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Thursday oct 22

ONE TAKE SUPER 8 This screening features locally produced short films using Super 8 technology. Co-presented with Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative. RPL Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

Friday oct 23

SASKATCHEWAN WRITERS’ GUILD: FALL CONFERENCE Guest presenters at this online event include Jana Pruden, Ibi Kaslik, Helen Knott, Waubgeshig Rice, Eugene Stickland, Marcello Di Cintio, Carole Glasser Langille, Cheline Knight, Cassidy McFadzean and Ayelet Tsabari. The Caroline Heath Memorial Lecture will be delivered by author/journalist Trevor Cole. See skwriter.com.

ESTATE PLANNING This online event is hosted by Lifelong Learning Centre, and offers an overview of end of life financial matters. Noon–1 p.m. Pre-register at uregina.ca/cce/lifelong or 306-585-5748.

GARDENERS VS. DESIGNERS: UNDERSTANDING THE GREAT FAULT LINE IN CANADIAN POLITICS This online talk is hosted by Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, and features guest-speaker Brian Lee Crowley (Macdonald-Laurier Institute). Noon–1:30 p.m. Register at schoolofpublicpolicy.sk.ca.

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE This city-organized event allows you to dispose of paint, fertilizers, aerosols, batteries, light bulbs, propane tanks and rimless tires in an environmentally safe way. 2400 6th Ave., 4–7 p.m., and Oct. 24 from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. See regina.ca.

REGINA FOR RYAN: DRIVE-IN RALLY! This event features an appearance by NDP leader Ryan Melil, and a musical performance by Megan Nash & the Best of Intentions. Evraz Place (South Parking Lot), gates at 6 p.m.

REGINA WORD UP This online spoken word event features Juliette Blake Jacob. Start time 7 p.m. Then on Oct. 26 from 7–9 p.m., Jacob will give the online workshop Vibrant Images. See creativecitycentre.ca.

HOW TO RUN AN ONLINE STORE This online seminar is being held as part of Small Business Week. Guest speaker is Diane Robinson. Start time 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

Saturday oct 24

INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS ARTS & FASHION AWARDS This Saskatchewan-based event started out with a Canadian focus, but has since expanded to include Indigenous artists and designers from around the world. Because of Covid restrictions, the 2020 gala will be held online. Start time 5 p.m. See indigenousfashionweek.ca.

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE See Friday 23.

Monday oct 26

SASKATCHEWAN GENERAL ELECTION Polls are open today from 9 a.m.–8 p.m. You also have the option of voting in advance polls on Oct. 22–24 from noon–8 p.m. To get more information on those options, plus ID requirements to be eligible to vote, visit elections.sk.ca.

ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET: ONLINE AUDITION Instead of in-person auditions, dancers will be able to participate from their home or local dance studio. See rwb.org.

Tuesday oct 27

BLACK FLOWERS Two-hour class on the use of dark-coloured plants in your garden with Lyndon Penner. Hosted by College of Agriculture and Bioresources. Start time 7 p.m. Register at agbio.usask.ca.

Wednesday oct 28

THRIVE COUNSELLING Free one-hour counselling session. Covid safety protocols will be observed. Central Library, 10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. See reginalibrary.ca.

FINE ARTS RESEARCH LECTURE IN MUSIC Guest speaker Vivian Luong discusses “Analysis as Ethics: Experimenting with Music Loving”. Start time 12:30 p.m. Register at artsandscience.usask.ca.

MULTIPLAY: IMPROVISED ART PRACTICE AS LIVING HERITAGE This online event is hosted by Heritage Regina. Guest-speaker Rebecca Caines discusses “Improvised Art Practice as Living Heritage”. Start time 1 p.m. See heritageregina.ca.

COUNCIL MEETING City Hall, 1:30 p.m. See regina.ca for agenda.

