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 14

COUNTRY FARMS MARKETPLACE Market and tea room. Confederation Mall, Thursday through Saturday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. See countryfarmsmarketplace.com.

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.

NBYXE KARAOKE TRIVIA NIGHT Fundraiser for Nuit Blanche which goes Sept. 30. Woods Alehouse, 8 p.m. $10.

Friday 15

JEFF O’BRIEN: SASKATOON: AN UNLICENSED HISTORY Presentation on the city’s temperance past. Frances Morrison Library, 2 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

FRIDAY NIGHTS OUT This drop-in program offers support and community for two-spirited people. 320 21st St. W., Fridays from 5–9 p.m. See outsaskatoon.ca.

CAUSEPLAY A cosplay-themed pub crawl with stops at Mana Bar, Crazy Cactus, Pink and Batari. Proceeds to Habitat for Humanity. Start time 7 p.m. $50.

WOMEN FOR WISHES GOLF TOURNAMENT Nine hole charity tournament with gourmet food, drink and other services. Proceeds to Make-A-Wish Saskatchewan. Dakota Dunes Golf Links, 11 a.m. 306-850-9474.

SWINGING FOR ETHICS GOLF TOURNAMENT Hosted by Saskatoon Better Business Bureau. Willows Golf Club, 9 a.m. See bbb.org/saskatchewan.

ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE & EXPO Features presentations, workshops and networking with the goal of developing entrepreneurial opportunities. Saskatoon Inn, 15–16. See edce.ca.

CHOC ’LA CURE FASHION SHOW Proceeds from this fall fashion showcase go to the purchase of equipment for the Saskatoon Cancer Centre. Dutch Home Garden Fashion (1818 Central Ave.), show at 7 p.m. 306-249-1222.

SHINE A LIGHT RUN Community event to raise awareness about quality of life in Saskatoon. Starts at 6:30 p.m. at YWCA, with routes of varying length through Meewasin Valley. See ywcasaskatoon.com

Saturday 16

SASKATOON FARMERS’ MARKET 414 Ave. B S., Tuesday through Friday and Sunday 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.–2 p.m. See saskatoonfarmersmarket.com.

SASKATOON COMIC & ENTERTAINMENT EXPO This annual expo is devoted to celebrating pop culture in such areas as comics, cosplay, sci-fi, horror, cartoons and more. It includes a trade show, games zone and panel discussions. Celebrity guests include Cas Anvar, Lou Ferrigno, Ruth Connell, John Rhys-Davies and Ernie Hudson. Prairieland Park, 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Sept. 17 from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. See saskexpo.com.

33RD STREET FAIR This event is hosted by the local Business Improvement District, and includes a children’s area, live entertainment and local vendors. Runs from 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

BIOBLITZ AT MEEWASIN NORTHEAST SWALE Learn about conservation efforts through nature hikes and citizen science projects. See meewasin.com.

MARATHON OF SPORT SASKATOON Day of sports and social activity involving locally organized teams and Special Olympics athletes. Walter Murray Collegiate, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. 306-260-1365.

ART REACH: GEOMETRIC ART Drop-in art-making hosted by Remai Modern. Frances Morrison Gallery, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. See remaimodern.org.

WALK FOR MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY Fundraiser to support research into muscular dystrophy. Potash Corp Playland Kinsmen Park, 10 a.m. See muscle.ca.

SASKATCHEWAN SMALL BUSINESS SHOWCASE Includes trade show, presentations by small business owners and a silent auction with proceeds to Saskatchewan Children’s Hospital. Travelodge Hotel, 10 a.m.

PHOTOGRAPHY NATURE WALK This walk will be led by Megan Mickelson. Beaver Creek Conservation Area, 1–2:30 p.m. See saskoutdoors.org.

WESTERN SPEED ASSOCIATION CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES & POINTS FINALS Bunch of cars drive really fast on an oval track. Wyant Group Raceway, 2 p.m. See wyantgroupraceway.ca.

