In Situ

Live music from local bands and DJ, live art creation and pop up theatre performances, all in a former WWII arms factory. We invite you to take part in the three-day multi-arts festival, to listen to the music, grab a drink and celebrate the Small Arms Building’s first major event.

We invite you to In Situ. Running from October 27-October 29, In Situ will host a celebration of the arts and history, bringing the community back into the building for the first time in years. This is a catalyst for the building, taking it to new heights in terms of promoting its transformation, reimagining and reintroduction into the community.

For tickets to In Situ visit: smallarmsbuilding.ca

Daffodil Dash

DAFFODIL DASH 2016
5K/10K Race
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Erindale Park, 1695 Dundas Street West
Mississauga, ON

Whether you’re looking for your very first competitive race or you’re training for that big fall run, the Daffodil Dash has got you covered! Join the Canadian Cancer Society for a brand new chip-timed mixed-terrain 5k/10k run. The race takes place at scenic Erindale Park with incredible views alongside the Credit River. Terrain varies from asphalt to packed gravel to dirt, so be sure to wear appropriate footwear. Continue reading Daffodil Dash

DJ Jazzy Jeff Headlines SoundBites on Mississauga Celebration Square

It’s not every weekend DJ Jazzy Jeff performs on Mississauga Celebration Square but lucky for Square visitors, it’s happening next Saturday, making the Square a summer bucket list destination that can’t be missed this Labour Day long weekend.

The third annual SoundBites festival and AwesTRUCK Food Truck Awards starts at 5 p.m. with live preshow entertainment. The food truck awards will be presented throughout the night by event hosts James Cunningham, of Food Network Canada’s Eat St. and Ross Hull, Weekend Meteorologist, Global News Toronto.

More than 30,000 visitors are expected to follow their noses to the tasty food truck eats on the Square. The best food truck creations from all over the country are voted on by the public and awarded throughout the night as part of the AwesTRUCK Food Truck Awards.

In addition to the awards and more than 25 gourmet food trucks, there is also a spectacular free concert featuring the one and only DJ Jazzy Jeff starting at 10 p.m.

Not ready for the evening to end? No problem. Weather permitting; the event will close with a spectacular fireworks finale starting at 11 p.m.

Two More GO Train Trips and Parking for Commuters in Mississauga

Starting September 6, 2016, Metrolinx is adding one new morning and one new afternoon GO train trip between Milton and Toronto that will stop at all stations along the Milton line, including those in Mississauga: Lisgar, Meadowvale, Streetsville, Erindale, Cooksville and Dixie. The new trips will run as follows:

A new trip will depart from Milton GO Station at 5:59 a.m. each weekday, making all stops to Union Station and arriving at 7:00 a.m.

A new trip will depart from Union Station at 5:55 p.m. each weekday, making all stops to Milton GO Station and arriving at 6:54 p.m.

Also, construction will begin this fall to add over 250 parking spaces at the Streetsville GO Station, bringing the total number of available spaces to more than 1,700. Construction is expected to be completed in early 2018.

Construction will also begin this fall on approximately 130 new parking spaces at the Square One Bus Terminal, bringing the total number of available parking spaces to more than 330, with completion expected next spring.