by Karen Wall [Photos courtesy of Karen Wall and Mennonite Heritage Museum promotional materials.] On May 16, 2019 twenty-nine Red River College Heritage Group members and their guests visited the Mennonite Heritage Museum in Steinbach. This outdoor village was built to take visitors back to the mid-1870s when the first Mennonite settlers arrived in Manitoba.
by Karen Wall Forty Heritage Group members and their guests attended the annual Holiday Luncheon on Thursday, November 15. Our new venue this year, the Terrace Dining Room at Assiniboia Downs, proved to be an excellent setting to celebrate the season. The ambience of the Terrace Dining Room was festive and open, and our view of the surrounding outdoor
Exploring Manitoba’s French Canadian and Métis Heritage by Karen Wall On May 16, 2018 twenty-five Red River College Heritage Group members and their guests were treated to a walk back in time at the St. Boniface Museum and Cathedral. Under the able tutelage of museum guides Aiden and Julie-Anne, the group learned about the day-to-day
by Karen Wall For the third year in a row Heritage Group members have held a St. Patrick’s Day luncheon filled with food, fun and shenanigans! This year’s event was held at the Prairie’s Edge Restaurant in Kildonan Park and the 30 Heritage Group members in attendance agreed that the chef and servers outdid themselves with both the
by Karen Wall On May 18th twenty-six (26) members of the Heritage Club braved the unseasonably cool but sunny weather to spend a morning at Fort Whyte Alive “stepping back in time” to when bison roamed the prairies and people’s connection to the natural world was a matter of survival. Thanks to two of Fort