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Upcoming Events

September 03, 2014 - 18th Annual J. M. Kropf Fall Golf Tournament
for Cystic Fibrosis will take place on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at Guelph Lakes Golf & Country Club, 7879 Wellington Road 124, Guelph starting at 10:00am registration and Shot Gun Start:11:00am. Sponsored by Ralph Basset Associates. Cost: $150 per person. For registration and info contact Ralph Basset Associates Inc. 519-843-4852.

September 03, 2014 - Guelph Chamber of Commerce North East
meeting for businesses located in the North East of Guelph will take place on Wednesday September 3rd, from 8:00 to9:00AM, hosted at Probuy Safety, 61A Victoria Road South, and chaired by Lloyd Longfield. Please confirm your attendance by Wednesday August 27th.

September 04, 2014 - The Guelph Chamber of Commerce Presents
the 38th Annual Golf Tournament held on September 4th, 2014 at Ariss Valley Golf and Country Club. With a scramble format and a 12:30 shotgun start, the day includes a full round of golf, golf cart, lunch and dinner, as well as many fabulous prizes. Everyone's a winner !

September 05, 2014 - Hawk Workshop: Those Magnificent Raptors
This workshop has been designed to help you develop your skills in identifying 15 species of migrating hawks, falcons, vultures, eagles and osprey. 9:00am-4:00pm. Presented by Chris Earley, author of Hawks and Owls of Eastern North America. Fee $75. Register by August 29. For more information, visit the website.

September 06, 2014 - Annual Parkinson SuperWalk Guelph
will be held on Saturday, September 6, 2014, starting at the First Christian Reformed Church, 287 Water Street, Guelph, ON. This year's theme for the SuperWalk is "Everyday Heroes, Extraordinary Hope." For more info contact Kim Murdoch at 1-800-565-3000 ext: 3374 or

September 07, 2014 - 1st Annual Fergus Whole Hog BBQ
The Wellington Centre for Sustainable Agriculture hosts this competition between five local chefs for top spot as Fergusī elite pig roaster. Held from 3:00-7:00pm at 570 Belsyde Road in Fergus. Tickets available from the WCSA website $25 for adults (after September 1, $35), children 12 and under free.

September 07, 2014 - Downtown Walkabout
walking tour. $5 per person. Meet at Royal City Realty, 25 Waterloo Avenue, 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.

September 09, 2014 - Canada's Outdoor Farm Show
Offers "one stop shopping" for the most innovative and technologically advanced agricultural products and services available. 8:30am-5:00pm daily. Free parking. Admission: adults $17, youth $5, children under six free. Held at Canada's Outdoor Park in Woodstock. For more information, visit

September 13, 2014 - The Arboretum Auxiliary Plant Sale
will be held on Saturday September 13, 2014 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, at the RJ Hilton Centre on College Avenue East. Plant donations are gladly accepted. For more info contact Ric Jordan, Manager at 519-824-4120 x53587

September 14, 2014 - Where Guelph Began
walking tour. $5 per person. Meet at Royal City Realty, 25 Waterloo Avenue, 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.

September 17, 2014 - Growing Native Woody Plants from Seed
Diversity is the emphasis of this full-day course. We will carry out the techniques for cleaning, treating, and sowing seeds, and protecting the young plants. A tour of The Arboretum's native plant nursery will help you set up your own project. 9:00am-4:00pm. Presented by Sean Fox. Fee $75. Register by September 10. For more information, visit the website.

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.

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September 21, 2014 - The Slopes of the Speed

September 26, 2014 - Mushroom Workshop for Beginners

September 27, 2014 - Community Shredding Event

September 28, 2014 - The Art of Butchery: Pork

September 28, 2014 - Altar and Hearth in Victorian Guelph (upper)

October 01, 2014 - Shrub Identification Workshop

October 05, 2014 - Brooklyn and the College Hill

October 08, 2014 - Tree Identification Workshop

October 12, 2014 - Ward One Guelph

October 17, 2014 - 8th Annual Giant Used Book Sale

October 18, 2014 - Basic SLR Photography Workshop

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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