CITY EVENTS

14 days of stuff to do. Updated every second Thursday. Get your event listed for free — send the details to [email protected].

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Thursday 25

ANNE CAMPBELL: THE FABRIC OF DAY Launch for a book of new and selected poems by Regina author. MacKenzie Gallery, 7 p.m. See thistledownpress.com.

BOOK CLUB Tonight: Richard Morais’ The Hundred-Foot Journey. George Bothwell Library, 7 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

BOOK CLUB Tonight: Will Schwalbe’s The End of Your Life Bookclub. Regent Place Library, 7 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

DOING BUSINESS IN REGINA This series covers a range of topics to help people succeed in local business. Central Library, 7–8 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

TIMERAISER150 Includes live performances, original art and food and drink from local producers with proceeds to support emerging artists. The Owl, 7 p.m. See timerasier.ca/regina.

Friday 26

DINNER OF CHAMPIONS Fundraiser for the Regina Thunder football team with guest speaker Henry Burris. Delta Hotel, 5:30 p.m. See reginathunder.ca.

KEN GOFF MEMORIAL BOXING CLASSIC Featured are eight bouts between Canadian and Cuban boxers. Hosted by Regina Boxing Club. Credit Union EventPlex, 8 p.m. See reginaboxingclub.ca.

PILE ’O BONES TATTOO CONVENTION Trade show devoted to ink art. Conexus Arts Centre, May 26, 6–11 p.m., May 27 10 a.m.–10 p.m., May 28 10 a.m.–5 p.m. See pileobonestattoo.com.

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

PASS THE HAT Local stand-up comedy. SCES Club, doors at 9 p.m. Pay what you want. See culturalexchange.ca.

OBSERVATORY TOUR Hosted by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (Regina Centre). Kalium Observatory at the Science Centre, tonight and June 2 at 9 p.m. See regina.rasc.ca.

Saturday 27

REGINA FARMERS’ MARKET City Square Plaza, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. See reginafarmersmarket.ca.

PRAIRIE GAME EXPO VII People of all ages and skill levels are invited to play tabletop and role-playing games. Presented by ComicReaders. Core Ritchie Neighbourhood Centre, 9 a.m.–9 p.m. Free admission, canteen on site. See forums.saskgames.com.

MÉTIS NATION: SASKATCHEWAN ELECTION Province-wide elections are being held for President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and 12 Regional Representatives. Visit mnselections.ca to learn more.

STRAWBERRY FAIR Annual social with craft and baking tables, café with refreshments and flats of fresh strawberries. St. Paul’s Cathedral, 8:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Admission by donation. See stpaulsregina.com.

SPRING CHESS TOURNAMENT Includes novice and advanced sections. University of Regina Multi-Purpose Room, 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. E-mail [email protected]

NATIONAL THEATRE Broadcast of Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz & Guilderstern Are Dead starring Daniel Radcliffe. Cineplex Cinemas, 12:30 p.m. See cineplex.com.

CARDIAC CARE: 5 K WALK/RUN Fundraiser to support Regina General Hospital’s Cardiac Care Unit. Wascana Pool area, 10 a.m. See cardiaccare5k.com.

GET TOGETHER WITH TECHNOLOGY Tech support group for people with vision loss. Central Library, 2–4 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

KINGS PARK SPEEDWAY The season kicks off with a run your junk race, with a regular race May 28. Kings Park Speedway, 2 p.m. See kingsparkspeedway.org.

INFLAMED IN THE MEMBRANE Teams of four compete in an adult spelling bee to raise funds for MS research, includes a silent auction and 50/50 draw. Guest pronouncer is novelist Gail Bowen. Artful Dodger, 7 p.m. $5.

RCMP CHARITY BALL Proceeds from this gala, which features fine dining and live entertainment, go to Kids Help Phone. RCMP Drill Hall, 5 p.m.

YOUTH BALLET & CONTEMPORARY DANCE SASKATCHEWAN: TRIBUTE TO THE GREATS Year-end recital featuring classic ballet works. Conexus Arts Centre, 7:30 p.m., May 28 at 2 p.m. See conexusartscentre.ca.

LAUGH SHOP COMEDY CLUB Stand-up with Danny Martinello and Ryan Short. Ramada Hotel, show at 9:30 p.m. See ramadaregina.ca.

Sunday 28

WORLD PARTNERSHIP WALK This event is held annually to promote awareness about and help end global poverty. Saskatchewan Legislature, Wascana Centre, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. See worldpartnershipwalk.com.

WALK TO MAKE CYSTIC FIBROSIS HISTORY Fundraiser to support cystic fibrosis research. Queen Building, Wascana Centre, registration at 10 a.m. See cysticfibrosis.ca/walk.

