12:00 AM| Virtual/ Purple Woods Conservation Area (October 1, 2022)
Participate virtually, or join us on October 1 at Purple Woods Conservation Area as we celebrate wellness in Durham Region! Whether you're walking/rolling or cycling, every kilometre you move will help someone in need in your community.Your participation and fundraising efforts will allow CCD to continue to provide support services for individuals, who have needs related to aging, physical, and or mental health, and those caring for them. For 45 years, we have been helping residents throughout Durham Region live safely and independently wherever they call home.
Help us support the health and wellbeing of clients across Durham Region by getting active and working toward reaching your personal fundraising and fitness goals!
There will be prizes for the top fundraisers and great fundraising incentives. All participants will receive a FREE t-shirt.
08:00 AM| Holiday Inn Express, Oshawa
Down Under in the Great White North will be the Rainbow and Blue-Eyes event of 2022!
Come for the whole weekend (Sept. 23-25) or for specific events (see schedule on website)
It is an unprecedented opportunity to see and hear the stories of how species of these incredible fish are found from those who have undertaken adventures to find them, gain information on how best to care for these visually stunning fish, and a chance to buy species that have never been available in Canda or North America as well others that are considered incredibly rare and desirable in the aquarium hobby.
At this event there will be: 7 Speakers from 5 countries spanning 3 continents and over 30 species of Rainbow, Blue-eyes and other native Australian species available at auction
09:00 AM| 1604 Champlain Ave, Whitby
Durham College student workers host a weekly farmers market and garden tours at Durham College Whitby Campus under the outdoor classroom, Fridays 2pm-5pm and Saturdays 9am-12pm. Join us for garden tours and browse our selection of fresh produce, baked goods, and more!
10:00 AM| 1855 Energy Dr., Courtice Clarington, ON
We invite you to OPG’s 2022 Community Open House!
Join us to learn more about how our operations, projects and other initiatives are helping to combat climate change and power a brighter, cleaner tomorrow.
Open house activities:
- Take a self-guided tour at the Darlington Energy Complex
- Explore virtual reality
- Tour the world’s first, full-scale nuclear reactor mock-up
- Chat with community partners
- Take a bus tour around the Darlington Nuclear Generating site, including the future site of Canada’s first grid-scale Small Modular Reactor
The climate will not wait, and neither will OPG.
10:30 AM| 72 Queen St. Civic Centre Oshawa, ON L1H 3Z3
Saturdays, September 24-November 19 (6 sessions)
No class October 8
Ages 5-8 10:30am-12pm
Ages 9-12 1-3pm
This class is filled with art making that inspires creativity and imagination! Each week will be a new adventure with sculptures, paintings, drawings, printmaking, and more using artist quality materials!
11:00 AM| Orono Fairgrounds
2 Princess St, Orono, ON L0B 1M0
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11:00 AM| 72 Queen St. Civic Centre Oshawa, ON L1H 3Z3
Let’s take a quirky approach to designing our OWN gallery exhibition wall!
We will explore the permanent collection exhibition through an interactive scavenger hunt game and then use those inspirations to create mixed media artworks in the studio.
This is a FREE drop in event.
11:30 AM| Durham Regional Headquarters, 605 Rossland Road East, Whitby
The Region of Durham will observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation at a Remembering the Children Memorial on September 24 at 11:30 a.m.
A commemorative orange crosswalk—designed by visual artist, Jon Colwell, a proud member of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation—and an accompanying plaque will be unveiled at the memorial. The crosswalk has been planned with the advice and guidance of Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation, Indigenous community members and organizations.
When: Saturday, September 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Where: Durham Regional Headquarters, 605 Rossland Road East, Whitby. Please access the grounds from the north entrance on Rossland Road. Follow the directional arrows to the south parking lot. The memorial will take place at the Garden Street entrance.
Who: The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Division of The Regional Municipality of Durham is hosting the memorial.
Why: Committing to reconciliation involves learning about Indigenous ways of knowing, being and doing; creating genuine and meaningful relationships with Indigenous communities. It is only when we take these steps and embrace reconciliation in our hearts, minds and actions that we can truly create spaces for healing and understanding.
Event details and information on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation can be found at durham.ca/reconciliation.
04:00 PM| 250 Queen St
Dance the night away at the Port Perry Street Party on Saturday, September 24th! Enjoy live music, a beer and cider garden, fabulous shopping, lively patios, fun games, and more across Queen St in Downtown Port Perry.
BONUS: Scugog Arts is hosting their annual Culture Days celebration on the same day from 10 am to 4 pm!
Expect a full day of festivities across beautiful Downtown Port Perry — mark your calendars!
Learn more, here: https://discoverportperry.ca/port-perry-street-party/