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  • Mon Sept 1 2014
    LABOUR DAYS
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM This day will focus on the various trades that contributed to small communities in early Canada. Visit the Print Shop, Cabinetmaker’s Shop, Dry Goods Store, General Store, Boot and Harness Shop, Planing Mill and more. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton, Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Tue Sept 2 2014
    IN CONVERSATION WITH OJIBWAY AUTHOR RICHARD WAGAMESE
    5:00 PM to 7:00 AM In Conversation with author, Richard Wagamese McMaster University is pleased to present Ojibway author Richard Wagamese as he shares his gift for storytelling and his literary works, the award winning Indian Horse and his recent publication, Medicine Walk. Join in the conversation as PhD candiate, Kaitlin Debicki facilitates a casual and intimate evening with Richard Wagamese. Purchase books on site and/or bring your books to be signed while enjoying a complimentary reception. Location: Tent on JHE Field, McMaster University Register for this event https://richardwagamesemedicinewalk.eventbrite.ca Location:   Large white Tent on JHE Field, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: McMaster University    Contact Info: Michele Corbeil   corbeil@mcmaster.ca    905-528-2712 extension 23865   mcmaster.ca   
  • Fri Sept 5 2014 to Sun Sept 07
    FIX OUR WORLD FESTIVAL
    0:00 0 to 0:00 0 Fix Our World Festival is a 3 day event filled with fun things for all ages, as well as workshops, guest speakers, and interactive stations. It’s a fusion of Art/Music/Food/Community. Peace, Environment, Health, and Empowerment. We invite groups, clubs, organizations from the Hamilton region who are doing great work to participate and show the community who you are and how they can get involved We are also inviting All Cultures to set up a Family Picnic with your own space with your dancing, music, regalia, arts, crafts, food in the same park at the same time. Celebrating and Honouring our similarities and differences Help out by sponsoring (financial and inkind assistance), promote and support. "Together We Will Fix Our World...because it all starts in our own backyard" Location:   McQuesten Park, 1199 Upper Wentworth, just South of Limeridge Mall, Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info:    905-518-1308  
  • Sat Sept 6 2014
    CHRISTIE  ANTIQUE SHOW
    8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Canadas favourite Antique Show with hundreds of dealers and almost 10 acres of antiques. Food vendors available for lunch or a light snack. Rain or shine. No pets on showfield. Location:   Christie Lake Conservation Area 1000 Highway 5 West, Dundas,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: nature@conservationhamilton.ca    905-525-2181   www.christieantiqueshow.com
  • Sun Sept 7 2014
    HARVEST SUNDAYS
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Discover how food was grown, harvested, preserved and used in early Canada and enjoy the amazing fall colours. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Thur Sept 11 2014
    HALTON GREEN SCREENS: COUNTDOWN TO ZERO
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Concerned about the possibility of nuclear disaster? This film by Lucy Walker exposes a variety of present day threats. Mark 9/11 with ICAN and Physicians for Global Survival. Discussion following the film. $5/adult, $2/student Location:   Film.ca Oakville Mews Cinema, 171 Speers Rd., Oakville, Region: Halton, Hamilton,   Sponsor: Halton Green Screens    Contact Info: Mervyn Russell   mervicia@gmail.com    905-845-3250   http://www.haltongreenscreens.ca   
  • Sat Sept 13 2014
    AGH CENTENNIAL WALK, TALK, LUNCH & EXHIBITION TOUR
    9:30 AM to 3:00 PM When the first Municipal Gallery opened with the Bruce Memorial Collection in 1914, Hamilton was a very different place than it is today. You are invited to explore that Hamilton and the first AGH with Bill Manson historian and AGH Docent, and Ann Manson AGH Docent. Details We will start the morning at the AGH with coffee and an illustrated presentation about Hamilton in 1914, followed by a leisurely walking tour of downtown then and now. We will conclude the walk with a $1 lunch (1914 price) at the George Hamilton Restaurant, which occupies a 160 year-old heritage building. Bring a 1914 style hat and wear it on the tour. There will be a prize for the most authentic “topper” at lunch. After lunch, we return to the AGH for a guided tour of Into the Light: The Paintings of William Blair Bruce (1859–1906). Date: Saturday, September 13 9:30 a.m. Registration and coffee 9:45 a.m. Illustrated talk and virtual 1914 downtown tour 10:30 a.m. Break 10:45 a.m. Around the Gore: Guided 1914 heritage walk begins 12:00 p.m. 1914 $1 lunch at the George Hamilton Restaurant 1:45 p.m. Art Gallery of Hamilton: Tour of Into the Light: The Paintings of William Blair Bruce (1859–1906) Coffee, illustrated talk, walk, the guided tour of the Bruce exhibition and a souvenir programme are included. Bring a loonie for lunch. AGH Members $35 | Non-Members $45 Registration for AGH Talks Pre-registration is strongly recommended, as seating is limited: In person at AGH Visitor Services Desk or AGH Design Annex By email at megan@artgalleryofhamilton.com By phone (with credit card) at 905-527-6610, ext. 225 Location:   123 King Street West, Hamilton, Region: Hamilton,      Contact Info: Megan Olynik   megan@artgalleryofhamilton.com    905-527-6610 x.225   www.artgalleryofhamilton.com   
