A Christmas party. I'm so glad I wore my pretty dress.
TL;WR for December 14 through December 20 2021
What to do.
Tuesday, December 14
Descendants Beer & Beverage x BeccaHosts presents Home Alone trivia. Questions cover the only two canon films in the series - one and New York.
Wednesday, December 15
The Romance by the Book- December Book Club is happening 8pm online with IdeaExchange. Join them this month as they talk about Duke, Actually by Jenny Holiday.
Thursday, December 16
It’s the most magical time of the year — groom that product backlog with the Product Management Peer2Peer’s Virtual Social Event this Thursday, Dec. 16 from 12 to 1 pm.
THEMUSEUM and Grand River Film Festival present the UNZIPPED Film Series screening of Sympathy For The Devil. Show starts at 7 pm at the Princess Cinema.
Maxwell’s Metal Night features AEPOCH, Ripprd, Cathartic Demise, and Mors Verum. Doors at 7pm.
Harris Law and The Apollo Cinema have two holiday classics (that aren’t Die Hard) showing on Thursday, Dec. 16. Admission is by donation and there are three ways to donate:
A $10.00 donation to Cystic Fibrosis research via Farwell4Hire
A new unwrapped toy that we will deliver to Morty’s Pub (and Patio)’s toy drive
A generous donation of food that we will deliver to the Food Bank of Waterloo Region
You can watch Elf at 7pm or It’s a Wonderful Life at 9:15pm.
Friday, December 17
Enjoy the amazing sounds of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony's Yuletide Spectacular from the comfort of your home. It’s a cherished holiday tradition featuring Christmas favourites, singers, dancers, and special guests. Show is available from Friday, Dec. 17 to Sunday, Dec. 19.
The Trews play Maxwell’s this Friday, Dec. 17. Doors open at 7pm.
Saturday, December 18
Make your own paper kinara and light a "candle" each day to celebrate Kwanzaa. Pick up your kit at any Waterloo Public Library location from Saturday, Dec. 18 to Friday, Dec. 24.
Check out Tom Nagy’s Christmas Experience (revisited) at the KW Jazz Room starting at 8pm. With their always-irreverent but always-relevant takes on Christmas music, the Tom Nagy Christmas Experience always brings the hits and then some!
Evening an evening of jazz with Mary-Catherine Pazzano & Matthew Rait at Lana’s Lounge. Dinner and show start at 6 pm.
Sunday, December 19
Stroll Walking Tours presents Kitchener Got the Blues - a music walking tour in Downtown Kitchener with none other than Glenn Smith, Ethel's Lounge owner! Music legends and icons of rock & blues graced the stages, alleys and hotel rooms of Downtown Kitchener. Glenn Smith, storyteller extraordinaire, dishes tales from a time when you could call up Buddy Guy on the phone & ask him to come play a concert in Kitchener, Ontario... and he would come! Sunday, Dec. 19 from 9:45 to 10:45 am.
Descendants Beer & Beverage has sexy bingo at 7:30 pm.
Ways to support local.
AOK in Downtown Kitchener is collecting donations for the Emergency Warming Shelter at St. Andrew's Church in downtown Kitchener. Bring a donation to AOK and your first beer is $3 until Dec. 23. They’re looking to collect:
Pants (men’s and women’s)
Underwear (men's, new only)
Winter coats (men's)
Toothpaste & toothbrushes
What to read.
Electric go-kart track coming to Frederick Street mall (570, I mean CityNews Kitchener)
9 festive meal kits you can bring home for the holidays (Explore Waterloo Region)
Unzipped: It’s Only Rock’ N Roll (But I Like It) (Explore Waterloo Region)