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October 2017

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Mini Culture Days, Sept. 29- Oct 1 at the Children's Museum
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Mini-Mondays at the Children's Museum 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Theme based activities and storytime at 11a.m. & 1p.m.
3
Now is the time to start Halloween costume shopping!
4
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Winnipeg Jets at the Bell MTS Place
5
Downtown Indoor Farmers' Market at Manitoba Hydro Place. 10 a.m.-
3 p,m.
6
Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Investors Group Field
7
Head to your local library branch with the kids and take out books and dvds all free with a library card!
8
Head to the Manitoba Museum to enjoy the wonderful galleries, the science centre and take in a Planetarium show
9
Happy Thanksgiving!
10
How are your kids doing in school? Talk to the teachers and volunteer at the school to get the inside scoop!
11
Halloween Haunt @ the Marine Museum in Selkirk October 20-22, 27-29
12
Scattered Seeds Craft Market, Oct 12- 15 at Red River Exhibition Park
13
How about a Friday family board game night? It’s a great way to spend time together talking and having fun.
14
Al Simmons at the West End Cultural Centre
15
WSO Concerts for Kids presents Scheherazade who takes her Sultan on a journey of self-discovery, experiencing the kindness...Activities at 1:00 and concert at 2:00
16
Mini-Mondays at the Children's Museum 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Theme based activities and storytime at 11a.m. & 1p.m.
17
Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Winnipeg Jets at the Bell MTS Place
18
Sunset Goose Flights Sept. 20 - October 22: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday at FortWhyte Alive
19
Astronomy Night at Oak Hammock Marsh - Migration
20
MTYP presents CIRCUS INCOGNITUS, whether it’s putting on his pants or walking across a tight rope, Jamie Adkins likes to do things the hard way, Oct. 20-29 for ages 3-12
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Family Scavenger Hunt at FortWhyte Alive, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
22
Howlin' Halloween Express on the Prairie Dog Central Railway, Oct 22, 28 & 29
23
Mini-Mondays at the Children's Museum 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Theme based activities and storytime at 11a.m. & 1p.m.
24
The Wiggles - Big Show Tour at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium in Brandon
25
Make sure you have your Halloween loot purchased but don’t open the treats until Halloween Eve.
26
Oct 28: B C Lions vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Investors Group Field
27
C4 - Central Canada Comic Con Oct. 27- 29 at RBC Convention Centre
28
The Children’s Museum hosts it’s fantastic Halloween Howl, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Call for tickets!
29
Family Fusion at the Winnipeg Art Gallery featuring Halloween Howl craft fun. 1-3 p.m.
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Mini-Mondays at the Children's Museum 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Theme based activities and storytime at 11a.m. & 1p.m.
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Happy Halloween! Stay safe and have fun trick or treating!
       

 

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Bake a batch of sugar cookies with the kids and let them frost and decorate with sprinkles. Have a milk and cookie party
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Dallas Stars vs. Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place
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Set up a family puzzle where everyone can help put it together. Puzzles teach patience and persistence.
4
Move Clocks Back one hour at Midnight
5
Visit the Manitoba Museum or the Children’s Museum today to experience the many hands on galleries!
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Mini-Mondays at the Children's Museum 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Theme based activities and storytime at 11a.m. & 1p.m.
7
Have you started your holiday gift shopping? Get to it now before the stores get too busy.
8
MTYP presents Of Mice and Morro and Jasp: Clown sisters Morro and Jasp decide to make ends meet by tackling John Steinbeck's classic tale, Nov 10-18, 2017, Ages 13+
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Make it a Friday Family Board Game Night! Make or order pizza a play games together. It is a great way to have fun and talk as a family!
10
WSO presents Music of the Mad Men Era, Nov. 10 - 12 at the Centennial Concert Hall
11
Remembrance Day
12
Take in classic holiday experience, Eaton's Fairytale Vignettes at the Children’s Museum, Nov. 12 – Jan.7
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Mini-Mondays at the Children's Museum 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Theme based activities and storytime at 11a.m. & 1p.m.
14
Arizona Coyotes vs. Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place
15
8th Annual Festive Artisans Market at Manitoba Hydro Place
16
Book you kids into holiday camps and programs during the sinter school break. There are many options for kids of all ages.
17
Buy your tickets to holiday season family shows: MTYP’s A Charlie Brown Christmas, PTE’s Munsch, RWB’s Nutcracker, MTC’s A Christmas Carol & WSO’s The Snowman.
18
Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade in Downtown Winnipeg
19
Family Fusion at the Winnipeg Art Gallery
20
Mini-Mondays at the Children's Museum 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Theme based activities and storytime at 11a.m. & 1p.m.
21
Why not start making home-made gifts for the holidays. Cookies, jams, cakes etc. Get the kids involved!
22
Time to register for January programs for your kids and family. Why not try something a new activity this winter?
23
Signatures Craft Show and Sale, Nov. 23- 26, RBC Convention Centre
24
A Christmas Carol at the Royal MTC Theatre Nov. 23 – Dec. 16, John Hirsch Mainstage
25
WSO will play the score live to the movie Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone at the Centennial Concert Hall, Nov. 25 & 26
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Head to the Manitoba Museum to check out the cool galleries, science centre and planetarium. So much to do!
27
Mini-Mondays at the Children's Museum 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Theme based activities and storytime at 11a.m. & 1p.m.
28
Head to your local library branch as a family and take out books, audio books and DVDs. Library cards are still free.
29
Time to decorate for the holidays. Get the kids involved in creating and decorating your home!
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Are you ready for the busiest month of the year? Here it comes!
  

 


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