July Events Round-up

July 9th, 2014 by Comment button No Comments »

School’s over, leaving parents looking for things to do.

Here’s a taste of what’s going on in Oakville this July:

July 10: 7am-8pm: 7th Annual Mayor’s Invitational Softball Tournament:  The tournament is at Trafalgar Park/Glenashton Park . Sponsored by Trinison Management Corp, and Mattamy Homes this year’s charity is the Kerr St. Mission (KSM).  For more information on KSM visit their website. For more on the tournament call: 905-845-7485.

July 12: 7-11pm: Bronte Legion Ladies’ Night Out Fundraiser: A good night out for a good cause.  Buy a ticket for $10 including a drink ticket, food, entertainment, and a raffle ticket.  Tickets are available in advance at the Club Room, or at the door.  Profit will go the building repairs.  For more information call: 905-827-4722.  Bronte Legion is located at 79 Jones Street.

July 14: Drawing For Animators Workshop:  Know any future animators? Sheridan College gives them the chance to learn from the best while building their portfolios.  This week’s topic is Perspective drawing.  Topics for July 21-31: Character Design, and storyboarding. The cost is $275 for each, and sign up through this website.

July 15: 6-9pm: Oakville Lions Cruze Night: The Oakville Lions’ Club presents a classic car cruise at the west Dorval Crossing Shopping Centre.  Enjoy classic cars, and a DJ.  This event is free of charge.  Can’t make tonight? That’s okay, this event runs Tuesdays until September.

July 18: 6pm-12am: Midnight Madness in Downtown Oakville: Enjoy your favourite stores, and restaurants in 6 blocks of downtown Oakville until midnight.  For more information call: 905-844-4520.

July 21: 10am-12:30pm: Rolling Horse Community Cycle presents a 12 hour course in the basics of bike mechanics and repair.  Course suitable for kids from 11-13 years, and 14-18 years.  It’s sponsored by ForestView Church, Halton Region and Kerr Street Ministeries.  It’s a free program in exchange for community service hours.  To buy tickets email info@rollinghorse.ca or call: 905-825-2992 ext. 224.  For more information on Rolling Horse visit their website.

July 27: 10am-4pm: Oakville Children’s Festival: Coronation Park hosts a day for kids to play by the lake.  Features performances from Sharon, Bram& Friends; Sheesham& Lotus; Jack Grunsky.  Ride your bike and store it in the parking corral, or take a shuttle from the Bronte Go station.  Visit this link for more information, or call: 905-845-6601.

July 29: 9:30-11:30: Oakville Museum Creature Feature: Kids 4-6 years of age can take a walk along the waterfront to spot local geese, ducks, and swans.  There are two sessions available: 9:30am-11:30am and 1:30pm-3:30pm.  Can’t make it today? Camp is offered until July 31, 2014. For more information visit this site.


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About the author: Laura Steiner

Laura Steiner is a Freelance Journalist with 4 years experience covering news and events around Milton. When she isn't working on a story, she enjoys volunteering in the community with the Milton Centre for the Arts, and the Challenge Foundation.

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