Dauphin, Canada

The Dauphin and District Community Food Bank provides food for people in need, on specific Thursdays each month, from 5 pm to 8 pm.  You must come in person, and bring your Manitoba Health Card, in order to receive food.

You can get food every 4 weeks. If you want more information you can call 638-7853 and leave a message.

The Food Bank is located at Parkland Crossing at 220 Whitmore Avenue West.

You may request Food Assistance on these days:  February 15, March 1, March 15, March 29, April 12, and April 26.

Walking Wednesdays are back at Credit Union Place in Dauphin! The Dauphin Rotary Club is sponsoring a free day of walking at the Dauphin Clinic Pharmacy Walking Track, at Credit Union Place, each Wednesday from October 4th to April 25th.

The Dauphin and District Chamber of Commerce is hosting their annual community connection Luncheon Series at the Lions Den, in the Parkland Rec Complex, starting at 11:45 am.

Tickets are available for each session. Call the Chamber office to secure your tickets, 204-622-3140.  Your next session is on February 13th, and the featured presenters will be from the Parkland Job Opportunity Centre and Partners for Careers.

The Parkland Healthy Child Coalition invites parents and educators to attend a free information session, for tools and techniques on regulating emotions and behaviours for kids, ages 2 to 6, with Occupational Therapist Pam Becker, on Monday, February 12, at Parkland Crossing, in Dauphin, from 10 am to 3 pm; there is a free lunch.

Bratstva Ukrainian Dance Studio in Dauphin is hosting their seventh annual Dinner and Dance in Dauphin at the 8th Avenue Hall in Dauphin on Saturday February 10th, cocktails at 5:30, dinner is at 6:30, music provided by PTO, Party Time Orchestra. Get your advance tickets today by calling 204-572-6287, and also from Ruff’s Furniture in Dauphin.

The Dauphin and District Handi-Van will host their Annual Valentine’s Tea on Saturday, February 10, from 2 to 4 pm, at the Dauphin United Church.  Enjoy coffee and tea, with finger sandwiches, cheese, pickles, and some tasty dainties.

Also get in on the silent auction, bake sale, raffle, and door prizes.

Don’t miss the Manitoba Snowmobile Drag Racing Championship!

It's on today, presented by The Ochre River Snowmobile Club!

Racing begins at 12 noon, admission is only $10, kids 12 and under get in free! Racers win BIG with a 100 percent payout, and there’ll be prize draws, a 50-50 draw, and Grudge Racing, if time permits.

Location is five miles north of Sifton, on Road 114 West.

It’s the biggest show of its kind in western Canada - the Yorkton Farm Toy Show, February 10th and 11th.

It’s your chance to see tables full of toy tractors, antiques, die-cast cars, custom built toys, signs, sports cards, dolls, doll clothes, and much more.  Get your raffle tickets to win a W-4 International Pedal Tractor – all proceeds from the raffle will go to `Zarah`s Fight,` supporting a 2-year-old battling Leukemia.

There’s an all-toy auction on February 9th at the Yorkton Auction Centre – get more auction details online at jakz.ca. This event will bring back memories.

The Yorkton Farm Toy and Collectible Show and Sale at St. Mary’s Cultural Centre – 240 Wellington Avenue – 9 to 5 Saturday, February 10th and 9 to 4 Sunday, February 11th

Enjoy the Winter Adventure Weekend at Wasagaming in Clear Lake, February 9 to 11.

There will be family winter activities, beer gardens, great food, a shinny tournament, live music, a cabin fever social, and so much more, it's a great outdoor weekend for the family. For more info go online to www.friendsofridingmountain.ca

The Dauphin Relay for Life Kick-Off is on Thursday, February 8, from 5 pm to 7 pm, at the Dauphin Market Place Mall.

Anyone interested in putting together a team, wanting to join a team, volunteer, are a survivor, or would like to become a committee member, are all welcome to come out. Registration and team kits will be available.

Walking Wednesdays are back at Credit Union Place in Dauphin! The Dauphin Rotary Club is sponsoring a free day of walking at the Dauphin Clinic Pharmacy Walking Track, at Credit Union Place, each Wednesday from October 4th to April 25th.