Kunstadt holding 18th annual tennis tournament

Javier Ruan Valdez competes in the 2013 Kunstadt Open Tennis Tournament at Glen Cairn Tennis Club. The tournament is being held for the 18th time this year with last year’s champs returning to defend their titles from Aug. 6 to 10.

Kunstadt holding 18th annual tennis tournament

GLEN CAIRN - The 18th annual Kunstadt Open Tennis Tournament will run from Aug. 6 to 10 this year, hosted by the Glen Cairn Tennis Club.

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Daredevil acts, animals to wow under the circus big top at RA Centre

Tarzan Zerbini elephant Marie provides a ride under the Big Top. The Shrine Circus is coming to the RA Centre in Ottawa, from Aug. 8 to 10.

Daredevil acts, animals to wow under the circus big top at RA Centre

OTTAWA - As a ringmaster for almost 20 years, Richard Curtis has stepped countless times into circus rings across North America wearing...

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Overbrook hosts Wednesday music nights– Image 1

Mike MacKinnon performs a song during the first Overbrook Performers Night on July 23. The performances will take place every Wednesday night this summer.

Overbrook hosts Wednesday music nights

This summer Overbrook is showcasing its local talent.

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Busker fest coming back to Sparks Street– Image 1

Children and adults alike were wowed at last year's Ottawa International Busker Festival by yo-yo performer John Higby, left, who lights a kitchen match in the hands of a volunteer.

Busker fest coming back to Sparks Street

This August longweekend, Sparks Street will be alive with fire throwers, daredevils, world-renowned hula hoopers and magicians.

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Arctic expedition an eye-opener for area students; Parks Canada partne– Image 1

Michaela Norgren said she went on the trip of a lifetime, travelling to the Torngat Mountains National Park in Labrador and the southern and western coasts of Greenland with Students on Ice.

Arctic expedition an eye-opener for area students; Parks Canada partnership will also see documentary created from trip footage

Immaculata High School student Michaela Norgren believes everyone should visit the Arctic at least once in their life.

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Sound of Light to take place over Ottawa River this year; Ticket sales– Image 1

The Casino Lac-Leamy Sound and Light show has moved locations this year, presenting behind the Canadian History Museum on the Ottawa River. Partnering with the Montfort Hospital Foundation, this year there will be the opportunity to view the show in Ottawa at Nepean Point as a fundraiser for the hospital.

Sound of Light to take place over Ottawa River this year; Ticket sales for Nepean Point viewing location to help support Montfort Foundation

Ottawa residents will have a unique way to watch and support a local hospital at this year's Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light show. This...

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Fury FC's home opener breaks NASL record for attendance– Image 1

A young soccer player chats with Rangers defender Darren Mc- Gregor during pre-game ceremonies at TD Place Stadium, on July 23. The Glasgow, Scotland, team was in town to play a friendly against the Ottawa Fury.

Fury FC's home opener breaks NASL record for attendance

Fans flocked to TD Place Stadium for Ottawa Fury FC's first game on July 20, breaking a North American Soccer League record when a total of...

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Donation targets Ottawa's invasive shoreline plants; Himalayan balsam – Image 1

The invasive Himalayan balsam comes from Eurasia as an ornamental plant, but has taken over some of Ottawa's urban shorelines.

Donation targets Ottawa's invasive shoreline plants; Himalayan balsam and yellow iris continue to plague area

A $5,000 donation will help rid the city's streams of two invasive species this summer.

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