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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.
Central School-École Centrale, 604 Day St., is celebrating its 100th anniversary on Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with formal ceremonies at 11 a.m. and a family concert at 1 p.m. featuring Just Kiddin. Displays and school tours, a luncheon and children's activities are all part of the fun. Information: principal Sid Shapira email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts presents music appreciation with Don Anderson: Choral Classics, Mondays now-May 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m. and Tuesdays now-May 14, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Millennium Library, 251 Donald St. Enrol 204-943-6090 or email@example.com.
Norman Art Group, Sturgeon Creek United Church, 207 Thompson Dr., every Wednesday. Accepting applications for membership next fall, Thursday to May 15. Group meets Wednesday 7-9 p.m. Register: Marion 204-837-8852.
RRC railway information session, White Lecture Theatre, Red River College, 2055 Notre Dame Ave., Every Tuesday to April 30. Meet instructors, get your questions answered and learn about entrance requirements. Free.
Lawyers play fundraiser for MTC: Legally Blonde The Musical, RMTC Tom Hendry Theatre (Warehouse), 140 Rupert Ave., now-April 27, 7:30 p.m.
OCD Centre Manitoba Inc. workshop Mindfulness, Faces, 100-4 Fort St., April 26, 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
Spur Festival-Green Entrepreneurship, Manitoba Theatre for Young People, Shaw Performing Arts Centre, 2 Forks Market Rd., April 26, 7 p.m. Environmentalist, entrepreneur, journalist and author Paul Hawken speaks about sustainability and changing the relationship between business and the environment. Moderated by Diane Gray, president and CEO of CentrePort Canada Inc. www.spurfestival.ca. $19 general, $14 students.
Scandinavian Centre TGIF Dinner Speaker Series, Scandinavian Cultural Centre, 764 Erin St., April 26, 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m., fourth Friday of the month. Reservations: 204-774-8047 or firstname.lastname@example.org, $17.50.
Donburi Lunch fundraiser, Manitoba Japanese-Canadian Cultural Centre, 180 McPhillips St., April 26, noon-2 p.m.; $10 204-774-5909.
Giant indoor garage sale, 591 Pritchard Ave., April 26, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., April 27, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; the Association of United Ukrainian Canadians. A perogy lunch will be available at the Saturday event..
St. Mary Magdalene Church garage sale, April 26, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., April 27, 9 a.m.-12:05 p.m., 3 St. Vital Rd.
Assiniboia Christian Centre rummage sale, Assiniboia Christian Centre, 3390 Portage Ave., April 26, 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
ValourCon 4, St. James Legion, 1755 Portage Ave., April 26, noon-6 p.m., Winnipeg Chapter of the International Plastic Modellers Society, $10.
OCD Centre Manitoba Inc. workshop Mindfulness, Faces, 100-4 Fort St., April 26, 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
Perogy luncheon, all you can eat, Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 1175 Main St., April 26, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 204-667-5720 or 204-334-6667
ValourCon 4, St. James Legion, 1755 Portage Ave., April 27, noon-6 p.m., Winnipeg Chapter of the International Plastic Modellers Society, $10.
Jewelry, handbag and bake sale, Westminster United Church, Westminster Ave., April 27, 10 a.m.- p.m., free.
Church rummage sale, Westworth United Church, 1750 Grosvenor Ave., April 27, 9 a.m.-noon. Lots of used clothing, dishes, books, records, small appliances, toys and household articles.
Bingo Bowl fundraiser, Windsor Bowling Lanes, 678 Elizabeth Road, April 27, 7 p.m. -9:30 p.m., The Professional Groomers Association of Manitoba and Before The Bridge Senior K9 Rescue invite. Tickets: 204-221-0998, $15.
Huge community yard sale, Parish Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion, 29 Des Meurons St, April 27, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m., Parish Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion 29 Des Meurons St.
Clothes Closet semi-annual fashion sale, April 27, 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m., gently worn items $5. All proceeds support South Winnipeg Family Information Centre's Clothes Closet project.
