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This Week: June 7 to 13, 2012

On Friday, the Goethe Institut Ottawa presents a free screening of It’s a Jungle Out There; Support a great cause, get some exercise as a family, and enjoy some good eats at the annual CHEO BBQ 2012: http://www.cheobbq.com (June 9) The annual Make-A-Wish Foundation’s Annual Teddy Bear’s Picnic takes place on Sunday in …

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This Week: May 31 to June 6, 2012

This week in Ottawa:

The Orleans Festival takes place from Friday to Sunday;  The Taiwan Sublime photo exhibit runs from June 1 to 29 at the Orleans branch of the Ottawa Public Libary; Capital Vélo Fest takes place on Saturday and Sunday and includes a bicycle rodeo, the Tour la nuit nighttime ride, and Vélo …

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Thank You!

You may have noticed that I’ve taken on some new challenges recently. (I blogged about them here and here.) One of the side effects of launching a new business venture is that old hobbies sometimes fall by the wayside, even the ones that are near and dear to us. I haven’t felt like I’ve been doing …

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This Week: May 24 to 30, 2012

This week in Ottawa:

Thursday is Taiwan Movie Night at the Ottawa Public Library’s Main Branch; The Taiwan Sublime Photo Exhibit continues at the Stittsville and Blackburn Hamlet branches of the Ottawa Public Library; The Ottawa Dressage Festival takes place Friday through Sunday at the Nepean National Equestrian Park – admission and parking are …

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This Week: May 17 to 23, 2012

This week in Ottawa:

The Taiwan Sublime Photo Exhibit continues at the Stittsville and Blackburn Hamlet branches of the Ottawa Public Library; Enjoy free admission to the Museum of Nature on Friday in honour of International Museums Day; The Currency Museum’s special exhibit, ComODDITY, will take place Friday through Monday; Participating Cineplex Theatres are offering …

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Win 2 entries to Capital Vélo Fest’s “Tour la nuit”!

Last year I blogged about a new bicycle festival that took place in June - Capital Vélo Fest. I’m pleased to say that last year’s event was such a great success, this year’s festival has been expanded to a full weekend of fun!

Capital Vélo Fest 2012 will take place on Saturday, June 2nd and Sunday, June 3rd, …

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This Week: May 10 to 16, 2012

This week in Ottawa:

The Taiwan Sublime Photo Exhibit continues at the Stittsville and Blackburn Hamlet branches of the Ottawa Public Library; The Currency Museum celebrates International Museums Day with special presentations on Saturday and Sunday; Chinatown Remixed takes place on Saturday; Participating Cineplex Theatres are offering family favourites for $2.50/person – this Saturday’s …

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Win tickets to see Rumpelstiltskin at the International Children’s Festival!

Last year, I added the Ottawa International Children’s Festival to my exclusive Not frugal but worth it! category after B.G. and I attended a terrific performance. This year’s Festival will take place from May 30th to June 3rd, and the lineup of shows and activities is, as always, impressive - I was trying to pick …

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This Week: May 3 to 9, 2012

This week in Ottawa:

The Taiwan Sublime Photo Exhibit continues at the Stittsville Branch of the Ottawa Public Library; The Tulip Festival kicks off on Friday! Participating Cineplex Theatres are offering family favourites for $2.50/person – this Saturday’s movie is Short Circuit; Jane’s Walk takes place on Saturday and Sunday (if you’ve never participated, I highly …

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Contest: 3 Museums, 1 Card!

I”m back! And I have a fantastic contest to start out the month. The Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation has provided Frugal Fun Ottawa with a Basic Household Membership to give away! This is a fantastic prize that will keep you and the kids busy with unlimited admission to not one, not two, but …

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