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Upcoming Events

October 23, 2014 - Kortright Hills Public School's Parent Council
hosting an Internet safety presentation "Keeping Kids Safe On-line" on Thursday, October 23, from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the school. A member of the Guelph Police Service Internet Child Exploitation Unit will discuss topics such as social media, case studies, and tips on Internet security. Please RVSP by October 16 to this email address -

October 24, 2014 - Guelph Civic Museum Presents
Harpist Shannon Kingsbury at 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm at the Guelph Civic Museum, located at 52 Norfolk St. Admission to the Civic Museum on Fourth Fridays is free after 5 p.m. and visitors will have access to all our current exhibits. Refreshments will be served.

October 25, 2014 - 7th Annual Eden Mills Book Sale Plus
will take place on Saturday, October 25 from 9:30 am to 1 pm at the Eden Mills Community Hall. The used book sale raises funds for the benefit of the essential and beloved Eden Mills Community Hall.

October 25, 2014 - Festival of Moving Media Hosting
a pre-festival screening fundraiser on Saturday, October 25th, 7:30 p.m. at the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre located at 358 Gordon Street. Tickets for the pre-festival screening, which is not recommended for young audiences, will cost $15 at the door. Free parking will also be available.

October 26, 2014 - 5th Annual haloween Boonanza Presented by
the Kortright Hills Neighbourhood Group Pre Halloween Party, and invites the community to join us Sunday October 26th between 1pm and 4pm in the gym at Kortright Hills Public School 23 Ptarmigan Dr. Guelph. Everyone welcome to this free event.

October 28, 2014 - GCC Presents Business After 5
at the OLG Slots at Grand River Raceway on October 28. This fun-filled evening will include a tour of the facilities. Red Car Service will be providing a shuttle service from the Guelph Curling Club at 5:00 pm and 5:10 pm.

November 01, 2014 - Kortright Hills Neighbourhood Group presents
1th Annual Pumpkin Promenade on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Mollison Park (behind KHPS). Drop off your carved pumpkins on Sat. Nov. 1st, between 3-6 pm, at KHNG Community Room. Come back at 6:30 to a marvelous display of pumpkins flickering in the night throughout Mollison Park. Suggested donation of $5/family.

November 02, 2014 - You Know How to Knit (a Bit): Now Become a Knitter
You’ll get a refresher on the basic stitches and lots of tips and tricks to build your confidence next time you step into a yarn shop. You’ll try some new techniques and be able to see and ask questions about a wide range of knitting projects. We’ll even start knitting a cowl together that will transition beautifully into winter. Held at Rebecca´s House, 44 Short Street, Guelph, from 2:00-5:00pm. Cost $50 includes yarn and patterns. For more information, visit the website.

November 05, 2014 - GCC Annual General Meeting
will be held on November 5, 2014. This meeting is open to both members and non-members. Please note: There is no charge to attend this event but pre-registration is required.

November 13, 2014 - GCC Presents Pulse on Innovation Breakfast
on The CETA Impact on November 13, 2014. This is the second in the series, Comprehensive Economic & Trade Agreement (CETA). Registration is required.

November 14, 2014 - Gulls: Graceful, Gregarious, & Simply Gorgeous
This workshop has been designed to help you develop your skills in the identification of wintering gulls. We will also discuss the best places to watch gulls and how some gull species have adapted to the urban environment. 9:00am-4:00pm. Presented by Chris Earley. Fee $75. Register by November 7. For more information, visit the website.

November 15, 2014 - Black and White Photography Workshop
Instructor Sylvia Galbraith will help you explore a world without colour, discussing photo editing for black and white, and converting colour files. Then it's off to practice on the grounds of The Arboretum. Suitable for both SLR and point-and-shoot photographers, film or digital. 1:00-4:00pm. Fee $55. Register by November 7. For more information, visit the website.

November 15, 2014 - Guelph Youth Music Centre Presents
Bella Serata Gala to support the GYMC on Saturday November 15, 2014 starting at 7:30pm. Food, drinks, live music, silent auction. early bird tickets $110 ($125 after Oct. 20) gets you food, music, wine, beer, non-alcoholic drinks & $40 tax receipt. Tickets can be ordered by calling 519.837.1119

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November 29, 2014 - Antiques Appraisals Day at the

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