The Politico Calendar for September 2018

Welcome to September. A new season, a new school year, and the unofficial kick-off to the Municipal Election, and so much more. Here’s some political and cultural events to mark your calendar for in the next 30 days!

SEPTEMBER 1
Move In Day – University of Guelph, Gordon closed between College and Stone, 8 am-6 pm
Community Breakfast – Three Willows United Church, 577 Willow Rd, 8-1 0am

SEPTEMBER 2
Colonial Park Fireworks – Colonial Drive Park, 181 Colonial Dr, 7:30-10 pm
OPIRG-Guelph Open House – 1 Trent Ln, University of Guelph, 12-5 pm

SEPTEMBER 3
LABOUR DAY
The DATE SAFE Project’s “Can I Kiss You?” – University of Guelph Athletics Centre, 7-8 pm

SEPTEMBER 4
Food Truck Night – Three Willows United Church, 577 Willow Rd, 4:30-8 pm
Donate with The Office – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-12 pm

SEPTEMBER 5
2018 United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin Campaign Kick-Off – Frank Hasenfratz Centre for Excellence, 700 Woodlawn Rd W, 11:45 am-1:30 pm
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Board Meeting – Trillium Room, Guelph Office, 160 Chancellors Way, 4 pm
Donate with The Office – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-12 pm
An Evening of Storytelling – Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 7-8:30 pm

SEPTEMBER 6
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Donate with The Office – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-12 pm
Guelph Greens 2018 AGM – 10C, 42 Carden St, 7 pm

SEPTEMBER 7
Fundraising Garage Sales & Silent Auctions – Guelph Food Bank, 100 Crimea St, 8 am-4 pm
Two Rivers Market – Tytler PS, 131 Ontario St, 3-7 pm
Eden Mills Writers’ Festival – Various times and locations through September 9
South End Celebration – Salvation Army Guelph Citadel Church, 1320 Gordon St, 6-10 pm

SEPTEMBER 8
Firefighters Breakfast – Guelph Lake Commons, 520 Victoria Rd N, 8-11 am
Donate with The Office – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-12 pm
In Conversation with Jann Arden (SOLD OUT) – War Memorial Hall, 390 Gordon St, 1-3 pm
Guelph Lions Club Pet Valu Walk For Dog Guides – Riverside Park, 709 Woolwich St, 10 am-1 pm
RISE for Real Climate Action – Market Square, 2-3:15 pm
Guelph Little Theatre presents The Arthur Awards – GLT, 176 Morris St, 8-11 pm

SEPTEMBER 9
2018 Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope – Arboretum, University of Guelph (at College and Victoria Streets), 9 am-12 pm

SEPTEMBER 10
Committee of Management for the Elliott – Council Chambers, City Hall, 1:45 pm
City Council Meeting – Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 6:30 pm
Donate with The Office – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-12 pm

SEPTEMBER 11
Wellington County Council Roads Committee Meeting – Keith Room, Administration Centre, 74 Woolwich St, 9 am
Wellington County Council Solid Waster Services Committee Meeting – Keith Room, Administration Centre, 74 Woolwich St, 10:30 am
UGDSB Business Operations Committee – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm
Food Truck Night – Three Willows United Church, 577 Willow Rd, 4:30-8 pm
Air Cadet Open House – Guelph Armoury, 7 Wyndham St S, 6:30-9 pm
GWIN Dinner, Network and Speaker Series – Springfield Golf and Country Club, 2054 Gordon St, 5:30-9 pm

SEPTEMBER 12
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
UGDSB Special Education Advisory Committee – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm
Guelph Jazz Festival – Various times and locations though September 16
Donate with The Office – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-12 pm
Maude Barlow: Conserve and Protect Our Water – Italian Canadian Club, 135 Ferguson St, 7-9 pm

SEPTEMBER 13
Donate with The Office – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-12 pm
Wellington County Council Planning Committee Meeting – Keith Room, Administration Centre, 74 Woolwich St, 10 am
Committee of Adjustment – City Hall, 1 Carden St, 4 pm
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Art Gallery of Guelph: Fall Season Launch – 358 Gordon St, 7-9 pm
Holy Rosary School Open House BBQ – Holy Rosary Catholic School, 365 Stevenson St N, 5:30-7:45 pm

SEPTEMBER 14
Guelph Liberals End of Summer Barbeque – Riverside Park, 709 Woolwich St, 5 pm-8 pm
Two Rivers Market – Tytler PS, 131 Ontario St, 3-7 pm

