What’s On Oshawa Weekend Sept 21-23 2018

It’s Kids Night Out at Ceramics Canada! Choose a piece to paint using colourful bright and shiny glaze paints. Pizza, juice or water and dessert will be included. Cost includes supervision, 2 pizza slices, juice box or water, small dessert, and their choice of piece valued up to $16.99. Please note you must pre-register. Sorry, no parents, just kids! Finished pieces will be ready for pick up the following week. Finished pieces must be picked up within 30 days. Ages 5-12. September 21 2018. 6 pm. 100 Bloor Street East, Unit 3, Oshawa. Cost $22.99 plus HST. 

Get outside and check out Ontario Bioblitz at Duffins Creek Watershed at the Claremont Nature Centre in Pickering! Enjoy a Nature Festival, Guided Blitz Walk, and workshops, plus face painting and a closing BBQ on Sunday for registered participants! September 22-23 2018. 4290 Westney Rd N, Goodwood, ON. Parking is limited! FREE. 

Cupcake Goodness and the Oshawa BIA are hosting the 2nd Annual Butter Tart Festival! Stop by Civic Square for some amazing butter tarts, local artists, and vendors. September 22 2018. 9 am to 4 pm. Civic Square, Oshawa. FREE. Food/drink extra. 

Get active with Books and Bike Paths! The Oshawa Public Libraries in Partnership with The Oshawa Active Transportation Advisory Committee (O.A.T.A.C) will lead participants through Oshawa’s bike trails to the Jess Hann Branch for a reading with Kate Harris, author of Lands of Lost Borders. Includes refreshments (allergy alert) and story time for children. Meet at 10:30 am in the west parking lot at the McLaughlin Branch. Author talk only, please arrive at the Jess Hann Branch at 199 Wentworth Street West at Lake Vista Plaza for approx. 11 a.m. September 22, 2018 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 65 Bagot Street, Oshawa. FREE. 

STEM for Kids GTA is hosting free workshops for kids during Science Literacy Week! Try Game Design Lab from 10 am to 11 am, or Peeling the Phone from 11 am to 12 pm. September 22 2018. Oshawa Public Library, Legends Centre Branch. 1661 Harmony Road North, Oshawa. FREE. Register online

Try a Mama & Me Thanksgiving Cookie Decorating Class! Decorate Thanksgiving -themed cookies in regular and mini size. Ages 2 and up. Cost is for 1 adult and 1 child. Add on more children for an additional fee. September 23 2018. 12 pm to 1:30 pm. 1200 Phillip Murray Ave, Unit 5, Oshawa. $80. 

You’re invited to the Hagerty Family Car Fest at the Ontario Regiment Museum! This all-day affair will offer fun activities for car-lovers of all ages, including: ride-alongs in pre-war and military vehicles, all day display featuring a variety of classic cars and rare vehicles, youth judging and people’s choice awards, pedal and battery-powered car races and more!  Show off your ride: Bring your fun-to-drive car and display it at the Hagerty Family Car Fest Car Show! Registration is $10 and includes vehicle and passenger entry, the 2018 Hagerty Valuation Guide, a complimentary gift from AutoGlym Canada and commemorative Hagerty lunchbox. Space is limited; visit Hagerty.com/familycarfest to register your car now. September 23 2018. Gates open 8 am – 3 pm. Ontario Regiment Museum, 1000 Stevenson Rd N, Oshawa. $10, includes admission for the driver an all passengers. 

Paint and explore your creative potential at Art and About, fun filled art program for adults with autism and their families. This program is led by a professional artist instructor and is appropriate for all skill levels and abilities. All art materials provided. September 23 2018. Facilitated by Autism Home Base Durham. 2 pm to 3 pm. Arts Resource Centre, 45 Queen Street, Oshawa. Registration required, call 289-278-3489 ext. 2 or kristina@homebasedurham.com. FREE.