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?  
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! 
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?
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. 
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.
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.
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.  
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

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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