EVENTS

Events at a Glance


 

May  2018  Posted Values

 
4  May

CANCELLED Jane's Walk: LaSalle Park

 7:30pm - 8:30pm       50 North Shore Blvd E, Burlington, ON L7T 4A4, Canada
 
Unfortunately we have to CANCEL tonight's walk due to high winds causing a safety concern. We hope to see you at sunday's walk at bayfront park instead!  
 
Walk through forest and along the water’s edge on LaSalle Parks waterfront trail, with Bay Area Restoration Council’s Program Coordinator. Admire the views, learn about local flora and fauna, and discuss past and present environmental issues! Please meet at the start of the waterfront trail by the parking lot.
  • Friday May 4th; 7:30pm - 8:30pm
  • LaSalle Park - 50 North Shore Blvd E, Burlington, ON L7T 4A4,view map
  • Contact Christine Bowen at BARC (905.527.7111) for more information
  • Event hosted by BARC

6  May

Jane's Walk: Bayfront Park

 3:00pm - 4:00pm       200 Harbour Front Dr, Hamilton, ON L8L, Canada
  Take a stroll around Bayfront Park with Bay Area Restoration Council’s Program Coordinator, to learn about the history of the harbor, ongoing environmental issues and their restoration efforts, and fun facts about local plants and animals. Please meet under the pergola by the parking lot.
  • Saturday May 6th; 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Bayfront Park- 200 Harbour Front Dr, Hamilton, ON L8L, Canada
  • Contact Christine Bowen at BARC (905.527.7111) for more information
  • Event hosted by BARC
 
12 MAY

Designing your Native Landscape

 9:00am - 4:00pm      680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON L7T 4H4
 
Learn from the experts in native plants and natural landscaping how to design your yard to maximize water conservation and wildlife habitat. Topics will include the importance of pollinator habitat, working with your native soils, effective use of rainwater and designing and maintaining a native plant garden to fit your yard.
 
Workshop cost: 40$. Registration required
 
  • Saturday, May 12; 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • RBG centre, Cafe Annex. 680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON L7T 4H4
  • Erin Mallon at emallon@hrca.on.ca or 905-336-1158 x2285
  • Event hosted by Cootes to Escarpment Eco Park

June 2018

 
2 JUNE

BARC's 100 in 1 Celebration

 11:00am - 3:00pm      200 Harbour Front Dr, Hamilton, ON L8L 1C8
 
Bay Area Restoration Council is celebrating Hamilton's 100 in 1 festival!  Our involvement consists of two things, providing fun for the whole family! We have a fun and short, harbour themed relay and a display table with information about rain gardens and local wildlife.
 
 Join us at our kiosk, located under the pergola at Bayfront park! 
  • Saturday, June 2 ; 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Bayfront Park, 200 Harbour Front Dr, Hamilton, ON L8L 1C8
  • Contact Christine Bowen at BARC (905.527.7111) for more information.
 
11 JUNE

BARC'S 2018 Annual General Meeting

5:30pm - 8:00pm      HWT Centre, Discovery Drive, Hamilton
 
You're invited to our 2018 Annual General Meeting. Learn about BARC's activities, hear a terrific public lecture by one of the RAP's leading fish experts, and join the board and staff for a patio reception after at the water's edge.
 
AGENDA
 
Registration @ 5:30
 
Annual General Meeting @ 5:45
Welcome and Call to Order
Presidential Report
Minutes of 2017 Annual General Meeting
Actions of the Board of Directors
Financial Report
Appointment of Auditors
Election of Directors
Other business
Adjournment
 
BARC Awards Ceremony @ 6:15
 
Guest Lecture: Fish in the Harbour – Past, Present and Future @ 6:30
Christine Boston, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
 
Patio Reception @ 7:00
 
Beverages and light fare on the waterfront!
  • Monday, June 11; 5:30pm - 8:00pm
  • HWT Centre, Discovery Drive, Hamilton view map
July 2018
 
 
7 JULY

Hamilton Waterfest Dragon boat Race Festival

8:00am - 5:00pm      Bayfront Park, 200 Harbourfront Drive, Hamilton, ON 
  Rain or Shine, join BARC and Lively Dragon for this awesome fundraiser for BARC. It's a wonderful day of racing, a rhythm & bones band, a beer garden, raffle, and more! Come as a spectator, or join our racing team: the harbour huggers! No experience required. With a 20% subsidy by BARC, registration for the harbour huggers racing team is just $40 and can be done by contacting Steve at swatts@hamiltonharbour.ca.
  • Saturday, July 7, 2018; 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Bayfront Park, 200 Habourfront Drive, Hamilton
  • Contact Steve Watts at BARC (905.527.7111) or swatts@hamiltonharbour.a
  • Event hosted by Lively Dragon
 
25 July

Water Health Walk: Hike 1

 6:30pm - 8:30pm       Royal Botanical Gardens Arboretum, 1 Old Guelph Road, Dundas
  Bay Area Restoration Council is joining up with Hamilton Naturalist Club for a hike along the northern shoreline of Cootes Paradise. We will discuss water health, history, current issues and restoration efforts. We'll also observe fauna and flora along this beautiful path in our Carolinian region.
 
Meet on the porch the Nature Interpretive Centre.
 
Path is steep at some points. Wear good, close-toed shoes and be prepared for ticks. Parking Fee in effect. 
  • Wednesday, July 25; 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Royal Botanical Gardens Arboretum, 1 Old Guelph Road, Dundas view map
  • Contact Christine Bowen at BARC (905.527.7111) or cbowen@hamiltonharbour.ca for more information. 
  • Event hosted by Hamilton Naturalist Club

August 2018 

 
8 AUG

Water Health Walk: Hike 2

 6:30pm - 8:30pm      Princess Point, 199 Longwood Rd N, Hamilton
 
Bay Area Restoration Council is joining up with Hamilton Naturalist Club for a hike along the southern shoreline path edging Cootes Paradise. We will discuss water health, history, current issues and restoration efforts. We'll also observe fauna and flora along this beautiful path in our Carolinian region.
 
Meet at the end of the princess point parking lot, located at the end of Longwood Road North. 
 
Path is steep at some points. Wear good, close-toed shoes and be prepared for ticks. Parking Fee in effect.
  • Wednesday, August 8; 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • RBG Princess Point, 199 Longwood Road North, Hamilton view map
  • Contact Christine Bowen at BARC (905.527.7111) or cbowen@hamiltonhabour.ca for more information. 
  • Event hosted by Hamilton Naturalist Club
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