Experience - Upcoming Events

One Burlington, a continuing coalition of faith, cultural and community groups hosts the online multifaith World Religion Day on Sunday January 17th at 3pm. The InterFaith Council of Halton is co-host. Burlington's InterFaith Development Education Association and Hamilton's InterFaith Peace Group also endorse this inclusive event in which we affirm that humanity’s diverse, historic religious resources are essential to advancing the global civilization required for world peace and prosperity. To get more info or register, please eMail OneBurlingtonEvents@gmail.com

In February, One Burlington hosts an online educational musical presentation entitled Africville to promote unity in diversity during Black History Month and beyond. For more information / registration, please eMail OneBurlingtonEvents@gmail.com

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A Green I.D.E.A is an arts-based collective of three artists-educators who collaborate together in an arts initiative to support early learns using a Reggio-inspired, arts-based pedagogy. We would like to invite all children (6 years and older) and their families to join us virtually for 3 free hands-on workshops.

This project has been made possible through the City of Burlington's Arts and Culture Fund.

You are invited to 3 free hands-on virtual workshops!

Saturday, December 19, 2020 10 - 10:30 am

Sunday, December 20, 2020 4 - 4:30 pm

Monday, December 21, 2020 10 - 10:30 am (中文翻译)

Does plastic have any recycle value?

A Green I.D.E.A is an arts-based collective of three artists-educators who collaborate together in an arts initiative to support early learns using a Reggio-inspired, arts-based pedagogy. We would like to invite all children (6 years and older) and their families to join us virtually for 3 free hands-on workshops.

This project has been made possible through the City of Burlington's Arts and Culture Fund.

You are invited to 3 free hands-on virtual workshops!

Saturday, December 19, 2020 10 - 10:30 am

Sunday, December 20, 2020 4 - 4:30 pm

Monday, December 21, 2020 10 - 10:30 am (中文翻译)

Does plastic have any recycle value?

A Green I.D.E.A is an arts-based collective of three artists-educators who collaborate together in an arts initiative to support early learns using a Reggio-inspired, arts-based pedagogy. We would like to invite all children (6 years and older) and their families to join us virtually for 3 free hands-on workshops.

This project has been made possible through the City of Burlington's Arts and Culture Fund.

You are invited to 3 free hands-on virtual workshops!

Saturday, December 19, 2020 10 - 10:30 am

Sunday, December 20, 2020 4 - 4:30 pm

Monday, December 21, 2020 10 - 10:30 am (中文翻译)

The Burlington Performing Arts Centre’s 4th Annual Festival of Trees will be sparking yuletide joy in patrons who visit BPAC between Nov. 25th and Dec. 22nd. Pre-lit artificial Christmas trees, generously donated by Canadian Tire – Burlington Stores and sponsored by local businesses, will light up BPAC’s Lobby for over 4 weeks – until their silent auction ‘winners’ take them home for the holidays.

The Remembrance Day Races are Virtual Running & Walking Events to benefit Juno Beach Centre (junobeach.org).

Register now for one of three historically significant virtual race distances and receive a race kit including this beautiful, oversized, commemorative medal, along with a keepsake race bib, an imprinted neck gaitor or mask, a Remembrance Day Poppy, a beautifully printed Juno Beach D-Day souvenir map, and more! Then, run or walk your event distance of choice anytime between September 1 and November 28, 2020. $10 from each entry will go to support the Juno Beach Centre honouring those brave men and the sacrifices they made.

REMEMBRANCE RUN DISTANCES EXPLAINED

What is the “Strongpoint 1500m”?

Juno Beach (Normandy, France) was well fortified. Mines, barbed wire, and beach obstacles to Allied tanks and landing craft littered the sands. German machine guns, mortars, and artillery, often positioned in concrete bunkers, overlooked the likely Allied landing areas. Strongpoints in the German-held towns of Courseulles-sur-Mer, Bernières-sur-Mer, and Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer dominated the beaches.

