December 28, 2019

Community Services & Classes l Drag Queen Gayrotic Bingo l New Year's Eve at The Forks l Events at MAWA l PAW Patrol Live! l Oak Hammock l Music & Film Events l Fundraisers for Urban Stable & Dog Rescue

Community Services & Classes

The West End 24 hour safe space (WE24), 430 Langside
It is open every night from 11pm-7am until April 3, 2020, for youth, ages 13 to 26.

The West Central Women's Resource Centre will be starting a men's circle hosted by Melvin Moar. For more information or to register, contact Carolyn at 204-774-8975 ext 220 or

January 4, 9 AM – 5 PM
Divine Clarity, 2071 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 0K9    
Register online or at Reception desk or call 204-223-8778  
ThetaHealing Rhythm to a Perfect Weight - Hosted by Kristel Kernaghan
ThetaHealing students can utilize the techniques taught in this class to assist their clients in achieving Weight Rhythm!
It also contains Vianna’s secrets to weight loss. It’s about being comfortable in your own body and finding inner peace and happiness through accepting who you are.
Includes: ThetaHealing® RHYTHM Book and Certificate.
Prerequisite: Basic & Advanced DNA Training, and Dig Deeper Workshop


Daniel McIntyre/St. Matthews Community Association
823 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0C3
Sessions hosted by Shameless Circle

January 5, 1 PM – 3 PM
Please register and state the date when registering. 
It’s free, but registration is required. 

Women’s Self Defence class is back!
Free session with Linda Postma
Linda has a black belt in Taekwondo. She is passionate about empowering women to develop strategies and learn ways to defend and protect themselves and their families.
Free refreshments and coffee, kids welcome

January 12, 1 PM – 3 PM
Cost: FREE

The Shameless Circle is collaborating with the Canadian Centre for Child Protection and the Winnipeg Police Service to provide an information session on the issue of Non Consensual Distribution of Intimate Images. It will provide information on victim rights, as well as information on resources available.

To register email with your name, organization and the number of people. Refreshments will be served.

January 19, 1 PM – 3 PM

Intro to Dancing with Meghan - Free Class
Join us for a free Intro to Dance class where w’ll learn core technique dance steps and do an upbeat combo. Free to attend, kids welcome!

January 26, 1 PM – 3 PM

Free Workshop - Kids welcome, refreshments provided.
Getting Unstuck Workshop is back by popular demand. 
Come join us at our amazing workshop and learn how to get unstuck.

January 14
Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street
or call 204-235-1069      Free parking / wheelchair friendly 

Art Classes start - for ages 7 years and up, and all skill levels 
Class options include: Acrylic Mediums, Charcoal Portraits, Cartooning 101, Patterns in Nature, Portraits Like the Masters, The Art of Illustration, Teen Manga, Artivism, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, Gouache, Silk Painting, Watercolour, 
Try Water Soluble Oils, Abstract Art in Acrylic, Watercolour and much more!

December 29, 9 PM – 11 PM
Club 200, 190 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0M6

Drag Queen Gayrotic Bingo - Hosted by Freida Loader & guests
The classic game with colourful numbered balls gets an update with fabulous drag queens.
Kinky prizes, Bingo, & plenty of debauchery will make the evening fun and entertaining! 
The kitchen is open from 5PM - 9PM with bingo starting at 9PM!
We have VLTs, a full service restaurant and a energy filled dance floor featuring Winnipeg's best club music. Club 200 is a gay owned & operated club.
Come down for the fun you've been missing!

December 31 at 10 AM – Jan 1, 2020 at 12:30 AM
The Forks, 1 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4T7

New Year's Eve at The Forks / Kid Friendly
The last decade was full of exciting things happening at The Forks. In 2019, we came together to host over 280 events that helped bring together our diverse communities.
You embraced winter taking in the Festival du Voyageur ice bar, welcoming this year’s Warming Huts winners and skating on the River Trail for a record 76 days.
You flocked here to celebrate Canada Day, our biggest event of the year.
Join us on New Year’s Eve as we celebrate the start of a new year and a new decade.  
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Ball Hockey in The Forks Market Plaza Parking Lot
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM     Parks Canada Photo Booth in South Hall
4:00 PM - 4:40 PM     Teakle Family Circus in The Forks Market Food Hall
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM     Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM     Indigenous Programming
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM   Photo Booth in the Second Floor Market Lounge
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM     2020 Goggles-Making by Art City in South Hall
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM     Soul On Ice at CN Stage Rink
8:00 PM - 8:15 PM     Family Countdown + Mini Fireworks
8:15 PM - 9:00 PM     Live Performance by William Prince in The Forks Market Food Hall
9:00 PM - 9:30 PM     DJ Lazer Wolf in The Forks Market
9:30 PM - 9:45 PM     Live Performance by William Prince in The Forks Market Food Hall
10:45 PM - 11:45 PM  DJ Lazer Wolf in The Forks Market
12:00 AM                   Fireworks Spectacle in The Forks Historic Port

MAWA Mentoring Artists for Women's Art, 611 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1E1
MAWA can be easily reached by public transit, and opens 30 minutes before each program.  
Questions or suggestions, contact the office at 204-949-9490 or email
Open to participants of all genders unless otherwise noted. Washrooms are gender neutral.

January 3, 12 PM – 1 PM
Craft is Political - First Friday Lecture by Seema Goel
Free, everyone is welcome!

Seema Goel is an artist, writer and craftivist. She draws on her dual background in arts and sciences to focus on the relationship between humans and the natural world, often highlighting contradictions within this relationship and noting the ways in which nature is used to advance human thinking. 

