Monday, October 2, 2017     Marion Goard     Community News and Events

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Welcome to the harvest season! It seems that almost overnight the leaves changed colour and the temperature dropped, ushering us into autumn and all the fun that comes with it! There are a variety of exciting events happening in the City of Burlington and this month, it's all about enjoying nature, being entertained and giving back!

Fall Into Nature Hikes – October 7-9 and 14-15
Immerse yourself in the beauty of the fall season at all seven of Conservation Halton's main parks: Crawford Lake, Rattlesnake Point, Hilton Falls, Kelso, Mountsberg, Mount Nemo and Robert Edmondson! Activities include chairlift rides to the top of the Escarpment, wagon rides through the park, educational and interactive programs, children's activities and much more! Visit http://www.conservationhalton.ca/fallintonature for more info.

Halton Forest Festival Public Day – October 14
Taking place in conjunction with Conservation Halton's Fall into Nature event, Halton Forest Festival Public Day will allow visitors to experience a variety of fun activities and presentations while gaining knowledge to help enjoy and conserve local forests. Forest Festival will take place at Rattlesnake Point from 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Aldershot Farm Market – October 14
Enjoy a stroll to White Oaks Plaza where you can shop a variety of local farm and handcraft vendors. There will also be live music to enjoy. Visit www.aldershotbia.com for more info.

Liv On – October 18
This inspirational show is a collaborative project by multiple Grammy Award-winner Olivia Newton-John, SOCAN Award-winner Amy Sky and Grammy Nominee Beth Nielsen Chapman. Let the music uplift you! The show will take place at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Visit http://www.burlingtonpac.ca for tickets.

2nd Annual Ride to Provide – October 20
Food for Life and Burlington Food Bank will be hosting a fun indoor cycling event suitable for all levels at World Tour Indoor Cycling, where riders will take part in a thrilling, two-hour indoor ride relay. Top cycling instructors will lead participants through the ride on a large, indoor screen. There will also be live music, refreshments and prizes! All proceeds from this event will go towards fighting hunger in the community. Visit http://www.worldtourindoorcycling.com.


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