CHARITY CAR SHOW This event goes rain or shine, with proceeds to Hope’s Home. 1300 Albert St., 11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

MAKE AN OMBRE RAIN CHAIN Workshop on managing water runoff and reducing erosion and pollution. Regent Place Library, 1–3 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

QUEEN CITY LINDY: WORKSHOP This workshop is open to dancers of all skill levels. No partner required. FadaDance Studio, 2–6 p.m. $45

KEEPER OF THE STARS: PIZZA/PASTA FUNDRAISER Family friendly event to support a local parrot rescue operation. Four Seasons Sports Palace, 5 p.m. $20.

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

Tuesday 30

REGINA & DISTRICT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: BREAKFAST SERIES Guest-speaker is Eric Dillon from Conexus Credit Union. Executive Royal Hotel, registration at 7:30 a.m. See reginachamber.com.

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

REBEL ROLLERS TRIVIA Weekly fundraiser for Pile O’Bones Derby Club. Rebellion Taproom, 8 p.m. $2 per person.

TAX STRATEGIES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES Primer on small business tax planning. Central Library, 7–8 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

Wednesday 31

REGINA FARMERS’ MARKET City Square Plaza, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. See reginafarmersmarket.ca.

CITY OF REGINA WRITING AWARD: RECEPTION Includes a reading by Chelsea Coupal, along with recognition of runners-up Iryn Tushabe and Melanie Schnell. Hill Tower III, 6 p.m. See skwriter.com.

QUEEN CITY SHORTS Screening tonight are Gone, Gone, Gone with the Winn’s (Weiye Su), Hands to The Sky (Elizabeth LaPensée), Queen’s Game  (April Kelley), Ephasini Lamabhudango (Dumisani Mvumvu), Home Sewn (Morgan Jones), Samosa (Albin Wildner) and FANTASSÚT/Rain on the borders (Federica Foglia). Creative City Centre, 8 p.m. See queencityshorts.com.

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

WASCANA FREEWHEELERS This recreational ride goes every Wednesday until the end of August. Meet at the Legislature at 7 p.m. See wascanafreewheelers.ca.

WINE AND SIGN Social evening for deaf people, ASL interpreters and those looking to learn sign language. Artful Dodger, 7–8:30 p.m.

PROMISING PRACTICES IN TIMISKAMING FIRST NATION Screening of a documentary about community efforts to deal with Hepatitis C. Co-hosted by All Nations Hope Network and Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network. Rainbow Cinemas, 7 p.m. Free admission.

Thursday 1

INTERNATIONAL PUPPET UNDERGROUND FESTIVAL Opening Day. See Ongoing.

REGINA CAT RESCUE: GARAGE SALE 3338 Westminster Rd., 9 a.m.–8 p.m., June 2 from 9 a.m.–8 p.m., June 3 9 a.m.–1 p.m. See reginacatrescue.com.

REGINA HORTICULTURE SOCIETY Russell Eirich discusses caring for local trees and shrubs. St. Paul’s Anglican Cathedral, 7 p.m. $5, RHS members free. See reginahortsociety.ca.

Friday 2

WICKID MOTORSPORTS & MUD EXTRAVAGANZA Three day competition involving trucks, motorbikes, ATVs and mud. Includes cabarets on Friday (with Charley Mobile) and Saturday night (Tequila Mockingbird). June 2–4. See wickidmotorsports.com.

SHOWCASE 2017 Features top Little League players in AAA Minor and Major Division from Moose Jaw and Regina. Kiwanis Park (2600 Elphinstone), home run contest tonight with games on June 3 at noon and 3 p.m. See knll.pointstreaksite.com.

Saturday 3

REGINA FARMERS’ MARKET City Square Plaza, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. See reginafarmersmarket.ca.

SHOPPERS RUN FOR WOMEN Charity event with proceeds to support mental health programs for girls and women at Family Service Regina. T.C. Douglas Green Space, 7:30 a.m.–1 p.m. See runforwomen.ca.

RCC GRINDURO Social day of mountain bike riding with obstacles to spice things up. Co-hosted by Dutch Cycle and Western Cycle. Craven, 10 a.m. start. Register by May 31 at registrationlogic.com/secure/Register.aspx?E=2765.

PEACEFUL AWARENESS EVENT Rally to stop the global trade in dog and cat meat. City Hall, 10 a.m. –3 p.m. See stopthedogandcatmeattradeworldwide.com.

CJTR MUSIC GARAGE SALE Items for sale include LPs, CDs, musical instruments, equipment and more. The Exchange, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. $2. See cjtr.ca.

