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Activities & Events

Gimme Grimm February 19 to 21, 1pm at The Refinery Wide Open is pleased to announce “Gimme Grimm.” A trio of tales adapted from the famous Brothers Grimm into a hilarious and fun production with puppets and audience participation. “Help Us Fly” Beer-night Fundraiser Saskatoon Roller Derby League February 20, 7pm - 9pm at Winston’s Pub (in the basement) 243 - 21st St. E. Kidsport Mini Golf Tounament February 21, 12 - 5pm at Market Mall Kidsport is a children’s charity dedicated to assisting children and families facing financial obstacles to participate in sport. This event is the 9th Annual Kidsport Mini Gold Tournament. $5 per person. For more info contact the Saskatoon Sports Council at 975-0871 Abbeyfield House Annual General Meeting February 23 at 7pm, 1320 Ave. K South Visit www.AbbeyfieldSaskatoon.ca or phone 374-8148 Oxfam Book Club - 1st Meeting February 23, 7pm at Oxfam Saskatoon Office, 416 21st Street East, Suite 200 The first book is “The End of Poverty” by Jeffery Sachs, a thoughtful and critical discussion about international development. For more info contact Mary Jean Hande maryjeanh@ volunteer.oxfam.ca (306) 242-4097. The Lung Association’s Breath of Spring Tulip Campaign February 23 & 24 Donate your time for a good cause. Volunteer to deliver tulips for the Lung Association this year. For more info or to volunteer call 651-3347 Hop on Board! February 25, 7 - 8pm at Winston’s Pub and Grill, lower level, 243-21st Street East. Saskatchewan Environmental Society invites you to an information night. Find our what SES is all about and how you can be involved. For more info contact 665-1915. Saskatchewan Co-operative Association’s Second Annual Sno-Dome Classic February 26 at Ramada Hotel Golf Dome An afternoon of indoor golf games, prizes, networking with colleagues, and a silent auction. Proceeds from this FUN-draiser will support co-operative development in Saskatchewan and around the world through the work of the Saskatchewan Co-operative Youth Program (SCYP) and the Co-operative Development Foundation (CDF). Call SCA at 244-3702 for more information. Saskatoon Roller Derby League hosts “Red Deer’s Belladonnas for Broken Hearts ‘n’ Body Parts” February 27 at the Henk Ruys Soccer Centre, located at 150 Nelson Road in Saskatoon Come support your local roller derby league as they take on Red Deer’s travel team in what is sure to be a game of epic proportions. Doors open at 5:30pm and whistle blows att 7pm. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased from any roller derby girl. SRDL was formed in 2007 by a small group of girls looking for an alternative to traditional sports. In the last two years,

the league has grown to include about 40 paying members and a number of referees and volunteers. SRDL’s recent wins include smashing victories over the Pile O Bones Derby Club from Regina in May 2009 and over the Reign Valley Derby Girls in October 2009. Contact Nicole Betz 270-4486 or cruella.tkill@gmail.com

Big Sky Art Show and Sale April 9 from 7 - 9:30pm, April 10 from 10am - 5pm Held at Grace Westminster Church Auditorium The Big Sky Artists present their annual art show and sale Refreshments available. Free Admission.

Environment Canada’s “Nature Matters! Contest” Part of Environment Canada’s celebration of the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity (IYB) is the national Nature Matters! Contest. Until February 28, Canadians between the ages of 9 and 35 are invited to submit written or video essays that answer the following question: “Why is nature important to you?” Six grand-prize winners will be invited to Ottawa to attend the Grand Reopening Event of the Canadian Museum of Nature, on International Biodiversity Day, May 22. Also, these essays will be announced through Environment Canada’s network of national education and environment organizations, reaching well over one million people. For full contest details, please visit: http://www.cbin.ec.gc.ca.

Langham Theatrical Company Production April 9 -18 held at Langham Community Hall, Langham Presenting Low German Drama productions “Unkle Yakob Sein Yabersdaugh” (Uncle Jacob’s Birthday) and “Uns Faillt Ein Maun” (Required One Man). For dates & times visit www.langhamtheatricalcompany.ca

