Don’t hibernate this weekend! Check out these awesome local events instead:
Catch a night of new rock at the Moustache Club, featuring a lineup of up-and-coming local artists. 15 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa. Doors at 9 pm. $5.
JUNO Award nominee and CCMA Award winner Tim Hicks plays the Tribute Communities Centre with his Shake These Walls Tour. January 20, 2017. 99 Athold Street East, Oshawa. 7 pm to 10 pm. Tickets $29.50, $39.50, $42.50, available online.
Artists can head to the Robert McLaughlin Gallery for Crafting an Artist Statement: A Writing Workshop for Artists. Refine an effective artist statement and receive feedback and support from peers. Artists bring a statement draft that they would like to develop and an image example of the work it describes. Facilitated by Anastasia Hare. Saturday, January 21, 2017. 72 Queen Street, Oshawa. Members FREE. Non-Members $5. Registration required.
Create your very own journal out of simple, up-cycled materials at the LivingRoom Community Art Studio! January 21, 2017. 149 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa. 12 pm to 2 pm. All ages and abilities welcome. $10 suggested donation or Pay-What-You-Like in support of the studio project. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register or for more information.
Celebrate Robbie Burns Day at Kingsview United Church, with an evening dedicated to the Bard of Ayrshire in true Scottish tradition, featuring renowned singing sensation Claidhmor. January 21, 2017. 505 Adelaide Street East, Oshawa. Tickets: $20. Call 905-436-2000 (Oshawa) or 905-983-6573 (Port Perry).
Catch Angry Birds, The Movie, at Cineplex Family Favourites! January 21, 2017. Cineplex Theatres, 1351 Grandview Street North, Oshawa. 11 am. $2.99 per ticket.
Make handmade Valentine’s cards for someone you love, hosted by the Station Gallery! January 22, 2017. Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 45 Cassels Road East, Whitby. $10. Ages 4+. $10. Register online.
Support the Boys and Girls Club of Durham and try something new! On Saturday, January 28, 2017, from 5pm-9pm give scuba diving a try for only $30, and all the proceeds go to support the programs at the Boys and Girls Club of Durham. Open to anyone who can swim, ages 12+. Register at Dive Source Scuba, 423 Bloor St. W. Oshawa, or phone 905-438-8566.