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Westview Dance Club is a non-profit club that provides social ballroom dancing for couples, with 30 weekly lessons plus practices for $250 per couple. For Sept. registration information Bev 204-275-6484 or bgunnarson@mymts.net.

Asperger Manitoba will host the national conference on Asperger syndrome in Winnipeg on Oct. 8-9, 2013, at the Canad Inns Regent Casino Hotel. Register: www.differentway.ca.

Prince Edward Legion events at Prince Edward Legion #81, 300 Trent Ave., every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday until Dec. 31, Each Wednesday 7-10 p.m. come for Chase the Ace. Every Saturday 4-5:30 p.m. multi-prize meat draw.

Zoloto Ukrainian Dance enrolment every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday to Sept. 9, St. Joshaphat Church Hall, 590 Alverstone St.

Kidney Foundation of Canada, Manitoba Branch with Bison Transport official launch of a Bison Truck Trailer that features an awareness message for the Kidney foundation of Canada and organ donation awareness, Sept. 6, noon, 1-452 Dovercourt Dr.

Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts First Fridays, Sept. 6, 5-9 p.m. and open house Sept. 7, 1-4 p.m., 201-211 Bannatyne Ave.

St. Luke's rummage sale, St. Luke's Anglican Church, 130 Nassau St. N., Sept. 7, 9 a.m. There will be collectibles, furniture, household items, clothing, toys and more. Bake-sale table.

New Directions 10th Annual Opikihiwawin Powwow, Camp Amisk across from La Barriere Park, Sept. 7, 1 p.m.-10 p.m. Registration: 11 a.m., followed by grand entries, 1 p.m. & 7 p.m. A free shuttle will operate all day from 491 Portage Ave. to the powwow and back. Traditional feast, Saturday, 5 p.m. ASL interpreter on site. Arts & crafts table rentals 204-783-7078.

Chansons D' Amour -- Parisian Cabaret is coming to Winnipeg, Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m., Forrest Nickerson Theatre, Deaf Centre, 285 Pembina Hwy. A seasoned cast of musical-theatre performers will delight you with a variety of solo, duet & ensemble cabaret performances featuring Broadway favourites, popular standards, comedy & novelty songs, complete with colourful costuming. Tickets $15 or 204-452-4982.

Churchill Park United Church annual garage sale, Churchill Park United Church, 525 Bersford Ave., Sept. 7, 9 a.m.-p.m. A variety of items, including furniture and collectibles. Refreshments available.

Riding Mountain Challenge MS Bike Tour, Parkland Recreation Complex, Sept. 7-8, 8 a.m. A two-day adventure that will challenge, motivate and inspire you, the MS Bike Tour will make a difference in your own life and the lives of everyone touched by MS. Cycle 150 kilometres over two days through beautiful Riding Mountain National Park. Register: msbiketours.ca. $40 registration fee.

Westview Dance Club ballroom dance instruction, Sept. 8. 30 weekly lessons plus practices for $250 per couple. Sept. registration: Bev 204-275-6484 or bgunnarson@mymts.net.

Walk of Hope in support of ovarian cancer research, Rainbow Stage, Kildonan Park, Sept. 8, 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Survival starts with awareness. Make sure all the women you love know the most common symptoms of ovarian cancer: 1. Bloating. 2. Pelvic or abdominal pain. 3. Difficulty eating or feeling full quickly. 4. Urinary symptoms (urgency or frequency). Information: http://ovariancancerwalkofhope.ca/walk-locations/winnipeg.

Grandparents Day dinner, Sept. 8, 5:30 p.m., Herman Prior Centre, Portage la Prairie. Tickets: $12, $6 children, free children 5 and under at the door or at Hill's Drug Store, St. Mary's Church or Trinity Church.

Fibromyalgia Support Group of Winnipeg monthly meeting SMD Building, 2nd floor, 825 Sherbrook St., Sept. 9, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Tara Maltman-Just, pharmacist, will be discussing fibromyalgia medications.

Cops for Kids West for Wishes, Bicycle Relay Team meets at city hall to embark on their latest tour, Tofino, B.C., Sept. 9, 6 a.m.

Grand Squares open house Norberry-Glenlee Community Centre, 26 Molgat Ave., Sept. 9, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., to start the square dance season. Free.

Seven Oaks Toastmasters meetings Sept 9, 16, 23, 30,7-9 p.m., Atlantic-Garden City United Church 725 Atlantic Ave. Information: Casey 204-339-2340.

Square Dancing, Norberry-Glenlee Community Centre, 26 Molgat Ave., every Monday Sept. 9-Oct. 28. We accept singles and couples for dancing. 26 Molgat Ave. Information: Mary 204-878-2812. $3.50 members or $4.50 guests.

Good Neighbours' Choir begins its fall season Sept. 10, 720 Henderson Hwy., every Tues. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Information: Bob, 204-633-5472.

