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TL;WR for May 10 through May 16 2022
What to do.
Tuesday, May 10
Join Share The Platform and Changing The Flow for Menstrual Equity Awareness and learn about the incredible events that Canadian menstrual equity organizations are planning leading up to Menstrual Health Day, celebrated internationally on May 28 2022.
You’ve still got a chance to catch a performance of The Community Players of New Hamburg’s production of Agatha Christie’s Murder On The Orient Express. It’s a fast-paced steam train of a play that promises to be an exhilarating ride. Peppered with equal parts humour and intrigue, The Murder on the Orient Express runs until May 14.
Wednesday, May 11
Are you a small business that wants to attract more awesome cyclists? The Ontario By Bike Network certifies tourism businesses as bicycle friendly, helping businesses reach the growing number of cycle tourists. They have a webinar this Wednesday, May 11 at 2 p.m. where you can learn more.
BeccaHosts is back at Descendants with Trivial Dispute at 7 p.m.
Mike and Matt from the Midtown Radio’s 90’s mix tape show 90sCXC will be broadcasting live from Arabella Park Beer Bar this Wednesday, May 11 from 6 – 8 p.m.
The Grand River Film Festival has a screen of Lorelei at 7 p.m. Lorelei is a working-class fable about a biker, a mermaid and three shades of blue. A man is released from prison after 15 years. He reunites with his high school girlfriend, now a single mother of three. What follows is a lyrical take on love, regret and second chances.
Thursday, May 12
A Night of Musicals musical bingo goes down at Descendants Beer & Beverage with BeccaHosts at 8 p.m.
Join Madhur Anand, author, poet and professor, as she discusses family, culture, the writing process, and the link between storytelling and science at Waterloo Public Library. Thursday, May 12 at 7 p.m.
Young up and comer and mega talented local Jessie Vickery is signed to Toronto label Sonar. Catch her before she gets huge at The Yeti this Thursday, May 12 at 8 p.m. The Yeti is licensed now too! If you’re in a band looking to play a small venue please email firstname.lastname@example.org to book a show.
When’s the last time you dressed up to the nine? Get your friends together, have professional photos taken, and join KWFamous for Art of Drag with the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery. It’s a one-of-a-kind drag, burlesque, and art experience at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery.
Vixens and Tease present Brewlesque! It’s a cabaret and variety show at Rhythm and Brews in Cambridge. Thursday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, May 13
Good Co. Productions hosts the release of Tragedy Ann's latest album — Heirlooms. The Guelph duo will be joined by friends on stage including Toronto-based folk group Basset and travelling Canadian troubadour John Muirhead. Friday, May 13 at The Sunday Studio in DTK.
Saturday, May 14
A garage sale for a great cause and free tang? How can you go wrong? Georgette Packaging is hosting a charity garage sale for Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region this Saturday, May 14 from 8 – 11 a.m. at 145A Cavelletti Court, Waterloo
Join Rob from Short Finger Brewing and Wes from odd duck Wine & Provisions) for Duckfinger. They’ll guide you through a tasting of two Short Finger grape ales and three wines provided by odd duck. The focus of the evening will be on breaking expectations on what beer and wine can be and how we match them with food. Saturday, May 14.
rare’s Spring Plant Sale fundraiser and Eco-Market are happening at the rare ECO Centre and Slit Barn at 768 Blair Road on Saturday, May 14 from 8 – 4 p.m. There will be thousands of spring seedlings grown in the greenhouses of Springbank Farm, including vegetables, herbs, fruit, flowers and native pollinator species. All funds raised by the rare Spring Plant Sale and Eco-Market go to the Food Bank Garden programs at Springbank Farm.
Help DTK welcome spring, sunshine, and outdoor market season with the I Am Kitchener Indigenous Art Market. Over 30 Indigenous vendors will be spread out along pedestrianized Gaukel Street selling jewelry, prints, beadwork, paintings, moccasins, crafts, and more.
The Grand River Film Festival presents indigenous Resurgents - Reflection and Action from the Front Lines at the Kitchener Public Library. Join Mohawk filmmaker Kahstoserakwathe Paulette Moore and Land Back Camp founders Amy Smoke and Bangishimo for film screenings and discussion about the active work taking place both in Waterloo Region and the U.S. to recognize and uphold Indigenous rights.
Sunday, May 15
Week 3 of the Descendants Beer & Beverage Beer Pong League happens at 3 p.m.
Monday, May 16
Ways to support local.
KidsAbility Superhero Challenge is a fun and accessible week-long challenge when our community comes together to raise awareness and funds by unleashing their superpowers. Get a team together and register today!
Mirai video made this awesome full length skateboard video—all shot around KW. Ch
The Uptown Waterloo BIA’s Faces & Places of Uptown Waterloo Photo Contest is open! Take and submit a photo of your favourite landmark, landscape, product, food item, or person in Uptown Waterloo or your family and friends visiting Uptown BIA Businesses. Submit your high res photo until September 1, 2022.
What to read.
Talent crunch: Founders run flat-out to fill roles (Communitech Tech News)
Borys And Clarke Win Underground Flavour Group’s First Top Chef KW (The Community Edition)
Black artistry and curation shine in local arts scene (insideWaterloo)
No plans to remove red paint on Queen Victoria statue (Waterloo Chronicle)