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  • Sat May 30 2015 to Sat May 30
    INDOOR PLANT AND YARD SALE
    8:00 0 to 4:00 PM Pu Living Rock Ministries is hosting a indoor plant and yard sale, in support of Living Rock on Saturday May 30 th, 2015 from 8:00am-4:00pm and Sunday May 31st from 1pm-4pm at the Gas Works,141 Park St. N, Hamilton, free parking. Rain or shine. There will be a variety of exciting items to purchase both new and used, lunch available from The Harvest Food Truck. Additionally, there will be local vendors offering an array of products and services. Donations accepted call 905-528-7625. Location:   Gas Works,141 Park St .N, Hamilton, Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: Living Rock Ministries    Contact Info: Julie Conway   julie@livingrock.ca    905-528-7625   wwwlivingrock.ca   

  • Sun May 31 2015
    PROTECTING POLLINATORS: PLANTING AND FILLM SCREENING EVENT
    1:00 PM to 6:00 PM 1:00-3:30 PM: Monarch Waystation Planting Event, 4:00 PM: Halton Green Screens Presents: Vanishing of the Bees. An eco-documentary film examining the alarming disappearance of honeybees and the greater meaning it holds about the relationship between mankind and mother earth. Location:   104 Tremaine Road , Milton, Region: Halton,   Sponsor: Halton Green Screens, Milton Green, healthEnut, Fern Ridge, Vector IAS    Contact Info: Heather Govender   heather@haltongreenscreens.ca    905-815-6185 ext 3   http://www.haltongreenscreens.ca/   

  • Wed June 3 2015 to Wed June 03
    BURLINGTONGREEN ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND ECO-FILM FESTIVAL FEATURING CHASING ICE
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM On June 3rd, BurlingtonGreen will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) followed by a special presentation of the highly acclaimed climate change film Chasing Ice at the Burlington Public Library as the third installment of their 2015 Ecofilm Festival series. This is a great opportunity for Halton Region residents to learn more about BurlingtonGreen’s work over the past year, meet BurlingtonGreen team members, and have a say on what environmental issues are important to them. AGM begins at 6:00pm with film event to follow. Doors open for Chasing Ice at 6:30pm with film beginning at 7 pm Cost: Free for members of BurlingtonGreen, $5 for non-members AGM will take place in the Holland Room, Burlington Central Library, 2331 New Street. Chasing Ice will be presented in Centennial Hall, Burlington Central Library. Location:   Burlington Public Library, Burlington, Region: Halton,   Sponsor: Whole Foods and OC Tanner    Contact Info: Jackie Prime   jacqueline@burlingtongreen.org    www.burlingtongreen.org   

  • Fri June 5 2015
    PA DAYS AT THE WORKERS ARTS & HERITAGE CENTRE
    9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Hear ye, hear ye! Come and spend a full day learning and making art that explores themes found in the art and artefacts inside our museum. For ages 6-12; admission for each PA Day session is $20 dollars. Snacks and lunch will be provided by WAHC. Fully subsidized spots are available—no one will be turned away due to lack of funds. Friday, June 5th, 2015: Art Games. Inspired by historical games, kids will develop, workshop and play games they invent that combine art and sport. Location:   51 Stuart Street, Toronto, Region: Hamilton,      Contact Info: Tara Bursey   tara@wahc-museum.ca    905-522-3003 ex. 29   http://wahc-museum.ca/event/printed-matters-march-break-camp-kids-pa-days-wahc/   

  • Sat June 6 2015 to Sun June 07
    CARBON CYCLE
    8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Group bicycle ride to support Environment Hamiltons advocacy around climate change. We provide guides, luggage transport, water stops, two meals and overnight camping. One day options available. Location:   Hamilton to Haldimand Conservation Area, Hamilton, Ride is on low traffic roads and dedicated bikeway trails. No highway rides. Our purpose is to promote cycling, offer an intro to bicycle touring and celebrate our geography! Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: Environment Hamilton, MEC    Contact Info: Lynda Lukasik   contactus@environmenthamilton.org    905-549-0900   http://www.environmenthamilton.org/view/page/lake2lake2015   

  • Sat June 6 2015
    100IN1DAY HAMILTON
    100in1Day is a growing global movement that encourages hundreds of one-day community-based interventions in cities around the world with things like street art, urban gardens, beautification projects, social events, and improvements in city infrastructure all being profiled in a city-wide festival. This year, Hamilton will be joining cities around the world on Saturday, June 6. Location:   City-Wide, Hamilton, Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: Evergreen    Contact Info: 100in1dayHam@gmail.com    https://hamilton.100in1day.ca/

