Event Listing


Sudan's Community Connection BBQ

Date: Saturday - August 24, 2019
Time: 1:00 AM
Location: St. Vital Park site one.

 Manitoba Women for /women of South Sudan's Community Connection BBQ event is coming up  August 24th, 2019, at 1-4:00 p.m.



Meditation for Peace

Date: Tuesday - September 10, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Cathédrale Saint-Boniface Cathedral, 190 de la Cathédrale, Winnipeg

The Meditation for Peace event will guide participants through a moment of meditation and unity dedicated to the promotion of peace and the creation of a non-violent society.

Hosted by Bishop emeritus Noel Delaquis, the event will be held at the ruins of Saint-Boniface Cathedral.  Traditional gong player Todd Koga will lead the participants into a 15-minute period of silent meditation, followed by a Mixing of the Waters of Peace ceremony.

The President of the Manitoba MultiFaith Council, Belle Jarniewski, will invite representatives of various faith communities to take part in the water ceremony, symbolizing the essential nature of all faiths and cultures and our desire to work together for peace.

Public event     Free admission

Approximate duration 1h15

In case of rain, the event will be held in the Cathedral reception hall.


Flag Raising - Winnipeg

Date: Wednesday - September 11, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM
Location: Winnipeg City Hall- 510 Main Street

Presented by: City of Winnipeg  September 11, 2019

Event Cost: Free

Event is open to the public.


Transforming Stress into Your Power

Date: Wednesday - September 11, 2019
Time: 11:15 AM
Location: Hindu Cultural Centre, 999 St.Annes Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Dr. Barton will discuss the three types of stress including physical, chemical and emotional trauma along with the effect it can have on the body and nervous system. Practical tools such as breathing and stretching techniques will be demonstrated.  

Presentation: Free

Lunch: $10.00

Pre-registration required: Manju Lodha at 



Date: Wednesday - September 11, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd Winnipeg, MB, Canada

World Vision Canada invites you to a POWER OF HER event that will inspire energy and support for our global work on gender injustice.

Hear stories of hope about the healing and empowerment of survivors of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.



Minimum suggested admission donation: $10

Rush seating. Limited capacity.


Be the Change

Date: Thursday - September 12, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Knox United Church – 400 Edmonton Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Winnipeg Connector Partnership and Rotary Peace Builders are coordinating a special event for immigrants and refugees to network and socialize. This will take place during the “Be the Change” portion at the Peace Days Festival. Please join us.

Admission: Free


Please confirm your participation and number of people interested in attending by September 9, 2019, by the URL:


6th Rotary Elementary School Peace Walk

Date: Friday - September 13, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: CN Festival Stage (The Forks)

Presented by: Rotary World Peace Partners

Event cost: Free

Event is: PRIVATE (Contact us to sign up your school:

Numerous elementary school children will be sharing their thoughts on the theme ´I Love My Planet’. 


Global 6K for Water

Date: Saturday - September 14, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Group Use Site #2, Birds Hill Provincial Park

Winnipeg's First Annual Global 6K Walk for Water. It is a walk or runs to experience the distance women and children walk daily to fetch water in many countries served by World Vision.

Event Cost: Free, Participants encouraged to raise pledges, details at

Donation: Yes




Pathway to Peace - Women Perspective

Date: Saturday - September 14, 2019
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Red River College, 160 Princess Street, EDC Campus, Room A104

features business models, ideas and innovative approaches women entrepreneurs use to address social challenges associated with war and conflict. Five women from five continents will present unique entrepreneurship models and ideas on how can we create sustainable pathways to reconciliation, peacebuilding and collaboration across religions, races, ethnicities, disciplines and countries. The presentation draws on RRC project Social Innovation in Business that has involved 300 students researching business models that address social challenges across the globe. The project received multiple recognitions including national Colleges and Institutes Canada Award for Innovation and the exposure to TEDx audience.

 Admission: Free




Lara Rae and Friends

Date: Saturday - September 14, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: St. Norbert Arts Centre 100 rue des Ruines du Monastère, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Filling the Gender Gaps.

An evening of trans affirming entertainment featuring:

Lara Rae - (she/her) emcee

Shannon Bloodworth (they) -Comedian

Logan Jax (he/him) - singer-songwriter.


Event Cost:

  • Fee:   YES       Amt: $10/$15
  • Donation:  Encouraged        


The Orontes Quartet

Date: Saturday - September 14, 2019
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: 200 Kenny Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Classical Guitar Concert by Syrian based Orontes Guitar Quartet.  The quartet are fellows of the Artist Protection Fund.


