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February 2019

Family Day at the Museum

Monday, February 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Oshawa Community Museum, 1450 Simcoe Street South, Lakeview Park
Oshawa, ON L1H 8S8 Canada
Free

On Family Day, join our Visitor Hosts who will show you 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.

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Artefact Explosion

Monday, February 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Oshawa Museum, 1450 Simcoe Street South
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 8S8 Canada
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Free

On Family Day, join our Visitor Hosts from 12 – 4 pm, who will show you 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! Museums tours are offered through the afternoon, and admission…

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March 2019

Sunday FUNday – Photo Scavenger Hunt

Sunday, March 3 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Oshawa Museum, 1450 Simcoe Street South
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 8S8 Canada
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Free

Based on the Museum’s Exhibit “A True History of Lakeview Park…Mostly”, a series of paintings by local artist Eric Sangwine, visitors will complete a scavenger hunt in Guy House. Sunday FUNdays are held on the first Sunday of the month. Admission is free and allows you to interact with Museum staff and its collection. 12—4 pm in the Verna Conant Gallery at Guy House.

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Purple Woods Maple Syrup Festival

Friday, March 8 - 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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March Break at the Canadian Automotive Museum

Friday, March 8 - Sunday, March 17
Canadian Automotive Museum Inc., 99 Simcoe Street South
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 4G7 Canada
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March Break is a great time to visit the Canadian Automotive Museum in downtown Oshawa. Throughout the week activities and tours will entertain both children and adults. Children can make their own snowman craft, enjoy a scavenger hunt sponsored by Hagerty Classic Cars, take a guided tour of the museum, and get their picture taken with Lightning McQueen. All activities are included with regular admission. No reservations necessary.

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March Break at Earthbound Kids

Monday, March 11 - Friday, March 15
Earthbound Kids, 155 Uxbridge-Pickering Townline
Pickering, ON L4A 7X4 Canada
March Break at Earthbound Kids

Get out on the farm for the March Break! Earthbound Kids offers full week and single day programs for kids 4 to 12 years of age. Our Saddle Club program for kids 6-12 years is a great opportunity for kids to learn to ride and care for horses, more experienced young riders have a chance to improve their skills while everyone has fun with friends in the fresh outdoors. Our Treetop March Break program offers a well rounded day for…

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March Break at the Museum

Monday, March 11 - Friday, March 15
Oshawa Museum, 1450 Simcoe Street South
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 8S8 Canada
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$5

Travel back in time at the Oshawa Museum this March Break! Tour through Henry House dressed as a Victorian child, where you will meet friendly faces to show you how to do household chores in the Victorian era. Bring your favourite stuffed animal to Robinson House for a check up with our Stuffie Doctor, and then discover what Oshawa was like when the First Nations lived here over six hundred years ago! Tours are $5 per person and run Monday…

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Mad Science March Break Camps

Monday, March 11 - Friday, March 15
Multiple Locations Toronto, Ontario Canada

Mad Science camps offer sensational, hands-on science along with all kinds of indoor and outdoor fun for 5-12 year olds. Now in our 25th year, Mad Science has 25 locations in the GTA and 8 different themed camp weeks to choose from. Countless amazing, daily take-home activities like Rockets, Birdhouses, Space Shuttles, Chess Sets, Telescopes and more! It’s a wild time of fun and friendships! Your child will be fascinated and have memories to last a lifetime!

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Sky Zone Whitby March Break SkyCamp

Monday, March 11 - Friday, March 15
Sky Zone Trampoline Park – Whitby, 240 South Blair Street, Unit 2
Whitby, Ontario Canada

Have an epic time at SkyCamp! Kids can have fun while staying active, with instructor-led activities like age-appropriate exercise and Ultimate Dodgeball. It's easy and hassle-free for parents: Drop 'em off and we'll make sure they have the best experience ever. Your kids will have a great time with instructor led games and activities. Tournaments, crafts, SkySlam contests, foam zone races and so much more! For ages 6 - 12. Dates: Monday, March 11 - Friday, March 15, 2019 Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm $300…

