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April 9, 2018
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Events: Apr 9 to 15

Witness the opening of the UBC Indian Residential School History & Dialogue Centre, drop in for a Bike Kitchen night, attend a fashion show, and more. And best of luck with the start of exams!

UBC Indian Residential School History & Dialogue Centre

Why you should go

Come get a first look at this centre, which will be a place for students, alumni, survivors of Indian Residential Schools, and the public to meet in focused discussions about the uses of history and other collaborative projects.

DETAILS

President Santa Ono invites you to attend a ceremony to witness the official opening of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre and a Statement of Apology for UBC’s involvement in the system that supported the operation of the Indian Residential Schools.

  • When: Mon, Apr 9 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

  • Price: Free

  • Where: Koerner Plaza

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Purple & Yellow Volunteer Night @ The Bike Kitchen

Why you should go

Get some free pizza and learn from experienced Bike Kitchen mechanics.

DETAILS

It doesn't matter if you're a pro bike mechanic, or if you've never worked on a bike before—this is a great place to try out mechanics and learn. Drop in for a few hours and you might just learn something, and meet some great people.

  • When: Tues, Apr 10 | 6:00 - 9:30 pm

  • Price: Free

  • Where: The Bike Kitchen (trailer between Brock Hall and IKBLC)

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UBC iSchool & the Arts Co-op Program’s Annual Experiential Learning Day

Why you should go

This year’s theme is Design thinking: your life, your career and features a keynote speaker, a student panel, and poster presentations from students.

DETAILS

This annual event recognizes the valuable work done by students in experiential programs. It is open to everyone and will highlight ways young professionals can use design thinking to improve both their personal and professional lives. More info.

  • When: Wed, Apr 11 | 3:00 - 7:00 pm

  • Price: Free

  • Where: Thea’s Lounge, Graduate Student Centre

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Explore the Chung Collection Exhibit - Drop-in Tour

Why you should go

This collection contains more than 25,000 rare and unique documents, books, maps, paintings, and other artifacts.

DETAILS

This permanent collection is available for browsing whenever Rare Books and Special Collections is open, and they have tours every Thursday. Drop by for a glimpse at one of the most exceptional and extensive collections of its kind in North America.

  • When: Thurs, Apr 12 | 10:00 - 11:00 am

  • Price: Free

  • Where: Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Rare Books and Special Collections, 1st floor

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Salish Weaving Fashion Show

Why you should go

The Fabric of Our Land exhibition is closing this week in style.

DETAILS

Discover the stunning contemporary Salish weavings up close and in action in this community fashion show. Weavers will walk down the catwalk in MOA’s iconic Great Hall, modelling their fabulous works. Plus, this is your last chance to check out this popular and innovative MOA exhibition.

  • When: Sun, Apr 15 | 1:00 - 3:00 pm

  • Price: Free

  • Where: Museum of Anthropology

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