1.Murder Mystery at Waverley: Thursday, Mar. 7, 6:30 p.m., Waverley Place, 37 Silver St., Bowmanville. Solve the murder of Mr. Murray, prominent local businessman and pharmacist, at this fun murder mystery night. Tickets $10. Visit www.cplma.ca for more information.

2.T Swift Dance Party: Saturday, Mar. 9, 6:30 p.m., Newcastle Community Hall, 20 King Ave. W., Newcastle.Kick off March Break with an all ages dance party to the tunes of Taylor Swift. Tickets $28.99. Visit www.swiftevents.ca for more information.

3.Discover Archaeology: Friday Mar. 8, 10:30 a.m., Sarah Jane Williams Heritage Centre, 62 Temperance St., Bowmanville.. Discover the fun world of archaeology and what can be found in the ground during March Break fun at the Sarah Jane Williams Heritage Centre. This activity will also be held Tuesday, Mar. 12 at 1:30 p.m. Visit www.cplma.ca for more information.

4.OPG Free Family Skate and Swim: Monday, Mar. 11, 1 p.m., Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex, Bowmanville. Enjoy a Free March Break Family Skate and Swim courtesy of OPG at Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex at 1 p.m., or at the Diane Hamre Recreation Complex in Newcastle at 6 p.m. OPG will also host a Free Family Skate and Swim at the Courtice Community Complex on March 15 at 2 p.m.

5.Celebrate Sport Weekend: Friday, Mar. 22 through Sunday, Mar. 24, various times and locations. The Celebrate Sport Weekend recognizes Claringtons athletic accomplishments and celebrates a vibrant and dynamic sports community. Residents can enjoy a variety of free activities at Clarington recreation facilities. For more information, including a full schedule, visitwww.clarington.net.

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