The Politico Calendar for March 2016

I’d say welcome to spring, but at least 10 out of the last 29 days could have been clarified as “spring-like.” So why not celebrate that time of year for getting outside, by getting in to some of these great Guelph events.

March 1
Guelph Women in Networking (GWIN) – Dinner and Speaker Series, Springfield Golf and Country Club, 5:30 pm
UGDSB Program Committee Meeting – Board Office, 500 Victoria Road North, 7-9 pm
Governance Committee – City Hall, Council Chambers, 2 pm
Infrastructure, Development and Enterprise Committee – City Hall, Council Chambers, 5 pm

March 2
College of Arts United Way Chilly Days Chili Fundraiser – Peter Clark Hall, University Centre, 11:30 am-1 pm

March 3
Emerging Nature Photography Exhibition – eMERGE Guelph, Old Quebec Street Mall (through to March 31)
Mocktail, Music and Mingling – Winter Survival Kit Fundrasier – Guelph CHC, 176 Wyndham Street North, 4-6 pm
Relay Rally (“kick off” the Relay for Life 2016) – The Albion Hotel, 7-9 pm
Last Day, Last Hour, Canada’s Great War on Trial, A Staged Play Reading – Ontario Court of Justice, Court Room 2, 59 Carden Street, 7:30 pm
Corporate Services Committee – City Hall, Council Chambers, 2 pm
Public Services Committee – City Hall, Council Chambers, 5 pm
Stratford Shakespearean Lecture Series Macbeth with Dr. Andrew Bretz – Main Library, 100 Norfolk Street, 7 pm

March 4
Guelph FireFighters 2nd annual Rooftop Campout for Muscular Dystrophy – Stone Road Mall (through to March 6)
AM Roofing Charity Hockey Night with Darryl Sittler – Sleeman Centre, 7:30-10 pm

March 5
Community Breakfast – Three Willows United Church, 577 Willow Road, 8-10 am (Proceeds will be going to the Guelph Eramosa Refugee Sponsorship Project)
Honouring Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women – Market Square, Guelph City Hall, 10:30-11:30 am
Scrabble Party-Grandmothers and Friends for Africa – Holy Rosary Parish Hall, 2-4 pm
Digital Saturday Open House – Westminster Woods Public School, 140 Goodwin Drive, 9 am-12 pm

March 7
City Council Meeting – City Hall, Council Chambers, 7 pm
Gryphons Care: A Fundraising Dinner Supporting Syrian Student Refugees – Peter Clark Hall, University Centre, 5:30-11:45 pm

March 8
Join Me on the Bridge – Heffernan Street foot bridge and St. George’s Anglican Church, 99 Woolwich St., 12-1 pm
“The Cromaboo Mailcarrier” Book Launch – The eBar, 41 Quebec Street, 7-9 pm
Ignite. Empower. Innovate 2016 – Delta Hotel and Conference Centre, 8:30 am
Regular Monthly Meeting of the Guelph Wellington Coalition for Social Justice, OECTA Office, Orchard Park, Ignatius Centre, 7-9 pm
UGDSB Business Operations Committee Meeting – Board Office, 500 Victoria Road North, 7-9 pm

March 9
5th Annual Women’s Health Forum: Women and Violence – Supporting Survivors – Innovation Guelph, 111 Farquhar St., 8:45 am-4 pm
Lunch and Learn – When it Comes to Building Culture; People Count! – Cutten Fields, 11:30-1:30 pm
UGDSB Special Education Advisory Committee – Board Office, 500 Victoria Road North, 7-9 pm

March 10
Monthly meeting of Guelph and District Labour Council, 400 Speedvale Ave., 7 pm
The Mediterranean Refugee Crisis: Challenges and Implications, MacKinnon Building, Room 223, U of G, 11:30 am-1 pm
Committee of Adjustment – City Hall, Council Chambers, 4 pm
Stratford Shakespearean Lecture Series Breath of Kings: Rebellion Part One with Dr. Mark Fortier – Main Library, 100 Norfolk Street, 7 pm

March 15
Celebrating Sustainability Success Stories in the Canadian Restaurant Industry – OVC Lifetime Learning Centre, 25 McGilvray St., 7-9 pm

March 17
Guelph Police Services Board Meeting, City Hall Meeting Room C, 2:30 pm
Resilience Festival – For full list of times and locations click here (through to March 20)
Stratford Shakespearean Lecture Series As You Like It with Dr. Paul Mulholland – Main Library, 100 Norfolk Street, 7 pm

March 18
Water at the Museum – Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St., 1-2 pm

March 19
Conetoga Guelph Campus Spring Open House – Conestoga College – Guelph Campus, 460 Speedvale Ave W., 9:30 am-12 pm
eMERGE Guelph EcoMarket/H2O Go Festival – Old Quebec Street Mall, 10 am-3 pm
Earth Hour Potluck – St. George’s Church, 99 Woolwich St. Guelph, 5-7 pm
College Royal – University of Guelph various locations click here for more details (through to March 20)

March 21
UGDSB Parent Involvement Committee – Board Office, 500 Victoria Road North, 6:45-9 pm

March 22
CFUW Guelph General Meeting and Speaker Series with Doug Goff, Professor Dept of Food Science – St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 7-9:30 pm
Business After 5 March 2016 – MANTECH INC – MANTECH INC, 5473 Hwy 6 North, 5-7 pm
UGDSB Board Meeting – Board Office, 500 Victoria Road North, 7-9 pm

March 23
Military Lecture Series: Rebuilding Faces, Rebuilding Lives – Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St., 7 pm

March 24
Stratford Shakespearean Lecture Series Breath of Kings: Redemption Part Two with Dr. Ann Wilson – Main Library, 100 Norfolk Street, 7 pm

March 30
Book Launch and Artist Talk with Cole Swanson – Art Gallery of Guelph, 7-9 pm
Winegard Exemplary Volunteer Awards – McLaughlin Library, Town Hall, 3-4 pm
Guelph Economic Leadership Forum – Distilling the Sharing Economy – Cutten Fields, 12-2 pm
French Review Public Information Session – Centennial CVI, 289 College Avenue W., 7-9 pm

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