October 6, 2017

I Contact l Cooking Classes l Tim Barlow l Colour Management l The King of Comedy l C2C l Halloween l Equality Breakfast l Craft and Bake Sale l Winnipeg Art Gallery l Superhero Brunch l Aquarian: Body, Mind & Spirit Show l Shawna Dempsey l Loretta Ross l Christmas Market l The World of Illustration

October 13 at 6 PM - 11 PM
Station 8 Cafe, 325 Talbot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

FLASH Photographic Festival: I Contact by Anthony Mark Photography 
Children on the autism spectrum in intimate connection. While they may not express themselves in expected ways, such as eye contact, their feelings are visible if we are open.
Anthony Schellenberg is a husband, a father of 2 teens on the spectrum, a computer guy, a sports fan, and a photographer who believes that what makes us unique is beautiful.
7:30pm-9:00pm, Improv Comedy with the "Crosseyed Rascals".
$5 cover charge if you want to stay and watch the entertainment.

October 17, 24 & 31, November 7,  1:00 to 4:00 pm
Mary Jane's Cooking School, 252 Arlington St., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 1Y8
Tickets / contact Mary Jane at 204-775-2522 or email
$160.00 for 4 classes or $40 per class. Includes ingredients.

Vegan & Vegetarian Cooking Classes - Make wholesome, tasty main dishes, sauces and salads. The recipes will highlight seasonal vegetables along with legumes, grains, nuts and seeds. Participants take home the food they prepare.

October 19 at 6 PM - 8 PM
The Strong Badger Coffeehouse, 679 Sargent Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0A7

Join Tim Barlow (Barefootim) for an evening of vocal harmony and projected imagery. Soothing vocals nestled over carefree mellow acoustic tones. Themes largely revolving around ideas of inner peace, love, Hob Nobs and Tea. 

October 19 at 7:30 PM - 10 PM
The Lab Works, 1847 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0X5
Sign-up by emailing with your name.

Colour Management Workshop - An overview of the whole system, followed by some practical things, and make some prints on our printers. This will be a hands-on introduction and application and will demonstrate how it relates to making a better print. 

October 19 at 7 PM - 9 PM
Winnipeg Cinematheque, 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3

McDonald at the Movies: The King of Comedy, a devastating satire of fame and celebrity features Robert De Niro as Rupert Pupkin, a nerd like comedian in his 30’s who  fantasizes about being famous as a stand up comedian. Once a month comedian and co-founder of Kids in the Hall, Kevin McDonald, will present a film from comic history.

October 20 – October 22
The University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2R6
For more information

C2C: Two-Spirit & Queer People of Colour: A Call to Conversation with LGBT & Allies
A call to dialogue on the work being done in two-spirit (2S) and queer people of colour (QPOC) communities, to act in a spirit of reconciliation. C2C also includes the following community events:
Oct. 20 – QPOC Drop the Mic at The Good Will
Oct. 21 – Red Rising Magazine launch at Winnipeg Art Gallery
Oct. 22 – Closing Feast at Thunderbird House
Winnipeg, located on Treaty 1 land and in the heartland of the Métis Nation, was the location of the 1990 “Third Annual Inter-tribal Native American, First Nations, Gay and Lesbian American Conference” where the term “two-spirit” was affirmed. 


Shelmerdine Garden Center, 7800 Roblin Boulevard, Headingley, MB R4H 1B6

(1-2 YEARS)  $5 / (3-10 YEARS) | $7
OCTOBER 15, 22 & 29 AT 1PM

October 22 – October 29
Lower Fort Garry National Site, 5925 Hwy 9, St Andrews, MB R1A 4A8

Lower Fort Scary - Kid Friendly
Halloween thrills await pint sized trick-or-treaters at the Stone Fort as it transforms into Lower Fort Scary. Hop aboard the Scary Express! 
Find ghosts hiding in the fur loft, be amazed by the magician’s tricks, explore the witch’s pantry, have your face painted or do a Halloween craft.
Warm up with hot chocolate and cookies as you get your Boo Pass stamped to claim your goodie bag of treats! More info:

Hosted by SquarePeg Tours and Heartland International Travel and Tours
Union Station (Winnipeg), 123 Main St # 18, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1A3
Tours starts from inside the Via Rail Train Station; please arrive 15 minutes before the start
Seats MUST be booked in advance and are non-refundable and cannot be changed.

October 20 and 24 at 7 PM - 9:30 PM
This tour explains what is paranormal activity, what are spirits trying to tell us and how they present themselves to us. A good fit for those who are curious to understand this mystifying topic but do NOT want to interact with spirit! There is a visual presentation on board the bus. Suitable for children 8 years and older. 
Step off the bus at Vaughan St jail (not entered) and the Fort Garry Hotel. This tour is an excellent combination of history and understanding what is paranormal activity.
October 23 at 7 PM - 10 PM
October 25 to October 31 at 7 PM - 10 PM
Talking to the Dead Bus Tour
Use basic tools and techniques with the anticipation of capturing evidence of spirit activity. Spirit communication will be attempted. Enter the Manitoba Legislative Building, St. Boniface Museum, and finish the tour inside at the Fort Garry Hotel. Spend time outside at the Vaughan Street Jail, too.

