Caring for our watersheds contest and workshops

What can you do to improve your watershed?  What's your solution? Kids are invited to submit their solutions and enter the contest. Parents and teachers can access workshops and assistance for their students. See the full details here. Deadline: March 9,2018  

LIFE LEARNING :: AN INTRO TO UNSCHOOLING

Wed, 15 February 2017 7:00 – 8:30 PM St. Boniface Library 100-131 Provencher Blvd Salle Marie Lynne Bernard, 2nd floor Winnipeg, MB Are you curious about Unschooling? Maybe you’re just starting your homeschooling journey and are exploring what approach you want to take. Perhaps you’ve hit roadblocks that are challenging you to look at alternatives.…

Amazing Agriculture Adventure

The Amazing Agriculture Adventure(AAA) is a hands-on, interactive event geared to the Grades 4 and 5 Science curriculum. Various activities are centred around Habitats and Communities, Rocks Minerals and Erosion, Maintaining a Healthy Body, Properties of and Changes in Substances, Weather, Forces and Simple Machines. For more information visit their website: http://aitc.mb.ca/educational-programs-events/amazing-agriculture-adventure-brandon

MB Education Library Workshop

MB Education Library Workshop PDF The Manitoba Education Resources Library will be offering a workshop to learn more about the Library’s electronic resources: eBooks video streaming You will be shown the wide variety of electronic resources available and how to access and utilize them in the classroom. Two dates are available to choose from: Wednesday,…

Seven Oaks Settlers History Learning Day

Information and Registration Package Seven Oaks Settlers History Learning Day for students in Grade 5 to Grade 7 presented by Manitoba Living History Society and Seven Oaks House Museum Rain or Shine Thursday September 29, 2016 MORNING SESSION: 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. – OR – AFTERNOON SESSION: 12:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. COST: $6.50…

Homeschool Mom's Spring Tea and Used Curriculum Sale

Friday, May 27th2005 St.Mary's Road (St.Vital EMC Church6:30pm to 9:00pm FREE ADMISSION You are invited to an evening of coffee, tea, and treats.  An opportunity to connect with other homeschooling moms in and around Winnipeg.  A chance for new homeschoolers to connect with experienced ones and to hear about support groups, co-ops, and homeschooling organizations…

Science Rendez-Vous

Get Your Hands on Science Saturday, May 7th 2016 University of Manitoba Fort Garry Campus E.I.T.C. Bldg 75 Chancellors Circle, Winnipeg 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us in the Engineering Atrium and around campus for a free, family-friendly festival celebrating science, curiosity, and human ingenuity. Be awed by the Chemistry magic show, touch a…

Daniel Koulack and the Knappen Street All-Stars Homeschool Concert

Rebecca Hiebert is excited to announce that she's organizing another homeschool music concert in Steinbach! Daniel Koulack and the Knappen Street All-Stars are an amazing band that have been playing together for over 15 years! Their music is an eclectic mix of Jazz, Old-time, Clawhammer, Klezmer and Classical. Daniel Koulack is an fabulous musician and…

Reading with Raptors at the Winnipeg Public Library

Owls and falcons will be swooping in to the library with staff from the Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. Staff will bring an owl or falcon and together we will read stories and learn interesting facts about these wondrous birds. For children ages 6 years and older. Younger siblings may attend if accompanied by an adult. See the link for details…

Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Spring Matinee

The Manitoba Chamber Orchestra is able to offer $4 tickets to our Spring matinees for K-12 school students and their teachers / parents, thanks to a generous subsidy. This includes an April matinee performance by 16 year-old prodigy of the recorder, Lucie Horsch; and a May matinee performance by Canada’s most celebrated violinist, James Ehnes. Manitoba…

Rainbow Stage Music Theatre Conference

As a brand-new educational initiative, Rainbow Stage will be hosting its first Musical Theatre Conference, specifically geared towards Junior High and High School students! Students will choose and participate in four of eight unique workshops that cover the most important business and creative aspects of running a theatre and “putting on a show.” Rainbow Stage Music Theatre…

