There is a lot of fun to be had in Brampton this week, with live music, movies, and more. You can learn how to paint or fish, check out some stand-up comedy, meet an author, and celebrate Pride in the Square.

Monday, July 2:

Brampton On Screen at Garden Square, 7 – 9 p.m.
Come out to see local digital media artists showcase their work on the big screen. Featuring short and full films, YouTube stars, music videos, and more! This week, Sheridan students showcase their documentaries, shorts, and animation films of all genres.

Tuesday, July 3:

Summer Staycation at PAMA, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Are you ready to become a Museum Detective? Each day will highlight a different object from our various collections to give you an opportunity to make amazing discoveries and creations of your own. These drop-in activities are included in the cost of PAMA admission. There is another Summer Staycation event on Thursday, July 5.

Peel Pride Flag Raising at Brampton City Hall, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Raising the flag to celebrate the LGBT+ people who live, work, and play in the City of Brampton.

Drumming Drop in with Nader Khan at PAMA, 1 – 3 p.m.
Join in on the fun and drop into a drumming workshop with Nader Khan

“Tulips Field” Paint Night at Tracks Brew Pub, 7 – 9 p.m.
Enjoy good food and sip some wine or a cocktail, while picking up a brush. An artist will provide step by step guidance for a start-to-finish painting. The $45 ticket price includes one 16” x 20″ canvas, brushes, apron, water-based non-toxic paint, and easel.

Unboxed – Broadening Horizons: Power of One at Garden Square, 7 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Broadening Horizons will be hosting the PowerofONE Project’s interactive canvas to talk about bullying and discrimination, participants will paint and share their experience of negative and positive language in the community.

Wednesday, July 4:

23:57 and Dog Drive Mantis at Garden Square, 7 – 9 p.m.
Presenting the first week of Brampton On Stage, SounDrive Records brings host Dominic Giuliano to showcase artists 23:57 and Dog Drive Mantis #InGardenSquare.

“Amethyst Moon” Paint Night at J. Red & Co., 7 – 9 p.m.
Enjoy good food and sip some wine or a cocktail, while picking up a brush. An artist will provide step by step guidance for a start-to-finish painting. The $45 ticket price includes one 16” x 20″ canvas, brushes, apron, water-based non-toxic paint, and easel.

Thursday, July 5:

Thursday Night Concert Series at Gage Park, 7 – 9 p.m.
The popular concert series is back for another exciting year of entertainment. The Brampton Folk Club are this evening’s performers. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket.

Bollywood Film Nights at Garden Square, 7 – 9 p.m.
In partnership with the International Film Festival of South Asia (IFFSA), Garden Square presents family-friendly Bollywood box office hits every Thursday night. Come prepared to sing and dance! This week’s feature is Munnabhai MBBS.

“Wow Cow!” Paint Night at The Crown & Lion, 7 – 9 p.m.
Enjoy good food and sip some wine or a cocktail, while picking up a brush. An artist will provide step by step guidance for a start-to-finish painting. The $45 ticket price includes one 16” x 20″ canvas, brushes, apron, water-based non-toxic paint, and easel.

Friday, July 6:

FIFA Quarterfinals at Garden Square, various times
Calling all soccer enthusiasts! Garden Square will be broadcasting the FIFA 2018 games on the big screen! Wear your jersey and support your team.
Game 1: Friday July 6 – 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Game 2: Friday July 6 – 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Game 3: Saturday July 7 – 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Game 4: Saturday July 7 – 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Joe Avati & Friends at The Rose Theatre, 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.
After sold-out seasons in theatres across Australia and the UK, comedian Joe Avati brings his award-winning new show to Brampton. Supporting Joe on his celebratory tour are the hilarious Guido Grasso and Giuseppe the MC. The event is hosted by the inimitable Freddy Proia. Tickets are $65.

Saturday, July 7:

Learn to Fish at Heart Lake Conservation Area, 9:30 – 11 a.m.
Toronto and Region Conservation hosts a free Learn to Fish workshop at Heart Lake Conservation Area.

Saturday Night Movies at Garden Square, 7 – 11 p.m.
Bring the whole family! Enjoy a double-header screening of two family-friendly box office hits every Saturday evening. Come early to take part in pre-film activities, such as meet and greets with costumed characters, pop-up performances, giveaways, and more. This week’s offerings are Smurfs: The Lost Village and Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

World Forgiveness Day Candlelight Vigil at Ken Whillans Square, 8 – 10 p.m.
A candlelight vigil dedicated to women and girls whose lives have been touched by violence. This free event is about raising the consciousness of humanity and sending out a prayerful vibration of love and forgiveness to all the men in the world.

Taal 2 featuring Ben Parag live in concert at The Rose Theatre, 8 – 11 p.m.
Enjoy an evening filled with scintillating Kathak, Bharat Natyam and Bollywood dances as well as Hindi songs along with a live band comprised of accomplished artists such as Devin Ramoutar, Harold Boodhoo, Robin Singh, Nigel Roopnarine and others. Special performances by Sangeeta Bahadur, Kenrick Cheeks and lots more! Tickets are $20 – $35.

Sunday, July 8:

Meet the Author of Brown Girl in the Room at Chapters Brampton, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Meet Priya Ramsingh, author of Brown Girl in the Room who will be signing copies of her novel. The story follows a young woman of colour trying to make her way in the workplace. As the plot unfolds, the subtle tones of discrimination begins to surface. Critics have called it relatable, realistic and “all too familiar.”

Peel Pride Day at Garden Square, 12 – 5 p.m.
Experience art, performance, and family-friendly programming. Listen to Drag Storytime by Fay & Fluffy, browse a variety of community exhibitors, and enjoy live entertainment all afternoon.

Kids’ Studio Orientation at Chinguacousy Library, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
A required introduction to available equipment and software and an explanation of guidelines for studio use. Registration required.

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