The Politico Calendar for October 2016

October is about more than turkey and pumpkins, at least it is if you’re following the Politico calendar when you’re looking for stuff do next month.

October 1
Ed Video 40th Anniversary Symposium – 404 York Rd, 12 pm
Guelph’s First Tweed Bike Ride – University of Guelph Arboretum, College Ave E, 1-3 pm
Culture Days: Library Tech Expo – Guelph Public Library Main Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 11 am-3 pm
guelPhonography 2016 Exhibit Opening – eBar/Greenroom, 41 Quebec St. 6:30-8 pm
Ghost Walk of Guelph – Guelph Central Station, 79 Carden St, 8 pm

October 2
Culture Days – The Glassy Path: Exploring the Story of George Sleeman- Guelph Public Library Main Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 2-3 pm
Guelph Arts Council Historical Walking Tour V: Brooklyn & the College Hill – McCrae House, 108 Water St, 2-4 pm

October 3
Committee of the Whole Meeting – Council Chambers, City Hall, 2 pm
Pinterest Party – Guelph Public Library Main Library, 100 Norfolk St, 7-8:30 pm

October 4
Living on Less FREE Workshop Series – St James Apostle Church, 86 Glasgow St N, 10 am-12 pm
Guelph Women in Networking (GWIN)Dinner and Speaker Series – Springfield Golf and Country Club, 2054 Gordon St, 5:30-9 pm
The Bigger Picture Series: Failing Fast – Macdonald Institute, Room 300, University of Guelph, 50 Macdonald St, 5:45-7 pm
Hard to Believe Documentary and Q&A – Peter Clark Hall, University Centre, University of Guelph, 6 pm

October 6
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Fall Grant Announcement Event: Over $160,000 to be awarded – River Run Centre Atrium lobby, 35 Woolwich St, 9:30-11 am

October 7
Guelph Economic Leadership Forum: On Manufacturing ‘Driving Our Economy’ – Cutten Fields, 190 College Ave E, 12 pm

October 8
Storytime Science: Butterflies and Bugs, Oh My! – Guelph Public Library Westminster Square, 100 Farley Dr, 1-2 pm
A White Woman’s Perspective on Ghetto Life in Port au Prince, Haiti – SILENCE, 46 Essex St, 6-9 pm

October 9
Guelph Arts Council Walking Tour VI: Ward One Guelph – Tytler School, 131 Ontario St, 2-4 pm

October 10
THANKSGIVING

October 11
City Council Meeting – Council Chambers, City Hall, 6:30 pm
Regular Meeting of the Guelph Coalition for Social Justice – OETCA Office, Orchard Park, Ignatius Centre, 7 pm
Let’s Visit a Fire Station – Guelph Public Library West End Branch, 21 Imperial Rd S, 10-10:30 am

October 12
Climate Change Town Hall – Italian Canadian Club, 135 Ferguson St, 6:30 pm
Innovation Mash-Up : Women Innovators – Dixon’s Distilled Spirits, 355 Elmira Rd N, Unit 106, 5 pm
Environmental Advisory Committee – City Hall Meeting Room C, 7 pm
Ladies Night 2016 at JL’s Home Hardware – JL’s Home Hardware Building Centre, 575 Wellington St W, 6:30-9 pm

October 13
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
NAC Studio Grant Recipient Announcement Party – Necessary Arts Company, 5 Douglas street, bsmt studio, 7-7:30 pm
Guelph Fringe – 41 Lawrence Ave, 6 pm (through Oct 16)
A Story of Resilience and Redemption (World Mental Health Day) – City Hall, 1 pm

October 14
Third Worldism Re-considered: The Multiple Lives of an (Unrealized) Political Project – MacKinnon Building, Room 226, U of G, 11:30 am-1 pm
eExpert Time – Guelph Public Library Main Library, 100 Norfolk St, 10 am-12 pm
UNIT 6 Haunted House Opening Night – 75 Dublin St N, 7-10 pm (every weekend through Halloween)
Guelph Little Theatre presents Opening Night directed by Roberta Belfry – Guelph Little Theatre, 176 Morris St, 8-10:30 pm (through Oct 23)
Guelph Studio Tour – Various locations, 10 am (through Oct 16)

October 15
GWSA Open House – Evergreen Seniors Community Centre, 683 Woolwich St, 11 am-2 pm
Purina Walk For Dog Guides – Westminster Woods Public School, 140 Goodwin Dr, 11 am-3 pm

