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May 2016

Minga Workshop: Life as a River – Whitewater Canoe Course

May 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - May 15, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
$300

Introducing "Life as a River":  Whitewater Canoeing with a side of Relationship Communication.  Join us for two days of whitewater fun with instructor Mike Craig.  This course is for paddlers new to whitewater, as well as paddlers with some experience. What we'll cover: Whitewater paddling…

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Treemobile 2016: Sorting!

May 14, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming, Dundas Lane, U of G Campus + Google Map

TreeMobile is a working group of Transition Guelph. It is a project designed to increase resiliency and reduce carbon emissions in Guelph by increase the tree canopy (since trees absorb carbon as they grow). We aim to increase local food yields thereby reducing the average food miles…

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Community Tree Planting with OPIRG

May 14, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Howitt Park, 81 Beechwood Ave
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Come Celebrate Spring with us! Join us for OPIRG’s Speed River Project Community Tree Planting Days! Event 1 Saturday May 14, (9am-1pm) River land at Howitt Park Event 2 Saturday May 28th, (9am-1pm) River land at Hadati Creek OPIRG Guelph’s Speed River Project has teamed…

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Minga Workshop: Foraging for Wild Edibles

May 14, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$50

Come enjoy the wonders of nature by foraging for wild edibles in a/an late morning/afternoon spring hike! With the long-awaited return of spring, join avid forager and nerdy biologist Luke Eckstein in celebrating the reemergence of the spring ephemerals like wild leeks, trout lilies, trilliums, and all green things. And as if plants aren’t exciting enough, come and learn a bit about foraging for mushrooms as well.

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Minga Workshop: Backyard Pruning (Small Trees and Shrubs)

May 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$55

Learn to prune the small trees and shrubs in your backyard! In this session, participants will learn the why, when and how of pruning common garden shrubs and small trees, with a focus on basic techniques and becoming comfortable with the equipment.

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Food Forest Launch Party!

May 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
University Village Park, 91 Ironwood Rd
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Hello all you fine folk! This is an invitation to join us in celebrating, supporting and planting Guelph's first urban Food Forest! The Food Forest Launch Party will be located on the garden's site in University Village Park, 91 Ironwood Rd and taking place from…

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Treemobile 2016: Planting!

May 15, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming, Dundas Lane, U of G Campus + Google Map

TreeMobile is a working group of Transition Guelph. It is a project designed to increase resiliency and reduce carbon emissions in Guelph by increase the tree canopy (since trees absorb carbon as they grow). We aim to increase local food yields thereby reducing the average food miles…

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Minga Workshop: Natural Soap Making Lab

May 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
$100

We use soap everyday but how is it made? Join us on Sunday May 15 to learn all the bubbly details of traditional soapmaking. Discover the differences and benefits of “real” natural soap vs the commercial brands through an interactive, hands on workshop, where you…

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Save Our Water’s “Water for Life, Not Profit” Walk

May 16, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Downtown Guelph Guelph, Ontario Canada + Google Map

Join Wellington Water Watchers on Sunday May 29th for a peaceful walk in support of Save Our Water's "Water for Life, Not Profit" campaign. More details at http://wellingtonwaterwatchers.nationbuilder.com/walk_for_water At 2:00 pm we will gather at Market Square (in front of City Hall) for a brief…

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Minga Workshop: Natural Skin Care

May 24, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$110

Join us for a morning of self appreciation, wonderful essences, and amazing natural products. Minga welcomes Kenna Whitnell from Soleluna Cosmetics natural cosmetic making workshop as she guides us through the importance of natural skin care and the benefits of natural oils and extracts. You will experiment with different oil and extract combinations to find the right combination for your specific skin type. You'll leave with a customized skin care system as well as the hand made products to nourish your skin naturally.

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