Events

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Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Start: 7:00 pm

http://coord.info/GC454BK

Please come join the MBGA for the monthly pub night!

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
7 PM - 11 PM
Triple B's, 121 Scurfield

We have reserved the private area with two pool tables.
Teens are allowed with parents.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

Date: Wednesday, May 22nd
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Location: Miles MacDonell Collegiate, 757 Roch St
Room: Theatre
Parking: On the street or in the staff lot on the South side, off of Chelsea St.

Enter through the main doors, go straight for about 50 ft until you come to a T-junction (just past the glass windows of the main office) Turn left and go about 30 feet until you see a short set of stairs on your right.

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Start: 8:00 pm
End: 11:00 pm

http://coord.info/GC47JQ3

It's Todd's birthday and we're celebrating retro style!

Prizes if you wear a retro outfit!

Hope to see you there!

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2013
Time: 8 pm

Location: Academy Lanes
Address: 394 Academy Road

Cost: $3/game + shoe rental
$3 drink specials for retro night
There are also weekly specials for retro night announced on Facebook so we will post when we know what those are.

There is a lot of food options and it is licensed.

Academy Lanes has requested that if possible we have a confirmation of numbers by May 2.

Place in your log if yo

Sunday, May 26, 2013
Start: 10:30 am
End: 5:00 pm

http://coord.info/GC4A6JA

The Oak Hammock Marsh is hosting its seventh Cache the Marsh event on Sunday May 26, 2013

The event will begin with an introduction to GPS and geocaching.

GPS units will be available for those who don't have one and would like to find out more about this fun and addictive family friendly activity.

Several new caches will be unveiled and made available for finding throughout the Oak Hammock Marsh Wildlife Managed area for this event.

Introduction to GPS and Geocaching: 10:30 a.m.
Lunch: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Geocache Challenge: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
BBQ sup

Saturday, June 1, 2013
Start: 1:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm

http://coord.info/GC4A09W

Saturday, June 1, 2013
1 PM - 4 PM
Fraser Meadow Park, Municipal Rd. south of Rannock Ave

International Trails Day is an annual celebration of trails to promote trail development, the use of trails and the healthy lifestyle they encourage.

The Harte Trail Association has invited us back to take part with them in:
"Family Fun Dog Show & Adventures on the Harte Trail".

"The Harte trail is part of the Trans Canada Trail and runs through a narrow strip of wilderness on an old railway bed in the heart of Charleswood.

Monday, June 3, 2013
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

http://coord.info/GC4B6H8

Meet up with us and Kick off this fun and exciting Quest! The Quest for the Coin challenge will take you on a journey around the Parkland Area. You will visit many historical sites and learn all kinds of interesting facts about the area. Fun for individuals or the whole family!

When: Monday, June 3, 2013 @ 7pm

Where: Dauphin City Hall

We will be having a geocaching meet and greet as we launch our Quest for the Coin! If you can complete the Quest you will be rewarded with a Dauphin Geo-coin.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

http://coord.info/GC4AWA9

Please come join the MBGA to help clean up our adopted park!!!

Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Time: 7 - 8 PM

CITO, or Cache In Trash Out, is an ongoing environmental initiative supported by the worldwide geocaching community. Since 2002, geocachers have been dedicated to cleaning up parks and other cache-friendly places around the world. Through these volunteer efforts, we help preserve the natural beauty of our outdoor resources.

The City Parks Department will be providing trash bags and some garbage pickers. Please bring work gloves if you have them.

Saturday, June 8, 2013
Start: 12:00 pm
End: 6:00 pm

http://www.geocaching.com/seek/cache_details.aspx?wp=GC4AG6H

Skoki, along with friends from Beaverlodge School, the Assiniboine Park Zoo and the Manitoba Geocaching Association are hosting an event at the Assiniboine Park Zoo on Saturday, June 8, 2013.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

http://coord.info/GC4D8BV

Please come join the MBGA for our monthly pub night where you can eat, drink, and talk cache!

