5 museum gift shops that will make you feel like Santa in July

It may very well be a few months still until Christmas, but no one said you couldn’t be proactive by shopping for loved ones ahead – way ahead – especially if your loved ones prove challenging or picky. And let’s not forget those loved ones with random birthdays that just spring up out of no where – never mind the fact you had an entire year to think about it – and leave you scrambling to find a meaningful gift. For some of us, a museum gift shop might be the last place we think about for finding that perfect something for that special someone. We’d encourage you, however, to reconsider. Museums gift shops are quite full of surprises…pleasant ones too. Here are five Manitoba museum gift shops that will make your shopping and gift-giving experience a pleasant surprise.

6 ways to have fun at the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada

From vintage passenger planes to shiny propeller planes, the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada is the place to go for the plane lover in your life. Even if you're not a plane aficionado, you won't be able to help but marvel at the sheer size, scale and complexity of these winged machines.  Of course, for the littlest ones among us, planes hold an entirely different level of magic, mystery and marvel--how do those things get into the sky anyway?--and the aviation museum is the perfect place to spend an afternoon with your family. 

Hot this week – January 23 to 29

It’s a little hard to fathom that January is almost over. Hopefully you’ve had an exciting month of getting out and enjoying winter in all its glory and splendour – be it at an indoor event, or basking in an outdoor activity. If not, lucky for you, there is still lots of time to get your winter on.

Culture is for kids too!

Winnipeg is bursting at the seams with activities and events for kids. With so much to see and do around the city, we’ve selected a few to make your job a little easier. While we can’t promise you that you still won’t have a hard time choosing from this list, we’re certain that you’ll have enough

Macabre Manitoba: Halloween haunts to scream about

There’s a chill in the air, the evenings are getting shorter, and the leaves covering the lawns are changing from gold to bleary brown. Coupled with the sudden influx of flyers for costume shops and candy discounts, it can only mean one thing: Halloween is right around the corner! Here is our eerie

How to study for your O.W.Ls in Manitoba ✨

If you are age 11 and up, you have surely received your letter to Hogwarts by now and are ready to start your Wizarding education. You may already be a pro at Muggle Studies, but every fifth year student must take the O.W.Ls, or Ordinary Wizarding Levels. These subject-specific tests allow you to

Kids’ picks for summer fun

Schooool’s out for summer! With loads of long sunny days, summer is the time to make some family memories. Here are some sure-fire way to keep the kids busy this summer. Splashing around Pack those towels, that cooler of snacks, the sunscreen and shades, and all the shovels, buckets, water toys,

Gruesome thrills and ghastly chills

There’s a chill in the air, the evenings are getting shorter, and the leaves covering the lawns are changing from gold to bleary brown. Coupled with the sudden influx of flyers for costume shops and candy discounts, it can only mean one thing: Halloween is right around the corner! Here is our eerie