Bridges Events Dec. 7-13

Event listings are a free, community service offered by Bridges. Listings will be printed if space permits. Submission deadline is two weeks before the publication date. Please send submissions to bridges@thestarphoenix.com.

# MUSIC

Fri., Dec. 7

Piano Friday: Grant Currie / The Trudel Family: The Bassment, 202 Fourth Ave. N.

Better Than Nothing: Buds on Broadway, 817 Broadway Ave.

Billy Bob: Army & Navy Club, 359 First Ave. N.

William and the Shadows: Fairfield Seniors’ Centre, 103 Fairmont Ct.

Uklectic Fred: McNally Robinson, 3130 Eighth St. E.

Black Hell Oil w/ Chronobot and The Switching Yard: Black Cat Tavern, 801 Broadway Ave.

Funk the Halls: The Funk Hunters and Mat the Alien: Capitol Music Club, 244 First Ave. N.

The Funk Hunters

Xmas Passa Passa: DJs Scott Turner, Heywood, and Tacubano: Coors Event Centre, 241 Second Ave. S.

Ecila: Amigos Cantina, 806 Dufferin Ave.

Live Sax Show: Gregory Edmunds: Cut Casual Steak and Tap, 416 21st St. E.

Sat., Dec. 8

Jazz Singer YuleFest: Kim Salkeld Quartet: The Bassment, 202 Fourth Ave. N.

Chrome Empire: Buds on Broadway, 817 Broadway Ave.

Jam session / Billy Bob: Army & Navy Club, 359 First Ave. N.

The Rhythmaires: Downtown Legion, 606 Spadina Cres. W.

Gopher Broke: McNally Robinson, 3130 Eighth St. E.

The Dylan Cooper Band w/ Taylor Jade and Sharp Tail: Amigos Cantina, 806 Dufferin Ave.

Live Sax Show: Gregory Edmunds: Cut Casual Steak and Tap, 416 21st St. E.

Sun., Dec. 9

Sunday night jam: Buds on Broadway, 817 Broadway Ave.

Mon., Dec. 10

Bad Habits: Buds on Broadway, 817 Broadway Ave.

Tues., Dec. 11

Bad Habits: Buds on Broadway, 817 Broadway Ave.

Wed., Dec. 12

Brewster and the Roosters: Buds on Broadway, 817 Broadway Ave.

Thurs., Dec. 13

Brewster and the Roosters: Buds on Broadway, 817 Broadway Ave.

Killitorous w/ Sakred and Wasted Heretics: Black Cat Tavern, 801 Broadway Ave.

# THEATRE

Jack and the Snow Queen: Dec. 7-23 at Dancing Sky Theatre, 201 Queen St. in Meacham. A dinner theatre production. The seventh instalment of the Prairie Panto series. When the widow Spriggins’ heart starts to turn to ice, she is kidnapped by the Snow Queen and it is up to her slow-headed son Jack to rescue her. Tickets at ontheboards.ca, 306-376-4445.

Alone at Home: Runs to Dec. 8 at Broadway Theatre. Produced in association with GTNT. A Rez Christmas Story. In a spoof of the Home Alone holiday show, the home invaders are actually spirited guests visiting the home of Sihkos. Tickets at 306-652-6556, broadwaytheatre.ca.

Christmas Presence: Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m., at Studio 914, 914 20th St. W.; and Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., at College Park Covenant Church, 909 Acadia Dr. Presented by Burnt Thicket Theatre. A mash-up of stories, songs, and poetry exploring the nativity with a messy but joyful hope. Admission by suggested donation or a new stuffie at the door. Funds raised support Stephen’s Backpacks.

Ethan Claymore: Runs to Dec. 14 at the German Cultural Centre, 160 Cartwright St. E. A dinner theatre show presented by Mini Fridge Theatre. Ethan Claymore has been mourning his dead wife for five years when his neighbour sets him up with the new schoolteacher. Tickets at 306-244-6869 ext 203. Information at minifridgetheatre.com.

Miracle on 34th Street: Runs to Dec. 16 at Barn Playhouse, north of Saskatoon. Presented by Lux Radio Theatre. Delivered as an old-time radio play, this Christmas classic tells the story of a department store Santa who claims to be the real thing. Tickets at 306-239-4600.

Fiddler on the Roof: Runs to Dec. 19 at Persephone Theatre. Tevye, a poor milkman, is deeply devoted to his five daughters and tries to instil them with traditional values in the face of great change and upheaval in Russia. Tickets at 306-384-7727, persephonetheatre.org.

