Calendar

A calendar of Peace and Social Justice events in Kitchener-Waterloo and Waterloo Region.

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The World Remembers: 1914-1918 12:00 am
The World Remembers: 1914-1918 @ CGR
Sep 25 @ 12:00 am – Nov 11 @ 5:00 pm
Every day from September 25-November 11, the names of 661,818 soldiers and nurses on all sides of the First World War killed in 1917 will be digitally displayed at more than 60 locations around the world. The commemoration is a … Continue reading
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2018 GRT Service Improvement Plan – Public Consultation Centre 3:00 pm
Group 9, Amnesty International regular meeting 7:30 pm
Group 9, Amnesty International regular meeting @ Community Ed Room 2202, Conrad Grebel College
Oct 3 @ 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 Conrad Grebel College, University of … Continue reading
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WR Greens Meeting 7:00 pm
WR Greens Meeting
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Venue determined! Sam and Julia have offered to host in their apartment at 214 Queen Street South, Kitchener. Buzz code 207 to enter. ===== Hi everyone: The poll has spoken, and the date for a WRGreens meeting preferred by most … Continue reading
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Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Oct 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 W.). Before that, we cook … Continue reading
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Guelph Green Party Campaign Office Opening 4:00 pm
Guelph Green Party Campaign Office Opening
Oct 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Mike Schreiner and the Guelph Greens are having an Open House for their new Campaign Office! Come join us for a quick tour and learn all about volunteer opportunities, campaign training, and other events happening in Guelph.
Fair Vote Guelph presents: Turning Parliament Inside Out 7:00 pm
Fair Vote Guelph presents: Turning Parliament Inside Out
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fair Vote Guelph presents Turning Parliament Inside Out based on the book edited by Michael Chong, Scott Simms, and Kennedy Stewart Practical Ideas for Reforming Canada’s Democracy featuring Michael Chong on Parliamentary Reform Elizabeth May on Electoral Reform Tuesday, October … Continue reading
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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Oct 11 all-day
 
Mike Schreiner on Town Hall Live 7:00 pm
Mike Schreiner on Town Hall Live
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/mike.schreiner/videos/ Tune In To Mike Schreiner On Town Hall Live Back by popular demand, Mike Schreiner will be on Town Hall Live with Michael A. Charbon on Wednesday, Oct 11 at 7PM discussing the important issues that Ontario faces today. … Continue reading
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Waterloo Memorial Rec Complex expansion PIC 2:30 pm
Waterloo Memorial Rec Complex expansion PIC
Oct 12 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
View the designs for a possible Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex expansion, including a new older adult centre! The designs are based on community input. Did we hit the mark? Come to the open house: Thursday, October 12, 2017 101 Father … Continue reading
Join @SPCofKW for a Discussion of Equity and Inclusion in Education for Student Well-Being 4:30 pm
Join @SPCofKW for a Discussion of Equity and Inclusion in Education for Student Well-Being @ Waterloo Region District School Board Education Centre
Oct 12 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Join @SPCofKW for a Discussion of  Equity and Inclusion in Education for Student Well-Being @ Waterloo Region  District School Board Education Centre  | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada
Recently the Social Development Centre Waterloo Region and Social Planning Council of Cambridge & North Dumfries invited several members of this community to join others from across the pr ovince who are involved in public education as teachers, administrators, students, … Continue reading
Waterloo Memorial Rec Complex expansion PIC 6:30 pm
Waterloo Memorial Rec Complex expansion PIC
Oct 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
View the designs for a possible Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex expansion, including a new older adult centre! The designs are based on community input. Did we hit the mark? Come to the open house: Thursday, October 12, 2017 101 Father … Continue reading
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The Blanket Exercise — Latitudes Storytelling Festival 10:30 am
The Blanket Exercise — Latitudes Storytelling Festival @ Kitchener Public Library
Oct 14 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
The Blanket Exercise -- Latitudes Storytelling Festival @ Kitchener Public Library
Latitudes Storytelling Festival is pleased to offer the KAIROS Blanket Exercise as part of its festival on Oct. 14. Facilitated by Mary McCullum Baldasaro, the Blanket Exercise is an interactive learning experience that teaches the Indigenous rights history we’re rarely … Continue reading
Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Oct 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 W.). Before that, we cook … Continue reading
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Waste Reduction Week
Waste Reduction Week
Oct 16 – Oct 20 all-day
The Sustainability Office is planning another Zero Waste Week during October 16th to October 20th. This event is aimed at building a culture of reducing and diverting waste throughout campus. Solidifying this culture is essential to accomplishing our goal of a zero-waste campus … Continue reading
2018 GRT Service Improvement Plan – Public Consultation Centre 2:00 pm
2018 GRT Service Improvement Plan – Public Consultation Centre
Oct 16 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Davis Centre Room 1301 We want your input on the 2018 transit network, which includes proposed bus route changes. The launch of ION light rail service in 2018 will mean a whole new transit experience in the Region of Waterloo. … Continue reading
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Earning a Degree with ADHD: A unique event about succeeding at university and life, with comedian Rick Green 4:30 pm
Earning a Degree with ADHD: A unique event about succeeding at university and life, with comedian Rick Green @ Theatre of the Arts, ML
Oct 17 @ 4:30 pm – 4:30 pm
In this unique event, discover powerful tools that help with memory, time management, clutter, restlessness, distractions, studying, energy levels, and sleep. As part of Invisible Disabilities Week, Renison University College and the University of Waterloo’s Student Success Office presents this unique event with comedian … Continue reading
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence 7:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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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 together! Want additional info? Contact … Continue reading
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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Oct 18 all-day
 
