May Events Round-Up

May 14th, 2014 by Comment button No Comments »


May brings the first long weekend of the summer! Here’s a taste of what’s happening in the rest of the month.

May 17: 1-4:30pm: Victoria Day at the Oakville Museum: Celebrate Victoria Day Weekend with the Oakville Museum. Visit three different sites all open: Saturday and Monday: 1-4:30pm, Sunday: 12-4pm). Museum activities take place at Erchless Estate on Sunday from 12-4pm. For more information visit the website, or call: 905-338-4400

May 21: 7:30pm-9pm: Oakville Historical Society presents an evening with author Ann Birch. Birch will talk about the challenges associated with writing historical fiction. This event will take place at St. John’s United Church: Randall &Dunn St area of Oakville. For more information visit the Historical Society’s website.

May 23: 8-10pm: Entertaining Shorts. The Burl-Oak Theatre Group presents a series of one-act plays at the Queen Elizabeth Park Community& Cultural Centre. Tickets are $15 each, $10 for groups of 10, or $5 for students with I.D. Plays run Saturday at 8pm, and May 5 at 2pm. Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre is located at: 2302 Bridge Rd.

May 26: 4pm-7pm: National Access Awareness Week Lifestyle Expo: Oakville offers activities for people of all abilities. Come see what’s out there at Oakville Town Hall: 1225 Trafalgar Rd. For more information visit the town’s website, or call: 905-845-6601 ext. 3660.

May 28: 7-10pm: Halton Environmental Network’s 10th Anniversary Gala: Honour members of the Halton Environmental Network as they look back on their first 10 years. Guest speaker is Gary Carr, and Music provided by AUDIOMAN& The Oakville Suzuki Flute Orchestra. Tickets are $40/person which includes hors d’oeuvres and a free glass of wine. Gala will be held at Oakville Confrence Centre: 2515 Wyecroft Rd. For more information visit Halton Environmental Network’s website or call: 905-815-6185.

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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