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Canadian Liver Foundation Manitoba Chapter is looking for board members. Expertise in event planning, grant writing and fundraising and corporate sponsorship securement are assets. Board meetings are once a month. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 204-831-6231.
Craig Street Cats looking for crafters for its annual Christmas craft sale. Dec. 1, Robert A. Steen Community Centre, 980 Palmerston. Tables $30 at email@example.com or 204-421-1919.
Asperger Manitoba will host the national conference on Asperger syndrome in Winnipeg on Oct. 8-9, Canad Inns Regent Casino Hotel. Register: www.differentway.ca.
Prince Edward Legion events at Prince Edward Legion #81, 300 Trent Ave., every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday until Dec. 31, Each Wednesday 7-10 p.m. come for Chase the Ace. Every Saturday 4-5:30 p.m. multi-prize meat draw.
Grace Hospital Auxiliary 23rd annual used-book sale, Sept. 27, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sept. 28, 10 a.m.- p.m., 408 Booth Dr. Hospital Auditorium. Proceeds support patient care.
Canadian Cancer Society Daffodil Gala, Winnipeg Convention Centre, 375 York Ave., Sept. 27. 75 years of leading the fight against cancer. Dance to Ron Paley & his orchestra. Tickets: 204-774-7483 or www.cancer.ca/daffodilgala.
Assiniboia Christian Centre basement sale, Sept. 27, 5-7 p.m., 3390 Portage Ave. Dishes, mugs, clothes, jewelry, blankets, etc.
Providence University College & Theological Seminary Harvest Festival Banquets, Sept. 27 and 28, 7 p.m. Featuring guest speaker Dr. Jonathan Bonk and music by the Whyte Ridge Men's Quartet. Complimentary tickets: ProvidenceUC.ca or 204-433-7488 ext. 301.
Ask an Artist & Art Centre Tour Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie St., Sept. 27, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Forum Art celebrates Culture Days Manitoba. Watch art students painting with the acrylic medium; ask an art director or an interior designer about art in Manitoba or tour our art facility. Our building in Coronation Park is now home to the Forum Art Centre, the Winnipeg Sketch Club, the Manitoba Society of Artists & studio artist Jim Corbett. Collectively we represent over 250 years of artists in Manitoba. Go to www.forumartcentre.com or call 204-235-1069.
Scandinavian Centre TGIF Dinner Speaker Series Scandinavian Centre, 764 Erin Street, Sept. 27, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Reservations required: 204-774-8047 or firstname.lastname@example.org. $17.50.
St. Mary Magdalene Church Garage Sale, St Mary Magdalene Anglican Church, 3 St. Vital Rd., Sept. 27, 9 a.m.- 7 p.m.; Sept. 28, 9 a.m.-noon.
Holy Family Church Auditorium perogy suppers, Sept. 27, Nov. 1 & 29, 5-7 p.m., 1001 Grant Ave. Regular plate $5, large plate $10.
Central School-âcole Centrale, 604 Day St., is celebrating its 100th anniversary Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with formal ceremonies at 11 a.m. and a family concert at 1 p.m. featuring Just Kiddin. Displays and school tours, a luncheon and children's activities are part of the fun. Information: principal Sid Shapira, email@example.com.
St. Vital Y Neighbours annual fall children's used-clothing and toy sale, Jonathan Toews Community Centre, 1188 Dakota St., Sept. 28, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Bake sale and raffle prize. $1.
St. Anne's Anglican 100th anniversary, Garden City Community Centre, 725 Kingsburry Ave., Sept. 28, 5:30 p.m.-11:55 p.m. $25 at 204-334-5435 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The History of St. Anne's book with photo CD will be on sale.
St. Stephen's Anglican Church 100th birthday fundraising breakfast, Sept. 28, 8-10 a.m., Applebee's Restaurant. Tickets $10 adults, $5 children 12 & under. Information 204-661-2432.
Terry's Cause on Campus 5-K fun walk, roll or run, Sept. 28, 9 a.m., University of Manitoba, Fort Garry campus. Register: www.umanitoba.ca/terryscause.
Craft sale, Windsor Park United Church, 1062 Autumnwood Dr., Sept. 28, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Table rental $25, Judi 204-254-1040. Free admission.
Mary Mother of the Church rummage and garage sale, Sept. 28, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 85 Kirkbridge Dr. Gently used clothing, household items, books, toys, furniture, etc.
St. Anne Ukrainian Catholic Church Ladies League fall supper, St. Anne's Church, 35 Marcie St., Sept. 29, 3 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Adults $15; children (6-12) $5; children (5 and under) free. Tickets: Anne 204-697-0482 or Lena 204-339-2269, $15 and $5.
