Events Calendar

  • Maple Syrup Festival

    What’s Canada without our famous Maple Syrup? Come check out the Paris Lion Maple Syrup Festival and see Wood carving… More >

    What’s Canada without our famous Maple Syrup? Come check out the Paris Lion Maple Syrup Festival and see Wood carving demonstrations, Maple Candy making demonstrations and many maple syrup products, crafts, merchandise and food.

    Web http://parislions.ca/events


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  • A Sp'egg'tacular Easter Event
    Ireland House Museum

    Hop on over to Ireland House Museum for a fun-filled day featuring an Easter egg trail and visits with the… More >

    Hop on over to Ireland House Museum for a fun-filled day featuring an Easter egg trail and visits with the Easter bunny. The Easter egg trail will be open from 11 am to 3 pm for all ages. Visitors can tour the historic house and see what life was like over 175 years ago. There will also be children’s activities and a magic show at 2pm. Admission is complimentary provided by our Presenting Sponsor Rocca Sister and Associates.  

     

    Time 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Location 2168 Guelph Line, Burlington, L7P 5A8

    Email valerie.amaral@burlington.ca

    Web https://museumsofburlington.com/events/242-sp-egg-tacular-easter-event--april-09-2017


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    09
  • Brantford Downtown Jazz Presents: Alexander Zonjic

    Alexander Zonjic is an Award Winning Flutist whose career spans four decades playing with the biggest names in the music… More >

    Alexander Zonjic is an Award Winning Flutist whose career spans four decades playing with the biggest names in the music business and the largest venues around the world. Just a few of Alexander Zonjic's Awards include: Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards, International Broadcaster of the Year.   Alexander is also a 15 Time Detroit Music Award Winner

    Location 88 Dalhousie St., Brantford, N3T 5V7

    Web http://www.sandersoncentre.ca/Event/TabId/128/ArtMID/557/ArticleID/317/Brantford-Downtown-Jazz-prese


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  • Wednesday Wigglers - Easter

    Families can enjoy semi-structured preschool programming and a visit to the children’s museum. Enjoy songs, activities, story-time, sensory play, and… More >

    Families can enjoy semi-structured preschool programming and a visit to the children’s museum. Enjoy songs, activities, story-time, sensory play, and a craft with a different theme each week. Suitable for ages 0 to 4 yrs.
     
    Time: 10 to 11 am & 2 to 3 pm
    Cost: Regular admission rates

    Location 1072 Main St. E., Hamilton, L8M 1N6

    Email childrensmuseum@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.hamilton.ca/childrensmuseum


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    12
  • Toddler Days Program
    Ireland House Museum

    The Toddler Days Program is intended for children aged 2-4. These programs were developed to help each child grow and… More >

    The Toddler Days Program is intended for children aged 2-4. These programs were developed to help each child grow and learn at their own pace, and in different ways. Each session is 1.5 hours, with 1 hour following a structured schedule, and 30 minutes dedicated to open craft time and sensory play.

    Cost: $5.00/child

    Note: This is not a drop-off program, admission is free for accompanying adults.

    Dates & Themes:

    Sept. 15th: Space

    Sept. 22nd: Zoo

    Sept. 29th: Teddy Bear Tea Party

    Oct. 6th: Things That Fly

    Oct. 13th: Dr. Seuss

    Oct. 20th: Under the Sea

    Oct. 27th: Halloween

    Nov. 3rd: Christmas

    Jan. 12th: Thomas’ Snowsuit

    Jan. 19th: Pirates

    Jan. 26th: Circus

    Feb. 2nd: Wild West

    Feb. 9th: Fairy Tales and Nursery Rhymes

    Feb. 16th: Bugs

    Feb. 23rd: Cars and Trucks

    Mar. 2nd: Dinosaurs

    Mar. 23rd: Jungle

    Mar. 30th: Forest Animals

    Apr. 6th: Opposites

    Apr. 13th: Weather

    Apr. 20th: Earth Day

    Apr. 27th: Feelings and Emotions

    May 4th: Spring

    May 11th: Day at the Beach

    Time 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Location 2168 Guelph Line, Burlington, L7P 5A8

    Email museumeducation@burlington.ca


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    13
  • Victorian Easter at Bronte Creek

    Search for eggs and explore the traditions behind Victorian Easter celebrations.  Fun for the whole family.   Bronte Creek Provincial… More >

    Search for eggs and explore the traditions behind Victorian Easter celebrations.  Fun for the whole family.  