# SPECIAL EVENTS

Holiday Hoopla: Dec. 7 at The Refinery, 609 Dufferin Ave. Holiday songs and rhymes for children, presented by Sylvia Chave. Tickets at 306-653-5191, ontheboards.ca, or at the door.

Holiday Hoopla with Sylvia Chave

Winter Wonders Handmade Market: Dec. 7, 4:30 to 9:30 p.m.; and Dec. 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall, 535 Eighth St. E. Hosted by Flock and Gather. Artwork, jewelry, toys, doughnuts, craft beer from local and regional makers. Admission at the door. Information at flockandgather.ca.

Slim Chance: Friday nights, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the German Cultural Centre, 160 Cartwright St. E. Performing top of the charts oldies. Information at 306-244-6869.

A Night in Movement: Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m., at The Refinery, 609 Dufferin Ave. Choreographed acroyoga and dance with Scott’s Flyers, The SK Dance Project, and Dessert Beats Belly Dance. Tickets at 306-653-5191, ontheboards.ca.

Christmas Dance: Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m., at the Downtown Legion, 606 Spadina Cres. W. Hosted by Classic Dance Club. Lessons and social ballroom dancing, and a snack buffet. Information at classicdanceclub.ca.

Xmas Spectacular and Beer Cheer Fundraiser: Dec. 7, 8 p.m., at Free Flow Dance Centre, 424 25th St. W. Hosted by Rosebud Burlesque Club. Admission at the door and beer donations welcome. A 19+ event. Proceeds support charity.

Country Gospel Breakfast Buffet and Concert: Dec. 8, 9 a.m., at Smiley’s Buffet, 705 Circle Dr. E. Hosted by the Country Gospel Music Association. Featuring The Amundson Family Band. Admission at the door. Information at 306-242-7431, 306-229-8600.

Westside Community Centre’s Clothing Depot: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 3488 Fairlight Dr. Free clothing for all ages, free baked goods from a local bakery. They take donations of clothing, footwear, accessories and toys. Information at 306-222-8737.

Christmas Yamarok Bazaar & Perohy Dinner: Dec. 8, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at St. Joseph’s Home, 33 Valens Dr. Presented by St. Joseph’s Home Auxiliary. Ukrainian food, icons, crafts and raffles. Admission is free.

Pops 2: 12 Days of Christmas: Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m., at TCU Place. The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra hosts a holiday variety show. Featuring Eileen Laverty, Trevor Wingerter, and Garry Gable. Tickets at 306-975-7799, tcutickets.ca.

Christmas Dinner and Dance: Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m., at Nutana Legion, 3021 Louse St. E. Festivities, dinner, live music, and egg nog. Tickets at 306-374-6303.

Broadway’s Spirit of Christmas: Runs to Dec. 8 along Broadway Avenue. Night market, carollers, Selfies with Santa, scavenger hunt, and various prizes. Information and schedule on Facebook.

Bluegrass Brunch: Sundays, noon to 2 p.m., at Bon Temps Café, 223 Second Ave. S. Live music. Admission is free.

Saskatoon Men’s Chorus Christmas Concert: Dec. 9, 2:30 p.m., at Grace-Westminster United Church, 505 10th St. E. Tickets from members, McNally Robinson, inquiries@saskatoonmenschorus.ca.

Make a Joyful Noise: Dec. 9, 3 p.m., at Zion Lutheran Church, 323 Fourth Ave. S. The Cecilian Singers’ Christmas concert. Tickets from choir members, at McNally Robinson, or at the door.

Buddhist Meditation: Sundays, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Guided meditation taught by the monks from the Buddha Meditation Centre of Saskatoon. Class is free. Information at meditationsaskatoon.org, 306-374-2840.

An Evening of Harmony: Dec. 9, 7 p.m., at Mayfair United Church, 902 33rd St. W. Featuring Chimo Chordsmen Barbershop Chorus and 42nd Street Singers. With Acoustic Theory Youth and Doo-ly Noted Quartet. Tickets from chorus members or at the door. Information at 306-361-7503.

Christmas Memories: Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., at Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Ave. Eclipse Chorus performs. Tickets from chorus members, 306-652-6556, broadwaytheatre.ca.

Saskatoon Concert Band Auxiliary: Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., at Grace-Westminster United Church, 505 10th St. E. Saskatoon Concert Band Auxiliary performs. Tickets from members, McNally Robinson, or at the door.

Older Adult Exercise (Forever in Motion): Dec. 10 and 13, 10:30 a.m., at Circle Drive Alliance Church, 3035 Preston Ave S. A drop-in fitness class geared for adults ages 60+. Admission is free. Information at 306-655-2286.