Event Cost: $15.00


Facebook: @WCGS204


Lessons from Middle East

Date: Sunday - September 15, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church, 3 St. Vital Rd, Winnipeg

Rotarian and lawyer, David Newman, QC was invited to the Middle East this spring to meet with other 
peace builders to see and to hear about initiatives being undertaken in that part of the world.  
David will speak about his experiences.
Event Cost: Free


Pieces for Peace

Date: Tuesday - September 17, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Across the Board Cafe, 211 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg (Main and Bannatyne)

Join us for a board game or two with members of the community. The evening will feature, in addition to the regular game library, locally designed game Refugee Journeys. The game's designer Michelle Lam will be in attendance to help facilitate play. There will also be newcomers to Canada in attendance to provide their own insights on their journey. 

Website: https:/

Event Cost: $20:00

Event for Public



To solve mass violence, look to locals

Date: Wednesday - September 18, 2019
Time: 11:15 AM
Location: Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology, 130 Henlow Campus, Aazhogan –Locate in Student Success Center

Severine Autesserre studies the Democratic Republic of Congo, which is in the middle of the deadliest conflict since World War II; it's been called "the largest ongoing humanitarian crisis in the world.” The conflict seems hopeless, unsolvable large. But her insight from decades of listening and engaging: The conflicts are often locally based. And instead of focusing on solutions that scale to a national level, leaders and aid groups might be better served in solving local crises before they ignite.

Event Cost: Free

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My Winnipeg Includes Public Toilets

Date: Wednesday - September 18, 2019
Time: 12:15 PM
Location: RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, 375 York Avenue WINNIPEG, MB R3C 3J3

Wins Bridgman is giving a presentation on public toilets. A human Rights and Dignity.

The following  link, an article that describes the work  has been doing in developing a public toilet pilot project associated with a social enterprise.

 Cost: Rotary luncheon: $19.00

Event for Public


First Contact

Date: Thursday - September 19, 2019
Time: 6:15 PM

Thursday, September 19, 2019
Doors - 6:15pm
Screening - 6:50pm
Facebook Live Panel at 8:00pm

Event Cost: Free but invitation only


Peace songs and video presentation on Human Values

Date: Thursday - September 19, 2019
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Sathya Saibaba Center, 790 Banning street, Winnipeg

We would share with the public video on Human values which includes peace as an important value. We would do group singing of peace songs in English.


Event Cost: Free

Donation: Yes


No restrictions except the participants need to remove foot ware


Yoga for Inner Peace

Date: Saturday - September 21, 2019
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Sathya Saibaba Center, 790 Banning street, Winnipeg

A brief talk on yoga for inner peace, followed by yoga exercises including breathing exercise to enhance inner peace.

Event Cost: Free

Donation: Yes

Suitable dress for yoga & Yoga mat recommended

Event open for public.


Indigenous Solstice Ceremony

Date: Saturday - September 21, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM
Location: 445 King Street Gathering Place for Truth & Reconciliation

Pipe Ceremony, Teaching and Feast in conjunction with Peace Days events.

Please bring a dish representative of your culture to share with others and become part of the Ceremony.

Call 204-998-8101 to RSVP or email


* Please bring a skirt


Peace Day celebration by Children

Date: Saturday - September 21, 2019
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Sathya Saibaba Center, 790 Banning Street, Winnipeg

Our weekly Saturday class for Children will be dedicated to Peace day celebration. Children will learn, write, draw, sing on peace.

Event Cost: Free

Donation: Yes

Event is open to public


Mauco Chilean Performers in Concert

Date: Saturday - September 21, 2019
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: St. Norbert Arts Centre, 100 rue des Ruines du Monastère, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Mauco is a 30 piece professional performing ensemble of musicians, dancers and storytellers from Chile. The 10 musicians from this group will perform a selection of music and poetry reflecting Chile’s history of struggles to achieve the peace and security now enjoyed by Chilean people.


Admission: Free




Back to School Event

Date: Saturday - September 21, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: 200 Kenny St WINNIPEG, MB, R2H 2E4

Development Assistance International is hosting "Back to School" event.

The focus is new refugees who immigrated to Manitoba.

Event Cost: $10.00



Conflict and Environmental Impact on Women and Peace

Date: Sunday - September 22, 2019
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Calvary Temple Church, 400 Hargrave Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2B 3A8

It is to highlight the impact of the conflict and environment on women's health, peace, and stability in the South Sudan and regions.

 Event Cost: Free

Donation: Yes




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Walk together to Preserve Peace to support Women

Date: Friday - September 27, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: 580 Victor Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Excel Empowerment Centre's women are walking together to Preserve Peace for supporting women


Event Cost; Fees  $20.00

Donation: Yes

Able to purchase supplies for women in the Centre.

