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March 2016

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

Please confirm dates before booking
* by performances means matinees


1 ~ Happy Commonwealth Day

March 1 ~ PINERIDGE ARTS COUNCIL

PRACMONTHLY MEETING – 7:15 pm
Pickering Recreation Complex
Rm. 1, Valley Farm Rd.
pineridgearts.org
905-509-3855

 

March 1 ~ Markham Group of Artists

Markham Group of ArtistsMonthly Meeting – 10:00 am
Markham Village Library
6031 Ontario 7, Markham
905-472-2330

3 ~ Westben

Westben12 noon Prelude to Preludes with Brian Finley – piano
What makes a Prelude a Prelude? In advance of the performance of his 13 Preludes to Canada (7 pm, July 20), Westben’s Artistic Director, pianist Brian Finley chats about and performs favourite Preludes of Bach, Chopin, Rachmaninoff and, of course, some of his own!
At the Clock Tower Cultural Centre, Campbellford
705-653-5508 or 1-877-883-5777 www.westben.ca

3 ~ St. Francis Centre

St. FrancisManchester by the Sea –7 pm
TIFF Film Circuit
78 Church St., Ajax
stfranciscentre.ca
905-619-2529

March 4 & 5 ~ Durham Chamber Orchestra

Durham Chamber OrchestraA Visit to the British Isles Carlos Bastidas, Music Director Beautiful music by great composers to get you into the holiday spirit!
March 4 ~ 302 Queen St., Town Hall 1873, Port Perry
March 5 ~ 2:30 PM St.Francis Centre 78 Church St. S. Ajax
| durhamchamberorchestra.com

4 ~ Durham Youth Orchestra

Durham Youth OrchestraWinter Concert – 7:30 pm
St. Georges Memorial Church
51 Centre St., Oshawa
dyomusic.com 905-579-2401

4 ~ St. Francis Centre

St. FrancisDo You Believe in Magic?
2 pm
St. Francis Centre,
78 Church St., Ajax
stfranciscentre.ca
905-619-2529 x 2787

8 ~ DEADLINE FOR ENTRY

Osh. Art Assoc. Juried Art Show
oshawaartassociation.com
905-576-7693

8 ~ Shuttlebug Weavers & Spinners

Monthly Meeting – 1:00 pm
Greenwood Rec.Bldg. 905-649-5550

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

OAACalling all artists to enter our 50th Anniversary Exhibition at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery.

You do not have to be a Oshawa Art Assoc. member to enter. Additional categories have been added including one to celebrate Canada’s 150 Anniversary.

Deadline for entry is March 8th. Delivery of art to the Robert McLaughlin Gallery on March 30.

Show runs from April 6th to April 23rd. Registration forms with complete info are at Curry’s, R. McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa City Hall, Meta4 Gallery in Port Perry, and can be printed from the OAA website – www.oshawaartassociation.com
or phone Mary Gartlan – 905-576-7693.

11 ~ Cathedral Bluffs Symphony

Concert #4 We welcome the UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO SCARBOROUGH CONCERT CHOIR, SAINT JOSEPH’S R.C. CHURCH PARISH CHOIR (Hamilton), and members of the GRAND RIVER CHORUS (Brantford) 8:00pm P.C. Ho Theatre 5183 Sheppard Ave. East, Scarborough
416.879.5566 | cathedralbluffs.com

11 to May 6 ~ Allan O'Marra

Lush Gravitas at the Aurora Cultural Centre
Installation views of my 18 Lush Gravitas paintings just installed in Aurora and hanging through to May 6, opening reception (along with Art Heals group show): Friday, March 17, 6-8 pm; artist walk and talk: Wednesday, March 22. This is the second showing of the complete set of paintings as I travel it to various centres in Ontario. I also held three pre-shows of 11 of the pieces prior to completion of the set.
22 Church Street, Aurora

11 to April 29 ~ Latcham Gallery

LatchamOpening April 11 at 1:00 pm
6240 Main St., Stouffville

latchamgallery.ca
905-472-2330

 

17 ~ DEADLINE TO APPLY

MosaiCA - Talent Show
ajax.ca/en/livinginajax/canada-150-mosaica.asp

14 ~ Pickering Township Historical Society

PTHSGuest Speaker: Ted Barris "The 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge"
Ten years ago Ted Barris published Victory at Vimy based upon first-hand accounts. Vimy was an important battle in Canada's history because it was the first time Canadians fought as a distinct national army. And they succeeded
where other nations had failed.
PTHS meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month, March through June, and September through November, in the auditorium of the Pickering Public Library. The meetings begin at 7:30.

