Event Roundup: October 11th – 17th

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Welcome back, everyone! With Thanksgiving over, you’re undoubtedly stuffed with turkey and pie and other seasonal staples, but don’t fill up on leftovers just yet! There are some tasty treats in store for you during this week’s events on (and off) campus.


  • SASE Career Fair: October 12th, 12:00 – 2:00pm, G. Forbes Athletics Centre. The annual SASE Career Fair will be held this Thursday; any students within the faculty who wish to seek out potential job opportunities are encouraged to attend this event.


(Photo courtesy of Minji Kim)


  • Oktober Fest: October 13th, 11:00am – 4:00pm, UNBSJ Quad. Join the SRC this Friday for their Oktober Fest celebration; attendees will be provided with hamburgers, sausages, hotdogs, pop, and Goji’s Frozen Yogurt.
    • Admission: $5.00



Clubs & Societies:

  • African Caribbean Society Meet & Greet: October 13th, 6:00 – 8:00pm, Whitebone Lounge. All students interested in joining the African Caribbean Society are invited to attend the group’s official meet & greet event this Friday night.



Community Events:


  • Friday Night Comedy: October 13th, 7:30 – 10:30pm, CLUB Rewind. Instead of watching scary movies, why not spend your Friday the 13th laughing until it hurts with nine local comedians at CLUB Rewind? Featuring UNBSJ’s very own Mandy-Lynn Donovan, it’s bound to be a great show!
    • Admission: $10.00



  • Create Over Cocktails painting session: October 15th, 7:00 – 9:00pm, Saint John Ale House. Do you love to paint? Are you passionate about art, but not great at it, and you want to improve? Then this might be the event for you! Join Create Over Cocktails this weekend at the Saint John Ale House for their paint & sip event, “A Whiter Shade of Pale”, where they will be instructing you on how to recreate the image below.
    • Admission: $41.00
    • Additional information: Attendees must be 19+ (i.e. of legal drinking age)


(Image courtesy of Corinne Monique)


  • The Glass Menagerie: October 17th – 21st, 7:30pm, BMO Studio Theatre. For all students passionate about theatre, or just the arts in general, the Saint John Theatre Company will be performing The Glass Menagerie. Tickets are available for pre-show purchase or at the door the night of.
    • Admission: $15.00 for students, $27.50 for general audiences.
(Photo courtesy of Lise Driscoll)



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. Graphics and/or posters are encouraged.      

Emily is in her fourth year of Political Science. She loves studying and academics which follows into her research work. She's a stern black coffee drinker and is a proud Acadienne. When she's not working or doing school work, you can find Emily listening to 70s music on vinyl and watching Parks and Recreation. If you ask her about parliamentary institutions, she won't stop talking.