Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Canada Day Activities

Friday July 1st

All day activities & FIREWORKS at University of Waterloo
click on Programs to see all the festivites!
additional info about the event can be found here

Fireworks in Kitchener at Bingemans

Herrle's Market will be open 8-5
Pick Your Own Strawberries, Market, Play Area

Canada Day Celebration
Friday, July 1, 2011
9:30am – 5pm
Location: Waterloo Region Museum
10 Huron Road
Kitchener, ON
Summary: Admission is free! Festivities include musical entertainment, fun games like croquet and horseshoes. Guests bring your own picnic lunch or purchase a tasty BBQ lunch.
Phone number: 519-748-1914

Canada Day at Woodside
Friday, July 1, 2011
10am – 5pm
Location: Woodside National Historic Site
528 Wellington St. N.
Kitchener, ON Summary: Games, cupcakes in red and white style, oversized checkers boards, carnival games and croquet on the lawn. Citizenship ceremony at 2:00pm. Admission on Canada Day is FREE at Woodside.
Phone number: 519-571-5684 x25

Canada Day Fun Fair
Friday, July 1, 2011
5 – 10pm
Location: New Apostolic Church
160 Margaret AvenueKitchener, Summary: Includes BBQ, crafts, reptile show, fireworks and much more! Food Bank donations welcome! Bring your family and friends. Activities for all ages!
Phone number: 519-884-1360

Cambridge Celebrates Canada Day @ Riverside Park

Happy Canada Day!

Keep Smiling!


Saturday, June 25, 2011

KW Multicultural Festival and Cambridge Towel Tent SALE

KW Multicultural Festival

Cambridge Towel Tent Sales ARE BACK!!!!  We'll be there around 10:30am

Chandler Mowat Neighbourhood Association Annual Summer Fun Day

Saturday, June 25, 2011
10am – 2pm
Location: Chandler Mowat Community Centre
222 Chandler Drive
Kitchener, Come have a great day with members from Chandler Mowat Neighbourhood Association, House of Friendship and City of Kitchener. A fun day for all including games, face painting, BBQ, bake sale and door prizes every hour. All proceeds go to the families and members of the Community Centre for new programs and future generosity of a new tomorrow.
Phone number: 519-741-2733


2011 WHS Garden Tour

Sunday, June 26, 2011
12 – 5pm
Location: Petersburg & St. Agatha
Summary: Featuring the Gardens of Petersburg & St. Agatha. For information call Pat at 519-634-8823.
Phone number: 519-634-8823

A Picnic in the Park with the Guelph Concert Band

Sunday, June 26, 2011
Location: Riverside Park Bandstand
709 Woolwich Street
Guelph, Summary: Bring your family's picnic basket and join the Guelph Concert Band for dinner at 5:30pm followed by the concert at 7pm. Free admission, donations appreciated.


Strawberry Social

Tuesday, June 28, 2011
6 – 7:30pm
Location: St Thomas Anglican Church
Corner of Francis and Tait
Cambridge, On
Summary: A Strawberry Social will be held at St Thomas Anglican Church from 6pm to 7:30pm. Church location is corner Francis and Tait Streets, Cambridge (Westside Galt). Tickets $6 at the door.
Cost: $6

I'll be doing a separate blast for Canada Day Activities!

Also we have opened some tables for MeFest for vendors.  Please email

We have some EPIC new ideas coming soon too!  Stay tuned!

Keep Smiling!


Saturday, June 18, 2011

Fun Festivals and Father's Day! Stuff To Do in KW


Fire Department Headquarters on Strasburg rd is having their open house June 19 10:30am - 3pm

Darryl Sittler will be at the CIBC on IRA NEEDLES from 11am-2pm

Shrine Circus is at Cambridge Centre
June 17 - 19 - Shrine Circus
Shrine Circus is coming to town on June 17 - 19!
Shows Times:
Friday, June 17 - 7:30 pm
Saturday, June 18 - 12 noon; 4 pm & 7:30 pm
Sunday, June 19 - 1 pm & 5 pm
Coupons available at Guest Services which entitles the bearer to purchase one circus ticket at the regular price and get one ticket free. Regular price of tickets is $20.00

