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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 16

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.

OPEN MIC This event is open to all ages and runs every Thursday. Drift Café & Vista Lounge, 7–9 p.m.

SASKATCHEWAN EQUINE EXPO Features an equine-related trade show, presentations and competitions geared to developing the equine industry. Prairieland Park, Feb. 16–18. See saskatchewanequineexpo.com.

BETTER NOW: IMPROVING HEALTH FOR ALL CANADIANS Danielle Martin, Ward 2 councilor Hillary Gough and First Nations HIV/AIDS activist Jaris Swidrovich discuss ways to improve community health. Roxy Theatre, 7 p.m.

Friday 17

ROAD TRIP TO FRANCE Travel presentation by Linda Reynolds. Frances Morrison Library, 2 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

ROUND DANCE Hosted by Saskatoon Indian & Métis Friendship Centre (168 Wall St.), feast at 4:30 p.m. with dance to follow. See simfc.ca.

CULTURE IN THE KITCHEN: GERMANY MEETS VIETNAM Multi-cultural cooking series presented by Saskatchewan German Council. Marion Graham Collegiate (602 Lenore Dr.), 6:30–9:30 p.m. $20. Pre-register at office@saskgermancouncil.org or 306-975-0845.

BOUQUET OF ROSES Valentines-themed show presented by Rosebuds Burlesque Club. Free Flow Dance Centre (224 25th Ave.), 7 p.m. See rosebudburlesque.com.

COME & GO CREATIVE FORUM: AN EXPLORATION WITH OUR BODIES Held as part of Wîsahkêcâhk Comes To Town, this event looks at sexuality and the body. Station 20 West, 1–4 p.m. See outsaskatoon.ca.

TIPI CONFESSIONS CABARET Evening of performance art, storytelling and more with Rosanna Deerchild, Elise Pallagi, Adelina Anthony and other artists. Louis’ Loft, 7–10 p.m. $10. See outsaskatoon.ca.

NAME THAT TUNE Game show style fun with host Kevin Vandale. Clark’s Crossing (3030 Diefenbaker Dr.), 9 p.m.

SALSA NIGHT Lesson at 8:30 p.m., followed by social dancing at 9 p.m. LB Distillers (814 47th St. E.)

LAUGH SHOP COMEDY CLUB Stand-up with Noor Kidwai and Scott Porteous. Ramada Hotel, show at 9 p.m. See ramadasaskatoon.ca.

YUK YUKS COMEDY CLUB Stand-up with Howard Miller and Tobin Spencer-Lang. Park Town Hotel, 9 p.m. Reserve tickets at 306-244-5564.

HUSKIES VS u of regina The Huskies finished fourth in CWUA women’s hockey, and will host the Cougars in a best of three playoff series. Rutherford Arena, Feb. 17–19. See huskies.usask.ca.

Saturday 18

SASKATOON FARMERS’ MARKET 19th St. and 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.

NUTANA LIONS FLEA MARKET Features over 200 stalls with antiques, collectibles, crafts and food. Prairieland Park, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. $5, 12 and under $1, preschoolers free. See saskatoonnutanalions.ca.

WESTERN CANADIAN VALLEY NATIONAL 8-BALL ASSOCIATION Two day tournament featuring some of Western Canada’s top cue-pushers. Prairieland Park Hall A, Feb. 18–19, doors at 7 a.m. Free admission.

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

HOCKEY DAY IN CANADA Proceeds to support rink renovations. Henry Kelsey Rink (16 Valens Dr.), 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

SASKATCHEWAN RUSH VS COLORADO MAMMOTH National Lacrosse League action. SaskTel Centre, 7:30 p.m. See saskrush.com.

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

Sunday 19

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.

VINTAGE MOVERS & SHAKERS This brunch is geared to people 50+. Market Mall Smitty’s, 12:15–1:15 p.m. See outsaskatoon.ca.

KARNEVAL Family-friendly afternoon of costumes, games, crafts and other activities. German Cultural Centre, 1:30–3:30 p.m. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. $2. 306-244-6869.

WWE LIVE: ROAD TO WRESTLEMANIA Professional wrestling. SaskTel Centre, 5 p.m. See saskatelcentre.com.

