June 2019

  • Canadian Blood Services Donor Event Monday June 24, 2019 - 2:00pm - 7:00pm, Dekker Centre for the Performing Arts
    Canadian Blood Services will be hosting a donor event, book online at www.blood.ca
  • Adult Book Club Monday June 24, 2019 - 7pm, North Battleford Public Library
    Join us for a discussion of Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult on June 24th at 7pm. Refreshments provided.
  • Teen Book Club Wednesday June 26, 2019 - 4-5pm, North Battleford Public Library
    Our teen book club will be discussing Caraval by Stephanie Garber for June on the 26th at 4pm. Snacks will be provided.
  • Live at Noon Wednesday June 26, 2019 - 12:00 p.m., Central Park
    Live entertainment and BBQ in Central Park. Bring a chair, blanket and enjoy the beautiful summer downtown.
  • Happy Hour on the Patio Thursday June 27, 2019 - 5:00 to 8:30 pm, Chapel Gallery
    Happy Hour on the Patio at the Chapel Gallery. Join us for a cold beer or a glass of wine at the Chapel Gallery and take in the best view in town! Cash Bar For more information call 306-445-1760 or email sapp5@accesscomm.ca The Chapel Gallery is located at 891-99th Street in the Don Ross Centre, North Battleford, Sask. This event sponsored by the City of North Battleford.
  • Free Flow Dance presents The Atlas Figment Friday June 28, 2019 to Saturday June 29, 2019 - 8:00 pm, Battlefords Community Players
    Free Flow Dance Theatre (Saskatoon) presents... The Atlas Figment with special guest Newton Moraes (Toronto) June 28 and 29 Doors open at 7:30pm Show at 8:00pm Battlefords Community Playhouse 102-26th Street, Battleford, Sask. Free Flow Dance Theatre from Saskatoon is pleased to announce their 2 night run of The Atlas Figment at the Battlefords Community Playhouse June 28-29. Box office 306-446-3133 - Tickets $20 Student/Senior, $25 Regular Age 13+ Free Flow Dance is Saskatoon’s professional contemporary dance company. The performance showcases a riveting and atmospheric contemporary work by Artistic Director Jackie Latendresse, "The Atlas Figment" performed by dancers Kyle Syverson, Rachel Saufert and Miriam Edghill alongside an original score by local Battleford writer/composer Cliff Burns. The Atlas Figment exists in a surrealist dream like state. You are invited to interpret the images and symbolism in a personal way as you would a dream upon awaking. Free Flow Dance Theatre was founded in 1995 in Ontario and relocated to Saskatchewan where they have found a home in Saskatoon for the past 15 years. The company presents edgy new work alongside of their community based programming and is looking forward to performing in the Battlefords. Cliff Burns has been a professional writer for over thirty years, with eleven full-length books and numerous magazine and anthology appearances to his credit. As well as an extensive body of written work, he has also created various visual pieces, short films, and occasionally turns his hand at concocting weird, spacey, electronic music. You can find out more by visiting his on-line blog, Beautiful Desolation. Newton Moraes Dance Theatre is a company dedicated to the creation, performance and production of contemporary dance works to explore, maintain and develop the links between the arts of Canada and Latin America Dancers take note! Workshops will be held on Saturday June 29th 1pm Contemporary dance with Free Flow Dance Theatre 3:15pm Contemporary Brazilian Dance with Newton Moraes – Guest artist from Toronto $20 per workshop. Registration Information: freeflowdance@gmail.com Free Flow would like to thank Dance Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Arts Board for their support of the development of this project and to Patricia Dewer for your mentorship during the W.I.P. Dance Series. Contact freeflowdance@gmail.com or 306-665-5998 for more info or interviews. Box office 306-446-3133

