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, but take the day off Tuesday March 28th! Come and sit with us in the spectator seating of City Hall Council Chambers --

When: 9:30 am

Where: Hamilton City Hall, 71 Main Street West on the  2nd floor.

More info here

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Hamilton Managers’ Huddle: Manager-Promoter Relationship @ Mills Hardware

A creative series stimulating conversation on ideas in music management.
Alexandre Bonenfant (Nightmare Management) & Tim Potocic (Supercrawl) discuss the manager-promoter relationship.

When: 7:30 pm

Where: Mills Hardware, 95 King Street East, Hamilton, ON

More info here

Thursday, March 30, 2017

2017 REEL Paddling Film Festival @ McMaster University

Need an Adventure? Now, in March? Yes! As seen at the 2017 REEL Paddling Film Fest Premier in Toronto: Kayak down the legendary Saryjaz River between China and Kyrgyzstan into the mystical cliffs and the Eyes of God; Adventurers are not bound by age - after 35 years, friends in their 70's, return to the Noatak River in Alaska's spectacular Brook's Range and are amazed again at what they find; and don't forget about the Epic canoe trip - six of our American friends go big and touch both the waters in the Gulf of Mexico and the Arctic Ocean; and then we got all Touchy Feely and found out why we love the old canoe with 5 paddlers from Ontario. And, in Hamilton, look out for some SUP (Stand-Up) action, Barbados bound; and we may just hook into a Lunker- kayak style!

When: 7 - 10 pm

Where: McMaster University Ewart Angus Centre 1A1, 1200 Main St West, Hamilton, ON

More info here

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Diamond DJ Collective @ The Baltimore House

Introducing the Diamond DJ Collective: dropping dancefloor gems to make your body rock.
This will also be the second-to-last party ever at The Baltimore House, which closes the following night. Let's go out with a bang!

ALL-VINYL SETS BY:
I Heart Hamilton
DJ Donna Lovejoy
DJ Rosé
DJ Fazooli

When: 10 pm

Where: The Baltimore House, 43 King William Street, Hamilton, ON

More info here

Friday, March 31, 2017 & Saturday April 1, 2017

Fame the Musical @ Theatre Ancaster

Our Stage 3 teens present the rock spectacle Fame! Fame revolves around the lives of the students of New York City's prestigious high school of Performing Arts. Together they dream of life in the limelight while struggling with relationships, parental expectations, and all the usual difficulties of high school. Presented as a rock concert, the exciting music sets off the dangerous and exciting pursuit of fame.

When: 7:30 pm

Where: Theatre Auditorium at Ancaster High School, 374 Jerseyville Road, Ancaster, ON

More info here

Friday, March 31, 2017 & Saturday April 1, 2017

2017 Bay Area Transportation Forum @ The Art Gallery of Hamilton

The forum will be an engaging and interactive series of presentations and workshops that explore Creating Connected and Integrated Communities. While the focus will be on Hamilton and Burlington a broader view on sustainable mobility and transit will also be covered through the presentations and workshops.

Four key themes, developed in consultation with past forum attendees and stakeholder groups, will be the focus of this forum:

  1. Improved transportation connectivity between Burlington and Hamilton
  2. Transportation Demand Management (TDM) and network design
  3. Re-prioritizing streets for active transportation, transit and health
  4. Building ridership, accessibility and inclusivity in transportation

When: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Where: Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123 King Street West, Hamilton, ON

Saturday, April 1, 2017 & Sunday, April 2, 2017

Sweet Water Season @ Mountsberg Conservation Area

Mountsberg Conservation Area welcomes visitors to the working sugar bush at Maple Town and Crawford Lake Conservation Area presents Sweet Water Season, a celebration of the Indigenous origins of maple sugaring.

When: 10 am - 4 pm

Where: Mountsberg Conservation Area , 2259 Milburough Line. Campbellville, ON

More info here

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