February 24-26

Posted Every Tuesday before 7 PM.


Free Entry Into Manitoba Parks In February 2023
Date: February 1-28
Venue: Multiple locations

Take advantage of free entry into Manitoba Parks this February. Take advantage of these free park entry dates to explore or try a new activity.

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BPM X WAG–Qaumajuq – A Black History Month Celebration

Date: February 24, 2023
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: 300 Memorial Blvd, Eckhardt Hall, Winnipeg Art Gallery
Free Admission

February is Black History Month, and to celebrate, WAG–Qaumajuq and Manitoba Music are sharing a night of music brought to you by BPM.

The special event will feature sets from acclaimed local artists JayWood, Keisha Booker, and Nestor Wynrush and will be hosted by Free Press journalist and writer, Julia Simone-Rutgers. The evening will be intimate and interactive, allowing the artists to express themselves through stripped-down, visceral performances that will address identity, and community and celebrate the African Diaspora.

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Great Canadian Kilt Skate

Date: Sunday, February 26, 2023
Time: 1:00 PM 2:00 PM
Venue: 55 Pavilion Crescent, The Duck Pond, Assiniboine Park

We’re back! In addition to the Great Canadian Kilt Skate Home Edition we’re hosting a Community Event. Don your full kilt and regalia, or slap on a bit of tartan, but join us in celebrating Scotland’s contribution to Manitoba’s multicultural mosaic.


The Arctic Glacier Winter Park Is Now Open @ The Forks

Skate on over a full kilometre of groomed skating trails, Take a twirl under The Canopy, bring your toboggan and slide down any of the hills on site, and more.

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Free Admission to Winnipeg Police Museum

Date: Open Tuesday to Friday
Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Venue: Winnipeg Police Headquarters, 245 Smith Street
Free Admission

The Winnipeg Police Museum displays many artifacts related to the history of the Winnipeg Police Force, dating from its beginning in 1874.

Free Admission to the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame

Date: Open Tuesday to Saturday
Time: 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Venue: Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame, 145 Pacific Avenue
Free Admission

Recognizing and honouring those who have made their mark on Manitoba’s rich sports history by way of their activities and achievements, athletic and otherwise.

Free Admission to Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Date: Every Friday
Time: 5:00 pm-9:00 pm
Venue: Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way

“Explore the subject of human rights with a special but not exclusive reference to Canada, to enhance the public’s understanding of human rights, to promote respect for others and to encourage reflection and dialogue.”

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Lights On The Exchange
Date: January 21 – March 3
Venue: Various Locations, Exchange District

From brick and terracotta buildings to storefronts, rooftops and alleyways, Lights on the Exchange – Allumez le Quartier invites you to explore light in its many forms and settings. Canadian artists create fresh, contemporary installations, sculptures and projections that reveal a reimagined history of the area.

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Ladies Free Until 10 PM @ The Palomino Club

Date: Every Friday
Time: 9 PM
Venue: Palomino Club, 436 Main St

TGIF! It’s Ladies’ Night at the #PalominoClub! They also got Buns of Steel going down tonight. Don’t miss out!

Arctic Glacier Winter Park Sunday Programming

Date: Sundays until February 26
Time: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Venue: The Forks, 1 FORKS MARKET RD

Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides, Indigenous Storytelling, and Soul on Ice At the Forks on Sundays.

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Tobogganing Spots in City of Winnipeg Operated Parks Now Open

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Wild Wild Wilderness & The Environmental Musician
Date: February 24, 1:15 PM (doors open at 12:45 PM)
Venue: West End Cultural Center, 586 Ellice Ave

We’re excited to welcome the Environmental Musician, Emily Thoroski, and Green Kids Inc.’s production of Wild Wild Wilderness to the WECC for a free community event on Feb 24th. Doors open at 12:45pm and the show starts at 1:15pm. For more info, please email [email protected].

Critical Mass Winnipeg
Date: February 24, 5:00 PM
Central Park, 367 Ellice Avenue

Critical Mass (CM) is a super fun leaderless group bike ride to celebrate human-powered transportation. We ride slow and together as a group and claim our right to the road!

Hundreds of cities around the world participate every month!

