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  • Sun Apr 29 2018
    AT THE MOVIES
    3:00 PM to 5:00 PM After the success of last years At the Movies concert, Chorus Hamilton brings you The Sequel. You will be entertained with more silver screen classics from lavish Hollywood musicals, including La La Land, Hairspray, West Side Story and lots more. Come to St. Pauls United Church, 29 Park Street West in downtown Dundas, Ontario on Sunday April 29, 2018 beginning at 3:00 p.m. for an entertaining and heartfelt afternoon of catchy songs from some of the most dazzling movie musicals of the recent past; songs of laughter, compassion, and romance, all under the direction of the delightful David Holler, conductor, accompanied by the magical fingers of Erika Reiman at the piano. Tickets are $20.00 in advance on-line or $25.00 at the door on the day of the performance. For tickets and more information visit the choir’s website: www.chorushamilton.ca., or contact 905-526-7938. Location:   St. Pauls United Church, Dundas, 29 Park Street West, corner of Park and Cross Street in downtown Dundas. Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info: Louise   chorushamilton@yahoo.ca    905-526-7938   www.chorushamilton.ca   

  • Sun Apr 29 2018
    TIME AS MEDICINE -TURTLE CALENDARS AND MOONLIGHT WORKSHOP
    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM Indigenous ways are deeply tied to the land, water, and nature’s cyclical events. Catherine Tammaro is showing us the lunar calendar and its connection to the turtle shell. Guests will construct an individual Moon Calendar representing the annual cycle of 13 moons and learning how we can look at the cyclical passage of time as a connecting point to the natural world. Understanding the value of cultural perspectives of ecological knowledge is a key piece of moving forward with Truth and Reconciliation in Canada, as well as for us as a species moving forward in our relationship with the natural world. Join us in the spectacular Deer Clan longhouse gallery for this special event. Cedar tea and cornbread will be served. Pre-registration is required. Location:   Crawford Lake 3115 Conservation Rd, Milton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Halton Conservation Authority    Contact Info:    conservationhalton.ca/event-details?eventID=243

  • Fri Apr 30 2018
    CLIMATE CHANGE AND HEALTH INNOVATION AWARD:
    11:45 PM to 0:00 0 Submission Due Date April 30. The Climate Change and Health Innovation Award is intended to recognize students who have achieved excellence in creating an innovative solution that positively impacts climate change and health. The Award has been developed to encourage interdisciplinary team work and collaboration, as well as foster the kind of diverse and inclusive leadership that is required to address complex sustainability challenges in our society. Award Value: $5,000 (to be evenly divided equally among all group members who have been actively involved in the project throughout its duration). More info below Location:   for McMaster Students, Hamilton, Region: Hamilton,      Contact Info: whalenk@mcmaster.ca    facebook.com/events/1919271481658251/

  • Mon Apr 30 2018
    CONSERVER SOCIETY AGM FEATURING "PUTTING HAMILTON IN THE BLACK BY GOING GREEN: FIXING THE INFRASTRUCTURE DEFECIT"
    6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Join us and hear our feature speaker, former city councilor Dave Braden. His company, Braden Homes has been building homes that are both practical and planet friendly since 1980. Refreshments provided. All welcome. Location:   Hamilton Public Library Main Branch, 55 York Boulevard in the Hamilton Room (meet in annex). , Hamilton , Region: Halton, Hamilton,   Sponsor: Conserver Society of Hamilton & District    Contact Info:    conserversociety.ca

  • Fri May 4 2018
    JANE'S WALK: LA SALLE PARK
    7:30 PM to 8:30 PM Walk through forest and along the water’s edge on LaSalle Parks waterfront trail, with Bay Area Restoration Council’s Program Coordinator. Admire the views, learn about local flora and fauna, and discuss past and present environmental issues! Please meet at the start of the waterfront trail by the parking lot. Location:   LaSalle Park - 50 North Shore Blvd E, Hide Map Lincoln Alexander Centre 160 King Street East,, Burlington, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Bay Area Restoration Council BARC    Contact Info: Christine Bowen      (905.527.7111)   hamiltonharbour.ca/events_at_a_glance   

