May 26-28

Posted Every Tuesday before 7 PM.


Black Professionals in Music
Date & Time: May 26
Venue: WAG-Qaumajuq – Eckhardt Hall, 300 Memorial Blvd

Celebrate Black Professionals in Music at WAG–Qaumajuq! In partnership with Manitoba Music, we’re sharing a night of music brought to you by BPM. The special event will feature sets from acclaimed local artists. 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.

Doors Open Winnipeg 2023

Date & Time: May 27-28
Venue: Doors Open Winnipeg, 509-63 Albert Street

Held annually, Doors Open Winnipeg is a FREE city-wide celebration of Winnipeg’s distinct spaces, outstanding architecture and vibrant history. Each year, visitors are encouraged to explore Winnipeg’s past at unique events and tours located throughout the city. Since 2004, over 300,000 visitors and countless volunteers have made Doors Open Winnipeg one of the city’s essential spring events.

Vaughan Street Jail @ Doors Open Winnipeg
Date & Time: May 27-28
Venue: Vaughn Street Jail, 444 York Avenue

Visit Winnipeg’s very own Victorian gaol and hear true crime stories about rapscallions, bootleggers, soiled doves and murderers. Stand in cells that held the undesirables from the Winnipeg General Strike, the infamous Gorilla Strangler, solitary confinement and more!

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Royal Canadian Mint @ Doors Open Winnipeg

Date & Time: May 27-28
Saturday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Venue: Royal Canadian Mint, 520 Lagimodière Boulevard

The Royal Canadian Mint’s Winnipeg location at 520 Lagimodiere Blvd. is a world leader in circulation coin design and innovation. It was established in 1976 as a high-tech, high-volume manufacturing facility. Every single Canadian circulation coin is produced here — literally billions each year. Take a fun and informative 35-45 minute guided tour

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Dalnavert Museum – Doors Open 2023

Date & Time: May 27-28
Saturday: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Venue: Dalnavert Museum and Visitors’ Centre, 61 Carlton Street

This year, Dalnavert is offering three FREE activities for Doors Open Winnipeg 2023: guided tours of the first floor, short talks on Everything In Its Place, and our Homeland of the Métis Nation walking tour. Unlike last year, there is no pre-booking.

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Free Admission to Naval Museum of Manitoba
Date & Time: May 27 & 28, 11:00am – 5:00pm
Venue: St. Boniface Museum, 494 Taché Avenue

The museum’s collection includes documents, pictures, books, and military artifacts related to the Navy from the period of organization onwards. Not only does the museum preserve the history of the navy, but it also provides a training facility to teach Naval and HMCS Chippawa history. Additionally, it fosters an interest in the Navy, its activities, and accomplishments among the general public.

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Free Tours To Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum
Date & Time: May 27, 11:00am – 5:00pm
Venue: St. Boniface Museum, 494 Taché Avenue

Come visit and experience the heritage of French Winnipeg at Saint-Boniface! With a wonderful view of the river, our Museum Ambassadors will share with you the amazing history of the structure and community that surrounds it. We are the oldest building in the city, a location that you don’t want to miss!

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Haunted History Tour @ Doors Open Winnipeg
Date & Time: May 27-28
Venue: Memorial Provincial Park, 219 Memorial Boulevard

Regisration Required

Join one of Winnipeg’s most experienced guides and author of the book Haunted Winnipeg: Ghost Stories from the Heart of the Continent on a tour of haunted history. The walk will combine historical fact with ghost stories connected to three well-known Winnipeg buildings. Starting at Vaughan Street Jail, the tour will proceed to the Manitoba Legislature Building and conclude at Dalnavert Museum. Please note the tour does NOT go inside any of the buildings. Appropriate for ages 10 and up.

Taste of Asia
Date & Time: May 27-28
Venue: CN Stage & Field, The Forks, 1 Forks Market Rd

Its a celebration of culture and the food that connects us to our heritage. It is a day of family fun, cultural performances, and some of the best Asian food around.

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Skills Canada National Competition 2023

Date: May 25-26, 2023
Venue: RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Avenue, Winnipeg

Free Admission

The Skills Canada National Competition 2023 (SCNC) is a free event that showcases the talents and skills of young Canadians in various trades and technologies. More than 550 competitors from across the country will participate in over 40 competitions, ranging from carpentry and fashion technology to information technology and welding. Visitors will also have the opportunity to explore interactive activities, exhibits, and workshops that highlight the diverse and rewarding careers in the skilled trades and technologies.

