March 24, 2017

Oak Hammock Marsh l March for Mental Health l Letter Writing Month l (Re)Claiming Space and Music l Brumation l San Fermin l Metalfest l EXCISION l Martha Wainwright l Mayday Parade l Ruddigore: The Witch's Curse l Yoga l Silence Kit l Bollywood Bhangra Bash l Science First l Clothing & Toy Sale l Body, Mind & Spirit

The Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre is located 30 minutes North of Winnipeg on highway 67 between highways #7 and #8. 
For more information call (204) 467-3300 or email:

April 1 - 12 to 3 p.m. - Special presentation at 1 p.m.
Dog Adoption Fair
The Manitoba Mutts Dog Rescue organization will have adorable dogs for adoption. 
Staff will be on hand to answer all your questions! 
April 2 - 1 - 2 p.m. 
Birding Hour - Learn to identify the nests and eggs of birds in this workshop hosted by our Resident Naturalist, Paula Grieef.
Pre-registration is required. Workshop fee is $6 plus admission.
Easter Weekend
Join us for Easter and participate in our GPS Egg Hunt! 
Try your hand at Bunny Bingo and participate in our GPS Egg Hunt. Kids can also participate in our annual traditional Easter Egg Hunt in the exhibits on Sunday.

Enjoy Special Easter Lunch in the Café
April 16, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Reservations recommended for Easter lunch.
April 20 - 8 p.m. 
Astronomy Night - Telescopes. A special theatre presentation will be followed by a stargazing session from the rooftop observation deck.
$5 for members and $10 for non-members
April 22 & 23 - 1 to 3 p.m. on both days
Nest Fest - Learn how to attract cavity nesters such as birds and bats. Build your own nesting structure during one of our workshops or take home some plans to build your own. Cost based on structure selected.

May 6 at 1 PM - 4 PM
St.Vital Park, 190 River Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2M 5C4
Registration  Before April 1st Cost to Register $30, after April 1st $40

Winnipeg March for Mental Health 
There will be prizes for the TOP 3 people who raise funds through registering!
Inspire Community Outreach Inc. will be providing Registration Packages. All proceeds will be donated to our free mental health programming for children, at risk youth, and for families here in Winnipeg.
Registrants will receive a T-shirt and a package of coupons/items from local businesses (limited to first 50 registrants), and a tax receipt for their donation. 

Come and join us and celebrate your strength! 
March with your loved ones! March with our community! 
Wear purple to celebrate Mental Health!

Guest Speakers, Live Musical Performances, Children’s Entertainment, 
Local Artisan Vendors, Mental Health Programs and Organizations

This event is to raise awareness and lower the stigma that surrounds mental illness. Registration is not required for enjoying the walk or attending performances. 

April 7 at 5 PM - 9 PM
Tiny Feast, 217 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0S2

Write_On Winnipeg! 
In support of Letter Writing Month, join us for an evening of letter-writing. 
Please RSVP at to secure an official Write_On Kit (supplies are limited!) and to enjoy the evening’s in-store special event and giveaways.

Learn more about First Fridays at

The Good Will - Social Club, 625 Portage, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G4

April 12 at 6 PM - 11 PM
Tickets   Some tickets will be available at the door.

PCWM Presents: (Re)Claiming Space and Music 
Please join the Provincial Council of Women of Manitoba as we are joined by:
Alexa Potashnik (Black Space Winnipeg)
Madeleine Roger (Roger Roger)
For a discussion on women in the music industry. 
A dance party, led by DJ Spinoline will follow. 
We are proud and excited for this discussion to be moderated by The Red Tent.  
April 14, Doors @ 9:00 / Music @ 10:00 - 2 AM
Tickets: $10 (with Brumation digital download at Music Trader and The Good Will)
            $12 at the door

Dead Ranch's second album, Brumation, release party with special guests:

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

April 15 at 8 PM - 11 PM
$20.00 Tickets  

San Fermin presented by Winnipeg Folk Festival & Park Theatre
Low Roar will open the show! 

Growing from one man to an eight-piece orchestral band with two recorded studio albums, we are so excited to welcome back San Fermin.
Karazija wrote and recorded Low Roar’s debut album with Grammy-winning producer/mixer Andrew Scheps. Upon releasing the album in 2011, Karazija then recruited Logi Guðmonsson on drums and the two toured Europe, eventually joining the Iceland Airwaves and ATP festival lineups, as well as supported indie favourites Soko and Ásgeir.

Now including Leifur Bjornsson on programming, Low Roar released their second album, ‘0’, co-produced by Andrew Scheps and Mike Lindsay (Tuung), featuring Icelandic darlings Amiina on strings, in 2014.
April 21 at 7 PM - 1 AM
Day 1 of 2 / All Ages / $30 / Two day pass - $40 Tickets  

Ninjacat Productions and the Park Theatre are very excited to announce the lineup for day one of the Manitoba Metalfest 2017: 

April 16 at 8 PM - 2 AM
Nectar Nightclub, 575 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2T3
Tickets    18+ | Valid ID Requiredl Text "ELBOWS" to 204-792-1390!
Limited Bottle Service Packages + VIP Entry Available

Nectar Nightclub and Bell Media Presents: EXCISION 
PK SOUND brought to you by Vision Events.
Special Effects and Lighting powered by The Nightlife Co.
Watch and Listen to EXCISION

Excision is a warrior of bass music and tested the limits of electronic music. 

