The Politico Calendar for May 2019

Summer is almost here, and there is so much to do and so little time as evident by this month’s Politico Calendar of events and meetings.

MAY 1

General Strike Against Doug Ford – St. George’s Square, Quebec St, 12-1 pm
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Board Meeting – Trillium Room, Guelph Office, 160 Chancellors Way, 1 pm
Tales from the Hill – Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 7-9 pm
Living with Loss Grief Support Group – Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, 1099 Gordon St, 7-9 pm
Brain Science for a More Just Nation with Dan Meegan – Bookshelf’s eBar, 41 Quebec St, 7-9 pm

MAY 2

Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am

MAY 3

Open House – Coworking Parents Studio, 97 Edinburgh Rd N, 12-3 pm
May is Huntington Disease Awareness Month – Guelph City Hall, 1 Carden St, 11:45 am-12:30 pm

MAY 4

Community Breakfast – Three Willows United Church, 577 Willow Rd, 8-10 am
2Rivers Festival: Pollinator Habitat Community Planting – Stormwater Pond on Vaughan St, Vaughan St & Revell Dr, 9:30 am-1 pm
Run4Change – Royal City Park, 139 Gordon St, 9:45 am-1 pm
26th Guelph Scout Compost Sale – Kortright Hills Public School, 23 Ptarmigan Dr, 9 am-2 pm
2nd Annual King George Craft Market – King George Public School, 72 Lemon St, 10 am-2 pm
St. Joseph Parish Spring Market Place – 409 Paisley Rd, 9 am-2 pm
Guelph Humane Society Spring Microchip Clinic – Wayne Pitman Ford Lincoln Inc, 895 Woodlawn Rd W, 9 am-4 pm
Spring Artisan Market – Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre, 601 Scottsdale Dr, 10 am-4 pm
Book Singing Event with local author Marilyn Kleiber – Bookshelf, 41 Quebec St, 2-4 pm

MAY 5

2Rivers Festival: Sacred Water Walk – The Grounds of the Boathouse, 116 Gordon St, 10 am-12 pm
2Rivers Festival: 3 Rivers Ride, the Covered Bridge, Gordon St, 9 am-2 pm
Guelph Mandarin MS Walk – College Heights Secondary School, 371 College Ave W, 8:30 am-1 pm
Rain Barrel Fundraiser Event – Torchlight Services, 30 Edinburgh Rd, 10 am-2 pm

MAY 6

Committee of the Whole – Council Chambers, City Hall, 1 Carden St, 2 pm
Embrace Networking – Guelph Chamber of Commerce, 3rd floor President’s Boardroom, 111 Farquhar St, 1-2:30 pm
LGBT2Q+ Women’s Social Network – Out on the Shelf Library, 42 Carden St, 7-9 pm

MAY 7

UGDSB Program Committee Meeting – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm
Food Truck Nights – Three Willows United Church, 577 Willow Rd, 4:30-8 pm
GWIN Network, Dinner and AGM – Springfield golf and Country Club, 2054 Gordon St, 5:30-9 pm
Guelph Social Fusion – The Junction, 7 Edinburgh Rd S, 5 pm

MAY 8

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, 1 Carden St, 7 pm
River Systems Advisory Committee – Meeting Room B, City Hall, 1 Carden St, 4 pm
Speakers’ Series #3: Green Infrastructure to Preserve Groundwater Integrity – 10C Shared Space, 42 Carden St, 7 pm
UGDSB Special Education Advisory Committee – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm
This One Looks Like a Boy: In Conversation with Lorimer Shenher – Bookshelf’s eBar, 41 Quebec St, 7-9 pm
Cultural Festival – Our Lady of Lourdes High School, 54 Westmount Rd, 6-9 pm
McHappy Day – Guelph’s four McDonald’s locations, All-day

MAY 9

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
Wellington County Council 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
PrideLit with Author Zoe Whittall – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 7-9 pm
Willow Road Public School 50th Anniversary – Willow Road Public School, 125 Willow Rd, 5-8 pm

MAY 10

Breakfast Academy – Referrals and Loyalty in Today’s Selling Landscape – Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Centre, 601 Scottsdale Dr, 7-9 am
Steve [Dyck] For Guelph Campaign Launch – 92 Macdonell St, 6:30-9 pm
United Way GenNext Downtown Walking Tour 2019 – Downtown Guelph, 4-8 pm

MAY 11

Hike the Guelph Correctional Centre Lands – Rocky’s Drive-in, 520 Elizabeth St, 9:30-11:30 am
Giant Garage Sale for IODE Royal Wyndham Chapter – 102 Downey Rd, 8 am-12 pm
Forest of Reading Comes to Guelph! – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 10:30-11:30 am
Community Paper Shredding Event – Family & Children’s Services Guelph/Wellington, 275 Eramosa Rd, 9 am-2 pm
How-to Festival – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 1-4 pm
Etsy Guelph Wellington Spring Market – Royal Canadian Legion, 57 Watson Pkwy S, 10 am-4 pm
The Searcher Group: Paranormal Expert Peter Roe – Bookshelf’s eBar, 41 Quebec St, 7-9 pm

MAY 12

Mother’s Day Tea – Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 1-2:30 pm
Mother’s Day Walk – Yorklands Property, 785 York Rd, 2-3:30 pm
Open House – Guelph Lawn Bowling Club, 114 Gordon St, 1-4 pm

MAY 13

City Council Meeting – Council Chambers, City Hall, 1 Carden St, 6:30 pm
Heritage Guelph Meeting – Meeting Room C, City Hall, 1 Carden St, 12 pm
UGDSB French as a Second Language Advisory Committee – 500 Victoria Road North, 5:30 pm

