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Here is what’s happening in the Parkland! 

Don’t miss the Brandon Wheat Kings in the Western Hockey League Playoffs, against the Medicine Hat Tigers! Credit Union Place in Dauphin will host games 3 and 4 in this Eastern Conference Quarter Final, on Tuesday March 28 and Wednesday March 29, both games start at 7:30pm! Remaining tickets for these games are available at the Credit Union Place Ticket office.

Register for Relay for life 2017 by March 31 to be entered into our Early Bird draw. The winning team will receive $1,000 toward their team fundraising goal! Every teammate that registers by midnight, Friday, March 31, will get your team one more entry into the contest. Be sure to get all of your teammates registered for even more chances to win! Register online or hand in your offline registration form to your Dauphin Relay for Life Committee.”  Register at relayforlife.ca  

Tickets for Dauphin's Countryfest 2017, are now on sale. Purchase your tickets in person at the Countryfest Office in Dauphin, also by calling 1-800-361-7300. Countryfest will be held June 29th to July 2nd. The line up is loaded including Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Tim Hicks, Meghan Patrick, Johnny Reid, Doc Walker and more.

Get your tickets for Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival from the office in Dauphin in person, or call 622-4600. Day passes and camping passes will also be available. Don’t miss Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival in Dauphin, August long weekend 2017. See CNUF.ca for updates and more info, also like Canada's National Ukrainian Festival on facebook. 

Season Tickets for the Dauphin Kings 50th Anniversary Campaign are on sale NOW! Adults are $199 until June 30, when the Early Bird Deadline passes. Student Season Tickets are $99 and a 30 game flex pack is $229. All Season Ticket holders will receive a special coupon book with their tickets during exhibition games in September. The coupon book is expected to have over $200 in savings and deals for fans. To order your tickets head down to the Kings Office at Credit Union Place or call 204-622-5461.

Enjoy free Walking Wednesdays at the Dauphin Clinic Pharmacy Walking Track at Credit Union Place! Enjoy the use of the walking track on Wednesdays for free, courtesy of the Rotary Club of Dauphin. 

The Dauphin Food Bank is always in need of non perishable food items. Any and all donations are needed including canned soups, pasta sauce, dry pasta, canned meat and fish,dry cereal, oatmeal, brown beans. fruit juices, mac and cheese, canned fruit, and canned tomatoes. Please drop off your items at the collection bin at Safeway, or you can arrange for drop off at the food bank by calling 638-7853. Please check your food donations for best before and expiry dates before donating. 

The Dauphin and District Community Food Bank will be having intake days on  March 30, April 13, and April 27. from 5pm to 8pm. You must come in person and bring your Manitoba Health card. For more information call 638-7853, and leave a message. 

For those grieving the death of a loved one by suicide Prairie Mountain Health presents Rediscover: Parkland Suicide Bereavement Support Group. Meetings are held the third Thursday of every month. To register call 622-6224 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

There are only 2 Saturdays left to get your Shopping Spree Raffle Tickets from the Parkland Humane Society. There are only 100 tickets left, so head down to the Coop Food Store on Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm  to get your ticket. The draw will happen on April 3rd. 

  

MARCH EVENTS 

Don’t miss the Brandon Wheat Kings in the Western Hockey League Playoffs, against the Medicine Hat Tigers! Credit Union Place in Dauphin will host games 3 and 4 in this Eastern Conference Quarter Final, on Tuesday March 28 and Wednesday March 29, both games start at 7:30pm. Remaining tickets for these games are available at the Credit Union Place Ticket office.

Register for Relay for life 2017 by March 31 to be entered into our Early Bird draw. The winning team will receive $1,000 toward their team fundraising goal! Every teammate that registers by midnight, Friday, March 31, will get your team one more entry into the contest. Be sure to get all of your teammates registered for even more chances to win! Register online or hand in your offline registration form to your Dauphin Relay for Life Committee.”  Register at relayforlife.ca. The Dauphin Relay for Life will be on Friday June 2nd at the Selo Site. 

