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November 2017

Registration Deadline: HFTM Chardonnay Seminar

November 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Macdonald Stewart Hall, 42 Macdonald St
Guelph, Ontario Canada

This seminar from the School of Hospitality, Food & Tourism Management will explore the many styles of Chardonnay while we discuss how one grape varietal can taste drastically different from product to product. The topics will include oaked versus unoaked wines, hot and cold growing regions and why Chardonnay is grown in so many places across the world. Macdonald Stewart Hall - Room 121

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Building Canada Lecture: Research Matters, Canada’s global DNA Detectives panel discussion

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Set for the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Guelph Civic Museum, this lecture series will feature topics about nation building.  Presented in partnership between Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph. Nov. 8, Research Matters presents "Barcoding Canada: What does it mean for the future of biodiversity in Canada?" Canada’s Global DNA detectives panel discussion with U of G's Bob Hanner and Amanda Nauum. Conserving biodiversity in Canada for the future depends on understanding the…

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Thursday At Noon Concert Series presents Autumn Colours

November 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MacKinnon Building, 87 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Renowned mezzo-soprano Krisztina Szabó and pianist Anna Ronai perform works related to the beauty of autumn colours. Free concert, everyone welcome. Donations are gratefully accepted. MacKinnon Building, Room 107.

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Holocaust Education Week: Holocaust Survivor Speaker – Howard Chandler

November 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Guelph Hillel is honoured to have Holocaust survivor Howard Chandler share his testimony with the community on Nov. 9 in Peter Clark Hall. Doors open at 5 p.m. Chandler is the grandfather of three students at the University of Guelph. Holocaust Education Week runs Nov. 6 - 10.

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Opportunity Knocks: Visual Art and Music – Finding and Responding to Creative Opportunities

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Canada

Guelph Arts Council is pleased to collaborate with the Art Gallery of Guelph and the University of Guelph’s School of Fine Art and Music in presenting Opportunity Knocks: Visual Arts & Music, an evening of conversation with experienced arts managers and artists that will help visual artists and musicians put their best foot forward in finding and responding to creative opportunities. Artists of all ages and experience levels are welcome. The three-hour session begins at 6 p.m. on Nov. 9,…

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Decreasing Headaches

November 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
University Centre, University Centre, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada

Learn drug-free strategies to decrease tension and migraine headaches -- and the pain of headaches -- without medications. This four-session program, offered by the Stress Management Clinic, meets on Thursdays for 90 minutes. The fee is $20 for U of G students, $30 for members of USW Local 4120 and $60 for everyone else. University Centre - Room 334

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Remembrance Day Service

November 10 @ 10:30 am
War Memorial Hall, 390 Gordon Street
Guelph,

The University of Guelph will hold its annual Remembrance Day Service on Friday, November 10 in War Memorial Hall.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

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Holocaust Education Week: Shabbat Dinner

Guelph Hillel hosts an open Shabbat dinner with guest speaker Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger. Dr. Wollschlaeger’s book “A German Life: Against All Odds Change is Possible” describes his struggle growing up in Germany in the shadow of his father, a highly-decorated WWII tank commander and Nazi officer. He eventually converted to Judaism, emigrated to Israel and served in the Israel Defense Forces as a Medical Officer. The topic of this dinner will be “Against All Odds, Change Is Possible”. Register online.…

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Arab Spring and the Quest for New Metaphors Conference

November 11 @ 9:00 am - November 12 @ 5:00 pm

This two-day conference hosted by the University of Guelph's History Department explores the dynamics of the Arab Spring and its aftermath. Scholars focusing on this topic from around the globe will present papers in a setting conducive to reflection and critical development in this field. Interested students and faculty are invited to attend, and can find tickets at http://newmetaphors.eventbrite.com Find out more about the conference or get involved at http://newmetaphorsconference.weebly.com

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Science and Engineering Sunday

November 12
Rozanski Hall, 98 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1

Find out what science and engineering is all about at the University of Guelph. Visit our campus and meet with staff, faculty and students from different areas of science and engineering. The day includes a resource fair, open labs and facilities, campus tours and self-guided residence tours.

