Strawberry picking in the Ottawa area

The COVID pandemic has caused the closure of many events and activities but thankfully strawberry picking will still be a go! The season usually starts mid June until mid July however, it is best to call before going to make sure the conditions are right. Acorn Creek Garden Farm; 928 Acorn Creek Road, Carp. 613-836-2613 […]

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Apple picking in the Ottawa area

It’s almost the season for apple picking in the Ottawa area, here is a list of where to go for this great family outing. It is recommended to call ahead of time for apple picking conditions Avonmore Berry Farm 16365 Fourth Rd, Avonmore, ON, K0C 1C. 613-346-5414 Cannamore Orchard 1480 County Road 32, Crysler, ON, K0A 1R0. 613-448-3633 Dekok Family Berry […]

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Registration for fall 2015 classes in Ottawa and Gatineau

Mark your calendars, registration for fall 2015 classes offered by the cities of Ottawa and Gatineau is happening soon! Ottawa Fall 2015 and Winter 2016 class registration: For all aquatic programs, registration will start Monday August 10th at 9 pm online and by touchtone phone and Tuesday August 11th in person during business hours. For all other programs, […]

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Upcoming free activities in the Ottawa area

  Salsa babies is an activity for families and children of all ages held at Jean Pigott Place every Tuesday until August 18th from 10 am to noon. It’s a great opportunity to introduce your children to music and dance Circus Jam is an activity for families and children (supervision required) held at Marion Dewar […]

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Free Apple Camp Workshops

Do you have a tech savy child? Then these free Apple Camp workshops are perfect for them. They are offered in Apple Retail stores in the Ottawa area, therefore either Rideau Mall downtown or Bayshore Shopping Center. All of the workshops are offered in English only. This summer Apple is offering 3 workshops: Stories in motion […]

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Father’s Day activities in the Ottawa area

Billings Estate National Historic Site will be open June 21st from 10 am to 4 pm for the Father’s Day Antique Car Show. If your dad loves cool antique cars, this is the outing for you. There will also be live musical entertainment and a scavenger hunt for kids. The cost is 6$ per person or 16$ per family. There […]

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Easter activities in and around Ottawa

Easter Egg Hunt in Cinderella’s Garden at Carlingwood Shopping Centre on March 28th, 29th and April 4th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. & 1:30 to 4 p.m. Easter at the Farm at the Canadian Agriculture and Food Museum with it’s annual egg hunt on from April 3rd to April 6th from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.pm. […]

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