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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - June 30, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba Whats On! Community Calendar appears in The Sun as a free public service for non-profit groups. All potential entries must be submitted either by fax (727-0385), mail (501 Rosser Ave. Brandon, R7A OK4) or by e-mail at [email protected] at least a week prior to the desired publication date.MONDAY, July I — Canada Day Family Fun Day is being held today at Safeway, Tenth St. and Victoria Ave. Pancake Breakfast 8:30-11 a.m., carnival IO a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds to Westman Special Olympics. * *    * Wheat City Lawn Bowling club, 300 blk. Park St. (Rideau Park) is Monday to Thursday evenings starting at 6:45 p.m. Call 725-0226. * *    * Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club starts at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. Call 728-5883 or 728-4148. * * * The Margaret Laurence Home, 312 First Ave. in Neepawa is now open for the season. Tours welcome. Call 476-3612. *    *    * Adult Children of Alcoholics meet every Monday at 7 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Cathedral. Call Linda 763- 8833 or Donna 726-0039. *    *    * Midwest Karate Clubs (Brandon, Rivers, Carberry, Shilo, Minnedosa & Neepawa) meet Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call Wendy or Leon at 727-8625. *    *    * Brandon Women’s Barbershop Chorus “Women in Harmony” practices Mondays from 7-10 p.m. in the multipurpose Room at Hillcrest Place, 920 26th St. Call Naomi at 726-8569 or Linda at 726-4274. *    *    * Rotary Club of Brandon sponsors bingo every Monday at 7 p.m. at the Keystone Centre to raise fonding for various community and educational projects. *    *    * Overeaters Anonymous meets Mondays. For time and place call 727- 9038 or 729-0916. *    *    * Westman Regional Wheelchair Sports meets Mondays from 7-9 p.m. at New Era school gym, 527 Louise Ave. Contact Clem at 727-0387. *    *    * Assiniboine Kiwanis Club (host organization for Operation Red Nose), meets every Monday at 7 a.m. at the Roll’n Pin Family Restaurant. Contact Dick McCaUum 728-6497, Bob Dennis 726-5448 or Ralph Heard 726-1314. *    *    * The Crisis Pregnancy Centre at 229 Princess Ave. is open Monday from 9 a.m. to I p.m., Tuesday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and closed Fridays. Contact directors Maria Egilsson or Jennifer Wall at (204) 727-6161. *    *    * The afternoon Friendship Al-Anon Group meets Monday at 2 p.m. at 33 10th St. Call 727-7112. *    *    * Sea Cadets, ages 12-18 years parade at the Brandon Armoury, 1116 Victoria Ave. from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Monday. *    *    * SPADA Zita Fencing Club offers instruction Mondays and Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. at Brandon University gym, mezzanine floor. Contact Tom 727-5631. *    *    * ANAF (Army, Navy, Air Force) Ladies Auxiliary meets the first Monday of each month starting at 7:30 p.m. at the club rooms, 31 14th St. ★    *    * St. John Ambulance Adult Brigade meets the first and third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at St. John House, 1325 Princess Ave. Contact Randy at 824-2020. *    *    * Naomi Rebekah Lodge #6 meets the first and third Monday of each month at 8 p.m. at Odd Fellows Comer, 939 - 9th St.TUESDAY. July 2 Westman Shuffleboard Club for ages 55+ meets each Tuesday and Thursday until Sept. IO at Riverview Curling Club from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call John Brownndge 727-8382 or Irene Clermont 727-7961. * * * Canadian Blood Services' Donor Clinic now located in the Town Centre is open the following hours: Tuesdays IO a.m. to 2 p.m.; Wednesdays noon to 8 p.m.; Thursdays 4-8 p.m. For appointment call 1-888-2 DONATE or 571-3100. *    *    * Play Cribbage every Tuesday at the ANAF Hall, 31 - 14th St. at 7:30 p.m. *    *    * U and Me Kids Club for parents and preschoolers meet at the YMCA Tuesdays from 9:45-11:30 a.m. Come for fun, refreshments and friendship. No registration required but there is a drop in fee of $3. ic    ic    ic Play cribbage every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Legion Hall, Victoria Ave. East. Everyone welcome. ie    ie    ie Brandon Community Playgroup is each Tuesday at West