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Upcoming Events

September 20, 2014 - Fall Landscape Photography Workshop
This workshop will take you through the basics of creating stunning landscapes that reflect the season. The first half of the workshop will be spent inside, where we will discuss equipment that is best suited for fall landscape photography. Then off to the woods and meadows of The Arboretum for a field trip. Suitable for photographers of all skill levels. 1:00-4:00pm. Presented by Sylvia Galbraith. Fee $55. Register by September 12. For more information, visit the website.

September 21, 2014 - Wall-Custance Memorial Forest Annual Dedication Service
The service will take place in the Memorial Forest Dedication Grove opposite the Information Kiosk at the entrance to The Arboretum, starting at 2:30pm. For more information, please call the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 519-822-0051, or The Arboretum, 519-824-4120 x52113.

September 21, 2014 - The Slopes of the Speed
historical walking tour. Meet at the Guelph Public Library at 2:00pm, lasts about 2 hours. $5 per person. For more info, call 519-836-3280 or visit the Guelph Arts Council office at 147 Wyndham Street North, Suite 404.

September 26, 2014 - Mushroom Workshop for Beginners
This all-day workshop will focus on developing your fungal identification skills. The morning will begin with an informative guided walk in the wooded areas of the Arboretum, while the afternoon will be devoted to identifying found specimens. 9:30am-4:30pm. Presented by Richard Aaron. Fee: $75. Register by September 19. For more information, visit the website.

September 27, 2014 - Community Shredding Event
from 10:00am-4:00pm at the Stone Road Mall parking lot (corner of Stone and Edinburgh). Bring your unwanted personal documents for shredding by INTEGRA Document Destruction Inc. mobile truck. Donation of $5.00 per banker's box - proceeds to the CrimeStoppers Guelph Wellington program.

September 28, 2014 - The Art of Butchery: Pork
Back by popular demand, The Art of Butchery will leave you with a ton of knowledge on butchering an animal. Your guide, Jamie Waldron, has dedicated 15 years of his life to mastering the art and skills of butchery. 10:00am-2:00pm, Artisanale French Country Cooking Restaurant, 214 Woolwich Street, Guelph. Cost $150. For more information, visit the website.


September 28, 2014 - Altar and Hearth in Victorian Guelph (upper)
historical walking tour. $5 per person. Meet at the Guelph Public Library, 100 Norfolk Street, at 2:00pm, lasts about 2 hours. For more info, call 519-836-3280 or visit the Guelph Arts Council office at 147 Wyndham Street North, Suite 404.

October 01, 2014 - Shrub Identification Workshop
Neither great trees nor a carpet of bloom, the often overlooked but ecologically important shrubs and vines in our landscape will be our focus. We will be outdoors for half of the day discovering southern Ontario's native and naturalized shrubs at The Arboretum. 9:00am-4:00pm. Presented by Sean Fox. Fee: $75. Register by September 24. For more information, visit the website.

October 05, 2014 - Brooklyn and the College Hill
historical walking tour. $5 per person. Meet at McCrae House, 108 Water Street, at 2:00pm, lasts about 2 hours. For more info, call 519-836-3280 or visit the Guelph Arts Council office at 147 Wyndham Street North, Suite 404.

October 08, 2014 - Tree Identification Workshop
This program will help you refine your skills at identifying trees in Ontario. The focus will be on learning important identification characteristics. The afternoon will be spent outside, identifying trees in the forest as well as young cultivated trees with their Eurasian counterparts in the World of Trees collection. 9:00am-4:00pm. Presented by Sean Fox. Fee $75. Register by October 1. For more information, visit the website.

October 12, 2014 - Ward One Guelph
historical walking tour. $5 per person. Meet at Tytler School, Toronto Street entrance, at 2:00pm, lasts about 2 hours. For more info, call 519-836-3280 or visit the Guelph Arts Council office at 147 Wyndham Street North, Suite 404.

October 17, 2014 - 8th Annual Giant Used Book Sale
presented by the Friends of the Guelph Public Library. Gently-used books, educational, and entertainment items will be available. Takes place at the former White Rose building at 265 Edinburgh Road North. Free parking, easily accessible via bus. For more information, visit the Friends of the Guelph Public Library site.

October 18, 2014 - Basic SLR Photography Workshop
This full day course will cover a range of topics designed for the beginning SLR photographer. Suitable for both film and digital photographers. 10:00am-4:00pm. Presented by Sylvia Galbraith. Fee $100. Register by October 10. For more information, visit the website.

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November 02, 2014 - You Know How to Knit (a Bit): Now Become a Knitter

November 14, 2014 - Gulls: Graceful, Gregarious, & Simply Gorgeous

November 15, 2014 - Black and White Photography Workshop

November 20, 2014 - Fair November

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