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Thursday Sept 3

LET’S TALK ABOUT RACISM This online discussion features Ponziano Aluma (author and speaker), Nicholas Bage (SUNTEP student and activist) and Rhonda Rosenberg (Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan). Presented by Regina Public Library. Start time is 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

FILM SCHOOL: FALL WITH FELLINI This online event sees University of Regina film professor Sheila Petty discuss Fellini’s 1954 film La Strada. Start time 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

MOONLIGHT MOVIES This drive-in event features the Harry Potter film Order of the Phoenix. Pilot Butte, screening at dusk.

Saturday Sept 5

REGINA FARMERS’ OUTDOOR MARKET City Square Plaza, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. See reginafarmersmarket.ca.

MOONLIGHT MOVIES This drive-in event features the adventure comedy Jumanji. Pilot Butte, screening at dusk.

COMEDY OPEN MIC Live comedy by local comics. Shannon’s Pub, 8:30 p.m.

NEON PAINT PARTY The theme of this party is Snow & Glow 2020. Hosted by DJ Dumbo and friends. The Owl, 10 p.m.

Sunday Sept 6

MOONLIGHT MOVIES This drive-in event features the adventure comedy Jumanji. Pilot Butte, screening at dusk.

Tuesday Sept 8

LIFELONG LEARNING CENTRE To prepare for the fall season LLC is hosting a virtual open house that will run over three days. Today’s events include an orientation to Zoom and LLC (1 p.m.); Frauds & Scam Prevention with Regina Police Service (2 p.m.) and virtual coffee and conversation (3 p.m.). Pre-register at uregina.ca/cce/lifelong or 306-585-5748.

THE SPRING GARDEN This two-hour online class is presented by retired University of Saskatchewan horticulturist Sara Williams. Start time is 7 p.m. Register at agbio.usask.ca/events.

Wednesday Sept 9

REGINA FARMERS’ OUTDOOR MARKET City Square Plaza, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. See reginafarmersmarket.ca.

LIFELONG LEARNING CENTRE To prepare for the fall season LLC is hosting a virtual open house. Today’s events include an orientation to Zoom and LLC (9:30 a.m.); Exercising the Soul: Low Impact T’ai Chi & Yoga (10:30 a.m.) and virtual coffee and conversation (11:30 a.m.). Pre-register at uregina.ca/cce/lifelong or 306-585-5748.

MARTIN PARNELL: THE SECRET MARATHON In this online presentation Parnell discusses his experience travelling to Afghanistan to run in a marathon to promote the rights of girls and women. Start time is 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

INDEX AND EVIDENCE BASED INVESTING This online event explores different investment strategies. Start time 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

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

Thursday Sept 10

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 Mackenzie Kilshaw (Two Fifty Two Boutique). See wesk.ca.

LIFELONG LEARNING CENTRE To prepare for the fall season LLC is hosting a virtual open house. Today’s events include an orientation to Zoom and LLC (6:30 p.m.); Astronomy with Chris Beckett (7:30 p.m.) and virtual coffee and conversation (8:30 p.m.). Pre-register at uregina.ca/cce/lifelong or 306-585-5748.

THROWN UNDER THE BUS This online event is hosted by Stop the Cuts, and will look at the impact to Saskatchewan people and communities of the Sask. Party government’s decision to shut down the Saskatchewan Transportation Corporation. Start time is 7 p.m. See stopthecutssk.ca.

FINANCIAL SURVIVAL FOR ENTREPRENEURS This online event will discuss different steps to succeed in business. Start time 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

MOONLIGHT MOVIES This drive-in event features the Harry Potter film Half-Blood Prince. Pilot Butte, screening at dusk.

Saturday Sept 12

REGINA FARMERS’ OUTDOOR MARKET See Saturday 5.

I HEART REGINA Special drive-in screening to mark the locally produced film’s 10th anniversary. Conexus Arts Centre, show at 8 p.m.

