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Convey your warm indulgence to your Brother with Rakhi and other gifts

  • Date: Friday, July 31, 2015
  • Time: 11:35
  • Location: New Delhi,India
  • Address: New Delhi,India (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Rakhi2India
  • Email: rema45rai@gmail.com
  • Phone: 9638527417

The celebration of Raksha Bandhan is marked by happiness and excitement especially for young girls and women. Preparations for the festival begin well in advance. On the Raksha Bandhan day, the festivities start by the day break. Every one gets ready early and gathers for the worship of the deities. After invoking the blessings of the Gods, the sister performs brother arti, puts tika and chawal on his forehead and ties Rakhi amongst chanting of mantras. Then Sisters give to their Brothers sweets and gifts. The brother accepts her offerings and vows to take care of her and be by her side in the time of need. As a token he gives the sister a return gift and sweets. The family reunion itself is the reason for celebration. Tasty dishes, sweets, gifts, sing and dance and what not. Any Indian festival is incomplete without this. Rakhi epitomizes the unconditional love between brothers and sisters. Ladies start the preparation at least a fortnight before the festival. In order to make the day special, they buy Rakhis, Rakhi Gifts, Rakhi Pooja Thalis, Sweets, etc for making the day special. Various other believes are associated with Rakhi and therefore, people follow certain custom and tradition to celebrate this festival. This is also an occasion for family get together where they collectively celebrate this sacred festival. Exchange of beautiful Rakhi gifts among dear ones make this occasion a sweet remembrance for many years to come. Nowadays Sister can send Rakhi for brother online. Send Rakhi Gifts to India and create beautiful memories to cherish. Pay a special tribute to your Brother on this special day with amazing collection of gifts and Rakhi. On the day of Rakhi festival, the festivities of this auspicious day begin by the day break. After taking bath early morning, people get ready by wearing new clothes and gather for worshiping. In return, brothers pamper their sisters and present beautiful gifts to lure them. Online Rakhi Delivery in India is the wonderful option to make your brother feel very special. You can also Send Online Rakhi to India that brings happiness and excitement on Raksha Bandhan. Raksha Bandhan has been celebrated in the same way with the same traditions for many years. Only the meaning has changed with the changing lifestyle to make the celebration more elaborate and lively. This day has an inherent power that pulls the siblings together. The increasing distances evoke the desire to be together even more. All brothers and sisters try to reach out to each other on this auspicious day. Raksha Bandhan is known by different names in different states of India, by different communities. Raksha Bandhan significance also varies with the region. Raksha Bandhan has a different significance in southern and coastal regions. Rakhi Purnima is celebrated in the northern and north-western parts of India with a lot of zest and esprit. Here, Raksha Bandhan is the celebration of the chaste bond of love between a brother and a sister. Festivals are the celebration of togetherness the celebrations of being one of the family. Festival of Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan is one such major occasion. It is the celebration of brothers and sisters. As the lifestyle of people has been changing with passing time, therefore, today, this festival is being celebrated elaborately. This day fosters a undying and divine relationship among the siblings. Far off physical location may sometime bring an abstract feeling among the siblings, and this auspicious day provides a link to bring them together. The joyous meeting, the rare family get- together, the erstwhile feeling of brotherhood and sisterhood call for a massive celebration. Order online Delivery of Designer Rakhi in India for your beloved Brothers on this prestigious Raksha Bandhan and make your Brothers feel special.


Posted by Rakhi2India

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Exploring Cartwright Nature Sanctuary

  • Date: Wednesday, August 05, 2015
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Location: Cartwright Nature Sanctuary (end of Wesley Ave, Dundas)
  • Address: end of Wesley Ave, Dundas (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Warren Beacham
  • Phone: 905-627-3343

Lead by Hamilton Naturalists' Club (HNC) Sanctuary Director Warren Beacham, this hike will explore the Cartwright Nature Sanctuary, which is part of a wildlife corridor that runs from the Niagara Escarpment to Cootes Paradise.

Within this HNC sanctuary are old orchards, woodlands and a distant view of the Hamilton's downtown. The sanctuary is also home to a number of native flora and fauna, and a kilometre long loop trail.

This is an approximately two kilometre walk total with some hilly sections. There may be bugs.

For more information, contact Warren at 905-627-3343.

Meet at the dead end of Wesley Avenue, Dundas, at 6:30 p.m.

