Calendar

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

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Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Sep 2 @ 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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Communism In The Park 4:30 pm
Communism In The Park @ Roos Island at the Red Flags
Sep 3 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
A bi-weekly outloud reading and discussion of topics like Alienation, Oppression, Colonialism, Feminism, and Imperialism. Presented by the Revolutionary Communist Party — Kitchener Rainy day location: Coffee Culture 1 King Street West, Kitchener Map
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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
Sep 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 Conrad Grebel College, University of … Continue reading
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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Sep 6 all-day
 
Alliance Against Poverty — Political Action Committee meeting on Free Transit 6:30 pm
Alliance Against Poverty — Political Action Committee meeting on Free Transit @ Mezzanine at The Working Centre
Sep 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Many people signed up to get involved in the Political Action Committee following the AAP Transit Campaign event on June 3rd. Please see the AAP report on the June 3rd Transit Event. The next PAC meeting will be at 6:30pm … Continue reading
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Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Sep 9 @ 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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ALIV(e) Group Meeting – Awareness of Low Income Voices 11:00 am
ALIV(e) Group Meeting – Awareness of Low Income Voices @ Social Development Centre Waterloo Region
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Members of the group meet regularly across the region and like being kept informed about what is happening in the community and in public policy related to poverty. ​​It is important to speak out on issues related to poverty and … Continue reading
Green Party of Canada Policy Development Process Meeting 7:00 pm
Green Party of Canada Policy Development Process Meeting
Sep 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
You are invited to a special event in your region. The December SGM in Calgary tasked tasked federal council to strike a committee of members from across the country to devise changes to how we develop policy in the party. … Continue reading
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Hold The Line WR 9:00 am
Hold The Line WR @ St. Jacobs Rod and Gun Club
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 pm
Hold The Line WR @ St. Jacobs Rod and Gun Club
Hold the Line a cycling & folk music festival celebrating Waterloo Region’s Countryside Line Saturday, September 16, 2017, St. Jacobs, ON The Region of Waterloo’s Countryside Line protects the cultural, economic, and environmental heritage of our rural lands from the … Continue reading
Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Sep 16 @ 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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Waterloo Open Streets 12:00 pm
Waterloo Open Streets
Sep 17 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Theme: MOTION Uptown Waterloo Open Streets will be held along the Laurel and Spurline Trails in uptown Waterloo this year. Node #1 Green Space beside the Laurel Trail south of Erb Street Node #2 Under the Willow Tree at the … Continue reading
Sing Fires — An Afternoon with Tom Jackson: Song and Story 3:00 pm
Sing Fires — An Afternoon with Tom Jackson: Song and Story @ First United Church
Sep 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sing Fires -- An Afternoon with Tom Jackson: Song and Story @ First United Church
Please note this is the first of two events on this date. No ticket is required for An Evening Festival of Words and Music: Do Justice, Love Kindness, Walk Humbly featuring local musicians and mass choir with Tom Jackson taking … Continue reading
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2018 GRT Service Improvement Plan – Public Consultation Centre 3:00 pm
Parkwood Retirement Suites: Chaplain’s Choice Movie Matinee 3:00 pm
Parkwood Retirement Suites: Chaplain’s Choice Movie Matinee @ Parkwood Seniors Community
Sep 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Parkwood Retirement Suites: Chaplain’s Choice Movie Matinee @ Parkwood Seniors Community | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada
Did you know that September 21 st is celebrated around the world as the International Day of Peace? And that for the past 2 years, Conrad Grebel University College has held a series of community events to mark this day … Continue reading
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@WR_Greens in the GPO Parade at the International Plowing Match 9:00 am
@WR_Greens in the GPO Parade at the International Plowing Match
Sep 19 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
You’re invited to come out and march with Mike Schreiner and fellow Greens at the 2017 International Plowing Match Opening Parade in Huron County! THE PARADE WILL TAKE PLACE ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 IN WALTON, ONTARIO. The parade will begin … Continue reading