April 17 at 8 PM - 11 PM
West End Cultural Centre, 586 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1Z8
$30.00  Tickets  

Martha Wainwright played at the 2016 Folk Fest with her sister Lucy Wainwright-Roche. They were even able to join their folk legend father Loudon Wainwright III on stage. It was a wonderful Folk Fest family affair! 

April 18, Doors: 7:00 PM / Show: 7:30 PM - 10 PM
Garrick Centre, 330 Garry Street, Wpg, MB R3B 2G6
All Ages / General Admission
Tickets: $29.50 (Incl GST) + s/c 
Mayday Parade: A Lesson In Romantics 10th Anniversary Tour 
With guests Knuckle Puck and Milestones

Mayday Parade has garnered a dedicated fanbase, in their evolution from hard-working local band to global force. Delving into the musical influences that have inspired their decade-long career, the band have delivered their most exciting release to date with Black Lines. Melodically diverse, the collection of 12 stunning tracks blends driving rock riffs with the band's signature heartfelt lyrics into a whole new take on their sound.
Support on the tour will come from Knuckle Puck and label mates Milestones. 

"We are stoked to celebrate our 10th anniversary of our debut record A Lesson in Romantics," guitarist Brooks Betts says. The band recently released a brand new studio track "The Problem With The Big Picture Is That It's Hard To See," taken from the special Anniversary Edition of their debut EP Tales Told By Dead Friends. The remixed and remastered EP is available as a limited edition 10" featuring exclusive glow-in-the-dark deluxe packaging and a 12-page commemorative book, and available digitally at

April 20 and 21 at 7:30 pm 
April 22 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm
Pantages Playhouse Theatre, Market Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Tickets through the Manitoba Opera Box Office online or by phoning 204-957-7842.  
The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Winnipeg presents Ruddigore: The Witch's Curse, the story of the bad Baronets of Ruddigore who have been cursed for generations. They must commit a crime every day or die in agony. Sir Despard has discovered that his elder brother Robin Oakapple, long believed dead, is actually alive. Despard transfers the title – and the curse – onto Robin. Robin’s challenge is to discover a way to overcome the curse and win the love of the beautiful Rose Maybud.

Cast and Artistic Team:
Rose Maybud - Andrea Lett 
Mad Margaret - Kelly Robinson 
Dame Hannah - Cathryn Harrison 
Zorah - Carmen Harris 
Robin Oakapple - Jean Van Der Merwe 
Richard Dauntless - Jonathan Stitt 
Sir Despard Murgatroyd - Nathan Sawatzky-Dyck 
Sir Roderic Murgatroyd - Fred Simpson 
Old Adam - Fred Cross 
Chorus: Jen Bouskill, Tanis Chapman, Dryden Dilts, Paul Forget, Naomi Garrett,
Costa Ginakes, Marlon Goolcharon, Zoë Gotziaman, Elena Howard-Scott, Kristinn Jakobson,
Kim Kakegamic, Joanne Kilfoyle, Nicki Kirton, Gail Mildren, Allen Nixon, Mark Olson,
Rachel Plett, Richard Ryland, Deanna Smith, Nico Smith, Roman Szczerba, Vic Unruh,
Erin-Brie Warwick, Kevin Woelk, Murray Wichert, Erika Wiebe, Diane Wreford,
Chelsey Young, Kevin Woelk

Director - Reid Harrison 
Music Director - Michelle Mourre
Set Design - Sheldon Johnson 
Lighting Design - Rob Mravnik
Costumes – Jan Malabar & Harlequin Costumes
Make-Up Design – Jean-Marc LaFond

April 21 at 7 PM - 8:30 PM
Yoga Public, 280 Fort Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1E5
$15 (includes gst) Register in person or online

Nandita Selvanathan on Yoga and Indian Mythology
The Sanskrit term satsang means “in the company of truth” or “good company.” Please join our satsang and be in the company of others seeking to become more aware of the purposes and processes of life. Nandita Selvanathan will lead us in storytelling and chanting. The universal questions inherent in myth and the art of storytelling transcend time, culture and social status. They are a link between individuals and a powerful way to deepen understanding.

Nandita studied Indian Classical music and continues her interest in Indian traditions giving storytellings and teaching classes in Ayurvedic cooking, Kirtan and Sanskrit.

April 21 at 9 PM - 2 AM
The Handsome Daughter, 61 Sherbrook St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2B2
$5 in advance // $10 at the door

Winnipeg's local grunge-rock, alt-rock, pop-rock, rock-rock group Silence Kit releases their debut EP 'Started as a Whisper' and kick of their tour, giving it all they have with enthusiasm. They'll be met with the wall of sound known as Tusk to open up the night along with the groovy and perfectly odd Spacebutt.

