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May 25, 2018

Father's Day at Oak Hammock Marsh l Craft Sales l Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra on Tour and at the Manitoba Museum l West End Cultural Centre Events l Dinner and a Show l Forum Art Centre’s Fresh Art Show

Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre on highway 67 between highways #7 and #8. 
For more information call (204) 467-3300 or email:
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June 2 
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre. Enjoy:
Water bug identification with Dr. Dale Wrubleski from Ducks Unlimited Canada
Live great grey owl presentation by Dr. Jim Duncan
Live entertainment by Brian Glow, Master of Illusion
A Bouncy Castle and Slide, a Live Reptile Display by Prairie Exotics, Face Painting and Crafts, and our Special Anniversary Cake!
June 3 - 7 to 9 a.m. 
Birding and Breakfast
Pre-register by May 30. 
June 9, 16 and 23 - 1 to 4 p.m. 
Photography Workshop 101
Pre-registration is required.  
June 17
Father's Day Waterbug Derby from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Bring dad to the Café for a pulled pork lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Explore the marsh with Allan Webb and his horse-drawn wagon from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
$6 non-members / $3 members for this ride.
Participate in a guided canoe adventure ($6 non-members / $3 members) 
or rent your own canoe ($15 for 45 minutes)
July and August, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily 
Summer Camps for Kids, a variety of week-long camps for kids, ages 6 to 9. 
Camp fees are $135 for members or $165 for non-members (taxes included).

Craft Sales

June 16 at 11 AM - 3:30 PM
Masonic Memorial Centre, 420 Corydon Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3L 0N8
FREE to Attend!

Crimson + Twig 2018 Market
100 % Handmade Manitoba Makers. What will be there: 
• 100 % Hand Crafted Jewelry 
• Adult, Kids, Baby: Clothing, Sleep, Foot, Outerwear
• House & Home Decor including Stain Glass and Pottery
• Cottage / Cabin / Outdoor Decor / Wood & Barn Board
• Vintage / Shabby Chic / Upcycled / Cool Country / Reclaimed / Rustic
• Essential Oils / Botanicals / Lotions & Creams - Registered with Health Canada
• Specialty Foods / Baking / Candy / Fudge / Chocolate / Honey / Preserves

June 16 – June 17,  from 9:00am - 3:00pm
D'Arcy's A.R.C. (Animal Rescue Centre), Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0M1

Join us for our annual GIGANTIC Indoor Yard Sale, Craft Sale & BBQ!
Shop with Dad on Father's Day and treat him to a free hot dog and drink!
We will have craft vendors! Interested in being a vendor please call 204-888-2266
We are accepting donations for our yard sale (no clothing please). 

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Events 
2110 - One Lombard Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0X3 

June 16 & 17
WSO in the City Pop-Up Blitz 
FREE / Various Locations / Visit for listings
Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1C3

June 19 - 7:30 pm
Community Celebration - FREE
Patrons must reserve tickets  

A fun and free community celebration presented by Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries featuring loads of amazing Winnipeg talent and the full Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. The perfectly musical summer evening.  Featuring:
Gwen Hoebig, violin
Dr. Edmund Dawe, piano
Gail Asper, soprano
Alexander Moroz, viola (Winnipeg Music Festival Aikins Memorial Trophy-winner)
Katherine Mayba, soprano (Winnipeg Music Festival Rose Bowl-winner)
Community String Ensemble, Eleanor Payne, organizer:
Violins: Carolyn Smith, Lois Thrift, Rachel Sham, Michele Hemmerling
Violas: Eleanor Payne, Corinna Nolan, Barbara Graham, Shannon Creary
Cellos: Sarah Kroeker, Clare Whitehead
La troupe jeunesse de l'Ensemble folklorique de la Rivière-Rouge:
Violins: Émilie Chartier, Gilles Crévier, River Sawchyn, Jasmine Regnier, Natalie Kathler
Bass: Marco Freynet
Guitars: Julien Guénette, Joel Rivard
Percussion: Maxime Morier-Roy, Caleb Dondo
June 20 - 8:00 pm
Tickets starting at $29.50  

The Bros. Landreth are teaming up with the WSO! Along with 67 of Manitoba’s best musicians, this unique concert features newly commissioned orchestral arrangements by Manitoban composer Chris Byman and re-imagine the Bros.’ catalogue through a symphonic lens. Featuring songs from our debut album “Let it Lie,” solo EP “Whiskey,” and brand new music from our forthcoming record. 
There will be ASL-English interpreters on stage during this concert as well as reserved seating with appropriate sight lines of the interpreters.

