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Things to do in Saskatoon in May 2016

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Summer weather is here and our great City is on the verge of the outdoor festival season. Until then, get your fill on any of the numerous marathons, science exhibits, and musical concerts held throughout the month of May.

Apr 20 to May 15

Persephone Theatre presents Mary Poppins

Rawlco Radio Hall, Remai Arts Centre
This enchanting musical will have you leaving the theatre with a song in your heart and a spring in your step. Website

May 3 to 7

CINERGIE: Saskatchewan’s Francophone Film Festival / Festival Du Film Francophone La Saskatchewan

Broadway Theatre

May 4

Smok’n Georgey

Piggy’s Pub & Grill, 1403 Idylwyld Dr N @ 8:30pm

May 5

Hedley, Carly Rae Jepsen, and Francesco Yates

SaskTel Centre

May 5

CMAS Hosts Open Acoustic Mic

Piggy’s Pub & Grill, 1403 Idylwyld Dr N @ 7:30pm

May 5

Colt Ford

Outlaws Country Rock Bar, Doors @ 7:30pm

May 6

Moscow Ballet Presents Don Quixote

TCU Place @ 7:30pm

May 6

The Who

SaskTel Centre

May 6

Saskatoon Wildlife Federation’s 24th Annual Ladies’ Dinner & Auction

Saskatoon Wildlife Federation Clubhouse (Lowe Road)
Cocktails & Silent Auctions @ 5:30pm; Dinner @ 7:00pm; Live Auction @ 8:00pm
Tickets: $60 each or $480 for a table of 8 — (306) 242- 1666 or www.saskatoonwildlifefederation.com Join us for an evening of food, fun & fundraising in support of our summer camp program. The theme is “Aloha from Hawaii” so dress for the theme if you like. New this year, one table will win an upgrade to a VIP table with fabulous prizes.

May 6 to 7

17 Seconds of Fuel

Piggy’s Pub & Grill, 1403 Idylwyld Dr N @ 9:00pm

May 7

Science Rendezvous

U of S, Geology Building, 114 Science Place
10:30am to 3:00pm — Fun for the whole family! Come take a walk with the dinosaurs, investigate the depths of a black hole, and play the science in our own backyard. What is Science Rendezvous? It is an annual festival that takes science out of the lab and onto the street. The organization works with Canada’s top research institutes to present a coast-to-coast open house and festival that is FREE for everyone. With over 300 events across 30 cities and 1000’s of mind-blowing activities, Science Rendezvous is Canada’s largest celebration of the amazing feats of science and engineering happening right here at home (http://www.sciencerendezvous.ca).

May 7

Saskatoon Endometriosis Awareness Day

Various
12:00pm to 3:00pm — 2nd Annual Endometriosis Awareness Walk and the First Film Screening of Endo What? in Western Canada! 12pm-film screening at Roxy Theater, 2PM Walk at Kinsmen Park, Meet at City Hospital Doors, Refreshments and speeches to follow in City Hospital basement cafeteria- Cost is by donation. Find “Saskatoon Endometriosis Awareness Day” Event on Facebook or email saskendowarriors@hotmail.com for more information

May 7

John McDermott

Broadway Theatre

May 7

Vesna Festival

Prairieland Park

May 10

Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra presents Music Talk at McNally

McNally Robinson Booksellers @ 7:00pm
SSO Website

May 11

Chris Tomlin

Circle Drive Alliance Church

May 11

Kelly Read

Piggy’s Pub & Grill, 1403 Idylwyld Dr N @ 8:30pm

May 12

CMAS Hosts Open Acoustic Mic

Piggy’s Pub & Grill, 1403 Idylwyld Dr N @ 7:30pm

May 12 to 15

Salt Baby presented by Live 5 Theatre

The Refinery Arts & Spirit Centre, 609 Dufferin Avenue
Produced by The Salt Baby Collective
Salt Baby, a young woman born and raised on Six Nations reserve, struggles to find a place of her own in an urban area. A new relationship with a non-Native man, Alligator, stirs the pot even further. Salt Baby is a comedic journey of self-discovery, and finding the difference between racism, ignorance, and indifference. Website

May 13 to 14

Mudd Brothers

Piggy’s Pub & Grill, 1403 Idylwyld Dr N @ 9:00pm

May 14

Stars on Ice

SaskTel Centre @ 7:30pm

May 14

Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra presents Appalachian Spring

TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre @ 7:30pm
SSO Website

May 15

Intro to Meditation Workshop

Saskatoon Field House @ 2:00pm-4:00pm
Introduction to Meditation for Kids and Teens. This workshop is intended for adults, parents, teachers, and community leaders who are interested in learning about incorporating a meditation practice into their kid’s lives. Discussion will include: Meditation as a remedy for stress, the 4 pillars of happy and sucessful children, and how to introduce a meditative practice for youth. Although the information is directed towards youth, the workshop is intended for adults only. * To register, visit: www.alexmitchell.ca/meditation

May 19

Selena Gomez

SaskTel Centre @ 7:30pm

May 19

CMAS Hosts Open Acoustic Mic

Piggy’s Pub & Grill, 1403 Idylwyld Dr N @ 7:30pm

May 19 to 22

Salt Baby presented by Live 5 Theatre

The Refinery Arts & Spirit Centre, 609 Dufferin Avenue
Produced by The Salt Baby Collective
Salt Baby, a young woman born and raised on Six Nations reserve, struggles to find a place of her own in an urban area. A new relationship with a non-Native man, Alligator, stirs the pot even further. Salt Baby is a comedic journey of self-discovery, and finding the difference between racism, ignorance, and indifference. Website

May 20 to 21

Tony Kaye

Piggy’s Pub & Grill, 1403 Idylwyld Dr N @ 9:00pm

May 21

NLL West Division Finals — Saskatchewan Rush vs. TBD

SaskTel Centre @ 7:30pm
The National Lacrosse League is North America’s professional indoor lacrosse league featuring the world’s best players. Website

May 25

U of S Graduation Powwow

U of S campus – the Bowl @ 10am to 4pm
The annual Graduation Powwow, situated on the beautiful U of S campus, celebrates First Nations, Métis and Inuit students graduating from the U of S and from secondary schools across the province. Attendees have the opportunity to listen to traditional First Nations drumming and singing, watch a variety of traditional First Nations dance styles and dress, and participate in educational children’s workshops held in tipis and a Métis Red River cart. Schedule of events: 10 am: Grand entry and grade 12 graduates are honoured with a gift — 11 am: Youth dance and drum competitions — 1 pm: U of S graduates are presented with a gift — 2-4 pm: Adult dance and drum competitions — Throughout the day U of S food vendors will be near the powwow arena selling a variety of food options. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event. Website:

May 26

CMAS Hosts Open Acoustic Mic

Piggy’s Pub & Grill, 1403 Idylwyld Dr N @ 7:30pm

May 27 to 28

Freddie and the Axeman

Piggy’s Pub & Grill, 1403 Idylwyld Dr N @ 9:00pm

May 28

Broadway ArtFest

Broadway District
10:00am to 5:00pm
As part of this summer’s Block Party Series, this year’s event will take place within a one block outdoor street closure on Broadway Avenue (we are back outside!). It will be here that artists will display their art and potentially even share the creative process through a live demonstration. We hope you join us for a day filled with local talent, sidewalk sales, and art workshops! Please visit www.onbroadway.ca to download the registration form. Registration fee is $60 and the deadline to apply is May 8th at 11:59 PM.

May 28

The Meadows Street Ball Hockey Tournament presented by Arbutus Properties

600 block of Meadows Boulevard
Time: 9am – 4pm — Novice (Age 7-8) and Atom (Age 9-10) — FREE ENTRY — Details at www.MeadowsLiving.ca

May 28

Capital One Race for Kids™

River Landing, Spadina Crescent E
Registration at 10:00am Race starts 11:00am. Capital One Race for Kids™ is an urban adventure race offering a chance to return to the best adventures of childhood, all while raising funds for kids to receive the support needed to realize their true potential. In 30 communities across Canada, teams of four will compete in a race to 10 Checkpoints in a race to the finish line. Checkpoints are designed to focus the mind and challenge the body in fun and zany ways. Once finished, there will be a celebration and awards ceremony to commemorate your completion of the race! Website

May 29

Saskatchewan Marathon

Meewasin Valley Trail

 

Kari Calder

Saskatoon real estate agent

Century 21 Fusion

Kari@saskatoonrealestate.net

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