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TL;WR for November 23 through November 29 2021

What to do.

Tuesday, November 23

The Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce’s YNCU Chamber Young Professionals presents 60 Leadership Tips in 60 Minutes with Beisan Zubi, Cavell Johnson, Hsiu-Li Wang, Jody Palubiski, John Hazell, and Melissa Durrell. Tuesday, Nov. 23 at 4:30 PM.

The Sales Leaders P2P’s meetup this month is Winning the Tech Talent War. Learn tips and tricks to find the right talent for your organization and secure their commitment. Tuesday, Nov. 23 at 3 PM.

The Canadian Clay & Glass Museum has their Fused Glass Ornament Workshop at 7 PM. Guest Instructor Laurie Spieker will guide participants in the creation of unique and beautiful fused glass ornaments in this fun evening session.

Dan Mangan plays Centre in the Square at 8 PM with special guest Georgia Harmer.

Wednesday, November 24

The Toastmasters d’Expression Française de Kitchener are hosting a virtual open house for intermediate French speakers in Waterloo Region looking for the chance to speak French in a friendly, encouraging environment. Contact them on toastmasters.efk@gmail.com to get more details.

Are you a charity trying to do marketing on a budget? SVP Waterloo Region has you covered with the first in their Marketing Series events. Join them for a webinar on storytelling and how you can make the most of digital marketing with limited resources. Wednesday, Nov. 24 at 12 PM.

The Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery’s Open Conversations series presents Glodeane Brown, Founder and Editor of the Culture Fancier blog, in conversation with KWAG’s new Curator, Darryn Doull. Learn more about Darryn through this discussion of his previous roles, his curatorial philosophy, and how both will inform his work at KWAG going forward. Wednesday, Nov. 24 at 8:30 PM.

Back at the Centre in the Square, it’s Buffy Sainte Marie with special guest Whitehorse at 8 PM.

Thursday, November 25

The Button Factory’s Intro to Block Printing 4-part workshop with artist Kate Short starts tonight at 6 PM. Learn how to carve out an image to print on paper again and again in this introductory block printing class.

Friday, November 26

Join the Product Management Peer 2 Peer on Nov. 26 at 12 PM to learn more about Product Discovery with Jacob George, Head of Product from Founders Factory.

After two sold-out outdoor shows, Pinch Cabaret is moving indoors for another night of unexpected delights! Hosted by storyteller and internationally touring artist Ben Gorodetsky. Bringing his mix of NYC nightlife cabaret and spontaneous improv comedy, Ben curates diverse bills that surprise and stimulate audiences. Friday, Nov. 26 at 8 PM.

Celebrate our local artists and arts scene at the online Arts Awards Waterloo Region event this Friday, Nov. 26 at 7 PM.

The Button Factory’s Queer Craft Circle starts at 5:30 PM. This free online event meets the last Friday of each month to create arts & crafts with local artists. All supplies are included and will be ready for pick-up at Button Factory Arts before meet-ups.

Crown Lands play Maxwell’s at 7:30 PM.

Juliet Dunn and ‘Le Trio Parisien’ play the Jazz Room - convert sponsored by DIVA International. Friday, Nov. 26 at 8 PM.

Saturday, November 27

Nature might be healing, but that doesn’t mean your teeth are. The Apollo Cinema presents All You Can Eat Cereal and Cartoons starting at 11 AM. It’s an exciting Saturday Morning ritual of non-stop retro cartoons, and binge on the multi-colored sugary cereals that used to be a part of every “balanced” breakfast.

Laurier’s Community Music Ensemble Concert starts at 3 PM in the Maureen Forrester Recital Hall. Join the first and second year students of the Community Music Ensemble for their first concert of the term.

5 Against 1 play live at Rhythm & Brews starting at 8 PM.

BACA plays live at Tapestry Hall in Cambridge. Doors at 6, music at 8.

Who Made Who, an amazing AC/DC Tribute, play Maxwell’s at 7:30 PM.

Sunday, November 28

Celebrate the start of Hanukkah with Jewish Waterloo’s menorah parade and menorah lighting in Uptown Waterloo.

Button Factory Arts invites you to join vocalist and pianist Meghan Bunce in a boisterous afternoon of songs for The Winter Solstice, Hanukkah and Christmas favourites from the comfort of your home. This event joins people of all ages and geographies on Zoom. Sunday, Nov. 28 at 3 PM.

Coming up in November

A Days for Girls Canada and Changing The Flow present It's Great To Advocate with special guest Diana Nelson, Global Advocacy Director for Days for Girls International.
Diana give an update on what is happening globally in the menstrual health sector, as well as highlight some of the MH work Days for Girls is doing globally, including several recent wins from Global North volunteers. Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 12:30 PM.

Ways to get involved.

Attention songwriters and poets →

What to read.

El Antojo for arepas (Andrew Coppolino)

What is punk? (Community Edition)

Finding new ways to connect charities and donors (Communitech Tech News)