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Wordsmiths invited to spell out wins for charity Scrabble tournament to raise money for MS, diabetes groups

If so, you can enhance their experience through the City’s French recreation programs. Registering your child in a French recreational program is a great way to encourage and grow their language skills. Not only is it a fun and friendly environment, it’s not school! No grammar or spelling mistakes to worry about, just fun activities that everyone loves!

Mon Cyberguide francophone des loisirs, found online at, contains classes instructed in French for all ages and interests. The easiest way to master the French language is to be immersed in it, whether you are into sports, arts, music or dance. Our recreation programs are perfect for everyone.

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If kicking, dribbling, passing and teamwork is something your child is looking for, why not look at soccer, basketball, dodge ball and multi-sport programs. Moving to a beat? We have ballet, hip hop and jazz classes. Try out our Gotta Dance programs for all around dancing fun! Pamela Hunter/Submitted

Scrabble club members seen here at the 2009 fundraiser. The event takes place each year and raises money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Canadian Diabetes Association. Participants are asked to bring their Scrabble game if they have one. There will also be a silent auction, a raffle for a custom made Scrabble board, and door prizes. Hunter is thankful to have the support of some local businesses who generously donate prizes for the event, as well as to her volunteers who make it all possible. The club

meets on Wednesday nights at the Gloucester Public library, located at 2036 Ogilvie Rd., from 7 to 10 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come out and play. For more information and to register for the tournament, please contact pamhunter@, or visit the website at ottawascrabbleclub. com.

Perth’s World Record Kilt Run 2014 Saturday, 21 June 2014 - 6:00 pm • 8 km Main Kilt race (3000 pers max, ages 7 and up)


• 8 km Warrior Division (Sold Out)


• 1 km Lad & Lassie Warrior (75 pers max, ages 10-14)


• 1 km Lad & Lassie (75 kids max, ages 6-9)


• 200 m Wee Lad & Lassie (75 kids, ages 3-5)

Plus many events for the whole family:


• Music, Pipe Bands • Canadian Haggis toss competition • Cheering station competition ($1000 prize) • Food Vendors • Beer Garden • and much, much more…

Play with paint, masks, murals, ribbons and much more to explore art skills through our crafting classes, or master improvisational skills in our introduction to theatre class. Summer Camps create lasting memories and friendships while keeping the French language fresh in your child’s mind. Give them the opportunity to increase their French vocabulary and be ready for the next school year. By joining a French recreation program, your child will find it a fun way to use their new language tool.

Register now! Spring classes are starting Browse online at to discover affordable spring and summer programs offered in French. Visit your favourite facility where knowledgeable and friendly staff will help you discover your next adventure. You can also call 3-1-1 for more details.

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17 Mar 2014 - Last online Kilt 25 May 2014 - Last Registration

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News - The Ottawa Scrabble Club will be holding its 13th annual fundraiser tournament on Mar 29 to raise money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Canadian Diabetes Association. The event was first organized in 2002 by club member Pamela Hunter to raise money for the MS Society and has since expanded to include the Canadian Diabetes association. Since 2008, more than $11,000 has been raised for the Canadian Diabetes Association. Cost is $10 per person, or $30 per person for the allday tournament, which takes place from from 2-4 p.m. St. George’s Parish, located at 415 Piccadilly Ave.

Is your child in French Immersion?!

A portion of the proceeds going towards Presented by: Perth Running Goats Club R0012600807_0320 R0012599065-0320

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Kanata Kourier-Standard March 20, 2014


Kanata Kourier-Standard March 20, 2014