May 8, 2016

Rummage Sale l Art Show l Rainbow Flag Raising l LGBTTQ* Commercials l Doors Open l Blessing the Red l Mark Forward l Wolseley Festival l Garage Sale l Color Me Rad 5K l BBQ l Paint Party l Immigrant Fair l Naheed Nenshi l Treasure Peterson l Open Mic

May 14 – May 15
1383 Spruce Street, Winnipeg, MB R3E 2V8, Canada

Craig Street Cats Spring Rummage Sale is a no miss event! 
This year we have lots of indoor and outdoor space to display our wonderful wares.

If you're clearing out your garage, attic, storage shed or basement, please bring your gently used items for the sale on May 10 & 11, from 7 to 9 pm. 
Please DO NOT drop off items at the adoption centre.

Quarry Park Heritage Arts Centre, 166 Main Street, Stonewall, Manitoba R0C 2Z0
The Interlake Juried Art Show 2016
Artist Reception May 13 6 pm - 8 pm
Awards and Closing Ceremony May 15 3 - 4 pm

Exhibition (Open to the PUBLIC): May 14 11 am - 5 pm & May 15 10 am - 3 pm 
for more information Bev Galbraith, 204-467-9991   email

May 27 at 12 PM - 12:30 PM
Winnipeg City Hall, 510 Main Street, 
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1B9

Kick-off the Pride Festival with 
the official Rainbow Flag Raising Ceremony! 
This free, all-ages event features greetings from 
Mayor Brian Bowman and members of Pride Winnipeg. 
Refreshments served by Chocolate Zen Bakery and High Tea Bakery, in partnership with Beyond Flowers and Just_In Couture.

May 27: shows at 7 pm AND 9 pm
Bandwidth Theatre, 587/585 Ellice Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1Z7
Tickets $10 available online / Schedule

Best International LGBTTQ* Commercials: 2016 Edition
The Annual fundraiser for Winnipeg's LGBTTQ* Film Festival has returned with a brand new lineup of commercials and it's better than ever! 
We're kicking off Winnipeg Pride Week with REEL PRIDE! 
This year's best commercials from around the world will make you laugh, make you think, and maybe pull your heart strings. Don't miss this fun evening that highlights the queer community through the art of advertising. 

May 28 – May 29
Doors Open Winnipeg, 509-63 Albert Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1G4

Celebrating the stories our buildings tell. Join us for this free annual event celebrating Winnipeg's built heritage! Free tours of over 80 buildings and sites across Winnipeg! 
Check out the website to start planning your weekend!

May 28 at 1 PM - 5 PM
Alexander Dock, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Spring is here and what better way to celebrate than having a Blessing of the Red River. A feast will be held as well. We need an Elder, drummers, pipe carriers, singers and all of you to make this event a success. 

This event/ceremonies will honour those lost within the red river either by murder or suicide, and also will include those lost and missing and those who survived. Together we can make a difference, Miigwetch 

May 28
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9

4:30 Doors for Live Podcast / 5:00 Podcast Taping 
7:15 Doors for Stand-up Show / 8:00 Stand-up Show 

Podcast $8 / Live Show $20 / Both $25 at The Park, Music Trader, and online

Stand-up comedian Mark Forward will be accompanied by Eric Andrews both as his co-host on the podcast but also as his opener on the stand-up show.

Mark Forward was a finalist for the Phil Hartman Award for Best Up & Coming Stand-up and Yuk Yuk’s Funniest New Comic in the year 2000.

Mark can be seen on the History Channel show Join or Die with Craig Ferguson as well as the new Crave Tv/Comedy Network series Letterkenny. Mark has been featured on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson twice, John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show on Comedy Central, and has appeared on HBO’s Funny As Hell. Mark was the host of Joke or Choke, and played Mr. Leung, a recurring character on the hit CBC series MR. D.

For two seasons, Forward was on the writing staff of The Comedy Network’s The Jon Dore Television Show, for which he received a Canadian Comedy Award for Writing on a TV Series. In 2015 he released his first full-length comedy album, “Things I thought of.”

