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Photo contest 8:00 am
Photo contest
Mar 24 @ 8:00 am – Apr 22 @ 11:59 pm
Take part in our Earth Month Photo Contest and share your sustainable photos with us! Go on a fun eco-adventure, make a trip to the market, or share a photo of yourself enjoying the outdoors. We’re looking for[...]
Earth Month 2018 8:30 pm
Earth Month 2018
Mar 24 @ 8:30 pm – Apr 22 @ 11:59 pm
Join the Sustainability Office from March 24 to April 22 for Earth Month 2018. All month our office will be hosting challenges, contests and public events! Come celebrate Earth Month with us and join the discussion on[...]
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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
Apr 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[...]
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Kitchener Conestoga Nomination Meeting
Kitchener Conestoga Nomination Meeting
Apr 5 all-day
What: Nomination meeting to select the Kitchener Conestoga Provincial Greens candidate  When: April 5, 2018Time: 7:00 PMLocation: Bryan Izzard’s residence 3876 Sandhills Rd, BadenRSVP: Please RSVP by emailing davidweber@gpo.ca
Grand River Transit Planned 2018 Transit Network – Public Information Centre 3:00 pm
Grand River Transit Planned 2018 Transit Network – Public Information Centre
Apr 5 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
http://www.grt.ca/en/about-grt/2018-transit-network.aspx
PCC#3 Snyder’s Road Improvements 5:30 pm
PCC#3 Snyder’s Road Improvements
Apr 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Elmira Maple Syrup Festival ~ KitConGreens Buttons & Info
Elmira Maple Syrup Festival ~ KitConGreens Buttons & Info
Apr 7 all-day
Join the Kitchener-Conestoga Greens at the 2018 Elmira Maple Syrup Festival! Kids can make their own buttons at our info booth in the Elmira Arena complex.
Pancake Flipping Contest! 10:00 am
Pancake Flipping Contest!
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Green Party of Ontario Leader Mike Schreiner joins the WRGreens in the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival’s wacky Pancake Flipping Contest!
Canadian Arab Women’s Association: Women’s Journey 1:00 pm
Canadian Arab Women’s Association: Women’s Journey @ Kitchener City Hall
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Canadian Arab Women's Association: Women's Journey @ Kitchener City Hall
Arab Women of Waterloo Region in partnership with Volunteer Action Centre are hosting “Women’s Journey” an art exhibit on Saturday, April 7th at 1:00 at the City of Kitchener- Rotunda. Everybody is welcome & we[...]
Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Apr 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[...]
Conscience Canada: Tamara Lorincz speaks on the Climate Costs of Canada’s New Defense spending 3:30 pm
Conscience Canada: Tamara Lorincz speaks on the Climate Costs of Canada’s New Defense spending @ Centre for the Advancement of Peace
Apr 7 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Conscience Canada: Tamara Lorincz speaks on the Climate Costs of Canada's New Defense spending @ Centre for the Advancement of Peace | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada
Conscience Canada AGM speaker Tamara Lorincz 3:30pm at Conrad Grebel, Center for the Advancement of Peace. Topic: Climate Costs of Canada’s New Defense spending.
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Door-to-door canvassing (Cherry Hill) 2:00 pm
Door-to-door canvassing (Cherry Hill)
Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join Stacey Danckert and the Kitchener Centre campaign on our first door-knocking canavssing day. We’ll be talking with residents in the Cherry Hill neighbourhood about our Green vision for Ontario, including affordable housing. Meeting spot:[...]
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Faith communities and the Ontario election: A workshop to help you get started 5:30 pm
Faith communities and the Ontario election: A workshop to help you get started @ St. Stephen's Evangelical Lutheran Church
Apr 9 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The workshop is aimed at any faith leader who is interested in developing a specific plan of action for a congregation or community as the election approaches. Presentations and discussion will focus on three themes:[...]
Alliance Against Poverty Meeting 5:45 pm
Alliance Against Poverty Meeting @ The Working Centre
Apr 9 @ 5:45 pm – 7:30 pm
The Alliance Against Poverty are having their regular meeting. Part of the meeting will be devoted to organizing a political action for free transit for everyone, starting with free transit for low-income people. Location is[...]
