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Saturday, March 31, 2018

The Politico Calendar for April 2018

It's just a month now until we start two different elections, but until then there's more than a few political and cultural events in the Royal City to keep you occupied.
April 1
EASTER!

April 2
Mondays with Mike - Mike Schreiner Campaign Office, 163 Suffolk St W, 12 pm
2018-19 U of G Budget Town Hall - Peter Clark Hall, University Centre, University of Guelph, 12 pm
Guelph Blood Donor Clinic - Canadian Blood Services, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 3-7 pm
Guelph Public Speakers 20th Anniversary Celebration - RWDI Inc, 600 Southgate Dr, 7-9 pm

April 3
Committee of the Whole Meeting - Council Chambers, City Hall, 2 pm
19th Century Conflict in Rural Ontario: Retribution or Reconciliation? - University Centre, University of Guelph, 12 pm
UGDSB Program Committee - 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm
Guelph Blood Donor Clinic - Canadian Blood Services, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-12 pm
Guelph Historical Society April Evenings in History - St Andrews Church, 161 Norfolk St, 7:30-9 pm
GWIN - Network, Dinner and Expert Speaker Series: Nancy Priest - Springfield Golf & Country Club, 2054 Gordon St, 5:30-9 pm
Politics in the Pub - Aggie's Edition! - NV Kitchen + Bar, 16 Wyndham St N, 5:30-7:30 pm

April 4
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Board Meeting - Trillium Room, Guelph Office, 160 Chancellors Way, 4 pm
Guelph Blood Donor Clinic - Canadian Blood Services, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 3-7 pm
Stories from the Hill - Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 7-8:30 pm
Fantasy and Sci-Fi Book Club - Fionn MacCool's, 494 Edinburgh Rd S, 7-9 pm
Guelph Business Networking Event - Fionn MacCool's, 494 Edinburgh Rd S, 11:30 am-1:30 pm

April 5
Shootin' the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon - 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Guelph Talks Research – Perspective: From space to landfill to art - Atrium, Summerlee Science Complex, University of Guelph, 12 pm
Interdisciplinary Feminism (IF…) presents: Micro Counter Narratives - McLaughlin Library, University of Guelph, 4 pm
2018 Last Lecture - War Memorial Hall, University of Guelph, 5:45 pm
Guelph Blood Donor Clinic - Canadian Blood Services, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 3-7 pm
Here We Speak French: Ici on parle fran├žais - Main Library, 100 Norfolk St, 10:30-11:30 am
Invest in your Financial Future - Main Library, 100 Norfolk St, 7-8 pm
eExpert Time - Main Library, 100 Norfolk St, 6-8 pm

April 6
The Ghost Island Light - Guelph Little Theatre, 176 Morris St, 8 pm (through April 21)

April 7
Gift from the Heart Dental Hygiene Community Outreach - The Clothing Closet (at New Life Church), 400 Victoria Rd N, 9:30-11:30 am
Kids Can Cook - Main Library, 100 Norfolk St, 11 am-12 pm
Guelph Blood Donor Clinic - Canadian Blood Services, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 8 am-1 pm
Where the Wild Things Live - Main Library, 100 Norfolk St, 1-2:30 pm
SlutWalk Guelph - Market Square, 1 Carden St, 1-3 pm

April 8
A Personal Experience of Truth and Reconciliation in Pangnirtung, Nunavut: From Concern to Action - Unitarian Congregation of Guelph, 22 Harris St, 10:30 am
World Autism Awareness Day Celebration - Evergreen Seniors Community Centre Auditorium, 683 Woolwich St, 12-3 pm
Dancing with Words Creative Writing Workshop - Silence, 46 Essex St, 1-3 pm
Walking Vimy Ridge - Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 2-3 pm

April 9
City Council Meeting - Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 6:30 pm
Mondays with Mike - Mike Schreiner Campaign Office, 163 Suffolk St W, 12 pm
Heritage Guelph Meeting - City Hall Meeting Room C, 1 Carden St, 12 pm
Guelph Blood Donor Clinic - Canadian Blood Services, 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N, 3-7 pm
Paws to Read - East Side Library Branch, 1 Starwood Dr, 6 pm

April 10
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
How to Grow Your Food Co. - Cutten Fields, 190 College Ave E, 8 am-5 pm
Social Media for Not For Profits - 10C Shared Space, 42 Carden St, 1 pm

April 11
Kazoo! Fest 2018 - Various Times, Various Locations (through April 15)
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
Guelph Talks Research – Relationships: Conflict, re/conciliation and the tree of life - Courtyard, University Centre, 1 pm
Lunch & Learn - Discover The Secrets to Motivating Learners - Cutten Fields, 190 College Ave E, 12 pm
UGDSB Special Education Advisory Committee - 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm
Story Code - Westminster Square Library Branch, 100-31 Farley Dr, 11 am-12 pm
An Introduction to Baseball History - Main Library, 100 Norfolk St, 6:30-7:30 pm
WAR: A Baseball Statistic Explained - Main Library, 100 Norfolk St, 8-9 pm

April 12
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
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
Summer Lectures Club - Trinity United Church, 400 Stevenson St N, 9:30-11:30 am
Invest in Your Financial Future - Main Library, 100 Norfolk St, 7-8 pm
Martin Luther King Jr 50th Anniversary Tribute - Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon St, 7-9 pm

