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Go Guide — Community events from Feb. 13

Time to get messy! Free-form arts, such as Play-Doh and finger paint. Leave the mess behind for us to clean up. Free event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Annex in Mount Pearl as part of the Frosty Festival. For more information, call 765-9383.
Time to get messy! Free-form arts, such as Play-Doh and finger paint. Leave the mess behind for us to clean up. Free event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Annex in Mount Pearl as part of the Frosty Festival. For more information, call 765-9383. - Submitted

Tuesday, Feb. 13

Children

9:30 a.m.

Get Messy!

Free-form arts, such as Play-Doh and finger paint. Leave the mess behind for us to clean up! Free event runs until 11 a.m. at the Annex in Mount Pearl as part of the Frosty Festival. For more information, call 765-9383.

6:30 p.m.

Frosty’s Movie Night

Showing Disney’s “Moana” at Gloria Pearson Community Centre. Free event as part of the Frosty Festival. Popcorn and chips provided. Bring your comfy blanket.

Crafts

7 p.m.

Cross Stitching Workshop

The Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador is hosting a hands-on cross-stitching workshop in the Newman Building (1 Springdale St.) from 7-8:30 p.m. Participants will leave with all the materials needed to finish their cross stitch. $30. Register via eventbrite, or contact Katie Harvey by emailing katherine@heritagefoundation.ca, or call toll-free 1-888-739-1892 ext. 6 to reserve your space.

Food

6 p.m.

Pancake Supper

St. John the Evangelist Church Topsail’s annual Shrove Tuesday pancake supper with mini bake sale is happening at the parish hall. Baked beans, sausages, and pancake dessert. Tickets $10 and $5 for children under 12. For more information, call Louise at 834-7385.

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Games

8:30 a.m.

50+ Shuffle Board Tournament

Open to new and regular players. A part of Snow & Ice in Paradise at Paradise Double Ice Complex. For ages 50 plus. Call Julie at 782-3516.

7 p.m.

Crib Game

Weekly crib game at St. Teresa’s Church (basement) in support of Ronald McDonald House. $5 admission. Prize for the winner. Call Andrew Walsh at 726-3935 for more information.

7:30 p.m.

Battle of the Brains

Presented by Benson Buffett, part of the Frosty Festival. Are you a trivia buff? Put your skills to the test! Admission $6 at the Reid Centre. Event will be capped at 40 teams. For more information, call Melanie Steele at 687-8769.

Groups

7:30 p.m.

Inner Healing Ministry

Meets every Tuesday at Wesley United Auditorium on Patrick Street. Come to a place of quiet, with spiritual music and prayer. All denominations are welcome. For more information, call Roger at 895-3499.

Live Music

9 p.m.

Mark Manning

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

10 p.m.

Open Mike Night

Hosted by Mark Manning at O’Reilly’s.

Recreation

3 p.m.

Free Family Swim

At the Summit Centre as part of the Frosty Festival. Parents must swim with children. For more information, call Rosie Stead at 748-6480.

6 p.m.

Wheelchair Basketball

Part of the Frosty Festival. Free admission at Mary Queen of the World. For more information or to register a team, contact Gary Power at 782-0487 or wcsportsnl@gmail.com.

Theatre

8 p.m.

The Twilight Zone

Presented by School Zone Productions. Back by popular demand, an encore performance of the sold-out fall show at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre. Three more classic episodes by Rod Serling, performed live, adapted by Christopher Tobin. Call the box office, 729-3900.

Wednesday, Feb. 14

Children

11 a.m.

Active Start Playgroup

Parents and caregivers can get active with the little ones at Paul Reynolds Community Centre. Recreation staff on site to develop physical literacy through active play. $3 per child between ages two and five. Under age two is free.

History

7 p.m.

Love in the Age of Vikings

We tend to think of the Viking Age as an age of warfare. Join Dr. Shannon Lewis-Simpson at The Rooms and discover intimate aspects of love and marriage in medieval Scandinavia as seen in the archaeological and poetic evidence. This presentation is included with the cost of admission to The Rooms.

Live Music

7 p.m.

Chris Hennessy

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

8 p.m.

Valentunes with Jess Durling

Performing at The Luxus Boutique Hotel and Lounge.

9 p.m.

Folk Night at The Ship

Hosted by Kellie Loder.

10:30 p.m.

Heel N Toe

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Recreation

7 p.m.

