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Discovery@Riverwood - Fall 2017

Discovery@Riverwood lists events for September and October, 2017 held at Riverwood Conservancy.
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A Note on Movie Ratings:

See also: Motion picture rating system from Wikipedia
12 : Contains material not generally suitable for children under age 12.
12A : 12 Accompaniment - Requires an adult to accompany any child under 12.
14A : 14 Accompaniment - Persons under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
15 : No one under 15 is allowed to see a 15 film at the cinema or buy/rent a 15 rated video. 15 rated works are not suitable for children under 15 years of age.
18 : Suitable only for adults.
18A : 18 Accompaniment - Persons under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
A : Adult - Only for adults. Sole purpose of the film is the portrayal of sexually explicit activity and/or explicit violence.
G : General Audiences. All ages admitted.
M : Mature audiences, parental discretion advised. M rating renamed to GP then revised to PG.
NR or UR - Not Rated or Unrated : Film has not been submitted for rating or is an uncut version of a film that was submittted.
NC-17 : No one 17 and under admitted.
PG : Parental Guidance Suggested. Suitable for general viewing, aged 8 and over.
PG-13 : Parents strongly cautioned for children under age 13.
R : Restricted - Admittance restricted to people 18 years of age or older. Children under 17 are not allowed to attend R-rated motion pictures unaccompanied by a parent or adult guardian.
R18 : Adult works for licensed premises only.
U : Universal viewing. Suitable for all, aged 4 and over.
U/A : Parental guidance required for children to see the movie.
UR : Unrated. Film has not been submitted for rating or is an uncut version of a film that was submittted.
X : Adults only, persons under 18 will not be admitted.

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EVENTS LISTING:

SEPTEMBER 2017

● Friday, September 8: Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle Blues and BBQ Festival 6:00 - 11:00 pm [approx.] ~FREE Admission~
● Saturday, September 9: Writers' Free Workshop and Discussion: Building Characters at Mississauga Central Library 9:00 - 9:45 am ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 9: Poets and Writers Gathering to Share Ideas at Mississauga Central Library 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 9: Lifestyle Options Expo for Boomers and Seniors presented by Making Our Seniors Matter at Chinguacousy Curling Club, Brampton 9:30 am - 4:30 pm ~FREE~ SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED!
● Saturday, September 9: MPP Dipika Damerla's 6th Annual FREE Fall BBQ at Mississauga Valley Park 11:00 - 2:00 pm ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 9: Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle Blues and BBQ Festival 12:00 - 11:00 pm [approx.] ~FREE Admission~
● Saturday, September 9: Recfest at Canlan Sportsplex Mississauga presented by Smile Canada and Special Olympics Ontario 2:00 - 5:00 pm ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 9: Viet Summer Fest at Mississauga Celebration Square 3:00 - 8:00 pm ~FREE~
● Sunday, September 10: Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle Blues and BBQ Festival 12:00 - 7:00 pm [approx.] ~FREE Admission~
● Monday, September 11: CARP Mississauga Monthly Community Meeting at Port Credit Royal Canadian Legion 6:45 - 9:00 pm ~FREE~
● Wednesday, September 13: Fall Clothing Sale at Square One Older Adult Centre 9:30 - 11:30 am
● Wednesday, September 13: Zoomer TV Studio Audience at ZoomerHall in The ZoomerPlex, Toronto's Liberty Village Two Showtimes: 11:00 am and 2:00 pm ~FREE~
● Wednesday, September 13: So Long Sweet Summer Social with Steve Angel at The Erinview 2:30 pm ~FREE~
● Thursday, September 14: Become a Savvy Senior with Peel Police at The Erinview 2:00 pm ~FREE~
● Thursday, September 14: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra's Annual Giant Used Book Sale at Sheridan Centre Mall Lower Level 5:00 - 9:00 pm
● Thursday, September 14: CARP Etobicoke Travel Show at Markland Woods Golf Club 6:30 pm ~FREE~
● Thursday, September 14: Author Visit - "The Chosen Maiden" by Eva Stachniak at Lorne Park Library 7:00 - 8:30 pm ~FREE~
● Friday, September 15: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra's Annual Giant Used Book Sale at Sheridan Centre Mall Lower Level 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
● Friday, September 15: FREE Group Education Session About Diabetes at East Mississauga Community Health Centre (EMCHC) 1:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 16: An Introduction to LinkedIn at Mississauga Central Library 10:00 - 11:00 am ~FREE~
● Saturdays, September 16, 23, 30: Seniors and Mental Health: Train the Trainers at MIAG 10:00 am - 2:30 pm ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 16: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra's Annual Giant Used Book Sale at Sheridan Centre Mall Lower Level 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
● Saturday, September 16: Mayor Bonnie Crombie Thanksgiving Food Bank Campaign Launch at Streetsville Square 1:00 - 4:00 pm
● Sunday, September 17: Art in the Park 2017 - Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM) at Riverwood Park 10:00 am - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Sunday, September 17: Mississauga Symphony Orchestra's Annual Giant Used Book Sale at Sheridan Centre Mall Lower Level 11:00 am - 3:00 pm (all items 1/2 price)
● Monday, September 18: George Sanford presents "The History of Jazz and Blues" at Walden Circle 3:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Tuesday, September 19: Fran Townend performs Song Melodies from "The Sound of Music" at Walden Circle 3:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Tuesday, September 19: Pierre's Dine and Learn: How Should You Advise Your Children on Their Marriage? at Bliss Chinese Cuisine 6:30 - 9:00 pm (Sharp) ~FREE~
● Tuesday, September 19: The Magic of Enzymes Which Devour Pesticides by Professor Scott Prosser (UTM) at Mississauga Central Library 7:00 - 8:30 pm ~FREE~
● Thursday, September 21: Zap! A History of Hydro Electricity in Mississauga by Heritage Mississauga at VIVA Mississauga 3:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Friday, September 22: Fashion Show at Evergreen Retirement Community 2:00 - 3:30 pm ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 23: Doors Open Mississauga at Sampradaya Dance Centre 10:00 am - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 23: Cooksville Community Street Party - Part of 15th Annual Doors Open Mississauga 11:00 am - 3:00 pm ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 23: Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM) Open House 11:00 am - 3:00 pm ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 23: fête - 50 Years of Sheridan's Craft and Design Program - Opening Reception held at Living Arts Centre 1:00 - 3:00 pm ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 23: Taste the Tradition Open House at King Gardens 1:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 23: Taste the Tradition Open House at The Beechwood 1:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 23: Taste the Tradition Open House at Bough Beeches Place 1:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 23: Taste the Tradition Open House at Constitution Place 1:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 23: Earth Market at Mississauga Celebration Square 1:00 - 9:00 pm ~FREE Admission~
● Saturday, September 23: Radon: Is It in Your Home? Presented by Mary Chimienti, RRT, CRE, CTE at Mississauga Central Library 2:00 - 3:30 pm ~FREE~
● Sunday, September 24: Focal Point: An Intimate Affair by Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC) Ontario at Fotografia Boutique 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
● Sunday, September 24: Annual Autumn Fest Open House at The Erinview 1:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Sunday, September 24: Taste the Tradition Open House at King Gardens 1:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Sunday, September 24: Taste the Tradition Open House at The Beechwood 1:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Sunday, September 24: Taste the Tradition Open House at Bough Beeches Place 1:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Sunday, September 24: Taste the Tradition Open House at Constitution Place 1:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Sunday, September 24: ORCA Open House at VIVA Mississauga 1:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Sunday, September 24: Chartwell Heritage Glen Open House: A Taste of Chartwell 1:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Sunday, September 24: Chartwell Regency Open House: A Taste of Chartwell 1:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Sunday, September 24: Chartwell Robert Speck Open House: A Taste of Chartwell 1:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Monday, September 25: Lianne Harris Presents "Odd, Eccentric People" at VIVA Mississauga 3:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Tuesday, September 26: FREE Zumba Gold Fun Exercise with Angela Lipscombe at East Mississauga Community Health Centre (EMCHC) 3:00 - 3:45 pm ~FREE~
● Tuesday, September 26: Peel Regional Police Crime Prevention Academy (General) Session 1 7:00 - 9:30 pm ~FREE~
● Wednesday, September 27: Retiring Without Debt at Mississauga Central Library 7:00 - 8:30 pm ~FREE~
● Thursday, September 28: Come Fly with Us! 17th Broadway Style Show at Square One Older Adult Centre 2:00 pm
● Thursday, September 28: Speaker Series: Arthritis at King Gardens 2:30 - 3:30 pm ~FREE~
● Friday, September 29: Come Fly with Us! 17th Broadway Style Show at Square One Older Adult Centre 2:00 pm
● Friday, September 29: Fotografia Boutique Open House for Business Clientele 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 30: Culture Days Mississauga: Lakeview Water Treatment Plant Tour 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (30-min walking tours at 15-min intervals) ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 30: Culture Days Toronto: Spirit of Africa at Evelyn Gregory Library 10:30 am - 12:30 pm ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 30: Business Owner's Manual to Wealth Management and Preservation at Erin Meadows Library 11:30 am - 1:00 pm ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 30: 2017 Community Crime Awareness Day at Mississauga Celebration Square 12:00 noon - 9:00 pm ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 30: Fotografia Boutique Open House for All Clients 1:00 - 5:00 pm ~FREE~
● Saturday, September 30: Come Fly with Us! 17th Broadway Style Show at Square One Older Adult Centre 7:00 pm