Film Screening of ‘Tickling Giants’ and PACS 40th Kick Off 3:00 pm
Film Screening of ‘Tickling Giants’ and PACS 40th Kick Off @ CGR
Sep 19 @ 3:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The PACS Student Society is hosting a screening of Tickling Giants to kick off the Fall 2017 term, and the celebrations of the PACS 40th anniversary year. Tickling Giants is about Dr. Bassem Youssef, the ‘Egyptian Jon Stewart’, who leaves … Continue reading
Moving Forward (Transportation Master Plan Update) – Progress Report and Public Consultation Centre 5:00 pm
September 2017 Perspectives Organizers Subcommittee Meeting 8:00 pm
September 2017 Perspectives Organizers Subcommittee Meeting @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Sep 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
September 2017 Perspectives Organizers Subcommittee Meeting @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
The next meeting for organizers of this year’s Perspectives on Peace: Peace In Our Community event. Everyone is welcome! You can read the prevous Subcommittee Meeting Notes. This meeting will be held right after the Regular Meeting for WR Nonviolence … Continue reading
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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Sep 20 all-day
 
Parkwood Retirement Suites: Blessed are the Peacemakers: Sharing Stories of Peace with Children 3:00 pm
Parkwood Retirement Suites: Blessed are the Peacemakers: Sharing Stories of Peace with Children @ Parkwood Seniors Community
Sep 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Parkwood Retirement Suites: Blessed are the Peacemakers: Sharing Stories of Peace with Children @ Parkwood Seniors Community | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada
Did you know that September 21 st is celebrated around the world as the International Day of Peace? And that for the past 2 years, Conrad Grebel University College has held a series of community events to mark this day … Continue reading
Cross Cultures: Victimhood vs. Female Empowerment 5:30 pm
Cross Cultures: Victimhood vs. Female Empowerment
Sep 20 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Cross Cultures: Victimhood vs. Female Empowerment
Cross Cultures… Resuming Round Table interactive gathering … over dinner Wednesday September 20 2017 starts @ 5:30 pm victimhood vs female empowerment the existing situation as you see it ? identifying the obstacles ? are they systemic, cultural ?? steps … Continue reading
Be a part of the Story of Change with @BtoBelonging 6:30 pm
Be a part of the Story of Change with @BtoBelonging @ Meeting Room E, Kitchener Public Library
Sep 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Be a part of the Story of Change with @BtoBelonging @ Meeting Room E, Kitchener Public Library | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada
Independent Facilitation is continuing to grow across the province and here in Waterloo Region. We have now spent more than two years engaged in the Independent Facilitation Demonstration Project (IFDP) and would like to share with you some of what … Continue reading
Reception House Volunteer Orientation 6:30 pm
Reception House Volunteer Orientation
Sep 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Waterloo Region Helping Middle Eastern Refugees Wednesday, September 20 at 6:30 PM Hello Everyone, I am the Coordinator of Volunteer Services at Reception House Waterloo Region. We support Government Assisted Refugees resettling in … https://www.meetup.com/Waterloo-Region-Helping-Refugees/events/242929668/
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
Sep 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 Queen and Courtland), Kitchener. There’s … Continue reading
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PACS-Can Peacekeeping Workshop
PACS-Can Peacekeeping Workshop @ Balsillie School of International Affairs
Sep 21 – Sep 22 all-day
PACS-Can Peacekeeping Workshop @ Balsillie School of International Affairs | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada
PACS-Can, in collaboration with Waterloo’s Balsillie School of International Affairs, will host a two-day workshop on Canadian engagement with UN Peacekeeping on September 21-22, 2017.  The workshop will feature a series of panels by Canadian scholars and practitioners on key … Continue reading
2018 GRT Service Improvement Plan – Public Consultation Centre 9:30 am
Beyond Crisis: Film Screening 7:00 pm
Beyond Crisis: Film Screening @ Princess Twin Cinema
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
You are warmly invited to the launch of BEYOND CRISIS! Save the Date! September 21st, 2017 marks the three-year anniversary of the People’s Climate March — and the official launch of a Canadian grassroots documentary inspired by a global movement. … Continue reading
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Eighth Annual Reflective Conference on Education to Globalize the Human Mind: Ancient Wisdom of Oneness and Wellness for Modern Living 8:00 am
Eighth Annual Reflective Conference on Education to Globalize the Human Mind: Ancient Wisdom of Oneness and Wellness for Modern Living @ Federation Hall
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Eighth Annual Reflective Conference on Education to Globalize the Human Mind: Ancient Wisdom of Oneness and Wellness for Modern Living @ Federation Hall
