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  • Tue Apr 22 2014
    SUSTAINABILITY SHOWCASE AND NETWORKING EVENT
    4:30 PM to 8:00 PM Experience the Transportation Showcase, Tour Mohawk College's LEED buildings, Learn about Hamilton BikeShare, Expand your Network RSVP(No cost): http://www.eventbrite.ca/o/hamilton-spn-3775020453 You are invited to join the Sustainability Professionals Network at Mohawk College directly after the Hamilton Environmental Summit on Earth Day for an evening of networking and exploring Mohawk College's H-Wing, a LEED Certified building. PLEASE RSVP on Eventbrite so we can get approximate numbers There will be a cash bar in the Scotia Bank Cafe, as well as the interactive travelling exhibit called the Hamilton Transportation Showcase, which asks participants to comment on and chart out the future of the transportation system in Hamilton. Tours of Mohawk College's LEED Certified buildings and their sustainability initiatives will be offered and there will also be an exhibit on Hamilton's soon to be implemented, Public Bikeshare System. For those who register, yearly bikeshare system memberships will be raffled. The cost for this event is free and sponsored by the Mohawk College Sustainability Office. http://www.eventbrite.ca/o/hamilton-spn-3775020453 Location:   Mohawk College (135 Fennell Ave. West) , Hamilton, The event will take place at the Scotia Bank Cafe in the H-Wing Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: Sustainability Professionals Network (SPN) Hamilton    Contact Info: SPN Hamilton Executive   hamiltonspn@gmail.com      
  • Tue Apr 22 2014
    HAMILTON ENVIRONMENTAL SUMMIT
    8:00 AM to 4:00 PM This full-day interactive event will bring together community organizations, businesses, and individuals to identify priorities for a new transformational long-term plan for the City of Hamilton. You will hear from local environmental champions; experience a dynamic panel discussion; and participate in a series of workshops designed to gather your input for the development of the next community plan. More information and required registration available at www.envsummit2014.eventbrite.ca Location:   Mohawk College, 135 Fennel Avenue, Hamilton, Detailed directions will be posted on the event website: www.envsummit2014.eventbrite.ca Region: Hamilton,      Contact Info: Jay Carter   vision2020@hamilton.ca    905 546 2424 x 1286   www.envsummit2014.eventbrite.ca   
  • Fri Apr 25 2014
    LECTURE: RWANDA
    7:00 PM Robin Philpot, author of "Rwanda: The New Scramble for Africa" will launch his updated book in English in Hamilton. The original French edition [2003] "Ça ne s’est pas passé comme ça à Kigali" was on the bestseller list in Quebec a decade ago for several months. Location:   Homegrown Hamilton, 27 King William Street, Hamilton, Near King & James, Homegrown Hamilton is easily accessible by bus. There is on-street metered parking and hourly parking across the street in a parking lot. Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: hamilton coalition to stop the war    Contact Info: Ken Stone   hcsw@cogeco.ca    905-383-7693   www.hamiltoncoalitiontostopthewar.ca   
  • Fri Apr 25 2014
    SANDRA GULLAND READS FROM "THE SHADOW QUEEN"
    7:00 PM Sandra Gulland, author of the bestselling Josephine B trilogy will be in Hamilton to read from and discuss her new novel, "The Shadow Queen". Join us for an exciting evening of adventure in 1660 Paris. Tickets $10. Net ticket proceeds donated to the Carnegie Gallery in Dundas. Location:   Hamilton Central Public Library, 4th floor, 55 York Blvd., Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Bryan Prince Bookseller    Contact Info: Kerry   events@princebooks.net    (905) 528-4508   www.princebooks.net/events.php   
  • Sat Apr 26 2014
    TIM HORTONS EARTH DAY 5K WALK, FUN RUN & CLEAN-UP
    8:45 AM to 10:30 0 Walk/run to support the environment. All proceeds support child and youth environmental education and tree planting. Help bring awareness to the community. At the 'finish line' our Earth Day Community Tree Planting Festival will be under way with fun activities, BBQ, exhibits and more. Plan to spend a few hours. Gloves and bags for those interested in doing the Clean-Up along the route and in the park. Fundraise with your colleagues, your team, your school or on your own. $35+ get a t-shirt, dog and drink and a tree reserved for planting. So give a little, give a lot, or just come out and be seen... register at http://earthdayhamilton.ca/2011/events/earth-day-walk/walk-registration/ 8:45 registration; 10am kickoff! Prize for fastest male and female runners Location:   McQuesten Park, 1199 Upper Wentworth St. (across the Linc from Lime Ridge Mall), Hamilton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info:    289 755-0433   www.earthdayhamilton.ca
  • Sat Apr 26 2014
    EARTH DAY COMMUNITY TREE PLANTING FESTIVAL - MCQUESTEN PARK (NEAR LIME RIDGE MALL)
