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

    Join us for a program about "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" story and more!

    Stories, rhymes, songs and a craft for children, accompanied by parent or caregiver.

    Family program. Ages 0-6 years. 

  • Saturday Feb 24, 2024 at 11:00am
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Get a Techno Buddy!

    Technology and Social Media can be overwhelming.

    Teen Volunteers share their Social Media knowledge with older Adult in a two-on-one setting.  

    Areas of technology help will focus on user’s personal account use by initial setting up of the accounts and how use the site:



    X (former Twitter)


    One hour = One topic

    If you want to cover a different topic from the list, Facilitator will need to approve it, as this is only a one hour session.

    Meeting place:  Teen Zone on the 3rd floor.

    Please bring your device fully charged (ex. cell phone, tablet, or laptop).

    Please provide a phone number we can contact you about your topic.

    You can sign up for one session and one waiting list slot per quarter.

  • 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!

  • Saturdays, Feb 24, 2024 - Mar 09, 2024
    90 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    For children 7-12, interested in learning to play chess and finding out more about the game. Teen volunteers will be on hand to help those who are learning!

    Saturdays 1:30-3

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

    Do you love board games? Cards? Chess? Any game goes! We will provide an assortment of games, but you're welcome to bring your own board games, too. 

    Drop-in program for families.

  • Sensory Storytime, Mothercraft Ottawa

    Saturdays, Feb 24, 2024 - Jun 15, 2024
    90 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Our storytime welcomes and respects the needs of children aged 0-6 years living with developmental disabilities and/or Autism, who may face barriers related to sensory experiences, show signs of, or are at risk for a developmental delay.

    A family member must be present for the entirety of the event.

    Offered in partnership with Mothercraft Ottawa.

  • 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 2:00pm
    135 minutes

    Come watch a free showing of Knives Out (2019) with your friends! Snacks and beverages will be provided! For teens aged 12 to 17. The film is rated PG-13 and runs for 130 minutes. Presented in English.

    When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death.

    Venez assister à une projection gratuite de Knives Out (2019) avec vos amis! Des collations et des boissons seront fournies! Pour les ados âgés de 12 à 17 ans. Le film est classé PG-13 et dure 130 minutes. Présenté en anglais.

    Les circonstances entourant la mort de l'auteur de romans policiers Harlan Thrombey sont nébuleuses. Mais lors de l'enquête, aucun doute ne s'installe dans l'esprit du célèbre détective Benoit Blanc : tous les membres de la famille dysfonctionnelle de la victime sont suspects. Il doit alors passer en revue un tissu de mensonges et de diversions s'il souhaite dévoilere la vérité.