April 13
Mindful Stitching - Main Library, 100 Norfolk St, 1-3 pm

April 14
Drawing Knights - Bullfrog Mall Library Branch, 380 Eramosa Rd, 2-3 pm
Dads Do Hair - Main Library, 100 Norfolk St, 2:30-3:30 pm

April 15
I STAND #InUnity - Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 10 am

April 16
City Council Meeting (Solid Waste Service Review) - Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 6 pm
Mondays with Mike - Mike Schreiner Campaign Office, 163 Suffolk St W, 12 pm
Monday Night Makes: Clone Your Clothes - Guelph Tool Library, 131 Ontario St, 7 pm

April 17
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

April 18
City Council Meeting (75 Dublin Decision) - Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 6 pm
River Systems Advisory Committee - City Hall Meeting Room B, 1 Carden St, 7 pm
Inspirational Women with Marianne Walker - President & CEO of the Guelph General Hospital - Delta Guelph, Hotel & Conference Centre, 50 Stone Rd W, 12 pm
Open Mic - Silence, 46 Essex St, 7-9 pm

April 19
Shootin' the Breeze at Breezy Corners with Phil Allt and James Gordon - 44 Macdonell St, 8-9:30 am
Tabletop Tradeshow 2018 - Cutten Fields, 190 College Ave E, 4 pm
Guelph Police Services Board Meeting - City Hall Meeting Room C, 1 Carden St, 2:30 pm
Time To Give Community Breakfast - Delta Hotel and Conference Centre, 50 Stone Rd W, 7:30-9:30 am
Royal Distributing Giant Bicycle Sale - Royal Distributing, 925 Woodlawn Rd W, 9 am-4 pm

April 20
Smartphone Photography Workshop - Locatin: TBD, 9 am

April 21
Doors Open Guelph - Various Locations, 10 am-5 pm
18th Annual Castlebury Park Clean-Up - Castlebury Park, 50 Castlebury Dr, 8:30-11:30 am
The Spring 2018 "We've Outgrown It" Sale! - Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute, 289 College Ave W, 11 am-2 pm
Repair Cafe with Guelph Tool Library - Westminster Square Library Branch, 100-31 Farley Dr, 10 am-2 pm
Guelph Rotary Forest Community Tree Planting Day - Park at Lakeside Church on Conservation Road at Guelph Lake, 9 am-2 pm
Fifth Annual Scrabble Party - Holy Rosary Church Hall, 125 Emma St, 1:30-4 pm
Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis' Annual Gala and Fundraiser - Italian Canadian Club, 135 Ferguson St, 5:30-11:45 pm
Doors Open After Dark - Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 9 pm-1 am

April 22
GHTC HIKES: Everton Grotto Photo Hike - Guelph Covered Bridge, 1:30-4 pm

April 23
City Council Meeting - Council Chambers, 1 Carden St, 6:30 pm
Mondays with Mike - Mike Schreiner Campaign Office, 163 Suffolk St W, 12 pm

April 24
UGDSB Meeting - 500 Victoria Road North, 7 pm
CFUW Guelph Meeting and Speaker - St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 161 Norfolk St, 7-9:30 pm
Open House, Canadian Embroiderers' Guild Guelph (CEGG) - Kortright Presbyterian Church, 55 Devere Dr, 1-5 pm

April 25
A Taste For Life - Various Locations, Various Times, 11:30 am-11 pm
Dead Poets Live On - Main Library, 100 Norfolk St, 7-8 pm
Lawyer Lunch and Learn: Family Law in Ontario - 10C Shared Space, 42 Carden St, 12 pm

April 26
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
RCMPI Presents Monty Python's SPAMALOT - River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St, 7:30 pm (through April 29)

April 27
The Spring Art Show and Sale - Old Quebec Street Shoppes, 55 Wyndham St, 10 am-4 pm
School’s Out, Museums In - Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, 10 am-5 pm
Bowl For Kids 2018 - Woodlawn Bowl, 253 Woodlawn Rd W, 2-8 pm (through April 28)
Feminist Spring Market - 10C Shared Space, 42 Carden St, 6 pm

April 28
Nature in the City: Feathers and Beaks - Main Library, 100 Norfolk St, 1-2 pm
Thumbprint Cartooning - Westminster Square Library Branch, 100-31 Farley Dr, 2-3 pm
Book Launch Event: The Guardians of Eastgate: Book 1 of the Seers Series - Bookshelf eBar, 41 Quebec St, 4-6 pm
Community Tree Planting - York Road Park, 115 York Rd, 9 am-12 pm
Guelph Pride - Various Times, Various Locations (through May 14)

April 29
Suzuki String School of Guelph: Celebrating 45 Years - River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St, 8 am-3 pm

April 30
Mondays with Mike - Mike Schreiner Campaign Office, 163 Suffolk St W, 12 pm
Nominations Open For 2018 Guelph Access Recognition Awards - Guelph's City Hall, 1 Carden St, 6-7 pm
Hoarding Happens: Caring for someone who has excessive clutter - Guelph Community Health Centre, 176 Wyndham St N, 5:45-7:45 pm

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