Postdoctoral Association at Western
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    Night on the Town: Dinner event at Budapest restaurant

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    Western Staff and Leaders' Conference: Postdoctoral research showcased at the 2013 "Refresh" conference

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    Postdoc Appreciation Week: Labatt Brewery tour

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    Monthly Social: Monthly socials take place at the first thursday of each month at the Grad Club

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    Postdoct Appreciation Week: Soccer game at Practice Field #1!

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PAINTBALL! July social event

For the July postdoc social event, PAW is organizing a paintball night.

When: Wednesday July 23rd from 8:00-10:00pm
Where: Flagswipe indoor field, 529 Philip St, London, ON
Cost: approximately $15-$20 per person depending on the number of people participating

More information can be found at the following website:

Please R.S.V.P. to Brigitte Cadieux ( by Thursday July 17th if you would like to join us.  Family and friends are welcome.

Hope to see you on the field!

Postdoc Happy Hour: June 5th, 4:30 pm at the Grad Club

Come out and meet your fellow Western postdocs, snacks will be provided!

June Social Event: Baseball Game June 15th, London Majors vs. Brantford Red Sox

Pack the Park is being held on Sunday June 15th, 2014. Get free tickets to see the game (note, free tickets limited in number). The London Majors are hosting the Brantford Red Sox. As always, family and friends are welcome! 

When: Sunday June 15th at 1:05 PM
Where: Labatt Memorial Park, 25 Wilson Av.
Cost: Might be FREE (8$ if Free tickets no longer available).
RSVP: by Wednesday June 11th to so tickets can be reserved.

For more information on the London Majors, following this LINK

May Social Event:

This month's social event will be a pub crawl and it will take place on Friday May 23rd starting at Milo's Craft Beer Emporium at 8:00pm

Come join us as we tour some of the most popular pubs in London.  A tentative schedule is included below, although it is subject to change.  Depending on the interest, we could finish off the night with some dancing at the Thorny Devil Lounge.  If you want to join the group later in the evening, please RSVP at ( before the pub crawl begins so I can provide you with a phone number to contact throughout the night in order to find the group. 

Significant others and friends are welcome, as long as they are 19 years old or older.  Remember to bring valid ID.

Tentative schedule and locations:
8 pm: Milo's Craft Beer Emporium (420 Talbot Street)
9:30 pm: Chaucer's Pub (122 Carling Street)
10:30 pm: The Black Shire Pub (511 Talbot Street)
11:30 pm: Thorny Devil Lounge (398 Talbot Street)

Postdoc happy hour at the Grad Club! Thursday May 8th at 4:30 pm

April Social Event: April 26th, London Orchestra

This month's social event will take place at the London Orchestra.  Canadian star pianist Angela Cheng performs Shostakovich’s spirited Piano Concerto No. 2, on an all-Russian program that also includes Tchaikovsky’s lyrical Symphony No. 1. 

Significant others, friends and children are all welcome. 

Please RSVP to by Sunday April 20th

When: Saturday April 26th at 8:00pm
Where: 609 Wellington Street, London, ON
Cost: approximately $38.25 per ticket

Details of the concert can be found at the following website:

March Social Event: A truly Canadian experience! 

Come and join us for a late brunch including pancakes, sausages, baked beans, potatoes and fruit salad and plenty of maple syrup to go with it.  You will also get the opportunity to see how maple syrup is made and horse drawn wagon rides through the maple tree forest will be available.  Significant others, friends and children are welcome. 

Please reply by March 20th (at if you are interested in joining us.

When: Saturday March 22, 2014 at 1:30pm

Where: McLachlan Family Maple Syrup Camp and Pancake House, 10279 Lamont Dr., Komoka, ON (

Cost: 12$

2014 Tax Session Presentation for Western Postdocs

Famme & Co. Professional Corporation Presenation

Monthly social: Thursday March 6th, 4:30 pm at that Grad Club. Snacks will be provided.

Off Campus Social: Mykonos Greek Restaurant

Come and join your fellow postdocs at our next social event which will be held at Mykonos Greek restaurant on Thursday Feb 27th at 7:00pm.  Significant others, friends and children are welcome. 

Please RSVP by Feb 25th so reservations can be made.

Location: Mykonos Greek Restaurant (572 Adelaide Street N)
Time: February 27th at 7:00pm
Cost: approximately 11$-26$/plate depending on what you order

Filing Your Taxes - Information Session

Famme & Co. Professional Corporation Chartered Accountants will provide an information session on how to file your income taxes for both Canadian and non-Canadian postdocs. Please register.

Boler Mountain LogoThe tubing event at Boler Mountain is this Saturday. 

Come out and join us at Boler Mountain.  We will meet at Boler mountain for 12:40pm.  Bus #5 (Springbank) stops at the mountain.  Rates: $18+HST per adult and $16+HST per child for 2 hours.  Significant others and children are welcome.  Please rsvp at

Join us for our monthly PAW social at the Grad Club, Thursday January 9th at 4:30pm.

Snacks will be provided.



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