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HEALTHY YARDS: IDEA SPARK 101 | RAIN COACH 7:00 pm
HEALTHY YARDS: IDEA SPARK 101 | RAIN COACH @ REEP Green Solutions House
May 1 @ 7:00 pm
These workshops will give you an introduction to designing beautiful, functional, and healthy yards that are rain smart and beneficial to nature and people alike. These workshops will focus on rain smart techniques and the best[...]
Healthy Yards: Idea Spark 101 | RAIN Coach * Wait List Only* 7:00 pm
Healthy Yards: Idea Spark 101 | RAIN Coach * Wait List Only*
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
These workshops will give you an introduction to designing beautiful, functional, and healthy yards that are rain smart and beneficial to nature and people alike. These workshops will focus on rain smart techniques and the best[...]
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#FridaysForFuture Climate Strike 12:30 pm
#FridaysForFuture Climate Strike @ Waterloo City Hall
May 3 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
This event is dedicated to building a youth voice to speak up for climate action in solidarity with Greta Thunberg and other young people across the world. Join us on FRIDAY, MARCH 1st from 12.30[...]
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2ND ANNUAL EARTH DAY COMMUNITY CLEAN UP + BIKE TUNE-UP 2:00 pm
2ND ANNUAL EARTH DAY COMMUNITY CLEAN UP + BIKE TUNE-UP @ Idea Exchange - Preston
May 4 @ 2:00 pm
Celebrate Spring with an all-ages Earth Day celebration! Bring your bike for a free tune-up, pitch in for a Preston neighbourhood clean-up with Cambridge City Green, pick up seeds to start your garden and enjoy fun[...]
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Jane’s Walk: Death and Life of a Great Urban Creek: Mill Creek Walk 2:00 pm
Jane’s Walk: Death and Life of a Great Urban Creek: Mill Creek Walk
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Cambridge City Green MeetUp Sunday, May 5 at 2:00 PM When: Sunday, May 5, 2-3:30 p.m. Where: Begin at Soper Park picnic shelter, end at University of Waterloo School of Architecture building Walk Leader:… https://www.meetup.com/Cambridge-City-Green/events/260571410/
Book Club & BuzzFeed Quiz Night: The Personality Brokers 7:00 pm
Book Club & BuzzFeed Quiz Night: The Personality Brokers
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
KW Hungry Minds Sunday, May 5 at 7:00 PM This month’s selection is Merve Emre’s The Personality Brokers : The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing. We’ll be po… https://www.meetup.com/KW-Hungry-Minds/events/257954490/
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Grebel Gallery Exhibit | New Fraktur 8:30 am
Grebel Gallery Exhibit | New Fraktur @ CGR
May 6 @ 8:30 am – Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm
Meg Harder is an interdisciplinary artist working and living in the Grand River Watershed. Harder graduated with a BA in Fine Art from the University of Waterloo, which included a six month exchange at Bezalel[...]
Spring 2019 Ensemble Auditions: Open for registration 9:00 am
Spring 2019 Ensemble Auditions: Open for registration @ CGR
May 6 @ 9:00 am – May 21 @ 10:00 pm
Spring 2019 Ensemble auditions are open for registration. See Ensemble page for details.  In Spring term we offer the Balinese Gamelan, Instrumental Chamber groups, orchestra@uwaterloo, and the University Choir. The orchestra needs 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets,[...]
Grebel Gallery Exhibit | New Fraktur – Meg Harder
Grebel Gallery Exhibit | New Fraktur – Meg Harder @ CGR
May 6 – Oct 25 all-day
Meg Harder is a Mennonite female artist working in the Haldimand Treaty Territory/Grand River Watershed. Her practice explores bioregional themes through a variety of media including works on paper, projection, installation, and social choreography. Harder’s[...]
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Restorative Circle Trg for Educators May 7-9 2019 8:30 am
Restorative Circle Trg for Educators May 7-9 2019
May 7 @ 8:30 am – May 9 @ 4:30 pm
 
Region of Waterloo — Strategic Focus Session 3:00 pm
Region of Waterloo — Strategic Focus Session @ Council Chamber, Region of Waterloo
May 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Strategic Focus Session Learn how renewal and rebalance can improve our strategic planning Please join us in Regional Council Chambers to hear Henry Mintzberg speak from his book Rebalancing Society. Dr. Mintzberg will present and[...]