End Community Center 10-11:30 a.m. Call Rhonda 729- 8525 or Brenda 571-0802. *    *    * Ki-Rin I.T.F. Taekwon-Do Club hours are Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at IO a.m. at St. Michael’s Academy gym. Call Glen Gross 726-9279. *    *    * Kiwanis Club of Brandon meets at noon Tuesdays at the Brandon University small dining room. Contact Peter at 728-1661. ie    ie    * Blood pressure and blood sugar monitoring is done any Tuesday afternoon at Prairie Health Matters in the Town Centre from 1-4 p.m. Home monitoring can also be discussed. Call 571-8357. *    *    * 26th Field Regiment Museum on the main floor of the Brandon Armoury, corner of Eleventh Street and Victoria Avenue is open every Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. ie    ie    ie Toastmasters Club 293 meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at ACC, Room 242. Contact Roy at 726-4647 or Richard at 728-6497. *    *    * TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets Tuesdays at Church of the Nazarene, 411 Ninth St. Weigh In 6:30 p.m., meeting 7:30 p.m. Call Deb 728- 7625 or 1-800-932-8677. *    *    * Brandon Chapter SPEBSQSA, Men’s Barbershop Chorus, meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Crocus Plains school, 1930 First St., west door. Call Dick at 7254088. *    *    * K.S. Cho Tae Kwon Do College holds classes every Tuesday and Thursday from 6-7 p.m. for all ages. Call Jim Murphy at 727-5302. ie    ie    * Hope Al-Anon Family Group meets every Tuesday at 8 p.m. at Knox United Church, 18th St. & Victoria Ave. CaU 727-7112. *    *    * Brandon Riverview Preschool Inc., 1105 Louise Ave. E. offers preschool classes in a school environment once or twice weekly, Tuesday and Thursday. Call Tracy at 727-1778 or 7264891. ic    ie    ie Rotary Club of Brandon meets every Tuesday at the Canadian Inn, 150 Fifth St. at noon. Call 725-3848 or 727-0531. ie    *    ie Virden’s XII Manitoba Dragoons Cadet Corps for youths aged 12-18 meets every Tuesday at the Virden Legion from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Contact K. G. Smith 748-3321 or 845-2118. *    *    * Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders and Manitoba Schizophrenia Society are conducting a self help information tour in Melita on the first Tuesday of the month and in Killarney on the third Tuesday of each month. *    *    * PFLAG (parents, family and mends of lesbians and gays) meets for support and discussion the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Call Cathy or Mike at 727-0417.WEDNESDAY. July 3 Westman Wilderness Club family camp at Rossman Lake is on July 6 and 7. CaU Carol at 729-9252 or 859-2310 by today. *    *    * Mood Disorders Assoc. Brandon support group meets today from 7-9 p.m. at 415 -1 Uh St. downstairs. CaU 725-8555. *    *    * South Brandon Carroll 4-H Beef Club 50th anniversary and achievement day is today in the Canada Room at the Keystone Centre starting at I p.m. with show of 4-H cattle. *    *    * Prairie Social Singles meet for coffee and pool Wednesdays at 8 p.m. at Green Acres Family Restaurant Lounge, 1451 Richmond Ave. E. CaU Marj 571-0057 or Nicki 725-1488. * * * DID/MPD support group meets every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. CaU Tina (204)    523-8176    or    e-mail did_group(q)hotmail.com CONTACT — a social and support group for mothers who are at home with their preschool children meets every Wednesday from 9:45-11:15 a.m. at the Elspeth Reid Family Resource Centre, 255 Ninth St. CaU 726-6280. ie    ie    ie Playgroup, Park Community Centre, 1428 Louise Ave., is every Wednesday from 10-11:30 a.m. CaU Wanda 726-5979 or Sheila 727-6696. ie    ie    ie The 2520 Royal Canadian Army Cadets offers programs for children ages 12-19 every Wednesday from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Brandon Armoury, 1116 Victoria Ave. *    *    * Canadian Red Cross sponsors bingo every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Elks Hall, 18th St. N. Proceeds directly support Red Cross programs and services in the Brandon area. ie    ie    ie YWCA Westman Women’s Shelter offers a Wednesday afternoon support group from 1:15-3 p.m. CaU 727-3644 or 1-800-862-2727. *    *    * St. John Ambulance Youth Division meets every Wednesday from 7-8 p.m. at Knox United Church, 451 18th St. CaU 726-1193. ie    ic    ic Gamblers Anonymous