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What’s Happening in November

Erratum: An earlier version of this listing carried an incorrect address for the flea market at St. Charles Parish Nov. 28 & 29. It takes place at 2115 Centre, Point St. Charles.

BAZAARS & FAIRS

Annual Tibetan Cultural Fair • Nov. 8 & 9
Sat. 10am-6pm & Sun. 10am-5pm. $5; $3 seniors. Notre Dame de la Salette Church, 3535 Parc (corner Milton)

Church of St. John the Baptist • Sat. Nov. 8
9:30am-2pm. Christmas Bazaar: baked goods, jams, jewellery, fine silver, china. 233 Ste. Claire Ave. Pointe-Claire. 514-697-1714

Westmount Artisans Festival • Sun. Nov. 9
10am-5pm. Blown glass, ceramics, woodwork, knits, textiles. Admission by donation of non-perishable food or $2. 4626 Sherbrooke St. W.

CSL exhibition & craft fair • Sun. Nov. 9
10am-5pm. Painted glass, woodwork, plants, jewellery. 8794 Parkhaven Ave., CSL

Kensington Presbyterian Church • Nov. 14 & 15
Fri. 7-9pm. Sat. 10am-2pm. Book sale. 6225 Godfrey in NDG. kfmein@bell.net

St. Thomas Moore-Annual Bazaar • Sat. Nov. 15
9am to 3pm. Fudge, home baking; Sat. Nov. 15 10am -12pm. Mini sale. 980 Moffat, Verdun. 514-768-4741

St. Jean Berchmans Church • Nov. 15 & 16
Sat. & Sun. 9am-5pm. Flea market. 5945 Cartier, Rosemont. 514-804-6973

Summerlea Bazaar & Book Sale • Sat. Nov. 15
9:00am-2pm. Homemade Tourtières. Summerlea United Church, 225 – 50th Ave., Lachine. 514-634-2651

St. Thomas Aquinas Ladies Auxiliary’s Christmas and Craft Fair • Sat. Nov. 15
10am-3pm. Baked goods & crafts donations accepted at Reid Hall. Proceeds to underprivileged children. 413 Main Rd. Hudson. murielbaggott@videotron.ca 450-458-5413

St. Gabriel’s Parish • Nov. 21 &22
Sat. & Sun. 9am-7pm. Flea market. 2157 Centre, Pointe St. Charles. 450-465-8047

Centre Greene • Sat. Nov. 22
10am–3:30pm. Treats & Treasures Crafts Sale with 30 artisans, raffle, & Empty Bowls Project. Free. 1090 Greene. centregreene.org 514-931-6202

St. Charles Parish • Nov. 28 & 29
Sat. & Sun. 9am-4pm. Flea market. 2115 Centre, Pointe St. Charles 514-932-5335

CLUBS

Riverside Ramblers • Tues. & Thurs.
10-11:30am. Walking Club for 50+ Dawson Community Centre, 666 Woodland Ave. Verdun. Free tryout! $15 annual DCC membership fee. info.riversideramblers@gmail.com. 514-767-9967 X 236

Montreal Zoological Society • Sun. Nov. 16 9am-5pm. One-day trip to Ecomuseum and Morgan Arboretum. Meet at Atwater Library, 1200 Atwater. 514-845-8317

LECTURE & BOOKS

Jewish Public Library • Mon. Nov. 10
7:30pm. Demonic to Divine: The Double Life of Shulamis Yelin. Book launch & multi-media talk by artist Gilah Yelin Hirsch, archivist Nancy Marrelli, Prof. Norma Joseph and Dr. Laurence Kirmayer. JPL, 5151 Côte Ste-Catherine Rd. $10/$15 non-members. Jewishpubliclibrary.org 514-345-6416

St. James Literary Society • Tues. Nov. 11
7:30pm. MP & former astronaut Marc Garneau speaks on Seeing Earth from Space. Faculty Club, 3450 McTavish St. • Tues. Nov. 18 7pm. Dr. Manuel Borod speaks on Bill 52 and role of Palliative care. Segal Centre, 5170 Côte Ste. Catherine Rd. Annual membership $75; friend $40 (5 lectures) stjamesliterarysociety.com
514-484-0146

Council on Palliative Care Workshops • Wed. Nov. 12
6-8pm: An End of a Life Choice & film “Dying Wish” with Sue Britton RN * Sun. Nov. 19 6-8pm: Death Café with Kit Racette BSc. Free. plus refreshments. Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom, 4100 Sherbrooke W. Enter 395 Elm fmpa202@aol.com council-on-palliative-care.org