Weekly Bingo: Mondays, 12:30 p.m., at Army & Navy Club, 359 First Ave. N. With raffle draws. Everyone is welcome.

Modern Square Dance Beginner Class: Mondays, 8 to 10 p.m., mid-September to mid-April, at All Saints Anglican Church Hall, 1801 Lorne Ave. Exercise for the body and the mind. Information at 306-253-4453, 306-242-2209.

Noon Festival of Carols: Dec. 10-13, 17-20, noon, at TCU Place. Saskatoon school choirs perform festive songs. Admission is free. Bagged lunches are welcome.

Canadian Light Source (CLS) Public Tours: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 2:30 p.m., at the Canadian Light Source, 44 Innovation Blvd. The synchrotron research facility is open to the public for tours. Preregistration is required. Contact 306-657-3644, outreach@lightsource.calightsource.ca/tours.html.

Christmas Legacy Event: Dec. 11, 10:30 a.m., in the atrium at Elim Church, 419 Slimmon Rd. A 55+ event. Special music, Christmas carols, and a testimony by Dr. Jean Barsness. With a turkey dinner. Admission at the door. Reserve a seat at 306-374-1700, colleen@elimchurch.ca.

Community Senior’s Games Group: The second Tuesday of the month, September to May, 1:30 p.m., at St. Martin’s United Church. Information at 306-373-0087 or 306-374-3269.

Nutana Legion Weekly Events: Tuesdays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., barbecue burger night. Information at 306-374-6303.

Saskatoon Choral Society Rehearsals: Tuesdays, September to December and January to April, 7 p.m., at Grace-Westminster United Church, 505 10th St. E. Everyone is welcome. No auditions required. Information at yxe.choral@gmail.com.

Cued Old Time Dancing: The second and fourth Tuesday of the month October through April, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., at Sunnyside Nursing Home, 2200 St. Henry Ave. Hosted by Saskatoon Pattern Dance Club. Information at 306-374-9383, 306-382-5107.

Magic City Chorus Rehearsals: Tuesdays, 7 p.m., at St. Paul’s United Church, 454 Egbert Ave. The chorus is a four-part a cappella harmony group of singers and performers. New members of all voice ranges are welcome. Information at magiccitychorus.comlouiseburton21@gmail.com.

Saskatoon Brass Band Rehearsals: Saskatoon Brass Band rehearses Tuesdays, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.; Saskatoon Youth Brass rehearses Thursdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; and Bridge City Brass rehearses Thursdays, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Information at 306-934-1470.

St. George’s Senior Citizen’s Club: Weekly at St. George’s Senior Citizen’s Centre, 1235 20th St. W. Bowling Tuesdays and Thursdays, and card playing Wednesdays, 1 to 4 p.m. For seniors ages 55+. Information at 306-382-7657, 306-716-0204, 306-382-4390, 306-717-8773.

Carpet Bowling: Wednesdays, 1:15 p.m., at Mayfair United Church. Beginner and experienced adult players are welcome. Information at 306-651-2151.

All About Us: Weekly Wednesday suppers. A singles social group for people in their 50s to 70s. With movie nights, games nights, and events. No membership dues. Information at allaboutus@shaw.ca, 306-249-0254.

Memory and Light Service: Dec. 12, 7 p.m., at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 436 Spadina Cres. E. A time to recognize our bereavement and losses in the Christmas season. Refreshments will follow. Everyone is welcome. Information at 306-229-7846.

Circle for Natural Healing: Every third Wednesday, 7 p.m., at Prairie Star Gallery, 1136 Eighth St. E. Engaging innate healing potential. Admission is by donation. Next session Dec. 12. Information at 306-664-3331, circle.saskatoon@gmail.com.

Buddhist Recovery Meeting: Wednesdays until Dec. 19, 7 to 8 p.m., at Night Oven Bakery, 629B First Ave. N. An open meeting using Buddhist teachings and meditation to support those in recovery from addictive behaviours and/or substances. No previous knowledge of Buddhism required.

Drama Queen Martyr: Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m., at Paved Arts, 424 20th St. W. An album release show. Featuring Twin Voices. Admission at the door. Information on Facebook.

St. John Bosco Seniors Carpet Bowling Club: Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m., and Sundays, 1:30 p.m., except long weekends, September to May. Information at 306-382-8021, 306-382-2953, 306-382-4606.

FASD Network Support Meetings: Wednesdays at the FASD Network office, 510 Cynthia St. An informative and engaging space for individuals living with FASD and their caregivers. Admission is free. Schedule and information at saskfasdnetwork.ca/events.