MAY 14

UGDSB Business Operations Committee – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm
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
Spring Academic Open House – Rozanski Hall, University of Guelph, All-day
Food Truck Nights – Three Willows United Church, 577 Willow Rd, 4:30-8 pm
Horizons: The Buzz – Marijuana & The Workplace – Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Centre, 601 Scottsdale Dr, 7:30-9 am

MAY 15

Municipal Election Compliance Audit Committee Meeting – Council Chambers, City Hall, 1 Carden St, 6:30 pm
UGDSB Education Development Charges – Council Chambers, Administration Centre, 74 Woolwich St, 7 pm
Spring Academic Open House – Rozanski Hall, University of Guelph, All-day
Community BBQ – Three Willows United Church, 577 Willow Rd, 5:30-7:30 pm
Clyde Fans: Seth – Bookshelf’s eBar, 41 Quebec St, 7-9 pm
Voices of Value: Lgbt2qi+ Inclusion Workshop for Guelph Pride – ARCH – HIV / AIDS Resources & Community Health, 77 Westmount Rd, Unit #110, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Guelph Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Celebrity Dinner – Italian Canadian Club, 135 Ferguson St, 6-10 pm

MAY 16

Special City Council Meeting on Community Plan – Council Chambers, City Hall, 1 Carden St, 6 pm
Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Transit Advisory Committee – Room 112, City Hall, 1 Carden St, 5:30 pm
Guelph Police Services Board Meeting – City Hall Meeting Room C, 1 Carden St, 2:30 pm
Spring Academic Open House – Rozanski Hall, University of Guelph, All-day
Game Changer: Empowering The Future Generation of Local Leaders – 10C Community Classroom, 4th Floor, 42 Carden St, 12-2 pm

MAY 17

Guelph Seedling Sale – St George’s Anglican Church, 99 Woolwich St, 3=6 pm

MAY 18

Super Hero Party, Guelph vs Toronto – Hastings Stadium, Exhibition Park, 12:30 pm
Open House – Guelph Lawn Bowling Club, 114 Gordon St, 1-4 pm

MAY 19

Open House – Guelph Lawn Bowling Club, 114 Gordon St, 1-4 pm

MAY 20

Pint of Science Comes to Guelph – Various times and locations

MAY 21

Special City Council Meeting on Height and Density Bonusing – Council Chambers, City Hall, 1 Carden St, 6 pm
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
Pint of Science Comes to Guelph – Various times and locations
Food Truck Nights – Three Willows United Church, 577 Willow Rd, 4:30-8 pm

MAY 22

Pint of Science Comes to Guelph – Various times and locations

MAY 23

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
Guelph Little Theatre presents The Man Who Shot Chance Delaney – Guelph Little Theatre, 176 Morris St, 8-10:30 pm

MAY 24

Guelph Pride Flag Raising – City Hall, 1 Carden St, 5 pm-7 pm
2nd Global Climate Strike Guelph – City Hall, 1 Carden St, 12-1 pm
Guelph Little Theatre presents The Man Who Shot Chance Delaney – Guelph Little Theatre, 176 Morris St, 8-10:30 pm

MAY 25

Book Signing and Discussion by Montaha Hidefi – Indigo Guelph, Stone Road Mall, 435 Stone Rd W, 11 am-3 pm
2Rivers Festival: 2Rivers Cleanup – Royal City Park, 139 Gordon St, 9 am-1 pm
Guelph-Wellington Combined Spring Plant Sale 2019 – Waterworks Place, 29 Waterworks Pl, 9 am-2 pm
Eden Mills Arts Festival 2019 – Eden Mills, 11 am-5 pm
Guelph Little Theatre presents The Man Who Shot Chance Delaney – Guelph Little Theatre, 176 Morris St, 8-10:30 pm

MAY 26

Walk for Alzheimer’s – Guelph Lakes Conservation Area, 7743 Conservation Rd, 1-2:30 pm
Eden Mills Arts Festival 2019 – Eden Mills, 11 am-5 pm
Guelph Little Theatre presents The Man Who Shot Chance Delaney – Guelph Little Theatre, 176 Morris St, 2-4:30 pm
Guelph Endometriosis March – City Hall, 1 Carden St, 11 am-1 pm
BBBS Downtown Food Truck Picnic – Exhibition Park, 11:30-7:30 pm

MAY 27

City Council Meeting – Council Chambers, City Hall, 1 Carden St, 6:30 pm

MAY 28

UGDSB Meeting – 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm
2019 Accessibility Conference – Rozanski Hall, University of Guelph, All-day
Food Truck Nights – Three Willows United Church, 577 Willow Rd, 4:30-8 pm
Guelph Horticultural Society General Meeting and Mini Flower Show – Dublin Street United Church, 68 Suffolk St W, 7:30-9 pm

MAY 29

2019 Accessibility Conference – Rozanski Hall, University of Guelph, All-day
Job Fair – Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Centre, 601 Scottsdale Dr, 1-3 pm
Meet Elizabeth Baird: History of Food and Cookbooks – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 7-8:30 pm
Regional Economic Summit 2019: An Update on USMCA – Delta Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre, 50 Stone Rd W, 10 am-2 pm

MAY 30

Shootin’ the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon – 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Guelph Little Theatre presents The Man Who Shot Chance Delaney – Guelph Little Theatre, 176 Morris St, 8-10:30 pm

MAY 31

Fifth Friday: Queer of Craft – Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 7-9 pm
Guelph Little Theatre presents The Man Who Shot Chance Delaney – Guelph Little Theatre, 176 Morris St, 8-10:30 pm
Summer Market – Main Library Branch, 100 Norfolk St, 6:30-8:30 pm

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