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  • Tue July 15 2014 to Mon Oct 27
    THE PEOPLES' PLATFORM ELECTION: LAUNCH EVENT
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Change municipal politics in Hamilton forever! Join us for the launch of the Peoples Platform, an initiative that brings residents of Ancaster, Dundas, Flamborough, Glanbrook, Hamilton and Stoney Creek together to develop an election platform for the people. Candidates will have their own platforms, but how will they compare to the Peoples Platform and which candidates will be selected on October 27th to advance the Peoples Platform? Location:   Democracy Cafe, 202 Locke St South, Hamilton, Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: Hamilton Civic League, Hamilton Chapter of the Council of Canadians    Contact Info: Norman Kearney   info@peoplesplatform.ca    289-689-8664   http://www.peoplesplatform.ca/   
  • Sat July 26 2014 to Sat Sept 13
    URQUHART BUTTERFLY GARDEN SUMMER SERIES OF FREE PUBLIC WORKSHOPS
    11:00 AM to 0:00 PM Held at the beautiful Urquhart Garden, these 1 hour workshops are led by experts in their field. They take place on Saturdays at 11 a.m.: JULY 26 ->Insect Lives & Loves; AUGUST 9 ->Dragonflies and their Kin; AUGUST 23 ->A Bee or not a Bee? SEPTEMBER 6 ->Plant & Herb Lore and Bird Calling. If raining, workshops will take place in the Hamilton Airforce Club, adjacent to the garden. Also...Free Guided Butterfly & Bird Identification "Walks" on Aug 2, 16, 30, and Sep 13 at 11am -> walks are cancelled if it rains. Location:   Urquhart Butterfly Garden, Centennial Park at the corner of Cootes Dr and East St.,, Dundas, Conveniently accessible by bus or bike. Parking is avail off King St. E. Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: funded by Dougher Fund of the Hamilton Community Foundation, support from Conserver Society of Hamilton and District    Contact Info:    www.urquhartbutterfly.com
  • Sat July 26 2014
    WATERFEST
    8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Teams will race in several 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:   Harbourfront Drive, Hamilton, Bayfront Park, Harbourfront Drive is off of Bay St North. Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info:   
  • Sat July 26 2014
    HAMILTON WATERFEST DRAGON BOAT RACE FESTIVAL
    8:00 AM Come and enjoy the fun as over 50 dragonboat teams paddle to protect Hamilton Harbour! Enter a team or just come out to watch. Funds raised in support of the Bay Area Restoration Council. Live entertainment, food vendors, a beer tent, and series of races. Location:   Bayfront Park Boat Launch, Hamilton, Region: Hamilton,      Contact Info: Kelly Pike   kpike@hamiltonharbour.ca    905-527-7111   www.hamiltonharbour.ca   
  • Sun July 27 2014
    SWEET SUMMER SUNDAYS
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Relax and enjoy the tranquility of the Village in summertime. Why not bring a picnic and find a shady spot under a sprawling maple? Or, treat yourself to some lovely homemade biscuits and jam and other sweet treats from the General Store. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Tue July 29 2014
    COUNCIL OF CANADIANS - HAMILTON CHAPTER - THE PEOPLE'S PLATFORM
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Everyone is welcome at our July monthly meeting with special guest Norman Kearney who will provide an update on The People's Platform. Location:   Volunteer Hamilton, 267 King Street East (between Wellington and Ferguson), Hamilton, Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: Council of Canadians - Hamilton Chapter    Contact Info: Kathie Clark   kclark@interlynx.net    905-648-5338   www.cochamilton.ca   
  • Thur July 31 2014
    GROWING EDIBLE MUSHROOMS WORKSHOP
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Hosted by Tom Nagy, this workshop will give you the knowledge needed to grow your own edible mushrooms, specifically delicious Oyster mushrooms. Tom will cover the ins-and-outs of growing mushrooms both indoors and outside. Attendees will also receive hands-on learning by joining Tom in starting an edible mushroom patch in Green Ventures community garden. The workshop is free, but any participants who donate $5 will receive Oyster mushroom spawn to start their own edible mushroom patch at home. Space is limited, please pre-register with Kim Dunlop to reserve a space. Phone: 905-540-8787 x157 or kim.dunlop (@) greenventure.ca Location:   The EcoHouse, 22 Veevers Drive, Hamilton, The EcoHouse is located in the Davis Creek Community, near Quigley and Greenhill. There is street parking available as well as safe places to lock a bicycle and several bus routes nearby. Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: Green Venture    Contact Info: Kim Dunlop   kim.dunlop@greenventure.ca    905-540-8787x157   http://www.greenventure.ca   
  • Fri Aug 1 2014 to Sun Aug 31
    ELECTRIC
    7:00 PM to 9:30 PM Exhibition of new abstract works by Stephen Seguin. August 1 to August 31, 2014 Opening reception Friday August 1, 7-9:30pm See more work at sseguin.com Location:   Carnegie Gallery, 10 King St W, Dundas, ON, Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: Carnegie Gallery    Contact Info: Carnegie Gallery   carnegie@carnegiegallery.org    905-627-4265   http://www.carnegiegallery.org/   
  • Sun Aug 3 2014
    ICE CREAM CARNIVAL
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Celebrate summer with the sweet taste of ice cream at this lively family event. Edwardian carnival games, amusements, foods, music, ice cream making demonstrations and living history make the perfect topping for this delicious family outing. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Mon Aug 4 2014
    ICE CREAM CARNIVAL
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Celebrate summer with the sweet taste of ice cream at this lively family event. Edwardian carnival games, amusements, foods, music, ice cream making demonstrations and living history make the perfect topping for this delicious family outing. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sun Aug 17 2014
    SWEET SUMMER SUNDAYS
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Relax and enjoy the tranquility of the Village in summertime. Why not bring a picnic and find a shady spot under a sprawling maple? Or, treat yourself to some lovely homemade biscuits and jam and other sweet treats from the General Store. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sun Aug 24 2014
    SWEET SUMMER SUNDAYS
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Relax and enjoy the tranquility of the Village in summertime. Why not bring a picnic and find a shady spot under a sprawling maple? Or, treat yourself to some lovely homemade biscuits and jam and other sweet treats from the General Store. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sun Aug 31 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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:   
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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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