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March 2019

Purple Woods Maple Syrup Festival

Tuesday, March 26 - Sunday, March 31
Purple Woods Conservation Area, 38 Coates Road East
Oshawa, ON Canada
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Purple Woods

Running until May 27. Located in Central Ontario and only a short drive from the GTA, Ontario's Lake Country and Springwater are the perfect place for maple trees, and celebrating all things maple.

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Cineplex Family Favourites: Racetime

Saturday, March 30 @ 11:00 am EDT
$2.99

Don’t miss Cineplex Family Favourites, great family movies every Saturday at 11am. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the summertime with your family and friends! A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting WE Charity. March 30, 2019: Racetime

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Night at the Museum: Earth Hour

Saturday, March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Oshawa Community Museum, 1450 Simcoe Street South, Lakeview Park
Oshawa, ON L1H 8S8 Canada

This Earth Hour, turn out the lights and turn up the lamplight. Visit Henry House after hours and learn about life before electricity. Costumed guides are on hand this evening to shed light on an earlier time. Event Date: March 30 Time: 7:30-9:30pm Location: Henry House, OM

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Night at the Museum: Earth Hour

Saturday, March 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Oshawa Museum, 1450 Simcoe Street South
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 8S8 Canada
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Free

This Earth Hour, turn out the lights and turn up the lamplight. Visit Henry House after hours and learn about life before electricity. Costumed guides are on hand this evening to shed light on an earlier time. Look for Oshawa Power in the Henry House Kitchen, talking about energy conservation and will have PUC giveaways! This is a come and go event and is free to attend, with donations kindly accepted.

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April 2019

Sunderland Maple Syrup Festival

Saturday, April 6 - Sunday, April 7
Sunderland Sunderland, ON Canada + Google Map

People travel great distances each year to see what riches the little town of Sunderland has to offer. They come to join in the festival fun and to be part of a small town community filled with love, drive and spirit.

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Indoor Seed Starting Workshop

Saturday, April 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Earthbound Kids, 155 Uxbridge-Pickering Townline
Pickering, ON L4A 7X4 Canada
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$15

Itching to get your hands in the soil? Join our gardener Robin Tench as she demonstrates when to start your seeds, which varieties to start indoors, where to grow (lamps vs. windowsills) and what supplies you will need. Starting your own plants from seed is one of the most satisfying and economical ways to grow your garden and containers! Exciting varieties are available from local growers, seed catalogues, and garden centres. If you have seeds to share, please bring them…

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Cineplex Family Favourites: Space Jam

Saturday, April 6 @ 11:00 am EDT
$2.99

Don’t miss Cineplex Family Favourites, great family movies every Saturday at 11am. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the summertime with your family and friends! A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting WE Charity. April 6, 2019: Space Jam

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Sunday Funday at the Oshawa Museum

Sunday, April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until Sunday, September 1, 2019

Oshawa Community Museum, 1450 Simcoe Street South, Lakeview Park
Oshawa, ON L1H 8S8 Canada

Join the Oshawa Museum on the first Sunday of every month and immerse yourself in history! Every Sunday brings a new hand on activity! Drop in between 12 & 4pm.

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Sunday FUNday – Archives Awareness

Sunday, April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Oshawa Museum, 1450 Simcoe Street South
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 8S8 Canada
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Free

To celebrate Archives Awareness Week, the Oshawa Museum will help you explore our City’s past through artefacts from our archival collection. Find out where some of your favourite places in downtown Oshawa are on an 1877 Historical Atlas. Use census records to find out what the Henry family grew on their land; check out old photos and what we can learn by zooming in to look at them. Kids can work with Museum staff to colourize photos and put together…

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The Mamas and Chicks Handmade & Local Spring Show

Friday, April 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
General W. Sikorski Hall, 1551 Stevenson Road North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4 Canada
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Its the best Baby, Mom, Toddler and kid show around! We have over 50 handmade and/or local vendors, selling everything from baby and kids clothes, kids accessories, kids toys, home decor, party accessories, jewellery, artwork, prints, health solutions, music lessons and more!

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Cineplex Family Favourites: Secret Life of Pets

Saturday, April 13 @ 11:00 am EDT
$2.99

Don’t miss Cineplex Family Favourites, great family movies every Saturday at 11am. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the summertime with your family and friends! A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting WE Charity. April 13, 2019​: Secret Life of Pets

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The Harlem Globetrotters Tour 2019 in Oshawa

Sunday, April 14 @ 2:00 pm EDT
Tribute Communities Centre, 99 Athol Street East
Oshawa, Canada
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NCAA Champion and 4-Time Guinness World Record Holder lead the Harlem Globetrotters into Ontario with their 2019 Fan Powered Canadian Basketball Tour! A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to witness the ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that thrills fans of all ages. Enter for your chance to win 4 tickets to see the show!

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Pingle’s Easter Egg Hunt

Friday, April 19 - Sunday, April 21
Pingle’s Farm Market, 1805 Taunton Road East
Hampton, Ontario L0B 1J0 Canada
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Pingle's Farm Market Easter

Easter Egg Hunt – Recommended for ages 1 to 6. Families start the day’s activities at admissions, where they will purchase their ticket. Children will begin their hunt by decorating their Easter egg basket in the greenhouse.

