In The Know Series Launches This Fall

September 2, 2016

Mondays – Starting Sept. 12
Twice a Month, 12:00 P.M. – 1:30 p.m. Watch for the full schedule

Join us for this new series offering different lectures and discussions twice a month on a variety of topics as well a line-up of diverse and entertaining music and arts presentations.

Come and hear from the newsmakers and from some our talented members.

This series will run in fall and spring. Lunch is included.

$8 M / $10 NM

Buy tickets online¬†(under ‘Programs’) or call 204-477-7510

September 12  Donna Carreiro

In 2013, CBC Producer Donna Carreiro, accompanied Winnipegger Susan Griffiths to take advantage of Switzerland’s assisted suicide law. With the recent changes in Canada’s own laws, Griffith’s story takes on more importance. Donna will share the experience of being with Griffiths through her final days.

September 26  Maureen Scurfield

Maureen Scurfield A.K.A. “Miss Lonelyhearts,‚Äù has been around‚Äù so to speak. She started out as a teacher, moved to journalism, created an advice column and also happens to be a successful businesswoman. Maureen shares her story with In the Know.

October 31  James Manishen

James Manishen is the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s, Artistic Operations Associate. His knowledge of the music world is vast and in this stimulating talk, Manishen looks at the age old question, should Richard Wagner’s music be played in Israel?

November 14  Lara Rae

Lara Rae is the Artistic Director of the Winnipeg Comedy Festival and a regular contributor to CBC Radio, including the Debaters. She’s also been nominated for several awards including a Gemini. Lara has a deep appreciation of why humour is so important to Jews.
Her talk is all about Jewish humour in literature.

December 12  Martin Cash

Winnipeg Free Press business columnist Martin Cash has been writing about the top business stories in Manitoba for more than two decades. He’s received several honours over the years for his work and also wrote the book, Winnipeg: A Prairie Portrait

Get Involved!

Have an idea for a program? Would you like to be on the planning committee? Would you like to volunteer at events?

Please contact Claudia Chernitsky at or (204) 477-7459 or Roberta Malam at or (204) 480-7550

*If you require transportation assistance let us know and we can arrange something for you.

Generously supported by the New Horizons for Seniors Program