  • Sat May 5 2018
    GREEN VENTURE'S VEGGIE AND HERB SEEDLING SALE
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Join the Premier of Ontario for a Town Hall meeting, free and open to the public, with general admission seating provided on a first come, first served basis. While an RSVP will not guarantee admission, it is encouraged to help us provide sufficient seating. Please RSVP at website below. Doors open 6pm Location:   Green Venture's EcoHouse, 22 Veevers Dr., Hamilton, Region: Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info:    greenventure.ca

  • Sat May 5 2018 to Sun May 06
    NATIVE PLANTS OF CANADA BOTANICAL ART EXHIBITION
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM The Botanical Artists of Canada (BAC) invites you to its 2018 botanical art exhibition titled ~ Native Plants of Canada ~ An exhibition of members’ work showcasing the rich diversity of flora across Canada. Through the artist’s creative expression, the beauty and uniqueness of Canada’s native plants come alive. Location:   The Cotton Factory - 3rd Floor, 270 Sherman Avenue North , Hamilton, ON L8L 3Z4, Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: The Botanical Artists of Canada    Contact Info: info@botanicalartistsofcanada.org    http://www.botanicalartistsofcanada.org/

  • Sat May 5 2018
    DOORS OPEN HAMILTON
    0:00 PM to 0:00 0 The Ontario Heritage Trust works with communities across the province to open the doors, gates and courtyards of their unique and most fascinating cultural sites so that the public has a chance to experience a slice of their community Location:   various locations, Hamilton region, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info:    doorsopenontario.on.ca/hamilton

  • Sun May 6 2018
    JANE'S WALK: BAYFRONT PARK
    3:30 PM to 4:30 PM Take a stroll around Bayfront Park with Bay Area Restoration Council’s Program Coordinator, to learn about the history of the harbor, ongoing environmental issues and their restoration efforts, and fun facts about local plants and animals. Please meet under the pergola by the parking lot. Location:   200 Harbour Front Dr, Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton,   Sponsor: Bay Area Restoration Council BARC    Contact Info: Christine Bowen      905 527-7111   hamiltonharbour.ca/events_at_a_glance   

  • Sun May 6 2018
    PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP: RATTLESNAKE POINT
    8:30 AM to 10:30 PM Capture natural beauty in Halton Parks’ photography workshops, ‘Behind the Lens: Views on the Escarpment’! Offered throughout the year, these workshop are led by Halton Parks Ambassador and professional photographer, Adrian Marsi, to help you discover and learn the art of photography. Designed for beginners and hobbyist alike, learn about composition, what makes a great photo and simple things you can do to convert what would be a snapshot to an image that tells a great story. All you need is a camera (DSLR, point-and-shoot, or mobile phone), hiking shoes, and a creative mind! Focus: Spring flowers Distance and difficulty: approximately 4 km, easy to moderate. $18 (($13 for Halton Parks Members) Location:   Rattlesnake Point 7200 Appleby Line, Milton, Region: Halton, Hamilton,   Sponsor: Halton Conservation Authority    Contact Info:    conservationhalton.ca/event-details?eventID=208

  • Mon May 7 2018 to Fri May 11
    NATIVE PLANTS OF CANADA BOTANICAL ART EXHIBITION
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM The Botanical Artists of Canada (BAC) invites you to its 2018 botanical art exhibition titled ~ Native Plants of Canada ~ An exhibition of members’ work showcasing the rich diversity of flora across Canada. Through the artist’s creative expression, the beauty and uniqueness of Canada’s native plants come alive. Location:   The Cotton Factory - 3rd Floor, 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton, ON L8L 3Z4, Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: The Botanical Artists of Canada    Contact Info: info@botanicalartistsofcanada.org    http://www.botanicalartistsofcanada.org/

