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Articles for Billboard from non-profit organizations need to be in our office 14 days prior to the event. The length of this listing varies from week to week. We cannot guarantee all items will be included. Email to (no attachments please) or fax 204-697-7412.

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:

Things Shop 913 Corydon Ave., annual sidewalk sale, Sept. 6. Help us in our continuing support of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet in this, their 75th anniversary year. We are accepting donations for the sale now, and all proceeds go to the RWB. Shop hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday to Saturday. Information: 204-284-7331.

Missing Pieces Discontinued China joins forces with Winnipeg Pet Rescue Shelter for a fundraiser sidewalk sale June 7 (weather permitting), 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Academy Road. Donations of good dishes and not-so-good dishes will be accepted during April and May at 3062 Portage Ave. or 2-484 Academy Rd. or call 204-488-1136 and arrange for a pickup.

Misericordia nursing class of 1989 reunion, students and teachers, June 14. Information: 204-661-2208 or

Children's Hospital book market spring sale, now to May 4, St. Vital Centre. Thousands of books in over 65 categories! All proceeds go to the Children's Hospital Foundation. Books may be dropped off at any fire hall. No Reader's Digests or encyclopedias.

Fundraising gala, Celebrate the Arts... 35 Years of Memories, May 2, 6:30 p.m., Friedensfeld Community Centre, Steinbach. Reserve: 204-346-1077.

In Motion At the Library: Body-weight Workout, Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium, 251 Donald St., May 2, 12:10 p.m.-12:50 p.m. Resistance training and learn how to get a total body workout using only your own weight. With Vicki Zachanowich.

Local colour art group spring art show & sale, Colours of Manitoba, May 2, 7-9 p.m.; May 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and May 4, noon-4 p.m., Elmwood/E.K. Active Living Centre, 180 Poplar Ave.

St. Mary Magdalene Church garage sale, May 2, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and May 3, 9 a.m.-noon, 3 St. Vital Rd. 204-253-0555.

Nearly New Shop Moms The Word -- 50% off sale of jewelry and accessories, just in time for Mother's Day. May 2 to 10, 961 Portage Ave. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday to Saturday. Information: 204-284-7331. All proceeds to the Childrens Hospital Foundation of Manitoba.

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

Stampshow '14, West St. Paul Community Centre, Sunova Centre, 48 Holland Rd., West St. Paul, May 2, 1 p.m.-6 p.m.; May 3, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., May 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Stampshow '14 commemorates the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the start of the Second World War. $2; children free.

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

Rummage sale May 3, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mary, Mother of the Church, 85 Kirkbridge Dr.

Winnipeg Male Chorus Spring Sing concert, May 3, 7:30 p.m., Sturgeon Creek United Church, 207 Thompson Dr. Tickets: $12.50 advance, $15 door, $5 students.

Garage sale, Churchill Park United Church, 525 Beresford Ave., May 3, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., to raise funds for the CancerCare 20-km Challenge for Life.

Harold Hatcher Elementary School spring bazaar & bake sale, 500 Redonda St., May 3, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. All items for sale will be handmade. $1, or a used book; 12 & under free.

Point Douglas Cleans Up (volunteers needed), Ross House Museum, 140 Meade St. N., May 3, 9 a.m.-noon. (rain day is May 4). Information: 204-633-0005 or

St. Lukes Church whale of a rummage sale, 130 Nassau St. N., May 3, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. There will be collectibles, furniture, household items, clothing, toys and more.

Grands 'n' More Winnipeg scrabble for Africa benefit in support of the Grandmothers Campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, May 3, 1-4 p.m., St. Andrews Church, 2700 Portage Ave. Information: Nina 204-832-5569.

Winnipeg Lost Dog Alert second annual awareness event, May 3, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sprocket's Doggy Camp, 7-975 Thomas Ave.

2014 Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries MS Walk, May 4, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Forks. Lace up for someone you love this May and help end multiple sclerosis! Register:

Danish Canadian Club Sunday brunch, May 4, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Scandinavian Centre, 764 Erin St. Reservations: 204-774-8047, 204- 338-2669 or

St. James Legion Auxiliary spring luncheon, May 4, 12:30-2:30 p.m., 1755 Portage Ave. $7.

Ninth Annual Books & Brunch May 4, 10:30 a.m., The Gates on Roblin. Books I Have Known and Loved, by Dr. Frank Albo and Alison Gillmor. MC: Joanne Kelly. Rainbow auction. Tickets: $55 ($25 tax receipt) available at Best of Friends Gift Shop, Millennium Library, 204-947-0110 or A Friends of the Winnipeg Public Library fundraiser in support of WPL projects.

Heartland Singers under the direction of Helen Bergen present Songs of Love and Life, May 4, 3 p.m., Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship Church. Tickets $15. Proceeds going to Joshua's Well.

Can DO it for MOM, a burger and bevy fundraiser in support of Can DO People, an adult day program for individuals with autism, May 4, 2 to 5 p.m., Tavern United Polo Park. Tickets: $20, 204-781-9725.

