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February 23, 2018

Emergency Shelters l Crafts l Classes l Brazilian Beats l RANT l The Big Sociable l Fundraisers l RV Show l Sarasvàti Monologues l Winter Blues l Zumba MIA l English Dancers l School of Rock l Sprockett's Reunion l Secrets l The Busters of Ghost! l Bro Sho l Soccer l Food As Resistance l Barley Mow

West Central Women’s Resource Centre, 640 Ellice Ave
204-774-8975 ext 201   info@wcwrc.ca

Need a warm place to sleep?
We are opening our centre from 10pm-7am as an emergency warming space for women and members of LGBT2SQ* community! Just come by or call. We have secured funding for the WE-24 Space at MERC for youth to be open seven nights a week until March 31.


This is short term solution to a much more complicated problem. A longer term Extreme Weather Strategy is needed for the City of Winnipeg and that work is being led by https://endhomelessnesswinnipeg.ca

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February 25, 10 AM - 3 PM
Crafted by Me, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2J3N5

Join us at The St. Boniface Popup Market, Norwood Community Centre, 87 Walmer Street (Access from St. Mary's Road). FREE Admission & Parking 
HANDMADE Items by MANITOBA Artisans. Beverage & Snack Bar and More!
Please email kellys@craftedbyme.ca if you are interested in reserving a table

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Classes

March 9, 2018: 12:00PM / March 10 and 11, 2018: 8:00AM
R020 - 771 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Registration Deadline: March 1, 2018    Registration 

First Responder Course - All participants will receive a pocket CPR mask during the course. Manuals are provided to Full Course participants only. 
Recertification on Saturday & Sunday. Participants are required to bring the manual from their previous course. If you require a new manual, please select the Recertification with a new manual option. Meal and refreshments are not provided.

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March 10 at 10 AM - 12 PM
Hidden Treasures - DIY Studio, 131 Goulet Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0R6
$35/person / Suitable for 10+yrs old.

Explore the fun world of Melt and Pour Soap! We use high quality natural soap bases which are detergent free and good for sensitive skin. Experiment with clear, aloe, and goat's milk soap bases along with dried botanicals. Choose from a variety of essential oils to scent your soap. Make chunk soap, scrubbie bar soap, cupcake soap and layered soap. All soap bars will be ready to take home with you! 

Times don't work for you? Give us a call. We will create a special event just for you!

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March 8 at 2 PM - 5 PM
Rady JCC, 123 Doncaster Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3N 2B3
Tickets https://radyjcc.net/ticketcentral.cfm

Brazilian Beats featuring Gilles Fournier, Neil Watson, Daniel Roy, Karin Carlson, 
Derrick E. Gardner and Marco Castillo will be delivering some nice Latin Grooves! 

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Events at The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9
March 8 at 6 PM - 9 PM
Tickets http://grandsnmore.com/events/

It's OK to RANT! Speakers will “rant” on a serious or humorous topic that bugs them 
for 3 to 5 minutes in a respectful, non-political manner.
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March 10, Doors 7:15 / Show 8 PM - 11:30 PM
$15 plus fees Tickets through The Park Theatre, Music Trader and online

At its heart The Big Sociable is a Celtic music sing-a-long show for all ages. This is your opportunity to be a part of Winnipeg’s newest tradition. Step into the parlour with Winnipeg’s premier Celtic rock band the Dust Rhinos as they lead you through an evening of music and stories that will make you long for the Emerald Isles. Featuring Musical Guests:
Murray Pulver, Sol James, Jaxson Haldane, and Spruce & the Meadowlark

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Fundraisers


March 8 at 7 PM - 10 PM
Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites, 1800 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 1B2
Tickets 

Women.Wine.Food. for International Women's Day - Hosted by Women's Health Clinic 
Samples of all wine, beverages and the appetizers are all included in the ticket price. We will also have a cash bar if you would prefer a full-sized alcoholic beverage. There were so many samples last year that few took advantage of the cash bar.

Interested in celebrating International Women's Week with us but wine's not really your thing? No worries! Our celebration offers many other beverages to suit your taste, including fabulous beer samples from in-kind event sponsor, Trans Canada Brewing Company!
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March 8 at 8 PM - 11:30 PM
West End Cultural Centre, 586 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1Z8
Tickets are $15 at the WECC, online, and at the door. All ages show.

Celebrating International Women's Day with diversity in music while raising money for Girls Rock, Winnipeg’s first youth camp this summer! Gracing our stage will be:
-Ghost Twin, a dark electronic dance collaboration between filmmakers/musicians Karen and Jaimz Asmundson from Winnipeg. Their audio/visual performance creates a full sensory evocative narrative of shadowy haunted rooms.
-Nation of Two, featuring Jessee Havey and Nathanial Good
-The Sorels
-Silence Kit

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March 9, Doors open 7:00pm, program  8:00pm - 11pm
Homewood Suites by Hilton, 1295 Ellice Avenue, Wpg, MB R3G 0N5
Individual tickets ($50) include:
- Amazing hor d’oeuvres served fresh throughout the night
- Two free alcoholic beverages
- Entertainment
- Access to our art auction

Kenya Initiative for Development & Sustainability Inc. (K.I.D.S. Initiative) is bringing back our fan favourite: Crossing Plains Cocktail Reception! We’re adding an eclectic art auction, giving you a taste of some amazing local talent. Delicious eats will be provided by Winnipeg's very own Chef Craig and drinks from local vendors! This will be our 7th year!

