News & Events in the Canadian Community

While not veteran-related, this newsletter comes from a Canadian-focused organization in the Bay Area and some of the events may be things of interest to our membership.


Last week for early bird pricing on Canadian Thanksgiving tickets + hockey and more great events around the Bay Area.
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Featured Event

Early bird pricing ends this Saturday!
October 7: Canadian Family Thanksgiving

Hosted By: Digital Moose Lounge in partnership with UC Berkeley Canadian Studies

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Nothing says fall like a good Thanksgiving dinner. This year, give thanks for a wonderful community of Canadians by celebrating with us at Alumni House on the UC Berkeley campus.

Enjoy turkey, potatoes, cranberry sauce and all your favourite side dishes, a host bar of Canadian beverages (alcoholic and non) and desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Fun for the whole family!

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Special guest Rana Sarkar, newly appointed Consul General for the region, will be in attendance to meet the community.

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$64 Adults | $32 Children
Early bird rate available until September 30.

SFUUWMcGillMcMasterCalgary, and Carleton Alumni get a 10% discount on all tickets. Contact us or your alumni association for more details.

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Sat. October 7  |  5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Alumni House, UC Berkeley
1 Alumni House
Berkeley

More information and tickets >>

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Thank you to our event partners

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The Digital Moose Lounge is seeking a new part-time Executive Director / Prime Moose to lead our organization into its next chapter. If you’ve ever wanted a job title with “Moose” in it, this is your chance!

This role is a great fit for someone who can creatively and successfully find partnerships and funding, run large events, and make connections with people and organizations of all types.

We are open to candidates from a wide range of professional backgrounds and are accepting applicants on an ongoing basis.

Please help us spread the word about this cool job!

Check out the role profile here >>

Upcoming Events

September 28: Liberalism, War, and the Invention of National Security

Hosted By: UC Berkeley Canadian Studies and the IIS Foreign Policy Series

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Andrew Preston teaches American history at Cambridge University, where he is a fellow of Clare College and the editor of The Historical Journal. He is the author of The War Council: McGeorge Bundy, the NSC, and Vietnam (2006) and Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: Religion in American War and Diplomacy (2012), which won the Charles Taylor Prize. Preston is currently editing the second volume of the forthcoming Cambridge History of the Vietnam War and writing a history of the idea of national security in the United States.

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Free. No ticket or RSVP required.

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Thurs. September 28  |  5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Moses Hall
223 Moses Hall, UC Berkeley Campus
Berkeley

More information >>

October 4: Canadian Studies Monthly Lunchtime Colloquium

Hosted By: UC Berkeley Canadian Studies

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Newly-appointed Consul General of Canada in San Francisco Rana Sarkar will speak on NAFTA and trade issues.

Consul General Sarkar will be joined by Canadian Studies Director Irene Bloemraad, who will speak on immigration issues.

Buffet Lunch at 12 noon, followed by talks beginning at approximately 12:20.

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Free. No ticket or RSVP required.

Wed. October 4  |  12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Moses Hall
223 Moses Hall, UC Berkeley Campus
Berkeley

More information >>

October 5: Royal Canadian Legion Monthly Meeting

Hosted By: Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 25

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Branch 25 meets at noon on the first Thursday each month, and welcomes new members and guest interested in veterans’ issues and supporting veterans.

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Thurs. October 5  |  12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Englander Sports Pub & Restaurant
101 Parrott St
San Leandro

More information >>

October 6-7: Porcupine Lake at the Mill Valley Film Festival

Hosted By: The Mill Valley Film Festival

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As part of its World Cinema programming, the Mill Valley Film Festival presents the US PREMIERE of Canadian film Porcupine Lake.

The latest feature film by the DIY Queen of Canadian filmmaking, Porcupine Lake brings wide-eyed, 13-year-old city dweller Bea to a small rural town where she meets brash, long-haired tomboy Kate. As Bea becomes enamored with all things Kate, the world opens up before her. But all summers must end.

Director Ingrid Veninger and to-be-announced talent in attendance at both screenings.

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Tickets $15 general admission.

Fri. October 6  |  8:45 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
Lark Theater
549 Magnolia Ave
Larkspur

Sat. October 7  |  12:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Smith Rafael Film Center
1118 4th St
San Rafael

More information >> 

Planning to attend? Contact us to find out about a pre-screening casual meet-up for some films.

