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Events the week starting September 14

September 14
  • Dragon Boat Festival

    September 12-14 | Under the Canopy and The Historic Port
    FMG Manitoba Dragon Boat Festival is held in support of CancerCare Manitoba and The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba. Come down to watch teams consisting of 25 members race their dragon boats down the river. For more information, please click HERE.

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  • The Forks Farmers' Market

    Sundays 11:00am - 4:00pm | Plaza Parking Lot

    Swing by The Forks to stock up on farm-fresh produce, locally raised meats, delicious homemade jams and preserves as well as some crafty gifts. With 32 vendors altogether, this is a central Farmers' Market you won't want to miss!

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  • Win-N-Trak Railway Exhibition

    Centre Court, The Forks Market
    This must-see exhibit features an outstanding display of model trains in action.

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September 16
  • Forks Run Club

    September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | 6:00pm | Forks Market, Pancake House Doors
    Join other Winnipeg runners every Tuesday evening for a weekly fun run. Open to all runners and all paces. For more information, email: runforksmarket@gmail.com
     

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  • Seniors’ Day at The Forks Market

    Special seniors’ day discounts are available at participating Forks Market merchants all day.
     

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  • S.M.A.R.T. Exercise Class (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)

    9:30am & 10:30am | Tower Atrium
    Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics (weather permitting). Class is open to all ages and all levels of fitness, registration at 9:15 and 10:15am, maximum of 25 participants per class.
     

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September 18
  • Fit 4 Two

    9:45am - 10:45am | Under the Canopy

    Enjoy the many benefits of exercising through your pregnancy! Connect with other moms-to-be in your community while reducing prenatal discomforts like lower back ache, fatigue and swelling. Your certified pre and postnatal fitness specialist will lead you through pregnancy-safe cardiovascular exercise and relaxation. Multi-level. All trimesters welcome. RSVP aileen@fit4two.ca

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  • S.M.A.R.T. Zumba Class

    9:30am & 10:30am | Tower Atrium
    Zesty Latin music paired with easy to follow dance moves will get you fit and boost your energy level. This FREE class is open to all ages and all levels of fitness, registration at 9:15am and 10:15am, maximum of 25 participants per class.
     

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September 20
  • Canadian Museum for Human Rights Official Opening Weekend

    Canadians are invited to join in a full weekend of free events and performances on September 20 and 21 in celebration of the opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. 

    More than 25 daytime performances and activities at multiple outdoor locations around The Forks from morning until late afternoon on Saturday, September 20 and Sunday, September 21

    Special free "preview tours" through select Museum galleries from morning until late afternoon on the Saturday and Sunday. 

    FREE Canadian Concert for Human Rights
    Saturday, September 20, Festival Park

    Performers include: Bruce Cockburn,  A Tribe Called Red, Marie-Pierre Arthur, Shad, Ashley MacIsaac, and Buffy Sainte-Marie.

    Downloand the complete performance line up HERE.
     

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September 21
  • THIN AIR - Voices from Oodena

    6:30pm | Oodena Celebration Circle
    THIN AIR is Winnipeg's annual literary festival. Nine days of book related events for all ages, all over Winnipeg and surrounding rural areas. On Sunday, September 21, our Voices from Oodena event will once again be at the Oodena Celebration Circle, where five Manitoban writers will read and share stories about our home. 

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  • Canadian Museum for Human Rights Official Opening Weekend

    Canadians are invited to join in a full weekend of free events and performances on September 20 and 21 in celebration of the opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. 

    More than 25 daytime performances and activities at multiple outdoor locations around The Forks from morning until late afternoon on Saturday, September 20 and Sunday, September 21

    Special free "preview tours" through select Museum galleries from morning until late afternoon on the Saturday and Sunday. 

    FREE Canadian Concert for Human Rights
    Saturday, September 20, Festival Park

    Performers include: Bruce Cockburn,  A Tribe Called Red, Marie-Pierre Arthur, Shad, Ashley MacIsaac, and Buffy Sainte-Marie.

    Downloand the complete performance line up HERE.
     

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September 23
  • Forks Run Club

    September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | 6:00pm | Forks Market, Pancake House Doors
    Join other Winnipeg runners every Tuesday evening for a weekly fun run. Open to all runners and all paces. For more information, email: runforksmarket@gmail.com
     

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  • Seniors’ Day at The Forks Market

    Special seniors’ day discounts are available at participating Forks Market merchants all day.
     

