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Go Guide for Monday, Feb. 19

Want to hear some good news about our economy? A panel discussion presented by Memorial University will shine a spotlight on the industries that have potential to drive the future economy. “The Future of the N.L. Economy: Generating Exports and Wealth” will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Innovation Hall.
Want to hear some good news about our economy? A panel discussion presented by Memorial University will shine a spotlight on the industries that have potential to drive the future economy. “The Future of the N.L. Economy: Generating Exports and Wealth” will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Innovation Hall. - Canadian Press

Monday, Feb. 19

Children

11 a.m.
Active Start Playgroup
Recreation staff are on site at Paul Reynolds Community Centre to help children up to age five develop movement skills and physical literacy through active play. $3 per child ages two years -five. Caregivers and children under age twoparticipate for free.

Groups

6 p.m.
ACNL’s LGBTQ+ Youth Council Meeting
Our monthly meeting at Clinic 215. Come out and chat about things that are happening in your community, engage in peer support, and see what we’re working on. Snacks provided.

Lectures

7:30 p.m.
The Future of the N.L. Economy: Generating Exports and Wealth
A panel discussion presented by Memorial University at Innovation Hall (Bruneau Centre for Innovation). Free admission. Speakers include Kendra MacDonald, Sean Power, Ed Moriarty, Bob Verge, Marieke Gow, and Andy Fisher. Register at www.mun.ca/harriscentre.

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

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.

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 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 p.m.

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

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

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 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 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

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.

10:30 p.m.
Heel N Toe
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. On stage 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 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 Avenue 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, and 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, Q.C. 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.

8 p.m.
Irish Descendants
Performing at O’Reilly’s.

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. On stage at the Barbara Barrett Theatre. Tickets available at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre box office.

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