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Wednesday at 7 p.m., Evening Story Time presents bedtime stories at the Michael Donovan Public Library. Pajamas and stuffed toys are welcome, and caregiver participation is encouraged. Pre-register by calling 737-2621.
Wednesday at 7 p.m., Evening Story Time presents bedtime stories at the Michael Donovan Public Library. Pajamas and stuffed toys are welcome, and caregiver participation is encouraged. Pre-register by calling 737-2621. - The Telegram

Wednesday, Feb. 28

Children

10 a.m.

Little Explorers

Come along to the Manuels River Interpretation Centre for an engaging and interactive hour of stories, songs, activities and play as we learn about the world around us. $7 per child or free with membership (free for parents/guardians). No pre-registration required. This program is designed for children two to four years old and their caregivers.

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.

3:30 p.m.

After-school Movie

Join us at the Manuels River Interpretation Centre for the movie “Ice Age” in our comfortable theatre. We’ll provide the popcorn. $5 per person or free for members. No pre-registration required. Children under 11 years old must attend with a parent/guardian.

Worms and Dirt

Presented by Agriculture in the Classroom at Mount Pearl Public Library. The session includes an interactive activity with worms and dirt, and specialists who will answer questions about how kids can start their own garden. Intended for children ages 6-11. Register for this program at the library, or by calling 368-3603.

7 p.m.

Evening Story Time

Join us for bedtime stories at the Michael Donovan Public Library. Pajamas and stuffed toys are welcome, and caregiver participation is encouraged. Pre-register by calling 737-2621.

Games

12 p.m.

Lunch and Bridge

Come down for lunch and bridge every Wednesday at the ReMax Centre in St. John’s. Contact Shirley Kelly at 754-3260 to register.

8 p.m.

Bingo

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

Trivia Night

Trivia, fun and lots of prizes at The Sundance. More information at www.sundanceongeorge.com.

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.

Open Mike Night

All performers welcome at The Battery Café. Signup starts 6:30 p.m. Amp and mike available. Free admission, and free coffee or tea for performers.

9 p.m.

Folk Night Trad Session

Hosted by Stan Pickett 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.

Thursday, March 1

Art

12 p.m.

Cara Kansala’s ‘But Now Am Found’

Artist Cara Kansala brings her exhibition at Devon House (59 Duckworth St.) to life in this guided tour of her solo show “But Now Am Found.” Snacks and refreshments provided, but people are welcome to bring their lunch. Free event.

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.

Classes

10 a.m.

Digital Library Tutorial

Interested in exploring the A.C. Hunter Public Library’s digital magazine and newspaper collection? This session will help you learn how to use your mobile device to read popular publications. Access to all periodicals is free with your library card. Bring your mobile device (smartphone, tablet, etc.). Session runs until 11:30 a.m. Register with your library card by calling 737-3950.

Comedy

9 p.m.

Jokes at John’s

Comedy night at Trapper John’s hosted by Nicole Downton. Headliner: Lindsay Barron. No cover.

Games

7 p.m.

‘Friends’ Trivia Night

Come to the Manuels River Interpretation Centre to prove you are the ultimate “Friends” sitcom fan! Pre-registration recommended. For tickets ($10) call 834-2099 ext. 206. Teams of up to six people. Light snacks provided and prizes for the winning team. Cash bar available, ID required.

8 p.m.

Bingo

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

Bitters Trivia

Test your knowledge with Ted and Griffin at Bitters Pub. Several chances to win awesome prizes.

Trivia Matters

Join host Geoff Inder for Trivia Matters every Thursday night at The Station (7 Hutchings St.).

Live Music

7:30 p.m.

Our Lady Peace & Matthew Good

Performing at Mile One Centre. Doors open 6:30 p.m. For tickets, call the box office at 576-7657 or visit www.mileonecentre.com.

10:30 p.m.

Hip Hop Open Mike

Monthly hip hop open mike at Distortion. No cover.

Photography

2:30 p.m.

Anthony M. Tooton

The Tootons processed and printed more than 100 million rolls of film in our province. This family documented our people, places and history. Anthony Tooton will be at The Rooms to give a presentation about this important family. This program is included with the cost of general admission.

Theatre

8 p.m.

A Night of Sam Shepard

Two short plays, “Action” and “Cowboy Mouth,” at Barbara Barrett Theatre (St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre). Tickets ($25/$20) available by calling 729-3900 or online at artsandculturecentre.com.

Friday, March 2

Causes

6:45 p.m.

Karma Ride for Geordie

Geordie suffered a workplace injury that has left him paralyzed below the chest. Geordie’s condition is extreme and he cannot access the treatment he needs here in N.L. Costs of treatment in the U.S. will be high, but it is his best shot at regaining full use of his legs and learning how to walk again. Ride for Geordie by donation ($10 minimum) at Bespoke Cycle. Call 552-0579 to book a bike.

Film

8 p.m.

Graphic Means

The Atlantic-Canadian premiere screening of the documentary “Graphic Means” at LSPU Hall. The film explores graphic design production before everything went digital — from linecaster to photocomposition, and from paste-up to PDF. Women were severely underrepresented in film production, so director Briar Levit chose to work with an entirely female crew. Tickets on sale now at the LSPU Hall and www.thedesigners.live.

Live Music

8 p.m.

The Dana Parsons Trio

The Rooms presents an intimate evening of jazz standards, original music and stories from the Dana Parsons Trio. 19+. Call 757-8090 or visit www.therooms.ca to purchase tickets.

