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The World Remembers: 1914-1918 8:00 am
The World Remembers: 1914-1918 @ CGR
Sep 12 @ 8:00 am – Nov 10 @ 5:00 pm
In fall 2018, the Archives Gallery will again be a display location for ‘The World Remembers.’ Every day from September 12-November 11, 2018 the names of 1,033,167 soldiers and nurses on all sides of the[...]
A New Era of Peace and a Peaceful Land
A New Era of Peace and a Peaceful Land @ CGR
Jul 12 – Oct 5 all-day
This exhibition, sponsored by Mennonite Central Committee and curated by the Korean Art Forum, collects rarely seen works by American, Chinese, North and South Korean artists.  Responding to the speeches given by leaders of North[...]
A New Era of Peace and a Peaceful Land
A New Era of Peace and a Peaceful Land @ CGR
Jul 12 – Oct 5 all-day
This exhibition, sponsored by Mennonite Central Committee and curated by the Korean Art Forum, collects rarely seen works by American, Chinese, North and South Korean artists.  Responding to the speeches given by leaders of North[...]
Bookclub: The Wellness Syndrome 7:00 pm
Bookclub: The Wellness Syndrome
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
KW Hungry Minds Monday, October 1 at 7:00 PM Interesting book on the politics and morality of wellness. It’s a short read but lots of meat to for us to chew on. Here’s the publisher’s[...]
Waterloo Region Health Coalition monthly meeting 7:00 pm
Waterloo Region Health Coalition monthly meeting @ Heather Room, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Waterloo Region Health Coalition monthly meeting @ Heather Room, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada
The Waterloo Region Health Coalition is the local chapter of the Ontario Health Coalition. The chapter meets on the second Monday of every month, except on holidays, when the meeting is on the first Monday[...]
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International Day of Nonviolence
International Day of Nonviolence
Oct 2 all-day
International Day of Nonviolence @  |  |
Flag of the United NationsThe International Day of Non-Violence is marked on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence.
Minded 6:00 pm
Minded
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
KW Hungry Minds Tuesday, October 2 at 6:00 PM Understanding the mechanics of the mind, behind that ever so complex workshop in your skull. During distinguishing the decision drive -determining des… https://www.meetup.com/KW-Hungry-Minds/events/254909677/
Protect Your Home from Water Damage 6:30 pm
Protect Your Home from Water Damage
Oct 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
EVENT DETAILS “I am a new homeowner and a bit of a newbie when it comes to home improvements. What I learned made things clear about what I could do to get the water away[...]
#IDOPAN Movie Night for Nonviolence 7:00 pm
#IDOPAN Movie Night for Nonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
#IDOPAN Movie Night for Nonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe |  |  |
from YouTube: Spot FICNOVA 4 Edición en Castellano In collaboration with FICNOVA, join us for an evening of movies and short films from the 4th Festival Internacional de Cine de la Noviolencia Activa. We’ll watch[...]
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence 7:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe |  |  |
Our Weekly Meeting Join us at the Queen St. Commons Cafe (43 Queen St. S., Kitchener, ON Map) on Tuesdays at 7:00pm. We discuss themes and organize activities for Nonviolence. Let’s build a better world[...]
Group 9, Amnesty International regular meeting 7:30 pm
Group 9, Amnesty International regular meeting @ Community Ed Room 2202, Conrad Grebel College
Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Group 9, Amnesty International regular meeting @ Community Ed Room 2202, Conrad Grebel College | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada
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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Visible Yet Invisible: The Disciplinary Mechanism of Self-surveillance Among Undocumented South Asian Men in Rural Greece 12:30 pm
Visible Yet Invisible: The Disciplinary Mechanism of Self-surveillance Among Undocumented South Asian Men in Rural Greece
Oct 4 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Photo credit: Reena Kukreja “We go to the farm, work, and then come back to spend the rest of the time in the ‘dera’ (residence). We do not go anywhere else. This is the story[...]
