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Internet and Computer Technology Coaching Sessions
Date(s): Wednesday, 08 October 2014 - Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Venue: Community Information Centre

‘Internet and Computer Technology Coaching Sessions’

(Free to all – Registration Required) Whether you have never touched a computer before or you would like to learn more, we can help! During a...

Internet and Computer Technology Coaching Sessions - full details

Time Out Preschool Drop-Ins - Waterloo
Date(s): Monday, 02 February 2015 - Friday, 08 May 2015
Venue: Bechtel Park

A chance for mothers, fathers and caregivers of children aged newborn to six years to interact with each other through creative play, action games and song. The program offers unrestricted...

Time Out Preschool Drop-Ins - Waterloo - full details

Fakes & Forgeries: Yesterday and Today
Date(s): Tuesday, 10 February 2015 - Friday, 24 April 2015
Venue: City of Waterloo Museum

Fakes & Forgeries invites visitors of all ages to test their skills at identifying objects that are real from those which are clever fakes. Challenge yourself to distinguish between...

Fakes & Forgeries: Yesterday and Today - full details

Sounds of Simon and Garfunkel
Date(s): Friday, 27 February 2015 - Saturday, 28 February 2015
Venue: Centre in the Square (101 Queen St. N, Kitchener)

February 27 & 28 | 8pm

Michael Krajewski, conductor AJ Swearingen, guitar & vocals Jonathan Beedle, guitar & vocals

The acclaimed international touring duo of AJ Swearingen and Jonathan Beedle bring their heartfelt...

Sounds of Simon and Garfunkel - full details

Gruffalo's Child
Date(s): Saturday, 28 February 2015
Venue: Centre In The Square

Saturday, November 28, 2014 at 1 PM and 3:30 PM Based on the award-winning children’s book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, this magical, musical adaption created by Tall Stories Theatre Company...

Gruffalo's Child - full details

Kinderconcert Series: The Three Musical Pigs and the Wolf
Date(s): Saturday, 28 February 2015
Venue: Woolwich Memorial Centre (24 Snyder St. S, Elmira)

Saturday February 28 | 10:30am

The Licorice Allsorts Clarinet Quartet

Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven are three music-loving pigs. Although the sneaky wolf Hugo tries very hard to catch them, he is no...

Kinderconcert Series: The Three Musical Pigs and the Wolf - full details

Youth Orchestra Program, Concert 2
Date(s): Saturday, 28 February 2015
Venue: Centre in the Square (101 Queen St. N, Kitchener)

Saturday February 28 | 2pm

See the future! Come and be inspired by the five ensembles in our nationally-renowned KWS Youth Orchestra Program.

Tickets are $11 child, $13 adult and can...

Youth Orchestra Program, Concert 2 - full details

Relay Reunion
Date(s): Sunday, 01 March 2015
Venue: Holiday Inn KW (30 Fairway Rd S, Kitchener, ON)

Calling All Relayers! Join us at Relay Reunion to connect with old friends and hear about exciting new plans for this year’s Relay For Life. Event will be held at...

Relay Reunion - full details

Before They Were Famous
Date(s): Wednesday, 04 March 2015
Venue: First United Church (16 William St W, Waterloo)

Wednesday March 4 | 8pm

Curated by Nancy Wharton, cello Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor Natasha Sharko, viola

Torelli: Sinfonia Op. 6 No. 4 Mozart: Apollo and Hyacinthus: Overture Hummel: Fantasie for Viola & String Orchestra Mendelssohn: Sinfonia No....

Before They Were Famous - full details

International Women’s Day 2015: Celebrating Innovative Women
Date(s): Wednesday, 04 March 2015
Venue: Tannery Event Centre - Communitech 151 Charles St Kitchener, ON N2G 1H6

When one woman helps another, amazing things can happen, professional careers and creativity leap forward. The Waterloo Region Small Business Centre and community partners are pleased to announce the 4th...

