When: Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 9:00am
Where: Bay Front Park Hamilton, 200 Harbour Front Drive, Hamilton

Annual Afro-Canadian Caribbean Association
2017 Walk-A-Thon
Saturday, September 16

Join us for Hamilton's only Caribbean Inspired Walk event to encourage wellness and community involvement.

Our annual walk-a-thon is a fun and fit activity. Participants set realistic goals. All individual walkers/runners/skaters with more than $250 in pledges will receive a T-shirt and the $20.00 registration fees will be waived.

An Evening with Neema Children's Choir (Uganda)
When: Friday, September 1, 2017 - 7:00pm
Where: 754 Barton Street East, Hamilton

ACCA proudly presents Neema Children's Choir from Uganda on Friday, September 1, 2017, from 7 pm til 10 pm. Enjoy an evening of rich cultural expressions with family and friends as we bring you the sounds and movements of Uganda. This is a family friendly event. Tickets are only $10 per person and $5.00 for children 10 and under. Food will be available for $10.00 per plate. Cash Bar.

When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 1:00pm
Where: Immigrants Working Centre, 8 Main Street East, Hamilton

Presented by: Vivyan Salih, Settement Counsellor

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

Ontario Black Youth Action Plan
When: Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 6:00pm
Where: Jackson Square, McMaster University CCE, One James North, 2nd Floor, RM 212, Hamilton

The Ministry of Children and Youth Services is hosting Community Co-Design Sessions to provide information on filling out applications for programs and initiatives under the Ontario Black Youth Action Plan. These sessions will also be an opportunity for organizations with similar ideas to form partnerships – a key component of the Ontario Black Youth Action Plan Collective Impact and Cultural Identity (CI2) Approach.
What: Ontario Black Youth Action Plan – Community Co-Design Session 
When: Thursday, August 17, 2017, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

When: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 12:30pm
Where: Beasley Community Center, 145 Wilson Street, Hamilton

Come and join us for an Information Session to learn about:

  • Different ways you can obtain funding for Training and Education
  • Cost of college
  • Financial Resources available to support students
  • OSAP - Ontario Student Assistance Program
  • Bursaries and Award Funding
  • IAF - Immigrant Access Fund

Contact: Nuor Nawabeet or Elham Daker at 905-528-5629 ext. 266 or   or

When: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
Where: Immigrants Working Centre, 182 Rebecca Street, Hamilton

Meet with mentors from the new YMCA Mentorship program in Hamilton.
Come learn about their experiences, and mentorship opportunities for your career path.

Tuesday, August 15
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
182 Rebecca St.

Register Today!  Contact Jane at 905-529-5209 /

Global Voices, Local Stories
When: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 2:00pm
Where: The Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton

Do you want to share your Canada story?
Volunteer at Global Voices, Local Stories, an initiative of Global Hamilton Connect for the Quilt of Belonging project. Why volunteer? You can develop your communications skills, practice networking and share your own journey to Canada. As a volunteer, you are also welcome to participate in other activities that are a part of the Quilt of Belonging.

On August 15 at The Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Avenue North
Different time slots available between 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

When: Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 11:00am
Where: Children's International Learning Centre, 189 King Willion Street, Hamilton

Come take a selfie (for donation) with the reptile man, and all his animals from around the world from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm!

Also, come view our Canada 150 programme for FREE!

Light drinks and snacks will be served.

See the history of immigration Canada has had over the last 150 years. What food and fames were brought to Canada by other countries? Art, crafts and games. This day will be loaded with FUN!

When: Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 2:00pm
Where: 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton

#HamiltonForAll – What’s your story? How did you come to Hamilton, Canada? What are you good at? What do you love more than anything? Join us for an interactive drop-in activity where you are invited to map your settlement journey on our giant world map, share your stories, family history and meet your neighbours through the medium of video, photography, writing and live social media conversation at #HamiltonforAll.

When: Sunday, July 2, 2017 - 1:00pm
Where: Dominc Agostino Riverdale Community Centre-150 Violet Drive

Join the Riverdale community for Canada's 150 and Eid Celebration. Enjoy free food, music, performances and more. For more information, contact Nazia at (905) 522-1148 x112