Cambridge Municipal All Candidates Meeting hosted by @SPCCND 6:00 pm
Cambridge Municipal All Candidates Meeting hosted by @SPCCND @ Langs
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Municipal All Candidates Meetings: Cambridge: October 4th, 2018, 6 pm-9 pm, Langs, 1145 Concession Rd, Cambridge North Dumfries: October 10th, 2018, 7 pm-9 pm, 2958 Greenfield Rd. Cambridge
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Alliance Against Poverty Regular Meeting 5:15 pm
Alliance Against Poverty Regular Meeting @ The Working Centre
Oct 8 @ 5:15 pm – 7:00 pm
Alliance Against Poverty Regular Meeting @ The Working Centre
We are an alliance of individuals from a variety of economic and social situations who strive to end poverty within our society by: ​ practicing solidarity between those who have enough and those who do[...]
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Tech Talk 6:00 pm
Tech Talk
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
KW Hungry Minds Tuesday, October 9 at 6:00 PM Technology is taking off! And with a big enough impact on today and the future, to likely alter our world faster & in more ways than[...]
New Thinking for Post-Oslo Palestine Challenges & Opportunities 7:00 pm
New Thinking for Post-Oslo Palestine Challenges & Opportunities @ Avon Mennonite Church
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
New Thinking for Post-Oslo Palestine Challenges & Opportunities @ Avon Mennonite Church
A Palestinian International Human Rights Lawyer’s Perspective. Christian communities will be especially interested in learning about this: Watershed Moment: A Christian Palestinian Human Rights Perspective on Challenges and Opportunities Admission by donation. Proceeds will benefit[...]
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence 7:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe |  |  |
Our Weekly Meeting Join us at the Queen St. Commons Cafe (43 Queen St. S., Kitchener, ON Map) on Tuesdays at 7:00pm. We discuss themes and organize activities for Nonviolence. Let’s build a better world[...]
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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Oct 10 all-day
 
North Dumfries Municipal All Candidates Meeting hosted by @SPCCND 7:00 pm
North Dumfries Municipal All Candidates Meeting hosted by @SPCCND
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Municipal All Candidates Meetings: Cambridge: October 4th, 2018, 6 pm-9 pm, Langs, 1145 Concession Rd, Cambridge North Dumfries: October 10th, 2018, 7 pm-9 pm, 2958 Greenfield Rd. Cambridge
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Backward/Forward: Reflections on Peace, Conflict, and Human Rights 7:30 pm
Backward/Forward: Reflections on Peace, Conflict, and Human Rights @ CGR
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Conversations with the 2018 recipient of the Conrad Grebel Distinguished Alumni Service Award – Dean Peachey ’82,’86 This conversation, hosted by Associate PACS Professor Reina Neufeldt, will focus on Dean’s current work and some reminiscing[...]
Backward/Forward: Reflections on Peace, Conflict, and Human Rights 7:30 pm
Backward/Forward: Reflections on Peace, Conflict, and Human Rights @ CGR
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Conversations with the 2018 recipient of the Conrad Grebel Distinguished Alumni Service Award – Dean Peachey ’82,’86 This conversation, hosted by Associate PACS Professor Reina Neufeldt, will focus on Dean’s current work and some reminiscing[...]
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NCYC Training 5:30 pm
NCYC Training
Oct 12 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Rockway Gardens Pruning Demo and Tour 10:00 am
Rockway Gardens Pruning Demo and Tour
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
EVENT DETAILS Master Gardeners are here to teach budding and experienced gardeners alike how to properly care for trees and shrubs. Learn first-hand how to ensure the health and longevity of your garden through basic[...]
Landscape Solutions for Managing Water 12:30 pm
Landscape Solutions for Managing Water
Oct 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
EVENT DETAILS Learn ways to add landscape solutions like rain gardens, bioswales, and trees into your yard. See first-hand the gardens at Avenue Road Baptist Church that are designed to soak up and filter stormwater.[...]
Landscape Solutions for Managing Water 12:30 pm
Landscape Solutions for Managing Water
Oct 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Cambridge City Green MeetUp Saturday, October 13 at 12:30 PM SPACE IS LIMITED PLEASE REGISTER (FREE) AT EVENTBRITE LINK: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/landscape-solutions-for-managing-water-tickets-49477985988 Le… https://www.meetup.com/Cambridge-City-Green/events/254385097/
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Waterloo Meet the Candidates 4:00 pm
Waterloo Meet the Candidates @ First United Church Waterloo
Oct 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Waterloo Meet the Candidates @ First United Church Waterloo | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada
Social Development Centre Waterloo Region is organizing its traditional participatory Meet the Candidates Session in Waterloo, inviting candidates for the regional chair, regional council and city mayors. We currently have a groundswell of contentious issues[...]
