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 9

NAKED TOURIST, SACRED MOUNTAIN Opening Night. See Ongoing.

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

A CONVERSATION WITH PAUL MARTIN University of Saskatchewan Chancellor Roy Romanow discusses Indigenous issues with the former prime minister, followed by a Q and A. Presented by the College of Law’s McKercher Lecture Series and U of S Canada 150 Project. MLT Aikins Theatre, 3-4:30 p.m. See usask.ca.

JSGS 10TH ANNIVERSARY GALA This dinner hosted by the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy features a conversation between Roy Romanow and Paul Martin on Canada’s place in the world. Remai Modern, 5-9 p.m. See schoolofpublicpolicy.sk.ca.

THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY Theatrical presentation which tells the story of the famous folk duo from their humble beginnings in Queens, New York to their reunion concert in Central Park in 1981. TCU Place, 7:30 p.m. See tcutickets.ca.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY GALA Roaring ’20s themed party with dinner and music. Delta Bessborough, 6 p.m. See habitatsaskatoon.ca.

THEATRE ONE 2017 Three day festival of one-act plays presented by community theatre groups from across Saskatchewan. Brian King Centre (Warman), Nov. 9-11, with shows at 7:30 p.m. each night. See theatresaskatchewan.com.

SHAKEN WITH A TWIST Social gathering of female entrepreneurs. Village Guitar & Amp, 5-7 p.m. See womenentrepreneurs.sk.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.

LLLC (SASKATOON): MEETING Hosted by La Leche League Canada to promote the benefits of breastfeeding. Holy Covenant Evangelical Church (1426 Alexandra Ave.), 6:30 p.m. See lllc.ca.

WRITERS’ OPEN MIC Presented in partnership with Saskatoon Writers’ Collective. Frances Morrison Library, 7 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

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 10

FRIDAY NIGHTS OUT This drop-in program offers support and community for two-spirited people. 320 21st St. W., Fridays from 7-9 p.m. See outsaskatoon.ca.

WATERTON & GLACIER NATIONAL PARKS Travel presentation by Blair McCann. Frances Morrison Library, 2-3:30 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

DIFFERENT STROKES This painting group is hosting its 20th annual show and sale. Grace Westminster Church (505 10th St. E.), 2-9 p.m., Nov. 11 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Nov. 12 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free Admission.

NO SUGAR TONIGHT Hosted by Canadian Diabetes Association to commemorate Diabetes Awareness Month, this gala features fine dining, presentations on diabetes, and live entertainment. Proceeds to support CDA programs and services. Prairieland Park, cocktails at 5:30 p.m. See diabetes.ca.

ENEMY ALIENS: INTERNMENT IN CANADA 1914-1920 Presentation co-hosted by the Canadian War Museum and Prairie Centre for the Study of Ukrainian Heritage. STM 260, University of Saskatchewan, 6 p.m. See usask.ca.

DUCKS UNLIMITED CANADA: SASKATOON LADIES NIGHT Proceeds from this banquet go to Ducks Unlimited. German Cultural Centre, 6 p.m. See ducks.ca.

BLADES VS SWIFT CURRENT BRONCOS WHL hockey. SaskTel Centre, 7 p.m. See saskatoonblades.com.

HUSKIES VS THOMPSON RIVERS 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.

HUSKIES VS UBC THUNDERBIRDS Canada West men’s hockey. Rutherford Rink, 7 p.m. See huskies.usask.ca.

PHILOSOPHY IN THE COMMUNITY Peter Alward “Just Kidding: Philosophical Reflections on Humour”. The Refinery, 7 p.m. See artsandscience.usask.ca.

YUK YUKS COMEDY CLUB Stand-up with Kerry Unger & Brittany Lyseng. Park Town Hotel, 9 p.m. See parktownhotel.com.

SALSA NIGHT Dance lesson at 8:30 p.m., social dancing from 9 p.m.-midnight. LB Distillers. Free admission, but donations welcome.

HIW WILDSIDE WRESTLING Professional wrestling. Sutherland Hall, 8 p.m. See hiwcanada.com.

Saturday 11

REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICE This annual commemoration features a choir and full parade. SaskTel Centre, doors at 9 a.m., service at 10:25 a.m. See sasktelcentre.com.

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.