BEGIN TO BEGIN This online seminar is being presented by RPL writer-in-residence J. Jill Robinson. Start time 6 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

PBDC FRESHMEAT This weekly training event is hosted by Pile ‘O Bones Derby Club, and is open to skaters 16 and up. Core Ritchie Neighbourhood Centre, 6–8 p.m. See reginarollerderby.com.

TWO SPIRIT 101: HISTORIES, TEACHINGS & RESURGENCE This online presentation is hosted by OutSaskatoon. Start time 6 p.m. See outsaskatoon.ca.

PUB TRIVIA This event is open to individuals and teams. Shannon’s Pub and Grill, 8 p.m.

Thursday oct 29

NATIVE PRAIRIE SPEAKERS WEBINAR Andrew Didiuk (Environment and Climate Change Canada) “Great Plains Toads and Northern Leopard Frogs”. Noon. Register at pcap-sk.org.

HALLOWEEN III This event is hosted by Slasher Cinema, and includes a preshow followed by a screening of the 2011 horror film Season of the Witch at 8:45 p.m. Cloud 9 Live, doors at 7 p.m.

Friday oct 30

CULTURE DAYS: POETRY AND PAINTING This online event will see Adam Martin create a painting in response to the work of poet Liberty Emkeit. Start time 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca

Saturday oct 31

REGINA FARMERS’ HALLOWEEN OUTDOOR MARKET This is the final outdoor market of the 2020 season. After that, the RFF will be operating an online service. See website for details. City Square Plaza, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. See reginafarmersmarket.ca.

TRICK OR TREAT WITH REAL This child-focused event sees over 20 local organizations offer treats on the Mosaic Stadium concourse. Runs from 1–5 p.m. Admission is free, but you must pre-register. See evrazplace.com.

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW This screening of Richard O’Brien’s 1975 horror/camp musical is presented by Sterling Productions. It features a shadow cast, and audience participation is encouraged. Conexus Arts Centre, 9:30 p.m. See sterlingproductionssk.com.

THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASCARA This live drag show has a Halloween theme. Q Night Club, show at 10 p.m.

Monday Nov 2

WINTERGREEN Opening Day. See Ongoing.

THE BILSON LECTURE Guest speaker for this online event is Bathsheba Demuth, author of The Floating Coast: An Environmental History of the Bering Strait. Start time 3:30 p.m. Register at artsandscience.usask.ca.

REGINA MAYORALTY DEBATE This event will be broadcast on Access Communications from 6–8 p.m.

BEAT THE BANK This online seminar on investing is conducted by Larry Bates. Start time 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca

PROJECT WET WORKSHOP This three-part online course includes sessions tonight and Nov. 30 and Jan. 18 from 7–8:30 p.m. The course is designed by teachers and water resource professionals for K–12 classrooms. Register at saskoutdoors.org.

Tuesday Nov 3

ADVANCING WATER RESILIENCY: NATURE’S CONTRIBUTION TO PEOPLE AND AGRICULTURE This online discussion is hosted by Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, with moderator Margot Hurlbert and panelists Heather Bear, Alice Davis, Larry Durand, Paul Galpern and Ian McCrear. Runs from 10–11:30 a.m. Register at schoolofpublicpolicy.sk.ca.

IMMUNE HEALTH 101 This online seminar is conducted by Michelle Sthamann. Start time 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

UNIVERSITY OF REGINA ONLINE THERAPY UNIT This online introduction to programs offered by the unit is presented by Lee Bourgeault. Start time 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

WELCOMING BIRDS Two-hour class on how to create a bird-friendly habitat with Lyndon Penner. Hosted by College of Agriculture and Bioresources. Start time 7 p.m. Register at agbio.usask.ca.

Wednesday Nov 4

AN ANTIDOTE TO THE WINTER BLUE This online seminar on cross country skiing is conducted by Trevor Norgan (Fresh Air Experience). Start time 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

DIVIDEND STOCKS AND ETFS This online seminar is being held as part of Financial Literacy Month. Start time 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

FILM SCHOOL: FALL WITH FELLINI This online event features a screening of Italian director Fedirico Fellini’s 1970 film The Clowns. Start time 7 p.m. That will be followed on Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. by a discussion of the film with university film instructor Chrystene Ells. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

PUB TRIVIA See Wednesday 28.

