Three Things to do the Weekend is a varied weekly sampling of what to be at this weekend, featuring things we haven’t already covered this week. For more options, visit our add-your-own events page.

Eat For a Good Cause 

Lawnya Vawnya Lasanga 
Saturday 6:00 – 9:00pm @ Mallard Cottage

Mallard Cottage is hosting a fundraiser for our city’s beloved Lawnya Vawnya Festival this weekend. They’ll be serving up veg or meat lasagna and a side for $20.00 (cash only), plus there’ll be live music performed by Remix ’86, and drink specials. Head down to the gut to enjoy some comfort food and a few tunes while supporting independent arts and culture.

For Pet Lovers

SPCA St. John’s Fall Fair 
Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm @ Mazol Shrine Centre

The SPCA’s Fall Fair is a great place to pick up gifts for the animal lovers in your life, there’ll be tons of SPCA merchandise and pet accessories for sale. Soup, coffee, and tea will be available for purchase inside, along with a slew of homemade baked goods. Admission is just $2.00 and that includes the chance to win a door prize. There’ll be lots of chances to win prizes and play games.

Writing and Editing

How To Work with an Editor: A Panel with Editors NL 
Sunday 1:00pm – 3:00pm @ Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador

WANL is hosting an editorial panel with local editors Sandy Newton, Leslie Vryenhoek, and Claire Wilkshire. The three editors will talk about what makes a good author/editor relationship and what role the editor plays in different types of projects. Participants are encouraged to bring questions and join the conversation. The workshop is by donation, but advanced registration through the Writers’ Alliance is required.