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WEEKEND ROUNDUP – May 3, 2019

Posted: May 3, 2019

Happy weekend, and happy new month! May has to be one of our favourite months –
flowers are blooming, trees are budding, the sun is setting later, and spring projects are
being made, hello gardens and home renos. May is a good month, and the events happening
across our communities this weekend are a great way to kick start the month. Whatever
you get up to this weekend, whether it is a community event or a household project, have a
fun!

Ancaster
For vegans, vegetarians, or those interested in a greener lifestyle, head to VeggieFest at the
Ancaster Fairgrounds this Saturday for a plant-based and eco-living festival. Spend the day
listening to speakers, participate in workshops and shop from green exhibitors.

Burlington
Head to the Burlington Made Craft Market on Saturday, May 4th and shop thousands of
unique handmade items. Enjoy live music and gourmet food and drink. Spend the day
celebrating and supporting some of the most talented makers, artists and small business
owners from Halton, Toronto, Hamilton, and Niagara at this lively craft show.

Green Up Tree Plant Day hosted by the Burlington Green Environmental Association takes
place this Saturday throughout Burlington. People from around the city are volunteering
their time to plant trees at Brant Hills Park. This year, the group will be planting six
different types of native trees to enhance the natural ecosystem at the park. Stay tuned for
their “TLC” (Tree Loving Care) event on Saturday, September 28th, 2019.

Hamilton
Lace up your runners and hit the stairs at Tim Horton’s Field this Saturday for the annual
Climb for Cancer event. Climb for one hour to support your community, healthcare and
education. #stepinfront

Have you ever wondered what it looks like inside some of those old buildings in Hamilton,
and surrounding areas? This weekend is your chance to peek inside, and step back in time
through Doors Open Hamilton. Explore Hamilton’s rich history, culture and architecture
while visiting over 50 participating sites.

Stoney Creek
History buffs, join Greg Armstrong, President of the Stoney Creek Historical Society for a
historical walking tour of the downtown Stoney Creek area. The tour will discuss
prominent families, businesses and buildings both in the downtown core and along some
residential streets. The tour will begin at 1pm at the Stoney Creek Legion and will finish at
the Powerhouse between 2-3pm. This is event is free to everyone!