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October 2018

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Saturday
  1
Take the family to Lights of the North - Chinese Lantern Light Festival on until October 14 at Red River Exhibition Park
2
Build your own castle at Castle Builder at the Children’s Museum running until Oct 21st
3
Cirque du Soleil Crystal comes to the Bell MTS Centre, Oct 3 -7
4
Sunset Goose Flights at Fort Whyte running until Oct 21st. Watch the sky speak as thousands of geese land after sunset in this breathtaking display and roast marshmallows around the bonfire too
5
Make tonight a Friday Family Board Game night! Make or order pizza and pull out a game that everyone can play!
6
Haunted Park After Dark in Spruce Woods Provincial Park, hike, wagon rides, crafts etc, 6PM to 9PM
7
Visit the Manitoba Museum to take in the Hockey: The Stories Behind Our Passion exhibit as well as all of galleries, planetarium and science centre
8
Happy Thanksgiving!
9
Los Angeles Kings vs. Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place
10
City of Ghosts Bus Tour, Oct 10, 16 & 23 starting at Via Rail Train Station, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM. Suitable for ages 8 and up
11
Coming on Oct. 13th Folk for Families concert at the Millennium Library at 2 PM
12
MTYP presents Comet in Moominland - a miniature universe of mysterious forests, magical caves and sailing seas come to life for ages 5+, Oct 12-28
13
Dracula Unearthed! Revamped at the Dalnavert Museum, October 11- 28; This is an 18+ exhibit
14
Family Orienteering Adventure today at FortWhyte Alive, all day event
15
Take your toddler to Mini Monday at the Children’s Museum 10AM- 2PM. Theme based fun and story time at 11am and 1pm. Free with admission
16
Halloween is just 2 weeks away. Are you prepared with kids costumes and treats for evening? So much less stress when you are organized!
17
Take a ride on the PDC Railway - Howlin' Halloween Express, Oct. 14, 21, 28
18
Have you seen the Xtreme BUGS at Assiniboine Park Zoo? The giant animatronic bugs exhibit will end on October 31
19
Get your tickets to The Wiggles - Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle Tour, Oct. 21, 12:30, 3:30 & 6:30 at Burton Cummings Theatre
20
Arizona Coyotes vs. Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place
21
WSO presents Disney in Concert: A Silly Symphony Celebration at the Centennial Concert Hall. Pre-concert activities at 1PM, Concert at 2PM
22
Take your toddler to Mini Monday at the Children’s Museum 10AM- 2PM. Theme based fun and story time at 11AM and 1PM. Free with admission
23
John Mellencamp - Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Tour tonight at Bell MTS Place
24
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place
25
How are your kids doing in school so far? If they are struggling, talk to the teacher, the guidance counsellor and the principal to find ways to help.
26
Calgary Stampeders vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Investors Group Field
27
Halloween Howl at the Children’s Museum - a fangtastic family event with spooktacular activities, creepy crafts, and ghoulish fun, 6-9 PM
28
Family Fusion at the Winnipeg Art Gallery is a DIY arts and crafts event featuring Promenade à Paris, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
29
Take your toddler to Mini Monday at the Children’s Museum 10AM- 2PM. Theme based fun and story time at 11AM and 1PM. Free with admission
30
If you haven’t decorated for Halloween yet…now is the time! Tomorrow night is the big evening of fun that kids look forward to every year!
31
Happy Halloween!
     




November 2018

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    1
Have you checked to make sure your children’s snow suits and boots still fit? Mitts and scarves? Winter is around the corner so be ready!
2
MTYP presents STILL/FALLING, a play for ages 13+, Nov 2-4. A realistic, honest and bitingly funny look at the difference between ‘teen angst’ and mental illness and the ways vulnerable kids can start to find their way out of the dark
3
Daylight Savings Time! It’s time to turn the clock back an hour at midnight.
4
Harlem Globetrotters tonight at Bell MTS Place
5
Take your toddler to Mini Monday at the Children’s Museum 10AM- 2PM. Theme based fun and story time at 11AM and 1PM. Free with admission
6
Get your tickets NOW to WSO’s Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert. The WSO plays the score live while your family watches the movie! Dec 1 & 2 at the Centennial Concert Hall
7
Set up a puzzle in your family room and let the kids put it together. Puzzles teach patience and persistence and it is something you can work on together.
8
Grand Rapids Griffins vs. Manitoba Moose, Nov 8 & 10 at Bell MTS Place
9
Have you organized your summer pictures yet? Get them off of your phone and stored on a hard drive or flash drive for safe keeping and organizing.
10
Visit the Manitoba Museum to take in the Hockey: The Stories Behind Our Passion exhibit as well as all of galleries, planetarium and science centre.
11
Remembrance Day - take the time to talk to your kids about the meaning of this special day.
12
It’s always a good time to clean out closets and donate gently used toys, clothing and household items to a worth charity like the Salvation Army and Good Will!
13
Visit your local library branch as a family to take out books, dvds and more! Library cards are always free.
14
Washington Capitals vs. Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place
15
Yes it’s time to decorate for the holidays! Let the kids help and work on holiday decoration projects together.
16
Buffalo Sabres vs. Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place
17
They’re Back! Eaton's Fairytale Vignettes on display at the Children's Museum until Jan. 6/19
18
Visit the Manitoba Museum to take in the Hockey: The Stories Behind Our Passion exhibit as well as all of galleries, planetarium and science centre
19
Take your toddler to Mini Monday at the Children’s Museum 10AM- 2PM. Theme based fun and story time at 11AM and 1PM. Free with admission
20
Get your holiday shopping done now to avoid the December crowds. You will be relieved if you get it done early
21
Signatures Craft Show and Sale, Nov. 22 – 25 at RBC Convention Centre
22
Downtown Indoor Farmer's Market today at City Place.
23
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker at Burton Cummings Theatre
24
Iowa Wild vs. Manitoba Moose, Nov 23 & 24 at Bell MTS Place
25
Head to the Zoo today and check out the wonderful indoor and outdoor exhibits. A great place for a family walk among the animals!
26
Take your toddler to Mini Monday at the Children’s Museum 10AM- 2PM. Theme based fun and story time at 11AM and 1PM. Free with admission
27
Head to the dollar store to pick up decorating supplies for the holidays. It’s amazing what you can find for just a few dollars!
28
Start baking now if you plan to make homemade gifts for the holidays. There are many great ideas online and the kids can get involved helping you with baking, packaging and cards to friends and family.
29
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place
30
Are you ready for a busy December? Here it comes like a freight train! Start your shopping and partying engines!


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