To RSVP, register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/exploring-cartwright-sanctuary-registration-17879036680


Posted by rgporter

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A birthday celebration

  • Date: Saturday, August 08, 2015
  • Time: 4pm till 7pm
  • Location: William Pring House
  • Address: 158 Mary (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Tim or Tanya
  • Email: Info@hamiltonguesthouse.ca
  • Phone: 289 440 8035

This in a celebration of the heritage home of William Pring turning 160. Also it is our fifth year of operating the Hamilton Guest House. So a combined celebration that is open to all that will include food, drink, cake and music to help celebrate this event.

Posted by TnT

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Hike the Dundas Valley

  • Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2015
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Location: DVCA Parking at end of Lions Club Road, Ancaster, ON, Canada
  • Address: 411 Lion's Club Road, Ancaster (end of road) (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Jenn Noble
  • Email: jennifernoble121@outlook.com

Join the Hamilton Naturalists' Club for a beginner-to-intermediate level hike through the Main Loop of Dundas Valley, lead by Ontario Certified Hike Leader, Jenn Noble.

The first leg of the hike will be 4.5km, exploring the Hermitage, Hermitage Falls, and the the Dundas Valley Trail Centre (a former train station).

After the loop is complete, we may optionally hike a half-hour night hike covering Sherman Falls, Upper and Lower Cascade.

Please ensure you bring suitable footwear, water, and dress for the weather.

All are welcomed. Please RSVP to jennifernoble121@outlook.com if you plan to attend, or register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/hike-the-dundas-valley-registration-17862038839

Meet at the parking lot at the end of Lion's Club Road, Ancaster. No fee is charged at this parking lot.


Posted by rgporter

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Davis Creek Neighbourhood Discovery Walk

  • Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2015
  • Time: 6:00 - 7:00pm
  • Location: Veevers Park
  • Address: Greenhill Avenue (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Scott
  • Email: gvcoop@gmail.com
  • Phone: 905-540-8787

Green Venture and the Davis Creek Planning Team welcome you to join us for a guided walk to discover the bountiful natural assets and rich history of the Davis Creek neighbourhood. This walk will highlight areas of natural and historical significance as well as facilitate learning, conversation and community!

This event will be held rain or shine so dress according to the weather – think sunscreen and bug spray. Registration is not necessary but encouraged to determine numbers. Come join your local community and learn more about the Davis Creek area in an active and healthy way!


Posted by greenventure

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Uproot Hamilton

  • Date: Saturday, August 22, 2015
  • Time: 6:00PM
  • Location: EcoHouse
  • Address: 22 Veevers Drive (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Dawn Cattapan
  • Email: gvcoordinator@gmail.com
  • Phone: 905-540-8787

Join Green Venture as we celebrate our 20th Anniversary with this after-hours market, where you can taste and purchase the best food from the backyards and home kitchens of Hamilton. In addition to great food and drinks, the EcoHouse demonstration centre will also be open for exploration and tours throughout the night.

Date: August 22nd, 6:00pm-10:30pm

This event is rain or shine. All attendees must be 19+

Tickets and more information, as well as application forms for vendors, can be found on Green Venture's website.


Posted by jessiegolem

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2nd Annual Michael Iampietro Memorial Golf Tournament

  • Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015
  • Time: All day
  • Location: Knollwood Golf Club (old course)
  • Address: Knollwood Golf Club, Book Rd W, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)
  • Contact:

    • Danielle Iampietro: 905-518-3755
    • Cosmo Barillari: 905-304-5250
    • Len Iampietro: 905-318-3852

Enjoy a day of golf, mid-course BBQ lunch, and dinner: Texas-style BBQ buffet, oven roasted chicken, smoked and slow-roasted baby back ribs, dill potato salad, seasonal vegetables, creamy coleslaw, fresh rolls, assorted desserts, complimentary wine and freshly brewed coffee and tea.

The golf package also includes 18 holes of golf and a motorized cart.

Cost: $100 inclusive, or $50 for dinner-only.

Since Michael's passing, it has been the Iampietro family's desire to turn sadness into joy. Please donate what you can to help make this event successful for those in need.

The Michael Iampietro Memorial Golf Tournament is held in support of McMaster Children's Hospital.

McMaster Children's Hospital is one of Canada's leading pediatric health care facilities and is the regional referral centre for children who are seriously ill, injured or require specialized services in south-central Ontario.

With more than 210,000 patient visits a year, MCH provides a full range of specialized pediatric services including a dedicated emergency department, child and youth mental health services, over 40 outpatient clinics, the province's largest neonatal intensive care unit and the only pediatric trauma centre in the region.

Posted by Ryan

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