  • Sun June 7 2015 to Sun June 07
    COMMUNITY TRAILS DAY
    9:00 0 to 4:00 PM This is a single day event that is free and open to the public. Community Trails Day will educate and engage community members by providing interactive activities and presentations, which focus on nature conservation and active transportation safety. Location:   1280 Main Street West, Mills Plaza, Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton,   Sponsor: Nature Unexpected, Hamilton Public Health, McMaster University, Ontario Trails Council, Hamilton Burlington Trails Council    Contact Info: Trailhead Ontario 2015   nature@mcmaster.ca    http://trailheadontario.com/   

  • Mon June 8 2015 to Wed June 10
    TRAILHEAD ONTARIO CONFERENCE 2015
    8:00 0 to 5:00 PM Trailhead Ontario 2015 is Ontario’s largest trails conference bringing together professionals from many public and private sectors. The 2015 conference features innovative seminars on accessible trails, trail tourism, branding and trail infrastructure among various other topics. Location:   1280 Main Street West, David Braley Athletics Centre, Hamilton, We invite industry professionals, students and trail enthusiasts to join us. The Ontario Trails Council “Trailhead Ontario 2015” Committee is pleased to announce McMaster University as the locat Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Ministry of Tourism Culture and Sport, Nature Unexpected, McMaster University, Ontario Trails Council, Hamilton Burlington Trails Council    Contact Info: nature@mcmaster.ca    http://trailheadontario.com/

  • Wed June 10 2015
    CELEBRATING THREE YEARS OF GSS HALTON-PEEL: AWARDS AND AN ACCLAIMED GUEST SPEAKER
    6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Join Greening Sacred Spaces Halton-Peel for a special evening celebrating their Green Award Winners, as well as the end of Year 3 of their 3-year Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant at Joshua Creek Heritage Centre on June 10th. Dr. Stephen Scharper will help mark the momentous celebration as a guest speaker. Dr. Scharper, who has addressed a wide range of audiences and remains a much sought-after lecturer, is an esteemed author and associate professor at the School of the Environment and the Department for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto. The free event will celebrate the achievements over the past 3 years, thanks to the Ontario Trillium Foundation, as well as the faith communities that will be presented with the 2015 GSS South Halton-Peel Award. Congratulations to the 2015 nominees: Applewood United Church in Mississauga, Church of the Incarnation and Trafalgar Presbyterian Church in Oakville, and Port Nelson United Church in Burlington. Register at 2015gsscelebration.eventbrite.com Location:   Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre, Oakville, 1086 Burnhamthorpe Rd E Region: Halton,   Sponsor: Faith & the Common Good, Greening Sacred Spaces, Ontario Trillium Foundation    Contact Info: Christina Read   cread@greeningsacredspaces.net    2015gsscelebration.eventbrite.com   

  • Wed June 10 2015
    HAMILTON'S ENVIRONMENTALIST OF THE YEAR AWARDS DINNER
    5:30 PM to 0:00 0 Celebrate "Environment Week" and those who help our local environment. Cocktails at 5:30 PM; dinner at 6:45 PM. Tickets are $35 and must be purchased in advance by June 5. Tables for eight or ten can be reserved. Location:   Michelangelo Banquet Centre at 1555 Upper Ottawa Street , Hamilton, Pick up tickets at Environment Hamilton Office, 22 Wilson Street #8, Hamilton OR at Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains W. Burlington Region: Hamilton,   Sponsor: Conserver Society of Hamilton, Environment Hamilton, Royal Botanical Gardens    Contact Info: contactus@environmenthamilton.org    905 549-0900   http://eoyawards.com/

  • Thur June 11 2015
    FILM SCREENING - BIKE CITY GREAT CITY, WITH DISCUSSION LED BY CYCLE OAKVILLE
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Come learn why "Great cities for cycling are better places for everyone." Take a look at what other cities are doing and participate in a discussion about cycling in Oakville. Bicycle parking will be provided. We are very grateful to Gears Bike Shop for sponsoring this event. $5/adult, $2/student. Location:   Film.ca Oakville Mews Cinemas, 171 Speers Rd, Oakville, Region: Halton,   Sponsor: Halton Green Screens, Cycle Oakville, Gears Bike Shop    Contact Info: Heather Govender   Heather@HaltonGreenScreens.ca    905-815-6185 x3   http://www.haltongreenscreens.ca/Oakville.html   