Opera for Children: Three Little Birds Productions presents The Three Little Pigs

Three Little Birds Productions presents: The Three Little Pigs by John Davies Thank you for your interest in the upcoming production of The Three Little Pigs. We are excited to share the wonders of classical music and theatre with you and your students. We invite you and your students to join our adventure in the…

University of Winnipeg High School Enrichment Program

Homeschoolers have the opportunity to participate in the University of Winnipeg High School Enrichment Program 2016 from April 25-29, 2016. Tuition for the week is $180 per student. The brochure and application form are available at: http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/enrichment-program/index.html. If you are interested in this program, please register directly with Rebecca Stephenson (address below) by March 14th.…

Freeze Frame International Children's Film Festival

Film screenings, workshops and more. March 6-12, 2016 Full details here.

Passionate about Picture Books

Winnipeg Children's Literature Roundtable Presents: Passionate about Picture Books Tuesday, March 8, 2016 WPL Charleswood Branch 6:30-7:30 p.m At this event, attendees will share a few (3-5) picture books that you enjoy and say a few sentences about why you enjoy this book and/or why children do.  They can be old favourites or new gems. …

Youth Climate Change Forum

Youth for Climate Change Action Forum Assiniboine Park + Zoo |Winnipeg, Manitoba | April 14 – 16, 2016 Grades 9-11 Let us be good stewards of the Earth we inherited. All of us have to share the Earth's fragile ecosystems and precious resources, and each of us has a role to play in preserving them.…

Webinars – PD on Environmental Issues

Green Teacher's upcoming webinars are an interactive way for educators to continue learning about key environmental topics. Our professional development webinar series features some of the most important thinkers in the field of environmental education addressing vital and relevant topics. We have six webinars scheduled in the coming months. Registration is FREE and one can obtain…

Teen Art Classes at Great Blue Art Studio

Wednesdays from 10 am to 12 noon February 12 - March 25, 2016 Studio located at 516 McNaughton Ave. just off Jubilee $185 (all supplies provided) and an additional $5 if you want your child included in our art show. To register or for further information or questions call Shirley at 204-452-1735 or e-mail Shirley…

$300 PROJECT SUBSIDIES ARE AVAILABLE

School-community project subsidies are available to classrooms and school clubs. This is a wonderful opportunity to engage your students in projects that seek to address poverty in our communities, or address human rights, or any other social justice issue of importance to your school. Perhaps you even wish to become a Fair Trade school. To…

Full day of activity Celebrating Women Getting the Vote

Celebrating 100th Anniversary of Women's Voting Rights The Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Partnership with the Manitoba Museum and the Lieutenant Governor’s Office is holding an exciting event on January 28th, 2016 to mark the 100th anniversary of some women in Manitoba gaining the right to vote. They are inviting student participation. Go here…

Pinhole Camera Teacher Workshop

Friday, February 19, 2016 9am to 3:30pm ArtsJunktion - 312B William Ave In this teacher workshop, participants will learn how to build and use pinhole cameras in a DIY dark room setting. Lasha will explain the basic functions of a regular camera (Aperture, shutter speed, ISO) and how the pinhole camera adapts these functions. Participants…

Helping Your Child Flourish

A PARENT EVENING WITH Pamela Whyte Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 7-9 pm Qualico Family Centre at Assiniboine Park (by the Duck Pond) 330 Assiniboine Park Dr. $20.00 per person (cash or cheque, to be paid at the door) Overview: Parents always strive to ensure that our children are given the best opportunities possible to become…

ASD workshop series

MATC (Manitoba Adolescent Treatment Centre) offers workshops for parents and care providers related to teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Upcoming workshops include: February 26 Self-Regulation Brochure with details here March 11 Sexuality and Self-Care Brochure with details here

