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  • Thur Apr 19 2018
    IDENTIFYING AND TACKLING INVASIVE SPECIES ON YOUR PROPERTY
    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM Conservation Halton in partnership with Hamilton Conservation Authority, Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark and with support from Royal Botanical Gardens are hosting a workshop to help you manage invasive species on your property. Learn from experts in invasive plant species management how to identify and tackle pesky plants on your property. Staff from the Hamilton and Halton Conservation Authority will focus on the identification and ecology the top invasive plants found in southern Ontario. You will leave with knowledge and resources on how to effectively manage the invasive plants on your property and when and where to find assistance. Bring a notebook, pen and dress for a walk outdoors. register at https://secure.conservationhalton.net/wtrshed (Cost is $8.00/person) Location:   Royal Botanical Gardens Nature Interpretive Centre, 16 Old Guelph Rd, Hamilton , off York Boulevard Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Conservation Halton & Hamilton Conservation Authority    Contact Info:    905 336 1158    conservationhalton.ca/event-details?eventID=242
  • Sun Apr 21 2018
    EARTH DAY TREE PLANTING
    10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Help us plant 500 trees! Gloves and shovels provided. Bring friends and family and do something for the environment during Earth Week. Location:   Churchill Park, meet at Clubhouse, 167 Cline Ave N, Hamillton , Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Earth Day Hamilton-Burlington    Contact Info:    earthdayhamilton.ca
  • Sat Apr 21 2018
    FROG WATCHER'S HIKE
    6:30 PM to 8:30 PM TIn early spring the swamps and ponds at Mountsberg are alive with the musical love songs of newly awakened frogs and toads. Mountsberg’s experienced educators help guests search for these amazingly vocal creatures as well as elusive salamanders. A Puppet Show and a search for critters in the swamp brings this night alive for little ones. Pre-registration required. Adults $18, children $13 under 5 free... hst extra Location:   Mountsberg Conservation Area, 2259 Milburough Line , Campbellville, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info:    conservationhalton.ca/event-details?eventID=133
  • Sat Apr 21 2018
    EARTH DAY - EVERY DAY - ART BUS TOUR
    1:00 PM to 4:00 PM The Art Bus takes a trip to the Windermere Basin + Industrial Hamilton with special guest Lynda Lukasik of Environment Hamilton followed by a tour of Witness: Edward Burtynsky's exhibition at the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Reserve ticket ($20) at contact info below Location:   126 Catherine St N (meet here), Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Hamilton Arts Council, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Environment Hamilton, Attridge Transportation, Seedworks Urban Offices    Contact Info: ned@hamiltonartscouncil.ca    905 481-3218   facebook.com/events/1584521194928719/
  • Sun Apr 22 2018
    EARTH DAY EVENT: BEACH CLEANUP
    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Bring your friends & family. Waste is extremely harmful to wildlife and to human health. Join us in the fresh air as we improve our communitys environment on Earth Day. Wearing boots is recommended. Gloves and bags provided. Keep our beaches clean and beautiful Location:   Meet at The Lakeview Building 180 Van Wagners Beach Road, Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Earth Day Hamilton-Burlington    Contact Info:    earthdayhamilton.ca/
  • Sun Apr 29 2018
    AT THE MOVIES
    3:00 PM to 5:00 PM After the success of last years At the Movies concert, Chorus Hamilton brings you The Sequel. You will be entertained with more silver screen classics from lavish Hollywood musicals, including La La Land, Hairspray, West Side Story and lots more. Come to St. Pauls United Church, 29 Park Street West in downtown Dundas, Ontario on Sunday April 29, 2018 beginning at 3:00 p.m. for an entertaining and heartfelt afternoon of catchy songs from some of the most dazzling movie musicals of the recent past; songs of laughter, compassion, and romance, all under the direction of the delightful David Holler, conductor, accompanied by the magical fingers of Erika Reiman at the piano. Tickets are $20.00 in advance on-line or $25.00 at the door on the day of the performance. For tickets and more information visit the choir’s website: www.chorushamilton.ca., or contact 905-526-7938. Location:   St. Pauls United Church, Dundas, 29 Park Street West, corner of Park and Cross Street in downtown Dundas. Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info: Louise   chorushamilton@yahoo.ca    905-526-7938   www.chorushamilton.ca   
  • Sun Apr 29 2018
    TIME AS MEDICINE -TURTLE CALENDARS AND MOONLIGHT WORKSHOP
