November 4, 2016

McNally Robinson l Playgroup l Native Studies l Dig! Party l Gaelic & Garlic Gala l NDP Levee l Body Soul & Spirit Expo l Wreath Parties l Craft Market l Christmas Party l Holiday Fun & Photos with Santa l Little Big Shots Talent Show l Animals as Leaders

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

November 10
7:00 pm Brian D. McInnes  Sounding Thunder: The Stories of Francis Pegahmagabow
7:30 pm Ami McKay in conversation with Joanne Kelly & signing The Witches of New York
November 13, 2:00 pm
A Special Storytime Afternoon - All families welcome to hear award-winning children’s author Sara O’Leary read from her new book A Family is a Family is a Family.
November 14
7:00 pm David Bouchard  The Journal of Étienne Mercier
7:30 pm Sharon J. Hamilton  The Doolally Gang
November 15
7:00 pm Rudy Wiebe in conversation with Sue Sorensen and signing Where the Truth Lies: Selected Essays
7:30 pm Matt Abra Wasted on the Young
November 16
7:00 pm Launch of the new edition of Mosionier’s April Raintree and Vowel’s Indigenous Writes: A Guide to First Nations, Métis and Inuit Issues in Canada. Hosted by Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair.
7:30 pm I.D. (Ian) Russell, the first three books in the High School Hell series.
November 17
7:00 pm Denise Donlon  Fearless as Possible (Under the Circumstances): A Memoir
7:30 pm Hildebrandt’s Documentaries and Noble’s Mack the Naïf
November 18, 7:30 pm 
Melissa Stoddart  Living Secrets
November 19
7:00 pm Mark A. Burch  Euterra Rising: The Last Utopia
7:30 pm Deborah L. Delaronde  The Stone Gift
November 20
2:00 pm Lake Winnipeg Writers’ Group, launch of Voices: Volume 16 Number 2.
3:00 pm An Afternoon with Roméo Dallaire, in conversation and signing Waiting for First Light: My Ongoing Battle with PTSD.
November 21
7:00 pm Henry Heller  The Capitalist University: The Transformations of Higher Education in the United States (1945-2016)
7:30 pm Telmor Sartison  Elephant in the Christmas Pageant
November 22
7:00 pm Ezra Glinter  Have I Got a Story for You: More Than a Century of Fiction from The Forward
7:30 pm Daniel Goodenough  The Caravan of Remembering: A Road Map for Experiencing the Awakening of Your Life’s Mission
November 23
7:00 pm Mohamed Fahmy The Marriott Cell: An Epic Journey from Cairo’s Scorpion Prison to Freedom
7:30 pm Trine Hahnemann  Scandinavian Comfort Food: Embracing the Art of Hygge
Trine Hahnemann is the doyenne of Scandinavian cooking, and has written ten cookbooks in her native Danish and four in English.
November 24
7:00 pm Maude Barlow  Boiling Point: Government Neglect, Corporate Abuse, and Canada’s Water Crisis
7:30 pm Karen Dubinsky  Cuba Beyond the Beach: Stories of Life in Havana
November 25, 2:30 pm in the Community Classroom
CAA Travel: Classic Israel Travel Presentation. 
Please RSVP by Nov. 22 to CAA by calling 204-262-6030.
November 26
7:00 pm Zoe Whittall in conversation with Roewan Crowe and signing her new novel The Best Kind of People 
7:30 pm Kimberley Clarke  Addie Sinclair: In the Moon Room
November 27, 2:00 pm
Peter Denton  Live Close to Home
November 28, 7:30 pm 
Sherry Lee Benson-Podolchuk Find Your Voice - Surviving Workplace Conflict
November 29, 7:00 pm 
Joanne Kelly’s Book Club - Lori Ostlund’s After the Parade
Call 204-453-0424, ex 227 if you have any questions.
November 30, 7:00 pm 
The University of Manitoba Café Scientifique presents “Precision Medicine: One size doesn’t fit all” Please RSVP to: or 204.474.6689.

November 13 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Sprockett's Doggy Day Camp, 975 Thomas Ave # 7, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2L 1P7
ONLY $5.00 family. Dogs are FREE!

November Playgroup 2016 - Come out and enjoy some indoor playtime!
All socialized dogs are welcome. 
Proceeds from this event go towards the Boston Terrier and Pug Rescue of Southern Manitoba ~ We are an all-volunteer rescue organization completely funded by donations and donated items. 100% of monies raised go directly to the medical and daily care of the Bostons and Pugs in our care.

Tier Building - University Of Manitoba, Room: Tier 307, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Department of Native Studies 2016-2017 Colloquium Series

November 16 at 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
"Indigenous Writes: Educating Indigeneity in Canada" 
Chelsea Vowel is a Métis from the community of Lac Ste. Anne, Alberta. In Indigenous Writes, lawyer Vowel opens a dialogue about the relationship between Indigenous peoples and Canada. 
November 23 at 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
"How Indigenous Comics will Save the World" 
Richard Van Camp, a member of the Dogrib (Tlicho) Nation, NWT, is a renowned storyteller and best-selling author. His novel, The Lesser Blessed, is now a movie. He is the author of three collections of short stories, and two children’s books. Richard’s newest books are: Three Feathers, Whistle, Night Moves and A Blanket of Butterflies.