Free Public Swim

Swimming fun for everyone at the Summit Centre. Part of the Frosty Festival.

7:30 p.m.

Valentine’s Sweetheart Skate

Romance is in the air at the Bannerman Park Loop. Treat your sweetheart to a free romantic evening skating under the lights with special Valentine’s giveaways, sappy love songs and free hot chocolate for everyone. Event is weather and ice dependent. Part of ChillFest.

Theatre

7 p.m.

Idol Dies At You

Part of the Frosty Festival, a night of musical theatre at the Reid Centre with Spirit of Newfoundland. Starring Dana Parsons, Janet Cull, Keith Power and Andrew Williams. This musical comedy looks at the ups and downs of many music competitions and shows that have often featured aspiring Newfoundland talent. Tickets $75. 19+. 748-6480.

8 p.m.

The Twilight Zone

Presented by School Zone Productions. Back by popular demand, an encore performance of the sold-out fall show at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre. Three more classic episodes by Rod Serling, performed live, adapted by Christopher Tobin. Call the box office: 729-3900.

Thursday, Feb. 15

Live Music

5 p.m.

Fergus O’Byrne

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

8 p.m.

Irish Descendants

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Susan Aglukark

Juno Award-winning 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.

11:30 p.m.

Ceiligh

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Recreation

3 p.m.

Free Public Swim

Swimming fun for everyone at the Summit Centre. Part of the Frosty Festival.

6 p.m.

Free Ski and Snow Shoe Rental

Get your friends and family together for an evening of free snowshoe and ski rentals at North Bank Lodge in Pippy Park. Event is weather dependent and runs until 9 p.m. Part of ChillFest.

Theatre

7 p.m.

Variety Show

Part of the Frosty Festival, presented by Reid Music. Featuring local musicians and old skits. $6 admission at the Reid Centre.

8 p.m.

The Twilight Zone

Presented by School Zone Productions. Back by popular demand, an encore performance of the sold-out fall show at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre. Three more classic episodes by Rod Serling, performed live, adapted by Christopher Tobin. Call the box office: 729-3900.

Friday, Feb. 16

Live Music

5 p.m.

Chris Hennessy

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

6:30 p.m.

Sharing the Voices Presents Instant Choir

A free, no-stress, no strings-attached singing experience for anyone. Show up to St. John’s City Hall, sing and have the best time ever. Working with an experienced song leader and an accompanist, participants learn one well-known song, then perform the song live online. Everyone welcome. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Singing begins at 7 p.m. Part of ChillFest.

8 p.m.

Greeley’s Reel

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

11:30 p.m.

The Punters

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Recreation

9 a.m.

Frosty’s Seniors Bowling Tournament

Part of the Frosty Festival at Paradise Bowl. For bowlers age 50 and over. $10 admission. Tournament runs until 1 p.m. Prizes, refreshments and a special appearance by Frosty. Call 747-1047 for more information.

7 p.m.

Snowshoe Hike

Guided snowshoe hike every Friday evening, with a new location each time. Offered by The Outfitters. Hikes are about 5 km and two hours long. $10 per person, or $40 for a seasons pass. Rentals available for $10. Contact Don Clarke at operations@theoutfitters.nf.ca.

8 p.m.

Everyone Welcome Swim

Enjoy a free swim including toys, diving board, splash pad and slides at Paul Reynolds Community Centre. Open to all ages. Children under 8 must be supervised. Part of ChillFest.

Theatre

8 p.m.

The Twilight Zone

Presented by School Zone Productions. Back by popular demand, an encore performance of the sold-out fall show at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre. Three more classic episodes by Rod Serling, performed live, adapted by Christopher Tobin. Call the box office: 729-3900.

Saturday, Feb. 17

Art

12 p.m.

Real and Imagined

A solo exhibit by prolific artist Louise Sutton at The Leyton Gallery of Fine Art. A selection of works in oil, acrylic and mixed media, Louise drifts seamlessly between the worlds of representation and abstraction with a vibrant energy. Exhibit runs until Feb. 24.

Children

10 a.m.

Easter Seals’ Winter Family Carnival

A day of inclusive winter fun so the whole family can play together! Crafts, gym activities, camp fire, and a trail ride through Pippy Park.  A hot lunch will be provided: chili/soup, dinner rolls and dessert. Coffee/tea and nutritious snacks will be available throughout the day. Event runs until 4 p.m. Registration is $5 per person. Easter Seals House, 206 Mount Scio Rd.

