Calendar

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

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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Nov 1 all-day
 
Community Groups Networking: Making It Easier! 6:30 pm
Community Groups Networking: Making It Easier! @ Social Development Centre
Nov 1 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Community Groups Networking: Making It Easier! @ Social Development Centre | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada
Together with the Fair Vote Waterloo Region, we are calling on citizen/volunteer led groups interested in networking and mutual support to come together on November 1st: civic, neighbourhood, environmental, professional, social justice, ethnocultural groups! Come[...]
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Reframing Crime, Justice & Prevention, A community course by @PreventingCrime 6:30 pm
Reframing Crime, Justice & Prevention, A community course by @PreventingCrime @ Community Justice Initiatives
Nov 2 @ 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[...]
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Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Nov 4 @ 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[...]
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Community Engagement: The Next Generation
We need volunteers! 6:00 pm
We need volunteers!
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cambridge City Green MeetUp Monday, November 6 at 6:00 PM We are recruiting new members for our planning committee! We meet monthly to organize the events that help keep our city beautiful, such as the[...]
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Pharmacare Community Forum hosted by Waterloo Region Labour Council 6:30 pm
Pharmacare Community Forum hosted by Waterloo Region Labour Council @ St. David's Catholic Secondary School
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Pharmacare Community Forum hosted by Waterloo Region Labour Council @  St. David's Catholic Secondary School | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada
A Community Forum featuring Kitchener-Waterloo MPP Catherine Fife, Ontario Health Coalition Executive Director Natalie Mehra, and other local politicians. All are welcome! Refreshments will be served. Why Pharmacare? Canada’s unions are proud that we’ve won[...]
Group 9, Amnesty International regular meeting 7:30 pm
Group 9, Amnesty International regular meeting @ Community Ed Room 2202, Conrad Grebel College
Nov 7 @ 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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CCRE – Technology Innovation & Policy Forum 2017: Disruptive Innovation over the Wires ($$) 8:00 am
CCRE – Technology Innovation & Policy Forum 2017: Disruptive Innovation over the Wires ($$)
Nov 9 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
http://thinkingpower.ca/events_TechInnovationAndPolicyForum_2017.cfm https://wise.uwaterloo.ca/calendar/second_annual_technology_innovation__policy_forum_2017_disruptive_in Council for Clean & Reliable Energy Technology Innovation & Policy Forum 2017 – Disruptive Innovation over the Wires: Business Models for Success Thursday, November 9, 2017 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Federation Hall[...]
Reframing Crime, Justice & Prevention, A community course by @PreventingCrime 6:30 pm
Reframing Crime, Justice & Prevention, A community course by @PreventingCrime @ Community Justice Initiatives
Nov 9 @ 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[...]
SCI Talks: Transformative Conversations on Climate 6:30 pm
SCI Talks: Transformative Conversations on Climate @ EV3
Nov 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Climate change is the pre-eminent global issue of our time, yet many of us still struggle to find the right language, time and place to talk about it. Beyond Crisis is a 1-hour film that[...]
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Waterloo Cyber Security & Defence Forum 7:00 am
Waterloo Cyber Security & Defence Forum
Nov 10 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/waterloo-cyber-security-defence-forumforum-sur-la-cyber-securite-et-la-defence-de-waterloo-tickets-36595185184 Waterloo Cyber Security & Defence Forum An initiative of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) and the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth (MEDG), and organized by Capital Comms[...]
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Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Nov 11 @ 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[...]
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Tea and Talk with Dr. Karen Stote 4:45 pm
Tea and Talk with Dr. Karen Stote @ HH
Nov 13 @ 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm
Tea and Talk: Dr. Karen Stote (Women’s and Gender Studies, Laurier), ‘Colonialism and the Sterilization of Indigenous Women in Canada’ This talk is the first in a new ‘Tea and Talk’ series we are beginning![...]
Reading: Carl Skoggard Reads From his Translation of Siegfried Krakauer’s ‘Georg’ 7:00 pm
Reading: Carl Skoggard Reads From his Translation of Siegfried Krakauer’s ‘Georg’
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us at Open Sesame, downtown Kitchener’s distinctive gift shop/gallery/book store, for a reading by Carl Skoggard, translator of the novel Georg by Siegfried Kracauer. Best remembered today for his exploration of early German cinema (From Caligari to Hitler: A Psychological[...]
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Man Up: Exploring Healthy Masculinity 5:00 pm
Man Up: Exploring Healthy Masculinity @ STC
Nov 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The dominant idea of manhood affects us all. More and more men are beginning to stand up and speak out about their desire to redefine what it means to be a man today. This three[...]
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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Nov 15 all-day
 
