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Go Guide for Monday, Feb. 12

Shrove Tuesday is Feb. 13, but don’t worry about whipping up your own pancakes — St. John the Evangelist Church Topsail is hosting its annual pancake supper at 6 p.m.
Shrove Tuesday is Feb. 13, but don’t worry about whipping up your own pancakes — St. John the Evangelist Church Topsail is hosting its annual pancake supper at 6 p.m. - SaltWire Network file

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Monday, Feb. 12

10:30 a.m.
Fairy Tale Storytime
Preschoolers gather to celebrate winter through stories and songs at Ross King Memorial Public Library. A winter-themed craft will follow storytelling.


9 a.m.
Canadian Jewish Experience
Ten panels documenting the Canadian Jewish experience are on display at St. John’s City Hall in the mezzanine until Feb. 13, when the panels will be moved to the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre. The panels tell a Canadian story — of immigrants settling here, overcoming barriers, becoming part of and contributing to a society that is inclusive, tolerant and diverse. This is not only a Jewish story, but also the story of many groups that make Canada their home.


1 p.m.
Seniors’ Darts
The Paradise Adventure 50+ Club hosts this dart game at Paradise Double Ice Complex as part of Snow & Ice in Paradise. Call Julie at 782-3516.

7 p.m.
Seniors’ 120s
120s card game, cash draws, door prizes and other draws. Bring your own baskets and cards. $6 admission. Runs until 10 p.m. at the Reid Centre as part of the Frosty Festival. Call Georgina Smith for more information at 748-6485.

8 p.m.
Bingo with escalating jackpot at St. John’s Retired Citizens Association, 10 Bennett Avenue. Every Monday. Doors open 7:30 p.m. Paper cards are $1 and $2 each. Jackpot cards are $1 each or six for $5 (extra cards cost 50 cents). Halftime break with tea and soft drinks provided. Everyone welcome. Call 753-4782.

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.


11 a.m.
Special Olympics Bowling
Fun, free and recreational bingo bowling for Special Olympics athletes until 1 p.m. at the Paradise Bowl. Call Mary Holloway at 834-8377 for more information. Part of the Frosty Festival.

Tuesday, Feb. 13


9:30 a.m.
Get Messy!
Free-form arts, such as Play-Doh and finger paint. Leave the mess behind for us to clean up! Free event runs until 11 a.m. at the Annex in Mount Pearl as part of the Frosty Festival. For more information, call 765-9383.

6:30 p.m.
Frosty’s Movie Night
Showing Disney’s “Moana” at Gloria Pearson Community Centre. Free event as part of the Frosty Festival. Popcorn and chips provided. Bring your comfy blanket.


7 p.m.
Cross Stitching Workshop
The Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador is hosting a hands-on cross-stitching workshop in the Newman Building (1 Springdale St.) from 7-8:30 p.m. Participants will leave with all the materials needed to finish their cross stitch. $30. Register via eventbrite, or contact Katie Harvey by emailing, or call toll-free 1-888-739-1892 ext. 6 to reserve your space.


6 p.m.
Pancake Supper

St. John the Evangelist Church Topsail’s annual Shrove Tuesday pancake supper with mini bake sale is happening at the parish hall. Baked beans, sausages, and pancake dessert. Tickets $10 and $5 for children under 12. For more information, call Louise at 834-7385.


8:30 a.m.
50+ Shuffle Board Tournament
Open to new and regular players. A part of Snow & Ice in Paradise at Paradise Double Ice Complex. For ages 50 plus. Call Julie at 782-3516.

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.

7:30 p.m.
Battle of the Brains
Presented by Benson Buffett, part of the Frosty Festival. Are you a trivia buff? Put your skills to the test! Admission $6 at the Reid Centre. Event will be capped at 40 teams. For more information, call Melanie Steele at 687-8769.


7:30 p.m.
Inner Healing Ministry
Meets every Tuesday at Wesley United Auditorium on Patrick Street. Come to a place of quiet, with spiritual music and prayer. 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.


3 p.m.
Free Family Swim
At the Summit Centre as part of the Frosty Festival. Parents must swim with children. For more information, call Rosie Stead at 748-6480.

6 p.m.
Wheelchair Basketball
Part of the Frosty Festival. Free admission at Mary Queen of the World. For more information or to register a team, contact Gary Power at 782-0487 or


8 p.m.
The Twilight Zone
Presented by School Zone Productions. Back by popular demand, an encore performance of the sold-out fall show at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre. Three more classic episodes by Rod Serling, performed live, adapted by Christopher Tobin. Call the box office, 729-3900.

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