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Porch Party Perfection

Feels good when all the pieces fall into place, doesn’t it? Our seventh Grand Porch Party felt near-perfection, with amazing weather, super volunteers, incredible bands and a bumper crowd. So, the Food Trucks didn’t show. I guess you can’t win … Continue reading

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Seven Shores Urban Market & Cafe

Each year we like to feed our musicians to make sure they’re fully energized for an afternoon of performing. This year, Seven Shores Urban Market & Cafe has generously donated food (carefully made using locally-sourced ingredients) for all of our … Continue reading

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Words Worth Books

The following guest post was written by our friends at Words Worth Books Words Worth Books has proudly sponsored the Grand Porch Party since its second year, seeing it as a phenomenal community-builder. Walking around the neighbourhood, stopping to catch … Continue reading

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Insight Eye Care

The Grand Porch Party wouldn’t be possible without the amazing support of our Sponsors. One of our sponsors, Insight Eye Care, has been there for us since almost the very beginning. Insight is a member of our Uptown community (seriously, … Continue reading

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It’s Party Time (almost)

Today’s the day! The Grand Porch Party kicks off at 2pm this afternoon and will fill Uptown West Waterloo with three hours of awesome music, great community, and gosh darn fun. If you haven’t planned your day yet, you can … Continue reading

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The case for volunteering

Darin White is not only a top-notch photographer, blogger and Grand Porch Party volunteer: He is also a passionate advocate for active citizenry. When he’s not attending or promoting local arts and community efforts, he is thinking of new ways … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Matching Fund supports GPP2013

The Grand Porch Party 2013 is delighted to have received a Neighbourhood Matching Fund from the City of Waterloo! Thanks, hometown! This fantastic funding scheme helps support grassroots projects. If you have an idea – whether big or small – … Continue reading

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