The Politico Calendar for December 2017

December is here, and that means Christmas is right around the corner. Obviously, there’s lots of holiday-related stuff in this month’s calendar, but there’s still some political stuff to take care of before year’s end. Shall we go over the month’s events?

December 1
Grand Opening Your Neighbourhood Credit Union Guelph – 190 Clair Rd E, 12:30-2 pm
AIDS Awareness Week Guelph 2017; World AIDS Day Vigil & Potluck – St. Andrews Church, 161 Norfolk St, 6:30 pm
Grazyna Adamska’s Paintings at Red Brick Cafe – 8 Douglas St, 5-7 pm
Tree of Remembrance – Stone Road Mall, 435 Stone Rd W, 9:30am-9 pm
Socks for Shelter – Old Quebec Street Shoppes, 55 Wyndham St N, 10 am-9:30 pm
Saving Sleeping Beauty directed by Kenneth Cameron – Guelph Little Theatre, 176 Morris St, 7:30 pm (thru Dec 10)

December 2
Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting – Market Square, 1 Carden St, 6 pm
World AIDS Day Gala – Old Quebec Street Mall, 55 Wyndham St N, 7-10 pm
Breakfast with Santa & Silent Auction – The Salvation Army, 1320 Gordon St, 8:30-11 am
Socks for Shelter – Guelph Farmers Market, 4 Gordon St, 7 am-12 pm
Three Willows Christmas Bazaar – Three Willows United Church, 577 Willow Rd, 9 am-1 pm
Book Signing at The Bookshelf in Guelph – The Bookshelf, 41 Quebec St, 1 pm
The Beauty & the Beets Annual Sale – 10C Shared Space, 42 Carden St, 9 am-1 pm
Guelph Repair Cafe – Library Main Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 10 am-2 pm
Home Alone Course – St. John Ambulance Guelph Branch, 1007 York Rd, 9 am-2 pm
Community Dog Walk & Holiday Photoshoot – Royal City Park (Gazebo/Bandshell), 139 Gordon St, 1-2:30 pm
Christmas Bazaar – The Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe St, 11 am-3 pm
Creative Spark Winter Market Show & Sale – Dublin St. United Church, 68 Dublin St W, 10 am-4 pm
University of Guelph Choir’s Messengers of Grace: Angels in Song – Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate, 28 Norfolk St, 7:15 pm

December 3
Drumlin Farm 6th Annual Wreath Making Event – 4565 Watson Rd S , RR 1, 1-2:30 pm
Party Like It’s 1967 Tea – Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 1-2:30 pm
Guelph Humane Society Holiday Open House – Guelph Humane Society, 500 Wellington St W, 1-4 pm
Community of Hearts Open House – 55 Wyndham St N, Old Quebec Street Shoppes, Suite T28, 2-4 pm
Worldwide Womb Blessing Guelph – Silence, 46 Essex St, 6 pm

December 4
Committee of the Whole Meeting – Council Chambers, City Hall, 2 pm
Committee of Management for the Elliott – Council Chambers, City Hall, 1:30 pm
Soup Sisters Christmas Soup Making Event for Marianne’s Place / WIC – 39 Carden Street Bistro, 39 Carden St, 6:30-9 pm

December 5
#GuelphBudget City Council Meeting – Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 2 pm
Parents of Kids with ADHD & Asperger’s/ASD Class – Guelph Community of Hearts, 55 Wyndham St N, 6-7:30 pm
Holiday Soup Packing Social! – Guelph Community Health Centre, 176 Wyndham St N, 2:30 pm
“The Klondike Gold Rush, 1892: A Canadian Story with Local Connections” – St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 161 Norfolk St, 7:30-9 pm
Guelph Women In Networking (GWIN) Dinner and Fundraiser – Springfield Golf & Country Club, 2054 Gordon St, 5:30-9 pm
CEO Dinner with John Sleeman, Founder & Chairman of Sleeman Breweries Ltd – Victoria Park East Golf Club, 1096 Victoria Rd S, 5 pm

December 6
Violence Against Women Memorial Event – Thornbrough Building, Adam’s Atrium, University of Guelph, 1:45 – 2:15 pm
December 6th Vigil-Guelph – Boathouse, 116 Gordon St, 6:30-7:30 pm
Take A Paws with Therapy Dogs – McLaughlin Library, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Rd E, 10 am (Dec 7 also)
River Systems Advisory Committee – City Hall, 1 Carden St, 6 pm
An Evening of Storytelling – Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 7-8:30 pm
Radical Reads #7: Nailbiter, An Anxiety Zine – OPIRG Guelph, 24 Trent Ln, 5:30 pm

December 7
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Committee of Adjustment – City Hall, 1 Carden St, 4 pm
Coffee With A Cop at McDonald’s – Gordon Street McDonald’s, 65 Gordon St, 10 am-12 pm
Legal Workshop – Innovation Guelph, 111 Farquhar St, 9 am-12 pm
Monthly ADHD & Asperger’s Support Group – The ADHD & Asperger’s Centre, 221 Woolwich St, 6-7 pm
Harp & Holly Yuletide Concert – Three Willows United Church, 577 Willow Rd, 7:30-9:30 pm

