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15 Feb, 2010

Giveaway alert: tickets to TD Canada Trust Family Adventures at the NAC

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Giveaways and product reviews|Ottawa

OK Ottawa. This one is just for you. And there’s a pretty quick turnaround, so you have to act fast!

I’ve written about the TD Canada Trust Family Adventures series at the NAC before. To summarize: it’s a great opportunity to enjoy some excellent family time AND experience something unique and special and WHO KNOWS your kid might be the next Boris Brott. (!)

The NAC always puts on a great show for kids, don’t they?

This giveaway is for four tickets to the February 20th performance in the Family Adventures series. This one is extra special. It’s a party! The NAC orchestra is celebrating its 40th anniversary and they’re spreading the joy.

Join internationally acclaimed film star and comedian Eugene Levy and revisit highlights of favourite family concerts, featuring NAC Orchestra musicians who made their debuts as young soloists, a birthday choir with singers who have grown up with the NAC Orchestra, and the Baobab Youth Performers in a rousing African drum and dance performance.

You can read more about it here.

Do note:

  • This is a 60-minute bilingual concert performed without intermission
  • In my experience, this kind of show is best suited for ages 5 and up (but all ages are welcome!).
  • Little ones will enjoy free learn-and-play activities organized by the Friends of the NAC Orchestra. This part begins 45 minutes prior to each concert, so get there in time!
  • Gifts of non-perishable food for the Ottawa Food Bank are appreciated!

24 Responses to "Giveaway alert: tickets to TD Canada Trust Family Adventures at the NAC"

1 | charlene

February 15th, 2010 at 4:07 pm


we’d LOVE to be included in the draw. child-accessible arts programmes are so appreciated in our home. Thanks.

2 | A Crafty Mom

February 15th, 2010 at 4:10 pm


I’d love to attend and think my children would love it! My husband and I are regular NAC goers but have yet to bring our kids – what a wonderful opportunity!

3 | Pamela

February 15th, 2010 at 4:38 pm


Thank you for this opportunity. We love the arts in our home and would enjoy sharing in this celebration!

4 | LO

February 15th, 2010 at 5:23 pm


Random, Random! Pick me! We are a family of four with a budding cellist (left the violin to try this one for a year:)

5 | Jay

February 15th, 2010 at 6:03 pm


It would be great fun! My kids are starting to show more interest in the arts as they get older! I love it!

6 | Laura Daub

February 15th, 2010 at 6:15 pm


Wow, we would love to win these tickets and thanks for the opportunity!

7 | coffeewithjulie

February 15th, 2010 at 6:21 pm


AWESOME! Please count me in the draw. :)

8 | Cath

February 15th, 2010 at 7:28 pm


so lovely – thank you! We’d love to win.

9 | Deb

February 15th, 2010 at 7:35 pm


Please count me in — I think my daughter would really enjoy the show!

10 | spydergrrl

February 15th, 2010 at 8:34 pm


We’d love to take the Dude. Right up our alley! Count us in, please :)

11 | Littlehouse

February 15th, 2010 at 11:19 pm


oh, sounds magical! Thanks so much for the chance :)

12 | Shakira

February 16th, 2010 at 12:30 am


Oh my goodness! My 5 1/2 year old twins would be in heaven!! They are in love with music and performing. We have 2 pianos in our home along with a guitar, ukulele, harmonicas, many percussion instruments, etc., but they’ve never experienced an event like this! We would love to win :)

13 | KMM

February 16th, 2010 at 7:25 am


Me, please…! My 2.5yo loves this stuff.

14 | Sue1788

February 16th, 2010 at 8:33 am


Wow! my son who’s 8 just loves playing the piano and is preparing for his Gr1 exam in June would love it. This would be fantastic!

15 | Cari

February 16th, 2010 at 8:54 am


My two budding musicians would love this! It would give some inspiration at the time of year when the desire to practice piano is starting to wane. Pick me! Pick me! ;-)

16 | Kerry

February 16th, 2010 at 9:19 am


Please include me. Sounds great!

17 | Lynn

February 16th, 2010 at 11:21 am


This sounds great! Thanks for the awesome giveaway :). Fingers are crossed!

18 | Baby Slings

February 16th, 2010 at 7:20 pm


Interested?….I AM !!!

19 | Natalie L.

February 16th, 2010 at 8:58 pm


I’d love to win, my son, daughter and myself would enjoy this outing. Thanks for the draw.

20 | Snowshoes >> a peek inside the fishbowl

February 17th, 2010 at 9:28 am


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21 | Miss Vicky

February 17th, 2010 at 1:32 pm


Wee G does enjoy music! Count us in to the draw, please!

22 | Baobab

February 17th, 2010 at 5:23 pm


YES YES YES to being included in the draw. Thanks!

23 | Amy @ Muddy Boots

February 17th, 2010 at 6:53 pm


We’re free!

(But, um, if I can only win one giveaway, I’d take the Sakura Bloom. *grin*)

24 | andrea

February 18th, 2010 at 12:20 pm


The deal is sealed!
The winner of the giveaway is:

1. 23 | Amy @ Muddy Boots

Congratulations Amy! Enjoy the show!!

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