What's Happening

What’s Happening in Montreal in April

Photo courtesy of MonTango.

Photo courtesy of MonTango.

Historias de Tango (Tango Stories) celebrates the fifth anniversary of the MonTango dance school and the 25th anniversary of Argentine tango in Montreal. April 12, 7:30 pm, Corona Theatre, 2490 Notre Dame W. $20-$24. Post-show milonga till 3 am at MonTango, 5588A Sherbrooke W.—free for ticketholders.

ART

Exhibit • ongoing
Paintings by Barbara Moser, ST publisher. Drop by for a delicious latte, Greek pastry, and a visit with John the proprietor. This is Moser’s first art show. She’s been painting for 50 years. Kokkino’s, 5673 Sherbrooke.

Fine Arts Exhibition and Sale • Apr. 15-17
By students of the fine arts department and crafts centre. Vernissage Mon. 4:30-6:30. Cummings Centre, 5700 Westbury. 514-342-1234

Art Exhibit and Sale • until Apr. 27
Works by the Artists Circle of the West Island. Kirkland Municipal Library, 17100 Hymus. 514-630-2726

Calligraphy group exhibit • Apr. 10-21
Encre et Chocolat. Wed. & Thurs. noon-6pm, Fri. noon-8pm, Sat. & Sun. noon-5pm. Galerie Mile-End, 5345 Parc. 514-271-3383

Studio Art Expo • Apr. 12–14
Part of proceeds to West Island Association for the Intellectually Handicapped. Vernissage Fri. 7-9pm; show Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 1-5pm. Sarto-Desnoyers Cultural Centre, 1335 Lakeshore Road, Dorval. 514-633-4000, dorvalartistes.org

BAZAARS AND SALES

Book sale • Apr. 12-13
Fri. 10am-7pm, Sat. 9am-2pm. Centre Greene, 1090 Greene. 514-931-6202 centregreene.org

Artisan fair, book sale & lunch • Sat. Apr. 13
To support community programs such as women’s shelters, school breakfasts and Girl Guides camps. 10am-3pm. Summerlea United Church, 225 – 50th Avenue, Lachine. 514-634-2651

Used Book Sale • Apr. 13-14
10am-5pm. Westmount Library, 4574 Sherbrooke W. 514-989-5300

Spring artisan/craft fair • Apr. 13-14
Fundraiser for NDG Food Depot and Church Organ Fund. Lunch for sale. Sat. 10am-4pm, Sun. 10am-3pm. St. Ignatius of Loyola Church, 4455 West Broadway. 514-831-7716

Flea Market • Fri. Apr. 19
9am-8pm. Ste. Therese de l’Enfant Church, 780 Mistral.

Flea Market • Apr. 20-21
Sat. 9am-5pm, Sun. 9am-4pm. Ste. Cecile Church, 235 de Castelneau. 514-660-0649

Quilt show • Sat. Apr. 27
Presented by the Sew & Sews’ Quilters with raffle quilt, tea room, demonstrations, boutique. 10am-4pm. Church of the Epiphany, 4322 Wellington Street, Verdun. 514-761-3242

Flea Market • Apr. 27-28
Sat. 9am-5pm, Sun. 9am-4pm. St. Jean Berchman’s Church, 5945 Cartier. 514-804-6973

Polish Bazaar • Apr. 27-28
To raise funds for the Committee for Relief to Children and Seniors with disabilities. 9am-5pm. St-Antonin Church, 5361 av. Snowdon. 514-489-6010

Flea Market • May 3-4
Fri. 9am-7pm, Sat. 9am-4pm. St. Charles Church, 2115 Centre. 514-932-5335

Yard Sale • Sat. May 4
Proceeds from BBQ and St. Philip’s table to support the NDG Food Depot. 9am-2pm. St. Philip’s Anglican Church, 7505 Sherbrooke, Montreal West. 514-481-4871

CLUBS AND GROUPS

Ami-Québec
Wed. April 17 • Teleworkshop
Understanding Court Orders and How the Police Can Help with Michael Arruda. 7-8pm. Free. Register in advance: 866-396-2433 careringvoice.com.

Bon Appétit Dinner Club
Visit restaurants around the city. Fri. 7pm. 514-264-8951 b.bulka@videotron.ca

Club Gourmand
Wine and dine every other Fri. at 6:30pm in a variety of restaurants. 514-935-4880

Helvetia Seniors Club
Thurs. Apr. 18 • 10th anniversary and presentation by Dr. Joe Schwarcz. Lunch follows. 11am-2pm. 6151 Monkland. 450-687-5256

Hope and Cope
Mourning Walk on Mount Royal Thurs. at 10am. Rain or shine. Take an invigorating walk, warm up over coffee or tea. 514-973-2254

Montreal Urban Hikers
Sat. May 4 • LaSalle and Lachine with Mona Rainville. Car pool at 9:30am from Angrignon metro to LaSalle city hall, 55 Dupras. $2 donation. 514-938-4910 montrealurbanhikers.ca

