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Whitby’s Roebuck Street Opens to Pedestrians as New Community Space Until Sept 30, 2022

posted Monday, August 15, 2022

by: in Community

The Town of Whitby has announced that their Roebuck Street Placemaking Pilot Project was selected for the My Main Street Community Activator program and has received $65,000 to support the closure of Roebuck Street in Downtown Brooklin to vehicles, and open it for community use until September 30, 2022. The temporary space will feature Adirondack Chairs, picnic tables and a […]

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Call to Artists – Culture Days 2022 Live Street Art Event in Oshawa

posted Wednesday, August 10, 2022

by: in Community

The City of Oshawa invites street artists to submit proposals to participate in a live painting event as part of Culture Days on September 24, 2022 at the Donevan Urban Art Park from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Culture Days is a national celebration of arts and culture that welcomes audiences to attend free participatory […]

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Cast your votes as the Oshawa Music Awards return live September 29, 2022

posted Monday, August 1, 2022

by: in Community

The Oshawa Music Awards (OMAs) is an annual award show that began in 2018. The OMAs recognizes the influence and achievements of local music creators, businesses, and music supporters that help to grow the music scene in Durham Region, Canada, and globally. This year, the OMAs award show will celebrate its fifth anniversary with an […]

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Region of Durham cycling update includes more routes, new infrastructure, events, partnerships, and employment opportunities

posted Monday, July 25, 2022

by: in Community

The Region of Durham has provided an update on cycling related infrastructure, ridership and marketing initiatives: The Region of Durham added six kilometres of cycling infill routes in the urban areas as part of the Ontario Municipal Cycling Commuter Grant.  The Region has secured two new dedicated positions for active transportation and hiring will take […]

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Springtide Music Festival returns with live music throughout Uxbridge – July 21 to 23, 2022

posted Monday, July 18, 2022

by: in Community

Springtide Music Festival is back July 21 to 23 bigger and better than ever with a collection live music shows happening in a variety of intimate venues throughout downtown Uxbridge. Venues include restaurants, bars, shops and a brewery beer garden, as well as outdoor spaces. Bedouin Soundclash will be headlining our Springtide Launch Party at Uxbridge Music […]

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Congratulations to the 2022 Culture Counts Award Winners!

posted Friday, July 15, 2022

by: in Community

The Professional Artist, Emerging Artist and Innovation and Creation Champion Awards were formally presented by Oshawa City Council to winners at a recent Council meeting. Oshawa Culture Counts Professional Artist: Margaret Rodgers Margaret Rodgers has been a leader in the contemporary art community of Durham Region since the 1990s. Margaret has not only exhibited her […]

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Oshawa’s Summer In The City concert series in the park

posted Tuesday, July 5, 2022

by: in Community

Enjoy outdoor concerts, movies and entertainment all summer long! The first Summer in the City event is a concert on July 7 with The Band Destiny (Caribbean) at Lakeview Park. The following concerts will be at Memorial Park throughout the summer. Concerts are from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. July 14: Rollercoaster (Classic rock) July 21: Jason […]

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Cultural Experiences to Explore In Oshawa

posted Friday, July 1, 2022

by: in Community

Looking for something different to do this summer? Check out these recommendations below. Canadian Automotive Museum Join the Canadian Automotive Museum for a downtown Oshawa walking tour combined with a tour of the Museum’s collection of vehicles built in Oshawa on July 2 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Oshawa Museum Drop in at Guy House July […]

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Trail Hub – all season outdoor playground located within East Duffins Headwaters and Durham Forests

posted Thursday, June 30, 2022

by: in Community

Nestled in the centre of the East Duffins Headwaters and Durham Forests network of trails, Trail Hub is a community hub for mountain bikers, hikers, nature lovers, snowshoers and cross country skiers to access over 240 kilometres of local trails. From special lifetime events to everyday casual meals with friends and family, the grand post and […]

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Summer Sporting Events in Durham

posted Friday, June 17, 2022

by: in Community

As the summer weather heats up, so does the sport event action across Durham Region. Here’s a few events you won’t want to miss! June 17 to 19: VARAC Vintage Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Clarington. June 25: Uxbridge Run for the Diamond, Elgin Park in Uxbridge. July 1 to 3: National […]

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