St. Andrew's Anglican Church rummage sale, 2700 Portage Ave., April 27, 9 a.m.- noon
Immanuel Players Dessert Theatre, Immanuel United Church, 755 Golspie St. presents The Cemetery Club, a comedy by Ivan Menchell, April 27, 8 p.m., $12.
Free Personal Shred Day, Crosstown Civic Credit Union, four Locations, April 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. ALLMOVE & Crosstown Civic Credit Union offer Free Personal Shred Day for the Children's Wish Foundation. Crosstown Civic Credit Union will be matching all proceeds collected on this special day as well as any donations sent in by their members during May. We will be at the following Winnipeg Crosstown Civic Credit Union locations: 1200 Henderson Hwy, 3161 Portage Ave., 515 St. Anne's Rd., 2800 Pembina Hwy. Free.
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 call 204-986-6779.
Scandinavian Canadian Choir Spring Concert, Scandinavian Centre, 764 Erin St., April 29, 7:30 p.m., Theme: Into the Woods, $10 at 204-668-7121.
Ukrainian Canadian Vets Branch #41 dinner, Ukrainian Canadian Vets Branch #141, 618 Selkirk Ave., April 29, 4 p.m., Register by April 20 at 204-589-5315 or 204-770-5349, $7.
Buying A Home, A Workshop for Community Women, Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre, 1150A Waverley St., April 30, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Are you looking to buy your first home or has it been some time since you purchased a home? Are you looking for information about the home-buying process? This workshop will walk you through the steps involved in purchasing a home, including writing an offer to purchase, entering into a mortgage and calculating the amount of money you will require, including legal fees and closing costs. Child care upon request. Healthy snacks & bus tickets are available. Funded by Neighborhoods Alive. Free.
Rady Jewish Community Centre launches two new programs: Zooming In: Contemporary Issues Through a Jewish Lens, Rabbi Karen Soria; April 30, Rabbi Ari Ellis; May 6, Rabbi Neal Rose; May 13, Rabbi Alan Green, 7:30 p.m.; May 9, Nancy Richler; June 13, Michael Tregebov, 7 p.m., 123 Doncaster St. Information: Rebecca 204-477-7533.
Friendship Force of Manitoba, Masonic Memorial Temple, 420 Corydon Ave., May 1, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., dinner meeting. Friendship Force is a worldwide non-profit cultural travel organization encouraging world peace. $20.
Girl Guides of Canada, Sparks, Brownies, Guides, Pathfinders and Rangers, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, to May 1.
City of Winnipeg Museums Board Town Hall, Manitoba Children's Museum, 45 Forks Market Rd., May 1, 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. The City of Winnipeg Museums Board invites you to a town hall to share your thoughts on the board and its support of museums in Winnipeg. MuseumsFeedback@winnipeg.ca or 204-805-3280.
Out with Winter 2-4-1 Sale, Nearly New Shop, 961 Portage Ave., every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday. May 1 to May 6: During this week, you can buy two clothing items for the price of one! All proceeds go to the Children's Hospital Foundation. Information: 204-772-3629.
Rummage/bake sale, Young United Church, 222 Furby St., May 3, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Young United Church. Proceeds to West Broadway Community Services. Information: Val Diell 204-783-0128.
Prince Edward Legion Mug, Spud and Steak Dinner, Prince Edward Legion #81, 300 Trent Ave. & Brazier St., May 3, 7 p.m. -9 p.m., entertainment by Rock-A-Billy all evening, $12.50.
Local Colour Art Group Show and Sale, Elmwood East Kildonan Active Living Centre, 180 Poplar Ave. Local Colour Art Group Show and Sale. Art raffle proceeds to Alzheimer Society of Manitoba. May 3, 7-9 p.m., May 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m, May 5, noon-4 p.m. www.localcolourart.ca, free.
Gala Anna, St. Anne's Anglican Church, 253 Burrin Avenue, May 3, 5 p.m.-9:30 p.m., May 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday-night bake table, silent auction, games, indoor book and clothing sale, plants and food from our great kitchen. Karaoke singalong at 7:30 a.m. Saturday: pancake breakfast, outdoor yard sale, bake, plant and indoor yard sale, BBQ, silent auction.