  • Sat May 12 2018
    DESIGNING YOUR NATIVE LANDSCAPE WORKSHOP
    9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Learn from the experts in native plants and natural landscaping how to design your yard to maximize water conservation and wildlife habitat. Topics will include the importance of pollinator habitat, working with your native soils, effective use of rainwater and designing and maintaining a native plant garden to fit your yard. Bring a notebook, pen, picture(s) of your yard and questions for the experts. Registration is required. $40 Location:   Royal Botanical Gardens, Café Annex 680 Plains Road West, Burlington, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Halton Conservation Authority    Contact Info:    conservationhalton.ca/event-details?eventID=147

  • Mon May 14 2018 to Fri May 18
    NATIVE PLANTS OF CANADA BOTANICAL ART EXHIBITION
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM The Botanical Artists of Canada (BAC) invites you to its 2018 botanical art exhibition titled ~ Native Plants of Canada ~ An exhibition of members’ work showcasing the rich diversity of flora across Canada. Through the artist’s creative expression, the beauty and uniqueness of Canada’s native plants come alive. Location:   The Cotton Factory - 3rd Floor, 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton, ON L8L 3Z4, Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: The Botanical Artists of Canada    Contact Info: info@botanicalartistsofcanada.org    http://www.botanicalartistsofcanada.org/

  • Tue May 16 2018
    BOOK LAUNCH: "PATRIOTS, TRAITORS, AND EMPIRES"
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM As the war of words continues over the Korean Peninsula and US nuclear-armed exercises recommence in South Korea, Stephen Gowans, on tour with his new book on Korea, explains how the world arrived at this confrontation & how to stop it. Gowans Location:   New Vision United Church, 24 Main West, Hamilton , located across from Hamilton City Hall, and next to the HSRs MacNab Street Transit Terminal, wheelchair accessible, paid parking behind City Hall Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Hamilton Coalition To Stop The War    Contact Info: Ken Stone   kenstone@cogeco.ca    905-383-7693   hcsw.ca   

  • Sat May 19 2018 to Sat May 19
    NATIVE PLANTS OF CANADA BOTANICAL ART EXHIBITION
    11:00 AM to 4:00 PM The Botanical Artists of Canada (BAC) invites you to its 2018 botanical art exhibition titled ~ Native Plants of Canada ~ An exhibition of members’ work showcasing the rich diversity of flora across Canada. Through the artist’s creative expression, the beauty and uniqueness of Canada’s native plants come alive. Location:   The Cotton Factory - 3rd Floor, 270 Sherman Avenue North , Hamilton, ON L8L 3Z4, Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: The Botanical Artists of Canada    Contact Info: info@botanicalartistsofcanada.org    http://www.botanicalartistsofcanada.org/

  • Tue May 22 2018 to Fri May 25
    NATIVE PLANTS OF CANADA BOTANICAL ART EXHIBITION
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM The Botanical Artists of Canada (BAC) invites you to its 2018 botanical art exhibition titled ~ Native Plants of Canada ~ An exhibition of members’ work showcasing the rich diversity of flora across Canada. Through the artist’s creative expression, the beauty and uniqueness of Canada’s native plants come alive. Location:   The Cotton Factory - 3rd Floor, 270 Sherman Avenue North , Hamilton, ON L8L 3Z4, Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: The Botanical Artists of Canada    Contact Info: info@botanicalartistsofcanada.org    http://www.botanicalartistsofcanada.org/

  • Tue May 29 2018
    TREE TENDERS VOLUNTEER TRAINING
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Through this multi-day course, you’ll LEARN the basics of trees from expert instructors, CONNECT with other tree lovers, and BE INSPIRED to become an urban forest leader in your community! Space is limited – learn more and register at www.yourleaf.org Location:   Oakville Town Hall, 1225 Trafalgar Rd, Oakville, Region: Halton,   Sponsor: Oakvillegreen Conservation Association, LEAF (Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests), Town of Oakville    Contact Info: Mara McHaffie   info@oakvillegreen.org    416-413-9244   yourleaf.org/tree-tenders-volunteer-training   

