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Posted On Friday, March 22, 2024

Waterloo Region – The Region of Waterloo is seeking input from residents on the future programming, experiences, stories, and new uses at Doon Heritage Village.
Like other cultural institutions around the world, The Region of Waterloo's Doon Heritage Village is reflecting on which stories of culture and heritage it shares – and which are missing. The Region of Waterloo Museum team is seeking input from the community on how it might expand the stories, resources...

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Posted On Thursday, March 07, 2024

Waterloo Region – The Region of Waterloo Museums and Libraries offer a wide variety of daily activities during March Break. With programming for all ages, this is the ideal opportunity to explore the Region’s cultural offerings. Explore our three historic sites  Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum ,  McDougall Cottage  and  Schneider Haus  each offering March Break activities included with admission, and a few ticketed events ($)....
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Posted On Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Waterloo Region  – Schneider Haus is excited to unveil their new children’s Discovery Space, specifically curated for tiny hands and big imaginations. Inspired by a love of unstructured play, the Discovery Space is the vision of the Schneider Haus team, designed to embrace the “messy play movement.” Covering 675 square feet, the Discovery Space is intended to break conventional boundaries and promote exploration, creativity, and learning through...
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Posted On Thursday, January 25, 2024

Waterloo Region  – The Region of Waterloo Museums are excited to announce the opening of BEES!, a special exhibition developed by Museum of Surrey in collaboration with the Honeybee Centre, and funded by the Government of Canada. This exciting exhibit opens at the Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum on Friday, January 26 at 3 p.m.
This bilingual (English/French) exhibit, inspires respect for bees and shows how bee health is an indicator of the health of the...

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Posted On Friday, November 24, 2023

Waterloo Region, ON  – Diwali, also known as the ‘festival of lights’ is celebrated through the month of November and beyond. Widely observed among more than a billion people from a variety of faiths across India and its diaspora. Diwali originated on the Indian subcontinent and transcends religious and cultural lines in symbolizing the triumph of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. For some, Diwali...
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