Vaccines in. Masks on. Let's go.

TL;WR for July 20 through July 26, 2021

What to do.

Tuesday, July 20

Kitchener Public Library has a definitely not cartoon mouse related event – Princess Bedtime Story with Glass Slipper Princess at 7 p.m. She’ll share some bedtime stories and activities for an evening spent together at home.

The Renison Lecture Series returns to Waterloo Public Library with Invisible Heartbreak: PSWs share Front Line Experiences. This panel discussion will explore the experience of PSWs during the pandemic, using photovoice images, and narrative interviews. Tuesday, July 20 at 7 p.m.

THEMUSEM has Discover Sound on at 11 a.m and 2:30 p.m. What is sound? Is it only something we hear? Join THEMUSEUM as share the wonders of sound, how it travels, and the ways humans can see sound.

Your Kitchener Panthers take on the Brantford Red Sox at Jack Couch Park starting at 7:30 p.m.

The CAFKA Summer Reading Series: White Elephant Edition returns with their third discussion. This time they’ll be discussing “I Wanted to Know What White Men Thought About Their Privilege. So I Asked.” by Claudia Rankine. Tuesday, July 20 at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, July 21

Terminal is hosting Making Remote Official: The elements of a successful remote work policy. Join Distribute Director of Communications & Senior Remote Work Consultant Megan Dilley and Terminal’s Tejal Parekh, Chief Marketing Officer, in a live webinar on Wednesday, July 21 at 2 p.m. to learn the key components of any remote work plan and get started putting together a winning remote work policy for your business.

The Romance By The Book bookclub is back at 8 p.m. Join Kayleigh Platz to chat about Anne of Manhattan by Brina Starler.

Thursday, July 22

Wesley! Trivial Soup has Star Trek: The Next Generation trivia online.

TWB Brewing Co-Op has DJ Tom spinning 60’s soul and R&B every Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Yuk Yuk’s on Tour moves to the Boston Pizza KingPin patio with Rob Pue, Kyle Hickey and Cal Post. 8 p.m.

Friday, July 23

The Crazy Canuck DTK has Rusty Nail comedy – two shows starting at 7 p.m.

Bingemans On the Grand has a double feature – Ghostbusters and Jerry McGuire starting at 9:30 p.m.

Princess Cinemas has multiple showings of Summer Of Soul (...or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised) and Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain this week. Check their calendar for showtimes. In a movie theatre and everything.

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The Apollo re-opens on July 23 with screenings of Zola. Check their schedule for updates.

Saturday, July 24

Bestival is back, baby. Check out Kids' Art Programming for at Workshop 660 (corner of Belmont Avenue and Glasgow Street). Kids will be able to help with a Belong Together project to provide tiles for participants to decorate and create a unique Bestival mural. Registration required. There’s also an all ages art program where you can take a needle felting dolls class. Registration required for that one too.

Celebrate National Tequila Day all weekend long with the team at Taco Farm.

Jacob’s Grill has Colin Gray live on the patio starting at 6 p.m.

Sunday, July 25

Shannon Lyon plays the Sugar Run patio every Sunday at 5 p.m.

White Rabbit has DJs on the patio starting at 7 p.m.

Monday, July 26

BeccaHosts has online Harry Potter Trivia at 8 p.m.


Ways to support local.


What to read.

Blues Festival returns as Waterloo Region enters step 3 (The Record)

Andrew Coppolino reviews Sari-Sari Filipino Cuisine (blog)

Alex Bielak takes a tour of the burgers at the Hemlock Burger Barn (The Record)

Khwof (Fear): Reflections on being Pakistani-Muslim in Canada (insideWaterloo)