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Isaac Brock School is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a reunion May 23-25. Concert May 23, wine & cheese May 24, open house & tea May 25 and a dinner & dance May 25. The Alumni committee is collecting class pictures, yearbook and other memorabilia. Sisters of the Holy Rock concert, March 16, 1265 Barratt Ave. Information: Gordon 204-786-4905.
Scandinavian Cultural Centre TGIF dinner speaker series last Friday of the month to May 31, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 764 Erin St. Reservations: 204-774-8047 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art Talk/Art Walk with Alison Gillmor followed by a tour of Galleries and Studios in the Exchange, Feb. 1, 6-9 p.m., Winnipeg Free Press News Cafe.
Donburi lunch fundraiser, Feb. 1 & 15, noon-2 p.m., Manitoba Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 180 McPhillips St. 204-774-5909.
Manitoba Chapter of Osteoporosis Canada fundraising breakfast Fight Fractures with Flapjacks, Feb. 2, 8-10 a.m., Applebee's, 1598 Regent Ave. Tickets 204-772-3498 or email@example.com.
Knights of Columbus, Fr. Filipow Council are hosting a pre-lenten dance, Feb. 2, St. Nicholas Parish Hall, 737 Bannerman Ave. Music by The Female Beat, 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Tickets Peter 204-632-0484.
Journeys to Wholeness a fundraiser for Circles of Support & Accountability, Feb. 2, 6:30-9 p.m., Park Bowling Centre. RSVP: 204-925-1915.
Fort Richmond Midwinter Festival, Feb. 2, noon-3 p.m., Acadia Junior High. A fun free family event to celebrate our community. Outdoor activities: tobogganing, sleigh rides, snow painting, broom ball, snow shoeing and more!
Churchill Park United Church Players presents Wrong for Each Other, a comedy written by Norm Foster and directed by Richard Baschak, Feb. 2 & 9 7 p.m.; Feb. 3 & 10, 3 p.m. Tickets 204-452-8561 or 525 Beresford Ave.
Fibromyalgia Support Group of Winnipeg monthly meeting, Feb. 4, 7 p.m., 825 Sherbrook St. A representative from the Osteoporosis Society will be speaking. The Group is also offering a three-part educational course, "Taking Charge of Fibromyalgia", May 9, 16, and 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Information: 975-3037 or www.fmswinnipeg.com.
Prince Edward Legion #81 SuperBowl Party, Feb 3, 4:30-10:30 p.m., 300 Trent Ave.
South Winnipeg Family Information Centre offers: Triple P Stepping Stones for parents of children with disabilities) Monday Feb. 4-March 18, 7-9 p.m.; Triple P - Feb. 5, 12 and 19, 7-9 p.m.; Ready Set Solo (3 hour workshop for parent and child age 11 and up) Feb. 3, 6-9 p.m.; Basics for Babysitters (workshop for children ages 12 and up) Feb. 9, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Student Study Skills, Feb. 13, 6-8:30 p.m. - for children in grades 5 and 6. 800 Point Rd. Register: 204-284-9311 or www.swfic.org.
South Winnipeg Family Information Centre Triple P Stepping Stones, ( parents of children with disabilities) every Monday Feb. 4-March 18, 6-9 p.m., 800 Point Road.
Employment Projects of Winnipeg Inc. works with immigrants who have been in Canada for more than 3 years who are unemployed or underemployed. Free workshops Feb. 4, 5, and 6, 6-9 p.m. Topics include: Steps to a Successful Job Search, Resume Writing/Cover Letter and Interview Skills. Register: 204-949-5300.
GriefShare Group 13 consecutive Wednesdays starts Feb. 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Albright Church, 3400 DeVries Ave. Register: 334-5873.
Family Literacy Celebration Feb. 6, 5-7 p.m., Cindy Klassen Recreational Complex, 999 Sargent Ave. with the book The Silly Chicken, free.
Friendship Force of Manitoba celebrates Festival du Voyageur with a dinner meeting, Feb. 6, Masonic Temple, Donald and Osborne. Entertainment by Dolores Hebert. Information: Shirley 204-237-7856 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
McNally Robinson Booksellers offers a community classroom course Breaking Through - Getting Employers to See Your True Value by recruitment and career planning professional Kimberly Shaw, Feb. 6, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Register: www.mcnallyrobinson.com or 204-475-0483.
Glueten-Free Vegan and Vegetarian Classes, Feb. 6, 6:30-9 p.m. Participants take home what they prepare, Mary Jane's Cooking School 252 Arlington St. Register: 204-775-2522 or email@example.com.
