out on the town - May 1, 2014

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out on the town

A look at what's happening in Moose Jaw this weekend.

Friday

What: Moose Jaw Festival of Dance presents the Dance Inspirations Festival

Where: Peacock Collegiate

When: For times, visit danceinspirations.ca or call 306-693-6330.

What: Jam sessions

Where: Moose Jaw and District Seniors

When: 10 a.m. to noon

What: Fair trade festival. There will be coffee, chocolate, arts, crafts and gifts for sale from Ten Thousand Villages. All proceeds will go to the Living Waters Women’s Shelter.

Where: Central Lutheran Church

When: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

What: Moose Jaw Scrabble Club meeting

Where: Craft room at the Cosmo Senior Citizens Centre

When: 1 p.m. New members are welcome. For more information, call Joyce at 306-692-0731.

What: Free swims

Where: Kinsmen Sportsplex.

When: Family and lap swim 6-7:15 p.m.; public swim, 7:30-9:15.; teen swim for youth aged 12 to 18, 9:30-11:30 p.m.

What: Canada Day benefit concert featuring The Uncoolas

Where: Mae Wilson Theatre

When: 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25.

Saturday

What: Moose Jaw Festival of Dance presents the Dance Inspirations Festival

Where: Peacock Collegiate

When: For times, visit danceinspirations.ca or call 306-693-6330.

What: Reading Town Canada will have Reading Glens until May 10

Where: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

When: Crescent Park by the amphitheatre

What: Reading Town Canada will have Tiny Lending Libraries until May 10. Small information libraries will be stocked with books for taking, borrowing and browsing.

Where: Zion United Church, 423 Main St., Tilbury Design, 111 Main St., near the corner of Keith Street and Valleyview Drive, near the corner of 14th Avenue Southwest and Smith Street, near the corner of Athabasca Street West and 11th Avenue Northwest and in the Wakamow River Park Campground.

When: All day

What: Reading Town Canada will have Blind Date with a Canadian Book until May 10. Customers will have a blind date with a free wrapped book. Customers will choose something to read based only on a hint or two.

Where: Java Express, 23 Main St.

When: Business hours

What: Reading Town Canada will have a read of Margaret Atwood’s Death by Landscape until May 10. It will be posted page by page in shop windows.

Where: Main Street

When: All day

What: Reading Town Canada presents Pizza Pie Poems until May 10. When anyone orders a pizza from participating businesses, they will receive a poem by a prominent Canadian poet with the order.

Where: Order a pizza from Domino’s Pizza, Houston Pizza, Trifon’s Pizza, TJ’s Pizza, Family Pizza and Western Pizza

When: All day

What: Fair trade festival. There will be coffee, chocolate, arts, crafts and gifts for sale from Ten Thousand Villages. All proceeds will go to the Living Waters Women’s Shelter.

Where: Central Lutheran Church

When: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

What: Reading Town Canada will kick of Reading Town Week with a pancake breakfast

Where: Timothy Eaton Centre

When: 9-11 a.m. Cost is $6 per person. For more information about the breakfast, email christine.boyczuk@fhhr.ca and for more information on Reading Town, visit nationalreadingcampaign.ca/reading-town-events/.

What: Reading Town Canada will have author Dianne Young reading from her book Flyary. Free books will be given away for children aged four to eight.

Where: Moose Jaw Public Library

When: 10:30 a.m. Moose Jaw Food Bank donations are encouraged at the door.

What: Second annual Moose Jaw Natural Health and Healing Expo

Where: Cosmo Senior Citizens Centre

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for students and seniors.

What: Reading Town Canada will have a short story walk. Mayor Deb Higgins will lead the walk. The Stanley Cup Caper by Robert J. Sawyer will be posted page by page on the windows of participating businesses in the area. It will be a literary scavenger hunt for the whole week.

Where: South Hill starting in front of the mural by Gary Hyland at the corner of Fourth Avenue Southwest and Home Street

When: 2:30 p.m.

What: Reading Town Canada will have Make it Grow! for ages two to five. Plant a seed and learn how it grows.

Where: Moose Jaw Public Library

When: 2:30 p.m. Registration is required.

What: Duct Tape Creations for youth aged 10 to 18

Where: Moose Jaw Public Library

When: 3 p.m. No registration is required and admission is free.

What: Reading Town Canada will hold a Twit Lit Workshop and Contest. It will be a workshop on writing poetry in 140 charactesr on Twitter to launch the week-long contest of Twitter poetry.

