Start the weekend with RMG Fridays: Hygge at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery! Hygge is the Danish art of keeping cozy and warm for the winter, so bring your own blanket and get ready to warm your insides with the musical stylings of Rory Taillon and Brooklyn Doran! November 3 2017. 7 pm to 10 pm. 72 Queen Street, Oshawa. RMG Fridays is free and friendly for all ages! Cash bar.
Don’t miss this exclusive, two day only tour of Parkwood Estate! Sam, The Sportsman Tour, is part of ongoing celebrations of Parkwood’s 100th anniversary year, and includes a rare viewing of the McLaughlin’s private indoor swimming pool filled with water. November 4 & 5 2017. Tours run on the hour between 11 am and 4 pm each day. Pre-registration is STRONGLY recommended. To register call 905-433-4311. Parkwood accepts VISA, M/C and AMEX. 270 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa. $15 per person.
The LivingRoom Community Art Studio’s garden may be closing for the winter, so they’re hosting a Garden Harvest Recipe Swap! Bring in copies of your favourite recipes that feature harvest vegetables to trade and share! All ages and abilities are welcome. November 4 2017. 149 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa. 12 pm to 2 pm. FREE.
Take the stage at Cork & Bean’s open mic afternoon! Bring your music, comedy, or poetry and have your moment in the spotlight. November 5 2017. 4 pm. 8 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa. FREE. Sign up at the door.
Join the Paranormal Seekers and find out what haunts the Canadian Automotive Museum’s nearly 100-year-old building, plus learn about the technology used to search for spirits. Limited space event and will last approximately two hours. Two time slots are available – 6 pm and 9 pm. November 4 2017. To reserve your spot email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note this is an 18+ event. 99 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa. $20 per ticket.
The Oshawa Ringette Association is hosting a free Come Try Ringette Event! Skate around with the ring, play some fun games and experience the amazing game of ringette. November 4 2017. Legends Centre, 1661 Harmony Road North, Oshawa. Pad 3. 10:15 am. Children 5 and up.
Come on down to the Oshawa Museum for a cool Sunday FUNday all about diaries! Look through some of the diaries kept in the Museum’s Archives and even try your hand at writing with pen & ink, just like the diarists of the past did!Sunday FUNdays are located in the Verna Conant Gallery at Guy House. November 5 2017. Oshawa Museum, Lakeview Park. 12 pm to 4 pm. FREE. All ages.
Drop by the Station Gallery with your family to experiment and play with unexpected art materials! From string to aluminium, paper to plastic – you’ll be amazed at the extraordinary things you can make with ordinary stuff. November 5 2017. 11 am to 2 pm. 1450 Henry Street, Whitby. FREE, donations gratefully accepted. Pre-registration encouraged.
Head to the Robert McLaughlin Gallery and tour the LEGACIES exhibition with artists Teri Donovan, Gwen MacGregor, and curator Margaret Rodgers. The artists will discuss their processes, and their artistic choices for this project. November 5 2017. 1 pm to 2 pm. 72 Queen Street, Oshawa. FREE.
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