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Natural Dye Workshop
Event Date: 2019-07-06 00:00:00

Natural Dye Workshop will be held at Arts Mosaic (CP Rail Station - 425 6th Ave S) July 6 from 11 AM to 3 PM. In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of natural dye processes. They will learnskills such as mordanting fabric and yarn to create bright and light-fast colors, bundling natural material to create prints on fabric, and immersion dyeing yarns. Included will be handouts with instructions so participants can recreate the dyes at home. Cost: $55 Age: 14+ Supplies required: 100% cotton fabric & rubber gloves Call for more information (204) 748-3014

Make-n-Take-Essential Oils Workshop
Event Date: 2019-06-29 00:00:00
Make-n-Take-Essential Oils Workshop on Sat June 29 at 7pm at Arts Mosaic. For all ages - Cost is $10 each. All supplies included. Led by Amanda Blanchette. Make your choice of an itch stick, seasonal relief roller, bug off spray, cool down spray or mermaid hair spray.

Walk to End ALS - Brandon
Event Date: 2019-06-22 00:00:00
Walk to End ALS – RURAL MANITOBA. Come out and Walk for those who can't. Help those living with ALS and celebrate HOPE for a brighter future without ALS! Take part in Brandon on Saturday, June 22nd (Riverbank Discovery Centre). Check in: 9 am / Start: 10 am. REGISTER TODAY AND START FUNDRAISING! For more information, visit www.walk to end

Rose & Peony Show
Event Date: 2019-06-20 00:00:00
Virden Garden Club presents a Rose and Peony Show on Thursday June 20th at New Horizon Center from 2-4pm. Lunch will be served. Members and non members are welcome!

Kids Carnival
Event Date: 2019-06-16 00:00:00
The Virden Spray Park committee presents a Kids Carnival Fundraiser - Sunday June 16 from 11am to 3pm at the Virden Curling Rink. Carnival games, bouncy castle, touch-a-truck, face painting, prizes & concession. There will be an appearance by a special Paw Patrol guest! Tickets: Early Bird $10 (until June 1) At the Gate $15 per person & under 2 FREE. Tickets available at HiWay Grocery and Virden Rec & Water Sports.

Silk Scarf Painting Workshop
Event Date: 2019-06-15 00:00:00
Silk Scarf Painting Workshop on Sat June 15 at 10am at Arts Mosaic. For ages 18 plus. Cost is $100 each. Learn how to paint your own original silk scarves using two different silk painting techniques. Create something special for yourself, a gift for someone else, or come with your friends and have fun making wearable art. All supplies, including two scarves, are provided.

Unicorn SPiT Workshop
Event Date: 2019-06-12 00:00:00
Unicorn SPiT Workshop on Wed June 12 at 7pm at Arts Mosaic. For ages 15 plus. Cost is $40 each. All supplies included! Learn to work with Unicorn SPiT (gel stain & glaze)! It’s a fun medium that is non toxic and environmentally safe.

9th Annual 10K Run & 3K Family Run
Event Date: 2019-06-09 00:00:00
Virden's 9th Annual 10K Run & 3K Family Run will be held Sunday June 9 at Tundra Oil & Gas Place. 10K starts at 8:30am & 3K starts at 9am. Anyone can participate. Complimentary snacks to follow for race participants. Funds raised will be donated to Virden SKate Park. For more information contact Cindy 204-748-5045

Virden Skate Park
Event Date: 2019-06-09 00:00:00
Virden's 9th Annual 10K Run and 3K Family Fun Run-Walk will be held Sunday June 9th. 10k start time is 830am; 3k Start time is 9am. Cost: 10k $35 until May 8th, $40 after May 8th. 3k $20 until May 8th, $25 after May 8th. 3k Youth $10. 3k Family/Team $40 until May 8th, $45 after May 8th. Register on facebook. All proceeds will be donated to the Virden Skate Park.

Moon Dreamcatcher Workshop
Event Date: 2019-06-08 00:00:00

Moon Dreamcatcher workshop will be held at Arts Mosaic (CP Rail Station - 425 6th Ave S) June 8 from 1 - 4 PM.  Led by April Erickson, learn to make a dream catcher in the shape of a crescent moon.  All supplies are included, all you need to do is add your own touch to the finished piece.  Age: 18+ Cost: $40  Call for more information (204) 748-3014

Kids Dream catcher Workshop
Event Date: 2019-06-08 00:00:00
Kids Dreamcatcher workshop will be held at Arts Mosaic (CP Rail Station - 425 6th Ave S) June 8 starting at 10am. Led by April Erickson, learn to make a dream catcher. All supplies are included, all you need to do is add your own touch to the finished piece. Age: 5-12 Cost: $25 Call for more information (204) 748-3014

Library Gigantic Book Sale
Event Date: 2019-06-06 00:00:00
Border Regional Library holding thier 17th Annual Gigantic Book Sale at 312-7th Avenue in Virden. June 6, 7 & 8 from 10 am to 5:30 pm. BBQ on Friday from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Virden Canada Day
Event Date: 2019-05-30 00:00:00