  • Tue May 29 2018
    IDENTIFYING INVASIVE PLANTS AND WHAT YOU CAN DO
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Free workshop... please register at email below. Location:   Perkins Centre, 1429 Main E, Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Environment Hamilton and Hamilton Naturalists' Club    Contact Info: treespleasehamilton@gmail.com    treespleasehamilton.org

  • Thur May 31 2018
    TREE TENDERS VOLUNTEER TRAINING
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Through this multi-day course, you’ll LEARN the basics of trees from expert instructors, CONNECT with other tree lovers, and BE INSPIRED to become an urban forest leader in your community! Space is limited – learn more and register at www.yourleaf.org Location:   Oakville Town Hall, 1225 Trafalgar Rd, Oakville, Region: Halton,   Sponsor: Oakvillegreen Conservation Association, LEAF (Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests), Town of Oakville    Contact Info: Mara McHaffie   info@oakvillegreen.org    416-413-9244   yourleaf.org/tree-tenders-volunteer-training   

  • Sat June 2 2018
    TREE TENDERS VOLUNTEER TRAINING
    11:00 AM to 4:30 PM Through this multi-day course, you’ll LEARN the basics of trees from expert instructors, CONNECT with other tree lovers, and BE INSPIRED to become an urban forest leader in your community! Space is limited – learn more and register at www.yourleaf.org Location:   Glen Abbey Library, 1415 Third Line, Oakville, Region: Halton,   Sponsor: Oakvillegreen Conservation Association, LEAF (Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests), Town of Oakville    Contact Info: Mara McHaffie   info@oakvillegreen.org    416-413-9244   yourleaf.org/tree-tenders-volunteer-training   

  • Sat June 2 2018
    HAMILTON VINTAGE BALL 2018
    10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Step back in time with us and onto the silver screen for our vintage swing dance experience at The Scottish Rite Club. Walk the red carpet in this unforgettable historic space and strike a pose in our photo booth like the star you are for an enchanting evening of vintage dance, music, fashion, film, and local history. Participate in a guided tour of The Scottish Rite Club and learn about the property's history starting in 1816. Visit The Cathedral, The Round Room, The Grand Ballroom, and The Towers and learn about the rich Hamilton history held within it's walls. Learn to Lindy Hop with our drop-in beginner lesson. No partner needed, no experience required. We are here to get you started off on the right foot (literally). If dancing isn’t your thing, pull up a chair and enjoy the musical entertainment of our guest band. We are excited to welcome The Commodores Orchestra from Belleville, ON for the first time to bring their vintage big band sound to our dance floor. The Commodores are celebrating their 90th year and have recently published a book on the bands characters and stories. Come experience that classic big band sound with The Commodores Orchestra and kick up your heels to some swingin' beats. 5:30PM Doors Open 6:00-7:30PM Building Tours 7:30-8:00PM Drop-In Beginner Swing Dance Lesson 8:00-11:00PM The Commodores Orchestra Theme: Silent Films Tour & Dance: $45 Dance Only: $35 in advance / $30 (students/seniors) in advance / $40 at the door Location:   The Scottish Rite Club, 4 Queen St S, Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info:    hamiltonhoppers.com

  • Thur June 2 2018
    ART SUPPLY SWAP ...RECYCLE, REUSE, SHARE
    10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Are you an artist? Then you LOVE to experiment with all types of art supplies! And you've probably collected more than your share. LET"S SWAP! That's right, here's a chance to trade your perfectly good (but unwanted) stuff for someone else's perfectly good (and highly desirable) stuff. Did you know decluttering sparks creativity and removes blocks! Yes, it is a proven fact! The Hamilton Arts Council is partnering with 100in1day for a day of Recycle, Reuse and Share. The event is free for everyone to participate For more information and accommodation requests see contact info below Call out for vendors! We’re looking to fill the space with a wide range of vendors and exhibitors to make Seedy Saturday 2017 the ‘go to’ place for anyone and everyone interested in backyard gardening, edible gardening, pollinator gardens, sustainability, heirloom and organic seed supplies and more! If you are interested in volunteering for the event, or if you are interested in being a vendor, please contact chelsea.curran@greenventure.ca for more information. Location:   Evergreen Hamilton Community Storefront 294 James Street North, 785 Britannia Avenue (St. Helen Centre @ McQuesten), Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Hamilton Arts Council and Evergreen Hamilton Storefront    Contact Info:    hamiltonartscouncil.ca/artsweek

