Thurs., Aug. 8/Steinbach
6:30 p.m. – Summer Movie Night at Jake Epp Library, 255 Elmdale St., featuring “Storks” (rated G). Come with family and friends; children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Free admission; free popcorn. Call 204-326-6841 for more info.
Fri., Aug. 9/Grunthal
4-7:30 p.m. – Menno Home & Greendale Estate Neighbourhood Street Party, 235 Park St. Music – Lorne and Shirley Derkatch, program and greetings – Ed Doerksen, bouncy castle, silent auction, BBQ meal (admission by donation). Park on nearby streets and at GV School or EMB Church lot. Bake sale proceeds to purchase wheelchair swing; all other funds for new resident sunroom.
Sat., Aug. 10/Tolstoi
10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. - Manitoba Tall Grass Prairie Preserve Prairie Day, at Prairie Shore Interpretive Trail, 3 km east of Tolstoi on PR 209. Learn about plants, birds and insects; bug hunts; guided walks; bake bannock; scavenger hunts; crafts; critter catching. Admission $5, free for children. On-site canteen; BBQ lunch 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; picnic tables; rustic washrooms. Bring lawn chair, blanket, sunscreen, insect repellent, rubber boots or change of footwear. Contact Christie 204-425-3229 or firstname.lastname@example.org for info.
Sat. & Sun., Aug. 10 & 11/Steinbach
10 a.m. – Manitoba Provincial Plow Association & South East Manitoba Draft Horse Association 7th Annual Plow Match, 4 mi east of Steinbach on Hwy 52, 1.75 mi south on Rd 39E (Kokomo Rd). Watch for signs. Draft horse and vintage tractors; admission free; lunch available. Call John 204-346-4323 for info.
Sat. & Sun., Aug. 10 & 11/Roseau River
Roseau River Music Festival at Roseau River Park; Saturday 2-8 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Camping space available for a charge. Food on site (canteen). Call 204-434-9577 for more info.
Thurs., Aug. 15/Steinbach
6:30 p.m. – Summer Movie Night at Jake Epp Library, 255 Elmdale St., featuring “Wonder Park” (rated G). Come with family and friends; children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Free admission; free popcorn. Call 204-326-6841 for more info.
Fri.-Sun., Aug. 16-18/St Malo
10th Manitoba Fiberglass and Vintage Camper Rally at St Malo Provincial Park. $5 to join the rally plus camping site; includes 2 seminars, free pancake breakfast, meet and greets, and potluck dinner. Free trailer open house tour (open to the public) Saturday, Aug. 17 from 1-3 p.m. (Section F). View great little vintage campers. Email Roland Hoffman at email@example.com for more info.
Sat., Aug. 17/Sprague
12-4 p.m. - 8th Annual Show & Shine, in Sprague near corner of Hwy 12 and PR 308, white shed. Antique, classic, sport, muscle cars, off road vehicles, vintage snowmobiles, tractors and special interest vehicles. Entertainment, BBQ burgers and hotdogs, refreshments. No entry fee. Donations to Ross L. Gray sports program. Register entries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sun., Aug. 18/Gardenton South
10 a.m. – Church service at St Demetrius Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Church, 3 mi south of Gardenton. Everyone welcome.
Mon., Aug. 19-Mon., Aug. 26/Steinbach
Steinbach Arts Council Fall Program Registration; 10% off when you register for any fall program. Over 60 programs – visual arts, creative wellness, community programs, Backyard Theatre Company, Boss Dance Academy. For more details, or to register, visit www.steinbachartscouncil.ca or call 204-346-1077.
Fri., Sept. 6/Steinbach
1-3 p.m. – Nobody’s Perfect, at Steinbach Family Resource Centre, 101 North Front Dr. Free support for moms and dads of children from birth to age 6; meet, discuss, share, discover. Register at 204-346-0413 or email email@example.com.