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Friday, August 12:

Ribfest

3 full days of ribs, live music and entertainment to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Island. Admission is FREE but there is a cost for food and refreshments. The event is pet free. Unfortunately no pets are allowed.

Where: Pierrefonds Borough Hall, 13665 Pierrefonds Blvd., Pierrefonds

Time: 11am to 9pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: Admission is FREE but there is a cost for food and refreshments.

Additional Info: http://www.montrealribfest.com/details/

Expo for Kids : Free like the air

Robert Trépanier is a painter and a professional kite flyer whose passion for kites dates back to his childhood. Today, his artworks stimulate the imagination, use the element of surprise and continue to make us dream. Sometimes funny, sometimes serious, the kites embody the artist’s concerns with respect to environmental issues. In addition to participating in several festivals and international exhibitions, Robert Trépanier also offers cultural mediation activities which allow young people to develop their creativity and to be more environmentally conscious through the arts.

Daily from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (open until 9 p.m. on Wednesdays and open at 9:30 a.m. on Saturdays)
Please call to confirm opening hours.

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

Time: 1pm to 5pm

Cost: Free

Additional Info: http://www.pointe-claire.ca

TD Summer Reading Club Drum Party

Learn how to play an African djembe drum and beat out some wild rhythms at the TD Summer Reading Club closing party. There will be prizes, reading certificates, treats and more. Weather permitting, the party will take place outdoors.

Space is limited. Advance registration is required.

Where: Dorval Library, 1401 Lakeshore Rd., Dorval

Time: 2pm to 3:30pm

Ages: 5 to 12yrs old

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

Additional Info: http://biblioweb.ville.dorval.qc.ca/iguana/www.main.cls

Lego Imagine Nation Tour

The first ever LEGO® Imagine Nation Tour is traveling across Canada this summer and will be in Montreal for a 3-day experience. The brick building extravaganza is filled with 13 pavilions of interactive digital experiences, hands-on building activities and over 20 stunning life sized LEGO models, offering something for the whole family.

Where: Palais des congrès de Montréal, 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle ,Montreal

Time: 4pm to 8pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: $28.50

Additional Info: http://legoimaginenationtour.com/events/montreal/

Cooking class- Spaghetti Gone Wild- Complimentary for Parent or Caregiver

Kids love spaghetti and today we’ll combine that love with some wacky culinary creativity. You’ll work with your youngster to create strange looking, but delicious Spaghetti Nests, and you’ll also prepare some homemade Marinara Sauce to serve with it.

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

Where: Provigo Le Marche Kirkland

Time: 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Ages: 2 to 5 yrs old

Cost: $9 per person

Additional Info: http://www.pccookingschool.ca/LCLOnline/

Cooking Class-Raise a Food Lover – Cultivate Your Family’s Love for Harvest’s Bounty

What is the secret to raising a food lover? Our PC Chef and in-store Dietitian combine forces to share their tips and techniques with you and your child. In this interactive, hands-on class, our Chef will show your family how cooking smart with proper techniques and healthier ingredients you can create delicious, nutritious, family-friendly dishes. Our Dietitian will cover the nutritional benefits of the featured foods, and provide practical advice on how you can introduce small changes to your family’s meal routines. Your family will leave the class with an excitement for new foods, plus the knowledge and skills to tackle meal-time with a love of food in mind. $15 dollars per person (Adult or child). Suitable for children 6 years old and over. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Where: Provigo Le Marche Pierrefonds

Time: 6pm to 8pm

Ages: 6 to 11yrs

Cost: $15 per person

Additional Info: http://www.pccookingschool.ca/LCLOnline/

 Firemen’s Day

Three days of celebration including a parade of emergency vehicles and fire trucks, an evening concert, fireworks and much more.
7:30 p.m. Orchestre Metropolitain concert

Where: Bellevue Park, 255 Bellevue St., Pincourt

Time: 7:30pm

Cost: Free Admission

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.villepincourt.qc.ca/en/event/60/firemens-day

Saturday, August 13:

Lego Imagine Nation Tour

The first ever LEGO® Imagine Nation Tour is traveling across Canada this summer and will be in Montreal for a 3-day experience. The brick building extravaganza is filled with 13 pavilions of interactive digital experiences, hands-on building activities and over 20 stunning life sized LEGO models, offering something for the whole family.

Where: Palais des congrès de Montréal, 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle ,Montreal

Time: 9am to 8pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: $28.50

Additional Info: http://legoimaginenationtour.com/events/montreal/

SAINTE-ANNE-DE-BELLEVUE FARMER’S MARKET

Farmers Market with over 30 food vendors plus artisans.

Where: Waterfront in Sainte-Annes- Rue Lalonde

Ages: All ages

Time: 9am to 2pm

Cost: Free admission

Additional Info.: http://bit.ly/1WAQa6s

Build a Skateboard Pencil Box

Kids will learn how to Build a Skateboard Pencil Box with easy to follow step-by-step instructions.

Where: Home Depot Locations

Time: 10am to 12pm

Cost: Free

Ages: 5 to 12yrs old

Additional Info: https://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/ideas-how-to/workshops.html

Storytime in the Park

The Reading Castle hits the road and brings storytime to various parks throughout Dollard-des-Ormeaux this summer. In case of rain, event is cancelled.