10 p.m.

Search Party EP Release

Search Party invite you to join them at The Rockhouse for the release of their debut self-titled EP, with friends Matthew Hornell and Joe Grizzly. $10.

The Mics

Performing at The Black Sheep.

Recreation

7 p.m.

Friday Night Snowshoe Hike

Guided snowshoe hike offered by The Outfitters. A new location every Friday. Hikes are about two hours long. $10 per person ($40 for a season pass). Rentals available for $10. For more information, email Don at operations@theoutfitters.nf.ca.

Sports

4:30 p.m.

AUS Women’s Volleyball Championships

The first semi-final game of the championship at the MUN Field House is Acadia vs. Saint Mary’s from 4:30-7 p.m. The second semi-final game will be the Memorial Sea-Hawks vs. Dalhousie from 7-9 p.m.

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge Basketball

St. John’s Edge vs. KW Titans at Mile One Centre. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Theatre

8 p.m.

A Night of Sam Shepard

Two short plays: “Action” and “Cowboy Mouth” at the Barbara Barrett Theatre (St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre). Tickets ($25/$20) are available by calling 729-3900 or online at artsandculturecentre.com.

Saturday, March 3

Children

9 a.m.

PLAY Program

Offered by the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation in PE-2000 at Memorial University. Free for children up to six years old and their caregivers. Registration is required the morning of sessions and is limited to 40 children.

Live Music

7:30 p.m.

The Celtic Fiddlers 25th Anniversary Show

After 25 years, The Celtic Fiddlers has become one of Newfoundland’s icons in traditional vocal and instrumental music. This show will feature all the old and new favourite tunes. Come celebrate! Tickets are $29.50, available at http://rca.nf.ca/event/celtic-fiddlers/.

8 p.m.

NSO Sinfonia 3: Celebrate the Big Land

Conclusion of the Sinfonia series with the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra and Lady Cove Women’s Choir, under the direction of Kellie Walsh, at the Basilica. Featuring selections which highlight and celebrate Labrador. For more information, visit www.nsomusic.ca.

9:30 p.m.

The Kubasonics, Ouroboros, and Thelma and Louise

Performing at The Rockhouse in a fundraiser for the SKS Seed Fund to establish a childcare facility at Iris Kirby House. $10.

Sports

7 p.m.

AUS Women’s Volleyball Championships

Winners from Friday’s semi-final games will face off at Memorial University’s Field House.

St. John’s Edge Basketball

St. John’s Edge vs. KW Titans at Mile One Centre. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Theatre

2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

A Night of Sam Shepard

Two short plays, “Action” and “Cowboy Mouth,” at the Barbara Barrett Theatre (St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre). Tickets ($25/$20) are available by calling 729-3900 or online at artsandculturecentre.com. Matinee (2 p.m.) is $10.

Sunday, March 4

Causes

10:30 a.m.

6th Annual Spare Some Love Bowling

In support of Ronald McDonald House. Held at Plaza Bowl, there are two times to choose from: morning bowling at 10:30 a.m., or afternoon at 2:30 p.m. Bowlers of all skill levels welcome. Organize your team, and “Spare” Some Love for the families at Ronald McDonald House. Tickets on an escalating 50/50 draw also available. Call 738-0000.

Groups

6:30 p.m.

Wesley Church Men’s Choir – Service

The Wesley Men’s Choir and Rev. Bill Mercer, along with special guests Deborah and Keith Collins, will hold a service and sing-a-long at 6:50 p.m. All are welcome.

Tuesday, March 6

Sports

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge Basketball

St. John’s Edge vs. Halifax at Mile One Centre. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, March 7

Games

12 p.m.

Lunch and Bridge

Come down for lunch and bridge every Wednesday at the ReMax Centre in St. John’s. Contact Shirley Kelly at 754-3260 to register.

Groups

10:30 a.m.

Beginner Guitar Lessons

Held every Wednesday morning until noon at St. John’s Retired Citizens’ Association (10 Bennett Ave.). $5 per session. Open to the public.

7 p.m.

Cabot Toastmasters Club

Is fear of 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, simply Google “Cabot Toastmasters.”

Sports

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge Basketball

St. John’s Edge vs. Halifax at Mile One Centre. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Thursday, March 8

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.

Culture

7 p.m.

The Things We Keep

The Blue Castle and the Saltwater Stories Research project present an interactive conversation at the MMap Gallery (St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre) about the things we keep. What things do you keep close at hand when you move? And what things have you left behind? These might be physical things, or they may be memories, ideas and feelings. Free admission and parking. Bring the things you keep and the stories that make them meaningful to you.

Saturday, March 10

Groups

2 p.m.

Easter Afternoon Tea

Hosted by The Ladies of the Sabre at the Mazol Shrine Centre (530 Topsail Rd.) Tickets $10, includes spins on Easter baskets, and prizes for the best three Easter bonnets. For tickets, call Sylvia Downey at 368-0696.

Sports

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge Basketball

St. John’s Edge vs. London at Mile One Centre. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Sunday, March 11

Live Music

8 p.m.

NSO Recital 3: Atlantic String Quartet

Featuring the Atlantic String Quartet at the Anglican Cathedral. The NSO’s Recital Series presents high-quality chamber music. The Atlantic String Quartet includes Heather Kao, Nancy Case-Oates, Kate Read and Theo Weber. For more information, visit www.nsomusic.ca.

Sports

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge Basketball

St. John’s Edge vs. London at Mile One Centre. Doors open at 6 p.m.

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