OCTOBER 2017

● Monday, October 2: International Day of Older Persons - Meet the Groups for Seniors at Meadowvale Community Centre 11:00 am - 3:00 pm ~FREE~
● Tuesday, October 3: FREE Zumba Gold Fun Exercise with Angela Lipscombe at East Mississauga Community Health Centre (EMCHC) 3:00 - 3:45 pm ~FREE~
● Tuesday, October 3: Peel Regional Police Crime Prevention Academy (General) Session 2 7:00 - 9:30 pm ~FREE~
● Thursday, October 5: Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie's Luncheon at Blue Lagoon Seafood Master 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm
● Tuesday, October 10: Oktoberfest 2017 at Concordia Club, Kitchener ON Depart from St.Thomas Becket Church 10:00 am, Return: 4:00 pm approx
● Tuesday, October 10: FREE Zumba Gold Fun Exercise with Angela Lipscombe at East Mississauga Community Health Centre (EMCHC) 3:00 - 3:45 pm ~FREE~
● Tuesday, October 17: FREE Zumba Gold Fun Exercise with Angela Lipscombe at East Mississauga Community Health Centre (EMCHC) 3:00 - 3:45 pm ~FREE~
● Tuesday, October 17: Peel Regional Police Crime Prevention Academy (General) Session 3 7:00 - 9:30 pm ~FREE~
● Wednesday, October 18: CARP Mississauga Zoomer Fair at Sheridan Centre 10:00 am - 2:00 pm ~FREE~
● Monday, October 23: An Introduction to LinkedIn at Mississauga Central Library 10:00 - 11:00 am ~FREE~
● Tuesday, October 24: FREE Zumba Gold Fun Exercise with Angela Lipscombe at East Mississauga Community Health Centre (EMCHC) 3:00 - 3:45 pm ~FREE~
● Tuesday, October 24: Peel Regional Police Crime Prevention Academy (General) Session 4 7:00 - 9:30 pm ~FREE~
● Wednesday, October 25: Speaker Series: Macular Degeneration with Dr. Singh at King Gardens 2:30 - 3:30 pm ~FREE~
● Tuesday, October 31: FREE Zumba Gold Fun Exercise with Angela Lipscombe at East Mississauga Community Health Centre (EMCHC) 3:00 - 3:45 pm ~FREE~

NOVEMBER 2017

● Tuesday, November 7: FREE Zumba Gold Fun Exercise with Angela Lipscombe at East Mississauga Community Health Centre (EMCHC) 3:00 - 3:45 pm ~FREE~
● Tuesday, November 14: FREE Zumba Gold Fun Exercise with Angela Lipscombe at East Mississauga Community Health Centre (EMCHC) 3:00 - 3:45 pm ~FREE~
● Sunday, November 19: Irving Berlin's Romantic Comedy "White Christmas" at Meadowvale Theatre with Brunch at Bistro Narra Brunch: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm. Live Performance: 2:00 - 4:30 pm
● Tuesday, November 21: FREE Zumba Gold Fun Exercise with Angela Lipscombe at East Mississauga Community Health Centre (EMCHC) 3:00 - 3:45 pm ~FREE~
● Tuesday, November 28: FREE Zumba Gold Fun Exercise with Angela Lipscombe at East Mississauga Community Health Centre (EMCHC) 3:00 - 3:45 pm ~FREE~

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Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle
Blues & BBQ Festival

Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle Blues & BBQ Festival logo Google image from http://www.michaelschatte.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/southside-shuffle.jpg

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 6:00 - 11:00 pm (approx.)
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 12:00 noon - 11:00 pm (approx.)
Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 12:00 noon - 7:00 pm (approx.)

FREE ADMISSION

Celebrating Canada and Ontario's 150 anniversary with an all Canadian line-up. Join us in celebrating Canada & Ontario's 150th anniversary!

With an abundance of events in Memorial Park and live entertainment in the restaurants, pubs, coffee houses, clubs and outdoor cafes of Port Credit, there is something for everyone at the Shuffle.

The festival attracts over 70,000 people to the village of Port Credit over the course of the weekend to enjoy the music, food and entertainment in a safe and festive atmosphere.

Check out www.southsideshuffle.com for a complete list of performers.

Four stages featuring the best of Canadian Blues. Headliners include:
● The Stampeders
● Black & The Rodeo Kings
● The Legendary Downchild Blues Band
● Ben Racine Band
● Big Rude Jack
● Kenny Blues Boss Wayne
● Ladies Sing The Blues featuring Dawn Tyler Watson, Suzie Vennick, Suzie McNeil, Ginger St. James, Jennie Thai.

Free Rabba Fine Foods Street Shuffle with over 25 bands Saturday afternoon from 2 to 6 pm.

Two free stages in the Ontario Free Zone (south stages near Lakeshore Rd).

Food vendors, Artisan Market, Beer and Wine gardens.

For more details: See http://www.southsideshuffle.ca/index.html

RABBA FINE FOODS STREET SHUFFLE - FREE!
Saturday, September 9, 2017

● From 2:00 to 6:00 pm
● Opening Ceremonies at 1:45 pm
● Featuring the Top Hat Marching Band and The Stilt Guys
● Location: Lakeshore Rd at Hurontario Street, Port Credit

MEMORIAL PARK FULL SCHEDULE
Sab Memorial Stage #4 presented by Heath and Sherwood
Friday, September 8, 2017

● 6:00 pm - Michael Schatte
● 8:00 pm - Steve Strongman
● 10:00 pm - The Stampeders

Saturday, September 9, 2017
● 12:00 pm - Brant Parker Blues Band
● 2:00 pm - Big Rude Jake
● 4:00 pm - Kenny Blues Boss Wayne
● 6:00 pm - Steve Hill
● 8:00 pm - Mad Dogs and Englishmen - The Music of Joe Cocker and Leon Russell
● 10:00 pm - Blackie and the Rodeo Kings

Sunday, September 10, 2017
● 12:00 pm - Shrimp Daddy and the Sharpshooters
● 2:00 pm - Ben Racine Band
● 4:00 pm - Jack de Keyzer
● 6:00 pm - The Legendary Downchild Blues Band

The event organizer is providing tickets for this event via an external ticket provider. Go to http://www.southsideshuffle.com/ to obtain tickets.

For more information, contact: Kristine Kane
Email: info@southsideshuffle.com
Website: www.southsideshuffle.com
Organization Website: southsideshuffle.ca

Location: Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle Blues and BBQ Festival
Port Credit Memorial Park
20 Lakeshore Road East, Mississauga ON L5G 1C8 Canada
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Writers' Workshop and Discussion
Building Characters

Writers' Workshop Google image from http://www.uustpete.org/sites/default/files/post/images/writers-workshop-returns-1862.jpg

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 9:00 - 9:45 am

Building characters: Discover the different types of characters you can include in your writing and tips on how to make them jump off the page. In partnership with the Mississauga Writers Group.

Admission is FREE. Registration is not required.

For more information, please contact Elizabeth Banfalvi at 905-286-1442
Email: info@mississaugawritersgroup.com
Website: www.mississaugawritersgroup.com

Location: First Floor Program Room Mississauga Central Library
301 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga ON L5B 3Y3 Canada
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Making Our Seniors Matter
presents

Lifestyle Options Expo
for Boomers and Seniors

Image from MOSM Lifestyle Options Expo Poster September 2017

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED!

FREE Admission.

Each person is unique. Discover the best home options for you.

● Health and Wellness
● Aging in Place
● Home Care and Safety
● Community Lifestyles
● Financing
● Home Customization

● Helpful Exhibits
● Expert Speakers
● Prizes
● Refreshments

Making Our Seniors Matter is a not-for-profit organization founded by Glenn and Elizabeth Cunningham.

For more information, contact Info@makingourseniorsmatter.com or call 647-982-4052.

Location: Chinguacousy Curling Club
9050 Bramalea Rd, Brampton, ON L6S 6G7 Canada
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Mississauga Writers Group
Monthly Meeting

Poets and Writers Gathering to Share Ideas

Mississsauga Writers Group Google image from https://cdn-az.allevents.in/banners/33326b86856db533789237a29dbd8cf9

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Poets and Writers: Join the Mississauga Writers Group at the monthly meeting. Share your enthusiasm and works, and be part of our next anthology.

Admission is FREE. Registration is not required.

For more information, contact: info@mississaugawritersgroup.com, or visit Website: www.mississaugawritersgroup.com.

Location: Program Room 1st Floor, Mississauga Central Library
301 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga ON L5B 3Y3 Canada
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MPP Dipika Damerla's

6th Annual FREE Community BBQ

MPP Dipika Damerla BBQ 2016 image from promotional flyer
Dipika Damerla
Member of Provincial Parliament
Mississauga East Cooskville

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join MPP Dipika Damerla at the annual FREE Community BBQ! Come meet the MPP and mingle with your neighbours.

The 6th Annual Fall BBQ is being held at the Mississauga Valley Park by the shelters, located at 1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd. starting at 11:00 am and will go until 2:00 pm. It will be a fun-filled afternoon for the whole family. There will be free burgers (halal chicken, veggie and chicken sausage) and plenty of other treats for everyone, plus entertainment for all.

RSVP (Optional). Call: 905-238-1751 or Email: ddamerla.mpp.co@liberal.ola.org
Website: http://dipikadamerla.onmpp.ca/

Location: Mississauga Valley Park
1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd. Mississauga, ON L5A 3R8 Canada
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Recfest

at Canlan Sportsplex Mississauga

Canlan Sportsplext Mississauga - Artist rendition CNW Group/Canlan Ice Sports Corp. Canlan Signs 11-year Lease to Create New 55,000 Sq. Ft. Multi - Sports Complex in Mississauga, Ontario-Monday, June 25, 2012 Google image from https://advisor1.dynamic.ca/servlet/WireFeedRedirect?cf=GlobeInvestor/dynamic/config&vg=BigAdVariableGenerator&date=20120625&archive=cnw&slug=C3852

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 2:00 - 5:00 pm

Smile Canada and the Special Olympics Ontario present Recfest, which aims to create awareness and promote diversity through a day of sports, games and music.

RECFEST is a completely FREE indoor community event SMILE Canada and Special Olympics put on annually to promote inclusion and integration of people with all abilities!

KiSS 92.5 will be live on location! Some of the Sports, Games & Activities include:
● Throw a football with the Toronto Argonauts Football Club!
● Interact with the Microsoft station!
● Hockey Shootout & Target Practice!
● Indoor Miniputt!
● Meet Peel Police Officers & Firefighters!
● Baseball Accuracy!
● Giant Connect-4 & Chess!
● Carnival Style Games!
● Earn raffle tickets simply for participating and have a chance to win some amazing prizes!!
● There will be over 25 different activity stations to enjoy for everyone!!

SMILE RECFEST - Brings the Community Together. YouTube video, 2:13 min. 2016 Highlight Video. Published on Aug 29, 2017 by SMILE CANADA.

Welcome to Canlan Sportsplex Mississauga, the leading indoor sports complex in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Canlan's newest 55,000 sq. ft. indoor sports complex features 2 fully boarded indoor artificial turf soccer fields, a ball hockey rink, 3 official sized sport-floor volleyball courts with a 4th on the boarded surface, change rooms, private event/party rooms, and a fully-licensed snack bar on the upper level which provides viewing to all sport surfaces. Outdoor beach volleyball courts will be coming soon.

Canlan Sportsplex offers leagues, programs, camps for youth and adults including indoor soccer, volleyball, ball hockey, futsal, kids camps, kids fitness, tournaments and more.

