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September 26, 2015

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Bradley Museum

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1620 Orr Road
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 905-615-4860, ext. 2111
Year built: 1830
Building type: Museum
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Enjoy the country setting of historical gardens and buildings, including the Bradley House (built around 1830) and a log cabin. Take a guided tour of the house and outbuildings, and savour fresh pancakes with real maple syrup, which will be sold at this Doors Open event to support the Friends of the Museums of Mississauga.
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Dixie Presbyterian Church

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3065 Cawthra Road
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 905-277-1620
Year built: 1910
Architect: Herbert G. Paul (architect); Edward C.T. Doole (contractor)
Building type: Place of worship
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dixie Presbyterian Church was built in 1910 of Milton red pressed brick. Explore the 104-year-old sanctuary, view the beautiful, modern stained-glass window, and visit the bell tower to hear the ringing of the original bell. Learn how the community was impacted by the First World War through a special display honouring church members who served. Elevator access to the sanctuary.
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Downtown Mississauga Walking Tour

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Meet at Café C at 300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 905-615-3200
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
From shopping to entertainment, education to quiet reflection, Mississauga’s vibrant urban core continues to grow. Come walk Mississauga’s downtown and hear about the plans that are underway to continue its transformation into a vibrant, walkable place that offers something for everyone.
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Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple

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6525 Millcreek Drive
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 905-814-0465
Year built: 1995
Building type: Place of worship
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The objectives of Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple of Toronto are to promote the principle of humanistic Buddhism and to foster peace and harmony among all peoples of the world. The temple has a main shrine, meditation hall, a Buddhist art gallery, library and teahouse. Experienced guides will introduce visitors to the practices, culture and art of Buddhism.
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Glenerin Inn and Spa

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1695 The Collegeway
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 905-828-6103
Year built: 1927
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The Glenerin Inn, situated in the scenic Credit River Valley, was once the summer residence of wealthy Toronto lawyer Watson Evans and the site of many gala balls. In 1983, the estate became the elegant Glenerin Inn, a full-service hotel and spa, beautiful both inside and outside. The inn is truly a hidden gem in the heart of the city.
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Site is protected by the Ontario Heritage Trust

Heritage House Dental (Forster House)

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820 Britannia Road West
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 905-814-1600
Year built: 1846, rehabilitated in 2010
Style: Georgian
Building type: Commercial
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This house, built circa 1848 on a 100-acre (40.5-hectare) agricultural property granted to the Forster family, exemplifies the symmetry, order, materials and formality of the Georgian style. Heritage House Dental is a fine example of adaptive reuse – a modern business that embraces the heritage aspect of the building. The Forster House received heritage designation in 2010.
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Hindu Heritage Centre

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6300 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 905-369-0363
Year built: 2010
Architect: K. Paul Architect
Building type: Place of worship
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Hindu Heritage Centre is one of the biggest Hindu temples in Canada. They have a 10,000-square-foot (929-square-metre) prayer hall, 16 classrooms where they teach Indian languages, cultural dances and music, and a 9,000-square-foot (836-square-metre) banquet hall for cultural events.
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Trails

Kariya Park

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Kariya Drive (off Burnhamthorpe Road east of Mississauga Civic Centre)
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 905-615-3200, ext. 2109
Year built: 1992
Architect: City of Mississauga (architects Paul Taylor and Dan Euser)
Landscape type: Garden
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Kariya Park is a testament to the strong friendship between Mississauga and Kariya, Japan, cities twinned in 1981. Their lasting relationship is evident in this park, with its bronze friendship bell and a photo mosaic of over 6,700 images. The Mississauga Friendship Association will animate this site with kendo demonstrations and dance performances. Japanese refreshments will be available for sale.
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Koliba Park, Slovak Canadian Culture Society

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1720 Barbertown Road
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 416-537-7698
Year built: 1967
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Slovak-Canadians founded this unique private park to establish an inviting place reminiscent of their home country. The grounds include cabins, a chalet-style dining hall, an outdoor stage, and picnic and recreational facilities. For Doors Open, join us for coffee and a bake sale. The annual Pork Fest dinner begins at 5 p.m. (advance dinner RSVP required).
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Leslie Log House

