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The Charleswood Museum is open every Saturday 2-4 p.m., 5006 Roblin Blvd. Information on Charleswood celebrating its 100th anniversary is available at the museum. Free admission.
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, yearbooks 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 email@example.com.
Nearly New Shop Sweetheart sale now-Feb.16, Monday to Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 961 Portage Ave.
The 20th Annual Winnipeg Scottish Festival Feb. 15 & 16, Winnipeg Convention Centre. Information: Winnipeg Scottish Festival.org
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.
Liberty Local Tribute to the Metis Fiddle, Feb. 16, 6 p.m.-1 a.m., Indian and Métis Friendship Centre, 45 Robinson St. Information: Fred 204-612-9437. Tickets at the door.
Famous February Feast, Feb. 16, 6 p.m., Sturgeon Creek United Church, 207 Thompson Dr. Tickets: 204-832-1000. Proceeds to Nassau St. Churches Refugee Fund.
ALS Society of Manitoba wants to know: What Would You Do While You Still Could? Skiing: Doreen & Robert Dick Memorial Ski Tour, Feb. 16; Dining & Dancing: 2013 Cornflower Gala, March 23; Zumba: 70s Disco Funk Zumba Party for ALS, April 5; Walking: Winnipeg Walk for ALS, June 1; Baseball: ALS/Lou Gehrig's Night, June 22; Golf: Drive for Life Golf Classic, Sept. 5. Information: 204-831-1510, HOPE@alsmb.ca or www.alsmb.ca.
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.
Birds Hill Provincial Park Winter Open House, Feb. 17, 1-4 p.m. Information: 204-654-6739, Lindsey.firstname.lastname@example.org or ManitobaParks.com.
Manitoba Orchid Society meeting Feb. 17, 1:30 p.m., conference room of the Canadian Mennonite University, 600 Shaftsbury Blvd. Please bring your camera and a blooming plant.
Winnipeg Humane Society used-book and movie sale to raise funds for animals, Feb. 17 & 18, noon-6 p.m., 45 Hurst Way. Donations can be dropped off at the WHS.
Rady Jewish Community Centre takes February to Heart: Family Heart Day, activities for the whole family, Feb. 18; Heart and Nutrition, Feb. 25-28. Information: 204-477-7535.
South Winnipeg Family Information Centre offers: Triple P Stepping Stones for parents of children with disabilities. Every Monday until March 18, 7-9 p.m.; Triple P, Feb. 19, 7-9 p.m., 800 Point Rd. Register: 204-284-9311 or www.swfic.org.
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.
University of Winnipeg annual open house, Feb. 20, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5:30-8 p.m., Duckworth Centre, 400 Spence St.
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.
Compassionate Friends a support group for parents grieving the death of a child of any age from any cause meet Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m., Community Services Building, 685 William Ave. Information: 204-787-4896.
Holy Trinity Busy Hands all-you-can-eat perogies, Feb. 22, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 1175 Main St.
Grands 'n' More Winnipeg potluck dinner, Feb. 22, 6 p.m., Trinity United Church, 933 Summerside Ave. Speakers: Justine and Evelyn Kiwanuka sharing their knowledge about African grandparents caring for their grandchildren and orphaned HIV/AIDS children. Proceeds to the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation. Information: Elizabeth 204-489-0867 or Barb 204-257-7511 or email@example.com.
SSNIPing (Sakeeng Spay/Neuter Initiative Program) it in the Bud Fund fundraiser to raise money to pay for veterinarian Dr. Keri Hudson Reykdal's mobile veterinary clinic, Feb. 22, 5-8 p.m., Canad Inns Windsor Park. Tickets: Cathie 204-233-7577, Cheryl 204-294-7848 or Bonnie 204-471-2759.
Volunteer Manitoba presents Making the News: How to Get the Media's Attention with John Longhurst and guest speakers Julie Carl, deputy editor, Winnipeg Free Press and Karen Mitchell, news director, CTV Winnipeg, Feb. 22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., United Way of Winnipeg.
Manitoba Anaphylaxis information network, Feb. 23, 12:30-3 p.m., Earl Grey Community Centre, 360 Cockburn St. N. Register: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library workshop -- paste paper, Feb. 23, 12:30-4 p.m., 183 Kennedy St. Register: 204-487-6117 or email@example.com.
Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba and Jordan Matechuk, Blue Bombers, Skate & Stride, Feb. 23, 1 p.m., riverwalk, The Forks. Walk or skate 2K or 5K. Register: Running Room or skateandstride.ca.
