Sunday, February 11, 2024

Valentine's Day, Family Day Long Weekend, Bring on the Sunshine Festival Community Festival, Black History Month, KW Titans and more Stuff to do in the Kitchener Waterloo Area in February



Please check all the links listed as info tends to change without our knowledge.  We also suggest you go through the full list as some activities require you to pre-register and many have limited spaces. Dates/Times and Prices Vary.

The top part of our list is for ONGOING EVENTS (daily/weekly events) and further down you can see the MONTH SPECIFIC EVENTS

ONGOING Events

Attractions ONTARIO coupons for https://attractionsontario.ca/coupons


Playgrounds Movement and Training Centre https://kwplaygrounds.ca/

Play a Latte Cafe https://playalattecafe.com/









Cambridge Libraries Calendar https://ideaexchange.org/programs-events


Region of Waterloo Museum (DOON) events https://www.waterlooregionmuseum.ca/en/index.aspx#

Joseph Schneider Haus events https://www.schneiderhaus.ca/en/index.aspx

Woodside National Historic Site Self Guided Tours Thursday and Fridays https://www.facebook.com/WoodsideNHS/photos/a.797717783604573/4705277552848557


Kitchener Market Events Calendar https://calendar.kitchenermarket.ca/default/Month


Indoor Skateboard Park @ Queensmount Arena - various dates and times https://www.facebook.com/events/1189515881691170/1212608496048575?active_tab=about

Infant and Child Studies group is a group of researchers interested in better understanding child cognition: so how kids learn! All our studies are designed as games for children to play while we observe how they respond to various toys, videos or sounds. The activities are fun for the kids, and help us to understand concepts like how children learn new words, when children can begin to understand math, or what learning strategies kids use to understand new concepts. We deliver studies in person, as well as online and in take home formats.

Lab Website: http://uwaterloo.ca/infant-and-child-studies-group/ 

Like us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/infantstudiesgroup/

Follow us on Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/infantstudiesgroup/ 

Have a new child? Sign them up too: https://uwaterloo.ca/infant-and-child-studies-group/sign




University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Museum info https://uwaterloo.ca/earth-sciences-museum/ 

University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Walking Tours - Various locations https://uwaterloo.ca/earth-sciences-museum/walking-tours

Our BEST PLACES TO TOBOGGAN LIST can be found at https://stufftodowithyourkidsinkw.blogspot.com/2012/12/best-places-to-toboggan-in-kitchener.html there are even great recommendations in the comments of that post too!


When it is Outdoor Skating Weather, find rinks below




Outdoor Skating Rinks in Guelph https://www.get.on.ca/living-here/outdoor_rink

FREE COMMUNITY SKATING AT VARIOUS ARENAS IN KITCHENER https://www.theaud.ca/en/events-tickets/public-skating.aspx then select Free Community Skating for schedule
or


Laurel Creek Conservation Area (Waterloo) and Shade’s Mills Conservation Area (Cambridge) Snow Shoeing and Cross-Country Skiing info https://www.grandriver.ca/en/outdoor-recreation/Skiing-and-snowshoeing.aspx  NOTE *Admission fee when an attendant is on duty.

Wednesdays in January and February
Skate Night Date Night at Waterloo Public Square 6-8pm All city events

February 2024
Black Heritage Month Info


Ongoing to Feb 14th at Conestoga Mall Love-ffirmation Station https://www.facebook.com/groups/2369595749/posts/10161284333295750/


Feb 14
HAPPY VALENTINES DAY
Retro Skate Party @ Kitchener City Hall
Carl Zehr Square:
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
4:30 - 6:30 PM: Family Skate
Enjoy a delightful, family-friendly skating session with exciting contests!
Contest Categories: Best Outfit and Best Dance Moves.

7:00 - 10:30 PM: Retro Skating Party (All Ages)
Get ready to groove with our Retro Skating Party featuring a blast from the past!
Contest Categories: Best Costume, Best Dance Moves, and Best Couple Dance for the adults.

Hosted by Eardrum Productions
Mirror Photo Booth
Interactive Lighting
Patio Heaters with Adirondack Seating
Complimentary Hot Chocolate, Coffee, and Baked Goods.

Feb 14 to 25


Feb 15

Feb 16-18
KWMP Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Feb 17
Winterloo - various locations in Uptown Waterloo https://www.winterloofestival.ca/



Feb 17-18

Feb 18
Bring on the Sunshine Festival @ Kitchener City Hall Rotunda 11am 

Featuring delicious culinary offerings, artisanal crafts, live performances, engaging workshops, kid’s activities, and much more! Don’t miss this immersive celebration designed to unite communities and honor the richness of African Cultures and contributions.https://bringonthesunshine.ca/what-we-do/festival

Feb 19
FAMILY DAY 

Family Day @ Bridgeport Community Centre
Monday, February 19, for some family fun!
Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
magic show starting at 11:15 a.m.
balloon artist
face painting
games and crafts
Tickets are $7 each and available on ActiveNet.
https://calendar.kitchener.ca/events/Detail/2024-02-19-1100-Family-Day-at-Bridgeport-Community-Centre

LAUNCH Family STEAM Day @ Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo

Family Day @ KWAG

1:30 p.m. - Sensory Tour Begins 
2:30 p.m. - Self-Portrait Session 1 begins 
3:15 p.m. - Self-Portrait Session 2 begins 

Drop-In creation time: 1 pm - 4 pm
All ages welcome accompanied by an adult. https://kwag.ca/civicrm/event/info%3Fid%3D728%26reset%3D1
Family Day Activities in Waterloo - various locations https://events.waterloo.ca/default/Detail/2024-02-19-0700-Family-Day-activities

Family Fun Day @ North Dumfries Community Complex


Feb 21
5 Great Reasons for Pursuing a Career in the Skilled Trades - online event

Feb 23

Feb 24
Princess Party @ Creekside Church Waterloo https://www.creeksidechurch.ca/princess/

SWAY's Ramadan Market @ Bingemans 
Shop at your favorite booth while relishing instrumental music.
Savor mouthwatering snacks and capture memorable photos at the elegant photo booth.
Stand a chance to be the winner of surprises unveiled during the event.
Kids rides to enhance the family-friendly atmosphere.

Black History Month Celebration by Rhythm and Blues Cambridge @ Idea Exchange Queen's Square
Drop by and see Marvin Colebrooke for your very own Caricature drawing
Our Kids Corner will feature book readings from Messy Marvin & Friends
Visit our History Corner
There will be a Fireside Chat in the Art Gallery focusing on Joy and Wellness with Nicole Brown Faulknor from Wounds 2 Wings, Suzanne Trotman from Winds of Change, and Ajirioghene Evi-Cobbinah from Kind Minds Family Wellness
We will be hosting interactive drumming workshops
Irie Mirie's will be providing delicious Caribbean cuisine


Free Long Drive Clinic @ Indoor Golf Academy


Feb 25
0.25k Run for Cancer Registration 
Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Catalyst 137 (137 Glasgow Street, Kitchener, ON — the run will be inside Catalyst)
Prices for Children and Adults

Feb 29
LEAP DAY

Looking Ahead
FREE careers event organized by Business and Education Partnership of Waterloo Region for local youth and their parents / guardians. March 5th -- 6- 8:30 pm Kitchener Public Library Central Branch https://www.facebook.com/groups/2369595749/posts/10161285276390750/
 


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