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 rebuilding a safe home for themselves and their children abuse. Free.
Forever Young Club annual dance, Masonic Memorial Temple, 420 Corydon Ave., May 4, 8 p.m.-11:55 p.m., Classic Rock 'n' Roll Dance 1950s & '60s music. The Twilght Band & Music Man Specialty Music. Advance tickets only Information: 204-261-4442, $20.
High Steppers Craft & Vendor Show, Winakwa Community Centre, May 4, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free admission.
Happy Mike's Coffee House, St. James Anglican Parish Hall, 195 Collegiate St., May 4, 7:30 p.m.- 1:30 p.m., an open-mic, family-oriented entertainment event for all ages, with singer-songwriter Matthew Carter, 8 p.m., followed by open-mic portion at 9 p.m., free admission.
Inside Publishing * Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium, May 4, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., In partnership with the Writers' Collective of MB, this is the free and open-to-all "glimpse behind the curtain" of the book industry. In four 50-minute sessions you'll get the inside scoop from the authors, editors, or publishers of four different books. Authors include Jodi Carmichael, Méira Cook, Chadwick Ginther, and Charlene Diehl. Moderated by Joanne Kelly. Information: winnipeg.ca/library
Nature Manitoba Giant Garage Sale * Holy Cross School, 300 Dubuc, May 4, 9:30 a.m. - noon, 300 Dubuc 204-943-9029, n/a
Victorian Tea Party * Kirkfield Park United Church, 472 Kirkfield St., May 4, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., fancy sandwiches and dainties, bake table, "Hats Optional", $8
Women's Canadian Club of Winnipeg Used Book Sale * The Waverley, 857 Wilkes Ave., May 4, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Books for the Canadian North program, aimed at sending new children's books to schools in northern communities. RSVP by May 2 for complimentary lunch and tour to 204-287-5092 or 204-487-9600
11th Annual Hike for Hospice * Shaw Park, 1 Portage Ave. E., May 5, 12:30 p.m., Hospice & Palliative Care Manitoba. Walk along Waterfront Drive, visit with Goldie, Caricature Artist, face painting, entertainment, refreshments and raffle. Register: 204-889-8525.
5th Annual Giant Rummage and Bake Sale * Craig Street Cats, 489 Madison St., May 4 - May 5, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., in support of Craig Street Cats. Donations of gently used items for the sale
Books & Brunch * The Gates on Roblin, 6945 Roblin Blvd., May 5, 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., an annual fundraiser by the Friends of the Winnipeg Public Library in support of library programs. With speakers: Doug Speirs & Jila Ghomeshi. MC Morley Walker. $55 Gift Shop in Millennium Library or 204-947-0110.
Grace Hospital Auxiliary Really Big May Book Sale * Grace Hospital, 300 Booth Dr., May 7, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., May 8, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., May 9, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., May 10, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Health Sciences Centre Retirees Association luncheon * Annie A. Bond Room, 685 William Ave., May 7, noon - 2 p.m., All retirees from HSC welcome. Live entertainment. Annie A. Bond Room, Community Services Bldg, William Ave., Free with annual membership
Lawn Bowling Season Begins * Norwood Lawn Bowling Club, 1212 Dakota St., May 7, 12:45 p.m., Norwood Lawn Bowling Club begins its season Come out to 1212 Dakota Street (adjacent to Jonathan Toews Community Centre) and try this super summer sport. Instruction provided - your first 3 games are free
West Kildonan Horticultural Society * May 7, 7 p.m., meet with Marie Profeta Tokar discussing her visit to some European gardens, Victory School, 395 Jefferson Ave. Annual membership $10
Grand Opening of the Oral History Centre * University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Ave., May 7, 5 p.m., second floor Bryce
Friendship Force Winnipeg Monthly Dinner Meeting * May 8, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Holiday Inn South, 1330 Pembina Hwy. Information and dinner reservations Elizabeth 204-452-5299 or www.friendshipforcewinnipeg.org
Hepatitis C & Nutrition & Role of Probiotics for Liver Health * Isabella Stewart Building/HSC Room NA 165, 700 McDermot Ave., May 8, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., Canadian Liver Foundation information session with Dr. Meera Kaur, PhD, Assistant Professor and Clinical Dietitian. Information 204-831-6231, No registration fee
Charleswood United Church Rummage Sale * Charleswood United Church, 4820 Roblin Blvd., May 11, 9 a.m. - noon, Featuring house wares, small appliances & electronics, clothing, jewellery, linens, toys, books, etc.
