CITY EVENTS

14 days of stuff to do. Updated every second Thursday. Get your event listed for free — send the details to listings@prairiedogmag.com.

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Thursday 9

FIRST NATIONS SPEAKING CIRCLE Open to children 8-12 to learn Ojibway. Parents welcome. Albert Library, 4:30-5:30 p.m., runs Thursdays until Nov. 30. 306-777-6076.

STITCH, MAKE & CHAT Drop-in opportunity to work on knitting, scrapbooking and other projects. George Bothwell and Glen Elm Library, Thursdays from 7-8:30 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

STORYTELLERS NIGHT: LIFE IN REFLECTION Four speakers reflect back of their lives as they near the end of their careers. Hosted by The Storytellers Club. 1843 Hamilton, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

U OF R IMPROV FESTIVAL Features improv teams from universities across Canada. Multi-Purpose Room, Riddel Centre, Nov. 9-11, 7-9 p.m. $8, Students $5. See campusvibe.ca.

PORN PARTY Screening of several shorts, plus a presentation by Kate Sinclaire on how to make ethical feminist/queer porn. Also includes a trade show and burlesque performance. Presented by Queer City Cinema. Artesian, 8 p.m. See artesianon13th.ca.

BOEING-BOEING French language comedy about a Parisian man who juggles relationships with three international flight attendants until their schedules collide. Presented by Theatre Oskana, with English surtitles. Carrefour Horizons (1440 9th Ave. N.), Nov. 9–10, 8 p.m., Nov. 11–12, 2 p.m.

Friday 10

PORN WORKSHOP Kate Sinclaire [see above] is facilitating two free workshops at the University of Regina: Representation, Agency and Fetishization: Why Queers Publishing Queer Realities is Important (ED 338, 10:30-11:30 a.m.); and How Can Porn Be Ethically Made? (ED 113, 1:30-2:30 p.m.). Hosted by Regina Public Interest Research Group. See rpirg.org.

SASKATCHEWAN FINANCIAL LITERACY DAY Features presentations, panel discussions and a trade fair addressing subjects such as accounting, fraud and theft, taxes and estate planning. Central Library, noon-5 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

PATS VS MOOSE JAW WARRIORS Brandt Centre, 7 p.m. See reginapats.com.

THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY Theatrical presentation which tells the story of the famous folk duo from their humble beginnings in Queens, New York to their reunion concert in Central Park in 1981. Conexus Arts Centre, 7:30 p.m. See conexusartscentre.ca.

COMBAT IMPROV Performance by local troupe. Unitarian Centre, show at 8 p.m.

REGINA WORD UP Community stage with guest artist Mugabi Byenkya. Creative City Centre, doors at 7:30 p.m. All ages. See creativecitycentre.ca.

WASCANA UPPER QU’APPELLE WATERSHED: PRODUCER APPRECIATION NIGHT Held to salute partners who are active in protecting the Qu’Appelle Watershed, with dinner and presentations. Lumsden Hall, 5:30 p.m. See wuqwatr.ca.

SCHUMIATCHER LECTURE Guest speaker Yann Martel “Imagination and Identity: How Stories Form Who We Are”. Presented by McKercher Lecture Series and College of Law. Artesian, 7 p.m. Pre-register on eventbrite.ca.

OUR BEST TO YOU This arts and craft show features over 200 Canadian artisans. Canada Centre Building, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Nov. 11 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Nov. 12 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults $7, 17 and under free.

COUGARS VS MANITOBA BISONS Canada West men’s hockey. Co-operator’s Centre, 7 p.m. See reginacougars.com.

COUGARS VS FRASER VALLEY Canada West basketball. Kinesiology Centre, women’s game at 6 p.m., men’s game at 8 p.m. See reginacougars.com.

SPEED FRIENDING Opportunity for people 25-35 and 35 plus to meet each other. Central Library, 8-10 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

CLUB 66 SOCIAL DANCE Music by Leon Ochs, with mid-night lunch. Regina Seniors’ Centre, 8 p.m. $12 members, $14 non-members. See dancinregina.com.

