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NeuroTech Ontario Showcase – True North 2019

Posted on: June 13, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Come and see, touch and experience the latest brain health technologies from the Waterloo region and beyond! Mingle with the region’s brightest entrepreneurs and share your thoughts on their technologies. See how the Ontario Brain Institute’s innovative programs are growing and connecting the province’s neurotech expertise and bringing neurotechnologies to the community. The best part of […]

Play the Rainbow with Doug Cressman! A Piano Pop Up

Posted on: June 4, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Join local pianist Doug Cressman as he takes over SPECTRUM’s popular installation, Play the Rainbow, to play some fun and familiar tunes. When: Thursday, July 11th at 10:30am

World Refugee Day Launch and Awards Event

Posted on: May 30, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

You are invited to this free event to launch the Waterloo Region’s community celebration of World Refugee Day – a day to recognize the resilient newcomers who are making Waterloo Region home. The 2019 WRD Awards of Distinction will be presented to outstanding members of the local community with lived refugee experience, and volunteers dedicated […]

Becoming Neighbours – 7th Annual Refugee Art Show

Posted on: May 30, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

June 8, 2019 to September 2, 2019 Please join us at THEMUSEUM for our 7th Annual Refugee Art Show featuring art work from local and international artists.  Featuring artwork from: Euan Gray with special thanks to Community Coalition on Refugee and Immigrant Concerns (CCORIC). Left overs // 2012 – (ongoing): a selection of Kemal Vural Tarlan’s photographs, […]

PD Day: Depths of the Ocean Scavenger Hunt

Posted on: May 24, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Explore all four floors of THEMUSEUM to learn all about the depths of the oceans and the shallowest shoals! We’ll hunt and hunt to find all the clues and leave knowing how to preserve the ocean for the future, too! When: Friday, September 20th at 11am-2pm

Warm-Up to Woodstock with Dan the Music Man

Posted on: May 24, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

In celebration of Woodstock’s upcoming 50th anniversary, Dan the Music Man wants all kids (and kids at heart!) to join us in a musical adventure! As one of Canada’s favourite family performers, Dan the Music Man will be sure to tickle that funny bone and stretch your imagination in a day full of music and […]

Game On! with Theatricks

Posted on: May 24, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Theatricks is back to lead us in a fun day of hands-on activities to test your skill and to teach fun lessons everyone will want to learn! When: Tuesday, August 20th at 11am

Star Stories with John Henhawk

Posted on: May 24, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Six Nations Storyteller, John Henhawk, is here to share the story of the origins of the Big Dipper with us! When: Tuesday, July 9th at 11am

The Periodic Table and You!

Posted on: May 23, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Chemist Leanne Racicot is at THEMUSEUM to showcase some exciting chemistry reactions while sharing fun, informative facts in celebration of UNESCO’s 2019 International Year of the Periodic Table. When: Tuesday, July 16th at 11am

Gertrude the Giant Ostrich by Drew Ripley

Posted on: May 23, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Who is 10 feet tall, made of balloons, and loves to have her beak pet? Why it’s Gertrude the Ostrich! And she’s here at THEMUSEUM with Drew Ripley for you to meet and greet before the other balloon twisting begins! When: Tuesday, July 30th at 11am

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