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  • S.M.A.R.T. Exercise Class (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)

    9:30am & 10:30am | Tower Atrium
    Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics (weather permitting). Class is open to all ages and all levels of fitness, registration at 9:15 and 10:15am, maximum of 25 participants per class.
     

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September 25
  • Fit 4 Two

    9:45am - 10:45am | Under the Canopy

    Enjoy the many benefits of exercising through your pregnancy! Connect with other moms-to-be in your community while reducing prenatal discomforts like lower back ache, fatigue and swelling. Your certified pre and postnatal fitness specialist will lead you through pregnancy-safe cardiovascular exercise and relaxation. Multi-level. All trimesters welcome. RSVP aileen@fit4two.ca

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  • S.M.A.R.T. Zumba Class

    9:30am & 10:30am | Tower Atrium
    Zesty Latin music paired with easy to follow dance moves will get you fit and boost your energy level. This FREE class is open to all ages and all levels of fitness, registration at 9:15am and 10:15am, maximum of 25 participants per class.
     

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September 26
  • Mini Culture Days at the Children's Museum

    Featuring a free guided activity station outside the Children’s Museum that highlights visual arts and dramatic play as well as 2-for-1 general museum admission all day long, Mini Culture Days will immerse guests in the hands-on creative learning experiences that the Children’s Museum expertly delivers all year round. For kids under 10.

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  • Culture Days Manitoba

    Warming Huts 2014 | Forks Market Plaza
    Each year, architects from around Manitoba and the world compete to have their design selected for construction of Warming Huts at The Forks. Revisit the amazing art, design and architecture of the renowned huts that act as shelter on the frozen river trail during the winter months at The Forks.

    Cool Gardens
    Intended to mirror the Warming Huts, the Cool Gardens is a public exhibition of contemporary garden and art installations offering a shift of sensation for the summer – cooling – as a general theme for public projects in the downtown, bringing architects, designers, landscape architects and artists together to celebrate contemporary garden culture and the local landscape. The presentation of 7 cutting edge garden designs places design culture at the center of summer activities in Winnipeg, while offering a pleasant relief from the summer heat. For more information, please visit www.coolgardens.ca.

    Honey Days | Forks Market, Centre Court
    Cooking demonstrations by the Beekeeper's Association of Manitoba, honey competition, plus a fascinating display of bees behind glass for the public to admire and listen to them work.

    Green Action Centre's Worm Wrangler and Bike Blender | Forks Market
    Kids and adults of all ages are invited to meet Green Action Centre's "worm wrangler" at The Forks. Sink your hands into a vermi-composter where worms are hard at work turning kitchen waste into rich compost. Rethink the way we feed ourselves and power our lives by hopping on our bicycle-powered blender. We've teamed up with The Smoothie Bar to provide delicious bike-blended smoothie samples - stop by to enjoy!

    Aboriginal School of Dance at The Forks | September 26 | 10:00am
    Join the Aboriginal School of Dance for a fun and interactive presentation for young and old. Learn about the variety and beauty of Aboriginal Dance and let us teach you a few steps.

    Graffiti Gallery's Artist Mash-Up | September 26 | 10:00am-2:00pm | Plaza at The Forks Skatepark
    This event invites up to 8 artists to take part in a collaborative painting event. Each artist starts on a wooden panel or canvas and then passes it on to another artist for them to continue to create. This is all done while painting to live music. Onlookers can witness the artists' collaborative efforts come to life in just a few short hours.

    Fair Trade Manitoba Information Booth | September 26 | 10:00am-2:00pm | Forks Market
    MCIC is a coalition of Manitoba-based organizations involved in international development who are committed to: respect, empowerment and self-determination for all peoples, development that protects the world's environment and global understanding, cooperation and social justice. Fair Trade Manitoba works with retailers, consumers and organizations to spread the word about the benefits of fair trade and encourage its wider availability in Manitoba.

    Collage Animation Workshop by Freeze Frame at The Forks | September 26 | 10:00am-2:00pm | Forks Market
    Cut, paste, animate! Create your own stop motion animation with Freeze Frame Media Centre. Shoot your own animation and watch your characters come alive at The Forks. All creative types are welcome! 45 minute workshops. *Maximum of 25 students per workshop*. Please email Melissa Courcelles to register at melissa.courcelles@culturedays.ca 

    Introduction to Raks Sharki (Bellydance) | September 26 | 5:30pm-6:30pm | Market Plaza
    Learn the technique, listen to the music and get dancing. Join Zenobia for a fun filled hour as she introduces you to the wonderful world of bellydance followed by an awesome performance by Zenobia and her troupe Raks Nashida! Hip scarves will be available for all to try!