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 Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Date: Fridays
Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way
Free Admission

The only museum entirely devoted to human rights for all. It is situated on Indigenous ancestral lands on Treaty One Territory and the birthplace of the Métis

Show us your Pride: Lady Muse and The Inspirations

Date: May 26
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: Bonnie & John Buhler Hall, Level 1, Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way
Free, Registration Required Click Here

A glamourous drag performance featuring a live band covering everything from pop diva hits to vintage cabaret gems.

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!


Spring & Summer Pop-Up Free Store
Date: May 26, 11:00 am-6:00 pm
Venue: Elmwood Community Resource Centre, 545 Watt St.

Featuring new and pre-loved clothes, accessories and small household goods for next season. Sorry, no holds or deliveries.

If you are in the Spring Cleaning Mode we are gratefully accepting donations from May 8-24 for the free store.

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Walk & Talk
Date: May 26, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Venue: CMHA, 930 Portage Avenue

CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg is excited to bring you Walk & Talk! Join us every Friday for weekly walks to connect with others and talk. The group is drop-in style, so there is no need to register. Grab your water bottle, wear comfortable shoes, and enjoy the fresh air. Grab a good jacket to keep you dry if it looks like rain.

Critical Mass Winnipeg
Date: May 26, 5:00 PM
Venue: Central Park

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!

Bell Tower Community Café
Date: May 26, 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
Venue: Westminster United Church, 745 Westminster Avenue

The Bell Tower Community Café is bringing people together from West Broadway, Wolseley and across Winnipeg. We’re a Friday night coffee house (bi-weekly) where people from all walks of life are making good things together: free eats, free coffee & tea, free live music, and free food hampers for people in the neighbourhood.

Register for a food hamper with Winnipeg Harvest at 204-982-3660.

Community Movie Nights
Date: May 26, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: Robert A. Steen Community Center, 745 Westminster Avenue

Featuring Avatar. Next Friday is our Community Movie Night! We’ll be featuring one movie at 6:00 PM! FREE ADMISSION Canteen is open *cash only*

Live Entertainment at Cineplex Junxion

May 26 6-6:45pm; 8-8:45pm – The Barnyards
May 27 6-6:45pm; 8-8:45pm – Justin Seguin
May 28 3:30-4:15pm; 5:30-6:15pm – Tanner J. LG

Venue: Kildonan Place, 1555 Regent Avenue West

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

Live Music at McPhillips Station Casino

May 26 & 27 – Piano Catz | 8 PM – 11 PM @ Loft180
May 27 – Damn Straight | 8 PM – 11 PM @ Mainstage

Venue: 484 McPhillips St

Winnipeg Run Club
Date: Saturdays, 8 AM
Venue: The Forks 1, Forks Market Road

We are a lululemon led community driven run crew. We meet weekly 8am on Saturday mornings at The Forks. Each week we set up 5km & 10km routes with over 20 community run leaders to support you along the way. The intention is everyone feels welcome and safe. It’s a great way to start your weekend, moving with others!

During our warmer months we meet under The Canopy at The Forks

RSVP Required

The Sound of Spring
Date: May 27
Time: 10 AM – 1 PM
Venue: Robert A. Steen Community Centre, 980 Palmerston Ave.

Saving Audio Recycling & Stereo E-Waste will be having their stereo and music e-waste drop off event in our parking lot!

Registration Required Click Here

Ghost Signs Walking Tour
Date: May 27-28

Saturday: 11:00am & 1:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am & 1:00pm

Venue: Starts at The Cube, Old Market Square

Join tour guide Matt Cohen and walk the Exchange District in search of ghost signs. Discover the area’s fading promotional signage and learn more about the companies that called these warehouses home. This fascinating tour will allow participants to travel back in time and get to know the businesses behind the ads and the impact they played in shaping the landscape of the district.

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Free Tours of Winnipeg Firefighters Museum
Date: May 27-28

Saturday: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am – 3:00pm

Venue: 56 Maple Street

The Fire Fighter’s Museum of Winnipeg is not just a fire hall. It was, for hundreds of firefighters (and a number of horses), a home away from home and for many of them, their actual home! Used as an active fire station until 1990, our building has seen almost 120 years of city growth and changes around it, but has remained true to its original roots.

