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Articles for Billboard from non-profit organizations need to be in our office 14 days prior to the event. The length of this listing varies from week to week, we cannot guarantee that all items will be included. E-mail to diane.pratt@freepress.mb.ca. (no attachments please) Fax, 697-7412.

 

Spring cleaning in the Dog Days of Summer? Donate your gently used paperback books and magazines (current copy within two years) to HSC’s Bookcart. The Bookcart delivers reading material to our in-patients. Information: Angie 204-787-3533.

 

Art Show Oct. 5, Winnipeg Free Press News Cafe, 237 McDermot Ave. 204-943-0682.

 

Nigeria-Canada Congress of Manitoba (NICCOM) will give out three community awards as part of the celebration marking Nigeria’s 52nd independence anniversary, Oct. 5, 6:30 p.m., Centro Caboto Centre, 1055 Wilkes Ave. Recipients are Ms. Flo Oramasionwu in Music; Mr. Yisa Akinbolaji in Visual Arts; and Hon. MLA Andrew Swan in Community Leadership.

 

Nearly New Shop Christmas in Oct. sale, Oct. 5-31, 961 Portage Ave. Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

Happy Mike’s Coffee House open mic entertainment for all ages, Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m., 195 Collegiate St. Featuring The Diers. Free. www.happymikes.stjamesanglicanchurch.ca.

 

Notre Dame de Lorette Parish fall supper Oct, 7, noon-6 p.m., 1282 Dawson Rd., Lorette. Tickets at the door.

 

Sainte-Agathe fall supper, Oct. 7, 4-7 p.m., Ste. Agathe Cultural & Community Centre. 20 minutes south of Winnipeg on Hwy. 75.

 

Friends of Camp Hughes presents Camp Hughes Heritage Day, Oct. 7, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: Bruce 1-204-825-2961.

 

Mary Jane’s Cooking School offers three sessions on canning and preserving Oct. 9 & 10, 1-4 p.m. and Oct. 17, 1-4 p.m. Register: 775- 2522.

 

University of Manitoba Press - LB Foote, entitled Imagining Winnipeg: History Through the Photographs of LB Foote, Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m., Winnipeg Free Press News Cafe, 237 McDermot Ave. (204) 943-0682.

 

Friendship Force of Winnipeg monthy dinner meeting, Oct. 10, 6 p.m., Holiday Inn South, 1330 Pembina Hwy. Reservations: Elizabeth 452-5299 or www.friendshipforcewinnipeg.org.

 

Powertalk International (Nellie McClung Communicator Club) meeting, Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m., 425 St. Anne’s Rd. Information: Selina 204-233-2403 or www.nelliemcclungcommunicators.weebly.com.

 

South Winnipeg Family Information Centre offers: How To Talk So Teens Will Listen, Oct. 11 and 18, 7-9 p.m.; Triple P, Oct. 22, 29 and Nov. 5, 7-9 p.m.; Basics for Babysitters (children ages 12 and up) Oct. 13, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. or Saturday October 20th 9am-3:30pm.

All programs are held at 800 Point Road. Please call the office to register 284-9311, or for information on all other programs please check our website www.swfic.org

 

Alpha Delta Kappa - Beta Chapter Bud, Spud and Steak fundraiser to support St. James Assiniboia students for scholarships and camperships, Oct. 12, 6-9 p.m., Canad Inn Polo Park, Tijuana Yacht Club. Tickets: 204-837-5668.

 

St. Paul’s Anglican Church 9th annual BrushWorks Art show and sale, Oct. 12, 6-9 p.m., Oct. 13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Oct. 14, noon-4 p.m., Point Rd. and North Dr.

 

Harrow United Church (955 Mulvey Ave at Harrow St) gigantic two-day garage sale, Oct. 12, 4-8 p.m. and Oct. 13, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Information: 204-284-0079 or www.harrowunited.ca.

 

Feral Cat Day Craig Street Cats Adoption Centre, barbecue & bake sale: Oct., 12, 5-8 p.m. Open house & bake sale: Oct. 13, 1-4 p.m.

