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Group 9, Amnesty International regular meeting 7:30 pm
Group 9, Amnesty International regular meeting @ Community Ed Room 2202, Conrad Grebel College
Apr 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Group Nine is the local chapter of Amnesty International Canada in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. We normally meet at 7:30 pm on the first Tuesday of every month in Room 4224 (The Fretz Seminar Room) at[...]
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Kitchener Conestoga Nomination Meeting
Kitchener Conestoga Nomination Meeting
Apr 5 all-day
What: Nomination meeting to select the Kitchener Conestoga Provincial Greens candidate  When: April 5, 2018Time: 7:00 PMLocation: Bryan Izzard’s residence 3876 Sandhills Rd, BadenRSVP: Please RSVP by emailing davidweber@gpo.ca
Grand River Transit Planned 2018 Transit Network – Public Information Centre 3:00 pm
Grand River Transit Planned 2018 Transit Network – Public Information Centre
Apr 5 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
http://www.grt.ca/en/about-grt/2018-transit-network.aspx
PCC#3 Snyder’s Road Improvements 5:30 pm
PCC#3 Snyder’s Road Improvements
Apr 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Sustainable Streets 7:00 pm
Sustainable Streets @ Amma Yoga
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm
As our neighbourhood grows, we want to ensure that everyone can get around the city on foot, bike or any other means. How can we make our neighbourhood work for everyone from 8 to 80,[...]
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Elmira Maple Syrup Festival ~ KitConGreens Buttons & Info
Elmira Maple Syrup Festival ~ KitConGreens Buttons & Info
Apr 7 all-day
Join the Kitchener-Conestoga Greens at the 2018 Elmira Maple Syrup Festival! Kids can make their own buttons at our info booth in the Elmira Arena complex.
Pancake Flipping Contest! 10:00 am
Pancake Flipping Contest!
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Green Party of Ontario Leader Mike Schreiner joins the WRGreens in the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival’s wacky Pancake Flipping Contest!
Canadian Arab Women’s Association: Women’s Journey 1:00 pm
Canadian Arab Women’s Association: Women’s Journey @ Kitchener City Hall
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Arab Women of Waterloo Region in partnership with Volunteer Action Centre are hosting “Women’s Journey” an art exhibit on Saturday, April 7th at 1:00 at the City of Kitchener- Rotunda. Everybody is welcome & we[...]
Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Share a meal. Start a conversation. All welcome at Food Not Bombs Kitchener’s Saturday servings! Where does this happen? The serving happens at 1:30 every Saturday in front of Kitchener City Hall (200 King St[...]
Repair Cafe 1:00 pm
Repair Cafe @ Idea Exchange - Preston
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm
Bring your clothing, jewelry, small appliances and electronic devices to learn skill, while having fun!
Sustainable Fashion Workshop & Clothing Swap 1:00 pm
Sustainable Fashion Workshop & Clothing Swap @ REEP Green Solutions House
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm
Spring is just around the corner! What better time to declutter our closets, refresh our wardrobes and make more sustainable fashion choices? Join us for this special clothing swap and workshop on sustainable textiles! Textile[...]
Conscience Canada: Tamara Lorincz speaks on the Climate Costs of Canada’s New Defense spending 3:30 pm
Conscience Canada: Tamara Lorincz speaks on the Climate Costs of Canada’s New Defense spending @ Centre for the Advancement of Peace
Apr 7 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Conscience Canada AGM speaker Tamara Lorincz 3:30pm at Conrad Grebel, Center for the Advancement of Peace. Topic: Climate Costs of Canada’s New Defense spending.
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Door-to-door canvassing (Cherry Hill) 2:00 pm
Door-to-door canvassing (Cherry Hill)
Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join Stacey Danckert and the Kitchener Centre campaign on our first door-knocking canavssing day. We’ll be talking with residents in the Cherry Hill neighbourhood about our Green vision for Ontario, including affordable housing. Meeting spot:[...]
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Faith communities and the Ontario election: A workshop to help you get started 5:30 pm
Faith communities and the Ontario election: A workshop to help you get started @ St. Stephen's Evangelical Lutheran Church
Apr 9 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The workshop is aimed at any faith leader who is interested in developing a specific plan of action for a congregation or community as the election approaches. Presentations and discussion will focus on three themes:[...]
