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Go Guide — Community events from Feb. 21

Get together to knit, share patterns and chat with friends at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre, from 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21. Participants aged 10 to 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Bring your knitting project. $3 per person.
Get together to knit, share patterns and chat with friends at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre, from 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21. Participants aged 10 to 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Bring your knitting project. $3 per person. - Submitted

Tuesday, Feb. 20

Children

6 p.m.

Game on!

Youth games and pizza party night for youth ages 12-16 at the Town of Portugal Cove. Enjoy a night with friends playing video games on various gaming systems. Registration required. Call Mike at 895-5671.

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Comedy

8:30 p.m.

Bittersweet Comedy

Standup comedy at Bitters Pub hosted by Lindsay Barron.

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

11 a.m.

Freelance Musicians’ Meet-up

Bringing together local freelance musicians. Carole Bestvater is hosting this month’s meet-up at Jumping Bean in the TD Building on Duckworth Street.

1:30 p.m.

Caregivers Education and Support Program

Program for primary caregivers caring for a loved 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 p.m.

Sit and Knit

Get together to knit, share patterns and chat with friends at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre. Participants aged 10 to 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Bring your knitting project. $3 per person.

7:30 p.m.

Inner Healing Ministry

Meetings 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

6 p.m.

Andrew Rodgers

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

9 p.m.

Mark Manning

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

10 p.m.

Open Mike Night

Hosted by Mark Manning at O’Reilly’s.

10 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

Wednesday, Feb. 21

Books

2:30 p.m.

Author Reading with Fred Humber

Love true crime and mystery books? As part of A.C. Hunter Public Library’s “Love Our Local Authors Month,” Fred Humber will read from his novel “Death at the Harbourview Café.” Call 737-2133 to register.

Children

11 a.m.

Active Start Playgroup

Parents and caregivers can get active with the little ones at the 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.

Classes

6 p.m.

Paint & Tea

Program hosted by June Walker-Wilson at the A.C. Hunter Public Library. A positive space for everyone to experiment with art. No previous experience required. Wear old clothes. All materials, tea and coffee will be provided. Program intended for adults only. Call 737-3950 to register.

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.

Iris Group

A bi-weekly support group meeting at Waterford Hospital Lions Club for people affected by mental illness. For more information, call Dave at 777-3335.

Games

8 p.m.

Bingo

Weekly Bingo at Mazol Shrine Centre.

Violence Prevention Trivia Night

February is Violence Prevention Month. Donate $5 to participate in this special trivia night at Bitters Pub. Awesome prizes. 19+ event.

Live Music

6 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

7 p.m.

Chris Hennessy

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Tunes & Tales from Pigeon Inlet

Come to The Rooms for an evening of local humour and authentic Newfoundland folk music with Kelly Russell. The performance features the classic “Tales from Pigeon Inlet” by Kelly’s father, Ted Russell, plus the music and stories from his travels. Program included with the cost of admission to The Rooms.

9 p.m.

Dave Penny

Performing at The Ship Pub.

10 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

10:30 p.m.

Heel N Toe

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Social

6:30 p.m.

Moose Dinner

The Kirk is hosting a moose dinner and silent auction. Tickets $25. To purchase tickets, call 726-5385.

Theatre

8 p.m.

Blithe Spirit

Lighthearted and endearing, this otherworldly classic is sure to tickle your goosebumps. Written by Noël Coward and directed by Christine Young. Onstage at the Barbara Barrett Theatre. Tickets available at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre box office.

Thursday, Feb. 22

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.

Community

5:30 p.m.

Tool Library Community Night

The St. John’s Tool Library’s first community night/open house. Drop by the library at 151 Empire Ave. to see demonstrations on safe tool use, plan projects, learn more about the library or become a library member.

Games

8 p.m.

Bingo

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. at the Blackmarsh Legion. Bingo begins at 8 p.m. Canteen available.

History

2:30 p.m.

The Life and Death of the S.S. Florizel

It’s been 100 years since the S.S. Florizel crashed off Horn Head, Cappahayden, killing 93 passengers and crew. The “Original Shipster,” Heather Elliott, will be at The Rooms to talk about the history of the ship, the disaster and the investigation into her demise. Program included with the cost of admission to The Rooms.

7:30 p.m.

The Untold Story of the Labrador Court, 1826-1833

Rhodes Scholar Augustus G. Lilly, QC, presents this month’s lecture for the Newfoundland and Labrador Historical Society at Hampton Hall (Marine Institute).

Live Music

5 p.m.

Fergus O’Byrne

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

6:30 p.m.

Rob Cook

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

8 p.m.

Irish Descendants

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

11 p.m.

Mark Manning and Carl Peters

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

11:30 p.m.

Ceiligh

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Theatre

8 p.m.

Blithe Spirit

Lighthearted and endearing, this otherworldly classic is sure to tickle your goosebumps. Written by Noël Coward and directed by Christine Young. Onstage at the Barbara Barrett Theatre. Tickets available at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre box office.

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 Saturday.

Causes

6:30 p.m.

Karma Ride

Ride at Bespoke Cycle in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Minimum $10 donation to participate.

7:30 p.m.

Charity Poker Tournament

Jorja’s Journeys will soon be on another mission of global impact and empowerment this March in Knysna, South Africa. Buy in for the charity poker fundraiser at the Bella Vista is $40. Lots of prizes, baked goods, and food for purchase. Call Janine for more information at 699-2405.

Live Music

4 p.m.

Rob Cook

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

4:30 p.m.

Randy Matthews

Performing at Fionn MacCool’s.

6 p.m.

