• THIS WEEK IN THE HAMMER: MAY 1 - 7, 2017

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    THIS WEEK IN THE HAMMER: MAY 1 - 7, 2017

    A PEEK INTO SOME EVENTS HAPPENING THIS WEEK IN AND AROUND HAMILTON Monday, May 1, 2017 PED Talk @ McMaster University Creating Hamilton’s Industrial Bayfront Hamilton’s Bayfront is the city’s largest industrial area and a major revitalization opportunity. With the changes in the steel industry and in the manufacturing landscape, the Bayfront represents a significant city-building opportunity within the broader Hamilton and Greater Toronto Area. In this PEDTalk, we trace the development of the “manufacturing district” that emerged in the decades that followed, a mix of heavy and light industry as well as working class neighbourhoods. We consider the challenges...

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  • THIS WEEK IN THE HAMMER: APRIL 24 - 30, 2017

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    THIS WEEK IN THE HAMMER: APRIL 24 - 30, 2017

    A PEEK INTO SOME EVENTS HAPPENING THIS WEEK IN AND AROUND HAMILTON Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Comedy Night @ The Lions Head Pub Doug Koning will be guest hosting Comedy Night at the Lion's Head this Tuesday. The rest of this week's Lion Tamers include: Alex Friesen, Liisa Ladoucer, Andrew Packer, Jacob Balshin, Amber Dewar, Erinn White, and Mitchell Alvis When: 9 pm - 11 pm Where: Lions Head Pub, 137 John Street South, Hamilton, ON More info here Friday, April 28, 2017 Depave Paradise @ St. Brigid Help depave part of our Schoolyard! Join us Friday, April 28th at...

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  • THIS WEEK IN THE HAMMER: APRIL 17 - 23, 2017

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    THIS WEEK IN THE HAMMER: APRIL 17 - 23, 2017

    A PEEK INTO SOME EVENTS HAPPENING THIS WEEK IN AND AROUND HAMILTON Monday, April 17 to Friday, April 28, 2017 The Hamilton Music Festival Come and enjoy friendly competition and camaraderie during the second annual Hamilton Music Festival! Competition Classes include Musical Theatre, Classical Voice, Piano and Strings. For more information on times and locations visit our website at: http://www.hamiltonmusicfestival.ca/ Wednesday, April 19, 2017 to Sunday, May 14, 2017 Mamma Mia @ Theatre Aquarius 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...

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  • THIS WEEK IN THE HAMMER: APRIL 10 - 16, 2017

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    THIS WEEK IN THE HAMMER: APRIL 10 - 16, 2017

    A PEEK INTO SOME EVENTS HAPPENING THIS WEEK IN AND AROUND HAMILTON Monday, April 10, 2017 Always Looking Up with Hamilton Naturalist Club @ RBG Like you, anthropologist Dr. Jackie Prime is ready to implement change to make our world a more compassionate place. Experiencing the dramatic social changes of our time driven by the impacts of globalization, global environmental change, economic crises, and growing inequalities in basic human rights, we all see that people, animals, and the planet are suffering. But how can we implement lasting change? Is there a way to regain balance and reconnect? Are humans really...

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  • THIS WEEK IN THE HAMMER: APRIL 3 - 9, 2017

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    THIS WEEK IN THE HAMMER: APRIL 3 - 9, 2017

    A PEEK INTO SOME EVENTS HAPPENING THIS WEEK IN AND AROUND HAMILTON Monday, April 3, 2017 Charting the Path to Sustainability @First Unitarian Church Democracy Probe International Presents: CHARTING THE PATH TO SUSTAINABILITY With speakers: Gordon Laxer - Author of “After the Sands” and former Director of the University of Alberta’s Parkland Institute, and Gary Purdy - University Professor Emeritus and former Dean of Engineering, McMaster University. When: 7 pm Where: First Unitarian Church, 170 Dundurn Street South, Hamilton, ON More info here Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Life Drawing with Avery Tanner @ The Cotton Factory every Tuesday When: 7...

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  • THIS WEEK IN THE HAMMER: MARCH 27 - APRIL 2, 2017

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    THIS WEEK IN THE HAMMER: MARCH 27 - APRIL 2, 2017

    A PEEK INTO SOME EVENTS HAPPENING THIS WEEK IN AND AROUND HAMILTON Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Fill The Seats II: #yesLRT @ City Hall #yesLRT "rally in numbers" --> LRT IS AT RISK AGAIN on March 28th --> Take the day off Tues March 28th --> Come help fill the spectator seats at Hamilton City Hall On October 25th, many local residents successfully completely filled the spectator seats. We're aiming to do it again on March 28th. We are an Advocacy group (NONgovernment) run by local residents and many of us are going to root #yesLRT. It's up to you,...

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  • THIS WEEK IN THE HAMMER: MARCH 20 - 26, 2017

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    THIS WEEK IN THE HAMMER: MARCH 20 - 26, 2017

    A PEEK INTO SOME EVENTS HAPPENING THIS WEEK IN AND AROUND HAMILTON Monday, March 20, 2017 The Mule & Friends featuring Johnny Blonde Jonny Blonde Food Truck & Kitchen is coming over to make you food! Join me for some yummy food made by Jonny, special drinks, and a bunch of fun in support of YWCA Hamilton! When: 6 pm Where: The Mule, 41 King William Street, Hamilton, ON More info here Tuesday, March 21, 2017 100 in 1 Day Kickoff Workshop On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017, 100In1Day is coming back to Hamilton! We'll be joining cities across the country...

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  • THIS WEEK IN THE HAMMER: MARCH 13 - 19, 2017

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    THIS WEEK IN THE HAMMER: MARCH 13 - 19, 2017

    A PEEK INTO SOME EVENTS HAPPENING THIS WEEK IN AND AROUND HAMILTON Monday March 13 - Friday March 19, 2017 Spring Tide Bulb Show @ Gage Park The 2017 Spring Tide Bulb Show is themed “Canada’s 150th Celebration”. Hundreds of bulbs will be on display in the tropical house as well as displays featuring our Parliament Building and each of our Provinces and Territories. This is the final Spring Tide Bulb Show in our Tropical House, as after the show, the Tropical House will be closed and demolition will start. A new Tropical Greenhouse will be built opening in 2018!...

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