Where: Moose Jaw Public Library

When: 3-4 p.m.

What: Singin, PIckin’ and Grinnin’ with Freddie and Sheila Pelletier and special guests Clinton Pelletier and Daniel Gervais

Where: Mae Wilson Theatre

When: 7 p.m. Tickets are $20.

What: Centre social dance with music by Three for the Show.

Where: Moose Jaw and District Seniors

When: 8 p.m. to midnight. Cost is $12 including evening lunch.

Sunday

What: Moose Jaw Festival of Dance presents the Dance Inspirations Festival

Where: Peacock Collegiate

When: For times, visit danceinspirations.ca or call 306-693-6330.

What: Reading Town Canada will have Reading Glens until May 10

Where: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

When: Crescent Park by the amphitheatre

What: Reading Town Canada will have Tiny Lending Libraries until May 10. Small information libraries will be stocked with books for taking, borrowing and browsing.

Where: Zion United Church, 423 Main St., Tilbury Design, 111 Main St., near the corner of Keith Street and Valleyview Drive, near the corner of 14th Avenue Southwest and Smith Street, near the corner of Athabasca Street West and 11th Avenue Northwest and in the Wakamow River Park Campground.

When: All day

What: Reading Town Canada will have Blind Date with a Canadian Book until May 10. Customers will have a blind date with a free wrapped book. Customers will choose something to read based only on a hint or two.

Where: Java Express, 23 Main St.

When: Business hours

What: Reading Town Canada will have a read of Margaret Atwood’s Death by Landscape until May 10. It will be posted page by page in shop windows.

Where: Main Street

When: All day

What: Reading Town Canada presents Pizza Pie Poems until May 10. When anyone orders a pizza from participating businesses, they will receive a poem by a prominent Canadian poet with the order.

Where: Order a pizza from Domino’s Pizza, Houston Pizza, Trifon’s Pizza, TJ’s Pizza, Family Pizza and Western Pizza

When: All day

What: Second annual Moose Jaw Natural Health and Healing Expo

Where: Cosmo Senior Citizens Centre

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for students and seniors.

What: MS Walk

Where: Kiwanis Pavilion in Wakawmow Valley

When: Check-in at noon and the walk begins at 1 p.m. For more information, visit mssociety.ca.

What: Reading Town Canada will hold a Transition Launch and Reading. It will be a celebration of and reading from Transition, a magazine by, for and about people with direct experience of mental illness published by the Saskatchewan division of the Canadian Mental Health Association.

Where: Moose Jaw Public Library

When: 3 p.m.

What: Spring supper featuring a roast beef meal

Where: Church of Our Lady

When: 5 p.m. Cost is $12 for adults and $6 for children aged six to 12. Children under six are free. For tickets, call Ron Pigott at 306-692-5614, Matt Haag at 306-693-4435, John Fischer at 306-692-0318 or the church office at 306-692-2950.

What: Free turf time featuring toys, bouncy castles and space to run or play a favourite game. Watch for special guests, speakers and programs taking place the last Sunday of every month.

Where: YaraCentre

When: 6-8 p.m.

Movies

Playing at Galaxy Cinemas this weekend (all times p.m.):

Captain America: The Winter Soldier, PG: Saturday at 3:20; in 3D: Friday and Saturday at 6:40 and 9:40; Sunday at 9:40

Heaven is for Real, G: Friday at 7:10 and 9:50; Saturday and Sunday at 4, 7:10 and 9:50

Rio 2, G: Friday 6:45 and 9:15; Saturday and Sunday at 3:40, 6:45 and 9:15

The Amazing Spider-Man 2, PG: Friday at 6:20 and 9:30; Saturday and Sunday at 3:15, 6:20 and 9:30; in 3D: Friday at 7 and 10:10; Saturday and Sunday at 3:50, 7 and 10:10

The Other Woman, PG: Friday at 6:30 and 9:10; Saturday and Sunday at 3:30, 6:30 and 9:10

WWE Extreme Rules - 2014: Sunday at 6

Organizations: Reading Town Canada, Senior Citizens Centre, Ten Thousand Villages Living Waters Women Lutheran Church Mae Wilson Theatre Zion United Church Timothy Eaton Centre Moose Jaw Food Bank Saskatchewan division Canadian Mental Health Association

Geographic location: Moose Jaw, Crescent Park, Keith Street 14th Avenue Southwest Smith Street 11th Avenue Northwest Canada South Hill Fourth Avenue Southwest Home Street Kiwanis Wakawmow Valley

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