Get your tickets today for Rockin the Fields of Minnedosa!This fun filled Rock music festival hits Minnedosa, August long weekend 2017! August 4 to 6! Early bird weekend passes are only available until March 31! Get your tickets and more info at www.rockinthefields.ca

Parkland Industrial Hemp Growers will host their AGM on Tuesday March 28th, 1pm at the Dauphin Super 8, all members and prospective members are invited to attend. For further information call 204-629-4367, or visit www.pihg.net. CKDM will be in attendance at the meeting.

Enjoy another free public spring break swim at the Kinsmen Aquatic Center in Dauphin on Wednesday March 29, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm. Proudly sponsored by the South Parkland Healthy Child Coaliton.

The 3rd Annual Firefighters Rooftop Campout will be held on the roof of the Dauphin Marketplace Mall on Thursday March 30th to Sunday April 2nd. Members of the Dauphin Fire Department will be camped out collecting funds for Muscular Dystrophy. This fundraiser is to raise awareness and collect funds in support of families affected by this disorder. For more information on how you can help out please contact the Dauphin Fire Department or a local firefighter. 

The Dauphin Chamber of Commerce is hosting another Breakfast Series Presentation on Thursday March 30, starting at 7am. Theme and presentation is"Psychic marketing doesn't work." Creating an online presence that lasts.Diving into the inner workings of social media and website use. Presentation delivered by Richard Bankert. For more information and to reserve your spot, please contact the Dauphin Chamber Of Commerce at 622-3140. 

The Dauphin and District Community Food Bank will be having and intake day on  Thursday March 30th, from 5pm to 8pm. You must come in person and bring your Manitoba Health card with you in order to apply for food assistance. For more information call 638-7853, and leave a message.

WJ Robertson Enterprises in Dauphin welcomes you to stop in at their brand new office at number 7 Memorial Boulevard during office hours this Friday March 31, for their open house! Stop in for coffee and donuts, and a showcase of their 3D Imaging, this imaging highlights some of the feature home renovation projects already under way, and upcoming. The new office is located on the corner of main and memorial in Dauphin. 

Spring is just around the corner and it’s time to celebrate! Your Dauphin Farm Credit Canada team would like to invite to you to a pre-seeding celebration and open house on Friday, March 31. Stop in for a visit and see their office renovations, a tractor on display and enter to win a door prize. Also, enjoy a BBQ between 11am. and 2pm. at their office at 18C – 1540 Main Street South. Hope to see you there!

Attend another free public spring break swim at the Kinsmen Aquatic Center in Dauphin on Friday March 31, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm, proudly sponsored by the South Parkland Healthy Child Coalition.

Enjoy the Laurier Card Party at The New Horizons Center on Friday March 31st at 7pm. Whist & Bingo with a late lunch.

Come out to the Dance at the Russel Leisure Center on Friday, March 31st from 7:30 to 11 pm, with music by the Russel Pelly Trail Band. Admission is $12 with lunch included.

The Grandview Legion will host the 18th Annual Headcheese Competition and Fundraising Auction on Friday March 31st, starting at 7pm. There is no entry fee, and if you would like to enter your headcheese or wish to donate a prize for the auction please call tony at 648-3630. Arrive early for this event, because seats fill up quickly. 

 

APRIL EVENTS 

Catalyst Credit Union will host their Annual General Meeting on Monday April 10th, at the Roblin Community Center, with registration at 5:30, at 6pm enjoy dinner and entertainment featuring Award Winning Singer Songwriter Kayla Luky. The meeting will follow at 7pm. Dinner tickets are $10 each, and must be purchased in advance from any CCU Branch. If you can't make it to Roblin, there will be a live stream video of the meeting at the Dauphin branch with Coffee and donuts at 6:45, and meeting to start at 7pm. For more info contact your local branch of the Catalyst Credit Union. 

Dauphin will host Art's Fest, in celebration of Canada's 150th Birthday, Saturday April 1st to Sunday April 9th. Enjoy adjudicated performing arts, visual arts and many fun events in our community. For more information see www.dauphinartsfest.com 

The Trembowla Crossed of Freedom Ladies Committee is sponsoring a Pre-Easter Bake Sale on Saturday, April 1 starting at 9am at the Dauphin Marketplace Mall. For more information call 638-9641. 

Everyone is invited to attend the Gilbert Plains Spring Market on Saturday April 1st from 10am til 3pm at the Gilbert Plains Legion Hall.  The hall is fully booked with great vendors including home based businesses, crafters, baking and more!

