5 Places to Discover Incredible Online Programs

Are you looking for a new hobby? Or maybe you need to try something new? Or are you getting tired of spending your evenings the same way every day? Add some spice to your life with these fun, exciting, and creative programs, workshops, and events!

*Disclaimer*

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Brokenhead River Recreation Commission

Brokenhead River Recreation Commission has loads of fun waiting for you! From Valentine’s sugar cookie bake along, intro to crocheting, making dreamcatchers, making mandalas, and much more, you can register for some great, fun programs while learning a skill!

All you need to attend these fantastic programs is to register, have a stable WiFi connection and a smartphone, computer, or tablet to join the Zoom meeting, and purchase supplies when required.

Check out Brokenhead River Recreation Commission’s website or Facebook Page for more information. And don’t forget to check back for more programs in the future!

Rat River Recreation Commission

Get ready for some online fun! Rat River Recreation Commission has multiple programs lined up for you! Spruce up your jewelry box with some beaded earrings that Diane will walk you through beading your mini mukluk earrings. Or, if Farmhouse décor is more your style, you can sign up for the Creative Farmhouse DIY Sign Workshop.

Let your creative side out by participating in Art with Arlene. This virtual workshop guides you through paint pouring while letting you connect with your inner artist.

For more information, programs, and other fun things Rat River Recreation Commission is doing, visit their website.

SAYZOONS

While these may not be online workshops, SAYZOONS has some safe events happening soon! The Snowshoe and Kicksled Trails takes place from February 13 to February 21. During this event, you can enjoy great food, equipment trials (price is by donations, and all proceeds are destined for Musee St. Pierre Jolys) and explore the Musee St. Pierre Jolys.

On February 15 in St. Malo, you can participate in Snowshoes and Trapper Bingo. Enjoy this snowshoeing event where you will attempt to track SAYZOONS “trap line” and try to get a bingo. Waiting for you will be a bonfire, smores and hot beverages. Register your team today!

Check out SAYZOONS’ website for more information and events/programs.

Whitemouth River Recreation Commission Inc.

Whitemouth River Recreation Commission (in partnership with RM of Lac du Bonnet Recreation) is hosting tons of online programs! From Disney Trivia Night, Raised Beading Workshop, a four-week moccasin course, and many more exciting activities, you can try out some great workshops!

Visit Whitemouth River Recreation Commission Inc.’s website for more information and programs.

Winnipeg River Recreation District

Do you need a relaxing yoga session? Feel like busting a move with some Zumba? Or maybe you want to dive into your creative side with a painting class? You can all that, and more, with Winnipeg River Recreation District’s programs!

They are also hosting their regular celebration of Family Fun Day, but this year, at home! You can enjoy many online programs on February 14, along with participating in their Wacky Sled Race (online).

For more information and programs, visit Winnipeg River Recreation District’s website.

Bonus: Manitoba Parks

Maybe online activities aren’t in your taste? But that doesn’t mean that you can’t have some fun! Manitoba Parks has a variety of online webinars on all kinds of subjects.

Learn about and how to skijor and kick-sled. You will be joining a park interpreter along with special guests from Snow Motion Winter Dog Sports Club and go into details about these two sports, the equipment and training needed, and proper trail etiquette for a sage winter experience.

You can also register for Owls of Manitoba or Whiteshell Fish Hatchery webinars!

For more information and upcoming programs, please visit Manitoba Parks’ website.

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