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A Message From Mr. Matt Jelly

This is a quick notice to let you know about a community cleanup event happening tomorrow morning in the Balsam neighbourhood, hosted by Parkview Secondary School. The cleanup happens tomorrow (Friday May 21st) at 10:30 am til 11:30 am, followed by a BBQ from 11:30 til 12:30. All are welcome to join the group and help beautify the neighbourhood. Hats off to Walter Bogul and the students of Parkview for taking this on- it’s always great to see citizens taking part to make the City a better place to live, work and play, and great to see educators inspiring young people to care about their neighbourhood. If you have some free time, please come down and lend a hand!

Also- on a completely unrelated note, I’ll be playing a show tomorrow night at This Ain’t Hollywood (345 James St. North) with Lee Reed and Nilla. It’s my unofficial birthday party, and I’m anticipating a great night of music. The show starts around 9 pm, and cover is 8 dollars, or 6 dollars with a canned good.

Busy Mayday!

Wow what a day, I was so busy I didn’t even get a chance to check out the buskers on Locke St. Today in Hamilton if you didn’t know was Door’s Open, Makers Market, MayDay Fest and Garbage Crawl Part One, tomorrow is Part Two at Beasley skatepark!

Here’s some pictures I took today, enjoy.

Bands played at the MayDay stage.

They also had PlanB Organic Farms, yummy!

Also a lot of non-profits had booths under the much need tent on the off and on rain. Lots of the stalls were all about Organic Farming.

Local brewing company Nickel Brook was also there filling up the old Pepper Jack patio! The people at Nickel Brook were enjoying the love Hamilton folks give to a local brewery and how a lot of local pubs are taking Labatt out and putting them in! Good Stuff support local businesses like Nickel Brook not just because you hate labatt’s but because they make quality stuff, hire locals and also try and support local causes!

The folks filling in the patio seem to be enjoying the festive fun! Its nice to see the old Pepper Jack’s patio open again!

The ladies of local roller derby were hard at work today cleaning the city as part of Garbage Crawl its nice to see even on the weekend Hamilton folks care about their city!

Also as part of doors open I got to take a look into a local solar home, rain barrels, solar heating, solar water heating the whole nine yards!

More Updates for April

Hamilton Public Book Sale is April 12 till April 17!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Its somewhere in Jackson Square, next up fooooooooodddd…..

April 9,10, 11 at Copps comes the Food & Drink Fest! $12 for a day of food and drink, what could be better?

Since it seems to be Environmental time as well…………………

Treehugger has a couple interesting articles. Above the cigarette carpet which I think Hamilton could have a industry in these.

Team up and clean up! April 19-25 is Hamilton’s clean up week!!! On that note By Law Crawl goes crazy in May with Garbage Crawl and a special emphasis on cleaning up stuff with seperate bags just for Tim Hortons! We all love Tims but wouldn’t we love them more if they were a super environmental company???

Also in Treehugger links thought I’d share this disturbing one……