Tickets still available for Opening of Term barbecue 

Brock employees have until Monday, Aug. 19 to purchase tickets for the University’s Opening of Term barbecue.  

Niagara musician Gavin Ray performed at the 2018 Opening of Term barbecue.

Set to take place Thursday, Aug. 22 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Jubilee Court, the annual event is an informal celebration of the good work faculty and staff have accomplished throughout the past year and a look ahead to the new term. It will include live music, lawn games and remarks from President Gervan Fearon. The rain location is Market Hall.   

Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased at the Campus Store or Thistle Welcome Desk until Monday at 4 p.m.  

Lunch will feature one of four burger creations: 

  • Beef burger — 100 per cent beef burger topped with caramelized onion, sautéed thyme mushrooms, cheddar cheese and grainy Dijon mustard 
  • Chicken souvlaki burger — Greek marinated chicken thigh topped with lemon-mint tzatziki and organic greens
  • East coast salmon burger — fresh Atlantic salmon topped with watercress, thinly sliced onion and homemade tartar sauce 
  • Malibu burger — 100 per cent vegan burger topped with grilled red pepper and alfalfa sprouts and drizzled with Vegenaise special sauce 

Burgers will be served with a side of balsamic sweet pepper pasta with spinach salad and grilled corn Caprese quinoa salad. Gluten-free buns and lettuce wraps will be available for the burgers. Dessert and beverages will be also be provided. 

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