Green Events

Earth Day Expo 2017 – April 21, 2017

Earth Day Expo 2017Following our huge success last year, Links for Greener Learning (LGL) will be hosting our 3rd annual Earth Day Expo 2017. This year the event will be held on April 21, 2017 from 10am-3pm in Downtown Market Square, St. Catharines. Each year we host interactive workshops for schools on a variety of topics about the environment. Last year we had over 600 attendees, 10 schools, 7 workshops, and 16 exhibitors; special guests included MPP Jim Bradley and Mayor Walter Sendzik. The event was covered by COGECO media.

Where: St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada


Nova Scotia Hiking Summit – April 28 to 30, 2017

Nova Scotia Hiking SummitHike Nova Scotia invites individuals and groups with an interest in hiking, walking and snowshoeing to the sixth annual Nova Scotia Hiking Summit from Friday, April 28 to Sunday, April 30 in Tatamagouche. The summit is a celebration of hiking culture, including best practices, stories, networking opportunities and hikes. It is hosted by Hike NS, the Cobequid Eco-Trails Society and the Municipality of Colchester. The event is supported by the NS Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage.

Where: Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada


Building Lasting Change 2017 - Green Building Conference – May 30 to June 1, 2017

Building Lasting Change 2017 - Green Building ConferenceBuilding Lasting Change is Canada’s largest green building conference and is known for activating connections, delivering world class learning opportunities and cultivating inspiration and innovation. Building actionable solutions to climate change is the focus of Building Lasting Change 2017, with the goal of engaging the members and stakeholders of the Canadian building industry in the fight to reduce GHG emissions.

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada PL, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 0C3, Canada


Eva's Home for Life Auction – June 7, 2017

Eva's Home for Life AuctionHosted by interior designers and television personalities Colin Lewis McAllister and Justin Patrick Ryan, Home for Life is Toronto’s most meaningful home-themed marketplace and auction experience! Visit their exciting virtual home and bid on housewares, furniture, entertainment, home improvements, garden accessories and experiences through a silent and live auction. Enjoy a gourmet food and drink and a curated selection of photographs taken by youth residents at our facilities. Proceeds supported Eva’s award-winning programs assisting homeless and at-risk youth to make the transition to independent living and leave the streets permanently.

Where: Evergreen Brickworks, Holcim Gallery, 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Lovin' Local Food Fest – July 29, 2017

Lovin' Local Food Festoin us at the Lovin’ Local Food Fest — Canada 150 edition, a celebration of local & sustainable food & drink in the heart of downtown Toronto. Featuring some of Toronto’s top restaurants; celebrity chefs; Ontario wine, beer and cider; on-stage battle of the chefs; live music, a family fun zone and much more — the Lovin’ Local Food Fest is a full day of fun, food and celebration. The Lovin’ Local Food Fest is a production of Live Green Toronto. Follow us on social media (@LiveGreenTO) for updates. Admission is FREE!

Where: Yonge-Dundas Square, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Advanced Permaculture Course in Teaching - 17th Annual – August 1 to 8, 2017

Advanced Permaculture Course in Teaching - 17th AnnualIn this dynamic and interactive course, you will learn significant teaching techniques to communicate Permaculture principles and strategies in a wide variety of settings. This Teacher Training unfolds as a design methodology and advocates the Permaculture Design Course Curriculum. Our goal is to encourage and inspire your unique strengths and talents by demonstrating diverse teaching modalities such as lecture, facilitating class discussions, storytelling, utilizing visual aids and hands-on projects. In this setting of active learning, you will experience essential practice by preparing and co-teaching multiple presentations.

Where: Oregon, USA


Eva's Golf Classic – September 18, 2017

Eva's Golf ClassicFunds raised from the Golf Classic will help Eva’s provide safe shelter and new opportunities for 123 youth aged 16–24 each night. This is a chance to enjoy a great day of golf knowing you are also helping young people successfully transition from the streets to living independently in the community.

Where: Glen Abbey Golf Club, 1333 Dorval Drive, Oakville, Ontario, Canada