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Water Wars
November 19, 2018
2 mins read

Events: Nov 19 to 25

This week, make some art and enjoy a glass of wine at Pastels and Pinot. Plus, compete in Water Wars, attend the MOA Food and Culture Festival, and more!

MOA Food and Culture Festival

Why you should go

There’s lots of goodies included in the entrance fee, including a henna tattoo, a samosa, and chai!


Remedy the Monday blues with a warm chai, cookies, and other goodies at this mini festival. All proceeds from this event go to the UBC Community United Way Campaign. Plus, get started with your holiday shopping at the Holiday Season Art Market happening at the Museum Shop!

  • When: Mon, Nov 19 | 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

  • Price: $10

  • Where: Museum of Anthropology

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Sauder Bake Sale

Why you should go

There’s nothing better than a homemade baked good.


Stop by Sauder on Tuesday for some delicious baked goods in support of the UBC United Way campaign. It’s just like the old proverb says: the coziest remedy to a cold day is a homemade pastry!

  • When: Tue, Nov 20 | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

  • Price: Various

  • Where: Sauder CPA Hall

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Food Insecurity through Indigenous Perspectives

Why you should go

Learn about some of the core aspects that influence food security/insecurity through an Indigenous lens.


This webinar first features Karen Fediuk and Suzanne Johnson, who will provide a review on some of the relevant food security and nutrition research undertaken with First Nations Peoples. Then, Melanie Kurrien will open the dialogue by providing the latest research on household food insecurity (HFI), discussing how HFI is framed in Canada, and looking at how the current discourse on HFI may or may not apply to the Indigenous context. More info.

  • When: Tue, Nov 20 | 10:00 - 11:30 am

  • Price: Free

  • Where: Online webinar

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AMS Events Presents: Pastels & Pinot

Why you should go

Be the Bob Ross you were born to be.


You may not be a Visual Art major, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have talent for painting within you. Let it out at this event where you can paint a personal canvas and drink wine from the 19+ bar!

  • When: Tue, Nov 20 | 7:00 - 9:30 pm

  • Price: $5

  • Where: Gallery, 4th floor, AMS Nest

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UBC REC: Water Wars

Why you should go

This intramural is like the TV show Wipeout—but at UBC.


Gather a team before registration closes on Nov 19 for this aquatic competition. You’ll compete with your teammates in a series of challenges in pursuit of maritime glory. TBH this video explains it better. More info.

  • When: Thu, Nov 22 | 6:00 - 11:00 pm

  • Price: $120 per team

  • Where: UBC Aquatic Centre

Register your team