What's open and closed in Winnipeg this Easter weekend

This long weekend, while families celebrate Easter, Passover or just an extra day or two off work, many museums are open, while a few key city services are closed in Winnipeg.

First off, all civic offices will be closed both Good Friday and Easter Monday, so plan accordingly.

Garbage collection will take place as scheduled both Friday and Monday.

Winnipeg Transit operates on a Sunday schedule on Friday but will operate on a normal weekday schedule Easter Monday.

All libraries are closed on Good Friday and Easter Sunday but many will open Monday, including the Millennium Library downtown.

All liquor stores are closed in Manitoba on Good Friday and Easter Sunday, but will be open Monday.

Last but certainly not least, the Winnipeg Parking Authority is closed Friday through to Monday.

Shopping malls, including St. Vital Centre and Polo Park, are closed Friday and Sunday.

Keeping the kids occupied

Oak Hammock Marsh is hosting a GPS Easter egg hunt Friday to Sunday starting at 2 p.m. each day. Participants look for 10 eggs hidden in the marsh. 

Along with hunting for colourful eggs, there are a number of activities across the city to keep sugar-fuelled kids occupied.

FortWhyte Alive is operating on a holiday schedule this weekend, open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

While most leisure centres and pools are closed Friday and Monday, the Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex will remain open both days, while the Pan Am Pool will be open Monday.

The Manitoba Children's Museum, Assiniboine Park Zoo and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights are all open both Good Friday and Easter Monday.

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is closed both Good Friday and Easter Monday.

The Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada is closed on Good Friday but on Saturday and Sunday will host an Easter egg hunt starting at 10:00 a.m.