Monday Dec 5

SEASONAL JOY Each fall through spring the Regina Floral Conservatory presents a rotating series of floral displays. Regina Floral Conservatory (1450B 4th Ave.), open daily 1 – 4:30 p.m. The display runs until Jan. 8. reginafloralconservatory.ca

CPP & OAS: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW This is an online event. Starts at 2 p.m. reginalibrary.ca

CONSERVATORY GROUP PROGRAM SHOWCASE This event includes live music, dance and theatre. Darke Hall, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. uregina.ca

CP HOLIDAY TRAIN After a two year break, this holiday celebration returns. Performers are Tenille Townes and Aysanabee, with proceeds to support the Regina Food Bank. Old Mosaic Stadium, train arrives at 7:15 p.m. cpr.ca/holiday-train/canada

DROP-IN TESTING CLINIC This clinic will run Mondays throughout the fall. It’s hosted by Planned Parenthood, and will test for sexually transmitted and bloodborne infections. Central Library, 1 – 4 p.m. reginalibrary.ca

Music

THE CHRISTMAS MESSIAH This performance of Handel’s holiday classic is presented by Regina Philharmonic Chorus and Halcyon Chamber Choir. Knox-Metropolitan Church, Dec. 5 – 6 at 7:30 p.m. reginaphilharmonic.com

THE MINISTRY OF GROOVE at Bushwakker Brewpub, 7:30 p.m. bushwakker.com

Tuesday Dec 6

DROP-IN FREE TAX CLINIC This event is designed for lower income people with relatively simple tax situations. Central Library, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. reginalibrary.ca

WALK-IN VACCINE CLINIC This event is hosted by Saskatchewan Health Authority. Glen Elm Library, 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. reginalibrary.ca

RESTING POTENTIAL This new film by Regina filmmaker Mark Wihak has nine chapters which streamed online from Nov. 24 to Dec. 2. All nine chapters of the film, which was shot in Regina with a mostly local cast and crew, are now available online. The total running time is 68 minutes, and the story sees a youngish woman (Kaitlyn Semple) go through a series of events which cause her to re-think her understanding of life. restingpotentialfilm.com

FIRST DRAFT: CONVERSATIONS ON WRITING This online event is presented by Saskatchewan Writers Guild. Guest authors are Sandy Marie Bonny and Sarah Ens. Runs noon – 1 p.m. skwriter.com

AIDS PROGRAMS SOUTH SASKATCHEWAN This drop-in program offers a chance to learn about harm reduction, addiction and recovery services, HIV related services and more. Central Library, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. reginalibrary.ca

STITCH, MAKE & CHAT This event is for people who knit, scrapbook and do other crafts. George Bothwell Library, 1 – 3 p.m. reginalibrary.ca

GHANAIAN COOKING AND CULTURE This workshop is hosted by Vinolia Apakoh (Akwaaba Foods) and includes a food tasting. Sunrise Library, 6:30 – 8: 30 p.m. reginalibrary.ca

CHEWSDAY CHALLENGE Weekly gathering of tabletop game enthusiasts. Boston Pizza North, 6:30 p.m. saskgames.com

WAR BOOK CLUB This discussion group looks at war history. Central Library, 7 p.m. reginalibrary.ca

DON’T STOP READING BOOK CLUB Tonight: Lucy Foley’s 2020 mystery The Guest List about an elite wedding set on a remote Irish island. Sherwood Village Library, 7 p.m. reginalibrary.ca

Music

THE CHRISTMAS MESSIAH This performance of Handel’s holiday classic is presented by Regina Philharmonic Chorus and Halcyon Chamber Choir. Knox-Metropolitan Church, 7:30 p.m. reginaphilharmonic.com

Wednesday Dec 7

CITY COUNCIL MEETING People can attend this meeting in person, or view online. City Hall, 9 a.m. See regina.ca for agenda.