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Grand River Transit Planned 2018 Transit Network – Public Information Centre 3:00 pm
Grand River Transit Planned 2018 Transit Network – Public Information Centre
Apr 10 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
http://www.grt.ca/en/about-grt/2018-transit-network.aspx
Special Public Engagement to Mark Refugee Rights Day 5:00 pm
Special Public Engagement to Mark Refugee Rights Day @ Grebel gallery at Conrad Grebel University College
Apr 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Special Public Engagement to Mark Refugee Rights Day @ Grebel gallery at Conrad Grebel University College | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada
SPECIAL PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT EVENT TO MARK REFUGEE RIGHTS DAY (APRIL 4) Implications of the Safe Third Country Agreement between Canada and the United States Legal challenge Expert assessments Personal stories Where: Grebel gallery at Conrad[...]
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No Easy Walk to Freedom 7:00 pm
No Easy Walk to Freedom
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us on April 12th for the screening of No Easy Walk to Freedom at Kitchener Public Library! For our spring series, Cinema Politica is screening films around the theme of ‘Queer Resistance’ Find out[...]
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Evening of Elegance — Fundraiser for Waterloo Region Family Networks 7:00 pm
Evening of Elegance — Fundraiser for Waterloo Region Family Networks @ CentreStage Lounge, Centre in the Square
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Evening of Elegance tickets on sale now!!  We are excited to announce that tickets are now on sale for our fourth annual WRFN fundraiser, Evening of Elegance! Enjoy an elegant evening of mixing and mingling[...]
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Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Apr 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[...]
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Leadership in Social Policy 5:00 pm
Leadership in Social Policy @ REN
Apr 17 @ 5:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Janet Menard, Deputy Minister Ministry of Community and Social Servies (Ontario) Renison & Waterloo Alumna BA(’75), Applied Social Science 5:00 p.m. – Presentation 5:30 p.m. – Q & A What should we be looking for in leaders?[...]
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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Apr 18 all-day
 
InterCityRail Informational Meeting on High Speed Rail 7:00 pm
InterCityRail Informational Meeting on High Speed Rail @ New Hamburg Community Centre
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The ad hoc group InterCityRail is hoping to inform citizens of southern Ontario about the impact the proposed high speed rail construction by the provincial government will have. An informational meeting will be held at[...]
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 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[...]
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Podcast recording: Democracy 7:00 pm
Podcast recording: Democracy @ Veteran's Green
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Podcast recording: Democracy @ Veteran's Green |  |  |
We’ll meet at the parking lot north of Veteran’s Green Map, then walk to the library at Wilfrid Laurier University. The topic is “Democracy”. Here are a few questions to consider: 1) How do other[...]
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KW Climate Save at the Eco Market
KW Climate Save at the Eco Market @ Waterloo Region Museum
Apr 21 all-day
Kitchener-Waterloo Climate Save will be at the Eco Market on April 21st An Annual Summit The Eco Market is a celebration of sustainable businesses and ideas born right here in Ontario! Bringing you eco-friendly vendors,[...]
Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Apr 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[...]
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Earth Day Neighbourhood Clean-Up 9:00 am
Earth Day Neighbourhood Clean-Up
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cambridge City Green MeetUp Sunday, April 22 at 9:00 AM Volunteers needed! Hosted by neighbourhood resident Christine Burns. https://www.meetup.com/Cambridge-City-Green/events/249901135/
Earth Day Extravaganza 2:00 pm
Earth Day Extravaganza
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cambridge City Green MeetUp Sunday, April 22 at 2:00 PM Seed Swap with Bob Wildfong from Seeds of Diversity (seeds.ca). Neighbourhood Clean-up with members of Cambridge City Green. Earth Day Fun with local … https://www.meetup.com/Cambridge-City-Green/events/249900714/
Rescheduled Convocation Celebration 7:30 pm
Rescheduled Convocation Celebration @ CGR
Apr 22 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Conrad Grebel University College honours graduates who have lived and studied at Grebel while completing their University of Waterloo degree programs. This special Convocation takes place several weeks prior to the University of Waterloo Convocations[...]
