Community Cup
When: Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 9:00am
Where: Woodlands Park, 501 Barton Street East, Hamilton

Now in its fourth year in Hamilton, the Community Cup has grown to combine several family fun activities. A recreational soccer tournament is the heart of the Community Cup celebration, bringing different cultures together and facilitating teamwork, networking, and the creation of new friendships.

Liberian flag
When: Friday, July 22, 2016 - 6:00pm
Where: Narula's Banquet Hall, 1162 Barton Street East, Hamilton

The Federation of Liberian Associations in Canada Presents the First Annual Red, White & Blue Independence Gala & Cultural Celebration in support of the Liberian Learning Center Project by Empowerment Squared.

The Gala will feature a powerful tribute to heroes and heroines of the just ended ebola crisis as well as the powerful story behind the Liberian Learning Center Project by local Hamilton charity Empowerment Squared. There will be cultural performances, inspiring speakers, dancing, and a silent auction.

Hamilton World Music Festival
When: Friday, July 15, 2016 - 4:00pm
Where: Gage Park, Hamilton

Save the Date!

3rd Annual Hamilton World Music Festival
July 15 to 17, 2016
at Gage Park, Hamilton

From Newfoundland’s traditional songs to a very contemporary take on British folk, from eclectic global fusion to contemporary southern African jazz, this year’s line-up for the Hamilton World Music Festival once again brings the music of the world to our city’s doorstep.

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 9:00am
Where: Hamilton City Hall, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton

Learn how to start your own business and what programs and services are available to help your business!


  • How to start a business in 10 steps
  • Small business financing
  • Business model/business plan

Light Lunch will be provided. The presentation will be delivered in English and Mandarin. For more event information, please contact Matthew Huang at

When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 1:00pm
Where: Immigrants Working Centre, 8 Main Street East, Hamilton

Do you have questions about Service Canada programs? Get your answers at this information session! 

Learn about:

  • Federal, provincial, an municipal programs and services
  • Programs to welcome your baby
  • Varieties of Employment Insurance benefits available
  • Compassionate care benefits
  • Benefits for Parents of Critically ill Children
  • Financial assistance programs available to help refugees
  • And much more

For more information and to register, contact Vivyan at 905-529-5209 x 247

When: Sunday, July 10, 2016 - 11:00am
Where: Bayfront Park, 200 Harbour Front Drive, Hamilton

Come out and celebrate Eid on Sunday, July 10 at Bayfront Park from 11 am!

Featuring inflatables, bazaar, food and desert trucks, bubble soccer, exotic animals, horse and pony rides, spongebob and patrick, face painting, henna, prizes, and much more!

When: Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 1:00pm
Where: Collège Boréal, 120 King Street West, Plaza Level, Hamilton

You are invited to the Hamilton Speed Mentoring® en Français event!

Speed Mentoring® en Français offers bilingual new Canadians an opportunity to meet and network with professionals in their field who provide sector specific information and advice, one on one, across Ontario.

Speed Mentoring® en Français is coming to Hamilton on July 7th 2016, and there will be a bilingual preparation session on July 6th: 

When: Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 10:00am
Where: Betty Brooke Community Centre, 155 Queen Street North, Hamilton

Meet local employers from various industries. Light refreshments will be provided.

Contact: Danny Koh: 905-393-4965 Ext. 215 or

An Evening with Ndaba Mandela
When: Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 6:00pm
Where: LIUNA Station, 360 James Street North, Hamilton

Empowerment Squared and Help Fight Ebola Canada cordially invite you to An Evening with Ndaba Mandela. Known as the torch bearer of his grandfather’s legacy, Ndaba is the cofounder and co-chair of Africa Rising Foundation, an organization dedicated to promoting a positive image of Africa around the world through the legacy of Nelson Mandela. In his words, “The rise of Africa will be a cultural revolution led primarily by the youth.

Canada Day Celebrations in Hamilton
When: Friday, July 1, 2016 - 4:00pm
Where: Bayfront and Pier 4 Parks, Hamilton

Canada Day Celebration presented by The City of Hamilton and RBC. Free activities, food trucks, and entertainment from 4 – 11 pm. Fireworks at 10 pm.