What’s On Oshawa Weekend Jan 27-29 2017

What's On OshawaWeekendGet ready for another smashing weekend in Oshawa with these local events:

It’s the opening reception for Durham Reach, a celebration of 70 local artists, at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery! January 27, 2017. 7 pm – 10 pm. 72 Queen Street, Oshawa. FREE, all welcome. 

Try social ballroom dancing and enjoy a free lesson! Instruction at 6:30 pm, dance starts at 7 pm.  Tickets are $12.50 in advance, and $20 at the door. Call or email to reserve tickets. (905)438-1537 or info@rhythmdynamics.ca.  January 27, 2017. Harmony Creek Community Centre, 15 Harmony Rd. N, Oshawa. 

Catch live music at Full Throttle Fridays at the Moustache Club. January 27, 2017. 15 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa. 10 pm. 

Use simple materials to create and decorate paper lanterns in time for the start of Chinese New Year at The LivingRoom Community Art Studio! Upcycle old paper lanterns and light shades – and if you have any at home that you don’t know what to do with, bring them in and give them new life! January 28, 2017. 149 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa. 12pm to 2pm All ages and abilities welcome. Suggested donation of $10 or Pay-What-You-Can (PWYC).  Contact info@livingroomcommunityartstudio.org for more information.

Catch the remake of Ghostbusters at Cineplex Family Favourites! January 28, 2017.  11 am to 1 pm. Cineplex Theatres, 1351 Grandview Street North, Oshawa. $2.99 per ticket.

The Salvation Army Church of Oshawa hosts an afternoon of outdoor family fun including tobogganing, skating, hot drinks and snacks. At 1:30 pm two hours of tree-top zip-lining will be offered for approximately $25. At 2 pm pastors Lindsay and Lynette Rowe will share a slide presentation of their travels and ministry from around the world. Go to www.oshawa-temple.org for details/snow & ice condition updates. Weather permitting. January 28, 2017. 1:30 pm to 4 pm. Trillium Trails, 53 Snow Ridge Ct., Oshawa. FREE. 

Try scuba diving and raise money for Boys and Girls Club Durham Eastview Unit! Enjoy a pool session with PADI Dive Instructors from Dive Source, with 100% of the proceeds going to the Boys and Girls Club of Durham.  January 28, 2017. 5 pm to 9 pm. 433 Eulalie Avenue, Oshawa. Advance registration required. $30. 

The Ontario Philharmonic presents international cello star Santiago Cañón Valencia for an evening of unforgettable music. UOIT Regent Theatre50 King Street East, Oshawa. 8 pm. $45 and $56. 

Relive the music of the legendary David Bowie at “Bowie Lives” the ultimate tribute to David Bowie.  January 28, 2017. Oshawa Music Hall, 39 King Street East, Oshawa. 8 pm. $15 per ticket. 19+ show. 

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with family crafts at OPG Second Sundays the Robert McLaughlin Gallery! Decorate paper lanterns, discover animal zodiacs to make creative animal masks, plus much more!  January 29, 2017. 72 Queen Street, Oshawa. 1 pm to 3 pm.  FREE.  Drop in. 

Let your mind wander and your art lead the way! It’s a day for doodling, puttering, meandering and discovering at The LivingRoom Community Art Studio.  Want to learn something new? Try Dream Weaving with the studio’s instructors and volunteers.  January 29, 2017. 149 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa. 12pm to 4pm All ages and abilities welcome. Suggested donation of $10 or Pay-What-You-Can (PWYC) in support of the studio project. Contact info@livingroomcommunityartstudio.org for more information.

Head to the Oshawa Museum to hear Canada 150: An Oshawa Perspective, a look at the creation and growth of our country and how Oshawa contributed to the evolution of Canada. Tea and scones will be served.  January 29, 2017. Oshawa Museum, Lakeview Park, Oshawa.  1 pm. Verna Conant Gallery at Guy House.  $10 per person, $5 for members of the Oshawa Historical Society. Reservations are required and can be made by phoning 905-436-7624 x. 106

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