Karachi Backwaters: My Love Affair with Boats and Other Adventures
This is a tale of close friendships, adventure and a boy’s obsession with boats. The author takes you on a journey that begins when he was a lad, leading up to adult life and the quest for adventure and building boats from scratch.
Wayne Croning was born in Karachi, Pakistan in the early 1960s and spent many summer days boating by the shores of the Arabian Sea.
April 22, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
10 Ways to Stay Broke...Forever: Why Be Rich When You Can Have This Much Fun?
From the founders of GoldenGirlFinance.com comes a new book on how to get your financial house in order and enjoy the freedom and happiness that comes with a secure financial future.
Laura McDonald and Susan Misner explain the things we do to stay broke and what should be done instead.
April 23, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
Born of Courage
When their father is kidnapped two brothers take on the perilous and almost impossible task of finding him.
Walfried Jansen was born in Paraguay. His parents immigrated to Winnipeg in 1957. Jansen moved to Thompson where he worked as a chemist. An award winning poet, he has three books of poetry to his credit. The Sharp Edge of North earned a nomination for the Most Promising Writer award.
The West Kildonan Collegiate Literary Magazine
April 24, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
A medium for showcasing the creativity of our students. In this inaugural edition, we put out a call for submissions of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. In coming years we hope to include visual art. Submissions are blind peer-reviewed and the magazine is designed and laid out by students.
The theme for this first edition is “Beginnings.”
April 24, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
Gardening Talk: Growing Lilies - It’s Easy
John Rempel is a life member of the Charleswood Garden Club and past president of the Manitoba Regional Lily society. Rempel has grown lilies for the last 20 years and has been hybridizing them for the last 12 years. His aim is to increase the gene pool of trumpet and orientpet lilies hardy to Zone 3. This talk will be interesting to those who would like to know the fundamentals of plant breeding.