Discovery at the Fishway

Friday’s from May – June | 2:30PM
Fishway, Cootes Paradise – Hamilton, ON
Watch RBG ecologists at work as they assist migrating fish to their spawning grounds in Cootes Paradise Marsh! The Fishway is located at the outlet of Cootes Paradise Marsh, a short walk from Princess Point accessed along the Desjardins Trail.
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Yoga at the Gardens: Spring

Saturdays till June 22nd, 2024 | 10AM
Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington ON
Louise Vien focuses on lengthening the spine, opening the body, and quieting the mind through stretching and strengthening poses, yogic breathing, and grounding exercises. Suitable for all levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. You may bring your personal yoga blocks and belts if needed. A great way to start your weekend and reduce stress to achieve overall well being.
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Bronte Creek Open Mic Coffeehouse

June 1st, 2024 | 10AM – 3PM
Bronte Creek Provincial Park – 1219 Burloak Dr, Oakville ON
Bronte Creek Provincial Park is hosting an open mic coffeehouse on the evening of June 1st! This is a unique experience and something they’ve never done before!
Come by to enjoy live music! Plus, sign up to perform.
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Tots n’ Pots

June 6th, 2024 | 10AM – 11:30 AM
Oakville Museum – 8 Navy St, Oakville ON
A special gardening program for young children to try out their green thumbs at the Oakville Museum! Children will have lots of fun planting seeds, decorating containers, and making flowering crafts. The perfect way to introduce young children to an unparented program experience while exploring the historic Erchless gardens!
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Enchanted Garden Market

June 8th, 2024 | 10AM – 3PM
707 Galaxy Club – 475 North Service Rd E, Oakville ON
Don’t miss this one day market, the Enchanted Garden Market, taking place at the Galaxy 707, located at 475 North Service Road East, in Oakville. This hand-crafted experience, brings the best of small businesses and makers in the community, including candles, jewelry, decor, crochet and knits, loads of delicious treats and so much more. This market is the perfect opportunity to discover amazing artisans in your area and to support local. With up to 60 talented vendors, we aim to offer a wide range of great brands. Also in effect, will be a lovely tea lounge, to relax and connect with friends and members of the community.
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The Clothing Swap

Till June 10th | 5PM
Meg’s Octopus Garden – 453 Brant Street, Burlington ON
@lostnfoundchic has teamed up with @megsoctopusgarden for this awesome event! Join us in our summer clothing swap where you can swap shop for basically FREE! Spend the next little bit clearing out any of your excess or unwanted items.
All items in the swap will be first come first serve. Any excess donations will be donated towards the @haltonwomensplace. Any monetary donations will be donated towards @shifrahomes.
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Sound of Music Festival

June 13th – 16th, 2024
Spencer Smith Park – 1400 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington ON
Canada’s largest free outdoor music festival is back! Check out everything we have to offer, this Father’s Day weekend in beautiful Downtown Burlington. We have something for everyone – from live family friendly performers on Streetfest, to rides and games at the Midway; a wide selections of eats at the food trucks to shopping and samples from our craft & retail vendors; and of course three stages filled with your favourite artists for four days!
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Culinary Kids Club

Every Sunday till June 16th, 2024 | 1:30PM – 3:30PM
Ireland House Museum – 2168 Guelph Line, Burlington, ON
Culinary Kids Club is a once monthly drop-off program at Ireland House Museum on Sunday afternoons between 1:30 – 3:30 pm. Culinary Kids Club is a hands-on program, designed for children between the ages of 8 – 12 years old.
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Oakville Film Festival

June 19th – 25th, 2024
Oakville, ON
The 2024 Oakville Film Festival is celebrating 11 years as Oakville’s only independent film festival. Over 7 days, The Oakville Film Festival presents over 100 of the best Canadian, local, and international narrative and documentary films, plus short films and web series. The Festival celebrates cinema with GALAS, parties, music and entertainment, and star appearances from the worlds of film and culture. Some films are also available online during the festival.
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RBG After Dark: Summer Pride Party

June 20th, 2024 | 6PM – 10PM
Rock Garden – 1185 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON
Celebrate Pride with us at our Summer Pride Party! Join RBG at The Rock Garden as we honor Queer Artists and Entertainers at this month’s After Dark event. Featuring performances by local LGBTQ artists and drag performers, as well as interactive games and activities, guests can enjoy RBG’s food and beverage offerings while reveling in the festivities. Don’t miss out on this lively celebration at RBG’s After Dark: Summer Pride Party.
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Something Else! Festival

June 20th – June 22nd
Hamilton, ON
If you’re looking for a unique way to experience arts and music in the city, SOMETHING ELSE! Festival is the perfect stop this summer. Taking place in various settings across the city, the festival celebrates creative music, new jazz traditions, and adventurous art across all disciplines. With a jam-packed lineup of events. you can groove to the music all weekend long.
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Bronte Lake Notes

June 20th & June 27th | 7PM – 9PM
Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park – 2340 Ontario St, Oakville ON
Bronte Lake Notes is returning to the Sails Stage every Thursday at 7pm in Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park. Featuring contemporary music from hot local bands, the FREE concerts are for everyone – young and old – and invite audiences to dance, sing and celebrate together while enjoying gorgeous views of the harbour. This event is presented by The Bronte Historical Society and sponsored by the Bronte BIA.
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June 21st – June 23rd
Gage Park – 100 Main St E, Hamilton ON
Bring the whole family to experience the largest Francophone festival in Ontario when FrancoFEST comes to Gage Park this summer. The weekend-long is a celebration of francophone art and culture, including concerts, family activities, and creative adventures.
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An Evening at the Brant Inn

June 22nd, 2024 | 6PM – 11PM
Marquis Gardens at the Waterfront Hotel – 2020 Lakeshore Rd., Burlington ON
Step back in time to the golden era of the Brant Inn! Enjoy an evening of dining, dancing, drinks, and swing music as we celebrate Burlington’s iconic entertainment venue of the 1940s, 50s, and 60s. The night will include hors d’oeuvres, a 3-course dinner, dance lessons and demonstrations from danceScape, and live music from Smooth Blend Jazz Quartet. This event is a fundraiser for the Museums of Burlington, raising funds for the preservation of our collections and continued development of educational programming.
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