What’s On Oshawa Weekend Feb 26 – 28 2016

Healthy Brunch With Eggs, Avocado And Fruit JuiceThe weekend is here! Don’t miss these brilliant things to do in Oshawa:

Watch a free screening of The Peanuts Movie!  Date:  February 26, 2016.  Location:  Legends Centre Branch, Oshawa Public Library. Time:  6pm.  Cost:  FREE.  Pre-registration required.  

Dancyn Productions presents Best Friends, the story of two lost souls whose lives are inexplicably brought together by the loss of their beautiful dogs. Date:  Runs February 25th – March 5th, 2016. Location:  The Theatre at the Dnipro Centre, 681 Dnipro Boulevard.  Times:  Various.  Cost: Adults $25, Youths (17 and under) $15.  Purchase tickets online.  

Children ages 6 to 13 are invited to take part in An Evening of Performing Arts at the Arts Resource Centre! Join City of Oshawa staff for an exciting evening of dance, music, drama, art, and games. Snacks will be provided.  This is a drop-off program.  Date:  February 26, 2016.  Location:  45 Queen Street.  Time:  6 pm to 9 pm.  Cost:  $21.18, register online.

Watch local indies West Hammock, Texas King, and Dirty Sol at the Moustache Club.  Date:  February 26, 2016. Location:  15 Simcoe Street North. Time:  Doors open at 8 pm.  Cost:  $5. 

Ever wanted to make your own magazine? Now’s your chance!  Learn how to create, share and distribute your own zine while connecting with others who want to do the same.   All materials will be provided, all ages and abilities welcome.  Date:  February 27, 2016.  Location:  149 Simcoe Street South.  Time:  2pm to 4 pm.  Cost:  Suggested donation of $10 or Pay-What-You-Can.  Contact us at info@livingroomcommunityartstudio.org to register or for more information.

Join author Bryan Prince as he discusses his research into the history of African Canadians, Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation and the war that profoundly and irrevocably changed North American history.  Date:  February 27, 2016. Location:  Northview Branch of the Oshawa Public Library.  Time:  2:30 pm.  Cost:  FREE.  Pre-registration required.  

It’s time for the 6th Annual Wingfest!  Join Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ajax-Pickering and Oshawa-Whitby for a relaxed evening of great food, music, dancing, silent auction, draw prizes and more – all the while supporting young people!  Date:  February 27, 2016.  Location:  General Sikorski Hall, 1551 Stephenson Road North.  Time:  Doors open at 7 pm, wings served from 7:30 pm to 9 pm.  DJ, dancing and door prized from 9 pm to 12 pm. Cost:  $30 per ticket.  Purchase online or email kelly.lloyd@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca.

It’s Super Sunday at the Station Gallery! Take a peek into the mind of exhibiting artist Jessica Field and create your own 3D world, filled with fanciful creatures and the unique environment that surrounds them.  Date:  February 28, 2016.  Location:  1450 Henry Street, Whitby.  Time:  1 pm – 3 pm.  Cost:  $15 SG member family / $20 non-member family.  Ages 4+.

Enjoy Tea and Talk at the Oshawa Community Museum for Then & Now:  A History of Oshawa’s Downtown.  Date:   February 28, 2016.  Location:  Lakeview Park, 1450 Simcoe Street South.  Time: 1 pm to 3 pm.  Cost:  $10 per person. $5 for OHS Members. Reservations are required. Call (905) 436-7624.

Oshawa Opera presents Viva Verdi!  Join them for a gala afternoon of Verdi’s most beautiful Arias, Duets and Ensembles. Date:  February 28, 2016.  Location:  Arts Resource Centre, 45 Queen Street.  Time:  3 pm to 5 pm. Cost:  $25, under 18s free.  Purchase online.  

Coming Up

It’s the Durham Knights Launch Party at the Old Flame Brewery, including 5 Paddles Brewing Co., Old Flame and Manantler Brewing!  Visit historic Port Perry to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and launch the three Dark Knights of Durham.  Come along and eat, drink and be merry!  Tickets include VIP transportation from two pick-up locations, guided tour, 1 x 12 oz beer and admission to party.  Date:  March 17, 2016.  Location:  Old Flame Brewery, Port Perry.  Time:  6 pm to 10 pm.  Cost:  $60 per person.  Purchase online.

Bring your needles and wool to an evening of Knitting with Passion at Cocoa & Joe Cafe.  Date:  April 7, 2016.  Location:  44 Simcoe Street North. Time:  7 pm.  Cost:  FREE.

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