Steps for Life: Walking for Families of Workplace Tragedy, Kildonan Park-North Shelter, May 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Registration will take place at the North Shelter.

Seven Oaks Toastmasters open house, May 5, 7-9 p.m., 725 Atlantic Ave. Information: Casey 204-339-2340.

Fibromyalgia Support Group of Winnipeg monthly meeting SMD Building, 825 Sherbrook St., May 5, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Dr. Darlene Bouchard, homeopath, will be discussing Homoepathic Treatments for Fibromyalgia. The group is also offering a three-part education course on May 8, 12 and 15, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Information: 204-975-3037 or

Centre on Aging, University of Manitoba 31st spring research symposium, May 5-6, 727 McDermot Ave., Bannatyne campus. Two themes: aging as a global phenomenon and issues that aging immigrants face in their new homeland, integrating presentations with workshops. Free, and open to the public. Lunch $10. Information: 204-474-8754 or

Health Sciences Centre Retirees Association meeting, May 6, noon, Annie Bond Room, Community Services Building, 685 William Ave. Information: Jean, 204-256-5586.

West Kildonan Horticulture Society meeting May 6, 7 p.m., 346 Perth Ave. Topic is Rose. All level of gardeners welcome.

Grace Hospital Auxiliary Really Big May Book Sale, Grace Hospital, 300 Booth Dr., May 6-May 8, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; May 9, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Proceeds support patient care.

Seven Oaks Historical Society 2014 AGM commemorates the start of the First World War. Dedicated to nursing Sister Alfreda Attrill, with historian Jim Blanchard (U of M), May 6, 7 p.m., St. John's Cathedral Church, 35 Anderson Ave. Free. Information: Len 204-338-6399.

9th Annual Winnipeg International Storytelling Festival, Qualico Centre, Assiniboine Park, May 6, 7 p.m., third annual Dr. Philip Weiss Award for Storytelling for Peace and Human Rights dinner and presentation. Opening reception 5:45 p.m., $80, Tali Sitschkar 204-480-1445 or

Save Our Seine meeting May 6, 7 p.m., Centre Scolaire Leo Remillard, 1095 St. Anne's Rd. Volunteers, the public are welcome.

Friendship Force of Manitoba dinner meeting Masonic Memorial Temple, 420 Corydon Ave., May 7, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Featuring Canadian Heritage. Information: Rick 204-222-0696 or $20.

Aboriginal Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Métis Economic Development Fund & the Louis Riel Capital Corp., presents Métis Entrepreneur Funding lunch & learn, May 7, noon to 1:30 p.m., Viscount Gort Hotel, 1670 Portage Ave. Information: 204-237-9359 or

Workshop/Reading on Family Stories, by Denise Chong, Manitoba Japanese-Canadian Cultural Centre, 180 McPhillips St., May 7, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Register: Art 204-488-8059 or $5.

Family advocates for special-needs students in the Winnipeg School Division

meeting for parents, guardians and foster parents of special-needs students, May 7, 7 to 9 p.m., Lord Roberts School, 665 Beresford Ave. Information: Gail MacAulay 204-489-4752.

Villa Rosa Celebration of Motherhood dinner, May 8, 6 p.m., Holiday Inn Polo Park, 1740 Ellice Ave. Tickets: $150, Mindy 204-786-5741 ext. 224.

Stress, Cortisol & the Secrets of Hormone Balance seminar Assiniboine Park, Qualico Family Centre (Tamarack Room), May 8, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Understand the balance of bio-identical hormones, prescriptions and natural interventions, with clinician Tara Maltman-Just. RSVP: 204-505-0211 or $10.

Dr. Sylvie Albert, dean of the faculty of business and economics, program launch of a new innovation development certificate program May 8, 4-6 p.m., Buhler Centre, 1st Floor, 460 Portage Ave. Inside Plug-In Institute for Contemporary Art. RSVP by May 5: Lynn Bailey, 204-258-2968 or

Ignite Winnipeg No. 3, ACI Manitoba, 300-245 McDermot Ave., May 8, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Hear the stories, passions and projects of Winnipeg's creative community. ACI Manitoba is proud to host Ignite Winnipeg, starting this year. Ignite is a geek event in over 100 cities worldwide. Presenters include: Wanda Luna (Dream Room Project), John Luxford (Campfire Union), Derek Yarnell (Winnipeg Bulb Project). Free.

Friends Housing 7th annual Steve Falk and Others art show,n May 8 to May 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., craft room, 890 Sturgeon Rd. (next to Maranatha Church).

Fibromyalgia Support Group of Winnipeg offers a three-part education course on May 8, 12 and 15, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Information: 204-975-3037 or

Institute for International Women's Rights-Manitoba, Inc. gala, Local to Global 2014: A New Age is Dawning for Every Mother's Daughter, with Amnesty International award winner and author Sally Armstrong, May 9, 7 p.m., Viscount Gort Hotel, 1670 Portage Ave. Tickets $35 at McNally Robinson Booksellers, Manitoba Status of Women office, University of Manitoba,.Hilary Taylor 204-474-8935 of University of Winnipeg.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition May 2, 2014 A23

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