Courseulles was the most heavily defended area attacked by British and Canadian forces on D-Day. The strongpoints at Courseulles and nearby Graye-sur-Mer contained a dozen concrete machine-gun posts covering a total of six artillery pieces overlooking the beach. Today, the Juno Beach Centre stands on the same ground as Stütz****t (Strongpoint) 31, located on Mike Red Sector of Juno Beach.

This shorter distance event (1500m) is for ideal children, older participants, and anyone else who does not want to run or walk the 8k or 21k distances. It is named for the strongpoint and 1500 metre stretch of beach overcome by the Royal Winnipeg Rifles, the 1st Hussars (6th Canadian Armoured Regiment), and the 6th Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers on D-Day.

What is the significance of the “Juno Beach 8K”?

D-Day, June 6th 1944, was among the greatest moments of the 20th century. The landings started the battle to liberate France from Nazi Germany. The Canadians stormed an 8-kilometre stretch of sand featuring coastal villages fortified into German strongholds. Code-named JUNO, some 14,000 Canadian soldiers with hometowns from coast to coast landed here. A further 7,000 British troops joined them. When you run this fall, you are running in remembrance of every Canadian or Allied soldier who landed at Juno Beach.

Why is it named the “Remembrance 21.1K”?

The total number of troops landed on Juno Beach on D-Day was approximately 21,000. We offer a half-marathon (which is 21.1 kilometres long), in honour of those troops.

Join us for a festive and re-imagined evening as we bring the Ireland House Museum experience to you at home. Order ahead, pick up your Victorian inspired meal, and follow our simple reheating instructions. Tune in via Zoom for live, musical entertainment and a hearth cooking demonstration.

Your meal is made from scratch using seasonal ingredients and includes:

•Parsnip soup
•Baked ham with chestnut stuffing
•Glazed beans and carrots
•Potatoes mashed with onions
•Dessert trio (samples of ginger cake, shortbread and sugar plums)
•Choice of beer, ginger beer or root beer by Nickel Brook

Place your order online at museumsofburlington.ca or call  905.332.9888 by December 4, for pick-up on December 11 between 1:00 -6:00 pm. Virtual entertainment begins at 7:00 pm. The cost is $35/person.



Burlington’s favourite fundraiser is back... social distance style! Presented by Cogeco, Soup Bowl To Go launches at the Art Gallery of Burlington on October 15, 2020 in a new format.

In an effort to support Burlington’s local restaurants, the Art Gallery of Burlington (AGB) is hosting this year’s Soup Bowl fundraiser to go! Bowl sales begin on Thursday, October 15, 2020 and the event runs from November 13 to 30, 2020.

Browse our online gallery and select a handcrafted, one-of-a-kind, ceramic bowl. Bowls are $55, and each purchase includes a voucher for a bowl of soup from one of the participating restaurants. After your purchase, you’ll be notified of dates and times available for you to pick-up your bowl from the gallery. When you arrive, you’ll be given a Soup Bowl Swag Bag that includes your bowl & soup voucher. Contact your restaurant of choice to book a time to redeem your soup voucher. Voucher redemption runs from November 13 to November 30, 2020, Be sure to check out your restaurant's guidelines on our website, as some limitations may apply!


Arts Burlington ONLINE Christmas Sale

Our Annual Christmas Sale has gone VIRTUAL! The Artists of the 6 Guilds at the Art Gallery of Burlington are busy making Art for you! 90+ artists each have their own webpage in the Online Sale, so you can shop from the comfort of your couch! Pottery, Photography, Carving, Weaving, Felting, Painting, Mixed Media, Hooked Art.... something for EVERYONE! Make this year's holiday gifting HANDMADE.

The sale runs all of November, but the site goes live October 15 for early bird viewing and purchases. Everything is handmade and one-of-a-kind, and as works are sold, new ones are put on offer, so stop in early and often, so you don't miss out!

This event is FREE to attend!