Head to the Robert McLaughlin Gallery for RMG Fridays: Speak Your Truth! Includes performances by Michael St. George, the Durham School of Contemporary Dance, screenings of the National Film Board’s The Colour of Beauty directed by Elizabeth St. Phillip, and the opening reception of Andil Gosine: All the Flowers, and art activities in the Studio. February 2 2018. 7 pm to 10 pm. 72 Queen Street, Oshawa. FREE. All ages welcome! Cash bar.
Catch the Oshawa Little Theatre’s production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest! Randle Patrick McMurphy is a larger-than-life, fun-loving, charismatic rogue who figures his short prison sentence will be cushier if he contrives to spend it in the loony bin. His attempts to disrupt the strict regimens, and introduce spontaneity and free-will to his fellow patients, put him in direct conflict with the indomitable Nurse Ratchet. February 2 – 17 2018. 62 Russet Avenue. Various times. $25.
Parents of girls in grades 7 to 11 can check out Go CODE Girl – Free Saturday Event for Girls & Parents to learn about the exciting world of coding and software development, and discover opportunities in computing and engineering fields. Parents can participate in a coding workshop, campus tour, and have the opportunity to ask questions about engineering at UOIT to our student panel. Registration is free and snacks and lunch will be provided. February 3 2018. 9 am to 2:30 pm. University of Ontario Institute of Technology – Software and Informatics Research Centre (SIRC) Building 2000 Simcoe St. N, Oshawa. FREE.
Take a Gallery Highlights Tour of the Canadian Automotive Museum! Join an tour guides and explore the highlights of the Canadian Automotive Museum collection. Discover the stories behind the cars on display beyond the standard label text. This tour is included with admission and is approximately one hour in length. Perfect for all ages and prior knowledge levels. No RSVP necessary. February 3 2018. 1 pm to 2 pm. 99 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa. $10 adult. Student/Senior $8, Youth $5, under 5s FREE.
It’s Sunday FUNday: Bonnets and Breeches at the Oshawa Museum! Learn how children lived in the 19th century, dress up like Victorian children and have a photos taken by the Museum! February 4 2018. Oshawa Museum, Lakeview Park. 12 pm to 4 pm. FREE.
Support local businesses! Shop the For the Love of Handmade Pop-Up Market for that special Valentine’s Day gift, or a treat for yourself. February 4 2018. 9:30 am – 12:30 pm. 1200 Phillip Murray Ave, Unit #5, Oshawa. FREE.
Make a gemstone bracelet and enjoy a Korean dinner! Ice Bar Dessert Cafe is hosting a gemstone bracelet workshop that includes bubble tea and a choice of main. February 4 2018. $40 per person/$75 per couple. 3 pm to 5 pm. 10 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa. Register in advance. 905-550-3669.
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