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

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#FridaysForFuture Climate Strike 12:30 pm
#FridaysForFuture Climate Strike @ Waterloo City Hall
Apr 5 @ 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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TREES IN THE CITY: GROWING FORESTS IN THE CONCRETE JUNGLE 2:30 pm
TREES IN THE CITY: GROWING FORESTS IN THE CONCRETE JUNGLE @ Idea Exchange - Preston
Apr 6 @ 2:30 pm
Learn tips to protect, maintain and plant trees in your yard. Our city trees provide a wide variety of benefits to us from cleaning our air and water to improving our overall health. Trees and[...]
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Alliance Against Poverty Regular Meeting 5:15 pm
Alliance Against Poverty Regular Meeting @ The Working Centre
Apr 8 @ 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
Apr 8 @ 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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Green Drinks Kitchener Waterloo Cambridge 6:00 pm
Green Drinks Kitchener Waterloo Cambridge @ Barley Works Billiards Room, Huether Hotel
Apr 10 @ 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[...]
Raising Feminist Children – Gender Boxes 6:30 pm
Raising Feminist Children – Gender Boxes @ The W
Apr 10 @ 6:30 pm
YWCA Cambridge and Male Allies are teaming up to deliver a 4 part workshop series on raising feminist children. This workshop series is for children ages 8 – 12 and their guardians. We will join[...]
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P.D. Day Film Screening for Students: ‘The Serengeti Rules’ 1:00 pm
P.D. Day Film Screening for Students: ‘The Serengeti Rules’ @ CIGI
Apr 12 @ 1:00 pm
CIGI is hosting a special P.D. Day re-screening of the film ‘The Serengeti Rules’. This screening is free and scheduled primarily for students out of school for the day, but is open to all who[...]
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Rebel Dance Party 5:30 pm
Rebel Dance Party @ Waterloo Town Square
Apr 15 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Fending Off ExtinctionExtinction Rebellion aims to make these questions front and centre in the minds of every person across the world: Why are we allowing our rulers to send us and our planet to an[...]
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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
Apr 17 @ 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[...]
Our Water, Our Future 7:00 pm
Our Water, Our Future @ First United Church
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Thank you for your patience as we worked to reschedule this event! We will hope that you will be able to join us on April 17th at 7pm First United Church in Waterloo! We are[...]
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DAVID SUZUKI ONE NATURE CHALLENGE : FAMILY HIKE SERIES 2:30 pm
DAVID SUZUKI ONE NATURE CHALLENGE : FAMILY HIKE SERIES @ Various Locations
Apr 20 @ 2:30 pm
WPL is taking part in the One Nature Challenge this spring. The David Suzuki Foundation challenges you to spend 30 minutes a day in nature for 30 days to kick-start a nature habit that lasts all year-round. We[...]
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Earth Day Clean Up – Knollwood Park 10:30 am
Earth Day Clean Up – Knollwood Park @ Knollwood Park
Apr 22 @ 10:30 am
Earth Day Clean Up at Knollwood Park in Auditorium neighbourhood April 22 at 10:30am! Bring gloves and bags if you can! All ages welcome!   See Facebook Event for details. 
Earth Day Showcase 11:00 am
Earth Day Showcase @ THEMUSEUM
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am
Join us this Earth Day to learn all about recycling, clean water, and sustainability! While you’re here, participate in a Green Scavenger Hunt that will lead you throughout THEMUSEUM’s green initiatives!   Time: Monday, April[...]
Butterfly Conservatory – Outdoor Guided Walk k 11:30 am
Butterfly Conservatory – Outdoor Guided Walk k @ Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
Apr 22 @ 11:30 am
APRIL 22ND IS EARTH DAY All Earth Day and Easter Weekend activities are family friendly and included with regular admission. OUTDOOR GUIDED WALKS 11:30am and 2:30pm Celebrate the return of spring wildflowers and wildlife with[...]
Earth Day Shoreline Cleanup 1:00 pm
Earth Day Shoreline Cleanup @ rare Charitable Research Reserve
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm
Earth Day Shoreline Cleanup Description: Monday, April 22, 20191:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.Meet at Moyer’s Landing next to Preston Flats  Preston Flats is a floodplain habitat situated at the confluence of the Grand and Speed[...]