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March Break Science and Technology Camps 2019

Monday, March 11 - Friday, March 15
Faculty of Education UOIT, 11 Simcoe St N
Oshawa, ON L1H 7l7 Canada
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$260

LEGO Robotics Ages 9-13, co-ed If you enjoy solving challenges and using your hands to find out how things work, you will love the LEGO® Robotics Camp. Solve design challenges, construct and build with LEGO® EV3 software. Campers will work with a partner and share laptops, LEGO® EV3 kits and ideas. Curious Creators Ages 7-11, co-ed (must be at least in grade 2) The week is filled with hands-on engineering challenges, technology explorations and science experiments. Learn to use simple…

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Cineplex Family Favourites: Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch

Saturday, March 16 @ 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 16, 2019: Dr. Seuss' The Grinch

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Cineplex Family Favourites: Smallfoot

Saturday, March 23 @ 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 23, 2019: Smallfoot

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Brimacombe’s Annual Puddle Jump

Sunday, March 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Brimacombe, 4098 Regional Road 9
Orono, Ontario L0B 1M0 Canada
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Free

Join us for Brimacombe's craziest event of the season and watch as daredevils of all ages try to ski and snowboard over our 100-foot-long "puddle". Feeling adventurous? Try it out yourself, but don't forget a change of clothes! REGISTRATION Starts at 9:00 a.m. at the Main Office in the East Chalet EVENT Begins at 11:00 a.m. outside the East Chalet THE "FINE PRINT" It's free to enter or watch, but all participants must have a valid lift ticket or membership…

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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 – 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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OPL Teen Advisory Board

Monday, April 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
Oshawa Public Library: McLaughlin Branch, 65 Bagot Street
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 1N2 Canada
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Have your say in what happens for teens at the Library, and earn community service hours too. Volunteer for the OPL Teen Advisory Board. Ages: 13-17.  No sign-up required!

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What Constellation Are You?

Tuesday, April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
Oshawa Public Library: Jess Hann Branch, 199 Wentworth St W
Oshawa, Ontario L1J 6P4 Canada
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Are you a Gemini, Taurus or Aries? Find out, then stitch your constellation and make a candle wrap paper piercing. Ages: 12-17. Sign-up online at https://bit.ly/2FA2fq0

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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.

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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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Easter Egg Hunt at Lynde House Museum

Saturday, April 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Lynde House Museum, 900 Brock Street South
Whitby, ON L1N 4L6 Canada
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Free

Join us for one of our most popular events of the year! Find eggs hidden throughout Durham Region's oldest house and collect your prize! Rain or shine! No registration necessary - drop in anytime. Admission by donation. All proceeds go toward providing more fun community events.

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Ajax Green Living Days

Friday, April 26 - Sunday, April 28
Multiple Locations Toronto, Ontario Canada + Google Map

Ajax Green Living days falls on the week after Earth Day which is celebrated each year on April 22. Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970, with Earth Day Canada first being celebrated in 1980. Since, earth enhancing events now take place across the globe through the Earth Day Network. The Town of Ajax and a number of partners make a weeklong celebration of Earth Day, known as Ajax Green Living Days. This week is celebrated with a number of FREE family friendly and environmentally…

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The REAL DEAL Kids Sale

Saturday, April 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Oshawa Curling Club, 226 Bond St East
Oshawa, ON Canada
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$2.00

The REAL DEAL Kids Sale is a semi-annual sale for the Durham Region community to buy and sell gently used children’s clothing (from Preemie up to size 16 kids), maternity clothing, toys, video games, movies, stroller, bikes, baby equipment, sporting equipment, books and anything “kid” related! Be sure to arrive early and bring your re-usable shopping bags. We have a reputation for high quality used items in multiple quantities. Hosted by Durham Parent of Multiples all proceeds support our not-for-profit…

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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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Tween Writing Club