16 to April 8 ~ Kawartha Arts

 

 

 

19 ~ DEADLINE FOR ENTRY ~ EXTENDED APRIL 2

Scugog Council Literary Contest
literarycontest@scugogarts.ca


20 ~ ARTSCENE DEADLINE

ArtSceneMAY/JUNE ~ ARTSCENE
cathyschnippering@gmail.com
905-509-3855

21 ~ Opening Celebration

Jeanette Hay and Mirek Bialy
evening
McLean Community Centre
, Ajax

24 ~ DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION

Ajax Senior of the Year Award
ajax.ca

24, 25, 29 30, 31 April 1, 2017 ~ Durham Shoestring Performers

Durham ShoestringDEAD METAPHOR Contemporary darkly comic drama.
"...it's not always about what I believe. It's sometimes about what I'm expected to believe." March 24, 25, 29 30, 31 April 1, 2017 8pm Oshawa Arts Resource Centre 45 Queen St., Oshawa
905.725.9256 | durhamshoestring.org

24 to May 6 ~ Herongate Barn Theatre

Bedtime Stories – Dinner Theatre
2885 Altona Rd., Picnkering
herongate.com 905-725-9256

25 ~ SPARK ~ Ajax Library

Children’s Juried Art Show – 1 pm
Awards Presentation
55 Harwood Ave., S. Ajax

25 & 26 ~ Art Guild of Scarborough

Spring Show
Centennial Community & Recreation Centre
1967 Ellesmere Road, Scarborough, ON
(between Markham Rd. & Bellamy Rd.)
theartguildofscarborough.com

25 ~ VOS

VOSAUDITION: Anne of Green Gables: The Musical
March 29 - 7:30pm-10pm
VOS Theatre
Auditions for our upcoming July 2017 production of Anne of Green Gables: The Musical
Citizen's Forum - Victoria Hall - Cobourg
www.vostheatre.com for more details and to book an audition time

26 ~ Theatre3x60

Theatre 3x60We are very pleased to announce that we have recently received our 4th Ontario Trillium Foundation grant to support our newest community project - Pine Grove Plots: History To Die For, original theatrical cemetery walks for Scugog, written and developed with the partnership of the Scugog Historical Society.
The general public can learn how they can be involved at our information and engagement session on Sunday, March 26.

27 ~ Ajax Creative Arts

Station GalleryOpen House @ The Club – 6 pm
Village Community Centre
22 Sherwood R.,
Ajax
www.ajaxcreativearts.ca

29 to April 9 ~ Port Hope Festival Theatre

Capitol Fine ArtsWilly Wonka
Cameco Capitol Arts Centre
20 Queen St., Port Hope
capitoltheatre.com
1-800-434-5092

 

 

Have you checked our Workshops and Auditions | Juried Art Show pages?

If you are a PRAC member your event should be listed on this page!

PineRidge Arts Council members are invited to list their events in ArtScene and on the website. Please send plain text, not word documents, pdfs or jpegs to Cathy and Mary. Sorry we have taken down the on-line form due to SPAM.

Art in Public Places

DENTISTRY ON LIVERPOOL, Pickering

927 Liverpool Road, Pickering
Jan/Feb ~ Gordon Wilson
Mar/April ~ Gary Faulkner
May/June Eileen Myers
July/Aug ~ Kay Hubbard

Reed's Florists, Pickering Town Centre

Mar. & Apr. 25- Madhuri Bansal
Apr. 25. to June 27 - Margaret Brackley

Debbie's Boutique Café, Ajax

94 Harwood Ave. S, Ajax L1S 2H8 | 905 239 6721
http://www.debbiescafe.ca/ across from Ajax Library

Mar/April ~ James Gordaneer

OPG Info Centre, Pickering

Pickering
Mar & Apr. - Gord Wilson
May & June - Nesrin Blair

McLean Community Centre, Ajax

Feb. 6 - Mar. 20 - Lemonville Group
Mar. 20 - Apr. 24 - Jeanette Hay & Mirek Bialy
Apr. 24 - May 29 - PRAC - JPE
May 29 - June. 26 – ACA – Juried Art Show
Jun. 26 - Aug. 7 - David Robinson & Erum Irtaza
Aug. 7 - Sept. 11 - Kim Johnson & Denise Gracias
Sept. 11 - Oct. 16 - Heather Nicholson & Kay Hubbard
Oct. 17 - Nov. 27 - PRAC - JAS
Nov. 27 - Jan. 8 - Ajax Photo show (not ours)


ArtfestRegistration form for Artfest on-line
DEADLINE Thursday, April 6, 2017
and start looking for signage for your outdoor art show tents.

 

Durham Artists Social Network


March Break

 

 

2015 listing

DWAC, Pickering

City of Pickering

Town of Ajax

Latcham Gallery, Stouffville

OPG

Station Gallery, Whitby

DeSerres, Pickering

Ajax and Pickering Libraries

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa

Theatre 3x60

 


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The PineRidge Arts Council is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to enhance the quality of life
within the community by developing widespread appreciation, support and involvement in the arts since 1989.

PineRidge Arts Council
650 Kingston Road
P.O. Box 18258 Steeple Hill Postal Outlet
Pickering, Ontario L1V 1A0
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