Waterloo Region Museum is the largest community museum in Ontario. Our main gallery tells the story of Waterloo Region and our feature gallery showcases local and travelling exhibits from around the world. Waterloo Region Museum is open daily and is the entrance to Doon Heritage Village.

Waterloo Region Museum

Doon Heritage Village is a picturesque 60 acre living history village that shows visitors what life was like in Waterloo Region in 1914. The village is open seasonally from May 1 to December 23. One admission price includes entry to the Waterloo Region Museum exhibit galleries and village.

Doon Heritage Village

Joseph Schneider Haus is a dynamic community museum and local landmark in downtown Kitchener that is a National Historic Site. The 1816 Georgian frame farmhouse was built by one of the area’s first pioneers, Joseph Schneider, a Pennsylvania-German Mennonite.

Joseph Schneider Haus

McDougall Cottage, an 1858 granite and limestone labourer’s dwelling, is located in downtown Cambridge. Home for more than a century to two families of hardworking Scots, the McDougalls and the Bairds, this charming cottage boasts the most spectacular hand-painted friezes and trompe l’oeil ceilings in Ontario.

McDougall Cottage

Upcoming Events

Closed for the Season

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Friday, December 25, 2015

End Date Saturday, February 13, 2016

Thank you for a great year! Joseph Schneider Haus closes for the season on December 25 and re-opens in the new year February 13, 2016.

Closed for the Season

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Monday, January 4, 2016

End Date Thursday, March 3, 2016

Thank you for a great year! McDougall Cottage is closed for the season with a special opening on February 15. The Cottage opens for the new season on March 3.

Daily Activities

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Monday, January 11, 2016

End Date Saturday, December 24, 2016

Time Regular Hours

Engaging and fun activities for the whole family! Ask for a schedule of activities at museum reception when you arrive.

Daily activity schedule for February 1 to 7

Daily activity schedule for February 8 to 15

Tots Time Programs

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Tuesday, January 12, 2016

End Date Thursday, June 30, 2016

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme and the time will be filled with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your little one grow.

IN THE DARK

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Friday, February 5, 2016

End Date Sunday, May 8, 2016

Time Open during regular operating hours.

Our new exhibit for 2016 opens on February 5! Be immersed in a world of darkness! This engaging exhibit invites visitors of all ages to explore life that exists on our planet with little or no light.

Workshop: Valentines Wreath

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, February 6, 2016

End Date Saturday, February 6, 2016

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

Learn how to make a Valentines Wreath.

Tots Time Workshop: Valentine's Wreath for Kids

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, February 6, 2016

End Date Saturday, February 6, 2016

Time 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Join us this Valentine’s weekend and watch and/or help your child create a beautiful Valentine’s wreath for the front door. Make a sweet wreath for this sweet filled time of year!

Workshop: Chocolate Lovers

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, February 6, 2016

End Date Saturday, February 6, 2016

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

Satisfy your inner chocoholic by taking part in this deliciously fun workshop and end up with a tray of chocolaty goodness to take home for Valentines Day.

Moms and Babes Morning Out

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Wednesday, February 10, 2016

End Date Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Are you a new mom looking for some adult time with other new moms? The Waterloo Region Museum is offering a new program for new moms. Visit today and learn the basics of bread making.

Family Day Weekend

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, February 13, 2016

End Date Sunday, February 14, 2016

Time 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Visit us Saturday and Sunday on Family Day Weekend to explore our newest exhibit called In The Dark! Be immersed in a world of darkness! Visitors of all ages can explore life that exists on our planet with little or no light.

ANIMA ÜRBEM

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, February 13, 2016

End Date Sunday, June 26, 2016

ANIMA ÜRBEM Art and Media Exhibit by Folk Artist-in-Residence Filmmaker James Anthony Usas.

On Exhibit February 13 to June 26
Opening Reception: February 13, 1 to 4 p.m. Exhibit hours: Wednesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.

Season Opening – Family Day Weekend

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, February 13, 2016

End Date Saturday, February 13, 2016

Time 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reception 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday hours 1 to 5 p.m.

The Museum opens for the season with the launch of our New Exhibit: Anima Ürbem, featuring art and media pieces created by our 2016 Folk Artist-in-Residence (FAIR), Filmmaker James Anthony Usas.