Minded 6:00 pm
Minded
May 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
KW Hungry Minds Tuesday, May 7 at 6:00 PM Understanding the mechanics of the Mind, in that ever so complex workshop in your head. What? Casual conversation about how the mind works. Mostly foc… https://www.meetup.com/KW-Hungry-Minds/events/260489540/
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence 7:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
May 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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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Invasive Species Removal – Buckthorn 9:30 am
Invasive Species Removal – Buckthorn @ rare Charitable Research Reserve
May 8 @ 9:30 am
Invasive Species Removal – Buckthorn Description: Wednesday, May 8, 20199:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Meet at Lamb’s Inn Join us and help rare remove invasive species! Common Buckthorn was introduced to Canada to be used in hedgerows and windbreaks. It[...]
Invasive Species Removal – Buckthorn 1:30 pm
Invasive Species Removal – Buckthorn @ rare Charitable Research Reserve
May 8 @ 1:30 pm
Invasive Species Removal – Buckthorn Description: Wednesday, May 8, 20191:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Meet at Lamb’s Inn Join us and help rare remove invasive species! Common Buckthorn was introduced to Canada to be used in hedgerows and windbreaks. It[...]
Green Drinks Kitchener Waterloo Cambridge 6:00 pm
Green Drinks Kitchener Waterloo Cambridge @ Barley Works Billiards Room, Huether Hotel
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
COME ONE, COME ALL for an informal gathering of environmentally conscientious, sustainably-like-minded people who enjoy casual conversation, good food and good fun! Are you working on, interested in, or thinking about sustainable facilities, renewable energy[...]
Stride Circle Training 6:00 pm
Stride Circle Training
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Eating Tomorrow: The Battle for the Future of Food 7:00 pm
Eating Tomorrow: The Battle for the Future of Food
May 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Photo credit: WindowsObserver Join author, Timothy A. Wise on a worldwide journey to understand the continued prevalence of hunger amid plenty. If the world now has record levels of grain production, why does it also[...]
Healthy Yards: Planning 201 | RAIN Coach 7:00 pm
Healthy Yards: Planning 201 | RAIN Coach
May 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
These workshops will give you an introduction to designing beautiful, functional, and healthy yards that are rain smart and beneficial to nature and people alike. These workshops will focus on rain smart techniques and the best[...]
Healthy Yards: Planning 201 | RAIN Coach 7:00 pm
Healthy Yards: Planning 201 | RAIN Coach @ REEP Green Solutions House
May 8 @ 7:00 pm
These workshops will give you an introduction to designing beautiful, functional, and healthy yards that are rain smart and beneficial to nature and people alike. These workshops will focus on rain smart techniques and the best[...]
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts 7:30 pm
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts @ The Registry Theatre
May 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
ABOUT THE SHOW Sid has been transferred all over the country and knows she’s bad. Brit is in for something she claims she didn’t do. Kit has made some “bad choices” and is tormented by[...]
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Confronting the Global Forced Migration Crisis 12:00 pm
Confronting the Global Forced Migration Crisis
May 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Photo credit: Oxfam East Africa/Creative Commons License Erol Yayboke, Deputy Director and Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), examines the lessons learned from the Center’s Task Force on the Global[...]
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts 7:30 pm
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts @ The Registry Theatre
May 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
ABOUT THE SHOW Sid has been transferred all over the country and knows she’s bad. Brit is in for something she claims she didn’t do. Kit has made some “bad choices” and is tormented by[...]
Launch Reception for ‘New Fraktur’ 7:30 pm
Launch Reception for ‘New Fraktur’ @ CGR - Conrad Grebel University, Centre for Peace Advancement
May 9 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us for a reception celebrating the next Grebel Gallery exhibit, New Fraktur by Meg Harder.  Harder is a Mennonite female artist working in the Haldimand Treaty Territory/Grand River Watershed. Her practice explores bioregional themes[...]
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Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts 7:30 pm
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts @ The Registry Theatre
May 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
ABOUT THE SHOW Sid has been transferred all over the country and knows she’s bad. Brit is in for something she claims she didn’t do. Kit has made some “bad choices” and is tormented by[...]