Saturday 11

REGINA FARMERS’ MARKET Wa Wa Shriners Hall (2065 Hamilton), 9 a.m.-1 p.m. See reginafarmersmarket.ca.

REMEMBRANCE DAY The indoor service at Brandt Centre starts at 10:30 a.m., while the outdoor service at Victoria Park cenotaph is at 10:45 a.m. A reception will follow at the Royal Canadian Legion (1820 Cornwall St.) with lunch and entertainment by Dennis Ficor and Boom Town.

WRITERS CORNER Features readings by six Saskatchewan non-fiction and fiction authors: Anne McDonald, James Daschuk, Chelsea Coupal, Emily Eaton, Bill Waiser and Catherine Milos. Bushwakker, 3 p.m. See skwriter.ca.

COUGARS VS MANITOBA BISONS Canada West men’s hockey. Co-operator’s Centre, 3 p.m. See reginacougars.com.

COUGARS VS FRASER VALLEY Canada West basketball. Kinesiology Centre, women’s game at 6 p.m., men’s game at 8 p.m. See reginacougars.com.

DEANNA DRIVER: FUN ON THE FARM TOO Signing for a collection of funny stories about farm life. Coles Northgate, 1-3 p.m.

TITANS AWARDS NIGHT & FAMILY GALA This event will include entertainment, local vendors and food stations. Core Ritchie Neighbourhood Centre, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Free admission.

JUST FOR LAUGHS: THE ALTERNATIVE COMEDY TOUR Host is Nick Vatterott and guest comics are TJ Miller and Rhys Darby. Conexus Arts Centre, 7:30 p.m. See conexusartscentre.ca.

Sunday 12

NOVEMBER TO REMEMBER SALE Includes locally produced foods, crafts, clothing, jewellery and other household items. Hungarian Club (1925 McAra St.), 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission, with donations accepted for CC REZ Q which cares for stray dogs.

PINTS & PROSE TRIVIA Weekly(-ish) pub trivia. Fun! Prizes! O’Hanlon’s, 8:30 p.m. $5.

Monday 13

SPEAKERS CORNER TOASTMASTERS New members are welcome to join this club to improve their communication and leadership skills. Meetings are Mondays at Co-operators Building (1920 College Ave.), noon-1 p.m. See speakerscornerregina.

ARMCHAIR TRAVEL Vincent Murphy “What’s Up North? The Great Saskatchewan Boreal Forest Tour”. Central Library, 2-3 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

PASTA FUNDRAISER Hosted by Amnesty International Regina. The Owl, University of Regina, 5:30 p.m. Deadline to purchase tickets is Nov. 9. See amnestysaskatchewan.ca.

NALOXONE TRAINING This information session addressing overdose treatment is hosted by Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region. RPL Library, 7-8:45 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

Tuesday 14

CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF SCIENCE & INNOVATION POLICY: LECTURE John Kimathi Mbae discusses “Does Conservation Agriculture Facilitate Food Security for Smallholder Farmers?” Rm. 210, 2 Research Dr., University of Regina, 11 a.m.-Noon. See schoolofpublicpolicy.sk.ca.

CHEWSDAY CHALLENGE Weekly gathering of tabletop game enthusiasts. Boston Pizza North, 6:30 p.m. See saskgames.com.

TREVOR HERRIOT & BRANIMIR GJETVAJ: ISLANDS OF GRASS Launch for a book exploring the wonder of the Grasslands region. Evening includes a performance by classical guitarist Ed Rodger and reading by author Dave Carpenter. Royal Saskatchewan Museum, 6:30 p.m. Free admission.

BEHIND THE SCREEN Learn about all the behind the scenes work that goes into making a movie. Hosted by Saskatchewan Media Production Industry Association. Regina Soundstage (1831 College), 6-9 p.m. Free admission. See smpia.sk.ca.

ADDICTIONS: TALKING CIRCLE Presentation by Eagle Moon Health’s Harry Desnomie on holistic approaches to addiction treatment. Central Library, 7-8:45 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

REBEL ROLLERS TRIVIA Rebellion Taproom, Tuesdays at 8 p.m. $5.

