Things to do in Durham Region: July

Missed our show What’s On Durham on Rogers Community 10? Check out these fun, family friendly things to do in Durham Region this July!

There are tons of fun things to do at Archery 2 You in Oshawa! Sign up for a summer camp, play archery or NERF tag, or take a class! 60 Celina St. Oshawa.

The Town of Ajax hosts Kids in the Square! Kicking off on July 11 and running every other Wednesday evening until August 22, Heritage Square at Ajax Town Hall becomes your kid-friendly Wednesday night free entertainment destination. Bring a chair for Kids in the Square (children’s performances). All performances take place rain or shine. Performances will move indoors during inclement weather and admission for indoor seating is on a first come, first served basis  65 Harwood Ave S, Ajax. 

Running away with the circus just got a whole lot easier, because Whitby Gymnastics and Circus Centre has professional grade circus equipment, and offers classes and summer camps all summer long!  311 Brock Street North, Whitby. 

Ride the York-Durham Heritage Railway through the beautiful Oak Ridges Moraine from Uxbridge to Stouffville and back! Join us and celebrate the wonders of a train from an era gone by, but preserved for your present day enjoyment.  Book tickets for one of their family-friendly themed journeys including the Teddy Bear Train, Canada Day, and Pizza Day!

Grab a furry friend and head to the Teddy Bear Picnic Parkwood Estate on July 4 2018! Bring your favourite teddy bear and blanket to enjoy your boxed lunch that includes a drink, sandwich, and cookie. Tickets are $10 per person + taxes. Advance booking required. 270 Simcoe Street, Oshawa. 

The Faculty of Education at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology offers a variety of unique summer camp programs in July and August! Camp programs make use of laptops, digital cameras, science and engineering equipment, and iPad technology. Campers share the equipment. Each camp has a different focus and theme. All camp sessions include outside games and activities. An Indigenous perspective has been infused into the STEAM camps with campers learning cultural aspects through Knowledge Keepers. Counsellors are Concurrent Education students and graduates of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s Faculty of Education program, and members of the Ontario College of Teachers.

Imagine epic, site-specific theatre with Durham Region’s greatest outdoor spaces as powerful backdrops, where every performance is unique! Catch the Driftwood Theatre’s Bard’s Bus Tour as it rolls into Durham Region performing Rosalynde (or As You Like It). Catch the opening night performance at Parkwood Estate National Historic Site in Oshawa on July 13! Runs July 13 – August 12, 2018. Check website for tour schedule.