span-o (the small press action network - ottawa) presents:
spring 2011 edition
will be happening Saturday, June 25, 2011
in room 203 of the Jack Purcell Community Centre (on Elgin, at 320 Jack
General info: the ottawa small press book fair
noon to 5pm (opens at 11:00 for exhibitors)
admission free to the public.
and for information on this or other small press book fairs across Canada,
be sure to check out http://www.smallpressbookfair.blogspot.com/
A night of performance
Friday, June 24
Patrick Gordon Framing Studio
160 Elm Street
7 p.m. to midnight
No cover / cash bar / catered by ArtIsIn Bakery
102-145 Clarence Street
Ottawa Ontario K1N 1B7
Cumberland Heritage Village Museum, located in a picturesque rural setting just 25 minutes from downtown Ottawa has scheduled the following activities for weekend family outings without leaving the city:
* Blacksmithing Workshop on Saturday, June 25, with sessions at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.: The village blacksmith presents a beginners’ blacksmithing workshop and participants will be encouraged to strike while the iron is hot! New blacksmiths will turn unremarkable pieces of metal into unique usable works of art to take home.
* Young at Heart on Sunday, June 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: The museum will be offering free admission for guests 65 years of age and older. The Young at Heart are invited to explore the museum’s gardens and enjoy the village’s relaxed atmosphere during tea services at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. The cost to participate in the Blacksmithing Workshop is $10 / person. Registration is required by calling 613-833-3059. Cumberland Heritage Village Museum is open to the public Wednesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit www.ottawa.ca/museums for regular admission rates and more information.