Upcoming Local Environmental Events

Take Action Burlington

Spring has sprung and even though it doesn’t feel like spring, there are a number of community events taking place. These include clean-up events (one of which will be profiled in an upcoming blog), an eco-film festival, events hosted by the city’s Sustainable Development Committee and Burlington Cycling Committee and more. Please visit www.burlington.ca/environment regularly for updates and for further information about the following events.

Date Event Location

April 9

8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Building Permit Information Session Rona Lansing, 1830 Ironstone Dr.
April 9

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tansley United Church 5th Annual Electronics Recycling Dropoff Day 2111 Walkers Line
April 15 – 22

City of Burlington environmental displayCity of Burlington Environment Display

Burlington Public Library, 2331 New St.
April 16

8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Building Permit Information Session Home Depot, 3050 Davidson Ct.
April 19

8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Low Carbon Climate Resilient Cities Event David Braley Health Sciences Centre, McMaster University, 100 Main St. W., 2nd Floor
April 20

8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Critical Role for Electric Mobility Event David Braley Health Sciences Centre, McMaster University, 100 Main St. W., 2nd Floor
April 23

Clean Up: 9 a.m. to noon.

Eco-Fair Celebration: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

2016 Clean Up Day posterBurlingtonGreen Clean Up and Eco-Fair Celebration

Clean Up: Various Locations

Eco-Fair Celebration – Burlington Central Library and bandshell area.

April 23

1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Earth Day Lego Club Joseph Brant Museum, 1240 North Shore Blvd. E.
April 27

7 to 9 p.m.

2016 cycling seminars

Burlington Cycling Committee Cycling Seminar – Awesome Bike Gear for 2016

Burlington Public Library, 2331 New St.
April 30

8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Building Permit Information Session

 

Lowe’s, 3270 Harrison Ct.
April 30

10 to 11:30 a.m.

 

Burlington Cycling Committee Cycling Seminar – Bike Maintenance 101 Burlington Public Library, 2331 New St.
May 4

7 to 8:30 p.m.

Burlington Cycling Committee Cycling Seminar – Bike Maintenance 101

 

Burlington Public Library, 2331 New St.
May 5

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Film begins at 7 p.m.

BurlingtonGreen Eco Film FestivalBurlingtonGreen Eco Film Festival – Just Eat It

Burlington Public Library, 2331 New St. (Centennial Room)
May 7

9 a.m. to noon

Kerncliff Park Spring Clean Up Kerncliff Park, 2198 Kerns Rd.
May 7

2 to 3 p.m.

Burlington Cycling Committee Cycling Seminar – Bike Safety

Burlington Public Library, Alton Branch
May 8

1 to 3 p.m.

 

Sustainable Development's Jane's WalkSustainable Development Committee hosts a Jane’s Walk event

Spencer Smith Park (meet at the compass near Discovery Landing)
May 9 – 15

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

8 a.m. to noon on Sunday

Compost Giveaway Halton Waste Management Site, 5400 Regional Rd. 25, Milton
May 14

2 to 3:30 p.m.

Burlington Cycling Committee Cycling Seminar – Bike Maintenance 101 Burlington Public Library, Alton Branch

 

May 16

7 to 8 p.m.

Burlington Cycling Committee Cycling Seminar – Bike Safety Burlington Public Library, 2331 New St.
May 28

9 a.m. to noon

2016 Green Up EventBurlingtonGreen Green Up Event

Beachway Park, 1100 Lakeshore Rd.
May 30 – June 3 Bike to School Week
June 1

7 to 9 p.m.

 

Burlington Cycling Committee Cycling Seminar – Bike Infrastructure Around the World Burlington Public Library, 2331 New St.
June 2

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Film begins at 7 p.m.

BurlingtonGreen Eco Film Festival – This Changes Everything Burlington Public Library, 2331 New St. (Centennial Room)
June 3-10

World Environment Day - June 5City of Burlington Environment Display

Burlington Public Library, 2331 New St.
June 4

10 to 11 a.m.

Burlington Cycling Committee Cycling Seminar – Bike Safety Burlington Public Library, 2331 New St.
June 4

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Special Waste Drop-off Day Burlington Closed Landfill, 291 North Service Rd.
June 5

1 to 5 p.m.

Appleby Line Street Festival Appleby Line between New St. and Fairview St.
June 6-12 Ontario Local Food Week
June 25 Love My Hood Ward 6 Community Festival Palladium Way and Palladium Park

Take Action Burlington! Collectively we can make a difference.

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