THIS WEEK IN THE HAMMER: FEB 6 - 12, 2017

A PEEK INTO SOME EVENTS HAPPENING IN AND AROUND HAMILTON

February is Black History Month! 

Check out what is happening at The Hamilton Public Library here

Monday February 6, 2017

Winterfest - Explore the city for 10 fun-filled days from February 4 to 20, 2017

A number of Family Skates are planned for Winterfest on Monday!

Valley Park - 10 to 11 am
Mountain - 10:30 to 12 noon
Parkdale - 11:30 to 12:30 pm
Firestone - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Lawfield - 12 noon to 1 pm - Free
Harry Howell - 1 to 2 pm
Stoney Creek - 3:30 to 5 pm

All Winterfest events here

Monday February 6 - Sunday February 12, 2017

Carpool Week brought to you by Smart Commute

Smart Commute Hamilton - Drive Together, Save Together!

Ever wonder why carpoolers have so much fun? They can reduce their travel time, socialize, make new friends AND save money. During Carpool Week, we encourage people like YOU to try carpooling to work, school, and beyond!

Carpooling has a number of great benefits! Sign up here

Monday February 6, 2017

Mario Mondays @ Collective Arts

Every Monday! Compete with friends and strangers at the classics from Mario to Donkey Kong. As always, $5.50 pours + no cover.

When: 5 - 9pm

Where: Collective Arts Brewing, 207 Burlington Street East, Hamilton, ON

More info here

Tuesday February 7, 2017

Waterfront Festival of Lights

With the changing season our thoughts turn to winter pursuits and what better way to lighten the mood than a dazzling array of brightly coloured figures and designs. Locally made in the classrooms and by the Hamilton Waterfront Trust, sponsored by community businesses, neighbourhood groups and individuals, this display carries on the tradition of the Hamilton Waterfront Trust’s commitment to promoting Pier 8 for the benefit of all citizens. The Hamilton Waterfront Trust is a charitable organization with the mandate of connecting you to the water’s edge.

When: Dusk to Dawn

Where: Pier 8, 47 Discovery Drive, Hamilton, ON

Wednesday February 8, 2017

A new showcase series from Mohawk College Music, featuring teachers and students coming together to make music, organized by pianist Adrean Farrugia, and bassist Clark Johnston. Mohawk students are saxophonist Michael Morabito and vocalist Alyssa Giammaria.

When: 8 pm

Where: Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne Street, Hamilton, ON

More info here

Thursday February 11, 2017

Griffin House Stories @ The HPL

Anne Jarvis, historical interpreter at Griffin House, National Historic Site, will give a talk on Enerals Griffin, an early black settler to the area. She will also talk about other stories of early black history in Hamilton.

When: 2 pm

Where: HPL Central Library, 55 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON

More info here

Friday February 10, 2017

Winter Bike to Work Day

Join us for Winter Biker to Work Day!  Free coffee for cyclists provided by Bikeables and Coffeecology and free donuts for cyclists provided by Donut Monster!

Whether you're coming out for our Winter Bike to Work Day Hamilton event or not, commit to riding your bike that day at http://winterbiketoworkday.org/ so we can show how many people are riding in #HamOnt!

When: 7:30 - 9:30 am

Where: Gore Park, 1 Hughson Street South, Hamilton, ON

Winter Cycling Safety Workshop

When: 6 pm

Where: The Hub, 186 Hunter Street East, Hamilton, ON

More info here

Friday February 10, 2017

February Art Crawl!

When: 6 pm onwards

Where: James Street North, Hamilton, ON

More info here

Friday February 6, 2017

Down @ Democracy POST-ART CRAWL Dance Party!

Democracy Coffeehouse is having another post crawl dace party!  Eat some food, drink some drinks and dance the night away.

When:10 pm - 1 am

Where: Democracy Coffeehouse, 202 Locke Street South, Hamilton, ON

Have an event you want us to promote?  Email Joanna@coffecology.com for more details!

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