Community Events June

Community Events:

Today is National Aboriginal Day and there are many events going on around the city…here is a link to one of the event pages on FB

The University of Winnipeg is having their first passion party of the year this evening at their Womyn’s centre (Bulman basement)

Lizzy’s La La Love You Burlesque Workshop – this workshop course is starting up tomorrow (wednesday) and costs 30$ (drop-in).
Developed for beginners who want to be flirty and learn the art of tease and also those who are looking at performing on stage, this course will not only get your artistic juices flowing, but also help you feel good about your body. Focusing on traditional Burlesque/Vaudeville /Cabaret style we’ll explore history, ideas on character and narratives, and burlesque movement fundamentals to help you towards your own personal routine.

2nd Annual March Against Violence is this Wednesday June 22 · 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Rally Point – John M King School (Agnes @ Ellice)
End Point – MERC/Magnus Eliason Rec Centre (430 Langside)
At 5:30pm we will be meeting at John M King School (525 Agnes @ Ellice) and Marching
-Up Victor Street to Sargent
-On Sargent to Langside
-Down Langside to the MERC
Please come join us! There will be Music! Drumming! FREE FOOD! and Speakers.

The Art City Body Movin’ Parade is Saturday June 25! Body Movin’ is this years theme, all about how people and other living things move and get around. Body Movin’ will begin June 25, 1:00 pm, at Broadway Neighbourhood Centre, 195 Young Street.

National Day of Action across Canada is June 24th (Friday). Red Power United (Native Rights Movement) in solidarity with other native and non-native grass roots movements across Canada are calling for a National Day of Action on June 24th 2011, to bring awareness to the violations of our rights as Native people and human beings by the Canadian government and law enforcement.
The Winnipeg event is yet to be set….if you have ideas of would like to help out, contact:
Diana Rose Cowley
Aboriginal Commissioner, Canadian Federation of Students Manitoba
(204) 451-9939

Winnipeg launch of “Feminism FOR REAL & fundraiser for NYSHN Northern Health Tuesday June 28th. Join us from 7:30pm to 9:30pm to celebrate the Winnipeg book launch of Feminism FOR REAL: Deconstructing the Academic Industrial Complex of Feminism, edited by Jessica Yee. Proceeds from the evening will go to support the Native Youth Sexual Health Network Northern Health Initiative. For more information about NYSHN go to

Employment/Volunteer Opportunities:

Throughout the year, UMSU hires staff to perform various tasks within our businesses, services and office – check out UMSU’s link for employment opportunities and forms.

Student Garden – Open to all undergraduates and graduate students from any faculty across the university; whether an experienced gardener or not, or whether you just want to be out in the sun and have fun.
Group gardening sessions are now every Monday and Thursday from 4:00pm onwards and Saturdays from 10am onwards. (All weather permitting). Did you know you can buy fresh, local and organic veggies at the U of M?! Check out the U of M Student Garden Market Table on Tuesdays in August from 11-2 p.m. in University Centre. SO GOOD!

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