HUSKIES VS THOMPSON RIVERS 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.

HUSKIES VS UBC THUNDERBIRDS Canada West men’s hockey. Rutherford Rink, 7 p.m. See huskies.usask.ca.

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

Sunday 12

CHRISTKINDL MARKET Features handmade crafts, German food and live entertainment. German Cultural Centre, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission. 306-244-6869 ext 202.

TONIGHT IT’S POETRY Community stage featuring Alasdair. Amigos Cantina, 8 p.m. 19+. $5. See tonightitspoetry.com.

Monday 13

PERSPECTIVES ON SUBSTANCE USE & RECOVERY Panel discussion featuring mental health and addiction professionals in fields such as psychiatry, pharmacy and law enforcement. Asher Auditorium, Saskatoon City Hospital, 1-4 p.m. Free. Register at breakthebarrier.ca.

Tuesday 14

CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF SCIENCE & INNOVATION POLICY: LECTURE John Kimathi Mbae discusses “Does Conservation Agriculture Facilitate Food Security for Smallholder Farmers?” Prairie Room, Diefenbaker Centre, University of Saskatchewan, 11 a.m.-Noon. See schoolofpublicpolicy.sk.ca.

VANCOUVER FILM SCHOOL The VFS is holding an acting audition from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., animation workshop from 5-6 p.m. and scholarship information session from 6-7:30 p.m. TCU Place. Free admission, but you must pre-register. See vfs.edu.

SASKATOON WOMEN’S NETWORK: LUNCHEON Guest speaker Angela Schmidt  discusses “New Discoveries on How the Mind Works”. Ramada Hotel, noon. RSVP by Nov. 10. See swnsaskatoon.com.

LADIES & GENTLEMEN: MR. LEONARD COHEN Documentary on the late Canadian poet/singer. Alice Turner Library, 2 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

SASKATOON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: MUSIC TALK Music director Eric Paetkau and executive director Mark Turner discuss the Nov. 18 Master’s concert which features Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

Wednesday 15

H.O.T. 4.16 Social gathering hosted by Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce with mayor Charlie Clarke speaking on how to build a better health sector business environment. Rock Creek, 5 p.m. See saskatoonchamber.com.

KNITTED SCARVES Hands-on workshop. Freda Ahenakew Library, 6 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

EWI OF SASKATOON: DINNER Hosted by Executive Women International, with guest-speaker Sheryl Harrow-Yurach of Read Saskatoon. Hilton Garden Inn, 5 p.m. Guests welcome, but you must pre-register by Nov. 10. 306-291-8454.

KEN DRYDEN: GAME CHANGE: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF STEVE MONTADOR, AND THE FUTURE OF HOCKEY Reading and signing for book on health risks of concussions in hockey. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

DISCOVER DOCUMENTARIES Tonight: Interrupt This Program: Beirut. Frances Morrison Library, 7 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

SASKATOON CYCLES: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Riverside Badminton and Tennis Club, 7 p.m.

BLADES VS MOOSE JAW WARRIORS WHL hockey. SaskTel Centre, 7 p.m. See saskatoonblades.com.

LADY BITS OPEN MIC COMEDY Features female performers doing stand-up, sketch, and improv. O’Brians Event Centre Balcony, show at 8 p.m. See obrianseventcentre.ca.

BOOK CLUB Tonight: Nadifa Mohamed The Orchard of Lost Souls. Alice Turner Library, 7 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

TREVOR HERRIOT & BRANIMIR GJETVAJ: ISLANDS OF GRASS Launch of a new book exploring the wonder of the Grasslands region. Includes a reading by author Dave Carpenter. Alice Turner Library, 7 p.m.

SASKATOON FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL See Shane’s movie listings for the details. Broadway Theatre, Nov. 15-18. See skfilmfest.com.

SIMPSONS TRIVIA VOL. 1 Multi-evening trivia contest about some obscure animated TV show. Wood Alehouse, 8 p.m.

Thursday 16

FAMILY WELLNESS CONFERENCE: HOPE & HARMONY Two-day conference with guest-speakers Gabor Matte, Susan Agulkark and Sharon Acoose addressing challenges facing First Nations families in Saskatchewan. Saskatoon Inn, Nov. 17-18. 306-332-1369.

