The Politico Calendar for May 2018

With two elections coming in May, this calendar is by no means exhaustive, but if you’re looking to start planning your next 30-some odd days of political and cultural events, then this is a good place to start.

May 1
Guelph Social Fusion for May 2018 – Albion Hotel, 49 Norfolk St, 5 pm
Teaching and Learning Innovations Conference: Diversity and Inclusive Approaches – Rozanski Hall, 98 Trent Ln, All Day (Continues May 2)
UGDSB Program Committee – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm
Guelph Pride Board Gaming – The Boardroom, 99 Wyndham St N, 6 pm

May 2
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Board Meeting – Trillium Room, Guelph Office, 160 Chancellors Way, 4 pm
The Friends of GPL present Open Mind(s): The History of 60’s Rock ‘n Roll – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 7-8:15 pm
Stories from the Hill – Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 7-8:30 pm

May 3
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Guelph Economic Leadership Forum: NAFTA – Delta Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre, 50 Stone Rd W, 12 pm
Mental Health First Aid – St. John Ambulance Guelph Branch, 1007 York Rd, Unit 5, 9 am-5 pm
Guelph Pride Art Show – 10C Shared Space, 42 Carden St, 7-10 pm

May 4
Rally to Say No to Nestlé – 77 Wellesley St W, Toronto, 11:30 am
Annual Business & Education Partnership Breakfast – Guelph Delta Hotel Conference Centre, 50 Stone Rd W, 7-9:30 am
Guelph Food Bank’s Fundraising Garage Sales & Silent Auctions – Guelph Food Bank, 100 Crimea St, 8 am-4 pm
Pride Improv Show – The Making Box, 43 Cork St E, 7:30 pm

May 5
39th annual 2Rivers Cleanup! Royal City Park, 119 Gordon St, 9 am
Guelph Pride Flag Raising and Community BBQ – City Hall Market Square, 1 Carden St, 12 pm
26th Guelph Scout Group Compost Fundraiser – Kortright Hills Public School, 23 Ptarmigan Dr, 9 am-2 pm
Travel Back in Time on the Eden Mills Spirit Walk – Eden Mills Community Hall, 104 York St, 1:30-2:30 pm
Where the Wild things Live – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 1-2:30 pm
Magnificent Magnolia Ride – Speed River Bicycle, 135 Wyndham St N, 1-4 pm
Free Comic Book Day – The Dragon, 55 Wyndham St and 987 Gordon St, 10 am
10C Epic Launch Party – 10C Shared Space, 42 Carden St, 4-10 pm

May 6
The Truth Before Reconciliation: The Importance of Land – Unitarian Congregation of Guelph, 122 Harris St, 10:30 am
Sacred Water Walk: Seven Generations Forward – The Boathouse, 116 Gordon St, 10 am-12 pm
Cafe Curiosity – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 2-3 pm
Women to Women Pop-Up Boutique – 10C Shared Space, 42 Carden St, 11 am-3 pm
Storytime with Athena McQueen – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 2:30-3:15 pm
Trans & Allies Potluck, Clothing Exchange & Fashion Show – 10C Shared Space, 42 Carden St, 12:30 pm

May 7
Committee of the Whole Meeting – Council Chambers, City Hall, 2 pm
French as a Second Language Advisory Committee – 500 Victoria Road North, 5:30 pm
Walk and Talk: Historical Churches – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 6-7:30 pm
OOTS Open House and Consent Workshop – 10C Shared Space, 42 Carden St, 6 pm

May 8
Wellington County Council Solid Waster Services Committee Meeting – Keith Room, Administration Centre, 74 Woolwich St, 9 am
Wellington County Council Roads Committee Meeting – Keith Room, Administration Centre, 74 Woolwich St, 5 pm
UGDSB Business Operations Committee – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm
Multicultural Evening – Kortright Hills Public School, 23 Ptarmigan Dr, 6-7:30 pm
GWIN Dinner, Network and Speaker/Documentary – Springfield Golf & Country Club, 2054 Gordon St, 5:30-9 pm

May 9
Environmental Advisory Committee – Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 7 pm
Wellington County Council Police Services Board Meeting – Guthrie Room, Administration Centre, 74 Woolwich St, 9 am
Wellington County Council Social Services Committee Meeting – Guthrie Room, Administration Centre, 74 Woolwich St, 1 pm
Lunch & Learn – The Buzz: Marijuana & The Workplace – Cutten Fields, 190 College Ave E, 12 pm
UGDSB Special Education Advisory Committee – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm
All New People by Zach Braff – The Making-Box, 43 Cork St E, 8 pm (through May 13)

May 10
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Wellington County Council Land Division Committee Meeting – Keith Room, Administration Centre, 74 Woolwich St, 9 am
Committee of Adjustment – City Hall, 1 Carden St, 4 pm
Sex Health Workshop (ARCH) – 10C Shared Space, 42 Carden St, 7 pm
Water Conservation and Efficiency Public Advisory Committee – Council Chambers, City Hall, 7 pm
Provincial Election All Candidates Meeting – Italian Canadian Club, 135 Ferguson St, 7 pm
Summer Lectures Club – Trinity United Church, 400 Stevenson St N, 9:30-11:30 am