Inter Mennonite Chaplain's Association coffee house & fundraiser Fort Garry EMC, 602 Pasadena, Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m. Entertainment The Whiz Bang Shufflers, Say Uncle, and Andy and Patricia Funk. Free.
St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Parish fall supper, Sept. 29, 3-6 p.m., 400 Day St. Tickets: $14, children 6-12 $5, children 5 and under free. Ann 204-222-9003 and Jean 204-222-1433.
Senior Achievers Fall Tea, Sept. 29, 1-3 p.m., 406 McGregor. Silent auction, baking, books, 50/50, grocery hamper. Information: Rose at 204-338-3833.
Nature Conservancy of Canada annual Prairie Garden Cleanup, Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Forks. Assist with flower seed collection and help cut back and remove the summer's growth and prepare the beds for next year. Register: 204-942-0900 or www.conservationvolunteers.ca.
St. Charles Parish Harvest supper, Sept. 29, 4:30 to 7 p.m., 395 St. Charles St. $12 adults, $6 ages 5-12 and free for children under 4. Tickets: 204-889-3248, Anna 204-895-2420 or Verna 204-837-8813.
Winnipeg Early Music Society Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, 525 Wardlaw Ave., Sept. 29, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Bring an instrument or your voice and join our members as we play and sing music from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods.
Forum Art Centre Dive into Photoshop Basics with an Artist Animator 120 Eugenie St., Sept. 29, 12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. Forum Art celebrates Culture Days. Enjoy a basic tutorial in a relaxed atmosphere on using photo editing software.
Canadian Hemophilia Society Golf Tournament Sept. 30, registration 11 a.m., Bridges Golf Course. Information: 204-775-8625 or www.hemophiliamb.ca.
HSC Retirees luncheon and AGM, Annie A. Bond Room, Community Services Bldg., 685 William Ave., Oct. 1, 11:45 a.m.-2 p.m. All former employees of HSC are welcome to come enjoy lunch and a social atmosphere. Information: Jean 204-256-5586. Free to members.
Manitoba Anaphylaxis Information Network, Rady Jewish Community Centre, 123 Doncaster St., Oct. 1, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Q & A session. Do you have questions about managing life-threatening allergies? Register: Nancy 204-654-2676 or email@example.com.
West Kildonan Horticultural Society meeting presentation by Doris Ames, Native Orchid Conservancy, Oct. 1, 7 p.m., West Kildonan Memorial Community Club, 346 Perth Ave. We will also have a house plant sale. Information: www.wkhorticultural.ca.
Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace & Justice, St. Paul's College, University of Manitoba presents 10th Sol Kanee lecture featuring 2010 CNN Hero Anuradha Koirala on Maiti Nepal's Response to Human Trafficking, Oct. 2, 1:30 p.m., Manitoba room, U of M. Information: 204-474-6052.
Women of Note community choir auditions, Balmoral Hall, Oct. 3. Information and to book you audition appointment, Jodi 204-255-5279.
Cooking Classes, Mary Jane's Cooking School, 252 Arlington St., every Wednesday to Oct. 3. Learn to make wholesome and tasty vegan soups and dishes with vegetarian options. Thursday, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Oct. 3. Register: 204-775- 2522 or firstname.lastname@example.org., $160 for four classes.
Nigeria-Canada Congress of Manitoba (NICCOM) will give out four community achiever awards as part of the celebration marking Nigeria's 53rd independence anniversary, Oct. 4, 6:30 p.m. Norberry-Glenlee Community Centre, 26 Molgat Ave. Tickets $35.
Young United Church rummage & bake sale, Oct. 4, 5 to 7 p.m. and Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-noon, 222 Furby.
Sam's Place booksale, 159 Henderson Hwy., Oct. 3 - Oct. 5. Clearance tables will be loaded with thrillers, mysteries, children's books, non-fiction, general fiction, German books,faith books, and more! Sam's Place is a program of MCC Manitoba.
Autumn Leaves Bazaar Harrow United Church, 955 Mulvey Ave., Oct. 5, 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Plants, baking and bling. Luncheon sittings 11:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m., $10. Lunch & teacup readings $15. Teacup readings & dessert from 1 - 4 p.m. $10.
Fort Garry Historical Society general meeting Pembina Trail Library, 2724 Pembina Highway, Oct. 5, 2 p.m. "Who is Lord Elphinstone?" Story of the person behind the name of a community in west Manitoba.
