Menno Singers presents "Inspiration," a concert of English choral composers, featuring Emily Rempel, the 2017 Abner Martin Scholarship winner, at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Kitchener, at 7:30 p.m.
"Prayer and preparedness for local tragedies," an Anabaptist Learning Workshop event, at Elmira Mennonite Church, from 1 to 4 p.m. Speaker: Reverend Brenda Curtis.
Menno Singers present, "Incarnation," a concert celebrating the birth of Christ, at St. Matthews Lutheran Church, at 3 p.m.
"How to lead a dynamic Bible study," an Anabaptist Workshop event, at Vineland United Church, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Speaker: Professor Derek Suderman of Conrad Grebel University College.
Menno Singers present "Lamentation," a Lenten service: (6) at Rockway Mennonite Church, Kitchener, at 7:30 p.m., (7) at Knox Presbyterian Church, Elora, at 3 p.m.
"Reflecting on teaching practice (current or future), an Anabaptist Learning Workshop event, at the Toronto School of Theology, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Speaker: Matthew Bailey-Dick, ALW coordinator.
Mennonite Mass Choir presents "Celebration," hymns of praise by Mendelssohn, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Kitchener, at 7:30 p.m.
Nithview Community Auxiliary Christmas Bazaar, in New Hamburg, from 2 to 4 p.m. Includes bake sale, silent auction, community vendors and a tearoom.
Sing for Water, an event for people who love to sing and care about water, the environment and Indigenous reconciliation; at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, at 7:30 p.m. Event includes a water blessing; bring your own small vessel of water.
Menno Singers present "Sing-a-long Messiah," at St. Jacobs Mennonite Church, at 3 p.m.
Annual Spirit of Christmas live music and craft show, at Nairn Mennonite Church, Ailsa Craig; (16) from 6:30 to 9 p.m., (17) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring juried crafts, Ten Thousand Villages, baking, chocolate, greeting cards and a tea room. For more information, visit nairnmennonite.weebly.com.
Fairview seniors community, Cambridge, holds its annual handicraft sale, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Includes Christmas decorations, knitting, woodworking, used books and baking for sale. Tea room and lunch available from the Fairview Auxiliary.
The Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario presents "Living history: Indigenous and Mennonite stories of encounter," at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Soli Deo Gloria Singers present their fall concert, "To Everything There is a Season;" (24) at UMEI, Leamington, at 7:30 p.m., (25) at Leamington United Mennonite Church, at 3 p.m. Tickets available by phone at 519-326-7448.
"Empowered Women Preach" conference at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo.
Parkwood and Fairview Mennonite senior communities fundraiser for dementia care, at Bingemans, Kitchener, at 6:30 p.m. Speaker: Spencer West. Event includes silent auction. For tickets, call 519-653-5719 x4837.
Pax Chrisit Chorale presents Miziwe...(Everywhere...), the world premiere of a newly commissioned oratorio sung in the Ojibwe Odawa language (with subtitles), at Koerner Hall, Toronto at 3 p.m.
Pax Christi Chorale presents Slavic Devotion, featuring works by Stravinsky and Rachmaninoff, at Grace Church on-the-Hill, Toronto; (27) at 7:30 p.m. (28) at 3 p.m.
Pax Christi Chorale presents England's Golden Age, featuring acapella works from the reigns of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I, at Grace Church on-the-Hill, Toronto, at 3 p.m.
Conrad Grebel University College and University of Waterloo open house, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dean Peachey, the 2018 Conrad Grebel Distinguished Alumni Service Award winner, will speak on "Backward/forward: Reflections on peace, conflict and human rights," in the Grebel Gallery, Waterloo, at 7:30 p.m.