Grands 'n' More Winnipeg member meeting, Feb. 7, 7 p.m., Riverview Community Centre, 90 Ashland Ave. Presentation and update on supporting African grandmothers and HIV/AIDS orphans thru the Stephen Lewis Foundation. Information: 204-284-3434.
University of Manitoba Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series with Dr. James Hogg, Emeritus Professor of University of British Colombia, Feb. 7, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Eng. Bldg. Room E2-330. Register: Shelly.Girardin@ad.umanitoba.ca.
Annual Children's Hospital Book Market, Feb. 7-9, St. Vital Centre during regular mall hours.
Osaka Bound Bud, Spud & Steak fundraiser for the Manitoba Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre Language School, Feb. 8, 6-9 p.m., Tijuana Yacht Club, 1405 St. Matthews Ave. Tickets MJCCC, 180 McPhillips St. Information: 204-774-5909.
Assiniboia Christian Centre rummage bargain basement sale, Feb. 8, 5-7:30 p.m., 3390 Portage Ave. Jewellery, books, slightly used clothing for all ages, toys, housewares, dishes, mugs etc.
The Westhaven, an independent senior living community in Winnipeg is going to Make February Sweet with the following: Sweetheart Dance, Feb, 8, 7 p.m.; Let's Talk Seniors, Heart Health, Feb. 9, 2 p.m. and Chocolate Extravaganza, Feb. 10, 2 p.m., 3033 Portage Ave. RSVP: 204-831-6742.
Shoppers Drug Mart Blood Pressure Awareness Day, all locations. Information: shoppersdrugmart.ca for the location nearest you, Feb. 9, Free!
Silver Heights United Church New to You Shop open Feb. 9, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 199 Garrioch Ave.
St. George's Church sponsors Footprints in the Snow, Feb. 9, 8-10:30 p.m., 168 Wilton St. Blue Grass & gospel put on by Uptown Grass, Cathers Sawatzky & Squirrel Creek Ramblers. proceeds go to building a school in Nicarague. Information: 204-453-5642.
Afro-Caribbean Association of Manitoba Inc. 14th annual Job Fair, Feb. 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Elmwood High School, 505 Chalmers Ave. Bring resumes.
It's Tea Time, a fundraiser for Health Sciences Centre Adult Eating Disorders Program, Fort Garry Hotel, Provencher Ballroom, MS107-820 Sherbrook St., Feb. 10, 1:30-4 p.m.
Westminster Concert Organ Series, Westminster at Maryland presents David Baskeyfield Rochester NY in concert on the four manual Casavant Organ, Feb. 10, 2:30 p.m. Tickets at the door.
Mary Jane's Cooking School Bread Making workshops, Feb. 11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Feb. 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 252 Arlington St.
Riverwood Singers present Cold Toes, Warm Heart concert, Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m., Canadian Mennonite University Chapel, 600 Shaftesbury Blvd.
Wolseley's Envision Festival of Arts offers drumming lessons to youths:Taiko Drumming (with Phoebe Man), Mondays & Fridays Feb. 11-March 22, 5:30-7 p.m. and Rhythm of the Beat - rhythm using household items (with Bobby J. Hobson), Tuesdays Feb. 19-April 30, 7:30-9 p.m. Register: 204-783-5616.
Rediscovering Intimacy When Chronic Disease Has Moved In with Dr. Reece Malone part of Sexual Health Awareness Week programming, the Canadian Liver Foundation, Feb. 12 7-8:30 p.m., St. Mary's Road United Church, 613 St. Mary's Rd. Register: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friendship Force of Winnipeg monthly dinner meeting Feb. 13, 6 p.m., Holiday Inn South, 1330 Pembina Hwy. Information and dinner reservations: Elizabeth 204-452-5299 or www.friendshipforcewinnipeg.org.
Pembina Trails School Division Transition Forum: Information and Choices for Middle & Senior Years Students with Special Needs and their Families, Feb. 13, 7-8:30 p.m., 1155 Wilkes Ave.
Transcona Legion Valentines Dance with Crosstown, Feb. 15, 7-11 p.m., 117 Regent Ave E.
Fort Garry Historical Society annual general meeting with Martin Comeau, City of Winnipeg Archives, Feb. 16, 2 p.m., Pembina Trail Library, 2724 Pembina Hwy.
D'Arcy's A.R.C. (Animal Rescue Centre) 9th annual all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner known as "Pawsta Night", Feb. 16, Winnipeg Winter Club. Tickets 730 Century St.
