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  • Summer Day Camps – Waterloo

    Waterloo, ON
  • Truckin’ Tuesdays – Hespeler’s Food Festival

    Saint Luke's United Church, 1620 Franklin Blvd., Cambridge

    Together with Saint Luke’s United Church, KW Food Trucks/ Food Trucks Local and Melissa Francis, Sales Representative with Re/Max Twin City Realty Inc., Brokerage, we are proud and excited to bring Cambridge their first ever Food Truck Festival with each fun-filled night featuring an array of fast and freshly prepared culinary delights! Everyone is welcome […]

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  • Yoga in the Gallery

    Homer Watson House & Gallery, 1754 Old Mill Road, Kitchener, Kitchener, ON, Canada

    What could be more relaxing than a guided yoga session nestled among unique works of art? Yoga instructor Kari Lutz will guide us in an hour long session of gentle stretching, breathing and cleansing the soul. Join us on May 30th at 3 pm. * Drop in and pay what you can.

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  • Spring Awakening, presented by K-W Musical Productions

    The Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts, 14 Shaftsbury Drive, Kitchener
  • PD Day Play-In-A-Day

    44 Gaukel St., Kitchener, ON

    PD Day “Play-In-A-Day” includes a warm-up, group activities and games, lots of moving, several breaks and rehearsal/creation time to build a completely new original production. During the “Play-In-A-Day” our theatre staff are dedicated to creating a safe space where all voices are heard, and everyone has input into the final production. Programming is led by […]

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  • Public Roller Skating

    Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex, Waterloo

    Whether you’re an old pro or a complete newbie – come and roller skate in Waterloo all summer long, June to August. Wednesday: Parent & Child, Adult & Public skates Sunday: Public skates Skate rentals available (kids size 9 to men’s size 13). Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex, 101 Father David Bauer Drive, Waterloo CSA-approved helmets […]

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  • Grand Opening Charity BBQ

    515 Riverbend Drive, Kitchener, ON

    Celebrating the opening of our Kitchener office with a BBQ! Sponsored by our CIBC Mortgage team, we’re hosting a BBQ and collecting donations for our Charity of choice, Easter Seals! Come out for good food, and good company!

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  • Food Truck Rally Charity Fundraiser

    Pride Stables, 584 Pioneer Tower Rd, Kitchener

    Pride Stables is excited to be hosting a food truck charity fundraiser! Everyone welcome! Entrance is free! 10% of all food sales go directly back to Pride Stables. Join us for dinner, dessert, and $2 pony rides. Pride Stables is a registered charity that provides therapeutic horseback riding for people with disabilities. Since 1973, Pride […]

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  • KW Girl Fashion Show

    Maxwell's Music House, 35 University Ave. E., Waterloo

    The KW GIRL Fashion Show will include 2 Fashion Shows featuring more than 200 outfits from Conestoga Mall, La Crème and Plato’s Closet. GEMINI has consistently hosted over 400 guests and this year they expect that number to grow! GEMINI Models is excited to create an event that celebrates girls of all ages with fun […]

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  • Walk for Arthritis

    Stanley Park Community Centre, Kitchener

    Join us in support of the 6 million Canadian children, men and women living with arthritis by participating in the 1 and 5km walk.

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  • Be a Rockstar | Free Open House

    E Graphics Group, 136 Ottawa St. S., Kitchener
  • 7th Cousin

    Conrad Grebel Chapel, 140 Westmount Rd. N, Waterloo

    In July 2015, we walked 700km to Waterloo Ontario… When theatre creators Erin Brubacher and Christine Brubaker met, they decided to make something together, based on no more or less than a shared name. After discovering the story of a common ancestor, who arrived in Ontario on foot in the early 1800s, these two secular […]

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  • Neighbour Day

    Kitchener, Ontario
  • Walk for Muscular Dystrophy

    Westmount Sports Park, 440 Westmount Road North, Waterloo, Ontario, N2P 1P7, Canada

    Walk for Muscular Dystrophy Waterloo Region Walk Saturday, June 9th, 2018 – 10:00 a.m. Will you walk with us? To register or make a pledge online – visit

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  • Cambridge Tour De Grand

    Duncan McIntosh Arena, Churchill Park , 200 Christopher Drive, Cambridge, Ontario , N1R 4S4
  • Alpine Public School Fun Fair!