Choeur des Plaines Rehearsals: Wednesday evenings at l’École Canadienne-Française, 1407 Albert Ave. Saskatoon’s francophone choir rehearses. Men and women are welcome to join. Information at choeurdesplaines@sasktel.net, 306-343-9460.

Christmas Concerts: Dec. 12-14, 7:30 p.m., at The Cathedral of the Holy Family, 123 Nelson Rd. Joy of Vox performs. Tickets at joyofvox.com.

Carpet Bowl: Thursdays, 12:15 p.m., at Nutana Legion Hall, 3021 Louise Ave. Hosted by the Nutana Senior Citizens Association. Lunch and coffee are available for a fee.

Seniors’ Mayfair Hub Club Program: Dec. 13, 1:30 to 4 p.m., at Mayfair United Church, 902 33rd St. W. Hosted by Saskatoon Council on Aging. A program for independent seniors citywide. A holiday social with live music. Admission is free. Information at 306-652-2255, scoa.ca.

Thursday Night Art Market: Dec. 13, 5 to 9 p.m., at the Saskatoon Farmers’ Market. Shop handmade treats and visit the market restaurants. Admission is free.

Letterkenny Live! — The Encore: Dec. 13, 6 p.m., at TCU Place. Featuring sketches, unseen videos, and standup comedy. Tickets at 306-975-7799, tcutickets.ca.

Letterkenny’s K. Trevor Wilson (R) and Nathan Dales.

Saskatoon Lions Band Rehearsals: Thursday evenings, 6 to 7:15 p.m., drummers until 8 p.m., adult drumline 7:30 to 9 p.m. The marching band is for ages 12-19. New members must have one year experience. Preregistration required at 306-249-5013, brenda.armstrong@sasktel.net.

Saskatoon Nature Society Speaker Series: Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m., in Rm 106 of the U of S Biology Building. Ryan Brooks speaks on Hogs on the Lam: large, intelligent, invasive and in your back forty. Admission is free and everyone is welcome. Information at saskatoonnaturesociety.sk.ca or Facebook.

Enchanted Forest: Runs to Jan. 4, 5:30 to 10 p.m., at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park. Their 20th anniversary light tour. The holiday light tour features a new light display. With a Light Walk Jan. 5, 5:30 to 9 p.m. Admission at the gate or car passes at and Saskatoon Shoppers Drug Mart or Co-Op. Information at enchanted-forest.org.

This year’s BHP Enchanted Forest at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park opens with a Lights Walk Nov. 16.

Eaton’s Once Upon a Christmas: Runs to Jan. 6 at the Western Development Museum, 2610 Lore Ave. The traditional holiday animated exhibit is on display. Regular admission at the door. Information at wdm.ca.

Eaton’s Once Upon A Christmas display at the Western Development Museum.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Meetings: Mornings, afternoons, or evenings at a number of chapters in Saskatoon. A support group for anyone wanting to lose weight. New members are welcome, and first meeting is free. Information at tops.org, 306-242-7180.

Weekly Activities for Seniors: Held regularly at Cosmo Senior’s Centre, 614 11th St. E. For 55 plus. Yoga, exercises, bridge, whist, cribbage and Kaiser. Potluck lunch the third Monday of the month, October to April. Drop-in fees at the door. New members are welcome. There is a membership fee. Schedule and information at 306-373-8693.

Al-Anon Group Meetings: Weekly meetings in Saskatoon. Open to anyone who has been affected by someone else’s drinking. Information at sk-alanon.ca, 306-665-3838.

English for Employment Class: Hosted by the Saskatoon Open Door Society. Improve English pronunciation and communication, and learn what you need to find work in Saskatoon. Information or registration at 306-250-4337, 306-653-4464, 306-250-4338, jhaugen@sods.sk.ca, ajunek@sods.sk.ca.

# ART

Paved Arts: Until Dec. 8 at 424 20th St. W. The World of Ideal Bounds by Ruth Marsh.

AKA Artist-Run: Until Dec. 8 at 424 20th St. W. Compulsion and Heart by Maya Stovall. Locals Only by Justin Langlois, Alana Bartol, Vanessa Kwan, Lisa Hirmer and Holly Schmidt, through June 2019.

Remai Modern: Until Dec. 9 at 102 Spadina Cres. Julie Oh: RBC Emerging Artist Series. III: HeavyShield, Knowles, Cameron-Weir runs to Jan. 20. Pablo Picasso: Process & Poetry and more are ongoing.

St. Thomas More Gallery: Until Dec. 14 at 1437 College Dr. Community Arts Program Student Exhibition.

The Gallery at Frances Morrison Central Library: Until Dec. 20 at 311 23rd St. E. Topophilia by Diane Larouche Ellard.

