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-- Psychic tea -- Spiritualist Fellowship Church, 300 Arlington St., April 27, 1 p.m., tarot card, tea-cup and psychometry readings $15. Exhibitor tables with gems, crystals, handmade jewelry. 204-222-0071, free.
-- Eckankar Worship Service -- Canad Inns Fort Garry, 1824 Pembina Hwy., April 28, 11 a.m., Why Do I Need a Spiritual Teacher? Members of all faiths are invited to a worship service, listen to a reading from the ECK writings and discuss spiritual principles. Information: 204-233-4281.
-- Affirming Community: Rev. Millie Rochester, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg, 603 Wellington Cres., April 28, 10:30 a.m.
-- Living Room -- Immanuel Pentecostal Church, 955 Wilkes Ave., April 28, 5 p.m., in partnership with Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba and Living Room. Offers a faith-based support group for persons suffering from a mood disorder.
-- Palm Sunday Spring Tea -- Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 1175 Main St., April 28, 12:30 p.m., Ukrainian Women's Association of Canada, Lesia Ukrainka Branch, with Sophia Kachor officially opening the tea.
-- Choral Evensong -- St. George's Anglican Church, 168 Wilton St., April 28, 4 p.m., Fifth Sunday of Easter. Music will include the Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in G, by C.V. Stanford. Ayleward Responses. Most Glorious Lord of Lyfe (Gibbs), free.
-- Zooming In: Contemporary Issues Through a Jewish Lens -- Rady JCC adult lounge, 123 Doncaster St., April 30, 7:30 p.m. Pro-Choice or Pro-Life: Reproductive Rights in Jewish Thought and Jewish Law. Join Rabbi Ellis as he looks at classic and contemporary sources to explore the Jewish approach to abortion, gender selection and birth control, free.
-- Vespers for the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker -- St. Ann's Church, 271 Hampton St., May 1, 7 p.m., Solemn Vespers for the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker will be sung according to the 1961 Breviarium Romanum.
-- Indifference and the Fragility of Civilization -- Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Cres., May 2, 7:30 p.m., featuring a dialogue between Sen. Roméo Dallaire and Father Patrick Desbois, moderated by Naomi Azrieli. Walk-ins or register 204-452-3711, firstname.lastname@example.org, free.
-- Women's Conference with Ruth Graham -- Refresh & Restore. Calvary Temple, 440 Hargrave St., May 3, 7 a.m., May 4, 9 a.m. Ruth Graham, daughter of Billy and Ruth Graham, is the author of Fear Not Tomorrow, God is Already There and the award-winning title In Every Pew Sits a Broken Heart. A two-day women's event that will impact your life. Registration $60 and $70.
-- St. Alphonsus School Gala Dinner -- Fort Garry Hotel and Conference Centre, May 4. This year, our theme is Puttin' on the Ritz and will feature the glitz and glamour of the Roaring '20s. Tickets $120 and include appetizers, a four-course dinner, beverages, a silent auction, live music and dancing, as well as a $50 income tax receipt, 204-667-6271.
-- Orthodox Easter -- East Gate Lodge Chapel, 646 James St., Beausejour, May 4, 3 p.m., blessing of Easter Baskets (Paska). Information: Orest 1-204-632-6524.