    Alpine Public School, 75 Lucerne Dr., Kitchener, ON

    Alpine Public school is hosting a Fun Fair for the communtiy and everyone is welcome. We are raising funds for a new playground. We will be having a bbq, bake sale, face painting, raffle, silent auction, book sale, free games and Drew Ripley for entertainment. Come one, come all!

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  • What’s Your (Blood) Type?

    KW Blood Donor Clinic, 94 Bridgeport Rd. E., Waterloo

    Celebrate WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY by joining us at the KW Blood Donor clinic (after hours) to find out your blood type! *Must be 17 years of age or older* Not appointments needed, just walk in!

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  • Lunchtime Lounge with Nikki Shawana

    Homer Watson House & Gallery, 1754 Old Mill Road, Kitchener, ON

    In this workshop, Nikki Shawana, will discuss Indigenous uses of traditional medicines and guide you through making your very own leather Medicine Pouch. Nikki Shawana is an Indigenous Artist from the Odawa Nation (Anishinaabe), Eagle clan. For the past 15 years, Nikki has been educating others about Indigenous culture through performances, workshops, classes and speaking […]

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  • Costume Showdown- Roller Skating Nights In Woolwich

    Woolwich Memorial Centre, 24 Snyder St. South, Elmira
  • 8th Annual Rodding for Reading

    Beverly Street Parking Lot, 15 Beverly Street , Cambridge
  • Motorcycle Ride for Dogguides

    Lion's Foundation Dogguides , Oakville
  • Courage: A Conversation with Lucy DeCoutere

    THE MUSEUM, 10 King Street West, Kitchener, ON

    Lucy DeCoutere is the portrait of courage. When the actor and air force captain came forward to tell the story of her experience as a survivor of sexual violence in October 2014, she put a face on the charges against radio celebrity Jian Ghomeshi. Lucy is making a special trip to Waterloo Region for a […]

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  • Autism Speaks Canada Guelph 2018 Walk

    University of Guelph Arboretum, College Avenue East, Guelph
  • Ride Into Summer 2018

    Paris Skate Park, Paris, ON
  • 2nd Annual Show & Shine Charity Car Show

    Cambridge Centre Mall Parking Lot, Cambridge
  • 3rd Annual Reachout Awareness Support Fundraiser

    2045 Spragues Rd., Cambridge

    Reach Out Awareness and Support Fundraiser Dear Family and Friends, Over the past few years there has been an astonishing amount of loss; not only the loss of people near and dear to our hearts, but that of friends and family members dear to the hearts of people who we love and the community near us.  […]

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  • The NSD Ride

    Columbus Conference Centre, 145 Dearborn Place, Waterloo

    The 13th Annual NSD Ride, will be presented by the 1st Canadian Army Veterans Gulf-Kuwait Unit (CAV) on Sunday July 8, 2018. Registration is at 9 am and kickstands are up at 10 am sharp. The ride will start & end at Columbus Conference Centre 145 Dearborn Place Waterloo Ontario. Your day will begin at […]

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  • Langs Annual Community Picnic

    Langs, 1145 Concession Road, Cambridge, ON

    Annual free community event for residents to enjoy food, games, information displays and presenters, entertainers and prizes.

