Help Celebrate Lakeview Park’s 100th Anniversary
Posted on Friday, June 19, 2020 12:00 PM
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Lakeview Park, the City of Oshawa invites artists of all ages, mediums and skill levels to submit proposals showcasing Lakeview Park past and present for the most recent installation of temporary public art in Oshawa.
The temporary art project will see the City’s Public Art Task Force choosing 10 submissions that will then be featured on banners showcased on the existing light poles throughout Lakeview Park.
Interested artists are encouraged to submit up to...
Gratitude blooms at Lakeridge Health Oshawa
Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:45 PM
The City of Oshawa is proud to share a colourful thank you message in full bloom in Alexandra Park across from the entrance of Lakeridge Health Oshawa.
The new 300-square-foot garden displays over 1,000 encore red Begonias spelling out the words “Thank you” surrounded by a pink and white Begonia border.
City staff designed the garden to create a display of gratitude to front line hospital workers, healthcare professionals and Lakeridge Health Oshawa staff. The garden honours their dedication to...
City of Oshawa celebrates Pride with a Rainbow Crosswalk
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.
Oshawa’s award-winning Peony Festival goes virtual
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...
Durham Region Notice: Durham Region’s Automated Speed Enforcement cameras deployed for data collection
Posted on Monday, June 01, 2020 12:30 PM
Durham Region’s Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) cameras have been deployed and are in some school zones and designated Community Safety Zones on Regional Roads. At this time, the ASE cameras will be operating in data collection mode and no fines will be issued.
ASE is a tool used to help improve road user safety by increasing speed compliance, altering driver behaviour and increasing public awareness about the critical need to slow down in school zones and community safety zones.