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April Member Offerings

Posted on: April 2, 2024

Scandalous Guelph – Indoor Version

JayWalking Guelph

April 27 8:00pm-9:00pm

A walking tour – without the walking. True tales of infidelity, attempted murder, revenge killings, bootlegging, famous courtesans and scandals of all types including poetical scandal. Sound effects and images compliment the stories. A JayWalking Guelph Production.

Intro to Camera Operation

Ed Video Media Arts Centre

Using a mix of lecture, demonstration and hands-on learning experience, this session will introduce participants to key concepts needed to properly operate a camera for the purposes of capturing video. This workshop will provide information that can be used in the operation of almost any modern video camera or video-capable still camera/device. Highly recommended for anyone who is starting out in video. This is a good primer for those who want to get serious about video, but will also be helpful for hobbyists. Participants are welcome and encouraged to bring their own camera if they have one.

Understanding Camera Lenses

Ed Video Media Arts Centre

The lens is the most important component of a camera and understanding its functions and characteristics can elevate the quality of any photo or video. With a mix of lecture, demonstration and hands-on experimentation, this workshop will provide participants with a better grasp of camera lenses and how to maximize their potential. Topics explored include lens types, lens handling, lens parts and their functions, how to select a lens and more.

New clients always welcome

IHP Wellness

IHP Wellness provides health coaching that is customized lifestyle plans to suit your health needs. Follow ups and support. Diet Plans, Nutritional Supplements, Water, Sleep, Exercise Plan. This sets you up for success!

Repair Cafe and the launch of Stitch Together: A Community Mending Project

Guelph Tool Library

The Guelph Tool Library will be hosting their next Repair Cafe on Saturday, April 27th from 11-3. At this event, you can bring your household items and have them fixed for free. This event will also celebrate the launch of Stitch Together: A Community Mending Project, a volunteer run group that will facilitate clothing drop-in sewing and mending sessions at the Guelph Tool Library.

Free to Read Book Sale

Guelph Tool Library

In celebration of World Book Day, the Free to Read Book Sale is taking place in the main concourse of the Old Quebec Street Shoppes and will feature over 5000 books for sale! Donations of books can be dropped off at the Guelph Tool Library until Monday April 15. Books will be available for just $1 a piece!

Veggies + Pasta: A New Take on a CSA

Piccolo Farm Organics

You’ve heard of the Community Shared Agriculture (CSA), well meet the Community Shared Food (CSF) — it’s like a CSA, but with more pasta. New for 2024, and available for purchase now, is a unique partnership between Piccolo Farm Organics (PFO) and La Fontana Restaurant that combines the best of what each does — organically and regeneratively grown Italian vegetables and hand-crafted Italian food. Each week, CSF subscribers will receive a food box (retail value of $50/week) that will include a combination of Piccolo Farm Organics and La Fontana products delivered right to your doorstep. Share options include full season, half season and 5 week packs. Secure your share today!

Ready, Set, Groove! A Dance Party in Support of Guelph Dance

Guelph Dance

Guelph Dance is pleased to invite you to Ready, Set, Groove! Our groovy dance party fundraiser is happening Friday, April 5th at artBar!

Test your dance knowledge with a game of trivia. Dust off your dancing shoes for an epic DJ set by Danasonic. Try your luck bidding on a variety of dazzling silent auction items including Hillside Festival passes, Yoga class passes for Shift Yoga and Moonlight Yoga, Stratford Festival play tickets, and many more amazing items!

$35 ticket includes a $25 donation receipt, one drink ticket, and delicious foods from Chef Pi, Ethel’s Lounge, Kirtida Kitchen and Lady Glaze donuts.

Guelph Dance Festival Announcement and Tickets on sale April 6th

Guelph Dance

Programming will be announced and tickets will go on sale on April 6th for the 26th annual Guelph Dance Festival through the River Run Centre’s Box Office. Explore the festival’s programming of compelling performances and uniquely engaging workshops with a dynamic range of marvellous local and national artists on the Guelph Dance website: guelphdance.ca

The festival will take place May 31 to June 2, 2024.

