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The History of The Old Oak Tree

Sadly on the night of June 20 during the storm, the Old Oak Tree fell down, which was discovered on the morning of June 21st. A very sad day for Souris indeed. My son and I took a walk up to the tree to take a picture and I looked up the history of it to learn more! Here is what I came across.

The Old Oak Tree is one of Manitoba’s oldest trees, with speculation of it being around 600 years old. It was officially designated as a Manitoba Heritage Tree on October 1 st 2015, it is one if three trees in Manitoba to receive this, with the other two in the Winnipeg area.

Legend had it that the tree offered an aura of spiritual peace and knowledge and was a focal point in Manitoba. I wonder if the rings will be counted to see how old it really is?! Lots of people were commenting on ideas on how to keep The Old Oak tree going, like propping it up to keep growing and planting its saplings. I guess we will see what happens soon!

Timeless Treasures Selling

Posted on June 18th

To all our beautiful friends and customers,

After 12 years of running our little gift shop we have decided to sell.

Since becoming a Grandma I’d like to spend more time with my beautiful little Granddaughter.

Store will be open as usual until the business is sold. Please private message with any inquiries.

Plaza Petals and First Street Boutique Upcoming Events

Hot Dog Fundraiser

Posted yesterday Saturday, June 24th, Souris Hotel celebrates 5 years.

Thanks for coming out to our Hot Dog event today! We had so many visitors we ran out of hot dogs!

But we will be back on July 1st from noon to 3 pm. All proceeds are going to the Souris Glenwood Pool towards a new Spinal Board and pool toys!

See you next Saturday.

Souris Glenwood Community Pool

Public Swimming for the Souris-Glenwood Pool for June 26th to June 30th

Monday – Wednesday: 4-6pm Thursday: 3:30-5:30pm, 7-9pm Regular season starts Friday June 30th with Swim hrs. each day from 1-3pm, 3:30-5:30pm and 7-9pm

If you are under the age of 12 or have not passed swim kids 5, you must be able to swim four widths of the deep end without difficulty to be in the water alone.

If you are unable to do so, a person aged 14 or older must be within arms reach of you at all times in the pool. This rule is in place for your safety!!!

Souris Garden Tours

Souris Garden Tours are free, self-guided tours of local gardens where community members volunteer to open their yard. Garden Tours celebrate the care, craft, and hard work put into these spaces.

If you or someone you know is interested in showcasing their garden, please contact Souris Garden Tours by phone, email or Facebook!

Souris Farmers Market

Canada Day Fireworks

Peacock Days Upcoming Events

You can find the sneak peek itinerary on the events page or on their Facebook Page.

First Street Boutique

Needing something steamed? Call or send a message, I will be doing it in-store every Saturday! Prices will vary depending on items

Michelle Budiwski

Exact Shine Auto Detailing

Business and Storefront Improvement Grant

Lagasse's Studio of Fine Art

Lookout Cafe

Father's Day Draw winner Albert Swanepoel

Job Opportunities

-SOURIS LEGION IS LOOKING TO HIRE SOME ONE PART TIME. Please drop off your resume in person.

74- 1st south


To see all upcoming events and the movie this weekend check out the Events tab on the website!

What Else Do We Offer?

One-time Ad - The Souris Valley Flyer offers FREE one-time advertisements! It is $5 a week if you are wanting something advertised for more than one flyer.

Monthly Member - If you would like your business listed on the #shoplocal tab on the website, listed in the printed flyers, and featured in these weekly articles please don't hesitate to send me a message! I can accommodate any business, even local direct sales companies or home-based businesses. Your logo on the website will take people directly to your Facebook page or website when clicked. I offer trial periods as well if you just want to test it out!

It is $20 a month, or $16 if you supply a coupon for the printed flyer. If you are a monthly member you also get 25% off LI Media services! Pick and choose months, do a whole year, whatever works well for your business!

Other Business Services - Go to to view other services Kayla Logeot offers. Here are some below.

Making online posters for events, fundraising, etc

Running a business, event pages, or groups on Facebook.

Business advertisements on our printed and online flyers

Website design


Creating ads, printable posters, cards, etc

Business Photography

Message me for more information or check out the website!

Easy Access

There are a few ways to make the Souris Valley Flyer super easy to find!

-Add the website to the home screen of your phone. Open the website on your browser, click the 3 dots in the top corner or the settings button and click "Add to home screen"

-Make sure to subscribe to the email list so you are notified every Sunday when there is a new flyer up! Scroll down to the bottom of the page and enter your email

-Find on Instagram too! Souris Valley Flyer souris_valley_flyer

See ya next Sunday!


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