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February 26, 2016

Seniors l open mic comedy l Amber Dawn l Forum Art Show l LITE Casino l St. Paddy's Bingo Bowl l Fashion l Doreen Girard & Scott Fitzpatrick l Development Seminar l Circus Club l Frank Deer l World of Wheels l The Big Sociable

Before the Bridge Senior K-9 Rescue Inc., Box 11, Stony Mountain, Manitoba
(204) 295-0955

February 29, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
River Ridge Retirement Residence, 50 Ridgecrest Crescent

Seniors loving seniors - meet some of our adoptable dogs!

We are ALWAYS in need of foster homes. We do not have a shelter so we are completely reliant on our fosters so we can help as many dogs as possible! 
We are willing to work with you and find a dog that would fit your home. If you are at all interested we invite you to fill out our foster application or contact us with any questions or concerns. THANKS!
Fosters: foster.beforethebridge@gmail.com

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March 1, 8 pm
Jekyll and Hyde's Freehouse, 437 Stradbrook Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba 

Women's open mic comedy is back!
Hosted by Dana Smith
Bring your friends, family & coworkers and get them to laugh for once!! 
Suggest coming early for a seat and even earlier for an open mic spot (7:30-8) 
Bottles of wine on special and probably some food specials to soak up the booze. 

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March 5, 7 PM
McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 2A6
Phone 204-475-0483  (Toll-Free 1-800561-1833)

Can poetry be a form of resistance? Can poetry help us heal ourselves and our communities? Amber Dawn will be reading & signing How Poetry Saved My Life: A Hustler’s Memoir and Where the words end and my body begins as texts to explore poetry as an activist and healing tool.
Presented by The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture at the UofM and the Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies at the UofW.
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March 6, 2 PM - 5 PM
Room 2M70, Manitoba Hall, University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue

Social Justice Poetry Workshop with Amber Dawn
Can poetry help us locate ourselves within this broken world?
We’ll explore our own lived experiences and values that may be underrepresented or stigmatized in the world around us.
This workshop is for writers who wish to explore intersectional identities of gender, race, class, ability, sexual identity and survivor experiences, and how we can heal.
Both established and new writers welcome. Please email to register.

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March 12, 12 - 1 pm  Youth Fresh Take Art Show
March 12, 1 - 4 pm  Open House & Spring Registration

Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba
(204) 235-1069
All are welcome

For Everything Art this Spring classes start April 4
Abstract Watercolours; Acrylic; The Art of Handmade Paper; Children's Art; Creative Acrylics, Drawing: Still Life, Figure, Portrait & Perspective; Handbuilding Pottery for Seniors; The Essentials in Drawing; Handbuilt Pottery; My Munchkin & Me Art Making; Manga, Comics & Visual Development; Mixed Media & Still Life; Chalk Pastels – Dry Painting; Portrait & Life Drawing; Silk Painting & Dying; Teens Art; Watercolour; Try Them All – Art Exploration; Water Soluble Oils; Wheel Throwing & Handbuilding Clay; Youth Animation.
For 51 years we’ve been offering fine art instruction in a creative, relaxing atmosphere!
Day, Evening, Weekends – 30+ artistic options. Free parking & wheelchair access. 

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March 12, 8 PM - 1 AM
Manitoba Hydro, 360 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba
Tickets

LITE up the NITE Casino Royale  
For the first time, LITE Local Investment Toward Employment is hosting a lavish evening of glitz and glam - our very own Casino Royale infused with inspiration from Monte Carlo. 
We're offering a night of casino-style gaming, Jamil the DJ, Casati jazz trio, a welcome cocktail, hors d'oeuvres, sweet treats and a Birchwood Luxury Car Auction - drive a Landrover, BMW, infiniti or Lexus for a year! 

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March 12, doors open 7:15 / Game 8 PM - 10:30 PM
Windsor Lanes
678 Elizabeth Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2J 1A4

Tickets are $15.00 each for Bowlers.
(Includes 3 Bingo Bowl Games, Shoe Rental, unlimited pop and social type lunch)
Non-Bowlers/Supporter Tickets are $5.00 each.
Each ticket also includes late night lunch, dessert and unlimited soft drinks throughout the event. 

