News

Posted Monday, 29 June, 2020

Region of Waterloo Museums’ Summer Day Camps will begin July 6 and will operate from Schneider Haus National Historic Site. All camps will comply with Provincial and Public Health guidelines that ensure a safe experience for all campers. A limited number of Summer Day Camps are now available for purchase. For more information and to register visit www.schneiderhaus.ca . Camps will take place in July and August with programs for children from seven to 13 years...
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Posted Wednesday, 15 April, 2020

Help Us Write HistoryHelp us literally write history! Region of Waterloo Museums, Region of Waterloo Archives, and Region of Waterloo Libraries are looking for the public’s help in recording accounts of everyday life during the COVID-19 pandemic for future generations. 
We are looking for the experiences of Waterloo Region residents from a variety of age groups during the length of the pandemic. Some of the experiences we are hoping to document include: 
Shopping conditions
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Posted Friday, 13 March, 2020

Though Schneider Haus National Historic Site still remains closed due to COVID 19, we are offering Summer Sunday Strolls in the evening through the Schneider Haus neighborhood. Downtown residents and local historians, rych mills and Todd Bowman, will treat you to some interesting stories and neighbourhood history while they lead you on a brisk 90-minute walk through historic parts of the Queen Street South district - rain or shine. Limited spaces are available due to physical...
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Posted Thursday, 23 January, 2020

Sarah GodfreyWATERLOO REGION –  Hand embroidery artist, illustrator, and designer Sarah Godfrey has accepted a residency as the 2020 Schneider Haus Artist-in-Residence. Sarah is passionate about exploring colour and texture, and draws much inspiration from nature and folklore. Her work has gained a large online following, which has lead to exciting international collaborations. She is also passionate about developing educational materials for other creative people and pursues opportunities...
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Posted Thursday, 05 December, 2019

SeniorsSchneider Haus National Historic Site and the Region of Waterloo Library have been awarded a grant in the amount of $5,086 from the Seniors Community Grant Program through the Ontario Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility.
“This project, Making Connections, is a partnership between Schneider Haus National Historic Site and the Region of Waterloo Library. The goal of Making Connections is to offer outreach programming for seniors living in the Region’s four rural...

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