Saturday, February 20, 2010

Wendel Clark in KW, IceDogs Festival, Free Skating, Free Flicks

Today (Sat Feb 20) Wendel Clark will be at the CIBC at Wiliamsburg until 1pm (I think he arrives at 11am, not sure). Corner of Fischer-Hallman & Westmount across from McDonald's

Sunday Feb 21
• Family Flicks
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, 1:30 p.m.; free, 519-743-0271, Kitchener Public Library, 85 Queen St. N., Kitchener
NHL Oldtimers Hockey Challenge
Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Veneu: Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex
Phone: 519-886-2375
Free Computer Recycling Drop off Event
Date: February 24, 25, 26, 27
Venue: Rona Cambridge, 66 Pimebush Rd, Cambridge ON
Phone: 519-MY-OLD-PC
Appreciate the Skate on Chili Friday
Start Date: Friday, February 26, 2010
End Date: Friday, February 26, 2010
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Join the City of Waterloo in thanking the donors who made the rink in the Waterloo Public Square possible!
Come for an evening of skating, and free chili and hot chocolate, while quantities last.
For more information: Call Tracy Suerich 519-886-1177, ext. 271
Free Learn -to-Skate and Family Skate at the Waterloo Public Square Rink
To Celebrate the opening of the Waterloo Public Square Rink in Uptown Waterloo, Cowan Insurance Group is partnering with the City of Waterloo to sponsor free one-hour skating lessons and a family skate in February and March.
Dates: Sunday, February 28th and Sunday, March 7th, 2010
Times: Learn to Skate - 2p.m. to 3 p.m. Family Skate - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Venue: Waterloo public Square Rink, corner of King Street and Willis Way
To register: Please email
For more information: Contact Lynne Short at 519-650-6363 ext. 31608

March Break Camp:
Location: Kingsdale Community Centre: 80 Wilson Avenue, Kitchener ON
Date: March 15-19, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Camp Fee: $25.00 per day/$100.00 per week.
Ages: 6-12
Deadline for Registration: March 8, 2010
Description: Do you need a place to take your kids to stay busy and happy during the school break. Subsidy may be available. Join us for outside activities, games, crafts, movies, music, entertainment, snacks will be available. Please bring your own brown bag lunch. Early & Late drop-off/pick-up available for $.
Contact Information: Register at Kingsdale Community Centre: 80 Wilson Ave, Kitchener
Phone: 519-748-6463
PSSST Have you RSVP'd for our big meetup?
We need to know how many so the vendors bring enough FREEBIES!!!!!/event.php?eid=253539066564&ref=ts
is our meetup page
Did anyone one to do a TRUE meetup downstairs 1st around 9:30am?

&!/event.php?eid=211449425265&ref=ts is the main page for the event

Have a great week everyone
Keep Smiling!


Saturday, February 13, 2010

Family Day Events in Kitchener/Waterloo/Region & Upcoming Februaury Events

Here's the list from earlier this week & see below for more listings
Lisa McDonald February 8 at 5:25am
I know as the week goes on more & more Family Day events will be submitted but here's a start

Skating rink at Kitchener City Hall 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
- Free community skate with the Kitchener Rangers, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Kinsmen Arena
- Public skating 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kinsmen Arena, and from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kiwanis Arena in Kitchener
- Public skating 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Cambridge Ice Centre, in the Cambridge mall.
- Outdoor rinks, weather permitting
- Family swim, movie, Wings of Paradise display, skating and barbecue at the Breithaupt Centre in Kitchener, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free.
- Gallery tours, interactive art activities and stories at the KW Art Gallery. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free.
- Great backyard bird count, cider and cookies, taffy on the snow (weather permitting) at the Joseph Schneider Haus Museum, Kitchener. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.
- Make a bird feeder, and enjoy warm beverages and treats at the McDougall Cottage in the Galt area of Cambridge. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. By donation.
- Family swim, gym games, wall crawl, pre-school games and more at the A. R. Kaufman Family YMCA in Kitchener, free, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Free admission for kids 14 and under at Pinehurt Lake, Shade’s Mills, and Laurel Creek conservation areas. Ice fishing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing. For hours and activity details go to
- Free face painting, cupcakes, crafts, mad science show and music at Chicopee Ski Club for the Family Day Festival, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Regular admission for ski and snowboard passes.
- Children’s Museum open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Family Fun Fest at the old New Hamburg Arena and Community Centre, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Children’s inflatables, how to make music videos, children’s entertainment by Erik Traplin. $20 per family or $5 per person. Proceeds will be donated to Family & Children’s Services of Waterloo Region.
Bowling in Cambridge
Natural Stone City

Make the most of Family Day! The City of Waterloo has activities available all day to help you celebrate your family!

