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  • New In The Dark exhibit now open at the Waterloo Region Museum.

    On exhibit until May 8th

    An adventure for the whole family! Be immersed in a world of darkness. Visitors can explore life that exists on our planet with little or no light.

    Visit during March Break!

    Families with children of all ages will find lots of fun and educational activities. Enjoy interactive activities like the pit viper game, bat echolocation, and flashers of the night – a firefly matching test.

What thrives beneath the soil, under the sea, in the shadows of night and within other dark environments?

  • in-the-dark-4Darkness of Night
    Encounter animals that dwell in two different environments as darkness falls. Walk around a forest of bobcats, barred owls, spotted skunks, flying squirrels and salamanders and see how
    they forage for meals.

  • in-the-dark-10Darkness Deep within Caves
    Walk-through a recreation of a limestone solution cave and try the Be a Bat interactive computer cave maze. Rely on sounds to find your way out
    of a simulated cave just like a bat!

     

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  • in-the-dark-9Darkness and Humans
    Humans have found ways to adapt to the total
    lack of light, including incredible adaptations for the blind, and also how to bring light into the dark world. Try it out yourself with interactive objects.

  • Bug Feast

    March 12-20, 2016

    Are you brave enough to eat a bug? Visit Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory during March Break for BugFeast Food Truck Festival and they will put your taste buds to the test!

    Three unique food trucks to tempt you with some bugtastic samples:

    Chirpin’ Chimi’s Mexican Food” is serving up Crunchy Cricket Tacos

    Chef Jeff’s Juice Bar” is blending a Tropical Fruit Smoothie with Cricket Protein Powder

    Ento-Melt” is grilling up open-faced Grilled Cheese with Mealworms

     

    Buy your tickets online, samples are FREE with paid admission!

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  • The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery

    There is plenty to do and see this March at the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery. Be sure to check out the Close Quarters exhibition before it closes on March 6!

    The new exhibition, Tributaries opens on Sunday, March 20. Help celebrate by joining Clay and Glass for the Opening Reception at 2pm; admission is free and all are welcome.

    The Clay & Glass Gala
    Saturday, March 12th
    Hon. Bardish Chagger P.C., M.P is our Honorary Gala Chair for this fun, elegant evening.

    Next Play with Clay drop-in is Sunday, March 27, starting at 1pm.

     

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  • Four Points by Sheraton
    Kitchener – Cambridge

    Located in the Kitchener – Cambridge area, Four Points will be a convenient location for you to visit Waterloo Regional Museum, Clay & Glass Gallery and Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory.

    Earn Starwood Preferred Guest points with every dollar spent at the hotel. Relax by the pool or savor delicacies at Preston Bar & Lounge. We will even shuttle you to downtown Cambridge or Waterloo International Airport subject to availability.

    This March, we have an exclusive offer in partnership with Waterloo Tourism.

     

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  • Crowne Plaza Kitchener-Waterloo

    Crowne Plaza’s amenities will ensure you enjoy your stay, whether it’s relaxing by the pool or using the extensive facilities. Crowne Plaza is conveniently located near Kitchener’s best cultural attractions, restaurants, shopping destinations and much, much more.
    When traveling with your family, bring your pet too, they are welcomed! With 5 Pin Bowling, Mini-Putt, and an Arcade, your family and kids will love it.

     

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