Category Archives: Clarkson

The Walk to Fight Arthritis

The Walk to Fight Arthritis is happening in over 40 locations on June 4, 2017. The Walk has raised over $8 million to date in the last seven years and is hosted each year to spread awareness and promote understanding about arthritis. The funds raised during the Walk help to fund imperative scientific research and each dollar brings us one step closer to finding a cure.

Address: Lakeside Park, 2268 Lakeshore Rd W, Mississauga
Route Options: 1km and 5km
Registration Open: 9:00 a.m.
Walk Start Time: 10:00 a.m.
Contact: Lori Riddell
Phone: 647.461.0743
Email: 
mississaugawalktofightarthritis@arthritis.ca

Website: walktofightarthritis.ca 

BRADLEY MUSEUM – 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

The Bradley Museum is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017 and  the Museums of Mississauga would like to take the opportunity to say “thank you” to the volunteers, staff, residents and partners that have supported the Museums over the past 50 years.   The event will include an official ceremony at 11 am with honoured guest Mayor Bonnie Crombie, Ward 2 Councillor Karen Ras, Heritage Mississauga, The Friends of the Museums of Mississauga, Culture Division and The Peel Aboriginal Network.

There will be a cake cutting with old fashioned lemonade, an exhibition of dresses from the past 50 years, activities, games and crafts for the whole family.

Event begins at 10 a.m. with cake cutting and speeches at 11:00 a.m.

Please RSVP through Event brite or call Kelly Kubik, Community Program Supervisor at 905-615-4860 X 2111

Saturday, 24 June 2017 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

Historic butcher shop demolished after error at city building department: Mississauga News

The Mississauga News is reporting on the demolition of Auld’s Butcher Shop on Clarkson Road North.

The News reports that the building was demolished Friday after the City of Mississauga issued a demolition permit too early.

The building, thought to have been erected in 1870, was not designated under the Ontario Heritage Act.

A Tourist’s Guide to Mississauga

Explore the top five unique neighbourhoods of the city.

Now that the snow has finally melted, it’s time to explore what Mississauga has to offer. From the spectacular waterfront to the exciting downtown core, Mississauga has many communities with their own distinct identity. Take the time to visit these five districts filled with heritage houses, modern construction and beautiful parks that shape the city.

  1. Clarkson
Benares Historic House
Benares Historic House in Clarkson

Clarkson is the oldest Mississauga community and features a wide variety of shops, restaurants and services. Just a short distance away is Rattray Marsh Conservation Area, where the trail leads you through mature forests, floodplain features and a green ash swamp. To learn more about the history of the area, travel back in time with a visit to the Bradley Museum and the Benares Historic House.

  1. Downtown
Mississauga Civic Centre
Mississauga Civic Centre in City Centre

At the heart of the city, Mississauga’s downtown is home to the Civic CentreCelebration Square, the Central Library, the Living Arts Centre, the Art Gallery of Mississauga and Ontario’s largest shopping mall, Square One Shopping Centre. It’s always buzzing with activities, festivals and concerts for everyone to enjoy. Whether you love shopping, entertainment or learning, downtown Mississauga has it all.

  1. Meadowvale
Meadowvale Theatre
Meadowvale Theatre

Meadowvale is one of the most active communities in Mississauga, filled with many parks and trails. To get your body moving, stop at Lake Aquitaine Park for stunning views of a man-made lake and get your workout on at the six exercise stations around the pathway loop. If you love live performances, check out Meadowvale Theatre to experience all aspects of the performing arts, including music, drama, comedy, dance and musical theatre.

  1. Port Credit
Port Credit Harbour
Beautiful Port Credit Harbour on Lake Ontario

As one of the city’s top cultural, entertainment and culinary districts, Port Credit’s old fashioned atmosphere is an incredible experience in Mississauga. With over 400 shops and exceptional restaurants as well as exciting festivals and events, this lakeside neighbourhood is a place you can’t miss. For nature lovers, the Waterfront Trail runs through Port Credit and offers popular paths for walking, cycling and rollerblading in the city.

  1. Streetsville
Streetsville Village Square
Streetsville Village Square

Streetsville has a small town charm that you won’t be able to find anywhere else. It’s a beautiful neighbourhood with many restaurants, bakeries and cafés that offer an assortment of dining options from formal afternoon tea to casual fish and chips. This lively area is a great place to discover, whether you are meeting for a coffee, enjoying an ice cream or listening to a musical performance.

Pick up a map, grab a friend and go explore these wonderful parts of Mississauga. To learn more about what the city has to offer, visit discovermississauga.ca.