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Isaac Brock School * is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a reunion May 23 to 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts * music appreciation with Don Anderson: Choral Classics, Mondays now to 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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. to 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, 7:30 a.m. Saturday pancake breakfast, outdoor yard sale, bake, plant and indoor yard sale, BBQ, silent auction.
Mum's the Word * Nearly New Shop, 961 Portage Ave., May 3 - May 11, Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds go to the Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba. Information: 204-772-3629.
Oyate Tipi * 9th annual Fresh Start Furniture Drive, May 4, 9 a.m. to 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 Street, May 4, 7:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m., an open-mike family-oriented entertainment event for all ages with singer-songwriter Matthew Carter 8 p.m. followed by open-mike 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 Manitoba, 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.
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.
Rummage and Garage Sale * Mary Mother of the Church, 85 Kirkbridge Dr., May 4, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Rummage/Bake Sale * Young United Church, 222 Furby St., May 4, 10 a.m.-noon. Proceeds to West Broadway Community Services. Information: Val Diell 204-783-0128.
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.
Family Fun & Learning Fair * Crescentwood Community Centre, 1170 Corydon Ave., May 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Winnipeg Parent Newsmagazine. Featuring children's camps, clubs & programs, mini-petting zoo, family health and wellness, face painting, inflatable bouncers and more.
Rady Jewish Community Centre * two new programs: Zooming In: Contemporary Issues Through a Jewish Lens, 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.
8th Annual Winnipeg International Storytelling Festival * Assiniboine Park, May 6, 7 p.m., 2nd Annual Dr. Philip Weiss Award for Storytelling for Peace and Human Rights dinner and presentation. Opening reception 5:45 p.m., $75, Annette 204-474-6052 or AnnetteJones@umanitoba.ca.
Centennial Lecture Series * Harte Trail, May 6, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. The Charleswood Historical Society is pleased to invite you to the seventh in a series of 10 presentations. Come for an evening walk and talk led by representatives from Chswd. Hist. Soc., Friends of Harte Trail, CCHP and the City of Winnipeg -- naturalist department. Location: Meet at Van Roon Gardens beside the Harte Trail, at the south end of Cullen Drive., free.
Fibromyalgia Support Group of Winnipeg monthly meeting * Society for Manitobans with Disabilities (SMD) Building, 825 Sherbrook St., May 6, 7 p.m., Bev Friesen will be reporting on the International Chronic Fatigue Conference, Ottawa 2011. The Group is also offering a three-part educational course Taking Charge of Fibromyalgia on May 9, 16 and 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Information: 204-975-3037 or www.fmswinnipeg.com.
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 St. (adjacent to Jonathan Toews Community Centre) and try this super summer sport. Instruction provided -- your first three 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.
Womens' Health and Happiness Series: A Cure for Anger * Crescentwood Counselling Services, 196 Osborne St., every Tuesday May 7-June 11, http://crescentwoodcounselling.ca. Register: 204-453-6110 or email@example.com. Fee: $180.
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.
2013 REES Awards Breakfast * Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd., May 9, 7:30 a.m., recognizing individuals and organizations who/that have demonstrated excellence and achievement in the disability fields and made a significant impact on the disability community, $50. Information: Lori 204-832-7337.
All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Parish Fundraiser * Nor-Villa Motor Hotel, 1763 Henderson Hwy., May 9, 6 p.m.-11 p.m., Bud Spud and Steak Night, $17, children under 12 $12.
Child Support -- A Workshop for Community Women * Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre, #104-3100 Pembina Hwy, May 10, 10 a.m.-noon, Outreach location buzz code: 1003. This workshop will provide information on child support in Manitoba under various custody situations and how to enforce and update child-support agreements or orders. Child care (upon request), healthy snacks and bus tickets are available. Free.
Friends of Historic St. Michael's Ukrainian Orthodox Church at Gardenton, MB, Bud, Spud and Steak fundraiser * Tijuana Yacht Club, 1405 St. Matthews Ave., May 10, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. All proceeds go to the preservation of Historic St. Michael's Church. $15, Ed 204-256-1498 or Gail 204-253-9677.
Charleswood United Church Rummage Sale * Charleswood United Church, 4820 Roblin Blvd., May 11, 9 a.m.-noon, featuring housewares, small appliances and 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.
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.