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Whitehorse EVENTS ART SHOWS

Until Sat. Mar. 24 Art Exhibit: Unframed by Martha Richie Yukon Artists at Work Gallery Features linocut prints hand coloured with pencils, paint and chalk, mounted spiritedly on surfaces such as rag paper, birch panel or canvas. Until Sat. Mar. 31 Art Exhibit by Owen Williams’ Yukon Arts Centre “Owen Williams is 7 years old and has been into art his whole life. He likes to use art to express his ideas. Until Sat. Mar. 31 Art Exhibit - Menopause Mischief Arts Underground Exhibits painting, sculpture and film by 14 artists with connections to Dawson City. Until Mon. Apr. 30 Art Exhibit - Wild Lives Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre Explores the lives and experiences of people who work with, use, and wear Yukon’s wild fur. Thu. Mar. 8 to Sat. May 26 Art Exhibit: Filling the Void by Mark Preston Yukon Arts Centre Whitehorse based artist of Tlingit and Irish descent, Mark Preston’s contemporary pieces are inspired by minimalism and abstraction Thu. Mar. 8 to Sat. May 26 Art Exhibit: Ready Player Two by Brendan Lee Satish & Sonny Assu Yukon Arts Centre Elements from science fiction, comic book, and gaming cultures to consider how these forms alternately reinforce and transcend racial boundaries in youth culture.

LIVE MUSIC

Wed. Mar. 14 Whitewater Wednesday 7:00 pm Epic Pizza goes till we are done! Wed. Mar. 14 Paris At The White Water Jam 8:00 pm Epic Pizza Thu. Mar. 15 Spectacle Le Chant du Hibou Show 7:00 pm Hamilton and Son Guitar Shop Experience bilingual artist Sophie Villeneuve and her new cd, buy tickets online or at the door. Thu. Mar. 15 Anne Turner Jazz 7:00 pm The Social House Thu. Mar. 15 Jam Night with Ben Mahony 7:30 pm Best Western Gold Rush Inn Thu. Mar. 15 Ginger Jam 8:00 pm Epic Pizza in the Boiler room fully electric jam session with PA system, drum kit and guitars provided to musicians. Featuring guest co-hosts and performers. Thu. Mar. 15 Joe Loutchan - Fiddler on the Loose 9:00 pm 98 Hotel Fri. Mar. 16 Parker Thomas Jazz 6:00 pm Westmark Whitehorse Join Tom Connor, Nick Mah, Adam Cripps and Gui Chan for an evening of Jazz. Jammers are always welcome. Fri. Mar. 16 Ben Mahony 7:00 pm The Social House Fri. Mar. 16 Friday Night Jams 8:00 pm Town & Mountain Hotel Bring your instrument and your voice and get in the lineup of instant communitydriven music and good times! Fri. Mar. 16 Open Mic with Patrick Jacobson 8:30 pm Town & Mountain Hotel Fri. Mar. 16 Karaoke 9:00 pm Yukon Inn in the Boiler Room Sat. Mar. 17 Delhi 2 Dublin St. Patrick’s Day Concert 8:00 pm Coast High Country Inn Tickets Available at the High Country Inn or online. Sat. Mar. 17 Karaoke 9:00 pm Yukon Inn in the Boiler Room Sun. Mar. 18 Open Mic Night 3:00 pm 98 Hotel Sun. Mar. 18 Sunday Jam and Open Mic 7:00 pm Whiskey Jacks Pub & Grill Hosted by local musicians, until late, drink specials. Sun. Mar. 18 Ben Mahony 7:30 pm Best Western Gold Rush Inn Mon. Mar. 19 Monday Night Jam 8:00 pm The Social House Bring your own instrument or play one supplied. Sing some tunes for your friends or sit in and play along.

GENERAL EVENTS

Wed. Mar. 14 CBC’s Dragon’s Den Auditions 10:00 am Coast High Country Inn CBC’s Dragons’ Den auditions are coming to Whitehorse! Apply online and audition in person. For more information, please contact: Elizabeth Reid, publicist elizabeth.reid@cbc.ca or by phone 416-205-2665 Wed. Mar. 14 Spanish Conversation Group 12:00 pm Yukon Government Administration Building Join us inside the Bridges Café 6336081 Terry or Michèle Wed. Mar. 14 Spring Job & Volunteer Fair 2018 2:00 pm Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre Job seekers meet and learn about potencial employment within the Yukon, with over 30 different employment and vollunteer opportunites to be discovered. Wed. Mar. 14 TED Talk Huddle 3:30 pm (co) space coworking space` Each week we’ll select a new topic/Talk and hang around to discuss!

