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Events, notices and classified ads must reach the Public Relations Department (BC-115) in writing no later than Thursday, 5 p.m. the week prior to the Thursday publication.For more information, please contact Eugenia Xenos at 848-4279, by fax: 848-2814 or by e-mail:

May 25 * June 8


Children heading to university?

University is a big step for students -- and for parents, too. This session is a must for any parent wishing to ease their child's transition to post-secondary education. Tuesday, May 30, 7 - 9:30 p.m., H-767, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. $10.

Sir George Williams alumni

Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 25, 6 p.m., in the Faculty Club of the Hall Building. Our special guest speaker will be alumnus Fred Bild (S BA 57), former Canadian ambassador to China, on "The Experiences of a Canadian Diplomat in Asia." RSVP: 848-3818.

Applied Psychology Centre

The Applied Psychology Centre in the Department of Psychology offers confidential psychotherapy and assessment for adults, couples, families, children and teenagers. By appointment only. Call 848-7550.


Until May 28

Faire le lunch - Making Lunch, work by Kathleen Sellars. Vernissage: Friday, May 26, 3 p.m. Weekend by appointment only. Bourget Gallery, 1230 de la Montagne. Free. Info: 848-4607.

June 1 - June 10

Holes in my Memory, work by Lesia Mikolynsky. Vernissage: Friday, June 9, 5 p.m. Weekend by appointment only. Bourget Gallery, 1230 de la Montagne. Free. Info: 848-4607.

Until June 7

Afterimage, Evocations of the Holocaust in Contemporary Canadian Art, curated by Loren Lerner. Jewish Community Campus, lower level, 1 Cummings Square, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Info: 345-2605.

CPR classes

Environmental Health and Safety

For information and prices on the following courses, call Donna Fasciano at 848-4355.

Saturday, May 27:

Basic Life Support re-certification

Thursday, June 1:

Heartsaver (English)

Sunday, June 4:

Heartsaver Plus

Tuesday, June 6:

Heartsaver (French)

Saturday, June 10:

Basic Life Support

Community Events

Parent Finders Montreal

Parent Finders Montréal is a non-profit, volunteer-run search and support group for adoptees, birth parents, and adoptive parents. Our monthly meetings are open to the public. We meet every third Thursday of every month, from 7:30 to 9 p.m., at Concordia's Campus Ministry on Loyola campus (2496 West Broadway). Info: Pat Danielson, 683-0204.


Pro-Can Theatre presents the controversial and provactive drama, Webster's Woman, written/directed by Randi L. Cousineau. May 26, 28, June 2 and 4 at 8 p.m., Rosedale-Queen Mary United Church, 6870 de Terrebonne, NDG. $5 donation. Ages 18+.

Volunteers needed

The Jewish Information Referral Service line is seeking computer-literate volunteers. For more information, call 345-2645, ext. 3372.

Concert Hall

Oscar Peterson Concert Hall, 7141 Sherbroooke St. W. 848-7928.

Monday, May 29, 8 p.m.:

Michael Laucke, flamenco guitarist, with the Hora Gaighim, Israel's national wheelchair folk dancers. $26.

Friday, June 2, 8 p.m.:

Michel Rivard, in a benefit concert for NDG schools. $25 general; $15 students/seniors. Info:

Thursday, June 8, 8 p.m.:

Danielle Pullen, soprano, graduation recital. Free admission.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a voluntary, confidential counselling and information service for full-time, permanent university employees and their families. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 1-800-387-4765 (English) or 1-800-361-5676 (French).

Legal Information

Concordia's Legal Information Services offers free and confidential legal information and assistance to the Concordia community. By appointment only. Call 848-4960.


Information session

The Graduate Diploma in Administration and the Graduate Diploma in Sport Administration will hold an information session from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Faculty of Commerce and Administration, 1550 de Maisonneuve West, Room GM-403-2, on Thursday, June 8. Info: 848-2766, or

Internet conference

Concordians interested in attending NET 2000, a conference organized by CANARIE, Canada's premier Internet development organization, should vist CANARIE's site at or the conference registration site at The conference, now in its 14th year, will be held June 27-29, in Ottawa.

Concordia Student Safety Patrol

Need to use the Safety Patrol's drop-by or accompaniment services? Call 848-7533 to reach a dispatcher between 6 p.m. and midnight, Monday to Friday, both campuses. Also, we can never have enough volunteers. If you have three hours to spare a week, call 848-8600 (SGW) or 848-8700 (Loyola).