  • Tue June 23 2015
    TOP TEN COMPLIANCE ISSUES FOR CANADIAN REGISTERED CHARITIES - WEBINAR WITH MARK BLUMBERG
    1:00 PM to 2:00 PM This webinar provides plain language information and resources about the CRA compliance obligations of Canadian charities for 2015, including the following topics: - Failure to File T3010 - Mistakes with T3010 - Incorrect Receipts - Acting Outside Legal Objects - Non-Charitable Activities - Gifts to Non-Qualified Donees - Fundraising Costs and Practice - Employment Issues - Political Activities - Unrelated Business Activities Location:   online, online, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Sustainability Network, CEGN    Contact Info: Paul Bubelis   paul@sustainabilitynetwork.ca    416-324-2792   www.sustainabilitynetwork.ca   

  • Wed June 24 2015
    DAVID SUZUKI IN HAMILTON
    6:00 PM to 8:30 PM David Suzuki will be in Hamilton to discuss his new book, LETTERS TO MY GRANDCHILDREN. In this new memoir,revered environmentalist David Suzuki draws on his experiences and wisdom gained over his life to pass on to future generations. Now an elder, this series of letters offers grandfatherly advice mixed with personal reflections and speaks personally and honestly about the future. LETTERS TO MY GRANDCHILDREN provides us an intimate look at Suzuki as a father and grandfather, and is full of stories about his own childhood. He challenges his grandchildren— and us—to do everything at full tilt and most of all, to live with courage and conviction. Tickets $10, available at Bryan Prince Bookseller (905) 528-4508 Location:   Westdale Theatre, 1014 King Street West, Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Bryan Prince Bookseller    Contact Info: Kerry   events@princebooks.net    (905) 528-4508   www.princebooks.net   

  • Thur June 25 2015
    DESIGNING AND DELIVERING YOUR MAJOR GIFTS PROGRAM: A DAY WITH ANDY ROBINSON
    9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Mobilize your team, train your board, identify your prospects, and go out and ask. If you want to build a major donor program from scratch – or improve the one you already have – this workshop will walk you through planning, implementation and evaluation, step by step. Cost: $100 To register please visit: http://sustainabilitynetwork.ca/designing-and-delivering-your-major-gifts-program-a-day-with-andy-robinson/ Location:   215 Spadina Ave. Suite 120, Toronto, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Sustainability Network, Institute for Conservation Leadership    Contact Info: Paul Bubelis   paul@sustainabilitynetwork.ca    416-324-2792   www.sustainabilitynetwork.ca   

  • Mon June 29 2015
    ENGAGEMENT ORGANIZING: HARNESSING PEOPLE POWER: A TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR ENVIRONMENTAL NGOS
    9:00 AM to 4:30 PM There is a growing trend towards people-centred campaigns, enhanced by technology and data. NGOs that wish to be a part of this trend need to retool around the best practices of organizing and engagement. Advancing our various issues has now become about how we best support citizen mobilization and leadership. The goal of the workshop will be to share the theory and practice of developing successful engagement organizations. Session leaders will describe real world stories and techniques of others doing this kind of work, and also tap into lessons from participants in the room. The registration cost is $75 per person and includes a full day of instruction, lunch, refreshments and handouts. Location:   25OneCommunity, 251 Bank St., 2nd floor , Ottawa, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Sustainability Network    Contact Info: Paul Bubelis   paul@sustainabilitynetwork.ca    416-324-2792   http://sustainabilitynetwork.ca/engagement-organizing-harnessing-people-power-a-   

  • Sat July 18 2015
    DISCOVER GRIMSBY IN BLOOM: GARDEN AND HERITAGE TOUR
    2:00 PM to 9:00 PM The Blooms for Africa and Grapevine Grans, is part of the Stephen Lewis Foundation\\\'s Grandmother to Grandmother campaign which supports African grandmothers who are raising grandchildren orphaned by the AIDS epidemic. On July 18, we are hosting a \\\"Discover Grimsby In Bloom: Garden and Heritage Tour\\\". This event will be featuring tours of various gardens, Grimsby beach “Painted Ladies”, Lakefront parks, Grimsby Museum, and an historic church & cemetery. Some restaurants will be offering discounts on the day of the tour. Come out and enjoy not only gardens but also artisans, and musicians. Location:   Pump House, Grimsby, Region: Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Blooms For Africa    Contact Info: info@bloomsforafrica.org    http://www.bloomsforafrica.org/

 

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