Saturday, August 31, 2013

Movember Kids KW 2013 at Kitchener Market Kids In The Kitchen

Check out this year's event image then scroll to the details below

https://www.facebook.com/events/1411355459076762/
Movember Kids KW 2013

Make It A Movember To Remember


Fall will be here before you know it and that means getting ready for Movember. Last year was the first Movember Kids KW event held at the Kitchener Market.  The event had something for everyone! There was Moustache themed cooking, facepainted moustaches, Movember activities and giveaways and special guests too!




We are happy to announce that this year's Movember Kids KW will be taking place Saturday November 9 2013.  Once again it will be hosted by Those2Girls and the Kitchener Market Kids In The Kitchen.

For the second Movember Kids KW event we will be partnering with BreCreative and Sportco Source For Sports.  We'll be announcing other guests and activities over the next few weeks.  To keep up to date with this year's Movember Kids KW make sure to join our Stuff To Do With Your Kids In Kitchener Waterloo Facebook Group!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2369595749/
Stuff To Do With Your Kids In Kitchener Waterloo Facebook Group


From there you can RSVP to the Movember Kids KW event. Just like last year it FREE community event to raise awareness of Movember Canada!

Looking to be part of Movember Kids KW? We are on the hunt for door prizes! If you have any giveaways that you wish to donate to Movember Kids KW be sure to email fostermcdonald@rogers.com with the Movember Kids KW in the subject line.

** Please note it must be a truly FREE prize. (IE we will not accept a "Gift With Purchase" or "Coupon for a percentage off"type of prizes) ** 

We look forward to seeing you at this Family Friendly Event!

Don't Forget To RSVP!
Lisa and Diane
aka @Those2Girls



https://www.facebook.com/events/1411355459076762/
Movember Kids KW 2013
 

Thursday, August 29, 2013

September 2013 In Kitchener Waterloo Labour Day Events, Mighty Machines, Fall Fairs and lots of Festivities

 September 2013

Kitchener Market Kids Hop Schedule
Tues 11am-Noon
http://www.kitchenermarket.ca/en/events/Kids_Hop.asp

KPL Sept Calendar
http://on.evanced.info/kpl/lib/eventcalendar.asp
WPL Sept Calendar
http://calendar.wpl.ca/eventcalendar.asp
Cambridge Libraries Calendar
http://www.cambridgelibraries.ca/calendar/date/2013-W37/args/all/all/all?mini=calendar%2Fdate%2F2013-09%2Fargs%2Fall%2F%2A%2F%2A

Family Favourites Saturdays At Cineplex Theatres
http://www.cineplex.com/Events/FamilyFavourites/Home.aspx

Paris Fair
Aug 29-Sept 2

http://www.parisfair.com/

Orangeville Fair
Aug 30-Sept 2

http://oaseventcentre.ca/orangeville-agricultural-society

For more upcoming Fall Fairs visit our post 20 Fall Fairs

Want to save money on all your treks this LABOUR DAY WEEKEND? Here's a coupon for 7 cents off a Litre at Canadian Tire Gas Bars!
http://pinterest.com/pin/43699058857876472/

Friday, August 30, 2013
Movie Night - Hoodwinked
Shade's Mills Conservation Area, 450 Avenue Rd., Cambridge
Come watch movies under the stars starting at dusk every Friday night! The food concession will
be open and offering snacks and drinks. Visitors should bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit in
front of the big screen. Movies are all rated parental guidance (PG) or general admission (G)
and are suitable for families. The movies are free for season pass holders and day pass holders.
Or, up to six people in a vehicle can gain admission for a special flat fee of $10 on Friday nights
starting an hour before show time. Cancellations will be posted on Facebook and Twitter.
Time: 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Price: Free with admission or $10.00 per vehicle


Saturday, August 31, 2013
Meet the Animals
Guelph Lake Conservation Area, 7743 Conservation Dr., Guelph
Hold a snake, touch a toad, and meet other “creature-teachers” from the Guelph Lake Nature
Centre. Kids will love these safe, close-up animal encounters! Children 16 years or younger
must be accompanied by an adult.
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Meet at: Camper beach
Price: Free with park admission

Saturday, August 31, 2013
Trisport Triathlon and Duathlon Guelph Lake Weekend II
Guelph Lake Conservation Area, 7743 Conservation Dr., Guelph
Guelph Lake Conservation Area sets the stage for this popular triathlon and duathlon weekend.
Participate in a Try-a-tri, the Duathlon or the Traithlon. This event features a variety of distances
at the same great site as the June Triathlon and a safe, fast course.
More Information: Trisport Canada website
Price: See website
Registration: Register and see a full schedule at Trisport Canada.

