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Monday, September 1 (View map of this day's events)
Wheat City Lawn Bowling Club

For fun and fresh air ain a beautiful park setting, come and try lawn bowling.  No previouse experience necessary.  Equipment and instruction is free.  First visit is free.  Casual attendance  Monday to Thursday evenings, June to September.  for more information call Chris 204 726 0493

 


7pm Mon -Thurs, 345 Park Street, Rideau Park, 345 Park Street, Rideau Park

Wednesday, September 3 (View map of this day's events)
Edward Jones Charity BBQ

Pork on a bun and hotdog BBQ in support of the Canadian Cancer Society.  Food available will be Pork on a bun with chips and a pop for $5 and hotdog, chips and a pop for $4. Pork on a bun may be purchased individually for $3 as well as hotdogs for $2. All proceeds will be donated to the Cancer Society.

 


11am - 2pm, Pacific Plaza, 1700 Pacific Ave

Thursday, September 4 (View map of this day's events)
Exhibition Opening Reception at the AGSM

 

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF MENTORING WOMEN FOR WOMEN'S ART (MAWA) at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba

 

Four new exhibitions will open the fall season at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba with a public reception on Thursday, September 4 at 7:30PM. Planned in conjunction with the 30th anniversary of Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA), all four exhibitions celebrate the history and vitality of the women’s art community in Manitoba. With work by over twenty women from around the province, the exhibitions spread throughout the Main Gallery, Community Gallery, Children’s Studio, and Foyer Display Case to draw connections between generations of artists and explore the shared creative process. Many of the artists will be in attendance at the opening reception, and the exhibitions will remain free and open to the public until September 20th in the Community Gallery and October 25th in Main Gallery and Children’s Studio.


 In the Main Gallery, “Endangered Species” is a solo exhibition by the prolific late Manitoba artist Rosemary Kowalsky (1920 – 2006), whose large-scale vibrant paintings and drawings explored fragility of living things using the language of gardening. The exhibition is paired with “Lateral Symmetry”, which includes multimedia and sculptural works by three Manitoba artists whose practices respond to Kowalsky’s: Brandon-based printmaker, poet, and sculptor Basma Kavanagh, and Winnipeg-based artists Elvira Finnigan and Tracy Peters. The three artists’ work focuses on the blurred boundaries between nature and its human inhabitants, and the unpredictable forces that shape our environment.


 In the Community Gallery, “In Process Together” offers a view into the creative process and the experience of mentorship through works-in-progress, experiments, sketches, notebooks, research, and finished works by artists from the newly formed Drawn Together – A Women’s Art Collective and “MAWA Mini-Mentorship: Approaches to Sculpture and Installation Practices with Chris Cooper.” The exhibition includes works by Sasha Amaya, Katharine Bruce, Amy Buehler, Becky Chinn, Susana V. Danyliuk, Anne Fallis Elliott, Cheryl Orr-Hood, Shawn Jordan, Alexis Kinloch, Chris Larsen, Mary Lowe, Lisa Lysack, Carolyn Mount, Gerry Oliver, Rosemarie Peloquin, Chris Reid, Wendy Seversen, Janet Shaw-Russell, and Marg Stewart.


 Introducing the youngest generation of artists to the AGSM, “Recent Works by Éowynn, Age 8” in the Children’s Studio and Foyer Display Case creates parallels between Éowynn’s works and those in the Main Gallery. Passionate about art and inspired by nature and animals, Éowynn has taken numerous art classes at the AGSM.


 The exhibitions will remain open until October 25th in the Main Gallery and Children’s Studio and September 20th in the Community Gallery. The Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba is located at 710 Rosser Avenue. It can be accessed either from the Town Centre parkade, or from the first floor of the Town Centre Mall through the elevators near the library. Parking in the Town Centre is free for AGSM visitors. Please note the gallery’s hours: Tuesday to Friday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Thursday evenings until 9 PM, and Saturdays from 12PM – 5PM. Afterhours workshops and tours are available by appointment. Curator’s Tour of the exhibitions will take place on Thursday, September 11th, at 6pm.  Visit www.agsm.ca for more info.

 

 


7:30pm - 9:30pm, 710 Rosser avenue, located in the Town Centre, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba
for Shelter Invitational Golf Tournament!

Brandon Area REALTORS "for Shelter" Golf Tournament

Thursday, September 4 at Oak Island.  Bus ride to and from Oak Island included.

All proceeds go to local shelter related charities!

RBC $10,000 hole in one contest.

Contact your REALTOR(r) or the Board office at 204-727-4672 for more information or to register!  Deadline to register is Tuesday, August 25.

