Saskatoon Express, September 21, 2015

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Piano Fridays with David Fong, The Bassment, 202 Fourth Ave. North, 4:30 to 7:15 p.m. No cover. ***** Toronto’s Zachary Lucky has returned from summer tours in the United Kingdom and United States and he will be introducing material from his new CD, Zachary Lucky Sings Copper Kettle and Dublin Blues. The Roots OCTOBER 1 concert starts at 9 p.m. The Bassment. Tickets - $15 for SJS members, $20 for non-members. Golden Heart Awards Dinner and Silent Auction at the Western Development Museum. It’s a SEPTEMBER 26 fundraiser for Amy McClure House (an interdeThe Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra launches nominational assisted living facility for seniors). its season, with Eric Paetkau embracing the Awards recognize volunteers in the community role as conductor. Saskatoon’s Samuel Deason that make significant contributions to the will play Piano Concerto No. 2 by Shostakovich quality of life for seniors. Reception at 5:30 as one of the featured selections. The second p.m.; dinner at 6:15 p.m. Guest speaker is Jeff half attraction will be New World Symphony O’Brien, the City’s archivist. Tickets are $100, by Dvorak. 7:30 p.m. TCU Place. Tickets range with a $50 tax receipt. For more information or from $60 to $14. to purchase a ticket, call the McClure Church ***** office at 306-373-1753. Hot Club Saskatoon and Styles Montreux, OCTOBER 2 aka Ross Nykiforuk, will serve up gypsy-jazz Saskatoon Senior Fitness Association swing music, with the release of a new CD. Saskatoon Sport District will hold its Annual Nykiforuk will be playing the Hammond B3. General Meeting on at Preston Park II RetireTim Campbell leads the group, Shelley Ewing ment Centre, 118 Armistice Way. Registration is will be the guest vocalist. 8 p.m. start. The Bassment. Tickets - $17 for SJS members, $22 at 1 p.m. with the meeting starting at 1:30 p.m. Refreshments served. For more information call for non-members. Sheldon Kraus 306-242-9452.

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SASKATOONEXPRESS - September 21-27, 2015 - Page 19 of Egbert and 109th Street in Sutherland). Gluten-free options. Cost: $6 per person. Social includes dessert with ice cream and beverages. Take-home desserts for sale. For more info: Kathy Chase at 306-652-0023 or ***** St. Mary’s Parish harvest supper (211 – Ave. O South). 5 p.m. One sitting only. Adults: $15. Children 5-10: $6. Tickets are available at the Parish Office – weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (306-244-2983).


Harpdog Brown, winner of the 2014 Maple Blues award as harmonica player of the year, and Little Victor, also a harmonica player, guitarist and singer, combine for a night of blues classics and originals. Show time is 8 p.m. The Bassment. Tickets - $17 for SJS members, $22 for non-members.


OCTOBER 2-3 The Canadian Prairie Lily Society (CPLS) annual lily bulb sale. Lawson Heights Mall. Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Funds raised through the bulb sale are used to provide two scholarships for students studying Horticulture at the University of Saskatchewan and a bursary for students studying Horticulture at the Olds College of Agriculture in Olds, Alta.



The Saskatoon Branch of Save the Children – Canada will hold its first meeting of the year from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Edwards Family Centre. The branch is urgently seeking new members and prospective volunteers are cordially invited to attend the meeting. A light lunch will be served. For information, please contact Dr. Mel Hosain at 306-373-9877 or, preferably, at

Global March for Elephants and Rhinos. 11:30-1:30. River Landing (by the amphitheater). Please join us in adding Saskatoon to the international chorus of people who want to raise awareness about the poaching of elephants and rhinos! Free event. For more information, call Jody at 306-653-0065 or visit


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St. Ann’s Auxiliary will be holding a Harvest tea at Holy Spirit Parish Hall from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Raffles, 50/50 draw, prize parade, door prizes and fellowship. $3 admittance. St. Ann’s Auxiliary raises funds for projects provide enhancement for the residents of St. Ann’s Senior Citizens Village. Raffle tickets are available through Margaret Schwab at 306-374-4214.

The Saskatoon Spinners and Weavers Guild welcomes members and non-members to its meeting on at 7 p.m. at Mayfair United Church, 902 33rd Street West.

