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TL;WR for April 19 through April 25 2022
What to do.
Tuesday, April 19
Join the Sales Leaders Peer2Peer for Pipeline Development with Jamie Shanks at 12 p.m.
The Apollo Cinema has a screening of Spider-Man: No Way Home at 6:45 p.m.
Learn about the basics of climate change, your carbon impact, and how you can start to take meaningful climate action with Reep’s Kids Cutting Carbon: Earth Week After School Workshop. Tuesday, April 19 at 4 p.m.
Wednesday, April 20
Week 6 of Trivial Dispute goes down at 7 p.m. at Descendants Beer & Beverage Co.
Big Wreck plays Maxwell’s Concert & Events. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
The Reel Rock Film Tour, one of climbing’s greatest celebrations, comes to the Princess Cinema in Waterloo with a new collection of world premiere films. Wednesday, April 20 at 7 p.m.
The Princess Original has a screening of The Big Lebowski at 9:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 21
Learn about the basics of climate change, your carbon impact, and how you can start to take meaningful climate action with Reep’s Kids Cutting Carbon: Earth Week After School Workshop. Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m.
BeccaHosts has Girl Power Music Bingo at Descendants Beer & Beverage Co. at 8 p.m. featuring a playlist dedicated to women, made up of women, and celebrating women.
Kitchener Public Library has their Musician Meetup in Heffner Studio at 7 p.m. Drop by Heffner Studio in Central Library for an in-person meetup with other musicians from the community.
No Funeral Records presents Amitié, Pique, Life In Vacuum and Terry Green live at Short Finger Brewing Co. Show starts at 7 p.m.
The KW Titans play the Sudbury 5 at the Aud. Tip-off at 7 p.m.
Maxwell’s Concert & Events have SkiiTour with very special guests The Sponges and Smalltown DJs. Doors at 8, music at 9 p.m.
Friday, April 22
Join Minds Eye Studio Art Gallery and Yoga Studio and Culture Fancier at The Gallery to celebrate the creative works of Artist Simone Cotrell in her first solo exhibition PRELUDE. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
There’s Music Trivia at Rural Roots at 7:30 p.m.
Vixens & Tease presents Strips & Taps at Descendants Beer & Beverage Co. featuring special headliner Kage Wolfe. Join them for some strips, brews and a lip sync or two. Friday, April 22, doors at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m.
Maxwell’s Concert & Events presents Coney Hatch with special guests Trucker Mouth. Friday, April 22. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Lana’s Lounge’s dinner and show features classic covers from Unheard Of. Show starts at 6 p.m.
Rusty Nail Comedy Club is back at The Crazy Canuck in DTK with comedians Habib Siam & Dylan Gott at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 23
Play games, learn about some of inventions that were inspired by nature, and then design your own problem solving invention by observing nature with Kitchener Public Library’s Earth Day: Problem-Solving with Nature at 2:30 p.m.
Wooden Boat Food Co. has a plant-based pizza pop-up on Saturday, April 23 from 12 – 7:30 p.m at TWB Brewing Co-Op.
Relish Cooking Studio has an in-person knife skills class. You’ll hone basic knife skills and practice the fundamental cuts – mince, dice, brunoise, bâtonnet and julienne. Plus, their instructor will teach you a few advanced techniques and offer tips for keeping all your knives maintained and sharp. Saturday, April 23 at 11 a.m.
Pinch Cabaret is back at Button Factory Arts this Saturday, April 23 at 8 p.m. It’s a variety show featuring comedy, music, drag, poetry and local history.
Matthew Ryan Jacobs is playing Emmanuel United Church starting at 7 p.m.
The KW Titans play the London Lightning at the Aud. Tip-off at 7 p.m.
Weigh The Anchor, Wolf Widows and Rough Party play Short Finger Brewing Co. Doors at 7:30 p.m., first band plays at 8:15 p.m.
The Jazz Room has Sarah Jerrom live on stage, presented by DIVA International, at 8 p.m.
The Apollo Cinema has a Drunken Cinema screening of Nightmare on Elm Street at 9:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 24
The Princess Twin has a screening of Rock This Town. The documentary brings to life the exciting history of rock music concerts in KW from the 1960s & ‘70s with an insider’s look into the gritty reality of building the local live music scene. Sunday, April 24 at 2 p.m.
Monday, April 25
The 2SLGBTQ+ Book Club at Waterloo Public Library are discussing Jonny Appleseed by Joshua Whitehead at 7 p.m.
Ways to support local.
Catch some great basketball for a good cause with the Food4Kids Waterloo Region night at the KW Titans.
This May 1–7 is Lutherwood’s annual Steps for Kids fundraising walk. Coinciding with Children’s Mental Health week, proceeds from the event support the programs and services at their children’s mental health centre and Safe Haven Youth Services. Registration is now open, and their merch is available to order until April 19.
What to read.
The Bicycle Film Festival returns to the region for the second year (Community Edition)
Bond, Jane Bond: Check out 'chick'n' sando at hip Waterloo Region establishment (Waterloo Chronicle)