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Monday, May 15, 2017 — 8:30 AM to Wednesday, May 15, 2019 — 4:30 PM EDT
Sites of Nonresistance.

War monuments, cenotaphs and honour rolls remind us daily of the most dramatic and familiar stories of war.  This exhibit tells war stories of a different kind, and lays out an alternative memorial landscape—the landscape of nonresistance.

Sunday, July 23, 2017 — 7:30 PM EDT
String Instruments

Four different chamber trios will perform a wide selection of classical music pieces.  The musicians are gifted students, so this is a delightful way to spend a Sunday evening.  There will be two string trios, one woodwind, and one mixed.  Free Admission, with a reception to follow.

Monday, July 31, 2017 — 9:00 AM to Friday, August 4, 2017 — 4:00 PM EDT
Children at Peace Camp.

Join us July 31 - August 4 2017 for a week of peacebuilding! Camp programming begins at 9:00 am and ends at 4:00 pm.

Sunday, August 13, 2017 (all day) to Friday, August 25, 2017 (all day)
Music Camp

Ontario Mennonite Music Camp provides an exciting camp adventure for 12 to 16 year olds – pairing exceptional musical instruction with traditional camp activities! Campers will find a safe and supportive community to explore their love of music, strengthen their leadership skills and deepen their faith.

OMMC welcomes campers of all levels of musical skill and experience! Our goal is to help you have fun and grow, no matter where you're at.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 (all day) to Saturday, September 23, 2017 (all day)
Peace Week: September 18 to 23 2017

Every year, on September 21 and the week surrounding it, the world celebrates the International Day of Peace.

For the past 2 years, Conrad Grebel University College has initiated a series of community events to mark this day. Now, in 2017, we are opening up this initiative to Kitchener-Waterloo and beyond.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT
Bluegrass Concert

Join us on Sunday, September 17 at 2:30 PM at Grebel for the Jim Reimer Memorial Bluegrass Concert featuring Rescue Junction and special guests 5 on the Floor.

5 on the Floor members Bob Janzen, Henry Schmidt, Lyle Friesen, and Ron Harder are reuniting for this special event in memory of former band-mate Jim Reimer.

Thursday, September 21, 2017 — 4:00 PM EDT

Celebrate the International Day of Peace in a unique and refreshing way this year! 

Join us on September 21st - the International Day of Peace and World Alzheimer’s Day - to celebrate the launch of Painting a Picture of Dignity, the Grebel Gallery's Fall 2017 exhibit.

Exhibit description:

Painting a Picture of Dignity showcases artwork done by Canadian individuals living with dementia and Alzheimer's. Participating artists explore the theme of dignity through paint on canvas.

Background:

Friday, September 29, 2017 — 7:00 PM EDT
Pianist Anna Kokits

Anna Magdalena Kokits - Coast to Coast Tour

Award-winning Austrian pianist Anna Magdalena Kokits will play a selection of modern and classical pieces as part of her coast-to-coast tour during Canada 150.

Some pieces have already been selected:

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

32 Variationen in c-moll, WoO 80 (1806)

Manuela Kerer (*1980) 

Dla Rajun (2013)

Alexander von Zemlinsky (1871-1942)

Saturday, September 30, 2017 — 4:00 PM EDT

Members of the public are invited to Grebel's Annual General Meeting from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM in the Great Hall. This is a good opportunity to learn about the activity at Grebel this past year.

Saturday, September 30, 2017 — 6:00 PM EDT
All college photo, 1993

GREBEL REUNION 2017

Join hosts Shrirley Grove '92 and Steve (Berg) Martin '88 on Saturday, September 30th in the John E. Toews Atrium at Conrad Grebel University College from 6:00 pm to late! 

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watch past lectures

Watch our special event videos: the Bechtel LecturesMennonite Literature series, the Eby Lecture, and the Sawatsky Lecture.