Brampton Library hosts Teen Author Readings

Come out for an evening of magnificent readings from aspiring and talented young poets, authors, and singers. The event is to inspire published and promising teen authors. Enjoy an evening of creative expressions and support youth talent in Brampton. There is no admission fee, but seating is limited. When:  Thursday, February 21, 2012 from 6:00 [...]

Artists 18 to 25 wanted for Young at Art show

Beaux-Arts Brampton has put out a call-out to young artists for their Young at Art show. This is an excellent opportunity for youth age 18 to 25 to showcase their painting, printmaking, mixed media and sculpture work in the gallery. The Young at Art Show will run from Tuesday Feb. 5th to Sat. March 2nd [...]

Suzie McNeil and Down With Webster rock Brampton’s New Year’s Eve Bash!

This New Year’s Eve, get ready to celebrate in royal style! In honour of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, downtown Brampton will be transformed into a regal winter wonderland. The streets will come alive with stilt walkers, jugglers, fire eaters, and fun for the whole family! Come out and enjoy a skate at Gage Park, carnival [...]

Brampton Harvest Clean-up

Brampton Clean City’s annual Harvest Cleanup campaign encourages all residents to clean up our city’s green spaces throughout the month of October. Cleanups can be big or small – ravines, walkways, trails, boulevards, school yards, parking lots, sports fields, woodlots, urban forests all need attention. Families, schools, community groups, individuals, businesses and neighbourhoods can register [...]

Progressive Arts for Progressive Kids offers quality art classes for children and teens!

Starting Saturday October 13 2012 for 6 week, professional artist and published illustrator Daniela Easter offers art classes for children. Her fall 2012 Progressive Arts for Progressive Kids session of art classes for children 8-12 years old starts Saturday, October 13th and runs for 6 Saturdays. The morning class is Course #2 Portraits in Pencil [...]

Toastmasters Youth Leadership Workshops at Brampton Library

The Brampton Library and Toastmasters International have partnered to help youth ages 14 to 18 develop their communication and leadership skills so they can become leaders in business, industry and their community. Overcome the nervousness everyone feels when asked to speak before an audience Organize and present your ideas logically and convincingly Deliver short impromptu [...]

Brampton Library’s Youth Writing Club

Brampton Library’s Youth Writing Club encourages young writers to share their original writings for peer editing and group appreciation. The Club is designed for youth interested in writing short stories, essays, novels, poetry, and other forms of literature. When: Meeting once monthly from 6:00 – 8:00 pm; first meeting September 26, 2012,  see Brampton Library [...]

One-day babysitting classes at Brampton Library

Brampton Library is once again hosting several one day babysitting classes for youth ages 11 to 14 over this summer! Facilitated by St. John Ambulance, this is a also an excellent program for teaching emergency skills to students who are occasionally alone at home. Certificates are issued upon completion. All classes will run from 9:30am [...]

Brampton Extreme Sport Summer Camp Programs – Try It Series!

Brampton teens and youth have an opportunity to try out skateboarding,  aggressive rollerblading and BMX riding through the City of Brampton’s Try It Series! The City provides all equipment and instructors (equipment is limited, so registration is required). A signed waiver must be completed by all participants onsite (a parent or guardian must sign for [...]

Brampton Library challenges teens to read and win this summer!

Starting June 1, 2012 teens (13-19 years) are challenged to help Brampton Library reach their goal of 1,000,000 pages during their Teen Summer Reading Challenge! Read any book of your choice and enter online for a chance to win a weekly prize. You can read fiction and non-fiction books both in print and digital formats. [...]