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The CNIB Foundation hosts outings and get-togethers year-round.

CNIB 2019 SUMMER OUTINGS

PLEASE NOTE REGISTRATION DEADLINES ARE SPECIFIC TO EACH EVENT

For all activities, availability will be on a “first come, first serve basis”. Please advise as soon as possible if you have an accommodation request.
Please note: CNIB arrival times noted are the times you need to be at CNIB. Departure times will be given to you one week prior to the event.

To Register Contact:    

Joanne Fabian
Phone: 204-789-0954
Email: joanne.fabian@cnib.ca


EVENT DATE: Thursday, May 30
REGISTRATION DEADLINE WITH PAYMENT: Thursday, May 22
ACTIVITY: StarLight Hutterite Colony
Come join us for a tour of the Starlight Hutterite Colony; Founded in 1991 as a division from the James Valley Hutterite Colony
Our day will include coach transportation, tour of the colony, and a hot home-made lunch.
There will be items available to purchase by cash only.
*Please wear comfortable walking shoes.
COST: $30.00, which includes transportation, custom tour, lunch. Bring your own spending money (cash) for sundries.
TIME: Arrive at CNIB 8:45 a.m.; Return: TBA

 

EVENT DATE: Thursday, June 27
REGISTRATION DEADLINE WITH PAYMENT: Thursday, June 20
ACTIVITY: Fort Whyte Alive
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon at Fort Whyte Alive. We will have a narrative tour of the hands-on interpretive centre, followed by a tour of the grounds and a presentation of birding by ear. We will have a picnic area where we will have a bag lunch. *If operational, sailboats will be offered to participants who may want to try out sailing.
COST: $22.00, which includes transportation, custom tour and lunch (and sailing if operational) 
**optional: bring spending money for the gift shop.
TIME: Arrive at CNIB 10:30 a.m.; Return: TBA

 

EVENT DATE: Friday, July 12
REGISTRATION DEADLINE WITH PAYMENT: Thursday, June 21
ACTIVITY: Winnipeg Folk Festival
Would you like to go to the Winnipeg Folk Festival? Here is an opportunity for you to enjoy the outdoors, relax, meet some friendly music-lovers, listen to some music and tour the village? **Please note there will be a moderate amount of walking involved with this tour. 
COST: Bring spending money for your personal purchases in the village. CNIB covers transportation, lunch vouchers and gate admission.
TIME: Full-day event; Time TBA upon registration.

 

EVENT DATE: Thursday, July 25
REGISTRATION DEADLINE WITH PAYMENT: Thursday, July 3
ACTIVITY: Grand Beach
Grand Beach is a place of interest to visit when in the area, with its fine grain sand and sand dunes. Plenty of bathrooms, change rooms and as well a few booths to purchase things for the beach or home. Ice cream and hot foods. Plus, try a ride on our Trishaw. ** Dress for the weather and bring gear for a day on the beach. (sunscreen, bug spray, lawn chair, towel, hat, etc.)
COST: $15.00 for transportation. Bring your own spending money for lunch. (cash only)
TIME: Arrive at CNIB at 9:00 a.m.; Return: TBA

 

EVENT DATE: Thursday, August 22
REGISTRATION DEADLINE WITH PAYMENT: Thursday, August 8
ACTIVITY: Gimli
Our annual trip to Gimli! Go for a walk on the beach, try a ride on our Trishaw around town, enjoy a fresh fish lunch, and check out some unique stores.
COST: $10.00 for transportation. Bring your own spending money for lunch.
TIME: Arrive at CNIB at 9:00 a.m.; Return to CNIB at 6:00 p.m.

 

EVENT DATE: Saturday, September 21
REGISTRATION DEADLINE WITH PAYMENT: Thursday, July 25
ACTIVITY: Prairie Dog Central Fall Supper
The Railway Fall Supper has been a firm favourite on the Prairie Dog Central’s calendar for over 35 years. "Let our majestic steam locomotive No. 3 lead the way to a sumptuous, made-from-scratch Fall Supper."
COST: $38.00 per person
TIME: Arrive at CNIB for 2:30 p.m.; Return to CNIB for approx. 9:00 p.m.
 

We often receive tickets to share with you for events like Winnipeg Goldeyes or Winnipeg Blue Bombers games, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and more. Tickets will be announced on our information line. Stay in touch on events and programming. Call the information line at (204) 789-0961.