Get out your calendar

There's always something going on in the Innovation Works community! Check out all of the upcoming events below.

October 22 - 1:00 to 2:00

The need for professionals and volunteers within the nonprofit sector to work together in a more integrated way grows every day. Held on the 4th Monday of every month, the Nonprofit Meet Up is a space for nonprofits to come together, share resources and support each other in the work that we do. 

October 23 - 9:00 to 12:00
Pillar Members: $55, Non-members: $70

While nonprofit success is measured in more than just dollars, board members must maintain a close eye on the financial direction of the organization and its economic stability if they are to truly fulfill their responsibility. This session will help board members gain a better understanding of their financial stewardship responsibilities and give them a starting point for comprehending key financial data.

Participants will learn about:

October 23 - 10:00 to 11:15

Join us for an Innovation Works 101 session with our Community Animator Sienna! Learn about who we are, why we do what we do, and all the incredible things that happen inside these walls. 

Please RSVP to with subject line IW 101 and the names and emails of everyone who will be attending. 

October 24 - 9:00 to 3:30
$30 for LAVA members,


Leading the Way, Not Managing the Day

Professional Development Seminar

October 24 - 6:00 to October 28 - 1:00

We bring the best of the Work of film artists with a connection to Southwestern Ontario in a juried competition for features, shorts, documentaries, short documentaries and short animations. Additionally, FCFF presents a selection of the best Canadian films of the year, industry workshops and networking, a screenplay competition, filmmaker Q&As, receptions and awards.

Five days Celebrating Film Connected to this Region!


October 25 - 8:30 to 9:15

Yin yoga is a passive, transformative style of Hatha yoga that asks participants to hold postures. This longer hold of poses is done to strengthen, lengthen, and provide therapeutic release to joints, muscles, ligaments, fascia, and other connective tissues. 

October 25 - 12:05 to 12:45

Gentle mindful movement and guided meditation, followed by a discussion about the role compassion plays in our daily lives. Those with or without any experience of meditation are welcome. Movement will be minor, and accessible to those with different physical abilities.

October 25 - 4:45 to 5:45
Is there such a thing as work-life balance?

This is a short workshop and discussion about ways to integrate our multiple roles in life. Share your perspective, hear from others, and leave with some resources for reflection and action.

October 26 - 9:30 to 11:00

Want to meet other social innovators and entrepreneurs? Drop by and join our peer group the last Friday morning of each month from 9:30 AM - 11 AM at Innovation Works, 1st floor Commons. Facilitated by our Social Enterprise Coach, this is an opportunity to meet our team and other social entrepreneurs. Come with an idea to share, a challenge to discuss, or a listening ear.

This is a drop-in event and everyone's welcome!

October 30 - 1:00 to 4:00
Pillar Members: $55, Non-members: $70