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    Saturday March 07, 2015 - 10:00 am — TheMuseum - Kitchener
    Come experience the world as it was millions of years ago. Dinosaurs | The Edge of Extinction uncovers a century of research about both Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus Rex – two of the most well-known dinosaurs – and how they lived until the Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction. It will reveal the interdependence between the species, their environment, and the forces that shaped both their life and extinction. Through new, technology-based interactive stations you will get to see the world through the eyes of different dinosaurs, learn how a Pterosaur flies, and walk among these giants. Meet THEMUSEUM’s dinosaur family and interact with an infant Triceratops and T-Rex, and have your bravery tested when you take part in a newly developed program that allows you to come face to face with a walking, roaring dinosaur.
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    Sunday May 10, 2015 - 10:00 am — Joseph Schneider Haus - Kitchener
    A quilt exhibit showcasing quilt artists from across Canada! On exhibit to September 27, 2015. Wednesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. July and August Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. General admission rates - Adults $6 + hst, Seniors/Students $5  + hst, Children $4 + hst, Family $15 + hst Please call 519-742-7752 for more information.
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    Wednesday May 13, 2015 - 11:00 am — McDOUGALL COTTAGE - CAMBRIDGE
    Paint the Grand - Call for Artists! June 8, 2015On June 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Artists, of all levels, are invited to set up their easels within walking distance of McDougall Cottage to paint a piece en plein air. Finished pieces will be donated and then placed on Exhibit and sold at Silent Auction from September 11 to December 13.  All proceeds support the Friends of McDougall’s annual Musician-in-Residence program. REGISTRATION DEADLINE is May 29, 2015. Rain date is June 14 For more information and the online entry form, visit the McDougall Cottage website:  
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    Friday June 19, 2015 - 09:30 am — Waterloo Region Museum / Doon Heritage Village - Kitchener
    Discover the history of brewing, and the selling and consuming of beer in Canada, with a focus on over 175 years of brewing tradition in Waterloo Region. Learn how beer is made, the impact Prohibition had on the brewing industry, and the evolution of craft breweries. From public houses to bars, Temperance societies to Mothers Against Drunk Driving – explore the cultural and social influences of beer. Don't miss this great exhibit that opens at the Waterloo Region Museum in the summer of 2015!
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    Sunday July 05, 2015 - 13:00 pm — Waterloo Region Museum / Doon Heritage Village - Kitchener
    Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song. This week's featured artist is The Haret. The Haret plays prewar music from around the world on homemade, invented, experimental, and forgotten instruments. This year's  performances feature the fotdella (a foot operated upright  bass), a foot bass  accordion, the guitar machine, and others you'll have to attend a performance to see. Join us for a look in the galleries, a visit to the village and enjoy an afternoon of music on the patio.
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    Monday July 06, 2015 - 08:00 am — TheMuseum - Kitchener
    Come along, Captain Camper, on our mission to Mars! Galaxy Quest at THEMUSEUM’s summer camp offers out of this world activities and crafts – launch a rocket into the atmosphere and create your very own planet. Put on your space helmet and prepare for touchdown as we explore the wonders of outer space and even land in a crater on the moon!
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    Thursday July 09, 2015 - 20:00 pm — Victoria Park Pavilion - Kitchener
    An Intimate & Interactive Gala with Three Top Kultrún Artists. Jul 9 2015 - 8:00pm Victoria Park Pavilion 80 Schneider Ave, Kitchener
    BACK-TO-BACK PERFORMANCES BY Anita Tijoux Hip Hop Activist, Latin Pop Star & Latin Grammy Winner & Nominee Chico Trujillo Chile’s Rockinest Ska-Cumbia Orchestra Lucho Quequezana Top Peruvian Composer, 2015 Bellas Artes Winner & 2014 Latin Grammy Nominee
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    Friday July 10, 2015 - 17:00 pm — Victoria Park - Kitchener
    July 10 ->PAN AM AND PARAPAN AM GAMES SHOWCASE OF ARTISTS @Civic Centre Park (FREE) - 5pm July 11-12 ->Kultrún Festival @Victoria Park (FREE)- 12pm THE HEARTBEAT OF WORLD MUSIC Live Music! All-ages workshops by professional artists!! Interactive activities for kids, and more community partners!!! ****Artists Performing July 10 at Civic Centre Park**** WOMYN'S QUINTET DRUMS OF THE DIASPORA Lucho Quequezana ORQUESTA TIPICA DE FERNANDEZ FIERRO Roberto Lopez Project Anita Tijoux ****Artists Performing July 11 at Victoria Park!!**** Saltarello Orquesta Típica Fernández Fierro LE BAL à L'HUILE TANIA NARANJO Y MINNA WEURLANDER La Chiva Gantiva Shaka Tribu Baharu Chico Trujillo PUPY Y LOS QUE SON SONON ****Artists Performing July12 at Victoria Park!!**** DRUMHAND Amai Kuda & Y Josephine Som Bit PAULO FLORES VOX SAMBOU Adonis Puentes Shaka Tribu Baharu
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    Sunday July 12, 2015 - 09:00 am — Waterloo Masonic Lodge - Waterloo
    National Service Dogs (NSD) will be hosting The NSD Ride, Sunday, July 12, 2015 at 9 a.m. Hop on your hog, chopper or scoot and join us for a scenic ride through Mennonite country captained by 1st C.A.V. Army Veteran Association and Gulf-Kuwait Motorcycle Unit.  Registration and pictures with puppies begins at 9 a.m. at the Waterloo Masonic Lodge, 440 Weber Street North, Waterloo.  Bikes depart at 10 a.m. for the ride, followed by a complimentary lunch and prizes in the Masonic Hall.  Register online at and start collecting pledges today!   The NSD Ride supports NSD’s Certified Service Dogs for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) program.  This program was developed in 2011 as an effective intervention in the treatment of PTSD for veterans and first responders.  Help us get more service dogs to the people who need them!   National Service dogs play an integral role in the lives of those who depend on them.  They empower children with autism, restore independence to veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and support individuals with physical and mental trauma. For nearly 20 years National Service Dogs have been changing lives for the better!  As one NSD client described it, “My National Service Dog has given me my life back.”  
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    Sunday July 12, 2015 - 13:00 pm — Waterloo Region Museum / Doon Heritage Village - Kitchener
    Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song. This week's featured artist is Hunters Corners. Hunter’s Corners was the 19th Century name for the intersection of what is now HWY 8 and 24 in Cambridge, ON. It was so-called because there was an inn there at that time called The Royal Oak which was owned by a man named Hunter. The duo of Bill Nesbitt (concertina, harmonica, vocals & jaw harp and Brad McEwen (citterns & vocals) chose this name because of its local connection. As well as being a musician for Oakville Ale & Sword Dancers, Bill specializes in traditional songs and tunes from Newfoundland. Brad has spent many years with the traditional folk music of the British Isles and has most recently focused on both Canadian variants of British Isles ballads and songs from Canadian history. Join us for a look in the galleries, a visit to the village and enjoy an afternoon of music on the patio.
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