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  • Spark: A STEM Storytime

    Tuesdays, Apr 02, 2024 - May 07, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Registration opens on Monday, March 4, 2024 - 10:00am

    A fun program of discovery for preschoolers and their adult co-learner.

    Explore elements of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through hands-on inquiry-based activities and story. For ages 3-4. 

  • Two trees in winter, Dying with Dignity Canada logo

    Wednesday Apr 03, 2024 at 11:00am
    90 minutes

    Presented by Dying With Dignity Canada (Ottawa Chapter), Advance Care Planning is a workshop about making choices about how you would like to be cared for in the future, at a time when you are not able to speak for yourself. How to prepare an Advance Directive and choose a Power of Attorney for Personal Care are discussed. Materials include worksheets to identify and articulate one's beliefs about end of life care and choices around planning your own health care. Discussion will include how to talk to your loved ones about your health care wishes in the event of illness and unexpected physical events.

  • Bedtime Math

    Thursdays, Apr 11, 2024 - Jun 06, 2024
    6:00pm
    45 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Registration opens on Monday, March 4, 2024 - 10:00am

    An evening family storytime program that encourages mathematical thinking through playful learning and hands-on activites.

    Engage, Encourage and Grow Together.

    For young thinkers ages 3-6 and their adult co-learner.

  • Happy Cat: Peaceful Playful Crafting

    Friday Apr 12, 2024 at 3:30pm
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, March 4, 2024 - 10:00am

    Happy Cat: Peaceful, Playful Crafting

    For those looking for a quiet creative outlet to unleash their imaginations.

    Welcoming creators ages 6-9.

    All materials provided.

  • Night Owls Book Club

    Thursday Apr 18, 2024 at 6:00pm
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, March 4, 2024 - 10:00am

    New to independent reading?

    Join our family book club and discover great reading suggestions to get you started and keep you going. 

    We will share favorites, listen to read-alouds and participate in book-related art activities.

    For kids ages 6-8 and their adult reading partner.

  • Dickinson Discovery  Club, Let's Talk Science

    Thursday Apr 25, 2024 at 6:00pm
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, March 4, 2024 - 10:00am

    Tinkering, Coding, Creating, Experimenting and Designing.

    Come get excited about STEM with us.

    For thinkers ages 6-8 years and their adult co-learner.

    A program in partnership with the University of Ottawa's Let's Talk Science Program.

  • Barrhaven Builders Club

    Friday Apr 26, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Get creative with our Gears, Gears, Gears, Magformers, Keva Planks, Lego, Meccano, K'nex, VEX Robotics and more.

    Drop-in between 3:30 and 5:00pm to build, construct, engineer and design with us.

    Open to ages 5+

  • Happy Cat: Peaceful Playful Crafting

    Friday May 10, 2024 at 3:30pm
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, March 4, 2024 - 10:00am

    Happy Cat: Peaceful, Playful Crafting

    For those looking for a quiet creative outlet to unleash their imaginations.

    Welcoming creators ages 6-9.

    All materials provided.

  • Night Owls Book Club

    Thursdays, May 16, 2024 - Jun 20, 2024
    6:00pm
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Registration opens on Monday, April 15, 2024 - 10:00am

    New to independent reading?

    Join our family book club and discover great reading suggestions to get you started and keep you going. 

    We will share favorites, listen to read-alouds and participate in book-related art activities.

    For kids ages 6-8 and their adult reading partner.

  • Barrhaven Builders Club

    Friday May 24, 2024 at 3:30pm
    90 minutes

    Get creative with our Gears, Gears, Gears, Magformers, Keva Planks, Lego, Meccano, K'nex, VEX Robotics and more.

    Drop-in between 3:30 and 5:00pm to build, construct, engineer and design with us.

    Open to ages 5+