October 1, 2015

Oak Hammock: Migration Concert, Birdseed Sale & more! l UMFM Pledge-O-Rama l Selci l Mama Cutsworth’s Graduation & Family Parties l Michael Rault l Craig Street Cats’ BBQ & Black Cat Ball l Jade Hullen l WFPS Half Marathon

Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre Events
Call (204) 467-3300 or email  Jacques Bourgeois
Horse-drawn wagon ride: $3 for members and $5 for non-members (forty-five minute ride)

October 3 & 4
Migration Festival

See thousands of birds using the marsh in preparation for their long journey south. 

Participate in the Migration Medallist Challenge & Giveaways on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. 

Meet the Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries IMPACT Ambassadors:
Janine Stephens, 2012 Olympic Silver Medallist, Rowing
Jared Funk, 3 time Paralympic Medallist, Wheelchair Rugby
Josh Wytinck, Professional Golfer

They will be giving away binoculars, bird seeds, plants and medals for all participants. 
Learn about songbird banding with Resident Naturalist, Paula Grieef, from 12 to 4 p.m. 
Explore the marsh by horse-drawn wagon rides this weekend from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Stay for the nightly fly-in of the geese from the rooftop observation deck!
October 10 to 12
Thanksgiving Birdseed Sale

Stock up on birdseeds, or make you very own pine cone bird-feeder.
Horse-drawn wagon ride with Allan Webb on Sun. and Mon. from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. 
October 15 - 7 p.m.
Astronomy Night - Migration

The sun goes down earlier and the nights are still relatively warm.
October 18 - 10 a.m. 
Hike the Dyke

Join an interpreter for a guided hike to the lesser seen parts of the marsh. Expect tall plants, insects and other obstacles. Proper walking footwear, clothing and water are a must. No facilities (benches, washrooms, shade) along the outer trails.
Workshop fee: $10 plus admission
October 25 - The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. 
Migration Farewell Concert by the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra. 

Wine and cheese will be served during intermission.
$25.00 for members / $30.00 for non-members.
Call (204) 467- 3300 to reserve your seat today!
October 31 - 1 to 3 p.m. 
Pumpkin and Gourd Decorating Workshop

Pumpkins, gourds and all supplies included.
Fee is $10 per person and pre-registration required.

The Good Will - Social Club, 625 Portage, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G4

October 15, 9:00 pm
 $12 Tickets
UMFM Pledge-O-Rama Kick-Off: 
Ben Caplan & The Casual Smokers, Heartbeat City & astre

The music Ben Caplan makes with his band the Casual Smokers harkens back to the grittier side of soul music. Joined by locals Heartbeat City and astre, this is a special show for a special cause as UMFM kicks off its annual pledge drive with a goal of raising $32,000 from October 16th to 23rd. 
Pre-pledges of $25 and over will get you a reduced rate of $5 at the door 
so visit to make a contribution and get more information on Pledge-o-Rama 2015.
October 16, 9:00 pm   18+
$10 @ the door  Cassettes, digital downloads and merchandise for sale 

Selci is releasing her debut album Earth Person. Selci creates multi-dimensional beats teamed up with a looper, analog keyboard, synth and the stars. Her voice floats through clouds and rains into your soul.

Ingrid Gatin - Ingrid + Ryan play with looped violin, guitar, and beats with Ingrid's vocals, accordion, and keyboard. 
Envoy - Daniel Caneda is a beatmaker/producer based in Winnipeg. His style of music ranges from Motown soul to 90's hip hop and modern electronic music. 
Dj’s: We Are The Gremlins (WATG STEVE) & G-ma Feelgood
Special guests: Yofidelic, FC Coconut, Nereo II, Gabriela Cardenas, Lucas Redekop
October 17, 9:00 pm - 2 am
$5 at the door
Followed by a dance party with Mama Cutsworth!
Mama Cutsworth is proud to present the fifth-ever graduation dance party!
In 2012, Winnipeg's Mama Cutsworth started her DJ Academy for All Women, a welcoming space that teaches women the basic skills and confidence it takes to become a professional DJ. Since it began, it has seen over 60 students graduate from the program. After each season of classes, the brand new group of DJs play their first-ever gig for a live audience. 
Think of it as music recital with a heck of a lot more dancing and drinks.

Mama Cutsworth's DJ Academy for All Women welcomes cis, trans, non-binary, two-spirited and any self-identified women to learn how to DJ.
October 18, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mama Cutsworth's Family Dance Party!
$5 per person, babes in arms are free
Are you tired of being a small child that can't go out late at night and dance to Mama Cutsworth's DJ sets? Do you feel like listening to music other than lullabies or the theme song from Frozen?
Good news, kids of Winnipeg, your wait is over!
Featuring music your moms and dads will enjoy, like Prince, Elvis Costello, The Go-Gos and Stevie Wonder, all played at reasonable volume levels!
Every child MUST attend with their parent or legal guardian.
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks available, including juice, fancy coffees and tea!
October 20, 7:00 pm Show 8:00 pm
$10 available The Good Will, Music Trader, and 18+ w/ valid ID

Michael Rault (Burger Records) is a Toronto based singer, guitarist and songwriter fronting his own band. An era-defying mischievousness defines his synthesis of jukebox R’n’B, and acid psych.

Slow Spirit - valiant ambassadors of a sophisticated future, their melodious, pop-paced songs are injected with a thoughtfulness found in classical and jazz. 

Brady Allard records a lot of music at home, then decided he wants a band, and The Brady Allard Band is born.

Craig Street Cats, 16-1421 St. James St., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0Y9

Join Craig Street Cats for their annual 3 day Feral Cat Day Festivities!
Friday, Oct 16, 5 pm to 8 pm, at our adoption centre
Barbeque, Bake Sale and Open House

Saturday, Oct 17, cocktails 5:30 dinner 6:30
Black Cat Ball at Viscount Gort Hotel
tickets $50 each

Sunday, Oct. 18, 1 to 5 pm, at our adoption centre
Shelter Building Workshop

October 17, 2:00 pm
Neechi Niche, 865 Main St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W3N9
Brave New World artist talk and reception  with Metis artist Jade Hullen.

Jade is an emerging artist who uses paint as medicine to heal the spirit and soul. Expressing her truths on the canvas in imagery filled with colour and fantastical elements.

October 18, 8:00 am
Canadian Mennonite University, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 2N2

The Half Marathon, 10k, 5k will all start and finish at the Canadian Mennonite University North Campus, located at the intersection of Shaftesbury Boulevard and Grant Avenue.

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