canadiary Winnipeg

Diary of Events and Happenings in Winnipeg, Manitoba.


Thunder From Down Under - Aussie Adventure Tour 2017

May 26, 2017. The PERFECT Girls' Night Outback! Australia's HOTTEST Export – Thunder From Down Under  returns to Club Regent Event Centre.  Showing off chiseled bodies, dance routines, cheeky humor and boy-next-door charm that you won't be able to resist!  The Ultimate staggete, divorce party or girls night out, …a storm is coming!  Australia's Thunder from Down Under – Aussie Adventure Tour 2017!. Event Details. Location: 1425 Regent Avenue West, Winnipeg MB, Winnipeg

Live Thoroughbred Racing

May 26, 2017 to September 10, 2017. Live Thoroughbred Horse Racing at Assiniboia Downs.Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays - Parade to post 7:15 p.m.Sundays & Holiday Mondays - Parade to post 1:15 p.m. (May 14, May 22, June 18, Aug. 7, Sept. 4, Sept. 10). All afternoon race cards include FREE Family Fun Events: pony rides, petting farm and bouncy castles). Event Details. Location: 3975 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg

Spotlight

May 25, 2017 to May 27, 2017. Celebrate the amazing talent of rising, young artists from the RoyalWinnipeg Ballet Professional Division as they take the stage in Spotlight. Performing excerpts from the best of the classical works, the RWB School Professional Division students will move your with their genuine love of dance and vibrant, infectious energy and impress you with their athleticism and technique.. Event Details. Location: 174 Market Ave,, Winnipeg

St. James Infirmary

May 25, 2017. On Thursday, May 25, 2017 join the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra at the Neil Bardal Funeral Centre for St. James Infirmary, a fundraising concert that captures the history, spirit and vibrancy of life in the French Quarter, Congo Square, and the birthplace of jazz. Tickets are on sale now at www.winnipegjazzorchestra.com or by calling 204-632-5299. All proceeds raised go to support the WJO's education and performance initiatives.Wheelchair accessible. Event Details. Location: 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg

Breaking Through

May 23, 2017 to May 28, 2017. "We all live in mortal fear of losing our minds"This bold new play puts the spotlight on mental health like never before.After two years of research and input from almost 400 community members with different perspectives on mental health, Sarasvàti Productions is excited to present the world premiere of Breaking Through. The play follows the stories of five Winnipegger's living with different mental health issues. Writers Hope McIntyre and Cairn Moore honour these stories with nuance, humour and unabashed honesty. Breaking Through runs May 23-28. Show times vary.. Event Details. Location: 400 Colony Street (at the U of W), Winnipeg

Picasso

May 23, 2017 to August 6, 2017. Through his work, Pablo Picasso was instrumental in shaping the art of the twentieth century. Although perhaps best known for his Cubist paintings, Picasso was also a skilled printmaker, exploring myriad ideas and influences in virtually every known technique.Explore the 100 drawings in The Vollard Suite, one of the treasures of the national collection. Thirty artworks by Picasso, including paintings, watercolours, drawings, prints, and ceramics will be presented alongside the Vollard Suite. This exhibition offers an intimate view of the artist through the work in Canadian collections.. Event Details. Location: 300 Memorial Blvd., Winnipeg

World's Giant Dinosaurs

May 23, 2017 to September 4, 2017. The Manitoba Museum is pleased to announce the launch of our newlyenlarged and improved Alloway Hall with a very special exhibit: World's Giant Dinosaurs. This exhibit presents a touring collection of some of the world's largest dinosaurs. Fossils, casts, robotics, videos, and other media are used to illustrate the story of how dinosaurs evolved to such immense sizes, and how they dominated life on land for well over 100 million years. Twenty dramatically-lit dinosaur skeletons and robots, up to more than 60 feet in length, illustrate new scientific discoveries that are allowing us to learn much more about these amazing life forms.World's Giant Dinosaurs provides a broad and exciting survey of these fascinating creatures, including meat eaters and plant eaters, large and small. They are drawn from most of the 170 million years in which dinosaurs were the dominant land animals, and from many parts of the world including western North America, Argentina, China, Mongolia, and Europe.. Event Details. Location: 190 Rupert Ave, Winnipeg MB, Winnipeg

Dinosaurs Alive!

May 23, 2017 to October 31, 2017. Dinosaurs Alive!® will feature 16 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs throughout a forested path in the Zoo. The exhibit offers visitors the opportunity to step back in time to the prehistoric era as the lifelike dinosaurs move and roar demonstrating how they may have looked and moved in a natural environment millions of years ago. In addition to the dinosaurs themselves, the exhibit features a dig site and excavation site where children of all ages can discover what it's like to be a paleontologist. Dinosaurs Alive!® is made possible through support from presenting sponsor Artis REIT as well as numerous supporting partners and sponsors.. Event Details. Location: 2595 Roblin Blvd. Winnipeg MB, Winnipeg

May Guided Tour: Home-grown Flying Heritage

May 23, 2017May 25, 2017May 27, 2017 to May 28, 2017May 30, 2017. The myriad rivers of the north and the vast frozen plains of the south challenged early explorers and settlers of Manitoba. Bush planes—which first appeared in Manitoba skies in 1920—provided a gateway to the vast northern resources and Manitoba inventors and engineers made countless breakthroughs for the aviation industry. Join us during the month of May to learn more about Manitoba's flying heritage. Tours are free with admission. Tours are always free for members. Tours are held each week on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 pm.. Event Details. Location: 958 Ferry Road, Hangar T-2, Winnipeg