International Women’s Day 2015: Celebrating Innovative Women - full details

An Evening With Romeo Dallaire
Date(s): Thursday, 05 March 2015
Venue: Waterloo Inn Conference Hotel 475 King St. N. Kitchener, ON

Great Cause, Great Speaker

oneROOF's Annual Call To Action...Eradicate Youth Homelessness

MC's Jennifer Campbell & Mike Farwell from Country 106.7

Speaker Lt. Gen. Romeo Dallaire (Ret) Retired UN Commander, Award-Winning Author, Human...

An Evening With Romeo Dallaire - full details

KW Comedy Festival 2015
Date(s): Thursday, 05 March 2015 - Saturday, 07 March 2015
Venue: Various

The 6th edition of the Kitchener-Waterloo Comedy Festival will celebrate stand-up and variety comedy from all around the world, March 5-7 2015 in various venues across both Kitchener and Waterloo.

The...

KW Comedy Festival 2015 - full details

Before They Were Famous
Date(s): Friday, 06 March 2015
Venue: Harcourt Memorial United Church (87 Dean Ave, Guelph)

Friday March 6 | 8pm

Curated by Nancy Wharton, cello Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor Natasha Sharko, viola

Torelli: Sinfonia Op. 6 No. 4 Mozart: Apollo and Hyacinthus: Overture Hummel: Fantasie for Viola & String Orchestra Mendelssohn: Sinfonia No....

Before They Were Famous - full details

Before They Were Famous
Date(s): Saturday, 07 March 2015
Venue: Central Presbyterian Church (7 Queens Square, Cambridge)

Saturday March 7 | 8pm

Curated by Nancy Wharton, cello Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor Natasha Sharko, viola

Torelli: Sinfonia Op. 6 No. 4 Mozart: Apollo and Hyacinthus: Overture Hummel: Fantasie for Viola & String Orchestra Mendelssohn: Sinfonia No....

Before They Were Famous - full details

YMCA Megathon
Date(s): Saturday, 07 March 2015
Venue: AR Kaufman Family YMCA - Kitchener, Chaplin Family YMCA - Cambridge, Stork Family YMCA - Waterloo

YMCA Megathon: Did you know that 1 in 4 individuals in Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo can't afford to participate in health and recreation programs?

The YMCA needs YOUR help to change that.

Register...

YMCA Megathon - full details

DaCapo Chamber choir presents...O Earth, Return!
Date(s): Saturday, 07 March 2015 - Sunday, 08 March 2015
Venue: St. John the Evangelist, Kitchener (Saturday) and St. John's Lutheran, Waterloo (Sunday)

Composer Matthew Emery will join us as we premiere his 2014 NewWorks winning composition - Night on a Starry Hill. Another of the featured pieces will be Jonathan...

DaCapo Chamber choir presents...O Earth, Return! - full details

Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Date(s): Tuesday, 10 March 2015
Venue: Centre In The Square

For more than 50 years, New Orleans’ famed Preservation Hall Jazz Band has travelled the world sharing the thrill of traditional New Orleans jazz with music lovers. Don’t miss...

Preservation Hall Jazz Band - full details

Sister Act
Date(s): Thursday, 12 March 2015
Venue: Centre In The Square

Sister Act is Broadway's feel-amazing musical comedy smash! Featuring original music by 8-time Oscar® winner Alan Menke (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors), Sister Act...

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Colin James
Date(s): Friday, 13 March 2015
Venue: Centre In The Square

Since his arrival on the music scene 26 years ago, this iconic six-time Juno Award-winning artist has topped the charts as a pop vocalist, recorded an acclaimed blues album and...

Colin James - full details

BugFeast!
Date(s): Friday, 13 March 2015 - Sunday, 22 March 2015
Venue: Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

Join us during March Break and put your taste buds to the test! Come sample real insects like beetle larvae, crickets, and this year we are baking with insect protein...