 

Manitoba Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre Donburi lunch fundraiser, Oct. 12 & 26, Nov. 9 & 23, Jan. 18, Feb. 1 & 15, March 1 & 15 and April 12 & 26, noon-2 p.m., 180 McPhillips St.

 

Oxford Height’s C.C. gotta dance, Oct. 13, 8 p.m., 359 Dowling Av. E. - Transcona. A Swingin’ Evening with Country Charm. Information: 204-222-2578.

 

Eastern MB Square and Round Dance Association’s 60th anniversary dance/party, Oct. 13, 2-5 p.m., St. James Civic Centre. Information: 391-0111 or 489-6655.

 

McClure United Church Women luncheon and bazaar, Oct. 13, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., McClure United Church, 533 Greenwood Pl.

 

Craig Street Cats fundraiser Black Cat Ball, Oct. 13, St. James Legion, 1755 Portage Ave. Informatiion: 204-421-1919 or cats@wolseleygirl.com.

 

St. James Art Club show and sale, Oct.13, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sturgeon Creek United Church, 207 Thompson Dr.

 

Craft sale Oct. 13, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.,Sturgeon Creek U.C., 207 Thompson Dr.

 

BrushWorks Art Show and Sale, St. Paul’s Anglican Church, corner of North Dr and Point Rd., Oct. 13, 10 a.m. Featuring the work of 34 Manitoba artists.

 

Girl Guides of Canada Cookie Selling Booth, Sears, St. Vital Centre, Oct. 13, 9:30 a.m.

 

New To You Shop open Oct. 13 & Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Silver Heights United Church, 199 Garrioch Ave.

 

Winnipeg Taoist Tai Chi open house and garage sale Oct. 13, 9 a.m., FLK Taoist Tai Chi Centre.

 

St. Vital Y Neighbours fall used kids’ clothing and toy sale, Oct. 13, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., jonathan Toews Community Centre, 1188 Dakota St.

 

Jocelyn House World Hospice Day, St. Vital Centre, Oct. 13, 9 a.m. Donation www.jocelynhouse.ca or 204-253-5898.

 

Winnipeg Model Railroad Club Great Canadian Train show and flea market, Oct. 13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. & Oct. 14, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Mernnonite Brethren Collegiate Institute, 190 Riverton Ave. Information: 334-5925.

 

Ile Des Chenes fall supper, Oct. 14, 3-7:30 p.m., Trans Canada Centre, 1 Rivard St. Information: Yvette 204-878-2661, Jennifer 204-388-6332 or idcfallsupper@hotmail.ca.

 

Sts. Martyrs-Canadiens Church fall supper, Oct. 14, 4-7 p.m., 289 Dussault Ave. Tickets at the door only.

 

West St. Paul Lions Club Community of West St. Paul fall supper Oct. 14, 4-7 p.m., Sunova Centre (Aest St. Paul Community Centre), 48 Holland Dr. Tickets: Damara 336-0294,l Giorgio 228-4216, Glenn 338-7291 or 338-0306.

 

Phoenix Masonic Lodge #187 Fresh Pickerel Fish Fry, Oct. 14, 3-6 p.m., Shrine Centre, 1155 Wilkes Ave.

 

Haywood fall supper Oct. 14, 4-7 p.m., Haywood hall.

 

Green Action Centre offers: Free Backyard Composting Workshops During Waste Reduction Week! Oct. 15, Henderson Library, 1-1050 Henderson Hwy.; Oct. 16, St. James-Assiniboia Library, 1910 Portage Ave.; Oct. 17, St. Boniface Library, 100-131 Provencher Blvd. (in French); Oct. 18, St. Vital Library, 6 Fermor Ave., 7-8 p.m. Information: www.greenactioncentre.ca or 925-3776.

 

St. James Horticultural Society meeting Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m., Linwood Public School, 266 Linwood St. Guest speaker: Sherri Versluis speaking on Feeding Our Feathered Friends.