Single Person’s Association
Sat. Apr. 13 • Spring dance party. 8pm. 7771 Bouvier, LaSalle. 514-366-8600 total.net/~spa

EVENTS

Walk & Talk • Tuesdays until May 28
Get fit through brisk walking with an animator, informative health talks and group support. 10-11am. $35 for 9 sessions, plus $15 membership card. Dawson Community Centre, 666 Woodland, Verdun. 514-767-9967 dawsoncommunitycentre.org

Alice in Wonderland • Apr. 11-20
Hudson Village Theatre, 28 Wharf Road, Hudson. 514-660-4472 hudsonplayersclub.com

Head à Tête • Apr. 12-21
Geordie Productions presents the tale of two strangers who speak different languages find a way to communicate and share. Call for schedule and tickets: 514-845-9810.

Kids 4 Kids concert • Sat. Apr. 13
To benefit Sun Youth’s children’s programs. 7pm. $15, $12 students and seniors. Mountainside United Church, 4000 The Boulevard

Holocaust Memorial Service
• Sun. Apr. 14
Commemoration of the Shoah, organized by the Christian Jewish Dialogue of Montreal. 7pm. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints,
4355 rue de l’Orphelinat.

Sound Of Music Sing-A-Long • Sun. Apr. 14
Film with audience participation, costumes encouraged. 6pm. $20. 5723 Parc. 514-770-7773 theatrerialto.ca

Lakeshore Chamber Music Society • Sun. Apr. 14
Winners of the LCMS Student Competition. 2pm. Union Church, 24 Maple, Ste. Anne de Bellevue. 514-457-5280 lcmssmcl.ca

A Chorus of Disaproval • Apr. 15-20 & 25-27
Professional Theatre Program graduate production. Dawson Theatre, 2000 Atwater. Call for times and prices: 514-931-8731 x1237

Buffet and lecture with Dr. Joe Schwarcz • Wed. Apr. 17
Eating: Is There a Solution to the Confusion? A Temple Emanu-El Beth Sholom fundraising event. $36. 4100 Sherbrooke W. 514-937-3575 x213

Women’s health workshop • begins Apr. 17
Thriving in Menopause – a 7 week series with Lisa Robitaille. For women experiencing any stages of menopause. Wed. 7-9pm. West Island Women’s Centre, St. Columba-by-the-Lake Church, 11 Rodney, Pointe-Claire. 514-781-8529

A morning with Dr Joe Schwarcz • Sat. Apr. 18
Hosted by the South Shore Community Partners Network. 10-11:45am. Free. Greenfield Park Arena, 195 Empire. 450-466-1325

Health & Wellness Trade Show • Sat. Apr. 20
Features healthcare experts focussed on improving the wellness and quality of life of seniors. 1-4pm. 230 Hymus, Pointe Claire. 514-697-7331

St. Columba concert • Sat. Apr. 20
Eclectic selections for flute and piano. 7:30pm. Suggested donation: $12. Church of St. Columba by-the-Lake, 11 Rodney, Pointe-Claire. 514-364-3027 stcolumba.ca

A-Not-So-Serious-German-Concert • Sat. Apr. 27
Suggested donation: $10 and/or a non-perishable food item for the NDG Food Depot. Proceeds to Student Emergency & Food Fund, a Multi-Faith Chaplaincy of Concordia University project. 7:30pm. Loyola Chapel, 7141 Sherbrooke W. 514 843-7713

Bone cancer info session • Tues. Apr. 30
The Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre presents Having a Bone to Pick with Cancer.
6:30-8:30pm. Free. McIntyre Medical Building, 
Martin Theatre, 6th Floor, 1200 Pine W. 514-398-4970 cancercentre.mcgill.ca

Pirates of Penzance • May 1, 4 & 5
Presented by the Montreal West Operatic Society. Wed. and Sat. 7:30pm, Sun. 2pm. Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W., Westmount. 514-990-8813 mwos.org

Children’s author • Sun. May 5
Catherine Rondina speaks as part of the TD Canadian Children’s Book Week. Refreshments. Donations accepted. 12:30-1:30pm. Unitarian Church of Montreal, 5035 de Maisonneuve W. 514-485-9933 ucmtl.ca

LIBRARIES

Atwater Library

Scrabble FUNdraiser • Sat. Apr. 20
Watch world champions David Boys and Joel Wapnick in action and have a chance to match wits with them. In the first game, players will be able to pay $5 to have a champion play their turn. The second will include opportunities to be one of several simultaneous challengers of a champion. Prizes will be awarded. Registration fee is $50 ($20 for children). Pledge sheets are available online and at the Library’s circulation desk. 12:45 to 4:00pm. 1200 Atwater. 514-935-7344 x204 zile@atwaterlibrary.ca atwaterlibrary.ca

Jewish Public Library
Tues. Apr. 23 • tour of Montreal Jewish Community Campus artworks, guided by Barbara Weiser. Starts at JPL circulation desk, 1pm. $7 members & students, $12 general. 5151 Côte Ste. Catherine. 514-345-6416 jewishpubliclibrary.org

 

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