Summer Family Mornings will take place at the NAC on Tuesday July 16th from 10am to noon. There will be FREE activities, games, musical guests and more, for children of all ages.
Baby Time at the Ottawa Public Library Nepean Centrepointe Branch will be on Tuesday July 16th from 10:30 to 11:30. Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. Ages 0 – 18 months.
WEDNESDAY JULY 17TH
Backyard Storytime at the Ottawa Public Library Richmond Brach on Wednesday July 17th from 10:15 to 11:15. Storytime and Stay& Play in the backyard!This is an outdoor event! Please be prepared, there may be dirt, bugs, sun and fun!
Step Into the Kitchen at Billings Estate National Historic Site on Thursday July 18th from 10am to 11:30 am. Measure and mix your way through a heritage cooking lesson.
TD Summer Reading Club: Create Your Own Comics with CTON on Thursday July 18th from 10:30 to noon at Ottawa Public Library Carlingwood Branch or from 2:30 to 4pm at the Beaverbrook Branch. Write and illustrate your own personal comic stories with TD Summer Reading Club artist Clayton Hanmer. Learn about the basic structure of comic creation and be encouraged to get silly!
Makermobile on Thursdays July 18th from 2pm to 3pm at the Ottawa Public Library Greenboro Branch. Discover, play, build and create with our maker cart. For ages 8-12.
Fortissimo on Parliament Hill at 7pm from July 18th to 20th . A military and musical spectacular created for the lawns of Parliament Hill featuring massed military bands, pipes and drums, guest performers and the soldiers of the Ceremonial Guard.
The Canadian Stone Carving Festival will be on from Friday July 19th to 21st on Sparks Street. It’s a unique opportunity to interact with professional carvers, artisans and enthusiasts as they turn blocks of limestone into one-of-a-kind works of art using traditional methods.
Storytime at Rideau Hall will be on Friday July 19th from 1 pm. to 3 pm. Frontier College staff and volunteers invite the general public, families, and groups of children to settle in under the Reading Tent to read books and to participate in fun reading, writing, and science activities. We hope to see you there! While you are at Rideau Hall, take in the sights and visit for the whole day! We have a wide array of free activities offered on-site during the summer.
Block Party at the Ottawa Public Library Carlingwood Branch Friday July 19th from 2pm to 3pm. Building Boom: show off your architectural creativity with Lego®.
Wonder Park will be playing at Ouellette Park Friday July 19th starting at 7pm.
Capital Pop Up Cinema Production presents BIG at 8:30 on Friday July 19th on Sparks Street.
2019 TorchLight Shakespeare Series presents Romeo & Juliet at Centrepointe Park in Nepean at 7pm. Admission is free but a 20$ donation is recommended. Monday 15th will be in Strathcona Park, Tuesday 16th at Fairbairn House in Wakefield, Wednesday 17th at New Edinburg Park, Thursday 18th at Fisher Heights Park in Nepean and Friday 19th at Hintonburg Park in Hintonburg.
Northern Lights – Sound & Light Show on Parliament Hill will be showing at 10pm Monday to Friday. A show featuring key figures, events and achievements from Canadian history are brought to life against the backdrop of the Centre Block and Peace Tower. It’s FREE!
The Canadian Museum of History welcomes Indigenous Experiences at 11:15am, 1pm, 2:30pm and 4pm Monday to Friday. Come explore Indigenous culture firsthand through dance performances, near a site once used as both a trading post and a place of friendship and celebration. Tickets are 10$ per person.