Upcoming Events

The 2016-2017 calendar includes a speaker series, movie nights and live music.

Monday September 26, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Speaker : René St-Arnaud, Ph.D. Director of Research,
The Research Centre of Shriners Hospitals for Children – Canada
Location : Holy Trinity Church, 12, Préfontaine Ouest (corner of Tour du Lac)

Ste-Agathe-des-Monts, Québec J8C 1C3

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Dr. St-Arnaud will present an overview of the new Shriners Hospitals for Children – Canada research centre. The new infrastructure and technology will be discussed. Historical successes of the research program for the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of pediatric bone diseases will be briefly reviewed. Dr. St-Arnaud will then present in layperson’s terms an example from his own research projects currently entering the drug discovery phase.

Dr. René St-Arnaud, Ph.D., is the inaugural Francis Glorieux Professor in Pediatric Musculoskeletal Research. He is currently Director of Research and Senior Investigator at Shriners Hospital for Children – Canada in Montreal. He also holds cross-appointments as a tenured Full Professor of Medicine, Surgery, and Human Genetics at McGill University. He is an Associate Member of McGill’s Faculty of Dentistry. His research efforts are focussed on vitamin D metabolism as well the control of gene expression in bone-forming cells.

Tuesday October 11, 2016
LCC Movie Night
Time : TBA

Location : Cinema Pine, 24 Rue Morin, Ste-Adele, QC J8B 2P7

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Monday October 24, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Speaker : Vicki Boldo
Location : Holy Trinity Church, 12, Préfontaine Ouest (corner of Tour du Lac)

Ste-Agathe-des-Monts, Québec J8C 1C3

Born in British Columbia and raised on Vancouver Island, of Cree/Métis heritage, Vicky is an adoptee from the ‘60’s Scoop Era. She hopes to deliver and engage in an important conversation around colonialism and its continuing impacts today. The discussion will focus on racism, specifically addressing the racism against Indigenous populations and learning about how this racism persists today.

Saturday November 5, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
Amal’Gamme: The Zodiac Trio
Location : 994 Rue Principale, Prévost, QC J0R 1T0

Cost : $30 for LCC members

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Presenting an eclectic repertoire that mixes classical and contemporary, The Zodiac Trio enjoys international fame, having given concerts on three continents. Formed in 2006 at the Manhattan School of Music in New York, the ensemble became the first French-American group and the only set with a wind instrument to be accepted in the Paris Conservatoire’s renowned Quatuor Ysaye chamber music program.

On the program : Darius Milhaud, Igor Stravinsky, Francis Poulenc, Astor Piazolla, Bela Bartok.

Tuesday November 8, 2016
LCC Movie Night
Time : TBA

Location : Cinema Pine, 24 Rue Morin, Ste-Adele, QC J8B 2P7

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Monday November 28, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

Speaker : Julia Stuart
Location : Holy Trinity Church, 12, Préfontaine Ouest (corner of Tour du Lac)

Ste-Agathe-des-Monts, Québec J8C 1C3

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Meeting of Cultures; the opening of portals to greater awareness and understanding:  a step-by- step, serendipitous life journey, that begins with a trip to South Africa to volunteer at an Orphanage for Elephants; glimpses of life that sharply contrast with and challenge our notions of how things are; how things should be; what we know! Lived and shared as a quest…”

 

What’s next? Stay tuned for events coming in the new year!

Questions? thelaurentianclub@gmail.com