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  • Pop-Up Library in the Garden

    681 Blair Road, Cambridge, ON

    Pull up a blanket in the shade and join Emma, the Preston Idea Exchange’s Children’s Programmer for a children’s book reading at 10:30a.m. After story time you can enjoy a garden tour led by rare’s Gardens Coordinator, Taryn or choose to stay in the shade and snuggle up with another book from the Idea Exchange’s […]

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  • City of Waterloo Powerskating Clinics

    RIM Park, Waterloo
  • Let’s Get Personal

    Waterloo Public Library, 35 Albert St., Waterloo, ON

    During the month of February, bring donations of new personal hygiene products to any WPL location. The items will be distributed to those in need by the Waterloo Wayside Centre. To view the Top 5 wishlist and learn more details, visit

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  • National Cupcake Day

    HELP SUPPORT THE ANIMALS IN OUR CARE – FEBRUARY 26 – MARCH 2 Together we can ‘bake’ a different, one sweet cupcake at a time! Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, February 22, 2018 The Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society will be hosting National Cupcake Day at their 250 Riverbend Drive location from February 26 to March 2, between 11:00am and […]

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  • Volume 2: Night Circus

    Idea Exchange, 1 N Square, Cambridge, ON N1S 2K6

    Presented by Cambridge Art Galleries Come one, come all, the circus calls! Ringmaster Randolph Jackson will strut the floor and set the stage for musicians, live fire performances, circus burlesque and more fantastical feats! Indulge in libations while you enjoy the fabled food selections from sinfully sweet to spectacular savory. These are but a few […]

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  • 12 Hour Cycle Relay at Kazoku Martial Arts Centre

    Cycling for 12 straight hours to fund-raise for the WWF CN Tower Climb and for our kids to experience Japan in 2021. Watch us LIVE on Instagram @KMACentre.

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  • Break Through Communications Conference 2018

    Cambridge Mill

    Communicators need skills and strategy knowledge to get the job done. At IABC Break Through 2018 on March 21, you can mix and match between the Skills and Strategy track sessions to create your perfect conference experience. We have sessions on branding, crisis communications, trust, pushing boundaries, social media and so much more. Check out […]

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  • Book Signing

    Book Express, Cambridge Centre

    Come visit me at Book Express in the Cambridge Centre Mall on Saturday, 24 March 2018, at 1:00 pm. There will be copies of my book, The Guardians of Eastgate: Book 1 of The Seers Series, available to purchase, and I will be available to sign them, and to chat! Hope to see you there!

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  • Making Moments Matter Gala

    The Walper Hotel, 20 Queen St S, Kitchener, ON N2G 1V6
  • Kitchener Waterloo Society of Artists “Textures” Opening Reception

    Homer Watson House & Gallery, 1754 Old Mill Road, Kitchener, Kitchener, ON, N2P 1H7, Canada

    Homer Watson House & Gallery is pleased to host the Kitchener Waterloo Society of Artists’ (KWSA) Annual Juried show entitled Textures. This year artists explore the influence of texture on subject matter, literally, figuratively and spiritually. The theme is examined through a variety of artistic backgrounds, diverse media and rich cultural ideas. The work of […]

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  • Hespeler Village Easter Egg Hunt

    Hespeler Village

    Families will first come to the RE/MAX and Dominion Lending booths set up at the Hespeler Town Centre (located in front of the Fire Hall) to receive their maps and goody bags then use their map to visit each of the participating stores (so far we have approx. 20 stores signed up) to collect their […]

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  • Daffodil Month Volunteers Needed

    Waterloo Region

    When friends or loved ones are diagnosed with or die of cancer, we often want to do something to help or honour them. This April, the Canadian Cancer Society wants Waterloo Region to know there is something you can do to make a difference. In Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge, 40 new volunteers are needed from […]

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  • Swan Parade Spring Celebration

    Downtown Stratford, Wm Allman Arena along Lakeside Drive, Stratford, ON

    Many say that the first day of spring is March 20th, but in Stratford, spring starts with the Annual Swan Parade Celebrations. Join us for a weekend of family fun throughout Stratford culminating with the parade taking place on Sunday, April 8 at 2 pm of the official ambassadors, the swans, marching from their winter […]

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  • World Autism Awareness Day Celebration

