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April 19, 2018
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Celebrate Earth Day with HHPL

All things green, all month long!

In April, we’ll help you explore the environment and participate in timely discussions about the health of our planet.

Events Include:

Repair Café 

Do you have broken items at home? Bring an item to our Repair Café and work with a fixer to repair your item. Bring clothing or textile items, small household objects and even bicycles. Mingle with your neighbours, indulge in refreshments and engage in hands-on learning with DIY experts.

FREE. Georgetown Branch, Saturday, April 21st from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The World of Bees

Ever wonder what goes on inside a honey bee hive? Learn about the structure of the colony, what’s going on with the bees today and what you need to know before getting into beekeeping during this presentation by Heritage Bees Inc.

Program sponsored by CFUW. FREE. Georgetown Branch, Tuesday, April 3rd at 7:30 pm

Communities in a Changing Climate

What is global warming? What do we know about human influences on our climate, and how is the changing climate affecting people, livelihoods and economies across Canada and around the world? What can be done about it? Dr. Barry Smit addresses the causes and consequences of climate change, and considers implications for public policy and our personal choices.

Tickets: FREE, at the John Elliott Theatre box office, John Elliott Theatre: Wednesday, April 25th at 7:30 pm

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

Former Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world to train an army of activists and influence international climate policy. Cameras follow him behind the scenes -- in moments both private and public, funny and poignant -- as he pursues the inspirational idea that while the stakes have never been higher, the perils of climate change can be overcome with human ingenuity and passion.

Tickets: $10 Adult, $5 Student, Tickets available at the John Elliott Theatre box office or online, Thursday, April 26th at 7:00 pm

Presented as part of the Ecofilm Fest by P.O.W.E.R.

Bees, Butterflies and Beauty - Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden

Garden pollinators create colourful, productive and environmentallyfriendly gardens. Come and learn about garden pollinators native to our area and tips to attract these insects to your gardens year-round. Presented in partnership with the Georgetown Horticultural Society.

FREE. Pre-registration required. Georgetown Branch, Saturday, May 5th from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm