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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 the the RWB. Shop hours are 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 Rd. 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 204-488-1136 and arrange for a pick up.


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

Athena Leadership Dress for Success Clothing Drive, 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.


In Motion at the Library Millennium Library - Carol Shields Auditorium, 251 Donald St., April 11, 12:10 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. "Boxing Moves for Fitness Fun" - A boxer's workout is great for physical conditioning! Come out for some fun and learn a few basic boxing moves to add to your workouts. Presented by City of Winnipeg Recreation, Winnipeg Public Library and Winnipeg In Motion. Drop in.


Love & Respect Marriage Conference Charleswood Community Church, 760 Charleswood Rd,. April 11, 6:45 p.m. - 10:15 p.m. A dynamic high energy practical marriage relationship seminar to help couples and singles achieve the relationship of their dreams. $20.


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


Boulton Bay Seniors Association garage sale, April 11 & 12, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, 1 Boulton Bay. Wide array of items including furniture - no clothing. Information:

Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library 10th annual Spring Artisans Market sale, April 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Manitoba Theatre for Young People, 2 Forks Market Rd.


Adoption Event - Before the Bridge Senior K9 Rescue Pet Valu, 2136 McPhillips St., April 12, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Quiz Night Oxford Heights Community Centre, 359 Dowling Ave. E., April 12, 6:30 p.m. - 11 p.m. St. Joseph the Worker School presents their annual Quiz Night fundraiser. Trivia games, side games, silent auction, bar and food. Information: 204-222-1841 or $15.


St James Y Neighbours used toy & clothing sale, Maranatha Church, 910 Sturgeon Rd., April 12, 9 a.m. - noon. Over 25 vendors selling baby and kids stuff. $1, under 12 free.


Winnipeg South Osborne Legion # 252 Texas Hold'em, every Saturday starting April 12, 1 p.m. registration, 2 p.m., tournament, 426 Osborne St. $100 entry, $50 consolation.


Virden's Branch # 8 of the Royal Canadian Legion Cadet Corps ... the XII Manitoba Dragoons Annual Great Easter Bunny Brunch, April 12, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sponsored by the Parents' Committee of the XII Manitoba Dragoons Cadet Corps ... the Virden Legion's Youth Group.


Soroptomist International of Winnipeg awards luncheon Women Helping Women; Women's Opportunity Award; Violet Richardson Award, Saturday, April 12, 12:30 p.m., Balmoral Hall, 630 Westminister Ave. Register: or Proceeds will support the best for women locally and world-wide.


Sturgeon Heights annual craft sale, April 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sturgeon Heights Collegiate, 2665 Ness Ave. $2.


Winnipeg's Ultimate Women's Show Assiniboia Downs, 3975 Portage Ave., April 12 - April 13, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. $5 and free parking. Information: The Ultimate Craft Show is taking place on the same weekend on the lower level.


Silver Heights United Church, New to You Sale, April 12 and May 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 199 Garrioch Ave. Great deals on gently used household items, books, music, kids toys, etc. Church Garage Sale, May 9, 3-7 p.m. and May 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.


St. Charles United Church turkey dinner, April 13, 4, 5 and 6 p.m., 673 Isbister St. $12, children 11 and under $5. Tickets Rosemary 204-888-8003.


Sinclair Park Community Centre annual general meeting Sinclair Park Community Centre, 490 Sinclair St., April 13, 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Elections for Board of Director's positions. Information: 204-586-8275.


Navigating the Legal System a free Legal Workshop for Community Women, Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre, 1150A Waverley St., April 14, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Register: 204-477-1123. This is a women only event. Childcare (upon request), healthy snacks and bus tickets are available. Generously funded by: Neighborhoods Alive!


St. James Horticultural Society (The Garden Club) monthly meeting, April 15, 7:30 p.m., Linwood Public School, 266 Linwood St. Garden registration and silent auction.


Ladies Auxiliary Elmwood Legion Br. #9 ham bingo, April 16, 7 p.m., 920 Nairn Ave.


Fort Garry Community Centre Board of Directors annual general meeting, April 16, 7:30 p.m., 880 Oakenwald Ave.


