Hubs and Happenings 2014 - Square 2.0

Right in the heart of UpTown Waterloo at the Square. Willis Way is the HEADQUARTERS to all things Summer Lights Festival:Welcome Centre, Biking Tours, LUX Bus (free bus between UpTown & downtown Kitchener), Volunteer check in and all the fantastic happenings.

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Active Transportation PHOTO BOOTH!

Rowan Photography Studio | Facebook

Rowan Photography Studio working with Active Transportation - City of Waterloo to host a FREE PHOTO BOOTH!!  Come out and get your picture taken with an awesome bike and have your picture uploaded to the festival site! You will find us on Willis Way near Civic Square and help promote Active Transportation Waterloo!!!

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Civic Polis, Art Parc, Corners, Le Village, Square 2.0

The LUXE Bus

CHC Realty | @LuxeWaterloo | Facebook

Jump on The Luxe Bus for a free ride between Kitchener and Waterloo! Sit back, relax, and listen to some live music while you're transported between the Summer Lights Festival Hubs! Brought to you by CHC Student Housing, the owners of Waterloo's premier student housing buildings, Luxe I & II. Bus leaves Civic Polis (at King and College in Kitchener) and Square 2.0 (King at Willis Way in Waterloo) every half an hour starting at 8:30pm. Last pick-up is at 1:30am. *Last bus leaving for Art Parc/KWAG departs at 12:30am.

Stops include:

  • Civic Polis (King and College)
  • Art Parc (KWAG)
  • Le Village (Princess at Regina)
  • Corners (Erb and Carolyn)
  • Square 2.0 (King at Willis Way)

Click here to download a map of the Luxe Bus route (PDF)

 

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Sundae to Sunday

ThunderStorm Productions | @thunderstormkw | Facebook

We will be providing our soft serve ice cream machine for people to get creative and make some really unique sundaes. We will also have popcorn and slushies available.

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Zook and Boots

Zook and Boots | @Zookandboots | Facebook

Zook and Boots is an acoustic-pop duo from Kitchener-Waterloo comprised of songstress Christen Latham (Zuch) and Singer/Songwriter Simon Lewis. ZnB plan to take the SLF by storm playing a collection of heartfelt originals and unique covers.

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Civic Polis, Square 2.0

Welcome Centre

Grab a map or a schedule, ask a question, or come hang out. Welcome Centre is the Sumer Lights Festival Headquarters!

*Luxe bus leaves outside the Headquarters 

 

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Bike Tours

Active Transportation

You can bring your bike or borrow one of ours for FREE. Led by Bruce Hawkings, together everyone will explore The Summer Lights Festival, hop on/ hop off and check out all the cool happenings. All rides start at Willis Way-Active Transportation-City of Waterloo Headquarters.

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Solstice in the Sky

KDUB | @kdub519 | Facebook

Come together to celebrate the start of summer under the stars with a lineup of Tri-City music legends and local artists on the roof of the UpTown Parkade. Solstice in the Sky will feature audio and visual art installations in a lounge atmosphere. Reconnect with friends from the past & make new ones. Enjoy local art. Watch music be created live with synths and sound equipment. Enjoy the beautiful view. Lots of black light! We celebrate rain or shine (we'll move down a level). This is an alcohol-free, family friendly event.

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Waterloo Active Transportation - Biking

Active Transportation

Biking photo booth, tune-ups, and cool lighting gear. Bike tours led by CAN-BIKE 2 certified instructor Bruce Hawkings.

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Grand River Public Bike Share

Grand River Public Bike Share | @GRPBS | Facebook

Come out and meet the Grand River Public Bike Share and check out the awesomeness that they are bringing to Waterloo.

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Civic Polis, Square 2.0

The Gallows by SWINTAK

CAFKA - Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area | @_CAFKA | Facebook

SWINTAK (Toronto), The Gallows is a performance where the artist will sleep and do bedtime activities during the day in public spaces on a roaming bed that will roll and float throughout Kitchener and Waterloo.

Part of CAFKA's It Should Always Be This Way exhibition.

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Civic Polis, Square 2.0

Pype Supersystem by Sara Graham

CAFKA - Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area | @_CAFKA | Facebook

Sara Graham (Vancouver), Pype Supersystem is three yellow pipe sculptures installed around Kitchener and Waterloo, made with the assistance of City of Kitchener hydro and gas department.

Waterloo Civic Square, Tannery Communitech Hub, and City of Kitchener sidewalk planter.

Part of CAFKA's It Should Always Be This Way exhibition.

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Share the Experience

Summer Lights Festival Radio

Tune in at Radiolaurier.com or click here to stream starting at 8pm.

Respecting the Process

Respecting the Process aims to honour the personal progression of motivating people & inspire with their stories. Check out RtP produced video content showcasing SLF participants.

ChalkThoughts

Chalkthoughts is striving to provide high quality chalk art photos and to inspire people of all ages to “create art anywhere”. Look for Chalkthoughts during the festival and don't forget to submit your Chalkthoughts.

PictureThis App

Participate in interactive photo challenges during SLF and beyond.

Eventpeeks

Tweet your pics to #SLFKW and check them out on the live Eventpeeks wall, also projected on real walls during the festival both UpTown and Downtown.

Social Media

Join us! Tag your tweets with #SLFKW.

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