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2008 EVENT ARCHIVE

  
Jan. 1, 2008
Tuesday
Happy New Year!
From all of us at The Manotick Directory!
Jan. 3, 2008
Thu. 5 - 8:30pm
Blood Donor Clinic - North Gower Community Centre (Appointments: 1-888-236-6283 - Website)
Jan. 3, 2008
Thu. 7 pm
Public Meeting for Coyote problem - Greely Community Centre. Report sightings to 580-2490 (24hr)
Jan. 7, 2008
MWF 8:30, 9:45 am
Aquafit Classes - Exercise in the pool. Start anytime. Energetics Fitness (258-9519)
Jan. 13-15
Auditions - "Move Over, Mrs. Markham" (Isle in the River Review Theatre Company 489-0306)
Jan. 14
Christmas tree pickup - regular garbage day. (Website)
Jan. 21, 2008
Mon. 7:30 pm
Gabriel Goldard Reading - North Gower Library. Reading from his book "Jars of Nails"
Jan. 24, 2008
Thu. 3-6 pm, 6:30-?
Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee Meeting - Tudor Hall, 3750 N. Bowesville Rd. Mintoís subdivision & proposed amendments to the Secondary Plan. (City staff recommends approval. If a decision is not be reached by midnight, reconvenes Fri. 9:30 am, Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave) Staff report | ourManotick.ca
Jan. 23, 25, 26, 27
Wed., Fri.-Sun.
Greely Winter Carnival - Euchre, Poker, sleigh rides, meals, teen dances, shows, Dance featuring Ambush ( Greely Community Association)
Jan. 25, 2008
Fri. pm
Ole Tyme Music & Dance - Osgoode Community Center. $6 Musicians with instruments free! (826-2566, 258-7679, 224-9888)
Jan. 25-27, 2008
Fri. - Sun.
Shiverfest - Manotick village. Free skating, Shinny, bon fires, kids events, pancake breakfast, sleigh rides, tobogganing, talent show, Murder Mystery dinner & dance.
Jan. 25-27, 2008
Fri. - Sat.
"Ice Storm 98" - Vernon Rec Centre. Movie night, snow sculptures, pancake breakfast, euchre, sledding, sleigh rides and bonfire, dinner dance. (580-2490)
Jan. 30, 2008
Wed. 7 pm
Rural Summit II public meeting - Richmond Legion, 6430 Otter St. About rural issues in the City of Ottawa (see Apr. 5)
Jan. 31, 2008
Thu. 7-9 pm
Kindergarten Information Night - Manotick Public School.
Feb. 1-2, 2008
Fri. - Sat.
North Gower Winter Carnival - North Gower Community Centre. Skating, Snowmobile/car rally, sleigh rides, golf toboggan race, ice/ball hockey, pancake breakfast, dinner, movie night. Website
Feb. 5, 2008
Tue. 5-7 pm
Annual Pancake Supper - Metcalfe Anglican Church $5
Feb. 6, 2008
Wed. 7 pm
Alpha Marriage Course - Parkway Road Pentecostal Church, Greely. Questions about God? Want some answers? 9 weeks (821-1056)
Feb. 7-10, 14-17
Thu.-Sun.
Osgoode Village Winter Carnival - Osgoode Community Centre - Hockey, pancakes, euchre, O-Ya Snowbowl, spaghetti dinner, bingo, dinner/silent auction, snowball, cribbage, car rally, skating
Feb. 9, 2008
Sat.4:30 - 7 pm
Osgoode St. Paul's Annual Spaghetti Dinner - Royal Canadian Legion, 3284 Sunstrum St., Osgoode. Supports St. Paul's $9,$4.50,under 5 free (826-2543)
February
Puppy Fostering Information - Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. Fundraising merchandise for Valentine's Day: chocolates, beanie babies, Guide Dogs merchandise, gift cards, etc. (, 692-7777)
Feb. 14, 2008
Thu.
Happy Valentine's Day  
Feb. 15-16
Fri.-Sat.
Kars Winter Carnival - Kars RA. Queen & Princess contest. Pancake breakfast, demolition derby, Ambush Sweetheart Dance (Website 826-0890 )
Feb. 16, 2008
Sat.
Special Olympic Winter Games - Metcalfe Fairgrounds. Cross-country skiing, snowshoe, triathlon, skating, dog sled demonstration. (580-2490)
Feb. 15-17
Fri.-Sun.
Kenmore Winter Carnival - Snow scultures, skate, show, shinney, ringette, euchre, sleigh rides, tobogganing, Sun. carnival supper $5/$3
Feb. 18, 2008
Mon.
Family Day in Ontario - 3rd Monday in February (Website | Canadian Holidays)
Feb. 19, 2008
Tue. 7 pm
Evening Family Story Time - Manotick Library. Stories for young children. (692-3854 Website)
Feb. 21, 2008
Thu. 7-9 pm
Public Meeting - Manotick Public School. Proposed Official Plan Amendment shopping centre at River Rd and Mitch Owens. (580-2424 x 27816, ottawa.ca)
Feb. 22, 2008
Fri. 8-12 pm
Ole Tyme Music & Club Dance - Osgoode Community Centre $6 (musicians free) 4th Fridays (826-2566, 258-7679, 224-9888 )
Feb. 23, 2008
Sat. 8 pm
Yuk Yuk's Comedy Night & Dance - Greely Community Centre $25 supports Metcalfe & District Hockey Assoc. (821-5933 )
Feb. 24, 2008
Sun. 4:30 - 6:30pm
Spaghetti Dinner - St. Andrew's United Church. Metcalfe. $10,$5, free under 5 (821-0531)
Mar. 4, 2008
Tue. 5-8 pm
Jockvale Road Open House #2 - Stonebridge Golf Club, 68 Hawktree Ridge. Proposed road widening, environmental assessment study.
Mar. 4, 2008
Tue. 7 pm
Manotick Public Meeting - Manotick Arena. Development overview by West Manotick Community Association.
Mar. 5, 2008
Wed. 7-9 pm
Trees Ontario Landowner Workshop - Ferguson Forest Centre. Learn about financial and tax programs. (692-3571 x 1124 )
Mar. 5, 2008
Wed. 7:45 pm
Natural Turf Management - Larkin House. Sponsored by Barrhaven Garden Club. $3 (825-4257)
Mar. 8, 2008
Sat. 6 pm
Kars Fair Horse Show Dinner-Dance - Kars Rec Centre. Roast beef, live music, silent auction. (826-0053)
Mar. 8, 2008
Sat.
International Women's Day
Mar. 13, 2008
Thu. 7-8:30 pm
"Is it normal Memory Loss?" - Manotick Arena. Public information meeting about dementia and alzheimers. (523-4004)
Mar. 10-14, 2008
School holiday: March break - (Schools Directory)
Mar. 14, 2006
Fri. 2-7 pm
Blood Donor Clinic - Jack May Pontiac. Giving someone their life back! (Appointments: 1-888-236-6283 - Website)
Mar. 18, 2008
Tue. 7 pm
Presentation: The Future of Food - Barrhaven Fellowship Church. Soup and Chili. Community supported agrictulture (CSA) and local food. (692-3828)
Mar. 17 - 19, 2008
Tue. - Thu.
Ottawa Valley Farm Show - Landsdowne Park. (Website)
Mar. 19, 2008
Wed. 6:30 pm
Rideau Chamber of Commerce Awards Night - Carleton Golf & Golf Club. Speaker: Derrick Moodie, City of Ottawa Rural Affairs. Entertainment, Hors d'Oeuvres. $15 - all welcome. ()
Mar. 21 - 23, 2008
Easter
Mar. 26, Apr. 2, 2008
Wed. 9 - Noon
55+ Alive Driver Training - $25. Rideau Seniors' Centre
Mar. 28 - 29, 2008
Fri. - Sat.
Gene-O-Rama - Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Dr. [map] Ontario Genealogical Society (Ottawa) & Ottawa Public Library (Website, )
Mar. 29, 2008
Sat. 9 - 4 pm
Hazardous Waste Collection - Ottawa Waste Facility, 4475 Trail Rd. (tel: 3-1-1 ottawa.ca)
Mar. 29, 2008
Sat. 8-9 pm
Earth Hour - Turn off your lights to participate. Sponsored by the World Wildlife Fund
Mar. 26 - 30, 2008
Wed-Sun 7:30 pm
Sat-Sun 2 pm
"Fiddler On The Roof" - Greely Community Centre. Musical by the Greely Players. $15/$10 (Website 821-4107)
Apr. 1, 2008
Tue. 6:30-8 pm
Manotick Cooperative Nursery School registration - Manotick Arena. ()
Apr. 5, 2008
Sat. 9 am - 4 pm
Rural Summit II - Confederation H.S., 1645 Woodroffe Ave. Register (required) at City of Ottawa or 3-1-1.
Apr. 5, 2008
Sat. 9am - 1 pm
CPR/AED Course - Richmond Community Centre. Register: 580-2424 x 32434 (ottawa.ca)
Apr. 5, 2008
Sat.
