Friday, October 26, 2012

Halloween Parties, Pumpkins and Kitchener Waterloo Activities

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Still need to grab a pumpkin? I have list for you here

Need Halloween Makeup done?
Halloween face painting, special FX makeup, prosthetics, we do it all! Reserve your space today!!

Go for a test drive & get a free Halloween Kit from Schlueter's

Kids In The Kitchen @ Kitchener Market
Kids in the Kitchen

Bring your kids to the Marketplace to stir up a storm with fun themes and activities focused around food, cooking and nutrition.

Oct. 27: Hallloween
Nov. 10: Movember
Nov 17: Blend-it-up
Saturdays,10 am - 12 noon, all ages welcome*!
*Children under 8 years old must have a parent attend with them.

Monster Mischief @KPL

The library has gone batty! There are not-so-scary monsters, silly pumpkins and shy ghosts just waiting to make friends with you. A cauldron of fun for the whole family.

Saturday, October 27 at 10:30 am
Grand River Stanley Park
Register one week before the program by calling 519-896-1736.

Saturday, October 27 at 10:30 am
Pioneer Park Library
Register one week before the program by calling 519-748-2740.

Saturday, October 27 at 2:30 pm
Forest Heights
Register one week before the program by calling 519-743-0644.

Hacky Halloween @ THEMUSEUM (Downtown Kitchener)

Saturday October 27
Carve, Solder, Hack! Hacky Halloween returns this year at THEMUSEUM! Carve a pumpkin and learn to solder a programmable flickering light circuit for Halloween, then come to Kwartzlab in November to learn how to hack your circuit! Participants will be supplied with a pumpkin to carve, an electronic kit to solder and all the help required!
Open to all ages, no admission required to participate in Hacky Halloween. Standard exhibition prices are required to see AVATAR: The Exhibition and Treasures Of China.

Kids Science Day at University Of Waterloo

10:30 am - 11:30 am

October 27
Waterloo Region Museum (Doon)
Carmen, one of the world's best-loved operas has been redesigned for you! Beautiful melodies, love, jealousy, an entrancing gypsy girl, soldiers and even a bullfight come to life with costumes and castanets. Be ready to learn a Spanish dance!
Tickets for sale online

Pre-Teen Video Dance Fundraiser

Saturday Oct 27 2012, 7-10pm
Location:Country Hills Community Centre
Address:100 Rittenhouse RoadPhone:1-855-727-2789
Party Rockers Entertainment and local minor sports teams are hosting a Pre-Teen Video Dance Fundraiser.
This event will be held at Country Hills Community Centre in Kitchener. The dance runs from 7:00pm until 10:00pm. This event is open to all students in the community ages 7-13. Tickets are only $10 which are available at the door only.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

9am – 1pm
Location: The Dog Haus
226 Riverbend Driver
Summary: It's a Pawra-Normal! Costume contest and prizes, goodies and gear, 50/50 draw, agaility and training tips! Proceeds to support Boston Terrier Rescue Canada. $10 admission per family.

Halloween Charity Photoshoot & Food Drive

Sunday, October 28, 2012
10am – 3pm
Location: Little Smiles Photograph
265 Ainslie Street, South
Summary: Create a lasting memory this Halloween! Bring the entire family to enjoy the ghoulish delights at this charity fundraiser! Photos of your little one dressed up-only $5. All proceeds going to the Cambridge Memorial Hospital. Non-perishable food item donations also being collected on behalf of the Waterloo Region Food Bank website.
Phone number: 226-750-2708

Wednesday, October 31 at 2:00 pm

Kitchener Market
Register one week before the program by calling 519-743-0271 ext 258.

Tot Parade @THEMUSEUM (Downtown)

Wednesday October 31
Join the annual Halloween Tot Parade as THEMUSEUM leads little trick or treaters on a parade around the block to local businesses for yummy treats! Come for 11am and make a treat bag for the parade. Regular Admission

Family Friendly Halloween Activities At Fairview Park Mall

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
4 – 8pm
Location: Fairview Park Mall
2960 Kingsway Drive
 Summary: All activities are FREE and will be set up near Gymboree by the Bombay entrance. Trick-or-Treating will not be on this year's activity agenda. However, our guest services team will have treat bags for the first 500 guests (limit 1 bag per child). Face painting, get your photo taken at Fotonow and much more!
Phone number: 519-894-2450

Hallowe'en Public Skating

Wednesday Oct 31 2012, 4-5pm
Location:Lions Arena
Address:20 Rittenhouse Road
Halloween Public Skating event
Visit Lions Arena (20 Rittenhouse Road) on October 31 from 4-5 p.m. or 7-8 p.m. for a family-friendly spooky Halloween skating, prizes, treats and fun! Public skating fees apply.