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You never know what amazing things some shots of mid-week creativity will spark. Wed. Mar. 14 Beginner Ceramics - Pottery with Larry Duguay 6:30 pm Arts Underground Students will be introduced to the properties of clay, wheel throwing techniques, some handbuilding and studio practice. Including glazing and firing of their work. Call 667-4080 to register. Wed. Mar. 14 Whitehorse United Church Choir Practice 7:30 pm Whitehorse United Church Wed. Mar. 14 Drinking with Scissors 8:00 pm The Social House We’ll be making some geeky and pie-themed projects. Kits with everything you need to make some awesome crafts will be available. Wed. Mar. 14 Hump Day Trivia 9:00 pm Yukon Inn in the Boiler Room Thu. Mar. 15 Free Yukoner Day MacBride Museum Every 3rd Thursday of the month. Valid Yukon ID must be presented at time of admission. Thu. Mar. 15 Hand Games 5:00 pm Kwanlin Dun Health Centre For more info contact Winston Smarch at 633-8422 Thu. Mar. 15 Camino 202 6:30 pm Hidden Valley School A fun information evening about the Camino de Santiago, the beautiful pilgrimage route across Spain. 335-4512 Thu. Mar. 15 Chess Corner 6:30 pm Yukon College Chess played in room A2101, beginners welcome, welcome to bring your own ‘lucky’ board. Everyone welcome to sit in on this game of strategy. Thu. Mar. 15 Christ Church Cathedral Choir Practice 7:30 pm Christ Church Cathedral Fri. Mar. 16 Dusk’a Friday Language Lunches 12:00 pm Duska Head Start and Family Learning Center Bring a bag lunch and come learn Southern Tutchone with our special guest speakers. Call Erin Pauls for more information 633-7816. All Kwanlin citizens and staff are welcome! Fri. Mar. 16 Aboriginal Job and Career Fair 1:00 pm Canada Games Centre Held on the 2nd floor concourse, please bring electronic copy of your resume on a USB drive. Fri. Mar. 16 Afternoon Tea and Hymn Sing 2:00 pm Christ Church Cathedral Sat. Mar. 17 Felted Landscapes Workshop 9:00 am Whitehorse, Yukon This one-day workshop, participants will learn basic techniques of needle-felting and wet-felting to create an image of a landscape suitable for hanging on a wall. Register by email northernfibres@gmail.com. Sat. Mar. 17 Dog Wash Fundraiser 10:00 am The Feed Store Pet Junction All profit goes to Mae Bachur Animal Shelter Sat. Mar. 17 Chart Writing with Annie Avery 11:00 am Whitehorse, Yukon Learn how to write a chart so that you can easily work with a band. Class limit is 7 people. Please contact Barbara at bcyukon@mac.cm for information. Sat. Mar. 17 Long Ago Yukon Speaker 1:00 pm Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre Topic of Conversation - ‘Ice Patch Arrows of the Southern Yukon, Design and Function’ with Christian Thomas. 633-6579 Sat. Mar. 17 RCGS Explorer in Residence Jill Heinerth 1:00 pm Whitehorse Public Library A seasoned explorer will share dynamic images and stunning photographs from the last finite frontiers of this planet. She will share stories about risk management, technology and synergism. Sat. Mar. 17 Crib Tournament 6:15 pm Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 254 Crib tournaments every Saturday - Member and non-members welcome. Sun. Mar. 18 Whitehorse Scrabble Club 1:00 pm Best Western Gold Rush Inn Are you a wordy person, put your words to the test and join the Scrabble Club. Must be 19+ Sun. Mar. 18 PIHD- The Taming of the Shrew Screening 2:00 pm The Old Fire Hall Witty and light-hearted in Shostakovich’s music, this vibrant production perfectly conveys Shakespeare’s brilliantly entertaining depiction of the clash between two feisty individuals. 2 hours and 5 minutes Sun. Mar. 18 Ceramics Open Studio 2:30 pm Arts Underground Non-instructed open studio. Participants are welcome to use the studio’s tools and equipment; clay and some tools are available for purchase. Every Sunday except long weekends. $5/hour. Mon. Mar. 19 Free drop-in computer labs 10:00 am Yukon Learn Free Drop-In Computer Lab for Self Directed Studies A tutor/Instructor will be available on site to assist you. 867-6686280 or toll free: 888-668-6280 Fax: 867-6334576 Mon. Mar. 19 GO The Surrounding Game 6:00 pm Starbucks Chilkoot Centre Simple Game Deep Strategy. Beginners & Visitors Welcome. For more information email: tjbowlby@gmail.com

