What’s On Oshawa Weekend August 11- 13 2017

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Parkwood Estate as they celebrate their 100th Anniversary with a full week of Basement Tours! Until August 13 2017. 270 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa.  Tours run between 10 am and 5 pm. $10 per person. 

Start your weekend with Yoga in the Garden at the Oshawa Museum! Come down to the Henry House Heritage Gardens and enjoy an hour of yoga in partnership with Durham Yogi Community. Drop in, please bring a mat and water. Rain or shine.  August 11 2017. Oshawa Museum, Lakeview Park. 10 am to 11 am. FREE, donations gratefully accepted. 

Light up the night at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery at RMG Fridays:  Illuminate! Watch and listen to immersive performances from VERSA and Future Peers, check out exhibitions, ART POLICE in the Art Lab, films and interactive studio activities in the lower level! August 11 2017. 72 Queen Street, Oshawa. 7 pm to 10 pm. FREE. 

After RMG Fridays, get outside an check out  Culture 2 Glows at Oshawa Civic Square! Come for an evening of music, art, and performance for the whole family. Plus, you can meet us at the What’s On Oshawa table!  August 11 2017. City Hall, Oshawa. 7 pm to 10 pm. FREE. All welcome! 

Hit the water and try out Stand Up Paddleboarding! East of Six SUP is offering a 90 minute lesson, 1 hour hands-on tour of the area, free time on your board to explore or chill out, and pictures and a video of you and your friends on the boards. Don’t forget to bring dinner so you can have a picnic on the water!  August 11 – 13 2017. Whitby. $60. Contact East of Six SUP for times and booking info.

It’s Tank Saturday at the Ontario Regiment Museum! Watch a live military display at 1 pm featuring Cold War vehicles, tour the museum, and explore their incredible collection of tanks! August 12 2017. 10 am to 4 pm. 1000 Stevenson Road North, Oshawa. Adults $10, Students/Seniors $5, Under 12s FREE. 

Head to The LivingRoom Community Art Studio to make a pinecone birdfeeder! For those with nut sensitives, there will be nuts and seeds involved in the activity.  August 12 2017. 12 pm to  2pm. 149 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa.  All ages and abilities welcome. Suggested donation of $10 or Pay-What-You-Like (PWYL) in support of the studio project. Join the Facebook Event or email info@livingroomcommunityartstudio.org to register or for more information.

Turning into one of the largest free motorcycle events in the province, the 6th annual Bikes on Bond event rolls into Downtown Oshawa! Enjoy an afternoon of music, vendors, and the popular Show and Shine. August 12 2017. 2 pm to 8 pm. Downtown Oshawa. FREE. 

Get unplugged and head to the Robert McLaughlin Gallery for Second Sundays!  Families are very welcome to head to the Studio to create block patterns, colour weaves, and collagraph prints, then go on a gallery scavenger hunt to explore shapes, colours and lines! August 13 2017. 1 pm to 3 pm. 72 Queen Street, Oshawa. Drop in. All ages! FREE

The 8th Annual Oshawa Gospel Fest takes place at Memorial Park! Enjoy live bands, gospel music, jumping castle and free community BBQ.  August 13 2017. Memorial Park, 110 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa. 4 pm to 7 pm.  FREE. 

Looking for music and arts events around Oshawa? Check out our friends at Slowcity.ca! 

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