May 28 at 6 PM - 10 PM / Music 7 - 9 PM
141 Canora Street
Free outdoor events
Wolseley Town Festival, open to anyone any age put together by Wolseley residents, featuring Wolseley talent. We are supremely excited to open this series with one of our most loved local bands, JD Edwards Band. Bring your lawn chair or even better dancing boots.
We appreciate donations to help cover costs. All money go to the artists.

May 28 at 8 AM - 3 PM
Sage Creek, Sage Creek Boulevard, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3X 0G8

Once again the SCRA is organizing the 3rd Annual Sage Creek Neighbourhood Garage Sale! All funds raised go towards future SCRA events! 
A reminder to all to respect all the parking rules and show courtesy to fellow residents. Bylaw officers were present and did hand out many parking tickets last year.

May 28 at 9 AM
Red River Exhibition, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3K 2E8

Color Me Rad 5K Winnipeg, the only 5K that will send you running through RAD color stations and leave you covered from head to toe in powders and gels of pink, yellow, green, blue, and violet. Not only will you be having healthy amounts of fun, but you’ll be getting your daily exercise in the process. 
To top it off, we’re making it rain with free t-shirts, a RAD temporary tattoo, and a Goo Guard phone case for all regular participants.
Packet pick-up information and location will be posted approximately 2 weeks before the race.

May 28 at 11 AM - 4 PM
Alpine Animal Hospital, 10H Keenleyside Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2L 2B9

Pro Heart BBQ Party & BAKE SALE in Honour of Manitoba Pug Rescue.
Proceeds go to the MB Pug Rescue!
Hot dog, Chips & Pop $5.00
Check out the new items at the PUG STORE!

Radisson Hotel Winnipeg, 288 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0B8

May 29 at 5 PM
$25 Tickets  Event is open to the public.

Public Paint Party - Please join us for an evening of laughing & creativity; everyone leaves with their very own 16″×20″ painting!
NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. All supplies & instruction provided!
Artist: Chelsey Bjornsson
May 30, 2016, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Pre-register   Free admission for all! 
For information contact Alla at or 778-558-3397.

Canadian Immigrant magazine is hosting its first Winnipeg Career, Education and Settlement Immigrant Fair, a unique environment for immigrants looking for information as they search for jobs, go back to school and settle into their new home. 

There will be employers, education institutes and social service agencies, and interactive activities like a resumé clinic. And don’t miss the day-long speakers’ program, with inspirational immigrant speakers like Segun Olude, Nadia Kidwai and Tikaram Adhikari, plus workshops on English tests CELPIP and IELTS. 

May 31 at 7 PM
University of Winnipeg, Duckworth Centre, 400 Spence Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9
Free and open to the public.

Naheed Nenshi, Mayor of Calgary, will be the third speaker in The Axworthy Distinguished Lecture Series on Social Justice and the Public Good. The keynote lecture will be followed by a Q&A session. The official website for Mayor Nenshi's lecture.
The series relies on donations. Please consider donating to the Axworthy Lectureship.

The Planit Restaurant & Lounge, 285 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Tickets for both events

May 31, Show starts at 9 pm and runs until 11 pm.
No Cover. $4.50 Drinks all night long and FREE Pride giveaways!

We kick off Pride week with the talented singer/songwriter Treasure Peterson.
When her brother, Garry of The Guess Who, heard Treasure play Led Zepplin’s "Stairway to Heaven" he immediately gave her an electric guitar and small amp. Treasure then formed a band called "Jade". They played their first gig at the Sunnybrooke pool when she was twelve years old. After high school she played at the Women's Building, Ms. Purdy’s, and the dinner hour at Giovanni's Room. She is in the process of raising funds to record a single.
June 1, 8 pm - 1 am
Cheap drinks all night and 15% off the menu. Sign up early by messaging us. 

Pride Week Open Mic Extraordinaire
A San Francisco themed Open mic night featuring all sorts of local talent in and out of the Queer community. A safe place to come and sing your heart out, play your instrument with pride, read your poetry like a champ or highlite your talent with ease.  
Most applauded wins a $50 gift certificate to The Planit.

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