    Evergreen Seniors Community Centre Auditorium, 683 Woolwich Street, Guelph, ON

    Autism Ontario Wellington is hosting its Annual World Autism Awareness Day Celebration. Entertainment includes Bumbling Bert, Cleo the Clown, a kids play area and a silent auction! We will also have vendors featuring local Autism-related and inclusive businesses and programs in Guelph and Wellington County. This event is open to the public. For more information […]

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  • Community Appreciation Day

    Homer Watson House & Gallery

    Get creative with Homer Watson House & Gallery at Community Appreciation Day! On Sunday, April 8 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm, join us for this FREE annual event as we welcome families and community members to experience a wide variety of fun art activities, tours of the Gallery and Museum, as well as a tasty […]

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  • Beekeeping 101 Lunchtime Lounge

    Homer Watson House & Gallery, 1754 Old Mill Road, Kitchener, Kitchener, ON, N2P 1H7, Canada

    Have you ever wondered what it takes to start a bee colony on your own property? Have you wanted to produce your own honey? Join us as we welcome Beekeeper Zoran Jovkovic who will discuss your startup beekeeping needs. Zoran Jovkovic has been a Beekeeper for five years, preserving the bees and practicing his craft […]

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  • Let’s Body Check Cancer Hockey 2018 Tournament

    Cambridge Sports Park, 1001 Franklin Blvd, Cambridge, ON N1R 8B5

    Let’s Body Check Cancerwill host the Fourth Annual Co-Ed Hockey Tournament, April 13-15, at the Cambridge Sports Park (1001 Franklin Blvd., Cambridge). The Cost is $900 per team (guaranteed 4 games) and all net proceeds will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society. Last year, the tournament raised $25,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society, bringing […]

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  • GET JACKED for R.H.W.R

    Grand Valley Golf & Country Club, 1910 Roseville Rd, RR 2, Cambridge

    GET JACKED for R.H.W.R Get Jacked for R.H.W.R will be held on Sunday April 15th, 2018 at the Grand Valley Country Club in Cambridge. It is a two-hour workout class affiliated with a local business, Proactive Training and Nutrition. Proactive is donating their time and equipment to run a one-hour boot camp class, and a […]

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  • 6th Annual Scout E-waste Collection & Bottle Drive

    Canadian Tire Parkling Lot, 400 Weber St. N, Waterloo

    Come celebrate Earth Day with us and bring out you old , used and unloved electronics. Help us keep it out of the landfill. ALSO, bring us your beer, cooler, wine or liquor bottles, cans and bladders. For more info contact

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  • Book Launch Event

    Bookshelf eBar, 41 Quebec Street, Guelph, Ontario

    Please come join me on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Bookshelf eBar for my Book Launch Event for the second edition of The Guardians of Eastgate: Book 1 of the Seers Series. There will be food and drinks, door prizes, and I will be doing a short reading from the novel. There will also […]

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  • Public Star Party This Saturday

    Waterloo Park by the Band Shell, Waterloo

    28 April, Saturday – 7:30 to 10:00 pm. The KW Astronomy Club is having its first Public Star Party of the year by the band shell in Waterloo Park. We will set telescopes set for everyone to observe the night sky. The event is free. Bring your curiosity. To find the band shell enter the […]

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  • Guelph Video Game Swap – Cats Anonymous

    Royal Canadian Legion, 57 Watson Pkwy S., Guelph, ON

    **ATTENTION ALL GAMERS AND CAT LOVERS!!** For anyone who loves video games or has a child/spouse/friend who loves video games, or if you’re a cat lover, please drop by this event to support the shelter. $2 from every admission fee will be donated to Cats Anonymous, who will be in attendance selling lots of items […]

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  • Grand River Voices present “Serenade to Music”

    Wilmot Missionary Church, 2463 Bleams Rd, New Hamburg

    Both Gershwin and Vaughan Williams believed that music should be accessible to everyone, and we agree! Join us as Grand River Voices and the Guelph Symphony Orchestra partner up to perform a Gershwin medley of favourites, and the stunning ‘Serenade to Music’. The evening will also showcase local composer Colin Labadie as he integrates the […]

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  • Clemens Mill Public School 25th Anniversary

    Clemens Mill Public School, 335 Saginaw Pkwy, Cambridge

    Come join us for our Celebratory Open House! It is our 25th Anniversary! All past grads, staff, students and dignitaries are invited. There will be an Opening Ceremony (limited seating), food trucks, a time capsule, outdoor games, a walk down “memory lane”, etc.