    North End Jewish Folk Choir Performance at The Forks | September 27 | 11:00am | Forks Market
    We celebrate our heritage by singing folk songs, traditional songs and songs of struggle in Yiddish, Hebrew, German, English and other languages.

    Heartbeat City Performance at The Forks | September 27 | 12:00pm | Forks Market
    Heartbeat City weaves a patchwork quilt of honest, stripped-down, city ballads that seem strangely comforting. From Ian's voice soaring above delicate chimes of guitar, to the subtle soothing strength of the tactful blend of rhythm and melody, they move listeners.

    For a complete Culture Days activity list, please visit www.culturedays.ca

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September 27
  • Unveiling of Upper Fort Garry Heritage Provincial Park

    11:15am - 3:00pm | Upper Fort Garry
    Join The Friends of Upper Fort Garry as they officially unveil the first portion of this long anticipated project.
    In 2007, the Friends met a 107 day challenge and forever saved the site of Upper Fort Garry. Today, it is poised to reclaim its position as one of the most historically important places in Canada. The celebration includes an official unveiling followed by an afternoon of music, storytelling and dancing. upperfortgarry.com
    Part of Culture Days Manitoba, September 26-28. www.culturedays.ca

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  • Generation Green's 2nd Anniversary

    Generation Green is celebrating 2 years at The Forks Market with Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Nut-Free, and Soy-Free Cupcakes! from Hello Cupcake for their customers. Also, with every purchase, customers will be entered to win a gift basket.
     

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  • Light The Night Walk

    September 27
    Light The Night Walk events are evenings filled with inspiration. During this leisurely walk, family and friends gather to bring light to the dark world of cancer. Thousands of walkers carry illuminated lanterns showcasing their relation to the cause; a white lantern for blood cancer patients and survivors, a red one to walk as a supporter, and a gold one in memory of a loved one lost. www.lightthenight.ca

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  • Culture Days Manitoba

    Warming Huts 2014 | Forks Market Plaza
    Each year, architects from around Manitoba and the world compete to have their design selected for construction of Warming Huts at The Forks. Revisit the amazing art, design and architecture of the renowned huts that act as shelter on the frozen river trail during the winter months at The Forks.

    Cool Gardens
    Intended to mirror the Warming Huts, the Cool Gardens is a public exhibition of contemporary garden and art installations offering a shift of sensation for the summer – cooling – as a general theme for public projects in the downtown, bringing architects, designers, landscape architects and artists together to celebrate contemporary garden culture and the local landscape. The presentation of 7 cutting edge garden designs places design culture at the center of summer activities in Winnipeg, while offering a pleasant relief from the summer heat. For more information, please visit www.coolgardens.ca.

    Honey Days | Forks Market, Centre Court
    Cooking demonstrations by the Beekeeper's Association of Manitoba, honey competition, plus a fascinating display of bees behind glass for the public to admire and listen to them work.

    Green Action Centre's Worm Wrangler and Bike Blender | Forks Market
    Kids and adults of all ages are invited to meet Green Action Centre's "worm wrangler" at The Forks. Sink your hands into a vermi-composter where worms are hard at work turning kitchen waste into rich compost. Rethink the way we feed ourselves and power our lives by hopping on our bicycle-powered blender. We've teamed up with The Smoothie Bar to provide delicious bike-blended smoothie samples - stop by to enjoy!

    Aboriginal School of Dance at The Forks | September 26 | 10:00am
    Join the Aboriginal School of Dance for a fun and interactive presentation for young and old. Learn about the variety and beauty of Aboriginal Dance and let us teach you a few steps.

    Graffiti Gallery's Artist Mash-Up | September 26 | 10:00am-2:00pm | Plaza at The Forks Skatepark
    This event invites up to 8 artists to take part in a collaborative painting event. Each artist starts on a wooden panel or canvas and then passes it on to another artist for them to continue to create. This is all done while painting to live music. Onlookers can witness the artists' collaborative efforts come to life in just a few short hours.

