University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of June 12 to 18

Monday, June 12, 2017

The University of Lethbridge has several events lined up this week that may be of interest to your readers, viewers and listeners. Members of the media who are interested in covering these events are encouraged to contact the individual event organizer directly.


Inuit Art Works from the U of L collection

Thursday, June 15 to Aug. 24, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., W600, Main Gallery

In response to the untimely death of Annie Pootoogook, an Inuk artist whose body was found in the Rideau River in 2016, the Main Gallery will feature a selection of 20th century Inuit works from the U of L Art Collection. A reception is scheduled for June 21 from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Contact: Art Gallery,


Can Parents Identify Autism?

Thursday, June 15, 3 to 4 p.m., EP1201, CCBN

Dr. Lori Sacrey, a postdoctoral fellow and research associate in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta’s Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital in Edmonton, will discuss parents’ ability to identify autism in their children.

Contact: Amanda Mauthe-Kaddoura, 403-332-4099,


Pride Flag raising

Friday, June 16, 10:30 to 11 a.m., Aperture Drive bus loop

The University of Lethbridge will raise the Pride flag in celebration of Lethbridge Pride Week and our diverse campus community.

Contact: Melissa Wiebe, 403-332-5280,


En Plein Air ’17

Sunday, June 18, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Coutts Centre for Western Canadian Heritage

Artists are invited to capture the visual beauty of the Coutts Centre, located near Nanton. The gardens not only provide a feast for bees and butterflies; they are a feast for the eye, too. Directions are available at

Contact: Jon Oxley, 403-329-2569,



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Caroline Zentner, public affairs advisor

403-394-3975 or 403-795-5403 (cell)