Bridges Events. Oct. 4-10 – Saskatoon StarPhoenix


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Luke Combs plays SaskTel Centre Oct. 10. Matt Winkelmeyer / Getty Images for Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

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


Fri., Oct. 4

Piano Friday: Wes Froese / Cam Penner: The Bassment, 202 Fourth Ave. N.

Jones Boys: Army & Navy Club, 359 First Ave. N.

Just Us: Fairfield Seniors’ Centre, 103 Fairmont Ct.

Wires & Wood: McNally Robinson, 3130 Eighth St. E.

Vultures, Entity, and Singularity: Black Cat Tavern, 801 Broadway Ave.

Pretty in Punk: Alien to the Ignorant, The Lunatic Touch, Tadoma: Capitol Music Club, 244 First Ave. N.

CFCR FM-Phasis: The Radiant, Old Soul Rebel, Lyzanne Foth: Amigos Cantina, 806 Dufferin Ave.

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

Sat., Oct. 5

The Once: The Bassment, 202 Fourth Ave. N.

Jam session / Jones Boys: Army & Navy Club, 359 First Ave. N.

Memory Lane (Lounge, 3:30 p.m.): Downtown Legion, 606 Spadina Cres. W.

Trio/Jazz: McNally Robinson, 3130 Eighth St. E.

Dylan Cooper and The Band From Mars w/ Nic Nibbs & The Anxious Boys Band, Some Optimism: Black Cat Tavern, 801 Broadway Ave.

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

Sun., Oct. 6

The Once: The Bassment, 202 Fourth Ave. N.

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

nêhiyawak: Amigos Cantina, 806 Dufferin Ave.

Benjamin Francis Leftwich and Abraham Alexander: Capitol Music Club, 244 First Ave. N.

Mon., Oct. 7

Said the Whale: Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Ave.


Said the Whale plays Broadway Theatre Oct. 7 PNG

Tues., Oct. 8

Open Stage w/ Aurora Wolfe: Capitol Music Club, 244 First Ave. N.

Wed., Oct. 9

Dan Moxon: The Bassment, 202 Fourth Ave. N.

Jam and Open Mic Session: Nutana Legion, 3021 Louise St.

Thurs., Oct. 10

Luke Combs w/ Morgan Wallen, Jameson Rodgers, Dee Jay Silver: SaskTel Centre, 3515 Thatcher Ave.


Luke Combs plays SaskTel Centre Oct. 10. Matt Winkelmeyer / Getty Images for Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Martin Simpson: The Bassment, 202 Fourth Ave. N.

Thrush Hermit w/ Shotgun Jimmie: Amigos Cantina, 806 Dufferin Ave.


Trace: Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m., at Broadway Theatre. Presented by Red Sky Performance. Trace maps our Anishinaabe (Indigenous) sky and star stories, offering a glimpse into our origin and our future evolution. Tickets at 306-652-6556,

Frankenstein; or The Man and the Monster: Oct. 9-19 at Greystone Theatre in the U of S John Mitchell Building. Adapted by H.M. Milner. Enjoy the spectacle of Frankenstein’s Monster as he was first portrayed on the London stage. Tickets at

Glory: Runs to Oct. 12 at Persephone Theatre. A Western Canada Theatre Company production. In 1933 four friends set out to prove to Canada that hockey isn’t just a sport for men. Tickets at 306-384-7727,

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?: Runs to Oct. 13 at The Refinery, 609 Dufferin Ave. Presented by Live Five and produced by XTasis Productions. After a faculty get-together, Nick and Honey join George and Martha for a nightcap that quickly spirals into an evening of wicked psychological games. Tickets at 306-653-5191,


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.

Oktoberfest: Oct. 4, 7 p.m., at the German Cultural Centre, 160 Cartwright St. E. Music, food, games, and beer. Tickets at 306-986-4045 or at the door.

Choreographed (Cued) Ballroom Dancing: Fridays, 7 to 8 p.m., at Albert Community Centre, 610 Clarence Ave. S. Classes start Sept. 27 and run to Dec. 13. Waltz and two-step dance classes.

What Does a Healthy City Look Like?: Oct. 4, 7 to 8:30 p.m., at Roxy Theatre, 320 20th St. W. An Upstream live podcast featuring Ralph Benmergui. With Dr. Cory Neudorf, Sugandhi del Canto, Thilina Bandera, and Trish Hennessy. Admission is free. Tickets at

Autumn Dance: Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m., at the Downtown Legion, 606 Spadina Cres. W. Hosted by Classic Dance Club. Country two-step lessons and social dancing. With a snack buffet. Information at 306-374-7318.