Our friends at Out ‘N About Travel would love to help out of towners organize a trip. 
June 27 at 7:30 PM - 10 PM
Knox United Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2M2
Tickets $10

The full WSO visits the historic Knox United, the inter-cultural church in the heart of our community, for a beautiful and light-hearted concert. Enjoy some of best acoustics in the city with the World Village Gospel Choir and WSO Principal Cellist Yuri Hooker as soloist.
Tuesdays & Thursdays Noon Hour Concerts 
June 28 - 7pm
WSO at Lyric, Assiniboine Park
June 30 - 7:30 pm 
WSO in Kenora, Lucia Melnyk Stage 
Jul 1 - 10pm 
Canada Day at The Forks Festival Stage
Manitoba Museum, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0N2   

The Manitoba Museum and the WSO are excited to present two back-to-back evenings of music celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Planetarium and the reopening of the Nonsuch Gallery on July 3 and 4.
There will be a cash bar and complimentary light appetizers will be served. 

Enjoy one evening for $25, or bundle for back-to-back evenings for $20 a ticket! Use promo code “wsomm” to save $10 on your bundle - one ticket for the Planetarium, and one ticket for the Nonsuch.

Planetarium Performance 
Nonsuch Performance 

July 3  - 7 & 8:30 pm
WSO Visits the Planetarium
Doors to the Planetarium will open 15 minutes before each performance.

The WSO will expand your horizons with a concert of shimmering celestial compositions inspired by space, time and vision. Images of the stars, the sky and the universe will elevate the sounds of the music in this unique theatre.

The Science Gallery will be open before and after each performance. Explore the gallery before and/or after the performances. 
July 4  - 7 & 8:30 pm 
WSO Celebrates the Nonsuch

The Nonsuch was built in England to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the Hudson’s Bay Company in 1970. It is considered one of the finest replicas in the world and sailed 14,000 kilometres of salt and fresh water before finding her home at the Museum in 1974. 

This year the Nonsuch Gallery is being updated with new immersive experiences, artifacts, and stories. The reopening of the Nonsuch Gallery coincides with the 350th anniversary of the voyage of the original Nonsuch to Hudson Bay in 1668.

WSO musicians will perform on the deck of the Nonsuch and around the ship in a program of water music from the pens of George Frideric Handel and other great composers!

The Museum Galleries will be open to explore before and/or after each performance. Doors to the Nonsuch Gallery will open approximately 30 minutes before each performance.

West End Cultural Centre Events
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1Z8

June 17 at 8 PM - 11 PM

Marquis Hill hones a warm, mellifluous tone on trumpet and flugelhorn with which he unravels sleek, melodic passages. Hill builds on his distinctive sound to craft arresting originals that embrace post-bop, hip-hop, R&B, and spoken word. 
After releasing four well-received albums - New Gospel (2011), Sound of the City (2012), The Poet (2013) and Modern Flows, vol. 1 (2014) - Hill won the 2014 Thelonious Trumpet Competition which led to the release of 2016’s The Way We Play, where Hill fronts a commanding ensemble, bringing his lyrically postmodern groove to jazz classics.
June 19 at 8 PM - 11 PM

Lido Pimienta is a Toronto-based, Colombian-born interdisciplinary musician and artist-curator. Lido's latest LP, La Papessa (2016), charts an evolution from her debut LP, Color (2010), an album full of colorful landscapes. Winner of the 2017 Polaris Music Prize, La Papessa describes how Lido has found her independence as a woman and as an artist who refuses to fit notions of what a pop Latina artist ought to be. 

Influenced by the desert of Columbia to the bustling cityscape of Toronto, La Papessa takes listeners on a musical journey from traditional Afro-Colombian percussion to global bass and darker avant-garde electronic sounds. 

