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Should there be a discrepancy between this calendar and the event organizers, the latter will prevail.

Calendar of Events
Friday, August 18th 2017
  • Brandon Chapter of Habitat for Humanity - is looking for women to help with their first Women Build happening from August 14th - 19th. For more information 717-0602.
  • Brandon Sunset Rotary 1st Annual Rib Fest - From Aug 18-20 at Riverbank Discovery Centre. Starting at 11am each day. Free admission.
  • 29th Annual Downtown Daze - From Aug 17 to 18, starting at 11am both days in Virden. BBQ on 7th Ave, zipline, foosball, inflatable bouncers, sidewalk sales, 50/50.
Saturday, August 19th 2017
  • Brandon Chapter of Habitat for Humanity - is looking for women to help with their first Women Build happening from August 14th - 19th. For more information 717-0602.
  • Op Red Nose Charity Golf Tournament - at Sunnyside Golf Club. 12pm shotgun start, $60 per player, register by Aug 14, 204-570-3557.
  • Wheat City 5KM Fun Run Fundraiser - 11am-5pm, Grand valley campground. Prizes available! Camping available, beer gardens. Google Wheat City Fun Run for more info.
  • Kelwood Fair - pancake breakfast at 7-11am, horse show 9am, small animal display, bouncy castles/kids activities, evening entertainment in the Legion. Admission $5/adult, $3/youth.
  • Brandon Sunset Rotary 1st Annual Rib Fest - From Aug 18-20 at Riverbank Discovery Centre. Starting at 11am each day. Free admission.
Sunday, August 20th 2017
  • St. Mary's Anglican Church Parish BBQ - at 5:30pm, 1st & Louise. Adults: $10, 6 yrs & under: $5 (only 80 tickets). 204-727-1624
  • Strathclair Hall Community Brunch - 9:30am-1pm. Admission: Adults $12, 10 & under $6, 5 & under $3.
  • Strathclair Municipal Hall Car Rally - Registration from 11am-1pm. $20.00 per car. Prizes at 3:30pm.
  • Brandon Sunset Rotary 1st Annual Rib Fest - From Aug 18-20 at Riverbank Discovery Centre. Starting at 11am each day. Free admission.
Ongoing Monthly Events
  • Brandon Humane Society - some of the available pets for adoption -
    4 FEMALE DOGS: "Hersey" 3 month old Shepard cross .... "Shayne" 2 1/2 year old Rottie cross, black & tan .... "Mya" 2 1/2 year old Shepard cross, black/tan .... "Tundra" 2 1/2 year old Husky cross, grey & white.
    4 FEMALE CATS: "Porshe" 2.5 years old black .... "Camile" 1 year old Tabby .... "Lennon" 4 months old black and white.... "Meesha" 3 months old Tabby. For more information, phone 728-1333 or visit
  • Alzheimer Society of MB - Support Group for people with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia; Wednesdays from 10am-11:30am in the Alzheimer Society Office (Unit 4B 457 9th Street) Call 729-8320.
    Family Support Group confidential network for families/friends caring for someone with Alzheimer's or dementia; 2nd Wednesday of the month from 2pm-3:30pm on the 4th floor of Assiniboine Centre, Brandon Regional Health Centre Evening group 2nd Thursday of the month from 7pm-8:30pm in the Alzheimer Society office on 9th St.
  • MB Brain Injury Association & Acquired Brain Injury Interest Group -
    Support Group for Survivors & Families; 3rd Monday of the month.
    Friendships through social activities and learning 1st Monday or Tuesday of each month, for times & activities planned call 578-2360 or 1-866-327-1998 or visit
  • Brandon & Area Suicide Bereavement Support Group - Supports those who have experienced the death by suicide of a family member or friend. Meets the 4th Wednesday of the month at 217-10th St. Call 727-3202 or 571-4183 or email:
    All are welcome.
  • The Royal Canadian Artillery Museum - The Museum is open 7 days a week 10-5 for the duration of the exhibition. The RCA Museum at CFB Shilo is open Mon thru Fri 10am-5pm. To book tours, or for more information please call 765-3000 ext 3570 or visit online at
  • Brandon Seniors for Seniors - Call 571-2050 for more info.
    - Advocacy Committee - has some openings, meetings are the 1st Friday of the month.
    - Members Birthday Tea last Friday of every month at 3pm. FREE for the birthday person
    - Footcare Clinics - Basic foot care provided on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday afternoon of each month. Cost is $15.
  • The Rotary Club of Brandon - Tuesday Luncheons11:45am, Rotary Villas, Call 727-0493.
