Free & Cheap Things to Do August 26 & 27


Digging up the past, human evolution, and a little bit of Elvis.  All in this week’s Free & Cheap round-up:

Check out a real archaeological dig at the Oshawa Community Museum!  The Henry House Archaeological Excavation by the Trent University Field School has broken ground and is discovering artifacts.  You can’t join in, but everyone is welcome to watch.  Date:  Until September 3.  Time:  8:30 am to 4 pm. Location:  Lakeview Park.  Cost: FREE.

Enjoy Brassissimo 2015, compliments of the the Oshawa Civic Band!  Date:  August 26.  Location:  Memorial Park (Simcoe and John Streets).  Time:  7:30 pm to 8:45 pm.  Cost:  FREE.

Do you feel your worldview expanding? Are you becoming aware of your new powers of perception? Some believe that humans are in a new evolutionary phase of development — the emergence of humans at the spiritual level. Join author Teresa L. DeCicco, PhD, as she discusses this species-wide transformation.  Date: August 26.  Location:  McLaughlin Branch of the Oshawa Public Library.  Time:  6:30 pm.  Cost:  FREE. Registration required.

It’s the final evening of Culture Squared, so don’t miss your chance to check out local talent! Featuring students and teachers from Upscale Music Studios, who will present a variety show of accomplished vocalists, pianists, soloists and groups in a variety of styles including show tunes, jazz, and classical.  Plus, did you know that Oshawa artists can exhibit their work free at Culture Squared?  Pay no fees or table rental charges!  Date:  August 27.  Location:  Civic Square, 50 Centre Street South.  Time:  5 pm to 7:30 pm.  Cost:  FREE.

Put on your blue suede shoes and head to Memorial Park to catch Ron Moore “Songs in the key of Elvis”, the final show in Oshawa’s Concerts in the Park summer music series.  Date:  August 27.  Location:  Memorial Park (Simcoe and John Streets).  Time:  7 pm to 8:30 pm.  Cost:  FREE.

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