Learn about the early history of the Black communities of Peel through community exhibitions, hands-on activities and a 1 p.m. pop-up music performance by Juno Award winner Liberty Silver.
Help us kick off our celebration of 150 years Canada, Peel County and PAMA's Courthouse and Jail! Explore exhibitions, take part in fun activities and performances.
This collaboration with PAMA and the Early Literacy Specialists from the Region of Peel will engage families with hands on activities and stories each month. Themes include:
Feb. 11 - Sculpture
March 11 - Upcycling
April 8 - Nature
This program is brought to you by PAMA and the Early Literacy Team from the Region of Peel.
FAMILY ART and YOGA
Saturday, 2 - 3:30 P.M.
Included with PAMA admission (pre-registration is required for each date)
Come play and explore the many themes of Yoga, from fluttering Butterflies to roaring Lions! Learn some classic yoga movements led by yoga instructor Margarita, PLUS explore our Art Buffet - exploratory learning at its best! We will have a variety of art materials to choose from set up in a 'buffet' style to help create your masterpiece.
January 21 - Listen
February 4 - Love
February 18 - Peace
March 4 - Dream
March 18 - Lions
All levels and ages of yoga students are welcome. Art supplies are included; please bring your own yoga mat.
Looking for some exciting activities over the March Break? PAMA is the
place to be! Each day during March Break, PAMA is offering programming and
instructor led drop-in activities.
Art and Stories, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
This collaboration with PAMA
and the Early Literacy Specialists from the Region of Peel will engage families
with hands on activities and stories. This month's theme is upcycling. Pre-registration is required, included with
11 and 12Spring
Forward Art Buffet, 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Be creative as we "Spring Forward" and gain
an extra hour of sunlight for Daylight Saving Time. Use different types of
springs to create your one-of-a-kind art piece. Drop in and included with admission.
Pirate Puppet Show
First performance: 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
1:00 - 1:45 p.m.
The Purple Pirate Puppet Show adventure on the high sea! Join the chase for the Great Purple Whale.
Applefun Puppetry presents this 45-minute interactive program. Afterwards,
everyone learns how to make a paper puppet to take home. Pre-registration is required, included with admission.
Boxes, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
This Holi, the Spring Festival of
Colours, make a Trinket Box based on traditional
Indian handcrafts to keep all of your special items safe. Drop in and included
Art Installation with Tharmilla Rajasingam, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
on this community art activity celebrating the people of the Region of Peel.
Drop in and included with admission.
Texture Studio, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Join in on this open studio workshop and explore the depth and substance
of texture. Drop in and included with admission.
Mobile Art Buffet, 10:00
a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Create your very own Canada 150 mobile at
PAMA's art buffet. Drop in and included with admission.
Face Painting, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Be the art. Get your
face painted at PAMA! Drop in and included with admission.
Graphic Scene in a Box, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Get inspired by the
artist Seth and the exhibition Heading to
Palookaville: Seth and the Art of the Graphic Novel. Use cartoon animals
and images to create your own Canadian Graphic Scene in a Box. Drop in and included
16Reptilia Live at PAMA
First performance: 1 - 1:30 p.m.
Second performance: 1:30 - 2:00 p.m.
snakes and turtles, oh my. Bring your March Break to life! This exciting show
features an assortment of scaly and fantastic creatures from Reptilia
, live at PAMA. To learn
more, visit www.reptilia.org
. Pre-registration is required, included with
Watercolour, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
experiment with watercolour painting techniques while learning about the
Blanding's Turtle - a threatened species in the Region of Peel, as well as
other species of Ontario turtles. Learn more about how you can help with the Adopt-A-Pond program from the Toronto Zoo.
Drop in and included with admission.
Drumming Circle, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
PAMA and the Peel Aboriginal Network invite you to join an evening of shared
traditions and songs.
Music with Matt Zaddy
performance: 1:00 - 1:45 p.m.Second
performance: 2:00 - 2:45 p.m
River North perform Celtic
music for St. Patrick's Day - River North with Matt Zaddy & Heather
Christine will pay tribute to their Irish heritage. This interactive
performance will consist of traditional Irish folk music and the stories behind
it relating to the Irish people who settled all over the world. They will
also include some modern Celtic influenced music from some of Canada's greatest
songwriters. Pre-registration is
required, included with admission.
Knot Activity, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Weave your own Celtic Knot on St. Patrick's
Day. A Celtic Knot is a symbol of love and eternity, with no beginning and no
in and included with admission.
March 18Family Art and Yoga, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Strike a pose
and learn some classic yoga movements led by yoga instructor Margarita. Then
create a unique piece of art to take home. Pre-registration is required, included with admission.
March 18 - March 19Maple Fun, 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
the maple syrup harvest season with your very own maple leaf painting. Drop in and included
and groups interested in programming must contact PAMA to book a program in
Advanced registration is recommended for all registered
To register Online
You can register for one of our workshops or classes by calling (905)
791-4055 to speak with a Customer Service Representative.
You can register in person at any Service Peel counter
located at 9 Wellington Street East.