Friday, February 10, 2012

Things To Do This Weekend - Feb 10-12

Ice Skating - Rink of Dreams
                  - Governor Generals' House
                  - Rideau Canal
                  - City of Ottawa Outdoor Rinks

Bank of Canada Currency Museum - Wintermuse Exhibit - and free admission as always

Sparkling Ice Gallery

Seasons - Preschool Playdates - A drop for 2-4 yrs olds at the Billings Estate 
Museum - exploring the 4 Seasons this Saturday

Winterlude: Ice Carving Championships
                  Make Your Mark on the Ice Graffiti Wall
                  Sub-Zero Music Series
                  Snowflake Kingdom at Jacques Cartier Park - the biggest snow playground
                  Interactive Hockey Zone on the Canal
                  Canadian Paralympic Committee Winter Passport- try sledge hockey or wheelchair curling
                  4th Annual Great Canadian Beaver Cup Pond Hockey Championships at Dows Lake

North Grenville Municipal Center is showing the movie Like Crazy - Friday at 8pm

Vanier Winter Carnival - all free - indoor & outdoor activities

Lowes Build & Grow Kids Workshops - build a Valentine Creator

Geocashing Around Ottawa

Guided Tours of Parliament Hill

National Gallery of Canada - Sundays are free admission and they host craft sessions on Sundays as well

Animal Tracking on SnowShoes - Gatineau Park - free and snowshoes included

Wii Game On! At the library! Friday Ages 10+ Emerald Plaza Library

Family Story Time Saturday - Beaverbrook LibraryCarlingwood LibraryCenterpointe Library
North Gloucester LibraryVanier Library

Love Bugs - Story Time & Craft - Saturday Centennial Library

Hearts & Crafts - Saturday Greenboro Library

Be My Valentine - Story Time & Craft - Saturday Osgoode Library

Almost Free:

Visit the Agricultural Museum's Animals - Admission by Donation

Cross Country Skiing at Mooneys Bay Ski Center - 5km of groomed & lit trails $2.65/person

Wed By Hand - an indie / DIY wedding show - Tickets $8

Rainbow Cinemas - $5/per person Early Bird Showings $3

Not Free:
Museum of Science & Tech - Centralaires Concert Band Swing Fever performance Sunday at 2pm

Canadian War Museum - Letters from Overseas exhibit Saturday

Canadian Museum of Nature

Sam Roberts Band play at the NAC Saturday - tickets $107 ea

Sens vs Oilers Saturday at SBP - tickets $53 to $179 ea

Ottawa 67s vs Belleville Bulls at the Ottawa Civic Center Sunday - tickets start at $18 for adults and $12 for kids

Snow Codes & Snow Cones at the Diefenbunker Cold War Museum - discover secret snow codes and use 
them in a winter scavenger hunt

Star Wars Episode 1 is being re-released in theaters in 3D!  Check local listings for details, but a life sized 
working R2D2 will be on display at Kanata's AMC Theater from 6 - 10 pm!