    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM For the 1st time the Earth Day Community Tree Planting Festival is on the mountain! Free city replica Trolley Bus Shuttles from various points in the city. Help green your community by planting native trees Festival with fun family activities, vendors, eco exhibits, BBQ, and even a Clean Up to Green Up. For more info visit www.earthdayhamilton.ca Location:   T.B. McQuesten Park, 1199 Upper Wentworth St. , Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: EarthDay Hamilton    Contact Info:    www.earthdayhamilton.ca
  • Sat Apr 26 2014 to Sat Apr 26
    HAMILTON RAIN BARREL SALE
    9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Annual City of Hamilton rain barrel sale at Mohawk College, Saturday April 26th. Skip the line up and order online at www.RainBarrel.ca/Hamilton for guaranteed availability. Rain barrels, downspout diverters, rain barrel stands and more. Home delivery available. Location:   Mohawk College Fennel Campus West Parking Lot, Hamilton, Order online for guaranteed availability. Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: RainBarrel.ca    Contact Info: Larry Pomerantz   info@RainBarrel.ca    905-545-5577   www.RainBarrel.ca   
  • Sat Apr 26 2014
    DAVIS CREEK COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP
    9:00 AM The Davis Creek Community Planing Team is hosting a large, community wide clean up and needs your help! Cleanup starts at 9am. Bags and gloves will be provided. Join the cleanup with members from the Davis Creek Community Planning Team and Green Venture at these locations: - Greenhill Park (corner of Greenhill Ave and Quigley Rd) - The old Bishop Ryan High School parking lot (on Quigley Rd near Albright Rd) - Pinegrove - Veevers Park (Greenhill Ave and Hildegard Dr) Location:   Davis Creek Community, Hamilton, ON, Multiple cleanup locations. Meet at one of the areas to join the cleanup and receive bags and gloves. Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: The Davis Creek Community Planning Team and Green Venture    Contact Info: Kim Dunlop (Green Venture)   kim.dunlop@greenventure.ca    905-540-8787 x157   http://daviscreekteam.wordpress.com/   
  • Sat Apr 26 2014
    EARTH DAY COMMUNITY CLEAN UP OF MCQUESTEN PARK
    9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Lots of litter strewn around this big park, ugly and harmful to wildlife. Help us greet up this park and the surrounding neighbourhood. We provide gloves and bags. Just come to the park and we'll set you up as long as supplies last. There's also a festival, an Earth Day 5K Walk/Run and planting of 400 trees going on for you to join in. Location:   McQuesten Park, 1199 Upper Wentworth St. , Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Earth Day Hamilton    Contact Info: admin@earthdayhamilton    www.earthdayhamilton.ca
  • Sun Apr 27 2014
    SPRING SUNDAYS
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Enjoy a leisurely day in the country as you visit over thirty historical buildings. Visit log buildings, a one-room school, blacksmith shop, railway station, TH&B locomotive, general store and many other buildings with volunteers dressed in period clothing. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village, 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton, Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Mon Apr 28 2014
    PEOPLE'S SOCIAL FORUM - HAMILTON COMMITTEE
    7:30 PM to 9:00 PM The purpose of this initial Hamilton PSF Committee meeting is to introduce the People's Social Forum to the broader progressive and activist community in Hamilton. Unionists, activists, environmentalists, indigenous people, student organizers, youth, progressive faith institutions and radical activist folks are welcome to attend. This meeting should lead toward the creation of a local PSF committee in Hamilton that will be able to mobilize towards the People's Social Forum and network with all the other local committees in Southern Ontario which at this point include London, Kitchener, Guelph, Niagara, Toronto, and Oshawa. 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     
  • Tue Apr 29 2014
    COUNCIL OF CANADIANS - HAMILTON CHAPTER - BUILDING A PEOPLES SOCIETY
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Everyone is welcome at our monthly meeting with special guest Norman Kearney speaking on Building a Peoples Society: What it means, and how we can do it. 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   http://cochamilton.ca/   
  • Wed Apr 30 2014
    HAMILTON NATURALISTS CLUB CRERAR URBAN FOREST OUTING
    6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Join Sheldon McGregor to explore this small but significant patch of urban forest within Hamilton. We will explore the public portion for various tree species, spring wildflowers, and hopefully a few migrating birds. This woodlot gained local notoriety in November 2012 as the privately held portion was dramatically and unexpectedly cleared of many large trees by the landowner. We will be joined by Dr. Giuliana Casimirri, Ph.D., an urban forest enthusiast, who will share her insights on the diverse benefits of urban patches. Location:   Meet in the parking lot of Bethel Gospel Tabernacle, 1355 Upper Wellington St,, Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info:   