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 @ 7PM
Thirsty Lion, 525 Dale Blvd.

Wings are on special for only $6.

Saturday, June 22, 2013
Start: 3:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm

http://coord.info/GC4C794

When: Saturday June 22nd 2013, 3pm to 5pm
Where: University Stadium, University of Manitoba (not to be mistaken for Investor's Group Stadium where the Bombers will play.) Meet at the base of the tower.

Parking: In the lot, just West of the stadium.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

http://coord.info/GC4D7QB

Please come out for a night of fun! Come early to chat with other geocachers and enjoy some food and drinks. Stay for the show, which will likely include a stint on geocaching, and then go caching with friends after the show!

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
Rumor's Comedy Club
190-2025 Corydon Ave
Doors open at 6 PM. Show starts at 8 PM.
It is rush seating so be sure to come early for good seats.

COST:
a) Pre-purchase your tickets from me for $5 each.

Thursday, July 18, 2013
Start: 7:01 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Please log if you will attend here.

Please come join the MBGA for our monthly pub night where you can talk cache over drinks and food!
Come meet and greet geocachers visiting from Omaha, NE, USA!

Thursday, July 18th @ 7PM
Fox & Hounds Tavern
1719 Portage Ave

Friday, July 19, 2013
Start: 7:00 pm
Start: Friday, July 19, 2013 - 7:00pm
End: Sunday, July 21, 2013 - 3:00pm

by AngelFreak
http://coord.info/GC4DTHM

For all those geocachers who like to cache power trails... here is an event you will love!!!
Come spend the weekend with us and cache all day then relax all night at the Maskwa Project:
Friday, July 19 - Sunday, July 21

'The Winnipeg River "POWER" - Power Trail' by Muz and Girlie currently has 221 caches. I have been in contact with the CO's and they have plans to expand it before this event! Right now it ends not far from the location of the Maskwa Project, making it the perfect place to stay for the weekend.

Saturday, July 20, 2013
(all day)
Start: Friday, July 19, 2013 - 7:00pm
End: Sunday, July 21, 2013 - 3:00pm

by AngelFreak
http://coord.info/GC4DTHM

For all those geocachers who like to cache power trails... here is an event you will love!!!
Come spend the weekend with us and cache all day then relax all night at the Maskwa Project:
Friday, July 19 - Sunday, July 21

'The Winnipeg River "POWER" - Power Trail' by Muz and Girlie currently has 221 caches. I have been in contact with the CO's and they have plans to expand it before this event! Right now it ends not far from the location of the Maskwa Project, making it the perfect place to stay for the weekend.

Sunday, July 21, 2013
End: 3:00 pm
Start: Friday, July 19, 2013 - 7:00pm
End: Sunday, July 21, 2013 - 3:00pm

by AngelFreak
http://coord.info/GC4DTHM

For all those geocachers who like to cache power trails... here is an event you will love!!!
Come spend the weekend with us and cache all day then relax all night at the Maskwa Project:
Friday, July 19 - Sunday, July 21

'The Winnipeg River "POWER" - Power Trail' by Muz and Girlie currently has 221 caches. I have been in contact with the CO's and they have plans to expand it before this event! Right now it ends not far from the location of the Maskwa Project, making it the perfect place to stay for the weekend.

Thursday, August 1, 2013
Start: 5:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Log if you will attend here.

Come and join us for a Geocaching Meet and Greet at the Dauphin Street Fair. We will be meeting up and getting together between 5pm-7pm. More details to come closer to the event.

Dauphin & District Chamber of Commerce hosts it’s annual Street Fair, 8:00 am until midnight in the downtown core! Start the day off with a pancake breakfast and bring the family down for fun activities like face painting, bouncy castle, dunk tank, and of course shopping.

Sunday, August 11, 2013
Start: 2:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm

Join us for a seminar on hiding Geocaches!