 

Transcona Garden Club presents Extreme Pumpkin Carving with Robert Leclair, Oct. 17, 7 p.m., Transcona Retired Citizens Centre, 328 Whittier Ave. W. Information: 204-222-0236.

 

Isaac Brock 100th Anniversary Bud Spud & Steak night fundraiser, Oct. 18, 6-9 p.m., Tijuana Yacht Club, Canad Inns Polo Park. Tickets: Encore Music, 1349 Portage Ave. Information: www.facebook.com/groups/Isaac.Brock.Winnipeg.100/

 

A Brighter Future with the Movement Centre fundraising social Oct. 18, 7 p.m. Niakwa Golf and Country Club, Sun Life Financial Centre. 204-947-1547.

 

New Directions Empowering People in the Community (EPC) Program Shared Lives – Fostering Adults with Disabilities, Oct. 18, 4:30-6:30 p.m., 8th floor 491 Portage Ave.

Information: epc@newdirections.mb.ca or www.newdirections.mb.ca.

 

Compassionate Friends is a support group for parents grieving the death of a child of any age from any cause meeting, Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m., Community Services Building, 685 William Ave. Information: 204-787-4896.

 

Ukrainian Professional and Business Club of Winnipeg, Inc. Bud, Spud & Steak fundraiser, Oct. 19, 5-8 p.m., Canad Inns Garden City, 2100 McPhillips St. Tickets Sylvia 586-3445, Elsie 257-8834, Irene 586-4547, Yvonne 479-7137 or Walter 589-7054.

 

Cathedral Church of St. John and the Seven Oaks Historical Society present Home on the Prairies, A Red River Jamboree… in a concert of music, dancing and stories, Oct. 19, 7 p.m., 135 Anderson Ave. (by the Red River) Tickets: Tusia 204-339-8747.

 

LEAF Manitoba’s 22nd annual Persons Day Breakfast on Equality Delayed, Oct. 19, 7:15-9 a.m., Winnipeg Convention Centre. Speakers: Mary Eberts and Fiona Sampson. Tickets: McNally Robinson Booksellers, 945-6281, 453-1379 or leafmb@mymts.net.

 

Assiniboia Christian Centre rummage/bargain basement sale, Oct. 19, 5-7:30 p.m., 3390 Portage Ave.

 

Headingley Seniors Services Inc. 6th annual Christmas arts & craft sale, Oct. 19, noon-8 p.m. and Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 5353 Portage Ave.

 

First Presbyterian Church luncheon & bake sale, Oct. 20, 1-3 p.m., 61 Picardy Pl. Entrance on Picardy Pl. off Cannora St.

 

Congress of Black Women of Manitoba, Inc.14th Annual Cultural Unitey Dinner and Dance, Oct. 20, 6 p.m., Canad Inns Destination Centre Regent Casino Hotel, 1415 Regent Ave. W. Tickets: 204-777-5256 or 204-775-4378.

 

Ladies Auxiliary of Henderson Hwy. Legion Fall Flea Market & Craft Sale, Oct. 20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 3600 DeVries Ave.

 

Winnipeg Society of the Archaeological Institute of America celebrates National Archaeology Day, Oct. 20, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., room 4C39 University of Winnipeg. Presenting an interactive Archaeology Open Lab Day. Information: www.archaeological.org.

 

Assiniboia Library Advisory Committee meet and greet. Oct. 20, 2 p.m., St. James-Assiniboia Public Library.

 

Nassau Street Churches Refugee Committee New to You sale a fundraiser for its work, Oct. 20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Luke’s Anglican Church Hall, 130 Nassau St. N.

 

Osteoporosis Canada fundraiser Tea With a Twist, Oct. 21, 2-4 p.m., Caboto Centre, 1055 Wilkes Ave. Tickets: 204-772-3498 or manitoba@osteoporosis.ca.

 

Transcona Legion Rib and Skits dinner, Oct. 21, 2-8 p.m. Tickets 222-9951.