Plans are in full swing and the committee is looking for anyone willing to volunteer for shifts in the following areas: food booth and children’s activities. We are also searching for a parade marshall…if there is no marshal, there will not be a parade portion of the day. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the Virden Canada Day Celebrations on Facebook

Elkhorn & District Chamber of Commerce 4th An
Event Date: 2019-05-25 00:00:00

Elkhorn & District Chamber of Commerce 4th Annual Black Tie Gala and Awards Night Times : 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM May 25, An evening of great food, great laughs & celebrating all that Elkhorn has to offer! Do you have a business or community group interested in purchasing a table? Or maybe you just want to attend with a few friends or family members? Call to reserve your table or tickets today! Admission: $40 Location: Elkhorn Elks Hall Contact: (204) 845-2530

Virden Town Wide Garage Sale
Event Date: 2019-05-17 00:00:00

The Town of Virden will be holding a town wide garage sale, Saturday May 25th. With a $10 Registration fee, you get your yard sale, location and address on the map. Registration deadline in May 17. You can register by dropping into 216 Bridge Street or call 204-748-1444. Maps will be sold at several locations around town at a cost of $2 each.

Reston and District Author Visit
Event Date: 2019-05-16 00:00:00

Reston & District Library present Author Visit 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM May 16 Reston & District Library will host Manitoba Author Gordon Goldsborough. Author of More Abandoned Manitoba at the Library on Thursday May 16th from 7 - 8:30 pm Coffee and refreshments served. Everyone Welcome. Location: Reston & District Library Contact: (204) 877-3673

May Madness Craft/Trade Show
Event Date: 2019-05-11 00:00:00

3rd annual May Madness Craft/Trade show Located: Virden MB at the Tundra Oil and Gas Place May 11th from 11 am to 4 pm Over 40 vendors, Free admission, perfect place to find that last minute gift for Mothers day!

Ladies Night Out
Event Date: 2019-05-10 00:00:00

Ladies Night Out! Friday May 10th from 5:30 PM - 11:00 PM Presented by Virden and Area Daycare Committee at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall Time: 5:30pm Cocktails/Appetizers 6:30pm Supper Followed by: Fashion Show/Game Show/Dancing Tickets: $50/Adult, $350/Table of 8 (no minors) Cash, Cheq, or etransfer to Info: Nicole Hunter 204-851-5268 or Fran Lansing 204-851-0056

Casserole Luncheon
Event Date: 2019-05-10 00:00:00

Basics of Macrame Workshop
Event Date: 2019-05-04 00:00:00

Basics of Macrame Workshop for Ages:14+ will be held May 4, from 1-4pm.   Cost: $30. Register by April 25.  To be held at the CPR Historic Centre. Call 204-748-3014 to register.

Easter Bunny Planter Workshop
Event Date: 2019-04-27 00:00:00

Easter Bunny Planter Workshop will be held for ages: 7-13 on Saturday April 27 from 10-11am.  Cost: $25 each.  Will be held at the CPR Historic Centre.  Register by April 19 by calling 204-748-3014 

Fall Rummage Sale
Event Date: 2019-04-25 00:00:00
St. Paul’s United Church Fall Rummage Sale Thursday, April 25th and Friday, April 26th. Thurs Apr 25 - Rummage Sale from 4–7pm, BBQ Supper ~ Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Drinks and Dessert available from 4-6:30pm. Fri Apr 26 - Rummage Sale from 10am–2pm, Bag Sale from 2–6pm, Soup, Sandwiches and Desserts available from 11am–1:30pm.

Easter Dinner Buffet
Event Date: 2019-04-21 00:00:00
Western Steakhouse & Lounge present an Easter Dinner Buffet on Sunday April 21 from 4-8pm. Everyone Welcome! No charge for buffet except a silver collection with proceeds donated to the Melita Lodge

Spring Craft Show
Event Date: 2019-04-20 00:00:00
The Spring Craft show is being held Saturday April 20 at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #8 in Virden. Located in the Legion Hall from 11am to 330pm. Free Entry, Local Vendors & Door Prizes

Veteran and First Responder Banquet
Event Date: 2019-04-13 00:00:00

Branch # 8 of the Royal Canadian Legion will be holding a Veteran and First Responder Banquet on Saturday, April 13th for "local" area Veterans of the Canadian Forces and RCMP and "local" Virden First Responders (Fire Fighters, RCMP, Manitoba Justice Sheriffs, Natural Resources Officers, and Manitoba First Nations Police).  The Meet and Greet is at 6pm with the Roast Pork Supper following at 6:30pm. There will be a couple of presentations and entertainment.  Please dress in uniforms, business suits, Legion attire, or upper casuals. Local Veterans and First Responders planning on attending the banquet should contact the Legion after 4pm Monday to Saturday prior to April 10 at 204-748-1668 and have their name put on the sign-up sheet.  This is the Branch's way of saying  a special sincere thank-you to our local Veterans and First Responders.


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