Past Events from August 2017

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START Aboriginal 2017

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Description First Nations, Métis and Inuit students - this program is just for you. Move in early and beat the rush! Get your bearings on campus and meet other Aboriginal students before Orientation Week. This program is designed to help you and your family learn more about life at Guelph, what kinds of supports are available, and the many people who are here to help you succeed.  What you'll get from this program:

Arboretum Wednesday Night Walk

Join us for our weekly summer walk in the arboretum. Cost is $2 per person with children under five free.  This week's topic is Surfing the Web. Contact arbor@uoguelph.ca.

START International 2017

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Description START International is a free orientation session for new undergraduate international students, new permanent residents to Canada and out of country Canadians who are starting academics in the Fall semester. The program will introduce you to the campus environment, the resources available to aid in your social and academic transition, and what you can expect from your University of Guelph experience.

Guelph Ribfest

Celebrating 20 years with the Rotary of Club of Guelph-Trillium (to Aug. 27); free Thursday night concert featuring Headstones, The Beaches, Coleman Hell, and Ginger Ale and The Monowhales sponsored by Ontario150; live music all weekend, children's activities, midway, car show, food and beverage vendors and, of course, ribs! For schedule of events, visit http://www.ribfestguelph.com

Movies in the Square - Fantastic Four

Join us for free family-friendly movies shown on a giant screen in Market Square; bring your own lawn chairs and blankets; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis; in the case of inclement weather, screenings will move inside to the City Hall Galleria Aug. 25: Fantastic Four

Oh Canada Concerts: Don Amero

All Ages | admission free after 5 p.m. Oh Canada concerts in celebration of Canada 150 and Guelph 190; fourth Friday of every month August 25: Don Amero; September 22: Annakin Slayd; October 27: Andrew Craig; November 24: The Cocksure Lads (Mike Ford and Murray Foster); December 22: D'eve Archer

Historical Walking Tour: Brooklyn and the College Hill

Leaves from McCrae House, 108 Water St Participants will be taken to the south side of the Speed River to explore one of Guelph's early industrial sections, formerly known as Brooklyn, and the College Hill area that developed around the Ontario Agricultural College. The tour includes some of Guelph's best examples of masonry and stone carving.

Guelph Food Bank fundraising garage sale, silent auction & BBQ

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Come check out the cities largest garage sale event! Happening multiple times throughout the summer, these garage sale, silent auction, and BBQ fundraisers are a great way to give back to the community while picking up some great things for you! BBQ starts at 11am! Can't wait to see you all here!

Historical Walking Tour II: Downtown Walkabout

Leaves from Juice Inc, 25 Waterloo Ave, corner of Dublin Street The present downtown centre of Guelph, with its wide main street, provides a compact walking tour, which includes many buildings and sites of considerable historical and architectural interest. 

Movies in the Square - Shrek Forever Ever

Join us for free family-friendly movies shown on a giant screen in Market Square; bring your own lawn chairs and blankets; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis; in the case of inclement weather, screenings will move inside to the City Hall Galleria Aug. 11: Shrek Forever Ever; Aug. 25: Fantastic Four