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Calling all McMaster Students! Do grey water systems, composting toilets, and green roofs excite you? Green Venture is partnering with the Hamilton Sustainability Professionals Network with support from the McMaster Community-Campus Catalyst Grant to host an interactive tour and workshop at Green Venture's EcoHouse. After the workshop all participants will have the opportunity to submit an idea for an innovative EcoHouse display. The winner will receive funding to design and implement their submission at Green Venture. This is your chance to put your ideas into action!
HIVEX is the largest young professional conference in the Golden Horseshoe area, gathering over 300 YPs, community members, and city leaders anually to engage in topics on city development, personal branding, career development, personal growth, urban issues, politics, and more.
This year’s OFH Summit will take place on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at LiUNA Station, Hamilton. The Theme is “Shaping Democracy through Civic Engagement.” The Summit will bring residents, community partners, and key stakeholders together to explore barriers to civic participation and identify areas for improvement.
100In1Day is a global festival of citizen engagement happening again in Hamilton on Saturday, June 3, 2017. Pilot your idea to spark change on June 3rd and start your vision for a better city. Last year, more than 200 Hamiltonians led 170 urban actions - free for everyone to attend and participate in - all across the city.
SPN has got a lot going on this year for 100in1day happening on June 3rd.
On November 5, we are bringing 300+ emerging and established leaders, working professionals, post-secondary students, recent grads, entrepreneurs, artists, freelancers and more to The Cotton Factory for a full day of thought-provoking speakers and skill-building workshops.
Community service and volunteering take many forms and levels of commitment. This workshop is for those looking to take their involvement to the next level.
100 in 1 Day - June 4th - All Around Hamilton!!
Small Ideas. Big Change.
Saturday June 4th
Hamilton - anywhere, hosted by anyone (maybe you?)
June 4 100in1Day Hamilton - 48 interventions & counting!
100in1Day is a growing global movement that is changing how people interact with their cities. Join fellow community members in leading urban interventions - to date we have 48 registered interventions, which is amazing! Keep up the great work Hamilton!
Bike to Work Day is May 30th!!
Registration for bike to work and school day is now live at bikemonth.ca/biketoworkday so please register so we can ensure you're entered for prizes, a free t-shirt, and more. We are hoping to make this year bigger and better, so please invite your family and friends. For every person you invite over social media you will receive additional contest entries (be sure to use the hashtag #BTWD)! Best of all, this will help grow the movement and encourage more people to try cycling to make their commute healthier for themselves, the environment, and their community.
Register and attend the main event at Hamilton City Hall between 7am - 9am on Monday May 30th. The main address will take place at 8am. Refreshments and free swag will be provided!
Everyone and anyone is invited to attend workshops to develop their 100In1Day interventions – from idea to execution. Don't have an idea? That's what we're here for!
Where: Evergreen Community Storefront (294 James Street N.)
*New Date: May 13th – 7pm-9pm (Art Crawl)
Please join us for the third annual Green Jobs Networking Event. With the goal to connect students, recent graduates, community members, and Hamilton-based sustainability professionals, the event will feature a keynote speaker, roundtable discussions facilitated by sustainability professionals, and an informal networking session. A buffet breakfast is included.
In partnership with the Hamilton Sustainability Professionals Network (SPN) & Evergreen, we invite you to attend our Spring Community Marketplace @294JamesStN.
Drop by to visit and learn about more than 35 different groups and organizations working towards making Hamilton the best place to live. Art programming, activities for kids, and shopping opportunities galore!
Hope to see you there!
Drop by during Art Crawl to learn about 100in1Day Hamilton, upcoming workshops, and other opportunities for involvement! Join us in a mini-workshop, tell us your ideas for 100in1Day, and be part of a photo-exhibition being revealed on June 4th!
TreesCount Inventory & Urban Forest Tour of Westdale
WHEN: Tuesday August 19th from 6-7:30pm
WHERE: Churchill Park (beside the lawn bowling club at the corner of Haddon Ave. N and Marion Ave. N - see purple pin on the map below). Networking to follow at Snooty Fox Pub in Westdale.
Upwind / Downwind Networking and Tactical Urbanism