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June, 2007

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What’s Happening in June?

ART & EXHIBITS
Beaconsfield Library • till June 28
Sculptures by Bill Skorsky, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd. Info: (514) 428-4460
Canadian Centre for Architecture • exhibitions
• till Sept. 9: Fold, Stamp, Clip: exhibition on the radical architecture of little magazines and its impact on architecture in the 1960s & 70s.
• till Sept. 30: Lessons from Bernard Rudofsky, a retrospective on the famous architect, designer, & critic, 1920 Baile St. Info: (514) 939-7026
Point-à-Callière • till Oct 14
First Nations, French Royal Collections is on loan from Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, 350 Place Royale. Free admission. Info: (514) 872-7858
Maison Saint-Gabriel • till Dec. 21
An Iron in Time, hourly tours every afternoon except Mon. 2146 Place Dublin. Info: (514) 935-8136

BAZAARS
St. Paul’s Anglican Church • Sat. June 9
Garage & Bake Sale, 9am to 1pm, 377 44th Ave in Lachine, donations welcome weekday mornings. Info: (514) 634-1965
SPCA Montérégie • June 15 - 17
Book sale at Cynthia Coull Arena, 195 Empire St., Greenfield Park. Donations. Info: (450) 761-8858
St. Clement’s Church • June 23 & 30
Rummage Sale & White Elephant Table, June 23, 10am - 2pm. Book sale, June 30, 10am - 3pm,
4322 Wellington St. Info: (514) 769-5373

COMMUNITY EVENTS
Royal Canadian Legion • Sat. June 9
Pub Night, games & door prizes, Fish ‘N Chip Supper 7pm, Verdun Branch #4, 4538 Verdun Ave. $5. Info: (514) 769-2489
Urban Hikers Walking Club • Sat. June 9
Walk at 9:30am, corner Mont-Royal & Rivard Ave. Bring water & comfortable shoes. $2 donation.
Info: (514) 366-9108
Unitarian Church of Montreal • Sun. June 10
Celebratory walking tour, 12:45pm, corner of St. Nicholas & St. Sacrament, metro Place d’Armes. Info: (514) 485-9933
Tennis 13 • Sat. June 16
Core Basics’ fundraiser Stephie’s Journey Toward Healing, Pilates Mat-A-Thon, 9am - 3pm, 1013 Autoroute 13. Minimum donation: $50. Info: (514) 630-7818
Multi Menu • June 16 & 30
Cause 4 Paws’ adoption day, 12 - 4 pm, 9760 Gouin Blvd. W. $135 for a sterilized & healthy cat.
Info: (514) 684-4810
Botanical Garden • till June 15
Daily outdoor garden tours, 10am & 1:30pm; Chinese, Japanese, First Nations tours every Sat. & Sun., 4101 Sherbrooke E. Info: (514) 872-1400

LECTURES & READINGS
Canadian Centre for Architecture • Fri. June 8
Rem Koolhaas & Peter Eisnman: Urgence, with Phyllis Lambert. Two major international architects present issues of vital importance in contemporary practice, 10 am at CCA Baile Park, 1920 Baile St. Free. Info: (514) 939-7026
Atwater Library • Thurs. June 14
Reading of This is Our Road, This is Our Home by author Joan Edwards, 12:30pm at 1200 Atwater Ave. Free. Info: (514) 935-7344
Thomas More Institute • Tues. June 12
The Culture of Our Cities an interview with Linda Leith, 7pm, 3405 Atwater Ave. Info: (514) 935-9585
Jewish Public Library • Wed. June 13
Discussion on Stephanie Zweig’s Somewhere in Germany, 1:30pm at 5151 Côte-Ste- Catherine. $5 non-members. Info: (514) 345-2627

MUSIC & THEATRE
Unitarian Church • Sat. June 9
Spring concert, Carmina Choir & friends, 8pm, 5035 de Maisonneuve W. Suggested donation: $10.
Info: (514) 769-8083
Jewish Public Library • Sun. June 10
The Hebrew Theatre Workshop presents Mikveh by Hadar Galron, 2:30 & 7:30pm, 7141 Sherbrooke St. W. Info: (514) 345-2627 ext. 3017
Centennial Hall • Wed. June 13
French concert featuring Lisette Rufiange & Jean Vaillières, 9:30am, 288 Beaconsfield Blvd. Free. Info: (514) 428-4476
Oscar Peterson Hall • June 14 - 16
Broadway Celebration! Musical theatre favourites with Lyric Singers, June 14 & 15, 8pm; June 16, 2 pm & 8pm at 7141 Sherbrooke W. Info: (514) 848-4848
The Leanor and Alvin Segal Theatre • till June 28
Those Were The Days in Yiddish with English & French supertitles, 5170 Côte-Ste-Catherine Rd.
Info: (514) 739-7944
St. James United Church • Tuesday Recitals
• June 12: Suzanne Ozorak (Organ; Piano) & Angelica Tombs (French Horn);
• June 19: Jonathan Oldengarm; June 26: Kurt-Ludwig Forg (Germany);
• July 3: Giancarlo Scalia, (Piano) Concerts are 12:30pm at 463 Ste. Catherine W. Free.
Info: (514) 288-9245 or (514) 739-8696

Features

Stardom beckons for 13-year-old jazz singer by Irwin Block

Generations - building a strong foundation by Trina Ann Pion

Not just for grandparents by Kristine Berey

Sun Youth bike patrol gets ready to roll through the summer by Nicolas Carpentier

Fit at any age by Emily Wilkinson

Byron’s picks for 17th Fringe, on till June 17 by Byron Toben

Business as usual at Wilensky’s 75th anniversary by Trina Ann Pion

Next year in Victoriaville by Barbara Moser

Flora and Fauna notes for June