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February 2021

Fourth Friday: Lifeandthetribe

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
Aisha Barrow is staring forward with a pensive look on her face. She has dark skin and long black braided hair. To the right of her photo is the Fourth Friday logo in white. A large white 4 with the word Fridays written across the arm of the 4.

Kick off your weekend with an online performance by Lifeandthetribe! The colder months are upon us and the Fourth Friday concert series has moved online during winter 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZt0NIpfUvs&list=PL9eyQNj-z87NbhZyj_fvs9u1ZLRxDbmLl&index=6 Presented in partnership with Guelph Black Heritage Society in celebration of Black Heritage Month. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Sponsored by: About Lifeandthetribe: Lifeandthetribe is the new R&B and Pop project from singer/songwriter Aisha Barrow. Drawing from diverse influences Lifeandthetribe has a bold, fresh, and new sound that that can be best described as an…

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March 2021

History Bites: From Farmland Irrigation to Martian Exploration – 125 Years of Physics in Guelph

March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Blue text reads History Bites. To the left of the text is a graphic of a pear with a bite taken out of the centre.

History Bites is a monthly series of bite-sized conversations inspired by current exhibitions and stories from the collection. Visitor Experiences Assistant Anna Patterson chats with Dr. Joanne O'Meara and Orbax from the Physics Department at the University of Guelph about their upcoming exhibit at the Civic Museum - "From Farmland Irrigation to Martian Exploration: 125 Years of Physics in Guelph". https://youtu.be/ezyYZf9DVGc    

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Military Lecture – Hidden Scars: Uncovering the Lived Experience of Shell-Shocked Ex-Servicemen

March 25 @ 7:00 pm
Free
Electric Heat Cabinet - Military Hospital Commission - Cobourg, Ontario

Electric Heat Cabinet - Military Hospital Commission - Cobourg, Ontario   Heather Ellis presents, Hidden Scars: Uncovering the Lived Experience of Shell-Shocked Ex-Servicemen. 1918 marked the end of the First World War, but for returning soldiers it was the beginning of adjustment, recovery and, in some cases, collapse. The transition from war to peace was especially difficult for those diagnosed with a psychological illness. ‘Shell shock’ has become synonymous with the Great War and frequently appears in the history, literature,…

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Fourth Friday: Preetam Sengupta

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Kick off your weekend with a free online concert by Preetam Sengupta. View on Facebook or on the Museum Everywhere page. About Preetam Sengupta Preetam Sengupta is a storytelling singer-songwriter from Sarnia, who has called Guelph home for over ten years. His 2017 album “Patience” earned him a Folk Music Ontario Award that included a certificate which he gave to his parents. Often compared to Paul Simon, Preetam’s live show is built around simple performance, playful stage banter, very little…

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April 2021

Mission STEMpossible: Rocket science with Creative Encounters

April 12 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Celebrate Spring Break with safe-at-home science activities and adventures. Mission: STEMpossible videos released daily from April 12 to 16 at 11 am on Facebook, YouTube and our Museum Everywhere page. Make your own bottle rocket. ADULT SUPERVISION REQUIRED. https://youtu.be/-NZ2aCRwkEI   Presented in partnership with:

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Mission STEMpossible: DIY soil globe with OAC

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Celebrate Spring Break with safe-at-home science activities and adventures. Mission: STEMpossible videos released daily from April 12 to 16 at 11 am on Facebook, YouTube and our Museum Everywhere page. Get your hands dirty making your own soil globe. https://youtu.be/KSitcC4h_88 Soil Globe Worksheet Presented in partnership with:

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Mission STEMpossible: Birding with Wild Ontaro

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Celebrate Spring Break with safe-at-home science activities and adventures. Mission: STEMpossible videos released daily from April 12 to 16 at 11 am on Facebook, YouTube and our Museum Everywhere page. Birding for science. Science for birding. https://youtu.be/_9rtKCAf-uI Mission STEMpossible Birding Challenge Mission STEMpossible Birding Resources https://youtu.be/NvE9BaygAa8 Presented in partnership with:

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Mission STEMpossible: DIY water filtration with Let’s Talk Science

April 15 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Celebrate Spring Break with safe-at-home science activities and adventures. Mission: STEMpossible videos released daily from April 12 to 16 at 11 am on Facebook, YouTube and our Museum Everywhere page. Make your own water filter. https://youtu.be/01U-DlQ260s Presented in partnership with:

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