BugFeast! - full details

Doktor Kaboom!
Date(s): Saturday, 14 March 2015
Venue: Centre In The Square

Doktor Kaboom! is a hilarious interactive science variety show for audiences of all ages created by Actor/Comedian David Epley. Using theatre and humour Doktor Kaboom! takes his audience on...

Doktor Kaboom! - full details

John McDermott
Date(s): Wednesday, 18 March 2015
Venue: Centre in the Square (101 Queen St. N, Kitchener)

Wednesday March 18 | 7:30pm

Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor John McDermott

Internationally renowned Scottish-Canadian tenor John McDermott joins the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony for a special evening of music from Ireland and Scotland,including favourites Scotland...

John McDermott - full details

Kinderconcert Series: Toot, Bang, Swish!
Date(s): Saturday, 21 March 2015
Venue: Waterloo Region Museum (10 Huron Rd. Kitchener)

Saturday March 21 | 10:30am

KWS musicians & friends

Don’t say “You can’t play!” Mendelssohn Mouse discovers new friends, but can they all play together despite their differences? See what happens when...

Kinderconcert Series: Toot, Bang, Swish! - full details

The Mozart Phenomenon
Date(s): Thursday, 26 March 2015 - Friday, 27 March 2015
Venue: Centre in the Square (101 Queen St. N, Kitchener)

March 26 & 27 | 8pm

Edwin Outwater, conductor David Fung, piano Program to include: Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major Mozart: Symphony No. 34 ... and exciting discussion...

The Mozart Phenomenon - full details

Waterloo Region Home Builders’ Association’s 24th Annual Industry Luncheon
Date(s): Friday, 27 March 2015
Venue: Bingemans' Marshall Hall

Waterloo Region Home Builders’ Association (WRHBA) is pleased to announce this year’s Industry Luncheon speaker: Ben Webster; one of the world's most accomplished expedition leaders!

WRHBA’s Industry Luncheon is the...

Waterloo Region Home Builders’ Association’s 24th Annual Industry Luncheon - full details

Singin in the Rain!
Date(s): Saturday, 28 March 2015 - Sunday, 29 March 2015
Venue: Centre in the Square (101 Queen St. N, Kitchener)

March 28 & 29 | 8pm

Evan Mitchell, conductor

Topping the American Film Institute’s list of 25 Greatest Movie Musicals of all time, this film masterpiece comes to life with live orchestral...

Singin in the Rain! - full details

IN THE NAME OF LOVE
Date(s): Thursday, 02 April 2015 - Friday, 03 April 2015
Venue: Highview Community Church

IN THE NAME OF LOVE

Thurs, April 2nd & Fri, April 3rd

Experience the Easter Story told through the music of U2. A live concert and multi-media event performed by local artists.

FREE...

IN THE NAME OF LOVE - full details

Electric Thursdays: Led Zeppelin's Song Remains the Same
Date(s): Wednesday, 08 April 2015 - Thursday, 09 April 2015
Venue: Centre In The Square

The Jeans ‘n Classics Rock Symphony really shows its mettle in this showcase of the first and best of the heavy rock bands in this newly face lifted JnC favourite...

Electric Thursdays: Led Zeppelin's Song Remains the Same - full details

Kaput
Date(s): Saturday, 11 April 2015
Venue: Centre In The Square

Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 11 AM and 2 PM Kaput is a hilariously funny mix of chaos, comedy and acrobatics for all ages. A young silent movie projectionist is eager to...

Kaput - full details

Steven Page
Date(s): Monday, 13 April 2015
Venue: Centre In The Square

Steven Page’s distinctive and powerful tenor is among the most instantly recognizable voices in popular music today. The singer/songwriter is a founding member of The Barenaked Ladies with whom he...

Steven Page - full details

Classic Albums Live: The Eagles' Hotel California
Date(s): Friday, 17 April 2015
Venue: Centre In The Square

The Eagles took 18 months between their fourth and fifth albums, reportedly spending eight months in the studio recording Hotel California. After changes in producer and personnel, as well as...

