Saturday, April 9:

Spring into wellness

The West Island Cancer Wellness Centre is hosting a SPRING INTO WELLNESS FAIR .  FREE and open to the public with tons of speakers and workshops as well. All you want to know about Health & Wellness.

Where: Holiday Inn & Suites Pointe-Claire, 6700 route Transcanadienne, Pte Claire

Ages: All ages

Time: 9am to 5pm

Cost: Free

Additional Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/563026217187111/

 

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

 

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

 

PETES Spring Fair

PETES is holding its annual spring craft fair on Saturday Apring 9th. Over 50 tables projected, with a variety of local artisans, and vendors. This year there will be three sections:
Artisan Alley — All your local Artisans in once place
Vendor Court — All your Fav vendors in one area
Kids Corner — Activities and events just for kids

Where: Pierre Elliott Trudeau Elementary School, 490 Bourget , Dorion-Vaudreuil

Ages: All ages

Time:  10am to 3pm

Cost: FREE admission. Cost for food and refreshments

Additional Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1198966986781215/

 

Build a butterfly house at Home Depot

Kids will learn how to build a butterfly house with easy to follow step-by-step instructions.Where: Pine Beach Citizens Association, 1510 Herron Rd., Dorval

Ages: 5-12

Time: 10:00am

Cost: Free

Additional Info: http://bit.ly/1YE76HM

 

Parents and Kids Fair Montreal

Canada’s biggest consumer fair for families. The most anticipated event of the year for parents and expectant parents. The biggest showcase for early childhood specialty products and services. For families with kids ages 0 to 6. Changing/feeding room, fashion shows, live performances and conferences. Contests and entertainment.

Where: Place Bonaventure, 800 De La Gauchetiere Ouest, Montreal

Ages: 0-6yrs old

Time: 10am to 7pm

Cost: Adults $14, Students $11, 12 and under Free

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

 

CINEPLEX FAMILY FAVORITES

This week they are showing Alvin and the Chipmunks

Where: Cineplex Kirkland

Ages: Rated PG

Time: 11 am

Cost: $2.99

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

 

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

 

 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

 

History of Toys- Musee de Lachine

Discover how toys and games have evolved over hundreds of years though a guided tour of Maison Le Ber-Le Moyne where families can see and try out different games like cups and balls, dolls, spinning tops and more.

Where: Musee de Lachine, 1 ch. du Musee, Lachine

Ages: 8yrs and up

Time: 2pm to 3pm

Cost:  FREE. Registration required

Additional Info: http://bit.ly/236HrNC

Sunday, April 3:

 

Parents and Kids Fair Montreal

Canada’s biggest consumer fair for families. The most anticipated event of the year for parents and expectant parents. The biggest showcase for early childhood specialty products and services. For families with kids ages 0 to 6. Changing/feeding room, fashion shows, live performances and conferences. Contests and entertainment.

Where: Place Bonaventure, 800 De La Gauchetiere Ouest, Montreal

Ages: 0-6yrs old

Time: 10am to 7pm

Cost: Adults $14, Students $11, 12 and under Free

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

 

Sugaring off at the Morgan Arboretum

Celebrate the return of springtime in our sugar maple grove, one of the few remaining on the Island of Montreal. Enjoy a wagon ride to our sugar house and learn how syrup is made in the traditional way: on a wood fire, from sap collected in buckets.German sausages, hotdogs, drinks and taffy on the snow will be sold at a nominal charge.This is, for the most part, an outdoor event. No reservations required. First come, first served.

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

Ages: All ages

Time: 12pm to 3:30pm

Cost: Free admission for members. Entrance fees for visitors: Child $3, Adult $6, Senior & Student $4, Family $15

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

 

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

 

Puppet show- Le Jardin Babel 

For Babel, today, everything is upside down. In his garden, sheep graze the clouds and rabbits grow like carrots. This puppet show is filled with songs and characters challenges the conventional ideas about our world.

Where: Guy-Descary Cultural Centre, 2901 St. Joseph Blvd., Lachine

Ages: 4yrs old to 8yrs old

Time: 1:30pm

Cost: $8.50. Reservations required

Additional Info: http://www.accesculture.com/