Location: Cabelas seminar room, 580 Sterling Lyon Pkwy (Note, this is the new Cabelas location!)
Date: Sunday, August 11 2013
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00pm
Speaker: glacier_ice

Part 1 - Basic Hiding

In Part 1 of our 2 part seminar, we will be discussing the basics of hiding. Great for first time hiders. We will discuss:

- Why hide?
- containers
- Cache types: Traditional, Puzzle and Multi (plus Night)
- cache placement
- what to put inside
- do's and don'ts
- Maintaining a cache
- Cache write-ups and protocols

Friday, August 16, 2013
Start: 11:00 am
Start: Friday, August 16, 2013 - 11:00am
End: Sunday, August 18, 2013 - 4:00pm

The Manitoba Geocaching Association (MBGA) is hosting its 7th Annual GeoVenture Event!

Friday, August 16th - Sunday, August 18th
Group Use Area #1, Site #6
Birds Hill Provincial Park

Coordinates: N 50° 01.375 W 096° 54.467

This event is open to everyone. Whether you've been caching for a long time, are relatively new at it, or are just thinking about trying it sometime, we are looking forward to meeting you! The main event will take place on Saturday, but feel free to drop by anytime.

Saturday, August 17, 2013
(all day)
Start: Friday, August 16, 2013 - 11:00am
End: Sunday, August 18, 2013 - 4:00pm

The Manitoba Geocaching Association (MBGA) is hosting its 7th Annual GeoVenture Event!

Friday, August 16th - Sunday, August 18th
Group Use Area #1, Site #6
Birds Hill Provincial Park

Coordinates: N 50° 01.375 W 096° 54.467

This event is open to everyone. Whether you've been caching for a long time, are relatively new at it, or are just thinking about trying it sometime, we are looking forward to meeting you! The main event will take place on Saturday, but feel free to drop by anytime.

Sunday, August 18, 2013
End: 4:00 pm
Start: Friday, August 16, 2013 - 11:00am
End: Sunday, August 18, 2013 - 4:00pm

The Manitoba Geocaching Association (MBGA) is hosting its 7th Annual GeoVenture Event!

Friday, August 16th - Sunday, August 18th
Group Use Area #1, Site #6
Birds Hill Provincial Park

Coordinates: N 50° 01.375 W 096° 54.467

This event is open to everyone. Whether you've been caching for a long time, are relatively new at it, or are just thinking about trying it sometime, we are looking forward to meeting you! The main event will take place on Saturday, but feel free to drop by anytime.

Thursday, August 22, 2013
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Log if you will atttend here.

Pub Night in the Land of the Polar Bear.

Join us for a friendly informal gathering at the Tundra Inn Pub and share some stories and grubs.

Share stories of the train ride and get ready for a great day of geocaching tomorrow morning.

Friday, September 6, 2013
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Post if you will attend here.

Meet us at Vermillion Park as we kickoff to Cachefest 2013. We will be having a campfire and discussing anything and everything Geocaching. Bring your own food and drink if you like.

Saturday, September 7, 2013
Start: 9:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Log if you will attend here.

Join us for the 2nd annual Cachefest. Details will continue to be added as we get closer to the date.

Cachefest Details:

Event starts @ 9am - City Hall
Registration and Information @ 9am-9:30am
Geocaches go live @ 9:30am
Geocaching 101 for Beginners @ 9:30-10am
Meet back at City Hall for Event wrap up @ 4:30pm

There will be a mix of Traditional, Puzzle/Mystery, Multi-caches, CITO and a power trail published for the event. We will also be organizing activity and virtual caches to be done during the event only.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 11:59 pm

Man of a Thousand Days

I'm hosting an event to honour Manitoba's first geocacher to hit an impressive 1,000 day caching streak, KeeGee.

Think of it. One thousand days without a single break. No breaks for weather or illness. No breaks for emergencies or lack of caches.

Sunday, September 29, 2013
Start: 2:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm

Cache Like a Pirate III

Avast! Me hearties be grabbin’ yer scurvy treasures on Sunday, September 29th, 2013 in honor of Talk Like a Pirate Day (September 19th)…

Me crew be forewarned, FULL PIRATE GEAR or be findin’ yerself walkin’ the plank!