July 2019

  • As Long as the River Flows - Reception Friday July 5, 2019 - 5:00 p.m., Chapel Gallery
    Exhibition Reception for As long as the River Flows: An art response to the oil catastrophe - North Saskatchewan River. Appetizers and Refreshments by donation. For more information please call 306-445-1760.
  • Presentation, Book Sales and Signing Friday July 12, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm, Chapel Gallery
    The Stories Were Not Told - Sandra Semchuk Presentation, Book Sales and Signing. University of Alberta Press Celebrate the publication of Sandra Semchuk's The Stories Were Not Told Canada's First World War Internment Camps. Through memory work and photography, Semchuk creates a space for the internees and there descendants to tell their stories. Presentation, Book Sales, and Signing. Accessible Building. Free Event. Everyone Welcome! Hosted by the Ron Morel Memorial Museum, the City of North Battleford, and the Chapel Gallery.
  • Live at Noon Wednesday July 17, 2019 - 12: p.m., Central Park
    Live entertainment and BBQ in Central Park. Bring a chair, blanket and enjoy the beautiful summer downtown.
  • Battleford Community Spirit Group Sidewalk Sale Thursday July 18, 2019 - 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Battleford Lions Park
    Sidewalk sale, food & craft vendors, musical entertainment, farmer's market, guided tours of historic buildings; 100 block of 22nd Street; downtown Battleford; come meet new friends and neighbours to re-kindle our community spirit. Everyone welcome!!
  • Canadian Blood Services Donor Event Monday July 22, 2019 - 2:00pm - 7:00pm, Dekker Centre for the Performing Arts
    Canadian Blood Services will be hosting a donor event, book online at www.blood.ca
  • Live at 5 Wednesday July 24, 2019 - 5:00 p.m., Central Park
    Live entertainment and BBQ in Central Park. Bring a chair, blanket and enjoy the beautiful summer downtown.
  • NB Street Performers Festival Friday July 26, 2019 to Saturday July 27, 2019 , Downtown North Battleford
    "We are excited to announce the 5th annual North Battleford International Street Performer Festival, held in Downtown North Battleford on July 26th and 27th, 2018. Over this weekend, our community will be home to an amazing group of international performers, where the audience is asked to 'drop their schedules' for a unique experience. This is a one-of-a-kind event in Saskatchewan. It's free to attend, and absolutely fun! If you missed the amazing experience over the past five years, join for this summer's festivities. It will be our biggest and best yet, with more artists and more vendors. Our motto is always "Fun and Free". Visit the festival site to experience why!" - NBstreetfest. For all of your festival information please visit online at www.nbstreetfest.com