October 16
Book Bash Festival 2016 – Red Papaya, 55 Wyndham St N, 1-4 pm
Nature Guelph 50th Anniversary Celebration Party – River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St, 1-4 pm
Stop the Invasion! Ignatius Old-Growth Forest Community Workday – Ignatius Old-Growth Forest West Entrance, 5441 Hwy 6N, 1-4 pm
Oktoberfest Sunday Dinner at The Legion – Guelph Legion, 57 Watson Pkwy S, 3-7 pm

October 17
Special Planning City Council Meeting – Council Chambers, City Hall, 6:30 pm

October 18
Living on Less FREE Workshop Series – St James Apostle Church, 86 Glasgow St N, 10 am-12 pm
Women’s Leadership Masterclass – Guelph – Wellington Park, 181 Janefield Ave (lower level), 6-9 pm

October 19
River Systems Advisory Committee – City Hall Meeting Room A, 4 pm
Restaurants for Change 2016 – Various Locations, 5-11 pm

October 20
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Guelph Civic Leadership Prayer Breakfast, CCBF monthly breakfast meeting, – Symposium Cafe, Stone Rd W, 6:45-8:30 am
Guelph Police Services Board Meeting – City Hall Meeting Room C, 2:30 pm
Coffee Time for Older Adults – Guelph Public Library Main Library, 100 Norfolk St, 2-3 pm
Cafe Curiosity, A Book Club for Discovery – Guelph Public Library Main Library, 100 Norfolkk St, 7-8:30 pm
Main Street Social: ‘small business too big to ignore’ – Hanlon Convention Centre, 340 Woodlawn Rd W, 5 pm
Military Lecture Series, Drowned at Sea: Canada’s Ammunition Dumping Program, 1944-1947 – Guelph Civic Museum
52 Norfolk St, 7 pm

October 21
10th Annual Giant Used Book Sale by Friends of the Guelph Public Library – Former W.C. Woods warehouse, 69 Huron St, 1-4 pm (through Oct 23)

October 22
Storytime Science: Going Batty – Guelph Public Library Main Library, 100 Norfolk St, 1-2 pm
5th Annual Lunafest Film Festival hosted by Soroptimist Int’l of Guelph – The Bookshelf Cinema, 41 Quebec St, 12:45-3 pm
Oktoberfest Dance Party at The Legion – Guelph Legion, 57 Watson Pkwy S, 8-11 pm

October 24
City Council Meeting – Council Chambers, City Hall, 6:30 pm
eExpert Time – Guelph Public Library Main Library, 100 Norfolk St, 6-8 pm
Stop Worrying! – University Centre, Room 335, U of G, 7 pm-9 pm

October 25
Speed Networking ‘The Perfect Pairing’ – The Joint Cafe, 43 Cork St, 5 pm
CFUW Guelph Monthly Meeting – St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 161 Norfolk St, 7-9:30 pm

October 27
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
24th Annual UNICEF Pumpkin Contest – Stone Road Mall, 435 Stone Rd W, 6:30-7 pm

October 28
The Law and Politics of Assisted Suicide – MacKinnon Building, Room 226, U of G, 11:30 am-1 pm
Shelldale Better Beginnings Better Futures Book Launch and Open House – Shelldale Centre, 20 Shelldale Cres, 9:30-11:30 am
Halloween Science Lab – Guelph Public Library Main Library, 100 Norfolk St, 2:30-3:30 pm
Phantom of the Opera. Silent Film. Live Organ – St. George’s Church, 99 Woolwich St, 7-10:30 pm
GYMC 15th Anniversary GALA – Guelph Youth Music Centre, 75 Cardigan St, 7:30-11 pm

October 29
Create: Lava Lamp – Guelph Public Library Westminster Square, 100-31 Farley Drive, 2-3 pm
Mental Health Lecture Series – 2 Quebec St, 2-4 pm
Ink Links 2016 – Dublin Street United Church, 68 Suffolk St W, 8 am-4:30 pm
Hopewell Children’s Homes Bowl-a-Thon – Woodlawn Bowl, 253 Woodlawn Rd W, 2-5 pm
Halloween Spooktacular Dance – The Elliott, 170 Metcalfe St, 7-9 pm

October 31
HALLOWEEN
Enchanted Forest Community Costume Party – First Christian Reformed Church, 287 Water St, 5:30-8:30 pm

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