The Politico Calendar for February 2019

February means Black History Month and Valentine’s Day, but it also means that there are a lot of cool political and cultural events for you to enjoy. Here’s the Politico events calendar for the second month of the year!

February 1

Black History Month: Opening Ceremony – University Centre Courtyard, University of Guelph, 12 pm
The Beauty Queen of Leenane – Guelph Little Theatre, 176 Morris St, 8 pm (through Feb 2)

February 2

GDLC and Community Groups Planning Day – Orchard Park Office Centre Ignatius Jesuit Centre, 5420 Hwy 6 N, 9 am
Protect Our Greenbelt: Ontario Bill 66 – OAC Centennial Arboretum Centre, University of Guelph, 10 am
Royal City Uke Fest Big Launch Strum – Fionn MacCool’s, 494 Edinburgh Rd S, 11 am-12:30 pm
MPP Family Skate with Mike Schreiner – Victoria Road Recreation Centre , 151 Victoria Rd N, 2 pm
RESPECT: A Guelph Tribute to Aretha Franklin – Royal City Church Lift Centre, 50 Quebec St, 7-10 pm
FIERCE! Guelph Winter PRIDE – The Bookshelf’s eBar, 37 Quebec St, 10-11:45 pm
The Bookshelf presents Guelph-based children’s author Mark Whoachickie – The Bookshelf, 41 Quebec St, 1-2:30 pm

February 3

Eden Mills History Day – Eden Mills Community Club, 104 York St, 1-4 pm

February 4

Province Wide March For Student’s Rights – Branion Plaza, University of Guelph, 12 pm
Committee of the Whole – Council Chambers, City Hall, 1 Carden St, 2 pm
CEO Dinner with Linda Hasenfratz, CEO of Linamar – Victoria Park East Golf Club, 1096 Victoria Rd S, 5 pm
LGBT2Q+ Women’s Social Network – Out on the Shelf Library, 42 Carden St, 7-9 pm

February 5

GWIN Network, Dinner and Speaker Series – Springfield Golf & Country Club, 2054 Gordon St, 5:30-9 pm
UGDSB Meeting – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm
Human Rights: What You Need to Know – 291 Woodlawn Rd W, Unit B10, 11:30 am

February 6

Black History Month Noon Hour Concert: R.I.S.E Spoken Word – University Centre Courtyard, University of Guelph, 12 pm
Black History Month: Blackness X Queerness Workshop – Room 442, University Centre, University of Guelph, 3:30 pm
Stop Worrying! Workshop – Room 430, University Centre, University of Guelph, 7 pm
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Board Meeting – Trillium Room, Guelph Office, 160 Chancellors Way, 1 pm
Lawyers Feed The Hungry – Chalmers Community Services Centre, 41 Macdonnell St, 7-8 pm

February 7

State of the City Address 2019 – Delta Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre, 50 Stone Rd, 7 am
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
City Council Meeting (2019 Budget) – Council Chambers, City Hall, 1 Carden St, 4 pm
Speaking our Truth: Queer & Trans Storytelling with GSW – Sip Club, 91 Wyndham St N, 7 pm

February 8

Rebel Symposium – University Centre, University of Guelph (through Feb 10)
Wet’suwet’en Solidarity Fundraising Concert – Red Papaya Thai and Grill, 55 Wyndham St N, 8:30 pm
Guelph Storm Ticket Fundraiser for Onward Willow NG/GNSC – The Sleeman Centre, 50 Woolwich St, 7-9 pm

February 9

24th annual Winterfest in the Neighbourhood! – Westwood Public School, 495 Willow Rd, 11 am-2 pm
A Valentine’s Burlesque Spectacular: Femmes de la Crème – The Bookshelf’s eBar, 37 Quebec St, 6:30-11:45 pm
Genre Con 2019 – Delta Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre, 50 Stone Rd W, 10 am
Queer Youth Art Show – Ten Carden, 42 Carden St, 6 pm

February 10

Genre Con 2019 – Delta Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre, 50 Stone Rd W, 10 am

February 11

City Council Meeting – Council Chambers, City Hall, 1 Carden St, 6:30 pm
Heritage Guelph – City Hall Meeting Room C, 1 Carden St, 12-2 pm
Let’s Talk Science: International Women and Girls in STEM Day – Science Complex, University of Guelph, 488 Gordon St, 10 am-3 pm

