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River Valley Annual Picnic
Event Date: 2018-08-26 00:00:00
You’re invited to the River Valley Annual Picnic, Sunday August 26 at 4:30pm. Come to the Old Stone School in the Valley on Highway 259 near Virden. It is Pot Luck – Coffee provided. Please bring your own utensils, plates & cups. Bring a friend & come meet some new ones.
Virden Indoor Rodeo & Wild West Daze 2017
Event Date: 2018-08-18 00:00:00
It's the 30th Anniversary of VIRDEN INDOOR RODEO & Wild West Daze - AUGUST 16th TO AUGUST 19th. Be prepared to spend the whole weekend so you don''t miss out. Take part in Downtown Daze, Wild West Show and Shine, Pancake Breakfast, Inflatable Bouncers, Inflatable 85 ft Zip Line, Mechanical Bull, Mobile Escape Room, Farmers Market, Food Vendors, Mini Donuts, Spray Park, BBQ & much, much more!
A&W Burgers to Beat MS
Event Date: 2018-08-16 00:00:00
A&W Burgers to Beat MS is back for the 10th year. $2 from every Teen Burger sold on Thursday August 16 goes to the MS Society of Canada. Support Canadians living with multiple sclerosis. Virden residents celebrate the 10th anniversary of A&W's Burgers to Beat MS on Thursday August 16 - $2 from every Teen Burger sold on goes to the MS Society of Canada.
Rockin the Fields of Minnedosa
Event Date: 2018-08-03 00:00:00
Canadas Premier Classic Rock Festival - Rockin the Fields of Minnedosa is back for the 15th year, August 3 to 5. Enjoy music from Burton Cumming & Band, Trooper, Three Days Grace, Kim Mitchell, Honeymoon Suite, Buckcherry, Chilliwack, Helix & many more! Get your tickets now by calling 1-888-330-8333, online at triple w wmca dot ca or in person at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium in Brandon. For more information visit rockin the fields dot ca.
Reston Fair 2018
Event Date: 2018-07-27 00:00:00
Reston Fair - July 27 to 29 Fun for the Whole Family! Activities include bouncy castles, axe throwing, laser tag, ninja warrior dome, music, food & more! Fireworks Friday, Outdoor Dance Saturday with Live Band. For more information call 204-851-1280 or visit rm of pipestone dot com.
Ride for Habitat
Event Date: 2018-07-14 00:00:00
It is that time again... MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Join us for our 3rd Annual Ride for Habitat, Saturday July 14, as we tour Western Manitoba ending with supper at the Riverbank Discovery Centre in Brandon.
3 Start locations with different times of departure:
Brandon- Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. leaving at 9:00 a.m. Meeting up at Humpty's Restaurant, Trans Canada Hwy.
Killarney- Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.leaving at 9:00 a.m. Meeting up at the Mall Parking Lot.
Virden- Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. leave for Brandon at 8:00 a.m. Meeting up at A&W 360 Frontage Road West.
Start gathering up your pledges!
To Register or more details, contact Margaret at 204-717-0602
Recognition Plaque Unveiling
Event Date: 2018-07-11 00:00:00
Official Unveiling of the Recognition Plaques and the Leed Plaque for the Virden Regional Multi-Purpose Facility (Tundra Oil & Gas Place) will be held Wed July 11 at 7p.m. at Tundra Oil & Gas Place, (900 5th Avenue South) in Virden.
17th Annual Wpg Walk for ALS
Event Date: 2018-06-16 00:00:00
The 17th Annual Winnipeg Walk for ALS will be held Saturday June 16 from 9am to 12pm at Assiniboine Park (White Tent - Opposite the Pavilion). Other FREE activities & light refreshments will be available for participants (photo booth/face painting for kids). Help support one of the largest walks in the city to support those living with ALS in Manitoba. Make the disease treatable & not terminal. 40 percent of funds from the walk go to national research, and 60 percent remains in MB for client services and programs. To donate or register, head online: walk for als dot ca, or contact the ALS Society of MB at 204-831-1510
Tie Dye TShirt Workshop - Elkhorn
Event Date: 2018-06-16 00:00:00
The Elkhorn Craft Club and Arts Mosaic Virden present a Tie Dye T-Shirt Workshop. Held Saturday June 16 from 10:30am-Noon for grades 4-6. Cost is $25 each. Learn to make a tie dye t-shirt using different patterns and colors. Please register by June 8. For more information contact Arts Mosaic 204-748-3014
Oak Lake Lions Club yard sale
Event Date: 2018-06-09 00:00:00
Saturday, June 9th 2018-LIONS YARD SALE – OAK LAKE ARENA – 9 TO 1
Event Date: 2018-06-06 00:00:00
Virden & District Chorale presents MAMMA MIA! at the Virden Auditorium Theatre. Wed Nov 21, Thurs Nov 22 & Fri Nov 23 at 7:30pm and Sat Nov 24 at 1:30 & 7:30pm.
Auditions to be in MAMMA MIA will be held Wed June 6 from 5-9pm for women and men ages 17-30. Fri June 8 from 5:30-10pm for men and women ages 30+. Callbacks will be on Saturday June 9 from 1-4pm. Contact Michelle to schedule and audition time by emailing email@example.com.
Annual Zone Decoration Day
Event Date: 2018-06-03 00:00:00
Branch #8 of the Royal Canadian Legion in Virden will be hosting the Annual Zone Decoration Day on Sunday, June 3rd in Victoria Park at 1:00 pm at the War Memorial. Everyone is welcome! Bring your lawn chair! Lots of parking!
Strawberry Tea & Bake Sale
Event Date: 2018-06-02 00:00:00
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Virden Legion will be holding their Annual Strawberry Tea and Bake Sale with Grocery Hamper and Door Prize in the Legion Assembly Hall on Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Everyone is welcome!