Transcona Retired Citizens Centre meets April 16, 7 p.m., 328 Whittier Ave. W. Topic: A Garden for all Seasons with Jeannette Adams. Information: 204-222-0236.


Monthly Sharing Meeting Community Services Building, 685 William Ave., April 17, 7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. A support group for parents grieving the death of a child of any age from any cause. Information: 204-787-4896.


Prairie Pathfinders Walking Club showcase Aug. 2014 Saskatchewan's Wild West Tour, April 19, 10:30 a.m., Fort Garry Public Library, 1360 Pembina Hwy. A journey of discovery to the beautiful rolling prairie of southwest Saskatchewan. Highlights: Cypress Hills, Fort Walsh, Eastend, Grasslands National Park and Lake Diefenbaker, Moose Jaw and Qu'Appelle Valley. Information: 204-772-1976 or http//


2nd annual Run Your Heart Out for Manitoba Mutts - 5k St .Vital Park, April 19, 9 a.m. $35, $15 children under 12. Register: To activate the online pledge form, make sure you create a fundraising page during your registration. Pets are welcome to participate. Race Kit Pick-Up: April 17, 5 to 9 p.m. Lulu Lemon Athletica Polo Park. Information:


St. Mary's Road United Church presents In My Backyard with Kelley Leibzeit celebrating Earth Day, April 22, 7:15 p.m., 613 St. Mary's Rd.


CARP - Chapter 47 spring lunch and dance with the Southglen Fiddlers, April 22, noon to 4 p.m., ANAVets 283 Hall, 3584 Portage Ave. $25. Information: Mabel 204-888-8558.


Bird's Hill School 100th anniversary, April 23, doors 5:45 p.m.; formal program 6:15 p.m., 3950 Raleigh St. Information: or 204-663-7669.


Friends of Historic St. Michael's Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Gardenton Bud, Spud and Steak fundraiser, April 25, 6 to 9 pm., Tijuana Yacht Club, Canad Inns Polo Park. Tickets: $20, Ed 204-256-1498 or Gail 204-253-9677.


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.


Ladies Auxiliary of Holy Family Parish rummage sale, April 25, 4-7 p.m., April 26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and April 27, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 778 Archibald St.


Jon Sigurdson Chapter IODE spring bridge and whist luncheon, April 26, 11 a.m., Betelstadur, 1061 Sargent Ave. $15 at the door. Proceeds go to support the annual IODE Scholarship Program.


Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library Earth Day workshop, April 26, noon-4 p.m., 1B-183 Kennedy St. $10, $5 members, 204-487-6117.


St.Vital Y Neighbours annual spring kids used clothing & toy sale, April 26, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Jonathan Toews Community Centre, 1188 Dakota St. 30 tables showcasing quality used kids merchandise. Raffle prize and bake table also available. Information: $1.


Forever Young Club MB's17th annual fundraiser, classic rock and roll dance, featuring Free Ride and DJ Ray Wheeler, April 26, 8 p.m., Masonic Temple, 420 Corydon Ave. Tickets: $30, 204-261-4442 in advance only.


Manitoba Guild of English Handbell Ringers presents spring ring concert, April 26, 3 p.m., Sturgeon Creek United Church, 207 Thompson Dr. Admission by donation.


Ladies Auxiliary of Henderson Hwy. Legion Flea Market & Craft sale, April 26, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Legion, 3600 DeVries Ave., East St. Paul.


St. Vital Art Show and Sale United Church in Meadowood, 1111 Dakota Street, April 25, 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. & April 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bake Sale and Canteen on Saturday Silent Auction, Door Prizes. Free admission.


Diamonds in the Scruff Sprockett's Doggy Day Camp, 7-975 Thomas Ave. April 26, noon - 4 p.m. Door prize from Dancing Dog Treats (approx. $50), grand prize of a barbecue and meat package. Dog trainer, Carolyn Cieslar (CPDT-KA) will be there to do live demos, answer questions and talk about some common topics to help pet owners,12:15 -1:15 p.m. Crate training 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Establishing a routine 2:45- 3:30 p.m. communication and reading dog body language get your photo taken by Wagging Tails Photography with a diamond in the scruff or your very own pooch. Photos or trainer sessions $15 per dog or $25 photoshoot + trainer session + entry into the grand prize draw. Free admission.


