CFRC Local Events Listings Nov 10th-21st 2023
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- On November 15th, come and pet Oscar, our fluffy golden retriever St. John's Ambulance Therapy Dog and meet his handler John. Drop-in at any point during the hour! Oscar will be at Mitchell Hall every Wednesday at noon by the Student Wellness Services office on the main floor.
- On November 15th, , Student Wellness Services is excited to announce a combined Flu Shot and COVID-19 Booster Clinic for all staff and faculty members at Queen's University. The clinic will operate on a walk-in basis only. No appointments necessary. All vaccines are free of charge and completely voluntary. Located at Mitchell Hall Student Health and Wellness Services, from 9:30am-1pm and 1:30pm-4pm.
- Also on November 22nd, is the Centre for the Study of Democracy and Diversity Presents the Contemporary Antisemitism Lecture Series Featuring Dr. Jeffrey Kopstein | Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Jewish Studies at the University of California, Irvine "Anti Semitism on Campus: Survey Evidence from the University of California" This lecture series is generously supported by the Azrieli Foundation. For more information about this lecture, visit the CSDD website at: https://www.queensu.ca/csdd/antisemitism-campus-survey-evidence-university-california-jeffrey-kopstein. This event is free and located in the KIN building , room 210, from 6:30-8pm.
- On November 23rd, there is an Indigenous identity sharing circle. Only available to Indigenous students. Do you feel that you don't look Indigenous enough? Maybe you are unsure about how to identify yourself or feel you don't fit in because you don't know enough about your Indigenous identity? Please know that you are not alone! Come together for a sharing circle facilitated by Amber and Lisa, to discuss these feelings in a safe space. Registration required, email firstname.lastname@example.org. In-person, every other Thursday starting September 28th. Located at the Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre, from 4-5:30pm.
- Also on November 23rd, is the 1st year getting through together meeting. For any student in first year at Queen's seeking connection and support during the complex transition period to university life. You could benefit from this group if you are feeling overwhelmed and anxious with managing it all. Come and try a group - drop in. In this group you will: Have the opportunity to connect with other first year students experiencing the same struggles and figure this out together, Learn some coping strategies from a psychotherapist, Have the opportunity to talk in a confidential group setting about whatever is on your mind at the time. Register at queensu.ca. Located at the Ban Righ Centre, from 3-4:30pm.
- On November 24th, Join us for an intimate evening of art, inspiration, and courage as we celebrate the remarkable legacy of Serina Timperio. Serina's journey through the chaos of a brain cancer diagnosis is a testament to her unyielding spirit and unwavering passion for art. Through the lens of her extraordinary life, this event sheds light on the intersection of creativity, resilience, and the human spirit. Let her story inspire you to embrace creativity and find resilience within yourself. Located at the Isabel Bader Centre, from 3-4:30pm.
- Also on November 24th, Jonathan Malloy is a professor of Canadian parliamentary democracy at Carleton University. Prof. Malloy will speak on his new book, The Paradox of Parliament, which argues that Parliament labors under two different "logics" of its purpose and primary role: one based on governance and decision-making and one based on representation and voice. Located at Robert Sutherland Hall - Room: 334 , from 12-1:30pm.
- On November 25th, Learn 2 Float is an introductory course designed to build your confidence in an aquatic environment. It will focus on safety, submersion, recovery, and floating. Designed for: International students of all levels looking for a low-cost opportunity to learn swimming fundamentals. Sessions: There are 3x 2-hour sessions offered. You may register for as many as you'd like! Register at Queensu.ca and located at the Queen’s Arc, from 11-1pm.
- On November 26th, is the solidarity swim. Are you a trans, nonbinary, genderqueer, genderfluid, or any other non-cisgender person who wants a safer space to swim and also meet other students and wider trans community members? Join us for Solidarity Swims at the ARC pool - you can even bring a cisgender friend/loved one, from 2:30-4pm. Register at queensu.ca.
- On November 27th, is the Indigenous Good Minds Night. Come and hang out by the fire, watch TV, study, play board games, bead, and take part in structured activities. These activities change bi-weekly, and refreshments will be provided! This group is only available to Indigenous students and is located at the Four Directions Indigenous center, from 4-7:30.
On November 28th, Connect 4 is a group for students who are feeling isolated and like they haven’t found their people at Queen's. Each week we will have an activity to participate in and topics for conversation together. This event will be held Tuesday evenings from 4:00-5:30 pm until November 28th. For the first week, please meet at Faith and Spiritual Life Room 210 (2nd floor) Mitchell Hall. Register at queensu.ca.