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November 26, 2013

Oak Hammock Marsh December Events & Christmas Bird Count l SEW classes

Winter Bird Workshop   December 15 - 1 to 3 p.m. 
Pre-register by December 10 - $5 plus admission
Winter bird workshop hosted by Paula Grieef, our Resident Naturalist. 
Did you know that only 10% of Manitoba birds will stay here for the winter?  
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Christmas Bird Count  December 14 
Pre-register by December 12 - The fee is regular admission to the Centre 
This event takes place all over North America and more than 50,000 observers participate. You could be one of them! 
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Autographed Jets Jersey Auction 
Bidding on autographed Zac Bogosian Jets Jersey closes on December 13  
Are you looking for a perfect Christmas gift idea for a Winnipeg Jets fan?
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Candy Cane Tea December 15 - 1 to 3 p.m. 
Pre-registration is required - $12 per person 
Enjoy specialty Holiday teas and coffees along with fancy sandwiches and dainties. 
Take part in the Snowflake Raffle to win some great prizes and participate in fun games. 
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Astronomy Night - Winter Constellation
December 19 - 7 p.m. 
An indoor presentation in the comfort of our multimedia theatre. Following the presentation, test your skills on the Interpretive Centre rooftop observation deck.
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Winter Camp for Kids
December 27 & 30 and January 2 & 3 
For ages 6 to 9. Runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
Activities may include snowshoeing, bannock baking, winter games and more. 
This camp has both indoor and outdoor components.
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Kids Nature Craft Club
December 28 - 1 p.m. 
Pre-registration is recommended - Workshop fee is $5 plus admission. 
Learn what our feathered friends eat during the winter. 
Create some fun art work with various bird seeds. 
The craft is most appropriate for children ages 5 to 10.  
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New Trees at the Marsh
The marsh will offer a wider variety of perching and nesting for many birds next spring.
Oak Hammock's new program, A Bird in the Hand, has officially been chosen as a Canadian Signature Experience by the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC). The new program combines a hands-on songbird banding experience with a canoe excursion in the marsh.

The Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre is located on highway 67 between highways #7 and #8. For more information call (204) 467-3300  Jacques Bourgeois

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Sewing and Embroidery Warehouse, 15 Keith Rd
Phone: 632-7200 or email
Reserve your seat  $10/Session and you will receive a $10 store credit.

December 6 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm
The new PR655E: the drop light feature, placement, new shoe hoop
Demonstrations will be given by Gabriele Fazekas

December 7 from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm 
Maryann Akers will be demonstrating the VM6200D or “Dreamweaver XE”

December 7 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm 
Maryann will be showing us the Scan N’ Cut, 300 DPI built-in Scanner. 

It scans an image, photo or sketch, and then cuts the shapes you want. 

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