Catch a free screening of the 2015 film Get Hard. Keep reading – Get Hard is a comedy. Don’t remember when it hit the theatres back in March? Here’s a summary: when obscenely rich hedge-fund manager James (Will Ferrell) is convicted of fraud and sentenced to a stretch in San Quentin, the judge gives him one month to get his affairs in order. Knowing that he won’t survive more than a few minutes in prison on his own, James desperately turns to Darnell (Kevin Hart) — a black businessman who’s never even had a parking ticket — for help. As Darnell puts James through the wringer, both learn that they were wrong about many things, including each other. Date: Monday, July 27. Time: 10 am. Location: McLaughlin Branch of the Oshawa Public Library, 65 Bagot Street. Cost: FREE, just show up.
Does your teen love to crack jokes? Aspiring stand up comedians can try out material in front of a friendly audience at Teen Takeover: Make Us Laugh. Date: Monday July 27. Time: 6:30 pm. Location: Northview Branch of the Oshawa Public Library, 250 Beatrice Street East. Cost: Free, but registration is required.
Take your little Jedi to see the Amazing Corbin: How to be a Jedi! Star Wars costumes are welcome, but walk-ins aren’t, so make sure you register for this program in advance. Suitable for children age 8 and under. Date: Wednesday, July 29. Location: Legends Centre Branch of the Oshawa Public Library, 1661 Harmony Road North. Time: 4 pm. Cost: FREE.
What’s the best part of summer? Yeah, yeah, we already know beer and cottaging are great. But what about those long, warm evenings when you’re stuck in the city? Embrace the summer by spending a few hours outdoors listening to the Oshawa Civic Band. Date: Thursday, July 30. Location: Memorial Park. Time: 7:30 pm. Cost: FREE.
Adult colouring is the latest craze, and while you’ll have to head into Whitby for this event, you’ll leave rejuvenated after channeling your inner child onto colouring paper. Trinity Pub is hosting an Adult Colouring Night, complete with free colouring pages, but you’ll have to bring your own pencils or markers. Date: Thursday, July 30. Location: 75 Consumers Dr B4, Whitby. Time: 7 pm. Cost: FREE.
After scribbling the night away at Trinity Pub, keep your zen flowing at the Oshawa Community Museum outdoor yoga class. Just bring a mat and your best downward dog, because the class is free. Date: Friday, July 31. Location: Oshawa Community Museum, Lakeview Park. Time: 10 am. Cost: FREE.
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