Food Bank Drive - Moncion's Independent Grocer and Robinson's Independent Grocer. Sponsored by Manotick Kiwanis.
Apr. 5, 2008
Sat. 5 pm
Gourmet Dinner - St. Paul's Anglican Church. Menu: fruit/nut salad, pork tenderloin/black currant reduction, curried sweet potatoes, vegetables, cheesecakes. Jazz trio "Smokey Undertones". $25 489-2881 )
Apr. 6, 2008
Sun. 2 pm
Watson Mill AGM - Dickinson Carriage House. 5524 Dickinson St.
Apr. 7 Flood Warnings have been issued for the Rideau Valley (Website)
Apr. 9 & 16, 2008
Wed. 9:30 - 12:30 pm
Defensive Driving - $30. ( 692-4697)
Apr. 11, 2008
Fri. pm
Ladies Night Out - Vernon Community Hall. Fundraiser for Psycho Social Oncology, Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre. Donations for auction. (821-2805)
Apr. 12, 2008
Sat. 4:30 - 6:30 pm
Kars Annual Ham Supper - Kars R.A. Centre. $12/$5/free (Website)
Apr. 12, 2008
Sat. 9:30 am
- 12:30 pm
Safe Boating Course - Moncion's Independent Grocer. Includes exam for operator card. (Register BoaterExam.com)
Apr. 12, 2008
Sat. 1 pm
Spring Tea & Art show - Historical Museum, Vernon. Featuring work of local artists and crafters. (821-4062)
Apr. 14, 2008
Mon. 7:30 pm
Garden Photography presentation - RCMP camp, 415 Nicolls Is. Rd. [map] $3 Manotick Horticulture Society (692-1575)
Apr. 16, 2008
Wed. 6:30 pm
Landscaping "Trees" - Osgoode Community Centre (826-0906)
Apr. 17, 2008
Thu. 7-9 pm
Landscaping "Escaping the Lawn" - (Details not provided) Register: 580-6744 x 15251
Apr. 18, 2008
Fri.
City of Ottawa Green Partnership - Deadline for funding application from community groups. (ottawa.ca/green)
Apr. 18, 2008
Fri. 7:30 pm
New Beginnings - Ladies Night Out - 6556 Prince of Wales Dr. North Gower. Evening of fun, music and inspiration, with special guests. $10. ( 489-0104)
Apr. 19, 2008
Sat. 9 - 4pm
Household Hazardous Waste Collection - 2705 Stevenage Dr. (betw. Hawthorne & Russell Rd)
Apr. 18 - 19, 2008
Fri. 4:30-8 pm *
Sat. 10-2pm
Kars Used Book Sale - Huge book selection, talking books, VHS/DVD movies, bake sale. *Seniors hour Fri. 3:30. Fundraiser for "Help Lesotho". (489-0631)
Apr. 18 - 19, 2008
Fri. - Sat.
Osgoode Trade and Home Show - Osgoode Community Centre. Organized by the Osgoode District Lions Club. (826 1248)
Apr. 19, 2008
Sat.
Spring Cleanup projects - (Website)
Apr. 19, 2008
Sat. 9:30-3 pm
Donate Used Books, Spring Cleanup - Watson's Mill. Volunteers needed for Season Opening see May 3. (692-6455)
Apr. 19, 2008
Sat. 10-2 pm
Richmond Spring Fling Craft Fair - St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, Richmond
Apr. 19, 2008
Sat. 5 pm
St. Paul's Anglican Church Dinner - Osgoode Legion. Gourmet dinner. 7 pm Smokey Undertones, jazz trio for dancing. Tickets $25: 489-2881
Apr. 20, 2008
Sun. 5 pm
Ham Dinner - Greely Community Centre. Organized by All Saints Anglican Church Tickets: 822-0884
Apr. 23, 2008
Wed.
City Council vote on Manotick Sewage Pipe Councillors phone/email - Agriculture & Rural affairs Comm. Report - Ottawa Citizen Editorial
Apr. 26 2008
Sat. 7:30 pm
Manotick Musicale - Manotick United Church. That's Entertainment Silent Auction & Refreshments $15 ( 692-4697)
Apr. 26, 2008
Sat. 9-2 pm
Annual Gigantic Greely Garage Sale - Greely Community Centre. $1/under 12 free. CHEO fundraiser. Donations Fri. ( 821-0447 www.piquedance.com/garagesale.htm)
Apr. 26, 2008
Sat. 10-4 pm
Sheep to Socks - Osgoode Township Historical Museum. Watch carders, spinners, and knitting machines turn wool into socks. Free.
Apr. 28 - May 2
School holiday - Ottawa-Carleton (Schools Directory)
May 1, 2008
Thu.
3rd Annual Shroomfest - Metcalfe Fairgrounds. "Men's Night Out" with dinner, entertainment. $25 Fundraiser. Tickets: 821-0531
May 1, 2008
Thu. 6-9 pm
Safe Boating Course - Moncion's Independent Grocer. Includes exam for operator card. (Register with BoaterExam.com)
May 2 - 3, 2008
Fri. 5 - 9 pm
Sat. 8 - noon
Giant Spring Garage Sale - 8140 Victoria St, Metcalfe. Fundraiser for Metcalfe Cooperative Nursery School (821-3196)
May 2 - 4, 2008
Fri.-Sun. 11-5 pm
Manotick Art Show - Manotick Curling Centre. $2 (Website 692-6281)
May 2 - 4, 2008
8 pm
Sun. 2 pm
"Move Over, Mrs. Markham" - Osgoode Community Centre. Comedy from Isle in the River Review Theatre Company. $12/$10 *May 3 dinner/theatre $40 (860-1291)
May 3, 2008
Sat. 9-1 pm
CPR/AED Course - North Gower Community Centre. Register: 580-2424 x 32434 (ottawa.ca)
May 3, 2008
Sat.
Ottawa Valley Light Horse Association Auction - Richmond (Website 257-1558)
May 3, 2008
Sat.
Horse Show Dance - Kars R.A. Centre. Roast beef and auction. $20 (Website826-0053)
May 3, 2008
Sat. 11-2 pm
Watson's Mill Season Opening - Barbeque, "Used Books", milling demos, fresh-milled flour.
May 4, 2008
Sun. 5-7:30 pm
I.T.R. Theatre's 35th Anniversary - Osgoode Community Centre. Mix & Mingle for past & present members and volunteers. (dklang@jcis.ca 658-5415 Website)
May 6, 2008
Tue. 6:30 pm
Rural Business Womens' Network Dinner - Metcalfe Golf & Country Club. [map] $25 in advance. (Website)
May 8 - 10, 2008
8 pm
Sun. 2 pm
"Move Over, Mrs. Markham" - Osgoode Community Centre. Comedy from Isle in the River Review Theatre Company. $12/$10 *May 3 dinner/theatre $40 (860-1291)
May 10, 2008
Sat. 8 am
Annual Carleton Golf & Yacht Club Garage Sale - 6 km south of Manotick. (Website)
May 10, 2008
Sat. 7 am - 3 pm
Richmond Community Garage Sale Day - Village of Richmond. Homes, schools, churches, and more throughout Richmond - 10 minutes away. Garage Sale Map (838-2407)
May 10, 2008
Sat. 8-2 pm
Spring BBQ - Osgoode Tire Sales, 2605 Stagecoch Rd. Bring your hot rods, motorcycles. Free hot dogs, drinks. Rundraiser for prostate cancer (Website)
May 10, 2008
Sat. 10 - 3 pm
7th Annual Charity Auction - Greely Community Centre. Fundraiser for Our Lady of the Visitation Church ()
May 12, 2008
Mon. 8:30am - 4pm
Well Water Test Drop-off - Rideau Seniors' Centre Note new address: 1128 Mill St. Manotick. Drop off any Thursday 8:30-noon Rideau-Goulbourn Client Service Centre.
May 12, 2008
Mon. 7:30am to 7pm.
Well Water Test Drop-off - Burritt's Rapids General Store, 7 Grenville St. Drop off any Thursday 8:30-noon Rideau-Goulbourn Client Service Centre.
May 14, 2008
Wed. 5:30 pm - 9 pm
Public Meeting: Household Waste Plant CANCELLED - Greely Community Centre. New location found. (Emails: Anne-Marie.Fowler@ottawa.ca, w.janssens@orgaworld.nl)
May 15, 2008
Thu. 1 pm
Net Neutrality Protest - Parliament Hill. Stop traffic-shaping by Internet suppliers. Website
May 15, 2008
Thur.
Spring Cleaning the Capital - 15th annual campaign - deadline for applications. (Website)
May 16, 2008
Sat. 10-4 pm
RCMP Musical Ride - Metcalfe Fairgrounds. Fundraiser for the Metcalfe Fair. $6/$5/$2 (821-0591 )
May 16 - 18, 2008
Fri. - Sun.
