Calendar

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

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August Porch Chat: Transitions: A “Human Book” Club 8:16 pm
Group 9, Amnesty International regular meeting 7:30 pm
Group 9, Amnesty International regular meeting @ Community Ed Room 2202, Conrad Grebel College
Jul 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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Climate Rally 80 by 50 5:00 pm
Climate Rally 80 by 50
Jul 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Cambridge City Green MeetUp Thursday, July 5 at 5:00 PM The Region of Waterloo, and cities of Cambridge, Kitchener, and Waterloo councils have unanimously approved an 80% greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions redu… https://www.meetup.com/Cambridge-City-Green/events/251955120/
Climate Rally: 80 by 50 (Cambridge) 5:00 pm
Climate Rally: 80 by 50 (Cambridge) @ Bowman Room, Cambridge City Hall
Jul 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Climate Rally: 80 by 50 (Cambridge) @ Bowman Room, Cambridge City Hall
ClimateActionWR Presents Climate Rally: 80 by 50 Let’s accelerate climate action! The Region of Waterloo, and cities of Cambridge, Kitchener, and Waterloo councils have unanimously approved an 80% greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction target by[...]
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Old Post Office Party 6:00 pm
Old Post Office Party @ Old Postoffice
Jul 6 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Restoring time is no easy feat but Idea Exchange’s Old Post Office location has intertwined the beauty of the past with the advances of the future. The original Galt Post Office was designed by architect[...]
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KW Vegfest 11:00 am
KW Vegfest @ Kitchener City Hall
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
KW Vegfest @ Kitchener City Hall | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada
Hey everyone! So with a new year comes new beginnings & a fresh outlook, so we would like to take this opportunity to announce some exciting things! KW VEGFEST IS TAKING PLACE ON JULY 7,[...]
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Alliance Against Poverty Regular Meeting 5:15 pm
Alliance Against Poverty Regular Meeting @ The Working Centre
Jul 9 @ 5:15 pm – 7:00 pm
Alliance Against Poverty Regular Meeting @ The Working Centre
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[...]
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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Jul 11 all-day
 
KW Kinder Morgan Town-Hall – Film Showing @DirectlyAffectd 5:45 pm
KW Kinder Morgan Town-Hall – Film Showing @DirectlyAffectd @ Kitchener Public Library
Jul 11 @ 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm
KW Kinder Morgan Town-Hall - Film Showing @DirectlyAffectd @ Kitchener Public Library
Directly Affected Town-halls Screenings KW Kinder Morgan Town-Hall Wednesday, July 11, 6:00 PM Kitchener Public Library Central Branch 85 Queen St N, Kitchener, ON Kitchener, N2H 2H1, Canada Sign Up Join us for the KW[...]
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A New Era of Peace and a Peaceful Land
A New Era of Peace and a Peaceful Land @ CGR
Jul 12 – Oct 5 all-day
This exhibition, sponsored by Mennonite Central Committee and curated by the Korean Art Forum, collects rarely seen works by American, Chinese, North and South Korean artists.  Responding to the speeches given by leaders of North[...]
Eco-Summit 2018: Building Commitment 4:00 pm
Eco-Summit 2018: Building Commitment @ M3
Jul 12 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join the UW Sustainability Office and Sustainable Campus Initiative for Waterloo’s fifth annual Eco-Summit! Each year we bring together students, staff, faculty, and community partners with an interest in sustainability to build relationships, inspire action,[...]
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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Jul 18 all-day
 
