What’s on this weekend: Apr 12 – 13

Easter celebrations start early – this weekend at Ireland House, Centro Garden and The Oakville Museum. If you have a well-loved but worn piece of furniture, head to Pure Organic and learn how to use chalk-based paints. Check out the Teen Tour Band at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre, enjoy the Burlington Beer Festival and more.

In the Garden: Claudette Losier, Wayne Moore, Victoria Pearce & Susan Rankin @ the BAC, Burlington. As part of the In the Garden exhibition, you are invited to participate in a Haiku Poetry Contest. Winners will have their haiku poems published in the exhibition catalogue which will be launched at the closing reception. Come and sit in the garden and become inspired by the art of Victoria Pearce, Claudette Losier, Wayne Moore and Susan Rankin. Visit the In the Garden exhibition beginning April 12, 2014, and write a haiku inspired by the show. Runs from Apr 12, 2014 – Jun 1, 2014

Lingerie D’amour Grand Opening! 374 Brant St., Burlington. Join Lingerie D’amour for their Grand Opening with various prizes and giveaways!

Sp’egg’tacular Easter Event! 2168 Guelph Line Burlington. Meet the Easter Bunny, egg hunts for children, live entertainment, face-painting, heritage baking demonstrations & sampling, reenactors, crafts, activities!

Burlington Beer Festival – Tutored Pairing, 138 Lakeshore Rd East, Burlington. Join us at BRU Restaurant on the Lakeshore in Oakville for a flight tasting and food pairing event featuring Junction Brewery. This event is free to attend, however space is limited.

Kids Easter Workshops @ Centro Garden, Burlington. Bring your kids down to Centro and we’ll help them create their own Easter style garden.

Drab to Fab: Learn How to Chalk Paint, @ Pure Organic Floral Boutique, 395 John Street, Burlington. Learn how to chalk paint!

Teen Tour Band Concert at BPAC, 440 Locust Street, Burlington. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Burlington Teen Tour Band in their annual Showcase Concert.

Easter Fun @ The Oakville Museum, 8 Navy Street, Oakville. The Oakville Museum invites you to hop on over for Easter Fun! Enjoy “egg” citing activities, tour the museum and view current exhibits. Tour the museum and spot eggs hidden in the Estate. A great day out for the whole family!

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale, 120 Navy Street, Oakville. A great place to stock up on all your next great reads. Books are only $1.50 per pound! On Sunday, all books are half-price!

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