Manitoba Association for Schooling at Home

Winnipeg Manitoba Homeschooling Support

Daniel Koulack and the Knappen Street All-Stars Homeschool Concert

Posted on | April 14, 2016 | No Comments

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 a wonderful teacher. He really knows how to connect with kids.
It’s going to be a great event!
Friday, May 13, 2016, 1pm
Steinbach Arts Council
304 2 St, Steinbach
Tickets: $6 each for kids and adults (1 years old and under are free)
**Payment in advance required** by mailing a cheque or paying electronically, 204-326-3919
Address: Rebecca Hiebert, Box 1095, Steinbach, MB, R5G 1M8
The band will bring two saxophones, a marimba, a banjo, a full drum kit and more! We will also be treated to some beautiful vocals and dancing. Everyone will learn about the different instruments, interact with the band and hear some great stories.
Check out the All-Stars youtube video:
Here’s another link!


Posted on | March 27, 2016 | No Comments

U of M Gym and Swim

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 1, 2016 (4:00pm)

Wednesdays: April 13 – June 15, 2016 (10 weeks)

Phys Ed-Wednesday (1-1:55pm) ($50.00)

    Students ages 6-12 will participate in swimming lessons and/or PE activities such as, but not limited to: archery, racquetball, walleyball, lacrosse & other games

Swimming Programs

    I Can Swim (1:00-2:00pm) ($90.00)

    I Can Swim (2:00-3:00pm) ($90.00)

    Tots (1:00-1:30pm) ($65.00)

    Tots (1:30-2:00pm) ($65.00)

    Swim Patrol (1:00-2:00pm) ($130.00)

    Bronze Cross (12:30-3:00) ($325.00)

    For descriptions of the swimming programs please visit: UM Aquatics

Name of Individuals Coordinating the Event: Ashley Gagnon and Drew Sheffield – Mini U Programs

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 1st, 2016 (4:30pm)

Download HomeSchool Waiver Spring 2016  and submit with payment to Drew Sheffield at the U of M not later than April 1st by:
Phone: 204-480-1458
Fax: 204-474-7503
Mail or Hand Delivery: 145 Frank Kennedy Centre. The University of Manitoba. Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2

Artist’s Emporium Open House

Posted on | March 26, 2016 | No Comments

Artist's Emporium Open House

Reading with Raptors at the Winnipeg Public Library

Posted on | March 26, 2016 | No Comments

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 and registration information.

Reading with Raptors

Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Spring Matinee

Posted on | March 26, 2016 | No Comments

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 Chamber Orchestra Spring Matinee

Rainbow Stage Music Theatre Conference

Posted on | March 26, 2016 | No Comments

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 Conference


Posted on | March 6, 2016 | No Comments

It’s time to order your Winnipeg International Children’s Festival – Kidsfest 2016 tickets.

Kidsfest will be held from Thursday, June 9th to Sunday, June12th at the Forks.

(To see details of Kidsfest, this years’ artists, the schedule, directions, map of Kidsfest and other information visit  Schedules for this four day festival are located here:

The tickets are $8.10 each (discounted group rate) for adult and kids over 24 months,and 24 months and under are FREE; they do ask at the gate for kids’ present ages.   So, if your child is or turns 25 months on the day you go; then you must pay $8.10 for that child.  (At the gate, the tickets are between $12 to $14 each; depending on the amount of tickets needed.)

Kids receive a wristband that is good for all 4 days.
Adults need to buy additional tickets for each day they plan to attend.

**Please email me at to request tickets.**  

I will then email you my home address and you must send a cheque or drop off a cheque or your money to pay for them.

If you want me to send you your tickets when I receive them, please include a stamp when paying.

*PAYMENT must be made on or before Tuesday, April 5th 2015.*

MASH Manitoba Museum Workshops

Posted on | March 6, 2016 | No Comments

Pre-register with MASH for the following workshops at the Manitoba Museum on April 6, 2016:

Lapidary Workshop for ages 7 – 11 years
Students experience the level of skill required of an Inuit artisan by shaping and polishing their own soapstone pendant to take home. Drawing from traditional and present day objects students learn about the different uses of soapstone in both its practical and symbolic functions, its physical proprieties, and Moh’s hardness scale.

Ancient Civilizations for ages 12 – 18 years
Students answer the question “What is a civilization?” using ten basic characteristics of civilizations as a guide. AncientNorth American civilizations, such as Cahokia, are explored. The characteristics of civilizations are made relevant through their application during a museum scavenger hunt. And a pottery activity where students enjoy creating their own version of a historical Manitoba pot.

The workshops are 90 minutes long, following the workshops we will be free to visit the museum gallery and explore.

We will meet April 6, 2016 at the museum at 12:30 pm. (The workshop is starts at 1 p.m.)

The cost is $4.75 per person (including GST) Prepayment is required.

Space is limited. (maximum of 60 people for the Lapidary Workshop, and a maximum of 30 people for the Ancient Civilizations)

For more information, or to book yours spots, contact Vicki at

Teens Clinics

Posted on | March 3, 2016 | No Comments

Teen Clinic

Teen Clinic provides health care to teens and young adults on a “drop-in” basis. Teen Clinics are located in schools or community health centres across Winnipeg, rural and northern Manitoba. At a Teen Clinic you can speak to a health care provider about any health issue that is important to you and your care will be confidential.

Visit for more information about Teen Clinic, to find a TC near you or link to other health resources.

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

Posted on | March 3, 2016 | No Comments

Three Little Birds Productions

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 magical world of opera, where they can be involved in the storytelling by helping our heroes reach their goals. Immerse yourselves in an environment created to entertain, encourage creativity, and renew the thrill of learning something new. Laugh, learn, and enjoy the magic of opening a book.

An operatic version of the story of The Three Little Pigs based on scenes from operas by W. A. Mozart. While brother pigs Don Giovanni and Cherubino set off to make homes of sticks and straw, their sister, Despina, goes to the library to read up on “huff-proof, puff-proof” home construction. After Wolfgang Bigbad blows down the boys’ flimsy homes, they run to their sister’s sturdy new brick house quite ready to admit that going to the library and reading books is a pretty smart thing to do after all.

Program Length: 1 hour
· 5 minute puppet show performance
· 45 minute English opera including dialogue
· 10 minute question and answer period

Upon confirmation of ticket purchase, teachers will be provided with an Educational Package that includes information about opera and classical music, games, etiquette and discussion topics.

Location: Asper Centre for Theatre and Film, 400 Colony Street
Showtimes: Thursday May 12 – 9:30am, 11:30am, 2:00pm
Friday May 13 – 10:00am Sold Out, 1pm
Discounted School Program Fee: $6/child (teachers and chaperones admitted at no charge)
Group Size: Your class will be sharing the performance with a maximum of 150 students.

We apologize, but we are unable to issue refunds for sick or absent children.

For further information, please see our website, or contact us at

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