January 8, 6:30 PM – 9 PM

Artist Mothers at MAWA - Collage and Conversation, facilitated by Sandra Brown
Free! Open to all artist mothers 

Join us for a relaxed gathering of collaging and conversation. We’ll share ideas about artwork for our upcoming spring exhibition. Bring collage materials you’d like to contribute or work with and art you’ve been working on for feedback.    
The Artist Mothers Group invites all artist-mothers to come and meet other women who embrace both mothering and artistic production. This peer-based group usually meets on the first Wednesday of each month. Meetings are relaxed and informal. 
If you can’t make the meeting, please consider participating in the Artist Mothers at MAWA.

January 14, 6:30 PM – 8 PM

Desire Change: Contemporary Feminist Art in Canada Reading Group
Free! Everyone welcome, including first-timers; no need to register, just come!
This meeting will discuss Noni Brynjolson's essay partially about MAWA and more widely about mentorship, collaboration and feminism in Winnipeg's art community. 
Each session, participants delve into a chapter with facilitator, Helga Jakobson.

Copies are available at MAWA for $45, or through the Winnipeg Public Library.
Read Chapter 11, “From Mentorship to Collaboration: Art, Feminism, and Community in Winnipeg" by Noni Brynjolson.

January 23, 6:30 PM – 8 PM

Theory and Beer: The Feminist Power of Embroidery with Heidi Eigenkind
Free, everyone welcome to attend! 
E. Tammy Kim’s article opens a discussion about why feminist artists use embroidery and how subversion in embroidery can be defined. Please come and share your own connections with this needle-craft and stories of subversive strategies involving embroidery in your family and/or culture of origin. Bringing a piece of your own work is encouraged.

Reading: E. Tammy Kim, “The Feminist Power of Embroidery” 

Discussion Groups are led by facilitators, and will have a focus and weblinks to readings. Come prepared, so that the conversation really “cooks”. People of all genders are welcome!

January 4 and 5
Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1C3

PAW Patrol Live! "The Great Pirate Adventure" - Winnipeg
It’s Pirate Day in Adventure Bay and Ryder will need all paws on deck as he and the PAW Patrol discover a secret treasure map while on a mission to rescue Cap’n Turbot from a mysterious cavern. It’s up to Chase, Marshall, Skye, and all their heroic pirate pup friends to save the day and find the pirate treasure before Mayor Humdinger finds it first!

Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre
For more information call (204) 467-3300

January 5, 12 and 19 - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Decoy Carving Workshop - Canvasback
This three-day course will teach you the classic North American art of decoy carving. 
Pre-registration is required. Fee is $110 for members, $130 for non-members
January 11 - 1 p.m. 
Snowshoe Hike in the marsh followed by hot chocolate by the fire. 
Pre-registration is required. Fee is $6 for members, $15 for non-members
January 18 - 1 p.m. 
Birding Hour Workshop - Where to find birds in Manitoba
Naturalist, Paula Grieef, will tell you some of the best places to find birds in Manitoba. 
Pre-registration is required. Fee: $6 for members, $15 for non-members
January 16 - 7 p.m. 
Astronomy Night - The sky of 2020 and an observation session if we have a clear sky.
Fee: $5 for members and $10 for non-members
January 26 
First Goose of the Year Contest Launch
Activities include crafts, migration presentation, goose scavenger hunt and face painting.
Enter our contest and you could win a one-year family membership. 
The contest will close on February 28 or when the first goose is seen.
January 31
Winter Spark 
Outdoor activities include animal tracking on snowshoes and energetic games. 
Warm up by the fire and roast some tasty marshmallows.

Music & Film Events

Pony Corral Restaurant & Bar (Grant Park), 400 Wilton St (Grant Park Shopping Centre)
Please call 204-475-4464 to book your table 

January 10, 9:30 PM
“Pop Vegas” will play 90s pop, rap, current top 40, disco and country music. 
January 31, 9:30 PM
Dance with The Goods Band 

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

January 11, Doors 7 pm - Show 8 pm – 11 pm
$25   Tickets

Women In Blues are back again with another jammed back night of the best in Blues, featuring: Romi Mayes / Debra Lynn Neufeld / Angel Calnek / Lady Lee
Ms. Gwendolyn / Nadia Douglas / Tannis Bumbry / Sharon Clarkson

January 13, Doors 7 pm | Movie 8 PM – 10 PM
$7.50  Tickets

Park Cult Movies Presents The Fly  (1986)
Seth Brundle (Jeff Goldblum), a brilliant but eccentric scientist attempts to woo investigative journalist Veronica Quaife (Geena Davis) by offering her a scoop on his latest research in the field of matter transportation, which against all the expectations of the scientific establishment have proved successful. 
Up to a point. 
Brundle thinks he has ironed out the last problem when he successfully transports a living creature, but when he attempts to teleport himself a fly enters one of the transmission booths, and Brundle finds he is a changed man. 
This Science-Gone-Mad film is the source of the quote Be afraid. Be very afraid.

January 17, 9:30 PM – 1 AM
Le Garage, 166 Provencher Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G3

The Groove Pirates are happy to be returning.
Join us for a night of great Blues music!

January 17, 9 PM – 1 AM
X-Cues Cafe & Lounge, 551 Sargent Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3b 1W4
$5 at the door / DEBIT/CREDIT / ALL AGES

Nineteen is an acoustic duo breaking the boundaries of jazz, folk, indie, and pop. Stacey James's main instrument is the keyboard, but he has added trumpet, saxophone, fiddle, bass, electric and acoustic guitar to the mix.
The new single, "I Can See" is available on all digital platforms. 

