Monday, July 28, 2014


A trip to the farmers market can be a fun adventure for the whole family! To see our list of the top five things to do with your family at the local market please click here.


There’s no better way to support Ontario than buying local! There are numerous economic, environmental and health benefits to eating foods that are locally grown, organic and sustainable. This is important but let’s stop and think about the simple benefits of our local Farmer’s Markets here in Mississauga and the surrounding area. Farmer’s Markets provide the most FRESH FOOD which is DELICIOUS and a visit to the market is FUN for kids.

All our local markets are listed in our article here.


Mississauga’s Splash Pads, now called spray pads by The City, are officially open from June through September; just in time for some of the season’s hottest weather! Bring your kids to one of Mississauga’s numerous splash pads this summer for wet and refreshing fun! Can you think of a better way to spend free time with the kids on a hot, sunny day?

For more information and a list of all local Splash Pad Parks please click here.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Summer Camps in Mississauga

With most registrations now in full swing, as we do each year, we have provided a summary of what we believe are many of the best summer camps in Mississauga for 2014.

Whether your children are interested in the arts, or sports or academics, you will find specialized out of school fun in Mississauga that fit into just the right category to develop your children’s specific talent and encourage their interests. Many local camps provide a collection or combination of activities to provide a balanced approach or to help children discover new pursuits.

Click here to search through our list.

We're back to blog!

We have not posted on our Blog in quite some time! Here is an update about our company and services. 

Pumpkinseed Media Group is operated under the direction of Melanie Heathers and encompasses the printed guides Mississauga Kids, Oakville Kids, and Burlington Kids. The Mississauga Guides have been published for over 8 years, printing 3 times each year and distributed via Canada Post to over 122,000 homes in Mississauga. In 2013 Oakville Kids Guides joined the Pumpkinseed Media family and in 2014 the Burlington Kids Guides followed. These new editions are delivered to over 51,000 homes in Oakville and over 50,000 homes in Burlington via Canada Post three times per year. Guides are delivered to your mailbox in January, April and August. Copies are also available at Mississauga Libraries and local businesses while the supplies last.

In the meantime we have several websites to help you find what you need for the kids you love. and feature articles about local activities and businesses, while our calendar is loaded with events  for kids and parents. Pumpkinseed Media Group also owns Your Family Directory - an online directory of products and services for kids and families. We stay connect on all our Social Media Platforms, updating twitter daily with current events and news, sharing ideas on Facebook and making YouTube videos for Holiday ideas and previews for exhibits and IMAX movies.

Twitter: @MississaugaKids, @Info4theFamily, @Oakville_Kids, @BurlingtonKidz
Facebook Pages: Mississauga Kids, Oakville Kids, Burlington Kids
Youtube: user/MississaugaKids

Please contact with your questions at our office number (905) 582-4054 or e-mail Melanie Heathers at Ask about our advertising opportunities that will get you the exposure you need to help grow your business.