Virden Pet Network Fundraiser
Event Date: 2018-06-01 00:00:00
Virden Pet Network Fundraiser Enjoy Big Laughs,Bigger Smiles in support of the Virden Pet Network featuring Big Daddy Tazz. The Show will be held Sunday June 10th at the Royal Canadian Legion Club. Supper and show is $50.00 Show only $30.00. Tickets are presale only and deadline is June 1st. Call for tickets. 204-851-5347 or 204-845-2630.
ACL Town Wide Yard Sale
Event Date: 2018-05-26 00:00:00
Town Wide Yard Sale - Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 9 am - 4 pm. Register your yard sale and have the location placed on our map. $10.00 registration fee, due Friday, May 18th. Call 204-748-1444 or go to the ACL Office at 216 Bridge St. to register your Yard Sale. Maps sell for $2.00 and will be available Wednesday, May 23rd at the New To You Store and the ACL Office at 216 Bridge Street. The day of the Yard Sales the maps will be available at 6th Ave. & King St. to purchase.
Paper Bead Jewelry Making - Virden
Event Date: 2018-05-19 00:00:00
The Virden Craft Club with Arts Mosaic Virden present a Paper Bead Jewelry Making Workshop. Held on Saturday May 19 from 10:30am-12 Noon for Ages 7-13. Cost is $17 each. Learn to make a necklace and bracelet set using paper for your beads. Please register by May 11. For more information contact Arts Mosaic 204-748-3014
Virden Garden Club
Event Date: 2018-05-17 00:00:00
Virden Garden Club are holding their Annual Plant Sale and Luncheon on Thursday May 17 at the Lions Hall at 11am. There will be a Plant Sale, Auction, Door Prizes and Lunch.
9th Annual Antiques, Flea Market & Craft Sale
Event Date: 2018-05-13 00:00:00
Wawanesa's 9th Annual Antiques, Flea Market & Craft Sale will take place Sunday May 13 from 10am to 4pm at the Wawanesa Recreation Centre, 422 Commercial Street in Wawanesa. Admission is $3 per person, 12 & under FREE! Come and search for treasures new and old. A variety of collectibles and antiques as well as tables by local businesses. Tables inside and outside. Indoor tables available for $20. Lunch available as well as desserts. There is Something for Everyone! For more information or to book a table call Haylee at 204-725-2908
Mothers Day Brunch
Event Date: 2018-05-13 00:00:00
Virden & Area Community Daycares 4th Annual Mothers Day Brunch, Sunday May 13 from 10:30am to 12:30pm at Tundra Oil & Gas Place Virden. Adults $25 each, Ages 7-14 $15 each, 6 & Under FREE! Tickets available at Virden Flower Attic & Gifts. Musical Entertainment, Mothers Day Crafts for the Kids, Photo booth. All mom's have a chance to win a local shopping spree package. Proceeds to Virden & Area Community Daycare Fundraising to build a quality childcare centre for the community.
Paper Bead Jewelry Making - Elkhorn
Event Date: 2018-05-12 00:00:00
The Elkhorn Craft Club and Arts Mosaic Virden present a Paper Bead Jewelry Making Workshop. Held on Saturday May 12 from 10:30am-12 Noon for grades 4-6. Cost is $15 each. Learn to make a necklace and bracelet set using paper for your beads. Please register by May 4. For more information contact Arts Mosaic 204-748-3014
Family Fun Run/Walk
Event Date: 2018-05-08 00:00:00
Virdens 8th Annual 10K Run and 3K Family Fun Run-Walk will take place Sunday May 27. 10K Run starts at 9am with 3K Family Run to follow. Registration for the 10K Run is $35 until May 8, or $40 until May 26. 3K Individual Run cost is $20/Youth (14 and under) $10 until May 8, or $25/Youth $10 until May 26. 3K Family Team (Minimum of 2 adults and 3 children or Max of 1 adult and 4 children) Run cost is $40 until May 7, or $45 until May 26. Race Kit Pickup takes place Friday May 25, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm and Sunday May 27, 7:00 am - 8:30 am at Tundra Oil and Gas Place (Swimming Pool Entrance). For race inquiries please contact Race director Cindy 204-748-5045
Virden Legion Dance
Event Date: 2018-05-04 00:00:00
Virden Legion Dance featuring Grayson Ross & Friends and celebrating Morris & Irene Clarke's Retirement as dance instructors after 20 years! Friday May 4 from 7:30-11pm - Lunch included! Cost is 15 each.
Event Date: 2018-05-03 00:00:00
Barre is a fusion of yoga, pilates and dance inspired strength elements. Barre delivers a fun, effective workout suitable for everyone! Low impact and all equipment provided. Instructed by Roxanne Moreau - a group fitness specialist for 23 years! Barre takes place Thursdays at 8:15pm until May 3 at Elkhorn School. For more info call Prairie West Rec 204-748-2542
Slow Flow Yoga
Event Date: 2018-05-03 00:00:00
Transition into spring with Slow Flow Yoga classes! Instructed by Roxanne Moreau - a group fitness specialist. Slow Flow Yoga takes place Thursdays at 7:15pm until May 3 at Elkhorn School. For more information call Prairie West Rec 204-748-2542
Event Date: 2018-04-30 00:00:00
The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 8 in Virden want to remind you that if you have a Canadian or Manitoba Flag that is rented or faded or looks like it was just in a battle then leave it at the Legion where the Sgt At Arms will give it a respectful ending. The Legion sells flags check the Legion Store at the Royal Canadian Legion national website. Our flags could be a little less expensive and last longer. All are encouraged to show respect for the National Flag and Provincial Flag, please, if they need replacing then replace them.