Free & Cheap Things to do August 29 – 31

Amanda DayDon’t sit at home this weekend! Watch stand-up, live music and learn to make balloon animals:

Laugh your way into the weekend at Premier Comedy with Amanda Day, Ryan Long and host Liam Kelly. Date: August 28. Location: LIVEAct Event Centre, 104 Consumers Drive, Whitby. Time: 9 pm. Cost: $20. Purchase tickets by emailing, or online at

Catch live music at the Moustache Club with Small Town Lungs, Kim the Lion, and Lost Cousins. Date: August 28. Location: 15 Simcoe Street North. Time: doors open at 9 pm. Cost: $5 at the door. 19+

Head to the Durham Waste Fair to learn more about waste management! It’s free and family-friendly, with face painting, mascots, educational activities and an interactive bird show. Date: August 29. Location Pickering Recreation Complex, 1876 Valley Farm Road, Pickering. Time: 10 am to 3 pm. Cost: FREE.

Float on over to The Living Room Community Art Studio and learn to make balloon animals at a Balloon Animal Workshop! Date: August 29. Location: 149 Simcoe Street South. Time: 2 pm to 4 pm. Cost: $10, or pay what you can.

Start your Sunday with a complimentary, all-level yoga class at the Lululemon store at the Oshawa Centre. Date: August 30. Location: 419 King Street West. Time: 9:30 am to 10:30 am.

What’s the significance of a fluttering fan? Or leaving a calling card? Learn about the secret communications of Victorian society at the Oshawa Community Museum’s monthly Tea and Talk. Date: August 30. Location: 1450 Simcoe Street South at Lakeview Park. Time: 1 pm. Cost: $10.

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