November 28, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Kings of the Rings: 125 Years of the World’s Biggest Bonspiel
The tradition dates back to 1889, when curlers first came (toting their own rocks) to the Manitoba Curling Association’s annual bonspiel. Sean Grassie chronicles the long history of the MCA bonspiel.
Sean Grassie won the major Free Press trophy in 2011 and reached the MCA bonspiel championship final in 2012. Grassie qualified for the playoff round at the 2012 provincial men’s Safeway Championship. He won the 2009 Canadian mixed title and a bronze medal at the 2009 world mixed doubles.
Prairie Garden Committee
November 28, 8:00 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant
The 2013 Prairie Garden: Perennials
November 29, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
The University of Manitoba and Canadian Institutes of Health Research IRSC Café Scientifique presents HIV/AIDS in Manitoba: Global Strategies for a Local Problem.
An interactive panel discussion for non-researchers.
The majority of cases are in the over 40 age group, with over 63% contracted through heterosexual partners.
Panelists include Dr. Keith Fowke, Dr. Ken Kasper, and Tara Carnochan.
The Facilitator is Dr. James Blanchard.
Please join us for a lively discussion, debate, and refreshments.
Seating is limited. Please RSVP by e mail or 204.474.9020.
November 29, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
Rockpeople: Beyond Chester Creek
The author explores how to live meaningfully and serenely in the face of brokenness and the end-of-life challenges every human being must face.
Joel Carter is an accomplished Palliative Care specialist, author, storyteller and artist. He currently is medical director of a palliative care program in Minneapolis. Carter has been published in the Los Angeles Times, Reader’s Digest and the Annals of Emergency Medicine. He is the author of two previously published books including Lava Lamp Lessons: Writings, Stories, and other Free Associations and Rockpeople: A Chester Creek Inuksuit Anthology.