  • Sat May 3 2014 to Sat May 03
    HAMILTON SPRING SPRINT
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Fundraising event for the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada. Walk, fun run or Volunteer. For more info www.springsprint.ca Location:   Dofasco Rec Park, Stoney Creek, The F.H. Sherman Dofasco Recreation and Learning Centre is located at 388 First Road East in Stoney Creek. The postal code is L8J 2X3 Region: Hamilton,      Contact Info: Pat Piro      905-906-3872   http://www.springsprint.ca/site/TR?fr_id=1061&pg=entry   
  • Sat May 3 2014
    SATURDAY MORNING BREAKFAST
    8:30 AM to 10:30 AM South Gate Presbyterian Church invites you to join them for breakfast. There will be a varied menu ranging from $4.50--$5.50 and a Hungry Man Breakfast at $7.00. Location:   South Gate Presbyterian Church , Hamilton , 120 Clarendon Avenue Region: Hamilton,      Contact Info: southgatechurch@shaw.ca    905-385-7444   www.thesouthgatechurch.ca
  • Sat May 3 2014 to Sun May 04
    DOORS OPEN AT GREEN VENTURE
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Green Ventures is participating in Doors Open Hamilton again this year. Come visit our EcoHouse during the Doors Open weekend to have a free tour and learn about the history of the Davis Creek Neighbourhood. Location:   EcoHouse, 22 Veevers Drive, Hamilton, ON, EcoHouse is located at the corner of Veevers Dr and Ambrose Ave. It is easily accessible by HSR and street parking is available. Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: Green Venture and Doors Open Hamilton    Contact Info: Michael Gemmell   contact@greenventure.ca    905-540-8787   http://www.greenventure.ca   
  • Sun May 4 2014
    DOORS OPEN
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM We are opening the doors to our more than thirty-five historic buildings. Authentically dressed interpreters will be carrying out period demonstrations and activities, to give you a taste of life in 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 May 4 2014
    HOW SUITE IT IS
    7:30 PM to 9:30 PM Rosewood Concert Presents An evening of Suites from the Baroque Period to the 21st Century. Guest Artist: Colin Savage Location:   Grace Lutheran Church, 1107 Main St W, Hamilton, Corner of Main and Cline Region: Hamilton,      Contact Info:   
  • Sun May 4 2014
    GARLIC MUSTARD PICK
    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Help us tackle the invasive weed Garlic Mustard! Brought over with settlers many years ago, Garlic Mustard is slowly trying to take over our natural areas and we need your help to stop it. Join other volunteers at Green Venture to pick the Garlic Mustard before it can spread new seeds. Bags, gloves and training will be provided. Please pre-register with Kim Dunlop (contact info below). Location:   EcoHouse, 22 Veevers Drive, Hamilton, ON, EcoHouse is located at the corner of Veevers Dr and Ambrose Ave. It is easily accessible by HSR and street parking is available. Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: Green Venture    Contact Info: Kim Dunlop   kim.dunlop@greenventure.ca    905-540-8787 x157   http://www.greenventure.ca   
  • Tue May 6 2014
    TRAGEDY IN THE COMMONS: FORMER MEMBERS OF PARLIMENT SPEAK OUT ABOUT CANADA'S FAILING DEMOCRACY
    6:30 PM In their new book, Tragedy in the Commons, Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan, founders of the non-partisan think tank Samara, draw on an astonishing eighty exit interviews with former MPs from across the political spectrum to unearth surprising observations about the practice of politics in Canada. Join us for an engaging discussion and book signing with authors, Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan. Free, everyone welcome. Location:   McMaster University Medical Centre, Room 1A4, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Also known as Ewart Angus Centre Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Bryan Prince Bookseller & OPIRG McMaster    Contact Info: Kerry   events@princebooks.net    (905) 528-4508   www.princebooks.net/events.php   
  • Sat May 10 2014
    THE PROXY BRIDE AND MUDTOWN:POETRY READING & BOOK LAUNCH
    7:30 PM to 9:30 PM Rob Rolfe, noted Canadian poet, will launch his new book, "Mudtown", with Terri Favro, launching her new book,"The Proxy Bride." Rolfe focusses on native, Afro-Canadian, environmental, and class issues. Location:   Homegrown Hamilton, 27 King William Street, Hamilton, Homegrown Hamilton is near King & James Sts. and is easily accessible by bus. There is on-street metered parking and hourly parking in a lot across the street. Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: Community Coalition Against Racism    Contact Info: Ken Stone   ccar@cogeco.ca    905-383-7693   www.ccarhamilton.ca   
  • Sat May 10 2014
