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Festival of Trees and Lights 2012, 25 Magical Years * Manitoba Hydro Gallery, 360 Portage Ave., now-Dec. 9, Information: friendsfestival.gardensmanitoba.com .

Gluten-Free Vegan & Vegetarian Classes * Mary Jane's Cooking School, 252 Arlington St., Dec. 5, Dec. 12, Register: 204-775-2522 or mjcookin@mymts.net .

Shut up and Bend Over -- For Prostate Cancer Awareness * Pulse Nightclub and Lounge, 423 McMillan Ave., Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m., Ten of Winnipeg's funniest comedians will perform to raise awareness for Prostate Cancer.

Walk for Candace House Fundraiser * the Wildewood Club, 761 North Dr., Winnipeg, Nov. 30, 4 p.m., Wilma Derksen, along with other victims of crime invite you to Walk for Candace House. Shop while you walk at our Tradeshow with a Twist.

Scandinavian Centre TGIF Dinner Speaker Belle Millo * Scandinavian Cultural Centre, 764 Erin St., Nov. 30, 5:30 p.m., will speak on her book in the Voices of Winnipeg Holocaust Survivors.

Première Screening of The Assignment * Cinematheque, 100 Arthur St., Nov. 30, 9:30 p.m., Dec. 1, 2 p.m., Dec. 2, 9 p.m., Feature-length drama that was made by a group of University of Manitoba film students. Free.

Festival of Christmas Praise * Providence University College, 10 College Cres., Otterburne, Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m., Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m., information: 204-433-7488.

Nearly New Shop all dolls and toys 50 per cent off * Nearly New Shop, 961 Portage Ave., every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Nov. 30-Dec. 29.

House of Hesed World AIDS Day Benefit Concert * Winnipeg Centre Vineyard , 782 Main St., Dec. 1, 6:30 p.m., Featuring David Ruis, Jon Bryant, and Brian James & the Tigers. Tickets: 204-415-1459.

Westminster Church Children's Christmas Sale * Westminster United Church, Westminster Ave., Dec. 1, 10:30 a.m.

Caribbean 55+ Horizon Club Oldie Goldies Social * Caribbean Cultural Community Centre, 1100 Fife St., Dec. 1, 8 p.m. Tickets: Ali 204-275-2954 or Janice 204-255-7871.

Junto Library Dinner and Spelling Bee Fundraiser * Mondragon Cafe & Bookstore, 91 Albert, Dec. 1, 5 p.m.

Cookie Walk * St. Andrew's River Heights United Church, 255 Oak St. at Kingsway Avenue, Dec. 1, 9 a.m. You can pay for an empty box and then proceed on the cookie walk, going on a walk among large trays laden with fancy decorated holiday cookies.

Ladies of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas tea and bazaar * St. Martin-in-the-Fields Anglican Church, 160 Smithfield Ave., Dec. 1, 1 p.m.

Christmas Bake Sale * St. George's Anglican Church, 321 Pandora Ave. W., Dec. 1, 10 a.m.

Christmas Bazaar * Ukrainian Labour Temple, 591 Pritchard Ave., Dec. 1, 11 a.m., treasure table, decoration and perogy lunch.

Bake sale/luncheon/crafts sale * St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, 300 Hugo St. N., Dec. 1, 10 a.m.

Children's Christmas sale * Westminster United Church, Westminster Ave., Dec. 1, 10:30 a.m.

Chase the Chill * Old Market Square, 133 Albert St., Dec. 1, 9 a.m., calling all knitters and crocheters. Create a scarf to decorate trees, benches and signposts. anyone who needs or likes a scarf is welcome to take one free of charge. Information: Val 204-888-6527 or val.knitting@gmail.com .

Cookie Walk * Windsor Park U.C., 1062 Autumnwood Dr., Dec. 1, 10 a.m.

Annual Holiday Craft and Bake Sale * Miles Macdonell Collegiate, 757 Roch St., Dec. 1, 10 a.m.

St. Michael's Parish U.C.W.L.C. Christmas bake sale and luncheon * St. Michael's Parish, 400 Day St., Dec. 1, 11 a.m.

Caribbean 55+ Horizon Club Oldie Goldies social * Caribbean Cultural Community Centre, 1100 Fife St., Dec. 1-Dec. 2, 8 p.m. Information: Ali 204-275-2954 or Janice 204-255-7871.

Gala of Gifts * Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Dec. 1, 10 a.m., Proceeds will benefit the AGSM Children's Art Programs.

Snowflake Bazaar & Luncheon * St. Mark's Anglican Church, 19 St. Mark's Place, Dec. 1, 11 a.m.

Craig Street Cats Holiday Shopping Event * R.A. Steen C.C., 980 Palmerston Ave., Dec. 2, 10 a.m., free admission (donations gratefully accepted).

Whitetop Carnival * Westwood Community Church, 401 Westwood Dr., Dec. 2, 11 a.m. Free.

