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Halton Hills is home to numerous community groups that are known for their passion and the great events that they produce!



Credit Valley Artisans

The Credit Valley Artisans is a Non- profit organization supporting the arts in Halton Hills. It offers memberships and course in the arts.
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Halton Hills Cultural Roundtable

The Halton Hills Cultural Roundtable is a registered non profit group and it's mission is "helping culture grow" in Halton Hills.
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Norval Community Association

A nonprofit group involved in municipal issues that affect the village, such as future development, roads and traffic.
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2017 Georgetown Terry Fox Run

During the summer of 1980, Terry Fox ran through Georgetown on his Marathon of Hope.
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Not-So-Empty-Bowls

Credit Valley Artisans is making 150 Bowls. Customers choose the bowl they want and have it filled with delicious soup from Heather’s Bakery in...
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Georgetown Fall Fair

The Georgetown Fall Fair will take place on September 8-10, 2017. You can pre-purchase weekend & midway passes from the Halton Hills Chamber of...
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3rd Annual Christmas in Georgetown - Handmade Craft Fair!

THE 3rd ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN GEORGETOWN - HANDMADE CRAFT FAIR will be back in Georgetown just in time for the holidays! Join us on Sunday, November 12.
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Willow Park Ecology Centre

Willow Park Ecology Centre - Halton's Outdoor Education Destination.
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Credit Valley Artisans

The CVA, a non-profit Community Service, was founded in 1975 to help to promote the Visual Arts in Halton Hills.

We invite you to join one of our four established guilds currently working within the CVA: Heritage HandWeavers and Spinners, Palette and Pencil Guild, Potters and Sculptors and Stained Glass Artisans.

The CVA provides the follow:
-Unique and low cost courses
-Christmas Sales
-Low cost annual membership fees
-Our home - Cedarvale Cottage
-Use of guilds' equipment
-Flexible hours of access for members to the cottage

To learn more about the Credit Valley Artisans please visit their website.

Credit Valley Artisans Facebook Page

 

 


 

Halton Hills Cultural Roundtable

HHCR is a community non profit organization, funded at arm’s length by The Town of Halton Hills. HHCR provides support to organizations, individuals and businesses in the following sectors: Arts, Heritage, Culture and Volunteer.

Support takes many forms, from advising on grant application readiness, whether or not to incorporate your organization, what insurance you should hold for your projects, and how to brand your organization and projects.

For more information please visit their website.

Halton Hills Cultural Roundtable Facebook Page

 

Norval Community Association

Norval is going to be celebrating Canada's 150th birthday all throughout 2017 with a variety of events and celebrations! Visit our calendar of events to see what's happening!

Explore Norval where Lucy Maud Montgomery lived for 9 years. Visit the historic sites Montgomery photographed and wrote about in her personal journals.

Norval is family friendly offering beautiful nature trails along the Credit River. McNab Park on Noble Street provides excellent fishing, riverside trail and areas for family picnics.

The Willow Park Ecology Centre provides fascinating nature programs for all ages. Parking is available on Mary Street.

The village of Norval was settled by 1820. Today many buildings remain, including our 3 historic churches which are open to the public.

You will discover our Pioneer Cemeteries, the former home of Lucy Maud Montgomery, the Heritage Garden in Norval Park, our unique Analemmatic Sundial and Willow Park Ecology Centre. Norval is proud of the many century buildings including two Heritage Designated properties the Norval Disciples of Christ Church and Lilac Lawns.

To learn more please visit their website

Halton Hills Cultural Roundtable Facebook Page

 

2017 Georgetown Terry Fox Run

During the summer of 1980, Terry Fox ran through Georgetown on his Marathon of Hope. He ran along highway 7, stopped at the top of Norval Hill and was greeted by thousands who lined the route, made him homemade food, gave him cards, donated what they could and wished him well. Each year since, the Georgetown Terry Fox Run has endevoured to achieve the goal Terry never lived to see: a cure for cancer. On Sunday, September 17, join us at the Gellert Centre in Georgetown South as we stand against cancer, remember Terry and enjoy a beautiful day of friends, family and fundraising. Walk, roll, run or jog the 5k loop. Pets are welcome. Free pizza, drinks and Terry Fox memorabilia will be available. But most of all: when cancer's last day comes; know that you did your part to make Terry's dream come true.

For more information, please visit their website .

Halton Hills Cultural Roundtable Facebook Page 2017 Georgetown Terry Fox Run Twitter Page

 

Not-So-Empty-Bowls

“Not-so-Empty-Bowls” event
September 30 2017, 11am – 3pm
Norval Presbyterian Church.

