JUNE BALLOON
JUNE 2, 2018

Can you believe it? We're turning 32 years old! It's our birthday on Saturday, June 2, and we want you to join the fun! All general admissions are 50% off on our birthday! For 32 years, the Children's Museum has been a place where children and their families can play, laugh, learn, and grow.  
 
To celebrate, join us from 11:00AM to 3:00PM for magnificent balloons, a birthday-themed craft, free goodie bags* for children, and scrumptious cake.* At 11:00AM and 1:00PM, special guests Prelude Music will provide some musical activities and lead us in singing a very happy birthday song. It's going to be a blast - see you at the party!
 
(*Available while supplies last)   
 
 

GREAT CANADIAN GIVING CHALLENGE
JUNE 1 - 30, 2018
 
The Great Canadian Giving Challenge is back! The Great Canadian Giving Challenge is an exciting month-long contest that gives charities the chance to win a $10,000 donation. Donate to the Children's Museum via GivingChallenge.ca between June 1 - 30, and each donated dollar will earn the Children's Museum one entry in a grand prize draw for $10,000. #GivingChallengeCA


CASTLE BUILDER
NOW UNTIL SEPTEMBER 3, 2018

Hear ye, hear ye! The Children's Museum is proud to present Castle Builder! This exhibition will transport you to a kingdom where you become a castle builder, building your own toy castle brick by brick. Whatever your age or skill level you can construct castles, learn about real-world castles and their building secrets, and plan your ideal castle's defenses. You can even explore the inside of the royal castle, test your fortress designs with a catapult, and spot a dragon.  


Castle Builder was produced by The Children's Museum of Indianapolis. Local tour sponsored by Johnston Group. Additional local support provided by Global Television, Len Dubois Trucking, Prairie Public, Qualico, Toromont CAT, and 103.1 Virgin Radio.  
 

VOLUNTEER INFORMATION SESSION
JUNE 7, 2018

The Children's Museum is looking for volunteers to assist with our upcoming programming and events. Are you fun, creative, and interested in making a difference? Help spark kids' creative learning - become a Children's Museum volunteer today or share this message with someone you know! 
 
 
Volunteer Program Supporter: Payworks
 

EXPLORE-ABILITIES MORNING
JUNE 16, 2018

Part of our Explore-Abilities Access Program, join us on Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 8:00AM to 9:25AM for an Explore-Abilities Morning - a sensory-friendly museum experience designed for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences to have fun and enjoy interactive, hands-on learning in a safe and accessible facility!
 
*BONUS!*  Helping Autism Live Everywhere (HALE) will be offering a free drop-in LEGO building workshop at this Explore-Abilities Morning event.

Click here to register or to learn more.  
 
Explore-Abilities Access Program Supporters: The Bertram Austin Goodman, May Easton McLaren Goodman, and Dorothy Jean Goodman Foundation


WINNIPEG SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA NURSERY NOTES PERFORMANCES & INSTRUMENT PETTING ZOO WEEKEND
JUNE 16 & 17, 2018

Do you love going to the zoo? How about an Instrument Petting Zoo? What's an Instrument Petting Zoo, you ask? It's where you get to explore different musical instruments and chat with musicians. Also, have a listen to the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra while they perform - accompanied by puppets! - on Saturday at 11:00AM, 12:00PM, 2:00PM & 3:00PM and Sunday at 2:00PM & 3:00PM. 

 

DAD'S SPECIAL DAY
JUNE 17, 2018

To celebrate fathers on their special day, the Children's Museum is offering all dads half-price admission on Father's Day (Sunday, June 17). During your visit, be sure to stop by the Creation Station to create a custom tie just for your dad!

Click here to learn more.


ABORIGINAL DAY
JUNE 21, 2018

Join us on Thursday, June 21, 2018 for our second annual Aboriginal Day celebration! The festivities run from 11:00AM to 3:00PM. Join us for a hoop dance performance by Rylee Sandberg and a drumming workshop at 11:15AM. Can't make the first workshop? Don't despair- second drumming workshop will take place at 1:15PM! Participate in our special craft throughout the day, and join us for our teepee building activity and story times at 12:00PM and 2:00PM!

Click here to learn more.


CANADA DAY
JULY 1, 2018 

Come join us at the Children's Museum on July 1 from 11:00AM to 3:00PM to celebrate Canada's 151st birthday. Create your own Canada-themed sticker and play a round of Canadian "I Spy." The Children's Museum's extended summer hours begin on July 1 and run until September 3, 2018. Join us daily from 9:30AM - 6:00PM all summer long!

 

SUMMER DAY CAMP
JULY 2 - AUGUST 31, 2018

Summer is right around the corner, don't miss out on your chance to spend it at the Children's Museum! With time in the galleries - including our special summer exhibition Castle Builder, weekly field trips, water days, outdoor activities, games, crafts, and more, the Children's Museum is the place to be for summer fun!
 
*NEW THIS SUMMER*
The Children's Museum Day Camp is now open to children entering Kindergarten through Grade 4 in the 2018-2019 school year.

 

CASTLE BUILDER BIRTHDAY PARTIES
NOW UNTIL SEPTEMBER 3, 2018

Calling all Castle Builders! The Children's Museum kingdom is growing and we need your help to build a BIGGER and better castle. Choose from three Castle Builder-themed birthday parties, and we'll supply the blueprints and bricks - you just need to bring the building crew. After the castle is built, you get to create a majestic crown or a knight's shield and take a royal photograph with our Instax camera. 

 


Manitoba Children's Museum
45 Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4T6



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