SASKATOON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION GALA Fundraiser to support community building in Saskatoon, with dinner, live entertainment and a dance. TCU Place, 5:30 p.m. See saskatooncommunityfoundation.ca.

HUSKIES VS THOMPSON RIVERS Canada West women’s soccer. Potash Corp Park, noon. See huskies.usask.ca.

SUSTAINABLE GOURMET Fundraiser hosted by Saskatchewan Environmental Society with five courses prepared by five chefs using local ingredients, live music by Laura Beach and live and silent auctions. Marquis Culinary Centre, University of Saskatchewan, 6 p.m. See environmentalsociety.ca.

UNIVERSITY OBSERVATORY Free public viewing Saturdays from 9:15–11:45 p.m. Campus Drive southwest. See physics.usask.ca/observatory.

Sunday 17

TERRY FOX RUN Annual fundraiser to support cancer research and prevention with 5K and 10K routes. Also includes a BBQ and children’s activities. Delta Bessborough Gardens, registration at 11 a.m., run at noon. See terryfox.org.

HUSKIES VS UBC OKANOGAN Canada West women’s soccer. Potash Corp Park, noon. See huskies.usask.ca.

ART CARAVAN: WESTVIEW COMMUNITY DAY Drop-in art-making hosted by Remai Modern. Seager Wheeler Park, 1–3 p.m. See remaimodern.org.

BRIDAL SPECTACULAR Features wedding service providers, a fashion show and stuff for the groom too. TCU Place, 12:30–5 p.m. See bridalspectacular.ca.

Monday 18

HOSPITALITY CAREER FAIR Drop in job fair for the a new restaurant and event space. Remai Modern Gallery (102 Spadina Cres. E.), Sept. 18–19, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

ENGLISH CONVERSATION CLUB Presentation on disability activist Rick Hansen. Alice Turner Library, 2:30 p.m., with a second session Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

Tuesday 19

BRIAN GULKA: HAWAII: THE BIG ISLAND Travel presentation. Alice Turner Library, 2 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

SWINGIN’ ON THE SASKATCHEWAN No dance partner required, all skill levels welcome. River Landing Amphitheatre, beginner lesson 7 p.m., dancing 8–10 p.m. See saskatoonlindyhop.ca.

WOMEN’S NIGHT OUT Queer and allied women’s social. 320 21st St. W., Tuesdays at 7 p.m. See outsaskatoon.ca.

Wednesday 20

COFFEE ROW Social gathering for older LGBTQ adults. 320 21st St. W., Wednesdays from 10 a.m.–12 p.m. See outsaskatoon.ca.

RAINBOW COFFEE Youth drop-in for Gay Straight Alliance members and allies. 320 21st St. W., Wednesdays from 4:30–6:30 p.m. for youth 10–14 and 4:30–9 p.m. for 15–19. See outsaskatoon.ca.

CAMPUS CAREER FAIR Hosted by Student Employment and Career Centre. University of Saskatchewan Physical Activity Complex, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. See usask.ca.

BUSINESS GROWTH TOOLS: LUNCHEON SERIES Today: Presentation on time management. SREDA (103-202 4th Ave. N.), noon. See squareonesask.ca.

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY & CAREER FAIR Showcase of innovative technology that can make workplaces accessible to people with vision loss. CNIB (1705 McKercher Dr.), 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

SHAKEN WITH A TWIST Networking event hosted by Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan, with guest Dawn Woroniuk. Village Guitar & Amp, 5–7 p.m. See womenentrepreneurs.sk.ca.

DISCOVER DOCUMENTARIES Tonight: Treading Water: Plight of the Manitoba First Nations Evacuees (2014). Frances Morrison Library, 7 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

Thursday 21

RECONNECTING TO PRESERVE TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE Two-day conference where elders and youth discuss health, well-being and community engagement. Hosted by Saskatoon Yellow Quill Urban Services. Saskatoon Inn, Sept. 21–22. 306-979-6811.

