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Misericordia Health Centre Foundation is pleased to partner with The Cupcake Corner on Dec. 6. $10 from every dozen ordered will be donated back to the Foundation. To order: or 204-788-8469.

Virtuosi's Got More Talent fundraiser Feb. 27, 6 p.m., Fort Garry Hotel. Tickets: $125 204-786-9000.

Winnipeg East CARP Chapter #53 meet the second Wednesday of the month to June 11, 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m., lower level of Elmwood Legion 920 Nairn Ave. Guest speakers that provide information for Seniors. Information: Darlene Demkey 204- 222-8120 or

St. Luke's Anglican Church Christmas bazaar, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Stradbrook and Nassau. Looking for crafters. Tables $25. Information: 204-452-3609.

Alcoholics Anonymous Manitoba Keystone Conference celebrates 69 years of AA in Manitoba, Nov. 8, 9 and 10, Viscount Gort Hotel, 1670 Portage Ave. Information: 204-942-0126. $25.

All Saints craft trade and bake sale, Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., auditorium, 1500 Day St. $2. Concession includes Ukrainian lunch. Door prizes.

Sacred Heart Schooling of Yorkton, Sask. alumni gathering Nov. 9, 11:30 a.m., Holy Family Home, 165 Aberdeen. Register: 204-663-6992 or 204-257-4315.

Canadian Diabetes Association 5th Annual Best Banting Evening, The Roaring Twenties fundraiser, Nov. 9, 6-11 p.m., Metropolitan Entertainment Centre, 281 Donald St. Tickets: $125 Kelly Lambkin 204-925-3800 ext. 224 or

Craft Trade & Bake Sale All Saints Auditorium, 1500 Day St., Nov. 9, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Large variety of crafters and traders perogies & cabbage rolls, baking, door prizes, concession (includes perogies, cabbage rolls & sausage). $2.

Silk and Sake Aurora fundraiser Manitoba Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 180 McPhillips St., Nov. 9, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Join Aurora Japanese Dance Group for an afternoon featuring entertainment, silent auction, hors d'oeuvres, and of course, sake. Tickets: Gail or 204-792-1246. $25.

Short Conversations with Antonia Nelson Charleswood Public Library, 5014 Roblin Blvd, Nov. 9, 11 a.m. - noon. Free.

St. John Ambulance Wilderness First Aid Level II course, Nov. 9 & 10, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Register: 204-784-7000 or

Norway House Animal Rescue Waffle Breakfast Caboto Centre, 1055 Wilkes Ave., Nov. 10, 9 a.m. - noon. In support of "Project Implant". Project Implant involves bringing a veterinarian to Norway House to insert a contraceptive implant under the skin of female dogs to prevent unwanted litters of pups being born on Norway House Cree Nation. They will also be microchipped for tracking purposes, vaccinated & dewormed. $15.

Winnipeg Art Gallery Stamp Sale-Stamp Dealers Bourse Nov. 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Best Western Charterhouse Hotel, 330 York Ave. ALL WAG sales go to support children's programs at Winnipeg Art Gallery.

Finnish Canadian Club Scandinavian Sunday brunch Nov. 10, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Scandinavian Centre, 764 Erin St. $13.50, youth 8-12 $6, children 7 and under free. Reservations: 204-774-8047.

Norway House Animal Rescue waffle breakfast, Nov. 10, 9 a.m. - noon, Caboto Centre, 1055 Wilkes Ave. in support of "Project Implant". $15.

Remembrance Day Service Prince Edward Legion #81, 300 Trent Avenue, Nov. 11, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., and ceremony will be held at St. Alphonsus Parish Hall, 341 Munroe Avenue. Doors open at 10, service begins at 10:45. Lunch at Prince Edward Legion, 300 Trent Ave. immediately following the service. Lest we forget.

Western Canada Aviation Museum New Exhibit: Victoria Cross WW I & WW II Recipients. We pay tribute to Canadian airmen who received this important decoration. Opens Nov. 11 to Jan. 30. Also showing: Coastal Patrol. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 958 Ferry Rd. Hangar T-2.

Manitoba Ankylosing Spondylitis Assoc. meets with Dr. Glen Thomson on To Sleep, Perchance to Dream, Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m., cafeteria, Room 1, Nelson McIntyre Collegiate, 188 St. Mary's Rd. Information: Lorne 204-256-5320.

