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War’s End: Peel Stories of WWI

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 30, 2019

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA), 9 Wellington St E
Brampton, ON L6W 1Y1 CA
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Included with cost of admission

In November 1918 families across Peel rejoiced and mourned when World War I ended. Explore firsthand accounts, photographs, documents, art, and artifacts which provide a powerful glimpse into the impact of the war on daily life a century ago.

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CMOW – Cheltenham 55+ Health and Wellness Program

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Cheltenham Baptist Church, 14520 Creditview Rd
Caledon, L7C 1N5 Canada
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Free

Caledon Meals on Wheels provides a seniors' fitness class, nutritious snack, and program which may include a guest speaker, craft, games or brain challenge.

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Vital Signs

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 20, 2019

Headwaters Arts Gallery, 1402 Queen St
Alton, ON L7K 0C3 CA
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As we move into a refreshing time of year, members showcase original 2- and 3-dimensional works of art. Mar 9: reception to meet the artists, 1-4pm. Easter Weekend we are open Good Friday and closed Easter Sunday and Monday.

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North Is Freedom

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA), 9 Wellington St E
Brampton, ON L6W 1Y1 CA
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Regular admission

This photographic essay from Canadian photographer Yuri Dojc celebrates the Canadian descendants of freedom seekers who escaped slavery in the United States in the years before the American Civil War. Their stories are both personal and historical. These Canadians are proud of their ancestors’ courage. Feb 25: Winter exhibitions reception, 2-4pm.

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Ronald Bloore: Black and White

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 26, 2019

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA), 9 Wellington St E
Brampton, ON L6W 1Y1 CA
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Regular admission

Explore works by Brampton-born Ronald Bloore, who later became the founding member of the Regina Five, paving the way of the Abstract movement in Canada in the 1960s. Inspired by his travels abroad, Bloore renounced the use of colour in 1962, hoping to achieve the same awe-inspiring quality he felt while looking at ancient architecture.

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Karan Kaur: Contemporary Sikh Fashion

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until June 9, 2019

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA), 9 Wellington St E
Brampton, ON L6W 1Y1 CA
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The fusion of fashion and belief come together in the first international exhibition of Australian native Karan Kaur’s innovative and inspiring approach to fashion at PAMA. Regular admission.

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Selections from the Vault

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 5, 2019

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA), 9 Wellington St E
Brampton, ON L6W 1Y1 CA
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This new exhibition will spark dialogue between PAMA’s collection and seasonal exhibitions, exploring printmaking, painting, sculpture and drawing. Regular admission.

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Celebrate Sikh Heritage Month at PAMA

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 30, 2019

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA), 9 Wellington St E
Brampton, ON L6W 1Y1 CA
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Learn more about Sikh culture and history through exhibitions, performances and workshops. Check out this year's feature exhibition - Karan Kaur: The Style of Life. Questioning traditions in fashion is at the core of this exhibition, and exploring ways in which new ideas in the Sikh community and beyond will emerge. Don't miss special events…

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Celebrate Sikh Heritage Month at PAMA

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 30, 2019

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA), 9 Wellington St E
Brampton, ON L6W 1Y1 CA
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Free

Sikh Heritage Month at Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) provides everyone with an opportunity to learn more about Sikh culture and history through exhibitions, performances and workshops. Free Admission for the month of April is courtesy of the Sikh Foundation of Canada and the Region of Peel. Check out this year's feature exhibition…

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National Canadian Film Day

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orangeville Public Library – Mill St, 1 Mill St
Orangeville, ON L9W 2M2 CA
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Free

Join us as we celebrate National Canadian Film Day, a massive, one-day, coast-to-coast celebration of Canadian cinema. Refreshments provided and no registration required. Check the website for film details.

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PAWS to Read Wednesdays @ Mill

April 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

Orangeville Public Library – Mill St, 1 Mill St
Orangeville, ON L9W 2M2 CA
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Children love to cozy up and read to a four-legged friend from Therapeutic Paws of Canada. Each child reserves a weekly 15-minute time slot to read aloud to a trained therapy dog. Registration is accepted on a first come, first served basis. Free, contact Cheryl at [email protected] to register.

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Paws to Read Tuesdays and Wednesdays @ Alder

April 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

Orangeville Public Library – Alder St, 275 Alder St
Orangeville, ON CA
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Children love to cozy up and read to a four-legged friend from Therapeutic Paws of Canada. Each child reserves a weekly 15-minute time slot to read aloud to a trained therapy dog. Registration is accepted on a first come, first served basis. Free, contact Cheryl at [email protected] to register.

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DWIB Team-Building & Networking Event

April 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Let Me Out Escape Rooms, 634227 Hwy 10
Mono, L9W 5P4
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$32

Get ready for Dufferin Women in Business' (DWIB) next great adventure. Your team-building skills will come into play as you try to escape the room before the clock stops ticking. Get your registration in early - you don't want to miss this one!  

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The Next Stage – Grades 9-12

April 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 22, 2019

Nancy & Doc Gillies Rehearsal Hall, 065371 Dufferin County Rd 3
Orangeville, Canada
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$195

The Next Stage is an advanced program for those ready to take acting to the next level. This program focuses on intensive acting techniques and various disciplines of theatre. Participants will have the opportunity to build on their current skill base, and explore new challenges and methodologies.

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Coffee, Conversation & Books – Claire Smith

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brewed Awakenings, 14 Main St. South
Grand Valley, Canada
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Free

Meet author Claire Smith, an internationally known equestrian rider until a tragic accident at a competition left her with life-altering complications.

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Attitude Adjustment: Understanding Your Child’s Challenging Behaviour

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 1, 2019

Parkinson Centennial School, 120 Lawrence Ave
Orangeville, Ontario L9W 1S8 Canada
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Children don’t do things just to push our buttons. We’ll take a look at the goals of both positive and negative behaviour to reveal the hidden messages and reasons behind our children’s actions. We’ll also take a look at the role personality and temperament play. When we understand why children behave the way they do,…

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Creemore Horticultural Society Meetings

April 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Luke’s Anglican Church Hall, 22 Caroline Street West
Creemore, L0M 1G0
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Free

Miriam Goldberger of Wildflower Farm speaks on The Real History of the Lawn in North America, followed by snacks and social time. Visitors are always welcome. Miriam will have products available for sale so bring $$! Please email for more information.  

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All Day

Colours!

April 17
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 7, 2020

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA), 9 Wellington St E
Brampton, ON L6W 1Y1 CA
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What’s your favourite colour? Children of all ages can explore the many meanings of colours in our world, through hands-on, family-friendly fun. Regular admission.

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