OTTAWA – Check out local and community events happening this weekend!

 

FRIDAY-Happy Halloween!

POPPY CAMPAIGN KICK OFF

 

FURY OF THE FALLEN

  • Ottawa’s creepiest haunted house experience located insisde FunHaven (1050 Baxter Rd.)
  • Runs nightly 6:00-10:00 p.m. until Halloween night
  • Proceeds from the haunt go to CHEO
  • furyofthefallen.com

 

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW

  • Join Carter Brown from The New 105.3 KISSFM for the midnight screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • The Mayfair Theatre at 11:55pm
  •  Don’t miss our one-of-a-kind sing-along featuring the Absent Friends shadow cast! Nobody does Rocky Horror like the Mayfair! (Please, no rice or confetti; use bubbles!)
  • $10 members | $15 non-members

 

THE ST. MARY CHURCH GIRLS YOUTH GROUP 

  • The Group will be trick or treating for food bank items on Halloween night in Carleton Place
  • Part of the Free the Children’s campaign against hunger, called “We Scare Hunger”
  • Goal is to collect 1 000 000 pounds of food!

 

HALLWOEEN AT RIDEAU HALL

  • From 5pm to 8pm, trick-or-treaters can explore the haunted Visitor Centre and discover how to concoct magic potions.
  • Rideau Hall staff will distribute goodies to visitors of all ages.
  • www.gg.ca

INCIDENT AT THE BUNKER: A ZOMBIE ADVENTURE!

  • Diefenbunker, Canada’s Cold War Museum until November 1
  • Travel “in time” to go on an interactive adventure with the undead, deep inside the labyrinth that is the Cold War Museum.
  • www.diefenbunker.ca

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SATURDAY:

ICE AID CHARITY HOCKEY TOURNAMENT (Kanata Sensplex)

  • Ice Aid was started by two Ottawa Catholic School Board teachers – Kevin McNamara & Rick Farrah – who wanted teachers to be able to meet colleagues and friends over a day of hockey, and give back to the community at the same time.
  • Money raised will benefit Roger’s House, Camp Misquah and the Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa.
  • Register, donate and ticket Information contact  Kevin.McNamara@ocsb.ca

 

CAT SHOW (Sat&Sun)

 

GREAT PUMPKIN BALL

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SUNDAY:

THE BRANCH ARTISAN’S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHOW & SALE

  • November 1 & 2 at Kemptville College from 9:30a-4pm
  • All handcrafted items, shop early to find that perfect gift!
  • Free Admission

 

THE 3RD ANNUAL TASTE OF RUSSIA FESTIVAL

  • Authentic, delicious Russian cuisine, live entertainment, beautiful art for sale, a bazaar, souvenirs, fun for the whole family
  • 11 am to 4 pm in the Pushkin Cultural Centre, 89 Stonehurst Ave., Ottawa.
  • memorialchurch.ca/en/festival2014. Ph. 613-599-9743. email: RussianFestOttawa@gmail.com

 

TOLEDO LEGION DANCE

  • Toledo Legion is hosting a dance featuring Sagebrush
  • Doors open at 1pm and dancing is from 2-5pm followed by a hot supper

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UPCOMING:

SIGNATURES SHOW

  • Ottawa Convention Centre November 11-16
  • Visit 200 of Canada’s best artists, artisans and designers with innovative displays, contemporary designs and the excitement of downtown crowds.
  • www.signaturesottawa.ca