November 20, 2023: What’s Happening in Your Neighbourhood?

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Looking to find the perfect gift for that special someone? Enjoy handmade and local shopping experiences, full of all things festive this weekend!  The “Wonderfully Made Holiday Market” and the “Rockway Christmas Market” are both taking place this Saturday. Admission is free!  Click below for more information on these events.

Wonderfully Made Holiday Market Tickets, Sat, 25 Nov 2023 at 10:00 AM | Eventbrite

Rockway Christmas Market | Rockway Community Centre, 1405 King St E, Kitchener | To Do Canada


Step into the world of pure imagination with Roald Dahl’s scrumptious musical adventure, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. With beloved songs from the original film, this everlasting show-stopper is the perfect tongue-tastic treat – just in time for the holiday season!  A relaxed performance date is also being offered, which will be sensitive to and welcoming of all abilities, and will have a less restricted audience environment. Shows will be running from November 21st to December 24th.  Click below for tickets!

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory | The Grand Theatre


Enjoy time with friends around the fire and join in on an old-fashioned candy-making party! Learn to make sweet treats like sugarplums, maple cream fudge, and participate in an old-fashioned taffy candy pull. Take home a box of treats, enjoy time around the open fire, making popcorn and drinking hot chocolate.  Bring a date, a friend, or make new friends at this fun hands on workshop!  More details in the link below.

Holiday Candy Making Party (


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

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

Click here – Rockway Centre – City of Kitchener to see what’s happening at Rockway Centre


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


Clay Snowfolk Workshop

Wednesday November 22, 2023
6:00PM – 9:00PM
Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery – 25 Caroline Street North, Waterloo, Ontario
Clay Snowfolk Workshop with Judy Donaldson Tickets, Wed, 22 Nov 2023 at 6:00 PM | Eventbrite


Wonders of Beeswax

Thursday November 23, 2023
10:30AM – 11:30AM
Waterloo Public Library – 2001 University Avenue East, Waterloo, Ontario
Wonders of Beeswax – Waterloo Public Library (


Everything 90’s Edition Speed Dating (Ages 28-38)

Thursday November 23, 2023
7:00PM – 9:00PM
Counterpoint Brewing Company – 935 Frederick Street, Kitchener, Ontario
Everything 90s Edition Speed Dating Ages 28-38 (Happy Hours) Tickets, Thu, Nov 23, 2023 at 7:00 PM | Eventbrite


Ugly Sweater Pajama Party (Ages 19+)

Thursday November 23, 2023
Phil’s Grandson’s Place – 220 King Street North, Waterloo, Ontario
Ugly Sweater Pajama Party @ Phils (19+) Tickets, Thu, 23 Nov 2023 at 10:00 PM | Eventbrite


The Sounds of Christmas

Friday November 24, 2023
$20.00 – $35.00
WMB Church – 245 Lexington Road, Waterloo, Ontario
The Sounds of Christmas | WMB Church, 245 Lexington Road, Waterloo | To Do Canada


St. Jacobs Market District Sip n’ Shop

Friday November 24, 2023
4:00PM – 9:00PM
Waterloo Regional Municipality – 878 Weber Street North, Woolwhich, Ontario
Sip n’ Shop | St.JacobsMarket (


Phil Kline’s Unsilent Night

Friday November 24, 2023
City Hall Civic Square – 50 Dickson Street, Cambridge, Ontario
Phil Kline’s Unsilent Night – City of Cambridge


KWLT Presents: The Funeral To End All Funerals

Friday November 24, 2023
8:00PM – 10:00PM
$20.00 – $25.00
9 Princess Street East, Waterloo, Ontario
KWLT Presents: The Funeral To End All Funerals (


Printmaking: Silk-Screening (Ages 12-18)

Saturday November 25, 2023
1:00PM – 2:00PM
Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery – 101 Queen Street North, Kitchener, Ontario
Printmaking: Silk-screening ┃ Teen Program | Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery (


Paper Clay Holiday Ornaments

Saturday November 25, 2023
1:00PM – 4:00PM
Button Factory Arts – 25 Regina Street South, Waterloo, Ontario
Paper Clay Holiday Ornaments | Tanner Van Vliet (


West Coast Swing Dance Party (Beginners Welcome)

Saturday November 25, 2023
7:00PM – 11:00PM
The Underdog Dance Corp. – 71 King Street North, Waterloo, Ontario
West Coast Swing Dance Party (Beginners Welcome!) Tickets, Sat, 25 Nov 2023 at 7:00 PM | Eventbrite


Drag Me Downtown Holiday Edition

Saturday November 25, 2023
8:00PM – 11:00PM
EVO Kitchen & Bar – 31 Water Street South, Cambridge, Ontario
Drag Me Downtown, Holiday Edition Tickets, Sat, 25 Nov 2023 at 8:00 PM | Eventbrite


Zumbathon Fundraising for Mental Health

Sunday November 26, 2023
12:30PM – 3:30PM
John Dolson Centre – 212 South Street, Cambridge, Ontario
Zumbathon Fundraising for Mental Health | John Dolson Centre, 212 South Street, Cambridge | To Do Canada


Embodied Painting with Watercolour

Sunday November 26, 2023
1:00PM – 4:00PM
The Conscious Cove – 7 Duke Street West, Kitchener, Ontario
Embodied Painting with Watercolor Tickets, Sun, Nov 26, 2023 at 1:00 PM | Eventbrite


A Celebration of the Holidays

Sunday November 26, 2023
3:00PM – 5:30PM
$5.00 – $25.00
Knox Presbyterian Church – 50 Erb Street West, Waterloo, Ontario
A Celebration of the Holidays – Kitchener Waterloo Chamber Orchestra (