CITY EVENTS

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

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Thursday 5

THIS NIGHT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE Podcast/karaoke/talk show with Brendan Flaherty. Amigos Cantina, Thursdays at 9:30 p.m.

GENS HELLQUIST SEXUAL HEALTH CLINIC Free STI testing and all-ages drop-in. OUTSaskatoon, Thursdays from 5–8 p.m. See outsaskatoon.ca.

WEST COAST SWING Beginner dance lesson Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Intermediate 8:30 p.m., open dance 9 p.m. Toon Town Tavern. $2. See westcoastswingsaskatoon.com.

Friday 6

HUSKIES VS MOUNT ROYAL Canada West men’s hockey. Rutherford Arena, 7 p.m. See huskies.usask.ca.

HUSKIES VS UBC THUNDERBIRDS Canada West basketball. Physical Activity Complex, women’s game at 6:15 p.m., men’s game at 8 p.m. See huskies.usask.ca.

Saturday 7

SASKATOON FARMERS’ MARKET 19th St. & Ave. B, Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m.–2 p.m., and Wednesdays from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. See saskatoonfarmersmarket.com.

COUNTRY FARMS MARKETPLACE Market and tea room. Confederation Mall, Saturdays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. See countryfarmsmarketplace.com.

THE MET: LIVE IN HD Broadcast of Verdi’s opera Nabucco. Cineplex Scotiabank Theatre, 11:55 a.m. See cineplex.com.

2017 NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATION GALA Performance featuring music, dance and martial arts to celebrate the Year of the Rooster. Hosted by Saskatoon Chinese Artist & Musician Alliance and Confucius Institute at the University of Saskatchewan. TCU Place, 7 p.m.

BOUNDLESS Professional wrestling. Saskatoon Soccer Centre (219 Primrose Dr.), 8 p.m.

BLADES VS TRI-CITY AMERICANS WHL hockey. SaskTel Centre, 7 p.m. See saskatoonblades.com.

HUSKIES VS MOUNT ROYAL Canada West men’s hockey. Rutherford Arena, 9 p.m. See huskies.usask.ca.

HUSKIES VS UBC THUNDERBIRDS Canada West basketball. Physical Activity Complex, women’s game at 6:15 p.m., men’s game at 8 p.m. See huskies.usask.ca.

UNIVERSITY OBSERVATORY Free public viewing Saturdays from 7:30–9:30 p.m. Campus Drive southwest. See physics.usask.ca/observatory.

Sunday 8

FAMILY THRIVE TIME Drop-in program with swimming and gym activities. YMCA (25 22nd St. E.), Sundays from 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m. See ymcasaskatoon.org.

CELEBRATING UKRAINIAN CHRISTMAS: DINNER BUFFET Features traditional Ukrainian dishes. German Cultural Centre (160 Cartwright St. E.), 4–9 p.m. Call 306-244-6869 ext. 203 for reservations.

HENRY ROLLINS Performance by well-known spoken word artist and punk musician Broadway Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

TONIGHT IT’S POETRY Community stage featuring Isaac Bond. Amigos Cantina, 7:30 p.m. 19+. $5. See tonightitspoetry.com.

Monday 9

WESTERN CANADIAN CROP PRODUCTION SHOW Billed as Western Canada’s premier grain show with product displays, seminars and demonstrations. Prairieland Park, Jan. 9–12. See cropproductiononline.com.

RENTERS OF SASKATOON & AREA: MEETING A presentation on Saskatoon’s Homelessness Action Plan and its implication for renters will be given. St. Thomas Wesley Church (808 20th St. W.), 2–3:30 p.m. E-mail renters.rosa@gmail.com for details.

ENGLISH CONVERSATION BOOK CLUB Geared to people who want to improve their English reading and conversation skills. Alice Turner Library, 2:30 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

TRIVIA NIGHT Capitol Music Club. See capitolclubyxe.ca.

Tuesday 10

ABORIGINAL STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT PLAN Guest-speaker Alan Kehler discusses addictions, mental health and anxiety management. Lecture Theatre 102, Saskatoon Campus (Idylwyld Dr.), 11 a.m.

BLADES VS CALGARY HITMEN WHL hockey. SaskTel Centre, 7 p.m. See saskatoonblades.com.

FRIENDS OF THE BROADWAY THEATRE: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Broadway Theatre, 6 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

WOMEN’S NIGHT OUT Queer and allied women’s social. Avenue Community Centre, Tuesdays at 7 p.m. See outsaskatoon.ca.

GENDER REVOLUTION Transgender discussion group. USSU Pride Centre, Tuesdays at 7 p.m. See outsaskatoon.ca.

