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Misericordia Nursing Class of 1989 Reunion students and teachers, June 14. Information: 204-661-2208 or

Charleswood Curling Club flea market, April 25-27 and May 2-4. To donate items for sale or to book a table call 204-832-2333.

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

St. Alphonsus R.C. Parish 100th Anniversary, Oct. 10-12. Information: 204-661-3829 or

Calvin Christian School open house every Thursday now-March 20, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., 706 Day St. Information:

Italian Canadian Foundation and the Sokol Polish Folk Ensemble present the Italian-Polish Interlude, an evening of intercultural celebration featuring Italian-Polish cuisine and live entertainment, March 14, cocktails 6 p.m., dinner 7 p.m., Centro Caboto, 1055 Wilkes Ave. Tickets: $50, 204-487-4597 ext. 34.

In Motion at the Library, Millennium Library Carol Shields Auditorium, 251 Donald St, March 14, 12:10 p.m.-12:50 p.m. Yoga for Lunch: Increase your energy and flexibility with this introduction to yoga. Presented by City of Winnipeg Recreation, the Winnipeg Public Library and Winnipeg in Motion. Drop in.

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. Adult Retreat Weekend, March 14-16. Information: 204-275-3090 or

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

Khartum Ladies Auxiliary presents Sisters of the Holy Rock, March 15, 7 p.m., Sturgeon Creek United Church, 207 Thompson Dr. Tickets $20, Hope 204-633-9487 or Shrine House 204-925-1430.

Elmwood Legion Br. #9, St. Patrick's Day Celebration, March 15, 7 p.m., McConnell Irish Dancers, St. Andrew's Pipes & Drums and MC Andy McGrath, 920 Nairn Ave.

Silver Heights United Church New to You Sale, March 15, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 199 Garrioch Ave. Great deals on gently used household items, clothing, toys, music, books.

Bingo Bowl Fundraiser Windsor Bowl, 204-256-0431, March 15, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., In support of Mb. Mobile Vet to provide spay/neuter services for dogs & cats in Manitoba. Ticket $16 or 204-889-4700 or stop by Pet Valu -- Reenders/Rivergrove. Includes: bowling, shoe rental, light lunch, beverage and silent auction.

New Winter Artisan and Trade Market March 15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 28A St. Andrews Rd., St. Andrews. Information: Arlene, 204-800-1957.

Harrow United Church Irish Stew Dinner, March 15, 5:30 p.m., 955 Mulvey Ave., Tickets: 204-284-0079. $20, 12 and under $5, takeout orders $11.

Ladies Auxiliary of the Norwood Legion 8th annual Festival Pancake Breakfast Norwood Legion Branch No. 43, March 16, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Norwood Legion #43, 134 Marion St., 134 Marion St. Pancakes, sausages, beans, juice, coffee/tea. The Southglen Fidlers entertainment and Shelly Glover & Dan Vandal serving pancakes. Tickets: 204-475-9921. Adult $6, children 10 & under $3.

Wildlife Haven presentation, March 16, 2-3:30 p.m., Interpretive Workshop, Birds Hill Provincial Park. Information: 204-654-6739, or

National Council of Jewish Women of Canada, Winnipeg Section and Shaarey Zedek Sisterhood present Red Light Green Light, a documentary on human trafficking, March 17, 7 p.m., Shaarey Zedek Synagogue, 561 Wellington Cres. Film screening will be followed by a Q & A with Joy Smith, member of Parliament. Tickets $5 at the door.

Income Tax Clinics Gwen Secter Creative Living Centre, 1588 Main St., March 17 & 18, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Call the centre for open times. Information: Elaine Stern, 204-339-1701, ext. 205. Free.

Seven Oaks Education Foundation Inc. annual general meeting, March 18, 2014, 5-6 p.m. Canad Inns Garden City, 2100 McPhillips St. (Refreshments provided).

St. James Horticultural Society (the Garden Club) March monthly meeting, Linwood Public School, 266 Linwood St., March 18, 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Winchester Street Entrance.) Guest speaker is Madeline Nield from Lacoste who will be speaking on balcony and raised bed gardening. Free.

Rajaton (Finnish a cappella singing sensation) Grant Memorial Church, 877 Wilkes Ave., March 18, Tickets: $30, $25 students 204-942-6037, or McNally Robinson.