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Mon. Mar. 19 Titan Trivia 6:00 pm TItan Gaming & Collectibles Lots of fun categories, and YUKON themed questions for the sourdoughs!! Teams of up to 6 people. Win store credit! Mon. Mar. 19 Euchre Night 6:00 pm Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 254 667-2802 Tue. Mar. 20 Second-hand Clothing Bazaar 5:30 pm Whitehorse Seventh-day Adventist Church Donations of clean clothing in good condition welcome. All proceeds go to charitable causes. For more info. call 633-3463.

KIDS & FAMILIES

Daily, Mondays to Fridays Learning Together Program 9:00 am at both Hidden Valley School and Selkirk Elementary School. Free drop-in program: playtime, group snack, circle time, craft time. Caregivers learn how to support children’s learning at home. Wed. Mar. 14 Wed. Mar. 14 Toddler Story Time 10:30 am Whitehorse Public Library Appropriate for 2 - 4 yrs. of age & caregiver, Free drop-in. Contact 667-5239 for more information. Wed. Mar. 14 Wed. Mar. 14 Sing and Sign with Me 10:30 am Family Literacy Centre Up to 18 mths. Through fun songs, rhymes and activities you and your baby can learn and practice basic baby sign language. Call 668-8698 for more details. Wed. Mar. 14 Wed. Mar. 14 Parent-Child Mother Goose 10:30 am Macaulay Lodge No Cost for these sessions, but registration is required. Register online or call 322-5990 if you need assistance. Age: Birth to 18 months. Wed. Mar. 14 Wed. Mar. 14 After School - On the Land 3:30 pm Nakwataku Potlatch House Whitehorse Activities with Elders, land based games + skills and snacks, call 334-8955 to register Wed. Mar. 14 Wed. Mar. 14 Tän Sakwäthän Youth 4:00 pm Skookum Jim Friendship Centre Different weekly topics, open to youth ages 12 - 17. For more info call 633-7683 Thu. Mar. 15 Thu. Mar. 15 Girls, Trans & Rainbow Club 3:00 pm Victoria Faulkner Women’s Centre All girls, trans, non-binary & 2-spirited folks, ages 15-21 welcome. Come together, find support and take action. Thu. Mar. 15 Thu. Mar. 15 After School - On the Land 3:30 pm Nakwataku Potlatch House Whitehorse Activities with Elders, land based games + skills and snacks, call 334-8955 to register Thu. Mar. 15 Thu. Mar. 15 Youth Drop In 5:30 pm Polarette’s Gymnastic Club Ages 10 - 17 yrs. Call 668-4794 or email info@polarettes.org for more information. Limit of 25 participants, arrive early. Fri. Mar. 16 Sun. Mar. 18 41st Annual Kilrich Building Centres Yukon Native Hockey Tournament Takhini Arena Registration now full, single day and weekend passes available. Call 668-4236 for details. Fri. Mar. 16 Fri. Mar. 16 Parent and Tot Drop In 10:00 am Polarette’s Gymnastic Club Ages 0-4 yrs. Call 668-4794 or email info@polarettes. org for more information. Limit of 25 participants, arrive early. Fri. Mar. 16 Fri. Mar. 16 Ready Set Go! 10:30 am Family Literacy Centre Ages 3+. A school readiness program designed to help preschoolers and their families prepare for Kindergarten. Call 668-8698 for more details. Fri. Mar. 16 Fri. Mar. 16 Girls Club 7:30 pm Bethany Church Call 668-4877 for more information. Sat. Mar. 17 Sat. Mar. 17 Free Day in the Clothing Room 10:00 am Church of the Nazarene Children’s, Mens and Womens clothing that was freely received, freely we want to give. Call 633-4903 for more information. Sat. Mar. 17 Sat. Mar. 17 Snowshoe Fest 10:30 am Biathlon Range All ages and skill levels are whole heartedly welcome. Sat. Mar. 17 Sat. Mar. 17 Young Explorer’s Preschool Program 10:30 am MacBride Museum Play games, create crafts, read stories and sing songs. This is a family event. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Sat. Mar. 17 Sat. Mar. 17 Family Free Play Drop In 12:30 pm Family Literacy Centre Read, make crafts and participate in imaginative play. Sat. Mar. 17 Sat. Mar. 17 Family Drop In 3:00 pm Polarette’s Gymnastic Club Ages 9 and under, must be accompanied by a parent. Call 668-4794 or email info@polarettes.org for more information. Sun. Mar. 18 Sun. Mar. 18 Kids Yoga 10:15 am Rooted Tree Massage & Yoga 45 minutes of mindfulness, growth, and movement. We play games and tell stories - for ages 5-7. Call 3348599 for more info. Sun. Mar. 18 Sun. Mar. 18 Masters 25 Release Draft 12:00 pm TItan Gaming & Collectibles Come do battle with some powerful cards. Very exciting reprints in this special anniversary set!

