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October 2021

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Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday
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Here comes October! Fall is in full swing and Halloween is just 30 days away!
2
Culture Days Manitoba take place through Oct 24. A celebration of the arts and culture for all ages
3
Visit the Manitoba Museum today and take in the beautiful Prairies Gallery and Planetarium shows
4
How are your kids doing in school so far? Check with teachers to address any concerns. It is important to address any issues now.
5
Fort Whyte is the place to go for the spectacular Sunset Goose Flights every evening until October 24th. Free with admission
6
Winnipeg Jets vs Calgary Flames (Pre-season) at Canada Life Centre
7
Boo at the Zoo is back bigger and better than ever, from Oct 8 – 31
8
Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs Edmonton Elks at IG Field
9
Visit the Manitoba Children’s Museum today and enjoy the wonderful galleries
10
Storytelling by the Fire every Saturday in October from 1 - 3pm at Fort Whyte. Family-friendly tales set to the tune of a delightful crackling fire. Free with admission
  11
Happy Thanksgiving! Gather the family for a meal and share what you are grateful for.
12
It’s time to decorate for Halloween. Kids will love helping, creating the decorations, and getting excited.
13
Rake the leaves and stuff them in orange pumpkin-shaped bags for Halloween. The kids will love helping!
14
Halloween Scaries run from Oct 07 – 31 at Heebie Jeebies for kids over age 13
15
Scattered Seeds 25th annual Craft Market at Red River Ex Place, October 15-17 & 22-24
16
Visit Dalnavert Museum for a cool family experience
17
If the weather is nice visit the Zoo and Assiniboine Park today. So much to see and do!
18
Make Monday Funday! Plan something fun for your family for dinner. Get the kids involved in the preparation and table setting.
19
If you are considering adopting a furry family member, head to a pet rescue or the Winnipeg Humane Society to find a special addition to your family.
20
Move your summer pictures off your phone and store them on a hard drive to make sure they are not lost. Create a summer memories album.
21
Now is a good time to pull out winter boots and clothing to make sure they are in good order and still fit.
22
Have a Friday night Board Game night! Make or order pizza and enjoy together time.
23
Take a Family Tour at the Royal Canadian Mint: Tues. - Sat. Call 204-984-1144 to book today.
24
Have you made a homework station for your kids? Have everything they need to get their homework done.
25
Libraries are open so take the family to borrow books and more!
26
Canadian Premiere League Soccer - Valour FC vs HFX Wanderers at IG Field.
27
Check out some last-minute Halloween costume ideas in this issue.
28
Do you have your tickets to WSO’s family Halloween Concert on October 31st yet?
29
ComicCom takes place Oct 29-31 at the Convention Centre
30
Manitoba Moose vs Iowa Wild at Canada Place, Oct 30 & 31
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Happy Halloween! This year will be better than last year but still a covid careful holiday.
         




November 2021

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November is here and that means that the holidays are just 8 weeks away! Plan now to be ahead of the game.
2
Volunteer as a family at a local charity like Winnipeg Harvest or Christmas Cheer Board.
3
Book your family’s holiday picture now if that is something you do every year.
4
November is here and that means that the holidays are just 8 weeks away! Plan now to be ahead of the game.
5
Have a Friday classic movie night together. Pick a movie the whole family will enjoy.
6
Winnipeg Jets vs NY Islanders tonight at Canada Life Centre.
7
Oak Hammock Marsh is just outside Winnipeg. Head there with the family to explore this beautiful place
8
Tell the kids that it is “Clean Up your Room” day! Put on music and have fun decluttering!
9
Winnipeg Jets vs St. Louis Blues at Canada Life Centre
10
Teach your kids to do the laundry. It is an important life skill and you could use the help…right?
11
Remembrance Day! A day to be grateful for those that fought for our freedom.
12
Consider a family membership to the Children’s Museum, Manitoba Museum or The Zoo for unlimited visits. So many great adventures at these local gems!
13
Alive in the Woods at Fort Whyte, 1-3 every Saturday- Explore, connect and learn about our intrinsic connection with the natural world
14
A great day for a scavenger hunt… indoors or outdoors. Make it fun and have special treats at the end.
15
Start making homemade holiday gifts for family and friends….cookies, jam, squares etc.
16
Winnipeg Jets vs. Edmonton tonight at the Canada Life Centre
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Make sure to have family dinners on a regular basis to check in with everyone.
18
Set up a puzzle in your home and let everyone help put it together. Puzzles teach patience and persistence.
19
Join a family fitness or martial arts class as a family to do something weekly together.
20
Santa in the Forest at Fort Whyte Alive. Let your little ones share their wish list with Mr. Claus, Nov 20 & 27, 11am -3pm
21
Take the family to a Manitoba Moose game vs Milwaukee Admirals at Canada Life Centre
22
Winnipeg Jets vs Pittsburgh at Canada Life Centre
23
Visit the Forks to enjoy all that it has to offer, walking paths, shopping, playgrounds, eating and more!
24
Scattered Seeds 25th annual Craft Market at Red River Ex. Place, Nov. 24-25
25
Take the time to give out compliments today to everyone you meet. A simple kind word can lift someone ‘s spirits and make their day!
26
Canada Inns Winter Wonderland will run December 3, 2021 – January 8 at Red River Ex Park
27
Plan a weekend family breakfast and surprise the kids with pancakes or French toast!
28
Happy Chanukah! It is the Jewish festival of lights and last 8 nights..
29
Winnipeg Jets vs Arizona Coyotes
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Just 24 days until Christmas! Have you started your shopping and planning?
       

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