Family Day

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Monday, February 15, 2016

End Date Monday, February 15, 2016

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

Bring the entire family to see the Waterloo Region Museum and take part in fun family activities throughout the day. Visit the new exhibit ‘In The Dark’ and explore the mysteries of darkness through electronic, mechanical and computer interactive activities in the exhibit.

Family Day – Outdoor Survival and Tracking Skills

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Monday, February 15, 2016

End Date Monday, February 15, 2016

Time 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

At this time of year there are stories written in the snow, and we can learn to read them.

Family Day Activities

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Monday, February 15, 2016

End Date Monday, February 15, 2016

Time 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Join us for some family friendly games, crafts, treats and tours of the Cottage.

Finding Roots: The Construction of Heritage at Joseph Schneider Haus

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Thursday, February 18, 2016

End Date Thursday, February 18, 2016

Time 7 p.m.

Presented by Hilary Walker Gugan, 2015 Edna Staebler Research Fellow. Sponsored by the Friends of Joseph Schneider Haus. Admission by donation.

Home School Day

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Friday, February 19, 2016

End Date Friday, February 19, 2016

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

All home schooled children are invited to a program especially designed for them. Come and explore, learn and discover! Experience our new exhibit called In The Dark.

Crockpot vs. Eintopf

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, February 20, 2016

End Date Sunday, February 21, 2016

Time Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.

Join us for some warm winter cookery.

Workshop: Bread Making 101

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, February 20, 2016

End Date Saturday, February 20, 2016

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

This hands-on workshop will let you explore different recipes that will help your baking rise to the occasion.

Mom and Babes Morning Out

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Wednesday, February 24, 2016

End Date Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Are you a new mom looking for some adult time with other new moms? The Waterloo Region Museum is offering a new program for new moms.

Seniors' Day

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Thursday, February 25, 2016

End Date Thursday, February 25, 2016

Time 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission is free for those 55 years of age and older.

Tots Time Workshop: Young Gardeners

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, February 27, 2016

End Date Saturday, February 27, 2016

Time 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Young gardeners get their hands in the soil early this year, in this child-friendly indoor gardening experience.

Workshop: Growing Indoor Seedlings

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, February 27, 2016

End Date Saturday, February 27, 2016

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

This annually offered workshop helps novice gardeners explore their green thumb potential.

Knits, Mitts and Warm Winter Clothing

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, February 27, 2016

End Date Sunday, February 28, 2016

Time Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun. 1 to 5 p.m.

Find out how the Schneider's kept warm during the winter season. Come and join our knitting circle each afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m.

Leap Year Baby Birthday Party

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Sunday, February 28, 2016

End Date Sunday, February 28, 2016

Time 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Leap year babies of all ages are invited to the museum for a birthday party!

Failte Kitchen Ceilidh

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Thursday, March 3, 2016

End Date Thursday, March 3, 2016

Time 7 to 9 p.m.

We call this our Failte Kitchen Ceilidh because Failte means Welcome and we'd like to welcome everyone back to the Cottage for our 2016 season.

Farewell Concert for McDougall’s 2015 Musician-in-Residence - Dave Neigh

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Friday, March 4, 2016

End Date Friday, March 4, 2016

Time Note this takes place at Café 13 from 8 to 10 p.m.

Join us as we bid a fond, musical Farewell to our very talented 2015 Musician-in-Residence, Fiddler Dave Neigh.

Summer Day Camp Registration: Adventures in Time

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, March 5, 2016

End Date Saturday, March 5, 2016

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, Pre-School Adventures in Time Summer Day Camps, and the NEW Adventures in Time Junior Interpreter Day Camps! Call for details.

Sisters of Fire - Blacksmithing for Women

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, March 5, 2016

End Date Saturday, March 5, 2016

Time 9 a.m to0 4:30 p.m.

In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, the Waterloo Region Museum is proud to host Sisters of Fire.

Tots Time Workshop: Decorate an Easter Plate

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, March 5, 2016

End Date Saturday, March 5, 2016

Time 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Children will decorate an Easter plate in this fun workshop!

Pysanky (Ukrainian Easter Egg) Workshop

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, March 5, 2016

End Date Saturday, March 5, 2016

Time 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m.

Impress your friends with beautiful hand decorated Easter Eggs. $10 plus HST, materials included. Ages 12 and up. Two sessions: 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. Call 519-742-7752 to register.

