Peter Elkas @ The Grad Club

When: Fri, Mar 1 at 10:00pm. Doors open 9:00pm.

Where: The Grad Club, 19+

Tickets: $10.00 avail at Tricolour Outlet / The Grad Club / Buy Online!

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PETER ELKAS
@ The Grad Club
http://www.peterelkas.com/

Events that are over :(

Here’s a look back at what’s happened at Queen’s and in Kingston so far this month! Keep track of how many events you went to!

The best thing about our community is that there are literally events ALL THE TIME! If you weren’t able to make it out to one of these events, don’t worry – life isn’t about what if’s.

Friday, Feb 1st

PUBLIC SKATE ICE TIME @ Springer Market Square / 9:00am – 10:00pm

ICE SLIDE — All Day @ Confederation Park

Deadline for Submissions – Kingston Can Film Festival: Local Shorts

Guest Speaker: “Rights in a History of Wrongs: Indigenous Policy in Canada” / 12:00pm

Workshop: Queen’s WIDEN / 2:00pm-4:00pm

FREE LIVE MUSIC / 5:00pm – 9:00pm @ Market Street Stage

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Golden Words 9th Annual Science Fair

Deadline: Wed, Mar 6i have no idea what i'm doing dog

When: Sat, Mar 9 at 9:00pm.

Where: Clark Hall Pub, 19+

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Golden Words’ 9th annual SCIENCE FAIR is coming up on MARCH 9TH at Clark, and we want YOUR project submissions!! Up for grabs is a Grand Prize of $400 CASH, plus runner-up prizes of $100 and $50, and tons of audience prizes.

Have an idea for something cool that you want to show people? A robot, a potato cannon, a laser, a beer funnel, a diorama, some sustainable alternatives, or anything else you’ve made? Great! Submit the details to Golden Words using this form by March 6th for your chance to win the big moola.

Not interested in submitting a project? Come be a part of our audience and try your hand at winning some sweet audience prizes! Tickets will be $5 and sold closer to the date of the event.

Any questions? Contact Caitlin at ops@goldenwords.net

 

2013 Arts & Science Formal: Fire & Ice

WHEN: Sat, Mar 9 at 8:30p-1:30aartsci

WHERE: Ban Righ Hall, 19+

TICKETS: $60 (4th year ArtSci’s) or $65 (other years/faculties)

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Join us on March 9th, 2013 for the largest and most exciting ArtSci event of the year!

Ticket sales will be available before and after reading week, from February 11th-March 8th at the ASUS Core Front Desk, located at 183 University Avenue from 9am-5pm.

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INTERNATIONAL POTLUCK

When: Sunday, March 10th from 6-8pm

Where: Queen’s University International Center (in the JDUC), ALL AGES

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You’re invited to bring your favourite ready-to-serve international dish! Enjoy good food from around the world and great conversations on a relaxing Sunday night.

Details:
– Pick up your FREE ticket at QUIC’s front office (M-F, 8:30-12:00, 1:00-4:30)
– Meet us at 6pm
– Bring a dish that serves 3-4 people
– Plates, cutlery and glasses are provided
– Join the Facebook event for updates
– Have fun!

Note: This day is the first day of daylight savings! (Change your clock 1 hour forward)

GUTSY WALK + BBQ for Crohn’s & Colitis

When: Sunday, March 24th at 11:00am-5:00pm

Where: Outside Stauffer Library, all welcome.

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On Sunday, March 24th, 2013, the Queen’s University Crohn’s and Colitis Committee (ASUS) will host the 2nd Annual Gutsy Walk around the campus!  Whether it be students, family members or friends, IBD has profound impacts on students across the country. Together we can help find the cure!

Last year, we raised over $6000 and plan to beat that this year!

Join us in walking, running, cycling, longboarding or even skipping the 5km course.  Our event will finish outside of Stauffer Library, where there will be a BBQ.    Come on out and join us for this great event!

STRIVE Queen’s Conference on Water

When: Wednesday, Mar 6th @ 7:30pm-10:00pm

Where: Dupuis Hall Auditorium, All welcome.

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Announcing the third annual Queen’s Conference on Water!

