Community News Archive - October 2006

NEWS | 2006-10-01
All Ontario Reptile Expo comes to Kemptville
When: Sunday, Octobwer 15th 2006 Where: W.B. George Centre, Kemptville (on the Kemptville College Campus) What: Reptile breeders and vendors from across the country will be on hand to offer their products and services to new and experienced reptile owners! Doors open 9am to 4 pm Admission is $5/adult and $4/child under 12

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | 2006-10-01
River and Rails Film Festival Smiths Falls
Oct 13-15th featuring comedy classics like Some Like em Hot and City Lights as well as independent short subjects from around the world website http:\\riverandrailsfest.ncf.ca

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | 2006-10-02
ELTON JOHN VISITS SCOTIABANK PLACE NOV. 10
TICKETS ON SALE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5 AT 10:00 AM

NEWS | 2006-10-02
Arts Events for the week of October 5, 2006
Galleries and more.

NEWS | 2006-10-02
Speed plays role in Ottawa recording the most deer collisions in Ontario
Speeding is a factor in Ottawa's recording of the highest vehicle/deer collisions in Ontario, according to the City's Integrated Road Safety Program.

ARTS | 2006-10-02
The NAC presents a Broadband jazz masterclass with saxophonist Dick Oatts on Oct. 6
Saxophonist Dick Oatts will give a jazz masterclass on Friday, October 6 in the NAC's Fourth Stage from noon to 14:00. Admission is free.

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | 2006-10-02
First Annual Pumpkin Pie / Dessert Contest
Bring out your favourite pumpkin recipes and get cooking! The Ottawa Farmers' Market is holding its first ever Pumpkin Pie / Dessert Contest on Thanksgiving Sunday in Lansdowne Park and you're invited.

HEALTH | 2006-10-02
Leighton Talent Development Endowment and Leighton Family Tribute Fund to support emerging artists and arts professionals
Both new funds honour former NAC Board Chair and arts champion David Leighton

HEALTH | 2006-10-02
Vincent Massey Public School Awarded The National Quality Institute (NQI) Canada Award of Excellence-Gold Trophy for Excellence in Education
The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is pleased to announce that Vincent Massey Public School has been selected by the National Quality Institute (NQI) as the winner of the prestigious Canada Award of Excellence -Gold Trophy for Excellence in Education.

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | 2006-10-02
Nepean Seniors Recreation Centre celebrates 18 years in the community
Staff and volunteers at the Nepean Seniors Recreation Centre are hosting an Open House on Sunday, October 15 to celebrate the Centre's 18th anniversary.

NEWS | 2006-10-02
Henry Munro Middle School Will Attempt To Complete Terry Fox’s Last 3400 KM
Terry Fox ran 5374 kilometers before he was forced to abandon his Marathon of Hope in Thunder Bay – that was 3400 km short of his personal goal of reaching the Pacific Ocean.

HEALTH | 2006-10-03
Come Spend The Night With Elvis
The Saunders-Matthey Cancer Prevention Coalition and the Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation present “Come Spend The Night With Elvis” featuring Shawn Barry & the AM/FM Band at the Centrepointe Theatre in Ottawa on October 26.

NEWS | 2006-10-03
Talk to the paw Doggie t shirts to aid funding for banned breeds
The Dog Legislation Council of Canada teams with All For Paws in Launch of Doggie T shirt

SPORTS & RECREATION | 2006-10-04
Ottawa Raiders lose 2-7 to Aeros
NWHL Ottawa Raiders lose 2-7 to Mississauga Aeros in their fifth game of the 2006-07 season. The Raiders are in second place in the Eastern Division with a 1-4 record.

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | 2006-10-04
The Jer's Vision Gala celebrates the transformation from a Scholarship into a National Charity
Jer's Vision: Canada's Youth Diversity Initiative is happy to announce that is will be having its 2nd Annual Gala this year on the 3rd of November, 2006, at Barrymore's Music Hall

HEALTH | 2006-10-04
Ottawa Blues This Week
SPECIAL EVENTS THIS WEEK, LOCAL HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK, FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND, ONTARIO COUNCIL OF FOLK FESTIVALS CONFERENCE, HURRICANE KATRINA: A CANADIAN IN MISSISSIPPI ONE YEAR LATER

NEWS | 2006-10-04
Certification of voting proxy forms begins today
Starting today, if you are a qualified voter and unable to vote on voting day or at an advance vote, you can appoint a friend or family member -called a voting proxy - to vote for you.

ARTS | 2006-10-04
John Geggie celebrates six years of spectacular concerts at the Fourth Stage at the National Arts Centre
The Fourth Stage of the National Arts Centre (NAC) is launching the sixth season of the critically and artistically acclaimed concert-encounters featuring renowned bassist John Geggie and his unique special guests on Saturday, October 7, 2006.

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | 2006-10-04
ZAPHOD BEEBLEBROX PRESENTS ROBERT FARRELL BAND, VOTED MALE ROCK ARTIST OF THE YEAR BY NEW ARTIST RADIO AT ITS 2006 AWARDS IN NASHVILLE
with Special Guests JACKO Friday, November 10/ 2006 (Doors 8pm)

SPORTS & RECREATION | 2006-10-04
LYNX ALUMNI CONTINUE THEIR DRIVE TO THE WORLD SERIES
No fewer than 11 former Lynx players are on the active rosters of the eight Major League clubs in the 2007 post-season, which starts with three games today.

NEWS | 2006-10-04
Dimensions 2006 - Important Local Art Exhibit
Dimensions 2006 - Ottawa's Premier Sculpture Show The National Capital Network of Sculptors (NCNS) presents its annual fall show, Dimensions 2006, October 12 – December 10, 2006 at 111 Sussex Drive, in the Old Ottawa City Hall. “A Fine Balance”, is open 9 am - 6 pm daily; admission is free.

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | 2006-10-06
Baby Gizmo™ at 2006 Today's Parent Baby & Toddler Show at Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Ottawa based Gizmo Logic Studios Inc. producers of 'Baby Gizmo™ in Canada' DVD will be showcasing and giving a sneak preview of some future titles at the Today's Parent Baby and Toddler Show October 27-29 at Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building

SPORTS & RECREATION | 2006-10-06
Ottawa Raiders host division foes from Québec
The Ottawa Raiders play Saturday and Sunday home games against the Avalanche du Québec in the National Women's Hockey League.

NEWS | 2006-10-06
One-day computer-waste depot on Saturday, October 7
The City of Ottawa is hosting a one-day computer-waste collection depot from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 7, 2006.

NEWS | 2006-10-06
City to launch its 2006 United Way Employee Campaign
The City of Ottawa will transform Festival Plaza at City Hall into a challenging triathlon course on Friday to mark the start of its United Way Employee Campaign.

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