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Family Fun Calendar

December 2019

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Zoo Lights Festival runs until January 5 at Assiniboine Park & Zoo featuring thousands of lights, entertainment and craft market
2
Take your toddler to Mini-Monday at the Children’s Museum. Theme based fun between 10 A.M. and 2 P.M. Storytime at 11 A.M. and 1 P.M.
3
Canad Inns Winter Wonderland runs until Jan 4 at Red River Exhibition Park. Drive through light exhibition
4
The Children’s Museum hosts the Eaton's Fairytale Vignettes, a must see Winnipeg tradition from Nov 16- Jan 5
5
Downtown Indoor Farmer's Market today at City Place, 10:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.
6
MTYP presents A Year with Frog and Toad for ages 3 & up, Dec 6 – 29. A Year with Frog and Toad follows two friends whose friendship endures throughout the seasons
7
Chicago Wolves vs. Manitoba Moose at Bell MTS Place, Dec 6 & 7
8
Anaheim Ducks vs. Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place
9
Take your toddler to Mini-Monday at the Children’s Museum. Theme based fun between 10 A.M. and 2 P.M. Storytime at 11 A.M. and 1 P.M.
10
Book your kids into winter break camps and programs now.
11
Have you started your holiday shopping or are you finished? Get on it if you are not!
12
All That Glows: Then and Now Holiday Lights history runs until Jan 4, Tues-Sat at Manitoba Electrical Museum
13
Volunteer as a family at the Christmas Cheer Board, local soup kitchen, church or synagogue. Teach your kids about caring for others!
14
Breakfast With Santa at FortWhyte Alive, 10 A.M. -1 P.M.
15
Breakfast With the Bears at Assiniboine Zoo, Breakfast from 9 A.M.-11 A.M. with Polar bear Zoo Chat: 10:30 A.M.
16
Christmas Lights Tours, December 17-20, 6:30 P.M. to 9:30 P.M.
17
Carolina Hurricanes Vs. Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place
18
PTE presents their holiday Robert Munsch show, The Paperbag Princess, Dec 19 - Jan 5 at PTE, 3rd floor Portage Place
19
Astronomy Night at Oak Hammock Marsh – Learn about the Winter Constellations, 7-10 P.M.
20
Last Day of School! Are you ready for winter break?
21
First day of Winter Break! So much to do over the holidays.
22
Happy Hannukah to our Jewish families!
23
Take in a family play or concert over the holidays. Some great ideas in this calendar!
24
Christmas Eve! Last Shopping Day then everything slows down.
25
Merry Christmas!
26
Boxing Day! Shop until your drop or not…that is the question?
27
Old School Family Fun! Take out a puzzle and let the whole family try to put it together. Puzzles teach patience and persistence.
28
Old School Family Fun! Take out a puzzle and let the whole family try to put it together. Puzzles teach patience and persistence.
29
Plan a family & friends New Year’s Eve. Celebration to say goodbye to this decade and hello to the next!
 30
A great day to visit one of our city’s great museums with the kids! The Manitoba Museum and Children’s Museum are great choices! So much to see and do!
 31
Tonight is New Year’s Eve! Time to celebrate!
       

 

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Happy New Year! It’s 2020… Wow!
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Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Winnipeg Jets @Bell MTS Place
3
AHL Hockey - Colorado Eagles vs. Manitoba Moose Bell MTS Place Jan 3 & 4
4
PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure, Jan 4 & Jan 5 at Centennial Concert Hall
5
Harlem Globetrotters at Bell MTS Place today
6
Take your toddler to Mini-Monday at the Children’s Museum. Theme based fun between 10 A.M. and 2 P.M. Storytime at 11 A.M. and 1 P.M.
7
Join a family recreation centre together to go swimming or participate in recreation programs together..
8
If you are planning a spring break holiday, get on the planning now!
9
Set up a puzzle for the whole family to work on together. Puzzles take patience and persistence!
10
Backwoods Full Moon Snowshoe Hike, 7:00 P.M. at FortWhyte Alive. Snowshoe under the stars, bonfire and hot chocolate! For ages 12 & up. Pre-registration required
11
Frozen in Time, family musical at Burton Cummings Theatre, 11:00 A.M. & 2:00 P.M.
12
Nashville Predators Vs. Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place
13
Take y our toddler to Mini-Monday at the Children’s Museum. Theme based fun between 10 A.M. and 2 P.M. Storytime at 11 A.M. and 1 P.M.
14
Make dinner with the kids tonight. Keep it simple like pizza or tacos and let your kids help prepare, cook and serve. Teaching young children to cook is an essential life skill!
15
Belleville Senators Vs. Manitoba Moose, Jan 13 & 15 at Bell MTS Place
16
Astronomy Night at Oak Hammock Marsh, 7 to 10 P.M. Learn about the important astronomical events of 2020!.
17
Make it a family board game night! Play a game that everyone will enjoy together. Order or make pizza, play and talk about the week!
18
Have you organized your holiday pictures? Get them off of your phone and onto your computer so they don’t get lost or deleted.
19
"Al" and the Wolf: Al Simmons in concert with the WSO, 2:00 P.M. at the Centennial Concert Hall
20
Take your toddler to Mini-Monday at the Children’s Museum. Theme based fun between 10 A.M. and 2 P.M. Storytime at 11 A.M. and 1 P.M.
21
Go through your kids’ clothes and toys and donated gently used, outgrown items to a worthy charity. It feels good to declutter and give to others!
22
Head to your local library branch and take out books, DVDs and more, all free with a library card. Take time as a family to read together!
23
How are your kids doing in school now that they are back after winter break? Check with their teachers to find out.
24
Why not make dinner together as a family tonight? Watch a classic movie after dinner too!
25
St. Norbert Winter Farmers' Market in St. Norbert, 10 A.M. - 2 P.M.
26
Monster Jam Triple Threat Series, Jan 25 & 26 at Bell MTS Place
27
Take your toddler to Mini-Monday at the Children’s Museum. Theme based fun between 10 A.M. and 2 P.M. Storytime at 11 A.M. and 1 P.M.
28
It’s a great day to get outside after dinner and go for a winter walk as a family!
29
Build a sofa fort with the kids and cover with sheets as the roof. Let the kids do homework in their fort this evening.
 30
MTYP presents New Owner- a play about a puppy named Bernie and Mable a lonely widow. For ages 8 & up, Jan 30-Feb 2
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Boston Bruins Vs. Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place
  

 


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