Saturday, August 31, 2013
Animal Show
Laurel Creek Conservation Area, 625 Westmount Rd., Waterloo
Meet a live animal or two borrowed from our nature center, and examine a collection of skulls,
fur and feathers of different animals that are commonly found in the area. Children 16 years or
younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Meet at: Baseball shelter
Price: Free with park admission

Bingemans Labour Weekend Deals
http://www.bingemans.com/bigsplash/events.php
Bowling
Labor Day Weekend-Bottomless BowlingSaturday, Sunday or Monday, pay $10.00 (plus HST) and bowl, bowl, bowl. 2 hour times, based on wait times. Includes shoes. Come end the summer and kick off fall!

Big Splash Waterpark
Labor Day Weekend SpecialEnjoy the last weekend of summer with a Big Bang at Big Splash! Pay once, play all weekend. For $55.90 plus HST enjoy Big Splash from Friday at 4pm until Monday when we close up for the season!


Labor Day MondayEnjoy Big Splash for only $10.00 plus HST today! End the summer relaxing pool side or wipping down some slides. This is all day and for Big Splash only.

Sunday Sept 1

Kitchener Rangers Fan Appreciation Day
11:00am-2pm followed by the Charity Pre-Season Game
http://www.kitchenerrangers.com/article/rangers-fan-appreciation-bbq-and-charity-game

Monday Sept 2
  • Herrles Market There you will find a great marketplace with a local food flare. There is an outdoor play area for the kids! For more info visit the Herrles Market website
  • St. Jacobs The Village of St. Jacobs shops will be open. Take a look at the St Jacobs website for more info
  • St Jacobs Outlet Mall The St Jacobs Outlet mall is open from 10am-5pm. You can see all their Holiday Hours listed on their information page
  • Shoppers Drug Mart Most Shoppers Drug Mart locations are open for Labour Day. The ones that offer grocery items can be very helpful in a pinch
Also most Movie Theatres, variety stores, coffee shops, restaurants, GRCA parks, public splash pads and public OUTDOOR pools are open Labour Day. Same with most amusement centres like Bingemans (See above), Bowling Alleys, Chuck E Cheese and LaserQuest. Check their websites for hours and pricing.

Chicopee Tube Park Labour Day Hours
10am-5pm
http://chicopeetubepark.com/summer/hours.html


Travel A Steam Train To Elmira
http://www.steam-train.org/

Last Day for One Love @ THEMUSEUM
http://www.themuseum.ca/events/last-day-one-love-bob-marley-exhibition

Sept 5-8
Cambridge Fall Fair
Buy your Admission & All Day Ride wristbands for $25 at Giant Tiger Cambridge
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153169907280346&set=a.10151417139090346.817649.792045345&type=3&theater

Saturday Sept 7
Mighty Machines Showcase @ Bingemans
The Mighty Machines Showcase is a family oriented community event that brings Mighty Machines to life, providing adults and kids a chance to see construction and other service vehicles up close.
Touch them! Investigate them!
Talk to the people that operate them!
- See more at: http://mightymachinesshowcase.com/#sthash.zAbPbwei.dpuf
Everyone always loves this one!
Tickets: Advance tickets now on sale - online ONLY!
Advance: $5 per person or $17 for a family of 4
Gate:$7 per person or $24 for a family of 4
Children 2 and under are free. All prices include HST.

To purchase tickets:
Online:Click HERE (Online tickets are available until Sept 6 @ 11:59pm)
In Person:The reception desk at FunWorx
By Phone:Call 519.744.1555

Anyone with a Mighty Machines ticket can purchase a FunWorx play structure admission for only $4.95 (+hst) for that day! That's a savings of $5 off the regular price. Great deal!
- See more at: http://mightymachinesshowcase.com/#sthash.zAbPbwei.dpuf
http://mightymachinesshowcase.com/

Bicycle Festival @ Waterloo Square
10am-4pm
Free and donations accepted
http://clippedoutdoors.com/bicyclefestival/

Listowel Memorial Park
Kick Off
11am-11pm
https://www.facebook.com/pages/North-Perth-Recreation-Complex/232869443508575#!/photo.php?fbid=371149446347240&set=a.238642512931268.54584.232869443508575&type=1&theater

Mouthguard Clinic
9am-11am
RIM PARK
Prices vary see website http://www.wwds.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/WWDS_MouthguardFlyer_Sept7_2013_V2.pdf

