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Go Guide — Community events for Saturday March 3

Like maple syrup? Why not learn how to make it? Learn how maple syrup is made and how to easily make your own maple syrup at home at a workshop Saturday at 1 p.m. Meet at the large parking lot/maintenance yard located just before Pippy Park HQ.
Like maple syrup? Why not learn how to make it? Learn how maple syrup is made and how to easily make your own maple syrup at home at a workshop Saturday at 1 p.m. Meet at the large parking lot/maintenance yard located just before Pippy Park HQ. - Submitted

Saturday, March 3

Books

2 p.m.

Jack and Mary in the Land of Thieves

A staged reading of Andy Jones’ award-winning Jack tale at Devon House (59 Duckworth St.). Staged reading by Andy Jones and Mary-Lynn Bernard. A delightful tale about love, treachery, perseverance, and cherry cake. Free event. Books for sale.

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Causes

7 p.m.

A Night for Geordie

Geordie suffered a work place injury that has left him paralyzed below the chest. Geordie's condition is extreme and he cannot access the treatment he needs here in N.L. Help get Geordie on his feet by getting him into a spine rehabilitation center in the United States. Help him by enjoying live music featuring Billy Hickey and DJ Lex at Swilers Rugby Club, plus draws, raffles, and a silent auction. Tickets $25 in advance. For tickets or to make a silent auction donation, call Matthew at 727-0789 or Dayna at 749-9878.

Children

9 a.m.

PLAY Program

Offered by the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation in PE-2000 at Memorial University. Free for children up to six years old and their caregivers. Registration is required the morning of sessions and is limited to 40 children.

Health

10 a.m.

Complimentary Hearing Screenings

Never had a hearing test? Have difficulty hearing in certain settings? CHHA-NL is launching a new complimentary hearing screening program at the provincial office in Mount Pearl. From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., anyone is welcome to get a hearing screening. No appointment necessary.

Workshop

1 p.m.

Maple tapping

Learn how to make maple syrup. Participants learn how to safely and sustainably tap a maple tree. Free event. Donations to fund Friends of Pippy Park efforts gladly accepted. Meet at the large parking lot just before Pippy Park HQ. The grove is just a few minutes’ walk from the meeting area. Winter footwear is required. Weather permitting.

Live Music

6 p.m.

Bob MacDonald

Performing at PJ Billingtons.

6:30 p.m.

Rob Cook

Performing at Green Sleeves.

7 p.m.

Gavin Simms and Chris Picco

Performing at The Battery Café. $10 cover.

7:30 p.m.

The Celtic Fiddlers 25th Anniversary Show

After 25 years, The Celtic Fiddlers has become one of Newfoundland’s icons in traditional vocal and instrumental music. This show will feature all the old and new favourite tunes. Come celebrate! Tickets are $29.50, available at http://rca.nf.ca/event/celtic-fiddlers/.

Iris Trio

Praised for their “sensitivity and great tonal beauty,” the Iris Trio (Christine Carter clarinet, Molly Carr viola, and Anna Petrova piano) premieres their new program, Homage and Inspiration, at D.F. Cook Recital Hall in advance of their German tour and recording at the Sendesaal Bremen. Tickets available at the door or online; $22 for adults, $16 for students and seniors.

8 p.m.

NSO Sinfonia 3: Makkipok!

Conclusion of the Sinfonia series with the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra and Lady Cove Women’s Choir, under the direction of Kellie Walsh, at the Basilica. Featuring selections which highlight and celebrate Labrador. For more information, visit www.nsomusic.ca.

9:30 p.m.

The Kubasonics, Ouroboros, and Thelma and Louise

Performing at The Rockhouse in a fundraiser for the SKS Seed Fund to establish a childcare facility at Iris Kirby House. $10.

10:30 p.m.

Mighty Rovers

Performing at CBTG’s with special guests Peter Fewer and Andrew Westcott. $5 cover.

Music

8 p.m.

RPM Challenge

Every year, more than 100 albums are recorded by N.L. artists as part of the RPM Challenge. Come celebrate this amazing annual explosion of new local music. We'll kick off the listening party at the Rocket Room until 11 p.m., and then it will continue streaming online over the following days.

Sports

7 p.m.

AUS Women’s Volleyball Championships

Winners from Friday’s semi-final games will face off at Memorial University’s Field House.

St. John’s Edge Basketball

St. John’s Edge vs. KW Titans at Mile One Centre. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Theatre

2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

A Night of Sam Shepard

Two short plays, “Action” and “Cowboy Mouth,” at the Barbara Barrett Theatre (St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre). Tickets ($25/$20) are available by calling 729-3900 or online at artsandculturecentre.com. Matinee (2 p.m.) is $10.

Writing

2 p.m.

Creative Writers’ Group

Writers of fiction, poetry and memoir are welcome to this monthly creative writers’ group at Michael Donovan Public Library. New members are welcome at any time. Call 737-2621 for more information or to register for this group.

