Note: These events are in an archived issue of At Guelph and may no longer be applicable.
“Look, See, Paint” is the focus of a workshop led by naturalist Chris Earley June 13 from 9:30 a.m. to noon or 1:30 to 4 p.m. Cost is $25. Registration and payment are required by May 30. On June 27, Earley leads a session on sketching nature for beginners from 10 a.m. to noon. Sketchbooks will be provided. Cost is $20, and the deadline to register is June 13. Call Ext. 52358.
OVC presents a seminar on “Intellectual Property” May 31 at 12:30 p.m. in OVC 1713. Guest speaker is Patricia Lorenz, director of U of G's Business Development Office.
To register for the following programs or to obtain more information, visit the Teaching Support Services website: www.tss.uoguelph.ca.
For faculty who like to try new or different teaching techniques but find they don't always fit in the current teaching environment, Teaching Support Services presents a discussion session called “Teaching on the Edge” May 28.
TSS is offering a refresher session on teaching dossiers for faculty May 31.
The final examination of PhD candidate Samuel Qi, Molecular and Cellular Biology, is May 28 at 9 a.m. in science complex 2315. The thesis is “Investigations of Novel Molecular Features of Cellulases From Fibrobacter sp. and Their Synergistic Interactions.” The adviser is Prof. Cecil Forsberg.
The final examination of Ryan Bolton, an M.Sc. candidate in the Department of Integrative Biology, is May 29 at 9 a.m. in Axelrod 265A. The thesis is “Nesting Behaviour and Embryo Hatching Success in Spiny Softshells (Apalone spinifera).” The advisers are Profs. Ron Brooks and Steve Marshall.
The final examination of Alireza Kamrani, an M.Sc. candidate in the Department of Pathobiology, is May 30 at 9:30 a.m. The presentation is in Pathobiology 2106, followed by the defence in Room 1106. The thesis is “The Prevalence of Blood-Borne Bacterial Infections in Domestic Cats in Ontario.” The adviser is Prof. John Prescott.
The fourth annual Guelph Walk to Cure Diabetes is June 17 at Guelph Lake Conservation Area. For information, visit the website www.jdrf.ca.
The annual Food and Friends house tour is June 3 from noon to 4 p.m. For details, call 519-821-2370.
The Guelph Youth Singers, conducted by Linda Beaupré, present “If Music Be the Food of Love” May 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the River Run Centre. The concert also features a guest appearance by Tactus. Call 519-763-3000 for tickets.
The Guelph Chamber Choir, conducted by Gerald Neufeld, presents “Songfest 2007: Musicals and More” June 3 at 2 p.m. at the River Run Centre. The concert will feature five guest community choirs and soloists Lesley Andrew, Dale Hobbs and Neil McLaren. For ticket information, call 519-763-3000.
The Guelph Pottery Festival, featuring 50 potters from across Ontario, is June 2 and 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Goldie Mill Park.
The Guelph Little Theatre production of The Fine Art of Murder by Keith Slater opens May 31 and runs weekends until June 16. For tickets, call 519-821-0270.
Guelph Pride Weekend '07 begins May 25 with a movie night at 8 p.m. at Out on the Shelf, 147 Wyndham St. N. The annual Pride Celebration is May 26 at 9 p.m. at the Holiday Inn.
The Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival runs May 31 to June 3. For information, call 519-780-2220 or visit www.guelphcontemporarydancefestival.com.
Threadworks 2007, a juried exhibition of needle arts, continues until June 10 at Wellington County Museum and Archives. Museum hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday and noon to 4 p.m. weekends and holidays. The museum is also hosting a series of art workshops this summer. For information, call 519-846-0916 or visit www.wcm.on.ca.
The Guelph Food Bank's next garage sale, silent auction and barbecue runs May 25 and 26 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 100 Crimea St.
The Edward Johnson Music Foundation is accepting applications for 2007 scholarships and awards for students who plan to pursue post-secondary education for a career in classical music performance or education. Application deadline is June 15. For information, call 519-821-7570.