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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 16

LA GRANDE RÉVOLUTION ELECTRIQUE Opening Night. See Ongoing.

THE OUTLINER This contemporary dance performance consists of 10 solos that evoke thoughts of a magic kingdom where the dancers wear costumes inspired by architecture. Co-presented by Mascall Dance and New Dance Horizons. John Paul II Centre (2200 25th Ave.), March 16–17 at 8 p.m. See newdancehorizons.ca.

HILARIOUS HYPED-UP HYPNOSIS SHOW Feature performer is hypnotist Roger Boucher with opening set by Off The Cuff improv troupe. The Exchange, 7 p.m. $25 advance. See culturalexchange.ca.

MAKING OF CANADA SERIES Presentations by Andrea Sterzuk, Russell Fayant, Michael Cappello on ethnic relations since Confederation; and Lee Ward on our colonial ties to Britain and current standing in the world. ED191, University of Regina, 7:30 p.m. See uregina.ca.

SCIENCE PUB “Locating Science in Policy and Policy for Science in Canada” with guest-speaker Peter Phillips of the University of Saskatchewan. Bushwakker, doors at 5 p.m.

PHILOSOPHY CAFÉ Ryan Doran, “Presumed Consent and Alternative Policies to Increase Organ Donation Rates”. Hosted by University of Regina Philosophy department. MacKenzie Gallery, 7 p.m.

FIRST TINY HOUSE John Robinson discusses the origins of this design innovation in relation to the pioneer sod house. Artesian, 7 p.m. See heritageregina.ca.

SASKATCHEWAN FILMPOOL: 40TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY Reminisce about the past and look forward to the future at this gathering of film folk. 301 1822 Scarth St., 4–9 p.m. See filmpool.ca.

FORWARD TOGETHER LECTURE Greg Boyle, “Barking to the Choir: Now Entering the Kinship of God”. Education Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. See uregina.ca.

Friday 17

PRAIRIE CONSERVATION ACTION PLAN: SPEAKER SERIES Free webinar by Tara Mulhern-Davidson, “A Perfect Partnership: Ranching and Native Prairie”. Noon. Register at attendee.gotowebinar.com/register
/4358082942974875139.

PRAIRIE CONSERVATION ACTION PLAN: SPEAKER SERIES Free webinar by Cameron Carlyle, “Biodiversity in Alberta’s Grasslands”. 3 p.m. Register at attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/
4276113251103497218.

WHAT WOMEN WANT Features over 200 booths showcasing products and services. DoubleTree Hilton, 5–9 p.m. Weekend pass $12. See whatwomenwantregina.ca.

MRS. CANADA GLOBE PAGEANT Preliminary round from 5–9 p.m. DoubleTree Hilton, $100, which includes admission to What Women Want and charitable support for SOFIA House and Habitat for Humanity. See mrscanadaglobe.com.

FIRST NATIONS SPEAKING CIRCLE: OJIBWAY Weekly gathering for children 8–12. Parents welcome. Albert Library, 4:30–5:30 p.m., runs Fridays until May 26. 306-777-6076.

HIGH IMPACT WRESTLING Professional wrestling. Hungarian Club (1925 McAra), 7 p.m. See hiwcanada.com.

WORD UP!: COMMUNITY STAGE Poetry slam with guest Erin Cotton. Creative City Centre, doors at 7:30 p.m. $10, or pay what you can. Cotton is also holding a workshop on writing and the body March 18 from 1–4 p.m. $20, or PWYC. See creativecitycentre.ca.

PATS VS BRANDON WHEAT KINGS Brandt Centre, 7 p.m. See reginapats.com.

Saturday 18

REGINA INDOOR FARMERS’ MARKET WaWa Shrine Centre, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. See reginafarmersmarket.ca.

UR AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL CLUB Day-long seminar on UN Sustainable Development Goals. ED106, University of Regina, 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m. See amnestysaskatchewan.ca.

REGINA OUTDOOR SPORTS SHOW Geared to people who enjoy hunting, fishing and other wilderness activities. Canada Centre Building, 9 a.m.–6 p.m., March 19, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. $10, 12–17 $5, under 12 free. See reginaoutdoorsportsshow.ca.

LOW MAINTENANCE LANDSCAPING Two-part presentation by Jan Runnels on simple but effective gardening strategies. Hosted by U of R Lifelong Learning Centre. Rm. 109, 2151 Scarth St., March 18 and March 25, 9:30 a.m.–noon. $80. Register at 306-585-5748.

ARCA WINTERFEST Highlights include lunch, carnival games, entertainment and more. Core Ritchie Neighbourhood Centre, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

STRATFORD THEATRE: MACBETH Broadcast of a 2016 production of Shakespeare’s famous tragedy. Cineplex Cinemas, 12:55 p.m. See cineplex.com.