ZAHIDA IRIN: BANGLADESH Travel presentation. Mayfair Library, 2 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

BURGERS & BEER Fundraiser for Saskatoon Sexual Health. Capitol Music Club, 6 p.m. $20. See capitolclubyxe.ca.

FAMILY LAW HELP Information session on legal issues related to divorce, child support and custody. Frances Morrison Library, 6:30 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

TAKE BACK THE NIGHT Annual march and rally to raise awareness about gender-violence in the home and public spaces. YWCA (510 25th St. E.), 7 p.m.

WHEN LOVING YOUR BODY IS DIFFICULT Presentation by Kayly Yablonski on dealing with societal messages about body image. Brainsport (616 10th St. E.), 7 p.m.

ASK-A-TUNE Name-that-tune style trivia with hosts Charly Hustle and Burke of Rock. Woods Alehouse, 8 p.m.

Friday 22

MED.HACK Professionals from different medical and IT disciplines brainstorm innovative ideas and create product prototypes to address health challenges. Innovation Place, University of Saskatchewan, Sept. 22–24. See medhack.ca.

BODY SOUL & SPIRIT EXPO Health and wellness expo with a trade show, guest presenters and product demonstrations. Prairieland Park, 3-9 p.m., Sept. 23 from 10 a.m.–7 p.m., Sept. 24 from 11 a.m.–6 p.m. See bodysoulspiritexpo.com.

SAVANNAH WILSON: INDIA Travel presentation. Mayfair Library, 2 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

BLADES VS SWIFT CURRENT BRONCOS WHL season opener. See page 7 for season preview. SaskTel Centre, 7 p.m. See saskatoonblades.com.

OUTGROW OUTPLAY MEGA BABY/KIDS SALE Sale of new and used children’s clothes, toys and other care items at discounted prices. Donations accepted for Saskatoon Food Bank. Prairieland Park, Sept. 22–24. See saskatoon.outgrowoutplay.com.

Saturday 23

ETSY MADE IN CANADA: POP-UP MARKET Features goods by over 30 local artisans. Station 20 West, Sept. 23–24, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

YOUNG NATURALIST SANDHILL CRANE This field trip is geared to children, but they must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. It departs from John Lake School (2606 Broadway) at 9:30 a.m. Pre-register at saskatoonzoosociety.ca.

FALL FRENZY Show and sale of work by local crafters, artisans, bakers and other businesses. Prairieland Park, 10 a.m. $5, 12 and under free.

INTRODUCTION TO SAULTEAUX Presented in partnership with Saskatoon Indian & Metis Friendship Centre. Freda Ahenakew Library, 1–4 p.m., with a second session Sept. 30 from 1–4 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

SASKATCHEWAN CHEERLEADING ASSOCIATION: COACHES CONFERENCE Includes keynote presentations and workshops on choreography, concussion and injury prevention plus a trade show. Prairie Fire Gym (421 42nd A St. E.), Sept. 23–24. Register at sca.ca.

SHORELINE CLEAN-UP Begins with a presentation on wetlands, followed by a clean-up of the Hyde Park Naturalized Area shoreline. 10 a.m.–noon.

SASKATOON POLKAFEST Dance to music by Leon Ochs and The Gold Tones. Manhattan Ballroom, 2–11 p.m. 306-664-2709.

HUSKIES VS LETHBRIDGE PRONGHORNS Canada West women’s soccer. Potash Corp Park, noon. See huskies.usask.ca.

HUSKIES VS UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA Canada West men’s soccer. Potash Corp Park, 2:15 p.m. See huskies.usask.ca.

HUSKIES VS MACEWAN COLLEGE Canada West women’s hockey. Rutherford Rink, 7 p.m. See huskies.usask.ca.

SASKATOON ROLLER DERBY LEAGUE: BACK TO SCHOOL’D Three bouts are on the card including a rookie scrimmage, Killa Bees vs. Grave Diggers and Mindfox vs. Sugar Skulls. Archibald Arena, 4 p.m.