Valour Community Centre Open Gym Times
Date: February 10-12

Clifton Site, 1315 Strathcona St
Fri Feb 24 th 5-7pm

Isaac Brock 715 Telfer St. N
Sun Feb 26 th 12:30-6pm

Orioles Site, 448 Burnell St.
Fri Feb 24 th 6-8pm
Sun Feb 26 th 3-5:30pm

Fabulously FREE Family Fun Night @ Valour CC Isaac Brock Site
Date: February 24, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Venue: 715 Telfer Street North

Dig out those summer clothes and come on down!
Bring a towel and lay on our “beach”!
Do the limbo! Build a “sand” castle!
Arts and crafts! Ice cream!
Don’t forget your sunglasses!
Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Live Entertainment @ Cineplex Junxion

Date and Times:

Feb 24

  • 4-6:45pm Rowdymen Duo
  • 7:15-9 Christy Taronno

Feb 25

  • 4-6:45pm Sean Ashby
  • 7:15-9pm Dan Thiessen

Feb 26

  • 4-6:45pm Joe Curtis
  • 7:15-9pm Sean Burns

Venue: Cineplex Junxion, 1555 Regent Ave

Cineplex Junxion features FREE live entertainment every month – no ticket or admission required!

Live Music @ Silver Spike Fridays & Saturdays

Date: Every Friday and Saturday
Time: 9:45 pm-1:00 am
Venue: Silver Spike Saloon, 202 Bond St

No Cover Charge. Live band at Silver Spike.
Band On stage at 9:45 PM
At Winnipeg’s best live music destination

Festival du Voyageur: the AFTER-FESTI!

Date: February 24
Time: 10:00 PM
Venue: Le Patio 340, 340 Provencher Blvd

A clothing contest around the theme of the Traveler will take place and a reward will be given to the best style of the evening! So, fellow travelers with an elegant or exuberant style, with or without fur, come dressed in your most beautiful finery!! For this evening, the group Hold on Surely will provide the music for this pace competition.

Take Your Child to the Library Days

Date: February 25

10:30 AM
Louis Riel Library
James Cullerton
Westwood Library
Sean Hogan

1:30 PM
Henderson Library
Aaron Burnett
St. John’s Library
Adam Rosner

3:00 PM
Harvey Smith Library
Wee Be Jammin

Musical performances for children and families will take place each Saturday in February. Visit tinyurl.com/yw936rss for details on a performance near you.

Ralph Brown CC DJ Skate Night
Date and Time: February 25 @ 5:00 pm-11:00 pm
Venue: Ralph Brown Community Centre, 520 Machray Avenue


CANTEEN OPEN! (nachos, slushees + more)


Snowshoe Sundays @ Living Prairie Museum 2023

Date: Every Sunday, January 15 – February 26
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Venue: 2795 Ness Ave

No experience is necessary and snowshoes are loaned out for free on a first-come, first-served basis.

Riverview CC Outdoor Multi-Purpose Community Recreation Space

Date: February 26
Time: 1:00 PM
Venue: 90 Ashland Ave

The Grand Opening program hopes to consist of greetings from all three levels of Government, President’s address, a ribbon cutting, and a community skate, all followed by a reception in the main hall.

RSVP Required

Cabin Fever: Free Films for Kids!
Date: Sundays, February 5 – March 26
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Venue: Cinematheque, 100 Arthur St

Sun, Feb 19 / 1pm – My Neighbor Totoro

A Cinematheque tradition, and what has become a rite of passage for Winnipeg families, returns to in-person screenings of cherished kids’ films and free workshops conducted by Art City in March.

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Winnipeg Circus Club ~ Practice & Play!

Date: Sundays
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Venue: Broadway Neighbourhood Centre, 185 Young St

Meet ups are FREE for first timers!

Join us for our regularly scheduled WEEKLY programing!
~ Try a Variety of Circus Props Including Unicycle & Tight Rope
~ Explore New Props & Old Favourites!


St. Andrews Heritage Centre Community Art Show
Date and Times: February 11-25, Wed – Sun 10 AM – 5 PM, Closed Mon-Tues
Venue: St. Andrews Heritage Centre, 374 River Rd, Saint Andrews, MB
Free Admission

We’re excited to announce our 4th annual Community Art Show at St. Andrews Heritage Centre!

