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March 2017

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Spring Break is coming at the end of the month! Book you kids into Spring Break camps now! Check out this issue for a list of day camp programs.
2
Set up a puzzle where the whole family can participate in putting it together. Puzzles teach patience and persistence and stimulate conversation.
3
St. Louis Blues vs. Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre
4
Gimli’s 6th Annual Ice Festival - Car racing, Cooley's Playground, Sons of Lugh Re-enactment, snow sculpting, frozen fish toss, pancake breakfast, ice canoe race, storytelling, face painting, arts & crafts and more. March 4 & 5
5
Freeze Frame, International Film Festival for Kids of All Ages, March 5-12 at various venues
6
Mini Mondays at the Children's Museum are great fun for kids under 4 years old. Theme based crafts and activities that aid in dramatic play, and story time at 11am & 1pm
7
It’s a great day to bake cookies together. Let the kids decorate them with icing and sprinkles. Enjoy together
8
St. Norbert Indoor Farmer's Market today, 10am-1pm at The Eagles Club 3459 Pembina Hwy
9
Have you got your tickets to MTYPís play Baobab or WSOís Melodius Prime concert. You can enjoy these great family events together!
10
It’s Friday night board game night! Bake or order a pizza and play a classic board game as a family. Start a tradition that will provide great lifetime memories.
11
Calgary Flames vs. Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre
12
Head to the Manitoba Museum to see a real NASA moon rock, enjoy the many galleries and Lego gallery, the science centre and watch a planetarium show!
13
Mini Mondays at the Children's Museum are great fun for kids under 4 years old. Theme based crafts and activities that aid in dramatic play, and story time at 11am & 1pm
14
Check out this issue for our Summer Camp Superguide to find the perfect day or sleep away camp experience for your child.
15
Bake a batch of muffins or granola bars together. Use healthy ingredients and talk to the kids about why it is important to eat healthy foods.
16
Astronomy Night featuring Spring Constellations tonight at Oak Hammock Marsh
17
MTYP presents Baobab for children ages 4-10, March 15-26 at MTYP at The Forks
18
Take the family to your local library branch today. Get everyone a free library card to take out books, DVDs and more.
19
Minnesota Wild vs. Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre
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Mini Mondays at the Children's Museum are great fun for kids under 4 years old. Theme based crafts and activities that aid in dramatic play, and story time at 11am & 1pm
21
Philadelphia Flyers vs. Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre
22
Read a book as a family! Take turns reading at breakfast or dinner.
23
Spring Break begins this weekend! Are you ready?
24
Cottage Country's Lake & Cabin Show, March 24- 26 at Red River Exhibition Park
25
KidsFest presents Festival of Fools- Free family foolishness featuring performances, circus workshops, trapeze workshops, face painting and clowns. March 25-31 at The Forks
26
WSO Concerts for Kids presents Melodius Prime vs The Boyz of Noise! 2:00 pm, Pre-concert fun at 1:00 pm, Centennial Concert Hall
27
Mini Mondays at the Children's Museum are great fun for kids under 4 years old. Theme based crafts and activities that aid in dramatic play, and story time at 11am & 1pm
28
Family Fusion at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1-3pm. A DIY arts and crafts event featuring Spaceships & Dinosaurs
29
Yay for Spring Break! Check out our Spring Break Family Fun guide in this issue for great ideas to fill each day.
30
Family Fusion at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1-3pm. A DIY arts and crafts event featuring Easy-Peasy Beading – create a beautiful mini wall hangings
31
Head to Assiniboine Park and the Zoo to enjoy the animals indoors and outdoors. The Polar Bears are always fun to watch at Journey to Churchill!
 
April 2017

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1
1 Happy April Foolís Day!
2
The Ultimate Craft & Women's Show, April 1 & 2 at Assiniboia Downs
3
Mini Mondays at the Children's Museum are great fun for kids under 4 years old. Theme based crafts and activities that aid in dramatic play, and story time at 11am & 1pm
4
Kids are back to school after Spring Break! Time to organize those pictures and videos taken over the break!
5
Time to go through outgrown toys and gently used clothing and donate them to a worthy charity like the Salvation Army or Goodwill.
6
Winnipeg Home + Garden Show April 6-9 at the RBC Convention Centre
7
Have you registered your kids for spring sports at your community centre? Now is the time!
8
Nashville Predators vs. Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre
9
A great day to check out the Manitoba Museum for tons of fun, interesting galleries, a science centre and planetarium
10
Mini Mondays at the Children's Museum are great fun for kids under 4 years old. Theme based crafts and activities that aid in dramatic play, and story time at 11am & 1pm
11
Today is the first day of Passover, the Jewish holiday that lasts 8 days.
12
Have you got your Easter eggs painted and planned your Easter egg hunt and dinners for this weekend?
13
Peppa Pig Live at the Burton Cummings Theatre, 6:00 PM
14
Good Friday! A day to celebrate with family and friends.
15
Folk for Families, A free concert 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Millennium Library, 251 Donald St.
16
Happy Easter Sunday!
17
Mini Mondays at the Children's Museum are great fun for kids under 4 years old. Theme based crafts and activities that aid in dramatic play, and story time at 11am & 1pm
18
Consider taking a CPR and First Aid course this spring. It could save a life or help you handle an emergency.
19
MTYP presents Gretel and Hansel for ages 8+, April 19 to 29 at MTYP at The Forks;
20
Oak Hammock March presents Astronomy Night -Telescopes, 8-10 pm
21
Why not get tickets to the Winnipeg Goldeyes baseball this season? It is a really fun family experience!
22
It’s Earth Day! What can you do to help save the Earth? Reuse, Reduce and Recycle!
23
See the Harlem Globetrotters at MTS Centre
24
Mini Mondays at the Children's Museum are great fun for kids under 4 years old. Theme based crafts and activities that aid in dramatic play, and story time at 11am & 1pm
25
When was the last time you changed the batteries in your smoke detectors? Make sure they are in good working order.
26
Take the family to your local library branch today. Get everyone a free library card to take out books, DVDs and more.
27
Downtown Indoor Farmers' Market at Manitoba Hydro Place, 10am-3pm
28
Take a Friday night walk together to your local park for some active family fun playing on the swings, slide and whatever equipment is there. Take a Frisbee along
29
Summer is around the corner. Do a safety check of our backyard, your kid’s bikes, bike helmets, skateboards etc. to make sure they are in good shape!
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Come to Winnipeg Parentís 14th Family Fun & Learning Fair TODAY, 9:30-3:30 at The Caboto Centre 1055 Wilkes Ave.

         


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