Ottawa Fiddle & Stepdance Competition - Richmond Curling Club. Fundraising dance Friday. (Website)
May 2 - 19, 2008
Ottawa Tulip Festival
May 19, 2008
Monday
Victoria Day - (holidays)
May 20, 2008
Tuesday
Metcalfe Road Closure - Victoria Street bridge west of 8th Line Rd. for repairs & paving until end of July. Detours via Glen/Bruce Streets. [map]
May 24, 2008
Sat. 9 am - 12 pm
Spring Plant Sale - Andrew Shields Park, off Old Prescott Road. Annuals and perennials by Greely Gardeners Group. (821-1847)
May 24, 2008
Sat. 9-12 pm
Spring Plant Sale - Watson's Mill. By Manotick Horticultrual Society.
May 24, 2008
Sat. 8 - 12 pm
Manotick Scouting Compost Sale - Watson's Mill.
May 25, 2008
Sun. 9:30am - 12:00pm
Go For Guide Dogs Fundraising Dog Walk - Andrew Haydon Park, 3169 Carling Ave. Bring your dog and raise funds for guide dogs. Free (Website 692-7777)
May 27, 2008
Tue. 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Net Neutrality Rally - Parliament Hill. Confirm attendance & info: Website
May 29, 2008
Thu. 12:30 - 2:30 pm
African Drumming workshop - O-YA Centre, Osgoode, every other Thursday.. by Derek DeBeer.
May 30, 2008
Fri.
Seniors' Boat Cruise - Merrickville to Ottawa. By the Rideau Seniors' Centre (692-4697)
May 30, 2008
Fri. 10 am - 2 pm
Food Aid Day - Ottawa City Hall. Barbeque, entertainment. celebrity cow-milking contest. Fundraiser to buy local beef for the Ottawa Food Bank.
May 30, 2008
Fri. 7 pm - Sat. 7 am
"Relay for Life" - Osgoode Township High School. Fundraiser.
May 31, 2008
Sat. 9 - 1 pm
Municipal Drain Information - Rideau Valley Conservation Centre, 3889 Rideau Valley Dr. Register in advance 692-3571 x 1100 )
May 31, 2008
Sat. 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Rural Settlement Strategy Workshop #3 - Confederation H.S., 1645 Woodroffe Ave (at Hunt Club). Register by May 28: ottawa.ca/beyondottawa2020 "Rural Settlement Strategy", phone 3-1-1, or email (Info: 580-2424 x 21850 )
May 31, 2008
Sat. 8:30 - 1 pm
North Gower Farmers Market Opening - 2155 Roger Stevens Dr. The market opens for its 15th season. Free. (Website )
May 31, 2008
Sat. 8 am - 5 pm
Riverside South Garage Sale - (Website)
May 31, 2008
Sat. 7:30 pm
"Melodies in May" - Osgoode Presbyterian Church, Vernon. Village Voices Women's Choir. Refreshments, draw. $10 ( Website)
May 29 - June 1
Thu. - Sun.
Gloucester Fair - Rideau Carleton Entertainment Centre, 4837 Albion Rd [map] (Website)
June 2, 2008
Mon. 1:30-3:30 pm,
  5 - 7 pm
Blood Donor Clinic - Jack May Pontiac. Appointments by phone: 1-888-236-6283 / 1-888-2-DONATE (Website)
June 4, 2008
Wed. 7 - 9 pm
Controlling Insects without Pesticides - Greely Community Centre. Talk by entomologist Penny MacDonald. Free
June 5, 2008
Thu.
Osgoode Township Male Choir Concert - Ottawa City Hall Annual fundraiser for choir. Tickets: 613-580-2490 or .
June 6, 2008
Fri. 5-8:30 pm
Blood Donor Clinic - Riverview Community Centre. Appointments by phone: 1-888-236-6283 / 1-888-2-DONATE (Website)
June 6 - 8, 2008
Fri.-Sun.
Dickinson Days - Manotick Village's annual celebration. Family fun throughout the village. Free.
June 7, 2008
Sat.
Barrhaven Run - Fundraiser for Roger's House. 10k - 5k runs, 2.5k family walk, tot trot. (Website)
June 7, 2008
Sat. 2 - 4 pm
Victorian Tea - Anglican Church Hall in Metcalfe. Hat required! $8.
June 7, 2008
Sat. 8 - Noon
Osgoode Village Garage Sale - throughout the village. (Website)
June 7, 2008
Sat. 9am-1 pm
CPR/AED Course - Osgoode High School. Register: 580-2424 x 32434 (ottawa.ca)
Jun. 7, 2008
Sat. 2-4 pm
Victorian Tea - Anglican Church Hall, Metcalfe. Wear a "HAT". $8
June 7-8, 2008
Sat.-Sun.
Ottawa Give-Away Weekend - City of Ottawa. Put items at curb, labelled "FREE". (Website)
June 7 - 8, 2008
Sat. 12:30, Sun. 3:30pm
Pioneer Days - Watson's Mill. Grain milling demonstrations, museum, books. (692-6455 )
June 7 - 8, 2008
Sat.-Sun.
Doors Open Ottawa - Historic and architecturally significant buildings open their doors to the public once-a-year. Free.
June 7 - 8, 2008
Sat.-Sun. 10-4 pm
Guide Dogs - Doors Open Ottawa - 4120 Rideau Valley Drive North. We'll be open, participating in Doors Open Ottawa. Free (Website 692-7777)
Jun. 7 - 8, 2008
Sat. - Sun.
Dandelion Festival - Kemptville (no details provided)
June 8, 2008
Sun.
Dwyer Hill Riding Club Horse Show - Richmond Fairgrounds (Website)
June 9, 2008
Mon. 5 - 8 pm
Blood Donor Clinic - Barrhaven United Church. Appointments by phone: 1-888-236-6283 / 1-888-2-DONATE (Website)
Jun. 11, 2008
Wed. 9:30 am
Junkyard Jonny - Rideaview Community Centre. Juggling & circus tricks. $4/child, adults free. (749-5211x23)
Jun. 13, 2008
Fri. pm
Trudy Quinn's Relay For Life - Overnight non-competitive relay. Fundraiser for Canadian Cancer Society. (Website)
June 14, 2008
Sat. pm
Vernon Village Garage Sales - throughout the village. [map] (821-3033)
June 13 - 15, 2008
Fri. - Sat. 7 pm
Sun. 1 pm
"Father Figure" - Metcalfe Client Service Centre. Drama. Tickets $4 from cast or online - Just Kiddin' Theatre.
June 14-15, 2008
Sat.-Sun.
Over the Hedge Garden Tour - Manotick, Kemptville, Burritts Rapids, Merrickville. Fundraiser for Ottawa Botanical Garden Society. $35 (Website 747-0600)
Jun. 16, 2008
Mon. 4 -9 pm
Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Region Open House - Richmond Fair Grounds Dining Hall. Presentation 6:30 pm: local drinking water, Clean Water Act, grants. (, Website)
Jun. 18, 2008
Wed. 4 -9 pm
Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Region Open House - North Grenville Municipal Centre. Presentation 6:30 pm: local drinking water, Clean Water Act, grants. (, Website)
to June 20
Daily 10 am - 5 pm
Used Book Sale - Dickinson Carriage House, 5524 Dickinson St. [map] Fundraiser for Watson's Mill. (Website)
Jun. 20, 2008
Fri. 7:30 pm
4-Hand Euchre - Pierce's Corners Hall. (489-1684)
Jun. 20, 2008
Fri. 4:30 - 6:30 pm
Chicken Barbeque - Trinity United Church Kars. (258-5479)
June 21, 2008
Sat. 9:30 am -3 pm
Outdoor Quilt Show - 3444 McBean St. Richmond. Over 125 quilts will be on display with goodies. Free (Website)
Jun. 21, 2008
Sat.
Metcalfe Fair Golf Tournament - Anderson Links, 4175 Anderson Rd. $85 (826-0608, 821-0591)
Jun. 21, 2008
Sat. 8:30 pm
Spencerville Highland Games, Celtic Festival - Spencerville, Goodin Rd. [map] $8/$10/$13 (Website)
June 22, 2008
Sun. 1 - 3 pm
Strawberry Social - Watson's Mill. Music, hat contest (692-6455). $10
Jun. 22, 2008
Sun. 1:30 pm
Sunflower Classic Golf - Carleton Golf & Yacht Club. Shotgun start, lunch, cart, dinner, auctions. $150. Fundraiser for ovarian cancer research. (692-3531)
June 22, 2008
Sun. 1:30 pm
Metcalfe Jets Jr. B Fund Raising Golf Tournament - Metcalfe Golf & Country Club. Shotgun start, dinner. Tickets $100 at metcalfejetsjrb.com.
June 22-24, 2008
Auditions - Osgoode. Seeking a director for fall production. (Isle in the River Review Theatre Company 489-0306)
Jun. 24, 2008
Tue. 5:30 - 7:30 pm
BBQ Chicken Dinner - Osgoode Legion. $12 (60 tickets)
Jun. 26, 2008
Thu. 6 pm
Osgoode Ward Seniors Dinner - Vernon Community Centre. $10. (821-2666)
June 28, 2008
Sat.