Metis Singer / Songwriter Holly Rose was the lead vocalist of metal band Quoth the Sun.

Fundraisers for Urban Stable & Dog Rescue 

January 23, 7 PM – 9:30 PM
The Hanger, 121 Scurfield Blvd, Winnipeg, MB, R3Y 1L6
Tickets $45  

Paint Party Fundraiser - an evening of creativity and fun!
No matter what your skill level you will have a great time!
Come and let our artist guide you step by step through your painting.
Invite your friends, and enjoy a great evening of food, drinks, painting and good company while raising money for Urban Stable.

January 31, 8 PM – 9 PM
Hosted by Boston Terrier & Pug Rescue of Southern Manitoba (BTPRSM)
Tickets are $10 each. 

January 2020 Cash Calendar Fundraiser
We have the opportunity for you to win $1,200.
Draws are each day in the month of January - one draw per day. 
All winners will be phoned, and are re-entered for each draw.
To purchase a calendar, please email us at
We will also have the calendars at our upcoming playgroups and craft sales! 

February 2, 10 AM – 3 PM
Riverview Community Centre, 90 Ashland Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3L 1K6
Admission is a non perishable food item for Winnipeg Harvest.

For the Love of Critters Craft Show · Hosted by Popcorns & Binkies Rescue Haven
There will be 30 tables of HANDMADE vendors, a HUGE silent auction, pet nail trims, colouring pages for the kids and more!
We will also have our Valentine's Pet Photos - $10 will get a digital copy emailed to you.

We are currently accepting applications for HANDMADE artisans/vendors ONLY. 
Please email for an application.
Table fee is $30, plus a $5-$10 (retail value) donation to our silent auction. 
Includes an 8 foot table & 2 chairs, (additional $5 fee for spaces with electrical outlets).
Do NOT send payment with your application.
If accepted, your fee must be paid via e-transfer within 48 hours to reserve your spot. 

December 25, 2019

Wishing you all the blessings of the season...

Wishing you a Christmas filled 
with all you hold dear
and a New Year filled 
with all the best!

Thank you for visiting!!

December 1, 2019

Musical Evenings & New Year’s Eve Celebrations l Crafts & Arts & Classes l Family Events, including Oak Hammock Marsh, Dalnavert Museum & Manitoba Children's Museum l Dog Playgroup & Fundraiser

Musical Evenings & New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Shannon's Irish Pub and Eatery
175 Carlton Street, Wpg, MB   R3C 3H9

Every Saturday, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
A traditional Celtic Jam Hosted by Winnipeg's Dale Brown!  Amazing musicians playing great music and enjoying a pint of some Jameson. 
Come down and experience a little bit of Ireland. Music / Kid Friendly
December 19, 10 PM – 1 AM
Come take a break from the Holiday hustle and join the Truck Stop Prophets 
No cover, just a fun night of great tunes, great beer and great dancing!

December 21, 7 PM – 9:30 PM
Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain - CCFM, 340 Provencher Blvd, Wpg, MB  R2H 0G7
$20   Tickets  / Free Parking

The Winnipeg Pops Orchestra’s Christmas Concert for 2019
Join Conductor Owen Clark as he leads the WPO in performing holiday classics along with several original arrangements, including the world premiere of Owen's Songs of the Blue and Grey. Vocalists and Guests include:
The WPO's own Denise Comeault, performing songs with the full orchestra
Singer/Songwriter Keith Macpherson, premiering his A Star Shone in the Sky
The McConnell Irish Dancers will join the WPO on The Lord of the Dance

The Pyramid Cabaret, 176 Fort Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1C9

December 21, 7 PM – 2 AM
$12 in advance and $15 at the door 
It's a special holiday Shake n' Bake! Good times and fun as we celebrate the holidays while coming together for a night of great music! 
Featuring: Vikings / Invisible Friends (Formerly Bright Righteous) / Deep Dark Cave 
December 27, Doors at 9 PM / Show at 10 PM – 2 AM  
That Hot Killer Holiday Show
Moon Tan as Zeppelin
Bullrider as The Killers
Free Morgan as Red Hot Chili Peppers
18+  Drink, dance and scream "Whole Lotta Love" while you sip candy cane vodka.
December 31, 8:20 PM – 2:30 AM
Countdown to 2020 - Roaring 2020s NYE · Hosted by MEMETIC
Calling all sheiks, flappers, and hoofers! Winnipeg's niftiest costume party is bringing in the 2020s with the finest retro future dancefloor grooves. 

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

December 26 & 27, Doors at 9pm / Show at 10pm – 2 am
18+ w/ valid ID - Tickets $15 in advance at The Good Will and online
Guilty Pleasures 2019 - A star studded cast of Winnipeg musicians will be playing all your favourite 90s tunes from Spice Girls to Britney Spears, and so much more, featuring:
Alexa Dirks / Marti Sarbit / Joey and Dave Landreth / Alex Campbell / Ryan Voth
December 31, Doors 9pm / Show 10pm – 2 AM
18+ w/ valid ID  / $25 tickets at The Good Will and online
New Years Eve with Roman Clarke, with special guests Kenzie Jane and DJ Hunnicutt. 
Clarke’s catalogue reflects his prairie roots, but the groove that comes through borrows from influences far wider than his rural Manitoban upbringing.

