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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.

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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
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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
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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.
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April 12 at 5 PM - 7 PM
Red River College, 2055 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0J9
Please contact CABB for booking appointments - cabb@outlook.com or 204-632-2586
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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.
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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 - cabb@outlook.com or 204-632-2586.

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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 thediversitytimes@gmail.com. Donations are appreciated.
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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.
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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.
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April 4, 7:00 pm in the Community Classroom.  
Bonaventure Travel: The Blue Danube Discovery and Jewish Heritage Cruise Travel Talk.
Please RSVP to ellyn@bonaventuretravel.ca or call 204-488-6653 ext 30.
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April 5, 7:00 pm 
ChiSeries Winnipeg: readings from Craig Russell, Den Valdron, and S.G. Wong. Hosted by Chadwick Ginther. Learn more at http://chiseries.com/. Craig Russell’s novel, Black Bottle Man, won the 2011 American Moonbeam Award gold medal for Young Adult Fantasy. 
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April 5, 7:30 pm 
Bev Sellars  speaking & signing Price Paid: The Fight for First Nations Survival
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April 6, 7:00 pm
Karen Clavelle  Launch of Iolaire
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April 6, 7:30 pm 
Rhonda Martens  
Bodyhacking and Human Augmentation: Should We Make Ourselves Superhumans?
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April 7, 7:00 pm
Brysen Johnson  Launch of Uncommon Sense: Finding Your Voice Among the Noise
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April 8, 7:00 pm
Emma Donoghue, in conversation with Charlene Diehl, and signing The Lotterys Plus One
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April 9, 2:00 pm 
Hugh Segal  speaking & signing Two Freedoms: Canada’s Global Future
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April 10, 7:00 pm 
Sherri Smith  Launch of Follow Me Down: A Novel
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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
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April 12, 7:00 pm 
Michael Kaan  Launch of The Water Beetles
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April 12, 7:30 pm 
Carrie Jenkins  Winnipeg launch of What Love Is and What It Could Be 
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April 19, 7:30 pm 
Karen Connelly  discussing and signing her new book The Change Room
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April 20, 7:00 pm 
Steven Lecce, Neil McArthur & Arthur Schafer  
Launch of Fragile Freedoms: The Global Struggle for Human Rights
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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.
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April 24, 7:00 pm
Jeremy R. Strong  Launch of The Tethering: Bound by Blood
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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.
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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.
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April 26, 7:00 pm 
The University of Manitoba Café Scientifique presents “Precision Medicine: One Size Doesn’t Fit All”. Please RSVP to: research_communications@umanitoba.ca or 204.474.6689.
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April 28, 7:00 pm 
Ted Landrum  Launch of Midway Radicals & Archi-Poems
Landrum is building an archive of archi-poetic research at www.ubuloca.com
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April 29, 10:00 am - 10:00 pm in the Travel Alcove 
International TableTop Day
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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. 
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April 30, 2:00 pm 
An Afternoon with Mary Walsh, discussing and signing her novel Crying for the Moon

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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!

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

2017-2018 SUBSCRIPTIONS
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.
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April 20
RBC Convention Centre
Tickets & tables, please contact Shenna Song at 204-949-3973 or ssong@wso.mb.ca

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.
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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.
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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 nweedon@hotmail.com (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. 
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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.

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