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GrandCon 2021

GrandCon features tabletop gaming in all its forms, including the creators behind them. We provide an atmosphere that will allow gamers to mingle and appreciate their shared interests.

Come to play or chat with fellow enthusiasts in a community that understands your passions.  Find adventure with favorite role-playing game.  Meet the creators behind your favorite mainstream and independent games.  Check out unpublished games, maybe design a game, and sneak a peek at great things to come.

 

NVGO – Northview Video Game Olympics

NVGO, (Northview Video Game Olympics), is a fundraiser for their Northview Band Boosters. The event will consist of a variety of tournaments for different video games. Participants are allowed to enter up to two different tournaments. Each entry costs $10.
The event will take place on Saturday, January 11th, with all preliminary rounds wrapping up by dinner time. The finals will take place starting at 7:00pm in the high school auditorium projected on the big screen for the audience to see. Admission for audience members is free. Winners will be honored in the medal ceremony at the end of the event.
Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nvgo-the-northview-video-game-olympics-tickets-86269926673

The Business of E-Sports

Association of Business Alumni Coffee Series presents The Business of E-Sports featuring Adam Antor, Head Coach of the Aquinas Esports Program and AQ Master of Management candidate.

In 2019 alone, an estimated 454 million people around the world tuned in to watch ‘esports.’ What are ‘esports?’ Quick answer: competitive video gaming. Esports has grown so large, you can’t afford not to know what it is.

Wednesday, February 26
7:30 am – 9 am
Aquinas College Donnelly Center

$15 includes coffee and a light breakfast. $5 of each registration fee will be considered a donation to support student attendance at community business events.

RSVP by February 19.

Events for the Week Feb 24th-Mar 1st

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JAFAX Pokemon Sword/Shield Celebration

Pokemon masters young and young at heart! Do you have what it takes to be the number one trainer in West Michigan? Do you just want to play Pokemon with fellow trainers? We have the event for you! On February 22, 2020, JAFAX will be partnering with The Comic Signal to host a Pokemon event to celebrate Pokemon Sword and Shield.

Everyone is welcome at this family friendly event. We will hold events for Pokemon Sword and Shield, Super Smash Brothers Ultimate, Pokken and much more. More information to come soon!

Come celebrate this huge milestone in Pokemon history with The Comic Signal and JAFAX.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Feb 22nd

Relive the magic of year six in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™ in Concert. With this film, based on the six installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, fans of all ages can now experience the thrilling tale of Harry’s obsession with a mysterious potions book accompanied by the music of a live symphony orchestra as Harry soars across the big screen in HD!

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Feb 21st

Relive the magic of year six in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™ in Concert. With this film, based on the six installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, fans of all ages can now experience the thrilling tale of Harry’s obsession with a mysterious potions book accompanied by the music of a live symphony orchestra as Harry soars across the big screen in HD!

Events for the Week Feb 17th-23rd

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“Make Your Own Damn Movie” A Masterclass with Director/Producer Lloyd Kaufman of Troma Films

“Make Your Own Damn Movie” A Masterclass with Director/Producer Lloyd Kaufman of Troma FIlms 

Stanley Lloyd Kaufman Jr. is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and actor. With producer Michael Herz, he is the co-founder of Troma Entertainment film studio, and the director of many of their feature films, such as The Toxic Avenger and Tromeo and Juliet.