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GO GUIDE: What's happening in the metro St. John's area Jan. 10

St. John's Edge photo/Jeff Parsons
The St. John's Edge play tonight. photo/Jeff Parsons

Wednesday, Jan. 10

 

Dance

 

7 p.m.

Army of Sass — St. John’s Presents: OZ

Follow Dorothy, her best friend, Coco, and their crew down the YOLO road. LSPU Hall, 3 Victoria St. For tickets, visit rca.nf.ca. Ages 19+. Tickets: $23.

 

Films

 

3:30 p.m.

After-school movie at Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre

Showing “Diary of a Wimpy Kid.” Popcorn provided. $5 or free with membership. Children under 11 years old must be accompanied by a guardian. 7 Conception Bay Highway.

 

Games

 

6:30 p.m.

Tabletop Game Night

Play tabletop games from the new circulating game collection at the A.C. Hunter Public Library. Register your group and game of choice in advance: 737-3950. 125 Allandale Rd.

 

8 p.m.

Bingo at Mazol Shrine Centre

Every Wednesday night. 530 Topsail Rd.

Trivia Night at The Sundance, Kitchen Deck, & Bar

Prizes to be won. 33 New Gower St.

 

Live Music

 

9 p.m.

Folk Night at The Ship Pub.

Peter Willie Youngtree performing. 265 Duckworth St.

 

Public Speaking

 

7 p.m.

Memorial Toastmasters

Every Wednesday evening, improve your public speaking and leadership skills. Location: Room 2014, Bruneau Centre at Memorial University.

 

Sports

 

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge vs. Windsor Express

NBL Basketball at Mile One Centre. Doors open at 6 p.m.

 

Technology

 

7 p.m.

Launch of The Neighbours: St. John’s phone app

Launch of a free new phone app that gives a walking tour with stories of neighbourhoods around St. John’s. Created by award-winning radio documentarian Chris Brookes. Free event. Local storytellers will tell stories from the app. Location: Rocket Bakery, 272 Water St.

 

Thursday, Jan. 11

 

Comedy

 

9 p.m.

Jokes at John’s

Headliner: Paul Warford. Guest host: Shaun Burton. No cover. Location: Trapper John’s, 2 George St.

 

Games

 

8 p.m.

Trivia Night with Claire and Adam

Win awesome prizes. Location: Bitters Pub & Restaurant.

 

Bingo at Blackmarsh Legion

Doors open 6:30 p.m. Canteen available.

 

Music

 

7 p.m.

St. John’s Gay Men’s Chorus

First rehearsal of 2018. No audition required. New members welcome. Location: Room 2017 at Memorial University school of music.

 

Poetry

 

8 p.m.

Poetry Open Mike

Join host Cole Hayley at The Breezeway (Memorial University). No cover. 19+.

 

Friday, Jan. 12

Children

 

2:30 p.m.

Young Scientist: Ice

Learn about icicles, ice spikes, ice crystals, hot and dry ice. $7 per person (under age 4 free with adult) or free for members. Location: Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre.

 

Comedy

 

7:30 p.m.

Derek Seguin

Join the Just for Laughs veteran comedian and local talent for a 90-minute standup comedy spectacle. Location: LSPU Hall.

 

Live Music

 

7 p.m.

The Antle Sisters

Performing at Jumping Bean Coffee (37 Elizabeth Ave.)

 

8 p.m.

Calver Street Trio

With special guest Jim Feehan. Performing at O’Reilly’s (13 George St.).

 

11 p.m.

Mighty Rovers and special guests

$5 cover at CBTG’s (338A Water St.)

 

Sports

 

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge vs. KW Titans

NBL Basketball at Mile One Centre. Doors open at 6 p.m.

 

 

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. 13

 

Book Signing

 

12 p.m.

Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles

Local artist Mike Feehan signs copies of his new work with DC Comics.

 

Comedy

 

7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Derek Seguin

Join the Just for Laughs veteran comedian and local talent for a 90-minute standup comedy spectacle. Location: LSPU Hall.

 

Live Music

 

7 p.m.

Katie Power and Jared Waterman

The Battery Café (1 Duckworth St.). $5 cover.

 

Sullivan’s Songhouse

Irish-Newfoundland music at Leaside Manor (39 Topsail Rd.). Tickets must be purchased in advance. $25.

 

8 p.m.

Calver Street Trio

With special guest Jim Feehan. Performing at O’Reilly’s (13 George St.).

 

The Duds

Granite Bar + Restaurant (115 Duckworth St.)

 

9 p.m.

The Kubasonics: Malanka 2018

Celebrating Ukranian New Year’s at The Ship (265 Duckworth St.)

 

10 p.m.

The Uglysticks

Shenanigans & Hooligans C.B.S.

 

10:30 p.m.

Distortion Does Hip Hop

Open mike, plus performers Frank Kastle and Chaos The Rapper. 340 Water St.

 

Recreation

 

8:30 a.m.

Bird Count for Kids

Part of the Christmas Bird Count for Kids program. Free. H.G.R Mews Centre.

 

9 a.m.

PLAY Program

Physical activity for children up to six years old. Location: Room 2000 at Memorial University’s School of Human Kinetics and Recreation.

 

3 p.m.

Free women’s self-defence course

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

 

4 p.m.

Free family skating

Location: Jack Byrne Arena. Helmets required. Warm room open with hot chocolate and board games.

 

Sports

 

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge vs. KW Titans

NBL Basketball at Mile One Centre. Doors open at 6 p.m.

 

 

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.

 

 

Sunday, Jan. 14

 

Live Music

 

1:30 p.m.

Silenced Voices

A recital of music by composers who have been threatened, imprisoned or killed, or had their work denied performance by governments for political or religious reasons. Location: D.F. Cook Recital Hall.

 

Storytelling

 

8 p.m.

OUCH! True Story Open Mike

Tell stories and raise money for Stella’s Circle. Location: The Ship (265 Duckworth St.).

 

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.

 

 

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