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Philosophication: The Simulation Theory 5:30 pm
Philosophication: The Simulation Theory
Apr 24 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
KW Hungry Minds Tuesday, April 24 at 5:30 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/247584266/
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence 7:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Apr 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[...]
The Fate of Humans in a New Geological Age: Beginning to Think About the Anthropocene 7:00 pm
The Fate of Humans in a New Geological Age: Beginning to Think About the Anthropocene
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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WGSI: Ingrid Waldron – Environmental Racism and the Politics of Waste 7:00 pm
WGSI: Ingrid Waldron – Environmental Racism and the Politics of Waste @ Mike Lazaridis Theatre of Ideas
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WGSI: Ingrid Waldron - Environmental Racism and the Politics of Waste @ Mike Lazaridis Theatre of Ideas | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada
This lecture is being presented as part of Waterloo Global Science Initiative’s Generation SDG Summit. It is not lost on many Canadians that Nova Scotia has had a long and rather unique history with racism and has[...]
The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada Presents: An Evening with Jane Goodall 7:30 pm
The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada Presents: An Evening with Jane Goodall @ Centre In The Square
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada Presents: An Evening with Jane Goodall @ Centre In The Square |  |  |
Dr. Goodall first set foot in the forests of Tanzania in 1960, armed with little more than a notepad, a pair of binoculars and a dream of living in Africa and observing wildlife. From the[...]
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Transformative Mediation Training April 25-28, 2018 8:30 am
Transformative Mediation Training April 25-28, 2018
Apr 25 @ 8:30 am – Apr 28 @ 4:30 pm
 
Fourth BSIA Global Political Economy Dissertation Workshop 6:00 pm
Fourth BSIA Global Political Economy Dissertation Workshop
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm
By Invitation Only The Balsillie School hosts this Global Political Economy dissertation workshop. Students at the second year level and above who work on issues related to Global Political Economy are encouraged to apply. The application[...]
Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Apr 25 all-day
 
43rd Annual Interfaith Community Breakfast 7:00 am
43rd Annual Interfaith Community Breakfast @ Bingemans
Apr 25 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
43rd Annual Interfaith Community Breakfast @ Bingemans | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada
Now in its 43rd year, the annual Interfaith Community Breakfast in Waterloo Region is a celebration and expression of hope. Joining us as keynote speaker this year is Professor Hind A. Al-Abadleh of Wilfrid Laurier[...]
Will the Anthropocene End the Social Sciences? A Roundtable Discussion with Professor Clive Hamilton 10:15 am
Will the Anthropocene End the Social Sciences? A Roundtable Discussion with Professor Clive Hamilton
Apr 25 @ 10:15 am – 12:00 pm
Professor Clive Hamilton argues in his recent book Defiant Earth (2017) that our Anthropocene epoch is a new human-induced rupture in the Earth system. Humanity has now altered the workings of the planet in such[...]
Stride Night Training 6:00 pm
Stride Night Training
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
@FairvoteWRC Discussion Night 7:00 pm
@FairvoteWRC Discussion Night @ Community Meeting Room, Bread & Roses Co-op
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
On the last Wednesday of every month we meet in the Community Room in the Bread and Roses Cooperative Housing to discuss the latest news and politics of electoral reform. Sometimes we have presentations on[...]
Intellectual Property Rights, Money, and Infrastructural Power in the Modern American Empire 7:00 pm
Intellectual Property Rights, Money, and Infrastructural Power in the Modern American Empire
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
What is the relationship among intellectual property rights, dollar centrality in the international monetary system, and the operation of infrastructural power in the US global empire? This paper characterizes the international system as an empire[...]
