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Things to Do During the Last Long Weekend of the Summer

It’s the last long weekend of the summer, Ottawa. If you aren’t getting out of the city or heading to a cottage, there’s plenty of events happening here to make your weekend! Enjoy the Latin American Parade or head to Beachburg for a whitewater rafting adventure! Click here for a full list of events and activities.  
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Things To Do in Ottawa This Weekend

Ottawa has many exciting events and activities taking place this weekend, August 24th – 26th. Not only is there The Capital Fair, and festivals (like Lumiere Ottawa), but there will be an outdoor showing of Jurassic Park on Sparks Street! There will be something for everyone to enjoy this weekend. Click here for full event list.  
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Checklist: At least 40 things you should do in Ottawa before summer’s over (2018 edition)

OttawaStart.com, BY OTTAWASTART STAFF · AUGUST 16, 2018   We’re nearly halfway through August and the summer is just flying by.  But there’s still a lot of hot days and sunshine left. Here’s a list of 40 or so things you should check out before September. Go see Northern Lights and/or do yoga (Wednesdays at noon) on Parliament Hill. Ride your bike on a parkway during Nokia Sunday Bikedays. Have another beer (maybe for just a buck?) on another patio. Buy fresh food at a local farmers’ market. Visit a local winery or brewery. Take a road trip to Almonte or Merrickville or Perth or Wakefield or even Cornwall. Go
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Things to do in Ottawa this Weekend!

Happy long weekend! If you’re looking for things to do, Ottawa has plenty of exciting events and activities for you and the whole family! Check out events like the Northern Lights: Sound and Light Show, Capital Ribfest, and Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light. Click here for list of events.  
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8 Fun Mother’s Day Activities in Ottawa

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 13th and there’s lots to do in the Capital to celebrate how great Mom is! Take her to the Tulip Festival for beautiful sights or to the the House of Targ for arcade games and brunch – whatever Mom likes, there’s something happening in the city that she’ll love. Click here for 8 fun ideas for Mother’s Day in the Capital.  
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Don’t wait until the last minute, plan your Family Day Weekend now!

Family Day is Monday February 19th, which means there’s a long weekend ahead! There’s plenty of activities and events going on in the capital this week and weekend to choose from. Don’t wait until the last minute, plan your fun-packed weekend now! Click here to see the full list of events and activities.  
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Outdoor Family Fall Activities

  Though the kids have gone back to school, evenings and weekends still provide ample opportunities for having fun.   Why not get the family together and enjoy the crisp, cooler weather? From nature walks among the fallen leaves, to bustling outdoor markets, the Ottawa region has something to entertain you and your little ones all harvest season long!   Click here to see all the ideas!
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Fall is here – Enjoy Fall Rhapsody starting September 30

  Come and enjoy the spectacular fall colours on display throughout Gatineau Park. In addition to the popular spots in the Park’s southern sector, many other unique and fascinating places offer magnificent views — as well as being great spots to have a picnic in nature, take a walk in the woods or enjoy a bike ride. Click here for more information!  
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Don’t miss the Ottawa Fall Home Show – starts tomorrow!

Find out what’s hot in home renovation, decoration, landscaping and outdoor living   One of the largest fall home shows in Ottawa, Ontario, this show features landscaping companies, remodeling contractors, interior design companies, and more …   Click here for all of the details
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It’s fall…sort of!

It sure doesn’t feel like autumn, does it? But, nonetheless, today is the first day of fall. With this summery weather though, we really have to ask what the rest of the year is going to look like as winter approaches. Does this unusual warm weather mean we’re going to pay dearly with a cold, bitter winter? According to Environment Canada senior climatologist Dave Phillips: Not so much! “It is so Canadian to worry about winter before summery weather is even over.” Well, can you blame us? “There is going to be something for everybody. There are going to be some
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