THRIVE COUNSELLING This free counselling session is provided by Family Service Regina, and is available on a drop-in basis. Central Library, 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. reginalibrary.ca

TAX TIPS FOR ADULTS 65+ Guest speaker for this event, hosted by Lifelong Learning Centre, is Laverne Stevenson (Canada Revenue Agency). CB 112, noon – 1 p.m. uregina.ca

CO-OP CONVERSATIONS This online event is hosted by Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy. Today’s topic: Making financial services accessible for underserved communities. Runs noon – 1 p.m. schoolofpublicpolicy.sk.ca

TANSI TALK SERIES This online event is presented by Saskatchewan Writers Guild. Featured is a conversation between Mika Lafond and author Catherine Laverty on This House Is Not a Home: Incorporating Allegories in Literature. Runs 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. skwriter.com

IN-PERSON DATE NIGHT This event has in-person and online options. Tonight’s activity: Gratitude Bundles. George Bothwell Library, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. reginalibrary.ca

UNDERSTANDING THE FINANCIAL IMPACT OF DIVORCE FOR WOMEN This is an online event. Runs 7 – 8 p.m. reginalibrary.ca

MAKING SPIRITS BRIGHT This holiday themed production sees Globe Theatre present radio-style adaptations of two short stories. The stories are A Coyote Solstice Tale by Thomas King and A Voice for Christmas by W.O. Mitchell. Artesian, until Dec. 23. globetheatrelive.com

BLOMSTER | GARDEN PLOTS | LAND(ING) This is a collaborative multimedia dance project from Kathryn Ricketts that incorporates digital gardens, generative soundscapes, and video to explore issues such as the place of nature in our digital world and ideas of identity tied to land, immigration and belonging. Local Market YQR, Dec. 7 – 9, 7:30 p.m. oncueregina.ca

Music

CONSERVATORY ORCHESTRA & STRING PROGRAM SHOWCASE at Darke Hall, 6:30 p.m. darkehall.ca

REGINA MALE VOICE CHOIR at Bushwakker Brewpub, 7:30 p.m. bushwakker.com

Thursday Dec 8

STITCH, MAKE & CHAT This event is for people who knit, scrapbook and do other crafts. Central Library, noon – 1 p.m. reginalibrary.ca

REFLECTIONS ON CAMP HOPE: ONE YEAR LATER This event features a presentation by Carmichael Outreach Board Chair Alysia Johnson. Central Library, 12:10 – 12:50 p.m. reginalibrary.ca

SASKATCHEWAN MUSIC AWARDS & VERY PRAIRIE MUSIC SUMMIT This annual salute to Saskatchewan’s music community opens with the Very Prairie Music Summit which offers a variety of professional development opportunities for musicians, and will conclude with the awards show and performances by nominees on Sunday. The host hotel is Hotel Saskatchewan, and the awards show will be at Darke Hall. Dec. 8 – 11. veryprairie.ca

SEASONAL JOY Each fall through spring the Regina Floral Conservatory presents a rotating series of floral displays. Regina Floral Conservatory (1450B 4th Ave.), open daily 1 – 4:30 p.m. The display runs until Jan. 8. reginafloralconservatory.ca

ONLINE COOKING CLASS This online class is lead by Jodi Robson. Tonight: Gingerbread Cookies. Runs 7 – 8:30 p.m. reginalibrary.ca

UNDERSTANDING PROBATE FOR YOUR ESTATE PLANNING AND WILL This is an online event. Runs 7 – 8 p.m. reginalibrary.ca

SEUSSICAL This family-friendly musical based on the stories of Dr. Seuss is presented by SaskExpress. SaskExpress Theatre, Dec. 8 – 11, performance times vary. saskexpress.com

HOLIDAY DREAMS CIRQUE This family friendly performance features acrobats, holograms, daredevils and more, and follows the adventures of a mischievous elf. Conexus Arts Centre, 7:30 p.m. conexusartscentreevents.ca

BLOMSTER | GARDEN PLOTS | LAND(ING) This is a collaborative multimedia dance project from Kathryn Ricketts that incorporates digital gardens, generative soundscapes, and video to explore issues such as the place of nature in our digital world and ideas of identity tied to land, immigration and belonging. Local Market YQR, Dec. 8 – 9, 7:30 p.m. oncueregina.ca

