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  • 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
    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
  • Sat Sept 20 2014
    DISRUPTION - A CLIMATE CHANGE MOVIE
    7:00 PM When it comes to climate change, why do we do so little when we know so much? Disruption takes an unflinching look at the devastating consequences of our inaction and takes us behind-the-scenes of the efforts to organize the largest climate rally in the history of the planet during the UN world climate summit. Location:   The Tower - 281 Cannon Street E (at Victoria), Hamilton, Register for the event at www.watchdisruption.com (Go to Find a Local Screening and enter Hamilton ) Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: Hamilton 350    Contact Info: Dave Carson      905-304-3682   Find us on Facebook as Haimilton 350   
  • Sat Sept 20 2014
    BRING THE DREAM TO LIFE - TD COMMUNITY TREE PLANTING FEST: RESTORING DESJARDINS CANAL LANDS
    9:30 AM to 12:30 PM Help begin the transformation of the former Veldhuis brownfield site in Dundas to becoming the gateway to one of the largest urban parks in Canada. Plant trees, take a guided hike to nearby Lake Jojo, take the pollinator tour in the adjacent Urquhart Butterfly Garden, cleanup lands around the canal and lake, meet live Birds of Prey, guided hike of Spencer Creek, historical walk & talk of Desjardins Canal with Dundas Valley Historical Society, visit exhibits, fun kids activities with Hamilton Chilrens Museum, plus exhibits, butterfly photography exhibition. Wear close-toed sturdy shoes/boots, long pants, and bring a travel mug. Free replica trolley shuttle bus rides to site from downtown Dundas, Westdale, and McMaster campus. Location:   Desjardin Canal Lands (formerly Veldhuis Cactus Greenhouses property) 150 King St. E., , Dundas, this site will be the gateway to the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System. For more info visit www.earthdayhamilton.ca Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: TD Bank and hosted by Hamilton Conservation Foundation, organized by Earth Day Hamilton-Burlington    Contact Info: Laurel   laurel@earthdayhamilton.ca    905 973-3064   www.earthdayhamilton.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   
  • Sun Sept 21 2014
    INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE, SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 21TH 2014
    1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Culture of Peace Hamilton invites you to join us in celebrating peace and embracing live-affirming pathways of living that help to build a local and global culture of peace Join us for a Brown Bag Lunch in the Garden @ 1:00 It will be followed by a ceremony from 1:30 to 2:30 which includes: · Drumming · Welcome by Culture of Peace member Rev. Cynthia Vermillion-Foster · Collective Reading of the UN Declaration of the Right of Peoples to Peace · A Puppet Show directed by Melanie Skein · Reading of 6 Pathways (by children) · Moment of Silence · Singing of Peace Is In Your Hands: an original song created by a Hamiltonian Location:   Hamilton City Hall Peace Garden by the Peace Pole, Hamilton City Hall, Culture of Peace Hamilton is an offshoot of United Nations Canada. For over a decade it has supported initiatives to reduce violence and oppression. When Hamilton was hit by a wave of vandalism Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Culture of Peace Hamilton    Contact Info: Gail      (905) 527-0470    www.cultureofpeacehamilton.com   
  • Tue Sept 23 2014
    GREEN DRINKS IS BACK, FEATURING MINI PRESENTATION ON STORMWATER MANAGEMENT
    5:30 PM Coffee, beer or wine, it doesn't matter what you drink, come out to Green Drinks where you can kick back in a relaxed setting, meet new people, have lively and fun discussions and moments of serendipity. For anyone interested or working in the green sector. This month's Green Drinks is hosted by The Conserver Society and features a 15 minute presentation on stormwater management for Hamiltonians. Location:   Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St., (just off James St. N.) , Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Conserver Society of Hamilton    Contact Info:   
  • 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   
  • Sat Sept 27 2014 to Sat Sept 27
    DEPAVE ST. MARGARET MARY ELEMENTARY ON SEPT 27 AND ON OCT 4