    Bronte Creek Provincial Park, 1219 Burloak Drive, Oakville, Ontario.  Exit 109 off the QEW.  http://www.ontarioparks.com/park/brontecreek

    Location 1219 Burloak Dr., Oakville, L6M 4J7

    Web http://www.ontarioparks.com/park/brontecreek


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    15
  • Makeology Spring Craft Fair

    If you like hand-made goods then this year’s Makeology Spring Craft Fair at the Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology… More >

    If you like hand-made goods then this year’s Makeology Spring Craft Fair at the Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology is definitely the place to be. This one day event set in three unique historic buildings makes for a great afternoon of shopping. Each maker is carefully selected such that you will not find fast-fashion or mass-produced goods. Instead browse through booths filled with handmade fashionable jewelry, toys, bags, soaps and knitted items – all from regional makers. Your visit is not complete until you take a walk through the 1859 steam powered Pump-House – a truly memorable historical experience. The Makeology Fair is your opportunity to add to your own collection for your home and wardrobe with unique one-of-a-kind items while supporting homegrown business by shopping locally. See you there! 

    Time 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Location 900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton, L8H 7N2

    Email steammuseum@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.hamilton.ca/steammuseum


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    15
  • Wednesday Wigglers - 100 Acre Woods

    Families can enjoy semi-structured preschool programming and a visit to the children’s museum. Enjoy songs, activities, story-time, sensory play, and… More >

    Families can enjoy semi-structured preschool programming and a visit to the children’s museum. Enjoy songs, activities, story-time, sensory play, and a craft with a different theme each week. Suitable for ages 0 to 4 yrs.
     
    Time: 10 to 11 am & 2 to 3 pm
    Cost: Regular admission rates

    Location 1072 Main St. E., Hamilton, L8M 1N6

    Email childrensmuseum@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.hamilton.ca/childrensmuseum


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  • Mamma Mia

    The Ultimate Feel-Good Musical! On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father… More >

    The Ultimate Feel-Good Musical! On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, and every night everyone’s having the time of their lives! An unforgettable experience to be shared by mothers, daughters and everyone who loves them.

    Location 190 King William St. W, Hamilton, L8R 1A8

    Web http://theatreaquarius.org/onstage/


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  • Toddler Days Program
    Ireland House Museum

    The Toddler Days Program is intended for children aged 2-4. These programs were developed to help each child grow and… More >

    The Toddler Days Program is intended for children aged 2-4. These programs were developed to help each child grow and learn at their own pace, and in different ways. Each session is 1.5 hours, with 1 hour following a structured schedule, and 30 minutes dedicated to open craft time and sensory play.

    Cost: $5.00/child

    Note: This is not a drop-off program, admission is free for accompanying adults.

    Dates & Themes:

    Sept. 15th: Space

    Sept. 22nd: Zoo

    Sept. 29th: Teddy Bear Tea Party

    Oct. 6th: Things That Fly

    Oct. 13th: Dr. Seuss

    Oct. 20th: Under the Sea

    Oct. 27th: Halloween

    Nov. 3rd: Christmas

    Jan. 12th: Thomas’ Snowsuit

    Jan. 19th: Pirates

    Jan. 26th: Circus

    Feb. 2nd: Wild West

    Feb. 9th: Fairy Tales and Nursery Rhymes

    Feb. 16th: Bugs

    Feb. 23rd: Cars and Trucks

    Mar. 2nd: Dinosaurs

    Mar. 23rd: Jungle

    Mar. 30th: Forest Animals

    Apr. 6th: Opposites

    Apr. 13th: Weather

    Apr. 20th: Earth Day

    Apr. 27th: Feelings and Emotions

    May 4th: Spring

    May 11th: Day at the Beach

    Time 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Location 2168 Guelph Line, Burlington, L7P 5A8

    Email museumeducation@burlington.ca


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  • A Day of Play

    Begin at Tourism, walk our nature trails then head over to Chiefswood National Historic Site where you can play lacrosse,… More >

    Begin at Tourism, walk our nature trails then head over to Chiefswood National Historic Site where you can play lacrosse, archery or tour the gardens. Drive to Ohsweken and enjoy a traditional lunch. Tour the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena and shop at their store. Option to return to ILA to watch a lacrosse game.

    Half day option oered to independent travellers from $30 per person.

    Location 2498 Chiefswood Rd., Ohsweken, N0A 1M0


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  • Where Cultures Meet

     Begin at the Royal Chapel of the Mohawks. Visit the Woodland Cultural Centre Museum. Visit the Kanata Village (replica 17th… More >

     Begin at the Royal Chapel of the Mohawks. Visit the Woodland Cultural Centre Museum. Visit the Kanata Village (replica 17th century Mohawk Village). Explore downtown Ohsweken then head over to the Chiefswood National Historic Site. Visit Kayanase and tour the Palisade and Longhouse.</p> <p> Full day option oered to independent travellers from $65 per person. Tour groups min. of 20 people from $55 per person.