The District Number 1 South of the Royal Canadian Legion Meeting will be held Saturday April 1st at the Dauphin Legion at 1pm. All branches are to bring in their reports. 

The Mountain View Christian Assembly in Dauphin will host Singer / Songwriter Trevor Baker on Saturday April 1st, starting at 7pm. All are welcome and invited to attend. 

Divine Liturgy at the St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church in Keld on Sunday, April 2nd at 11:15 am. There will be Easter Confessions and the Annual General Meeting. Everyone is welcome. 

Enjoy a delicious Perogy and Sausage Supper at the Pine River Community Center on Sunday, April 2nd at 5 to 7pm. Advance tickets for the supper can be purchased at Semeniuk Lucky Dollar Store or Urbanowski's garage, adults are $12, 12 and under are $6 and preschoolers are free. You can also come before the dinner for some board games and card games. 

Baseball is trying to make a comeback in Winnipegosis. Come out and register your child (no matter their skill level) for the chance to learn new skills, while more importantly having fun! Mossey River Minor Baseball Registration is on Monday April 3, starting at 7pm. At the Winnipegosis Elementary School Multi-purpose room. This is for ages 4 to 18. For more info call Karen at 656-4072, and Diane at 656-4271.

Chronic Disease Education Programs are available for those who are suffering from Diabetes at Dauphin Community Health Services on the following days: How Diabetes works on April 4, Eating Healthy and keeping active on May 2, Starting Insulin on June 6, and what is diabetes on July 4. These sessions start at 7pm, for more information please call 1-877-509-7852.

Attend the Ste.Rose Minor Baseball and Soccer Open Registration Night on Wednesday April 5th, from 6:30 to 8pm at the Ste.Rose Arena. 

The Rotary Club of Dauphin will host their Book Fair at the Dauphin Marketplace Mall, Wednesday April 5 to Tuesday April 11. You are encouraged to purchase books to help support activities in our community. Donations are also welcome as well, you can drop off your books at the Mall during the sale and at the Dauphin Coop Food store. 

The Dauphin Farmer's Market organizational meeting will be held Wednesday April 5th at 7pm at the Dauphin Senior's Centre.  If you are interested in becoming a new vendor, contact Joyce at 548-2244.

ACC Parkland Campus will host their Alumni Advancement Dinner on Thursday April 6, to honor three outstanding alumni, at the Parkland Rec Complex in Dauphin. 5pm cocktails, 6pm dinner. $30 per ticket. Call to purchase your tickets 622-2222, extension 6590. Terance Lacquette, Stuart Sinclair and Ryan Balak will be honored at this year’s event. 

Enjoy the Annual Ducks Unlimited Banquet Dinner and Auction Fundraiser in Gilbert Plains on Saturday April 22nd, get your tickets before April 7th, to be entered into the early bird draw,  call Brent at 548-2463. 

The Dauphin Knights of Columbus is hosting a Lenten Pickerel Fish Fry Supper on Friday, April 7th at the Knights on 11th Hall in Dauphin from 5 to 7 pm. Cost is $12.50 per plate.

Enjoy the Annual Manitoba Maple Syrup Festival in McCreary, on Friday April 7th and Saturday April 8th. Enjoy various activities and events in and around McCreary. For more info and schedule see www.mbmaplesyrupfest.ca 

The Burrows Trail Arts Council of McCreary is proudly hosting a Buffet Dinner and live performance from Singer Songwriter Kevin Roy on Friday April 7th this event is being held in conjunction with the Manitoba Maple Syrup Festival. Tickets are $30 each, available from the Burrows Trail Arts Council office in McCreary, or call 835-2192.  

Dauphin Pottery and Ceramics Club presents RAKU with Kike Spencer. Cost for the course is $75 and includes instruction, supplies and both firings. On Saturday, April 8th from 12 to 3 pm you'll build your piece, then on Friday, April 28th from 7 to 8:30 pm you'll glaze, and finally on Saturday, April 29th at 10 am you'll fire your creation. For more information or to register call Gloria at 638-7482, Louise at 638-3617 or the WAC at 638-6231.