Dr. Niigaan Sinclair, UMNATV Colloquium Coordinator at
For more on the Department of Native Studies:

November 17 at 6:30 PM / show 8:00 - 10:30 PM
Dig Magazine, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3

Dig! Magazine Rent Party, hosted by Jazz Winnipeg and Dig Magazine
Come for the exciting performances by both students and professionals. Check out the rainbow auction, enjoy the musical repartee, and see other fun surprises! A rent party pays the proverbial landlord, so not only will you experience the best jazz this city has to offer, you’ll also be supporting dig! magazine as it continues to share the news - for free - in the Jazz Capital of Canada.

November 18 and 19 at 7 PM - 12 AM
Irish Association of Manitoba, 
654 Erin Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 2V9
Tickets $35 - (204 590-7591) 
or (204 801-0310)

Gaelic & Garlic Gala Dinners Fundraiser · Hosted by The Irish Pavilion - Folklorama and The Spirit of Ukraine Pavilion - Folklorama, is a 2 night fundraiser to support their volunteers. Great prizes to be won. 
Live entertainment featuring the McDonnell School of Irish Dance and Zoloto Ukrainian Dance Ensemble & Company. 

Enjoy delicious foods from both cultures while relaxing with tasty cultural drinks. 

November 18 at 5:30 PM - 9 PM
The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre, 281 Donald street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 5S4
Tickets online, by phone at 204-987-4857, or at 803-294 Portage Ave, Winnipeg.

NDP Leader's Levee · Hosted by Manitoba NDP
You're invited to join New Democrats at our Levee with Interim Leader Flor Marcelino and members of your NDP Caucus.
Representatives from the federal NDP, Marit Stiles (President) and Robert Fox (NDP National Director), will speak to the collective opportunities we share as New Democrats.

November 18 – November 20
Assiniboia Downs
Tickets  / 2for1 Friday Admission      FREE Parking

The Winnipeg Body Soul & Spirit Expo has been in the forefront of introducing the public to many new ideas, products and ways of living. We have over 100 exhibit spaces and 50 lectures and and workshops where you can explore, book sessions and experience, or sit in on lectures. One day is often not enough to take in the entire show.

Wreath Parties 

You and your friends will be guided into creating your very own approximately 18″ wreath!
Our artists explain the creation process. Our events are designed with the beginner in mind. NO previous experience required! 
Artist: Toni Dent

November 18 at 7 PM - 9 PM
St Andrews Community Club, 28 St Andrews Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2M 3H5
Fundraiser for the St Andrews Community Centre
November 20 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12 Resto Bar, 288 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0B8
We provide everything you need: instruction, supplies, set up and clean up!
Event is open to the public. 

November 19 at 10 AM - 3 PM
Transcona Country Club, 2070 Dugald Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C 3G7
Admission is $2 for ages 2 yrs old and up with coffee included in the admission!

Winnipeg Craft & Gift Christmas Market · Hosted by Trinity Events Winnipeg
Come shop for the perfect Christmas gift from a variety of local businesses for all ages

Picture taking with Santa Claus from 10 am - 12:30 pm 
Cash donations accepted for the Boys and Girls Club of Winnipeg
A magic show from 1 - 2 pm!!

November 19 at 11:30 AM - 3 PM
Sprockett's Doggy Day Camp, 975 Thomas Ave # 7, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2L 1P7

Hull's Haven Border Collie Rescue Christmas Party
Vendor tables. Silent Auction. Bake Sale. Holiday Pet Photos and so much more!!
Interested in donating to the silent auction or a vendor table please email us 

November 20 at 10 AM - 3 PM
Vada's Club K9, 628 St Anne's Rd Unit B, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2M 4W3   
Holiday Fun Dog Day & Photos with Santa 2016 
Bake and Craft Sale and Silent Auction

The awesome staff at Vada's Club K9 will be performing 
Pawdicures ($10) and de-shedding ($15) - walk-in appointments 

Santa Photos will be taken by the talented Coralee Penner of Red Photo Co. 
Photos are $10/pose. To reserve your sitting please call Vada's (204) 221-0998
(We might have some walk in spaces for Santa photos)
You will get a digital file. If you do not have email, an alternative will be provided. 
Appointments for the Photos will start at 10:30 am - 2:45 pm.

Interested in donating to the silent auction or bake sale (ingredients must be listed on baking) please email us for drop off or pick up.
All proceeds will be donated to Boston Terrier and Pug Rescue of Southern Manitoba!

November 20 at 1 PM - 5 PM
The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre, 281 Donald street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 5S4
For tickets, sponsorship & audition information and submissions: website or email 
Registration fee to audition is a non-refundable fee of $25.00 per category.

Manitoba's Little Big Shots Talent Show
in Support of Turning Leaf Community Support Services
Join us for an incredible event of fun, friends and great entertainment!
Be part of Manitoba's first talent show dedicated for kids by kids! 
Come and support Manitoba's future stars as they entertain on the big stage!

All proceeds will go to Turning Leaf Community Support Services to provide treatment services to those experiencing intellectual challenge and mental illness. 

November 21 at 7 PM - 10 PM
Garrick Centre, 330 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G6
Tickets         All Ages Welcome

MRG Concerts West, Fource Canada & Homesick Present:
Animals As Leaders’ The Madness of Many Tour with Intervals and Plini

Animals As Leaders is an American Progressive band composed of guitarists Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes along with drummer Matt Garstka. Their unique musical style incorporates influences from metal, jazz, electronic, latin, classical, and fusion. In 2009 AAL released their self-titled debut album. Since then the band has released two more albums, Weightless and The Joy of Motion which debuted at #23 in the Billboard Top 200.

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