Community Events in Regina this March 2019

Posted by Joyce Tourney on Friday, March 1st, 2019 at 10:30am.

Community Events in Regina this March 2019
February sure has been a cold one, but thankfully we are starting a new month with optimistically warmer temperatures.  Here are some fun events that you may enjoy in and around Regina.

Event Highlight - Spring Home Show
When: March 28th to 31st.
Where: Canada Centre Complex & International Trade Centre - Evraz Place
Price: One day ticket is $13 in advance or $14 at the door
Tour the many booths and get ideas for inside and outside of your home.  Find out about the latest landscaping and design trends. Carson Arthur and Frankie Flowers are this year’s guest speakers. 

Concerts and Performances in Regina

(March 1-3) Forward Currents Festival.  The Regina Symphony Chamber Players collaborated with the Saskatchewan Youth Ballet to create a new work examining issues faced by today’s millennials.  Pre-Concert Talk starts at 6pm. (Mamaweyatitan Centre, 3355 6th Ave).

(March 1) Charlie Major.  He is more Mellencamp than Merle, but it is the country music format that Charlie Major finds to be his home.  Doors open at 7:15pm.  (Casino Regina)

(March 1) The Pink Floyd Experience.  Jerry Parry Productions and Greatest Albums Live (GAL) are back with their next presentation of legendary rock albums brought to life on stage.  GAL will tackle Dark Side of the Moon released in March 1973.  The show starts at 8pm.  (Conexus Arts Centre).

(March 2) Mid-Winter Blues Festival.  The Mid-Winter Blues Festival returns for the 25th consecutive year and features world class performers such as Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials, Harpdog Brown and more.  Doors open at 6:45pm.  (Casino Regina)

(March 2) Mardi Gras with the Pile of Bones Brass Band.  Come party Mardi Gras style with the Pile of Bones Brass Band with special guests.  Events start at 7pm.  (German Club).

(March 3)  Charles Richard-Hamelin - Cecilian Chamber Series.  This Canadian is a standout as one of the most important pianists of his generation.   Program starts at 3:30pm.  (Knox Metropolitan Church).

(March 4) IL Divo: Timeless Tour.  The pre-eminent tenor powerhouse vocal group celebrates their 15th anniversary with the Timeless World Tour.  Show starts at 8pm.  (Conexus Arts Centre).

(March 8) Streetheart.  2019 sees the return of Streetheart to playing live shows after a two year hiatus to mark and honour the passing of lead vocalist Kenny Shields in 2017.  Doors open at 7:15pm.  (Casino Regina).

(March 9)  Lynyrd Skynyrd: Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour.  Farewell tour with special guest, Randy Bachman.  Doors open at 6:30pm.  (Brandt Centre).

(March 9)  Regina Symphony Orchestra presents Masterworks: Beethoven Symphony No. 6.  Show starts at 8pm.  (Conexus Arts Centre).

(March 13-16)  The Pirates of Penzance.  This comedic musical masterpiece focuses around a young man finishing his 21st year as an apprentice to pirates, only to discover he was born on the 29th of February…meaning he has a birthday only once each leap year.  (University of Regina Theatre).

(March 13)  The Irish Rovers.  The Rovers hail from Ireland and one from Scotland, however the band formed in Toronto.  They have produced over 40 albums.  Doors open at 7:15pm.  (Casino Regina).

(March 14)  Michelle Wright.  With the release of her first brand new music in five years, Michelle Wright once again shows why her expressive voice and distinctive style has garnered her twenty-five Top Ten radio hits.  Doors open at 7:15pm.  (Casino Regina).

(March 15)  Dolly, Patsy, Loretta - Legendary Ladies of Country Music.  Come celebrate the catalogues of the Legendary Ladies of Country Music, spanning three decades of iconic songs from Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, and Dolly Parton.  Doors open at 7:15pm.  (Casino Regina).

Arts and Culture

(March 8).  Superscreen Opening Reception.    Celebrate the opening of the latest exhibition, Superscreen, at the MacKenzie Art Gallery.  Doors open at 7pm.  (MacKenzie Art Gallery).

(March 9).  International Women’s Day Celebration.  Meet at the MacKenzie Art Gallery for “Women & Feminine Space”, and at 3:15pm bring red scarves and ribbons and meet on the Albert Street Bridge.  Event starts at 1pm.  (MacKenzie Art Gallery).