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

December 28, 7 PM – 11 PM
$20  call 204-990-5755 or at Into The Music or online 
We will perform Crime of the Century in its entirety and all the other Supertramp hits. 
We are a six piece band, keyboards, horns, guitar, bass, drums and harmonica!  
December 31, 10 PM – 2 AM
$39.99 Tickets at The Park Theatre and online. Includes, great food, champagne at midnight, our balloon drop, light show, and great live music.

A Funk and Soul Dance Party, with music from Then and Now 
This year we are heading back to the 70s, Hot and Dirty style. Dirty Catfish Brass Band and Dr. Hotbottom combine and create a 16 piece band to present original material and to celebrate the great soul and funk music of the 70s. Featuring music from Tower of Power, Earth Wind & Fire, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, and Kool and the Gang. Put on that groovy dress, bell bottoms, or dashikis. Let's get down and party all night!

December 28, 9:30 PM
Pony Corral Restaurant & Bar, 400 Wilton St, Winnipeg, MB R3M 3W1
Please call (204) 475-4464 to book your table

Dance with The Goods Band 

December 31, 10 PM – 2 AM
Times Change(d) High & Lonesome Club, 234 Main St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1A8
Tickets $15 by Eventbrite

Includes champagne at midnight, and the rock ’n roll sounds of The Honeysliders - Jamie Buckboro and Micah Bell, with keyboardist Alex Campballse (The Bros. Landreth, Imaginary Cities, JD Edwards Band, Sweet Alibi) and veteran Winnipeg drummer Jesse Miller (Romi Mayes) - playing their very own music, as well as Neil Young, The Band, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and more!

December 31, 9:30 PM – 2 AM
The Handsome Daughter, 61 Sherbrook St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2B2
18+ ~ $25 in advance  

Real Love Winnipeg presents the 5th annual REAL LOVE NYE! Featuring:
Jonny New Year and the Ball Droppers (Winnipeg group playing your favourite covers)
Ariel Posen 
Heitha Forsyth (Sol James)
Sheena Rattai and Daniel Peloquin-Hopfner (Red Moon Road)
Michael Jordan (Royal Canoe, Begonia)
Alex Campbell (JD Edwards Band, Sweet Alibi)
Jonny Moonbeam (Red Moon Road, Retro Rhythm Review)
JayWood (indie jams from Winnipeg)
December 31, 7 PM – 1 AM
German Society of Winnipeg, 121 Charles Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W 4A6
Tickets $35 each   Call 204.589.7724 or email 

Come on out and ring in the New Year " Silvester" at Schnitzelhaus Restaurant and Pub!
Enjoy a scrumptious buffet dinner, dancing and toast "Prosit Neujahr" with Sekt at midnight!

December 31, 5 PM – 11:55 PM
Beaujena's French Table, 302 Hamel Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0K9

New Year’s Eve seven course dinner

December 31, 9 PM – 2 AM
La Roca Mexican Restaurant, 155 Smith Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1J7
$20 Tickets at La Roca and online 

Roaring Twenties NYE with a very special guest DJ and Winnipeg’s top local DJs

December 31, 8:30 PM – 1 AM
Travelodge by Wyndham Winnipeg East, 20 Alpine Ave., Wpg, MB   R2M 0Y5
$99.99 + tax (or $116.98) Call 204-255-6000 or toll free 1-877-991-4440

2020 New Year Celebration with Dance In Ur Pantz
Dance to live dance music and entertainment provided by fun-loving Dance in UR Pantz band! Dance to your favourite music, enjoy amazing food, celebrate at midnight!     

December 31, 6 PM – 2:30 AM
Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown, 288 Portage Avenue, Wpg, MB   R3C 0B8
Tickets · $69.99 - $79.99 
The 8th Annual Resolution NYE Gala, presented by Zueike in support of EarthDog Terrier Rescue of Manitoba. The state of the art sound and lighting system with special effects and the pulse pounding beats will surely raise the high energy party atmosphere to new heights. Dress code - formal
Cocktails 6:00pm with Complimentary beverages inside the Absolut Premium Lounge
Dinner 7:30pm
Live Auction 9pm 
Dance to the sounds of your favourite hits from R&B, Hip Hop and Top 40!

December 31, 9 PM – 2 AM
Pony Corral Pembina, 1700 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2G2
Tickets $20    Lounge will be closed for tickets holder at 9pm.

2020 New Year Party with Goods Band at Pier 7
Join us to celebrate the New Year with “the Goods band”.

December 31, 9 PM – 3 AM
Forth, 171 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0S1

Mixtechs Recordings & Dr. Dust Proudly Present BASS UNITY 2020
A Two Room Rave in the Heart of the Continent for New Years Eve 2020
Mixtechs (Dub City Steppers, CKUW) and Dr.Dust (Tribal Fusion Gathering, Winnipeg Psy) join forces to bring you the 2020 extravaganza we all want.... UNITY!
Two bars near both stages to serve you till about 2am 
Jaimony.Payne.Art will be doing a live psychedelic landscape UV painting as the backdrop for the Psy stage so it will take shape as the night transpires. 
We will be awarding BEST SINGLE and BEST COUPLE costumes. 
The couple costume doesn't have to work together.
Sound Engineering by Diverse HIFI
Photography & Videography by Dustin Kerschtien & Whiting Photography

December 31, 7 PM – 1 AM
Lakeview Gimli Resort, 10 Centre Street, Gimli, Manitoba R0C 1B0
(204) 642-8565

New Years Eve Fundraising Gala, Dinner and Dance
Hosted by the Cracked Egg Shell, put on by the Westshore Community Foundation.
Great dinner. Dance floor was full all night last year. 

