Go green at FortWhyte Alive, become bear smart in Birds Hill, or catch the Western Canada Cup in Dauphin -- that's just a taste of the fun you can have this weekend in Manitoba.
Earth Day at FWA!
Apr 27 | FortWhyte Alive, Winnipeg
Make FortWhyte Alive your celebration destination for Earth Day! Get outside and enjoy family-friendly activities, games, workshops, and live entertainment. Explore the nature trails while on the lookout for spring flowers and animals. There will be info booths, local food, used battery recycling, tire recycling by CAA, and more. There is no better way to celebrate Planet Earth than a day at FWA!.
Spring Bear Smart Campfire Talk
Apr 27 | Interpretive Workshop, Birds Hill Provincial Park
Join the Park Interpreter around a campfire for an interactive presentation on how to Be Bear Smart. Discover the behavior, habitat needs and diet of Manitoba’s black bears and learn how to protect yourself, your home, cottage or campsite. Afterwards relax around the campfire with hot chocolate and roast some marshmallows. 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more information, email Lindsey.Mitton@gov.mb.ca.
Western Canada Cup
Apr 26 to May 4 | Credit Union Place, Dauphin
Cheer on the Dauphin Kings as they compete to win the 2014 Western Canada Cup! The 2014 Western Canada Cup will include the Dauphin Kings of the Manitoba Junior A Hockey League (host team) and the champion of each of the four western leagues.
schema at WCD
Apr 24 to 27 | The Rachel Browne Theatre, Winnipeg
Don't miss Canadian dance icon Peggy Baker's newest work, schema by the Winnipeg Contemporary Dancers. Baker has choreographed a duet for herself and an absent partner, capturing the ironies, frustrations, and emptiness of the loss of one half of a couple.
Nifty Needlers Quilt Show
Apr 25 to 26 | Riverview Curling Club, Brandon
Thread your way to Brandon to take in the Nifty Needlers Quilt Show, which features quilt displays, quilting projects, prizes, merchandise and more.
Open daily | The Golf Dome, Winnipeg
Start getting into the swing of things and hit up the driving range at The Golf Dome. They also have virtual golf, mini-golf and many more fun activities for the whole family.
Encore Fish Fry
Apr 25 | Pembina Threshermens Museum
With homemade, mouth-watering menu options to satisfy the biggest of appetites, the Encore Fish Fry is a can't miss! $14.50 gets you a delicious 3-course meal that includes soup, buns, dessert and coffee/tea (kids 5 to 8 are 1/2 price & under 5 eat for FREE).
Good People at MTC
Apr 17 to May 10 | The John Hirsch Theatre at the MTC Mainstage
Examine the nature of success and how day-to-day choices and blind luck determine who we become at the powerful and fiercely funny play Good People! Good People is a 2011 play by David Lindsay-Abaire and was nominated for Best Play at the 2011 Tony Awards.
Ciao! ChocolateFest 2014
Apr 1 to 30 | Various restuaraunts, Winnipeg
Throughout April, experience Ciao! Chocolate Fest, a celebration of the world's favourite flavour. Various restaurants will offer their sweet chocolate treats for only $7!
The art scene
Various locations across Manitoba
Spend an afternoon or evening enjoying some of Manitoba’s diverse arts offerings. Here's a handful of great exhibits you don’t want to miss this month.Have a great weekend everyone!