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Christmas Concert - Sharlene Wallace, Harpist

Britten's Ceremony of Carols with Sharlene Wallace, Harpist with the Dublin St. United Church choir and a special presentation by the Watson Family Player. Free will offering at the door.

International Students Holiday DInner

International Students are invited to attend the 18th Annual International Students Holiday Dinner at the Village by the Arboretum. You will have the opportunity to mingle with the community in Guelph and share traditions in the holiday spirit through food and performances.  Students will receive an invitation and more information in November. We are letting you know early so you can reserve the date to come and celebrate this holiday season. Transportation will be provided for students to get to the event location from the UC.

Visiting Elders Dan and Mary Lou Smoke

Dan and Mary Lou Smoke are available at the Aboriginal Resource Centre to provide personal consultation, conversation, guidance and mentorship to First Nations, Métis & Inuit students and the campus community. Mary Lou is very knowledgeable about the arts and traditional indigenous knowledge systems. She has been singing traditionally in many sacred ceremonies and lodges throughout North America. She also possesses great wisdom for women's teachings.

Energy Transitions and Political Crises in the Age of Trump: Latin America's "Pink Tide"

With an emphasis on Venezuela, Ecuador, and Bolivia, Donald Kingsbury (U of T) explores the political turbulence in the developing world as a result of the global north's call for a post-carbon capitalism.  Dr. Kingsbury will discuss how economic crises, protests, and the reemergence of regional and domestic right wing politics pose new challenges for social missions and ecological promises of Latin America's Pink Tide. 

Guelph Santa Claus Parade - College Royal Float

Members of College Royal Society will put in a float for the Guelph Santa Clause parade to promote College Royal for the upcoming year! We enter the same float in the parade each year while changing the theme of the float every year! This is a great time to get executive involved and mingling, all while spreading the word of College Royal! We will be handing out candy canes (not throwing) and will be adhering to the rules and regulations of the Guelph Santa Clause Parade.

The Crown and Canadian Demoracy

From the aftermath of the BC election to the appointment of a new Governor General, Canadians are talking about the Crown. But do we understand its political importance? David E. Smith (Ryerson University) will explain how the Crown permeates other institutions of Parliament, and how it is a crucial – and misunderstood – part of Canada’s stable, successful democracy.

Adulting 203: Why are you here?

With 10 weeks of the semester under your belt, you're heading into the home stretch. Find your drive to finish off the semester strong and set yourself up for a successful 2nd semester.   Audience: Second Year Students
Dr. Kathy Kortes-Miller

Harshman Lecture Series: Talking about Death Won't Kill You

The Harshman Lecture Series is a speaker series presented by the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition in honour of the late Dr. J. P. Harshman and in recognition of the contributions of the Harshman Foundation. The Lecture Series are free, community wide events, with speakers discussing issues relevant to families.  This year, we are thrilled to welcome Dr. Kathy Kortes-Miller, as 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. 

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