SEPTEMBER 26 The second annual Nuit Blanche Saskatoon will bring Riversdale to life with over 25 artistic installations ranging from the surreal to the exciting. In conjunction with Culture Days, the festival is a chance for citizens of all ages to engage with and enjoy Saskatoon’s thriving arts scene, and offers the unique experience of exploring Saskatoon’s public space late into the night in a safe and fun environment. Nuit Blanche runs from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. ***** . Remai Modern TURN OUT: Remai Modern will be taking over the space at Drift Cafe & Lounge at 8 p.m. until late as part of Saskatoon’s Nuit Blanche late night art festival. This TURN OUT will feature an outdoor screening of the short film Night Mayor, by the provocative director Guy Maddin, & live music by The Avulsions & Wasted Cathedral. We will also be launching our second MIXTAPE in the series, with a playlist created by Guy Maddin himself. Dj’s from Saskatoon’s Sunglasses. After Dark crew will be spinning in the third-floor lounge. Visit for more details.

SEPTEMBER 27 Multiple Myeloma March – to raise awareness of this rare incurable blood cancer. The march begins at the Education Building on the U of S campus. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., with the march at 10 a.m. No registration fee. For more details visit or call 306- 242-2703. All proceeds to Myeloma Canada. ***** The second annual Climb Mount Blackstrap in support of NASHI’s work is taking place at 1 p.m. This is a Family Event - when you reach the top of the mountain you will declare freedom for those who are unable to do so. This event raises awareness of human trafficking in the world, in our country, and in our community. Your involvement helps girls and women find hope and freedom for their lives. Pledges:​$30 individuals; $50 family; $100 business/organization/team. To participate, call Betti at (306) 222-7441, or email your first name, last name and phone number to​ ***** Cobblers, Crisps and Coffee Cake Social at noon at St. Matthew’s Anglican Church (corner

OCTOBER 4 St. George’s Cathedral fall supper. St. George’s Auditorium: 4:30 and 6 p.m. sittings. Adults $15, 6-12 $10, 5 and under free. Advance tickets only, deadline Sept. 30. Call 306-6643459, 306-382-7657 or 306-249-0493 for tickets. ***** Sts-Martyrs-Canadiens Parish is hosting its annual turkey supper at the parish hall (1007 Windsor Street). There will be two sittings: 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. For tickets, call Muriel at 665-9103 or 280-4219. Adults: $12; Children 5 – 12 years: $5; Children under 5: By donation.



Saturday, September 26th at 2:00 pm PRO Truck

Street Stock

ALL IN ONE RACE Sask Legends


Sunday, September 27th at 2:00 pm Annual Ultimate Enduro and Demolition Derby


Advance Discount Tickets at (Kids 12 & under free) and other interested people. The Café is a twohour get together with refreshments, entertainment and information. First Saturday of the month from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Sherbrooke Community Centre.

First and Third Sunday of every month

Every Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

Pet Loss Support Group offers support and comfort to people who are struggling with the loss of a beloved companion animal due to old age, sickness or other reasons. The no-obligation support group meets at 2 p.m. at the W.A. Edwards Centre, 333 4th Avenue North, Saskatoon. For more information or telephone support, call 306343-5322.

Overeaters Anonymous: Is food a problem for you? Do you eat when you’re not hungry? Do you binge, purge or restrict? Is your weight affecting your life? We are a non-profit 12-step group that meets on Tuesdays at noon, Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. For more information including locations visit

Every Wednesday

Bridge City Senioraction Inc: Classes every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Registration is $20, drop-in fee is $2. For information, call Sheila at 306-931-8053 or Kathy at 306-244-0587.