Sunday Sept 13

REGINA GEMSTONE JEWELLERY SHOW Show and sale by local jewellery makers. Delta Hotel, noon–5 p.m.

JUNIOR LEARN TO SKATE This event is open to ages 7 to 17, and is hosted by Pile ‘O Bones Derby Club. Core Ritchie Neighbourhood Centre, 5 p.m. Register at reginarollerderby@gmail.com.

MOONLIGHT MOVIES This drive-in event features the Saskatchewan-produced horror movie WolfCop. Pilot Butte, screening at dusk.

Tuesday Sept 15

UNCORKED This online social gathering runs from 5–6 p.m., and is hosted by Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan. Tonight’s guest is Jeanne Martinson (Wood Dragon Books). See wesk.ca.

Wednesday Sept 16

REGINA FARMERS’ OUTDOOR MARKET See Wednesday 9.

PROJECT WILD WORKSHOP This three-part online workshop runs from 7–9 p.m. is geared to people interested in outdoor education. Hosted by Sask Outdoors, with additional sessions on Sept. 23 and Sept. 30. See saskoutdoors.org.

PUB TRIVIA See Wednesday 9.

Thursday Sept 17

ART NOW: SASKATCHEWAN FINE ART FAIR Opening Night. See Ongoing.

TIME FOR TIME The Regina dance company New Dance Horizons has partnered with Compaigne Marie Chouinard to present three live dance performances from Montreal that can be viewed online. The performances are today at 4 p.m. Regina time, Sept. 18 at 11 a.m. and Sept. 19 at 6 a.m. Preregister at mariechouinard.com/english/time-for-time.

MOONLIGHT MOVIES This drive-in event features the Harry Potter film Deathly Hallows Part I. Pilot Butte, screening at dusk.

Friday Sept 18

REGINA WORD UP! This online spoken word event is hosted by Creative City Centre. There is an open mic from 7-8 p.m., followed by a feature performance at 9:15 p.m. by Wordcraft: Campfire Stories. On Sept. 20 from 1-3 p.m., the Wordcraft artists will host a free online workshop that is open to all ages. See creativecitycentre.ca.

Saturday Sept 19

REGINA FARMERS’ OUTDOOR MARKET See Saturday 5.

WILD MEDICINAL PLANT WALK SERIES This is the final walk in a three-part series to identify local plants with medicinal properties. The walk leader is Emily Boese, and the walks happen from 10 a.m. to noon. $40 per walk. Register at pohutukawahealth@gmail.com.

THE AMAZING RACE AGAINST HIV This “Stay at Home” fundraiser is hosted by AIDS Programs South Saskatchewan and will run from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. See aidsprogramssouthsask.com.

AUDITION PANEL This event is hosted by Regina Little Theatre, and includes five directors offering feedback to performers 16+ about how to audition. Regina Performing Arts Centre, 1:30 p.m. Reserve your spot at rltworkshops@gmail.com.     

Sunday Sept 20

TERRY FOX RUN This annual event will be held virtually in 2020. It includes five and 10 km distances, and commemorates the memory of Terry Fox, with the goal of raising money to promote cancer research in Canada. See terryfox.org.

TRESPASSERS WALTZ This outdoor event is presented by the Regina theatre company Curtain Razors as part of a Canada-wide festival organized by the National Arts Centre. It consists of a series of vignettes exploring aspects of land ownership and public access that can occasionally lead to conflict. The performance will be held at the White Butte Recreation Trail Site from 3-7 p.m. To reserve you free tickets visit eventbrite.ca/e/trespassers-waltz-tickets-118880509805.

Monday Sept 21

EXPLORING BARRIERS TO GENDER EQUITY To mark Gender Equity Week the Saskatchewan Council of International Cooperation is hosting several events. Tonight there is a discussion with author Samra Zafar called “Intersectionality: Exploring Barriers to Gender Equality”. Start time is 6 p.m. Register at saskcic.org.