 

St. Adolphe fall supper Oct. 21, 4-7 p.m., Pioneer Hall, St. Adolphe Arena. Information: Reginald 204-883-2563.

 

St. George’s Anglican Church presents Brochan Lom 9 (Men’s Choir) and Fair Warning (Women’s Choir) concert, Oct. 21, 2:30 p.m., 168 Wilton St. Tickets 453 5642.

 

Honduras Mission Circle annual Flea Market, silent auction, garage sale and bake sale in support of our Missionaries in Haiti and Zaire, Oct. 21, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., Holy Cross Church, 252 Dubuc St.

 

Winnipeg Welcome Wagon Baby Shower, Oct. 21, 3 p.m., Radisson Hotel Downtown. Free with a donation of a non-perishable food item for Winnipeg Harvest. Alana 221-0684.

 

Winnipeg Welcome Wagon Bridal Showcase, Oct. 21, 11 a.m., Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown. Free with a donation of a non-perishable food item for Winnipeg Harvest. Alana 221-0684.

 

Manitoba Writer’s Guild In dialogue Series, Oct. 22 and Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 10, 7 p.m., Winnipeg Free Press News Cafe.

 

Winnipeg African Violet Society monthly meeting, Oct. 22, 8 p.m., 400 Stradbrook Ave. Information: 889-3283.

 

Inner Peace Movement public lecture, Trusting Your Intuition with Gwen McGregor, Oct. 23, 1 and 7:30 p.m., Viscount Gort Ramada Hotel. www.innerpeacemovement.ca.

 

Acoustic Neuroma Group of Manitoba Brain tumour group’s inaugural meeting, Oct 23, 7 p.m. Information: 204-254-4409 or palffya@hotmail.com.

 

Immanuel United Church annual fowl supper, Oct. 27, 4-7 p.m., 755 Golspie St. Tickets: 204-669-0220.

 

10th Annual A Night of Miracles gala dinner and dance Oct. 27, Winnipeg Convention Centre. This fundraiser for the Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation features a gourmet meal, live and silent auction, dancing and live entertainment. Proceeds help purchase specialized equipment and fund modified recreation programs for children living with disabilities. Information: 475-5073 or info@crf.mb.ca.

 

Westworth United Church annual luncheon and bazaar, Oct. 27, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 1750 Grosvenor at Lanark.

 

Harrow’s Annual fall/fowl supper, Oct. 27, 5 & 6:30 p.m., Harrow United Church, 955 Mulvey Ave. Tickets 204-284-0079 or www.harrowunited.ca.

 

Friends of the Winnipeg Public Library 8th Annual book sale, Oct. 27, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. & Oct. 28, noon–3 p.m., Grant Park High School Gym, Grant & Nathanial. Information: 488-3217 or info@friendswpl.ca.

 

A Breakfast Before Church Oct. 21, 9 a.m., Harrow United Church, 955 Mulvey Ave. Proceeds to Agape Table for Kids. Information: 204-284-0079 or www.harrowunited.ca.

 

Transcona Ladies Auxiliary fall tea, Oct. 28, 1-3 p.m. Information: 222-9951.

 

Westminster Concert Organ Series presents David Higgs, Rochester, New York on the newly refurbished 4 manual Casavant Organ, Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m., Westminster at Maryland.

 

Kinsmen Club of All Saints open house, Oct. 30, 7:30–9:30 p.m., 30 Chesterfield Ave. Free but advance registration required. Information: James 204-781-2073.

 

PostPolio Network’s general meeting Oct. 30, 1 p.m., Katherine Friesen Centre, 940 Notre Dame. Age and Opportunity will be presenting a talk titled SafetyAid. Information: 204 975-3037.

 

Manitoba Occupational Therapy Research & Innovation Day Oct. 31, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Deer Lodge Centre. Information: msot.mb.ca or msot@msot.mb.ca.

 

Silver Heights United Church annual fowl supper, Nov. 3, 199 Garrioch Ave. Tickets available in Sept. 832-6071 or silverheightsuc@mts.net.

