April 11, 2015

TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes l Starry Night Gala l Dogs!! l Mutts’ Run Your Heart Out l Improv Festival l MBFOM Spring Sale l Retro Gamers l Elephant Revival l Craft & Vendor Show & Swap l Empow(HER)ment / White Girl Wasted l Friday the 13th l Book Awards

Frances South
June 14, 9:00 am, Registration 9:00 am
Walk starts 10:30 am
Assiniboine Park, Lyric Theatre
Walk Length: 5 or 7.5 km
After the walk there will be food, music and prizes!
Email Vicki or phone 204-953-4479

Meet Frances, a JDRF youth ambassador who has to live with type 1 diabetes:
 I am the “take steps towards a cure type”. By fundraising for JDRF, I am committed to helping JDRF fund crucial research into cures, better treatments for and prevention of type 1 diabetes (T1D). What type are you? Be the putting your dollars to work type by clicking the "Support Me!" button. 

To support Frances simply click here
Please enter the name: Frances's Family & Friends, then click on Frances to support her
There’s a great video on her page!! 
The TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes provides individuals touched by type 1 diabetes (T1D) the opportunity to unite with others and to raise funds for research focused on curing, treating and better preventing T1D.

Over 45,000 Canadians walk, share stories, and connect across Canada and become one community with participants in six other countries!
It’s an event for the whole family!
April 25, 6:30 pm Cocktail Reception
RBC Convention Centre

A Starry Starry Night Gala 2015 for Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund
For more information contact: Dorothy Ross or 204-953-4477
Unable to attend and would like to make a donation: A Starry Starry Night Gala 2015

April 17 - April 19
Pet Valu - 27 Marion Street, Winnipeg, MB 
Join the Boston Terrier & Pug Rescue of Southern Manitoba (BTPRSM) and Rescue Siamese and Stray Cat Rescue for the Pet Valu National Adoption Weekend. 
The whole month of April Pet Valu Marion will be collecting money, food and supplies for both rescues. The money will be split equally between both rescues. 
April 17 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
April 18 and April 19 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

April 25, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Viscount Gort Hotel, 1670 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 0C9
Winnipeg Lost Dog Alert's 3rd Annual Awareness Event
Dogs are welcome to this event. They must be dog friendly and up to date on their shots.
Learn all about WLDA!!  Microchipping, dog treats, dog beds, home baking, and more!

April 26, 9:00 am and 9:45 am
St.Vital Park, site 4

Manitoba Mutts Dog Rescue’s 3rd Annual Run Your Heart Out 
5k fun run - Everyone is welcome, bring your furry friends!
We are offering 2 options to accommodate everyone!
9:00 am - Fun Run - If you're in a more serious run.
9:45 am - Walk - If you're walking, and having a little extra fun.
Sign up here now!  Please ensure that you sign up for the appropriate time.
Group discounts available - Prizes for top pledge earners - After race snacks

April 23 - April 25, 7:00 pm
Tickets: $10 Adult / $5 Student & U of W Faculty and Staff / Free Performers
University of Winnipeg, Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, 515 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B

We are delighted to announce the 2nd annual U of W Improv Festival! We will be joined by performers from Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, Regina, Toronto, Vancouver, and Victoria!

There will be a Sampler Show at the Kings Head on Tuesday April 21.
This event is wheelchair accessible. Elevators are located in Lockhart Hall.
There are gender-inclusive washrooms.

April 25, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
River East Arena, 1410 Rothesay St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2G 1V5
Free admission / Cash only

Manitoba Families of Multiples Spring Sale (MBFOM) Spring Sale 2015
Semi-Annual Used Clothing & Toy Spring Sale

April 25, 10:00 am
Soul Sanctuary, Winnipeg, Manitoba
$5, at PNP Games, Galaxy Comics, Planet of Sound, Primos Collectibles and 
Diamondbomb Collectables in Thirsty's Flea Market!  Find Tickets  
All ages welcome!
Retro Gamers Unite 2015
Winnipeg's retro video game convention! Vendors, Gaming, Prizes, Cosplay and more!  

April 25, 8:00 pm
West End Cultural Centre, 586 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1Z8
$25.00 plus fees - the Winnipeg Folk Festival Music Store and Ticketmaster 

Elephant Revival, a soulful, seductive quiver of songwriters and multi-instrumentalists. Daniel Rodriguez, Bonnie Paine, Dango Rose, Sage Cook and Bridget Law have herded in a neo-acoustic gyptic revival.

April 25, 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Winnipeg Evangelical Free Church, 500 Lagimodiere Blvd. 

The Spring Family Craft & Vendor Show 2015
Tons of local talent, businesses, and products made just for you! 
All are welcome to come shop, even if you are not participating in the swap. 
-Shannon Carten with Sugar by Shannon
-Althea Guiboche with Got Bannock?
-Our Swap volunteers: fruit and juice boxes, sold at 50 cents each.
THE SPRING SWAP for Kids Clothing & Toys
April 25  Drop off time is 9-11 am
You will get a ticket to get back in for the swap between 12 pm - 1:30 pm
Children are welcome but no childcare provided 
Have a coffee or tea, do a little shopping, and then at 12 pm, show your ticket to take away the items that your family needs!  Leftovers will be donated to local family charities.
~ Bring pre-sorted, clean, freshly laundered, excellent condition clothes.
~ Bring Your Own Bags and take only what you need for your family. 
~ To prevent bedbugs, place bagged items in your trunk; toss in dryer for a half hour!

The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9

April 25, 6:00pm - 11:00pm  Doors 7pm/8pm show
Two shows one ticket $15, from the acts or online
The Producers of "The Drunk Show" and "Queer and Present Danger" 
Present back to back shows with an all female line up.

Empow(HER)ment: A celebration of women in comedy features local Powerhouses 
Dana Smith and Amber Daniels featuring special guest Anjali Sandhu and the ladies of Outside Joke, Jane Testar, Robyn Slade and Andrea Del Campo. Hosted by Tim Gray, with Headliner Chantel Marostica 

Followed by: White Girl Wasted  10:30 pm show - All new sets drunk show styles to show the crowd one more time how empowered they really are.  With host Chantel Marostica featuring Tim Gray, Cathy Herbert, Dana Smith and Melanie Dahling
April 26, Happy Hour 5:30 - 7:30 - Select Draft $4.50 all night or till sold out
6:00 pm - Game Lounge - Pop up Restaurant 7 - Screening 9
Admission $5
Movie Night & Game Lounge is proud to bring you another installment of our cult film series, Friday the 13th. This month's film has spawned more sequel's than any other, and is celebrating its 35th anniversary. 

Our restaurant serves the classiest assortment of grilled cheese sandwiches to compliment the cheesiness of these cult films. The earlier you come the more raffle tickets you'll get!

Aril 25, 6 pm Cocktails / 7 pm Show
Marlborough Hotel, Skyview Ballroom

You are formally invited to the 2015 Manitoba Book Awards!
Free - Please RSVP to reserve your seats!     204-944-8013
This year's event promises to be the best one yet, with a new venue and a 1920's theme!
Dress in your 20's best and mingle with the literary elite as we celebrate the best in Manitoba writing, publishing and designing.
Costumes are not mandatory, but are strongly encouraged!

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