What's Happening

What’s Happening in Montreal in May

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The award-winning Lyric Singers will burst into song at Oscar Peterson Concert Hall, June 13-15, delivering music by George Gershwin, songs from Kismet, and selections from Anything Goes, Once on This Island, Cabaret, Titanic, The Book of Mormon and others. Reserve tickets at lyrictheatrecompany.com or 514-743-3382.

ART

Exhibit • ongoing
Works by Anne-Marie Whitehouse. Dorval Library, 1401 Lakeshore. 514-633-4000  dorvalartistes.org 

Annual exhibition • until May 30
Works by Women’s Art Studio of Montreal. Club Sportif MAA, 2070 Peel. 514-931-4550  hdeanne@gmail.com

Art exhibition • May 21-June 17
Paintings, sculptures by students of George Deligeorge. Vernissage May 20, 7:30pm-9pm. Côte St. Luc Aquatic Centre, 5794 Parkhaven.

BAZAARS AND SALES

Flea market • May 10-11
Fri. 9am-7pm, Sat. 9am-3pm. Marie Claret Church, 10660 Larose. 450-978-4033

Rummage and bake sale • Sat. May 11
To benefit St. Margaret’s Residence. 9am-3pm. 50 Hillside, Westmount.

Treasure, Book & Bake Sale • Sat. May 11
10am-2pm.  Montreal West Presbyterian Church, 160 Ballantyne N. 514-481-3783

Used book sale • Sat. May 11
10am-3:30pm. St. Antonin’s Church, 4915 Earnscliffe, Snowdon.

Miniatures exhibit • Sat. May 11
Display by scale-modelling club MAGMA. Sale of miniatures. Refreshments and door prizes. Fundraiser for Auberge Transition. 1-4pm. Free. 6350 de Terrebonne, N.D.G.  514-486-4425

Book fair • May 30 to June 1
Fundraiser for the Lachine multi-resource centre. Thurs. 1-8pm, Fri. 10am-8pm, Sat. 9am-3pm. Peter Morin Arena, 1925 St. Antoine, Lachine. 514-634-3658

CLUBS AND GROUPS

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

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
514-938-4910 montrealurbanhikers.ca

Single Person’s Association
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EVENTS

Creative Social Centre classes • ongoing
Mahjong: beginner and intermediate. Thursdays, 1-3pm.
Jewelry-making: no experience necessary. Tuesdays 1-3pm.
Stone sculpture: beginner and advanced. Wednesdays 9:30-11:30am.
Drawing: all levels. Mondays 1-3pm.
5237 Clanranald. 514-488-0907  cscmtl.com

Organ Recital • Thurs. May 9
L
oren Carle plays works by Bach, Byrd, Frescobaldi and Messiaen showcasing St. Ansgars’ fine Karl Wilhelm mechanical-action organ and Carle’s own harpsichord. 6:30pm. Suggested donation: $15. St. Ansgar’s Church, 4020 Grand, N.D.G. 514-486-5404

Nude With Violin • May 10-13
A comedy by Noel Coward presented by Dramatis Personae. 8pm, matinees Sat. & Sun. 2pm. Suggested donation: $10. Lodge Room, Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W.  514-484-2016  theatrewestmount.com

The Laramie Project • May 10-11 & 15-18
John Abbott College’s theatre department, May 10-11 & 15-16, 8pm; May 17, noon and May 18, 2pm. Casgrain Studio, 21275 Lakeshore, Ste. Anne de Bellevue. 514-457-2447

Take Charge of Your Money • Tues. May 14
West Island Women’s Centre presents Lama Farran. What it takes to be a good money manager. 1-3pm. Free. St. Columba-by-the-Lake Church, 11 Rodney Avenue, Pointe Claire. 514-695-8529 wiwc@qc.aibn.com.

Great Gardening Weekend • May 24-26
Advice from landscaping professionals and the Botanical Garden’s horticulturists. Many activities. Montreal Botanical Garden, 4101 Sherbrooke E.  514-872-1400

Lakeshore Concert Band • Sat. May 25
2013: A Musical Odyssey featuring MSO French Horn soloist John Zirbel. $20, students and seniors $15. Oscar Peterson Hall, 7141 Sherbrooke W. 514-428-0292  

Caribbean dinner • Sat. June 1
Fine cuisine and island hospitality. $20, $12 children 6-12,  6- free. 6pm. St. Thomas’ Church, 6897 Somerled. 514-484-2750

On the Trail of a Family Secret • Wed. June 5
Monique Polak discusses the research that led her to write her book What World Is Left. $36. 7:30pm. Midtown Le Sporting Club Sanctuaire, 6105 du Boise. 514-484-0252

Burlington bus trip • Sat. June 8
Leaves 8:30am, returns 8pm.  $25. Reservation required. Scottish Centre of Montreal, 1610 Stephens, Verdun. 514-363-6713.

Zerf Productions • Sat. June 8
Zerf Productions, celebrating 25 years, presents a night of music and dance—Broadway, classical and gospel, under the direction of Diamond Jubilee recipient Wilhelmina Fredericks. Freewill donation to African water-well project and non-perishable food item for N.D.G. Food Depot. Loyola Chapel, 7141 Sherbrooke W. 7:30pm. 514-486-0924

LIBRARIES
Atwater Library
Thurs. May 23, 12:30pm
Alexander Reford speaks on Les Jardins de Métis/ Reford Gardens, founded by his great-grandmother and operated by a not-for-profit charitable corporation that he leads.

Thurs. May 30, 12:30pm
Nora Hague presents an illustrated discussion on 19th-century Montreal photographer William Notman. 1200 Atwater, Westmount.  514-935-7344

Jewish Public Library
Thurs. May 23, 8pm
An Evening in Honour of Sholem Aleichem Stories and songs in Yiddish and English. Refreshments. Members $5, non-members $10. 5151 Côte Ste. Catherine.  514-345-6416

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To have your event published in June, email us by May 20 with What’s Happening in the subject line. editor@theseniortimes.com

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