HOLIDAYS IN THE DANGER ZONE Travel documentary on Ivory Coast. Mayfair Library, 2 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

PLAN INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER’S BUREAU Monthly gathering geared to youth 14-24 who are interested in gender equity and learning about local and global issues. Aden Bowman Collegiate, 6:30-8:30 p.m. See childfriendlysaskatoon.sk.ca.

PAINT NIGHT: WINTER MOUNTAINS Social evening of art-making. Frances Morrison Library, 6-9 p.m. Register at saskatoonlibrary.ca.

SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNIC BUSINESS & INDUSTRY DINNER TCU Place, reception at 5:30 p.m. See saskpolytech.ca.

ANTI-OPPRESSION TRAINING Workshop with facilitators Annie Battiste and Carolyn Doi that explore strategies to resist oppression and support diversity and inclusion. Hosted by Stop the Cuts Saskatoon and Next Up!. Third Avenue United Church (304 3rd Ave. N.), 6:30-9 p.m. Free, but donations accepted. Register at nextup.ca.

ROBERT CALDER: A HERO FOR THE AMERICAS: THE LEGEND OF GONZALO GUERRERO Reading and signing for a book set in the early days of Spanish contact with the Maya in Central America. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

DOUG GILMOUR: KILLER: MY LIFE IN HOCKEY Signing for an autobiography by the former NHL star. Indigo (3322 8th St. E.), 7 p.m.

KENNY VS SPENNY Live performance by popular TV duo who compete against each other in zany stunts. Louis Pub, doors at 8 p.m. 19+.

ASK-A-TUNE Music trivia with hosts Charly Hustle and Burke of Rock. Wood Alehouse, 8 p.m.

Friday 17

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO Travel presentation by Doreen Kirby. Frances Morrison Library, 2-3:30 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

OUR BEST TO YOU Art and craft sale. Prairieland Park, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Nov. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Nov. 19 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5, 17 and under free. See ourbesttoyou.ca.

EPICENRICHMENT SMALL BUSINESS TRADE SHOW Features over 45 local vendors. German Cultural Centre, noon-8:30 p.m. $5, 12 and under free.

BLADES VS BRANDON WHEAT KINGS WHL hockey. SaskTel Centre, 7 p.m. See saskatoonblades.com.

HUSKIES VS ALBERTA GOLDEN BEARS Canada West men’s hockey. Rutherford Rink, 7 p.m. See huskies.usask.ca.

CONDUIT Contemporary dance program with works by Jackie Latendresse and the Free Flow Dancers and guest choreographer Shannon Litzenberger performed to scores with live musicians. Remai Arts Centre, Nov. 17-18, 8 p.m. See freeflowdance.com.

YUK YUKS COMEDY CLUB Stand-up with Kerry Unger & Brittany Lyseng. Park Town Hotel, 9 p.m. See parktownhotel.com.

Saturday 18

BHP BILLITON ENCHANTED FOREST Opening Night. See Ongoing.

GAY STRAIGHT ALLIANCE SUMMIT Co-hosted by OutSaskatoon and fYrefly in Schools, this event features musician/author Rae Spoon as keynote speaker. Bedford Road Collegiate, 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m., followed by a Queer Prom at Village Guitar & Amp at 8 p.m. See outsaskatoon.ca for registration details.

SASKATOON PET EXPO Trade show offering a variety of products and services for pet owners, plus related activities. Prairieland Park, Nov. 18-19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. See saskatoonpetexpo.ca.

NOURISH YXE This one-day conference addresses issues of body image and acceptance with keynote speakers and breakout sessions. Station 20 West, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. See nourishconference.wordpress.com.

SUPER DUPER FLEA MARKET This event features over 200 vendors. Prairieland Park, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $5 Adults, 12 and under $1, preschoolers free. See saskatoonnutanalions.com.

ARTHRITIS SYMPOSIUM Free event to learn from health professionals about different strategies to cope with arthritis. Travelodge Hotel, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Register at arthritis.ca.

SHOPPING FOR THE SEASON FUNDRAISER Hosted by Saskatchewan Abilities Council Saskatoon Region, with local vendors. 2310 Louise Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. See abilitiescouncil.sk.ca.