May 11
Paint & Cocktails – The Royal Canadian Legion Br. 234, 57 Watson Parkway S, 7-9 pm
Guelph Food Bank’s Fundraising Garage Sales & Silent Auctions – Guelph Food Bank, 100 Crimea St, 8 am-4 pm
Pride Improv Show – The Making Box, 43 Cork St E, 7:30 pm

May 12
Poppy Day – McCrae House, 108 Water St, 10 am
Onward Willow Annual Spring Fling – All Saints Church, 210 Silvercreek Pky N, 9 am-3 pm
(Not Just For) Mother’s Day Event – 10C, 42 Carden St, 1-3 pm
Science Rendezvous- Let’s Talk Science Guelph – Summerlee Science Complex, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road E, 9 am-4 pm

May 13
Nature Connection, Our Birthright – Unitarian Congregation of Guelph, 122 Harris St, 10:30 am
Mother’s Day Tea at the Museum – Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 1-2:30 pm

May 14
City Council Meeting – Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 6:30 pm
Heritage Guelph Meeting – City Hall Meeting Room C, 1 Carden St, 12 pm
Walk and Talk: All About Pole Walking – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 6-7:30 pm

May 15
Wellington County Council Economic Development Committee Meeting – Lower Board Room, Administration Centre, 74 Woolwich St, 10 am
Wellington County Council Administration, Finance and Human Resources Committee Meeting – Guthrie Room, Administration Centre, 74 Woolwich St, 1 pm
Public Art Advisory Committee Meeting – City Hall Meeting Room B, 1 Carden St, 5 pm

May 16
Women in STEM Conference – Frank Hasenfratz Centre for Excellence in Manufacturing, 700 Woodlawn Rd W, 10 am
River Systems Advisory Committee – City Hall Meeting Room B, 1 Carden St, 7 pm
Special Olympics School Track and Field 2018 – St. James Sports Field, 57 Victoria Rd N, 9:30 am-2 pm
2018 Guelph Sports Hall of Fame Ceremony | Kiwanis Sports Celebrity Dinner – Italian Canadian Club, 135 Ferguson St, 6-10 pm
ASIST Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training – Guelph Curling Club, 816 Woolwich St, 8:30 am-4:30 pm

May 17
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, 1 Carden St, 2:30 pm
Run4Change – Running Works, 89 Gordon St, 6-8 pm
Guelph Lawn Bowling Club Open House – 114 Gordon St, 6-8 pm

May 18
ASK (Assessing for Suicide in Kids 5-14) Workshop – Guelph Curling Club, 816 Woolwich St, 8:30 am-5 pm

May 19
Community Screening: Video Re-Play The Munk Debate, Political Correctness – Silence, 46 Essex St, 1-3:45 pm
Guelph Lawn Bowling Club Open House – 114 Gordon St, 6-8 pm
Documentary Film Screening, “The Phenomenon Bruno Groening” – Evergreen Seniors Community Centre, 683 Woolwich St, 1-5 pm
Science Odyssey: Let’s Talk Science Guelph – Summerlee Science Complex, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road E, 9 am-3 pm

May 20
Silence Presents: Adam Wendler wsg/ Ivan Rivers – Silence, 46 Essex St, 8-10:30 pm

May 21
VICTORIA DAY

May 22
Wellington County Council Special Social Services Committee Meeting – Guthrie Room, Administration Centre, 74 Woolwich St, 1 pm
UGDSB Meeting – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm
Guelph Lawn Bowling Club Open House – 114 Gordon St, 6-8 pm

May 23
ESL Book Club – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 7-8 pm

May 24
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Wellington County Council Meeting – Council Chambers, Administration Centre, 74 Woolwich St, 10 am
Summer Lectures Club – Trinity United Church, 400 Stevenson St N, 9:30-11:30 am
Youth Employment Opportunity Fair – Guelph Delta Hotel Conference Centre, 50 Stone Rd W, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Advance Care Planning: Conversations Worth Having – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 7-8 pm

May 25
Breakfast Academy – Navigating the New Norm: Growth in the Multi-Generational Workforce – Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Centre, 601 Scottsdale Dr, 7 am
Two Rivers Market – Tytler PS, 131 Ontario St, 3-7 pm
Guelph Food Bank’s Fundraising Garage Sales & Silent Auctions – Guelph Food Bank, 100 Crimea St, 8 am-4 pm

May 26
Teen: Video Game Creation – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 10:30-11:30 am
Charity Yard Sale For International Animal Rescue’s Orangutan Project – Applewood Community, 112 Applewood Cres, 8 am-4 pm
Hooping For Hunger – John McCrae Public School, 189 Water St, 12-5 pm
Behind The Mask – A Masquerade in Support of Youth Mental Health – Old Quebec Street Shoppes, 55 Wyndham St N, 7:30-11:45 pm

May 27
Showing Up! – Unitarian Congregation of Guelph, 122 Harris St, 10:30 am
The Promise Walk for Preeclampsia – Old Quebec Street Shoppes, 55 Wyndham St N, 8:30-11:30 am

May 28
City Council Meeting – Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 6:30 pm
Walk and Talk: Learn from a Master Gardener – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 6-7:30 pm

May 29

May 30
ESL Book Club – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 7-8 pm

May 31
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Mystery at the Library: Special Author Event – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 10:30-11:30 am
Taylor Evans Public School 25th Anniversary – Taylor Evans PS, 271 Stephanie Dr, 6-8 pm

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