Crafts & Arts & Classes

December 9 and 16 at 7 PM – 10 PM
The Canadian Brewhouse (Winnipeg), 1715 Kenaston Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3Y 1V5
Tickets at / 403-815-5615 /

Rustic Sign Night at The Canadian Brewhouse Winnipeg!
Join us for a fun night of painting a beautiful handmade reclaimed wood sign!
Ticket includes: One Signature hand made sign per person (valued at $95.00!)
A Pre-Cut Stencil Saying and Design (Choose from 40+ Designs)
Choose a saying and/or image stencil. We will have it ready for you when you arrive.
Cre8ery gallery & studio, 125 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0W4
December 13, 7 - 10 pm; December 14, 11am - 5pm; December 15, 1pm - 4pm

Cre8ery gallery + studio Holiday Open House Weekend

Video Pool Media Arts Centre, 100 Arthur St # 300, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3

December 14, 12 PM – 4 PM
$65 member / $85 non-member via Paypal at
Call 204-949-9134 ext. 108 or visit our office or email

Spatial Audio in Virtual Reality with Instructor Lesley Klassen
Craft sound environment that are immersive that listeners can physically explore.
January 1, 3 PM – 6 PM
Temporal Contours, a series of live audio performances by artists working in a variety of thoughtful approaches to sonic presentation, provides space for experimentation.
It is introducing an on-going open-call for artists working in live sound. 
for information, application requirements, to view samples or 

December 19, 6 PM – 8 PM
Hidden Treasures - DIY Studio, 1-150 Goulet Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0R7
$35/per person  Seating Limited.  Call 204-691-9957 to reserve your spots.

Beeswax Candle Making Class - We use locally produced beeswax! 
Beeswax candles purify the air.  Make 6 Beeswax tealights, 2 votives and 2 container candles, as well as a wick dipper, which extinguish candles with NO smoke!   
This time doesn't work for you?  Gather up a few friends and give us a call. 

December 19, 7 PM – 9 PM
Yaymaker Winnipeg, MB

Work with soy-based wax, scented oils, and decorative elements to craft custom candles. Our trained crafter will guide you to make a creation perfect for gifting. No experience required, and everything is supplied.  Show up early to grab drinks and a bite to eat.

Family Events

The Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre on highway 67  

December 7 - 1 p.m. 
Movie Afternoon - Popcorn is included with admission.
December 14 - 8:00 a.m. 
Christmas Bird Count - Pre-registration required by December 11. 
The fee is $5 for members and $14 for non-members (light lunch included)
December 15 - 1 p.m. 
Birding Hour - Join Naturalist, Paula Grieef, to learn to identify birds. 
Workshop fee: $6 for members / $15 for non-members
December 19 - 7 p.m. - Astronomy Night - Winter Constellations
Admission: $5 for members and $10 for non-members.
December 26 
Winter Fun Day - Strap on snowshoes and explore. Go on a Winter Treasure Hunt. 
Try Critter Dipping under the ice. Play in our Shuffle Duck Tournament!
December 27, 30 and January 2 and 3 - For ages 6 to 9, from 9 - 4 daily. 
Winter Camp for Kids - Register today!
Snowshoeing, bannock baking, winter games; indoor and outdoor components 
December 29 - 1 p.m. 
Snowshoe Hike and enjoy hot chocolate by the fire afterwards. 
Pre-registration / Fee: $6 for members, $15 for non-members

December 14, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
The Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, 450 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 0V8
Admission is free. 

We welcome all Manitobans to our annual Christmas Open House
Tour our beautiful and historic building while connecting with your elected representatives. Enjoy school choirs, participate in an historic tour and indulge in some Christmas treats.
Be sure to watch out for Santa & Mrs. Claus!
Please bring a non-perishable food item or unwrapped gift for the Christmas Cheer Board.

Dalnavert Museum and Visitors' Centre, 61 Carlton Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1N7

December 14, 7:30 PM
$20 Tickets

Ghosts For The Holidays - listen to some Victorian ghost stories in the festive parlour and join in some real Victorian past-times.
December 20, 7:30 PM – 9 PM
$25 Tickets

Christmas Days of Yore - Listen to Christmas music of The Red River Settlement with Simpson’s Folly telling stories that reflect life in the Scottish settlement in Red River. Take part in some Victorian Christmas party games. A surprise visit from Scrooge with a comic re-telling of A Christmas Carol!
December 21, 7:30 PM – 9 PM
$25 Tickets

A Christmas Carol with Ron Robinson, with holiday refreshments and treats!

Manitoba Children's Museum, 45 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4T6

December 26, 11 AM – 3 PM
Boxing Day Extravaganza - Bring your gift boxes to the Museum for a day of box building extravaganza. Take your creation home or add it to the box city that we’ll be constructing throughout the day. 
December 31, 11 AM – 1 PM
Free with general museum admission

Top Hats & Tiaras - dress to impress in your formal wear for an afternoon out on the town. We’ll have top hats and tiaras to help you look spectacular for a souvenir photograph taken by Ebonie Klassen Photography.
Enjoy live musical entertainment, hands-on science activities, festive balloon creations, tasty snacks, a ginger ale toast to 2020, and a festive 1000-balloon drop led by Countdown Emcees Drew Kozub and Karly Troschuk from KiSS 102.3’s KiSS Morning’s with Drew & Karly as we ring in the New Year at noon! 

Dog Playgroup & Fundraiser

December 15, 2:30 PM – 4 PM
Sprockett's Doggy Day Camp, 7-975 Thomas Ave, Wpg, MB  R2L 1P7
$5.00/family, and Dogs are FREE!

