Month: June 2017

Wacky Holidays

Just a reminder that The North End Breezes is taking a holiday! There will be no publication for the month of August but we’ll be back for September 1, 2017. We’ll still be available at and we will be able to upload any events you missed advertising on our face book page and on our website See you in September! In the meantime, we hope you are all enjoying a holiday as well. Have you ever explored wacky holidays? These are holidays that are celebrated on the books, but little known and rarely celebrated but certainly generate...

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Volunteer Update

The North End Breezes is looking for a team with ideas! We’d like to come together as a community to form a “Fund Raising Committee”. These initiatives and ideas will be implemented to help support our newspaper and keep the news of the North End coming to The North End. Email us at...

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Rain Barrel Update

On May 27th, The North End Breezes held their Rain barrel sale in the parking lot behind Christ Church Cathedral. We sold over 15 rain barrels and various parts raising much needed funds to continue operating The Breezes and bring you the news. Special thanks to Ken Hirter and Marie Mushing who made the time go quickly and assisted. Our thanks to Derek Smith and his team who assisted with the loading and storage and to all of our supporters. Watch for our second annual Rain Barrel Fundraiser in Spring 2018. Bigger and better. Join our fundraising team at...

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Walkabout – The Hamilton Waterfront

By Ken Hirter  “Roll out those Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer” here in Hamilton’s North End this Summer “Yours to Discover” at Discovery Drive at Pier 8. Get to Hamilton’s Waterfront by HSR’s newest Replica Trolley bus by taking the #99 Waterfront Shuttle.  For more information their website is or call 905-527-4441 Visit the HMCS Haida and the Hamilton Harbour or even better yet take the Hamilton Harbour Queen Cruise. If strolling on the grounds you can crab a coffee and dessert at Williams Cafe which has a wonderful patio and an outdoor roller skating rink. Walk...

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This award recognizes long term residents of the North End for their contributions to the community. It will be held on July 8, 2017 at Macassa Bay Yacht Club from, noon to 4:00 pm. Come and meet residents, hear their stories and see the amazing photos that have been collected over the years. Each year we choose one recipient and in 2016, that was Ken Davy. Please contact Ed Stewart at 905-844-9360 or email to register your nomination by July...

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