Live Music

2:30 p.m.

Kitchen Party

Bring your instruments and join us at Johnson Geo Centre, free light refreshments will be provided. Free event runs until 4 p.m. Part of ChillFest.

5 p.m.

Billy Kelly

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

8 p.m.

Greeley’s Reel

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

8:30 p.m.

Mick Davis & Thin Love

“Touch the Moon” album release party at Exile at Jag Hotel.

Tickets $10, available at Jag Hotel. Call 738-1524 for more information. Album for purchase at event (vinyl is $30, CD is $10). Come meet the band and get your album signed.

11:30 p.m.

The Punters

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Recreation

10 a.m.

Snowshoeing at Bowring Park

Snowshoes for all ages available to rent at the pool house until 4 p.m. Payment by debit or credit card only. One-hour rental is $5 per person, $10 for a family of three, and $15 for a family of four or more. Weather dependent and based on snow conditions. Call 737-3651.

12:30 p.m.

Snow Play and Sliding Party

An afternoon of fun in Bowring Park. Build, colour and create in the snow, take a ride on the sliding hill and enjoy free hot chocolate. Free event. Weather dependent. Slides not provided. Runs until 2 p.m. by the pool house and sliding hill. Part of ChillFest.

4 p.m.

Community Sliding Time with Mark Critch

Join Mark Critch for two fun-filled hours of sliding at Victoria Park. We’ll officially light up the sliding hill and recognize some of the donors who are helping to renew the park. Free hot chocolate compliments of Tim Hortons, and prizes. Event is weather and snow dependent. Part of ChillFest.

7:30 p.m.

Disco DJ Skating Party

Get your boogie on at Bannerman Park Loop for a free disco DJ skating party featuring live DJ, Slaylist. Disco costumes not required, but strongly encouraged. Event is weather and ice dependent. Part of ChillFest.

Theatre

8 p.m.

The Twilight Zone

Presented by School Zone Productions. Back by popular demand, an encore performance of the sold-out fall show at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre. Three more classic episodes by Rod Serling, performed live, adapted by Christopher Tobin. Call the box office: 729-3900.

Sunday, Feb. 18

Children

1 p.m.

Mega Play

Free family fun with interactive games, bouncers, balloon twisting, reptiles, a tot spot and a quiet chill-out zone. Noise cancelling headphones available. Event runs until 4 p.m. at St. Teresa’s Elementary School. Part of ChillFest.

Parade

6:30 p.m.

Parade of Lights

Lighting up the night with dazzling colour. Meet at the Peter Pan statue, where the parade will kick off. With friends from OZFM, St. John’s Regional Fire Department, Waterford Valley cheerleaders, and many costumed characters. Event is weather dependent. Free event is part of ChillFest.

Recreation

2 p.m.

Free Snowshoeing at Bowring Park

Event is weather dependent and runs until 4:30 p.m. Snowshoes are available at the Bowring Park Pool House. Part of ChillFest.

6 p.m.

Easter Seals Inclusive Youth Dodgeball Tournament

Ages 13 to 18. Co-ed teams of six. All skill levels and abilities welcome. Register by e-mailing samantha@eastersealsnl.ca. Location: Easter Seals NL (206 Mount Scio Rd.) Part of ChillFest.

Live Music

3:30 p.m.

Sunday Traditional Session

Fergus Brown O’Byrne and Tony White co-host a traditional music session at O’Reilly’s. Fun for the whole family. Bring an instrument to play along or just enjoy the music.

7 p.m.

Fergus O’Byrne

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

10:30 p.m.

Con O’Brien and Patrick Moran

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Monday, Feb. 19

Live Music

8:30 p.m.

Monday Night Social

Luke & John (folk country duo) host Monday nights at The Black Sheep all month long.

10:30 p.m.

Rum Ragged

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Tuesday, Feb. 20

Games

7 p.m.

Crib Game

Weekly crib game at St. Teresa’s Church (basement) in support of Ronald McDonald House. $5 admission. Prize for the winner. Call Andrew Walsh at 726-3935 for more information.

Groups

1:30 p.m.

Caregivers Education and Support Program

Program for primary caregivers caring for a love one at home. Guest speaker will be Violet Ruelokke. Hosted by The Mount Pearl Seniors Independence Group. Program runs until 3 p.m. at Park Place Community Centre. Call 748-6485 to register.

