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Go Guide — community events Jan. 16

Fancy a movie? Check out The Geek Bar at The Rockhouse tonight, Jan 16, from 6:30 p.m. for free screenings of “The Iron Giant,” “Secret of NIMH,” and “Nausicaa.” Free popcorn, no cover.
Fancy a movie? Check out The Geek Bar at The Rockhouse tonight, Jan 16, from 6:30 p.m. for free screenings of “The Iron Giant,” “Secret of NIMH,” and “Nausicaa.” Free popcorn, no cover. - Submitted

Tuesday, Jan. 16

 

Comedy

 

8:30 p.m.

Bittersweet Stand Up Comedy

Luke Lawrence headlines this week at Bitters Pub.

 

Games

 

7 p.m.

Crib game to support Ronald McDonald House

Location: Basement of St. Teresa’s Church. $5 admission. A prize for the winner! Call Andrew at 726-3935 for more information.

 

Movies

 

6:30 p.m.

Movie Marathon at The Geek Bar

Showing: The Iron Giant, Secret of NIMH, and Nausicaa. Free popcorn. No cover. Location: The Geek Bar at The Rock House.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 17

 

Games

 

8 p.m.

Shrine Centre Bingo

Escalating Jackpot $7500. Location: Mazol Shrine Centre (530 Topsail Rd.)

 

Groups

 

7:30 p.m.

Choir rehearsal open house

Coastal Sounds Community Choir is accepting new members until the end of January. No experience or audition required. All are welcome to socialize, sing, or listen. Location: Holy Spirit High School. More information at www.coastalsounds.ca.

 

Theatre

 

8 p.m.

Revue 2017

The annual political REVUE, an irreverent take on life in the province. Location: St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre.

 

 

Thursday, Jan. 18

 

Books

 

7 p.m.

Author Reading – Dale Jarvis

Dale Jarvis will be reading from his new book, "Haunted Ground: Ghost Stories From the Rock," followed by a question and answer period. Please pre-register by contacting the library. Location: Marjorie Mews Public Library.

 

Films

 

7 p.m.

Nickel Quarterly Film Series

Showing Gerald Squires documentary "I Heard the Birch Tree Whisper in the Night", Audience Choice Award winner at the 2017 Nickel Film Festival, and the Newfoundland premiere of The Drinking Life. Location: LSPU Hall.

 

Games

 

6 p.m.

Chess

Want to learn chess but don't know where to start? Come and learn with experienced chess players from the Newfoundland and Labrador Chess Association! Location: A.C. Hunter Public Library Community Room. Please call 737-3950 to register.

 

8 p.m.

Bingo

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

 

Theatre

 

8 p.m.

Revue 2017

The annual political REVUE, an irreverent take on life in the province. Location: St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre.

 

Music

 

7:30 p.m.

Atlantic Boychoir and The King’s Singers

Catch the Atlantic Boychoir in concert with the world famous vocal group, The King's Singers. Tickets at Holy Heart of Mary Box Office. Performance at Basilica of St. John the Baptist.

 

 

Friday, Jan. 19

 

Live Music

 

5 p.m.

Chris Hennessy

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

7:30 p.m.

Florian Hoefner Trio

Performing at D.F. Cook Recital Hall (Memorial University).

 

8 p.m.

Ghettosocks

JUNO Award-nominated MC, Ghettosocks performing at Distortion. Includes a free hip hop business workshop starting at 8 p.m. Show starts at 11 p.m. Hosted by JYAY. Advance tickets $10, $15 at door.

 

Greeley’s Reel

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

9:30 p.m.

Peter Willie Youngtree & The Blooms

Opening set by Sherry Ryan. Location: The Ship (265 Duckworth St.)

 

D.C. Blues

$10 cover. Location: The Fat Cat.

 

11:30 p.m.

Station Road

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

Recreation

 

7 p.m.

Friday Night Showshoe Hikes

Guided snowshoe hike with The Outfitters. A new location every Friday. Hike is about 5km (2 to 2.5 hours), and accessible for all ages and abilities. Includes a hot chocolate break. $10 per person, $40 for a season pass. Rentals available. E-mail Don for more information: operations@theoutfitters.nf.ca.

 

Sports

 

7 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball

Memorial SeaHawks vs UNB. Location: The Works (17 Westerland Rd.)

 

Theatre

 

8 p.m.

Revue 2017

The annual political REVUE, an irreverent take on life in the province. Location: St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre.

 

Saturday, Jan. 20

 

Children

 

9 a.m.

PLAY Program

Free physical activity for children up to 6 years old. Location: MUN School of Human Kinetics and Recreation (PE-2000).

 

10:30 a.m.

Saturday Storytime

Stories, rhymes, and songs for children of all ages at Michael Donovan Public Library.

 

1 p.m.

Introduction to Coding and Robotics

Learn the basics of coding as you try to get a robot to do what you want. $7 per person, or free with membership. For children aged 7 to 11 years old. Parent/guardian must attend with children. Location: Manuels River.

