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(November 16, 2000, Gazette)

Thursday, Nov. 16
Film society
Saving Grace (UK 2000 - 92 mins,) Directed by Nigel Cole. Starring Brenda Blethyn et al. Compulsory viewing for all free-thinking supporters of legal pot. Watch stoned Brits! All films run in Empire Studio 12, Avalon Mall, Thursday night at 7 p.m. For more information, see

Concert Series — Debut Plus presents the Montreal Lyric Opera and Jeunesse Musicales of Canada present The Daughter of the Regiment at the D.F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, at 8 p.m.

Discussion — The African and Canadian Association, in collaboration with the Multicultural Women’s Organization, invite you to an evening with Citizenship and Immigration Canada to discuss issues related to refugee sponsorship and family reunification. This takes place from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the main auditorium of the medical school, Health Sciences Centre. Free admission and parking in Lot 9.

Saturday Nov. 18
Volleyball — Men’s volleyball starts at 6 p.m. in the MUN gym, featuring MUN vs the Université de Moncton. At 8 p.m. women’s volleyball starts, featuring MUN against Dalhousie.

Sunday Nov. 19
— At 12 p.m. it’s men’s volleyball in the MUN gym, featuring MUN vs the Université de Moncton. At 2 p.m. in women’s volleyball it’s MUN against Dalhousie.

Saturday Nov. 25
— Basketball continues at the MUN gym with the Seahawk’s men’s team playing Acadia, starting at 8 p.m. At 6 p.m. The Memorial Sea-Hawks Women’s Basketball team plays Acadia.

Sunday Nov. 26
— Women’s basketball is at 2 p.m. in the MUN gym today featuring MUN against Acadia. At 4 p.m. men’s basketball features MUN against Acadia.

Tuesday Nov. 28
— The St. John’s Public Lecture Series in Philosophy, presented by Memorial’s Philosophy Department, features a presentation by Jennifer Dyer, Old Art and New Painting: Art History and Newfoundland Baroque. The lecture starts at 8:30 p.m. in the Darkroom Urban Lounge, 340 Duckworth St. To view the live Web cast of the lecture go to the Public Lecture Website at

Thursday Nov. 30
— The Newfoundland Historical Society presents a free public lecture by Dr. David Facey-Crowther titled The World War One Diaries of Owen Steele. The lecture starts at 8 p.m. at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute, Ridge Road. Everyone welcome, free parking and refreshments to follow.


MUN Judo
invites students and all members of the university community to try the sport of judo. Beginners receive a discount on fees. Training is on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. in room G-2001 in the Phys. Ed. building. We also have a great children’s program. All are welcome.

MUN Aikikai, Memorial’s Aikido Club, meets Tuesdays and Fridays from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday’s from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. in the Combat Room of the Phys Ed Building, G-2001. Beginners welcome at any time. For more information, visit the Web site at or phone 737-8506.

Breathe, a video installation by lori clarke, is on display in the foyer of the medical School, Health Sciences Centre, until November 23.

Every Sunday is family fun day at the Botanical Garden. Nature hikes, puppet shows, face painting, arts and crafts, and garden tours are just some of the activities offered each week. Look for hidden creatures on the Discovery Trail. A different theme each week. Call 737-8590 for more information. The garden is open every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Nov. 30.

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