    Sunset 5:45pm, Thursdays, Mum's Family Restaurant, Wheat City Golf Course, Call 728-3421
  • Hope Al-Anon Family Groups - (for families & friends of alcoholics) - 8pm Every Tuesday - Knox United Church (back door) - 451 - 18th St., call 571-3684 or email:
    or visit:
  • Learning Disability Adult Support Group - Learning Disability Resource Centre, 129 B - 12th St. Every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7pm, for more info call 727-4669.
  • Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba - Free Guided Tours on Thursdays, every 1/2 hour from 6pm - 8pm. 710 Rosser Ave., call 727-1036 or visit
  • Toastmasters International - 7am on Thursdays at the Canad Inns, Ambassador Room - Aalto's Restaurant. Call 855-2225.
  • Sexuality Education Resource Centre - 161-8th Street or call 727-0417
    Coffee House For Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Two-Spirited, Transgender & Friends. 3rd Thursday of every month at 7pm.
  • Club 77 Singles Monthly Dances - the 3rd Saturday of the month, 8pm - midnight. To be held at the Ukraininan Reading Hall, 1005 Assiniboine Avenue. Members/associates $10, guests $14. Everyone welcome. For more information 728-6725 or 726-8240.
  • Prairie Oasis Seniors Centre - 241 - 8th Street. For more information on events please call 727-6641.
    Bingo - 1:15pm & 6pm Mondays and 1:15pm Thursdays
    Floor Shuffleboard - every Tuesday afternoon at 1pm
    Painting Class - every Wednesday from 9am - 11:30am. All supplies provided.
    Exercise Class - Wednesdays & Fridays at 10am. Come for a low impact exercise class geared for seniors.
    Meals - Prairie Oasis offers a hot, full course, home cooked meal Monday to Friday $8.00; Meals on Wheels also provides hot, nutritious meals five days a week to seniors or persons recovering from illness, disabled clients or post-operative surgical patients $8.00.
  • Wheat City Al-Anon Family Groups - For families & friends of alcoholics. 8pm Wednesdays at St. George's Anglican Church (side door), 5th St. & Southern Ave. Call 571-3684
  • Coffee House - First Sunday of every month from 2 - 4pm at the 7th Street Health Access Centre Community Kitchen. Call 578-4801
  • Separated/Divorced Support Group - Tuesdays, 7 - 9pm in the St. Augustine's Church basement (lower level). For more info call 727-2955 or 727-6674.
  • Kiwanis Club of Brandon - Weekly Lunch Meeting with a Guest Speaker, 12pm - 1pm - Louis Riel Dining Room, Brandon, University. Call 571-5911
  • The Compassionate Friends of Southwestern Manitoba - invites all parents who have had a child pass away to join their monthly Sharing Meeting held every third Monday at Central United Church, 327 - 8th Street. Doors open at 7pm, the meeting begins at 7:30pm. For more information
  • The Sawmill in Boissevain - is hosting Open Mic Night, 7:00pm - 10:00pm, the last Friday of every month. Free to attend.
  • Melita Music Jam and Dance - will be held the third Thursday of every month from November to May, 1:00pm - 5:00pm, in the Legion Hall. Adults $4/children free. For more information 522-8120.
  • CFS of Western Manitoba - is looking for Volunteer Home Visitors for this fall's Parent-Child Home Program. Training is available in October. For more information 726-7178.
  • The Brandon Farmers Market - starts Saturday, June 10th and runs each Saturday until October. Held in the Town Centre parkade, southwest corner, and is open from 9:00am - 12:00noon.
  • The Urban Garden Project - is to learn the perspectives of First Nation, Metis, and Inuit youth (18 - 29) about how community gardens contributes to health. For FNMI youth who live, work, or go to school in Brandon or Winnipeg. For more information 571-8562.
  • Healthy Neighbourhood Photovoice Project - will gather the perspective of First Nation, Metis and Inuit youth about what makes a neighbourhood healthy. Open to persons 18 - 29 years of age that live, work or go to school in Brandon. Workshops, activities, meetings and planning for the photo exhibition will take place from now until December. For more information 571-8562.
  • Minnedosa Farmers Market - 5:00pm - 7:00pm at 4th Avenue SW FRIDAYS until September 15th.
  • The Global Market - is held Saturdays 9:00am - 1:00pm at the corner of 12th Street and Rosser Avenue. Free activities for the kids, baked goods, jams, jellies, entertainment and much more.
  • Oak Lake Beach Farmers Market - Saturdays, 10:00am - 11:30am, behind the store in the campground, July 1st to September 2nd.
  • Parkinson SuperWalk - takes place this September in many locations across Canada. To register or more information 1-800-565-3000.
  • Boissevain-Morton Farmer's Market - Fridays July to September, from 11:00am - 1:00pm at Railway Park, Boissevain.
  • Re-Fit Store - 23 - 12th Street has a good selection - at a good price - of light fixtures, doors, windows and much more for your home renovation projects. Stop by or give them a call 727-2227.
Upcoming Events