Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Pipes, Plaid and Sheep stomachs

On Thursday, Jan. 25 SFU will once again celebrate Robbie Burns Day with bagpipers, poetry, addresses to the haggis and fun at all three campuses.

To all faculty, staff and students - wear something plaid in support of the SFU Pipe Band. Buy an "I Wear Plaid for the Pipe Band" badge for $2 at any SFU Bookstore or the Ceremonies & Events Office and join the University's traditional Robbie Burns Day procession at your campus:

SFU Surrey
Join the procession at 11:00 am at the Surrey Central Sky Train Station Program starts at 11:10 am in the Mezzanine

SFU Burnaby
Join the procession at 12:20 outside Strand Hall or at 12:15 at the Student Residence Dining Hall Program starts at 12:30 pm in Convocation Mall

Book your table at the Diamond Alumni Centre for lunch and a special ceremonial address to the haggis at 1:00 pm. Call (604) 291-4794.

SFU Vancouver
Join the procession at 2:30 pm outside of Waterfront Sky Train Station Program starts at 2:40 pm in Harbour Centre at the Teck Gallery

Pipe Band Fun-raiser
"I Wear Plaid for the Pipe Band" Badges on sale now for $2 at:
  • SFU Bookstores at SFU Surrey, SFU Burnaby and SFU Vancouver
  • Ceremonies & Events Office in Room 2300, Strand Hall, Burnaby
Burns Supper
The four-time World Championship Simon Fraser University Pipe Band will be holding their Annual Robbie Burns Dinner and Silent Auction on Friday, January 26, 2007 at the Executive Plaza Hotel in Coquitlam. Joining them in performances will be Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Bands (RMMPB), along with other juvenile bands and dancers.

To attend this event you may contact Andrea McLatchy at 1-604-793-9747 or email mclatchy@telus.net for tickets at $70.00 per person. A sit-down roast beef, haggis and all the trimmings will be served. Tables may also be reserved for 10 to 12 people.

Ms. Holli Edgelow
Director of Ceremonies & Events
Simon Fraser University
T 604-291-4643
F 604-268-6599