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: email@example.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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.