Programs

In addition to organizing a variety of events and programs, CFR provides a welcoming space for community groups to gather safely to run programs and to hold concerts and events. This page describes a host of programs and events that are typically held at CFR. Always check our events calendar for current listings and details.

CFRUC gratefully acknowledges the funding support of the United Church of Canada Foundation, Church Development Inc. and The Winnipeg Foundation which has enabled CFRUC to continue to support our partners and to provide live streaming capacity.

55 Plus & Seniors

Living Well 55+

We offer a series of interesting speakers as requested by neighbourhood older adults.  The sessions are open to the public who we love to have attend!  Speakers are followed by refreshments and networking.  There is no cost to attend but we may ask you to give us a head’s up on your interest so we can ensure adequate supplies and refreshments. 

The Hopeful Jammers

No more Jammers until September. Have a wonderful music filled summer everyone!

The Hopeful Jammers meets Monday afternoons for 55+ and they play a range of instruments with lots of ukuleles! All experience levels are welcome. During Covid we meet Mondays and Wednesdays on Facebook Livestream. Contact Linda at h2osx2@mymts.net if you are interested.

The Hopeful Jammers

Arts, Music & Theatre

Over the last 4 years, CFRUC was honoured to have Sharon Bajer of The Keep Theatre and Duncan Cox of Walk and Talk Theatre, with Paul DeGurse of the Village Conservatory of Art and Music (ViC) in development and rehearsal of the incredibly successful play ‘Afterlight’. Sharon is in rehearsal for ‘A Midsummer’s Night’s Dream’ at Shakespeare in the Ruins 6 June to 6 July. https://shakespeareintheruins.com/msnd2024/

We are also excited to report that many directors, artists, musicians and actors associated with Crescent Fort Rouge are involved with Rainbow Stage’s 2024 season. See you there!

Village Green Morris Men

Village Green Morris Men

The Village Green Morris Men claim to be the oldest Cotswold side in Western Canada. They were founded in 1974 at the same time as the. Village Green English Country Dancers by the late John Trevenen and the late David Williams. The Village Green Morris Men are still going strong, surviving personnel changes and various kits, and including one original dancer and many from the early days. They have performed continuously since 1974 at a variety of festivals and concerts including one tour of England in 2006.  Contact Ian (204-792-7006) or Dan (204-489-5226)

Winnipeg Boys’ Choir

The Winnipeg Boys’ Choir practices weekly with age specific groupings. They offer vocal training and the opportunity for many public performances. They are wonderfully energized and their performances are a delight! For more information check https://www.winnipegboyschoir.ca/

The Keep Theatre

The Keep Theatre is committed to creating unforgettable live theatre in the heart of the city. Located in this heritage church in the heart of Osborne Village, The Keep Theatre is an artist-run centre, dedicated to advancing cutting edge art through the exploration and creation of site-specific theatre that reflects the diversity of the human condition. https://www.thekeeptheatre.com/

Community

AA

AA meets several times weekly. Check aamanitoba.org for times.

Community Compost

Community Compost Site is on the south-east side of the building and is open for surrounding community use. Contact cfruc@mymts.net with questions.

Children, Youth & Families

We strongly focus on providing programs to children and youth and new programs are arising on a semi-annual basis.  Check our calendar or contact cfruc@mymts.net with questions.

Fort Rouge Child Care

The Fort Rouge Child Care, housed in our building, began as an after school program of our congregation. Now an independent organization, the Fort Rouge Child Care serves up to 54 children, ages 2 to 12. They have a vibrant after school program and Crescent Fort Rouge helps to support them with art classes, yoga, and music and theatre instruction.  For more info, call the day care directly at (204) 284-5474 or check FRCC’s website.

Living well at 55 plus

Get involved!

We have a variety of health and wellness programs such as yoga occurring.  If anything of this nature is of interest to you, please contact cfruc@mymts.net