Pickering’s L’artisan more than just another art gallery

WhatsOn Jun 04, 2017 Pickering News Advertiser PICKERING – Frenchman’s Bay’s Nautical Village is a hidden gem on the shore of Lake Ontario in Pickering. The batten-board facades, reminiscent of a San Francisco streetscape, envelop creative shops, design studios and galleries. A recent addition to this creative community is L’artisan. The owners, Paul and Janna…

Oshawa photographer shoots music history

May 21, 2017 by Barbara Howe Oshawa This Week SCARBOROUGH — The whir of the coffee grinding machine competes with babbling babies and their excited mothers who sit on bentwood chairs around tables, corralled by baby carriages. Beside them, a group of senior women take their time over a leisurely lunch at this coffee shop…

Hawkeyes primed to kick off new season at home against Ottawa

  OSHAWA — Victoria Day weekend marks the start of Ontario Varsity Football League (OVFL) action. This is the first season only one team from Durham, the Oshawa Hawkeyes, will compete. All four youth teams — Peewee, Bantam, Junior Varsity, and Senior Varsity — will be in action on Saturday, May 20 at Terry Kelly…

Whitby’s Abilities Centre hosts Paralympic Schools Week event

WHITBY — Three-time Paralympic medallist Todd Nicholson, who played sledge hockey for Team Canada for 25 years and competed in five Paralympic Games, delivered an inspiring message of commitment and determination to students during Paralympic Schools Week at Whitby’s Abilities Centre, April 26. “Never give up on your dreams,” was the message Nicholson repeated during…

Tickets on sale for Brooklin’s Victorian Tea

BROOKLIN — Group 74 invites women of all ages to dust off their best hats and join friends for an elegant afternoon of light refreshments at their 17th Annual Victorian Tea on Saturday, May 13 at Barnes Memorial Funeral Home. The event has become a traditional way for women of all generations to dress-up in…