UpTown Waterloo Country Music Festival
Saturday, June 18, 2011
Location: Regina Street Parking Lot
(Regina St. and Willis Way)
Waterloo, ON
Summary: UpTown Country is a FREE Festival, held rain or shine! Come to UpTown Waterloo, pull up a hay bale and enjoy the show!
Phone number: 519-885-1921

10th Annual St. Agatha StrawberryFest
Saturday, June 18, 2011
8am – 4pm
Location: St. Agatha Community Centre
1793 Erbs Road, West
St. Agatha, ONSt. Agatha Community Centre
1793 Erbs Road, West
St. Agatha, ON
Summary: Pancake breakfast, outdoor BBQ, strawberry pies, milkshakes, jam and an abundance of fresh strawberries of course! All-day Unique Wheels Show, a construction equipment skills contest, vendors, live music, chili cook off, kids games, face painting, petting zoo, pony rides, live music!
Phone number: 519-699-6063

Fresh Ayr Festival
Saturday, June 18, 2011
9am – 5pm
Location: Victora Park
Ayr, Ontario
Summary: Food, games, live music and much, much more. Make sure you visit the Nith Ridge booth; take a ride on our horse and carriage, purchase your fathers day brunch tickets and get more info on our up-coming events.
Phone number: 519-632-1234

Ontario Artist Blacksmith Association-'Hammer In'
Saturday, June 18, 2011
9:30am – 5pm
Location: Waterloo Region Museum
10 Huron Road
Kitchener, Summary: Watch as members demonstrate their skills and talent creating art with the tools of their trade. Demonstrations will be on-going throughout the day. Including with general admission.
Cost: Adults $10.00, seniors/students $8.00, children $5.00, children four and under free, Family $25.00, all admissions plus HST.
Phone number: 519-748-1914

Art Round the Pond
Saturday, June 18, 2011
10am – 4pm
Location: Wellesley Pond
Wellesley, ON
Summary: Join us around the pond in Wellesley for our annual original art exhibition and sale. This great event also features local musicians!

 Happy Father's Day!

Saturday events are already listed, but here's some more ideas for the weeked

Apparently there is something going on called SQUARE TO SQUARE on Sunday where King St will be blocked off from Waterloo Square to Kitchener City Hall, I think anyways, I can't find any info on either of the City sites about it, so if you know then please add a comment.
Now this part I do know about!/event.php?eid=215593141807185  (which makes it extra weird because a Flash Mob is supposed to be planned in private & come out of nowhere) & there is costs so check the link. Again if anyone has any info please add it to the comments.



"Sweet 16" Celebration
Monday Jun 20 2011, 8am-4pm
Location:Address:300 Gage Ave. Unit 11
Come celebrate our 16th year of creating amazing cakes and pastries.
During the week of June 20th-25th we will have lots of:
FREE Samples
Door Crashers
NEW Cakes
... and many other promotions



St Dominics Savio Family Fun Fair
Tuesday Jun 21 2011, 5-7:30pm
Location:St Dominics Savio School
Address:3 West Forest Trail
St Dominics Savio School will be having a family fun fair for the community. We will be inviting the community to join us! We are having the event to raise funds for the school's playground and greening project, currently the school does not have such. All funds raised will go directly to the project.



THIS ONE IS ONLY FOR ADULTS, but thought parents could use a break!

WINE & CHEESE at Gibson's Sound & Vision, but you MUST RSVP at this link

Looking Ahead

Remember those BIG Cambridge Towel Tent sales? They are coming back!

Factory Tent Sale On Thursday June 23-26! Up to 80% off Towels, Bath Accessories and Linens...Facebook and Twitter Contests will be part of it too! Just make sure to follow us on or our Fan Page

for info

MeFest NEWS!!!!

We're heading to our waiting list for vendors this weekend, so you or someone you know want to take part in our FUN event please email  RIGHT AWAY!

