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May 2017

Getting behind the wheel of an electric car

May 13 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Reep House for Sustainable Living, 20 Mill Street
Kitchener, ON N2G 2Y3 Canada
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Sustainable Living Speakers Series What will it take to get you behind the wheel of your own electric car? If you are considering purchasing an electric car, here's your chance to learn what you need to know. The presentation will cover: An overview of the history of electric vehicles from the beginning in the early 1900s to present day. Where we are heading in the future? An outline about costs, incentives and charging infrastructure as it relates to Ontario residents… Continue Reading Getting behind the wheel of an electric car

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Building a Rain Garden – May 20

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
RAIN work party

How to build a rain garden from start to finish Our RAIN Coach Becca Robinson will outline the considerations in designing a rain garden. She will also advise you on how to plan for the long term so that you can take into consideration adding other outdoor features in the future such as a patio. Rain gardens are built to capture a large volume of water. Rain gardens differ from regular gardens because they are dug out and filled with… Continue Reading Building a Rain Garden – May 20

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Everything you want to know about rain barrels

May 27 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Reep House for Sustainable Living, 20 Mill Street
Kitchener, ON N2G 2Y3 Canada
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connecting a diverter to a rain barrel

REEP HOUSE Series Get your rain barrel questions answered We'll look at the basics of rain barrels such as where it should go, how to properly set it up, making good use of it and getting it ready for winter. Be sure that your rain barrel is helping you be smart about managing water rather than causing problems for your home. We'll also take a look at determining how many rain barrels you could use, connecting rain barrels and using… Continue Reading Everything you want to know about rain barrels

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Selecting plants for your rain garden – May 28

May 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

How to plant for beauty and function Plants are the most visible part of your rain garden. At this presentation, you'll learn how taking time to consider your selection of plants can enhance the beauty of your space, attract pollinators, and manage rain where it falls. Rain gardens are built to capture a large volume of water. Rain gardens differ from regular gardens because they are dug out and filled with a special mixture which enables the garden to act like a sponge… Continue Reading Selecting plants for your rain garden – May 28

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June 2017

Harvesting rain for your gardens – June 3

June 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
tomato on plant

Water your plants using gravity Find out techniques for harvesting the rain to water a vegetable garden in raised bed planters. Gravity-fed irrigation systems take a lot of the work out of watering your plants. Learn how to get the rain working for you simply and elegantly. Walk through the design considerations that incorporate rain smart features into your landscape to capture rain and enhance the beauty and functionality of the space. Presenters: Michael Albanese & Becca Robinson Location: 29 Guelph… Continue Reading Harvesting rain for your gardens – June 3

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Electric Cruise Night

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Reep House for Sustainable Living, 20 Mill Street
Kitchener, ON N2G 2Y3 Canada
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A cruise night with a difference Together with the Waterloo Region Electric Vehicle Association, we are hosting a cruise night with a difference. All the vehicles will be electric powered. Both the parking lots at the Reep House for Sustainable Living and for the Schneider Haus will be filled with electric cars and possibly other vehicles. Come see the different makes and models that are available and talk to local owners about their experiences! See several types of vehicles! We… Continue Reading Electric Cruise Night

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Summer Lights Painted Rain Barrels

June 17 @ 8:00 pm - June 26 @ 9:00 pm

Six artists. Six barrels. One could be yours. On the evening of June 17, 6 artists live painted 6 rain barrels between 8 p.m. and 1 a.m. as part of the Summer Lights Festival. You can bid to buy a barrel through an online auction on eFlea: OPEN NOW until June 26 at 9 p.m. Our featured artists in 2017 are: Carolyn Dawn Good - Bid on the barrel Carolyn painted Jennifer Gough - Bid on the barrel Jennifer painted Nik Harron - Bid on… Continue Reading Summer Lights Painted Rain Barrels

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Rain Barrel Sale in Mount Hope

June 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Pick up day: June 24            ​ ​ Rain barrel sale ​for KW Accessibility​ ​In Mount Hope​ ​ Order in advance at: rainbarrel.ca/kwa

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September 2017

Climate in Pieces

September 9 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Reep House for Sustainable Living, 20 Mill Street
Kitchener, ON N2G 2Y3 Canada
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mosaic workshop at Reep House for Sustainable Living

Find the Zero Waste Challenge here! SUSTAINABLE LIVING SPEAKERS SERIES and Open House From art to action For her yearlong project as the City of Kitchener's 2017 artist in residence, Julie Sperling is engaging the community in an open dialogue about the environment using a series of mosaics. At this presentation, hear her thoughts about climate change from the perspective a mosaic artist. Tour REEP house, and make a small mosaic to contribute to Julie's final project. Presenter Julie Sperling is a Canadian mosaic artist… Continue Reading Climate in Pieces

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Greening Your Neighbourhood Workshop – Sept 20

September 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

For Residents of the Fiddlesticks neighbourhood (see map below for boundaries) The Greening Your Neighbourhood Workshop will invite neighbours to collaborate with city planners, engineers and landscape designers to imagine ways to improve the use of the outdoor space in the neighbourhood so it can manage stormwater and improve the quality of life for residents. Landscape solutions that help to manage rain also can have benefits to the community by adding to its beauty, adding green space and shade, and… Continue Reading Greening Your Neighbourhood Workshop – Sept 20

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