    9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Green Venture is teaming up with St. Margaret Mary School to Depave Paradise. On Sept. 27th, we’ll be working with volunteers to remove over 1000 sq.ft. of asphalt from the schoolyard to increase green space. On Oct. 4, we'll fill the space with a native species garden and celebrate this new green space with kids activities, a live band, food and drink including Gorilla Cheese Food Truck. This is Hamilton's biggest Depave yet, adding to over 10,000 sq.ft. depaved across Canada, and we need your help! Contact Deirdre at 905-540-8787x113 or deirdre.connell@greenventure.ca to get involved. Location:   St. Margaret Mary Elementary School, 25 Brentwood Drive, Hamilton, Event in the school's playground. Access from Wildewood Ave. Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: Communities in Bloom, Trees Canada, CN EcoConnexions    Contact Info: Deirdre Connell   deirdre.connell@greenventure.ca    905-510-7355   www.greenventure.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
  • 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   
  • Fri Oct 3 2014 to Sun Oct 05
    FORGING SOLIDARITY: STRONG PUBLIC SERVICES, GOOD JOBS AND RENEWED DEMOCRACY. COUNCIL OF CANADIANS AGM AND CONFERENCE OCTOBER 3-5
    Public forum Friday October 3 at 7 p.m. Speakers: Maude Barlow, CoC National Chairperson, Chief Ava Hill, Six Nations of the Grand River, Ben Powless, Co-founder of the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition, John Cartwright, President, Toronto and York Region Labour Council; John Hilary, Executive Director, War on Want, London, U.K. Location:   Sheraton Hamilton Hotel, 116 King St. W., Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Council of Canadians    Contact Info: inquiries@canadians.org    1-800-387-7177   http://www.canadians.org/
  • Fri Oct 3 2014
    JUST EAT IT - A FOOD WASTE MOVIE
    7:00 PM A movie about Food Waste presented as part of the Art Gallery Of Hamilton Film Festival. It dismantles best-before dates and illustrates how our perception of produce encourages us to discard perfectly edible and nutritious food. The filmmaker vows to stop buying groceries for six months and survive exclusively on discarded food. The film demonstrates how the supply-and-demand chain is out of sync. Location:   Landmark Cinema 6, Jackson Square, Hamilton, Buy tickets ($10 each) online at www.aghfilmfest.com Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: Environment Hamilton    Contact Info: Dave Carson      905-304-3682   http://www.aghfilmfest.com/films-trailers.php   
  • 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   
  • Sat Oct 4 2014
    THE TWENTY-SECOND ANNUAL GANDHI PEACE FESTIVAL
    10:none AM to 3:none PM A day of festivities with music, dance, a peace walk, keynote speaker, community awards, free Indian vegetarian food, and activities for children. Theme - Nelson Mandela Life & Legacy. This year marked the passing of one of the worlds greatest moral leaders-Nelson Mandela -a man whose vision of true freedom for South Africans echoed Gandhi vision of true freedom for the people of India. Gandhi vision, along with key elements of his nonviolent philosophy and practice emerged out of his own two-decades of experience fighting oppression in the land of Mandela birth. This year the Gandhi Peace Festival celebrates the life and legacy of Mandela. Location:   Hamilton City Hall, 71 Main St. West Hamilton ON, The Community Service Peace Awards recognize the extraordinary efforts and achievements of an individual (or a group) in helping to create, sustain or promote a Culture of Peace in local Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: India-Canada Society, McMaster University and the City of Hamilton    Contact Info: Jahan Zeb, Peace Festival Coordinator   hamiltongpf@gmail.com    289 788 4646   www.humanities.mcmaster.ca/gandhi   
  • Sat Oct 4 2014 to Sat Oct 04
    GREEN ENERGY DOORS OPEN
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Green Energy Doors Open is promoting energy conservation by recruiting people to open their houses to demonstrate serious energy conservation practices. The Bradens E House will be open Oct 4 from 10 am till 4 pm with guided tours at 10, 12 and 2. The house is located at 1820 Valens Rd. It emphasizes the importance of eliminating air leakage, comprehensive insulation, orientation, reducing conduction and effective summer shading. It uses low technology, and familiar and affordable materials. It is the result of building super efficient houses for over 30 years. It is also off-the-grid. For more information call 905 659-3088 Location:   1820 Valens Rd, Flamborough, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Dave Braden    Contact Info: Dave Braden   davembraden@gmail.com    905 659-3088     
  • 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
  • Thur Oct 9 2014
    DISAPPEARING ACT - WHERE HAVE OUR POLLINATORS GONE? WHAT CAN WE DO?
