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For the Spring 2021 term, English For Academic Success will be offered in a virtual format.

Events - April 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
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EFAS and GEAR students: join your peer leader, Chelsea, for an afternoon of "shooting hoops", i.e. playing basketball!

Students will meet at Renison room 1918 at 12:30 pm, after which they will walk together to the UWaterloo Physical Activities Complex (PAC). 

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM EDT
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Thursday, April 21, 2016 — 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM EDT

Are you passionate about making a difference?  Would you like to learn more about social entrepreneurship?  GreenHouse is welcoming UW and WLU students for a free breakfast and coaching session with our Startup Coach. 

Register for free on Eventbrite

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 — 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM EDT

Are you passionate about making a difference?  Would you like to learn more about social entrepreneurship?  GreenHouse is welcoming UW and WLU students for a free breakfast and coaching session with our Startup Coach. 

Register for free on Eventbrite

Sunday, April 17, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Watercolour and Calligraphy Workshop

 

Saturday, April 16, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT

Music and Business student, Laura Janzen, will perform her final grad recital for Music 428. Come hear some lovely singing; songs by Mozart, Vivaldi, Schubert, Fauré, Copland, Barber, and more.

Reception to follow.

Thursday, April 14, 2016 — 8:00 PM EDT
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Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience.

Thursday, April 14, 2016 — 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM EDT

Are you passionate about making a difference?  Would you like to learn more about social entrepreneurship?  GreenHouse is welcoming UW and WLU students for a free breakfast and coaching session with our Startup Coach. 

Register for free on Eventbrite

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 — 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM EDT

Are you passionate about making a difference?  Would you like to learn more about social entrepreneurship?  GreenHouse is welcoming UW and WLU students for a free breakfast and coaching session with our Startup Coach.  

Register for this event on Eventbrite

Saturday, April 9, 2016 — 6:30 PM EDT
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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 — 8:00 PM EDT
Gustav Bakos Observatory

Public tours

Free tours for the public have been conducted at the Gustav Bakos Observatory for over ten years. These tours include monthly public tours; scheduled tours for groups such as girl guides, boy scouts, and elementary and high school classes; and tours for viewing special events such as eclipses and comets.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

The Social Impact Showcase hosted by St.Paul's GreenHouse will be celebrating the diversity of our social innovators and their journeys in social entrepreneurship.

The Dialogue Xchange will host a powerhouse panel of GreenHouse alumni who will share their lived experiences as founders of social ventures. We'll also be announcing grants for some early-stage, high-potential ideas, and the Social Impact Fund winners will present their projects.

Monday, April 4, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT

Enjoy a wide selection of classical music, from 6 different chamber groups. Includes one brass group as well.  Bach, Schubert, and Weber are among the composers that will be featured.

Sunday, April 3, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT

Chiaroscuro: Contrasts in Light and Dark.  The University of Waterloo Chamber Choir sings music spanning five centuries, by composers R. Murray Schafer, James MacMillan, Joaquin des Prez, Carlo Gesualdo, Dolly Parton and others! 

Sunday, April 3, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT

Enjoy a break from winter, with delightful jazz classics.  Reception to follow.  Suitable for all ages.

See a video from the last concert:

Saturday, April 2, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT

Reaching out: a unique exploration of cross-cultural and inter-cultural community song.  The University choir will sing works from within our own community, originating in Estonia, Iran, Senegal, New Zealand, and Bali. Join us for a unique choral experience.

Saturday, April 2, 2016 — 9:00 AM EDT
Elmira Maple Syrup Festival
Friday, April 1, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT

UWaterloo Balinese Gamelan and Grebel Community Gamelan 

   with Balinese Artist-in-Residence I Dewa Made Suparta  

On the island of Bali, Indonesia there is a plethora of musical ensembles called gamelan, the local term for a set of instruments made primarily of bronze or bamboo. The UWaterloo Department of Music at Conrad Grebel University College is home to a gamelan semara dana consisting of bronze gongs and metallophones, drums, and bamboo flutes. 

Friday, April 1, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
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