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GO GUIDE: St. John's area events, July 17 to July 23

A free one-hour T’ai Chi Chih session with Sheila Leonard takes place on the Government House lawn today at 12 p.m. All welcome. Lessons include 20 gentle, repetitive movements that are easy to learn. Simply come and follow along. For more information, visit www.sheilaleonard.ca.
A free one-hour T’ai Chi Chih session with Sheila Leonard takes place on the Government House lawn today at 12 p.m. All welcome. Lessons include 20 gentle, repetitive movements that are easy to learn. Simply come and follow along. For more information, visit www.sheilaleonard.ca. - 123RF Stock Photo

Tuesday, July 17

Activities

7 p.m.

St. Teresa’s Church

The weekly crib game for Knights of Columbus Council #7702 continues every Tuesday in the basement of St. Teresa’s Church at 7 p.m. A cause for the funds raised during the upcoming Columbian year will be determined at our council’s executive meeting in July. Admission is $5 each with a prize being awarded to the winner. The event is open to everyone. Thanks to everyone who supported our crib game for Ronald McDonald House this past year. Contact Andrew Walsh at 726-3935 for more information.

Live Music

12:30 p.m.

Rocket Bakery

Trad Tunes at Rocket Bakery!

6 p.m.

Greensleeves

Andrew Rodgers.

6:30 p.m.

Rocket Bakery

O’Brien’s Music, Newfoundland’s original traditional music store, is partnering with Rocket Bakery to offer a unique hands-on experience with the quintessential Newfoundland folk instrument: the button accordion. Come and find out all about how the instrument works and we’ll even help you try your hand at playing a tune. While you listen to traditional Newfoundland tunes played on a variety of different instruments, you’ll learn about how the button accordion came to be so popular in Newfoundland and you’ll enjoy Rocket Bakery’s take on a traditional fish cake dinner featuring two of Rocket’s special Kitchen Party fish cakes, salad, dessert and tea or coffee. (Beer and wine available, too.) $45 per person.

Classes

12 p.m.

T’ai Chi Chih

Free one-hour T’ai Chi Chih sessions with Sheila Leonard on the Government House lawn. All welcome. Lessons include 20 gentle, repetitive movements that are easy to learn. Simply come and follow along. For more information, visit www.sheilaleonard.ca.

Education

9 a.m.

Code, Create, Teach

This free, full-day workshop will provide K-12 educators with the tools to inspire computational thinking and basic coding both inside and outside the classroom. No coding experience? No problem. This workshop is accessible to beginners. Workshop runs from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at District Conference Centre (40 Strawberry Marsh Rd.). Register online at codecreateteach.ca/en/provinces/nl.

Radio

7:30 p.m.

VOWR guest interview

Barbara De Land speaks with Lisa Browne, CEO of Stella’s Circle, an organization in St. John’s. Since it began in 1945, Stella’s Circle greatly increased its number of projects and locations, including one project in western Newfoundland, in order to assist people over 18 with “hand up, not handout” efforts offering “real help, real homes and real work.” Tune in on VOWR AM 800, online at vowr.org, cable radio Rogers 945, or Bell Aliant 756.

Wednesday, July 18

Activities

10 a.m.

Boxfit — 878 Topsail Rd.

Boxing to Beat Parkinson’s. Specialized exercise program for Parkinson’s patients using boxing techniques. Classes are free. Call 754-4428 for details.

3:30 p.m.

Marjorie Mews Public Library

Worm Poop at the Library. MMSB is in the house. We will talk all about how worms can reduce waste and make your garden fabulous. For kids, but everyone is welcome. Call Marjorie Mews Library during open hours for more info.

5 p.m.

Rocket Bakery, Water Street

Fishcraft with Fishing for Success. Join Fishing for Success for a family friendly evening of hands-on activities that are all about fish and fishing. Learn ancient skills of weaving rope and knitting net – but with a modern twist all your own. Make your very own souvenir to keep. Learn skills that have been handed down through Newfoundland & Labrador families for generations!

Live Music

6 p.m.

Greensleeves, George Street

Dave White.

10 p.m. Damian Follett.

7 p.m.

The Diversity Stage

An inclusive summer concert series dedicated to featuring a balanced and dynamic lineup of musicians. The concert series will be free for all ages on the George Street Main Stage in Prince Edward Plaza each Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. until Sept. 12. Presented by Corby Spirit and Wine Ltd. and Coors Light. Artists will include (in no particular order): Janet Cull Band, Denis Parker, Carolina East, Rum Ragged, The Kubasonics, Clare Follett, Kalem Mahoney, Rachael Cousins, Mick Davis & His Skinny Jim’s.

Thursday, July 19

Legal

6 p.m.

Legal Assistance Clinic

The Court of Appeal of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Legal Assistance Clinic offers assistance to people without a lawyer who wish to have some legal advice about their appeal. Available to any person who does not have a lawyer and who has a case before the Court of Appeal or who is considering appealing a judgment or decision to the Court of Appeal. The clinic runs from 6-9 p.m. and offers free 30-minute appointments with a practicing lawyer. Video conferences can be arranged for people in custody. To schedule an appointment, call 729-0066 or visit the Court of Appeal website at http://court.nl.ca/appeal/legal_assistance_clinic.html.

Live Music

Noon

Greensleeves, George Street

Carl Peters & Mark Manning

6:30 p.m. Rob Cook

5:30 p.m.