    Fair Trade Manitoba Information Booth | September 26 | 10:00am-2:00pm | Forks Market
    MCIC is a coalition of Manitoba-based organizations involved in international development who are committed to: respect, empowerment and self-determination for all peoples, development that protects the world's environment and global understanding, cooperation and social justice. Fair Trade Manitoba works with retailers, consumers and organizations to spread the word about the benefits of fair trade and encourage its wider availability in Manitoba.

    Collage Animation Workshop by Freeze Frame at The Forks | September 26 | 10:00am-2:00pm | Forks Market
    Cut, paste, animate! Create your own stop motion animation with Freeze Frame Media Centre. Shoot your own animation and watch your characters come alive at The Forks. All creative types are welcome! 45 minute workshops. *Maximum of 25 students per workshop*. Please email Melissa Courcelles to register at melissa.courcelles@culturedays.ca 

    Introduction to Raks Sharki (Bellydance) | September 26 | 5:30pm-6:30pm | Market Plaza
    Learn the technique, listen to the music and get dancing. Join Zenobia for a fun filled hour as she introduces you to the wonderful world of bellydance followed by an awesome performance by Zenobia and her troupe Raks Nashida! Hip scarves will be available for all to try!

    North End Jewish Folk Choir Performance at The Forks | September 27 | 11:00am | Forks Market
    We celebrate our heritage by singing folk songs, traditional songs and songs of struggle in Yiddish, Hebrew, German, English and other languages.

    Heartbeat City Performance at The Forks | September 27 | 12:00pm | Forks Market
    Heartbeat City weaves a patchwork quilt of honest, stripped-down, city ballads that seem strangely comforting. From Ian's voice soaring above delicate chimes of guitar, to the subtle soothing strength of the tactful blend of rhythm and melody, they move listeners.

    For a complete Culture Days activity list, please visit www.culturedays.ca

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September 28
  • The Forks Farmers' Market

    Sundays 11:00am - 4:00pm | Plaza Parking Lot

    Swing by The Forks to stock up on farm-fresh produce, locally raised meats, delicious homemade jams and preserves as well as some crafty gifts. With 32 vendors altogether, this is a central Farmers' Market you won't want to miss!

    Back to top

  • Culture Days Manitoba

    Warming Huts 2014 | Forks Market Plaza
    Each year, architects from around Manitoba and the world compete to have their design selected for construction of Warming Huts at The Forks. Revisit the amazing art, design and architecture of the renowned huts that act as shelter on the frozen river trail during the winter months at The Forks.

    Cool Gardens
    Intended to mirror the Warming Huts, the Cool Gardens is a public exhibition of contemporary garden and art installations offering a shift of sensation for the summer – cooling – as a general theme for public projects in the downtown, bringing architects, designers, landscape architects and artists together to celebrate contemporary garden culture and the local landscape. The presentation of 7 cutting edge garden designs places design culture at the center of summer activities in Winnipeg, while offering a pleasant relief from the summer heat. For more information, please visit www.coolgardens.ca.

    Honey Days | Forks Market, Centre Court
    Cooking demonstrations by the Beekeeper's Association of Manitoba, honey competition, plus a fascinating display of bees behind glass for the public to admire and listen to them work.

    Green Action Centre's Worm Wrangler and Bike Blender | Forks Market
    Kids and adults of all ages are invited to meet Green Action Centre's "worm wrangler" at The Forks. Sink your hands into a vermi-composter where worms are hard at work turning kitchen waste into rich compost. Rethink the way we feed ourselves and power our lives by hopping on our bicycle-powered blender. We've teamed up with The Smoothie Bar to provide delicious bike-blended smoothie samples - stop by to enjoy!

    Aboriginal School of Dance at The Forks | September 26 | 10:00am
    Join the Aboriginal School of Dance for a fun and interactive presentation for young and old. Learn about the variety and beauty of Aboriginal Dance and let us teach you a few steps.

    Graffiti Gallery's Artist Mash-Up | September 26 | 10:00am-2:00pm | Plaza at The Forks Skatepark
    This event invites up to 8 artists to take part in a collaborative painting event. Each artist starts on a wooden panel or canvas and then passes it on to another artist for them to continue to create. This is all done while painting to live music. Onlookers can witness the artists' collaborative efforts come to life in just a few short hours.