2018 GRT Service Improvement Plan – Public Consultation Centre 10:00 am
2018 GRT Service Improvement Plan – Public Consultation Centre
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Conestoga College Doon campus, Student Life Centre Lower Atrium We want your input on the 2018 transit network, which includes proposed bus route changes. The launch of ION light rail service in 2018 will mean a whole new transit experience … Continue reading
Stride Night Training 6:00 pm
Stride Night Training
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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 18 @ 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 Queen and Courtland), Kitchener. There’s … Continue reading
Powered by Love 7:00 pm
Powered by Love @ Theatre, Kitchener Public Library
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Powered by Love @ Theatre, Kitchener Public Library | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada
Join us for a conversation with Ilana Landsberg-Lewis (co-author), along with special guests Evelyne Bakenyaga (Ugandan grandmother and community leader) and Kenneth Mugayehwenkyi (executive director, ROTOM, Uganda) who are featured in the book. Powered by Love is the untold story … Continue reading
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SCI Talks: The Future of CarSharing 6:30 pm
SCI Talks: The Future of CarSharing @ EV3
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Is it possible to live a car-free or less car dependent life? How could that be achieved, and what are your options? Furthermore, what is carsharing, and how does this option fit into your transportation options? Find out what CarSharing is … Continue reading
Policing Black Lives – Book Launch 7:00 pm
Policing Black Lives – Book Launch @ REN
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us at Renison for the launch of the new book, Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present. Taking place in Renison’s atrium, a panel discussion, focused on subject matter related to the book, will include … Continue reading
Seán Tyrrell performing “Message of Peace” 7:30 pm
Seán Tyrrell performing “Message of Peace” @ Registry Theatre
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Seán Tyrrell is coming to the Registry Theatre with a deeply moving, engaging and remarkable story of John Boyle O’Reilly (1844-1890) The life of John Boyle O’Reilly in story and song Tickets : $20 in advance, $25 at the door … Continue reading
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Visit your MP: Raj Saini, Kitchener Centre 3:00 pm
Visit your MP: Raj Saini, Kitchener Centre @ Raj Saini's Office
Oct 20 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Fair Vote WRC co-chairs Sharon Sommerville and Bob Jonkman met with Kitchener-Centre MP Raj Saini to discuss Proportional Representation on Wednesday, 13 January 2016We are keeping the pressure on! You are invited to visit Raj Saini, MP Kitchener Centre [1], … Continue reading
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Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Oct 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 W.). Before that, we cook … Continue reading
Fair Vote Canada Webinar: PR Systems for Canada Series Part One: Multi-member Systems — Single Transferable Vote (PR-STV) and Local PR 2:00 pm
Fair Vote Canada Webinar: PR Systems for Canada Series Part One: Multi-member Systems — Single Transferable Vote (PR-STV) and Local PR
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Special Guest: BYRON WEBER BECKER. Find out how Single Transferable Vote (PR-STV) and an adaptation of it (Local PR) works for Canada! Byron Weber Becker teaches Computer Science at University of Waterloo. He has combined his passion for electoral change … Continue reading
Taste of Grebel 2:00 pm
Taste of Grebel
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Friends and family of Grebel residents and associates are invited to share the day with us. We are planning a host of activities and events that will give you a sample of the student experience at Grebel. This, of course, … Continue reading
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Ecumenical Prayer Service with Taizé Song 7:30 pm
Ecumenical Prayer Service with Taizé Song @ CGR
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Step back from the hustle and bustle of university life, and savour a moment of stillness and reflection. Join us for our FIRST monthly Taizé prayer service at the University of Waterloo. This will be a beautiful time of prayer, song, … Continue reading
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The Punk Syndrome presented by Bridges To Belonging 6:30 pm
The Punk Syndrome presented by Bridges To Belonging @ Princess Twin Cinema
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Punk Syndrome presented by Bridges To Belonging @ Princess Twin Cinema
The Waterloo Region Inclusion Film Series presents…The Punk Syndrome Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Doors at 6:30, show begins at 6:45p.m. Princess Twin Cinemas 46 King Street North, Waterloo Tickets available at: thepunksyndrome.eventbrite.ca or call 519-886-8886 x 2427 to reserve.
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence 7:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Oct 24 @ 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 together! Want additional info? Contact … Continue reading
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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Oct 25 all-day
 
