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Calendar of Events
Tuesday, July 25th 2017
  • Brandon's Youth Job Centre's Odd Job Squad - will be taking part in a Downtown Clean Up, in the morning. Participants will be collecting pledges prior to the clean up of Pacific Avenue and Victoria Avenue from 5th to 13th Street. To donate a pledge 724-9172.
Friday, July 28th 2017
  • Virden Pioneer Home Museum - is hosting their Annual Heritage Day Fundraiser 10:00am - 4:00pm. BBQ, entertainment, tours and games and crafts for the kids.
  • Rapid City Museum Fund Raising Movie Night - starting at 9:30pm in the Rapid City Museum grounds. Movie is Wall-E, concessions are available, admission is free but donations accepted. For more information 441-6373.
Saturday, July 29th 2017
  • Minto Sports Days - will be held Saturday, July 29th, with a BBQ Supper from 5:00pm - 7:00pm and a social to follow at 8:00pm, both in the Minto Rink. Sunday, July 30th, ball games, beer garden. Tickets for the supper and social and more information are available at 534-0695.
Sunday, July 30th 2017
  • Minto Sports Days - will be held Saturday, July 29th, with a BBQ Supper from 5:00pm - 7:00pm and a social to follow at 8:00pm, both in the Minto Rink. Sunday, July 30th, ball games, beer garden. Tickets for the supper and social and more information are available at 534-0695.
Thursday, August 3rd 2017
  • Zabava, Ukrainian Dance Party - 8:00pm - 1:00am at Knights of Columbus, 101 - 11th Avenue S.W., Dauphin. $12.50/person.
Friday, August 4th 2017
  • Real Ukrainian Meal Deal - at Knights on 11th Hall, 101 - 11th Avenue S.W. Dauphin, Friday, August 4th, 2:00pm - 8:00pm and Saturday, August 5th, 11:30am - 5:00pm, featuring perogies, cabbage rolls, sausage and more! For more information 638-7984.
Saturday, August 5th 2017
  • Real Ukrainian Meal Deal - at Knights on 11th Hall, 101 - 11th Avenue S.W. Dauphin, Friday, August 4th, 2:00pm - 8:00pm and Saturday, August 5th, 11:30am - 5:00pm, featuring perogies, cabbage rolls, sausage and more! For more information 638-7984.
  • Strays That Can't Pay - is holding a Kitten Palooza Adoption Event, at 1300 - 18th Street, 11:00am - 1:00pm. Adoptable kittens will be on site.
Sunday, August 6th 2017
  • Cowboy Church Service - 11:00am, 6 miles south of Boissevain. Potluck lunch to follow. Bring a lawn chair, plates, cutlery. Donation proceeds to Turtle Mountain Bible Camp. For more information or directions 534-6960.
Saturday, August 12th 2017
  • Par 3 Tournament - at Deloraine Golf Course. Cash and prizes. Entry fee is $100/person which includes a steak supper. 10:00am shot gun start. Phone entries to 747-4436.
Ongoing Monthly Events
  • Brandon Humane Society - some of the available pets for adoption -
    4 FEMALE DOGS: "Niomi" 2 month old Shepard cross .... "Rowan" 2 month old Shepard cross .... "Karis" 20 month old Husky cross .... "Bay" 2 month old Shepard cross.
    4 MALE CATS: "McCartney" 3 month old Tabby with white .... "Ringo" 3 months old, black with white .... "Harrison" 3 months old, black & white .... "Holmes" 1 3/4 years old, black. For more information, phone 728-1333 or visit www.brandonhumanesociety.ca
  • Alzheimer Society of MB - Support Group for people with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia; Wednesdays from 10am-11:30am in the Alzheimer Society Office (Unit 4B 457 9th Street) Call 729-8320.
    Family Support Group confidential network for families/friends caring for someone with Alzheimer's or dementia; 2nd Wednesday of the month from 2pm-3:30pm on the 4th floor of Assiniboine Centre, Brandon Regional Health Centre Evening group 2nd Thursday of the month from 7pm-8:30pm in the Alzheimer Society office on 9th St.
  • MB Brain Injury Association & Acquired Brain Injury Interest Group -
    Support Group for Survivors & Families; 3rd Monday of the month.
    Friendships through social activities and learning 1st Monday or Tuesday of each month, for times & activities planned call 578-2360 or 1-866-327-1998 or visit www.mbia.ca
  • Brandon & Area Suicide Bereavement Support Group - Supports those who have experienced the death by suicide of a family member or friend. Meets the 4th Wednesday of the month at 217-10th St. Call 727-3202 or 571-4183 or email: kim@ruralsupport.ca
    All are welcome.
  • The Royal Canadian Artillery Museum - The Museum is open 7 days a week 10-5 for the duration of the exhibition. The RCA Museum at CFB Shilo is open Mon thru Fri 10am-5pm. To book tours, or for more information please call 765-3000 ext 3570 or visit online at www.rcamuseum.com
  • Brandon Seniors for Seniors - Call 571-2050 for more info.
    - Advocacy Committee - has some openings, meetings are the 1st Friday of the month.
    - Members Birthday Tea last Friday of every month at 3pm. FREE for the birthday person
    - Footcare Clinics - Basic foot care provided on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday afternoon of each month. Cost is $15.
  • The Rotary Club of Brandon - Tuesday Luncheons11:45am, Rotary Villas, Call 727-0493.
