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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - July 18, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba C M Y K PAGE E6 Come & enjoy our newly renovated In n at t he F or ks patio. –– 75 F or ks M ar ke t Ro ad 204. 944. 24 45 twitte r. co m/ sm it hw inni pe g smit hr estaur an t. ca Search your attics! Bring your treasured wartime memorabilia to Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site. Meet military history and conservation experts on Sunday, July 26 to discover the fascinating history of your objects and learn how to preserve them for generations to come. Stroll through Lower Fort Garry’s historic grounds as you partake in a journey to commemorate Canada’s contributions to the World Wars. See the vintage military vehicles up close, speak to the owners and learn how these vehicles helped Canada’s war efforts. Visit the Provisions Canteen so you can have your war cake and eat it too as you sip tea and watch the women’s war era fashion show. Try your hand at relaying secret war strategies on an authentic Ham Radio. “ CQ CQ”. Will your message win the war? Step back in time and listen to the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra Jazz Trio as they perform songs that were popular overseas and on the home front. Watch a variety of short films to learn more about how Canada contributed to the war effort. Did you know that on February 19, 1942 a group of actors made Lower Fort Garry into a Nazi prison camp for Manitoba’s If Day, which helped Manitoba Raise $ 65 million towards the national war bond effort? Visit the building where Winnipeg’s Mayor, Manitoba’s Lieutenant- Governor and Premier were held “ captive”. Imagine the Union Jack normally soaring high over the Fort being replaced with the dreaded Swastika. See the film, hear the proclamation, and know that “ it must not happen here!” Step up patriots and get your Canadian Forces cap badge airbrush tattoo as you join our World Wars commemoration. Have the kids show off their victory bond button and other historic military inspired crafts to all their friends. Hear about a soldier’s ration of chocolate from Mars Canada Inc. and sample freshly made hot chocolate. Enjoy your day learning how Lower Fort Garry was both unique and important beyond the fur trade and how much more history there is to be explored within these walls. Bring the family and join Parks Canada, The Central Museum of the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery, Prairie Command, and The Costume Museum of Canada from 10 a. m. to 5 p. m. as we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the Second World War; we know We’ll Meet Again. Located just 15 minutes North of Winnipeg on Highway 9 For more information please visit: parkscanada. gc. ca/ fortgarry or call: ( 204) 785- 6050 Follow us on Facebook and Twitter at @ ParksCanadaWPG We’ll Meet Again: REMEMBERING THE WORLD WARS In Winnipeg Ai- Kon 2015 July 17- 19 ( Recurring daily) RBC Convention Centre ai- kon. org Feast with Gods & Goddesses July 23 TABLE Restaurant at the Winnipeg Art Gallery 204- 789- 1290 wag. ca Corydon Avenue B. I. Z. Concert Series presents The BMW Band July 24 Corydon Avenue at Lilac Street S. 204- 284- 3700 corydonbiz. com Province Wide Manitoba Stampede & Exhibition July 16- 19 ( Recurring daily) Manitoba Stampede & Exhibition Grounds Morris 204- 746- 2552 manitobastampede. ca A Day in the Life of a Pioneer July 18 Pembina Threshermen’s Museum Winkler 204- 325- 7497 treshermensmuseum. com Garden Celebration Tour July 18 Dufferin Historical Museum Carman 204- 745- 2356 carmanmanitoba. ca EVENTS: Bren Gun Carrier This summer is THE perfect time to visit Churchill thanks to an action- packed and affordable five- day package created for you! For more information, visit travelmanitoba. com / offers $ 4 , 925 .00 Family of Four Four Adults $ 4 , 300 .00 ( two adults, two children) Experience SUMMER in CHURCHILL E_ 06_ Jul- 18- 15_ FT_ 01. indd E6 7/ 17/ 15 8: 41: 54 AM

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