Strawberry Social - North Gower Farmers' Market (Website)
Jul. 1, 2008
Tuesday
Canada Day
Greely - Greely Community Centre. BBQ, fun, music, fireworks. ()
North Gower - North Gower Rec Centre. Parade, fun, food, fireworks (489-3975)
Osgoode - Osgoode Village Community Centre. Parade, fun, BBQ, music, fireworks (Website)
Riverside South - Riverview Community Centre. BBQ and entertainment.
July 1 , 2008
Tue.
Shoreline restrictions end - Rideau River shoreline spring construction restrictions end. (692-3571 Website)
July 2, 2008
Wed. 7 - 8:30 pm
Twilight Ghost Stories - Watson's Mill $4
Jul. 3, 2008
Thu. 3-7 pm
Bake Sale, Plant Sale, Fish Pond - Emerald Links Golf. $5. Hosted by Knox United Church.
July 4, 2008
Fri. 8 pm
"Naan Bread" - Watson's Mill. Theatre production. $15
Jul. 4-6, 2008
Fri. - Sun.
Ontario family fishing weekend - No licence required all weekend! (Website)
Jul. 5, 2008
Sat. 8 - 12 noon
Ontario family fishing weekend / Kids Fishing Derby - Taylor Park. First 120 children 4-12 get free fishing rod or tackle box from Osgoode Township Fish, Game & Conservation Club. ( 821-7956)
July 5, 2008
Sat. 11-3 pm
Meet The Guide Dogs - 4120 Rideau Valley Drive North. Working guide dogs, demonstrations, tours, dogs in training! (Website 692-7777)
July 6, 2008
Sun.
Dwyer Hill Riding Club Horse Show - Richmond Fairgrounds (Website)
July 9, 2008
Wed. 2 pm
Annual Metcalfe Charity Classic Golf Tournament - Metcalfe Golf and Country Club. Fundraiser for Township of Osgoode Care Centre. Tickets $65/$80 from 821-3673 or .
July 10, 2008
Thu. 7 pm
"DIY Shakespeare" - Dickinson Square. By Scott Florence. Outdoor theatre every Thursday in July. Pass the hat.
July 7-8, 13-14
Auditions for Drama Performance - 5488 Osgoode Main St. (ages 30-70 for Nov. 7-15) ( Isle in the River Review Theatre Company)
July 11, 2008
Fri. 7-10 pm
Beer Tasting & Jazz - Watson's Mill. 10 breweries, appetizers, draw, live music & dancing. $25.
July 12, 2008
Sat. 9 - 4 pm
Hazardous Waste Collection - Ottawa Waste Facility, 4475 Trail Rd. (tel: 3-1-1 ottawa.ca)
July 12 - 13, 2008
Sat.-Sun.
Canada's National Horse Exhibition - Richmond Fairgrounds. (838-5553 Website)
July 12-13, 2008
Sat. - Sun.
Canalfest - Merrickville. Historic interpreters, art & crafts, kids fishing derby, scavenger hunt, live entertainment. (613-269-3953)
July 13, 2008
Sun.
Medieval Festival - The Kingdom of Osgoode Village. Sword fighting, boffer tournaments, weapons toss, merchants, blacksmith, children's activities, music, dance. (, Website)
July 13, 2008
Sat. 1-3:30 pm
Watson's Mill Milling Demonstrations - buy fresh-milled flour.
July 7-8, 13-14
Auditions for Drama Performance - 5488 Osgoode Main St. (ages 30-70 for Nov. 7-15) ( Isle in the River Review Theatre Company)
July 17, 2008
Thu. 7 pm
"A Midsummer Nights Dream" - Dickinson Square. By Shakespeare Young Company. Outdoor theatre every Thursday in July. Pass the hat.
July 18-20, 2008
Fri. 6pm - Sun. 5pm
Kars Fair - Kars R.A. Centre. Dog show, parade, Horse show, concerts, beer tent, Demolition Derby, BBQ's, food 8am, midway to 11pm. (Website)
July 20, 2008
Sun. 1 pm
Demolition Derby - Kars Rec. Centre. Come early for a good seat. Buy tickets to compete in 4-cyl heat and Figure-8! Register: Website or 489-3875.
July 20, 2008
Sun.
Dwyer Hill Riding Club Horse Show - Richmond Fairgrounds (Website)
July 20, 2008
Sun. 10am - 2pm
"A Day in the Past" Antique Car Show & Outdoor Quilt Sale - Osgoode Community Centre & Seniors Peace Park, Lace-making, weaving. (826-1243)
July 21, 2008
Mon. 10:30 am
Ontario Municipal Board Preconference Hearing - Keefer Room, 110 Laurier Ave. Minto appeal of City of Ottawa refusal to ammend Official Plan, Manotick Secondary Plan. (Website)
July 21-25, 2008
Mon.-Fri. 9:30-3:30
"Mini-Wheats" Summer Camp - Watson's Mill (Reg: 692-6455)
July 24, 2008
Thu. 7 pm
"Romeo and Juliet" - Dickinson Square. By A Company of Fools. Outdoor theatre every Thursday in July. Pass the hat.
Jul. 24, 2008
Thu. 7 pm
Plasco Energy Public Meeting - Walter Baker Centre. Update on their Trail Road demo garbage incinerator. (Website)
Jul. 25 - 27, 2008
Fri. 8 pm, Sat. 2 pm Sun. noon
Country Music Festival - Greely Legion. (821-4409)
Jul. 26, 2008
Sat. 10 am
Annual Pioneer Day - Osgoode Township Historical Society and Museum. Costume interpreters, antique vehicles, displays, games, kids' train. Music by Gallagher and Friends, and author/musician Phil Jenkins.
July 27, 2008
Sun. 8 am - 4 pm
Burritt's Rapids Summer Festival - Pancakes and Church service at Lock Station, children's fish derby, face painting, relay races, scavenger hunt, canoe rally. Horseshoes, art, food tent. By BRCA and Kemptville Rotary.
July 31, 2008
Thu. 7 - 8 pm
"Stories for a Summer Night" - Dickinson Square. By Katherine Grier. Outdoor theatre every Thursday in July. Pass the hat.
Aug. 1 - 4, 2008
Fri. - Mon.
Rideau Canal Festival - Dows Lake, Confederation Park, and Bytown Museum. 100 km BBQ Challenge, heritage displays, boat flotillas, naval re-enactment, (Website)
Aug. 1 - Sep. 6
Carnivŗle Lune Bleue - Kars Fairgrounds. $40-$80
Aug. 6, 2008
Wed. 7 - 9 pm
Twilight Ghost Stories - Watson's Mill
Aug. 7, 2008
Thu. 6 - 9 pm
Safe Boating Course - Moncion's Independent Grocer, 685 River Rd. Course, exam, and Pleasure Craft Operator Card. $75 if you register online.
Aug. 7 - 10, 2008
Thu - Sun.
Navan Fair - Navan fairgrounds. Midway, antique tractors, poker, ball tourny, agriculture barn.
Aug. 8 - 9, 2008
Fri. 6pm, Sat. 9pm
18th Annual Family Ball Tournament - Osgoode Community Centre.
Aug. 9, 2008
Sat.
33rd Annual Ottawa International Antique & Classic Boat Show - Long Island Locks. (Website)
Aug. 10, 2008
Sun. 1 - 3 pm
Watson's Mill Milling Demonstrations - buy fresh-milled flour.
Aug. 9 - 16, 2008
Sun. - Sat.
Kayaking for Cancer - Rideau Canal, Kingston to Ottawa. (Website)
Aug. 11 - 15, 2008
Mon.-Fri. 9:30 - 3:30
"Mini-Wheats" Summer Camp - Watson's Mill (Reg: 692-6455)
Aug. 15, 2008
Fri. 7 pm
M.T.A.S. Demolition Derby - South Mountain Fairgrounds. Car entry $35. (880-8858, 258-0053)
Aug. 15, 2008
Fri. 6:30 - 10 pm
Wine Tasting - Watson's Mill. Music by Swing Bridge, 12 wineries, appetizers. $25
Aug. 16, 2008
Sat. 9 - 4 pm
Hazardous Waste Collection - Ottawa Waste Facility, 4475 Trail Rd. (tel: 3-1-1 ottawa.ca)
Aug. 14 - 17, 2008
Thu. - Sun.
South Mountain Fair - Rides, music, dances, agriculture, tractor pulls. $10-$50 (Website)
Aug. 17, 2008
Sun.
Dwyer Hill Riding Club Horse Show - Richmond Fairgrounds (Website)
Aug. 17, 2008
Sun. 12 - 3:30 pm
Garden Party & Tea - 4120 Rideau Valley Drive North. Tea & scones, live music. Fundraiser for Guide Dogs. (692-7777)
Aug. 18 - 22, 2008
Mon. - Fri.
