Ball hockey, Letterkenny, Fury FC and movie nights in the Glebe this weekend

August 11, 2017 | by glebeadmin

Sticks in the middle!

It’s a good ole fashioned game or road hockey in the Glebe this weekend.

The fifth annual Their Opportunity Ball Hockey Tournament will take over Lansdowne Park this Saturday with corporate and community team divisions, playoffs and finals, and a wild afterparty hosted by our favourite good ole boys from Letterkenny.

Team are guaranteed 3 games, with the top ranked squads playing off in the elimination round with a shot to play in the finals Saturday evening. Team registrations include free lunch at Milestones, a bag of swag. All proceeds to towards helping children from low income households in the Ottawa area. The cash goes towards enrolling these less fortunate children into organizes sports and activities. Click here to register a team now or donate.

After the finals, stick around and hang out with Nathan Dales & Dylan Playfair of the popular TV show Letterkenny, who are throwing a big bash inside the Horticulture. The night will feature photo ops, live music and drink specials. Click here for tickets. Tarps off, boys!

If you’re not much of a hockey fan, or if your team doesn’t win the tournament, you can catch some furious soccer action Saturday night when Ottawa Fury FC takes on the Charlotte Independence at TD Place Stadium. The Fury will be looking bounce back after a tough loss last weekend vs. Bethlehem Steel. A win Saturday will put them back into contention for a playoff spot. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Get your tickets here.

Red cabbage and carrots are finally here, and you can get all your produce needs at the Ottawa Farmers’ Market this, and every Sunday throughout the summer at the Aberdeen Square at Lansdowne Park. Eggplant, garlic and grapes are also now in season. Plus, there are tons of trinkets and artisanal crafts and goods to dig through. Click here for more information on the Farmers’ Market.

This Sunday is your last chance to catch a free performance as part of the Lansdowne Summer Art Series. Mark Fossen & Moonfruits will play a free show outside in the Aberdeen Square from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Click here for more information on the show.

Who doesn’t love watching a movie under the stars? This weekend will feature a showing of Sing at the Great Lawn at Lansdowne Park Monday night. The movies are always free and usually start at dusk, around 8:30 p.m. Grab a blanket, some snacks and Sing your heart out. Click here for this summer’s movie lineup.