This Week At Queen’s: FROST WEEK Edition
“Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right!” A new year brings opportunities to build relationships, achieve goals, and become the best you can be. To start 2017 off right, we’ve created a list of super cool events coming up this ‘frost’ week at Queen’s and downtown Kingston!
Fitness free-for-all week @ ARC (All Ages)
When: Monday, Jan 9 through Saturday, Jan 14
Did you ever go into the mystical place with treadmills and squat bars at the ARC? Did you go once and decide only superheroes were capable of lifting those 5lb weights? Lucky for you the gods of fitness have come to your rescue. Free classes are being offered all week long for free at the ARC. Yes, free so you have no excuse to not get in your 150. You don’t get the butt you want by sitting on it.
When: Wednesday, Jan 11 from 9pm-1am
Did you tell yourself this was the year to showcase your shower singing to the rest of the world? Or are you the next Mozart in hiding hoping to test the waters? This right here is a great opportunity to perform to a small yet amped crowd. Come down for a great night of listening to upcoming talents, bonding with friends, and supporting Kingston artists.
Adventure Club @ Stages (19+)
When: Wednesday, Jan 11 from 10pm-2am
Dum dum dum dum dummm … This electro event is likely to be the highlight of Frost Week. Tell your friends to tell their friends, it’s going to be an adventure at club Stages.
Peter and the Star Catcher (All Ages)
When: Wednesday, Jan 11, Thursday, Jan 12, Friday, Jan 13 and Saturday, Jan 14
Tired of the cold Canadian weather and want a trip to somewhere out of this world? Come watch the adaptation of Peter Pan, and let your mind wander into Neverland. This play explores love and perseverance, qualities worth grooming for an amazing year up ahead.
Lee Ann Womack @ Grand Theatre (All Ages)
When: Friday, Jan 13 at 7:30pm
It’s not everyday you get to see a Grammy-nominated artist who has sang for presidents, at Nobel Prize events and large stadiums, here in Kingston. For all country music lovers out there, this is an event you do not want to miss. Saddle up for a legendary night with Lee Ann Womack.
Law Visitor: Katrina Wyman (All Ages)
When: Friday, Jan 13 at 1pm-2:30pm in Sir John A. Macdonald Hall – Room 515
Trying to learn more about the intersection of law and policy? Or better still, are you trying to get those relevant connections on LinkedIn? Come listen to Katrina Wyman, a professor at NYU school of law who has done substantial research into environmental policy, give a talk on “In Defence of the Fee Simple” and interact with likeminded professionals.
Gaels Women’s & Men’s Basketball @ ARC (All Ages)
When: Friday, Jan 13 from 6pm-10pm and Saturday, Jan 14 from 6pm-10pm
It’s NBA season and while we can’t all get front row seats to see the Cavs vs. Raptors, here’s a free basketball game for Queen’s students to attend! Gear up with your Queen’s merchandise and come cheer the school team into victory.
When: Friday, Jan 14 at 10pm-2am
First Underground Hip Hop night of the year featuring affordable drinks, Justin Bieber on repeat and free cover … sounds good already? Get your comfortable shoes and come out for a fun night with fun friends.
When: Sunday, Jan 8 from 5:30-7pm in JDUC – Queen’s University International Centre
Are you stepping into Queen’s campus for the first time? Yes? Get a thick winter jacket and solid grip boots because those cold walks to classes can get anyone iced up. But what better way to keep warm than through great friendships? Come to the QUIC social to meet other international students on campus and build a home away from home.