Location: Canlan Sportsplex Mississauga
3360 Wolfedale Road, Mississauga ON L5C 1W4 Canada
(Central Parkway and Wolfedale)
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Phone: 905-366-1057

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Mississauga Celebration Square

Viet Summer Fest

Vietnam Festival Google image from http://www.vysajp.org/news/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/VF2017-500x297.png

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 3:00 - 8:00 pm

Viet Summer Fest is an annual Vietnam Festival. Each year thousands of people from Mississauga and the Greater Toronto Area and beyond will gather to participate in this festival which is an ongoing tradition of fun, culture and entertainment for all.

The Viet Summer Fest is a showcase of Vietnamese culture through Vietnamese folk music, dance, live performances, art and crafts. Viet Summer Fest preserves and promotes Vietnamese cultural and highlights the ethnic and cultural diversity in the city of Mississauga.

Stop by for entertainment, food, and fun for the entire family.

Event Contact: Julie Luong at 416-837-0858
Email: phuongluong168@hotmail.com

Vendor Contact: Susie Thuy Pham at 647-267-4296
Email: susiethuy@gmail.com

LOCATION: Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga ON L5B 3Y3 Canada
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CARP logo image from http://www.carp.ca/

CARP Mississauga
Chapter 35
Monthly Community Meeting

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 6:45 - 9:00 pm

FREE. Everyone welcome! All ages, members, non-members.

Doors open at 6:30 pm. Collect a draw ticket from Exhibitors to win a PRIZE.

AGENDA:

● 6:30 pm ~ Doors open. Visit Exhibitors.
● 7:00 pm ~ "Make Canada Affordable Again" - Keith Pitts, 2sidesof49.
● 8:00 pm ~ "Is a Reverse Mortgage for You?" - Darlene Dawes, Mortgage One Solutions.
● 50-50 draw for cash, proceeds to charity.
● Door prizes - See Exhibitors for draw tickets.

For further info, contact:
Phone: 416-997-0919
Email: CARPMississauga@gmail.com
Website: CARP Mississauga Chapter

Location: Col. Alex Thomson, Port Credit Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #82
35 Front St. N. Mississauga ON L5H 2E1 Canada
(North off Lakeshore Rd., West side of the Credit River, Directly across from Memorial Park)
Note: Upstairs hall, enter from the street or through the back door lounge.
Elevator in lounge.
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Square One Older Adult Centre

Fall Clothing Sale

Fall Swap Google image from http://www.swapdontshop.com/images/girls.jpg

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 9:30 - 11:30 am

It's time to refresh your wardrobe with some new-to-you clothes and accessories. Most items are $1.00!!! Check out our $2 & $5 racks for up-scale and vintage items, then pick up great matching shoes, bags, hats and more!

Donations accepted until September 11, 2017.

Location: Square One Older Adult Centre
100 City Centre Drive, Mississauga ON L5B 2C9 Canada
Phone: 905-615-3207

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ZoomerMedia Limited

Live TV Studio Audience

at ZoomerHall

Zoomer Live Audience hosted by Marissa Semkiw image from https://www.eventbrite.ca/

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Two Showtimes: 11:00 am & 2:00 pm

Have you always wanted to get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a television show? Now, you're invited by ZoomerMedia Limited to be a part of a live TV studio audience!

On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, ZoomerMedia is shooting two shows and you are invited to join the studio audience for theZoomer: Television for Boomers with Zip!
Host: Marissa Semkiw
11:00 am: "Pension Protection"
2:00 pm: "Pharmacare"

Audience members are asked to arrive a half hour earlier at 10:30 am for "Pension Protection" and at 1:30 pm for "Pharmacare".

All attendees are offered:
● A FREE MZTV Museum tour in between the two tapings. (MZ = Moses Znaimer, the Zoomer Executive Producer)
● FREE refreshments after taping.
● So stay for BOTH shows!
● FREE Parking

Whatever the topic, theZoomer's special guests present an exciting, informative, and compelling range of perspectives on current affairs and headline issues. Each episode is shot at ZoomerHall in The ZoomerPlex, a state-of-the-art multi-media facility located at 70 Jefferson Avenue in Toronto's Liberty Village.

Refreshments/snacks will be served and there is FREE parking in the lot; simply drive up to the gate, press the button and let reception know you've arrived. The location is also very TTC accessible.

So, grab a colleague, bring a friend, rally your group, book your FREE tickets and PLEASE leave a phone number to be notified in case of any changes.

Visit thezoomertv.com for more info.

Location: ZoomerHall Studio in The ZoomerPlex, Toronto's Liberty Village
70 Jefferson Avenue, Toronto ON M6K 1Y4 Canada
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The Erinview by Sifton

So Long Sweet Summer Social
with Steve Angel

So Long Sweet Summer Social image from Erinview email 5 Sep 2017
Steve Angel Google image from http://www.steveangelentertainment.com/
Steve Angel

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 2:30 pm

With Summer on its way out and Fall upon us, Musician Steve Angel is returning to The Erinview to help us give a final salute to the warm summer days! The Erinview will be serving some fresh summer treats to celebrate before we say goodbye to our favorite season and hello to sweater weather!

Reserve a seat. Space is limited! Call 905-823-6700 to RSVP.
Website: erinview.sifton.com

Location: The Erinview by Sifton
2132 Dundas St. West, Mississauga ON L5K 2K7 Canada
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The Erinview by Sifton

Become a Savvy Senior
with Peel Police

Savvy Seniors image from Erinview email 5 Sep 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Did you know that 10% of Canadian seniors are victims of consumer fraud each year? Protect yourself by knowing what to watch for, and knowing when to ask for help. Join The Erinview as the Peel Police keeps the conversation going on senior scams and fraud.

Reserve a seat. Space is limited! Call 905-823-6700 to RSVP.
Website: erinview.sifton.com

Location: The Erinview by Sifton
2132 Dundas St. West, Mississauga ON L5K 2K7 Canada
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Mississauga Symphony Orchestra

Annual Giant Used Book Sale

Sheridan Centre Mall, Lower Level

Mississauga Symphony Orchestra MSO Logo Google image from http://www.mississaugasymphony.ca/wp/wp-content/uploads/mso-logo-300x199.png
Book Sale Google image from http://www.sheridancentre.ca/events/sheridancentre-annual-giant-used-book-sale--2
Annual Giant Used Book Sale Google image from http://www.mississaugasymphony.ca/annual-giant-used-book-sale/

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 5:00 - 9:00 pm
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm (all items 1/2 price)

The Mississauga Symphony Orchestra (MSO) Annual Giant Used Book Sale is a vital fundraiser for the orchestra. Second only to the amount of funding provided by grants from civic and arts council organizations, the MSO's annual Giant Used Book Sale generates revenue that is used to present and support each concert season, including the opportunity to perform within the Living Art Centre's Hammerson Hall, a world-class performing arts facility.

The MSO Annual Giant Used Book Sale will feature 60,000 items: Books in many categories (fiction and non-fiction), DVDs, CDs, vinyl records, games, puzzles and sheet music.

Please note that this is a CASH ONLY sale.

Donations:
Donations are accepted from August 22 to October 18, 2017 in the Used Book Sale sorting centre, which is located on the lower level of the Sheridan Centre Mall (2225 Erin Mills Parkway, Mississauga).

The sorting centre is open for drop offs on Tuesdays from 1 to 4 pm and Thursdays from 9 am to 12 pm.

Additional Information:
● Packing: Bankers boxes and LCBO boxes are preferred sizes for all donations of books, CDs, vinyl, etc.
● Directions: From Erin Mills Parkway, turn onto Fowler Drive (South side of Sheridan Centre). At the second 4-way stop, turn left into the parking lot.
Enter the mall through the double doors and walk straight ahead.
● Pick-up: To arrange for pick-up, please call the Book Sale Hotline at: 647-866-7253, or email: usedbooksale@mississaugasymphony.ca

Website: www.mississaugasymphony.ca

Location: Sheridan Centre Mall
2225 Erin Mills Parkway, Mississauga, Ontario L5K 1T9 Canada
Just north of the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW)
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CARP Etobicoke Travel Show

Presentations by Silversea Cruise Lines
Uniworld River Cruises
CIE Tours, and Insight Vacations

Travel the World Google image from https://fr-fr.facebook.com/AppiOlamide/

Thursday, September 14, 2016 - 6:30 pm

Travel Show organized by Cruise Holidays | Luxury Travel Boutique
● Door Prizes!
● Refreshments!
● Show Specials!

Please RSVP to Lola Stoker at 905-602-6566.

For complete details, call 905-602-6566 / 1-855-602-6566
Email: Lola Stoker at LStoker@CruiseHolidays.com
Website: http://luxurytravelboutique.cruiseholidays.com

Cruise Holidays | Luxury Travel Boutique is a Mississauga, Kingsway Etobicoke, Oakville, Brampton, Milton, Orangeville, Guelph, Toronto cruise travel agency.
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Location: Markland Wood Golf Club
245 Markland Drive, Toronto ON M9C 1R1 Canada
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Lorne Park Library

Author Visit:
The Chosen Maiden
by Eva Stachniak

The Chosen Maiden by Eva Stachniak

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 7:00 - 8:30 pm

All are invited to listen to Eva Stachniak, as she discusses her latest book, The Chosen Maiden, the passionate, sweeping story of Bronia, an extraordinary ballerina forever in the shadow of the legendary Nijinsky - Russia's greatest dancer and her older brother.

Admission is FREE.

For more information, please call Lorne Park Library at 905-615-4845.

Location: Lorne Park Library - City of Mississauga Public Library Branch
1474 Truscott Drive, Mississauga ON L5J 1Z2 Canada
(South of the Queen Elizabeth Way [QEW] and East of Southdown Road)
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West Toronto Diabetes Education Program

FREE Group Education Session About Diabetes

Diabetes Management Google image from https://www.cinnalife.com/diabetes-management

Friday, September 15, 2017 - 1:00 - 4:00 pm

West Toronto Diabetes Education Program (WTDEP) presents a FREE Group Education Session About Diabetes. Come and join us.

Refreshments and Transit Tickets provided.

● What Is Diabetes?
● Eating Healthy.
● Exercise Strategies.

This group session is conducted by a Registered Nurse and Dietitian.

Please call: 416-252-1928 to confirm your attendance or to book an appointment.

