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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, yearbook and other memorabilia. 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 email@example.com.
The Friends of the Library need gently used books, CDs & DVDs for the Friends Big Book Sale at Grant Park H.S. this fall. Label your box/bag Friends and drop off at any Winnipeg Public Library Branch. For larger-donation pickup, phone for details. All categories welcome except textbooks, encylopedias and general magazines. www.wpl.winnipeg.ca/library/contact/friends.asp, 204-488-3217.
Meat Draws at Duke of Kent Legion #119, 227 McDermot Ave., every Friday until March 29, 6-7 p.m. Two draws of five prizes, as well as a $25 cash draw. .
Pins for Pooches, Chateau Bowling Lanes, 1145 Nairn Ave., March 30, 4:30-8 p.m., a bowling fundraiser for a great cause, hosted by Manitoba Underdogs Rescue. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Jessica at 204-960-7667.
St. Andrew's Anglican Church rummage sale, March 30, 9 a.m.-noon, 2700 Portage Ave.
Happy Mike's Coffee House, April 2, 7:30 p.m., 195 Collegiate St. Open mic, family entertainment for all ages. Guest performer, Gary Procyshyn. Free. www.happymikes.stjamesanglicanchurch.ca.
WKHS meeting April 2, 7 p.m., West Kildonan Memorial Community Centre, 346 Perth Ave. Guest speaker Mona Hunt presenting Container Gardening. Information: wkhorticultural.ca.
Tales in the Afternoon: Readings for Grownups, Millennium Library, 251 Donald St., April 3, 4 p.m. Reconnect with the experience of being read aloud to -- tales of mystery, humour and more. Drop in.
Friendship Force of Manitoba hosts members of the Down Under Club, April 3, 6 p.m., Masonic Temple. Speakers on New Zealand and Australia. Information: 204-237-7856 or email@example.com.
Rady Jewish Community Centre launches two new programs: Zooming In: Contemporary Issues Through a Jewish Lens, with 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.
The Heart and Stroke Foundation's SSLqI Heart Shoes' Auction, Delta Winnipeg, April 4, 5:30 p.m., presented by Investors Group. Enjoy a shoe fashion show, $50 LiveRed.mb.ca/HeartTruth or 204-949-2019.
4th Annual Art Auction Fundraiser Provencher Community Church, 230 Provencher Blvd., April 4, 6:30-9:30 p.m., House of Hesed featuring original art and limited-edition signed prints from many amazing Manitoba artists. All proceeds go to House of Hesed HIV/AIDS Transition Home., $5.
Manitoba Anaphylaxis Information Network, Asper Jewish Community Campus, 123 Doncaster St., April 4, 7-8:30 p.m. Vigilance Without Fear: Helping Parents and Kids Cope with Life-Threatening Allergies. Dr. Michael Teschuk, psychologist with the University of Manitoba and WRHA, will discuss strategies to help parents and their children cope with the anxiety and stress that arises from living with life-threatening allergies. Register: Nancy firstname.lastname@example.org or 204-654-2676.
Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre anxiety workshop April 4, 1-3 p.m., 1150A Waverley St. Register: 204-477-1123.
ALS Society of Manitoba wants you to know: Zumba '70s Disco Funk Zumba Party for ALS, April 12 call 204-866-2969; 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, HOPE@alsmb.ca or www.alsmb.ca.
Artarama an art exhibit and sale will be held at Mary Mother of the Church, 85 Kirkbridge Dr., Richmond West, April 5, 5-9 p.m., April 6, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and April 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Al, 204-269-3408.
Oseredok Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre family pysanka workshop, April 6, 2-4 p.m. Register: 204-942-0218.
Books 2 Eat April 6, 1-4:30 p.m., Millennium Library, 251 Donald St. Create an edible piece of art that has something to do with books.
Danish Canadian Club Hans Christian Andersen celebration, April 6, 1 p.m. with a program for children 7 p.m., a Mermaid Pub night with entertainment and fun activities. Children's program is free. Reservations by April 4, 204-774-8047 or Susan 204-338-2669.
Crescent Fort Rouge United Church Artisan Alley Craft Sale, April 6, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 525 Wardlaw Ave. Wheelchair-accessible.
St. Vital Y Neighbours semi-annual kids used-clothing and toy sale, April 6, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Jonathan Toews Community Centre. Bake table.
Manitoba Guild of English Handbell Ringers Spring Ring 2013, featuring Manitoba Handbell Choirs, April 6, 3 p.m., Sturgeon Creek United Church, 207 Thompson Dr. Admission by donation.
