The Politico Calendar for February 2018

February is for lovers, but it’s also for busy politicos looking for something fun and informative to do. Here’s the Politico Calendar for the second month of the year.

February 1
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Discussion and Q&A with Mike Schreiner, Leader of the Ontario Green Party – MacKinnon Building, Room 224, University of Guelph, 10 am
Gloria’s Guy – Guelph Little Theatre, 176 Morris St, 8-9:30 pm (thru Feb 4)
Ctrl V Guelph turns 1! – Ctrl V, 212 Victoria Rd S, 3:30-10:30 pm
French Storytime – Westminster Square Library Branch, 100-31 Farley Dr, 10:30-11 am

February 2
Green Party of Ontario Policy and Training Convention – Delta Hotel and Conference Centre, 50 Stone Rd W, 7 pm (thru Feb 4)
Teen Writing Workshop – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 1-3 pm

February 3
Winter Pride Queer Skate – Guelph City Hall, 1 Carden St, 12 pm
Behind The Scenes Tour of the Main Library – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 12 pm
Free Pancake Breakfast, Urban Sugaring Project – The Churches of St. Matthias and St. James the Apostle, 86 Glasgow St N, 9-11:30 am
Guinness Book Signing with Orbax and Pepper – Indigo Guelph, 435 Stone Rd W, 11 am
Drawing Anime – Bullfrog Mall Library Branch, 380 Eramosa Rd, 2-3 pm
Family History Workshop – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 1-4 pm
Viola Desmond Tribute – Heritage Hall, 83 Essex St, 7-8:30 pm
Grand Opening of Inspired Outcomes: A Night of Ideas – Inspired Outcomes, 834 Gorden St, 6:30-10:30 pm

February 4
Vocamus Press Writing Series Presents Greg Rhyno: Songwriting for Musical Dummies – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 2-3:30 pm
Nature Guelph Speaker Series: Rare Trees in Winter – University of Guelph Arboretum Centre Parking Lot, 2-3:30 pm

February 5
Committee of the Whole Meeting – Council Chambers, City Hall, 2 pm
eExpert Time – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 6-8 pm
UGDSB French as a Second Language Advisory Committee – 500 Victoria Road North, 5 pm

February 6
UGDSB Program Committee – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm
“Making a Royal City” Civic Identity Formation in Late 19th Century Guelph – St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 161 Norfolk St, 7:30-9 am
Website Basics for Small Business Owners – Staples (In-store business centre Boardroom), 370 Stone Rd W, 6:30-8 pm
GWIN Dinner, Network & Speaker Series with Denise Lowe – Springfield Golf & Country Club, 2054 Gordon St, 5:30-9 pm

February 7
Property Standards Committee Meeting – City Hall Meeting Room C, 1 Carden St, 7 pm
Behind The Scenes Tour of the Main Library – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 2 pm, 7 pm
CSA Annual General Meeting – University of Guelph, 5 pm
Fantasy and Sci-Fi Book Club – Fionn MacCool’s, 494 Edinburgh Rd, 7-8 pm
ESL Book Club – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 7-8 pm
Stories from the Hill – Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 7-8:30 pm
Growing the Greenbelt in The Grand River Watershed – Wellington Water Watchers, 42 Carden St, 7 pm

February 8
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
Water Conservation and Efficiency Public Advisory Committee Meeting – City Hall Meeting Room C, 1 Carden St, 7 pm
French Storytime – Westminster Square Library Branch, 100-31 Farley Dr, 10:30-11 am
Online Learning Information Session – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 9 am-1 pm
Technology 101: Video Chats – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 2:30-3:30 pm
Nature Guelph Speaker Series: Birds and Mammals of the Falklands – University of Guelph Arboretum Centre, 7:30-9 pm

February 9
Hillside Inside 2018 – Multiple times, multiple locations (thru Feb 11)
GenreCon – Holiday Inn and Conference Centre, 601 Scottsdale Dr, 6 pm (thru Feb 11)
Rebel Knowledge 2018: Interlocking Struggles – University of Guelph, Various times and locations (thru Feb 11)
Blood Donor Olympics – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-1 pm

February 10
The Village of Riverside Glen Hockey Game – The Village of Riverside Glen, 60 Woodlawn Rd E, 2-3:30 pm

February 11
Vocamus Press Writing Series Presents Karen Smythe: Novel Ideas – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 2-3:30 pm
Best Buddies Hooping It Up: University of Guelph – Arc Industries, 8 Royal Rd, 1-4 pm
Why We Can’t Wait: A Celebration of Jazz & Blues – The Life Centre, 50 Quebec St, 7-10 pm