    Location 2498 Chiefswood Rd., Ohsweken, N0A 1M0


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  • Love of the Arts

    Begin at Tourism, collect information and tour the exhibits. Walk our nature trails then head over to the Chiefswood Natural… More >

    Begin at Tourism, collect information and tour the exhibits. Walk our nature trails then head over to the Chiefswood Natural Historic site. Drive to Ohsweken to enjoy a traditional lunch. Visit Our Sustenance – Six Nations Farmers Market. Spend the afternoon visiting local galleries and shops.

    Full day option oered to independent travellers from $50 per person. Tour groups min. of 20 people from $40 per person.

    Location 2498 Chiefswood Rd., Ohsweken, N0A 1M0


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  • Sweet Water Session

    Visit the reconstructed Iroquoian Village and learn how maple syrup was discovered and used by Ontario’s First Peoples as you… More >

    Visit the reconstructed Iroquoian Village and learn how maple syrup was discovered and used by Ontario’s First Peoples as you take in an interactive (and edible!) Sweet Water demonstration. Nostalgia is served warm and gooey in the afternoon as staff demonstrate how to make taffy on snow. Try a tasting flight of different grades and types of syrup before heading to the gift shop to pick up a tasty souvenir. Kids will enjoy winning a prize for completing the maple themed discovery hunt! Sweet Water Demonstrations - 11am, 1pm & 3pm Syrup Sampling - 12pm & 2pm Maple taffy on snow - 12pm until 4pm 

    On Weekends and During March Break. 

    Location 2596 Brittania Rd. W, Burlington, L7P 0G3

    Web http://www.conservationhalton.ca/event-details?eventID=63


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  • Maple Town

    What’s Canada without our famous Maple Syrup? Mountsberg’s sugar bush has been producing maple magic for almost 150 years, and… More >

    What’s Canada without our famous Maple Syrup? Mountsberg’s sugar bush has been producing maple magic for almost 150 years, and educating the public for more than 30 years! Approximately 600 trees are tapped during what could certainly be deemed the most Canadian of the seasons, where watery sap is transformed into sweet maple syrup in the Sugar Shanty. See how sap is magically transformed into sweet, sticky syrup, and smell the fragrant steam rising from simmering kettles. Learn the secrets of making Maple Candy and taste FREE candy samples. *Enjoy piping hot pancakes smothered in fresh maple syrup outdoors under our pavilion nestled in the woods. *Enjoy a guided wagon ride through the sugar bush and learn about the history of maple syrup. Climb, jump, and run in the Play Barn. See dramatic birds of prey demonstrations in the Raptor Centre at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm. View bison, eagles, hawks and owls along the Wildlife Walkway. Participate in even more exciting activities over our “Theme Weekends.”

    On weekends and during March Break. 10:00am - 4:00pm

    Location 2596 Brittania Rd. W, Burlington, L7P 0G3

    Web http://www.conservationhalton.ca/maple-town


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  • Home and Native Land: Being Canadian Exhibit
    Oakville Museum at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre

    A story of 150 voices! Artifacts, photographs and interviews of current Oakville residents, 150 voices tell our story! Representing different… More >

    A story of 150 voices! Artifacts, photographs and interviews of current Oakville residents, 150 voices tell our story! Representing different cultures and traditions from around the world, woven together to showcase Oakville’s vibrant community and its Canadian identity.

    Location 1225 Trafalgar Rd., Oakville, L6H 0H3

    Web http://www.oakville.ca/culturerec/canada-150.html


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  • Jewellery, Lapidary & Zentangle Classes
    Robert Hall Originals

    Take A Class at Robert Hall Originals! Jewellery Making: wire art, beading, fusing silver, sign up for one of our… More >

    Take A Class at Robert Hall Originals!

    Jewellery Making: wire art, beading, fusing silver, sign up for one of our classes or find 4 friends book a custom time.

    Lapidary: Learn to cut, trim, grind and polish a stone cabochon. 

    Zentangle: Whether you have never drawn before, or are experienced and looking for something to spark your intuition and creativity, this class is for you.

    For class details and registration, visit www.roberthalloriginals.com 

    Time 12:00 am

    Location 138 Sugar Maple Road, St. George, N0E 1N0

    Email inquiry@roberthalloriginals.com

    Web http://www.roberthalloriginals.com


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  • The Big Freeze

    When did the ice age start? Is it over now or will the ice return? And what happened to all… More >

    When did the ice age start? Is it over now or will the ice return? And what happened to all those ice age mammals? All of these questions are answered this winter at RBG. 20,000 years ago, mammoths, mastadons, camels, giant sloths, short-faced bears, scimitar cats, and lions thrived on the open grasslands of the Yukon. It was the cold peak of the last glacial phase of the ice age. The Big Freeze brings the ice age story home to RBG, with a display of mammoth/mastodon remains that have been recovered in the local area, and artwork that provides a glimpse into the formation of the landscapes of RBG and the environment we see today. Daily family-friendly activities, special presentations and guest speakers make for an exciting experience where visitors of all ages can explore the past and learn about the future at the same time. Stay tuned for a full schedule of activities.

