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December 2020

Wednesday Meditation Class – Ancient Wisdom for Modern Life

December 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - December 30, 2020 @ 8:30 pm
$12

Sundays online and onsite 2:30- 4pm with Kadampa Buddhist nun, Gen Kelsang Kunden The ancient wisdom of Buddhist teachings gives a refreshing perspective that encourages us to look at life differently. Many people are very intelligent in destroying their enemies, caring for their families, finding what they want and so forth, but this is not wisdom. Worldly intelligence is deceptive, whereas wisdom will never deceive us. Everyone needs to develop wisdom. If we understand the benefits of developing wisdom we…

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Guelph Chamber Choir Live Stream Carol Sing-along Party!

December 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual Event, Your House
Guelph, N1H 2W6
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Free

Join Guelph Chamber Choir for a festive carol sing-along on Sunday, December 13 at 7PM, led by artistic director, Charlene Pauls and pianist, Alison MacNeill! Our premier holiday celebration features: ~ seasonal choral favourites ~ readings from members of the choir ~ appearances by special musical guests ~ launch of our virtual recording of Mozart’s ‘Laudate Dominum’, starring the renowned Canadian soprano, Mireille Asselin It’s absolutely free, thanks to concert sponsor Linamar Corporation, with support from Knar Jewellery. We’ll even…

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June 2021

Guelph Black Heritage Society Juneteenth Celebration

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online, https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/juneteenth-celebration-tickets-155665552859 + Google Map
Free – $10

This virtual event organized by Artistic Director Verese Vassell-Bowen will feature a variety of performances to commemorate Juneteenth, including: contemporary and traditional gospel music, spoken word, and dance. The goal of this event is to educate the community on the Juneteenth holiday and celebrate with performances from Canadian artists.  REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/juneteenth-celebration-tickets-155665552859

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July 2021

An Evening with Author and Educator Cecil Foster by Guelph Black Heritage Society

July 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Guelph, Ontario Canada + Google Map
Free – $10

Mr. Foster will speak about his most recent book, “They Call Me George: The Untold Story of Black Train Porters and the Birth of Modern Canada”.  Cecil Foster is a Canadian novelist, essayist, journalist, Public intellectual and scholar. He is currently Chairman of the Department of Transnational Studies at the University of Buffalo. Mr. Foster is well known for exploring race through immigration, and empowers this culture and beliefs through "Blacks in Action".  REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/an-evening-with-author-and-educator-cecil-foster-tickets-155670383307

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August 2021

GBHS Emancipation Day Jamboree

August 1 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Heritage Hall, 83 Essex St.
Guelph, N1H 3K9 Canada
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Free – $10

The Guelph Black Heritage Society (GBHS) is hosting their inaugural Emancipation Day Jamboree in the downtown core with support from the Downtown Guelph Business Association (DGBA) on Sunday, August 1st, 2021. The GBHS celebrates Emancipation Day to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people of African descent. In 2008, Ontario officially declared August 1st Emancipation Day in the province. This year, the Government of Canada voted unanimously to designate August 1st as Emancipation Day across Canada. We take this time to…

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September 2021

HOPE in the Street

September 17 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Spring Mill Distillery, 43 Arthur Street South
Guelph,
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HOPE in the Street is an annual music street festival designed to bring the whole community together. A great opportunity to bring your family out for a great evening, or come alone – this is an inclusive event for an inclusive community. Come out, have a great time, and know you are helping to support those in our community who are affected by food insecurity and/or poverty. Happening LIVE this year at Spring Mill, partygoers will enjoy a great lineup…

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Open House This September

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Saturday 25 September 10am - 1pm You are warmly invited to an Open House at Avalokiteshvara Kadampa Buddhist Centre. Stop by to meet the teacher and community, tour the meditation room, enjoy refreshments and snacks, and participate in a free guided meditation. You may also browse our bookstore, see beautiful Buddhist art, and ask questions about meditation and modern Buddhism. Everyone welcome. Just come along!

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October 2021

MKT MKT Autumn Market

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Snakes & Lattes, 99 Wyndham Street N
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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$2

MKT MKT is a market that celebrates the people that create in our community. The autumn market is a welcome to pumpkin and apple season, sweater weather and crunchy leaves. Come and join us for a small, but mighty market downtown Guelph.

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November 2021

Junction Virtual Holiday Market

November 20 @ 9:00 am - November 21 @ 9:00 pm
Online, https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/juneteenth-celebration-tickets-155665552859 + Google Map

SHOP exclusive deals NOV 20 & 21 at junctionholidaymarket.ca An online marketplace featuring your favourite small businesses and local makers – offering awesome deals & great gifts all weekend long! Plus, you’re helping us raise funds for Community of Hearts, a Guelph-based organization that supports youth, adults & seniors with developmental exceptionalities achieve the level of independence they desire. FOLLOW on Instagram for vendor announcements & more: instagram.com/junctionholidaymarket And SHOP with us on November 20th & 21st at junctionholidaymarket.ca

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Downtown Guelph’s Holiday Open House

November 26 @ 4:00 pm - November 27 @ 8:00 pm
Snakes & Lattes, 99 Wyndham Street N
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Join us for two special late-night shopping events in Downtown Guelph. Featuring in-store offers, festive treats, and performances, the event will see select stores open until 8pm on Friday, November 26th and Saturday, November 27th.   Downtown Guelph offers a rich selection of stores for those looking to find one-off gifts and presents a unique shopping experience in a beautiful setting.   Take time to discover the very best independent retail stores and eateries, and wrap up all your Christmas…

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