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


Georgestown Neighbourhood Flea Market
Saturday 10:00am – 12:00pm @ Georgestown

The Georgetown Neighbourhood Association’s annual flea market is one of the biggest in the city. Each year the Association has a table at Hayward Avenue and William Street and smaller stalls are spread throughout the neighbourhood, in front of people’s homes. Everything from baked goods, fresh lemonade, hot dogs, indoor and outdoor plants, quirky used furniture, vintage clothes, and backstreet boys CDs will be for sale, you never know what you’ll take home!


Beading Workshop with Brooke Brandon
Saturday 2:00pm- 4:00pm @ The St. John’s Native Friendship Centre

In this workshop Brooke Brandon of Thunderbird Woman Beading will guide participants as they make a pair of beaded earrings. The workshop is a fundraiser to help Paddy Davisson (Makah Nation) participate in the MsitNo’kmaq Tall Ship Project, sailing from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Le Havre, France. The workshop is $20.00 and space is limited, contact Amelia to register at 728-8384 (texting preferred) or 


Sqwish Queer-Friendly Basketball (St. John’s Pride)
11:00am – 1:00pm  @ The Works

Sqwish is part of St. John’s Pride’s weeklong Pride celebrations (which culminate in a big Parade starting at City Hall this Sunday). It’s a queer-friendly, non-competitive game of drop-in basketball for people who didn’t feel comfortable playing sports in high school. Admission is free but donations of non-perishable food items are encouraged.