5 events to mark your calendars in Guelph this week
TOPS-Put on pounds the sensible way
A weight loss support group. The weigh-in begins at 6:00 p.m. and the meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. The first meeting is free. The annual cost is $46.00. Meetings are weekly on Thursdays.
Location and venue: 95 Crimea Street, Guelph, Ontario N1H 2Y5 (TOPS) Date and time of the event: Thursday, February 7, 2019 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Public: All ages Price: Free
Expression login program
This is a six-week series of virtual arts-based workshops for people aged 14-18 living with mental health issues. It helps participants foster connection and community, express their creativity, and develop their coping skills.
Location and venue: online program via Zoom, Guelph, ON (Online, with Art Not Shame) Date and time of the event: Monday, April 4, 2022 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Public: Youth Price: Free. See website for info
Fundamentals of virtual gardening
Garden Fundamentals will focus on ornamental gardens including trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs and grasses. You will have a good understanding of how these plants grow and how they relate to the soil.
Location and venue: 200 Arboretum Road, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1 (Virtual on Zoom) Date and time of the event: Tuesday, April 5, 2022 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Public: All ages Price: $10 (plus HST) per person, per session Register by: Monday, March 14, 2022
Romeo and Juliet – Jörgen Ballet of Canada
Choreographer Bengt Jörgen masterfully transforms Shakespeare’s timeless tale into the magical world of ballet. Visually stunning with world-class performers, Ballet Jörgen’s acclaimed Romeo and Juliet is a moving journey into a timeless classic.
Location and venue: 35 Woolwich Street, Guelph, ON, N1H 3V1 (River Run Centre) Date and time of the event: Tuesday, April 5, 2022 7:30 p.m. – 11:59 p.m. Public: All ages Price: $45 Adult | $43 Senior | $29 Under 30 | $25 Child (14 and under)
Education in Ontario: A Brighter Future Starts Here
Join the Guelph/Wellington Coalition for Social Justice and a panel of community leaders to learn more about what the education system looks like today. Start preparing now for the upcoming elections. A virtual and non-partisan event
Location and venue: 42 Carden Street, Guelph, ON, (shared space 10C) Date and time of the event: Wednesday April 6, 2022 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Public: All ages Price: Free Register by: Tuesday, April 5, 2022