That time is upon us once again! Culture Days 2015 kicks off with a plethora of fun, thought-provoking, creative and interesting activities throughout the city. Here’s 8 you’ve got to check out and many more on the Culture Days website!
PaintSpace Art Lounge the mobile art studio provides a creative art experience from the comfort of your own home, business or other unique venues. Join PaintSpace for a FREE DROP IN painting session during CultureDays. All supplies are provided. No experience required and you’ll get to take your piece home!
Time: Sat Sept 26 – 11:00am – 1:00pm
Place: Mount Pleasant Village 100 Commuter Drive
ANYONE can learn to DJ in just five minutes! Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or professional, you will have a chance to play on some Pioneer DJ equipment live in Garden Square! Follow the music where you will find us under the BIG screen in Garden Square. Corner of Main Street & Queen Street. Get ready to spin some music for the crowd!
Time: Sept 25 – 5pm – 8pm
Sept 26-27 – 3:00 – 6:00pm
Place: 1 Theatre Lane, Garden Square
Free Art Friday is a global movement where artists gift pieces of work to the public by leaving them around the city for people to find them. Free Art Friday Peel will include artists from across Peel region. Keep your eye out around town on Friday Sept 25 and you could take home some free art to make your own.
Time: Friday Sept 25 – 9:00am – 9:00pm
Place: All around Brampton
Stop by Stadium Comics at Shoppers World Mall on Saturday and Sunday to create your very own comic book cover! They’ll have free cover paper, supplies, and talented independent comic book artist Marvin Law on hand to help you create your masterpiece. If you feel like trying it on an actual blank cover comic book, they’ll have those available as well, for a small fee. See you there!
Time: Sept 26 & 27 – 10am -6pm
Place: Stadium Comics – 499 Main Street South #104
FUZION is a high intensity athletic dance workout “infuzed” with moves inspired by hiophop, reggae, soca, and urban dance. Join a free class at the Farmer’s Market in Garden Square on Saturday. Get your workout in and have some fun! Don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes!
Time: Sat Sept 26 – 12:00 – 1:30pm
Place: Garden Square
Everyone is invited to bring their guitars, young and old, professional and amateur from all walks of life to come and play “Big Yellow Taxi” by Canadian Icon Joni Mitchell. Hosting will be Toni Gavrilovic, Owner of The Rock School Brampton. Toni will give his largest step by step guitar class resulting in everyone playing “Big Yellow Taxi” in unison together.
Time: Sat Sept 26, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Place: Lester B. Pearson Theatre 150 Central Park Drive
Come and explore the historic Peel County Courthouse and former Council Chambers, in guided tours with the PAMA’s Visitor Service Guides. These sections are normally closed to the public, so do not miss out on this exclusive event! Tours will happen every 20 minutes starting at 10:00am.
Time: Sat Sept 26 – 10:00am – 3:30pm
Place: Peel Art Gallery 1 Wellington St
Stories and words are not meant just for the page, but for the ear.You are invited to Community Poetry an oratory experience and introduction to spoken word poetry. Speak with artists, see how poetry can be shared from the stage, and try your hand at creating poetry by joining our community poem.
Time: Sat Sept 26, 2015 – 2-4:30pm
Place: 20 Loafer’s Lake Lane
Don’t forget to check out the other Culture Days activities going on in Brampton over the weekend here.