A quick reminder that our 6th Annual “Fill A Bus, Feed A Family” Food Drive (in support of Mission Services) is being held this Saturday, May 4th.
Please place your non-perishable food donations in a bag marked “Food Drive” on your front porch or steps before 10am Saturday for our volunteers to collect. If you are home when we visit your area and you prefer to give a financial donation to the Mission Services Food bank, we’ll gladly accept that donation as well. You’ll recognize us by the specially marked HSR bus travelling through the neighbourhood.
If you’re able to help us collect food on Saturday, come to the McMaster Innovation Park between 9-9:15am for registration and job assignment. We always need people to ride the bus and pick up food, so if you’re able, please come out and give us a hand!
Our goal this year is to collect 15,000 lbs of food – we can do this, Kirkendall!
MAY 4th, 2013
Our goal this year is to collect 15,000 pounds of food, as well as cash donations, with all proceeds going to Mission Services Food Bank.
YOU CAN GET INVOLVED by:
- delivering flyers
- collecting food
- getting local businesses involved
- putting up one of our lawn signs
- helping with other aspects of the committee’s work
If you’re interested in helping out, please contact: Mary Lou 905.308.9678 or email@example.com
Thursday, January 17, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Hamilton City Hall, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton
The City Of Hamilton will be hosting an Information Forum regarding casino/gaming in Hamilton. This is your chance to get information and ask questions.
Visit http://www.hamilton.ca/ProjectsInitiatives/Gaming/ for information about the Casino including the Gaming Facility Sub-Committee.
Note that Cable 14 will be televising the meeting.
Wednesday, January 16, 7 to 9 pm
Central Library, 55 York Boulevard, Hamilton
The Arts Advisory Commission (AAC) will be hosting a public meeting to discuss its recommendations for a new approach to arts investment in Hamilton. The AAC’s Arts Funding Task Force will share its findings and draft recommendations with the community prior to presenting its final report to Council.
Visit the Arts Advisory Commission website at http://www.hamilton.ca/arts for background information.
November 19, 7 pm
Chedoke Golf Course Clubhouse, top of Beddoe Drive
When Bill 64 went into effect in 2009 banning the use of pesticides for cosmetic purposes, golf courses were allowed to continue to use pesticides, but only if they complied with stricter conditions.
As per Ontario Regulation 63/09, Chedoke Golf Course will be holding a Public Meeting to present the Annual Report regarding the use of Class 9 Pesticides for the 2011 season.
This regulation requires all golf courses to prepare an annual pesticide usage report. This report documents all pesticide active ingredients used on the golf course from January 1st to December 31st, 2011.
Over the past 10 years, the City of Hamilton Golf Courses were named Members of The Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary International Program. This is an education and certification program that encourages golf courses to “protect our environment and preserve the natural heritage of the game of golf” in a manner that minimizes the, “potentially harmful impacts of golf operations.”
Chedoke Golf Course has converted over 40 acres of turf to naturalized areas encouraging the reintegration of native plants, insects and wildlife. Increasing rough area has contributed to a shift from the blanket application of pesticides to spot treatment. The City of Hamilton Golf Courses have also adopted the maintenance system know as integrated pest management. IPM explores a variety of cultural and biological pest control strategies before enlisting the use of traditional pesticides.
Every Sat. in Nov. (weather permitting), 10am to 4pm
Fenian Films, 211 Locke Street South
Locke Street Art Market is 100% artist run and operated. Check out the various artists selling paintings, photography, jewellery, pottery, stained glass, artisan soaps and lotions, candles, drawings and much much more. (Selection varies from week to week)
The Hamilton Farmers’ Market is turning 175! They have lined up a great list of events to celebrate. Follow the link for a complete listing of free events, give aways, autumn themed kitchen programs, and performances – including the Bach Elgar Choir, Hamilton Children’s Choir, Square Dancing – and much more.
Wednesday October 17, 11:30am to 1:30pm
First Unitarian Church, 170 Dundurn Street South
Soup, sandwiches, cookies, coffee and tea – just $1 or a donation.
The goal is to provide a nutritious meal to those in need and provide a social event for church members and the community. Invite your friends and enjoy a good lunch!
October 25, 7 to 9 pm
Ryerson Middle School, 222 Robinson Street
Ryerson Middle School is hosting a talk by Dr. Karyn Gordon who will speak to parents on Raising Healthy Teens in an Age of Overindulgence.
This will be a fun and informative evening! Tickets are free and can be reserved by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 905.528.7975. Reserved tickets can be picked up at the door.
This evening for Ryerson parents and caregivers was made possible through a Parent Reaching Out Grant and Ryerson School Council/Home & School Association. More information about Dr. Gordon is available at http://www.drkaryn.com.
The City of Hamilton’s Public Health Service is holding a Community Flu Clinic – on Wednesday, October 31 from Noon to 4pm, in the Food Court at Jackson Square (2 King St W.)
For more information call 905-546-CITY (2489).