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October/November 2015
Brampton Soccer Centre Gardens
Connecting kids with nature
A pair of enterprising City gardeners have transformed the gardens around the Brampton Soccer Centre's spray pad into a place of exploration, where children can let their imaginations soar. City employees Megan and Courtney have created a series of new, kid-friendly garden zones to give campers and families something to see, smell, touch, and even eat!
The "Giants" garden features huge plants, with "Fairy" gardens tucked within it, complete with a tiny cottage and pair of rubber boots. A sensory garden offers plants with different textures, smells, and tastes, plus the sound of wind chimes in the breeze. Butterfly and bird gardens are designed to welcome native birds and pollinators, and a lush vegetable garden is bursting with organic spinach, beets, tomatoes, peppers, and peas.
Anyone visiting the Soccer Centre is welcome to explore these beautiful gardens, designed to bring children and nature together. 
Budget 2016
The Budget 2016 process has started. Residents are encouraged to get involved and provide their feedback on what services and programs are important to them. Try the Budget Allocator and tell us how you'd like to spend the City's budget. [more...] 
Official Plan Review
The Official Plan is Brampton's roadmap for growth and development. It is a legal document that impacts everything around you, including housing, employment, transportation, roads, and parks. It's time to update our Official Plan to make sure it still meets the needs of our community. We want to hear from you. 
Canada 55+ Games
Brampton will host the Canada 55+ Games on August 16 to 19, 2016. Be part of the action as an event volunteer! Whether you would like to serve on a planning committee, or keep score at a sporting event, a wide variety of roles are available. [more...]
Great Things Are Happening
Don't Forget!
Fire Prevention Week
Brampton Fire and Emergency Services is hosting activities the first week of October, with the theme "Hear the Beep Where You Sleep" - every bedroom needs a working smoke alarm. Find out about Domino's Pizza night, Home Depot visits, and other great events. [more...]
Make your event historic
Experience the elegance of a beautifully-restored 19th century mansion in Brampton's downtown. Alderlea is now available for weddings, conferences, meetings, photo and film shoots, and other special events. [more...]
Fright Nights 
Starting October 3, join us for fun activities, including a haunted house, face art, crafts for kids, wagon rides, marshmallow roasting, music, swimming, skating, and more! Admission is free with a non-perishable food donation. [more...]
MakerSpace Brampton
Programs are ramping up at MakerSpace Brampton. Get hands-on and interactive at your local library branch with robotics, 3D printing, and STEM learning, plus special events and networking around innovation and entrepreneurship. [more...]
Brampton Beast vs Team India
The Brampton Beast will play a friendly game against the National Ice Hockey Team of India on October 9, at The Powerade Centre. A portion of the ticket sales will be donated to Team India. Don't miss this historic event - buy your tickets today! [more...] 
Open Data available
The City has launched its Open Data website that provides data in easy, machine-readable formats. Those interested in developing apps that provide easy solutions for citizens now have access to a variety of downloadable data sets. [more...]
Be inspired and informed
Dream big and get the support to make it happen. Headlined by David Usher at the Rose Theatre on October 29, connect with thought leaders, innovators, and creative thinkers at various events around Brampton. [more...]
School zone parking regulations
Kids are back at school and drivers are urged to pay attention to parking rules . Be sure to turn off your car when stopped for more than three minutes. [more...]    
The Great Pumpkin Party
On November 1, from 5 to 7 pm, residents are invited to bring their pumpkins to Garden Square where they can be lit up one last time before being composted. Free activities, educational displays, entertainment, and more. [more...] 
Swim for Life
Learning to swim is fun, healthy, and it could save your life. We offer instruction for all ages and levels of ability, as well as private, semi-private, family, and female/male-only lessons. Sign up today!
Sports Day in Canada
Celebrate Sports Day in Canada on November 21, at Brampton's free "Try-it Sports Day" for all ages. Try a new sport, meet professional athletes, and win great prizes!  [more...] 

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