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 and The Kitchener Market

CONTEST! Win Tickets to the Stork and Stroller Baby Show at Bingemans! Details at this link

$2.50 Movies at Waterloo Galaxy Cineplex, varied dates
 click on the graphic on my Pinterest page & it will give you the list


SUNDAY, Nov.4th 2012
10 AM - 4 PM
A working Model Railroad Empire!
SEE the mighty scale model trains of the Pacific Western Railway
with special model train guest Thomas*
Location 50 Crimea Street, Guelph
West of Edinburgh Rd. N.
Admission $5.00 per adult. Children 12 and under Free.
(519) 856-4983 (905) 878-5009

The KITCHENER TOY AND COLLECTIBLES EXPO takes place on the Sunday, November 4th, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at Bingemans (Ballroom), at 425 Bingemans Centre Dr in Kitchener. The Kitchener Toy And Collectibles Expo features Old and new Die Cast Toys, Action Figures, Transformers, Star Wars Collectibles, Hot Wheels, Johnny Lightning, Nascar Collectibles, Comics, Records, Music Memorabilia, Movie and Television Memorabilia, Vintage Children's Books, Sports and Non-Sport Cards, Stamps, Coins, Jewelry, Small Antiques (Crystal & Silver) and a wide assortment of Pop Culture Collectibles. Over 95 vendor tables.
$4.00 Per Person; Children under age 12 will be admitted for free when accompanied by an adult.

Christmas in the Market
Let us help you get into the Christmas spirit at the Kitchener Market with these fun family events!

Breakfast with Santa
Dec. 8, time TBD
- $5 a ticket or $15 for a family of 4 ($5 per additional child)
- Includes 1 photo with Santa, breakfast and a craft
- Limited spaces available
Purchase your tickets at the Kitchener Market office, Tu-Fr: 9am-5pm, Sa: 7am-2pm.

Kids in the Kitchen – cookie and cupcake decorating
Dec. 15, 10am - noon
- Free with a donation to the Waterloo Region Food Bank
- Includes your choice of a cookie or cupcake to decorate
- Have your photo taken with Santa for free with a donation to the Waterloo Region Food Bank

Kids’ Hop – with a special visit from Santa!
Dec. 18, 11am - noon
- Bring your kids to dance up a storm with a free concert by Erick Traplin
- Santa will visit and receive a free photo with a donation to the Waterloo Region Food Bank

Christmas Market
Dec. 22, 7am - 2pm
- Be sure to visit the market to pick up all of your holiday entertaining needs
- Carolers will celebrate the Christmas spirit with beautiful holiday songs
For more information, call 519-741-2297 or visit

if PARENTS need a night out, consides these events
Classic Fine Cuisine Series at the Kitchener Market
Join Chef Bruce as he leads you on an introduction to classic culinary creations with easy to follow recipes that you can create at home!
Impress your friends and family during the holiday season with your new classic cooking skills!
Week 1
Roast Tomato Bisque
Chicken Fricassé with petit pommes
French Lemon Tart

Week 2
Sweet Sherry Consommé
Beef Stroganoff with egg noodles
Chocolate Crème brûlée
Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., Nov. 13 and 20
$69 dollars for series including dinner and a free gift.

Knife sharpening in time for holiday dinner!
Join Sharp My Knife, a mobile sharpening business as they make a stop at the Kitchener Market on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.
In the Marketplace kitchen, bring your favourite utensils and let Sharp My Knife give your dull instrument a new life.
For more information, visit
 or call 519-741-2297.

Ladies’ Night Out!
Gather your girlfriends, daughters or mothers and head to the Kitchener Market for a well deserved night out! Enjoy wine, food, laughter and create memories with your favourite ladies while you learn simple and tasty recipes and tips.

The great cookie exchange
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 6:30-9:30 pm
Take home* four new delicious recipes and four dozen cookies in time for your holiday cookie exchange or party. Paula Costa from the popular cooking blog, Dragons Kitchen, will get you inspired, organized and prepared for the holiday season.
Prior to class, dine on a light soup with a crusty roll, accompanied by cheese and wine.
* Please bring your own containers for your cookies.

Holiday cocktails and appetizers
Wednesday, Dec. 5 or 12, 6:30-9:30 pm
Impress your holiday guests with the cocktail and appetizer recipes you’ll learn in this class! Enjoy some wine while the charming Chef Terry hosts a fun-filled evening of holiday and winter cocktails ideas combined with delectable appetizers.
Sign-up by emailing,
or calling, 519-741-2297 or visit the market office, Tu-Fr, 9am-5pm and Sa, 7am-2pm. $55 per person for each night out.

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