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8 Amazing Things to Do this Summer in DTK!

warsaw-100294_1920July 7 & 8 – Cruising on King

Friday, July 7 and Saturday, July 8 is Cruising on King, one of North America’s largest classic car shows/parades. Come check out classic cars lining King Street to the sounds of The Caverners Beatles Tribute Band.

July 9 & 10 – Kultrún World Music Festival

Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 10 is the Kultrún World Music Festival in Victoria Park. This is a free, family-friendly celebration of diversity featuring local, national, and international world music bands, interactive activities, workshops, performance art, a food, craft, and art market, and more. The festival runs Saturday from noon to 11 p.m., and Sunday noon to 9 p.m.

July 12 – Movie in the Park: Back to the Future

On Wednesday, July 12 the 1985 classic film, Back to the Future will play in Civic Centre Park, presented by Apollo Cinema. The screening will begin around 9 p.m. and Apollo will be serving popcorn! Bring your own blanket or seat.

July 14-16 – Ribfest

On Friday, July 14 to Sunday, July 16, head to Victoria Park for some delicious barbequed ribs and chicken, craft-brewed beer, and live entertainment! This event is free to attend, with food and drink available for purchase.

July 15 – OutLoud Music Series at Open Sesame

On Saturday, July 15 at 7:30 p.m. at Open Sesame, OutLoud returns for its third show in 2017! This time featuring Alan Charlebois and Seline Arsenault. Brought to you by Page 1 Productions in partnership with Open Sesame, they are excited to welcome both Alan and Seline to the stage.

July 21 – ONtour: Kitchener Waterloo

Celebrate #Ontario150 with a FREE concert in Kitchener Waterloo on July 21st!

The ONtour Concert Series will provide the soundtrack of Summer 2017; showcasing some of Ontario’s brightest musical talent and enhancing its reputation as one of the most vibrant, diverse, live music venues in the world. The best part of it all: the event is free, rain/shine, and open to music-lovers of all ages!

July 22 – Rock and Rumble

Saturday, July 22 is the 6th annual Rock and Rumble in Carl Zehr Square. This must attend event for motorcycle enthusiasts and concert goers includes live music, food trucks, craft brewery, motorcycles, boxing on the square and more!

August 11 – Kitchener Blues Festival

Thursday, August 10 to Sunday, August 13 is the Kitchener Blues Festival, one of Canada’s Largest Blues Festivals! The fun starts on Thursday at 6:15 p.m. on the Clocktower Stage in Victoria Park with The Sheepdogs! Get your tickets at ticketscene.ca.

Celebrate Coworking Week with us August 2-5!

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International Coworking Week is coming up and Treehaus is ready to celebrate with a full week of fun events for learning, bringing members together and having a great time!

Tuesday, August 2 | Open Haus & Chair Graffiti 1-4pm

We’ll kick things off with an Open Haus 1-4pm on Tuesday! Are you or your friends in coworking at Treehaus? Want to meet some new members? Just interested in the amazing snacks including cookies and lemonade? Come visit the Treehaus Open Haus!

Plus, we’re doing some chair graffiti! Bring your old glitter glue and spray paint (we’ll have some too) and we’ll use our creative side to decorate a chair for the space during the Open Haus!

Wednesday, August 3 | Free Coworking, Yoga in the Park & Happy Hour 12-7pm

Wednesday is all about celebrating our amazing location and community. At noon, we’ll head to Yoga in the Park with Queen Street Yoga, for some free de-stressing and time outdoors. Then we’ll host some Free Coworking for the afternoon until 5 p.m., followed by Happy Hour at the Boathouse in Victoria Park! This is the perfect day to introduce your friends to the beauty of working right in a park, and an ideal mix of fun and productivity!

Thursday, August 4 | Lunch & Learn 12-2pm

On Thursday we’ll get down to business (and pizza!) with a Lunch and Learn! Join us and Rob Clement from the Small Business Centre for a hands-on Business Model Canvas Workshop, and a free lunch! The workshop will enable participants to sketch out their business ideas or explore a new direction for a service or product. Bring your friends to check out Treehaus, learn something new and eat some delicious pizza.

Friday, August 5 | Board Games & Blues Fest 1-9pm

Fridays are for kicking back and getting ready for a weekend of fun! We’ll celebrate in this spirit with a Board Game Afternoon, plus slushies and snacks. Feel free to bring in some of your own games, and be prepared to get competitive and have a great time!

After an afternoon of board games, we’ll step right out our back door to Kitchener Blues Festival for free concerts starting at 5pm on the OLG Clock Tower Stage!

 

Written by Laura Janzen, Community Manager