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April 2021

ONLINE: Workshop – How to Write for Conversation Canada

April 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

U of G's news service is hosting a workshop on “How to Write for Conversation Canada.” The workshop will feature Conversation Canada editor Scott White, who will discuss effective commentaries and how to pitch and write for the publication. Conversation Canada is a national online publication that delivers analysis and explanatory journalism from the academic and research community directly to the public. Professional editors work directly with academics and researchers to publish articles for a wide audience. It is an…

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ONLINE: Arboretum Virtual Bird Songs Series

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Into birding but the songs have you stumped? Whether you are new to learning bird sounds or you want a good refresher before the Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas starts this spring, this course is for you. Join Chris Earley, Arboretum Interpretive Biologist and author of five bird field guides, for a series of eight virtual noon-hour lectures that cover more than 150 bird species! We will focus on songs and some common, distinctive calls and will apply different methods to…

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ONLINE: U of G Yoga Speaker Series 2021

April 22 @ 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, April 22, 2021

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Join us for the inaugural Yoga Speaker Series event where we explore the Yoga Philosophy and Practice: Relevance for the Individual and Society in a Contemporary World. Our speakers will share their own long-term practice, how it affects their lives, and where they can enlighten us with yoga philosophy and its multi-dimensional application. The aim of this series is to create awareness beyond the Asana/Physical practice and delve deeper into the human psyche. This Yoga Speaker Series is free to…

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ONLINE: Thinking Spaces Speaker Series with Harald Kisiedu

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Thinking Spaces: The Reading Group and Speaker Series is pleased to present historical musicologist Harald Kisiedu for his talk “Living Ball of Fire: Peter Brötzmann, Black Experimentalism, and Politics in 1960s West Germany.” This event will take place via Zoom. This presentation is the last Thinking Spaces event of the semester. A moderated Q&A will follow the talk. If you are interested in attending, please register online at https://uoguel.ph/haraldkisiedu. A Zoom link will be sent out the day before the…

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ONLINE: Garden Fundamentals with Robert Pavlis

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 7:00 pm

ONLINE Ontario Canada

The Arboretum's Garden Fundamentals workshop will focus on ornamental gardens including trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs and grasses. You will gain a good understanding of how these plants grow and their relationship with the soil. We’ll cover lots of practical topics such as planting, maintenance, plant selection, sun/shade requirements, and some top picks. This course is suitable for the beginner and intermediate gardener. Week 1: Understanding soil Week 2: Selecting the right soil for gardens, raised beds and containers Week 3:…

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ONLINE: U of G Spring Social for Faculty and Staff

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
ONLINE Ontario Canada

The U of G Spring Social is a reimagined virtual event for staff and faculty to celebrate the end of the academic year. Join President Charlotte Yates and the senior leadership team online for brief remarks and a little fun. THERE WILL BE PRIZES! RSVP for the event.

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ONLINE: Arboretum Virtual Bird Songs Series

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Into birding but the songs have you stumped? Whether you are new to learning bird sounds or you want a good refresher before the Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas starts this spring, this course is for you. Join Chris Earley, Arboretum Interpretive Biologist and author of five bird field guides, for a series of eight virtual noon-hour lectures that cover more than 150 bird species! We will focus on songs and some common, distinctive calls and will apply different methods to…

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ONLINE: Arboretum Workshop – Virtual Constellation “Walk”

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Learning the night sky is like getting to know a new neighborhood. At first, it may seem big and confusing, but as you strike out and become more and more familiar with prominent landmarks, the day comes when you realize that the neighborhood is no longer new. It’s home. Join the Arboretum for monthly online sessions as we get to know the night sky a little better. Participants will be introduced to prominent stars and constellations, where to look for…

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May 2021

ONLINE: Garden Fundamentals with Robert Pavlis

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 7:00 pm

ONLINE Ontario Canada

The Arboretum's Garden Fundamentals workshop will focus on ornamental gardens including trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs and grasses. You will gain a good understanding of how these plants grow and their relationship with the soil. We’ll cover lots of practical topics such as planting, maintenance, plant selection, sun/shade requirements, and some top picks. This course is suitable for the beginner and intermediate gardener. Week 1: Understanding soil Week 2: Selecting the right soil for gardens, raised beds and containers Week 3:…

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ONLINE: Arboretum Virtual Bird Songs Series

