9 events to mark your calendars in Guelph this weekend

Gcaa 2022 Spring Art Exhibition and Sale

The Guelph Creative Arts Spring 2022 Art Show and Sale will take place April 29, 30 and May 1.

Location and venue: 55 Wyndham St. N., Guelph, ON, N1H 7T8 (Shops on rue du Vieux-Québec) Date and time of the event: Friday, April 29, 2022 12:00 a.m. – 11:59 p.m. Spectators: All ages Price: See website for info

It’s time to give 2022

Volunteering is empathy in action. We invite you to join us for our annual “time to give” as we celebrate the spirit of volunteerism, its impact, its connection to the community and its resilience.

Location and venue: 55 Wyndham St N Unit 4A, Guelph, ON, N1H 7T8 (online) Date and time of the event: Friday, April 29, 2022 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Spectators: All ages Price: $15.00

Wonderful Spring Wildflowers Virtual Workshop

This session will introduce you to the beautiful world of wildflowers.

Location and venue: 200 Arboretum Road, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1 (Zoom) Date and time of the event: Friday, April 29, 2022 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Spectators: All ages Price: $10 (plus HST) per person Register by: Thursday, April 28, 2022

GRCI presents the musical SpongeBob SquarePants

“Arrr, are you ready, kids? The Sponge has arrived in Royal City! The stakes are higher than ever as Bikini Bottom faces the total annihilation of its underwater world. And just when all hope seems lost, a hero rises and takes center stage.

Location and venue: 35 Woolwich Street, Guelph, ON, N1H 3V1 (River Run Centre) Date and time of the event: Friday, April 29, 2022 7:30 PM – 11:59 PM Spectators: All ages Price: 31.50

The Just for Laughs Tour

The Just for Laughs Tour offers an evening of fun entertainment featuring exceptional comedians from Montreal’s famous Just for Laughs Festival. Come and discover some of the funniest stand-up acts of the Festival.

Location and venue: 35 Woolwich Street, Guelph, ON, N1H 3V1 (River Run Centre) Date and time of the event: Friday, April 29, 2022 8:00 p.m. – 11:59 p.m. Spectators: Adults Price: $55.00 Adult, $53.00 Senior, $39.00 Under 30

Free pancake breakfast

The Helper Bees and the Urban Sugaring Project are hosting a free pancake breakfast to mark the end of maple syrup season. Join us for pancakes, bacon and freshly made maple syrup. Dine-in and take-out options are available.

Location and venue: 86 Glascow St. N., Guelph, ON, N1H 4W2 (Church of the Apostles (St James and St Matthias) Guelph) Date and time of the event: Saturday, April 30, 2022 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Spectators: All ages Price: Free

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Crowns and Chemistry, part of the Queen of Craft series

The second session in the Queen of Craft series is Crowns & Chemistry. With the help of Welly’s lab technician, we’ll walk you through the chemistry of brewing beer!

Location and venue: 42 Carden Street, Guelph, Ontario N1H 3A2 (10C) Date and time of the event: Saturday April 30, 2022 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Spectators: Adults Price: $40, tickets and more info online

2Rivers Day 2022

We protect what we love, and this festival is designed to help us fall in love with our rivers again and again. Our theme for 2022 – Reaching the River’s Edge.

We hope that the Festival will inspire you to defend our water and our rivers.

Location and venue: Various locations in Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1H 3A1 (Guelph – various locations) Date and time of the event: Sunday May 1, 2022 00:00 – 23:59 Spectators: All ages Price: See website for info

Historical walking tours

Residents and visitors can learn about Guelph’s history while admiring the city’s magnificent architectural and natural features through six different historic walking tours. Tours take place on Sundays from May to October.

Location and venue: Various locations in Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1H 3A1 (Guelph – various locations) Date and time of the event: Sunday, May 1, 2022 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Spectators: All ages Price: $8. Online pre-registration.

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