Calendar

September

October 2020

November
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Daily: Self-Guided Tour – Come to Your Senses
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gentle Yoga & Mindful Movement
10:30 am
Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
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Daily: Rock Climbing – Rattlesnake Point
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Daily: Vultures View Climbing Tower
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
3
Terrarium Workshop
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
4
Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
5
Environment, Infrastructure and Community Services Committee
9:30 am

City of Burlington Event.

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Beginner’s Yoga
10:30 am
Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
Ornamentals and Edibles in the Victorian Age
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Happy, Healthy Hydrangeas
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Canada’s World Wonders
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Beginner’s Yoga
10:30 am
Daily: Escarpment Walk Aerial Course
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Conservation Halton (Daily): Climb to new heights and hang out with us on our Escarpment Walk Aerial Course. The Escarpment Walk is an aerial ropes course that will challenge you to test your balance, coordination and courage as you traverse the climbing elements.

 

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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
Intro to Urban Gardening
6:00 pm
COVID-19: Seasonality, Transmission, and Protection
6:45 pm

In this talk Dr. Mark Loeb will discuss the epidemiology of COVID-19 with respect to seasonality including the potential impact of influenza. Controversies over the mode of transmission and protection will also be reviewed.

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Rainscaping- A Fletchers Creek SNAP Event
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
7
Short Course: Protecting my Health through Sustainable Living
10:00 am - 11:30 am

The focus of this course is on protecting one’s health through sustainable living. Participants will first consider the impact of climate change on their health and then the link between sustainable living and healthy living. Through an assessment of food choices, product choices, lifestyles, and living spaces, indi

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24 Movement Yang Style Tai Chi Form
10:30 am
Watercolour Painting
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Webinar – Seed Saving 101
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Riverwood Conservancy Event.

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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
Plant Auction in St. Marys
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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8
Gentle Yoga & Mindful Movement
10:30 am
Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
9
Youth Stakeholder Applications DUE
All Day
Are you passionate about climate action and have great climate solution ideas you want to implement? Are you in Grade 7 to 12 and want to advance your climate action initiative or take a more leadership role in your community? Do you want extra volunteer hours?
Generation Green is a youth-led initiative with the go
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Daily: Rock Climbing – Rattlesnake Point
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Daily: Vultures View Climbing Tower
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
10
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
11
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
12
Beginner’s Yoga
10:30 am
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
13
Beginner’s Yoga
10:30 am
Daily: Escarpment Walk Aerial Course
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Conservation Halton (Daily): Climb to new heights and hang out with us on our Escarpment Walk Aerial Course. The Escarpment Walk is an aerial ropes course that will challenge you to test your balance, coordination and courage as you traverse the climbing elements.

 

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Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
Intro to Urban Gardening
6:00 pm
14
International Environmental Film Festival – Planet in Focus
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
24 Movement Yang Style Tai Chi Form
10:30 am
Watercolour Painting
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
Heritage Burlington Advisory Committee
7:00 pm

City of Burlington Event.

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Speaker on Antique Gardens
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Burlington Horticultural Society Meeting
7:30 pm

Hosted by Burlington Horticultural Society.

 

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15
International Environmental Film Festival – Planet in Focus
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Gentle Yoga & Mindful Movement
10:30 am
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
Hardy and Tender Bulbs
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Things I Learned From My Garden
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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16
International Environmental Film Festival – Planet in Focus
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Daily: Rock Climbing – Rattlesnake Point
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Daily: Vultures View Climbing Tower
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
Virtual: Canadian Eco-Hero Aliya Jasmine Sovani – Plant in Focus
6:30 pm
17
International Environmental Film Festival – Planet in Focus
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Hilton Falls Clean-Up
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
18
International Environmental Film Festival – Planet in Focus
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
19
International Environmental Film Festival – Planet in Focus
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Beginner’s Yoga
10:30 am
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
Fall Gardening Practices – Paul Zammit
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An event hosted by Milton District Horticultural Society.

 

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International Environmental Film Festival – Planet in Focus
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Beginner’s Yoga
10:30 am
Daily: Escarpment Walk Aerial Course
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Conservation Halton (Daily): Climb to new heights and hang out with us on our Escarpment Walk Aerial Course. The Escarpment Walk is an aerial ropes course that will challenge you to test your balance, coordination and courage as you traverse the climbing elements.

