What's Happening

What’s Happening in Montreal in March

To have your event published in the April edition of The Senior Times, email us by March 22 with What’s Happening in the subject line. editor@theseniortimes.com

ART

Art exhibit • ongoing:
Mixed media by Dianne Brazeau, president of the Dorval Artists’ Association. Dorval Library, 1335 Lakeshore. 514-633-4000. dorvalartistes.org

 

Group exhibit • Mar. 12-17:
Equinox 2013 – multiple artists and disciplines. Tues. & Wed. 12-4pm, Fri. & Sat. 5-7pm, Sun. 12-4pm. Vernissage Thurs. 5pm. Galerie le 1040, 1040 Marie-Anne E. galeriele1040.com

BAZAARS & SALES

Book, bake & jewelry Sale • Sat. Mar. 23:
9am-noon. Church of St. John the Baptist, 33 Ste. Claire, Pointe Claire.

Westmount Antiquarian Book Fair • Sat. Mar. 9
Books, old maps and prints. 10am-5pm $3. Trinity Memorial Hall, 2146 Marlowe. 514-935-9581 defreitasbooks.com/wbf.html

CLUBS & GROUPS

Ami-Québec
Wed. Mar. 13 • Nutrition, a Key to Well-Being – roundtable discussion with Véronique Ménard, dietician. 7-9pm. 6875 Décarie #300. 514-486-1448 amiquebec.org

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

Communicaid for Hearing Impaired Persons (CHIP)
Beginner, intermediate and advanced lip reading (speech reading) courses begin Mar. 5. Signed English every Tuesday (1:15-3:15pm). MAB building, 7000 Sherbrooke W. 514-488-5552 x4500 hearhear.org

Creative Social Centre
Tues. Mar. 12 • Music and the Brain with Sherry Steinberg, former Violinist, MSO. 1pm.
Stone Sculpture with Eugene Jankowski. Wednesdays 9-11:30am.
Drawing with Susan Mott. Mondays, 1:30-3:30pm.
See website for more activities: cscmtl.com 5237 Clanranald. 514-488-0907

Friends for Mental Health
Support for family and friends of the mentally ill. 750 Dawson, Dorval. 514-636-6885 asmfmh.org

Helvetia Seniors Club
Thurs. Mar. 21 • Alison Weinberger speaks on the hidden problem of elder abuse. 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. Apr. 6 •
A walk in Park Extension with Lesley Luskey. 9:30am. Meet at the northeast corner of Beaumont and l’Acadie. $2 donation. 514-938-4910 montrealurbanhikers.ca

Montreal Zoological Society
Tues. Mar. 12 • Glimpses of Australia with Ian Macdonald. 7:30pm. $5. 1200 Atwater. 514-845-8317

Single Person’s Association
Sat. Mar. 23 • St. Patrick’s dance. 8pm. 7771 Bouvier, LaSalle. 514-366-8600. total.net/~spa

The Teapot 50+ Centre
Tues. Mar. 12 •
The Dead of Winter by Peter Kirby. Refreshments. 1:30pm. 2901 St. Joseph, Lachine. 514-637-5627 teapot.org

EVENTS

Walking with poles • beginning Wed. Mar. 6
Offered by CSSS Cavendish, supervised by a kinesiologist. Physical questionnaire and evaluation given beforehand. 8-9am. $10 (poles supplied). Cavendish Mall. 514-484-7878 x1725

Fundraiser for Le Nichoir • Sat. Mar. 9
Presentation by nature photographer Christopher Dodds. 6:30pm. $20. John Abbott College Casgrain Theatre, 21275 Lakeshore, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue. 450-458-2809 lenichoir.org

I Medici di McGill • Sun. Mar. 10
World premiere of Gabriel Thibaudeau’s Waiting for Brahms – composed for I Medici and inspired by Brahms’ Double Concerto for violin and cello. 4pm. Adults $20, students, seniors $10. 3449 University. 514-398-3603 imedici.mcgill.ca

Lakeshore Chamber Music Society • Fri. Mar. 15
Ensemble Morpheus presents interpretations of Schubert’s Adagio and more. 7:30pm. Adults $15, students and seniors $8, free for children under 12. Union Church, 24 Maple, Ste. Anne de Bellevue. 514-457-5280 lcmssmcl.ca

St. Patrick’s dinner dance • Sat. Mar. 16
Hosted by the Royal Canadian Legion 85/90 with Bernadette Irish Dancers and music by Donald Smith. 6pm. $10. 3015 Henri Dunant, Lachine. 514-637-8002. All are welcome.

St. Patrick’s Night • Sat. Mar. 16
Irish meal, music, dancing and more. 7pm. $15. St. Mary’s Parish, 125 Grove, Greenfield Park. 450-671-0416 info@saintmarysparish.ca

60+ St. Patrick’s Day • Sat. Mar. 16
Part of the Seniors Saturdays program. Featuring The Young Irish Dancers and folk singer Aleksi Campagne. 1:30-3:30pm. Freewill donation. St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 321 Empire, Greenfield Park. 450-672-0105

Classical duo • Sat. Mar. 23
Roland Arnassolon and Elias Axel-Pettersson play music by Mozart, Brahms and Ravel. 7:30. $12. Church of St. Columba by-the-Lake, 11 Rodney, Pointe Claire. 514-364-3027 stcolumba.ca

A Musical Sunday • Sun. Mar. 24
Concerto Della Donna’s benefit concert for St. Columba House’s after-school program. 3pm. $15, free for children under 10. Montreal West United Church, 88 Ballantyne N. 514-482-3210

LIBRARIES

Atwater Library
Fri. Mar. 15 •
Dr. Dana Hearne reads from the best of Irish poetry and fiction, accompanied by the music of Andriu MacGabhann and Patrick Hutchinson. 12:30pm
Thurs. Mar. 21 • David A. Wilson speaks on D’Arcy McGee. He will end his presentation by playing the Lament for the Death of the Hon. D’Arcy McGee, composed by James Stephens. 12:30pm
1200 Atwater. 514-935-7344 atwaterlibrary.ca

Jewish Public Library
Mon. Mar. 18 • Sayed Kashua presents his book Second Person Singular followed by an episode of his Israeli TV series Arab Labour in Hebrew with English subtitles. Free, registration required.
Wed. Mar. 20 • A Fiery Soul – The Life and Theatrical Times of John Hirsch with author Fraidie Martz 5:30pm. Free. Registration required, limited seating.
5151 Côte Ste. Catherine. 514-345-6416

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