CONVERSATION CIRCLE Geared to people who want to improve their English skills. Alice Turner Library, 7 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

Wednesday 11

COFFEE ROW Social gathering for older LGBTQ adults. OUT Saskatoon. Wednesdays from 10 a.m.–12 p.m. See outsaskatoon.ca.

RAINBOW COFFEE Youth drop-in for 13–19 year old Gay Straight Alliance members, allies and friends. Avenue Community Centre, Wednesdays from 4:30–6:30 p.m. See outsaskatoon.ca.

WAHKOHTOWIN Short film where Cree elders discuss various things that impact on individual and communal health. Library on 20th Street, 6 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

TREVOR HERRIOT: AUTHOR READING Noted Saskatchewan naturalist reads from his book Towards a Prairie Atonement. Frances Morrison Library, 7 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

WINTER STORIES Evening of storytelling and music with Becky Thomas, Bonni Logan and Jorgina Sunn. Gordon Oakes Red-Bear Student Centre, University of Saskatchewan, 7 p.m.

LA LECHE LEAGUE MEETING Open to breast-feeding and pregnant women, nurses, doulas, as well as young children. Holy Covenant Church (1426 Alexandra Ave.), 6:30 p.m.

OPEN MIC Hosted by the Fédération des Francophones de Saskatoon. Drift Sidewalk Café, 7 p.m.

COMEDY NIGHT Host is Drew Behm. Capitol Music Club. See capitolclubyxe.ca.

PUB STUMPERS TRIVIA Fionn MacCool’s, Wednesdays at 8 p.m.

Thursday 12

MALANKA: UKRAINIAN NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATION Features a traditional meal, performance by the Yevshan Ukrainian Folk Ballet Ensemble, and music by Ukrainian Zabava band UB. Dakota Dunes Casino, 5:30 p.m. See dakotadunescasino.com.

ALL CLOTHING GIVEAWAY Geared to people who want to acquire cross-gender clothing. OutSaskatoon (201-320 21st St. W.), 9 a.m.–9 p.m., Jan. 13 9 a.m.–6 p.m. See outsaskatoon.ca.

CONVERSATION CIRCLE For those interested in improving their English skills. Cliff Wright Library, 6:30 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

WRITER’S OPEN MIC Host is musician/storyteller Jeremy Cook. Frances Morrison Library, 7 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

Friday 13

FRIDAYS AT TWO: PALM SPRINGS: SUN-SOAKED DAYS & STAR-FILLED NIGHTS Travel presentation by Doreen Kerby. Frances Morrison Library, 2 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

CULTURE IN THE KITCHEN: GERMANY MEETS NORWAY This multi-cultural cooking series is presented by Saskatchewan German Council. Centennial Collegiate (160 Nelson Rd.), 6:30–9:30 p.m. $20. Pre-register at office@saskgermancouncil.org
or 306-975-0845.

FARM TOY & COLLECTIBLE SHOW Features farm toys and scenes, construction equipment, vintage toys, die-cast models, replacement parts and more. German Cultural Centre, 5–9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.–4 p.m. $5 adults, $2 children 6–12, 5 and under free. E-mail nisley@sasktel.net for more information.
CANADIAN WRESTLING’S ELITE Professional wrestling. Cosmo Centre (3130 Laurier Dr.), bell at 7 p.m. See cwetickets.com.

YUK YUKS COMEDY CLUB Stand-up comedy with Bobby Warrener and Andrew Albert. Park Town Hotel, 9 p.m. $17 advance, $20 general. Reserve tickets at 306-244-5564.

LAUGH SHOP COMEDY CLUB Stand-up comedy with Drew Behm and William Hannigan. Ramada Hotel, show at 9 p.m. See ramadasaskatoon.ca.

HUSKIES VS UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY Canada West men’s hockey. Rutherford Arena, 7 p.m. See huskies.usask.ca.

SLED DOG OPEN Canada West women’s and men’s track and field. Saskatoon Field House, Jan. 13–14. See huskies.usask.ca.

Saturday 14

BREAKING BARRIERS: A CONFERENCE ON HEALTHCARE & DISABILITY Features presentations by healthcare providers and advocacy organizations on quality of life for people with special needs. Rm. E1150 Health Sciences Building, University of Saskatchewan, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. $10, with proceeds to Saskatchewan Association for Community Living. RSVP by Jan. 7. Contact abledgroup@gmail.com for details.

PSYCHEDELIC CIRCUS Showcase of arts activity designed to spur creativity, includes workshops at 11 a.m., presentations at 2 p.m. and a party at 9 p.m. Louis’ Pub, University of Saskatchewan.