Sept 7 and 8
Berlin Klassic Car Show @ Bingemans
http://berlinklassik.ca/Car_Show/

Sun Sept 8
Turf And Surf (formely known as Surf Dogs) @ Bingemans
Cost and Times vary see website
http://www.kwhumane.com/news/turf-and-surf-sunday-sept-8th-2013/

Sun Sept 8
Williamsburg Community Festival
11am-4pm
Join Schlegel Urban Developments for our 7th annual Williamsburg Community Festival in the heart of the Williamsburg Town Centre to enjoy family based games and activities. The festival features live music, a BBQ, petting zoo, pony rides, a bouncing castle, Kitchener Public Library (KPL) reading tent and much more all free of charge!
http://www.williamsburgcommunity.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Festival3.jpg


Hilltop Faith Church Festival
Noon-4pm
3849 King St E. Kitchener
Our annual Hilltop Festival is a free community event. There will be a free barbecue from noon until 3 pm, bouncy castle, joust, bungee run and other carnival games all afternoon, pony rides from 2-4 pm and other entertainment including a lizard show, the TumbleBus and more
http://hilltop.faithchurch.ca/


Sept 13 and 14
Centre In The Square's Opening Party
Times and Performances vary by date. See website
http://centreinthesquare.com/show/243/The-Centres-Opening-Party-featuring-BANDALOOP?utm_source=frontpage&utm_medium=splash&utm_campaign=splash

Lots of Fall Fairs this weekend including New Hamburg! Visit our 20 Fall Fairs Post! http://stufftodowithyourkidsinkw.blogspot.ca/2013/08/20-fall-fairs-near-kitchener-waterloo.html

Sat Sep 14,
Where: Listowel Memorial Park, 455 Royal Street East
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada. BBQ, inflatable stations, clown. 10am-4pm
http://www.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/listowel/en/Home/default.aspx


Sept 15
ThunderStorm Productions 20th Birthday
Waterloo Public Square
Slushies/Popcorn/Cotton Candy and mist tents as well as playing music All for FREE!!!
https://www.facebook.com/events/1384410541787568/

Sept 17-21
International Plowing Match
Mitchell Ontario (about an hour from KW)
http://www.ipm2013.org/

Sept 21
Word On The Street Kitchener
11am-5pm
http://www.thewordonthestreet.ca/wots/kitchener

Royal Medival Faire
Waterloo Park
11am-6pm
Admission is $5.00 per person, $2.50 for children 10 & under.
This event is suitable for all ages and has something to offer everyone. The admission covers everything in the park except vendor merchandise, food and beverages. It is a great day for the entire family and those interested in history and the arts.
http://www.royalmedievalfaire.org/


Sept 29
Drive 4 Change
12 noon to 4 pm
Erbsville Kartway
Live Music Performance by the Royal Streets
Donation based BBQ
Meet a CFL Hamilton TIger Cat Player
Portion of Go Kart Laps purchased donated to Nutrition for Learning

See my latest REVIEW HERE  http://stufftodowithyourkidsinkw.blogspot.ca/2013/09/why-eset-smart-security-six-is-on-my.html

Have You Joined Our Fun Stuff To Do Facebook Group?????
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2369595749/
once you have make sure to RSVP for OUR MOVEMBER KIDS KW EVENT!!!!!
https://www.facebook.com/events/1411355459076762/

Also see below and let them know Lisa from Stuff To Do With Your Kids In Kitchener Waterloo Referred you!

The Centre for Contact Lens Research is currently conducting the following four studies.

For more information email: a3mcinto@uwaterloo.ca

 or call 519-888-4742.
URGENTLY SEEKING: Spectacle study
(Study Name: Robin)
▪ Age 18 - 38
▪ Currently spectacle wearers
▪ You will receive lenses and frames
▪ 5 visits over5 months
Contact Lens Study
(Study Name: Abbotsford)
Age 18+
▪ Current contact lens wearers
▪ Contact lenses and solutions provided
▪ You will receive up to $80
▪ 4 visits over 1 month
Adults experiencing discomfort(Study Name: Naismith)
▪ Age 17+
▪ Current lens wearers; must experience some discomfort or awareness with contact lenses
▪ Contact lenses and solutions provided
▪ You will receive up to $170
▪ 12 visits over 1 to 2 months
Children with nearsightedness(Study Name: Orillia)
▪ Age 8-12
▪ No previous contact lens wear
▪ Contact lenses provided (daily disposable)
▪ You will also receive up to $210
▪ 10 visits over 3 years
All studies conducted at the CCLR have been reviewed and received ethics clearance through the
University of Waterloo Office of Research Ethics.
If you have any questions or concerns resulting from your participation in this study,
 please contact Dr. Maureen Nummelin (ORE),
at 519-888-4567, ext. 36005.