Keep Smiling

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Stuff To Do This Week includes Singing Biking Riding and Flying


Breslau Flyers EEAYoung Eagles Flight
Saturday, June 11, 2011
8:30am – 4pm
Location: Waterloo Regional Airport
4881 Fountain Street
Breslau, Rain date is June 12, 2011!!! The Young Eagles Flight provides an opportunity for children 8-17 to experience flyng in light aircraft over their community at no charge. There is also an educational component prior to the flight instructing the children on safety and theory of flight.
Phone number: 519-572-1949

Service Centre Open House
Saturday, June 11, 2011
10am – 3pm
Location: Waterloo Service Centre
265 Lexington Court
Waterloo Summary: Participants will learn about some of the services the city provides and can tour the Service Centre yards and greenhouse. Come ride in a dump truck! Charity BBQ benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society.
Phone number: 519-886-2310

Waterloo Regional Police Bike Rodeo
Saturday, June 11, 2011
11am – 1pm
Location: Parking Lot of Maranatha Church
94 Elgin St South
Cambridge Summary: Waterloo Regional Police Bike Rodeo! Come and test your biking skills & improve on your bike safety. "Lidz for Kidz" will demonstrate the importance of wearing helmets correctly. All welcome! Free!
Phone number: 519-623-8151

Kids' Hope Festival
Saturday, June 11, 2011
12 – 5pm
Location: Morningstar Acres
1117 Snyder's Road, East
Baden,Summary: Family fun day with children's activities, Might Mini Stables, K-W Flying Dutchmen Air Show, crafts, Dotsy the Clown and 3 Christian Artists all in support of "Leeanne's Haven", our Foster Treatment Home for at-risk youth.
Phone number: 519-634-5550 x224


18th Annual Donkey Day
Sunday, June 12, 2011
11am – 4pm
Location: The Donkey Sanctuary of Canada
6981 Puslinch Concession 4
Guelph, ON Summary: Donkey Day includes a raffle, 50/50 draw and silent auction. Diamond Dogs (agility dogs), wagon rides, Kid's Fun Fest (activities and crafts), Donkey 'N U photos, demonstations from "Our Partners in Care", and more. Let's not forget the "Carrot Walk" with the stars of the day...The Donkeys. Musical guests are Bry Webb, Lucas Stagg, Jessy Bell Smith, Jenny Omnichord, Music with Brian and environmental children's author, Frank Glew. Volunteers will be on site to help direct parking and provide guests with information about the sanctuary.
Cost: Adults $10.00, children 3-18 $5.00

The Alternatives Journal Grand Porch Party
Sunday, June 12, 2011
3 – 5pm
Location: Uptown Waterloo/Old Westmount
Waterloo, ON Summary: 24 music acts will perform on 20 front porches, with all of the public invited to come walk the streets and hear great music. The event is the official launch of Alternatives Journal's Music issue and a celebration of the Grand River Watershed for Canadian Rivers Day. All of the details are online at   


Classic Car Mondays
Monday Jun 13 2011, 6-9pm
Location:PartSource parking lot
Address:525 Highland Rd. West
Classic car cruise night


Also we're accepting vendor for our FALL MeFest & tables are going quickly. has all the vendor info

Keep Smiling!

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Kitchener Waterloo Things To Do On A Rainy Weekend

Saturday is pretty much a write off with the rain for most events, so here's some indoor events happening on Sunday-just to be on the safe side


Romanian Canadian Day
Sunday, June 5, 2011
11am – 7pm
Location: Kitchener City Hall
200 King Street, West
Kitchener, ON
Summary: Come and enjoy Romanian culture, history, traditions, music, dance, fashion, entertainment, food and vendors all promoting their culture.
Phone number: 519-741-2547 (most City Hall events move indoors for weather problems)

Community Appreciation Day
Sunday, June 5, 2011
1 – 4pm
Location: Homer Watson House & Gallery
1754 Old Mill Road
Kitchener, ON
Summary: Paricipate in a number of FREE family art activities including Dragon Sculputure, Play with Clay, Kinder Art and Fun Print-Making! On this day ONLY save up to 15% on registration and memberships are buy one get one free! This is a great opportunity to meet our summer camp instructors!
Phone number: 519-748-4377