Tis indeed the silly season with loads of sparkly gear and nights out. Here are a few events in and around the Ward that promise good times that won’t leave you too worn out.
Sing-a-long Sundays @planetcoffeeott Every Sunday 4-7PM from now til Xmas you can grab a cup of joe and belt out your favourite festive airs. Come to this local people place and join in the fun or for a giggle critique the warbling. Sing-a-longs rock – thanks for hosting Planet C!
Parliament Hill Festive Lights Thursday Dec 3rd 7PM is the illumination ceremony on the Hill. Fun kicks off with a Peace Tower carillon concert at 6:30pm and there is free Beavertails and hot chocolate too.
Natl Gallery Tree Lighting Thursday Dec 4th 7PM. Don’t forget this is the evening the Gallery is free so art is accessible for all – so come early and enjoy.
Mayor’s Annual Xmas Celebration Saturday Dec 6th 2-6PM. Don’t forget a non-perishable donation for the Ottawa Food Bank as you take in this fun 14th annual event at City Hall. Enjoy the Rink of Dreams, meeting Mrs & Santa Claus, get crafty and take in live performances. And leave your car at home – all OC Transpo routes to & from City Hall from 1:30-6:30 are free for kids 11 and under accompanied by an adult.
#NorthDal Holiday Shopping Night Tuesday Dec 9th Get out and shop #local this season on Dalhousie St. If you like giving than consider that when you shop at a chain store less than 15$ stays in the community. When you shop at a local retailer 45$ stays #local. Once you’re done consider a Gluhwein at Das Lokal!
Kosher Jokes for the Halaladays Feeling left out of the festive season? Well no event list is complete without Arts Court so fear not Jewish and Muslim community as it’s the return of the 4th annual joke fest that unites all communities. Laugh on Dec 10th at Arts Court.
Inclusive Holiday sees Menorah Lighting in front of Ottawa City Hall for first time ever on December 16th. Well done Ottawa. More of this please.