    SPICE OF LIFE (NEEDS A LITTLE MORE SALT)
    7:00 PM to 11:00 PM Cocktail reception at Liaison College. Great food, live music, cash bar, door prizes, silent auction. TIckets $30 - call 905-308-9333, or pick up at the school between 8am - 4pm. A Fundraising event in support of Chef Bill Sharpe who has been very ill & his family. Location:   Liaison College of Culinary Arts, Hamilton Campus, Jackson Square, 2 King Street West, Hamilton, Liaison College is at the top of the escalator, above the Farmers Market entrance. Enter mall through York Boulevard entrance, next to Hamilton Public Library, turn left and follow the signs. Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Liaison College of Culinary Arts, Hamilton Campus    Contact Info: Nicole or Katrina   liaison.hamilton@sympatico.ca    905-308-9333   www.liaisonhamilton.blogspot.ca   
  • Sun May 11 2014
    MOTHERS DAY
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Womens Work: Discover the evolving and diverse roles of women in early Ontario from the late 1700s through to the early 20th century Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton, Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Mon May 12 2014
    PUBLIC FORUM ON CLIMATE CHANGE
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Climate Change: What can we do in Hamilton? Human-caused changes to our climate are causing increasingly severe impacts on natural and human systems. They pose potentially catastrophic risks such as extreme weather, flooding, droughts, food shortages and acidification of the oceans. Join us for a discussion on the latest climate change science and what individuals and the city government can do in Hamilton. Location:   Hamilton Public Library, Central Branch, 55 York Blvd, Hamilton, ON, Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: The Council of Canadians Hamilton Chapter, Green Venture, Environment Hamilton, Hamilton 350, Idle No More    Contact Info:    http://us7.campaign-archive1.com/?u=154d2afebf2378833cf93a85b&id=fb53c62ad0
  • Sun May 18 2014
    QUEEN VICTORIA – A WOMAN OF INFLUENCE
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Queens Victorias reign from 1837-1901 had a tremendous influence on our culture. Learn about Victorian etiquette, fashions, politics, education, technology, foods and customs in various buildings throughout the village. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton, Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Mon May 19 2014
    QUEEN VICTORIA – A WOMAN OF INFLUENCE
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Queens Victorias reign from 1837-1901 had a tremendous influence on our culture. Learn about Victorian etiquette, fashions, politics, education, technology, foods and customs in various buildings throughout the village. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton, Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sat May 24 2014
    ERAMOSA KARST FAMILY TREE PLANTING DAY
    9:30 AM to 12:30 PM Plant a whole new forest! Help us remove invasive garlic mustard! Learn about the Karst! Bring the whole family! Bring a water bottle, shovel and sturdy shoes. Free parking t event. Rain date May 31st. Location:   Eramosa Karst Conservation Area, Upper Mount Albion Road, Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Newalta, Stantec, Heritage Green Community Trust, Friends of the Eramosa Karst    Contact Info: Toby Tresidder   toby.tresidder@conservationhamilton.ca    905-525-2181 ext. 129   www.yournatureyourlegacy.ca   
  • Sat May 24 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 May 25 2014
    QUEEN VICTORIA – A WOMAN OF INFLUENCE
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Queen Victoria’s reign from 1837-1901 had a tremendous influence on our culture. Learn about Victorian etiquette, fashions, politics, education, technology, foods and customs in various buildings throughout the village. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton, Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Wed May 28 2014
    HALTON ENVIRONMENTAL NETWORK 10TH ANNIVERSARY GALA
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM The Halton Environmental Network is celebrating its 10th Anniversary in 2014. Come celebrate with us as we recognize past accomplishments, long-standing members and supporters, and look to our future! Guest speaker: Gary Carr, Halton Regional Chair. Tickets: $40, online @Eventbrite or contact the HEN Office @ info@haltonenvironment.ca. For sponsorship and silent auction opportunities, please contact ltessier@haltonenvironment.ca Check our website for event updates. Location:   Oakville Conference Centre, 2515 Wyecroft Rd., Oakville, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info: Lisa Seiler   info@haltonenvironment.ca    905-815-6185   www.haltonenvironment.net   
  • Sat May 31 2014
    MAC KIDS WALK & WHEEL FOR MIRACLES