Manitoba Regional Lily Society's Fall Bulb Sale Assiniboine Park Conservatory, 15 Conservatory Dr., Oct. 5, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., features an exclusive Aurelian introduction, from Dr. Wilbert Ronald of Jefferies Nursery. To volunteer or information email@example.com. Free.
MRLS fall bulb sale Central Community Centre, 529 - 4th Street, Brandon, MB, Oct. 5, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., IIintroduction from Dr. Wilbert Ronald of Jefferies Nursery. Information: petrie@mynet. Free.
St. James Anglican Parish Hall Mountain Meets Prairie, 195 Collegiate St., Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. A folk roots band at 8 p.m. followed by open mic at 9 p.m. Free.
Benefit Yard Sale LGBTT 55+ SPI Oct. 5, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Rainbow Resource Centre, 170 Scott St. LGBTT 55+ Positive Space Initiative (PSI), a group working for accessible and safe housing for Winnipeg's LGBTT seniors.
Ladies Auxiliary of Branch #215 Henderson Hwy. Legion craft sale/flea market, Oct. 5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 3600 DeVries Ave., East St. Paul.
Warren United Church 100th anniversary celebration Oct. 6, 2 p.m. at the church. Reception Warren Hall. Information or order a 100th anniversary history book: 204-322-5752.
Belgian Club Ladies Group fall bazaar & bake sale, Oct. 6 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 407 Provencher Blvd. Information: Diane 204-233-5906 or Janet 204-257-4172.
St. Andrew's River Heights United Church fall supper, St. Andrew's River Heights United Church, 255 Oak St., Oct. 6, sittings 4:30 or 6:30 p.m. Tickets: church office 9 a.m.-3pm. Email the church office for details. $15.
St. Emile fall supper, St. Emile Parish Centre, 556 St. Anne's Road, Oct. 6, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. Tickets: $13 adults, $7 children 12 and under, free for children 5 and under at 204-253-4176.
St. Francois Xavier fall supper St. Francois Xavier Community Club, 983 Highway 26, Oct. 6, sittings 4 p.m. & 6 p.m. Tickets: $12 adults & $5 children, aged 3 & under free. Reservations: 204-864-2317 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
University of Winnipeg Students' Association Ecopia and GESA present Wilderness Committee Town Hall meeting with speakers Dr. Douglas A Clark, U Saskatchewan School of Environment & Sustainability and Eric Reder, Wilderness Committee in Manitoba, Oct. 8, 7-9 p.m., Eckhardt-Gramattee Hall, U of W.
Grosse Isle Recreation Club fall supper, Oct. 6, 3-6 p.m., Grosse Isle Community Centre, Hwy. 6-13 km from the Perimeter. $12, children 6-12 $6.
Fibromyalgia Support Group of Winnipeg monthly meeting SMD Building, 2nd Floor, 825 Sherbrook St., Oct. 7, 7 p.m. Carrie Maharajh, Dietician, will be discussing "Nutrition Thoughts Today". The Group is also offering a three-part Education Course Nov. 7, 12 and 15, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Information: 204-975-3037 or www.fmswinnipeg.com.
Asperger Manitoba national conference on Asperger Syndrome, Oct. 8-9, Canad Inn Regent Casino Hotel. Register: www.differentway.ca.
Relax, Recharge: Right Now, Tuesdays, Oct. 8-Dec. 10, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 120 Cauchon St. Information: 204-474-0760.
Alzheimer Society of Manitoba offers Telehealth Family Education for Families Experiencing Dementia in 23 communities across Manitoba. The next two upcoming seminars are The 7A's: Exploring the Effects of Dementia on the Brain,Oct. 8, 6:30 - 8 p.m. and An Individualized Approach to Managing Behaviours, Oct. 15, 6:30 - 8 p.m. Register: 204-943-6622 or 1-80-378-6699.
Friendship Force Manitoba open house Masonic Memorial Temple, 420 Corydon Ave., Oct. 9, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Theme: A Canadian Adventure. $20.
Friendship Force of Winnipeg monthly meeting, Oct. 9, 6 p.m., Holiday Inn South, 1330 Pembina Hwy. Information and dinner reservations: Elizabeth 204-452-5299 or www.friendshipforcewinnipeg.org.
St. James Art Club 45th Annual Juried Art Show, Oct. 19 and 20, St. Andrews Anglican Church Hall. The competition is open to artists living in St James-Assiniboia or belonging to art clubs or taking art classes in the area. Deadline for entries is Oct. 9. Application forms are available at the Civic Centre, St. James Libraries, Artists Emporium and SJAC members.
