The Ottawa Senators’ year-long commitment to community outreach programs throughout the National Capital Region continues. The following is a look at the club’s community schedule from Friday, Feb. 12, to Thursday, Feb. 18.
Bell Sensplex Skate for Haiti
On Family Day, Monday, Feb. 15, the Bell Sensplex will be holding a special public skating session to raise funds for earthquake-ravaged Haiti. The Skate for Haiti will run from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Those who attend are asked to make a monetary donation. All proceeds from the afternoon will go toward relief efforts in the country.Maddy’s Gala
The Otto family and the Sens Foundation are joining forces to celebrate the life of Madison Karolina Otto on Saturday, Feb. 13. Maddy’s Gala is a reminder of how precious life is, how great friends, family and community supporters are, and how much one person can make a difference to the lives of so many. Hosted by Kenny B from Hot 89.9, the evening will include both live and silent auctions as well as dinner and dancing at the Crowne Plaza Hotel (101 Lyon St, Ottawa). All funds raised at the event will go toward supporting the Sens Foundation and its charity of choice, Roger’s House. For tickets and event information, please visit www.sensfoundation.com.Spartacat appearances
Spartacat, the Senators’ ambassador of fun, will be attending a Sparty’s Kids Club special event on Friday, Feb. 12, from 5 p.m to 8 p.m. at the Midway Family Fun Park (2370 Lancaster Road). On Saturday, Feb. 13, Sparty will be at Sobeys in Orleans (5150 Innes Road) from noon to 1 p.m. and the Sens Select-a-Seat event at Scotiabank Place from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. He will also be at the Gloucester Centre Zellers (1980 Ogilvie Road, Gloucester) on Sunday, Feb. 14, from noon until 1 p.m. Spartacat will conclude the Family Day long weekend on Monday, Feb. 15, at the Bell Sesnplex for Sparty’s Learn to Skate from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. On Monday, Sparty will also be at the Rideau Centre Sens Store from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and the Midway Family Fun Park from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.