Athletics & Recreation is Hiring – Join Team Queen’s

Application Deadline: March 11 (Before midnight)

Visit www.gogaelsgo.com/jobs for full details.

Each year A&R hires over 650 students. We are one of the largest student employers on campus. We have posted positions for:

  • Home Events
  • Intramurals
  • Fitness & Wellness
  • Customer Service & Facility
  • Aquatics
  • Tutors/Mentors
  • Sports Information
  • Camps
  • Sponsorship

Jobs will be posted from now until March 11th for positions starting May 1st and Sept 1st. Visit www.gogaelsgo.com/jobs for full details.

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Public Domain at Modern Fuel

When: Tuesday, February 26 at 7:00pm

Where: Modern Fuel (map)

FREE

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A video programme by SAW Video Media Art Centre.

Public Domain originated as a video commissioning project of SAW Video, a media-art
centre located in Ottawa. In 2009, seven artists were selected from a national
call for proposals to create videos drawn from archival films and photographs held in
the collection of Library and Archives Canada. Over the course of a year, SAW Video
assisted the artists with the process of researching and collecting materials for use in
their work. The completed commissioning project premiered in Ottawa on June 24,
2010, and has toured to a number of venues across Canada, the USA, and the
UK in 2011-13.

Programme:

• Sara Angelucci (Toronto) – The Beauty Pageant News (9 min.)
• Maureen Bradley (Victoria) – Beyond the Pale (16 min.)
• Gennaro de Pasquale (Montreal) – Vortex (12 min.)
• Steve Reinke (Chicago/Toronto) – Not Torn (Asunder from the Very Start) (10 min.)
• Ryan Stec & Véronique Couillard (Ottawa) – Library and Archives Canada Public Domain
Reels Documenting Spots of Beauty and Interest in Ontario and Quebec Sometime
Ago Remixed Today (VCRS): 1975 2010 (3 min.)
• Suzan Vachon (Montreal) – chant [dans les muscules du chant] (23 min.)

Christopher Rohde (Programmer, SAW Video) will be in
attendance.

For more information visit Modern Fuel’s website.

Lost Paws: National Cupcake Day for the Kingston Humane Society

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All welcome.

On Monday, Feb 25th at 10:00am – Lost Paws will be selling delicious cupcakes on the corner of Union and University! Come by for a sweet treat or to say hello to our buddy Harley! All proceeds go directly to the Kingston Humane Society!

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Grocery Checkout – Anniversary Week Sale!

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All Welcome.

Starting Monday, Feb 25 – Grocery Checkout would like to thank all our loyal customers with a HUGE Anniversary Week Sale! It will last all week from Monday Feb 25th until Sunday March 3rd. Just in time to stock up your fridge after reading week!

Each day of the event will feature various products we’re proud to have available in our store. Come out and enjoy some delicious samples of some of our favourite items. Tons of products ON SALE! Take part in our Food First Taste Challenge. Oh, and we will also be giving away up to $2,500 in Gift Cards!

Free Makeovers/Consultation with Professional Artist

All welcome.

On Monday, Feb 25 from 3:00-6:00pm, a SAPPHO makeup artist will be on hand at DrugSmart Pharmacy in the Queen’s Centre to provide professional advice and makeovers.

See why the Globe and Mail recently compared Sappho (an organic Canadian-made line) to the likes of Chanel and MAC. It’s makeup so good for your skin, you could sleep with it on!

 

Project Red presents: Speed Dating

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All welcome.

On Wednesday, Feb 27th, we are hosting a SPEED DATING EVENT in the RED ROOM of KINGSTON HALL. Participation requires a $3 donation with all the proceeds going to The Heart & Stroke Foundation.

Come alone, or with a group! No need to binge on Ben & Jerry’s while sitting next to a box of Kleenex and watching “He’s Just Not That Into You”. Come out and snag your perfect soulmate. Who knows, you might just leave with a model on your arm…

Queen’s Drama Beer with Profs and FIRST EVER Season Launch

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On Wednesday, Feb 27th the Drama DSC brings you our second Beer with Profs of the year! Come jam with your favourite professors at The Grad Club (second floor) and enjoy some fun conversation, snack, drinks and theatre puns starting at 9:00pm.

ALSO this time around — for the first time EVER — members of the Queen’s Drama community will be publicly announcing the 2013-2014 Fall and Winter Majors! No more waiting to hear it through the grapevine, it’s all here.

Chilling with your profs, learning fun secret information AND doing it all with your pals and the best department on campus? What more could you want from a Wednesday night?

February Life Drawing

When: Tue, Feb 26 at 7:00 to 10:00pm

Where: The Artel, 205 Sydenham St. All Welcome

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It’s time again to get out your charcoal and markers to do some more drawing. We will be having a live nude model at the event. Please bring your own paper and drawing materials. We provide drawing boards and donkey-style benches. There is a suggested donation of $5.

Kingston Canadian Film Festival 2013

When: February 28-March 2kfc

Where: Various Locations (Baby Grand, The Screening Room, Time to Laugh Comedy Club, Etherington Auditorium) All Ages

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The mission of Kingston Canadian Film Festival is grounded in the belief that Canadian film and filmmakers are distinctive and vital to our country’s culture.