Location: East Mississauga Community Health Centre (EMCHC) - A Branch of Lamp
2555 Dixie Road, Unit 7, Mississauga ON L4Y 4C4 Canada
(at Dundas Street)
EMCHC Phone: 905-602-4082
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Mississauga Central Library

An Introduction to LinkedIn

LinkedIn Google image from http://linkedinforbusiness.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/linkedin-for-business-logo-300x84.jpg

Saturday, September 16, 2017, 10:00 - 11:00 am

Join the Mississauga Central Library for this introductory seminar on how to use LinkedIn. Learn how to create an effective profile, network with colleagues, and use LinkedIn to advance your career.

Admission is FREE. Registration is required.

For more information and to register, please call Sciences & Business Department 905-615-3500 ext. 3589.

Location: Green Space West, 2nd Floor, Mississauga Central Library
301 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga ON L5B 3Y3 Canada
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MIAG: Train the Trainers
Seniors and Mental Health

Ethno-Cultural Communities Well-Being Project

MIAG Logo Google image from http://www.bydewey.com/sqspecialjul14.html
Mental Health Google image from http://tnds.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/mental-health.jpg

Saturdays, September 16, 23, 30, 2017 - 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

The purpose of this project is to train individuals to raise awareness of mental health and well-being in their communities.

The project offers 5 different courses that address mental health in the following groups:
● Mental Health First Aid for Adults who interact with Youth
● Mental Health First Aid (Basic)
Seniors and Mental Health
● Women Abuse and Mental Health
● Children and Mental Health

Each course consists of 12-14 hours of training.

Trainers are required to deliver a presentation about their specific course to their communities.

Trainees will receive certificates upon completion of the training and community presentation.

Interested candidates should register online at www.miag.ca

For more information, please contact: Linda Le Pera, Project Coordinator: linda@miag.ca or call 905-270-1829.

MIAG Centre for Diverse Women & Families: info@miag.ca.
MIAG = Multicultural Inter-Agency Group of Peel (Ontario, Canada)

Location: Suite M4, MIAG Centre for Diverse Women & Families
3034 Palstan Road, Mississauga ON L4Y 2Z6 Canada
(Off Dundas St. E., between Tomken and Dixie)
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Join Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie,
The Mississauga Food Bank (TMFB),
and Rabba Fine Foods

2017 Annual Thanksgiving Campaign
at Streetsville Square

Food Bank 2017 email from Mayor Bonnie Crombie Sep 2017

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 1:00 - 4:00 pm

You and your family are cordially invited to join Mayor Bonnie Crombie, The Mississauga Food Bank (TMFB), and sponsor Rabba Fine Foods to launch the 2017 Annual Thanksgiving Campaign at Streetsville Square.

Just $2.00 provides 5 meals! Your help is needed to raise $125,000 and 225,000 pounds of food by October 13, 2017.

This FREE family event will feature live entertainment, community booths and activities. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with your community and learn more about how you can help your hungry neighbours this Thanksgiving Season.

Mayor Bonnie Crombie, Chris Hatch (TMFB Executive Director), and others will make a brief presentation at 2:00 pm.

"Over 111,000 neighbours in Mississauga live in poverty. That's 14.5% of the Mississauga population who desperately need our help to put food on their table this Thanksgiving and beyond," explained Chris Hatch, Executive Director of The Mississauga Food Bank.

You can bring your food or fund donations to your local fire stations, grocery store or The Mississauga Food Bank. The Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services Headquarters is located at 15 Fairview Road West, Mississauga ON L5B 1K7 Canada. View Map.

For more information, please email info@themississaugafoodbank.org or call 905-270-5589.
Website: https://www.themississaugafoodbank.org/thanksgiving/

Location: Streetsville Village Square
9 Main St, Mississauga ON L5M 1X4 Canada
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Visual Arts Mississauga Art Centre
Riverwood Park:

Art in the Park 2017

Art in the Park image from poster received by email 3Sep15

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

You are cordially invited to the 26th Annual Art in the Park hosted by Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM) in beautiful Riverwood Park, on the bank of the Credit River, Mississauga.

This year's Art in the Park will feature over 40 artist vendors, the Meridian community art activity, live entertainment, the TD Youth Art Installation and food in the beauty of Riverwood. Artists and artisans will show and sell their original works including paintings, jewelry, textiles, ceramics, clothing and more!

VAM invites artists and artisans to participate in this unique art fair and take this opportunity to exhibit and sell their work in the splendour of Riverwood and VAM's Art Centre. Guests will also enjoy live music throughout the day, food vendors, and an art activity open to the public. TD Bank is proudly sponsoring VAM's Youth Art Installation created by artist Katarina Tkaczyszyn.

NEW ACTIVITY! VAM is pleased to offer a free Art-Making Activity sponsored by Meridian Credit Union at this year's event. Participants of all ages are asked to bring recycled or new t-shirts and try their hand at printmaking. This activity will be guided by VAM's professional Artist Instructors.

Art in the Park is always free to the public. There's free parking on site in Riverwood Park, located at the intersection of Burnhamthorpe Rd W and The Credit Woodlands. Please note - the parking lot fills up fast so additional parking is available in the Erindale GO Station on Rathburn Rd W at Creditview Rd.

VAM is accessible by public transit. MiWay bus #26 Burnhamthorpe will drop passengers off at the base of Riverwood Park. Follow the path up the hill and through the majestic MacEwan Terrace Gardens.

Bring your friends and family and spend the day in the City of Mississauga's breathtaking Riverwood Park!

VAM at Riverwood gratefully acknowledges funding and support from the City of Mississauga Culture Division, The Community Foundation of Mississauga, Curry's Artists' Materials, DeSerres, Whole Foods and Real Canadian Superstores.

For more information contact Eldiana at exhibits@visualartsmississauga.com, or call 905-277-4313, or email info@visualartsmississauga.com.

Location: Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM)
4170 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga ON L5C 2S7 Canada
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Website: visualartsmississauga.com
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Walden Circle Retirement Community

The History of Jazz and Blues

Mellophonium Google image from https://i.pinimg.com/originals/f6/27/6f/f6276f72e9169b14450d451eb445e33b.jpg
Mellophonium

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Guest speaker George Sanford presents "The History of Jazz and Blues".

Please RSVP to Debbie or Margaret by calling 905-403-8660.

Location: Walden Circle Retirement Community by Signature
1907 Lakeshore Road West, Mississauga, ON L5J 1J6 Canada
(Just east of Southdown Road)
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Walden Circle Retirement Community

Song Melodies from The Sound of Music

Von Trapp Family in The Sound of Music Google image from http://cdn.images.express.co.uk/img/dynamic/79/590x/vontrapp-367524.jpg
Von Trapp Family in The Sound of Music

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Fran Townend performs Song Melodies from "The Sound of Music".

Please RSVP to Debbie or Margaret by calling 905-403-8660.

Location: Walden Circle Retirement Community by Signature
1907 Lakeshore Road West, Mississauga, ON L5J 1J6 Canada
(Just east of Southdown Road)
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Pierre's Dine and Learn

How Should You Advise
Your Children on Their Marriage?

Dine and Learn Google image adapted from http://parentstoolshop.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/DineLearn-Spgfld.jpg

Marriage Google image from 
http://www.inspiringwomen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/url6.jpg

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 6:30 - 9:00 pm (Sharp)

Attend Pierre's FREE Financial Workshop to learn:
● What is a marriage contract?
● What are the differences between marriage and common law?
● What are property rights?
● Is tax treatment the same in a marriage as in a cohabitation?
● When is income splitting viable?
● What are the differences between divorce and separation?
● What are the financial impacts on the family in a divorce?
● Who is responsible for spousal support and child support?
● What are some of the basic insurance protections that are needed for a family?

Pierre offers a comfortable, no commitment, no obligation way to learn and to profit!

Complimentary dinner, free admission, no cost or obligations. Bring a friend or two.

Agenda:
● Workshop
● Complimentary Dinner
● Q & A
● Prize Draw

Space is limited. Reserve your seats now by contacting: Claire Li (Associate Consultant) at 905-542-1140 ext. 237, Email: claire.li@investorsgroup.com

For more information, contact Pierre Wong, BA, CLU, CEA, Consultant at 905-542-1140 ext. 239, or 416-200-1228.
Email: pierre.wong@investorsgroup.com
Website: www.pierrewong.com
Insights: Money Tips, Financial Strategies for Retired Canadians, Weekly Market Commentary, etc.

Location: Bliss Chinese Cuisine
6485 Mississauga Road North, Mississauga ON L5N 1A6 Canada
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Mississauga Central Library
UTM Lecture Me! Series

The Magic of Enzymes
Which Devour Pesticides

Carbonic anhydrase Google image from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Carbonic_anhydrase_1CA2.png
Professor Scott Prosser Google image from https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/utm50/50-faces
R. Scott Prosser, Ph.D.
2017 Royal Society of Chemistry
Jeremy Knowles Award Winner
Photo credits: Keith Nablo, UTM News, May 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

As part of the UTM Lecture Me! Series, Professor Scott Prosser will explore the strange world of protein catalysts called enzymes. Proteins do everything in our cells from structure to transporter, receptor, or super catalyst. How do they do it?

This program is presented in partnership with University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM).

Admission is FREE. Registration is required.

For more information and to register, please call Sciences & Business Department 905-615-3500 ext. 3589.

Location: Noel Ryan Auditorium, Mississauga Central Library
301 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga ON L5B 3Y3 Canada
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Evergreen Retirement Community

Fashion Show

Entertainment by Steve Angel

Bingo Google image from http://www.shopavalonmall.com/assets/Uploads/_resampled/head-Alia-TanJay.jpg
Steve Angel Google image from http://www.steveangelentertainment.com/
Steve Angel

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 2:00 - 3:30 pm

FREE

Evergreen's Seniors hit the runway at this Fashion Show! A timeless collection by Alia n TanJay with live entertainment by Steve Angel.

Please call 905-502-8882 to RSVP as space is limited.

Location: Evergreen Retirement Community
820 Scollard Court, Mississauga ON L5V 0A1 Canada
(NW corner of Mavis and Eglinton)
Website: http://www.verveseniorliving.com
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V!VA Mississauga Retirement Community

Zap! A History of Hydro Electricity
in Mississauga

Adapted from Google images Electricity from https://ak6.picdn.net/shutterstock/videos/1772834/thumb/1.jpg?i10c=img.resize(height:160) + ZAP from http://mms.businesswire.com/bwapps/mediaserver/ViewMedia?mgid=66070&vid=5

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Zap! A History of Hydro Electricity in Mississauga presented by Heritage Mississauga.

From 1894 to the modern evolution of Hydro Missississauga to Enersource in 2000, this "electrifying"presentation shows the humble beginnings of power to one of Canada's largest cities.

Please call 905-566-4500 or email mississauga@vivalife.ca to RSVP.