Homeownership Conference Feb. 23, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., West End Commons, St. Matthews Anglican Church, 641 St. Matthews Ave. Register: 204-783-4141.
Workshop on Awareness of Domestic Violence, Bullying & Abuse presented by Kamal Dhillon, speaker, author, abuse survivor. www.blackandbluesari.com, Feb. 23, 9 a.m.-noon, FGMB Church gym,1771 Pembina Hwy. Information: Anne 487-7995 or Annepet@shaw.ca.
St. Andrew's Anglican Church rummage sale, Feb. 23, 9 a.m.-noon, 2700 Portage Ave.
Menière'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.
Herb Society Of Manitoba monthly meeting with Gerald Dieleman, director of horticulture, Feb. 25, 7-9 p.m., Assiniboine Park Conservatory.
Women's Canadian Club of Winnipeg luncheon, Feb. 26, noon-2 p.m., Winnipeg Convention Centre, 375 York Ave. with Amanda Throsteinson, the Story of Uganda, A Story of Hope.
Rady Jewish Community Centre launches two new programs: Zooming In: Contemporary Issues Through a Jewish Lens -- Feb. 26, Rabbi Larry Pinsker; March 21, Rabbi Karen Soria; April 30, Rabbi Ari Ellis; May 6, Rabbi Neal Rose; May 13, Rabbi Alan Green, 7:30 p.m. and The People of the Book: Jewish Book Club meet the author -- Feb. 21, Meira Cook; April 4, Alice Hoffman; May 9, Nancy Richler; June 13, Michael Tregebov, 7 p.m., 123 Doncaster St. Information: Rebecca 204-477-7533.
To Make A Farm film screening, Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m., Marlborough Hotel. A documentary following five young people who have decided to become small-scale farmers. Information: foodmattersmanitoba.ca or 204-943-0822.
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.
Finnish Canadian Club Kalevala dinner & dance with Sill-I-Tones, March 1, 7 p.m., Scandinavian Centre, 764 Erin St. Reservations: 204-774-8047 or email@example.com.
Growing Local Conference March 1 & 2, Marlborough Hotel. Workshops, discussions and displays on gardening, healthy eating and more. Register: foodmattersmanitoba.ca or 204-943-0822.
St. Andrew's River Heights United Church choir presents the songs of Andrew Lloyd Webber, March 1 & 2, 7:30 p.m., 255 Oak St. Tickets: 204-488-1130.
Annual Freedom to Read Marathon, March 2, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Millennium Library, Reader Services. Information: 204-986-6779.
West St. Paul Community garage sale, March 2, 9 a.m.-noon. Information: 204-336-0294 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Tables: Melissa 204-661-1130.
Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Women's League of Canada 67th annual Daffodil Tea, March 3, 1-3 p.m., 460 Munroe Ave.
Artful Hours: Fine Art exhibit & sale, March 3, 1-4 p.m., Frame of Mind Gallery.
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
Seven Oaks Education Foundation annual general meeting, March 5, 5-6 p.m., Canad Inns Garden City, 2100 McPhillips St.
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.
4th Annual Spay-Ghetti Dinner in support of Craig Street Cats, March 9, 5-9:30 p.m., Deer Lodge Community Centre, 323 Bruce Ave. E. Tickets: Craig Street Cats Adoption Centre, 489 Madison St., or 204-421-1919.
St. Vital Mustangs Football 65th Gala Dinner, March 10, 5:30 p.m., St. Vital Mustangs Football Club, 100 Frobisher Road. Hall of Fame inductees: 1987 Mustang Junior Team--ARMADALE CUP finalists. Guest Speaker: Bruce Covernton. Tickets: www.mustangsfootball.ca or Karen email@example.com.
Arthritis Society hosts a Sex and the City event, March 14, -10:30 p.m., Park Theatre Café, 698 Osborne St. Red carpet, cosmos, martini bar, appetizers, a screening of the first movie and a schwag bag. Tickets: www.arthritis.ca/satc, 204-942-4892, Love Nest, 3737 Portage Ave., The Foxy Shoppe, 87 King St., Divine & Conquer, 400 Academy Rd. and Smitten, 4-120 Osborne St.
Donburi lunch fundraiser, March 15, noon-2 p.m., Manitoba Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 180 McPhillips St. 204-774-5909.
Oseredok Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre Family Pysanka workshop, March 16 and April 6, 2-4 p.m. Register: 204-942-0218.
Manitoba Orchid Society show & sale, March 22-24, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Assiniboine Park Conservatory, 15 Conservatory Dr.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 15, 2013 A21
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