Category | Local Events & Activities

Wrench's cycle of giving

Support the WRENCH’s Cycle of Giving

“I’m dreaming of a Bike Christmas” Hundreds of kids will receive bikes this Christmas thanks to generous donors and volunteers taking part in a 24-hour bike-repair marathon conducted by the WRENCH — Winnipeg Repair, Education and Cycling Hub. From noon, Saturday December 6 to noon, Sunday December 7, the Orioles Community Centre at 448 Burnell […]

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The Sherbrook Street Festival — celebrating 10 years

Sherbrook Street Festival — Celebrating 10 Years West Broadway

On Saturday, September 6, Assiniboine’s West Broadway Branch participated in the biggest community event  in their area — The Sherbrook Street Festival. This annual festival — in its 10th year — celebrates the West Broadway community and all the people who live and work in the neighborhood. Celebrations were held on Sherbrook Street between Wolseley and Westminster Avenue, with tables set up along […]

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Manitoba Children’s Museum Presents TapeScape

Is it science, engineering, art, or just a whole load of fun? TapeScape is an interactive indoor landscape made entirely from plastic wrap and packing tape stretched over a huge metal frame. Designed by artist Eric Lennartson, this installation has been a big hit at children’s museums in the US and is making its first […]

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Agassiz Music International Cello Festival

Agassiz Music’s International Cello Festival is Back

Do you like the sound of the cello? Then don’t miss Agassiz Music’s second International Cello Festival of Canada, June 19-22. In 2011, the Agassiz Music Festival presented the first ever International Cello Festival of Canada to rave reviews and sold out crowds. The festival is back in 2014 with a rare opportunity to see […]

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Clara Hughes Big Ride

Clara Hughes Takes a Big Ride to Winnipeg

Clara Hughes is one of Winnipeg’s most famous athletes. You may know that this amazing six-time Olympic cycling and speed-skating medalist is the only Canadian to have won medals in both the summer and winter Olympics. But did you know that she has also battled depression? To raise awareness and action in mental health and […]

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KidsFest Brings Family Fun to The Forks

KidsFest Brings Family Fun to The Forks

Where else in town do you get to see zany circus acts, high strung acrobatics, comic daredevils, pure artistry, absurdity and foolishness — plus musical performances by international artists? Only at the 32nd annual Kidsfest — that’s where! After a long winter, Kidsfest kicks off Winnipeg’s awesome outdoor festival season. Bring the family to join […]

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First time experience at the Winnipeg Folk Festival

Winnipeg Folk Festival: My First Folkie Experience

Every year, I hear many people buzzing about Winnipeg Folk Festival, a large music festival just outside of Winnipeg. Plans are made all throughout the year by “folkies” far and wide to attend, then they disappear for five days in July. So a few years ago I decided to see what all the excitement was about. I attended […]

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