The Living Lab
As part of the Dundas Connects engagement process, an initiative called the Living Lab has bee developed to allow staff to creatively reach new audiences, engage the public, and to promote the Dundas Connects project to residents and other stakeholders.
1. Urban Green
This will include pop-up flower planters/greenery and a public art game leading people to waste receptacles. This feature will be adjacent to the bus stop, not inside the shelter adjacent to the bus shelter at the NW corner of Cawthra and Dundas Street from September 19-26, 2016.
2. Making Connections
The activation will shine a light on the many unique features that exist along Dundas, reconnecting pedestrians to the street by installing wayfinding signage.
There will be 18 signs around the Dundas intersections from Mississauga Rd to Dixie Rd from September 30 throughout October.
Reduce Your Food Waste - Take the Challenge
Take the Peel challenge and reduce your food waste by the equivalent of a watermelon this year.
To find simple tips that can help the average Peel household cut food waste and save up to $112 per month go to:
REMEMBER: ALWAYS put food waste in your backyard composter or organics bins, NEVER in your recycling or garbage.
Mississauga's Free Doors Open Event - October 1, 2016
The City of Mississauga, in collaboration with local arts, culture and heritage organizations, is hosting its free Doors Open event. During the day, residents can explore more than 40 places of interest and learn about art, heritage, architecture and places of worship.
Dixie Presbyterian Church
3065 Cawthra Road
Visit the 106 year old sanctuary. View the modern stained glass windows and visit the working box tower. Read about their 138 year history within the community. Enjoy performances by the renowned Mississauga Choral Society.
Fire Prevention Week - October 9-15, 2016
Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services is reminding residents about the importance of checking the expiration dates on all smoke and carbon monoxide alarms through this year's campaign 'Don't Wait, Check the Date!' Replace smoke alarms every 10 years.
To support Fire Prevention Week, Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services will be at various locations throughout the city to talk to residents about what they can do to keep their homes and families safe; full schedule in the link below.
Schedule of Events
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