Registration Required Click Here

Live Entertainment at Cineplex Junxion

May 26 6-6:45pm; 8-8:45pm – The Barnyards
May 27 6-6:45pm; 8-8:45pm – Justin Seguin
May 28 3:30-4:15pm; 5:30-6:15pm – Tanner J. LG

Venue: Kildonan Place, 1555 Regent Avenue West

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

Sports Night
Date: May 27, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 45 Dalhousie Dr.

Basketball on May 27. We alternate between volleyball and basketball every week. Text if interested 204–294-7502. Ages 18–30. Everyone is welcome

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Valour Community Centre Open Gym Times

Clifton Site, 1315 Strathcona St
No open gym this weekend

Isaac Brock 715 Telfer St. N
No open gym this weekend

Orioles Site, 448 Burnell St.
Friday, May 26th 6-8pm

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

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!

Sunday Cruise Night at the Pony Corral
Date: Sundays
Time: 3:00 PM
Venue: 400 Wilton St.

The original Sunday Cruise Night is back at the Pony Corral
This Sunday come to the Pony Grant featuring the #CorvetteClub of #Manitoba
… delicious food, cold drinks and the city’s most impressive cars
It all gets started at 3pm and is open to all car lovers
The legendary #SundayNightCruise at the #PonyCorral on Grant.


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

March 19 – June 10
FREE SWIM Sun 1:30PM – 4:30PM
FREE SWIM Fri 7:30PM-9:30PM

Margaret Grant Pool 685 Dalhousie Drive

March 19 – June 10
Free Swim Fri 8:30am – 9:25am
Free Teen Swim 9-19 years Fri 7:30-9:00pm

Eldon Ross 25 1887 Pacific Avenue West

March 19 – June 10
Loonie/Toonie Swim Sat 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm

St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool 644 Parkdale

March 19 – June 10
FREE TEEN SWIM 9-19YRS Sat 6:00PM-8:00PM

Transcona Kinsmen Centennial 1101 Wabasha Street

March 19 – June 10
Loonie /Toonie Fri 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Free Youth Swim 9 – 19 yrs. Only Fri 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Elmwood Kildonans Pool 909 Concordia Avenue

March 19 – June 10
Free Youth Swim & Waterslide 9 yrs – 19 yrs Fri 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free Public Swim Sat 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Seven Oaks Pool 444 Adsum Drive

March 19 – June 10
Free Teen Swim Sat 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Bonivital Pool – 1215 Archibald Street

March 19 – June 10
Free Teen Swim 9-19 years Sat 7:30 PM– 9:00 PM

Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool 381 Sherbrook Street

March 19 – June 17
Free Swim Fri 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Free Swim Sat 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Loonie/Toonie Swim Sun 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

March 19 – June 10
Free Swim Sun 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Loonie/Toonie Swim Fri 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Loonie/Toonie Swim Sat 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Free Teen Swim 9-19 years Sat 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM


Kids must be registered before they can bowl for free at Registration is valid only at the bowling center you chose. All participants must wear bowling shoes – rental shoes available. Not good for use with daycare outings, camps, business or club outings, or birthday party celebrations.

Standard shoe rental rates apply at all locations

Chateau Lanes 1145 Nairn Ave

May 3 – September 1
FRIDAY Noon — 6:00pm

Dakota Lanes, 1085 St. Mary’s Rd.

May 15 – August 31
FRIDAY Open — 6:00pm
SUNDAY Open — 6:00pm

Rossmere Lanes 1042 Henderson Hwy.

June 1 – September 30
FRIDAY Noon — 8:00pm
SATURDAY Noon — 6:00pm
SUNDAY Noon — 5:00pm

St. James Lanes 1805 Portage Ave.

May 1 – September 7
FRIDAY 1:00pm — 6:00pm
SATURDAY 1:00pm — 6:00pm
SUNDAY 1:00pm — 6:00pm

Cineplex Family Favourites #AlmostFree

Date: Every Saturday
Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Price: $2.99
Venue: Scotiabank Theater Winnipeg, 817 St James St

Katak the Brave Beluga – May 27

Weekend plans for the whole gang just got easier! Our Family Favourites program runs movies every Saturday morning, for only $2.99 +tax.

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