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Celebrate National Youth Week in Brampton: May 1-7, 2017


​BRAMPTON, ON: The City of Brampton will celebrate the energy, creativity and innovative spirits of our young people in recognition of National Youth Week. Between May 1 and 7, a variety of fun, free activities will be offered to youth age 12 to 24.

Brampton’s flagship Youth Week events include:

Music Monday
Monday, May 1, 11 am - 1 pm
Garden Square
Celebrate the importance of music education with performances by bands, singers, choirs and dancers from local schools. Music Monday is a national event, organized by the Coalition for Music Education since 2005. The event’s anthem for 2017 is called, “Sing it Together.” At noon on May 1, students in the square will join with the rest of the nation to sing the theme song together.

Launch Party
Monday, May 1, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Garden Square
Youth are invited to kick off National Youth Week with a DJ Battle in the Square and interactive activities, food, entertainment and prizes.

Wrap-up Party
Sunday, May 7, 12 - 4 pm
Garden Square
Watch Brampton’s next generation of performing artists at the Youth Talent Expo, and catch the Blue Jays on the big screen. Activities include inflatables, info booths, and games.

Community events and free youth drop-ins will take place all week long in locations across the city. For a detailed list of activities, programs and events, please refer to www.brampton.ca/nyw.

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Natalie Stogdill
Media Coordinator
City of Brampton
905.874.3654 |  natalie.stogdill@brampton.ca