Events - 2014

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 (all day)

Travel will be to Toronto’s Direct  Energy Centre for a day at the one of a kind Christmas show. The brilliant creations of over 800 artisans, artists and designers from North America will be show cased. Example of displays include  items in art, furniture, fashion, home décor, toys, food, and more. It’s the perfect place for Christmas shopping!

Thursday, October 30, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

Plan now to attend the UWRA Fall Luncheon on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the Sunshine Centre/ Luther Village. We look forward to seeing you and other UW friends and to hear Susan Mavor, who retired last year as head of the Special Collections department in the Porter Library, speak on the history of Westmount neighbourhood in Kitchener-Waterloo as well as the founding of the local rubber industry.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 (all day)
Cabaret

When it comes to high calibre theatre, the Shaw Festival ranks right up there with the best.  This year, the Shaw is presenting the Tony Award winning musical – Cabaret!

Welcome to the Kit Kat Klub, the hottest nightclub in Berlin. American Cliff Bradshaw has just arrived in town. When he meets nightclub singer Sally Bowles and the club’s mysterious emcee, his life is turned upside down – just as the world is about to turn upside down, with Hitler on the rise. Hailed as a rare musical that both challenges and entertains, it premiered on Broadway in 1966 and ran over 1100 performances.

Thursday, September 25, 2014 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

We hope you are able to join us for this event. An invitation has been sent to the President and Vice-Chancellor, Feridun Hamdullahpur to be our guest speaker. Other invited guests  include some senior administrators of the University, the Faculty Association President, the Staff Association President and representatives from Human Resources,. This is a time to socialize and renew old and new acquaintances and a chance to chat with your 2014 UWRA Executive.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 (all day)

Additional information will be posted as it becomes available. Foxwood golf club is located in Baden and consists of a mix of holes over the 27-hole layout, which can be a challenge for all golfers, offering an exceptional golf experience each and every time you play.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 — 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

The UW Staff Association (UWSA) has invited the UW Retirees' Association (UWRA) to join them for the above event at Foxwood Country Club for an afternoon of fun, prizes, food and friends. All information can be found on the UWSA golf tournament website. The cost is $45.00 for UWRA members and $50.00 for non-UWRA members. This cost includes golf, cart and dinner.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 (all day)

Port Dover has many attractions, but did you realize that it has a connection to the War of 1812? Come with us as we travel  there and discover the story behind this interesting piece of history. Our resident historian, Gail Cuthbert Brandt, will entertain us with the fascinating details as we travel in our motor coach from Waterloo.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Wilfrid Laurier University

We are delighted to announce that Elizabeth Witmer will join us at LALL’s 17th Anniversary Lecture and Social on Tuesday, May 27. Elizabeth has a 32-year history in public service, first as a trustee and chair of the Waterloo Board of Education and then as the Kitchener-Waterloo MPP from 1990-2012. A strong advocate for the community, she brought the Cancer Centre to Grand River Hospital and the Cardiac Centre to St. Mary’s Hospital.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

Come out and meet other members and share in the business of your Association.  This is a time to socialize; renew old and make new acquaintances and a chance to chat with your 2013/2014 UWRA Executive.

The meeting will consist of short reports on UWRA activities and election of any new board members.  The AGM is generally brief, and is immediately followed by the Reception.  Complimentary snacks and refreshments (wine, beer, and soft drinks) will be served. 

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 (all day)

Please join us as local historian Warren Stauch leads us on a guided and narrated tour of the route of the Underground Railroad from the Waterloo Region to Owen Sound in Grey County.

Saturday, February 22, 2014 (all day)

Are you interested in enjoying the 'wonders of winter'? If so, why not sign up for the annual UW Hagey Curling Bonspiel. Please check their website for more information.

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