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Zero Waste Week 2018
Zero Waste Week 2018
Oct 15 – Oct 19 all-day
Join the Sustainability Office for Zero Waste Week to reduce your material footprint and support our campus goal of becoming a zero waste campus by 2035.  We’re encouraging you to take the Zero Waste Challenge for[...]
Reducing Your Material Footprint – Open Session 12:00 pm
Reducing Your Material Footprint – Open Session @ RCH
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
To kick off Zero Waste Week, join the Sustainability Office to learn about reducing your material footprint!  This session will challenge you to think differently about how buy items at home and at work, and[...]
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Partnering with Nature to Heal the Biosphere 6:30 pm
Partnering with Nature to Heal the Biosphere @ Kitchener Public Library Theatre
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Partnering with Nature to Heal the Biosphere @ Kitchener Public Library Theatre | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada
Earth is in crisis, but there is much we can and should do. How can we work with nature to heal the wounds we’ve inflicted? A handful of leading-edge thinkers will be presenting their solutions[...]
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence 7:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe |  |  |
Our Weekly Meeting Join us at the Queen St. Commons Cafe (43 Queen St. S., Kitchener, ON Map) on Tuesdays at 7:00pm. We discuss themes and organize activities for Nonviolence. Let’s build a better world[...]
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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Oct 17 all-day
 
Noon Hour Concert: The Water is Wide 12:30 pm
Noon Hour Concert: The Water is Wide @ CGR
Oct 17 @ 12:30 pm – 12:30 pm
Soprano Ellen McAteer and pianist Geoffrey Conquer present an afternoon of love, longing, and laughter.  ‘The Water is Wide’ will journey from Mozart’s charming lieder to Canteloube’s haunting Chants d’Auvergne (Songs of the Auvergne) to selections from Mahler’s Des[...]
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
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly Meeting: Council of Canadians, Kitchener-Waterloo Chapter @ Community Room, Bread and Roses Co-operative Homes | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada
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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Memory, Identity, and the Sermon on the Mount 7:30 pm
Memory, Identity, and the Sermon on the Mount @ CGR
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The 2018 Benjamin Eby Lecture features Professor Alicia Batten, presenting ‘Memory, Identity, and the Sermon on the Mount: The Case of André Trocmé.’ The communities of the Plateau Vivarais-Lignon in France have become famous for[...]
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ALIV(e) Meeting with Jane Mitchell 11:00 am
ALIV(e) Meeting with Jane Mitchell @ Social Development Centre
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
ALIV(e) Meeting with Jane Mitchell @ Social Development Centre  | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada
ALIV(e) (Awareness of Low Income Voices) next meeting is October 19th 11:00a.m. to 2:00p.m. Guest speaker will be Waterloo Regional Councillor Jane Grey Mitchell. ALIV(e) is a pretty small group. Our chair is Erma Friesen.[...]
Empowered Women Preach 7:30 pm
Empowered Women Preach @ CGR
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm
Come be empowered at this two-day conference with a variety of speakers, exploring how the pulpit supports Spirit-filled women who are encouraged and equipped to proclaim Christ for the renewal of their local church.
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Waterloo Hands-On Pruning Workshop 1:00 pm
Waterloo Hands-On Pruning Workshop
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
EVENT DETAILS Master Gardeners wants to share their expertise in pruning not by showing but doing! Join us as Master Gardeners help prune the landscape at the KidsAbility Centre in Waterloo. No experience required, dress[...]
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Ontario Municipal Elections 2018
Ontario Municipal Elections 2018
Oct 22 all-day
From the Ontario Municipal Elections Act, Voting Day [1]: Voting day in a regular election is the fourth Monday in October, subject to section 10. 1996, c. 32, Sched., s. 5; 2009, c. 33, Sched.[...]
Policy Analyst Recruitment and Development Program, Department of Canadian Heritage 1:30 pm
Policy Analyst Recruitment and Development Program, Department of Canadian Heritage
Oct 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Phillippe Roseberry, Senior Policy and Research Analyst in the Broadcasting and Digital Communications Branch of the Department of Canadian Heritage, will introduce graduate students to the opportunities available in the Federal Government through the Recruitment[...]