The Rotary Clubs of The Pas and Flin Flon are hosting the greatest ice fishing weekend in western Canada, featuring over 200-thousand dollars in cash and prizes!  The Bill Bannock Classic goes Saturday April 8th,followed by the Flinty Ice Fishing Derby on Sunday, April 9th, with a 25-thousand dollar top prize for both tournaments! And, as mentioned, the ice is in great condition.  Get your tickets in advance, and more information can be found online at billbannock.com or flintyfishderby.com 

Enjoy the Parkland Baby and Family Expo in Dauphin on Saturday April 8th, from 10am to 2pm at the DRCSS in Dauphin. This event if perfect for young families, expectant mothers, and all those who wish to see what products and services are available for families. 

Attend the Annual Veselka Ukrainian Dancers Spring Recital at the Grandview School on Saturday April 8, starting at 2pm. Admission for adults is $5, students $3, 6 and under are admitted for free. This in celebration of the Dance Club’s 42nd Anniversary

Attend the Gilbert Plains Community Fund’s 10th Anniversary Dinner and Fundraising Event, featuring grant recipients and Entertainment on Saturday April 8th. This event is at the Gilbert Plains Community Hall, with cocktails at 5:30, dinner at 6:30, with entertainment. Tickets are available from family foods for $40 per person. 

Attend the Dauphin Pioneer Association Annual Potluck Supper on Saturday April 8th, starting at 6pm at the Dauphin Senior Center. For more info, call 638-7623. 

Dauphin Minor Baseball is hosting a baseball family fun day on Sunday April 9th, from 1 to 5pm at the Rotary Arena, stations will be set up to try different skills, with great door prizes to be won, lunch is also available. 

The Dauphin Chamber of Commerce is hosting another Lunch Series Community Connection Presentation on Tuesday April 11, starting at 11:45am. Theme and presentation is Immigration and Diversity. For more information and to reserve your spot, please contact the Dauphin Chamber Of Commerce at 622-3140.

You are invited to attend a Habitat for Humanity, Dauphin Chapter meeting at the Knights Hall on 11th Avenue in Dauphin on Tuesday April 11th, from 7pm to 9pm. Volunteers and community partners and supporters are encouraged to attend the meeting. The organization is exploring the possibility of another build in Dauphin. For more information please call Rodney at 638-4946. 

Enjoy the last Grandview Home Routes Concert at 241 Rupert Avenue on Tuesday April 11th, starting at 8pm featuring the Duo, The Corn Potato String Band, all are invited out to enjoy this show. Admission is $20 at the door. 

There will be a 3 year old wellness fair coming up at the Ste.Rose Elementary School on Wednesday April 12th from 3pm to 7pm, this is for your child to see how they are progressing, for more information please contact your local public health office. 

The Intermountain Conservation District is celebrating 20 years of service at its' anniversary banquet on Thursday, April 20 in Dauphin, come out to the Lion's Den at the Parkland Rec Complex and enjoy cocktails starting at 5:30pm, followed by supper at 6:30.  After supper, there will be various presentations, including the conservation district awards, IMCD highlights and new initiatives, plus a rainbow auction.  Tickets are $20.00 per person and must be purchased by noon on Thursday, April 13, by calling the IMCD office in Ethelbert at 204-742-3764 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Dauphin and District Community Food Bank will be having and intake day on  Thursday April 13th  from 5pm to 8pm. You must come in person and bring your Manitoba Health card with you in order to apply for food assistance. For more information call 638-7853, and leave a message.

On Saturday, April 15th from 1 to 3 pm enjoy the Easter Tea at the Ochre River Community Hall. There will be an Easter Egg Hunt, crafts for the kids, a cake raffle and a Rainbow Auction. All donations will go to the Ochre River Recreation Committee.

730 CKDM will bring to you a very special Easter Service of Worship, proudly presented by the Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Resurrection in Dauphin on Easter Sunday,  April 16th, beginning at 10:30am. 

In celebration of National Canadian Film day, the Dauphin Public Library will show the Grand Seduction on Wednesday April 19, starting at 1:30pm, all are invited to attend this free event. 

There will be a 3 year old wellness fair coming up at the McCreary Elementary School on Wednesday April 19th from 3pm to 7pm, this is for your child to see how they are progressing, for more information please contact your local public health office. 