K.I.D.S. Initiative is a registered charity that has made impactful changes on the international front through the diligent efforts of a few dedicated members. It currently supports 5 programs in Kenya. Our goal is to assist each of these programs in achieving a level of sustainability. Monies raised ensure that donations are directly distributed to Kenya and goes directly into supporting these programs.
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March 9 at 8 PM - 1 AM
Norberry-Glenlee Community Centre, 26 Molgat Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2M 1X3
Tickets $10

Jenn's Furry Friends Fundraiser Social
Music - Drinks - Photo Booth - Silent Auction - 50/50
If you are interested in donating prize please contact jennsfurryfriendsrescue@gmail.com

Jenn's Furry Friends Rescue is a registered and incorporated non-profit animal rescue, run by a passionate volunteer base dedicated to helping unwanted and homeless animals get connected with their forever families.
We are always looking for fosters to provide loving temporary homes for our rescues. Please fill out an application at jennsfurryfriendsrescue.org

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March 10 at 8 AM - 5 PM
The Wellness Institute, 1075 Leila Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2P 2W7

Cerebral Palsy Bike Race
Living with cerebral palsy is challenging but made a little bit easier with Cerebral Palsy Association of Manitoba's support. CPAM sustains community and promotes participation, providing scholarships, equipment grants, research money, outings and activities, working with other organizations to make the world a more accessible place. The bike race funds it all! Please contact Sarah, the Bike Race Coordinator, at 204-982-4811. 

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March 10 at 12 PM - 2 PM
Max Bell Centre (Winnipeg), 109 Sidney Smith Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2M6
Tickets https://www.events.runningroom.com/site/?raceId=14851

Great Grain Wellness Relay
Hosted by Manitoba Runners' Association - In support of KidSport!       

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March 10 at 7 PM - 10 PM
Cre8ery gallery & studio, 2-125 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0W4
Tickets $20, include one drink while you draw. 
please email transfer: jordan@cre8ery.com or mail a cheque

A male and female model will be dressed in "beach wear" for this cre8ery fundraiser "Drink and Draw". All money raised will help support our membership and cre8ery gallery, supporting artists of all levels. Open to all levels and all experiences. 18+ (only).

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March 12, Cash bar 5:30pm, Dinner at 6:30pm, Dancing at 7:30pm
Charisma Restaurant, 83 Sherbrook
Tickets $100, with partial tax receipt, at http://whrfcinc.com
call 204-667-3875 or 204-475-1252

WHRFC Dance for Your Health 2018!
The Women's Health Research Foundation of Canada (WHRFC) is hosting a Bollywood evening fundraiser! 
Dance Demonstration and Workshop in Bollywood Dancing! Wear something colourful!!

The funds raised will support graduate student research on all aspects of women's health at the University of Manitoba.

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MARCH 17, 8pm - 1am
Geysir Hall in Arborg, Manitoba
Tickets and Info: Corrine 204-641-1687 and Signy 204-641-5485

ICELANDIC CAMP FUNDRAISER - Music by Gudlite Entertainment
Dancing - Silent Auction - Late Lunch - Spirits

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Mar 8 and 9 3pm-9pm, Mar 10 10am-7pm, Mar 11 11am-5pm
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, 375 York Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J3
Tickets & More details http://manitobarvshow.com

Join us at the Manitoba RV Show & Sale 2018! Curious about what RVing is all about? The show will feature everything you need for a season of outdoor fun! Explore your opportunity to see the newest models and receive the best pricing of the season.

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Mar 10, 4 pm and 8 pm
Asper Center for Theatre & Film, 400 Colony Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Tickets $15 (plus $2.50 for on-line purchases) or cash at the door
ASL Interpretation will be available for both performances.

Sarasvàti Productions presents I am Unstoppable, our cabaret of monologues to celebrate International Women’s Week. This year’s theme is I Am Unstoppable, as we tackle obstacles, conquering challenges and living life to the fullest, in a diverse line-up of monologues by Canadian playwrights as well as performance pieces. Our goal is to honour women and to explore multiple perspectives. Adult Language and Content
There will also be community performances available from March 4 to 11. 

