Events Calendar

Location: Alberta

MCC Alberta charity auction and sale, in Didsbury. Events begin with supper at 5 p.m. on June 1 and end at 3 p.m. on June 2. For more information, visit mccreliefsale.com.

Location: Alberta

MC Alberta women's retreat at Sunnyside Retreat Centre, Sylvan Lake. Speaker: Rachel Miller Jacobs of AMBS. Theme: "Ordinary forgiveness." To register after April 1, visit mcawomen.com.

Location: Alberta

Heritage retreat at Camp Valaqua, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Theme: "Perception in our calling, service and every day." Speaker: Thomas Coldwell, MCC Alberta executive director. For more information, visit mennonitechurch.ab.ca/.

Location: Alberta

Camp Valaqua hike-a-thon. For more information, call 403-637-2510.

Location: Alberta

Camp Valaqua garden party. For more information, call 403-637-2510.

Location: Alberta

Springridge Mennonite Church, Pincher Creek is celebrating its 90th anniversary. All past and present congregants are invited. RSVP to delwillms@gmail.com. For more information, visit springridgemennonitechurch.ab.ca.

Location: Saskatchewan

SMYO junior high retreat.

Location: Saskatchewan

Ted & Co. presents "Discovery: A Comic Lament."

Location: Saskatchewan

Ninth annual Spruce River Folk Festival at Spruce River Farm.

Location: Saskatchewan

Women's retreat at Shekinah Retreat Centre. 

Location: Saskatchewan

MC Saskatchewan Equipping Day.

Location: Manitoba

MCC Manitoba hosts its annual SpringFest at its Winnipeg office, sarting at 10 a.m. each day. Includes plant sale, quilt show and sale, relief kit packing and barbecue lunch. For more information, visit mccmb.ca/springfest.

Location: Manitoba

MC Manitoba's Camps with Meaning hosts Birding Retreat No. 17, at Turtle Mountain Bible Camp. Registration deadline: May 12. For more information, call Paul Friesen at 204-837-4175 or Robb Nickel at 204-475-1904. 

Location: Manitoba

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate junior-high spring concert, at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.

Location: Manitoba

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate senior-high spring concert, at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.

Location: Manitoba

Tractor Trek 2018 fundraiser in support of Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach, and the Eden Foundation. For more information, call 204-326-9661.

Location: Manitoba

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate annual fundraising golf tournament, at Bridges Golf Course, Starbuck. For more information, visit westgatemennonite.ca.

Location: Ontario

New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale, at the New Hamburg fairgrounds. Featuring the largest charity quilt sale in Canada. For more information, visit nhmrs.com.

Location: Ontario

“Discovery: A Comic Lament,” a show about land, love and loss, starring Ted Swartz and Michelle Milne: (31) at Rockway Mennonite Collegiate, Kitchener; (1) at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo; (2) at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cambridge; (3) at Steinmann Mennonite Church, Baden. All shows at 7:30 p.m. For advance tickets, visit uwaterloo.ca/grebel/discovery.

Location: Ontario

52nd annual chicken barbecue and pie auction fundraiser, at Hidden Acres Camp, New Hamburg, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Advance tickets required. To reserve a ticket, email info@hiddenacres.ca

Location: Ontario

MennoHomes' Out-spok'n for Affordable Housing bike-a-thon, beginning at Elmira Mennonite Church. Options for hikers, cyclists and motorcyclists. For more information, call Dan Driedger at 226-476-2535.

Location: Ontario

New Hamburg Nithview annual community strawberry social, from 2 to 4 p.m., and from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Location: Ontario

Detweiler Meetinghouse, Roseville, hosts the Fair Wind, who will perform traditional music of the British Isles, at 2:30 p.m. For more information, call Laurence Martin at 519-208-4591.

Location: Ontario

70th anniversary celebration of Nairn Mennonite Church, Ailsa Craig. Weekend activities culminate with a worship service of praise and thanksgiving on July 1 at 10:45 a.m. Those planning to attend are asked to let the church know at 519-232-4425.

Location: Ontario

Willowgrove 50th anniversary open house, in Stouffville, beginning at 11 a.m. Willowgrove's former staff, school families, volunteers, campers and church constituency are invited. Events include the final public performance of the Rouge River Connection. For more information, email info@willowgrove.ca.

 

Location: Ontario

Detweiler Meetinghouse, Roseville, hosts "Folk and gospel songs," led by Mike and Diana Erb (Twas Now), at 2:30 p.m. For more information, call Laurence Martin at 519-208-4591.

Location: Ontario

Until May 2019: “Sites of Nonresistance: Ontario Mennonites and the First World War” exhibit of letters, photographs and documents from the Mennonite Archives of Ontario, at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo.

Location: Quebec and Eastern Canada

Mennonite Church Canada is looking to help sponsor women and men from across the nationwide church to attend this year's North American Institute for Indigenous Theological Studies' symposium, White Supremacy, Racial Conflict and Indigeneity: Toward Right Relationship, at Acadia Divinity College in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. For those interested in attending, email Steve Heinrichs at sheinrichs@mennonitechurch.ca.

Location: U.S.

Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship annual gathering, at Bluffton (Ohio) University. Theme: "Stories of healing." For more information, or to register, visit mennohealth.org/gathering.