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Woodnorth Church Service
Event Date: 2017-07-23 00:00:00
Woodnorth Church Service is being held on Sunday, July 23 at 2:00 pm in Woodnorth. Lunch to follow. Everyone welcome

Community Clean Up
Event Date: 2017-07-22 00:00:00
Virden in Bloom presents Community Cleanup, Saturday July 22 from 10am to 12 noon starting at Victoria Park (maps provided. Bring comfortable weather appropriate clothing & gloves (garbage bags provided) Help beautify the town before the Community in Bloom judges come! There will be a thank you BBQ lunch for the volunteers sponsored by GCS Energy Services!

2nd Annual Ride for Habitat for Humanity
Event Date: 2017-07-15 00:00:00
2nd Annual Ride for Habitat for Humanity takes place Saturday, July 15. 3 start locations - Brandon, Killarney, Virden Prizes: for the best 3 poker hands & the top 3 pledge raisers For more information Call Karen McKinnon 204-748-3872

KoKo Burrowing Owl Hatch Day
Event Date: 2017-07-06 00:00:00
Come celebrate Ko'Ko the Burrowing Owl's Hatch Day, sponsored by West Souris River Conservation District. Thursday July 6 at the Melita School Gym from 5:30-7:30pm. There will be cake, photos with Ko'Ko and a craft! Manitoba Burrowing Owl Recovery Program is a non-profit organization so donations are always greatly appreciated.

Virden Canada Day
Event Date: 2017-07-01 00:00:00

11 – 2pm – Free Swimming at Virden Pool 12 Noon – Parade (starts at Curling Rink and ends at Victoria Park) List of Events: Bring Lawn Chairs 12 noon – Food Booth opens 1pm – Opening Ceremonies Birthday Cake Served 2 – 5pm – Children’s Activities 2 – 7pm – Kerr’s Bouncy Castles 1:30 – 5:30 – Afternoon stage entertainment 4 – 10pm – Beer Gardens (hosted by Virden Spray Park) 5:30 – 6:30 – Old Fashioned Picnic Races 6:30 – 9:30 – Tribute to the Legends (you have info & Picture) Everything is Free for all to enjoy except Food Booth and Beer Garden items Approx. 10:30 - Fireworks beside Tundra oil & Gas Place Check out our Facebook Page: Virden Canada Day Celebrations Hosted By Canada Day Celebrations Committee

Tribute to The Legends
Event Date: 2017-07-01 00:00:00

Enjoy the music and tributes to Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline and Elvis Presley July 1st at Victoria Park, Saturday July 1 from 6:30-10 pm. Hear all your favorite country, and rock n roll favorites by Manitoba's #1 Tribute Show...Tribute To The Legends. Bring a lawn chair, bug spray, blanket, and your dancing shoes and celebrate Canada's 150 with music or 3 musical legends as portrayed by 3 award winning tribute artists.

2017 Communities in Bloom
Event Date: 2017-06-30 00:00:00
Virden is back in the Communities in Bloom program!! The program is committed to fostering civic pride and environmental responsibility and beautification through community involvement. The Canada 150 category is a one time non-competitive edition to provide communities with the opportunity to showcase achievements in greening your community. Businesses can get involved by picking up garbage/debris in the front/back of business, ensure property is clean and neat, keep sidewalks and laneways clean, weed control in the front/back of business, tidy store fronts/windows and maintain a floral display to enhance the storefront. For more information contact Tracy 204-748-2736 or see Virden Communities That Bloom facebook page.

Melita&District Chamber Multiculturalism Day
Event Date: 2017-06-27 00:00:00

The Melita & District Chamber of Commerce present Canada 150 Multiculturalism Day, Tuesday June 27 from 10am-8pm at the Cultural Exhibit at the Legion Hall. One community, Many Stories. Celebrate our cultural diversity and find out what makes our community unique! Cultural Performances will take place at the Legion at 7pm including First Nation Pow Wow Dance, Filipino Traditional Dance, & Ukrainian Traditional Music.

Adult CoEd Slow Pitch
Event Date: 2017-06-26 00:00:00
Adult CoEd Slow Pitch Softball takes place Mondays at the Oak Lake Ball Diamonds at 745pm. Everyone welcome! No Skill required. Free!

Elkhorn Spray Park
Event Date: 2017-06-25 00:00:00
Elkhorn Spray Park Grand Opening, Sunday June 25 at 3pm. Greetings & Speeches, Ribbon Cutting, Cash 50/50 and Dump Bucket Raffle. Join us for a free hot dog, beverage and ice cream treat as we celebrate the official opening of Elkhorn's New Spray Park!

Super Thrifty FREE BBQ
Event Date: 2017-06-21 00:00:00
Join us in the parking lot of Super Thrifty Pharmacy (333-7th Ave Virden) Wednesday June 21 for a FREE BBQ at 11:30am to 2pm to help celebrate Super Thrifty's 40th anniversary! Donations are also being accepted to benefit Virden Skatepark!