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm

ONLINE Ontario Canada

Into birding but the songs have you stumped? Whether you are new to learning bird sounds or you want a good refresher before the Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas starts this spring, this course is for you. Join Chris Earley, Arboretum Interpretive Biologist and author of five bird field guides, for a series of eight virtual noon-hour lectures that cover more than 150 bird species! We will focus on songs and some common, distinctive calls and will apply different methods to…

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ONLINE: Arboretum Workshop -Spring Favourites: The Incredible Diversity of the genus Amelanchier (Serviceberries)

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

While these beloved shrubs and small trees can be found in nearly every neighbourhood, the incredible diversity of serviceberries in the wild is a mystery to many (not to mention a bona fide identification challenge!). Come take a visual tour of some of the fascinating species that are hiding right under our noses, while also taking home a few tips and tricks about how to best distinguish them during your spring walks. Fee: $10 (plus HST) per person.

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ONLINE: Arboretum Workshop – Terrific Turtles of Ontario

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Ontario is home to eight species of turtles and all of them are listed as Species at Risk. Learn lots of interesting facts about our beautiful native shelled species and meet many of them live on-screen. Find out how you can help these animals and hopefully ensure they remain here as beneficial residents in our province. Fee: $10 (plus HST) per person.

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ONLINE: Relaxation and Stress Management Skills

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Learn to relax tight muscles, calm anxiety, settle a busy a brain and have more energy! A smorgasbord of techniques for thriving under pressure are practiced in and out of class to begin developing lifetime skills. This 12-part program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic meets online for an hour on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Sessions begin May 18. Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the program. Register online.

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ONLINE: Gryphon’s LAAIR Pitch Finale

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

The Gryphon's LAAIR Innovation Showcase and Pitch Competition returns! Join us online as five founders present their world-changing technologies for the first time! This interactive event will give attendees an opportunity to start conversations, network with agri-food professionals and business leaders and explore partnerships that have mutual benefit. Online Event Timeline: Live Stream Pitch Finale from 1 to 2 p.m. Online After-Party from 2 to 3 p.m. Host: Dan Clapson, Globe & Mail columnist and founder of Eat North Five…

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ONLINE: Arboretum Workshop – Sensational Snakes of Ontario

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Reptiles are the most at-risk group of animals in Ontario. Our often misunderstood and maligned native snake species are actually beautiful, beneficial and inoffensive creatures that need our help. You can meet and learn about many of these ectothermic legless friends in this engaging program with live specimens on-screen. Fee: $10 (plus HST) per person.

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ONLINE: 12th Annual Accessibility Conference

May 25 - May 27
ONLINE Ontario Canada

The University of Guelph, in partnership with Open Learning and Educational Support (OpenEd), is hosting the 12th Annual Accessibility Conference virtually this year. The event is scheduled for May 25 to 27, 2021. The conference includes interactive workshops, discussion forums, and concurrent sessions. Additionally, a panel presentation and closing capstone session—focusing on Accessibility, Inclusion and the Future of Work and Learning—will be part of this year’s itinerary. Sessions will be hosted live via the Zoom videoconferencing platform. There will be…

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ONLINE: Better Sleep Program

May 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Learn how to decrease insomnia, fall asleep (or back to sleep) more easily, and get more energy from sleep, using proven, drug-free strategies. This five session skills program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic is an online, on-demand program with lifetime access to the lessons. Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the program. Register online.

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ONLINE: Arboretum Workshop – Virtual Constellation “Walk”

May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Learning the night sky is like getting to know a new neighborhood. At first, it may seem big and confusing, but as you strike out and become more and more familiar with prominent landmarks, the day comes when you realize that the neighborhood is no longer new. It’s home. Join the Arboretum for monthly online sessions as we get to know the night sky a little better. Participants will be introduced to prominent stars and constellations, where to look for…

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June 2021

ONLINE: Stress Less for Tests

June 1 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Learn practical skills to decrease test anxiety and enhance energy and performance during the semester. This three-hour program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic is an online, on-demand program with lifetime access to the lessons. You can begin today! Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the program. Register online.

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ONLINE: Anxiety Skills and Strategies

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE Ontario Canada

Learn powerful strategies, new tips and information on how to respond and calm down the uncomfortable sensations of anxiety. A variety of long and short self-calming strategies are introduced, along with behaviours that can help prevent escalation of anxiety. This three-session skills program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic meets online. The program runs on Mondays for three weeks. Sessions begin June 7. Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the program.…

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