Wednesday 15

PATS VS CALGARY HITMEN Brandt Centre, 7 p.m. See reginapats.com.

GAMES ON TAP Weekly event co-hosted with Sask. Games. Beer Brothers, 6:30 p.m. 19+. See saskgames.com.

CBC’S THIS AND THAT Live version of the popular CBC radio show with hosts Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring. Casino Regina. See casinoregina.com.

UNIQUE LIKE US Drop in social group for visually impaired adults. Central Library, 7-9 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

BUILDING A BUDGET Primer on how to regulate your spending. Prince of Wales Library, 6-7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

UNDERSTANDING CREDIT & CREDIT SCORE Learn how to use credit to your advantage. George Bothwell Library, 7-8 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

CINEMA POLITICA Screening of The Take by Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein which critiques global capitalism. Artful Dodger, 7 p.m.

EYES UP HERE Live comedy and improv show. Creative City Centre, show at 8 p.m. See creativecitycentre.ca.

KENNY VS SPENNY Live performance by popular duo who compete against each other in zany stunts. The Owl, 9 p.m. 19+. See campusvibe.ca.

QUIZ WHIZZERS Fun and friendly pub trivia. Capitol Restaurant and Bar, Wednesdays at 8 p.m.

Thursday 16

HEATHERS Opening Night. See Ongoing.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST JR. Opening Night. See Ongoing.

CONNECT Geared to entrepreneurs and professionals with guest speaker Claire Bélanger-Parker (CNT Management) discussing “Top 3 Tips to a Balanced Business Lifestyle”. Hosted by Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan. Sprout Café (2526 Victoria Ave.), 5 p.m. See womenentrepreneurs.sk.ca.

VANCOUVER FILM SCHOOL The VFS is holding an acting audition from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., animation workshop from 5-6 p.m., and scholarship information session from 6-7:30 p.m. Hotel Saskatchewan. Free admission, but you must pre-register. See vfs.edu.

FOOD 4 LIFE STORE: STEAK NIGHT Fundraiser for a volunteer non-profit that works to promote food security in the Core Ritchie Neighbourhood. Fired Up Grill (2014 Park St.), 5:30 p.m. 306-766-7660.

READINGS BY CANADIAN WRITERS Guest readers are naturalist Trevor Herriot, poet Jan Zwicky and author Anne McDonald. LI215, University of Regina, 7:30 p.m. See humanitiesresearch.org.

COSTUME DESIGN & WARDROBE WORKSHOP This event will focus on design issues for feature films and TV commercials. Hosted by SMPIA. Regina Soundstage (1831 College), 7-9:30 p.m. Free. Register in advance at bit.ly/smpia_costume.

Friday 17

COUGARS VS CALGARY DINOS Canada West women’s hockey. Co-operators Centre, 7 p.m. See reginacougars.com.

COUGARS VS BRANDON BOBCATS Canada West volleyball. Kinesiology Centre, women’s game at 6 p.m., men’s game at 8 p.m. See reginacougars.com.

BIG PAINT NIGHT Social evening of painting hosted by Dunlop Gallery. Sunrise Library, 7-9 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

WINTERGREEN Annual juried sale hosted by Saskatchewan Craft Council, features over 70 craft and visual artists. Includes music by Poor Nameless Boy (Friday), Terri-Anne Strongarm (Saturday) and The Strange Valentines (Sunday). Conexus Arts Centre, Nov. 17 from 1-9 p.m., Nov. 18 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Nov. 19 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults $5 for three-day pass, Seniors & Youth $3, Kids 12 and under free. See saskcraftcouncil.org.

SASKATCHEWAN INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS This salute to independent film includes screenings and awards in six categories: Best Feature, Best Short, Best Student Film, Best Acting, Technical Achievement and Audience Choice. Presented by Saskatchewan Filmpool with host Shawn Koch. Artesian, pre-screening entertainment at 7:30 p.m. See filmpool.ca.