February 12
Heritage Guelph Meeting – City Hall Meeting Room C, 1 Carden St, 12 pm
City Council Meeting – Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 6:30 pm
Blood Donor Olympics – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 3-7 pm
LGBTQ Lit Book Club – The Albion, 49 Norfolk St, 7-8 pm

February 13
Special Council Meeting: Library Business Case / Baker Street Report – Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 6:30 pm
Guelph Business Networking Event – Fionn MacCool’s, 494 Edinburgh Rd, 11:30 am
Blood Donor Olympics – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-12 pm
UGDSB Business Operations Committee – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm

February 14
Blood Donor Olympics – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 3-7 pm
Environmental Advisory Committee – Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 7 pm
ESL Book Club – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 7-8 pm
UGDSB Special Education Advisory Committee – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm
Ubuntu: Singing Global Songs of Faith to Ignite Hope and Inspire Change – Knox Presbyterian Church, 20 Quebec St, 8-9 pm

February 15
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
French Storytime – Westminster Square Library Branch, 100-31 Farley Dr, 10:30-11 am
Blood Donor Olympics – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 3-7 pm
Military Lecture – Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 7-8:30 pm
Guelph Police Services Board Meeting – City Hall Meeting Room C, 2:30 pm
An Evening of Sharing: Equine Therapy – Harcourt Memorial United Church, 87 Dean Ave, 7-9 pm

February 16
French Storytime – Scottsdale Library Branch, 650 Scottsdale Dr, 10:30-11 am

February 17
Blood Donor Olympics – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-1 pm
Family History Workshop – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 1-4 pm
Gizmos and Gadgets: Robotic Hand – Westminster Square Library Branch, 100-31 Farley Dr, 2-3 pm
FemTech: Tinker Stations – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 10:30-11:30 am
Guelph Poetry Slam Season Opener – eBar, 41 Quebec St, 7:30 pm

February 18
Vocamus Press Writing Series Presents Adam Honsinger: Imagination in Fiction – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 2-3:30 pm

February 19
FAMILY DAY!!!
Family Day at the Museum – Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 10 am-5 pm
Blood Donor Olympics – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 3-7 pm

February 20
Blood Donor Olympics – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-12 pm

February 21
Special Council Meeting: Development Charges Study: Kick-off and Policy Update – Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 6 pm
River Systems Advisory Committee – City Hall Meeting Room B, 1 Carden St, 4 pm
Sheldlale Winter Warm UP Fundraiser 2018 – Sheldlale Centre, 20 Shelldale Cres, 11:45 am-2 pm
Blood Donor Olympics – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 3-7 pm
Handbags for Hospice – Delta Guelph Conference Centre, 50 Stone Rd W, 6-9:30 pm

February 22
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Achieve Ontario – Family and Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington County, 275 Eramosa Rd, 9 am-12 pm
Blood Donor Olympics – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 3-7 pm
Febulous! Young at Heart – Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 5-7 pm

February 23
French Storytime – Scottsdale Library Branch, 650 Scottsdale Dr, 10:30-11 am
Trivia Night – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 7-9 pm

February 24
Things That Shine: Explorers – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 10:30-11 am
Blood Donor Olympics – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-1 pm
eExpert Time – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 11 am – 1 pm
Guelph Repair Cafe – Three Willows United Church, 577 Willow Rd, 10 am-2 pm
10th Annual Co-operators Curl for Heart – Guelph Curling Club, 816 Woolwich St, 9:30 am-2:30 pm
Sewatonhna ren, May Your Spirit be Well – Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon St, 2-3 pm, 7-8 pm
Family Drumming Workshop – Heritage Hall, 83 Essex St, 2-4 pm
Coldest Night of the Year – Lakeside HOPE House, 10 Cork St E, 4-8 pm
Guelph Wellington Women’s Campaign School – City Hall, 1 Carden St, 8:30 am

February 25
Pop Up Wedding Event – York Rd Kitchen & Chocolate Bar, 648 York Rd, 12-2 pm
Vocamus Press Writing Series Presents Kasia Jaronczyk: Points of View – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 2-3:30 pm
Guelph Concert Band presents: Broadway Showstoppers – River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St, 3-5 pm

February 26
City Council Meeting – Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 6:30 pm
Men’s Book Club – Baker Street Station, 76 Baker St, 7-8 pm

February 27
Special Council/Public Meeting on 75 Dublin Street- Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 6 pm
CFUW Guelph Meeting and Speaker – St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 161 Norfolk St, 7-9:30 pm
UGDSB Meeting – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm

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