Looking for exciting things to do this month? Check out our guide for what’s on in the Ottawa area this month!
STAMPING CLASSES WITH MELISSA – BARRHAVEN
A variety of card-making and scrapbooking classes using Stampin’ Up! products. New classes offered every month! Current classes for this month include Christmas Cards, a Christmas Wreath and a Mommy & Me Class!!! For the entire schedule click HERE
CITY OF OTTAWA LIBRARY PROGRAMS - check out your local library for on-going children and adult programs.
MOMMY & ME YOGA AT EPIC FITNESS – OTTAWA
EVERY TUESDAY AT 9AM SEPT 17 – NOV 17
Bring your little one for some social time and active training to get you back to pre-baby shape. For more information you check their website here.
THIRD WORLD BAZAAR – MANOTICK
EVERY WEEKEND UNTIL NOVEMBER 18, 2012
The Third World Bazaar is a family business that purchases products from around the developing world and sells directly to consumers in the Ottawa area. The Bazaar operates over a six week period where products are sold in a large barn, with a festive atmosphere. They bring a wide range of exotic and interesting home décor, garden, musical instruments, art, furniture, and a wide range of other products to their customers.
ROCKCLIFFE PARK BOOK FAIR – OTTAWA
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 2 – SUNDAY NOVEMBER 4, 2012
Book Fairs bring communities together around books. This year, the Rockcliffe Park Book Fair is conjuring up more magic than ever as it celebrates books and readers with a nod to the magical world of Hogwarts and Harry Potter with its theme The Magic of Reading.
2012 OTTAWA VALLEY CAT SHOW – NEPEAN
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 3 – SUNDAY NOVEMBER 4, 2012
The Cats are Back! The Ottawa Valley Cat Club’s furry fall bonanza is taking place November 3-4 at the Nepean Sportsplex from 9:00 am – 5:00pm. Come and see stunning purebred cats like the Maine Coon, Siamese, Cornish Rex, and Bengals as well as the beautiful household pets. Sit in on a variety of special presentations or shop at our vendors featuring special products and services for cats and their owners. Entrance is only $5.00 for children (5-12yrs) + seniors and $7.00 for adults. Don’t forget to vote for your favourite cat in show!
SAMKO & MIKO TOY SALE – OTTAWA
WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 7 – MONDAY NOVEMBER 12, 2012
The Samko & Miko Toy Sale is a great place to start your Christmas shopping! They have plenty of hot new toys and prices that can’t be beat. Some of their featured brands include Mattel, Little Tikes, Fisher-Price, Barbie, Disney, and more! Not to mention they carry one of the largest selection of educational and fun children books from top publishers like Wiley, Baby Einstein, First Book, Scholastic, and more. This years sale will be held at the CE Center and be warned the line ups are long and can get very crowded but the prices are amazing and its worth the long lineups!
39TH ANNUAL CRAFT CHRISTMAS GIFT SALE – NEPEAN
WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 7 – SUNDAY NOVEMBER 11, 2012
Find unique one-of-a-kind items at the 39th Annual Craft Christmas Gift Sale at the Nepean Sportsplex. Featuring over 140 talented artisans, artists and designers and their creations including clothing, jewelry and Christmas decorations.
FAMILY VACATION MARKETPLACE – OTTAWA
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 10 – SUNDAY NOVEMBER 11, 2012
A unique family travel event, Family Vacation Marketplace is where you and your family will have the opportunity to meet personally with a cross-section of family vacation suppliers to exchange information and ideas. Their carefully selected exhibitors include Tourist Boards, Package Tour Suppliers, Hotels, Resorts, Cruise Lines, Travel insurance companies and more.
OTTAWA PET EXPO – OTTAWA
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 10 – SUNDAY NOVEMBER 11, 2012
Attention pet owners and pet lovers in the Ottawa/Gatineau region! The Ottawa Pet Expo, in support of its Official Partner, the Ottawa Humane Society, is coming to the CE Centre. Buy innovative toys, meet breeders to answer your questions, and find your new best friends from animal rescue groups. With fun and games for every member of your family!
PEEKABOO BEANS OPEN HOUSE - BARRHAVEN
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 15, 2012
Want to learn more about becoming a Stylist with Peekaboo Beans in Ottawa? Join them for a no obligation meet-and-greet over coffee to learn all about Peekaboo Beans and the opportunity to run your very own business as a Play Stylist. They will share Peekaboo Beans’ passion, vision, and all the rewards that come from starting your own business! These rewards include generous commission, tax benefits, a 50% product discount and stylist recognition programs. You are welcome to bring a friend as well, the more the merrier! All participants will be entered into a fabulous door prize draw! The open house will take place at Two Monkeys Coffee & Teahouse (14-4100 Strandherd Dr) from 7:30 – 8:30. Register here: http://www.eventbrite.com/myevent?eid=4691948745
2012 HELP SANTA TOY PARADE – OTTAWA
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 17, 2012 at 11:00AM
For the past 40+ years, the Help Santa Toy Parade, hosted by the Ottawa Professional Fire Fighters Association, in conjunction with the Salvation Army and local merchants, has brought Santa Claus to the National Capital area. The parade, which is viewed by over 120,000 street side spectators and by thousands more when it is televised live on CTV Ottawa, officially marks the season of giving. While enjoying the parade’s floats, marching bands, carolers and clowns, Fire Fighters walk along the parade route and collect toys and donations for the community’s underprivileged children. To date, over 700,000 toys have been distributed and over $1,600,000 raised. For more information and to view the parade route you can visit their website HERE.
THE SUBURBAN CRAFT SHOW – NEPEAN
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 17, 2012
There will be over 30 vendors at The Suburban Craft Show featuring artisan food, art, home decor, jewellery and accessories. Visit them from 10:00am-3:00pm at Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centerpointe Dr. FREE admission and FREE parking. You don’t have to go downtown to find ‘awesome.’
PEEKABOO BEANS OPEN HOUSE - ORLEANS
WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2012
Want to learn more about becoming a Stylist with Peekaboo Beans in Ottawa? Join them for a no obligation meet-and-greet over coffee to learn all about Peekaboo Beans and the opportunity to run your very own business as a Play Stylist. They will share Peekaboo Beans’ passion, vision, and all the rewards that come from starting your own business! These rewards include generous commission, tax benefits, a 50% product discount and stylist recognition programs. You are welcome to bring a friend as well, the more the merrier! All participants will be entered into a fabulous door prize draw! The open house will take place at Smart Space Organizing (5450 Canotek Rd Unit 68) from 7:30 – 8:30. Register here: http://www.eventbrite.com/myevent?eid=4691948745