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Energy Coaching Sessions | Advice from a Registered Energy Advisor 1:30 pm
Energy Coaching Sessions | Advice from a Registered Energy Advisor @ ON
May 11 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Do you have burning questions on how to make your house energy efficient? Do you want to make your home more comfortable, but don’t know where to start? Book a time with a Registered Energy Advisor to[...]
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts 2:00 pm
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts @ The Registry Theatre
May 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
ABOUT THE SHOW Sid has been transferred all over the country and knows she’s bad. Brit is in for something she claims she didn’t do. Kit has made some “bad choices” and is tormented by[...]
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts 7:30 pm
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts @ The Registry Theatre
May 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
ABOUT THE SHOW Sid has been transferred all over the country and knows she’s bad. Brit is in for something she claims she didn’t do. Kit has made some “bad choices” and is tormented by[...]
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Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts 4:00 pm
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts @ The Registry Theatre
May 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
ABOUT THE SHOW Sid has been transferred all over the country and knows she’s bad. Brit is in for something she claims she didn’t do. Kit has made some “bad choices” and is tormented by[...]
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Alliance Against Poverty Regular Meeting 5:15 pm
Alliance Against Poverty Regular Meeting @ The Working Centre
May 13 @ 5:15 pm – 7:00 pm
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[...]
Monthly Meeting 7:00 pm
Monthly Meeting
May 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Waterloo Region Health Coalition Monday, May 13 at 7:00 PM Discussing Public Health Care. ALSO: coffee, (incl. decaf!) cookies, and conversation. Feel free to contact me if you want a particular issue regardin… https://www.meetup.com/Waterloo-Region-Health-Coalition/events/rnfbnqyzhbrb/
Waterloo Region Health Coalition monthly meeting 7:00 pm
Waterloo Region Health Coalition monthly meeting @ Heather Room, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
May 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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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Tech Talk 6:00 pm
Tech Talk
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
KW Hungry Minds Tuesday, May 14 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[...]
Viewpoints on Poverty: Exploring Life In The Margins 6:30 pm
Viewpoints on Poverty: Exploring Life In The Margins @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
May 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us for an inclusive evening with a panel presentation, group discussion, and personal action to achieve nonviolent solutions for people living a life of poverty. This Viewpoints forum tries to bring the perspectives of[...]
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts 7:30 pm
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts @ The Registry Theatre
May 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
ABOUT THE SHOW Sid has been transferred all over the country and knows she’s bad. Brit is in for something she claims she didn’t do. Kit has made some “bad choices” and is tormented by[...]
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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
May 15 @ 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[...]
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts 7:30 pm
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts @ The Registry Theatre
May 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
ABOUT THE SHOW Sid has been transferred all over the country and knows she’s bad. Brit is in for something she claims she didn’t do. Kit has made some “bad choices” and is tormented by[...]
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Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts 7:30 pm
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts @ The Registry Theatre
May 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
ABOUT THE SHOW Sid has been transferred all over the country and knows she’s bad. Brit is in for something she claims she didn’t do. Kit has made some “bad choices” and is tormented by[...]
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Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts 7:30 pm
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts @ The Registry Theatre
May 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
ABOUT THE SHOW Sid has been transferred all over the country and knows she’s bad. Brit is in for something she claims she didn’t do. Kit has made some “bad choices” and is tormented by[...]
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DITP 2019 Workshop 12:00 pm
DITP 2019 Workshop @ WR Nonviolence HQ
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Calling all WR Nonviolence friends and volunteers! Every year we have a workshop to prepare for the annual Nonviolence Day In The Park. We’ll clean the kids’ games, update directional signs, paint banners, and create[...]
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts 2:00 pm
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts @ The Registry Theatre
May 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
ABOUT THE SHOW Sid has been transferred all over the country and knows she’s bad. Brit is in for something she claims she didn’t do. Kit has made some “bad choices” and is tormented by[...]
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts 7:30 pm
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts @ The Registry Theatre
May 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
ABOUT THE SHOW Sid has been transferred all over the country and knows she’s bad. Brit is in for something she claims she didn’t do. Kit has made some “bad choices” and is tormented by[...]