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Easter Egg-Stravaganza at Willowtree Farm

Friday, April 19 - Monday, April 22
Willowtree Farm, 975 Regional Road 21
Port Perry, ON Canada
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Come experience Easter farm-style! We have lots going on for people of all ages to enjoy! Get a professional photo of your children with a baby chick or a bunny and have a memory to cherish for years to come! Easter egg races, egg decorating, and a scavenger hunt are sure to keep you and your family busy all day long! Photos with Baby Farm Animals Try something different this year! Tired of photos with the Easter bunny? Come to Willowtree…

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Pickering Easter Parade

Saturday, April 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 606, 1555 Bayly Street
Pickering, Ontario Canada
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Free

The Easter Bunny is coming to Pickering. Join along the route. The parade begins at Liverpool Road and Annland Ave. along Annland to Krosno Blvd., along Krosno to Bayly and then to the Legion. Decorate your bike, wagon or scooter and participate in the parade - fun for all ages! Participation is free for everyone! Early registration is available now or register the day of the parade. Parade begins at Annland Street and Liverpool Road (Bay Ridges).  Then heads East on…

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Cineplex Family Favourites: Hop

Saturday, April 20 @ 11:00 am EDT
$2.99

Don’t miss Cineplex Family Favourites, great family movies every Saturday at 11am. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the summertime with your family and friends! A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting WE Charity. April 20, 2019: Hop

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Earthbound Kids Spring Open House

Sunday, April 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm UTC-4
Earthbound Kids, 155 Uxbridge-Pickering Townline
Pickering, ON L4A 7X4 Canada

Join us on April 28 at Earthbound Kids to enjoy some fun on the farm at our Spring Open House! Our spring Open House will include outdoor play, pony rides*, sports, meet the farm animals, BBQ lunch and other fun family activities! Parents can tour the farm and learn about great summer camp and after-school programs, as well as our awesome birthday party packages! FREE! *Some activities are weather permitting

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May 2019

Dryer Ball Workshop

Saturday, May 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Earthbound Kids, 155 Uxbridge-Pickering Townline
Pickering, ON L4A 7X4 Canada
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$15

Are you interested in helping the environment, and looking to save energy? Join us at the Earthbound farm as we learn how to make our own sheep’s wool dryer balls. Not only are they better for the environment than disposable synthetic dryer sheets, they will also cut down on the drying times of your laundry loads, therefore saving you money on hydro costs. Make a set for yourself, or as a gift for a friend or family member. All materials…

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Cineplex Family Favourites: Instant Family

Saturday, May 4 @ 11:00 am EDT
$2.99

Don’t miss Cineplex Family Favourites, great family movies every Saturday at 11am. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the summertime with your family and friends! A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting WE Charity. May 4, 2019: Instant Family

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Cineplex Family Favourites: Bumblebee

Saturday, May 11 @ 11:00 am EDT
$2.99

Don’t miss Cineplex Family Favourites, great family movies every Saturday at 11am. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the summertime with your family and friends! A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting WE Charity. May 11, 2019: Bumblebee

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Mother’s Day Tea Party

Saturday, May 11 @ 12:00 pm EDT
storie park, 101 Mill St
Oshawa, Ontario L1J 3V5 Canada
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$25

Meet some of your favourite Princesses at our Mother's Day Tea Party! This event is full of magical memories for you and your child to cherish forever! Cinderella, Mermaid Princess, Princess Beauty and Rapunzel cannot wait to see you there! You can join us on Saturday, May 11th, 2019 at Storie Park Community Hall for an enchanting time. Three sessions are held starting at 12-1pm, 2-3pm & 4-5pm. Tickets for this event are limited but we will have 3 sessions…

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Cineplex Family Favourites: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Saturday, May 18 @ 11:00 am EDT
$2.99

Don’t miss Cineplex Family Favourites, great family movies every Saturday at 11am. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the summertime with your family and friends! A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting WE Charity. May 18, 2019: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

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Cineplex Family Favourites: Aquaman

Saturday, May 25 @ 11:00 am EDT
$2.99

Don’t miss Cineplex Family Favourites, great family movies every Saturday at 11am. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the summertime with your family and friends! A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting WE Charity. May 25, 2019: Aquaman

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Earthbound Kids May Open House

Sunday, May 26 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm UTC-4
Earthbound Kids, 155 Uxbridge-Pickering Townline
Pickering, ON L4A 7X4 Canada
Earthbound Kids Open House 2019

You're invited to Earthbound Kids to enjoy some fun on the farm at our Spring Open House! Our spring Open House will include outdoor play, pony rides*, sports, meet the farm animals, BBQ lunch and other fun family activities! Parents can tour the farm and learn about great summer camp and after-school programs, as well as our awesome birthday party packages! FREE! *Some activities are weather permitting