August 2019

  • Live at Noon Wednesday August 7, 2019 - 12:00 p.m., Central Park
    Live entertainment and BBQ in Central Park. Bring a chair, blanket and enjoy the beautiful summer downtown.
  • Old Fashion Family Fun Day Friday August 9, 2019 , Fred Light Museum
    A family fun Day full of games, food and entertainment. There will also be a vendors market. For info or to register as a vendor contact 306-937-7111.
  • Town of Battleford Annual Parade Friday August 9, 2019 , Battleford
    This annual town celebration includes a variety of floats for you, your friends, and your family to enjoy. Enter a float of your own by contacting the town. 937-6216
  • Northwest Territorial Days Parade Tuesday August 13, 2019 , Downtown North Battleford
    This wonderful parade experience is in celebration of Northwest Territorial Days. Numerous community floats and great sights. For information (306) 445-2024
  • Northwest Territorial Days Wednesday August 14, 2019 to Friday August 16, 2019 , Battlefords Exhibition Park
    This annual fair features many amazing and exciting attractions: a midway, demo derby, foods, kid's rides, grandstand shows and so much more. (306) 445-2024
  • Battlefords North Stars Annual Golf Classic Friday August 16, 2019 , Jackfish Lodge Golf and Conference Centre
    Players, staff, volunteers, alumni, sponsors, fans and the general public are all welcome! Enter your team of 5 and they will add a North Star Player to your team. Play a round of golf and then enjoy a Steak Supper and Banquet. To register call 306-445-7827.
  • SK Baseball Museum Annual Induction Dinner Saturday August 17, 2019 - Call organizers for times, Alex Dillabough Centre
    This annual event features a time to gather and celebrate the induction of some of Saskatchewan's great baseball supporters for our province. (306) 446-1983
  • THOSE WERE THE DAYS Saturday August 17, 2019 to Sunday August 18, 2019 - 9:00-5:00 p.m., Western Development Museum
    Take a stroll down memory lane! This major event features an abundance of fun and memorable activities for you, your family, and friends: The Story of Threshing, Parade of Power, Children’s Activities, Heritage Village Demonstrations, Wagon and Fire Truck Rides, Entertainment and special 50th anniversary activities. Dr. Von Hooligan's House of Calamities will also be there both days. For more information and a full schedule please visit www.wdm.ca.
  • Live at 5 Wednesday August 21, 2019 - 5:00 p.m., Central Park
    Live entertainment and BBQ in Central Park. Bring a chair, blanket and enjoy the beautiful summer downtown.
  • Fin Island Trail Run Saturday August 24, 2019 , Battlefords River Valley Visitor Centre
    Come out and have your running shoes strapped up tight. Get ready for the 2018 Fin Island Trail Run. For more information visit www.finislandtrailrun.com What makes this run different from other trail runs in Canada? The organizers philosophy is that no matter where you are in life financially, socially or physically you can participate in the Fin Island Trail Run for free and enjoy exercise in the great outdoors with other people. Walking and Running are free so why should our trail run be any different. The Battlefords is a great community to be a part of and having the Fin Island Trail Run continues to allows us to show off our beautiful trails to people from afar. Also, some people who live here have never been on some of the trails before and our trail run gives them the opportunity to explore a different side of the Battlefords. So come out and experience the Battlefords, trail style!

September 2019

  • The Human Condition Comedy Tour - North Battleford, SK Tuesday September 3, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm, Mettaxxas Tavern
    The Battlefords Empty Stocking Fund was originally started by radio station CJNB in the 1950's to solicit goods, services and monetary donations for the purpose of distributing food and gift hampers to needy families in the Battlefords during the Christmas season. They continue to carry on this tradition as a non-profit, registered charity devoted to the Christmas campaign and to operating a year-round community food bank under the name Battlefords District Food and Resource Centre. The Human Condition Comedy Tour will be a ground breaking and historic journey. Three comedians will be traveling all across this great country to lift spirits and raise money for several different local charities and causes with the support of their sponsors, friends, families and fanbase. This will be a monumental tour. "We wanted to put on a tour that represents human connection amongst anything. Regardless of our differences it's always beautiful to be able to find a common cause that brings everyone together." The Tour consists of three comedians: Shawn Gramiak: For almost 20 years, Shawn Gramiak has been a comedian, educator, writer, entrepreneur and award-winning public speaker and podcaster. He’s much more than just a hot blond with a great set of wits! Scott Porteous: In the 16 years that Scott has been performing comedy he's been able to perform all over the U.S & Canada sharing his style of humour with several different audiences. He's performed at The Winnipeg Comedy Festival and can be heard on Sirius XM. Nadine Hunt: Nadine has been credited as an amazing story teller. Her ability to draw you in with her wit and charm has captivated and entertained audiences from all over. She's not only a great comedian, she's also a writer, an actor and most importantly a mom. For more information about the tour check out this link https://www.facebook.com/THCCOMEDYTOUR/
  • Reach out and Run for the Battleford's Sunday September 22, 2019 - 8:30 am - 8:00 pm, Blue Mountain Adventure Park
    Run for a cause - and support the Battleford's! Blue Mountain Adventure park has teamed up with Battleford's Concern for Youth and Outrun Rare to help raise money for ongoing support needed.* Please read more about these incredible organizations here: Concern For Youth http://concernforyouth.ca/ Outrun Rare Canada https://outrunrare.com/ TRAIL RUN AT BLUE MOUNTAIN: 1km (ages 7+ under) 5km (ages 7+up) 10km* (ages 12+up) Registration is OPEN! Click the URL link for early bird pricing. Kids 12+ under run for FREE! https://raceroster.com/events/2019/24052/reach-out-and-run All spectators are welcome, there will be plenty of other activities going on at the park for the whole family!* Zipline passes for unlimited rides at a discounted price! Join us for beef on a bun lunch for $10/pp.* Come on out and support our runners! * ALL donations are welcome and processed through the registration URL * Distance is approximate * Campsites & Cabin rentals available: https://explorebluemountain.com/accommodations/ * Zipline passes are purchased on site at $39/Adult & $29/Youth. Meal ticket purchase includes beef on a bun, salad and a drink *No strollers or pets allowed on the course
  • Out on the town Tour - Concert Sunday September 29, 2019 - 8:00 p.m., Gold Eagle Casino
    Aaron Pritchett Concert with very special guest Kira Isabella and featuring David James. Aaron Pritchett retains his title as one of Canada’s most electrifying entertainers, as he prepares to release his 8th studio album – “Out On The Town.” With 14 career top ten singles, a gold selling smash hit, a recent string of top 10 songs, and a massive headlining national tour, Pritchett continues to pave his way to indelible legacy. Nationally, Pritchett continues to evolve his profile with a formula of intensity and consistency applied to his social media fan engagements, his tour itinerary, and – his music. “I have been fortunate enough to write & co-write many of my hits, but once we hit the studio, I set my ego aside. The best song wins, whether or not I have a hand in writing it. That’s what my fans deserve and that’s what they’ll always get from me.” Pritchett’s new single “Better When I Do” is at Canadian Country radio now. For tickets visit www.goldeaglecasino.ca