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

COMEDY LAB OPEN MIC Evening of stand-up, sketch and improv comedy hosted by the Williamson brothers. Thirsty Scholar (2105 8th St. E.), every Sunday at 8 p.m.

Monday 20

CAMECO FAMILY DAY SKATING PARTY Features skating, music, goodies and more. Kiwanis Park beside Delta Bessborough, noon–4 p.m.

CARD & BOARD GAMES Drop-in event for board games fans. Glen at Crossmount, Mondays from 2–4 p.m. See theglenatcrossmount.ca.

Tuesday 21

CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY IN SASKATCHEWAN Group discussion facilitated by Crystal Mayes whose family were early pioneers to Saskatchewan. Alice Turner Library, 2 p.m., and Cliff Wright Library Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

FIELD CROP DISEASE SUMMIT Two-day conference to provide latest information on combating crop diseases. TCU Place, Feb. 21–22. See topcropsummit.com.

GOLF TOURNEY Proceeds to Friends of Prince Albert National Park. Mars’ Minigolf (#91 110 Marquis Dr. W.), 6 p.m. $20 per player.

POLICY APPROACHES TO CLIMATE CHANGE Presentation by Ann Coxworth and Hayley Carlson from Saskatchewan Environmental Society. Frances Morrison Library, 7 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.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.

Wednesday 22

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 4:30–9 p.m. See outsaskatoon.ca.

LEVEL-UP LIFESTYLE SEMINAR Three-day event to provide youth 16+ with guidance on developing life skills for personal and career-related growth. Affinity St. Mary’s Credit Union (1515 20th St. W.), Feb. 22–24. See sask.coop/level_up.html for details.

DROP-IN BASKETBALL Open to members and guests. YWCA (510 25th St. E.), Wednesdays 6:30–8 p.m. Members free, guests $6. See ywcasaskatoon.com.

SASKATCHEWAN PERENNIAL SOCIETY: AGM Features a presentation by Heather Brennanman on Kingsbrea Gardens in NB. Emmanuel Anglican Church (609 Dufferin Ave.), 7:30 p.m. See saskperennial.ca.

DISCOVER DOCUMENTARIES Today: Things Arab Men Say which looks at the immigrant experience from a male perspective. Frances Morrison Library, 2 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

BLADES VS REGINA PATS The Blades are battling the Calgary Hitmen for the last playoff spot. A win here would be huge, but they’re up against the CHL’s #1 ranked team. SaskTel Centre, 7 p.m. See saskatoonblades.com.

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

Thursday 23

HUSKIES VS T.B.A. The huskies finished fourth in Canada West women’s basketball, and will host a best of three playoff series. Physical Activity Complex, Feb. 23–25. See huskies.usask.ca.

HUSKIES VS T.B.A The Dawgs finished fourth in Canada West men’s basketball, and will host a best of three playoff series. Physical Activity Complex, Feb. 23–26. See huskies.usask.ca.

INTO THE ARCTIC: AN ARTIST’S JOURNEY TO THE NORTH Documentary about painter Cory Trèpanier. Mayfair Library, 2 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

DESIGN HOUSE: LINOTYPE Documentary about an invention that revolutionized the print industry. Frances Morrison Library, 6:30 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

WRITE OUT LOUD: SPOKEN WORD SLAMS Geared to teens and young adults. Co-hosted with Tonight It’s Poetry. Frances Morrison Library, 7 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER Presentation by Saskatoon Health Region on the winter blues. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

AN EVENING WITH DON BURNSTICK Stand-up by Cree comic, with musical guests Jason Chamakeese, Glen Strong and the Strong Sisters, a mini-fashion show and more. Roxy Theatre, 6 p.m. $25.

RAJ MANEK MEMORIAL BANQUET Annual salute to entrepreneurship with guest speaker Steven Woods of Google Canada. Prairieland Park, 5:30 p.m. See saskatoonex.com.

BUILDING BRIDGES Bonita Beatty, Karla Jessen-Williamson, Jebunnessa Chapola and Rosalie Tsannie-Burseth discuss links between language, history, heritage and culture. Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre, 5–7 p.m.

TRIVIA NIGHT Golden Point Bar (134 English Cres.), 7 p.m. $10 per person.