Grail Books Talks • Wed. Nov. 12
7:30pm. Deborah S. Landers on The Search for True Happiness. $10. • Sat. Nov. 15 7:30pm. Deborah S. Landers & Hélène Lachance on True Justice. Free. Grail Books Canada, 7537 St-Hubert. 514-419-4771 or 877-672-3077

J.I. Segal Awards Gala at JPL • Wed. Nov. 12
7:30 pm. Honouring creative work on Jewish themes. Free. Champagne reception at 7 pm. 5151 Côte Ste-Catherine Rd. jewishpubliclibrary.org 514-345-6416

Atwater Library Lunchtime Series • Thurs. Nov.13
12:30pm. Bryan Demchinsky and Elaine Kalman Naves discuss great Quebec English-language writers of the past. 1200 Atwater 514-933-7344

Canadian Friends of Rabbis For Human Rights • Sun. Nov 16
7pm. Rabbi Arik Ascherman on A Rabbinic View of Human Rights Issues in Israel. Suggested donation $10. Gelber Centre, 5151 Côte-Ste-Catherine Rd. friendsrhrmtl@gmail.com 514-489-5651

West Island Women’s Centre • Tues. Nov. 18
1-3pm. The Caregiver’s Toolkit led by Alzheimer Groupe’s Meghan Williams. Free. St. Columba-by-the-Lake Church, 11 Rodney Avenue,
Pointe-Claire. wiwc@qc.aibn.com. 514-695-8529

Helvetia Seniors Club • Wed. Nov. 19
11am-2pm. Glenn Marcotte on Quebec Health and Social Services Network. Monkland Grill, 6151 Monkland Ave. 450-687-5256

EVENTS

Krishnamurti Centre • Sat. Nov. 8
2-4pm. Video & discussion on creativity, action, reincarnation. $5. Atwater Library, 2nd fl, 1200 Atwater Ave. krishnamurtimontreal.org
514-937-8869

Lakeshore Players in Sabrina Fair • Nov. 12-15
8pm & Nov 15 2pm. Community theatre’s 50th Anniversary season. $26; $22 seniors. Louise Chalmers Theatre, 501 St-Jean Blvd., Pointe-Claire. lakeshoreplayersdorval.com 514 631-8718

Yellow Door Readings • Thurs. Nov. 13
7:30pm. Poetry, prose & music, host: Ilona Martonfi. $6 at door. Yellow Door, 3625 Aylmer (between Pine & Prince Arthur) yellowdoor.org 514-845-2600

West Island Women’s Centre Silent Auction Wine & Cheese • Fri. Nov. 14
7-10 pm. CHOM’s Sharon Hyland hosts. $10 advance; $15 at door. Cash bar. Free yummies. St. Columba-by-the-Lake Church, 11 Rodney Avenue, Pointe-Claire (Enter Vincennes Ave.) wiwc.ca wiwc@qc.aibn.com 514-695-8529

Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom • Sun. Nov. 16
10:30am. Workshop on Intentional Grandparenting: Jewish Traditions and Values with Psychiatrist Marion Usher Ph.D of George Washington U. $5/$10 non-members. Temple Emanu-El-Beth-Sholom, 4100 Sherbrooke St. W. RSVP to Rosie@templemontreal.ca. 514-937-3575 X 213.

Play on Elder Abuse • Sun. Nov. 16
2pm. Seniors Action Quebec Fundraiser. $10. Harold Greenspon Auditorium 5801 Cavendish Advance sales: 450-218-3227; 514-965-4918

Montreal Zoological Society • Tues. Nov. 18
7:30pm. Zofia Laubitz on My Adventures & Misadventures with MZS. Montreal Anglican Diocese, 1444 Union. 514-846-8317.

Westmount Historical Walking Tour • Thurs. Nov 20
10am. The Evolution of Victoria Ave. Free. Starts at Greene Ave. Entrance Westmount Square. Rain check for Nov. 27. 514-826-4493

MUSIC

Montreal Lakeshore University Women’s Club • Nov. 12
7:30pm. Montreal West Operatic Society concert to raise funds for women’s scholarships. 12001 De Salaberry, DDO. mluwc.fundraising@gmail.com mluwc.com

Professional Chamber Choirs • Sun. Nov. 16
3pm. Toronto’s Elmer Iseler Singers & Montreal’s VivaVoce sing Mendelssohn, Britten, Peter Togni. $35/$25 senior. Redpath Hall, 3461 McTavish Street. Box Office at 555 Sherbrooke St. W. Mon.-Fri. noon-6pm. mcgill.ca/music/events/concerts/ 514-398-4547

Stewart Hall Singers In Concert • Sat. Nov. 22
8 pm. Handel’s “Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day”, Mozart, & seasonal favourites. $20. Église Saint-Joachim, 2 Sainte-Anne, Pointe-Claire Village. 514-697-2952