Holy Cross Church pre-Christmas, brunch, bake and knitted items sale * Holy Cross Church, Dec. 2, 9 a.m.

Women of Note Community Choir presents Glorious Christmas * Westminster United Church, Westminster Ave., Dec. 2, 3 p.m., performance features Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi. Information: 204-255-5279.

Christmas Concert * St. Anthony's Parish, 250 Burrin Ave., Dec. 2, 7 p.m., featuring Michael O'Brien. Free-will offering.

Whitetop Carnival * Westwood Community Church, 401 Westwood Dr., Dec. 2, 11 a.m.

St. John Cantius Catholic Women's League advent bake & perogy sale * St. John Cantius Catholic Church, 852 Burrows Ave., Dec. 2, 10 a.m.

John Black Memorial United Church 5th annual Just Christmas * John Black Memorial United Church, 898 Henderson Hwy., Dec. 2, 2 p.m.

Angel Squad * Misericordia Health Centre, 99 Cornish Ave., Winnipeg, from Dec. 4-Dec. 6, 7:30 a.m. Watch for volunteers on the Misericordia Bridge of Angels. All donors to the Misericordia Foundation during Angel Squad will receive a free Starbucks! We will also be inside on Dec. 5 at 201 Portage and Wpg. Square.

Retired Women's Teachers' Assoc. Holiday Event * Masonic Memorial Temple, 420 Corydon Ave., Dec. 4, 11:45 a.m., Turkey dinner and entertainment by Sisters of the Holy Rock. Information: Ceclie Alaire-Skene 204-256-6176.

Friendship Force of Manitoba Christmas Dinner * Masonic Memorial Temple, 420 Corydon Ave., Dec. 5, 6 p.m.

Skywalk Lecture -- Concussion in Sport: What We Know * Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium, Dec. 5, 12:10 p.m. With Glen Bergeron, UWinnipeg kinesiology and applied health.

Skywalk Concert -- The St. Andrew's Handbell Choir * Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium, Dec. 6, 12:10 p.m.

North End Family Centre's Christmas Banquet * The Marlborough Hotel, 331 Smith St., Dec. 7, 7 p.m. Featuring Rev. Dr. Richard Twiss.

In Motion @ the Library: Drums Alive! * Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium, Dec. 7, 12:10 p.m. Join Winnipeg in Motion for an exciting new workout that combines fitness and drumming.

Greenway School Craft & Bake sale * Greenway School, Dec. 7, 9 a.m. Information: 204-774-7298.

Arthritis Society -- Manitoba/Nunavut Division 24th annual Christmas Carol Breakfast * Delta Winnipeg Hotel, Dec. 7, 7:30 a.m. Tickets: www.arthritis.ca/ccb .

The 9th Annual Holidaze Craft Show * Exchange Community Church, 75 Albert St., Suite 200, Dec. 7, midnight, Dec. 8, 10 a.m., work of professional artisans, jewelers, clothiers, potters, holistic practitioners, makers of natural body products, toy-makers and more.

Christmas Bake Sale * St. Basil's Parish, Dec. 8, 10:30 a.m.

Young United Church U.C.W. Christmas Bake Sale & Luncheon * Young United Church, Dec. 8, 11 a.m.

Cookie Walk * St. Peter's Anglican Church, 755 Elm Street, Dec. 8, 10 a.m.

Youth Jazz Camp * Eva Clare Hall, University of Manitoba, 65 Dafoe Rd., Dec. 8, 1 p.m., The U of M jazz studies program is hosting auditions for the the 2nd installment of the U of M Youth Jazz Collective. Information: 204-474-7060 or Anna-Lisa.Kirby@ad.umanitoba.ca .

Charleswood Historical Society Museum open * Charleswood Historical Society Museum, Dec. 8, 2 p.m., Dec. 22, 2 p.m. Information: 204-832-1140.

The Heartland Singers present Christmas benefit concert Wonderful Peace * Young United Church, Dec. 9, 7 p.m.

Rescue Siamese Annual Open House * Rescue Siamese, 960 St. Mary's Road, Dec. 9, 9 a.m.

Birds Hill Winter Walk * Cedar Bog Hiking trail, Birds Hill Provincial Park, Cedar Bog Trail -- Birds Hill Provincial Park, Dec. 9, 2 p.m., to discover the diversity of this unique and beautiful trail. Take in the beauty of the park in the winter, discover how animals and plants survive the long cold months and explore Birds Hill's best-kept secret. Free, however, a park vehicle permit is required year-round.

Last Chance Xmas Craft Sale * two floors, over 100 crafters! Canad Inns Club Regent Hotel, 1415 Regent Ave. W., Dec. 9, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Manitoba Writer's Guild -- In Dialogue Series * Winnipeg Free Press News Café, 237 McDermot Ave., Dec. 10, 7 p.m.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition November 30, 2012 A23

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