ROYAL BALLET: THE SLEEPING BEAUTY Broadcast of Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet with introduction by RSO conductor Gordon Gerrard. Central Library Theatre, 2 p.m.

WEST COAST BUTTON BLANKET Workshop with Indigenous artist Una Moyer. George Bothwell Library, noon–4:30 p.m., noon–4:30 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

KNITTING CIRCLE Gathering of knitting enthusiasts. Runs Saturdays until April 22. Connaught Library, 1–4 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

GETTING STARTED WITH HOME BREWING Presentation by Ales & Lager Enthusiasts of Saskatchewan. Glen Elm Library, 2–3:30 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

JEAN ORSER SOIREE Project launch and fundraiser for online memorial to Saskatchewan filmmaker Jean Orser. Includes a screening, live jazz and refreshments. Saskatchewan Filmpool, 7–10 p.m. See filmpool.ca.

WHAT WOMEN WANT See Friday 17. 11 a.m.–9 p.m.

MRS. CANADA GLOBE PAGEANT Gala finale, 6 p.m. See Friday 17.

Sunday 19

BOLSHOI BALLET IN CINEMA Broadcast of contemporary ballets by Hans Van Manen, Sol León, Paul Lightfoot and Alexei Ratmansky. Cineplex Cinemas, 12:55 p.m. See cineplex.com.

REGINA AQUARIUM SOCIETY: SPRING AUCTION Features fish, plants and equipment. North East Community Centre (160 Broad), doors at 11 a.m., auction at 1 p.m. See reginaaquariumsociety.com.

SPRING FREE FROM RACISM Gathering to celebrate cultural diversity in Regina with live entertainment and refreshments. Italian Club, noon–8 p.m.

JUSTE POUR RIRE French language stand-up with host Eddy King and comics Daniel Pinet, Luc Leblanc and Emmanuel Bilodeau. Bistro du Carrefour des Plaines (3850 Hillsdale), 8 p.m. See acfr.ca.

BOXING LEGENDS CANADIAN TOUR Meet and greet with George Chuvalo, Donny Lalonde and Earnie Shavers. WaWa Shrine Centre, 6–10 p.m. See picatic.com/boxinglegendsregina.

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

WEST COAST BUTTON BLANKET Workshop with Indigenous artist Una Moyer. Sherwood Village Library, noon–4:30 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

WHAT WOMEN WANT See Friday 17. 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Monday 20

ARMCHAIR TRAVEL Travel presentation: New Zealand. Central Library, 2–3 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

NASH MEMORIAL SEMINAR Arlette Zinck, “Hot Tips for Young Radicals: How to Change the World One Story at a Time”. Campion College 104, University of Regina, 2:30 p.m. See uregina.ca.

EXPLORING TRADITIONAL WEST COAST DESIGNS Workshop with Indigenous artist Una Moyer. Central Library, 5:30–8:30 p.m. Repeated at Sunrise Library March 21, 5:30–8:30 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

Tuesday 21

CFL WEEK Opening day. See Ongoing.

CANADIAN CLUB OF REGINA: LUNCHEON With guest speaker Anthony Kiendl, MacKenzie Gallery CEO. MacKenzie Gallery, noon. See canadianclubregina.ca.

JSGS LECTURE Allan Fogwill (Canadian Energy Research Institute CEO) discusses “Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions in Canada through Electrification of Energy Services”. #210-2 Research Dr., University of Regina, 10:30 a.m.–noon. See schoolofpublicpolicy.sk.ca.

DROP IN SCRABBLE Friendly gathering of wordsmiths. Tuesdays until May 30. Sunrise Library, 1:30–3:30 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

FIRST NATIONS SPEAKING CIRCLE: CREE Weekly gathering for adults. Albert Library, 7–8:30 p.m., runs Tuesdays until May 30. 306-545-5990.

REGINA ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY: WE ARE ALL TREATY PEOPLE Guest-speaker is RSM curator Evelyn Siegfried. Royal Saskatchewan Museum, 7:30 p.m. RAS members free, non-members $5. Pre-register at [email protected]

NASH MEMORIAL LECTURE Arlette Zinck, “Discerning a Path Toward Hope: A Liberal Arts University’s Journey with Omar Khadr”. Education Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. See uregina.ca.

CHEWSDAY CHALLENGE Weekly gathering of board (and other) game enthusiasts. Boston Pizza (north Albert), 6:30 p.m. See saskgames.com.