meets Wednesdays and Sundays. Contact 571-3685 (24-hour service). ie    ie    ie Brandon Scrabble Club meets every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the ANAF Club, 31 14th St. CaU 727-5399 or 728-3271. ie    ie    ie TOPS meets Wednesdays at Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church with weigh-in 6:30 p.m., meeting 7 p.m. CaU Marg 571-9368 or 1-800-932-8677. *    *    * Mood Disorders Association meets the first Wednesday of each month at Armstrong Place, 1036 Louise Ave. (basement) from 7-9 p.m. CaU 725-8555. * * * Westman Retired Educators Association meets the first Wednesday of each month at Huggy’s Restaurant and Sports Bar, 18th St. South, at IO a.m. CaU Mavis Johnston at 727-2849. ie ie ic Optimist Club of Brandon (Friend of Youth) meets the first Wednesday of each month at the Victoria In at 6:30 p.m. CaU Cee 7274147 or Darryl 728-7411.THURSDAY. July 4 West 725-0286 or 1-800-932-8677. ie ie ie Self Help Agencies of Southern Manitoba Information Tour (Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders and Schizophrenia Society) is in Hamiota the first Thursday of the Month and in Minnedosa on the third Thursday of the Month.FRIDAY. July 5 Learning Disabilities Assoc. Resource Centre, 108 Sixth St. is closed until August 28. If you require assistance caU Debbie 727-0483 or Arlene 729-9964. * *    * Acrylic and Indian Ink exhibition from Monica Bomyk and Joyce McNeiU and a watercolor exhibition from Crystal Thornburn, are on display at the Wasagaming Community Arts Centre in Clear Lake until July IO. ie    ie    ie Solid Grounds coffee house, 1039 Lome Ave. is open Friday and Saturday evenings from 8 p.m. to I a.m. for 18 yrs. and over. $2 cover charge includes regular coffee and peanuts. CaU 725-5936 or 727-7000. ie    ie    ie Drop-In Playtime for parents and their preschool children is held Fridays from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Elspeth Reid Family Resource Centre, 255 Ninth St. Ph. 726-6280. *    *    * Healthy Baby Program is held on Fridays from 1-3:30 p.m. at the Public Health Service in the Town Centre. Applications available at doctors’ offices and at Public Health. CaU Susin at 571-8443. ie    ie    ie 82 Brandon Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron meets at the Brandon Armoury, corner of Victoria and 11th St. every Friday from 7-10 p.m. CaU 727-6791. *    ie    ie Eagles, A Christian singles group, meets Fridays and once a month on Saturday. CaU 728-2770 or 726-0038. *    *    * The MS Society, Brandon and District Chapter wiU be hosting the Friday afternoon coffee crew on the first Friday of every month at 2 p.m. at Unit B, 920 Sixth Street. For more information call Kyla at 571-5670 or 571-5672. ic    ic    ic Breast Cancer Centre of Hope offers a community contact program with reading and video materials available. CaU Helena at 726-8315. Music in the Parks features Deandra Day in Princess Park today at 6:30 p.m. Family Home Literacy Program invites aU parents and preschoolers in the Betty Gibson School catchment area every Thursday from 10:15-11:15 a.m. for weekly activity to create crafts, sing songs and teU stories. CaU Karen 724-3727. ★    *    * Central Happy Haven Seniors Club meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at 529 Fourth St. for cards (500) and handbell choir. For handbell caU Mary 728-0933 and for cards Doug 728-9430. ie    *    * Brandon Hills Model Railway Club display is open to viewing at the Town Centre Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. * * * Rotary Club of Brandon Sunrise meets each Thursday morning at 7 a.m. at the Trails West Motor Inn on 18th St. North. CaU 728-4924. ie    ie    ie Sky-Hy Toastmasters, a dinner meeting on Thursdays at 6 p.m. at the Canadian Inn. Contact Gerry at 727-0197. *    *    * Brandon Streamliner Club weightless group meets every Thursday at 7:15 p.m. at Southminster Presbyterian Church, 1260 Fifth St. CaU Stella 728-3420 or Daphne 726-0593. it    it    it Navy League Cadets, ages 10-12 years parade at the Brandon Armoury, ll 16 Victoria Ave. from 6:15-8:30 p.m. Thursday. *    *    * GAM-ANON Family Group meets Thursdays from noon to I p.m. at Central United Church, 325 Eighth St. Call Linda 726-0145. ie    it    ie TOPS (Take    Off Pounds Sensibly) meets Thursdays at Church of the Nazarene, 411 Ninth St. Weigh-in 6:15 p.m., meeting 