Rocket Bakery, Water Street

Enjoy some good ol’ home cookin’, a beer and The Homely-Made Jam Session with Matthew Hornell featuring everything from bluegrass to old timey tunes. All welcome.

10:30 p.m.

Black Sheep, Water Street

Mick Davis & His Skinny Tims.

Theatre

8 p.m.

LSPU Hall

Artistic Fraud, in collaboration with Canada’s National Arts Centre, English Theatre, Presents Robert Chafe’s play “Between Breaths.” Featuring Steve O’Connell, Berni Stapleton, Darryl Hopkins, Steve Maloney, Brianna Gosse and Kevin Woolridge, and original music composed by The Once. The play runs Tuesday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sundays a 2 p.m. until July 29.

Friday, July 20

Activities

6:30 p.m.

MUN Botanical Garden

Booze & Botany: Beer and Blooms — after a fun beer tasting with a botanical bent, join horticulturist Todd Boland for a stroll in the garden (and don’t worry, he’ll show you the hops!). This is a special ticketed event.

2 p.m.

Cirque’letics school of Circus Arts. 55 Pippy Place

We are happy to announce our first partner Acro pop-up Workshop July 21 2 to 3:30 p.m. Cost will be $25 per individual and $45 per couple, no tax. Partner Acro is a physical practice which combines both yoga and acrobatics. This course will cover the basic foundations of partner work and is open to both first-timers and those with a bit of experience. For those of you who have dabbled in Acro yoga, this is the next step up.

Theatre

8 p.m.

LSPU Hall

Artistic Fraud, in collaboration with Canada’s National Arts Centre, English Theatre, presents Robert Chafe’s play “Between Breaths.” Featuring Steve O’Connell, Berni Stapleton, Darryl Hopkins, Steve Maloney, Brianna Gosse and Kevin Woolridge, and original music composed by The Once. The play runs Tuesday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2p.m. until July 29.

Comedy

8:30 p.m.

Cocktail Comedy

With host Bree Parsons ad headliner Mike Vardy at The Luxus Lounge, 128 Water St. Reserve tickets at events@theluxsus.ca.

Live Music

4 p.m.

Greensleeves, George Street

Rob Cook

8 p.m. Damian Follett

1:30 a.m.

Black Sheep, Water Street

Mick Davis and his Skinny Tims

Saturday, July 21

Social

10 a.m.

Bay Bazaar

The Bay Roberts Cultural Foundation is hosting the much-loved summer event, Bazaar at the Bay Arena, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Arts, crafts, books, baked goods, toys, bath and beauty products and more will be made available by over 70 vendors. Hot dogs, homemade soup and freshly cooked toutons will be available. Byron Hierlihy will be on site offering pony rides for children. 50-50 tickets and tickets on a donated product will also be on sale. Admission is $3. For further information, visit www.bayrobertsculture.com.

Theatre

6 p.m.

Bannerman Park

Shakespeare by the Sea presents “As You Like it,” directed by Paul Rowe.

8 p.m.

LSPU Hall

Artistic Fraud, in collaboration with Canada’s National Arts Centre, English Theatre, presents Robert Chafe’s play “Between Breaths.” Featuring Steve O’Connell, Berni Stapleton, Darryl Hopkins, Steve Maloney, Brianna Gosse and Kevin Woolridge, and original music composed by The Once. The play runs Tuesday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. until July 29.

Live Music

6:30 p.m.

Greensleeves, George Street

Dave White.

Sunday, July 22

Theatre

2 p.m.

LSPU Hall

Artistic Fraud, in collaboration with Canada’s National Arts Centre, English Theatre, presents Robert Chafe’s play “Between Breaths.” Featuring Steve O’Connell, Berni Stapleton, Darryl Hopkins, Steve Maloney, Brianna Gosse and Kevin Woolridge, and original music composed by The Once. The play runs Tuesday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. until July 29.

6 p.m.

Bannerman Park

Shakespeare by the Sea presents “As You Like it,” directed by Paul Rowe.

Radio

2 p.m.

VOWR guest interview

Barbara De Land speaks with Paul Winsor, an IT support analyst who offers descriptions of basic electronic communication devices that might appeal to those considering their purchase and use. He suggests some guidelines to keep in mind before buying, and highlights user-friendly and effective devices for different users and their needs. Tune in on VOWR AM 800, online at vowr.org, cable radio Rogers 945, or Bell Aliant 756.

Live Music

7 p.m.

Greensleeves, George Street

Dave Whitty.

11 p.m. Dave White.

Monday, July 23

History

10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Other Women Walk

A historical walking tour featuring multiple performances at standing stops in and around Bannerman Park. Professional actors perform as various women from 1922 St. John’s. The tour departs twice daily: at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on weekdays between July 23 and August 10, rain or shine, from the corner of Rennies Mill Road and Circular Road. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Learn more at OtherWomenWalk.com or on Facebook.

Theatre

8 p.m.

LSPU Hall

Artistic Fraud, in collaboration with Canada’s National Arts Centre, English Theatre, presents Robert Chafe’s play “Between Breaths.” Featuring Steve O’Connell, Berni Stapleton, Darryl Hopkins, Steve Maloney, Brianna Gosse and Kevin Woolridge, and original music composed by The Once. The play runs Tuesday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. until July 29.

Live Music

6 p.m.

Greensleeves, George Street

Dave White.

10 p.m. Damian White.

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