Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2016

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Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day at these Oshawa events!

Check out the New Talent Stand-Up Comedy Showcase, plus St. Patrick’s Day food and drink specials! 35% off all Irish Whiskey, 25% off all pints, $13 select pitchers of beer and limited quantities of house made corned beef.  Comedy showcase: 9 pm – 10:30 pm, at Buster Rhino’s Downtown Oshawa, 28 King St.

The Corral is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day party!  Doors open at 3 pm, with free Irish stew and the chance to win one of two pairs of CMT  Music Fest passes and more.  The Kris Barclay bank plays live with an all-request DJ.  433 Simcoe Street South.  Time:  3 pm to 2 am.

The Oshawa Senior Citizens’ Centre is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Pub Night! Enjoy an evening of fun and dancing and celebrate St. Patty’s Day with Scott the D.J. Dinner is included. This will be a licensed event.  43 John Street West.  Time:  6:30 pm to 10 pm.  Email agoss@oshawa.ca or call 905-576-6712 for tickets.  Cost:  $15.85.

Enjoy a family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day dinner of potato and leek soup, beef stew with mashed potato and veggies, shamrock shortbreads and pie, plus an after-dinner sing-a-long, at Knox Presbyterian Church.  147 Simcoe Street N. Time:  6 pm.  Cost:  Adults $20, children $10.  Email rayteno@rogers.com for more information.

Catch a ride on the St. Paddy’s Day Party Bus to Old Flame Brewery! Visit historic Port Perry and celebrate the launch the Three Dark Knights of Durham. Old Flame sets the mood as we invite you to come along for the ride and drink, eat & be merry. Evening includes:  VIP transportation to and from Oshawa GO Train Station, guided tour, admission to the Launch Party.  Must be 19 years of age or older.  Tickets: $45.  Purchase online here.

But if wearing a giant leprechaun hat and guzzling green beer isn’t your thing, here’s what else is going on in Oshawa:

Attend the grand opening of Fashion Rebel and Let it Rock, a new shop in downtown Oshawa specializing in vintage and funky clothing, shoes, and accessories as well as a large selection of records and rare rock and roll & movie/tv memorobilia. 14 King Street East.  Time:  11 am to 5:30 pm.

Trent University Durham is hosting a free public lecture as a part of its Anthropology Lecture Series.
“Enlightened Undead: Automummification in Japanese Buddhism”, presented byShayne Dahl, Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Toronto, will explore the possibility of vitality in death by considering Buddhist mummies in northeastern Japan. These mummies – in times of drought, famine, and pandemic – are said to have achieved enlightened consciousness and immortality through the willful mummification of their bodies and are currently treated as living Buddhas with protective, healing powers.  Trent University Durham campus, 55 Thornton Road South, Room 125, 5:10 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.  Free, open to everyone.

Check out the Cinechats Film Program for a film and lively discussion.  Room C-113, G. Willey Building, UOIT/DC Campus, 2000 Simcoe Street N.  Time:  6:30pm to 9:00pm

 

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