    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM Indigenous ways are deeply tied to the land, water, and nature’s cyclical events. Catherine Tammaro is showing us the lunar calendar and its connection to the turtle shell. Guests will construct an individual Moon Calendar representing the annual cycle of 13 moons and learning how we can look at the cyclical passage of time as a connecting point to the natural world. Understanding the value of cultural perspectives of ecological knowledge is a key piece of moving forward with Truth and Reconciliation in Canada, as well as for us as a species moving forward in our relationship with the natural world. Join us in the spectacular Deer Clan longhouse gallery for this special event. Cedar tea and cornbread will be served. Pre-registration is required. Location:   Crawford Lake 3115 Conservation Rd, Milton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Halton Conservation Authority    Contact Info:    conservationhalton.ca/event-details?eventID=243
  • Fri May 4 2018
    JANE'S WALK: LA SALLE PARK
    7:30 PM to 8:30 PM Walk through forest and along the water’s edge on LaSalle Parks waterfront trail, with Bay Area Restoration Council’s Program Coordinator. Admire the views, learn about local flora and fauna, and discuss past and present environmental issues! Please meet at the start of the waterfront trail by the parking lot. Location:   LaSalle Park - 50 North Shore Blvd E, Hide Map Lincoln Alexander Centre 160 King Street East,, Burlington, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Bay Area Restoration Council BARC    Contact Info: Christine Bowen      (905.527.7111)   hamiltonharbour.ca/events_at_a_glance   
  • Sat May 5 2018
    GREEN VENTURE'S VEGGIE AND HERB SEEDLING SALE
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Join the Premier of Ontario for a Town Hall meeting, free and open to the public, with general admission seating provided on a first come, first served basis. While an RSVP will not guarantee admission, it is encouraged to help us provide sufficient seating. Please RSVP at website below. Doors open 6pm Location:   Green Venture's EcoHouse, 22 Veevers Dr., Hamilton, Region: Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info:    greenventure.ca
  • Sat May 5 2018
    DOORS OPEN HAMILTON
    0:00 PM to 0:00 0 The Ontario Heritage Trust works with communities across the province to open the doors, gates and courtyards of their unique and most fascinating cultural sites so that the public has a chance to experience a slice of their community Location:   various locations, Hamilton region, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info:    doorsopenontario.on.ca/hamilton
  • Sat May 12 2018
    DESIGNING YOUR NATIVE LANDSCAPE WORKSHOP
    9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Learn from the experts in native plants and natural landscaping how to design your yard to maximize water conservation and wildlife habitat. Topics will include the importance of pollinator habitat, working with your native soils, effective use of rainwater and designing and maintaining a native plant garden to fit your yard. Bring a notebook, pen, picture(s) of your yard and questions for the experts. Registration is required. $40 Location:   Royal Botanical Gardens, Café Annex 680 Plains Road West, Burlington, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Halton Conservation Authority    Contact Info:    conservationhalton.ca/event-details?eventID=147
  • Tue May 16 2018
    BOOK LAUNCH: "PATRIOTS, TRAITORS, AND EMPIRES"
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM As the war of words continues over the Korean Peninsula and US nuclear-armed exercises recommence in South Korea, Stephen Gowans, on tour with his new book on Korea, explains how the world arrived at this confrontation & how to stop it. Gowans Location:   New Vision United Church, 24 Main West, Hamilton , located across from Hamilton City Hall, and next to the HSRs MacNab Street Transit Terminal, wheelchair accessible, paid parking behind City Hall Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Hamilton Coalition To Stop The War    Contact Info: Ken Stone   kenstone@cogeco.ca    905-383-7693   hcsw.ca   
  • Tue May 29 2018
    IDENTIFYING INVASIVE PLANTS AND WHAT YOU CAN DO
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Free workshop... please register at email below. Location:   Perkins Centre, 1429 Main E, Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Environment Hamilton and Hamilton Naturalists' Club    Contact Info: treespleasehamilton@gmail.com    treespleasehamilton.org
  • Sat June 2 2018
    HAMILTON VINTAGE BALL 2018