Sunday, March 4

Causes

10:30 a.m.

6th Annual Spare Some Love Bowling

In support of Ronald McDonald House. Held at Plaza Bowl, there are two times to choose from: morning bowling at 10:30 a.m., or afternoon at 2:30 p.m. Bowlers of all skill levels welcome. Organize your team, and “Spare” Some Love for the families at Ronald McDonald House. Tickets on an escalating 50/50 draw also available. Call 738-0000.

2 p.m.

Lymphedema Awareness Walk

Come to New World Fitness (644 Topsail Rd.) for a fun walk with refreshments and prizes.

Children

2 p.m.

Kids in the Kitchen: Cheesecake Bake

Experience the Joy of Kosher cooking, presented by Chabad of Newfoundland. A unique culinary experience with a Jewish twist, in an environment that fosters discovery and creativity. For children aged three to 12. Parents are welcome to stay. Cost: $5 per class or $25 for a membership (includes apron). To register, call Tuba at 341-8770.

Groups

6:30 p.m.

Wesley Church Men’s Choir – Service

The Wesley Men’s Choir and Rev. Bill Mercer, along with special guests Deborah and Keith Collins, will hold a service and sing-a-long at 6:50 p.m. All are welcome.

Concerts

7:30 p.m.

Musical Theatre Showcase

Final concert at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall.

A Celebration of Music also held at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall on Sunday March 11th - 7:30 p.m., tickets available at the door.

Live Music

3 p.m.

Damian Follett & Des Gambin

An intimate afternoon at Loose Tie with original music by Damian Follett and Des Gambin unplugged. Hear the stories behind the songs. Tickets $20.

7 p.m.

Dave Whitty

Performing at Green Sleeves.

11 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Theatre

7 p.m.

Play Reading: Wild Swans

A reading of Sarah Dennison’s Wild Swans at LSPU Hall. A mutual love for Chet Baker sparks an unlikely friendship between precocious teen, Rose, and her eighty-year-old neighbour, Cybil. Wild Swans is an exploration of a multigenerational connection that grows over the course of one summer and one album in a small Ontario town. Reading will feature a talkback with the playwright, musical opening act Kira Sheppard, and a small reception. Admission by donation.

Monday, March 5

Live Music

6 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

8 p.m.

Lee York

Performing at The Ship Pub.

8:30 p.m.

The Old Contemporaries

They’re back! Performing at The Black Sheep after a month-long hiatus while Rube & Rake were touring with their album “Back and Forth”.

10 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Tuesday, March 6

Gardening

8 p.m.

Gardening Experiences on the Avalon

The March meeting of the Newfoundland Horticultural Society will feature a presentation by Stephen Outerbridge, "Sharing Gardening Experiences on the Avalon”. Stephen has spent decades tending plants and has a special affinity for rhododendrons, azaleas, heaths and heathers. Join us at St. David’s Church Hall on Elizabeth Avenue. Refreshments and a raffle to follow the lecture. Everyone welcome.

Live Music

6 p.m.

Andrew Rodgers

Performing at Green Sleeves.

10 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Sports

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge Basketball

St. John’s Edge vs. Halifax at Mile One Centre. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, March 7

Games

12 p.m.

Lunch and Bridge

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

Groups

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.

7 p.m.

Cabot Toastmasters Club

Is fear of public speaking holding you back? Drop in to our meeting at Mount Pearl City Hall to learn what we’re all about. For more information, simply Google “Cabot Toastmasters.”

Live Music

6 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

10 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Sports

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge Basketball

St. John’s Edge vs. Halifax at Mile One Centre. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Thursday, March 8

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.

Culture

7 p.m.

The Things We Keep

The Blue Castle and the Saltwater Stories Research project present an interactive conversation at the MMap Gallery (St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre) about the things we keep. What things do you keep close at hand when you move? And what things have you left behind? These might be physical things, or they may be memories, ideas and feelings. Free admission and parking. Bring the things you keep and the stories that make them meaningful to you.

Live Music

6:30 p.m.

Rob Cook

Performing at Green Sleeves.

11 p.m.

Mark Manning & Carl Peters

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub & Eatery.

Friday, March 9

Live Music

4 p.m.

Rob Cook

Performing at Green Sleeves.

8 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves.

12 a.m.

Chris Ryan Trio

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Saturday, March 10

Groups

2 p.m.

Easter Afternoon Tea

Hosted by The Ladies of the Sabre at the Mazol Shrine Centre (530 Topsail Rd.) Tickets $10, includes spins on Easter baskets, and prizes for the best three Easter bonnets. For tickets, call Sylvia Downey at 368-0696.

Live Music

6:30 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

11 p.m.

Chris Ryan Trio

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Sports

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge Basketball

St. John’s Edge vs. London at Mile One Centre. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Sunday, March 11

Live Music

6 p.m.