Egg Dyeing and Scratching – Pennsylvania-German Style

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, March 5, 2016

End Date Sunday, March 6, 2016

Time Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun. 1 to 5 p.m.

Egg dyeing and scratching – Pennsylvania-German style. Help the Schneiders scratch decorate Pennsylvania-German designs onto naturally dyed Easter Eggs.

Mom and Babes Morning Out

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Wednesday, March 9, 2016

End Date Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Are you a new mom looking for some adult time with other new moms? The Waterloo Region Museum is offering a new program for new moms.

Surviving Until Spring

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, March 12, 2016

End Date Sunday, March 13, 2016

Time Sat.10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun. 1 to 5 p.m.

See what skills early pioneer settlers used to get through winter.

March Break Activities - In the Dark!

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, March 12, 2016

End Date Sunday, March 20, 2016

Time Monday to Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

March Break fun at the Waterloo Region Museum! Enjoy hands-on activities, demonstrations and special guests. Visitors can explore our new In The Dark exhibit and experience interactive games and challenges that are part of the exhibit, as well as participate in other special activities scheduled. All activities are free with regular admission!

Kids in Kilts

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Saturday, March 12, 2016

End Date Saturday, March 12, 2016

Time Drop in anytime between 1 and 4 p.m.

One special day each month, we invite children, ages 3 and up, to create a fun seasonal or Scottish inspired craft.

March Break: Reptiles, Amphibians and Spiders – Oh My!

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Monday, March 14, 2016

End Date Monday, March 14, 2016

Time 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. and 1:30 to 2:15 p.m.

Hamilton Reptiles are excited to introduce you to some of their scaly super stars with shows at: 12:30 to 1:15 and 1:30 to 2:15 pm.
Limited seating.

March Break: University of Waterloo’s Let’s Talk Science

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Tuesday, March 15, 2016

End Date Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Time 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

University of Waterloo’s Let’s Talk Science are bringing their most exciting and informative hands-on experiments with awesome experiments with shows at 10 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Tea with Granny

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Wednesday, March 16, 2016

End Date Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Time 2 to 4 p.m.

A March Break tea specially meant for you and your granny (or anyone else you please).

Dérive Berlin

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Wednesday, March 16, 2016

End Date Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Time 7 p.m.

March Break: Artful Fraktur Calligraphy activities with Debbie Thompson Wilson

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Wednesday, March 16, 2016

End Date Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Time 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Try your hand at creating calligraphy with guest instructor Debbie Thompson Wilson.

March Break: Wilderness Survival and Tracking skills with Earth Tracks’ Alexis Burnett

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Thursday, March 17, 2016

End Date Thursday, March 17, 2016

Time 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Join us for games and activities that will have you thinking about how to survive outside.

Soup Fest - Just Add Water

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Friday, March 18, 2016

End Date Friday, March 18, 2016

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

Enjoy some soup to support the Waterloo Wellington Children’s Groundwater Festival while celebrating World Water Day at the Waterloo Region Museum.

March Break: Edible Art

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Friday, March 18, 2016

End Date Friday, March 18, 2016

Time 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Paint that you can eat and craft materials that you can munch? Stop by for some edible art all day!

Maple Syrup

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, March 19, 2016

End Date Sunday, March 20, 2016

Time Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun, 1 to 5 p.m.

Sap will be simmering outside. Sample taffy and maple cake.

Tots Time Workshop: Soup in a Jar

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, March 19, 2016

End Date Saturday, March 19, 2016

Time 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

This workshop for kids will help them to create a tasty soup mix in a jar to enjoy at home or give away as a gift.

Tartan Tea

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Sunday, March 20, 2016

End Date Sunday, March 20, 2016

Time 2 to 4 p.m.

We invite you to join us for one of McDougall’s ever-popular Tartan Teas. There will be cucumber sandwiches, scones with jam and cream and more.

Mom and Babes Morning Out

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Wednesday, March 23, 2016

End Date Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Are you a new mom looking for some adult time with other new moms? The Waterloo Region Museum is offering a new program for new moms.

Easter Eggstravaganza

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Friday, March 25, 2016

End Date Sunday, March 27, 2016

Time Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun 1 to 5 p.m.

Sample some traditional Easter cheese and help the Schneiders scratch decorate Pennsylvania-German designs onto naturally dyed Easter Eggs.