 

2 p.m.

Land of the Lakes Play the ABCs!

An indie rock show for kids at the Rocket Room at Rocket Bakery. Land of the Lakes performing, with special guests Jake Thompson and Gary Wheeseltin from NL Now on Rogers TV. Tickets $10 for children under 12 years old, free for children under age 3. $15 for adults.

 

Classes

 

9 a.m.

Ice Fishing 101 with Bob

Learn Bob’s ice fishing tips and tricks at The Fluvarium. Four sessions: 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. Ages 7+. Event depends on weather and ice thickness. $12 for youth, $17 for adults.

 

3 p.m.

Free Women’s Self Defence Course

Location: Jason Foley’s Academy of Martial Arts (16 Hops St.)

 

Comedy

 

8 p.m.

Luke Lawrence and Veronica Dymond

Comedy Night at Granite Bar + Restaurant. Tickets $10. Reservations recommended.

 

8:30 p.m.

Cocktail Comedy

Join host Bree Parsons for cocktails and comedy at The Luxus Lounge (128 Water St.). Headliner: Shaun Burton. Tickets $20 (includes a free cocktail).

 

Films

 

7 p.m.

42nd Annual Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Films in this year’s World Tour are sure to captivate and amaze the explorer within you. Tickets available at: Alpine Country Lodge, Wallnuts Climbing Gym, and Freeride Mountain Sports. Location: Innovation Hall at Memorial University.

 

Live Music

 

7 p.m.

Bob Muggeridge

Performing at The Battery Café. $5 cover.

 

Happy Birthday Judy Garland

An evening of Judy Garland’s most memorable tunes to celebrate her 95th birthday. Performances by Abra Whitney, Evan Smith, Meghan Herder, and Vicki Harnett. Tickets $30. Location: Masonic Temple.

 

John Curran

Performing at Leaside Manor with Greg Walsh and Wilf Curran. Tickets: $25 and must be purchased in advance.

 

8 p.m.

Greeley’s Reel

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

9:30 p.m.

Calver Street Trio

Performing at Shamrock City Goulds.

 

10 p.m.

Park Day with Land of the Lakes, Yee Grlz, and Trouser

Performing at The Ship.

 

YYT

Performing at Shenanigans & Hooligans (538 Conception Bay Highway).

 

11:30 p.m.

Station Road

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

Reading

 

2 p.m.

Teen Book Club

Are you in Grade 7-10 and love books? There is no book-specific reading required - we talk about favourite books, books required in school, books we hate, and all kinds of book-related things! Location: Marjorie Mew Public Library.

 

Sports

 

7 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball

Memorial SeaHawks versus UNB. Location: The Works (17 Westerland Rd.)

 

Theatre

 

8 p.m.

Stanley Braxton presents: #NewYearNewMe

A completely improvised theatre show at LSPU Hall featuring an improvised New Year’s Eve party. 19+. Tickets $15.50.

 

Sunday, Jan. 21

 

Children

 

2 p.m.

Kids in the Kitchen

A unique culinary experience with a Jewish twist—experience the joy of Kosher cooking. For children between ages 3-12. $5 per class or $25 for membership (includes apron). Presented by Chabad of Newfoundland. Call 341-8770 to register.

 

Comedy

 

8:30 p.m.

Comedy Session Sundays

Featuring Lindsay Barron at The Puffin Hut (268 Water St.). $7. 19+.

 

Films

 

7 p.m.

42nd Annual Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Films in this year’s World Tour are sure to captivate and amaze the explorer within you. Tickets available at: Alpine Country Lodge, Wallnuts Climbing Gym, and Freeride Mountain Sports. Location: Innovation Hall at Memorial University.

 

Games

 

7:30 p.m.

Mixed Darts

Location: Pouch Cove Lions Club (200 Satellite Rd.)

 

Live Music

 

2 p.m.

17th Annual Young Folk at the Hall

See the young folks who will be the performers of tomorrow. For more information, call the Folk Arts Society at 576-8508 or visit nlfolk.com. Tickets available at www.rca.nf.ca or call the LSPU Hall at 753-4531.

 

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.

 

Sports

 

1 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball

Memorial SeaHawks versus UNB. Location: The Works (17 Westerland Rd.)

 

 

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 Mic 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.

Afterschool Movie at Manuels River

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.

 

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

 

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, Jan. 26

 

Live Music

 

5 p.m.

Chris Hennessy

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

8 p.m.

The Reels

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

11:30 p.m.

Ceiligh

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

 

Saturday, Jan. 27

 

Live Music

 

8 p.m.

The Reels

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

11:30 p.m.

Ceiligh

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

 

Sunday, Jan. 28

 

Literature

 

10:30am

Sparks Literary Festival

Celebrating the written and spoken word in Newfoundland and Labrador with author readings and discussions. Sessions running throughout the day, with a reception beginning at 6 p.m. All events taking place at the Suncor Energy Hall, MUN 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 Mic 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.

 

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