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Free Vermicomposting Workshop in Winnipeg

Learn how to compost indoors with red wiggler worms. Vermicomposting is ideal for people who don’t have access to a compost bin near their home or apartment.

This is a free workshop on Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 at 7:00-8:30pm at 823 Ellice Avenue.

More information in the Facebook Event Page

Inner-City Community Garden Tour

Today 5:00pm until 8:30pm

Oriole’s Community Garden (444 Burnell St.)

Take the low floor bus or bring your bike for an evening of garden wisdom, inspiring stories, and to see some of the changes that come with greening the community! We will be visiting 8 inner-city community gardens.

We start at the Orioles gardens at 5 . The bus leaves about half an hour later. You can join us on the tour any time, as long as you can find us. If you aren’t early enough to catch the bus at Orioles, make sure you get a map with the different gardens so you can catch up with us.

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Dog Wash & BBQ Day

In support of the FFFAS at Pet Valu Reenders.

100% of the proceeds will goes to FFFAS .

Bring your pets! Charity pet wash and pawdicures
Aug 26th,12-4pm. Pet Valu 3-Reenders Dr

Find out more about the FFFAS, Friends Fundraising for Animal Shelters at their Web Site

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Holiday Sale and Customer Appreciation Day!

Elemental Book and Curiosity Shop Inc is hosting a HUGE party, just for you!

Join us December 10th, 2011 from 12pm to 8pm!

* Dodie will be offering an amazing TAROT reading special 20mins for $20

* Monica will also be offering ANGEL CARD readings for 20mins for $20

* Starting at 1pm Michelle will be offering FREE Reiki Attunements

* Kathy will also be offering Reiki Healings

* Marjie will be in offering ASTRO DICE readings (a form of quick astrology)

* Elemental will also be offering AMAZING one day only holiday discounts PLUS a FREE gift for everyone who walks through the door.

* And if this wasn’t enough we’ll also be feeding you holiday treats from Orange Lily and other local bakeries!

SO come early and hang out! All are welcome! Meet new people, reconnect with old friends and be appreciated for all the gifts that you have to offer!



100 Mile Dinner – Boys & Girls Clubs of Winnipeg

Join the Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg in support of their after-school programs and services as they host their 1st Annual 100 Mile Dinner on Tuesday, September 13 at Crescentwood Community Centre.

The evening boasts a stellar line-up of chefs from the most popular restaurants and food establishments in the city, and promises to thrill the palates of guests using fresh and locally grown food found within 100 miles of Winnipeg.

All proceeds of the evening will fund a variety of after school, educational, and leadership activities that allow our youth the opportunity to discover and achieve their highest potential.

For more information on the event and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg please have a look at this PDF Information Sheet.


1st Annual 100 Mile Dinner

Featuring a Collective of Winnipeg’s Top Chefs

Tuesday, September 13,?2011

Cocktails at 6:00p.m.

Dinner to start at 6:30p.m.

Crescentwood Community Centre

1170 Corydon Avenue

Individual tickets are $125.00. Charitable tax receipts in accordance with Canada Revenue Agency policies can be issued. To reserve your tickets, please contact Amanda at 982-4941, or by email at



KIP Education & Prevention Programs

KIP (Knowledge Is Power) Education & Prevention Programs is a new initiative that will bring many benefits to the community. Please show your support for their kickoff fundraiser. You can check out the Facebook Event or visit their Facebook Page.

In addition, Authors Kay Alexander and Cendrine Marrouat will be at Winnipeg’s McNally Robinson Booksellers to read from their books, Voices of the Forgotten and Five Years and Counting. A Journey into the Mind of Soul Poetry. They will also introduce KIP (Knowledge Is Power) Education & Prevention Programs, their new organization, to the public. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. on September 7, 2011. McNally Robinson Booksellers is located at 1120 Grant Avenue, in Winnipeg.

Here is a little bit about the organization:

“At KIP (Knowledge Is Power) Education & Prevention Programs, we believe that diversity is beautiful. Each person deserves the opportunity to realize their full potential to strengthen their community and ultimately contribute to the success of our country.

At KIP, we are dedicated to empowering and improving the lives of those in need through all-inclusive programs that will provide necessary tools and equal opportunities for success. We believe in making connections with existing organizations and resources, so that, together we can accomplish this goal.

Services provided:

-Life Readiness Program for at-risk youth aged 16 to 18

-Community Outreach: workshops for schools, community centers and organizations who provide services for vulnerable clients

-Frontline Workers Support Program: information sessions and group support”


Annual Inner City Community Garden Tour

Annual Inner City Community Garden Tour

Thursday, August 25th, 5:30-8:30pm

Meet at Orioles Community Center 444 Burnell St. at 5pm for snacks and a stroll around their gardens built on an old hockey rink before taking off on a bus at 5:30 for a tour of 8 inner city community gardens!

Take the low floor bus or bring your bike for an evening of garden wisdom, inspiring stories, and to see some of the incredible changes that come with greening a community!

Strollers, kids and all welcome!

Donations accepted at the door for the Community Gardens that we visit.

Sherbrook Street Festival

Sherbrook Street Festival


Saturday, September 10 · 12:00pm – 11:30pm


Sherbrook between Wolseley and Westminster

Plans are under way for the 7th Annual Sherbrook Street Festival.

The family area features facepainting, a bouncy castle/slide, games, hula hoops and crafts with Wolseley Family Place, Art City and Darlene Drewniak. New this year is an interactive reptile display and an open mic jam stage.

There will be an artisan village and community information tables.

The Flaming Trollies Marching Band Parade.

Mainstage is still being finalized but confirmed so far is Guerrillas of Soul, The Empty Standards, Wolfbirds, Smokey Tiger and the Dusty Roads Band. Mark your calendar and stay tuned for updates.

Adopt a Cat for FREE!!!

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New Contest! Win A Really Cool Microwave!

Please go to the Facebook event page by clicking the link or image below and share it using the text supplied here or something of your own choosing. After sharing post on the event wall “I shared!”. Do this for three consecutive days and you are entered to win the microwave. Cool eh?

It is for a great cause and you and your friends can get some great appliances at cost!

Sharing text: (fits perfectly in the share text box)


The “You Share/We Share” contest – Part II. Yes, due to popular demand there is a second contest. Thanks to you, and your sharing, there is now a chance to win a brand new microwave!

To enter, simply share this link on Facebook and post “I shared!” on the event wall each day for three (3) consecutive days — from today through July 16th. If you share for all six days you will be entered twice!