What’s On Oshawa Weekend July 15 – 17 2016

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Live music, art and foam (not all in the same place, but how cool would that be?) Don’t miss any of the awesome things to do in Oshawa this weekend!

Friday, July 15 2016

Start the weekend early with Yoga in the Garden on the historic grounds of the Oshawa Museum. 1450 Simcoe Street South. 10 am to 11 am.  FREE.  Just bring your mat and water bottle. 

The Moustache Club hosts For Esme, with Native Other and Dizzy Live.  15 Simcoe Street North. $8 cover. Doors at 10 pm. 19+. 

Saturday, July 16 2016

Head to Dagmar Ski Resort for 5k Foam Fest! What’s Foam Fest? It’s a 5K family run through, you guessed it, foam, mud, obstacles, waterslides and much more! Come dressed up in a crazy costume and get totally muddy.  Kids 8 and up can participate in the run, and children 9 and under have free all-day access to festival areas (as do all participants), including a kids fun zone with a climbing wall, drop zone, bouncy castle, slides, junior obstacle course and much, much more!  Dagmar Ski Resort, 1220 Lakeridge Rd, Uxbridge.  Online registration fees start at $42 and end at $72 with price increases throughout the registration period. Taxes and processing fees are additional. Full registration fee on event day is $85 (space dependent). Email info@5kfoamfest.ca. Register online

Take the kids to see The Odd Squad:  The Movie at Cineplex Family Favourites! In this feature-length Odd Squad film, a rival group of adults called Weird Team, arrive with a gadget that fixes any odd problem. As a result, Odd Squad is run out of business and all the agents are forced to disband and go back to their lives as regular kids. Using math skills and teamwork, the kids discover Weird Team isn’t actually solving problems, but just covering them up. 1351 Grandview Street North. 11 am. $2.99 per ticket. 

Learn how to make your own almond milk at the LivingRoom Community Art Studio! Artist and Raw Food advocate Sunny will teach everything you want to know about the process, while guiding you through the creation of your very own Nut Milk and/or Sprouting Bag that you can take home! Free to all ages and abilities, will involve hand sewing. 149 Simcoe Street South. 12 pm to 1 pm.  Suggested donation of $10 or Pay-What-You-Can to cover material costs and in support of the Studio Project. To register, or for more information contact info@livingroomcommunityartstudio.org

Join the Station Gallery for the opening reception of the 2016 Community Exhibit What’s The Big Idea? Now in its third year, The Community Exhibition features artwork made in the SG studios by program participants of all ages. 1450 Henry Street, Whitby. 1 pm.  FREE. 

Sunday, July 17 2016

The Oshawa Shrine Club is hosting a Kid’s Fun Day for underprivileged children from Oshawa and surrounding areas, including a BBQ, games, and the Club Unit’s cars, bikes, tractors, clown outfits.  Interested families must pre-register to attend – no walk-ins on the day of the event.  Call 905 436-1762, or email info@oshawashrineclub.com.  1626 Simcoe Street North. 2 pm to 4 pm.  

Go back in time at the Oshawa Museum at Grandpa Henry’s Picnic!  Learn to make ice cream, play croquet, plus other fun activities. Oshawa Museum, 1450 Simcoe Street South. 12 pm to 4 pm. $5. 

Coming up

Check out the Grand Opening and Open House of Fire Hall No. 6! July 20, 2016. 2339 Simcoe Street North. 6 pm to 8 pm.

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