Events


Oct
12
Thu
ZOOM Career Days
Oct 12 2017 @ 12:00:00 PM – May 2 2018 @ 05:35:00 AM
ZOOM Career Days

ZOOM Career Days are a series of one-day sector focused career exploration opportunities for students in grades 11 & 12.  During each event, students have the opportunity to participate in 2-3 hands-on, interactive workshops, and hear from a keynote speaker in the sector of focus. The sectors that we focus on are aligned with the Specialist High Skills Majors in Waterloo Region.  The dates, sectors of focus, and event locations for the 2017-2018 ZOOM Career Days are listed below:

Event Name/Date Location
ZOOM Business & Entrepreneurship – October 12, 2017 WLU – Lazaridis Hall
ZOOM Information & Communications Technology – November 23, 2017 Communitech Hub
ZOOM Health & Wellness – March 1, 2018 TBD
ZOOM into the Workplace – May 2, 2018 Conestoga College – Doon Campus
Oct
19
Thu
KW Habilitation’s Scotch Tasting At Its Finest @ Hacienda Sarria
Oct 19 @ 06:00:00 PM – 10:00:00 PM
KW Habilitation's Scotch Tasting At Its Finest @ Hacienda Sarria | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada

It’s that time of year again!

KW Habilitation’s Sixth Annual Scotch tasting is back on October 19th, and you won’t want to miss out! The event will include a selection of four new scotches, hors d’oeuvres, a gourmet three-course dinner and live entertainment.

KW Habilitation is a local non-profit organization that works with members of the community who have special needs. All proceeds from the scotch tasting will be going directly to KW Habilitation to ensure that their good work supporting families in the KW area continues.

Oct
27
Fri
Hockey Helps The Homeless @ RIM Park
Oct 27 all-day
Hockey Helps The Homeless @ RIM Park

Participate in the 4th annual Hockey Helps The Homeless Friday, October 27th at RIM Park! All money raised at the K-W tournament stays in Kitchener-Waterloo. You’ll receive:

3 games guaranteed – 1 former NHL Pro per team
Men’s and Women’s Tournament – Individual and Team Registration available
15 players (14 skaters + 1 goalie) on your roster + 1 pro per team = 16 players total on each team
Fully-equipped locker room
Pro-style personalized jersey & socks; participant gift
Delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner reception
Silent auction with valuable prizes
AMAZING Fundraising Prizes!

Last year over 225 players, 32 pros, and 119 volunteers were part of the event! The efforts of everyone involved in the K-W Hockey Helps the Homeless Tournament helped provide 1100 shelter bed nights in 2014, 1500 shelter bed nights in 2015, and 2225 shelter bed nights in 2016 for the five local agencies – The House of Friendship, YWCA K-W, oneROOF, Lutherwood, and the Homelessness and Housing Umbrella Group (HHUG).

Nov
2
Thu
JA Entrepreneur Hall of Fame @ Bingemans
Nov 2 @ 05:30:00 PM – 09:30:00 PM
JA Entrepreneur Hall of Fame @ Bingemans

JA Waterloo Region’s Entrepreneur Hall of Fame, presented by Economical Insurance, celebrates local business founders who have made a positive, lasting impact in our community.

For nomination information and further detail visit our Waterloo Region Entrepreneur Hall of Fame page
For questions regarding the JA Waterloo Region Entrepreneur Hall of Fame, please contact
Karen Gallant, 519-576-6610 ext 1
Nov
4
Sat
SASC Moonlight Masquerade @ Waterloo Region Museum
Nov 4 @ 06:00:00 PM
SASC Moonlight Masquerade @ Waterloo Region Museum | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada

Who will you become at the Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC) of Waterloo Region’s annual Moonlight Masquerade Dinner and Ball?

This glamorous and fun-filled evening includes a delicious dinner, live entertainment, a silent auction, and dancing! The doors will open at 6 P.M., and dinner begins at 7 P.M.

All proceeds from the Masquerade will go towards supporting the services SASC offers to sexual assault survivors in the region.

