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Event listings for Wednesday, March 14

Wednesday at 10 a.m., Boxing to Beat Parkinson’s is presented by Parkinson Society NL, a specialized exercise program at Boxfit, 878 Topsail Rd., for Parkinson’s patients using boxing techniques. Classes are free and happen every Wednesday. Call 754-4428 for details.
Wednesday at 10 a.m., Boxing to Beat Parkinson’s is presented by Parkinson Society NL, a specialized exercise program at Boxfit, 878 Topsail Rd., for Parkinson’s patients using boxing techniques. Classes are free and happen every Wednesday. Call 754-4428 for details. - Stock photo

Wednesday, March 14

Comedy

8:30 p.m.

3 for 5 Comedy

Stand-up comedy at Valhalla Tavern, hosted by Paul David Power. Headliner: Veronica Dymond.

Games

12 p.m.

Lunch and Bridge

Lunch and bridge every Wednesday at the ReMax Centre in St. John’s. Contact Shirley Kelly at 754-3260 to register.

8 p.m.

Bingo

Weekly bingo at the Mazol Shrine Centre, 530 Topsail Rd.

Groups

10 a.m.

Boxing to Beat Parkinson’s

Presented by Parkinson Society NL, a specialized exercise program at Boxfit, 878 Topsail Rd., for Parkinson’s patients using boxing techniques. Classes are free and happen every Wednesday. Call 754-4428 for details.

10:30 a.m.

Beginner Guitar Lessons

Held every Wednesday morning until noon at St. John’s Retired Citizens’ Association, 10 Bennett Ave. $5 per session. Open to the public.

Live Music

6 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

7 p.m.

Chris Hennessy

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

9 p.m.

Folk Night Presents Bob MacDonald and Bill Rose

Performing at The Ship Pub.

10 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves.

10:30 p.m.

Heel N Toe

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Technology

2 p.m.

Intro to iPad

Got a new iPad during the holidays and need a little help using it? The A.C. Hunter Public Library is offering beginner basics about Apple iPad tablets. Sessions run about two hours. Be sure to have your Apple ID username and password. Call 737-3950 to register with your library card.

7 p.m.

Drop-In Tech Help

The Michael Donovan Public Library is offering drop-in technology help for people who have questions about their e-reader, iPad or cellphone. Stop by the library between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. with your device to get assistance.

Theatre

7 p.m.

Audition Notice

Nothing On Productions is holding auditions for its spring show — a famous farce (one might say it’s the reason for the company’s existence!) Directed by Janet O’Reilly and running at the LSPU Hall May 24-27. Auditions will be held in Irwin’s Court at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre until 9 p.m. Email nothingonproductions@gmail.com to book an audition time. Participants will be auditioned in groups and will be booked in a 30-minute time slot. No preparation required; sides will be provided.

Trivia

7:30 p.m.

Paddy’s Day Trivia Night

Trivia night at the Johnson Geo Centre is going green for St. Patrick’s Day. Dress festively, as the team wearing their Paddy’s Day best will receive bonus points. May the luck of the Irish be with you! $50 per team, and teams can have six people. Prizes, snacks and a cash bar. 19+. Register online: www.geocentre.ca.

Thursday, March 15

Children

10 a.m.

Active Playgroup

Recreation staff are on site at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre to encourage active play and facilitate opportunities for story time, music and creative play for lots of activity and fun. For children up to five years old and their caregivers; $3 per child; no cost for children under six months old.

Social

12:30 p.m.

Soup Luncheon and Social

Wesley United Church is hosting a soup luncheon and social, including an auction and a game of bridge. Tickets $12. To purchase, call Pheobe at 726-1689, Marvin at 579-7900 or the church office at 579-3682.

Lecture

7 p.m.

Sleep as a Foundation for Health

A free public lecture by Dr. Sheila Garland, a clinical psychologist and assistant professor of psychology and oncology at Memorial University. She is the director of the Sleep, Health and Wellness Lab. Join Dr. Garland in IIC-2001, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation at Memorial University and learn how to use the latest in sleep science to improve your overall health and well-being. She will talk about why we sleep, how we sleep and how to fix your sleep if it gets off track. Free parking in Lot 17.

Live Music

5 p.m.

Fergus O’Byrne

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

6:30 p.m.

Justin Fancy

Performing at Green Sleeves.

8 p.m.

Irish Descendants

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

11 p.m.

The Pub Jugs

Performing at Green Sleeves.

11:30 p.m.

Ceiligh

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Friday, March 16

Holidays

6:30 p.m.

Shamrocks and Shenanigans

The Church of St. Mary the Virgin presents an evening of food (beef and moose stew), entertainment and dancing to the music of Eastern Gate at the Canon Stirling Auditorium. Tickets $20, available from the church office at 579-0039, Everett at 364-2428 or Fred at 738-2830.

Live Music

Seniors

10:30 a.m.

Gentle Yoga

Gentle yoga with Sherry Ryan on Lemarchant Road. Each session is one hour and is ideal for seniors. A six-week session is $80. For more information or to register, contact info@sherryryan.com or 631-6138.

Saturday, March 17

Books

1 p.m.

Azzo Rezori Book Signing

Meet Azzo Rezori, author and retired CBC journalist. He will sign copies of his debut book “Ben Tucker’s Truck and Other Stories” at Broken Books, 245 Duckworth St., until 3 p.m.

Live Music

8 p.m.

St. Patrick’s Day Concert with Sláinte

The Southern Shore Folk Arts Council presents Sláinte, with opening act Sean Sullivan and Rob Slaney, at the Regional Arts Centre/Kavanagh Premises in Ferryland. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Tickets available at Ferryland Foodland, Cape Broyle Ultramar, Riverside Restaurant, SSFAC office or by calling 432-2052. 19+.

Sunday, March 18

Social

1 p.m.

Sharing Our Cultures

Interact with high school youth from diverse cultures, including China, Congo, Nepal, Nigeria and Syria, as they share their music, dance and stories. Performances by Eastern Owl, the Francophone Youth Band and the Prince of Wales Collegiate Chamber Choir. Admission to Sharing Our Cultures at The Rooms is free. Contact Dr. Lloydetta Quaicoe for more information: 726-1504 or lloydetta@sharingourcultures.com.

2:30 p.m.

St. John’s Choir Afternoon Tea

Doors open for the annual event at 2 p.m. at Cowan United Church, 141 Frecker Dr. Tickets $20. For tickets, call Paulette at 747-4760 or Linda at 579-6585.

Monday, March 19

Live Music

6 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

10 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Tuesday, March 20

Games

7 p.m.

Weekly Crib Game

The weekly crib game in support of Ronald McDonald House continues in the basement of St. Teresa’s Church. Admission is $5 per person, with a prize for the winner. We have many people able to teach the game as you go along, so no experience is required. All are welcome for an evening of fun while supporting a good cause.

Live Music

6 p.m.

Andrew Rodgers

Performing at Green Sleeves.

10 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Meetings

12 p.m.

St. John’s Retired Citizens’ Association

Annual general meeting and election of board of directors of the St. John’s Retired Citizens’ Association will take place at 10 Bennett Ave. All paid members are urged to attend.

Seniors

10:30 a.m.

Gentle Yoga

Gentle yoga with Sherry Ryan at Coakers Meadow, Torbay Road. Each session is one hour and is ideal for seniors. A six-week session is $80. For more information or to register, contact info@sherryryan.com or 631-6138.

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