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The Go Guide for Tuesday, Feb. 20

Come to The Rooms Wednesday at 7 p.m. for an evening of local humour and authentic Newfoundland folk music with Kelly Russell.
Come to The Rooms Wednesday at 7 p.m. for an evening of local humour and authentic Newfoundland folk music with Kelly Russell. - The Telegram

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 loved 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 the Paul Reynolds Community Centre. Participants aged 10 to 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Bring your knitting project. $3 per person.

7:30 p.m.

Inner Healing Ministry

Meetings 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

6 p.m.

Andrew Rodgers

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

9 p.m.

Mark Manning

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

10 p.m.

Open Mike Night

Hosted by Mark Manning at O’Reilly’s.

10 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

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 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.

Classes

6 p.m.

Paint & Tea

Program hosted by June Walker-Wilson at the 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

6 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

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 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

10:30 p.m.

Heel N Toe

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Social

6:30 p.m.

Moose Dinner

The Kirk is hosting a moose dinner and silent auction. Tickets $25. To purchase tickets, call 726-5385.

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. Onstage 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 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.

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 Ave. 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. 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, QC, 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.

6:30 p.m.

Rob Cook

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

8 p.m.

Irish Descendants

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

11 p.m.

Mark Manning and Carl Peters

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

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

Friday, Feb. 23

Art

12 p.m.

Real and Imagined

A solo exhibit by prolific artist Louise Sutton at The Leyton Gallery of Fine Art. A selection of works in oil, acrylic and mixed media, Louise drifts seamlessly between the worlds of representation and abstraction with a vibrant energy. Exhibit runs until Saturday.

Causes

6:30 p.m.

Karma Ride

Ride at Bespoke Cycle in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Minimum $10 donation to participate.

Live Music

4 p.m.

Rob Cook

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

6 p.m.

Bill Kelly

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

8 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

9 p.m.

Masterless Men

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

12 a.m.

Black Sheep

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

Recreation

7 p.m.

Snowshoe Hike

Guided snowshoe hike every Friday evening, with a new location each time. Offered by The Outfitters. Hikes are about 5 km and two hours long. $10 per person or $40 for a season pass. Rentals available for $10. Contact Don Clarke at operations@theoutfitters.nf.ca.

Saturday, Feb. 24

Classes

9 a.m.

Transform with Tina

A mind fitness program that empowers and elevates your life. Designed to build self-awareness and confidence, and access higher potential. Program runs until 5 p.m. at Rocket Bakery. Cost is what you think it’s worth when you’re done. Always free for teachers, firemen, police officers, counsellors and paramedics. Email to register: tinaolivero@theogm.com.

Live Music

6 p.m.

Bill Kelly

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

6:30 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

9 p.m.

Masterless Men

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

11 p.m.

Black Sheep

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

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. 25

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.

Live Music

3:30 p.m.

Sunday Traditional Session

Fergus Brown O’Byrne and Tony White co-host a traditional music session at O’Reilly’s. Fun for the whole family. Bring an instrument to play along or just enjoy the music.

7 p.m.

Dave Whitty

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

Fergus O’Byrne

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

10:30 p.m.

Con O’Brien and Patrick Moran

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

11 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

Monday, Feb. 26

Live Music

6 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

8:30 p.m.

Monday Night Social

Luke & John (folk country duo) host Monday nights at The Black Sheep all month long.

10 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

10:30 p.m.

Rum Ragged

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Tuesday, Feb. 27

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.

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.

Live Music

6 p.m.

Andrew Rodgers

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

9 p.m.

Mark Manning

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

10 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

Open Mic Night

Hosted by Mark Manning at O’Reilly’s.

Wednesday, Feb. 28

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.

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.

10 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves Pub.

10:30 p.m.

Heel N Toe

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

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