March 2017
Earth Hour
Shine a Light on Climate Action
Join the City of Brampton by switching off your lights on Saturday, March 25 from 8:30 to 9:30 pm to send a message that you care about protecting our environment. 

The City will join millions of individuals, businesses and governments around the world by turning off all non-essential lights for Earth Hour, as part of the World Wildlife Foundation's global environmental awareness campaign.

All non-essential lighting at municipal facilities will be shut off during Earth Hour. Lighting affecting public safety, security or service - such as streetlights, stoplights, park pathway lighting and parking lot lights at City facilities - will remain on. 

Everyone is encouraged to participate. Spend some quality time with family and friends or do some stargazing. Remember to be extra careful if you're using candles! Use this time to go beyond the hour and consider steps you can take to save energy and reduce your carbon footprint all year round.

Bunny EGGScitement
Bunny EGGScitement hops back into town March 26 to April 9. Several recreation centres across the City will be hosting fun activities for kids, including face art, crafts, music, safety swims and skating. Admission is free with a non-perishable food donation. [more...]
Start March Break at the Rose
All together! Join us as we kick off March Break with PAMA (Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives), the Brampton Library and Beaux Arts. Come for free crafts, colouring, face-painting and storytelling on March 13 from 2 to 3 pm! For even more fun, stick around to enjoy a movie (tickets required)!  [more...]
Snow Update
The good news: spring is just around the corner. The bad news: we're not quite there yet. According to The Weather Network, Brampton gets an average of 19 cm of snow in March. Be ready for it - visit the City's website for snow clearing updates.  [more...]

Great Things Are Happening
Don't Forget
Sports Brampton Hall of Fame
The Sports Brampton Hall of Fame website has a new look. Go online to learn about this year's inductees, make a nomination and find out about upcoming events. 
Brampton Farmers' Market Call for Vendors
Apply now to be a vendor at the 2017 Downtown Farmers' Market.  Application deadline for new vendors is March 24.  [more...]
March Break Programs
Keep the kids active and learning over March Break.  A wide variety of day camps, drop-ins and fun activities are available at recreation centres across the city.  [more...]

Swim to Survive 14+
Free water-safety training programs are available for teens and adults, where participants learn the skills necessary to survive a fall into water. Classes are available at every City-owned swimming pool. 
Spring/Summer Recreation Guide
Brampton's new recreation guide is now available online. Use the Recreation Search Tool to find programs for your family and download your own custom brochure!  [more...]
Street Parking During Snowfall
When there is snowfall, do not park on the street until it has been plowed and salted, even if you have a valid parking permit.  [more...]

Upcoming Public Meetings
Wednesday, March 1
Committee of Council (9:30 am)
Wednesday, March 8
City Council (9:30 am)
Thursday, March 2
Brampton School Traffic Safety Council 
(9:30 am)
Sports Hall of Fame Committee (7 pm)
*Schedules subject to change. 
Monday, March 6
Planning and Development Committee (7 pm)

As part of its commitment to being an open and accessible government, the City of Brampton encourages public participation in its decision-making process. For a full schedule of this month's public meetings, visit our website. [more...] 

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