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Celebrating 60 Years
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Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm
Second Annual Pop-Up Cinema
Come touchdown with REC and enjoy a movie under the stars. This Pop-Up Cinema event is free and all are welcome! Please bring your chair, blanket, etc. for seating. This year will showcase The Blind Side - a movie to remind you that where you come from doesn't have to dictate where you can go.
Paid parking available in lots M and N.
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 7:30 pm
The music for this concert is a collection of enchanting and beautiful compositions from all over Europe and England. The incomparable Beethoven wakes us to the evils of politics, dishonesty, and murder in his dramatic overture to Coriolan. A fitting overture for an election year.
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am
WISE Public Lecture: Biogas - Resource Recovery & Clean Tech
This talk will focus on the three projects being pursued at the Walker Environmental landfill in Niagara Falls, Ontario through our landfill gas utilization partnership, Integrated Gas Recovery Services (IGRS). There will be a question and answer session at the end of this lecture.
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Hallman Lecture: Whiteness, Women and Sex Tourism
Professor Donna Chambers, Professor of Tourism at the University of Sunderland, UK, is recognized internationally as a leading critical tourism and leisure scholar whose work has contributed significantly to advancing social justice perspectives. She examines female sex tourism in the post-colonial world through the lens of whiteness theory.
Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm
Perseids Sky-Watching Party and Lecture: "Mapping the Universe"
Explore the night sky with astronomers from the Faculty of Science and Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. The Perseids meteor shower will be at its most spectacular, so let's gather to learn something and then enjoy the view! Parking provided in Lot X and in the OpenText lot.
Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Discover the University of Waterloo’s School of Architecture in Cambridge (former Riverside Silk Mill) and the Brubacher House Museum located at the University of Waterloo’s main campus in Waterloo at an open house as part of Doors Open Waterloo Region 2018. Pick up the 2018 Doors Open map & guide at libraries, museums and tourism offices across Waterloo Region from August to September, or in The Waterloo Region Record on Saturday, September 8. Free admission.
“The caliber of post-secondary students in our city is second to none. At the University of Waterloo, in addition to their academic strengths, students find unique and innovative ways to share their time and talent, investing in our city and making it a better place for all. We are fortunate to have this award-winning university in our city.”
- DAVE JAWORSKY, Mayor, City of Waterloo