What’s On At Manuels River!

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NOVEMBER AT MANUELS RIVER

THUR, Nov. 2, 7pm: Trivia Night. Adults 19+ grab some friends & show how much you know! We’ll rack your brains about science, sports, music & more! Tickets $10+HST, snacks provided. Prizes for the winning team! Cash bar available, valid ID required.

FRI, Nov. 3, 1-3pm or SAT, Nov. 4, 10:30-12:30pm: Young Scientist – Colour Exploration. We’ll focus on colours through messy fun with hands on activities, crafts, stories & more! $7 per person (under age 4 FREE with adult) or FREE with membership. No pre-registration required. Parent or guardian must attend with children.

MON, Nov. 6, 11am: Babies@Manuels Movie: Happy Feet. Baby/toddler-friendly movie with lower sound, changing tables, snacks & understanding parents. Included with admission (under age 4 FREE with adult) or FREE with membership. No pre-registration required.

SAT, Nov. 11: Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre will be CLOSED in observation of Remembrance Day.

SUN, Nov. 12, 10am-5pm: Manuels River @ The NL Toy & Gift Fair, Holiday Inn: Look for the Manuels River booth at the NL Toy & Gift Fair. Get a head start on your Christmas shopping – lots of educational toys available for the young scientist in your life!

WED, Nov. 15, 2:30-3:30pm: Memory Mug Up: Tales of the River. A Memory Mug Up brings people together to tell their stories & experiences. If you have memories & tales about growing up & living near Manuels River or along “the shore” please join us for an enjoyable afternoon of sharing. Hosted by Dale Jarvis of the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador, this Memory Mug Up includes an informal story circle, a cup of tea & snack.  This program is offered FREE or by donation.  No pre-registration required.

FRI, Nov. 17, 1-3pm or SAT, Nov. 18, 10:30-12:30pm: Young Scientist – The Stars & the Moon.  Get ready to blast off into space as we learn about the night sky.  Program includes a visit to StarLab, a large portable planetarium on loan from Memorial University Faculty of Engineering & Let’s Talk Science.  $7 per person (under age 4 FREE with adult) or FREE with membership. No pre-registration required. Parent or guardian must attend with children.

SAT, Nov. 18, 1-3pm: The Amazing Night Sky: StarLab Family Fun.  Manuels River is pleased to host StarLab, on loan from Memorial University Faculty of Engineering & Let’s Talk Science.  StarLab is a large, portable planetarium on which the night sky is projected and is a great way to be introduced to the wonders of space.  Join us for a session in the planetarium, along with other space related activities.  Included with admission (under age 4 FREE with adult) or FREE with membership. No pre-registration required.

SUN, Nov. 19, 6pm: Jam Making with Serendipity Jams. Have you ever wondered how to make jam? Did you ever want to learn? Come & learn about the history of jam making in Newfoundland with Sarah McCaulay “The Jam Lady”. Sarah will teach us step by step how to make jam using fruits & local berries, best of all you can take your creations home to enjoy! Space is limited please call 834-2099 ext. 206 to reserve your spot. Cost is $30+HST per person.

MON, Nov. 20, 11am: Babies@Manuels Movie: Norm of the North. Baby/toddler-friendly movie with lower sound, changing tables, snacks & understanding parents. Included with admission (under age 4 FREE with adult) or FREE with membership. No pre-registration required.

SAT, Nov. 25, 12pm: Fall Art Exhibit. Join us for a beautiful showcase of some amazing local talent from the Creative Spirits arts group. Local artists will be on site from 12-5pm, all art will be available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds going to support the Manuels River Natural Heritage Society. Admission is FREE.

SAT, Nov. 25, 6pm: Art Auction to benefit Manuels River, Chamber of Commerce Event. An evening of food, spirits, and entertainment hosted by the Conception Bay Area Chamber of Commerce. The live auction portion of the evening is in support of Manuels River. For more information call 834-5670.

SUN, Nov. 26, 10am-4pm: Manuels River @ Christmas at Queen Elizabeth: Manuels River will have a booth at the Christmas Fair at Queen Elizabeth School, CBS, featuring locally crafted giftware, bath & body products, jewellery, and educational toys.

THUR, Nov. 30, 7pm: Dinner & A Movie. Enjoy a night out with a delicious three-course dinner by Coffee Matters followed by a movie in our Theatre. Vote for the movie you want on our Facebook event page! Tickets $30+HST, must be purchased in advance by November 28. Cash bar available, this is a 19+ event, valid ID required.

 

DECEMBER AT MANUELS RIVER

FRI, Dec. 1, 1-3pm / SAT, Dec. 2, 10:30-12:30pm: Young Scientist: Green Christmas. Celebrate an environmentally conscious Holiday! Learn to make your own decorations & presents that use sustainable materials & create less waste.  $7 per person (under age 4 free with adult) or free with membership. No pre-registration required. Parent or guardian must attend with children.

