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Exploring Cartwright Nature Sanctuary

  • Date: Wednesday, August 05, 2015
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Location: Cartwright Nature Sanctuary (end of Wesley Ave, Dundas)
  • Address: end of Wesley Ave, Dundas (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Warren Beacham
  • Phone: 905-627-3343

Lead by Hamilton Naturalists' Club (HNC) Sanctuary Director Warren Beacham, this hike will explore the Cartwright Nature Sanctuary, which is part of a wildlife corridor that runs from the Niagara Escarpment to Cootes Paradise.

Within this HNC sanctuary are old orchards, woodlands and a distant view of the Hamilton's downtown. The sanctuary is also home to a number of native flora and fauna, and a kilometre long loop trail.

This is an approximately two kilometre walk total with some hilly sections. There may be bugs.

For more information, contact Warren at 905-627-3343.

Meet at the dead end of Wesley Avenue, Dundas, at 6:30 p.m.

To RSVP, register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/exploring-cartwright-sanctuary-registration-17879036680


Posted by rgporter

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A birthday celebration

  • Date: Saturday, August 08, 2015
  • Time: 4pm till 7pm
  • Location: William Pring House
  • Address: 158 Mary (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Tim or Tanya
  • Email: Info@hamiltonguesthouse.ca
  • Phone: 289 440 8035

This in a celebration of the heritage home of William Pring turning 160. Also it is our fifth year of operating the Hamilton Guest House. So a combined celebration that is open to all that will include food, drink, cake and music to help celebrate this event.

Posted by TnT

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Hike the Dundas Valley

  • Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2015
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Location: DVCA Parking at end of Lions Club Road, Ancaster, ON, Canada
  • Address: 411 Lion's Club Road, Ancaster (end of road) (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Jenn Noble
  • Email: jennifernoble121@outlook.com

Join the Hamilton Naturalists' Club for a beginner-to-intermediate level hike through the Main Loop of Dundas Valley, lead by Ontario Certified Hike Leader, Jenn Noble.

The first leg of the hike will be 4.5km, exploring the Hermitage, Hermitage Falls, and the the Dundas Valley Trail Centre (a former train station).

After the loop is complete, we may optionally hike a half-hour night hike covering Sherman Falls, Upper and Lower Cascade.

Please ensure you bring suitable footwear, water, and dress for the weather.

All are welcomed. Please RSVP to jennifernoble121@outlook.com if you plan to attend, or register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/hike-the-dundas-valley-registration-17862038839

Meet at the parking lot at the end of Lion's Club Road, Ancaster. No fee is charged at this parking lot.


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Davis Creek Neighbourhood Discovery Walk

  • Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2015
  • Time: 6:00 - 7:00pm
  • Location: Veevers Park
  • Address: Greenhill Avenue (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Scott
  • Email: gvcoop@gmail.com
  • Phone: 905-540-8787

Green Venture and the Davis Creek Planning Team welcome you to join us for a guided walk to discover the bountiful natural assets and rich history of the Davis Creek neighbourhood. This walk will highlight areas of natural and historical significance as well as facilitate learning, conversation and community!

This event will be held rain or shine so dress according to the weather – think sunscreen and bug spray. Registration is not necessary but encouraged to determine numbers. Come join your local community and learn more about the Davis Creek area in an active and healthy way!


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Uproot Hamilton

  • Date: Saturday, August 22, 2015
  • Time: 6:00PM
  • Location: EcoHouse
  • Address: 22 Veevers Drive (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Dawn Cattapan
  • Email: gvcoordinator@gmail.com
  • Phone: 905-540-8787

Join Green Venture as we celebrate our 20th Anniversary with this after-hours market, where you can taste and purchase the best food from the backyards and home kitchens of Hamilton. In addition to great food and drinks, the EcoHouse demonstration centre will also be open for exploration and tours throughout the night.

Date: August 22nd, 6:00pm-10:30pm

This event is rain or shine. All attendees must be 19+

Tickets and more information, as well as application forms for vendors, can be found on Green Venture's website.


Posted by jessiegolem

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2nd Annual Michael Iampietro Memorial Golf Tournament

  • Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015
  • Time: All day
  • Location: Knollwood Golf Club (old course)
  • Address: Knollwood Golf Club, Book Rd W, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)
  • Contact:

    • Danielle Iampietro: 905-518-3755
    • Cosmo Barillari: 905-304-5250
    • Len Iampietro: 905-318-3852

Enjoy a day of golf, mid-course BBQ lunch, and dinner: Texas-style BBQ buffet, oven roasted chicken, smoked and slow-roasted baby back ribs, dill potato salad, seasonal vegetables, creamy coleslaw, fresh rolls, assorted desserts, complimentary wine and freshly brewed coffee and tea.

The golf package also includes 18 holes of golf and a motorized cart.

Cost: $100 inclusive, or $50 for dinner-only.

Since Michael's passing, it has been the Iampietro family's desire to turn sadness into joy. Please donate what you can to help make this event successful for those in need.

The Michael Iampietro Memorial Golf Tournament is held in support of McMaster Children's Hospital.

McMaster Children's Hospital is one of Canada's leading pediatric health care facilities and is the regional referral centre for children who are seriously ill, injured or require specialized services in south-central Ontario.

With more than 210,000 patient visits a year, MCH provides a full range of specialized pediatric services including a dedicated emergency department, child and youth mental health services, over 40 outpatient clinics, the province's largest neonatal intensive care unit and the only pediatric trauma centre in the region.

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