Education Programs and Workshops


Have an idea for a workshop, event or technology class? Feedback from our members is very important to us. If you have a comment, question or suggestion, please contact the Centre at 204-987-8850 or leave us a comment on the contact page here on the website.


Singsationals


Mondays, starting January 13th
(No Choir Feb. 17th)

10:15 am – 11:30 am

Our Singsationals Choir Group will be starting up again in September! This choir group does many performances throughout the community to brighten the spirits of many and are great ambassadors for our Centre. Rehearsals are always fun and the repertoire of songs changes based on the seasons.

Cost:
Half Year: Member $40, non member $50

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Paint Pouring

Mondays, March 9-30th from 1-2:30 p.m.
(4 weeks)

Let loose your creative side with an experiment in acrylics! If you have ever wanted to make magnificent art, but didn’t feel you had the skill, this is the workshop for you! Paint pouring is a contemporary style of art that features blowtorches, hairdryers, and your very own breath. Each piece boasts its own whimsy no matter who the artist is. Come and join us for an aesthetic and imaginative morning as we work our way to larger and larger canvases. All supplies will be provided.

Cost: $50 Members/$65 Non-members

Drop-in $15

Registration deadline: Tuesday, January 28th
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Beaded Change Purses

Monday, February 24th from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

If you have ever wanted the opportunity to create a change purse- this is your chance. You will be led in this decorative crafting session where your designs can be as intricate or as simple as you like. This will involve hand sewing, leather, and beadwork. All supplies are provided.

Cost: $20 Members/ Non-members
Registration deadline: Tuesday, February 18th
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Ukrainian Easter Eggs

Friday, March 6th to 27th from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. (4 weeks)

A pysanka is a Ukrainian Easter egg, decorated with traditional Ukrainian folk designs using a wax-resist method. Come and join us in some cultural Easter fun as we decorate some eggs

Cost: $20 Members/ $25 Non-members
Registration deadline: Friday, February 28th
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My Succulent Garden

Wednesday, March 25th from 10:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Join us at the Centre to make a succulent garden to brighten up your home. All supplies are included!

Cost: $12 Members/ $15 Non-members
Registration deadline: Wednesday, March 18th

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Fun with Flowers

Thursday, March 12th from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Theme: St. Patrick’s Day

Thursday, April 9th from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Theme: Easter

Kat will lead the group in a step-by-step tutorial to make a centrepiece. Real flowers are being used and all supplies are provided for this piece to take home.

Cost: $17 Members/ $22 Non-members
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Heritage Winnipeg presents: Bank of Montreal

Wednesday, March 18th from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 pm.

In 1817, the Montreal Bank became Canada’s first bank and went on to play a critical role in the building of a nation, its financial systems, and the prosperity of its people. Come and learn about the Winnipeg Location and how it played in a role in shaping the financial sector.

Cost: $5 Members/ $7 Non-members
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Men’s Breakfast

Friday, March 27th and April 24th at 9:00 a.m.

Come out to enjoy a classic breakfast and some social time with your fellow men.

Cost: $4

Registration Deadline: Mondays,March 23rd and April 20th
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Belly Dancing

Tuesday, February 18th from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Play your part in preventing the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle by getting your hips moving. The movement of belly dancing allows for the body to get back into its natural flow, improves the spinal curve, and the intentional and graceful movements will allow for both physical and mental relaxation. Belly dancing is considered a low impact exercise, which means it works with the body rather than against it to produce healthy results.

Cost: $12 Members/ $15 Non-Members

Registration Deadline: Monday, February 10th
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Heritage Winnipeg presents: Elite Homes

Wednesday, February 19th from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Come and join Heritage Winnipeg as we learn about all the elite, historic homes hiding in our city. Housing in Winnipeg and surrounding areas of Manitoba has changed significantly over the years, from the simple but sturdy Red River frame houses, to the whimsical Queen Anne revival buildings and the stately and open homes of the Winnipeg elite in the early 20th century.

Cost: $5 Members / $7 Non-members
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Winter Mitten Workshop

Fridays from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. January 24th – February 28th

Keep your hands warm and toasty this winter with some handmade mittens. These mittens are made from melton: a type of wool woven in twill form, leather, and fleece, and will be sewn together by hand. Melton is wind and weather resistant and will keep your hands warm all winter. These will make a lovely winter accessory or a gift for someone you love.

Cost: $35 Members / $40 Non-members

Registration deadline: Friday, January 17th
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Soap Making

Tuesday, March 10th from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

In this DIY soap making class, you will create some luxurious, chemical-free soaps: perfect for that relaxing bath or a gift to raise the spirits of a friend. This session includes 2 full-sized bars of soap, 3 layered bars, 1 cupcake soap and a loofah as well as all of your supplies.

Cost: $42 Members / $47 Non-members
Registration deadline: Tuesday, March 3rd
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Fun with Flowers – Valentine’s Day

Thursday, February 13th from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Kat will lead the group in a step-by-step tutorial to make a centre piece. Real flowers are being used and all supplies are provided for this piece to take home.

Cost: $15 Members / $20 Non-members
Registration deadline: Tuesday, February 5th
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Paint Pouring

Mondays, March 9th to March 30th from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. (4 weeks)

Paint pouring is a contemporary style of art. Instead of using tools like brushes or knives to create a piece of art, fluid paints are poured directly onto the surface of the canvas. Pouring paints allows for the colours to blend naturally as they come in contact with each other. We will work our way to a larger canvas every week. All supplies will be provided.

Cost: $50 Members / $65 Non-members
Registration deadline: Wednesday, March 4th
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String Art

Thursday, March 19th from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

If you have ever wanted to try your hand at string art, now is your chance. A wooden board will be set up with a nail template to wrap the string around, thus creating beautiful patterns. This will make a lovely décor piece or gift for a loved one.

Cost: $10 Members / $12 Non-members
Registration deadline: Thursday, March 12th
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Heritage Winnipeg presents City Parks

Wednesday, April 22nd from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Winnipeg has several large (Regional) parks that have many features such as pathways, athletic fields, children’s play structures and or pools to keep everyone in the family ‘outdoor happy’. Come listen as we learn about our beautiful parks!

Cost: $5 Members / $7 Non-members
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Men’s Breakfast

Friday, January 31st and February 28th from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Come out to enjoy a classic breakfast and some social time with your fellow men. Good food and good fun will be had by all!

Cost: $4

Registration Deadline: Monday, January 27th and February 24th
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