The Oshawa Historical Society, along with the Oshawa Museum, runs exciting events throughout the year.

**We are endeavouring to keep this page up-to-date with the latest changes due to COVID-19. If you have questions about events or cancellations, please contact Lisa (

For a list of our Speaker Series dates and topics, please visit the Speaker Series page.

Upcoming Events 2021:

Presented in collaboration with the Ontario Regiment RCAC Museum, Oshawa Museum, Oshawa Public Libraries, Parkwood Estate, and the Robert McLaughlin Gallery.

Culture Chats @ Lunch
October 22, 2021 12:00 PM – January 28, 2022 12:00 PM

Infuse some culture into your lunch break!

Oshawa’s galleries, libraries, archives, and museums have been actively engaging the community virtually through the pandemic. We’re collaborating on a series of programs to share stories and talks with our audiences over the coming months.

Join one of Oshawa’s cultural organizations every Friday at 12PM starting October 22 for a fun, accessible series of talks and programs intended to support connection and well-being.

Walking Wednesdays: Historic Lakeview Park Walking Tours

Every Wednesday, beginning August 4 through to September 1, starting at 10am

Yoga in the Garden, with Durham Yogi Community

Every Friday, beginning August 6 through to September 3, starting at 9am

Recurring Events

Sunday FUNday: LIVE

Our Sunday FUNdays are going virtual! Sunday FUNday LIVES are being livestreamed from the Oshawa Museum’s Facebook Page! Join us at 1pm on the first Sunday of the Month for these topics:

January 3 –Festival of Sleep Day

February 3 –Caring for your Silver (With Curator Melissa!)

March 3 –CHURN IT UP! All About Butter Making

April 11 – Spring Cleaning: The Victorian Way

May 2 – Family Game Night

June 6 – Gardening Exercise Day, in the Henry House Gardens

July 4 – Let’s Go On A Picnic!

August 1 – Carried Away With Carriages

September 5 – A Sneak Peak at Leaving Home, Finding Home in Oshawa

October 3 – All About Postcards

November 7 – Oshawa Remembers

December 5 – Ghost Stories at Christmas

Tea & Talks from Home

On last Sunday of the month, join us on Zoom for afternoon tea.  All Tea & Talks from Home start at 1pm. Before the event, we will share a scone recipe for you to try while watching the lecture!

January 31 – The Lake Effect: Exploring Winter in Oshawa

February 28 – Black History in Oshawa: One Family’s Story

March 28 – The Women of Demill Ladies’ College

April 25 – Oshawa’s Theatrical History

May 30 – The Henry Grandkids

June 27 – A Curator Tour of A Carrying Place: Oshawa’s Indigenous Story

There will be no Tea & Talk From Home in July or August

September 26 – 19th Century Education in Oshawa

October 31 – Museum Ghost Stories & Victorian Mourning