Oshawa Opera presents an evening among friends featuring Kristine Dandavino, Jason Lamont, Natalya Gennadi, Emily Rocha, Joanne Averill-Rocha and William Shookhoff. June 16 2017. 7:30 pm. Kingsview United Church 505 Adelaide Ave East, Oshawa. Ticket $25 at the door.
The Whitby Courthouse Theatre Youth Group present the tale of a young boy’s amazing adventures in a candy factory. Based on the children’s classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, this show features hit songs from the movie including ‘The Candy Man’, and ‘Pure Imagination’. June 16 2017. 8 pm. Whitby Centennial Building, 416 Centre Street South, Whitby. Tickets $22 online.
Visit the Oshawa Art Association’s new gallery space, Gallery 67, in the Holiday Inn Express and Suites! It’s Oshawa’s first pop-up art gallery and it features artwork by talented local artists that are members of the OAA. June 17 2017. 10 am to 4 pm. First Floor, 67 Simcoe Street North,Oshawa. FREE.
Explore your city with the Oshawa Active Transportation Advisory Committee Community Ride! Join committee members for a relaxed and informative ride on Oshawa’s 3 trails and on-road bike routes. Meet at Oshawa City Hall – Civic Square, parking available at City Hall. Sign up at 9:30 am, ride at 10 am. Recommended age 16+. Every cyclist under age 18 must wear an approved helmet. Helmets are not compulsory for adults over 18 but are recommended. Participants should bring their own refillable water bottles and sunscreen. June 17 2017. 9:30 am – 12 pm. 50 Centre Street South, Oshawa. FREE.
Explore Durham Region’s beautiful private gardens, see work by local artists, and enjoy live music in support of Hearth Place Cancer Support Centre at the Artists in the Garden Tour! June 17 2017. Various locations. 10 am to 5 pm. Tickets $25 at the garden gate.
The circus is in town at the Tribute Communities Centre! Watch BMX stuntriders, clowns, jugglers and aerialists plus the Daring Motorcycle Daredevils in the Globe of Destiny! June 17 2017. 1 pm, 4 pm, 7:30 pm. 99 Athol Street East, Oshawa. Online tickets Adults $24, children (4-14) $14.99.
Spend Father’s Day at the Canadian Automotive Museum! Volunteer guides will be on hand for special Father’s Day guided tours of the galleries at 11am and 1pm. Tours are included with admission, members free. For Father’s Day the Canadian Automotive Museum has partnered with the Prostate Cancer Canada Network (PCCN) of Durham Region in support of men’s health. The PCCN will have volunteers on-site with information available on prostate cancer and men’s health screenings. A special rate is being offered for PCCN members and their families. June 18 2017. 149 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa. 11 am and 2 pm. Adults $10, Students/Seniors $8, Children $5.
Celebrate 100 years of Parkwood Estate at the Sunday Stroll and Scavenger Hunt! Stroll the gardens and participate in a statue scavenger hunt. Just pick up the clues at the Gift Shop! June 17 2017. 10:30 am to 5 pm. 270 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa. FREE.
Don’t miss the annual Fiesta Week Parade and Concert, when Fiesta Week officially kicks off for 2017! Starting at King and Centre Street in Oshawa, with host Patricia Jaggernauth, Weather Specialist from channel CP24 as the grand parade marshal. The concert at Memorial Park starts at approx. 1:30 pm, following the end of the parade. Sample your favourite foods from around the world, watch dances from our participating pavilions, and meet Miss Fiesta 2016! You can also meet Patricia at Memorial Park after the parade for a meet and greet between 2 pm -3 pm. Fiesta Pavilions open from June 19-24 2017. Fiesta Passports are available at all pavilions and at Memorial Park. $10 Adults, $5 Students/Seniors, under 13s FREE. June 18 2017. 12:30 pm. Parade starts at King and Centre Streets, concert is at Memorial Park. FREE! All welcome.
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