Dock 'yer ship at Kilcona Park at 2:00 PM, Sunday, September 29th, 2013 an' me crew o’ salty sea dogs 'll set off fer anchoring th' lost coordinates...

Date: Sunday, September 29th, 2013
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Kilcona Park (under the picnic shelter)

Ahoy! Thar be th' cache. Yarr!

Thursday, October 17, 2013
Start: 9:44 pm

Come join us for the 11-12-13 World Wide Multi-Event Part 2.
Where: Tavern United (Transcona)
Address: 826 Regent Ave. West
Date: December 11, 2013
Time: 7PM

8-8-8, 9-9-9, 10-10-10, 11-11-11, 12-12-12 and now... 11-12-13 !

Part 1 is November 12, 2013

Part 2 is December 11, 2013

Why two dates? Different parts of the world use their date schemes differently. Some use MM-DD-YY and others use DD-MM-YY. We decided to celebrate this event twice!

Saturday, October 19, 2013
Start: 11:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Unsolved Mysteries 3

It's time for round three!

Based on the popular television series of the 1990s, this event will make us all into daring detectives, stealthy sleuths and ingenious impressarios! Over the last couple of years, this event has been quite popular, so I'm bringing it back for another round!

Winnipeg is abound in Mystery Caches and many of us are intimidated to tackle them on our own.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Join us for a Halloween celebration, Geocacher style! Well, pub night style anyways.

Date: Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
Time: 7-10pm
Location: Tapp's Neighborhood Pub
Address: 1105 St.Mary's

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Costume contest! <------ 'nuff said. Wear em if you've got em!

Let's see, do we have everything?

Pub night (check)
Date, time, location (check)
Costume contest announcement (check)
Weird ghosts and phantasms to haunt the pub... still searching.


Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Start: 8:00 pm
End: 11:00 pm

Where: Charlee's Restaurant & Lounge
Address: 185 Stadacona St.
Date: Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Time: 8-11pm





Join us as a fellow Geocacher and Astronaut, Rick Mastracchio launches from Kazakhstan to journey to the International Space Station for a 6 month stay. He will be bringing along a Travel Bug too!

"Rick will live aboard the ISS for 6 months. He plans to use the Travel Bug as a tool to teach students on Earth, in his home state of Connecticut, about geography and science.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 11:00 pm

Come join us for the 11-12-13 World Wide Multi-Event Part 1.
Where: Boogie's Diner & Sports Bar
Address: 1155 Main St.
Time: 7PM

8-8-8, 9-9-9, 10-10-10, 11-11-11, 12-12-12 and now... 11-12-13 !

Part 1 is November 12, 2013

Part 2 is December 11, 2013 (Location TBA)

Why two dates? Different parts of the world use their date schemes differently. Some use MM-DD-YY and others use DD-MM-YY. We decided to celebrate this event twice!

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

11-12-13 Event Part 1 ~ A Taste of the Forbidden ~ - GC4QQFM

Come join us for the 11-12-13 World Wide Multi-Event Part 1

Where: Forbidden Flavours Ice Cream & Coffee Shop
Address: 1060 18th Street, Brandon
Date: November 12, 2013
Time: 7 pm


8-8-8, 9-9-9, 10-10-10, 11-11-11, 12-12-12 and now... 11-12-13!

Part 1 is November 12, 2013

Part 2 will be December 11, 2013 (Host and location open for anybody who might be interested)

Why two dates? Different parts of the world use their date schemes differently. Some use MM-DD-YY and others use DD-MM-YY.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

GC4R5DN - 11-12-13 Multi Event Part 1 - Ba da ba ba ba

Meet us with us for the 11-12-13 World Wide Multi-Event Part 1!
Where: McDonald's Restaurant Address: 1461 Main Street South; Dauphin, MB
Date: November 12, 2013 Time: 7-730pm

Why two events? Well.....Different parts of the world use their date schemes differently. Some use MM-DD-YY and others use DD-MM-YY. So we’re hoping to celebrate this event twice!

