Junior Youth Impact Retreat, at Camp Squeah, Hope.
MC B.C. Women’s Inspirational Day, at Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Abbotsford.
Sto:Lo Nation Cultural Learning Day bus tour, Sto:Lo Nation, Chilliwack, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
MC B.C. discernment event in response to MC Canada restructuring, at Columbia Bible College, Abbotsford, from 9 a.m. to noon. RSVP by May 14.
MC B.C. ladies retreat at Camp Squeah, Hope.
Senior Youth Impact Retreat, at Camp Squeah, Hope.
MCC’s peace planting program at First Mennonite Church, Edmonton, at 7 p.m. Speakers: Wendy and Dustin Twin, first nations community workers. Theme: “Where do I belong? Land and love.”
Mennonite Women Alberta hosts its “Thrive” retreat at Sylvan Lake. Speaker: Faye Reynolds, director of women’s ministry for the Canadian Baptists of Western Canada. For more information, visit www.mennonitechurch.ab.ca.
Edmonton First Mennonite hosts “Bicycle Built for Two” by Theatre of the Beat, at 7 p.m. For more information, call 780-436-3431.
MC Alberta Christian faith studies event, “Understanding Anabaptist approaches to Scripture,” with Loren L. Johns from AMBS, at First Mennonite Church, Calgary. For registration information, e-mail Dan Graber at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 403-909-5105. Johns will also deliver two public lectures at 7 p.m. each night: (1) “Understanding Anabaptist approaches to Scripture: What’s different and why?” and (2) “The impact of the 20th century on reading the Bible.”
All-day heritage retreat for people 50-plus, at Camp Valaqua, Water Valley, with MCC storyteller Abe Janzen and the Corpus Christi Male Chorus. To register, e-mail Hugo Neufeld at email@example.com or call 403-201-4358.
MCC Alberta charity auction and sale, at the Didsbury Sportsplex. For more information, visit mccreliefsale.com.
RJC spring choir concert, at 7 p.m.
RJC fundraising golf tournament, at Valley Regional Park.
RJC year-end musical performances.
Apr. 30-May 2
Westgate Mennonite Collegiate senior-high students perform their annual musical. For more information, call 204-775-7111.
Faith and Life Male Choir and Women’s Chorus spring concerts; (2) at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m.; (3) at Altona Bergthaler Mennonite, at 3 p.m.
Westgate Mennonite Collegiate bursary banquet. For more information, call 204-775-7111.
Westgate Mennonite Collegiate work day. For more information, call 204-775-7111.
Spring on the Farm and Tractor Show, at Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach. Includes a tractor parade, tractor game, pioneer demonstrations and food. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.
University of Winnipeg hosts a public lecture by Perry Bush, chair of the Department of History at Bluffton University, Ohio, in Convocation Hall, at 7 p.m.. Topic: “The professor as peacemaker: C. Henry Smith and the Mennonite intellectual tradition, 1918-48.”
SpringFest, MCC Manitoba’s annual quilt show, plant sale, walkathon and barbecue, in Winnipeg. For more information, visit http://mccmanitoba.ca/events.
MCC Manitoba’s fundraising lunch at Fort Garry Mennonite Brethren Church, Winnipeg, from noon to 2:30 p.m. Come-and-go faspa-style meal.
MHV Auxiliary Faspa, at Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach, at 2:30 p.m., featuring the Sisters of the Holy Rock. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.
Westgate Mennonite Collegiate Grade 7 to 9 spring concert at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m. For more information, call 204-775-7111.
Westgate Mennonite Collegiate Grade 10 to 12 spring concert at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, at 7 p.m. For more information, call 204-775-7111.
Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach, hosts the Lions Car Show. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.
CMU President’s Golf Classic at Kingswood Golf and Country Club, La Salle.
Fifth annual Mennonite Heritage Village/Eden Foundation Tractor Trek fundraising event. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.
Celebrate Canada Day at Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.
“Cycle Clear Lake,” an MCC Manitoba fundraiser, at Riding Mountain National Park. Registration deadline is June 4. To sign up, visit http://mccmanitoba.ca/cycleclearlake.
13th annual MCC Manitoba golf tournament at Bridges Golf Course, Starbuck. In support of MCC’s Global Family program. To register, visit http://mccmanitoba.ca/golf.