Vacation Bible School for grades 1-6 - Manotick United Church. Games, crafts, music and fun. Free. (, Website)
Aug. 20, 2008
Wed. 10:15 am - Noon
Alzheimer Society Support Group - Osgoode Home Support Office, 7650 Snake Island Rd, Metcalfe. (, 523-4004)
Aug. 23, 2008
Sat. 8:30 am - 5 pm
Harvest House's 21st Annual Recovery Cup - Centennial Park. Softball tournament in support of Harvest House drug and alcohol treatment program. $20 (Website 260-6459)
Aug. 14 - 24, 2008
Thu. - Sun.
Ottawa SuperEx - Lansdowne Park (Website)
Aug. 27, 2008
Wed. 11 - 3 pm
Meet The Guide Dogs - 4120 Rideau Valley Drive North. Working guide dogs, demonstrations, tours, dogs in training! (Website 692-7777)
Aug. 28, 2008
Thu.
Osgoode Ward Volunteer Appreciation Awards & Corn Roast - Vernon Community Centre. Nominations to:
Aug. 29, 2008
Fri. 3:30 - 5pm
Bake Sale - St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Kars.
Aug. 30, 2008
Sat. 9:30 - 12:30 pm
Safe Boating Course - Moncion's Independent Grocer, 685 River Rd. Course, exam, and Pleasure Craft Operator Card. $75 if registered online: Website.
Sep. 3, 2008
Wed. 5 - 7 pm
Rideau Skating Club registration - Manotick Arena. (Website)
Sep. 4 - 7, 2008
Thu. - Sun.
150th Russell Fair - (Website)
Sep. 5, 2008
Fri. 7 - 10 pm
Manotick Curling Registration - Manotick Curling Centre. (692-3844)
Sep. 6, 2008
Sat.
Beth Palmer Open - Fundraiser for cancer treatment and research. (Website)
Sep. 6, 2008
Sat. 9:30 am
Plant Sale - Watson's Mill. Perrenials from the Manotick Horticultural Society.
Sep. 6, 2008
Sat. 8:30 - Noon
Plant & Bake Sale - Trinity United Church, Kars. Perennials, grasses, shrubs, houseplants, baking.
Sep. 7, 2008
Sat. 1 - 3 pm
Watson's Mill Milling Demonstrations - buy fresh-milled flour.
Sep. 8, 2008
Mon. 11:30 am - 1:30
French Cafe Anniversary - Manotick Mews.
Sep. 9, 2008
Tue. 6:30 - 8 pm
Mass Adult Choir registration - Parkway Road Church. Music and portfolios provided, must purchase uniform. Free (821-1056, 821-1069)
Sep. 10, 2008
Wed. 5 - 8 pm
Pique Dance Studio Registration - fall classes in ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, modern, stage and highland. Mom & Me fitness, Teen & boys classes. (Website)
Sep. 10, 2008
Wed. 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Metcalfe Girl Guide Registration - Metcalfe United Church. Sparks ages 5-6, Brownies 7-8, Guides 9-11, Pathfinders 12-14, Rangers 15-17+ (821-1500, 821-0764) (Website)
Sep. 11 - 14, 2008
Thu. - Sat.
Spencerville Fair - George Drummond Memorial Grounds. George Fox, Kim Mitchell, many more. (Website)
Sep. 13, 2008
Sat. 8 - 12 pm
Metcalfe Indoor Soccer Registration - Metcalfe Farmers Market. 4 - 17 years old. (Website)
Sep. 13 - 14, 2008
Sat. - Sun.
Discovery Tour - North Gower & Kars. Art, gardens and artisans. Free, (, Website)
Sep. 14, 2008
Sun. 9:30 am
Charity Motorcycle Ride - Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. 200 km ride, BBQ, prizes. $15 (ottawariverriders.ca)
Sep. 14, 2008
Sun. 11 - 3 pm
Bird Show - Watson's Mill.
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Sep. 14, 2008
Sun. 10 - 1:30pm
Family Fun Fair - Trinity Bible Church, Osgoode. Free
Sep. 14, 2008
Sun. 2 pm
Rideauvale Cemetery Memorial Service - Trinity United Church, Kars.
Sep. 14/18, 2008
Sun. 6pm, Thu. 7pm
Alpha Course - Trinity Bible Church, Osgoode. ()
Sep. 14, 2008
Sun. 1 pm
Terry Fox Run Manotick - Manotick Arena. Fundraiser for cancer research. (1-888-836-9786 Website)
Sep. 15, 2008
Mon. 1 pm
Golf Tournament for Guide Dogs - Rideau View Country Club, 6044 Rideau Valley Dr. N. [map] $160. Fundraiser for Guide Dogs. (692-7777)
Sep. 15 - Oct. 15
Annual Fall Cleaning the Capital - Register for kits and prizes. Free supplies for your community group. (Website)
Sep. 16, 2008
Tue. 2 - 4 pm
Savour Ottawa Grocery Retailer Meeting - Information sessions for area food growers and retailers. ( Website)
Sep. 17, 2008
Wed. 2 - 4 pm
Savour Ottawa Grocery Retailer Meeting - Information sessions for area food growers and retailers. ( 236-9300x305 Website)
Sep. 17, 2008
Wed. 7 - 9 pm
Carleton Farm Forum - St. Mark High School. Town hall meeting with MP Pierre Piolievre and The Hon. Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture . (April 990-4300)
Sep. 17, 2008
Wed. 7:30 pm
Music Concert - St. Paul's United Church, Kenmore. "The Manotick Brass Ensemble &The Manotick Village Singers. $10. (Marilyn 821-2626)
Sep. 18 - 21, 2008
Thu. - Sat.
Richmond Fair - Richmond Community Centre. $2-$8, Thu. free. (Website, )
Sep. 19, 2008
Fri. 7 - 9 pm
Fashion Show - Watson's Mill. Fundraiser. Tickets $30/$25.
Sep. 19 - 20, 2008
Fri. 4-9 Sat. 10-4
Art Sale - Janet Thurm - St. Marks Anglican Church, 1606 Fisher Avenue. Art sale of work by local artist Janet Thurm (1923-2003). Substantially reduced prices. Free. (Website)
Sep. 24, 2008
Wed. 4:30 - 6:30 pm
Turkey Supper - North Gower United Church. $13/$6.50 at door
Sep. 24, 2008
Wed. 1:30 pm
Seniors' Bingo - Osgoode Legion. Cash prize and lunch.
Sep. 25, 2008
Thu. pm
Bingo Night - Osgoode Legion. Special pot during "Legion Week".
Sep. 25 -28, 2008
Thu. - Sun.
Carp Fair - Agriculture, music, horse events, midway. $8/$2/free
Sep. 26, 2008
Fri. pm
"Legion Week" Fun Night - Osgoode Legion. Darts, pool, cards.
Sep. 26, 2008
Fri.
Lunch Barbeque - Manotick Mews. Fundraiser for the Manotick Legion building during "Legion Week".
Sep. 27, 2008
Sat. 4:30 - 7 pm
Harvest Roast Beef Supper - Osgoode Legion. Fundraiser for St. Paul's Anglican Church. $12/$6. (489-2881)
Sep. 27 - 28, 2008
Sat. - Sun.
Merrickville Artists' Studio Tour - 31 locations. Painting, sculpture, glass, jewelry, iron work, pottery. (Website)
Sep. 28, 2008
Sun. 2 - 4 pm
Fashion Show - Watson's Mill. By NIN Boutique.
Sep. 29, 2008
Mon. 7 pm
Ward 21 Council meeting - North Gower Client Centre. ()
Sep. 29, 2008
Mon. 7 -9 pm
All-candidates & Party Leaders Meeting - Ottawa City Hall. Questions about Local issues. (Elections Canada)
Sep. 30, 2008
Tue. 6:30 - 9 pm
Nepean-Carleton All-candidates Meeting - Walter Baker Centre, 2nd floor. Debate starts 7 pm. (Elections Canada)
Sep. 30, 2008
Tue.
RWBN Fall Dinner & Trade Show - Purvis Hall, Kemptville College. (Website)
Sep. 30, 2008
Tue.
Canadian "Do-not-call List" - Starts today. (Website 1, Website 2)
Oct. 1, 2008
Wed. 9 pm
All Candidates Meeting - Rogers TV - cable channel 22. (Elections Canada)
Oct. 1, 2008
Wed.
Blood Donor Clinic - Jack May Pontiac. Appointments: 1-888-236-6283 (Website)
Oct. 2 - 5, 2008
Thu. - Sun.
Metcalfe Fair - Metcalfe Fairgrounds (821-0591 , Website)
Oct. 4 - 5, 2008
Sat. - Sun.
Merrickville Artists' Studio Tour - 31 locations. Painting, sculpture, glass, jewelry, iron work, pottery. (Website)
Oct. 3, 4, 6
Fri. Sat. Mon.
Federal Election Advance Polls - (Elections Canada)
Oct. 6, 2008
Mon.