We seek to develop an audience for our national cinema by promoting, celebrating and showcasing Canadian film and by supporting and encouraging Canadian film production.

A schedule is available on our website.

 

Awesome Kingston Pitch Party – February

When: Thu, Feb 21 at 6:30pm

Where: Renaissance Event Venue, 285 Queen St. All Welcome.

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Wanna add some awesome to your February shenanigans? Join us at 6:30PM on Thursday, 21 Feb at the Renaissance Event Venue to hear some great pitches from projects that want a $1,000 no-strings-attached microgrant to make Kingston even more awesome!

The pitch list will be revealed leading up to the event!

Pitches start at 7:00PM, but we’ll be in place and welcoming folks in at 6:30PM – come early so you can grab a drink, a good seat, and meet some cool people! By the end of the night, you’ll have heard some really cool ideas and seen one of them win $1,000 cash.

But that’s not where it ends – stick around afterward for Awesome Hours, where you can sit down with trustees, past pitchers and winners, and enthusiastic community members to chat about the Awesome Foundation, your pitch idea, or anything that’s on your mind.

 

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)

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!!

Call for Submissions to the Design Fair!

Deadline: Sunday, Feb 24th. See below.

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Are you an artist or a crafts person?

Do you have your own line of headbands or your own set of prints?

The Exposure Art Festival is looking for talented artists and designers to sell their products and/or designs at this years Design Fair!! We are looking for students who have created their own items and want to sell them! Items include:

– accessories – jewelry – artwork – paintings – clothes – photos – and any other handmade crafts/designs!

All profits go to the artists, and it’s a great way to get your brand out there! If you are interested, please submit an example of your designs or items to aoc@ams.queensu.ca before February 24th!!

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!

UPDATE!!

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!

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

Queens Pride – Kink 101 with Kingston Kinksters

When: Wednesday, Feb 13 at 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Where: Queen’s campus, room TBA

The Kingston Kinksters and Queen’s Pride Project are once again presenting a night of kinky information and fun!

This is a fabulous opportunity, with an emphasis on sex-positivity, diversity and kinky sexuality. There will truly be something for everyone here, from the “just curious” to the experienced — from exploring gender roles and power dynamics to safety, toys and demonstrations.

If you are new to kink, this is an excellent opportunity to get a good overview of BDSM and to ask the questions that you have been wondering about. If you have been around kink for awhile, come out and support the team and learn something new or from a different perspective – from the presenters, the questions posed or the other folk present.

Everyone is welcome. Hope to see you there!

CAUTION: Please do not bring cameras or any recording devices into the space as we need to respect the privacy of both our collaborators and those participating in the event. Similarly, cell phones should remain turned off and out of sight.

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AMS Catch Me If You Can

When: begins right after reading week!

Where: Queen’s campus

Cost: only $3.00. Sign-up in the QUEEN’S CENTRE @ 5 – 9pm on Friday Feb 8th!

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HOW IT WORKS

  1. Sign up with your name, email, faculty and year.
  2. Each player is given a clothespin and the name of their target.
  3. You must attach your clothespin to your target when you have caught them. Your acquired target then must give you THEIR clothespin with their target’s name and THAT PERSON is your new target.
  4. You must email the CMIYC exec letting them know you have caught your target and the name of your new target. We will email your previous target to confirm the catch. Continue reading

FREE Bridge Lessons

When: Sunday, Feb 10th at 2:00-5:00 pm and Wednesdays from 7:00-10:00pm.

Where: MacCorry Room E229

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Free Bridge Lessons offered by Ed Reilly as the initiation of the new club at Queen’s called the Queen’s Bridge Club.

Bridge is a card game that involves logic, card play, strategy and communication with your partner. It involves no luck so if you enjoy strategy games, you will love bridge ! There are many opportunities for people under 26 years old to play bridge. It is also something that you will be able to enjoy for life!

All welcome.

 

Make YOUR Mark @ Queen’s

When: until Thursday, Feb 28thmake your mark

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The Tricolour 2013 Yearbook is about YOU!

SEND US YOUR PICTURES for the chance to have them published in this year’s yearbook. Whether it’s a pic of your friends belting Someone Like You at The Nog, on exchange, or an especially great angle of you in the Vogue fashion show…WE WANT TO SEE IT!

We’re looking to pick 8-12 photos from you to publish in the Yearbook! Credit will be given to you for submitting the photo!

So SEND YOUR PICTURES TO yds@ams.queensu.ca and MAKE YOUR MARK in this year’s yearbook. Feel free to give us a short caption to accompany your submitted photo!

Treebot’s Improvatorium

When: Wednesdays at 9:30pm

Where: The Mansion, 19+

FREE

The Treebot makes a triumphant (hopefully) return to the Mansion with a new twist- it’s a different group every week! Featuring as many of the Treebot’s friends as he (she?) can round up, each week will be a totally different and unyielding livetronica adventure into the endless universe of 100% IMPROV.

PLUS! Each week I will invite a special guest to join us in our quest to discover the limits of inner space.

NO COVER SUCKAHS!

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