What’s Happening in October and November 2014

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NDG/Mtl. West Volunteer Fair • Fri. Oct. 17

10am-2pm. Mackay site, 3500 Decarie. 514-484-7878 X 3146

St. Ignatius of Loyola Church • Oct. 18-19 Sat.10am-4pm & Sun. 10am-3pm.

Proceeds to NDG Food Depot & Church Organ Fund. 4455 West Broadway, NDG 514-482-5775/514-831-7716

Anglican Church of Resurrection • Sat. Oct. 18

9:30am-2:30pm. Garage Sale & Rent-A-Table. 99 Mount Pleasant, Pointe-Claire. 514-697-1229

St Thomas’ Anglican Church • Sat. Nov. 1

9am–2:30pm. Baked goods, jams, books, knitting. Lunch available. 6897 Somerled at Rosedale. 514-484-2750

Polish Bazaar • Sat. & Sun. Nov. 1-2

9am-5pm. Polish dishes & desserts. Amber and handmade jewellery, folk art, books, cosmetics. Proceeds to Relief Committee for Children & Seniors with Disabilities. St-Antonin Church, 5361 Snowdon. 514 489-6010; 514 983-7353

St. Mary’s Hospital Center • Thurs. Nov. 6

9:30am-4pm. Auxiliary’s Jingle Bell Fair: jewellery, handicrafts, chance table, chinese raffle. Lunch at 11am. St. Mary’s Hospital Auditorium (B-309), 3830 Lacombe. 514-345-3511 X 3247

Church of St. John the Baptist • Sat. Nov. 8

9:30am-2pm. Baking, preserves, gift baskets, jewellery, antiques, xmas decorations & handicrafts. 233 Ste. Claire, Pointe-Claire. 514-697-1714


Women’s Canadian Club of Montreal • Mon. Oct. 20 12:30pm.

U. of Ottawa’s, Stéphane Lévesque, Director, Virtual Historian Laboratory, speaks on Thinking Critically About History. $10/ lecture or $45 membership for 7 lectures. Unitarian Church, 5035 de Maisonneuve W. 514-932-4005

St. James Literary Society • Oct. 21 7pm.

Prof. Angela Ford-Rosenthal of Concordia U. on ‘Grafitti: is it art or crime?’

Tues. Oct. 28 • 7pm.

JGH ER specialist Dr. Willis Grad on 5,000 Shades of Grey about uncertainties in everyday medical practice.

Tues. Nov. 4 •7pm.

Dr. Gillian Bartlett speaks on The good, the bad & the ugly of our healthcare system. $12/lecture. Membership: $75 for 12 lectures or friends: $40/5 lectures. Church of St. James the Apostle, 1439 St. Catherine W.

Breast Friends 10th Anniversary • Tues. Oct. 21

7pm. JGH oncologist Dr. Victor Cohen presents Beating the Odds: Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer. JGH Hope & Cope Wellness Centre/Lou’s House, 4635 Côte Ste. Catherine Rd. Reserve: 514-340-3616

Goodman Cancer Research Forum • Tues. Oct. 21

6:30-8:30pm. From Bench to Bedside. McIntyre Bldg., 1200 Pine Ave. 6th fl. theatre. Free. Register 514-398-4970

Jewish Public Library • Thurs. Oct. 23

7:30pm. Novelist and publisher Dr. Raphael Seligmann speaks on Contemporary German Jewry – Society and Values. $10 members/$15. Vin d’honneur provided by the Consulate of Germany. 5151 Côte Ste-Catherine Rd. jewishpubliclibrary.org 514-345-6416


Atwater Library Financial Literacy
Free. 1- 3pm. Sponsored by l’Autorité des marchés financiers.

