Culture Counts News
Posted on Friday, June 05, 2020 08:00 AM
The City of Oshawa proudly announces that the 16th annual Peony Festival will move online at www.oshawa.ca/peony. Named one of Ontario’s Top 100 Festivals and Events for eight consecutive years, the virtual festival will run June 8 to 26, with special features including videos of the gardens, expert talks, gardening tips and online crafts for children.
The annual Peony Festival Art Contest is back once again in this year. Community members are invited to submit one submission of their own artistic...
Posted on Friday, June 05, 2020 06:15 AM
The City of Oshawa’s top priority is the safety and health of our community members and staff. In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and for the protection of children and staff, the City has cancelled the summer program session, including Summer Camps and the Outdoor Playground program. Additionally, all City-led events, sporting events, tournaments and community event permits are cancelled for the month of July.
Community members who enrolled in a summer program will automatically...
Posted on Friday, May 29, 2020 11:45 AM
Residents are invited to join an uplifting, virtual celebration of our amazing community by tuning in to Canada Day the Durham Way on July 1.
From 2 to 5 p.m., this collaborative event—in co-operation with the Region of Durham and all eight local-area municipalities—will highlight unique attractions and talents that drive our vibrant arts and culture scene. This event celebrates our region and our one-of-a-kind mix of small-town hospitality and unique urban amenities.
Durham Region is a community more...
Posted on Wednesday, May 06, 2020 05:30 AM
The City of Oshawa’s top priority is the safety and health of our community members and staff. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the closure of facilities, Recreation & Culture Services continues to evaluate its operations and programming for when facilities re-open.
Recognizing that physical distancing and other precautionary measures may still be recommended by local health officials during the summer months, the City has made the decision to limit registrations for the summer program...
Posted on Thursday, April 02, 2020 06:45 AM
In response to COVID-19 and the recent provincial emergency order to prohibit organized public events and social gatherings of more than five people, the City of Oshawa is cancelling all City-led special events and festivals, as well as special event permits through to and including July 1, 2020.
“We will definitely miss this year’s Peony Festival, Canada Day Celebration and our cherished community partner festivals and events. This decision was difficult to make but was necessary to protect the health...