Free & Cheap Things to do August 22 – 23

(c) skyzone

(c) skyzone

Muscle cars, puzzles for kids, and trampoline fun are all part of this weekend’s Free & Cheap event round-up!

The 22nd Annual Autofest takes over Lakeview Park August 22 and 23!  Spectator gates open at 9 am and close at 6 pm both days.  Location:  Lakeview Park.  Cost:  $12.  For everything you need to know about this popular event, read our Survival Guide to Autofest Oshawa before you head out!

Like origami?  Kids can experiment with Flextangles Paper Toys at the Oshawa Public Library.  Date: August 22.  Location:  Northview Branch, 250 Beatrice Street East. Time:  2:30 pm to 3:15 pm.  Cost: FREE, but registration is required.  For children age 0 to 9.

The weekend is all about letting go of the past work week, then gathering the strength to do it all over again in two short days.  Start your Sunday unwinding with free yoga at Lululemon at the Oshawa Centre.  Date:  August 23.  Time:  9:30 am.  Cost:  FREE, but please bring your mat.

Skyzone Trampoline Park in Whitby is offering a Sensory-Friendly morning for families with children with sensory issues.  Date:  August 23.  Time:  9 am to 10 am.  Location:  240 South Blair Road, Unit 2, Whitby. Cost:  $10 for 60 minutes, plus tax and $2 for Skyzone socks.  Caregivers are free but must purchase socks.

Upcoming Events:

Missed watching the latest Mad Max incarnation in the theatre?  Catch Mad Max Fury Road (2015) at the McLaughlin Branch of the Oshawa Public Library (65 Bagot Street), August 24 at 10 am.  Free, no registration required.

Attention artists:  The RMG Artwork Documentation Station returns September 17 to 19!  Artists may document their work and receive assistance with lighting, hanging and photo equipment.  FREE.  Book by calling 905-576-3000 x 108.

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