Hallman Lecture: Measuring the future we want 2:30 pm
Hallman Lecture: Measuring the future we want @ AHS
Nov 15 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
The Hallman Lecture Series and Canadian Index of Wellbeing present: MIKE SALVARIS, LLB ​Director, Australian National Development Index (ANDI) Senior Research Fellow, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne Research Associate, Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW), Faculty of Applied[...]
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
Nov 15 @ 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 meeting for Wednesday, 15 November has been cancelled 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[...]
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Beyond 60: GRADtalks – Tipping Points in Complex Systems 4:00 pm
Beyond 60: GRADtalks – Tipping Points in Complex Systems @ NH - Ira G. Needles Hall Room 3407
Nov 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Yonatan Strauch PhD Candidate, Social and Ecological Sustainability Faculty of Environment Yonatan is passionate about the transition to clean energy; he explores how links across technorauchlogical, political and financial systems can accelerate that transition. Thomas[...]
Reframing Crime, Justice & Prevention, A community course by @PreventingCrime 6:30 pm
Reframing Crime, Justice & Prevention, A community course by @PreventingCrime @ Community Justice Initiatives
Nov 16 @ 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[...]
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Research Talks: Transformative Governance on an Urban Planet with Sarah Burch 12:00 pm
Research Talks: Transformative Governance on an Urban Planet with Sarah Burch @ DC
Nov 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
What are the key ingredients to effective sustainability governance in cities? How can initiatives led by cities emerge as crucial actors in the complex transformation toward more sustainable development? Professor Sarah Burch will speak about the[...]
Science HeForShe Panel Discussion: Negotiation 2:30 pm
Science HeForShe Panel Discussion: Negotiation @ QNC
Nov 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Please join us for a Faculty of Science HeForShe panel discussion on Negotiation. Regardless of what position you have applied for, chances are you will enter some form of negotiation if you are successful. But[...]
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Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Nov 18 @ 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[...]
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Trans Day of Remembrance 11:00 am
Trans Day of Remembrance @ Treehaus
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Trans Day of Remembrance @ Treehaus | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada
On Monday November 20th, International Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed both locally and globally. In recognition of this important and heavy day of visibility highlighting trans/gender variant realities, community partners are collaborating to hold[...]
Festival of Neighbourhoods 2017 Celebration 1:00 pm
Festival of Neighbourhoods 2017 Celebration @ Kitchener City Hall
Nov 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Festival of Neighbourhoods 2017 Celebration @ Kitchener City Hall | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada
Next year, we will be marking a quarter of a century together Kitchener! We invite everyone to this year’s Celebration to mark the finale of another successful year and to recognize everyone who hosted inclusive[...]
Trans Day of Remembrance 5:00 pm
Trans Day of Remembrance @ Open Sesame
Nov 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Trans Day of Remembrance @ Open Sesame | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada
On Monday November 20th, International Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed both locally and globally. In recognition of this important and heavy day of visibility highlighting trans/gender variant realities, community partners are collaborating to hold[...]
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Celebration of Social Enterprises 5:00 pm
Celebration of Social Enterprises
Nov 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Do you want learn about social enterprises while networking at the Google Community Space? Come to the Celebration of Social Enterprises on November 20th to hear from Groshe International CEO and Chief Sustainability Officer, Helmi[...]
Trans Day of Remembrance 6:00 pm
Trans Day of Remembrance @ Fresh Ground
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Trans Day of Remembrance @ Fresh Ground | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada
On Monday November 20th, International Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed both locally and globally. In recognition of this important and heavy day of visibility highlighting trans/gender variant realities, community partners are collaborating to hold[...]
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Waterloo region climate workshop 9:00 am
Waterloo region climate workshop @ Kitchen public library
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
 