Presented by the AMS Committee, STRIVE (Students Taking Responsible Initiative for a Viable Environment)

This will be one of the prime events of the year to discuss global water conservation and sustainability at Queen’s. With the ban on water bottle purchases on campus, Queen’s is already at the forefront of the Canadian university fight to conserve our water!

Everyone is welcome, admission is free, and there will be free beverages and snacks to accompany the presentations.

Speaking will be Prof. Steven Moore:

Prof. Moore is active in the Queen’s community as a Member of the Queen’s Sustainability Advisory Committee, the Queen’s Carbon Action Plan Advisory Committee, and the Queen’s Carbon Action Plan Curriculum and Research Committee. He will certainly bring some insightful material to discuss.

So please join us for learning, insightful discussion, food, and drink in the Dupuis Auditorium

Queen’s Tamil Students Association’s Dosa Fundraiser

When: Wednesday, Feb 27 at 7:30 – 10:00 pm

Where: JDUC — QUIC

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Missing Indian/Sri Lankan Food?? Do you like fresh, hot Dosas? Come out to QTSA’s Dosa Fundraiser!

It will be held on Wednesday 27th from 7.30pm to 10pm at the QUIC!

Prices: $4 for 2 Dosas // $6 for 4 Dosas

Tickets sales:

  • Monday 25th at 3:00 to 6:00 pm in the ARC
  • Tuesday 26th at 3:00 to 6:00 pm in the ARC

Get your tickets soon!! We will also be playing a movie, so come hang out, watch a movie, eat some Dosas! Vote for your favourite movie on the QTSA Facebook group! We hope to see you there!!

QUEEN’S HARLEM SHAKE

WHEN: Wednesday, Feb 13th at 7:00pm.

WHERE: Queen’s Centre cafeteria

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This Wednesday, we are showing up Western University’s ‘Harlem Shake’ video.

At 7:00 p.m. we are ALL meeting at the Queen’s Centre cafeteria area, in the most ridiculous costumes, and the best Queens swag possible. Your support is needed in order to make this a true representation of Queen’s Spirit!

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Live & Work Kingston Fair

When: Tuesday, Feb 12th at 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

Where: Grant Hall, all students welcome.

Are you a student interested in living and working in Kingston?

The Live & Work Kingston fair sponsored by Queen’s Career Services,  St. Lawrence College and  KEDCO offers students the chance to connect with local organizations about their work and opportunities.  Last year, there were 1000+ students visiting the fair!

Live & Work Kingston Fair

Opportunities for you

  • Visibility with a large number of interested, local organizations wanting to connect with students and new graduates
  • Wide range of sectors and work roles represented at the fair
  • Opportunities to meet representatives of some global organizations who have Kingston offices/branches
  • Click here for a list of participating organizations!

Black History Month @ Queen’s – Calendar of Events

Tuesday, Feb 12th:

Student Alumni Talk with Dr. Elliott Clarke6:00pm – 7:30pm, Dunning Hall, Rm. 11

Feb 25th-Mar 1st:

Photo Exhibit Celebrating Black Youth Achievement – First Floor of Stauffer Library

Wednesday, Feb 27th:

Anti-Racism Workshop – 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Red Room, Kingston Hall

Thursday, Feb 28th:

Black History Month JamCelebration of Black music. Doors open at 10:00, The Mansion, 506 Princess St

For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/BlackHistoryMonthQueensU

Queen’s Oxfam presents Show Your Love!

When: Thursday, Feb 14 at 6:45-9:30

Where: The Red Room, Kingston Hall

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This Valentines Day, join Oxfam at Queen’s for a cozy movie night, featuring yummy homemade fair trade baked goods and tea/hot chocolate from our Fair Trade Co-op! (all by donation and BYOM – Bring Your Own Mug)

We will be watching the contemporary comedic and romantic classic, She’s the Man (not a classic?), and informally discussing the implications of gender and language, and how stereotypes perpetuate inequality.

Spend this Valentines Day surrounded by friends. Love may not be fair, BUT OUR TREATS ARE ♥

Leading up to international Women’s Day on March 8th, Oxfam Canada’s Show Your Love Campaign is trying to raise $50 000 to aid in projects targeting global poverty relief. Oxfam believes that ending global poverty begins with women’s rights and gender equality. There are enough resources in the world, the problem with how they are shared.

