Celebrate Hamilton's first Newcomer Day on Friday, noon to 6pm.
Whether you are new to Hamilton or have lived here your entire life, we invite you to celebrate this occasion, welcome new citizens, and learn about our city.
The afternoon will feature family-friendly activities and games, greetings from Mayor Fred Eisenberger, entertainment, food, information fair, short workshops on various topics and more! A citizenship ceremony will take place at 3pm in Council Chambers.
Featuring an Oud Syrian Musician, Moutaz, Lil and Marcelo from Latin America and Babbage Industries from Hamilton.
Hear stories of success from refugees at different stages of their settlement journey. Also view a display of artwork created by clients of the newcomer programs at Wesley Urban Ministries, and watch a documentary and photography that youth from Mohawk College LINC students have created.
Conference Board of Canada Immigration Summit
Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of the discussion on King ’s legacy, his dream for the community and people’s role in making it a reality.
Sunday, January 14, 2018 1:30pm - 4:00pm at 754 Barton St. E., Hamilton.