Credit Valley Artisans is making 150 Bowls. Customers choose the bowl they want and have it filled with delicious soup from Heather’s Bakery in Georgetown, along with delicious goodies. There will also be 150 small “Canada 150” paintings for sale to the public. All profits will go to the LM Montgomery Museum in Norval as a Canada 150 project.

Learn more at their website or contact Carolyn at 905-877-2579.

Halton Hills Cultural Roundtable Facebook Page 2017 Georgetown Terry Fox Run Twitter Page

 

Georgetown Fall Fair

The Georgetown Fall Fair will take place on September 8-10, 2017.

Come and help us celebrate Canada's 150 birthday.

If you enjoy a Demolition Derby, Truck Pull, agricultural animals and displays, craft items, entertainment, a beer tent, midway rides and children's activities, then the Georgetown Fall Fair is here for you.

Friday from 5:00pm, we highlight youth activities with midway rides, musical events and social times. Saturday showcases the Baby Show, Agricultural Education Tent, Demolition Derby, beer tent, musical interludes and antique and modern equipment displays. As Sunday is family day, we have the Rabbit Show, Children's Pet Show Kiddie Tractor Pull and our super sized 4x4 Truck and Tractor Pull.

Most events are open throughout the fair so don't miss our Homecraft Exhibits, train ride, food concessions midway rides,stage events, the Knights of Columbus beer tent, merchandise vendors,Silent Auction and local talent.

Help us carry on the 171 year tradition which our ancestors created to bring together the social and economic community. Wear Canada proudly and come see us at the fair.

Admissions

WEEKEND PASS - $20
CHILDREN 6 AND UNDER - Free
CHILDREN 7 - 12 - $3.00 Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
ADULTS - $8.00 Friday, $10.00 Saturday, $8.00 Sunday
HST included in all admissions

Weekend & Midway passes are now available for purchase from the Halton Hills Chamber of Commerce! Learn more.

Hours of Operation

Friday - 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday - 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

For more information please visit the Georgetown Fall Fair website.

Georgetown Fall Fair Facebook Page Georgetown Fall Fair Twitter Page Georgetown Fall Fair Flickr Page

 

3rd Annual Christmas in Georgetown - Handmade Craft Fair!

THE 3rd ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN GEORGETOWN - HANDMADE CRAFT FAIR will be back in Georgetown just in time for the holidays! November 12 from 9 AM - 4 PM at Christ the King Secondary School.

This event will feature:
* Over 70 Handmade/Homemade Vendors
* Refreshment Station
* The first 50 shoppers will recieve a free swag bag!

We will once again be accepting non-perishable food donations at the door, in support of the Georgetown Bread Basket.

For more information, please visit their website .

3rd Annual Christmas in Georgetown - Handmade Craft Fair! Facebook Page Georgetown Fall Fair Twitter Page Georgetown Fall Fair Flickr Page

 

Willow Park Ecology Centre

Willow Park Ecology Centre, Norval (access off Mary Street at Highway 7, Norval)

Willow Park Ecology Centre (WPEC), Norval is a nature preserve ideal for nature study, education, experiential learning, passive recreation, and relaxation - located in the charming hamlet of Norval, within the Town of Halton Hills, Ontario, Canada - with access off Mary Street at Highway 7, Norval.

The award-winning Ecology Centre serves as an outdoor education resource operated by the WPEC volunteer Board of Directors, part-time staff, and network of volunteer supporters. The Centre exists to educate schoolchildren and the general public about ecology and the environment through programs and events, and to provide natural habitat for wildlife in the ravine. It offers year-round fun and engaging, nature-based programs and events for children, teens and adult volunteers and learners in a visitor-friendly 5-acre outdoor space.

The scenic park is located in the floodplain bounded by the West Branch of the Credit River (Silvercreek) and the main Credit River, within the Credit Valley and Hungry Hollow Centre for Biodiversity. It includes a board-walked wetland, a rehabilitated riverine shoreline, a snake hibernaculum, interpretive Tree Trail, as well as vegetated areas planted to attract specific wildlife.

The site was transformed by the group through community and partner engagement starting in the late 80’s. It was changed from a grassy trailer park into a scenic series of diverse ecosystems. Local volunteers have carried through with an ambitious plan to encourage natural regeneration in Willow Park. Today, the site has reached early succession, and provides a home to a growing number of native Ontario habitats, plants and animals. Building on their successes, the group has now embarked on an upstream restoration project by establishing the Hungry Hollow Collaborative and seeking grant funding. The work has ensued over 2 years and was awarded a Recognition of Merit from the Credit Valley Conservation for improving the natural health of the Hungry Hollow Environmentally Sensitive Area.

In addition to the program and event offerings of the Centre, the park is open to the public for passive recreational use from dawn to dusk in partnership with the Town Parks system, and the Credit Valley Conservation.

To learn more, please visit their website .



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