Brian Derksen concert to celebrate the 40th-anniversary of MCC B.C. thrift shops, at Central Heights Mennonite Brethren Church, Abbotsford.
MCC B.C. annual general meeting at Central Heights Mennonite Brethren Church, Abbotsford, and groundbreaking for new MCC centre in Abbotsford.
Eben-Ezer Mennonite Church 50th-anniversary celebration.
Columbia Bible College Anabaptist heritage tour.
MCC Festival for World Relief, at the Abbotsford Tradex.
Truth and Reconciliation Commission gathering, in Vancouver.
Mennonite Fall Fair, in Prince George.
MC B.C. pastor/spouse retreat.
MC B.C. women’s retreat at Camp Squeah, Hope.
RJC year-end musical performances.
Mount Royal Mennonite Church, Saskatoon, 50th-anniversary celebration. For more information, visit http://mountroyalmennonite.org
Fourth annual Spruce River Folk Festival at the Spruce River Farm, 20 kilometres north of Prince Albert, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Music, food and information about landless indigenous bands in Saskatchewan. Sponsored by Mennonite Central Committee Saskatchewan and Grace Mennonite Church, Prince Albert.
Until June 22
“Who will listen to our stories?” An exhibition of storytelling through art featuring the works of Sylvia Regehr Graham and the CancerCare Manitoba Art Therapy Program, at the Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Winnipeg.
Wilderness challenge fundraiser for Camp Koinonia. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 29-Aug. 2
MC Canada Youth Assembly at Camp Assiniboia, Man.
Westgate Collegiate annual golf tournament at Bridges Golf Club
Until Sept. 14
Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Winnipeg, hosts the 81st-annual Open Juried Exhibition of the Manitoba Society of Artists. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Monday to Friday), Noon to 5 p.m. (Saturday).
Charleswood Mennonite Church 50th-anniversary celebrations include a concert, family activities, worship and food. For more information, call the church at 204-837-7982 or e-mail email@example.com.
Scrapbookers retreat at Camp Moose Lake. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge, hosts its annual Strawberry Social, “For Everything There is a Season.” Fairview vocal and handbell choirs perform at 2 and 7 p.m. Fresh strawberry pie and beverages will be served after each performance.
Hanover Mennonite Church 50th-anniversary celebration. For more information about the June 21 Mennonite Youth Fellowship reunion at Riverstone Retreat, or activities on June 22 and 23, contact the church at 519-364-4309 or email@example.com.
Strawberry social at Nithview Community, New Hamburg, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Poetry reading by Cheryl Denise (from her book Leaving Eden) at the Detweiler Meetinghouse, Roseville, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Music led by Fred Martin and No Discernable Key. For more information, call Will Stoltz at 519-696-2805.
Family Camping Weekend at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp. Campsites are on a first-come, first-served basis; cabins need to be reserved. For more information, call 519-625-8602 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nairn Mennonite Church, Ailsa Craig, 65th-anniversary celebrations. (29) Hymn sing and special music, at 7 p.m. (30) Anniversary service with Karen James Abra, former pastor, and special music, at 10:45 a.m.; a fellowship meal and sharing of memories follows. For more information, or to book a seat for the meal, call 519-232-4425 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Bridgefolk (Mennonite-Catholic) conference, Reconciliation: A Way to Peace, at Conrad Grebel University College. Keynote speakers: John Rempel of the Toronto Mennonite Theological Centre and Christian McConnell of St. Michael’s College at U of T. For more information, or to register, visit bridgefolk.net.
July 29-Aug. 2
Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, hosts its annual Peace Camp for students who have completed Grades 6 to 8, featuring sports, arts, guest speakers and field trips. Theme: “Local actions with global impact.” From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. To register, contact Sarah Klassen at 519-885-0220 ext. 24291 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
10th annual Central Ontario all-day Sacred Harp singing with midday dinner on the grounds of the Detweiler Meetinghouse, Roseville; from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., from the 1991 edition of The Sacred Harp. For more information, e-mail Gillian Inksetter at gillian.inksetter.com.
Fourth annual Sing the Journey/Sing the Story event, at the Detweiler Meetinghouse, Roseville, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., led by Mark Diller Harder.
200th-anniversary celebrations at First Mennonite Church, Kitchener. More details to follow.
10th annual Gospel Vespers at the Detweiler Meetinghouse, Roseville, with a focus on Life Songs II.
Acoustic Advent carols at the Detweiler Meetinghouse, Roseville, from 2:30 to 4:40 p.m. Featuring the PMS Singers and No Discernable Key. Leader: Fred Martin. For more information, call Will Stoltz at 519-696-2805.
Historic Advent music at the Detweiler Meetinghouse, Roseville.