10+ Events We Think You Should Definitely Check Out This Weekend: Jan. 17-20

We promote A LOT of events – 75 every single week in fact. Here’s what caught our attention for this weekend!

Thursday, Jan. 17th

  • 5pm-8pm FREE PIZZA + Film Screening “To Err is Human” + Public Lecture at Queen’s School of Medicine! Open to the public. School of Medicine rm 132A.
  • 5pm Wanna be a Gael? Info session: If you are interested in being a Gael for Artsci Orientation Week 2019 this is the event for you! Humphrey Hall auditorium.
  • 5pm-9pm AEAC Winter Season Launch: Your first chance to see the new exhibitions at the world-renowned art gallery on-campus! FREE Public Reception with light food & drink from 6pm-7:30 pm. Galleries remain open to 9pm. Great date idea! Agnes Etherington Art Centre.
  • 5:30pm-7:30pm “Ignition” Entrepreneurship Week – The Business of Social Impact: Learn about the social entrepreneurship movement and discover what is driving students from all backgrounds to start ventures that generate positive change in the world. This panel will include entrepreneurs with different perspectives on social enterprise, in the for-profit and non-for-profit form, who are using business as a force for social and environmental good. Mitchell Hall, Rose Innovation Hub.
  • 7pm Awesome Kingston Pitch Party @ SanTur Brewery: Someone will win $1,000 to make Kingston more awesome! Who will it be? SanTur Brewery.
  • 7:30pm Cure Cancer Classic: Commerce vs. Engineering Hockey Rivalry: The holidays may be over, but the most wonderful time of the year is just beginning. Tickets are $12 (all proceeds to Canadian Cancer Society). Oh by the way, the game will be BROADCAST ON LIVE TV and BEER IS AVAILABLE for purchase at the arena (for those 19+). Leon’s Centre.
  • 9pm EngWeek BATTLE OF THE BANDS (19+): Wanna see Kanye, Kendrick, and Chance the Rapper? Well, we don’t have that kind of budget… but you can see the best local bands for only 5$! Who needs Taylor Swift or Justice beaver when you can have a pitcher of turbo and a solid night of live music. Clark Hall Pub.

Friday, Jan. 18

Saturday, Jan. 19th

  • 10am HTML & CSS For Beginners: Build a One-Page Website from Scratch: If you are looking to get your feet wet when it comes to programming, then this is the workshop for you. Tett Centre.
  • 12pm-2pm FREE Women’s Self-Defence Seminar: Everyone has their own reason for learning self-defence. Learn from a qualified instructor everything you’ll need to feel safe and in control wherever you go. Queen’s ARC combatives room 2.
  • 12:30pm Queen’s Cardiovascular Conference: Learn from speakers from the cardiology field, a suturing workshop, cadaver workshop, a tour of the anatomy museum and a networking event. School of Medicine.
  • 1pm Let’s Talk About The UN Sustainable Development Goals: Learn more about gender equality, poverty and education. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Guest speakers include: Shane Roberts (Futurist, United Nations Association in Canada), Hilary Clauson (Aga Khan Foundation Canada Development Champion), and Hon. Hugh Segal (political strategist, author, commentator, academic and former senator). BioSci room 1102.
  • 8pm Prison City Rock Invasion (19+): It’s an invasion of the prison city by two rockin’ bands from Ottawa! Iconoclast and Taming Sari roll into Kingston to rock out with local 2-piece Hard Rock band Days of Thieves – $5 at the door. The Mansion.

Sunday, Jan. 20th

  • 2pm Kingston Jazz Society concert: Go deep inside the music of American jazz drummer, percussionist, and composer, Paul Motian, with Kingston’s most inventive and skilled jazz ensemble. Tickets are FREE with student ID, or $20. Chalmers United Church.

P.S. We started with 10… but then took another look at the Calendar & added more!