Pick Of The Day: New Year’s Eve

If you’ve got kids, and you’re looking for some family-friendly activity to help celebrate the end of 2013 the Saskatchewan Science Centre is hosting its annual Noon Year’s Eve party later today. It features a mix of indoor and outdoor activities, including an inflatable planetarium to check-out the night sky during the day. The event runs from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., and tickets are $15 for humans three and up. Admission includes a hotdog and drink and screening of Kenya 3D: Animal Kingdom.

As for more adult orientated celebrations, here’s a rundown of some of the shows that are happening tonight. At Casino Regina, blues rockers Big Sugar are playing with Saskatoon blues rockers Wide Mouth Mason at Casino Regina. Tickets for that are $55/$62 and things should get going around 8:30 p.m.

At O’Hanlon’s Pub there’s some band action courtesy of Ink Road and a group composed of members of Rah Rah, the Lazy MKs and Deep Dark Woods followed by a DJ dance party. At McNally’s Tavern, the local rockers The Montagues are playing, while at the Pump Roadhouse the country rock band Wildfire is playing. Tickets for those gigs are $15 and $18 respectively.

Finally, Broadway’s Lounge (1307 Broadway Ave.) is holding a New Year’s Eve Party featuring the band SmokeBreak. Tickets are $15 or or two for $25.

As in other years, Regina Transit and SGI are partnering to offer free transit and paratransit service for residents on New Year’s Eve. Ding in the New Year will run from 7 p.m. to 2:15 a.m. For info on bus routes and times visit Regina Transit.

To close, here’s the video for Big Sugar’s tune “Nicotina (She’s All That)”:

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