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Revisit the Hundred Acre Wood

Assiniboine Park's Pavilion Gallery Museum is now home to the permanent exhibit The Pooh Gallery. This family-friendly exhibition allows you to experience Winnie the Pooh's story, from Lt. Harry Colebourn's first meeting with the special bear to Winnie the Pooh's current iconic place in children's literature. The Pavilion Gallery Museum is open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free and donations are accepted. For more information visit assiniboinepark.ca .

 

Walk for a good cause

Get outside and get active for Steps for Life -- Walking for Families of Workplace Tragedy. Starting at 10 a.m. today at Kildonan Park, walkers and runners alike are encouraged to come out, donate, or volunteer their time to the cause. All proceeds from the walk go toward The Association For Workplace Tragedy Family Support, an organization that provides help to families affected by workplace trauma. For more information visit stepsforlife.ca .

 

Enjoy some music

Tonight only, the West End Cultural Centre presents An evening with Jane Siberry. This Canadian singer-songwriter with a new-wave pop style is most noted for her single Calling All Angels and has had her songs recorded by k.d. lang. Admission to this one-night-only event is $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. For more information visit wecc.ca .

 

Get informed

Find out how you can help combat wetland erosion at Ducks Unlimited: Wetland loss in southern Manitoba. Head down to FortWhyte Alive at 2 p.m. to hear more information about climate change and what you can do to combat the erosion of local wetlands. This is a free event with regular admission. To register, call 989-8355 or visit fortwhyte.org for more information.

 

Shop for some art

In the market for something new or unique? Visit the Local Colour Art Group's annual spring art show and sale for the final day of its yearly sale. On today from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Elmwood-East Kildonan Senior Centre, this art show offers one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted art pieces of acrylic, water colour, sketching and more. Admission is free. For more information visit localcolourart.ca .

 

Watch a movie

The Winnipeg International Jewish Film Festival continues today with two screenings: Israel Inside: How a Small Nation Makes a Big Difference at 2 p.m. and The Flood at 7:30 p.m. Admission for The Flood is $8.50 for JCC members and $10.50 for regular admission. Admission to Israel Inside is free. For more information visit radyjcc.com .

 

Watch drama unfold

See some local live theatre with Eden, by local playwright Hope McIntyre. Combining elements of video, music, dance and theatre, Eden tells the story of a dystopian society plagued by an act of terror reminiscent of 9/11. Eden plays today at 2 p.m. at the University of Winnipeg's Asper Centre for Theatre and Film. The admission is pay what you can. For more information visit sarasvati.ca .

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition May 6, 2012 ??65534

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