Satur­day

Au­gust 26

The Coast - - EVENTS -

ANNIE ONYI CHEUNG: WALK­ING DREAMS OF A CHINATOWN,

SOME­WHERE AROUND HERE Artist Annie Onyi Cheung hosts this in­stal­ment of Eyelevel gallery’s Food for Thoughts se­ries, us­ing a food tour to craft a vi­sion of what Hal­i­fax’s Chinatown might look like. Par­tic­i­pants will join the artist in imag­in­ing and build­ing a Hal­i­fax Chinatown ex­pe­ri­ence (and map) by mov­ing through the city, sam­pling one food item from each lo­ca­tion, while map­ping their trav­els on a shared table­cloth. Wanna take part? Reg­is­ter by email­ing Camila at fun@eye­level­gallery.ca with your name and di­etary re­stric­tions.

12-3 and 4-7pm, free

FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF SCREEN

ING An af­ter-dark, un­der-the-stars screen­ing of the 1986 clas­sic that in­tro­duced the world to Matthew Brod­er­ick— and will help you up your play­ing-hookie game. Don’t for­get a blan­ket or lawn chair! The Chick­en­burger, Bed­ford, 1531 Bed­ford High­way, 8:30-11:30pm LEGO BAT­MAN MOVIE SCREEN­ING An un­der-the-stars screen­ing of the 2017 flick about a LEGO Bruce Wayne try­ing to save Gotham from cor­rup­tion caps off the AIFF’s an­nual FIN Out­door film fes­ti­val. Pack some snacks (and a blan­ket). Pond­side Am­phithe­atre, 74 Hec­tor Gate, Dart­mouth Cross­ing, 8:30-11:30pm

MAY­WEATHER VS MCGRE­GOR

SCREEN­ING Oa­sis is giv­ing you the chance to see what could be the fight to end all fights (or, at least, what could be the end of all fights for McGre­gor) as leg­endary, un­de­feated world box­ing cham­pion Floyd May­weather bat­tles UFC su­per­star (and world-class shade­thrower) Conor McGre­gor. It’s a match for the ages fight­ing fans won’t wanna miss. Oa­sis Pub & Eatery, 5661 Spring Gar­den Road,9pm-2am, $20/$25

POOL TOUR­NA­MENT Grab a part­ner for this pool tour­na­ment that sees do­na­tions go to cancer char­ity Run for the Cure. Registration starts at 11:30am while the games be­gin at noon. Dooly’s, 121 Il­s­ley Av­enue, Burn­side, 12pm, $25

PRO SKATES BOWL JAM He was a sk8er boi, she said see ya later boi, he wasn’t good enough for her. But now he’s a su­per­star, shred­ding The Com­mon skate park: Chan­nel your early-2000s Avril Lav­i­gne for this pop­pin’, punk party that sees Pro Skates cel­e­brate its craft with skate­board trick­ery, death races and a bar­be­cue.

Hal­i­fax Com­mons Skate Park, 6-9pm

SATUR­DAY MORN­ING CARTOONS

TRIVIA A nos­tal­gic twist on the Board Room’s trivia events, Satur­day morn­ing car­toon trivia fo­cuses on the an­i­mated ac­tion we hauled ass outta bed to watch in the ’80s, ’90s and ’00s (think ev­ery­thing from Sponge Bob Squarepants to Scooby-Doo). Gather a team of two to six play­ers—and ar­rive in py­ja­mas, duh—to get in on the fun. Registration is now open via eventbrite.ca (just search Satur­day Morn­ing Cartoons Trivia). The Board Room Game Cafe, 1256 Bar­ring­ton Street, 11:30am-1:30pm

THE TIME TRAV­ELLER’S PIC­NIC Meet fel­low pic­nic-go­ers at the Gar­den’s Spring Gar­den Road en­trance and pre­pare for a day of time-trav­el­ling twee: Dress as your favourite era be­fore set­tling into a bring-your-own-bas­ket pic­nic, fol­lowed by Vic­to­rian par­lour games. Hal­i­fax Pub­lic

Gar­dens, 2pm

VE­GAN MEET UP Hey, her­bi­vores! Meet other ve­g­ans over cof­fee and treats at this chill meet-up. Held in the up­stairs of Blue Ap­ples cafe. Blue Ap­ples Arts and Wellness Cen­tre, 5228 Blow­ers Street, 11am-1pm

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