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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-âcole 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 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 email@example.com.
Grace Hospital Auxiliary Really Big May Book Sale at Grace Hospital, 300 Booth Dr., May 10, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Womens' Health and Happiness Series: A Cure for Anger, at Crescentwood Counselling Services, 196 Osborne St., every Tuesday to June 11, http://crescentwoodcounselling.ca. Register: 204-453-6110 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Fee: $180.
Child Support - a Workshop for Community Women, at 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. Childcare (upon request), healthy snacks and bus tickets are available. Free.
Friends of Historic St. Michael's Ukrainian Orthodox Church at Gardenton, Man., Bud, Spud and Steak fundraiser at 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 at Charleswood United Church, 4820 Roblin Blvd., May 11, 9 a.m. - noon, featuring house wares, small appliances & electronics, clothing, jewellery, linens, toys, books, etc.
District Schools Heritage Association Fundraiser at Canad Inns Ft. Garry, 1824 Pembina Hwy., May 11, 5 p.m. - 8 p.m., Bud, Spud, and Steak/Chicken Dinner. An 85 page Sarto area pioneers and earliest descendants will be available for $20 per book. Information: email@example.com or 204-453-4041, $20.
Fashion Show: Wedding Fashions of Yesteryear & Mothers' Day Tea, at 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 at 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 at St. Paul's Anglican Church, 830 North Dr., May 11, 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Donations welcome.
All Saints Annual Garage Sale at All Saints Anglican Church Hall, 175 Colony St., May 11, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Mother's Day Strawberry Tea at Immanuel United Church, 755 Golspie St., May 11, noon - 2 p.m., featuring strolling balladeers, Harlequin Babershop Quartet. Proceeds going towards the Life and Work of Immanuel United Church., $10.
Plant Sale at Church of The Good Shepherd, 933 Summerside, May 11 - June 8, open Monday to Friday, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sundays noon - 4 p.m. Variety of annuals, perennials, and garden vegetables.
Pasta Night at St. James Anglican Parish Hall, 195 Collegiate St., May 13, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., $12, ages 6-12 $10 or $35/family.
Backyard Composting and Vermi-Composting Workshops - free at River Heights Library, 1520 Corydon Ave., May 14, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m., Green Action Center. Register: greenactioncentre.ca or 204-925-3776 Composting is a great way to reduce waste and at the same time reduce your environmental footprint. Learn how to recycle your kitchen scraps and yard waste into a rich natural soil amendment. Learn the benefits of composting, how to get started, key factors for successful composting, and how to use your finished compost.
The Next Star - Winnipeg Auditions at Winnipeg Convention Centre, 375 York Ave., May 14, 6 a.m. - 9 a.m., Judges Keshia Chant©, Tara Oram and Mark Spicoluk will return to Winnipeg for the auditions for YTV's The Next Star. Performers under the age of 15 can audition. http://www.wcc.mb.ca/ Lineup Opens: 6 a.m. Arrive by 9 a.m. for guaranteed audition. Free.
Wolseley Family Place celebrates 15 years of community service, May 14. Information: Sharon 204-788-8081 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Womens' Health and Happiness Series: A Cure for Anger at Crescentwood Counselling Services, 196 Osborne St., every Tuesday until June 11, http://crescentwoodcounselling.ca Register: 204-453-6110 or email@example.com. Fee: $180.
Norman Art Group at 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 at Transcona Retired Citizens Centre, 328 Whittier Ave. W., May 15, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Information: 204-222-0236.
A Gardener's Evening at St. Mary's Road United Church, 613 St. Mary's Rd., May 15, 7:30 p.m., with St. Vital Agricultural Society featuring flower arranging demo by Jim Fuller, Top Hat Florists. Plant sale, rainbow auction, draws for arrangements. Information: Brenda 204-257-6372, $3.
Forever Young Club Mb 16th Annual Dance at Masonic Memorial Temple, 420 Corydon Ave., May 16, 8 p.m. - 11:55 p.m., Featuring 1950's , 60's & 70's music with a live band, Twilights and DJ. Specialty Music (Ray Wheeler) Silent auction profits are being donated to Shrine Hospital for sick children. Bring a tin for the bin Winnipeg Harvest, $20 Bob 204-792-9741.
The Compassionate Friends Monthly Sharing Meeting at Community Services Building, 685 William Ave., May 16, 7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m., a support group for parents grieving the death of a child of any age from any cause.
Clothesline at Broadway-First Baptist Church, 790 Honeyman Ave., third Thursday of the month May 16 - June 20, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., sale of good, pre-owned clothes - something for every member of the family.
Church Garage Sale at Grey Street United Church, 640 Castle Ave., every Sunday, Monday, Friday, Saturday - May 17 - May 26, for 7 days, on 2 consecutive weekends, May 17-20 and 24-26. Hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day except the 2 Sundays, noon.
Library Out Loud at Millennium Library, TD New and Noted Room, May 19, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., with The Writers' Collective and Millennium Library. To get your (approximately three-minute) reading on the list e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plant Sale at Church of The Good Shepherd, 933 Summerside, until June 8, midnight - 8 p.m., open Monday to Friday, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sundays noon - 4 p.m. Variety of annuals, perennials, and garden vegetabes.
Haven II - Boulton Bay Seniors Complex Annual Garage Sale at 1 Boulton Bay, May 20, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., May 21, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Backyard Composting and Vermi-Composting Workshops at Pembina Trails Library, 2724 Pembina Hwy., May 21, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m., Green Action Center. Register:greenactioncentre.ca or 204-925-3776 Backyard Composting Composting is a great way to reduce waste and at the same time reduce your environmental footprint. Learn how to recycle your kitchen scraps and yard waste into a rich natural soil amendment. Learn the benefits of composting, how to get started, key factors for successful composting, and how to use your finished compost, free.
6th Annual Seniors Housing & Lifestyles Expo at Victoria Inn, 1808 Wellington Ave, May 29, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., free.
ALS Winnipeg Walk Society of Manitoba at 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 at 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 at Forks Market Plaza, June 18, 1 p.m. - 8 p.m. Register: manitobabigbike.ca.
Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Heart & Stroke Big Bike Ride at The Forks Market Plaza, June 19, 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. Register: manitobabigbike.ca.
The Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Heart & Stroke Big Bike Ride at the 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 at 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.
Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition May 10, 2013 A23
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