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Go Guide — Community events for week of Jan. 22

The After-school Movie at Manuels River Interpretation Centre for Wednesday, Jan 24, is “The Hunger Games.” $5 per person or free with membership. Free popcorn. Children under 11 must attend with a guardian.
The After-school Movie at Manuels River Interpretation Centre for Wednesday, Jan 24, is “The Hunger Games.” $5 per person or free with membership. Free popcorn. Children under 11 must attend with a guardian. - Submitted

Monday, Jan. 22

 

Children

 

11 a.m.

Active Start Playgroup

For children up to age 5. $3 per child, under age 2 is free. Location: Paul Reynolds Community Centre.

 

Live Music

 

7 p.m.

Bill Kelly

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

8 p.m.

MusicNL Open Mic

Hosted by Peter Fewer at The Ship. No cover.

 

10:30 p.m.

RumDay, Monday featuring Rum Ragged

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

Workshops

 

7 p.m.

Build Your Beauty Brand

Social media marketing and pro-tips for beauty professionals. Location: The Hampton Inn (411 Stavanger Dr.). Tickets available at eventbrite.ca.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 23

 

Classes

 

7:30 p.m.

Nutritional Strategy Class

Kelly, an RN and wellness coach, teaches eight strategies to follow for healthy living. $5. Location: Rainbow Gully Hut (Town of Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s). Call 895-5671 to register.

 

Comedy

 

8:30 p.m.

Bittersweet Stand-up Comedy

Presented by Quidi Vidi Brewery. Headliner: Luke Lawrence at Bitters Pub (216 Prince Philip Dr.). $2 cover. Hosted by Lindsay Barron.

 

Groups

 

7 p.m.

Sit and Knit

Bring your current knitting project. Ages 10+. $3 per person. Location: Paul Reynolds Community Centre (35 Carrick Dr.).

 

Live Music

 

9 p.m.

Mark Manning

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

10 p.m.

O’Reilly’s Open Mike Night

Hosted by Mark Manning.

 

Movies

 

6:30 p.m.

Space & Silliness Movie Marathon

Showing: “Galaxy Quest,” “Spaceballs” and “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.” Free popcorn. No cover. Location: The Geek Bar at The Rock House.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 24

 

Children

 

3:30 p.m.

After-school Movie at Manuels River Interpretation Centre

Showing: “The Hunger Games.” $5 per person or free with membership. Free popcorn. Children under 11 must attend with a guardian.

 

7 p.m.

Lego Show

Show off your favourite Lego creation. Children ages 6-12. Call 737-2621 to register. Location: Michael Donovan Public Library.

 

Classes

 

8:30 p.m.

Navigating Anxiety and Stress through Mindfulness

Take this class via Zoom conferencing from the comfort of your home. Every Wednesday until March 28. $30/week. For more information, call Andrew Safer at 699-3293 or visit www.safermindfulness.com.

 

Games

 

7 p.m.

An Introduction to Bridge

Location: A.C. Hunter Library. Adult program. Call 737-3950 to register.

 

8 p.m.

Shrine Centre Bingo

Location: Mazol Shrine Centre (530 Topsail Rd.).

 

Trivia Night

Location: The Sundance (33 New Gower St.).

 

Live Music

 

7 p.m.

Chris Hennessy

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

10:30 p.m.

Heel N Toe

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

Thursday, Jan. 25

 

Art

2:30 p.m.

Hazel May Eckert visits The Rooms

Artist discussion and a sneak peek at Eckert’s upcoming exhibition “Over Time”. Presentation included with regular admission to The Rooms.

 

Causes

 

12 p.m.

Metrobus Commission meeting

Meet the commission and hear their deliberations. Limited space. RSVP: linda.ryan@metrobus.com.

 

7:30 p.m.

Film: Jeremy Irons’ “Trashed”

Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as he travels around the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution. Film presented by For A New Earth. Showing at Innovation Hall, MUN.

 

Classes

 

5:30 p.m.

Winter Mindfulness and Meditation

Classes running every Thursday until March 29. Location: The Lantern. $18/session or $160 for the series. For more information, call Andrew Safer at 699-3293 or visit www.safermindfulness.com.

 

Games

 

8 p.m.

Bingo

Doors open 6:30 p.m. Location: Blackmarsh Legion.

 

Groups

 

7 p.m.

Adult Comic Book Club

Bring your comics and graphic novels for a meet-up to chat and share our favourite graphics! Join us on the main floor of the AC Hunter Public Library. Call 737-3950 to register.

 

Lectures

 

7:30 p.m.

Behind Barb Wire – Newfoundland POW’s in the Great War

Jessie Chisholm and Dan Duda lecturing. Presented by Newfoundland and Labrador Historical Society. Location: Hampton Hall at Marine Institute.

 

Live Music

 

5 p.m.

Fergus O’Byrne

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

8 p.m.

Irish Descendants

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Robbie Burns Day

Marking the celebration at The Rose & Thistle Pub. Music by Tomorrow’s Hangover.

 

11:30 p.m.

Ceiligh

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

Friday, Jan. 26

 

Art

 

5:30 p.m.

Reinventing the Norse

Opening reception at Devon House. April Harvey’s collection, “Feminization of the Norse”, alongside artist Joanne B Kaar.

