May 27, 2016

Oak Hammock: Father’s Day Fun & More l McNally Robinson: June Events l Reggae l FREE Latin Night l Winnipeg Restaurant Week l Electronic Funk Night l Bearfight l Family Fun Day l Red Barn Concert l Community Art Show

phone: (204) 467-3300 or email  

June 4 - 1 to 3 p.m. 
Wader Walk
Join an interpreter for an adventure through the marsh.
Expect to get wet and bring a change of spare clothes.
Hike may be shortened or cancelled due to weather.
Workshop fee: $10 plus admission
June 19 
Father's Day Waterbug Derby - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Equipped with a net and bucket, try to catch some bugs.
Win prizes for the highest score and most unique bugs caught.
Bring dad to the Café for a special pulled pork lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  
Extra fee of $5 for non-members and $3 for members for each of the following 2 events:
Explore the marsh with Allan Webb and his horse-drawn wagon from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. 
A guided canoe adventure 
or rent your own canoe ($10 for 45 minutes)
June 25 - 10 a.m. to noon 
Photo Walk Workshop
Bring your camera and explore the many photogenic areas of the marsh. 
Dress for weather, workshop will be outside
Pre-registration / fee: $10 plus admission.
June 26 - be here 6:45 a.m. / 7 a.m. to noon 
Summer Bird Census
Helps determine which species of birds nest at the marsh. After the morning walk, a lunch will be served and prizes awarded.
Fee of $5 per participants plus admission.
Call us at (204) 467-3300 to register before June 22. 
July and August: Summer Camps for Kids
Cattail Camp: ages 5 to 7
Blackbird Camp: ages 8 to 10
Wetland Adventure Camp: ages 11 to 13

McNally Robinson: June Events 
Phone 204-475-0483  (Toll-Free 1-800561-1833)

Mike Swickis
Friday June 10, 8:00 pm

Bob Watts Trio
Saturday June 11, 8:00 pm

Burton Trio
Friday June 17, 8:00 pm

Bill Hamilton
Friday June 24, 8:00 pm

Helen White Trio
Saturday June 25, 8:00 pm

Pirate Party, June 12, 9:30 am in Prairie Ink Restaurant.
You are free to pillage our kitchen and loot our bakery. We provide the grog and the entertainment along with Swashbuckling Bacon and Buccaneer Blueberry pancakes. Tickets are $23.00 per person (plus taxes and gratuity) and must be purchased in advance at Prairie Ink Restaurant or by calling 204-975-2659.
Trevor MacDonald, June 12, 2:00 pm
Launch of Where’s the Mother: Stories from a Transgender Dad.
Trevor shares his parenting experiences on his blog,
An Evening with Carmen Aguirre, June 13, 7:00 pm
In conversation with Claudia Garcia de la Huerta and signing Mexican Hooker #1: And My Other Roles Since the Revolution.
Lindy Ledohowski & Daria Salamon, June 21, 7:00 pm 
Launch of Unbound: Ukrainian Canadians Writing Home.
Bonaventure Travel and Avalon Waterways, June 21, 7:00 pm in the Community Classroom.
Miles Macdonell Collegiate, June 22, 7:00 pm in the Atrium. 
Launch of their French language literary magazine Noir et blanc.
Joanne Kelly’s Book Club, June 28, 7:00 pm
The choice for June 2016 is Susan Barker’s The Incarnations: a Beijing taxi driver whose past incarnations haunt him. Get in touch with John at 204-453-0424, ex 227 if you have any questions.
Larry Verstraete, June 28, 7:00 pm
Launch of Dinosaurs of the Deep: Discover Prehistoric Marine Life featuring a panel discussion hosted by Terry MacLeod of The Weekend Morning Show on CBC, a three foot fossil display, and the opportunity to win Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre (CFDC) passes and digs for the whole family. 


June 17 at 8 PM - 2 AM
The Good Will - Social Club, 625 Portage, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G4

Reggae In Da' Night 
Super nice time reggae jam dance party!

DJ Girl Cherise spinning sweet Top 40 dancehall hits, MC Kaitlin Fehr & dance crew VIBETRIBE. Members of RasTamils, the Peacemakers, Rockalypso, Jah Vibes, Voice of Boom, Tony Bell, Vibesman, and more.

June 17 at 6 PM - 1 AM
Old Market Square (Jazz Festival), 274 Beverley St., Winnipeg, Manitoba

The TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival presents "Latin Night" at Old Market Square with an evening of FREE, outdoor, dance-till-you-drop performances. The line-up:
6:00 PM: Trio Bembe
7:25 PM: Marco Castillo & Brazilian Beats
8:50 PM: Combo Latino
10:15 PM: Indestructable
11:40 PM: Papa Mambo

June 17 – June 24
Downtown Winnipeg

Winnipeg Restaurant Week 2016
Partner establishments are required to offer a prix fixe menu to include 3 course lunch and/or dinner options for the event.
These menus will fall in to 3 price categories: $15.00, $25.00 or $35.00. 
Dining establishments that do not usually offer 3 course meals will offer a special 15%-25% discount throughout the 7-day event or special deal options.

June 17 at 9 PM - 3 AM
The Pyramid Cabaret, 176 Fort Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1C9
$10 Tickets  

Electronic Funk Night coming at you in a kaleidoscope of styles!
Featuring DJs: Nathan Zahn , Dave Rad, Chris Komus and The Shake 
Visual Artists: Toxic Prophecy and Paul

June 18 at 9 PM
The Cavern, 112 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 1Y5

Escape from Echo Base -

June 18 at 11 AM - 2 PM
South Transcona Community Centre,
124 Borden Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C 3L7

Family Fun Day is an annual event hosted for South Transcona families featuring bouncers, games, activities for kids, a candy scramble and more!
With hamburgers and hot dogs available to purchase during the event.

June 18, Gates open at 4:00 pm, Music at 6:00 pm
Once in a Blue Moon Gardens & Emporium, 
Road 83N, RM of Rockwood, North of Stonewall, off hwy 7, R0C 0H0
Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the gate 
Red Barn Concert 2016 will feature performances by Jeremy Proctor, Raine Hamilton, 
Rob Waddell and Elessar Thiessen. 
This is a Benefit concert held 15-20 minutes from the perimeter.

The event features local musicians from Winnipeg and surrounding areas, it’s on a farm with very loved and friendly animals, kids crafts, face painting, homegrown food and camping is available on site. As well as a bonfire that has always been filled with the sharing of music, new friends, and laughter to complete the evening. 

Each year we choose a local organization that is doing wonderful things for people in our community. This is our chance to help make a change in someone’s life while joining forces in music and arts to create a fun family experience that makes you want to come back for more each year. Together we can all make a change in someone’s life. This year, we are supporting C.O.R.E. Training - a program that gives our community a second chance. 

June 21, 3 - 5:30 pm
NorWest Co-op Community Health, 785 Keewatin Street, Winnipeg, MB  
For more information please call 201-938-5998

Join us for the opening of our first annual Community Art Show, showcasing pieces from local community artists. Select pieces will be available for purchase.

Norwest Annual General Meeting to follow.

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