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55 & Better: Our Water is Sacred

Posted on: January 27, 2023 by THEMUSEUM

Today we celebrate World Water Day. There is a lot to celebrate, but still much to be concerned about. For people in Waterloo Region, a clean, safe supply of water is something that we take for granted, but for many places in the world this is becoming something that can’t be taken for granted. This […]

55 & Better: A Taste of Esta Chocolates

Posted on: January 13, 2023 by THEMUSEUM

55 & Better programming is back for FREE every Thursday! Calling all chocolate lovers! During this event our speaker Busra will take us through a brief history of chocolate, truffles, and talk about chocolate-making at their local family-owned business, Esta Chocolates. A chocolate tasting and Q&A will follow!

55 & Better: Bird Feeders

Posted on: January 5, 2023 by THEMUSEUM

55 & Better programming is here for FREE every Thursday! Join THEMUSEUM for this 55 & Better workshop! Using wood, participants will construct a simple bird feeder just in time for spring.

55 & Better: Historic Kitchener: Finding the Past in the Present

Posted on: December 20, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

What do you see when you walk through your neighbourhood or Downtown Kitchener? Do you wonder about that old mansion with the carriage house in the back? Do you notice the empty space where a building used to stand? Do you spot the historical plaque and wonder about the people named in its text? Join […]

55 & Better: Christmas Cocktails!

Posted on: November 30, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

55 & Better: Christmas Cocktails! 55 & Better programming is back for FREE every Thursday until the end of Fall! Learn to make Christmas themed cocktails on December 22nd! Our mixologist will teach you to make four enticing mini cocktails that are sure to get you in the holiday spirit! This workshop and all others […]

55 & Better: Mason Jar Snow Globes

Posted on: November 21, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

55 & Better programming is back for FREE every Thursday until the end of Fall! Join THEMUSEUM to create a snow globe, just in time for the season! During this 55 & Better workshop, participants will use hot glue guns, winter themed decorations, water, glue and confetti to create their own snow globe! This workshop […]

55 & Better: 3D Pen Ornaments

Posted on: October 24, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

55 & Better programming is back for FREE every Thursday until the end of Fall! In this workshop you will get the engaging opportunity to learn about 3D printing technology all while using our 3D pens to create your own holiday ornament!  This workshop and all others in THEMUSEUM’s 55 & Better series are made […]

55 & Better: Poppies

Posted on: September 29, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

55 & Better programming is back for FREE every Thursday until the end of Fall! In this hour-long workshop participants will use felt and pins to sew their own poppy in time for Remembrance Day. This workshop and all others in THEMUSEUM’s 55 & Better series are made possible by our partners, Chartwell Retirement Residences.

55 & Better: Autumn Art

Posted on: September 20, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

Join THEMUSEUM and Brianne Casey, a Master of Fine Arts graduate, for a blissful afternoon of painting! In this 55 & Better workshop, enter the “Master Studio” and learn the basics of acrylic painting while creating a beautiful autumn landscape.  55 & Better Thursdays are sponsored by Chartwell Retirement Residences.  

55 & Better: Fall Bowls

Posted on: August 29, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

55 & Better programming is back for FREE every Thursday until the end of Fall! In this hour-long workshop participants will use fake leaves, mod podge and their creativity to make a decorative fall bowl! Not only will you go home with a unique centrepiece, but also newfound knowledge of paper mache! This workshop and […]

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