WEEK­END PLAN­NER

The Hamilton Spectator - - LOCAL - Air Force Day Com­piled by Jen­nifer Moore, The Hamil­ton Spec­ta­tor

The Cana­dian War­plane Mu­seum at 9280 Air­port Rd., Mount Hope (Hamil­ton), presents Air Force Day: Past Present and Fu­ture on Satur­day, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This Canada 150 Hamil­ton 2017 Sig­na­ture Event in­vites the public to meet cur­rent mem­bers of the Royal Cana­dian Air Force, see air­craft up close on the ground and learn the many roles per­formed by Canada’s air force to­day. From he­li­copters, train­ers and trans­ports to the Vimy Flight bi­planes and CF-18 Hor­net, plus the mu­seum’s col­lec­tion of vin­tage mil­i­tary air­craft, in­clud­ing the Avro Lan­caster bomber, visi­tors will have a chance to view over 60 air­craft. Visit www.Hamil­ton.ca/Canada150 to learn more about this event. Ad­di­tional re­sources

Ad­mis­sion: Adult (age 16+) $20, child (age 6-15) $15. Price in­cludes HST. Weather date: Sun­day July 9, 2017 For more de­tails, visit www.war­plane.com; Email: mu­seum@war­plane.com; Phone: 1-877-347-3359

For more in­for­ma­tion about the Vimy Flight and “A Na­tion Soars,” a De­part­ment of Cana­dian Her­itage-spon­sored tril­ogy that com­mem­o­rates Canada’s in­te­gral con­tri­bu­tions with the evo­lu­tion of First World War avi­a­tion, watch this video trailer: http://www.vimyflight.ca/ans.html

Fam­ily fish­ing

Give your­self to the great out­doors dur­ing Fam­ily Fish­ing Week. The li­cence free fish­ing ends Sun­day. Cana­dian res­i­dents can fish in On­tario with­out a fish­ing li­cence. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Valens Lake at 905-525-2183, Fifty Point at 905-525-2187 or Christie Lake at 905-628-3060 or on­tar­i­o­fam­i­ly­fish­ing.com

The Hamil­ton Bass Mas­ters Kids Fish­ing Derby is sched­uled for Satur­day in Bin­brook.

Catch the Big One and win great prizes for chil­dren and adults at the John Burns Memo­rial Fish­ing Derby at Val­lens Lake. Prizes for the largest north­ern pike, large­mouth bass and, for chil­dren, pan­fish. Bait and boat rentals are avail­able. Runs on Satur­day from sun­rise to 2 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Valens Lake at 905-525-2183 or email valens@con­ser­va­tion­hamil­ton.ca

Roll, don’t stroll

Sun­down Satur­days at the Pier, fea­ture roller-skat­ing to a DJ at the Wa­ter­front Out­door Rink - Pier 8, 47 Dis­cov­ery Dr., from 7 to 11 p.m., through­out the sum­mer. Roller skate rentals are avail­able for $6.50 with gov­ern­ment ID with sizes from tod­dler to adult. Rental hours are noon to 11 p.m. on Fri­day and Satur­day and from noon to 9 p.m. Sun­day, and 4 to 10 p.m. Mon­day to Thurs­day.

Films in the for­est

Bring your blan­ket, sleep­ing bag or fold­ing chair to watch the show on Satur­day. The first film sched­uled for this sum­mer at Christie Lake, 1000 High­way 5, Dun­das, is “The LEGO Bat­man Movie.” Ar­rive by 7:30 p.m., the film be­gins at dusk. Ad­mis­sion is $15 per car. con­ser­va­tion­hamil­ton.ca

Honda Indy Toronto

Head­ing down the QEW? Make note of Toronto clo­sures along Lake Shore Boule­vard from Stra­chan Av­enue to On­tario Drive, July 14 to 16 for the Honda Indy Toronto.

Tesla fes­ti­val

Sun­day is the sec­ond an­nual Nikola Tesla Elec­tric Fes­ti­val in Hamil­ton. Cel­e­brate the life and in­ven­tions of Tesla at Con­fed­er­a­tion Park, 280 Van Wag­n­ers Beach Rd. Mu­sic, dancers, ven­dors and more. Lim­ited park­ing. Shut­tle from St. Ni­cholas Church, 1415 Bar­ton St. E., or St. Ni­cholas Church, 149 Nash Rd., be­tween 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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