    Location 680 Plains Rd. W, Burlington, L7T 4H4

    Web http://www.rbg.ca/bigfreeze


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  • The Age of Enlightenment: The Pierre Conlon Book Collection
    McMaster Museum of Art

    The Age of Enlightenment: The Pierre Conlon Book Collection January 12 – April 15, 2017 Curator:&nbsp; Renu Barrett, Archivist, Mills… More >

    The Age of Enlightenment: The Pierre Conlon Book Collection
    January 12 – April 15, 2017
    Curator:  Renu Barrett, Archivist, Mills Memorial Library

    This exhibition focuses on selected books donated to McMaster University Library by Professor Pierre Conlon (1924-2014), including rare editions by philosophers such as Voltaire, Rousseau, and Montesquieu. They are complemented by art from McMaster Museum of Art’s collection.

    Reception: Thursday, January 12, 6 – 8 pm
    Guest Speaker: Thursday, January 26, 6 – 8 pm
    Tour and Bookwork Activity - Telling our stories:  February 11, 1 – 3 pm
    Guided Tour followed by an accordion bookmaking activity for Hamilton Winterfest. FREE. Contact Nicole Knibb to register: knibbn@mcmaster.ca or 905-525-9140 x.27576.
     


    About the McMaster Museum of Art
    Established in 1967, McMaster Museum of Art (MMA) is a public, non-profit, university-affiliated gallery situated in the heart of McMaster University campus. The MMA, which houses the University’s internationally recognized collection of approximately 6000 art objects and antiquities, presents exhibitions and provides public programs through scholarly research and interpretation.

    McMaster Museum of Art
    Alvin A. Lee Building
    McMaster University
    1280 Main St W
    Hamilton, ON L8S 4L6
    905.525.9140 x.23241
     
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    Admission is Free
    Museum Hours: Tue/Wed/Fri 11am-5pm, Thu 11-7, Sat 12-5
    museum@mcmaster.ca
    http://museum.mcmaster.ca

    Location 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, L8S 4L6

    Email museu@mcmaster.ca

    Web http://museum.mcmaster.ca


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  • Kuniyoshi vs Cvetich: Gangnam Style Exhibition
    McMaster Museum of Art

    Kuniyoshi vs Cvetich: Gangnam Style January 12 – April 15, 2017 Presenting a selection of recent works by Hamilton-based artist… More >

    Kuniyoshi vs Cvetich: Gangnam Style
    January 12 – April 15, 2017

    Presenting a selection of recent works by Hamilton-based artist Paul Cvetich alongside woodblock prints from McMaster Museum of Art’s collection by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese 1797 – 1861).

    Paul Cvetich is a graduate of the MFA program at the University of Guelph and completed his Hons BA in Art and Art History at McMaster University in Hamilton. He has previously exhibited work in Hamilton, Toronto, Waterloo and St. Thomas. In 1990 he completed the Day of Mourning Memorial, a public commission installed at the City Hall in Hamilton, Ontario. Kuniyoshi was one of the last great masters of the Japanese ukiyo-e style of woodblock prints and painting.

    Reception: Thursday, January 12, 6 – 8 pm
    Artist Talk: Paul Cvetich will speak at Mills Hardware: Thursday, January 19, 7:30 pm (doors open at 7 pm). Mills Hardware is located at 95 King St E, Hamilton. This event is presented as part of the Hamilton Arts Council’s Echo Artist Talk series.
     


    About the McMaster Museum of Art
    Established in 1967, McMaster Museum of Art (MMA) is a public, non-profit, university-affiliated gallery situated in the heart of McMaster University campus. The MMA, which houses the University’s internationally recognized collection of approximately 6000 art objects and antiquities, presents exhibitions and provides public programs through scholarly research and interpretation.

    McMaster Museum of Art
    Alvin A. Lee Building
    McMaster University
    1280 Main St W
    Hamilton, ON L8S 4L6
    905.525.9140 x.23241
     
    Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

    Admission is Free
    Museum Hours: Tue/Wed/Fri 11am-5pm, Thu 11-7, Sat 12-5
    museum@mcmaster.ca
    http://museum.mcmaster.ca

    Location 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, L8S 4L6

    Email museum@mcmaster.ca

    Web http://museum.mcmaster.ca


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