The Parkland Career and Job Fair returns to the Parkland Rec Complex in Dauphin on Wednesday April 19th, and Thursday April 20th. Wednesday from 6pm to 8pm, Thursday 9:30am to 3pm. Several post secondary schools will be on site along with representatives from various careers will be represented. Watch and listen for CKDM's Alec Woolsten live on location. For more information call 546-5100. 

The Dauphin Chamber of Commerce is hosting another Breakfast Series Presentation on Thursday April 20, starting at 7am. Theme and presentation is Independent Consultant Techniques. Taking some pages out the direct sales market. Learn from top consultants on how they utilize sustainable marketing techniques, team building principles and mastering huge networks of contacts. For more information and to reserve your spot, please contact the Dauphin Chamber Of Commerce at 622-3140.

You are invited to attend a very important public information evening for Intermountain Sport Fish Enhancement on Thursday April 20, starting at 7pm at the 8th Avenue Hall in Dauphin. The group is in need of new executive and board members. Previous members and new members are welcome and encouraged to attend and join the board. They need your support to help in sustaining the great Walleye fishing in Dauphin Lake and area. For more information please call Sticky at 638-3658.

Enjoy another Third Thursday Music Night at the Dauphin Library on Thursday April 20, starting at 7pm. Music and entertainment provided by The Parkland Women's Choir. Admission is free and all are welcome and invited to attend

The Dauphin AA group will host their Journey to Peace Welcome Weekend. It's the 67th Annual Roundup, Friday April 21st to Sunday April 23rd. The weekend will include fellowship with guest speakers, a dance, support, and much more. For tickets and more details please contact Jim at 638-3101 or Dean at 655-3329.

Take in the Annual Kinsmen Club Of Dauphin's Business Expo at the Parkland Rec Complex and Credit Union Place on Saturday, April 22nd and Sunday, April 23rd. For more info on how you can be a part of the event see www.dauphinkin.ca

Attend the Annual Gigantic Gun and Hobby Show in Dauphin on Saturday April 22 and Sunday April 23, Saturday from 10am to 5pm, and Sunday from 10am to 4pm at the 8th Avenue Hall. Admission is $5, and those under 12 get in free with an adult. See approximately 80 eight foot tables with guns and related items, military items, hobbies, crafts, antiques, hockey cards, and artifacts.  There's something of interest for everyone.  Bring your guns and collectibles to buy, sell, trade, or get appraised.

Attend the 2nd Annual Charity Garage Sale and Flea Market Fundraiser at the Elphinstone Memorial Hall on Saturday June 22nd, from 10am to 2pm. 

Take in the Annual St Paul's Anglican Church Tea in Dauphin on Saturday April 22nd, from 2 to 4pm, all are invited to come out for this annual fun event. 

Celebrate with the Spring Old Tyme Dance and Dinner fundraiser in Plumas at the Community Hall, on Saturday April 22 from 3pm to 8:30! Also enjoy the raffle on site. Proceeds will go towards Central Plains Cancer Services! Advance tickets preferred, and they are only 25 dollars each, available by calling Bernice at 386-2635, or Iris at 386-2757. 

Enjoy the Laurier Dinner and Concert Fundraiser on Saturday, April 22nd featuring Kyle Neault. Doors open at 4:30, appetizers will be served at 5 pm and a catered meal will be served at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $40 in advance and can be purchased by calling Nichol Labelle at 496-0979

Theatre Amisk, Dauphin’s premiere Theatre Group will host an evening of Improv at the Watson Art Centre on Saturday April 22nd. More information on the event including performance details and admission will be available very soon. 

The Fork River Women's Institute is hosting their Spring Fling on Saturday, April 22nd from 7:30 to 10pm. They will be showcasing Women of the Parkland in Home Based Businesses. Tickets are $20 per person and you get two trips to the Cheesecake Bar and a free entry for the door prizes drawn throughout the evening. There will also be a basket Auction. For more information call Lesley at 657-2356.

Attend a Variety Concert with Cathleen Warkentin and guests at the Dauphin First United Church on Saturday April  22nd, starting at 7:30pm, featuring; the Johnson Sisters, Jodi Janzen, Val Laengert and more. Tickets are $10 available at the door, proceeds will go towards Parkland Crossing. 

