In 2017, Canada celebrates its 150th birthday and the City of Oshawa will be celebrating with it!
We're ready and raring to honour our home and native land during this milestone year. Out and about around town? Look for red and white and Canadiana high and low; from Canadian themed garden installations in parks and at facilities, to Canada 150 themed celebrations at City events and photo challenges online, this birthday will be celebrated throughout the city year-round.
Stay tuned to this page for information on upcoming events and programs that celebrate Canada's birthday, its pride and heritage.
Celebrations will be happening yearlong in Oshawa.
The 52nd anniversary of the National Flag of Canada will be celebrated on Wednesday, February 15! Take part in the National Flag Day celebrations by:
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activeOshawa Fitness Members are invited to work towards Club 100 membership by completing 100 workouts before December 31, 2017. In honour of Canada's 150th birthday, members who complete 150 workouts in the same timeframe will form the membership of the first ever Oshawa Club 150!
Residents will have the opportunity to learn about significant events in Canada's history and explore our parks, trails and partner sites.
In partnership with the Healthy Kids Community Challenge, GPS units will be available at specific events for families to learn about and participate in Geocaching activities.
|May 2017||Durham College Community Collaboration Installation||Look forward to the unveiling of the newest art project that will transform windows at the Arts Resource Centre (A.R.C.) into a miniature celebration of both Canadian and community organization milestones in 2017.|
|Summer 2017||Oshawa Summer Camp||Oshawa Summer Day Camps will integrate Canada's 150th birthday into every camp week. Planned activities geared towards Canada 150 could include crafts, participating in flag-raisings, games, songs and more!|
|September 29 - October 1||Culture Days||Culture Days 2017 arts programming will be themed to celebrate Canada from coast to coast.|