7:15 p.m. CaU MargSATURDAY. July 6 Brandon Naturalists outing to the Treesbank area is today. Meet at the Cairn in CornwaUis Park, low road to Shilo at 9 a.m. Bring lunch. CaU Hazel 727-2290. ic ic ic Daly House Museum, 122 18th Street, is open Tuesday to Saturday IO a m. to noon and 1-5 p.m. Admission fee is required. ie    ie    ie Every Saturday a group of Francophones meet at Chicken Delight, 1113 Rosser Ave. at 10:30 a.m. CaU 726-0373 or 726-4486. *    *    * Brandon Hills Model Railway Club display located rn the Town Centre is open to viewing Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. ic ie ie Westman Stroke Support Group meets the third Saturday of each month from 1:30-3 p.m. at the School of Nursing, Brandon Regional Health Centre. Call 5714083.SUNDAY. july 7 Brandon Hills Picnic is on today with youth ball and races at 4 p.m., supper at 6 p.m. and adult baU at 7:30 p.m. CaU Nancy 727-6988 or Pat 728-9903. •k ie ie Manitoba Automobile Museum, located on the Trans-Canada Hwy. at Elkhorn, is now open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day featuring 80 antique autos and pioneer and Indian artifacts. See them at www.mbautomuseum.com or caU (204) 845-2604. ie    ie    ie Beckoning Hills Museum, MUI Road, Boissevain is open daffy from 1-5 p.m. CaU Ken 534-7118 or Mary 534-6718. ie    ie    ie Carberry Plains Museum, 520 Fourth Ave. is open daffy from 1-6 p.m. CaU 834-2284 or 834-2797. * * * Club ll Singles meet for brunch at 12 noon every Sunday in July and August at Huggy’s Restaurant, 2140 Currie Blvd. Contact Elsie 728-0474 or Mabel 728-7038. ie ie ie Brandon Badminton Club plays on Sundays from 8-10:30 p.m. at the Brandon University Gym and Thursdays 8-10:30 p.m. at the YMCA. CaU Jill 727-2109 or Chns 725-0275. ie    ie    ie Gamblers Anonymous meets Sundays and Wednesdays. Contact 571-3685 (24-hour service). ie    ie    ie Stroke Recovery Assoc, of Manitoba Inc. offers direct service programs for stroke people and family members. To find out about locations and times of meetings caU (204) 942-2880. *    *    * Are you a non-custodial parent? Are you aware of the Parent and Child Advocacy Coalition of Brandon? For more information caU 726-9641 or 726-4711, or e-mail [email protected] ie    ie    ie Interested in starting a support group for people with Alopecia? CaU 571-1678. ie ie ie Registration for YMCA Summer Day Camps is now on. CaU 727-5456. ie    *    * American Sign Language (ASL) course is being conducted in Brandon from July 22-26. Please contact Sandra Koch-Gensiorek at 726-6163. ie    ie    ie Make a difference    in your commu nity. If you enjoy working with children or families, there may be a volunteer position for your with Child and Family Services of Western Manitoba. Contact the Volunteer Coordmator at 726-61 IO. *    *    * Operation LD. School Zone and the YMCA is holding a free youth summer sports program for youth ages 12 to 16 every weekday evening from 7-10 p.m. at the YMCA. CaU 726-5456.UPCOMING Summer Art Classes for Kids begin July 8 at the Art GaUery of Southwestern Mamtoba. CaU 727-1036. *    *    * The Compassionate Friends meet July IO at 7:30 p.m. at 1321 - 13th St. ie    *    ie “Optimizing    Nutrient Management” Field Day, AAFC Research Centre, 1-5 p.m. is on July ll. Register on line at http://www.agr.gc.ca/science/bran-don/whatsnew-nouveau_e.htm or caU Sharon Ramsay 726-7650. ic    Ic    ic Prairie Social Singles dance is on July 13 at The Loft, 111 Seventh St. CaU Marjorie 571-0057 or Nicki 725-1488. *    *    * Federal Superannuates National Association (F.S.N.A.) Western Man. Branch is holding a catered lunch at I p.m. with meetmg to foUow on July 16 at the Erickson Legion HaU. ie    ie    ie Club ll Singles social evening is on July 20 at the Elks HaU on 18th St. N. with music by the Moonlighters. Advance tickets only. CaU Elsie 728-0474 or Mabel 728-7038. MLCC Approval No. 02/02. ie ie ie CMMG (Coalition of Mamtoba Motorcycle Groups) is holding an informational meeting for aU motorcyclists and friends on July 21 at 2 p.m. at the Riverbank Discovery Centre, 545 Conservation Drive, ram or shine. CaU (204) 284-4872. ie ic ic Space Station 2002 Vacation Bible School for ages 4 tnrough grade 6 is on July 22-26 from 9:20 a. rn.-noon sponsored by Keystone Baptist Church, 159 Madison Crescent. To pre-register caU 725-2606. I Photo ssiorafiori T«dwuruui ;