Culture Counts News
Posted on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 05:45 AM
National Youth Week and National Youth Arts Week is back! Oshawa youth ages 10 to 17 are invited to get involved in an exciting range of free virtual activities happening throughout Oshawa from May 1 to 7.
The Oshawa Youth Council played a key role in the planning and implementation of the week of free virtual activities. Activities include a virtual paint night, online trivia and more!
This year due to the COVID-19 protocols events will require pre-registration for attendance. More information...
Posted on Monday, March 08, 2021 10:45 AM
Three of Oshawa’s virtual special events held in 2020 were recently awarded Festival and Events Ontario (FEO) achievement awards. The FEO award program was redefined to acknowledge events which were able to “Adapt, Pivot and Evolve” in 2020.
The City of Oshawa’s virtual Peony Festival and New Year’s Eve celebration earned FEO achievement awards, as well as the partner event, Canada Day the Durham Way.
The City’s 16th Peony Festival moved online in 2020, showcasing six stunning peony garden videos...
Posted on Monday, February 08, 2021 08:15 AM
Planning is now underway for the City’s 100th Anniversary in 2024
The City of Oshawa is pleased to introduce the members of the Community Centennial Committee that will help shape Oshawa’s 100th Anniversary in 2024.
Over the next four years, the Community Centennial Committee will serve as the community table at which local leaders and organizations will provide input, collaborate, plan and execute the City’s 100th anniversary events, activities and initiatives that will take place in 2024.
Posted on Monday, June 08, 2020 07:15 AM
As we celebrate Pride in our communities this month, the City of Oshawa has installed a Rainbow Crosswalk at the main entrance to Oshawa City Hall adjacent to The Robert McLaughlin Art Gallery.
The City obtained community feedback on three proposed locations for a Rainbow Crosswalk in Oshawa.
Based on the feedback received, the most preferred location was the pedestrian crosswalk located adjacent to the main entrance to Oshawa City Hall (50 Centre St. S.), and The Robert McLaughlin Art Gallery.
Posted on Friday, February 28, 2020 06:45 AM
Oshawa’s Bright and Merry Market has been named Best New Festival or Event by Festivals & Events Ontario (F.E.O.).
In addition, Bright and Merry Market, along with Oshawa’s Peony Festival both earned their place in the Top 100 Festivals & Events in Ontario for 2020. This is the eighth consecutive win for the Peony Festival and the first time Bright and Merry Market has made the Top 100 list.
This is a tremendous honour and accomplishment for the City of Oshawa and their partners as F.E.O....