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Sunday May 19th, 2019

Keycon 36

May 17 - May 19 Festival event Festival

Keycon is Manitoba’s premier Science Fiction & Fantasy Literary Convention. It focuses on science fiction, fantasy and related literary genres in any form. It includes, but is not limited to, writing, visual arts, television and film. “Monty and Max and Vampyres! Oh My!” This year we are celebrating: -the 50th anniversary of Monty Python -the… Full details 

Oak Point Old-Time Country Dance

May 19 Other event Events

The Oak Point Community Club is hosting an Old-Time Country Dance featuring the Country Pride Band on Sunday, May 19th from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. The dance will be held at the Oak Point Community Hall at 6 Congdon Street in Oak Point. Admission is $15.00 per person and includes Lunch . A Silent Auction… Full details 

Pride Week

May 24 - Jun 2

Help us celebrate the Pride Winnipeg Festival by participating in a colourful, collaborative, heart-filled window display of rainbow tissue paper hearts from May 24 – 31 from 11:00AM – 3:00PM, then check back on June 1 and 2 as they’re arranged into a collaborative window display in our Welcome Centre! Full details 

Roaring 2020s

May 24 - May 25

Calling all sheiks, flappers and hoofers! Get decked out in your 20’s inspired costumes, and get down to the sounds of Electro Swing, Ghetto Swing, Future Ragtime, Gypsy House, Balkan Beats, Bulgarian Basslines, Breakbeat Jive and more! It’s a retro vibe with a future twist! **Prize for Best Costume** Check out pics from one of… Full details 

Giant Garage Sale and Flea Market

May 25

The Giant Garage Sale and Flea Market is a fundraiser for the Khartum Shriner’s special project called “Big Wheels Keep on Turning”. The monies raised will be sent to the Shriners Hospital for Children Canada in Montreal to purchase wheelchairs for the “Shrine Kids”. Full details 

Annual Eid Toy Drive

May 25

Eid is a 3-day religious holiday that Muslims participate in, celebrating the end of Ramadan—a month of fasting. The days are filled with family and friends, gifts, and sweets. Unfortunately, many kids around the city are unable to receive gifts due to various reasons. The Annual Toy Drive is an initiative started three years ago… Full details 

Russlaender Tribute Fundraising Banquet

May 25

Join us for Mennonite Heritage Village’s Russlaender Tribute Fundraising Banquet on Saturday, May 25, 2019. The afternoon will begin with the Grand Opening and Curator tours of our 2019 exhibit “The Russlaender.” This will be followed by a special service in the Lichtenau Church (the first church established by the 1920s Mennonites in Canada and… Full details 

Lundar Old-Time Country Dance

May 26 Other event Events

The Lundar Elks are hosting an Old-Time Country Dance featuring the Country Pride Band on Sunday, May 26th from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. The dance will be held at the Lundar Community Hall at 28 First Avenue in Lundar. Admission is $15.00 per person and includes Lunch and Door Prizes. A Silent Auction and 50-50… Full details 

Western Canada Information Security Conference (WCISC)

May 27 - May 28

For nearly two decades the Western Canada Information Security Conference has brought together Information Security, Risk Management, IT Audit and Control, and many more professionals from across Western Canada and beyond to expand their industry knowledge and skills. Our Conference Mission is to connect People and Ideas while fostering thought Leadership within Our Community. This… Full details 

12th Annual 55+ Housing & Active Lifestyles

May 29

A & O is hosting the 12th Annual 55+ Housing & Active Lifestyles Expo on Wednesday May 29, 2019. The purpose of the expo is: • To empower older adults to make informed choices on transitioning from their family home to a new and exciting lifestyle; • To provide information on companies that can ease… Full details 

Explore-Abilities Morning

Jun 1

Part of our Explore-Abilities Access Program, join us on Saturday, June 1, 2019 for an Explore-Abilities Morning – a sensory-friendly museum experience designed for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences to have fun and enjoy interactive, hands-on learning in a safe and accessible facility! Developed in conjunction with experts from Autism… Full details 

Wheel & Walk for Stroke Recovery

Jun 1

The ‘Wheel & Walk for Stroke Recovery’ is the largest fundraising event for the Stroke Recovery Association of Manitoba. Our goal for this event is to not only raise money to support the programming offered to stroke survivors and their families but to also bring survivors and their families together for a day of healing…. Full details 

June Balloon

Jun 1

Can you believe it? We’re turning 33 years old, and you’re invited to join in the fun! All general admissions are 50% off all day long on our birthday. Join us from 11:00AM to 3:00PM for musical performances by the talented Jake Chenier, a birthday-themed craft, cool science experiments led by UofW’s Let’s Talk Science… Full details 

Commuter Challenge

Jun 2 - Jun 8

This is the Green Action Centre’s sixteenth annual Commuter Challenge event, a week-long challenge that encourages Canadians to choose sustainable modes of commuting. Participants are encouraged to walk, run, cycle, skate, bus, carpool, or telecommute as an alternative to single-occupant driving. The week of Commuter Challenge, June 2 – 8, 2019, takes place during Canada’s… Full details 

HEALTH EXPO 2019: Your Healthiest Life Now!