    Fair Trade Manitoba Information Booth | September 26 | 10:00am-2:00pm | Forks Market
    MCIC is a coalition of Manitoba-based organizations involved in international development who are committed to: respect, empowerment and self-determination for all peoples, development that protects the world's environment and global understanding, cooperation and social justice. Fair Trade Manitoba works with retailers, consumers and organizations to spread the word about the benefits of fair trade and encourage its wider availability in Manitoba.

    Collage Animation Workshop by Freeze Frame at The Forks | September 26 | 10:00am-2:00pm | Forks Market
    Cut, paste, animate! Create your own stop motion animation with Freeze Frame Media Centre. Shoot your own animation and watch your characters come alive at The Forks. All creative types are welcome! 45 minute workshops. *Maximum of 25 students per workshop*. Please email Melissa Courcelles to register at melissa.courcelles@culturedays.ca 

    Introduction to Raks Sharki (Bellydance) | September 26 | 5:30pm-6:30pm | Market Plaza
    Learn the technique, listen to the music and get dancing. Join Zenobia for a fun filled hour as she introduces you to the wonderful world of bellydance followed by an awesome performance by Zenobia and her troupe Raks Nashida! Hip scarves will be available for all to try!

    North End Jewish Folk Choir Performance at The Forks | September 27 | 11:00am | Forks Market
    We celebrate our heritage by singing folk songs, traditional songs and songs of struggle in Yiddish, Hebrew, German, English and other languages.

    Heartbeat City Performance at The Forks | September 27 | 12:00pm | Forks Market
    Heartbeat City weaves a patchwork quilt of honest, stripped-down, city ballads that seem strangely comforting. From Ian's voice soaring above delicate chimes of guitar, to the subtle soothing strength of the tactful blend of rhythm and melody, they move listeners.

    For a complete Culture Days activity list, please visit www.culturedays.ca

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September 30
  • Forks Run Club

    September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | 6:00pm | Forks Market, Pancake House Doors
    Join other Winnipeg runners every Tuesday evening for a weekly fun run. Open to all runners and all paces. For more information, email: runforksmarket@gmail.com
     

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  • Seniors’ Day at The Forks Market

    Special seniors’ day discounts are available at participating Forks Market merchants all day.
     

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  • S.M.A.R.T. Exercise Class (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)

    9:30am & 10:30am | Tower Atrium
    Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics (weather permitting). Class is open to all ages and all levels of fitness, registration at 9:15 and 10:15am, maximum of 25 participants per class.
     

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October 1
  • Generation Green After Hours Workshops - Just the Goods

    6:30pm – 8:30pm | Generation Green at The Forks
    Milena from Just The Goods teaches us how to establish your skin type, and choose the best ingredients to make safe/non-toxic spa quality clay facials at home. This is a hands on workshop, all participants will go home with their
    facial mask concoction! Fee: $15.00 per person 

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October 3
  • The Brush-off!

    7:00pm - 10:00pm | The Children's Museum

    Fifteen artists will test their skills and creativity through four elimination rounds of this live painting competition. Through vote casting, guests will determine who makes it through each round and which artist will ultimately become the night’s champion.

    37 original pieces of art will be created in front of everyone’s watching eyes. It’s all or nothing in this competition – there are no do-overs. Guests can take a piece from the evening home by placing a winning bid in support of the Children’s Museum. A progressive silent auction will also occur throughout the night.

    Proceeds generated will enable the museum to enhance exhibits, create educational programs, and help fund the Free2Play Access Program which provides free museum visits to underprivileged children in our community.

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October 4
  • Children’s Wish Foundation’s Wishmaker Walk

    October 4 | 9:00am-12:00pm
    From coast to coast, thousands of Canadians hit the road on foot each year for Wishmaker Walk for Wishes. This fall event has raised more than $11 million nationwide since 2005 to help grant wishes to Canadian children living with a life-threatening illness. This year’s walk is superhero & princess themed, so make sure you come dressed to impress! For more information, please click HERE

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October 5
  • The Forks Farmers' Market

    Sundays 11:00am - 4:00pm | Plaza Parking Lot

    Swing by The Forks to stock up on farm-fresh produce, locally raised meats, delicious homemade jams and preserves as well as some crafty gifts. With 32 vendors altogether, this is a central Farmers' Market you won't want to miss!

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October 24
  • Canadian Cyclocross Championships

    More details to come.

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October 25
  • Canadian Cyclocross Championships

    More details to come.

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