At the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex
Regular admission applies to all.

8 to 9:50am: Adult Lane Swim
8:05 to 8:50am: Shallow Waterfit (Adult)
9 to 9:45am: Boxing Waterfit (Adult)
9 to 9:45am: Deep Waterfit (Adult)
10am to 12 pm: Family Swim
12:10 to 1:50pm: Adult Lane Swim
12:15 to 1pm: Shallow Waterfit (Adult)
1 to 1:45pm: Deep Waterfit (Adult)
2 to 4pm: Public Swim

Sunlife Arena
11am to 12:30pm: Parent and Child Skate
1 to 3pm: Public Skate
8 am to 5 pm: Track Open
& 8 to 11 pm

Public Square
9 to 10:30am: Toddler Skate
4 to 8pm: Family Skate and Food Fair

Skating, jumping castle, colouring, face painting, balloon animals, magician, entertainer, music and carnival games!

Skate rentals will be available on site during the fair at the McPhail’s tent. Cora’s Breakfast & Lunch hours will be extended until 7 p.m.

WLU Summer Camps Info

We're about 2 months away from the BIG DAY
Saturday April 10th at the Waterloo Recreation Complex for MeFest

Make sure to go to & invite your friends as well
(click the link under the logo)
Lots of Meetups happen at MeFest as it's a great Girl's Day Out!

Want to help promote MeFest? We have lots of flyers to distribute.
If you'd like to take some to your work/day care/community centres/other places you frequent it would be greatly appreciated.
Just send me a message or email

Remember to come early on event day to get ALL THE FREEBIES!!!!!!!!!

Monday, February 1, 2010

February KW Events, Waterloo Square, Family Day & MeFest
Is a calendar of what's happening in February at the Waterloo Square

Also in February
Waterloo Region Summer Camp Fair
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Start Date: Thursday, February 04, 2010
End Date: Thursday, February 04, 2010
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Free evening to meet professional summer camp directors and discuss great summer choices for children.
Plenty of free parking, displays, brochures and pictures. Bring the children along and enjoy a taste of warmer days ahead.
Location: Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex, 100 Father David Bauer Dr, 519-886-1177.
Family Workshops - Fun with Watercolours
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Start Date: Tuesday, February 09, 2010
End Date: Tuesday, February 09, 2010
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
$5 + GST per person/per session. For children ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult.
Dabble in watercolours! Discover all about watercolour materials and painting techniques; experiment with colour mixing and oil pastels, and create dry and wet-surface paintings.
Family Workshops inspire your child's curiosity and creativity while rediscovering your own. Workshops support the artistic development of young learners through art projects that children and adults can do together.
Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, 101 Queen Street North, Kitchener, Located in Centre In The Square.
Gallery Hours: Monday to Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursdays: 9:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Saturdays: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sundays: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Family Day at Woodside - February 15, 2010 (1:00 pm to 5:00 pm)
Woodside National Historic Site of Canada
Bring your family for a kid-friendly visit to Woodside, which will include a scavenger hunt, outdoor and indoor Victorian games...Bring your family for a kid-friendly visit to Woodside, which will include a scavenger hunt, outdoor and indoor Victorian games and craft making that you can take home with you. Join us as we prepare delicious hot chocolate for you and your family to taste.
Location: Woodside National Historic Site of Canada
Telephone: (519) 571-5684

Family Day at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery - February 15, 2010 ( to 5:00 pm)
Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery
Have fun exploring the Gallery and create art inspired by exhibition themes. Free admission....Have fun exploring the Gallery and create art inspired by exhibition themes. Free admission.
Location: Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, 101 Queen St. N. Kitchener in Centre In The Square
Telephone: (519) 579-5860
So did you RSVP for your Freebies yet?
(Psst a few vendor tables opened up for MeFest, so if you or someone you know is interested have them message me THIS WEEK!)

Keep Smiling!