Buhler Gallery at St. Boniface Hospital invites the public to its new exhibition: The Story Illuminated: Children's Book Illustrations: Marie Louise Gay, Barbara Reid, Sheila McGraw, Bette Woodland and Jennifer LaBella, Oct. 11 to Jan. 19. The public is also invited to exhibition's opening event Oct 10, 7 p.m.
Notre Dame de Lorette Parish fall supper, Oct. 13, noon-6 p.m., parish hall, 1282 Dawson Rd., Lorette. $12, 5-11 $5, 4 and under free.
Woodlands 65th fall supper, Oct. 14, 3 to 6 p.m., Woodlands Community Hall. $12 adults, $6 children 6-12.
Transcona Garden Club Fall Clkean Up - Winter Prep with Samantha Braun, Oct. 16, 7 p.m., Transcona Retired Citizens Centre, 328 Whittier Ave. W. Information: 204-222-0236.
7th annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Sale Headingley Community Centre, 5353 Portage Ave., Oct. 18, noon - 8 p.m., Oct. 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Crafts, jewellry, woodwork, pottery, toys, stained glass and more. All proceeds to Headingley Senior Services. $2, children 12 and under free.
Linwood School 100th Anniversary Reunion Oct. 18-20. Information and register: linwoodreunion.com.
Parents without Partners Kids' Halloween Dance/Costume Party, Oct. 19, 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Valley Gardens Community Centre, 218 Antrim Rd. There will be a glitter tattoo station, face painting station, dancing, concession stand and costume contest! Kids 10 and under must be accompanied with someone 16+. Guest over 18 must be accompanied by a child. $3.
McClure United Church luncheon and bazaar, Oct. 19, 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., 533 Greenwood Pl. The lunch consists of homemade soups, open faced buns, homemade pies & coffee/tea/juice. $7 adults & $3 for children 12 and under at the door.
St. Adolphe Fall Supper, Oct. 20, 4 - 7 p.m., Pioneer Hall (St. Adolphe arena). $12 adults, $6 children, children under 5 free. No reservations tickets at the door. Information: Reginald 204-883-2563.
Honduras Mission Circle annual bazaar and silent auction in support of our Missionaries in Haiti, Zambia and Northern Manitoba, Oct. 20, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Holy Cross Church's basement hall, 252 Dubuc St.
Ukrainian Catholic Women's League of Canada Holy Eucharist Parish fall supper, Oct. 20, sittings at 3:30 and 5:30 p.m., 460 Munroe Ave. $14 adults, $6 children 6-12 and children 5 and under free. Tickets: Tony 204-667-0711, Elsie 204-663-6506 or 204-667-8866.
Ted's Run for Literacy Oct. 20, 10 a.m., Kildonan Park. Raise funds for local running and reading clubs through the national organization Start2Finish. The goal of this weekly after-school club is to eradicate child poverty through education, and encourage physical activity. Registration $30 for adults or $15 for youth.
Ukrainian Catholic Women's League of Canada Holy Eucharist Parish fall and Christmas craft and bake sale, Oct. 26, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. $1, children free.
Assiniboia Library Advisory Committee meet and greet, Oct. 26, 2-4 p.m., Westwood Library. Drop in for refreshments and share your thoughts on library services. Information: 204-986-4742
First Presbyterian Church fall luncheon & bake sale, Oct. 26, noon to 2 p.m., Opposite Vimy Ridge Park, entrance on Picardy Place. Donation.
Local Colour Art Group Show and Sale, Nov. 1, 7 to 9 p.m.; Nov. 2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Nov. 3, noon to 4 p.m., Elmwood East Kildonan Active Living Centre, 180 Poplar Ave. Show Theme, local artists, art demos Saturday and Sunday. Art taffle and food drive (bring a tin for the bin). www.localcolourart.ca.
Manitoba Coin Club annual show, Nov. 2 & 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Marlborough Hotel. Information: Barrie 204-296-6498.
Fibromyalgia Support Group of Winnipeg three-part self-help education program, Nov. 7, 12 & 15. Information: 204-975-3037 or www.fmswinnipeg.com.
Seven Oaks Toastmasters meets Mondays, 7-9 p.m., Atlantic-Garden City United Church, 725 Atlantic. Information: Casey 204-339-2340.
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
Windy Corners Toastmasters Every Wednesday until Dec. 4, every Wednesday noon-1 p.m., 269 Main St.
CTK Bingo * Christ the King School Gymnasium, 12 Lennox Ave., every Tuesday, Friday until Dec. 20, warm-up games begin at 6:45 p.m. Regular games at 7:30 p.m.
Voyageur Toastmasters meets Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Deer Lodge Centre, 1290 Portage Ave., 2nd Floor Learning Centre.