Classic Albums Live: The Eagles' Hotel California - full details

Visual Music: The World of Tess Girard
Date(s): Friday, 17 April 2015 - Saturday, 18 April 2015
Venue: Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts (36 King St. W Kitchener)

April 17 & 18 | 7:30pm

Edwin Outwater, conductor Tess Girard, video artist

Tess Girard is one of Canada’s most exciting young video artists. Deeply engaged with rhythm and the passage of time,...

Visual Music: The World of Tess Girard - full details

Kinderconcert Series: Toot, Bang, Swish!
Date(s): Saturday, 18 April 2015
Venue: Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts (36 King St. W Kitchener)

Saturday April 18 | 10am & 11am

KWS musicians & friends

Don’t say “You can’t play!” Mendelssohn Mouse discovers new friends, but can they all play together despite their differences? See what...

Kinderconcert Series: Toot, Bang, Swish! - full details

Just For Laughs Roadshow
Date(s): Monday, 20 April 2015
Venue: Centre In The Square

The Just for Laughs Roadshow continues to showcase the funniest voices in comedy. Now in its 12th season, the Roadshow will again feature the best stand-ups straight from the world’s...

Just For Laughs Roadshow - full details

The Blues Hall of Fame Tour
Date(s): Wednesday, 22 April 2015
Venue: Centre In The Square

The Blues Hall of Fame Tour is a rare opportunity to see three living Blues legends and Hall of Fame inductees together on one stage! Anchored by GRAMMY® award-winning harmonica...

The Blues Hall of Fame Tour - full details

Edwin’s Guide To Stravinsky
Date(s): Friday, 24 April 2015 - Saturday, 25 April 2015
Venue: Centre in the Square (101 Queen St. N, Kitchener)

April 24 & 25 | 8pm

Edwin Outwater, conductor & host Grand Philharmonic Choir

Bach/Stravinsky: Chorale-Variations on “Vom Himmel hoch da komm’ ich her” Stravinsky: Monumentum pro Gesualdo Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments Stravinsky: Symphony of...

Edwin’s Guide To Stravinsky - full details

Kinderconcert Series: Toot, Bang, Swish!
Date(s): Saturday, 25 April 2015
Venue: Woolwich Memorial Centre (24 Snyder St. S, Elmira)

Saturday April 25 | 10:30am

KWS musicians & friends

Don’t say “You can’t play!” Mendelssohn Mouse discovers new friends, but can they all play together despite their differences? See what happens when...

Kinderconcert Series: Toot, Bang, Swish! - full details

Youth Orchestra Program, Concert 3
Date(s): Saturday, 25 April 2015
Venue: Centre in the Square (101 Queen St. N, Kitchener)

Saturday April 25 | 2pm

See the future! Come and be inspired by the five ensembles in our nationally-renowned KWS Youth Orchestra Program.

Tickets are $11 child, $13 adult and can...

Youth Orchestra Program, Concert 3 - full details

Lutherwood's Steps for Kids
Date(s): Sunday, 03 May 2015
Venue: Lutherwood Children's Mental Health Centre

Be a champion for children's mental health and join us on May 3rd, 2015!

This 3km and 5 km walk will take participants through the beautiful countryside of north Waterloo....

Lutherwood's Steps for Kids - full details

Lutherwood Steps for Kids
Date(s): Sunday, 03 May 2015
Venue: Lutherwood Children's Mental Health Centre

Step up against the stigma!

Join 500 people, walking 5,000 steps each to raise $100.000 for children struggling with mental health issues.

This 3km and 5 km walk, presented by RBC will...

Lutherwood Steps for Kids - full details

Lutherwood Steps for Kids
Date(s): Sunday, 03 May 2015
Venue: Lutherwood Children's Mental Health Centre

Step up against the stigma! Join 500 people, walking 5,000 steps each to raise $100.000 for children struggling with mental health issues. This 3km and 5 km walk, presented by RBC will...

