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.
Take Back the Night
Take Back The Night 2017
Saturday 7:00pm-10:00pm @ Bannerman Park
The annual Take Back The Night March will begin in Bannerman Park this Friday evening. People will march from the park to St. John’s City Hall to raise awareness about gender inequality and sexual violence. Allies will join marchers at City Hall for speeches and a Candlelight Vigil. Marchers are encouraged to bring signs, posters, and noisemakers.
Open Farm Day 2017
Sunday 11:00am-4:00pm @ Dixie H Farm – Newfoundland Pony Sanctuary
This Sunday is Open Farm Day, farms all over the province are opening their doors to the public. Dixie H Farms in the Goulds is celebrating with a Newfoundland Pony show, English and Western horseback riding demonstrations, and a fishpond. There’ll be canteen on site so you can snack while you take in the sights.
For the Kids
Drag Storytime with Irma Gerd
Sunday 2:00pm-3:00pm @ Chapters
Rise Up Fundraising is hosting storytime with St. John’s very own drag superstar Irma Gerd at Chapters this Sunday. Kids of all ages are welcome to come hear stories, do crafts, and get a photo with Irma. Parents are encouraged to register in advance by calling Chapters or dropping into the store.