WORLD PUPPETRY DAY Features a screening of Anders Rønnow Klarlund’s Strings. Hosted by Prairie Puppet Underground. Central Library Theatre, 7 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

MURDER BY THE BOOK Monthly discussion group on mysteries. Central Library, 7–9 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

HITCHHIKERS IMPROV Performance by local improv troupe. Artesian, doors at 7:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. $7, $5 for high school students.

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

Wednesday 22

DRAGONS DEN AUDITIONS Geared to entrepreneurs who want to appear on the CBC program. DoubleTree Hilton, 10 a.m. Register at cbc.ca/dragonsden/auditions.

OPEN FIBRE NIGHT Hosted by Regina Weavers & Spinners Guild. Sunrise Library, 6–8:45 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

TRIED & TRUE PLANTS FOR THE PRAIRIES Presentation by horticulturist D’Arcy Schenk. Hosted by U of R Lifelong Learning Centre. Rm. 109, 2151 Scarth St., 7–9 p.m. $30. Register at 306-585-5748.

SMARTY PINTS PUB TRIVIA Hosted by Jay and Riv. The Owl, 8 p.m.

Thursday 23

DISENCHANTED Opening Night. See Ongoing.

UNDERSTANDING WORLD RELIGIONS Presentation on Sikhism hosted by U of R Lifelong Learning Centre. Rm. 109, 2151 Scarth St., 10–11 a.m. Free. RSVP to 306-585-5748.

REGINA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LUNCHEON SERIES Guest speaker is Saskatchewan Finance Minister Kevin Doherty. Delta Hotel, registration at 11:30 a.m. See reginachamber.com.

BOOK CLUB Tonight: Carolyn Jourdan’s Heart in the Right Place. Regent Place Library, 7 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

TAX TIPS FOR RENTAL PROPERTY OWNERS Seminar on tax treatment of rental income and property. Central Library, 7–8 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

TREADON TRAVEL Presentation on foot-powered tourism. George Bothwell Library, 7–8:30 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

Friday 24

HONESTLY, NOW Opening Night. See Ongoing.

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

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

Saturday 25

REGINA INDOOR FARMERS’ MARKET WaWa Shrine Centre, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. See reginafarmersmarket.ca.

THE MET: LIVE IN HD Broadcast of Mozart’s Idomeneo. Cineplex Cinemas, 10:55 a.m. See cineplex.com.

USED CLOTHING & TOY SALE Cash and debit only. Heritage United Church, 8–11:30 a.m.

SUNSET CONSIGNMENT SALE Children’s clothing and accessories from newborn to size 14. Sunset United Church, 1–3 p.m.

FABRIC & YARN SALE Fundraiser for Gradnmothers4Grandmothers to support African grandmothers raising children orphaned by HIV/AIDS. All Saints Anglican Church Hall, 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m. E-mail [email protected] for details.

PRAIRIE CONSERVATION ACTION PLAN: BURROWING OWLS Presentation by Lori Johnson of Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre. Cabela’s, 1:30 p.m. See pcap-sk.org.

PRAIRIE BIRD ID WORKSHOP Hosted by Saskatchewan Prairie Conservation Action Plan with Al Smith. RIC119, University of Regina, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Register at [email protected]

HUMAN LIBRARY: STORIES ABOUT WORK & THE LABOUR MOVEMENT Features opportunities to speak with people about work and labour history. Knox Met Church, 2–5 p.m. See nextup.ca.

OPEN STUDIO: BLACK SHEEP STORY PROJECT Hosted by Regina Artist Trading Cards, includes a tour of the Prairie History Room and make and trade session. Central Library, 2–4 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

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

LAUGH SHOP COMEDY CLUB Stand-up with Cory Mack and Tommy Melfor. Ramada Hotel, show at 9:30 p.m. See ramadaregina.ca.

Sunday 26

JEFF DUNHAM: PERFECTLY UNBALANCED Performance by master puppeteer and his zany cast of characters. Brandt Centre, 3 p.m. See evrazplace.com.

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

Monday 27

ARMCHAIR TRAVEL Travel presentation: Quebec City. Central Library, 2–3 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

WOODROW LLOYD LECTURE Sheema Khan: Islamaphobia & Muslim Women in Canada. ED191, University of Regina, 7:30 p.m. See uregina.ca.

Tuesday 28

CHEWSDAY CHALLENGE Weekly gathering of board (and other) game enthusiasts. Boston Pizza (north Albert St.), 6:30 p.m. See saskgames.com.

REGINA CAT RESCUE: STEAK NIGHT Fundraiser for feline rescue group. Bushwakker, 5–8 p.m. $25.