Women's Canadian Club of Winnipeg celebrates Remembrance Day, Nov. 12, 11 a.m., Winnipeg Convention Centre. Lunch at noon followed by a presentation by Major Heather Collins. Reservations for lunch 204-663-5657starting Nov. 4. $25.

Daniel Lee Dorward Compassionate Fund for Sick Kids benefit concert, Nov. 12, 7 p.m., Neil Bardal Funeral Centre, 3030 Notre Dame Ave. Tickets $10 at Donna 204-837-6038 or

GriefShare Surviving the Holidays group, Nov. 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Albright Church, 3400 DeVries Ave. Register: 204-334-5873.

Best of Friends Gift Shop 8th Anniversary Sale, Nov. 13 -16, Millennium Library. Weekdays 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday noon-3 p.m. Sidewalk sale. Pop-up discounts changing daily. Local jewellery artists Thursday. Free draw. Net earnings support library projects through the Friends of the Winnipeg Public Library. 204-947-0110 or

Kids Help Phone Being There For Kids Breakfast, Nov. 14, 7:30-9 a.m., Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites. Speaker Robb Nash. Tickets $40 at 204-925-5675 or

The South Winnipeg Family Information Centre offers: Triple P Stepping Stones: Thursday evenings to Nov. 14, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. 800 Point Rd. (lower level of the Fort Garry United Church). Register 204-284-9311 or website

Grace Hospital Auxiliary annual crafts & more sale, Nov. 15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Grace Hospital Auditorium, 408 Booth Dr. Free. Proceeds Support Patient Care.

White Cross Guild's "Just LIke New to You" thrift shop, Nov. 15-Dec. 20, 635 Portage Ave. All monies raised go to the Health Sciences Center for the purchase of equipment designated for the betterment of patient care, comfort & research. Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Bows, Broads and Bullseyes Archery Club, a ladies-only club, meets Nov. 15, Nov. 29 and Dec. 13, 7-9 p.m., Heights Archery. Information:

Beginning Experience (BE) is 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, 3 times per year as well as two retreat weekends for adults. Adult Retreat Weekend Nov. 15-17. Information: 204-275-3090 or

St. Paul's Middlechurch annual Christmas Tea & Bazaar, Nov. 16, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 299 Balderstone Rd., West St. Paul. Craft, book and bake sale, fish pond, silent auction, gently used treasures, lunch, dainties, and refreshments. $5 adults, $3 for children, free for children under 6.

Before the Bridge Senior K9 Rescue fundraiser Nov. 16, 7:45-10:30 p.m., Rumor's Comedy Club, 2025 Corydon Ave. Featuring comedian Tom Segura. Tickets: Lee-Anne 204-471-3392. $15.

Delmar craft & bake sale, Nov. 16, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., 2nd floor, recreation hall, 100 Adamar Road. Soup, buns, cookies & beverage, served at 11 a.m. $4.

Franco-Amigos fundraising social evening, Nov. 16, 8 p.m., Holy Family Hall, 778 Archibald St. A fund raising social evening for a humanitarian project in the province of Ocoa in the Dominican Republic. Proceeds will help pay for construction materials to build 2 or 3 houses for needy families. The project is affiliated with the community development agency ADESJO in Ocoa province. Each house costs $5500 US. Volunteers from Manitoba will travel to the Dominican Republic at their own expense to participate along with local volunteers to build the houses. Information: 204-256-2797. $20.

Oakbank Springfield Kinettes 25th annual Christmas Craft Sale, Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Springfield Collegiate Institute, 841 Cedar Ave., Oakbank. Information: Erin 204-444-5380 or Kerri 204-444-2345. $2, children under 12 free.

Quagga Stray Cat Rescue Bud & Spud FUNraiser, Nov. 16, 5-8 p.m., Canad Inns Garden City, 2100 McPhillips St. Tickets: Quagga, 970 St. Mary's Rd. or 204-237-1958.

South Pembina Y Neighbours Christmas craft sale, Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Richmond Kings Community Centre, 666 Alverstone Ave. $1.

Christ the King Catholic Women's League bazaar, Nov. 16, 9 a.m.-4p.m., 847 St. Mary's Road (use parking lot entrance on Fernwood Ave.) Lower level elevator available. Proceeds for CWL charities.