Italian-Canadian Foundation of Manitoba presents the 15th annual evening of light opera, Honouring Tracy Dahl, April 6, cocktails 6 p.m., dinner 6:30 p.m., Centro Caboto, 1055 Wilkes Ave. Featuring a five-course classic Italian dinner with wine, live performances by U of M faculty of music and Viva L'Italia Choir. Tickets $85, 204-487-4597 ext. 23.
Charleswood Historical Society Centennial Heritage Fashion Show (by the Costume Museum of Canada), with entertainment & refreshments, April 6, 1-3:30 p.m., Oak Park High School, 820 Charleswood Rd. Tickets Ken 204-895-2787or Charleswood Museum, 5006 Roblin Blvd. 2-4 p.m. Saturdays.
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.
Oleg & Friends present Oleg Pokhanovski performing piano music by Bach-Busoni, Franck, Schumann, and Balakirev, April 7, 7:30 p.m., Broadway Disciples United Church, 396 Broadway.
Tickets $20/15/7 at the door.
Prairie Canada Carving Competition Canad Inns Polo Park, 1405 St. Matthews Ave., April 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. More than 300 original carvings on display. Information: Ted 204-237-1385.
Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts presents Music Appreciation with Don Anderson: Choral Classics, Mondays April 8-May 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m., and Tuesdays April 9-May 14, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Millennium Library, 251 Donald St. Enrol 204-943-6090 or email@example.com.
The Fibromyalgia Support Group of Winnipeg will have its next monthly meeting April 8, 7 p.m., 825 Sherbrook St. Brigitte Hébert Gosselin, Service Canada, will be discussing CPP disability and OAS benefits. The group is also offering a three-part educational course, Taking Charge of Fibromyalgia, May 9, 16, and 23, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Please call 204-975-3037 for more information or visit our website www.fmswinnipeg.com.
Outreach Centre open clothing room, April 8, 1-2 p.m., 104-3100 Pembina Hwy. Women can have up to five clothing items for free.
Comedy Lunch Hour Special at the Millennium Library, main floor, April 8, with Aisha Alfa, April 9 with K. Trevor Wilson, April 10 with Charlie Demers, noon.
Crescentwood Counselling Services offers a six-week women's health and happiness series entitled The Cure for Anger, Tuesdays, to April 9, 7 p.m.- 9 pm. Pre-registration is required. Fee: $180. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 204-453-6110.
Seven Oaks Historical Society's annual general meeting with Cindy Tugwell (Heritage Winnipeg) April 9, 7 p.m., St. John's Anglican Cathedral Church, 135 Anderson. Information: Kaminsk@cc.umanitoba.ca or 204-338-6399.
The Board of Directors of the Fort Garry Community Centre, annual general meeting, April 10, 7 p.m., 80 Derek St.
Friendship Force of Winnipeg monthly dinner meeting, April 10, 6 p.m., 2013 Holiday Inn South, 1330 Pembina Hwy. Reservations Elizabeth 204-452-5299 or www.friendshipforcewinnipeg.org.
Beginning Experience a non-profit, peer support grief resolution program helping single-again persons deal with the natural grief process and offers an opportunity for turning pain from loss into an experience of positive growth. Program offers 10 week sessions starting April 10. Information: 204-275-3090 or www.BeginningExperienceWinnipeg.ca.
MTYP town hall, April 10, 7 p.m. The Forks Atrium. Information: email@example.com.
Justice Albie Sachs: Advocate for Culture of Respect speaks to resiliency after individual, personal loss and national adversity, April 11, 8 p.m., Shaarey Zedek Synagogue, 561 Wellington Cres.
Crestview United Church fundraising Bud, Spud & Steak dinner, April 12, 6-9 p.m., Ambassador Room, Canad Inns Polo Park. Tickets in advance only call Phyllis 204-837-4942 or Kay 204-837-5237.
Hospice & Palliative Care Manitoba (HPCM) 18th Annual Celebrate Life fundraising luncheon, April 12, Winnipeg Convention Centre. Reception 11:30 a.m. and lunch noon. Speakers: Jim Ludlow, President & CEO, True North Sports & Entertainment Limited and the Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club. Information: 204-889-8525 ext. 232 or www.manitobahospice.ca.
Donburi Lunch fundraiser Manitoba Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 180 McPhillips St., April 12 and 26, noon - 2 p.m.; $10 204-774-5909.
