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Go Guide — What's happening in St. John's, Feb. 27

Carl English last played for the St. John's Edge in a Jan. 12 game at Mile One Centre against Justin Hurtt (24) and the K-W Titans. — St. John's Edge photo/Jeff Parsons
Carl English and the St. John's Edge have a number of upcoming home games. — St. John's Edge photo/Jeff Parsons - Submitted

Tuesday, Feb. 27

Careers

7 p.m.

Career Fair

WRDC and SDP invite women of all ages to attend a career fair for the West White Rose Project at Fairfield Inn & Suites (199 Kenmount Rd.). Bring your resume.

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Children

3:30 p.m.

Pokemon Club

For Pokemon-loving kids aged 6-12. Bring your Pokemon cards to Marjorie Mews Public Library to play, talk about your favourite Pokemon, and more. Please register by calling 737-3020.

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.

7:30 p.m.

Tuesday Trivia

Join us at Element Coffee Bar & Lounge for an evening of ridiculous and sometimes hilarious useless knowledge fun! Your team can consist of anywhere from one to four players.

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.

History

7:30 p.m.

N.L. Family History Society Lecture

Ed Wade will present this lecture. Ed is a native of Flatrock who currently lives in St. John’s and works at the Faculty of Education at MUN. His topic is “The History of Flatrock and the History of the Wade Family.” The public is invited to join us at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute. Admission is free and parking is available.

Live Music

6 p.m.

Andrew Rodgers

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

8 p.m.

Civilized Animals & Gene Phillips

Performing at The Ship Pub. Tickets $10 (Gene Phillips’ “East Grey” included with ticket purchase).

Darrell Power

Performing at The Black Sheep.

Winter Island Tour

Matthew Byrne and Sherman Downey are teaming up again for the fourth edition of their Winter Island Tour and for the very first time they’ll bring their unique collaboration to the LSPU Hall. For more information, visit: www.winterislandtour.com.

9 p.m.

Mark Manning

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

10 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

Open Mike Night

Hosted by Mark Manning at O’Reilly’s.

Wednesday, Feb. 28

Children

10 a.m.

Little Explorers

Come along to Manuels River for an engaging and interactive hour of stories, songs, activities, and play, as we learn about the world around us. $7 per child or free with membership (free for parents/guardians). No pre-registration required. This program is designed for children 2 to 4 years old and their caregivers.

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.

3:30 p.m.

Afterschool Movie

Join us at Manuels River for the movie “Ice Age” in our comfortable theatre. We’ll provide the popcorn. $5 per person or free for members. No pre-registration required. Children under 11 years old must attend with a parent/guardian.

Worms and Dirt

Presented by Agriculture in the Classroom at Mount Pearl Public Library. The session includes an interactive activity with worms and dirt, and specialists who will answer questions about how kids can start their own garden. Intended for children ages 6-11. Please register for this program at the library, or by calling 368-3603.

7 p.m.

Evening Storytime

Join us for bedtime stories at Michael Donovan Public Library. Pajamas and stuffed toys are welcome, and caregiver participation is encouraged. Please pre-register by calling 737-2621.

Games

Noon

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.

8 p.m.

Bingo

Weekly bingo at Mazol Shrine Centre (530 Topsail Rd.).

Trivia Night

Trivia, fun, and lots of prizes at The Sundance. More information at www.sundanceongeorge.com.

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.

Open Mic Night

All performers welcome at The Battery Café. Signup starts 6:30 p.m. Amp and mic available. Free admission, and free coffee or tea for performers.

9 p.m.

Folk Night Trad Session

Hosted by Stan Pickett 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.

Thursday, March 1

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.

Comedy

9 p.m.

Jokes at John’s

Comedy night at Trapper John’s hosted by Nicole Downton. Headliner: Lindsay Barron. No cover.

Games

7 p.m.

“Friends” Trivia Night

Come to Manuels River to prove that you are the ultimate “Friends” sitcom fan! Pre-registration recommended. For tickets ($10) call 834-2099 ext. 206. Teams of up to 6 people. Light snacks provided and prizes for the winning team. Cash bar available, ID required.

8 p.m.

Bingo

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

Bitters Trivia

Test your knowledge with Ted and Griffin at Bitters Pub. Several chances to win awesome prizes.

Live Music

7:30 p.m.

Our Lady Peace & Matthew Good

Performing at Mile One Centre. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Tickets on sale now: call the box office at 576-7657 or visit www.mileonecentre.com.

10:30 p.m.

Hip Hop Open Mic

Monthly hip hop open mic at Distortion. No cover.

Photography

2:30 p.m.

Anthony M. Tooton

The Tooton’s processed and printed more than 100 million rolls of film in our province. This family documented our people, places and history. Anthony Tooton will be at The Rooms to give a presentation about this important family. This program is included with the cost of general admission.

Theatre

8 p.m.

A Night of Sam Shepard

Two short plays: “Action” and “Cowboy Mouth” at Barbara Barrett Theatre (St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre). Tickets ($25/$20) available by calling 729-3900 or online at artsandculturecentre.com.

Friday, March 2

Sports

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge Basketball

Versus KW Titans at Mile One Centre. Doors open 6 p.m.

Theatre

8 p.m.

A Night of Sam Shepard

Two short plays: “Action” and “Cowboy Mouth” at Barbara Barrett Theatre (St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre). Tickets ($25/$20) available by calling 729-3900 or online at artsandculturecentre.com.

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 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.

Sports

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge Basketball

Versus KW Titans at Mile One Centre. Doors open 6 p.m.

Theatre

2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

A Night of Sam Shepard

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

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

Sports

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge Basketball

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

Wednesday, March 7

Games

Noon

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”.

Sports

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge Basketball

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

Games

Noon

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sports

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge Basketball

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

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.

Sports

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge Basketball

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

Live Music

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.

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.

Friday, March 30

Saturday, March 31

Sports

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge Basketball

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

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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