Take Note: The University Lecture

January 20th CMU (Canadian Mennonite University) is offering Take Note: The University Lecture. Take Note is a workshop on the art of note-taking in the university setting, and is open to all homeschooled students in grades 11 and 12. The day will start at 1:30pm with an introduction and short lesson on note-taking methods and…

Global Issues PD Day

February 24 For Teachers and HomeschoolersFull agenda here. For more details regarding workshop content contact Linda Connor, 204-945-0838 or email linda.connor@gov.mb.ca

Stop Motion Animation Classes

Freeze Frame at the Forks: Winter fun videos: Stop Motion Animation Workshops January 16th, 23rd and 30th, 2016 Celebrate winter with a animation workshop at The Forks! Children 9 to 12 years will enjoy making a short animated video about their favourite winter activities. Videos produced during the workshop may be entered in Freeze Frame’s…

Mennonite Heritage Educational Tours

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="200"] Mennonite Heritage Village[/caption] Dear Homeschool Teachers: Mennonite Heritage Village offers interactive and memorable field trip experiences for children Grades K-6 and guided or self-guided tours for Grades 7 and up. Our school programming takes you right into our heritage homes and buildings to introduce you to the interesting lives of the…

Open House – Gymboree Play & Music Winnipeg

Gymboree Play & Music Winnipeg invites you and your child (0-5yrs) to our November Open House! Come and sample our classes. Become a member and receive $25 off membership, $25 off enrollment and a free Bubble Oodles. Find out why Gymboree Play & Music is the global leader in classes for kids! Gymboree Play &…

Homeschool Science Fair and Heritage Fair!

This year the South Winnipeg Homeschooling Collective will be holding their Science and Heritage Fair on  February 16th! Registration fee is $3 and will be due February 1st. I will accept etransfers and registrations to hssciencefair@hotmail.com. This fee covers printing costs and an honorarium for the judges. There will be science activities open for children…

Kid City Indoor Play Center Homeschool Group Discounts

Kid City Indoor Play Center offers a discount to homeschooling groups: $7.95+tax per child (includes 2 free adult admissions; extra adults pay full price) Groups are eligible for a room at no additional charge to bring in a lunch.

Lego Building Class

November 3-December 8 at Churchill Park United Church. Ages 5+, $50/child or $120/family Register here. Full details here.

Sewing Lessons

November 3-December 8 at Churchill Park United Church. Ages 8+, $120/child or $200/2 children Register here. Full details here.

Private Voice Lessons

Susan Watkins is offering private voice lessons from her home in the unicity area.  In the evenings she teaches at either MTYP or at the Manitoba Conservatory, and she also runs her own opera company that performs exclusively for children.  She is very passionate about musical education for both children and adults.  Contact her at susan.a.watkins@gmail.com. Susan…

Artists Emporium – Seeking Ideas and People for Daytime Classes

  Weekend Classes and Workshops don't fit into your schedule? Exciting news! We are planning more workshops!  We would love to hold more during weekdays and / or evening classes if enough people are interested. We are trying to gauge interest in weekdays and evenings workshops. Are you interested in weekday or evening classes covering silk…

Canadian Mennonite University – Visit Campus Days

  October 16th (General), 23rd (General), and November 6th (Outtatown program) are CMU's next Campus Visit Days. Students will have opportunity to discover CMU by touring the campus, meeting professors, finding out about extracurricular activities and more.  They can see the schedule for the day and register on our Campus Visit Day webpage.  Please note that there are special interest days later on as…

Student Vote October 14

Your homeschooled students Grade 1-12 can vote for a candidate from Winnipeg Centre through the Student Votes program. Wednesday October 14, 1-3:15 pm New Life Ministries, 514 Maryland, basement Results are tallied nationally and compared with adult election results. Choosing a candidate creates interest in the election process. For more information including videos and lesson…

