Events

Events


Oct
8
Thu
2015
Turkey Drop! @ 1310News
Oct 8 @ 07:00:00 AM – 05:00:00 PM

Thanksgiving weekend is right around the corner and 1310News wants to make sure that everyone in our community has a warm meal this holiday weekend.  Join us in collecting turkeys for the Ottawa Mission as part of the 1310News Turkey Drop this Thursday, October 8 from 7a-5p (2001 Thurston Drive)

 

We are asking that you help us raise as many turkeys as we can so that all 2800 plates of Thanksgiving dinner at the Ottawa Mission include turkey. You can drop off a turkey at 2001 Thurston Drive Thursday between 7am-5pm and we will deliver them all to the Ottawa Mission in time for Thanksgiving dinner!

 

About The Ottawa Missions’ annual Thanksgiving Holiday Dinner:

It will be held THIS Monday, October 12th in The Mission’s dining room at 35 Waller Street.

 

This year, the shelter expects to serve between 2,700 and 2,800 plates of turkey dinner, which is more than double the number of breakfasts, lunches and dinners normally served on a regular day. It takes between 80 and 90 large frozen turkeys to serve everyone in need a plate a delicious Thanksgiving Dinner.

 

What does it take to make dinner for so many?

  • 2,500 pounds of turkey
  • 300 pounds of baked ham
  • 450 pounds of mashed potatoes
  • 400 pounds of glazed baby carrots
  • 400 pounds of green bean almandine
  • 350 apple pies
  • 50 gallons of gravy

 

Anyone in need or alone for the holidays is welcome to come in for a delicious turkey dinner and companionship between 11:30am and 5pm.

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Nov
11
Wed
2015
Signatures Show @ Shaw Centre
Nov 11 @ 12:00:00 PM – Nov 15 @ 05:00:00 PM

Signatures Show logoSignatures Show is the Nation Capital’s premier holiday shopping event, a gathering of the finest talents of the Canadian Handmade community in a landmark destination.

 

Returning to the Shaw Centre for five days, Nov 11-15, Signatures Show features over 170 of Canada’s most talented artists, artisans, and designers interacting with shoppers in a unique marketplace, with their works on display for your admiration and inspiration.

 

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 Hours:
Wednesday 12pm – 9pm
Thursday 10am – 9pm
Friday 10am – 9pm
Saturday 10am – 6pm
Sunday 10am – 5pm

 

With an array of quality Canadian handcrafted products available, including fashion, home décor, natural body care, fine art, stunning jewellery, and specialty foods, it is a truly unforgettable affair for all to behold.

 

Check out the website here!

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WHAT’S HAPPENING:

“Field of Poppies” Exhibition – Opening Day

Free admission to all veterans, active military personnel and reservists.
Signatures Show observes Remembrance Day with a special “Field of Poppies” exhibition. A select group of our artisans have each created a special piece, working within their mediums, incorporating the Remembrance Day poppy symbol. The public is invited to vote for their favorite piece throughout opening day and the winning artisan will be announced at 8:30pm that evening.

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TGIF Shopping Party, 2 for 1 admission – Friday, November 13, 5pm – 9pm

TGIF! And there’s no better way to cap off the week than heading over to the Signatures Show after work with some friends. Grab a drink from the bar, a bite from the bistro and shop ‘til you drop!

 

“Early Bird Gets The Bag” – Saturday, November 14

Be one of the first 200 customers through the door Saturday morning and receive a sturdy and attractive Signatures shopping bag.

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Sep
29
Thu
2016
Turkey Drop! @ 1310News Headquarters
Sep 29 @ 06:30:00 AM – Sep 30 @ 03:00:00 PM
Turkey Drop! @ 1310News Headquarters | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada

Thanksgiving weekend is right around the corner and 1310News wants to make sure that everyone in our community has a warm meal this holiday weekend.  Join us in collecting turkeys for the Ottawa Mission as part of the 1310News Turkey Drop at 2001 Thurston Drive!

We are asking that you help us raise as many turkeys as we can so that all 2800 plates of Thanksgiving dinner at the Ottawa Mission include turkey. You can drop off a turkey at 2001 Thurston Drive Thursday, September 29 between 6:30am-5:00pm and Friday, September 30, 2016 between 6:30am-3:00pm and we will deliver them all to the Ottawa Mission in time for Thanksgiving dinner!

About The Ottawa Missions’ annual Thanksgiving Holiday Dinner:

It will be held on Monday, October 10th in The Mission’s dining room at 35 Waller Street.

This year, the shelter expects to serve between 2,700 and 2,800 plates of turkey dinner, which is more than double the number of breakfasts, lunches and dinners normally served on a regular day. It takes between 80 and 90 large frozen turkeys to serve everyone in need a plate a delicious Thanksgiving Dinner.

What does it take to make dinner for so many?

  • 2,500 pounds of turkey
  • 300 pounds of baked ham
  • 450 pounds of mashed potatoes
  • 400 pounds of glazed baby carrots
  • 400 pounds of green bean almandine
  • 350 apple pies
  • 50 gallons of gravy

 

Anyone in need or alone for the holidays is welcome to come in for a delicious turkey dinner and companionship between 11:30am and 5pm.