TWAS THE MONTH BEFORE CHRISTMAS Trade and fashion show with over 50 local vendors. Proceeds to support Team Diabetes Saskatoon. TCU Place, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $5.

KICKOFF TO CHRISTMAS Trade show featuring local vendors. SaskMade Marketplace (1621 8th St. E.), 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

INTERNATIONAL BAZAAR & MARKET Show and sale of arts and crafts from Saskatoon’s multicultural community. Cosmo Seniors Centre, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission.

SASKATCHEWAN SNEAKER SHOW These “shoecases” are wildly popular in places like Toronto and Vancouver, and now Saskatoon is getting its own trade show devoted to all things sneaker. TCU Place, noon-6 p.m. $10 early bird admission, $15 door.

HEMOPHILIA SASKATCHEWAN: 20TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION Come and go gathering to remember Canada’s Tainted Blood Inquiry. TCU Place, noon-4 p.m. See hemophilia.ca.

INTRODUCTION TO SAULTEAUX Presented in partnership with Saskatoon Indian & Metis Friendship Centre. Freda Ahenakew Library, 1-4 p.m., with another session Nov. 25. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

PRAIRIE POURS Showcase of local craft alcohol and non-alcohol beverage producers. The Glen at Crossmount, 6-10 p.m. See theglenatcrossmount.ca.

HUSKIES VS ALBERTA GOLDEN BEARS Canada West men’s hockey. Rutherford Rink, 7 p.m. See huskies.usask.ca.

CHAMPION’S CUP REMATCH To tune up for the 2018 indoor lacrosse season, the Saskatchewan Rush host the Georgia Swarm in an exhibition game. SaskTel Centre, 7:30 p.m. See saskrush.com.

Sunday 19

BRAINSPORT GINGERBREAD RUN Proceeds from this 5/10K event go to Saskatchewan Abilities Council. Start and finish at 616 10th St. E., 10 a.m. See raceroster.com.

SASKATCHEWAN BOOK AWARDS: BRUNCHRAISER Seatings at 10 a.m. and noon, and there will be guest authors and other presenters in attendance. Bliss Fine Food (1002 Broadway Ave.) See bookawards.sk.ca.

STUDIO ON 20TH: SHOW AND SALE One day show of recent paintings by 11 artists including Kathy Bradshaw, Jan Corcoran, Miranda Jones and Carol Wylie. 236A 20th St. W., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

SANTA CLAUSE PARADE Held in the downtown, with Midtown Centre as the end point, this parade features music, floats and a special VIP guest. Partner charity is Ronald McDonald House Saskatchewan. 1 p.m. See saskatoonsantaclausparade.com.

STEPHEN JENINSON: DIE WISE: A MANIFESTO FOR SANITY & SOUL Day-long presentation on managing end of life issues. German Cultural Centre, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. See chisaskatoon.ca.

BOLSHOI BALLET IN CINEMA: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Broadcast of a ballet based on Shakespeare’s dark comedy about a man who tries to “tame” a headstrong woman. Scotiabank Theatre, 12:55 p.m. See cineplex.com.

GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER The Moscow Ballet presents Tchaikovsky’s holiday classic. TCU Place, 2 p.m. See tcuplace.ca.

GLITTER & GLAMOUR GRAD FASHION SHOW Presented by Exquisite Fashions & Bridal in support of The Princess Shop. Sutherland Hall, doors at 2 p.m. $10 advance, $15 door.

BLACK MARKET MARKET Showcase of local creative and entrepreneurial talent. 120 2nd Ave. N., 2-9 p.m. $2 admission or food item donation, proceeds to Saskatoon Food Bank.

TONIGHT IT’S POETRY Community stage for spoken word artists. Amigos Cantina, 8 p.m. 19+. $5. See tonightitspoetry.com.

Monday 20

COUNCIL MEETING City Hall, regular business 1 p.m., public hearing 6 p.m. See saskatoon.ca for agenda.

RENTERS OF SASKATOON & AREA A lawyer will be in attendance to discuss safe housing rights and responsibilities and answer your questions. St. Thomas Wesley Church, 2-3:30 p.m. E-mail renters.rosa@gmail.com for more information.

THE CAMPUS ACROSS THE WAY: A LIFETIME AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN Second of four talks sponsored by the Humanities Research Institute, with guest speaker professor emeritus/writer Robert Calder. Arts 241, 4 p.m. See artsandscience.usask.ca.