(March 16)  Regina Symphony Orchestra presents Shumiatcher Pops: The Music of John Williams.  The RSO celebrates the incredible catalogue of the most honoured film composer of all time: John Williams.  Show starts at 8pm.  (Conexus Arts Centre).

(March 17)  Regina Symphony Orchestra FREE Library Concert.  Join members of the RSO for an afternoon of free music.  (Regina Public Library).

(March 23)  Marianas Trench: Suspending Gravity Tour.  The band recently released their latest single “I Knew You When” (604 Records), an upfront take on moving on from a former relationship and lingering memories that remain.  Show starts at 8pm.  (Conexus Arts Centre).

(March 25)  Shakey Graves.  Shakey Graves’ new album, Can’t Wake Up (Dualtone), has received praise for veering from the inevitable to the revelatory.  Show starts at 8pm.  (Conexus Arts Centre).

(March 28-29)  Kinky Boots.  This award winning musical tells the uplifting tale of Charlie Price as he reluctantly takes over the family’s struggling shoe factory and tries to find fresh ideas.  The show starts at 8pm.  (Conexus Arts Centre).

(March 29) Colin James.  Colin James is getting back to the blues with his 19th Album, Miles To Go.  Doors open at 7:15pm. (Casino Regina).

(March 30)  Lords of Sceptre.  This is a one-act, three-man show that depicts the Golden Age of barnstorming baseball in Western Canada.  Show starts at 8pm.  (Lakeview United Church)

(March 30)  Lighthouse - 50th Anniversary Tour.  Celebrating 50 years of being Canada’s band.  Doors open at 7:15pm.  (Casino Regina).

(Food + Drink Events in Regina

(March 1) First Firken Friday. Enjoy the pomp and circumstance of the list longstanding monthly Bushwakker tradition.  This month’s offering is Butterscotch Brown Ale. This delicious beer and suds-soaking experience starts at 5:30pm.  (Bushwakker Brewpub).
(March 8) IG Wealth Management Presents Wine in Wascana.  This event provides you with the opportunity to sample hundreds of wines from countries all over the world in a sophisticated and elegant environment.  The event starts at 7pm.  (Conexus Arts Centre)

Sports, Recreation, and Leisure Events in Regina

(March 2) Regina Pats.  Cheer on the Regina Pats as they take on the Lethbridge Hurricanes.  Game is at 2:30pm. (Brandt Centre).

(March 8) Regina Pats.  Cheer on the Regina Pats as they take on the Moose Jaw Warriors.  Game is at 2:30pm. (Brandt Centre).

(March 13) Regina Pats.  Cheer on the Regina Pats as they take on the Swift Current Broncos.  Game is at 7pm. (Brandt Centre).

(March 15 ) Regina Pats.  Cheer on the Regina Pats as they take on the Brandon Wheat Kings.  Game is at 7pm.(Brandt Centre)                                                                

(March 16).  Sask Soul Winter Fest.    Immerse yourself in a Day of Warmth, Connection + Soul Southing Goodness.  Enjoy yoga, meditation, dance, music, and more.  Event starts at 9am.  (Local + Fresh Event Space). 

Adult Events in Regina

(March 15-17)  Pile 0’ Bones Tattoo Convention.  Meet over 80 of Canada’s top tattoo artists.  Tickets are $15/day or $25 for the whole weekend.  (Conexus Arts Centre).

(March 21)  TEDxRLPCentralLibrary.  An independently organized TED event featuring local speakers.  Event starts at 1pm.  (Regina Public Library).

(March 29 - 31)  Body Soul Spirit Expo.  If you are seeking options to improve your life, physically, emotionally, and spiritually, expand your consciousness, or improve your health, there are a lot of choices to consider all in one space.  Shows starts at 3pm on the 29th.  (Conexus Arts Centre)

Family Events in Regina

(March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30) Regina Farmer’s Market.  Winter might be here but the Farmer’s Market is continuing indoors.  Great local products including: baking, produce, crafts, and other great idea.  Doors open at 9am. (Core Ritchie Neighbourhood Centre). 

(March 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31)  Centennial Market.  Indoor market located in the heart of the Warehouse District with over a hundred vendors.  (1230 Broad Street). 

(March 9).  Government House Writing Series - Write Your Family History.  Celebrate National Genealogy Day by learning how to write your family’s story.  Event starts at 1:30pm.  (Government House).  

