Events - August 2014

Friday, August 29, 2014 — 12:30 PM EDT

Jazz music featuring vibraphonist Michael Wood & pianist Jim Hodgkinson. Music will include pieces by notable Canadian and American composers.  

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 — 1:00 PM EDT

Everyone is welcome starting July 2nd through until August 27th at 1:00PM for a free dinosaur tour from the Earth Sciences Museum team!

This is an event open to the public and is for all ages and will be held in the EIT building.

Come see our dinosaur exhibits and our hand samples of dinosaur fossils for yourself!

Friday, August 22, 2014 — 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

Fore! Calling All Golfers

Join us on Friday, August 22 at Glen Eagle Golf Club for a day of great golf, great prizes and great friends. 

$180 includes breakfast to-go, golf scramble, cart, lunch, and fabulous prizes. Special rate of $700 if you register a full foursome.

Complimentary Thursday night reception and BBQ for golfers who stay at the Element Hotel Vaughan Southwest - book now for discounted rate of $139.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 — 1:00 PM EDT

Everyone is welcome starting July 2nd through until August 27th at 1:00PM for a free dinosaur tour from the Earth Sciences Museum team!

This is an event open to the public and is for all ages and will be held in the EIT building.

Come see our dinosaur exhibits and our hand samples of dinosaur fossils for yourself!

Sunday, August 17, 2014 (all day)

We invite you to stop by the Waterloo Science Outreach booth at Kidspark in Victoria Park on Sunday, August 17th to check out some of the fun activities we’ll be bringing to local classrooms this coming school year with our Let’s Talk Science program.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 — 7:30 PM EDT

Join Faculty of Science and Royal Astronomical Society of Canada astronomers to learn more about the Perseids meteor shower, and see how many meteors you can spot! Dr. Michael Balogh (Dept. of Physics and Astronomy) will give an introductory lecture on the Perseids, and then we'll move to the Columbia Fields for stargazing after sunset.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 — 7:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment is hosting its Environment Lecture Series.

Our lectures are open to the public, discussing various issues and topics relating to Canada's changing environment. We look forward to you joining us. 

Topic: Wild Species, Wild Spaces - A discussion about Ontario's protected areas

Lecturer: Dana Buchbinder and Lyndsey Martin, Community Engagement Coordinator, Ontario Nature

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 — 1:00 PM EDT

Everyone is welcome starting July 2nd through until August 27th at 1:00PM for a free dinosaur tour from the Earth Sciences Museum team!

This is an event open to the public and is for all ages and will be held in the EIT building.

Come see our dinosaur exhibits and our hand samples of dinosaur fossils for yourself!

Monday, August 11, 2014 — 9:00 AM to Friday, August 15, 2014 — 5:00 PM EDT

The Quantum Cryptography School for Young Students (QCSYS) is a unique, week-long enrichment program for students. The school offers an interesting blend of lectures, hands-on experiments and group work focused on quantum cryptography — a cutting-edge field that utilizes the fascinating laws of quantum mechanics to develop unbreakable encryption that protects communication.

Sunday, August 10, 2014 (all day) to Wednesday, August 13, 2014 (all day)

The joint meeting of the The Association for Feminist Epistemologies, Methodologies, Metaphysics, and Science Studies (FEMMSS) and the Canadian Society for Women in Philosophy (CSWIP) will be held at the University of Waterloo on August 10 to 13, 2014.

Friday, August 8, 2014 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

On Thursday, August 7, 2014, Professor Ming Liu, Director of Nano-Fabrication and Novel Device Integration Technology Lab, Institute of Microelectronics, CAS, China, will deliver a seminar entitled "The Developing Status and Challenge for Non-volatile Memory".

This seminar is free and everyone is welcome to attend.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 — 1:00 PM EDT

Everyone is welcome starting July 2nd through until August 27th at 1:00PM for a free dinosaur tour from the Earth Sciences Museum team!

This is an event open to the public and is for all ages and will be held in the EIT building.

Come see our dinosaur exhibits and our hand samples of dinosaur fossils for yourself!

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 — 3:00 PM EDT
Nicholas Hopper, University of Minnesota
New adversary models for censorship circumvention schemes
Friday, August 1, 2014 — 1:00 PM EDT

Everyone is welcome starting July 2nd through until August 27th at 1:00PM for a free dinosaur tour from the Earth Sciences Museum team!

This is an event open to the public and is for all ages and will be held in the EIT building.

Come see our dinosaur exhibits and our hand samples of dinosaur fossils for yourself!

Thursday, July 31, 2014 — 9:00 AM to Friday, August 1, 2014 — 5:00 PM EDT

Come and explore the Capstone Design Symposium for Architecture!

Location and times to be confirmed closer to the event.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 (all day) to Saturday, August 2, 2014 (all day)

Music that Changed the World Illustrated Music Lectures with Robert Harris

Join CBC radio host and producer Robert Harris for a series of three informative and entertaining musical lectures. Inspired by Harris' own 20-part "conversations" with Michael Enright on CBC Radio One's popular The Sunday Edition, these will definitely be insightful reflections and ruminations. Each lecture - sprinkled liberally with musical examples illustrating key points - will demonstrate the impact that the selected works have had upon our lives and our cultural history. 

Monday, July 28, 2014 — 9:00 AM to Friday, August 1, 2014 — 4:00 PM EDT

Peace Camp is a week-long day camp for youth aged 11-14, and is action-packed with exciting new activities, crafts, games, and field trips that will encourage youth to inspire lives, strengthen ties, and make peace happen all over the Waterloo region.

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