    10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Step back in time with us and onto the silver screen for our vintage swing dance experience at The Scottish Rite Club. Walk the red carpet in this unforgettable historic space and strike a pose in our photo booth like the star you are for an enchanting evening of vintage dance, music, fashion, film, and local history. Participate in a guided tour of The Scottish Rite Club and learn about the property's history starting in 1816. Visit The Cathedral, The Round Room, The Grand Ballroom, and The Towers and learn about the rich Hamilton history held within it's walls. Learn to Lindy Hop with our drop-in beginner lesson. No partner needed, no experience required. We are here to get you started off on the right foot (literally). If dancing isn’t your thing, pull up a chair and enjoy the musical entertainment of our guest band. We are excited to welcome The Commodores Orchestra from Belleville, ON for the first time to bring their vintage big band sound to our dance floor. The Commodores are celebrating their 90th year and have recently published a book on the bands characters and stories. Come experience that classic big band sound with The Commodores Orchestra and kick up your heels to some swingin' beats. 5:30PM Doors Open 6:00-7:30PM Building Tours 7:30-8:00PM Drop-In Beginner Swing Dance Lesson 8:00-11:00PM The Commodores Orchestra Theme: Silent Films Tour & Dance: $45 Dance Only: $35 in advance / $30 (students/seniors) in advance / $40 at the door Location:   The Scottish Rite Club, 4 Queen St S, Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info:    hamiltonhoppers.com
  • Thur June 2 2018
    ART SUPPLY SWAP ...RECYCLE, REUSE, SHARE
    10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Are you an artist? Then you LOVE to experiment with all types of art supplies! And you've probably collected more than your share. LET"S SWAP! That's right, here's a chance to trade your perfectly good (but unwanted) stuff for someone else's perfectly good (and highly desirable) stuff. Did you know decluttering sparks creativity and removes blocks! Yes, it is a proven fact! The Hamilton Arts Council is partnering with 100in1day for a day of Recycle, Reuse and Share. The event is free for everyone to participate For more information and accommodation requests see contact info below Call out for vendors! We’re looking to fill the space with a wide range of vendors and exhibitors to make Seedy Saturday 2017 the ‘go to’ place for anyone and everyone interested in backyard gardening, edible gardening, pollinator gardens, sustainability, heirloom and organic seed supplies and more! If you are interested in volunteering for the event, or if you are interested in being a vendor, please contact chelsea.curran@greenventure.ca for more information. Location:   Evergreen Hamilton Community Storefront 294 James Street North, 785 Britannia Avenue (St. Helen Centre @ McQuesten), Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Hamilton Arts Council and Evergreen Hamilton Storefront    Contact Info:    hamiltonartscouncil.ca/artsweek
  • Sun June 3 2018
    PRACTICAL BEEKEEPING SKILLS: HOW TO WORK A BEEHIVE
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM So you've got some bees now, but not sure what or how you should be doing? We'll teach you to safely work with your bees, to avoid harm to both you and your bees! This one day course is training new beekeepers to work with a live honeybee colony. We will teach you our favourite techniques and tricks. We'll take you through the process of inspecting your hive, how to find a queen, and talk about what you should and shouldn't do to help you bees thrive. We'll also give you an overview of how your colony will develop over the season, and a timeline explaining what you need to be doing as the season progresses. We will have hives ranging from nucleus colonies to large honey producing colonies on site, so that you can directly experience the whole range of variation in colony size and strength that you will encounter on your beekeeping odyssey. . Maximum class size of 12. Additional dates will be added according to demand. We will start with a morning session in the beeyard, follow up with discussion in the classroom, break for lunch, then have an afternoon beeyard session and finish up with some time for discussion and questions. When you buy bees or lessons from us, you also receive 1 FREE year of access to our Beeline Remote Support service! Location:   Cotton Factory 270 Sherman Avenue North,, Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Humble Bee    Contact Info:    905-525-9140 ext. 27289   humblebee.buzz/
  • Sat June 23 2018 to Sun June 24
    6TH ANNUAL OXFORD RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL
    10:00 AM to 7:00 PM Bringing Knights and Maidens to life. Something for everyone! Full metal jousting, birds of prey, full size trebuchet, cannons, magic, live comedy acts, celtic music! Enjoy authentic renaissance foods and family entertainment throughout the weekend. Featuring over 50 authentic vendors with plenty of wares for your heart's content at our merchandise booths. Enjoy great music and great ale on our opening night June 22nd 19+ Location:   4939 Hamilton Road,, Dorchester, ON (betweeen Brantford and Woodstock), Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info: info@oxfordrenfest.com    519 434-9700   renfest.ca
 

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