Picnic in the Park – August 17, St. John’s Park
Saturday, August 17, 2012
St. John’s Park, Winnipeg MB
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
“Picnic is in its fifteenth year and going strong,” says Robert Neufeld, Executive Director at NECRC, “we celebrate the culture and diversity of the North End by providing different foods, activities and entertainment to represent as many cultures as we can.” Neufeld says, “It’s great to have so many partners working together and this year we are especially pleased to partner with Aboriginal Music Week.”
For this year’s entertainment, we welcome the Norman Chief Memorial Dancers with special guest Alex Lamoureux, Indian City, Diamond Disc Dogs and DJ Javier Estrada. A free meal will be provided, consisting of hot dogs, samosas, pyrizhky (Ukrainian buns), bannock, apples, bananas and granola bars.
Children’s activities will include storytelling, drop-in bike repair, art workshops, face painting, Mini Car Town (provided by Manitoba Public Insurance) and a special planting workshop.
Some of our community partners include: Aboriginal Visioning for the North End, the City of Winnipeg, Mount Carmel Clinic, North End Women’s Centre, FACT, St. John’s Residents Association, William Whyte Resident’s Association, Dufferin Resident’s Association, the Elizabeth Fry Society of Manitoba, Ma Mawi Wi Cha Itata Centre Inc., Assiniboine Credit Union and the North End Food Security Network.
Please join us in our celebration of the North End Community.
Executive Director, NECRC
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