Tuesday Sept 22

EXPLORING BARRIERS TO GENDER EQUITY To mark Gender Equity Week the Saskatchewan Council of International Cooperation is hosting a lunch and learn event with Regina YWCA CEO Melissa Coomber and Anjum Sultana (National Director, Public Policy, Advocacy & Strategic Communications) to discuss the YWCA’s Feminist Economic Recovery Plan for Canada. Start time is noon. Register at saskcic.org.

HOW TO TALK TO PEOPLE ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE (Without Chasing Them Away) In advance of the provincial election on Oct. 26 and municipal election on Nov. 9, Climate Justice Saskatoon is presenting a free webinar series on how to engage with other Saskatchewan voters about climate issues. Tonight’s session runs from 7-9 p.m., with additional webinars on Oct. 6 and Oct. 20 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Register at climatejusticesaskatoon.ca.

Wednesday Sept 23

NATIVE PRAIRIE SPEAKERS SERIES This online talk by Katie Willie who will discuss Bison Restoration at Wanuskewin. Hosted by Saskatchewan Prairie Conservation Action Plan. Start time at noon. Register here.

EXPLORING BARRIERS TO GENDER EQUITY To mark Gender Equity Week the Saskatchewan Council of International Cooperation is hosting a screening of Johanna Demetrakas’s 2018 documentary Feminists: What Were They Thinking? Start time is 6 p.m. Register at saskcic.org.

REGINA FARMERS’ OUTDOOR MARKET See Wednesday 9.

PUB TRIVIA See Wednesday 9.

Thursday Sept 24

NATIVE PRAIRIE SPEAKERS SERIES This online event includes talks by Donna Bowles “Helium Development in Saskatchewan” and Diana Ghikas “What do we know about badgers?” Hosted by Saskatchewan Prairie Conservation Action Plan as part of South of the Divide Conservation Action Program AGM. Runs between 2-6 p.m. Register here.

GLOW RIDE This evening bike ride is hosted by Bike Regina. It departs from Victoria Park at 7 p.m. and has a dance party theme with DJ Space Eagle and DJ Patty Blue. See bikeregina.org.

MOONLIGHT MOVIES This drive-in event features the Harry Potter film Deathly Hallows Part II. Pilot Butte, screening at dusk.

Friday Sept 25

MAP PRESENTATION SERIES The topic of this online talk by Stacey Bliss hosted by the University of Regina Faculty of Media, Art and Performance is “A Sonic Ethnography of Gong Master-Teachers”. Runs from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Register here.

CANOE CERTIFICATION COURSE This two-part outdoor event is hosted by Sask Outdoors at Wascana Lake. There are sessions from 5–8 p.m. tonight, and Saturday from 8 a.m.–6 p.m. See saskoutdoors.org.

Saturday Sept 26

REGINA FARMERS’ OUTDOOR MARKET See Saturday 5.

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DAYS This city-organized event allows you to dispose of chemicals, paint, fertilizers, aerosols, batteries, light bulbs, propane tanks and rimless tires in an environmentally safe way. 2400 6th Ave., 10 a.m.–4 p.m. See regina.ca.

KWEEN CITY Live drag show hosted by Flo Mingo with guest performers Boa, Katy Hairy, Jenny Talia, Sandy Beeches and Yada Ya’Oughta Book Ahead. Warehouse Brewing Company, show at 8:30 p.m. 19+

Sunday Sept 27

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DAYS See Saturday 26.

Tuesday Sept 29

THE NOVEL IDEA SOCIETY This online book club is co-hosted by CBC Saskatchewan and Regina Public Library, and will be led by Samantha Maciag. Tonight’s book: Samra Habib We Have Always Been Here. Start time is 7 p.m. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

CAFÉ SCI-YXE Because of the pandemic, this popular Saskatoon public lecture series has switched to an online format for the fall. Guest speaker is Stuart Smyth who will discuss “Health and Social Benefits of GMOs”. The talk is co-presented with Global Biotech Week. Start time is 7:30 p.m. Register for the talk here.