Office of Rights and Responsibilities

The Office of Rights and Responsibilities is available to all members of the university community for confidential consultations regarding any type of unacceptable behaviour, including discrimination and personal/sexual harassment, threatening and violent conduct, theft, destruction of property. Call 848-4857, or drop by 2150 Bishop, room 110.

Ombuds Office

The Ombuds Office is available to all members of the university for information, confidential advice and assistance with university-related problems. Call 848-4964, or drop by 2100 Mackay, room 100.

Physical Resources

Call the Service Centre Hotline at 848-2400, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. for architectural, mechanical and electrical maintenance problems, as well as heating, ventilation, air conditioning and air quality problems.

Special Events

Celebration of Many Faiths

Concordia University Campus Ministry would like to invite graduating students to a celebration to give thanks for that which has brought you to this place in your journey. Participants from a variety of religious traditions _ Jewish, Christian, Islamic, Hindu, Native, Sikh, Unitarian, Buddhist, and others _ will lead us in many forms of prayer, music, ritual and meditation. Families and friends welcome. Sunday, June 11 at 2 p.m., in the Loyola Chapel, 7141 Sherbrooke W. Info: Campus Ministry at 848-3588.


Professional dietitian

My name is Caryn Roll, and I conduct nutritional counselling on a variety of topics including weight loss, diabetes management, cholesterol, heart disease control and many others. My office is located at 2155 Guy. Call 817-0135 for an appointment or information.

Home cooking

To help you with your busy weekdays, I prepare, in one visit to your kitchen, five dinners for freezing. Certificate in food safety. References. Call 343-0216.

For sale

Furniture: IKEA bookshelf, desk, filing cabinet, teak entertainment centre, floor lamp, chrome bookshelf, queen bed, sofa. All mint condition. Contact George at 848-7764, or franko@vax2.

Bicycle repairs

Professional bicycle repairs, special rates for Concordia students, staff and faculty. Located at 4623 Wilson at the corner of Somerled. Call 487-VELO or 487-8356.

Computer for sale

PowerMac 7200/120, MHZ/1.5 GB/64 MB (RAM) computer with Apple Color Display 15" monitor, Color Stylewriter 2500 printer, and 28.8 K U.S. Robotics modem. All in excellent condition. $1,500. Call Elana at 487-6512.

For sale

In the university area: 3510 Montclair Ave., Westmount-type quality home. $359,000. 3,000 square feet of living area, five-minute walk to university. Call Timothy McGuigan, 937-8383.

Furnished house for rent

NDG (Monkland Village), one year beginning July 1. Walking distance to shops, bus and metro. Minutes from Loyola Campus.Sunny two-storey brick house: 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, fireplace, appliances, basement and backyard. $1,200/month unheated. Call 488-2044.

Sabbatical home

From September 1 to August 1, 2001. Spacious 3-storey townhouse, 4 bedrooms, 2 studies, 2 1/2 bathrooms. Fully furnished, backyard, deck, parking for 2 cars. Westmount, close to metro, shopping, park. Klaus or Nina, 933-3835,

House for rent

In Montreal West (near Loyola Campus). Available July 1 for one year only. Large three-story house. 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 powder rooms, working fireplace, finished basement. Fully furnished and equipped. $1,800/mo (plus utilities). No smokers. Call 488-3270 or e-mail

To rent in NDG

Bright, spacious, clean basement to rent in family home, adjacent to Westmount. Easy transportation. Fully carpeted, private shower, kitchenette, fridge, access to laundry room, garden. $500, all included. References required. Call 489-4931.

Environmental business

Established environmental business, 10 years, protected territory. Serious inquiries, 485-4570.

Proofreading services

Editing of term papers and dissertations by PhD graduate and writing instructor. Reasonable rates. Call 274-1336.

Services offerts

Baccalauréat littéraire - Diplôme secrétariat de direction - France. Traitement de textes - corrections d'épreuves - Révisions linguistiques. Tél. 762-6109,

Services offered

Translation and proofreading services for university thesis, papers, résumés; including courses: Word, Windows 95/98, Call Susan at 937-6409.


Mac Lab courses

Info: 848-4628 or http://fofa.concordia. ca/fofa/maclab/menu.html

* Intro to Photoshop (16 hours), $125. Learn the fundamentals of 2D digital manipulation. May 29, 30, 31, June 1, 6 - 10 p.m.

* Intro to Web Site Design (25 hours), $225. Using Photoshop to optimize images, Gif Builder to create animations, and Dreamweaver as the Web authoring tool, we will cover the basics of how to create a Web site. June 6, 7, 8, 13, and 14, 5 - 10 p.m., 5 - 10 p.m.

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