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February 2017

Great events in the Region of Durham and the GTA in February

Please confirm dates before booking
* by performances means matinees

You may find more information on events if you go to our facebook page and look in the EVENTS section!

All 2018 PRAC memberships are NOW due.

Reading and RemembranceBlack History Month


2 ~ Happy Groundhog Day ~ Wiarton Willie
14 ~ Happy Valentine's Day
15 ~ Happy Ontario Family Day

Early BirdFebruary 2018 EARLY BIRD LISTINGS

to February 24, 2018

LatchamLinda Martinello
Opening reception
Saturday, January 13, 1 to 3 pm
Linda Martinello's graphite and oil paintings on mylar explore memory as it relates to landscape. Her imagery verges on the abstract but have enough details that work like clues for us, generating our own memories of the landscape.
6240 Main Street, Stouffville | 905.640.8954


to Feb. 6 ~ Allan's Artists

Allan`s ArtistsOpening Reception Jan. 6, 7 to 9 pm
McLean Community Centre


Pickering Recreation Complex
Rm. 1, Valley Farm Rd. 905-509-3855

3 ~ Herongate Barn Theatre

Sylvia – Dinner Theatre
2885 Altona Rd., Pickering 905-472-3085

3 to March 3 ~ Ajax Creative Arts

ACAPaint What You Love
Kent Farndale Gallery
Hours: Mon/Wed/Friday 10AM-6PM
Tuesday/Thursday 10AM-9PM
Saturday 10AM-5PM
Sunday 1PM-5PM
Location: Lake Scugog Public Library, Port Perry
231 Water Street, Port Perry 905-985-7686

Feb 4 ~ Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra

Scarborough Philharmonic OrchestraA CANADIAN PANORAMA (SPECIAL CONCERT AND CD LAUNCH) Featuring; Music from the SPO’s Premiere CD Recording
Winds of the SPO, plus percussion and one bass
Ronald Royer, Conductor
Kaye Royer, Clarinet 8:00 PM Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel 2021 Lawrence Avenue East (at Warden) Scarborough

4 ~ St. Francis Centre

The Balloon Tree – 2 pm
78 Church St., Ajax

Feb. 8 ~ Oshawa Art Association

OAAMembership meeting
Location: Arts Resource Centre, 45 Queen St., Oshawa, On L1H 3Z3
Second Wed. of every month except July. Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

8 ~ Shuttlebug Weavers & Spinners

Monthly Meeting – 1:00 pm
Greenwood Rec.Bldg.

Feb 9 TO 25 ~ Scarborough Music Theatre

SMTDirty Rotten Scoundrels Book by Jeffrey Lane Music and Lyrics by David Yazbek Based on the film "Dirty Rotten Scroundrels" Written by Dale Launer, Stanley Shapiro and Paul Henning Preview Performance: February 9, 2017 at 8:00 pm.
Regular Performances: February 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23 and 24 at 8:00 pm February 12, 19 and 25 at 2:00 pm Scarborough Village Theatre 3600 Kingston Rd. Scarborough
416.267.9292 |

9 ~ Eastside Harmony Chorus

Road Trip to Harmony, featuring Men’s Barbershop Quartet, Crusin’ 7:30 pm (doors open at 7:00pm)
Eastside’s Annual Show and Fundraiser
St. Francis Centre, 78 Church St. S., Ajax
For more information and ticket sales:  Marian Krauss ~ 905-885-8389 (email

11 ~ Cathedral Bluffs Orchestra

Subscription Concert #3 – 8:00 pm
P.C. Ho Theatre
5183 Sheppard Ave. E

Feb 11 ~ Oshawa Civic Band

Oshawa Civic BandSacred 200 Secular 7pm
Simcoe Street United Church
66 Simcoe St S, Oshawa

12~ Scarborough Concert Band

Sunday Music Series – 2:00 pm
Scarborough Civic Centre
150 Borough Dr., Toronto

Feb-16 to 25 ~ Ajax Community Theatre

Ajax Community TheatreFive Women Wearing the Same
– 8 pm (Feb. 19 Matinee)
St. Francis Centre,
78 Church St., Ajax
905-619-2529 x 2787 | St.Francis Centre 78 Church St. S. Ajax

Feb 16 to 26 ~ Dancyn Productions Theatre Co.

DancynThe Train Driver Based on a true story, The Train Driver is a soulful exploration of guilt, suffering, and the powerful bonds that grow between strangers. check Dnipro Theatre 681 Dnipro Blvd. Oshawa |

23 thru March 9 ~ Pickering Rotary Music Festival

Stars of Festival Concert Apr. 9
Dunbarton Fairport U.Church
1066 Dunbarton Rd., Pickering


Entry forms mailed to:
Susan Brown
225 County Rd. 8
Campbellford, ON K0L 1L0

24 to March 5 ~ Port Hope Festival Theatre

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor

Cameco Capitol Arts Centre
20 Queen St., Port Hope 1-800-434-5092


Feb ~ A Gift of Art

A Gift of ArtFor the Love of Art Gala



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If you are a PRAC member your event
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PineRidge Arts Council members are invited to list their events in ArtScene and on the website. Please send plain text, do not send attachments, word documents, pdfs or jpegs to Cathy and Mary or click HERE to enter the info on-line.

ArtScene deadlines HERE

Art in Public Places

927 Liverpool Road, Pickering

  • Nov. & Dec. ~ Brenda Fountain
    Jan/Feb ~ Gordon Wilson
    Mar/April ~ TBA
    May/June Eileen Myers
    July/Aug ~ Kay Hubbard

    Reed's Florists, Pickering Town Centre

    Nov. & Dec. - June Smith
    Jan/Feb ~ Margaret Taylor

    Debbie's Boutique Café

    94 Harwood Ave. S, Ajax L1S 2H8 | 905 239 6721 across from Ajax Library

    Nov. & Dec. - Gary Faulkner
    Jan/Feb ~ Cheryl Bannister
    Mar/April ~ James Gordaneer

    OPG Info Centre, Pickering
    Novemeber/December ~ Denise Wilkins
    Jan/Feb ~ Rola Jaber
    March/Apr ~ Gord Wilson

McLean Community Centre, Ajax

Oct. 23 to Nov. 27 ~ PRAC Juried Art Show
Nov. 27 to Jan 3, 2017 ~ Photo Show
Jan/Feb ~ Allan's Artists



ArtfestWatch for registration details for Artfest
and start looking for signage for your outdoor art show tents.

Durham Artists Social Network


20 Queen Street, Port Hope
905.885.1071 | 800.434.5092 |


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P.O. Box 18258 Steeple Hill Postal Outlet
Pickering, Ontario L1V 1A0

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