What: Conference 2017 When: Saturday, September 23, 2017 – 08:00 to Sunday, September 24, 2017 – 17:30 Where: Federation Hall, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON Description: This event is a two day reflective conference of local, national, international and intergenerational … Continue reading
Clothing Swap with @TrustedClothes 11:00 am
Clothing Swap with @TrustedClothes @ Kitchener Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Clothing Swap with @TrustedClothes @ Kitchener Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School
Come out to our next Clothing Swap! Saturday, September 23 11:00AM to 1:00PM Kitchener Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School 787 King St W. Kitchener, ON, N2G 1E3 Trusted Clothes Events
Traditional Pow Wow 12:00 pm
Traditional Pow Wow @ Bandshell, Waterloo Park
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Traditional Pow Wow @ Bandshell, Waterloo Park
Pow Wow Every year in the fall, the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre hosts a traditional Pow Wow. We celebrate drumming, dancing and other elements of traditional Aboriginal culture, and we invite everyone to join us. Craft and food vendors are … Continue reading
Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Sep 23 @ 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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Eighth Annual Reflective Conference on Education to Globalize the Human Mind: Ancient Wisdom of Oneness and Wellness for Modern Living 8:00 am
Eighth Annual Reflective Conference on Education to Globalize the Human Mind: Ancient Wisdom of Oneness and Wellness for Modern Living @ Federation Hall
Sep 24 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Eighth Annual Reflective Conference on Education to Globalize the Human Mind: Ancient Wisdom of Oneness and Wellness for Modern Living @ Federation Hall
What: Conference 2017 When: Saturday, September 23, 2017 – 08:00 to Sunday, September 24, 2017 – 17:30 Where: Federation Hall, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON Description: This event is a two day reflective conference of local, national, international and intergenerational … Continue reading
13th Annual Traditional Pow Wow 12:00 pm
13th Annual Traditional Pow Wow
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Come visit ClimateActionWR at the 13th Annual Traditional Pow Wow to chat with us about your vision for the future of Waterloo Region and help us set a long-term greenhouse gas reduction target. Hope to see you there!
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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
SCI Second Hand Clothing Sale 10:00 am
SCI Second Hand Clothing Sale @ SLC
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Want to be stylin’ without breaking the bank? Want to help reduce textile waste on campus? Check out SCI’s second hand clothing sale. All clothing items are $5 and below! Sept 25-26, 10AM – 3PM We accept debit and cash! … Continue reading
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Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence 7:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Sep 26 @ 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
Sep 27 all-day
 
2018 GRT Service Improvement Plan – Public Consultation Centre 2:00 pm
Waterloo Women’s Wednesdays: Women and Violence in Kashmir — A talk by Idrisa Pandit 4:00 pm
Waterloo Women’s Wednesdays: Women and Violence in Kashmir — A talk by Idrisa Pandit @ MC - Mathematics & Computer Building
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
After a summer of yoga and knitting, W3‘s September session features a talk from Idrisa Pandit about women’s resistance and resilience in militarized Kashmir. Idrisa is an associate professor at Renison and is heavily involved in the local community in … Continue reading
2017 Stanley Knowles Humanitarian Service Lecture 7:00 pm
2017 Stanley Knowles Humanitarian Service Lecture @ CIGI Auditorium
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
2017 Stanley Knowles Humanitarian Service Lecture @ CIGI Auditorium  | Waterloo | Ontario | Canada
St. Paul’s University College invites you to join us for the 2017 Stanley Knowles Humanitarian Service Lecture: Humanitarian Robotics in Action, delivered by Patrick Meier, PhD Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at CIGI Auditorium Patrick Meier, PhD is an internationally renowned … Continue reading
Discussion Night for Fair Voting — an #IDOPAN event 7:00 pm
Discussion Night for Fair Voting — an #IDOPAN event @ Community Room, Bread and Roses Co-operative Homes
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Discussion Night for Fair Voting — an #IDOPAN event @ Community Room, Bread and Roses Co-operative Homes |  |  |
Discussion Discussion Nights are returning to Fair Vote Waterloo! Thanks to a bit of prompting from Fair Vote Canada we’ll be holding a guided discussion to answer the questions How can we capitalize on what has happened over the last … Continue reading
Discussion Night for Fair Voting — an #IDOPAN event 7:00 pm
Discussion Night for Fair Voting — an #IDOPAN event @ Community Room, Bread and Roses Co-operative Homes
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
[1] DiscussionDiscussion Nights are returning to Fair Vote Waterloo! Thanks to a bit of prompting from Fair Vote Canada [2] we’ll be holding a guided discussion to answer the questions How can we capitalize on what has happened over the … Continue reading
