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August 5, 1999

Winnipeg House and Pan Am Traffic Update for Thursday, August 5

On Day 14 of the Pan Am Games, Winnipeg House features the following musical entertainment in Old Market Square:

      "Seven" from 12:00-2:00 p.m.

      Manitoba Square and Round Dance Association from 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Winnipeg House at 510 Main Street remains open from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. daily through August 7, serving as an information and reception centre for visitors and residents. Winnipeg House also features displays by local artists.

Following is a traffic update for August 5, with the busiest traffic expected in the following areas:

      Winnipeg Arena , which hosts basketball semi-finals between 5:00-8:00 p.m.

      Duckworth Centre at the University of Winnipeg, which hosts boxing semi-finals between 1:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-9:00 p.m.

      Pan Am Pool, which hosts swimming and synchronized swimming events throughout the day

      Winnipeg Convention Centre, which hosts a full day of judo and team handball

      Winnipeg Soccer Complex, hosting the women’s soccer gold medal game from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

      Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall, with weightlifting finals at 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Other venues hosting events include Maples Complex (fencing), Assiniboine Park (archery), Red River Exhibition Park (equestrian show jumping), Winnipeg Winter Club (squash), Winnipeg Lawn Tennis Club (tennis), Winnipeg Water Ski Site (water ski) and Le Club La Verendrye (bowling).

A reminder that the Provencher Bridge is closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic each night from 10:15-11:15 p.m. throughout the Games, to accommodate the fireworks display at the Forks. It is recommended that persons attending Thursday evening’s Goldeyes’ game park in the downtown area (west of the Provencher Bridge), to avoid possible inconvenience due to the bridge closure. Should the game run past 10:15 p.m., Goldeye fans parked on the St. Boniface side of the bridge will be unable to access their vehicles via the bridge until 11:15 a.m.

Last update: 18.09.2013

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