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November 9, 2014

Concert of Peace and Friendship l Oak Hammock & Santa l St. Raphael Wellness: Sherry Podolchuk l Porn Free WiFi l McNally’s: Rebelight l Sharon Bezaly l Book Club l Molly Peacock l Peter Denton l Catherine Macdonald l Theo Fleury l Johanna Stein l succulents & grasses

November 16 2 pm
Ukrainian Labour Temple, Pritchard and McGregor

Concert of Peace and Friendship
Everyone welcome!
Tickets: Phone 204-233-7116 or at door
$15.00 admission; $5 for 14 and under; free for 5 and under
Refreshments to follow
Presented by AUUC School of Ukrainian Folk Dance

Winston Wuttunee
Dabkeh and Dance Troupe - Prairie Palestinian Concert
Erudite - Winnipeg Russian Children’s Centre School
Andes del Sur
Crocus Métis Dancers
Yunist Folk Ensemble
The Festival Choir
School of Ukrainian Folk Dance - Association of United Ukrainian Canadians

Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre
phone: (204) 467-3300 or email

November 19 - 1 pm

Learn the basic of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) during this hands-on workshop. You will also learn about geocaching.
Workshop fee is $5 plus admission.
November 20 - 7 pm

Astronomer and astrophotography amateur Gilles Ferrand will explain how to capture the night sky; the type of telescope to use, the mountings to consider, the cameras, and basic processing. You'll have an opportunity to try your skills following the presentation.
November 29 - 12 to 3 pm

Santa is coming to Oak Hammock Marsh!
Take in games and activities and bundle up and ride our horse-drawn wagon across the marsh. Bannock and hot chocolate will also be available.

Nov 25, 11:30 am to 1:15 pm
Selkirk Golf and Country club 
Nov 27, 11:30 am to 1:15 pm
Norwood Hotel 
Both are lunch / fundraisers for St. Raphael Wellness Centre (addictions and counselling).

Sherry Podolchuk is the author of Women Not Wanted, the story of a female RCMP Officer who experienced workplace harassment and discrimination.  Her topic is about finding your voice in conflict and details some of her experiences over her tenure and the strategies she used to cope with the stress. 

Her message is to speak up against bullying, to learn what happens to the victims of bullying/harassment situations in the workplace and getting accountability for those involved. 

He spent 12-15 hours per day at the McDonald's because of the free Wi-Fi. Tonight, a sex offender is arrested - caught using free internet in public to download child pornography... Detectives say the 25-year-old spent the past two years using the free Wi-Fi at the McDonald's... He worked on his computer and was a known regular of sorts in the children's play area at the restaurant.  

According to federal officers, open Wi-Fi - like that at McDonald's and Starbucks - is being increasingly used to traffic child pornography and the sexual solicitation of children - serious criminal felonies that are hard to stop because of the anonymity offered by open Wi-Fi. 

Please sign the petition "We Demand Porn Free WiFi" on CitizenGO.

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McNally Robinson Booksellers Grant Park,  1120 Grant Ave.
Phone 204-475-0483    (Toll Free 1-800-561-1833)

November 23, 2:00 pm
Rebelight Publishing Group Launch, featuring: 
Suzanne Costigan launching her first novel for young adults, Empty Cup.
More than anything, Raven wishes for a knight to rescue her from a life of abuse. 

Melinda Friesen launching One Bright Future: Enslavement.
After global economic collapse, a law requires every citizen to accept a chip insertion.

Award winning non-fiction author Larry Verstraete launching Missing in Paradise.
What Nate discovers in a hidden box labelled, “Garden Supplies” baffles him.

November 24, 7:30 pm
Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Pre-Concert Chat hosted by MCO Music Director Anne Manson with Sharon Bezaly, God’s gift to the flute, discussing the MCO’s November 26 performance of two works from her recent record­ing, Pipe Dreams

November 25, 7:00 pm
Joanne Kelly’s Book Club - The choice is Caitlin Horrock’s This Is Not Your City: Stories
Call John at 453-0424, ex 227 if you have any questions.

November 26, 7:00 pm
Finding Andrew: A Mother’s Journey Through Loss and Recovery

The wall came down when Carole Penney Kuryk’s eldest child died in a work-place accident. We need to know how to survive loss, and the template that Carole offers is invaluable. 

November 27, 7:00 pm
Molly Peacock in conversation with Winnipeg International Writers Festival Director Charlene Diehl and signing Alphabetique: 26 Characteristic Fictions, a book of magical tales inspired by the lives of the letters of the alphabet. 

November 28, 7:00 pm
Technology and Sustainability

The developed world is obsessed with electronic gadgets and our changing climate. 

Peter Denton is an instructor and an ordained minister of the United Church of Canada. He was also an elected regional civil society representative to the United Nations Environment Programme for 2013–14.

November 29, 7:00 pm
Emma’s Gift

Emma learns that King’s Day is not only about exchanging gifts, it’s also about helping family and friends by giving your time. 

Many of Deborah L. Delaronde-Falk’s stories are historical in setting and focus on the life of the Métis people in early Canadian history. This is Deborah’s ninth book.

November 30, 1:00 pm
Catherine Macdonald in conversation with Terry MacLeod of CBC’s Weekend Morning Show
Put on the Armour of Light

Macdonald built a career on painstaking research and writing that garnered awards.

November 30, 3:00 pm
Conversations with a Rattlesnake: Raw and Honest Reflections on Healing & Trauma

Olympic and Stanley Cup champion Theo Fleury and world-renowned therapist Kim Barthel discuss healing from trauma and abuse. Fleury is passionate about sharing his journey. 

Prairie Ink Restaurant & Bakery Events:

November 25, 8:00 pm
How Not to Calm a Child on a Plane: And Other Lessons in Parenting from a Highly Questionable Source

If you want to learn why you should never attempt to play a practical joke in the hospital delivery room, then you’re in the right place. 

As a writer, director, and actor Johanna Stein’s work has been seen in The NY Times, Parents Magazine, CBS, Comedy Central, Disney, PBS, Nickelodeon, The Oxygen Network, The Movie Network, VH-1, and CBC.

November 26, 8:00 pm
Prairie Garden Committee, launch of The 2015 Prairie Garden

The 2015 Prairie Garden brings gardeners a double bill of exciting plant options  with both succulents and grasses featured. With an eye to Prairie conditions, specialists and gardeners present exceptional guidelines for growing and caring for these plant groups. 

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