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Labour Day Weekend And Last Week Before School Events In Kitchener Waterloo

It's the last week for FREE TIM HORTON's SWIM TIMES see the info on our Free Swim Post

Aug 27
11am-Noon
Erick Traplin @ Kids Hop
Kitchener Market
http://www.kitchenermarket.ca/en/events/Kids_Hop.asp

Aug 28
GO to the Square: Storytime with Waterloo Public Library

Start Date:
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 10:30 AM
End Date:
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 11:15 AM
Title:
GO to the Square: Storytime with Waterloo Public Library
Category:
Library Events
Address:
75 King St S, Waterloo Public Square, Waterloo, ON
Contact:
Sheila Kretz-Greco
Phone:
519 886-1310 x 133
Website:
Details:
Start their mornings off right! The Waterloo Public Square presents storytelling every Wednesday morning in the Square until the end of the summer! Bring your little ones along for animated stories, games, and crafts, all brought to you by the Waterloo Public Library!

Thursday, August 29

11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.
FOOD TRUCK: Smoke’s Poutinerie
Performance by Tyler Schwende
Civic Square, City Hall

Friday, August 30, 2013

Movie Night - Hoodwinked
Shade's Mills Conservation Area, 450 Avenue Rd., Cambridge
Come watch movies under the stars starting at dusk every Friday night! The food concession will
be open and offering snacks and drinks. Visitors should bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit in
 front of the big screen. Movies are all rated parental guidance (PG) or general admission (G)
and are suitable for families. The movies are free for season pass holders and day pass holders.
 Or, up to six people in a vehicle can gain admission for a special flat fee of $10 on Friday nights
 starting an hour before show time. Cancellations will be posted on Facebook and Twitter.
Time: 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Price: Free with admission or $10.00 per vehicle


Saturday, August 31, 2013

Meet the Animals
Guelph Lake Conservation Area, 7743 Conservation Dr., Guelph
Hold a snake, touch a toad, and meet other “creature-teachers” from the Guelph Lake Nature
 Centre. Kids will love these safe, close-up animal encounters! Children 16 years or younger
must be accompanied by an adult.
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Meet at: Camper beach
Price: Free with park admission


Saturday, August 31, 2013

Trisport Triathlon and Duathlon Guelph Lake Weekend II
Guelph Lake Conservation Area, 7743 Conservation Dr., Guelph
Guelph Lake Conservation Area sets the stage for this popular triathlon and duathlon weekend.
 Participate in a Try-a-tri, the Duathlon or the Traithlon. This event features a variety of distances
 at the same great site as the June Triathlon and a safe, fast course.
More Information: Trisport Canada website
Price: See website
Registration: Register and see a full schedule at Trisport Canada.


Saturday, August 31, 2013

Animal Show
Laurel Creek Conservation Area, 625 Westmount Rd., Waterloo
Meet a live animal or two borrowed from our nature center, and examine a collection of skulls,
 fur and feathers of different animals that are commonly found in the area. Children 16 years or
younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Meet at: Baseball shelter
Price: Free with park admission

Paris Fair
Aug 29-Sept 2
http://www.parisfair.com/

Orangeville Fair
Aug 30-Sept 2
http://oaseventcentre.ca/orangeville-agricultural-society

For more upcoming Fall Fairs visit our post 20 Fall Fairs

Bingemans Labour Weekend Deals
http://www.bingemans.com/bigsplash/events.php
Bowling
Labor Day Weekend-Bottomless BowlingSaturday, Sunday or Monday, pay $10.00 (plus HST) and bowl, bowl, bowl. 2 hour times, based on wait times. Includes shoes. Come end the summer and kick off fall!

Big Splash Waterpark
Labor Day Weekend SpecialEnjoy the last weekend of summer with a Big Bang at Big Splash! Pay once, play all weekend. For $55.90 plus HST enjoy Big Splash from Friday at 4pm until Monday when we close up for the season!


 
Labor Day MondayEnjoy Big Splash for only $10.00 plus HST today! End the summer relaxing pool side or wipping down some slides. This is all day and for Big Splash only.