Location: VIVA Mississauga Retirement Community
5575 Bonnie Street, Mississauga ON L5M 0N8 Canada
(Winston Churchill Blvd and Thomas St)

PARKING NOTE: For street parking, please check the signs
Alternative parking at Mall next door (Pharma Plus/Rexall)
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VIVA Mississauga Phone: 905-566-4500

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Doors Open Mississauga

Sampradaya Dance Centre

Doors Open Mississauga Google image from http://www.doorsopenontario.on.ca/Home.aspx?lang=en-CA
Sampradaya Image from Mississauga Arts Council email, 28 Aug 2017

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Admission is FREE. Open to the public. All are welcome.

Peek in on classes, or take a guided tour.

Join Sampradaya Dance Centre from 2:00 to 4:00 pm as members of the Mississauga Writers Group share excerpts from their latest anthology "Canada, Our Home".

Location: SAMPRADAYA Theatre
3250 Ridgeway Drive, Unit #4, Mississauga ON L5L 5Y6 Canada
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Sampradaya Phone: 905-607-8434
Email: info@sampradaya.ca
Website: sampradaya.ca

Location: King Gardens by Revera
85 King Street East, Mississauga ON L5A 4G6 Canada
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Doors Open Mississauga

Cooksville Community Street Party

Agnes and Cook Street, Mississauga Google image from http://www.doorsopenontario.on.ca/Events/Mississauga.aspx

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Admission is FREE for all visitors.

The 15th annual Doors Open Mississauga shines a spotlight on 16 locations in the Cooksville and Dundas neighbourhoods. The Cooksville Community Street Party is held at one of the 16 locations. Rich in history, Cooksville was home to Canada's first commercial winery, the centre of politics in Toronto Township and the nation's biggest brick and tile business in the 1940s. Now, it is a cosmopolitan global neighbourhood with dozens of restaurants, bars and shops representing countries from around the world.

Check out other locations at Doors Open Mississsauga.

Cooksville's having a party and you're invited! Free activities for the whole family. Cooksville's Got Talent starts at 1 pm. Share your story about Cooksville through the "Story of M" project. Watch a live painting class taught by artist Khaula Mazhar. Sponsored by TD and the Mississauga Arts Council. (Rain location: T.L. Kennedy Secondary School.)

Free Fun for All! Join us on Cook Street in Mississauga.

FEATURES:
● Music
● Storytelling
● Wellness Booths
● Henna Tattoos
● Puppet Shows
● Culinary Walk
● Face Painting
● Art Classes
● Local Talent Show
● Employment Corner
● Youth Sports
● Gardening

For more information, call: 905-615-4855 ext. 2836
Or contact: Tajan George at 905-275-2369 ext. 230
Email: cooksvilleparty@gmail.com
Facebook: Cooksville CEC
Website: http://www.doorsopenontario.on.ca/Events/Mississauga.aspx

Location: Along Cook Street, from Dundas Street West to Agnes Street, in Mississauga.

Parking:
● Cooksville Library - 3024 Hurontario St #212, Mississauga, ON L5B 4M4 - View Map

● TL Kennedy Secondary School - 3100 Hurontario St, Mississauga, ON L5B 1N7 - View Map

● Indus Community Services - 3038 Hurontario St, Mississauga, ON L5B 3B9 - View Map

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Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM)
Open House

VAM 2017 Fall Google image from http://www.visualartsmississauga.com/

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Visual Arts Mississauga at Riverwood invites you to its annual Open House!

Join the fun at this thriving centre as you discover professional art studios, meet artist instructors and mingle with the creative members of the historic arts organization.

All are welcome to this FREE event. Bring your family and friends for the day!

Join us for a day of instructor demonstrations and art exhibit, all ages art-making activities, one-day course discounts, member perks, book and CD sale!

Location: Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM)
4170 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga ON L5C 2S7 Canada
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Directions
Website: visualartsmississauga.com
Phone: 905-277-4313

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Living Arts Centre
in Partnership with Sheridan

fête - 50 Years of Sheridan's
Craft and Design Program

Image Credits: Joanne Noordhuis Google image from http://www.livingartscentre.ca/gallery/fete?hq_e=el&hq_m=1368893&hq_l=3&hq_v=0508cb8330
Image credits: Joanne Noordhuis
Photo source: Living Arts Centre

Opening Reception: Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Exhibition: Tuesday, September 12 - Sunday, October 29, 2017

FREE - Everyone is welcome to attend the Opening Reception.

The Living Arts Centre partners with Sheridan to present the exhibition fête, which celebrates 50 years of Sheridan's Craft and Design program and the crucial role the program continues to play in shaping the craft and design landscape in Canada.

Featuring the work of some of Canada's most celebrated craftspeople, this exhibition brings together accomplished makers from across the country whose work spans the five decades of the program's history. The objects in this exhibition beautifully demonstrate the creative synergy of tradition and innovation in ceramics, furniture, glass, metal, and textiles.

fête honours the skill and dedication of generations of makers and offers a unique portrait of craft as a sustaining presence in our Canadian culture.

Sheridan's Craft and Design Program is based at the Trafalgar Campus, Oakville, Ontario, Canada.

Location of Exhibition and Opening Reception: Living Arts Centre (LAC)
4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga ON L5B 4B8 Canada
(Across from Square One Shopping Mall)
Underground parking is FREE on weekends and after 6:00 pm on weekdays
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View LAC Directions and Map
Website: www.livingartscentre.ca
General Info: 905-306-6100

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King Gardens by Revera Retirement Living
The Beechwood by Revera Retirement Living
Bough Beeches Place by Revera Retirement Living
Constitution Place by Revera Retirement Living

Taste the Tradition Open House

Taste the Tradition Open House Google image adapted from http://www.reveraliving.com/openhouse

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 1:00 - 4:00 pm

King Gardens, The Beechwood, Bough Beeches Place and Constitution want to share their secret recipes with you! Come sample some of their favourite recipes, and get a taste of what life at Revera is really like. Drop in at any one of the Revera Retirement Living locations to enjoy a variety of dishes featuring resident family recipes.

Location 1: King Gardens by Revera
85 King Street East, Mississauga ON L5A 4G6 Canada
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Phone: 905-566-4545

Location 2: The Beechwood by Revera
1500 Rathburn Road East, Mississauga ON L4W 4L7 Canada
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Phone: 905-238-0800

Location 3: Bough Beeches Place by Revera
1130 Bough Beeches Blvd. Mississauga, ON L4W 4G3 Canada
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Phone: 905-625-2022

Location 4: Constitution Place by Revera
3051 Constitution Blvd. Mississauga ON L4Y 3M5 Canada
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Phone: 905-279-8554

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Mississauga Celebration Square

Earth Market

Earth Market Google image from https://culture.mississauga.ca/celebration-square

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 1:00 - 9:00 pm

Don't miss the Canada 150 Earth Market at Mississauga Celebration Square - the City's biggest outdoor environmental event - and it's FREE!

An Earth Market is a one-stop shop market experience for all things GREEN, featuring environmental exhibitors and vendors, music, local and sustainable food, and more!

Enjoy live performances on the stage, take part in family friendly activities on the Square for a chance to win great prizes, and end the day with a screening of the winning films produced by Peel Secondary School students on climate change! Make time to meet us at the Earth Market.

Event Contact: Andrea McLeod at 905-615-3200 ext. 5229

Vendor Contact: Heliya Babazadeh-Oleghi at 905-615-3200 ext. 2643
Email: Heliya.b@mississauga.ca

LOCATION: Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga ON L5B 3Y3 Canada
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Mississauga Central Library

Radon: Is It in Your Home?

How radon enters a house Google image from http://chelsea.ca/sites/default/files/radon-maison_en.jpg

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 2:00 - 3:30 pm

What is radon, what are its harmful effects, and how do I measure the amount in our home? Presented by Mary Chimienti, RRT, CRE, CTE.

"Mary has been a registered respiratory therapist for 23 years. She has worked in various areas of respiratory care including critical care, O.R., Pulmonary Rehab and currently in the Pulmonary Function Lab, outpatient and inpatient setting. She is also a Certified Respiratory Educator and Certified Tobacco Educator. Mary is currently a trainer for Health Canada's AQHI, Climate Change and Radon educational outreach program. She has a passion for teaching and preventative medicine." ~ Info from https://www.on.lung.ca/spiromissmar21.

Admission is FREE. Registration is required.

For more information and to register, please call Sciences & Business Department 905-615-3500 ext. 3589.

Location: Classroom 2, Mississauga Central Library
301 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga ON L5B 3Y3 Canada
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Focal Point: An Intimate Affair

by Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC) - Ontario

Focal Point Google image from eventbrite.ca

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 8:30 am - 8:30 pm

This year's Focal Point PPOC-ON Convention will be held at Fotografia Boutique in Oakville, Ontario and will be an intimate, one-day event with a slightly different format and two special guest speakers. The annual awards gala will be held at 6:30 pm.

Order tickets from Eventbrite, $30 - $60

Schedule:
8:30 am - Registration
9:00 am - Guest Speaker: Maggie Habieda
10:30 am - Break
10:45 am - Guest Speaker: Maggie Habieda
12:00 pm - Lunch on your own
1:30 pm - Guest Speaker: Sam Sciarrino
3:00 pm - Break
3:15 pm - Guest Speaker: Sam Sciarrino
5:00 pm - Supper on your own
6:30 pm - Awards Gala
8:30 pm - End of program

Maggie Habieda Google image from http://canada-poland.com/images/Screen-Shot-2016-10-13-at-7.33.19-PM.png
Maggie Habieda
Photo source: canada-poland.com

Guest Speaker: 9:00 am & 10:45 am - Maggie Habieda: "Passion with Profit" - Maggie will talk about both Instant and Timeless approaches to photography. Her focus will be to share how big of an opportunity and niche the business portrait area in photography is and can open many other photograhic opportunities. She will share why it is important to increase your client's awareness and education of the business, how to grow your client base, and the power of networking.

Maggie Habieda is a Member of PPOC, WPPI, OCC, owner of Fotografia Boutique located in Oakville, Ontario, and winner of numerous national and international awards.

Nikon Ambassador Sam Sciarrino Google image from http://en.nikon.ca/learn-and-explore/a/ideas-and-inspiration/sam-sciarrino.html
Sam Sciarrino
Photo source: en.nikon.ca

Guest Speaker: 1:30 pm & 3:15 pm - Sam Sciarrino: In this seminar you will acquire practical techniques to enhance your on-location lighting concepts which include indoor window and outdoor available lighting techniques. The seminar will also feature an off-camera flash posing and lighting demonstration using Nikon SB 5000 Speedlights.

