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December 8, 2013

Holiday Adoption Fair, Craft & Bake Sale, Pet Holiday Photos l Adventure Travel Raffle 2013 l Solstice Celebration l Common Sense HOLIDAY Cabaret with Joseph Common & The Dark Sisters l The Naughty List with Chantel Marostica

HOLIDAY ADOPTION FAIR: Sprockett's Doggy Day Camp, Unit 7- 975 Thomas Ave
December 15, 11:00 am until 4:00 pm
Christmas photos with Santa Paws l  Craft sale 

Email to receive a list of drop-off locations or if you have any questions.
Drop off baked goods by December 14.
Volunteer bakers can prepare any baked good that they choose. 
Some examples are banana bread, cookies, cupcakes, or even dog treats!
How about baking some good recipes from Cesar Millan's website for Manitoba Mutts!

1. Identify ingredients, particularly wheat, spices, and nuts 
2. For dog treats, identify all ingredients in case of dog allergies
3. Package baked goods into small bundles

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Fort Whyte Alive - Adventure Travel Raffle 2013
1st Prize - South America Inca Discovery
2nd Prize Churchill Bear Country Adventure
3rd Prize Iceland Northern Lights
Boston Terrier & Pug Rescue of Southern Manitoba (BTPRSM) is selling tickets
Tickets are 3 for $10 
BTPRSM received 50% profit of all the tickets we sell through our rescue.
Draw Date is December 18, 2013 at 3 pm.

To purchase tickets, please email us or stop by one of our events or playgroups.

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Dancing the Sun: a Solstice Celebration
December 15, 3:00 pm
The Urban Forest Coffeehouse, 93 Albert Street
All are welcome.  Please join us as we gather once again to welcome and dance the sun and light the sacred fires, led by Stuart Farley and Katherine Bitney.  Bring your drums, fiddles, pipes, bells, lets sing and make some music.

We will be going downstairs, so please bring your indoor shoes or really thick socks. 
After the Rite we will have a potluck and make merry. 

It is  child friendly atmosphere, but not designed for children.  If you have a votive holder, or something to add to the community yule log decorations, bring them.  If you could note the ingredients of what you bring for the potluck, some folks have allergies, it will be appreciated.

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December 15, 8:00 pm until 10:00 pm  l doors open at 7:00
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street
The Common Sense HOLIDAY Cabaret is an evening of comedy, improv and music in the style of an old-school TV variety show redesigned for a modern audience.

Tickets are $15.00 and available at 1-866-943-8849 or website
A live variety show in two acts modelled after TV variety shows of the 60s and 70s. 

The host is local celebrity, Joseph Common, (John B. Lowe) reluctantly supported by his extended family of entertainers. Joseph’s singing nieces, The Dark Sisters (Sarah Constible, Trish Cooper and Erin McGrath) are featured performers, along with Joseph’s ex-wife, the controversial chanteuse, Constance Common (Marina Stephenson Kerr) and his nephew, Little Joe, (Cory Wojcik). The Talentless Lumps and the Macho Poo-Poo choir will also perform.
Music Director: Süss 
Stage Manager: Michelle Lagassé 
Guests include: Tobias Hughes, RobYn Slade, Jane Testar, Andrea del Campo, Ardyth Johnson,
Aileen Audette, Daina Leitold, Brenda McLean, Spenser Payne, Heather Russell, Alissa Watson,
Yanin Scott Cranwill, Alix Sobler, Greg Lowe, Randy Apostle, and many more.

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Hot Thespian Action Presents: The Naughty List
Gas Station Arts Centre, 445 River Avenue,
December 19, 8:00 pm until 10:00 pm   Get Tickets 
16 years and over

Hot Thespian Action is helping cut through the holiday smarm with a healthy dose of cynicism and inappropriateness. Come join us for a collection of our most adult, our most off-colour, and our least Santa-approved sketches from our 8 years together.
Brilliant local comedian Chantel Marostica will get the evening off to a nice adults-only start. 
Join us for Christmas baking and egg nog (one of the best ways to get rum into you). 

Okay maybe it's not all cold misanthropy: Bring a non-perishable food item for Winnipeg Harvest. 
But that's it for heart-warming! No warm hearts after that!
This show may be the only way to survive the cloying sweetness this holiday season!

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