The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba will hold it’s 31st Teddy Bears’ Picnic. there will be over 50 tents that will provide a fun and free educational experience not just for the children but to the whole family.
Come to the 31st Teddy Bears’ Picnic on Sunday, May 28th, 2017, and be a part of this Winnipeg tradition!
For more details about this event, please visit their website.
Career, Education and Settlement Immigrant Fair is an event that offers a unique and exciting environment for immigrants who are looking for information and inspiration as they search for jobs, go back to school and settle into their new home.
The fair will feature:
diverse exhibitors, including employers like NorthWest Company, education institutes and social service agencies
interactive activities like a Resumé Clinic where you can get one-on-one free advice
inspirational speakers’ lineup, including Tikaram Adhikari, Perla Javate and more.
Pre-registration for the event is now open, visit their website to register.
One fee and the month is FREE! Starting February 1, visitors can pay one regular admission fee and return to the Zoo for FREE as often as they want during the month of February. We have also planned a variety of family-friendly event and activities for visitors to enjoy all month long!
Festival du Voyageur Day at the Zoo | Saturday February 4 | 10 am – 2 pm. All activities take place in the NEW Winter Adventureland outdoor play area.
• Bring your camera and pose for a photo with official Voyageurs and Leo, the Festival du Voyageur mascot (12 pm – 2 pm).
• Participate in Voyageur Games and enjoy a sweet Festival du Voyageur treat at the maple taffy station.
• Collect a coupon for 10% off regular priced admission to Festival du Voyageur.
Louis Riel Day at the Zoo | Monday, February 20. Meet players from the Manitoba Moose hockey team when they make a special appearance at the Zoo. Full details will be released closer to the date.
International Polar Bear Day Celebrations | Saturday, February 25 & Sunday, February 26:
• Breakfast with the Bears – enjoy breakfast at the Tundra Grill located overlooking the Zoo’s largest polar bear habitat (Saturday & Sunday at 10 am) $
• Conservation and Zoo Bear Trek – join one of our Educators as they share the stories about our bears as well as conservation strategies. These FREE 45 minute tours begin at the Gateway to the Arctic building and go through parts of Journey to Churchill. (Saturday & Sunday 11 am & 1 pm)
• Check out bio-fact tables and an interactive art installation by Kal Barteski at the Gateway to the Arctic building.
The 10-day winter festival celebrating the joie de vivre of Voyageurs from the fur trade era, Festival du Voyageur (Festival of the Traveller) is happening on February 17 – 26, 2017 with this year’s theme “HEHO HEROES DRESS IN LAYERS.”
This year will be the 48th year of the Western Canada’s largest winter festival and once again they will showcase French-Canadian culture, traditional cuisine, musical entertainment and lots of outdoor activities for the entire family.
Tickets can be purchased at the Festival du Voyageur office located at 233 Provencher Boulevard, at the Voyageur Park box office and at all Safeway and Sobeys stores in Winnipeg, Steinbach, Gimli, Portage La Prairie and Brandon. Tickets can also be purchased online. Tickets will also be sold at the Voyageur Park gate starting February 17th.
TICKET PRICES (Children age 4 and under gets FREE admission):
Voyageur Park day pass
Adult (18 years old and up) – $20
Youth (5 – 17 years old) – $13
Voyageur Pass (10-Day Pass)
Adult (18 years old and up) – $34
Youth (5 – 17 years old) – $13
Festival du Voyageur are recruiting volunteers, if you are interested to sign up as volunteer visit http://bit.ly/2j9Hcke.
For more details about the festival visit their official website or follow their Facebook page.
WHERE: Caboto Centre, 1055 Wilkes Ave., Winnipeg, MB
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in Winnipeg on January 26th for a regional town hall to discuss issues and subjects that matter to Canadian families. and to remain connected with Canadians. The Prime Minister would also like to use this opportunity to directly hear from Winnipeggers how they feel as we enter the New Year.
If you are interested to attend this town hall, you can request tickets on Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr’s website. Please note that Ticket Requests are limited and will only provide you advanced access, not a guaranteed spot inside the venue.
WHERE: Winnipeg Harvest – Community Training Kitchen
1085 Winnipeg Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3E 0S2
In support of Winnipeg Harvest’s mission of Fighting Hunger and Feeding Hope in Manitoba, Winnipeg Supper Club will hold Harvest Homegrown fundraiser.
This family style fund raiser will offer local food prepared by local chefs – Chef Jordan Carlson and MasterChef Canada contestant Jeremy Senaris. Guests will have the opportunity to watch Jordan and Jeremy use their culinary skills to create tasty dishes.