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September Member Offerings

Posted on: September 8, 2023

Meditation Retreat Day

Elisabeth Schramm, Yoga and Meditation Teacher

Saturday September 30 | 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
$100 | St. Brigid’s Villa, Ignatius Jesuit Centre

During this full day of practice there will be alternating periods of sitting and walking meditation with time for gentle mindful movement. Having some experience with meditation will be helpful. Vegan lunch included. At St. Brigid’s Villa, Ignatius Jesuit Centre.

Introduction to Meditation

Elisabeth Schramm, Yoga and Meditation Teacher

Tuesdays, September 12 to October 17 | 7:00 – 8:15 PM
$90 + HST | Online

This series will be especially appealing to beginners, those who are interested in re-connecting to their practice, and those simply want to practice meditation with others. We’ll explore the building blocks to practice, including posture options, and various ways to focus the attention.
The practices will support the cultivation of awareness, self kindness and compassion.

Offered virtually on zoom.

Teenage Parent Program is back at 10C


Mondays & Thursdays, starting September 14 | Free drop-in

Are you a young parent looking for help finishing school, getting a job, or finding child care? Or maybe, you’re just looking to connect with other young parents who understand the challenges (and joys) of parenting. Our TAPPs program, offered in partnership with the YWCA, fosters a safe space where pregnant and parenting youth age 14 to 25 can find a sense of belonging and community.

Learn about topics like child development, nutrition, stress management, budgeting, healthy relationships, behaviour management, goal setting and more through weekly activities. At TAPPs you’ll find support from your peers, Youth Workers, and resources for you and your children. Free child minding and a meal are provided every session.

For more info you can contact florencia.varela@ytr.ymca.ca

Taking bulk orders for Holiday gifts

Skilled Accents

September 15 to December 31

If you are a company or individual in meaningful gifting Skilled Accents is the place for all your holiday gifting needs. We are able to produce bulk orders for your clients, staff or friends and family just in time for this season. We produce all our products fron recycled fabric in London Ontario made by local group of refugee women.

2nd Annual Tree Festival at Yorklands Green Hub

Yorklands Green Hub

Sunday, September 17 | 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Free | 785 York Road, East of Victoria, Guelph

Yorklands Green Hub’s September walk will be part of Guelph/Wellington Local Immigration Partnership’s Welcoming Week on Sun. Sept. 17th, 1pm to 3pm. 

During Welcoming Week, come enjoy a walk through a naturalized area with ponds, meadows and forest.
It is also National Forest Week and we will celebrate trees!
You will see local artists creating, hear local musicians and your kids can enjoy a tree treasure hunt. 

If you would like to volunteer or you are a nature-based artist or performer and would like to share your creative project during the Tree Festival, please contact Bernadette at bwycks@yorklandsgreenhub.ca.

To register on eventbrite, please visit the link below.

Hike Program Coordinator Opportunity

Guelph Hiking Trail Club

Due Friday September 15

Direct activities of 25+ certified hike leaders to support the Guelph Hiling Trail Clubs Guided Hike Program. Position is part of the Executive Committeer which directs the affairs of the club.

Guelph Jazz Festival 2023

Thursday, September 14 to Sunday, September 17 | Both free and ticketed events Festival passes are $200 general and $150 for students/seniors/underwaged

Eleven ticketed events –– highlights are [Ahmed], Ratchet Orchestra, Cory Smythe –– at downtown venues including River Run Centre, Royal City Mission, artBar, and Guelph Youth Music Centre, 20 free concerts in Market Square including the Friday Night Street Music Party in Market Square, 15 Sept 7pm-midnight, and free programming throughout 16 September, headlined by Witch Prophet (11pm). Preview programming 9-10 September, ‘GJF in the Parks,’ featuring Street Music Party groups performing in Norm Jary Park (9 Sept 2-5pm) and York Road Park (10 Sept 2-5pm).

Adobe After Effects for Beginners

Ed Video Media Arts Centre

Tuesday, September 19 | Members $25 | Non-members $50
6:30 – 8:30 PM | 404 York Road, Guelph

Learn the fundamentals of Adobe After Effects, a digital visual effects and motion graphics application. The workshop will provide an overview of the program, including topics such as: starting a new project, importing media, starter tools, introduction to compositions, working with text and shapes, keyframe animation, and exporting.

Participants will need a laptop with Adobe After Effects software. Ed Video has a limited amount of laptops available for members to use during the workshop. Please email workshops@edvideo.org if you wish to use one.

Email workshops@edvideo.org with any questions and/or accessibility needs and to register.

What can a marketing consultation accomplish for your green business?

A message from Promosaurus

When you run your own business and have a thousand balls in the air, you want to know what about your marketing strategy is working – and what needs work.

When you need meaningful input, a Promosaurus consultation can provide:

Clarity — you know exactly what to do, and why 💎
Vision — you see exactly where you’re headed, and you have a map to get you there 🗺️
Productivity — you use your resources wisely and get paid what you’re really worth 💵
Relief — you’re not going it alone, you have an advisor and an ally 🤝
Growth — you’re taking your business to the next level! 📈

If you need solid strategies for real evolution in your business, let’s talk! Book your consultation now! We can’t wait to work with you!

Concert Announcement: Tragedy Ann the Guelph Little Theatre!

Guelph Little Theatre

Friday, September 22 | $20 in advance | $25/PWYC at the door | 12 & under free
Doors open at 7:00pm, ends 9:30 PM | Music starts at 7:30 with opening act Josh Gabriel

Guelph Little Theatre, 176 Morris St, Guelph, ON

Join us for a night of singer-songwriter music accompanied by harp, cello and bass. This concert will serve as the launch party for “Praise The Ward” – a neighbourhood celebration of creativity and community. (It’ll be the closest to our home we’ve ever played!)

all are welcome | no one turned away for lack of funds | safe space | accessible space

Doors open at 7:00pm
Music starts at 7:30 with opening act Josh Gabriel

Guelph Studio Tours 2023

Guelph Studio Tour

Thursday, September 11 – Friday, November 6, 2023 | Free

Spend a fall day exploring the best of Guelph’s creativity! 
The recently expanded Guelph Studio Tour and Sale event is Saturday Oct 14th, 2023 10:00am – 6:00pm and Sunday Oct 15th, 2023 11:00am – 5:00pm. Forty three diverse and talented local artists have been selected by a jury and will open their studios or show their work in exhibition spaces. Explore worlds of jewellery, clay, oil, pastel, acrylic, mixed media, metal, papers, glass, textiles, wood, wax and watercolours.
The Red Brick Café will host a group show beginning Thursday
September 11 until November 6, 2023.
For more information: www.guelphstudiotour.ca

Greenii Inc. is shortlisted for CANIE awards: “Global export Entrepreneur of the year 2023”

Purushothaman Cannane

1) Greenii Inc. has reached a milestone of selling 100,000 handmade paper bags since the beginning. We are proud of the accompolishment.
2) Greenii Inc. is now shortlisted for CANIE awareds under the category of “Global export Entrepreneur of the year 2023”
3) Greenii Inc. is now shorlisted under CAMSC awards, waiting for the results