April 21 at 8:30 PM - 2 AM
Reign Nightclub, 1792 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2G2
Door Cover: $10 early Bird till April 15 and $15 on door.
For VIP TEXT "BhangraBollywood" to 204 887 5042
Tickets Delivery request can be made over the phone, 204 887 5042
Limited Complimentary limousine & champagne packages available.
Birthday Packages | Vip Booths | Limos - Contact Admin

Nachange Saari Raat · Hosted by Indians In Winnipeg
Bollywood Bhangra Bash, the Biggest Desi Club Night In Winnipeg!
Dj Prodiigy (Punjabi/Bhangra Dj from Toronto)
PUNJABI Dholi Aman

April 22 at 1 PM - 3 PM
Manitoba Legislative Building, 450 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1S4

Science First will be organizing a March for Science in Winnipeg, in solidarity with the March for Science DC and satellite marches planned across the United States, and the world.
We march for science! 
Gather in front of the steps for a rally with guest speakers.

April 22 at 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Terry Sawchuk Arena, 901 Kimberly Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2K 4B9
Open to the public. Admission is free. Come early for best selection.

MBFOM (The Multiples Association) is hosting their Used Clothing & Toy Sale. 
There will be a HUGE SELECTION of great quality children's items at fantastic prices. 
More than 100 vendors participating.

Manitoba Families of Multiples - A Volunteer-driven organization - helping families of Multiples for multiple years.

April 23 at 10 AM - 5 PM
Caboto Centre, 1055 Wilkes Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 2L7
$5 admission gains you access to over 45 exhibitors & 3 lectures.
For more information, visit our website at

The Body, Mind & Spirit Show 
Spring is here!
Explore holistic living & spirituality, experience alternative healing, get an intuitive reading or purchase items to assist you in your journey and listen to lectures throughout the day.

March 18, 2017

Women's Resource Centre Needs Help l Blood Donor Clinics l McNally Robinson: April Events l Companion Animal Reiki l Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

West Central Women's Resource Centre (WCWRC) is asking for help. 
Temporary location: 583 Ellice Ave / 204-774-8975
Temporary Drop-in Services:
Mondays 10 AM-2:30 PM, West End Commons, 641 St Matthews Ave
Fridays 9 AM - 4:30 PM, John Howard Society, 583 Ellice Ave

In January, our centre flooded. We’re in a temporary location and can offer few services.
We need your help to reopen!  Donate here.
Mail or drop off a cheque: West Central Women’s Resource Centre Inc., 
640 Ellice Ave, Winnipeg, MB  R3G 0A7
Gifts of $20 and higher will receive a charitable tax receipt.
**Please note we no longer accept clothing donations**

Volunteer your time, skills and experience to support our work. 
We have monthly, annual and occasional volunteer opportunities.
Participants who complete the program may apply for a mentorship position.


Blood Donor Clinics 

Hosted by Canadian Animal Blood Bank 

March 28 at 5 PM - 7 PM
Fort Garry Veterinary Hospital
1444 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T2C3
Please call clinic for booking appointments - 204-452-9010
March 29 at 12 PM - 2 PM
Anderson Animal Hospital and Wellness Center
60 Marion St., Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0T1
Please call clinic for booking appointments - 204-237-4555
April 11 at 5 PM - 7 PM
McLeod Veterinary Hospital
880 Mcleod Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2G 2T7
Please contact clinic for booking appointments - 204-661-3334.
April 12 at 5 PM - 7 PM
Red River College, 2055 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0J9
Please contact CABB for booking appointments - or 204-632-2586
April 25 at 5 PM - 7 PM
Fort Garry Veterinary Hospital, 1444 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T2C3
Please contact clinic for booking appointments - 204-452-9010.
April 26 at 1 PM - 3 PM
Southglen Veterinary Hospita, lV-730 St. Anne's Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2N 0A2
Please contact CABB for booking appointments - or 204-632-2586.

