There’s always something awesome going on in Waterloo Region! Whether you’re looking to experience some art, enjoy some good grub, put on your dancing shoes, or learn something new, Waterloo is a cultural hub with a ton of great activities for people of all ages to enjoy!
Every week, we’re compiling a list of some of the great entertaining and educational events taking place across the Region! Check it out!
Business After 5: Join for an evening of networking, art, diverse exhibitions and drinks. Presented by Home Hardware Building Center and Furniture Stores within the Greater KW Chamber of Commerce. This event attracts over 100 business professionals to connect and network with one another. You can also promote your business by hosting an exhibit booth. Event takes place Tuesday, April 25th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Check out the Chamber of Commerce site for more info!
Small Food Business Networking Session – Waterloo Region: If you have a food business idea and want to find out how to make it a reality, if you are looking for a commercial kitchen, or if you want to better understand working with the City of Kitchener licensing and Region of Waterloo Public Health, you should plan to attend this networking event geared towards Small Food Businesses. Cost is $10 and includes a light lunch. For more info contact Kathy Hamilton at (519) 497-3232 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Check out the event listing for more details! This networking session will take place from 11:00 to 2:00 pm on Tuesday, April 25. Event takes place at The Courtyard Kitchens (104-141 Whitney Place, Kitchener).
WingsUp for Epilepsy: Join WingsUp for their 18th Annual Chicken Wing Competition on April 26th! Enjoy ALL YOU CAN EAT WINGS, live music from the Shananigans, amazing raffle prizes, and fun games for the whole family! Doors open at 6:00 pm with food served at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $35, and advanced tickets can be purchased HERE. Event takes place Wednesday, April 26th from 6:00-9:30 pm at the Concordia Club (429 Ottawa St. S., Kitchener, ON).
Heart Healthy Cooking: Join this free dietician-led class to learn how to decrease sodium in your cooking. Small samples and recipes provided. Please register with Chelsea Allen at email@example.com in advance. Event takes place Thursday, April 27th from 2:00-3:30 pm at Sobeys Northfield (640 Parkside Dr., Waterloo, ON).
Fashion for Life 2017: At Fashion for Life you’ll enjoy an evening of fashion and fun, featuring the Region’s top retailers. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres from Wildcraft Catering and a live auction with prizing valued at over $10, 000! This event is in support of the Cambridge Memorial Hospital reconstructive surgery unit and will help to fund specialized operating room equipment, specialized instruments, and training for support staff. Check out the event posting HERE for more information! Event takes place on Thursday, April 27th from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm at the Hacienda Sarria (1254 Union St., Kitchener)
Final Fridays: Final Fridays showcases art, culture, and cuisine of Uptown Waterloo on the last Friday of every month. Activities and events include exhibit openings, performances, community art, demonstrations, artist talks and reading, in addition to dinner, drinks, and specials at restaurants. Event takes place 11:00 am to 11:00 pm in Uptown Waterloo, beginning at Waterloo Public Square (75 King St. S., Waterloo).
Art and Antique Appraisal Day: Specialists from Bonhans Canada are on site to offer verbal appraisals for fine art (paintings, drawings, prints) and decorative art (china, collectibles, clocks, furniture, and accessories). Appraisal cost is $14 per item. Event takes place Saturday, April 29th from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm at Queen’s Square (1 North Square, Cambridge, ON).
Play with Clay: Play with Clay is an open clay studio experience designed for friends, families, and couples. Over two Sundays, make an object out of clay and paint with our glazes. It gets fired in the Clay and Glass Gallery kiln and then you can pick up your colourful and unique masterpiece. There are two sessions to choose from each Sunday – 1:00 pm to 2:15 pm, and 2:30-4:00 on a first come, first served basis. Cost is $10. Event begins Sunday April 30th at the Clay and Glass Gallery (25 Caroline St. N., Waterloo).