Lily Bulb Sale: Oct. 4-5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Lawson Heights Mall, 134 Primrose Dr. Presented by the Canadian Prairie Lily Society. Lily bulbs and growing book for sale. Funds raised help to provide scholarships and bursaries for horticulture students. Information at

Saskatoon International Burlesque Festival: Oct. 4-5, 8 p.m., at Broadway Theatre. Burlesque performances from around the globe. Tickets at 306-652-6556, Information at

Superhero Corn Maze: Fridays through Sundays and holiday Mondays, 1 to 7 p.m., until Oct. 31 at the Saskatoon Italian Cultural Centre, Hwy #7 and Cedar Villa Rd. Tickets at the door. Information at


The corn maze at the Saskatoon Italian Cultural Centre Liam Richards / Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Hip Hip Hooray Fun Walk: Oct. 5, 9:30 a.m. to noon, at The Bentley, 1622B Acadia Dr. Presented by the Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation. Celebrate mobility and raise awareness of bone and joint health with a 1KM walk suitable for all ages and abilities. Proceeds support orthopaedic research, education, and care. Information at

Erntedank German Harvest Festival: Oct. 5, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Saskatoon Farmers’ Market. Presented by KulturGarten Saskatoon. Display of harvest crown, music and folk dance, and authentic German cake for purchase. Information on Facebook.

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.

YXE Clothing Swap: Oct. 5, noon to 5 p.m., at the German Cultural Centre, 160 Cartwright St. E. A variety of vendors selling clothes, shoes, bags, and accessories. Admission at the door.

MENSA IQ Testing: Oct. 5, 2 p.m. A supervised IQ testing session. Registration and information at 306-242-7408,

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons: Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m., at Knox United Church, 838 Spadina Cres. E. The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra performs. With violinist Véronique Mathieu. Tickets at 306-653-9151,

Contra Dance: Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m., at All Saints Anglican Church Hall, 1801 Lorne Ave. Live fiddle music by Contra Saskatoon. Dances are taught on the spot. Admission at the door. Information at 306-665-0864,, or Facebook.

Harvest Home: Oct. 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the German Cultural Centre, 160 Cartwright St. E. A medieval Halloween market and family event for charity. Admission by donation at the door. Funds raised support Ronald McDonald House Charities of Saskatchewan.

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

Saskatoon Lions Band Rehearsals: Sundays, marching band 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., adult drumline 2:30 to 4 p.m. The marching band is for ages 12 to 19. New members for adult drumline must have one year experience. Rehearsals begin Sept. 15. Preregistration required at 306-249-5013,

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

Pet Loss Support Group: They meet the first and third Sunday of each month, 2 p.m., at the Edwards Family Centre, 333 Fourth Ave. N. Gatherings are informal and provide a place to share feelings, pictures and stories. Information at 306-343-5322.

Red Green’s This Could Be It: Oct. 6, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., at Broadway Theatre. A one-man comedy show. Potentially his last tour. Tickets at 306-652-6556,

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, 306-374-2840.

Turkey Supper: Oct. 6, 4:15 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. sittings, at. Sts-Martyrs-Canadiens Parish Hall, 1007 Windsor St. Tickets at 306-280-4219, 306-665-9103.

Turkey Supper: Oct. 6, 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. sittings, at Mayfair United Church, 902 33rd St. W. Tickets at 306-382-6446.

Field to Shield Fundraiser: Oct. 6, 5:30 p.m., at Fresh Dish Catering’s kitchen, 114 Seminary Cres. at the U of S. Presented by Slow Food Saskatoon. A buffet dinner made from local ingredients. With a silent auction and a raffle. Tickets at

Fall Supper: Oct. 27, seatings at 4:30, 5, 5:45, and 6:30 p.m., at McClure United Church, 4025 Taylor St E. Tickets on sale in the Church lobby between and after services Oct. 6, 13, and 20. Advance tickets only.

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

Documentary Screening: Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m., at Grace-Westminster United Church, 505 10th St. E. Presented by Yorkton Film Festival. The Story of the Grasslands National Park. With a talk by Meewasin Valley Authority’s Renny Grilz. Admission is free. Refreshments will be served.

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.

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,,

Bridge City Senioraction Inc.: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 8 through June, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., at the Saskatoon Field House, 2020 College Dr. A 55+ coed senior exercise club. Membership or drop-in fees at the door. Information at 306-931-8053, 306-244-0587.

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.

Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group Meeting: Oct. 8, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Community Health Centre in Market Mall. For patients and support persons of people living with Pulmonary Fibrosis. No registration required.

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

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,

Saskatoon Choral Society Rehearsals: Tuesdays, 7 p.m., at Grace-Westminster United Church, 505 10th St. E. A non-audition four-part choir. New members welcome. Information at,

Cued Old Time Dancing: The second and fourth Tuesday of the month through April 14, 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.

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.

Cecilian Singers Rehearsals: Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m., at St. Joseph’s Church, 535 Eighth St. E. The mixed-voice choir presents two concerts each year. New members are always welcome. Information at

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, 306-249-0254.

Circle of Healing: Wednesday evenings. Learn a simple meditative practice for physical, emotional, and spiritual healing. Admission is by donation. Information at 306-664-3331,

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

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, 306-343-9460.

Prairie Trio: Oct. 9-13 at The Barn Playhouse. Vickie Dyck and the Last Resort Band share humour, stories, folk, country, and old-tyme music. With a buffet dinner. Tickets at 306-239-4600.

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.

Grandmothers 4 Grandmothers Meetings: Second Thursday of the month, except July, August, and December, 1:30 p.m., at Grace-Westminster United Church, 505 10th St. E. The group raises awareness and funds for the Stephen Lewis Foundation. Information at 306-382-6636,

Saskatoon International Folk Dance: Thursdays, September to May, 7 p.m., on the main floor at Albert Community Centre, 610 Clarence Ave. S. The Saskatoon International Folk Dance Club teaches dances from around the world. Your first lesson is free. Information at

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, 306-242-7180.

Abbeyfield House Saskatoon Tours: Regular tours at 1320 Ave. K. S. Information at

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, 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,,


Gordon Snelgrove Gallery: Until Oct. 4 in Room 191 of the U of S’s Murray Building. Calligraphy, Painting, Landscape, Abstraction by Jianzeng Fu and Shawn Zheng.

Random Acts of Art: Oct. 4, 5 to 9:30 p.m., and Oct. 5, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at Albert Community Centre, 610 Clarence Ave. S. Presented by Saskatoon’s Group Six and a Half. A celebration of the sometimes studied and sometimes spontaneous art that happens somewhere in the brain.

Sounds Like 9: Real Sound: Oct. 10-12 and Nov. 1 around Saskatoon. Presented by PAVED Arts & The Unheard Sound Collective. An audio festival, investigating an indeterminate continuum of sounds from natural and organic to artificial and synthetic. With workshops and performances. Tickets at 306-652-6556,, or at the door. Information at

Darrell Bell Gallery: Until Oct. 12 at 405-105 21st St. E. Painting the Landscape.

Remai Modern: Until Nov. 17 at 102 Spadina Cres. E. BODY FLUID (BLOOD) by Puppies Puppies (Jade Kuriki Olivo). Donations to Canadian Blood Service Saturday mornings, private HIV testing afternoons Oct. 12, Nov. 2 and 16, and a panel discussion Oct. 15, 7 p.m.

Paved Arts: Until Oct. 19 at 424 20th St. W. Canoe Fight: From Reverence to Redress by Michael Farnan.

AKA Artist-Run: Until Oct. 19 at 424 20th St. W. Tuesday Night by Joel Bernbaum, Lancelot Knight, Andreas Buchwaldt.

The Gallery/Art Placement Inc.: Until Oct. 24 at 238 Third Ave. S. Landscape & Memory by Gregory Hardy.

St. Thomas More Gallery: Until Oct. 25 at 1437 College Dr. One Year Later, works by participants of the 2017-18 CARFAC Mentorship Program.

Gallery on the Greens: Through October at 2325 Preston Ave., in Market Mall. Context is Everything by Monique Martin.

Saskatchewan Craft Council: Until Nov. 16 at 813 Broadway Ave. Aggregate by Darren Emenau.

Market Mall Children’s Playland Art Gallery: Until Dec. 1 at 2325 Preston Ave, in Market Mall. The Call by students from Georges Vanier Catholic Fine Arts School.


299-952 by Ayla C., Grade Three is on display at Market Mall Children’s Playland Art Gallery. Supplied photo


Old Telephone by Eliza J., Grade Three is on display at Market Mall Children’s Playland Art Gallery. Supplied photo

Musée Ukraina Museum: Until Dec. 31 at 222 Ave. M S. Sonja in the Sunlight by Sonja Pawliw.


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 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 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. Information at or Facebook.

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 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, or Facebook.

Breastfeeding Cafe: Thursdays, 9:30 to 11 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

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

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

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