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Check out our Southern Ontario Events Calendar for lots of interesting and fun events and activities for local families in Durham Region, the Greater Toronto Area, York, Peel, Hamilton-Halton, the Kawarthas, Niagara and more...

TD Summer Reading Club Wrap-Up Party

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TD Summer Reading Club participants are invited to attend our fun-filled, end-of-summer celebrations. Located in Lakeview Park, Area D, there will be games, activities, live performances by special guests, and more! Don’t forget to bring your completed TD Summer Reading Club journal to receive your official certificate. Family program. Lakeview Park, Area D, Oshawa

Babysitter Basics for Tweens

Description

Babysitting Course for kids 10-13 years old. Topics covered: becoming a babysitter, handling emergencies, first aid, caring for children and child safety. Book provided and certificate issued Course price is $59 inclusive.

Summer Fun at Bata Shoe Museum

Description

There’s lots to do all summer long at the BSM! Kids can receive an activity bag full of goodies, including a sandal-related craft, an I Spy game for our galleries and a colourful tattoo. Complete your fun day with a visit to our special area where you can try on some of our funkiest footwear! Activities run 10:00 am – 4:00 pm daily, Sundays 12:00 – 4:00 pm. #BSMfamilyfun

CNE

Description

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is Canada’s largest annual community event. Taking place over the 18 days leading up to and including Labour Day, the CNE offers a wide variety of entertainment and events including Bandshell concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, an aerial acrobatics and ice skating show, a dog show, a working farm, parades and a three-day Air Show, all of which are FREE with admission to the CNE. Midway rides and games, wacky fair food as well as international food and shopping are also popular highlights of this major Toronto event. Over the course of its 18 day run, the CNE attracts more than 1.5 million people each year.

Earthy Graffiti

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Graffiti doesn’t have to be ugly or offensive; it can be thought-provoking and temporary. Making mud graffiti stencils is fun and easy. Since the designs wash away when it rains, you can beautify your neighborhood without getting in trouble. Ages 12-17. Register: http://bit.ly/2aSJtwY

Summer Fun at Bata Shoe Museum

Description

There’s lots to do all summer long at the BSM! Kids can receive an activity bag full of goodies, including a sandal-related craft, an I Spy game for our galleries and a colourful tattoo. Complete your fun day with a visit to our special area where you can try on some of our funkiest footwear! Activities run 10:00 am – 4:00 pm daily, Sundays 12:00 – 4:00 pm. #BSMfamilyfun

CNE

Description

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is Canada’s largest annual community event. Taking place over the 18 days leading up to and including Labour Day, the CNE offers a wide variety of entertainment and events including Bandshell concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, an aerial acrobatics and ice skating show, a dog show, a working farm, parades and a three-day Air Show, all of which are FREE with admission to the CNE. Midway rides and games, wacky fair food as well as international food and shopping are also popular highlights of this major Toronto event. Over the course of its 18 day run, the CNE attracts more than 1.5 million people each year.

Summer Fun at Bata Shoe Museum

Description

There’s lots to do all summer long at the BSM! Kids can receive an activity bag full of goodies, including a sandal-related craft, an I Spy game for our galleries and a colourful tattoo. Complete your fun day with a visit to our special area where you can try on some of our funkiest footwear! Activities run 10:00 am – 4:00 pm daily, Sundays 12:00 – 4:00 pm. #BSMfamilyfun

CNE

Description

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is Canada’s largest annual community event. Taking place over the 18 days leading up to and including Labour Day, the CNE offers a wide variety of entertainment and events including Bandshell concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, an aerial acrobatics and ice skating show, a dog show, a working farm, parades and a three-day Air Show, all of which are FREE with admission to the CNE. Midway rides and games, wacky fair food as well as international food and shopping are also popular highlights of this major Toronto event. Over the course of its 18 day run, the CNE attracts more than 1.5 million people each year.

Eyes on the Sky Night Hike

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Join us for an evening walk where we'll look to the sky! Explore nature at night and search for bats, moths, stars and more

Summer Fun at Bata Shoe Museum

Description

There’s lots to do all summer long at the BSM! Kids can receive an activity bag full of goodies, including a sandal-related craft, an I Spy game for our galleries and a colourful tattoo. Complete your fun day with a visit to our special area where you can try on some of our funkiest footwear! Activities run 10:00 am – 4:00 pm daily, Sundays 12:00 – 4:00 pm. #BSMfamilyfun

CNE

Description

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is Canada’s largest annual community event. Taking place over the 18 days leading up to and including Labour Day, the CNE offers a wide variety of entertainment and events including Bandshell concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, an aerial acrobatics and ice skating show, a dog show, a working farm, parades and a three-day Air Show, all of which are FREE with admission to the CNE. Midway rides and games, wacky fair food as well as international food and shopping are also popular highlights of this major Toronto event. Over the course of its 18 day run, the CNE attracts more than 1.5 million people each year.

