2013 EDGE Career Program (formerly Victor Mager Job Re-entry Program) is now recruiting for its 24th annual free job training and employment program. You may be eligible if you are an immigrant or federally sponsored refugee, a low-income person, a social assistance recipient or a parent of a low-income family. Register: 204-254-1618.
Winnipeg Golden Chordsmen Barbershop Chorus seeks new members for male a capella chorus, Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m., St. Andrews United Church, 255 Oak St.
Hospice & Palliative Care Manitoba Poinsettias for the holidays. To purchase a poinsettia or send someone a poinsettia go to www.manitobahospice.ca or call 204-889-8525, ext. 232.
Sturgeon Creek United Church presents A Night to Remember with The Rainbow Harmony Project singers and The Fly and Camel Band, Nov. 9, 7 p.m., 207 Thompson Dr. Tickets: 204-832-1000, 204-896-3775 or 204-832-4480.
Manitoba Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre Donburi lunch fundraiser, Nov. 9, noon. 204-774-5909.
Forum Art Centre art workshops, Nov. 9-11, 6 p.m. Winnipeg artist Dave Carty, mural landscapes in acrylic by Minnesota artist Jan Vriesen or mixed media by Toronto artist Janice Tayler. Information: www.forumartcentre.com .
Legion House Museum open house Nov. 10, noon-5 p.m., Norwood St. Boniface Branch #43 of the Royal Canadian Legion, 134 Marion St. Information: Dennis 204-298-7948.
New To You Shop open Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Silver Heights United Church, 199 Garrioch Ave.
St. Paul's Middlechurch annual Christmas Tea and Bazaar, Nov. 10, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 299 Balderstone Rd.
Grand Chapter of Manitoba, Order of the Eastern Star fundraiser with Sisters of the Holy Rock, Nov. 10, doors open 6 p.m., Sturgeon Creek United Church, 209 Thompson Dr. Net proceeds are for the benefit of the Dream Factory (formerly Rainbow Society). Tickets at the door or Bev 204-837-2378 or Iris 204-255-7754.
St. Stephen's Anglican Church Spaghetti night in support of their 2013 100th anniversary celebrations, Nov. 10, 7 p.m., 220 Helmsdale Ave. Tickets 204-661-2432.
Bleak House Senior Centre craft and bake sale, Nov. 10, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 1637 Main St. Information: 204-338-4723.
All Saints craft trade and bake sale, Nov. 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 1500 Day St.
Biannual Bingo Bowl fundraising event for Rescue Siamese, a no-kill cat shelter for Siamese-cross cats in Manitoba, Nov. 10, 5:30 p.m., Dakota Bowling Centre. To book a lane 204-255-6896 or email@example.com.
Western Canada Aviation Museum New Remembrance Day exhibit, Nov. 10-30, Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m., 958 Ferry Rd., Hangar T-2. Information: www.wcam.mb.ca .
Annual Roast Beef Dinner Nov. 11, 5 p.m., St. Philips Norwood, 240 Taché Ave. Tickets: 204-237-3650.
Osteoporosis Canada, Manitoba Chapter presentation Fractures, Fears and Family, Nov. 13, 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Masonic Memorial Temple, 420 Corydon Ave. Information: 204-772-3498 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Dakota Collegiate 50th reunion interest meeting, Nov. 13, 7 p.m., Dakota Collegiate.
Friendship Force of Manitoba open house dinner meeting, Nov. 14, 6 p.m., Masonic Temple, Confusion Corner. Information: Shirley 204-237-7856 or www.friendshipforcemanitoba.org .
Fort Garry Palette Club open house and art show, Nov. 14, 1-8 p.m., Fort Garry Community Centre, 880 Oakenwald Ave.
Friendship Force of Winnipeg annual general meeting, Nov. 14, 6 p.m., Holiday Inn South, 1330 Pembina Highway. Reservations: Elizabeth 204-452-5299 or www.friendwshipforcewinnipeg.org .
World Diabetes Day Day of Education and Information, Nov. 14, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Vital Walmart.
Mary Jane's Cooking School offers: vegan and vegetarian classes, Nov. 14, and gluten-free vegan and vegetarian classes, Nov. 20, 28, Dec. 5 & 12, 252 Arlington St. Register: 204-775-2522 or email@example.com .
Winnipeg Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of Canada presents Newly Diagnosed Night, Nov. 15, 6:30 -8:30 p.m. To register and for location information: 204-235-0891.
Community Liaison Committee to the Canadian Science Centre for Human and Animal Health information session about the virology lab, Nov. 15, 7 p.m., 1015 Arlington St.
Fibromyalgia Support Group of Winnipeg three-part educational course, Taking Charge of Fibromyalgia, Nov. 15, 19 and 22, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Information: 204-975-3037 or www.fmswinnipeg.com .
