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T-Shirt to Tote Bag Upcycle Workshop

Start: December 4, 2018 6:45 pm
End: December 4, 2018 8:30 pm
Venue: Louis Riel Library

Join the Greenpeace Winnipeg team as they upcycle an old t-shirt into a tote bag! Bring your own shirt (the thicker, the stronger the bag) and a pair of scissors, and they’ll walk you through this easy process! This hands-on workshop not only shows you… Read More

Make & Take Gift Bag

Start: December 1, 2018 1:00 pm
End: December 1, 2018 4:00 pm

Make & Take Gift Bag event with Reclaim Mending and Winnipeg Sews. Contact them for more info.

WRENCH Cycle of Giving

Start: December 1, 2018 12:00 pm
End: December 2, 2018 12:00 pm
Venue: Orioles Community Centre

The Cycle Of Giving 24 hour kids bike building marathon is bringing volunteer mechanics together to build over 300 bicycles for kids in need. We aim to raise $15,000 to support free bike programming for children and families in 2019. From 12 pm Decembe… Read More

LITE Presents: Buy Social Holiday Market

Start: December 1, 2018 10:00 am
End: December 1, 2018 3:00 pm
Venue: Immaculate Conception Parish

Buying Local = Buying Green. Buying Local and Social = Really Really Buying Green! Featuring 40 tables of crafters, artisans, social enterprises & small biz from Winnipeg’s inner city. New and establish vendors. Demos and the launch of LITE’s very… Read More

LITE’s Wild Blueberry Pancake Breakfast

Start: November 30, 2018 7:00 am
End: November 30, 2018 10:00 am
Venue: Immaculate Conception Parish

Join LITE (Local Investment Towards Employment) at their NEW EVENT LOCATION, Immaculate Conception Parish, for LITE’s largest annual fundraiser to celebrate 22 years of creating jobs! Jump-start your Friday morning with a stack of Blueberry Pancakes an… Read More

Winter Bike Film Screening and Panel

Start: November 28, 2018 7:00 pm
End: November 28, 2018 9:00 pm
Venue: The Hive in Lockhart Hall, University of Winnipeg

Come watch a film about the winter-biking experience hosted by the UWSA Bike Lab! Everybody is welcome and the event is free to attend. A panel discussion will take place after the screening. Refreshments will be served.

Learn to Compost (in Winter too!) & Bird’s Hill AGM

Start: November 28, 2018 7:00 pm
Venue: Springfield Public Library

Friends of Bird’s Hill Park is hosting their AGM, featuring Master Composter Volunteers giving a presentation on how to compost (even in winter). Please see attached poster for details! Please help them plan — register in advance by emailing: info@fri… Read More

Giving Tuesday

Start: November 27, 2018 12:00 am
End: November 27, 2018 11:59 pm
Venue: World-Wide Event

On Tuesday, November 27th, we are encouraging Manitobans to think about ways in which they can give to the environment.   Some actions for you to consider on Giving Tuesday to Give to the Environment: Donate to Green Action Centre Click here to ma… Read More

Magical Mystery Thrift Bus Tour

Start: November 24, 2018 9:00 am
End: November 24, 2018 2:30 pm

Want to finish your Christmas shopping early, and buy local, eco-friendly gifts? Join this year’s Magical Mystery Thrift Bus tour on Saturday, November 24th from 9am – 2:30pm, as you visit 4 thrift shops around Winnipeg to shop for gifts. Tickets are o… Read More

Buy Nothing Day 2018

Start: November 23, 2018 12:00 am
Venue: World-Wide Event

Some argue that ‘Buy Nothing Day’ can be the start of a life-changing lifestyle commitment, where others claim it’s meaningless, as observers simply buy more the following day. Either way, there’s no doubt that going without buying anything for an enti… Read More