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RBC Presents the 2015 Noon Hour Concert Series

A free annual outdoor music event every Friday in June and July.

Dates: Friday, June 5/2015 to Friday, July 31/2015

Times: Every Friday in June and July, Noon til 1pm

Location: St George's Square, Downtown Guelph, Guelph ON

Website: http://downtownguelph.com/page.php?id=302

Contact: Sam Jewell

Email:

Phone: 519 836 6144

Insights 2015: A Juried Exhibition of Fine Arts

Displaying a wide range of original art from local artists residing in the County and its surrounding area, this annual exhibit is organized and sponsored by the Elora Arts Council Insights Committee. Opening reception is Wed. June 17 (7:00 to 9:00 pm) at Wellington County Museum and Archives. Walk with the Jurors is Sunday, June 21 from 1:30 to 3:00 pm.

Dates: Thursday, June 18/2015 to Monday, September 7/2015

Times: The Galleries are open weekdays from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, and on weekends from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Location: Wellington County Museum and Archives, Fergus Ontario

Website: http://www.wellington.ca/en/discover/InsightsJuriedArtExhibition.asp

Contact: Amy Dunlop

Email:

Phone: 519-846-0916 x 5232

Freedom Ride to End MS

The 6th annual Freedom Ride to End MS, presented by the Freedom 55 Financial, starts and ends at Bingemans in Kitchener in Sunday August 23rd, 2015. Registration starts at 8 am  with kick stands up at 9:15 sharp. After a fantastic pancake breakfast and coffee, riders will depart on a 2.5-3.5 Poker Run in the Scenic Grand River Country before returning for lunch, draw prizes, and entertainment. To participate, you must raise a minimium of $50 dollars in pledges. All participants will recieve breakfast, lunch, ride t-shirt, goodie bag and a chance to win lots of great prizes! Each additional $50 dollars in pledges means another chance to win! Download your pledge form or register online today to be part of this great event and support your local MS Chapter!

Dates: Sunday, August 23/2015

Times: Event runs from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Location: Bingeman's , Kitchener Ontario

Website: http://www.freedomridetoendms.com

Contact: Abigail Squires

Email:

Phone: 519-569-8789

Hospice Wellington's 35th Anniversary Gala: A Celebration of Transformation

Our Gala is an opportunity for the Guelph and Wellington community to come together to celebrate Hospice Wellington's transformation over the last 35 years, and to envision the future of our organization.

5:30pm Cocktail Reception and Art Exhibition

6:30pm Ballroom Doors Open

7:15pm Dinner

Seating is 10 to a table.

Please visit wwww.hospicewellingtongala2015.eventbrite.ca for more information and to purchase tickets.

Dates: Friday, September 11/2015

Times: 5:30pm to 9:30pm

Location: Delta Guelph Hotel and Conference Centre, Guelph Ontario

Website: http://www.hospicewellingtongala2015.eventbrite.ca

Contact: Rachel Hopf

Email:

Phone: 519-836-3921

Nestlé Waters Canada Community Open House

Come out and meet our team and learn more about our business by taking a guided tour through our plant. The afternoon’s festivities will include, a free barbecue and product sampling, face-painting, a bouncy castle, a classic car show, health and wellness consultation with holistic pharmacist and best-selling author Sherry Torkos, a chance to win a free copy of Sherry’s book, The Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, and much more. A $2 per car donation in support of the United Way of Guelph will be appreciated.

Those participating in the tours MUST wear flat closed-toe shoes for their protection.

Dates: Saturday, September 19/2015

Times: 12PM - 4PM

Location: 101 Brock Road South, Puslinch ON

Contact: John B. Challinor II

Email:

Phone: 1 888 565-1445, Ext. 6441

Take Back the Night 2015

Sexual violence has an impact on the whole community. Nearly one in three women and one in six men are survivors of some form of sexual assault. Events such as Take Back the Night shed light on these highly stigmatized issues – the more the community is educated, the better members are able to break the silence and prevent further violence. Our hope is that someday, no one fears the night…or the day.

This event will feature music and speakers at the rally, followed by a march through downtown Guelph to unite in solidarity against sexual violence.

Dates: Thursday, September 24/2015

Times: 6:00 pm rally at Marianne's Park 7:00 march

Location: Marianne's Park, 176 Gordon St, Guelph Ontario

MS Two of a Kind

The MS Society: Grand River is excited to announce our Two of a Kind Show. Start the holiday season off right by supporting local vendors.

Dates: Sunday, November 8/2015

Times: 10am-6pm

Location: Waterloo Flowers, Waterloo ON

Website: http://www.mstwoofakind.com/

Email:

Phone: 519-569-8789

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