(March 10)  K9 Kadets.  Join the K9 Cadets and learn about dogs in the RCMP and in the community.  The event runs from 12-5pm.  (RCMP Heritage Centre). 

(March 15)  Mini Pop Kids Live!  Don’t miss your chance to TAKE FLIGHT with Canada’s bestselling kid’s music group.  Show starts at 6:30pm.  (Conexus Arts Centre)

(March 24)  Kids Concert Series: Fred Penner & Friends.  Fred Penner joins the RSO with his famously gentle voice and folk guitar.  Shows at 3pm and 5pm.  (Riddell Centre Theatre).

Public Skating

The Rink @City Square
Downtown Regina
Public Skating Hours:  Monday - Friday: 11:30am-1:30pm, 6pm - 9pm
                                   Saturday and Sunday: 1pm - 5pm

Doug Wickenheiser Arena
1127 Arnason Street North Regina, SK Phone: 306-777-7073
Public Skating Hours* (Starting January 2019 - to be announced)
Fees: Public skating admission prices are:  Family: $14.00 - Seniors (65+): $5.25 - Adult (25-64 yrs): $7.00 - Young Adult (19-24 yrs): $5.25 Youth (13-18 yrs): $4.50 - Children (2-12 yrs): $3.00 - Toddler (under 2 yrs): Free

Al Ritchie Arena
2230 Lindsay Street Regina, SK Phone: 306-777-7381
Public Skating Hours* (October 3, 2018 to March 13, 2019)
                                            Wednesday: 6 – 8 p.m.
Fees:  All public skates at the Al Ritchie arena are free.  

Clarence Mahon Arena
130 Brotherton Avenue Regina, SK Phone: 306-777-7387
Public Skating Hours* (October 16, 2018 to March 12, 2019)
*No skates December 25 & January 1*
Tuesday: 6 – 8 p.m. (free)
Fees: Public skating on Tuesday is free

 Jack Hamilton Arena
1010 McCarthy Boulevard  Regina, SK Phone: 306-777-7385
Public Skating Hours* (October 8, 2018 to March 18, 2019)
*No skates December 24 & 31*
Monday: 6 – 8 p.m.
Fees:  Public skating admission prices are:
Family: $14.00 - Seniors (65+): $5.25 - Adult (25-64 yrs): $7.00 - Young Adult (19-24 yrs): $5.25 Youth (13-18 yrs): $4.50 - Children (2-12 yrs): $3.00 - Toddler (under 2 yrs): Free

Jack Staples Arena
444 Broad Street North  Regina, SK Phone: 306-777-7384
Public Skating Hours* (October 5, 2018 to March 15, 2019)
Friday: 6 - 8 p.m.
Fees:  Public skating on Friday is free.

Murray Balfour Arena
68 Massey Road  Regina, SK Phone: 306-777-7386
Public Skating Hours* (October 6, 2018 to March 16, 2019)
Saturday: 6 - 8 p.m.
Fees: Public skating admission prices are: Family: $14.00 - Seniors (65+): $5.25 - Adult (25-64 yrs): $7.00 - Young Adult (19-24 yrs): $5.25 Youth (13-18 yrs): $4.50 - Children (2-12 yrs): $3.00 - Toddler (under 2 yrs): Free 

Optimist Arena
222 Sunset Drive  Regina, SK Phone: 306-777-7809
Public Skating Hours* (October 21, 2018 to March 3, 2019)
Sunday: Beginner Skate 12 - 1 p.m.
Sunday: Public Skate 1 - 3 p.m.
Fees:  Public skating admission prices are:
Family: $14.00 - Seniors (65+): $5.25 - Adult (25-64 yrs): $7.00 - Young Adult (19-24 yrs): $5.25 Youth (13-18 yrs): $4.50 - Children (2-12 yrs): $3.00 - Toddler (under 2 yrs): Free 

Wheat City Kinsmen Arena
560 Elphinstone Street  Regina, SK Phone: 306-777-7382
Public Skating Hours* (October 28 to December 30, 2018)
Sunday: 6 - 8 p.m.
Public Skating Hours* (October 27, 2018 to March 9, 2019)
Saturday: 12 - 2 p.m.
Fees:  Public skating admission prices are:
Family: $14.00 - Seniors (65+): $5.25 - Adult (25-64 yrs): $7.00 - Young Adult (19-24 yrs): $5.25 Youth (13-18 yrs): $4.50 - Children (2-12 yrs): $3.00 - Toddler (under 2 yrs): Free



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