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Star Light, Star Bright: Capture the Magic of the Season at Mississauga’s Tree Lighting

Nov 16, 2010

Mayor Hazel McCallion and Members of Council capture the magic of the season with a sparkling “Star Light, Star Bright” Tree Lighting this Friday nightin the Living Arts Centre Park. 

What: Mississauga Tree Lighting
*Star-gaze with astronomers
*Create cosmic crafts and gingerbread cookies
*Stare up at the galaxy from the Royal Ontario Museum Starlab
*Be dazzled by a Star Light Cirque Spectacular
*Groove to a Motown Holiday Show featuring R&B/Soul quartet BLuSouL
*Check out a dynamic performance by TVOKids Don’t Sit Still

When: Friday, November 19, 2010, 7 - 9 p.m.

Where: Living Arts Centre Park
4141 Living Arts Drive (Duke of York Blvd. and Princess Royal Dr.)
Mississauga, ON
L5B 4B8

Who: Mayor Hazel McCallion
        Members of Council
        Santa Claus

Details:
Call 3-1-1 (or 905-615-4311 if calling outside City limits) or Visit
www.mississauga.ca/celebratetheseason.

Donate children's skates at the event to get on Santa's nice list.  Skates will be used to increase participation in the City of Mississauga Enersource Got Skates? program. Visit www.gotskates.ca for program information. 

Friday also kicks off the Rotary Club of Mississauga's "Rotary Festival of Lights."  Experience Brilliance with 100 festive lit trees and 70,000 LED lights on display at City Centre from November 19, 2010 to January 21, 2011.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is one of Greater Toronto's Top 90 Employers for 2010. Enhancing its citizens' quality of life by providing superior services, revitalizing its infrastructure and conserving the environment, Mississauga is committed to innovation, operational excellence and fiscal responsibility which is reflected in its motto: "Leading Today for Tomorrow."

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Lindsay Francini
Employee Communications Advisor
Phone: 905-615-3200 x4073
TTY:    905-896-5151
Email:   lindsay.francini@mississauga.ca


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