Known for his unique approaches to Wedding & Portrait photography, Sam Sciarrino is an internationally known Master Photographer and owner of Horvath Photography located in Toronto, Canada. Sam has been named as a Nikon Ambassador in Canada, Album Epoca Master and has been awarded the Accolade of Triple Masters from Wedding Portrait Photographers International and also a Master/Craftsman of Photographic Arts from Professional Photographers of America.

Location: Fotografia Boutique
1525 Cornwall Rd, Unit 1, Oakville ON L6J 0B2 Canada
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Phone: 905-338-3686
Email: info@fotografiaboutique.ca
Website: www.fotografiaboutique.ca

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The Erinview by Sifton

Annual Autumn Fest Open House

Autumn Fest image from Erinview email 12 Sep 2017

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Join us at The Erinview Retirement Residence as we celebrate the beautiful season of Autumn!

The Erinview joins ORCA retirement communities across the province who will be opening their doors to show local seniors and their families all that retirement living has to offer. Stop by for good food, live music and fun for the whole family!

Join us for this special event to Discover Retirement Community Living in Ontario!

Autumn Baked Apples Recipe image from Erinview email 12 Sep 2017
Featured Autumn Fest Recipe - AUTUMN BAKED APPLES
Prep Time: 15min - Cook Time: 50 min
Yield: 6 servings - Level: Easy

Ingredients:
1/4 cup dried cherries - 1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup chopped pecans - 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Pinch ground nutmeg - 6 Ontario Gala apples, rinsed
1/2 cup local apple cider - 3 tablespoons butter, cut into pats
1/2 cup local maple syrup

Directions:
● Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
● In a large bowl, mix together cherries, sugar, pecans, cinnamon and nutmeg. Put aside.
● With a melon scooper, core apples to hollow out the middle. Do not go all the way through. Fill each apple core with dry cherry mixture.
● Pour apple cider into casserole dish and place apples right side up. Place a pat of butter on apple hole filled with mixture.
● Drizzle maple syrup on top of all the apples. Bake for 50 minutes covered until tender. Served with vanilla ice cream and natural syrup from apples.

Website: erinview.sifton.com

Location: The Erinview by Sifton
2132 Dundas St. West, Mississauga ON L5K 2K7 Canada
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V!VA Mississauga Retirement Community

ORCA Open House

ORCA Open House image from VIVA email 31 Aug 2017

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 1:00 - 4:00 pm

In honour of the Ontario Retirement Community Association (ORCA), V!VA Mississauga is opening its doors to share V!VAlicious treats and show you how VIVA Mississauga is Making Today Great!

Take a tour of VIVA Mississauga Retirement Community and be entered into a draw to WIN one of three amazing prizes. Mention this flyer and receive a voucher for a complimentary V!VAlicious gourmet meal for two.

Please call 905-566-4500 or email mississauga@vivalife.ca to RSVP.

Location: VIVA Mississauga Retirement Community
5575 Bonnie Street, Mississauga ON L5M 0N8 Canada
(Winston Churchill Blvd and Thomas St)

PARKING NOTE: For street parking, please check the signs
Alternative parking at Mall next door (Pharma Plus/Rexall)
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VIVA Mississauga Phone: 905-566-4500

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Chartwell Open House

Chartwell Open House Google image from http://chartwell.com/Portals/0/oh-slide-201709-en.jpg
Chartwell Open House Google image from http://chartwell.com/Portals/0/oh-slide-201709-en.jpg

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 1:00 - 4:00 pm

FREE

Join "A Taste of Chartwell" event, where you'll have the opportunity to sample fresh, homemade fare reflective of seasonal flavours that our residents get to enjoy at every mealtime. In addition, attendees at our family-friendly Open House will have a chance to explore a seniors' community and truly experience what it feels like to live in a Chartwell retirement residence.

In Mississauga, join any one of the three Chartwell Retirement Residences:

Location 1: Chartwell Heritage Glen Retirement Residence
6515 Glen Erin Drive, Mississauga ON L5N 8P9 Canada
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Phone: 289-652-4206

Location 2: Chartwell Regency Retirement Residence
29 Mississauga Road North, Mississauga ON L5H 2H7 Canada
(One block north of Lake Shore, Port Credit)
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Phone: 289-643-1996

Location 3: Chartwell Robert Speck Retirement Residence
100 Robert Speck Parkway, Mississauga ON L4Z 0A1 Canada
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Phone: 289-633-2154

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V!VA Mississauga Retirement Community

Odd, Eccentric People
Presentation by Lianne Harris

Lianne Harris Racioppo Google image from http://powerofwomenunited.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/liannabio.jpg
Lianne Harris

Michael Jackson with Chimpanzee Google image from http://cdn5.thr.com/sites/default/files/2016/03/michael_jackson_bubbles.jpg
Michael Jackson
Hetty Green Google image from http://all-that-is-interesting.com/eccentric-people
Hetty Green
Note: The above two individuals may not be the same ones mentioned by Lianne.

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Lianne Harris returns with a 1-hour presentation on famous people with unusual personalities and quirky behaviours. Whatever society may have thought of them, they were anything but boring!

Lianne has been a history, culture and social studies resource specialist with the Toronto District School Board for almost 20 years and has been the guest instructor and workshop leader for teachers across many boards in Southern Ontario. To date, usually dressed in authentic period clothing, she has taught over 50,000 teachers and students. She is the author of many books including A Winter's Knight (a blending of medieval history and fiction for teeenage readers), two medieval novels as well as non-fiction books on Bangladesh, Odyssey, India, great women in history, historical clothing and costuming, and world travel photography.

Please call 905-566-4500 or email mississauga@vivalife.ca to RSVP.

Location: VIVA Mississauga Retirement Community
5575 Bonnie Street, Mississauga ON L5M 0N8 Canada
(Winston Churchill Blvd and Thomas St)

PARKING NOTE: For street parking, please check the signs
Alternative parking at Mall next door (Pharma Plus/Rexall)
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VIVA Mississauga Phone: 905-566-4500

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West Toronto Diabetes Education Program

Zumba® Gold

Zumba Gold Google image from http://sallysinclair.zumba.com/zumba%20gold%20image.jpg

Every Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - November 28, 2017 - 3:00 - 3:45 pm

FREE 10-week sessions.

Come join us for a fun exercise experience with our Zumba® Gold Instructor Angela Lipscombe!

Angela introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion, coordination and fun. She has been enjoying Zumba® since 2009 and an instructor since 2013.

Snacks and refreshments will be served.

Please bring indoor runners and wear comfortable clothes.

Space is limited to 15 participants per session. Registration is required.

Please call 416-252-1928 to register.

Location: East Mississauga Community Health Centre (EMCHC) - A Branch of Lamp
2555 Dixie Road, Unit 7, Mississauga ON L4Y 4C4 Canada
(South-East corner of Dixie and Dundas)
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Peel Regional Police

Crime Prevention Academy (General)

Peel Regional Police Crime Prevention Academy Google image from https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DImDkFoXkAAx89a.jpg

Tuesdays, September 26, October 3, 17, 24, 2017 - 7:00 - 9:30 pm

FREE 4-week sessions. * All required sessions must be attended to receive a certificate.

Home / Crime Prevention / Academies and Seminars / Crime Prevention Academy (General) - Fall Crime Prevention Academy Now Open for Registration.

Peel Regional Police is pleased to announce another breakthrough concept in crime prevention. The crime prevention experts at Peel Regional Police have designed a certificate program that will teach citizens to keep themselves and their property safe. This course is offered FREE of charge, available only to residents or persons employed in the Region of Peel.

You will learn the basics of:
● Introduction to crime prevention
● CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design - CPTED, pronounced "sep-ted", is a multidisciplinary approach to deterring criminal behavior that focuses on changing how places are laid out, and how they look and feel).
● Crime Stoppers
● Counterfeit detection
● Neighbourhood Watch
● Police Communications
● Theft of / from motor vehicle
● Personal Safety
● Home Security ... and much more

See Crime Prevention Academy flyer in PDF

Space is limited, on a first come first served basis.

Go to Peel Regional Police Crime Prevention Academy to register Online for the seminar.

For further information, contact Constable Courtney Carver-Smith at (905) 453-3311, ext. 4022 or e-mail courtney.carver-smith@peelpolice.ca

All sessions are held at the Emil V. Kolb Centre for Police Excellence at 180 Derry Road East, Mississauga, in the Community Room.

Emil V. Kolb Centre Google image from http://www.csparch.com/images/projects/justice/ekprp/ekprp02.jpg
Emil V. Kolb Centre
Photo source: CS&P Architects

Location: Emil V. Kolb Centre for Police Excellence
180 Derry Road East, Mississauga ON L5T 2Y5 Canada
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Website: www.peelpolice.ca

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Mississauga Central Library

Retiring Without Debt

Retire Without Debt Google image from https://www.gobankingrates.com/investing/5-ways-test-financial-retirement-readiness/

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Participants will learn about debt elimination options so that they can enter their golden years without the shackles of debt.

This program is presented in partnership with Credit Counselling Society.

Admission is FREE. Registration is required.

For more information and to register, please call Sciences & Business Department 905-615-3500 ext. 3589.

Location: Classroom 2, Mississauga Central Library
301 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga ON L5B 3Y3 Canada
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Square One Older Adult Centre

Come Fly with Us!
17th Broadway Style Show

Come Fly with Us Google image adapted from https://i.pinimg.com/originals/41/94/11/419411f12cf09442a6e4f4797127209a.jpg

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 2:00 pm
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 2:00 pm
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 7:00pm

Come Fly with Us! Join us for our 17th Broadway style show!

We are travelling the globe with our singers, dancers and whistler to ensure it's our best show ever!

Light refreshments included.

Tickets: $12.00 Members, $14.00 Guests (all ages), $7.00 Children 12 and under.

For more information, call 905-615-2107.

Location: Square One Older Adult Centre
100 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L5B 2C9 Canada
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Sq1OAC Phone: 905-615-3207

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King Gardens by Revera Retirement Living

Speaker Series: Arthritis

Understanding Arthritis Google image from http://images.medicinenet.com/images/illustrations/arthritic_joints.jpg

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 2:30 - 3:30 pm

This workshop is intended for family caregivers and those living with the condition and will cover:
● Learning the signs and symptoms of Arthritis
● Discovering solutions to manage Arthritis

Light refreshments included.

Please RSVP to Susan Howard-Visani at 905-566-4545.

