Children living with disabilities will be the beneficiaries of a flea market fundraiser on Feb. 4 and 5. Manitoba Riding for the Disabled Association, which provides therapeutic horseback riding, is holding its 18th annual fundraiser at Assiniboia Downs on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $5 per person, children under 12 are free, and parking is free. For more information, call MRDA at 204-925-5905 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Bud, Spud and Steak is being held to raise money to help children living with congenital heart defects. The Circle of Hearts is hosting the fundraiser at the Tijuana Yacht Club, Polo Park CanadInn, on Feb. 4 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. A ticket that includes a chicken dinner is $20 while a steak dinner is $25. The event also features closed-envelope cash prize draws, a 50-50 draw, door prizes and a grand prize of two round trip flights to Churchill and a 55-inch television. For those not able to attend, $10 support tickets are being sold. Deadline for the tickets is Jan. 31 and they can be purchased by calling 204-918-5308 or emailing email@example.com.
An annual pancake brunch meeting is being held by the Manitoba chapter of the Canadian Celiac Association on Feb. 4. The meeting, at Maranatha Church, 910 Sturgeon Rd., is between 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Guest speaker will be from Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers discussing about the food value and nutrition in their products. As well, a Gluten Free 101 class for people newly diagnosed with celiac disease is between 9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Brunch is $5 per person, free for children under 12. The organizers are asking people to bring a donation of gluten free food for Winnipeg Harvest. For more information, call Donalda at 204-832-5590.
A Hawaiian-themed fundraiser could end up with you winning a getaway to Hawaii. The Alzheimer Society of Manitoba is holding its A Night to Remember in Hawaii 2017 gala at the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg on Feb. 9. The gala features a complimentary bar, gourmet dinner and wine, lively entertainment, silent and live auctions, and raffle prizes — along with a one-week dream getaway trip for two to Hawaii. Tickets cost $220 with a half tax receipt on the charitable portion. To buy tickets, call Kim at 204-943-6622 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Congress of Black Women of Manitoba are hosting a cultural awareness workshop on Feb. 21. The workshop, titled “Building a common vision: Multiculturalism and peacebuilding in Manitoba,” is being held at the Viscount Gort Hotel from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $60 for adults and $30 for seniors. To purchase tickets, call 204-775-4378 or email email@example.com
The Children’s Wish Foundation will hold its annual Shiver Ball Gala fundraiser on Feb. 24. The event, held in the Grand Ballroom at the Delta Winnipeg hotel, features dinner, a live and silent auction, and entertainment by Keith and Renee. Tickets cost $200 and can be purchased by calling Allie at 204-289-2992 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba’s annual In the Mood Gala is being held Feb. 25 at the Hotel Fort Garry. Tickets cost $200 for an individual and $275 for a patron with money raised going to education and support for youth, parents and others living with depression. For tickets call Charlotte at 204-942-8715 or 204-295-5077.
The Cerebral Palsy Association of Manitoba is holding its only fundraiser — the Stationary Bike Race — on March 11. The race, held at the Wellness Institute, 1075 Leila Ave., starting at 9:30 a.m., sees each person on 14-member teams cycle for 25 minutes and raise money in pledges. To register call Sarah at 204-982-4811 or email email@example.com. There is also a stationary bike race being held in Brandon on March 18 at the Towne Centre starting at 10 a.m. Call David to register at 204-982-4842 or firstname.lastname@example.org.