    10:00 AM The third annual Mac Kids Walk & Wheel for Miracles event is taking place at Pier 4 Park (64 Leander Drive, Hamilton) on Saturday, May 31st. We invite you to bring your family, friends and colleagues to help us raise $150,000 in support of McMaster Children’s Hospital and make a difference in the lives of children. Location:   Pier 4 Park , Hamilton , Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: McMaster Children\'s Hospital    Contact Info: Elisa Sevigny    sevigny@HHSC.CA    905-581-2100 ext 47012   www.mackids.ca/walkandwheel   
  • Sat May 31 2014
    CULTIVATING COMPASSION FOR AN OPTIMAL LIFE: A MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP FOR ALL LEVELS
    9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Mindfulness Hamilton offers 1-day workshop:Cultivating Compassion for an Optimal Life: A Mindful Workshop for all levels. Build skills for compassion for self & others,stress reduction, mindful practice & building resilience for life. Join leader Michele Chaban MSW RSW PhD. Registration fee $75.00 (includes lunch, breaks, parking) Location:   McMaster Innovation Park, 175 Longwood Rd.S., Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Mindfulness Hamilton    Contact Info: Don Woodside   donwoodside@gmail.com    905 627-7930   www.mindfulnesshamilton.ca   
  • Sun June 1 2014
    SILENT FILM FAVOURITES
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Motion pictures were a new and incredibly popular form of public entertainment in the late 19th century. Visit the Westfield Theatre and lose yourself in the worlds of Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Harold Lloyd and more. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sun June 8 2014
    SILENT FILM FAVOURITES
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Motion pictures were a new and incredibly popular form of public entertainment in the late 19th century. Visit the Westfield Theatre and lose yourself in the worlds of Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Harold Lloyd and more. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sun June 15 2014
    50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
    12:15 PM to 4:00 PM Westfield opened to the public in June 1964 and you are invited to join the celebration! Enjoy free birthday cake, popcorn and steam traction engine rides. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sun June 20 2014
    SILENT FILM FAVOURITES
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Motion pictures were a new and incredibly popular form of public entertainment in the late 19th century. Visit the Westfield Theatre and lose yourself in the worlds of Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Harold Lloyd and more. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton, Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sun June 22 2014
    SILENT FILM FAVOURITES
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Motion pictures were a new and incredibly popular form of public entertainment in the late 19th century. Visit the Westfield Theatre and lose yourself in the worlds of Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Harold Lloyd and more. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sun June 29 2014
    SILENT FILM FAVOURITES
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Motion pictures were a new and incredibly popular form of public entertainment in the late 19th century. Visit the Westfield Theatre and lose yourself in the worlds of Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Harold Lloyd 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 July 1 2014
    CANADA DAY
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Tour through the historical village and discover what life was like in early Canada. Volunteers in period clothing entertain with interesting historical details and demonstrations throughout the day. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sun July 6 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
  • Fri July 11 2014
    DRAMA AT DUSK
    Immerse yourself in the past with a delicious evening of open air theatre, historic foods and music. Westfield is the perfect stage for this one-evening-only event. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Location:   Westfield Heritage Village 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton,   Region: Halton, Hamilton,      Contact Info: westfield@speedway.ca    519-621-8851   www.westfieldheritage.ca
  • Sun July 13 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 July 20 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
  • 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:   
  • 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
  • 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
  • Sun Dec 14 2014
    CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY
    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas and celebrate the season where traditions of an earlier time are brought to life with horse and wagon rides, carol singing and 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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