A GALActic Experience

Nov 15, 2020 - Nov 15, 2020

Join us for the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba GALActic Experience!

Enjoy this family-friendly experience from your own personal space bubble! Our shared mission is to raise funds for specialized equipment, research, care, and to support pediatric care at the HSC Winnipeg Children’s Hospital! We will have tons of space fun along the way!

This one-of-kind experience includes:

  • Party in a Box with everything you need to prepare for an “out of this world” experience in your personal space bubble
  • Gift card to order dinner from local favourite Manitoba restaurants
  • Children’s activities
  • Entertainment, live auctions and more!

Every package is customized to your mission’s needs.

  • Your Party Box will arrive the day before GALActic Experience containing all you need (décor, plates & napkins, children’s activities, craft kits, and more) to get ready for this unique event.
  • So many ways to customize your “GALActic Experience!”
  • Get ready to take part in something out of this world!


  • 4:00 PM – Get ready to take on our shared mission
  • 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM – Dinner orders arrive
  • 7:00 PM – GALActic Experience Program
  • 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Inter-GALActic After Party!!! (DJ, dance the night away, and more)

Please note: Your health and safety is important to us! All activities will follow the most up-to-date COVID-19 public health guidance.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which restaurants are supplying gift cards?

Brazen Hall Kitchen & Brewery, Pizzeria Gusto, Mottola Grocery, The Merchant Kitchen.

How will I receive my gift cards?

Gift cards for restaurants will be included in your Party Box.

Can I pre-order my food before the gift card arrives?

Yes. All food for delivery for November 15 must be ordered by 6:00 pm on Sunday, November 8. Gift cards can be used for payment after November 14.

Will my food be delivered?

Yes. All food pre-ordered before 6:00 pm on Sunday, November 8 will be delivered to the address you provide between 4:00 – 6:30 pm on Sunday, November 15. Delivery within city limits will be included. Surcharge for outside city limits may apply.

Are there any “GALActic Experience Specials”?

Yes! Each restaurant will have a GALActic Experience Special.

Is wine available?

Absolutely! A gift card of $25 to De Luca Fine Wines will be sent to you via email the week leading up to GALActic Experience.

Will I have time to order wine from De Luca Fine Wines and have it delivered for the GALActic Experience?

Online orders placed before 9 pm on Thursday, November 10 will be received before 4 pm on November 15 for your GALActic Experience.

Can I use my gift cards after November 15?

You bet! Use them on or after November 15. It’s totally up to you!
Note: gift cards to De Luca Fine Wines are for online wine orders only & gift cards at Brazen Hall after November 15 are for dine in only.

What’s included in the Party Box?

The Party Box will provide supplies for décor, mocktails, children’s activities, printed materials, special edition Dr. Goodbear, and more!

Can I add more items to my Party Box?

Absolutely! To add more to your Party Box, please email mpenner21@hsc.mb.ca before October 31.

How to make your Galaxy Balloon Arch


This event is made possible by our volunteer committee:

  • Alanna Babakhanians
  • Alicia Banville
  • Jade Ellement
  • Laura Fitzpatrick
  • Karin Holmes
  • Lisa Holmes
  • Ellen Kroft
  • Kathleen Michaluk
  • Christa Mottola
  • Costanza Paletta
  • Michelle Peters


GALActic Experience Families:

  • Urbanmine Metal Recycling Family
  • Eastside Ventilation Family
  • Babakhanians Family


Thank you to our amazing sponsors!

GALActic Program Sponsor:

Children’s & Teen Activities Sponsor:

Dinner Sponsors:

  • Carmyn Aleshka & Peter Davey and family (em³)
  • The Provinciano family
  • Nancy Cipryk


Wine provided by:

Food provided by:

Table Sponsors:

  • Boston Pizza
  • BLDG Architects
  • CIBC
  • Deloitte
  • Department of Pediatrics & Child Health
  • Dr. Shawn Young and Betty-Jo Young
  • Dr. Shelley Zieroth and Dr. Sean Armstrong
  • Ellement Consulting
  • EQ3
  • Exchange Income Corp
  • Garry and Becky Parkers Royal LePage Dynamic Real Estate
  • Hoot Reading
  • Trevor & Marina Clay
  • Tripwire Media
  • True North Youth Foundation
  • Valerie Matthews Lemieux Law Corporation
  • Vita Health Fresh Markets
  • Corwin Bergen & Lesley Hamilton Wellington Altus Private Wealth
  • Zoe Richardson


Patient & Family Sponsors:

  • BSD Solutions Ltd.
  • James A. & Leney Richardson
  • Royal Bank of Canada