Soroptimist International of Winnipeg annual awards luncheon April 13, 12:30 p.m., Viscount Gort honouring women serving the community. Tickets $35. Information: Sharon 204-257-0665 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
007 Fundraising Gala St. Francois Xavier Community Club, 983 Highway 26, April 13, 6 p.m. A formal evening in support of the St Francois Xavier Community Club with a James Bond 007 theme. Tickets 204-864-2260. $75.
Silver Heights United Church monthly New to You Sale, April 13, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 199 Garrioch Ave. Great deals on gently used household items, clothing, books, toys, etc.
Winnipeg Golden Chordsmen 65th anniversary annual show, April 13, 7:30 p.m., North Kildonan Mennonite Brethren Church, 1315 Gateway Rd. Tickets: Rick 204-582-4446 or www.goldenchordsmen.com.
Winnipeg Model Railroad Club annual open house/model & photo contest, April 13, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and April 14, 1-5 p.m., Westworth United Church, 1750 Grosvenor Ave.
Folk for Families: Seanster and the Monsters Millennium Library, Children's Department, April 13, 1:30 p.m.
Ladies Auxiliary Spring Flea Market April 13, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Henderson Highway Legion, 3600 DeVries Ave., East St. Paul. Information: Enid 204-669-3918. No admission charge.
Fort Garry Legion Ladies Auxiliary spring brunch, April 14, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 1125 Pembina Hwy. Information: 204-284-8027.
A Fashionable Brunch, fashions from Ukraine, April 14, 12:30 p.m., Canad Inns - Polo Park. Information 204-942-5405 or www.mpue.ca. Tickets: Oseredok, 184 Alexander Ave. E. Sponsored by The Osvita Foundation in support of the Ukrainian Bilingual Program in Manitoba.
Law Day 2013 celebrates the anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and features an open house, April 14, noon-3:30 p.m., Winnipeg Law Courts, 408 York Ave.
Transcona Garden Club meet April 17, 7 p.m., Transcona Retired Citizens Centre, 328 Whittier Ave. W. Topic: Butterflies with Cathy Shaluk, Nature Conservancy. Information: 204-222-0236.
2013 International Model & Talent Search, April 19, 6 p.m., Portage Place Shopping Centre, email@example.com
Winnipeg in motion Canoeing and Kayaking Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium, April 19, 12:10 p.m. Join Jerome Seremak, Technical Director for the Manitoba Paddling Association, to learn how to get paddling and enjoy Manitoba's many water ways. Information: 204-940-3648 or winnipeginmotion.ca.
St. Vital Art Group show and sale April 19, 4-9 p.m., April 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., United Church 1111 Dakota St. Free.
Baby and Kids Toy and Clothing Sale, April 20, 9 a.m. - noon, Westwood Community Church, 401 Westwood Dr. Admission $1; kids 12 and under free.
Workshop - Eco Earth Day bags Manitoba Crafts Museum & Library, 1B-183 Kennedy St., April 20, 12:30-4 p.m. Bring one of your favorite eco bags (or use one of ours) and learn three easy techniques to cover up those advertisements and give your eco bag a fresh and unique look with Heather Komus. Make a unique piece of felt using sheep's wool, hot water, and soap with Helga Schulte-Shroeer. Embroider a colourful patch with Beth Wolochock-Brown. Fee: $10 ($5 for MCML Members) supplies included.
Scrabble Benefit for Stephen Lewis Foundation St. Andrew's Anglican Church, 2700 Portage Ave., April 20, 1-4 p.m., sponsored by Grands 'n' More Winnipeg in support of Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign. Registration 1 p.m. Games 2-4 p.m. Information: gnmscrabble or Nina 204-832-5569, minimum $25 donation.
Prince Edward Legion #81 4/20 Race, 300 Trent Ave., April 20, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. "Amazing Race/Car Rally". Your team of four will cruise EK looking for the "Clues" provided. Challenge your friends and family! Registration starts at 11:30 am., $2.50 per person.
Werier's Walkers free urban guided walking tours April 20 & May 4. Tour West Broadway exploring history, people and politics. Register: www.meetup.com/weriers-walkers/
Turkey Dinner St. Charles United Church, 673 Isbister St, April 21, 4, 5 and 6 p.m. Adults $12, children 11 and under $5. Tickets Rosemary 204-888-8003.
Ukrainian Catholic Women's League of Canada Metropolitan Cathedral of Sts. Vladimir and Olga Branch Spring tea, April 21, 1 p.m., 115 McGregors St. Official Tea Opener: Sister Janice Soluk SSMI.
