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Murungo Ano Penga African Art Gallery
Spring Show! Friday May 30th 2003 > 6 – 11 p.m.
The High Street, 12505 – 102 Avenue (Below Starbucks)

Tickets $20 per couple – RSVP by Mon, May 26 (thanks)
Infoline: 433-5504 / e-mail:

Dear friend; you and a Guest are cordially invited to an evening of live music guest speakers and an exclusive viewing of this year” magnificent new works (just arrived) from Africa …

This newly acquired collection is guaranteed to amaze you! In addition this opening evening will include live music – poetry (Okoto Drummers, Kenya Kondo) and two wonderful guest-presenters (Nancy Hannemann and Guy Thompson) who will speak to the ‘current realities of Africa’ (Q&A follow) hosted in conversation by Leo Camposa and… of course social – visiting time to continue building a community of friendship and solidarity. Join us and experience African culture through quality original fine art.

> Music: The Okoto Drummers
> Poetry: Kenya Kondo
> Wine: The Wine Cellar
> Food: A Cappella Catering

* All ticket proceeds go to Harare Street Kids Association

About our guest-presenters:

> Nancy Hannemann is Global Education Program Coordinator at the University of Alberta. Through organizing various events such as International Week and the Visiting Lectureship in Human Rights she works toward educating members of the University and Edmonton communities to understand their role as global citizens. She has a particular interest in Africa and received the Friend of Africa Award (1999) and the Salvos Prelorentzos Peace Award (2002) for her contributions to peace and civic education.

> Guy Thompson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History and Classics at the University of Alberta. He completed a PhD in African History at the University of Minnesota in 2000, and teaches a range of courses in African, World and Cultural history. Dr. Thompson is currently finishing a book on rural social dynamics, agrarian innovation, and peasant conceptions of historical change in Zimbabwe. Dr. Thompson has spent a total of 6 years in Zimbabwe, and is a Research Associate of the Department of Economic History at the University of Zimbabwe.

The Woman in You: Mind, Body, Spirit Conference
Saturday, May 24, 2003 – Time: 8:00 a.m. / 4:30 p.m. @ Festival Place, Sherwood Park (AB)

This Women’s Wellness Conference is a full-day event with a variety of session topics to choose from such as: Healing Feng Shui, Reclaiming Your Creativity, and The Power of Kindness. Ladies luncheon topics include: Up Your Joy Factor with Susan Sneath and Woman of Vision by Lesley MacDonald. The afternoon workshop is ‘Journey to the Spring of Wellness’ facilitated by Dr. Elizabeth Lange.

When was the last time you had a day all to yourself? Our current environment fosters hectic lives, especially for women. It is important to take some time to examine the factors that create our frenetic pace of life and learn how to reconnect to our deepest values. Tickets: Only $99 + GST which includes continental breakfast, gourmet luncheon, door prizes & gift bags. Available at:

Aeroflex Women’s Fitness 449-4789, 201 Athabascan Avenue, Sherwood Park or visit:

More Information: Carol @ 416-1111

PS. The conference is in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Alberta/NWT Chapter.

Courtesy of: The Community Networks Group © Tel/Fax: 474-6058 / Cell: 995-6819

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