The Thickson’s Woods Nature Reserve presents the 16th annual Birds, Beavers, & Butterflies Nature Festival! This family event includes crafts, talks, a magic show, and creepy critters, plus a bake sale and refreshments. September 16 2017. Follow Thickson Road South to the Waterfront Trail. 9 am to 3:30 pm. Adults $5, Kids $2, Families $10. Cash only! Please leave pets at home.
Learn about Durham’s waste programs, watch an interactive bird show, and check out collection vehicles at the family-friendly Durham Region Waste Fair! September 16 2017. 10 am to 3 pm. Northview Community Centre, 150 Beatrice Street East, Oshawa. FREE.
Have your dog’s picture taken with Santa Claus at Christmas in September in support of local charity Lotsadogs Rescue in Whitby! September 16 2017. 8795 Baldwin Street North, Whitby. 9 am to 2 pm.
Visit Oshawa’s newest community garden! There will be cooking in the garden at Alexandra’s Bounty , and everyone is welcome to join in. September 16 2017. 10 am to 2 pm. Simcoe Street North, just north of Lakeridge Health Oshawa. FREE.
Head to The Living Room Community Art Studio and create a miniature landscape of safety, joy, magic or relaxation! Materials will be provided, but feel free to bring along any items that will make your world special. September 16 2017. 12 pm – 2 pm. 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. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register or for more information.
The 37th Annual Terry Fox Run/Walk/Wheel/Ride hits the pavement at Storie Park! Come out and raise money for a important cause. September 17 2017. 101 Mill Street, Oshawa. 8 am to 1 pm. No minimum donation required, no need to pre-register.
Don’t miss What’s My Line? at the Regent Theatre! It’s an afternoon of improv, toe tapping, gut gusting and tear inducing entertainment! Hosted by Canadian Comic actor and Oshawa native Justin Landry, and performed by the All-Star Alumni of Toronto’s famed Second City! See “Gary” the Canadian Tire guy and Kathryn Greenwood from the original US version of “Who’s Line is it Anyway?” Try not to spontaneously cackle as you watch these seasoned masters take you from scene-to-scene with break neck pace, rapier wit and lightning quick instincts. There’s music, laughter, dancing, singing…And the promise of a few SPECIAL SURPRISES ALONG THE WAY! September 17 2017. 2 pm. UOIT Regent Theatre, 50 King Street East, Oshawa. $39.
Do you work in the arts, culture or heritage sector? Do you want to know how you can get involved and become more connected with the many cultural organizations Oshawa has to offer? Join Oshawa’s Cultural Leadership Council for the 3rd Culture Meet-up of the year! Learn about the cultural scene in Oshawa and network with like-minded people employed with local arts, culture or heritage organizations. September 17th, 2017. 2 pm to 4 pm. Berry Hill Food Co., 82 King Street West, Oshawa.