PBDC FRESHMEAT See Wednesday 28.

THE BYSTANDER MOMENT This online screening and discussion on the role bystanders can play in addressing gender violence is presented by Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation. Start time 6 p.m. See saskcic.org.

Thursday Nov 5

COURAGEOUS CONVERSATIONS The topic of guest speaker Rachel Loewen Walker’s talk is “Identity is a River: Toward a Braver Politics of Gender and Sexuality.” Hosted by Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission. Start time 10 a.m. Get more information here.

JACK 94.5’S COCKTAIL CLUB & TRIVIA NIGHT This monthly event is hosted by Sherri and Woody. Broadway’s Lounge, 6–8 p.m.

CREATE A BEADED POPPY PIN Beading kits for this online workshop are available for pick-up at Central Library from Nov. 2–5. Start time 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

MAXIMIZING YOUR CPP RETIREMENT BENEFITS This online seminar is being held as part of Financial Literacy Month. Start time 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

INTERIOR DESIGN BASICS This online seminar is presented by Erica Honoway. Start time 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

Friday Nov 6

BRUSHWORKS ART GUILD: SHOW & SALE Features original art by over 20 artists. Neil Balkwill Arts Centre, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.; Nov. 7 from 11 a.m.–5 p.m.; Nov. 8 from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Pre-book your visit at agr@sasktel.net or 306-522-5940. See brushworksartguild.ca.

Saturday Nov 7

WORDS FOR A FREEZING MOON This online event is presented by Ânskohk Aboriginal Literature Festival. The program includes storytellers Maria Campbell, Joseph Naytowhow and Gregory Scofield, readings from authors Ashley Hayden, Tara Gereaux and Karis Oscienny, and music by Teedly Linklater and Joseph Dejarlais. Start time 2 p.m. See sawci.ca.

OPEN MIC COMEDY NIGHT at Shannon’s Pub and Grill, 8:30 p.m.

BRUSHWORKS ART GUILD See Friday 6.

Sunday Nov 8

2020 NUTRIEN WOMEN OF DISTINCTION Opening Day. See Ongoing.

BRUSHWORKS ART GUILD See Friday 6.

Monday Nov 9

REGINA MUNICIPAL ELECTION The election for mayor, city council and public and separate school board is today, with polls open from 9 a.m.–8 p.m. People can also vote in advance polls in five locations from Monday, Nov. 2 to Wednesday, Nov. 4. Be sure to bring approved ID. See vote.electionsregina.ca.

PRINCE OF WALES BOOK CLUB This is an online event. Tonight’s book: Larissa Lai Tiger Flu. Start time 3 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION SERIES This three-part online course includes sessions tonight and Nov. 16 and 23 from 7–8:30 p.m. The course is for people interested in early childhood and environmental education. Register at saskoutdoors.org.

Tuesday Nov 10

KIDLIT BOOK CLUB FOR ADULTS This is an online event. Tonight’s book: Richard Adams Watership Down. Start time 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

Wednesday Nov 11

REMEMBRANCE DAY Because of restrictions on large public gatherings there will be no service at Brandt Centre this year. There will be a gathering at the Cenotaph, but attendance is limited to 150, and people are encouraged to watch on Access Communications. See reginalegion.com or call 306-522-2676.

PBDC FRESHMEAT See Wednesday 28.

PUB TRIVIA See Wednesday 28.

Thursday Nov 12

SHAKEN WITH A TWIST This online social gathering runs from 5–6 p.m., and is hosted by Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan. Tonight’s guest is Christie Peters (Primal Pasta). See wesk.ca.