DRAG WARS: DRUNK IN LOVE EDITION Performance by local drag artists. Pink Nightclub (69 24th St. E.), 9:30 p.m.

Friday 24

EL CAMINO, MY CAMINO, BUEN CAMINO Travel presentation by Bernadette Vangool about the famed Spanish pilgrimage. Frances Morrison Library, 2 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

MOON TIME SISTERS Women’s March Canada is accepting donations of menstruation supplies for five northern communities. Tea and treats will be available for those who donate. D’Lish by Tish Café (702A 14th St.), 3–5 p.m. E-mail womensmarchsaskatoon@gmail.com.

ALL YOU CAN EAT PEROGY SUPPER Ukrainian Orthodox Holy Trinity Hall (919 20th St. W.), 5–7 p.m. $12, children 5–9 $6, four and under free. Includes dessert and beverage, meat and cabbage rolls extra.

SASKATOON SOAPS Comedy and improv on the theme: Usask Students Have Issues. Broadway Theatre, 9:30 p.m.

BLADES VS P.A. RAIDERS WHL hockey. SaskTel Centre, 7 p.m. See saskatoonblades.com.

HUSKIES VS T.B.A. The Dawgs finished first in CWUA men’s hockey, and will host a best of three semi-final against an opponent t.b.a. Rutherford Arena, Feb. 24–26. See hukies.usask.ca.

HUSKIES VS THOMPSON RIVERS Canada West volleyball. Physical Activity Complex, women’s game at 6 p.m., men’s game at 8 p.m. See huskies.usask.ca.

LAUGH SHOP COMEDY CLUB Stand-up with Matt Billon and Ryan LaChance. Ramada Hotel, show at 9 p.m. See ramadasaskatoon.ca.

YUK YUKS COMEDY CLUB Stand-up with Howie Miller and Toben Spencer-Lang. Park Town Hotel, 9 p.m. $20 advance, $25 general. Reserve tickets at 306-244-5564.

Saturday 25

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

TASTE OF SASKMADE Showcase of vendors with SaskMade Marketplace (1621 8th St. E.), 11 a.m.–3 p.m.

ED WILLETT: GOVERNMENT HOUSE, REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN Signing for an illustrated history of Government House which opened in 1891. McNally Robinson, 1 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

COLDEST NIGHT OF THE YEAR Family-friendly walk through the downtown and adjacent neighbourhoods with warm-up stops along the route to raise funds for The Bridge and The Lighthouse. Register at coldestnightoftheyear.org.

8 O’CLOCK JUMP Social dance hosted by Saskatoon Lindy Hop. Salle Seguin (414 1st Ave N.), 8 p.m. See saskatoonlindyhop.wildapricot.org.

SASKATCHEWAN RUSH VS CALGARY ROUGHNECKS National Lacrosse League action. SaskTel Centre, 7:30 p.m. See saskrush.com.

HUSKIES VS THOMPSON RIVERS Canada West volleyball. Physical Activity Complex, women’s game at 6 p.m., men’s game at 8 p.m. See huskies.usask.ca.

Sunday 26

MID-WINTER ARTS & CRAFTS SALE Features art, crafts, food and children’s activities. German Cultural Centre, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Free admission.

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP Facilitator is Marion Mutala. Glen at Crossmount, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. $50. See theglenatcrossmount.ca.

YOU MAY NOW KISS THE BRIDE Bridal showcase featuring retailers and service providers. Saskatoon Inn, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. See youmaynowkissthebride.ca.

RECORD FAIR This event offers music lovers a chance to purchase new and used albums, CDs and cassettes. Hosted by CFCR 90.5FM with live DJs. Amigos Cantina, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. $2. See cfcr.ca.

ART REACH Drop-in art-making session hosted by Remai Modern. Freda Ahenekew Library (219 Ave. K S.), 2–4 p.m. See remaimodern.org.

BLADES VS MOOSE JAW WARRIORS WHL hockey. SaskTel Centre, 4 p.m. See saskatoonblades.com.

LITTLE QUEERS ON THE PRAIRIES All ages youth drag show. Pink Nightclub, 5:30–8 p.m. See outsaskatoon.ca.