Alliance Against Poverty Meeting 5:45 pm
Alliance Against Poverty Meeting @ The Working Centre
Apr 9 @ 5:45 pm – 7:30 pm
The Alliance Against Poverty are having their regular meeting. Part of the meeting will be devoted to organizing a political action for free transit for everyone, starting with free transit for low-income people. Location is[...]
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Grand River Transit Planned 2018 Transit Network – Public Information Centre 3:00 pm
Grand River Transit Planned 2018 Transit Network – Public Information Centre
Apr 10 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
http://www.grt.ca/en/about-grt/2018-transit-network.aspx
Special Public Engagement to Mark Refugee Rights Day 5:00 pm
Special Public Engagement to Mark Refugee Rights Day @ Grebel gallery at Conrad Grebel University College
Apr 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
SPECIAL PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT EVENT TO MARK REFUGEE RIGHTS DAY (APRIL 4) Implications of the Safe Third Country Agreement between Canada and the United States Legal challenge Expert assessments Personal stories Where: Grebel gallery at Conrad[...]
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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Apr 11 all-day
 
Grand River Transit Planned 2018 Transit Network – Public Information Centre 3:00 pm
Grand River Transit Planned 2018 Transit Network – Public Information Centre
Apr 11 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
http://www.grt.ca/en/about-grt/2018-transit-network.aspx
Healthy Yards: Idea Spark & Planning (April) 7:00 pm
Healthy Yards: Idea Spark & Planning (April) @ REEP Green Solutions House
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm
This workshop will give you an introduction to designing beautiful, functional, and healthy yards that are rain smart and beneficial to nature and people alike. The workshop will focus on rain smart techniques and the[...]
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9th Annual Evening of Recognition 4:45 pm
9th Annual Evening of Recognition @ Wilfrid Laurier University
Apr 12 @ 4:45 pm
Celebrate SustainabilityWaterloo Region’s organizations and communities are creating a low carbon future. Come celebrate their 2017 achievements!
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PD DAY: ENERGY ESQ SCIENCE QUEST 10:00 am
PD DAY: ENERGY ESQ SCIENCE QUEST @ Idea Exchange - Preston
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am
What is energy? How does electricity work? How can we conserve it? Children will learn the theory behind these concepts and then build electrical circuits using ESQ’s Snapcircuits™ kits. This engaging, hands-on activity is great[...]
PD DAY: MOTHER NATURE’S PLAYGROUND 10:30 am
PD DAY: MOTHER NATURE’S PLAYGROUND @ Idea Exchange - Hespeler
Apr 13 @ 10:30 am
  Discover Mother Nature through songs, stories, art and exploration stations.
Evening of Elegance — Fundraiser for Waterloo Region Family Networks 7:00 pm
Evening of Elegance — Fundraiser for Waterloo Region Family Networks @ CentreStage Lounge, Centre in the Square
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Evening of Elegance tickets on sale now!!  We are excited to announce that tickets are now on sale for our fourth annual WRFN fundraiser, Evening of Elegance! Enjoy an elegant evening of mixing and mingling[...]
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Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Apr 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Share a meal. Start a conversation. All welcome at Food Not Bombs Kitchener’s Saturday servings! Where does this happen? The serving happens at 1:30 every Saturday in front of Kitchener City Hall (200 King St[...]
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Film Screening: Beyond Crisis 3:00 pm
Film Screening: Beyond Crisis @ REEP Green Solutions House
Apr 15 @ 3:00 pm
A story of hope for a rapidly changing world. This film will get you talking about climate! The film’s director, Kai Reimer-Watts, will be in attendance to discuss the film and opportunities to take more[...]
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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Apr 18 all-day
 
Healthy Yards: Designing Your Garden (April) 7:00 pm
Healthy Yards: Designing Your Garden (April) @ REEP Green Solutions House
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm
This workshop is perfect for Do-it-Yourselfers who have an early-stage plan for their healthy yard and desire additional design support to fulfill their vision for a healthy yard. We will build upon the concepts and[...]