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  • Grand River Voices present “Serenade to Music”

    Benton Street Baptist Church, 90 Benton Street, Kitchener

    Both Gershwin and Vaughan Williams believed that music should be accessible to everyone, and we agree! Join us as Grand River Voices and the Guelph Symphony Orchestra partner up to perform a Gershwin medley of favourites, and the stunning ‘Serenade to Music’. The evening will also showcase local composer Colin Labadie as he integrates the […]

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  • Quilt & Fibre Opening Reception

    Homer Watson House & Gallery, Kitchener

    Homer Watson House & Gallery is pleased to host our Annual Quilt & Fibre Exhibition. This year we have three wonderful shows. Best Stitch Forward is a retrospective of award winning quilts. Earth, Air, Fire, Water is a solo exhibit by fabric artist Penny Grace. A Reflection is HWHG’s second annual Miniature Quilt Juried Exhibition. […]

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  • Will You Be My Friend

    The Registry Theatre , 122 Frederick Street, Kitchener
  • Lunchtime Lounge: Art Therapy

    Homer Watson House & Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario
  • St. Mary’s Kitchener Relay for Life

    St. Mary's High School, Kitchener, ON
  • KWCF Townhall Meeting

    Tannery Event Centre, Kitchener, N2G 1H6
  • PetSmart National Adoption Weekend

    Waterloo PetSmart
  • Festival of Trees

    Kitchener Memorial Auditorium , Kitchener

    Have you ever been to a “rock concert” for reading? This is your chance to be part of the largest literary event for young readers in Canada, the Festival of Trees! The Festival of Trees is the celebration for the school-aged and French-language programs of the Forest of Reading® in Toronto, with other satellite Festivals […]

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  • Royal Wedding Celebration

    KW Blood Donor Clinic, 94 Bridgeport Rd. E., Waterloo
  • Princeton Fireworks

    Princeton Ball Park, 67 Main Street South, Princeton, Ontario, N0J 1V0
  • 2018 Canadian Championships in Artistic Gymnastics

    Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex, Waterloo
  • Monica Place Celebrates 50 Years of Support in our Community

    Monica Place, 231 Herbert St. , Waterloo
  • Golden Triangle Cat Fanciers’ Cat Show

    Galt Arena, 98 Shade St., Cambridge
  • Search and Rescue Services Fundraiser

    Pfenning's Farm, 1044 Christner Road, New Hamburg, ON

    Advanced Tactical Training Search and Rescue can only achieve its goals with the assistance of generous donations from members of our community. Without these donations, serving those in our immediate area and beyond would not be possible. We are a registered Federal Not for Profit Inc. made up of a volunteer base who helps to […]

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  • The Promise Walk for Preeclampsia

    Old Quebec Street Shoppes, 55 Wyndham St. N, Guelph, ON, N1H 7T8
  • K-W Walk For Lupus Ontario

    Victoria Park Pavilion, 80 Schneider Ave, Kitchener, ON
  • Not Any Ole Vendor Sale

    Gunners Club, 115 Henry St, Brantford, ON N3S 5C6
  • Walk for Lupus Ontario

    Victoria Park Pavilion, 80 Schneider Ave, Kitchener, ON

    Walk for Lupus Ontario Walk and raise money for Lupus! Our walks have helped raise over $1,995,000.00 over 15 years for research, support and awareness. Join our local walk in your area and make every step count to a life without Lupus. Register and Walk today!

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  • Paws in the Garden

    Italian Canadian Club, 135 Ferguson Street, Guelph, ON