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RBG taking Christmas trees to build new Chedoke polution barrier

The Royal Botanical Gardens are looking for ca. 1,300 Christmas trees to construct a rampart to help block the flow of pollution into the marsh. The RBG is looking for an additional 1,500 trees for extending the Grindstone Creek barrier, … Continue reading

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A Charlie Brown Christmas Vespers

A Sunday-afternoon vespers service, featuring live performances of music from A Charlie Brown Christmas at St. Paul’s Church in Westdale.

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Westdale Living Advent Calendar 2019

Westdale resident Lisa Mertz introduced this lovely Swiss tradition to our community. Each day a decorated window will be revealed in homes around the neighbourhood. You are invited to take a stroll and enjoy the sights! Click here to open … Continue reading

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Book Launch: Cootes Paradise Writers Anthology, June 25th

Sanctuary: A Cootes Paradise Writers Anthology, is a collection of poetry and short prose written by Cootes Paradise Writers, a collection of seasoned and aspiring writers attending a series of poetry workshops held at McMaster, and edited by long-time Westdale … Continue reading

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Cleanup results

On a chilly Saturday, April 27th, ward 1 councillor Maureen Wilson joined a crew of AWWCA and BIA volunteers to collect trash from alleys and roads near the centre of Westdale. We made a dent.

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Churchill Park Public Art Project – Public Consultation

$200,000 has been allocated by the City for an art installation in Churchill Park (between the Aviary and Ravine Road). Six submissions were short-listed from 44 submissions by a citizen jury and now the City is accepting comments from the … Continue reading

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“Hug a Hub” neighbourhood-association dinner & social, March 1st

If you are an AWWCA member and would like to attend, please email info@awwca.ca before February 18th. There is no charge for attendees.

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Call for artists for Churchill Park public art

  The City of Hamilton is seeking professional Artists or Artist-Led Teams to create a permanent Public Art work(s) to be located along a new path in the western section of Churchill Park, also known as the Royal Botanical Gardens … Continue reading

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Ward 1 Candidates Forum on Tues., Oct. 16th

The Strathcona Community Council is hosting a Ward 1 Candidates Forum on Tuesday, October 16th from 7 to 9 pm at The Hamilton Christian Fellowship church (HCF), 135 Strathcona St. N. (at Corner of Tom st.). “This is a chance meet all … Continue reading

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Plans for student condos at Main West / West Park / Sanders

The planners for the proposed student-condo development at the Binkley Public School (later Colin Macdonald School) site have posted information about the plans for the building and site: https://sandersgardencondo.urbanshare.info/ There’s quite a bit to digest and no-one on the board has … Continue reading

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