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Archive for September, 2016

Southside Pumpkin Carving

Come & share your creative abilities at Southside Golf Course’s Festive Fridays Pumpkin Party 2016! 

Friday, October 28th

Cocktail Hour 5:30 to 6:30 with dinner, carving, judging and dancing to follow

Limited Menu of: Mexican Taco Bar $14.95

Plus: Salads, Burgers & Chicken Fingers 

Please RSVP by Wednesday October 26th  to 204-254-6709 ext. 1 

If you’d like to go with a group of LACEY gals, email praxis2121@gmail.com by Monday October 24.

Looking forward to seeing you all on the 28th … come party with us!!! 

Out There Badminton

The Out There Badminton season starts this week on Friday, September 23rd at Gordon Bell High School (corner of Broadway and Maryland).

Out There Sports & Recreation provides opportunities for women and men to participate in sports and other recreational activities in good company with other members of Winnipeg’s LGBTQ community.  Out There has set out to provide places for queer people to meet and have fun.

So if you are looking for an opportunity to have fun, socialize, or stay fit, come join us on Fridays at Gordon Bell High School for badminton.

Our fee for the season is $20 or you can pay a drop in fee of $2.

Play is from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Hope to see you there.

Need more information? badminton@outtherewinnipeg.com

Jolanda & Gaétan, on behalf of Out There Badminton (http://www.badminton.mb.ca/page.aspx?id=22127)

OutThere Bowling

Hi everyone, it is time for Out There Bowling. Come join us for some fun bowling with friends!!! Cost to bowl per evening is $10 and additional charge of $1.50 for your shoes. We will be bowling every Thursday evening from 7pm – 9pm, from October 13th, 2016 to April 27th, 2017.

Drop-ins are welcome – you don’t have to sign up for the whole year. Let’s have a fun year and meet new and old friends!!!

Academy Lanes are at 394 Academy Rd.

Check out the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1652936988369478/

Bike Fundraiser

A member of the Rainbow Harmony Choir passed on the following information:

There’s an upcoming fundraising concert for Bike Winnipeg (the volunteer group advocating for better cycling infrastructure in this city).  The concert is on Saturday October 1st at WECC and should be lots of musical fun, plus a chance to hear more about cycling plans and support Bike Winnipeg’s efforts.  Here’s a link to more information.  Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door.  http://bikewinnipeg.ca/event/rory-vebrugge-ruckus/#sthash.6El5K1my.dpbs

Beth is coordinating any LACE gals that would like to attend. You can email the usual praxis2121@gmail.com if you want to go to the concert!

Femfest starts today!

For the 14th year, Saraswati Productions is celebrating women playwrights! Given that the other major Playwright’s festival in Winnipeg has highlighted only ONE woman playwright in over a decade, Femfest is absolutely worth supporting.

Here’s the general info: http://sarasvati.ca/femfest/

The opening cabaret and reception, which includes music, dance and visual art,  is tomorrow (Saturday): http://sarasvati.ca/product/opening-cabaret/. Tickets are $15 plus an online handling fee.

If you’re interested in going to see “Mouthpiece” with other LACE gals on Thursday, September 22, you can email praxis2121@gmail.com.(http://sarasvati.ca/product/mouthpiece/).

 

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Jan Smith’s Band is playing!

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Planning dinner

Sixteen gals at dinner last night and at least as many ideas for LACE gatherings!

First things first: A reminder about the Reelpride Launch Party tonight. Here’s the info: http://reelpride.org/schedule/2016/9/9/2016-festival-program-launch-party. We’ll definitely have a group going to the October 11-16 festival. Stay tuned!

Dinners: Details are being worked out for a once-a-month dinner on either Wednesday or Thursday evening, depending on the month. October’s dinner will be on Wednesday the 5th at Bailey’s. You can email praxis2121@gmail.com if you’re going so we can let the restaurant know numbers.

OutThere Sports and Recreation is getting going again: http://outtherewinnipeg.com. We’ll post some details on specific activities in the next week or so.

Ideas for upcoming gatherings: Nuit Blanche, an evening in the Escape Rooms, historical boat tour on the river, Writer’s Festival, theatre, a film night, Poker Night, board game night, sugaring off field trip in the spring, and more.

Information on specific events will be posted as it comes available.

In the meantime, have a good weekend!