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

TABLE TALK SERIES: MARTIN LUTHER David Kaiser discusses Martin Luther on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Thorn Hall, Luther College, 7–9:30 p.m. See luthercollege.edu.

DIRTY DANCING Stage version of the classic romantic drama set at a Catskill Mountain resort in 1963. Conexus Arts Centre, March 28–29 at 8 p.m. See conexusartscentre.ca.

Wednesday 29

KISS THE MOON, KISS THE SUN Opening Night. See Ongoing.

PRAIRIE CONSERVATION ACTION PLAN: SPEAKER SERIES Free webinar by Joe Smith examining the impact of cropland conversion on Greater Sage Grouse. Noon. Register at pcap-sk.org.

ALL ABOUT TREES Presentation by D’Arcy Schenk on prairie-friendly trees. Hosted by U of R Lifelong Learning Centre. Rm. 109, 2151 Scarth St., 7–9 p.m. $30. Register at 306-585-5748.

QUEEN CITY SHORTS Monthly series dedicated to short films. Screening tonight are The Mermaid and the Whale (Aurélien Jégou), Road Game (Scott Woloshin), Nostalgia (Esteban Robles), Below 0 (Itai Hagage and Jonathan Gomez), Save (Iván Sáinz-Pardo) and Alzheimer’s: A Love Story (Gabe Schimmel). Creative City Centre, 8 p.m. See queencityshorts.com.

SMARTY PINTS PUB TRIVIA Hosted by Jay and Riv. The Owl, 8 p.m.


ONGOING

THEATRE OSKANA: LA GRANDE RÉVOLUTION ELECTRIQUE French language adaptation by Laurier Gareau of Ken Mitchell’s story The Great Electrical Revolution, about a family that rebels against a monopoly power company after they’re cut off for failing to pay their bill. Carrefour Horizons (1440 9th Ave. N.), March 16–19. 306-566-6020.

BAD BLOOD Written and directed by Joey Tremblay, this drama focuses on a person’s angst-ridden journey through the health care system to deal with a serious medical condition. Co-Presented by Curtain Razors and University of Regina Theatre Department. University Theatre, until March 18, 7:30 p.m. See curtainrazors.com.

THUNDERSTICK Written by Kenneth T. Williams, this drama sees Indigenous cousins with journalism backgrounds go on a road trip in backwoods Ontario to pursue a story of political intrigue. Globe Theatre Sandbox Series, until March 18, 7:30 p.m. See globetheatrelive.com.

THE LAST WIFE Written by Kate Hennig and directed by Anita Rochon, this play explores the relationship between King Henry VIII and his last wife Katherine Parr. Globe Theatre, until March 19. See globetheatrelive.com.

DISENCHANTED Fringe-style musical that parodies popular Disney princess archetypes with a cast that includes Snow White, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Pocahontas and more. Presented by Sterling Productions. University of Regina Theatre, March 23–25, 7:30 p.m. $32.

KISS THE MOON, KISS THE SUN Dinner theatre style performance of Norm Foster’s drama about a friendship between a pregnant woman and mentally challenged man. New Hope Lutheran Church, March 29–April 1, doors at 7 p.m. $20. See newhopelutheranregina.com.

HONESTLY, NOW Dinner theatre presentation of a comedy by Jack Sharkley. Presented by St. James Players. St. James Church, March 24, 25, 30, 31, April 1, 7, 8, doors at 5:30 p.m. $35.

CFL WEEK This weeklong celebration features several fan engagement events, CFL combine where teams evaluate draft eligible players and a gala dinner where the 2017 inductees into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame will be announced. Multiple venues, March 21–26. See cfl.ca.

DONATION DRIVE The public is invited to drop off indoor and outdoor clothing and personal care items to assist homeless veterans and law enforcement personnel. Donations can be dropped off at any of the 171 Saskatchewan Legion branches until March 31. Co-organized with Carmichael Outreach in Regina. 306-525-8739.

TANSLEY LECTURE The registration deadline for this April 5 event is March 29. Guest-speaker is Colin Robertson, who will discuss “Canada and President Trump: How Do We Manage?”Hosted by the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy. Queensbury Centre, 5 p.m. $55, Students $30. See schoolofpublicpolicy.sk.ca.

CANADA 150 SPEECH CONTEST: CALL FOR ENTRIES This contest, which is hosted by Toastmasters and Canadian Club of Regina, is open to people 16+ who have been in Canada for at least six months. Speeches will be at Unitarian Centre on April 29. See goo.gl/cWILOx.

SPRINGTIME MAGIC Display of flowers that herald spring’s arrival. Hooray! Regina Floral Conservatory, open daily 1–4:30 p.m. Until May 1. See reginafloralconservatory.ca.