What’s up in the West End this weekend

Friday, May 25


Pride Flag Raising

Time: 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: University of Winnipeg (515 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Come and watch the raising of the Pride flag on the front lawn of the University of Winnipeg.  Show your support for the LGBTTQ* community by taking part in this and other University of Winnipeg’s Pride festivities. For more information on events and activities, please visit University of Winnipeg’s Pride page at http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/pride/.

 

Family Story Time

Time: 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: West End Library (999 Sargent Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Bring your children and come enjoy some classic children’s stories in the ‘Cindy Klassen Program Room’ at the ‘West End Library’. This program is recommended for children aged 3 to 5, but people of all ages are welcome!

 

Word Processing Level One

Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: West End Library (999 Sargent Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba)

If you are new to technology or just need a refresher on how to use ‘Microsoft Word 2010,’ feel free to register and join the ‘Word Processing Level One’ class at the ‘West End Library’. Here you will learn the basics of ‘Microsoft Word’ including saving, editing and other neat features! For registration and more information, visit http://wpl.libcal.com/calendar/main/?cid=1677&t=d&d=0000-00-00&cal=1677&cm=2133.

 

Open Mic Night

Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: The Strong Badger Coffeehouse (679 Sargent Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Are you an aspiring poet or writer? Come and share your works in front of a live audience at The Strong Badger Coffeehouse. You have ten minutes of mic time to share whatever you please. Registration begins at 5:30.

New Beginnings

Time: 9:00 PM

Location: University of Winnipeg, Asper Centre for Theatre and Film (515 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Sarasvàti Productions is excited to bring to stage their latest community collaboration New Beginnings. Witness the coming together of a diverse range of artists, community members, recent newcomers and established immigrants. Through the use of dance, music, visual art and storytelling they will explore the themes of displacement and resettlement. For tickets or more information, please visit www.sarasvati.ca or call 204-586-2236. This event takes place at the University of Winnipeg, Asper Centre for Theatre and Film.

 

Saturday, May 26


Doors Open Winnipeg

Time: Check Doors Open Winnipeg website for more details.

Location: Various locations throughout Winnipeg

Come and explore what goes on behind the closed doors of some of Winnipeg’s businesses and galleries! Take tours, learn exciting new things, and explore some of Winnipeg’s best hidden secrets. Here’s a list of participating West End businesses and buildings:

Clifton Studios Co-Op (587 Clifton St.)

Minto Armoury (969 St. Matthews Ave.)

HSM Temple and Cultural Centre (854 Ellice Ave.)

ARTlington Studios (618 Arlington St.)

The Old House Revival Company and Antique Mall (324 Young St.)

For times, more information, and to see other businesses and buildings offering Doors Open Winnipeg events, visit: http://www.doorsopenwinnipeg.ca/.

 

New Beginnings

Time: 4:00 PM

Location: University of Winnipeg, Asper Centre for Theatre and Film (515 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Sarasvàti Productions is excited to bring to stage their latest community collaboration New Beginnings. Witness the coming together of a diverse range of artists, community members, recent newcomers and established immigrants. Through the use of dance, music, visual art and storytelling they will explore the themes of displacement and resettlement. For tickets or more information, please visit www.sarasvati.ca or call 204-586-2236. This event takes place at the University of Winnipeg, Asper Centre for Theatre and Film.

 

Wilt

Time: 9:00 PM

Location: The Good Will Social Club

The Good Will Social Club is proud to present Wilt with special guests Ogimaa, Witchtripp, and Dukkha. Come for great food, friends and fun!

 

Sunday, May 27


Doors Open Winnipeg

Time: Check Doors Open Winnipeg website for more details.

Location: Various locations throughout Winnipeg

Come and explore what goes on behind the closed doors of some of Winnipeg’s businesses and galleries! Take tours, learn exciting new things, and explore some of Winnipeg’s best hidden secrets. Here’s a list of participating West End businesses and buildings:

Clifton Studios Co-Op (587 Clifton St.)

Minto Armoury (969 St. Matthews Ave.)

HSM Temple and Cultural Centre (854 Ellice Ave.)

ARTlington Studios (618 Arlington St.)

The Old House Revival Company and Antique Mall (324 Young St.)

For times, more information, and to see other businesses and buildings offering Doors Open Winnipeg events, visit: http://www.doorsopenwinnipeg.ca/.

 

New Beginnings

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: University of Winnipeg, Asper Centre for Theatre and Film (515 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Sarasvàti Productions is excited to bring to stage their latest community collaboration New Beginnings. Witness the coming together of a diverse range of artists, community members, recent newcomers and established immigrants. Through the use of dance, music, visual art and storytelling they will explore the themes of displacement and resettlement. For tickets or more information, please visit www.sarasvati.ca or call 204-586-2236. This event takes place at the University of Winnipeg, Asper Centre for Theatre and Film.