Bicentennial Event at Reford Gardens


Reford Gardens/ Les Jardins de Métis, 200 route 132, Grand-Métis, QC, G0J 1Z0, CA
Entry to Gardens is $11.29 - $21.33; Event is Free
Sustainable wood stage with an audience sitting on benches and coloured triangle wood structures
Image by Photo provided by the McGill Bicentennial Office.

To recognize and mark McGill University’s important milestone and contributions to Quebec society and to the Lower St-Lawrence and Gaspésie regions, Reford Gardens will be holding a two-part special event on the Bicentennial Sustainable Stage on August 21st at 3 PM.

The activities will feature talks from McGill alum François Rioux (MBA ’10) about his work and involvement in the region; current students presenting their research on topics of importance to the Lower St-Lawrence region and Gaspésie Peninsula McGill Education's Caroline Temcheff (Associate Professor, Dept. Educational and Counselling Psychology)  and Université du Québec à Rimouski's Martine Poirier will be showcasing an example of inter-university collaboration. Presentations will then be followed by exciting musical performances by two McGill alumni and professors at the Conservatoire de musique de Rimouski, Josée April (B.Mus. ’83, M.Mus. ’86) and Ludovik Lesage-Hinse (G. Art. Dip. ’17).

Celebrate McGill’s bicentennial outside of Montreal and discover the Bicentennial Sustainable Stage, built by students from the Peter Guo-hua Fu School of Architecture at McGill and Schulich School of Music.

Attendance is free with an e-ticket purchase to the Reford Gardens. Please register to the Eventbrite to receive reminders and updates.


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