Dinner and a Show, with meal by Chef Ben Kramer 
at Kitchen Sync, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2J3

June 19 - Erin Propp & Larry Roy

Singer-songwriter Erin Propp and jazz guitarist Larry Roy create works that are at once deeply personal and achingly relatable. Erin and Larry won Best Jazz Album of the Year at the 2013 Western Canadian Music Awards for their debut album, Courage, My Love, which was also nominated for the Juno Award for Vocal Jazz Album of the Year in 2014. Erin’s distinct voice and Larry’s precision on the guitar come together to create songs and performances that “are thoughtful, seamlessly arranged, and inventive while being accessible” (Juno Awards).
June 20 - Ellen Doty

Ellen Doty is a soulful Canadian vocalist and songwriter with a world-class voice. Doty’s first album, Gold, a more traditional-sounding pop-jazz album, was released in 2014 and reached the top 10 on several college radio charts in Canada. Doty’s sophomore album, Come Fall, seeks to strip the music down to its bare bones. No bass. No background vocals. Just piano, voice, and drums. The mixture of pop, jazz, soul, folk, and indie music is a sound that is undoubtedly hers.
June 21 - Allison Au

Allison Au is an award-winning saxophonist, composer and arranger. Growing up in Toronto, she was captivated by the unhinged freedom of jazz, which, in combination with elements of classical, pop, hip hop and Latin music, influences Au’s soulful sound today. Leader of the Allison Au Quartet, Au’s debut album, The Sky Was Pale Blue, Then Grey earned a Juno nomination in 2013, and her sophomore album Forest Grove won the Juno For Best Jazz Album of the Year: Group in 2016.
June 22 - Robi Botos

From hard bop to swing and heartfelt melodic expression, Robi Botos has managed to master technique, while showcasing his musical expressions in a unique voice. Born in Hungary, Robi, a trained pianist, moved to Canada at age 20. He released his sophmore album, Movin’ Forward, in 2015, which won the 2016 Juno for Solo Jazz Album of the Year.

His 2018 album, Old Soul, sees Robi venturing into a number of different genres (jazz, funk, soul, and gospel), and playing a number of different instruments, including the Harpejji. Old Soul pays tribute to his homeland, with visions of his childhood neighbourhood. 
June 23 - George Colligan

George Colligan is a New York-based pianist, organist, drummer, trumpeter, teacher, and bandleader. An award-winning composer and player, Colligan is highly in demand as a sideman, having worked with players both on the bandstand and in recording sessions.

He has released 24 recordings full of his intelligent writing and impressive technique, with his latest, The Endless Mysteries, released in 2013. Colligan’s musical style showcases both his technique and restraint, incorporating everything from showtunes, to funk, free improvisation, and 20th-century classical music.

June 21 & 22 – 5 to 9 pm
June 23 & 24 – 10 am to 4 pm
Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street in Coronation Park, St. Boniface or 204-235-1069
Free admission, free parking, wheelchair access, strollers welcome

A celebration of Everything Art – 2018 Fresh Art Show 
Many unique Original styles of art, giclee prints, art cards, foot square paintings
Raffle draws – 50/50 & player’s choice
Art demonstrations every day. Choose your favourite piece in our People’s Choice Award! 

Enjoy Live Music Friday at 6 for Opening reception.
Get your Free Caricature done by artist Jon Ljungberg from 1 – 3 on Saturday. 
Weekend Art Demonstrations:  
Thursday, June 21        
  7 – 9    Acrylic by Glenn Penner
Friday, June 22              
  5 – 7    Watercolour & Ink by Linda Olzewski /  Silk Painting by Kristina Kauss
  7 – 9    Watercolour by Garth Palanuk
Saturday, June 23          
12 – 2    Watercolour by Garth Palanuk
12 – 4    Mixed Media by Glenna Evans
Sunday, June 24             
12 – 2    Mixed Media by Ed Dumanski
12 – 2:30   Clay Sculpture by Bob Dann
  2 – 4    Acrylic by Allan Courtney / Watercolour by Joel Novek

Grab a bite at one of our local restaurants such as: Pasquale’s, Mrs. Mikes, and The Wood Tavern & Grill in the Norwood Hotel.

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