Grace Bible Church in Dauphin is hosting the Amusing Comedy and Music Tour featuring Leland Klassen and Dan Macaulay on Sunday April 23rd, show starts at 6:30pm. Tickets are $10 in advance, or $15 at the door. For more info and advance tickets call 204-638-4911. 

Enjoy another Old Time Dance at the Gilbert Plains Community Hall on Monday April 24, from 7 to 11 pm, admission is $10.  Please bring an item to contriubute to the potluck lunch. The dance features music from Prairie Dust and Nak. 

Dauphin Rec Services will host Dog Obedience Classes at the Parkland Rec Complex from April 25 to May 30, Tuesday's from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Cost is $140. For more info contact Rec Services, or go online at www.dauphinrec.com 

3 and 4 Year Old Screening Sessions for child development will be held at the Alonsa Community School on Tuesday April 25th from 1pm to 5pm, and also at the Amaranth Hall on Wednesday April 26th, from 2pm to 6pm. A team of professions will be on hand to do an early assessment with you and your child in various areas of growth. 

The DRCSS in Dauphin will host their latest Drama Production called "The Wiz" with performances April 26th to 29th, starting at 7pm each evening. Tickets for each performance are available at the school office.

The Dauphin and District Community Food Bank will be having and intake day on  Thursday April 27th, from 5pm to 8pm. You must come in person and bring your Manitoba Health card with you in order to apply for food assistance. For more information call 638-7853, and leave a message.

The Zirka Ukrainian Dance Ensemble from Dauphin will host their Ukrainian Dance Competition in Dauphin at Credit Union Place, Friday April 28th and Saturday April 29th. Dance Groups from across the Prairie's will participate in the competition, different dances and different age categories will be represented. Zirka will then preforming their Annual Recital on Sunday April 30th, with all of the dancers participating. 

The Dauphin Community Curling Club will host their Annual 10 Thousand Dollar Super Bingo Fundraiser on Saturday April 29th at the Parkland Rec Complex Curling Rink, doors open at 4:30, share the wealth at 5:30. Regular games start at 7:30. 

The Keystone Chorus Barbershoppers will be live in Concert in Dauphin at the Watson Art Center, with special guests on Saturday April 29th. Advance Tickets and more information will be available soon. 

 

MAY EVENTS 

Watch and Listen for CKDM live on-location from McDonald's in Dauphin for the McHappy Day Fundraiser on Wednesday May 3rd. Purchase specific menu items this day, and a portion of the proceeds will go towards Ronald McDonald House in Winnipeg and a local organization in Dauphin. 

The Dauphin and District Allied Arts Council brings you another great concert at the Watson Art Center on Friday May 5th, featuring Mariachi's Ghost. Purchase your advance tickets and more info from the Watson Art Center, or call 638-6231. 

Attend the 4th Annual Gift and Craft Show at the Laurier Community Center on Sunday May 7th, from 10am to 2pm. $3 admission. Canteen Available, also a raffle draw for the Mother's Day Gift Basket. Over 25 Exhibitors on site. 

The Dauphin Chamber of Commerce is hosting another Lunch Series Presentation, this time it’s the Annual State of the City Address, sponsored by Dauphin Economic Development and Tourism, on Tuesday May 9, starting at 11:45am. This is a presentation by Mayor Eric Irwin and the current state of the City of Dauphin. For more information and to reserve your spot, please contact the Dauphin Chamber Of Commerce at 622-3140.

Registration for Dauphin Rec Services Summer Kids Camp will take place on Wednesday May 10th from 6pm to 9pm at the Parkland Rec Complex. To make the process run smoother and quicker, you are encouraged to pick up the registration package at the front desk or from the website. www.dauphinrec.com 

Enjoy the Parkland Blue Wings Ducks Unlimited Fundraising Banquet and Auction in Dauphin on Friday May 12th, more information and ticket availability will be announced soon. 

Take in the Annual Grandview Rummage Sale Fundraiser at the GACC on Saturday May 13th, if you wish to donate to this fundraiser or wish to participate as a volunteer, please contact the Grandview Rec Commission at 546-5260. 