BARK in the PARK Bowmanville

Description

Saturday August 27 & Sunday August 28th, 2016 10 am to 4 pm each day Garnet B Rickard Rec Complex 2440 Hwy 2, Bowmanville, ON L1C 3K2 100 Vendors & Rescues 5,000+ expected to attend Bring your Dog(s)! Pet Blessings K9 Olympaws Games (FREE Sunday) 200 Swag Bags Fashion Show & Contests BARK BUCK$ Vendor Bingo & Treasure Hunt Games and Music Give Away Table BBQ Lunch (Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Sausage, Chips, Drinks, Cake) Face Painting & Airbrush Tattoos for the furkids So much more! Games, Contests, Prizes, BBQ, Freebies, Photo Ops, Splash Pools, Fashion Shows, Booked Entertainment, Freebies and Samples, Amazing shopping, Networking, Newspaper & Radio Coverage, Ample Advertising, have fun and make some new friends!

Pioneer Day

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Step back in time to the 19th century as you stroll through the Museum Village. Meet the blacksmith and the woodwright. Heritage demonstrations, exhibits, children's games, crafts and more.

Summer Fun at Bata Shoe Museum

Description

There’s lots to do all summer long at the BSM! Kids can receive an activity bag full of goodies, including a sandal-related craft, an I Spy game for our galleries and a colourful tattoo. Complete your fun day with a visit to our special area where you can try on some of our funkiest footwear! Activities run 10:00 am – 4:00 pm daily, Sundays 12:00 – 4:00 pm. #BSMfamilyfun

CNE

Description

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is Canada’s largest annual community event. Taking place over the 18 days leading up to and including Labour Day, the CNE offers a wide variety of entertainment and events including Bandshell concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, an aerial acrobatics and ice skating show, a dog show, a working farm, parades and a three-day Air Show, all of which are FREE with admission to the CNE. Midway rides and games, wacky fair food as well as international food and shopping are also popular highlights of this major Toronto event. Over the course of its 18 day run, the CNE attracts more than 1.5 million people each year.

BARK in the PARK Bowmanville

Description

Saturday August 27 & Sunday August 28th, 2016 10 am to 4 pm each day Garnet B Rickard Rec Complex 2440 Hwy 2, Bowmanville, ON L1C 3K2 100 Vendors & Rescues 5,000+ expected to attend Bring your Dog(s)! Pet Blessings K9 Olympaws Games (FREE Sunday) 200 Swag Bags Fashion Show & Contests BARK BUCK$ Vendor Bingo & Treasure Hunt Games and Music Give Away Table BBQ Lunch (Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Sausage, Chips, Drinks, Cake) Face Painting & Airbrush Tattoos for the furkids So much more! Games, Contests, Prizes, BBQ, Freebies, Photo Ops, Splash Pools, Fashion Shows, Booked Entertainment, Freebies and Samples, Amazing shopping, Networking, Newspaper & Radio Coverage, Ample Advertising, have fun and make some new friends!

Summer Fun at Bata Shoe Museum

Description

There’s lots to do all summer long at the BSM! Kids can receive an activity bag full of goodies, including a sandal-related craft, an I Spy game for our galleries and a colourful tattoo. Complete your fun day with a visit to our special area where you can try on some of our funkiest footwear! Activities run 10:00 am – 4:00 pm daily, Sundays 12:00 – 4:00 pm. #BSMfamilyfun

CNE

Description

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is Canada’s largest annual community event. Taking place over the 18 days leading up to and including Labour Day, the CNE offers a wide variety of entertainment and events including Bandshell concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, an aerial acrobatics and ice skating show, a dog show, a working farm, parades and a three-day Air Show, all of which are FREE with admission to the CNE. Midway rides and games, wacky fair food as well as international food and shopping are also popular highlights of this major Toronto event. Over the course of its 18 day run, the CNE attracts more than 1.5 million people each year.

