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“Sculpt & Sip” with Karyn Kowal

“Sculpt & Sip” with Karyn Kowal

A “Sculpt & Sip” was held Aug. 11 at Gopher Creek Coffee Co. in Virden, led by Oak Lake paverpol sculpture artist Karyn Kowal. Over ten people attended, spending the evening creating their own sculptures.
Miniota artist publishing children’s book

Miniota artist publishing children’s book

Dianne Conrad, Art Facilitator and artist, from Miniota will be tentatively publishing a children’s book by the end of 2017. The book titled “Dama Grows” will feature ten of Conrad’s paintings, and is written in rhyme by Conrad herself.
An inspiring tour

An inspiring tour

It was a beautiful morning to view the gardens and yards on the list for the Virden Garden Club self-guided tours, Saturday, Jul. 29.
Artist couple display at Arts Mosaic

Artist couple display at Arts Mosaic

For the month of August at Arts Mosaic in Virden, married couple Myrna and Moe Gray are displaying their work. The couple’s daughter, Charlene Gowler, designed the display of the art for Myrna and Moe. A reception for the artists will be held Aug.
Mother - daughter performance at the park

Mother - daughter performance at the park

Mother – daughter duo, with their powerful and passionate singing, engaged a crowd of viewers on Thursday evening, Jul. 20 at Victoria Park in Virden. Tanya Martin was born and raised in Reston, MB, where she still calls home.
Hand crafted Jewelry

Hand crafted Jewelry

Brinna Tough, from Virden, has been designing jewelry for over 15 years, and has her own business of facebook called “Jewelry By Brinna. She says she designs a little bit of everything.
Oak Lake paverpol sculpture

Oak Lake paverpol sculpture

“No two pieces are alike”
Old 21 plays for Music In The Park

Old 21 plays for Music In The Park

Music In The Park on Wednesday, Jul.8 hosted the Moosemin duo Old 21 at 7:00 p.m.. Locals attending relaxed to the band’s alternative country –rock, with lyrics that tell a story.
Gallery In The Garden 2017

Gallery In The Garden 2017

Local artists displayed their work throughout gardens in Birtle and area, for the fifth Gallery In The Garden held on Saturday, Jul. 8. The event was hosted by the Gallery In The Garden committee to raise funds for the Center in Birtle.
Pottery creations of Spruce Garden Pottery

Pottery creations of Spruce Garden Pottery

Pat Farquhar took her first pottery wheel class in 2005 and says, “I was hooked.” Farquhar says pottery is not a cheap hobby but, she likes the idea of making useful items from something as simple as clay.