ION Stage 2 Cambridge Extension Consultation 2:00 pm
ION Stage 2 Cambridge Extension Consultation
Nov 21 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Waterloo Region – The Region of Waterloo is continuing public consultation on Stage 2 ION, light rail transit (LRT) from Kitchener to Cambridge. At the last round of Public Consultation Centres (PCCs), a preliminary preferred[...]
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence 7:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Nov 21 @ 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[...]
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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Nov 22 all-day
 
Noon Hour Concert: Passions for Guitar 12:30 pm
Noon Hour Concert: Passions for Guitar @ CGR
Nov 22 @ 12:30 pm – 12:30 pm
Classical guitarist Celia Linde is acclaimed for her personal style, her captivating temperament and for her wide range of musical interpretations.  She tours frequently throughout Europe, the U.S., Canada, Finland, Scandinavia, Russia, and Turkey. As a recitalist Celia[...]
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Bus Trip to Walking with Our Sisters Six Nations 4:30 pm
Bus Trip to Walking with Our Sisters Six Nations
Nov 23 @ 4:30 pm – 4:30 pm
You will need to register here to reserve a seat for the bus trip to the Walking with Our Sisters exhibit.
University Ave Streetscape PIC 5:30 pm
University Ave Streetscape PIC
Nov 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
City project page: http://www.waterloo.ca/en/government/university-avenue-gateway-streetscaping-design-study.asp Website: https://www.universityavegateway.com/ You are invited to come to a public meeting to learn more about the study and offer feedback on your ideas for University Avenue. The open house will provide[...]
Reframing Crime, Justice & Prevention, A community course by @PreventingCrime 6:30 pm
Reframing Crime, Justice & Prevention, A community course by @PreventingCrime @ Community Justice Initiatives
Nov 23 @ 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[...]
Arab Culture in Diaspora 7:00 pm
Arab Culture in Diaspora @ ECH
Nov 23 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Celebrate Arab art and culture in diaspora through theatre, poetry, and traditional music. Studies in Islam, at Renison University College, invites you to join Arab-Canadian artists from Syria, Jordan and Iraq as they present vivid representations of[...]
Let’s Talk Pot: The Facts on Recreational Marijuana 7:00 pm
Let’s Talk Pot: The Facts on Recreational Marijuana @ PHR
Nov 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Canadian federal government has vowed to make marijuana legal by July 2018. Join our panel of experts for a discussion about what this change will mean for Canadians and their health. The discussion will[...]
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Upside Down Thinking with @SPCCND
Upside Down Thinking with @SPCCND @ Bowman Room, Cambridge City Hall
Nov 24 all-day
Upside Down Thinking with @SPCCND @ Bowman Room, Cambridge City Hall
Are you trying to collaborate with other agencies, with business, with governments about tackling complex issues and challenges but feeling stuck or frustrated by lack or traction, how long things are taking, or resistance to[...]
Michael Jackson Vespers for Justice 7:00 pm
Michael Jackson Vespers for Justice @ CGR
Nov 24 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
You are invited to a unique vespers service for justice, inspired by the music of pop-legend Michael Jackson. All are welcome.
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Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Nov 25 @ 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[...]
Balinese Gamelan Ensemble Concert 7:30 pm
Balinese Gamelan Ensemble Concert @ HH
Nov 25 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The University of Waterloo Balinese Gamelan Ensemble will perform a selection of traditional and modern compositions.  First started in 2013, the ensemble led by artist-in-residence Dewa Suparta and Dr. Maisie Sum is expanding its repertoire and level[...]
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Candidate & Campaign Training 9:00 am
Candidate & Campaign Training
Nov 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Candidate & Campaign Training – RSVP at https://gpo.ca/training Please join us for our upcoming candidate & campaign training on Sunday November 26 in Guelph. It will be a fantastic day full of helpful workshops, and[...]
