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April 2021

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Monday

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Everyone is invited to check out Qaumajuq for free, made possible by Canada Life! March 27 – April 2 at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. It is an innovative new museum dedicated to Inuit art and culture, led by Inuit voices.
2
Good Friday. Itís a good day to reach out to friends and family by phone or video chats to say hello and Happy Easter!
3
Its time to relax and enjoy your family with virtual dinners and get togethers for Easter.
4
Happy Easter!

It will be a quiet day as we celebrate with immediate family only
5
Easter Monday. Kids head back to school today! Send a special treat and note with their lunch to surprise them.
6
Summer Camps are registering now so check them out if you want your kids to go to camp.
7
Make today a library day! You can put books on hold online and pick them up at your local branch.
8
Cheer on the Winnipeg Jets vs the Montreal Canadians tonight on TV!
9
Have a Friday family game night and focus on having fun! No screens allowed!
10
Visit the Manitoba Museum and check out their beautiful new Prairies Gallery, the Non- Such, the Planetarium and so much more!
11
The Zoo at Assiniboine Park is open and a great place to take the family to see the animals. Can you spot any new babies?
12
Winnipeg Jets vs Ottawa Senators tonight on TV tonight.
13
Ramadan is a holy month of fasting, introspection and prayer for Muslims.
14
Bake a batch of cookies or cupcakes with the kids and let them decorate them.
15
Winnipeg Jets vs Toronto Maple Leafs on TV tonight.
16
It’s Friday family game night. Plan a fun evening playing board, video or virtual games with family!
17
Why not take the family to see the new Inuit Art Centre at the Winnipeg Art Gallery! It is a spectacular world class addition to our city.
18
Take your family to The Forks for a walk around this beautiful place. You can eat together safely at the Forks Market too.
19
Visit one of our wonderful nature centres today: Fort Whyte and Oak Hammock Marsh are amazing places to walk, learn and have an adventure.
20
Time to de-clutter closets or drawers and donated gently used clothes and household items to a worthy charity.
21
Winnipeg Jets vs Toronto Maple Leafs on TV tonight.
22
Earth Day! Take the family to the Forks and be a tourist in your own city! Walk, play, shop and eat!
23
Did you know there is a new River Heights library that just opened on March 29th? It is Grant Avenue in front of the Pan Am Pool!
24
Visit Fort Whyte or Oak Hammock Marsh and enjoy our beautiful nature centres offering walking trails and more.
25
The Children’s Museum is hoping to be open this month! Visit their website before you go!
26
Winnipeg Jets vs Edmonton Oilers on TV tonight! !
27
If you are planning to rent a cottage or cabin this summer, book it now!
28
Visit St. Norbert Farmers Market to pick up some great local products. Farmer’s Markets will be opening throughout the city soon.
29
Get out your bikes and bike helmets to make sure they are in good shape.
30
Almost time to plan your summer fun. We are all hoping for an early and warm summer.
 


May 2021

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1
It’s garden planning time so enjoy a visit to your local garden centre. It’s too early to plant but you can plan out your garden now!
2
Why not consider adding a furry family member. Spring is a great time to adopt from a rescue or the Humane Society.
3
Set up a puzzle for the whole family to tackle! Puzzles teach patience and persistence.
4
Do you love baseball? Hopefully, the Winnipeg Goldeyes will be able to play at home this year. Season opener is booked for May 21. Check out their website for details.
5
Winnipeg Jets vs Ottawa Senators tonight on TV! Maybe by now some fans will be able to attend a game.
6
Find fresh and local vegetables and fruits, baking, preserves, meat, fish, cheese, crafts, jewelry and more at this year-round Farmers’ Market 10am -2:30pm at Cityplace (333 St. Mary Ave)
7
Some camps will be running this summer so check out our list in this issue and book the kids in for summer fun!
8
Winnipeg Jets final game of the season before playoffs vs Ottawa Senators. Go Jets Go!
9
Happy Mother’s Day!

Make Mom the queen today!
10
The Children’s Museum hosts theme-based Mini-Monday activities for toddlers and their caregivers.
11
Have you registered your kids for spring and summer sports leagues? Soccer, baseball, roller hockey etc are great fun to keep kids active.
12
Why not take the kids to climb the walls in one of our city’s 2 wall climbing gyms….Vertical Adventures or The Hive are fun for the whole family.
13
Get the bikes out and go for a spring ride in your neighbourhood.
14
Let the kids plan and make dinner tonight. Teaching them valuable meal planning skills is fun and builds confidence.
15
Take the kids Bowling, Roller Skating or to try Archery in one of our fun family destinations.
16
Visit the Manitoba Electrical Museum to learn about the evolution of electricity.
17
The Children’s Museum hosts theme-based Mini-Monday activities for toddlers and their caregivers..
18
How about making it Taco Tuesday? Set up all the ingredients and let your kids build their own tacos. A fun and easy family dinner night.
19
Bake a batch of muffins with your kids. Even the youngest can help put ingredients in the bowl and mix. Make it fun and educational.
20
Find fresh and local vegetables and fruits, baking, preserves, meat, fish, cheese, crafts, jewelry and more at this year-round Farmers’ Market 10am -2:30pm at Cityplace,333 St. Mary Ave.
21
Winnipeg Goldeyes season opener at Shaw Park if allowed to play at home.
22
Visit the Manitoba Museum and enjoy the new Prairies Gallery, the many other galleries and the planetarium.
23
It’s a long weekend. Head to Gimli, Winnipeg Beach or the Whiteshell for day out of the city. If the weather is nice…go to the beach!
24
Victoria Day! Plan a day of fun for your family including a picnic in the park or backyard BBQ.
25
It’s a good time to plant your vegetable garden. Get the kids involved and make it a summer family project.
26
Take the family for a walk to a new park just outside of Winnipeg. Have you visited Birdshill Park, Beaudry Park or Labarriere Park… all very beautiful walks in nature.
27
Surprise your family by placing jokes and nice messages in their lunches today! They will love it!
28
Friday night is games and pizza night! It is a great opportunity to put away screens and just talk and play!
29
Open Doors Winnipeg celebrates the heritage, history & culture of our great city. Explore Winnipeg's past though buildings not normally open to the public. Volunteers will offer guided tours. Online registration opens Friday, May 21st
30
Head to the Zoo at Assiniboine Park and check out the new Aunt Sally’s Farm area along with all of the other wonderful animals
31
Here comes June! Are you ready for summer?
         


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