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February Member Offerings

Posted on: February 5, 2024

Rebel Knowledge Symposium: Food and Housing Injustice

OPIRG Guelph

Worried about food and housing? Wondering if you’re going to spend the rest of your life worried about food and housing?

Instead, gather, learn, share, strategize and organize at OPIRG Guelph’s 2024 Rebel Knowledge Symposium as we focus on the realities of housing and food injustice.

Join us at the University Centre at the University of Guelph on March 2nd and 3rd, 2024 for two dynamic days of workshops, panel discussions, thought provoking speakers, an information fair, a student town hall, interactive skill shares, opportunities for creative expression, delicious food and a beautiful chance to sow seeds of liberation and cultivate solidarity.

Volunteers Needed for Circular Store

Guelph Tool Library

Are you passionate about creating positive change in your community?

The Guelph Tool Library’s Circular Store is looking for volunteers to help at least 2 hours each week with customer service and donation sorting. We offer training and references as well as one full year Tool Library Membership for all volunteers!

To learn more, email us at: info@guelphtoollibrary.org

Call for Volunteer Camp Counsellors

Guelph Dance

Guelph Dance is currently seeking enthusiastic volunteers for our 2024 March Break and Summer Arts Explosion Camps.

Two Children playing on the floor with a camp councillor

A fun experience for those interested in the arts and a great opportunity to work with children of all abilities and ages. Perfect experience for future camp counsellors, teachers, teaching artists, and youth workers.

This is a high energy group, volunteers will have the opportunity to engage with campers, exercise leadership skills, be creative and encourage creativity, lead games and activities, support teaching artists and build relationships with campers, peers and instructors.

Did You Eat? Closing Reception

Ed Video Media Arts Centre

Did You Eat? is an exhibition programmed in conjunction with our upcoming Symposium: Pork & Screens. Curated by Maddie Lychek, the show features works by Evangeline Brooks, Joni Cheung, Christina Hajjar, and Racquel Rowe, exploring notions of tradition, adjunct cultures, miscommunication, family recipes, embodied knowledge, YouTube cooking shows.

Closing Reception Friday, February 9th, 7-pm. This closing reception will be a potluck so feel free to bring your favourite dish or snack!

Soba’s Corner: A Chinese-Canadian Cooking Class (Virtual Workshop)

Ed Video Media Arts Centre

Join Snack Witch Joni Cheung as she teaches participants how to make Montréal Peanut Butter Dumplings while leading open discussion on food, identity and home live on Zoom.

This workshop is offered as a part of Ed Video’s upcoming symposium: Pork & Screens​. Participants will receive the ingredient list upon registration.

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Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation upcoming General Meeting and Director elections!


Join us for an insightful evening with Special Guest Speakers Mayor Cam Guthrie
and Transportation Planning Manager Jennifer Juste who will discuss, “Not Just Bikes: How Copenhagen Mastered the Bike-Friendly City.”

Graphic with blue background. Text reads GCAT Annual General Meeting 2024 Save the date: February 20th 7-9pm - Royal City Brewing

This year, we are seeking qualified candidates to fill two (2) vacant positions on the Board. As a Director, you can contribute significantly to GCAT’s mission in areas such as community outreach, financial sustainability, event planning, and organizational development.

If you are passionate about active transportation and wish to stand for election, please complete our Expression of Interest Questionnaire, which is available on our website www.gcat.ca, along with our Director Job Description and GCAT bylaws. The deadline for submissions is February 6, 2024.

Meal Prep Cooking Class

MORE Method Nutrition

Graphic with photos of home cooked meals. Text reads Meal Prep Cooking class. Enjoy all the benefits of meal prep without any of the planning, shopping or cleaning up!

Join Dietitian and Home Cook Alida Iacobellis on March 24 and enjoy all the benefits of meal prep without any of the planning, shopping, or clean up.

You’ll leave with 2 comfort food classics ready to reheat and eat or freeze for later – 4 portions of chicken pot pie stew and 4 portions of lasagna soup. Some dietary preferences and allergies can be accommodated.

Call for Submissions: Guelph Arts Council Members Show

Guelph Arts Council

Guelph Arts Council is excited to announce a call for art submissions for our upcoming 2nd GAC Members Show. This exhibition aims to showcase the talent of our esteemed members, and we invite all members to participate by submitting their artwork.⁠

Call for Submissions – Retrospectacle: A Garage Sale of Artistic Works

Guelph Arts Council

This exhibition aims to provide an opportunity for artists with old work that is taking up space in your studio, falls outside of “recency” submission criteria for exhibition opportunities, or is maybe just a super experimental piece that falls outside of your current body of work that you would like to have the opportunity to sell.

Organic Garden Rental Space Available

Winterhill Farm & Garden

Are you an organic grower looking for more space to grow? Winterhill Farm & Garden has 1 garden plot (20 rows X 100 feet long) and 2 x 50 feet cold frames (covered space with no heat) available for rent this season. We are located in the beautiful Guelph/Eramosa area and have south-facing gardens located on top of a hill that allows for plenty of sunshine and great drainage. The gorgeous views are a bonus!

Please contact Jill at winterhillfarm@yahoo.com for more information

Fire By Friction: an Adult Workshop at GOS

Guelph Outdoor School

Equal parts practical and magical, Fire By Friction is a crackling combination of hands-on experience, demonstration, coaching, story-telling, troubleshooting, and celebration of successes and failures! Participants can expect to engage in a wide range of fire-making tools and techniques, from how to train our eyes for the good tinder to good fire-making songs, to flint & steel, charcloth, and hand-drill, with time spent on cultural context, demonstration, and Q&A with GOS instructors.

Registration Open for Spring Trimester: March – June

Guelph Outdoor School

Spring is our most popular season. Kids have been inside too long, the world is coming alive, and adventure is on the wind. Guelph Outdoor School Spring Registration opens Wednesday, February 14th, at 10 am for Weekly Outdoor Immersion programs for kids aged 4 – 14.

Give us a call to talk about programs to suit your particular child and get inspired about how nature-connection can support your kid on all the metrics: social/emotional, physical/developmental, and cognitive/academic.

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