South Winnipeg Family Information Cenre Blended families (six-hour workshop), Nov. 15, 22 and 29, 7-9 p.m.; Ready Set Solo (three-hour workshop for parent and child age 11 and up), Nov. 11, 6-9 p.m.; Basics for Babysitters (workshop for children age 12 and up) Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 800 Point Rd. Register 204-284-9311 or www.swfic.org .
Luxton Residents Association annual general meeting, Nov. 14, 7 p.m., Luxton School Gym, 111 Polson Ave. Guest speaker Dr. Jino Distasio, department of urban planning, University of Winnipeg. Information: 204-582-5937.
Grace Hospital Auxiliary annual crafts and more sale, Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Grace Hospital Auditorium, 408 Booth Dr.
Italian Canadian Foundation and Melos Folk Ensemble present Italian-Ukrainian Fusion, an evening of intercultural celebration featuring dinner and a concert, Nov. 16, 7 p.m., Centro Caboto, 1055 Wilkes Ave. Tickets: Centro Caboto 204-488-4597 ext. 34.
Contemporizing First Nations Treaty Rights, a lecture by Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Grand Chief Derek Nepinak, Nov. 16, 12:30-1:30 p.m., University of Winnipeg, Convocation Hall, 515 Portage Ave.
St. Bartholomew Anglican Church Christmas tea and bazaar, Nov. 16, 1-4 p.m., 881 Autumnwood Dr.
Local Colour Art Group Show and Sale Nov. 16, 7-9 p.m., Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Nov. 18, noon-4 p.m., Elmwood East Kildonan Active Living Centre, 180 Poplar Ave. Donations to ALS Society of Manitoba. www.localcolourart.ca .
Weekend meditation workshop Nov. 16-18, 6:30 p.m., Lindenwoods Community Centre. Sahaj Samadhi Technique from India.
Art from the Heart 13th annual show and sale, Nov. 16, 7-9 p.m., and Nov. 17, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., 430 Langside St.
Nearly New Shop Black Friday Nov. 16-23, 961 Portage Ave. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Foyer Valade Residents' Activities Committee fundraiser featuring the Sisters of the Holy Rock, Nov. 17, 7 p.m., Bethel Community Church. Tickets: 204-254-3332 ext. 524.
Hindu Society of Manitoba celebrates Diwali Mela, the Indian festival of lights marking the Hindu New Year, Nov. 17, food stall 4:30 p.m., cultural show 7-10:30 p.m., Winnipeg Convention Centre. Free.
Catholic Women's League at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Christmas bazaar, Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 4588 Roblin Blvd.
John Pritchard School Christmas craft sale, Nov. 17, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Harrow United Church annual bazaar and luncheon, Nov. 17, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 955 Mulvey Ave. Information: 204-284-0079 or www.harrowunited.ca .
North Kildonan United Church Women Christmas bazaar, Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-noon, 174 Pentland St.
St. Charles United Church craft and bake sale, Nov. 17, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 673 Isbister St.
St. John's Presbyterian Church tea and bazaar, Nov. 17, 12:30-3 p.m., 251 Bannerman Ave.
Holiday Market, a unique new holiday craft show featuring over 35 local artisans, Nov. 17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, corner of Wellington Crescent and Academy Road.
Holy Trinity Ukrainian Cathedral bazaar, Nov. 17, 3:30-8 p.m., 1175 Main St.
St. Vital EMC craft sale, Nov. 17, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., 2005 St. Mary's Rd.
Jocelyn House Hospice fundraiser Behind Closed Doors, Nov. 17, 7 p.m., St. Vital Centre. Tickets: 204-253-5898 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Exchange Community Church Folk Night in the Exchange, Nov. 17, 8:30 p.m. Tickets at the door or email@example.com .
Short Stack for a Tall Cause pancake breakfast in support of Craig Street Cats and animal shelters, Nov. 17, 8 a.m., Applebee's. Tickets: 489 Madison St.
St. Emile spaghetti dinner fundraiser, Nov. 17, 4 p.m., St. Emile Parish. To help the youth go to the Dominican Republic to help build a house for those in need.
St. Andrew's River Heights United Church Amazing Prime Rib Dinner, Nov. 17 & 18, 6 p.m., 255 Oak St. Information: 204-488-1130.
St. Mark's Orthodox Church bake, craft, garage sale and tea, Nov. 17, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Nov. 18, noon-4 p.m., 1111 Chevrier Blvd. Table rentals: Zapure 204-253-8787.
St. Charles Parish Christmas Craft and Bake Sale, Nov. 17 & 18, 10 a.m., St. Charles Parish Hall.
St. James Legion #4 Ladies Auxiliary fall luncheon, Nov. 18, noon-2:30 p.m., 1755 Portage Ave.
Window on Christmas craft sale Nov. 18, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Greendell C.C., 75 Woodlawn Ave.