The latest Kirkendlall newsletter is now available for download here
There’s been lots of concerns raised about the plans for Highland Gardens : here’s a chance to find out what is currently on the drawing board:
Public Information Centre
Date: Thursday, June 24
Time: 6 to 8 p.m. - DROP IN format
Location: St. Joseph Church, Parish Hall (Locke & Herkimer)
Staff will be providing an update on both the Pumping Station and Reservoir construction, including a revised design of the pumping station building.
Visit the project website
Aberdeen Gardens invites people from the nieghbourhood to come check out the cars from the Cruzaders Classic Car Club. Enjoy a hotdog, and listen to music of the 50’s and 60’s by DJ Danny Boy Dube.
Admission is free.
The Car show is in the back parking lot; rain date is June 26th
I missed out the vital information of where the market is going to be! It will be located in the parking lot next to Fenian Films, at 211 Locke Street South.
A new Farmers‘ Market on
On opening day, there will be a cooking demonstration featuring Executive Chef, Jeff Crump and Pastry Chef, Bettina Schormann.
Mayor Eisenberger and Councillor McHattie will be present at the opening ceremonies on the 17th.
Available at the market:
*local organic fruit & herbs
*local lamb, beef, wild boar & chicken
*fresh local vegetables
*breads, pies & pastries and more!
WHY: Delivered from the farmer’s fields to the heart of
The term “Locavore” was developed a few years ago to capture what it means to support local and sustainable food systems. While chatting with local farmers, Tom Ratcliffe of
List of farmers and food producers include:
* Black Walnut Lane – Ron and Adele Service, Millgrove, 905-689-0698 (lamb and beef)
* Earth To Table Bakery : Bettina Schormann, Hamilton, 905-516-2362 (bread)
* Hay Seed Organic Farm: Jessica Andrews, Bennet Deakin, Kalvis Auzins, Brantford, 519-758-0327 (vegetables)
* ManoRun Organic Farm: Chris Krucker, Copetown, 905-648-9608 (vegetables)
* Summer Hill Farm : Mark and Tania Veenstra, Waterdown, 905-689-2796 (wild Boar)
Questions? Contact Adele Service from
Hope to see you there!
Next Wednesday, June 16, one of the province’s most knowledgeable anti-poverty speakers, John Stapleton, will be in Hamilton and Kirkendall for a speech and discussion on Poverty Reduction at the Crossroads: Where Do We Go From Here?
The speech is at:
June 16, 7 p.m.
First Unitarian Church of Hamilton,
170 Durndurn St. S.
Doors open at 6 p.m., it’s free and there will be refreshments. The building is accessible.
Stapleton worked in the provincial ministry of community and social services and its predecessors for 28 years and has been a consultant since. His research and papers have helped us understand the ways social assistance programs in this province fails the poor and he has proposed ways of moving forward, from welfare reform to encouraging asset building, that have resulted in his being published by groups as diverse as the C.D. Howe Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. You can read more about Stapleton and his writings at his website, http://www.openpolicyontario.com/
To help publicize, here is a poster
In case you haven’t seen the posters, our neighbours to the East are offering an opportunity to tour many of the gardens in their neighbourhood!
Presented by The Durand Neighbourhood Association
Saturday, June 12
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tickets $15.00 per person
or call 905.527.6820
June 06, 2010, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – rain or shine
James Street North from Cannon to Burlington
Open Streets Hamilton is a unique street fair that celebrates physical activity and recreation in our city while introducing people to the businesses and organizations that make our community great.
Based on an amazing tradition born over 35 years ago in Bogota, Columbia, Open Streets now enjoys remarkable success in a variety of North American cities including Winnipeg, Ottawa, New York, Chicago, and Portland.
Open Streets Hamilton will ‘open up’ one of the city’s most exciting streets, James Street North, to Hamiltonians from all walks of life so that we can safely walk, cycle, play and shop in our street. Closing James Street from Cannon to Burlington to vehicular traffic for one day will instantly transform almost 1.5 km of street into a giant urban park. This temporary park will create a space for neighbours to come together to participate in free, fun, family-friendly physical activities, games, art, music, and dance in an expected crowd of approximately 2000 people.
For more information: Visit the Open Streets website at http://cms1.smartcommute.ca/hamilton/openstreets or call 905-5462424 ext. 6392
Join Open Streets Hamilton and experience our city in a brand new way!