MISSISSAUGA,ON – Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM) at Riverwood invites the community to discover the creative energy of the bustling centre at its Open House on Saturday, September 24, 2016.

VAM will offer family fun including an “Artist Trading Card” activity, live art demonstrations, instructor ‘meet-and-greets’, a new art exhibition, prize giveaways and more! The event runs from 10 am until 3 pm.  VAM is located at 4170 Riverwood Park Lane in Mississauga. Admission is free.

“We are pleased to be opening our doors to the community,” explains Executive Director, Annis Karpenko. “We don’t want to be a hidden gem anymore! We want everyone to know VAM is one of Mississauga’s premier creative centres, recognized for our high quality, studio arts courses and bustling creative environment. VAM is an artistic oasis built for everyone to enjoy. We look forward to welcoming the public to our event!”

VAM’s Open House is proudly supported by Curry’s Artists’ Materials. VAM is located at 4170 Riverwood Park Lane in Mississauga. Call 905-277-4313 or visit for more details.

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.

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Daffodil Dash

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