December 4, 2013

All Aboard for the Holidays l Westminster Children’s Christmas Sale & Baroque Christmas Concert with Canzona l Holy Trinity's Christmas Services l Koats for Kids l CBC Harvest Hope l Broadway-First Baptist's Clothesline Sale

Rail Travel Tours Presents All Aboard for the Holidays
Winnipeg Railway Museum, in Winnipeg’s VIA Rail Canada Union Station, 123 Main Street

It is all decked out for the holiday season with lights and decorations.
The museum’s gift shop is stocked with model trains, railway books and collectables for rail enthusiasts of any age on your holiday shopping list.

Museum hours for December 5 – 29, 2013 are:
Thursdays from 7 pm to 10 pm (which will be great to see the lights!)
Saturday & Sundays from 11 am – 4 pm
Free for age 6 and under; 7 - 15 is $3.00 and 16 and up is $5.00 per person.
  • Learn about railways winter operations
  • See video presentations of snow plows in action
  • See Winter railway uniforms
  • Learn about the unique Tri-pod telegraph pole lines on the Hudson Bay lines
Contact Daryl Adair (204) 897-9551

Westminster United Church, 745 West­min­ster Avenue

Decem­ber 7, 2013  Westminster Children’s Christmas Sale

West­min­ster Church provides a chance for chil­dren to shop and wrap gifts for every­one on their lists without spend­ing much. Mean­while, their adults can relax in the Lib­rary with a cup of tea or cof­fee and a dessert, and enjoy the serenity of our lovely church.

Dona­tions of items – any­thing you think a child might like – are welcome.
We also need wrap­ping paper, rib­bon, tags, and bags.

Please drop off your dona­tions at the Church office. Call the office at 204–784-1330
December 17, 7:30 to 9:30 pm
Manitoba Chamber Orchestra presents a Baroque Christmas Concert with Canzona choir

We're teaming up with Winnipeg's baroque vocal ensemble, Canzona (celebrating 25 years), and guest conductor David Fallis for a holiday treat. Fallis is Canada's leading interpreter of baroque choral repertoire.

Holy Trinity Anglican Church, corner of Donald and Graham, invites you to
Pipes Alive organ recitals on Dec 10 and 17 at 12:10 pm
Carols and Candles, which is a big sing-a-long, on Dec 22 and 23 at 7:00pm

You are also welcome to spend Christmas Eve with us, as we celebrate the birth of the baby Jesus with three Communion Services.

Our first begins at 12:00 pm. from the Book of Common Prayer, and will feature favourite carols accompanied by the Holy Trinity Organ. 

Our second is at 5:00 p.m., and features favourite carols, led by our band Heart's Refuge.  This is a great service for your children, particularly the younger ones who have pre-Christmas energy.

Our third is at 11:00 p.m. from the Book of Common Prayer.  This is a service that is both solemn and joyful and features the full choir and organ.    A sample of our choir 

Union Sound Hall, 110 Market Avenue, Winnipeg
December 11, 9:00 pm - 2:00 am

 $10 in advance and available at door, donation tickets also welcome 

All proceeds from event will go towards purchasing new coats for kids
A donation box will also be available for used adult coats 

Silent auction & prizes for singing your heart out!

To reserve your song email or FB message Tyson Caron

Help CBC Harvest Hope next Friday
Friday, December 13  on CBC Radio One 89.3 FM

Join us in Harvesting Hope. CBC Manitoba is dedicating an all-day effort on CBC Radio OneCBC News Winnipeg and to support the province's largest food bank, Winnipeg Harvest.

CBC Radio One is challenging its audiences to donate infant formula in addition to monetary donations for the food bank. 
Each month, Winnipeg Harvest provides emergency baby formula to over 1600 babies under the age of one. There is never enough infant formula to meet the demand.

Drop off infant formula donations to 
CBC Manitoba, 541 Portage Ave, Mon to Fri, 9 am – 5 pm.
Broadway-First Baptist Church, 790 Honeyman Ave. @ Walnut St. (204-783-4413) or email
December 21, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

"Broadway-First Baptist Church invites you to their Clothesline Sale of good, pre-owned clothes - something for everyone. The prices are right!
We have been in operation for over 10 years. 

On the third Thursday, of every month, September to June from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 
All proceeds support a childrens' feeding program in Haiti.