Teen Summer Reading Club Patio Party

Description

You’ve embraced rebellion all summer, now let’s party! We’ll serve up the mocktails and snacks while you play hilarious games and share your favourite summer reads. Register: http://bit.ly/2aT07wv

Summer Fun at Bata Shoe Museum

Description

There’s lots to do all summer long at the BSM! Kids can receive an activity bag full of goodies, including a sandal-related craft, an I Spy game for our galleries and a colourful tattoo. Complete your fun day with a visit to our special area where you can try on some of our funkiest footwear! Activities run 10:00 am – 4:00 pm daily, Sundays 12:00 – 4:00 pm. #BSMfamilyfun

CNE

Description

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is Canada’s largest annual community event. Taking place over the 18 days leading up to and including Labour Day, the CNE offers a wide variety of entertainment and events including Bandshell concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, an aerial acrobatics and ice skating show, a dog show, a working farm, parades and a three-day Air Show, all of which are FREE with admission to the CNE. Midway rides and games, wacky fair food as well as international food and shopping are also popular highlights of this major Toronto event. Over the course of its 18 day run, the CNE attracts more than 1.5 million people each year.

Summer Fun at Bata Shoe Museum

Description

There’s lots to do all summer long at the BSM! Kids can receive an activity bag full of goodies, including a sandal-related craft, an I Spy game for our galleries and a colourful tattoo. Complete your fun day with a visit to our special area where you can try on some of our funkiest footwear! Activities run 10:00 am – 4:00 pm daily, Sundays 12:00 – 4:00 pm. #BSMfamilyfun

CNE

Description

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is Canada’s largest annual community event. Taking place over the 18 days leading up to and including Labour Day, the CNE offers a wide variety of entertainment and events including Bandshell concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, an aerial acrobatics and ice skating show, a dog show, a working farm, parades and a three-day Air Show, all of which are FREE with admission to the CNE. Midway rides and games, wacky fair food as well as international food and shopping are also popular highlights of this major Toronto event. Over the course of its 18 day run, the CNE attracts more than 1.5 million people each year.

Da Mao's BEARthday!

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Drop by and wish Da Mao a Happy 8th on Thursday, September 1st. As part of the celebration our Fun Team will be on hand, throughout the day, with some fun panda trivia and prizes. Visit our gift shops where you can purchase a special Toronto Zoo Plush Panda* and get the second panda plush 50% off! Also if you share his September 1st birthday you get in FREE that day**! *Cuddlekin Plush by Wild Republic. **Must present proof of date of birth to receive complimentary admission. Day of birthday must match day of Panda Birthday (ie if your birthday is birthday is September 1st you get in FREE September 1st). No cash value. *All events are subject to change without notice *Please visit torontozoo.com for more details *Event is free with Toronto Zoo Admission

The Scene First Annual Talent Competition

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The Music Scene Inc. and The Dance Scene, is hosting a Talent Competition for youth aged 5-21 in Durham and the GTA. Our goal is to showcase local talent and raise support and awareness for youth performing arts. Register NOW!

CNE

Description

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is Canada’s largest annual community event. Taking place over the 18 days leading up to and including Labour Day, the CNE offers a wide variety of entertainment and events including Bandshell concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, an aerial acrobatics and ice skating show, a dog show, a working farm, parades and a three-day Air Show, all of which are FREE with admission to the CNE. Midway rides and games, wacky fair food as well as international food and shopping are also popular highlights of this major Toronto event. Over the course of its 18 day run, the CNE attracts more than 1.5 million people each year.

CNE

Description

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is Canada’s largest annual community event. Taking place over the 18 days leading up to and including Labour Day, the CNE offers a wide variety of entertainment and events including Bandshell concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, an aerial acrobatics and ice skating show, a dog show, a working farm, parades and a three-day Air Show, all of which are FREE with admission to the CNE. Midway rides and games, wacky fair food as well as international food and shopping are also popular highlights of this major Toronto event. Over the course of its 18 day run, the CNE attracts more than 1.5 million people each year.

Billy Currington - Summer Forever Tour

Description

Billy Currington and the Summer Forever Tour are coming to the General Motors Centre on September 3rd, 2016. Tickets start at $45.00 and are available at the General Motors Centre Box Office

CNE

Description

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is Canada’s largest annual community event. Taking place over the 18 days leading up to and including Labour Day, the CNE offers a wide variety of entertainment and events including Bandshell concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, an aerial acrobatics and ice skating show, a dog show, a working farm, parades and a three-day Air Show, all of which are FREE with admission to the CNE. Midway rides and games, wacky fair food as well as international food and shopping are also popular highlights of this major Toronto event. Over the course of its 18 day run, the CNE attracts more than 1.5 million people each year.

