Fall Campus events: Nov. 18 – 22

Don’t miss out – here’s what’s happening around campus this week!

Taking part in activities at Douglas helps you feel like you’re a part of the College community. You might make new friends or even discover a new hobby! Kick off your week with some fun, interesting and entertaining campus events taking place in and around Douglas.

Campus Events this Week:

Monday, Nov. 18

  • Trauma and resiliency informed practice workshop – 2:30 – 5:30pm in room 2201 at the New Westminster Campus. Impacts at Douglas and the DSU are working in partnership with McGill University to address and research sexual violence in university and college campuses. In this workshop, there will be discussions on safety boundaries, trauma, violence and more.

Tuesday, Nov. 19

  • DSU Indigenous Artisan Fair – 10am – 4pm in the New Westminster concourse. Come meet local Indigenous artists, shop their goods – they can be great Christmas gifts! – and watch some artists create their pieces live at the fair. Don’t miss out!

Wednesday, Nov. 20

  • Field school studies info session – 1 – 2pm in room B2340 at the Coquitlam Campus. Learn more about the Greece field school studies for Summer 2020. Think of a field school as an extended field trip. You, your classmates and your instructors spend the first half in class at Douglas. Then, you all fly to one of our partner institutions to spend the next half in class while going on course related excursions.

Thursday, Nov. 21

  • Intramurals: Basketball – 4:30–6pm in the Pinetree Community Centre near the Coquitlam Campus. Intramurals are a great way to stay active, meet new friends, build campus community and try a variety of new sports. All Coquitlam Campus intramurals are offered at the Pinetree Community Centre, next to the campus, in Gym 3. Bring your Student ID card and proof of your current class registration.
  • Learn to brew some “weedy” herbal teas! – 4:30 – 6:30pm in room A2050 at the Coquitlam Campus. Weeds get a bad reputation but they can do more good than you know! Join the Institute of Urban Ecology to warm up with some “weedy” herbal teas and learn more about the wonderful world of weeds and how you can use them to make delicious and nutritious herbal teas. Make your own tea bags to take home!
  • Urban Challenges free public forum: Climate change – 6-8pm in room 2201 at the New Westminster Campus. In the wake of warnings issued by thousands of scientists, countries and cities around the world are declaring a climate emergency. How is Metro Vancouver responding to the crisis? And what challenges do we face? Join Dr. Andreanne Doyon of the SFU School of Resource and Environmental Management and Roger Quan, the Metro Vancouver Director of Air Quality and Climate as they discuss this pressing issue.
  • DSU dog therapy – 11am-1pm in the Coquitlam Campus atrium. Come and relieve your stressful student life by hanging out with some cute therapy dogs! Relax and get some doggy cuddles!
  • DSU dog therapy– 11am-1pm in the New Westminster Campus concourse. Come and relieve your stressful student life by hanging out with some cute therapy dogs! Relax and get some doggy cuddles!
  • DSU student pub night – 9:30pm – 12:30am at The Taphouse in Coquitlam. Come out and celebrate the end of the semester with the DSU! This is the last Student Pub Night of the semester! Event is for students ages 19+. Be sure to bring two pieces of government issued ID. There will also be free appies for Douglas students from 9:30 – 10:30pm.
  • Arts at One – 1pm in the Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre, New Westminster Campus. Enjoy performances from our top students from the Douglas Music Department. Free and open to the public.

Friday, Nov. 22

  • Intramurals: Basketball – 4–6pm in the New Westminster Campus at the New Westminster gymnasium, located on the first floor on the north side. Intramurals are a great way to stay active, meet new friends, build campus community and try a variety of new sports. You will need to sign-in by using the Douglas Students’ App. Download the DS App for free from the Google Play Store or the App Store.

Ongoing Campus Events

  • Collaborative Alchemy – 10am – 7:30pm at the Amelia Douglas Gallery, New Westminster Campus. From Nov. 1 – Dec. 14, enjoy the artistic exhibit by three unique plant-based visual artists, Pierre Leichner, Phyllis Schwartz and Edward Peck, with their collection of 29 pieces of 2D and 3D visual art. Admission is always free.
  • New Westminster Campus Fall fitness classes – Monday–Thursday from 8am–8pm and Fridays from 8am–6pm, at the Fitness Centre in the New Westminster Campus. View the scheduled classes, which range from Power Yoga to Zumba. Come get fit and healthy!
  • Coquitlam Campus Fall fitness classes – Monday–Sunday from 8am–10pm, at the Pinetree Community Centre. View the scheduled classes, which range from Pilates to Belly Dancing. Come get fit and healthy!

Check back often for more fun and entertaining campus events perfect for the Fall season!

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