The Alonsa Community School Travel Club is hosting a Paint Party on Saturday May 13. with two sessions, from 1pm-5pm, and from 6pm to 9pm. Location is the School Gym. Tickets are $45 available from travel club members, or from the school. Included in the session is punch, appetizers, desert and art. For more info call 767-2168. 

Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival and Selo Ukraina (pronounced Sah-law - Oo-Crane-Ah) Board of Directors will be hosting a Fundraising Dance and social evening at the Selo Hall near Dauphin on Saturday May 13th, with raffle prizes, 50/50 tickets, silent auction and more, also featuring music from Party Band, "By Request". Tickets are $20 each, available from the CNUF office, call 622-4600. 

You are encouraged to support the Open Mic night Fundraiser on Saturday May 13th at the Ochre River Community Hall in support of Youth Drop in Center in Ochre River. Event runs from 7pm to 11pm. 50/50 draws, raffle prize table, free coffee and tea, with a cash canteen. Listen to the Don Gessner Band, Morgan Lane, Chris Flett, and Cheyenne Stevenson. Silver Collection at the door. 

Registration for the Grandview Swimming Pool will be held on Wednesday May 24th in Grandview, for more information please contact the Grandview Rec Commission at 546-5260. 

The Dauphin Chamber of Commerce is hosting another Breakfast Series Presentation on Thursday May 25, starting at 7am. Theme and presentation is developing healthy employees and work space. Look at simple Workplace wellness strategies to make a healthier and more positive work environment. For more information and to reserve your spot, please contact the Dauphin Chamber Of Commerce at 622-3140.

The Dauphin and District Allied Arts Council brings you another great Concert at the Old Fire Hall in the Watson Art Center on Sunday May 26th, featuring local band, Haunted Girlfriend. Get your advance tickets and more information from the Watson Art Center, or call 638-6231. 

Kelleher Ford Sales Dauphin is once again teaming up with the Dauphin Safe Grad Committee to host the drive one for your community fundraiser, on Saturday May 27, from 9am to 4pm. Come down to Kelleher Ford and take a test drive, and Ford will donate $20 for every test drive to Safe Grad 2017. There will also be a BBQ, raffles, and a 50/50 draw. You can participate and show your support ahead of time by pre-registering at this link https://www.forddrive4ur.ca/en/dauphinsafegrad2017

You are encouraged to register for and participate in the Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries MS Walk, to be held in Dauphin Sunday, May 28 with the start and finish at the Parkland Rec Complex.  The walk will start at 1pm with check-in at 11:30am.  People can register, raise funds and more info by checking out www.mswalks.ca  

Enjoy another old time dance at the Gilbert Plains Community Hall on Monday, May 29, from 7 to 11 pm, admission is $10 per person.  Please bring and item to contribute to the potluck lunch. Everyone welcome!

 

JUNE EVENTS 

You are encouraged to support the Annual Canadian Cancer Societies Relay for Life to be held at the Selo Site south of Dauphin on Friday June 2nd, from 7pm to 1am. If you would like to participate as an individual or as a team, or if wish to volunteer or donate, please contact Angela at 648-6239. 

Register for and participate in the Moose Knuckles Adventure Race in the Riding Mountain National Park on Saturday June 3rd, starting at 8am. This is a 10 hour adventure through the park including pack rafting, trekking and navigation with map and compass for teams of 2 to 4 people. Find Moose Knuckle's Adventure Race on Facebook for more details. 

Don't miss the Annual Square Dance Competition at the Dauphin Friendship Center on Saturday June 3rd, with several different groups participating from across Manitoba. Junior, Intermediate, Adult and Senior Groups will be represented. Cash prizes awarded for 1st to 3rd in each category. For more information contact the DFC at 638-5707.

The Dauphin Lions Club will host their Ten thousand dollar Super Bingo fundraiser, on Saturday June 3rd at the Parkland Rec Complex Curling Rink. Doors open at 4:30, share the wealth at 5:30! Regular games start at 7:30.  

The Rotary Club of Dauphin will host their Lobsterfest Kitchen Party on Saturday June 3rd at the Dauphin Fair Grounds, along with fresh lobster, there will be a pig roast and an east coast Kitchen Party with Tom Foolery. Tickets available from Rotary Members and select local businesses. 

