What’s Up in the West End This Weekend?

Friday, June 22

Beginner Stained Glass Class with Heather

Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Prairie Studio Glass (587 Sargent Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Come join Heather, a glass expert and make your own beautiful stained glass creation at Prairie Studio Glass! The cost of class is $131.25 (+ tax), and you can register online at https://www.prairiestudioglass.com/.

Open Mic Night

Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: The Strong Badger Coffeehouse (679 Sargent Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Are you an aspiring poet or writer? Come and share your works at The Strong Badger Coffeehouse. You have ten minutes of mic time to share whatever you please. Registration begins at 5:30.

Saturday, June 23

West End Bike Tour

Time: 1:30 PM

Location: Central Park (400 Cumberland Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Join our West End expert Brigitte as we tour the West End on bike! Explore some of the amazing parks, learn the fascinating history of the area, and meet the West End’s most prominent cyclist Walter Zoohky Reusch (pictured below). This event is put on in honour of Bike Week and is absolutely free!

Manitoba High School Honour Band- Jazz Winnipeg

Time: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Location: The West End Cultural Centre (586 Ellice Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Join your favourite high school musicians as we celebrate music in this festival dedicated to all things jazz! Participants work with professional musicians to put on a once in a lifetime concert, highlighting their growth as musicians! Tickets are $20.00 and can be purchased online at https://www.wecc.ca/events/2018/5/23/winnipeg-jazz-festival-manitoba-high-school-honour-jazz-bands.

The Wet Secrets with Duotang

Time: 10:00 PM

Location: The Good Will Social Club (625 Portage Ave)

Join Canadian artists The Wet Secrets at the Good Will Social Club and take part in the Winnipeg International Jazz Fest! The Wet Secrets is a sextet featuring rock and roll played on everything from horns to synthesizers!

Sunday, June 24

Gogo Penguin with Guillaume Perret

Time: 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Location: The West End Cultural Centre (586 Ellice Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Experience the wonderfully hypnotic and trance inducing melodies of Gogo Penguin whilst supporting the Winnipeg International Jazz Fest. Tickets are available by calling 204-989-4656.


Author: Joe Kornelsen