Wed., Oct. 8: Socially Responsible Investing
Fri., Oct.17: Online Security and Banking
Wed., Oct. 29: Funeral Planning
Register: atwater.ca, 514-935-7344 x 206

South Shore Lifelong Learning

10-week study groups in science, film, finance, arts, history.
Mon. Oct. 20 10am. 8-wk music study group. $35. Adult senior study group led by volunteers. 81 Green St., Saint Lambert. 450-550-8002

Greene Centre • Sat. Oct. 25

3pm. The Way of the Buddha and Krishna. Free. 1090 Greene Ave.Westmount. 514-845-8325

Holocaust Education Series • Oct. 29 – Nov. 4

Lectures, films & events in various venues. With experts and survivors. Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre, 5151 Côte-Ste-Catherine Rd. 514 345-2605 x 3026

PACE or One Day @ McGill

Sessions on personal, cultural and social topics. Pace.scs2@mcgill.ca or call weekdays: 514-398-5212

Social Painting with Debrah Gilmour

Materials supplied. No experience necessary. debgilmour@yahoo.ca 514 488-4585


Auberge Shalom Campaign • until Oct. 15

Wear a purple ribbon as a symbol of commitment to end conjugal violence. Campaign marks 25th anniversary of shelter for women and children. 514-485-4783

West Island Women Shiatsu • Tues. Oct. 14 1-3pm.

With Salma Ahmad, acupressure, shiatsu, & massage therapist. Free seminar. St. Columba-by-the-Lake Church, 11 Rodney, Pte. Claire. Register wiwc@qc.aibn.com 514-695-8529

Westmount historical walking tour • Thurs. Oct 16 10am.

The Priests and Nuns of Sherbrooke St. Free. Meet at Greene Ave. entrance Westmount Square. 514-826-4493

Dorval Art-Expo • Oct. 16-26 Thurs. Oct. 16, 7pm.

Vernissage. 300 artists. Some proceeds to West Island Community Shares, Dorval Cultural Centre, 1401 Bord-du-lac, Dorval. 514-636-9927

Annual Boîte de Noël • Oct. 16-19

Juried show of 50 artisans.Royal St. Lawrence Yacht Club, 1350 Lakeshore Dr. Dorval, Free parking, door prizes, tea room. $2. boitedenoel@gmail.com

Orchidfête 2014 • Sat. & Sun. Oct. 18 &19

Juried International Orchid Show. Buy plants and get advice. $10/$8 for 65+. $2 rebate coupon on ecosorchids.ca. Free parking at CEGEP André Laurendeau, 1111 Lapierre, LaSalle. Call for times: 514-366-1241

The Energy Of Emptiness • Sat. Oct. 18 2-4pm.

Video screening by the Krishnamurti Information Centre of Mtl. $5. Atwater Library, 1200 Atwater. 514-937-8869

JPL’s 100th Birthday Party! • Sun. Oct. 19 11am-2pm.

Fun activities, concert and dance show plus giant birthday cake at 1pm.Cavendish Mall, 5800 Cavendish Blvd. CSL. 514-345-2627 X 3033, 514-624-5005 X 233

Visual Arts Centre• Tues. Oct. 21

7:30pm. Evening of Poetry & Prose & Music hosted by Ilona Martonfi. $6. 350 Victoria, Westmount 514-939-4173

Beethoven’s Opera Fidelio • Sat. Oct. 25

7pm. Semi-staged opera with Johanne Patry, Nils Brown, Alain Major. Suggested donation $18. Loyola Chapel 7141 Sherbrooke St. 514-843-7713

Creative Social Art Sale • Oct. 26-27

Sun.1-4pm/ Mon. 10am-1pm. Refreshments. 5237 Clanranald Ave. 514-488-0907

Beth Zion Congregation • Oct. 29 7:30pm.

Wed. Beryl Wajsman, contending for Mt. Royal Conservative nomination, speaks on Federal Election 2015 – Stark Choices. Free. Refreshments. 5740 Hudson Ave in CSL. 514-489-8411 X 24

Health Promotion Fair • Nov. 1

9am-4pm. Margaret Trudeau is keynote speaker at event promoting awareness & access to English-language health & social community services. Free entrance & parking. Centre socioculturel de Brossard. 7905 San Francisco. 514-917-9207


Norwegian Church & Cultural Centre • Oct. 10 & 11

Fri. 10am-4pm/6-8pm; Sat. 10am-6:45pm. Doorway To Norway: art, music and food. Sat. 7pm. Bergen Youth Chamber Orchestra. Free. 5065 Sherbrooke St, Lachine. 514-483-2980

Cantorial Magic • Sun. Oct. 12

7:30pm. In memory of Cantor Hyman Gisser. Cantors David Guber with Shlomo Guber & accompanist Cantor Daniel Gildar. $20/$50 reserved seating & reception. Congregation Beth-El, 1000 Lucerne, TMR. 514-738-4766

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