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Isaac Brock School is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a reunion May 23-25. Concert May 23, wine & cheese May 24, open house & tea May 25 and a dinner & dance May 25. The alumni committee is collecting class pictures, yearbooks and other memorabilia. Sisters of the Holy Rock concert, March 16, 1265 Barratt Ave. Information: Gordon 204-786-4905.

Scandinavian Cultural Centre TGIF dinner speaker series last Friday of the month to May 31, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 764 Erin St. Reservations: 204-774-8047 or

South Winnipeg Family Information Centre offers: Triple P Stepping Stones for parents of children with disabilities, Monda, now-March 18, 7-9 p.m.; Triple P -- Feb. 12 and 19, 7-9 p.m.; Basics for Babysitters (workshop for children ages 12 and up) Feb. 9, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Student Study Skills, Feb. 13, 6-8:30 p.m. -- for children in grades 5 and 6. 800 Point Rd. Register: 204-284-9311 or

Annual Children's Hospital Book Market, now-Feb. 9, St. Vital Centre during regular mall hours.

Osaka Bound Bud, Spud & Steak fundraiser for the Manitoba Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre Language School, Feb. 8, 6-9 p.m., Tijuana Yacht Club, 1405 St. Matthews Ave. Tickets MJCCC, 180 McPhillips St. Information: 204-774-5909.

Assiniboia Christian Centre rummage bargain basement sale, Feb. 8, 5-7:30 p.m., 3390 Portage Ave. Jewelery, books, slightly used clothing for all ages, toys, housewares, dishes, mugs etc.

The Westhaven, an independent senior living community in Winnipeg is going to Make February Sweet with the following: Sweetheart Dance, Feb, 8, 7 p.m.; Let's Talk Seniors, Heart Health, Feb. 9, 2 p.m. and Chocolate Extravaganza, Feb. 10, 2 p.m., 3033 Portage Ave. RSVP: 204-831-6742.

Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Manitoba Chapter public meeting Feb. 8, 2 p.m., Central Speech and Hearing Clinic, Unit 2-1325 Markham Rd. A presentation, Understanding Your Hearing Test and Audiogram will be given by Kristy-Anne Mackie, MSc., Aud (C), from Central Speech and Hearing Clinic.

Nearly New Shop Sweetheart Sale Feb. 8-16, Monday to Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 961 Portage Ave.

Shoppers Drug Mart Blood Pressure Awareness Day, all locations. Information: for the location nearest you, Feb. 9, Free!

Silver Heights United Church New to You Shop open Feb. 9, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 199 Garrioch Ave.

St. George's Church sponsors Footprints in the Snow, Feb. 9, 8-10:30 p.m., 168 Wilton St. Bluegrass & gospel put on by Uptown Grass, Cathers Sawatzky & Squirrel Creek Ramblers. proceeds go to building a school in Nicaragua. Information: 204-453-5642.

Afro-Caribbean Association of Manitoba Inc. 14th annual Job Fair, Feb. 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Elmwood High School, 505 Chalmers Ave. Bring resumés.

Churchill Park United Church Players presents Wrong for Each Other, a comedy written by Norm Foster and directed by Richard Baschak, Feb. 9, 7 p.m.; Feb. 10, 3 p.m. Tickets 204-452-8561 or 525 Beresford Ave.

It's Tea Time, a fundraiser for Health Sciences Centre's Adult Eating Disorders Program, Fort Garry Hotel, Provencher Ballroom, MS107-820 Sherbrook St., Feb. 10, 1:30-4 p.m.

Westminster Concert Organ Series, Westminster at Maryland presents David Baskeyfield, Rochester, N.Y., in concert on the four-manual Casavant Organ, Feb. 10, 2:30 p.m. Tickets at the door.

Rady Jewish Community Centre takes February to Heart: Bring A Friend to Rady Day for a workout for free, Feb. 10; Family Heart Day, activities for the whole family, Feb. 18; Heart and Nutrition, Feb. 25-28. Information: 204-477-7535.

Mary Jane's Cooking School Breadmaking workshops, Feb. 11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Feb. 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 252 Arlington St.

Riverwood Singers present Cold Toes, Warm Heart concert, Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m., Canadian Mennonite University Chapel, 600 Shaftesbury Blvd.

Wolseley's Envision Festival of Arts offers drumming lessons to youths: Taiko Drumming (with Phoebe Man), Mondays & Fridays Feb. 11-March 22, 5:30-7 p.m. and Rhythm of the Beat -- rhythm using household items (with Bobby J. Hobson), Tuesdays Feb. 19-April 30, 7:30-9 p.m. Register: 204-783-5616.