Wednesday Sept 30

REGINA FARMERS’ OUTDOOR MARKET See Wednesday 9.

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

PUB TRIVIA See Wednesday 9.

FILM SCHOOL: FALL WITH FELLINI This online event features a screening of Italian director Fedirico Fellini’s 1963 film 8 1/2 at 7 p.m. That will be followed on Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. by an online discussion of the film with University of Regina professor Gerald Saul. Register at reginalibrary.ca.

A GOOD WAR: MOBILIZING CANADA FOR THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY IN SASKATCHEWAN Virtual book launch with author Seth Klein. a panel discussion and music by Eliza Mary Doyle. Start time 7 p.m.

INSTITUTIONAL RACISM AND THE IMPLICATIONS FOR FACULTIES OF EDUCATION This online lecture by Jerome Cranston is presented by the University of Regina Faculty of Education. Start time is 7 p.m. Register here.

Thursday Oct 1

PRAIRIE DOG: NEW ISSUE DAY

THE GLOBAL CAFE Guest speaker at this University of Saskatchewan event is Rachel McCormick who will discuss “International Cooperation in North American Politics”. Start time is 5 p.m. Register here.

UNBELIEVABLE: SCIENCE COMMUNICATION FOR A SKEPTICAL WORLD This online event is being held in conjunction with Global Biotech Week, and features a presentation by Saskatoon science writer Michael Robin. Start time is 3:30 p.m. See globalbiotechweeksask.ca.

Friday Oct 2

[Cancelled]TAKE A BREAK This luncheon is hosted by the Regina & District Chamber of Commerce. Conexus Arts Centre, doors at 11 a.m. See reginachamber.com.

NO TO MORE FIGHTER JETS This climate/peace protest is sponsored by Regina Peace Council. Regina-Lewvan MP Warren Steinley’s Office (6845 Rochdale Dr.), 4 p.m. 306-718-8010.

Saturday Oct 3

REGINA FARMERS’ OUTDOOR MARKET See Saturday 5.

QUEEN CITY ANIFEST This one day festival is devoted to anime, manga, comics, video games and more. It includes a cosplay parade at 2 p.m. Conexus Arts Centre, 10 a.m.–7 p.m. See qcanifest.com.

COMEDY OPEN MIC Live comedy by local comics. Shannon’s Pub, 8:30 p.m.

Ongoing

COVID-19 DRIVE THROUGH TEST The province recently opened a drive-thru test site. No doctor referral is required. International Trade Centre (Evraz Place), Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-8 p.m., Saturdays from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. See saskatchewan.ca/re-open.

QUEEN CITY PRIDE 2020 This annual celebration was supposed to happen in June but was postponed because of the pandemic. This scaled down festival on the theme Together Apart runs until Sept. 6. Highlights include a drive-in concert near Conexus Arts Centre on Sept. 4, a Pride Parade on Sept. 5 which will take the form of a vehicle parade starting at noon and a Click & Drag Show at 7 p.m. (all ages) and 9 p.m. (19+). On Sept. 6, there will be two SweetNSticky drag shows at The Cure Kitchen + Bar hosted by Katy Hairy and Flo Mingo at 5 p.m. (all-ages) and 8 p.m. (19+) See queencitypride.ca.

ART NOW: SASKATCHEWAN FINE ART FAIR This annual showcase of contemporary visual art has switched to an online format for 2020. There is an opening reception on Sept. 17 at 6 p.m., followed by two days of viewing on Sept. 18–19. Then participating galleries will have on-site displays on Sept. 25–26. See artnow.ca.

GMS QUEEN CITY MARATHON While this year’s marathon has been cancelled because of concerns over COVID-19, organizers have put together a month-long virtual event featuring all the different walks/runs that are typically held. See runqcm.com.

QUEEN CITY SCAVENGER HUNT This outdoor, small group activity gives people a chance to learn more about public art and other cultural landmarks in Wascana Centre and the downtown area. See letsroam.com for details.