Saturday, March 29, 2014

April 2014 Stuff To Do In Kitchener Waterloo, April Fools, Easter, Elmira Maple Syrup Festival, Earth Day And More

April 2014 Stuff To Do In Kitchener Waterloo, April Fools, Easter, Earth Day And More

April 1
April Fools Day!!!

I thought you might get a giggle out of that :)

but if you are really looking for some fun, why not plan a Parents' Night Out With TOP CHEF CANADA Participant Terry Salmond?!?!
for info email

Ongoing Events - Scroll down to see this month's calendar of events
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!
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


April 2
World Autism Awareness Day
FREE community BBQ and resource fair.
April 2, 2013 from 11:00am-1:00pm at Waterloo Public Square.
Come get a free BBQ lunch  Come get a FREE blue light bulb to spread Autism Awareness! 

April 5
Elmira Maple Syrup Festival 50th Anniversary
Listing of events happening at the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival can be found here
Rain Barrel Sale
Call Jeff Gingerich at 519-570-4663 or email 
Ukrainian Egg Decorating Workshop
Joesph Schnider Haus
Learn how to make a Ukrainian Easter Egg (Pysanky).
10 a.m. to noon or 2 to 4 p.m.
$10/person ages 12 +. Pre-registration is required. Please call 519-742-7752.
Dance And Tunes For Tots
Conrad Centre (Downtown)
10am and 11am
Adults $13 Children $11 
April 7
Taste Of Woolwich Family Event
St. Teresa of Avila, 19 Flamingo Dr., Elmira
Everyone welcome! No charge: Donations welcome
April 10
Harlem Globetrotters @ The Kitchener Aud
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
April 12
Dance And Tunes For Tots
Waterloo Region Museum (Doon)
Adults $12 Children $10

Build And Grow Kids Clinic - Build A Recycling Truck
Kids In Kilts
McDougall Cottage Cambridge
ages 3 and up
Fish In A Jar
KW Skating Club 75th Anniversay Swh @ Waterloo Rec Complex

2014 Olympic Team Event Silver Medalist: Kirsten Moore Towers & Dylan Moscovitch
2014 World Silver Meadlists: Kaitlyn Weaver & Andrew Poje
1988 Olympic Silver Medalist: Elizabeth Manley
Celebrity Emcee: PJ Kwong
The Kitchener-Waterloo Skating Club invites all skaters, alumni, family, friends, and skating fans to come celebrate our 75th year anniversary with us.
Ticket information: Adults and Seniors: $20 advance purchase, or $25 at the door (subject to availability).
Youth U20 (aged 19 years and under): $5

Free All Ages Movie Night and Games Time
How to Train Your Dragon
Saturday, April 12th, 6pm
Victoria Hills Community Centre
10 Chopin Drive , Kitchener
Inexpensive snacks will be on sale to support the Learn English, Make Friends Program

April 13
Try Ringette
Waterloo Recreation Complex 3pm-4pm
Tartan Day In Fergus Ontario
April 14
Come paint with us and have fun for the whole family!
Join us in supporting community involvement and show us "What Makes You Happy?"
All paintings will be used in collages assembled by local artists and displayed in the community.
A team of Conestoga College Students are p...utting together an event with all proceeds donated toward Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region.
The event will be taking place on April 14, between 5pm- 7:30pm at THEMUSEUM downtown.
 The entrance fee is $5 per person
(Up to $15 a family of 3 or more)
 Paint "What makes you happy?" using a variety of funky materials. No skills required, just have fun!
Please be sure to bring an old t-shirt for your child to wear while doing this activity because things can get messy!
There will also be snacks, drinks, balloon animals, as well as face painting.
The second level of the of THEMUSEUM will be open for our attendees to explore and play at no added cost.
April 15
Kids Hop @ Kitchener Market With The Easter Bunny and Erick Traplin

10am -Free Event

Easter Weekend Good Friday April 18 to Easter Sunday April 20


April 26
Tim Hortons Community Clean Up
Waterloo Park
10 a.m.- noon, McLennan Park (Ottawa and Strasburg).
Kitchener Natural Areas events - Saturday, April 26, 1 -4 p.m., Huron Natural Area
A free, family Earth Day event, featuring hands-on educational activities, tree-planting, live bird demontrations, walking tours and more.
E-waste And Bottle Drive
In celebration of Earth Day 2014, the North Waterloo World Scout Group is collecting e-waste and having a bottle drive April 26, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Canadian Tire parking lot at 400 Weber St. N., in Waterloo.

April 27
Country Hills Family Fun Day

2014 Summer Teen Volunteer Program
 Kitchener Public Library is now accepting applications for summer teen volunteers. Read-aloud partners and summer program assistants are needed at all community libraries and at the Central Library, which makes it easy for teens to access this opportunity.
This is a great chance to discover skills, gain experience and earn the service hours needed to graduate from high school, while making a difference in the community.
Volunteers must be Grade 8 graduates age 13 to 18.
Applications can be found online and must be complete by May 31. A screening process, including an interview with the volunteer coordinator and a mandatory orientation session follow.

Looking for some Parents' Night Out Fun?

Check out the COOKING CLASS Schedule at Kitchener Market
be sure to join us every Monday night at The Rum Runner Pub as we cheer on Chef Terry on Top Chef Canada

and enter to win tickets to see Jim Belushi with us!

Looking Ahead
Be sure to check back about our posts for FREE COMIC BOOK DAY

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