Where: Wilson Park, 98 Fredmir (at Manuel), D.D.O.

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages

Time: 10:30am to 11:15am

Additional Info: http://www.ville.ddo.qc.ca/en/default.asp?contentID=45

CINEPLEX FAMILY FAVORITES

This week they are showing: Norm of the North

Where: Cineplex Kirkland

Ages: Rated PG

Time: 11 am

Cost: $2.99

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

Ribfest

3 full days of ribs, live music and entertainment to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Island. Admission is FREE but there is a cost for food and refreshments. The event is pet free. Unfortunately no pets are allowed.

Where: Pierrefonds Borough Hall, 13665 Pierrefonds Blvd., Pierrefonds

Time: 11am to 9pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: Admission is FREE but there is a cost for food and refreshments.

Additional Info: http://www.montrealribfest.com/details/

Firemen’s Day

Three days of celebration including a parade of emergency vehicles and fire trucks, an evening concert, fireworks and much more.

11:45 am: Emergency vehicule parade
12:30 pm: Animation at Bellevue Park
6:45 pm: Dorian and the Sherwood show
8:15 pm: DJ Geneviève Borne
9:00 pm: Ocean Vibration – Patrick Bourgeois, Nadjà and more…(first part)
10:00 pm: Fireworks
11:30 pm: Ocean Vibration (second part)

Where: Bellevue Park, 255 Bellevue St., Pincourt

Time: 11:45am

Cost: Free Admission

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.villepincourt.qc.ca/en/event/60/firemens-day

International Balloon Festival of St. Jean sur Richelieu

Families are invited to attend the biggest gathering of hot air balloons in Canada, where they can enjoy activities, workshops and even hot air balloon rides at the festival site.

There is a special kids zone with face painting, a huge sandbox, fishing for number game, balloon booth and even a play area for toddlers.

There will be more than 50 inflatable structures and families can meet with hot air balloon pilots to learn more about this sport.

There will also be live music shows.

Doors open at 1:30 weekday afternoons and at noon on weekends.

Where: International Balloon Festival Site, 5 ch. de l’Aeroport, St. Jean sur Richelieu

Time: 12pm

Cost: See website for full details

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: https://www.ballooncanada.com/

Expo for Kids : Free like the air

Robert Trépanier is a painter and a professional kite flyer whose passion for kites dates back to his childhood. Today, his artworks stimulate the imagination, use the element of surprise and continue to make us dream. Sometimes funny, sometimes serious, the kites embody the artist’s concerns with respect to environmental issues. In addition to participating in several festivals and international exhibitions, Robert Trépanier also offers cultural mediation activities which allow young people to develop their creativity and to be more environmentally conscious through the arts.

Daily from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (open until 9 p.m. on Wednesdays and open at 9:30 a.m. on Saturdays)
Please call to confirm opening hours.

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

Time: 1pm to 5pm

Cost: Free

Additional Info: http://www.pointe-claire.ca

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

Sunday, August 14:

Lego Imagine Nation Tour

The first ever LEGO® Imagine Nation Tour is traveling across Canada this summer and will be in Montreal for a 3-day experience. The brick building extravaganza is filled with 13 pavilions of interactive digital experiences, hands-on building activities and over 20 stunning life sized LEGO models, offering something for the whole family.

Where: Palais des congrès de Montréal, 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle ,Montreal

Time: 9am to 8pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: $28.50

Additional Info: http://legoimaginenationtour.com/events/montreal/

 

Ribfest

3 full days of ribs, live music and entertainment to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Island. Admission is FREE but there is a cost for food and refreshments. The event is pet free. Unfortunately no pets are allowed.

Where: Pierrefonds Borough Hall, 13665 Pierrefonds Blvd., Pierrefonds

Time: 11am to 7pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: Admission is FREE but there is a cost for food and refreshments.

Additional Info: http://www.montrealribfest.com/details/

International Balloon Festival of St. Jean sur Richelieu

Families are invited to attend the biggest gathering of hot air balloons in Canada, where they can enjoy activities, workshops and even hot air balloon rides at the festival site.

There is a special kids zone with face painting, a huge sandbox, fishing for number game, balloon booth and even a play area for toddlers.

There will be more than 50 inflatable structures and families can meet with hot air balloon pilots to learn more about this sport.

There will also be live music shows.

Doors open at 1:30 weekday afternoons and at noon on weekends.

Where: International Balloon Festival Site, 5 ch. de l’Aeroport, St. Jean sur Richelieu

Time: 12pm

Cost: See website for full details

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: https://www.ballooncanada.com/

 Expo for Kids : Free like the air

Robert Trépanier is a painter and a professional kite flyer whose passion for kites dates back to his childhood. Today, his artworks stimulate the imagination, use the element of surprise and continue to make us dream. Sometimes funny, sometimes serious, the kites embody the artist’s concerns with respect to environmental issues. In addition to participating in several festivals and international exhibitions, Robert Trépanier also offers cultural mediation activities which allow young people to develop their creativity and to be more environmentally conscious through the arts.

Daily from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (open until 9 p.m. on Wednesdays and open at 9:30 a.m. on Saturdays)
Please call to confirm opening hours.

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

Time: 1pm to 5pm

Cost: Free

Additional Info: http://www.pointe-claire.ca