What’s On Oshawa Weekend May 10 – 12 2019

Are you looking for Mother’s Day events? Check out our local Mother’s Day Event Round-Up! Here are more brilliant things to do around Oshawa this weekend:

Mansfield’s Cabaret is hosting WAVES Exhibition! M.A.D. Youth Durham has combined their various strengths to bring a new kind of event to Downtown Oshawa. Join us to appreciate work by various visual artists, browse exclusive and unique products available at the art market and network with other creative spirits! During Part 2 of this exciting night enjoy drinking and dancing to the mesmorizing performances by Flamongo and Brock Edwards. May 10 2019. 7pm – 11pm. $5 at the door. 50 Bond Street East, Oshawa. 

It’s time for Science Rendezvous, a free day of science discovery at Durham College and Ontario Tech University (formerly OUIT)!  Meet the scientists who turn innovative research ideas into real solutions for society. Come experience the thrill of doing a real experiment by participating in one of our Mini-Workshops, take an INVENTour, visit the Science Cavalcade, and participate in Science Jeopardy. Here are plenty of prizes for everyone! Activities run fro 10 am to 2:30 pm, with the Grand Finale taking place from 2:30 pm to 3 pm. Free parking! May 11 2019. 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa. FREE. 

The first Tank Saturday of 2019 rolls into the Ontario Regiment Museum! Admission includes access to the museum that houses artifacts, medals, weapons and uniforms covering 150+ years of military history from the Fenian Raids of 1866 to the conflicts of today. Explore the Military Vehicle Conservation Centre with over 60 military vehicles and Tanks on display! Enjoy a live vehicle demonstration with Tanks and Armoured vehicles, followed by a knock-out finale and simulated Tank Battle! May 11 2019. 10 am to 3 pm. 1000 Stevenson Rd. North, Oshawa. 

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery is hosting the opening celebration of Germaine Koh: Home Made Home – Patch Work. The artist will give a talk about this very topical work which explores complex housing issues relevant to the Durham Region. Light refreshments and snacks will be served. May 11 2019. 2 pm to 4 pm. 72 Queen Street, Oshawa. FREE. 

Pick up a plant for mom at the Artists in the Garden Plant and Book Sale, in support of Hearth Place Cancer Support Centre!  What better way to start out the gardening season than with a visit to this annual Plant Sale for some of the best deals in the city and an amazing assortment of plants. This year, they’ve also adding an assortment of books donated by the community. Whether it’s help for your garden, or a great mystery to dig into while relaxing in the shade of your own backyard oasis – they’re bound to have something you are looking for. May 11 2019. 8:30 am. 86 Colborne Street West, Oshawa. 

We Grow Food is out in the community garden celebrating Alexandra’s Bounty Gardening Opening! Join them moving soil, topping up compost, cleaning up the grounds and opening for the 2019 season. Bring a lawn chair and re-usable plates and cutlery! May 11 2019. 10am -2pm. Simcoe Street, just north of Lakeridge Health Oshawa. FREE. 

Make a Spring Felt Flower Wreath with The Annex Felt Studio at the Maker’s Hub! Using pre-cut felt and a few tips and tricks you will make a beautiful Spring felt flower wreath. Craft the perfect Mother’s Day gift or add some happiness to your home! Workshop includes all materials and tools needed to make a 10 inch Baltic birch felt flower wreath. Ages 16+. May 11 2019. 10:30 am. The Maker’s Hub, 1200 Phillip Murray Ave, Unit 5. 

The LivingRoom Community Art Studio is hosting a Gratitude Wheel Workshop! Spend an afternoon mindfully creating a card that reminds you or a loved one about what you are most grateful for. Just spin the wheel to focus on what brings you the most joy and fulfilment. Make one for yourself and for a friend or loved one! May 11 2019. 2 – 4pm. 149 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa. All ages and abilities welcome! PWYC donation in support of the studio project & to cover costs of materials always appreciated but not required ($5 – $10 suggested)