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August 10, 2014

La Clemenza di Tito l Saffies’ Reading Day l Harvest Moon Festival l Walk/Run for Wildlife l AIDS Walk for Life

August 22 - August 23
St Boniface Cathedral, 190 ave de la Cathédrale
Tickets: $20 regular, $10 student
A portion of the proceeds will go to the revitalization of St. Boniface Cathedral.

August 22, 7:30 PM l August 23, 1:30 PM
Manitoba Underground Opera presents Mozart's final opera, La Clemenza di Tito, a story of sacrifice, and of love. Set in Ancient Rome, we follow the epic story of betrayal and love in the tumultuous empire.

Brendan McKeen conducts a stellar cast in a new production by Brenna Corner. 
Jan Nato
Tito Vespasiano
Vania Margani
Melanie Nicol 
Meghan Symon
Susan Watkins 
Stephen Haiko

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August 16
2 Girard Street Albert Beach, Manitoba, Victoria Beach, Manitoba R0E2C0
(204) 756-3846

You'll find everything you need at Saffies General Store up at Albert Beach, Manitoba: groceries, gas, fresh coffee, free Internet access... more than that, this is a place to meet a friend, catch up on cottage news...

For our Local Author's Reading Day we currently have 8 local authors:
-Gordon Arnold: Skippy's War
-Margaret Owen: The Homefront - Hopscotch and Heartache While Daddy was at War
-Greg McVicker: Through the Eyes of a Belfast Child
-Shelley Penziwol: From Asessippi to Zed Lake- A guide to Manitoba's Provincial Parks
-Barabara Lange: Through the Windows of a Train
-Anne Mahon: The Lucky Ones
-Bartley Kives: A Daytripper's Guide to Manitoba
-Paul H. Boge: Father to the Fatherless

Come out and meet these local authors in what will be a great day of literature!

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September 12 to 14
1 railroad avenue, Clearwater, R0K 0M0

Clearwater will once again host the 2014 Harvest Moon Festival!!
Early bird tickets until Sept. 1: Winnipeg (Organic Planet), in Clearwater (Clearwater Country Market), and Brandon (Two Farm Kids). 
Weekend Passes ($55 adult / $30 youth ages 12-17). 
Camping ($10 adult/$5 youth). 
Friday only ($25 adult/$15 youth). Saturday only ($35 adult/$20 youth). 
Mooner Pass (1-5 people, max 2 adults): $150 (does not include camping). 

Attend informative hands-on workshops, which are free with admission. There will be a children’s area, a jam session (bring your favourite instrument!), a fair-trade fair, a farmer’s market, and tasty locally produced food from a variety of exciting food vendors. 

Royal Canoe , DJ Co-op & DJ Hunnicutt, Ridley Bent, Pegggers Banquet, Del Barber, Les Jupes, Heartbeat City, Shotgun Jimmie, JD & the Sunshine Band, Yes We Mystic, French Press, Human Music, SC Mira, Naysa, SMRT, Kipp Kocay and his Band, and Slow Spirit!

The Festival helps support economic development and family farming in Southwestern Manitoba.  2014 is the International Year of the Family Farm.  We’ll be celebrating the tradition of family farming in a big way. Surrounded by the beauty of the Pembina Valley, this unique three-day festival is a celebration of the harvest season, the area’s rich cultural heritage, and the bond between rural and urban folks. 

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September 20, 9:00 am
St.Vital Park, Winnipeg
Tickets Available
Join Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre for the 2nd Annual Walk/Run for Wildlife! 
This is our main fundraiser; 100% of the proceeds go to help cover the costs associated with caring for injured and orphaned wildlife. 

Register for either the 5 km walk or 10 km run and collect pledges/donations for PWRC. 
Both individual or team registration is available.
Amazing prizes will be awarded to the top fundraisers.
A pancake breakfast (The Original Pancake House) will follow the event for all participants.

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September 21, 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

Nine Circles Community Health Centre is hosting
the Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life in Winnipeg. 
Entertainment, refreshments and a West End stroll to support Manitobans living with HIV.
11:30 am - Registration
12:30 pm - Opening Ceremonies 
1:00 pm - Walk begins
1:30 pm - Entertainment & Refreshments

As many as 71,300 people are living with HIV/AIDS in Canada. Over one quarter of them don’t even know. There is no cure and no vaccines to prevent new infections. When you have HIV/AIDS, life gets a lot harder. You can help.
This is a national awareness and fundraising event. Funds raised support direct programs and services for Canadians living with HIV/AIDS in their communities.

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