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Full slate of back-to-school events on tap, courtesy the RRC Students’ Association

August 28, 2014

_99A8279Welcome back, all new and returning Red River College students!

As a way to celebrate your first few weeks of classes, and to help you get a feel for your new surroundings, the Red River College Students’ Association has a full slate of back-to-school events planned.

See below for details on welcome events and DisOrientation Week activities. And don’t forget our Aboriginal Student Support & Community Relations team is also hosting a Welcoming Celebration for students, this Thursday at the Notre Dame Campus!

Tuesday, Sept. 2
Maw’s Eatery and Red River College Students’ Association presents…
Back to School BBQ
Free food, drinks and Fanta floats for students
Where: Bijou Park (beside Paterson Global Foods Institute, 504 Main St.
When: 11am – 1:30pm
*Rainout backup at Maw’s Eatery and Beer Hall (291 Bannatyne Ave.)
Feat. Musicians Mark Mills & The Vikings

Back to School BBQ Afterparty
Live music; food and drink specials for students
Where: Maw’s Eatery and Beer Hall (291 Bannatyne Ave.)
When: Doors open at 1:30pm

Wednesday, Sept. 3
MTS and Red River College Students’ Association presents…
Welcome Back BBQ
Free food, drinks and Fanta floats for students
Where: Outdoor courtyard between buildings D,E,F at Notre Dame Campus
When: 11am – 1:30pm
*Rainout backup in The Cave Lounge at NDC
Feat. Musicians Mark Mills & The Vikings

DisOrientation Week 2014 (Sept. 8-12)

Monday, Sept. 8
Magic performance: Wonderist Chris Funk
Where: The Cave Lounge at Notre Dame Campus
When: 12pm – 1pm
Free show for students

Tuesday, Sept. 9
Stand-up comedy: Jordan Wellwood and Dan Glasswick
Where: The Cave Lounge at Notre Dame Campus
When: 12pm – 1pm
Free show for students

Outdoor movie
Where: The outdoor courtyard between buildings D,E,F
When: Sunset (approx. 8pm) until the movie is complete
Free for students; bring some comfy warm clothes and a blanket or chair!
Movie selection TBA

Wednesday, Sept. 10
Stand-up comedy: Jordan Wellwood and Dan Glasswick
Where: Maw’s Eatery and Beer Hall (291 Bannatyne Ave.)
When: 12pm – 1pm
Free show for students, lunch and drink specials for the event!

Thursday, Sept. 11
Minute to Win It!
Giving away $500 cash to students, competing in five different challenges
Where: The Cave Lounge at Notre Dame Campus
When: 12pm – 1pm

DisOrientation Week Kegger
Where: The outdoor courtyard between buildings D,E,F at Notre Dame Campus
When: 3pm – 7pm
Live music and DJ, prizes being handed out to students
Free for students, bring student I.D.

Friday, Sept. 12
College movie marathon
Classic college movies being played all throughout the day, with free popcorn and drinks!
Where: The Cave Lounge
When: 9am – 4pm

DisOrientation Week Wrap Up ‘I’m on a Boat’ Party Cruise!
Where: The M.S. River Rouge
When: Boat loads at 10:30pm at the Alexander Docks (corner of Alexander Ave. and Waterfront Dr.), departs at 11pm sharp and returns at 2am
Food and beverages available on the boat
Limited quantity of tickets available at The Ox (NDC) and The Mercantile (Roblin Centre) for $15