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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 (no attachments please) Fax, 204-697-7412.

CTK Bingo Christ the King School Gymnasium, 12 Lennox Ave., every Tuesday, Friday until Dec. 20, Warm up games begin at 6:45 p.m. Regular games at 7:30 p.m.

Edge Career Program 3rd Floor Centre 24/7, 3rd floor 533 St. Anne's Rd., until Dec. 31, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., recruiting for our 24th annual job training & employment program.

Scottish Country Dancing St. Paul's Anglican Church, 830 North Dr., Every Thursday until March 21, 10-week introductory class/welcome dance Thurs., Jan. 10, 8 p.m. at St. Paul's Anglican Church, 830 North Dr. Call Maureen at 204-786-7767 or

Charleswood Museum is open every Saturday 2-4 p.m., 5006 Roblin Blvd. Information on Charleswood celebrating its 100th anniversary is available at the museum. Free admission.

New Directions Resources for Adolescent Parents (RAP) program has spots available. If you are: pregnant or parenting, under 18, want to be in school, want to get your high school diploma, call 204-783-7078 ext. 2205 or 204-223-7694.

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, yearbook 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

White Cross Guild's bag sale, to 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.

Nearly New Shop's vintage sale, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, now-March 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 961 Portage Ave. All vintage and retro finds will be on sale for unbeatable prices. Including linens, clothing, accessories, dolls, china, shelf items and more. Information: 204-772-3629.

Children's Wish Shiver Ball, March 1, 6-11 p.m., Delta Winnipeg. The Children's Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children ages 3-17 coping with life-threatening illnesses.

Finnish Canadian Club Kalevala dinner & dance with Sill-I-Tones, March 1, 7 p.m., Scandinavian Centre, 764 Erin St. Reservations: 204-774-8047 or

Young United Church coffeehouse featuring Lisa and Garth Rempel, March 1, 7 p.m., Furby at Broadway.

Growing Local Conference March 1 & 2, Marlborough Hotel. Workshops, discussions and displays on gardening, healthy eating and more. Register: or 204-943-0822.

St. Andrew's River Heights United Church choir presents the songs of Andrew Lloyd Webber, March 1 & 2, 7:30 p.m., 255 Oak St. Tickets: 204-488-1130.

Annual Freedom to Read Marathon, March 2, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Millennium Library, Reader Services. Information: 204-986-6779.

World Friendship Day Dinner, Sturgeon Creek Community Centre, 210 Rita St, March 2, 5:30 - 9 p.m., Friendship Force clubs of Manitoba and Winnipeg with Barbara Main will be showing photos of recent trip to Japan. For information call Shirley 204-237-7856 or e-mail:

West St. Paul Community garage sale, March 2, 9 a.m.-noon. Information: 204-336-0294 or Tables: Melissa 204-661-1130.

Friendship Force Clubs of Manitoba and Winnipeg World Friendship Day, March 2, 5:30 p.m., Sturgeon Creek Community Centre. Information: Shirley 204-237-7856 or

Artful Hours: Fine art exhibit & sale, Frame of Mind Gallery, March 3, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., opening reception Mar. 3 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Women's League of Canada 67th annual Daffodil Tea, March 3, 1-3 p.m., 460 Munroe Ave.

Artful Hours: Fine Art exhibit & sale, March 3, 1-4 p.m., Frame of Mind Gallery.

Fibromyalgia Support Group of Winnipeg monthly meeting, March 4, 7 p.m., 825 Sherbrook St. Dr. Karen Duncan PhD, will be discussing the topic, Research on Out of Pocket Expenses for Caregiving. Three-part educational course, Taking Charge of Fibromyalgia, May 9, 16, and 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Information: 204-975-3037 or

Grass Routes 2013: The Good Life 3rd Annual Sustainability Festival, University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Ave., Monday-Friday, March 4-March 8,, Free

Seven Oaks Education Foundation annual general meeting, March 5, 5-6 p.m., Canad Inns Garden City, 2100 McPhillips St.

