Dauphin, Canada

Dauphin Rec Services is hosting Firearms Courses in March, upstairs in the Rotary Arena; on Sunday, March 18th it’s a Restricted (Hand Guns) Course from 9 am to 6 pm.  Cost $70 per person; must be at least 18-years-old to participate.

For more info on this course and others, or to register, you can inquire at the front desk at the Parkland Rec Complex, or call 204-622-3150.

Enjoy “HUNKS” sketch comedy group at the Ashern Hall on Saturday, March 17th; it’s a dinner theatre and live auction, in support of the Ashern Arena and Ashern Minor Hockey.  For tickets and more info, call 204-314-0087.

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The Dauphin Polar Plunge, in support of Special Olympics Manitoba, is on Saturday, March 17thThis year, the Polar Plunge takes place at Credit Union Place, at 2pm, and you can register on the day of the plunge beginning at 12noon.

To take part in the event, you will need to raise $150 in donations. The dollars raised go towards supporting sports programs, like the provincial team program, as well as grassroots sports programs. The donations will also go towards the Parkland athletes, to assist in their training, and the cost of getting to the games.

Three athletes in the Parkland are going to the National Bowling Championships, in May in PEI, and six are going to the National Summer Games, in August in Nova Scotia. For more information, you can check out the Dauphin Polar Plunge 2018's Facebook page.

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The 21st annual Billy Beal Ice Fishing Classic goes on Saturday, March 17th, at Whitefish Lake northwest of Bowsman!  $10,000 up for grabs, along with many more prizes!  For more info and tickets call 204-734-0102.

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Dauphin Rec Services is hosting Firearms Courses in March; on Saturday, March 17th it’s a Non-Restricted Course from 9 am to 6 pm.

Cost $70 per person; must be at least 12-years-old to participate.

For more info on this course and others, or to register, you can inquire at the front desk at the Parkland Rec Complex, or call 204-622-3150.

The 2018 WAC Concert Series kicks off this Friday, March 16th, with 2018 Juno Award Nominees Indian City, at the Watson Art Centre.  Experience an evening that captures the spirit and pulse of vibrant Indigenous Culture through a dynamic fusion of lyrics, music, and personality.

Tickets are $29, and available at the WAC ticket office, Dauphin Music & Electronics, or charge by phone at 204-638-6231.

The 2018 Watson Art Centre Concert Series ticket packages are still available for $99.  Visit watsonartcentre.com for more info.

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The Dauphin Public Library will host another Third Thursday Music Night, on Thursday, March 15th, starting at 7 pm.

Come and enjoy the wealth of talent being developed in the DRCSS jazz and choir programs.

Under the direction of Andrew Coombs, these young musicians will be sure to amaze!

The Dauphin and District Community Food Bank provides food for people in need, on specific Thursdays each month, from 5 pm to 8 pm.  You must come in person, and bring your Manitoba Health Card, in order to receive food.

You can get food every 4 weeks. If you want more information you can call 204-638-7853 and leave a message.

The Food Bank is located at Parkland Crossing at 220 Whitmore Avenue West.

You may request Food Assistance on these days:  March 15, March 29, April 12, and April 26.

Members of the Dauphin Fire Department are once again hosting their Annual Firefighter Campout, raising funds for Muscular Dystrophy.  The event will take place on the roof of the Dauphin Market Place Mall, March 15th to 18th!  Our local Firefighters are looking for your support through sponsorships and donations.  If you would like to help out, please contact Marie, at 204-648-4797.


Members of the Prairie Mountain Credit Union are invited to attend a special meeting on Wednesday, March 14th, 7:30 pm, at the Ste. Rose Community Hall, to approve the proposed amalgamation of the Prairie Mountain Credit Union and Sunrise Credit Union; there is a special resolution to approve the amalgamation, and all members are invited to attend the meeting.

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress - Dauphin Parkland Branch, along with Aid Ukraine, and the Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Resurrection, will be showing a documentary on Wednesday, March 14, in the Church auditorium, at 7 pm.

The directors of the film, the brother of the individual in the film, and the film's animator will also be attending for a question and answer period.

"Myth" is about a famous Ukrainian opera singer, who fought on the front lines in eastern Ukraine.

The movie is in Ukrainian and French, but has English subtitles.

Admission by donations accepted at the door.
Funds raised will support The Wassyl Slipak Foundation and Dopomoha Ukraini - Aid Ukraine on going PTSD Family Re-Integration Program for ATO veterans.

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