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Grab your ballet slippers

Learn to pirouette, pas de bourrée, and échappé at Dance Downtown, a dance workshop held at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet at 380 Graham Avenue. In addition to watching performances by dancers at almost every level, attendees will get the chance to put their skills to the test in classes such as Introductory Ballet and jazz fitness. The event runs 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., and admission is free -- that's definitely something to dance about. For more information, call 204-956-0183.

Help find a cure for breast cancer

Run, watch, or volunteer at the CIBC Run for the Cure, starting at Shaw Park, to raise money and awareness for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Last-minute participants can register at 7:30 a.m. before walking or running at 9 a.m. For more information, go to runforthecure.com or call 204-774-5149.

Listen to some Motown

Bob your head to The Contours at the Centennial Concert Hall. Motown's No. 1 party group teams up with the WSO to perform its former hit songs as well as music from highly regarded musicians such as Stevie Wonder and The Temptations. The concert begins at 2 p.m. Tickets range from $30 to over $100. For more information, contact the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra at 204-949-3999.

Learn about gluten- and dairy-free diets

Drop by McNally Robinson at Grant Park Shopping Centre, 1120 Grant Avenue, at 2 p.m. to hear about author Bev Pellick's book, Daily Eating: Gluten & Dairy Free. The book, which costs $21, is filled with more than 100 gluten- and dairy-free recipes. For more information, call McNally Robinson at 204-475-0483.

Soothe your soul with chamber music

The Winnipeg Chamber Music Society concert at the Winnipeg Art Gallery features music by Mozart, Brahms and other classical composers. Concert starts at 8 p.m. Students pay $10 and adults pay $25. For more information, visit the WCMS website at wcms.mb.ca.

Take a trolley tour

Ride the big yellow trolley and let it take you back in time in the Winnipeg: Heart of a Nation sightseeing tour. Experience what it was like to live in Winnipeg from 1870 to 1920. The 90-minute tour is not only educational, but also entertaining, with a cast that acts out some of Winnipeg's most prominent moments. Tickets are available at The Forks Market, 1 Forks Market Road. Children under age 12 pay $13 and adults pay $23. Tours leave in front of The Forks Market. For more information, visit winnipegtrolleycompany.ca.

Check out cars for a cause

Admire classic and custom cars at the 20th annual Manitoba Street Rod Association Toy Run at the Canada Revenue Agency parking lot on Lagimodiere Boulevard. The show, open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., also includes a 50/50 raffle, refreshments, and T-shirts for purchase. Proceeds from the raffles go to The Children's Rehabilitation Foundation. For more information, email info@msra.mb.ca.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition September 30, 2012 ??65534

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