8 things to do in #YQL this weekend

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Learn to curl at the Kinsmen Club of Lethbridge’s Break the Ice Funspiel March 4–6 at the Lethbridge Curling Club. Touted as the least competitive bonspiel in our city, seasoned curlers and novice stone throwers alike are invited to the charity curling tournament in support of STARS Air Ambulance. The tournament kicks of Friday with a meet and greet at 5:30 p.m., followed by a curling clinic at 6 p.m., and the first draw begins at 7:30 p.m. Teams will also play two draws on Saturday, with a dinner to follow, along with two draws on Sunday before the wrap-up event. For more information, visit: lethbridgecurlingclub.com

TWO

Start your weekend off with the rhythmic melodies of Global Drums at the U of L’s Conservatory of Music Lunch & Listen Concert Series at Casa. The free concert, part of First Friday celebrations on March 4, begins at 12:15 p.m. in the ATB Financial Room. For more information, visit: www.uleth.ca/music-conservatory

THREE

Students and faculty from the Lethbridge College’s School of Design and Media will be at Park Place Mall every Saturday and Sunday from Feb. 27–March 20 talking to prospective students about media and design careers. This weekend, they will be showcasing the Interior Design Technology program through a variety of interactive displays. Find out how you can get involved in this exciting field! The mall is open Saturday 10 a.m.–9 p.m. and Sunday noon–5 p.m.

FOUR

“Dodge the Ball, not the fun” at Lethbridge’s BIGGEST Dodgeball Game March 5 in Lethbridge College’s Val Matteotti Gymnasium. Organizers are aiming to fill the gymnasium with up to 2,000 players for a massive game in support of the United Way Community Fund. Registration is $10 per person and begins at 11 a.m., and at 1:30 p.m. players will line up for the opening rush.

FIVE

Cheer on the leaders of tomorrow as they tackle multiple syllables in a fierce competition of wit and memory at the fifth annual Spelling Bee hosted by the Lethbridge Public Library. The Main Branch’s Theatre Gallery will be buzzing with excitement starting at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 5 as the spelling “bees” (children in Grades 4–6) seek to out-spell the competition.

SIX

Enjoy the smooth sounds of Hippodrome at the Geomatic Attic Community Cabaret. The charity concert is in support of the Southern Alberta Community Living Association and takes place at the German Canadian Club March 5 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $22.50 and can be purchased at  www.geomaticattic.ca.

SEVEN

The Gallery at Casa is unveiling three new exhibits Saturday, March 5 at 7 p.m. THUNK features the eclectic and diverse works of three U of L fine arts faculty members in the Main Gallery, the Paintings and Drawings of Lars Nodge will be exhibited in the Passage Gallery, and the recent works from the Group of Several will be on display in the Concourse Gallery. All three exhibits run until April 22.

EIGHT

The U of L Conservatory of Music presents Riversong with special guests Natosi Okahn Sacred Society, Keith Chiefmoon, Kathy Matkin-Clapton, and Nicole Garlock 3 p.m. Saturday, March 5 at the Southminster United Church. Tickets are $10 per person, $15 for seniors and alumni, $12 for students, and can be purchased by contacting the U of L Box Office at 403-329-2616 or online at www.ulethbridge.ca/tickets

For more information on the events mentioned, and to find even more exciting things to do this weekend in our city, visit lethbridgeliving.com/events/calendar-view.

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