Saturday, February 22, 2014

March Activities and March Break 2014 In Kitchener Waterloo Lots Of Family Fun


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    Family Storytime
    Free stories, songs & rhymes.
    Tuesdays at 10:00 am, Kitchener Market, 300 King St East

    Kids’ Hop - Kitchener Market
    Bring your little ones to the Kitchener Market every Tuesday from 11a.m.-noon for a fabulous, fun-filled morning! Be prepared for a high-energy, hopping good time at these FREE weekly children’s events as our performers entertain your tots!
    See the performer list here

    Kid's Art -Kitchener Market
    Every Thursday from 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Art Innovators will be hosting Squiggles to Grins at the Kitchener Market – a program for children and their parents. Participate in a fun, unique, hands-on creative art experience!

    YWCA - Girls Space
    Monday, Wednesday and Friday 4pm-6pm @ Bridgeport Community Centre
    Tuesday and Thursday 4pm-6pm @ Chandler Community Centre

    YWCA - On The Move For Girls Agest 12-16 @Victoria Hills Community Centre
    Fridays In February

    Grand River Pebbles @ Grand River Rocks
    Every Saturday night from 6:30-8:30pm kids ages 4-14 are welcome to come out to Grand River Rocks for games, prizes, and climbing fun! $10 per child. Only $5 if belay certified parents volunteer to belay! Parental attendance required.
    Anyone under 18 must have a minor waiver signed in blue or black ink by his/her own parent/legal court-appointed guardian. Waivers can be found at

    Youth Video Contest - City Of Kitchener Enter Until March 31

    Cambridge Libraries Teen Video Contest

    Kids’ ClubTake a break from shopping! Free stories and crafts.
    Sat. from 9:00 am – 11:00 am, Kitchener Market, 300 King St East

    Shipwrecked Exihibit (Until April 2014)
    Waterloo Region Museum (DOON)!-pirates-and-treasure.aspx
    Contact to find out admission

    March 1

    Pledge To End Bullying @ Fairview Park Mall

    Environmental Leadership Camp @ Waterloo Region Museum (DOON)
    9:30 a.m. to noon
    Ages 14-17 Registration info can be found here

    Reptile Show March 1 and 2 @ Bingemans
    GENERAL ADMISSION - $10.00 per person with 2 year olds and younger being free BUT $8 if you 'Share' the post found here!/70322645099/photos/a.10150109415860100.310061.70322645099/10152197997665100/?type=1&stream_ref=10
    FAMILY RATE - $35 for a family of 4 plus $8 for each additional person HOWEVER it's only $30 plus $6 for each additional person if you 'Share' this post.
    Please take a screen shot or photo of your 'share' and show us at the door to get your discounted rate.
    Tickets available at the door. For full details visit our website at;

    Act Out KW's Production of Sherlock Holmes
    1:30pm and 6:30pm performances

    March 2
    Family Sunday @ KW Art Gallery
    Art Making: Drop-in anytime between 1 – 4 pm
    Visit the Exhibitions: Drop-in anytime between 1 – 4 pm
    Story Time: Available at 1:45 pm and 2:45 pm; 15 minute sessions
    Drama Workshops: Available at 2 pm and 3 pm; 20 minute sessions
    Special Winter Activities:Mar 2 – Take home a hilarious portrait of yourself and your family by talented caricature artist, Jordan Comely. Caricature drawings available from
    1 – 1:45 pm on a first come, first serve basis.
    Suggested $5 donation per child

    March 4
    Parents' Night Out @ Kitchener Market
    Cook with Chef Terry Salmond, competitor on the upcoming season of Top Chef Canada
    Contact to register


    Get a head start on March Break Camps before they fill up!
    Check out Chef Camp at the Kitchener Market
    Kids from 7 to 12 years of age take over the Marketplace at the Kitchener Market for an interactive cooking camp!

    Williamsburg Day Camp

    Bingemans Events

    CrossFit Kitchener has recently opened right next to Grand River Rocks and we're excited to be able to team up with them for PD Day Day-Camps as well as 1-Week Camps for Kids for March Break as well as dates in July and August.
    Our March Break Camp runs Mon to Fri and combines CrossFit activities, climbing and swimming at Cameron Heights pool! Very excited to offer this great trio of activities to the kids. Parents can register kids for the whole week or pick which days they want. $199, plus hst for 5 days; $50, plus hst for single days 10% discount to additional siblings

    March Break @ Waterloo Region Museum (DOON)
    Start Date Saturday, March 8, 2014
    End Date Sunday, March 16, 2014
    Time Monday to Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    March Break at Castle Kilbride
    March 11-16
    We will be open during March Break to welcome families. Tuesday - Sunday 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. $4 per child (Must be accompanied by paying adult)Tuesday - I Spy Wednesday- Fun Facts about Flax Thursday - Tons of ToysFriday- Victorian Etiquette
    March Break @ KPL and full calendar of events