Lutherwood Steps for Kids - full details

The Final Frontier: From Star Wars to Star Trek and Beyond!
Date(s): Friday, 08 May 2015 - Saturday, 09 May 2015
Venue: Centre in the Square (101 Queen St. N, Kitchener)

May 8 & 9 | 8pm

John Morris Russell, conductor 501st Legion

KWS favourite John Morris Russell conducts this program featuring music from Star Trek, Star Wars and more. Joined by the...

The Final Frontier: From Star Wars to Star Trek and Beyond! - full details

Bill Blagg's Trickin'
Date(s): Saturday, 09 May 2015
Venue: Centre In The Square

Bill Blagg’s cabaret show Trickin’ is a highly interactive experience packed with Bill’s trademark magic and comedy! From flying toilet paper to balloon sword swallowing, this non-stop show has it...

Bill Blagg's Trickin' - full details

Family Series: Spectacular Strings
Date(s): Saturday, 09 May 2015
Venue: Centre in the Square (101 Queen St. N, Kitchener)

Saturday May 9 | 2:30pm

Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor

Whether their bows move lightning fast or sit still in their laps as they delicately play pizzicato, the sumptuous sounds of the sweet strings...

Family Series: Spectacular Strings - full details

Electric Thursdays: Disco Ball
Date(s): Wednesday, 13 May 2015 - Thursday, 14 May 2015
Venue: Centre In The Square

Break out the platform shoes and the satin pants to recapture the mood and feel of the Disco "daze" with guilty pleasures including “Stayin’ Alive”, “Disco Inferno”, “Dancing Queen” and...

Electric Thursdays: Disco Ball - full details

Mendelssohn's Library
Date(s): Wednesday, 13 May 2015
Venue: First United Church (16 William St W, Waterloo)

Wednesday May 13 | 8pm

Curated by Allene Chomyn, 1st violin Aisslinn Nosky, leader & violin

Handel: Concerto Grosso Op. 6 No. 4 in A minor Vivaldi: L’estro armonico Op. 3 Concerto No. 11...

Mendelssohn's Library - full details

Mendelssohn's Library
Date(s): Friday, 15 May 2015
Venue: Harcourt Memorial United Church (87 Dean Ave, Guelph)

Friday May 15 | 8pm

Curated by Allene Chomyn, 1st violin Aisslinn Nosky, leader & violin

Handel: Concerto Grosso Op. 6 No. 4 in A minor Vivaldi: L’estro armonico Op. 3 Concerto No....

Mendelssohn's Library - full details

Mendelssohn's Library
Date(s): Saturday, 16 May 2015
Venue: Central Presbyterian Church (7 Queens Square, Cambridge)

Saturday May 16 | 8pm

Curated by Allene Chomyn, 1st violin Aisslinn Nosky, leader & violin

Handel: Concerto Grosso Op. 6 No. 4 in A minor Vivaldi: L’estro armonico Op. 3 Concerto No. 11...

Mendelssohn's Library - full details

Teddy Abrams Conducts Beethoven's Eroica
Date(s): Friday, 22 May 2015 - Saturday, 23 May 2015
Venue: Centre in the Square (101 Queen St. N, Kitchener)

May 22 & 23 | 8pm

Teddy Abrams, conductor Ian Whitman, double bass Beethoven: Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus Tubin: Double Bass Concerto

Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, “Eroica”

Not long ago, Teddy...

Teddy Abrams Conducts Beethoven's Eroica - full details

Manulife LPGA Classic
Date(s): Wednesday, 03 June 2015 - Sunday, 07 June 2015
Venue: Whistle Bear Golf Club

The Manulife LPGA Classic is back for its fourth year on the LPGA Tour and will feature a standard eligibility field of 144 players, 72 holes of stroke play and...

Manulife LPGA Classic - full details