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December 2017

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday
1
Here it comes...the busiest month of the year! Pace yourself and only say yes to those events you want to attend.
2
Royal MTC Theatre presents A Christmas Carol through December 16 at the John Hirsch Mainstage
3
Canad Inns Winter Wonderland, Dec 1 - Jan 6 at Red River Exhibition Park- a drive through holiday experience of lights and music
4
Mini Mondays at the Children's Museum are for toddlers! Come down and enjoy theme-based fun and activities; Storytime at 11 A.M. and 1 P.M.
5
A Holiday Tradition! Come see the Eaton's Fairytale Vignettes through January 7 at the Children's Museum
6
Have you got your holiday shopping done? Get on it!
7
Downtown Indoor Farmers' Market at City Place,
10 A.M. - 3 P.M.
8
MTYP presents A Charlie Brown Double Bill: You're a Good Man Charlie Brown & A Charlie Brown Christmas, Dec 8- 10, 16 & 17, 22 & 23, 26 - 30
9
Everyone loves home-baked gifts! Get the kids involved in baking cookies and squares to make beautiful gift bags for friends, teachers, neighbours etc.
10
Plan a family New Year's Eve with other families featuring games, pizza and fun!
  11
Mini Mondays at the Children's Museum are for toddlers! Come down and enjoy theme-based fun and activities; Storytime at 11 A.M. and 1 P.M.
12
Happy Hanukkah to those celebrating!
It is the 8 night Jewish festival of lights.
13
PJ Masks show at the Burton Cummings Theatre, December 17; 3:00 P.M.
14
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place
15
Book your kids into winter break camp fun now! Check out the camps in this issue.
16
Fred Penner in concert, December 16 at the Burton Cummings Theatre
17
WSO Concerts for Kids presents The Snowman, Activities at 1:00, Concert at 2:00, Centennial Concert Hall
18
Mini Mondays at the Children's Museum are for toddlers! Come down and enjoy theme-based fun and activities; Storytime at 11 A.M. and 1 P.M.
19
Take a drive through the city to find the best decorated homes with holiday lights. Play holiday music as you take your tour.
20
Don't forget to thank your children's teacher with a small gift of appreciation.
21
Downtown Indoor Farmers' Market at City Place,
10 A.M. - 3 P.M.
22
Prairie Theatre Exchange presents The Good, the Bad & the Munsch- Based on stories by Robert Munsch, Dec 21- January 7
23
Hopefully your shopping is all done and you don't have to go to the mall today! Yikes!
24
Christmas Eve! Time to slow down and just enjoy the company of family and friends
25
Merry Christmas
to all!
26
Boxing Day! Shop 'til you drop....or NOT!
27
Edmonton Oilers vs. Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place
28
Watch some classic movies together as a family that your kids may never have seen.
29
If the weather allows, get outside to go tobogganing or skating as a family. Most community centres and our bigger parks have toboggan slides.
30
Have a "Stay in our PJ's Day". Everyone hangs out in their pajamas to watch movies, put together puzzles, read and relax together
31
New Year's Eve.
Let's Party!
         




January 2018

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday
1
May your 2018 be Healthy, Happy and full of Family Fun!
2
You still have time to see PTE's The Good, the Bad & the Munsch, Jan 2- 6
3
Back to School for the kids and back to routine for families!
4
The Sound of Music, January 5 - 7 at the Centennial Concert Hall
5
Buffalo Sabres vs. Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place
6
Do you have your kids booked into their winter programs? Check out this issue for ideas.
7
San Jose Sharks vs. Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place
8
Mini Mondays at the Children's Museum are for toddlers! Come down and enjoy theme-based fun and activities; Storytime at 11 A.M. and 1 P.M.
9
Now is the time to go through closets for outgrown clothing, shoes and toys. Donate those in good condition to a local charity. Get the kids involved!
10
Head to your local library branch and take out books and dvds to enjoy together. Make it a monthly family adventure.
11
Time to go through your camera and phone to print and archive your winter break pictures. How many pictures do you have on your phone?
12
Have a Friday night Pizza and Game Night! Kids will love this tradition!
13
Visit a museum with the family today! The Children's Museum and the Manitoba Museum are great choices. So much to see and do at both of these gems.
14
WSO Concerts for Kids presents The Twins and the Monster- Activities at 1:00, Concert at 2:00 Centennial Concert Hall
15
Mini Mondays at the Children's Museum are for toddlers! Come down and enjoy theme-based fun and activities; Storytime at 11 A.M. and 1 P.M.
16
Manitoba Ag Days, January 16 - 18, 2018 Keystone Centre in Brandon, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Free admission
17
Spring Break is not that far away. If you are planning a trip you should book it now!
18
Take those holiday photos off your phone and camera and get them printed and placed in an album or store them where you will be able to find your holiday memories.
19
Set up a puzzle in the family room for everyone to participate in putting together. Puzzles teach patience and persistence
20
Head to a local park or community centre with a tobogganing hill and skating rink for great family fun! The Forks is also a great place for both!
21
Sunday is Family Day at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Activities for kids 12-4, free admission for kids
22
Mini Mondays at the Children's Museum are for toddlers! Come down and enjoy theme-based fun and activities; Storytime at 11 A.M. and 1 P.M.
23
Get your tickets to the Festival du Voyageur, St. Boniface's wonderful winter festival coming in February
24
Big Fun Music Festival in downtown Winnipeg, Jan 24-28
25
Build a snowman or snowfort with your kids. They will love you participating in the fun!
26
It's Friday Family Fun Day! Go skating, toboganning or stay inside make pizza, play board games and watch a movie!
27
Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra New Music Festival, Jan 27- Feb 2, Various Venues
28
Sod House Pioneers at Fort Whyte Alive, 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM Free with admission. You can also cross country ski, hike and toboggan daily!
29
Mini Mondays at the Children's Museum are for toddlers! Come down and enjoy theme-based fun and activities; Storytime at 11 A.M. and 1 P.M.
30
Take the family to the Forks to walk or skate on the Forks trail. You can toboggan too! Enjoy a hot chocolate, breakfast or lunch at the Forks Market.
31
Here comes February! Head outside with the kids for a winter walk!
     

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