 

Children

 

10 a.m.

International Storytime

All ages welcome, but best suited for children 0-5 with caregivers. Pre-register by calling Marjorie Mews Public Library at 737-3020.

 

2:30 p.m.

Young Scientist: Arctic Animals

Find out about the critters who like winter best! $7 per person (under age 4 free with adult) or free with membership. No pre-registration required. Guardian must attend with children. Program designed for children 4 to 7 years old. Location: Manuels River.

 

3:30 p.m.

Family Literacy Day Storytime

Children of all ages welcome, but best suited for 2-6 year olds. Space is limited. Call Michael Donovan Public Library at 737-2621 to register.

Kids Book Club

Discussing and having fun with the book, "From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler" by E.L. Konigsburg. For children 8-12 years of age. Call Marjorie Mews Public Library to register: 737-3020.

 

Live Music

 

5 p.m.

Chris Hennessy

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

8 p.m.

East Port Properties Big Band Show

Featuring Jody Richardson and Mark Fewer at one of the biggest shows of the year at the Arts and Culture Centre. Presented by Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra.

The Reels

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

10:30 p.m.

Winter Blues at The Ship Pub

Shake off the winter blues with blues musicians Beauwater, Denis Parker and the Modern Saints, and Dave Mundy and the Best Kind. Tickets $10.

 

11:30 p.m.

Ceiligh

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

Recreation

 

7 p.m.

Friday Night Snowshoe Hikes

New location every Friday. Hikes are about two hours long. $10 per hike or $40 for the season. Rentals available. For more information: www.theoutfitters.nf.ca.

 

Saturday, Jan. 27

 

Causes

 

9 p.m.

Benefit Dance for Judy and Natasha Mullowney

Their lives were devastated by a house fire in Bay Bulls Dec. 19. Friends are fundraising to help get them back into their home. Donations of funds, supplies, or in-kind services are welcome. Tickets will be sold on donated items. To help, call Jonathon at 771-0975. Location: Tors Cove Hall.

 

Comedy

 

8 p.m.

Mike Lynch – Getting To Know Me 2

He’s coming home for the biggest show of his career at Holy Heart Theatre. Tickets $25. Call 579-4424.

 

Live Music

 

8 p.m.

East Port Properties Big Band Show

Featuring Jody Richardson and Mark Fewer at one of the biggest shows of the year at the Arts and Culture Centre. Presented by Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra.

The Reels

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

11:30 p.m.

Ceiligh

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

Shopping

 

9 a.m.

Winter Market

St. John’s Farmers Market Winter Markets running every two weeks at the Lions Club Chalet until May 19.

 

Sports

 

6:30 p.m.

Women’s Sea-Hawks Basketball

Memorial vs Acadia.

 

8 p.m.

Men’s Sea-Hawks Basketball

Memorial vs Acadia.

 

Sunday, Jan. 28

 

Literature

 

10:30 a.m.

Sparks Literary Festival

Celebrate the written and spoken word in Newfoundland and Labrador with author readings and discussions. Sessions run throughout the day, with a reception at 6 p.m. All events take place at the Suncor Energy Hall, Memorial University school of music. Free event, no registration required, free parking in Lot 15B.

 

Live Music

 

3:30 p.m.

Sunday Traditional Session

Traditional Irish-Newfoundland music at O’Reilly’s.

 

7 p.m.

Fergus O’Byrne

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

Monday, Jan. 29

 

Live Music

 

7 p.m.

Bill Kelly

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

10:30 p.m.

RumDay, Monday featuring Rum Ragged

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 30

 

Live Music

 

9 p.m.

Mark Manning

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

10 p.m.

O’Reilly’s Open Mike Night

Hosted by Mark Manning.

 

12 a.m.

The Bishops Trio

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 31

 

Live Music

 

7 p.m.

Chris Hennessy

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

10:30 p.m.

Heel N Toe

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

Saturday, Feb. 3

 

Causes

 

9:30 am.

Walk a Mile in His Shoes

Walk to support prostate cancer survivors and their families at the Jack Byrne Arena track on Torbay Road. Refreshments and prizes.

 

Saturday, Feb. 10

 

Causes

 

10 a.m.

8th Annual Cancer Ribbon fundraiser

Artists at Trouble Bound Tattoos will spend the entire day tattooing cancer ribbons for $100 plus tax each, with all proceeds going to Daffodil Place. Proceeds from t-shirt and art print sales will also be donated.

 

Thursday, Feb. 15

 

Live Music

 

8 p.m.

Susan Aglukark

Multi-Award winning Juno artist Susan Aglukark brings her show to Atlantic Canada, including stops at all six arts and culture centres in the province from Feb. 4-15. Tickets are $35 each, or $30 for students and seniors (HST and service charge included) and can be purchased online at www.artsandculturecentre.com or by calling and visiting local arts and culture centre box offices.

 

Thursday, Feb. 8

 

Causes

 

7 p.m.

Paws for Celebration

An evening of live entertainment, a silent auction, raffle draws and all-you-can-eat dessert. All proceeds go to Beagle Paws, an organization that rescues and rehomes the province’s most neglected dog breed — beagles. Tickets $25 at the door or at www.beaglepaws.com.

 

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