Boston Terrier & Pug Rescue - December Playgroup 2019
We'll have snacks and items from our craft sales table for your last minute shopping needs.
And of course the best reason to come - playtime and socialization for your furry friend! 
All socialized dogs are welcome.
100% of monies raised go directly to the medical and daily care of the Bostons and Pugs in Boston Terrier & Pug Rescue of Southern Manitoba’s care.

Winners will be drawn on December 22, 2019 at 4:00 pm
Pet Valu (Winnipeg,MB - Osborne), 230 Osborne St., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 1Z5

Cash Raffle Fundraiser · Hosted by Penny's All Breed Animal Rescue Inc.
We are selling cash raffle tickets to help raise money for our animals in care!
We have a lot of very sick animals currently in our care and our vet bills are growing very quickly!
Tickets are $1 each and you will be entered to win the following CASH prizes!
Prize #1: $500
Prize #2: $250
Prize #3: $100
Please contact us if you would like tickets or would like to help us sell them!

November 15, 2019

Operation Red Nose l Knit for Australia's Koalas l Ongoing Events l Musical & Comedy Nights l Enjoy Wine & Pasta & Chocolate l Forum Art Fair & Classes l The Hours That Remain l Children’s Events l Fundraisers l Take a Break

Operation Red Nose Manitoba - call 204-947-6673

2019 Nights of Operation (9 pm to 3 am)
November 29, 30, December 6, 7, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 27, 28, 31

The best way to get home this Holiday Season!!
One call to Operation Red Nose gets you and your vehicle home safely this holiday season. Download the Red Nose app, where a safe ride is a tap away!
For ORN schedules, contact information and more, visit

Want to volunteer for Operation Red Nose, but don't have a full team of three? No problem. We will match you up with others to make a Drive Team. Go to

Knit for Australia's Koalas

Knitters of the World - Australia needs your help. 
Over 1 million hectares of land have been burning in 300 fires across NSW and Queensland. Much of this is critical Koala Habitat - a species that is now considered “functionally extinct”. Populations have been decimated and those who have survived are badly injured. 
There has also been a call out for knitted, crocheted or sewn Koala mittens and Joey pouches for our beloved kangaroos, possums and wombats, to help in the treatment of burns. 
Please email for the patterns at to receive a PDF for patterns. I am happy to be the point of collection.
Please show our global leaders what can be achieved when we act as a collective consciousness and show compassion and love for those in need. Many thanks and much love ~ Jac
PO Box 126, Balgowlah, New South Wales, Australia 2093

Ongoing Events  

to December 23, 9 AM – 5 PM
St. Mary's Nursery and Garden Centre Ltd., 2901 St. Mary's Road, Wpg, MB R2N 4A6

Christmas Uncrated 2019
Over 30 theme trees and Christmas holiday displays!  
Theme ornaments and home decor - 25,000 square feet of wonderland! 

to December 31, 9:30 AM – 6 PM
Just For You Massage Therapy, 96 Browning Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3K 0L7

If you buy a two hour massage gift certificate with a value of $155, I will give you a half hour free certificate as well! Please get your appointments scheduled ahead of time. 

to January 30, 9 am to 4 pm
The Community Gallery, 2nd floor, 
The Pavilion, Assiniboine Park

The Winnipeg Sketch Club's 
102nd Annual Juried Art Exhibition

Tuesdays, 2 PM – 3:30 PM   
Wolseley Family Place, 202-222 Furby, R3C 2A7
All skill levels are welcome!

Art inK - During our drop in art program, we use a wide variety of materials and experiences: water colours, acrylics, chalk pastels, print making, sculpture, drawing, self portraits, collage, and masks.  

Tuesdays, 4:30 PM – 10 PM
Brazen Hall Kitchen & Brewery, 800 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 2M7

BBQ Beer and Bourbon Tuesdays
Enjoy our St Louis Style Ribs at only $15 for a Half rack or $25 for our massive full rack. 
Our flagship beers - $5.95 / Bourbon cocktails on at special prices.

Tuesdays, 7 PM – 10 PM
Portage Legion - Branch #65275, Duke Ave., Portage la Prairie, Manitoba R1N 0S5

We will be hosting a Board Game Night. Everyone is welcome!
Our games are available anytime. Game Night will be an opportunity to meet new people! 

Tuesdays, 8 PM – 9:45 PM
Comedy at Wee Johnny’s, 177 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0S1

Trivia Night, hosted by Quizmaster Jeff Sinclair who ran trivia nights in Asia for 5 years. His trivia night was listed in Groove Magazine as the best trivia night in South Korea. Now back in Winnipeg, he is thirsty to make you laugh, think, and drink all at the same time!
A team can consist of a maximum of 6 members. Don't have a team? Come and we will help you join one, or be a One Person Army!
Each member pays $3. Frst and second place teams receive a discounted bar tab. 
Drink specials: $3 draft and high balls / Burger Special: $6 for a burger and fries.

Musical & Comedy Nights

November 23, 2019 at 3 PM – 4:30 PM
Knox United Church, 400 Edmonton St, Winnipeg, Manitoba

World Village Gospel Choir presents Through The Storm, a concert of uplifting a cappella music featuring gospel, spirituals and world music.

