Programs Calendar

February 2024

Events List

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February 1, 2024  to  March 31, 2024
6 Feb
Halton Hills Lecture Series: A Story of Black History Told Through Art with Francesca Durham Adult

7:30 PM

This is a virtual program and will be offered through Zoom.

Black art stands as a testament to the resilience, innovation, and boundless imagination of these artists throughout history. In 2023 the Helson Gallery hosted the sixth annual Emancipation Art Exhibit, to explore and celebrate freedom though the perspectives of Black artists. Join us to learn more about this successful exhibition from Francesca Durham of the Halton Black History Awareness Society, as she relates how the exhibit served as a profound expression of the multifaceted Black experience, and the struggles, triumphs, and aspirations of a diverse community that has been both marginalized and celebrated.

You must register to attend this online program. Zoom link will be sent out to all participants the afternoon prior to the program date.

Registration opens on December 5th at 9:30 am and closes on February 6th at 3:00 pm.

This program is offered in partnership with CFUW-Georgetown.

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5 Mar
Halton Hills Lecture Series: Personal Awareness and Safety Tips Adult

7:30 PM| 9 Church Street, Georgetown, ON, L7G 2A3

This is a ticketed event. Tickets are obtained through the John Elliott Theatre Box Office.

The Personal Awareness and Safety Tips presentation aims to equip individuals with essential knowledge and practical strategies to enhance personal safety and promote a sense of awareness in various environments. This engaging and informative session will provide participants with valuable insights, empowering them to make informed decisions and take proactive measures to protect themselves and others from becoming a victim.

Nichelle Laus is a safety expert and former police officer who left the police force after 15 years to pursue her love of fitness. She is passionate about helping individuals transform not only physically but emotionally, physiologically, and mentally.

This program is offered in partnership with CFUW-Georgetown.

18 Mar
Halton Hills Lecture Series: Bird Friendly Communities - Conservation in Local Practice Adult

7:30 PM| 9 Church Street, Georgetown, ON, L7G 2A3

This is a ticketed event. FREE tickets are obtained through the John Elliott Theatre Box Office.

Municipalities are on the frontlines of conserving birds and biodiversity in Canada. Many of the problems facing wild bird populations already have solutions – practices that can be mobilized at a local level through grassroots organizing, knowledge translation, environmental stewardship, and policy change. Join us to learn about the various initiatives for the betterment of healthy bird populations that are ongoing in municipalities participating in the Bird Friendly Cities program by Nature Canada. Brendon Samuels, the local Bird Team coordinator for London, Ontario will share his experiences and provide suggestions of practical ideas that can help people to understand and coexist with birds, reduce key threats, and link bird conservation with climate action.

Brendon Samuels is a PhD candidate in the Department of Biology at Western University in London, Ontario, where he works at the Advanced Facility for Avian Research on research into strategies for preventing bird-window collisions. He also acts as the coordinator of the London Bird Team under the Bird Friendly Cities Program by Nature Canada and is the research coordinator for the Fatal Light Awareness Program (FLAP) Canada. When not at work, Brendon can usually be found tending to his naturalized garden and pet parrots.