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June 2019

Cineplex Family Favourites: A Dog’s Way Home

Saturday, June 1 @ 11:00 am EDT
$2.99

Don’t miss Cineplex Family Favourites, great family movies every Saturday at 11am. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the summertime with your family and friends! A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting WE Charity. June 1, 2019: A Dog’s Way Home

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July 2019

Canada Day by the Lake

Monday, July 1 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Oshawa Community Museum, 1450 Simcoe Street South, Lakeview Park
Oshawa, ON L1H 8S8 Canada

As part of the City of Oshawa’s Canada Day celebrations, Henry House is open for free tours during the afternoon. Event Date: July 1 Time: 2-6pm (subject to change) Location: Henry House

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Good Sports Multi-Sport Camp

Tuesday, July 2 - Friday, August 30
Earthbound Kids, 155 Uxbridge-Pickering Townline
Pickering, ON L4A 7X4 Canada
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Good Sports multi-sport camp program from Earthbound Kids includes instruction and skill development each day. It’s main focus is game play and being a positive team player while having fun with friends. Earthbound Kids let’s kids play together so they can best experience the satisfaction of teamwork and the meaning of being a good sport. Available for two age groups – Good Sports Junior for 6 to 7 years and Good Sports Senior for 8 to 12 years.

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Stonewood Summer Day Horse Camps

Tuesday, July 2 - Friday, August 30
Stonewood Riding Academy, 3985 Sideline 16
Pickering, ON L1Y 1A2 Canada

Stonewood Summer Day Horse Camps, located in Pickering, offer hours of riding time and hands on experience with a dual focus: teaching horsemanship; and nurturing the bond between horse and rider. Kids will build lasting friendships while they spend time riding and learning about horses from an experienced instructor. Mounted games, stable management, hacking, horsemanship workshops, arts and crafts, swimming, water games and sports are all part of the fun. Our horse camp counselors will teach kids about daily horse…

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Saddle Camp at Earthbound Kids

Tuesday, July 2 - Friday, August 30
Earthbound Kids, 155 Uxbridge-Pickering Townline
Pickering, ON L4A 7X4 Canada

Whether your child is just trying it for the first time or they have experience with horses and riding, we offer camp programs to suit each child’s ability. Our instructors provide an enjoyable and, positive learning experience incorporating games and fun activities into the lesson plans. Horses and ponies in our program are gentle natured and experienced with all levels of riders. Earthbound offers two programs – Saddle Club for ages 6 to 12 years and Saddle Skills for ages…

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Camp Treetop Summer Camp

Tuesday, July 2 - Friday, August 30
Earthbound Kids, 155 Uxbridge-Pickering Townline
Pickering, ON L4A 7X4 Canada

Camp Treetop is a multi-activity outdoor camp for kids 4-12 yrs. Kids learn and explore as they play with bugs, grow food, get messy and have fun doing all the things they love to do including horseback riding, swimming, sports, zip-lining, archery, outdoor education and more! Activities and programs are designed around 4 age groups: Seedlings (4-5 yrs), Explorers (6-7 yrs), Rangers (8-9 yrs) and Trailblazers (10-12 yrs). Camp Treetop connects children to nature in fun, educational, confidence-building ways. We let hands on experience with plants & animals and…

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Grandpa Henry’s Picnic

Sunday, July 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Oshawa Community Museum, 1450 Simcoe Street South, Lakeview Park
Oshawa, ON L1H 8S8 Canada

Thomas Henry held annual picnics for his grandchildren every May. His children were invited, but told their kids were the honoured guests. Learn to make ice cream and play croquet. Event date: July 14 Time: 12-4pm Location: Henry House

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Junior Equestrians at Earthbound Kids

Monday, July 15 - Friday, August 9
Earthbound Kids, 155 Uxbridge-Pickering Townline
Pickering, ON L4A 7X4 Canada

A riding camp for kids 8 to 13 years who are interested in getting into competitive riding or improving their competitive riding level. Riders will receive one hour of instruction each day, riders will showcase their skills at the end of the week to staff and parents. Campers will learn to look after their equine teammate, ensuring that they are taken care of for optimal performance. At the start of each session riders will set their goals for the week…

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August 2019

Day Out With Thomas

Friday, August 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, August 18, 2019

York-Durham Heritage Railway, Uxbridge Train Station, 19 Railway Street
Uxbridge, ON L9P 1E5 Canada
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$25.00

Peep Peep! All aboard for a day of family fun with Thomas the Tank Engine! Thomas will be chugging his into the GTA for the Steam Team Tour for two weekends only - August 9 -11 and 16-18, 2019. Take a 25-minute train ride on-board our heritage train pulled by Thomas and meet Sir Topham Hatt! There are lots of activities for the kids including temporary tattoos, face painting, hay maze, kiddie train ride, Zoo to You, obstacle course and…

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September 2019

Archaeology Day

Saturday, September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Trent University Durham, 55 Thornton Rd S
Oshawa, ON L1J 5Y1 Canada

The Oshawa Museum and Trent University Durham are inviting archaeology enthusiasts, archaeology newbies, curious kids and even Indiana Jones fans down for an afternoon of discovery. Join us for lectures and hands-on activities! Event date: September 28 Time: 12-3pm Location: Trent University Durham

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