    Sunset 5:45pm, Thursdays, Mum's Family Restaurant, Wheat City Golf Course, Call 728-3421
  • Hope Al-Anon Family Groups - (for families & friends of alcoholics) - 8pm Every Tuesday - Knox United Church (back door) - 451 - 18th St., call 571-3684 or email: al-anon-enquiries@mymts.net
    or visit: www.al-anon.alateen.org
  • Learning Disability Adult Support Group - Learning Disability Resource Centre, 129 B - 12th St. Every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7pm, for more info call 727-4669.
  • Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba - Free Guided Tours on Thursdays, every 1/2 hour from 6pm - 8pm. 710 Rosser Ave., call 727-1036 or visit www.agsm.ca
  • Toastmasters International - 7am on Thursdays at the Canad Inns, Ambassador Room - Aalto's Restaurant. Call 855-2225.
  • Sexuality Education Resource Centre - 161-8th Street or call 727-0417
    Coffee House For Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Two-Spirited, Transgender & Friends. 3rd Thursday of every month at 7pm.
  • Club 77 Singles Monthly Dances - the 3rd Saturday of the month, 8pm - midnight. To be held at the Ukraininan Reading Hall, 1005 Assiniboine Avenue. Members/associates $10, guests $14. Everyone welcome. For more information 728-6725 or 726-8240.
  • Prairie Oasis Seniors Centre - 241 - 8th Street. For more information on events please call 727-6641.
    Bingo - 1:15pm & 6pm Mondays and 1:15pm Thursdays
    Floor Shuffleboard - every Tuesday afternoon at 1pm
    Painting Class - every Wednesday from 9am - 11:30am. All supplies provided.
    Exercise Class - Wednesdays & Fridays at 10am. Come for a low impact exercise class geared for seniors.
    Meals - Prairie Oasis offers a hot, full course, home cooked meal Monday to Friday $8.00; Meals on Wheels also provides hot, nutritious meals five days a week to seniors or persons recovering from illness, disabled clients or post-operative surgical patients $8.00.
  • Wheat City Al-Anon Family Groups - For families & friends of alcoholics. 8pm Wednesdays at St. George's Anglican Church (side door), 5th St. & Southern Ave. Call 571-3684
  • Coffee House - First Sunday of every month from 2 - 4pm at the 7th Street Health Access Centre Community Kitchen. Call 578-4801
  • Separated/Divorced Support Group - Tuesdays, 7 - 9pm in the St. Augustine's Church basement (lower level). For more info call 727-2955 or 727-6674.
  • Kiwanis Club of Brandon - Weekly Lunch Meeting with a Guest Speaker, 12pm - 1pm - Louis Riel Dining Room, Brandon, University. Call 571-5911
  • The Compassionate Friends of Southwestern Manitoba - invites all parents who have had a child pass away to join their monthly Sharing Meeting held every third Monday at Central United Church, 327 - 8th Street. Doors open at 7pm, the meeting begins at 7:30pm. For more information www.compassionatefriends.ca
  • The Sawmill in Boissevain - is hosting Open Mic Night, 7:00pm - 10:00pm, the last Friday of every month. Free to attend.
  • Melita Music Jam and Dance - will be held the third Thursday of every month from November to May, 1:00pm - 5:00pm, in the Legion Hall. Adults $4/children free. For more information 522-8120.
  • Brandon Youth Job Centre - is open for the summer. If you are between 12 and 29 seeking casual, part or full time employment stop by to register at Brandon Provincial Building or call 724-9172.
  • Legion National Youth Track & Field Championships - will be held in Brandon August 11th - 13th and they are looking for volunteers. Please visit their website at www.brandonfirst.com or call 729-2156 if you can help them out.
  • CFS of Western Manitoba - is looking for Volunteer Home Visitors for this fall's Parent-Child Home Program. Training is available in October. For more information 726-7178.
  • The Brandon Farmers Market - starts Saturday, June 10th and runs each Saturday until October. Held in the Town Centre parkade, southwest corner, and is open from 9:00am - 12:00noon.
  • The Urban Garden Project - is to learn the perspectives of First Nation, Metis, and Inuit youth (18 - 29) about how community gardens contributes to health. For FNMI youth who live, work, or go to school in Brandon or Winnipeg. For more information 571-8562.
  • Healthy Neighbourhood Photovoice Project - will gather the perspective of First Nation, Metis and Inuit youth about what makes a neighbourhood healthy. Open to persons 18 - 29 years of age that live, work or go to school in Brandon. Workshops, activities, meetings and planning for the photo exhibition will take place from now until December. For more information 571-8562.
  • Minnedosa Farmers Market - 5:00pm - 7:00pm at 4th Avenue SW FRIDAYS until September 15th.
  • Brandon Youth Job Centre - has designated the month of July as Hire A Student Month for homeowners or businesses who have odd jobs that need completing can place an order for a student to complete the job. For more information 724-9172.
  • The Global Market - is held Saturdays 9:00am - 1:00pm at the corner of 12th Street and Rosser Avenue. Free activities for the kids, baked goods, jams, jellies, entertainment and much more.
  • Oak Lake Beach Farmers Market - Saturdays, 10:00am - 11:30am, behind the store in the campground, July 1st to September 2nd.
  • Parkinson SuperWalk - takes place this September in many locations across Canada. To register or more information 1-800-565-3000.
  • Boissevain-Morton Farmer's Market - Fridays July to September, from 11:00am - 1:00pm at Railway Park, Boissevain.
  • Re-Fit Store - 23 - 12th Street has a good selection - at a good price - of light fixtures, doors, windows and much more for your home renovation projects. Stop by or give them a call 727-2227.
Upcoming Events