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What’s On This Weekend

Edited on October 30th to highlight Halloween Fun:

Halloween Monday in Ottawa:

Get free face painting, crafts and Halloween treats at Place d’Orleans; Dovercourt Recreation Centre is hosting a free Haunted House from 6 to 8 pm; Enjoy a “Mad Science” Halloween at Rideau Hall with special Halloween activities and treats, and stop …

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Win Two Tickets to The Rocky Horror Picture Show!

 

I’ve heard a lot about The Rocky Horror Picture Show, but I have to admit that I’ve never seen it. I’ve always avoided watching it on television, because I understand that seeing it in a theatre is quite the experience. I imagine that there’s no better time to see it than at Halloween, …

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What’s On This Weekend

This weekend in Ottawa:

Catch Fast Five at the North Grenville Municipal Centre on Friday (Almost Frugal); Enjoy a free Stargazing Party at the Museum of Science and Technology in honour of National Science and Technology Week. The museum will offer a free presentation on Simplified Stargazing from City or Country by Terence Dickinson at …

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What’s On This Weekend

This weekend in Ottawa:

It’s Ladies’ Night at the North Grenville Municipal Centre on Friday - they’re screening Bridesmaids (Almost Frugal, For Grown-ups); The University of Ottawa Orchestra will present a concert at St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts Friday evening; admission is by voluntary contribution; The Ontario Archeological Society is putting on a free public lecture …

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Win a Family Pass for the Spooky Wagon Ride!

Thanksgiving is over (though you wouldn’t know it by the weather) and Halloween is just around the corner – but I don’t know if I’m ready to tackle costumes and candy just yet! If you’re feeling the same way, I have another great contest to help ease you into Halloween. Every year Cannamore Orchard in Crysler …

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What’s On This Weekend

This weekend in Ottawa:

Catch Transformers: Dark of the Moon at the North Grenville Municipal Centre on Friday (Almost Frugal); Carleton’s Annual Butterly Show continues through Monday; admission is free and on-campus parking will be free on Monday as it’s a holiday. Bring orange sections to attract the butterflies and they’ll land right in the palm of your hand - I’m …

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A Spooky Ottawa Contest

 

Did you know that many buildings in Ottawa are haunted? Halloween is fast approaching, and Ottawa’s Haunted Walk offers a great Halloween activity -learning about this haunted heritage with a spooky Haunted Walk! 

Hubby and I were recently offered complimentary Haunted Walk tickets, and we jumped at the chance to find out a bit more about the …

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What’s On This Weekend

This weekend in Ottawa:

This weekend marks a Frugal Fun Ottawa first – I’m not just talking about other people’s events, I’m hosting my own! The Frugal Fun Ottawa Book Swap will take place on Sunday at Sun Café & Flowers (410 Bank Street) from 10 am to 1 pm. Hope to see you there!

Enjoy over 100 free …

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Ottawa Culture Days

A few weeks ago I noticed that the NAC was putting on a series of free events between Friday,September 30th and Sunday,October 2nd. They were listed as “Culture Days at the NAC”, and at the time I thought that was a title that the NAC had thought up. Then I got an event submission from the …

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The first Frugal Fun Ottawa book swap!

I love to read, and as you may know, I love to be frugal. You may also know that I hate clutter, and that I live in a pretty small house. I was looking at the piles of books that are taking over my tiny office space, and thinking, “Hmm, I’ve read all these …

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