 


Noon shotgun start, Oak Island
Karaoke at the Crystal!
Party Jockeys Music hosts Karaoke every Thursday night downtown at the Crystal Hotel from 9:30pm - 1:30pm! Come down and show off your talents, grab a refreshment or 2, and have a great time with us!
9:30 pm, Crystal Hotel, Brandon MB, Crystal Hotel, Brandon MB
Ultimate Frisbee Pickup Games

Every Thursday the Westman Ultimate Disc League (WUDL) hosts a co-ed pickup game.  Many league members show up to play, but the night is open for anyone who would like to try ultimate frisbee without making the committment of joining a team.

 

Pickup games are free.  There is always someone there willing to help teach people how to play and even how to throw a frisbee if necessary.

 

If you are interested contact us through our website:

http://www.wudl.ca

 

This is a great social sport, which makes it easy to meet new friends!

Come on out and try ultimate frisbee this Thursday!

 


7:00pm-9:00pm, Sportsplex Track, 30 Knowlton Dr

Friday, September 5 (View map of this day's events)
Brandon Air Cadets

 

82 Brandon Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron Open House and Registration, Friday September 5, 2014 at 6:30 pm at Brandon Armoury, 1116 Victoria Ave. Youth ages 12 - 18 are welcome to join. For more information:  204-725-4703 or www.82air.ca

 


6:30pm, Brandon Armoury, 1116 Victoria Ave
Dance

Dance to the 'Northern Reflections'

Non - Alcoholic event  Non - Alcoholic drinks for sale

Reserve tickets by calling 204-476-2497

Tickets may be purchased at

Flowers on Main, Minneodsa, MB

Back to the Garden Gate, Neepawa, MB

Price $15.00  Lunch included.

Repeat daily until the date of the event

 


8:00 P. M. - 12:00 A, Franklin Hall, Franklin, MB, #3 - 95.5 Franklin Rd.

Saturday, September 6 (View map of this day's events)
Cruisin for Ca$h 2014

Crui$in for Ca$h 2014
 
WHERE: Deloraine
WHEN: Saturday September 06, 2014    
TIME: Pancake Break fast 8:00am - 10:00am
         Dice Run Registration 9:00am - noon

                   

Cruisin For Cash is a Fundraising Motorcycle/Classic Car Dice Run in Deloraine. Participants register at the Deloraine Legion before heading out on the route.  There are checkpoints in several towns where you can enjoy a refreshment, grab a bite to eat and roll the dice as you build your cumulative score. Highest cumulative score will be awarded the $1,000 cash prize.  There are other fundraising activities back at the Deloraine Legion upon the participants return and a BBQ'd supper is included in the cost of registration, which is only $25.   Each year the proceeds from the event are turned over to a local cause, this year all proceeds will go to the Deloraine Golf Course.  Join us for a pancake breakfast then head out on the route for a nice relaxing cruise through Southwest Manitoba.

 
More information at: www.cruisinforcashdeloraine.com
or

9:00am - Noon, Deloraine Legion, Deloraine Legion
McDiarmid Drive Alliance Church Common Ground Community Carnival

 

McDiarmid Drive Alliance Church – Common Ground Community Carnival & BBQ

 

Saturday, September 6, 2014  ~  Free of Charge!

 

11 am – 3 pm at the Keystone grounds.

 

Featuring old fashioned carnival games and activities, a variety of live music, petting zoo, a hotdog barbeque and much more.

 

Fun for the whole family, a family friendly event.

 


11 am to 3 pm, Keystone Grounds
Parkinson Superwalk

Get a team together - or come on your own - and join the Parkinson Society Superwalk on September 6 at the Riverbank Discovery Center. Registration opens at 10:00AM and the walk begins at 11:00. This is the only major fundraiser for the Parkinson Society in Westman. It's a great opportunity to contribute to Parkinson support services, education and research and enjoy an easy walk with family and friends at the same time. You can register online at www.parkinsonsuperwalk.ca or call the Brandon Parkinson Society office at 204-726-1702. 


10:00AM, Riverbank Discovery Center
The Vitkot Xeric Collection

 

 


 


International Peace Garden


14 minutes south of Boissevain

 

 

Join the International Peace Garden in  celebrating the Dedication of The Vitko Xeric Collection.

View the 40 plus year collection of cactus and succulents in their many colors, shapes and sizes in the beautifully landscaped conservatory.

 

Program & Refreshements at 1:00

 


1:00 p.m., International Peace Garden

Sunday, September 7 (View map of this day's events)
Road Rebels Car Show/Swap Meet BBQ

 

Road Rebels Car Club is hosting their 5th annual Elspeth Reid Family Resource Centre BBQ fund raiser Show & Shine/Swap Meet on Sunday September 7th, 2014 at the Dinsdale Park just North of the River on 1st Street Brandon, MB from 12:00 noon to 4:00 P.M. Admission is free for everyone.

 


12:00 to 4:00 P.M., Dinsdale Park, Brandon MB, Dinsdale Park, Brandon MB


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