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Billings Estate National Historic Site | Lieu historique nationale du domaine Billings

February 2019

Preschool Playdates / Groupe de jeux pour tout-petits

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until February 22, 2019

Enjoy a morning of discovery with your preschooler and explore different themes in local history through play and hands-on activities at the museum. Registration is required. Fridays, February 1, 8, 15, and 22 from 10 am to 11 am Ages: 3 to 5 years old Cost: $6.65 per child The program ends at 11 am but the space will be available until 11:30 am for socializing. Parents are encouraged to pack a light lunch or snack (nut-free). A minimum of 5 registered participants is required for a session to run. Please use the barcode below to register for your desired dates using Service Ottawa’s online registration system. If you do…

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Mid-Winter Challenge at Billings Estate / Défi de la mi-hiver

February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 16, 2019

Are you ready for a challenge 190 years in the making? Cold winters brought early settlers at Gloucester Township together. Team up with your friends and family to test your mental and physical skills as you explore the Estate in this self-guided challenge. Face off against a series of challenges inspired by 19th century winter life on the Billings farm to see if you have what it takes. Saturdays, February 2, 9 and 16 from 12 pm to 4 pm. Ages: Recommended for adults or families with children ages 10 and up (teams of 2 to 6 players). Cost: $6.50 single; $10.75 pair; $17.25 family. Note: Final admission to participate…

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Preschool Playdates / Groupe de jeux pour tout-petits

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until February 22, 2019

Enjoy a morning of discovery with your preschooler and explore different themes in local history through play and hands-on activities at the museum. Registration is required. Fridays, February 1, 8, 15, and 22 from 10 am to 11 am Ages: 3 to 5 years old Cost: $6.65 per child The program ends at 11 am but the space will be available until 11:30 am for socializing. Parents are encouraged to pack a light lunch or snack (nut-free). A minimum of 5 registered participants is required for a session to run. Please use the barcode below to register for your desired dates using Service Ottawa’s online registration system. If you do…

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Mid-Winter Challenge at Billings Estate / Défi de la mi-hiver

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 16, 2019

Are you ready for a challenge 190 years in the making? Cold winters brought early settlers at Gloucester Township together. Team up with your friends and family to test your mental and physical skills as you explore the Estate in this self-guided challenge. Face off against a series of challenges inspired by 19th century winter life on the Billings farm to see if you have what it takes. Saturdays, February 2, 9 and 16 from 12 pm to 4 pm. Ages: Recommended for adults or families with children ages 10 and up (teams of 2 to 6 players). Cost: $6.50 single; $10.75 pair; $17.25 family. Note: Final admission to participate…

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Preschool Playdates / Groupe de jeux pour tout-petits

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until February 22, 2019

Enjoy a morning of discovery with your preschooler and explore different themes in local history through play and hands-on activities at the museum. Registration is required. Fridays, February 1, 8, 15, and 22 from 10 am to 11 am Ages: 3 to 5 years old Cost: $6.65 per child The program ends at 11 am but the space will be available until 11:30 am for socializing. Parents are encouraged to pack a light lunch or snack (nut-free). A minimum of 5 registered participants is required for a session to run. Please use the barcode below to register for your desired dates using Service Ottawa’s online registration system. If you do…

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July 2019

Step into the kitchen | Petit tour de cuisine

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

$6.65

10 am to 11:30 am | Ages 5 to 7 Cost: $6.65 per child (registration is required) Measure and mix your way through a heritage cooking lesson. With a new theme each week and a tasty treat to take home, learn how ingredients make their way from the farm to the table. A minimum of 5 registered participants is required for a program to run. Please use the barcodes provided to register using Service Ottawa’s online registration system. If you do not already have a family account, please create one before registering. July 18 - Ice Cream - Barcode: 1469045. Registration deadline is July 11. July 25 - Heritage Cookies - Barcode: 1469046.…

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Step into the kitchen | Petit tour de cuisine

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

$6.65

10 am to 11:30 am | Ages 5 to 7 Cost: $6.65 per child (registration is required) Measure and mix your way through a heritage cooking lesson. With a new theme each week and a tasty treat to take home, learn how ingredients make their way from the farm to the table. A minimum of 5 registered participants is required for a program to run. Please use the barcodes provided to register using Service Ottawa’s online registration system. If you do not already have a family account, please create one before registering. July 18 - Ice Cream - Barcode: 1469045. Registration deadline is July 11. July 25 - Heritage Cookies - Barcode: 1469046.…

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August 2019

Ruckus at the Garden Party (Save the date!) | Grabuge à la fête en plein air (Inscrivez cette date à votre calendrier!)

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

An interactive challenge presented by Live History | Participez aussi à un défi interactif présenté par Live History Sunday, August 25 from 10 am to 4 pm | Le dimanche 25 août, de 10 h à 16 h Ages 18+ | Les participants doivent être âgés de 18 ans et plus. Early bird ticket: $25 + HST (through August 18) | Pré-inscription: 25 $ + TVH (jusqu’au 18 août) Regular ticket: $30 + HST |Billets à prix courant : 30 $ + TVH Ticket details coming soon! | Les détails concernant les billets seront transmis sous peu! Dress to impress in your Jazz Age best! This garden party promises to be the bee’s…

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September 2019

Historic Cemetery Tours | Visites guidées du cimetière

September 15 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 29, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on October 27, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 3, 2019 at 5:30 pm

One event on November 10, 2019 at 5:30 pm

One event on September 22, 2019 at 7:15 pm

One event on October 20, 2019 at 6:15 pm

One event on November 10, 2019 at 5:45 pm

$6.75

  Select Sundays in September, October, and November at dusk (*see schedule below) Recommended for ages 16+ Cost: $6.75 (adults) or $5.50 (students and seniors) Reservations are required. Please call 613-580-2088. Discover the often harsh and somber history of Bytown and Gloucester Township on a guided exploration of the Estate grounds and Settler’s Cemetery at dusk. Experience true tales of death, burial, and disease on a hour-long tour that will take you beyond the typical museum experience to offer a unique glimpse at life and loss in 19th century Ottawa. Please note: Dress for weather conditions and wear comfortable shoes. The route will include uneven and grassy terrain as well…

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