Community Fabric

Art Not Shame

Community Fabric project is a free, community-arts series in which participants work together to create a community quilt.
No experience necessary. This program is open to folks of all ages (children are welcome with their grown-up)!

APRIL 4, 6-8PM: Parkwood Gardens – 50 Fife Rd

APRIL 11, 6-8PM: Parkwood Gardens – 50 Fife Rd

APRIL 18, 6-8PM: Shelldale Centre – 20 Shelldale Crescent

APRIL 25, 6-8PM: Shelldale Centre – 20 Shelldale Crescent

MAY 2, 6-8PM: Guelph Civic Museum – 52 Norfolk St – QUILT ASSEMBLY!

MAY 8, 6-8PM: Guelph Civic Museum – 52 Norfolk St – QUILT ASSEMBLY!

Support Community Climate Action this Spring


Join others in the community to celebrate the earth at this family friendly event. Reflect on what we can do to take better care of our planet and make your personal Climate Action Pledge. Slowing this climate bronco down will take everyone.

Community Climate Forum – Part 3 of Community Climate Action


Looking for new inspiration to take action on climate change. Come share your thoughts, learn from local experts and make this event part of your personal climate action journey. Later is too late!

Join The Guelph Film Festival Board of Directors

The Guelph Film Festival is seeking new board members! We encourage queries from those with a strong passion for social justice AND interest in governance, social media, financial management, and/or fundraising.

This year, we are looking to recruit for the following positions:

Treasurer: includes supporting all facets of finance; becoming a signing authority, Quickbooks, budget handling, government reports, leading the Finance committee.

Vice Chair: we would love to hear from community members with board experience who may be interested in investing in this leadership opportunity.

If you are interested or have any questions, please email chair@guelphfilmfestival.ca by May 22, 2024.

Sticky Journal Workshop; Get Unstuck!

Arts & Turns

Discover a path to becoming unstuck in this mildly enjoyable, interactive workshop. You’ll hear insightful, paradigm-shifting concepts. Feel inspired to improve your life via journaling and discover ways to make it stick! If you can’t attend this time, email: artsandturns@gmail.com or call 226 706-5557 to be notified of the next one!

8 Meals in 90 Minutes

Alida Iacobellis, Registered Dietitian

Join Dietitian and home cook Alida for a Meal Prep Cooking Class! You’ll make and take home 4 portions of Shepherd’s Pie and 4 portions of Sticky ginger meatballs with carrot and cucumber slaw. Breathe a big sigh of relief that delicious and nutritionally balanced meals are taken care of for the week.


ECSTATIC SHAKE in Downtown Guelph!

Join us for ECSTATIC SHAKE by 10C member MYLKSHAKE: a monthly dance event for the 2SLGBTQ+ & Allied community. Focused on self-expression, healing, and joy – all in an alcohol-free environment.

📅 When? Friday, April 12, from 7:30-9:30 pm.
📍 Where? Studio A, Guelph Youth Dance (42 Quebec Street, Guelph, Ontario).
🎶 What? Journey through sound with a curated DJ mix that flows from ambient and downtempo to lively house and disco, with everything in between.

🔗 Ready to shake things up?

Parent-Child Emotion Regulation Group (4 weeks)

Samantha Hicks (she/her) MSW, RSW and Michelle Baer (she/her) MA, RP, CCC

Samantha Hicks, MSW, RSW brings 12 years of clinical experience working with children and families in schools, community settings and in her private practice. Michelle Baer, MA, RP, CCC specializes in Play Therapy and Creative Arts Therapies, and brings 15 years of experience supporting families to feel more connected and joyful together.

Tuesdays in June 2024 (Dates: June 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th)

Through sharing knowledge and practical strategies, this group will help children ages 6-8 and their caregivers strengthen their connection and bolster their ability to manage big feelings. Each session will include time for parents and children to meet in separate groups as well as time to join all together.

$120 per session per family ($480 total per family, 1 or 2 caregivers are welcome to attend). Reimbursed by most extended health benefits. Registration closes May 14, 2024.