Supplies: Computers, sewing machines, fabric etc.



The World Is My Country - Documentary

Date: Sunday - October 6, 2019
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0L5

The documentary focuses on World Citizen Garry Davis, a life-long peace activist whose bold actions were instrumental in the unanimous acceptance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.


Davis, a Broadway comedian and B-17 bomber pilot compelled by the pain of war to give up his national citizenship, embarks on an audacious mission to rise above nationalism, heal the wounds of war, and prevent World War III. With a single act of courage, this song and dance man sparks a huge people-power movement that draws Albert Einstein, Albert Camus and a cast of thousands into an amazing journey that Martin Sheen calls “a roadmap to a better future.”


Human rights lawyer David Gallup will introduce the film and lead an interactive discussion afterwards about the world citizenship movement and World Citizen Clubs. This event is co-sponsored by World Service Authority® ( and Citizens for Global Solutions® (

Event Cost: Free

Donation: $5:00


Gordon Bell School Participatory Peace Painting

Date: Tuesday - October 8, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM
Location: Gordon Bell High School (Studio room)

All Gordon Bell High School students will engage in a participatory painting on three canvasses a Triptych on the theme ‘peace for women and children in the world’. There will be a motivational speech by a renowned guest motivational speaker.


Event Cost: Free

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Rotary’s Honouring Indigenous Peoples (HIP) Committee and this Knowledge Sharing Event

Date: Wednesday - October 16, 2019
Time: 11:55 AM
Location: RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, 375 York Ave (see event board in Convention Centre lobby for room location)


$45, includes lunch (charitable donation tax receipt will be issued in the amount of $20)


TOPIC: About Rotary’s Honouring Indigenous Peoples (HIP) Committee and this Knowledge Sharing Event

The mission of Rotary’s Honouring Indigenous Peoples (HIP) Committee is to promote awareness of Indigenous knowledge systems, language, culture, history and inherent rights in Canada; to build and engage in meaningful and equitable relationships with Indigenous Peoples; and to invest time and resources in support of Indigenous education initiatives that will assist with social, economic, cultural, political, civil, physical, mental and spiritual way of being of Indigenous Peoples. By participating in this knowledge sharing event you are contributing to Rotary Club of Winnipeg HIP initiatives that help advance the above mission and a pathway to reconciliation among non-Indigenous and Indigenous Peoples. For more information contact



Seating is limited and on a first come, first served basis.

To RSVP, Click Here to complete the online registration form and submit by no later than noon on October 10th, 2019.

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LUNCHEON PROGRAM (commencing at 12:15pm):

* Welcome Remarks: Roy Valance, President - Rotary Club of Winnipeg

* Lunch and Networking

* Overview of Rotary HIP and Introduction of Speaker: David Newman - Rotary HIP National Board Member

* Guest Speaker: Brett Lee Shelton (Oglala Sioux Tribe), Senior Staff Attorney with the Native American Rights Fund

* Q&A Moderator: Darren Swanson, Chairperson - Rotary Club of Winnipeg HIP Committee

* Closing Remarks: Strini Reddy - Rotary Club of Winnipeg International Services Director and HIP Member




Reconciliation Through Education & Understanding

Date: Thursday - October 24, 2019
Time: 12:15 PM
Location: St. Boniface Cathedral

A Conversation on Reconciliation and Workshops:

The educational workshops and conversation will be in ENGLISH. Our hope is that the Education events and the Community Feast can serve as a gathering place for the many involved in our Peace, Compassion and Reconciliation movement to enable us to learn, connect, build new relationships or strengthen existing ones and enjoy an evening together. 

 If you do register for the Feast, please contact, Gerald/GerryLabossiere

Lisa Raven will be sharing her story on the Hollow Water First Nation environmental issue, in particular, brings elements of division within ( the First Nation) as well as with outside parties….it is intended to be a discussion about everyday reconciliation and the positive impact that the Sacred Fire has had for the community.  The Fire has  been lit continuously by Camp Morning Star for the past six months – see

For more information, contact the Archdiocese of St. Boniface at: 204-237-9851, ext 100



An Awarded international Movie Screening on peace and anti-radicalization.

Date: Saturday - October 26, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: University of Manitoba Architecture Gallery

The movie ‘Tale of an Ecliptic Time’ is a story of a peace artist’s endeavour to fight radicalism using peaceful means. The movie received the honour of eight international official selections and bagged two top Jury awards. A brief pre-screening intro, and another post-screening discussion and will be held as part of the event.  


Event Cost - $5:00