 

Alzheimer Society Manitoba conference care 4 u, Nov. 3, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Canadian Mennonite University, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd. Register: www.alzheimer.mb.ca.

 

Headingley United Church fall supper, Nov. 4, 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Advance tickets only Susan 204-888-4865.

 

Ukrainian Catholic Women’s League of Canada annual fall dinner, Nov. 4, 1:30-2:30 p.m. and 3:30-5:30 p.m., St. Joseph’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, 250 Jefferson Ave. Tickets advance only Anne 589-1826 or Evelyn 334-6644.

 

Fibromyalgia Support Group of Winnipeg three-part educational course, Taking Charge of Fibromyalgia, Nov. 22, 1:30 p.m., 825 Sherbrook St.

 

Wednesday’s on Waverley meets every Wednesday, noon-1 p.m., 1000 Waverley St. Information: Barry 272-5098 or info@amsc.mb.ca.

 

Pacesetters Toastmasters meets Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Library of Charleswood Jr. High. Enter building in the SW nearest the gym and Eric Coy Arena. Information: Victoria 895-9797.

 

Luxton Adult Learning program Basic Literacy, Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m., Luxton School, 111 Polson Ave. Register: Margaret 632-4725.

 

Windy Corners Toastmasters meets every Wednesday, noon, Victory Building, 269 Main St. at Graham. Develop great communication skills in one hour a week. Information: 942-5453.

 

Y Neighbours gives women at home with young children an opportunity to meet other moms one morning a week for coffee, conversation and speakers and activities. Information for places and times call Bonni 953-7317.

 

Fort Garry Legion Texas Holdem’ – Monday’s 7 p.m., cribbage Thursday’s 7:30 p.m., Friday night bingo, 7:30 p.m., 1125 Pembina Hwy.

 

Soroptimist International of Winnipeg is looking for women interested in women’s issues and / or have fundraising ideas and skills to join our organization. Information: siofwpg@soroptimist.net or Kay 837-1290.

 

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) a friendly, support weight loss group meets Tuesdays, 8:45-10 a.m., Southdale Community Centre, 254 Lakewood Blvd. Information: 253-9743 or 222-3332.

 

Daytimers Toastmasters meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month, 2-3:30 p.m., Glenwood Community Centre, 27 Overton St. Improve your speaking skills in a relaxed and friendly environment. Information: 661-6199 or 772-9982.

 

Recovering Couples Anonymous (RCA) meets every Sunday, 6:30 p.m., Churchill Park United Church, 525 Beresford Ave. Information: www.recovering-couples.org or gprymak@mts.net or Diana, 231-3699.

 

Sara Riel’s Work Placement Force program maybe able to help you find and keep employment if you are unemployed and have or have had a mental health concern. Call 237-9559, ext. 50.

 

Post Polio Network offers support and information. Call 975-3037 or postpolionetwork@shaw.ca.

 

Fort Garry Legion Texas Hold’em, Monday and Friday, 7 p.m. and branch bingo Friday, 7:30 p.m., 1125 Pembina Hwy.

 

Lion’s Place Toastmasters meet alternate Wednesdays, 7 p.m., 610 Portage Ave. Call 888-6743 or hgbirt@shaw.ca.

 

Grace Toastmasters offers an entertaining evening out. Information: 654-1466 or big-jjames@hotmail.com.

 

Manitoba Chapter of the Infertility Awareness Association of Canada holds support groups on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month. If you are infertile and need support, call 488-2673 or mbiaac@hotmail.com for time and location.

 

Crossroads Toastmasters meets every Wednesday 7-9 p.m. in the library at College Pierre Elliot Trudeau, 216 Redonda St. Call Dallas, 661-6199 or Stan, 669-2697, or swpenner@shaw.ca.

 

Deer Lodge Senior Men’s Curling League looking for curlers for the 2012/2013 season, Oct. to March,Tues.and Thurs. from 11 a.m.- 1:15 p.m. All skill levels plus first-time curlers welcome. Information about prices, contact 837-6900 or 261-8790.

