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Public Invited to New Year’s Levee at Legislature

December 30, 2012 7:45 AM | Entertainment

Manitoba Lieutenant Governor Philip Lee (MARC EVANS / CHRISD.CA FILE)

Manitoba Lt.-Gov. Philip Lee and wife Anita will host Manitobans at the legislature on January 1.

In the annual public New Year’s levee, the Lees are welcoming visitors between 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Members of the Manitoba Living History Society and the United Empire Loyalists Association will attend in heritage costume. Entertainment will include French military drills by La Compagnie de la Verendrye followed by a traditional Chinese lion dance and performances by the Winnipeg Police Service Choir, the choir of St. George’s Anglican Church (Crescentwood) and Brochon Lom and the Great West Life Holiday Choir. Sleigh rides will be offered around the Legislative Grounds.

Those attending are asked to bring a non-perishable food donation for Winnipeg Harvest.