Heartland Recreation Commission

 Fall supper

The annual MacGregor united church fall supper will be take out only this year. Nov. 11 from 4 till 5:30 pm at the Heartland Multiplex. Everyone needs to pre-order their meals this year by phoning Wendy 204-685-2583 or Marion 204-685-2174.

Deer hides

The MacGregor high school is offering a leatherwork class again this year. If you are hunting this season and do not plan on using the raw deer hide, please consider bringing it into MCI in a plastic bag, tied shut. For us to use it as per our permit, we must have your name on the provincial tag or MMF# in the bag. Leave it at the school office during school hours.

Take out supper

The Austin and area lions are hosting a takeout supper on Nov. 14. Pick up will be between 4:30 and 6:30 pm from the Austin community hall. Delivery options will be available. This is roast beef supper which includes dessert for $15. Pre-order only. Orders due by Nov. 1. Contact Marie at 204-573-1853 call/text.


Did you miss dropping off your empties with us or you forgot to phone for pick up.  We will be planning another day in the future for another drive.  So please keep your empties and stay tuned. All funds raised is for the development of a walking trail with in the Municipality.

Flu clinics

There will be three flu clinic coming up this fall: Nov. 5, 10- 3 , at the Heartland Multiplex; Nov. 13, 9:30 – 2:30 at the Austin Hall and Nov. 17, 3 – 7 p.m. at the Heartland Multiplex. Masks are mandatory, please bring Manitoba health card and stay home if you are unwell.

Fall market

There will be a fall market held on Nov. 7 from 9:30 till 2:30 at the Austin Hall. There will be a penny parade and a take lunch will be available for purchase. Social distancing measures will be in effect.

The Chamber

The MacGregor Chamber of Commerce hold regular monthly meetings the second Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Next meeting is Nov. 9. at the EM Church so that proper social distancing can be observed. Everyone is welcome to join us and see what they are working on. The address is and a facebook page as well. For more info contact us through email the address is info

Holiday door swag

Decorate your home with a festive 24” door swag of scented evergreens. The swags are fragrant, fresh and finished with a bow and made by Shelmardines. This is a fund raiser for the MacGregor dog park. $35 per swag. Order from Shelley Zander, Tammy Thompson or any dog park member.

Community calendar

The MacGregor minor hockey association is doing a community calendar once again this year.  This year’s calendar will be a 12 page calendar featuring all of their minor hockey teams. Cost of a calendar is $20 and cheques can be made out to MMHA. If you would like to order a calendar or would like to add your family’s names to the calendar, please contact Kaley and Trevor Nicoll.kehler@gmail.comor 204-871-4699. If you would like to advertise please contact Kaley and Trevor as well.  Deadline is Nov. 8.

Before and after

HRC is starting up a before and after school program for school aged kids in MacGregor and Austin. Sign up for one day or multiple. Register with hrc at 204-685-2202 or email at

No Donuts Campaign

From The Food Vault & Community Resource Centre

As always, the arrival of fall ushers in a new school year, changing leaves, cool mornings and of course, CRC Donut Day!  Cheques can be mailed to Box 881, MacGregor. Online donations are accepted through  You may also make arrangements to stop in at our new office space by calling ahead to 204.685.2977.  We can now accept your etransfers through the same number or email to  All donations over $20 are eligible for a tax deductible receipt.  Thanks again for making this work possible – Neighbours Helping Neighbours in North Norfolk.

Chase the ace

Plan to stop by Thursday, we sell tickets from 5:30 till 7 p.m. and draw is at 7:15 p.m. Come for a chase to win some cash, a drink and laugh. See you there.

Kids for Christ

Upside down - Kids for Christ is now at the Austin hall on Monday’s from 7 – 8 p.m. This is for kids 4 and up, there will be bible stories, games and prizes and lots of fun. Covid safety measures will be followed.

Skating instructor

HRC is currently looking for a skating instructor who is willing to instruct a little kids skating program in MacGregor starting in November. If you are interested please contact hrc.

Austin Chase the ace

Is back running on Fridays at the Sidney Community Hall at 5:30 and draw is at 8 p.m. The jackpot is over $11,000. Plan to stop in.

Drive thru

There will be a drive thru Perogy supper on Nov. 20 from 4:30 till 7:30 at the Austin hall. Come and pick up a delicious meal with a choice of cottage cheese or potato and cheese perogies and homemade farmer sausages. 2 meal sizes available. Cost is by donation and all funds raised will be going toward the Austin Christian Academy for more info. 204-637-2303.

Small town fitness

Now is the time to try something new. On Tues. and Thurs. at 6 and 9 am as well as 5 pm. At the Stride centre in MacGregor on the curling side. Fitness classes instructed by Jordyn.  Drop in rate is $15.

Walking group

There is nothing better than having a safe place to rain or shine. This class is open to the young and the old. Cost is by donation. On Monday, Wed. and Fri. at 9 am at the Stride Centre in MacGregor.

Nursery School

MacGregor nursery school currently has opening in their nursery school mornings. Email

Austin nursery school had openings in their mornings as well. Email


Nancy Bernie comes to the Heartland Multiplex on Wed. at 5:30 pm. Come join us for a vinyasa flow class for strengthening and stretching.

Halloween parade

On Sat. Oct 31 we are hosting a free Halloween parade for everyone to participate in. The parade in MacGregor will start at 3pm so be in line at Four way motors by 2:45. In Austin parade starts at 4 pm so be in line at Austin arena by 3:45 pm. You must preregister to for treat bags for each community before Oct. 27. If you would like to donate store bought /unopened treats or cash for either community please drop off at the Municipal office in MacGregor before Oct. 27.Please also bring a non-perishable item for the CRC. This is a family community event. Everyone is invited to join in.

Paint night

Olivia Leader is inviting everyone to come and join her for a paint night in MacGregor at the Heartland Multiplex on Nov. 6 starting at 6:30 pm. Cost $40 per person and you will be painting a 16 x20 canvas and all supplies are included. Register with hrc.

Food safe

Food handler training program is being offered on Nov 14 at the Heartland Multiplex starting at 9 a.m. till 4 p.m. The course fee is $100 per person. The instructor is Penny Wilson. Register with hrc.

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For more information please call:
Karla Gurke
Recreation Director
Heartland Recreation Commission

North Norfolk Municipal Office (side door)
Box 837 - 27 Hampton St E.
MacGregor, MB R0H 0R0

685-2202 or