While the Rideau Canal remains closed again this weekend there are still plenty of activities to take part in throughout the City while this warmer than usual weather continues. Plus, a lot of them are FREE!

Winter Celebration at Rideau Hall – Taking place tomorrow at Rideau Hall from 12:30 pm to 4:00. Join the Governor General to take part in
snowshoeing, cross country skiing and skating. All activities are free! Plus you can take advantage of a free tour of the ceremonial rooms of the building. Even parking is FREE on the streets surrounding the residence. A great activity for the whole family and visitors.

Chinese New Year 2017 – The official start to the Year of the Rooster begins tomorrow. As the New
Year gets underway be sure to stay tuned to Ottawa Chinatown’s website for all of their event listings.

Great Canadian Kilt Skate – Taking place this year at Landsdowne Park Skating Court to celebrate Scottish Month, Canada’s 150th birthday and Sir John A. MacDonald’s 202nd birthday, join in the fun with free hot chocolate and snacks. Begins at 12:15 on Saturday.

Mer Bleue Snowshoe/Walk – Join the Ottawa Voyageurs for its annual walk and/or snowshoe through the spectacular Mer Bleue Bog, one of the most amazing features of the Ottawa NCC Greenbelt. The walk will begin at 10:00 am sharp on Sunday, January 29 and is leaving from the NCC Parking Lot 20 at 2617 Anderson Road in Orleans.