ANCESTRY 101 This online event will offer information on the Ancestry Library Edition database. Start time 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

Monday Nov 16

MÉTIS DANCE AND CULTURE This online celebration will be hosted by Amy Seesequasis and Wendy Gervais. Start time 1 p.m., with a replay at 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

Tuesday Nov 17

UNCORKED This online social gathering runs from 5–6 p.m., and is hosted by Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan. Tonight’s guest is Aimee Schulhauser (Schoolhaus Culinary Arts). See wesk.ca.

DON’T STOP E-READING BOOK CLUB This is an online event. Tonight’s book: Anne Bogel Don’t Overthink It. Start time 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

ADOPTING A PET This online event is hosted by Regina Humane Society. Start time 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

Wednesday Nov 18

CENTRE ON AGING AND HEALTH This online event will see Janine Beam and Louise Costillo discuss research activities at CAH. Noon–1 p.m. Register at uregina.ca/lifelong.

FINE ARTS RESEARCH LECTURE IN MUSIC Guest speaker is German American composer Ingrid Stölzel. Start time 12:30 p.m. Register at artsandscience.usask.ca.

WHAT IS GENDER BASED VIOLENCE & HOW DOES IT IMPACT THE 2SLGBTQ+ COMMUNITY? This online presentation is hosted by OutSaskatoon. Start time 6 p.m. See outsaskatoon.ca.

NUTRITION FOR DOGS This online event is presented by pet nutritionist Hunter Bosch. Start time 6 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

USING LINKEDIN: ESSENTIAL TIPS FOR JOB SEEKERS This online seminar will be conducted by a human resources specialist. Start time 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

(FE)MALE GAZE This screening is presented by Saskatchewan Filmpool Co-op. The program is curated by Sandra Staples-Jetko, and features films by Heather Benning, Jackie Dzuba, Danis Goulet, Morgan Jones, Haley Nicole, Tobi Lampard, Marjorie Roden and Rae Staseson. RPL Theatre, 7 p.m. See filmpool.ca.

PBDC FRESHMEAT See Wednesday 28.

PUB TRIVIA See Wednesday 28.

Thursday Nov 19

PRAIRIE DOG: NEW ISSUE DAY

PARAGON AWARDS Because of the pandemic, this annual celebration of business excellence, with awards in multiple categories, is being split over two nights: Nov. 19–20. Turvey Centre, reception at 6 p.m., with the awards presentation to follow. See reginachamber.com.

PROGRESS GALA This online event is hosted by the Broadbent Institute, and features guest-speakers Anand Giridharadas (author of Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World), Sandy Hudson (Black Lives Matter) and Valérie Plante (Mayor of Montreal). Start time is 6 p.m. Register at broadbentinstitute.ca.

Friday Nov 20

PARAGON AWARDS See Thursday 19.

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Ongoing

WINTERGREEN Because of Covid-19 restrictions, this annual juried show and sale has moved online for 2020. But it will still feature the same great mix of craft artists from across Saskatchewan. Wintergreen is hosted by Saskatchewan Craft Council, and will run Nov. 1–Dec. 12. See saskcraftcouncil.org.

2020 NUTRIEN WOMEN OF DISTINCTION This annual salute to the women and their contribution to our society is going to be conducted virtually. The awards will be held from Nov. 8-14. For more information see womenofdistinctionregina.com.

COVID-19 DRIVE THROUGH TEST No doctor referral is required at this province-run facility. International Trade Centre (Evraz Place), Monday through Sunday, 1–7 p.m . See saskatchewan.ca/re-open.

ART IN THE ARTIFACT Until the end of October, artist Lorne Beug will be making new art at the Creation Cube inspired by historical artifacts from Regina Plains Museum. George Bothwell Library. See reginalibrary.ca.

FUTURE CITIES CANADA: #UNEXPECTEDSOLUTIONS This online event will bring together urban thought leaders, private and public-sector innovators and civic officials to discuss strategies for building sustainable and resilient communities in the 21st century. There are 40-plus free virtual sessions from Oct. 20–Nov. 26. See futurecitiescanada.ca.