Mississauga program allows residents to play tourist

Mississauga, September 25 (CINEWS): A large number of Mississauga residents end up simply considering it a dormitory suburb where they go to sleep. The Culture Days program is designed to get those residents out and aboutculture days the city and experience all it has to offer. The fifth annual Culture Days weekend takes place September 25, 26 and 27, and will feature thousands of free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to participate “behind-
the-scenes,” to discover the world of artists, creators, historians, architects, curators, designers and other creative people in their communities across Canada.
Doors Open is a playground for the curious. It’s taking place in Mississauga this weekend on Saturday, September 26. If you have ever wanted to explore churches that you are not a member of, museums that you don’t spend enough time in or galleries that you keep meaning to check out, this day was designed for you.
This year’s theme is sport heritage. Four of the city’s sporting destinations will be featured during the one-day event. All sites are open on Saturday, September 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Mississauga Canoe Club
Just north of the mouth of the Credit River, the Mississauga Canoe Club has been part of the community since 1958. This is a great place for all ages to learn about this truly Canadian sport.

-Mississauga Sports Hall of Fame
The Mississauga Sports Council has chronicled the achievements of Mississauga’s greatest athletes and coaches. A tribute to the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games is currently on display.

Ontario Centre for Classical Sports
This facility is the largest indoor archery range in the GTA with 34 shooting lanes. Fencing matches will be staged throughout the day. Visual artist, Rosie Sayegh will display her work.

Vic Johnston Community Centre
Vic Johnston Community Centre is a multipurpose facility that has been the centre point for hockey, skating, community events and meetings for the last five decades.

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