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In light of the COVID-19 precautions...


Please call or e-mail the venue or organizers to confirm that the event you are interested in is still taking place and has not been cancelled or postponed.

Stay healthy and safe, everyone!

March 22, 2021

Happy Easter l Winnipeg Art Gallery l Forum Art Centre online Classes l St. Boniface Museum l Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy l Assiniboine Park & Zoo l Oak Hammock Marsh l Sales l Louella Lester Book Chat l Entertainment l K9 Advocates Manitoba

 May joy fill your day,
Hope light your path,
And the many blessings of Easter
warm your heart...

Wishing you a Happy Easter!!


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Winnipeg Art Gallery,
300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg, MB  R3C 1V1
204.786.6641 wag.ca
 

Bloom with a Box Fundraiser

Ordering is open until March 30
Bloom with a Box pickup dates are April 15 & 16
at the Winnipeg Art Gallery

https://www.wag.ca/event/bloom-with-a-box/


Our carefully selected floral bunch features brightly coloured tulips, silver dollar eucalyptus, and Manitoba pussy willows – just in time for spring! These flowers will be provided in separate bundles so you can craft your own bouquet! Each set of blooms comes with a curated box of local treats from Flour & Flower, and a few other goodies from the WAG.
Each bouquet and box package is $100 + taxes, with funds raised in support of the WAG.
Contact Pat at associates@wag.ca to secure yours
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March 25, 6:30 pm CT
design, art, and performances
March 26, 2021 | 6:30 pm CT
ceremony and celebratory messages

Dr. Stephen D. Borys, Director & CEO, and Dr. Ernest Cholakis, Chair of the Board of Governors, are pleased to invite you to the two-part virtual opening of   qaumajuq     ᖃᐅᒪᔪᖅ
the Inuit art centre at the  Winnipeg Art Gallery

https://www.wag.ca/event/qaumajuq/2021-03-25/

Both evenings run approximately 60 minutes.
Hosted by Stephen Borys, Julia Lafreniere, Head of Indigenous Initiatives, and Madeleine Allakariallak.
Architect: Michael Maltzan Architecture with associate Cibinel Architecture.
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March 27, 11am-10pm, March 28 - April 2, 11am-9pm

Come check out the new building for free, thanks to Canada Life!
Advanced registration is required. Limited tickets available to allow for social distancing.
Discover the 185,000-square-foot cultural campus that is WAG-Qaumajuq, including the stunning Visible Vault showcasing thousands of carvings, the inaugural exhibition INUA, and much more.
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March 27 - December 2021

Qaumajuq's inaugural exhibition is historic in itself. For the first time ever, a curatorial team represents all four regions of Inuit Nunangat: Dr. Heather Igloliorte, asinnajaq, Krista Ulujuk Zawadski, and Kablusiak. 
INUA has two meanings: spirit or life force; and an acronym for Inuit Nunangat Ungammuaktut Atautikkut, or “Inuit moving forward together”.
The show features more than 90 Inuit artists working across the Arctic and urban centres. New commissions alongside works from the WAG’s world-renowned collection of Inuit art span generations of artists.

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Forum Art Centre online art classes 


We have classes for kids, teens, and adults! Some classes are delivered by video for those that like the flexibility of creating their own schedule. Others are a blend of independent work and personal interaction with your instructor.
We also have classes that meet weekly by video chat to provide one on one mentoring. 
https://www.forumartcentre.com/product-category/online-classes/


We are putting our support and energy into our online programming and building a fabulous line up of in-person classes for the Spring Session (April) when our safe, comfortable classrooms will be waiting and ready for our artists’ return.
Want to schedule a class for you and a couple of your friends? We can arrange that too!
Email Programming Director, Shawna, and she can guide you into the right online class for your needs shawna@forumartcentre.com

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Free Admission to Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum Throughout 2021

https://www.wpgforfree.ca/2021/02/12/free-admission-to-le-musee-de-saint-boniface-museum-throughout-2021/
    
Manitoba 150 exists to shine a light on all that makes Manitoba amazing and unique – our beauty, people, cultures, and history. With support from Réseau Compassion Network, Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum – home to the world’s largest collection of Louis Riel artifacts, is offering free admission to individuals and families throughout 2021.



The Grey Nuns’ convent, Winnipeg’s oldest building, houses Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum. Built for the Grey Nuns who arrived in the Red River Colony in 1844, the structure is an outstanding example of Red River frame construction. The Museum presents an impressive collection of artifacts that reveal the lives and culture of the Francophone and Métis communities of Manitoba, including a special exhibit about Louis Riel, the “father” of Manitoba.

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Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy 

NorWest Co-op Community Health, 785 Keewatin Street Winnipeg, MB R2X 3B9 
http://www.norwestcoop.ca/    (204) 938-5900


We know that the vaccines approved for Covid 19 are mRNA type vaccines. There's lots of questions on how they work. The road we have ahead of us… is really trying to steer people towards the information that they can get that is actually factual, science-based, Michelle Kirkbride from NorWest Co-op Community Health discusses addressing vaccine hesitancy in Manitoba. We want everyone to have access to accurate information for Covid vaccines and all health information.