DANCE ME A SONG The program is highlighted by the original contemporary ballet Heart’s Calling set to music by Jeffery Straker. Presented by Youth Ballet and Contemporary Dance Saskatchewan.  University of Regina Theatre, Nov. 17-18, 7:30 p.m. See youthballet.com.

B*RUDE COMEDY Performance by local comics. Brewed Awakening (Dewdney), show at 9 p.m.

KISS THE CANVAS Charity boxing event with proceeds to support palliative and bereavement services in Saskatchewan, along with the Lonsdale Youth at Risk program. Lonsdale Boxing Club (1361 Halifax St.), 5:30 p.m. See lonsdaleboxingclub.com.

TRANSGENDER DAY OF REMEMBRANCE Service to remember transgender people who have experienced violence and discrimination. Unitarian Centre, 7-9 p.m. See transsask.org.

OBSERVATORY TOUR Hosted by Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (Regina Centre). Kalium Observatory at Science Centre, 7 p.m. See regina.rasc.ca.

MINUS ONE CLUB DANCE Music by Ron and Sandra Rudoski. Regina Seniors’ Centre (2134 Winnipeg), 8 p.m. $12 members, $14 non-members. See dancinregina.com.

HIW CANADA: HOSTILE GAMES Professional wrestling. Hungarian Club, 8 p.m. See hiwcanada.com.

Saturday 18

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Opening Night. See Ongoing.

REGINA FARMERS’ MARKET Wa Wa Shriners Hall (2065 Hamilton), 9 a.m.-1 p.m. See reginafarmersmarket.ca.

CATHEDRAL HOLIDAY CRAFT MARKET The craft market is at Westminster United Church, along with a Mistletoe Tea & Bake Sale, while at Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre there’s an indoor street fair. Both events run from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission by donation.

FROM SCRATCH: KÄSEKUCHEN Learn to make German cheesecake. Prince of Wales Library, 1-3:30 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

BOOK TO FILM PITCH EVENT This event seeks to build connections between authors, publishers and filmmakers. Co-hosted by SMPIA and SaskBooks. Bushwakker, 1:30 p.m. Free. RSVP to office@smpia.sk.ca.

HANDMADE HOLIDAYS: UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER Participants are asked to supply their own sweater and bring any “embellishments” they want to use. Glen Elm Library, 2-4 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

COMMUNITY FALL SUPPER Features a Polish-style meal, plus a performance by the Polonia Polish Folk Dance Ensemble. 1825 Winnipeg St., 5:30 p.m. Adults $25, Youth 5-12 $12, 4 and under Free. Ticket deadline is Nov. 12. 306-924-5622

SOFIA HOUSE STEAK NIGHT This fundraiser for the local shelter for women and children is hosted by Build Together Saskatchewan. Bonzzini’s Pub, 6 p.m. $25.

DEAN RENWICK DESIGN GALA Charity fashion show with proceeds to an organization that assists northern girls and young women with issues around menstruation. Queensbury Centre, 7 p.m. See yourtimefoundation.com.

METRO PET MARKET: LECTURE Guest speaker is veterinarian Karen Becker, who will speak on animal welfare and answer questions you may have about your pet. DoubleTree Hilton, 7 p.m. $10. See metropetmarket.ca.

COUGARS VS CALGARY DINOS Canada West women’s hockey. Co-operators Centre, 3 p.m. See reginacougars.com.

COUGARS VS BRANDON BOBCATS Canada West volleyball. Kinesiology Centre, men’s game at 5 p.m., women’s game at 7 p.m. See reginacougars.com.

LAUGH SHOP COMEDY CLUB Stand-up with Charles Haycock and Dan Clarke. Ramada Hotel, show at 9:30 p.m. See ramadaregina.ca.

Sunday 19

NÖEL CHRISTMAS TRADESHOW & CRAFT SALE Features local vendors, along with a buffet. Hungarian Club, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

HOLIDAY HANDMADE MARKET Hosted by The Wren, with local vendors and a mini makers market. Riddell Multi-Purpose Room, University of Regina, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. See shopthewren.ca.