    7:00 PM Join us for this free event as we learn about the rapid decline of pollinator populations and what we can do to help. Expert speakers include: Susan Chan, M.SC in Pollination Biology (Native Pollinator Program), Scott Meyer (St. Williams Nursery and Ecology Centre), Luc Peters (Local Beekeeper), Brenda Van Ryswyk (Conservation Halton). Special thanks to Hamilton Community Foundation and Hamilton Future Fund for their support of our Pollinators Paradise Project Location:   The Spectator Auditorium, 44 Frid Street, Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton,   Sponsor: Hamilton Naturalists' Club and Environment Hamilton    Contact Info: Jen Baker   land@hamiltonnature.org    905-524-3339   hamiltonmonarchs.blogspot.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
  • Fri Oct 17 2014
    AUTHOR'S EVENING WITH KRISTA FOSS
    7:00 PM Mwikase Group proudly presents author Krista Foss and her new book,"Smoke River". Homemade dessert bar, coffee and tea include in $10.00 admission. Proceeds to send needy student to high school in Kenya. Location:   Hamilton Wentworth Teachers Local-105 Nebo Road, Hamilton, Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: Mwikase Group    Contact Info: Brenda Harrison   harrison-family@rogers.com    905-821-0941     
  • 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
  • Tue Oct 21 2014
    FOSSIL FUEL DIVESTMENT FORUM AND GREEN SACRED SPACES AWARDS 2014
    6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Greening Sacred Spaces recipients are: Westdale United Church Meadowlands Fellowship Christian Reformed Church Forum Speakers are: Jane Ambachtsheer, Partner and Global Head of Responsible Investment Mercer Tim Nash, Sustainable Economist, Toronto Don Mclean, Hamilton 350 Doors open at 6pm Event starts at 6.30 pm. Location:   Westdale United Church at 99 North Oval , Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton,   Sponsor: Greening Sacred Spaces, Environment Hamilton    Contact Info: Beatrice Ekoko   bekoko@environmenthamilton.org    905 549 0900   http://environmenthamilton.org/   
  • Tue Oct 21 2014
    EXPERIENCE A REVOLUTION
    7:00 PM BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association is hosting Experience a Revolution with filmmaker and on-screen star Rob Stewart at 7pm on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre. This special event will be a night of eco-inspiration including a screening of Stewart’s highly acclaimed film, Revolution, followed by a rare opportunity to interact with the award-winning filmmaker during his keynote address and an audience question and answer period. Included at the event BurlingtonGreen will also present our 2014 Eco-Awards, and we invite citizens, groups, and businesses to submit nominations highlighting their efforts to help the planet locally to receive an Eco-Award before September 25th, 2014. Location:   Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Burlington, 440 Locust Street Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Burlington Green    Contact Info: Jackie Prime   jacqueline@burlingtongreen.org    www.burlingtongreen.org   
  • 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   
  • Wed Nov 5 2014
    ENVIRONMENTAL BILL OF RIGHTS WORKSHOP
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM 20th anniversary for the Environmental Bill of Rights. Did you know Ontario is one of a handful of places in the world that has an Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR)? The EBR arms citizens with knowledge and authority on how they can protect the environment around them. This workshop covers: 1. Environmental Bill of Rights, history and how it has been successfully used in Hamilton to protect the environment 2.Teaches you how you can use the EBR for your environmental concerns. 3. Learn how to use the Environmental Registry to document and comment on a problem. Speakers include: Ellen Schwartzel, Deputy Environmental Commissioner Lynda Lukasik, Environment Hamilton To learn more about EBR visit: http://www.eco.on.ca/blog/ Location:   Hamilton Public Library, Central branch., Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Environment Hamilton    Contact Info: Beatrice Ekoko   bekoko@environmenthamilton.org    905 549 0900   http://environmenthamilton.org/   
  • 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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