This Week at Queen’s and Downtown: Oct. 30-Nov. 4
We’re in week 8, and almost 3/4 of the way through the fall semester!
This week, there are some BIG events coming to Queen’s that you really won’t want to miss!
- On Tuesday, renowned author and Globe & Mail health columnist André Picard is giving a free public talk at the Isabel.
- On Wednesday, Canadian astronaut Dr. Roberta Bondar is giving a free public talk at Queen’s School of Medicine – yes, you read that right. You could meet an ASTRONAUT ON-CAMPUS!
- On Thursday, the remarkable 13-piece Lemon Bucket Orkestra, winners of Best World Music Group at the Canadian Folk Music Awards, are performing at the Isabel as part of their world tour!
What are you waiting for?!? Try something new, get out of your comfort zone, pop the campus bubble and explore your interests this week at Queen’s by going to an event, or two!
ARTS & CULTURE
Monday: Vintage Radio Play: “The Colour Out of Space” – 7pm at The Brew Pub. 19+ only.
Tuesday: Film Screening: Donnie Darko (2001) – 8pm at The Screening Room. All Ages.
Wednesday: FREE Soulful Singing – 12pm-1pm at JDUC. All welcome.
Wednesday through Sunday: “Sea Sick” play by award-winning journalist, Alanna Mitchell – 7:30pm at Grand Theatre
Thursday: Film Screening: “Routine Nihilism” by Queen’s prof Gary Kibbins – 7pm
Thursday through Sunday: Vinyl Records Sale
Thursday, Friday & Saturday: On Golden Pond (drama/comedy) – 7:30pm at Domino Theatre
Friday: Film Screening: The Room (14A) – 9pm at The Screening Room. All Ages.
Saturday: Juggling Festival Final Performance – 7pm at Theological Hall. All Ages.
Sunday: Día de los Muertos Festival – 3pm-9pm at Tett Centre
Monday: FREE Mayor’s Innovation Workshop #1 (Dinner Provided) – 6:30pm-9:30pm at Goodes Hall
Tuesday: FREE Duncan G. Sinclair Lecture in Health Policy with André Picard – 4:45pm at the Isabel.
Wednesday: Workshop: Career & Personal Finance Know-How – 3pm-5pm
Wednesday: FREE Public Lecture by Canadian Astronaut Dr. Roberta Bondar: “Beyond Earth – A Cautionary Tale” – 4:30pm at School of Medicine building
Wednesday: Mock MCAT – 6:30pm-8:3pm
Wednesday: Female Entrepreneurs in Small Towns Speaker Series: “How to Make More Money” – 7:30pm at The Sanctuary. All Ages.
Thursday: ‘I just can’t get started” FREE Motivation and Procrastination Workshop – 11:30am-12:20pm
Thursday: FREE Workshop: Effective Networking – 12:30pm-1:20pm
Friday: Author Jody Mitic “Everyday Heroes” – 8pm. All Ages.
Saturday: FREE Feeding 9 Billion Challenge: Queen’s – 9am-5pm
CANCELLED Saturday – Workshop: Photoshop for Beginners – 10am-4pm at Innovation Park
Sunday: Queen’s Model WE Day: Canada 150+, What Now? – 9am-3pm
Monday: Dinner + A Movie with Olivea – 5:45pm at The Screening Room. All Ages.
Monday: FREE Feminist Sci-Fi Reading Group – 6:30pm-8:30pm. All Ages.
Monday: Smash Some F***ing Pumpkins! – 7pm at Improbable Escapes. 19+ only.
Wednesday: QCOP x QNP: Fall Taster – 6pm-8pm at Goodes rm 108. All Ages.
Wednesday: Kingston Developers Social Meetup – 7pm at Sir John’s Pub. 19+ only
Wednesday: FREE Trivia Night – 7:30pm at Clark Hall Pub. 19+ only
Saturday: Beers for Queers – 9pm at Monte’s. 19+ only.
Saturday: Get REAL Queen’s: Drag Show! – 10pm at The Underground. 19+ only.
Sunday: Southpaw Cat Cafe Family Day – 10am-7pm at Southpaw Cat Cafe. All Ages.
Friday: OHL Big Ticket Night for Special Olympics Ontario – 7pm at Rogers K-ROCK Centre. All Ages.
Friday: Beau’s Craft Beer & Dinner Fundraiser for Soldier On – 5:30pm. 19+ only.
Saturday: Kingston Grandmother Connection 10th Market for Africa – 9am-5pm
Saturday: Judgement of Kingston: Wine Tasting – 3pm-6:30pm. 19+ only.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Monday: FREE Hot Chocolate & Apples for Queen’s Thrive Kick-off – 8am-10am at University & Union.
Monday: Queen’s Thrive: Colouring Workshop – 12pm-1:30pm in the JDUC and on West campus.
Monday & Tuesday: Pup-kin Photobooth – 1pm-3pm at University & Union
Wednesday: Queen’s Thrive: FREE Hot Chocolate – 8:30am-9:30am on West.
Wednesday: FREE Queen’s Thrive: Yoga in the Agnes – 12:15pm-1:15pm in Agnes Etherington Art Centre. All Ages.
Wednesday: FREE Workshop: Learning to Love Winter – 5:30pm-7pm at QUIC in the JDUC.
Thursday: Queen’s Thrive: Healing Drumming Circle – 3:30pm-4:30pm at University & Union.
Thursday: FREE Women’s Full Moon Ceremony – 6pm-8pm.
Friday: Queen’s Thrive: FREE Yoga on West – 12pm-1pm.
Friday: Queen’s Thrive: How to Build Healthy Sleep Habits – 1pm-2pm
Saturday: Mindful Strength with Kathryn Bruni-Young – 2pm – $60
Sunday: Memorial Centre Farmers Market – 9am-2pm.
Tuesday: FREE Open Mic – 8pm-11pm at Musiikki Café. All Ages.
Tuesday: FREE Halloween Show – 10pm at The Toucan. 19+ only.
Wednesday: SILVERSTEIN + guests – 7pm at The Mansion. All Ages.
Thursday: Lemon Bucket Orkestra – 7:30pm at The Isabel. All Ages.
Saturday: Cantabile Choirs: The Poet Sings – 7:30pm at Sydenham St. United Church. All Ages.
Saturday: The Arrogant Worms: First Farewell Tour – 7:30pm at Chalmers United Church. $25 advance, $30 at the door. All Ages.
Saturday: The Karpinka Brothers – 8pm at Musiikki Café – “Buddy Holly boogie meets Crowded House.” All Ages.
Saturday: The Deep Dark Woods (Saskatoon/ Folk/Roots/Rock) – 9pm at The Mansion. 19+ only.
Saturday: Celtic Kitchen Party – 9pm at Tir Nan ‘Og. 19+ only.
Saturday: Mappe Of – 9pm at The Grad Club. 19+ only.
Sunday: Duo Kleinhapl & Woyke, Cello and Piano – 2:30pm at the Isabel. All Ages.
Yowza, that’s a lot of events!
Count ’em up! Over the next 7 days, there are more than one hundred arts, academic and social events happening within walking distance of Queen’s campus! And most of these events are FREE!
Note: This post is a quick summary of what’s on This Week at Queen’s. To see more events, visit QueensEvents.ca/calendar