Crescentwood Counselling Services offers a six-week women's health and happiness series entitled The Cure for Anger, Tuesdays, March 5-April 9/13, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Fee: $180. Please email or phone 204-453-6110.

West Kildonan Horticultural Society meeting, March 5, 7 p.m. in the library of Victory School, 395 Jefferson. Guest speaker is Loretta Davis presenting "Roses."

Music 'N' Mavens: Active Aging: how to make Winnipeg a more age-friendly community, Rady Jewish Community Centre, 123 Doncaster St., March 7, 2-3 p.m. Silver collection.

Canadian Hemophilia Society Manitoba Chapter 10th annual Gala Dinner of Culinary Inspirations, March 8, Delta Winnipeg. Information: Christine 204-775-8625.

Manitoba Choral Association hosts Rajaton concert, March 8, 8 p.m., Grant Memorial Baptist Church, 877 Wilkes Ave. Tickets: 204-942-6037 or McNally Robinson.

Grace Hospital Auxiliary four-course fundraising Italian gourmet dinner, March 8, DeLuca Banquet Center. Proceeds to Grace Hospital Foundation for patient care. Information and tickets 204-837-0101 or 204-837-0368.

Oseredok Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre Etched Pysanka Workshop March 9, 2-4 p.m. Involves treating the egg with acid to give a three-dimensional "etched" effect. Intended for those who have already mastered the traditional wax-resist method of pysanky writing. Register: 204-942-0218.

4th Annual Spay-Ghetti Dinner in support of Craig Street Cats, March 9, 5-9:30 p.m., Deer Lodge Community Centre, 323 Bruce Ave. E. Tickets: Craig Street Cats Adoption Centre, 489 Madison St., or 204-421-1919.

Forum Art Centre Fresh Take Art Show & open house & registration, March 9, noon-4 p.m., 120 Eugenie. Spring art classes start April 1. Information: or 204-235-1069.

St. Vital Mustangs Football 65th Gala Dinner, March 10, 5:30 p.m., St. Vital Mustangs Football Club, 100 Frobisher Road. Hall of Fame inductees: 1987 Mustang Junior Team -- Armadale Cup finalists. Guest Speaker: Bruce Covernton. Tickets: or Karen

Arthritis Society hosts a Sex and the City event, March 14, -10:30 p.m., Park Theatre Café, 698 Osborne St. Red carpet, cosmos, martini bar, appetizers, a screening of the first movie and a schwag bag. Tickets:, 204-942-4892, Love Nest, 3737 Portage Ave., The Foxy Shoppe, 87 King St., Divine & Conquer, 400 Academy Rd. and Smitten, 4-120 Osborne St.

Manitoba Chapter of Osteoporosis Canada 8th annual Cheese & Wine, March 14, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Niakwa Country Club, 620 Niakwa Rd. Tickets 204-772-3498 or

Best Food Forward: Plan Shop Cook Enjoy, Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium, March 15, 12:10 p.m. - 12:50 p.m., Join Winnipeg in motion and registered dietitian Lana Pestaluky to learn how to put your best food forward. For more information call 204-940-3648 or visit, Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium.

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

McClure United Church Women rummage and bake sale, March 16, 9 a.m.-noon, 533 Greenwood Pl.

St. Stephens Anglican, 220 Helmsdale Ave. will hold a 3 course spaghetti dinner on March 16th. Cocktails at 5 p.m. with dinner & entertainment at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and children 12 and under $8.00. Please call the office for more information 204-661-2432.

Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library workshop, Shisha embroidery, March 16, noon-4 p.m., 1B-183 Kennedy St. Register: 204-487-6117 or

Oseredok Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre Family Pysanka workshop, March 16 and April 6, 2-4 p.m. Register: 204-942-0218.

Winnipeg Humane Society hosts IAMS 1001 Donations Telethon, March 17, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Tune in to Shaw TV, 103.1 Virgin Radio, and QX104 or stop into the shelter to catch the action.