St. Paddy's Bingo Bowl Fundraiser 2016
There is fun for all ages, plus prizes for the team winners in each Bingo Bowl Game! 
There will be a Silent Auction, Door Prizes and a 50/50 Draw and more!!! 
All monies raised support the Boston Terrier & Pug Rescue of Southern Manitoba.
If you would like to book a lane, or for Silent Auction Donations, please email 

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March 18, 8 PM / Fashion show 8:30 PM - 5 AM
The Planit Restaurant & Lounge, 285 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Tickets are $10.00 - deadline for reservations is March 12  
You may purchase tickets by calling 204-772-0604 or by emailing 

JK Apparel & Maria's Hair & Tan Presents: A Fashion Fundraiser
A Fashion Show, Go-Go Dancers, Food and Drink Specials, lights, dancing and live DJ's. 
We are organizing a fundraiser for my sister-in-law Sandy who passed away unexpectedly. Her funeral services expenses are well beyond her estate and she is currently in Chapel Lawn awaiting her final resting place. 
The event will be a celebration of Sandy’s life! ~ Mercedes Dawn

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March 13, 9 PM
The Handsome Daughter, 61 Sherbrook St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2B2
Admission is $8 / New Greenhouse Cassettes will be available at the show.  

Doreen Girard is known in Winnipeg as one third of the experimental piano trio Burden and for her involvement in Grimhorse, Ceremonial Shrouds, Sphagnum, et al.
Greenhouse, release for cassette album The Sound the Sky Makes (Bonzer Records)

Scott Fitzpatrick is known for his organizational efforts in Winnipeg’ s Experimental Film scene with Open City Cinema and the Winnipeg Underground Film Festival. he will be performing a piece called "Second Star".

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March 13, 1 PM - 3 PM
2nd floor - 125 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0W4
$25 per Artist

Professional Development Seminar: Building Your Budget for an Exhibition
Know your expectations and be prepared! Every gallery, commercial, rental, or funded gallery, operates differently.
Learn what you need to budget for and make a plan that works for you!
To register email Jordan Miller, Visual Artist & Art Consultant, or call 204.944.0809

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March 13, 3 PM - 5 PM
Gas Station Arts Centre, 445 River Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0C3
Tickets $10 at the Gas Station, Toad Hall Toy, the Winnipeg Circus Club or Charles Lauder

Winnipeg Circus Club 4th Annual Showcase Spectacular!
The show includes aerial acts, hoop acts, juggling acts, unicycling and at least one clown. 
Our special guest finales are Aerialist Liz Cooper and contortionist Samantha Halas! 
Delectable bake sale and amazing prizes to be won in the raffle. 

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March 16, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tier Building - University Of Manitoba, Room: Tier 307, Winnipeg, Manitoba

UMNATV Winter Colloquium 2016: Frank Deer
"Indigenous Languages: A Study in Culturally Relevant Sustainability"

Dr. Frank Deer, assistant professor in the UofM’s Faculty of Education, earned a PhD in Educational Administration from the University of Saskatchewan in 2008, after obtaining a B.Ed and M.Ed from the University of Manitoba. Frank has served as a classroom teacher in the Frontier School Division and the Winnipeg School Division. He is currently the Faculty of Education’s inaugural Director of Indigenous Initiatives.

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March 18, 3 pm - 10 pm, March 19,  10 am - 10 pm, March 20 10 am - 6 pm
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, 375 York Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J3
Tickets Children 5 and under free / discount tickets for children 6-12 at Piston Ring

Check out Manitoba’s Best Hot Rods, Customs, Trucks & Motorcycles at the 42nd Annual Piston Ring World of Wheels!

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March 18, 8 PM - 11:40 PM
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9
Tickets   $10

The Big Sociable - An Evening of Irish Songs & Stories 
Step into the parlour with Winnipeg’s premiere Celtic rock band, the Dust Rhinos, joined by some of Manitoba’s finest artists, as they lead you through an evening of music and stories that will make you long for the Emerald Isles.

At its heart, The Big Sociable is a Celtic music sing-a-long show for all ages. This is your opportunity to be a part of Winnipeg’s newest tradition from its first note.

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