You’ll be able to nonetheless absorb on-line alternatives: 5 issues to do that weekend in Saskatoon

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As part of the Remai Modern’s new exhibition An Apology, A Pill, A Ritual, A Resistance, join Suzanne Kite, one of the featured artists, and Corey Stover in a conversation on Zoom Friday at 7 p.m. for free.

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Jaime Lammerding Saskatoon StarPhoenix The work Aǧúyabskuyela (caribou), 2020 by Suzanne Kite is on display at the Remai Modern's An Apology, A Pill, A Ritual, A Resistance exhibition The work Aǧúyabskuyela (caribou), 2020 by Suzanne Kite is on display at the Remai Modern’s An Apology, A Pill, A Ritual, A Resistance exhibition Photo by Suzanne Kite /Supplied photo

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Saskatchewan residents will enter Step 3 of the government’s re-open plan on Sunday, which means the remaining public health restrictions will be lifted. Despite this, many organizations are continuing to offer online activities. Whether you want to check those out or get outside, here are five things to do in Saskatoon this weekend.

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1 – Bid on some art

The Saskatchewan Network for Art Collecting is moving and reducing its inventory through an online affordable art auction. There are more than 250 pieces up for grabs from Saskatchewan, Canadian and international artists. All opening bids start under $100. Many pieces are being sold on behalf of Saskatchewan charities. The auction closes on Saturday with times varying depending on the lot. Learn more at sknac.ca .

2 – Check out SPL’s Indigenous Spotlight

The Saskatoon Public Library will be presenting a virtual talk with Stacey Fayant, who is of Métis, Nehiyaw, Saulteaux and French ancestry and a member of the Peepeekisis First Nation. Fayant is a visual artist and cultural tattoo practitioner. Her art practice focuses on concepts surrounding identity and trauma in relation to colonialism and racism, but also in relation to family, community and healing. The talk is scheduled for Saturday from noon to 1 p.m. on YouTube and Facebook. Learn more at saskatoonpubliclibrary.ca .

3 – Join in a conversation with the Remai Modern

As part of the Remai Modern’s exhibition An Apology, A Pill, A Ritual, A Resistance , join Suzanne Kite, one of the featured artists, and Corey Stover in a conversation on Zoom Friday at 7 p.m. Kite and Corey will speak as cousins do: for some time, about life, death and uranium. The event is free. Register at remaimodern.org .

4 – Create with the Colours of Summer

Kids and their families are invited to participate in Nutrien Wonderhub’s Wonders in the Park: Colours of Summer drop-in program on Saturday and Sunday from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Kinsmen Park. Attendees will get to create and explore using the inspirational colours of Saskatchewan in summer. Learn more at wonderhub.ca .

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5 — Drop off your hazardous waste

The City of Saskatoon will hold another hazardous household waste drop off day on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Civic Operations Centre (57 Valley Rd.). The drop off is open to Saskatoon residents from residential properties only. Products eligible for drop off include aerosols, automotive fluids, batteries, cleaners, light bulbs, yard chemicals and more. Learn more at saskatoon.ca/hazardouswaste .

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