We are not liable/responsible for any negative results (bad dreams, anxiety or the like) as a result of attending one of these tours. It is your understanding that you are aware you are taking them on a Haunted Investigation where there will be discussions of ghost stories and communication techniques used. 
If you purchase a ticket for a minor you are agreeing with this statement and will not pursue any action that will negatively affect SquarePeg Tours, Heartland International Travel and Tours, or any of the locations we visit.

October 20 at 7:15 AM - 9 AM
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, 375 York Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J3
Tickets available through Manitoba WISE Inc., McNally Robinson and Status of Women

Working in Support of Equality Breakfast
Senator Kim Pate & Manitoba Treaties Commissioner Loretta Ross
speaking on Life Journeys for Equality & Justice

October 21 at 10 AM - 3 PM
Fort Garry United Church, 800 Point Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 3L8
$2 / 12 and under free  / wheelchair accessible / 204-475-1568 or

All-Handmade Craft and Bake Sale
Something for everyone! 
Over 60 tables, all on one level. Bake sale in support of the church. 
Kids craft corner from 11 am to 1 pm; face painting 10 am to 2 pm $2 
Shop small, shop local and support local artisans in your community!

Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1V1

Opening October 21, 10 am at Gallery Shop. Only 2 of each print available.
On the southern tip of Baffin Island, Cape Dorset is hailed as the most artistic community in Canada and the undisputed capital of Inuit art. The 2017 Cape Dorset Print Collection features 30 prints, each in an edition of 50. On view until November 19.
October 22 at 2 PM - 5 PM Tickets
Back to Basie with Scotty Barnhart
WJO swings into the season with a celebration of the iconic band leader and music guaranteed to keep toes tapping. Grammy Award winning trumpeter and Basie Band leader Scotty Barnhart is our featured guest.
Clemence Wescoupe
Opening: October 26, 3-7pm at WAG@The Forks
Clemence Wescoupe is of Saulteaux background from the Long Plain Reserve. His work follows the early Woodland tradition of artists such as Daphne Odjig and Jackson Beardy, which has developed into his own graceful style with flowing lines and forms. 

On view until November 30.
November 3, 12-9pm + November 4 | 11am-5pm
At the door $5/day • Under 12 free 
Includes admission to galleries

2017 CRAFTED Show + Sale
Juried craft show at the WAG highlights over 50 artists from Manitoba, plus a select number from Nunavut, Nunatsiavut, and the Northwest Territories. CRAFTED also features DIY workshops and live craft demonstrations!

October 22 at 10 AM - 2 PM
Victoria Inn Winnipeg, 1808 Wellington Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0G3
Tickets Please contact us at

Superhero Brunch and Training Academy in support of The Frosting Foundation. By enjoying a fun day with your little Superheroes, you will be helping to spread birthday cheer to children in hospital.
A brunch buffet and access to the Superhero Training Academy! Practice Superhero flight skills! Receive a special certificate and Superhero Swag Bag! Have pictures taken with your favourite Superheroes! Buy Superhero themed items! Participate in our auction for a chance to win an amazing prize!
Wear your favourite Superhero costume, Superhero colours or Superhero t-shirt!

October 22 at 10 AM - 5 PM
Centro Caboto Centre, 1055 Wilkes Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 2L7
Free admission

The Aquarian will be celebrating our 25th year in publication with The Body, Mind & Spirit Show. A chance to win one of 25 door prizes! See all the other exhibitors!  

October 24 at 6 PM - 9 PM
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, 100 Arthur St # 300, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3
Fees: $35 member / $55 non-member
call: 204-949-9134 ext. 1 or visit us or email or online

Artistic Survival with Shawna Dempsey: grant writing, income diversification and how to build relationships that lead to opportunities. Topics will also include budgeting, bookkeeping and risk management. 
Art is hard, but the even harder part is making a living at it.

Shawna was supported by her collaborative lesbian feminist performance art for 16 years. She still makes art with Lorri Millan, curates, and is currently Co-Executive Director of Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art.

Events at Ralph Connor House, 54 West Gate, Winnipeg, R3C 2E1    

October 24 at 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The Institute for International Women's Rights-MB is pleased to invite you to our Annual General Meeting. All are welcome and there will be refreshments!
This year's guest speaker is Manitoba Treaty Commissioner Loretta Ross.
November 3, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm / November 4, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm 
204.954.7880 /
Admission  $3  

University Women’s Club of Winnipeg's 37th Annual Christmas Market
Three floors of Manitoba crafts and giftware for your home, family, and friends!
Have a light lunch or a snack at Ralph’s Bistro!

Bake Shoppe - delicious choices of single and family servings
Treasure Trove - gently used items seeking new homes
Boutiques - wide variety from local crafters
The Gallery will feature paintings and objet d'art

October 25 at 7 PM - 9:30 PM
MAWA Mentoring Artists for Women's Art, 611 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1E1
Register online or by calling our office (204-927-2787) 
or emailing Aaron at 
Cash payments will be taken at the door 
Cost: $20 for non-members/$10 for MAWA & Creative Manitoba Members (pay at the door)

The World of Illustration - This workshop will explore illustrative work in today’s market, strategies to get your name and your work noticed, and tips on promoting yourself as a professional in the field.

MJ Matheson is an award-winning designer, author and illustrator with more than twenty years experience. Her picture book, Hokey Dowa Gerda and the Snowflake Girl, won the Manitoba Book Award for Young People Award in 2015.

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