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February at Manuels River

All Month Long: 9:30-4pm: Snowshoe rentals. If you can walk, you can snowshoe! Why not give snowshoeing a try?  Snowshoes are available to rent at the Centre for use along the upstream portion of our trail system. $7 + tax per adult per hour, $5 + tax per youth/senior/student per hour, $20 + tax per family (4 pairs) per hour.

All Month Long: Dine & Deal. Have a meal at Coffee Matters (Manuels River location only) and get 10% off your purchase in the gift store when you present your Coffee Matters receipt!

THUR, Feb. 1, 7pm: Seinfeld Trivia Night. Adults 19+ it’s time to binge watch the show about nothing, grab some friends & show us how much you know about Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer! We’ll rack your brains with questions about your favourite group of neurotic New York friends! Tickets $10+HST per person, snacks provided. Prizes for the winning team! You can play solo, join a team, or bring your own team. Maximum 6 people per team. Cash bar available, valid ID required.

FRI, Feb. 2, 6-8:30pm: Pre-teen Night: Survival of the Fittest. At first I was afraid, I was petrified, kept thinking I would never live…to see the end of the game! Find out what makes species well adapted to their environment…or not. Play this popular game to discover if you have what it takes to survive in an ever-changing world. Pizza and snacks provided. Program is for children aged 10 to 12 years old. Pre-registration required. Call 834-2099 ext. 206 to reserve a spot. $12.50 + tax per person.

WED, Feb. 7, 3:30pm: Afterschool Movie: Journey to the Centre of the Earth (2008, PG, 93min). Join us for a movie in our comfortable theatre. We’ll provide the popcorn! Screening is $5 per person or free for members. No pre-registration required.  Children under 11 years old must attend with a parent/guardian.

FRI, Feb. 9, 2:30-4:30pm or SAT, Feb. 10, 10:30-12:30pm: Young Scientist: Love is in the Air. It’s all around us, we need it to breathe, but we might rarely stop and think about it. Come learn about how air moves and what it can do. $7 per person (under age 4 free with adult) or free for members. No pre-registration required. Parent or guardian must attend with children.

SAT, Feb. 10, 9:30am-5:00pm: Valentine’s Day Sale. Looking for a gift for that special someone? The Manuels River Gift store has local handmade jewelry and many other special gifts for your Valentine! One day only, 20% off everything in the store.

WED, Feb. 14, 10-11am: Little Explorers.Come along for an engaging and interactive hour of stories, songs, activities and play, as we learn about the world around us. $7 per child or free with membership (parent(s) or guardian(s) free). No pre-registration required. This program is designed for children 2 to 4 years old and their caregivers.

WED, Feb. 14, 3:30pm: Afterschool Movie: School of Rock (2003, PG-13, 108min). Join us for a movie in our comfortable theatre. We’ll provide the popcorn! Screening is $5 per person or free for members. No pre-registration required. Children under 11 years old must attend with a parent/guardian.

WED, Feb. 14, 7-9pm: Snowshoeing Date Night.  Celebrate Valentine’s Day by trying a new outdoor winter activity!  We provide the snowshoes so you can venture out on the trail and finish up at the Centre for a campfire, marshmallow roast and a special Baileys hot chocolate, Pre-registration required. Space is limited. Call 834-2099 ext. 206 to reserve a spot. $24 + tax per couple. This is a 19+ event, valid ID required.  Weather permitting.

THU, Feb. 15, 7pm: Travel and Wine: South Africa. Escape the winter cold with a trip to South Africa.  Join Geographers Charlie Mather and Cecile Badenhorst for an engaging evening exploring the fascinating and beautiful country of South Africa.  Learn how geography and history influences South African wine as the folks from Tastings NL guide us through a wine tasting. This event is the first in a series offered in partnership with MUN Geography. Pre-registration required. Call 834-2099 ext. 206 to reserve a spot. $17.50 + tax per person. This is a 19+ event, valid ID required.

FRI, Feb. 16, 7pm: Valentine’s Dinner & Dance. Celebrate this day filled with love, laughter, great food and dancing at Manuels River Valentine’s Dinner & Dance! Feast on a delightful three-course meal provided by Fireside Catering then hit the dance floor and dance the night away with your sweetheart! Tickets: $50+HST and are available for purchase now from the Manuels River Gift Store or by calling 834-2099 ext. 206. Tickets must be purchased in advance by 5pm on Monday, February 12. This is a 19+ event, valid ID required.

TUES, Feb. 20, 7pm: Winterfest 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 film you’d like featured on our Facebook event page! Special ticket price of $20+HST, must be purchased in advance by February 18. Cash bar available, this is a 19+ event, valid ID required.

WED, Feb. 21, 10-11am: Free! Winterfest Little Explorers. Come along for an engaging and interactive hour of stories, songs, activities and play, as we learn about the world around us. Program is offered FREE as part of Winterfest.  No pre-registration required. This program is designed for children 2 to 4 years old and their caregivers.

WED, Feb. 21, 2-4pm: Free! Winterfest Afternoon Cards at Manuels River.If you like a fun game of 120s or crib, we’d love to see you! Cards, crib boards, door prizes, and coffee/tea included.  Instruction provided too, if you’ve never played but have always wanted to learn.  Program is offered FREE as part of Winterfest.  No pre-registration required.

WED, Feb. 21, 3:30pm: Free! Winterfest Afterschool Movie: Eddie the Eagle (2016, PG-13, 106 min). Join us for a movie in our comfortable theatre. We’ll provide the popcorn! Program is offered FREE as part of Winterfest. No pre-registration required. Children under 11 years old must attend with a parent/guardian.

FRI, Feb. 23, 2:30-4:30pm or SAT, Feb. 24, 1:30 – 3:30pm: Free! Young Scientist: The Science of Winter Sports.  Ever wondered how those Olympic Athletes pull off some of those fantastic feats? Speed skate on in to find out about the laws of physics they overcome to bring home a medal! Program is offered FREE as part of Winterfest. No pre-registration required. Parent or guardian must attend with children. This program is designed for children aged 4 to 7 years old.

SAT, Feb. 24, 11:00am – 1:00pm Free! Winterfest Family Snowshoe Hike and Boil-up. Get out and enjoy winter as part of the Town of CBS Winterfest!  Snowshoe along the trail to a campfire where you can warm-up and enjoy a marshmallow roast and complimentary hot chocolate or tea.  Snowshoes are available at no cost at the Centre, or bring your own. No pre-registration required. Parent/guardian must attend with children. Weather permitting.

SUN, Feb. 25, 2-3pm: Palaeontology Club. Come join our staff paleontologist Dr. Rod Taylor for an interactive session about the history of life on Earth. We’ll talk about how fossils form, and look at some of the organisms that have been preserved over the past 700 million years.  $7 per person or free with membership. No pre-registration required. Parent/guardian must attend with children. This program is designed for children aged 7 to 11 years old.

WED, Feb. 28, 10-11am: Little Explorers. Come along for an engaging and interactive hour of stories, songs, activities and play, as we learn about the world around us. $7 per child or free with membership (parent(s) or guardian(s) free). No pre-registration required. This program is designed for children 2 to 4 years old and their caregivers.

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