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 20

THE TRIAL OF LOUIS RIEL Opening Night. See Ongoing.

QUEEN CITY IMPROV FESTIVAL Opening Night. See Ongoing.

FIRST NATIONS SPEAKING CIRCLE Weekly gathering for children 8–12 to learn Ojibway. Parents welcome. Albert Library, 4:30–5:30 p.m., runs Thursdays throughout the summer. 306-777-6076.

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

MARKET UNDER THE STARS Evening farmers’ market with tasting booths, yoga, live music and other activities. City Square Plaza, 4 to 9 p.m. See reginafarmersmarket.ca.

THURSDAY NIGHT SALSA Social dance hosted by Regina Salseros every Thursday throughout the summer. City Square Plaza, lesson at 7 p.m., dancing 8–11 p.m.

Friday 21

YQR BEERFEST First annual celebration of suds and tunes featuring members of the Sask. Craft Brewer’s Association, along with live music. Bands include It’s A Secret, Smokebreak, Brett Michael Monka, Big Bad Storm and Celtica. Conexus Arts Centre, July 21–22, 5–11 p.m. See conexusartscentre.ca.

CARISASK Celebration of food, music, dance and fashion from the Caribbean region. Wascana Centre near the Legislature, July 21–22. See saskcarib.ca.

COWESSESS WILD WEST RODEO This rodeo serves as a kick-off to the Assembly of First Nations conference being held July 25–27. Cowessess First Nation, July 21–23.

WRESTLEWAR Presented by Ringside Wrestling. Eastview Community Centre, bell at 8 p.m. $15 general admission, $10 kids.

BLACKOUT! People are encouraged to wear black at this show hosted by Mr. and Miss Gay Regina, Maxxx Power and Lala Bottome. Q Nightclub, 10 p.m. $5.

Saturday 22

YQR BEERFEST See Friday 21.

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

YOGA IN THE PARK Classes taught by Nicole Krumenacker and Bohdi Tree. Kids 9:30–10:30 a.m., adults 10:30–11:30 a.m. McKenna Park (Harbour Landing), Saturdays until Aug. 26. Free.

SATURDAY MORNING YOGA Goes rain or shine in Gocki Park near Prince of Wales Library, 10–11 a.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

SASK POKER CLASSIC The game is Texas hold ’em, so if you fancy yourself a card shark check it out. Fraternal Order of Eagles (4126 Regina Ave.), noon. 306-351-3021.

KNITTING CIRCLE Drop-in opportunity to work on knitting projects. Connaught Library, Saturdays from 1–4 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

NEW YORK COSMOS VS VALENCIA C.F. Friendly between teams from the North American Soccer League and Spain’s La Liga as part of Soccer Day in Saskatchewan. Includes a Soccer Fest with interactive games and challenges in Confederation Park from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. and a celebrity match from 2–3 p.m. Mosaic Stadium, 4 p.m. See sasksoccer.com and evrazplace.com.

KINGS PARK SPEEDWAY This speedway celebrates its 50th anniversary, with races today and July 23 at 2 p.m. Kings Park Speedway. See kingsparkspeedway.org.

LOWEPRO PHOTOWALK To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Lowepro camera company is hosting a seminar on “sportrait” photography with Arthur Ward. Saskatchewan Science Centre, 3–5 p.m. $10. See lowepro.com/50years.

VICTOR WALK & SCREENING Rally to raise awareness of child sexual abuse and sexual assault. Includes a walk headed by Theo Fleury, as well as a reception and documentary screening. Multiple venues, 4–8:30 p.m. See victorwalk.com.

PATH OF THE 1912 TORNADO Walking tour of downtown Regina hosted by Robin Adenay. Victoria Park Cenotaph, 6 p.m. $5 suggested donation to Heritage Regina. See heritageregina.ca.

RED SOX VS OKOTOKS DAWGS Currently leading the WMBL’s East Division, the Sox host the West Division’s top team for a two-game set that should provide fans with some quality baseball. Currie Field, 7 p.m. See reginaredsox.com.

Sunday 23

RED SOX VS OKOTOKS DAWGS Currie Field, 2 p.m. See reginaredsox.com.

LITERACY BOOK CLUB Geared to people who would like to improve their reading skills. Regent Place Library, Sundays until Aug. 27, 2–3:30 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

STITCH, MAKE & CHAT Drop-in opportunity to work on knitting, scrapbooking and other projects. Sherwood Village Library, Sundays from 2–4 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

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

Monday 24

GOLDEN YEARS GAMING Drop-in opportunity for seniors to play tabletop games. George Bothwell Library, Mondays from 10 a.m.–Noon. See reginalibrary.ca.

