June photos of the month

In Winnipeg, people joke that there are two seasons — winter and construction… or is that winter and mosquito? But there is a third option — Jets season and Bombers season — even though they overlap during the months of September, October and November.

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In Winnipeg, people joke that there are two seasons — winter and construction… or is that winter and mosquito? But there is a third option — Jets season and Bombers season — even though they overlap during the months of September, October and November.

With the hockey season over until training camp starts up again in September, we can now obsess over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and enjoy the festivals and activities that keep the city and the province hopping during the summer months.

To kick off the summer, here are some of the best images captured by our photographers in the month of June.

PHIL HOSSACK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS A young community member from James Valley Hutterite Colony, peers back at the camera. The colony is one of the original Hutterite settlements in Manitoba and is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.
PHIL HOSSACK/ WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Three young elementary students at the James Valley Hutterite Colony settles into their lunch in the children's dining room. Children ranging in age of 5 -15, eat separately from their parents who dine in a separate room at the community's main kitchen hall. One of the original Hutterite settlements in Manitoba, the James Valley community celebrates its 100th anniversary this year.
PHIL HOSSACK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Elementary school kids on the Crystal Springs Hutterite Colony enjoy recess.
MIKAELA MACKENZIE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Nine-year-old Janique Curé explores the Nonsuch gallery on opening day at the Manitoba Museum Wednesday, June 6, 2018.
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS A two year old bear that was tranquillized after it was chased up a tree in the yard of a house in the 700 block of Kildare Avenue West in Transcona Tuesday morning June 5, 2018, is put into a cage for transportation by conservation officers.
PHIL HOSSACK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Winnipeg Goldeyes relief pitcher Victor Capellan leans right into view around Lincoln Saltdogs batter Dashenko Ricardo as he begins the sixth inning. He was relieved half way through the inning after giving up six runs.
PHIL HOSSACK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Winnipeg Goldeyes catcher Kevin Garcia leans back to snag a pop-fly from the Gary SouthShore RailCats Tuesday evening at Shaw Park Tuesday, June 12, 2018.
PHIL HOSSACK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Gary SouthShore RailCats shortstop Andy DeJesus reaches out too late to tag Winnipeg Goldeyes Jordan Ebert at second base Wednesday evening at Shaw Park, June 12, 2018.
JOHN WOODS / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Friends and supporters gathered at the corner of Portage Avenue and Home Street Tuesday, June 5, 2018 to remember Matt Cave who was killed in a motorcycle collision with a stolen van.
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Kyle Unger outside the old grocery store in Roseisle, MB., Wednesday, June 06, 2018. Unger is one of former prosecutor George Dangerfield's wrongly convicted 'killers.' He spent 14 years behind bars for a grisly 1990 slaying and is fighting for compensation the province says it doesn't owe him
MIKAELA MACKENZIE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Stephen Borys, director of the Winnipeg Art Gallery, poses as the Summer with the Impressionists exhibit is being set up at the Winnipeg Art Gallery on Wednesday, June 6, 2018.
MIKAELA MACKENZIE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Preparator Serge Saurette hangs pieces at the Winnipeg Art Gallery for the new summer exhibition, Summer with the Impressionists, in Winnipeg Tuesday, June 5, 2018.
The Winnipeg Art Gallery, in partnership with Canada Life, will waive admission to the public on the second Sunday of every month. This three-year program aims to ensure greater community access to art. (Mikaela Mackenzie / Free Press files)
ANDREW RYAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS In between drills, members of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers scatter about or work on core exercises during a pre-season practice at Investors Group Field Wednesday, June 6, 2018.
ANDREW RYAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols comes off of the field after an injury during practice Wednesday, June 6, 2018.
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Justin Medlock (from left), Chad Rempel, Félix Mènard-Brière during practice at Investors Group Field Monday morning, June 4, 2018.
ANDREW RYAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Blue Bombers quarterbacks Bryan Bennett (from left), Alex Ross, and Zack Mahoney stand together during a Bomber practice at Investors Group Field Thursday, June 7, 2018.
ANDREW RYAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS A ball meant for Winnipeg Blue Bombers Kenbrell Thompkins (2), goes out of his reach during practice at Investors Group Field Monday, June 25, 2018. Brandon Alexander (37) had attempted to take the ball away from Thompkins.
PHIL HOSSACK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Staunch fans cling to their seats at Investors Group Field Thursday night in Winnipeg, refusing to leave in the deluge that followed the game's postponement due to lightning, June 14, 2018.
PHIL HOSSACK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Winnipeg Blue Bomber defensive back Taylor Loffler sails over Edmonton Eskimo slot back D'haquille Williams after a failed pass attempt at Investors Group Field Thursday evening, June 14, 2018.
RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Gavalan, a Spanish purebread stallion and one of many equine performers of Cavalia Odysseo, eyes the the camera after a show.
RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Cavalier Odysseo performer Chelsea Jordan enjoys spending time with her favourite horse, Utah.
JOHN WOODS / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Gordon Kent waits to get into Siloam Mission Monday, June 11, 2018. A census on street living and homelessness was released today.
JOHN WOODS / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Delores Daniels, mother of Serena McKay, speaks to media with her family outside the Manitoba law courts after one of her daughter's killers was sentenced to 40 months, 23.5 months supervision for second-degree murder Monday, June 4, 2018.
PHIL HOSSACK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Kelvin Collegiate decathlete Cyrus Kyle leaps into a long jump in competition Saturday afternoon, June 9, 2018.
DANIEL CRUMP / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Nicholas Pasieczka, 17, pumps his hands in the air during 40th Manitoba Marathon, Sunday, June 17, 2018. The marathon marked a major milestone in his life — he went on to finish first in the youth male category in the full marathon.
ANDREW RYAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Kerry Starkell, left, embraces a friend after completing the Manitoba half marathon on June 17, 2018. She finished with a time of 01:49:55.9.
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Road construction at Notre Dame Avenue and Arthur Street is taking longer than normal due to the need to remove old street car tracks and cobblestones Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Laura Finlayson, an administrative assistant at SAFE Work Manitoba, always leaves her work space to have lunch and usually spends it with colleagues but this day spent it enjoying the warm weather by herself. SAFE Work Manitoba encourages employees to leave their work space and take a break on their lunch hour. A new study that found 64 per cent of working Canadians believe eating lunch with their colleagues makes their day more enjoyable, yet 42 per cent eat lunch alone every day.
JOHN WOODS / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Saxophonist Yuri Honing is photographed on The Cube stage at the Jazz Festival in Winnipeg Monday, June 18, 2018.
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Brigadier-General Sean Boyle, Deputy Commander 1 Canadian Air Division reviews the contingent of the RCAF, Friday, June 08, 2018, during one of their final practices at 17 Wing Winnipeg before heading to London to perform Public Duties for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II from June 25 to July 15.
JOHN WOODS / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS The Flaming Lips perform at the Burton Cummings Theatre Sunday, June 24, 2018.
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