Sunday Sept 1

Kitchener Rangers Fan Appreciation Day
11:00am-2pm followed by the Charity Pre-Season Game
http://www.kitchenerrangers.com/article/rangers-fan-appreciation-bbq-and-charity-game

Monday Sept 2
  • Herrles Market There you will find a great marketplace with a local food flare. There is an outdoor play area for the kids! For more info visit the Herrles Market website
  • St. Jacobs The Village of St. Jacobs shops will be open. Take a look at the St Jacobs website for more info
  • St Jacobs Outlet Mall The St Jacobs Outlet mall is open from 10am-5pm. You can see all their Holiday Hours listed on their information page
  • Shoppers Drug Mart Most Shoppers Drug Mart locations are open for Labour Day. The ones that offer grocery items can be very helpful in a pinch
Also most Movie Theatres, variety stores, coffee shops, restaurants, GRCA parks, public splash pads and public OUTDOOR pools are open Labour Day. Same with most amusement centres like Bingemans (See above), Bowling Alleys, Chuck E Cheese and LaserQuest. Check their websites for hours and pricing.

Chicopee Tube Park Labour Day Hours
10am-5pm
http://chicopeetubepark.com/summer/hours.html


Travel A Steam Train To Elmira
http://www.steam-train.org/

Last Day for One Love @ THEMUSEUM
http://www.themuseum.ca/events/last-day-one-love-bob-marley-exhibition


Tuesday, August 20, 2013

20 Fall Fairs Near Kitchener Waterloo

Fall Fairs In The Kitchener Waterloo Area



Looking for some Fall Fair Fun close to home? Here's our list of Fall Fairs Near Kitchener Waterloo. These fairs are approximately within an hour of KW or closer. Be sure to check the websites provided for Times and Admission Rates.  The links in this post are checked yearly to ensure they are still valid websites with the information you need.
If you know of other Fall Fairs please post them in comments

Six Nations Fall Fair (near Brantford)
http://www.ontariofairs.com/fairs/fairs-in-district-7/124-six-nations-fair-six-nations-agricultural-society

Paris Fair
http://www.parisfair.com/

Orangeville Fair
http://oaseventcentre.ca/orangeville-agricultural-society

Cambridge Fall Fair
http://www.thefallfair.com/

Tavistock Fall Fair
http://www.tavistockfallfair.com/

Arthur Fall Fair
http://www.arthurfallfair.ca/

Aberfolye Fall Fair
http://www.aberfoyleagriculturalsociety.com/

Georgetown Fall Fair
http://www.georgetownfallfair.ca/

London Western Fall Fair
http://www.westernfairdistrict.com/

Wellesley Fall Fair
http://www.wellesleynehfallfair.ca/

New Hamburg Fall Fair
http://www.newhamburgfallfair.ca/

Fergus Fall Fair
http://www.fergusfallfair.ca/

Hariston Fall Fair
http://www.harristonmintofair.ca/

Embro Fall Fair
http://www.embrofair.com/

Stratford Fall Fair
http://stratfordagriculturalsociety.com/fall-fair/

Drumbo Fall Fair
http://www.drumbofair.com

Milton Fall Fair
http://www.miltonfair.com/

Erin Fall Fair
http://www.erinfair.ca/

Rockton Fall Fair
http://www.rocktonworldsfair.com/

Burford Fall Fair
http://www.burfordfair.ca/





Friday, August 9, 2013

August Events and Activities In Kitchener Waterloo

Wondering What To Do In KW For August 2013

We can help with that!
There is lots of Stuff To Do With Your Kids In Kitchener Waterloo!
Plus lots of activities that are just short drives!

Check for specific date events below, but be sure to scroll down to see the ONGOING EVENTS as well!

Friday, August 9 | 3pm – Saturday, August 10, 2013 | 1am
Location: Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex
550 Belsyde Ave. E
Fergus, ON
Summary:Festival highlights include the Friday night tattoo, a full highland dance, pipe and drum competitions. Come and see author Diana Gabaldon, and the heavy events competitions all weekend. The Mudem are playing in the highland pub Saturday night. The Fergus Scottish Festival: your mini-vacation to Scotland....without the airfare.
Cost varies, please call or visit our website.
Phone number:519-787-0099
Website:www.fergusscottishfestival.com

Aug 10
Baden Cornfest
http://www.badencornfest.ca/

Avaition Fun Day
Aug 10
Waterloo-Wellington Airport
Free
http://www.aviationfunday.com/

