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Thursday, March 31, 2016

The Politico Calendar for April 2016

It's April already, and in that first full month of spring there is a whole new sense of promise and opportunity. In the next couple of weeks there will be all sorts of festivals and special events, along with the usual meetings and information nights. Many of them are here connected in this month's Politico calendar.
April 2
How-To Expert Festival - Guelph Library Main Branch, 100 Norfolk St., 11 am-2 pm
World Autism Awareness Day - Evergreen Senior Centre, 683 Woolwich St., 4:30-7:30 pm
Pollination Guelph Symposium - Dublin St. United Church, 66 Suffolk St. W, 9 am-4 pm

April 4
Corporate Services Committee - City Hall, Council Chambers, 2 pm
Public Services Committee - City Hall, Council Chambers, 5 pm

April 5
Infrastructure, Development and Enterprise Committee - City Hall, Council Chambers, 5 pm
Guelph Women in Networking (GWIN) - Dinner and Speaker Series, Springfield Golf and Country Club, 5:30 pm
History of Place Names in Halton Region - St. Andrews Presbyterian, 161 Norfolk Street, 7:30-9 pm
UGDSB Program Committee Meeting - Board Office, 500 Victoria Road North, 7-9 pm
Art on the Street Application Deadline

April 6
Kazoo! Fest - Various times and locations (through to Sunday April 10)

April 7
Shootin' the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon - 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Governance Committee - City Hall, Council Chambers, 4 pm
Special Council Meeting, Metrolinx - City Hall, Council Chambers, 7 pm
Meet Guelph Partners in Crime - Guelph Library Main Branch, 100 Norfolk Street, 7-8 pm
Panel Discussion: Proportional Representation vs. Alternative Vote - Council Chamber, Kitchener City Hall, 7-9 pm

April 8
Ground Breaking Ceremony with Mayor Cam Guthrie and Zgemi Inc. - 9 Woodlawn Road, 10-11:30 am

April 9
Kazoo! Print Expo - Central Public School, 97 Dublin St N, 11 am-4 pm
Military Lecture Series: The Victory at Vimy – Yesterday and Today - Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 2-3 pm

April 10
Be Well, Be Inspired, a wellness workshop for creative people - Studio 404, 404 York Rd, 10 am-2 pm

April 11
Heritage Guelph Meeting - Meeting Room C, City Hall, 12 pm
City Council Meeting - City Hall, Council Chambers, 7 pm

April 12
UGDSB Business Operations Committee Meeting - Board Office, 500 Victoria Road North, 7-9 pm
Regular Monthly Meeting of the Guelph Wellington Coalition for Social Justice, OECTA Office, Orchard Park, Ignatius Centre, 7-9 pm

April 13
Guelph Police Venturers Information and Registration Night - Clair Road Emergency Services Centre, 160 Clair Rd W, 7-9 pm
UGDSB Special Education Advisory Committee - Board Office, 500 Victoria Road North, 7-9 pm

April 15
Time To Give Breakfast - Delta Guelph, 50 Stone Rd W, 7:30-9:30 am
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Guelph fundraiser Bowl for Kids' Sake - Woodlawn Bowl, 253 Woodlawn Rd W (through to Sunday April 17)

April 16
Montessori School of Wellington Open House - Dublin Street United Church, 68 Suffolk St W, 10 am-12 pm
Bangladesh Association of Guelph, Bengali New Year Celebration - Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute, 289 College Ave W, 6-10 pm
Guelph Eramosa Refugee Sponsorship Project - Rockmosa Community Hall, 74 Christie St, Rockwood, 5-9 pm

April 18
LGBTQ Lit @ the Albion - The Albion, 49 Norfolk Street, 7-8 pm

April 20
Special Council Meeting, Downtown Strategy and Baker Street/land development - City Hall, Council Chambers, 6 pm
A Taste For Life - A Fundraiser in support of those living with HIV/AIDS - Various locations, 5-10 pm

April 21
Guelph Police Services Board Meeting, City Hall Meeting Room C, 2:30 pm

April 22
The CEC Annual Business & Education Partnership Breakfast - Delta Hotel & Conference Centre, 50 Stone Rd W, 7-9 am
For the Love of Words - 'FLOW' 2016 - Guelph Youth Music Centre, 75 Cardigan St, 7:30-10:30 pm

April 23
13th annual Guelph Clean and Green Community Cleanup - You neighbourhood, 8:30-11:30 am. Sign-up here.
Guelph Rotary Earth Day and Guelph Lake Nature Centre Campaign Launch - Guelph Lake Park, 7743 Conservation Rd, 9 am-2 pm
Doors Open Guelph - Various locations, 12-6 pm
Founders Day! - Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 11 am

April 26
CFUW Guelph General Meeting and Speaker Series with Dr John Prescott, Prof Dept Pathobiology - St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 7-9:30 pm
UGDSB Board Meeting - Board Office, 500 Victoria Road North, 7-9 pm

April 27
Friends of the Guelph Public Library Annual General Meeting - Guelph Library Main Branch, 100 Norfolk Street, 7:30-8:45 pm

April 29
Guelph Pride 2016 - Various times and locations (through Sunday May 8)


Josh Gibbson said...

Have you heard exactly what property the City gave Metrolinx from that Special Council Meeting on April 7th?

Adam A. Donaldson said...

Nope. And considering it's being discussed in closed meetings and recent events, we're unlikely to learn anytime soon :-/