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Community Events – October & November, 2018

October 25, 2018 — 

The University of Manitoba has a wide range of public events taking place on campus and in the community this October and November! Explore our wide range of accessible programming, from cultural and intellectual events to sports games and family activities.


EVENING OF EXCELLENCE

An evening for grade 12 students, family and friends. At this open house, explore everything the U of M has to offer, including academic programs, scholarships and travel, and leadership opportunities.
October 30, 6-8:30 PM | Free
UMSU University Centre, Fort Garry Campus

 

POW WOW PRACTICE GROUP

Join in on a family-friendly pow wow practice group where you will learn different pow wow styles, along with song and drum teachings. No experience needed.
Every Monday from October 1 – December 3, 7 – 8:30 PM | Free
University of Manitoba Active Living Centre (second floor), 430 University Crescent

 

BISON SPORTS HOME OPENERS

Cheer on the herd and show your Bison Pride at the volleyball home opener on October 27 and the basketball home opener on November 2!
$10; Free for fans 17 and under
Investors Group Athletic Centre, Fort Garry Campus

 


 

JUST IN TIME FOR HALLOWEEN:

PUMPKIN CARVING PARTY

Put on your favourite costume and head to the Discovery Centre to join our party! Bring your own pumpkin or purchase one of ours to carve and leave the mess to us! Pre-registration required.
October 27, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Free to register
20 minutes south of the Perimeter Highway at the Bruce D. Campbell Farm and Food Discovery Centre, 1290 Research Station Road, Glenlea


FRANKENREADS

The University of Manitoba joins the international celebration the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein with a live reading of the novel, movie screenings, trivia games with prizes, themed snacks and the opportunity to vote in our Fine Arts student poster contest.
October 31, 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM | Free
UMSU University Centre, Fort Garry Campus

 


 

INDIGENOUS INTERSECTIONS WEEK

The Marcel A. Desautels Faculty of Music invites you to experience musical presentations that explore Indigenous intersections with contemporary Western European art traditions, featuring guest performers. Musical performances occur both at midday on campus, and off campus, during the week.
October 29 – November 2


DISTINGUISHED VISITORS LECTURE SERIES: Linden MacIntyre on Democracy and the Law

Join award-winning Canadian journalist, broadcaster and novelist Linden MacIntyre for his guest lecture: Idiot-proofing Democracy: Can We Count on Law and the Judiciary for Reassurance? Formerly appearing for many years on CBC’s Fifth Estate, Linden MacIntyre has won many awards including ten Geminis and an international Emmy.
November 1, 12 – 2 PM | Free
Moot Courtroom B, Robson Hall, Fort Garry Campus

 

RESOLVE Workshop: KEEPING MOTHERS IN MIND: SUPPORTING MOTHERS WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED VIOLENCE AND THEIR CHILDREN

This workshop during Domestic Violence Awareness Month will highlight the impacts on children when exposed to violence against their mothers, as well as offer practical approaches that help and support abused women in their mothering.
Nov. 6, 1-4 PM | Free
Sergeant Tommy Prince Place, 90 Sinclair Street
RSVP to resolve [at] umanitoba [dot] ca

 

THE BLACK HOLE THEATRE PRESENTS: UNDER MILK WOOD

Staged with influences from traditional Japanese theatre, Dylan Thomas’ radio play brings to life the joy and sorrow of a regular day in a small community.
November 21 – December 1
Tickets  $20; alumni, seniors, Arts industry $15; students $10
John J. Conklin Theatre at the Gail Asper Performing Arts Hall, Fort Garry campus


CAFÉ SCIENTIFIQUE: Is Canada a safe haven? Experiences in resettling refugees in Canada

Join our panel of experts as they discuss many aspects of this topic, including our duty to protect others, the true economic costs of resettlement and misconceptions that shape false attitudes and beliefs.
November 27, 7 PM | Free
McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Avenue
RSVP to Research_Communications [at] umanitoba [dot] ca or call 204 474 6689

 

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