G4G Grandmothers For Grandmothers 2010 Saskatoon Fundraising Dinner March 5 at the Western Development Museum Event to support the African grandmothers who are raising their orphaned grandchildren. Reception 5:30pm, Dinner 6:30pm, Finish 9pm. Tickets cost $25 with an opportunity to donate to the Stephen Lewis Foundation (SLF) at the dinner. Speaker is Alison Flensburg, a G4G member. Title of her talk will be, “When Grandmothers Speak” There will be entertainment, a cash bar, a silent auction, raffle and door prizes. For tickets call Julia Davies 374- 4357 or Lily Krause 652-8209. Annual Chili Supper and Silent Auction March 6, 4:30 - 6pm St. Thomas Wesley United Church, Ave. H & 20 St W Adults: $8, children (12 and under) $3. Tickets available at door. Laffing Out Loud Yoga Club March 9, April 13 at 7:30pm at Cliff Wright Branch at the Lakewood Civic Centre Do you want to reduce stress, laugh, and energize your life? Join the Laffing Out Loud Yoga Club. “Champions of Children” for the Saskatoon Preschool Foundation Wednesday March 10 - deadline for nominations Do you know a teacher, instructor, or coach who has made a difference in the life of a child? Have you had a community educator, instructor, or professor who has positively affected your life as an adult?You are encouraged to nominate who you feel have made such a contribution. For nomination guidelines, visit: www.spf.sk.ca. All nominees and guests are invited to the Saskatoon Preschool Foundation Dinner on April 16 at TCU Place. “Working Fathers want to be Dads too” March 11, 7:30pm at Army, Navy, and Airforce Veterans Hall, 359 - 1st Avenue North. Presented by the Balancing Work & Family Alliance, A forum for employed fathers wanting to take an equal part in raising their young children. For more info or to register visit www.bwfa.ca Seedy Saturday March 13, 12 noon - 4:30pm at Princess Alexandra School, 210 Avenue H South. Admission is $2. Seedy Saturday is a family-friendly ecofair promoting biodiversity and sustainable living. Speakers on gardening, exhibitors, a children’s area and refreshments. More info can be found at www.chep.org. Festival of Faith Silver Jubilee Celebrating Together March 14, 2.30pm at Third Avenue United Church This event is free - all are welcome This 25th Anniversary of the Festival of Faith, will offer choral music and vocal ensembles, dance groups from several cultural traditions, Aboriginal drumming, and sacred chant from the Middle East and the Orient. It will also feature two original compositions by Dr David Kaplan; “Prayer for Peace” and “Thank You for the World”, both for combined choirs.

Saskatoon Glassworkers’ Guild 22nd Annual Glass Show Friday April 16 - 10am to 8pm Saturday, April 17 - 10am to 8pm Sunday, April 18 - 10am to 5pm To be held at Galleria, Innovation Boulevard, Innovation Place. Glass Art Display, Silent Auction, Demonstrations, Guided Tours. For more information contact glassart10@shaw.ca Women’s Journey of Faith “Sharing the Journey Seminar: Growing in Truth” April 17 at TCU Place For more info visit www.wjof.comCecilian Singers present “Mass in G+” by Franz Schubert Featuring Lisa Baldwin, Michael Harris, Chris Kelly, a string ensemble, plus other sacred and secular works. April 17, 7:30pm at Grosvenor Park United Church (Cumberland Ave. & 14th St.) For tickets call 477-0370 or www.ceciliansingers.ca Ten Thousand Villages relief for Haiti Ten Thousand Villiages will be accepting donations for Haiti relief on behalf of the Mennonite Central Committee. To donate visit your local Ten Thousand Villages. Cultural Diversity & Race Relations Calendar of Events March is Cultural Diversity and Race Relations Month February - March, 12:30-1pm University of Saskatchewan Global Health Series 2010, Winter Presentations See: www.medicine.usask.ca/international for various dates Every Wednesday until March 9 Saskatoon Public Library English practice For information: 975-7572, to register 975-7573 7pm - English as a Second Language Family Story Time Frances Morrison Library - 311 23rd St E 7 - 8:30pm - Tell us stories from your culture Mayfair Branch Library - 602 33rd St. W. February 21, 7-9pm Federation of Saskatoon Chinese Canadian Organizations Chinese New Year Celebration at TCU Place - 35 22nd St E For tickets call Chun Chen at 270-7618 or Wey Lee at 955-1148 February 25-27 U of S Freedom of Association Conference Law Building, University of Saskatchewan See: www.usask.ca/law/sallows March 3 & 4 Sask Economic Development Association/SaskMade 2010 Sustainable Saskatchewan Conference See: www.seda.sk.ca/2010_sustainable-saskatchewan-registration.html March 22, 9:30am City of Saskatoon/ Bethlehem Catholic High School / Tommy Douglas High School “Living in Harmony” awards ceremony Bethlehem Catholic High School-110 Bowlt Cres Contact Carrie Hutchison at 975-7826

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