Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Star Wars Day, Free Comic Book Day and other Family Activities

Two of my Favorite Days are happening BACK TO BACK this year!
Star Wars Day ( May the Fourth Be With You) & Free Comic Book Day!

Friday May 4th

is Star Wars Day & if you are wondering the back story you can find it here
If you're looking for stuff to post on that day I've created quite a collection here

May 4th is also Cinco de Mayo & there is a celebration at Kitchener City Hall from 11:30am-1:30pm

Saturday May 5th

 Cinco de Mayo celebration heads up to the Kitchener Market
Kitchener Market will have Latin cultural activities for the whole family, including a mariachi band and cultural crafts by Crystal and Liam of Trash Theatre. There will also be cooking classes for children and adults, featuring Mexican menu items. Live entertainment starts at 10 a.m.

Also on Saturday
Doors open at noon on Saturday, May 5 at the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex, and festivities continue until 8:00 pm. Entry to the event is $4This festival celebrates the Polish culture and contributions to the community, while giving the local Polish-Canadians an opportunity to thank Waterloo Region — for the first time a portion of the proceeds will be supporting the Grand River Hospital Paediatric Unit.

Mannheim Penny Carnival

Saturday, May 5, 2012
9am – 12pm
Location: Mannheim Mennonite Church
Mannheim, ON
Summary: Fun for all children! Proceeds to go to MCC-Penny Power. 'Change for Change'.

& did I mention it's FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!!! All the area book stores will have special edition FREE COMIC DAY COMICS to hand out.  They are always fantastic titles with something for everyone!
Comic Book Stores in KW are

J&J Superstore

230 Weber St. N.
Waterloo, 519-725-0443

Lookin For Heroes
93 Ontario St. S. Kitchener 519-570-0873

Carry On Comics
32 King St N Waterloo 516-886-4267

I know in the past some book stores have participated in this as well.  If you know somewhere that is taking part in FREE COMIC BOOK DAY, please add it to the comments!

Sunday May 6th

Gluten Free Shopping Day

Sunday, May 6, 2012
11am – 4pm
Location: Bingemans Conference Centre
425 Bingemans Centre Drive
Summary: 20+ vendors and information booths. Vendor samples and shopping day discounts. Free to CCA members, non-members $5 or donation to the Food Bank.

Stuff for the Adults!
Happening Friday, Saturday & Sunday remember this is a 19+ event

#140confONT events MORE EVENT LISTINGS!!!

Meetups are FREE to attend & EARLY BIRD tickets are now available for the CONFERENCE happening in KW Sept 27! Don't miss out on the discount!

Keep Smiling!


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