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What's On at CreativeHub 1352: June



It’s been a busy past few months at CreativeHub 1352! Whether you're hearing about us for the first time or have been following us since way back, there is always something new and exciting happening at CreativeHub 1352.


Here’s what’s going on.


Lakeview Farmers' Market



The Lakeview Farmers’ Market is back and better than ever! This year's Market features new vendors and many of your favourites from last year. In its second year, the Lakeview Farmers’ Market is a Sunday must for locally grown and sourced produce, small batched products, meats, fresh baked goods, preserves, jams, maple syrup, and even artisan products.


The market operates Sundays until October 10th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in the parking lot next to the Small Arms Inspection Building at 1352 Lakeshore Rd. East.


We apologize for the line-ups at the market. Following COVID-19 safety regulations established by health authorities and the government, Lakeview Farmers' Market can operate at 25% capacity. As the regulations ease, we will adapt our visitor numbers.

For information on our vendors, directions, COVID-19 regulations, and more, click here.


Stay tuned for more information about our upcoming Artisan Market days as part of Lakeview Farmers’ Market!



Lakeview Farmers Market Online Recipe Book


We’re excited to announce the Lakeview Farmers’ Market Online Recipe Book. Our farm and food vendors will be sharing their favourite recipes, pairings and food ideas from their farms and kitchens. View it here!


Do you have a favourite recipe you want to share from items you bought with the Lakeview Farmers' Market? Submit your recipe online today by emailing us at info@creativehub1352.ca.


Pictured: Dana Dickerson's Homemade Fettucine with Saddleback Smoked Bacon, Morel Mushrooms, and Pea Sprouts. Full recipe courtesy of Dana here.



InSitu Multi-Arts Festival

"The Lost Museum"



The Lost Museum is now open for exploration!

The Lost Museum features 50+ artists, performers, cultural producers, builders, filmmakers, and designers from Mississauga and GTA’s creative communities, along with the contributions of 250+ local students. The museum has been viewed over 4,100 times, drawing visitors from across Canada, the United States, and beyond.


Thank you to our wonderful artists, collaborators, supporters, and partners, for making InSitu “The Lost Museum,” a reality!





Stories of Lakeview and the Small Arms Ltd.



Our team is in the final stages of production of the Stories of Lakeview and the Small Arms Ltd., a virtual project celebrating the past, present and future heritage of The Small Arms Inspection Building, now the home of many CreativeHub 1352 initiatives.


The project will be a timeline video piece on the histories of Lakeview and The Small Arms Inspection Building, from the early 1800s to present-day.



Vision for the Future - Strategic Plan



Do you have a vision about what CreativeHub 1352 should be doing at the Small Arms Inspection Building and site over the next several years? CreativeHub 1352 will be working with strategic planning consultants, board members, partners, stakeholders, and the community on a 3-5 year Strategic Plan for the organization to support our continued reanimation of the Small Arms Inspection Building and site.

The community’s input going forward on this project will be important. Be sure your voice is heard. Sign-up for CreativeHub 1352’s newsletter on our website to receive information about community opportunities and more information about out future plans.



Centennial College StoryWorks


Collaborating and creating learning experiences is an important cornerstone of many of our initiatives at CreativeHub 1352. This winter we collaborated with Centennial College Story Works students on two cultural heritage projects.

The first project was Creating Heritage Public Education Programs, and is based on our highly successful Heritage Memory Kits of the Small Arms Ltd during WW II. This project is centered on the development of public education and school curricula which we plan to launch to the schools and the public in 2022.

The second project is Phase 1 of a Walking Trail App project for the Arsenal Lands, SAIB site, and the immediate surrounding area. Students prepared the app’s concept, educational and media content for a historical walking tour app of the site and immediate area. Phase 2 will be undertaken in the Fall/Winter of 2021-22 by the Centennial College students. We are presently looking for funds/donations to support the completion of the project.



Mississauga Creative Craft Beer Festival

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, CreativeHub 1352 organizers once again postponed the Mississauga Creative Craft Beer Festival to the fall. We hope to update you soon with the new dates.

The Mississauga Creative Craft Beer Festival, hosted by CreativeHub 1352, will bring people together for two days of great beer, food, and entertainment in one of the GTA’s most interesting historical venues, the Small Arms Inspection Building. The festival will feature carefully selected fine craft breweries and cideries along with tasty food and non-alcoholic beverage options showcasing the local music scene.


Please contact us at info@creativehub1352.ca for sponsor information.



Summer Arts Mississauga

CreativeHub 1352 organizers are currently monitoring whether we can offer in person adult Summer Art Workshop courses based on the pandemic restrictions. We will have more information soon.




Mississauga Festival of Trees


Happening December 10 to 19, 2021, plans are underway for a special celebration of the season in the historic Small Arms Inspection Building. Enjoy the twinkle of lights, art installations and exhibits, live entertainment, food, and an artisan gift market.

All proceeds from The Mississauga Festival of Trees will go to foster emerging artists, heritage, and environmental initiatives. More information to come on this magical event!



More News

CreativeHub 1352 is excited to announce the appointment of our new board Director of Environmental Initiatives, Joseph R. Zammit. A Climate Reality and green school leader, Joseph R. Zammit, has facilitated the planting of over 1000 trees with elementary and secondary students, established Butterfly Waystations and outdoor classrooms, and has been the recipient of over $25,000 in grants for schools. If you are interested in helping Joe with the many environmental initiatives we have planned, sign up as a volunteer!

Please join us in welcoming our new Lakeview Farmers’ Market Manager, Garry Buchan. Garry holds a B.A. in Environmental Geography with a focus on sustainable community development from Simon Fraser University and is passionate about making a positive difference in his community. You will see Garry at the Market each Sunday, be sure to say hi.

CreativeHub 1352 currently has a new job opening, Project Manager - Database Fundraising Development. To view the posting, share or apply, click here.


Please consider becoming a volunteer, member or supporting us through a donation. Your support enables us to offer rich and engaging activities at the Small Arms Inspection Building and the surrounding community.


Have you heard about the vision for Lakeview Linear Heritage Park along the Lakeshore Corridor? Local residents through the Lakeview Ratepayer's Association are bringing this to the attention of the city through the Lakeview East Corridor Study. The concept is to create a linear heritage park that envisions supporting the rich heritage of the area and enhancing walkability, placemaking, and greening of open space. Learn more here.





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