South Sudanese Women Speak Peace in Waterloo 10:00 am
South Sudanese Women Speak Peace in Waterloo @ St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
Nov 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
South Sudanese Women Speak Peace in Waterloo @ St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
KAIROS invites you to a Public Event South Sudanese Women Speak Peace KITCHENER: November 26, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 54 Queen Street North Sermon will be livestreamed www.standrewskw.com A[...]
Fair Vote Canada Webinar: PR Systems for Canada Series Part Two: Top-up Systems — Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) 2:00 pm
Fair Vote Canada Webinar: PR Systems for Canada Series Part Two: Top-up Systems — Mixed Member Proportional (MMP)
Nov 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Special Guest: BYRON WEBER BECKER. Find out how Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) works for Canada! Byron Weber Becker teaches Computer Science at University of Waterloo. He has combined his passion for electoral change and his[...]
South Sudanese Women Speak Peace in Waterloo 2:30 pm
South Sudanese Women Speak Peace in Waterloo @ All Saints Anglican Church
Nov 26 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
South Sudanese Women Speak Peace in Waterloo @ All Saints Anglican Church
KAIROS invites you to a Public Event South Sudanese Women Speak Peace on Sunday, November 26 at All Saints Anglican Church 400 Northfield Dr West Waterloo 2:30 starting with Refreshments and Meeting the partners 3:00[...]
University of Waterloo Choir: Festivals of Light 7:30 pm
University of Waterloo Choir: Festivals of Light
Nov 26 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm
St. Lucia’s Day, Yi Ping, Diwali, Obon, Hanukkah, Advent and Christmas — festivals of light.  Around the world, groups have fashioned holidays, festivals, and rituals around it. With these rituals come beautiful practices. The UW Choir will explore music[...]
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Agency Orientation 7:00 pm
Agency Orientation
Nov 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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ION Stage 2 Cambridge Extension Consultation 4:00 pm
ION Stage 2 Cambridge Extension Consultation
Nov 28 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Waterloo Region – The Region of Waterloo is continuing public consultation on Stage 2 ION, light rail transit (LRT) from Kitchener to Cambridge. At the last round of Public Consultation Centres (PCCs), a preliminary preferred[...]
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence 7:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Nov 28 @ 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[...]
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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Nov 29 all-day
 
GenNext Year End Celebration 6:00 pm
GenNext Year End Celebration
Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us at the CentreStage Lounge at Centre in the Square to meet like-minded folks from across the Region who are working with United Way to change the power of poverty in their own unique[...]
Intro to Male Allyship 6:30 pm
Intro to Male Allyship @ Unit 300
Nov 29 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Intro to Male Allyship @ Unit 300 | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada
Want to learn more about the role of men in ending sexual and gender based violence? Male Allies, a program of the Sexual Assault Centre of Waterloo Region (SASC), is offering a free, introductory community[...]
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Reframing Crime, Justice & Prevention, A community course by @PreventingCrime 6:30 pm
Reframing Crime, Justice & Prevention, A community course by @PreventingCrime @ Community Justice Initiatives
Nov 30 @ 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[...]
orchestra@uwaterloo: Dancing with Dvorak concert 8:00 pm
orchestra@uwaterloo: Dancing with Dvorak concert @ HH
Nov 30 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
‘Ah, music. A magic beyond all we do here.’  JK Rowling The orchestra@uwaterloo produces many such magical moments. Directed by Daniel Warren, students, staff, faculty and alumni from all faculties join together to play beautiful symphonic music. This[...]