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May 2019

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1
Royal Winnipeg Ballet's The Wizard Of Oz at the Centennial Concert Hall, May 1-5 at the Centennial Concert Hall
2
The Manitoba Museum presents Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out takes visitors on an anatomical safari. Adventurers will experience the intricate biology of a variety of the world’s most spectacular creatures including an octopus, horse, reindeer, bull, camel, ostrich, giraffe, as well as a human. Runs until Sept. 1
3
Envision Wolseley's Free Festival of the Arts, May 3 & 4 at Robert A Steen Community Centre, May 3: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM, May 4: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM 980 Palmerston Avenue
4
Free Prairie Comics Festival, May 4 & 5 at the Millennium Library
5
Winnipeg Parent’s Family Fun & Learning Fair TODAY! 9:30-3:30 at the Caboto Centre, 1055 Wilkes Ave
6
The Childrens Museum is the place for Mini Mondays between 10am & 2pm! Theme based activities and special story time at 11:00 and 1:00
7
Have you booked your kids into summer day camp programs? Check out our list of camps in this issue!
8
It’s time to check your kids outdoor gear to make sure it is safe. Check out bikes, bike helmets, backyard playgrounds, scooters etc.
9
Downtown Indoor Farmer's Market at City Place, 10am – 3pm, Free
10
Plan a Friday Family Board Game Night! Everyone plays a favourite game...make or order pizza, no cell phones or screens allowed. Just family togetherness and fun!
11
Science Rendezvous- EXPLORE SCIENCE IN ACTION! FREE day of fun and discovery! The U of M’s Fort Garry campus bursts open for Science Rendezvous, Canada’s largest science and engineering festival, on Saturday, May 11
12
Happy Mother’s Day! Moms want to be pampered and enjoy a day off with the family!
13
The Childrens Museum is the place for Mini Mondays between 10am & 2pm! Theme based activities and special story time at 11:00 and 1:00
14
Take the kids on a nature scavenger hunt through the neighbourhood. Make a list of things to look and check off: Spring flowers, birds, dogs and cats, different coloured cars etc.
15
Get your tickets to the Children’s Festival taking place the first weekend in June at the Forks!
16
Bake a batch of cookies together and let the kids decorate them with icing and sprinkles. Have a cookies and milk party.
17
Keycon 36 Science Fiction & Fantasy Literary Convention: science fiction, fantasy and related literary genres in any form, May 17-19 at Radisson Hotel Downtown
18
Time to plan your summer garden! Get the kids involved and plant some vegetables and flowers together as a summer project.
19
Check out the new summer experience TapeScape at the Children’s Museum – a unique play environment and creative art installation. It is an interactive indoor landscape made entirely out of plastic wrap and packing tape stretched over a huge metal frame. Runs until Sept 2nd
20
Happy Victoria Day… The first long weekend of the summer! So many great things going on in our city and province.
21
Summer doesn’t officially begin until June 21st but have a great time planning now for summer! Camps, road trips, cottage rentals, backyard BBQ’s…Yay!
22
Family Stroller Tours at the WAG allow you to engage in conversations on art with other adults while being mindful of your little ones at 11am- 12:30pm Tour included with admission; FREE for WAG members. Children 5 & under free
23
It’s time to visit the Library as a family and you can all borrow books, dvds and more! Kids who see their parents reading will develop a love of reading too!
24
Winnipeg Night Market, May 24 &25 at The Forks Market - CN Stage, 5:00 PM to 12:00 AM. 74 vendors, entertainment and fun!
25
Winnipeg Women’s Show at Red River Exhibition Place, May 24-26
26
The Children’s Hospital Foundation presents the Teddy Bear's Picnic at Assiniboine Park, 9am-5pm
27
The Childrens Museum is the place for Mini Mondays between 10am & 2pm! Theme based activities and special story time at 11:00 and 1:00
28
Gary SouthShore RailCats Vs. Winnipeg Goldeyes, May 28-30 at Shaw Park

29
Get out the bikes and go for a family bike ride this evening.
 30
June is around the corner. Have you booked your summer cottage or road trip?
 31
Edmonton Eskimos Vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers (Pre-Season Game) at Investors Group Field
 

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