Events

Events


Sep
14
Mon
2015
CHEO Dream Of A Lifetime Lottery 2015 @ CHEO Dream Home
Sep 14 @ 10:05:00 AM – Dec 11 @ 11:45:00 PM
CHEO Dream Of A Lifetime Lottery 2015 @ CHEO Dream Home | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada

Make dreams come true for CHEO’s kids and maybe you!

 

Your ticket order not only gets you in all of the amazing prize draws, it also makes a difference in the lives of CHEO’s kids.  Order your tickets by calling (613) 722-KIDS (5437) or 1-877-562-5437, online at dreamofalifetime.ca, visit the Dream Home, visit Ottawa branches of BMO/TD Canada Trust/ CIBC/ RBC/Scotiabank/ National Bank.

 

 

Proceeds from this lottery will help provide new equipment, train staff, and create a child and youth friendly environment at CHEO. Money raised through the lottery also supports live saving research being done at the CHEO Research Institute.

 

 

The $1.7 million grand prize package includes a fully furnished and decorated Minto Dream Home with all furnishings by La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries, $100,000 in cash, 2016 Chevy Camaro 2SS from Myers Automotive Group, house cleaning for a year from The Maids Home Services, and $5,000 in groceries from Farm Boy! Plus much more!

 

 

 

*50/50 DRAW*

 

Increase your chances of winning big with the 50/50 draw! This optional draw will have a guaranteed minimum payout of $250,000 cash to the winner and will feature an escalating jackpot.  The more tickets sold – the higher the payout will be for the 50/50 winner.  To purchase tickets in the 50/50 Cash Draw you must first buy a ticket for the Dream of a Lifetime Lottery.  Ticket prices for the 50/50 Cash Draw are as follows:  1 for $10, 5 for $25 or 15 for $50.

 

Complete details for the 2015 CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery, including a complete rundown of all prizes can be found online at www.dreamofalifetime.ca.

 

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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Oct
24
Sat
2015
Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour
Oct 24 @ 12:00:00 PM – Oct 25 @ 10:00:00 PM
Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour

It’s all about hockey, and you’re invited! Join 1310News at the Robert Guertin Centre (125 Rue Carillon, Gatineau, QC) when the Rogers Hometown Hockey comes to town October 24 & 25!

 

A day full of Unique interactive experiences inside the Rogers Share Everything Zone, Meet and Greets with NHL Alumni, Playmobile kids zone, and  Ball Hockey Rink including pick-up games and hockey skills competitions.

 

•             Unique interactive experiences inside the Rogers Share Everything Zone, including virtual autographs with NHL players

•             Scotiabank Community Locker Room – featuring meet and greets with NHL Alumni, interactive games and a Scotia Hockey Club commemorative jersey giveaway for youth 16 and under

•             Dodge Family Face-Off featuring the Stow ‘n’ Go Challenge and a chance to win a Dodge Grand Caravan

•             Sportsnet Be a Broadcaster: call an NHL game highlight reel alongside Sportsnet Central anchor Evanka Osmak

•             Playmobil KidsZone with hockey-themed face painting, Sportsnet Magazine cover shoot and sign-making

•             McDonald’s® Ball Hockey Rink including pick-up games and hockey skills competitions, personalized hockey cards, as well as free McCafé® brewed coffee onsite

•             Free hot chocolate inside The Lodge, with a warming lounge, Adirondack chairs with built in Texture by Next Issue and more

 

Get full Rogers Hometown Hockey details here!

Oct
25
Sun
2015
The 2nd annual Ottawa Private School Expo @ Delta Ottawa City Centre
Oct 25 @ 12:00:00 PM – 04:00:00 PM

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The 2nd annual Ottawa Private School Expo is coming to the Delta Ottawa City Centre Sunday, October 25, 2015 from 12-4p!

 

Canada’s most successful, best-attended private school expos are an ideal way to kick off or supplement your school search:

  • Meet the leading private and independent schools
  • Learn strategies for finding the right school for your child
  • Explore different types of schools, educational philosophies and special programs
  • Find out what schools look for in applicants, and when and how to apply
  • Learn about scholarships, bursaries, and tax credits
  • Speak with current students and parents about their experiences
  • Network with likeminded parents

 

Take the next step in your school search by attending an expo. RSVP today and receive a 50% off admissions voucher to the expo of your choice.