Spectacles au CCFM pour le jeune public

Encore cette année le CCFM a organisé des spectacles pour le jeune public. Je suis enchantée de réserver des places pour les familles qui aimeraient y aller. S'il vous plaît, prenez connaissance du document ci-joint et laisser-moi savoir, par le 11 septembre, quel spectacle vous voulez voir et combien de places je dois réserver. Merci!…

MTYP Homeschool Drama Classes

Daytime programs being offered in 2015 to homeschoolers include: Story to Stage (ages 4-6) MONDAYS: 10:00AM –11:00AM A fun and encouraging introduction to theatre and drama. Students develop their imaginations and powers of self-expression through drama games, music and dance, story theatre, and role playing. A great class for anyone who loves to make believe!…

Great Blue Art Studio Fall Session 2015

Theme : "On the Move" : Flora and Fauna of Fall Dates : Tuesdays (Oct. 13 to Nov. 24 ) Fridays ( Oct. 16 to Nov. 27 ) Time: 10 am to 12 noon Ages: 8 to 12 years old Size of classes : Limited to 8 students Cost: $165 (all supplies included) Payment to…

Homeschooling Mother Provides Daytime Piano Lessons

Piano Lessons - Daytime and evening times available. In my River Heights home. Children and adults are welcome, beginner to advanced. $150 per month for weekly 45 minute lessons. Student must have an acoustic (not electric) piano in their home. Mavis Green 204-489-3934 Beginner Guitar Lessons - Daytime and evening times available. In my River…

more daytime piano lessons

Christina Hutton is available for teaching piano during daytime hours. She has an ARCT in piano pedagogy and teaches beginner through early advanced.  Her home studio is in Transcona but is also willing to teach in student's homes upon request. http://christinapianostudio.weebly.com/ pianostudio.christina@gmail.com

daytime piano lessons

Julianne Warkentin-Dick offers private individualized day time lessons to homeschoolers out of her home studio in west Winnipeg. She is a member of the Manitoba Registered Music Teacher’s Association (MRMTA), a published piano composer and a specialist in music theory: https://shop.ultimatemusictheory.com/products/GPJ-PPE.html. She enjoys being a piano festival adjudicator and is also a member of the Associated Manitoba Art’s Festival’s…

2015 Possible Kickboxing Muay Thai Group

Cameron Penner would like to get a homeschool kickboxing/muay thai group going this September. Location: Winnipeg Women's Kickboxing and Muay Thai club, 1777 Portage Ave. (Portage and Berry). The instructor, Trisha Sammons, is a two time Canadian Muay Thai champion. Trisha is a mother of four and the club has a very family friendly atmosphere…

Goldeye's Players visit Winnipeg Libraries

The Winnipeg Public Libraries invites all homeschoolers to check out what is happening at the library this summer. Here is the July/August issue of our newsletter: http://wpl.winnipeg.ca/library/pdfs/atthelibrary16.4.pdf Specifically, they’d like to see some more registration for the Goldeyes baseball player readings on August 12: http://wpl.winnipeg.ca/library/pdfs/posters/playerreadings.pdf Louis Riel Library is almost full but the other 6…

2015 Spanish Lessons

Isabel Melendez offers Spanish lessons for children at her home in Whyte Ridge. Her classes are very personalized; carefully prepared and crafted. Your children will have a wonderful time while learning Spanish with her. Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30 to 11:30 AM 3-5 years (intermediate) Tuesday 1:00 to 2:00 PM 1-2 years and parent Tuesday 6:15…

Winnipeg South Homeschool Collective

The Winnipeg South Homeschool Collective is excited to announce our move to TUESDAYS for 2015-2016. New for September, we will be hosting an hour of cooperative learning for WSHC Members, a project-based program for experienced French speakers and a hip hop class. Additionally, opportunities for teens and an art program are being explored. If you…