  • Sun Sept 14 2014
    TELLING TALES: A FAMILY FESTIVAL OF STORIES
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM A free event celebrating Canadas leading childrens writers and illustrators, with programs for all ages. Free parking at Rockton Fairgrounds with complimentary shuttle service to Westfield. (Please note there is no parking at Westfield.) Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sat Sept 20 2014
    CHRISTIE LAKE AMAZING RACE EVENT
    8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Teams will race in several unique dragonboat races. It promises to be an action packed day with races happening every seven to nine minutes. There will be live entertainment,beer tent, food vendors as well as other vendors. Location:   1000 Hwy #5, west, Flamborough, Near the Marine Pavilion. Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info:   
  • Sat Sept 20 2014
    TD COMMUNITY TREE PLANTING FEST: RESTORING DESJARDINS CANAL LANDS TO BECOME THE GATEWAY OF THE COOTES TO ESCARPMENT ECOPARK SYSTEM
    9:30 AM to 12:30 PM Be one of the people begin the transformation of the former Veldhuis brownfield site in Dundas to becoming the gateway to one of Canada's largest urban parks. Plant a tree, take a guided hike of nearby Lake Jojo, walk the adjacent Urquhart Butterfly garden, cleanup lands around the canal and lake, meet live Birds of Prey, visit exhibits, have fun with Hamilton Chilren's Museum activities, and visit exhibits. Location:   former Velhuis Greenhouse site and Centennial Park, 201 King St. WE. , Dundas, free parking available; free shuttle running to site from locations in Westdale and Dundas Region: Halton, Hamilton,   Sponsor: TD Bank and Hamilton Conservation Foundation.    Contact Info: Laurel   laurel@earthdayhamilton.ca    905-973-3064   http://www.hamiltonconservationfoundation.ca/dundas-ecopark   
  • Sat Sept 20 2014
    WESTFEST IN WESTDALE VILLAGE
    11:00 AM to 11:00 PM Free Event with Live Music Classic Cars Kids Zone Great Food and Shops Location:   King st west, Hamilton, Near McMaster University Region: Hamilton,      Contact Info:    westdalevillage.ca
  • Sun Sept 21 2014
    HARVEST SUNDAYS
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Discover how food was grown, harvested, preserved and used in early Canada and enjoy the amazing fall colours. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sun Sept 21 2014
    HEALING RACISM - A WORKSHOP
    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM This meditative and interactive workshop is on understanding, exploring and healing the traumas caused by systemic and other forms of racism. This session will be a safe and open space where folks who strive to eliminate racism as well as heal the wounds it has generated can engage in conversation. RSVP is required to attend, email: ismael.traore@hotmail.com In your email, please mention your racial self-identification. For more info see: https://www.facebook.com/events/895812303781441 Location:   Homegrown (27 King William St), Upstairs Room, Hamilton, Region: Hamilton,      Contact Info: Ismael Traore   ismael.traore@hotmail.com    https://www.facebook.com/events/895812303781441   
  • Sat Sept 27 2014
    URBAN BARN DANCE
    6:00 PM to 11:00 PM Join Environment Hamilton for this fundraising event that promises local food and drink, fantastic musicians and a hopping dance floor. Tiny Bill Cody, the Hamilton Open Band and more! All funds generated will support Environment Hamilton projects and important advocacy work. Help us be part of the solution! For more info please visit www.environmenthamilton.org Location:   St. Pauls United Church, Dundas, 29 Park St West at the corner of Park and Cross St. Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: Environment Hamilton    Contact Info: Lynda Lukasik   contactus@environmenthamilton.org    905-549-0900   www.environmenthamilton.org   
  • Sun Sept 28 2014
    HARVEST SUNDAYS
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Discover how food was grown, harvested, preserved and used in early Canada and enjoy the amazing fall colours. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Tue Sept 30 2014 to Tue Sept 30
    ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    6:00 PM to 8:30 PM The Childrens International Learning Centre will be holding its Annual General Meeting. Refreshments at 6pm and the meeting will start at 7:15pm. Location:   189 King William Street, Hamilton, Across from Theatre Aquarius Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: The Childrens International Learning Centre    Contact Info: Hadia Lowe-Sutton   cilc1970@295.ca    905-529-8813   www.cilc.ca   
  • Sat Oct 4 2014 to Tue Oct 07
    CLIMB THE TURBINE 2014
    Poke your head out the top of a wind turbine for a breath-taking view of the city! Teams of two will have the exclusive opportunity to climb high inside the (only) wind turbine in downtown Toronto. Over 20 teams will raise (minimum) $500 for this event. Open to public and corporate teams. A great team building exercise for your company. All proceeds go directly to funding TREC Education’s charitable programs. TREC Education delivers sustainable energy education to people across Ontario. Sign-up today: http://www.climbtheturbine.com/3/fundraiser.htm For more information contact: Kelly Park, Communications Coordinator | kelly@trec.on.ca | 416-583-2233 Location:   Windshare / Toronto Hydro turbine, Exhibition Place, Toronto, South of the Better Living Centre (200 Princess Blvd) Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: TREC Education    Contact Info: Kelly Park    kelly@trec.on.ca    416-583-2233   www.climbtheturbine.com   
