Last update: Apr 10, 2012
GAMES-McGill is happy to organize varied activities for all tastes. Students and friends are, of course, welcome. Check back often for updates and pictures! Send all questions and/or comments to our VP Events, Nima Gharib.
See our past events.
|Wednesday, April 11th, 2012|
GAMES will be holding its annual general meeting and elections for our new execs next Wednesday. Afterwards, we'll have our last event of this school year with a SPECIAL Dessert and Coffee breakWhen: 4:00-5:30PM Annual general assembly, elections +FREE PIZZA & DRINKS, 5:45PM onwards "Dessert and Coffee Break"-FREE!!!
Where: McConnell Engineering Building Room 11
cost: All Free!!
|GAMES General Assembly/Elections/Dessert & Coffee break|
|Sunday, April 1st|
Time for our next eating event: SUGAR SHACK!!!For those who are not familiar, sugar shack (or in French "cabane ˆ sucre") is a Quebec tradition. Maple trees are grown in these areas and sap is collected from them to make maple syrup. The traditional meal we'll be having consists of a variety of dishes complemented with maple syrup.Time: 9:30 AM Leave (10:30AM Brunch), 4:00 PM Arrive (tentative)
Location: La Petite Cabane de la Cote (40 minutes from Montreal)
cost: $20 for GAMES member and $30 for non-members (only 1 guest is allowed)
|GAMES: Cabane ˆ sucre/Sugar Shack|
|Sunday, March 4th|
GAMES is planning to go to Mont Saint-Sauveur & Mont-Avila for this year's 1 day ski trip with the "Concordia Ski and Snowboard Club"Time: 7:30AM Bus leaves MontrealÐ 4:30PM Bus leaves the slopes
Location: Mont Saint-Sauveur & Mont Avila (~1 hour away from Montreal)
cost: $30 for GAMES member and $40 for non-members
|Ski trip to Mont Saint-Sauveur & Avila|
|Tuesday, January 15th,|
GAMES will be organizing a coffee break tomorrow to start off the winter semester. Come enjoy some snacks and spend some quality time chatting with your fellow graduate students!Time: 3-4 pm
Location: MD 267 Seminar room
|GAMES Coffee Break|
|Friday, December 9th|
December is just around the corner and to wrap up the year, GAMES is organizing a holiday dinner at BUFFET MAHARAJA (an Indian buffet).Time: 6 pm
Location: Buffet Maharaja (1481 Rene Levesque Blvd. West, near Metro Guy-Concordia)
cost: $10 for GAMES member and $18 for non-members (only 1 guest is allowed) (Original price: $18.99 + tax & tips=~$25 )
|GAMES Holiday Dinner|
|Wednesday, November 16th|
Ready for some BLEU-BLANC-ROUGE?!??! We got tickets to see a Montreal Canadiens game!Time: 3-4 pm
Place: Bell Centre
What: 1 ticket to Montreal Canadiens vs. Carolina Hurricanes game + 1 admission to Canadiens Hall of Fame (valid until June 30, 2012)
Seats: Molson Ex Zone
Price: $40 for GAMES member & $45 for non-GAMES (only 1 guest is allowed)
|GAMES Habs game at Bell Center|
|Wed Nov 9th, 2011|
Prepare and bring a dish for 4-5 people (do not worry if you cannot cook, you can go buy food and say you made it J). We will first eat dinner together and then watch a movie.Time:7-10 pm
Place: MD 267
|GAMES 3rd Female event: Potluck and Movie night!|
|Thursday, October 27th|
Weâ€™ll be providing snacks and BEER! Come DRESS UP because the 2 best costumes will receive gift certificates to Cineplex! Weâ€™ll be showing a horror movie to wrap up the night!Time: 7-10 pm
Location: Thomson House Basement
|GAMES Halloween event|
|Wednesday, October 5th|
Come enjoy some snacks and spend some quality time chatting with your fellow graduate students!Time: 3-4 pm
Location: Common Room (Basement of McConnell Engineering Building â€“ Next to the elevators)
|GAMES: Coffee Break|
|Wednesday, August 10|
Our 2nd event of the year for our female mechies isâ€¦â€¦CAKE DECORATING CONTEST!Everyone is given a cup cake (or a slice of cake) to decorate. Weâ€™ll be providing all the ingredients and equipment. To make it more fun and to bring out the creative side in you, it will be a contest and everyone will get the chance to vote for the BEST decorated cake!Time: 3-4 pm
Location: MC 11
|GAMES 2nd female event: Cake decorating contest!|
|Saturday & Sunday, August 27-28th|
For our big summer event this year, we have decided to go on a 2 days & 1 night camping + canoeing trip!Location: La Mauricie National Park of Canada (http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/qc/mauricie/index.aspx)
cost: $60 for GAMES member and $75 for non-members(Entrance fees, equipments(tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads), canoe rental, and transportation are included, but food is not included)
|Camping & Canoeing Trip|
|Thursday, July 27th|
What is the best way to bond with your fellow mechanical engineering graduate students? Through food of course! Come join us for lunch at Kanda, all-you-can-eat sushi buffet!Time: 12 pm
Location: Kanda Sushi (537 Sainte-Catherine West, H3B 1B2, 8 mins walking distance from Roddick gates)
cost:$10 for GAMES member and $13 for non-members (Original price: $14.99 + tax & tips=$19.65 tax incl.)