Athena Leadership Dress for Success Clothing Drive, March 18 to April 22. To donate, drop off business attire, shoes, boots, coats, accessories (jewelry, scarves, purses, belts) at all Perth's Drycleaners. Information: 204-451-4967.

Transcona Garden Club meet March 19, 7 p.m., Transcona Retired Citizens Centre, 328 Whittier Ave. W. Topic: Gardening success of the past. Information: 204-222-0236.

National Council of Jewish Women of Canada, Winnipeg Section and Rady Jewish Community Centre present an organ donation panel on The Greatest Gift: Organ and Tissue Donation in the Jewish Community, March 19, 7 p.m., Berney Theatre, Asper Jewish Community Centre, 123 Doncaster St. Tickets $7. Information: 204-477-7510 or click on Ticket Central.

Monthly Sharing meeting Community Services Building, 685 William Ave., March 20, 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. The Compassionate Friends is a support group for parents grieving the death of a child of any age from any cause. Information: 204-787-4896.

Clothesline@Broadway-First, 790 Honeyman Ave. @ Walnut St., March 20, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. "Clothesline" ministry -- a sale of good, pre-owned clothes -- something for every member of the family. Donations.

Alpha Omega Alumnae presents five-part talk Multigenerational Ukrainian-Canadian Identity through Literature by Dr. Lindy Ledohowski, research professor, Carleton Univ., and board member of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, March 21, 7 p.m., Canad Inns Garden City. $5.

PTE Pairings, a foodie fundraiser supporting Prairie Theatre Exchange, March 21. Five outstanding restaurants sample delicious menu items. Tickets $100, 204-925-5257.

Manitoba Orchid Society orchid show, March 21-23, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Assiniboine Park Conservatory. $7. EverSpring will donate many flowers to be sold.

Bows, Broads and Bullseyes Archery Club, a ladies-only club, meets March 21 & April 4, May 2, 16 & 30, 7-9 p.m., Heights Archery. Information:

The Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre Inc. presents the MICEC 27th annual Aboriginal Minor Hockey Tournament, March 21-23, the MTS Iceplex, 3969 Portage Ave. To register a team: 204-942-0228 or

Rummage Sale and Bake Sale McClure Place, 533 Greenwood Pl., March 22, 9 a.m.-midnight. McClure United Church, 533 Greenwood Pl. (just off Portage Avenue behind the CNIB). Home baking, gently used clothing & gently used household items will be available.

Dandelion Cafe Scandinavian Centre, 764 Erin St., March 23, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. An la carte spring-themed Nordic lunch, with open-faced sandwiches and delicious desserts. A tribute will be made to longtime supporters of the centre, Knud and Inge Markmann. Dandelion-recipe handouts and a presentation will be offered during the event. Cash only, no credit or debit cards. No reservations required. Information: 204-774-8047 or

Mike Fegelman, executive director of HonestReporting Canada (HRC) will be conducting a hands-on workshop on combating anti-Israel bias in the media, March 24, 7 p.m., Kanee Foyer, Berney Theatre, Asper Jewish Community Campus, 123 Doncaster St. Free. RSVP: or 204-477-7424.

Winnipeg African Violet Society meeting, Fort Rouge Ecumenical Apartments, 400 Sherbrook Ave., March 24, 8 p.m. Information: Bonnie 204-889-3283.

Menière's Support Group Access River East, 975 Henderson Highway, March 24, 11 a.m.-noon. A self-help group for people with Menière's disease and other inner-ear balance disorders. Information:; or 204-975-3037. Silver collection.

Manitoba Post Polio Network annual general meeting March 25, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Katherine Friesen Centre, 940 Notre Dame Ave. Guest speakers: Mr. C. Witosky, Rotary Club, speaking on subsidized housing and an update on the Rotary Club's eradication program of worldwide polio Mr. T. Lee, Manitoba executive director of Revera, speaking on assisted living.

La Cena for Success! Team fundraiser dinner for EAL Student/Teacher Awards, La Mercadito Latino, 570 Sargent Ave., March 25, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Tickets at EventBrite. Information: Desirae: $25.

Friendship Force Winnipeg monthly meeting Holiday Inn South, 1330 Pembina Highway, March 26, 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. $25.

Grief Support Group 207 Thompson Dr., March 26, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Sometimes grief can feel overwhelming, and with the help of those who care we are able to process our grief. Register: Jane 204-888-4248.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition March 14, 2014 A17

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