    March Calendar @ WPL

    March Calendar @ Cambridge Libraries

    March Calendar @ THEMUSEUM

    Cineplex $2.50 Saturday Family Favorite Matinee Listings

    March Break Film Festival @ Princess Cinemas
    Movie Listings

    Empire Theatres always had March Break Movies, Landmark Cinemas continues the tradition

    For more ways to save on movie tickets make sure to read our post on Movie Discounts

    FREE MARCH BREAK SKATING @ City Of Kitchener Arenas
    Dates, times and locations vary

    March 7
    Friday, March 7 – PA Day Fun at Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Visit for some feathered fun as we egg-speriment and examine the world of birds.
    Activity sheets, make a clay bird, bird cookies, toys, stories and more!
    Adults $2.25, Seniors/Students $1.50, Children $1.25, Family $5

    CrossFit Kitchener has recently opened right next to Grand River Rocks and we're excited to be able to team up with them for PD Day Day-Camps as well as 1-Week Camps for Kids for March Break as well as dates in July and August.
    Our next PD Day Day-Camp is scheduled for Friday March 7th from 9am to 4pm. For ages 6 and up, the day is split between activities at CrossFit Kitchener and climbing at Grand River Rocks.
    Our 2 previous camps have filled at 40 kids and they had a blast. $45, plus hst 10% discount to additional siblings
    Friday, March 7, 2014 | 7 – 8pm
    Location: Excelsior Fencing Club
    61 Willow St
    Summary:Excelsior Fencing Club is hosting an Open House at the St. Louis Church Gym on Friday, March 7th starting at 7:00 pm. Curious about fencing? Come drop in and see what it's all about!
    Phone number:519-500-8911

    March 8

    Kids CBC On The Road @THEMUSEUM (Downtown Kitchener)
    10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Join us for a fun adventure at the museum!
    Come out to meet Super WHY! and take part in a wide array of Kids' CBC activity stations.
    Be sure to join Patty and Sid for story time at 11:00am and 2:00pm and stick around for a chance to be on TV.
    Note: Although the Kids' CBC event is free, regular museum entrance rates apply. Kids under 3
    enter for free.

    Sleigh Ride @ Oakridge Acres
    Come on out for a scenic tour of Oakridge Acres. Hop on and go for a relaxing ride on an old fashioned sleigh pulled by a team of horses. The rides run from 10am - 2pm (running roughly every half hour). Price is $20/family of 4 $10/couple or $8 each. Rides are weather permitting.!/events/1378059472432735/

    March 8 and 9
    Paper Magic @ Joseph Schneider Haus
    Paper is a truly amazing material that can be used in many ways. Try your hand at papermaking, marbling, decorative paper cutting (Scherenschnitten) and weaving.
    Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.
    Adults $2.25, Seniors/Students $1.50, Children $1.25, Family $5

    March 10 @ Joseph Schneider Haus
    Enjoy cutting edge science with Let’s Talk Science from the Universities of Guelph and Waterloo. 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission: Adults $2.25, Seniors/Students $1.50, Children $1.25, Family $5

    March 10, 11 and 14
    The Freddy Fusion Wacky Science Magic Show @ Dunfield Theatre Cambridge
    Monday, March 10 at 10:30 AM & 1:30 PM
    Tuesday, March 11 at 10:30 AM & 1:30 PM
    Friday, March 14 at 10:30 AM & 1:30 PM

    $15.00 plus HST

    March 11
    Lego Animation @WERC

    Tuesday, March 11 @ Joseph Schneider Haus
    Hamilton Reptiles’ Travelling Reptile Show is crawling in for a show today from 11 a.m. until noon. Get up close with some exotic creatures!
    Fashion Funk for Teens with 2014 Folk Artist-in-Residence Sue Firkser. Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Pre-registration is required.
    Please call 519-742-7752.
    Admission: Adults $2.25, Seniors/Students $1.50, Children $1.25, Family $5

    YouTube Sensation Shawna Howson, AKA Nanalew is coming to IDEA|EXCHANGE ITR! 
    Tuesday, March 11, 2014

    All event for 13-19 year olds; however ages welcome!
    • Screen the awesome Pssst, Pass it On Video Contest Entries
    • Enjoy some munchies and hang with your friends
    • Get totally INSPIRED by Shawna as she shares her tips and tricks on creating total YouTube film AWESOMNESS.

    March 12
    Wednesday, March 12 @ Joseph Schneider Haus
    Splat Art! Others may call it a mess, we’re calling it art. Fling, whip and squirt paint to create your masterpiece. Outdoor event; dress appropriately.
    10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Admission: Adults $2.25, Seniors/Students $1.50, Children $1.25, Family $5

    Canada's Ballet J├Ârgen
    will be spending the afternoon at the Waterloo Region Museum during March Break. (DOON)
    Start Date Wednesday, March 12, 2014
    End Date Wednesday, March 12, 2014
    Time 1:30 p.m.and 3 p.m.