  • Sat June 2 2018
    INAUGURAL AGM OF HAMILTON TRANSIT RIDERS' UNION
    10:00 AM to 0:00 0 create a lasting intervention by putting transit on the agenda with rider advocacy. Location:   Hamilton Public Library 55 York Boulevard, , Hamilton, free parking Region: Halton, Hamilton,   Sponsor: Hamilton Transit Riders Union and Environment Hamilton    Contact Info: ecolockehamilton@gmail.com    facebook.com/events/221613881730539/

  • Sun June 3 2018
    PRACTICAL BEEKEEPING SKILLS: HOW TO WORK A BEEHIVE
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM So you've got some bees now, but not sure what or how you should be doing? We'll teach you to safely work with your bees, to avoid harm to both you and your bees! This one day course is training new beekeepers to work with a live honeybee colony. We will teach you our favourite techniques and tricks. We'll take you through the process of inspecting your hive, how to find a queen, and talk about what you should and shouldn't do to help you bees thrive. We'll also give you an overview of how your colony will develop over the season, and a timeline explaining what you need to be doing as the season progresses. We will have hives ranging from nucleus colonies to large honey producing colonies on site, so that you can directly experience the whole range of variation in colony size and strength that you will encounter on your beekeeping odyssey. . Maximum class size of 12. Additional dates will be added according to demand. We will start with a morning session in the beeyard, follow up with discussion in the classroom, break for lunch, then have an afternoon beeyard session and finish up with some time for discussion and questions. When you buy bees or lessons from us, you also receive 1 FREE year of access to our Beeline Remote Support service! Location:   Cotton Factory 270 Sherman Avenue North,, Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Humble Bee    Contact Info:    905-525-9140 ext. 27289   humblebee.buzz/

  • Tue June 5 2018
    TREE TENDERS VOLUNTEER TRAINING
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Through this multi-day course, you’ll LEARN the basics of trees from expert instructors, CONNECT with other tree lovers, and BE INSPIRED to become an urban forest leader in your community! Space is limited – learn more and register at www.yourleaf.org Location:   Oakville Town Hall, 1225 Trafalgar Rd, Oakville, Region: Halton,   Sponsor: Oakvillegreen Conservation Association, LEAF (Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests), Town of Oakville    Contact Info: Mara McHaffie   info@oakvillegreen.org    416-413-9244   yourleaf.org/tree-tenders-volunteer-training   

  • Fri June 8 2018
    RELAY FOR LIFE HAMILTON
    7:00 PM to 1:00 AM At Relay For Life, no one faces cancer alone. These events bring together teams of family, friends and colleagues to celebrate cancer survivors, remember those we’ve lost and commit to raising funds to fight all types of cancer. Relay For Life is a community of people fighting back against cancer. Location:   388 First Road East, Stoney Creek, Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: Arcelor Mittal    Contact Info: Leah Serafini   leah.serafini@ontaro.cancer.ca    905-575-9220 ext 3113   relayforlife.ca/hamilton   

  • Sat June 23 2018 to Sun June 24
    6TH ANNUAL OXFORD RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL
    10:00 AM to 7:00 PM Bringing Knights and Maidens to life. Something for everyone! Full metal jousting, birds of prey, full size trebuchet, cannons, magic, live comedy acts, celtic music! Enjoy authentic renaissance foods and family entertainment throughout the weekend. Featuring over 50 authentic vendors with plenty of wares for your heart's content at our merchandise booths. Enjoy great music and great ale on our opening night June 22nd 19+ Location:   4939 Hamilton Road,, Dorchester, ON (betweeen Brantford and Woodstock), Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info: info@oxfordrenfest.com    519 434-9700   renfest.ca

 

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