What’s On Oshawa Weekend March 24 & 25

Club Carib of Oshawa Inc. invites everyone to a Caribbean Dinner & Show Fundraiser in support of Grandview Kids!  Enjoy delicious Caribbean Cuisine, entertainment by Club Carib’s Oshawa Sounds of Steel & Hummingbird Dancers, DJ, 50/50 Draw, Silent Auction and Door Prizes.  March 24, 2018. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Caribbean Cultural Centre, 600 Wentworth Street East, Oshawa. $40.00 per ticket. For tickets contact 905.728.4530 or email normach1@bell.net. 

It’s the Durham College Spring Open House! Discover why the student experience comes first at Durham College. Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to gain more insight about educational and career choices from the people who know best: students and faculty, plus explore our numerous services and amazing facilities. March 24 2018.  10 am to 2 pm. 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa. FREE. 

Check out the STEM for Kids Open House and try STEM based kid activities. STEM for Kids® provides hands-on fun-filled educational programs for children age 4 to 14, door prizes and light refreshments will be available. March 24 2018. March 24 2018. 11 am to 4 pm. Harmony Creek Community Centre ( The Lounge), 15 Harmony Road North, Oshawa. FREE.

It’s that time of year again! CLOCA is hosting the 43rd Annual Maple Syrup Festival at Purple Woods Conservation Area in Oshawa.  Enjoy a walk through the sugarbush, and check out the various stations throughout the festival! There are also wagon rides and pancakes, for an extra cost. March 24 & 25 2018. $5 per person online, $6 at the gate. Purple Woods Conservation Area is located on the southeast corner of Coates Road and Simcoe Street at the Oshawa/Scugog boundary. Under 2s FREE! No pets, please. 

Oshawa ComiCon returns to the Legends Centre! Meet artists, check out vendors, and the Free To Play G.A.M.E.S. Zone at the show, with several new and retro video games.  Please bring a donation to the food bank! March 24 2018. 10 am to 5 pm. 1661 Harmony Road North, Oshawa. $5, under 10s FREE.

Make very own Pysanky at the Ukrainian Easter Egg Decorating Workshop! Fun for kids ages 8 and up, and everything is supplied. March 24 2018. 1 pm to 4 pm. Simcoe Street United Church, 66 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa. For more info Call 905-728-8143 or Email simcoest@bellnet.ca. $7 adults, $5 children, $20 for family. 

Celebrate the return of Spring light and join The Living Room Community Art Studio for a relaxing afternoon of painting beautiful stained glass inspired sun catchers! All materials provided. March 24 2018. 12 pm to  2 pm. All Ages and Abilities welcome! Suggested donation of $10 or Pay-What-You-Like (PWYL) in support of the LivingRoom project always appreciated. 🙂 Email info@livingroomcommunityartstudio.org to register or for more information. 149 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa. 

This Earth Hour, experience Night at the Museum! Visit Henry House at the Oshawa Museum after hours and learn about life before electricity. Costumed guides are on hand this evening to shed light on an earlier time. Look for the Durham Region Astronomical Association (DRAA) in the Henry House gardens as they bring telescopes and chat about star gazing and Earth Hour! This is a come and go event and is free to attend, with donations kindly accepted. March 24 2018. 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Oshawa Museum, 1450 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa. FREE. 

Durham Shoestring Performers present the quirky drama, Girl in the Goldfish Bowl. Iris is sure that the death of her beloved goldfish has brought Russian missiles to Cuba, cemented her mother’s decision to escape her marriage, and delivered a promising mysterious stranger to the door on the same day. Harnessing all the hope in her crafty 10-year-old imagination, Iris is determined to manoeuvre her world back from the brink of heartbreak. March 24 2018. 8 pm. Runs until March 31. Arts Resource Centre, 45 Queen St., Oshawa $15. 

Ontario Philharmonic performs Music in Threes: Great Trios of Mendelssohn and Schubert at the UOIT Regent Theatre. March 24 2018. 8 pm. 50 King Street East, Oshawa. $45/$56. 

Join Parkwood Curator Samantha George, as she delves into the relationships and friendships “Parkwood” had with the British aristocracy at the Oshawa Museum’s monthly Tea and Talk! Enjoy tea and scones while Visitor Hosts lead engaging historical discussions. Reservations are required as space is limited. Call 905-436-7624 x 106 to book your spot. March 25 2018. 10:30 am to 11:30 am. Oshawa Museum, 1450 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa. $10. 

The UOIT/DC Drama Club presents The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon, a contemporary comedy by Don Zolidis which smashes up many fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm into one big megastory! All your favourites, like “Cinderella” and “Snow White,” plus some you’ve never heard of, like “The Girl Without Hands” and “Lean Lisa.” Fasten your seatbelts, because our cast is going to blow your mind! March 25 2018. Doors open at 7:00 pm and the show starts at 7:30. Tickets are also available at the door. 2000 Simcoe Street North, Room UP1500, Oshawa. FREE.