Frozen Berry Order Deadline - Fundraiser for Kars Public School. Orders: Megan Dodge 489-0631
Oct. 8, 2008
Wed. 7 - 9 pm
All Candidates Meeting - St. Leonards High School (Elections Canada)
Oct. 9, 2008
Thu. 11:15 - Noon
Fire Prevention Week - Manotick Library. Fireman John will talk about fire prevention and answer all your questions. Ages 3-6. Free. ( Website)
Oct. 11 - 13, 2008
Sat. - Mon. 10 - 5pm
Third World Bazaar Third World Bazaar - 6110 Mitch Owens Rd. Hand-crafted products from around the world. (Details)
Oct. 12, 2008
Sat. 1 - 3 pm
Watson's Mill Milling Demonstrations - buy fresh-milled flour.
Oct. 13, 2008
Monday
 THANKSGIVING
Oct. 14, 2008
Tue. 9:30am - 9:30pm
Federal Election - Candidates for Nepean-Carleton: CON: Pierre Poilievre (Incumbent), GRN: Lori Gadzala, LIB: Ed Mahfouz, NDP: Phil Brown   (Elections Canada)
Oct. 15, 2008
Wed. 7 pm
West Manotick Community Association AGM - Rideau Valley Conservation Authority. Village planning and OMB hearings about Minto development. (Website)
Oct. 16, 2008
Thu. 10:30 am
Fixing Airplanes - Manotick Library. Preschool Fixing Airplanes. Ages 3-6. Learn how the Canada Aviation Museum preserves Canada's famous aircraft. Lots of hands-on fun. Free. ( Website)
Oct. 16, 2008
Thu.
Harvest Dinner & Meeting - Alfred Taylor Rec Centre. By the Carleton Landowners Association. Speaker: Bob Dobson, Dobsonís Grass Fed Beef Farm. Panel of local farmers and producers. $30 Tickets: 831-2642, 839-6506.
Oct. 16, 2008
Thu. 7:30 - 8:30 pm
Real Estate Seminar for Seniors - 4310 Shoreline Dr., Riverside South. Learn about relocation, living options, legal, taxation, selling a home. $10. (Website)
Oct. 17, 2008
Fri. 6:30 pm
Murder Mystery Night, Dinner, Auction - Orchard View 6346 Deer Meadow Dr. Fundraiser for Waupoos Farm. $60 (822-2189)
Oct. 17, 2008
Fri. 7:30 pm
Dinner Cabaret - Greely Community Centre. Greely Players fundraiser for Greely Lions. Reserve Tickets: $45 822-1136, 822-6433.
Oct. 18, 2008
Sat. 10:30 - 11:30 am
Fantastic Flight of the Silver Dart - Manotick Library. Celebrate 100 years of Canadian flight with the Canada Aviation Museum. Lots of hands-on fun. Ages 3-6. Free. ( Website)
Oct. 17 - 19, 2008
Fri. - Sun. 10 - 5pm
Third World Bazaar Third World Bazaar - 6110 Mitch Owens Rd. Hand-crafted products from around the world. (Details)
Oct. 18 - 19, 2008
Sat. - Sun.
On Common Ground Studio Tour - South Mountain area. (Website & map)
Oct. 19, 2008
Sun. 4 / 6 pm
Roast Beef Harvest Supper - Greely Community Centre. $12/$7/free. ( 821-3434, 526-2366)
Oct. 19, 2008
Sun. 11 - 12:30 pm
Book Launch/Signing - St. Andrew's Church, Kars. "St. Andrew's Kars: A Family Church 1835-2008" by Susan McKellar. (489-3961)
Oct. 20, 2008
Mon. 11 am - noon
Aging Well Theatre - St. John the Baptist Church, Richmond. Theatre presentation free. RSVP 580-6744 x 26173 Lunch available $7 RSVP 591-3686
Oct. 20 - 24, 2008
Yard Waste Pickup for Rural Roads - First of two fall pickups by City of Ottawa. (Website)
Oct. 20, 2008
Mon.
Water Test Collection - Foodland, 5669 Osgoode Main Street ()
Oct. 21, 2008
Tue. 8:30am - 4pm
Water Test Collection - Rideau Community Support Services. ()
Oct. 21, 2008
Tue. 7:30 am - 7 pm
Water Test Collection - Burritts Rapids General Store.
Oct. 21, 2008
Tue. 8:30 am - noon
Water Test Collection - North Gower Community Centre
Oct. 21, 2008
Tue. 9 am - noon
55 Alive Dirver Training - Rideau Community Support Services. ( 692-4697)
Oct. 22, 2008
Tue. 7 pm
Conservation Awards Gala - Rideau Valley Consedrvation Centre. Winners announced and reception. $10 (Website)
Oct. 23, 2008
Thu. 6:30 pm
Evening Storytime - Manotick Library. Evening storytime for families. Stories, rhymes and a take-home craft. Free. ( Website)
Oct. 23, 2008
Thu. 5:30 pm - 10 pm
Deliberately Create What You Want - 1026 Baseline Rd. Learn techniques to apply the Law of Attraction to your life. $29. (Website)
Oct. 25, 2008
Sat. 11-3 pm
Haunted Harvest Festival - Manotick Village & Watson's Mill. Wagon rides, pumpkin carving, face painting, Junkyard Symphony (1,3pm), "Fools", stilt walkers, kid zone (Mews)
Oct. 25, 2008
Sat. 7 - 9 pm
Youth Movie Night - Watson's Mill. $5 includes popcorn and soft drink.
Oct. 25, 2008
Sat. 11 am - 3 pm
Shop for a Cure - Patterson Place B&B, Emerald Links Drive. Fundraiser for Canadian Cancer Society. Shopping and Tea. (Alison 821-1085)
Oct. 25, 2008
Sat. 9 am - 12:30 pm
Halloween Party - Osgoode Public School. Kids 2.5 to 10 years. $5/child $10/family. Fundraiser for Osgoode Co-operative Nursery School
Oct. 25, 2008
Sat. 4:30 - 7 pm
Ham & Turkey Supper - St. James United Church, Osgoode. (Lynn Spraggs 692-9660)
Oct. 24 - 26, 2008
Fri. - Sun. 10 - 5pm
Third World Bazaar Third World Bazaar - 6110 Mitch Owens Rd. Hand-crafted products from around the world. (Details)
Oct. 25 - 26, 2008
Sat.-Sun.
Ottawa Give-Away Weekend - throughout the City of Ottawa. Homeowners can put out items at curb to give away - must be labelled "FREE". (Website)
Oct. 25 - 26, 2008
Sat.-Sun.
Halloween Event - Moncion's Independent Grocer, Riverside South. Costume prizes, Airbounce, face pinters.
Oct. 26, 2008
Sun. 5:30 pm
Roast Pork Supper - Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Metcalfe. $12 (Marjorie Stanley 233-1556)
Oct. 26, 2008
Sun. 2 - 4 pm
Pumpkin Carving - Carleton Golf & Yacht Homeowners Association. Bring a pumpkin - tools are supplied. Creepy cookies, hot spider cider and hooligan hot cocoa. (Website)
Oct. 26, 2008
Sun. 2 - 5 pm
Prince of Wales Manor Open House - 22 Barnstone Drive. Wine and cheese, live entertainment, tours and information. ()
Oct. 28, 2008
Tue 9 am - noon
55 Alive Dirver Training - Rideau Community Support Services. ( 692-4697)
Oct. 29, 2008
Wed. 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Urban Tree Conservation public workshop - Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepoint Dr.
Oct. 29, 2008
Wed/
OCTRANSP 25th Anniversary - 25¢ per trip all day! (741-4390 Website)
Oct. 30, 2008
Thu. 7:30 - 8:45 pm
RSP Seminar - 4310 Shoreline Dr, Riverside South. Double your RSPís in 5 years using land based assets. $10. (Website)
Oct. 31, 2008
Friday
 HALLOWEEN  
Nov. 1, 2008
Sat. 8-11 pm
Paranormal Investigation - Watson's Mill. Fundraiser for the Mill. Tickets $25 at 692-6455.
Nov. 1, 2008
Sat. 5 - 6:30 pm
Harvest Supper - Osgoode Baptist and Vernon United Church. $12/$5/free. Take-out meals available. (821-2663 or 821-2174)
Nov. 1, 2008
Sat.
Women's Day in Manotick - Business locations throughout the village. (Website)
Nov. 1, 2008
Sat. 10:45 am
Remembrance Day Service - Vernon Cenotaph, 7814 Lawrence St. Reception after in Osgoode Museum.
