Here's what's happening around Oakville and the Halton area this weekend.
Saturday, May 23
The Touch-a-Truck event is happening from 11 AM to 2 PM at the Burlington Roads and Parks Maintenance Facility. Kids can get up-close and personal with fire trucks, snowplows, and street sweepers, and even enjoy a free BBQ (runs from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM).
Location: 3330 Harvester Road, Burlington
Organic Garage will be holding its annual Gluten Free Weekend. Meet representatives from some of the best-selling Gluten Free Brands, try new products, ask questions and take home free samples. This event runs Saturday & Sunday, 11 AM to 4 PM.
Location: 579 Kerr Street, Oakville
10th Annual Giant Community Garage Sale is happening from 8 AM to 1 PM. Over 50 vendors at this event that is organized by Oakvillegreen Conservation Association. Now in its 10th year, the sale takes place in the parking lot of the Oakville Town Hall. You can also visit the Oakville Conserves Energy Fair inside Town Hall from 9 AM to 1 PM. For more information visit www.oakvillegreen.org
Location: 1225 Trafalgar Road, Oakville
Sunday, May 24
The Art Gallery of Burlington is running a “Creative Hub” drop in art event from 1 PM to 4 PM, everyone welcome. Create art from recycled materials to bring attention to the environment. This is a free event
Location: 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington
Optimist Club of Milton's Annual Bike Rodeo, 2 PM to 5 PM. Open to all kids between the ages of 5 and 10 years of age on bikes, tricycles or scooters. There will be bike and helmet safety inspection, learning signs and signals, and practicing them on a closed course with the assistance of community partners. This is a free event.
Location: Milton Sports Centre, 605 Santa Maria Blvd, Milton
Infertility Awareness Walk/Run 5KM is happening from 9AM to 12 PM. Must register before Friday May 22nd. To register email Sarah Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 289-681-7372.
Location: Burloak Waterfront Park, 5475 Lakeshore, Burlington
And don't forget to check out some local farmer's markets this weekend. Click here for a listing of all markets happening in the Halton area. You could also visit a new indoor playspace in the area or head out for some ice cream at one of our favourite spots!
May 28 – Bring your daughter (ages 2-5) for a fun and interactive morning at St.Mildred's Lightbourn School from 9:30 – 11:30 am. Through some interactive activities, you’ll learn more about your little one’s strengths, interests and passions, helping her become the best version of herself when she grows up. RSVP HERE.
Activities will include:
Dress-up and professional photo booth
Healthy snack station
Location: 1080 Linbrook Road, Oakville
June 3 – Free Prenatal Expo event happening in Oakville. Meet pregnancy and baby experts and get your questions answered on finding quality childcare, 3D Ultrasounds, breastfeeding, cord blood, pre and postnatal health and fitness and so much more. Prizes and swag bags too. Click here for more information and to RSVP.
Location: 590 Argus Road, Holiday Inn in Oakville (across from the GO Train Station)