Good Times Diner Polar Bear Dip

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Don’t be a bummed out polar bear… get involved in GTD’s ANNUAL POLAR BEAR DIP! (source: bite.ca)

When: Saturday, March 2nd (Info Session Tuesday Feb 12th)

Where: Lake Ontario!

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Ever wanted to do something crazy?

Like, for example, run into a freezing cold lake to raise money for a good cause?

WELLLL…… Now. You. Can!

Come one, come all to GTD’s Annual Polar Bear Dip!!!

Participants raise funds to donate to the Queen’s University soup kitchen.

Then, on

SATURDAY MARCH 2ND
they run into
LAKE ONTARIO at the end of ALBERT STREET
… and have hot chocolate and apple crumble waiting for them when they come out.

It will be INSANE amounts of fun!

If it sounds like you might be interested:

Come out to our information session on

TUES FEB 12th
at 7:30 PM
in Stauffer 020B (basement)

The meeting will be about 20 minutes in length.

Please let us know if you’re interested but cannot make it to the meeting, and we’ll send you all the information. For more information about the Good Times Diner soup kitchen, check us out on: Facebook -or- Good Times Diner blog

HDHSA Valentine’s Day Bake Sale

When: Wednesday, Feb 13 at 10:00am-5:00pm

Where: ARC

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The HDH Fundraising Committee will be selling some delicious freshly baked goods that will be sure to satisfy your sweet tooth craving!

We will also be offering candygram bags containing an assortment of favourite Valentine’s candies and chocolates, perfect to give to friends or even that special someone!

All proceeds will go toward purchasing equipment and supporting programs at the Hotel Dieu Hospital.

Photo-Ops Studio: “Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?”

Rainbow BoaWhen: Thursday, Feb 14th at 7:30 – 9:00pm.

Where: JDUC — Robert Sutherland Room (2nd floor). All welcome.

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That’s right, next week there will be snakes in the studio! These beautiful creatures make for fantastic macro photography.

Our snakes are domestic and non-venomous, and they will be modeled and displayed by their personal handler.

The species presented will be rainbow boa (Epicrates cenchria cenchria) and corn snakes (Pantherophis guttatus).

Come in for a chance to get some very different and creative shots! For more information, see our Facebook event!

Get Lei’d at Alfie’s!

When: Thursday, Feb 14 at 9:30pm-2:00am

Where: Alfie’s Nightclub, 19+

Tickets: $3.00 advance; $5.00 at the door!

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Come get Lei’d at Alfie’s and support a great cause!

Queen’s Rotaract Club is fundraising for our annual volunteer trip to El Salvador. All funds raised will go to the building of two houses for families in need in the coffee plantation village of Talnique. Your support goes a long way! $3 pre sale tickets and $5 at the door. Come in your hawaiian best! Aloha!

 

Queen’s March Break Open House Volunteers Needed

When: March 11th & 12th

Where: Queen’s Universitytours

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What could be better than spending the day showing off Queen’s campus? Meet, greet and welcome future Queen’s students at this year’s March Break Open House!

Volunteer as a tour guide or support staff at March Break Open House on March 11th & 12th!

All volunteers must attend an Information Session on Thurs Feb 28th and Fri March 1st at 5:30-6:30pm in BioSci Auditorium!

Sign up Here!

Any questions? Email tourguido@gmail.com

MEDLIFE Prescription Eyeglass Drive

When:  Monday, Feb 25th at 11:00am – 4:00pm AND Friday, March 1st at 11:00am-4:00pmglasses

Where: Queen’s Centre

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MEDLIFE Vision is collecting used glasses for Latin America!

Drop off your eyeglasses at the QUEEN’S CENTRE (ARC) during the following times for a chance to win great prizes!

There will also be dropboxes located around campus if you can’t make it during these times. Be the vision of tomorrow.

So, grab your old prescription eyeglasses when you are home for reading week and drop them off on February 25th and March 1st at the ARC or at any of the dropbox locations throughout the week. These donated eyeglasses will bring vision to Latin Americans in need!

If you have any questions, feel free to email us at medlifevision@gmail.com

Click here for more information about MEDLIFE