Manitoba Provincial Baton Twirling Championships and Team Trials West Kildonan Collegiate, 101 Ridgecrest Ave., April 26, 10 a.m. Athletes from Winnipeg and the surrounding areas will compete. The Saturday schedule includes the Freestyle, Pairs, Teams and the Group competition. Sunday, the individual Winner and Championships events take place. Information: Free.


Manitoba Families of Multiples semi-annual used clothing and toy sale, River East Arena, 1410 Rothesay St., April 26, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.Volunteer driven not for profit organization, helping families of multiples for multiple years. Free.


West St. Paul Community garage sale Sunova Centre, West St. Paul's Recreation Site, 48 Holland Rd., April 26, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Baby & kids items, sports equipment, household items and more. Table rentals $25, 204-336-0294 or


Westworth United Church rummage sale, April 27, 9 a.m. to noon, 1750 Grosvenor at Lanark. Lots of used clothing, dishes, books, records, small appliances, toys, and household articles.


Fort Garry Legion Ladies Auxiliary spring tea Fort Garry Legion, 1125 Pembina Hwy., April 27, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Bake table, hampers, silent auction and lunch. Silver collection.


Free showing a documentary film "A Sorry State" by Mitch Miyagawa, April 28, 7 p.m., Manitoba Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 180 McPhillips St.


Charleswood Historical Soc. 1st lecture of their 2014 Heritage Lecture series. Longtime Horticultural members Terry Boettcher and Joyce Alexander will present a history of the Charleswood Horticultural Society's 95 years in the community, April 28, 7 p.m., Charleswood Seniors Centre, 5006 Roblin Blvd. Free.


Post Polio meeting, April 29, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Katherine Friesen Centre, 940 Notre Dame Ave. Topic: Victoria Lifeline. Free.


Catholic Foundation of Manitoba 36th annual Caritas award dinner honors Actionmarguerite, St. Joseph's Residence and Holy Family Home, April 30, RBC Convention Centre. Tickets: $95 at 204-233-4268, or


Children's Hospital book market spring sale, April 30 - 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.


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.


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


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 & help end multiple sclerosis! Register:


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 Book Sellers, Manitoba Status of Women Office, University of Manitoba, Hilary Taylor 204-474-8935 of University of Winnipeg.


Nelson McIntyre Collegiate/Norwood Collegiate/Tache School celebrates 100 years of Learning, May 23 & 24, Nelson McIntyre Collegiate, 188 St. Mary's Rd. Register: 204-237-0219 or


Manitoba's Walk for Lung Cancer 4th annual Inspire for Life, June 13, registration 6 p.m., walk 7 p.m., canopy area The Forks. $20. Information: 204-930-3765.


Assinbioine Chapter of Sweet Adelines show, The Rhythym of the Night, June 7, MBCI - Jubilee Place Concert Hall, 173 Talbot Ave. Special guests Glen Matthews and Ron Paley. Tickets $20, Thorey 204-837-4767.


Winnipeg East CARP Chapter #53 meet the second Wednesday of the month to June 11, 1:30 - 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. Alphonsus R.C. Parish 100th Anniversary, Oct. 10-12. Information: 204-661-3829 or


SOS, or Secular Organizations for Sobriety is non-profit self-help group for people looking to abstain for alcohol and other addictions. It is a peer support group that is an alternative to the 12 step programs. Information:


Anxiety Disorders Association of Manitoba (ADAM) provides 10 week programs for overcoming Panic Disorder and Social Anxiety Disorder. Registration for spring groups is now open. Information: 204-925-0600 or


Grace Toastmasters Fear of public speaking? Develop public speaking, leadership and communication skills. Toastmasters meets 7 p.m., Wednesdays (to end of June), 975 Henderson, Access River East Center. Information: 204-880-7245, or just show up.


South St. Vital Book Club meets 10 a.m. the last Friday of the month: Sept. to June. Register: 204-257-4014 or 204-878-3578.


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, 2901 Portage Ave., 2nd Floor Learning Centre.


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


Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition April 11, 2014 A17

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