|Kanda Sushi Lunch|
|Thursday, July 7th|
Take a break from your research and go have some fun with your friends & fellow graduate students at La Ronde!Time: 10:30 am
Location: La Ronde main gate
cost:$15 for GAMES members and $25 for non-members
|GAMES La Ronde|
|Thursday, June 16th|
It is time for GAMES annual Summer BBQ! There will be hot-dogs, burgers, and soft drinks!! Faculty and graduate students from the department of Mechanical Engineering are all welcome!Time: 12:00 - 14:00
Location: The 3 Bares fountain
|GAMES annual Summer BBQ|
|Thursday, Jun 14th|
Bring your lunch and ice cream will be on us! Enjoy a fun & relaxing lunch while getting a chance to meet the other ladies in your department!Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Location: McConnell 12
|Thursday, May 19th|
To start off the summer, come for a FREE BEER and meet your new GAMES execs this year!Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Price: First round of beer and soft drinks free
Location: Thomson House Basement (3650 McTavish)
|GAMES Free Beer|
|Friday, April 1st|
Final exams are approaching and GAMES thought it would be nice to take a small break from studying by organizing a paintabll event!Time: 16:00 - 19:00
Price: 15$ for GAMES members and 25$ for guests
To sign up, please see Mostafa in room FDA 015, Frank Dawson Adams building, from March 15th to Mar. 17th, between 11:00-13:00.
|Paintball (Arnold Paintball)|
|Thursday, March 17|
Come enjoy the snacks and spend some quality time chatting with your fellow graduate students! It will take place in G-01 McDonald-Harrington, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM.
|Tuesday, February 8th|
This is absolutely not a gambling event (no money involved). Feel free to come and have fun with your friends, even if you are a beginner. This event will take place in the basement of Thomson House, at 6:30 PM. There will be a first round of free beer! Please, let us know if you're interested and send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Saturday and Sunday, February 5-6th|
This is whole weekend trip to Mont Tremblant.
To sign up: Please see Mostafa at room FDA015 (email@example.com) everyday, 11:00 to 12:30, before Wednesday 26th January.
|Ski Trip to Mont Tremblant|
|Saturday, December 11|
The holiday season is approaching and GAMES thought it would be nice to help out the Montreal Childrenâ€™s Hospital by helping them gift wrap at Place Montreal Trust! Come spend a few hours from your busy schedule to volunteer and HAVE FUN!Notes:
|Thursday, November 25|
Come enjoy the snacks and spend some quality time chatting with your fellow graduate students!
Location: FDA 126
|Thursday, October 28|
For this Halloween, GAMES is organizing a (horror) movie night and pumpkin carving contest from 6 PM to 10 PM. It will take place in Thomson House Basement and there will be free beer and snacks!
|Halloween movie night|
|Saturday, October 23|
This is a whole day event (9:30 AM to 5:00 PM) that includes a short training course followed
by a trail ride! If you are interested, please see Mostafa in room 351A, McDonald building.
|Horseback riding at La Clef des Champs
|Thursday, September 16|
Come join us at the Three Bares fountain for some burgers, hot dogs and soft drinks!