Pioneer Day Camp at Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach, for children aged 5 to 8. Register early. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.
Jul. 31-Aug. 3
Pioneer Days at Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach, includes steam-powered threshing, music and food. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.
Pioneer Day Camp at Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach, for children aged 9 to 12. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.
CMU Blazers summer sports camps. (10-14) grades 9 to 10 volleyball and basketball; (17-21) grades 5 to 8 soccer, grades 7 to 10 ultimate sports, and grades 6 to 8 volleyball and basketball. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Westgate Mennonite Collegiate 11th-annual golf tournament at Bridges Golf Club, Winnipeg. For more information, call 204-775-7111.
Fall on the Farm at Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach. Experience harvest work, hog butchering and pioneer demonstrations. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.
Mennonite Heritage Village’s Heritage Classic Golf Tournament. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.
Mennonite Heritage Village volunteer appreciation event for 2015 volunteers. For more information, visit www.MHV.ca.
Steinmann Mennonite Church, Baden, hosts a “Gospel Echoes” concert featuring the Gospel Echoes Cross Connection Team, at 7:30 p.m. Besides the music, there will be a multimedia presentation of the group’s prison ministry and inmate testimonies. For more information, call 519-634-8311.
Apr. 27, 28
Spring seniors retreat at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp, New Hamburg. Speaker and song leader: Mark Diller Harder. Theme: “Singing our faith: Heart songs and hymnals.” Same program each day. For more information and registration forms, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.hiddenarces.ca.
Until Apr. 30
David L. Hunsberger photo exhibit, “Taking community from the farm to the world,” at the Grebel Gallery and MAO Gallery at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo.
“Enjoy a taste of Southeast Asia” fundraiser for MCC Ontario’s refugee sponsorship, cohosted by Grace New Life Mennonite and Hamilton Mennonite churches, at Hamilton Mennonite, from 5 to 7 p.m., followed by a musical concert. For more information, call 905-528-3607 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Theatre of the Beat performs “Bicycle Built for Two,” at Valleyview Mennonite Church, London, at 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.valleyviewmc.ca
Soli Deo Gloria Singers present their spring concert, “Foretaste of Glory: (2) UMEI, at 7:30 p.m.; (3) Leamington United Mennonite Church, at 3 p.m. For more information, call 519-326-7448.
Inter-Mennonite Children’s Choir presents “Songs of the Psalms” at Breslau Mennonite Church, at 3 p.m. Tickets available at the door.
Pax Christi Chorale presents Sir Hubert Parry’s oratorio Judith with orchestra and soloists, at Koerner Hall, Toronto, at 3 p.m. Pre-concert chat with Parry scholar Jeremy Dibble of Durham University, England. For more information or tickets, visit www.paxchristichorale.org/judith.
Silver Lake Mennonite Camp spring work weekend. For more information, call 519-422-1400 or visit www.slmc.ca
Menno Singers present “Songs for spring,” at Waterloo North Mennonite Church, Waterloo, at 7:30 p.m.
“Paddle the Grand” fundraiser for Silver Lake Mennonite Camp, from West Montrose to the Kaufman Flats, where there will be a barbecue dinner. For more information, call 519-422-1400 or visit www.slmc.ca.
18th annual Low German Networking Conference; (7) at Bradley Street Church of God, Aylmer; (20 at Meadow Brook Church, Leamington. For more information, e-mail Lily Hiebert Rempel at email@example.com.
Silver Lake Mennonite Camp annual general meeting at Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church, Kitchener, at 1 p.m.
Retired ministers and spouses retreat at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp, New Hamburg, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Palmer Becker will share about his recent ministry in Israel and South America. Pre-registration required. Participants are to bring their own lunch.
MennoHomes “Out-spok’n for Affordable Housing” bike-a-thon, at Elmira Mennonite Church. Options for hikers, cyclists and motorcyclists. For more information, contact Dan Driedger at 226-476-2535 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
14th annual Bridgefolk (Mennonite-Catholic) conference, “Ecumenical healing and the mystery of the communion saints,” at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Elkhart, Ind. Keynote speakers: Nozomu Yamada and Father Alfonso Fausone, both from the Nanzan University, Japan. For more information, visit www.bridgefolk.net.