MARCH BRINGS A SLEW OF INCREDIBLE EVENTS FOR FAMILIES.

Mar 1-4

Disney On Ice: Dare To Dream in Ottawa

  Disney’s Moana voyages onto the ice for the first time as Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream, brings courage and adventure to hometowns across North America. Hosts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse bring audiences on an expedition across raging seas and snow covered mountains in this action-packed extravaganza featuring Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Frozen, Tangled and Cinderella with other beloved Disney characters to help tell these extraordinary tales.

 

Mar 2 and 9

Snowshoes under the stars

Spend Friday evenings snowshoeing with an experienced Friends of Gatineau Park naturalist. Enjoy the fresh air under the stars while learning about the flora and fauna of the Park, particularly how they survive winter! Gatineau Park Visitor Center.

Mar 3

Kick IT: A Dance Club for Kids

Kids love to dance and Centrepointe Theatres delivers with three kick IT events this season! Once again we host our sell-out dance club that has kids movin’ and groovin’ no matter the weather. For only $5 each, tickets sell out fast!

 

Mar 3-4

Kidsfest

Ottawa’s longest-running parent and kid show returns with another amazing assortment of entertainment and exhibitors sure to delight kids and inform parents.

 

Mar 3-18

Barnyard Break

In addition to the various animal and kitchen demonstrations, join in for special features such as maple taffy on the snow. Young visitors can participate in the children’s story time and get creative with a craft. Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

 

 

Mar 4

Disney Sing Along Tea Party at Hunter’s Public House

An afternoon event dedicated to all the greatest things: Disney music, dressing up and kids! Join us for a fun few hours of great sing alongs to your favourite Disney movie music.  Feel free to dress up as your favourite characters all while raising funds for the Children’s Wish Foundation. Doors open at 11:30 if you wish to purchase food and drinks.  We’ll start singing by 12:30 and wrap up by 1:30.

 

Mar 7-11

One Thing Leads to Another

Sure to engage, stimulate and delight baby and parent or adult companion alike. Observe your littlest play-goer experience everyday objects being transformed into fabulous, theatrical phenomena. Age Range: 3 to 24 months A Collective Collaboration by Maja Ardal, Audrey Dwyer, Mary Francis Moore and Julia Tribe DEVELOPED FROM THE ORIGINAL CONCEPT, RESEARCH AND THEME BY MAJA ARDAL

Magie lente

You can’t learn without getting dirty! They’re covered in it! Mud from toes to crown! From this raw material, earth, the characters fashion clay islands and landscapes of shifting ground. Believe me, by the end of it, the stage is all turned around! What do you think? Is it just for fun? Not at all! The question they ask is very serious: Where does the world come from? For kids 1.5-5 yrs.

 

Mar 10

36h Annual St. Patrick’s Parade

Annual parade by the Ottawa Irish Festival: travels from Elgin Street at Laurier Avenue West to Lansdowne Park, 11:00am to 12:30pm.

 

Mar 11

Sky-High Magic Series – Majinx: Professor Wick’s Incredible Magic Factory

Professor Wick invites you on a tour of his Incredible Magic Factory, where he designs and constructs magical props. As he’ll tell you himself, some of his best ideas come from the pages of books such as Alice in Wonderland, Aladdin, Pinocchio, and Peter Pan. Pulling some of these classics off the shelf, the professor brings their magic to life as he floats on a magic carpet, steps through a mirror, and even turns a puppet into a real person.

 

Mar 15

Science workshops at Lee Valley

Four workshops with different themes for kids aged 4-14. Winter is for the Birds,The Bees Knees, Honk, Squeak and Rumble, Magnetic Amazement.  Scientists in School (a registered Canadian charity) strives to get kids excited about science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and the environment, and teach children and youth that science is open to everyone, no matter their gender, age, language or ethnicity.

 

Mar 16

LEGO Contest 2018

Registration begins Thursday, February 15, 2018, at 8 p.m.Use your LEGO® building blocks to create an aircraft — any aircraft you would like, whether you have seen it in person, read about it, or imagined it. Be sure to come visit the Museum’s collection for inspiration. Hours of operationSpace is limited, so make sure to register early to avoid disappointment. For more details on the 27th annual contest, the General Guidelines and Instructions are now available online.LEGO® Contest participants receive free admission to the Canada Aviation and Space Museum to participate in the contest, however, Museum admission does apply for family and friends of the LEGO® Contest participants.

Capturing Baby’s First Year

Mar 24

SugarLumberFest

See the Horticulture Building transformed into a giant urban gourmet sugar shack! Reserve your seats in advance! AXE THROWING, LOG SAWING AND LOG THROWING COMPETITION. IN TOTAL, 7 STATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE TO HELP YOU EMBRACE YOUR INNER-LUMBERJACK SIDE. A KIDS’ COMPETITION IS ALSO PLANNED WITH CHALLENGES FOR CHILDREN 12-YEARS OLD AND UNDER.

 

Mar 25

Mokatek et l’étoile disparue

Pour le petit Mokatek, compter les étoiles pour s’endormir chaque soir est un réel plaisir. Il aime raconter ses journées à celle qui brille le plus dans le ciel, l’étoile Polaire. À l’heure du coucher, la nuit du solstice d’été, l’étoile Polaire n’est plus, elle a disparu. C’est alors le début d’un voyage initiatique pour retrouver l’astre brillant. Sur scène : un musicien et deux interprètes-marionnettistes.

 

 

 

 

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