Triple P Stepping Stones South Winnipeg Family Information Centre, 800 Point Rd., every Monday until March 18, ( parents of children with disabilities) 6-9 p.m. Register: 204-284-9311, $50.00 per person $60.00 per couple

Rady Jewisch Community Centre launches 2 new programs: Zooming In: Contemporary Issues Through a Jewish Lens - March 21, Rabbi Karen Soria; April 30, Rabbi Ari Ellis; May 6, Rabbi Neal Rose; May 13, Rabbi Alan Green, 7:30 p.m.; April 4, Alice Hoffman; May 9, Nancy Richler; June 13, Michael Tregebov, 7 p.m., 123 Doncaster St. Information: Rebecca 204-477-7533.

PTE Pairings restaurants, wines, March 22, 7 p.m., Prairie Theatre Exchange. Tickets: 204-942-5483.

Manitoba Orchid Society show & sale, March 22-24, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Assiniboine Park Conservatory, 15 Conservatory Dr.

ALS Society of Manitoba's 2013 Cornflower Gala, March 23, 6:30 p.m., Western Canada Aviation Museum, 958 Ferry Rd. Information: 204-831-1510 ext. 4.

ALS Society of Manitoba wants to know: Dining & Dancing: 2013 Cornflower Gala, March 23; Zumba: 70's Disco Funk Zumba Party for ALS, April 5; Walking: Winnipeg Walk for ALS, June 1; Baseball: ALS/Lou Gehrig's Night, June 22; Golf: Drive for Life Golf Classic, Sept. 5. Information: 204-831-1510, or

"Pisanki" Easter Egg Making Workshops, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. March 23 at, Ogniwo Museum, 1417 Main St.

Annual Gardening Tradeshow, March 23rd, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Canadian Mennonite University, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd. Presented by Gardens Manitoba. More than 80 exhibitors, floral displays, workshops, demos, and food market. Let the experts help you to get ready for the spring gardening season! Admission only $6. Register online for workshops at

Manitoba Orchid Society Show & Sale, March 22-24, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 15 Conservatory Dr., Assiniboine Park Conservatory.

Girl Guides of Canada cookie selling booths: Superstore, Bison Dr., April 6, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sobeys, Dakota, April 13, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Superstore, Bison Dr., April 20, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Winnipeg International Children's Festival Kidfest, June 6-9, The Forks. Tickets 204-943-7915.

The Winnipeg Folk Festival Music Camp, four-day camp for instruction and exploration of the folk genre, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg, 603 Wellington Crescent, July 6, or call 204-231-0096

Windy Corners Toastmasters 269 Main St., every Wednesday to July 31, noon.

Girl Guides of Canada -- Sparks, Brownies, Guides, Pathfinders and Rangers, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, to May 1.

Community Health & Well-being Program, Temple Shalom, 1077 Grant Ave., first Wednesday of the month until June 5, 1:30 p.m. Free.

Peak Performers Toastmasters Club, Champlain Community Centre, 282 Niverville Ave., every Thursday until June 27, meets Thursdays. Call Jenny 204-228-9959 or

Recruiting for 2013 EDGE Career Program, EDGE Skills Centre, Inc., 3rd floor 533 St. Anne's Rd., Winnipeg, MB, R2M 3E8, until Dec 31, 10 a.m.-noon. EDGE Career Program (formerly Victor Mager Job Re-Entry Program) is 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 sssistance recipient, 4) a parent of a low-income family. If you are serious about becoming employed. Information: 204 254-1618. Free.

Young Adult Support Group Faces, 4 Fort St., every Tuesday until Nov. 30, Support group for those between 15 and 30 living with psychosis, schizophrenia or schizo-affective disorder.

Grace Toastmasters, Access River East, 975 Henderson Hwy., every Wednesday until June 28. Information: 204-663-9456 or

Voyageur Toastmasters meets Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Deer Lodge Centre, 1290 Portage Ave., 2nd Floor Learning Centre.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition March 1, 2013 A21

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