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History Bites: Collecting Experiences as they are Lived

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
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History Bites is a monthly series of bite-sized conversations inspired by current exhibitions and stories from the collection.

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Military Lecture – The Devil’s Trick: How Canada Fought the Vietnam War

May 27 @ 7:00 pm
Free
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John Boyko will talk on his latest book, The Devil’s Trick: How Canada Fought the Vietnam War. More than forty-five years after the fall of Saigon, John Boyko brings to light the little-known story of Canada’s involvement in the American War in Vietnam. Through the lens of six remarkable people, bestselling historian John Boyko recounts Canada’s often-overlooked involvement in the Vietnam War as peacemaker, combatant, and provider of both weapons and sanctuary. Through these wide-ranging and fascinating accounts, Boyko adds…

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Fourth Friday: Kent MacMillan

May 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
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Celebrate the start of a weekend, safe-at-home, with a free online concert by Kent MacMillan. For the past 35 years Guelph songwriter and guitarist Kent MacMillan has been making music on stages across Canada, performing over 4500 shows in the process. Concert venues, festivals, and clubs have been his home since 1985. In addition to his own volumes of work, he has produced or co-produced albums for other artists spanning the genres of rock, blues, country, metal and jazz.  During…

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History Bites: Life on the Grand, Reflections from the Black Community Society

June 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
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History Bites is a monthly series of bite-sized conversations inspired by current exhibitions and stories from the collection. Presented in partnership with the Guelph Black Heritage Society and 2Rivers Festival

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Fourth Friday: Janice Jo Lee

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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Celebrate the end of the week and the start of the weekend with free admission to the Civic Museum from 5-9 pm, and a free outdoor concert at 7 pm. Reservations in advance. Cash bar. You can also enjoy the concert from the comfort of your home via Facebook Live @guelphmuseums About Janice Jo Lee Janice Jo Lee, aka Sing Hey, is a contemporary folk artist of Korean ancestry. She is a folk-soul singer-songwriter, spoken word poet, actor and playwright…

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History Bites: Trailblazers of Guelph and Wellington County

July 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
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History Bites is a monthly series of bite-sized conversations inspired by current exhibitions and stories from the collection.

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Fourth Friday: Alanna Gurr

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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Free

Celebrate the end of the week and the start of the weekend with free admission to the Civic Museum from 5-9 pm, and a free concert at 7 pm. Reservations in advance. Cash bar. You can also enjoy the concert from the comfort of your home via Facebook Live @guelphmuseums About Alanna Gurr A graceful storyteller and a mesmerizing performer, Alanna Gurr is a bold and unique voice in the world of contemporary Canadian song writing. With work that presents…

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History Bites: From the Vaults

August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
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