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Fun Events In & Around Oakville 20Jan23

Bunny 2023

The Year of the Rabbit

Let the celebrations begin! Sunday January 22nd marks the New Year on the Chinese lunar calendar. According to the
Chinese Zodiac each new year is assigned to one of 12 animal signs. This year it’s  the year of the Rabbit

To be more specific, it’s been narrowed down to the Water Rabbit. The sign of Rabbit is a symbol of longevity, peace and prosperity in Chinese culture. 2023 is predicted to be a Year of Hope

Traditional ways  to celebrate Chinese New Year include:

  • Decorating with red. The colour red denotes prosperity and energy which wards off evil spirits and negativity.
  • Visiting graves of relatives on New Years Eve and making  sacrifices to ancestors
  • Sharing a reunion dinner with family
  • Exchanging red envelopes and other gifts
  • Setting off firecrackers and fireworks
  • Watching lion and dragon dances 

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Friday January 20th

A Man Called Otto @
Based on the comical and moving New York Times bestseller, A Man Called Otto tells the story of Otto Anderson (Tom Hanks), a grumpy widower whose only joy comes from criticizing and judging his exasperated neighbours.
7 p.m. & 9:40 p.m.
171 Speers Rd
Oakville, ON

Oakville Rangers Winter Classic @ Sixteen Mile Sports Complex
The Oakville Rangers Hockey Club is set to host over 300 teams at the first-ever Oakville Rangers Winter Classic Rep hockey tournament presented by BarDown.
3070 Neyagawa Blvd
Oakville, ON

Pro Wrestling  @ Germania Club
5th Anniversary Event with plenty of action packed matches & a few moments of nostalgia for fans who’ve been around since the Inaugural Iron Cup Tournament back in 2018
7:00 p.m.
863 King St E
Hamilton, ON

Saturday December 21st

Frogs @ Royal Botanical Gardens
Make some new amphibi-friends with daily animal encounters. Great for the whole family from toddlers to grandparents.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
680 Plains Rd W
Burlington, ON

Milton Farmers Market @ Milton Mall
Support Local at the Milton Farmers Market
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
55 Ontario St
Milton, ON

 The Year Of The Rabbit @ Burlington Performing Arts Centre
According to the Chinese 12-year animal zodiac cycle, 2023 marks the year of the Rabbit. This extraordinary afternoon will consist of a dazzling array of performances featuring traditional Chinese dances and instruments, modern catwalks, songs, and more!
3:00 p.m. – 5 p.m.
440 Locust St
Burlington, ON

Sunday December 21st

An Ideal Husband @ The Oakville Centre
By Oscar Wilde. Sir Robert Chiltern is a respected government official and a loving husband, his friend, Lord Arthur Goring, is a notorious womanizer who lives a life of casual lounging, meaningless flirtations and multiple illicit affairs. But when old acquaintance Laura Cheveley arrives in London to stir up trouble, the lives of the two men become increasingly complicated and intertwined and their true natures are revealed.
2:00 p.m.
130 Navy Street
Oakville, ON

New Year Celebrations  @  China Town
A lineup of interactive activities and performances to showcase the rich heritage of Asian traditions and to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit during the 2023 Lunar New Year Celebrations. 
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
222 Spadina Ave
Toronto, ON

Grappling Tournament @ Grappling Industries
Gi and No Gi grappling tournament
Toronto Metropolitan University
350 University St
Toronto, ON

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Claudia Chopik

Claudia Chopik

Hi, there! I’m Claudia, the founder of Meet Me In Oakville – A strong tribe of Oakville residents who get weekly information about the best events, restaurants, shopping, activities, and real estate In and Around Oakville, Ontario.