THE JANE GOODALL INSTITUTE OF CANADA PRESENTS: An Evening with Jane Goodall 7:30 pm
THE JANE GOODALL INSTITUTE OF CANADA PRESENTS: An Evening with Jane Goodall @ Centre In The Square
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
THE JANE GOODALL INSTITUTE OF CANADA PRESENTS: An Evening with Jane Goodall @ Centre In The Square | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada
Dr. Goodall first set foot in the forests of Tanzania in 1960, armed with little more than a notepad, a pair of binoculars and a dream of living in Africa and observing wildlife. From the[...]
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Courthouse Vigil for 1500 Pigs: Sentencing 8:00 am
Courthouse Vigil for 1500 Pigs: Sentencing @ Court House
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Join KW Animal Save and London Pig Save at the courthouse in Simcoe for a vigil for over 1500 pigs who died in one of the biggest cases of animal cruelty in Canadian history. Help[...]
2018 BSIA Graduate Fellowship Symposium 9:00 am
2018 BSIA Graduate Fellowship Symposium
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
BY INVITATION ONLY At this annual event, BSIA students present their policy briefs to faculty for feedback in preparation for briefings to Global Affairs Canada (GAC) in June. These policy briefs will contribute to the[...]
Waterloo Region Family Network: Election 2018 Panel Discussion with MPPs 6:30 pm
Waterloo Region Family Network: Election 2018 Panel Discussion with MPPs @ Holiday Inn Kitchener Waterloo
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Waterloo Region Family Network: Election 2018 Panel Discussion with MPPs @ Holiday Inn Kitchener Waterloo  | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada
Submit scripted question ideas to assist us in our question writing to info@wrfn.info by March 16. Please RSVP by email info@wrfn.info or by phone 519-886-9150 x1 by March 16th 2018, indicating the number of people[...]
Waterloo Region Family Network: Election 2018 Panel Discussion with MPPs 6:30 pm
Waterloo Region Family Network: Election 2018 Panel Discussion with MPPs @ Holiday Inn Kitchener Waterloo
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
You are invited to meet the Waterloo Region Members of Provincial Parliament for a grassroots opportunity to hear and be heard concerning the Developmental Services Sector. WHEN: APRIL 26, 2018 6:30 – 9:00 PM WHERE:[...]
Waterloo Region Family Network: Election 2018 Panel Discussion with MPPs 6:30 pm
Waterloo Region Family Network: Election 2018 Panel Discussion with MPPs @ Holiday Inn Kitchener Waterloo
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
You are invited to meet the Waterloo Region Members of Provincial Parliament for a grassroots opportunity to hear and be heard concerning the Developmental Services Sector. WHEN: APRIL 26, 2018 6:30 – 9:00 PM WHERE:[...]
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City Nature Challenge, Waterloo Region 12:01 am
City Nature Challenge, Waterloo Region
Apr 27 @ 12:01 am – Apr 30 @ 11:59 pm
Cambridge City Green MeetUp Friday, April 27 at 12:01 AM Which city has the most nature?The City Nature Challenge 2018 will help us find out! More than 60 cities in 17 countries around the world[...]
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Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Apr 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[...]
Rain Barrels: Everything You Wanted To Know 1:30 pm
Rain Barrels: Everything You Wanted To Know
Apr 28 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
REEP HOUSE Series Rain Barrels: Everything You Wanted To Know Our resident rain barrel expert, Brendan Schaefer will walk you through the basics of rain barrels and how they can be beneficial for you.Topics covered will[...]
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cycleWR meet & greet 2:00 pm
cycleWR meet & greet
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cyclewr-meet-greet-tickets-45146257672Better biking is coming to Waterloo Region. We’re going to make it happen—with your help. Join CycleWR on April 29 to talk about a bikeable Waterloo Region.CycleWR is a new coalition that advocates for cycling[...]
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Alliance Against Poverty Special Meeting on Transit 5:15 pm
Alliance Against Poverty Special Meeting on Transit @ The Working Centre
Apr 30 @ 5:15 pm – 7:00 pm
Alliance Against Poverty Special Meeting on Transit @ The Working Centre
Our next meeting is on Monday, April 30th at 5:15pm at the Working Centre (upstairs – Mezzanine); this is not the regular AAP meeting (scheduled for Monday, May 14th at 5:15pm) but it’s important for[...]