 

Voyageur Toastmasters meets Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. at Deer Lodge Centre 2nd Floor Life Learning Centre 2109 Portage Ave.. Information dckerr@mts.net or Doreen 452-4314.

 

Norman Art Group of St. James are resuming their Wed. evening meetings. Studio nights as well as teachers class nights. New members and guests welcome. Bordaire Commuity Club, 471 Hampton St. Information phone 837-1176.

 

Windy City Wanderers have walks Sundays, 9:30 a.m., 5 & 10 Ks. Call Terry, 453-2905 or tfulton9@shaw.ca.

 

OCD Centre Manitoba has trained volunteer mentors who can work with adults living in Winnipeg who have been diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. If you are interested in having a mentor call, 942-3331.

 

Speech Masters meets second and fourth Tuesday of the month, St. James Collegiate. Information: 837-4757 or 889-0063.

 

Skyliner Toastmasters meets every Monday, 6:30 p.m., Canad Inns Polo Park. Information: Jack, 896-3318.

 

Lions Place Toastmasters meets Wednesdays, 7 p.m., 610 Portage Ave. Information: Ardythe, 772-9982 or a_basham@shaw.ca.

 

PBS Toastmasters meets Tuesday, 7-9 p.m., Grace Hospital, Conference room A, lower level. Information: Guy, 804-5756.

 

Toastmasters meet on main Floor 610 Portage Ave from 7-9 p.m. first and third Wednesdays of each month. Guests welcome. Information: Jennet 284-6828 or jpbakes@mymts.net.

 

Osborne House is a safe place for women and children in Winnipeg fleeing from domestic violence. OH would like to receive donations of New Clothing Items for both women and children (all ages). Unused Personal care items for example shampoo, face products, personal hygiene products. To donate call 942 7373 ext. 240.

 

Toastmasters Club Francs-Parleurs meets every Wednesday, 5:30-7 p.m., College Louis Riel, 585 St-Jean Baptiste St. Information: Lucien, 257-7361.

 

Stroke Recovery Association of Manitoba offers peer support, adapted exercises and more. Call 942-2880 and ask for Russ or Lorraine.

 

Spectrum Art Group meets 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month, Fort Garry United Church, 800 Point Rd. Information: Cathy, 275-2171.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous - If you think you have a problem with alcohol call 942-0126, for the location of a meeting near you.

 

Grenfell Art group meets Tuesdays @10 a.m. to 2 p.m.., Riverview Community Centre, 90 Ashland Ave. Information: Joyce at 667-9570 or bertil@mts.net

 

Emotions Anonymous meets Thursdays, 8 p.m., St. Eugene Church, 1009 St. Mary’s Rd.

 

Adult children anonymous is a group of men and women working together to learn to overcome the affects of growing up in a dysfunctional family where abuse may have occurred! does your life seem out of control? Do you have a fear of situations, people, or authority figures? Anonymity is assured; they use first names only; it’s free; and non-partisan. for times and locations call 253-5974 or http://www.acawpg.org.

 

Jesus Cares Street Outreach Ministry seeking donations of furniture, clothing, blankets, food, also require a good used van or truck, 2-443 Elgin Ave. Information: 943-9114.

 

Soroptimist International of Winnipeg is inviting women interested in women’s issues and / or have fundraising ideas and skills to join our organization.

Contact siofwpg@soroptimist.net or Kay at 837-1290.

 

General Sir Sam Steele Br #117 offers the following; seniors lunch and dance Wednesdays from noon to 3p.m.Texas Hold"em Thursday evenings and Saturday afternoons. Bingo Friday night at 7 p.m. Meat bingo every second tuesday and Sunday afternoon meat bingo once a month.

 

Luxton Literacy Working Group offers: Basic English classes suited to your individual needs, Mondays, 6-9 p.m., register, Judith, 837-5520; Computer classes, Tuesday and Thursday, 7-9 p.m., register, Margaret, 632-4725, Luxton School, 111 Polson Ave. Free. Babysitting is provided free of charge.