Oct. 31, Nov. 1 - 2
Fri. - Sun. 10 - 5pm
Third World Bazaar Third World Bazaar - 6110 Mitch Owens Rd. Hand-crafted products from around the world. (Details)
Nov. 2008
"Christmas Cards for the Troops" - Drop off Christmas cards for Canada's troups away from home: Osgoode Foodland, Julee's Homecraft, Sweet Peas Pantry (Osgoode Main) by Dec. 6. (Trudy Quinn 826-1649 )
Nov. 3, 2008
Mon. 1 - 5 pm
Savour Ottawa Networking Summit - National Arts Centre. By City of Ottawa, Ottawa Tourism and Just Food. ( Website)
Nov. 3, 2008
Mon. 1 - 2pm
Aging Well Theatre - Gloucester South Seniors Centre. Theatre presentation, free. RSVP 580-6744 x 26173 Lunch available $7 RSVP 591-3686
Nov. 3, 2008
Mon. 3:30 - 8:30 pm
Flu Shot Clinic - South Carleton High School (580-6744 Website)
Nov. 5, 2008
Wed. 3:30 - 8:30 pm
Flu Shot Clinic - Osgoode Township High School (580-6744 Website)
Nov. 5, 2008
Wed. 7 pm
"English Country House Gardens" - Greely Garden Club. Heather Clemenson's presentation and photos of English gardens. (Bob Stanley 821-1847)
Nov. 5, 2008
Wed. 7 - 9 pm
Public Meeting: City of Ottawa Budget - Manotick Arena. Presentation by City Manager, Kent Kirkpatrick. (Website)
Nov. 6, 2008
Thu. 2:30 - 8:30 pm
Flu Shot Clinic - North Gower Community Centre (580-6744 Website)
Nov. 7 - 9, 2008
Fri. - Sun. 10 - 5pm
Third World Bazaar Third World Bazaar - 6110 Mitch Owens Rd. Hand-crafted products from around the world. (Details)
Nov. 7-9, 13-15
Fri.-Sat. 8 pm
Sun. 2 pm
"Squabbles" - Osgoode Community Centre. Drama performance by the Isle in the River Review Theatre Company, $12/$10. Nov. 8 dinner/theatre $40/$28 (860-1291)
Nov. 8 - 9, 2008
Sat.-Sun. 10-4 pm
Craft Fair - St. Mark High School.
Nov. 9, 2008
Sun.
Rememberance Ceremony
11:30 am - South Carleton (Manotick) Legion at Kars Cenotaph, by Kars Public school
12:30 am - South Carleton (Manotick) Legion at North Gower Cenotaph, Perkins Dr.
2:00 pm - Osgoode
3:00 pm - Greely Legion
Nov. 10 - 14, 2008
Yard Waste Pickup for Rural Roads - Last of two fall pickups by City of Ottawa. (Website)
Nov. 10, 2008
Mon. 11 pm
The Remembrance Vigil - conducted by the 2958 Army Cadet Corps. The cadets hold vigil in shifts throughout the night to 11 am Monday. (Website)
Nov. 11, 2008
Tue.
Rememberance Ceremonies:
9:30 am - Ecumenical service at St. James Church, Manotick.
10:50 am - South Carleton (Manotick) Legion Manotick Cenotaph, Dickinson St.
10:45 am - Metcalfe Legion
The first Armistice Day ceremony was held at Watson's Mill 90 years ago today on Nov. 11, 1918.
Nov. 13, 2008
Thu. 2:30 - 8:30 pm
Flu Shot Clinic - St. Mark High School (580-6744 Website)
Nov. 13, 2008
Thu. 7 - 9 pm
Public Meeting: City of Ottawa Budget - Richmond Arena. Presentation by City Treasurer, Marian Similuk. (Website)
Nov. 13, 2008
Thu. 7 pm
Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee Meeting - Metcalfe Town Hall. City of Ottawa committee meeting. Website
Nov. 13-15
Fri.-Sat. 8 pm
Sun. 2 pm
"Squabbles" - Osgoode Community Centre. Drama performance by the Isle in the River Review Theatre Company, $12/$10. Nov. 8 dinner/theatre $40/$28 (860-1291)
Nov. 14 - 16, 2008
Fri. - Sun. 10-5pm
Third World Bazaar Third World Bazaar, 6110 Mitch Owens Rd. Hand-made products, furniture, rugs, clothing, jewellery, instruments, music, and art from around the world. Don't miss the Final weekend! (Details & Website)
Nov. 15, 2008
Sat. 10 -4 pm
Christmas Bazaar - Orchard View Living Centre, 1491 Manotick Station Rd. Free ()
Nov. 15, 2008
Sat. 10-2 pm
Christmas Fair - St. James the Apostle Church. Baking, crafts, children's gifts. Hot lunch available. (Website)
Nov. 15, 2008
Sat. 11-1 pm
Tartan Bazaar & Christmas Cafe - Kars R.A. Centre. Bring donations for North Gower-Kars Food Bank.
Nov. 15, 2008
Sat. 9-1 pm
St. Brigid Church Bazaar - St. Brigid Church [no details provided]
Nov. 15, 2008
Sat. 10-2 pm
South Gloucester Christmas Sale - South Gloucester United Church [no details provided]
Nov. 16, 2008
Sun. 4:30 - 6:30 pm
Fall Supper - St. Andrews United Church Metcalfe. Tickets: Martha 821-1708
Nov. 18, 2008
Tue. 9 am - noon
Defensive Driving - Rideau Community Support Services. ( 692-4697)
Nov. 19, 2008
Wed. 7 - 9 pm
Rideau-Goulbourn Community Leaders meeting - Richmond Arena. Speaker: Mayor Larry O'Brien. (Website)
Nov. 20, 2008
Thu. 6:30 pm
Evening Storytime CANCELLED - Manotick Library. (, Website)
Nov. 21, 2008
Fri. 6 - 9:30 pm
Evening of Entertainment - North Gower Community Centre. Tickets: $10/$6 489-3513, 489-2693
Nov. 22, 2008
Sat. 9-3 pm
Craft Sale & Bazaar - Vernon Recreation Centre.
Nov. 22 - 23, 2008
Sat.-Sun. 10-3 pm
Christmas Market - Watson's Mill.
Nov. 23, 2008
Sun. 2-5 pm
Christmas Tea & Auction - Trinity United Church.
Nov. 25, 2008
Tue 9 am - noon
Defensive Driving - Rideau Community Support Services. ( 692-4697)
Nov. 25, 2008
Tue. 6:15 pm
RWBN Christmas Dinner/Silent Auction - 6346 Deermeadow Dr. Rural Women's Business Network fundraiser for Naomi's Family Resource Centre. $25
Nov. 26, 2008
Wed.
Blood Donor Clinic - Jack May Pontiac. Appointments: 1-888-236-6283 (Website)
Nov. 26, 2008
Wed. 7 - 9 pm
Public Meeting: City of Ottawa Budget - Greely Community Centre. (Website)
Nov. 29, 2008
Sat. 9 am - 1 pm
CPR/AED Class - Richmond Community Centre. Register: 580-2424 x32434 (Website)
Nov. 29, 2008
Sat.
O-YA Annual Fundraising Gala - cocktail party, food, jazz trio, dancing to DJ, Auction. $50. (Website 826-0726)
Nov. 29, 2008
Sat. 10-3 pm
Country Christmas Bazaar & Bake Sale - Brunstad Christian Church (692-4366)
Nov. 29 - 30, 2008
Sat.-Sun. 10-3 pm
Christmas Market - Watson's Mill.
Nov. 30, 2008
Sun. 7 pm
Festival of Carols - Greely Community Centre. Evening of carol singing sponsored by the Osgoode Ministerial Association. Freewill offering.
Nov. 30, 2008
Sun. 7 pm
Christmas Carol Musical & Dessert Party - St. Paul's Anglican Church, Osgoode. Freewill offering for Winchester Hospital. (Barbara 489-2881)
Dec. 4, 2008
Thu. 5 - 8 pm
Blood Donor Clinic - Barrhaven United Church. Appointments by phone: 1-888-2-DONATE / 1-888-236-6283 (Website)
Dec. 6, 2008
"Christmas Cards for the Troops" - Last day to drop off Christmas cards for Canada's troups away from home: Osgoode Foodland, Julee's Homecraft, Sweet Peas Pantry (Osgoode Main), Osgoode Santa parade. (Trudy Quinn 826-1649 )
Dec. 6, 2008
Sat. 11:30 am
Santa Parade - Osgoode Main St. Breakfast and photos with Santa, silent auction, bake sale, 7-11 am at Osgoode Community Centre. (For more see Website 826-2528)
Dec. 6, 2008
Sat. 10 - 5 pm
Christmas Tree Decorating - Manotick Library. Help decorate our Library Christmas Tree. Drop by and hang a decoration. ()
Dec. 6, 2008
Sat. 9 am - 3 pm
North Gower Christmas Farmers Market - North Gower Community Centre 38 vendors, breakfast/lunch served, free admission and parking ()
Dec. 6, 2008
Sat. 6:30 pm
Country Christmas & Starlight Parade - Spencerville. Senators alumni hockey, food, crafts, games, gallery, farmers market, cooking classes. (658-5885, Website)
Dec. 6, 2008
Sat.
Christmas in Merrickville - Carols, bonfires, contest, demos, Santa, food, drinks. (269 2129, Website)
Dec. 6 - 7, 2008
Sat.-Sun. 10-3 pm
Olde Fashioned Christmas - Manotick Village. [no details provided]
Dec. 6 - 7, 2008
Sat.-Sun. 10-3 pm
Christmas Market - Watson's Mill.
