Saturday, April 16:

Beaconsfield Library – Bibliorama Book Sale

A great selection of books, DVDs, CDs and magazines. Children’s books and magazines at 2 for 1$. Everything else at 1$/item.
Please note that our Community Garage Sale will take place at the Beaconsfield Recreation Center.
Where: Beaconsfield Library – Discovery Room, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd. (Entrance in the parking lot, located at the back of the building)
Ages: All ages
Time: 8:30am- 1pm
Cost: Free admission. Items for sale at 1$ or less
Additional Info: http://bit.ly/25XO9Ew

Saturday Storytime and fun Family Games

An animated storytime for parents and young children, featuring books about nature. After the story, enjoy games in the gym. Today’s book is Douze oiseaux. Stories are presented in French but english books are also available to read with your family.

Where: Harfang-des-Neiges School, 9506 Gouin Blvd. W., Pierrefonds-Roxboro

Ages: 6 to 12yrs old

Time: 9:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.

Cost: FREE. Registration required

Additional Info: http://bit.ly/1qqBp9b

Cooking Class: Sensational Spring Flowers

In this delightful class you and your youngster will have a blast expressing your creativity, as you team up to create beautiful and delicious flower-themed dishes. Your culinary garden will include a bouquet of cream cheese-filled Tulip Tomatoes and some sweet, chocolatey Flower Pretzel Bites.

Please be advised that our Cooking Schools are not allergy-free zones.

Where: Provigo le marche Vaudreuil-Dorion

Ages: 2-5

Time: 10:00am to 11:00am

Cost: $9 per person

Additional Info.: http://bit.ly/1QZTxfm

SAINTE-ANNE-DE-BELLEVUE FARMER’S MARKET

The Farmers Market is always exciting with 30 food vendors plus artisans.

Where: St-Georges Church (Corner Rue St-Georges and Rue Perrault)

Ages: All ages

Time: 10 am to 1 pm

Cost: Free admission

Additional Info.: http://tinyurl.com/h6wn7ow

 

Walk for Wildlife: Birds Galore at the Arboretum

Learn about the new Wild Family Nature Club program and how you can start up your own club and receive a free Canadian Wildlife Federation backpack full of activity cards and gear. Bring a picnic lunch and explore more on your own afterwards. Registration required.

Where: Morgan Arboretum, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, 150 Pines Rd., Ste. Anne de Bellevue

Ages: All ages

Time:  10am to 12pm

Cost: Adults $6, students/seniors $4, children ages 4-14 $3, families $15

Additional Info: http://cwf.tiged.org/wfnc/calendar/event/32833

 

Mucho Burrito Grand Opening

Mucho Burrito has planned a fun-filled day of activities. Guests can look forward to great entertainment and prize giveaways.They will have face painting, a LIVE mariachi band and a small petting zoo. They will also be palying hot Spanish and Latin tunes! They will have all-day ‘$5 Burrito’ grand opening special.

Where: 22800 Chemin Dumberry , Vaudreuil-Dorion

Ages: All ages

Time: 11am-4pm- Resto is open from 10am to 10pm

Cost: Prices vary for food items

Additional Info: https://www.facebook.com/Mucho-Burrito-1483932381936634/?fref=ts

SATURDAY MORNING STORYTIME

This parent-child activity introduces youngsters to the joys of reading. Fun and simple stories, with rhymes and songs, followed by a coloring activity. No registration required. First come first served! Psst…It’s free!

Where: Kirkland Library

Ages: 2 to 5

Time: 11 am to 11:45 am

Cost: Free

Additional Info.: http://bit.ly/1PUkTne

CINEPLEX FAMILY FAVORITES

This week they are showing Rio

Where: Cineplex Kirkland

Ages: Rated PG

Time: 11 am

Cost: $2.99

Additional Info.: http://bit.ly/1F3yiF6

 EXHIBITION FOR YOUTH: LES IMPATIENTS

This exhibition is an immersion into places of relaxation created in their workshop by Les Impatients. Drawing inspiration from Japanese Zen gardens, participants shaped their miniature landscapes in three dimensions. Photos of these maquettes reveal wonderfully poetic and enigmatic spaces. One minute we are by the sea, the next in an abstract and colourful universe. Les Impatients, founded in 1992, is an organization that supports people with mental health problems through artistic expression. The organization offers art workshops and encourages exchanges with the community by showcasing works created by participants.

Where: Pointe-Claire Cultural Centre, 176 Lakeshore Rd.

Ages: All ages

Time: 1 pm to 5 pm

Cost: Free

Additional Info.: http://www.pointe-claire.ca/en/all-events/details/1503-pauses.html

 

Westisland Art Hive

The West Island Art Hive is a community art studio that offers to the public an opportunity to create, connect and collaborate. It is a non-profit program that provides space and art supplies for people of all ages to come together and express themselves in various forms of art.It is NOT an art-course and no instruction will be offered. It is instead an opportunity for children, teens, parents, grandparents, individuals and groups to spend the afternoon creating together, letting their imagination run free, in a welcoming environment that fosters community amongst artists of all ages and skill levels.