Charity Golf Tournament for Pets
Event Date: 2017-06-17 00:00:00

Join us for a fun fundraising event on Saturday June 17th in support of 2 rescue groups: Strays That Can't Pay and Virden Pet Network. The tournament is at one of Manitoba's top ten courses, Oak Island Golf Resort. Deadline to register is June 6. Call 204 851-2630 for information or register online at

Oak Lake 4H Town Wide Yard Sale & Flea Market
Event Date: 2017-06-10 00:00:00
The Oak Lake 4H Busy Buddies is hosting Oak Lake's Town Wide Yard Sale and Flea Market, Saturday June 10 from 10am to 2pm (in conjunction with the Lions Club Yard Sale & Battery Drive) Register by calling Bev 204-855-2723 or 204-851-0913. For $10 you can be listed on the town map for either the Flea Market or Yard Sale. Register by June 7. They Busy Buddies will also be holding a BBQ from 11am to 2pm.

Golf Lessons
Event Date: 2017-06-08 00:00:00

The clinics will cover: Putting, Chipping, Short and Mid Irons , Drivers, Fairway Woods & Long Irons as well as rules and proper golf etiquette. Virden Clinic will be held Saturday June 17 Ages 6 & 7 @ 9am—1030 am Cost $40 Ages 8 & up @ 1030 am— noon Cost $45 Adults @ 1 pm (2 hrs) Cost $55 Register by June 8.  For more information, contact Prairie West Rec 204-748-2542   

Virden Royal Purple Seniors Tea
Event Date: 2017-06-07 00:00:00
Virden Royal Purple Seniors Tea being held on Wednesday June 7 from 2-3:30pm at the Virden Catholic Hall. Refreshments and entertainment; free admission. For a ride call 204-748-1578.

15th Annual Gigantic Book Sale
Event Date: 2017-06-02 00:00:00
The 15th Annual Border Regional Library Gigantic Book Sale is taking place Friday June 2 & Saturday June 3 from 10am to 5:30pm athe the Virden Branch Library. Huge Sale of Used Books (donations and discards from libraries in Virden, Elkhorn & McAuley!) Hardcover, Paperback, Fiction, Non Fiction, Classics & Bestsellers!

Street Barbecue
Event Date: 2017-06-02 00:00:00
While at the Gigantic Book Sale at the Border Regional Library in Virden on Friday June 2, be sure you also check out the Street Barbeque from 11:30am to 1:30pm! Buy a hotdog or hamburger to support the library.

Town Wide Yard Sale
Event Date: 2017-05-27 00:00:00

The Sixth Annual Town Wide Yard Sale taking place Saturday, May 27! 49 Yard Sales are registered!  Maps available for $2 each at ACL Virden Admin Office (216 Bridge St) and at Sooper Dave's Convenience Store.  Maps will also be sold Friday (26) at the Virden Super Thrifty Drug Store.

River Valley Garage Sale & BBQ
Event Date: 2017-05-27 00:00:00
RIVER VALLEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL GARAGE SALE & BBQ IN VIRDEN. Sale takes place Saturday May 27 from 11am to 3pm at 1376 6th Avenue South. Lots of Treasures plus hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks, pie and other treats. Bring a friend and enjoy ~~ Help us maintain the little stone school and campground in the valley near Virden.

Elkhorn Chamber Banquet & Award Night
Event Date: 2017-05-27 00:00:00
The Elkhorn Chamber of Commerce present the 2nd Annual Black Tie Banquet & Award Night, Saturday May 27 at the Elkhorn Elks Hall. Cocktails at 5pm and Dinner at 6pm. Awards include Citizen of the Year and the Presentation of Foundation Grants. For Tickets or more information, contact any Chamber member or call 204-845-2530

Rabies Clinic
Event Date: 2017-05-24 00:00:00
The RM of Sifton is hosting a Rabies Clinic at the Oak Lake Curling rink. Wednesday May 24 from 2-4:30pm. Please plan to attend

Griswold Flea Market Craft Sale
Event Date: 2017-05-20 00:00:00
Flea Market and Craft Sale at the Griswold Curling Rink. Saturday May 20 from 10am to 2pm. FREE Admission (vendors bring own table) Large variety of flea market and craft items like bedding plants, homemade pies, baking, preserves, sewing, knitting, photography & more! Lunch Available

Virden Chamber Annual General Meeting
Event Date: 2017-05-17 00:00:00
The Virden Community Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting will take place Wednesday May 17 at the Central Hotel at 7pm. Find out what the chamber has been doing for you! Networking reception to follow. (RSVP by calling 204-851-1551)

Car Rally
Event Date: 2017-05-14 00:00:00

Elkhorn Museum Restoration Club is holding a car rally on Sunday, May 14th. Starts at 1:00 at the Leisure Centre in Elkhorn, Manitoba. Registration is $10 per car. Poker hands $5 or 3 for $10; silent auction, raffle and more. Lunch available. Proceeds to the club's 150th project. Make it a fun day for the whole family.

Shrek the Musical
Event Date: 2017-05-11 00:00:00
Virden Collegiate Institute proudly presents Shrek the Musical. Thursday May 11 at 7pm, Friday May 12 at 7pm and Saturday May 13 at 2pm at the Virden Aud Theatre. Tickets available at Virden School and Office supplies - all seats $20 each!


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