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December 9, 2016

Christmas at Dalnavert l Am I Not King? l Zumba Masterclass & Party l Wassail Night l Commerce Carol l Little Boy Boom l Ugly Sweater Party l Shoe Box Drive l Christmas Eve Services l Christmas for the Critters l Guilty Pleasures l FortWhyte Travel Raffle l Gifts from Assiniboine Park

to December 23, 2016
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Avenue, Winnipeg MB
Tickets    Tel: 204-943-2835

Christmas at Dalnavert
The return of A Dickens Christmas Carol 
Readings of the classic tale plus seasonal music and Victorian decked halls!

NEW: A Victorian Child's Christmas - Stories by the Christmas tree exclusively for kids!
A Child's Victorian Christmas Story December 4, 11, 18
A Dickens Christmas Carol 8-10, 15-17, 21-23

December 14 - 18
West End Cultural Centre
Advance tickets $20 | WECC Box Office | Online 

Am I Not King?  The Last Concert of Richard 2
Royal Canoe transforms Shakespeare’s verse with a contemporary score that pops the bubble of a delusional King in crisis. The madness of power and politics explodes in this new contemporary version of Richard the Second.
Sarah Constible, Tom Keenan, Montana Lehmann, Arne MacPherson, Simon Miron, 
Rylan Wilkie with Royal Canoe’s Derek Allard, Brendan Berg, Bucky Driedger, 
Michael Jordan, Matt Peters & Matt Shellenberg
SONGS by singer/songwriter Tom Keenan & Royal Canoe’s Matt Peters
CONCEIVED & DIRECTED by Christopher Brauer

Keep time! How sour sweet music is when time is broke and no proportion kept! 
So is it in the music of men's lives. I wasted time and now doth time waste me.

zone41 brings national calibre theatre artists who live or have roots in Manitoba together to re-imagine classic works through ensemble collaboration.  

December 27 at 7 PM - 9:30 PM
Lindenwoods Community Center, 414 Lindenwood Drive West, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 2K5
Tickets $15 (by Dec 16) / $20 (after Dec 16)

Holiday Zumba Masterclass & Dinner Party 
It's the Zumba Party of the Year with Yvonne's Fitness! 
Over 100 minutes of your favourite Zumba routines. 
Tons of prizes, fun and more!  Everyone of all ages and levels welcome. 
Proceeds to the Siloam Mission, helping Winnipeg's homeless.

December 17, 7:00 pm
Winnipeg Beach Community Centre
phone 204-894-4499 for more info

Wassail Night - A FREE Family Event presented by SCAPE (Stronger Communities through Arts Participation for Everyone) and the town of Winnipeg Beach.

December 22 at 9 PM - 2 AM
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, 375 York Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J3
$35 Regular / $50 VIP    Tickets 
18+ No intoxicated Entry

Commerce Socials proudly presents the annual Commerce Carol! 
$2 mandatory coatcheck will be required for all coats/jackets/sweaters/outerwear
-Free coat check upon entry, Priority entrance, Front of stage access
-Access to TWO private bars and to lounge area

December 22 at 9 PM - 2 AM
Times Change(d) High And Lonesome Club, 234 Main Street, Wpg, MB R3C 1A9
Tickets are $10 at the door

Remember Little Boy Boom, everyone's favourite early 2000's R&B sensations, featuring the stylings of Alexa Dirks, Joey Landreth, Meg Dolovich and Ryan Voth. 
Join us for an evening of music. What better way to start off the holiday season? 

December 23 at 9 PM - 2 AM
The Edge Bar, Hwy 52 East, Steinbach, Manitoba R5G 0L7

Ugly Sweater Christmas Party
Eat Drink & Be Merry!
This year our Annual Christmas Bash will have a wee bit of Ugly!
Wear your Ugliest Christmas Sweater and you could WIN a Christmas Gift Basket!

December 23 at 12 PM - 3 PM
Ka Ni Kanichihk, 455 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0B5

6th Annual Christmas Shoe Box Drive, in partnership with Ikwe Safe Ride
Hosted by Creative Native, partnering with Ikwe Safe Ride. 
We are aiming to gift 400 children!


Christmas Eve Services 
Hosted by Springs Church Winnipeg

Come join us for our special 1-hour Christmas Eve service. Invite friends and bring the whole family to this festive event with carols, the Christmas story and more!

There are no kids classes as the service is for the whole family.

December 24 at 3 PM - 7 PM
Springs Church Winnipeg, 595 Lagimodiere Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2J 3X2
December 24 at 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
179 Chapel Drive, Steinbach, MB R5G 2E6

through to December 25 at 12 AM - 11:59 PM
Craig Street Cats, 1421 St James St # 16, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0Y9
Christmas for the Critters is a virtual event that makes Christmas happen for all the cats and kittens in Craig Street Cats’ programs. 
Proceeds fund our life saving programs for Winnipeg's cats, and help make sure we can respond to emergency situations through winter.

