What’s On This Week at Queen’s: Week 4

There are at least 80 events happening in the next 7 days at Queen’s & downtown Kingston! Discover 5 conferences, 13 concerts including BRAD PAISLEY on Saturday night, and a day trip to Winterlude in Ottawa! Stop missing out!

We’re changing things up this week by featuring our top picks under 3 categories: best date ideas, best solo ideas, and best group ideas. If you like the list, spread the word! If you think we missed something from the Calendar that should be included here, let us know in the Comments below! Have a great week, everybody!

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This Week's Best Date Ideas in Kingston

Tango dancing
Tuesday 7:30pm at BLU Martini
Beginner lessons start at 7:30 pm, before the dancing starts at 8pm. No partner is required.

“The Perils of Persephone” play
Thursday, Friday & Saturday 7:30pm at Domino Theatre (near West Campus)
By the author of the hilariously entertaining Wingfield plays, directed by Queen’s alum Sabrina DeSousa. Students $10, public $20.

“Years to the Day” play
Wed., Thurs., Friday & Saturday 7:30pm at Kingston Yacht Club (near BioSci)
These days, we hang on to people and relationships through the impressions we get from their online profiles. Allen Barton explores the collision of these relationships in his dark comedy Years to the Day. Tix $22-$25.

Daffodil Gala in support of Queen’s Cancer Research Training
Friday 6pm at The Isabel
Enjoy a 3-course dinner with live classical music entertainment and dancing, all in support of the Queen’s Transdisciplinary Training Program in Cancer Research.

Saturday 8pm at Rogers K-ROCK Centre
Brad Paisley is a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer who has earned three GRAMMYs, two American Music Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards and 14 Country Music Association Awards. Tickets are $69-$125 each. This concert is open to all ages and is licensed. Buy Tickets online!

Best ways to Treat Yourself this week at Queen's University

Beavertails for Students for Wishes
Tuesday 10am-4pm outside Ontario Hall
Om nom nom nom. Treat yo’self to a Beavertail between classes!

UR Open Mic Night
Wednesday 8pm at The Grizzly Grill
Express yo’self and meet other creative people!

Pani Puri: Celebrate Indian Street Food!
Friday 12:30pm-2:30pm in MacCorry
Om nom nom nom: Friday edition. Great place to stop before Ritual. Crispy chip-like exterior filled with potato stuffing. Each bite will have your mouth bursting with flavour… only $2 a plate!

Queen’s Canadian Leadership Conference
Friday-Saturday on-campus, various venues
Develop your leadership skills and meet new people!

“The Journey to Refuge” Conference @ Queen’s
Saturday 10am-10pm
Discuss issues of refugee crises, resettlement, and integration with other interesting people! Enjoy a banquet dinner and cocktail hour at the Portsmouth Harbour Restaurant to cap off the event.

Model We Day: “Because It’s 2017”
Saturday 8:15am-5:30pm at BioSci Auditorium
Talking about the refugee crisis, First Nations issues, mental health awareness and the effects of climate change with special keynote speaker MARC KIELBURGER! Tix $45

QHacks 2017
Friday 4pm-Sunday 4pm
The only prerequisites for this weekend are a love for tech and drive to learn. *May be sold out, check with organizers.

Yoga Nidra | Sleep Yoga
Sunday 5:30pm-7pm at Samatva Yoga
Treat yo’self to the best kind of nap: a yoga nap. Tix $10. BYO yoga mat.

This Week at Queen's University - Best Ideas for Group Socials

Arts for the End of the World
Monday 7:30pm at The Grad Club (19+)
Come enjoy a night of live music, poetry, Trillers A Cappella & more! Grab a couch or table and enjoy a cold beer with a side of existential thought.

Carr-Harris Cup: RMC vs. Queen’s
Thursday 7:30pm at Rogers K-ROCK Centre
The Carr-Harris Challenge Cup celebrates the longest hockey rivalry in the world on record, between Queen’s and Royal Military College, dating back to 1886! Limited # of FREE student tickets avail. at the ARC front desk! Tix $10

Tricolour Express Bus Trip to Winterlude!
Saturday 9:30am to 8pm
Take a ‘day-cation’ from school work and head to Ottawa on the Tricolour Express to experience Winterlude! Spend the day away from campus with friends and experience skating, shopping, food, and the other great things that Ottawa has to offer. Tickets $25, avail. now from Tricolour Outlet!

Free Lit Magazine’s “Truth or Dare” Issue Release Party
Saturday at The Alibi (19+)

Lost Cousins, Common Deer, Georgia Straits
Saturday 9pm at The Brooklyn (19+)
The boys are back! On-stage with Toronto indie-orchestral darlings Common Deer and local favourites Georgia Straits. Tix $10 avail. at Tricolour Outlet, Brian’s Record Option and The Brooklyn

Father Figures February Funk Festival
Saturday 9pm at The Grad Club (19+)
Best dance party of the weekend, hands-down. Join Father Figures and Falconer and “jazz your jeans?” Come dressed for a festival! Tix $10 at the door.

Canadian University Synchronized Swimming Easterns
Sunday at ARC Swimming Pool
Cheer on Queen’s athletes and watch some top-notch Synchro, for free!