Harvest Day Corn Roast

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Join us as we celebrate the harvest season and the 170th anniversary of the Lang Grist Mill. Featuring threshing demonstrations, samples using Red Fife Wheat, plenty of fire-cooked corn and more.

Sunday FUNday - School Days

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Head over to Robinson house on the long weekend to see what it was like for a Victorian child to attend school. Dress up in costumes, practise writing on slates and try on the dunce cap! Our schoolmarms will show you how to mind your manners and remind you of the rules for students from 1867. See photos of Oshawa's old schools, teachers and classes. Sunday September 4th 12-4 pm $5 per person Robinson House programming@oshawamuseum.org for more info

CNE

Description

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is Canada’s largest annual community event. Taking place over the 18 days leading up to and including Labour Day, the CNE offers a wide variety of entertainment and events including Bandshell concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, an aerial acrobatics and ice skating show, a dog show, a working farm, parades and a three-day Air Show, all of which are FREE with admission to the CNE. Midway rides and games, wacky fair food as well as international food and shopping are also popular highlights of this major Toronto event. Over the course of its 18 day run, the CNE attracts more than 1.5 million people each year.

CNE

Description

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is Canada’s largest annual community event. Taking place over the 18 days leading up to and including Labour Day, the CNE offers a wide variety of entertainment and events including Bandshell concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, an aerial acrobatics and ice skating show, a dog show, a working farm, parades and a three-day Air Show, all of which are FREE with admission to the CNE. Midway rides and games, wacky fair food as well as international food and shopping are also popular highlights of this major Toronto event. Over the course of its 18 day run, the CNE attracts more than 1.5 million people each year.

Historic Literary Walks

Description

Experience part of the cultural history of the County of Peterborough during a twilight guided tour of the stories of Peterborough´s pioneer authors and poets. Pre-booking is required.

Orono Fair

Description

We are an Agricultural Fall Fair that runs the first weekend after Labour Day in September. Our Fair has been hosted by the Orono Agricultural society since 1852. The fair annually features exquisite displays and competitions involving paintings, photographs, agriculture (fruits, vegetables and crops), livestock (sheep, cattle, poultry and rabbits), flowers, knitting, woodworking, sewing, crafts, school displays, culinary creations and many other artistic works. As well as one of the largest midways throughout the area.

Historic Literary Walks

Description

Experience part of the cultural history of the County of Peterborough during a twilight guided tour of the stories of Peterborough´s pioneer authors and poets. Pre-booking is required.

Orono Fair

Description

We are an Agricultural Fall Fair that runs the first weekend after Labour Day in September. Our Fair has been hosted by the Orono Agricultural society since 1852. The fair annually features exquisite displays and competitions involving paintings, photographs, agriculture (fruits, vegetables and crops), livestock (sheep, cattle, poultry and rabbits), flowers, knitting, woodworking, sewing, crafts, school displays, culinary creations and many other artistic works. As well as one of the largest midways throughout the area.

Orono Fair

Description

We are an Agricultural Fall Fair that runs the first weekend after Labour Day in September. Our Fair has been hosted by the Orono Agricultural society since 1852. The fair annually features exquisite displays and competitions involving paintings, photographs, agriculture (fruits, vegetables and crops), livestock (sheep, cattle, poultry and rabbits), flowers, knitting, woodworking, sewing, crafts, school displays, culinary creations and many other artistic works. As well as one of the largest midways throughout the area.

National Assisted Living Week

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Celebrate National Assisted Living Week by honoring your local assisted living facility! Do you have personal experience with an assisted living community due to a loved one living there or through volunteer experience? Share your thoughts by writing a review about the great senior care communities in your town at https://www.senioradvisor.com/durham-nc/assisted-living

Grandparent´s Day Heritage Train Ride

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Treat yours to a trip on the York-Durham Heritage Railway through the picturesque Oak Ridges Moraine. Half price for each grandparent accompanied by a fare-paying grandchild. Visit our website for train departure times.

