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Manitoba Day 2016

Join us on May 14, 2016 for a very special day in honour of our Manitoba's 146th Birthday!

Highlights include:

  • FREE ADMISSION to the Museum Galleries, Science Gallery and Planetarium shows all day long!
  • MEET Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries IMPACT Team Ambassadors:
    • Obby Khan, former CFL Football Player
    • Kaitlyn Lawes, Olympic Gold Medallist
    • Janine Stephens, Olympic Silver Medallist
    • Josh Wytinck, Professional Golfer
  • PAINT a Community Mural in Alloway Hall - thanks to Graffiti Art Programming Inc.
  • ATTEND the Arts, Culture and Heritage Fair
  • ENJOY the Bisons Gone Wild Scavenger Hunt
  • INVESTIGATE the new exhibit – Dino Dig Discovery Room
  • VOTE for your favourite cake in the Cake-a-toba cake decorating contest
  • VISIT the Parks Canada green screen booth and get your picture taken
  • WITNESS La Compagnie de La Vérendrye and the Forces of Lord Selkirk
  • WATCH the formal program with greetings from dignitaries at 3 pm
  • FREE cake and coffee

Formal Program 3:00 pm

  • MC: Beau from 99.9 BOB FM
  • Claudette Leclerc, Executive Director and CEO, Manitoba Museum
  • Province of Manitoba, Honourable Rochelle Squires
  • Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries
  • Free Cake and Coffee

Planetarium Schedule

Zula Patrol: Down to Earth • 11:30 am & 2 pm
Join The Zula Patrol as they take a rollicking ride into the past to save Earth from almost certain disaster!

Astronaut • 1 pm & 4 pm
The exploration of space is the greatest journey of exploration humanity has ever undertaken so what does it take to be a part of the journey?  Find out what it takes to be an astronaut.

Live with the Stars • 3 pm
Explore the constellations, planets and celestial events you can see from your own backyard and then fly into space to see them from a new perspective – presented live.

PLEASE NOTE: for the safety and enjoyment of all our visitors, once a show has begun latecomers will not be admitted and visitors leaving the show will not be re-admitted.

 

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