  • Sun Oct 5 2014
    HARVEST SUNDAYS
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Discover how food was grown, harvested, preserved and used in early Canada and enjoy the amazing fall colours. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sun Oct 12 2014
    THANKSGIVING AT WESTFIELD
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Bring the whole family for a wonderful afternoon in the country discovering the people and places of early Ontario. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Mon Oct 13 2014
    THANKSGIVING AT WESTFIELD
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Bring the whole family for a wonderful afternoon in the country discovering the people and places of early Ontario. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton, Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sun Oct 19 2014
    HARVEST SUNDAYS
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Discover how food was grown, harvested, preserved and used in early Canada and enjoy the amazing fall colours. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Fri Oct 24 2014
    HAUNTED HALLOWEEN
    6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Something curious is happening in the village! Find out what, as you explore by lantern and moonlight. A fun night for all ages! Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sat Oct 25 2014
    HAUNTED HALLOWEEN
    6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Something curious is happening in the village! Find out what, as you explore by lantern and moonlight. A fun night for all ages! Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sun Oct 26 2014
    PUMPKIN SUNDAY
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM A fun event for the whole family, especially the little ones! Featuring pumpkin-themed games, demonstrations, crafts and activities. Bring your camera! Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Thur Oct 30 2014
    BAKE SALE & OPEN HOUSE
    12:30 PM to 6:00 PM To help kickstart our annual Festivals of Light programme, we will be having a bake sale and an open house where you can preview the fun and interactive program. Location:   The Childrens International Learning Centre, Hamilton, Across from Theatre Aquarius Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: The Childrens International Learning Centre    Contact Info: Hadia Lowe-Sutton   cilc1970@295.ca    905-529-8813   www.cilc.ca   
  • Sat Nov 8 2014
    FRIENDS CHINESE DINNER
    Dinner at Rockton Fairgrounds. Tickets must be purchased in advance from the Friends of Westfield. Door prizes, auction and great food. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sat Dec 6 2014
    TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
    5:00 PM to 9:00 PM Enjoy Westfield by candlelight and feel the warmth of the season through music, food samples, fireworks and a visit from Father Christmas. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sun Dec 7 2014
    CHRISTMAS TABLE
    This extra special holiday evening features a delicious, multi-course historical meal, traditional Christmas entertainment and a chance to experience the holiday traditions and delights of early Canada. Seating is limited. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, September 2, 2014. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sat Dec 13 2014
    TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
    5:00 PM to 9:00 PM Enjoy Westfield by candlelight and feel the warmth of the season through music, food samples, fireworks and a visit from Father Christmas. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sat Dec 20 2014
    TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
    5:00 0 to 9:00 PM Enjoy Westfield by candlelight and feel the warmth of the season through music, food samples, fireworks and a visit from Father Christmas. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Thur Jan 30 2014
    CROOKS HOLLOW: PAST AND PRESENT
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Join us to learn about the history of Crooks Hollow and the recent Crooks Hollow dam removal project. Our guest speakers will be John Aikman (Manager, Educational Archives and Heritage Centre) and Hazel Breton (Manager, Water Resources Engineering, Hamilton Conservation Authority). Presentations will be followed by a question/answer period and refreshments will be provided. Seating is limited, please click on the following link to register. http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/crooks-hollow-past-and-present-registration-10084676539?aff=es2&rank=1&sid=0953350f7c6111e3a43c123139057c14 Please come early if you would like to check out the Dundas Museum and Archives! Location:   Dundas Museum and Archives, Dundas, Ontario, 139 Park Street West Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: Bay Area Restoration Council    Contact Info:    hamiltonharbour.ca
 

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