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Go Guide — What's happening in St. John's area, Jan. 30

Walk a Mile in His Shoes to support prostate cancer survivors and their families Saturday, Feb. 3 at 9:30 a.m. at the Jack Byrne Arena track on Torbay Road. Refreshments and prizes.
Walk a Mile in His Shoes to support prostate cancer survivors and their families Saturday, Feb. 3 at 9:30 a.m. at the Jack Byrne Arena track on Torbay Road. Refreshments and prizes. - Submitted

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Tuesday, Jan. 30

Causes

7 p.m.

Crib game to support Ronald McDonald House

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

Children

3:30 p.m.

Pokemon Club

Bring your Pokemon cards to play, talk about your favourite Pokemon, and more. For children ages 6-12. Register by calling Marjorie Mews Public Library at 737-3020.

Classes

7 p.m.

Uke Jam with Gary Johnston

A quick lesson to kick off the session, then everyone will play their ukuleles together. A free event at The Rocket Room, upstairs at Rocket Bakery.

Comedy

8:30 p.m.

Bittersweet Stand-Up Comedy

Stand-up comedy at Bitters Pub & Restaurant. Headliner: Vicky Mullaley. Hosted by Lindsay Barron. $2 cover.

Games

6:30 p.m.

Harry Potter Family Trivia

Family event at A.C. Hunter Library to test your knowledge of the Harry Potter universe. Recommended ages 8 and up. Call 737-3953 to register a team.

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.

Sports

2:30 p.m.

N.L. Men’s Curling Provincial Playdowns

Come to the Re/MAX Centre/St. John’s Curling Club to watch nine men’s teams battle to represent N.L. at the Tim Hortons Brier in Regina.

Wednesday, Jan. 31

Books

7 p.m.

The Rooms Book Club: Trudy Morgan-Cole

Join author Trudy Morgan-Cole for a chance to speak to her about her latest fiction, Most Anything You Please.” Admission $5 plus the cost of regular admission to The Rooms.

Children

10 a.m.

Little Explorers

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

3:30 p.m.

Afterschool Movie

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

7 p.m.

Evening Storytime

Join us for bedtime stories at the Michael Donovan Public Library. PJ’s and stuffies are welcome and caregiver participation is encouraged. Please pre-register by calling 737-2621.

Games

8 p.m.

Bingo

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

Trivia Night Wednesdays

A great night of trivia, fun, and lots of prizes at The Sundance.

Live Music

7 p.m.

Chris Hennessy

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

9 p.m.

Trad Session

Hosted by Carole Bestvater at The Ship.

10:30 p.m.

Heel N Toe

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Sports

2:30 p.m.

N.L. Men’s Curling Provincial Playdowns

Come to the Re/MAX Centre/St. John’s Curling Club to watch nine men’s teams battle to represent N.L. at the Tim Horton’s Brier in Regina.

Thursday, Feb. 1

Art

2:30 p.m.

Shane Kelly

The Rooms is hosting a discussion and presentation of the local photographer and educator’s photographic images. Afterward, look at the exhibition, “Photography in Canada: 1960-2000,” on Level 3. This presentation is included with the cost of regular admission.

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 parents/caregivers and children. Up to 5 years old is $3 per child; no cost for children under 6 months old.

6:30 p.m.

Harry Potter Book Night

Marjorie Mews Public Library’s 4th annual Harry Potter Book Night for children and teens features contests, prizes, and fun activities. No registration required. Best suited for ages six and up. Children under nine must be accompanied by an adult.

Comedy

9 p.m.

Jokes at John’s

Comedy night at Trapper John’s Museum & Pub. Headliner: Nick Masters. Hosted by Nicole Downton. No cover.

Games

6:30 p.m.

Date Night at the Library

A night of activities that you can share with your partner, including board games and a scavenger hunt. A fun night that won’t break the bank at A.C. Hunter Public Library. Adults only, no registration required.

7 p.m.

Seinfeld Trivia Night

Come to Manuels River Interpretation Centre with your friends and show how much you know about Jerry, Elaine and the gang. $10 tickets, snacks provided. Prizes. 19+.

8 p.m.

Bingo

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

Sports

2:30 p.m.

N.L. Men’s Curling Provincial Playdowns

Come to the Re/MAX Centre/St. John’s Curling Club to watch nine men’s teams battle to represent N.L. at the Tim Hortons Brier in Regina.

Theatre

8 p.m.

Guys and Dolls

With lead roles played by exceptional local talent, this Broadway classic hit stars Krystin Pellerin, Peter Halley, Dana Parsons and Justin Nurse. Directed by Jacinta Mackey Graham, musical direction by Doug Vaughan and choreography by Miranda Macdonald-Butler. Buy tickets at www.artsandculturecentre.com to see this dazzling musical for all ages.

Friday, Feb. 2

Art

7 p.m.

Rogue Gallery: Emily Critch – Between

Opening reception for Emily Critch’s exhibition, “Between,” in conjunction with Meagan Musseau’s exhibition titled, “PEJIPUK |the winter is coming*” at Eastern Edge Gallery.

Children

6 p.m.

Pre-teen Night: Survival of the Fittest

Find out what makes species well adapted to their environment … or not. Play this popular game at Manuels River Interpretation Centre to discover if you have what it takes to survive in an ever-changing world. Pizza and snacks provided. Program is for children aged 10 to 12 years old. Pre-registration required. Call 834-2099 ext. 206 to reserve a spot. $12.50 + tax per person.

Live Music

9 p.m.

Spare Time CD Release Party

Live entertainment at Krugers Bar in C.B.S, featuring Spare Time, Vagabond and Christian House. $5 cover. Prize giveaways.

10 p.m.

Rock Eden Block Party

Performances at The Rockhouse by Adam Baxter, Quote the Raven, Another North, and CHONGO. $10.

The Mighty Rovers

Performing at CBTG’s with special guests Peter Fewer and Brandon Walsh. $5 cover.

10:30 p.m.

Jolly Roger

  1. at The Fat Cat.

Recreation

7 p.m.

Friday Night Snowshoe Hike

Weekly guided snowshoe hikes from The Outfitters with a new location each time. Hikes are about 5 km and two hours. $10 per person, plus $10 for rentals if required. Email Don for more information: operations@theoutfitters.nf.ca.

Sports

2:30 p.m.

N.L. Men’s Curling Provincial Playdowns

Come to the Re/MAX Centre/St. John’s Curling Club to watch nine men’s teams battle to represent N.L. at the Tim Hortons Brier in Regina.

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge Basketball

Returning to home court at Mile One Centre to take on the Moncton Magic.

Theatre

8 p.m.

Guys and Dolls

With lead roles played by exceptional local talent, this Broadway classic hit stars Krystin Pellerin, Peter Halley, Dana Parsons and Justin Nurse. Directed by Jacinta Mackey Graham, musical direction by Doug Vaughan and choreography by Miranda Macdonald-Butler. Buy tickets at www.artsandculturecentre.com to see this dazzling musical for all ages.

Saturday, Feb. 3

Causes

9:30 a.m.

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.

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. 4

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.

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