Event Roundup – September 25 to October 2

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With October just around the corner, everyone undoubtedly has countless due dates coming up, impending midterms, and presentations to worry about. So what’s the natural thing for all university students to do? Procrastinate! Here’s a list of all of the events happening at UNBSJ (and in the Greater Saint John Area) this week to distract yourself from your massive workload.

Lorenzo Society:

  • Live Reading & Presentation of The Outside Circle: September 26th, 7:00pm, Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Author Patti Laboucane-Bensen and illustrator Kelly Mellings will be giving a live reading & presentation of their graphic novel, The Outside Circle, as part of the Lorenzo Reading Series. A Q&A will follow and light refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome to attend.
    • Admission: FREE
(Photo courtesy of House of Anansi Press)
  • Saint John String Quartet Performance: September 28th, 12:30pm – 1:20pm, Whitebone Lounge. Bring your lunch along to the first Munch n’ Music event of the semester and enjoy listening to the Saint John String Quartet! They will be performing Hetu Spring Quartet no. 2 & Willan Introduction & Allegro.
    • Admission: FREE
    • Additional information: This event is open to the general public.

 

 

 

Sports:

  • Seawolves Soccer:
    • Women’s Game: September 27th, 6:00pm, Canada Games Stadium. The UNB Saint John Seawolves will be taking on the Crandall University Chargers at home.
      • Admission: Adults/Seniors = $5.00, Children/Students = FREE
    • Men’s Game: September 27th, 8:00pm, Canada Games Stadium. The UNB Saint John Seawolves will be taking on the Crandall University Chargers at home.
      • Admission: Adults/Seniors = $5.00, Children/Students = FREE

 

Clubs & Societies:

  • Multicultural Society Meet & Greet: September 29th, 6:00 – 8:00pm, Whitebone Lounge. Come and meet your UNBSJ Multicultural Society and enjoy food, music, and games!

 

General Interest:

  • Fog Lit Festival: September 27th – October 1st, various times & locations. Come join various Canadian authors for the fifth annual Fog Lit Festival! Hosted in the Greater Saint John Area, its primary events include: Novel Tea; Words & Wine; Authors, Ale & Acoustics; Books & Brunch; Poetry Slam; Kid Lit, and much more! Workshops hosted by authors will be happening throughout the week, and book lovers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to attend.
    • Admission: all events are FREE

 

For event coverage and photos, be sure to check back periodically throughout the week.

If you know of any other events happening this week, or of events happening in the future, e-mail copy@thebaron.ca to have it published as part of the Event Roundup! Event graphics/posters are encouraged.