Manitoba

Until September 22

Sat, 09/22/2018

Two new exhibitions at the Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Winnipeg: “My will remains: Reflections on chronic illness and disability” by Diane Driedger; and “Ubuntu: I am because we are,” by Manny Martins-Karman.

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November 15–17

Sat, 11/17/2018

The Mennonite Historical Society of Canada’s 50th anniversary conference, “A people of diversity: Mennonites in Canada since 1970,” will be hosted by the Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies at the University of Winnipeg.

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July 14

Sat, 07/14/2018

Heritage Classic car show at Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Features muffler rapping contest and pedal-powered kart derby.

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July 25

Wed, 07/25/2018

Heritage Classic golf tournament for Mennonite Heritage Village, at Quarry Oaks, Ste. Anne; shotgun start at 11 a.m., dinner to follow. To register, call 204-326-9661.

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September 7–9

Sun, 09/09/2018

The Mennonite Church Manitoba Working Group on Palestine-Israel presents a law symposium in downtown Winnipeg to explore the rights and obligations of Palestinians; the status of the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza under international law; and Canada’s obligations under the UN Charter and the fourth Geneva Convention. For more information, visit israelpalestinelawsymposium.ca.; only registrants will be given the meeting location.

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June 9

Sat, 06/09/2018

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

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May 17

Thu, 05/17/2018

Third annual Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies lecture, at the University of Winnipeg's Manitoba Hall, at 7 p.m. Speaker: Rebecca Janzen of the University of South Carolina. Topic: "Unexpected connections: Mennonites in Mexican media."

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May 25–27

Sun, 05/27/2018

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. 

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May 12

Sat, 05/12/2018

World Fair Trade Day celebration, at Ten Thousand Villages, 134 Plaza Drive, Winnipeg, beginning at 10 a.m. Includes a fair trade market, music and activities for children. For more information, call 204-261-0566.

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May 10

Thu, 05/10/2018

New exhibits by Danielle Fontaine Koslowsky, Reymond Pagé and Jeff Chester open at the Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Winnipeg, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

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April 25

Wed, 04/25/2018

Naim Ateek, founding director of the Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem, will speak on “The Bible, justice and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict: A Palestinian theology of liberation,” at Canadian Mennonite University’s Marpeck Commons, Winnipeg: at 7 p.m.

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April 19

Thu, 04/19/2018

Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Winnipeg, presents an “artists talk” featuring Anthony Chiarella and gallery curator Ray Dirks on the topic “Visualizing Christianity: Mennonite and Catholic art in a secular age,” at 7 p.m.

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April 15

Sun, 04/15/2018

Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Winnipeg, presents a book-signing event for Faye Hall’s “Seven Whole Days,” with poet-priest Malcolm Guite, the chaplain of Girton College, Cambridge, who will read at the event, at 7 p.m.

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April 28, 29

Sun, 04/29/2018

Faith and Life Women’s Chorus and Male Choir present their spring concert, Send Forth Thy Spirit; (28) at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.; (29) at Steinbach Mennonite Church, at 3 p.m.

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April 28

Sat, 04/28/2018

Women’s retreat at Charleswood Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Theme: “Resilience Road: Solidarity, steps and strategies for travelling well. Speaker: Moira Somers. For more information, email eprempel@gmail.com.

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March 5

Mon, 03/05/2018

Senator Murray Sinclair will present a public lecture, "The TRC, Calls to Action and the Mountain Before Us: Stories of Hope and Challenge," at CMU's Marpeck Commons,  at 7 p.m. He will share stories and insights from Canadian communities, churches and educational institutions responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's (TRC) 94 Calls to Action.

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March 30, 31

Sat, 03/31/2018

"Good Friday through the senses," self-guided contemplative half-day retreats in Winnipeg: (30) 1 to 5 p.m. (31) 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call Laura Funk at 204-489-7016.

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March 30

Fri, 03/30/2018

The Winnipeg First Mennonite Church Choir, with orchestra under the direction of Yuri Klaz, presents Mendelssohn's "Lobgesang" on Good Friday at 7 p.m. at the church.

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