November 25, 7:00 pm    
Eckhardt Grammatte Hall, U of W, 515 Portage Ave, Wpg, MB R3B 2E9
Free Admission /  Refreshments and books for sale

Glitter & Fall: A Gala Poetry and Music Recital
Di Brandt's final event as Winnipeg's inaugural Poet Laureate (2018-2019).
Performances of Di Brandt's poetry and translations in new musical works by Canadian composers David Lidov, Kenneth Nichols and Jana Skarecky. Featuring renowned singers Tracy Dahl, Rosemarie Van Der Hooft and Lizzy Hoyt, with Richard Turner (harp), Micah Heilbrunn (clarinet), Laura Loewen (piano), Megan Dufrat (piano), and the Desaultels Chorale conducted by Mel Braun.

The launch of Prairie Fire Magazine's Fall issue includes new poetry by Di Brandt, and an essay on Winnipeg's Brilliant Poetic Heritage, as well as a memorial tribute to long-time editor, Andris Taskans.

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

December 1, 2019 at 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
CKUW 95.9 FM and Stylus Magazine are proud to celebrate 30 years of Stylus Magazine with a super fun party. We are also celebrating the end of the 2010's by singing our favourite hits from the decade karaoke style and we've got some wicked DJ's!
Have a great time in our photo booth, participate in the Stylus Collage Party, Eat some FREE CAKE, dance and have an awesome time!
December 5, Doors at 8:00 PM / Show at 9:00 – 11:30 PM
18+ ~ $10 Tickets at

Real Love Thursday: our bi-weekly Thursday series 
Rayannah (electro-soul from Wpg)
À La Mode (psychy twee pop from Wpg)
Little Brown Jug Brewing Company on special all night!

December 13, 7 PM – 11 PM
The Garrick, 330 Garry St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G7
All Ages / Tickets online and Into the Music    

MRG Concerts Presents Hockey Dad, with DZ Deathrays

December 16, Doors open at 7pm / Show at 7:30pm
Scandinavian Cultural Centre, 764 Erin Street
Tickets are $15 per person - purchase from choir members or at the door 

The Heart of Christmas - The Scandinavian Canadian Choir Christmas Concert
A Nordic Jul, Joulu, Jol
Join the Scandinavian Canadian Choir in a celebration of the season with everyone’s old favourites in Icelandic, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian and, of course, English.
After the concert a light luncheon will be served and silent auction tickets will be sold.

The Pyramid Cabaret, 176 Fort Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1C9

December 14, 9 AM – 2 AM

The Invisible tour with the "Librarian" KASM - KOI ROI and guests
Symptom Tech anniversary bash to boot.
December 21, 7 PM – 2 AM

Good times and fun as we celebrate the holidays while coming together for a night of great music, featuring: Vikings, Invisible Friends (Formerly Bright Righteous) and Deep Dark Cave

December 20 and 21, 8:30 PM
Anavets - Rockwood #303341 Wilton Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 3B8

It's Christmas time and it's going to get Ugly! LOL! 
It's our annual Ugly Sweater Dance Party! Dance the night away to some awesome live music by Dance in UR Pantz band and wear your ugly sweater for a chance to win a prize!  

Enjoy Wine & Pasta & Chocolate

November 28, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
De Luca Fine Wines, 942 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0R1

Wine & Pasta Night featuring Chef Alex from Casa Bianca 
A 4 course pasta dinner served with expertly paired wines.
Group of 10 or more? Book a private chef's dinner - 204-783-9463 ext 3

Friday, 6, 7 - 9 pm
McNally Robinson Booksellers on Grant Avenue
Call (204) 453-0424 (ext 250) to reserve your spot or for more information on this class. 
Register online via the Community Classroom’s online page at this link.

Celebrate the Joy of Chocolate
Come join Doreen Pendgracs, author of the award-winning Chocolatour book and blog, as she celebrates the joy of chocolate from around the world. Doreen will have a sampling of world chocolate for participants to try as they practice the art of mindful chocolate tasting. 

Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie St., Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0X7
Call 204-235-1069 or visit

November 29, 5 – 9; November 30, 10 – 4; December 1,  12 – 4
Free admission, door prizes, ample free parking, wheelchair access. 

Forum Art Fair - Everything Art & More - a casual atmosphere to find your first art piece. 
Art Demos all weekend - Caricatures drawn by Jon Ljungberg on Sunday from 1 - 3. 
New Original Art, previously loved, Crafted Arts, Art Cards, Books and more!  
Give the Gift of Art Classes
Registration starts Nov. 29, 1 – 4 pm for classes starting January 7, 2020.
December 8, 10am – 3pm &/or December 10, 10am – 3 pm
One Day – $45, plus $15 supply fee = $60
Both Days – $75, plus $25 supply fee = $100
All skill levels. Ages 15 and up – this is a blended youth/adult workshop!

Out of the Cupboard Printmaking Workshop will inspire you to turn your pantry into art! 
Join experienced instructor Glenna Evans as she constructs printmaking tools from a variety of supplies and applying acrylics on a variety of papers. Create seasonal card fronts to abstract masterpieces, enjoying the freedom of experimenting in a warm studio environment. Supplies needed:
Sketchbook (8″x11″ or larger, can be found at Dollarama for $2-$4)
Old candles (pillar style works best, not in any containers)
A few firm veggies and a variety of papers
Don’t forget a lunch!
Other supplies are covered by the “Supply fee” when you register.