 

Peak Performers Toastmasters Club, Thursdays at 6:59 a.m., Eglise Communautaire de la Riviere Rouge, 156 Marion Street. Open to all ages, interests and professional qualifications. Jenny, 228-9959, info@peakperformers.freetoasthost.org.

 

St. Vital Streamliners weight loss group meets Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Frontenac School, 866 Autumnwood. Call Norma, 233-0778 or Claire, 237-3420.

 

Centennial Toastmasters meets every Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Unity Truth Centre, 300 Arlington at Portage. Information: Joan, 774-3202.

 

The East Kildonan Ladies Curling Club has openings for curlers at the Rossmere Country Club on Wednesday Mornings at 8:55 a.m. Contact: Joyce at 663-7762 or Erica at 339-8942.

 

Winnipeg Adult Education Centre’s off campus program, River Osborne, offers grade 12 classes to students who are residents of Manitoba, free of charge. Do you want to upgrade or graduate? Fall classes include: English Comprehensive 40S, Consumer Math 40S, Psychology 41G, Family Studies 40S, Seminar in Business 40S, and Law 40S. This site, located at Confusion Corner, also offers PLAR (Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition) for adults who may qualify to achieve credits towards their grade 12 diplomas. Students must be 18 years of age to register. We are part of the Winnipeg School Division. Call 947-1674 or 477-0164 to register.

 

Venio Dictum Toastmasters meet Wednesday evenings at the Masonic Memorial Temple at 420 Corydon Avenue at 6:10 p.m. For more info go to www.toastmasters.mb.ca or leave a message at 334-6350.

 

Powertalk International provides coaching in effective speaking. There are 5 clubs in Winnipeg. Call 885-2099 or www.powertalkinternational.com.

 

Kirkfield Streamliners offers a lose weight with no pressure, light-exercise and diversified program of education, comradery, and fun, Thursdays till May, 7:15 p.m., Hedges School. Call Rose, 888-2447.

 

Al-anon/Alateen Family Group members get together to share experiences, strength and hope. Information: 943-6051.

 

Grandparent’s Support Group - for grandparents who may not have contact or access with their grandchildren because of separation and divorce, death of a parent or disrupted family relationships. The group meets the third Wednesday of each month (September through June), 5:45 to 7:45 p.m., 379 Broadway Ave., the second floor, in the offices of Family Conciliation. Call 945-4031.

 

Children’s House Montessori pre-school and kindergarten now accepting applications for children, aged 2 1/2 to 6 years of age at 150 Pacific Ave. Morning and afternoon programs and all day program for kindergarten children. Call 956-1622.

 

Royal Canadian Legion Henderson Highway Branch No. 215 presents 50, 60, 70 music every Friday night; dance bands; Thursday and Saturday; crib every Tuesday; darts every Thursday; Monday night dance lessons; meat draws every Friday, 6 p.m. and Saturday, 3 p.m.

 

No. 553 Sgt. Tommy Prince, MM Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps invites boys and girls ages 12 to 18 years to come to Door No. 1 of the Freighthouse, 200 Isabel St., Wednesdays, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Bring birth certificate and Manitoba medical number.

 

Gordon Bell High School Alumni Choir held Mondays, 6:45 p.m. in the music room of Gordon Bell High School. Don Askholm is directing the choir. Alumni of all ages greatly appreciated.

 

Winnipeg Branch Streamliners, a weight loss group, meets Mondays at 6 p.m. at Assiniboine School. For information call Audrey at 489-7956.

 

Winnipeg Elks Lodge #10 is a volunteer group promoting and supporting community and charitable needs. Anyone male or female who would like to join an organization that helps children with special needs up to and including 18 years of age or any Brother Elks and Ladies of the Royal Purple who have moved to Winnipeg or its vicinity and would like to continue their membership call Bob, 772-2013 or Russ, 253-0504.

 

 

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