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Join in the U of M Halloween fun

October 22, 2018 — 

Ready to unleash your inner ghoul or goblin? We’ve rounded up some of the spookiest and most magical festivities happening at the U of M for the 2018 Halloween season. Check out some of the fun Halloween-focused events coming up in celebration of this spooky holiday.

Pumpkin Carving Party

Put on your favourite costume and head to the farm! The Bruce D. Campbell Farm & Food Discovery Centre is hosting a Pumpkin Carving Party on Saturday, October 27, from 10 am – 2 pm.

Bring your own pumpkin, or purchase one at the party, to carve. Best deal yet, you don’t have to clean up the mess!

Cost: $5.00 plus GST per person ages 5+, $3.50 plus GST per child 3-4 years old. Pre-registration required. For more information, please contact the Discovery Centre Coordinator at (204) 883-2524 or ffdc@umanitoba.

Note: The Bruce D. Campbell Farm & Food Discovery Centre is located 15 minutes south of Winnipeg on Highway 75 (Pembina Highway) (View Map) at 1290 Research Station Road, Glenlea, Manitoba.

Halloween Hangout – The Office Halloween Marathon

Join the Environment and Geography Students’ Association (EGSA) for a spooky Halloween Marathon including pizza, candy, pumpkin carving and a spooky movie on October 29, from 4 – 8 pm in room 218 of the Wallace Building.

Wear a costume to be entered for a chance to win a spook-tacular prize!

Trick or Eat 2018

Join Trick or Eat, a youth-led national event that puts a new spin on Halloween, on Wednesday, October 31 from 7 – 9:30 pm. Thousands of Trick or Eaters across Canada, go door to door to collect food for local community organizations, and funds to support students advocating for good food for all.

Meal Exchange coordinates the student movement to transform food on Canada’s campuses.

Join the UManitoba team this Halloween at St. John’s College at 7 p.m. as they go out and canvass Fort Richmond!

Explore ‘The Dark Universe’

Join the Faculty of Science’s Astronomy Open House as they explore ‘The Dark Universe’ on Wednesday, October 31 at 7 p.m. in University College, Room 240. Coinciding with Dark Matter Day, a discussion will be held on dark matter, as the Open House will run for approximately two hours. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Free evening parking is available on the South side of the building (Parking Lot B).

Frankenreads – A Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of Frankenstein

Celebrate all things Frankenstein at the U of M on Wednesday, October 31, from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm at the University Centre:

  • Poster gallery by UM Fine Arts students
  • Trivia games with prizes
  • Snacks, drinks and more

All are welcome.


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