Easter Fun

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Friday, March 25, 2016

End Date Monday, March 28, 2016

Time Regular Hours

Daily activities and games for children, including stories and much more!

Hot-Crossed Bun Making Demonstration

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Friday, March 25, 2016

End Date Friday, March 25, 2016

Time Drop-in from 1 to 4 p.m.

We’ll be showing how to make that most traditional of Scottish Easter treats – Hot Cross Buns! Stop by for a sample and a free recipe. They’ll be crafts too! Admission by cash donation.

Easter Egg Hunt

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, March 26, 2016

End Date Saturday, March 26, 2016

Time 10 a.m. start

Meet the Easter Bunny and bring along a small basket to collect eggs! Please note the Galleries and Historic House will be closed from 10 to 11 a.m. during the Easter Egg Hunt.

Egg Dyeing and Rolling

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Saturday, March 26, 2016

End Date Sunday, March 27, 2016

Time Drop-in from 1 to 4 p.m.

Bring your clan down to McDougall Cottage for some egg-ceptionally good fun. Kids can dye and decorate some of their own eggs using our home-made all natural vegetable dyes. Admission by cash donation.

Easter Sunrise Service

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Sunday, March 27, 2016

End Date Sunday, March 27, 2016

Time 7 a.m.

Enjoy an Easter Sunrise service at the historic Freeport United Brethren Church in Doon Heritage Village.

Seniors' Day

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Thursday, March 31, 2016

End Date Thursday, March 31, 2016

Time 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission is free for those 55 years of age and older.

Teddy Bear's Night at the Museum

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Friday, April 1, 2016

End Date Friday, April 1, 2016

Time 6 to 8 p.m.

Children and their favourite stuffed animal are invited to a party! At the end of the evening children leave their stuffed animal for a sleepover at the museum, and then come back the next day for pick up and to see all the adventures the stuffed toys had overnight.

Butter and cheese – Pennsylvania-German style

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, April 2, 2016

End Date Sunday, April 3, 2016

Time Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.

Its spring and the cows are giving milk again. Come and explore 19th century dairying and refrigeration.

Tots Time Workshop: Bird Nest Building

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, April 2, 2016

End Date Saturday, April 2, 2016

Time 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Join us to make some presents for our feathered friends in this workshop for children.

National Tartan Day

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Wednesday, April 6, 2016

End Date Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Time Drop-in from 1 to 4 p.m.

It’s National Tartan Day – the day that honours the anniversary of the signing of Declaration of Arbroath (the Scottish declaration of independence) in 1320 and that celebrates the contributions of Scots and their descendants in Canada.

Friends of Waterloo Region Museum Annual Meeting

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Wednesday, April 6, 2016

End Date Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Time 7 p.m.

The Friends of Waterloo Region Museum invite you to attend their 60th Annual General Meeting. Everyone welcome.

Kitchen Ceilidh

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Thursday, April 7, 2016

End Date Thursday, April 7, 2016

Time 7 to 9 p.m.

All are welcome to join us for a casual evening concert presented by talented local musicians and featuring traditional music, song and Scottish hospitality.

Traditional Games

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, April 9, 2016

End Date Sunday, April 10, 2016

Time Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.

Join us for some 19th century games like hul gul, string games and grand mufti.

Waterloo County Classic Crokinole Tournament

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, April 9, 2016

End Date Saturday, April 9, 2016

Time 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

See teams from across the region compete. Spectators welcome.
General admission rates apply.

Workshop: Pruning Trees and Shrubs

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, April 9, 2016

End Date Saturday, April 9, 2016

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

Bob Wildfong will teach participants about basic pruning of trees, shrubs and vines.

Workshop: Soups and Stocks

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, April 9, 2016

End Date Saturday, April 9, 2016

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

Enjoy a wonderful way to warm up in this hands-on workshop where you create your own vegetable stock, discover delicious recipes and tips for quick and easy soups that you can make from whatever is in your fridge.

K-W Symphony Kinderconcert Series: Goldilocks and the 3 Musical Bears

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, April 9, 2016

End Date Saturday, April 9, 2016

Time 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

The harp, trombone and oboe introduce you to three talented bears that sing, dance and cook the perfect porridge for Goldilocks in this delightful version of the classic fairy tale.

