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INFORMATION RE EVENTS IMPORTANT DATES AND INVITATIONS


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
vaa5@sfu.ca.

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

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)
http://at.sfu.ca/iGuQgU

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
http://at.sfu.ca/Ixwggn

Wed., May 16
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
SFU Burnaby-Town Square, Cornerstone
16th Annual Plant Sale
http://at.sfu.ca/bkILpb

Wed., May 16
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
SFU Burnaby-Town Square, Cornerstone
SFU Pocket Farmers Market
Fruit, veggies, bread, jams and more!
http://at.sfu.ca/WuJGhO

Wed., May 16
12-1 p.m.
SFU Vancouver-Harbour Centre, Teck Gallery
Lunch Poems @SFU
With Sandy Shreve and Rob Taylor
http://at.sfu.ca/WdLeXm

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
http://at.sfu.ca/nAnoOh

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!
http://at.sfu.ca/KuBVZq

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
http://at.sfu.ca/HSCPJd

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
http://at.sfu.ca/xZEIBW

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.
http://at.sfu.ca/ELLZtX

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
http://at.sfu.ca/dUxuWj

Fri., May 18
7-9 p.m.
Unitarian Centre, 949 West 49th Ave., Vancouver
SFU Philosophers’ Café
Death
http://at.sfu.ca/rFfjsj

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


CONTINUING EVENTS

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
http://sfuwoodwards.ca/index.php/audain

Teck Gallery, Harbour Centre, Vancouver campus
Curt Lang: Vancouver 1972
Until July 13
www.sfu.ca/gallery


SFU Gallery, Burnaby campus
The Winnipeg Alphabestiary
Until July 20
www.sfu.ca/gallery

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


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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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