AUTOMATA PUPPETRY This workshop will cover the basics of making a moving puppet. Central Library, 1–4 p.m. 14+. See reginalibrary.ca.

PUPPET MAKING AND PARADE Family-friendly event co-presented with International Puppet Underground Festival. Connaught Library, 2–4 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

FOUR SEASONS BALL Black tie fundraiser for Hospitals of Regina Foundation with gourmet food, live and silent auctions and entertainment by comic Martin Short. Conexus Arts Centre, 5:30 p.m. See fourseasonsball.ca.

HOMOSAIC: TOUCH OUR RAINBOW Fundraiser to support Queer City Cinema, includes hair and make-up treatments, song and dance by LaLa Bottomé and Evella Teasler, and beats by DJ Reid Bourgeois. IRON Beauty, 8 p.m. to midnight. $10. See queercitycinema.ca.

Sunday 4

GUTSY 5K WALK Fundraiser to support research into Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Rick Hansen Park, registration at 10 a.m., with walk at noon. See gutsy.ca or 1-844-664-4420.

RED SOX VS YORKTON CARDINALS The Sox open the home portion of the 2017 Western Major Baseball League season against Yorkton. Currie Field, 2 p.m. See reginaredsox.com.

EUROSHOW Show and shine of European cars hosted by BMW Club. Legislative Drive, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. See bmwsask.com.

Monday 5

SOIRÉE BÉNÉFICE Charity event to support refugees in Burundi. Includes live entertainment and a meal. LeBistro (3850 Hillsdale), 6:30 p.m. 306-230-8473.

FROM RESEARCH TO NON-FICTION WRITING Workshop hosted by Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild, with First Nations academic and author Blair Stonechild. 100–1150 8th Ave., 6:30–9 p.m. See skwriter.com

RED SOX VS WEYBURN BEAVERS Western Major Baseball League action. Currie Field, 7 p.m. See reginaredsox.com.

SPEAKEASY Monthly stand-up comedy show. Fat Badger, 8:30 p.m. Free.

Tuesday 6

REGINA & DISTRICT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: BREAKFAST SERIES Guest-speaker is Marie Wilson, Truth and Reconciliation Commissioner. Conexus Arts Centre (Shumiatcher Room), registration at 11:30 a.m. See reginachamber.com.

UNSETTLING IDEAS PRESENTS: NATIONHOOD INTERRUPTED Presentation by Idle No More founder Sylvia McAdams on reforming the legal system to better reflect First Nations sovereignty. 1810 Albert St. 7 p.m. See skwriter.com.

RED SOX VS MOOSE JAW MILLER EXPRESS Western Major Baseball League action. Currie Field, 7 p.m. See reginaredsox.com.

Wednesday 7

DIXIE SWIM CLUB Opening night. See Ongoing.

REGINA FARMERS’ MARKET City Square Plaza, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. See reginafarmersmarket.ca.


ONGOING

INTERNATIONAL PUPPET UNDERGROUND FESTIVAL Highlights of this bi-annual festival include an opening night screening of DIY shorts from Handmade Puppet Dreams at RPL Theatre on June 1, additional screenings of puppet films, performances, workshops and a Prairie Puppet Slam Cabaret at Artesian on June 3. There’s also a live performance of The Umbrella at Artesian June 4 at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. June 1–4. See ipuf.ca.

DIXIE SWIM CLUB Written by Jesse Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten, this comedy charts the relationship of five former college swim team members who meet each year at a North Carolina cottage to catch up on their lives. Presented by Regina Little Theatre. Performing Arts Centre, June 7–10 at 7:30 p.m. See reginalittletheatre.com.

THE LITTLE MERMAID Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and Disney film with lyrics by Howard Ashman & John Musker, music by Alan Menken and book by Doug Wright, this musical features a mermaid who longs to explore the human world. Globe Theatre, until June 25. See globetheatrelive.com.

9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL Broadway musical based on the hit 1980 Hollywood office comedy that starred Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as secretaries bent on revenge against their tyrannical boss. Presented by Regina Lyric Musical Theatre, directed by Kenn McLeod. University of Regina Theatre, May 25–26 at 7:30 p.m., May 27 at 2 p.m.  See reginalyric.com.

MOSAIC: FESTIVAL OF CULTURES This multi-cultural festival celebrates 50 years in 2017. Multiple venues, June 1–2 from 5–11:30 p.m., June 3 from 2 p.m.–midnight. See reginamulticulturalcouncil.ca.

AMY LUTHER: WHIMSICAL CREATURES Exhibition of ink and watercolour works on at Abstractions Café until June 9. The closing reception that night includes a one-hour workshop with Luther and DJ music. Tickets are $10, and doors are at 6:30 p.m.