Monday, April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Oshawa Public Library: McLaughlin Branch, 65 Bagot Street
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 1N2 Canada
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Looking to get creative? Spend time with other creative tweens and create stories. Ages: 9-12.  Sign-up online at https://bit.ly/2uulWJs

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May 2019

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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Walk so Kids Can Talk presented by BMO: Ajax

Sunday, May 5 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Rotary Park, 177 Lake Dr.
Ajax, Ontario L1S 7J1 Canada
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Do you believe that when a young person finds the courage to reach out for help, someone should always be there to answer? If so, join Kids Help Phone on Sunday, May 5th and match their courage. This May, Kids Help Phone is celebrating its 30th Anniversary. Thanks to our walkers and donors, we have been an ally to millions of young people over the years, providing them with the support they needed at the time they needed it the…

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Sunday Funday at the Oshawa Museum

Sunday, May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm 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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OPEN HOUSE – Kids Math, English, Coding

Saturday, May 11
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One event on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

Louise Arbour Secondary School, 365 Father Tobin Rd
Brampton, Ontario L6R 0R4 Canada
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Free

When kids know better, they do better. We offer a course selection to help your child grow and excel in traditional classes. Courses offered are English, Mathematics, Science, Writing, Semester Math, and Coding from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. If you are interested in your child's knowledge base, we will be conducting free assessments for your reference. Come by to say "hello", meet our teachers, review the curriculum and find out more about the program. Space is limited, please e-mail:…

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Science Rendezvous Durham

Saturday, May 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
The University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, Ontario L1H74K Canada
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Free
Science Rendezvous

We're ready to "STEAM Big" at Science Rendezvous 2019 as Ontario Tech University and Durham College welcome inquiring minds of all ages to experience science and the science behind art. Meet the scientists who turn innovative research ideas into real solutions for society. Experience the thrill of science by participating in many fun interactive science activities! Participate in our hands-on INVENTour activities. Visit the Science Cavalcade and see a variety of cool science demonstrations. Sign up for one of our Mini-Workshops where you can conduct a…

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Science Rendezvous at UOIT

Saturday, May 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
The University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, Ontario L1H74K Canada
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Free
Science Rendezvous

UOIT and DC welcome inquiring minds of all ages to Science Rendezvous 2019, where people and science meet: a hands-on opportunity to explore and create! Meet the scientists who turn innovative research ideas into real solutions for society. Experience fun, hands-on science activities or do a Mini-Workshop Take an interactive tour of ACE (Automotive Center of Excellence) Visit the Science Cavalcade Grand Finale with prizes and a surprise activity! When you arrive, pick up a your official Science Rendezvous passport…

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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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Mother’s Day Tea Party

Sunday, May 12 @ 12:00 pm EDT
kingside park, 537 Tennyson Ave
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, Rapunzel and the Frog Princess cannot wait to see you there! You can join us on Sunday, May 12th, 2019 at Kingside 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…

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Earthbound Tots Spring Drop-in Days

Monday, May 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, June 17, 2019

Earthbound Kids, 155 Uxbridge-Pickering Townline
Pickering, ON L4A 7X4 Canada
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Earthbound Tots

Special programming geared especially for parents with young children. Come out to Earthbound Kids and enjoy a morning on the farm with your little ones! Join us for our Spring Parent & Tot Drop-In Days at Earthbound Kids! Parents with young children can enjoy the fresh outdoors in a farm setting, meet our friendly farm animals, play in our kids playground and participate in special programming.

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Victoria Day Speedfest

Friday, May 17 - Sunday, May 19
Canadian Tire Mosport Park, 3233 Concession Road #10
Bowmanville, ON L1C 3K6 Canada
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Victoria Day Speedfest

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park's 2019 major event schedule kicks off with the Castrol Victoria Day SpeedFest, featuring the NASCAR Pinty’s Series, the Blancpain GT World Challenge and the Pirelli GT4 America Series.  Three Canadian series – the Canadian Touring Car Championship, the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama and the Nissan Micra Cup Series – will round out the weekend of exciting on-track racing action.  The weekend's main attraction is the on-track competition, but there are plenty of other…

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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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