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Spring

Spring is a great time to visit Halton Hills and take in the natural beauty of the area.

Here’s some great ideas for the season:
• Take a hike through one of our many conservation areas
• Go bird watching at Willow Park Ecology Centre
• Explore the many shops of our local downtowns
• Dust off your bike and take a ride around town
• Enjoy one of the local theater productions



Spring Gala

Dinner and auction brought to you by the Rotary Club of Acton.
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Explore Our Bruce Trail

Hike the Bruce Trail.
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Your #1 Hiking Guide in Halton: Loops & Lattes

Halton Hikes: Loops & Lattes with a Foreword by singer-songwriter and Niagara Escarpment admirer Sarah Harmer Want to reduce stress, spend time...
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Earth Day

Earth Day is a time to celebrate our home and work to keep it sustainable for future generations.
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Norval's Garden of the Senses

The Lucy Maud Montgomery Children’s Garden of the Senses!
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Bruce Trail

The Bruce Trail, Canada's oldest and longest marked footpath, has numerous access points within Halton Hills.
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Candlelight Tributes

Candlelight Tributes is an annual event that honours those who have served in the Cause of Peace and Freedom.
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Spring Gala

Need some rejuvenation following this long and lingering winter? This year, the Rotary Club of Acton turns 70 years old, and we would like to celebrate with you. Come join with friends and strangers at our Spring Gala, including dinner and auction. One of the premier annual social events in town, this year’s gala will once again be held at the Acton Town Hall Centre, 19 Willow Street, Acton. The evening starts at 5:30pm, on Friday, May 4, 2017, with tickets available for $60 per person.

So come and enjoy a fabulous tapas meal, prepared once again by the Everton Academy of Culinary Arts – we’ve changed the dishes, but as always, they will be delicious. Between servings, participate in our live auction, with that fabulous auctioneer, Doug Donaldson, encouraging your bids. And don’t miss out on our silent auction, or the chance to mingle with old and new friends. You can even take a chance on one of our many prize draws.

For more information or online ticket purchases, head to Rotary Club of Acton. Tickets can also be purchased at Acton Optical (519-853-5133), located on the southeast corner of Mill and Elgin Streets, or from any member of the Rotary Club of Acton.

And don’t forget, not only will you have a great time, all the funds raised go to supporting the local and international causes to which Rotary has been committed for 70 years.

 

Explore Our Bruce Trail

Meet with fellow hikers and nature lovers at the Georgetown Marketplace parking lot, South of the grey building, and hike on the Bruce Trail and its side trails for two hours at a medium pace on moderate terrain for 6.5 km.

Please dress in appropriate attire for the weather and bring along snacks and water.

Free event.
Date: Sunday 29 April 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Contact person: Sara
Contact email: saramaedel@hotmail.com

 

Your #1 Hiking Guide in Halton: Loops & Lattes

Halton Hikes: Loops & Lattes
with a Foreword by singer-songwriter and Niagara Escarpment admirer Sarah Harmer

Want to reduce stress, spend time with friends and family, feel healthier and have fun? Then lace up a pair of walking shoes and hit the trails.
Building on the success of Caledon Hikes: Loops & Lattes, Nicola Ross’s latest hiking guide, Halton Hikes: Loops & Lattes, expands into new hiking territory.
Nicola describes 37 routes that will appeal to casual walkers as well as seasoned hikers. Her loops all begin and conveniently end at the same location, so there’s no need to drop a car or to retrace one’s footsteps. Ranging in length from 3.6 to 24.8 kilometres, each is accompanied by a detailed map, precise directions, loads of colour photos and a smattering of local lore.

Halton Hikes features routes in Oakville and Burlington, along the cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment near Campbellville, Milton, Acton, Georgetown and Glen Williams, and into the rural areas just across the border near Eden Mills, Rockwood, Erin, Cheltenham and Terra Cotta. If you live in or visit the Greater Toronto Area and the Golden Horseshoe, Halton Hikes: Loops & Lattes will provide you with days of enjoyment.

208 pages, soft cover, full colour, sewn binding
Retail Price: $24.95
Wholesale Price: $15 to $18

For more information, please visit her website or e-mail nross@woodrising.com.

 

Earth Day

Earth Day is a time to celebrate our home and work to keep it sustainable for future generations. Halton Hills is hosting numerous Earth Day events over the next couple of weeks. You can: spend some time cleaning up your community, purchase and plant a tree for your yard, visit an Earth Day & Sustainability Fair, tour a local green business and more!

For more information on Earth Day events be sure to visit our Events Calendar!

Photo: Fairy Lake, Prospect Park

 

Norval's Garden of the Senses

The Norval Community Association is an organization of volunteers, along with assistance from many supporters, who have created The Lucy Maud Montgomery Children's Garden of The Senses.

This very special garden was lovingly created for its sensory nature, and the educational and therapeutic programs through the garden are of great benefit to everyone and is accessible to those with special needs.

Enjoy the fun, intrigue and interacting in the garden! The children will love it, as will the adults!

For more information, please visit this website

 

Bruce Trail

The Bruce Trail, Canada's oldest and longest marked footpath, has numerous access points within Halton Hills. The trail runs along the Niagara Escarpment and provides stunning views of the natural landscape. Within Halton Hills, the Bruce Trail wanders through beautiful locations such as Limehouse Conservation Area and Scotsdale Farm.

For more information on the Bruce Trail, and to purchase maps, please visit the Bruce Trail Conservancy website.

Photo: Limehouse Conservation Area

 

Candlelight Tributes

Candlelight Tributes is an annual event that honours those who have served in the Cause of Peace and Freedom. The commemorative ceremony inspires both young and old to learn more about Canada's military history and to pay tribute to those veterans who have contributed so much to our community.

Two walks will be held, one for over 1,000 school children in the morning who will also get to engage with veterans and the other walk in the evening will be for the general public. Candles are available for a nominal fee for all those that participate which will then be placed on the cenotaph.

The Children's Silent walk will take place at 10:30am, children will meet at the Georgetown Fairgrounds Park and proceed to the Remembrance Park for the 11:00am ceremony the public is invited to join the children and veterans.

The silent walk will be held May 3, 2018, those that can walk please meet at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 120 at 27 Mill St. Georgetown at 6:30pm and will proceed to the Remembrance Park at 7:00pm (sharp).

For more information please call 905-877-6198.

 

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