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4415 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 905-615-4860, ext. 2111
Year built: 1826
Architect: John Leslie
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
John Leslie built this white-cedar log house for his family in 1826. The building was moved to its current location in 1994. In the spring of 2011, it opened as a Museums of Mississauga site in partnership with the Streetsville Historical Society. Enjoy exhibits, behind-the-scenes tours and hands-on children's activities during Doors Open.
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Living Arts Centre - The Gallery Space

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4141 Living Arts Drive
Mississauga, Ontario
Year built: 1997
Building type: Museum
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 45-minute theatre tours at 11 a.m., Noon, 1 and 2 p.m.
Visit the Living Arts Centre’s art gallery on the second floor and explore For the Record, a juried exhibition in contemporary photography that showcases work by regional artists. Also take a rare behind-the-scenes backstage tour of Hammerson Hall. Complimentary theatre tour tickets are available at the box office the day of. Space is limited.
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Miniature Meadowvale Village

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7091 Pond Street
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 905-564-8632
Year built: 1997-2012
Architect: Terry Wilson
Landscape type: Garden
Building type: Attraction
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The steam train sounded its whistle as passengers arrived at the Meadowvale station in 1901. Today, stroll down the village lanes past the shops, schoolhouse and mills. Named the people’s choice favourite site by Doors Open Ontario in 2011, Miniature Meadowvale Village blends history and imagination to take visitors back to village life in old Ontario.
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Ontario's sport heritage

Mississauga Sports Hall of Fame

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5600 Rose Cherry Place
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 905-267-3536
Year built: 2007
Building type: Attraction
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Come and visit this local landmark, filled with photos, memorabilia and biographies of some of Mississauga’s most talented sports heroes! Enjoy the achievements of some of Mississauga's greatest athletes and coaches. Visitors can explore the virtual Sports Hall of Fame and view the tribute to Mississauga’s sports idols. This experience is one you will not want to miss!
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Old Britannia Schoolhouse

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5576 Hurontario Street
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 905-890-1010
Year built: 1852
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
In 1833, the British Crown granted 200 acres (81 hectares) in Toronto Township for a school. The Old Britannia School House (SS 12) was built as a common school in 1852 and closed in 1959. Since its restoration in 1983, the school has served as a living history site for the role playing of bygone days.
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Old Credit Brewing Co. Ltd.

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6 Queen Street West
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 905-271-9888
Year built: 1970s
Building type: Commercial, Food and drink
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This brewery produces amber ale, pale Pilsner and holiday honey. See how batches are brewed with no additives or preservatives, using quality malts, imported hops and specially selected yeast. Water is charcoal filtered and copper kettles are heated over an open fire. Enjoy a beer tasting and guided tours of the facility. Experience “the new taste of an old tradition.”
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Ontario's sport heritage

Ontario Centre for Classical Sport

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3750B Laird Road, Units 13-14 (in the B section at the back of the parking lot)
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 905-820-5151
Building type: Attraction
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Ontario Centre for Classical Sport offers quality year-round fencing and archery programming for kids, youth and adults. The indoor archery range is the largest dedicated indoor archery range in the Greater Toronto Area. The sprung hardwood sports floor was specifically designed for fencing, making this facility one of the best in the province.
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Rogers Television

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3573 Wolfedale Road
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 905-897-3903
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Rogers TV trains thousands of volunteers who work side by side with professional television producers to bring unique, community programming. Every day, staff and volunteers provide television coverage of local sporting, cultural and political events that make up the fabric of our community. Join us on tours that will include a behind-the-scenes look into the world of broadcasting!
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Rumi Galleries

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55 Woodlawn Avenue
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 905-274-3616
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Rumi Galleries is the largest historical and contemporary Canadian art gallery in Mississauga, whose focus is divided between 20th-century Canadian, American and European artists and Canadian contemporary artists of different generations. Work in all media can be found here, including painting, sculpture, photography, drawing and printmaking. The gallery continues to develop its exhibition program, with both in-house and international exhibits.
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St. Hilary's Anglican Church

