Events Calendar

  • Canadian Stories: Literature and Belonging

    This interactive lecture and demonstration, led by a new Canadian, will introduce participants to literature by new Canadians. Reading and… More >

    This interactive lecture and demonstration, led by a new Canadian, will introduce participants to literature by new Canadians. Reading and telling stories of coming to Canada, integrating, and finding one’s place from WW2 to the present encourages us to see our country and our community through new eyes. 

    This session is for adults, artists, and youth. 

    Time 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Location 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton, L8L 6N4

    Email Jennifer@energizedacademic.com

    Web http://Energizedacademic.com


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  • Telling Tales Tuesdays 1 of 6 - Creative Theatre Company

    Join us Tuesday mornings from 10:00am - 12:00pm to celebrate Canadian stories! Each week we will bring you a talented… More >

    Join us Tuesday mornings from 10:00am - 12:00pm to celebrate Canadian stories! Each week we will bring you a talented Canadian author, illustrator or storyteller to entertain children and families. Participate in interactive literacy activities with staff from the Hamilton Public Library, then sit back and enjoy a performance from one of the presenters attending the 9th Annual Telling Tales Festival this fall.

    Today’s performance is just a taste of what to expect at Canada’s leading children’s literary festival. Plan to attend the Telling Tales Festival on Sunday, September 17, 2017. Visit tellingtales.org for all the details.

    Today’s presenter is The Creative Theatre Company. Directors Claudette Brundage and Jennifer Walton have been teaching talented young people how to tell stories through acting since 1990. Join Jen and Claudette for interactive theatre game sessions where everyone gets to play!

    This session is for children and families. 

    Time 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton, L8L 6N4

    Email info@tellingtales.org

    Web https://www.bruha.com/event/1112


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  • The Artistry Of Our Canadian Lives

    Get involved and show the true meaning of why you love being Canadian! Participants will have the opportunity using markers,… More >

    Get involved and show the true meaning of why you love being Canadian! Participants will have the opportunity using markers, crayons and small collage items to create small pieces of art that represents what Canada means to them and/or write special wishes they wish to offer for Canada. The small artworks will be displayed together for everyone to see. Be apart of this creation. For all ages to participate.

    Time 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Location 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton, L8L 6N4

    Email innerspiritartworks_byrobbin@yahoo.com

    Web http://robbinpulverartworks.blogspot.com


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  • Wednesdays at Whitehern
    Whitehern Historic House & Garden

    Bring your lunch and enjoy the stunning historic garden setting and all-you-can-drink tea or lemonade while listening to live music.… More >

    Bring your lunch and enjoy the stunning historic garden setting and all-you-can-drink tea or lemonade while listening to live music. Limited tables and chairs provided. 
     
    $1.00 for tea or lemonade. Free outdoor event. 
    Regular admission rates apply to the museum.

    Time 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Location 41 Jackson St. West, Hamilton, L8P 1L3

    Email whitehern@hamilton.ca

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


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  • Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology Water Weave

    The Hamilton Museum of Steam Technology Water Weave is a hands-on activity in which participants help create a woven fabric… More >

    The Hamilton Museum of Steam Technology Water Weave is a hands-on activity in which participants help create a woven fabric tapestry by interweaving strips of cloth that represent streams of water all flowing together to contribute to an ever changing art piece. As well participants will learn about the museum through a looping video presentation emphasising learning through fun!

    Time 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    Location 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton, L8L 6N4

    Web https://www.hamilton.ca/attractions/hamilton-civic-museums/hamilton-museum-steam-technology-national


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  • YOGA SERIES 1 of 6 - Yoga for Everyone.

    Join us on the mat, whether it’s your first time or you’re experienced, and flow through a calming class closed… More >

    Join us on the mat, whether it’s your first time or you’re experienced, and flow through a calming class closed with a meditation. We provide all of the mats and equipment but feel free to bring your own! Click on the link below to secure your spot!

    Time 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton, L8L 6N4

    Web https://www.bruha.com/event/1166


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  • TOURISM THURSDAY - Quilts of the Underground Railway

    Come and see a modern teaching quilt; there is a school of thought that certain quilt patterns were used to… More >

    Come and see a modern teaching quilt; there is a school of thought that certain quilt patterns were used to let escaping slaves identify safe houses, there is another school of thought that this was not the case. You be the one to decide!

    Time 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Location 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton, L8L 6N4

    Web https://www.hamilton.ca/attractions/hamilton-civic-museums/griffin-house-national-historic-site


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  • Thursday Night Talk - 1775 - 1920 Fashion

    Come and watch the Friends of Westfield Heritage Village as they put on a Fashion Show and see how Fashion… More >

    Come and watch the Friends of Westfield Heritage Village as they put on a Fashion Show and see how Fashion has evolved from 1775 to 1920s. This 45 minute show will conclude with Q&As.  Click on the link below to secure your spot. No Charge to attend. 

    Time 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton, L8L 6N4

    Web https://www.bruha.com/event/1129


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  • Toronto West KOA Carnival Weekend

    Step right up and join us for a weekend of fun and laughter. Try your luck at some games and… More >

    Step right up and join us for a weekend of fun and laughter. Try your luck at some games and have a chance to win amazing prizes. Come and be amazed with our magic show!
     
    Friday – Join us for a delicious s’more around the campfire & crafts in the games room.
     
    Saturday – Join us for themed activities throughout the day, ice cream social ($) and a movie under the stars.
     