October 2019

  • The Operun Sunday October 6, 2019 - 9am to noon, Town Hall/Opera House
    The Operun is a run to promote the history and beauty of our community, organized by the Historic Battleford Lions Club to raise money for local initiatives like paving the walking trails. Run or walk 5K, 10K, a half marathon or the Young at Heart 2K.
  • Piff the Magic Dragon Saturday October 12, 2019 - 8:00 p.m., Gold Eagle Casino
    The star of NBC’s America’s Got Talent and Penn & Teller: Fool Us, think Larry David in a dragon suit performing jaw-dropping magic tricks and you’re on the right track. With over 100 million online views, sold out shows across the US and Canada and a residency at the Flamingo Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas strip now extended throughout 2018, Piff the Magic Dragon has proved he’s here to stay. Joined by Mr Piffles, The World’s Only Magic Performing Chihuahua™, the dynamic duo have performed all over the world in iconic venues such as Radio City Music Hall, Shakespeare’s Globe, the O2, London and Sydney Opera house. He was the opening act for Mumford & Sons on their 17 date UK tour and graces the cover of their Grammy award winning album “Babel”. Call him unique, call him an icon, whatever you call him, Piff will leave you asking… “how are you going to top a guy in a dragon suit?” (New York Times)

November 2019

  • Ginuwine - Concert Friday November 8, 2019 - 9:00 p.m., Gold Eagle Casino
    Ginuwine, is a Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, dancer, actor, and philanthropist. Ginuwine signed to Epic Records as a solo artist in the mid-1990s, and released several multi-platinum and platinum-selling albums and singles, becoming one of R&B’s top artists. His commercial success came from his first 4 albums: 2X Platinum, Ginuwine…The Bachelor and 100% Ginuwine with featured hit singles “Same Ol’ G, “So Anxious” and “None of Ur Friends Business”; Platinum album, The Life, and Gold album, The Senior. His explosive success in the 1990s grew from collaborations with rapper Melissa “Missy” Elliott, singer-songwriter Stephen “Static Major” Garrett and producer Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley. Ginuwine and Timbaland became a hit-making duo when they displayed a combination of smooth vocals and an innovative production style that disrupted the music scene with the hit single “Pony”. Immediate success peaked “Pony” at number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 and led to samples in the video game Grand Theft Auto IV, the film Magic Mike, and as a feature on the new FOX hit television show STAR. For tickets visit www.goldeaglecasino.ca