Eastman’s Hot this Week: July 22 to 28

We have so many wonderful events coming up this week in Eastern Manitoba, that we don’t know how you are going to decide what to do! Explore the great outdoors in one of our parks with some great interpretive sessions this week, or sit back and relax while you catch a movie, take in a yoga class or learn about Latvian history in our province. No matter what you choose, your heart will be beating in Eastern Manitoba this week!

Cohen Sieg in Concert

July 24 – The Listening Room – Lac du Bonnet

The Listening Room is very excited to have Cohen Sieg play at our venue on July 24th!

Cohen Sieg, a 17-year-old singer, songwriter and musician from Sieg’s Corner, Manitoba. He has been writing and performing for the past 7 years, playing at festivals, small events and open mics all across Canada. His musical style is pop/folk, but he’s also known to play a variety of songs from genres such as country, rock and a bit of blues. He performs as a solo musician, but with the help of his looper, he sounds like he has a full band backing him up.

He has a passion for music that is undeniable, and you can hear it in his songs, such as his independently released single “Goodbye”, and his covers such as Treat You Better, In the Air Tonight and Attention. With his much-anticipated album in the works, it seems as though nothing is going to slow him down!

Movie Days!

July 25 – St. John’s Heritage Church & Arts Centre – Lac du Bonnet

Join us for Movie Days! at St. John’s Heritage Church & Arts Centre.
Every week we’ll be bringing new great titles to the screen for the entire family to enjoy. This is part of a fundraising initiative to keep the doors of the former St. John’s Anglican Church open as a Community Space for all to enjoy.

Bedknobs & Broomsticks – doors open at 12:30 PM – Movie Start 1:00 PM
Christopher Robin – doors open at 3:30 PM – Movie Start 4:00 PM
Captive State – doors open at 6:30 PM – Movie Start 7:00

Whitemouth River Paddle Day

July 27 – Whitemouth Falls Provincial Park

During Whitemouth River Paddle Day you’ll race the River between River Hills and Seven Sisters! Enter your Raft, Canoe, Kayak or Paddle Board and compete in your class to win cash prizes, plus a prize for best-decorated raft! In addition to the races, enjoy a 50/50 Duck Race, mini Farmer’s Market from 10-2,
Kids Activities, Music, Food, and Bigfoot Paddle Boarding on site!

Ves Zarins: Latvian Pioneers Book Launch

July 27 – St. John’s Heritage Church & Arts Centre – Lac du Bonnet

The St. John’s Heritage Church & Arts Centre has the amazing opportunity and pleasure to feature Ves Zarins’, from Toronto Ontario, book launch! The book is Latvian Pioneers, Socialists and Refugees in Manitoba –An illustrated journey through the history of Latvians in Manitoba.

The Latvians migrated to Manitoba from Brazil and the United States. Latvian families took up homesteads in Libau, Lettonia, Newcombe, Lee River, Bird River, and Sifton areas from the early 1900s to the 1930s.

Today, Lac du Bonnet is still home to many descendants of these Latvian immigrants, with the largest Latvian population in Western Canada. Ves Zarins has captured the history and culture of Lac du Bonnet’s Latvian Pioneers, preserving and sharing it with us through his book.

Foresters Footsteps Guided Bike Ride

July 27 – Whiteshell Provincial Park

Put your tree ID knowledge to the test as you bike through the forest with a Park Interpreter at the Foresters Footsteps Guided Bike Ride. Be sure to bring your bike and helmet! Helmets are mandatory for riders under 18. Location: Foresters Footsteps Trail. Interpretive events are free for everyone to attend! Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Mud Hero Manitoba 2019

July 27 – Hill Top Resort

Mud Hero is the most fun you’ll ever have covered head-to-toe in mud. Take on the muddiest challenge ever and crank your adrenaline as you push yourself and your fellow Heroes to cross the finish line, smiling every inch of the way. Celebrate your achievement with other mud-lovers and spectators at the on-site post-race Mud Bash, with a barbecue, bevies, DJ and more. If you’re mad about mud – or just plain mad – this is the event for you!

More Eastman Greatness

You don’t have to be a local to take part in one of these great community events. Stop on in, try something new, and make some great friends!

July 23 – 2019 Farmers Market – Falcon Lake

July 23 – Summer Reading Club – Lac du Bonnet

July 23 – Firefighter & Fire Truck Visit to the Library – Lac du Bonnet

July 24 – Workout in the Park – Beausejour

July 25 – Whiteshell Fish Hatchery Guided Tours – Whiteshell Provincial Park

July 25 – Puppet Shows – Birds Hill Provincial Park

July 25 – Wing Night & Beer Special – Buffalo Point

July 25 – Yoga in the Garden – Beausejour

July 25 – Bannock Point Petroforms Guided Tours – Whiteshell Provincial Park

July 25 – Science of Nature – Lac du Bonnet

July 25 – Sumer Market – Beausejour

July 26 – Southeast Farmer’s Market – South Junction

July 26 – Marvelous Meteors – Whiteshell Provincial Park 

July 27 – Yoga at Nopiming Park – Nopiming Park

July 27 – Goat Yoga – Anola

July 27 – Alien Invaders Film – Birds Hill Provincial Park

July 27 – There She Blows, Jacques Cousteau Tour 2019 – The Incredibly Hip – Hill Top Resort

July 27 – Fire: Friend or Foe? Campfire Talk – Grand Beach Provincial Park

July 27 – Weed Watchers Guided Walk – Birds Hill Provincial Park

July 27 – Wildlife Rehab – St. Malo Provincial Park

July 28 – Critter Dipping at Kingfisher Lake – Birds Hill Provincial Park

July 28 – Alien Invaders Campfire Talk – Birds Hill Provincial Park

July 28 – NSS Workout – Fine Falls

July 28 – Guided Bike Tour – St. Malo Provincial Park

Find more great events happening in the Eastman on our Facebook Calendar!

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