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

GC4QEDZ - 11-12-13 Multi Event Part 2 - Coins, Wings & More

Geocache Description:

Come join us for the 11-12-13 World Wide Multi-Event Part 2.
Where: Tavern United (Transcona)
Address: 826 Regent Ave. West
Date: December 11, 2013
Time: 7PM

8-8-8, 9-9-9, 10-10-10, 11-11-11, 12-12-12 and now... 11-12-13 !

Part 1 is November 12, 2013

Part 2 is December 11, 2013

Why two dates? Different parts of the world use their date schemes differently. Some use MM-DD-YY and others use DD-MM-YY. We decided to celebrate this event twice!

Saturday, December 28, 2013
Start: 5:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

GC4R3Q8 - MBGA Holiday Party 2013

NOTE THE NEW LOCATION THIS YEAR!

Where: Windsor Park United Church, 1062 Autumnwood Drive
(Corner of Autumnwood and Cottonwood)
When: Saturday, December 28, 2013
Time: 5 - 9 PM
What: Annual holiday gathering
Why: To swap gifts, eat some grub and talk cache, of course

Come one come all to our 8th annual potluck holiday gathering where we will have a gift exchange and chat about our favourite topic: caching!

Thursday, January 30, 2014
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 11:59 pm

MBGA Pub Night: New Year's Cachelutions 2014

Date: Thursday, January 30th
Time: 7pm -11pm

Where: Finn's Pub at the Forks
2nd Floor, Johnston Terminal
210 25 Forks Market Rd
N 49° 53.216 W 097° 07.814

Join us as we review the cachelutions made last year, give out some prizes and make some new cachelutions for 2014.

Sunday, February 9, 2014
Start: 12:00 pm
End: 4:04 pm

Join the MBGA at Snowtrek 2014.
(Living Prairie Museum)

When:
Sunday, February 9th, 12-4pm

Cost:
FREE!

Where:
Winnipeg's Living Prairie Museum, 2795 Ness Avenue.
http://www.winnipeg.ca/publicworks/naturalist/livingprairie/

What:
What is Snowtrek? It is Winnipeg in Motion's 5th annual winter activity showcase. This is where various outdoors winter activities are showcased to show Winnipeggers the types of things they can do to stay active.
http://www.winnipeginmotion.ca/news/special/?id=3211

What is Winnipeg in motion?

Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 11:00 pm

Log your 'will attend' here.

Please come join the MBGA for our monthly pub night where you can eat, drink, and talk cache!!!

Date: Wednesday, February 26
Time: 7-11PM

Where: Danny's BBQ & Smokehouse & Buck's Sports Lounge
Address: 1747 Ellice Ave (at King Edward)

Specials: Wednesdays all appetizers and bottles of wine are 40% off.

Saturday, March 22, 2014
Start: 12:00 pm
End: 2:00 pm

Log your 'Will Attend' here!

Please join the MBGA for some basic training fun!
We will be presenting an Introduction to Geocaching, which is a great event for newbie geocachers!

Where: Cabela's
Address: 580 Sterling Lyon Pkwy

Date: Saturday, March 22
Time: 12 - 2PM

Info:
12 - 12:45PM Introduction to Geocaching Presentation
1 - 2PM Cache Hunt (There will be prizes!)

Sunday, April 27, 2014
Start: 5:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

MBGA AGM & Jedi Food Duel

Where: Windsor Park United Church, 1062 Autumnwood Drive
(Corner of Autumnwood and Cottonwood)
When: Sunday, April 27, 2014
Time: 5 - 9 PM
What: Annual General Meeting
Why: To Eat and Meet
Make sure to watch this listing for changes in information! (Click 'watch' just below the button for logging this visit.)


A long time ago, in a kitchen far far away.
FOOD WARS!

At this year's AGM, to enter the food competition, the Force (er Food!) must be with you.

We tried to book this year's AGM on May the 4th, but the facility was already booked.

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