Galt Grand Fest
Aug 10
11am-11pm
http://galtonthegrand.ca/events/galt-grand-fest

Aug 11
Bluesfest Pancake Breakfast
10:30am-Noon
Downtown Kitchener
http://www.kitchenerbluesfestival.com/2013-schedule/downtown-kitchener-bia-pancake-breakfast

Aug 11
Momstown KW Birthday Bash
10am-1pm
Waterloo Rec Complex
FREE FAMILY EVENT!  Giving away a Britax Stroller and 2 Tickets to see Dora Live plus much more. DJ, Facepainting, Crafts, Activities, Demos and a Fashion Show. Plus Cupcakes, Cake and Tea!
http://momstownkitchener-waterloo.blogspot.ca/2013/07/momstown-kitchener-waterloo-celebrates.html 

Wondering when the next Cambridge Towel sale is?
Check it out August 14 to August 18
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=539575149438275&set=a.169245829804544.44988.153581051371022&type=1&theater
Take a look at our adventure there a few years back http://thesunshineisin.blogspot.ca/2011/06/cambridge-towel-canadian-made.html

Aug 17
Kids In The Kitchen @ Kitchener Market 10am-Noon
August 17: Harvest Time
Free!



Aug 17
10am-6pm
http://biggestbakesale.com/
For Kidsability! Help Break another World Record In Kitchener Waterloo! Remember last year's WORLD'S LONGEST PICNIC?
http://thesunshineisin.blogspot.ca/2012/07/guinness-book-of-world-records-longest.html

Aug 17
St Jacobs Sizzlefest w/ FIREWORKS
Friends & neighbours mingle to celebrate summer in a small-town atmosphere. Activities include demos by fire dept, musical entertainment 2 - 8 p.m., classic cars, FIREWORKS! Free admission; donations to St. Jacobs Volunteer Fire Dept. Come early to shop, and enjoy a bite to eat.
Saturday August 17, 2013
2 p.m. - dusk

http://www.stjacobs.com/events

Aug 18
Kidspark In Victoria Park
 KidsparkYou'll want to bring the kiddos to this!
http://www.kitchenerevents.ca/en/whatson/Kidspark.asp
 
Aug 17-18
Moparfest - New Hamburg
http://www.moparfest.com/

Aug 21
GO to the Square: Storytime with Waterloo Public Library



Start Date:
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 10:30 AM
End Date:
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 11:15 AM
 
Title:
GO to the Square: Storytime with Waterloo Public Library
Category:
Library Events
Address:
75 King St S, Waterloo Public Square, Waterloo, ON
Contact:
Sheila Kretz-Greco
Phone:
519 886-1310 x 133
Website:
Details:
Start their mornings off right! The Waterloo Public Square presents storytelling every Wednesday morning in the Square until the end of the summer! Bring your little ones along for animated stories, games, and crafts, all brought to you by the Waterloo Public Library!


Aug 21
Art Market Downtown Kitchener
Wednesday, August 21
Noon - 8 p.m.
KING STREET ART MARKET
King Street, between Young & Ontario Streets
Artisans, vendors & music all day!


Thursday, August 2211:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.
FOOD TRUCK: S.W.A.T Truck
Performance by Alysha Brilla
Civic Square, City Hall
http://www.downtownkitchener.ca/en/livemusic/2013schedule.asp

Aug 22
Waterloo Park Outdoor Movie
E.T
http://parkmovies.ca/movie.html

Aug 22-24 Waterloo Buskers
http://www.waterloo-buskers.com/schedule

Aug 23
$5 Outdoor Movie Night - Hotel Transylvania
Friday August 23rd from 7pm-10 pm for a showing of Hotel Transylvania. The screen will be set-up at 127 Victoria Street South, Kitchener. Tickets are 5$ and kids under 3 are free, this is a cash only event with all proceeds going to ILCWR. The event will include live performances by Le Bon Fi, Raffles, Snacks and Kids Entertainment. Be sure to bring your own lawn chair.
http://www.ilcwr.org/content/join-us-movies-under-stars

Aug 24
Kraft Celebration Tour Comes To New Hamburg
http://splashpad.wix.com/splashpadtowilmot#!kraft-celebration-tour/cw2t

New Lungs For Kayla Bake Sale
Saturday August 24 for 8am to 1pm at the Preston legion
https://www.facebook.com/groups/454256227926613/

Bauer Hockey @ Sportzone Waterloo
http://www.bauer.com/bauerdays

Aug 24-25
Link Picnic Festival in Victoria Park
http://www.linkpicnicfestival.com/