climate change outreach volunteers needed! 9:00 am
climate change outreach volunteers needed!
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cambridge City Green MeetUp Wednesday, October 25 at 9:00 AM Hi everyone, A different kind of “volunteer opportunity” (aside from tree planting, Cambridge Community Clean Up or a City Green event that we normall… https://www.meetup.com/Cambridge-City-Green/events/243894507/
Noon Hour Concert: Songs for My Mother 12:30 pm
Noon Hour Concert: Songs for My Mother @ CGR
Oct 25 @ 12:30 pm – 12:30 pm
Composed by Carol Ann Weaver, ‘Songs for My Mother – from Appalachia to Africa’ is a song cycle based on writings from her mother Miriam L. Weaver’s pioneering life in Appalachian Kentucky in the 1940s (primitive house, flat iron, Hard … Continue reading
Renison’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) 5:00 pm
Renison’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) @ REN
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Board of Governors of Renison University College invites you to attend the 2017 Annual General Meeting of Renison. The theme of this meeting is ‘Honouring the past: moving into the future.’ The evening will include a reception and program … Continue reading
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Pedestrian Hwy 8 Bridge at Avalon Pl Consultation 5:00 pm
Pedestrian Hwy 8 Bridge at Avalon Pl Consultation
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A Public Consultation Centre (informal “drop-in” format) has been arranged to present the alternatives under consideration and to receive public input. The Public Consultation Centre will take place as follows: Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017 Time: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 … Continue reading
KWPeace Potluck and Meeting 6:00 pm
KWPeace Potluck and Meeting @ Peace and Justice Room, Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
KWPeace Potluck and Meeting @ Peace and Justice Room, Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church
Please join us for the Fall 2017 meeting of Kitchener Waterloo’s Peace and Social Justice organizations. We’ll bring each other up-to-date on our groups’ activities, and we’ll discuss the cancellation of the Perspectives On Peace event that was supposed to … Continue reading
Night at the Museum 6:00 pm
Night at the Museum
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Register for event Trailblazing: Women in Canada since 1867 Join us for this free event as we discover and discuss what it has meant to be a woman in Canada throughout its 150 year history. This national, travelling exhibit explores how women … Continue reading
Reframing Crime, Justice & Prevention, A community course by @PreventingCrime 6:30 pm
Reframing Crime, Justice & Prevention, A community course by @PreventingCrime @ Community Justice Initiatives
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Reframing Crime, Justice & Prevention, A community  course by @PreventingCrime @ Community Justice Initiatives
Colleagues & friends – greetings everyone! I trust this message finds you well. You are receiving this message as someone in my network who might be interested in this community course and/or willing to share it with others who might … Continue reading
SCI Talks: Working with Purpose – Embedding Sustainability 6:30 pm
SCI Talks: Working with Purpose – Embedding Sustainability @ EV3
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Meet Simone. Simone helps make food sustainable at Provision Coalition by coordinating strategic planning sessions that help food and beverage manufacturing companies embed sustainability into their strategic plans. Simone supports the onsite coaching and mentoring strategic planning sessions at Provision … Continue reading
The Benjamin Eby Lecture with Reina Neufeldt 7:30 pm
The Benjamin Eby Lecture with Reina Neufeldt @ CGR
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Good intentions. Good ends. Failure. People usually assume peacebuilding is morally good because well-intentioned people are pursuing good ends.   Likewise, reconciliation. But, what happens when the moral values that drive peacebuilding become a problem?   Reina Neufeldt explores how moral … Continue reading
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Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Oct 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 W.). Before that, we cook … Continue reading
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Fair Vote Canada Webinar: Helping Your Team Message to and Reach Out to Youth! 1:00 pm
Fair Vote Canada Webinar: Helping Your Team Message to and Reach Out to Youth!
Oct 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Special Guest: CHARDAYE BUECKERT. Chardaye Bueckert has demonstrated her passion for youth engagement as a member of Fair Vote Canada’s National Council and Youth Committee, as a World Economic Forum’s Global Shaper, and as president of Simon Fraser University’s student … Continue reading
Presidential Installation Service 2:00 pm
Presidential Installation Service @ HH
Oct 29 @ 2:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Marcus Shantz will serve as Conrad Grebel University College’s eighth president, taking office October 1, 2017. Grebel invites the public to a Presidential Installation service on Sunday, October 29th, at the Humanities Theatre. Shantz embodies a vision for an innovative … Continue reading
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CPA Opportunities Fair 12:00 am
CPA Opportunities Fair @ CGR
Oct 31 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 pm
Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement welcomes all Grebel students for the CPA Opportunities Fair. Join us at the lunch time on October 31, 2017 to learn more about work, internship, and volunteering opportunities available from CPA-related organizations. The … Continue reading
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence 7:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Oct 31 @ 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 together! Want additional info? Contact … Continue reading