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  • Apr 25 2014

    Basic Tools for Facilitating Family Programs Training

    Come and learn how to lead parent/child programs. 

    Friday, April 25, 2014 Greenway School

    9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


    390 Burnell (between St. Matthews & Portage)

     

     

     You will learn:

     

    • how to create a positive learning environment
    • how to lead a group discussion
    • icebreakers and energizers
    • songs and rhymes
    • about Communities 4 Families programs - Wiggle, Giggle & Munch, Uzazi Pamoja, Book Bags, and Three Stars and a Wish

     

    Please see the attached poster for all of the details!!!

    Basic Tools for Facilitating Family Programs Training is $10 for those who live in or serve members of the downtown area.  For participants outside the downtown area there will be a fee of $60. 

     

    Priority will be given to individuals and groups from the downtown area (see map for boundaries). 

     

     

    For more information leave a voicemail message at 204-475-5755 or email wgm@communities4families.ca

     

     

    Registration forms and payment of $10 or $60 must be received before space in the training is confirmed.  Please make your cheque out to ‘Klinic’ or to pay by credit card call Marge at Klinic @ 204-784-4007.

                                   

     
       

     

     

     

     

     

    Basic Tools for Facilitating Family Programs Training

     

    Registration Form – April 19, 2013

     

    Deadline for registrations:  April 22, 2014

  • Apr 30 2014

    Community Safety Consultation

    Bring your ideas for a safer community!!!!

    Sister MacNamara School 460 Sargent Avenue

    5:00pm - 7:30

     

    The Central Neighbourhoods Development Corporation is pleased to organize a community safety consultation for West Alexander, Centennial and Central Park neighbourhoods!

     Please see the attached poster for more information and share widely!!!

  • May 1 2014

    MayDay Cabaret

    Celebration of International Working Class Day!

    Thursday May 1st, Kings Head Pub

    For more information please see the attached poster and help by distributing widely!

  • May 3 2014

    It is JUST about Money & Money Habitudes

    Free workshops in May 

    Presented by Community Financial Counselling Services 

     

     

    “Is it JUST about Money” and “Money Habitudes”. These workshops are open to the general public, as well as current CFCS clients, and the workshops focus on Behavioural Economics.

     

    It would be much appreciated if you could post the attached poster in your offices, as well as make your clients and co-workers aware of the workshops. There is only one date this time – Saturday, May 3rd from 10 am -12 noon.

     

    Both Workshops

    Saturday, May 3rd/14  10:00 AM – 12 Noon

     

    Those interested can call (204) 989-1902 or email info@cfcs.mb.ca to register - space is limited so book early!

  • May 3 2014

    8th Annual Jane's Walk

    Open Call for Walk Leaders. 

    We would like to get the word out to individuals, organizations and extended networks about Jane's Walk in Winnipeg.

     

     

    Open Call for Walk Leaders: Jane's Walk 2014

    May 3 & 4, 2014

    Do you have an idea for a fun, informative, unusual way of looking at cities and neighbourhoods? Jane's Walk wants you to organize a walk in your community!

     

    Jane’s Walk celebrates the ideas and legacy of urbanist Jane Jacobs by getting people out exploring their neighbourhoods and meeting their neighbours. Free walks held on the first weekend of May each year are led by locals who want to create a space for residents to talk about what matters to them in the places they live and work. 


    Organizing a Jane's Walk is easy. It simply involves planning a route, thinking through the stories, places and people and ideas you want to hear and talk about, and promoting it around your neighbourhood.

    For more information check out our Open Call for Walk Leaders and be sure to visit janeswalk.org and "like" our Facebook Page. Questions and inqueries can be directed to Matt Carreau at mgcarreau@gmail.com

  • Apr 24 2014

    Manitoba Eco-Network

    Resources, Opportunities and Events
    From March 20th - May 22nd

    The Manitoba Eco Network now has the most comprehensive environmental events listing in the province!




    Check out all the great things that are going on at http://mbeconetwork.org/resources/events and be sure to keep your listings up to date by emailing info@mbeconetwork.org


    Resources & Opportunities

    From Chaos to Control: The Path to High Performance
    Thursday March 20, 2014
    10 am Pacific Time,
    Register Now
     
    Diversifying your Donor Base: Generation by Generation
    April 24, 2014
    Register Now
     
    Free Webinar!
    You can Create Better Non-Profit Annual Reports
    May 8, 2014
    Register Now
     
    Advanced Nonprofit Annual Reports for Print and Web
    May 22, 2014
    Register Now

  • May 22 2014

    Fefu and Her Friends

    by Maria Irene Fornes
    Directed by Hope McIntyre

    May 22 - June 1, 2014

     

    Featuring: Elena Anciro, Julia Arkos, Nan Fewchuk, Megan McArton, Brenda McLean, Tracey Nepinak, Tracy Penner and Kelci Stephenson

    Ralph Connor House (54 West Gate)


    Tickets: $15 / $20 This spring, challenge your preconceptions of life with the Winnipeg premiere of Fefu and Her Friends! The play is set in a country house in New England in the spring of 1935 and takes the audience through an entire day, beginning in the morning as Fefu’s guests arrive to plan a charity event and climaxing in a murder scene in the evening. The site specific nature of the play will have the audience roving to different rooms to watch the action unfold. Although written in 1977, the play explores timely theme of oppression and how we attempt to deal with our feelings of discomfort in a repressive society.


    We are excited to be presenting this work in the beautiful old heritage house operated by the University Women’s Club of Winnipeg, as it fulfills our mandate of using new or non-traditional forms of theatrical representation to tell stories. Mark your calendars, save the date or book now! Fefu and Her Friends is a one-of-a-kind production you won’t want to miss and with only 60 seats per performance it is bound to sell out fast!

