What's Happening

What’s happening in Montreal in July/August 2014

Bazaars

St. Willibrod’s Church •  Sat. July 5, Sat. Aug. 9, Sat. Sept. 6
9am-3pm. 351 Willibrod, Verdun. 514-769-9678

Annual Lawn Book Sale and Barbecue • Wed. July 9
10am-3pm. Atwater Library.

Pointe-Claire Balcony Boutique Wed. Aug 13 • Gently used clothes, books. Free coffee. 10 am-noon. St. John’s United Church, 98 Aurora, Pointe-Claire. 514-697-6459

St. Kevin’s Church • Sun. Aug. 31 8:30am-5pm. 5600 Côte-des-Neiges
514-733-5600, ext. 221

Classes

Concordia Senior Non-Credit Program • Canadian citizens and permanent residents 55+ can attend undergraduate courses for interest only at a reduced fee. Admission sessions for new students are scheduled for July.
514-848-2424, ext. 3893

Painting Nights/Parties/ Classes
Explore the creative process with Debrah Gilmour. No experience necessary. Relaxed environment. Materials provided.
Professional artist/educator: debgilmour@yahoo.ca or 514-488-4585

Free Workshops on Retirement Finances • Wed. July 9, 1-3pm; Tues. July 15, 1:30-3:30pm; Tues. July 22, 1:30-3:30pm. Advance registration. Atwater Library.
514-935-7344, ext. 206

Clubs and Groups

Mtl Zoological Soc. • Sun. July 27
One day trip to Fort Lennox and St. Paul leaving from Atwater Library, 1200 Atwater. 514-845-8317

Scrabble Players Club
Wednesdays 7:15 pm in Chalet #1 at Trudeau Park (formerly Centennial Park), Côte-St.-Luc. 6975 Mackle. 514-484-0824

Bon Appétit Friday Dinner Club Meets 7pm at different restaurants. Bulkabarbara2@gmail.com, 514-264-8951

Chabad Lifeline • For anyone affected by addiction. Tuesday noon – 1 pm. Voluntary contribution. Non-sectarian, 4615 Côte St. Catherine, 514-738-7700

Auditions for Stewart Hall Singers SATB choir based in Pointe Claire. Douglas Knight, director. 514-630-0331

Club Gourmand • Wine and dine every second Friday at 6:30pm in different restaurants. 514-935-4880

Events

NOVA West Island Fundraiser Sat. July 12 with 2HANDS BLUES BAND 6:30 pm at The Pioneer Resto Bar, 286 Lakeshore Rd. Pointe-Claire. $15 at the door. 514-695-8335, ext. 212

Just for Laughs Festival: Open Air Comedy Club • July 12 -26
Comedians and humourists of all genres. 6 -11pm. Loto-Québec Stage on Ste-Catherine Street, in front of La Place des Arts stairs

Week-ends du monde • July 12-13
Dance, music, culinary cultures. 2-11pm. Parc Jean Drapeau.

Canadian Centre for Architecture 25th anniversary • Thurs. evenings
Free public programs, concerts, piano in the park. 1920 Baile. 514-939-7026

Italian Week • Aug 8-17
Concerts, car & fashion shows, opera & gastronomy.
italianweek.ca  514-279-6357

NDG Street Vibes • Aug 16-23
Music, dance, theatre, film and visual arts in NDG venues.

Folk Dancing on Mount Royal Mon. & Thurs. evenings. Teacher-led Mondays. 7:30-10:30 pm. Advanced dancers Thursdays. 8-11pm. Beaver Lake.

Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur July 31-Aug 9 Outdoor Stage. Free. Saint-Sauveur.
450-227-0427 or fass.ca

Family Fare

Fun in the Sun • till Aug 22 Montreal Children’s Library presents daytime performances and workshops for kids 3 to 10. Various locations. 514 931-2304

Jack and the Beanstalk
Thurs. July 10, 7 pm at Kent Park. Wed. Aug. 20, 7 pm. at Parc NDG. Classic story performed in French by La Roulotte Théâtre Ambulant. laroulotte.accesculture.com

Fête des enfants de Montréal
Sat & Sun. July 19 & 20 Shows, circus, games, parades for kids under 12. Free 514-872-6120

Laval Festi’Weekends
Until Aug. 10. Six weekends of singing, music, circus, dance and workshops. 10 am-4 pm. Centre de la nature, 901 Parc, Saint-Vincent-de-Paul. 450 662-4942.

Music

Stewart Hall Centre Concerts
Free. Wednesday evenings until Aug. 13, 176 Lakeshore Rd, Pointe-Claire. 514-630-1220

Bluegrass, Folk & Celtic music •  Thurs. July 31 Dylan Perron & Elixir de Gumbo perform. 7 pm. Free. Parc Jean-Brillant

Hudson Music Festival • Aug 2 -9
Ron di Lauro Sextet opens Festival Sun. Aug. 2, 8 pm. Box office at Stephen F.Shaar Centre 394 Main Rd. 450-458-6699

Montreal First Peoples Festival July 20 – Aug 5
Concerts, films, gastronomy in various venues. presenceautochtone.com, 514-570-4774 (during festival)

Theatre

Shakespeare in the Park
Until Aug 2, Repercussion Theatre presents Harry the King – The Famous Victories of Henry V. Free shows in various parks. repercussiontheatre.com

Lachine Street Theatre Festival Aug 14-16 Giant roving street theatre along Saint-Louis Blvd. 7 pm. Parc Saint-Louis, Lachine

Ste. Anne de Bellevue Canal
Aug. 29-31. Hacked…The Treasure of the Empire! Show: music, theatre, video and acrobatics on a sailboat. 8:30 pm

Cinema Under the Stars
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Tues. July 8 Original English version/French subtitles.
8:30 pm at NDG Park
La Grande Bellezza
(La Grande Beauté) • Tues. Aug. 19 Original Italian version/French subtitles. 8:30 pm at NDG Park
Hunger Games: Catching Fire Wed. July 16, 9 pm
Original English version
Meades Park, Kirkland
Noah • July 23 Sunset.
Saint-Maxime Park, Laval
Rio 2 • Aug. 13
Recreation Centre Park, TMR

 

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