What’s On Oshawa Weekend April 20 – 22 2018

Head to Gallery 67 for closing night of the exhibition “An Abstract Thought”. Refreshments provided. April 20 2018. 7 pm to 9 pm. 67 Simcoe Street North, in the main floor of the Holiday Inn Express. FREE. 

Catch comedian Gerry Dee at the Tribute Communities Centre! The star of Gerry is the star and co-creator of the hit CBC sitcom “mr.d”, now entering its 7th season.  April 20, 2018. 7:30 pm. 99 Athol Street East, Oshawa. Tickets $49.00, $69.00, $89.00. 

The Oshawa Little Theatre’s production of Beauty and the Beast closes this weekend! The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. April 20 & 21 2018. Various times. 62 Russett Ave., Oshawa. $28 per ticket. 

It’s time for Girls Take Flight at the Oshawa Municipal Airport!  This is a free aviation event presented by the First Canadian Ninety‑Nines, and Durham Flight Centre. Check out aviation activities, get information about Aviation and Aerospace Careers, watch presentations by inspiring women of aviation, get up close and personal with some cool aircraft! April 21 2018. 9 am to 4 pm. Oshawa Municipal Airport, 1190 Keith Ross Drive, Oshawa.  Find parking along Keith Ross Drive, watch for signs indicating parking availability at local businesses, and a large parking lot at the Main Terminal on Airport Blvd.  FREE. 

Head to Parkwood Estate National Historic Site for a traditional Hats & Bonnets Tea! Enjoy a delicious tea service in the gracious Gardener’s Lodge. April 21 2018. 1:30 pm. 270 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa. $35+. Call 905.433.4311 to purchase tickets and reserve a spot. 

The Oshawa@Play Mobile Unit will be at the Legends Centre with fun equipment, staff and supervised space iso that children and youth can power off, connect with friends and play right outside their door! April 21 2018. 1 pm to 4 pm. 1661 Harmony Road North, Oshawa. FREE.

How to in 10 Festival at Oshawa Public Libraries! Looking for a small change? Something to freshen up the daily routine? Why not come and pick up a new skill! OPL is hosting a variety of experts to show you a wide range of skills. You can learn each one in 10 minutes or less.  April 21 2018. 11 am to 3 pm. 65 Bagot Street, Oshawa. FREE. 

Durham College (DC) is challenging Grade 11 and 12 students to put their recipes to the test at the fourth annual Epic Mac ‘n’ Cheese Competition!  Everyone is welcome to taste test the recipes and vote for their favourite! Don’t miss pop-up bake shops and kid-friendly activities to help keep even the smallest foodies entertained.  April 21 2018. 8:30 am to 3 pm. W. Galen Weston Centre for Food, Durham College, Whitby campus 1610 Champlain Avenue, Whitby. Adults (ages 13+) $10, Youth (ages seven to 12) $5, Kids (ages six and under) – free. To purchase tickets in advance call Pantry, the CFF’s retail store, at 905.721.2000 ext. 4271 or drop by in person Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are also available at the door.

Wreck ThaiBoxing comes to Oshawa! All A class fights are bare shin with elbows, and the event is fully endorsed by MTO the official PSO of Muay Thai in Ontario. April 21 2018. 6 pm doors.  Sikorski Hall, 1551 Stevenson Road North, Oshawa. $35+.

The Durham Speed Skating Club is hosting a FREE Open House Event! They supply the skates and ice, you just need a helmet and gloves! Ages 7+, all skill levels. Email info@durhamspeedskatingclub.ca to register! April 22 2018. 10 am to 12 pm. Legends Centre, 1661 Harmony Road North, Oshawa. FREE. 

Learn something new at Mexican Cooking Fundamentals: Tacos, Salsas and Churros! A collaboration of Dine and Style Fine Catering and Events. During this 3 hour workshop, learn how to make salsas, tortillas and all items from scratch under the professional instruction of Chef Paola Solorzano. Ineractive, hands on and fun! All aprons supplied. April 22 2018. 490 Waterloo Court, Unit 1, Oshawa. 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. $94 per person.

Check out the Alternative Energy Tour at the Canadian Automotive Museum! Horses, steam, and electric have all been alternatives to the internal combustion engine. Join our guide as we explore the history of these alternative modes of transportation.  April 22 2018. 1 pm to 2 pm. 99 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa. Included with admission.

Visit Station Gallery for Super Sunday! Theme: Fun with Negative/Positive! Join gallery staff as they explore the ways in which artists work with negative and positive space when creating a work of art. Working with a variety of painting methods and under the expert guidance of our Artist Instructor Jen Morrison, each family will each create a one of a kind artwork where playing with the negative couldn’t be more positive! April 22 2018. 1 pm to 3 pm. 1450 Henry Street, Whitby. $25 per family, registration recommended. 

North Durham Nature presents an Amphibians Walk at Nonquon Outdoor Education Centre! Check out several wetlands to listen for frogs and look for salamanders with herpetologiest James Kamstra. Please meet at the Pheasant Pen Classroom Site. April 21 2018. 7:30 pm. 19745 Old Simcoe Road, Greenbank. FREE. 





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