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Frosted Gardens extended for Family Day

The winter wonderland down at the Bessborough Hotel will continue for Family Day with the Frosted Gardens extending their stay.

As of Thursday morning, more than 2,200 people have taken part in the first year of the event which includes ice sculptors, bowling, and getting lost in an ice maze. Thanks to recent snow fall and slightly warmer temperatures, snow fort building has been added to the lineup.

Extra activities are planned for the long-weekend including mascot visits like Mickey and Minnie on Valentines Day and a new hands-on exhibit for the kids.

VIDEO: Jon Stewart leaving The Daily Show later this year

Comedy Central says that Jon Stewart will leave The Daily Show as host later this year.

His departure was announced by Comedy Central President Michele Ganeless after Stewart broke the news to the audience at Tuesday's taping in New York.

Stewart took over the show in 1999. He took a several months-long hiatus in 2013 to direct Rosewater, a film about an Iranian-born journalist who was imprisoned for 118 days in Tehran and accused of being a spy.

Ed Sheeran making stops in Regina, Saskatoon

The day after he performed on the Grammy Awards, Ed Sheeran concerts were announced for both Regina and Saskatoon.

The Grammy-nominated artist will be playing a show at the Brandt Centre on June 13 with a show at the SaskTel Centre on June 16.

Sheeran will be playing four other shows while in Canada during June. Tickets for the Saskatchewan shows go on sale through Ticketmaster March 6 with a fan club presale on March 2.

Sask. group encourages different '50 shades' talk

Fans of 50 Shades of Grey will get to see the book come to life on the big screen next week, but not everyone is excited to see it.
 
The Provincial Association of Transition Houses and Services of Saskatchewan (PATHS) and shelters across the country are calling for a boycott of the film.
 
Crystal Giesbrecht with PATHS says 50 Shades of Grey glamorizes an abusive relationship between the characters of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele.
 

Regina high school has been pumping out celebrities for years

For some reason, the majority of the celebrities and professional athletes from Regina all went to the same high school.

Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan, former Roughrider and Indianapolis Colts offensive lineman Ben Heenan, Toronto Maple Leafs forward Tyler Bozak and Canadian rock star Colin James all attended Sheldon-Williams Collegiate.

Could there be something in the water?

"Who knows, we have tonnes of talented people musically and athletically - constantly," said student Sam Houston.

Concepts unveiled for Saskatoon children’s museum

A potash-mining shaft, bridge-building and a theatre-town are just a few ideas for Saskatoon’s new Children’s Discovery Museum slated to take over the Mendel Art Gallery in 2017.

“We want to hear what would make this a kid magnet for your children and grandchildren,” executive director of the museum Dave Hunchak said.

Journey making summer stops in Regina, Saskatoon

Regina and Saskatoon will be welcoming an iconic rock band with open arms this summer.

On Monday, it was announced that Journey would be performing at the Brandt Centre on July 21, with a show at the SaskTel Centre the following night.

Believe it or not, this marks the first time Journey has embarked on a Canada-only tour. The month-long tour will include stops in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Dawson Creek, British Columbia and Lethbridge, Alberta.

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