Events • October 2016

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FGWRC - Healthy Relationship Group

Oct 01, 2016

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Fort Garry Library Book Club

Oct 01, 2016 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Meet fellow book lovers, find new favourite titles, discuss and debate! Bring two book suggestions and choose the reading list for the year. Registration required by callin…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Linden Woods Fall Classic

Oct 02, 2016

The LWFC is an event hosted by École Van Walleghem School Parent Council.  LWFC is a competitive, family-friendly running and walking event. The event aims to raise fu…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

The Benefits of Community Involvement

Oct 05, 2016

Presented by the Dawn Bourbonnais, of Volunteer Manitoba, this session is sponsored by Area Congregations. This community health  and well-being program will take place at T…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

FGWRC - Introduction to Mindfulness in Your Life

Oct 06, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

The Forgotten History of Rooster Town

Oct 11, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In 1901, 15 Métis families moved into shanties in the bush and grassland in Fort Rouge (Grant Park area) in southwest Winnipeg. Occasionally joined by non-Métis hou…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

FGWRC - Nourishing Fall Soups Workshop

Oct 12, 2016 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

The Forgotten History of Rooster Town, A Talk by Prof. Evelyn Peters

Oct 13, 2016

  Rooster Town was a Metis community in South Winnipeg, and families had lived in the Grant Park area since 1901. In the 1950's, the last residents were evicted from their…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Building Bridges, Strengthening Our Community - Free Workshop

Oct 14, 2016

Please find the attached information for free workshop for student leaders, parents, service providers, sports and recreation organizations about the culture of our community. He…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Manitoba WISE Inc. Breakfast Working in Support of Equality

Oct 14, 2016

On Friday, Oct. 14, Manitoba WISE Inc. will hold its annual BreakfastWorking in Support of Equality from 7:15 - 9:00 a.m. at the RBCConvention Centre in Winnipeg.This year's guest …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Flapjack Fundraiser for Harrow United Church

Oct 16, 2016 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Join the Battery Recycling Race - Waste Reduction Week

Oct 17, 2016 - Oct 23, 2016

During Waste Reduction Week, October 17-23, we will once again partner with Call2Recycle to raise awareness of battery recycling. All 20 branches of Winnipeg Public Library will …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Sustainability, Waste Removal

FGWRC - Restorative Yoga

Oct 17, 2016 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Using breath, meditation and a variety of poses, participants will be guided through a yoga practice designed to bring balance, strength and flexibility to help connect our body, m…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Older Adults and the Law

Oct 18, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Do you have questions about your rights and responsibilities? We will cover health care directives (living wills) and powers of attorney: whom you should appoint, when does the p…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

FGWRC - Dealing with Change Workshop

Oct 18, 2016 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

FGWRC - Tap into Tarot Workshop

Oct 18, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for an introductory hands on evening of tarot. You will learn how easy and natural it is to use the Tarot for personal insights into your everyday life. No experience neces…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

The Missing Children: Truth and Reconciliation, A Talk by Anne Lindsay

Oct 18, 2016

Children died at residential schools, went missing, or were moved to another school. Often, families were not informed. If the children died, where were they buried? How can thei…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Composting 101

Oct 18, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free public presentation on the basics of backyard composting!Are you new to composting? Maybe you’ve composted for a while but feel like you’re stabbing in the dark an…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

The Winnipeg Zoning By-law No. 200/2006 Review - Tell Us What You Think

Oct 20, 2016 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Since the adoption of OurWinnipeg and the Complete Communities Direction Strategy, the City has brought forward amendments to either better align the Winnipeg Zoning…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Family Literacy Fun Day

Oct 21, 2016 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Travel between activity stations that promote the playful use of reading, writing and language skills. Fun for the whole family - just drop in! RIVER HEIGHTS LIBRARY Friday, Oc…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Furniture, Art and Book Sale

Oct 22, 2016 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Gently used furniture; paintings & artwork; hundreds of books; collectibles and jewellery - all at good prices! Free admission and free parking.      

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Privatization, Long-Term Care & Home Care - What's at Risk for Manitobans?

Oct 25, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

You are invited to attend:   Privatization, Long-Term Care & Home Care - What's at Risk for Manitobans?   Presentation and discussion Tuesday, Oct. 25  &…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

The Last Page

Oct 27, 2016

After eight fantastic years of showcasing titles by Manitobans, On the Same Page has ended. Join many of the writers whose books were selected for the program - including J.R. L&…

2017 City of Winnipeg Budget Community Consultations

Oct 28, 2016 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

The preliminary 2017 Operating and Capital budgets will be tabled at a special meeting of Executive Policy Committee on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, and opportunities for residents to…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall, Taxes and Fees

What's Next? Workshop on Housing Options for Older Adults

Oct 28, 2016 12:00 am - 2:30 pm

  What's Next? - Housing Options for Older Adults is the focus of a free workshop offered by the South Winnipeg Seniors Resource Council (SWSRC) on Friday, October 28 from 9 …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Hallo-Tween

Oct 29, 2016 2:00 pm - Sep 29, 2016 3:30 pm

Come into our storytelling lair and enjoy a cauldron full of spellbinding Halloween stories. Create your own spooky sock specter to frighten the ghosts away. Ages 9-12. Registra…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Halloween Howl

Oct 29, 2016 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  TRICK-OR-TREAT! Want a night of Halloween DELIGHT? Then join us for fangtastic family entertainment at the 20th Annual Halloween Howl! Safely trick-or-treat in 12 indoor …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial