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  • Sat Jan 21 2017
    CANCELLED: MEC SKI & SNOWSHOE DEMO DAY
    10:00 PM to 3:00 PM Try something new. Head out to Christie Lake to enjoy cross-country skiing or snowshoeing! MEC will have on the spot equipment rentals available from 10am to 3pm. Equipment rental fee is $5 per hour and users must leave a piece of I.D. as collateral for the rentals. MEC will also be onsite to provide a basic overview of how to use snowshoes and cross country skis. Regular park entrance rates apply. Entrance to the area is free with the Hamilton Conservation Authority Membership Pass. Location:   Christie Lake Conservation Area 1000 HWY 5 West , Dundas, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: 350 org    Contact Info:    http://conservationhamilton.ca/events/mec-ski-snowshoe-demo-day
  • Sat Jan 21 2017
    WOMEN'S MARCH ON WASHINGTON – IN HAMILTON
    12:00 PM to 2:00 PM THIS MARCH IS INCLUSIVE AND ALL ARE WELCOME. Meet at Hamilton City Hall with a march on Gore Park to follow. On January 21 2017, the first day of Donald Trump’s Presidency, women-led marches, welcoming all participants, will take place across the world, with the largest expected in Washington D.C.. We call on people of all genders to gather in Hamilton as part of an international day of action in solidarity. The purpose of this *non-violent*, *inclusive* and *intersectional* protest is to take a stand for and support women’s rights -- the rights of ALL women -- with women from all races, all religious communities, all political affiliations, cis or transgender and all sexual orientations. Violence, whether from or against the right-wing, left-wing, centre or independents, is not welcome and will not be condoned. We are unabashedly committed to intersectional feminism and inclusion. Location:   Meet at City Hall (71 Main W) for walk to Gore Park , Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info:    actionnetwork.org/events/womens-march-2
  • Tue Jan 24 2017 to Wed Jan 25
    EYEWITNESS REPORT ON THE LIBERATION OF ALEPPO
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Independent Canadian journalist, Eva Bartlett, delivers two free public lectures in Hamilton on the war in Syria and the western mainstream media slant on it. A SECOND EVENT is at McMaster student Centre (MUSC) Room 313 on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. Location:   New Vision United Church, HAMILTON, First lecture is at New Vision United Church, across from Hamilton City Hall, next to the HSR MacNab Transit Terminal, wheelchair accessible. Park at City Hall. Second lecture is at McMaster Univ. Stu Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Hamilton Coalition To Stop The War, OPIRG McMaster    Contact Info: Ken Stone   kenstone@cogeco.ca    905-383-7693   hamiltoncoalitiontostopthewar.ca   
  • Tue Jan 24 2017
    BEE NEST BUILDING WORKSHOP
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM Build your own Bee Box and help improve the habitat for pollinators! Participants will also learn about native plants which will provide food for pollinators. Free workshop and all materials will be provided. Please bring your own hammer. SPACE IS LIMITED and pre-registration is required. Contact land@hamiltonnature.org or 905-549-0900. We regret that this space is non accessible. Location:   Environment Hamilton Offices, 22 Wilson St., Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info:    905 549-0900   facebook.com/events/590622447809996/
  • Thur Jan 26 2017
    TOP TEN COMPLIANCE ISSUES FOR CANADIAN REGISTERED CHARITIES – A WEBINAR WITH MARK BLUMBERG
    1:none PM to 2:none PM Legal compliance surrounding Canadian charities is key, but is highly specialised and hard to understand therefore it can be extremely difficult for charities, employees and volunteers to focus in on the issues that are most important for charities. This webinar provides plain language information and resources about the CRA compliance obligations of Canadian charities for 2017, including the following topics: • Mistakes with T3010 • Incorrect Receipts • Acting Outside Legal Objects • Non-Charitable Activities • Gifts to Non-Qualified Donees • Fundraising Costs and Practice • Employment Issues • Political Activities • Unrelated Business Activities Cost: $25 - To Register go to http://sustainabilitynetwork.ca/top-ten-compliance-issues-for-canadian-registered-charities-a-webinar-with-mark-blumberg/ Location:   online Webinar, Webinar, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Sustainability Network    Contact Info: Paul Bubelis   paul@sustainabilitynetwork.ca    416-324-2792   sustainabilitynetwork.ca/top-ten-compliance-issues-for-canadian-registere   
  • Sat Jan 28 2017
    MCMASTER INDIGENOUS HEALTH CONFERENCE: INDIGENOUS YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH
    8:00 AM to 4:00 PM This conference aims to bring to light an underlying reality for Indigenous youth in Canada: the suicide rate among First Nations youth is five to seven times the national average. For Inuit youth, it is 11 times higher. MacIHC hopes to evoke generosity, solidarity and equality to give Indigenous youth in Canada what all youth deserve: the chance to live healthy, safe and happy lives. Tickets are $10 and are available at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/mcmaster-indigenous-health-conference-indigenous-youth-mental-health-tickets-31105159369?aff=ttd Location:   David Braley Health Sciences Centre, McMaster University, 100 Main Street West , Hamilton, (across from City Hall) Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: McMaster    Contact Info:   
  • Sat Feb 4 2017
    THE SPIRIT OF HARRIET TUBMAN
    6:00 PM Hamilton's 2017 Black History Month kick-off event: A remarkable one-woman play depicting the life of abolitionist Harriet Tubman, with acclaimed Canadian actor Leslie McCurdy. Adults $20.00 and Youth $10.00 Location:   Lincoln Alexander Theatre 160 King Street E , Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info: Wasambeproductions@gmail.com    9055275651  
  • Sat Feb 4 2017
    SEEDY SATURDAY
    10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Annual Gardening Extravaganza that brings together a wonderful community of like minded vendors, environmental groups, and local organizations. As always our goal is to host the community seed exchange, promote sustainable and local products and practices and share knowledge through workshops and presentations. 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:   McQuesten Urban Farm 785 Britannia Avenue (St. Helen Centre @ McQuesten), Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info:    facebook.com/events/1032247993587755/
  • Thur Feb 9 2017
    HALTON GREEN SCREENS FILM: BIKES VS. CARS
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Bikes vs. Cars, the gripping documentary about the lives of many pro-cycling activists and what they are doing around the world to influence how cities are built but more importantly, their vision to create more awareness towards the need for safety on the roads. $5/Adult $2/Student Location:   Film.ca Cinemas, 171 Speers Rd Unit 25, Oakville, Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info:    haltongreenscreens.ca
  • Fri Feb 10 2017 to
    JACKIE WASHINGTON DAY: FREE CONCERT & FILM SCREENING
    12:00 PM to 3:15 PM Seating is limited so you must register. Celebrate all that Jackie Washington meant to Hamilton and to those beyond whom he touched musically or by his presence Featuring Canadian roots music legend KEN WHITELEY. Guitarist MARGARET STOWE. MOSE SCARLETT, a long time fixture on the Canadian music scene. Hamilton’s own TOM WILSON along with BIG RUDE JAKE, JUDE JOHNSON, JAMES STRECKER, JOHN MORRIS, and GINGER ST. JAMES! Followed by Film "Hank Williams: The Show He Never Gave" at 1:45pm. Reading by Klyde Broox Special presentation by Rick Stapleton on the Jackie Washington archives at McMaster University. Location:   Hamilton Public Library, 55 York Blvd, Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: HPL and Hamilton Arts and Letters Magazine    Contact Info:    halmagazine.wordpress.com/hal-events/
  • Mon Feb 13 2017
    INVASIVE FISH & POLLUTANTS IN HAMILTON HARBOR HNC FREE TALK
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Dr Erin McCallum will talk about invasive species and pollutants are two major stressors in the Hamilton Harbour and the Cootes Paradise Marsh environments. Focusing on a relatively new invader in the Harbour, I will discuss the problem of the invasive round goby fish in the Great Lakes. I will then address how pollutants impact the invasive round goby in Hamilton Harbour, assessing changes in their population across time and their behavioural responses to different contaminants. All welcome. Location:   Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, Region: Halton, Hamilton,   Sponsor: Canadian Collation Against Racism, Mac's President’s Advisory Committee for Building an Inclusive Community AND President's Office at Mac, Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion, Councilor Matt Green, Ca    Contact Info: brontreg@cogeco.ca    905-637-7136   hamiltonnature.org
  • Wed Feb 22 2017 to Thur Feb 23
    SUPERCHARGING YOUR PURPOSE —COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS THAT DRIVE ORGANIZATIONAL SUCCESS
    12:30 PM to 1:00 PM 4 workshops for communications staff, subject matter experts, and program planners that will help your organization maximize communications, public engagement, and fundraising. Workshops are: Strategic Communications (Wed 12:30pm-2:30pm) infuse your communications efforts with an overarching agenda and a goal-focused master plan. Designing a Better Brand (Wed 3:00pm-5:00pm) Develop the basics of your corporate identity extending it into fundraising and communication activities. Engineering Effective Events (Thurs 8:30am-10:30am) Create 'must-attend' events while adding significant value to your brand, operations and bottom line, developing the initial concept, thematic devices, venue, MC and speakers, entertainment, food, venue decoration, audio/video, set-up and teardown to attendee (and sponsor) follow-up. Engaging Email Campaigns (Thurs 11:00am-1:00pm) Explore email service providers, list segmentation and integrating contact relationship management (CRM) systems, personalization of emails and automated email series messaging and metrics analysis and split A/B testing. Registration cost: $150 for the series, or $50 per presentation Location:   Centre for Social Innovation - Alterna Room (4th Floor) , 215 Spadina Avenue , Toronto, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Sustainability Network    Contact Info: Paul Bubelis   paul@sustainabilitynetwork.ca    416-324-2792   sustainabilitynetwork.ca/   
  • Sun Mar 5 2017 to Sun Mar 05
    AT THE MOVIES
    3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Join Chorus Hamilton, formerly the Mohawk College Community Choir, on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in St. Pauls United Church, 29 Park Street West, in downtown Dundas for a delightful afternoon of MUSICAL MOVIE MAGIC!. The silver screen has given us many classical songs that have become the soundtrack to our lives. Selections will include music from lavish Hollywood musicals, Walt Disneys many brilliant productions for kids of all ages, and the always exciting and alluring James Bond franchise, all under the direction of David Holler, accompanied by Erika Reiman at the piano. Tickets are $20.00 in advance or $25.00 at the door on the night of the performance. For tickets and more information, contact 905-526-7938, or visit our website: www.chorushamilton.ca. Location:   St. Pauls, 29 Park Street West, Dundas, ON, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info: Louise   gayle.harrison@sympatico.ca    905-526-7938   chorushamilton.ca   
  • Sun Mar 5 2017
    MAPLE SYRUP FESTIVAL AT WESTFIELD HERITAGE VILLAGE
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Discover one of Canada’s most time-honoured and tasty traditions. Explore historical and modern methods of making of maple syrup from the tree to the table. Families can purchase and enjoy a delicious, reasonably-priced pancake breakfast. HCA Members receive free entry into Westfield’s public programming, for 6 people, including a maximum of 2 adults. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village, 1049 Kirkwall Road - , Rockton (Flamborough), off Hwy 5 Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info:    westfieldheritage.ca/events/maple-syrup-festival-8/
 

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