Location: King Gardens by Revera
85 King Street East, Mississauga ON L5A 4G6 Canada
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Fotografia Boutique Open House

Maggie Habieda Fotografia Boutique Timeless Portraits Google image from http://image3.photobiz.com/596/9_20140814132935_7390001_large.jpg

Business Clientele: Friday, September 29, 2017 - 6:00 - 8:00 pm
All Clients: Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 1:00 - 5:00 pm

You're invited to the Fotografia Boutique Open House. We welcome you to see the magic that goes into our work. We will have exhibits that feature different types of portraits including political figures like Hazel McCallion and Patrick Brown, performing artists, and athletic stars as well as personal and family portraits. Several of these subjects will be present to share their experience and to network with.

Maggie Habieda, owner of Fotografia Boutique, is an Artist-Photographer, a member of Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC), Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI), OCC, Mississauga's MARTY Award Winner, Founder of "Colours of Love International Concert", as well as a recipient of numerous national and international awards.

Fotografia Boutique Timeless Portraits Studio. YouTube video, 1:06 min. Published on Sep 2, 2017 by Fotografia Boutique. "In this era of instant photos, where speed is valued above quality, our Timeless Portraits aim to be those memorable shots that live forever. You'll expand, print and frame these photos, and hang on your wall as portraits and family heirlooms."

Location: Fotografia Boutique
1525 Cornwall Rd, Unit 1, Oakville ON L6J 0B2 Canada
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Phone: 905-338-3686
Email: info@fotografiaboutique.ca
Website: www.fotografiaboutique.ca

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Culture Days - Mississauga

Lakeview Water Treatment Plant Tour

Culture Days 2017 Logo Google image from https://culturedays.ca/en/resources/r/2017-culture-days-logos
Lakeview Water Treatment Plant Google image from http://www.kenaidan.com/_images/our-projects/lakeview_8_-_final.jpg

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Guided 30-minute tours will be offered every 15 minutes.

Comfortable, closed toe shoes are mandatory.

This activity is in English and is wheelchair accessible. Keywords: Walking, Tour, Kids, Family Friendly, All Ages.

Behind-the-scenes - Learn how your tap water is treated using one of the largest and most technologically advanced water treatment plants in Canada. Take a guided tour through the plant and learn more about the process that goes into treating Peel's tap water.

Barry's Water Treatment Tour - A quick overview of the water treatment process. YouTube video, 6:07 min. Published on Feb 4, 2010 by theregionofpeel.

Barry's Wastewater Treatment Tour. YouTube video, 8:16 min. Published on May 27, 2011 by theregionofpeel.

Location: Region of Peel: Lakeview Water Treatment Plant
920 East Ave, Mississauga ON L5E 1G9 Canada
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Region of Peel Public Works - Water and Wastewater: 905-791-8711

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Culture Days - Toronto:
Spirit of Africa

Evelyn Gregory - Toronto Public Library

Culture Days 2017 Logo Google image from https://culturedays.ca/en/resources/r/2017-culture-days-logos
Spirit of Africa Google image from https://culturedays.ca/img/activities/9/9/599d9b10-99f8-47cd-958d-6a698ac5a4f1.jpg

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Get ready to move! This two-hour workshop will consist of a series of movements, songs and drum rhythms from different parts of West Africa, followed by a lesson of a popular African dance.

Audiences: Adult , Pre-School Children, School-Age Children, Teen

Categories: Culture Arts & Entertainment

Location: Auditorium, Evelyn Gregory - Toronto Public Library
120 Trowell Avenue, Toronto ON M6M 1L7 Canada
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Phone: 416-394-1006

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Erin Meadows Library presents:

Business Owner's Manual to
Wealth Management and Preservation

Wealth Management Google image from http://www.sunilheda.com/investment-management
Successful Business Management Funny Google image from https://i.pinimg.com/736x/3b/12/4f/3b124f0033b9bb4fa27576cc7c79517e--successful-business-business-management.jpg
Photo source: TheBalance.com:
Achieving Success in Business

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Are you are a small or medium sized business owner or manager? Join us for an information session on wealth management and succession planning for small business.

Speaker: David Duong, CPA, CMA, CIM®, B.Comm Financial Security Advisor.

Ages 16+ FREE. Call 905-615-4750 ext. 2086, or visit the Library, to register.

Location: Program Room 1, Erin Meadows Library
The Library is part of Erin Meadows Community Centre
2800 Erin Centre Blvd. Mississauga ON L5M 6R5 Canada
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Erin Meadows C.C. Phone: 905-615-4750
library.info@mississauga.ca

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2017 Community Crime Awareness Day
A Celebration of Cultural Diversity
Canada 150
at Mississauga Celebration Square

Community Crime Awareness Day Logo adapted image from http://www.crimeawareness.ca/event.php

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 12:00 noon - 9:00 pm

The 17th Annual Community Crime Awareness Day is hosted by:
Mississauga Chinese Business Association (MCBA), in Partnership with:
Peel Regional Police,
SafeCity Mississauga Crime Prevention, and
Mississauga News.

The Community Crime Awareness Day serves as a tool for citizens to come together and learn about community safety and policing issues in the region, emphasizing cohesion and municipal harmony. A combination of information, entertainment and friendship helps to promote a positive, safe and supportive environment for people who live and work in Mississauga.

The Community Crime Awareness Day is MCBA's Signature Event. It is a celebration of the Peel Regional Police Force and Multicultural Diversity of Mississauga. Held in September every year, up to 10,000 attendees come together at Mississauga's Celebration Square for fun, food and friendship. Don't miss it!

2017 Special Feature: Asian Night Market at Celebration Square, celebrating diversity and exchange. This year, event hours have been extended to 9 pm, and will include more vendors showcasing a large variety of Asian and local foods, souvenirs, music, performances and products. Visitors will enjoy the richness and beauty of each culture that makes Mississauga such a diverse city.

This event is great for families and friends. Live entertainment and activities throughout the day.

● FREE Admission
● FREE Games and Giveaways
● FREE Underground Parking

Special Features:
● Mississauga Food Fair
● Cultural Performances
● Kung Fu and Taekwond Demo
● Lucky Draw
● Inflatable Games
● Repelling Demo by Tactical Unit
● Demo on Fire Safety
● Balloon Clown
● Cotton Candy
● Pop Corn
● Face Painting
● Royal Canadian Air Cadets Performance

For more information, please visit http://mcba-canada.com/ccad/

Contact: Pierre Wong at 905-625-6222
Event and Vendor Contact: mcba@mcba-canada.com

Highlights from 2016 Crime Awareness Day:

2016 Community Crime Awareness Day at Mississauga Celebration Square
GOOGLE PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

YouTube Videos:
Three Lions Dance 2016 Community Crime Awareness Day
YouTube video, 2:36 min. Published on Oct 2, 2016.
Dragon Dance 2016 Community Crime Awareness Day Mississauga
YouTube video, 2:43 min. Published on Sep 30, 2016.
MuDo Academy Taekwondo Demo at Celebration Square 2016
YouTube video, 5:35 min. Published on Sep 30, 2016.
Beautiful Flowers by dancers from Yefang Children Dance Studio
YouTube video, 2:20 min. Published on Oct 2, 2016.
Bamboo Dance by children from Yefang Children Dance Studio
YouTube video, 2:55 min. Published on Oct 2, 2016.
Chinese cultural performance by Tong Le Senior Association dancers
YouTube video, 3:28 min. Published on Oct 1, 2016.
Graham Irish Dancers performance at Celebration Square 24 Sep 2016
YouTube video, 3:40 min. Published on Oct 1, 2016.
Polish dance performance at Mississauga Celebration Square 2016
YouTube video, 1:48 min. Published on Oct 1, 2016.
Krakowiak Polish dance performance at Celebration Square 2016
YouTube video, 4:28 min. Published on Oct 1, 2016.
Rzeszow Medley Polish dance performance at Celebration Square
YouTube video, 7:50 min. Published on Oct 1, 2016.

Location: Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga ON L5B 3Y3 Canada
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International Day of Older Persons

Meet the Groups for Seniors
in North-West Mississauga

International Day of Older Persons Google image from https://nationalpensionersfederation.ca/international-day-of-older-persons/

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Brief Presentations by 10 Local Groups for Seniors:
● Groups providing Social Activities
● Groups providing Education / Learning / Exercise
● Groups doing Community Service
● Groups that Network

Special Activities:
● Flag Raising at 11:30 am
● Free Lunch provided by Chartwell Retirement Communities

Pre-Registration Required to Receive a FREE Lunch Ticket:
● Call Bernard at 905-858-0817 - Email: loisbernardwehappy@hotmail.com - or
● Call Murray at 416-997-0919 - Email: MurrayEtherington@yahoo.com

Location: Auditorium on Lower Level, Meadowvale Community Centre
6655 Glen Erin Drive, Mississauga ON L5N 3L4 Canada
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West Toronto Diabetes Education Program

Zumba® Gold

Zumba Gold Google image from http://sallysinclair.zumba.com/zumba%20gold%20image.jpg

Tuesdays, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21, 28, 2017 - 3:00 - 3:45 pm

FREE

Come join us for a fun exercise experience with our Zumba® Gold Instructor Angela Lipscombe!

Angela introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion, coordination and fun. She has been enjoying Zumba® since 2009 and an instructor since 2013.

Snacks and refreshments will be served.

Please bring indoor runners and wear comfortable clothes.

Space is limited to 15 participants per session. Registration is required.

Please call 416-252-1928 to register.

Location: East Mississauga Community Health Centre (EMCHC) - A Branch of Lamp
2555 Dixie Road, Unit 7, Mississauga ON L4Y 4C4 Canada
(South-East corner of Dixie and Dundas)
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Peel Regional Police

Crime Prevention Academy (General)

Peel Regional Police Crime Prevention Academy Google image from https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DImDkFoXkAAx89a.jpg

Tuesdays, September 26, October 3, 17, 24, 2017 - 7:00 - 9:30 pm

FREE 4-week sessions. * All required sessions must be attended to receive a certificate.

Home / Crime Prevention / Academies and Seminars / Crime Prevention Academy (General) - Fall Crime Prevention Academy Now Open for Registration.

Peel Regional Police is pleased to announce another breakthrough concept in crime prevention. The crime prevention experts at Peel Regional Police have designed a certificate program that will teach citizens to keep themselves and their property safe. This course is offered FREE of charge, available only to residents or persons employed in the Region of Peel.

