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10+ Free Weekend Events April 19-21

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April 19, 2024
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10+ Free Things To Do In Winnipeg This Weekend April 19-21, 2024

Posted Every Tuesday before 7 PM.


FEATURED EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

Earth Day celebration at Vimy Ridge Memorial Park
Date
: April 20 @ 1 PM – 4 PM
Venue: 252 Home St.

Join the Green Party of Manitoba to Celebrate Earth Day! There will be live music, storytelling and refreshments! Enjoy the day outside at beautiful Vimy Ridge Park at this Come & Go, All Weather Event!

Earth Day Weekend at The Forks
Date: April 20 @ 11:00 am – April 21 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: 1 Forks Market Road

Feeling guilty about that extra takeout container or overflowing closet? Earth Day Weekend at The Forks is here to help!
Join The Forks on April 20th & 21st (11 AM – 5 PM) for a weekend packed with ways to become a superhero for our planet! Swap clothes , ditch your e-waste ☠️, and discover how YOU can make a difference alongside amazing sustainability champions.

Free Admission to Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Date: Every Sunday
Time: 10 AM – 5 PM
Venue: 85 Israel Asper Way
Free Admission

Sundays at the Museum is a great chance to get together and explore the exhibits, browse through the Boutique and more.

DOWNTOWN

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.

Manitoba Sports Hall Of Fame

Date: Open Tuesday to Friday
Time: 11 AM – 3 PM
Venue: 145 Pacific Ave., #100
Free Admission

Celebrate the history and achievements of sports in the province. It was established in 1980 and has inducted over 500 individuals and teams from various sports, such as hockey, curling, speed skating, basketball, and more. The museum features exhibits, artifacts, photographs, and stories that showcase Manitoba’s sport heritage and culture.

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!

Reducing Your Lawn
Date: April 20, 11:00AM – 12:30PM
Venue: Millennium Library, 251 Donald St
Registration Required: Yes

Are you interested in turning your lawn into a more resilient landscape? Master Gardener Derek Yarnell has been expanding his gardens since the fall of 2020, and has practical tips and inspiration to share. Participants will learn about the role that household gardeners can play in helping to repair and restore biodiversity. Attract pollinators to your yard, and make a real difference with your garden!

Earth Day Weekend – Target Zero Eco Tours

Date:
April 20, 1 PM & 2:30 PM
April 21, 1 PM & 2:30 PM

Venue: The Forks Market, 1 Forks Market Road

Our Target Zero Eco Tour is an innovative and interactive walking tour that teaches kids and adults how to minimize their carbon footprint by showcasing what we have done here at The Forks.

1:00 PM TOURS: The tours, created and executed in conjunction with Green Kids Inc. , offers a 60 minute interactive walking experience for school-aged children and kids at heart!

2:30 PM TOURS: The tours offer a 60 minute walking and educational experience for adults.

Earth Day Flash Mob and Dance Showcase
Date: April 21, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Venue: The Forks Market, 1 Forks Market Road

Get ready to bust a move at the Earth Day Flash Mob and Dance Showcase. Secure your spot in the dance crew or kick back and groove as a groovy spectator. Sign up to Dance/Perform/Volunteer No experience necessary, inclusive, and accessible options. Learn from dance instructor Dana Lance who will be providing K-Pop choreography. Sign up to receive rehersal schedule and details.

AROUND WINNIPEG

Mulvey Market featuring Pokémon Night
Date
: April 19, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: 421 Mulvey Avenue East

Come buy/sell/trade. No entry fee!!

This time we are letting you have tables for free to sell your products! (Please contact Kenan at 204-990-4049, first come first serve)

Board Game Night
Date
: Every Friday, 5 PM – 9 PM
Venue: Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal, 180 Poplar Avenue

The end date is unspecified. This activity may end without prior notice. Check Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal’s Facebook page if you would like to confirm.

Rising Sun Pow Wow Club
Date: Every Friday, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Venue: Turtle Island Community Centre, 510 King Street

Rising Sun Pow Wow Club is on! Come share gifts, learn Pow Wow Dance, drumming, teachings, cultural crafts, and much more!

Fridays – at 363 McGregor Street from 5:30pm-7:30pm

A light snack will be provided. Everyone is welcome. to participate in our free Pow Wow Club. To register, please contact [email protected] or call 204-925-0317 for more information.

Live Music at McPhillips Station Casino

April 19 & 20, 2024 @ Loft180 | 9 PM – 12 AM, Blair Hordeski

April 19 2024 @ Mainstage | 9 PM – Rockalypso

April 20, 2024 @ Mainstage | 9 PM – 12 AM Pop Vegas

Venue: 484 McPhillips St

Calamity Jane
Date: April 19, 9 PM – 1 AM
Venue: Nor Villa Hotel, 1763 Henderson Hwy.

No cover charge. Food + Drinks $$$

Live Music at Silver Spike Saloon
Date: Every Friday and Saturday, 9 PM – 1 AM
Venue: 202 Bond St

No cover charge. Food + Drinks $$$

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

Robert A. Steen Community Centre Craft Sale
Date: April 20 @10 AM – 4 PM
Venue: 980 Palmerston Avenue

Free Admission!
Please check out our amazing list of handmade makers!

