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Beats on the Beach Albert Beach Saffies

Now an annual event, Beats on the Beach 2017 is just around the corner! Join with other lake-lovers at Saffies General Store in Albert Beach on Friday. Aug. 12 and be entertained by a free concert featuring muisc from Fever Rose, Jordan Yarish, and Mama G and the Majors. Don’t forget to treat your sweet tooth, as well, with Saffies tempting dessert auction. Delicious pies, cakes, cookies and homemade jams will be up for bid - with all money raised donated to the Lake Winnipeg Foundation!

Gimli Harbour Zumba Fitness

Get fit and have fun – all in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg!

Everyone’s favourite instructor Zumba Jan is hosting an outdoor class at Gimli Harbour on Saturday, Aug. 19 from 9 to 10 a.m. Even better? All proceeds* raised are being donated to LWF!

Thank you so much, Jan, for your commitment to our great lake – your enthusiasm is contagious.

* Minimum donation of $5 to participate; donations of $20 or more qualify for a charitable receipt.

Lake Bash 2017 Gimli Farmers Hall

Celebrate Lake Winnipeg at our newest summer fundraising event!

Lake Bash 2017 takes place on Friday, Aug. 18 at Farmers Hall, a recently restored community dance hall just outside town. This not-to-be-missed evening event will feature:

  • Delicious Lake Winnipeg pickerel and all the fixings from our friends at The Pickerel Rig
  • Live music from country rocker Leanne Pearson (performing a special acoustic set), grandfather-grandson guitar-and-fiddle duo Peter & Keenan Karish, and the Vezina Family Band, a multi-generational, old-time country band from Stoney Point, Manitoba 
  • A cash bar...
Pickerel in the Park 2017

Join us in Grand Marais for an afternoon of lake-friendly learning and outdoor family fun!

Back by popular demand, this free event has something for everyone:

  • Special guests Jodi Goerzen, Manager of the Seine-Rat River Conservation District and LWF’s CBM Co-ordinator Chelsea Lobson will be sharing details about our community-based monitoring (CBM) network – learn how citizens across Manitoba are taking action for water and how you can get involved.
  • The Heal the Lake Kids are back with some lake-themed activities – plus, we’ll have outdoor games and an inflatable bouncer!
  • Chat with LWF staff...

Join us on Friday, July 21 for the Grand Marais Central Market! Taking place from 3 to 7 pm at Grand Marais Community Central (located at 36058 Provincial Trunk Hwy 12), this is your chance to pick up some of our unique fundraising products - including our new lake-themed glasses and coasters!

While you're there, learn more about our work to restore and protect the health of Lake Winnipeg, and how you can get involved, too. Hope to see you on the 21st!

Come find us at the Lakeshore Heights Family Fun Day! This event takes place on Saturday, July 8, at the covered community structure on West Street (at Lakeview Ave). Stop by our table to learn more about Lake Winnipeg and what we're doing to protect it. We'll also have some of our unique fundraising products with us!

Hope to see you then!

Cheers to the lake

We are thrilled to launch a new collaboration with Barn Hammer Brewing Company. Big Water, a limited-edition, lake-themed gose, will be available while supplies last for the month of July. Barn Hammer’s generous co-owners Sable and Tyler Birch will be donating $1 from the sale of each bottle to LWF. Giving has never been so refreshing!

“Going to the lake is an essential part of summer for so many of us in Manitoba,” says Alexis Kanu, LWF’s executive director. “We’re excited to celebrate local breweries and local lakes – two ingredients for a great Manitoba summer!”

“Summers wouldn’t be the...

Heading out to the lake for the Canada Day long weekend? We'll be at Charlie Wall Park on Sunday, July 2, for the Hillside Beach Community Association's Family Fun Day!

Stop by our table to chat about our work to improve the health of our shared waters, pick up free educational material and purchase some of our unique fundraising products.

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