WEAVING WORDS: CREATIVE WRITING FOR NEW CANADIANS Offers new Canadians an opportunity to express themselves through creative writing. Global Gathering Place (100-5th Ave. N.), Jan. 14–15, 21–22 from 2–5 p.m. Register at 306-665-0268.

GARY MILLER: PUPPETS & MORE Child-friendly puppet performances at 1 and 3 p.m. McNally Robinson. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

UPTOWN STOMP Swing dance party hosted by Saskatoon Lindy Hop for all ages and skill levels. Free Flow Dance Centre (224 25th St. W.). Beginner lesson 8 p.m., dancing from 9 p.m.–midnight. See saskatoonlindyhop.ca.

BLADES VS RED DEER REBELS WHL hockey. SaskTel Centre, 7 p.m. See saskatoonblades.com.

HUSKIES VS UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY Canada West men’s hockey. Rutherford Arena, 7 p.m. See huskies.usask.ca.

Sunday 15

SPORT CARD & COLLECTIBLE SHOW Dealers from across the province will be selling, buying and trading merchandise. Nutana Legion Hall (3021 Louise St.), noon–5 p.m. Free admission.

BRIDAL SPECTACULAR Showcase of bridal fashion and other matrimonial goods and services. TCU Place, 12:30 p.m. See bridalspectacular.ca.

Monday 16

STAY ACTIVE, STAY HEALTHY Advice for seniors on staying fit and active. Frances Morrison Library, 10:30 a.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

ENGLISH CONVERSATION BOOK CLUB Today’s session will focus on Terry Fox and his legacy. Alice Turner Library, 11 a.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

CAESAREAN BIRTH GROUP Support group for women who have had or are planning to have a caesarian birth. Rusty Macdonald Library, 6:45 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

HOW TO RECEIVE CRITICISM AND MAKE IT WORK FOR YOU One-hour seminar on how to turn negative feedback into a positive experience. Art 101, University of Saskatchewan, 3 p.m. 306-966-4580.

SCHOOL GARDENING CONFERENCE This two-day conference on how to develop a school community garden goes Feb. 3–4 at Wanuskewin Heritage Park, but you’re asked to register by Jan. 16. For registration information visit aitc.sk.ca.

Tuesday 17

TUESDAYS AT TWO: THE UNKNOWN PARIS Travel presentation about hidden gems in the City of Lights. Alice Turner Library, 2 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

PHOTOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION Features a guest-speaker from the Saskatchewan Environmental Society. Frances Morrison Library, 7 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

SHE AND HER Performance by Alex Hartshorn and Christina Persson with score by Jon Neher that uses movement, digital projection and sound to explore ideas of human connection. Frances Morrison Library, 8 p.m., with encore performances Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. and Jan. 19 at 8 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

Wednesday 18

BRIAN JAMES HILDEBRAND: THE RENEGADES BOOK I: RENEGADES RISE Reading and signing for debut installment of new action adventure series. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

LIVING IN TWO WORLDS: THE PISIM PROJECT Documentary about Indigenous youth reconnecting to their culture by building an energy-efficient home. Library on 20th Street, 6 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT MUSIC CLUB Listening session and discussion of Bruce Cockburn’s Dancing in the Dragon’s Jaws (1979). Frances Morrison Library, 6:30 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

ALICE TURNER BOOK CLUB Tonight: Alan Bradley’s The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie. Alice Turner Library, 7 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

PEACEMAKER SERIES Screening of the documentary Reserve 107 followed by discussion about Indigenous land rights. Arts 241, University of Saskatchewan, 5 p.m.

LITERATURE MATTERS Tristan Taylor presents “Writing an Enemy: Interpreting Bias in The Life of Thomas Becket”. Presented by University of Saskatchewan English Dept. Grace-Westminster Church, 7:30 p.m. 306-966-5486.

BLADES VS MEDICINE HAT TIGERS WHL hockey. SaskTel Centre, 7 p.m. See saskatoonblades.com.


Ongoing

BHP BILLITON ENCHANTED FOREST Daily until Jan. 8, with a special Push2Play Light Walk with no vehicle traffic Jan. 8 from 5:30–8:30 p.m. Washrooms, warm-up shelter and hot chocolate will be available. $5 per person, $20 per family, five and under free. Proceeds to Saskatoon City Hospital Foundation and Saskatoon Zoo Foundation. Forestry Farm Park and Zoo, 5:30–10 p.m. See enchanted-forest.org.

CANADIAN LIGHT SOURCE SYNCHROTRON Free public tour every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 2 p.m. Advance booking required at lightsource.ca or 306-657-3644.

CAMECO MEEWASIN SKATING RINK Equipped with a warm-up shelter, washrooms and skate rentals. Kiwanis Park beside Delta Bessborough, open daily from 12 p.m.–9 p.m.