    March 12 Free Movie @ Wilson Ave Community Centre
    Free movie at the comunity center on wilson ave in kitchener the move starts at 1:30pm Watch Free Birds
    Juice and Popcorn for 50 cents

    Pinocchio @ The Registry Theatre
    March 12-14, 10 AM and 1 PM
    Tickets: $15, $10 for kids 12 and under, $5 eyeGO

    March 13 and 14
    Thursday, March 13 and Friday, March 14 @ Joseph Schneider Haus
    The Winter Olympics may have ended, but the Backyard Winter Games at JSH are just starting! Drop Thursday or Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Admission: Adults $2.25, Seniors/Students $1.50, Children $1.25, Family $5

    March 14
    Friday, March 14 @ Joseph Schnieder Haus
    Fa la la Fun with Philip
    Make a musical instrument, play a tune or sing a song. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: Adults $2.25, Seniors/Students $1.50, Children $1.25, Family $5

    Shamrock Shakeup @ Waterloo Public Square

    Join us in the Waterloo Public Square from 2 - 4 p.m. on March 14 for St. Patrick's Family Fun!
    End off your March Break with a touch of irish themed fun
    Enjoy Irish dancing demonstrations and free irish folk dancing lessons at our traditional Ceili!
    We will also have green popcorn, green slushies and activities for the whole family all for free!

    March 15
    Kids In The Kitchen @ Kitchener Market
    St. Partrick's Day

    23rd Annual Cambridge Coin Show
    Free Admission! 52 Dealer Tables Buy, Sell, Trade, Evaluate. Waterloo Coin Society
    • Location:Camb. Nfld. Club 1500 Dunbar Rd
    • Person:R. McPherson
    • Phone:(519) 577-7206

    March 15 and 16
    Saturday, March 15 or Sunday, March 16 @ Joseph Schneider Haus
    Sap will be simmering outside for a Schneider sugaring-off weekend. Sample taffy, maple butter and make cake. Maple syrup will be available for sale.
    Saturday - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Sunday - 1 to 5 p.m.
    Adults $2.25, Seniors/Students $1.50, Children $1.25, Family $5

    Conestoga College Open House
    Saturday, March 15 | 11pm – Sunday, March 16, 2014 | 2am
    Location: Doon and Cambridge Campus
    Summary:Come, tour our state-of-the-art Health Sciences Centre, and Media Broadcast Studios.
    Explore Engineering Technology at our NEW Cambridge campus.

    Discover career-focused business and information technology programs, with world class instruction and application.
    Bachelor's degrees. Diploma programs, and so much more.

    Conestoga! What you do here, Counts out there.

    March 16
    Cookies and Kids Macbeth
    Suitable for families of all ages. Tickets $5.00/each Centre for the Arts
    • Location:Centre for the Arts 60 Dickson Street
    • Person:Centre for the Arts
    • Phone:(519) 740-4681

    World Storytelling Day at the Waterloo Region Museum (DOON): Dragons and Monsters
    Advance ticket $10/person, adults and children over 12. For tickets: email


    March 17

    Happy St. Patricks Day Everyone!

    March 22
    Thrills Chills And Spills
    1pm and 4pm @ The Kitchener Aud

    March 22 and 23
    Saturday, March 22 and Sunday, March 23 – Working With Wood @ Joseph Schneider Haus
    Traditional woodworking techniques are demonstrated and visitors are invited to carve a wooden spoon on a Schnitzelbank.
    Saturday - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Sunday - 1 to 5 p.m.
    Adults $2.25, Seniors/Students $1.50, Children $1.25, Family $5

    March 29
    Earth Hour
    Saturday, March 29, turn your lights off 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Come down to Kitchener city hall’s Civic Square, where members of council will be handing out free hot chocolate and cookies, and where local environmental agencies will be available to answer questions on how you can make every day Earth Day. The lights around the square will be extinguished at 8:30 p.m.
    Model Train Show
    Begins at 9am, $6 Per person, Hespler Arena
    March 31 Parents's Night Out

    Looking Ahead To April
    Discount Tickets to the Globetrotters at The Kitchener Auditorium
    We have a COUPON CODE for The Harlem Globetrotters In Kitchener
    use code PTPA to save $7

    On Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. there will be three Great Ride 'n' Stride events in the Region of Waterloo:
    - Kitchener-Waterloo: Waterloo Public Square 75 King St S, Waterloo
    - Wilmot: Magnussen Building 66 Hincks St, New Hamburg
    - Woolwich: Woolwich Memorial Arena 24 Snyder Ave S, Elmira
      Registration can be done online at or by calling the Waterloo Region Community Office at 519-886-8888. There is no registration fee, and participants are encouraged to collect pledges for the event. Join the conversation on Twitter @greatridestride & like us on
    and I'll be posting about Easter Events very soon!

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