L’Amicale French Community Centre of Durham is proud to present their Hockey Heroes game featuring the Alumni of the Montreal Canadiens Alumni and the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Tribute Communities Centre! A long-standing rivalry, the Montreal Canadiens Alumni are determined to beat the Toronto Alumni in Leafs Nation territory! Proceeds from this exciting event will benefit the Alzheimer Society of Durham Region which provides support, education and programs to improve the quality of life for people with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia and their care partners in Durham Region. January 13 2018. 2 pm. Tribute Communities Centre, 99 Athol Street, Oshawa. $19.95 + tax and fees.
Peaceful Waves Movement is teaming up with The Paint Factory to offer a free workshop, and they’re looking for children ages 7 -13 to participate! With effective mindfulness techniques, children will dive into the creativity that is dreaming inside of them. Great for children who are experiencing depression, anxiety, low self-esteem and ADHD. Note: this will be filmed for future promotional purposes. All art supplies will be provided – all you need to do is show up! Spots are limited so RSVP to hold your child’s place. January 13 2018. 2 pm. 50 Bond Street East, Oshawa. FREE.
Jeremiah Taylor X & Hairy Holler are bringing the jams to The Moustache Club for an evening of live music. January 13 2018. 9 pm. 15 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa. $5 cover. 19+
Take a Paranormal Tour of Grimstone Manor! Break Out Zone and The Paranormal Seekers have teamed up to offer guests a very unique 2 hour tour. Guests will attend Grimstone Manor (home of Break Out Zone) after hours (at night) to explore and search for paranormal evidence. Guests will have the opportunity to learn about the techniques and equipment used by The Paranormal Seekers. Runs January 13 to April 1 2018. Group size 3-8 people. Under 17s must be accompanied by an adult. $25 pp + tax. 1 week advance booking required.
It’s OPG Second Sundays at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery! Make unusual, hand-made 3D paper flowers – great for art lovers of all ages and families of all kinds! January 14 2018. 72 Queen Street, Oshawa. 1 pm to 3 pm. FREE.
Grab a brew and enjoy an afternoon of Open Mic Poetry at Cork & Bean in downtown Oshawa. Everyone is welcome, no experience or pre-registration required! January 14 2018. 4 pm. 8 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa. FREE.
Hit the ice for the 2nd Annual Family Skate at Legend’s Centre! Enjoy a poto booth, Live DJ, face painting, and hot chocolate. Donations to support Fight 4 Kate gratefully accepted. January 14 2018. 1 pm to 3 pm. 1661 Harmony Road North, Oshawa. FREE.
It’s the Writers Hang Out Afternoon at The LivingRoom Community Art Studio! Bring your writing projects and enjoy an afternoon among others who love expressing themselves through the written and spoken word. Ceth Légère & Sid MacIsaac (founder of Spoken Weird poetry) will also be on hand from 12-2pm to offer creative prompts and writing exercises and celebrate your work. Writers Hang-Out is open to all ages and abilities, PWYL donations always appreciated in support of the LivingRoom project. January 14 2018. 12 pm to 2 pm. 149 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa. FREE, donations gratefully accepted.