Aug 25
Car Show @ Waterloo Region Museum (DOON)
9:30am-4pm
The car show and music is included with general admission. $10 Adults, $8 Seniors/Students, $5 Children, Children four and under free, Family $25, all admissions plus HST.
http://www.waterlooregionmuseum.com/upcoming-events/2013--august/3rd-annual-doon-cruise-in-auto-extravaganza-.aspx

Aug 28
GO to the Square: Storytime with Waterloo Public Library
Start Date:
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 10:30 AM
End Date:
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 11:15 AM
 
Title:
GO to the Square: Storytime with Waterloo Public Library
Category:
Library Events
Address:
75 King St S, Waterloo Public Square, Waterloo, ON
Contact:
Sheila Kretz-Greco
Phone:
519 886-1310 x 133
Website:
Details:
Start their mornings off right! The Waterloo Public Square presents storytelling every Wednesday morning in the Square until the end of the summer! Bring your little ones along for animated stories, games, and crafts, all brought to you by the Waterloo Public Library!

Thursday, August 2911:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.
FOOD TRUCK: Smoke’s Poutinerie
Performance by Tyler Schwende
Civic Square, City Hall

The FALL FAIRS have started too! Take a look
http://stufftodowithyourkidsinkw.blogspot.ca/2013/08/20-fall-fairs-near-kitchener-waterloo.html

ONGOING EVENTS
Cruise Nights Mondays In Kitchener
  • A&W Restaurant, 933 Victoria Street N. 6:00 pm to Dusk. Info: 519 576-1859
  • The Shops @ Highland & Westmount - Parts Source, 563 Highland Rd. W. 7:00pm - Dusk.Info: 519-744-8389
http://roddermagazine.ca/cruisenights.htm
Kids Hop Every Tuesday from 11am-Noon @ Kitchener Market
http://www.kitchenermarket.ca/en/events/Kids_Hop.asp

Free Art Program Every Thursday from 11am-Noon @ Kitchener Market
http://www.kitchenermarket.ca/en/events/Kids_Art_free_art_program.asp

Free Outdoor Movies In Cambridge Every Thursday In August
http://www.cambridge.ca/news.php?nid=477

Chicopee Is Free On Thursday Evenings
Thursdays this summer from 5pm-8pm experience the biking trails, tennis courts, outdoor climbing facility and disc golf course FOR FREE! Discover everything Chicopee has to offer this summer!
https://www.facebook.com/discoverchicopee/posts/10151575585447858

Outdoor Concerts @ Castle Kilbride Thursday Evenings
Bring your lawn chair and enjoy unique music every time on the front lawn of Castle Kilbride from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.. Admission is by donation.
http://www.castlekilbride.ca/newsckList.php

Free Outdoor Movie Every Friday Night
Movies under the stars at Shade’s Mills. Come watch movies under the stars starting at dusk every Friday night beginning June 7 until the end of September at Shade’s Mills Conservation Area on Avenue Road in Cambridge. The movies are free for season pass holders and day pass holders. Or, up to six people in a vehicle can gain admission for a special flat fee of $10 on Friday nights starting at 8 p.m. http://www.grandriver.ca/Newsroom/News.cfm?id=662

More outdoor movie info can be found on our post http://stufftodowithyourkidsinkw.blogspot.ca/2013/06/outdoor-movies-in-kitchener-waterloo.html

Kitchener Market Kids Cooking Camp
http://www.kitchenermarket.ca/en/events/Summer_Camp.asp
License Free Fishing on selected dates in July http://pinterest.com/pin/43699058857208044/

FREE TIM HORTONS SWIM TIMES
Listings for Kitchener/Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph & Brantford/Paris
Where To Cool Off In Kitchener Waterloo
Lions Lagoon Waterloo Park is now FREE

City Of Kitchener Splash Pads & Public Pool listings http://www.kitchener.ca/en/livinginkitchener/PoolsAndSwimming.asp
Parents are reminded that splash pads are unsupervised facilities and that
supervision is important to keep children safe.
Free Splash Pads

Also on those rainy days I suggest heading to a matinee movie. We've even complied a list of ways to save on admission http://stufftodowithyourkidsinkw.blogspot.ca/2013/01/movie-ticket-discounts-in-kitchener.html

KPL KIDS and TWEENS EVENTS
Make sure to check if you need to pre-register!
Ensure you have the right date, time and branch location

KPL Kids’ Club at The Family Centre
Crafts, board games and stories. All ages. FREE
Mon. 9:00 - 11:00 am, July 8 – Aug. 12, The Family Centre, 65 Hanson Ave, Kitchener