Where: Lakeside Heights Baptist Church,275 Braebrook, Pointe Claire

Ages: All Ages

Time: 1pm to 4pm

Cost: Free

Additional Info: http://www.lakesideheights.org/west-island-art-hive/

 

Family afternoon Tea

To celebrate its 30th anniversary, the Family Life Centre is hosting a FREE Afternoon Tea and silent auction. Bring your kids and grandparents to enjoy tea in fancy cups and saucers, little sandwiches, cookies and squares, all FREE. Reservations required by April 14.

Where: Cedar Park United Church, 204 Lakeview, Pointe-Claire

Ages: All ages

Time: 3pm

Cost: Free

Additional Info: http://www.familylifecentre.ca/

514-630-7794
Contact name: Elizabeth

 

Clay Peeps Workshop 4CATS West Island

These little clay cuties are a fun way to brighten your day. Make up to five clay chicks to take home.

Where: 4cats West island- 2748 BLVD. ST-CHARLES, KIRKLAND

Ages: 5yrs old to 8yrs old

Time: 3:30-5:00pm

Cost: $25. Registration required

Additional Info: http://www.4cats.com/westisland/classes/workshops/

 

PARENTS NIGHT OUT

Need a night out without the kids? Drop them off at My Gym and enjoy a quiet evening while your kids are having fun.

Where: My Gym West Island, 2355-D TransCanada, Pointe-Claire

Ages: 3-10

Time: 6:15 pm to 10:15 pm

Cost: $25 per child, $21.25 for siblings

Additional Info.: 514-695-7562

 

Reptiles and Amphibians of the Morgan Arboretum

The amphibians and reptiles constitute some of the oldest, most bizarre, and often most misunderstood animals found at the Arboretum, but they are among the coolest! Join Arboretum naturalist Chris Cloutier for an introduction to the interesting world of these sometimes slimy, sometimes scaly, yet always fascinating creatures.

Where: Morgan Arboretum, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, 150 Pines Rd., Ste. Anne de Bellevue

Ages: All ages

Time: 7:30-9:00pm

Cost: Members: Adults: $5 / Children: Free admission OR Non-members: Adults: $10 / Children: $7

Additional Info: http://www.morganarboretum.org/upcoming-events.html

 

Sunday, April 3:

Beaconsfield Library – Bibliorama Book Sale

A great selection of books, DVDs, CDs and magazines. Children’s books and magazines at 2 for 1$. Everything else at 1$/item.
Please note that our Community Garage Sale will take place at the Beaconsfield Recreation Center.
Where: Beaconsfield Library – Discovery Room, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd. (Entrance in the parking lot, located at the back of the building)
Ages: All ages
Time: 1pm to 5pm
Cost: Free admission. Items for sale at 1$ or less
Additional Info: http://bit.ly/25XO9Ew

EXHIBITION FOR YOUTH: LES IMPATIENTS

This exhibition is an immersion into places of relaxation created in their workshop by Les Impatients. Drawing inspiration from Japanese Zen gardens, participants shaped their miniature landscapes in three dimensions. Photos of these maquettes reveal wonderfully poetic and enigmatic spaces. One minute we are by the sea, the next in an abstract and colourful universe. Les Impatients, founded in 1992, is an organization that supports people with mental health problems through artistic expression. The organization offers art workshops and encourages exchanges with the community by showcasing works created by participants.

Where: Pointe-Claire Cultural Centre, 176 Lakeshore Rd.

Ages: All ages

Time: 1 pm to 5 pm

Cost: Free

Additional Info.: http://www.pointe-claire.ca/en/all-events/details/1503-pauses.html

 

Science Workshop: Types Of Energy

Learn about the different forms of energy: hydraulic, kinetic, wind, chemical, mechanical, solar, and electrical. Space is limited. Advance registration is required.

Where: Dorval Library, 1401 Lakeshore Rd.,Dorval

Ages: 7 to 12

Time: 1:30pm

Cost: FREE for library members, $3 for non-members. Registration required

Additional Info: http://bit.ly/1MsmHs8

 

Puppet Theatre- The Little red Hairy man

In the days when princes and princesses lived in castles, three brothers went out into the world to seek their fortune.

Two performers present this musical tale filled with adventures using hand puppets straight out of the Middle Ages. The songs and music, played on early musical instruments such as the crumhorn, lute, lyre, recorder and hurdy-gurdy, transport children into an enchanting story world. As well as listening to the story, children are invited to participate by dancing and singing.

Where: Pointe-Claire Cultural Centre, Stewart Hall, 176 Lakeshore Rd., Pointe-Claire

Ages: 4 and up

Time: 3pm

Cost: FREE, passes required

Additional Info: http://www.pointe-claire.ca/tous-les-evenements/details/1494-the-little-red-hairy-man.html