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

2017 OSCAR BROADCAST Hosts for this gala are Shawn and Aaron Karpinka. Roxy Theatre, 5 p.m.

Monday 27

PRAIRIE CONSERVATION ACTION PLAN: SPEAKER SERIES Free webinar by Ben Sawa on the HABISask Mapping Application Demo. Noon. Register at pcap-sk.org.

BEING AN EXECUTOR Primer on an executor’s legal duties. Frances Morrison Library, 7 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

Tuesday 28

EVERYBODY’S BOOK CLUB Today: Harlan Coben’s Fool Me Once. Frances Morrison Library, 2 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

TUESDAY’S AT TWO Screening of Ninth Floor about black student protests at Montreal’s Sir George Williams’ University in 1969. Alice Turner Library, 2 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

SASKATOON’S PLACES OF WORSHIP Presentation by Carol Penner on local churches. Cliff Wright Library, 2 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca.

CAFÉ SCIENTIFIQUE John Gordon discusses the use of cell therapy to both treat and cure allergies, asthma and other auto-immune diseases. Winston’s Pub, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday 1

VIGILANTE Opening night. See Ongoing.

BOUSILLE ET LES JUSTE Opening night. See Ongoing.

BITTER HARVEST Directed by George Menduluk, this 2017 romantic drama is set during the Soviet-caused Holomodor famine in Ukraine in 1932–1933. Screening hosted by University of Saskatchewan Ukrainian Students Association. Rm. 1150, Health Sciences Building, 7 p.m. Free tickets at: eventbrite.ca/e/bitter-harvest-pre-
screening-tickets-31605433703.

MÉTIS DANCE PERFORMANCE Features St. Mary’s Troupe, with music by Dallas and Phil Boyer. Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre, 11 a.m. See usask.ca.

INDIGENIZATION AT UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN Public lecture and discussion on Indigenization and Indigenous student leadership. Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre, 2:30 p.m. See usask.ca.

ARTS FESTIVAL Hosted by the Indigenous Students’ Council. Louis’ Loft, 6:30–10 p.m. See usask.ca.

SASKATOON HISTORICAL REVIEW: LAUNCH Authors read from their contributions to the 28th edition of this Saskatoon Heritage Society magazine. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.


Ongoing

VIGILANTE This rock musical retells the shocking 19th century tale of the Black Donnellys — an Irish immigrant family who met a violent end after years of conflict in rural Ontario. A Catalyst Theatre Production presented by Persephone Theatre. Rawlco Radio Hall, until March 1–15, 8 p.m., with select matinee performances at 2 p.m. See persephonetheatre.org.

BOUSILLE ET LES JUSTE This French language drama by Gatien Gélanas sees a family resort to desperate measures to shield their youngest son from accusations he murdered a romantic rival. Presented by La Troupe du Jour. Studio 914 (914, 20th St. W.), March 1–4 at 8 p.m., and March 5 at 2 p.m. English surtitles available for select performances. See ltdj.dreamhosters.com.

AMANDA BEECH: THIS TIME Designed like a video game, this web commission uses diagrams and maps of the new Remai Modern to explore modernity in our digital age. View online at remaimodern.org until Feb. 28.

ILLUSION This Tony Kushner play is adapted from Pierre Corneille’s 17th century theatre work L’Illusion Comique. Directed by Pamela Haig Bartley. Greystone Theatre, until Feb. 18. See artsandscience.usask.ca.

MUNSCH MANIA A family-friendly retelling of six Robert Munsch stories using puppets and live performers. Presented by Wide Open Children’s Theatre. The Refinery, until Feb. 19. See ontheboards.ca.

DONATION DRIVE FOR HOMELESS VETERANS You are invited to drop off indoor and outdoor clothing and personal care items for homeless veterans and law enforcement personnel. Donations can be made at any of 171 Saskatchewan Legion branches until March 31. Co-organized with The Lighthouse in Saskatoon. 306-525-8739.

CAMECO MEEWASIN SKATING RINK A warm-up shelter, washrooms and skate rentals are available. Kiwanis Park beside Delta Bessborough, open daily from noon–9 p.m.

OUR MAN IN HAVANA This Clive Francis comedy sees a British vacuum cleaner salesman masquerade as a spy in Cuba. Co-produced with Vertigo Theatre in Calgary. Rawlco Radio Hall, until Feb. 19. See persephonetheatre.org.