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Imagination Park Brings Weekend Playtime to Mississauga Celebration Square

Oct 01, 2012

Summer may be over, but there still is fun to be had at Mississauga Celebration Square. On Saturday and Sunday afternoons during the month of October, children of all ages are invited to play at Imagination Park - an interactive playground made of giant, movable blocks.

"This is the first time we are bringing this exciting concept to Mississauga Celebration Square," said Melissa Agius, manager, Mississauga Celebration Square Events. "Kids can build, discover and unleash their inner explorer every weekend in October."

What: Imagination Park
An interactive playground made of giant, movable blocks

When: Saturdays & Sundays in October
Noon - 5 p.m.

Where: Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, Ontario L5B 3C1

Cost: Free

On Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28 from noon-to 5 p.m., the City's Culture Division and comic art collective, Spent Pencils, will transform the centre roadway through Mississauga Celebration Square into a paper road. The public is invited to write, draw, and leave messages on the roadway, using superheroes and action figures as inspiration.

On Saturday, October 27, visitors can also check out the annual Mississauga Book Fest at Mississauga Central Library from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  For more information on Book Fest, visit http://www.mississauga.ca/portal/residents/bookfest

Imagination Park is made of a series of giant, movable play pieces designed by Imagination Playground™. For more information, visit http://imaginationplayground.com/.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and more than 54,000 businesses, including more than 60 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 "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.

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Laurel Schut
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Phone: 905-615-3200 x5832
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