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Dear Sound FM,
This is what is happening at HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre this week.
Welcome back to the Ovarian Cancer Support Group in Waterloo!
After a brief hiatus, the Ovarian Cancer Support Group is returning to Waterloo on Thursday, July 18, 2019 during the afternoon from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. To register, please visit Ovarian Cancer Support Group.
Rear Inn of Waterloo Renovations
Beginning on Monday, July 15, the Inn of Waterloo will be performing some minor renovations (carpeting) inside the rear lobby. Please access HopeSpring through the rear of the Inn. If you require assistance accessing HopeSpring, please call 519-742-4673 and we will make arrangements to help. We will be providing updates on access to HopeSpring on our website and social media channels.

Hours of Operations Update:
HopeSpring is closed on Thursday evenings after 5:00 p.m. and closed on Saturdays during the summer.

Did you know?
Women with long hair often find it difficult when their hair changes or falls out. Thanks to Capri Salon and the generous support of the Zonta Club of Kitchener-Waterloo, we have a lovely selection of long haired wigs.
Featured Programs:
Give Meditation a try to calm your mind
The goal of meditation is to focus and understand your mind—eventually reaching an inner calm. Curious to give it a try? Meditation in Waterloo runs from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24. To register, please visit Meditation.

Ever tried Laughter Yoga?
Now is your chance to try a gentle form of yoga that involves deep breathing, stretching and laughter. Curious to give it a try? Laughter Yoga runs from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30. To register, please visit Laughter Yoga.

Here is our programming schedule for this week:
Tuesday, July 16
Women’s Support Group: 11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. in Cambridge
Gentle Yoga for Symptom Management: 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. in Cambridge

Wednesday, July 17
Breast Cancer & Nutrition: 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. in Kitchener at GRRCC
Coping with Cancer: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in Kitchener at GRRCC
Men’s Program: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in Waterloo

Thursday, July 18
Tai Chi: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. in Waterloo
Ovarian Cancer Support Group: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. in Waterloo

Upcoming Partner Events:
Bereaved Families of Ontario Midwestern Region

Living with Loss Support Groups
Topic: Coping with Guilt
Cambridge: Tuesday, July 16 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Langs.
Kitchener: Tuesday July 16 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre.
Hospice Wellington presents: Grief Education Workshops

Thursday, July 18 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. at Mount Forest Family Health Team – 525 Dublin St, Mount Forest
Tuesday, July 23 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. at Little Falls Business Centre – 245 David Street North, Fergus
Tuesday, July 23 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at Hospice Wellington – 795 Scottsdale Drive, Guelph.
This workshop is a gentle introduction to grief and bereavement. Grief often seems overwhelming and unbearable. No two people are alike in grief. We all struggle to understand ourselves and the world around us in the face of profound loss. This workshop will cover the emotional, mental, physical, spiritual and social aspects of grief. Everyone is welcome to attend. To register, please contact Wendy to reserve a spot at (519) 836-3921, ext. 212 or
Tuesday July 23 – PCCN W-W

Prostate Cancer Canada Network Waterloo-Wellington is holding their support group meeting on Tuesday, July 23 at 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at Rockway Community Centre. All are welcome to attend – including caregivers!

Our Website is a great resource!
Our website hosts more than just our program information. There are blogs, newsletters from our partners, information about volunteering and more. Make sure you check our website regularly. In the case of weather cancellations, we will post an update on our website. Be sure to use Internet Explorer 11, Edge, Google Chrome, Firefox or Safari to access our website.
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Please call 519-742-4673 and speak to a volunteer who can assist you.
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Kitchener, ON – In the wake of the city of Kitchener declaring a Climate Emergency THEMUSEUM is set to bring international artists together with local innovators to tackle the impending crisis in the form of a Climate Crisis Festival entitled ALARM


The festival will include numerous partnerships from Reep Green Solutions and Sustainable Waterloo Region to area universities and the Toronto Star.


The anchor, Agents for Change | Facing the Anthropocene, is a media art exhibition co-curated by Nina Czegledy and Jane Tingley. The exhibition will bring together contemporary, thought-provoking, and important national and international new media projects on the theme of environmental change.

THEMUSEUM will also explore the impact on the melting polar ice caps, water, climate refugees and a family exhibition exploring at risk species with a focus on the dwindling frog population as they approach the sixth mass extinction.

THEMUSEUM looks to use its stage to shine a light on the efforts being done to help conserve a natural climate and make transformative connections to what individuals, corporations and governments must do to chart a new course of optimism for the future”, said David Marskell, CEO of THEMUSEUM.


Spanning two floors and via community collaborations the climate crisis festival will be the largest topic addressed by THEMUSEUM since Titanic | The Artifact Exhibition and will run from mid-January through Labour Day 2020.



Taylor Marskell
Interim Marketing Manager
10 King Street West
Kitchener, ON, N2G 1A3
Twitter/FB: @THEMUSEUM Instagram: @themuseumkitchener