7:30 p.m.

Inner Healing Ministry

Meets every Tuesday at Wesley Auditorium on Patrick Street. An hour of spiritual music and prayer, and a time to get in touch with yourself. All denominations are welcome. For more information, call Roger at 895-3499.

Live Music

9 p.m.

Mark Manning

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

10 p.m.

Open Mike Night

Hosted by Mark Manning at O’Reilly’s.

Wednesday, Feb. 21

Children

11 a.m.

Active Start Playgroup

Parents and caregivers can get active with the little ones at Paul Reynolds Community Centre. Recreation staff on site to develop physical literacy through active play. $3 per child between ages two and five. Under age two is free.

Groups

7 p.m.

Cabot Toastmasters Club

Is nervousness with 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, visit www.cabottoastmasters.wordpress.com.

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, Feb. 22

Live Music

5 p.m.

Fergus O’Byrne

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

8 p.m.

Irish Descendants

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

11:30 p.m.

Ceiligh

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Friday, Feb. 23

Art

12 p.m.

Real and Imagined

A solo exhibit by prolific artist Louise Sutton at The Leyton Gallery of Fine Art. A selection of works in oil, acrylic and mixed media, Louise drifts seamlessly between the worlds of representation and abstraction with a vibrant energy. Exhibit runs until tomorrow.

Live Music

6 p.m.

Bill Kelly

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

9 p.m.

Masterless Men

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Recreation

7 p.m.

Snowshoe Hike

Guided snowshoe hike every Friday evening, with a new location each time. Offered by The Outfitters. Hikes are about 5 km and two hours long. $10 per person, or $40 for a seasons pass. Rentals available for $10. Contact Don Clarke at operations@theoutfitters.nf.ca.

Saturday, Feb. 24

Live Music

6 p.m.

Bill Kelly

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

9 p.m.

Masterless Men

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Recreation

10 a.m.

Snowshoeing at Bowring Park

Snowshoes for all ages available to rent at the pool house until 4 p.m. Payment by debit or credit card only. One-hour rental is $5 per person, $10 for a family of three, and $15 for a family of four or more. Weather dependent and based on snow conditions. Call 737-3651.

Sunday, Feb. 25

Recreation

10 a.m.

Snowshoeing at Bowring Park

Snowshoes for all ages available to rent at the pool house until 4 p.m. Payment by debit or credit card only. One-hour rental is $5 per person, $10 for a family of three, and $15 for a family of four or more. Weather dependent and based on snow conditions. Call 737-3651.

Live Music

3:30 p.m.

Sunday Traditional Session

Fergus Brown O’Byrne and Tony White co-host a traditional music session at O’Reilly’s. Fun for the whole family. Bring an instrument to play along or just enjoy the music.

7 p.m.

Fergus O’Byrne

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

10:30 p.m.

Con O’Brien and Patrick Moran

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Monday, Feb. 26

Live Music

8:30 p.m.

Monday Night Social

Luke & John (folk country duo) hosting Monday nights at The Black Sheep all month long.

10:30 p.m.

Rum Ragged

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Tuesday, Feb. 27

Games

7 p.m.

Crib Game

Weekly crib game at the St. Teresa’s Church basement in support of Ronald McDonald House. $5 admission. Prize for the winner. Call Andrew Walsh at 726-3935 for more information.

Groups

7:30 p.m.

Inner Healing Ministry

Meets every Tuesday at Wesley Auditorium on Patrick Street. An hour of spiritual music, prayer, and a time to get in touch with yourself. All denominations are welcome. For more information, call Roger at 895-3499.

Live Music

9 p.m.

Mark Manning

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

10 p.m.

Open Mic Night

Hosted by Mark Manning at O’Reilly’s.

Wednesday, Feb. 28

Children

11 a.m.

Active Start Playgroup

Parents and caregivers can get active with the little ones at Paul Reynolds Community Centre. Recreation staff on site to develop physical literacy through active play. $3 per child between ages two and five. Under age two is free.

Live Music

7 p.m.

Chris Hennessy

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

10:30 p.m.

Heel N Toe

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

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.

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 $10.00, includes spins on Easter baskets, and prizes for the best three Easter bonnets. For tickets, call Sylvia Downey at 368-0696.

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