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International Education Week

November 13 - November 17

The Centre for International Programs is celebrating International Education Week, an annual week-long celebration of international education designed to showcase the significant contribution that international education makes in preparing Canadians for the global world. What's on for International Education Week November 12 - Curling with OIA November 13 - Intercultural Navigation Skills Workshop November 14 - Resume Workshop: Marketing Your Study Abroad Experiences November 15 - USA Work and Visitor Visa Information Session | International Students Connections: i-Chat | Close To Home: Documentary Series | Venice…

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Annual Bio-Instrumentation Tradeshow

November 13 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Thornbrough Building, 80 South Ring Road East
Guelph,

Connect with industry representatives and meet with senior bioengineers who have developed prototypes and products to solve practical problems in biomedical, health care, food and agricultural industries. All are welcome. Free admission. Thornbrough Building, Atrium

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Dial Down Academic Stress and Anxiety

November 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
University Centre, University Centre, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada

What are the most common anxiety escalators? Learn about these, along with proven tips and strategies you can use to decrease stress and anxiety in this free, one-hour workshop for University students, provided by the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic. University Centre, Room 332

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2017 Harshman Lecture: Talking About Death Won’t Kill You

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cutten Fields, 190 College Avenue East
Guelph, ontario Canada

Kathy Kortes-Miller, Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work and the Palliative Care Research Lead at the Centre for Education and Research on Aging and Health at Lakehead University, presents the 2017 Harshman Lecture Nov. 15 at Cutten Fields. Kortes-Miller will present "Talking about death won't kill you!" Kortes-Miller is committed to showing people that talking with family about death and dying is important. Using stories and research, Kortes-Miller extends an invitation to view death as not a taboo…

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The Millennial Malcontent

November 15 @ 8:00 pm - November 19 @ 2:00 pm
MacKinnon Building, 87 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario Canada

The Millennial Malcontent: University of Guelph's School of English and Theatre Studies stages new hipster satire by award-winning playwright Erin Shields. This year's main stage production is directed by Prof. Alan Filewod. The production is performed and built by students enrolled in courses in Theatre Studies. Showtimes: Nov. 15-18 at 8 p.m. Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. Tickets $10 each at the door or from the Theatre Office (Massey Hall, Room 102) MacKinnon Building - George Luscombe Theatre

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Fair November 2017

November 16 - November 19
University Centre, University Centre, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada

The 43rd annual Fair November show is one of the Guelph community’s favourite annual events, bringing together some of the very best in Canadian handmade goods.  For four days only, the University Centre becomes the temporary home to 75 of Canada’s most talented artisans and designers, providing the opportunity to shop for original fashion pieces,  jewellery, pottery, natural soaps and lotions, delicious gourmet treats and more.

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Thursday At Noon Concert Series presents Headin’ North

November 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MacKinnon Building, 87 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario Canada

The Al Gorman Quartet perform jazz music inspired by the North.  Free concert, everyone welcome. Donations are gratefully accepted. MacKinnon Building, Room 107

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Landscape Architecture Guest Lecture by Kona Gray

November 16 @ 12:15 pm

The Landscape Architecture program in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development presents a guest lecture by Kona Gray, Principal of EDSA Inc. His talk is titled "Global Design Matters - The Future of Landscape Architecture". All are welcome to attend. Landscape Architecture, Pit Lobby

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Student Print Show and Sale

November 17 @ 12:00 am - November 19 @ 12:00 am

Students from the School of Fine Art and Music will be showing and selling their original lithographs, etchings, relief and screen prints. Admission is free. November 17 and 18 - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. November 19 -  12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Zavitz Hall, Room 207

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Gull Workshop

November 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop has been designed to help you develop your skills in the identification of wintering gulls. Through a variety of hands-on activities, you will learn about gull plumage, size differences, bill shapes and behaviours of 13 different gull species. We will also discuss the best places to watch gulls and how some gull species have adapted to the urban environment. Presented by Arboretum naturalist: Chris Earley Register by Nov. 9 to take advantage of the $75 early bird fee.…

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