A Walking Adventure Through Williamsburg

As our lovely neighbourhood grows and matures, the inviting activities within walking distance increases! There are a few ways you can really enjoy Williamsburg that cost you nothing but time and we promise you, it is time well spent. Geocaching – If you are not yet familiar with geocaching, we highly recommend you check it out. Read more about A Walking Adventure Through Williamsburg[…]

An Outdoor Movie & SO MUCH MORE!

When we think of Neighbours Day, we think of neighbours and community partners coming together to enjoy a great time together. Saturday June 9th  will be no different! We are very excited to be joining Tracy Valko again this year for the 3rd Annual Neighbours Day Movie in the Park in Max Becker Common. Activities Read more about An Outdoor Movie & SO MUCH MORE![…]

Celebrating Volunteer Week

Celebrating Volunteer Week April 15th to 21st We at the Williamsburg Community Association (WCA) say a big THANK YOU to our volunteers during this week that assist us with programs, special events, city initiatives #lovemyhood or being part of our board of directors. This year’s National Theme is Celebrate the Value of Volunteering – building confidence, Read more about Celebrating Volunteer Week[…]

Williamsburg Community Association – A Year in Review

I’m proud to say that 2017 marked another successful year for the Williamsburg Community Association (WCA) and our community. Throughout the past year we secured a large community matching grant from the City of Kitchener, once again partnered with several local businesses for our annual events, launched a new website and reviewed important documents that Read more about Williamsburg Community Association – A Year in Review[…]

Street Art wall mural in Kitchener

Street Art on Activa is almost complete!

On June 5, youth were invited to come out to the Mac’s Convenience Store in Activa Ave right here in Williamsburg, to spray paint an outdoor wall and create street art with professional street artist, Magic “Finnga” Wong. Since June 6, Wong his been working his magic creating a unique mural that reflects Waterloo Region. Read more about Street Art on Activa is almost complete![…]

new trees Kitchener

We Asked and You Answered: Thanks for Helping the Trees

Last year the City of Kitchener appealed to residents to help our new trees thrive – and you did! This was the situation in 2016 It’s not just farmers worried about the impact of the current drought conditions in Southwestern Ontario. City officials are appealing to residents to help the new trees across the city thrive by Read more about We Asked and You Answered: Thanks for Helping the Trees[…]

Canada 150 Awards in Kitchener

Residents to be Honoured with Canada 150 Awards

MP Harold Albrecht and MPP Michael Harris are teaming up to recognize members of the Kitchener-Conestoga riding in the form of new Canada 150 awards. What are the Canada 150 Awards? Categories are diverse, ranging from caregivers to entrepreneurs to just recognizing a good neighbour. Members of the community are encouraged to nominate as many Read more about Residents to be Honoured with Canada 150 Awards[…]

Mac’s Convenience Stores Waterloo

Waterloo Regional Police Take Part in Unique StreetArt Program

Waterloo Regional Police Service, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Waterloo Region and Mac’s Convenience Stores, are calling on the community to help take part in an exciting new project entitled StreetART at Mac’s. This project, to be completed in June, is an opportunity for police to work alongside youth in our community to build Read more about Waterloo Regional Police Take Part in Unique StreetArt Program[…]

Williamsburg Neighbours Day

Neighours Day is Coming Saturday June 10

Neighbours Day happens on the second Saturday every June – this year it’s Saturday June 10, 2017 What is Neighbour’s Day 2017? Neighbours Day is about connecting with people in your neighbourhood, learning what’s available around you and finding a variety of ways to celebrate the vibrant and diverse city we live in.  Join us Read more about Neighours Day is Coming Saturday June 10[…]