From 12:00 to 2:00 PM.
|Friday, August 6|
The event starts with paddling (kayak or canoe) down the river for 2 hours and then, cycling back to the start point through a 4.5 km bike path; so it should be day full of fun!
From 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM. Cost: $30 for GAMES members (all Graduate Mechanical Engineering students) and $35 for non-GAMES members.
|Paddling in Val-David
|Thursday, July 22|
This week, GAMES will be organizing a special general meeting to elect your VP finance for the rest of 2010-2011 academic year. During this event, some ice cream and juice will be served. It will be delicious, and free, so come by, enjoy, and elect your new VP finance. From 2:30 to 4:00 PM in the GAMES room (MD 267).
|Ice cream Break + new VP finance election|
|Friday, June 25|
Come to the Thomson House restaurant to watch World Cup from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. This event is free and includes a first round of beer! Please, send an e-mail to Keyvan Rahmani to confirm your presence.
|Soccer Day/World Cup|
|Thursday, March 11|
GAMES organized a brunch event: bagels, toast, cream cheese, jam, nutella, muffins, fruits and of course coffee and juice! From 10:30 to 12:00, in the GAMES room.
|Wednesday, February 10|
The 1st GAMES Poker Tournament! This is not a gambling event, so you will not pay more than the participation fee. It will be held at Thomson House, in the back-lounge on the first floor. 5$ participation fee (includes a first round of beer)!
|Saturday-Sunday, January 23-24|
Visit Quebec City and enjoy skiing at Le Massif in beautiful Charlevoix!
|Friday, January 15|
Come enjoy delicious (and free!) donuts, muffins and coffee and spend some quality time with your fellow grad students! From 3:30 to 4:30 PM, in the GAMES room.
|Thursday, November 12|
|Curling was a lot of fun and, as usual, very popular!||Curling
|Friday, October 2|
|GAMES set up this year's karting event at a terrific outdoor racetrack 1.2km in length that has held actual World Karting Championship events! Thanks to those who participated!||SRA Karting
|Friday, September 25|
|Come finish off this week in style, mingling with your fellow grad students. As always, GAMES will provide coffee and delicious Tim Horton's snacks. 3:45 PM, in GAMES room MD 267.||Coffee Break|
|Sunday, September 20|
|A big thanks for all those that participated in the Ca Marche Walk for Aids event. The GAMES Team raised a generous 485$!||Walk for AIDS
|Wednesday, August 12|
|As always, this summer BBQ was a success. Thanks everyone!||Summer BBQ
|Thursday, August 6|
|Coffee, tea, donuts, cookies and a presentation from Engineers Without Borders.||Coffee Break + EWB|
|Friday, July 3|
|Thanks to everyone who participated in this outing - with sunny weather and very short lines, great fun was had by all!||La Ronde|
|Friday, June 19|
|Our next coffee break will take place in GAMES room (MD 267) at 3 PM. As usual, there will be donuts, cookies and (obviously) coffee!||Coffee Break|
|Tuesday, June 2|
|Thank you for your participation and congratulations to our new GAMES executives!||GAMES Elections
|Friday, April 24|
|Take a break from work for a few hours and catch up with some of your fellow grad students you have not seen in a while!||Coffee Break
|Friday, March 27|
|We were glad to see so many people showing up! We promise there will be more cookies and donuts next time...||Coffee Break
|Wednesday, March 18|
|Great movie night, including free pizza and drinks.||Movie Night|
|Saturday, February 14|
|It was a wonderful day of skiing and snowboarding at Mount Bromont!||Ski Trip
|Thursday, February 12|
|We hope everyone enjoyed this seminar about the Scientific Research and Experimental Tax Incentive Program! Thanks to our guests Karima Bensouda and Doug Paul!||Seminar
|Thursday, January 29|
|Movie Night in GAMES room and free food!||Movie Night|
|Saturday, January 24|
|Take a few minutes to browse through our awesome photo gallery to see how professional you looked (or what you missed)!||Curling
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