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Groundbreaking for the Kitchen and Dining Room Expansion 4:30 pm
Groundbreaking for the Kitchen and Dining Room Expansion @ CGR
Apr 23 @ 4:30 pm – 4:30 pm
You are invited to join the Grebel community as we officially break ground for our Kitchen and Dining Room expansion project! Hear from Grebel President Marcus Shantz and a Board representative, as well as a word[...]
New Canadian Youth Connection Trng 5:00 pm
New Canadian Youth Connection Trng
Apr 23 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The New Canadian Youth Connection training will be held at the WalterFedy building at 675 Queen St. S. Unit 201, Kitchener, ON.  Use the main door entrance.  Onsite parking is available.
StrideMen Training 5:00 pm
StrideMen Training
Apr 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Defending Democracy: Cyber Security and the 2019 Federal Election 5:30 pm
Defending Democracy: Cyber Security and the 2019 Federal Election @ CIGI Campus Auditorium
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM CIGI Campus Auditorium, 67 Erb Street West, Waterloo, Canada Public Event: Community Event Speakers: The Honourable Karina Gould The Honourable Bardish Chagger Register Now Add to[...]
Philosophication: Adaptability 6:00 pm
Philosophication: Adaptability
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
KW Hungry Minds Tuesday, April 23 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/260486244/
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence 7:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Apr 23 @ 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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Earth Day Road Toll 7:00 am
Earth Day Road Toll @ Lamb's Inn Parking lot
Apr 24 @ 7:00 am
Earth Day Road Toll Description: Wednesday, April 24, 20197:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.Lamb’s Inn Parking LotIn celebration of Earth Day on April 22, get your toonies ready and drive through the[...]
PhD Dissertation Defence: Governing Chinese Engagement with the Hydrocarbon-Rich Countries; Examining Chinese Investment in the Hydrocarbon Sector of Canada and Russia 8:00 am
PhD Dissertation Defence: Governing Chinese Engagement with the Hydrocarbon-Rich Countries; Examining Chinese Investment in the Hydrocarbon Sector of Canada and Russia
Apr 24 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Photo credit: Achim Raschka / CC-BY-SA-4.0 Anastasia Ufimtseva‘s PhD Dissertation Defence. Advisor: Derek Hall Committee: Bessma Momani and Hongying Wang Internal/external examiner: Jörg Broschek External examiner: Gaye Christoffersen, Johns Hopkins University, Nanjing China   .fusion-button.button-1[...]
Earth Day: 20 Minute Makeover 12:00 pm
Earth Day: 20 Minute Makeover @ Environment 3 (EV3) - University of Waterloo
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm
In honour of Earth Day (April 22), join the Sustainability Office for our annual 20 Minute Makeover and help tidy up around campus and in the community! Organized annually by the City of Waterloo, the[...]
Earth Day: 20 Minute Makeover 12:00 pm
Earth Day: 20 Minute Makeover @ EV3
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The annual 20 Minute Makeover is happening again at the University of Waterloo campus! In honour of Earth Day (April 22), help to make our campus cleaner by grabbing a bag, gloves, and a couple[...]
Stride Night Training 6:00 pm
Stride Night Training
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
INDIVIDUALS MUST HAVE A SCREENING INTERVIEW BEFORE REGISTERING FOR THE TRAINING
Annual General Meeting for @FairvoteWRC 7:00 pm
Annual General Meeting for @FairvoteWRC @ Community Meeting Room, Bread & Roses Co-op
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
[1] MeetingHi everyone! Did you know that this month, April 2019 is the 13th anniversary of the Fair Vote Canada Waterloo Region Chapter? Yes, over a year before the Ontario Electoral Reform referendum we were[...]
Inclusive Trade: Justice, Innovation or More of the Same? 7:00 pm
Inclusive Trade: Justice, Innovation or More of the Same?
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Photo credit: Pexels The notion of “inclusive trade” has taken hold in the policies of many national governments – Canada, Chile and New Zealand most prominent among them – and in the work of international[...]