    Sunday – Pancake Breakfast

     

    Location 9301 Second Line, RR #1, Campbellville, L0P 1B0

    Web http://koa.com/campgrounds/toronto-west/


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  • Drum Making Presentation - Leon and Margaret Fleury

    Leon Fleury is a Métis Drum Maker and Traditional Knowledge Keeper. This presentation will begin with a smudging ceremony. As… More >

    Leon Fleury is a Métis Drum Maker and Traditional Knowledge Keeper. This presentation will begin with a smudging ceremony. As Leon makes a hand drum, his wife, Margaret, will show a PowerPoint presentation outlining how animal hides are processed to make leather and rawhide. The session will conclude with the audience invited to drum and do a Round Dance. Native crafts made by Leon will be available for sale. All ages are welcome to this presentation.

    Time 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Location 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton, L8L 6N4

    Web http://www.nativedrumsandcrafts.com


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  • Oakville Farmers' Market & Cultural Activities

    Downtown Oakville will come alive with cultural events and activities every Saturday from June to October thanks to Oakville’s Summer… More >

    Downtown Oakville will come alive with cultural events and activities every Saturday from June to October thanks to Oakville’s Summer Cultural Connection, a summer events initiative launched by the Town of Oakville and supported by a generous donation from Union Gas. One of these events includes a farmers’ market and creative cultural programming featuring town partners and local organizations on George Street every Saturday from June 3rd to October 28th, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event will celebrate Canadas 150th Birthday!

    Web http://www.oakville.ca/events/culture-farmers-market_1.html


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  • Celebrating Connections

    Throughout our gardens you will discover unique horticultural displays that celebrate our nation’s 150th anniversary while exploring multicultural, ecological, historical… More >

    Throughout our gardens you will discover unique horticultural displays that celebrate our nation’s 150th anniversary while exploring multicultural, ecological, historical and sustainable perspectives.

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

    Web http://www.rbg.ca/150-nature


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  • Centennial Rose Garden Refresh

    Our centennial Rose Garden is getting a facelift! Watch this exciting project as it gets underway in 2017.The refreshed Rose… More >

    Our centennial Rose Garden is getting a facelift! Watch this exciting project as it gets underway in 2017.The refreshed Rose Garden will allow RBG to interpret and promote Ontario’s innovation in sustainable gardening practices for visitors.

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

    Web http://www.rbg.ca/150-nature


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  • Dan Lawrie International Sculpture Collection

    The International Sculpture Collection to Royal Botanical Gardens. In 2017, new sculpture will be added to celebrate the Sesquicentennial. More >

    The International Sculpture Collection to Royal Botanical Gardens. In 2017, new sculpture will be added to celebrate the Sesquicentennial.

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

    Web http://www.rbg.ca/150


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  • With Glowing Hearts: Celebrating 1967

    How was the Centennial celebrated 50 years ago in Oakville? A fun and energetic recapturing of the atmosphere and spirit… More >

    How was the Centennial celebrated 50 years ago in Oakville? A fun and energetic recapturing of the atmosphere and spirit of the 1967 celebration featuring oversized photographs, 1967 paraphernalia, decade dolls, etc.

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


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  • Exhibit: Theatre Ancaster Celebrates 20 Years

    With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances – Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years… More >

    With a fascinating display of costumes, programs and posters from previous performances – Theatre Ancaster looks back at 20 years of creativity and passion. 
    Open 1 - 5 pm (Tuesday to Saturday)
    Regular admission rates apply
     

    Location 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster, L9G 1L8

    Email fieldcote@hamilton.ca

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


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  • The View from Here

    The Glenhyrst’s permanent collection exhibition celebrates the 150th anniversary of Canada by showcasing masterworks by artists from Canada. More >

    The Glenhyrst’s permanent collection exhibition celebrates the 150th anniversary of Canada by showcasing masterworks by artists from Canada.

    Location 20 Ava Rd., Brantford, N3T 5G9

    Web http://www.glenhyrst.ca/exhibits/future-exhibits/


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  • Nature Connects Exhibit

    Building with LEGO bricks is about balance and connections, much like the biodiversity of Royal Botanical Gardens. Nature Connects takes… More >

    Building with LEGO bricks is about balance and connections, much like the biodiversity of Royal Botanical Gardens. Nature Connects takes the beauty of the natural world and puts it on display using the world’s most popular building block, creating a fun and inspiring exhibit that teaches people of all ages the importance of connecting with nature.

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

    Web http://www.rbg.ca/nature-connects


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  • Sidewalk Sounds

    Enjoy our historic art installation that will be displayed for Sidewalk Sounds. Display will be posted on actual addresses of… More >

    Enjoy our historic art installation that will be displayed for Sidewalk Sounds. Display will be posted on actual addresses of vintage fotos - displayed all day. Live music will start in the evening - 6-9pm. 5 different music performers and artisanal vendors, sidewalk sales of our businesses all along Concession St (between Upper Wentworth and East 33rd). Free event - ALL welcome to attend and enjoy the best of what Concession has to offer - and the fantastic views from the Mountain brow!

     

    This event will take place on May 19th, June 16th, July 21st, August 18th and September 15th. 

    Time 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

    Location 534 Concession Street, Hamilton

    Email concessionbia@gmail.com


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  • Exhibition: Ann Kipling and Takao Tanabe
    McMaster Museum of Art

    18 May – 5 August 2017 Ann Kipling and Takao Tanabe Recently donated works by two senior British Columbia-based artists… More >

    18 May – 5 August 2017

    Ann Kipling and Takao Tanabe

    Recently donated works by two senior British Columbia-based artists who have made a substantial contribution to the visual arts in Canada. 

    McMaster Museum of Art

    University Avenue, McMaster University

    1280 Main St. W. (enter campus via Sterling St.)

    Hamilton L8S 4L6

    voluntary admission $2

    hours: Tue/Wed/Fri 11am-5pm, Thurs 11am-7 pm, Sat 12-5 pm

    T: 905 525 9140 x23081

    museum@mcmaster.ca

    website: 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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