September 22, 2011  

Beginning today Ottawa’s Little Italy celebrates its La Vendemmia harvest festival. Come to Preston Street & join us for the fun & delicious events including the Taste of Preston Street Food & Wine Show, the hilarious Grape Stomp - a fundraiser for Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation & a Wine Auction, featuring wines ready to drink or to collect in your cellar. There’s something fun for everyone to enjoy on Preston Street during La Vendemmia.

Get ready to rock Ottawa! Simple Plan is coming to Ottawa February 24th, 2012 at Scotiabank Place with special guests Marianas Trench, All Time Low and These Kids Wear Crowns! Tickets go on sale this Friday September 23rd! Enter our contest for a chance to meet them in person!

The Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life Ottawa 2011 is happening this weekend at City Hall! This candlelight walk honours and remembers those who have gone before us and lights the way in hope for an end to this disease.

Attention all country music fans: O-Town Hoedown starts this weekend! This concert series takes place in five different venues in Ottawa and showcases the diversity of the Canadian alt-country scene. Musical genres on offer will range from rockabilly to cowpunk to folk-rock to bluegrass and everything in between!

The NHL Pre-Season has started and it's time to get excited - our Ottawa Senators You Be the Judge contest is back! Enter our contest for a chance to win 2 VIP Goal Judge Seats, special access to the Club 101 VIP lounge, a free buffet, and post game interview access! There's a winner for every Ottawa Senators home game! Good luck!

Don't forget to also vote for your favourite Ottawa bar on our Ottawa Events Facebook Page! Answer our poll by clicking on "questions"!

More upcoming events and contests can be found on our site.

Have a great weekend!

http://www.ottawakiosk.comPlane Pull Challenge 6 - Ottawa

Plane Pull Challenge 6  
Date: September 24th, 2011 | Location: 1000 Airport Parkway Private, Ottawa Ontario K1V 9B4

Think you're strong? Prove it. Plane Pull Challenge 6 in support of Project Clear Skies and the Sens Foundation. (more info)

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Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life Ottawa 2011  
Date: September 24th, 2011 | Location: City Hall Marion Dewar Plaza, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa Ontario K1P 1J1

Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life Ottawa is an annual fundraising walk organized by Bruce House. It supports the programs of seven local organizations that respond to HIV/AIDS in our community. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comLa Vendemmia! Ottawa's Celebration of Wine, Food & Art  - Ottawa

La Vendemmia! Ottawa's Celebration of Wine, Food & Art   
Date: September 22- 25th, 2011 | Location: Preston Street, Ottawa Ontario

We invite you to join us for the ever-popular Moveable Feast, a multicourse gourmet discovery of signature Preston Street restaurants, the riotous Grape Stomp fundraiser for the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, and the signature Taste of Preston Street Food & Wine Show. (more info)

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Putt Out Heart Disease  
Date: October 3rd, 2011 | Location: A Putt Above, 3825 Richmond Rd, Ottawa Ontario

Teams of 4 will play 18 holes of minigolf to raise money for the Heart and Stroke Foundation in a fun filled evening. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comSimple Plan - Ottawa

Simple Plan  
Date: Until February 23rd, 2012 | Location: 1000 Palladium Drive, Ottawa Ontario K2V 1A4

MuchMusic presents the 2012 Canadian Simple Plan tour in support of their gold-certified album Get Your Heart On!. Opening for Simple Plan will be Marianas Trench, All Time Low and These Kids Wear Crowns.

Tickets go on sale Friday September 23 at (more info)

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Newly Diagnosed: The Basics of Celiac Disease  
Date: September 21st, 2011 | Location: 3191 Riverside Drive, Ottawa Ontario

The Canadian Celiac Association - Ottawa Chapter is offering a meeting for those newly diagnosed with Celiac Disease or on the gluten-free diet. (more info)

Purple: Feast & Fashion  
Date: September 23rd, 2011 | Location: 53 Elgin Street, Ottawa Ontario

Four-Course Dinner and Accessories Fashion Show including cocktail hour, one of a kind accessories shopping, silent auction, door prizes and outrageous entertainment in support of the Lymphoma Foundation Canada. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comWalk2Hear 2011 - Ottawa

Walk2Hear 2011  
Date: September 24th, 2011 | Location: Jack Purcell Community Centre, 320 Jack Purcell Lane, Ottawa Ontario

You, friends and family are the force behind the possible. So please join the cause for over 10% of our Nation's people at the second annual "Walk 2 Hear" event on Sept. 24, 2011 and make aware that you care. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comKSC 36TH Anniversary - Ottawa

KSC 36TH Anniversary  
Date: September 24th, 2011 | Location: 2500 Campeau Drive, Kanata Ontario

Kanata Dance Club is a non-profit, community dance club for everyone over 30!

Dances held on Saturdays
8:00 pm to 12:30 am

(more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comWalk For Smiles 2011 - Ottawa

Walk For Smiles 2011  
Date: September 24th, 2011 | Location: Vincent Massey Park, Ottawa Ontario

Walk For Smiles is a fun, family friendly day that brings Starlight families, volunteers and supporters together to help raise funds for the Starlight Children’s Foundation. (more info)

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A MacSummer Night's Dream   
Date: September 24th, 2011 | Location: 245 Centrum Boulevard, Ottawa Ontario

Shakespeare's story with a Scottish twist! Caithream Celtic Dance Fusion is proud to present this fun version of A Midsummer Night's Dream, told through dance, speech, and song. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comOttawa Charity Ping Pong Tournament - Ottawa

Ottawa Charity Ping Pong Tournament  
Date: September 24th, 2011 | Location: Capital Music Hall, 128 York St, Ottawa Ontario

