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May 28, 2016 Small Arms Jane’s Walk. What is a Jane’s Walk? I don’t know. That’s what I like about Jane’s Walk.

What is a Jane’s Walk? A May 1, 2016 message from Jane’s Walk reads: “Every single one of us has a story, an opinion, a question, or a dream about where they live, work, and play. And every Jane’s Walk … Continue reading

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On Saturday, May 28, 2016, the Small Arms Jane’s Walk will visit the Long Branch Rifle Ranges in Mississauga

You are cordially invited to join us on Saturday, May 28, 2016 for a Jane’s Walk led by Ward One, City of Mississauga Councillor Jim Tovey. The walk begins at 1:00 pm on May 28 at the Small Arms Building at … Continue reading

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Saturday, April 23, 2016 was perfect weather for a Clean-Up Day at Small Arms Building in Mississauga

What follows are some highlights of a Saturday morning helping out with a Clean-Up Day at the Small Arms Building in Lakeview, Mississauga. When I turned up around 10:00 am on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the Small Arms Building, … Continue reading

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Join us for the Small Arms Building Site Clean-Up – a great volunteer opportunity! Saturday, April 23, 2016 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

The recent newsletter of the Small Arms Society in Mississauga includes some great information about the work that is proceeding at the Small Arms Building in Lakeview, located at the corner of Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road East, about a … Continue reading

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New Board of Directors at Small Arms Society features skills in archival research, event planning, cultural planning, marketing, and project management

I’ve discussed the Small Arms Society at a recent post, and will talk about the society in more detail later in the current post. Click here to access the Facebook Page of the Small Arms Society > On a related topic, … Continue reading

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Family Day Event, Sunday, Feb. 13, 2016, 12 noon – 3 p.m. at the Small Arms Building (1352 Lakeshore Road East, just east of Dixie Road)

Click here to access the Facebook Page of the Small Arms Society > I am pleased to share with you information about an exciting event connected with the Small Arms Building in Lakeview in Mississauga: Family Day Event, Feb. 13, … Continue reading

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TRCA/Sawmill Sid portable sawmilling project is now underway at Small Arms Building in Mississauga

I recently learned about a small-scale portable sawmill operation run by Sawmill Sid and the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) near the historic Small Arms Building in Lakeview in Mississauga. Sawmill Sid’s agreement to work on the site is with … Continue reading

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Small Arms transformation getting $1M from federal fund – July 30, 2015 Mississauga News article

A July 30, 2015 Mississauga News article by Chris Clay is entitled: “Small Arms transformation getting $1M from federal fund.” The opening paragraphs read: “MISSISSAUGA – The dream of turning the Small Arms Building in Lakeview into a hub for arts, … Continue reading

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Great day for planting perennials at Small Arms Building in Mississauga

In recent years I’ve written several blog posts about the history dating back to the 1940s, that is connected with the Small Arms Building, located at 1352 Lakeshore Road East at the foot of Dixie Road. Click here to access … Continue reading

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Military history mural at Small Arms Building will be moved to building facade

Update The mural has been moved to the inside of the Small Arms Building. [End of update] Mural at Small Arms Building I have spoken about the mural at the front of the Small Arms Building in previous posts including … Continue reading

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