December 1, 2013

Thea's Diner Show of Support l FREE! JUST TV's 2013 Annual Showcase l Multicultural Food Fare & Holiday Concert l Lite Up a Life l FREE! Sing-a-Long Christmas Concert l Bethlehem's Big Night

Thea's Diner, 133 Main St, Morris, Manitoba R0G 1K0
December 8, 10:00 am

I'm sure most of you have heard the news about Thea's Diner in Morris and the racial discrimination against her restaurant. You probably also know that this is the same location that a gay couple closed shop earlier this year after receiving homophobic discrimination by certain people in the town. 

Well, it's happened again. Thea's Diner has decided to close down, feeling defeat. I am disgusted to hear this happened once, let alone a second time. 

I would like to propose an idea. I am going to Thea's Diner to show support, love, and compassion. Perhaps it won't prevent her from closing shop. But at the very least hopefully it will make a statement to those who have pushed her and the previous couple to their breaking point, that no amount of hate will ever be tolerated. 

To idly stand by is as much a crime and this indifference, racism, homophobia, cannot continue.  
Stop wanting change, Stop hoping for change, Be the change! 

So, if anybody would like to join me in showing support please, come to Morris and have some delicious Carribbean cuisine. If you don't that's ok, at the very least share this. Let people know because other people may want to come. - Derek Scherbain

December 11, Doors open at 7:15, show at 7:45
West End Cultural Centre, 586 Ellice Avenue
To request FREE tickets please call 204-421-9253

Live performances, documentaries, music videos, prizes, and more!
JUST TV is an after school gang-prevention program that engages youth from 16-24 years of age in professional audio and film production out of the Broadway Neighbourhood Centre.

Westminster United Church, Westminster Ave.
December 11
5:00 PM Multicultural Food Fare
7:30 PM Holiday Concert
This event is held in benefit of the Schizophrenia Society. 

Come savour mouth-watering delights from all over the world. There will be lots of food and desserts. Free entry and cost of food varies per item.

Our concert is back!! It was named the best holiday concert in Winnipeg in 2012! 
Tickets can be purchased from Into the Music, Music Trader, McNally Robinson or the MSS office on 4 Fort Street for $15.  For more information Sangeetha Nair 204-786-1616 or email
award-winning Latin Band, Trio Bembe
French Canadian artist, Kelly Bado
Winnipeg Youth Chorus
Country Gospel Band, Lilies of the Field

December 11, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Brummitt-Feasby ALS House, 106 Kirby Drive

Join us for the lighting ceremony for ALS Society of Manitoba's Lite Up a Life Campaign. 
The Brummitt-Feasby ALS House is for persons living with ALS / Lou Gehrig’s Disease and their families.  This house is the first of its kind in North America. 
Lighting ceremony will include a tour of ALS House, holiday music, stay for coffee, hot chocolate and treats.  For info call 204-831-1510 or email 

December 12, 2013 at 7:30 PM
Lutheran Church of the Cross, 560 Arlington Street  (204-775-0331) or email 

An Old Fashioned Winnipeg Sing-a-Long Christmas Concert with the Westwood Community Band (Owen Clark, Director). 
No admission charge - free will offering in benefit of Lutheran Church of the Cross.

Kilcona Park Alliance Church, 1977 Norris Road   (204-222-7384) or email 
December 12 to 15, from 7:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Call 204-222-7384 for tickets.

Bethlehem's Big Night is a fun, upbeat musical that tells the Christmas Story through music, drama and comedy. Something big is happening in Bethlehem! Join in this family evening of exploring what it might have been like to be in Bethlehem that night.

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