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An Evening with Lenore Skenazy

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Lenore “Lenore had a crowd of 200 laughing so hard that many of my friends said they felt like they’d just seen a great comedy show. Her speech was one of the most entertaining and enlightening ever. It showed that we can trust ourselves and our children so they actually learn to trust themselves. All parents, helicopter or not, would benefit from her talk!” – Prof. Joann Messina, Princeton, NJ “Anyone interested in seeing our children develop greater self-confidence and resilience would do well to read her book and hear her speak.” – Olen Kalkus, Headmaster, Princeton Academy

The Manitoba Nature Summit Inc. is pleased to announce that Lenore Skenazy will be speaking at a public event on Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 7:00-8:00pm at the Isaac-Brock Site of the Valour Community Centre, 715 Telfer Street North.

Tickets will be available at the door on a first come, first serve basis. If you are concerned about getting a seat, read your pre-purchasing options below. We apologize for any inconvenience you experience. 

If you are registering for the Summit, tickets can be purchased by following the registration link.  You can email us at and we’ll hook you up! (Before September 7th-after that we’ll be getting ready for the Summit) Tickets will also be available at Health in Common at 200-141 Bannatyne Ave in Winnipeg. 

After Lenore’s lecture she will be available for questions and book signing. Although tickets are only $10 for admission this event is a fundraiser for the Manitoba Nature Summit Inc. and additional donations would be graciously received. The Manitoba Nature Summit Inc. is a registered charity therefore we can issue a charitable receipt for donations. Your donations will allow us to continue hosting events that promote nature education and outdoor play for children of all ages! The Manitoba Nature Summit would like to send a big thank-you to Lenore for donating her time for this fundraising event. It is the generosity of people like Lenore who believe passionately in the value of unstructured play for children that allow the Manitoba Nature Summit to exist!

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