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Assiniboine Park
Activities for December 2006

NEWS @ A GLANCE:

Winter remains a busy time for Assiniboine Park. Planned activities for December include Cheetahs, Reindeer and reconstruction of the Duck Pond Shelter beginning on Monday, December 4, 2006
(for more details, please read the full media release below)

MEDIA RELEASE:

WINNIPEG December 4, 2006 - Winter remains a busy time for Assiniboine Park - below are some of our planned activities for December.

Assiniboine Park Zoo
Our Cheetahs continue on display so drop by their indoor enclosure to take a look. Watch for our Reindeer….on any given day you may see them walking through the Zoo with their keepers as they enjoy the crisp air and sunshine.
Zoo admission winter rates are in effect until the end of February.
Adults: $3.75; Seniors: $3.50; Youth: $2.25; Child: $1.75; Family: $12:00 (Taxes not included in these prices)

Assiniboine Park
Reconstruction of the Duck Pond Shelter begins on Monday, December 4, 2006. This reconstruction project will see enhancements to the site, including improved indoor/outdoor visibility, energy efficient and wheelchair accessible design, increased number of public washrooms, gas fireplace and public address system for special events.
During construction, the planned ice skating surface, skate change areas and public washrooms will be located just south of the Toboggan Slides and west of the Pavilion. Construction will be completed by Spring of 2007.
It's getting colder outside…watch for the opening of our Skating Rink and Toboggan Slide coming soon!

Assiniboine Park Conservatory
Check out the "Hearth and Home in Winnipeg" Winter Festival, a themed floral display from December 9, 2006 to January 7, 2007 or drop by and enjoy an afternoon of music:

  • Winnipeg Pops Orchestra - Sunday, December 10, 2006 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • HMCS Chippawa Band - Sunday, December 17, 2006 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Admission is free.
Last update: 04.12.2006

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