Saturday, August 27, 2011

Buskers, Lance Armstrong Link Picnic and other KW Happenings

Busker Carnival (all weekend)

Also if you see some random fencing around town today, there's a good chance you'll see Lance Armstrong whiz by.  It happened by my house last year

Also saw a great deal if your family likes to go to the driving range

just like the glass panels at the Waterloo Region Museum. What does your name look like?

Fill a Truck

Saturday, August 27, 2011 (& Sunday)
10am – 3pm
Location: Canadian Tire
656 Erb st W,
Summary: The Canadian Diabetes Association Clothesline Program invites you to join us for a FILL A TRUCK EVENT. Saturday and Sunday August 27th and 28th from 10am to 3pm our Clothesline Program truck will be at the Canadian Tire on Erb St. West in Waterloo. You can help us fill our truck by bringing your reusable clothing, linens, shoes, purses and other soft goods. We also recycle E-Waste, such as Cell Phones, Digital Cameras, MP3 Players, Inkjet and Toner Cartridges, TVs, Computers, Printers and more. Please package these items separately. Proceeds from the Clothesline Program are used to fund diabetes research, education, services and advocacy. For more information call 519-623-0216.
Phone number: 519-623-0216

LINK Picnic Festival & Carnival Parade

Saturday, August 27, 2011 (& Sunday)
12 – 9pm
Location: Victoria Park Kitchener
Summary: Experience African and Caribbean culture - Joy and magic for the whole family! Free admission!

Roller Derby Double Header

Saturday, August 27, 2011
5 – 8pm
Location: Waterloo Rec Complex
101 Father David Bauer dr.
Summary: Come check out some superior roller derby action as your Tri-City Roller Girls take on their derby sisters from Toronto Roller Derby.
Doors @ 5pm
First Whistle @ 6pm
Game 1: Vicious Dishes vs. Gore Gore Roller Girls
Game 2: Venus Fly Tramps vs. Smoke City Betties
$12 at the door
Kids 12 & under - FREE

"Movie in the Park" to "STUFF the HUMMER" for the Food Bank

Saturday, August 27, 2011
6 – 7pm
Location: Waterloo Region Police Association
1128 Rife Rd
Cambridge, Summary: and the Waterloo Regional Police Association present this free family event in support of the Food Bank of Waterloo Region. BBQ starts at 6pm, animated film on a giant outdoor screen at dusk, bring a blanket or lawn chair! Free admission with a non-perishable food or monetary donation for the Food Bank! Details at under "Client Appreciation".
Phone number: 519-577-1212


Sunday Aug 28 2011, 1-4pm

Location:Steckle Homestead Heritage Farm
Address:811 Bleams Rd.
You're invited to Libro's Owner Appreciation Day at Steckle Homestead Heritage Farm on Sunday August 28th from 1-4pm. Free admission for everyone; bring your friends! We'll be hosting a corn roast and serving water, pop & freezies. Meet Bill the Duck, take a hay ride, visit the farm animal petting zoo, and tour the barn! For more information and directions, visit  or

3rd Annual Catapawlooza

Sunday, August 28, 2011
10am – 4pm
Location: Perth County OSPCA
345 Douro Street
Summary: Join us for Feline Friends Network's third annual "Catapawlooza"! A fun day of "all things cats"--vendors, displays, BBQ, facepainting and a chance to take home your very own best forever feline friend. (OSPCA adoption costs for many cats and kittens will be reduced substantially on the day thanks to Feline Friends Network). Admission is free!
Phone number: 519-273-8067

Cadillac in Southern Ontario Show & Shine

Sunday, August 28, 2011
Location: 123 Pioneer Drive
Kitchener, ON
Summary: All makes welcome! Cadillacs of all years, other makes 1985 and older. Live entertainment provided by Alfie Smith, Maple Leaf Blues Award winner!


 This Time for Africa: Zumbathon

Tuesday Aug 30 2011, 4-9pm
Location:Waterloo Public Square
Address:75 King St. S.On Tuesday August 30 at 4:00pm Waterloo community members are invited to attend a Zumbathon in support of UNICEF’s initiatives in East Africa. Students from Waterloo have been working together to organize the event which will take place at Waterloo’s Public Square on King St. Beginning at 4pm, there will be the first of two Zumba classes (4PM & 7PM) followed by a break where attendees may enjoy food and beverages along with some information about the crisis in East Africa. A second class will be held at 7pm.
Instruction will be by Liliana Dominguez who teaches ‘Zumba with Liliana’ classes in the Wilmot Area: New Hamburg, Wellesley, Baden and Stratford. Anyone interested in participating can do so with a minimum donation of $10 to UNICEF collected at the event.

'No Discernible Key' Live in Concert at Woodside

Tuesday, August 30, 2011
6:30 – 8:30pm
Location: Woodside National historic Site
Summary: Enjoy an outdoor concert from an incredible Canadian folk band on the grounds of Woodside National Historic Site, Kitchener's ultimate oasis in the city.
$7.80/person includes admission to historic house, concert ticket and refreshment.
Concert will occur rain or shine under the new picnic shelter. Please call for tickets
Phone number: 519-571-5684 ext 25

Looking Ahead


Friday, September 2, 2011 8am – 8pm
Location: Milton Fairgrounds
Summary: Steam-Era is a Antique Show with Steam Engines, Tractors, gas engines, and more in a family fun filled day. Children 12 & under admited FREE
Phone number: 905 878 3114

Still a few vendor tables available for MeFest make sure to email  to take part in OUR FUN DAY!!!!!

Keep Smiling

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