Jun 2

Take charge of your health and enjoy the better lifestyle that the Silver Heights Seventh-Day Adventist Church Health Expo is offering you. Get free tests including Glucose or Cholesterol, and Blood Pressure screening, fitness testing, body fat analysis, your health age and more! Also, take advantage of informative health lectures and free consultations to learn… Full details 

Memories Bar B Que

Jun 2

Khartum Shriners are holding a special event on June 2, 2019 to celebrate 97 years of caring for disabled children through the Shriners Hospitals. Until 1977, there was a Shriners Hospital for Children in Winnipeg. Today, there are 22 Shriners Hospitals in North America , with only one being located in Canada, in Montreal Quebec…. Full details 

Come Run/Walk for Your Health

Jun 6 Sports event Sports

This non-competitive 2-km or 5-km run/walk is for people of all ages. The event is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers. There will also be a free community picnic open to all. You don’t have to participate in the run/walk. The event is for the whole family! There will be music provided by the Winnipeg group… Full details 

Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival Inc.

Jun 7 - Jun 9

The Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival is a non-profit organization made up a Volunteer Board of Directors. We have planned and executed an annual community festival for the past 54 years in Transcona on the first weekend of June. Our mission is to serve and celebrate the community, connect people, strengthen families and promote inclusion, diversity,… Full details 

Challenge for Life

Jun 8

Challenge for Life is back! Join us for the 12th-annual Challenge for Life on Saturday, June 8 at Assiniboine Park to WALK IT for 20k or WORK IT for 200 non-continuous minutes of fitness…because you can! Put your best foot forward as we raise funds for ALL cancers. By participating YOU are making a difference… Full details 

Tractor Trek

Jun 8

The MHV / Eden Foundation Tractor Trek is in its 10th year! This partnership event is planned for Saturday, June 8th. Mennonite Heritage Village is committed to preserving the past and Eden Health Care Services is committed to creating a future for those who are on a mental health journey. Your support of tractor trek… Full details 

Sun Life walk to cure diabetes for JDRF

Jun 9

The annual Sun Life walk to cure diabetes for JDRF unites communities across Canada who are impacted with type 1 diabetes (T1D). The fundraising event at Assiniboine Park is a family fun event with bouncy castles, entertainment and live music, with lunch provided. The goal is to raise critical funds for research, focused on curing,… Full details 

MB Food Fest

Jun 9 Festival event Festival

We’re bringing together Manitoba’s favourite local food and beverages at the first annual MB Food Fest. Join us Sunday, June 9th from 2:00-6:00 pm at the historical Fort Gibraltar for an afternoon of sampling and festivities! This event is an opportunity to meet our local makers and make a connection to where your favourites are… Full details 

Peace Skills Practice

Jun 10 - Jun 14

Join us for “Peace Skills Practice” at the 2019 Canadian School of Peacebuilding with instructor Natasha Mohammed. Courses are available for professional development, personal inspiration or academic credit. The skills and habits of the peacebuilder can be learned. Throughout this course, participants will examine a variety of approaches to dealing with conflict in diverse situations… Full details 

Making Music, War, and Peace

Jun 10 - Jun 14

Join us for “Making Music, War, and Peace” at the 2019 Canadian School of Peacebuilding with instructor Svanibor Pettan. Courses are available for professional development, personal inspiration or academic credit. This course, which is well-suited to students, community organizers, musicians, and researchers will engage applied ethomusicological research in regions have experienced armed violent conflict, examining… Full details 

2019 Manitoba Marathon

Jun 16

680 CJOB is proud to support the Manitoba Marathon Sunday, June 16th, 2019 at the University of Manitoba. Registration is now open! Jun 16/19 06:00 AM – Jun 16/19 04:00 PM Sign up for the Full, Half, Relay, 10K, Super Run or Mini Mites or get involved as a volunteer! Check out the Global News Fit Expo at the University of Manitoba… Full details 

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