Babysitter Basics for Tweens

Description

Babysitting Course for kids 10-13 years old. Topics covered: becoming a babysitter, handling emergencies, first aid, caring for children and child safety. Book provided and certificate issued. Course price is $59 inclusive.

Orono Fair

Description

We are an Agricultural Fall Fair that runs the first weekend after Labour Day in September. Our Fair has been hosted by the Orono Agricultural society since 1852. The fair annually features exquisite displays and competitions involving paintings, photographs, agriculture (fruits, vegetables and crops), livestock (sheep, cattle, poultry and rabbits), flowers, knitting, woodworking, sewing, crafts, school displays, culinary creations and many other artistic works. As well as one of the largest midways throughout the area.

Historic Literary Walks

Description

Experience part of the cultural history of the County of Peterborough during a twilight guided tour of the stories of Peterborough´s pioneer authors and poets. Pre-booking is required.

Historic Literary Walks

Description

Experience part of the cultural history of the County of Peterborough during a twilight guided tour of the stories of Peterborough´s pioneer authors and poets. Pre-booking is required.

Durham's Fall Craft Market

Description

Shop at over 100 vendor tables while supporting local crafters, artisans, small business owners, and four charities. Lots of family activities! Bouncy castle, face painting, glitter tattoos, balloon animals, button making, maternity belly demos, photos with Mickey and Minnie, a live DJ, delicious treats, charity raffle with LOTS of prizes, door prizes, and more! Come early - the first 100 families will receive a free swag bag! Accepting nonperishable food and milk bag donations in lieu of admission (for Feed the Need in Durham and MILKBAGSunlimited). Want to be a vendor at this exciting event? email Crystal at wholesomehomeevents@gmail.com Find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/557399204433181 Visit our website: www.durhamsfallcraftmarket.ca

Body Mind and Spirit, Health and Wellness Fair

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St. Marks United Church Health and Wellness committee will be hosting local businesses, services and organizations that promote and support a healthy Body, Mind and Spirit. Come out for some fun and education!

Honey Harvest Festival

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Enjoy music and entertainment, tour the bee space, meet a beekeeper, taste honey, make crafts, play bee games, build a bee habitat and much more!

36th Annual Oshawa Terry Fox Run/Walk/Wheel/Ride

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Join us at the Oshawa Terry Fox Run! BBQ, Silent Auction, music, face painting in support of The Terry Fox Foundation for Cancer Research. Fully accessible via bike, skateboard, wheelchair, stroller, or on foot! All ages and dogs welcome too!

Teddy Bear Train

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On this special train ride Dr. Bear will give your teddy (or other stuffed animal) a check-up to make sure it can give you lots more hugs and cuddles. Children 12 and under with a teddy ride for $1 (maximum of 2 children per adult).

Honey Harvest Festival

Description

Enjoy music and entertainment, tour the bee space, meet a beekeeper, taste honey, make crafts, play bee games, build a bee habitat and much more!

Inside Out View of Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Join Autism Ontario Durham Region in welcoming Bill Nason to Canada for this exciting and valuable two day workshop. Whether you are a parent, teacher or professional supporting children on the spectrum, you will gain a greater understanding of how your child, thinks, feels and experiences the world (including the four main deficit areas (cognitive, sensory, social and emotional), while providing comprehensive toolbox of strategies for tackling the challenges they face each day. Participants will learn how to assess each area and develop a comprehensive profile individualized for the children. This toolbox of strategies can be implemented across home, school and therapeutic settings, focusing on helping the children feel safe, accepted and competent. Bill Nason MS, LLP is a Limited License Psychologist, Behaviour Specialist and moderator of the popular Facebook Page, “Autism Discussion Page” and author of two books. Through the Facebook Page, his two books and thirty five years of clinical practice, Bill has helped families, teachers and professionals all over the world become more competent in supporting their loved ones on the spectrum. Bill's books have a 5 star rating on Amazon.com and his Facebook page has over 113,800 followers!

Every Trail Has a Story

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Join author Bob Henderson for a talk about following historical trails, heritage travel, and stories from across all of Canada. This talk is by donation, please arrive early to guarantee your seat.

Historic Literary Walks

Description

Experience part of the cultural history of the County of Peterborough during a twilight guided tour of the stories of Peterborough´s pioneer authors and poets. Pre-booking is required.

Historic Literary Walks

Description

Experience part of the cultural history of the County of Peterborough during a twilight guided tour of the stories of Peterborough´s pioneer authors and poets. Pre-booking is required.