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Neighbourhood Sparks 6:30 pm
Neighbourhood Sparks
Jun 1 @ 6:30 pm – Jun 30 @ 8:00 pm
Creating an initial spark, a pop up welcoming space where neighbours meet neighbours and connect across many aspects of diversity. The Neighbourhood Sparks create potential for future relationship building. Visit our website for individual dates[...]
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“Women’s Journey” Art Exhibit
“Women’s Journey” Art Exhibit
Jun 2 – Jun 23 all-day
The Arab Women of Waterloo Region and three local artists have collaborated to share stories and make art.  The result is a collection of pieces that explore newcomer and refugee women’s journeys from their home countries[...]
Sixth Annual Refugee Art Show: Becoming Neighbours
Sixth Annual Refugee Art Show: Becoming Neighbours
Jun 2 – Jun 23 all-day
THEMUSEUM is partnering with CCORIC to host the sixth annual Refugee Art Show for the month of June 2018, Becoming Neighbours. People who have been fleeing persecution, war and conflict have found a safe and[...]
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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
Jun 5 @ 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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An evening with Lucy DeCoutere & Joni NehRita 6:00 pm
An evening with Lucy DeCoutere & Joni NehRita @ THEMUSEUM
Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
An evening with Lucy DeCoutere & Joni NehRita @ THEMUSEUM | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada
Lucy DeCoutere will be speaking for the first time to a larger audience about her experiences: the trial, the trolls and the lessons she has learned. The sweet sounds of Joni NehRita will make this[...]
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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Jun 20 all-day
 
World Refugee Day
World Refugee Day
Jun 20 all-day
World Refugee Day
United Nations World Refugee Day A refugee is someone who fled his or her home and country owing to “a well-founded fear of persecution because of his/her race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social[...]
My Story: #BecomingNeighboursWR 7:00 am
My Story: #BecomingNeighboursWR
Jun 20 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
On World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20th, we commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees. This year, World Refugee Day also marks a key moment for the public to[...]
Refugee Prayer Breakfast 8:00 am
Refugee Prayer Breakfast
Jun 20 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Prayer breakfast to celebrate World Refugee Day. Continental breakfast provided. Free-will donations appreciated. Special guest speakers from the Evangelical Lutheran Church Canada and Lutheran Church Canada, and CLWR. Space is limited, please RSVP to jardon@clwr.org
World Refugee Day Community Vigil: Standing Together with Refugees 5:30 pm
World Refugee Day Community Vigil: Standing Together with Refugees
Jun 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Three fifteen-minute segments where we stand together as a community for refugees and refugee claimants. Stories highlighting challenges and opportunities will bring focus to each segment. Segment 1: Standing For… what is just, right and fair[...]
Neighbourhood Ice Cream Party 6:00 pm
Neighbourhood Ice Cream Party
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Help us celebrate World Refugee Day and enjoy a fun evening of community building over scoops of ice cream, yard games, basketball, music, face-painting and tours! Rain or Shine! **Please bring a donation for our[...]
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
Jun 20 @ 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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KW Multicultural Festival 12:00 pm
KW Multicultural Festival
Jun 23 @ 12:00 pm – Jun 24 @ 8:00 pm
An annual festival that celebrates the diversity of our Region through food, music, art, and dance. Saturday, June 23rd and Sunday, June 24th.  12 – 8 pm.
Walk with Refugees for a Stronger Canada 1:00 pm
Walk with Refugees for a Stronger Canada
Jun 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Community Coalition on Refugee and Immigrant Concerns (CCORIC) invites you to join us at our annual event: “Walk with Refugees for a Stronger Canada”. The walk is one of the many events celebrating World[...]
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Water and Spirit: Allyship in Action 11:30 am
Water and Spirit: Allyship in Action @ Parkminster United Church
Jun 24 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Water and Spirit: Allyship in Action @ Parkminster United Church
At 10am, join Parkminster United Church for their worship service to hear Mary Anne Caibaiosai share her stories and prayers for the water and plans for the All Nations Grand River Water Walk. Stay or[...]
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Agency Orientation 6:30 pm
Agency Orientation
Jun 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Not Another Gala – Encore! 6:30 pm
Not Another Gala – Encore!
Jun 28 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
A night to honour refugee contributions in our community, and the people who serve them. On June 28th, join us for a celebration of our growing and diverse community at Victoria Park Pavilion in Kitchener.[...]
Future Focus – Social Development Centre 51st Annual General Meeting 6:00 pm
Future Focus – Social Development Centre 51st Annual General Meeting @ St. John The Evangelist Church
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Future Focus - Social Development Centre 51st Annual General Meeting @ St. John The Evangelist Church
Every Voice Counts – Add your voice for Social Development! June 28th, we will be hosting our 51st Annual General (Social) Meeting at St John the Evangelist Anglican Church in downtown Kitchener where we moved[...]
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