Khoi-Khoi Rhyme du Monde & Montreal West Operatic Society • Sat. Nov. 29
7:30pm. Excerpts from Die Fledermaus (La chauve-souris) & Gilbert and Sullivan. Admission by donation to Zerf’s Water Well Project in Tanzania &/or non-perishable food to NDG Food Bank. Loyola Chapel (Concordia U), 7141 Sherbrooke St. W. Zerf Productions: 514-486-0924

Christ Church Beaurepaire Concerts *Kirkland Concert Band • Sat. Nov. 29
7pm. Seasonal music & refreshments. $15. Wassail. Fri. Dec. 5 7pm. Carol singing. Free. 455 Church St., Beaconsfield. 514-796-2204

Concerto Della Donna Final Concert • Sun. Nov. 30
4pm. Maestro Iwan Edwards directs women’s choir with all-female string quartet, Birds on a Wire. 50 musicians on stage. St. George’s Anglican Church, 1101 Stanley St. $20/$10 seniors 65+. concertodelladonna.ca. 514-892-1846

LEARNING

Concordia University Senior (55+) Non-Credit Programme. Audit undergraduate courses, no exams, low fees. Admission & orientation for January 2015 begin Nov. 3. 514-848-2424 X 3893

Atwater Library Financial Literacy Free. 1-3pm. Sponsored by l’Autorité des marchés financiers
Fri. Nov. 14 • The Informed Consumer: Online Research
Wed. Nov. 26 • Online Security and Banking
Register zile@atwaterlibrary.ca
514-935-7344 X206

SUPPORT GROUPS

Communicaid for Hearing Impaired Persons (CHIP) • Nov. 10
1:30–3:30pm. Relaxation workshop. Free with annual $15 membership. 7000 Sherbrooke St. West. Register on hearhear.org, bevhanck@hearhear.org 514-636-0755

Groupe des Aidants du Sud-Ouest offers support and mutual assistance for caregivers in Dorval, Lachine, Lasalle & Verdun. Free. groupedesaidantsdusudouest.org 514-564-3061

Chabad Lifeline, a non-sectarian recovery centre, for individuals and families affected by addictions. 4615 Côte Ste. Catherine, metro Côte Ste. Catherine. chabadlifeline.com 514-738-7700

Amiquebec Roundtable • Wed. Nov. 19
7-9pm. Psychiatrist Dr. David Bloom speaks on Medication & Treatments for Mental Illness. 6875 Decarie, #300 amiquebec.org. info@amiquebec.org 514-486-1448

Hope & Cope support for those affected by cancer • monthly every 2nd Wed.
7-8:30pm. JGH Hope & Cope Wellness Centre – Lou’s House, 4635 Côte Ste. Catherine Road (corner Lavoie) 514 340-8255

VOLUNTEER BOARD

• Chabad Lifeline seeks volunteers and receptionist in non-sectarian centre for individuals and families affected by addictions. 4615 Côte Ste. Catherine. 514-738-7700

• MAB-Mackay Centre seeks volunteers to drive visually impaired clients to their appointments at the Centre. rhindi@ssss.gouv.qc.ca 514-488-5552 ext 1324

• Option consommateurs seeks bilingual volunteers for office work. 514-598-7288 ext 239. hpenso@option-consommateurs.org

• Tyndale St-Georges Community Centre seeks help Thursdays at 9am with seniors’ activity development, coordination, and animation. cristinaflores@tyndalestgeorges.com. 514-931-6265 ext 31

• Cummings Centre seeks helpers to serve in the cafeteria, greet people and assist with trays. marcie.scheim@cummingscentre.org. 514-342-1234 ext 3111

• Sun Youth Organization seeks a volunteer physiotherapist to assess individual needs and provide treatment programs for athletes in its basketball program. bvt@sunyouthorg.com. 514-842-6822 ext 270

• Concordia University Centre for the Arts in Human Development seeks volunteers to assist adults with developmental disabilities on Mondays, Wednesdays and/or Fridays. poppy.baktis@concordia.ca 514-848-8616

• Éco-quartier NDG seeks volunteer graphic designer to create promotional material for environmental responsibility. benevoles.econdg@gmail.com

• Meals-on-Wheels seeks volunteers from Ville Saint-Laurent with valid driver’s license and their own vehicle to help seniors by serving as cooks, drivers and servers. 514-747-1411

• Boys & Girls Club of LaSalle seeks assistance in the after-school program for children 6-17: free gym, snack, & homework help from 4 to 6 pm. volunteers@bgclasalle.com 514-364-4661 ext 227

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