Dragon boats, free yoga and lots of live music! Don’t miss any of the fantastic things happening around Oshawa this weekend:
Friday July 22, 2016
Enjoy a relaxing yoga session on the historic grounds of the Oshawa Museum. No registration required, just show up with a mat and water bottle! 1450 Simcoe Street South, Lakeview Park. 10 am to 11 am. FREE.
Iconic rockers Honeymoon Suite hit Oshawa’s General Sikorski Hall! Doors at 8 pm, concert begins at 9 pm. 19+ only. $40. 1551 Stevenson Road North. Purchase tickets online or from Wilson and Lee Music Store.
Saturday July 23, 2016
Raise money and have fun a the Durham 1/4 Marathon, Canada’s original 1/4 marathon including both a 1/4 and 1/8 run! Join 1400 participants for a point-to-point, net-downhill course leading to our fantastic finish line where runners receive free massages, incredible prizes, goodies, free food from the food tent, and much more. All funds raised go directly to The Refuge Youth Outreach Centre, a drop-in centre for homeless and street youth in Oshawa. Race day registration $65. Oshawa City Hall, 50 Centre Street South.
Fallen Love Records, Oshawa’s bedroom pop label, presents the Summer (he) Arts Fair, with musical performances by Luka, Home Movies, and Blunt Chunks, plus 20 DIY vendors, literary readings, and an all-ages talent show. Oshawa Public Library, 65 Bagot Street. 10 am to 5 pm. FREE.
It’s Whitby Harbour Day, a free, summer celebration of Whitby’s historic waterfront with fun for the whole family! Check out dragon boating, water ski shows, kid’s activities, food, nautical parade of lights, and fireworks. Port Whitby Marina, 301 Watson Street. 12 pm till dusk. FREE.
Head to The LivingRoom Community Art Studio for a workshop with Assistant Coordinator Keren Harvey! Create a special ornament that will continue to inspire wherever it’s displayed!
All ages and abilities welcome, suggested $10 donation or Pay-What-You-Can in support of the studio project. To register or for more information email email@example.com. 149 Simcoe Street South. 12 pm to 2 pm.
Live Love Life Music, a new music therapy company, is looking for seniors to participate in a free, 30 minute session that will be recorded for promotional purposes! Interested? Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details. McLean Community Centre, Ajax. 1 pm to 2 pm. FREE.
Catch live music by The Colts Band, Slow Stepper and Luceo at the Moustache Club. 15 Simcoe Street North. 9 pm. $10 cover.
Sunday July 24, 2016
It’s time for another unplugged Open Mic afternoon at the LivingRoom Community Art Studio! Express yourself and share your art in a super supportive, non-judgemental environment. All ages and abilities welcome! Suggested donation of $10 or Pay-What-You-Can in support of the studio project. For more information or to register contact email@example.com. 149 Simcoe Street South. 12 pm to 4 pm.
July 27, 2016 is Kids Day at the Canadian Automotive Museum! Enjoy fun car themed tours, arts and crafts, storytelling, and props for photo ops. 99 Simcoe Street South. 10 am to 12 pm. $5 per child, caregivers free.