St. Paul's Anglican Church Christmas craft & bake sale, Nov. 16, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 830 North Dr. at Point Rd.

St. John's Presbyterian Church annual tea and bazaar, Nov. 16, 12:30 to 3 p.m., 251 Bannerman Ave. Tea room, baking, deli, craft and small treasures tables.

Franco-Amigos Social Evening Holy Family Hall, 778 Archibald St, Nov. 16, 8 p.m. A fund raising social evening for a humanitarian project in the province of Ocoa in the Dominican Republic. Proceeds will help pay for construction materials to build 2 or 3 houses for needy families. Volunteers from Manitoba will travel to the Dominican Republic at their own expense to participate along with local volunteers to build the houses. Information: 204-256-2797. $20.

St. Charles Parish Christmas craft and bake sale, Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 320 St. Charles St.

North Kildonan United Church Women Christmas bazaar, Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-noon, 174 Pentland St. Home baking, crafts, gift baskets and more.

St. James Legion #4 Ladies Auxiliary Christmas luncheon, Nov. 17, 12:30-2:30 p.m., 1755 Portage Ave. $7.

Record Swap and Sale Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Arcane Studios, 415 Mulvey Ave. East (Next to Osborne Rapid Transit Station). Bring an armful to swap or sell. Information: Brian 204-228-3935 or

Ladies Auxiliary of Branch 141 618 Selkirk Ave., fall tea, Nov. 17, 1 - 3 p.m.

Park Theatre Oh, for Craft's Sake, Nov. 17, 1-6 p.m. Free, a canned good donation for Winnipeg Harvest.

St. James Horticultural monthly meeting, Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m., Linwood Public School, 266 Linwood St.

Grands 'n' More Winnipeg Potluck dinner, Nov. 19, 6 p.m., Windsor Park United Church, 1062 Autumnwood Dr. Proceeds go to the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation. Speakers' focus is on African Grandmothers Tribunal held in Vancouver in Sept. Tickets $10 plus a dish for the table. Information: Enid 204-253-0066 or Barb 204-257-7511.

Bioidentical Hormones & Thyroid Seminar Norwood Hotel, 112 Marion St., Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. RSVP required: 204-505-0211, Presented by Leading-Edge Clinician, Board-Certified, Advanced Fellow & Licensed Pharmacist: Tara Maltman-Just, B.Sc.Pharm., RPh, ABAAHP, FAARFM, Executive Clinician of Vitality Integrative Medicine. $10, can be credited toward future services.

Transcona Garden Club meet Nov. 20, 7 p.m., Transcona Retired Citizens Centre, 328 Whittier Ave. W. Topic: Heritage/Victorian plants with Barbara McEwen, Dalnavert Museum. Information: 204-222-0236.

North Kildonan Community Players present "Annie", Nov. 20- 24, St. Boniface University Theatre. Tickets: or 204-890 8999. $20/ children $15.

Cabane TiBert Kitchen Party! Fort Gibraltar, 866, rue St. Joseph Saint-Boniface, Nov. 21, 8 p.m. Bilingual multi-generational supper with music. Hosted by TiBert le Voyageur ( with musical guests From Giants, followed by an acoustic musical jam with local St. B musicians. Tickets: 204-233-2556.

Forum Art Centre fall workshops, 120 Eugenie St. Intro to Abstract Painting, instructor: Gabriela Aguero, Nov. 21, 7 - 9:30 p.m., fee: $50. Intro to Scrapbooking, instructor: Nycole DeGroot , Nov. 23, 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., fee: $60 .Animation!! (ages 12 - 16), instructor: Danielle King, Nov. 23, 11 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., fee: $60. Register:

Luther Village dinner and dance, Nov. 22, 7 p.m., Holy Eucharist Parish Hall, 460 Munroe Ave. Tickets $30 at 204-783-3337 or

St. Charles United Church craft & bake sale, Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 673 Isbister St.

St. Barnabas Anglican Church Christmas craft, bake sale and tea, Nov. 23, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 730 McPhillips St. Holiday decorations and crafts, jewelry, knitted items, silent auction, books and a gourmet raffle draw.

Manitoba Lung Association and Winnipeg Air Testing offers Asbestos Testing Kits to Homeowners for a $20 donation Nov. 23 at the following locations: St. Vital Centre, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Grant Park, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Walmart Polo Park, 1001 Empress St., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Information: Elizabeth 204-774-5501 ext. 231.

