Week from July, 30th to August, 5th 2018

This week in Ottawa

Welcome on our amazing chronicle about what to do every week in Ottawa. Most of the activities are free or if there are costing something, we put you the link to check out the information.

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                                                                 WEEKLY EVENT                                                                            ( available during several days of the week)

Northern Lights / Lumières du Nord Northern Lights: The Sound and Light Show on Parliament HillParliament Hill, in front of the eternal flame. Sounds and lights show

Every day at 10:00 pm, from July 10th to September 3rd 


Ottawa Busker Festival / Festival de rue d’Ottawa entertainment-busker-fire-eatersSparks Street, Ottawa, clowns,jugglers, acrobats, magic tricks.

From August 2nd to August, 6th 

Free, but donations are appreciated

      Capital Ribfest Ottawa               culinary-food-ribfestbig BBQ foodie experience, downtown Ottawa. Free admission, lots of ribbers, live music, craft beer gardens

From August 2nd to August, 5th


Monday 30th July

 2 courses :

  • Salsa Tots from 10:00 am to 11:00 am,
  • Latin dance, from 11:00 am to noun.

Ottawa City Hall, Laurier, Av. Free

Yoga (free lessons)Yoga gratuitOttawa University, every Monday at12:00 pm. In case of rain, 2nd floor of University Centre.

Until August 27th


Tuesday 31st July

Wenesday 1st August

Yoga (Sūrya namaskāra – salutation to the Sun)

Yoga gratuitParliament Hill, outside yoga, at 12:00 pm. Every Wednesday, same hour;  Free.

Hump Day Drink Specials

Aucun texte alternatif disponible.Happy hour with specials discounts, Sens House, 73 York Street, Ottawa K1N 5T2,

They do this every Wednesday at 4:30 pm. Info here.

Mid Week Heart & Soul Food Vegan Potluck L’image contient peut-être : nourritureTriple seven, Gatineau, doors open at 5pm, we eat at 6:30/ 7pm and 10 pm close. Bring your own veggie and vegan food. Free Info here.

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Resumé workshop YMCA

Central Public Library Ottawa, from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm.. Bring your resumé and your cover letter to get some advice how to improve it.

It is on room 117, Library is on Metcalfe street, downtown.

Thursday 2nd August

Passeport des musées nationaux du CanadaCanadian Museum of War,  Canadian Museum of History, National Gallery of Art.

These 3 museums are free from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.


Friday 3rd August

Saturday 4th August

Casino du lac Leamy, sounds and lights (fireworks festival)

Gatineau, Admission : 12 CAD;

Sunday 5th August

Lansdowne open market of producer Résultats de recherche d'images pour « marché fruit » Lansdowne place, behind Whole foods,Ottawa (Glebe area) – picture not representative.

Amazing Thailand 

(dance, thai culture, food…) Organized by Ambassy of Thailand

Horticulture Building at Lansdowne, 1015 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Free / Info here.

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