Jewish Federation of Winnipeg's 2013 Combined Jewish Appeal fundraising campaign with Rex Murphy, renowned political commentator journalist and raconteur, Sept. 10, 7:30 p.m., Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Cres. Tickets: www.jewishwinnipeg.org or at the door.

Open House and Annual General Meeting Family Community Centre (FCC), 100-475 Sargent Ave, Sept. 11, 4 p.m. Pregnancy and Family Support Services Inc. (PFSS) is celebrating 40 years providing services that support pregnant women, foster family life, grow community and empower individuals in Winnipeg's West End. Community presentations, cake, coffee and a tour of our newly expanded Family Community Centre. RSVP: 204-772-9091.

GriefShare Group, 13 consecutive Wednesdays, starts Sept. 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Albright Church, 3400 DeVries Ave. Register: 204-334-5873.

Separated, Widowed, Divorced, Beginning Experience peer-support grief-resolution program, 10-week sessions start Sept. 11. Information: 204-275-3090 or www.BeginningExperienceWinnipeg.ca.

Springsteen 2 Winnipeg kickoff meeting, Yellow Dog Tavern, 386 Donald St., Sept. 11, 7:30 p.m. Fans working together to help bring Springsteen to Winnipeg. Come and be part of the team that will work to let Springsteen know we want him here. RSVP: springsteen2wpg@gmail.com, www.springsteen2wpg.ca or @springsteen2wpg. Free.

Pregnancy and Family Support Services annual general meeting and open house, Sept. 11, 4 p.m. RSVP: 204-772-9091.

Basics of Scottish Country Dancing 10-week course Basics of Scottish Country Dancing starts Sept. 12, 8 to 10 p.m., St. Paul's Anglican Church, 830 North Dr. at Point Road. Information: www.rscdswinnipeg.ca or 204-786-7767.

St. Barnabas Anglican Church annual fall fun fair/yard sale, Sept. 14, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 730 McPhillips St. Household items, home baking, gently used clothing, books, silent auction, bid auction and a barbecue.

Friends of Gardens Manitoba fall plant sale, Canadian Mennonite University North Campus, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd., Sept. 14, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Perennials for fall planting, irises, peonies and day lilies, hostas. Selection of shrubs, selection of spring bulbs.

MEVAfest, the Manitoba Electric Vehicle Association showcase of electric vehicles (EVs). Get info about EVs from Manitobans who own them. Free rides around Assiniboine Park in some of the world's most exciting automobiles, including the fabulous Tesla model S. Discover what it really means to GO green! Sept. 14 (rain date, Sept. 21) 2-5 p.m.

Karma in the Park St. Vital Park, Sept. 15, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Register: 204-831-6231 and tickets. You will be able to access a massage, dance session or a relaxation/visualization session. Adults $25, children $15.

Blues Cruise For Harvest, Sept. 15, 2-6 p.m., boarding at 1 p.m., Alexander Docks, Waterfront Drive. Blues with Big Dave McLean and Romi Mayes. All proceeds to Winnipeg Harvest. Bring a "tin for the bin."

La Salle Fall Supper La Salle Community Centre, Sept. 15, 3 p.m.-7 p.m. 11 & over-$12, children 6-10 $6, 5 & under free.

Sagkeeng Child & Family Services annual general meeting Sept. 18, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Canad Inns Garden City, 2100 McPhillips St. RSVP: 204-949-1649.

The Buhler Gallery at St. Boniface Hospital invites the public to its new exhibition: The Story Illuminated: Children's Book Illustrations: Marie Louise Gay, Barbara Reid, Sheila McGraw, Bette Woodland and Jennifer LaBella, Sept. 20 to Jan. 19. The public is also invited to exhibition's opening event Sept. 19, 7 p.m.

FoodFare for The Kids charity dinner, Sept. 19, 5 p.m., Holiday Inn Airport West, 2520 Portage Ave. Benefits the Children's Hospital Foundation. Information: 204-694-1112.

Clothesline sale, Broadway First Baptist Church, 790 Honeyman Ave., Sept. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Gently used clothing and accessories.

Retired Women Teachers' Association of Manitoba luncheon & fashion show Masonic Memorial Temple, 420 Corydon Ave., Sept. 19, noon - 2 p.m. Information: 204-237-4511.

The Compassionate Friends Monthly Sharing Meeting Community Services Building, 685 William Ave., Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m. Support group for parents grieving the death of a child of any age from any cause.

St. Andrew's River Heights United Church gigantic garage sale, Sept. 20, 2-6 p.m. and Sept. 21, 8 a.m.-noon, 255 Oak St. Something for everyone.

Bud Spud Canad Inns Windsor Park, 1034 Elizabeth Rd., Sept. 21, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., in support the Panda Bear Daycare Co-op. The Bud Spud will be held at Canad Inns Windsor Park, 1034 Elizabeth Rd. Tickets are only $15 and can be pre-purchased by contacting the director, Teresa Muirhead at 204-231-1084. Meals include a steak or chicken dinner including a beverage. A silent auction and three great grand prizes will be up for grabs, $15.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition September 6, 2013 A21

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