What’s On Oshawa Weekend Feb. 16 – 18 2019

Grammy award winning group Little Big Town hit the stage at the Tribute Communities Centre! Feb. 15 2019. 7:30 pm. 99 Athol Street East, Oshawa. $49.75, $69.75, $84.75. 

The Mentalist and the Hypnotist (Edward Stone and Ray Anderson) hit the UOIT Regent Theatre stage for a night of mind reading and hypnosis like you’ve never experienced. Predictions will be made. Thoughts will be controlled. Minds will be blown. Feb. 16 2019. 8 pm. 50 King Street East, Oshawa. $25 plus service charge.

Catch Evil Dead: The Musical on stage! This hilarious show takes all the elements of the cult classic films The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2 and Army of Darkness and combines them into one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Feb. 16 2019. 7:30 pm. 50 Bond Street East, Oshawa. 16+. $40. All seats are in the splatter zone! 

The Oshawa Little Theatre presents Norm Foster’s hilarious comedy Office Hours! It’s a Friday afternoon in the big city and, in six different offices, six different stories are unfolding at the same time. Closing night! Feb. 16 2019. $25/$15. 62 Russet Ave, Oshawa. 

Celebrate Black History Month with a night of music and drumming at the Oshawa Caribbean Cultural Centre! Feb. 16 2019. 600 Wentworth Street East, Oshawa.  Doors at 7 pm. Show at 8 pm. $20, call/message Edward at 905-666-8444 or edward@a1auto.ca

Join Ontario Hyundai for a free skate at Harman Park Arena! Feb. 17 2019. 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 829 Douglas Street, Oshawa. FREE. 

Head to NEB’s Fun World for Cosmic Bowling! It’s a special edition for all cosmic bowl lovers that want to spend some quality time with family. There are 3 time slots to choose from: 6:30- 7:30 pm, 8:00-9:00 pm, 9:30-11:00 pm. Feb. 17 2019. 1300 Wilson Road North, Oshawa. 

To celebrate Family Day, CLOCA invites everyone to discover a local conservation area with free admission/parking from dawn till dusk! Find a conservation area near you here.

The Community Builders Network of Hope presents Family Day fun, including ice skating at the Tribute Communities Centre (10 am to 11:50 am) with popular characters from kids’ tv shows, plus pancakes and hot chocolate, outdoor petting zoo, games, activities, music and dancing at Oshawa City Hall Civic Square (9 am to 12 pm. Feb. 18 2019. FREE. 

Willowtree Farm in Port Perry is hosting Family Day fun with horse drawn sleigh rides, ice skating, crafts, bonfire kid’s meals, roasted marshmallows and more! Admission to the farm is free, additional charges for some activities. Feb. 18 2019. 975 Regional Road 21, Port Perry. 9 am to 6 pm. 

Lovell Drugs is sponsoring a free swim at the Delpark Homes Centre (formerly Legends Centre)! Feb. 18 2019. 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm, 3 pm to 5 pm. 1661 Harmony Road North, Oshawa. FREE. Admission first come, first served. 

Spend Family Day 2019 with Lightning McQueen at the Canadian Automotive Museum! Crafts, activities, and guided tours will be available throughout the day and are included with admission. This year kids will be able to complete an activity book sponsored by Hagerty Classic Cars and get their picture taken with Lightning McQueen. Special guest Steve Fisher from Balloons with a Twist will be making balloon animals for visitors between 10am and 3pm.   Regular admission rates apply: $12/adults, $10/seniors, $6/youth (ages 6-17), ages 5 and under FREE. Feb. 18 2019. 9 am to 5 pm. 99 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa. 

Head to the Oshawa Museum for Family Day: Artefact Explosion! Visitor Hosts who will show off genuine Victorian and Edwardian era artefacts. Test out our new carpet sweeper, or hand pump butter churn, try photographing your friend with a vintage Kodak! Browse through Oshawa newspapers from Canada’s Centennial and Oshawa’s Semicentennial or 50th Anniversary as a City.  Artefact Explosion is taking place in the Guy House and is free to explore! Museum tours are offered through the afternoon, and admission is by donation. On display in the Robinson House Galleries is Community Health in the 20th Century and A Carrying Place: Oshawa’s Indigenous Story. Feb. 18 2019. 12 pm to 4 pm. Lakeview Park, Oshawa. By donation. 

Spend Family Day at the Military Vehicle Centre at the Ontario Regiment Museum! Explore their collection of over 60 Jeeps, Trucks, Armoured Vehicles and Tanks on display! Feb. 18 2019.  12:00 – 4:00 pm. Admission: $10 Adult $5 Student/Senior $3 Child, Military FREE Admission! 1000 Stevenson Road North, Oshawa.

Looking for something creative to do on Family Day? Head to the Robert McLaughlin Gallery for an afternoon of art-making inspired by the current exhibition James Kirkpatrick: To the Unseen Future! Feb. 18 2019. 1 pm to 3 pm. 72 Queen Street, Oshawa. FREE. All ages!