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February 11, 2019
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Events: Feb 11 to 18

This week, we have meet-and-greets with speakers and animals alike. Plus, check out some cool events just in time for Valentine’s Day!

UBC Connects for Students with Michael Pollan

Why you should go

Complimentary cookies and coffee—and a conversation about psychedelics.


Take the special opportunity to connect intimately and interactively with UBC Connects speaker Michael Pollan on topics exploring the intersection of humans and nature. Later, join President Santa J. Ono and other esteemed moderators as they continue the conversation with Pollan in a livestream starting at 6:30 pm.

  • When: Mon, Feb 11 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Where: Jack Poole Hall, Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre


SUS Presents: Sew Your Shot

Why you should go

DIY stuffed plushie!


The Science Undergraduate Society invites you to an afternoon of DIY plushies complete with provided fabric, stuffing, and sewing help from experts. There will also be a limited amount of free chocolate, candy bags, and a themed photobooth!

  • When: Mon, Feb 11 | 2:30 – 4:30 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Where: Abdul Ladha Science Student Centre

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Come Together: Against Sexualized Violence

Why you should go

Grab some pizza and pack some condoms in the name of consent education.


In the AMS Sexual Assault Support Centre's inaugural event, everyone is invited to a night of breaking ground on a new culture of consent with educational offerings, discussions, condom-packing, and free pizza. Drop-ins are welcome, but be sure not to miss out—the evening is packed!

  • When: Tue, Feb 12 | 4:30 - 7:00 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Where: The Pit Pub, AMS Student Nest

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AMS Events Presents: Meditation

Why you should go

Free meditation class to treat yourself.


In this hour-long meditation session, learn from the founder of Arkaya, Yogacharini Maitreyi, on how you can clear your mind to live a more productive life. No mats will be needed for this event.

  • When: Wed, Feb 13 | 3:30 - 4:30 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Where: Performance Theatre, AMS Student Nest

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UBC Equestrian Club's Valentine’s Kissing Booth

Why you should go

Get a smooch and take a picture with the cutest donkey.


In this unique event, bring all your friends to take pictures and share your kisses with the cutest little guy.

  • When: Thu, Feb 14 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Where: Outside the AMS Student Nest

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Celebrate Language: 3rd Annual International Mother Language Day

Why you should go

Celebrate the diverse languages of the world!


UNESCO proclaimed International Mother Language Day in 1999 in order to protect and honour international languages. Partake in UBC’s third annual celebration of multilingual presentations, performances, and multicultural festivities from around the world. Food and refreshments will be provided.

  • When: Thu, Feb 14 | 5:00 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Where: Room 120, C.K. Choi Building

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