FISHY FEAST & FORMAL Fundraiser for the Jack Milliken Centre. Includes a gourmet northern meal, silent auction and entertainment by Steph Cameron, Taylor Jade and The Big River Boys. St. Joseph’s Hall, 5:30 p.m. See picatic.com/fishyformal.

8 O’CLOCK JUMP Social dance hosted by Saskatoon Lindy Hop. Salle Seguin (414 1st Ave. N.), beginner lesson at 8 p.m., dance at 9 p.m. See saskatoonlindyhop.ca.

Sunday 24

ART CARAVAN: WORD ON THE STREET Drop-in art-making hosted by Remai Modern. Broadway Ave., 11 a.m.–4 p.m. See remaimodern.org.

HUSKIES VS CALGARY DINOS Canada West women’s soccer. Potash Corp Park, noon. See huskies.usask.ca.

HUSKIES VS THOMPSON RIVERS Canada West men’s soccer. Potash Corp Park, 2:15 p.m. See huskies.usask.ca.

HUSKIES VS MACEWAN COLLEGE Canada West women’s hockey. Rutherford Rink, 2 p.m. See huskies.usask.ca.

HILLTOPS VS WINNIPEG RIFLES SMF Field, 1 p.m. See saskatoonhilltops.com.

ULTIMATE ENDURO & RUN YOUR JUNK Wyant Group Raceway, 2 p.m. See wyantgroupraceway.ca.

Monday 25

WOMEN IN TECH: COMMUNITY CONVERSATION Part of a cross-Canada tour to gather data on women working in the tech industry. Innovation Place, 5:30 p.m. See drivingwomenintech.com.

GORMLEY GATHERING Cocktail party hosted by John Gormley, with gourmet treats. Persephone Theatre, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Proceeds to the Les and Irene Dube Urology Centre at St Paul’s Hospital. See ckom.com.

Tuesday 26

SONG OF THE PADDLE Documentary on outdoorsman Bill Mason. Alice Turner Library, 2 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

GARDEN BROTHERS CIRCUS Features clowns, acrobats, stunt riders, a real dog and pony show and more. SaskTel Centre, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. See sasktelcentre.com.

SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNIC: AFTER HOURS TOUR Geared to people who are thinking about attending Sask. Polytechnic. 1130 Idylwyld Dr., 6:30 p.m. See saskpolytechnic.ca.

Wednesday 27

EDMONTON OILERS VS CAROLINA HURRICANES NHL pre-season game. SaskTel Centre, 7 p.m. See sasktelcentre.com.

MENTAL WELLNESS HEATH EXCHANGE This conference features a presentation by Cree cultural advisor Howard Walker at 10:30 a.m. and a presentation by counselor/educator Duane Bowers at 1:30 p.m., along with products and services related to mental health. Hosted by Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies. Prairieland Park, 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. See siit.sk.ca.

EWI SASKATOON: FALL KICK-OFF Geared to women professionals, includes dinner and panel discussion with Saskatoon city councilors Cynthia Block, Bev Dubois, Sarina Gersher, Hillary Gough, Ann Iwanchuck and Mairin Loewen. Park Town Hotel, 5 p.m.

CANADIAN PROGRESS CLUB: NATIONAL CONVENTION Hosted by Saskatoon Downtown Men’s Club. Sheraton Cavalier, Sept. 27–Oct. 1. See progressclub.ca.

CLASSIC PUB TRIVIA Woods Alehouse, 8 p.m.


Ongoing

CORN MAZE FUN This family-friendly maze is hosted by Italian Cultural & Recreational Centre at the corner of Hwy #7 and Cedar Villa Road. It’s open Thursday and Friday from 5–8 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.–6 p.m. and Sunday noon to 6 p.m. Until Oct. 31. See saskatoonicc.com

CANADIAN LIGHT SOURCE SYNCHROTRON Free public tour every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 2:30 p.m. Advance booking required at lightsource.ca or 306-657-3644.