Bill Kelly

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

7 p.m.

Florian Hoefner Trio

Performing at The Black Sheep. $10 cover.

8 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

9 p.m.

Emblem & Electrikompany

Performing at CBTG’s. $7 cover.

Masterless Men

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

SAK Presents: A Night at Pete’s

Performing at The Peter Easton Pub: Smart Alec Kids, Lexi Hicks, Trouser, and Lo Siento. $10 cover.

9:30 p.m.

Signal Hill

Performing at Club One. Advance tickets $15.

10 p.m.

Carlyle

Performing at The Rockhouse, with Har_Soul opening. $7 cover.

Two Guitars Clash, Psychobilly Cadillacs, Colleen Power Band

Performing at The Ship Pub.

10:30 p.m.

Peter Willie Youngtree & The Blooms

Performing at The Black Sheep. $10 cover.

12 a.m.

Black Sheep

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

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 season pass. Rentals available for $10. Contact Don Clarke at operations@theoutfitters.nf.ca.

Sports

6 p.m.

Sea-Hawks Basketball

Come cheer on your Memorial University Sea-Hawks as they take on Saint Mary’s at The Works. Women’s game at 6 p.m., men’s game at 8 p.m.

Theatre

8 p.m.

Blithe Spirit

Lighthearted and endearing, this otherworldly classic is sure to tickle your goosebumps. Written by Noël Coward and directed by Christine Young. Onstage at the Barbara Barrett Theatre. Tickets available at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre box office.

Saturday, Feb. 24

Classes

9 a.m.

Transform with Tina

A mind fitness program that empowers and elevates your life. Designed to build self-awareness and confidence, and access higher potential. Program runs until 5 p.m. at Rocket Bakery. Cost is what you think it’s worth when you’re done. Always free for teachers, firemen, police officers, counsellors and paramedics. Email to register: tinaolivero@theogm.com.

Live Music

2 p.m.

The Kubasonics: All Ages Matinee

This family-friendly event is a chance to not only hear all your favourite Kubasonics songs, but to also see some Ukrainian instruments up close, and try your hand at a few traditional Ukrainian dances. Performing at St. John’s Elks Club. Tickets $10 at the door. Free for children under three.

6 p.m.

Bill Kelly

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Bob MacDonald

Performing at PJ Billingtons.

6:30 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

8 p.m.

Fretboard Journey

Performing at The Ship Pub. Fretboard Journey features four of N.L.’s finest guitarists: Sandy Morris, Gordon Quinton, Craig Young and Duane Andrews. They’ll take you down the line from Western Swing to Newfoundland Jigs with all stops in between. Tickets $20.

Kellie Loder

Finishing up her album release tour at The Rocket Room (upstairs at Rocket Bakery). Tickets on sale at kellieloder.com.

9 p.m.

Masterless Men

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

9:30 p.m.

Signal Hill

Performing at Club One. Advance tickets $15.

11 p.m.

Black Sheep

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

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.

Sports

12 p.m.

Sea-Hawks Women’s Basketball

Come cheer on your Memorial University Sea-Hawks as they take on St. Mary’s at The Works.

2 p.m.

Sea-Hawks Men’s Basketball

Come cheer on your Memorial University Sea-Hawks as they take on St. Mary’s at The Works.

Theatre

8 p.m.

Blithe Spirit

Lighthearted and endearing, this otherworldly classic is sure to tickle your goosebumps. Written by Noël Coward and directed by Christine Young. Onstage at the Barbara Barrett Theatre. Tickets available at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre box office.

Sunday, Feb. 25

Children

1 p.m.

Sunday Funday

A fun-filled afternoon at Paul Reynolds Community Centre with games and activities for family members of all abilities. $3 per child age two and older. Free for caregivers and children under age two.

Classes

3:30 p.m.

Army of Sass

Free promo class for anyone interested in registering. Wear heels or sneakers and dress in anything that makes you feel comfortable. 18+. Choice of class with Steph at 3:30 p.m., or with Mel at 6 p.m. E-mail for more information: stjohns@armyofsass.com.

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.

Dave Whitty

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

Fergus O’Byrne

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

10:30 p.m.

Con O’Brien and Patrick Moran

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

11 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

Monday, Feb. 26

Live Music

6 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

8:30 p.m.

Monday Night Social

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

10 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

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

6 p.m.

Andrew Rodgers

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

9 p.m.

Mark Manning

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

10 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

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.

Groups

10:30 a.m.

Beginner guitar lessons

Held every Wednesday morning until noon for the next 12 weeks 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 Pub.

7 p.m.

Chris Hennessy

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

10 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

10:30 p.m.

Heel N Toe

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Thursday, March 1

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.

Friday, March 2

Saturday, March 3

Live Music

8 p.m.

NSO Sinfonia 3: Celebrate the Big Land

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

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.

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 starting at 6:50 p.m. All are welcome.

Monday, March 5

Tuesday, March 6

Wednesday, March 7

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.

Thursday, March 8

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.

Friday, March 9

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.

Sunday, March 11

Live Music

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 ASQ includes Heather Kao, Nancy Case-Oates, Kate Read, and Theo Weber. For more information, visit: www.nsomusic.ca.

Monday, March 12

Tuesday, March 13

Wednesday, March 14

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.

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.

Friday, March 16

Saturday, March 17

Sunday, March 18

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

Tuesday, March 20

Wednesday, March 21

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.

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.

Friday, March 23

Saturday, March 24

Sunday, March 25

Monday, March 26

Tuesday, March 27

Wednesday, March 28

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.

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.

Wednesday, April 4

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

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

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

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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