Fashion Show: Wedding Fashions of Yesteryear & Mothers' Day Tea * St. Paul's Anglican Church, 830 North Dr., 830 North Dr., May 11, 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m., St Paul's Anglican Church, will feature wedding gowns of parishioners worn in past decades., Donation
Mum's the Word * Nearly New Shop, 961 Portage Ave., Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday - May 3 - May 11, Shower your mom with love - and jewelry this Mother's Day at the Nearly New Shop's Mum's the Word Sale! All jewelry and accessories will be 50% off May 3-11. The store, run by volunteers, is open Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds from the Nearly New Shop go to the Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba. For more information, please contact: The Nearly New Shop Phone:(204)772-3629
Quilt Show * Trinity United Church, 933 Summerside Ave., May 11, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., lunch 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Information: 204-269-1632, $5
Wedding Fashions of Yesterday Fashion Show & Mothers' Day Tea * St. Paul's Anglican Church, 830 North Dr., May 11, 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m., Donations welcome
Pasta Night * St. James Anglican Parish Hall, 195 Collegiate Street, May 13, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., $12, ages 6-12 $10 or $35/family.
Norman Art Group * Sturgeon Creek United Church, 207 Thompson Dr., every Wednesday, Thursday until May 15, is accepting applications for membership next fall. Group meets Wednesday 7-9 p.m., Sturgeon United Church, 207 Thompson Dr. Register: Marion 204-837-8852
Transcona Garden Club's fundraiser plant and bake sale * Transcona Retired Citizens Centre, 328 Whittier Ave. W., May 15, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Information: 204-222-0236
Haven II - Boulton Bay Seniors Complex Annual Garage Sale * 1 Boulton Bay, May 20, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., May 21, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Wolseley Family Place celebrates 15 years of community service, May 14. Information: Sharon 204-788-8081 or email@example.com.
6th Annual Seniors Housing & Lifestyles Expo * Victoria Inn, 1808 Wellington Ave, May 29, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., free.
ALS Winnipeg Walk Society of Manitoba * Assiniboine Park, June 1, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., registration starts at 9 a.m. with the walk beginning at 10 a.m. The ALS Society of Manitoba is also looking for sponsors for the 2013 walk. Information: 204-837-1270.
Commuter Challenge * Across Manitoba/ Your Workplace, June 2 - June 8, an annual friendly competition that encourages individuals and workplaces to explore greener transportation options for personal, environmental and community health. Register: http://greenactioncentre.ca/program/commuterchallenge/
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.
R. F. Morrison School 50th anniversary celebrates with a barbecue June 7, 4-7 p.m.
Friendship Force of Manitoba * Masonic Memorial Temple, 420 Corydon Ave., June 12, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., dinner meeting. Friendship Force is a world-wide non-profit cultural travel organization promoting friendships and world peace., $20.
Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Heart & Stroke Big Bike Ride * Forks Market Plaza, June 18, 1 p.m. - 8 p.m. Register: manitobabigbike.ca
Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Heart & Stroke Big Bike Ride * Forks Market Plaza, June 19, 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. Register: manitobabigbike.ca
The Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Heart & Stroke Big Bike Ride * Manitoba Legislative Building, June 20, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., June 21, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Celebrate 20 heart-pumping years on the Big Bike. Register: manitobabigbike.ca
Flapjack Breakfast * Applebee's Grant Park, 1150 Grant Ave., June 29, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m., Flapjack Breakfast fundraiser proceeds will go to the UPAA-MB, Inc. Bursary and Operating Funds. $10.
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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Werier's Walkers free urban guided walking tours May 4. Tour West Broadway exploring history, people and politics. Register: www.meetup.com/weriers-walkers.