Babies and Ones at the Market
It’s never too early to bring babies & books together! For babies 0 – 23 months & caregivers.
No registration required. FREE
Mondays at 9:45 am, July 8 – Aug. 12, Pioneer Park Library, 150 Pioneer Dr

Babies and Ones
t’s never too early to bring babies and books together! For Babies 0 – 23 months and caregivers.
Register online at kpl.org. FREE
Mondays at 10:30 am, July 8 – Aug. 12, Grand River Stanley Park Library, 175 Indian Rd
Wednesdays at 9:45 am, July 10 – Aug. 14, Country Hills Library, 1500 Block Line Rd
Wednesdays at 11:00 am, July 10 – Aug. 14, Kitchener Market, 300 King St E
Thursdays at 9:45 am, July 11 – Aug. 15, ForestHeights Library, 251 Fischer-Hallman Rd

Family Storytime
Stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family! FREE
Mondays at 10:30 am, July 8 – Aug. 12, Country Hills Library, 1500 Block Line Rd, Kitchener
Tuesdays at 10:00 am, July 9 – Aug. 13, Kitchener Market, 300 King St E, Kitchener Tuesdays at 2:30 pm, July 9 – Aug. 13, Grand River Stanley Park Library, 175 Indian Rd
Wednesdays at 7:00 pm, July 10 – Aug. 14, Forest HeightsLibrary, 251 Fischer-Hallman Rd
Thursdays at 10:30 am, July 11 – Aug. 15, Pioneer Park Library, 150 Pioneer Dr, Kitchener

Getting Ready for Kindergarten
Stories, songs, activities and crafts. Ages 3 – 5.
Register online at kpl.org. FREE
Mondays at 1:30 pm, July 8 – Aug. 12, PioneerPark Library, 150 Pioneer Dr, Kitchener

Construction Zone
Join Kevin for stories, crafts & activities. Ages 3 – 7.
Register online at kpl.org. FREE
Mondays at 2:00 pm, July 8 – Aug. 12, Main Library, 85 Queen St N, Kitchener
Summer Tales
Books are the focus, and fun is the goal! For 2– 5 year olds. Register online at kpl.org. FREE
Tuesdays at 10:00 am, July 9 – Aug. 13, Forest Heights Library, 251 Fischer-Hallman Rd
Wednesdays at 9:45 am, July 10 – Aug. 14, Kitchener Market, 300 King St E
Wednesdays at 10:30 am, July 10 – Aug. 7, Pioneer Park Library, 150 Pioneer Dr, Kitchener
Wednesdays at 10:45 am, July 10 – Aug. 14, Country Hills Library, 1500 Block Line Rd
Wednesdays at 10:45 am, July 10 – Aug. 14, Grand River Stanley Park Library, 175 Indian Rd
           
Let’s Talk Science
Hands-on science fun with volunteers from the University of Waterloo. Ages 5 – 9.
Register online at kpl.org. FREE
Tuesdays at 1:00 pm, July 9 – Aug. 13, Pioneer Park Library, 150 Pioneer Dr, Kitchener

Super Science Challenges
It’s time to turn your brain on! www.letstalkscience.ca
Ages 9 – 12. Register online at kpl.org. FREE
Tuesdays at 2:30 pm, July 9 – Aug. 13, Pioneer Park Library, 150 Pioneer Dr, Kitchener
Read Aloud Partners
For young readers who have learned the fundamentals but need practice.
Register online at kpl.org. FREE
Wednesdays at 2:30 pm, July 10 – Aug. 14, Forest Heights Library, 251 Fischer-Hallman Rd
Thursdays at 6:00 pm, July 11 – Aug. 15, Country Hills Library, 1500 Block Line Rd, Kitchener
Thursdays at 6:15 pm, July 11 – Aug. 15, Main Library, 85 Queen St N, Kitchener
Thursdays at 6:15 pm, July 11 – Aug. 15, Grand River Stanley Park Library, 175 Indian Rd
Thursdays at 6:30 pm, July 11 – Aug. 15, Pioneer Park Library, 150 Pioneer Dr, Kitchener
KPL Kids’ Club
Drop by for free stories and crafts. All Ages.
Saturdays from 9:00 am – 11:00 am, Kitchener Market, 300 King St E
Did you see we picked a winner for our Teen Beach Movie Contest?

OH AND YOU MAY WANT TO KEEP NOVEMBER 9TH FREE
(or should I say Movember 9th -hint hint)

Keep Smiling!
Lisa