Your Week in Kitchener: From Newcomer Youth Programs to Midnight Basketball

Are you ready for an exciting week in Kitchener? From cultural events to thrilling sports matches and vibrant markets, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Let's dive into what's happening in our wonderful city from October 11th to October 16th.

Wednesday, October 11: Let's Talk Newcomer Youth Program

If you're interested in supporting the youth in our community, mark your calendar for Wednesday, October 11th. The Kitchener Public Library Central Library will host the "Let's Talk Newcomer Youth Program" from 5 to 7 p.m. This event is a fantastic opportunity to connect with and empower newcomer youth. Don't forget that registration is required, so sign up and be part of this positive change.

Friday, October 13: Hockey Night in Kitchener

Are you a fan of high-octane sports action? On Friday, October 13th, head to The Aud at 7 p.m. to witness the Kitchener Rangers take on the Barrie Colts in an electrifying hockey match. You'll need to grab your tickets to be part of the excitement, so make sure to secure your spot.

Saturday, October 14: A Day for Foodies and Culture Enthusiasts

Saturday is packed with options for every interest and age group.

  • Farmers' Market: Start your day early with a visit to the Kitchener Market from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Discover fresh, local produce, artisanal products, and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere. No registration is required, so just show up and explore.

  • Oktoberfest in Berlin: Immerse yourself in the rich German culture and enjoy Oktoberfest in Berlin at the Woodside National Historic Site from noon to 6 p.m. Taste traditional German food, enjoy lively music, and experience the warm and welcoming atmosphere. No registration is required.

  • Spirit Market: If you're looking for unique, handcrafted items, don't miss the Spirit Market at the Homer Watson House & Gallery from noon to 4 p.m. Explore art, jewelry, and crafts made by local artisans. There's no registration necessary, so come and support local talent.

  • Midnight Basketball: For night owls and sports enthusiasts, the Midnight Basketball event at the Victoria Hills Community Centre is a must. From 8 p.m. to midnight, you can shoot some hoops and enjoy a fun and active evening. No registration is required, so bring your A-game and your friends.

Sunday, October 15: More Hockey Action

The weekend is not over yet! On Sunday, October 15th, join the crowd at The Aud for another exciting Kitchener Rangers game. This time, they face off against the Windsor Spitfires at 2 p.m. Be sure to secure your tickets for this thrilling match.

Monday, October 16: Victoria Park Pavilion Open House

Wrap up your week with a visit to the Victoria Park Pavilion on Monday, October 16th. From 6 to 8 p.m., they are hosting an open house where you can explore this lovely venue. No registration is required, so drop by and discover a beautiful and versatile event space in the heart of Kitchener.

This week in Kitchener promises something for everyone, from supporting our community's youth to indulging in delicious food, cultural experiences, and thrilling sports events. Be sure to mark your calendar, register where required, and make the most of everything our vibrant city has to offer. Enjoy your week in Kitchener!