February 12

Wellington County Council Roads Committee Meeting – Keith Room, Administration Centre, 74 Woolwich St, 9 am
Wellington County Council Solid Waste Services Committee Meeting – Keith Room, Administration Centre, 74 Woolwich St, 10:30 am
Black History Month: Anti-Blackness Teach-In – – Room 442, University Centre, University of Guelph, 7 pm
Guelph Social Fusion for February 2019 – Bar Mason, 50 Stone Rd W, 5 pm
UGDSB Business Operations Committee – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm

February 13

City Council Meeting (2019 Budget) – Council Chambers, City Hall, 1 Carden St, 4 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
Environmental Advisory Committee – Meeting Room C, City Hall, ! Carden St, 7 pm
UGDSB Special Education Advisory Committee – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm

February 14

Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Wellington County Council January 2019 Land Division Committee Meeting – Keith Room, Administration Centre, 74 Woolwich St, 9 am
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
NG Speaker Series: Sea of Life, A Call To Save The Ocean – Arboretum Centre, University of Guelph, 200 Arboretum Rd, 7:30 pm

February 15

Caregiver Appreciation Celebration – Evergreen Seniors Centre, 683 Woolwich St, 6-8 pm
FIERCE! Guelph’s Only Queer*Trans Monthly Dance Party – The Bookshelf’s eBar, 37 Quebec St, 10-11:45 pm

February 16

Black History, Present, Future: A Celebration of Children’s Literature – Guelph Black Heritage Society’s Heritage Hall, 83 Essex St, 10 am-2 pm
My Place is Right Here: Hugh Burnett and the Fight for a Better Canada – Guelph Black Heritage Society’s Heritage Hall, 83 Essex St, 6:30-9 pm

February 17

An Afternoon at Hogwarts with the Guelph Symphony Orchestra – War Memorial Hall, University of Guelph, 390 Gordon St, 2-4 pm

February 18

Pancake Breakfast – Trinity United Church, 400 Stevenson St N, 9 am-12 pm

February 19

Wellington County Council Economic Development Committee Meeting – Governor’s Residence, Lower Level Boardroom, 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

February 20

City Council Meeting (2019 Budget) – Council Chambers, City Hall, 1 Carden St, 6 pm
River Systems Advisory Committee – Meeting Room B, City Hall, ! Carden St, 4 pm

February 21

Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Public Art Advisory Committee Meeting – City Hall, 1 Carden St, 5 pm
Guelph Police Services Board Meeting – City Hall Meeting Room C, 1 Carden St, 2:30 pm
GCAT Annual General Meeting and After Party – Red Papaya Thai and Grill, 55 Wyndham St N, 6:30 pm

February 22

Breakfast Academy: Drive Business Success Through Employee Well-being – Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre, 601 Scottsdale Dr, 7 am

February 23

11th Annual Co-operators Curl for Heart – Guelph Curling Club, 816 Woolwich St, 9 am-3:30 pm
Coldest Night of the Year – Guelph Armory, 7 Wyndham St S, 4-8 pm
Under One Roof Fundraising Concert – Guelph Youth Music Centre, 75 Cardigan St, 7-9:30 pm

February 24

Guelph-Wellington Master Gardeners’ A Day in the Garden 2019 – Victoria Park East Golf Club, 1096 Victoria Rd, 8:45 am-2 pm

February 25

City Council Meeting – Council Chambers, City Hall, 1 Carden St, 6:30 pm
LGBT2Q+ Men’s Social Network – Out on the Shelf Library, 42 Carden St, 7-9 pm

February 26

Business After 5 at KidsAbility – KidsAbility Centre for Child Development, 503 Imperial Rd N, Unit 7, 5 pm
Black History Month: Freedom is a Constant Struggle with Angela Davis – University of Guelph Athletics Centre, 150 Reynolds Walk, 7:30 pm
UGDSB Meeting – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm

February 27

Baby/Child Safety Workshop (CPR C with AED) – Coworking Parents Studio, 97 Edinburgh Rd N, 10 am-3 pm

February 28

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
Inspirational Women with Anne Day, Founder, Company of Women – Delta Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre, 50 Stone Rd W, 11:30 am
Black History Month: Closing Ceremony – University Centre Courtyard, University of Guelph, 12 pm

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