Past Events from August 2017

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Guelph Street Party

Marketsquare becomes the hottest party the Royal City has ever seen. Live Band Performances, Beer Garden, BBQ, Expanded Patios, High Energy Games and Activities and Guelph's First Ever Street Dance

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 Animal Locomotion. Contact arbor@uoguelph.ca.

Building Canada Lecture: Horse Power

To celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums launches a unique lecture series to reflect on our collective history and the theme of nation building. Building Canada Lectures, presented in partnership with the University of Guelph, is set for the second Wednesday of each month at 7 PM at Guelph Civic Museum. Jeff Thomason presents, Horse Power: Building Canada on the backs of horses.

Historical Walking Tour I: Where Guelph Began

Leaves from Juice Inc, 25 Waterloo Ave, corner of Dublin Street This tour encircles the original Market Square area of almost twenty-four acres laid out by John Galt in 1827. Serving as the focal point for Guelph's early social and business life, the area also contains the sites of many of Guelph's first buildings. 

John Galt Day Kirking Celebration

IN CELEBRATION OF JOHN GALT DAY, the Old Stone Churches, and the Guelph Historical Society, are hosting the Tenth Annual John Galt Sunday Kirking. Civic leaders will be “kirked” to the front door of St. James. “Kirking” is a Scottish ceremonial parade of dignitaries led by a piper as a prelude to a civic church service. 

Piping Evenings with Guelph Pipe Band

Pull up your lawn chair and enjoy the sound of bagpipes at the end of the day. Practice - Aug. 2nd FULL CONCERT: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 6:30 PM 

Volunteers Needed for English Language Buddy Program

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The English language program (ELP) is currently seeking students who would like to participate in the buddy program this summer. If you are interested in helping an ELP student adjust to life on campus, while making a new friend and learning about a new culture, email eslevent@uoguelph.ca or fill out the online application.