*Coffee House is held every Thursday from 3:30-4:30 pm in AS2C02 (Arts and Science Extension, 2nd floor lounge) and is organized by International Student Services
*Discussion Hour is held every Friday from 3:30-4:30 in AS2016 and is organized by International Student Services
Board Game Tournament
Time/Location: Meet Thomas at the library at 8:00pm
Organized by: Library Staff
Details: Compete in a variety of board games with other new Grenfell students. Enter for a chance to win a number of prizes provided by the Library staff
Woods Island Tour
Time/Location: Details to be provided by Student Services
Organized by: International Student Services
Details: Take a boat tour to scenic Woods Island - the last remaining pieces of resettled community just a short boat ride away from Corner Brook. This tour will provide you not only with some beautiful photo opportunities, but also a chance to learn about Newfoundland's history and geography.
***NOTE: Please sign up at Student Services before 4:00pm on Monday, September 8***
Gorge/Pipeline Trail Hike
Time/Location: Meet Thomas in the Cafeteria at 12:00pm
Organized by: Thomas
Details: Take a hike on one of Corner Brook's most beautiful trails. Great for anyone interested in photography!
Time/Location: Grenfell Campus, Arts/Science Extension
Single Day Pass - $15
Group Day Pass (4 People) - $50
Single Weekend Pass - $25
Group Weekend Pass (4 People)- $90
***If you are volunteering, you will gain free access to all events during Atlanti-Con
Organized by: Jeff Keeping
Details: Atlanti-Con is a weekend-long event that brings together vendors and presenters in the fields of video gaming, animé, science fiction, comic books, and more, all under one roof. In addition to attending the event, students may opt to volunteer to help with set-up, security, navigating, or other volunteer opportunities offered by the event. For those students who do chose to volunteer, you will gain free access to all Atlanti-Con-related events during the weekend. For details on how to volunteer, please visit http://www.atlanti-con.com/volunteers.aspx
or ask Thomas.
Additional Events and Activities
Auditions for A Christmas Carol
Dates: Friday Sept. 19, 2014 and Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: 12 Maple Valley Road
For those of you interested in theatre and music, a local theatre company (TNL) will be holding auditions for their production of the classic A Christmas Carol. Once auditions have been completed, rehearsal will begin Oct. 1, and the show will premiere in late November. If you wish to audition for the play, you do not need to make an appointment or bring any materials, you just need to be at 12 Maple Valley Road (The TNL Building) at 7:00pm on one of the days listed above. For more information, please contact Sarah at 639-7238 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
HIV/AIDS Awareness Concert – Allison Crowe + Emma Peckford
Date: Friday, September 19, 2014
Time: 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Swirsky's (7 Broadway)
Cost: Entry by Donation (Recommended donation ~$5)
The HIV/AIDS Awareness Concert is an event that is hosted in conjunction with the AIDS Walk for Life campaign. Come out and enjoy local talent, while supporting research in the search for a cure for HIV and AIDS-related health issues.
Fall Craft Fair
Date: Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Pepsi Centre (Main Box Office Entrance)
Cost: $2 Entry + cost of anything purchased at the Craft Fair
The annual craft fair at the Pepsi Centre is a great way to see the kinds of traditional handicrafts, art, and food that Newfoundland has to offer. The craft fair also has a number of food sampling stations and door prizes available!
Note: The Craft Fair will be taking place the same day as the Gorge/Pipeline Hike. If you wish to attend both, please make sure you attend the Craft Fair first, as we will be meeting at 12:00pm in the Cafeteria for our hike! :)
Dragonette + Repartee + Hear/Say, Live at the Backlot
Date: Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014
Time: 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Location: GCSU Backlot
Cost: $27 for Advance Tickets, $32 at the Door
The Grenfell Campus Student Union is proud to present 3 Canadian bands, performing live at the Backlot on Sept. 20. Please Note: This is a 19+ event, so photo ID will be required if you wish to attend.