2nd Annual Rookie Rocks Bonspiel Nov. 23, 4-5 p.m., Fort Garry Curling Club. Register: team of 4, $100 at

Westwood Collegiate annual craft and bake sale, Nov. 23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 360 Rouge Rd.

Westminster United Church Christmas Craft Sale & Cookie Walk, Nov. 23, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sale of crafts and homemade cookies. No charge.

Grey Cup Charity Event in support of the Bell Family, Winnipeg, Harvest & the Salvation Army, Nov. 24, 5-10 p.m., Room 214 University Centre, University of Manitoba Fort Garry Campus. Tickets $10 in advance at 204-891-8206, $15 at the door.

21st Annual Hospice & Palliative Care Manitoba Memory Tree launch with John Leggat, President & CEO, St. Amant, Nov. 26, 10 a.m., St. Vital Centre. The Memory Tree is available Nov. 26-Dec. 24 during mall hours. Information: 204-889-8525, or

Holy Family Church Auditorium perogy suppers, Nov. 29, 5-7 p.m., 1001 Grant Ave. Regular plate $5, large plate $10.

St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church Annual Christmas bazaar, Nov. 30, 1-3 p.m., 160 Smithfield Ave. White elephant table, bake, deli and craft tables. $5, $2.50 for children 12 years and under and free for under 6 years. Information: 204-339-7519.

Craig Street Cats looking for crafters for its annual Christmas craft sale Dec. 1, Robert A. Steen Community Centre, 980 Palmerston. Tables $30 at or 204-421-1919.

FortWhyte Alive WinterDay Camp Dec. 30, Jan. 2 and 3 for children ages 6-11. Fee: $40/day, members: $35/day. Registration opens Dec. 1. Register:, or by mail, fax, or in person.

FortWhyte Alive Father Christmas in the Forest Father, Dec. 1 & 8 , 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Bring your own camera and our helper will take a photo, or our photographer will snap a family shot for you. Fee: $7, members $5.

FortWhyte Alive Hypothermic Half Marathon, Feb. 23. Run 13.1 miles back to FortWhyte Alive and enjoy a delicious post-race brunch from the Buffalo Stone Cafe. Early Bird (until Dec. 1): $65, Dec. 2-31: $70. Last Minute (until race day): $80. Register:

Victoria General Hospital Guild "Dickens of a Sale", Dec. 2, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., lower level of the Victoria General Hospital. Silent auction, bake sale, tea and scones, raffle and Tarot card reading.

Monies raised will be used for Bariatric ceiling lifts in Vic Intensive Care Unit.

Misericordia Health Centre Foundation 18th annual Angel Squad Christmas Campaign, Dec. 3, 4 and 5. Angels will appear over the Maryland Bridge, 201 Portage Ave. & 360 Main St. raising funds for the Interim Care Unit. To volunteer to be an Angel or 204-788-8469.

Windy Corners Toastmasters Every Wednesday until Dec. 4, every Wednesday noon-1 p.m., 269 Main St.

Country Blend's Christmas & Classic Country Music Concert, Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m., Holy Family Parish, 778 Archibald St. Tickets $20 204-237-3068, 204-257-5117 or 204-282-7835.

Bake sale Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sterling North School, Stonewall. Hwy 236, south end of town. Information and preorders 1-204-467-8217.

Relax, Recharge: Right Now, Tuesdays, to Dec. 10, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 120 Cauchon St. Information: 204-474-0760.

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.

Prince Edward Legion events at the Prince Edward Legion No. 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.

2014 EDGE Career Program Centre 24/7, 533 St. Anne's Road, to Dec. 31, We are now recruiting for our 25th annual job training and employment program. You may be eligible if you: *Are an Employment & Income Assistance recipient *Are an unemployed/underemployed individual *Had an Employment Insurance (EI) claim within the past three years *Had an EI maternity/paternity claim within the past five years *Are an Immigrant or Federally Sponsored Refugee. Information: 204-254-1618. Program begins in Feb. 2014.

Seven Oaks Toastmasters meets Mondays, 7-9 p.m., Atlantic-Garden City United Church, 725 Atlantic. Information: Casey 204-339-2340.

Voyageur Toastmasters meets Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Deer Lodge Centre, 1290 Portage Ave., 2nd Floor Learning Centre.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition November 8, 2013 A25

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