Alpha Omega Alumnae of Winnipeg celebrates 55th anniversary with an art exhibition and sale of works by Manitoba artists of Ukrainian descent, April 21-May 11 with opening reception April 21, 2-6 p.m., Gallery Oseredok, Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre, 184 Alexander Ave. E. Information: 204-998-0753.
CARP (Canadian Association of Retired Persons) Winnipeg West will hold a a lunch and dance April 23 with a silent auction noon to 4 p.m., ANAF Hall 3584 Portage Ave. Ticket deadline April 15th. Call Gerry 204-837-4026 for tickets.
Daniel McIntyre Collegiate Alumni Association re-dedication of the DMCI Memorial Alcove, April 23, 4:30-6:30 p.m., dedication 5 p.m., DMC. 720 Alverstone St.
Lawyers Play Fundraiser for MTC: Legally Blonde The Musical, RMTC Tom Hendry Theatre (Warehouse), 140 Rupert Ave., April 23- 27, 7:30 p.m., Since 1990, members of the MBA have volunteered thousands of billable hours for the Lawyer Play (formerly known as the Community Play).
Writer-in-Residence Wrap-Up Millennium Library, Reader Services, April 25, 7 p.m. Come bid farewell to Writer-in-Residence Joan Thomas as she ends her time with us.
R. F. Morrison School 50th Anniversary April 25, 5-8 p.m. Please drop in to R. F. Morrison School on April 25, 5-8 pm. There will be a brief program at 6:30 featuring a fashion show through Morrison's 5 decades. Barbecue June 7, 4-7 pm.
Folk Festival in the City: All Ukulele, All The Time Millennium Library, Reader Services Department, April 27, 1:30 p.m. Featuring Hal Brolund, Judy Cook, Kate Ferris. An intimate workshop like the popular festival daytime performances.
Library Out Loud Millennium Library, Main Floor, April 28, 1:30 p.m. The Winnipeg Public Library and the Writers' Collective of Manitoba invite new and established writers to experiment and gain experience reading a short segment of their work in a supportive environment. Information: 204-986-6779.
Girl Guides of Canada -- Sparks, Brownies, Guides, Pathfinders and Rangers, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, to May 1.
Local Colour Art Group show and sale May 3, 7-9 p.m., May 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 5, noon-4 p.m., Elmwood East Kildonan Active Living Centre, 180 Poplar Ave. Proceeds to Alzheimer Society of Manitoba. Information: www.localcolourart.ca.
Oyate Tipi 9th annual Fresh Start Furniture Drive, May 4, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Golf Dome, 1205 Wilkes Ave. Donate gently used furniture. Oyate Tipi collects donated furniture/household items and provides these donated items to women re-building a safe home for themselves and their children abuse-free.
Wolseley Family Place celebrates 15 years of community service, May 14. Information: Sharon 204-788-8081 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Health & Well-being Program, Temple Shalom, 1077 Grant Ave., first Wednesday of the month until June 5, 1:30 p.m. Free.
Winnipeg International Children's Festival Kidfest, June 6-9, The Forks. Tickets 204-943-7915.
Peak Performers Toastmasters Club, Champlain Community Centre, 282 Niverville Ave., every Thursday until June 27, meets Thursdays. Call Jenny 204-228-9959 or peakperformers.toastmastersclubs.org.
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 Cres., July 6, http://www.winnipegfolkfestival.ca/education-outreach/folk-music-camp/ or call 204-231-0096
Windy Corners Toastmasters 269 Main St., every Wednesday to July 31, noon.
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.
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.
Grace Toastmasters, Access River East, 975 Henderson Hwy., every Wednesday until June 28. Information: 204-663-9456 or email@example.com.
Flapjack Breakfast Fundraiser June 29, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., Applebee's at 1150 Grant Ave. Proceeds will go to the UPAA-MB, Inc. Bursary Fund and Operating Funds. The UPAA-MB Bursary is an annual bursary awarded to a first year University of Manitoba student of Filipino descent who has demonstrated strong inclination to pursue post-secondary education.
Voyageur Toastmasters meets Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Deer Lodge Centre, 1290 Portage Ave., 2nd Floor Learning Centre.
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.
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
Prince Edward Legion #81 events 300 Trent Ave., every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday until Dec. 31. Each Wednesday 7-10 p.m. come for Chase the Ace..free, every Friday evening Festivities! every Saturday 4-5:30 p.m. multi-prize meat draw.