November 24, 2015

A Classic Christmas l Grootmoeder's Fruitcake l Third + Bird Christmas Market l Remembrance and Action on Violence l Mar La'Mar l Luckygirl PopUp Shop l Steve Bell Christmastide l McNally Robinson: December Music & Events

December 5, 11AM - 4PM 
Fort la Reine Museum, Hwy 1 & 1A, 
East of Portage la Prairie, MB.

With purchase of one Adult admission online get 
one free child/youth admission

A Classic Christmas at Fort la Reine - Warm up with hot cocoa, and ring in the season with your whole family at Fort la Reine...a Christmas village on the Canadian prairies.
Come with friends and family and be transported back to the time of Charles Dickens, as your favourite characters from A Christmas Carol come alive in our holiday village. 
Take a Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride, and make a holiday craft in our old General store! 
Feel your toes tap and your heart sing as we've invited a Carolling Quartet and Handbell Troupe to bring on their festive cheer! 
To complete this magical holiday experience, Meet 'n' Greet with Father Christmas & his Forest Friends in the Fort.

December 5, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Prairie Theatre Exchange, Unit Y300 - 393 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3H6
Reserve your ticket 

Grootmoeder's Fruitcake, the 13th Annual Free Christmas show by the Rascals. 
We encourage you to bring a non-perishable food item for Winnipeg Harvest, 
and/or a financial donation for Habitat for Humanity.
See you there for a dose of clean improv comedy with a dash of nog.

December 5, 10 am - 4 pm 
782 Main Street, Winnipeg Centre Vineyard Church (corner of Main and Sutherland)
Tickets Available  Admission $3 / Kids 12 and under FREE / FREE onsite parking

Sorry no strollers, we do not have the 'foot space' to accommodate strollers
We offer two full floors of 50 local vendors, selling unique handmade items. 

Take a break in your day with food & drink from popular local food companies: Thom Bargen Coffee, Green Carrot Juice Co and Jonnies Sticky Buns. 
Expect a vibrant, eclectic environment with music to be enjoyed.

December 6, 6:30 p.m.
L.A. Barkman Park in Steinbach

Agape House invites you to attend our Annual Memorial Vigil where  we remember and honour the 14 women who were gunned down at Ecole Polytechnique in 1989, as well as the Manitoba women who have been killed by violence, and the more than 1000 missing and murdered Aboriginal women throughout Canada.

December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. 

We will be releasing sky lanterns. A limited number of lanterns will be available for purchase by those who wish to commemorate a loved one.  
Please contact us at 204-326-6062 for iinformation and to reserve a sky lantern.
All are welcome – together we can make a difference!

Over the past 30 years Agape House has sheltered thousands of women and children seeking refuge from domestic abuse, and has provided non-residential and follow-up supports and services. 

Agape House, Box 3130. Steinbach, MB  R5G 1P5
Local Crisis Line  204 346 0028 
Provincial Crisis Line  1 877 977 0007

December 10, 8:00pm
Black Hole Theatre, 220 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Black Hole Theatre Executive invites you to their holiday show/ party. 
Ballad of the Aging Actress, written by Daniel Tompkins and directed by Ian Bastin. 
Cultural icon Mar La'Mar is returning to perform the role written for her. Mar La'Mar takes you on a magical booze filled journey through her life using the songs of Judy Garland!
After the show the party is going to The Hub to drink and be merry!

December 12 at 11:00 am to December 13 at 4:00 pm
Luckygirl PopUp Shop, 210 - 70 Albert street, Winnipeg, Manitoba


December 17, 8:00 pm
Centennial Concert Hall
Tickets starting at $32   

Rei Hotoda, conductor
Steve Bell, vocals and guitar
Mike Janzen, piano and arrangements

Listen to one of Steve Bell’s albums, and you’ll discover a magic and artistry few singer / songwriters possess. His vibrant tenor voice, no less than his mastery of the guitar, shine through. Two Juno Awards are among the many recognitions he has received. Since 1989 Steve has performed over 1500 concerts to over a half million people in 15 countries.
Presented by Winnipeg Harvest; please bring non-perishable food items or a donation. 
In exchange you will receive a free download card for Steve Bell’s “Kindness” CD.

McNally Robinson: December Events 
Phone 204-475-0483  (Toll-Free 1-800561-1833)

Chloé Plamondon & Brian Zimmerman
Friday December 4, 8:00 pm

Michelle Anseeuw & John Einarson
Saturday December 5, 8:00 pm
60s/70s Favourites

Helen White Trio
Friday December 11, 8:00 pm

Bob Watts Trio
Saturday December 12, 8:00 pm

Nadia Douglas
Friday December 18, 8:00 pm
Jazz/American Standards

The Burton Trio
Saturday December 19, 8:00 pm

December 1, 7:00 pm
John Kos   Superstar Nutrients: The Stories You May Not Have Been Told: Keys to Youthfulness, Energy, and Well-Being
December 2, 7:00 pm
Judy Cook & Sonia Nadeau   When Dinosaurs Go Dancing
December 2, 7:30 pm
Roger Groening   Knuckleball
December 3, 7:00 pm
Orysia Tracz
First Star I See Tonight: Ukrainian Christmas Traditions
The first in-depth English-language book on Ukrainian Christmas traditions.  Orysia Tracz is a writer, researcher, translator, and speaker on Ukrainian culture. In this book she explains Ukrainian Christmas origins, their symbolism, and their continuation in Ukraine and around the world.
December 3, 7:30 pm
Dr. Hamid Naficy: Media Diplomacy Between Iran and the West: War by Other Means.
December 4, 7:00 pm
Julia Schettler & Sarah Neville  Fur Is Only Fur Deep
Julia Schettler is a Winnipeg writer and an advocate for adoption at 
Illustrator Sarah Neville is a Winnipeg artist at
December 5, Doors open at 2:50 pm in the Community Classroom
Free Korean Movie Screening  Movie TBA. Donations are welcome and appreciated.
All are welcome! 
Contact The Korea Times at 204-663-5051 or
December 5, 2:00 - 4:00 pm by the Cash Des
Winnipeg-born illusionist Darcy Oake   Behind the Illusion: Unlocking the 9 Types of Magic
December 6, 2:00 pm
Augustinus F. Lodewyks   When All Goes Quiet: Visions, Episodes, and Revelations
December 7, 7:00 pm
Hedy Leonora Martens   To and From Nowhere: The Story of Greta Ens

The first volume of this project, Favoured Among Women, was called a “detailed and touching portrait of a Mennonite woman during the harsh early years of Soviet Russia” (Winnipeg Free Press).

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