Category Archives: River Run Centre

Labour Day holiday hours for City facilities and services

August 15, 2019

Holiday hours for the City of Guelph facilities and programs. Continue reading Labour Day holiday hours for City facilities and services


River Run Centre announces a riveting 2019-2020 Season

May 28, 2019

Great entertainment comes to Guelph! Guelph, ON May 28, 2019 – River Run Centre launches its 2019-2020 season of professional entertainment with a lineup that promises something for everyone and outstanding performances and artistry. The programming is supported by Richardson GMP, the new Season Sponsor, and funded in part by the Government of Canada. “We’re looking forward to sharing a riveting 2019-2020 Season with all of you” says River Run Centre Theatre Manager, Bill Nuhn. “We know we’ll have you all on the edge of your seats with the very best artists and entertainers taking the stage right here in Guelph. And we’re thrilled to grow our partnership with Richardson GMP as our new 2019-2020 Season Sponsor. As long-time supporters, they exemplify true leadership in… Continue reading River Run Centre announces a riveting 2019-2020 Season


Youth mentorship program puts the spotlight on Guelph’s young performers

April 16, 2019

River Run Centre hosts free performances for National Youth Week Guelph, ON April 16, 2019 – Guelph’s youth performers showcase their talents at two performances at the River Run Centre on Tuesday, April 30 and Wednesday, May 1 at 7 p.m. during National Youth Week. The Co-operators Hall performances are presented as part of the TD Bank Group Youth Programs. The two events are part of MusicWorks|StageWorks, a mentorship program organized by River Run Centre in partnership with Guelph Youth Council. Now in its seventh year, the program offers youth real-life experience in putting on a professional-style show, from concept development to performance. The two evening performances showcase over 60 performers, from 19 different schools throughout Guelph and surrounding area. Members of River Run Centre’s… Continue reading Youth mentorship program puts the spotlight on Guelph’s young performers


A magical introduction to classical music

January 18, 2019

Members of Guelph Symphony Orchestra perform kid-friendly performances of Sorcerer’s Apprentice at River Run Centre, February 2 GUELPH, ON January 18, 2019 – Experience a magical introduction to classical music for kids when members of the Guelph Symphony Orchestra perform Sorcerer’s Apprentice at River Run Centre on Saturday, February 2, at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. The performances are presented in Co-operators Hall as part of the Wooly Kinderconcerts series. Wooly Kinderconcerts introduce children aged five and under to the rich variety of instruments and sounds of the symphony. Members of the Guelph Symphony Orchestra play samplings of works by great composers, which provide the soundtrack to fun, interactive stories. Kinderconcerts are hands-on experiences kids learn from and remember, with audience participation highly… Continue reading A magical introduction to classical music


Guelph Transit’s Special Event Fare program here to stay

June 27, 2018

Guelph, Ont., June 27, 2018 – It’s official. Bus rides to and from ticketed events at River Run Centre and Sleeman Centre will continue to cost riders $1 for each one-way trip. On Monday night, City Council voted unanimously in favour of making the Special Event Fare program permanent. The program was introduced last September as a pilot program to increase ridership and assist in alleviating parking and traffic pressures in Guelph’s downtown core. To receive the $1 special event fare, riders must show their event ticket to the transit operator at the time of boarding. This is a savings of $2 per trip. The special event fare begins three hours prior to the event start time and continues until end of bus service on… Continue reading Guelph Transit’s Special Event Fare program here to stay