MAKING SPIRITS BRIGHT This holiday themed production sees Globe Theatre present radio-style adaptations of two short stories. The stories are A Coyote Solstice Tale by Thomas King and A Voice for Christmas by W.O. Mitchell. Artesian, until Dec. 23. globetheatrelive.com

PUB TRIVIA This event is open to teams of one to six. Lancaster Taphouse Grasslands, 8 p.m. thelancaster.ca

Music

TERRI CLARK: IT’S CHRISTMAS…CHEERS! at Casino Regina, show at 8 p.m. casinoregina.com

Friday Dec 9

BREAKFAST SERIES Guest speaker at this Regina Chamber of Commerce is Regina Mayor Sandra Masters. Delta Regina, registration at 7:30 a.m. reginachamber.com

SASKATCHEWAN MUSIC AWARDS & VERY PRAIRIE MUSIC SUMMIT This annual salute to Saskatchewan’s music community opens with the Very Prairie Music Summit which offers a variety of professional development opportunities for musicians, and will conclude with the awards show and performances by nominees on Sunday. The host hotel is Hotel Saskatchewan, and the awards show will be at Darke Hall. Until Dec. 11. veryprairie.ca

SASKATCHEWAN CORNHOLE LEAGUE This party-friendly event is held every Friday. No partner is needed to participate. Hungarian Club, doors at 6 p.m.  

WINTER WONDERLAND CHAMPAGNE TOUR (Presented by Knight Archer Insurance) This holiday event features champagne, appetizers and more. Conexus Arts Centre, 7 p.m. conexusartscentre.ca

SEUSSICAL This family-friendly musical based on the stories of Dr. Seuss is presented by SaskExpress. SaskExpress Theatre, Dec. 9 – 11, performance times vary. saskexpress.com

BLOMSTER | GARDEN PLOTS | LAND(ING) This is a collaborative multimedia dance project from Kathryn Ricketts that incorporates digital gardens, generative soundscapes, and video to explore issues such as the place of nature in our digital world and ideas of identity tied to land, immigration and belonging. Local Market YQR, 7:30 p.m. oncueregina.ca

MAKING SPIRITS BRIGHT This holiday themed production sees Globe Theatre present radio-style adaptations of two short stories. The stories are A Coyote Solstice Tale by Thomas King and A Voice for Christmas by W.O. Mitchell. Artesian, until Dec. 23. globetheatrelive.com

CLUB 66 SOCIAL DANCE This social dance features music by Len & Joe Gadica and a Christmas baking potluck. Regina Seniors’ Centre (2134 Winnipeg), 8 p.m. 306-529-6381

Music

KANE BROWN (Drunk or Dreaming Tour) with Jessie James Decker and Restless Road at Brandt Centre, 7 p.m. realdistrict.ca

BARENAKED LADIES (Hometown Holidays) at Casino Regina, 8 p.m. casinoregina.com

BENEFIT CONCERT (For Cristina Salaza-Siphanthong & Family) with Andino Suns and

DJ Charly at the Exchange, show at 8:30 p.m. theexchangelive.ca

Saturday Dec 10

RESTING POTENTIAL This new film by Regina filmmaker Mark Wihak has nine chapters which streamed online from Nov. 24 to Dec. 2. All nine chapters of the film, which was shot in Regina with a mostly local cast and crew, are now available online. The total running time is 68 minutes, and the story sees a youngish woman (Kaitlyn Semple) go through a series of events which cause her to re-think her understanding of life. restingpotentialfilm.com

SASKATCHEWAN MUSIC AWARDS & VERY PRAIRIE MUSIC SUMMIT This annual salute to Saskatchewan’s music community opens with the Very Prairie Music Summit which offers a variety of professional development opportunities for musicians, and will conclude with the awards show and performances by nominees on Sunday. The host hotel is Hotel Saskatchewan, and the awards show will be at Darke Hall. Until Dec. 11. veryprairie.ca

SMALL BLESSING & WINTER TALES This free family-friendly holiday celebration includes storytelling, arts installations, sale of ornaments by Saskatchewan Woodturners Guild, and mini-dance and music workshops. NDH Studio (2207 Harvey St.), Dec. 10 – 11, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. newdancehorizons.ca

