Nearly New Shop all dolls and toys 50 per cent off, Nearly New Shop, 961 Portage Ave., every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday to Dec. 29.
Christmas Adoption Day bake sale, silent auction, Dec. 16, noon-4 p.m., in support of Sagkeeng Spay/Neuter Initiative Program & Angel's Haven Rescue. Best West Pet Supplies, 1150 St. James St.
Sounds of the Season Millennium Library, from Dec. 17-21, 12:15-12:45 p.m., free half-hour performances by local school choirs in the library's lobby. Dec. 17: École Bannatyne Grade 5 Choir; Dec. 18: Elwick Community School Choir; Dec. 19: Clifton School Advanced Bell Choir; Dec. 20: West St. Paul School Choir; Dec. 21: St. Ignatius School Choir.
What a Girl Wants Winnipeg Convention Centre, 375 York Ave., Dec. 20, 6-9 p.m., featuring a dynamite fashion show presented by Nyg*rd. Plan for some shopping for another night out at the fabulous silent auction featuring some terrific outings such as a visit to Ten Spa, the always popular convention centre New Year's Eve party or a night at the Manitoba Theatre Centre. All this to celebrate women and health and raise money for important patient support and research. Tickets: whatagirlwants.ca.
Compassionate Friends Sharing Meeting Community Services Building, 685 William Ave., Dec. 20, 7:30-10 p.m., a support group for parents grieving the death of a child of any age from any cause.
Apocalypse 2012: The End of the World Party Assiniboine Golf Club, Dec. 21, 7 p.m., mark the end of the ancient Mayan calendar.
Burrows Resource Centre holiday craft/vendor sale, Burrows Resource Centre, 1100 College Ave., Dec. 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free.
Winnipeg Etsy Last-Minute Holiday Shop Frame Arts Warehouse, 318 Ross Ave., Dec. 22, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 18 vendors, featuring jewelry, art glass, handmade soap, vegan skin care, pottery, bags, baubles, knitwear, custom footwear, vintage clothing, decor and housewares and more. Free.
Charleswood Historical Society Museum open, Charleswood Historical Society Museum, Dec. 22, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., 204-832-1140.
New Years Gala Dinner and Dance Oak Bluff Community Centre, Dec. 31, Westview Dance Club. Cocktails 6 p.m., dinner 7 p.m.
Norwegian Canadian Club Juletre Fest Scandinavian Cultural Centre, Jan. 6, 2-4 p.m., free.
Rock for ALS Caboto Centre, 1055 Wilkes Ave, Jan. 12, 7 p.m., with Sisters of the Holy Rock, 204-831-1510 or email@example.com .
Malanka All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Parish, 1500 Day St., Jan. 12. Information: Tony 204-223-9000 or Pat 204-782-9581.
Donburi Lunch fundraiser, Manitoba Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 180 McPhillips St., Jan. 18, noon-2 p.m., 204-774-5909.
Windy Corners Toastmasters, 269 Main Street at Graham, every Wednesday, noon.
Girl Guides of Canada -- Sparks, Brownies, Guides, Pathfinders an Rangers, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday to May 1.
Canadian Association of Retired People Chapter #53 meeting, Elmwood Legion Branch #9, 920 Nairn Ave., every second Wednesday.
Community Health & Well-Being Program, Temple Shalom, 1077 Grant Ave., first Wednesday of the month to June 5, 1:30 p.m., free.
Peak Performers Toastmasters Club, Champlain Community Centre, 282 Niverville Ave., every Thursday to June 27. Call Jenny 204-228-9959 or peakperformers.toastmastersclubs.org .
Recruiting for 2013 EDGE Career Program, EDGE Skills Centre, Inc., 3rd floor 533 St. Anne's Road Wpg MB R2M 3E8, to Dec. 31, 10 a.m.-noon. EDGE Career Program (formerly Victor Mager Job Re-Entry Program) is now recruiting for its 24th annual free job training & employment program. You may be eligible if you are: 1) an immigrant or federally sponsored refugee; 2) a low-income person; 3) a social assistance recipient; 4) a parent of a low-income family. Space is limited. If you are serious about becoming employed, 204 254-1618. Free.
Grace Toastmasters Access River East, 975 Henderson Hwy., every Wednesday to June 28. Information: 204-663-9456 or firstname.lastname@example.org .