Sun. Mar. 18 Sun. Mar. 18 Wee Moves 2:00 pm Yukon Transportation Museum AGES 3-5, an interactive afternoon of play and science exploration Leave the kids in our capable hands and run your Sunday errands or stay with us and get your hands dirty. Save your spot by registering at weemoves@goytm.ca Sun. Mar. 18 Sun. Mar. 18 Pysanky; Ukrainian Easter Eggs 2:00 pm Arts Underground Pysanky is the Ukrainian art of egg decorating using wax and dyes. Instructor: Sheelah Tolton To register call reception at 667-4080. All ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Mon. Mar. 19 Mon. Mar. 19 March Break Youth Learn to Play Camp Better Bodies Crosstraining Centre Morning grades 3-6 Afternoon 7-9, email squashyukon.info@gmail. com or call 335-7672 to register. Mon. Mar. 19 Mon. Mar. 19 Parent and Tot Drop In 10:00 am Polarette’s Gymnastic Club Ages 0-4 yrs. Call 668-4794 or email info@ polarettes.org for more information. Limit of 25 participants, arrive early. Mon. Mar. 19 Mon. Mar. 19 Kids & Parents Yoga 4:00 pm Grace Space 335-6216 Work with breathing, holding poses for longer time, rapidity and coordination with sun salutations, relaxation and meditation. Call or email for more info. Mon. Mar. 19 Mon. Mar. 19 Stories Into Songs Performance 5:00 pm The Old Fire Hall Admission is by donation and includes refreshments, there will also be a cash bar. Tue. Mar. 20 Tue. Mar. 20 Youth Drop In 5:30 pm Polarette’s Gymnastic Club Ages 10 - 17 yrs. Call 668-4794 or email info@polarettes.org for more information. Limit of 25 participants, arrive early. Mon. Mar. 19 March Break Maker Camp Arts Underground For anyone aged 9-12 who likes creating, crafting, DYI projects, tinkering and learning. Register online Mon. Mar. 19 March Break - Youth Learn to Play Camp Better Bodies Crosstraining Centre Morning grades 3-6 Afternoon 7-9, email squashyukon.info@gmail.com or call 335-7672 to register. Tue. Mar. 20 Spring Break Camp at Łu Ghą Klukshu Champagne And Aishihik First Nation - Whitehorse Office For ages 11-18 Register in person at either CAFN offices.

MEETINGS & WORKSHOPS

Wed. Mar. 14 Northern Voices Toastmasters 7:00 am Sport Yukon Supportive members will help you develop your public speaking, communication and leadership skills. Drop-ins welcome. 867-689-6363 toastmastersyukon@ gmail.com Thu. Mar. 15 Boost Your Creative ProblemSolving 10:00 am Yukon Carpenters Union Provides concrete tips and tools you can apply immediately in your life. Email executivedirector@volunteeryukon.ca to register. Thu. Mar. 15 Sundogs Toastmasters Club 12:00 pm Sport Yukon A lunch time session to learn the skills, practice the speaking, receive the feedback to improve your public speaking, communication and leadership skills. Drop-ins welcome. 867-689-6363 toastmastersyukon@ gmail.com Thu. Mar. 15 Monthly Coalition Meeting 5:00 pm CYO Hall Monthly Coalition (Yukon AntiPoverty Coalition) meetings are held every third Thursday. Everyone is welcome! Thu. Mar. 15 Midnight Sun Toastmasters Club 5:30 pm Yukon College Room A2714. An after work meeting to help you gain confidence in public speaking, improve communication and add to your leadership skills. Drop-ins welcome. 867-689-6363 toastmastersyukon@gmail.com Thu. Mar. 15 CJUC Radio Group 5:30 pm Shipyards Park Bring your ideas and skills to the cabin and lets create great programming.Not sure if you have the skills? Email bill@cjucfm. com for more information. Thu. Mar. 15 Spring Food Drive Planning Meeting 6:00 pm Whitehorse Baptist Church Be apart of the spring food drive, volunteer and help out our community. We will elect a Food Drive coordinator and start the route planning for distribution of bags and pick up. Contact Jeremy at jeremy@whbc.ca or 335-7524 for more information. Thu. Mar. 15 TPAES Special General Meeting 7:00 pm Teen Parent Centre A special general meeting to approve changes to the constitution. 334-8835 Sat. Mar. 17 Yukon Amateur Radio Association: Coffee Discussion Group 9:00 am A&W Restaurant Casual event. Hams from outside the Yukon and those are interested are welcome

