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November 17, 2013

MEC SnowFest - FREE! l The Edge Fun-raiser - FREE! Shelmerdine: Christmas events, crafts & Photos with Santa! l Artists in Healthcare Manitoba: CD launch & Sylvia Kuzyk l The Gentle Barn: Thanksgiving with Pamela Anderson

MEC SnowFest - November 23, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm 
Mountain Equipment Co-op, 303 Portage Avenue
Free Clinics, Giveaways, Gear Swap, hot chocolate, coffee, cookies, and 
samples from Lara Bar, Taste of Nature, energy gels, and more. 

If you want to get outdoors and be active this winter, SnowFest is a great place to learn about different options, Alisa Birnie, Outreach & Learning Coordinator at MEC Winnipeg

Ø  Check out the latest snowsports gear.
Ø  Find deals at the MEC Winter Gear Swap.
Ø  Make your very own ‘outsiders beard’ and other fun crafts at the kids’ table.

Learn new skills and get the most current information at free clinics including: 
Ø  Nordic Waxing Clinics with CCSAM & CANSI
Ø  Get Informed & Get Outdoors with WST & AdventureSmart
Ø  Winter Running 101
Ø  Winter Cycling 101
Ø  SnowMotion – Skijor & Kick Sled with your pet

Meet local clubs, and find out about their activities and communities. 
Many will be giving away great prizes, for example:
Ø  Club D’Escalada de Saint Boniface is giving away climbing sessions
Ø  Winnipeg Search and Rescue is giving away adventure package
Ø  AdventureSmart is giving away adventure package

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THE EDGE FUN-RAISER
The Edge Gallery and Urban Art Centre, 611 Main Street
November 23, 2 - 10 pm - FREE!

snacks - refreshments - activities - vegetarian and meat lovers chili
Kids' activities, live music, SILENT AUCTION 

CHILI BOWLS - CUPS - MUGS - handmade by artists, including MIKE ASTILL, CRYSTAL NYKOLUK, MONICA MARTINEZ, JESSICA HOGESON and BERNARD BRAHMADA.
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SOFA SA (School of Fine Arts Student Association) Undergrads at the University of Manitoba
Show & Create 2013
Exhibition date November 29 to December 5
A variety of student work including 2D & 3D will be exhibited.

Reception date Friday, November 29, 7:00 pm - Guests can collaborate on a piece of art work that will be exhibited at the School of Fine Art's student lounge.

For more information please contact John & Shaylyn

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Extended hours: Mon - Fri: 9 am to 8 pm, Sat: 9 am to 5 pm, Sun: 11 am to 5 pm 

Decorating With Holiday Greenery
November 23, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Photos with Santa!
November 30, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM l December 1, 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Family, friends and pets are all welcomed! 
Just $10 per group and your photo will be emailed to you! 
All proceeds benefit Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg.

Storytime & Cookies with Mrs. Claus!
For children ages 3-8, enjoy hearing Mrs. Claus read a story and decorate a freshly baked cookie!  Every Wednesday and Friday at 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm 
$5 per child, make sure to pre-register for this special moment with Mrs. Claus!

Children's Craft Corner
December 21, 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM    $5.00 per child
Bring the kids to create and decorate a Christmas craft that they can give to a loved one!

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November 28, 8:00 pm until 11:00 pm (Doors open 7:30 pm)
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street (204-478-7275)

Artists in Healthcare Manitoba is proud to release its debut CD!
Tickets are $10 - online through The Park Theatre, from our musicians or at the door.

Hosted by Sylvia Kuzyk, Honorary Advisory Council Member of Artists in Healthcare.
It will be wonderful to see her again!!
With performances by:
Tim Cummings
Ron Halldorson
Lynn and Peter McClure
Aaron Shorr
Keith Price
Liz Goossen
Lois Gillespie
Vanessa Kuzina
Jess Reimer
William Grierson
Kristopher Ulrich
Shirley Grierson
Gilles Fournier

Listen to audio samples here - See what we do    video 1       video 2

Not only will this CD help spread the word about what we do, but it will also be given as a gift to patients!  For every CD we sell, we will give two away.
Come celebrate and support our organization!

With thanks to Long & McQuade Musical Instruments, The Winnipeg Foundation's 'Youth In Philanthropy' Program, Gillis Quarries, and all of our kind Indiegogo and Canada Helps donors.

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The Gentle Barn Foundation, 15825 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita, CA
Come celebrate life with us on November 28, Thanksgiving Day. 

Feed pie to all our turkeys, enjoy a delicious, candlelight, vegan dinner and participate in a Native American drum circle and bonfire. 
Come celebrate life, peace and gentleness with us at our table this year. 


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