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IMPACT! Youth Sustainability Leadership Training

The award-winning IMPACT! Youth Sustainability Leadership Program is accepting applications for Spring 2017. This program is for leaders, change-makers, and entrepreneurs aged 19-30 who want to make a difference in their community and build a more sustainable planet.

Dates: Friday, April 28/2017 to Saturday, April 29/2017

Location: Innovation Guelph, 111 Farquhar Street, Guelph ON

Website: http://impactleaders.ca

Contact: Katrina Siks

Email:

Phone: 613-748-3001

Guelph Women in Networking (GWIN)- Dinner and Speaker Series: Annual General Meeting follow by Hailey Kellett from The Making Box

Guelph Women in Networking (GWIN) - Dinner and Speaker Series: Annual General Meeting follow by our special guest Hayley Kellett  from  the Making Box. Hayley helps individuals and organizations become more productive and happy by harnessing the tools of improv theatre and applying them to the workplace.

Cost: Non-Members $40 Members $30

Dates: Tuesday, May 2/2017

Times: Registration Starts at 5:30 pm Dinner and Speaker from 6:30-9:00 pm

Location: Springfield Golf and Country Club, 2054 Gordon Street, Guelph Ontario

Website: http://gwin.ca

safeTALK - Suicide Alertness for Everyone

In recognition of Mental Health Week, we are offering free suicide prevention workshop called safeTALK. You must pre-regster to attend as spots are limited. Please email workshops@chmaww.ca to register.

Dates: Tuesday, May 2/2017

Times: 6pm to 9pm

Location: Guelph - address disclosed upon registraion, Guelph ON

Website: http://cmhaww.ca/events/mental-health-week-free-safetalk-training-in-guelph/

Contact: CMHAWW workshops

Email:

Phone: 519-744-7645 x 2182

Walk to Fight Arthritis

The Arthritis Society presents its marquee event “The Walk to Fight Arthritis”. The walk unites those who feel the emotional and physical pain of arthritis in communities across the country to fund a cure and improve the lives of those living with arthritis. The eighth annual walk takes place in over 30 communities across Canada– including our own walk in Guelph.

Dates: Sunday, June 4/2017

Times: Registration 10:15 am – Walk Start 11:00 am

Location: Chartwell Wellington Park Retirement Residence 181 Janefield Ave, Guelph, ON N1G 1V2, Guelph ON

Website: http://tascad.convio.net/site/PageServer?pagename=WalktoFightArthritis_Register#register

Contact: Anssaf

Email:

Walk to Fight Arthritis

Help us us Fight Arthritis in Guelph!

On June 4th The Arthritis Society will host its marquee event, The Walk to Fight Arthritis. The Walk unites those who feel the emotional and physical pain of arthritis in communities across the country to fund a cure and improve the lives of those living with arthritis. The 8th annual Walk takes place in over 30 communities across Canada– including our own Walk, here in Guelph. 

 

Dates: Sunday, June 4/2017

Times: 10:15am - 1;30pm

Location: 181 Janefield Ave, N1G 1V2, Guelph ON

Website: http://arthritis.ca/

Contact: Anssaf Asaad

Email:

Phone: 2268713620

Superhero Run for KidsAbility

Superheros unite!  Join the race for children and youth with special needs at the Superhero Run for KidsAbility.  Perfect for families and running enthusiasts alike, this 1K run/walk and 5K run/wheelchair timed race also includes lots of family friendly activities.

Dates: Sunday, June 18/2017

Times: 8:00 am - 12 noon

Location: Exhibition Park, Guelph Ontario

Website: http://superherorun.kintera.org/2017

Contact: Tanja Nandor

Email:

Phone: 519 886 8886 x 1308

Tour de Guelph

In three years, Tour de Guelph has raised over $150,000 for Guelph General Hospital and for local and international Rotary projects.

