Engage Memorial 2014

Celebrate with us during Engage Memorial, a week of events showcasing public engagement.

Engage Memorial Week is February 10th-15th, 2014!

Public engagement has always been a key element of Memorial's role in the life of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Join us as we explore and celebrate the opportunities and benefits of public engagement- with an entire week of events, there's something for everyone!

Click on the event title for more information and to register/RSVP (if necessary) All events are free of charge.

Want to keep a schedule close at hand? Here's a printable versionof the entire week's events.

***February is a great month for public engagement, but also pretty good for snow, so if in doubt about whether one of the below events will go ahead, please check here. In the event of a cancellelation, we'll also post any details you might need to know on our home page.




   Monday, February 10th

Free Aquazumba Class, Noon- 1:00 pm, Grenfell Pool, Corner Brook

***CANCELLED Your Healthcare System and You: Patient Engagement in the Newfoundland & Labrador Context,7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Arts and Culture Centre, St. John's (No RSVP needed) CANCELLED***

Research Gong Show, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, AS 2026, Grenfell Campus, Corner Brook

Tuesday, February 11th

C2C @ Mun,9:00 am - 2:00 pm, McCann Centre, Education Building, St. John's Campus (Several sessions are open to invited k-12 students only. Public, open session is from 11:30-12:30)


Healing Art Project, 7:00 pm, Main Entrance, Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook


Wellness Day/Open House,10:00 am - 3:00 pm, The Works, Field House, St. John's Campus

Free Recreational Swim, Noon - 1:00 pm, Grenfell Pool, Corner Brook

Open Access Publishing: Global Reach for your Research, Noon - 1:00 pm, Grenfell Campus, Fine Arts Building, Room FA224, Corner Brook

Building Field Education Partnerships with Community-Based Agencies,1:30 pm - 4:00 pm, Tiffany Court, School of Social Work (this is a closed event)

Words in Edgewise: Engage Memorial Edition,8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Eastern Edge Gallery, 72 Harbour Drive, St. John's

Wednesday, February 12

Engage Memorial Fest, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Arts and Culture Centre Atrium, St. John's (RSVP requested)


Free Recreational Swim, Noon - 1:00 pm, Grenfell Pool, Corner Brook

What is Public Engagement? Let's Talk, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, FC 2001, Forest Centre, Grenfell Campus

Closing Reception for Dame Mailarta's Portrait Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm, Grenfell Campus Art Gallery, Corner Brook

Latin Soul, Guitar Concert,7:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Boogaloo Musical Instruments, 572 Water St, St. John's

Dirt! The Movie,7:00 pm, FC 2014, Forest Centre, Grenfell Campus

Thursday, February 13th

Sustainable Tourism in a Green Economy Conference, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Marble Mountain Resort, Steady Brook (Registration required)


Engaging Ideas: Transporting Research to Practice,8:00 am - 10:00 am, BN 4000, Business Building, St. John's Campus

Free Recreational Swim, Noon - 1:00 pm, Grenfell Pool, Corner Brook

Integrating Experiential Learning into your Courses,12:30 pm - 1:30 pm, Beatrice Watts Board Room, Bruneau Centre, St. John's Campus, and live teleconference (RSVP requested)

WestRock Community Centre Mural Unveiling, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm, WestRock Community Centre, 9 Vine Place, Corner Brook

MUN and Northwest River, Sitting in a Tree,4:00 pm - 7:30 pm, Labrador Institute, Northwest River, Research Facility, and streaming live, online

Speaking of Engineering: Women in Engineering, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm, EN 2006, St. John's Campus

GSU Trivia Night: Winterfest Edition, 8:00 pm, Bitters Pub, St, John's Campus

Friday, February 14th

***This event is postponed due to impending weather***We Love Our Public Partners, Celebration and Interactive Event, Noon - 2:00, Arts and Science Extension Atrium, Grenfell Campus


Public Engagement Speed Dating,1:00 - 3:00, The Breezeway Pub, St. John's Campus

Engage Memorial Wrap-up, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm, Bitters Pub, St. John's Campus

Saturday, February 15th

Food for Thought: Engagement Fair at Coleman's, 1:00pm - 4:00pm, Coleman's Store (the Gardens), Corner Brook