METROPOLITAN OPERA: THE HOURS This is the broadcast premiere of a new opera by Kevin Puts based on Virginia Woolf’s novel Mrs. Dalloway. Cineplex Cinemas, time t.b.a. cineplex.com

WINTER CELEBRATIONS AROUND THE WORLD This event opens with a painting and poetry session with Brandy Jones and Geanna Dunbar followed by a panel discussion on four celebrations: Yule (Susie Gourlay), Ukrainian Christmas (Holly Paluck), Sagaalgan:White Month (Alex Oehler) and Yalda (Parvin Yazdanparast). Central Library, noon – 2:30 p.m. reginalibrary.ca

REGINA PATS VS CALGARY HITMEN WHL regular season game. Brandt Centre, 7 p.m. reginapats.com

MAKING SPIRITS BRIGHT This holiday themed production sees Globe Theatre present radio-style adaptations of two short stories. The stories are A Coyote Solstice Tale by Thomas King and A Voice for Christmas by W.O. Mitchell. Artesian, until Dec. 23. globetheatrelive.com

SEUSSICAL This family-friendly musical based on the stories of Dr. Seuss is presented by SaskExpress. SaskExpress Theatre, Dec. 9 – 11, performance times vary. saskexpress.com

Music

RSO CHRISTMAS SPECIAL Guest artists for this holiday concert are Megan Nash (vocals and guitar), RSO Chorus and South Saskatchewan Youth Orchestra. Conexus Arts Centre, 7:30 p.m. reginasymphony.com

JEFFERY STRAKER: A VERY PRAIRIE CHRISTMAS at Casino Regina, show at 8 p.m. casinoregina.com

Sunday Dec 11

SMALL BLESSING & WINTER TALES This free family-friendly holiday celebration includes storytelling, arts installations, sale of ornaments by Saskatchewan Woodturners Guild, and mini-dance and music workshops. NDH Studio (2207 Harvey St.), 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. newdancehorizons.ca

STITCH, MAKE & CHAT This event is for people who knit, scrapbook and do other crafts. Sherwood Village Library, 2 – 4 p.m. reginalibrary.ca

MAKING SPIRITS BRIGHT This holiday themed production sees Globe Theatre present radio-style adaptations of two short stories. The stories are A Coyote Solstice Tale by Thomas King and A Voice for Christmas by W.O. Mitchell. Artesian, until Dec. 23. globetheatrelive.com

SEUSSICAL This family-friendly musical based on the stories of Dr. Seuss is presented by SaskExpress. SaskExpress Theatre, Dec. 9 – 11, performance times vary. saskexpress.com

SASKATCHEWAN MUSIC AWARDS & VERY PRAIRIE MUSIC SUMMIT This annual salute to Saskatchewan’s music community opens with the Very Prairie Music Summit which offers a variety of professional development opportunities for musicians, and will conclude with the awards show and performances by nominees on Sunday. The host hotel is Hotel Saskatchewan, and the awards show will be at Darke Hall. Until Dec. 11. veryprairie.ca

FAMILY STICK CURLING This event offers a chance to learn about this family-friendly curling league. You are asked to bring shoes suitable for walking on ice. Highland Curling Club, 7 p.m. 306-545-6693 

Music

JEFFERY STRAKER: A VERY PRAIRIE CHRISTMAS at Casino Regina, show at 8 p.m. casinoregina.com

Monday Dec 12

DROP-IN TESTING CLINIC This clinic will run Mondays throughout the fall. It’s hosted by Planned Parenthood, and will test for sexually transmitted and bloodborne infections. Central Library, 1 – 4 p.m. reginalibrary.ca

SEASONAL JOY Each fall through spring the Regina Floral Conservatory presents a rotating series of floral displays. Regina Floral Conservatory (1450B 4th Ave.), open daily 1 – 4:30 p.m. The display runs until Jan. 8. reginafloralconservatory.ca

Music

THE LIVING SKIES CHORUS (A Not So Silent Night) with guest artists Angie Hicks and Matt Rapley at Darke Hall, 6:30 p.m. Proceeds support Sing Canada Harmony. darkehall.ca

JUST SAYIN’ at Bushwakker Brewpub, 7:30 p.m. bushwakker.com