InterCityRail Informational Meeting on High Speed Rail 7:00 pm
InterCityRail Informational Meeting on High Speed Rail @ New Hamburg Community Centre
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The ad hoc group InterCityRail is hoping to inform citizens of southern Ontario about the impact the proposed high speed rail construction by the provincial government will have. An informational meeting will be held at[...]
Monthly Meeting: Council of Canadians, Kitchener-Waterloo Chapter 7:00 pm
Monthly Meeting: Council of Canadians, Kitchener-Waterloo Chapter @ Community Room, Bread and Roses Co-operative Homes
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Kitchener-Waterloo chapter of Council of Canadians meets on the third Wednesday of every month from 7:00pm to 9:00pm in the Community Room at Bread and Roses Co-operative Homes, 307 Queen St S. (corner of[...]
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A Will For The Woods – Film Screening 7:00 pm
A Will For The Woods – Film Screening @ Princess Twin Cinemas
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm
What if our last act could be a gift to the planet? Determined that his final resting place will benefit the earth, musician, psychiatrist, and folk dancer Clark Wang prepares for his own green burial[...]
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KW Climate Save at the Eco Market
KW Climate Save at the Eco Market @ Waterloo Region Museum
Apr 21 all-day
Kitchener-Waterloo Climate Save will be at the Eco Market on April 21st An Annual Summit The Eco Market is a celebration of sustainable businesses and ideas born right here in Ontario! Bringing you eco-friendly vendors,[...]
The Eco Market 11:00 am
The Eco Market @ Waterloo Region Museum
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am
The Eco Market is a celebration of sustainable businesses and ideas born right here in Ontario! Bringing you eco-friendly vendors, expert speakers from the region, and delicious local food & drinks! We’re firm believers in[...]
Common Ground 2018 12:30 pm
Common Ground 2018 @ Regina Commons (Regina & Dupont)
Apr 21 @ 12:30 pm
The businesses at The Regina Street Commons, Located at the corner of Regina and Dupont Streets in uptown Waterloo, will host their second Earth Day Festival 2018 “Connected”.  Free all day activities, music and arts will[...]
Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Apr 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Share a meal. Start a conversation. All welcome at Food Not Bombs Kitchener’s Saturday servings! Where does this happen? The serving happens at 1:30 every Saturday in front of Kitchener City Hall (200 King St[...]
Open Family Creation Space: Earth Day Edition 2:30 pm
Open Family Creation Space: Earth Day Edition @ Waterloo Public Library - Main
Apr 21 @ 2:30 pm
Design and build working toys using renewable energy. This is a family program. Drop-in.
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Earth Day Tree Planting 10:00 am
Earth Day Tree Planting @ rare Charitable Research Reserve
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am
  Join us for Earth Day and help rare with a stream restoration project! We will be planting several species of trees and shrubs along the banks of a newly restored cold water creek. The plants will[...]
Earth Day Extravaganza 2:00 pm
Earth Day Extravaganza @ Idea Exchange - Preston
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm
Join us for an all-ages Earth Day celebration! Pitch in for a Preston neighbourhood clean-up, swap seeds and plant a seed to take home. It will be an afternoon of fun with rare Charitable Research Reserve, Seeds[...]
EARTH DAY EXTRAVAGANZA 2:00 pm
EARTH DAY EXTRAVAGANZA @ Idea Exchange - Preston
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm
  Join us for an all-ages Earth Day celebration! Pitch in for a Preston neighbourhood clean-up, swap seeds and plant a seed to take home. It will be an afternoon of fun with rare Charitable Research Reserve,[...]
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Environmental Racism & the Politics of Waste – Ingrid Waldron Public Lecture 7:00 pm
Environmental Racism & the Politics of Waste – Ingrid Waldron Public Lecture @ Waterloo Global Science Initiative
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm
Free tickets will be available at bit.ly/IngridWaldronTalk starting April 9, 2018 at 9 AM ET. The live webcast will appear on the top of the page at wgsi.org. This lecture is being presented as part of Waterloo Global Science[...]
WGSI: Ingrid Waldron – Environmental Racism and the Politics of Waste 7:00 pm
WGSI: Ingrid Waldron – Environmental Racism and the Politics of Waste @ Mike Lazaridis Theatre of Ideas
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This lecture is being presented as part of Waterloo Global Science Initiative’s Generation SDG Summit. It is not lost on many Canadians that Nova Scotia has had a long and rather unique history with racism and has[...]
