2017 Annual Picnic - Meet-Me-There!

Invitation to Annual Picnic

We invite all to this year's Meet-Me-There Picnic. Details are below:

Date: Saturday 1st. July 2017  -  Canada Day       Republic Day

Venue: Crecent Drive Park (See directions/map below)

Time: 10:00am - 10:00pm (Till the sun goes down!)

Tentative Program:
         10:00am - 11:00am Protocol Activities
         11:00am - 6:00pm  Children and Family Activities
         12:00pm - 1:00pm  Barbecue (Fish & Kebab)
          1:00pm -  2:00pm  Lunch
          2:00pm -  8:00pm  Games (Ampe, Oware, Tag of War, etc)
          3:00pm -  3:30pm  Cutting of Canada/Ghana Day Cake
          3:30pm -  4:00pm  Group Photograph
          4:00pm -  6:00pm  Cultural Music and Dance
          6:00pm -  7:00pm  Barbecue (Hot Dogs)
          8:00pm -  9:00pm  Fireworks
          9:00pm - 10:00pm Ananse Stories  

Activities: There will be lots of activities including but not limited to the following:

  • Soccer Match
  • Ampe

  • Skipping rope
  • Oware
  • Kite Flying

  • Tag of War
  • 60m Dash
  • Aba toō
  • Ludo
  • Asor
  • Dame (20 Draft, 10 Draft, 8 Draft, 3 Draft)
  • Charles Kele
  • Hop Scotch
  • ***Surprise***
  • Babecue - Chinchinga, Hot dogs, drum sticks, salad, kenkey and fish  etc. etc.

This is a pot-luck style picnic. Families and individuals are expected to bring snacks, food or drinks to share.

Early comers get a surprise prize. Best dressed for the occasion also gets a prize!

Come let's have fun!


Directions to Cresent Drive Park   

The Park is off Pembina Highway, between Bishop Grandin Blvd and McGillvray Blvd.

Driving From the South (and West)

1. Get onto Pembina Highway
2. Turn Right onto Crescent Drive
3. You should find the Park when you see a lot of green space

Driving From the North (and East)

1. Get onto Pembina Highway
2. Turn Left onto Crescent Drive
3. You should find the Park when you see a lot of green space

Using the Bus (Winnipeg Transit)

There are several buses that can get you close to Crescent Drive Park.
The main Bus Routes are 60 & 160. See the Winnipeg Transit link below:

Bus Link:  Winnipeg Transit Routes

1. Take one of the Bus routes plying Pembina Highway
2. Get down at the intersection: Pembina Highway & Crescent Drive
3. Walk East on Crescent Drive for about 15 mins to the Park
4. You can also call Frank (204-227-2086) for a pickup once you get off the bus at the intersection:  Pembina Highway & Crescent Drive

Map (showing directions from the North)

Crescent Drive Park