Back Parking Lot to open on Thursday.

Although the back parking lot and parent loading zone is not 100% complete we will be opening it up for use as of Thursday morning July 14, 2016.  Please be patient with us as not all aspects of the project are complete (i.e. wooden gate to “Adventure Playground”), so although you...

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BINGO Volunteers Needed

We are still looking for parents or family members to volunteer at two more BINGO’s. The Manitoba Community Services Council (Lotteries) has given Discovery money towards the purchase of classroom furniture and rain suits. In return we have agreed to supply volunteers to help at some BINGOs. If you have not had the opportunity to...

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Kim Crockett Completes Forest School Course

We are so very pleased to acknowledge Kim Crockett for completing her year long Forest School Canada course.  Kim is one of the first 5 Manitoban’s to earn this Forest School Practitioner’s Certificate and the first to run a Forest Nature School in Manitoba (on behalf of Discovery Centre).  We...

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Illegal Parking Causing Problems

Several neighbours have contacted us about illegal parking on the boulevards in front of the Centre and on the back lane between Hampton St. and Marjorie St.  We are painfully aware of the challenges of parking during drop-off and pick-up times but until we are back up and operational in...

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Congratulations to Discovery’s Cash Raffle Draw Winners

    Discovery’s cash raffle draw was held at 3:00pm on May 27, 2016. Congratulations to our Cash Raffle winners: 1st Prize $1000.00   Randy Lagimodiere             Seller ($100.00) Shauna Lagimodiere 2nd Prize   $500.00   Carin Donaldson               Seller ($100.00) Lisa Clement 3rd Prize   $250.00   Brian & Anne Reid             Seller ($100.00) Cindy Clinch...

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Tick Checks Should Be Done Daily

Now that we are in wood tick season we are hearing a lot more about Lyme disease and what to watch for when you have found a wood tick. We are recommending that parents do a regular “tick check” on their child. If your child’s group has visited “the beyond” it will...

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Construction In Back Lane

Several parents are asking for further information and/or sketches of what is happening in the back lane.  This is a three year project that has had more obstacles then you can imagine, but is finally under construction.  The primary purpose was to enhance the child safety aspects of the drop...

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Youth in Philanthropy Program Awards Grant to DCC

The Winnipeg Foundation, as a part of a program to encourage young people to experience the tremendous rewards involved in giving back to their community, continues to support the Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) program in 2015-2016. After 3 students from the Collegiate came and interviewed Ron Blatz (our Executive Director),...

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