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Stopping Smoking: What Do You Have to Lose? Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium , Jan. 18, 12:10-12:50 p.m. Information: 204-940-3648 or

Gang Violence and Shame, Hope and the Human Heart, with Tony Campolo, Westminster Church, Jan. 19, 7 p.m. The event is raising funds and awareness for the Westminster Housing Society. Safe housing means safer streets for everyone. Freewill offering.

Minding Dad, Misericordia Health Centre Auditorium, 99 Cornish, Jan. 20- 23, 7-8:30 p.m. Presented by Misericordia Health Centre Foundation and the Charles M. Burns Family. Tickets: 99 Cornish, or 204-788-8458.

Herb Society of Manitoba meeting, Jan. 21, 7-9 p.m., Assiniboine Park Conservatory. Host: photographer Lori Westman, Photographing the Goodness of Herbs.

Music 'N' Mavens: Social Myths of Women's Sexuality: Good Girls Don't, with Shannon Sampert, Rady Jewish Community Centre, 123 Doncaster St., Jan. 22, 2-3 p.m. Lecture by Shannon Sampert, Department of Politics, University of Winnipeg, Silver collection at door.

An Evening in England, English Gardening with Barbara McEwen & Lynne Mellow, presented by the Friends of Gardens Manitoba, Jan. 22, 7 p.m., Assiniboine Park Conservatory, 55 Pavilion Cres. Register:, or 204-895-4560.

From Page to Stage: Gone with the Wind. Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium, Jan. 22, 12:10-12:50 p.m.

Women's Canadian Club of Winnipeg Health and wellness with Deborah Romeyn, Jan. 23, 11:45 a.m.-2 p.m., Winnipeg Convention Centre, 375 York Ave.

Glueten-Free Vegan and Vegetarian Classes, Jan., 23 & 30 and 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

Healthy St. Boniface Network, meeting, Jan. 23, noon-1 p.m., Bilingual Service Centre, 614 Des Meurons. Guest speaker from Old St. Boniface Resident Association, Walter Kleinschmit.

Caregiving with Confidence Sharing the Journey, Jan. 24, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Viscount Gort Hotel, 1670 Portage Ave.

Alzheimer Society of Manitoba presents Spotlight on Research, Jan. 24, 7-9 p.m., Centro Caboto Centre, 1055 Wilkes Ave. Register: or 204-943-6622.

Scandinavian Cultural Centre TGIF dinner speaker series last Friday of the month Jan. 25-May 31, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 764 Erin St. Reservations: 204-774-8047 or

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 (three-hour workshop for parent and child age 11 and up) Jan. 24, 6-9 p.m. or Feb. 3, 6-9 p.m.; Basics for Babysitters (workshop for children ages 12 and up), Jan. 26 or 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

Folk Festival in the City, Millennium Library, Reader Services Department, Jan. 26, 1:30 p.m., with Jenny Berkel, Kayla Luky, & JD Edwards. Intimate workshops like the popular festival daytime performances at the Winnipeg Folk Festival.

Winter Antique Show Jan. 26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Jan. 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., National Museum of Dance, 99 South Broadway.

St. Andrew's Anglican Church rummage sale, Jan. 26, 9 a.m.-noon, St. Andrew's Anglican Church, 2700 Portage Ave.

Write Your Life Story, Jan. 28, 6-8 p.m., Osborne Library. Registration required.

Meniere's Support Group Jan. 28, 11 a.m. - noon, Feb. 25, 11 a.m. - noon, Access River East, 975 Henderson Hwy. Information:; or 204-975-3037. Silver collection.

Sweet Adelines Assiniboine Chorus open house, Jan. 29, 7 p.m., Churchill Park United Church (upstairs) 525 Beresford Ave. Information: Karen 204-257-7327.

Pacesetters Toastmasters open house, Jan. 29, 7-8:30 p.m., Charleswood Junior High School, 505 Oakdale Dr. Information: Andrew 204-771-4979 or Anita 204-296-6915.

University of Winnipeg Faculty of Business & Economic Professional Speaker Series with Paul Mahon, Jan. 30, 12;30-1:20 p.m., room 55, Buhler Centre, 460 Portage Ave. RSVP:

St. John Brebeuf School open house Jan. 31, 7 p.m., St. John Brebeuf School, 605 Renfrew St.

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

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.

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: 204-975-3037 or

Churchill Park Players presents dessert theatre comedy, Wrong for Each Other, Feb. 2 & 9, 7 p.m. and Feb. 3 & 10, 3 p.m., 525 Beresford Ave. Tickets: 204-452-8561.

Prince Edward Legion #81 Super Bowl party, Feb 3, 4:30-10:30 p.m., 300 Trent Ave.

Employment Projects of Winnipeg Inc. works with immigrants who have been in Canada for more than three 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/cover letter writing and Interview Skills. Register: 204-949-5300.

Grief Share Group 13 consecutive Wednesdays starts Feb. 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Albright Church, 3400 DeVries Ave. Register: 204-334-5873.

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

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.

Shoppers Drug Mart Blood Pressure Awareness Day, all locations. Information: for the location nearest you, Feb. 9, free.

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.

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.

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.

Manitoba Anaphylaxis information network, Feb. 23, 12:30-3 p.m., Earl Grey Community Centre, 360 Cockburn St. N. Register:

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.

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.

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.

Donburi Lunch fundraiser, Manitoba Japanese-Canadian Cultural Centre, 180 McPhillips St. Call for times, 204-774-5909.

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

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

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition January 18, 2013 A21

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