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

April 1, 3:00 pm in the Community Classroom
Free Korean Movie Screening: The Thieves, subtitled in English.
Doors open at 2:50 pm - all are welcome! Contact The Korea Times at 204-663-5051 or Donations are appreciated.
April 2, 2:00 pm 
Danie Botha  launch of Be Silent
Botha is also the author of the novella Be Good. He will be discussing both tonight.
April 4, 7:00 pm
Nicole Markotić with Dennis Cooley & Charlene Diehl. Editor Markotić launches the new collection of essays Robert Kroetsch: Essays on His Works.
April 4, 7:00 pm in the Community Classroom.  
Bonaventure Travel: The Blue Danube Discovery and Jewish Heritage Cruise Travel Talk.
Please RSVP to or call 204-488-6653 ext 30.
April 5, 7:00 pm 
ChiSeries Winnipeg: readings from Craig Russell, Den Valdron, and S.G. Wong. Hosted by Chadwick Ginther. Learn more at Craig Russell’s novel, Black Bottle Man, won the 2011 American Moonbeam Award gold medal for Young Adult Fantasy. 
April 5, 7:30 pm 
Bev Sellars  speaking & signing Price Paid: The Fight for First Nations Survival
April 6, 7:00 pm
Karen Clavelle  Launch of Iolaire
April 6, 7:30 pm 
Rhonda Martens  
Bodyhacking and Human Augmentation: Should We Make Ourselves Superhumans?
April 7, 7:00 pm
Brysen Johnson  Launch of Uncommon Sense: Finding Your Voice Among the Noise
April 8, 7:00 pm
Emma Donoghue, in conversation with Charlene Diehl, and signing The Lotterys Plus One
April 9, 2:00 pm 
Hugh Segal  speaking & signing Two Freedoms: Canada’s Global Future
April 10, 7:00 pm 
Sherri Smith  Launch of Follow Me Down: A Novel
April 11, 7:00 pm 
Sharon Butala, in conversation with Maurice Mierau, and signing 
Where I Live Now: A Journey through Love and Loss to Healing and Hope
April 12, 7:00 pm 
Michael Kaan  Launch of The Water Beetles
April 12, 7:30 pm 
Carrie Jenkins  Winnipeg launch of What Love Is and What It Could Be 
April 19, 7:30 pm 
Karen Connelly  discussing and signing her new book The Change Room
April 20, 7:00 pm 
Steven Lecce, Neil McArthur & Arthur Schafer  
Launch of Fragile Freedoms: The Global Struggle for Human Rights
April 20, 7:30 pm 
Lorna Schultz Nicholson  Winnipeg launch of Bent Not Broken: Madeline and Justin
The third book in Lorna’s One-2-One series. Others are Fragile Bones and Born With.
April 24, 7:00 pm
Jeremy R. Strong  Launch of The Tethering: Bound by Blood
April 25, 7:00 pm 
Joanne Kelly’s Book Club
Janice Nimura’s Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back
John at McNally Robinson at 204-453-0424, ex 227 if you have any questions.
April 25, 7:30 pm 
Luke Nickel- Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Pre-Concert Chat. Discussing the world premiere performance of his piece aadagio on April 26 at Westminster United Church.
April 26, 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.
April 28, 7:00 pm 
Ted Landrum  Launch of Midway Radicals & Archi-Poems
Landrum is building an archive of archi-poetic research at
April 29, 10:00 am - 10:00 pm in the Travel Alcove 
International TableTop Day
April 29, 7:00 pm
Shane Neilson  Winnipeg launch of Dysphoria featuring guest readers Lori Cayer and Maurice Mierau. Co-presented by Contemporary Verse 2. 
April 30, 2:00 pm 
An Afternoon with Mary Walsh, discussing and signing her novel Crying for the Moon

April 9 at 9 AM - 4 PM
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Tickets $160 Early registration until April 2 / Late registration $180  

Companion Animal Reiki 1 · Hosted by Soulstice Spirit
Learn to treat your animal friends with the healing energies of Reiki! 
Based on the Usui lineage, J Morgan has created a Reiki system of healing specifically for companion animals. Read animal chakras, auras, how to find and remove illness, animal-specific stresses, and basic Traditional Chinese Medicine. 
Manual and certificate included. No previous experience necessary!

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, 2110 - One Lombard Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0X3 

Season ticket packages for our 70th Anniversary season are on sale! 
Booking your subscription before the Early Bird Deadline gets you the best price for concerts in the Air Canada Pops, Classics A and B series, and the brand-new Movie Series. Book before April 9 and you will be entered to win a pair of Air Canada tickets to anywhere in North America Air Canada flies. Our subscribers are the only ones who have access to the Asper Family Opening Night concert with Itzhak Perlman.
April 20
RBC Convention Centre
Tickets & tables, please contact Shenna Song at 204-949-3973 or

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra's gala: 2017 GALA WITH GLOWING HEARTS
celebrating the Canada 150.
Dinner, dancing, live and silent auctions, and of course, live musical performances.
APR 21-22
Brahms's Violin Concerto’s messages elevated and inspired at the hands of master soloist Tianwa Yang. Then to Bartók, whose blazing Concerto for Orchestra gives each instrument of the orchestra a chance to shine.
April 30 
St. Boniface Golf Club, 100 Youville St.
Doors open at noon with lunch at 1 pm / fashion show at 2 pm followed by a silent auction
$75.00 per person (Partial Tax Receipt). Proceeds go to the WSO
Tickets: WSO Music Stand, or contact Nancy at (204) 452-0437

The Women's Committee of the WSO presents Fashion that Strikes the Right Note lunch and fashion show, with music performed by WSO musicians and fashions by SPA Lifestyle and Boutique. 

What will you choose? The money or a 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC 300 Roadster or $60,000 Cash Tax Free. There are 199 chances to win over $68,000 in cash and prizes.

March 10, 2017

Help the Refugee l Being Muslim l Using Social Media l Jennifer Botterill l Bill Jackson l Fashion Show l Parents & Kids l St. Patrick's Day l Gaelic & Garlic Gala l Spring Camp l The Artist Within l Comic Con l Glowing Hearts l Dirty Dancing l Autism Awareness l Hermetic Code l Comedy Festival l Naithan Lagace l Cre8ery Event l SwimAbility Gala l Spring Party

March 13, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Refreshments will be served    

Manitoba Islamic Association Presents... Town Hall Meeting: 
Mobilizing Compassion: What we can do to help the Refugee crisis.
Who are they?
Why are Asylum Seekers here?
What can WE do to help Asylum Seekers?