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Cultural Translation: Negotiated Third Spaces and Those Who Live There
Cultural Translation: Negotiated Third Spaces and Those Who Live There @ CGR
Oct 23 – Dec 20 all-day
Soheila Esfahani This exhibition features the work of artist and cultural translator Soheila Esfahani. As an Iranian Canadian, Soheila has lived in what she calls a “negotiated third space” and her artwork emerges from her[...]
Levers for Food Systems Change: A Panel Discussion on Urban Food Security, Food Justice, and International Agreements 8:15 am
Levers for Food Systems Change: A Panel Discussion on Urban Food Security, Food Justice, and International Agreements
Oct 23 @ 8:15 am – 10:30 am
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Philosophication 5:30 pm
Philosophication
Oct 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
KW Hungry Minds Tuesday, October 23 at 5:30 PM The art of questioning and attemptive understanding. What? Philosophy in general. Casual discussion, mostly focused on the topic (differs monthly) lis… https://www.meetup.com/KW-Hungry-Minds/events/qlkdppyxnbfc/
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence 7:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe |  |  |
Our Weekly Meeting Join us at the Queen St. Commons Cafe (43 Queen St. S., Kitchener, ON Map) on Tuesdays at 7:00pm. We discuss themes and organize activities for Nonviolence. Let’s build a better world[...]
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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Oct 24 all-day
 
Noon Hour Concert: Like Minds 12:30 pm
Noon Hour Concert: Like Minds @ CGR
Oct 24 @ 12:30 pm – 12:30 pm
This concert will feature an eclectic mix of music by Keith Jarrett, Chick Corea, and Monk.  Performers Michael Wood on vibes/percussion, Steve Clark on bass, and Rob LaRose on percussion have a wealth of experience[...]
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Canada’s Natural Resources: Let’s Not Abandon Our Strengths 12:00 pm
Canada’s Natural Resources: Let’s Not Abandon Our Strengths
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
It has become difficult to initiate natural resource extraction projects in Canada. Construction-aggregate mining in southern Ontario has been subject to unpredictable and cost-prohibitive regulation, as are major pipelines in western Canada. Natural gas development[...]
Sing for Water 7:30 pm
Sing for Water @ CGR
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm
At this public event, Jane Ramseyer Miller, Artistic Director of One Voice Mixed Chorus, Minnesota’s GLBTA chorus and Artistic Director for GALA Choruses, will lead us in singing and reflection. She will inspire us to[...]
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China in Africa: A Model for Africans or a New Colonialism? 12:00 pm
China in Africa: A Model for Africans or a New Colonialism?
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
There have been contacts between China and African states that extended over centuries. During the Cold War, China played a role supporting anti-colonial/anti-apartheid struggles across the continent. Since 1978, China has undergone a rapid process[...]
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Living History: Indigenous and Mennonite Stories of Encounter 10:00 am
Living History: Indigenous and Mennonite Stories of Encounter @ CGR
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
How did you arrive here? What is your history on this land? Join the Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario for a day of conversation about Mennonite settler stories and Indigenous histories. The event is free.[...]
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Food for Thought 1:00 pm
Food for Thought
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
KW Hungry Minds Sunday, October 28 at 1:00 PM A monthly discussion on how we see the world. What is important to us and how these values are reflected in society – locally and by[...]
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Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence 7:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe |  |  |
Our Weekly Meeting Join us at the Queen St. Commons Cafe (43 Queen St. S., Kitchener, ON Map) on Tuesdays at 7:00pm. We discuss themes and organize activities for Nonviolence. Let’s build a better world[...]
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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Oct 31 all-day
 
Noon Hour Concert: Harp & Song 12:30 pm
Noon Hour Concert: Harp & Song @ CGR
Oct 31 @ 12:30 pm – 12:30 pm
Harpist Lori Gemmell and tenor James McLean will perform a selection of classical music.  This concert features French songs by Debussy, Faure and Tournier, British Folk songs by Benjamin Britten, and Glen Buhr’s setting of Tolkien’s[...]
Discussion Night: Weighted First Past The Post 7:00 pm
Discussion Night: Weighted First Past The Post @ Community Meeting Room, Bread & Roses Co-op
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
[1] It’s Hallowe’en, so let’s have a scary Discussion Night. How about proposing another First Past The Post voting system? But maybe it’s not so scary after all. Larry Kryski has proposed a minor adjustment[...]