Our Annual Events

Volkstrauertag 2018 – Sunday November 18

This event is a state memorial celebrated each year since 1952. It is one of Germany’s “silent days” to remember their fallen soldiers and victims of tyranny of all nations.

The memorial ceremony will be held on Sunday November 18th at Woodland Cemetary at 2:30 pm. Click here for directions.

Immediately following the memorial – you are invited to the Schwaben Club for coffee and cake. Click here for directions

GCRS Annual General Meeting 2018


GCRS Memorial Ceremony 2018 – TBD

The Memorial Ceremony will take place starting at 5:30 pm at the Anna Tuerr Memorial click here for directions

German Pioneers Day 2018 – Tuesday October 9

This event honours pioneering families and organizations, of German decent, who have made valuable contributions to the Region of Waterloo.

It is a celebration of German heritage and the role Germanic people filled in building our Region.

The memorial ceremony will be held on Tuesday October 9th at Kitchener City Hall Rotunda click here for directions

Click here to view last year’s German Pioneers Day program.


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