FRI, Dec. 1, 12-9pm / SAT, Dec. 2, 10-6pm / SUN, Dec. 3, 10-5pm: Manuels River at The North Pole Christmas Fair. Manuels River will be at the North Pole Christmas Fair, at the Jack Byrne Arena with great Christmas gifts for all ages available to purchase.

SAT, Dec. 2, 11am & 1pm: Fairy Door Christmas Tours. All ages will enjoy this enchanted wintery woodland walk. Visit whimsical fairy, elf & gnome doors scattered along a picturesque nature trail, learn about our local fairy lore, or mail a letter in the fairy mailbox. Fairy story time will conclude this enchanted adventure! Pre-registration required. Space is limited. Call 834-2099 x206 to reserve a spot. $10 per person. Weather permitting.

MON, Dec. 4, 11am: Babies@Manuels Movie: Dragons Holiday & Kung Fu Panda Holiday. Baby/toddler-friendly movie with lower sound, changing tables, snacks & understanding parents. Included with admission (under age 4 free with adult) or free with membership. No pre-registration required.

TUE, Dec. 5, 6:30-8:30pm / WED, Dec. 6, 2:30-4:30pm: Foraging Wreath Workshop. Learn how to make your own biodegradable Christmas wreaths from all-natural materials found in our local forests. Workshop is $15+HST per person, materials included. Pre-registration required. Space is limited. Call 834-2099 x206 to register.

THUR, Dec. 7, 7pm: Trivia Night. Adults 19+ brush up on your Christmas movies, grab some friends & show how much you know! We’ll rack your brains with questions about all your favourite holiday flicks! Tickets $10+HST, snacks provided. Prizes for the winning team! Cash bar available, valid ID required.

 SAT, Dec. 9, 10am: Manuels River at the Kiwanis Santa Claus Parade. Watch for Doxi & her friends from Manuels River in the Kiwanis Santa Claus Parade in CBS. It’ll be electrifying! Parade starts at 10am from Villa Nova Jr. High, travels along Conception Bay Highway and ends in Kelligrews.

SUN, Dec. 10, 1-5pm: Science with Santa: photos & more! Santa is going to be at Manuels River learning about the science of electricity!  Have a hair-raising picture taken with Santa and get hands-on with science & Christmas related activities.  No pre-registration required. Program is free or by donation to the local food bank.  Printed photos with Santa will be available for $10 per photo. 

SUN, Dec. 10, 7pm: Paint & Pinot with Bobbi Pike. We’ve teamed up with local artist Bobbi Pike to help unleash your inner Picasso with this special holiday themed painting. Learn how to paint like a pro in this step-by-step class & create your very own work of art. Admission $40+HST, reservations must be made in advance by December 8. Call 834-2099 x206 to reserve your spot. Space is limited. This is a 19+ event, valid ID required.

FRI, Dec. 15, 1-3pm / SAT, Dec. 16, 10:30-12:30pm: Young Scientist: Cool Christmas Science. Join us for the last Young Scientist program of 2017!  Enjoy fun hands-on lab activities with fake snow, melting candy canes, and more! $7 per person (under age 4 free with adult) or free with membership. No pre-registration required. Parent or guardian must attend with children.

SAT, Dec. 16, 9:30am-5pm: Sweet Surprise Savings Sale. Our annual surprise discount event in the gift store with discounts up to 50% off your entire purchase! Complimentary cookie & hot chocolate while you browse the store.

MON, Dec. 18, 11am: Babies@Manuels Movie: Shrek the Halls & Merry Madagascar. Baby/toddler-friendly movie with lower sound, changing tables, snacks & understanding parents. Included with admission (under age 4 free with adult) or free with membership. No pre-registration required.

THUR, Dec. 21, 7pm: Dinner & A Movie. Enjoy a night out with a delicious three-course dinner by Coffee Matters followed by a Christmas themed movie in our Theatre. Vote for your holiday favourite on our Facebook event page! Tickets $30+HST, must be purchased in advance by December 19. Cash bar available, this is a 19+ event, valid ID required.

SUN, Dec. 31, 7pm: New Year’s Eve Dinner & Dance. Ring in the New Year alongside picturesque Manuels River. Come enjoy a delightful three course meal and dance your way into 2018 with live entertainment by Fahrenheit! Tickets: $110+HST available for purchase now from the Manuels River Gift Store or by calling 834-2099 x206. Tickets must be purchased in advance by 5pm on Friday, December 22. This is a 19+ event, valid ID required.

 

The Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre is at 7 Conception Bay Highway, in Conception Bay South. Keep up to date with us online: @ManuelsRiver on Twitter, ‘Manuels River’ on Facebook, @manuels_river on Instagram, or manuelsriver.com