This community bicycling event is for all ages and abilities. Choose from six routes, the family-friendly 5 and 10 km all the way to the 160 km route.

Dates: Sunday, June 25/2017

Times: 6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Same day registration 6:30 am - 10:15 am Ride Package Pick-up/Check-in 6:30 am - 10:15 am 160 km starts 7:30 am 100 km starts 8:00 am 50 km starts 9:30 am 25 km start 10:00 am 5k and 10k start 10:30 am Lunch 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Location: University of Guelph, W.F. Mitchell Athletics Centre, 168 Trent Lane, Guelph ON

Website: http://www.tourdeguelph.ca

Contact: Linda Craig

Email:

Phone: 519-837-6422

SummerFest on the Green

 As part of our Canada 150 celebrations, we're inviting the entire Guelph community to join us for a party on Johnston Green on Sunday, June 25. We'll have live music, food trucks, a beer garden and lots of fun stuff to do. Admission is free!

 

Check out uofgsummerfest.ca for details. We hope to see you there!

 

Dates: Sunday, June 25/2017

Times: 11am - 4pm

Location: University of Guelph Johnston Green , Guelph Ontario

Website: http://www.uofgsummerfest.ca

Contact: Claire Alexander

Email:

Phone: 519-824-4120

Skills Ontario Summer Camp - All Boys'

Skills Ontario Summer Camp is a week-long day program for kids entering grades 7-9. Through hands-on activities relevant to the skilled trades, campers develop communication, problem-solving and teamwork skills.

Campers take part in hands-on counselor and industry-led workshops in the industrial, construction, motive power, services and technology sectors; they explore careers in skilled trades through interactive games, industry tours and entrepreneurship programs. Schedules vary per location based on available volunteers and programming.

The camps are facilitated in partnership with colleges, industries and community volunteers who are committed to giving the campers an outstanding hands-on experience.

Secure your spot and register online at skillsontario.com/camp today!

Dates: Monday, July 10/2017 to Friday, July 14/2017

Times: 9am-4pm daily

Location: Linamar (The Centre), 700 Woodlawn Rd W, Guelph, Guelph Ontario

Website: http://www.skillsontario.com/camp

Skills Ontario Summer Camp

Skills Ontario Summer Camp is a week-long day program for kids entering grades 7-9. Through hands-on activities relevant to the skilled trades, campers develop communication, problem-solving and teamwork skills.

Campers take part in hands-on counselor and industry-led workshops in the industrial, construction, motive power, services and technology sectors; they explore careers in skilled trades through interactive games, industry tours and entrepreneurship programs. Schedules vary per location based on available volunteers and programming.

The camps are facilitated in partnership with colleges, industries and community volunteers who are committed to giving the campers an outstanding hands-on experience.

Secure your spot and register online at skillsontario.com/camp today!

Dates: Monday, July 24/2017 to Friday, July 28/2017

Times: 9am-4pm daily

Location: Conestoga College (Guelph Campus), 460 Speedvale Ave, Guelph Ontario

Website: http://www.skillsontario.com/camp

Skills Ontario Summer Camp - All Girls'

Skills Ontario Summer Camp is a week-long day program for kids entering grades 7-9. Through hands-on activities relevant to the skilled trades, campers develop communication, problem-solving and teamwork skills.

Campers take part in hands-on counselor and industry-led workshops in the industrial, construction, motive power, services and technology sectors; they explore careers in skilled trades through interactive games, industry tours and entrepreneurship programs. Schedules vary per location based on available volunteers and programming.

The camps are facilitated in partnership with colleges, industries and community volunteers who are committed to giving the campers an outstanding hands-on experience.

Secure your spot and register online at skillsontario.com/camp today!

Dates: Monday, August 14/2017 to Friday, August 18/2017

Times: 9am-4pm daily

Location: Linamar (The Centre), 700 Woodlawn Rd W, Guelph, Guelph Ontario

Website: http://www.skillsontario.com/camp

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