 

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Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
Intro to Urban Gardening
6:00 pm
Two Row Wampum Belt Treaty – KAIROS
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
21
International Environmental Film Festival – Planet in Focus
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
24 Movement Yang Style Tai Chi Form
10:30 am
Watercolour Painting
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
Burlington Sustainable Development Advisory Committee
7:00 pm

City of Burlington Event.

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Speaker – Tanya Olsen, Integrated Pest Management
7:30 pm

An event hosted by Georgetown Horticultural Society.

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Pumpkin Centerpiece Design
7:30 pm

An event hosted by Georgetown Horticultural Society.

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22
International Environmental Film Festival – Planet in Focus
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Gentle Yoga & Mindful Movement
10:30 am
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
23
International Environmental Film Festival – Planet in Focus
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Daily: Rock Climbing – Rattlesnake Point
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Daily: Vultures View Climbing Tower
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
24
International Environmental Film Festival – Planet in Focus
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
25
International Environmental Film Festival – Planet in Focus
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
26
International Environmental Film Festival – Planet in Focus
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Beginner’s Yoga
10:30 am
27
International Environmental Film Festival – Planet in Focus
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Beginner’s Yoga
10:30 am
Daily: Escarpment Walk Aerial Course
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Conservation Halton (Daily): Climb to new heights and hang out with us on our Escarpment Walk Aerial Course. The Escarpment Walk is an aerial ropes course that will challenge you to test your balance, coordination and courage as you traverse the climbing elements.

 

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Intro to Urban Gardening
6:00 pm
28
International Environmental Film Festival – Planet in Focus
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
24 Movement Yang Style Tai Chi Form
10:30 am
Watercolour Painting
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Trivia Night
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
29
International Environmental Film Festival – Planet in Focus
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
30
International Environmental Film Festival – Planet in Focus
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Daily: Rock Climbing – Rattlesnake Point
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Daily: Vultures View Climbing Tower
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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International Environmental Film Festival – Planet in Focus
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Let’s Haunt Hunger!
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

OakvilleReady, the Town of Oakville, Longos, Downtown BIA and Halton Environmental Network are hosting ‘Let’s Haunt Hunger’ a Halloween-themed, safe, contactless food drive to collect non-perishable items for Kerr Street Missions. Join us for a great way for our community and kids to help others while having fun , ...

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Feature Events:

  • Let's Talk!

    On November 13 at 8 pm, join HCCReads for a virtual discussion with author Shelia Watt-Cloutier on her book, ‘The Right to be Cold’ which gives an authentic perspective and personal reflection on the challenges impacting Northern Canada. Get your copy for your local library Sign up here for tickets to the Virtual Discussion

  • Let's Haunt Hunger

    On Oct 31 from 9 am to 1 pm, join OakvilleReady, HEN & the Town of Oakville for a Halloween-themed Contactless Food Drive to collect non-perishable items for Kerr street Missions. Come in costume to win some great prizes! Come out & give back to the community as we ‘haunt’ hunger! Click here for more information

  • Food Waste Month

    This month is October Food Waste Month! With the launch of the ‘Make Every Bite Count’ Report and Infographic, we’ll be sharing facts, tips & tricks on how to reduce your food waste. Join HaltonFood Food Waste Challenge to see how you do! HEN Food Loss & Waste

  • International Environmental Film Festival

    The time to act (and watch) is now. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about environmental issues and to hear from some of the movement’s most interesting voices on what role you can play. https://planetinfocus.org/2020-festival/

  • Tulip Test Gardens

    HEN is supporting a global Citizen Science project by Journey North. We have sourced the Red Emperor tulips that will be used in this climate project and are making them available locally, along with educational support. To get started, visit the HEN website for details on how to order bulbs and find pickup locations across Halton. Get your Tulips here

  • Pop-up, Clean-up

    It’s time to Pop-Up and Clean-Up in order to clean up green spaces, urban landscapes, and waterways across the Halton Community. Email afreen@haltonenvironment.ca or sign up using the link. bit.ly/HENpopup

  • Dig-in-to-Gardening Weekly Webinar Series

    “Dig-in to Gardening”, a new weekly series taking place Wednesdays at 1 pm. Updated webinar details will be posted weekly on Halton Food’s Twitter and Facebook. https://www.haltonfood.ca/