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Adult Programs

Adult programming and events are all included in the cost of admission, unless otherwise stated and are designed for ages 16+. To register for programs and events, please see details at the bottom of this page.

KNIT@PAMA

Thursday Nights, 6 - 8 p.m. 
Drop-in for an evening of knitting and conversation. Beginners and experienced knitters are welcome! Supplies and knitting support are included. Free admission to this activity only.

  • April 26

Knitting

Open Studio 

Thursday, April 26, 6 - 8:30 p.m.
Open Studio
Calling all artists, come together to work in an open studio at PAMA. Work independently, share or collaborate in this supportive studio environment. All art forms are welcome. Please bring your own supplies. No solvent-based materials. Free admission to studio only.

BRAMPTON FOLK CONCERTS

Second Thursdays, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Brampton Folk Club presents a musical evening, backed by a changing lineup of local musicians. 
  • May 10 - Flowers in your Hair with March Yan, Brian Gladstone and Glen Hornblast
  • June 14 - Sunshine on My Shoulders with Carlos Medina, Barry Mulcahy and Joanne Hodgson
Folk Music Courtroom

PEEL ABORIGINAL DRUMMING CIRCLE

Third Thursdays, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
PAMA and the Peel Aboriginal Network (PAN) invite you to participate in an evening of shared traditions and songs. To learn more about PAN visit www.peelaboriginalnetwork.com 
Free admission to this activity only. 
  • May 17
  • June 21
  • July 19
  • Aug. 16
Drumming Circle PAN

QUEER EXPOSURE

Thursday April 26, 6 - 8:30 p.m. 
Queer Exposure, presented by LAMP Community Health Centre is a  LGBTQ+ Drop-in program. Join the in this creative arts program and learn a new skill each month.  Free admission to this activity only. 

This month's program will be held at the LAMP Community Health Centre:
2555 Unit 7 Dixie Road, Mississauga 

OPEN STUDIO

April 26, 6 - 8:30 p.m. 
Calling all artists! Come together to work in an open studio at PAMA. Work independently, share or collaborate in this supportive studio environment. All art forms are welcome. Please bring your own supplies. No solvent-based materials. Free admission to studio only.

MAY IS MUSEUM MONTH (FREE WEEKEND)

  • Saturday, May 19, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
  • Sunday, May 20, 1 - 5 p.m.
Please note we are closed for Victoria Day on Monday, May 21.

GREEN THUMB GARDENING WORKSHOPS 

Wednesdays, 1 - 2:30 p.m. 
In Partnership with Ecosource
Admission is free to this program and registration is required.
  • May 16 - Gardening at Home in Any Space
    Learn how you can grow (and eat) your own healthy sprouts and microgreens indoors, no special equipment or lights required. Reserve Your Spot Now
  • May 23 - Growing Herbs and Making Herbal Teas
    Learn the basics of growing herbs as well as uses and make your own tea blends. Reserve Your Spot Now
  • May 30 - World of Wild Weeds
    Plants are powerful organisms that can harm, heal and sometimes take over the whole yard. 
Discover what kinds of plants are growing and some of their uses. Reserve Your Spot Now 

CONNECTIONS ART AND BOOK CLUB (16+)

In Partnership with Brampton Library. Admission is free to this program and registration required through the Brampton Library, visit www.bramptonlibrary.ca to learn more. 
Book Club
Thursday, June 7, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
 Literature and storytelling connect in this inspiring book club. This month's choice is Flight Behaviour by Barbara Kingsolver. 

CELEBRATE SUMMER SOLSTICE

Thursday, June 21
  • 5:30 - 9 p.m. Enjoy tours of PAMA's We Are Here: The Story of Aboriginal People in Peel Region exhibition.
  • 7- 8:30 p.m. Aboriginal Drumming Circle with Peel Aboriginal Network (PAN)  
This is a free admission evening.

Greening Your Grounds 

Thursdays, 7 - 8 p.m.
In partnership with the Toronto Region Conservation Authority.

July 19 - Getting Started with Rainscaping
Join us for an introduction to stormwater-friendly landscaping for homeowners. Learn about rain barrels, rain chains, rain gardens and permeable paving. Participants will receive a free copy of the Greening Your Grounds Homeowner's Guide. Reserve Your Spot Now

Aug. 9 - Gardening for Birds, Butterflies and Beyond
Helping the environment starts in your own backyard. Learn how to attract and protect native species, such as Monarch butterflies, nesting songbirds and hummingbirds with beautiful landscape features.  Participants will receive a free copy of the Creating Habitat Guide. Reserve Your Spot Now

Aug. 23 - Sustainable Balcony Gardening
Learn about the inspiring beauty and practical benefits of gardening on your balcony, with a focus on native plants and edibles. You will leave with the know-how to bring your small outdoor space to life. 
Spring: Participants will have the opportunity to plant seeds in pots to get started on their beautiful, bountiful balcony! Fall: Participants will receive a seed packet to get started on their beautiful, bountiful balcony.
Reserve Your Spot Now

Aug. 30 -  Winterize Your Lawn and Garden
From lawn care and leaf clean-up, to preparing for next year's garden beds--learn what to do this fall to give your lawn and garden a head start next spring. You will leave this workshop with a plan for a healthy, beautiful yard. Reserve Your Spot Now 

ARTIST TALK with vid ingelvics and cynthia greig

Sunday, Aug., 12, 2 - 4 p.m.
Join artists Vid Ingelvics and Cynthia Greig as they walk you through their exhibition, Regarding Space.  

Creative Exchange Open Studio Artists

View all events and register online

Telephone
You can register for one of our workshops or classes by calling (905) 791-4055 to speak with a Customer Service Representative.

In-Person
You can register in person at any Service Peel counter located at 9 Wellington Street East.

In case of bad weather, call 905-791-4055 for updates about possible closures due to weather.
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