Get your tickets today, and don’t forget your mask!

Nov
9
Thu
Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region presents Shatter the Silence @ Bingemans
Nov 9 @ 05:00:00 PM – 09:00:00 PM
Women's Crisis Services of Waterloo Region presents Shatter the Silence @ Bingemans
In recognition of Women Abuse Awareness Month, Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region Presents – Shatter the Silence.  A fundraiser to support Women & Children Fleeing Domestic Abuse in Waterloo Region.
 
Thursday November 9th, 2017
5pm -9pm
Light Supper
Entertainment
Keynote Talk and Q&A
Bingemans – 425 Bingemans Centre Drive, Kitchener
International Keynote Speaker & Best Selling Author Melissa Moore
Melissa Moore is the daughter of Keith Jesperson, the infamous ‘Happy Face Serial Killer.’ Melissa, the author of Shattered Silence: The Untold Story of a Serial Killer’s Daughter, has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show.  Dr. Phil, Good Morning America, Fox News and America’s Most Wanted.  Come out and hear Melissa share her journey of surviving a childhood of domestic violence and child abuse.  Discover the defining moments that built resiliency within her and gave her the courage she needed to create a way out.  Discover the destructive grip that domestic violence inflicts on children and intimate partners-and the strength required to break free.
Nov
10
Fri
KW Symphony: Dancin’ Thru The Decades @ Centre In The Square
Nov 10 – Nov 11 all-day
KW Symphony: Dancin' Thru The Decades @ Centre In The Square | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada

This energetic and fun-filled show was such a hit that it’s back this season with an all-new program! This toe-tapping concert features dance hits from the past 70 years including Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind & Fire, Michael Jackson, Seal, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars and many more!

Friday, November 10th | 8:00 PM

Saturday, November 11th | 8:00 PM

Conductor: Matt Catingub

Vocalist: Anita Hall

Drums: Steve Moretti

Get your tickets and get on the dance floor!

Jan
19
Fri
KW Symphony: Casablanca With A Live Orchestra @ Centre In The Square
Jan 19 – Jan 20 all-day
KW Symphony: Casablanca With A Live Orchestra @ Centre In The Square | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada

Experience the classic romantic film Casablanca as you never have before! The Orchestra performs Max Steiner’s glorious score live while the film is shown on the big screen, enhancing every beat of the movie’s noble heart with luscious live sound.

Friday, January 19th | 8:00 PM

Saturday, January 20th | 8:00 PM

Conductor: Evan Mitchell

Get your tickets and begin a beautiful friendship with the KW Symphony today!

Mar
9
Fri
KW Symphony: A Tribute To John Williams @ Centre In The Square
Mar 9 – Mar 10 all-day
KW Symphony: A Tribute To John Williams @ Centre In The Square | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada

John Williams is one of the most famous and prolific film composers of all time, and his scores have revolutionized the film industry. This concert features some of his best loved themes from movies like Superman, ET, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones, and more, with the second half of the concert totally dedicated to the music of the legendary Harry Potter and Star Wars films!

Friday, March 9th | 8:00 PM

Saturday, March 10th | 2:30 PM

Saturday, March 10th | 8:00 PM

Conductor: Scott Terrell

501st Legion worldwide Star Wars costuming organization

Get your tickets and brush up on your movie themes!

Apr
6
Fri
KW Symphony: Cirque de la Symphonie @ Centre In The Square
Apr 6 – Apr 7 all-day
KW Symphony: Cirque de la Symphonie @ Centre In The Square | Kitchener | Ontario | Canada

After nearly five years, Cirque de la Symphonie is back at the KWS with an all-new program! See high-flying aerialists, jugglers and other stunning acrobatic performers who will amaze and delight you while the KWS performs exciting orchestral favourites. This popular show is not to be missed!

Friday, April 6th | 8:00 PM

Saturday, April 7th | 8:00 PM

Conductor: Evan Mitchell

Don’t miss out! Get your tickets today!