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Kid Friendly Easter Activities in Ottawa 2018

With Easter just a week away, here are some awesome kid friendly Easter activities happening in the Ottawa area! EASTER AT THE MUSEUM Come celebrate Easter at the Farm from March 30th to April 2nd were the barns have come alive with the arrival of newborn animals such as lambs, rabbits, chicks and ducklings. Also, you can learn about the transformation […]

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March Break Movies at Cineplex

Looking for a cheap indoor activity for your kids during March break? Cineplex is offering select family favorites Monday March 12th to Friday March 16th starting at 11AM for only 2.99$ each. WONDER   DESPICABLE ME 3   FERDINAND   THE BOSS BABY   For more information or to purchase tickets in advance, Cineplex official […]

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March Break 2018 Activities in the Ottawa area

With March Break 2018 right around the corner, here are some awesome activities to keep your kids busy! Indigo – Chapters are offering FREE march Break events Monday to Friday at 11am. Monday: Arts & Crafts Day Tuesday: Unplug and Play Wednesday: What will you Build? Thursday: Design & Create Friday: Adventure Beach The Ottawa […]

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Free Ultimate Frisbee Clinics

Ottawa Carleton Ultimate Association is excited to be running a series of free Ultimate Frisbee Clinics to introduce youth players ages 8 to 13 to Ultimate. There will be 4 sessions led by a group of experienced coaches and competitive club players. These clinics are intended for beginners / intermediate players and those considering joining […]

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Kids Friendly Activities on Family Day Weekend

Family Day is just around the corner and there are tons of activities to enjoy throughout the city!! It’s the last weekend to enjoy Winterlude and all the great outdoor family activities. One way to be cool but stay warm is inside on Family Day weekend is at the Canada Science and Technology Museum for Cool […]

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Glow in the Dark Obstacle Racing at N.U.T.S

Come enjoy a new wild experience at N.U.T.S! The interactive obstacle race now GLOWS IN THE DARK every Friday & Saturday evenings from 5pm to 9pm!   N.U.T.S has partnered with GlowSPort Ottawa to bring you Ottawa’s first Glow in the dark obstacle course! A challenge for the body, the mind AND your senses! The […]

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KidsFest Ottawa

KIDSFEST is Ottawa’s BIGGEST and BEST children’s show that will be held March 3rd & 4th 2018 at the EY Centre. Throughout these 2 days, you will find award winning performers, interactive demonstrations, informative exhibits, and your favourite superheros and princesses. KidsFest is over 50,000 square feet of entertainment for parents and children alike! Families will amazed by […]

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PJ party with KidMascots

KidMascots presents a PJ Party with the KidMascots on Saturday February 24th 2018 from 4 to 6pm at Cedarhill Golf Course in Barrhaven. Put on your PJ’s and slippers and come enjoy an evening full of fun and activities with your children and the KidMascots at Cedarhill Golf Course. The PJ party includes: dinner dancing […]

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River Oak Skating Trails

Come enjoy the great outdoors with the family and experience the best winter has to offer by skating on an enchanting 2.6km long trail through orchards, meadows and forests! Skate or walk on the 2.6km trail through the orchards, bring your hockey stick and work on your handling, come inside and have a hot chocolate […]

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Animal Tracking on Snowshoes in Gatineau Park

Fun for Kids in the Ottawa Area during the month of February 2018

Fête Frissons. Come celebrate a winter morning full of family fun on February 3rd 2018 from 8:30 to noon at the Shenkman Centre in Orleans. There will be music, face-painting, art-making, circus-arts, stories, dancing and outdoor fun in the snow NAC Orchestra Family Concerts will be held February 3rd  and February 11th. Enjoy an musical experience with […]

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Winterlude 2018

Winterlude 2018

Celebrate winter in Ottawa during the Winterlude 2018 festival from February 2nd to 19th.  Three fun filled weekend of activities for the whole family to enjoy! Snowflake Kingdom will be at a new location this year: 350 Laurier Street (the North end of Jacques Cartier Park). It will have TONS of FREE activities for children to […]

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Dreamworks Animation: The Exhibition

Dreamworks Animation: The Exhibition

Throughout this exhibition, visitors will discover the art and technology behind Dreamworks Animation, the world’s largest animation studio From the makers of Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon, comes an extraordinary exhibition celebrating over 20 years of DreamWorks Animation! This Exhibition is divided into 3 parts: Character, Story and World and features over 350 items including […]

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Museum Closures – January 2018

The following museums will be closed for annual maintenance Canadian Museum of Nature : closed from January 8th to 12th, to reopen on Saturday January 13th. Canadian Museum of History: closed from January 8th to 12th, to reopen on Saturday January 13th. Canadian Children’s Museum: closed from January 8th to 12th, to reopen on Saturday January 13th. […]

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Nannies on Call Ottawa

Nannies on Call is an agency that has been serving Canadian families since 2001 and has expanded to Ottawa and Gatineau since October 2017. Their roster of nannies currently consists of over 400 live-out nannies Nannies on Call helps busy parents find childcare,whether it be under a permanent contract, or casual babysitting. Their goal is to […]

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Family Friendly New Years Eve Celebration to Ring in 2018

Rick Chiarelli’s Alcohol-Free Family New Years Eve was voted the “Best Place to be on New Years Eve”! Come out to Ben Franklin Place (Centre Pointe Drive) on December 31st 2017 from 6pm to 10pm to enjoy the free indoor and outdoor wholesome family fun and fireworks show. Activities include a show from the Nepean Skate Club followed […]

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Mosaïvernales – Winter Magic – Gatineau 2018

Mosaïvernales – Winter Magic – Gatineau 2018 will be showcased in Jacques-Cartier park in Gatineau from January 26th to March 4th 2018.     Mosaïcultures Internationales de Montréal in partnership with the City of Gatineau, has announced Mosaïvernales! A unique and grandiose attraction that will be showcased in Jacques-Cartier Park South, from January 26th to […]

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Shopkins Live! Shop it up!

Shopkins Live! Shop it Up! in Ottawa

Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! takes the stage Saturday, April 14th 2018 at The Arena at TD Place in Ottawa. Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! is the first theatrical production based on the wildly successful Shopkins brand created by Australian based Moose Toys. Shopkins is North America’s #1 toy brand and a social media sensation […]

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