    Please see attached poster and SAVE THE DATE!!!

  • Jun 4 2014

    Manitoba Access Awareness Week
     
     

    Disability Awareness Training

     



    Wednesday June 4, 2014

     

    Lunch: 12:30 (Lunch will be provided)

    Session: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. 

    Address: 1000 Waverley St. 

     

     

     

    Did you know Manitoba passed the Accessibility for Manitobans Act and will soon set new obligations regarding disability access? Learn what you can do to become a disability-friendly organization.

     

    Training will include:

    • An introduction to the Accessibility for Manitobans Act.
    • What do you need to know about disability and diversity.
    • Practical tips on disability accommodations. 
    • Q&A with disability experts.

     

    Manitoba Access Awareness Week (MAAW) is celebrated annually with leadership from a broad range of organizations representing and serving Manitobans with disabilities. The goal to remove barriers to access in order to make Manitoba a more inclusive society.

     

     In celebration of Manitoba Access Awareness Week, the Manitoba Federation of Non-Profit Organizations Inc. (MFNPO) and the Manitoba Access Awareness Week Steering Committee invite you to attend a FREE half-day disability awareness event especially designed for non-profit sector.

     

    When you register, please indicate if you require any disability-related accommodations (e.g.material sent to you by e-mail prior to the event, sign language interpreters, computerized note taking, etc.) or if you have specific dietary needs.

     

    Registration now open!

     

     

    For more information, please visit www.mfnpo.org or call 204-272-6088.

     

    We look forward to seeing you at the event.

     

     

     
     
  • Jun 5 2014

    Dinner and Comedy Show In Support of

    CSI: Community School Investigators

    A summer enrichment learning program for children

     

    Presents 

    HOT SAUCE - Summer in the city!

    Thursday June 5, 6pm

    Kum Koon Garden

    See the attached poster for more information and please distribute widely!!

     

     

     

  • Jun 14 2014

    CMHA Winnipeg Hosting Clara's Big Ride

    The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Winnipeg Region and our local planning committee of over 40 community partners are proud to be hosting Clara’s Big Ride in Winnipeg on June 14, 2014


    as part of a network of 82 Community Champions for Clara’s Big Ride for Bell Let’s Talk. We will welcome Clara Hughes into our communities during her 110-day ride around Canada to help raise awareness and action in mental health and reduce the stigma around mental illness.

    See the poster for more information on seeing Clara in Winnipeg. We hope you will join us – tickets for Manitoba’s Big Social for Clara’s Big Ride are on sale now! A limited number of discounted tickets are available until April 10th at the Medicine Shoppe Concordia Location and at the Moksha Yoga Kildonan location – starting April 1st, the first 200 tickets sold at these locations will be 2 for $20. After April 10, tickets will also be available at CMHA Winnipeg, Artbeat Studio, and the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba, as well as on the CMHA Winnipeg website at www.cmhawpg.mb.ca for $15 each.

     

  • Jun 19 2014

    North Point Douglas Women's Centre Upcoming Events

    Please take a look at the Calendar of Events for the North Point Douglas Women's Centre



    ALL YOU CAN EAT PEROGIE DINNER AND CAKE AUCTION

    FEB 12th 6-8pm

    Immaculate Conception Parish Hall

    181 Austin St N

    $10 admission ($5 for children under 5)

    Contact me for tickets

     

    John Murrell’s WAITING FOR THE PARADE

    Theatre Presentation by the Tara Players Theatre

    FEB 26 8pm (doors open at 7pm)

    654 Erin (the Irish Club Theatre)

    Brendan Carruthers, Director

    Starring Sami Desiree, Jessica Burleson, Jennifer Clary Lemon, Cheryl Moore, and Monica Reis

    “A bittersweet story of wartime Canada telling of the women left behind”

    By minimum donation of $15, or 2 for $25

     

    North Point Douglas Women’s Centre Butterfly Gala

    June 19, 2014

    Michaelle Jean Park, 65 Granville St

    Info at http://www.butterflygalanpdwc.com/

     

     

    Kate Sjoberg

    Executive Director

    North Point Douglas Women’s Centre

    221 Austin Street North

    Winnipeg, MB

    R2W 3M8

    204-947-0321

    Fax:  204-957-8978

     

  • May 8 2014

    BETTER FATHERING: A fathering issues series for men.


    Runs for 8 consecutive Thursdays from 7 - 9 pm
    May 8th to June 26th, 2014


    This series is for men who are in a fathering role and are interested in becoming more nurturing and wish to explore constructive ways of increasing their parenting skills and involvement with their children

     

    Sessions are held at

     Kateri Parish –794 Ellice Avenue

    (Side Entrance onHome Street)

    Please see the attached link for event poster and more information.

  • Apr 16 2014

    Housing Workshops for Daniel McIntyre/St Matthews Homeowners and Renters

    Housing Workshops

    for Daniel McIntyre/St Matthews Homeowners and Renters


    DMSMCA is pleased to present a new series of home maintenance workshops in partnership with Christopher J. Parker of Build Wright Developments. These “hands on” sessions are geared towards homeowners and renters who want to learn the ins and outs of maintaining their own home.


    Workshops take place Wednesday nights between 6:30 to 9:00 pm at the DMSMCA building at 823 Ellice Avenue at Arlington. They are free of charge but space is limited so you are required to register in advance.

    The schedule is as follows:

    MARCH 19 - INTRO TO DRYWALL

    APRIL 16 - INTRO TO PLUMBING

    MAY 21 - FENCE BUILDING

    JUNE 25 - INTRO TO ROOFING

    JULY 23 - INTRO TO ELECTRICAL

    AUGUST 20 - MINDFUL BUILDING

    Contact Christian at 204-774-7005 or housing@dmsmca.ca to register. 

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