This charity tournament seeks to make a difference by engaging people in a friendly, yet competitive, game of ping pong and by putting all the proceeds raised towards a good cause. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comFuture Shock Ottawa Hip Hop Classes - Ottawa

Future Shock Ottawa Hip Hop Classes  
Date: Until December 4th, 2011 | Location: 2 Daly Avenue, Ottawa Ontario

Future Shock Ottawa hip hop classes are offered for beginner/intermediate youth dancers that are ages 18 and under. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comNick Tritton Annual Golf Tournament - Ottawa

Nick Tritton Annual Golf Tournament  
Date: September 25th, 2011 | Location: 154 Caldwell Road, Lanark Ontario

Canadian Olympian Nick Tritton & his family & sponsors invite you to join them at this year's Nick Tritton Annual Golf Tournament. (more info)

Japan Day  
Date: September 25th, 2011 | Location: 100 Laurier Street, Gatineau Quebec

This celebration of Japanese culture features a wide range of individual artists, performances and more for visitors of all ages. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comDental Presentation of Celiac Disease - Ottawa

Dental Presentation of Celiac Disease  
Date: September 28th, 2011 | Location: 3191 Riverside Drive, Ottawa Ontario

Come on out September's celiac association general meeting, featuring a local dental hygienist who will discuss recognizing celiac symptoms and various dental issues. All are welcome. (more info)

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Turning a Negative Into Positive  
Date: Until September 30th, 2011 | Location: Ottawa, Ottawa Ontario

Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System Fund Raising Campaign for Prostate Cancer (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comBeyond the Blues - Ottawa

Beyond the Blues  
Date: September 30th, 2011 | Location: Hampton Inn, 200 Coventry Road, Ottawa Ontario

This year we will celebrate the impact that Bereaved Families (BFO-OR) has had on the Ottawa community for over 30 years. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comPuppy Fostering Information Session - Ottawa

Puppy Fostering Information Session  
Date: Until December 9th, 2011 | Location: 4120 Rideau Valley Drive, Ottawa Ontario

You can raise and train a future guide dog or assistance dog in your home. Attend an information session to learn more about this unique and special volunteer opportunity. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comAmelia: The Girl Who Wants to Fly - Ottawa

Amelia: The Girl Who Wants to Fly  
Date: Until October 2nd, 2011 | Location: 1233 Wellington St. W. (at Holland), Ottawa Ontario

We're so pleased to bring you a musical this season. This production from Picton's Festival Players was a runaway hit last summer. Amelia features a knockout performance by Ottawa actress Eliza-Jane Scott. This role was tailor made for her outstanding musical and dramatic talents. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comO-Town Hoedown - Ottawa

O-Town Hoedown  
Date: Until October 2nd, 2011 | Location: Ottawa, Ottawa Ontario

The O-Town Hoedown is a concert series, which will take place in five different venues in Ottawa and will showcase the diversity of the Canadian alt-country scene. (more info)

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Movies for Mommies  
Date: Until November 17th, 2011 | Location: 1200 St. Laurent Boulevard, Ottawa Ontario

Movies for Mommies - $8.00 per person. No passes. (more info)

Cal Lane | Sweet Crude  
Date: Until November 6th, 2011 | Location: 35 George Street, Ottawa Ontario

The Ottawa School of Art is proud to present 'Sweet Crude' an exhibition by the award-winning artist Cal Lane. A selection of her works from the 'Sweet Crude' project will be displayed at the OSA Gallery at 35 George Street from September 14 to November 6, 2011. (more info)

Legion Halls  
Date: Until November 20th, 2011 | Location: 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa Ontario

This exhibition consists of 25 images by Toronto photographer Tobi Asmoucha. Her photos have documented community life across the country and capture a glimpse of the role that Legion Halls play in Canadian communities today. (more info)


"Be The Critic"'s Best Seats In The House!

Every week, two lucky winners will be chosen for select movies that premier that week. These winners will sit in the "Best Seats in the House" at SilverCity Cineplex Odeon for the early evening Friday show. (enter contest)

The Weekly Giveaway

Readers sign up to win a free bunch of flowers on the contest page online or in the email Newsletter, we pick 1 name weekly and send them a voucher to redeem at Weekly Flowers ($20 Value). (enter contest) - You Be The Judge contest!

Ever wanted to sit on the glass? has taken it a step further. The goal judges are now in the press box and we have taken over their seats. Enter to win the goal judge seats. (enter contest)

Meet and Greet Simple Plan

Want to see Simple Plan in Ottawa? How about meet them live in person? will be giving away tickets to see Simple Plan live in concert on Friday, February 24, 2012 at ScotiaBank Place. The winner will also have the oppourtunity to meet Simple Plan in person. (enter contest)

Win Ottawa Theatres Tickets and Ottawa Theatres will be giving away One pair of tickets per show. Show will be either playing at Centerpointe Theatre, or Shenkman Arts Centre part of Ottawa Theatres. (enter contest)

Ottawa Wedding Magazine Contest Promotion

1. Honeymoon Vacation
WIN a ONE WEEK All-inclusive stay at the 5 star Riu Palace Macao in Punta Cana.
2. Diamond Ring Give-a-way
WIN a $5,000 Credit from Hardens towards a Victor diamond ring.
3. Wedding Flower Give-a-way
WIN a $1,000 credit from Alta Vista Flowers towards their wedding flowers. (enter contest)

Oil Change For Life

Welcome to the and Sterling Ford "OIL CHANGE FOR LIFE" Contest. No purchase necessary. Entrants, must be 19 years of age or older, be a Canadian citizen, an Ottawa area resident, and hold a valid drivers license to be eligible to win the "OIL CHANGE FOR LIFE" Contest. (enter contest)


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