Co-Ed Homeschool Recreational Gymnastics Class – NOW FULL

THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL! FYI: Co-Ed Homeschool Recreational Gymnastics Class at Winnipeg Gymnastics Center. Ages 6-12. $552/child for the year. This works out to $13/class. Classes are Fridays from 1:00-2:00pm. THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL! Registration is happening now for the 2015/2016 season - Sept 18th - June 17th. There is a ratio of…

Brandon Rock and Mineral Show & Sale

Plan to visit the Brandon Rock and Mineral Show & Sale!! FREE ADMISSION!! June 5th - 7th, 2015 Victoria Inn & Conference Center 3550 Victoria Ave, Brandon MB Friday June 5th - 10:00am - 9:00pm Saturday June 6th - 10:00am - 6:00pm Sunday June 7th - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Homeschool Pottery Classes

Information received from Rita Nayar: Hello Parents, I have attached the summer schedule for my pottery classes. This is the second year I will be teaching pottery classes to home school children. I will be offering one free class. I do require 5 student minimum to run the classes. I am located in the Fort…

Habitat for Humanity Educational Resources

MASH is sometimes asked to pass on information that might be of interest to homeschooling families. While we as an organization do not endorse these items, many of our members participate in and benefit from this information. Here at Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg we have a great opportunity for educators to partner with us in…

Teen Homeschooling Group: three65

MASH is sometimes asked to pass on information that might be of interest to homeschooling families. While we as an organization do not endorse these items, many of our members participate in and benefit from this information. three65 is a Winnipeg-based learning community for teens. Registrations are now open for new members. Here is some…

Home Schooling and the Winnipeg Public Library

MASH representatives met with the Winnipeg Public Library last Monday to discuss how we could assist each other in creating a stronger partnership between home schooling families and the Winnipeg library system. The Winnipeg Public Library believes that "learning is for life" and they feel that this is especially relevant to those of us who…

Heartland Archery

Hello MASH members, Heartland Archery is offering 8 lessons for homeschooling families; Tuesdays at 1:00 pm starting March 25th 2014. The cost is $68.00/child. (This is a reduced rate because its during the day.) Heartland is located in East Kildonan (River East South) off of Nairn Avenue; turn right, before the Pony Corral Restaurant. 10-K…

Stony Mountain Ski Area

Home Schoolers can take Advantage of Stony Mountain Ski Area’s School program during the week. Check their calendar http://www.skistony.com/pages/event_calendar.html to find out when Stony Mountain is offering bonus days and you can also take advantage of their school rates. Available to individual families or groups. Hours on Bonus Days 10am - 3pm Ski Program -…

High School Enrichment Week 2014

Homeschoolers have the opportunity to participate in the University of Winnipeg High School Enrichment Program 2014 from April 28-May 2. Tuition for the week is $150 per student. The brochure and application form are available at: http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/enrichment-prog-index. Please register directly to Sandy Tolman (address listed below) by March 14th. There are a limited number of…

Green Action Center Evening about Cycling and Walking in Winnipeg

The Green Action Center has asked us to post this message, asking for Homeschoolers to participate in a workshop about walking and cycling in Winnipeg. The seminar is this week, December 12th, p-8pm at Bourkevale Community Center. Click the image to enlarge it and see more details:    

Swimming Lessons at the South YMCA

The South YMCA on Fermor Avenue is offering Swimming lessons to Homeschooling Youths ages 13 and older. These lessons are given on Thursday mornings 10:30 am to 11:45 am. The maximum number of youths they are taking is 7. There is currently one youth registered, they need a minimum of 3 youths to be able to…

Family Dances!

