What’s On Oshawa Weekend Sept 30 – Oct 2 2016


No plans? Don’t miss Culture Days, Doors Open, and plenty of live performances, right here in Oshawa:

Friday, September 30, 2016

Catch the acclaimed production Tuesdays with Morrie, a story of friendship, ageing, and living life to the fullest. The Dancyn Theatre, 681 Dnipro Boulevard, Oshawa. 8 pm. Tickets $21, book online.  Runs until October 15, 2016. 

The Oshawa Little Theatre presents The Underpants, where Steve Martin brings his comic genius and sophisticated literary style to Carl Sternheim’s classic 1910 farce.  62 Russet Avenue. Tickets $25. Runs until October 15, 2016

It’s Full Throttle Fridays at the Moustache Club with Room 237 playing live. Doors at 9 pm. 15 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa. 

Whitby band Rhyme Jaws play the Arts Resource Centre, part of an evening of all ages entertainment and visual arts activities. Hosted by the Oshawa Youth Council. 7 pm to 10 pm. 45 Queen Street, Oshawa. FREE. 

Rhythm Dynamics Dance Inc hosts Social Dance Friday! Tickets are $15 ahead and $20 at the door. Email or call to reserve tickets. Ballroom lesson at 7:30 pm, dancing at 8 pm. Harmony Creek Community Centre, 15 Harmony Road North, Oshawa. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Kick off October with a rare, behind the scenes look at some of Oshawa’s historic and unusual buildings, including the Oshawa Executive Airport, Camp-X at Intrepid Park, 61 Charles Street, and the Islamic Centre of Oshawa, or take part in this year’s walking tour, Science & Spectacle:  A Walking Tour through the Alexandra Park neighbourhood. October 1, 2016. For the full brochure, including locations and times, click here. FREE. 

Catch the animated children’s film The Land Before Time at Cineplex Family Favourites! 1351 Grandview Street North. 11 am. $2.99 per ticket. 

Check out Culture Days celebrations in Oshawa! On October 1, 2016, come to Civic Square (in front of City Hall), for bucket drumming, interactive musical instrument demonstrations, sketching, Indian dance, sidewalk chalking, and more.  Plus, you can take the kids to the nearby Robert McLaughlin Gallery for a mini-makers session in the Studio!  1 pm to 3 pm.  FREE.

No cover Video Dance Party at the Moustache Club (and it’s all request!), starting at 10 pm.  15 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa. 

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Lace up and head to beautiful Lakeview Park for the Run for the Cure, the largest single-day, volunteer-led event in Canada in support of the breast cancer cause!  Run or walk the 1 km or 5 km route. Funds raised support research that saves and improves the lives of women with breast cancer as well as support services to help all those affected by the disease. Register online.October 2, 2016.  9 am to 12 pm. Lakeview Park, Oshawa. 

Make Victorian seed wreaths at the Oshawa Museum’s Sunday FUNday!  12 pm to 4 pm.  While supplies last. Lakeview Park, Oshawa. FREE. 

Continue the Culture Days celebration and join visual artist Patrick Moore for thoughtful and inspiring sculpture workshop for youth, Re-imagining the Book at the Robert McLaughin Gallery between 1 pm and 3 pm (72 Queen Street, Oshawa).  Or test our your vocal cords with Oshawa Opera and dress up like an opera star, participate in free singing classes, improv and more at the Arts Resource Centre! 45 Queen Street, Oshawa. October 2, 2016. 2 pm to 4 pm.  FREE.

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