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August 2019

Arboretum Wednesday Night Walks

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Arboretum, 250 Arboretum Road
Guelph, N1G 2W1
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The Summer Naturalists at the Arboretum will host walks every Wednesday evening until the end of August. Walks start at the J.C. Taylor Nature Centre and run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Walks are $2 per person and children under age five are free. Each week will focus on a different topic.

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Thursday Market at the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming

Thursday, August 29, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 7, 2019

Ontario Canada

Every Thursday afternoon, running through to the end of the growing season -- think pumpkins! -- the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming (GCUOF) sells certified organic produce, including vegetables, herbs and incredible flowers. This food is tasty, healthy, oh-so-local, environmentally responsible and grown by folks you know! The GUCOF is located right on U of G campus (College Ave. at Dundas Ln). Cash only. Please bring your own bags. How to find the GCUOF:  The farm is located off…

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September 2019

Library Tours

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Drop in to take a guided tour of the library. In addition to books, we have comfy study space, Starbucks, programs to help you get a head start on academic work, and lots of people to assist you with research, writing, studying and technology. Tours begin every 15 minutes. Register online.

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2019 Community Breakfast for Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

All U of G faculty and staff are invited to the annual Community Breakfast to celebrate the start of the academic year. Wednesday, September 4, 2019 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Guelph Gryphons Athletics Centre (GGAC) What to expect at the Community Breakfast Pick up breakfast in the W.F. Mitchell Centre gym starting at 8:30 a.m. Then, make your way to the GGAC Event Centre. Enjoy your meal and check out the resource fair for information and services from: Wellness@Work…

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Student Wellness Services’ new John T. Powell Building Grand Opening

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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One event on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

Join us as we celebrate the official opening of the J.T Powell Building - the new home of Student Wellness Services! Several activities will take place as part of this event, including tours of the new facilities, an outdoor farmers market, resource table, free popcorn and a visit from the Gryph N' Grill, which will park nearby. Guests will be offered tours and the chance to complete a scavenger hunt within the building, visiting each of the areas to learn…

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Arboretum Wednesday Noon Walks

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Wednesday, happening 26 times

Arboretum, 250 Arboretum Road
Guelph, N1G 2W1

Come out and explore the Arboretum on a walk led by an Arboretum Naturalists! Nature has no plan and neither do these walks. We'll discuss whatever we happen to find on the day! We will meet each week at the kiosk at the Arboretum entrance.

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Thursday Market at the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming

Thursday, September 5, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 7, 2019

Ontario Canada

Every Thursday afternoon, running through to the end of the growing season -- think pumpkins! -- the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming (GCUOF) sells certified organic produce, including vegetables, herbs and incredible flowers. This food is tasty, healthy, oh-so-local, environmentally responsible and grown by folks you know! The GUCOF is located right on U of G campus (College Ave. at Dundas Ln). Cash only. Please bring your own bags. How to find the GCUOF:  The farm is located off…

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Student Wellness Services’ new John T. Powell Building Grand Opening

Thursday, September 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the official opening of the J.T Powell Building - the new home of Student Wellness Services! Several activities will take place as part of this event, including tours of the new facilities, an outdoor farmers market, resource table, free popcorn and a visit from the Gryph N' Grill, which will park nearby. Guests will be offered tours and the chance to complete a scavenger hunt within the building, visiting each of the areas to learn…

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Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Opening Night: In Conversation with Marina Endicott and Guy Gavriel Kay

Friday, September 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Arboretum, 250 Arboretum Road
Guelph, N1G 2W1

Presented in partnership with College of Arts – University of Guelph and The International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation In Conversation: Marina Endicott and Guy Gavriel Kay The Eden Mills Writers Festival presents two best-selling Canadian authors for the opening night of the 2019 festival. Marina Endicott and Guy Gavriel Kay will appear on stage together for the very first time. Each a fan of the other’s work, their mutual admiration and respect will guide their discussion about the craft of writing…

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Writing Tune-up Workshop: Grammar – DAY 1 of 2

Saturday, September 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

This two-day Writing Tune-up: Grammar series is open to graduate and undergraduate students, postdoctoral fellows, visiting scholars, faculty and staff at the University of Guelph, as well as Guelph community members. Although you can attend either day, it is recommended that you start with Day 1. If you also wish to attend Day 2, visit the Day 2 description to register for that session on Sept. 8. During this day-long workshop, a half-hour meal break (at 2 p.m.) and snack…

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Writing Tune-up Workshop: Grammar – DAY 2 of 2