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2055 Hurontario Street
Mississauga , Ontario
Telephone: 905-279-2304
Year built: 1957
Architect: Bruce Brown and Brisley Architects
Building type: Place of worship, Food and drink
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
St. Hilary’s Church, located in the heart of Cooksville, is an oasis of spiritual renewal and local history. The grounds feature flower gardens maintained by volunteers and recognized with awards from Communities in Bloom, a community vegetable garden and the Charles Martin Veterans Memorial. The church features stained-glass windows designed by Canadian artist and sculptor William McElcheran.
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St. Peter's Anglican Church, Erindale

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1745 Dundas Street West
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 905-277-0485
Year built: 1886; additions until 1966
Building type: Place of worship
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Established in 1825, St. Peter’s Anglican Church connects the history of Erindale with its people. The building is composed of stones drawn from the Credit River, and overlooks the original hydro dam and beautiful Erindale Park. An organ recital on their manual Casavant pipe organ will he held from 12 to 12:30 p.m.
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Sampradaya Dance Centre

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3250 Ridgeway Drive, Units 4 and 5
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 905-607-8434
Year built: 2006
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This centre is home to Sampradaya Dance Academy and Sampradaya Dance Creations, sister companies founded by artistic director Lata Pada. The academy offers training in bharatanatyam – a classical South Asian dance, while Sampradaya Dance Creations is a professional dance company that presents classical and contemporary work. Take a guided tour of the expanded studio and theatre space.
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Seva Food Bank - Malton

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2832 Slough Street
Mississauga , Ontario
Telephone: 905-361-7382
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Seva Food Bank – Malton aims to meet the needs of the community, providing safe, nutritious and culturally appropriate food for Malton residents. Visit the recently renovated space, which was expanded so that more people could be welcomed and accommodated. Learn how neighbours help neighbours. And, during Doors Open this year, the site will pay tribute to Malton’s aeronautical history.
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Site is protected by the Ontario Heritage Trust

The Grange (Robinson-Adamson House - Heritage Mississauga)

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1921 Dundas Street West
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 905-828-8411, ext. 29
Year built: 1828
Architect: Sir John Beverley Robinson
Landscape type: Garden
Style: Regency
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
One of Mississauga's heritage landmarks, The Grange (Robinson-Adamson House) was built in 1828. During Doors Open, this historical building and parkette will feature art exhibits, PowerPoint presentations, heritage showcase exhibits, house tours, a remembrance garden, marching militia from the War of 1812, and exhibits remembering Canada and the First World War. Now home to Heritage Mississauga (founded in 1960).
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THINNOX Academy, The

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3120 Glen Erin Drive, Units 4 and 5
Mississauga , Ontario
Telephone: 905-608-8446
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Established in 2006, the THINNOX Academy offers experiential courses, camps and workshops leading to careers in technology, engineering and design. To entertain visitors, the academy will present a multimedia feature compiled by students about the city’s design and technology landscape and key architectural attractions, as well as offer a guided tour of the facility to learn more about this site.
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Ontario's sport heritage

Vic Johnston Community Centre

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335 Church Street
Streetsville, Ontario
Telephone: 905-826-2030
Year built: 1961
Building type: Attraction, Green building
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This multipurpose facility has been the focus for hockey, skating, community events and meetings in Streetsville for five decades – but its main attraction remains the hockey arena. You never know who you may see here – from Florida Panther Brad Boyes to local youth learning to skate and play hockey. The banquet hall also hosts many events throughout the year.
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Visual Arts Mississauga

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4170 Riverwood Park Lane
Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 905-277-4313
Year built: 2006
Architect: Du Toit Allsopp Hillier
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Visual Arts Mississauga Art Centre, a one-storey, Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired building with floor-to-ceiling windows, is located in beautiful Riverwood Park. During Doors Open, the work of some of the centre’s talented instructors, who teach art to adults, teens and children, will be exhibited. Come for a visit, tour the facility and watch artists at work!