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Community Yard sales

MacGregor’s town wide garage sales will be happening on May 27 starting at 8 am all over MacGregor.  Register your garage sale at McKelvy’s for $10. Outside of town? Book a table at the drop in centre for $10.  Make sure to stop and get your vehicle washed by the MacGregor Fire department and stop by the local businesses to see the many deals available and to get a map.


Smiley & Strong

We would like to invite everyone to help support Donny and Alison Reimer as they go through a difficult time in their lives. Join us and enjoy a variety of delicious soup and pie on May 26 at the Austin Hall! There will also be a silent auction with many awesome prizes to win & support raffle as well. If you wish to donate a silent auction prize, please contact Alison Scott Kehler through fb messenger. If you are wanting to help out with bringing food, please contact Diane Klassen at Phils Fine Food 204-637-2561. Anyone wishing to take a meal to go is being asked to bring your own containers as they will not be supplied. Cost is by donation. 


Open house

The Austin Fire department is hosting an open house for everyone to come and check out the new fire house in Austin.  June 10th from 10 am till 5pm, there will be having different stations running through the day including kids’ activities & Nacho Mama’s will be on site. Come check out our new fire hall in Austin.


Bath Bombs

The Austin Blazing saddles 4H club is selling homemade bath bombs! That the club members are creating. They have 3 awesome scents, are orange Citrus, Lime, and Eucalyptus. Their goal is to have every bath bomb gone by Mother’s Day! You can order through any current members or text our head leader Kyleigh at 204-872-0649 for prices and to order.


Gala Night

Victoria Place presents a Gala Night with guest Tim Hague Sr. (Winner of the Amazing Race Canada). Come spend the evening with us on June 10 at 6pm at the Austin Hall. Contact 204-685-2644 for more information and tickets.



We are excited to have softball back in MacGregor this year. The MacGregor U11 girls’ softball team is playing in the Tiger Hills Softball League. We have 11 girls from MacGregor and Austin that make up our team. This is the first year for all the girls to play softball and first year for many to play ball. The growth these girls have shown already is exciting and we are looking forward to seeing their continued development throughout their season. Our home games are scheduled for:

May 22 vs. Rock Lake, 

May 24 vs. Glenboro,  

May 29 vs. Notre Dame,

May 31 vs. Portage, 

June 20 vs. Portage. 

All games are at 6:30 at the MCI east diamond. Come out to watch some local ball and show your support for this great group of girls! Hope to see you there!


Resthaven Meals

They serve a well-balanced delicious meal Mon. to Friday at 5 pm at Resthaven. They are offering anything from Salisbury steak to shepherd’s pie – all meals include meat, potatoes, veggies and a dessert.  To book call 204-685-3158 the evening before. Leave a message with the date, name and how many people you would like to book for. They offer eat in or pick up at 4:30 pm. For more info call Karen 204-685-2083.


Quilts & Cars

A celebration of quilts and classic cars will be held May 27 & 28 @ 11 am till 4 pm at the Three Creeks meeting house by MB Agricultural Museum.



The MB Ag Museum is presenting story time at the museum. Story time will be held May 31, June 14, 28 starting at 10:30 for an hour. Register at 204-637-2354, each date requires a separate registration. Adults will have to pay daily museum entrance fees. 


Disc Golf

MacGregor has a 9-hole disc golf course around the arena and soccer fields.  We are still looking for a few more hole sponsors to finish up the course.  If your interested, please contact HRC.


Golf Tournaments

The MacGregor Town & Country golf course is open for business and welcome everyone to come for a round of golf. To register for any of the upcoming tournaments please call the clubhouse. 204-685-2202.

MacGregor Lions club – June 17

Men’s Med Match and Par 3 – July 21,22,23

Seniors Men’s Open – Aug 22

Monkey Golf – Aug 12

Duke’s Memorial – Aug 26

Senior Mixed Open – Sept 6

Ladies & Juniors open to be announced.


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.



The food Vault Inc.  has garden plots available at the community garden. If your interested contact Julie. The CRC offers shuttle rides, $10 per ride to Portage from MacGregor, Austin, and Sidney. The CRC Food vault needs non perishable food.  Soup for Spring! 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. 



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.


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! 


Jam Sessions

The next Senior Jam session is on June 30 at 1:30 pm at the MacGregor Drop-in Centre. All are welcome!


MacGregor Handivan

The MacGregor handivan board is looking for new drivers. Drivers require must be courteous and will help riders/client’s door to door. Did you know that you can rent the handivan for day trips? To book this van call McKelvy Agencies at 204 685 2390.


Golf Lessons

Instructor Brett Janz is offering golf lessons again this spring.  May 29 to June 28, Juniors will be on Tuesday, Ladies on Tuesday or Wednesday and Men on Wednesday.  Cost is $65 for juniors which includes four 45-minute group lessons and a wind up 9-hole scramble and snack and drink after each lesson and new this year includes a golf t-shirt. For Men/Women cost is $100 and includes four 1-hour group lesson and a 9-hole scramble and after each lesson a choice of beverage.  Register with HRC.


CPR and First Aid Course

This is a level C with the emergency first aid and AED course. On May 29 at the Heartland Multiplex Cost is $110 per person.  Register with HRC.


Make, Take and Sip

Come join Gail for a Make, Take & Sip evening on May 31 at 7 pm at the Heartland Multiplex. We are going to make 4 beautiful glasses to add to your summer favorite wine glasses.  Class fee is $40 and includes 4 glasses and supplies.  Register and pay with HRC.


Sprucedale Greenhouse

Austin’s Sprucedale greenhouse is open daily at 8:30 till 4:30. Make sure to stop by and pick up your plants and your cement lawn ornaments. 


Bull bash!

The bulls are coming back to MacGregor on June 3. Bull Riders of Canada is coming to MacGregor for some great live bull riding. Tickets are out at Stride Credit Union locations (MacGregor, Austin, Gladstone and Portage, MacGregor Hotel, McKelvy Agencies and Blue Moon in Portage.  Get your tickets now!  Stay tuned for more info.


Small town fitness

Did you know that Jordyn Nicoll has fitness class on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 6 am at the Heartland Multiplex? Drop in for $15 per class.  Let’s GO!



The 2023 Santa Clara Baseball League season has started. Our local Austin A’s take the field at home in Austin on May 31, June 2,7,9,21,28 at 7pm.  Stop by and cheer them on!


Save the date.

MacGregor Town Wide Garage Sales– May 27

Austin Town Wide Garage Sales – June 3

Bull Bash is on June 3.

MacGregor Fair is on June 23, 24, 25.

Family Fun Day is on Sept 16

Color Run is on Sept 17



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

Think you missed something, visit our facebook page for more of what is happening in the municipality of North Norfolk. Please let me know. HRC contact , 204-685-2202 

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