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May 24, 2015

Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Tours l Fred and Toody l Don Amero l Just for Cats l Cinema Carnival: Frightmares l Kokedama Workshop l Father’s Day Lunch l RTMF l Red River Ex l 2015 International Jazz Festival: Latin Night

Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, 426 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0C9

Downtown Tours

June 7 - September 13    
The Breakfast Club
Tickets: $30, Runs approx. 9:00 AM – Noon

Tour downtown’s most beloved breakfast spots – also includes a lovely Sunday morning stroll. Stops include Nick’s on Broadway, Prairie 360, Sana Souphouse, The Fyxx, Earls, Stella’s, Smith Restaurant, The Pint, and Carbone Coal Fired Pizza. 
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June 10 - September 26  
A Moveable Feast
Tickets: $40, approx. 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Take in the gorgeous view of some of downtown's most iconic buildings, architecture, and places on a five-hour bike ride, while enjoying great eats from local downtown restaurants. Route is approximately 7 KM. Stops include Waves Restaurant, East India Company, Nick’s on Broadway, Little Maria’s, ERA Bistro, The Pint, Muddy Waters, Little Sister Coffee Maker, Thom Bargen, The Fyxx, Café 22, Little Saigon, Promenade Café & Wine, Carbone Coal Fired Pizza, Clay Oven, and Earls. 
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June 11 - September 24
Tap In
Tickets: $30, approx. 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Discover some of the best beers downtown Winnipeg has to offer – and some of the trendiest places to drink them. Stops include Elephant & Castle, The Pint, The Keg, Carbone Coal Fired Pizza, Fools & Horses Coffee Co., Shannon’s Irish Pub, Tavern United, Rudy’s Eat and Drink, and Pony Corral. 
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June 12 - September 18
Patio Crawl
Tickets: $30,  approx. 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Summer nights are a hot commodity – one patio is never enough!  Grab your friends, soak up the sun and sip your favourite drinks. Stops include: Earls, Beachcombers, Carbone Coal Fired Pizza, Muddy Waters, Tavern United, Rudy’s Eat and Drink, Pony Corral, Clay Oven, The Met, The Old Spaghetti Factory, The Keg, and Elephant & Castle.

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West End Cultural Centre, 586 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3B 1Z8

June 9, Doors: 7:15, Music: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$17 at Music Trader, Folkfest music store, The WECC or online, $22 at the door

As founding members of Dead Moon and Pierced Arrows, Fred and Toody Cole are known not only as the grandparents of modern garage punk, but living proof that contrary to popular belief, rock & roll, like a fine wine, can get better with age.
Blackhound will be opening the show.
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June 12, 8:00 pm
Tickets $15 WECC, Music Trader, The Winnipeg Folk Festival Music Store, $20 at the door
Don Amero returns home with his brand new CD, REFINED.  It's a celebration of the launch of the new album where Don and his band will be sharing all the new music. 
William Prince, will be starting the night off at 8 pm.

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

June 10, 7:00 pm     Tickets
Just for Cats - A fantastically funny fest of the finest feline films from the ‘net. It’s going to be HISS-terical so get your claws on tickets today!  The Winnipeg Humane Society is calling all cat lovers to join them for the 2015 Just for Cats Internet Film Festival!

Come see your favourites on the big screen – including Lil Bub, Grumpy Cat, and some fresh-faced up and comers who are sure to be crowd-pleasers. 
The Just for Cats Film Festival is a fundraising event for The WHS, which takes in more than 5,000 cats every year.
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June 12, Doors open at 7 pm, 8:00 pm
Cinema Carnival: Frightmares is an awesome evening of short horror films from around the world. The night will feature an advance screening of Warren Nightingale's Mockingbird and an after party with The Webster Project. 

Do you like scary movies?...we hope you do, and good music too. All types of films will be represented, including animation, experimental, comedy-horror and of course Twilight Zone-esc, freaky, frightening horror movies. We even have a cool sci-fi short. Following the movies, The Webster Project will take the stage for the after party.

The Films...
Alexia -- Andrés Borghi
Brain Static -- Directed by Roger D. Wilson
Happy Meal Horror (with a side of chainsaw) -- Rocky Curby 
HELL NO: The Sensible Horror Film -- Joe Nicolosi
Inside -- Stuart Stanton
Last Video Store, The -- Cody Kennedy, Tim Rutherford
LOT254 -- Directed by Toby Meakings
Mockingbird -- Warren Nightingale
Phoenix, The -- Carmelo Zucco
Saturday the 14th -- Kristjan Lyngmo
Stitches -- Ben Kent
Zombie Baby of Niagra Street -- Paul Carvelli

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SHELMERDINE GARDEN CENTRE, 7800 ROBLIN BOULEVARD, WINNIPEG, MB R4H 1B6

June 11, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
$65 per person, all materials included. 
Please call 204.895.7203 ext 204 or email for more info or to register!

Kokedama originated from Japan where bonsai plants were grown in moss-covered spherical balls made of soil. Loosely translated, ‘koke’ means moss and ‘dama’ means ball. Gardeners have even tied string on the balls so that they can be suspended. A display of dangling moss-balls is called a ‘string garden’. Start your own string garden! 
This is a make-and-take workshop.
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June 20, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm 
$15 per child

Happy Father’s Day! Take your dad out on a date! Enjoy refreshments from our Garden Cafe while you create your very own stepping stone to take home!  Snacks, refreshments and all materials included.  Please call 204.895.7203 ext 204 or email to register.

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June 12, 8:00pm - 2:00am
The Good Will - Social Club, 625 Portage, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B2G4
$5 with purchase of an RTMF Ticket or $10 without! RTMF Tix $70

It's gonna be a banger so arrive early to make sure you don't get left outside!! We will also be having some sweet giveaways and contests so you might even walk away with some freebies!  Featuring: Baba Yaga - The Will To Power - Ghost Twin

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June 12 - June 21
Red River Exhibition Park, 3977 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R4H
In 2014, over 208,000 people came with their family and friends for entertainment, free concerts, agriculture experiences, shopping and the midway. Great value and lots of fun!

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June 12, 6:00 pm
Old Market Square Winnipeg, 283 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B
The annual kickoff weekend for the Jazz Winnipeg 2015 International Jazz Festival will again include the incredible Latin Night featuring performances by Meta-Clave, Marco Castillo, Combo Latino, The Mariachi Ghost and Papa Mambo.
Come early, stay late and dance the night away!

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