Nith Valley Ecoboosters Monthly Meeting 7:00 pm
Nith Valley Ecoboosters Monthly Meeting
Apr 24 @ 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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Fifth BSIA Global Political Economy Dissertation Workshop 8:00 am
Fifth BSIA Global Political Economy Dissertation Workshop
Apr 25 @ 8:00 am – Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm
By Invitation Only The Global Political Economy/WatPEG Research Cluster is hosting this dissertation workshop to provide selected PhD students the opportunity to present work in progress to an interdisciplinary audience of faculty and students. For more[...]
10th Annual Evening of Recognition 4:45 pm
10th Annual Evening of Recognition @ Evolv1
Apr 25 @ 4:45 pm
Celebrate Sustainability!Waterloo Region’s organizations and communities are creating a low carbon future. Join Sustainable Waterloo Region at our new home, evolv1, the first multi-tenant building of its kind in Canada established with a goal to[...]
Palestinian Refugees From Syria: A New Displacement Away From Home 7:00 pm
Palestinian Refugees From Syria: A New Displacement Away From Home
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Photo credit: Henry Ridgwell/Creative Commons License Palestinian statelessness is one of the world’s most persistent refugee crises; it goes back to 1948 when more than 750,000 Palestinians were displaced from Palestine as a result of[...]
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20 Minute Makeover & Community Clean Ups 2:00 pm
20 Minute Makeover & Community Clean Ups @ Various Locations
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm
See the difference 20 minutes can make when we work together in the spirit of Earth Day. On Friday, April 26, 2019, step outside at 2:00 p.m. to clean-up litter around your Waterloo business or[...]
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Cambridge Community Clean Up 9:00 am
Cambridge Community Clean Up
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cambridge City Green MeetUp Saturday, April 27 at 9:00 AM Hi everyone, It’s that time of year again, daylight savings time has changed making the days longer, I just saw a robin, the ice is[...]
Community Clean Up 9:00 am
Community Clean Up @ Various Locations
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am
It’s that time of year again, daylight savings time has changed making the days longer, I just saw a robin, the ice is melting, and the clouds in the sky look like the opening of[...]
DAVID SUZUKI ONE NATURE CHALLENGE : FAMILY HIKE SERIES 10:30 am
DAVID SUZUKI ONE NATURE CHALLENGE : FAMILY HIKE SERIES @ Various Locations
Apr 27 @ 10:30 am
WPL is taking part in the One Nature Challenge this spring. The David Suzuki Foundation challenges you to spend 30 minutes a day in nature for 30 days to kick-start a nature habit that lasts all year-round. We[...]
The Eco Market 11:00 am
The Eco Market @ Waterloo Region Museum
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am
The Eco Market is dedicated to supporting, uplifting and showcasing Canadian green innovation, entrepreneurship, and community action. We have community building events every month, ranging from green networking events, large speaker showcases to pitch competitions,[...]
Kitchener-Waterloo Earth Day 1:00 pm
Kitchener-Waterloo Earth Day @ Bechtel Park
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm
Celebrate Earth Day at this free community event hosted by the cities of Kitchener and Waterloo.Saturday, April 27 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Bechtel Park, 185 Bridge Street West, Waterloo. Enjoy free family fun with hands-on nature activities[...]
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Common Ground: Earth Day Festival 12:00 pm
Common Ground: Earth Day Festival @ Regina Commons (Regina & Dupont)
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm
he businesses at The Regina Street Commons, located at the corner of Regina and Dupont Streets in uptown Waterloo, will host their third Earth Day Festival “Common Ground”. Join us for free all day activities,[...]
Food for Thought 1:00 pm
Food for Thought
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
KW Hungry Minds Sunday, April 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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Cinema Series and Panel Discussion: ‘Netizens’ 7:00 pm
Cinema Series and Panel Discussion: ‘Netizens’ @ CIGI
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm
About ‘Netizens‘ Netizens delves into the lives of three women whose lives have been transformed by online harassment: Carrie Goldberg, an attorney who launches an internet privacy and sexual assault law firm in the wake[...]
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence 7:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Apr 30 @ 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[...]