Tuesday, May 1:

National Youth Week Basketball Drop In at Gore Meadows Community Centre, 3:30 – 5 p.m.
This year’s National Youth Week runs May 1-7. It celebrates the positive contributions young people make to our community through the arts, volunteerism, sports and leadership. There will be ree activities for youth age 12-24 all week long. Youth are invited to take part in basketball drop-in Tuesday at Gore Meadows Community Centre.

Find your INNSAEI at Springdale Library, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
INNSAEI is an ancient Icelandic word for “intuition,” but it means so much more. For those wondering they can find their passion and make the most out of life, INNSAEI might be the way. Space is limited so those interested should call (905) 463-9941 to sign up. This event is open to those from age 18-30.

SHAKE it Up! Student Shakespeare Festival at The Rose Theatre, 7 p.m. – 12 a.m.
The SHAKE it Up! Student Shakespeare Festival provides a forum for students from different schools to work together to perform a Shakespearean play on stage at the Rose Theatre Brampton. With the support of the Rose Theatre Academy, each school creates a team of actors, stage managers, crew, and designers and then prepares, workshops and rehearses a 30-minute version of a Shakespeare play. Tickets are $10 and are available at the Rose Theatre box office.

Peel Amateur Radio Club at South Fletchers Recreation Centre, 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Peel Amateur Radio Club is open to visitors from other Amateur Radio clubs, and anyone with an interest in radio.

Wednesday, May 2:

National Youth Week Evening of Music and Dance at Chinguacousy Library, 6 – 8 p.m.
Canadian Community Alliance Network and Brampton Library present a free evening of music dance, and fun. Acts include Family Life Youth Band, Fusion Youth Band, NeXgen Youth Band, Bhangra Duo Aashrit, and Prerna.

LEGO Robotics at Four Corners Library, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Learn how to build and program a robot using LEGO® Mindstorms in this four-week series. A LEGO® kit will be available for you to work with each week. On the final day, invite your family and friends to see your LEGO® robot in action. Call (905)793-4636 or visit any branch to register. This event is open to youth from ages 9-12.

There will be another event Thursday May 3 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at South Fletchers Library.

SHAKE it Up! Student Shakespeare Festival at The Rose Theatre, 7 p.m. – 12 a.m.
The SHAKE it Up! Student Shakespeare Festival provides a forum for students from different schools to work together to perform a Shakespearean play on stage at the Rose Theatre Brampton. With the support of the Rose Theatre Academy, each school creates a team of actors, stage managers, crew, and designers and then prepares, workshops and rehearses a 30-minute version of a Shakespeare play. Tickets are $10 and are available at the Rose Theatre box office.

Thursday, May 3:

Habitat For Humanity GTA Women Build at Habitat GTA New McLaughlin Build Site, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Habitat for Humanity GTA calls on women of the city to combat unsafe and unaffordable housing in our community. By bringing women together to swing hammers and fundraise, Women Build promotes empowerment, solidarity, learning, and pride in our city. There is a $50 Registration Fee for this event as well as a $500 minimum fundraising commitment. This event continues through May 6.

“Art Heals Hearts” Paint Night at the Crown & Lion, 7 – 9 p.m.
$45
Join Paint & Cocktails at The Crown & Lion, 7985 Financial Drive, Brampton for a paint night even. You and your friends get to enjoy some good food, while picking up a brush! This two-hour evening of fun is hosted by an artist who will guide you through the process, step by step, to completing a finished painting that you get to take home. All of the equipment is included in the $45 registration fee.

SHAKE it Up! Student Shakespeare Festival at The Rose Theatre, 7 p.m. – 12 a.m.
The SHAKE it Up! Student Shakespeare Festival provides a forum for students from different schools to work together to perform a Shakespearean play on stage at the Rose Theatre Brampton. With the support of the Rose Theatre Academy, each school creates a team of actors, stage managers, crew, and designers and then prepares, workshops and rehearses a 30-minute version of a Shakespeare play.
Tickets are $10 and are available at the Rose Theatre box office.

Poetry Anthology Event at Chinguacousy Library, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
This event will be the Ontario Launch of Adam, Eve, & the Riders of the Apocalypse, 122 poems about figures from the Bible, compiled by 39 Contemporary Poets. This anthology is a companion for your own reflections and a collection of poems for you to share with the people who ponder the beauty, and mystery, and significance of the Scriptures along with you.

Friday, May 4:

Youth Arts Against Violence at Louise Arbor Secondary School, 6 – 8 p.m.
This showcase is where youth and groups in the Peel Region will come together to showcase their passion for social justice through the various art forms.

Saturday, May 5:

Get Creative for Mother’s Day at PAMA, 1 – 3:30 p.m.
Join PAMA for a seed paper making workshop and create a surprise so that that special someone can plant it this upcoming Mother’s Day. This workshop is included in the cost of PAMA admission ($12 for a family, 2 adults and up to 5 kids) and registration is required.

Prince of Wales Country Market at 2548 Embleton Road, 9 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Prince of Wales Country Market is open year round, featuring apples, asparagus, baked good, flowers, plants, fruits, preserves, corn, pumpkin and more.

“Paint Your Pet Portrait” at Oscar’s Roadhouse, 2 – 4 p.m.
Talented artists will walk you through the steps to create your very own pet portrait. This is a specialty class with limited enrollment due to being a Custom Art Class. Tickets are $50. Please check the event page for details about mailing a photo of your pet prior to the class.

Far Out! The Beatles Revisited at North Bramalea United Church, 4 – 6 p.m.
Enjoy this concert featuring the Brampton Festival Singers, Headwaters’ Concert Choir, and special guests, performing well known classics from the Beatles discography. Tickets are $25 or $35 with dinner. Call (647) 529-6752 for details.

Stars of the Festival at The Rose Theatre, 7 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Peel Music Festival presents the 2018 “Stars of the Festival” Concert, showcasing the top performers from this year’s competition. This festival will feature an engaging variety of singers, instrumentalists and speech arts performers. The program promises to be an exciting event, so don’t miss it! Tickets are $15 to $20 and are available at the Rose Theatre box office.

Sunday, May 6:

Mother’s Day Tea at Bovaird House, 12 – 1 p.m.
Historic Bovaird House hosts two Mother’s Day Teas on May 6 and 13, with two seatings at noon and 2 p.m. Enjoy gourmet teas, chocolate-dipped strawberries, fresh baked scones with fruit preserves, and homemade sweets. By reservation only.

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