The 2017 Dauphin Kings Par 3 will take place at the Gilbert Plains Country Club just outside of Dauphin on Saturday June 10th. The tournament has been a sell out for a number of years and is a key fundraiser for the Manitoba Junior Hockey League club. The tournament gets underway at 9am. Check out www.dauphinkings.com for more details.

St. Paul's Home Auxiliary will host their Annual Strawberry Tea, Bake Sale and Crocus Auction on Saturday, June 10th from 1:30 to 3:30 pm at the The Dauphin Multipurpose Senior Center. Everyone is Welcome.

Enjoy the Annual kick off party hosted by Canada's National Ukrainian Festival in front of their office and boutique in Dauphin on Tuesday June 13th. Come out to the plaza off main and enjoy Ukrainian Dancing, Ukrainian Music, great deals on in store merchandise, draws, raffle's, and even a fundraising BBQ. 

The Ste.Rose Business Association will host their Annual “Wheels n Chrome Show”! This Hot Rod, classic, custom, and Bike Show event is planned for Friday June 16 and Saturday June 17 indoors at the Ste.Rose Community Complex! If you are interested in displaying your vehicle in the Wheels N Chrome show, or are interested in participating as a vendor, or would like to be a sponsor, please contact Warren @ 447-2835 during the day, or evenings at 447-2135.  

The McCreary Ag Society along with their participating sponsors and supporters proudly host the Annual Fair and Pony Chuckwagon and Chariot Races weekend on Saturday June 17 and Sunday June 18 at the McCreary Fair Grounds. Enjoy two full days of activities and races.

The Little Valley Jamboree will celebrate its amazing 20th Anniversary on Saturday June 17 and Sunday June 18 in Erickson. CKDM has been a proud sponsor and supporter of this incredible fundraising event for many years. All funds collected help sick kids in our community to cover medical expenses. This family friendly festival offers a great weekend of live entertainment, great food, amazing prizes, and whole lotta fun. For updates check out little valley jamboree on facebook, and littlejamboree.com 

You are encouraged to register for and participate in the Annual walk for Alzheimers in Dauphin on Wednesday June 21, at CN Park, starting at 11:30am, for more information please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call 204-638-4483

Don't miss Dauphin's Countryfest, at the Selo Site just south of Dauphin, starting Thursday June 29th to Sunday July 2nd. This annual festival once again features an incredible line up of Country Music's biggest stars! Get your tickets in person at the Countryfest Office in Dauphin, call 622-3700, or 1-800-361-7300. You can also order your tickets and camping passes online at www.countryfest.ca 

 

JULY EVENTS 

Bring your family and friends out to Winnipegosis for the Mossey River Days Celebration on Friday July 7th to Sunday July 9th, enjoy many activities throughout this family fun weekend, favorites include the steak supper, golf tournament, raft race, slo-pitch tourney, kids activities, live music, and so much more. For even more details on the weekend events, check out www.mosseyrivermunicipality.com

Don't miss the Annual Gilbert Plains - Grandview Ag Society Fair and Rodeo Weekend, Friday July 21st to Sunday July 23rd. The weekend is loaded with activities for the entire family including rodeo events, chucks and chariots, dances, and so much more. This event is being hosted at the Gilbert Plains Rodeo Grounds. 

The Parkland Horseman's Association will host their Annual Chuckwagon and Chariot's Racing weekend in Ste.Rose at the PHA Race Track, on Saturday July 28 and Sunday July 29. Weekend passes and day passes will be available at the gate prior to the races. 

Get your tickets for Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival from the office in Dauphin in person, or call 622-4600. Day passes and camping passes will also be available. Don’t miss Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival in Dauphin, Friday August 4th to Sunday August 6th. See CNUF.ca for updates and more info, also like Canada's National Ukrainian Festival on facebook. 

Register and participate in the Manitoba Mud run at the Selo Site in Dauphin on Saturday August 12th. This fun muddy mess has become an annual event in Dauphin attracting participants from across the country. Make your way through various mud soaked obstacles either by yourself, or as a team. For complete information and registration details check out the website at www.manitobamudrun.com