Celebrate National Youth Week with Events Across Mississauga
The City celebrates National Youth Week - May 1 to 7 - with events across Mississauga for youth ages 12 to 18.
Entertainment and activities | April 26, 2018
From May 1 to 7, the City of Mississauga is celebrating National Youth Week. Hosted by youth ages 12 to 18, the weeklong festival is dedicated to the celebration of youth and their active participation in the community. It empowers youth to make a difference within their community through music, film, the arts, culture and sport. Throughout the week, a variety of activities and events will be taking place at community centres and libraries across the city.
National Youth Week Event Highlights
May 1 to 5, 7: Six locations across the city are hosting a talent search for youth to showcase their skills for a chance to win a recording session at Metalworks Studios.
Tuesday, May 1: River Grove Community Centre is running a workshop about graffiti and spray painting. Youth will have the chance to contribute to a collaborative art piece at the centre.
Wednesday, May 2: South Common Community Centre is featuring a session with a registered nutritionist to teach youth how to make healthy smoothies and explain the importance of active living.
In 2017, National Youth Week, previously known as Rebel, hosted more than 300 free events featuring more than 400 artists and 8,000 people across the city. In addition, 253 youth provided 1,657 hours of volunteering during National Youth Week.