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August 15, 2014

Forum Art Open House l FarmFit 2014 l Keep Shining l Shows at The Cavern l Red Road Ink l her ART her VOICE l Folks For Fruit l Black Bottle Man l Dine in the Dark l Suicide Prevention: Connecting Canada l Farmers’ Feast l Brighten the Night l Woof Walk

August 23, 1 – 4
Forum Art Centre Open House, 120 Eugenie Street, Winnipeg

For Everything Art Fall Classes
Day, Evening, Weekends – 30+ artistic options.
Registration until September 7 or call 204-235-1069

We've been offering fine art instruction in a creative, relaxing atmosphere for over 50 years!

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August 24, 2:00 pm
Almost Urban Vegetables, 3893 Pembina Hwy

We're heading out to the farm for some functional fitness!

Almost Urban Vegetables is hosting FarmFit 2014. Teams of 4 (2 women and 2 men) will be participating in multiple events throughout the day.
CrossFit experience will be helpful, but not mandatory. Invite your friends!
Following the events, a farm fresh meal will be served.

$160 per team (includes meal), register here (Find FarmFit under "Passes")
All proceeds will be going to Kid Sport Canada.

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August 28, 7:00 pm - 2:00 am
The Pyramid Cabaret, 176 Fort Street

Keep Shining '14: A Benefit in Honour of Alex "Dee" Danyliuk.  Featuring:
The Revival, The Noble Thiefs, Sc Mira, Indicator Indicator, and The Max Osawa Quartet.

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The Cavern, 112 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 1Y5

August 28, 9:00 pm  5 bucks
KEZDET - elctro/alternative trio Jean, Kris and Ben - seasoned musicians from Manitoba and South Africa ready to show you what they've got.

PANAMAX - Many of you know Tim Hoover as Dj CO-OP and Curran Faris from Warsaw and Greenhouse but come see their new project!

Violent Screech - This settler from Louisiana starts a song with an emotion and tries to capture and repeat with his Violin.
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August 30
HOSPITAL BACK AT THE CAVERN WITH THE LOVELY AND TALENTED PERCEPTION CHECK!  THE BAND CONTAINS FIN, TODD LESAGE, JAIE SUTTON AND EL CATOLICO

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The Edge Gallery and Urban Art Centre, 611 Main Street

Opening  August 29, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
August 29 - September 3

Join us as we celebrate the opening of Red Road Ink - a show of new art work by Red Road Lodge (AKA The Occidental Hotel) artists Kevin Anderson, Leonard Bigetty, Pat Bruderer, and Ashli Roberts. With artist in residence René Joshi Sims.
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OPENING RECEPTION Sept 12, 2014, 7-10 pm
ARTIST TALKS: Every Saturday at 4:30 pm
September 12 - October 29

her ART her VOICE - works & word by Winnipeg's talented emerging female artists: Natasha Gusta, Crystal Nykoluk, Margerit Roger, Jessica Hodgson, Billie Proper, Maggie Ross, Shelley Vanderbyl, Jess Stacey- Sokulski, Gabrielle Funk, and Michelle Wilson.

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August 30, 7:30 pm - 1:30 am
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street
$10 Cash tickets at Hollow Reed Holistic and Organic Planet

Come Eat, Drink, Dance, And Be Merry!!  Folks For Fruit are having a showcase of talent to help Woodland Spirits fund raise for the planting of a food forest. 

Musical Performances by Sapphire Empire, Theo Tzu, JR, The Unbelievable Bargains
Artworks & Crafts For Sale by Hellzen, Prairie Roots (Kelly Frances) Kait Evinger, Indigo Gardens, Brit Mc, Jacobus van Houdt, Sarah Paradise, Travis. Tulyk & Silver How. 

We will accept donations for Seeds of Life Alliance’s project to bring sustainable agriculture practices to an impoverished region of Peru, working closely with one family.  Fruit trees are inter-planted with other perennials, each benefiting the system.  
Harvests will be donated to local charities, and made available for market.

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August 30 - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Berney Theatre (Asper Campus) 123 Doncaster St.

Mecca Productions Theatre and Performing Arts Centre presents Black Bottle Man.

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September 3, Reception:  5:30 pm l Dinner:  6:30 pm 
RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Avenue

The 3rd annual CNIB Dine in the Dark
Experience an Unforgettable Culinary Event!

Willing to step out of the ordinary to experience the extraordinary? 
Dine in the Dark is for you!
Let us take you on a journey of the senses in one of the most unique dinners you will ever experience.  Once Blindfolded let your senses take over and you’ll enjoy the smells, the sounds, the tastes and the textures in a way you never thought possible.
For tickets contact Glenda Gascoigne at 204-789-0947 or email 

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September 10
Connecting Canada

One World Connected is the theme that the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) chose for this year’s World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD).

Being connected with oneself, with others, and a community is critical to one’s well being.  Building connections is one of the pillars of suicide prevention, intervention and postvention.

On September 10 Canadians will gather to show their support for suicide prevention, to remember and celebrate the lives those who have died, comfort those who grieve and strengthen our connection with each other.  During WSPD we will remember that we are all connected to each other.

We invite everyone to find a way of connecting to WSPD to shine a light on this important issue, sending a message to those who are despairing, connection to those who are grieving and reminding us all that there is help, hope and people who care.

On September 10 CASP and Klinic will launch a website to help workplaces support suicide prevention; a resource to help people who might receive a call from someone who in distress.

This is also the theme for this year’s virtual suicide prevention conference, November 19 - 21, 2014.  To learn more about the virtual suicide prevention conference.

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September 11, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Rain or Shine
The St. Norbert Farmers’ Market

Sixth Annual Farmers’ Feast - Top Manitoba Chefs - The best of Manitoba’s Harvest

This gourmet, outdoor feast unites some of Manitoba’s best chefs with the freshest food from Manitoba’s fields and farms. With wine glass and napkin in hand, guests will wander through a harvest festival, tasting the very best of Manitoba’s chefs, brewers, farmers and food artisans, all the while enjoying live music throughout the evening. 
Meat dishes, luscious desserts, and chocolates.  
A delight of the senses, designed to help us appreciate the wonders of Manitoba’s foods.

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September 11, 6:30 pm
The Forks Market Plaza

Drs. Daya and Chander Gupta present Brighten the Night
A fun 5 km walk under the stars in support of the CNIB
Walk and win prizes!!
To register or volunteer or call 204-774-5421

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September 13, 12:30 pm
Kildonan Park
Registration in advance 730 B Century St.; also starts at 11 am
$10 per person, $25 per family

D’Arcy’s A.R.C.’s 4th annual Woof Walk   Fundraising walk, barbecue, silent auction, vendor market and a performance by the Wild Dogs Team.

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