 

Delta Ottawa City Centre
101 Lyon Street N,

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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Nov
14
Sat
2015
Rock for Public Services – Featuring Sam Roberts Band & Matt Mays!
Nov 14 @ 06:00:00 PM – 10:30:00 PM
Rock for Public Services - Featuring Sam Roberts Band & Matt Mays!

It’s that time of year again – the 8th annual ROCK FOR PUBLIC SERVICES! A free concert on November 14th at Ottawa’s T.D. Place with the amazing SAM ROBERTS BAND and Matt Mays!

 

You heard right. Absolutely free  – for – ABSOLUTELY EVERYONE.

 

ROCK FOR PUBLIC SERVICES featuring The Sam Roberts Band with special guests Matt Mays and  Ottawa’s own Amanda Rheaume.

 A fabulous night of free music presented by CUPE 503 with donations accepted for Sisters in Spirit, Native Women’s Association of Canada.

-Doors open at 6:30.

-No tickets are required for the event, seats are available for free on a first come, first served basis. Limited paid parking is available on-site.

Nov
24
Tue
2015
Women of Influence @ Westin Ottawa
Nov 24 @ 11:15:00 AM – 02:00:00 PM
Women of Influence @ Westin Ottawa | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada

1310News presents the Deloitte Women of Influence Luncheon Series!

An inspiring, progressive, and celebratory event for women looking for mentors and to connect with likeminded individuals on their path to success. The next lunch takes place Tuesday, November 24th , 2015 from 11:15a-2:00p at the Westin Ottawa!

Guest speaker Annalisa King at the top of the “Most Powerful Women” lists for good reason. As Best Buy Canada’s Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Annalisa is a driving force behind the success of the company. And this is no small feat; on the heels of a significant transformation, Best Buy is carving out a leadership position in Multi-Channel Retail. King has shown dedication to mentorship throughout her professional journey, which has included senior positions at Maple Leaf Foods, Kraft, and Pillsbury Canada. With a reputation as a dynamic thought-leader in the areas of corporate finance and business transformation.

Annalisa is also a Director of three Boards; Saputo Inc., The North West Company and the Vancouver Airport Authority; lending her Strategic and Financial Skills to the oversight of these organizations.

 

Dec
2
Wed
2015
Christmas Lights Across Canada
Dec 2 2015 @ 07:00:00 PM – Jan 7 2016 @ 10:00:00 PM

This Holiday season, the National Capital Region will shine with thousands of dazzling lights during Christmas Lights Across Canada at Parliament Hill!

 

In Canada’s Capital Region, the winter landscape glows with hundreds of thousands of dazzling holiday lights that brighten Confederation Boulevard, Canada’s ceremonial route circling the heart of the Capital. The Boulevard encompasses Wellington Street, Mackenzie Street, Elgin Street and Sussex Drive in downtown Ottawa, as well as Laurier Street in Gatineau and the Alexandra Bridge.

 

 

Some of the best places to experience the lights include the front lawn of Parliament Hill, Confederation Square and the Alexandra Bridge

 

A presentation of the Government of Canada in partnership with Manulife, exclusive sponsor.

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Dec
5
Sat
2015
The Ottawa Humane Society – Santa Paws!
Dec 5 @ 04:00:00 PM – Dec 20 @ 04:00:00 PM
The Ottawa Humane Society - Santa Paws!

Join Santa Paws at the Ottawa Humane Society! You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not shout i’m telling you why… Santa Paws is coming to town! Bring your furry friends and family to have your portrait taken with Santa and help Ottawa’s animals. All proceeds go directly to supporting the animals in the care of the Ottawa Humane Society.

 

 

Dates & Times for Santa Pet Pics:

  • Saturday, December 5 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 6 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Friday, December 11 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 12 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 13 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 19 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 20 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

 

Cost for photos:

$20  –  Digital Download File + Printed Photo (OHS Adopter fee)
$25  –  Digital Download File + Printed Photo (Regular fee)

Methods of payment accepted on-site: Cash, cheque, debit or credit.

 

Dec
9
Wed
2015
Snowsuit Fund Radiothon
Dec 9 @ 06:00:00 AM – 06:00:00 PM

1310News and Sleep Country present the Snowsuit Fund Radiothon Wednesday, December 9 from 6am – 6pm!

This winter, over 16,000 Snowsuits will be needed to keep children warm in the Ottawa area, and with your help we could change that. With every $40.00 donation, there is one less child that will be left out in the cold. So tune in, call in and share your warmth with a child.

  • To donate online click the ‘DONATE ONLINE’ button below

 

The Snowsuit Fund Radiothon - For Sleep Country

 

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