Rediscovering Intimacy When Chronic Disease Has Moved In with Dr. Reece Malone part of Sexual Health Awareness Week programming, the Canadian Liver Foundation, Feb. 12 7-8:30 p.m., St. Mary's Road United Church, 613 St. Mary's Rd. Register:

Friendship Force of Winnipeg monthly dinner meeting Feb. 13, 6 p.m., Holiday Inn South, 1330 Pembina Hwy. Information and dinner reservations: Elizabeth 204-452-5299 or

Pembina Trails School Division Transition Forum: Information and Choices for Middle & Senior Years Students with Special Needs and their Families, Feb. 13, 7-8:30 p.m., 1155 Wilkes Ave.

University of Winnipeg presents Can Urban Reserves Work in Winnipeg?, Feb. 13, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Convocation Hall, 515 Portage Ave.

Transcona Legion Valentines Dance with Crosstown, Feb. 15, 7-11 p.m., 117 Regent Ave E.

Donburi lunch fundraiser, Feb. 15 and March 15, noon-2 p.m., Manitoba Japanese-Canadian Cultural Centre, 180 McPhillips St. 204-774-5909.

20th Annual Winnipeg Scottish Festival Feb. 15 & 16, Winnipeg Convention Centre. Information: Winnipeg Scottish

Fort Garry Historical Society annual general meeting with Martin Comeau, City of Winnipeg Archives, Feb. 16, 2 p.m., Pembina Trail Library, 2724 Pembina Hwy.

D'Arcy's A.R.C. (Animal Rescue Centre) 9th annual all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner known as Pawsta Night, Feb. 16, Winnipeg Winter Club. Tickets: 730 Century St.

Liberty Local Tribute to the Métis Fiddle, Feb. 16, 6 p.m.-1 a.m., Indian and Métis Friendship Centre, 45 Robinson St. Information: Fred 204-612-9437. Tickets at the door.

Famous February Feast, Feb. 16, 6 p.m., Sturgeon Creek United Church, 207 Thompson Dr. Tickets: 204-832-1000. Proceeds to Nassau St. Churches Refugee Fund.

Ladies Auxiliary of the Norwood St. Boniface Legion 6th annual Festival Du Voyageur pancake breakfast, Feb. 17, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 134 Marion St. Tickets: Judi 204-475-9921.

Birds Hill Provincial Park Winter Open House, Feb. 17, 1-4 p.m. Information: 204-654-6739, or

Manitoba Orchid Society meeting Feb. 17, 1:30 p.m., conference room of the Canadian Mennonite University, 600 Shaftsbury Blvd. Please bring your camera and a blooming plant.

Winnipeg Humane Society used book and movie sale to raise funds for animals, Feb. 17 & 18, noon-6 p.m., 45 Hurst Way. Donations can be dropped off at the WHS.

EDGE Career Program Feb. 19-Dec. 31, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 3rd Floor Centre, 533 St. Anne's Rd.We are now recruiting for our 24th annual job training and employment program. You may be eligible if you: are an Employment & Income Assistance recipient; are an unemployed/underemployed individual; had an employment insurance (EI) claim within the past three years; had an EI maternity/paternity claim within the past five years; are an immigrant or federally sponsored refugee. Information: 204-254-1618.

White Cross Guild's bag sale, Feb. 19-March 1, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Just Like New to You thrift shop, 635 Portage Ave. Fill a bag with clothing and shoes.

Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre 30th anniversary and fourth annual Fab Fem fundraiser, Feb. 20, 7 p.m., West End Cultural Centre. Tickets: 204-477-1123.

Transcona Garden Club presents Holland's Floriade 2012 with Ron & Ann Halbesma, Feb. 20, 7 p.m., Transcona Retired Citizens Centre, 328 Whittier Ave. W. Information: 204-222-0236.

University of Winnipeg annual open house, Feb. 20, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5:30-8 p.m., Duckworth Centre, 400 Spence St.

Delta Waterfowl Foundation annual fundraiser dinner, Feb. 21, 5:30-10 p.m., Caboto Centre, 1055 Wilkes Ave. Tickets: or 204-956-7766.

Compassionate Friends a support group for parents grieving the death of a child of any age from any cause meet, Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m., the Community Services Building, 685 William Ave. Information: 204-787-4896.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition February 8, 2013 A17

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