Saviour Self by Andrea Scott and performed by Reena Jolly
Flight 182 created and performed by Anjali Sandhu
I Got 99 Problems, My Penis is Just One created and performed by Cynthia Alison Fortlage
I Am Unstoppable created and performed by Joanna Kucharski Hawkins
Captain of My Ship by Kathy France and performed by Ady Kay 
                             in collaboration with Victoria Emilie Hill and Emily Solstice
I’ve Never Been Very Good at Drawing Hearts, But I Keep Trying by A.b. Norris 
                             performed by Monika Thurn Und Taxis
I Am a Warrior by Sue Higgs
Sweet An Nice by Althea Cunningham of Nappy Roots Productions 
                             performed by Lorraine James
ObScene created and performed by Kristy Janvier
Perfect Pie by Judith Thompson and performed by Anna Binder 

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March 10, 3 PM - 11:59 PM
Essence event centre Winnipeg, 2100 McPhillips Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2V 3T9
$35 River City Blues Society, Canad Inns Garden City, 
Mar-Shells Music, 1143 Henderson Hwy. Phone: (204)339-2335

Winnipeg's River City Blues Society presents the First Winter Blues Fest. 
Cure your Winter Blues with some of the best local blues bands around!
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March 10, Door open 6:00 / 6:30-8:00 pm 
East Elmwood Community Centre, 490 Keenleyside St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2K 4A1
$15 Door / $10 advance zmiawellness@gmail.com or 204-966-6163 / 204-801-6346

ZUMBA MIA Wellness Master Class · Hosted by Z+MIA Wellness
You don't want to miss the Exciting Exhilarating Enjoyable upcoming Zumba Masterclass. The Party will bring you upbeat heat international songs with hype choreography. 
Guest instructors from one of Manitoba's greatest Zumba instructor! 

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March 10 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Winnipeg, 600 Cambridge Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 3G9
$12.00 per adult and $6.00 per child (maximum of $30.00 per family) 
Contact Liz at elizago@shaw.ca for more details.

Family Dance · Hosted by Village Green English Dancers. Come celebrate English Folk Dance with us. We dance, eat and sing. All the dances are taught and geared to families. 
Live music by The Fine Companions to add to our enjoyment of the evening.

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March 11 at 2:30 PM - 6 PM
School of Rock Winnipeg, 657 Corydon Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 0W3

We're turning 2 and you're invited to The Dramatic Arts Centre, 585 Ellice Ave. Opening the show will be our Wednesday Rock 101 group! There will be performances from:
Our Thursday and Saturday Groups playing a full Indie Rock set and a Led Zeppelin set. 
There will be raffles and prizes given away. Kid Friendly
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March 11 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Sprockett's Doggy Day Camp 7-975 Thomas Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2L 1P7
$5/family and all socialized dogs are welcome to attend. 

Come out to help us celebrate our 9th Annual Reunion & Playgroup and meet some of the dogs who have found their forever homes with us in the past eight years.
Refreshments for the humans, 50/50 draws and more doggy fun than you can wag a tail at!
All monies raised from this event support the Boston Terrier & Pug Rescue of Southern Manitoba directly. Kid Friendly
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March 11, Doors 7 PM, Show 7:30 PM - 12:30 AM
The Good Will - Social Club, 625 Portage, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G4
$15 at the door / $12 advance   18+

Purplehaze Entertainment Productions Presents:
SECRETS - PICTURESQUE - SIT CALM - THE SCENIC ROUTE - NICE COPS
After 5 years of touring  and releasing 3 studio albums, Secrets created their newest upcoming record with producer/engineer Kris Crummett. Secrets has always been known for powerful, emotional shows. 

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March 14, Doors open at 7pm
West End Cultural Centre, 586 Ellice Ave, Wpg, MB R3B 1Z8
Tickets $40 in advance at SIR or at the door. 
Call 204-957-1753 or email admin@sirmb.ca
The Friends of Shakespeare In The Ruins present: 
The Busters of Ghost! "Who ya gonna calleth?"

Join us for a supernatural mashup of your friendly neighbourhood Ghostbusters and the Bard performed by Winnipeg's finest celebrities, comedians and actors. 
Complimentary Eats. Costume Contest. Raffle. Auction. Cash Bar. Possible Paranormal Sightings. 

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March 14, Door 8pm / 9pm music
Saffrons Rest & Lounge, 681 Corydon ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 0W4
$10.00

The always wonderful Bro Sho is back for another Wobbly pop Wednesday. 
Enjoy pints of goose island or bud/bud light or $20 bottles of select wine 
$2 off wings 

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Mar 14 and Mar 22, 6:00 PM
Mar 18, 10:00 AM
Deer Lodge Community Club, 323 Bruce Avenue East, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 2C3
Registration is $70/player

Soccer registration is for co-ed players aged 4-8 years (born in 2014-2010). 
Games played onsite (Deer Lodge Community Club) in May and June. Game days & times:
4-6 year olds play Tuesday & Thursday from 6-7 pm
7-8 year olds play Monday & Wednesday from 6-7 pm
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March 16 at 6 PM - 8 PM
The North End Bell Tower, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Join us for the third installment of our Food As Medicine initiative! Learn about how in a world where access to affordable, nutritious and culturally appropriate food is difficult, being healthy is an act of resistance! Info can be found here: http://bit.ly/AYOHealthFunding
- U of M Students will share food and stories from their recent trip to Belize
- Food Not Bombs will share information about their philosophy and history
- We will learn about 2 new research projects.

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March 17, 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Club Regent Casino, 1425 Regent Avenue West

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Folklorama Talent member Barley Mow Band (two sets)!