things to do

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 […]

Like to swim? There's a place to do that this March Break.

Wet and wild

Want to make a big splash this summer? Look no further than your own neighbourhood for some fun in the water, Mike Carroccetto writes One of the best ways to have some family fun on a hot summer day is to […]

Child jumping on colorful playground trampoline. Kids jump in inflatable bounce castle on kindergarten birthday party Activity and play center for young child. Little boy playing outdoors in summer.

Kid-tested, mom-approved

These free – or inexpensive – outings will get your kids socializing and your sanity intact. Tracey Tong – and our preschool tester – report   Whether you’re a stay-at-home parent, on parental leave, or just have the day off […]

Ottawa’s best-kept secrets

Keeping active, curious children happy and engaged with stimulating activities – and trying to balance that with a tight family budget – can be a challenge, and as the temperature drops, finding suitable activities gets even trickier. Break out the […]