Dec. 7, 2008
Sun. 4:30
Carols at Sunset - Watson's Mill.
Dec. 7, 2008
Sun. 3 pm
Three Choir Christmas Concert - Our Lady of the Visitation Church. Goodwill offering. (821-2040 Website)
Dec. 10, 2008
Wed 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Bridge Design - Public Consultation - 4310 Shoreline Rd. (at Spratt) Detailed design for the new bridge between Barrhaven and Riverside South. (Website)
Dec. 12, 2008
Fri. 4:30 - 7 pm
Chili Supper - Trinity United Church. $10/$5.
Dec. 13, 2008
Sat. 1-3 pm
Christmas Cookie Walk - Metcalfe Lions Den. $10 a box full of cookies - your choice. Fundraiser for Stephen Lewis Foundation Grandmothers-to-Grandmothers campaign supporting HIV/AIDS in Africa. ( or )
Dec. 13, 2008
Sat. 11:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch with Santa - 127 Burke Street, Richmond. The Knights of Columbus are hosting lunch with Santa ()
Dec. 14, 2008
Sun. 2 pm
Santa Parade - Metcalfe. Community Centre after for soup and hot chocolate, and photos with Santa. (821-2112)
Dec. 25, 2008
Thursday
 CHRISTMAS  

REGULAR EVENTS
Mondays
9:30 - 11 am
Osgoode Walking Club - Osgoode Community Centre
Mondays
1 - 2:30 pm
Osgoode Outreach Playgroups - O-YA Centre. See Wednesday.
Mondays
7 - 9 pm
Osgoode Women's Book Club - O-YA Centre.
2nd Monday
7:30 pm
Manotick Horticultural Society - RCMP Long Island Campground, Nicholl's Island Road (692-4436, 692-1575, )
3rd Monday
8 pm
North Gower Community Association - North Gower Community Centre
2nd/4th/5th Mondays 
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Manotick Toamasters Int'l Club 8684 - Millers Oven (upstairs), 1137 Mill St. [map] Visitors welcome. (821-0313)
Mon. & Wed.
9 - 10 am
Kars Indoor Trippers - Oct.-June: Kars Rec. Centre. Walking club October to June, free. (489-2291 )
Mon. & Wed.
9:30 - 11 am
Greely Walking Club - Greely Community Centre
Mon. & Fri.
10:30 - 11:30am
Manotick Gotta Walk - Manotick Arena
Tuesdays
7 - 9 pm
Manotick Legion Darts - Manotick Legion (Sam Marini 692-4396)
Tuesdays
9:30 am
Krazy Kookers - St. James Anglican Church, Manotick (Rideau Community Support Services 692-4697)
Tuesdays
7:30 am
South Ottawa Business Referral Exchange - Broadway Bar & Grill, Riverside South. (826-3222)
Tuesdays
10 - 11 am
Richmond Walking Club - Richmond Community Centre upstairs.
Tuesdays
6:45 pm
Kids 'PJ' Story time - North Gower Library (Call for details 489-3909)
Tuesdays
am
Kids Playgroup - Kars R.A. Centre. (489-2164)
1st Tuesday
7.30 pm
Manotick Art Association - St. James Anglican Church, Manotick
1st, 3rd Tuesday
6:30 pm
Kiwanis Club of Manotick - Manotick United Church. Visitors welcome.
2nd Tuesday
8 pm
Manotick Amateur Radio Group - Fire hall just south of Manotick.
2nd, 4th Tuesday
7 pm
Manotick Lions, District A4, Zone 13 South - Carleton Lodge
3rd Tuesday
7:30 pm
Osgoode Village Community Association - Various locations
Wednesdays
10 - 11 am
North Gower Happy Hoofers - North Gower Drop-in Centre (580-6744 x 26173)
Wednesdays
10:30 am
Kids Drop-in Story time - North Gower Library (Call for details 489-3909)
Wednesdays
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Scottish Country Dancing - Osgoode Community Centre. (826-2801)
Wednesdays
12:30 pm
Rideau Quilting Queens - St. Leonard's Parish Hall ( 692-4697)
Wednesdays
6:30 - 8pm
Open Gym - Manotick Public School. A drop-in gym for children 9 to 12. $2 visit (580-2424 Denise Bellingham, City of Ottawa)
Wednesdays
1 - 3 pm
Bridge - Manotick United Church $1/week. Pre-register. ( 692-4697)
Wednesdays
7:30 pm
Euchre - Kars R.A. $5. Fundraiser for CHEO. (Pandora 489-0504)
Wednesdays
7:30 am
Business Networking Meeting - Emerald Links Golf Course. Cost $9 ( (826-3222)
Wednesdays
9 - 11 am
Osgoode Outreach Playgroups - O-YA Centre. See Monday.
1st Wednesday
9:30 am
Ottawa-Rideau Valley Probus Club - St. James Anglican Church (692-6300 )
1st Wednesday
Greely Gardeners Club - (821-1847)
1st, 3rd Wednesday
Rideau Friendship Club - North Gower Community Centre. Potluck lunch, draws. New members welcome. Jerome Jodoin 823-5723
2nd & 4th Wednesday
Men's Morning Mugs - tours and socializing ( 692-4697)
3rd Wednesday
Rideau Township Historical Society
3rd Wednesday
7 pm
Osgoode Garden Club - Osgoode Community Centre
3rd Wednesday
10:15 - Noon
Osgoode Alzheimer Support Group - Osgoode Home Support (821-1101)
4th Wednesday
7 pm
Manotick Public School Advisory Council - Parents and the public welcome.
Thursdays
10:15 - 11 am
Toddlertime - Manotick Library. Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers and a parent, caregiver. (692-3854 Website)
Thursdays
11.15 - 11:45 am
Drop in Story Time - Manotick Library. Stories, songs & rhymes for kids 3-6. (692-3854 Website)
Thursdays
6:45 pm
Bingo - Osgoode Legion, 3284 Sunstrum St. (826-2777)
Thursdays
7 - 9:30pm
Army Cadet Program - Kars R.A. Centre (was in Manotick Legion)
Thursdays
11 am - noon
Richmond Walking Club - Richmond Community Centre upstairs.
2nd Thursday
7:30pm
Riverview Community Centre meetings - Riverside South (822-1503)
2nd Thursday
7:30pm
Stroke Survivors Association of Ottawa - Our Lady of Fatima Church Hall, Woodroffe/Richmond Rd. 11:30-1:30 pm (237-0650)
2nd Thursday
7:30pm
Manotick Book Club - Manotick Library. Talk about a book from the reading list.
Fridays
10 am
Manotick Cultured Purls - Hyfield Place, 5581 Dr. Leach Drive. Share knitting & friendship (Terry Watson 692-4697)
Fridays
7 pm
Teen Dinner & a Movie - Osgoode Youth Association (O-YA) for teens ages 12 - 18.
Fridays
Recovery Celebration gatherings - Manotick United Church. Music, recovery teachings, meeting in Small group for spiritual growth and freedom from addictive or dysfunctional behavior. ()
Fridays
10 - 11 am
Kids Story & Craft Hour - 0-6 years, Kars R.A. (Shelley Morphy 596-5626)
1st Friday
Ladies Tea Talk - guest speakers and socializing ( 692-4697)
2nd Fridays
2 pm
Puppy Fostering Information Session - Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. Learn about the guide dog fostering program. Registration required. (, 692-7777)
4th Fridays
8 - midnight
Ole Tyme Music & Dance - Osgoode Community Centre $6, musicians free. (826-2566, 258-7679, 224-9888 )
1st, 3rd Sunday
1 pm
Manotick Euchre Club - Jockvale Heritage School (692-4122, 692-3243)
  
SUMMER ONLY
May-Oct. daily
10 - 5 pm
Watson's Mill & Tours - Historic working grist mill, museum, bread, flour. (May 3 - Oct. 14) ()
July-Oct. daily
Millers Farm & Market - Fresh produce, raspberries, plants, store, antiques. (Jul.-Oct. 692-2380)
Saturday
8 am - noon
Metcalfe Farmers Market - Metcalfe Fairgrounds, food,, plants, clothing, art, crafts, furniture. (May 3 - Oct. 18)
Saturday
8:30am - 1pm
North Gower Farmers Market - 2155 Roger Stevens Dr., North Gower. (May 31 - Oct 11)
Saturday
8:30am - 1pm
Kemptville Farmers Market - 115 Water St. (Sunday 2-4 pm)
Saturdays Fall
9 am - 1 pm
South Gower Crafter market - South Gower Bingo Theatre. Crafts, Baked goods, gifts. Tables $10 (248-1255)
Thursday 2 - 7 pm
Sunday 8 am - 3 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market - Lansdowne Park, 945 Bank St. (alt. Holmwood Ave.) Local food & crafts (Jul.-Oct. & 3 Nov. Weekends)
Monday
7 pm
Barbeque & Cruise Night - Manotick Mews. Classic cars, BBQ & ice cream. Fundraiser for K911 Dog Rescue

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