Every Thursday

Saskatoon International Folkdance Club meets Thursdays at 7 pm in Albert Community Centre (Rm. 13, 610 Clarence Ave. S.). Learn dances First Monday of every month from many countries. First night is free. (306) Saskatoon Ostomy Association meetings at 7:30 374-0005; p.m. at Mayfair United Church. Meetings are held ***** on the first Monday of the month except when Le Choeur des plaines welcomes you to sing and there is a holiday. If so, meetings are on the socialize in French each Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at second Monday. L’École canadienne française at 1407 Albert AvFirst Tuesday of every month enue. The choir is directed by Michael Harris and accompanied by Rachel Fraser. All who wish to Left Behind by Suicide is a drop-in support group sustain or practice their French are welcome. For for individuals who have lost a loved one to more information, call Rachel at 306-343-6641 suicide. Located at W.A. Edwards Family Centre, or Jean at 306-343-9460. 333 4th Ave. North, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. There is ***** no cost to attend. For more information, email Karousels Dance Club - choreographed ballroom dancing. New dancers classes Sept. 18, 25, Oct. ***** 2. Cotinues to April at Albert Community Centre, FROMI - Friends and Relatives of People with second floor. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For information, Mental Illness meetings will run from 7:30 p.m. call 306-290-5486. to 9:30 p.m. at W.A. Edwards Family Centre, 333 First and Third Wednesday of Fourth Avenue North (wheelchair accessible). the month If you have a loved one or friend with a mental illness and you need understanding support, con- Resporados support group for people with breathing difficulties taking place at 1:30 p.m. at Mayfair tact Carol at 306-249-0693, Linda at 306-9332085, Lois at 306-242-7670 or e-mail fromisk@ United Church (33rd Street West). For more information, contact Debbie at 306-664-4992.

Depression Support Group runs on the first and third Wednesday of each month, from 6:30 p.m. SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER to 8 p.m. at the CMHA building (1301 Avenue P Design your dream yard with Gardens Four North). This is open to anyone struggling with deSeasons. Throughout the month, a chance pression and family members wanting to support will be offered to professionally design the landscape for your yard. $299 for five sessions. them. For more info, call 306-270-9181. ***** For more information, contact Denise at 306St. George’s Senior Citizen’s Club (1235 20th St. 244-0049 or visit West) have bingos and Kaiser from noon until 4 EVERY THIRD WEDNESDAY p.m. The club is campaigning for new members The Bruno Groening Circle of Friends in Saswho are 55+. Memberships are $5 per year with katoon has a support circle using integrative discounts included. For further info call 306-384healing based on the teaching of Bruno Groen- 4644 or 306-716-0204. ing open to all without charge. Contact circle. Third Thursday, 306-664-3331.

Third Monday of Every Month


of the Month

The Saskatoon Prostate Cancer Support Group meets every month except July and August at Schizophrenia Society of Saskatoon Family 7:30 p.m. in the W. A. Edwards Family Centre, Support Group will run from 7:30pm to 9:00pm across from the Saskatoon Funeral Home. For at the W.A Edwards Family Centre, 333 Fourth more information call Murray Hill at 306-242Avenue North. The group is attended entirely 5893 or email by family members and friends of people living Second Wednesday with schizophrenia and related disorders. For of the Month more information contact, email: ssswellnesFriendship Force International, Saskatoon and or call 306-374-2224 Area Club is an organization of more than 360 First Saturday of every clubs in more than 50 countries throughout the month world. FFI allows you to enjoy economical travel The MindFULL Café, part of the international while forging new friendships with club members Alzheimer Café movement, provides an opfrom around the world. For more information, visit portunity to meet in a relaxed social setting for To attend a meeting persons with dementia, family, care partners contact Lynne Stade at 306-933-4835 or lstade@

Tuesdays and Thursdays

Newcomers’ Club The Saskatoon Newcomers’ Club welcomes new female residents in the Saskatoon area, as well as those who have recently undergone a significant change in lifestyle (such as relationship status, retirement, or becoming a new parent). A new resident is defined as one who has not resided in Saskatoon and/or surrounding area for more than three years. The club holds monthly dinner outings, coffee gatherings, book club and other planned activities. If interested, please reply by email to

Saskatoon Mood Disorder Support Group The Saskatoon mood disorder support group for people with bi-polar, depression and other related mental health problem meets at the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church at 323 Fourth Ave. South (south entrance) at 7:30 p.m. For more information call Al at 306-716-0836 or Lindi at 306-491-9398.

Card Games Cosmo Senior Centre (614 11th Street East): 1:30 on Monday (Kaiser), Wednesday (Whist) and Friday (Kaiser and crib). 1 p.m. on Tuesday (Bridge) and Thursday (Bridge).

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