Whether you’re a beginner or professional, we’d love to have your art on display here at the Rectory!



City of Winnipeg public skating opportunities are available at 12 arenas in Winnipeg. All public skating activities are provided free of charge.

Times and dates are subject to change without notice at all locations.

Public Skating
Schedule – Winter 2023

294 Bertrand St.
Saturday, 2–3 pm, Jan 7–Mar 11

Billy Mosienko
709 Keewatin St.
Sunday, 4–5 pm, Jan 8–Mar 5

Charlie Gardiner
799 Logan Ave.
Saturday, 12:30–1:30 pm, Jan 7–Mar 11

Eric Coy
535 Oakdale Dr.
Sunday, 2:15–3:15 pm, Jan 8–Mar 5

River East
1410 Rothesay St.
Friday, 5:45–6:45 pm, Jan 6–Mar 10

Sam Southern
625 Osborne St.
Sunday, 3–4 pm, Jan 8–Mar 5

Sargent Park
1111 Wall St.
Sunday, Noon–1 pm, Jan 8–Mar 5

St. James Civic Centre / Ab McDonald
2055 Ness Ave.
Saturday, 2:15–3:15 pm, Jan 7–Mar 11

St. Vital Centennial
580 St. Anne’s Rd.
Sunday, 12:30–1:30 pm, Jan 8–Mar 19

Terry Sawchuck
901 Kimberly St.
Saturday, 11:45 am–12:45 pm, Jan 7–Mar 11

Transcona East End CC
517 Pandora Ave. E
Sunday, 1:30–2:30 pm, Jan 8–Mar 19
Cancelled Sunday, Jan 22 & Feb 19
Saturday, 6:30–7:30 pm, Jan 7–Mar 18
Cancelled Saturday, Jan 21


Stay healthy and have fun by taking a free swim at City of Winnipeg operated indoor pools.

Schedule Effective  January 8 – March 18, 2023

Taka a free swim at City of Winnipeg operated indoor pools.

  • Free Swim: designated time for safe activities for everyone; no admission fees apply;
  • Loonie / Toonie Swim: designated time for safe activities for all people that meet admission requirements, admission fee for under 18 years is $ 1.00; admission fee for 18 years and over is $2.00;
  • Youth Swim: designated time for safe activities for swimmers 9 – 19 years of age.
  • Family Swim: designated time for safe activities for families, adults must be accompanied by children and children must be accompanied by adults;

St. James Civic Center 2055 Ness Ave

Margaret Grant Pool 685 Dalhousie Drive
Free Swim Friday 8:30 AM – 9:25 AM
Free Teen Swim 9-19 years Friday 7:30-9:00pm

Eldon Ross 25 1887 Pacific Avenue West
Loonie/Toonie Swim Saturday 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm

St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool 644 Parkdale
FREE TEEN SWIM 9-19YRS Saturday 6:00PM-8:00PM

Transcona Kinsmen Centennial 1101 Wabasha Street
Loonie /Toonie Friday 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Free Youth Swim 9 – 19 yrs. Only Friday 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Elmwood Kildonans Pool 909 Concordia Avenue
Free Youth Swim & Waterslide 9 yrs – 19 yrs Friday 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free Public Swim Saturday 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Seven Oaks Pool 444 Adsum Drive
Free Teen Swim Saturday 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Bonivital Pool – 1215 Archibald Street
Free Teen Swim 9-19 years Saturday 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool 381 Sherbrook Street

Free Swim Friday 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Free Swim Saturday 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Sunday Visits at the Winnipeg Fire Fighters Museum #AlmostFree

Date: Sundays
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Venue: Winnipeg Fire Fighters Museum, 56 Maple Street
Price: Admission by donation

They offer a glimpse of what fire fighting was like from the 1874 volunteer-era to the present day.

The Manitoba Electrical Museum

Date: Tuesday-Friday
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Venue: 680 Harrow St
Price: $5.00 per person, children 5 years & under free.

Manitoba Electrical Museum and Education Centre is a museum in Winnipeg, Manitoba, dedicated to the electrical history of Manitoba.