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<b>Upcoming Events</b>


<b>February</b>

11th annual Winterloo-Feb 15 – 17 Family Day weekend, UpTown Waterloo from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Snow carvings, chili cook-off and much more! For more info www.winterloo.ca.

University of Waterloo Art Gallery presents “Place and Space” by C. Wells, at Gallery One ; “Behind the High Grass” by Soft Turns (Sarah Gorlitz and Wojciech Olejnik), at Gallery Two from Jan. 9 – March 8. Visit the gallery Tuesday to Saturday 12 to 5 p.m., at 263 Phillip Street, Waterloo. 519-880-6599. Free admission.

Homer Watson House & Gallery invites you to attend Grand River Collegiate Institute Graduation class exhibition titled “transFORM” from Feb. 8 – 28. Open Receiption is Sunday, Feb. 9 from 2 to 4 p.m. For more info 519-748-4377, ext 223 or curator@homerwatson.on.ca.

Homer Watson House & Gallery presents “Winter Exhibition.” For more info 519-748-4377, ext 233 or exhibitions@homerwatson.on.ca.

Monday, Feb. 17

5th Annual Movie Morning to End MS — blockbuster movies and costumed characters combine for a cause at the theatre at 135 Gateway Park Drive, Kitchener. For more info 519-569-9789 or sandra.clarke@mssociety.ca.

Bring On the Sunshine — Family Day event. This is an annual African festival for the whole family to enjoy at 121 Westmount Road, Kitchener.

Wednesday, March 5

Domus Student Housing & Sage Condos present “The Goose Chase Race,” a student fundraiser helping send Type 1 kids to camp.  Start at Shoeless Joe’s, corner of King and University, at 2:30 p.m. For more info Chirag.Sheth@diabetes.ca.

Friday, March 28 

UN international day for the  elimination of racial discrimination. For all info on day and evening events, go to www.crosscultures.ca.

Friday, March 28 to 31

EXPLORE the riveting world and culture of entrepreneurship ; EXPERIENCE ambition and passion among participating delegates ; ENGAGE in an intensive two-day case competition featuring real life start-ups. Apply to UW Apprentice Competition today at www.uwapprentice.com.

Announcements

Call for Nominations: Graduate Students to Senate — nominations are requested for two graduate students to be elected by/from the full and part-time students of the university, terms May 1, 2014 to April 30, 2016. Nomination forms are available from the Secretariat, ext 36125, and from the Secretariat webpage, https://uwaterloo.ca/secretariat/nominations-elections. Completed nomination forms (at least five nominators are required in each case) should be submitted to the Secretariat, Needles Hall, room 3060, no later than 3 p.m., Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Elections will follow if necessary.

University green guide was released this past September! Look for hard copies in the SLC and Waterloo Residences’ Front Desks. The guide is also available online on the SEED web site and likely soon on the UW Sustainability web site. SEED: https://uwaterloo.ca/school-environment-enterprise-development/.

C.L.O.U.D. Projects at UW — get involved in a sustainable development project in developing communities around the world! Join The New World Community and travel to Kenya, Haiti, or the Dominican Republic. Visit www.thenwc.com/cloud_projects/cloud_on_campus or email Waterloo@thenwc.com for more details!

Are you interested in putting your UX skills into practice? Join us for an unforgettable experience and a chance to win awards totalling $20,000. For more info and to register visit UWaterloo Stratford campus home page.

Church of Scientology of Cambridge presents a free public information centre with over 500 films such as, effective study skills ; communication in social life and business and more. Open Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. ; Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1305 Bishop Street, N., Cambridge.

Centre For Career Action for Workshops

Sign up is required for all workshops. Chart info at https://uwaterloo.ca/careeraction/workshop-prerequisite-chart. 

Monday, Feb. 24 — So You Want to be an Academic? — 3 to 4:30 p.m., TC 1208.

Academic Work Search — 10 to 11:30 a.m., TC 2218.

Tuesday, Feb. 25 — Hot Tips from the Pros! — 4:30 to 6 p.m., TC 2218.

Wednesday, Feb. 26 — How to Start Your Own Business — 3 to 4:30 p.m., TC 2218.

Thursday, Feb. 27 — Social Media, Networking and You — 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., TC 2218.

UWRC Events

University of Waterloo recreation events are open to all employees of the univeristy and affiliated university colleges and their families/guests. Registration required at schatten@uwaterloo.ca

UWRC Book Club — 12 p.m., LIB 407 — Wednesday, Feb. 19: “Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand,” by Helen Simonson (new) ; Wednesday, Mar. 19: “Brain on Fire,” by Susannah Cahalan (new) ; Wednesday, Apr. 16: “Gone Girl,” by Gillian Flynn (new).

Saturday, Feb. 22 — 42nd Annual Hagey Bonspiel.

Saturday, May 3 — Theatre at St. Jacob’s Country Playhouse presents “Legally Blonde, the Musical” at 8 p.m.

Saturday, June 14 — Theatre at St. Jacob’s Country Playhouse presents “The Affections of May-A Love Triangle of Laughs” at 8 p.m.

Student Opportunity

Mystery Shoppers wanted – ideal candidates are focused, detail-oriented communicators who follow directions well and can keep details confidential. This is a one-time gig and once completed successfully, the candidate and their guest will receive the meal for free. Please send your resume to alexander.kelley@feds.ca. Must love food.

Ongoing Events

MONDAYS

BA? MA? MBA? If you’re so smart, why waste time and money? G.A.! Gamblers Anonymous meetings every Monday at 7 p.m., St. Marks Church, 825 King Street, W., Kitchener (basement).

TUESDAYS

Scottish Country Dancing — try something completely different this winter! Tuesday evenings from 8 to 10 p.m. at Historic St. Paul’s Church, 137 Queen Street, S., Kitchener. No partner required. Traditional jigs, reels and strathspreysin group dancing. For more info www.rscds.kitchener.on.ca.

Awards

Distinguished Teacher Awards — Amit and Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student Award — nominate your TA for this award. Nomination deadline is Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. www.uwaterloo.ca/centre-for-teaching-excellence/support-faculty-and-staff/teaching-awards.

Classifieds

Weekend counselors and relief staff to work in homes for individuals with developmental challenges. Minimum eight-month commitment. Paid positions. Send resume to Human Resources, KW Habilitation Services, 108 Sydney Street, Kitchener, ON N2G 3V2.

Full and part-time help wanted — we are looking for key people to expand our financial services business in this area. Experience not necessary, as we train. For an interview call 519-893-3052 and ask for Gerard.

 

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