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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[...]
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Beyond Crisis — Special Film on Climate Change 7:30 pm
Beyond Crisis — Special Film on Climate Change @ Vanstone Lecture Hall, St. Jerome's University
May 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
St. Jerome’s Campus Ministry and the Social Justice Committee invite you to a film screening of Beyond Crisis, followed by a discussion with Kai Reimer-Watts, the writer, director and editor of the film. Beyond Crisis[...]
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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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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[...]
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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
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[...]
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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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[...]
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Nudie, In Concert 7:00 pm
Nudie, In Concert @ Alternatives Journal (A\J) Production office, Old Boehmer Box Building
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
HE CALLS HIMSELF NUDIE (a nod to Nashville rhinestone cowboy tailor Nudie Cohn) and he hangs his guitar in Charlottetown, PEI. We’re very pleased to present Nudie in a lovely intimate house concert format at[...]
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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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[...]
MAAMAWI — Waterloo Storytelling Project 7:00 pm
MAAMAWI — Waterloo Storytelling Project @ University of Waterloo Theatre of the Arts
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Debajehmujig Theatre Group Divest Waterloo and Faith and the Common Good are collaborating with local community partners to bring the Waterloo Storytelling Project to our Region. From May 6th to 10th, 2019, this project will[...]
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[...]
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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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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The Zero Waste Movement and Local Food Systems – A Panel Discussion 5:00 pm
The Zero Waste Movement and Local Food Systems – A Panel Discussion @ Kitchener Market
May 16 @ 5:00 pm
In this community forum, panelists will share their experience, insight, and advice fortackling food and packaging waste throughout the value chain to the individual consumers. Light zero waste refreshments to be provided. Please bring your[...]
Online Violence – Redefining the ‘Trolling’ and ‘Cyberbullying’ Narratives 6:30 pm
Online Violence – Redefining the ‘Trolling’ and ‘Cyberbullying’ Narratives @ Federation Hall, University of Waterloo
May 16 @ 6:30 pm
Dear Friends, It’s disturbing… but our political climate is stirring up hostility on and offline among a growing number of young white men, primarily directed toward those with feminist, anti-racist beliefs. When we give hateful[...]
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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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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Benefit Concert in support of Mary’s Place 7:00 pm
Benefit Concert in support of Mary’s Place @ St. Peter’s Lutheran Church
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Favourite selections by Bach, Handel, Mendelssohn, and others On Monday, May 20, 2019, acclaimed tenor and Wilfrid Laurier University graduate Thomas Leslie and renowned organist Christian Lane present a benefit concert on the beautiful pipe[...]
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Why We Cycle – Film Screening & Discussion 7:00 pm
Why We Cycle – Film Screening & Discussion @ University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy
May 21 @ 7:00 pm
The Netherlands is regarded as the best country on earth for cycling. But the Dutch rarely think about their country as a cycling paradise; they just get on their bikes and go about their daily[...]
Why We Cycle — Film screening and panel discussion 7:00 pm
Why We Cycle — Film screening and panel discussion @ PHR - School of Pharmacy
May 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The film Why We Cycle explores some of the obvious and not-so-obvious effects of cycling on people, communities and cities. Join us as we screen this insightful and thought-provoking film that brings together cutting-edge scholarly research, with ordinary[...]
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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[...]
Rally to Stop The Cuts at Grand River Hospital 12:00 pm
Rally to Stop The Cuts at Grand River Hospital @ Grand River Hospital
May 22 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Stop The Cuts at Grand River Hospital Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2019 Time: 12:00 noon to 14:00 (2:00pm) Where: At the front of GRH on King Street, Kitchener, Ontario Map
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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Economics for a Burning Planet: Challenging the Logic of the Growth Economy 7:00 pm
Economics for a Burning Planet: Challenging the Logic of the Growth Economy @ CIGI
May 23 @ 7:00 pm
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted in 2015 as a collective action plan for UN Member States to ensure a more peaceful and prosperous world by 2030. Sustainable Development Goal 8 focuses on building[...]
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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[...]
Fridays for Future Climate Strike: Kitchener-Waterloo 12:30 pm
Fridays for Future Climate Strike: Kitchener-Waterloo @ Waterloo Town Square
May 24 @ 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, MAY 24th from 12.30[...]
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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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* @ Evolv1
May 25 @ 1:30 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[...]
Community Maker Night 5:00 pm
Community Maker Night @ Waterloo Public Library - Main
May 25 @ 5:00 pm
WPL has partnered with the Canadian Society for Ecological Economics for a family-friendly, fun evening of making! Saturday, May 25 5:00pm to 8:00pm Main Library (enter off Dupont Street using the Auditorium doors) Registration not[...]
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CANSEE’s Engaging Economies of Change and Rise’s Mural #SomethingDifferent 11:00 am
CANSEE’s Engaging Economies of Change and Rise’s Mural #SomethingDifferent @ Waterloo Town Square
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
As Saturday calls for rain, our principal artist, Kai Reimer-Watts, and the rest of the Rise team have decided to hold our mural creation on Sunday, May 26, from 11 – 2pm. Art remains pivotal[...]
Education Town Hall 2:00 pm
Education Town Hall @ Jacob Hespeler S.S.
May 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sunday May 26th – 2 to 4 pm An opportunity to ask local MPPs about changes to public education. All members of the public welcome! Jacob Hespeler S.S. 355 Holiday Inn Dr. Cambridge Invited Panellists[...]
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85 Queen: An Evening with Timea Nagy and Shannon Moroney 7:00 pm
85 Queen: An Evening with Timea Nagy and Shannon Moroney @ Kitchener Public Library
May 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Registration required and opens Tuesday, May 7 at 9 am -presented in partnership with Community Justice Initiatives Timea Nagy was twenty years old when she answered a newspaper ad in Budapest, Hungary, calling for young[...]
The Ecological and Climate Crisis: How are we to live now? 7:00 pm
The Ecological and Climate Crisis: How are we to live now? @ Kitchener City Hall Rotunda
May 28 @ 7:00 pm
The latest IPCC report suggests we have 11 years left to fend off the worst of catastrophic climate changes, and to have any hope of limiting warming to 1.5 degrees. Current research, though, suggests these[...]
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Biodiversity and Agriculture Research Hike 6:30 pm
Biodiversity and Agriculture Research Hike @ rare - Southgate/Whistle Bare Road
May 29 @ 6:30 pm
Biodiversity and Agriculture Research Hike Description: Wednesday, May 29, 20196:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Whistle Bare Road Join Dr. Ellen Esch to explore a rare research site and learn about what happens when agricultural lands are returned to[...]
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