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December 12th, 2022: What’s Happening in Your Neighbourhood?

Have you ever wondered what’s happening in your neighbourhood?

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Looking to make this holiday season merry and bright? Enjoy the nostalgia of Christmases past with A Vintage Christmas – Christmas Lights Experience hosted by the Waterloo Central Railway. Let this train ride take you back in time while dazzling you with the glow of 15,000 spectacular lights!


Speaking of Christmases past, LEG Up! is offering a History of Christmas class. Register today to come and learn about and discuss the history of Christmas and various Christmas traditions. That will be sure to put you on Santa’s ‘Nice List’.

The History of Christmas – KW Habilitation Shop


Nothing drums up quite so much excitement as some festive holiday music. A cannot miss performance of Yuletide Spectacular by the KW Symphony offers waltzes, polkas, choirs, dancers, and possibly even a visit from Santa Claus himself!


Click here –Programs & Registration – NEIGHBOURHOOD GROUPS AT MILL-COURTLAND COMMUNITY CENTRE (  –  to see what’s happening at Mill Courtland Community Centre

Click here –Activity search | Active Kitchener (   – to see what’s happening at the Downtown Community Centre

Click here –Activity search | Active Kitchener ( – to see what’s happening at Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre


There are plenty of ways to get out and about in Waterloo Region outside your neighbourhood association including:


Take & Make Kits – Kwanzaa, Hanukkah and Christmas

Monday December 12, 2022
9:30AM – 9:00PM
$2 entrance fee
Waterloo Public Library – 35 Albert Street, Waterloo, Ontario
Tiny Christmas Book Garland Take & Make Kit – Waterloo Public Library (


Eco-Friendly Holiday Market

Tuesday December 13, 2022
4:00PM – 8:00PM
Kitchener City Hall, 1st Floor, Rotunda – 200 King Street West, Kitchener, Ontario
ECO-FRIENDLY HOLIDAY MARKET Tickets, Tue, 13 Dec 2022 at 4:00 PM | Eventbrite


Block Print Holiday Cards 50+

Thursday December 15, 2022
10:30AM – 12:30PM
Button Factory Arts – 25 Regina Street South, Waterloo, Ontario
Dec. 15th: Block Print Holiday Cards | Kate Short (Creative Workshops 50+) (


Youth Social – Holiday Celebration

Thursday December 15, 2022
KW Habilitation – LEG Up! – 109 Sydney Street South, Kitchener, Ontario
LEG Up! Thursday Night Youth Social -Holiday Celebration December 15, 2022 6-8 PM – KW Habilitation Shop


A Vintage Christmas – Christmas Lights Experience

December 15 to December 18, 2022
$50.00 +
Market Station – 330 Farmers Market, St. Jacobs, Ontario
Christmas Lights Tour in Jacobs, ON | Waterloo Central Railway


Starry Nights

Friday December 16, 2022
6:00PM – 9:00PM
Waterloo Region Museum – 10 Huron Road, Kitchener, Ontario
Starry Night at Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum Tickets, Multiple Dates | Eventbrite


Live Music at The Jazz Room

December 16 to December 18, 2022
Various times
$16.00 +
The Jazz Room – 59 King Street North, Waterloo, Ontario
Calendar – The Jazz Room (


Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Yuletide Spectacular

December 16 to December 18, 2022
Starting at 2:30PM or 8:30PM
Centre In The Square -101 Queen Street North, Kitchener, Ontario
Yuletide Spectacular – KW Symphony


A Family Christmas Concert – Jamie Warren & Katy Topham

Saturday December 17, 2022
8:00PM – 10:00PM
KW Little Theatre – 9 Princess Street East, Waterloo, Ontario
Calendar – Kitchener-Waterloo Little Theatre (


Holly Jolly Christmas Market

Sunday December 18, 2022
10:00AM – 3:00PM
FREE entry
Victoria Park East Golf – 1096 Victoria Road South, Puslinch, Ontario
Holly Jolly Christmas Market Tickets, Sun, 18 Dec 2022 at 10:00 AM | Eventbrite


Country Christmas

Sunday December 18, 2022
12:00PM – 4:00PM
Doon Heritage Village – 10 Huron Road, Kitchener, Ontario
Country Christmas (


Family Paint Party

Sunday December 18, 2022
4:00PM – 5:30PM
Descendants Beer and Beverage Co. – 319 Victoria Street North, Kitchener, Ontario
Family Paint Party Tickets, Sun, Dec 18, 2022 at 4:00 PM | Eventbrite