Asylum Seeker: a person who has left their home country requesting sanctuary in another.
Women, men, children all crossing the border into Canadian cities and towns. Emerson, Manitoba is our local border crossing, this is where more than 200 asylum seekers to Canada have crossed. Crossing at night, walking for hours, trudging through snow, frigid farmers' fields, all with one goal in mind, to reach Canada.

Join us at the Grand Mosque for an evening of understanding. Hear from experts, grassroots leaders, and asylum seekers who have faced the unthinkable.
Learn what you can do to help!    Email
March 18 at 10 AM - 12 PM
Manitoba Islamic Association, 2445 Waverley, Winnipeg, Manitoba
All are welcome to attend. 
No background knowledge is required and all questions are welcomed.

Being Muslim, a practical Guide, is a class that will cover the essential aspects of Islam from the most basic level. Together, in a relaxed and friendly environment, we will cover a wide variety of subjects that will give learners not simply a collection of facts, but an understanding of the vision and spirit of Islam.
Topics include essential beliefs, religious practice, life of the Prophet, spirituality and character, and living as a Muslim in Canada. 

Manitoba Islamic Association is over 40 years old and is the oldest Islamic organization in Manitoba.

Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre Winnipeg Events
1808 Wellington Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0G3

March 16 at 7:30 AM - 9 AM
Members & Future members welcome.

Using Social Media for Your Business · Hosted by Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce
Social Media is the current reality and many are not prepared to use these tools. We will bring four social media specialists to lead small groups on the practical application of these marketing channels: Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Email. 
March 18 Cocktails at 6:00 p.m. | Dinner at 7:00 p.m. 
Tickets: $75 each 

Female World Sports School Challenge - Banquet · Hosted by St. Mary's Academy  
Keynote Speaker: Olympic Medalist Jennifer Botterill
Botterill was a member of the Canadian Women’s Ice Hockey Team from 1997-2011 and has attended 4 Olympic Games. She is a three time Olympic Gold Medalist (2002, 2006, 2010) and an Olympic silver medalist (1998). She is a five time World Champion and was twice named the most valuable player at the World Championship tournaments.
March 30 at 9:30 AM - 8 PM

First Nations Christian Writers Conference
Keynote Speaker: Bill Jackson
Participate in writing workshops, have appointments with editors/agent, and share writing with other First Nations Christian writers from across Canada.
April 19 at 5 PM - 10 PM

SPHS Fashion Show: Springtime in Paris · Hosted by St. Paul's High School
Honourary Chair Els Kavanagh cordially invites you to attend St. Paul's High School's 31st Annual Parent Guild Fashion Show in support of the Magis Fund.
For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Darla Hooker at
Your Support Changes Lives!
April 28 – April 29
Part of admission in support of Variety, the Children's Charity of Manitoba!

Products and services geared towards families with children to age 16. Join in with interactive workshops, live performances, seminars, product samples and door prizes. 


Irish Association of Manitoba
654 Erin Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 2V9

March 17 at 5 PM - 7 PM
St. Patrick's Day Event · Hosted by Celtic Seinn
$5.00 at the door for non members of the Irish Association of MB
Open to the public
April 7 and 8 - 7:00 pm Dinner & Show $45.00  
April 9 - 2:00 pm Dessert & Show $22.50 
Tickets $45 for dinner Friday & Saturday Night. Dessert only Sunday matinee $22.50

2nd Annual Gaelic & Garlic Gala Dinners
A 3 day fundraiser to support their Folklorama volunteers. 
Come and enjoy an exciting and fun filled night of blending Irish and Ukrainian food, drink, music & dance - presented by the Irish Association of Manitoba and The Spirit of the Ukraine Pavilion!

Great prizes to be won. 
Live music and entertainment featuring the Zoloto Ukrainian Dance Ensemble & Company 
and McDonnell School of Irish Dance. 
Performances by The McDonnell Irish Dancers & Zoloto 

Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre, 1 Snow Goose Bay, MB R0C 2Z0 

March 27 to 31
Spring Camp for Kids,  9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily 
$27 for Interpretive Centre members, $33 for non-members.
Call (204) 467-3300 or Email

Oak Hammock offers day camps for kids (age 6 to 9) during spring break.
Each day has fun-filled indoor & outdoor dynamic programs, crafts and other activities.
Early drop-off and later pick-up can be arranged.
Wild, Weird and Wonderful Week
Visit the Centre and meet the Wild, Weird and Wonderful creatures of the Marsh.
Learn about wetland wildlife with different crafts, games, movies and presentations.

March 30 - 7 p m
March 31 - 4 p m & 8 p m
Manitoba Theatre For Young People, 2 Forks Market Road, Wpg, MB R3C 4X1
Tickets $30 advanced $40.00 at the door 

The Artist Within, written and directed by GeNie Baffoe, seeks to cast a light on what it's like to be an artist while balancing a day job and other aspects of life. Witness this story that follows the journey of a dancer, a choreographer, an actor, a rapper, a beatboxer, a singer, and a DJ. 
A cast of over 50 dancers -- 10 choreographers -- 5 parkour athletes -- 2 rappers  
2 actors -- 2 producers -- 2 International Lighting Technicians -- 2 videographers 
1 DJ -- 1 poet -- 1 beatboxer -- 1 visual artist 

RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, 375 York Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J3

Apr 1 at 10 AM to Apr 2 at 10 AM
Info $12.50 per day / $20 for the two days or email
Kids 5 and under free!

