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This Week: March 1 to 7, 2012

This week in Ottawa:

The RCMP’s annual Musical Ride Open House takes place on Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm; Participating Cineplex theatres are offering family favourites for $2.50 per ticket. This week’s movie, Jumanji, is playing on Saturday at 11 am at Silver City Gloucester and Cineplex Odeon South Keys – thanks for the email Mary! …

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What’s On This Weekend

March is almost over - I sure hope it goes out like a lamb! I’m so ready for spring. I’ll start putting together my Tulip Festival listing soon, a good sign that spring is just around the corner.

This weekend in Ottawa:

Friday night: The Austrian Embassy presents Arts Cafe at Tabaret Hall, featuring pianist Stefan Stroissnig; …

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Little Ray’s Reptile Show – Two Thumbs Up

I took Bonhomme to Hazeldean Mall yesterday to see Little Ray’s Reptile Show.  We had planned on taking both kids, but unfortunately B.G. was under the weather, so she stayed home with Hubby. It’s too bad that she was sick; I think she would really have enjoyed the show.

Bonhomme and I arrived early, and I snagged a seat at …

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Little Ray’s Reptile Show

I’ve heard great things about Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo.  Located at 5305 Bank Street, they offer hands-on, educational zoological visits and have over 250 animals on display.  At $38 per family, a visit to the Reptile Zoo isn’t frugal by my standards; however in honor of March Break Little Ray’s Reptiles will be coming to …

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What’s On This Weekend

March Break begins tomorrow!  If you’re heading away to sun and surf, please have a coconut-y drink for me :) 

If you’re staying in town with the kids this week, you can find plenty of March Break fun that won’t break the bank using this handy-dandy listing:

 March Break on a …

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Lunching with the NAC Orchestra

I had the best lunch today.  Not because of what I had to eat for lunch, but because of what I got to do during my lunch break.  I headed over to Gatineau’s Place du Centre and listened to the NAC Orchestra perform four lively pieces from their repertoire.  The food court at Place du …

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It’s NAC Orchestra Week

March 7 to 13 is the fifth annual NAC Orchestra Week, and for the first time the whole orchestra will be giving two free lunchtime concerts.  The first concert will be on Tuesday at noon at Place du Centre in Gatineau; the second will be in Jean Pigot Hall at Ottawa City Hall.  The NAC Orchestra will …

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What’s On This Weekend

The RCMP Musical Ride Annual Open House is on Saturday from 10am to 3pm.  You can read Vicky’s post about last year’s Open House over at Kids in the Capital.

 

Enjoy Bird Watching at the Museum of Nature’s Aylmer campus on Saturday from 9am to noon.  (This activity takes place in French). …

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