2019 Waterloo West Neighbourhood Fest

Saturday, November 23, 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Student and participant colouring at the event

The eighth Annual Waterloo West Neighbourhood Fest is a free, drop-in event organized and delivered by University of Waterloo students in partnership with the Stork Family YMCA and Harper Branch Library.

The event is designed for families with young children and offers a variety of fun-filled themed activities the whole family can enjoy, such as crafts, amazing races, science experiments, and active games. 

The Waterloo West Neighbourhood Fest aims to celebrate the growing sense of community developing in West Waterloo. Everyone is welcome! 

Schedule of Events 

Location: John M. Harper Branch Library 

Activity tables in the corridor 

Table 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Table 1

Parent/Child Activity

Playdough Kitchen   Mad Libs - Elsa, do you wanna build a snowman?    Building Blocks with Steve

Table 2

Grades 1-3

  Around the World   Winter Wonderland Scavenger Hunt  

Table 3

Grades 4-6

Flight School   Learning Origami   Mario Kart Relay Race

Table 4

Parent/Child Activity

  Draw your Hero   Get Creative with Paw Patrol  

Table 5

Grades 1-3

A trip to the Amazing Amazon   The Antler Workshop   Superhero Academy

Table 6

Grades 4-6

  Eco-Heroes Button Making   Magnificent Minions  

Location: Community Room

Times Program Ages Program Theme
11:00a.m. - 11:45a.m. Parent and Child  Treasure Hun: A Pirate's Quest
1:30a.m. - 2:15p.m.  Grades 1-3  Eco Rangers to the Rescue
3:30p.m. - 4:15p.m. Family Activity  Journey Through the Jungle

Location: Stork Family YMCA

Times Activity Program Theme Ages Room
9:00a.m. - 9:45a.m. Youth Fit Waterloo Ninja Warriors 7-12 Full MPR
9:00a.m. - 9:45a.m. Soccer Snowman Soccer 4-6 Full Gym
9:00a.m. - 9:45a.m. Build & Play Little Builders 0-4 Playcentre
9:45a.m. - 10:30a.m. Y Sports The Looney Tunes Spin Into Sports 7-12 Full Gym
9:45a.m. - 10:30a.m. Jr Kids Zone Superhero Training Camp 4-6 Full MPR
9:45a.m. - 10:30a.m. Twist & Shout Dance Patrol 0-4 Playcentre
10:30a.m. - 11:15a.m. Lil' Scientists Lil' Scientist take on Playdough 0-4 Playcentre
10:30a.m. - 11:15a.m. Active Games Come and Play the Safari Way 7-12 Full Gym 
11:15a.m. - 12:00p.m. Silly Songs & Stories Super Kids have Super Imaginations 0-4 Playcentre
11:15a.m. - 12:00p.m. Jr. Kids Zone The Jungle Book Obsacle Course 4-6 Full MPR
11:15a.m. - 12:00p.m. Soccer Soccer Hero Training 7-9  Full Gym
12:00p.m. - 12:45p.m. Mess Makers Artistic Youngin's 0-4 Playcentre
12:00p.m. - 12:45p.m. Y Sports Military Training Grounds: Capture the Flag 7-9 Full MPR
12:00p.m. - 12:45p.m. Soccer Around the World Soccer Stars 7-9 Full Gym
12:45p.m. - 1:30p.m. Silly Songs & Stories Barnyard Bash 0-6 Playcentre
12:45p.m. - 1:30p.m. Y Sports  Mission Possible-Spy Obstacle 7-12 Gym
1:30p.m. - 2:15p.m. Active Games Beach Party and Games 7-12 Full MPR
2:15p.m. - 3:00p.m. Y Sports Fun in the Sun: Beach Activities!  7-12 Full MPR

Full MPR - Multipurpose Rooms 1 & 2 combined