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October 2017

Great things to do in the GTA and Region of Durham

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!

Women's History Month

Reading and RemembranceReading and Remembrance
has many lessons that can be used to learn more about amazing women. readingandremembrance.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 ~ Victoria County Studio Tour Annual

Victoria County Studio TourStudio Tour–10 am
victoriacountystudiotour.com

 

1 ~ Whitevale Arts and Culture Centre

Culture Day - Painting a background for the Whitevale Mural and Sketching the Hamlet | 1-4 pm
475 Whitevale Road, Whitevale
FACEBOOK EVENT | www.whitevaleacc.ca

Oct. 1 ~ Whitevale Arts and Culture Centre

A Gathering of Friends
Friday, September 15, Saturday, September 16, Sunday, September 17, Saturday, September 23, Sunday, September 24, Saturday, September 30, Sunday, October 1st
475 Whitevale Road, Whitevale
www.whitevaleacc.ca

1 ~ VAC

Closing Reception: Coming of Age
143 Simpson Avenue, Bowmanville
FACEBOOK EVENT

2 ~ Durham Community Choir

DCCRehearsal ~ New Choristers Welcome! Room C113, Durham College Main Campus
Simcoe Street North
Oshawa.
905-550-1804
http://www.durhamcommunitychoir.on.ca/

3 to Dec. 31 ~ Tony and Anne Labelle-Johnson

Tony and Anne are Exhibiting their paintings in Acrylic and Watercolour at the Beech Centre, 26 Beech Ave., Bowmanville
Open from 9 am to 4 pm | Drop by and have a look.
bluewillowstudio.ca

4~ PINERIDGE ARTS COUNCIL

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

 

4 ~ Markham Group of Artists

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


6 to 9 ~ Wendy Bermingham

Thanksgiving Images Studio Tour, a 4-day self guided art tour. www.images-studio-tour.com
www.wendyberminghamart.ca

10 ~ Palette of Friends

Monthly Meeting – 10:00 am
Ajax Village Community Centre
22 Sherwood Rd., W., Ajax
905-728-3345

10 ~ Pick. Twp. Historical Soc.

PTHSMonthly Meeting–7:30 pm
“Family Ties: Ontario Turns 150”. Dr. Jay Young’s presentation tells the story of four Ontario families and how their lives intersected with larger historical forces.
Pickering Central Library
One The Esplanade S.
905-831-3811

 

11 ~ Shuttlebug Weavers & Spinners

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

11 ~ 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

Oct. 13 to 15 ~ Oshawa Art Assoc.

OAAOshawa Art Association 36th Fall Art Festival
Time: 10 am to 5 pm all 3 days
Location: Camp Samac Oshawa, inside Council Hall building
Enter at Conlin Rd. Gate, 275 Conlin Rd. E., Oshawa L1H 7K5
Free event – hourly draws for prizes
70 artists in all mediums | Lunch counter available
FACEBOOK EVENT
Further info – Anne – 905-435-0575

Oct. 13 to Oct. 21 ~ Sculthorpe

Capitol Fine ArtsOsage County Live on Stage
20 Queen Street
Port Hope, Ontario L1A 3Z4
toll free 800-434-5092
info@capitoltheatre.com
boxoffice@capitoltheatre.com
http://capitoltheatre.com/

October 13 ~ Westben

Westben

12 noon Tick Talk at The Clock
READINGS & REFLECTIONS

Join author Judy Fong Bates and others as they read some of their favourite work,
with musical reflections by pianist Brian Finley.
The Clock Tower Cultural Centre
705-653-5508 or 1-877-883-5777 www.westben.ca
Saturday November 25 at 1 pm - Upper Canada Christmas
Westben celebrates Christmas in Upper Canada with Susanna Moodie and Catharine
Parr Traill, along with the 80 voices of the Westben Choruses under the direction
of Donna Bennett and Brian Finley. A heart-warming, narrated concert celebrating
a Canadian Christmas “pioneer-style”, fit for the whole family
The Barn 6688 County Road 30, Campbellford
For more information please contact Donna Bennett, groups@westben.ca 1-705-653-5508 or 1-877-883-5777
Box Office: 36 Front Street South, Campbellford, ON, K0L 1L0
www.westben.ca

14 & 15 ~ Whitchurch-Stouffville Studio Tour & Sale 2017

Whitchurch Stouffville Studio Tour10 to 5 pm
14 Venues | 23 Artists
http://www.wsstudiotour.com/blog/
WSStudioTour.com

14 ~ City of Pickering

Tom ThomsonParty in the Park with Tom Thomson
Saturday, October 14 from 4 – 9 pm
Claremont Park (rain location: Dr. Nelson F. Tomlinson Community Centre) 4941 Old Brock Road
Come out and party in the park. Celebrate the iconic life and art of Pickering-born artist, Tom Thomson, through music, stories, nature, food, dance and art!
The lanterns are lit, Come explore Tom’s influences, art and heritage. Live DJ, free food, activities, interactive exhibits and illuminated theatres
FACEBOOK EVENT

16 ~ Paint Party - Ajax Creative Arts

Ajax Creative Arts Paint PartyAjax Creative Arts Paint Party with Sandy MacKenzie 6 pm
Street Address: 22 Sherwood Ave.,W (in Pickering Village)
ajaxcreativearts.ca

 


19 ~ SCA Fundraising Gala

SCAFeast for the Senses
Time/Date: 6:00 pm, Thursday, October 19, 2017
1655 Reach Street, Port Perry
(Scugog Community Recreation Centre) Cost: $125/ticket
https://scugogarts.ca/event/gala-arts-feast-senses/
FACEBOOK EVENT