SANTA CLAUS PARADE The theme this year is “Favourite Christmas Stories”. The parade is hosted by Southland Mall, and runs south on Albert St. from 25th Ave. starting at 1 p.m. See southlandshoppingcentre.com.

BOLSHOI BALLET IN CINEMA: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Broadcast of a ballet based on Shakespeare’s dark comedy about a man who tries to “tame” a headstrong woman. Cineplex Cinemas, 12:55 p.m. See cineplex.com.

NATIONAL CHILD DAY Family-friendly celebration with games, crafts and information about family support services. Core Ritchie Centre, 1-4 p.m.

MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE ART Workshop with artist Ayla Dmyterko. Regent Place Library, 1-3 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

HELPING BABY SLEEP THROUGH THE NIGHT Got an infant who is a night owl? Learn how to regulate their sleep pattern. George Bothwell Library, 2-3 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

MÉTIS PEOPLE & THE LAW Presentation by Russell Fayant on the legal definition and rights of Métis people. Central Library, 2-3:30 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

WINTER PHOTO BOOTH Family-friendly opportunity to use props and backdrops to create a unique holiday photo. Connaught Library, 1-4 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

Welcome Christmas IMAX Movie Night Fundraiser hosted by The Casey Foundation for Autism Support with screenings of the Grinch TV classic at 6 p.m. (admission $10, includes cookies, cocoa and a silent auction) and White Christmas at 7 p.m. ($15). Saskatchewan Science Centre. See thecaseyfoundation.org.

Monday 20

CANADIAN WESTERN AGRIBITION Opening Day. See Ongoing.

REGINA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LUNCHEON This country-style event serves as a kick-off to Canadian Western Agribition. Ramada Hotel, 11:30 a.m. See reginachamber.com.

ARMCHAIR TRAVEL Rob Mcleod “Hiking in the Canadian Rockies”. Central Library, 2-3 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

Tuesday 21

YOGA THERAPY Primer on the benefits of yoga with Janelle Finch. Connaught Library, 7-8 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

MANAGING FINANCES IN RETIREMENT Get tips on how not to outlive your money. Central Library, 7-8 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

Wednesday 22

OPEN STUDIO Explore art-making in a creative environment. Some supplies provided. Prince of Wales Library, 7-8:30 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

RADON: IS IT IN YOUR HOME? Presentation by the Lung Association of Saskatchewan and Take Action on Radon Coalition. Regent Place Library, 7-8:30 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

Ongoing

HEATHERS Stage musical based on the 1988 dark comedy about high school cliques. Presented by Do It With Class Young People’s Theatre. Riddell Centre, University of Regina, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 17-18 at 6 and 9 p.m. See doitwithclass.com.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Written by Michael Shamata, this adaptation of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic remains faithful to the original which was set in mid-19th century London. Globe Theatre, Nov. 18-Dec. 24. See globetheatrelive.com.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST JR. Student production of the well-known Broadway/Disney musical. Miller High School Theatre, Nov. 16-18 at 7 p.m., Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. $12 general admission, $10 for students with activity cards, $6 for elementary students, children 5 and younger free.

CANADIAN WESTERN AGRIBITION Annual livestock-themed exhibition and trade show, along with special events such as full contact jousting, professional rodeo and workshops on species at risk. Evraz Place, Nov. 20-25. See agribition.com.

TOASTY TOES SOCK DRIVE Until Nov. 24, chiropractic clinics in Saskatchewan are collecting new socks to donate to the Salvation Army for distribution this winter. See saskchiro.ca for clinic locations.

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS: ESCAPE ROOM In advance of a January production of this Jules Verne adventure story Globe Theatre is hosting a family-friendly themed escape room. Until Feb. 4, book online at globetheatrelive.com.

HARVEST ABUNDANCE Display of fall-themed plants. Regina Floral Conservatory (1450B 4th Ave.), open daily 1-4:30 p.m. Until Nov. 29. See reginafloralconservatory.ca.