There is a family dance coming up! Live music and fun instruction! November 23rd at St. Luke's Anglican Church (Stradbrook and Nassau). 6:30 to 8:30. This whole evening is suitable for families. No experience needed. Bring a snack to share. Please pre-register with Sue 284-9659. Previous family dances have featured a performance on Hammer Dulcimer,…

Educational Resources from Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity also offers a variety of educational resources students in grades 3-8. These resources are based on Manitoba curriculum guidelines, they support _education curriculum for sustainable development,_ have been developed and tested by teachers and are offered in English and French. To access all Habitat for Humanity classroom resources. Please visit http://www.habitat.mb.ca/get-school.cfm The…

Government of Canada's Canada Day Challenge 2014

If you're between 8 and 18 years old and live in Canada, you're invited to express what Canada means to you by submitting an original poster design, a digital photograph, or a piece of creative writing inspired by the theme Canada: Strong and Free. You could win some really great prizes, including a VIP invitation to…

Piano Teacher in Niverville

Loreena Poss passes on this note. contact us if you want us to pass your information on to Loreena. ----- Hello! I'm a piano teacher from Niverville, MB wondering if there's a possibility of contacting homeschooling parents about my teaching to see if anyone is interested. I was homeschooled myself for 4 years, and am…

Family Dance

Come to a Family Dance! It is sponsored by The Village Green English Dancers. Saturday, October 26th from 6:30-8:30 at St. Luke's Anglican Church, 130 Nassau St. N., Winnipeg. Come join the fun. NO previous experience necessary. Suitable for all ages. Live acoustic music and entertainment. Bring something to share for the snack. Indoor shoes…

Family Gym Night

MASH Member Tina Kirschner sends this opportunity for us to pass along. Please contact us if you are interested, and we'll pass your info on to Tina. ---------------- Hello Fellow Homeschooler's! We have booked a gym once per month as it was available at CMU for a "Gym NIght". This "Gym Night" is geared for…

West Y Homeschool Program

Starting September 18, Wednesdays from 1:00-3:15 pm. Meet at the West Portage YMCA @ 3550 Portage Ave. for a fun home school day. Includes: Learn to Swim Program from 1:00-1:30 pm (This is a pre-registered program) Sports and Games from 1:45-2:30 pm Adventures in Art 2:30-3:15 pm There is also a wonderful indoor play place…

Homeschool Band and Fiddling

Dear Homeschooler, The Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts promotes music education for all and is excited to once again offer their Homeschool Band program as well as kick off their Homeschool Fiddling program for the 2013-14 year. Both music programs are offered to homeschool students looking for a musical compliment to their academic studies.…

Homeschool Music History Class at CMU

(Taken from the Winnipeg Homeschool Yahoo! Group) I would like to let people know about an interesting course for homeschoolers that is being offered at the Canadian Mennonite University. It is on music history & I believe geared to middle- or high school aged students. The info is below. I am flogging this course as…

Homeschool Lessons at Monica’s Danz Gym

(Taken from the Winnipeg Homeschool Yahoo! Group) Hello everyone, Monica Goerman of Monica's Danz Gym: Dance, Aerial Silks, Hoop and Trapeze Classes is offering a Homeschool class for children ages 7 to 10 starting in September. The class will run noon to 1:15 every Wednesday. Please email goermann at shaw dot ca or call (204)…

New Field Trip Organization: LIFE

For those interested in becoming members in the new homeschool field trip and event group, please send an email to Lyne Morissette at l.i.f.e.hspp @ gmail.com (omit spaces) LIFE has incorporated a business and is accepting registration forms. The annual cost for membership is $40. This is an increase in cost from Event Horizon, due…

Non-MASH event : Inspire-Conference in Steinbach, Manitoba

    Hello MASH members, Here is a non-MASH event you might want to attend; to help revitalize your homeschooling. The link  for all the details for the conference is located in Sarah's message. Monique Turner MASH president   Hello Homeschooling families in the Winnipeg and surrounding areas, Our family has been homeschooling since 1985,…

Books 2 Eat Contest

Books 2 Eat Millennium Library (251 Donald St.) Saturday, April 6, 2013 1:00 – 4:30 pm Create your own edible book-related piece of art and enter to win prizes, or just come out to see the amazing entries on display – plus cooking demos, culinary presentations, and children’s storytime. Some entries will be served at…