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    Saturday October 04, 2014 - 10:00 am — Bayfront Park - Hamilton
    Stoma Stroll Awareness Walk, Oct. 4 at 10 a.m. at Bayfront Park. Fundraiser for United Ostomy Association of Canada. See www.stomastroll.ca, call 905-389-8822 or email hdoa@bell.net for more information.
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    Saturday October 04, 2014 - 11:00 am — Green Venture's EcoHouse - Hamilton
    Join Green Venture for a cleanup of the Davis Creek and surrounding area. After the cleanup join us for a free BBQ for all the cleanup volunteers. Volunteers should meet at Green Venture's EcoHouse (22 Veevers Drive) at 11am to start the cleanup. After the cleanup, volunteers can come back to the EcoHouse for a free BBQ from 1pm - 3pm. All volunteers will receive bags and gloves for the cleanup and any high school students participating will earn community service hours.
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    Saturday October 04, 2014 - 13:00 pm — The Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre - Niagara on the Lake
    COLOURS CAUGHT IN FIBRE: Rug-Hooking Made Modern is a group exhibition by five award-winning artists: K. Miller, T. Johnson, S. Vojvodin, K. Taylor & G. Gamble that demonstrates traditional rug-hooking as an art form to contemporary audiences. Opening Reception: Sunday October 5, 2:00 p.m. Meet the artists. Free Admission. Everyone is welcome. Exhibition continues until NOVEMBER 28    
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    Saturday October 04, 2014 - 17:00 pm — Honouring the Circle - Hamilton
    We will be holding a Vigil, a Traditional Water Ceremony and Dinner in honour of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. Free Event All are welcome!
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    Saturday October 04, 2014 - 17:30 pm — Earth to Table Farm - Millgrove
    Join us for an elegant meal at our brand new location the “Earth to Table Farm” in Flamborough, Ontario (near Hamilton)! Harvest Table Dinner - Saturday October 4th, 2014 Click for Tickets! Please to join us to celebrate the fall harvest and support a new generation of ecological farmers at our 3rd Harvest Table Dinner, at Earth to Table Farm in Flamborough, Ontario on Saturday, October 4, 2014. The crisp fall evening will be filled with charm and delectable things to taste! Join us for a farm tour and hors d’oeuvres, a four course family-style Harvest Table dinner, live entertainment, silent auction and more. Executive Chef Jeff Crump of Earth to Table (Spencers on the Waterfront the Ancaster Mill) will prepare the delicious meal featuring the farms fresh organic vegetables and pastured chickens, along with other locally produced organic meat, cheese, beer and wine. check out our website for the menu Jeff just posted! Join 200 guests as well as our farmers at our long harvest tables, with the century barn gables reaching overhead and a stunning view over the farm fields and the Niagara Escarpment. All funds raised support FarmStart’s programs and services that help new ecological farmers get started on a successful path to farming. At the Earth to Table Farm, FarmStart is building a new Start-Up Farm on back 50 acres of rich land, along side the new apple orchards, butchery and the important wetlands. Working ‘on the ground’ with new farmers, we provide access to land, equipment, and infrastructure as well as mentorship and support during their first 5 years.  FarmStart is currently developing a training farm to provide prospective new farmers experience with a pastured livestock operation. This season at the Earth to Table Start-Up Farm there are 4 farmers (farm teams), ranging from their first to their fourth year digging in and starting their new farms growing a diverse range of crops including; honey and over a hundred varieties of vegetables, as well as pastured chickens. The produce is beautiful, freshly picked, and sold directly to consumers through farmers markets, restaurants, and “you-pick” operations. Please consider supporting the Harvest Table Fundraiser Event. You can become involved by: • Sponsoring the event as outlined in the Harvest Table Sponsor Forms (please click for the forms). •Purchasing event tickets (individually or by the table). Each table holds a maximum of 10 people. Tickets are $150.00 per person. We will be limited to 200 people and suggest you respond quickly.admin@farmstart.ca or Click for Tickets, or • Making a monetary or in-kind gift donation. This is an opportunity for you to identify your company within the event. Donation forms are found using the link above then save and email to julie@farmstart.ca once you’ve filled it out. • Donating a silent auction item using the form included or by calling Julie at 519-760-2404. You can also visit our home page and click on the link to Canada Helps to donate now. We hope you will join us in supporting a new generation of ecological farmers and we hope to see you on October 4th.
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    Saturday October 04, 2014 - 17:30 pm — Secret until 24 hours before the event - Hamilton

    Vines Magazine & Pop Up Hamilton present:

    A Pop Up Harvest Soiree

    Join us for an unforgettable harvest themed 4 course dinner designed by executive chef Nathaniel Beattie & Ches Zaborowski of the Aberdeen Tavern (voted best new Restaurant), complete with local wine pairings and musical entertainment in a secret location in Hamilton (to be revealed 24 hours before the event)

    Save the date: October 4th

    Time: 530pm

    Tickets: 95 per person (includes four course dinner, cocktails, wine pairings and entertainment)

    Guests are asked to bring a non-perishable food donation for the Ancaster Community Services Food Bank

    For more information and tickets go to http://www.popuphamilton.com or call Dave at 289.788.3283

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    Saturday October 04, 2014 - 19:30 pm — Bayfront Park - Hamilton
    Want to learn more about the universe? Join the Hamilton Amateur Astronomers at Bayfront Park, Harbour Front Dr., to look through telescopes at celestial objects in the night sky, Oct. 4, 7:30-11 p.m., weather permitting. Free event; if you have a telescope, you’re welcome to bring it. If you’re not sure how to use it, members will be glad to show you how to operate it. For more information, see amateurastronomy.org or call 905-627-4323.
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    Sunday October 05, 2014 - 08:00 am — Eastgate Dental Centre - Hamilton

    Currently Eastgate Dental Centre is offering oral cancer screenings with a VELscope for free. Given that over 40,000 people are diagnosed with and more than 8,000 people die from oral cancer per year it’s important to detect it early. Free with new patient exam. Call 905-560-2714 for more information or visit us online at: www.eastgatedentalcentre.com

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    Sunday October 05, 2014 - 10:00 am — Royal Botanical Gardens - Burlington
    Earth Art, also known as “Ephemeral Art”, is an exciting genre of art that has emerged out of the contemporary world’s growing environmental consciousness. Art is created using natural elements – earth, stone, trees, plants, and even ice, and begin a dialogue with nature. Artists (both international and Canadian) arrive on June 15 to create original earth art installations from materials found on RBG's landscape. The installations will be completed on July 1, and the exhibit will run until October 13, 2014. Visitors will be able to attend a Curator’s presentation night, participate in related arts education programs, and enjoy special evening tours. Regular admission applies. Visit www.rbg.ca/earthart for more information.
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    Sunday October 05, 2014 - 13:00 pm — CHURCH OF THE EPIPHANY in the Chapel of St. John United Church - Hamilton
    Sunday Oct. 5th HARVEST MUSIC FEST:  TURNING MUSIC INTO MEALS:  1 to 3 pm. (Rain or Shine) Come and Enjoy Live Music and Harvest Treats of pie and apple cider!  Drop in for awhile or bring along a lawn chair and relax for the afternoon! Invite your friends and neighbours to join you and together let’s help these Musicians turn their Music into Meals by filling the harvest baskets! All donations of non perishable food items brought to the event will help restock the shelves of  the Mountain N2N Food Bank.  
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