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Speaking Fruit at the Canadian Student Leadership Conference 10:00 am
Speaking Fruit at the Canadian Student Leadership Conference @ REN
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Conceived by Toronto-artist Farrah Miranda, Speaking Fruit is a new and first-of-its-kind mobile, roadside fruit-stand and design studio that feeds the movement for migrant farmworker rights. Beginning with a single question posed to migrant farmworkers in Southern Ontario, the project … Continue reading
Debraj Ray: Uneven Growth and Social Conflict – Distinguished Lecture in Economics 4:30 pm
Debraj Ray: Uneven Growth and Social Conflict – Distinguished Lecture in Economics @ HH - J.G. Hagey Hall of the Humanities Humanities Theatre
Sep 28 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Debraj Ray: Uneven Growth and Social Conflict - Distinguished Lecture in Economics @ HH - J.G. Hagey Hall of the Humanities Humanities Theatre
Economic growth can be extraordinarily rapid in developing countries. But it is often uneven, leaving whole segments of society behind. Such unevenness can serve to both inspire and frustrate, and so lead to social conflict even as overall economic conditions … Continue reading
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Transformative Mediation Training September 22, 23 & 29, 30, 2017 8:30 am
Austrian Pianist Anna Magdalena Kokits 7:00 pm
Austrian Pianist Anna Magdalena Kokits @ CGR
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Anna Magdalena Kokits – Coast to Coast Tour Award-winning Austrian pianist Anna Magdalena Kokits will play a selection of modern and classical pieces as part of her coast-to-coast tour during Canada 150. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) 32 Variationen in c-moll, WoO 80 (1806) Manuela … Continue reading
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One Sky Festival 11:00 am
One Sky Festival @ REN
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 am
  Welcome to the new One Sky Festival, formerly the East Asian Festival.  Come and enjoy vibrant performances, fun and interactive booths, and taste delicious food as we celebrate the Chinese, Islamic, Japanese, and Korean cultures. Family and friends can … Continue reading
Food Not Bombs! Servings 1:00 pm
Food Not Bombs! Servings
Sep 30 @ 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
@WR_Greens at KWPeace – Perspectives on Peace: Peace in our Community 4:00 pm
@WR_Greens at KWPeace – Perspectives on Peace: Peace in our Community @ St. John the Evangelist Church
Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for an evening of discussion and networking on the theme of building peace in Kitchener-Waterloo. Program includes a panel discussion, dinner (by donation), and a chance to speak with organizers of the various Peace and Social Justice organizations … Continue reading
Annual General Meeting 4:00 pm
Annual General Meeting @ CGR
Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Members of the public are invited to Grebel’s Annual General Meeting from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM in the Great Hall. This is a good opportunity to learn about the activity at Grebel this past year.
KWPeace – Perspectives on Peace: Peace in our Community 4:00 pm
KWPeace – Perspectives on Peace: Peace in our Community @ St. John the Evangelist Church
Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
KWPeace – Perspectives on Peace: Peace in our Community @ St. John the Evangelist Church |  |  |
Join us for an evening of discussion and networking on the theme of building peace in Kitchener-Waterloo. Program includes a panel discussion, dinner (by donation), and a chance to speak with organizers of the various Peace and Social Justice organizations … Continue reading
Perspectives on Peace: Peace in our Community 4:00 pm
Perspectives on Peace: Peace in our Community @ Church of St. John the Evangelist
Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Perspectives on Peace: Peace in our Community @ Church of St. John the Evangelist | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada
Join us for an evening of discussion and networking on the theme of building peace in Kitchener-Waterloo. Program includes a panel discussion, dinner (by donation), and a chance to speak with organizers of the various Peace and Social Justice organizations … Continue reading
@FairvoteWRC Info Table at @KWPeace Perspectives: Peace In Our Community 4:30 pm
@FairvoteWRC Info Table at @KWPeace Perspectives: Peace In Our Community @ St. John the Evangelist Church
Sep 30 @ 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Fair Vote Waterloo is participating in KW Peace [1]’s annual event Perspectives on Peace [2]. This year’s theme is _Peace In Our Community_. Democracy is the cornerstone of a Nonviolent and Peaceful society. Fair Vote Waterloo will have an information … Continue reading
’85-’95 Era Reunion 6:00 pm
’85-’95 Era Reunion
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 6:00 pm
GREBEL REUNION 2017 Join hosts Shirley Grove ’92 and Steve (Berg) Martin ’88 on Saturday, September 30th in the John E. Toews Atrium at Conrad Grebel University College from 6:00 pm to late!  Meet Grebel’s new president – Marcus Shantz, … Continue reading