HISTORY ALIVE! VIGNETTES Dramatic performance imagining life at the legislature from 1911–19. Saskatchewan Legislature, 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. See experiencehistoryalive.ca.

Tuesday 25

ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS: ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY This event includes delegate activities along with cultural celebrations and other entertainment. Evraz Place, July 25–27. See afn.ca/en/38th-annual-general-assembly.

STITCH, MAKE & CHAT Drop-in opportunity to work on knitting, scrapbooking and other projects. George Bothwell Library, Tuesdays from 1–3 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

DROP IN SCRABBLE Sunrise Library, Tuesdays from 1:30–3:30 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

FITNESS IN THE PARK Classes taught by LG Fitness. McKenna Park (Harbour Landing), Tuesdays from 5:30–6:30 p.m. until Aug. 29. Free.

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

SWING ON THE SQUARE Social dance hosted by Queen City Lindy Tuesday nights throughout the summer. City Square Plaza, free lesson at 7 p.m., with dancing until 11 p.m.

REBEL ROLLERS TRIVIA Fundraiser with a ’90s theme for Pile O’Bones Derby Club. Rebellion Taproom, 8 p.m. $2 per person.

Wednesday 26

ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS: ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY See Tuesday 25.

REGINACADABRA Opening Day. See ongoing.

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

WORDS IN THE PARK Hosted by Danica Lorer, with writers Janet Rodgers, Emily Eaton and Murray Logan. Presented by Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild. Victoria Park, noon, or in case of rain RPL Theatre. See skwriter.com.

SPIRIT OF OUR NATIONS This powwow and cultural celebration is being held as part of the Assembly of First Nations annual general assembly. Co-host is Sakimay First Nation. July 26–28. See fsin.ca.

REGINA INDIAN INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL: MEMORIAL WALK This event remembers First Nations children who attended RIIS from 1891–1910. It begins at Sakimay gas station in west end Regina at 3 p.m. and will proceed down Pinkie Rd. to the cemetery. A prayer and feast will follow.

HISTORY ALIVE! VIGNETTES Dramatic performance imagining life at the legislature from 1911–19. Saskatchewan Legislature, 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. See experiencehistoryalive.ca.

STITCH, MAKE & CHAT Drop-in opportunity to work on knitting, scrapbooking and other projects. Sunrise Library, Wednesdays from 1–3 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

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

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

CULTURAL APPROPRIATION: A PANEL DISCUSSION Cultural appropriation is a hot topic these days. This panel, with moderator Creeson Agecoutay, and presenters Audrey Dreaver, Michelle LaVallee, Trudy Stewart and Janet Rogers, explores the complexities. Performing Arts Centre, 7 p.m. See skwriter.com.

CROW HOP CAFÉ Showcase of Indigenous performance art, comedy, storytelling and more. Artists include Garnett Tootoosis, B. G. Lang, Shannon Rae & Dale McArthur and Oka. Performing Arts Centre, 9 p.m.

HOWIE MANDELL Live performance by Canadian stand-up comic. Casino Regina. See casinoregina.com.

CINEMA UNDER THE STARS Tonight: Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. Victoria Park, with family friendly entertainment courtesy Chester McBain and Keegan Duck from ReginaCadabra magic festival at 7 p.m., and screening at dusk. See reginadowntown.ca.

Thursday 27

ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS: ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY See Tuesday 25.

BUFFALO STAMPEDE: HONOURING THE SPIRIT OF THE BUFFALO Opening Day. See Ongoing.

BOOK CLUB Tonight: Erica Hayasaki: The Death Class. Regent Place Library, 7 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

Friday 28

RED SOX VS SWIFT CURRENT ’57S Currie Field, 7 p.m. See reginaredsox.com.

DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER Includes music by Big Bad Storm, with funds to support the festival which runs Sept. 1–2. Broadway’s Lounge, 9 p.m.

Saturday 29

RIDERS VS TORONTO ARGONAUTS Coming off the bye week, the Riders play in Calgary on July 22, then return home to play the Boatman who are currently the top team in the CFL East. Mosaic Stadium, 4:30 p.m. See riderville.com.

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

REGINA COED BEACH SOCCER This tournament is open to players 18-plus. University of Regina, July 29–30. E-mail [email protected] for details. Free entry for spectators.

PILE O’ BONES ROLLER DERBY: THE GIRL WITH THE DERBY TATTOO Features junior bout at 4:30 p.m., headline bout at 7 p.m. Callie Curling Club (2225 Sandra Schmirler Way). $12 advance, $15 door. See reginarollerderby.com.

COLLECTORS CAR CLUB: CRUISE & SHINE Drivers start at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, then proceed to Canadian Tire North for a show and shine at 6:15 p.m. Free admission to the public. See collectorscarclub.com.

