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  • Saturday Feb 24, 2024 at 10:30am
    90 minutes

    Do you love puzzles?

    Would you like to try new ones and trade your old ones?

    Join us for our first Puzzle Swap.

     Bring  a puzzle, take a puzzle!

    Aimez-vous les casse-têtes?

    Aimeriez-vous échanger vos casse-têtes usagés et en essayer de nouveaux?

    Joignez-vous à nous pour notre tout premier échange de casse-têtes!

     Vous donnez et vous recevez!

  • four people with speech bubbles

    Saturdays, Feb 24, 2024 - Jun 29, 2024
    90 minutes

    19 sessions remaining

    Practice your English conversation skills in a relaxed and friendly environment. All levels are welcome. / Pratiquez vos habilités de conversation en anglais dans une ambiance décontractée et amicale. Pour tous les niveaux.

    Language learning online resources / Ressources en ligne pour l'apprentisage des langues

  • Saturday Feb 24, 2024 at 1:00pm
    120 minutes

    Are you looking for work? Unemployed or underemployed?

    Join us to meet with Employment Counsellors from the Pinecrest-Queensway Employment Services and learn about available employment programs.  


  • Photograph of the Parliament Hill skyline taken between the end of the 19th century and 1916.

    Saturday Feb 24, 2024 at 1:00pm
    150 minutes

    Join guest speakers David Truemner, researcher/archivist for the Scouts Canada National Museum, and Emma Kent, historian and Girl Guide leader, as they take us through over 100 years of Scouting and Guiding history in Canada.

    Come explore Canada and Ottawa's Scouting history and join us for a (virtual) walking tour of Ottawa's Girl Guide history!

  • Men sitting playing go game

    Saturdays, Feb 24, 2024 - Aug 31, 2024
    180 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    The Ottawa Go Club ( organizes a series of workshops for people who want to improve their knowledge of the Go game. We will discuss various aspects of the game, do practical exercises and problems, explore and practice. Designed for beginners and intermediate players.

    Le Club de Go d'Ottawa ( organise des ateliers pour tous ceux qui aimeraient approfondir leurs connaissances du jeu de Go. On y discute plusieurs aspects du jeu, on fait des exercices et des problèmes, on explore et on s’entraîne. Conçu pour les débutants et les intermédiaires.

  • Saturday Feb 24, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    The average time it takes for an unprotected computer to be compromised after connecting to the Internet is under 15 minutes. Don't let it be yours. Chris Taylor, President of the Ottawa PC Users' Group will show you the simple steps you need to take to keep your PC from being hacked. And best of all, it can be done for free. 

    Registration required

  • Saturday Feb 24, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Rubik's Cubes at BH

     A friendly Rubik's Cube community meetup hosted by Blackburn Hamlet Branch. In a Non-Competitive setting, join to meet friends, show off your skills and see others perform. Please bring your own cube if possible

    Event Date: Sat. February 24 2024 at 2:30pm

    Rubik's Cubes a BH

    Une rencontre communautaire amicale Rubik's Cube est organisée par la succursale de Blackburn Hamlet. Dans un cadre non compétitif, rejoignez-nous pour rencontrer des amis, montrer vos compétences et voir les autres performer.

    Merci d'apporter votre propre cube si possible.

    Date: Samedi le 24 Février 2024 a 2:30pm

  • people joining hands to illustrate friendship

    Saturday Feb 24, 2024 at 3:00pm
    90 minutes

    Are you working from home and feeling lonely? 

    Are you looking to meet new people to share your past and new experiences?​

    Come to our Friend Speed Dating Event!​

    This event is intended for 40- to 50-year-olds. ​

  • Saturday Feb 24, 2024 at 3:00pm
    90 minutes

    On the heels of the Toronto Raptors’ historic NBA Championship and the record-setting number of Canadian draft picks, the Toronto hoop dream is more alive than ever. In this feature-length doc, director Ryan Sidhoo shines the spotlight on 12-year-old Elijah Fisher, 15-year-old Keone Davis and 18-year-old Cordell Veira as they navigate today’s youth basketball machine in pursuit of their own NBA dreams.

    2019, 89 min, English with French subtitles

  • Mondays, Feb 26, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    120 minutes

    16 sessions remaining

    Are you looking for work? Unemployed or underemployed?

    Drop-in to meet one-on-one with an Employment Counsellor from the Pinecrest-Queensway Employment Services team.