Kids in Kilts

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Saturday, April 9, 2016

End Date Saturday, April 9, 2016

Time Drop-in from 1 to 4 p.m.

One special day each month, we invite children, ages three and up, to create a fun seasonal or Scottish inspired craft.

24th Annual Volunteer Breakfast

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Wednesday, April 13, 2016

End Date Wednesday, April 13, 2016

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.

Ready, Set, Plant! with Langdon Hall’s Mario Muniz

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Thursday, April 14, 2016

End Date Thursday, April 14, 2016

Time 7 p.m.

As the first warm days of spring arrive, gardeners everywhere are itching to get out into their gardens, but great gardens require a lot more than eager gardeners – they require plenty of proper planning and preparation.

PD Day Activities

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Friday, April 15, 2016

End Date Friday, April 15, 2016

Time 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Feel like you have nothing to coo and nowhere to crow on your PD Day? Come on by, we’ll be having some bird fun! 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Heritage Chickens

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, April 16, 2016

End Date Sunday, April 17, 2016

Time Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.

Visit with our baby chicks and learn what it takes to raise them.

Guide/Scout Badge Day

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, April 16, 2016

End Date Saturday, April 16, 2016

Time 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Come learn about life in 1856 and work towards completing the requirements for a variety of badges.

Tots Time Workshop: Spring Wreath for Kids

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, April 16, 2016

End Date Saturday, April 16, 2016

Join us to make a spring wreath for your front door in this workshop for children.

Workshop: Spring Wreath

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, April 16, 2016

End Date Saturday, April 16, 2016

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

Celebrate the spring by creating a spring wreath.

Tartan Tea

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Sunday, April 17, 2016

End Date Sunday, April 17, 2016

Time 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

We invite you to join us for one of McDougall’s ever-popular Tartan Teas. There will be cucumber sandwiches, scones with jam and cream and more.

Moms and Babes Morning Out

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Wednesday, April 20, 2016

End Date Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Are you a new mom looking for some adult time with other new moms? The Waterloo Region Museum is offering a new program for new moms.

TALK & Mini Workshop: Doodle Your Stress Away with Dianne Belliveau

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Wednesday, April 20, 2016

End Date Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Time 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Zentangle certified instructor, Dianne Belliveau introduces us to this fun, easy to learn and relaxing method of drawing beautiful images from structured patterns. www.zentangle.com/czt-profile/DiTangled

PD Day Activities – Theme: Wild Things!

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Friday, April 22, 2016

End Date Friday, April 22, 2016

Time Drop-in from 1 to 4 p.m.

All kids are welcome to drop in for some fun games, crafts ‘n more on your day off school!

Workshop: Teas and Syrups

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Saturday, April 23, 2016

End Date Saturday, April 23, 2016

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

Learn how to make teas and syrups in this hands-on workshop.

Getting ready for Spring

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, April 23, 2016

End Date Sunday, April 24, 2016

Time Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.

Join the Schneiders as they prepare for spring by cleaning their tools, turning over the soil, starting seeds and more.

Waterloo Region Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Sunday, April 24, 2016

End Date Sunday, April 24, 2016

Time 2 p.m.

Join the citizens of Waterloo Region as they pay tribute to individuals and groups in recognition of their accomplishments and outstanding contributions to this community.

Basket Making Workshop with Debby Moon

Location McDougall Cottage

Start Date Sunday, April 24, 2016

End Date Sunday, April 24, 2016

Time noon to 4 p.m.

Artist Debby Moon, www.debbymoon.ca leads this afternoon workshop where participants will learn to weave a round rattan basket using the twined technique.
Pre-register for $40 plus HST.

Senior's Day

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Thursday, April 28, 2016

End Date Thursday, April 28, 2016

Time 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission is free for those 55 years of age and older.

Plant a Seed

Location Joseph Schneider Haus

Start Date Saturday, April 30, 2016

End Date Sunday, May 1, 2016

Time Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.

Meet Horticulturalist Karolyn Fournier on April 30 from 1 to 4 p.m. and learn all about seeds. Plant a seed to take home.

Doon Heritage Village Season Opening

Location Waterloo Region Museum

Start Date Sunday, May 1, 2016

End Date Sunday, May 1, 2016

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

Doon Heritage Village opens for the season! Visit our picturesque 60-acre living history village that showcases what life was like in Waterloo Region in the year 1914.