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Ongoing Summer Events
Brunswick Frederick Lanes , Kitchener's original 10 pin bowling ally! Is offering special 'Ball Passes' to families in the Stuff to do with your kids in Kitchener Waterloo Group! It's for kids 18 and under. These Ball Passes give kids 2 FREE games of bowling EVERY DAY this summer! They also get a discounted shoe rental of $1.75! Parents head to Brunswick Frederick Lanes (at Frederick Mall) front desk and let them know you saw the BALL PASSES on the Stuff To Do Group!
Food Trucks @ Kitchener City Hall 11:30am-1:30pm
Classic Carshow @ Highland Westmount Shopping Centre 6pm https://www.facebook.com/ClassicCarMondays
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!
Erick Traplin, a popular local musician, performs some of kids' favourite songs on alternate Tuesdays. On the crafts and storytime days, listen to seasonal tales and work together to create unique crafts. http://www.kitchenermarket.ca/en/events/Kids_Hop.asp
Bike It You'll Like It @ Kitchener City Hall
Join us for a community bike ride and receive a $5 lunch coupon at the Kitchener Market! Every Tuesday in July and August. Meet at 11:50am at Kitchener City Hall. Rides are 20-25 minutes and are led by Easy Riders Cycling Club. All rides end at the Kitchener Market where cyclists can enjoy a discounted lunch.
WPL Story Time @ Waterloo Square 10:30am-11:30am (Beginning July 9th)
Join Kathy Wall LIVE at Bingemans Big Splash every Wednesday all summer long!
If you want to buy tickets for the special price of $14 (plus tax), CLICK HERE to order yours and use thebeat as the promotional password. This special ticket can only be redeemed between 10am - Noon on Wednesdays at the gate.
1pm Earth Sciences Building
Family groups can play 5 holes of golf with 8" cups and junior tees. Adults pay $12 and kids are free. Free club rentals, too. View the details at www.merryhillgolf.com
Art Innovators @ 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! http://www.kitchenermarket.ca/en/events/Kids_Art_free_art_program.asp
Waterloo Park Outdoor Movies
Thursday Aug. 7 - Movie: Rio 2 (Trailer)
Musical guest: Erick Traplin
Thursday Aug. 28 - Movie: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (1971 Starring Gene Wilder) (Trailer)
Musical guest: Phil 'N' The Blanks
Movies start at dusk (around 8:30/9 pm) - Bring your own lawn chair and blanket.
2014 Movie Lineup
August 7 - Despicable Me 2 (PG)
August 14 - Frozen (PG)
August 21 - The Lego Movie (PG)
August 28 - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)(G)
Please note: Due to licensing and availability, movie titles may change.
Summer Concerts @ Castle Kilbride
Thursday Evenings in August bring your lawn chair and enjoy unique music every time on the front lawn of Castle Kilbride 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Admission is by donation. http://www.castlekilbride.ca/newsckList.php
As a special summer treat, every Friday morning, Frederick Imagine Cinemas will be showing a childrens' film, for the low box-office price of only $2.00!
On Friday, August 1st at 10am
THE NUT JOB
On Friday, August 8th at 10am
THE SMURFS 2
Friday, August 15th at 10am
Outdoor Movies @ Shades Mill
The movies are free for GRCA Park Membership and day pass holders. Or, up to six people in a vehicle can gain admission for a special flat fee of $10 on Friday nights starting at 7 p.m.
$2.50 Cineplex Family Movies
Cheer in the Park
Every Saturday (July 5 - August 23)
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Victoria Park Pavillion
Alternate Location (if it is raining): Twisters Cheer Athletics (330 Gage Avenue, Unit 4&5, Kitchener, ON, N2M 5C6)
Contact Info: 519-741-4314 or email@example.com
Come join us at Victoria Park in Kitchener for dancing, jumping, tumbling and stunting! There is no need for experience, this is a fun way to learn what cheerleading is all about. This activity can involve the entire family so we hope to see you at Victoria Park
Home Depot Kids Workshop
9am-Noon register http://workshops.homedepot.com/workshops/kids-workshops
Sunday, August 3, 2014 | 10am – 4pm
Make It Club For Teens
Japanese cuisine: Wednesday, Aug. 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Traditional Japanese food incorporates simple ingredients and flavourful sauces, dips, or fillings to create healthy and delicious dishes. Seafood, grains, and root veggies are staple ingredients used in Japanese cooking! Our professional chefs will guide you along with step-by-step instructions to make the recipes you’ll take away quick and easy to prepare in your own kitchen.
Aug 7-10 is the Kitchener Blues Festival Downtown, Children's Stages happen Sat and Sun (THEMUESEUM Stage)
Ghostbusters Outdoor Movie - Guelph Market Square
Friday, August 8 – Sunday, August 10, 2014
Tour the Kitchener Market with ChefD: Saturday, Aug. 9, 9:30 a.m.
Join us for a free tour and cooking class on the second Saturday of every month. ChefD will take a group around the lower market, showing off his favorite local vendors. Once the tour is done you can come back up to the Marketplace and watch a live cooking demonstration by ChefD preparing the ingredients he's purchased! Sample the dish and then feel free to continue exploring the market on your own. Note: This is a free event, if you wish to attend please register.
Lowes Kids Workshop
10am register at
The E-waste bin will be located behind the Canadian Tire Gas Bar in the Canadian Tire main parking lot.
The event is on Saturday & Sunday August 9 & 10 from 8 AM - 5 PM.
All electronics items are welcome. Please no garbage.
All processes will go directly to the K-W Optimist Club youth programs.
Please drop off your unwanted electronic items and please tell your neighbours & friends about this event
Minecraft Mayhem For Teens
The Tempest Bards Bus Tour @ Victoria Park (if it rains then it will take place @ Kitchener City Hall)
Pay What You Can
Family Fun Day - Growing Up Healthy @ Waterloo Park
Saturday, August 16, 2014 | 11am – 3pm
LEGO MOVIE Outdoor Movie
Saturday August 16. Doors Open at 7pm. Movie starts at 8pm
Tickets $5 at the door
Raffles, snacks, kids entertainment, live bands.
Bring your own lawn chair!
All proceeds go to the Independent Living Centre of Waterloo Region
127 Victoria St S. Kitchener. Independent Living Centre of Waterloo Region
One of the best "family oriented" outdoor events in our opinion!
Elements of Forest Living Waterloo Park
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | 5 – 8pm
Colorful and vibrant! Spain is known worldwide for its lively culture, fast-paced music, and flavourful food. Despite the fast and fun lifestyle, food is not a thing to be rushed in Spain! The same could be said of our Spanish cooking class, where you will learn how to develop flavours in traditional Spanish recipes
Lou Lou Shops @ Fairview Park
Sheridan Nurseries Kids Club
10:30am-11:15am price varies register here http://www.sheridannurseries.com/events/little_diggers_club/clay_pot_pen_holder
Build A Bike & Walk A Thon
Saturday Aug 23 2014, 11am-4pm
Location:Meadowlane P.S. School (back field)
Address:236 Forestwood Dr.
Code Yellow, a CAA contractor in the Kitchener/Waterloo area, will be building bikes to benefit local kids. Our drivers will be assembling bikes straight out of the box, and donating them to the Big Brothers and Sisters of Waterloo. Each bike will be inspected for safety prior to presenting them to the local children. This event will be in conjunction with Code Yellow's Twinkle of Hope Foundation Walk-A-Thon, so please come out and join us for a day of fun and good will!
Sunday, August 24, 2014 | 9:30am – 4pm
11am-2pm (followed by the Charity Game) http://www.kitchenerrangers.com/page/fan-appreciation-bbq