Faculty Club Newsletter May 2016 Edition
Everyone loves spring because it’s a sign that warmer days are up ahead. As the days get longer, everything blossoms in the sun. It’s a great reason to get together with co-workers and students to celebrate the season over delicious food and drinks in a pleasant ambience. The McGill Faculty Club proudly caters to all of your needs including a great inexpensive breakfast in the Main Dining Room starting at 7:45 A.M. Whether it’s an informal gathering with colleagues over food, snacks and drinks; or a large meeting -- we’re sure to have the proper space size perfectly suited for your occasion. Adrian Chu is our event specialist who offers consultations for such events. From food to meeting rooms to timing and venues, he will help personalise your meetings, making each and every event unique!
Mother’s Day Brunch
Sunday May 8th, Faculty Club Ballroom, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Honor the special lady in your life. What better way is there to treat mothers and other family members over a delicious brunch at the McGill Faculty Club? Try our signature whiskey sour or a mimosa, enjoy your meal over relaxing classical music.
See our menu and make your reservations today!
Children 3- 6 years: $9.00; Children 7- 12 years: $15.00; Children 13 years and older & adults: $32.00 plus taxes.
Lobster Festival at the Faculty Club May 17th to May 27th
Come enjoy a “snappy” meal at the Faculty Club. Over a two-week period, we will be serving fresh lobsters brought to you from the Magdalen Islands. Our talented chef Majois and his team will be serving up these crustaceans in such a savory way that will have you coming back over the entire lobster festival period. You will not be disappointed… Think of it as being served your favorite meal right by the ocean.
Centraide Trivia Night
Tuesday, May 3rd, Faculty Club Ballroom, Registration at 5:30 pm, Quiz at 6:00 pm
It’s the 6th and final round of Trivia Night competitions. Our quizmaster David Harpp will be on hand to host the final challenge of the season and will crown the 2015-2016 champions with three “healthy” vouchers for food and drink at the Club in addition to the usual evening’s awards. Have your team show off your intellectual power one last time to win. Come cheer on the finalists, they’ve worked hard to make it this far. Will we have a new champion this year?
To check your standings and updates, visit
Tuesdays, May 10th and 24th -- Maude Abbott Room. 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Twice a month, throughout the academic year, the McGill Committee for Retired Professors organizes bridge matches. As always, novices and experts are welcome to join in on the games and be in on the fun. It’s a great was to socialize with others who share a passion for this friendly game of strategy. A popular event that’s both relaxing and challenging.
For more information, contact: dorothy [dot] thomas_edding [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Dorothy Thomas Edding) and/ or 514-932-8478.
The McGill Faculty Club’s last day of the season will be Thursday, June 23rd. The Club will welcome you back on Monday, August 29th for another great academic year: 2016-2017.
David N. Harpp Nicolas Zrihen
President, Faculty Club General Manager