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Upcoming Events

Museum Daily Activities

Start Date Thursday, January 1, 2015

End Date Thursday, December 31, 2015

Time Regular Hours

Daily activity schedule for February 23 to March 1.
Daily activity schedule for March 2 to 8.

Tots Time - Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Tuesday, January 20, 2015

End Date Thursday, June 18, 2015

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5.

Ocean Bound!

Start Date Friday, January 30, 2015

End Date Sunday, May 10, 2015

A new exhibition called Ocean Bound! explores the science of watersheds, aquatic animals and oceans. Embark on a journey through watersheds to see how everyone’s actions on land affect our oceans. The exhibit presents fun environmental science for the whole family!

Camp Registration: Adventures in Time Summer Day Camp

Start Date Saturday, March 7, 2015

End Date Saturday, March 7, 2015

Time 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. - members only 10 a.m. to noon - general public

Register for Adventures in Time Summer Day Camps.

Workshop: Growing Indoor Seedlings

Start Date Saturday, March 7, 2015

End Date Saturday, March 7, 2015

Time 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

This annual workshop helps novice gardeners explore their green thumb potential. Learn about seed germination, seed storage, soil, watering, lighting and tricks for keeping seedlings healthy and compact.

All About Undertaking: Funeral Businesses and Practices in Waterloo County

Start Date Monday, March 9, 2015

End Date Monday, March 9, 2015

Time 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Author and local historian Marion Roes discusses both the changing rituals around death and burial practices of cultural groups within the Region and the people who have made a career providing those services.

March Break Week

Start Date Saturday, March 14, 2015

End Date Sunday, March 22, 2015

Visit Waterloo Region Museum over the March Break Week holiday!

Syrian Children's Art Exhibit

Start Date Saturday, March 14, 2015

End Date Sunday, March 22, 2015

A Syrian Children's art exhibit takes place during the March Break week called Kids are the Future.

Soup Fest

Start Date Friday, March 20, 2015

End Date Friday, March 20, 2015

Time 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

'Just Add Water' 6th Annual Soup Fest in Support of the Waterloo Wellington Children’s Groundwater Festival.

World Water Day

Start Date Sunday, March 22, 2015

End Date Sunday, March 22, 2015

A day to raise awareness of the importance of clean drinking water for everyone.

Ocean Bound! Water Talk

Start Date Monday, March 23, 2015

End Date Monday, March 23, 2015

Time 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Dan Meagher – The Story of Water in Waterloo Region.

Tea & Talk

Start Date Tuesday, March 24, 2015

End Date Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Time 2 p.m.

Outhouses, Body Odour, and Bad Breath: A Fun Look at 150 Years of Health and Hygiene

Friends of Waterloo Region Museum Annual Meeting

Start Date Wednesday, April 1, 2015

End Date Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Time 7 p.m.

Annual General Meeting that reviews activities in 2014 and plans for 2015. All welcome.

Easter Weekend Activities

Start Date Saturday, April 4, 2015

End Date Monday, April 6, 2015

Easter Weekend Activities at the Waterloo Region Museum.

Easter Sunrise Service

Start Date Sunday, April 5, 2015

End Date Sunday, April 5, 2015

Time 7 a.m.

The 50th annual Easter Sunrise Service at the historic Freeport United Brethren Church in Doon Heritage Village.

Workshop: Pruning Trees and Shrubs

Start Date Saturday, April 11, 2015

End Date Saturday, April 11, 2015

Time 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Bob Wildfong, Doon Heritage Village’s Heritage Gardener, will teach participants about basic pruning of trees, shrubs and vines.

25th Annual Volunteer Breakfast

Start Date Wednesday, April 15, 2015

End Date Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Time 7:30 to 10 a.m.

The staff at the Waterloo Region Museum, Joseph Schneider Haus, McDougall Cottage and the Region of Waterloo Libraries are hosting our annual volunteer appreciation breakfast at the Waterloo Region Museum. Free for volunteers.

Tea & Talk

Start Date Thursday, April 16, 2015

End Date Thursday, April 16, 2015

Time 2 p.m.

Outhouses, Body Odour, and Bad Breath: A Fun Look at 150 Years of Health and Hygiene

PD Day Fun!

Start Date Friday, April 17, 2015

End Date Friday, April 17, 2015

Time 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Visit and enjoy special time with your child during a PD Day!

Earth Day Weekend

Start Date Saturday, April 18, 2015

End Date Sunday, April 19, 2015

A celebration featuring Water activities. General admission rates apply.

KWS Kinderconcert

Start Date Saturday, April 18, 2015

End Date Saturday, April 18, 2015

Time 9:30 a.m.

The Waterloo Region Museum in partnership with the K-W Symphony invites you to the first concert of the fall/winter Kinderconcert Series: Toot, Bang and Swish!

Ocean Bound Water Talk

Start Date Monday, April 20, 2015

End Date Monday, April 20, 2015

Time 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Dave Shultz - Learn about the role the Grand River Conservation Authority plays in protecting and managing our most precious resource, water.

Waterloo Region Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Start Date Sunday, April 26, 2015

End Date Sunday, April 26, 2015

Time 2 p.m.

Community members and groups are inducted into the Waterloo Region Hall of Fame

Doon Heritage Village Season Opening

Start Date Friday, May 1, 2015

End Date Friday, May 1, 2015

Time 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Visit the picturesque 60-acre living history village that showcases what life was like in Waterloo Region in the year 1914.