Ladies Auxiliary of the Norwood St. Boniface Legion 6th annual Festival Du Voyageur pancake breakfast, Feb. 17, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 134 Marion St. Tickets: Judi 204-475-9921.
EDGE Career Program Feb. 19-Dec. 31, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 3rd Floor Centre, 533 St. Anne's Rd.We are now recruiting for our 24th 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.
White Cross Guild's bag sale, Feb. 19-March 1, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Just Like New to You thrift shop, 635 Portage Ave. Fill a bag with clothing and shoes.
Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre 30th anniversary and 4th annual Fab Fem fundraiser, Feb. 20, 7 p.m., West End Cultural Centre. Tickets: 204-477-1123.
Transcona Garden Club presents Holland's Floriade 2012 with Ron & Ann Halbesma, Feb. 20, 7 p.m., Transcona Retired Citizens Centre, 328 Whittier Ave. W. Information: 204-222-0236.
Delta Waterfowl Foundation annual fundraiser dinner, Feb. 21, 5:30-10 p.m., Caboto Centre, 1055 Wilkes Ave. Tickets: www.deltawaterfowl.org or 204-956-7766.
Holy Trinity Busy Hands all you can eat perogies, Feb. 22, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 1175 Main St.
Manitoba Anaphylaxis information network, Feb. 23, 12:30-3 p.m., Earl Grey Community Centre, 360 Cockburn St. N. Register: email@example.com.
Meniere's Support Group Feb. 25, 11 a.m.-noon, Access River East, 975 Henderson Hwy. Information: http://www.chha-mb.ca; firstname.lastname@example.org or 204-975-3037. Silver collection.
Children's Wish Shiver Ball, March 1, 6-11 p.m., Delta Winnipeg. The Children's Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children ages 3-17 coping with life-threatening illnesses.
Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Women's League of Canada 67th annual Daffodil Tea, March 3, 1-3 p.m., 460 Munroe Ave.
Grass Routes 2013: The Good Life 3rd Annual Sustainability Festival * University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Ave., Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - March 4 - March 8, http://www.facebook.com/events/434149243325346/?refts&frefts http://grassroutes.ca/program, Free
Music 'N' Mavens: Active Aging: How to make Winnipeg a more Age-Friendly Community, Rady Jewish Community Centre, 123 Doncaster St., March 7, 2-3 p.m. Silver collection.
Oseredok Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre Etched Pysanka Workshop March 9, 2-4 p.m. Involves treating the egg with acid to give a three-dimensional "etched" effect. Intended for those who have already mastered the traditional wax-resist method of pysanky writing. Register: 204-942-0218.
Oseredok Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre Family Pysanka workshop, March 16 and April 6, 2-4 p.m. Register: 204-942-0218.
ALS Society of Manitoba's 2013 Cornflower Gala, March 23, 6:30 p.m., Western Canada Aviation Museum, 958 Ferry Rd. Information: 204-831-1510 ext. 4.
Windy Corners Toastmasters 269 Main St., every Wednesday to July 31, noon.
Girl Guides of Canada -- Sparks, Brownies, Guides, Pathfinders and Rangers, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, to May 1.
Canadian Association of Retired People Chapter 53 meeting, Elmwood Legion Branch #9, 920 Nairn Ave., every second Wednesday of the month until Sept. 27. Darlene 204-222-8120.
Community Health & Well-being Program, Temple Shalom, 1077 Grant Ave., first Wednesday of the month until June 5, 1:30 p.m. Free.
Peak Performers Toastmasters Club, Champlain Community Centre, 282 Niverville Ave., every Thursday until June 27, meets Thursdays. Call Jenny 204-228-9959 or peakperformers.toastmastersclubs.org.
Recruiting for 2013 EDGE Career Program, EDGE Skills Centre, Inc., 3rd floor 533 St. Anne's Rd., Winnipeg, MB, R2M 3E8, until Dec 31, 10 a.m.-noon. EDGE Career Program (formerly Victor Mager Job Re-Entry Program) is recruiting for its 24th annual free job training & employment program. You may be eligible if you are: 1) an immigrant or federally sponsored Refugee, 2) a low-income person, 3) a social sssistance recipient, 4) a parent of a low-income family. If you are serious about becoming employed. Information: 204 254-1618. Free.
Young Adult Support Group Faces, 4 Fort St., every Tuesday until Nov. 30, Support group for those between 15 and 30 living with psychosis, schizophrenia or schizo-affective disorder.
Grace Toastmasters, Access River East, 975 Henderson Hwy., every Wednesday until June 28. Information: 204-663-9456 or email@example.com.
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 February 1, 2013 A17
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