Join C4 - Central Canada Comic Con as all forms of fandom come together! 
There will be vendors, and artists selling product in all genres! 
Stay tuned to see who our special guest will be!
Great fun for the family, with lots to do! 
April 20, 5:30 PM
Tickets please contact Shenna Song at 204-949-3973 or e mail

We invite you to the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra's gala celebrating Canada 150. 
Dinner, dancing, live and silent auctions, and live musical performances by your WSO.

5:30 pm Reception
6:30 pm Dinner
7:30 pm Performances by violin virtuoso Tianwa Yang, the full WSO, and 
             east-coast vocalist Eleanor McCain sings excerpts from the Canadian Songbook
8:30 pm Dancing with James Cohen and the Prairie Roots Rockers

April 1 at 2 PM
Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1C3
Dirty Dancing (Touring) 
A record-breaking live theatre sensation, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. London's Sunday Express says "This crowd-pleasing stage adaptation hits the jackpot!" Featuring the hit songs, "Hungry Eyes," "Hey Baby," "Do you Love Me?" and the heart stopping "(I've Had) The Time of My Life." 
You'll have the time of your life! Presented by Broadway Across Canada

Manitoba Legislative Building, 450 Broadway # 46, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1S4

April 2 at 12 PM

5th Annual Autism Awareness Walk
Commemorating the fifth year Canada has come on board. 
We bring you live entertainment, fun, and tons of music! 
The more people joining the walk, the bigger the impact on those who make the big decisions on how much help our children need and how capable our young adults are! 
beginning April 12 at 6 PM - 7:45 PM
Hermetic Code Tours

Join Dr. Frank Albo, creator of The Hermetic Code, for a tour of decoding the famous symbols and architecture that make the building unique. Dr. Albo will uncover trails of occult clues concealed in the building’s architecture including hidden hieroglyphic inscriptions, numerological codes, and Freemasonic symbols so intelligently masked they had escaped historians and visitors for nearly a hundred years! 
Is it possible that the Legislative Building is really a conduit of magical power? 
Is the building’s location in the centre of North America a site for numinous earth energies? 
Come and find out for yourself! 
Please dress appropriately for the weather as the first 15 minutes of the tour is outside. 
Cameras are also allowed on the tours as well as a beverage and small snacks.
You must have valid photo ID on you as you MAY need to present it at the Security Desk.


April 3 to 9
Winnipeg Comedy Festival 

Tickets are on-sale and available online, along with the full festival schedule, at

A stellar list of comedians are getting ready to descend on our city this spring, including Will Sasso, Gavin Crawford, Howie Miller, Nikki Payne, and many more! Festival organizers also believe that buying local is a good habit, and that includes entertainment, too.

‘Buy Local’ also means different things on different levels, according to Artistic Director Lara Rae: “We want to showcase fine local talent, so you’ll see local talent not only in the Indigenous-focused Winnipeg Show, but also peppered throughout the festival – including our much-loved galas.”

Tommy Chong, known for his many comedic film roles over the years, will host the Good Neighbours gala on April 7 at Pantages Playhouse Theatre.

Shazia Mirza will bring her hit stand-up show The Kardashians Made Me Do It to the West End Cultural Centre on April 9.

April 5 at 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Tier Building - University Of Manitoba, 173 Dafoe Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Pixels to Pimohteskanaw: Indigenous Video Games
Naithan Lagace is a Masters student in the Department of Native Studies at the U of M. 
"Revisions and Revitalizations: The Role of Native Studies in the Future"

Dr. Niigaan Sinclair, UMNATV Colloquium Coordinator at
Department of Native Studies

April 7 – April 13
Cre8ery gallery & studio, 125 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0W4
Free Admission, please bring your family and friends!

Strength by Numbers
Silent Auction, Fundraiser, and 10 Year Anniversary Celebration
April 7, 5-9 pm Bids Open, first friday!
April 8, 12-5 pm More Bidding!
April 11, 12 & 13, 12-6 pm More Bidding!
April 13: 7-9:45 pm Art Auction, Raffles, 50-50, and Performances.

Thank you to over 100 artists for donating time and artwork to help Cre8ery continue to offer a venue for artists to learn, exhibit, and celebrate their art.

April 8 at 5:30 PM - 11:59 PM
Breezy Bend CC, 7620 Roblin Blvd, Rural Municipality of Headingley R4H 1A7

4th Annual Manitoba SwimAbility Gala Dinner
Manitoba SwimAbility (formerly Making Waves Winnipeg) is a charitable organization that provides affordable and accessible one on one swimming instruction, water safety instruction and summer camp opportunities to children with special needs in Manitoba.

April 9 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Sprockett's Doggy Day Camp, Unit 7-975 Thomas Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2L 1P7

Come out to our Spring Party & Playgroup and have some fun with your furry friend!
* 50/50 Draw
* All socialized dogs are welcome
All proceeds support the Boston Terrier & Pug Rescue of Southern Manitoba directly. 

