Moose Jaw -
Members of Moose Jaw Community Players will be on stage tonight and Saturday in dinner theatres at the Royal Canadian Legion.
Five comedies from the collection of Lovers and Other Strangers will be presented.
Hal and Cathy is directed by Doug Dixon and features Tracy and Laura Richard. Brenda and Jerry is directed by Bob Miller and stars Matt Zumstein and Jewel Gerdes. Johnny and Wilma is directed by Doug Cook who stars with Deborah Derksen-Avery. Miles and Susan features Jarrod and Suzanne Jeanson, directed by Jarrod. The final play, Bea, Frank, Richie and Joan, is directed by Brian Schweiger with cast members Vicky Turley, Jasper Wills and Tracy and Laura Richard. The program is co-ordinated and produced by Russ McKnight.
Dinner show reservations are available at the Legion, Past Times Old Time Photography or Pillow Talk Lingerie.
The group is also in rehearsal for And the Winner Is, a three-act comedy that will be presented as a dinner theatre in early April. It is also the local entry in the provincial festival in mid-April in Prince Albert.
Big Country Toastmasters
The theme was Cupid's at Work at the Feb. 11 meeting of Big Country Toastmasters. Geri Roman was chairperson and Lorna Arnold was Toastmaster and table topics master.
The word of the day was stymied and members were challenged to use their creativity in using the theme and word in their introductions.
Lorna Arnold described the purpose of table topics which encourages members to practice impromptu speaking. Her theme during this session was which prominent person would you send a Valentine to in promoting love in the world.
Simon Wells used the topic, leadership myths in a motivational speech challenging members to strive to be good leaders.
Sharon Heaney's topic was the legendary story of true lovers, Pocohontas and John Smith, giving historical facts intertwined with legends.
Western Development Museum
Members of the 431 Demonstration Squadron, the Snowbirds from 15 Wing will be at the Western Development Museum Sunday to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the flight of the Silver Dart, the first powered flight in Canada.
The celebration will take place from noon to 4 p.m.
Will Chabun, an aviation historian and columnist for the LeaderPost, will talk about the role of aviation in Saskatchewan's early history at 2 p.m.
There will also be a paper airplane distance contest, with prizes in different age categories. The contests will run from noon to 2 p.m.
Regular museum admission will apply.