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University of Manitoba department of human nutritional sciences is looking for healthy Caucasian volunteers from 50 to 80 years of age to take part in a study. We plan to investigate if egg consumption can help visual function in older adults. Participants will receive all results and a $30 gift card. Information: Chelsey Walchuk 204-997-5286 or umwalchu@myumanitoba.ca.

St. Alphonsus R.C. Parish 100th Anniversary, Oct. 10-12. Information: 204-661-3829 or e-mail: stals100anv@shaw.ca.

University of Manitoba department of psychology is looking for individuals who have been diagnosed with Asperger syndrome, high-functioning autism or pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified to participate in a visual-processing study. Individuals will complete two computerized tasks and must be over the age of 18 years and have normal or corrected-to-normal vision. Information: 204-480-1248.

Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts registration now open for winter 2014 courses. Call 204-943-6090 or info@mcma.ca.

St. Andrew's Anglican Church (Woodhaven) presents The Sisters of The Holy Rock, Sturgeon Creek United Church, 207 Thompson Dr., Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15, 204-832-0117.

Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada is attempting to form a young adult support group (18 years & older). Giving you the opportunity to inform us what type of support you would like to receive as an adult member of the chapter. Jan. 17, 6:30-9 p.m., Centre Sara Riel, 66 Moore Ave. Information: 204-257-3802 or jonchubaty@gmail.com.

Donburi lunches on alternating Fridays Jan. 17 & 31; Feb. 14 & 28; March 14 & 28; April 11 & 25, noon-2 p.m., Manitoba Japanese-Canadian Cultural Centre, 180 McPhillips St. Free parking.

19th Annual Malanka Ukrainian New Year celebration, Jan. 18, 10:30 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m., Garden City Shopping Centre.

Ukrainian Museum & Village Society Inc., Gardenton fundraiser bake sale, Jan. 18, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Garden City Shopping Centre. Information: Helen 204-453-4041 or hfeniuk@hotmail.com.

Dance Manitoba first annual Distinction Awards for Excellence in Dance to honour six talented icons of the Manitoba dance community, Jan. 18, 6 p.m., Fort Garry Hotel, 222 Broadway. Tickets: $100 at 204-180 Market Ave.

Winnipeg South Osborne Legion # 252, 426 Osborne St., now open Sundays noon-7 p.m., Mondays noon-6 p.m., Tuesday & Wednesdays noon-11 p.m., Thursdays noon-midnight & Friday & Saturdays 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Hosting zone darts, Jan. 18 & 19, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Robbie Burns Day celebrations Jan. 25.

Scandinavian Choir hosts the Scandinavian Cultural Centre's Sunday brunch, Jan. 19, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 764 Erin St. $13.50 for adults, $6 children ages 8-12, ages 7 and under free. Reservations: 204-774-8047.

A New Year, A New You: Breaking Bad Habits seminar Hampton Inn, 730 Berry St, Jan. 21, 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. Uncover the importance of brain & body balance in breaking bad habits, with Tara Maltman-Just, board-certified integrative medicine practitioner and licensed pharmacist. RSVP: 204-505-0211 or www.vitalityintegrativemedicine.com. Free.

GriefShare offers a GriefShare Group, 9 consecutive Wednesdays, starting Jan. 22, 6:30-9 p.m., Albright Church, 3400 DeVries Ave. Register: 204-334-5873.

Grace Toastmasters free open house Jan. 22, 7 p.m., Access River East Centre, 975 Henderson Hwy. Guest spearker: Bill Blaikie. Information: 204-880-7245 or herbeeking@hotmail.com.

University of Winnipeg free lecture by Dr. Phil Fontaine, former national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, Jan. 22, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Convocation Hall, 515 Portage Ave.

Anders Swanson speaks on Winter City Biking: Lessons and Stories from Scandinavia and Canada, at the Scandinavian Cultural Centre's TGIF Dinner and Speaker event, Jan. 24, 6 p.m., 764 Erin St. $17.50 adults, children 12 and under free. Reservations: 204-774-8047.

Roblin Park Community Centre winter carnival and family fun, Jan. 24-26. Friday bonfire and fireworks, 7-9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday pancake breakfast, kids' games and crafts, entertainment, hearty food, raffles, prizes and sleigh rides. 640 Pepperloaf Cres. Information: roblinpark.mb.ca or rpccwintercarnival@gmail.com.

Domain Theatre Group 11th annual dinner theatre production The Young and the Rest of Us, Jan. 25 & 31 and Feb. 1. Dinner Makin' Enns Meat, $35; Jan. 26 matinee pulled-pork luncheon, $20, $10 students; Domain Hall, Domain. Tickets: Karen 204-479-2920.

The Icelandic Canadian Fron hosts the Scandinavian Cultural Centre's Sunday brunch (Heritage Day) Jan 26, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 764 Erin St., $13.50 adults, $6 children ages 8-12, ages 7 and under free. Reservations: 204-774-8047.

