December 7, 2013

Christmas Events at the Forks / FREE pictures with Santa l Christmas Concerts: Children's & FREE l Prelude to Christmas l Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Services l Back to Bethlehem l Carols and Lights l 2013 Christmas Lights Sightseeing Tours l Sons of Italy 'Christmas Eve Feast'

The Forks, 1 Forks Market Road
Contact Email   or Phone: 204-942-8898

Choir Performances please check the schedule
December 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, & 20 | Centre Court

Tower of Toys
Drop off your new, unwrapped gift at The Forks Market for the Christmas Cheer Board.

Photos with Santa
December 13 | 5pm – 8pm | Centre Court
December 7, 15, 21 & 22 | 1pm – 4pm | Centre Court
***Bring your own camera to take photos with Santa.***

Signing Santa
December 8 & 14 | 1– 4pm | Centre Court
December 20 | 6– 9pm |Centre Court
Hearing-impaired children can communicate directly to Santa in American Sign Language. 
Bring your camera to take your own photos. 

Santa Story Time
December 13 | 5pm - 8pm | Centre Court
Join Santa for some classic holiday stories.

Nativity Pageant
December 7, 5pm, 6pm & 7pm | Busker's Lookout
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: a short Nativity Pageant with live animals.

Gift Wrapping
December 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, & 22 | 1pm – 4pm | Centre Court
Add a festive flare to your gifts. Prices vary depending on the size of the package. 
All proceeds go to a local charity.

Christmas Crafts for Kids
1pm – 4pm | Centre Court
Create your own holiday craft with a different project at your fingertips each weekend.
December 7 & 8 craft is a snowy pine hanging tile.
December 14 & 15 craft is a Christmas tree door hanger with a bell.
December 21 & 22 craft is a Christmas ornament.

Anna's House Fundraiser
December 13 6pm - 9pm | December 14 9:30am - 9pm | December 15 9:30am - 4pm | Centre Court l Friends of Anna’s House Ethiopian Orphanage have new craft items to sell. 

Calvary Temple, 440 Hargrave Street    204-943-4551
December 15, 6:00 pm

The Children of One Way Street & Discovery Land sing!
We invite you to join us for this special evening at Calvary Temple!
Join us after the concert for a dessert fellowship in the Banquet Hall.

Christmas Eve Family Service  December 24, 6:00 pm 
Christmas Day Service  December 25, 9:00 a.m.
Everybody is welcome to join us!!


Christmas Stars Campaign
Make a donation in an amount of your choice for a Christmas Star in memory of a loved one
 or event. The stars will be on display during the Christmas Season.  
Contributions are accepted until December 15.
All funds go towards general operating expenses.

Prelude to Christmas Presented by:
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and Mary, Mother of the Church
Celebrate the wonder of Christmas in song and fellowship
Sun Dec 15 at 7:00 PM  45 Dalhousie Drive
We will gratefully accept any donations of non-perishables for Winnipeg Harvest

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • $25.00 + 5% GST for Adults 12 and over
  • $14.00 + 5% GST for Children 12 and under
  • Children that are three and under are "free on the knee"
  • check the website for special rates for groups
includes  residential, business, and
Dec 17 a drive through the Canad Inns Winter Wonderland display
Dec 18 a stop at the Electrical Museum to tour their All That Glows display

Starts and ends at the Travel Manitoba Explore Centre at the Forks Market.  If you have trouble 
getting around, please take the tour on Dec 17 as we do not get off the bus for the entire tour.

Tour through Winnipeg and see the many displays that make us the Christmas capital of Canada!
While listening to Christmas carols, you will see many colourful Christmas light displays.
See the Christmas Lights at the Manitoba Legislative Building and the Camels across from it. 
We'll slowly drive down Candy Cane Lane and Polar Bear Alley.

Contact Heartland Travel at (204) 989-9630 or email to book your seat or for info 
Visa, MasterCard, cash or cheque are accepted for bookings.

Elim chapel, 546 Portage Avenue
204-786-7477 or Email 
Back to Bethlehem
December 21, 4 pm to 7 pm
last tour starts at 6:30 pm
FREE EVENT l free parking

Bring your family for an interactive experience!
Talk to Mary and Joseph in the stable
Help the Wise Men find the star
Decorate a cookie in the marketplace
Visit the shepherds and their REAL sheep!!

168 Wilton Street  (204-453-5642)
Hear the readings of Christmas, sing your favourite carols, and enjoy the Christmas Spirit:
  • December 22 at 7PM – Traditional Service of Nine Lessons and Carols with readings, and carols.
  • December 24 at 5:00PM – Family Service.  A service of Eucharist especially for children – with a Christmas Play, and lots of carol singing.  Over by 6PM!
  • December 24 at 10:30PM – Eucharist.  “Midnight Mass” with choir and lots of music.
  • December 25 at 10:30AM – Eucharist.  A quiet service including a number of carols.
  • December 29 at 10:30 AM – the first Sunday after Christmas – Eucharist.
December 22 morning service   10:30 AM to 11:30 AM 
The choir offers 'Once upon a Night' - a Christmas Cantata by Pepper Choplin. 
Carol Sing at 10:15am

Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Donald & Graham        
December 22, 5 pm
December 23, 7 pm
Come and join us for an evening of Carols by candlelight.
Hot wassail and Christmas cookies
Friendship and fellowship l FREE parking 
Carols and Candles is a gift to the community during the Christmas season.

December 24, 2013  

In the spirit of giving, we are proud to present our eighth annual Sons of Italy Christmas Eve Feast
Working with our wonderful sponsors, we are able to provide a true feast on Christmas Eve for many people who might not have had an opportunity to experience a wonderful meal, pictures with Santa, music, fun, and presents-to-go.  

All Saints Church, 175 Colony Street (corner of Broadway and Osborne)
December 24  2 pm Carols & Tea
                     8 pm St. Benedict's
                    11 pm Choral Eucharist featuring chorus, strings and Charpentier.
December 25 - 11 am Eucharist and Carols

John Black United Church, 898 Henderson Highway
December 24th - 5:00 p.m.      Family Service
December 24th - 10:00 p.m. Candlelight and Holy Communion Service

December 25, 10am – 11am

St. Andrew's Anglican Church, 2700 Portage Avenue    

St. Michael and All Angels Church, 300 Hugo Street at Mulvey

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