Weekend Activities and Events in Winnipeg
A weekly digest of What’s On in Winnipeg including free, fun family & kids’ activities, live music, theatre & performing arts, and fun activities: Few weekday events are also listed.
- What’s Open & Closed in Winnipeg – Facilities, Events & Attractions
- Road Closures this weekend – Here
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I. Family & Kids Activities
Manitoba Museum @ Home
Connect with the Museum to share history and explore space and science. Details
Live Creature Sessions with Assiniboine Park Zoo
Assiniboine Park & Zoo will introduce and teach you about animal enrichment, veterinary care, adaptations, and more! They will be available to answer any questions you have during these Live Creature Feature sessions. Details
Make a PuppetLearn how to make a puppet at home with MTYP Theatre School Director Kent Suss. It’s fun and you probably already have everything you need at home. Details
Check out WAG@Home to learn about WAG’s collections through fun activities, posts, colouring sheets, stories and more. Details
Visit Zoo Animals Online
Zoos across Canada have decided to bring their inhabitants to your home. Check out the list of places where you can watch wildlife online.
Science Experiments to Do at Home with Kids
Here are a few easy fun science activities/experimentsthat are easy and super fun in addition to being educational.
Tour International Space Station
Ever dreamed of going to the ISS? Tour the International Space Station virtually. Details
Tour Egyptian Heritage Sites Virtually
Explore various heritage sites in Egypt from tombs to monasteries. Details
Canadian Museums & Museums Across the World Online
With the advent of technology and widespread availability of the internet, the world is now at your fingertips. You can travel to distant lands, tour famous museums, all from the comfort of your home. WAG and CMHR are offering free content to enjoy during this time.
II. Live Music
Music Concerts to Watch Online
Watch a few of the 50+ online concerts scheduled this weekend.
III. Theatre & Performing Arts
Theatre Performances From Across the WorldWith Covid-19 pandemic forcing theatres to shut their doors, many performing art centres have taken to being open virtually. Watch Bolshoi Ballet’s The Nutcracker to Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette from the Metropolitan Opera this weekend. Details
Various, time limits for watching, varies from 24 hours to a week.
IV. Other Events & Activities
Check out the 25 Hiking Trails In and Around Winnipeg
Help Local Businesses
The shutdown of businesses except essential services is hurting local businesses. Check out the ways in which you can help them. Details
Spring Clean and Donate
Now that you have plenty of time at hand, do a thorough spring cleaning. Pack and keep for donating as many locations may not be accepting donations currently.
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Make Light-as-Air Funnel CakesUsing Canada’s Wonderland’s Recipe
Enjoy IKEA’s Swedish Meatballs
See Free Movies
As Canada’s public producer and distributor, NFB’s website features award-winning movies, documentary and animated films, pioneering interactive works, and more.
We do try to make the listings as accurate as possible, but there might be errors/Events may be cancelled or postponed without any notice. Verify all details from concerned Event Websites/officials.
Book mark this page and check back next week for more weekend activities.
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