FIREWORKS
Apr
6
9:50 pm21:50

FIREWORKS

  • McMaster University - Scholars Rd.

Fireworks! In the sky! Above campus!

Shortly before 10 PM on April 6th, we will Light Up the Night with an awesome fireworks display! To celebrate the official end of class for the 2016/2017 academic year, the fireworks will begin just as night classes end, on the last day of class.  Keep your eyes fixed above the center of campus to see the show.

Vision After the Sermon - Potery event in Bridges Café
Apr
6
8:00 pm20:00

Vision After the Sermon - Potery event in Bridges Café

Vision After the Sermon is a poetry show. It explores themes of love, struggle, and redemption. The Show will Host McMster's finest MC's and poets. 

The event is free.  Donations will be accepted at the door.  All funds raised will benefitEmpowerment Squared - a Hamilton not-for-profit organization which hosts after-school academic and recreational programs for newcomers and refugee youth in Hamilton. 

The title - Vision from the Sermon - is derived from painting by French artist Paul Gauguin, completed in 1888. It depicts a scene from the Bible in which Jacob wrestles an angel. It was painted in Pont-Aven, Brittany, France. 

 

 

 

MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
Apr
6
7:00 pm19:00

MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT

  • McMaster University- Scholars Rd.

Light up the Night: Third Annual Year-End Block Party will boast a main stage plus a side stage, with musical performances throughout the grounds. Live music will begin on the main stage at 7pm, with special performances by Jazz Cartier and Fateh. Fateh will take the stage at approximately 8:45pm, while Jazz Cartier will perform thereafter. As with everything happening with #MACBLOCKPARTY, there are no tickets and all students & alumni are welcome.

GAMES NIGHT IN MUSC ATRIUM
Apr
6
6:30 pm18:30

GAMES NIGHT IN MUSC ATRIUM

  • McMaster Univeristy - Student Centre (MUSC)

While carnival games are fun, some of the best times a group can have are while bonding over board games. Featuring everything from Monopoly to Catan, the Student Success Centre and the McMaster Board Games Society will be hosting a games night in the MUSC atrium from 6:30-11 PM. Feel free to drop-in and mingle as you please, and don't hesitate to bring your own games to throw into the mix. Team leaders will be stationed at each table helping manage and coordinate each game - so don't be afraid to try something new! Also, new this year, there will be live acoustic, musical performances during the board games event.

COFFEE HOUSE IN CONVOCATION HALL
Apr
6
6:00 pm18:00

COFFEE HOUSE IN CONVOCATION HALL

  • McMaster University - Bridges Cafe

Between the concerts and events during the year at McMaster, we sometimes forget that a lot of incredible talent can be found right here on campus. Hosted by Residence Life inside Convocation Hall (UH 213) from 6-11 PM on April 6, the Light Up the Night coffee house is your chance to take a break, relax, and have a first-hand look (and listen) at some of Mac's best kept musical secrets. Also, if you are an aspiring talent, this event is now accepting performers. Please follow this link to sign-up for a performance time slot.

CARNIVAL RIDES & GAMES
Apr
6
6:00 pm18:00

CARNIVAL RIDES & GAMES

  • McMaster University - Scholars Rd.

It will be all fun and games on Scholar's Rd. between MUSC and Mary Keyes during #MACBLOCKPARTY.  The street will be lined with carnival classics, ranging from rides to games of chance and skill. Whether you like The Gravitron, the Ferris wheel, Para-Trooper or the many carnival games, enjoy the atmosphere and have fun. 

Our full line up of rides includes:

  • Gravitron

  • Ferris Wheel

  • Berry-Go-Round

  • Scrambler

  • Para-Trooper

LAST LECTURE WITH SABRINA JALEES IN BURRIDGE GYM
Apr
6
5:30 pm17:30

LAST LECTURE WITH SABRINA JALEES IN BURRIDGE GYM

  • McMaster University - Burridge Gymnasium

This is a free event, open to all undergraduate students of McMaster University, but registration is required and limited.  Please follow this link to register. Doors will open at 5:30pm.

Sabrina Jalees’s comedy has taken the world by storm. Opening for the likes of Russell Peters and a headliner comic in her own right, Sabrina never fails to draw laughter with her shoot-from-the-hip style. As a keynote speaker, Sabrina tells her personal story with sincerity and wit, relaying the message that when you own and embrace your individuality, you unlock the transformation from “embarrassed” to “empowered.”

Sabrina is well-known for her role on Much Music’s Video On Trial and as the former host of CBC Radio’s Laugh Out Loud with Sabrina Jalees. Currently, Sabrina is a writer on NBC’s Powerless, and has recently been a recurring guest on Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore and the host of the weekly serial My Sexy Podcast.

As an actor, Sabrina has been seen in Mom at Sixteen, Flashpoint, System Crash, Plastic Makes Perfect and The A- List, and she also was a contender on Last Comic Standing. She also made her Comedy Central debut on Adam Devine’s House Party, and joined the cast of Transparent for a climatic role in the show’s third season.

Sabrina's Last Lecture will take place April 6 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm in Burridge Gym, Doors open at 5:30pm. This is a free event to all undergraduate students of McMaster University, but registration is required.  Please register via OSCARplus by following this link. The Last Lecture can be found under "Special Events".

Special thank you to our sponsor McMaster Centre for Continuing Education for their continued support of Last Lecture