Mothers DayMother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 10 this year and there is no shortage of great local activities for you and mom to share together! From scrumptious outdoor brunches, to DIY crafts, Waterloo Region has it all.

Here are our top 5 ideas for appreciating Mom this Mother’s Day:

1. Brunch on a Patio

If your celebration plans include mimosas and eggs, there’s no better time than now to book a table! Check out this fun infographic from Uptown Waterloo, which illustrates what restaurants have outdoor brunch seating.

2. Satisfy Mom’s Sweet Tooth

See what the Nougat has to offer for Mother’s Day! This Waterloo Region bakery has locations in Kitchener and Waterloo. With assortments of baked breads, pastries and chocolate, Nougat is a great place to bring Mom for a special treat!

They also have some unique gift ideas too.

3. Spoil Mom at the Spa

Spoil your Mom with a spa package. Gina’s Spa offers 8 perfect Mother’s Day Gift Packages that won’t break the bank! Their prices range from $80.00 to $166.00. See them all here.


Make Mom something that will fast forever. Located in the heart of downtown Kitchener, THEMUSEUM is offering a special Crafty Creation class at 11AM and 2PM to make Mother’s Day Pendants! It’s a great activity that Mom will definitely love.

5. Take Mom to the Movies

Take Mom to a movie at a local theatre. The new Apollo Cinema in downtown Kitchener has a special selection of films for you and mom on May 10th. See the full list of films here.

Now, we wouldn’t dare compare Afterglow to a mom, but we do play a motherly role to your heating and cooling equipment. We don’t want your equipment to get sick, we want them to have a long, successful life and we check in to make sure everything is A-Okay throughout the year!

If your equipment is acting up, please give us a call! We’re always here to help: 519-747-7732.
Happy Mother’s Day!

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