March 3, 2017

Kim Wheeler l Janice Bone l Seed Swap l #LoveLocalMB l Pasta Night l Storytelling Day Dinner l The Courtneys l Paint & Party l The Real McKenzies l Alternative Acts l Masquerade Party l Reunion Party l Battlestar Galactica l Judah & the Lion l BodyTalk l Canada 150 Exhibition: Call for Submission

Tier Building - University Of Manitoba, 173 Dafoe Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba

March 15 at 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
"Online & Oral Traditions: Indigenous Media"
Kim Wheeler, an Anishinabe/Mohawk, is a writer and an award-winning producer. Her work on Unreserved, ReVision Quest, and Indian Summer has garnered her New York Festival awards and two ImagineNative awards. 
Wheeler currently producers Unreserved on CBC Radio One. She has been bringing positive Indigenous stories to the mainstream media since 1993.
March 29 at 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM 
"Revisions and Revitalizations: The Role of Native Studies in the Future"
Pimicikamak Narratives: Treaties, Water, and Women
Janice Bone is a Masters of Arts student in the Department of Native Studies at the U of M. 

Dr. Niigaan Sinclair, UMNATV Colloquium Coordinator
Department of Native Studies 

March 15 at 6 PM - 8 PM
Daniel McIntyre/St. Matthews Community Association, 823 Ellice Ave, Wpg, MB R3G 0C3

Swap, share, and learn about seeds!
Bring seeds to swap and share and help build up a DMSMCA Community Seed Library. 
Don't have seeds to bring? Come on down, there will be something for everyone.
Light refreshments will be served and seed saving info will abound.
Contact Vanessa at 204-774-7005 ext 104 or for info.

March 18 at 5 PM - 9 PM
Canad Inns Destination Centre, Polo Park
$15 in advance / $20 at the door (includes free glass of wine)  
CASH BAR (ATM available on site)

4th Annual #LoveLocalMB
Experience the tastes of Manitoba!
Featuring Products from Manitoba's Finest Food & Beverage Artisans
All products being sampled will be available for purchase

Peter Fehr and Bessie Hatzitrifanos, Winnipeg food entrepreneurs, had a vision to bring together, celebrate, and promote Manitoba food and beverage artisans. The event was established in 2014 with over 400 people in attendance. It is quickly gaining the prestige as one of Manitoba's premier food and beverage events.
Experience a fun, vibrant evening filled with live music, delicious food and beverages!

March 18 at 5 PM - 8 PM
Reign Nightclub, 1792 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2G2
Tickets are $20.00 for adults and $10.00 for children, through both rescues 
If you are interested in donating prizes please email or

Pasta Night!
Hull's Haven Border Collie Rescue and Rescue Siamese are teaming up once again!
Come join us for our third annual joint pasta event! 
Fun times and supporting 2 rescues - what more could you want! 
Awesome silent auction! Great food! 

March 19 at 6 PM - 8:30 PM
Charisma Of India Restaurant, 83 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2B2
Buy tickets online 

World Storytelling Day Dinner · Hosted by Sandra Crerar
This evening includes food, tea and great storytelling.
We will have Sarasvati Productions preform with us this year with three monologues.

March 19, Doors 7:00 pm / Show 8:00 pm - 11 pm
The Good Will - Social Club, 625 Portage, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G4
$10 Tickets at Music Trader, The Good Will and online 

The Good Will Social Club & UMFM present: 
The Courtneys  with guests 

The Courtneys’ musicianship is tight, the hooks are sharp, and the craft is dynamic. Courtney Loove’s dreamy guitar riffs add a timeless pop element to the punk backbone formed by Sydney Koke’s heavy driving basslines, and drummer/lead singer Jen Twynn Payne’s snare kick combos. Their music videos have aired on MuchMusic and Rage, and the track “90210” was featured in an episode of MTVs Awkward in May 2013.

March 22 at 7 PM - 10 PM
Mano a Mano, 691 Corydon Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 0W4
Tickets    Seating is limited. 

Learn to Paint & Party at the same time! Open to Public. No Experience necessary.
With a wine glass in one hand and a paint brush in the other you will enjoy a spectacular night out. Check out our video of our Paint Parties
Everything is supplied for you, from canvas, to paint, brushes, aprons, easels, etc to produce your own masterpiece you get to go home with. Just bring yourself! 

March 23 at 9 PM - 12:45 AM
Windsor Hotel, 187 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1G7

The 25th Anniversary Tour of The Real McKenzies 
With special guests Isotopes

The Real McKenzies are a national treasure. Founded in 1992 by the punkrock poet laureate, Mr Paul McKenzie, this merry band of miscreants has spent a quarter century circumnavigating the globe. It would be a serious mistake to write them off as just another Celtic punk band. This is an absolutely monumental giant of an album. Two Devils Will Talk is fourteen tracks of pure, unbridled audio bliss. 
March 25
Prairie Theatre Exchange, Unit Y300-393 Portage Ave, Wpg, MB R3B 3H6
Two shows - 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM
Free Admission - Adult content and strong language - may not be suitable for younger ages.