October 8: 7th Annual Canadian Women’s Club Thanksgiving

Hosted By: Canadian Women’s Club 2.0

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Canadian Women’s Club 2.0 invite you to mix and mingle with old friends and new and celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving with fellow Canadians.

Family and friends are all welcome.

Dinner served at 1 p.m.

Please register by October 1.

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Tickets $48 and include dinner tax, gratuity, and parking. Cash bar.

Sun. October 8  |  12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Presidio Golf and Concordia Club
8 Presidio Terrace
San Francisco

More information >>

October 10-11: Worst Case, We Get Married at the Mill Valley Film Festival

Hosted By: The Mill Valley Film Festival

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As part of its World Cinema programming, the Mill Valley Film Festival presents the US PREMIERE of Canadian film Worst Case, We Get Married (Et au pire, on se mariera).

Montreal’s gritty Central-South neighborhood doesn’t offer much for teenage Aïcha until she meets dreamy Baz, a handsome neighbor twice her age. Worst Case, We Get Married (Et au pire, on se mariera), Léa Pool’s latest film featuring powerful performances from Karine Vanasse and Sophie Nélisse, explores obsession, truth, and fantasy, as it unpacks an all-consuming case of love at first sight.

In French with English subtitles.

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Tickets $15 general admission.

Tues. October 11  |  3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Sat. October 12  |  6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Smith Rafael Film Center
1118 4th St
San Rafael

More information >>

Planning to attend? Contact us to find out about a pre-screening casual meet-up for some films.

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October 17: Montreal Canadiens vs. San Jose Sharks

 

Hosted By: Digital Moose Lounge in partnership with McGill Alumni and Québécois en Californie

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Join us in our own VIP private plaza area before and during the game to mix and mingle with the group.

Ticket price includes the game and plaza experience, a hot buffet dinner and two drink tickets.

Spots are limited, so make sure to get yours early!

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$99 each.

Tues. October 17  |  6:15 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
SAP Center
525 W Santa Clara Street
San Jose

Tickets available via Eventbrite >>

October 18-22: A Brimful of Asha at Stanford

 

Hosted By: Stanford Live

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Culture clash, Canadian-style, comes to life in A Brimful of Asha, a two-person play written by and starring mother and son Asha and Ravi Jain. The story is about a first-generation twentysomething who wants to connect with his Indian heritage—but not necessarily all of it. How will his family handle the conflict? A Brimful of Asha’s warm and complex story has captivated audiences throughout North America.

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Tickets $15-$50.

In residence October 18-22
Bing Concert Hall Studio
327 Lasuen Street
Stanford

More information >>

October 18: U of T Where You Are: 
Getting Clear About Mindfulness & How it Probably Works

 

Hosted By: University of Toronto Alumni Association

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What does it mean to be mindful? Professor Vervaeke’s talk explores mindfulness in today’s society and proposes reformulating the mindfulness construct. Audience members will learn how related attentional processes can contribute to an invididual’s ability to increase insight and self-regulation, and get onself “in the zone.”

Join fellow U of T alumni to investigate how mindfulness can contribute significantly to one’s overall sense of well-being and quality of life.

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Free. Registration kindly requested.

Thurs. October 18  |  6:30p.m.-9:00p.m.
Hotel Vitale, Americano Patio
8 Mission Street
San Francisco

More information >>

October 26: Canadians in Tech Happy Hour

Hosted By: C100

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Canadians in Tech events are monthly meetups for all Canadians visiting or living in the Bay Area to network with one another alongside C100 staff, Charter Members and Partners. All are welcome to this frequent gathering.

Space is limited and RSVP is required.

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Thurs. October 26  |  5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Location to be announced 48 hours before the event
Palo Alto

More information >>

Just 15 tickets left!
October 30: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. San Jose Sharks

Hosted By: Digital Moose Lounge

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Cheer on the Leafs as they take on the Sharks with a group of Canadians and the Digital Moose Lounge. Hailed as “the return of Patrick Marleau” and the only time we’ll see the Leafs in regular season play this year, this game is one not to be missed!

Tickets $52 each. They are located in the Upper Bowl and will be available for pick-up the day of the game at Will Call.

The pre-game meet-up will be at San Pedro Square Market from 5:30pm.

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$52 each.

Mon. October 30  |  7:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
SAP Center
525 W Santa Clara Street
San Jose

Pre-game meet up 5:30-7:00pm
San Pedro Square Market
87 N San Pedro Street
San Jose

Get your tickets via PayPal >>

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