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Mom, sweet Mom

Happy Mother's Day to all the fabulous mothers. If this is news to you, hop to it and do something special for Mom! A spa day often makes a winning gift. Services over $35 from the Urban Oasis Mineral Spa at the Clarion Hotel allow guests to also enjoy the mineral pool for the day. If Mom fancies flowers, pick up a fresh bouquet at Macyk's Florist at 23-67 Vermillion Rd., which is open on Sundays. If you've remembered the day, but don't know how to celebrate: cook a meal, deliver a card, or tell your mom how much she means to you.

On a high note

Know a talented youngster? On Tuesday, YTV's The Next Star open auditions are being held in Winnipeg. Performers under the age of 15 are invited to show off their pipes at the Winnipeg Convention Centre before all-star judges Keshia Chant©, Tara Oram and Mark Spicoluk. Standout performers may be flown out to Toronto to compete in the show. For a guaranteed audition, arrive by 9 a.m. Doors open at 6 a.m. Remember that contestants must be accompanied by an adult. For more information visit nextstar.ytv.com.

Ladies' night out

Move over, Magic Mike, the Chippendales are Winnipeg-bound this week. The show you might know from Las Vegas features 75 minutes of sexiness -- designed exclusively for women. The coquettish combo of music, moves and sultry theatrics takes place on Friday at the Transcona Country Club. Tickets start at $55 and can be purchased at chippendaleswinnipeg.com. Proceeds from the show will go toward the Firefighters Burn Fund.

Vintage vehicles

Rain or shine, the Manitoba Classic & Antique Auto Club is hosting its 16th annual Red River Valley Swap Meet today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Red River Exhibition Park, 3977 Portage Ave. The show-and-shine event is open to all vehicles 25 years and older, along with street rods, and modified/special-interest vehicles. Vehicles and drivers get in for free, and general admission to check out the antique autos is $3. Those who attend are asked to bring a donation for Winnipeg Harvest.

Behind-bars stars

Sarasvti Productions is presenting the premiere of Jail Baby this week, a play that tells the stories of criminalized women. The production features comical parodies along with dramatic interpretations of the harsh realities in the cycle of incarceration. Performances run from May 16 to 26 at the Asper Centre for Theatre and Film at the University of Winnipeg, 400 Colony St. Adult tickets are $18 and can be purchased online at sarasvati.ca. Discounted prices are available to students and seniors.

Fore!

My mother always told me I should know how to golf in case my boss ever invited me to a corporate match. Whether you're a beginner like myself or just rusty from the winter, a few buckets at the driving range might do your game some good this season. Since the weather is warming up to us, you can drive out to any of the outdoor driving ranges around the city to practise your swing.

Better than a book

Recognized in many countries worldwide, May 18 is International Museum Day. Maybe it's time to revisit a favorite museum to see what kind of changes have been made. Or take the family to a local museum you've never been to before. One you might try is the Western Canada Aviation Museum, 958 Ferry Rd., which features vintage aircraft and artifacts and a replica of the Avrocar flying saucer. Or the Costume Museum of Canada, 109 Pacific Ave., has more than 35,000 historic costumes and artifacts on display, including costumes from 50 years of Rainbow Stage.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition May 12, 2013 ??65534

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