ENGLISH CONVERSATION CLUB Presentation on the first women in space. Alice Turner Library, 7 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

Tuesday 21

NSBA MAYOR’S LUNCHEON Hosted by North Saskatoon Business Association, with guest speaker Charlie Clark discussing “Being an Ambitious City in the 21st Century”. Prairieland Park, registration 11:30 a.m. See nsbasask.com.

MARIE ELYSE ST. GEORGE: AN ASSORTMENT: DARKLY DELICIOUS LITERARY & VISUAL ODDMENTS Reading and signing for a new book by Saskatoon visual artist and writer. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

SUSTAINABLE SPEAKER SERIES Hayley Carlson and Rachel Malena-Chan “Let’s Talk Climate Change: How to Build Bridges in Saskatchewan”. Frances Morrison Library, 7 p.m. See environmentalsociety.ca.

DEATH CAFÉ Discussion on end of life issues with Lisa Greig and Karla Combres. The Refinery, 7-9 p.m. Free admission, but donations accepted.

TAGGART & TORRENS Radio show and podcast hosted by Jeremy Taggart and Jonathan Torrens. Broadway Theatre, 8 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

Wednesday 22

TREASURE ISLAND Opening Night. See Ongoing.

SEASON’S GREETINGS Opening Night. See Ongoing.

FIRST NATIONS’ LANGUAGE KEEPERS CONFERENCE Features presentations from academics, elders and community leaders on the theme Resurgence: Reclaiming Indigenous Knowledge Systems. Hosted by Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre. Saskatoon Inn, Nov. 22-23. See sicc.sk.ca.

INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS One-day conference looking at affordable housing and homelessness issues for Indigenous people, with keynote speaker Sydney Gill. Travelodge Hotel, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $30, lunch included. Register at kmofazzali@shipweb.ca.

SOCIAL MEDIA Introduction to different social media. Freda Ahenakew Library, 6 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

YOUR MESSAGE & THE MEDIA Workshop with facilitator Ivan Muzychka. Hosted by CHEP Good Food and Next Up!. Station 20 West, 6:30-9 p.m. Free, but donations accepted. Register at nextup.ca.

ICELAND Presentation by Sara Williams. Hosted by Saskatchewan Perennial Society. Emmanuel Anglican Church (609 Dufferin Ave.), 7:30 p.m. See saskperennial.ca.

LITERATURE MATTERS Adar Charlton “Reading the Great Lynx, Mishipeshu: Place-based Identity in Anishinaabe Literature”. Grace-Westminster United Church, 7:30 p.m. See artsandscience.usask.ca.

Ongoing

NAKED TOURIST, SACRED MOUNTAIN Written by Rod Macpherson, this drama sees two Western tourists deal with the fallout after they post a risqué photo of themselves at a sacred site in Malaysia. Produced by Dumb Ax Productions as part of Live Five Independent Theatre. The Refinery, Nov. 9-11 and Nov. 16-18 at 8 p.m., Nov. 12 and 19 at 2 p.m. See livefive.ca.

LITTLE WOMEN Local production of a Broadway musical based on Louise May Alcott’s 1868 novel set on the American frontier. Presented by Saskatoon Summer Players. Broadway Theatre, Nov. 9-10 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 11 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca or saskatoonsummerplayers.ca.

TREASURE ISLAND Holiday production of Robert Louis Stevenson’s well-known pirate adventure which was adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig. Rawlco Radio Hall, Nov. 22-Dec. 10. See persephonetheatre.org.

SEASON’S GREETINGS Written by Alan Ayckbourn, this dark comedy chronicles one family’s dysfunctional holiday celebration. Greystone Theatre, Nov. 22-Dec. 2, 8 p.m. See artsandscience.usask.ca.

TOASTY TOES SOCK DRIVE Until Nov. 24, chiropractic clinics in Saskatchewan are collecting new socks to donate to the Salvation Army for distribution this winter. See saskchiro.ca for clinic locations.

BHP BILLITON ENCHANTED FOREST A drive-through Christmas light display. Forestry Farm Park and Zoo, 5:30-10 p.m. Runs daily from Nov. 18 to Jan. 6. See enchanted-forest.org.

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.