Check out this video from Dr Paul Offit from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8Wd-NMqvno&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2iNLsA9XYbQ2MElk2eoJMR1q2MK0G5_T4GRkUJSXjVQHRRqGv-LM2S18w




Check out Ty Guys and Dr Fauci as they debunk Covid 19 vaccine myths. 


https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=NDuaiYf8WDQ&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR0XC7sIbL9Tqoje2xLELtw5NhWRkdMKfxkGFa5Oi43_d8BLycHWN1t0cVs




Check out our interview on Global Winnipeg. 


https://globalnews.ca/video/7583136/addressing-vaccine-hesitancy-in-manitoba?fbclid=IwAR0UHSaEBQpYyPdBssZJkueHPtOOBmA8EoZIhJsLxD-LgIvId0eEYz8k1y0



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Assiniboine Park & Zoo                                       
P: 204 927 6000 | E: info@assiniboinepark.ca



https://www.assiniboinepark.ca/events


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Harry J. Enns Wetland Discovery Centre

Snow Goose Bay, Oak Hammock Marsh, MB R0C 2Z0

j_bourgeois@ducks.ca 



We appreciate your support and patience with the new guidelines and look forward to seeing you!


This month’s events:  https://www.oakhammockmarsh.ca/experience/events/



Snowshoe Rentals now available


https://www.oakhammockmarsh.ca/experience/equipment-rental/



Our Gift Shop is now online!


https://oakhammockmarsh.myshopify.com/collections/all

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Sales

April 10, 10 AM  – 3 PM

Fourth Annual WKC Whatever Sale
West Kildonan Collegiate
Free  

Event by Krysta N Pooley

Currently 68 tables of vendors, crafters, bakers, and garage sale items! Come support the West Kildonan Collegiate Zoology Club and Club Volleyball!
Book a table for $25 by dropping off cash or cheque at West Kildonan Collegiate or sending an etransfer to krystapooley@gmail.com

 
Application Link - https://forms.gle/w8wqmK4NpKXBYbmz6
A silent auction prize donation is requested from all vendors.
Doors open for vendor setup at 7:30 a.m, to be ready by 9:45am.
Food vendors must be in compliance with all Health & Safety and Food Handling standards and legislations at all times.
As this is a school club fundraiser and there will be baked goods and drinks for sale.

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April 24, 10 AM – 4 PM
Brokenhead River Community Hall, Beausejour
Event by Melissa Haywood and Ashley Garand

Price: Free
One 8 ft. table is provided and two chairs drinks will be available on site
Please email mhsrsummermarkets@hotmail.com for your application.

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MAY 1, 10 AM - 3 PM
Transcona Country Club, 2070 Dugald Rd, Winnipeg, MB R2C 3G7

MOMcon Winnipeg
Event by Trinity Events Winnipeg
Price: Free

SHOP • CONNECT • INSPIRE
Come shop for Mother's Day or treat yourself with something from one of our amazing local vendors & crafters!
Connect with other moms, find support groups, resources & programs for Moms, women, children, parenting & more!
Be inspired by local Influencers, Leaders & Inspirational Guest Speakers!
There will also be activities for the kiddies!!

To be a part of this event: trinityevents.bookings@gmail.com

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April 14, 7 PM - 10 PM

Book Chat with Louella Lester
Online Event by Manitoba Writers Guild
Price: Free 

Email manitobawritersguild3@gmail.com for the Zoom links.

Louella Lester is a writer (flash fiction, flash-CNF, poetry) and amateur photographer in Winnipeg. Her work has appeared in Grey Sparrow Journal, New Flash Fiction, Spelk, Reflex Fiction, Vallum, Prairie Fire, The Antigonish Review, CBC News Manitoba Online, and in the anthologies Gush: menstrual manifestos for our times, A Girl’s Guide to Fly Fishing, and Wrong Way Go Back. Her book, Glass Bricks, is available at McNally’s.  https://louellalester.blog

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Entertainment

May 3, 7:30 PM - 10 PM
Keystone Centre, # 1 - 1175 18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba
Tickets
www.winnipegticketfinder.com/buy-tickets/05-03-2022/zz-top/1202366.html

ZZ Top at Keystone Centre

http://www.keystonecentre.com

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May 7, 7:30 PM - 12:30 AM
The Park Theatre,  698 Osborne Street
Free
Tickets https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/local-jukebox-volume-3-tickets-97748316847?fbclid=IwAR0RxF8R6_t-kLC93LwnBwv3ZLpf7qB7QgrEQX1LaYzrOMi9H_QWMywbxRM

Local Jukebox Volume 3

It's that time of year again where the bands go head to head and take on each others songs. Its a don't miss kinda show as you will never hear this happen again. We have an all-star line up of talent and its going to be an unforgettable night.

Jd Edwards band Vs Red Moon Road
Ronnie Ladobruk and the Electrics Vs Romi Mayes
Kieran West Vs Sophie Stevens
Kevin Harrison Repay Kevin Maretz from The Village Idiots hosting the night.
It will be my birthday as well if you would like to help me celebrate.

We will have Sarah Maureen selling her art again in the lobby.

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K9 Advocates Manitoba

https://www.k9advocatesmanitoba.com/


This rescue works tireless to rescue and save animals from Northern communities. These dogs are often skin and bones living in sub-temps shivering cold sometimes with broken bones and bullet fragment injuries.
For the price of a cup of Timmies or Starbucks you can purchase straw bales which are shipped up North to provide some warmth during the cold.

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