Prairie Theatre Exchange, 3rd Floor, Portage Place, Portage Ave., Wpg  MB  R3B 3H6
physically accessible space. Gender neutral washrooms are available.
The Hours That Remain By Keith Barker
Featuring: Melanie Dean, Kelsey Kanatan Wavey and Darcy Fehr
Directed by Tracey Nepinak
Hosted by Theatre by the River / premiering December 6, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Michelle disappears. Denise dedicates her life to finding her. Daniel struggles to keep Denise from a similar fate. When a woman goes missing, the life of her family is thrown upside down and out of time. 
How far will they go for answers?
Set and Costume Design   Jaime Black
Lighting Design                  Sean E. McMullen
Sound Design                    Kelsey Braun
Stage Manager                  Erica Wilson

Children’s Events

December 6 through the month of December
Winnipeg Architecture Foundation, 266 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8
(204) 960-8097

Building Toys exhibit
Join us for a  display of building toys, old and new. All ages are welcome. 

Sweet Impressions Bakery 100% nut free, 669 Stafford Square, Wpg MB   R3M 2X7
Join us in our retro kitchen studio to discover your inner decorator.

December 6, 6 PM – 8 PM
Everything included $69.
Cookie Decorating Class ‘Pretty Christmas’ - beautiful patterns inspired by mehndi designs.
December 15, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
This class is for an adult and child (ages 5+) together $49 (for 2 people)
My Little Cookie - Christmas Class, a magical afternoon with your favourite kiddo!
December 17, 6 PM – 8 PM
Everything included $69.
Cookie Decorating Class ‘Gingerbread’ Pretty pastels and holiday details!
December 22, 12 PM – 4:30 PM
Holiday fun for $5.
Cookies, icings, candy decorations, sprinkles and one mini cupcake per person!
Bring the whole family as this event is perfect for all ages and abilities!

December 19, 10 AM – 10:30 AM
Scout : Coffee + Tea, 859 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0N8
No reservations.
Join us for story time with Mrs. Claus, by Heather's Pretty Parties.
Enjoy Christmas stories and a chance to snap a photo with Mrs. Claus!

December 23, 2 pm - 4 pm
Sagehill Stables, 4180 Waverly Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1W8
$3 Tickets
Call 1 800-217-4184

Bring your family down to watch the movie, Spirit, along-side a horse in our sanded, insulated arena! This is a picnic style event where you can set up chairs or a blanket, bring snacks and enjoy a great movie while interacting with a horse.
Popcorn, beverages and other snacks will be available at an additional cost.


December 6, 8 AM – 8 PM

Hockey Helps the Homeless Community Fundraiser tournament allows hockey fans to skate with their heroes while raising money for homelessness in Winnipeg. 
There are many ways to get involved  - volunteer, donate, or sponsor!  

Willow Place is one of 34 family violence prevention agencies in Manitoba.  
If  you are in crisis, call 204-615-0313 or  1-877-977-0007 (toll-free in Manitoba). 
For non-emergency information call 204-615-0313.  
Our accessibility policy is available at no-cost by request:  

December 6, 5pm - 10pm - Live retro Vinyl DJ's Jay and Kay 
December 7, 12 noon - 5pm - Live Guitar
The Edge Gallery and Urban Art Centre, 611 Main Street, Wpg  MB R3B 1E1
FREE admission, very affordable activities / fun and family friendly event

Our annual chili bowl and cup FUN raiser
Come get delicious chili (meat and vegan options) hot cocoa or cider, mulled beverages.
You can purchase a ceramic piece handmade in our very own studios. We have ornament painting, card making, props and photos, china painting.
Grab bags - $20 for one and $15 if purchasing 2

Dec 7 at 12 PM – Dec 8 at 12 PM
Orioles Valour Community Centre, 444 Burnell Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 2B4
email  / call   204-296-3389

The Cycle Of Giving 24 hour kids bike building marathon bringing volunteer mechanics together to build over 350 bicycles for kids in need. The Centre will become a magic workshop where used bicycles are turned into holiday dreams come true.
Help us reach our goal of $30,000 to support free bike programming by donating here:

Donate money, kids bikes (20 inch wheels and under) and parts, or food 
Volunteer: a Mechanic shift on a repair stand. Split a shift or sign-up as a team! 
Bike Cleaner, Card and Craft Making, Kitchen, Site, Setup (before), Tear-Down (after)

Take a Break

December 8, 12 PM – 4 PM
Haven Beauty & Wellness, 191 Paul Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2N4C9

We look forward to hosting Haven’s Holiday Open House every year!  
yummy food ~ drinks ~ great shopping ~ meet some local businesses 
giveaways and draws ~ support a heartfelt charity ~ fun atmosphere 

Divine Clarity, 2071 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 0K9
Register or at desk or call 204-223-8778 
Professional Psychic Medium & Spiritual Minister, Kristel Kernaghan, with ten years experience as a successful healer, teacher and Psychic Medium will host both. 

December 13, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
December 14 and 15, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Successful Lightworker & Mentorship 
We are all on this planet to be of service in one form or another as lightworkers. 
Kernaghan is going to share her personal ingredients of a successful lightworker and how she has created and maintains a thriving spiritual practice.
Prerequisite: Spiritual Development Program (Modules 1-4), and Awaken Lightworker®
December 21, 9 AM – 4 PM

Bridging Spirits Workshop 
Kernaghan unfolds the Spirit World to understand how we truly never die. Learn about the soul’s journey and where we go when we cross over, and what the spirit world is like. Learn how you can communicate with your spirits and signs and symbols they are always around.

December 15, 1 PM – 3 PM
Daniel McIntyre/St. Matthews Community Association, 823 Ellice Ave, Wpg, MB  R3G 0C3
Free to Attend / Please email us at

Healing circle sessions for women, in a safe, non judgmental space. The idea is to bring women who have been isolated/shamed together to provide them with a sense of community and share experiences. Coffee and refreshments available.