The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada Presents: An Evening with Jane Goodall 7:30 pm
The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada Presents: An Evening with Jane Goodall @ Centre In The Square
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dr. Goodall first set foot in the forests of Tanzania in 1960, armed with little more than a notepad, a pair of binoculars and a dream of living in Africa and observing wildlife. From the[...]
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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Apr 25 all-day
 
43rd Annual Interfaith Community Breakfast 7:00 am
43rd Annual Interfaith Community Breakfast @ Bingemans
Apr 25 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Now in its 43rd year, the annual Interfaith Community Breakfast in Waterloo Region is a celebration and expression of hope. Joining us as keynote speaker this year is Professor Hind A. Al-Abadleh of Wilfrid Laurier[...]
Living the Change 7:00 pm
Living the Change @ Princess Twin Cinemas
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm
Co-presented by KW Professional Organizers   Living the Change explores solutions to the global crises we face today – solutions any one of us can be part of – through the inspiring stories of people pioneering[...]
THE JANE GOODALL INSTITUTE OF CANADA PRESENTS: An Evening with Jane Goodall 7:30 pm
THE JANE GOODALL INSTITUTE OF CANADA PRESENTS: An Evening with Jane Goodall @ Centre In The Square
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dr. Goodall first set foot in the forests of Tanzania in 1960, armed with little more than a notepad, a pair of binoculars and a dream of living in Africa and observing wildlife. From the[...]
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Courthouse Vigil for 1500 Pigs: Sentencing 8:00 am
Courthouse Vigil for 1500 Pigs: Sentencing @ Court House
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Join KW Animal Save and London Pig Save at the courthouse in Simcoe for a vigil for over 1500 pigs who died in one of the biggest cases of animal cruelty in Canadian history. Help[...]
Waterloo Region Family Network: Election 2018 Panel Discussion with MPPs 6:30 pm
Waterloo Region Family Network: Election 2018 Panel Discussion with MPPs @ Holiday Inn Kitchener Waterloo
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Submit scripted question ideas to assist us in our question writing to info@wrfn.info by March 16. Please RSVP by email info@wrfn.info or by phone 519-886-9150 x1 by March 16th 2018, indicating the number of people[...]
Waterloo Region Family Network: Election 2018 Panel Discussion with MPPs 6:30 pm
Waterloo Region Family Network: Election 2018 Panel Discussion with MPPs @ Holiday Inn Kitchener Waterloo
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
You are invited to meet the Waterloo Region Members of Provincial Parliament for a grassroots opportunity to hear and be heard concerning the Developmental Services Sector. WHEN: APRIL 26, 2018 6:30 – 9:00 PM WHERE:[...]
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Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Share a meal. Start a conversation. All welcome at Food Not Bombs Kitchener’s Saturday servings! Where does this happen? The serving happens at 1:30 every Saturday in front of Kitchener City Hall (200 King St[...]
Beyond Crisis Film Screening & Potluck 4:30 pm
Beyond Crisis Film Screening & Potluck @ REEP Green Solutions House
Apr 28 @ 4:30 pm
This Saturday April 28 at 4:30 there is a free screening of Beyond Crisis being held by Transition KW at Reep House for Sustainable Living, 20 Mill Street, Kitchener. We’d love for folks to come[...]
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cycleWR meet & greet 2:00 pm
cycleWR meet & greet
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cyclewr-meet-greet-tickets-45146257672Better biking is coming to Waterloo Region. We’re going to make it happen—with your help. Join CycleWR on April 29 to talk about a bikeable Waterloo Region.CycleWR is a new coalition that advocates for cycling[...]
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Alliance Against Poverty Special Meeting on Transit 5:15 pm
Alliance Against Poverty Special Meeting on Transit @ The Working Centre
Apr 30 @ 5:15 pm – 7:00 pm
Our next meeting is on Monday, April 30th at 5:15pm at the Working Centre (upstairs – Mezzanine); this is not the regular AAP meeting (scheduled for Monday, May 14th at 5:15pm) but it’s important for[...]