August Lowertown Events

There are a lot of community events happening in Lowertown in the month of August.

Free Movies in the Park

Where : Jules Morin Park - 400, Clarence St. (in case of rain at 123, Augusta St. - Penthouse level)
When: July 30th, August 6th and August 13th 2010 at 8:30pm
Bring your folding chairs or pic-nic rugs!
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Summer Fling - A Theatrical Affair! July 14th - August 28th

This new performing arts festival running until Aug. 28 in downtown Ottawa. Consisting of nine shows in six venues, the festival is a joint effort between the Ottawa Arts Court Foundation and the Downtown Rideau Business Improvement Association.
For Show Information visit the Arts Court website.
For Dinner and a show and other packages visit the Downtown-Rideau BIA website.
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10th Annual Art in Strathcona Park - Saturday, August 7th , 10 AM - 5 PM

This 10th annual exhibition & sale which will feature over 150 of the area’s most talented artists and artisans.  There will be a silent auction, performers, food and refreshments, BBQ etc.
This is a fundraising and public awareness event sponsored by Mental Illness Caregiver Association with proceeds going to the Ottawa Chapter, Schizophrenia Society of Ontario.  Free admission.
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One-day depot for household hazardous waste - August 7

Ottawa - The City of Ottawa is hosting a one-day household hazardous waste collection depot from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 7 at the Robert O. Pickard Environmental Centre (ROPEC), 800 Green Creek Drive, north of Highway 174, west of Montreal Road exit, in the Canotek Business Park.
This depot provides a convenient way for you to help keep the environment free of hazardous household waste. For a complete listing of acceptable household hazardous waste, visit the City’s website at

Family Park Day in Vanier!

Time:  3 p.m. Meet on/at:
August 21 @ Janeville Park (355 Iberville near Montreal/Lafontaine)
September 18 @ Riverain Park (400 North River Rd)
October 16 @ Optimist Park (43 Ste Cécile St. near Beechwood)
Bring kids, snacks, chair, tanning lotion, etc.

Ottawa Charity Ping Pong Tournament 2010

Friday August 27th 7pm to midnight
Capital Music Hall, 128 York St.
The OCPP Steering Committee is putting together the greatest Ping Pong Tournament the National Capital has ever seen! The inaugural OCPP Annual Tournament is a great opportunity to have some fun, make new friends, and participate in recreational sporting excellence.
Rory Gardiner will be performing live!!