The Politico Calendar for May 2017

May is almost like the start of a whole other season here in Guelph; the University is out for summer, the days are getting noticeably longer and warmer, and the Royal City is as busy as ever. Here’s the Calendar for May.

May 1
MAY DAY Guelph: Rally – Branion Plaza, University of Guelph, 12 pm
Committee of the Whole Meeting – Council Chambers, City Hall, 2 pm

May 2
Video Chats 101 – Westminster Square Library Branch, 100-31 Farley Dr, 6:30-7:30 pm
Celebrate Pride Lit with Vivek Shraya – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 7-9 pm
Dinner and Speaker Series: AGM and Hailey Kellett from The Making Box – Springfield Golf and Country Club, 2054 Gordon St, 5:30-9 pm
“True Stories of Love and Loss: The Rural Diary Archive Website” – St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 161 Norfolk St, 7-9 pm
Living Better on Less workshop series – Tytler PS, 131 Ontario St, 6-6pm
UGDSB Program Committee – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm

May 3
iPad Basics – Westminster Square Library Branch, 100-31 Farley Dr, 2-3 pm
Saving the Honey Bee – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 7-8 pm

May 4
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Join President Franco Vaccarino for Coffee – Bullring, University of Guelph, 10 am-12 pm
Tom Kings’s When You Were Gone: A Journey Through Sound and Word – Silence, 46 Essex St, 10-11 am
Queerly Beloved- A Guelph Pride Stand Up Comedy Experience – Cornerstone, 1 Wyndham St N, 8:30-10 pm
Women of Distinction Fundraising Gala – River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St, 6:30-10 pm
Guelph Pride Art Show – 10 Carden St, 7-9 pm

May 5
Guelph Pride Youth Loud and Proud – The Royal Garrison, 28 Essex St, 7-10 pm

May 6
Multicultural Heritage Fest – Kortright Hills Public School, 23 Ptarmigan Dr, 11:30 am-1:30 pm
Poppy Day at McCrae House – Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street, 10 am – 5 pm
Free Comic Book Day – The Dragon, 987 Gordon St and Old Quebec St, 10 am-6 pm
Guelph Pride Pageant – DSTRCT, 10 Wyndham St N, 7-10 pm

May 7
Guelph Brain Tumour Walk – Guelph University Arboretum, College Avenue East, 8:30 am-1 pm
In Conversation with Amber Lloydlangston – Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 2-3 pm
2Rivers Festival 2017 – Various locations along the Speed and Eramosa Rivers, 1-8:30 pm

May 8
Heritage Committee – Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 12 pm
City Council Meeting – Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 6:30 pm

May 9
Sylvan Learning Video Game Design – Sylvan Learning, 27 Woodlawn Rd W, 6-8 pm
Regular Meeting of the Guelph Coalition for Social Justice – OETCA Office, Orchard Park, Ignatius Centre, 7 pm
UGDSB Business Operations Committee – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm
Goodworking 11 – Royal City Brewing Company, 199 Victoria Rd S, 7-9 pm

May 10
Environmental Advisory Committee – – Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 7 pm
Storytelling at the East Side Library – East Side Library Branch, Watson Road and Starwood Dr., 7-8 pm
Building Canada Lecture: From the Ground Water Up – Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 7-8:30 pm
UGDSB Special Education Advisory Committee – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm

May 11
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Nature Guelph Speaker Series: Connecting With Water – University of Guelph Arboretum Centre, College Ave E, 7:30-9 pm
Committee of Adjustment – City Hall, 1 Carden St, 4 pm

May 12
Regional Economic Summit 2017 – The Frank Hasenfratz Centre of Excellence in Manufacturing, 700 Woodlawn Rd W, 11:30 am-4 pm

May 13
Rainbow Chorus Presents A Tribute Concert: Sing Out, Speak Up, Stand Proud! – Harcourt Memorial United Church, 87 Dean Ave, 2-4 pm
Book Launch: Guelph Mercury Rising – The Albion Hotel, 49 Norfolk St, 2-4 pm
Guelph Police Service Open House – Guelph City Hall, 9 am
Community Tree Planting – Riverside Park, 9 am

May 14
Mother’s Day Tea at the Guelph Civic Museum – Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 1-2:30 pm
Nature In The City – Our Native Trees Family Walk – University of Guelph Arboretum Centre Parking Lot, College Ave E, 1:30-3 pm

May 16
Sylvan Learning Video Game Design – Sylvan Learning, 27 Woodlawn Rd W, 6-8 pm

May 17
Nuts & Bolts of Writing – Library Main Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 7-8:30 pm
Guelph Sports Hall of Fame & Kiwanis Sports Celebrity Annual Dinner 2017 – Italian Canadian Club, 135 Ferguson St, 5-10 pm
River Systems Advisory Committee – City Hall, 1 Carden St, 4 pm
UGDSB French as a Second Language Committee – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm

May 18
Guelph Police Services Board Meeting – City Hall Meeting Room C, 2:30 pm
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Summer Lectures Club – Trinity United Church, 400 Stevenson St N, 10-11:45 am
Guelph Lawn Bowling OPEN HOUSE – Guelph Lawn Bowling Club, 114 Gordon St, 6-8 pm

May 21
Social Intuitive Drum Circle Guelph – Silence, 46 Essex St, 3-5 pm

May 22
VICTORIA DAY

May 23
City Council Meeting – Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 6:30 pm
UGDSB Meeting – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm

May 24
Guelph Reads 2017 – Library Main Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 7 pm
Youth Employment Opportunity Fair – Holiday Inn, 601 Scottsdale Dr, 12-4 pm

May 25
Royal City Music City – Amplifying our Music Tourism Strength – Innovation Guelph, 111 Farquhar Street, 3rd Floor, 5-8 pm
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Record Your Memories of Guelph – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 2-3 pm

May 27
Repair Cafe Guelph – Library Main Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 10 am
Guelph Parenting Conference (for parents of teens and young adults) – Bishop Macdonell High School, 200 Clair Rd W, 9 am-4 pm
Cut-Out Animation Workshop – Ed Video Media Arts Centre, 404 York Rd, 10 am-5 pm
Eden Mills Arts Festival – Village of Eden Mills, 104 York St and Main St, 11 am-5 pm

May 28
Guelph’s 2nd Annual BIG Downtown Food Truck Picnic – Exhibition Park, 11:30 am-7 pm
Nature Guelph Outdoor Event – History In Rocks Geology/Landforms Road Trip – University of Guelph Arboretum Centre, College Ave E, 1-4 pm
Women to Women – Linamar Centre for Excellence, 700 Woodlawn Rd W, 12-5 pm

May 29
Guelph Lawn Bowling OPEN HOUSE – Guelph Lawn Bowling Club, 114 Gordon St, 6-8 pm

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