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Free weekend at provincial parks

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Manitobans out and about this weekend have free access to the province’s parks.

Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh said today the free entry is to mark Canada's Parks Day.

Mackintosh said planned activities Saturday include a campfire talk on the history of Birds Hill Park at 8:30 p.m.; an interpretive amphitheatre presentation at Grand Beach at 9:30 p.m.; a guided walk of Hecla Village at 3 p.m.; a guided tour of historic homes in the St. Norbert area at 1 p.m.; playing Parks Jeopardy and an amphitheatre presentation at Spruce Woods at 9 p.m.; and a campfire talk on the history of the Whiteshell at the Alfred Hole sanctuary in Rennie at 8 p.m.

For more information on Canada's Parks Day events, visit www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/parks/camping/info/parksday.html

 

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