THIS WEEK IN THE HAMMER: MAY 8 - 14, 2017

A PEEK INTO SOME EVENTS HAPPENING THIS WEEK IN AND AROUND HAMILTON

Monday, May 8 - Saturday, May 20, 2017

Louder than a Bomb Festival 2017

Head over to our website and check out the schedule to buy your tickets for the dopest week of the year. http://www.hamiltonyouthpoets.org/schedule

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Community Information Meeting for the Former Hamilton Psychiatric Hospital Residual Lands Development Opportunity Study

Hamilton's City Council is considering the purchase of former hospital lands being sold by the Province of Ontario, next to the St. Joseph’s Healthcare Centre, across from Mohawk College at West 5th Street and Fennell Avenue West.

The property includes several existing buildings, notably the 1884 Century Manor, formerly known as East House when it was part of the Hamilton Asylum for the Insane. The property is currently expected to be used for institutional purposes in the City’s Urban Hamilton Official Plan

You are invited to attend a community information meeting to learn more about the study and provide your input.

At the meeting, you will be able to:

  • view a presentation of the background review of the property and preliminary opportunities and constraints 
  • view display boards and mapping
  • have discussions with project team members
  • provide feedback
  • develop an understanding of the site’s possibilities
When: 6:30pm - 9 pm
Where: Mohawk College, Collaboratory, 135 Fennell Avenue West, Hamilton, ON
Register your attendance: Help us plan the event, RSVP to planning.team@hamilton.ca or 905-546-2424 ext. 4498.
Do you have accessibility requirements to attend/participate in this meeting? Advance requests are encouraged to enable us to meet your needs.More info here

Friday May 12, 2017

Art Crawl!  The Makers’ Market @ Christ's Church Cathedral



Juried vendors include local artists and artisans selling their own hand crafted work such as original artworks, stationary, upcycled goods, bath and body, home décor, pet accessories, gifts and more.
In addition to the local talent outside, friendly tour guides are always available inside if you are curious about the architecture and sculpture, stained glass, furniture or history of the historic Cathedral. 

When: 7 - 10 pm

Where: Christ's Church Cathedral, 22 James Street North, Hamilton,ON

More info here

Saturday, May 13 & Sunday, May 14, 2017

West Hamilton Artist Tour

WHAT is the only self-guided, free walking tour of its kind in Hamilton. Nestled under the Niagara Escarpment in picturesque West Hamilton, this year’s tour features a remarkable collection of over 38 juried, professional, local and regional artists working in a variety of media, including paint, pastels, photography, wood, glass, jewelry, pottery, mixed media and more.

The West Hamilton Artists Tour is an FREE annual event that features fine artists working in in several mediums in locations around the Locke Street and Strathcona neighbourhoods of Hamilton, Ontario . It is Mother's Day Weekend every year. Visit our website at www.westhamiltonartiststour.com for details on the event.

When: 10 - 5 pm both days

Studio Guide and Map here

More info here

Saturday, May 13 & Sunday, May 14, 2017

4th Annual Spring Seedling Sale supporting local growers @ The Mustard Seed

Join us for our 4th Annual Spring Seedling Sale supporting local growers - Mothers Day Weekend 2017!  Seedlings this year include everything you need for your organic vegetable garden + berry canes, herbs, flowers, and native plants!

Come check out our amazing local products at the store after you pick out your perfect seedlings for this year's garden!

List of vendors and more info here

When: Saturday 8 am - 1 pm & Sunday is 10 am - 1pm

Where: The Mustard Seed Coop Grocery Store parking lot, 40 York Blvd, Hamilton, ON

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