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Fwd: SFU Events: May 14-20


From: "Veronica Aarstad" <vaa5@sfu.ca>
To: "sfu-faculty-staff" <sfu-faculty-staff@sfu.ca>
Sent: Monday, May 14, 2012 12:50:33 PM
Subject: SFU Events: May 14-20

SFU events, important dates and invitations

The following message is from SFU Public Affairs/Media Relations. Please submit any ideas for consideration to

Mon., May 14
7 p.m.
Gathering Place, #1100-2253 Leigh Square, Port Coquitlam
SFU Philosophers’ Café
Hate speech and the criminal code

Tues., May 15
7 p.m.
Brighouse Public Library, 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond
SFU Philosophers’ Café
The birth of Protestantism
(Café discussions are in Russian)

Tues., May 15

7 p.m.
SFU Vancouver-Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
Islamophobia and Interfaith dialogue: Challenges and Opportunities
A public talk with Daniel Tutt

Wed., May 16
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
SFU Burnaby-Town Square, Cornerstone
16th Annual Plant Sale

Wed., May 16
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
SFU Burnaby-Town Square, Cornerstone
SFU Pocket Farmers Market
Fruit, veggies, bread, jams and more!

Wed., May 16
12-1 p.m.
SFU Vancouver-Harbour Centre, Teck Gallery
Lunch Poems @SFU
With Sandy Shreve and Rob Taylor

Wed., May 16
5:30-6:30 p.m.
SFU Surrey-rm 5360
Information session
SFU’s Diploma in Rehabilitation and Disability Management
Register: http://at.sfu.ca/pNBxiX

Wed., May 16
7-8 p.m.
SFU Surrey-rm 5360
Information session
SFU’s Career Development Practitioner Certificate
Register: http://at.sfu.ca/MAuLFd

Wed., May 16
7-9 p.m.
The Heritage Grill, 447 Columbia St., New Westminster
SFU Philosophers’ Café
The warrior’s honour

Thurs., May 17
11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
SFU Surrey-Central City Plaza and Grand Hall (Mezzanine)
Close to Home Surrey Student Scholarship BBQ Fundraiser
Featuring burgers, hot dogs, silent auction, fun games, live music and more!

Thurs., May 17
12:30-1:30 p.m.
SFU Vancouver-Harbour Centre, rm 1425
Viaducts or Via-don’ts: The future of upper False Creek

Thurs., May 17
6-7:30 p.m.
SFU Vancouver-Harbour Centre, 1520
Information session
SFU’s Urban Design and Sustainable Community Development Certificate
Register: http://at.sfu.ca/EqeAtO

Thurs., May 17
6:30-9 p.m.
SFU Vancouver-Harbour Centre, rm 1900
Photographic Expressions of Asia
A powerpoint presentation featuring Dr. Neville Poy’s Photographic Images
Register: http://at.sfu.ca/NzVpmQ

Thurs., May 17
7 p.m.
SFU Vancouver- Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, Fei & Milton Wong Experimental Theatre
How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare
With SFU’s Paul Budra
Register: http://at.sfu.ca/jDMDyV

Thurs., May 17
7:30 p.m.
Britannia Community Services Centre, 1661 Napier St., Vancouver
SFU Philosophers’ Café
Motherhood and the myth of the superwoman

Fri., May 18
1:10 p.m.
SFU Burnaby-Campus Security/Information area (main entrance of campus)
25th Anniversary Rick Hansen Man in Motion World Tour
Cheer on SFU’s representative/student Angell Lu-Lebel as she completes a leg of the relay.

Fri., May 18
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
West Vancouver Memorial Library, Welsh Hall East, 1950 Marine Dr.
SFU Philosophers’ Café
Cutting corners

Fri., May 18
7-9 p.m.
Unitarian Centre, 949 West 49th Ave., Vancouver
SFU Philosophers’ Café

Sun., May 20
8 p.m.
SFU Vancouver-Goldcorp Centre for the Arts,
Fei & Milton Wong Experimental Theatre
GONG! The Gamelan Festival
Contemporary Music for Javanese and Sundanese Gamelan
Tickets: http://at.sfu.ca/PrDqXr


May 16-17
SFU Vancouver-Harbour Centre, 1410-1430
21st John K Friesen Conference
Innovations in Home Care: A Public Policy Perspective
Register: http://at.sfu.ca/rLFweW

May 18-19
SFU Vancouver-Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, Fei & Milton Wong Experimental Theatre
GONG! The Gamelan Festival
Gamelan Gita Asmara
Tickets: http://at.sfu.ca/jGCDsz

8th Annual SFU Online Auction
Closes Wed., May 23, 4 p.m.
Proceeds benefit the Campus Community Bursary.
To view items and bid: http://www.sfu.ca/campus-activity

PNE/Playland passes for faculty and staff
We from the Orientation Program would like to inform you of an exclusive PNE/Playland promotion available to all faculty and staff members at SFU. This promotion gives you and your family a special discount on all special events held at PNE- including Fright Night, Disney on Ice, and Playland Theme park.

To get the promotional code or for any additional information, please contact Yvonne Liu at kyl24@sfu.ca from your 
SFU email account.

SFU Childcare Society
Weekly Summer Programs for Children ages 6-12 during July and August
See www.sfuchildcare.ca for the Summer Calendar and Availability (under Available spaces)
Registration starts Monday April 16, 2012 at the Childcare Office
Weekly rates are $180 with the exception of July 3-6 and August 6-10 $145. August 20-24 $240 (includes $60 for a two night camping trip for the children enrolled in Voyageurs- 8 to 11 yr olds) Payment (cash or cheque) is required at the time of registration.
Info: kathyh@sfu.ca or 778.782.4569

Audain Gallery, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
Apparitions: a MFA Spring Informal
Until May 19

Teck Gallery, Harbour Centre, Vancouver campus
Curt Lang: Vancouver 1972
Until July 13

SFU Gallery, Burnaby campus
The Winnipeg Alphabestiary
Until July 20

Bill Reid Gallery, 639 Hornby St., Vancouver
That which makes us Haida – the Haida Language
Until Sept. 9

Veronica Aarstad

Office Administrator
Public Affairs and Media Relations
Simon Fraser University
Room 2200 Strand Hall
Phone: 778.782.3210
Email: veronica_aarstad@sfu.ca

Twitter: @vaarstad

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