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Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts 4:00 pm
Guarded Girls — A play from Green Light Arts @ The Registry Theatre
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
ABOUT THE SHOW Sid has been transferred all over the country and knows she’s bad. Brit is in for something she claims she didn’t do. Kit has made some “bad choices” and is tormented by[...]
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Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence 7:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
May 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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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Engaging Economies of Change
Engaging Economies of Change @ Balsillie School of International Affairs, CIGI Campus
May 22 – May 25 all-day
Canadian Society for Ecological Economics 12th Biennial Conference Climate change, resource scarcity, deepening inequalities, volatile geo-politics and growing economic instability all threaten our wellbeing, now and in the future. These challenges require interdisciplinary economics research[...]
Engaging Economies of Change – CANSEE Conference
Engaging Economies of Change – CANSEE Conference @ Balsillie School of International Affairs
May 22 all-day
Climate change, resource scarcity, deepening inequalities, volatile geo-politics and growing economic instability all threaten our wellbeing, now and in the future. These challenges require interdisciplinary economics research that is informed by real-world situations and creates[...]
Nith Valley Ecoboosters Monthly Meeting 7:00 pm
Nith Valley Ecoboosters Monthly Meeting
May 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Nith Valley Ecoboosters are committed to achieving and supporting a long-term healthy environment in Wilmot and Wellesley Townships through education action and collaboration. Please join us 7:00pm on the 4th Wednesday of the month.[...]
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Forest Plantation Naturalization 9:30 am
Forest Plantation Naturalization @ rare Charitable Research Reserve
May 24 @ 9:30 am
Forest Plantation Naturalization Description: Friday, May 24, 20199:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Meet at Lamb’s Inn Join us and help rare naturalize the plantations! The Thompson Tract plantation was planted in the 1980s, mostly with Black Walnut and White[...]
Forest Plantation Naturalization 1:30 pm
Forest Plantation Naturalization @ rare Charitable Research Reserve
May 24 @ 1:30 pm
Forest Plantation Naturalization Description: Friday, May 24, 20191:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Meet at Lamb’s Inn Join us and help rare naturalize the plantations! The Thompson Tract plantation was planted in the 1980s, mostly with Black Walnut and White Pine.[...]
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You @ Waterloo Day 11:00 am
You @ Waterloo Day
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 am
Students with offers of admission to University of Waterloo are invited to attend a special open house with a focus on finding the right place to live!  Come experience what residence life at Grebel is[...]
What’s Passive House Design? | Energy Efficiency, Comfort & Affordability *New Date + Location* 1:30 pm
What’s Passive House Design? | Energy Efficiency, Comfort & Affordability *New Date + Location*
May 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
With Germany, Belgium, Scotland and most recently British Columbia adopting Passive house (PH) as their building standard, it is quickly becoming the new normal all over the world. What do the houses that positively impact the environment look[...]
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Food for Thought 1:00 pm
Food for Thought
May 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
KW Hungry Minds Sunday, May 26 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[...]
The X-Page Presents: “Quilt of Stories” 2:00 pm
The X-Page Presents: “Quilt of Stories”
May 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Philosophication 6:00 pm
Philosophication
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
KW Hungry Minds Tuesday, May 28 at 6:00 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/kjhbwqyzhblc/
Follow-up to Viewpoints on Poverty Forum 7:00 pm
Follow-up to Viewpoints on Poverty Forum @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
May 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
At this week’s regular meeting we’re having a follow-up with participants from the Viewpoints on Poverty forum. We’ll discuss the actions each of us can take to address the issues raised during the forum. This[...]
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Discussion Night at @FairvoteWRC 7:00 pm
Discussion Night at @FairvoteWRC @ Community Meeting Room, Bread & Roses Co-op
May 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
On the last Wednesday of every month we meet in the Community Room in the Bread and Roses Cooperative Housing to discuss the latest news and politics of electoral reform. Sometimes we have presentations on[...]
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J. Winfield Fretz Visiting Scholar Lecture 2019 7:30 pm
J. Winfield Fretz Visiting Scholar Lecture 2019 @ CGR
May 30 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Feeding the Colony, the Nation and the Market: Transported Foodways and New Crops in Latin American Mennonite Communities How did persistent attachment to wheat shape Mennonite settlement in Paraguay? What did it mean for Mennonites[...]
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