Royal Winnipeg Ballet School searches for new talent Jan. 26. 9-10 a.m., 10-12 years; 10:30-11:15 a.m., 13+ years; 11:30-1 p.m., ballet master class 10-13 years; 1-2:30 p.m., ballet master class 14+ years, 380 Graham Ave. Information: 204-957-3447.

Menière's Support Group Access River East, 975 Henderson Highway, Jan. 27, 11 a.m.-noon. A self-help group for people with Menière's disease and other inner-ear balance disorders. Information: http://www.chha-mb.ca; menieres-group@mts.net; 204-975-3037. Silver collection.

Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council & Indian Centre for Academic, Business and Community Excellence, U of W free public lecture, Jan. 29, 1-4 p.m., Wesley Hall, 515 Portage Ave. Information: www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/india-centre.

Jonathan Spyer Lecture, Asper Jewish Community Campus, 123 Doncaster St., Jan. 29, 7 p.m. Middle East analyst and author of The Transforming Fire: The Rise of the Israel-Islamist Conflict, will speak about New Threats, New Opportunities: Israel in a Changing Middle East. RSVP: rprepes@jewishwinnipeg.org or 204-477-7424. Free.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch #246 Hawaiian evening, Jan. 30, dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m.; band 7-10:30 p.m., 1335 Main St. Information: 204-582-9163.

Manitoba Music and Manitoba Film & Music presnt Manitoba Music Rocks charity bonspiel Feb. 2, Granite Curling Club, One Granite Way. Register: $40 at 204-942-8650 or curling@manitobamusic.com.

Save Our Seine meeting Feb. 4, 7 p.m., Centre Scolaire Leo Remillard, 1095 St. Anne's Rd.

St. John Brebeuf School open house Feb. 6, 7 p.m., 605 Renfrew St. Information: 204-489-2115 ext. 241 or schooloffice@sjbcommunity.ca.

Grand Marais 13th Annual Family Festival Feb. 7, 8, 9, Grand Marais Rec Hall, 90 Matilda Ave. Grand Marais.Come out for a fun-filled family weekend. Information: Facebook page Grand Marais Family Festival.

Finnish Canadian Club Friendship/Valentine's Day dinner and dance, Feb. 14, 6:30 p.m., Scandinavian Centre, 764 Erin St. The Sill-i-tones will be playing waltzes, tangos and other dance music. Tickets: John Salmi 204-895-2781 or jsalmi5@shaw.ca. $30 by Feb. 7.

Norwegian Canadian Club hosts the Scandinavian Cultural Centre's Sunday brunch Feb. 9, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 764 Erin St., $13.50 adults, $6 children ages 8-12, ages 7 and under free. Reservations: 204-774-8047.

Oleg & Friends recital Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m., Broadway Disciples United Church, 396 Broadway. Featuring Jeremy Buzash, violin, and Oleg Pokhanovski, piano. Tickets: $20/$15/$7.

Friendship Force of Winnipeg monthly meeting, Feb. 12, noon, Holiday Inn South, 1330 Pembina Hwy. Worldwide cultural exchange organization which promotes world peace through personal friendships. Changing the Way You See the World. Reservations: Elizabeth 204-452-5299 or www.friendshipforcewinnipeg.org.

Consular services available in Winnipeg Feb. 13 & 14. Appointments: https://evisaforms.state.gov/acs/default.asp?postcodeWNN&appcode1.

Say, " I love you" the Winnipeg Golden Chordsmen way. A barbershop quartet will serenade your loved one at work, at home, at a restaurant, at the gym or anywhere in Winnipeg, Feb. 14, 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. $40 ($50 for a guaranteed time delivery). Your chosen one will receive two love songs, a rose, a chocolate heart, a personalized card, a digital picture capturing the moment.

Information: 204-269-3729.

Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre (FGWRC) 5th Annual Fab Fem Fundraiser, Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m., West End Cultural Centre. $20 at www.fgwrc.ca.

Finnish Canadian Club hosts the Scandinavian Cultural Centre's Sunday brunch, Feb. 23, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 764 Erin St., $13.50 adults, $6 children ages 8-12, ages 7 and under free. Reservations: 204-774-8047.

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

Ron Monson speaks about Doctors Without Borders at the Scandinavian Cultural Centre's TGIF Dinner and Speaker event, Feb. 28, 6 p.m., 764 Erin St. $17.50 adults, children 12 and under, free. Reservations: 204-774-8047.

Village Green English Dance Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Harrow United Church, 955 Mulvey Ave. Information: Katherine 204-475-2097 or villagegreenenglishcountrydancing.org.

Winnipeg East CARP Chapter #53 meets 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 provide information for seniors. Information: Darlene Demkey 204- 222-8120 or ddemkey@mymts.net.

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

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

Winnipeg South Osborne Legion # 252 at 426 Osborne St., open Sundays & Mondays noon-6 p.m., Tuesday & Wednesdays noon-11 p.m., Thursdays noon-12 a.m. & Friday & Saturdays 11 p.m.-1 a.m.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition January 17, 2014 A17

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