Friday, October 12, 2012

Movember Kids KW, Oktoberfest, Great Canadian Food Fight, Halloween and More Family Activities in Kitchener Waterloo

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October 11-13, 2012

The Food Bank of Waterloo Region will be one of the newest contenders in the cross-Canada food drive.
Beginning Thursday October 11th at 6pm, competing cities have 48 hours to collect the greatest amount of food they possibly can. Thousands will benefit from this giant competition.
Who are we competing against?

Battlefords District Food and Resource Centre - North Battleford, Saskatchewan

Regina Food Bank - Regina, Saskatchewan

FEED Nova Scotia - Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Mustard Seed - Victoria, B.C
Let's show them that KW can raise the most FOOD BANK DONATIONS! Are you hosting a Food Drive? Let us know & we'll spread the word!

Sat Oct 13
Oktoberfest Kitchener Market Style Saturday October 13th at 10:00 am - 1:00 p.m. Family days, music, food, crafts and more

Oktoberfest Car Show Date: Oct. 13, 2012 Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Willkommen Platz, Downtown Kitchener King St. between Queen and Scott Streets

8th Annual Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day and Family FunFest
 Date: Oct. 13, 2012 Time: 9:30 am - 2:00 pm Civic Centre Park 101 Queen Street N. @ Margaret Ave. (Centre In The Square) Kitchener, ON Family focused event begins at 9:30 am with the popular Family FunFest, loaded with activities! Including "Firefighter Combat Challenge", demos of firefighters performing vehicle extrication with ‘jaws of life’, new & antique fire/emergency apparatus, TimBits, coffee, hot chocolate, and a breakfast BBQ (for donation) and children’s entertainment. At 12:30, the Ceremonial Memorial Parade kicks off, featuring new and antique fire trucks, Pipes and Drums bands (from Toronto and Kitchener Fire), the Red Knights Motorcycle Club and many more. Parade maps and details are online at
.A public memorial service will be held, at 1 pm, honouring all fallen firefighters/emergency workers, including 14 from the Kitchener Fire Department. FREE EVENT

Date: Oct. 13, 2012 Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Victoria Park Pavilion 80 Schneider Avenue Kitchener Click here to purchase ticketsPlan to join us on Saturday, October 13 at Victoria Park Pavilion and have some fun at LEBKUCHENDORF. In English it means "Gingerbread Village" and that's what we will be creating as families and friends decorate their own gingerbread houses. Bring your imagination and camera for an afternoon of fun. The $10 registration fee will help to cover the cost of the supplies. There will be refreshments and prizes in several categories! Proceeds support Heartwood Place, in support of Affordable Housing in Waterloo Region. For additional information or to register online visit or phone 519-745-9315 x229 ADMISSION: $10/family for your "building supplies" and complimentary refreshments

Learn to Play Disc Golf at Chicoppe $15

Kids in Kilts Craft

Saturday, October 13, 2012
1 – 4pm
Location: McDougall Cottage
89 Grand Avenue, South
 Summary: Fall fun fer the bairns. Kids in Kilts creat unique Leaf Wreaths at our monthly craft day. Drop in anytime between 1 & 4pm. Free!
Phone number: 519-624-8250

Sun Oct 14 Video Game Swap at Moose Lodge from 1-4pm admission is $5
Get there early for the best selection!

Mon Oct 15th
Parents and/or older kids may enjoy the TYPEFACE film playing for one night only at the Princess Cinema
Presented by The Sign Depot.  History of newspapers, lettering & museum for it all
Tickets are $10

Family Fun Night-Friday Night Movie

Friday, October 19, 2012
Location: Downtown Community Centre
35B Weber Street, West
Summary: A FREE movie night for residents and friends in the neighbourhoods that surround downtown Kitchener. Popcorn and some water or juice available. Bring the kids, a cuddly blanket for them and enjoy this animated film, How To Train A Dragon, aoubt a young Viking teenager named Hiccup. He aspires to hunt dragons, becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself and learns ther may be more to the creatures than he assumed.
Phone number: 519-741-2501

Sat Oct 20
FREE MOVIE DAY at Galaxy Waterloo and $2 concession items! List of movies playing & times are here

 Free to attend, but cost for food/drinks and pics.

Looking Ahead

Movember Kids KW a MOVEMBER event for families Nov 10th from 10am-NOON!/events/359615894126436/
Presented by Stuff To Do With Your Kids In Kitchener Waterloo & The Kitchener Market

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