Welcome to another weekend in Winnipeg. Stores and shopping centres will be busy as pressure builds towards Christmas. Let’s check out what’s happening next:
The ROAR of the RINGS Olympic Curling trials continue at the MTS centre- Huge crowds for this and our own Jennifer Jones is playing in the finals Saturday.
The Concert Hall ; The SYMPHONY performs Handels Messiah Friday and Saturday night then Sunday at 2 it’s The Concert for Kids Series-The Snowman.
The Festival of Trees and Lights Continues at the Manitoba Hydro Building through the weekend.
The Winnipeg Art Gallery , or WAG , is showing the World’s BEST commercials through the weekend. This is a MUST! They also present “ The CLOCK” , a special extraordinary production wowing audiences during gallery hours .
RED River Exhibition Park is a great place for a family event , Canad Inns Winter Wonderland every evening at 6pm. Pack the ...
I smiled when I received a note from NASHVILLE. I know it's a city with a hockey team , but never gets cold like Winnipeg. Of all places to get information on WINTER TIRES. It seemed incongruous but I read further. The message was from BRIDGESTONE , debunking myths about winter driving. Since Mother Nature has hit us with bouts of Snow, Cold and less than ideal driving conditions the tips to navigate our highways in months ahead seemed appropriate. So here is what they said.
MYTH #1: You don’t need winter tires , unless it’s snowing: “ all tire rubber begins to stiffen in the cold”. It’s a different case for the newest generation of tires. They remain flexible , maintaining grip for increased braking and handling.
MYTH#2: If you have all wheel drive , you’re good to go in the snow : Yes 4 wheel drive gets you going by making the most ...
When Santa Claus takes his late night sleigh ride this year, he’ll have backup, but not everyone is happy about it. NORAD has created the tracking of Santa’s reindeer flight from the North Pole and this Christmas he’ll have a security detail in the form of military fighter jets. NORAD adds that the fighters makes Santa’s Ride feel like an important Mission.
That’s not the way child advocates see it. They say war planes have no place with Santa adding it’s taking a beloved children’s tradition and inserting violence and militarism into it.Whatever one believes , there are a lot of hits on the Norad Site every Christmas. Last year, the website had 22.3 million unique visitors from 235 countries and the program had 1.5 million Facebook followers.
Nevertheless Norad says almost 1300 uniformed Canadian and American personnel volunteer their time on Christmas Eve to answer the tens of thousands ...