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Heartland Recreation Commission

Christmas Dinner

A huge thank you to the MacGregor Hotel for offering a free Christmas dinner for anyone in need or alone on Christmas Day.    All donations went to the MacGregor Lions club, Nelson and Jill collected over $1500 in donations.  Thank you to everyone. 



Did you still need a North Norfolk rural school calendar? Included are photos as well as a short history and stories relating to each school.  This a fundraiser for the mowing of the school cairns to make the mowing sustainable. Contact MacGregor Library.


Fishing Derby

The Austin Fire department is hosting a fishing derby on Feb 17 at Jackson Lake near Austin.  More details coming.  Raffle tickets are available if you're interested you can send Austin fire Department a message or text Sam @ (204) 841-1903. Or find books at Phil's Fine Foods, Norfolk Lumber and Memory Lane Café in Austin and McKelvy Agencies in MacGregor!


Adult Volleyball

This is a free program for adults to come out and play volleyball; all you need to bring is a clean pair of indoors shoes and water bottle.  Play starts at 7 till 830 pm on Tuesday evenings at the MacGregor Collegiate gym.


Victoria Place

Did you know that Victoria place has foot care, a hairdresser, exercise classes, movie nights and other activities for seniors.   If you would like more info call Karen 204-685-2083.


Chase the Ace

Austin Chase the Ace is back up and running at Austin Arena on Fridays at 6:30 pm.  Come check it out.


North Norfolk Connect

Register with us and never miss out on the latest news, events, weather, and alert messages from the Municipality of North Norfolk.  Also does the Municipality have all your current contact information – email address & phone numbers?  Phone the office 204-685-2211 to make sure.



The CRC offers shuttle rides, $10 per ride to Portage from MacGregor, Austin, and Sidney. The CRC Food vault needs nonperishable food.  Attention faithful grocery buyers! Our biggest need right now in the grocery department is all the soups! Cans, cartons, dry pouches... it’s all good! Contact CRC for more information 204-685-2977.


Come play cards.

The MacGregor Senior drop-in center is welcoming people to come play cards or a game of pool on Monday and Wednesday at 1pm. 



Austin bingo is back up on Thursday’s. Doors open at 6:15, Early Bird games at 7 at the Austin Hall. See you there.



Bring your beer bottle and beer can empties to the MacGregor arena anytime – just leave them in front of the front doors of the area. All proceed are going toward the development of a trail system in the Municipality North Norfolk. All this money is going directly to Active Transportation in the Municipality of North Norfolk. Thank you everyone.


Sticks and Pucks

Rosehill Woodcrafters Co. is proud to sponsor Stick and Pucks each weekday from 3:45 till 4:45pm at the Stride Centre in MacGregor.   Helmets must be worn at all times.   Thank you, Rosehill Woodcrafters.


MacGregor Chase the Ace

The MacGregor Chase the Ace on Thursdays, selling starts at 6 pm and draw is at 7 pm at the MacGregor Golf Course. Each week we have a different local service group who sells 50/50. Come for a drink, a laugh, and a chance to win some cash! 


Murder at the Rodeo

An interactive murder at the rodeo dinner theatre on April 13 at the Austin Hall.  Mae Western, bar owner and operator invite you to help the sheriff solve the murder of a famous cowboy at the Austin rodeo…was it the man in black or the Aussie hired man, maybe the up and coming singer, Folly Pardon or the girl friends? All the while enjoying the “to die for” roast beef supper.  Tickets ate $50 each and available at Phils Fine Foods in Austin.


Knit/Stitch group.

Any kind of stitcher, (cross-stitch, embroidery, crochet etc…as well as knitting) any level is welcome…informal get together of people who enjoy stitching…and bring your own projects along.  2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month – 6:30 till 8 pm at the North Norfolk MacGregor Library (Jan. 9 & 23). Everyone welcome.



MacGregor curling is back!  The Ed Taylorson 2-person bonspiel is on Jan 19 & 20, Family Day curling is on Feb 19 and 4-person Glow curling Windup is on March 22 – 24.   For more info. or to sign up contact Elaine 204-856-9817.


MacGregor Wild

Have you seen the MacGregor Wild play a game yet this season?  Come out and cheer on the local guys.  Jan 12, Jan 26 and Feb 2, puck drops at 8 pm at the Stride Centre in MacGregor. 



Free Senior and preschool skating weekdays at the Stride Centre in MacGregor, 9 till 10:30 am. Except holidays and no school days.


Soup and Pie

Come join the North Norfolk Childcare Centre on January 28 at the Austin Hall 11 am till 2 pm, for some delicious soup and desserts to raise money for the upcoming childcare centre coming to our community! Invite your friends and family to gather with other community members!  Admission is by donation.


Jam Sessions

The next Senior Jam session is on Jan 26 at 1:30 pm at the MacGregor Drop-in Centre. Musicians play from 1:30 till 3 pm and coffee, tea and dainties are served after the music admission is $2. Everyone is invited to come and listen.


Deer Hides

The MacGregor high school is looking for der hides this season, for them to use the hides the must have your name and provincial tag # on the bag.  Leave all bags at the front door of the MacGregor high school.  For more info contact MCI 204-685-2047


Royal MTC in MacGregor

Manitoba theatre centre returns to MacGregor on Feb. 12 at 7:30 pm. “Mix Tapes from my mom” Cory Wojcik has written and performs a selection of songs found on his Mom’s old mix tapes, as well as a few original songs, Winnipeg theatre veteran Cory Wojcik, backed by a band, recounts a story of the most difficult yet one of the most amazing days of his life. A show with songs you know and love and a story so unbelievable it could only be true. It’s a concert, it’s a show. Doors open at 7 pm at the MacGregor Collegiate and tickets are available at the North Norfolk Municipal Office or McKelvy Agencies as well as at the door. If you love music from the 1960’s to the 1990’s you will enjoy this performance!


Employment opportunity

The North Norfolk/MacGregor weed board invites applications for the position of season assistant weed supervisor.  For more details call 204-685-2211 or visit the municipal web page.


Pet License

If you live in the municipality of North Norfolk, you are to have license for your pet.  $20 per tag or $10 if spayed/neutered – these new tags are no longer renewed annually. This license last for the life of the pet. Visit the Municipal office in MacGregor.


Save the Date

Bull Bash – June 1

MacGregor Fair – June 21, 22, 23


If you would like more information about these events, please contact HRC.

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