Sunday, September 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

This two-day Writing Tune-up: Grammar series is open to graduate and undergraduate students, postdoctoral fellows, visiting scholars, faculty and staff at the University of Guelph, as well as Guelph community members. Although you can attend either day, it is recommended that you start with Day 1. Visit the Day 1 description to register for that session on Sept. 7. During this day-long workshop, a half-hour meal break (at 2 p.m.) and snack breaks will be on your own. Topics covered…

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Writing in the Sciences Workshop: Writing Research Articles

Monday, September 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

This workshop series is designed to help you improve your scientific writing skills. If you’re a graduate student working on a thesis or an undergraduate student interested in graduate-level research, these workshops are for you. Register for one session or register for all six. This session focuses on the purpose, organization and style of academic research articles in the sciences. With reference to the principles of genre and move structure analysis, we discuss strategies for writing effective introduction, method, results…

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Writing in the Sciences Workshop: Strengthening Your Scientific Writing Style

Monday, September 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

This workshop series is designed to help you improve your scientific writing skills. If you’re a graduate student working on a thesis or an undergraduate student interested in graduate-level research, these workshops are for you. Register for one session or register for all six. In this session, we discuss strategies for writing clearly and concisely. We practice revising individual sentences to reduce wordiness, improve word choice and increase clarity. For this session, you can practice on excerpts from your own…

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Writing in the Sciences Workshop: Writing Literature Reviews

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

This workshop series is designed to help you improve your scientific writing skills. If you’re a graduate student working on a thesis or an undergraduate student interested in graduate-level research, these workshops are for you. Register for one session or register for all six. This session focuses on strategies for organizing, drafting and revising literature reviews. We discuss how to connect your literature review to your research question, how to build the structure of your review, and how to avoid…

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Writing in the Sciences Workshop: Improving Grammar, Punctuation and Mechanics

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

This workshop series is designed to help you improve your scientific writing skills. If you’re a graduate student working on a thesis or an undergraduate student interested in graduate-level research, these workshops are for you. Register for one session or register for all six. This session focuses on principles of grammar, punctuation and mechanics that are of interest to students in the sciences. We discuss how to identify and correct common grammar errors, how to use punctuation more effectively, and…

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Arboretum Wednesday Noon Walks

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Wednesday, happening 26 times

Arboretum, 250 Arboretum Road
Guelph, N1G 2W1

Come out and explore the Arboretum on a walk led by an Arboretum Naturalists! Nature has no plan and neither do these walks. We'll discuss whatever we happen to find on the day! We will meet each week at the kiosk at the Arboretum entrance.

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Writing in the Sciences Workshop: Paraphrasing Effectively and Writing about Tables and Figures

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

This workshop series is designed to help you improve your scientific writing skills. If you’re a graduate student working on a thesis or an undergraduate student interested in graduate-level research, these workshops are for you. Register for one session or register for all six. This session focuses on working with visuals and sources in your writing. We discuss how to integrate sources effectively without plagiarizing and how to use visuals appropriately and ethically. Register online.

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Smoking Cessation Peer Support Group

Thursday, September 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, October 17, 2019

Drop by to speak with U of G community members and a quit coach to talk about challenges and successes on the road to becoming smoke-free. Sessions run Thursdays from noon to 1 p.m., Sept. 12 to Oct. 17, in University Centre, Room 442. For more information, email smokefree@uoguelph.ca.

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Thursday Market at the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming

Thursday, September 12, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 7, 2019

Ontario Canada

Every Thursday afternoon, running through to the end of the growing season -- think pumpkins! -- the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming (GCUOF) sells certified organic produce, including vegetables, herbs and incredible flowers. This food is tasty, healthy, oh-so-local, environmentally responsible and grown by folks you know! The GUCOF is located right on U of G campus (College Ave. at Dundas Ln). Cash only. Please bring your own bags. How to find the GCUOF:  The farm is located off…

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Arboretum: Ecopsychology

Thursday, September 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday and Thursday, repeating until Monday, October 7, 2019

Arboretum, 250 Arboretum Road
Guelph, N1G 2W1

Participants will have the opportunity to engage in an eight-week program that explores the principles of Ecopsychology and Eco Art Therapy. Walking through this program, participants gradually gain a deeper sense of self-value, one’s relationship with nature, and a desire to engage with Nature as a trusted and valued aspect of one’s own life. The Ecopsychological focus here will be to open yourself to direct experiences within nature and rely on a reciprocation of experiences where you will allow Nature…

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