You will learn the basics of:
● Introduction to crime prevention
● CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design - CPTED, pronounced "sep-ted", is a multidisciplinary approach to deterring criminal behavior that focuses on changing how places are laid out, and how they look and feel).
● Crime Stoppers
● Counterfeit detection
● Neighbourhood Watch
● Police Communications
● Theft of / from motor vehicle
● Personal Safety
● Home Security ... and much more

See Crime Prevention Academy flyer in PDF

Space is limited, on a first come first served basis.

Go to Peel Regional Police Crime Prevention Academy to register Online for the seminar.

For further information, contact Constable Courtney Carver-Smith at (905) 453-3311, ext. 4022 or e-mail courtney.carver-smith@peelpolice.ca

All sessions are held at the Emil V. Kolb Centre for Police Excellence at 180 Derry Road East, Mississauga ON L5T 2Y5, in the Community Room.

Emil V. Kolb Centre Google image from http://www.csparch.com/images/projects/justice/ekprp/ekprp02.jpg
Emil V. Kolb Centre
Photo source: CS&P Architects

Location: Emil V. Kolb Centre for Police Excellence
180 Derry Road East, Mississauga ON L5T 2Y5 Canada
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Website: www.peelpolice.ca

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Mayor's Luncheon

at Blue Lagoon Seafood Master

Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie Luncheon image from Pierre Wong email 12 Sep 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 12 noon - 2:00 pm

The Mississauga Chinese Business Association (MCBA) has organized a Mayor Bonnie Crombie - Mississauga, State of the City Luncheon. At this luncheon, the Mayor will discuss with us what she has done for Mississauga so far and what are her plans for the future. She will reflect on current challenges and discuss future opportunities within the City of Mississauga. You will hear it directly from the Mayor in what direction our city is going and what we may expect in 2018 and beyond.

Registration: mcba.mayorluncheon@gmail.com or Eventbrite

Mayor Bonnie Crombie's Luncheon
Admission: MCBA Member - $30.00, Non-Member - $35.00
VIP Table of 10 - $500.00, Corporate Table of 10 - $300.00

If you know Pierre Wong, VP of MCBA, the cost is $30.00 per person. If you are interested in attending the Mayor's Luncheon on October 5, 2017, you may RSVP to Claire Li at claire.li@investorsgroup.com to reserve your seat. You can register for the luncheon and prepay (by cash or cheque) at Pierre's Dine & Learn Workshop on September 19, 2017, or you can pay on the day of the Luncheon.

Location: Blue Lagoon Seafood Master
888 Dundas Street East, Unit C3-C4, Mississauga ON L4Y 4G6 Canada
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Oktoberfest 2017
Concordia Club, Kitchener
Food that "Schmeckt Gut"


Oktoberfest 2017 Google image from https://allevents.in/sehnde/oktoberfest-2017/1079435932171163

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Concordia is Canada's "Home" of Oktoberfest. With a seating capacity of close to 4,000, Concordia has established the second largest Oktoberfest in the world right here in Kitchener Waterloo. Enjoy a delicious Buffet Lunch, Special Entertainment, Door Prizes, First Beer on the House, Free Souvenir Mug, Goodie Bag and Luxury Coach Transportation.

Luncheon includes: Tossed Salad, Potato Salad, Bean Salad, Wiener Schnitzel, Cabbage Rolls, Roast Chicken, Oktoberfest Sausage, Mashed Potatoes, Sauerkraut, Peas and Carrots, Apple Strudel, Coffee / Tea.

Cost: $89.00. Includes:
● Luxury Coach Transportation
● Okoberfest Luncheon Buffet
● Live Special Entertainment
● First Beer on the House
● Souvenir Beer Mug
● Door Prizes
● Goody Take Away Bag
● All Gratuities

To reserve your seat, please contact Rose Bilak at 416-889-7673 or rosebilak@gmail.com.
Or Walter Gartner at 416-303-5896 or mississaugaauto@rogers.com.

Special thanks to Sponsor: Lynda Cowan of RE/MAX.

Departure time: 10:00 am. Return: 4:00 pm approx.

Depart from: St. Thomas à Becket Church
3535 South Common Court, Mississauga ON L5L 2B3 Canada
(Erin Mills South area, next to South Common Centre and Wal-Mart)
(Ample free parking, easy access to public transit)
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Event Location: Concordia Club
429 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener ON N2M 3P6 Canada
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CARP logo image from http://www.carp.ca/ Sheridan Centre Logo image from http://www.htc-electric.com/images/New-Sheridan-CentreLogo55.png

invite you to
Fall & Winter Zoomer Fair
CARP Zoomer Mississauga Fair #19 at Sheridan Centre

Zoomer Couple image from image from  https://www.sheridancentre.ca/events/sheridancentre-fall-winter-zoomer-fair--2

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

A Zoomer, according to media mogul Moses Znaimer, is one of the 15 million Canadians aged 45-plus who together make up 54% of Canadians over 18, i.e. "Boomers with Zip!" People age 45 plus who enjoy life to the fullest.

By definition, Zoomers are people in their 50s, 60s and 70s who want to remain socially and culturally engaged and active. ~ Bentall Kennedy.

If you are a Zoomer, a Boomer, a Caregiver, or just interested in getting more involved in your community, this is the event for you!

Come out and visit over 35 exhibitors from both the business and non-profit communities, all catering to the 45+ age group. Collect information, learn about the Mall Walking Club, and enter to win great draw prizes!

Participants include:
● Canadian National Institute for the Blind
● Canadian Red Cross Meals on Wheels
● CARP
● City of Mississauga Library - Sheridan Branch Library
● Glen Oaks Funeral Home & Cemetery by Arbor Gardens
● Health & Healing Family Chiropractic - Dr. Tyler Kong
● Peel Regional Police
● Polycultural Immigrant & Community Services
● Right at Home
● Sheridan Branch Library
● Sheridan Mall Walking Club
● South Peel Naturalists' Club
● The Centre for Education and Training
● The Centre for Skills Development &Training - Clarkson
● VIVA Retirement Communities Mississauga

For information about exhibitor space, please email info@sheridancentre.ca

Attend: learn, chat, walk, win, exercise, smile! Deals and Discounts! Come on down!
● Many exhibitors will have product giveaways and draw prizes.
● Gather literature and a smile at the CARP table
● Join CARP at a special event price, to help advocate government, enjoy discounts and participate in community activities.

Contact: CARP Mississauga Chapter 416-997-0919
Email: CARPMississauga@gmail.com
Website: www.carp.ca

Location: Sheridan Centre Mall
2225 Erin Mills Parkway, Mississauga ON L5K 1T9 Canada
Just north of the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW)
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Sheridan Centre Mall: 905-822-0344
info@sheridancentre.ca

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Mississauga Central Library

An Introduction to LinkedIn

LinkedIn Google image from http://linkedinforbusiness.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/linkedin-for-business-logo-300x84.jpg

Monday, October 23, 2017, 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Join the Mississauga Central Library for this introductory seminar on how to use LinkedIn. Learn how to create an effective profile, network with colleagues, and use LinkedIn to advance your career.

Admission is FREE. Registration is required.

For more information and to register, please call Sciences & Business Department 905-615-3500 ext. 3589.

Location: Green Space West, 2nd Floor, Mississauga Central Library
301 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga ON L5B 3Y3 Canada
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King Gardens by Revera Retirement Living

Speaker Series: Macular Degeneration
with Dr. Singh

Age Related Macular Degeneration Google image from http://www.dignity-eyecare.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/mak-degenation-image-tiny.png
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Dr. Ampreet Singh, OD, Mississauga ON 10 July 2016, image from YouTube video, In focus # 164 | Dr. Ampreet Singh, Optometrist
Dr. Ampreet Singh, OD

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Presented by Dr. Singh, this workshop is intended for family caregivers and those living with the condition and will cover:
● Learning the signs and symptoms of Macular Degeneration
● Discovering solutions to manage Macular Degeneration

Light refreshments included.

Please RSVP to Susan Howard-Visani at 905-566-4545.

Location: King Gardens by Revera
85 King Street East, Mississauga ON L5A 4G6 Canada
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West Toronto Diabetes Education Program

Zumba® Gold

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Tuesdays, November 7, 14, 21, 28, 2017 - 3:00 - 3:45 pm

FREE

Come join us for a fun exercise experience with our Zumba® Gold Instructor Angela Lipscombe!

Angela introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion, coordination and fun. She has been enjoying Zumba® since 2009 and an instructor since 2013.

Snacks and refreshments will be served.

Please bring indoor runners and wear comfortable clothes.

Space is limited to 15 participants per session. Registration is required.

Please call 416-252-1928 to register.

Location: East Mississauga Community Health Centre (EMCHC) - A Branch of Lamp
2555 Dixie Road, Unit 7, Mississauga ON L4Y 4C4 Canada
(South-East corner of Dixie and Dundas)
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Irving Berlin's "White Christmas"
at Meadowvale Theatre

with Brunch at Bistro Narra

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Sunday, November 19, 2017 - Brunch: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Live Performance: 2:00 - 4:30 pm

Your are welcome to join CARP to see Irving Berlin's Romantic Comedy "White Christmas" at the Meadowvale Theatre with brunch at Bistro Narra prior to the live performance.

Storyline: Having left the Army following World War II, Bob Wallace and Phil Davis team up to become a top song-and-dance act. Davis plays matchmaker and introduces Wallace to a pair of beautiful sisters (Betty and Judy) who also have a song-and-dance act. When Betty and Judy travel to a Vermont lodge to perform a Christmas show, Wallace and Davis follow, only to find their former commander, General Waverly, as the lodge owner. A series of romantic mix-ups ensue as the performers try to help the General.

Cost: $56.00. Includes:
● Brunch at Bistro Narra (11:30 am - 1:00 pm) - 3030 Thomas St, Mississauga, Ontario L5M 0R4 - View Map - FREE Mall Parking
● Menu: Assorted sandwiches, assorted juices, baked goods, scrambled eggs, bacon and sausage, home fries and coffee or tea.
● (5 min. 4.2 km Drive from Bistro Narra to Meadowvale Theatre. View Directions)
● Live performance at Meadowvale Theatre (2:00 - 4:30 pm) - 6315 Montevideo Rd, Mississauga, Ontario L5N 4G7 - View Map - FREE Parking
● Door prizes

To reserve your seat, please contact Rose Bilak at 416-889-7673 or email: rose.bilak@gmail.com
Or contact Walter Gartner at 416-303-5896 or email: mississaugaauto@rogers.com

Special thanks to Sponsor: Lynda Cowan of RE-MAX Cowan Realty Partners.

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