News Release: February 11, 2020
Let’s Talk about Trash Weekend and Free Family Day Fun at PAMA
BRAMPTON, ON (Feb. 11, 2020) – Peel Art Gallery Museum and Archives’ (PAMA) upcoming Family Day weekend features a repair café, waste panel discussion and other family fun activities.
Saturday, Feb. 15
- Repair Café in Partnership of Sheridan Mission Zero, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Repair Cafés are free gatherings that are all about repairing things together! Volunteers will not only help you fix your items, they will also show you how to do the repairs. Repair Cafés aim to change society’s throw away mindset and reduce the amount of waste we send to the landfill or incineration.
- Let’s Talk About Trash: Waste Reduction Panel, 1 – 3 p.m.
Waste Reduction & Climate Change Panel featuring local advocates who will discuss the various initiatives and contributions that can be made for a waste wise future in Peel.
Sunday, Feb. 16
- Family Sunday FUNday, 1 – 4 p.m.
Engage with art through special activities based on the exhibitions and themes throughout the Art Gallery, Museum and Archives. This month bring in your own t-shirt to create a reusable bag.
Monday, Feb. 17, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Free admission day)
- Musical performances from Junkestra with Mark Sepic at 11 a.m., 12:30 and 2 p.m.
- Digital Graffiti Wall
- Colouring Room
- Bottle Cap Castanets
- Fingerprint Family Tree
PAMA is a place to explore and learn about Peel Region’s culture and heritage, as well as use conversation, questions and stories to help make new and fascinating connections to the surrounding community. Throughout the year, PAMA offers a variety of workshops and programs for all ages, families and adults. With so many different programs to choose from, PAMA has something for everyone. Operated by the Region of Peel, PAMA is located at 9 Wellington Street, East in Brampton. Visit pama.peelregion.ca to learn more.
The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected Community for Life for more than 1.5 million people and 175,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. Recognized as a leader in management and service delivery, the Region of Peel is the only government organization at any level to receive Excellence Canada's Platinum Award for Excellence, Innovation and Wellness®. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter at @regionofpeel.
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