December 8
M-B Comedy #101: Guelph Actually: An Improvised Love Story – The Making-Box, 43 Cork St E, 9 pm
GWSA +55 Snowflake Dance – Evergreen Seniors’ Community Centre, 683 Woolwich St, 1-3:30 pm

December 9
Science Storytime: Jr. Marine Biologists – Westminster Square Library Branch, 100-31 Farley Dr, 1-2 pm
Guelph Holiday Vintage & Makers’ Market – St George’s Anglican Church, 99 Woolwich St, 11 am
Onward Willow Annual Bazaar – Paisley Road School, 406 Paisley Rd, 9 am-3 pm

December 10
Community Carol Sing – The Salvation Army Guelph Citadel, 1320 Gordon St, 3-4:30 pm
Christmas Concert – Dublin St United Church, 68 Suffolk St W, 7-9 pm
Ren’s Pet Depot Guelph Adoption Awareness & Foster Event – 20 Brock Rd N, 11 am-4 pm
1st Annual Snowflake and Sparkle Holiday Bazaar 2017 – Victoria Road Recreation Centre, 151 Victoria Rd N, 10 am-2 pm

December 11
City Council Meeting – Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 6:30 pm
Dinner @ Boston Pizza in support of Wyndham House – Boston Pizza,35 Woodlawn Rd W, 5:30-7:30 pm

December 12
Wellbeing Grant Allocation Panel – City Hall, Meeting Room B, 6 pm
Guelph Social Fusion, December 2017 – Borealis Grille & Bar, 1388 Gordon St, 5 pm
Royal City Quilters’ Guild monthly meeting – Three Willows Church, 577 Willow Rd, 7-9 pm
Sleigh Ride-Guelph – Wellington Brewery, 950 Woodlawn Rd W, 6:30 pm
Guelph Business Networking Event – Fionn MacCool’s Guelph, 494 Edinburgh Rd S, 11:30 am

December 13
Special Council Meeting as Shareholder of Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. – Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 5:30 pm
Guelph Creatives Networking Night – The Dragon South, 987 Gordon St, 7 pm
Environmental Advisory Committee – Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 7 pm
Building Canada Lecture: James Raffan presents “Canada One Five Oh Em Gee: Celebration of nation and community in story and song” – Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 7 pm

December 14
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Wellbeing Grant Allocation Panel – City Hall, Meeting Room B, 6 pm
Free Lifelong Learning, Coffee Time for Older Adults – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 2-3:30 pm
Nature Guelph Speaker Series – Member Presentations & Potluck – University of Guelph Arboretum Centre, 7-9 pm
Mike [Schreiner] for Guelph Holiday Fundraiser – Mike for Guelph Office, 163 Suffolk St W, 7-9 pm
Socks for Shelter – Stone Road Mall, 435 Stone Rd W, 9:30 am-9:30 pm

December 16
Breakfast with Santa Claus – Trinity United Church, 400 Stevenson St, 8-11 am
Storytime with Santa – East Side Libary Branch, 1 Starwood Dr, 10:30-11:30 am
Socks for Shelter – Guelph Farmers Market, 4 Gordon St, 7 am-12 pm
Christmas Water Show with Guelph Synchro – University of Guelph, W.F. Mitchell Athletic Centre, 1-3 pm
Etsy Guelph Holiday Market – HOPE House, 10 Cork St, 10am-6 pm
Guelph Poetry Slam: Laugh It Off edition! Ft. RC Weslowski – The eBar, 41 Quebec St, 7:30 pm
Guelph Stands Against Scientology protest – 40 Baker St, 2 pm
Guelph Pre-Teen Video Dance Fundraiser – Evergreen Senior Centre, 683 Woolwich St, 7-10 pm

December 17
Red Tent Guelph – Silence, 46 Essex St, 7 pm
Holiday Family Skate – Exhibition Arena, 70 Division St, 9 am
Christmas with the Royal City Ambassadors – Holy Rosary Church, 175 Emma St, 2-3:30 pm
Donkey Sanctuary of Canada Christmas Days – 6981 Concession 4, Puslinch, 10 am

December 18
City Council Meeting – Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 6:30 pm
Ontario Miniature Enthusiasts Monthly Meeting – Dublin St United Church, 68 Suffolk St W, 1-3 pm

December 19
Technology 101: Social Media – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 2:30-3:30 pm

December 20
Christmas Open House – Lloyd Longfield Constituency Office, 40 Cork St. E, 11 am-1 pm

Merry Maker Night Market – Guelph Farmers’ Market, 4 Gordon St, 4 pm

December 21
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Guelph Police Services Board Meeting – City Hall Meeting Room C, 2:30 pm
A Very Charlie Brown Concert – Guelph Youth Music Centre, 75 Cardigan St, 7:30-8:30 pm

December 22
Last Minute Shopping Market – Guelph Tool Library, 131 Ontario St, 5-8 pm

December 23
Guelph Chamber Choir, Handel’s Messiah – River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St, 7:30 pm

December 24
CHRISTMAS EVE

December 25
CHRISTMAS DAY

December 26
BOXING DAY

December 27
Guelph Creatives Networking Night – The Dragon South, 987 Gordon St, 7 pm

December 30
Happy ‘Noon Year’ – East Side Library Branch, 1 Starwood Dr, 11:45 am-12:45 pm

December 31
NEW YEAR’S EVE
I STAND #InUnity Exhibit Announcement – TBA, 9 am-6 pm

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