Darrell Bell Gallery: Through December at 405-105 21st St. E. Lindsey Love & Trevor McDonald.

Gallery on the Greens: Until Jan. 1 at 2325 Preston Ave., in Market Mall. Crockery — The Useful Pot by Bonnie Gilmour.

Market Mall Children’s Playland Art Gallery: Until Jan. 1 at 2325 Preston Ave., in Market Mall. City of Bridges by students from St. Maria Goretti Community School.

Beautiful Night by Jasmine D., Grade Four is on display at the Market Mall Children’s Playland Art Gallery.

City of Bridges by Jedric L., Grade Eight is on display at the Market Mall Children’s Playland Art Gallery.

City Bridge by Justin L., Grace Five is on display at the Market Mall Children’s Playland Art Gallery.

SCYAP Gallery: Until Jan. 3 at 253 Third Ave. S. Paintings by Lee Cooney Art.

Saskatchewan Craft Council: Until Jan. 5 at 813 Broadway Ave. Passages by Paula Cooley and Louisa Ferguson.

Centre East Galleries: Until Jan. 6 at The Centre, 3510 Eighth St. E. Photography by the Saskatoon Camera Club, Bryan Mierau, Scott Prokop, art by Grosvenor Park Artists, display by the BHP Enchanted Forest.

Remai Modern: Until Jan. 6 at 102 Spadina Cres. E. Ellen Moffat, Small Sonorities: A Little Piece of String. Rosa Barba: Send Me Sky runs to Jan. 13. III: HeavyShield, Knowles, Cameron-Weir runs to Jan. 20. Pablo Picasso: Process & Poetry and more are ongoing.

The Gallery/Art Placement Inc.: Until Jan. 10 at 238 Third Ave. S. About a Lake by Clint Hunker.

Ukrainian Museum of Canada: Until Feb. 2 at 910 Spadina Cres. E. Vistas: Impressions in Thread by Monika Kinner-Whalen.

# FAMILY

Children’s Play Centre: Daily at Lawson Heights Mall. A fun, safe, environment for preschool children to play. Adults must stay with and supervise children at all times.

Market Mall Children’s Play Centre: Daily just off the food court at Market Mall. This play area is free and has different level slides.

Postnatal Yoga: Mondays, noon to 1 p.m., at Pregnancy and Parenting Health Centre, 248 Third Ave. S. Beginner to intermediate yoga designed to help with postpartum recovery. Register at birthrhythms.ca. No class on stat holidays.

Prenatal Yoga: Mondays, 6 to 7 p.m., at Pregnancy and Parenting Health Centre, 248 Third Ave. S. Taught by a doula and certified yoga teacher. Call 306-251-0443 or email msjpriestley@gmail.com. No class on stat holidays.

Stay and Play: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9:15 to 11:15 a.m., September through April. For children up to age five. Semi-structured, crafts, snacks, story time, toys, activities. Email stayandplaysaskatoon@gmail.com or visit the Facebook page.

Shop ‘n Stroll: Wednesdays, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., meet in front of Customer Service at Lawson Heights Mall. Power-walking, body-sculpting moves and socializing for parents and babies. Preregister at runnersandbootiesfitness.com. No classes on stat holidays.

Stars and Strollers: Wednesdays, 1 p.m., at Centre Cinemas in The Centre. Choice of two movies each week in a baby-friendly environment.

Scooters: Thursdays, 9:15 to 11:15 a.m., October to May, at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1636 Acadia Dr. A drop-in indoor playgroup for children ages 0-5 and their parents/caregivers. Information at scooters@ebap.ca, emmanuelbaptist.ca/scooters, or Facebook.

Breastfeeding Cafe: Thursdays, 10 to 11:30 a.m., at Westwinds Primary Health Centre, 3311 Fairlight Dr. A drop-in support group for breastfeeding women.

Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes: Monthly classes, 6 to 8 p.m. at City Centre Family Physicians, 200-3211 Preston Ave. S. Taught by Registered Nurses/Lactation Consultants. Register at cindyandjana.com/classes.

Playgroup: Monthly and seasonal events. Hosted by Prairie Hearts Learning Community, a group of families inspired by Waldorf philosophy. Programming is aimed at children ages two to five, but all ages welcome. Information on their Facebook page.

Remai Modern: Ongoing regular art programs for all ages. Includes Creative Space on Saturdays and Scotiabank Something on Sundays. Find the calendar at remaimodern.org.

Saskatoon Public Library Programs: Ongoing daily programs for children and families. Find the calendar at saskatoonlibrary.ca.

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