Join a learning circle, party at eBar, and attend a workshop

Fourth Fridays Guelph August posterThere’s a whole lot to do this August with Fourth Friday’s so make sure you pay attention! There will be a quiz afterwards. Just kidding, school doesn’t start until next month.

The Indigenous Learning Circle will be meeting from 7 to 8 pm at I.O.D.E. Fountain Park. What is the Indigenous Learning Circle? Check out our previous post about it.

The Durants CD release party will be at 9:30 pm at eBar. Who are they? According to their website

The Durants are a three piece rock band from Guelph, Ontario, that consists of Alex Gagne on Bass/Vocals, Aidan Obbema on Guitar and Kody Fox on Drums. The Durants have exploded on the local music scene since early 2011 playing all over Ontario in places such as Barrie, Hamilton, Kitchener and Brampton. The Durants’ biggest accomplishment is playing the main stage at the 2012 Hillside Festival which they reached by winning the 2012 Inter-School Battle Of The Bands at John F. Ross.

Sam Turton and Jane Lewis will be performing at the Guelph Civic Museum. Who are they? According to their website,

For over 35 years, Sam Turton has been playing slide guitar and hammering out personal and political songs with a blues edge and gospel fervour. Sam’s songs can be heard on his solo CD feel, and on the compilation CDs Not There, Afghanistan—On Guard For Thee? and Guelph Speaks, Vol II. Based in Guelph, Ontario, Sam is also a graphic artist, mentor/therapist, and community activist whose passion is connecting people in song.

Jane Lewis is a strong believer in the power of music and singing to bring people together. She is the founder of the All Together Now workshop series, and a backup vocalist who has gradually ventured into singing lead. Her music can be heard on her debut EP, released in November 2010. She is formerly a freelance editor and the published author of six novels for young adults, which can be found in schools and libraries across Canada.

Marcellus Wallace will be performing at Van Gogh’s Ear. Who are they? Check out their website to learn more.

Local artist Wayne Matthews will be hosting an open concept art workshop at 10 Carden.