Alternative Acts
The PTE School Adult Cabaret Company is proud to present a verbatim theatre style production exploring a variety of contemporary themes. All spoken text has been taken directly from actual articles and interviews. Some song lyrics have been rewritten by company members to incorporate references to current events. 
Conceived and Directed by Erin McGrath
Musical Direction by Süss
Company Members: Amanda Dunnigan, Aven Glufka, Gwenan Guillas, Brittany Hilton, Brenda Lindberg, Shayla Patterson, Manella Vila Nova, Erin-Brie Warwick, Nick Xidos, and Steve Yurkiw

March 25 at 8 PM - 2 AM
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9
Tickets: $10 online 

Masquerade Party, hosted by MEMETIC
DJs playing electro swing, house music, funky hits and more!
Live Performers - Visual Projection Art - Dress Up Photo Booth - Awesome Social Prizes

Masks & formal wear encouraged! 
MEMETIC's Director Nathan Zahn and Operations Coordinator Kelly Fitzsimons are getting married and this is their party (social) to celebrate! 

March 26 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Sprockett's Doggy Day Camp, Unit 7-975 Thomas Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2L 1P7
Only $5/family and all socialized dogs are welcome to attend.

Help Boston Terrier & Pug Rescue of MB celebrate our 8th Annual Reunion & Playgroup.
Meet some of the dogs who have found their forever homes with us in the past seven years.
Our Reunion Party is always the most popular of the year with refreshments for the humans, 50/50 draws and more doggy fun than you can wag a tail at! 

All monies raised support the Boston Terrier & Pug Rescue of Southern Manitoba directly. 

March 28 at 7 PM - 9 PM
Sam's Place, 159 Henderson Hwy, 
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2L 1L4

Geekdom House Live! watches Battlestar Galactica
Come discover which of your friends are Cylons. Geekdom House Live! returns with an episode of Battlestar Galactica. After watching the episode together we will over-analyze the episode and let it play with our life, faith, and philosophy.

If you're not sure if there is a difference between a Cylon and a toaster, that's ok. We pride ourselves on doing a fairly good job of explaining anything that needs to be explained - so you can enjoy the fandom regardless of familiarity.

The event and snacks are free. A free-will offering will be taken to cover expenses. 
Sam's Place folks will be in place to service all your coffee, espresso, and tea needs.
We operate from a Christian worldview, however we have no expectation on others and welcome differing viewpoints into the conversation.

March 30, Doors: 8:00 PM / Show: 9:00 PM - 11 PM
The Pyramid Cabaret, 176 Fort Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1C9
18+ / Tickets (Incl. GST) $17.50 + s/c   
Judah & the Lion Going to Mars Tour, with guests

Like Kids These Days, their debut record, climbed to number two on the genre-wide Heatseekers chart. With their second album, Folk Hop N Roll, the guys shine a light on the place where their influences overlap. Front man Judah Akers, who shares the band's lineup with drummer Spencer Cross, mandolin player Brian Macdonald, and banjo wiz Nate Zuercher. We all grew up loving these hip-hop beats, so why not make an album that has the grit of Run DMC or Beastie Boys, along with all the folk instruments that we play?

Continuing the success of Folk Hop N’ Roll, their hit single, “Take It All Back 2.0”, recently reached the #1 spot on the Alternative charts. 

Mar 30 at 9 AM to Apr 2 at 6 PM
Winnipeg, Manitoba
All prices included GST, a manual, light snacks, and a certificate of completion.
To register or contact 

BodyTalk FUNdamentals provides many treatment techniques. Most physical, mental and emotional states can be simply and effectively addressed with BodyTalk. This course consists of theoretical aspects as well as hands on practical application, resulting in your own healing within this course. You will learn everything you need to be able to do full BodyTalk sessions or embark on a career as a practitioner! To learn more 

Sherry's BodyTalk Fundamental seminar includes practice time for integration, and continued support to participants. Sherry provides regular study groups to ensure continued growth as well as to assist in any technical or clinical challenges. Conference calls will be set up. Every class is encouraged to set up their own local study groups. Sherry will be available via Skype to serve as a resource.

March 31 at 9 AM - 12 PM
Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library, 1045-190 Rupert Ave, Wpg, MB R3B 0N3
Submission deadline May 31, 2017
Please submit to: Andrea Reichert, Curator, (204) 487-6117,
Canada 150 Exhibition - Call for Submission 

The Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library will be celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Confederation with an exhibition that features red and white craft. A portion of the exhibition will feature historical work from the Library’s collection. The remainder will include works submitted from the community that meet any or all of the following criteria: 
a) reflecting Canadian history and motifs 
b) showcasing the truly multicultural nation of Canada
c) that are original fine craft. All work must only include the colours red and white. 

The work may be either historic or contemporary. 
Priority will be given to items that have a clear history/story, but we acknowledge that some worthy pieces often lack documented history, so this is not a firm requirement
Priority for contemporary work will be given to craft artists based in Manitoba

Submission information:
● Brief description (technique, size, materials and any special exhibit requirements)
● Craftsperson information with brief bio.
● Information about the piece in terms of its inspiration, meaning, relevance etc. 
● An image of the piece, JPG preferred and less than 1MB file size.
● Items must be loaned for the duration of the exhibition. 
● Contemporary work may be for sale during the exhibition. 
● In April 2017 the Exhibits and Programming Committee will make final selections.
● It is possible that not all pieces will be accepted for the exhibit.