House of Friendship February Potato Blitz

Feb 1 - Feb 29

A simple sack of potatoes can go a long way to feed the less fortunate in Waterloo Region. Help feed your neighbours during the House of Friendship’s “February Potato Blitz”!


What's Happening In Your Community - February Events

Feb 1 - Feb 29

Find out what’s happening in Waterloo Region this February.


Valentine Day Dinner and Dance: Hosted by Ladies Auxiliary. Saturday February 8th starting at 6:00pm. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 530, 318 Marsland Drive, Waterloo. Tickets are $20 dollars, available at the door.

Food and Entertainment/Social Events

Euchre & Bridge Luncheon. Wednesday February 19th starting at 12:00pm. Allan Reuter Centre, 507 King Street East, Cambridge. Cost is $7 and registration is required. Call 519-740-4681 x 4400 for more information. Child Witness Centre’s 22nd Annual Pancake Lunch. Tuesday February 25th starting at 12:00pm. Marshall Hall, Bingemans. For more information, visit


Valentine Banquet: A Fundraiser for Marriage Encounter. Saturday February 15th starting at 6:00pm. Waterloo North Mennonite Church, 100 Benjamin Road, Waterloo. With catering by Chris Frank and entertainment from Nathan Martin. Tickets are $45. For more information, visit

Information Sessions/Meetings/Seminars

Rainbow Community Council Meet and Greet. Saturday February 1st from 2:00 to 4:00pm. Kitchener Market, Community. Learn more about Rainbow Community Council’s important and vital work. For more information, visit their website.

Sports Events/Walks

Other Community Events



Waterloo Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

Feb 8

Take the plunge and join the “Waterloo Polar Plunge”presented by the Ontario Law Enforcement Torch Run. All proceeds from the “Polar Plunge” support Special Olympics Ontario. Be bold and brave the cold.


Family Day Skate with Josslin Insurance & Grand River Hospital Foundation

Feb 15

Help Grand River Kids Hospital glide into 2020 by strapping on your skates! You’re invited to a Family Day Skate at the Lion’s Arena in Kitchener. Drop by, starting at 1 p.m., and bring along a donation for the Grand River Hospital. It’s a great way to get some family fun in all while supporting a great cause!


Business Excellence Awards Gala

Feb 20

Waterloo Region is home to one of the strongest business communities in Canada. Recognize local businesses for their extraordinary contributions at the 2020 Business Excellence Awards Gala – hosted by the Greater KW Chamber of Commerce. Attend the premier networking event of the year on Thursday February 20th at Bingemans. Celebrate the local businesses and organizations who made exceptional strides in leadership and community involvement.


What's Happening In Your Community - March Events

Mar 1 - Mar 31

Find out what's happening in Waterloo Region this March.


City of Kitchener Athletic Awards

Mar 24

On one special night, the City of Kitchener showcases and celebrate the accomplishments of this city’s finest amateur athletes and teams – and the coaches who have inspired them – at the 52nd  Annual City of Kitchener Athletic Awards


YWCA Cambridge Women of Distinction Awards

Mar 25

Who are “women of distinction”? They’re leaders in their community, innovators in their field, and inspiring the next generation of trailblazers. Celebrate these incredible women during the Women of Distinction Awards, presented by YWCA Cambridge.


KW Symphony – The Magical World of Harry Potter

Mar 27 - Mar 28

Young Witches and Wizards rejoice! Join the KWS as they take you on a trip through the magical musical world of Harry Potter. Featuring the legendary music of John Williams from across all of the Harry Potter films, this is a concert event for every witch, wizard and muggle.


CHYM Father Daughter Ball

Apr 9




Stories of glass slippers, glittering gowns, and magical nights. Fairy tales do come true… with the return of The CHYM Father Daughter Ball! Thursday April 9th, at our new location…Grand Ballroom, Bingemans! The CHYM Father Daughter Ball in support of Grand River Hospital Foundation. Proudly sponsored by Hoyes Michalos and Associates. Evening hosted by Brady & Tara, CHYM Mornings!

CHYM Father Daughter Ball Sponsors


Highlights from the 2019 CHYM Father Daughter Ball…

Highlights from the 10th Annual CHYM Father Daughter Ball in partnership with Grand River Hospital Foundation raising awareness and funds for Prostate Cancer. Check out some of the pictures and videos from the night!



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Sinatra with Matt Dusk!

Apr 16

Sinatra. All that cool, classy style and energy from the Rat Pack shows of yesterday are right here, right now. Take a journey with Award-Winning, Multi-Platinum selling crooner Matt Dusk as he whisks you away to Las Vegas in 1966 where he pays homage to his hero Frank Sinatra. With new arrangements by Grammy Award-winning arrangers Pat Williams and Sammy Nestico, Dusk transports you back in time to one of music’s most elegant eras. A time when Come Fly With Me, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, Fly Me To The Moon and One For My Baby dominated the charts. April 16th at University of Waterloo’s Humanities Hall. Tickets on sale now!


KW Symphony – JANE in Concert

Apr 24 - Apr 25

Immerse yourself in the world of pioneering primatologist Jane Goodall with the stunning National Geographic documentary, JANE. Drawing from over 100 hours of never-before-seen footage, award-winning director Brett Morgen tells the story of Goodall, a woman whose chimpanzee research challenged the male-dominated scientific consensus of her time and revolutionized our understanding of the natural world.


KW Symphony – Back to the Future in Concert

May 22 - May 23

Power up your DeLorean… recharge your flux capacitor… and get ready to celebrate this unforgettable movie classic as you’ve never seen and heard it before: Alan Silvestri’s dazzling musical score played live by the KWS while the film is projected on the big screen!