Ontario

June 16,17

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Theatre of the Beat and musical group No Discernable Key present “Yellow Bellies,” a play about conscientious objectors during the Second World War: (16), at Steinmann Mennonite Church, Baden, at 7:30 p.m.; (17) at Floradale Mennonite Church, at 2 and 7 p.m.

April 1

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Women’s retreat with author and pastor April Yamasaki, organized by Ottawa Mennonite Church, at St. Paul’s University, Ottawa, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information call 613-733-6729.

Jun. 17

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Theatre of the Beat presents “Yellow Bellies,” a play about conscientious objectors during the Second World War, at Floradale Mennonite Church, at 2 and 7 p.m.

Apr. 23-May 14

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National Pilgrimage for Indigenous Rights, a 600-kilometre walk from Kitchener to Ottawa, stopping at 21 churches along the way and engaging in teach-ins, all in support of Canada’s implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. For more information, visit pfir.ca.

Apr. 1

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Dedication/reception for the launch of Lawrence Burkholder’s book “The Leviathan Factor,” at Wideman Mennonite Church, Markham, at 2:30 p.m.

Jun. 13

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Annual chicken barbecue at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp, New Hamburg. Advance tickets required. For more information, call 519-625-8602.

May 6,7

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Soli Deo Gloria Singers present “Faith alone, grace alone,” a spring choral concert: (6) UMEI, north of Leamington, at 7:30 p.m.; (7) Leamington United Mennonite Church, at 3 p.m.).

May 1,2

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Seniors spring retreat at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp, New Hamburg. Theme: “Dancing in the wind: The vocation of the church in society.” Speakers: Jack and Irene Suderman. Same program each day. For more information, call 519-625-8602.

Mar. 22-Apr. 4

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MC Eastern Canada cluster meetings to review “A proposal for revitalizing MC Canada”: (22) Danforth Mennonite Church, Toronto, at 7:30 p.m.; (29) Waterloo North Mennonite, Waterloo, at 7 p.m.; (30) Vineland United Mennonite Church, at 7 p.m.; (4) Wellesley Mennonite Church, at 7 p.m.

Jun. 17

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MennoHomes’ “Out-spok’n for affordable housing” bike-a-thon, at Elmira Mennonite Church. Options for cyclists, hikers and motorcyclists. Contact Dan Driedger at 226-476-2535 for more details.

May 6,7

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InterMennonite Children’s Choir 50th-anniversary weekend: (6) alumni choir rehearsal, dinner and evening entertainment, at Waterloo-Kitchener United Mennonite Church, beginning at 3:30 p.m. (for more information, visit bit.ly/imcc-50th-anniversary); (7) anniversary concert, at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Kitchener, at 3 p.m.

Apr. 22

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Women of MC Eastern Canada Enrichment Day, at St. Jacobs Mennonite Church, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Topic: “Body and soul.” Speaker: Carol Penner.

Feb. 28

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Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, presents “Building a global low-carbon economy piece by peace” at 4:30 p.m. Speaker: Scott Morton Ninomiya.

Mar. 24-25

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Conrad Grebel Student Council presents “The Music Man,” at the Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts, Kitchener; (24) 6 p.m.; (25) 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tickets available at the Grebel Main Office, Waterloo, in February.

Feb. 17

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Ontario Mennonite Relief Heifer Sale, at Dave Carson Farms and Auction Services, Listowel, at 11 a.m. To donate or sponsor a heifer, call the MCC Ontario office at 519-745-8458.

Until Apr. 13

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“Tesatawiyat (Come in)” photography exhibit at the Grebel Gallery at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo. The community photography project features indigenous people near Hamilton, Ont., sharing their stories in their homes.

Mar. 3

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Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, presents the 2017 Rodney and Lorna Sawatsky Visiting Scholar Lecture. Speaker: Mary Jo Leddy. Topic: “Room enough for hope: Canada’s response to the refugee crisis.”

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