19 to 22 ~ Indie Author Days

Author Indie DayMeet the Panel on October 22
Meet Dur. authors and friends
Pickering Central Library,
One The Esplanade, Pickering
picnet.org
FACEBOOK EVENT

20 - 22 ~ McMichael Volunteer Committee

Stuart Blower - Stone Devil Studio
Reception Fri. 6 to 10 PM
10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg
barbara@sbvisualmedia.ca
FACEBOOK EVENT | autumnartse.ca

20 ~ Gallery 67

Paint Night ~ Olivia Brumbill and Travis Stedmond
7 PM - 9:30 PM
67 Simcoe St N, Oshawa
FACEBOOK EVENT

20 to Nov 12 ~ Whitevale Arts and Culture Centre

Art Show ~ "Through my eyes and the lens" featuring Hans Backer's photographs
Opening on October 20 7-9 pm and October 21 1-4pm
470 Whitevale Road, Whitevale
http://whitevaleacc.ca
905-471-4464
whitevaleacc@gmail.com

21 ~ Celebrating Canada’s 150

Music Café – 7:00 pm
Pick. Village United Church
400 Church St., Ajax
905-683-4721

21 ~ St. Francis Centre

St. FrancisBig Fat German Puppet Show
– 7 pm
78 Church St., Ajax
stfranciscentre.ca
905-619-2529

21 ~ Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra

A Tchaikovsky Spectacular
8 PM - 11 PM
2021 Lawrence Ave E, Toronto
FACEBOOK EVENT

21 - 23 ~ Jan Pettafor

Durham Craft and Gift Show at Durham College
https://www.facebook.com/fromtheheartbyjan/
janfromtheheart@gmail.com

22 ~ ART TAKE-IN ~ 1 to 4 pm

JASPRAC JURIED ART SHOW
McLean Community Centre
Room 3
95 Magill Dr., Ajax
905-509-3855

 

 

22 ~ Indie Author Days

Author Indie DayMeet the Panel on October 22
Meet Dur. authors and friends
Pickering Central Library,
One The Esplanade, Pickering
picnet.org
FACEBOOK EVENT

24 ~ ART TAKE-OUT

~ 5 to 7 pm
PRAC JURIED ART SHOW
McLean Community Centre ~ Room 3
95 Magill Dr., Ajax
905-509-3855

26 ~ Theatre 3x60

Theatre 3x60We are bringing our popular Pine Grove Plots: History To Die For cemetery walks back for a one night only encore! The twist? We are taking it to downtown Port Perry!
theatre3x60.ca

29 ~ Schoolhouse Group of Artists

Schoolhouse Group
18th Annual Show
New Venue - One Day Only
Sunday, Oct. 29 11-5
Lebovic Centre for Arts + Entertainment - 19 on the Park
19 Civic Ave., Stoufville
www.theschoolhousegroupofartists.com

29 ~ The Latcham Gallery

Leaves and Latkes: Art, Community and Judaism
The Latcham Gallery
6240 Main Street, Stouffville
FACEBOOK EVENT

October 29 ~ 2017- 2018 Oshawa Opera Season

Oshawa OperaCavalleria rusticana by Mascagni
October 29, 2017 at 3PM
Kingsview United Church
505 Adelaide Ave East, Oshawa
All tickets are $25. Children under 18 FREE.
FACEBOOK EVENT

 

31 to January 9, 2018 ~ Mirage a Trois

Visions of 3
Hal Bilz, Valerie Russell and Mike Scholte
Cliffcrest Library
3017 Kingston Rd., Toronto
416-396-8916

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, 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

Culture Days

What are you doing for Culture Days 2017?

Whitevale Arts and Culture Centre | Culture Day - Painting a background for the Whitevale Mural and Sketching the Hamlet
1-4 pm | 475 Whitevale Road, Whitevale


Markham Group of ArtistsMarkham Group of Artists

Welcomes new members. Members’ Days are held on the first Wednesday of every month, September to May, 10 am to 12:00 noon, and include presentations, demonstrations, lectures and critiques on a variety of topics. Location: Markham Village Library, southeast corner of Highways 7 and 48.
One-day Workshops are held at the Markham Village Arena Boardroom, (beside the Library). Workshops are open to members and the general public, and are limited in size. Please visit the MGA website: markhamartists.org for more information on upcoming workshops and to register. Fees for workshops vary and are not included in the membership.


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 or complete our on-line form.

Art in Public Places
  • DENTISTRY ON LIVERPOOL
    927 Liverpool Road, Pickering

    • July/Aug ~ Kay Hubbard
      Sept. & Oct. – Denise Gracias

      Reed's Florists, Pickering Town Centre

      Mar. & Apr. - Madhuri Bansal
      May & Jun. - Margaret Brackley
      Jul. & Aug. – Mary Jo Smith
      Sept. & Oct. – Janice Brown
      Nov. & Dec. Nesrin Bialy
      Jan. & Feb. 2018 - Charles Burke

      Debbie's Boutique Café, Ajax

      94 Harwood Ave. S, Ajax L1S 2H8 | 905 239 6721
      http://www.debbiescafe.ca/ across from Ajax Library
      Sept. & Oct. – Gary Faulkner
      Nov. & Dec. – Denise Gracias
      Jan. & Feb.2018 – Jenny Venette

      OPG Info Centre, Pickering

      Sept. & Oct. – Jennifer & Gordon Ross
      Nov. & Dec. – Sharon Janushewski
      Jan. & Feb. 2018 – Sharon Steinhaus

    • 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)

       

 

 

 


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