Sat. Mar. 17 PFLAG Meeting 7:00 pm Yukon College Support for those struggling with sexual orientation and gender identity in themselves or someone they know. Everyone welcome Tue. Mar. 20 Whitehorse Green Drinks 5:00 pm Town & Mountain Hotel Work in, research, or interested in conservation? Network, meet new friends. Tue. Mar. 20 Green Drinks! 5:00 pm Coast High Country Inn Everyone is welcome! Network with a lively mixture of people from NGOs, academia, government, consultants, business, and more! Tue. Mar. 20 The Yukon Conservation Society’s AGM 5:15 pm Yukon Conservation Society Refreshments served. More information 668-5678 Tue. Mar. 20 YCS Annual General Meeting 5:15 pm 302 Hawkins St. Learn about our achievements, hear about our plans for the coming year, meet our incoming Executive Director, Mike Walton, elect Board members, Cake and refreshments will be served. 668-5678 Tue. Mar. 20 Yukon Conservation Society Annual General Meeting 5:15 pm Yukon Conservation Society Learn about our work over the past year and our projects for the coming year. We’ll also present the Volunteer of the Year award and elect the new Board for 2017. RSVP info@yukonconservation.org or 668-5678 Refreshments will be served! Tue. Mar. 20 Brave New Writing Workshop 7:00 pm Brave New Writing Join us to work that creative muscle in a warm and supportive environment. This is a guided creative writing workshop using prompts to inspire, engage, and explore. Bring your favourite journal and a pen and get ready to write. Admission by donation. Tue. Mar. 20 Fireweed Community Market Society AGM 7:00 pm Canada Games Centre In the Boardroom. Please feel free to contact us for more information at info@fireweedmarket.ca Wed. Mar. 21 Northern Voices Toastmasters 7:00 am Sport Yukon Supportive members will help you develop your public speaking, communication and leadership skills. Drop-ins welcome. 867-689-6363 toastmastersyukon@ gmail.com

Alcoholics Anonymous Wednesdays

The Joy Of Living group (OM, NS) 12:00 noon 305 Wood Street -Back Entrance Porter Creek Step meeting (CM) 8:00 PM Our Lady of Victory No Puffin (CM, NS) 8:00 PM 6210 - 6th Ave Thursdays The Joy Of Living group (OM, NS) 12:00 noon 305 Wood Street -Back Entrance. Polar Group (OM) 7:30 PM 6210 - 6th ave. Fridays The Joy Of Living group (OM, NS) 12:00 noon 305 Wood Street -Back Entrance Yukon Unity Group Meeting 1:30 PM #4 Hospital Road Whitehorse Group (OM, NS) 8:00 PM 305 Wood Street - Back Entrance. Saturdays Detox Meeting (OM, NS) 1:00 PM, Sara Steel Building 609 Steele St., Main Entrance Women’s Meeting (CM, NS) 2:30 PM Whitehorse General Hospital (across from emergency) Hospital Meeting Whitehorse General Hospital (OM NS) 7:00 pm - Hospital Board Meeting. Sundays Detox Meeting (OM NS) 1:00 PM 1:00 PM, Sara Steel Building 609 Steele St., Main Entrance Hospital Meeting (OM NS) 7:00 PM Whitehorse General Hospital Mondays The Joy Of Living group (OM, NS) 12:00 noon 305 Wood Street -Back Entrance New Beginnings Group (OM, NS) 8:00 PM 6210 - 6th Ave Tuesdays The Joy Of Living group (OM, NS) 12:00 noon 305 Wood Street -Back Entrance Ugly Duckling Group (OM, NS) 8:00 PM 6210 - 6th Ave. Juste Pour Aujourd’hui (OM, NS) 7:00 PM 4141B 4th Ave. Phone: AA 1-888-453-0142 (24 hours a day)

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What's Up Yukon, March 14, 2018  

"Get Ready to Laugh"

What's Up Yukon, March 14, 2018  

"Get Ready to Laugh"