What's Happening

What’s happening in Montreal: Dec. 2015-Jan. 2016

BAZAARS & FAIRS

Marie Claret Church • Dec. 11-12 & Feb. 12-13

Fri. 8:30am-6pm, Sat. 8:30am-3pm. 10660 Larose

St. Gabriel’s Church • Dec. 11-12, Jan. 22-23 & Feb. 19-20

Fri. 9am-6pm & Sat. 9am-3pm. 2157 Centre.
For table: 450-465-8047

Quinn Farm • Dec. 12-13 & Dec. 19-20

Sat. & Sun. 10am-4pm. Christmas craft fair. Wagon rides to tree lot

St. Jean-Berchman’s Church • Dec. 13 & Jan. 24

Sun. 8:30am-3pm. 5945 Cartier

Ladies Auxiliary RC Legion 94 • Dec. 13

Sun. 9am-2pm. Flea market, breakfast 9am & lunch noon. 205 Empire

St. Zotique Church • Dec. 19-20

Sat. 9am-5pm, Sun. 9am-4pm. 4565 Notre Dame W.

St. Charles Parish • Feb. 5-6

Fri. 9pm-6pm & Sat. 9am-3pm. 2115 Centre.
For table: 514-932-5335

CLUBS

Montreal Urban Hikers • Dec. 11

6:30pm. Christmas Lights Walk in LaSalle. montreal
urbanhikers.ca; ohorge@videotron.ca; 514-366-9108; ehynes@sympatico.ca; 514-938-4910

Creative Social Centre in December

Mondays: Folk & line dancing, 10:30-11:30 am.
Tuesdays: Sculpture, 9:30-11:30am; Jewellery,
1-3pm. Portrait painting, 1-3pm. Thursdays: Choir, 1-3pm.

Contract Bridge • Tuesday afternoons

Friendly game for senior (60+) men. No partner required. $5. Pointe Claire Curling Club,
250 Lanthier. 514-697-4159

St. Monica’s Paris study group • Jan. 7-Feb. 18

Thurs. 7-9pm. Seven-week session on Living with Limits, organized by the Faith and Justice
Committee. Sign-up by Dec. 15. $15 for reading materials. 6405 Terrebonne. 514-481-0267 x 22

MUSIC

Les choralies Christmas concerts • until Dec. 20

Saturdays & Sundays 1:30pm & 3pm. Various choirs. Closing concert by Ensemble Da Capo, Sun. Dec. 20, 8pm. Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel 400, Saint-Paul E. marguerite-bourgeoys.com/choralies 514-292-8670

Festival Séfarad closing concert • Dec. 12

Sat. 8pm. Andalusian Trilogy, conducted by Katia Makdisse Warren and OktoEcko. $40. Theatre Outremont, 1248 Bernard. 514-495-9944.

Chorale Philomela Singers • Dec. 12 & 13

Sat. 7:30pm. Union Church, 24 Maple, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue & Sun. 3pm. St. Columba Church, 11 Rodney, Pointe-Claire.

$18 seniors/$10 students. Free for kids 12-.

514-697-0015 or 514-605-0015

Sons of Italy Christmas Concert • Dec. 13

Sun. 3pm. Concerto de Natale directed by Ron di Lauro, featuring tenor Perry Canestrari. $20/$10 children. 145 de Beauharnois W.

514-271-2281

VivaVoce Chamber Choir • Jan. 17

Sun. 3pm. Percussion quartet Architek joins
VivaVoce in works by Nico Muhly and Eliot Cole, premiering ensembles by Luke Nickel and Brian Cherney. $42.50. Salle Bourgie, 1339 Sherbrooke W. mbam.qc.ca/concerts/ 514-285-2000 X 4

Cross-Cultural Musical Celebration • Jan. 23

Sat. 8pm. To support and raise funds for the
Syrian Refugee Sponsorship efforts, Congregation Dorshei Emet presents The Musical Chairs in a hootenanny, Ensemble Zaman playing traditional Syrian music, and pianist Mohammad Abdou. $20. 18 Cleve Rd. 514-486-9400

EVENTS

Infinithéâtre’s The Pipeline • Dec. 11-13

Fri. & Sat. 7pm & Sun. 2pm. Readings of new plays from Write-on-Q! Québec playwriting
competition. Pay what you can/$10 suggested. 5711 Parc Ave, 3rd floor. 514 987-1774

Krishnamurti Centre • Dec. 12

Sat. 2-4pm. Video on The Art of Listening (French subtitles). Atwater Library, 1200 Atwater Ave. $5. krishnamurtimontreal.org  514-937-8869

NOVA West Island Fundraiser • till Dec. 12

Buy a $5 candle for the tree-lighting ceremony, Dec. 12, 4pm. 447 Beaconsfield.  514-695-8335

JPL Israeli Film Fest • Jan. 16, 23, 30 & Feb. 6, 20

Saturdays 8pm. $10-$15, or 5-movie pass, $45. Vanier College auditorium, 821 Ave. Ste-Croix. Wheelchair access. February 20 screening at JPL, 5151 Côte Ste. Catherine. jewishpubliclibrary.org. 514-345-6416.

Montréal en Lumière Festival • Feb. 18 – Mar. 5

Shows, concerts, fine dining, free outdoor events. montrealenlumiere.com/en-CA

SUPPORT

Overeaters Anonymous is a 12-step recovery group for compulsive overeaters, anorexics and bulimics. No weigh-ins, dues or fees. For Montreal area meetings: 514-488-1812

In January, Hope & Cope offers a free 7-week
support group for those who lost a loved one to cancer. 514-973-2254; 514-340-8222, X 8535.

LEARNING

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning
registration for programs starting January 11.
mcgill.ca/mcll_joy 514-398-8234

Creative Social Centre offers winter courses on these start dates: Jog Your Mind (new) with tips to increase memory and cognitive vitality. Thurs. Jan. 7, 10am-noon. 10 sessions, $25. Crochet
(ongoing) Tues. Feb. 7, 1-3pm. 5 sessions, $50/$60 non-members. Plaster/Sculpture: Tues. Jan. 26, 9:30-11:30am.$12/$14 non-members per class.

Cummings Centre winter registration • Mon-Thurs. 9am-3:30pm & Fri. 9am-12:30pm. 5700 Westbury. cummingscentre.org  514-342-1234 X 7209

Thomas More Institute offers winter 2016
semester courses in literature, classics, science,
religious studies, writing, and the arts. 3405 Atwater.
514-935-9585

West Island Women’s Centre offers educational and recreational courses. Register as of Dec. 11, 1-3pm/6:45-7:45pm. Classes begin January 11.
11 Rodney, Pointe-Claire. wiwc.ca 514-695-8529

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