SEPTEMBER 15
Parkison’s Super Walk – Riverside Park, 709 Woolwich St, 9:30 am
Community Shredding Event – Stone Road Mall (parking lot, off Edinburgh near former Sears location), 9 am-12 pm
Donate with The Office – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-12 pm
Parkinson SuperWalk 2018 – Riverside Park, 709 Woolwich St, 9:30 am-1:30 pm
Spider Hunting – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 1-2:30 pm
Garage Sales & Silent Auctions: FINAL SELL-OFF – Guelph Food Bank, 100 Crimea St, 8 am-4 pm
Guelph Street Art Walk Culture Days Edition – Market Square, 1 Carden St, 12-1:30 pm

SEPTEMBER 16
Guelph Terry Fox Run – Silvercreek Park, corner of Edinburgh Rd S and Wellington Ave W, 8 am-12 pm
Taste of Guelph – St. Joseph’s Health Centre, 100 Westmount Rd, 1-4 pm
Scottish Festival – The Royal Canadian Legion Br. 234, 57 Watson Pkwy S, 1-6:30 pm

SEPTEMBER 17
Donate with The Office – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-12 pm

SEPTEMBER 18
Donate with The Office – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-12 pm
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
Food Truck Night – Three Willows United Church, 577 Willow Rd, 4:30-8 pm
Senior’s Day – The Royal Canadian Legion Br. 234, 57 Watson Pkwy S, 1-6 pm

SEPTEMBER 19
Donate with The Office – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-12 pm
River Systems Advisory Committee – City Hall Meeting Room B, 1 Carden St, 4 pm
Community Supper – Three Willows United Church, 577 Willow Rd, 5-7 pm

SEPTEMBER 20
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
Donate with The Office – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 3-7 pm

SEPTEMBER 21
Two Rivers Market – Tytler PS, 131 Ontario St, 3-7 pm
Breakfast Academy: Economic & Financial Outlook with RBC – Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre, 601 Scottsdale Dr, 7-9 am
Paint Night – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 7-9 pm

SEPTEMBER 22
West Village 20th Birthday & Annual Fall Fair – Margaret Greene Park, Westwood Dr, 11 am-3 pm
Vegfest – Riverside Park, 709 Woolwich St, 11 am-5 pm
Donate with The Office – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-12 pm
Super Science Saturday – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 1-3 pm
Roaring 20s Big Band Dance for Torchlight Services – The Red Papaya, 55 Wyndham St N, 7-11:30 pm
2018 Guelph Comedy Festival Preview Gala – 10C, 42 Carden St, 8-10 pm

SEPTEMBER 23
SuperHero Zumbathon for the United Way – Our Lady of Lourdes Gymnasium, 54 Westmount Rd, 1-3 pm
Spirit Walk – Woodlawn Memorial Park, 762 Woolwich St, 1-4 pm

SEPTEMBER 24
Donate with The Office – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 3-7 pm
Two Rivers Neighbourhood Group Soil Contamination Meeting – Tytler Public School, 131 Ontario St, 7-10 pm

SEPTEMBER 25
Donate with The Office – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-12 pm
Business After 5 – Lakeside HOPE House, 10 Cork St E, 5-7 pm
UGDSB Meeting – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm
Food Truck Night – Three Willows United Church, 577 Willow Rd, 4:30-8 pm
CFUW Guelph Meeting and Speaker – St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 161 Norfolk St, 7-9:30 pm
HOPE House 6th Anniversary Party – Lakeside HOPE House, 10 Cork St E, 10 am-2 pm

SEPTEMBER 26
Donate with The Office – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 3-7 pm

SEPTEMBER 27
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
Military Lecture: Cities in Crisis – Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 7 pm
Donate with The Office – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 3-7 pm
Take Back the Night – Marianne’s Park, 176 Gordon St, 6-9 pm

SEPTEMBER 28
Two Rivers Market – Tytler PS, 131 Ontario St, 3-7 pm
Culture Days – Various times and locations through September 30

SEPTEMBER 29
UkeFest – Harcourt Memorial United Church, 87 Dean Ave, 8:30 am
Donate with The Office – Guelph Blood Donor Clinic, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-12 pm
Guelph Street Art Walk Culture Days Edition – Market Square, 1 Carden St, 1-3 pm

SEPTEMBER 30
CIBC Run for the Cure 2018 – St. George’s Square Downtown, 9:30-11:45 am
Guelph Kidney Walk – The Guelph Coutry Club, 133 Woodlawn Rd E, 9 am-2 pm
GYMC Wall of Fame Award Recipient 2018 – Guelph Youth Music Centre, 75 Cardigan St, 2-3:30 pm

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