Sunday 30

YQ: ART Craft sale featuring local artisans hosted by Cathedral Arts School + Studio. 120-2300 Dewdney Ave., 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

RED SOX VS MELVILLE MILLIONAIRES Currie Field, 2 p.m. See reginaredsox.com.

Monday 31

HISTORY ALIVE! VIGNETTES Dramatic performance imagining life at the legislature from 1911–19. Saskatchewan Legislature, 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. See experiencehistoryalive.ca.

Tuesday 1

STRAWBERRY SOCIAL Kick-off event for the 2017 QCX, with proceeds to support Special Olympics. Features entertainment by Rory Allen. F.W. Hill Mall, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

QUEEN CITY EX PARADE Parade starts at 7 p.m. at Dewdney Ave. and Cameron St., proceeds east on Dewdney to Broad St., then turns south and moves along Broad to Broadway Ave., finishing at Tartan Curling Club. It will be followed by fireworks in Wascana Park. See thequeencityex.com.

Wednesday 2

QUEEN CITY EX Opening Day. See Ongoing.

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

WORDS IN THE PARK Hosted by Nickita Longman, with writers Brad Bellegarde, Tara Gereaux and Night Kinistino. Presented by Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild. Victoria Park, noon, or in case of rain RPL Film Theatre. See skwriter.com.

HISTORY ALIVE! VIGNETTES Dramatic performance imagining life at the legislature from 1911–19. Saskatchewan Legislature, 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. See experiencehistoryalive.ca.

BOOK CLUB Tonight: Will Ferguson, How to Be a Canadian. Prince of Wales Library, 7 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

CANADIAN AUTHORS BOOK CLUB Tonight: Teresa Toten, The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B. Sunrise Library, 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

 


ONGOING

TRIAL OF LOUIS RIEL History portrayed Métis leader Louis Riel as a traitor for his role in the Northwest Rebellion/Resistance in 1885. But today, many people see him as a champion of Indigenous rights in the colonial era. This play by John Coulter, which celebrates its 50th season in 2017, is based on court transcripts from Riel’s treason trial. Royal Saskatchewan Museum, July 20–22, July 27–29, Aug. 3–5 at 7:30 p.m. See rielcoproductions.com.

QUEEN CITY IMPROV This festival is hosted by Hitchhiker’s Improv, and includes shows featuring LGBTQ Armando, Gun Smoke (an improvised action movie), Vancouver’s Little Mountain Improv and a Dark Roast edition of B*Rude. Artesian, July 20–23. See hitchhikersimprov.ca.

REGINACADABRA This festival features local and touring magicians/mentalists who will astound audiences with feats of illusion and prestidigitation. Highlights include Jeff Richards at Great Escape Manor (July 27 at 6:30, 8 and 9:15 p.m.), David Merry, Doug Arden and Chris Funk at Ramada Hotel (July 28, 8 p.m.), Shawn Farquhar, Chris Funk, David Merry, Paul Romhany and Sean Watson at Casino Regina Show Lounge (July 29, 8 p.m.) and a family-friendly show by Richy Roy at the Travelodge Hotel (July 30, 1 p.m.). See reginacadabra.ca.

QUEEN CITY EX In addition to the midway, attractions include the SaskTel Thrill Zone with lumberjack shows and Xtreme sports. See Live Music for Grandstand show. Aug. 2-6 See evrazplace.com.

BUFFALO STAMPEDE: HONOURING THE SPIRIT OF THE BUFFALO This event includes a workshop at First Nations University July 27–30 with visual and dance artists. That will be followed by a Buffalo Festival on July 31 from noon to 9 p.m. in the MacKenzie Gallery meadow, and participation in the Queen City Ex parade Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. Co-presented by Buffalo People Arts Institute, New Dance Horizons and MacKenzie Gallery. See newdancehorizons.ca.

POP UP DOWNTOWN Storefront installations on the theme looking/watching/seeing, with artists Karlie King, Faith Logan, Jera MacPherson, Megan Morman, Gerda Osteneck, Brendan Schick and Gerri Ann Siwek. Multiple locations. Runs until Oct. 22. See reginadowntown.ca.

GRANDMOTHERS4GRANDMOTHERS: ART DONATION This organization supports the work of the Stephen Lewis Foundation in sub-Saharan Africa, and is soliciting donations of 2-D art until Sept. 13 for an Art From the Attic fundraiser. To donate, call 306-761-2304 or visit grandmothers4grandmothersregina.com.

U OF R LIFELONG LEARNING CENTRE: FALL REGISTRATION Online or in-person registration is open for daytime and evening classes including yoga, bourbon & American whiskey appreciation, craft beer appreciation, astronomy, beekeeping and more. See uregina.ca/cce/lifelong or call 306-585-5748.