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Metrolinx is making progress towards extending GO Rail service from Oshawa to Bowmanville. “Expanding GO Rail service east of Oshawa will make it easier for Durham residents to get to work, school, and play, and back home to their loved ones,” said Lindsey Park, MPP for Durham at the February 13 announcement. “Today’s update means […]

Move Over – Roadway Safety blitz

A two-day roadway safety blitz in Clarington, focusing on the Move Over law, found that approximately one in 20 motorists were still not following the rule.

Orono Valentine Skate 2020

Skate Ontario STAR 1-4 Series February 14-16, 2020 Orono Arena & Community Centre 1. Evangeline McBride, STAR 2 Girls Group 5 2. Payton Stockwell, STAR 2 Girls, Group 6 3. Ava Boundy, STAR 4 Girls, U13 Group 3 4. Avery Johnson, STAR 4 Girls, U13 Group 3 5. Mary-Catherine Connolly, STAR 3 Girls Group 4 […]
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Happenings & Events

Hyper Realism Acrylic Classes with Ian Bodnaryk – 6 weeks

Join Ian and explore the versatile world of acrylics by experimenting with techniques and working from your own photographs.

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$155.00 – $185.00

Adult Drawing with Todd Tremeer

Spend four weeks drawing with artist Todd Tremeer. Drawing underlies most other creative arts and crafts. Drawing is a fundamental skill important to painting, sculpture, engineering, architecture, computers and all other facets of art and design. Draw still-life objects from direct observation and in the space around you. Learn how an artist tackles perspective and […]

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$140.00 – $165.00

Adult watercolour with Todd Tremeer

Watercolor painting is a great medium for describing form, details, light and shade. Watercolor paintings can be bold and colorful, meticulously detailed or monochromatic. You will touch on all of these approaches and how they differ from each other. Plan to paint 2 to 3 small paintings over the span of 4 weeks. Following the […]

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$4 – $165.00

Learn to Earn with Pierre Cliche

Are you an entrepreneur and/or artist just embarking on a business venture? Are you happy with your existing business? Congratulations on your decision to start your own business. A Gift of Art invites you to an open forum for new and early start up Business Owners. Pierre Cliché will guide you through the somewhat confusing […]

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How to Draw Olaf Workshop for kids with Emily Buckley

Kids will enjoy this step by step drawing session featuring everyone’s favourite snowman! Kids will learn the basics of drawing, such as use of shapes and guidelines, imagining a light source, shading and more. In learn how to draw sessions, our goal is to practice!

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$25.00 – $35.00

Launch into Silkscreen Printing Workshop with David Gillespie

In this workshop students will learn the basics of silkscreen printing (serigraphy), on paper by producing a 2 colour print and a freeform technique. These principles will teach the basics of the medium and lay the foundation for future, more technical explorations in an intermediate course to follow. Seating is limited.

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$50.00 – $75.00


Whatever the issue, community is the answer

It’s a GO! Maybe…

Not to be a skeptic…but, I will believe it when the construction starts. The first glimmer of the GO Train being extended to Bowmanville came in 2004, when the GO Board approved the purchase of 13.5 acres north and south of the rail corridor in the Bowmanville West Town Centre area for the future GO […]
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