Archive of CUPARUC Events





I am in the process of separating out the 'Events' from the News archives. As I work though this, items will be moved from the 'News Archives' page to this page. If you do not find what you are looking for here, please consult the 'News Archives' page.

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2015 Events

CUPA Luncheon 2014

Annual Christmas Luncheon - December 10
Our annual Christmas Luncheon on December 10 in the Salon O’Brien & Lounge within the Loyola Jesuit Hall and Conference Centre went very well. The rest of the photos from that event will be posted soon.

 

2014 Events

CUPA Luncheon 2014

Annual Christmas Luncheon - December 9
Our Annual Christmas Luncheon was a great success, with a greater attendance than last year. The facilities at Loyola were great and the food was excellent. You are invited to check out these [Photos from the Luncheon]

 

2013 Events

CUPA Luncheon 2013 The annual Christmas luncheon was held on Thursday, December 12, for the first time on the Loyola campus. The facilities were wonderful and everyone had a great time. Our thanks, once again, to our social director, Wendy Hedrich (whedrich@bell.net), who spearheaded the organization of the event. Check out these photos from the event.

 

2012 Events

CUPA Luncheon 2012 The annual Christmas luncheon was held on Tuesday, December 4 and was well-attended. All had great fellowship and had a great time. Our thanks to our social director, Wendy Hedrich (whedrich@bell.net), who spearheaded the organization of the event. Check out these photos from the event.

 

2011 Events

CUPA Luncheon 2011 The Annual Christmas Luncheon was held on December 7 at the Faculty Club. Members gathered to meet old friends, to socialize, to enjoy a great meal together, to sing some Christmas songs and to rock to the country & western rhythms of our very own Concordia Buckaroos. See the Pictures from the luncheon, kindly provided by Doreen Hutton, as well as a sample track from the Buckaroos.

 

 

Dawson Theatre: The Merchant of Venice, November 16
On 16 November. a small but congenial band of CUPARUC members met at Avesta, a Turkish restaurant near the Forum, for what was for some of us an esoteric (but for all of us a very enjoyable) supper before walking to the Dawson Theatre to see a solid performance of The Merchant of Venice given by the graduating class of the College's theatre students. We joined the cast afterwards in joyous celebration of their work.
We're hoping to see a good crowd at the Centaur next semester (Wednesday,21 March, matimee) for The Game of Love and Chance, an English version of Marivaux's witty comedy Le Jeu de l'Ámour et du Hasard.
Geoffrey Adams

 

Pointe-à-Callères Museum: Wine for the Gauls, October 13
A good crowd (17) showed up for lunch in the Museum's elegant restaurant overlooking the Old Port. Afterwards, we joined our tour guide Philippe,full of enthusiasm and good humour, for a guided tour of the exhibit, which traces the history of viniculture from ancient Persia through Egypt,Greece ahd Rome to Gaul, viewing a fascinating array of artifacts illustrating the various methods of preparing. refining, storing and shipping white and red wines.
Geoffrey Adams

 

 

St. Henri Historial Walk: September 21
A dozen of us gathered in the early aftenoon to meet our guide, Robert Forand, at the Place St-Henri metro station What followed, under a blazing early autumn sun, was a leisurely stroll through what was once an industrial district, with row-houses of different style for the rich and for the working class. St-Henri has an abundance of small parks;we paused in two of them. out of the way of traffic rush. The house where the tówn's mayor once lived and Gabrielle Roy's one-time dwelling were special points of interest, as was the Art Deco style of the fire-station where the local historical society has rich archives. After more than two hours, we still had much to cover. Perhaps for another time?
Geoffrey Adams

 

2010 Events

CUPA Luncheon 2010 The Annual Christmas Luncheon was held on December 8 at the Faculty Club. Members gathered to meet old friends, to socialize, to enjoy a great meal together and to sing some Christmas songs. See the Pictures from the luncheon, kindly provided by Shirley Robinson.

 

 

A Night on the Town
On 16 November, more than twenty of us- a welcme mix of familiar faces and new retirees- met for an early supper Au Petit Extra on Ontario St. near Papineau before heading to the Lion d'Or cabaret next door. A long table had been reserved for us at the back of the restaurant, allowing us to chat back and forth through the surrounding buzz aa the room filled up. The chalkboard menu was inviting anf the food delicious, pleasantly washed down with a respectable house wine.
At 7:30, we moved next door to a series of reserved tables near the stage at the Lion d'Or where the popular chanteuse Danielle Oddéra gave us a passionate rendering of Jacques Brel songs, accompanied on piano by Jean Marchand (who was also in great voice). Altogether, a delightful night on the town!
-Geoffrey Adams

 

Wikipedia Commons

Easter Island Exhibit at the Pointe-à-callières Museum
On October 20, a pleasant early autumn day, a dozen CUPARUC members and family met for lunch in the attractive restaurant at the Musée Pointe-à- Callière Others joined us later to tour the Museum's current exhibit, devoted to Easter Island. Our guide, obviously enthusiastic about the show, led us past a rare and remarkable collection of artefacts,explaining how the pieces on display have helped scholars to demystify much of the political, economic and religious evolution of this remote and isolated island in the mid-Pacific. An altogether enjoyable as well as enlightening afternoon!
-Geoffrey Adams

 

2009 Events

CUPA Luncheon 2009 The Annual Christmas Luncheon was held on December 9 at the Faculty Club. Despite the raging snowstorm, there were quite a number of people in attendance. See the Pictures from the luncheon, kindly provided by Shirley Robinson.

 

Craft Guild Event 2009 On November 18, 2009 there was a CUPA organized visit to the Canadian Guild of Crafts, followed by a luncheon. It is described in this flyer (Pdf). For more information about the Canadian Guild of Crafts, check out their website: http://www.canadianguild.com.

 

Musuem Event On June 3, 2009, Maïr Verthuy organized a Lunch and a Museum Outingto the museum in Ville Saint-Laurent. It is described in this flyer (Pdf).

 

Sugaring off 2009

Check out photos from the Sugaring Off outing, held in the Spring of 2009.

 

2008 Events

Peter singing at Xmas 2008

See Pictures from the Christmas Luncheon, held on December 12, 2008. Catch Peter's entertaining song, as well.

 

 

A Sugaring Off event was held on April 3, 2008. See the Announcements: [English] [French]. If anyone has any photos from this event, I will gladly post them. A short written memoire of the event is also welcome.

 

2007 Events

Sugaring Off 2007

See photos taken at the CABANE À SUCRE on April 12, 2007

 

Day at the Races

CUPA Day at the Races: See the original announcements: [English] [French].
Does anyone have any photos or write-ups to add to this event?

 

2006 Events

Doreen and John at Xmas 2006

See Pictures from the 2006 Christmas Luncheon.

 

Day at the Races

CUPA Day at the Races: See the original announcements: [English] [French].
Does anyone have any photos or write-ups to add to this event?

 

2005 Events

Group at Xmas 2005"

See Pictures from the 2005 Christmas Luncheon.

 

Day at the Races

CUPA Day at the Races: See the original announcements: [English] [French].
Does anyone have any photos or write-ups to add to this event?

 


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