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
Jul 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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@KWPeace Potluck Meeting for Summer 2018 6:00 pm
@KWPeace Potluck Meeting for Summer 2018 @ Peace and Justice Room, Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
@KWPeace Potluck Meeting for Summer 2018 @ Peace and Justice Room, Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church
It’s time we held another information sharing and planning meeting, and have some wonderful potluck food. Every few months the organizers of many different peace, social justice, environmental, political, and spiritual organizations from Waterloo Region[...]
Beautiful Wanderings: orchestra@uwaterloo concert 7:30 pm
Beautiful Wanderings: orchestra@uwaterloo concert
Jul 19 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Selections of enchanting, well known and loved music from England, Italy, Romania, France, and Germany.  Orchestra@uwaterloo is a university-wide orchestra open to students, staff, faculty, and alumni of the University of Waterloo. The orchestra’s Music[...]
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@FairvoteWRC Info Table at @WRNonviolence Day In The Park 12:00 pm
@FairvoteWRC Info Table at @WRNonviolence Day In The Park @ Roos Island, Victoria Park
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
[1] Every year Fair Vote Waterloo celebrates a Day In The Park with WR Nonviolence [2]. We’ll have a table full of information about proportional representation, electoral reform, and the results of our recent provincial[...]
14th Nonviolence Day In The Park 12:00 pm
14th Nonviolence Day In The Park @ Roos Island, Victoria Park
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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Want to have an exhibitor booth along the walkway? Download the Registration Form (PDF, 405 kBytes) and send it to contact@wrnonviolence.org
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Instrumental Chamber Ensemble Concert 7:30 pm
Instrumental Chamber Ensemble Concert @ CGR
Jul 22 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm
There could not be a more delightful way to spend a summer evening.  Three different chamber groups of talented students will perform classical music in the Conrad Grebel Chapel.  Refreshments to follow.  Free admission. 
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Peer Mentor Training 9:30 am
Peer Mentor Training
Jul 23 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
The Peer Mentor Program matches trained volunteers to support older adults living in a conflict experience. The  2 day training provides individuals with skills in conflict resolution, communication, understanding culture and identity, dealing with power[...]
Summer Bookclub: Part 1 in 2 Books on The Way We Think 7:00 pm
Summer Bookclub: Part 1 in 2 Books on The Way We Think
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
KW Hungry Minds Monday, July 23 at 7:00 PM This is the first part of a two-part summer time bookclub taking up the topic of the way we think. In this one we take up[...]
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Philosophication 5:30 pm
Philosophication
Jul 24 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
KW Hungry Minds Tuesday, July 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/252812847/
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence 7:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Jul 24 @ 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[...]
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Refugee Vision Care
Refugee Vision Care
Jul 25 all-day
 
PhD Dissertation Defence: Tweeting Strategy – Military Social Media Use as Strategic Communication 10:00 am
PhD Dissertation Defence: Tweeting Strategy – Military Social Media Use as Strategic Communication
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Rupinder (Tina) Mangat’s PhD Dissertation Defence. Advisor: Alistair Edgar Committee: Jeremy Hunsinger, Roger Sarty Internal/External: Mark Humphries External: Kim Nossal .fusion-button.button-1 .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-1 i {color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-1 {border-width:0px;border-color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-1 .fusion-button-icon-divider{border-color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-1:hover .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-1:hover i,.fusion-button.button-1:focus .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-1:focus i,.fusion-button.button-1:active .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-1:active{color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-1:hover,[...]
@FairvoteWRC Discussion Night and Weenie Roast 6:00 pm
@FairvoteWRC Discussion Night and Weenie Roast @ Sharon Sommerville's house
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Fair Vote Waterloo Discussion Night in July will be held in combination with a weenie roast! To take advantage of the July summertime weather, Sharon Sommerville has invited us to her back yard to[...]
July Porch Chat: Exploring Spirituality 6:15 pm
July Porch Chat: Exploring Spirituality @ Front Porch and Garden of the Governor’s House
Jul 25 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
July Porch Chat: Exploring Spirituality @ Front Porch and Garden of the Governor’s House
EXPLORING SPIRITUALITY:  Pull up a chair and join us in our exploration of spirituality and its impact on the individual and community. This porch chat is open to all, based on a respect for the beauty[...]
Blanket Exercise 7:00 pm
Blanket Exercise @ Seven Shores Community Cafe
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
In Kitchener-Waterloo, we are located on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishnaabe, and Haudenosaunee peoples. In 1784, the Haldimand Treaty was signed, promising the land 6 miles wide on either side of the Grand[...]
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An Evening Stroll: Free Environmental and Historical Guided Tour 5:00 pm
An Evening Stroll: Free Environmental and Historical Guided Tour
Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Join Reep Green Solutions for a relaxing and informative evening stroll in downtown Kitchener to enjoy the pleasure of walking AND learn more about the natural and human history of our community.  Along the route,[...]
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Skylight Festival
Skylight Festival @ Five Oaks Retreat Centre
Jul 27 – Jul 29 all-day
Skylight Festival @ Five Oaks  Retreat Centre
The Skylight Festival is thrilled to present “Science” Mike McHargue of The Liturgists Podcast and Finding God In The Waves Join us July 27-29th for a weekend of faith, justice and a celebration of the[...]
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Lakeside Garden Tour | RAIN Smart Neighbourhood Project Celebration 10:00 am
Lakeside Garden Tour | RAIN Smart Neighbourhood Project Celebration
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The RAIN Smart Neighbourhoods Project is nearing the end and we wanted to celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of the Lakeside community. We are hosting a garden tour, in collaboration with a placemaking celebration in[...]
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Food for Thought 1:00 pm
Food for Thought
Jul 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
KW Hungry Minds Sunday, July 29 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[...]
Grebel Alumni Summer Picnic 4:00 pm
Grebel Alumni Summer Picnic @ CGR
Jul 29 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join fellow Grebel alumni on Sunday, July 29 from 4:00pm – 7:00pm for a summer picnic at Grebel. This event is the perfect opportunity to: Play volleyball with current Grebel students and other fun activities for all ages[...]
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Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence 7:00 pm
Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Jul 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[...]