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March 2018

Preparing for the Unexpected

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Dublin Street United Church, 68 Suffolk Street West
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Preparing for the unexpected is about reducing stress and increasing resilience by “taking back the reins” around potential risks through awareness, planning and community building.   This workshop starts with a simple risk identification tool that can be applied to virtually any context (e.g. fire,…

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eMERGE EcoMarket

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Old Quebec Street, 55 Wyndham Street North
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Free to the public, the annual EcoMarket sees over 1,800 people through the doors of downtown Guelph’s Old Quebec Street Shoppes, welcoming families and residents looking to discover their path to energy savings and healthy living. From Heating and insulation to low flush toilets and electric cars,…

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Syrup in the City

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
John McCrae Public School, 189 Water St
Guelph, Ontario N1G 1B2 Canada
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Syrup in the City is Guelph’s Community Maple Syrup Festival!  It is a joint event between John McCrae Public School, Transition Guelph, and the Community Environmental Leadership Program of the Upper Grand District School Board.  Last year was our first year and we had nearly…

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Seedy Saturday

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dublin Street United Church, 68 Suffolk Street West
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Guelph Seedy Saturday: The Place To Get Your Garden Seeds! Buy them from eco-responsible seed vendors and/or trade your extras at the Community Seed Exchange Table FREE admission. Also featuring: exhibits on gardening, community projects, and nature connection. www.guelphseedysaturday.blogspot.ca

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Recycled Leather Accessories

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Guelph Tool Library, 123 Wooliwich St.
Guelph, Ontario N1H 3V1 Canada
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$5

March 26th Recycled leather accessories. Workshop fee is $5, including all materials. Participants will make 2 styles of keychain and one coin pouch from recycled leather. They will learn how to trace a template, cut leather, wax thread, stitch leather and use the rotary punch…

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Beeswax Fabric Wrap Workshop

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tytler public school, 119 ontario Rd
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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$5

Where: Tytler Public school Kitchen Cost: $5 Description: Are you tired of using plastic wrap to wrap up food?  Did you know that you can make a food wrap out of fabric and beeswax? Come learn this simple technique and get to take one home with…

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April 2018

Macrame plant hanger

April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Guelph Tool Library, 123 Wooliwich St.
Guelph, Ontario N1H 3V1 Canada
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$15

Make a macrame plant hangers $15 including materials Using a mix of new, upcycled and natural materials, participants will create macrame plant hanger to hold a small houseplant (not included) https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/monday-night-makes-macrame-plant-hanger-tickets-43365299779  

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Clone your clothes

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Guelph Tool Library, 131 Ontario Street
Guelph, Ontario N1E 3B3 Canada
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$5

Clone your clothes Workshop fee $5 Participants will bring a well-fitting t shirt they would like to duplicate, and they will learn how to create a pattern from it to start constructing a new one (includes pattern paper and instruction sheets only - participants must…

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Seed: the Untold Story screening for the Guelph Seed Library

April 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Bookshelf, 41 Quebec St
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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$20

Guelph’s new Seed Library will be presenting the film SEED: The Untold Story at the Bookshelf Cinema, Wednesday April 25th at 7:30pm.  There will be a discussion about seed libraries and seed saving following the movie at Miijida.  The purpose of the screening is to…

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June 2018

Film Screening: The Third Industrial Revolution

June 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
10C – 42 Carden Street, 42 Carden Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 3A2 Canada
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The Third Industrial Revolution is a film from Vice in which Jeremy Rifkin outlines his concepts and ideas around the sharing economy. He does a deep dive into our current situation and how this new paradigm shift will grow out of the old. Hosted by…

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