Our Santas collect pledges and donations for the critters.
Sign up and tell people about it. We make it easy, with a special fundraising page for each Santa or team of Santas (yes, you can make this a team project). 
Just follow this link to sign up online. Or you may drop by our adoption centre to register and collect your pledge form.

As a small thank you all of our Santas will be entered, and 10 of them will win 2 tickets to our Spay-Ghetti Dinner in March. 
There will also be prizes for the highest individual and team fundraising Santas.

December 26 & 27, Doors 9 pm
The Good Will - Social Club, 625 Portage, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G4
Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door at The Good Will, Music Trader, Ticketfly

Guilty Pleasures six is happening! A full live band performing all your favourite 90s dance tunes by Britney, NSYNC, Backstreet Boys, Destinys Child, and so much more. ARE YOU SWEATY AND READY? wait wait wait! ARE YOU READY, FOR TWO NIGHTS!
Alexa Dirks, Marti Sarbit, Joey Landreth, David Landreth, Alex Campbell and Ryan Voth

Boston Terrier & Pug Rescue of Southern Manitoba (BTPRSM), P.O. Box 51063 RPO Tyndall Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2X 3C6

BTPRSM is selling tickets for the FortWhyte Alive's 50th Anniversary Adventure Travel Raffle!
Tickets are 3 for $10 
BTPRSM receives 50% profit of all the tickets we sell through our rescue.
Please email us or stop by one of our adoption events or playgroups.

50 Years, 50 Fabulous Prizes
50 Manitoba travel prizes will be up for grabs as part of our 50th anniversary travel raffle. 
Prizes will be drawn (in ascending order of value) on December 28 at 3 pm.

Grand prize – Churchill Wild - Arctic Safari for Two
6-night / 7-day stay at Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge includes round air-fare from Winnipeg to Churchill. 
Four nights inclusive of meals and excursions.
Other Prizes include:
~ Gillam Adventure - Nelson River Adventures Air-Boat Adventure for two, round-trip airfare to Gillam via Calm Air, two night stay for two at the Aurora Inn.
~ Asessippi Package - Includes two adult and two youth one-day lift passes, one-day rentals for two adults, two youth, overnight suite stay at the Russell Inn, $10 pizza voucher.
~ Blue Bombers Package -Ten tickets to the 2017 pre-season Bomber game, complete with a sideline experience to watch the players warm up prior to the game.
~ Mantario Summer Week with Nature Manitoba- Five-day adventure in the wilderness of Whiteshell Provincial Park. Canoe seven lakes, and six portages to Mantario Cabin.
~ Hecla Package - $200 Lakeview Hecla Resort Gift Certificate, $100 Salka Spa Gift Certificate
~ Elkhorn Package - $200 Elkhorn Resort Gift Certificate, $100 Solstice Spa Gift Certificate
~ Explore Winnipeg Package - Enjoy all that Winnipeg has to offer with the Winnipeg Summer Pass: admission into 20 popular Winnipeg activities such as the Winnipeg Railway Museum, Oak Hammock Marsh, Thunder Rapids and many more!

Assiniboine Park Conservancy, 55 Pavilion Crescent, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 2N6

This holiday season share your love of Assiniboine Park and Zoo with everyone on your list! 

Set your love in stone this holiday season with a MemoryStone, the perfect way to mark a birth, a wedding or just to say 'I love you!' Choose between locations at the entrance of the English Garden, the Riley Family Duck Pond or a ZooRock at the the Zoo Entrance. 

The Gift of Membership
Park and Zoo members enjoy unlimited visits to  Assiniboine Park Zoo. 
Plus, discounts on programs, birthday party packages, at restaurants and Zoo gift shops. 

An Assiniboine Park and Zoo gift card can be used at the Zoo, restaurants in the Park and Zoo, and gift shops. 
If you purchase a $50 gift card from Wild Things Unique Gifts this holiday season, you will receive a beautiful polar bear fridge magnet while supplies last.

Hilary Druxman is a Winnipeg treasure who lends her talent for design and jewelry-making to support local and worthy causes. She has generously created THREE different necklaces for Assiniboine Park Conservancy.

The original willow leaf necklace ($35) was inspired by the Nature Playground. She then designed the polar bear claw necklace ($35 or in gold for $175) in 2014 to mark the opening of Journey to Churchill. 
Most recently Druxman created a lovely little lady bug necklace ($40) to help raise funds for Canada's Diversity Gardens.
100% of net proceeds is donated back to support the entity they were each created for.
Available at Wild Things Unique Gifts or at Hilary Druxman at 1-258 McDermot Avenue.

Happy Holidays! from the Assiniboine Park Conservancy family to yours!

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