Puppets Up! Workshop
Join Puppets Up! mascot Nick, and his team of puppet professors, as they guide you through a puppet workshop to build your very own finger puppet. Brought to you by Puppets Up! International Puppets Festival.
The Dinosaur Project
Meet Russell T. Wrecks, Ottawa's favourite Tyrannosaurus! Russell is a glimpse of theatrical work created by Adam Zimmerman Productions Inc. Jurassic puppetry, living Dinosaurs in motion. See if you can spot him and his handler at the park throughout the Festival! Grab a selfie, but beware, he may bite!
Kromatik - Face Painting
The artists of Kromatik invite you into their unique universe for a thrill ride of high-speed face painting. The quality and the originality of their ideas will amaze you. Participate in this colourful performance and transform yourself into a work of art for a day!
YMCA-YWCA Activity Zone
Let kids burn off some energy and join the YMCA-YWCA in the Activity Zone for games and activities! Challenge new friends and have fun together in a relay race and pylon game, get stuck under a rainbow parachute, or create a new game using balls, hula hoops and skipping ropes!
Featuring original songs by renowned Latin artist Ricky Franco, kids experiment with tempo and rhythm, learn the basic steps to popular Latin dances and have fun using their imagination. Knowledge of different cultures and genres of music is explored and an introduction to Spanish vocabulary is encouraged through song, dance and celebration!
Ottawa School of Art
Friday to Sunday only
With the help of professional artists, we will create artworks using a variety of mediums including silkscreen and easy printmaking techniques. Come and learn about the wide range of courses offered by OSA for all ages of art enthusiasts. Art materials provided but bring your own white t-shirt if you would like to take home a self-made silkscreen shirt!