All Things Pretty Handmade Market
Date: April 20 @ 1 PM – 4 PM
Venue: 565 Guibault St

Free admission. We have 30+ local home-based businesses who will be here all day to share their beautiful artworks, hand crafted products and delicious baked with love treats. Come out, say Hi. We would love to see you.

Winnipeg Parking Lot Puzzle Exchange
Date: April 20 @ 2:00 PM – 2:15 PM
Venue: IKEA Winnipeg, 500 Sterling Lyon Parkway

Refresh your puzzle collection for free at the Winnipeg Parking Lot Puzzle Exchange! Swap gently used puzzles with fellow enthusiasts. Find details on the next event date and location

Game Night
Date: April 20 @6 PM
Venue: First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg, 603 Wellington Crescent

Join us on April 20, 6-9 PM for a game night for all ages! Bring your favourite game (if you have one), a snack to share, and your favourite beverage. Childcare is available upon request. Email [email protected] or [email protected] to request childcare or for questions.

Valour Community Centre Open Gym

Date:
April 13, 4:30 PM – 6 PM
April 14, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Venue: Isaac Brock, 715 Telfer Street North

Spring Craft Market at Valour Community Centre
Date April 21, 10 AM – 3 PM
Venue: 448 Burnell St

Free admission, tons of local vendors. Come enjoy the best our area has to offer and support your crafty neighbours!

KIDS EAT FOR FREE

Kids Eat Free at Hooters 
Date: Sunday and Saturday, all day
Venue: 1501 St. Matthews Ave, Winnipeg

Kids eat free on the weekends at Hooters! *10 & under off the kids menu with the purchase of a adult entrée of $12 or more

Note: This offer may stop at any time without prior notice. Call the restaurant first to confirm.

Kids Eat Free at Fionn’s Winnipeg Every Sunday
Date: Every Sunday
Venue: 1180 Grant Ave

KIDS EAT FREE + $7 Caesars all day every Sunday.

Note: This offer may stop at any time without prior notice. Call the restaurant first to confirm.

FREE SWIM INDOOR POOLS


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

Effective April 7 – June 15, 2024 

*Schedules are subject to change without prior notice*

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;

Bonivital Pool 1215 Archibald Street

FREE TEEN SWIM Sat 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Important Notice: Bonivital Pool will be closed Starting Spring 2024 for renovation. The exact closing date will be announced at a later date. Please visit our website to find out more information


Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex 999 Sargent Avenue

FREE SWIM Sat 2:30 PM – 6 PM
FREE TEEN SWIM Sat 6:30 PM – 9:45 PM


Eldon Ross 25 1887 Pacific Avenue West

Loonie/Toonie Swim Sat 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM


Elmwood Kildonans Pool 909 Concordia Avenue

Free Youth Swim & Waterslide 9-19 years Fri 7 PM – 9 PM
Free Public Swim Sat 3:30 PM – 5 PM


Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool 381 Sherbrook Street

Free Swim Fri 2 PM – 5 PM
Free Swim Sat 3 PM – 5 PM
Family-only Loonie/Toonie Sat 5 PM – 7 PM
Loonie/Toonie Swim Sun, 2 PM – 4 PM x


Margaret Grant Pool 685 Dalhousie Drive

Free Swim Fri 8:30 AM – 9:25 AM 
Free Teen Swim Fri 7:30 PM – 9 PM


Seven Oaks Pool 444 Adsum Drive

Free Teen Swim Sat 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM


Sergeant Tommy Prince Place 90 Sinclair St.

Free Swim Sun 4 PM – 5 PM
Free Teen Swim Sat 7 PM – 9 PM
Loonie/Toonie Fri 4:30 PM – 7 PM
Loonie/Toonie Sat 4 PM – 6:30 PM


St. James Assiniboia Centennial 644 Parkdale St.

Free Teen Swim Sat 6 PM – 8 PM


St. James Civic Center 2055 Ness Ave

Free Swim Sun 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Free Swim Fri 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM


Transcona Kinsmen Centennial 1101 Wabasha Street

Loonie/Toonie Fri 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Free Youth Swim Fri 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM





The Manitoba Electrical Museum

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

Spring Dance

Date: April 19, 2024
Ages 0-5 5:30pm-7pm
Grade1-5 7:30pm-9pm

Venue: Assiniboia West Recreation Association, 861 Buchanan Blvd.

Price: $2.00 entry for kids

Cash canteen!

Friday Family Night at Champlain Community Centre

Date: Fridays during Spring

Time:
Family Time 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Team Time 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Venue: 282 Niverville Ave, 282 Niverville Ave.
Price: $3 per child or $5 per family

TGIF. Fridays is still drop in Open Gym this spring.

*Board games and crafts are also available – just ask at the canteen staff upon arrival.

Open House and Train Show

Date:
April 20, 10 AM – 5 PM
April 21, 10 AM – 4 PM

Time:
Family Time 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Team Time 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Venue: Charleswood Legion, 6003 Roblin Blvd.
Price: By Donation proceeds to support St. Amant

Demonstrations, operating layouts, photo displays, model displays and more.

Badminton Drop in Sundays
Date: Sundays 6 PM – 7:30 PM
Venue: Robert A. Steen Community Centre, 980 Palmerston Avenue

Drop-in Badminton starts again on the 14th @ 7pm! 🏸 Don’t forget about the $5.00 drop-in fee!
(Please note that on the 21st Badminton will begin at 7PM due to an event)

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