Events

Embark provides a series of events all year long, including workshops, career nights, film screenings, panel discussions, and much more. Scroll down to see what we have coming up, and RSVP if you'd like to attend!

Embark's events and programs are FREE to the SFU community, made possible by the semesterly levy that our student members pay. If you are not an SFU student, please consider becoming an Associate Member to support our work in the same way that SFU students do. 

  • Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 01:30 PM · 21 rsvps
    James Douglas Safe Study Area

    Garden Planning Workshop

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    Want to grow your own food but aren't sure where to start? Join Pablo, Embark's Garden Coordinator, as he leads a free workshop on what veggies grow best in our West Coast climate, as well as when and how to start!  The workshop will focus on garden planning and hands-on indoor seeding. All the materials are covered by Embark so just bring yourself and get ready to get your hands dirty.
    RSVP soon as space is limited!
    Details:
    When: Thursday, January 25th at 1:30 - 2:30 pm
    Where: James Douglas Safe Study Area
    Who: Everyone is invited! No preparation or experience needed.
  • Monday, January 29, 2018 at 03:00 PM
    GSS Board Room - MBC 2212

    Board Director Applicant Orientation

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    Are you determined to further sustainability at SFU - and beyond? Do you want to gain meaningful experience strategizing student-let change initiatives and managing a nonprofit organization? If yes, we're seeking you for our board of directors!

    Board directors are responsible for the society's mission and strategic plan, its legal and fiduciary obligations, the performance of its Executive Director, organizational fund development, and an annual operating budget of over $250,000. Directors hold one officer position and are committee members in these same areas, depending on their professional development interests: Relations, Fund Development, Director Development, Governance, and Finance and Audit.

    Join one of our orientations to learn more about Embark from current board directors and, if this opportunity feels right for you, begin your application!

    Learn more about open positions and the application process!

     

  • Thursday, February 01, 2018 at 10:30 AM · 1 rsvp
    GSS Board Room - MBC 2212

    Board Director Applicant Orientation

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    Are you determined to further sustainability at SFU - and beyond? Do you want to gain meaningful experience strategizing student-let change initiatives and managing a nonprofit organization? If yes, we're seeking you for our board of directors!

    Board directors are responsible for the society's mission and strategic plan, its legal and fiduciary obligations, the performance of its Executive Director, organizational fund development, and an annual operating budget of over $250,000. Directors hold one officer position and are committee members in these same areas, depending on their professional development interests: Relations, Fund Development, Director Development, Governance, and Finance and Audit.

    Join one of our orientations to learn more about Embark from current board directors and, if this opportunity feels right for you, begin your application!

    Learn more about open positions and the application process!

  • Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 05:30 PM
    Madge Hogarth House (Kitchen) in Burnaby, BC, Canada

    February Community Kitchen

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    Join us for an evening of cooking and eating with fellow Embark-ers. This FREE event aims to build and foster a community around food and discuss topics of sustainability and sustainable leadership. Make sure to RSVP as spaces are limited!

  • Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    Halpern Centre 126 in Burnaby, Canada

    Annual General Meeting

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    You're invited to Embark's Annual General Meeting!

    If you're a graduate or undergraduate student at Simon Fraser University, you're a member of Embark. Come vote for board director candidates, learn about our new strategic plan, review our financial statements, and celebrate this past year's successes. Afterwards, we'll adjourn to Club Ilia for some free food and socializing.

    Agenda: TBA

    Supporting Documents

    Be sure to RSVP below!

  • Thursday, March 08, 2018 at 05:30 PM
    Madge Hogarth House (Kitchen) in Burnaby, BC, Canada

    March Community Kitchen

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    Join us for an evening of cooking and eating with fellow Embark-ers. This FREE event aims to build and foster a community around food and discuss topics of sustainability and sustainable leadership. Make sure to RSVP as spaces are limited!

  • Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 12:30 PM
    Learning Garden

    Urban Foraging Workshop

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    Interested in learning about what edible plant species can be found in your community?
    Join Lori Snyder, a Métis herbalist, educator, mother, story-teller and instructor, on an urban foraging walk around Burnaby mountain. Spend an afternoon outdoors while discovering wild foods and medicines growing all around you!
    Event Details
    Date and Time: Thursday, March 29th, 12.30 pm - 2.00 pm
    Location: Learning Garden, SFU Burnaby
    Who: Everyone is invited!
    Acknowledgements
    Embark acknowledges that this event is being hosted on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples. In particular, this includes the land of the Tsleil-Waututh, Musqueam, Skwxwú7mesh, and Kwikwetlem nations where we work, live, and play.

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