Eastman’s Hot This Week April 30 to May 6

We sure hope that you are ready for one busy summer in Eastern Manitoba because our local businesses and organizations are! With so many events to choose from, you may need to plan a little staycation in the Eastman.

Get Ready for Chili and Bidding!

May 4
Tolstoi Community Hall, Tolstoi

Sundown Ukrainian Orthodox Church will hold its 5th Annual Chili Supper and Auction. This signature fundraiser supports the renovation and restoration of the Church, which was designated a heritage site in 2009. The live auction includes about 30 items of broad appeal to bidders. In addition, gourmet pies and cheesecakes will be auctioned off. Auction items range in value from $50 to $500.

Artisan Sale

May 5
Dawson Trail Museum, Richer

If you like museums and craft sales, The Dawson Trail Museum Artisan Sale is the place to be this weekend. Several local artisans will be on site at this gorgeous historic site. Find the perfect gift for Mom or a special treat for yourself. Browse tables filled with beautiful yarn crafts, woodworking, and kids crafts. Up-cycled treasures, bath and beauty products, and local jewelry. And don't forget all kinds of sweet treat including cookies, cakes and jams and other savory treats.

Book Lovers Rejoice

May 5
Sun Gro Centre, Beausejour

It's the Big Beausejour Book Sale, need we say more? An annual fundraiser for the Happy Time Nursery School Charity, if love searching through stacks and stack of books looking for the perfect read, this is the place to be!

On Your Mark . . . Set . . . Go!

May 5
Sun Gro Centre, Beausejour

Centennial School PAC Presents the Sunova Spring Colours Run! This 5k event begins at Centennial School with some awesome family and warm-up activities! At 10 am the run will commence through the beautiful town of Lac Du Bonnet, passing several 'Colour Bomb' stations before ending at the school for some commemorative pictures and FUN!! Be sure to sport your funkiest look and wear white for the best experience!

Explore the Wildlife Haven

May 6
Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre, Ile des Chenes

Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre has been rehabilitating injured, sick and orphaned wildlife for their return to the wild since 1984. A volunteer-driven registered charity that has cared for over 35,000 wildlife who play a vital role in the ecological and biological processes that are essential to life itself. The Wildlife Haven Open House includes kids activities, face painting, great silent auction and door prizes, wildlife care presentation, tours of our new facility, a BBQ Cantine and more!

Enjoy the Faspa

May 6
Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach

We know you're all wondering what a Faspa is. Faspa is a low-German, Mennonite term used for a typical late afternoon lunch that for generations has been served in Mennonite homes. The lunch consists of fresh, homemade buns, butter, jam, coffee, and cheese. Try it out and the MHV Auxilary Faspa and celebrate this family tradition.

Celebrate Culture

May 6
Niverville Heritage Centre, Niverville

The goal of the Asian Canadian Festival is to celebrate and promote Asian Canadian culture and identity by bringing together communities to share their diversity through music, dance and martial arts demonstrations. Absolutely everyone is welcome!

Even More Eastman Greatness!

May 1 – Parent and Child Stained Glass Class – Lac du Bonnet

May 3 – Plant-Based Cooking Classes – Whitemouth

May 3 – Tracker's, explore the great outdoors – Anola

May 3 – Paint Night – East Braintree

May 4 – President's Dinner Formal – Pinawa

May 5 – Willow Basket Workshop – Gardenton

May 5 – Plant Party – Niverville

May 5 – Mother's Day Event, clothing swap, live music, and lunch – Elma

May 5 – Spring Craft and Trade Sale – Anola

May 6 – Whitetail Meadow Market – Niverville

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