Family Fun Events

Perth, Ontario. Photo Courtesy City of Perth

Take family fun on the road

Day tripper. One-way ticket, yeah.    With apologies to The Beatles, of course, we’ve gathered four interesting and fun day-trip destinations close to Ottawa. All can easily be expanded into a weekend, too, if that’s what your family wishes.   […]

There are so many things to do in Ottawa and area.

12 Great family fun events

The Casino Lac-Leamy Sound of Light When: Wednesdays and Saturdays, August 10 through 24 Where: Canadian Museum of History, 100 Laurier St., Gatineau What: With a mission of encouraging cultural discoveries through a varied and international artistic program, the Sound […]

The Wild Bird Care Centre relies on the public to bring in abandoned and injured birds.

For the birds

Region’s oldest wildlife rehab centre to construct new visitor’s area For nearly 30 years, residents of Ottawa and the surrounding area have been bringing injured or abandoned wild birds to the Wild Bird Care Centre in the west end. Tucked […]

12 Great family fun events

The Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition When: December 12, 13, 7 p.m. and December 13 at 1:30 p.m. at Shenkman Arts Centre; December 15 at 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at Meridian Theatres at Centrepointe Where: Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Blvd.; […]

Canada Army Run.

12 Great Family Fun Events

  Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light When: Wednesdays and Saturdays, until August 18 Where: Canadian Museum of History, 100 Laurier St., Gatineau What: The Sound of Light is a spectacular to satisfy the senses! Five international fireworks designers create […]

Active fun on tap for fall and winter

If you’re looking for some fun activities and programs to keep the kids busy this fall and winter, then check out what the city has to offer at its many recreation facilities. There are swimming lessons, skating lessons, fitness and […]