Gospel Open Mike

St. John’s Retired Citizens’ Association (10 Bennett Ave.) is hosting a gospel open mike. $5 at the door. Doors open 6 p.m., music starts at 7 p.m. Canteen service available. All are welcome.

7 p.m.

Dave Whitty

Performing at Green Sleeves.

8 p.m.

NSO Recital 3: Atlantic String Quartet

Featuring the Atlantic String Quartet at the Anglican Cathedral. The NSO’s Recital Series presents high-quality chamber music. The Atlantic String Quartet includes Heather Kao, Nancy Case-Oates, Kate Read and Theo Weber. For more information, visit www.nsomusic.ca.

11 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Sports

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge Basketball

St. John’s Edge vs. London at Mile One Centre. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Monday, March 12

Live Music

6 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

10 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Tuesday, March 13

Live Music

6 p.m.

Andrew Rodgers

Performing at Green Sleeves.

10 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Seniors

10:30 a.m.

Gentle Yoga

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

Wednesday, March 14

Games

12 p.m.

Lunch and Bridge

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

Groups

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.

10 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Thursday, March 15

Children

10 a.m.

Active Playgroup

Recreation staff are on site at 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.

Live Music

6:30 p.m.

Justin Fancy

Performing at Green Sleeves.

11 p.m.

The Pub Jugs

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Friday, March 16

Holidays

6:30 p.m.

Shamrocks and Shenanigans

The Church of St. Mary the Virgin is pleased to present 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 Rd. Each session is one hour in length 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

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, Francophone youth band, and PWC Chamber Choir. Admission to Sharing Our Cultures at The Rooms is free. Contact Dr. Lloydetta Quaicoe for more information: or 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 (747-4760) or Linda (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

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 for St. John’s Retired Citizen’s 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 Rd. Each session is one hour in length and is ideal for seniors. A six-week session is $80. For more information or to register, contact info@sherryryan.com or 631-6138.

Wednesday, March 21

Games

12 p.m.

Lunch and Bridge

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

Groups

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.

10 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Thursday, March 22

Children

10 a.m.

Active Playgroup

Recreation staff are on site at 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.

Live Music

6:30 p.m.

Rob Cook

Performing at Green Sleeves.

11 p.m.

Mark Manning & Carl Peters

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub & Eatery.

Friday, March 23

Live Music

4 p.m.

Rob Cook

Performing at Green Sleeves.

8 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves.

12 a.m.

Boys & Girls

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Seniors

10:30 a.m.

Gentle Yoga

Gentle yoga with Sherry Ryan on Lemarchant Rd. Each session is one hour in length 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 24

Live Music

6:30 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

11 p.m.

Boys & Girls

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Sunday, March 25

Live Music

7 p.m.

Dave Whitty

Performing at Green Sleeves.

11 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Social

1 p.m.

Paint and Sip

Paint and sip with Bobbi Pike Art in support of Canadian National Institute for the Blind at 70 The Boulevard. $40 per person includes all art supplies, instruction, and snacks. No experience necessary. Everyone walks away with their own piece of art. Event run until 5 p.m. E-mail for more information: amanda.halliday@cnib.ca.

Monday, March 26

Live Music

6 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

10 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Tuesday, March 27

Live Music

6 p.m.

Andrew Rodgers

Performing at Green Sleeves.

10 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Seniors

10:30 a.m.

Gentle Yoga

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

Wednesday, March 28

Games

12 p.m.

Lunch and Bridge

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

Groups

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.

8 p.m.

Nelly

All Work, No Play Canadian Promo Tour at Mile One Centre. Tickets on sale now. Doors open at 7 p.m.

10 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Thursday, March 29

Children

10 a.m.

Active Playgroup

Recreation staff are on site at 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.

Live Music

6:30 p.m.

Rob Cook

Performing at Green Sleeves.

11 p.m.

Mark Manning & Carl Peters

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub & Eatery.

Friday, March 30

Live Music

4 p.m.

Rob Cook

Performing at Green Sleeves.

8 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves.

12 a.m.

Black Sheep

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Seniors

10:30 a.m.

Gentle Yoga

Gentle yoga with Sherry Ryan on Lemarchant Rd. Each session is one hour in length 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 31

Live Music

6:30 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

11 p.m.

Black Sheep

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Sports

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge Basketball

Versus Niagara at Mile One Centre. Doors open 6 p.m.

Wednesday, April 4

Games

12 p.m.

Lunch and Bridge

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

Groups

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.

Wednesday, April 11

Games

12 p.m.

Lunch and Bridge

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

Groups

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.

Wednesday, April 18

Games

12 p.m.

Lunch and Bridge

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

Groups

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.

Wednesday, April 25

Games

12 p.m.

Lunch and Bridge

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

Groups

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.

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