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Friday, December 9:

CBC Montreal Live

Join CBC Montreal live from Fairview Pointe Claire for a day of music, stories and giving — all in support of West Island Community Shares.

Where: Fairview Pointe-Claire

Time: 11:00am to 7:00pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://bit.ly/2h5NUna

 Join the Xmas Ride

See model trains, Christmas trees decorated by children, enjoy some sweets and listen to holiday stories.

Where: Dorval Museum of Local History & Heritage, 1850 Lakeshore Dr.,Dorval

Time: 1pm to 4:30pm

Cost: Free admission

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://ville.dorval.qc.ca/leisure

 Tales N’ Tunes

Discover the magic of words and reading through stories, songs and crafts. Library membership and registration required.

Where: Pointe Claire Library (Valois Branch),68 Prince Edward Ave., Pointe-Claire

Time: 1:15 to 2:00pm

Cost: FREE for library members. Registration required

Ages: 3-5, with a parent/caregiver

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

 Creative Holiday Trees

Fun and creativity are what this class is all about. We’ll help your young chefs create a sensational selection of holiday tree-shaped treats, including yummy Rice Crisp Trees; delectable Brownie Trees; tasty Iced Strawberry Trees; scrumptious Oreo Tree Pops; and a Veggie, Grape and Cheese Tree displayed on a cutting board, and served with crackers and apple slices.

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

Where: Provigo Le Marche Kirkland

Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Cost: $15 per person

Ages: 6-11 yrs old

Additional Info: http://bit.ly/2h2AAzJ

Pyjama Storytime: Tales from the Little Fir Tree

Little Fir Tree tells a Christmas story based on his own experience. Through tales and songs from around the world, children meet a tiny robin in search of winter shelter, a gingerbread man who refuses to be eaten, and other fairy tale characters. Come in your pyjamas and bring your blankie or your teddy bear.

Children’s perfromance presented by Theatre de la Source

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

Time: 7:00pm

Cost: Free (passes required)

Ages: 4 to 8 yrs old

Additional Info: http://www.pointe-claire.ca/en/calendar/tales-from-the-little-fir-tree

The Christmas Elf Hunt

Come to the library in your PJs and participate in a special treasure hunt to help find objects hidden by the mischievous Christmas Elf.

Cookies and surprises await you.

Where: Beaconsfield Library

Time: 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Cost: FREE for library members. Registration required

Ages: 3 yrs old and up

Additional Info: http://beaconsfieldbiblioyouth.blogspot.ca/

 

Saturday, December 10:

 Marche Sainte-Anne

Description: Marché Ste-Anne is a weekly farmers market of 30+ merchants selling locally raised and prepared foods, many of them organic. There are frequent Culinary Demonstrations, Kids Activities and Live Music.

Where: St.Georges Church, 24 rue Perrault, St.Annne de Bellevue

Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages

Addition Info: www.marchesainteanne.ca

 Make a Christmas Ornament

Children will create a unique ornament using recycled Christmas cards.

Registration is required

Where: Municipal Library, 40 St. Pierre St., Ste. Anne de Bellevue, QC

Time: 10:00am to 11:00am

Cost: Free for library members, $5 for non-members.

Age: 6yrs old and up

Additional Info: http://bit.ly/2gjZ2Om

 Breakfast & Photo with Santa

Children have a chance to sit on Santa’s knee, have their photo taken and the whole family can enjoy a pancake breakfast. Copy of the photo is included. All net proceeds go to President’s Choice Children’s Charity.

24-hour advance registration required. Please be advised that the cooking school is not an allergy free zone. 

Where: Provigo le Marche Vaudreuil-Dorion

Time: 10:00am to 11:30am

Cost: $10 per person

Age: 6 to 11 yrs old

Additional Info: http://bit.ly/2gaqP0D

Quinn Farm Old Fashioned Craft Fair

Many local producers will present a variety of handmade crafts for your holiday gift giving.  There will also be some hands-on activities for children, such as build your own wooden reindeers.

Enjoy farm & barnyard activities, wagon ride & Christmas tree plantation as well.

Where: La Ferme Quinn, 2495 Perrot Blvd., Notre-Dame de l’Ile Perrot

Time:10am to 4pm

Cost: FREE admission to Craft Fair. Farm & Barnyard Activities $5 per person

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.quinnfarm.qc.ca/christmas-craft-fair.html

Bilingual Storytime

Bilingual stories, songs, and crafts for little ones.

Space is limited; advance registration required.

Where: Dorval Library, 1401 Lakeshore Rd., Dorval

Time: 10:15am to 11:00am

Cost: FREE for library members. Registration required

Ages: 18 months-5 years, with a parent/caregiver

Additional Info: http://biblioweb.ville.dorval.qc.ca

 Cineplex Sensory Friendly Movie: Moana

 Cineplex sensory friendly presentations are in partnership with Autism Speaks Canada.  Enjoy lower sounds, increased lighting, spacious seating, bring your own snacks, and a quiet Calming Zone separate room throughout the movie.

Where: Cineplex Kirkland

Time: 10:30am

Cost: Children’s admission price for all

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.cineplex.com/Theatres/SensoryFriendly

 Cineplex Family Favorites

This week’s movie is: The Polar Express 3D

Where: Cineplex Kirkland

Time: 11:00am

Cost:$2.99

Age: All ages

Addition Info: http://www.cineplex.com/Events/FamilyFavourites/

 Children’s Theatre – Dans no maisons

A peasant discovers that an elf living in his house has been playing tricks on him. When he finally catches the elf, it decides to grant him 3 wishes in exchange for his freedom. The peasant accepts the deal without the slightest suspicion that the elf has one last trick up his sleeve.

Inspired by Rikki, a Quebec folk tale and by the legend of the Giant Edouard Beaupre.

Presented by La theatre des deux mains.

Where: Kirkland Sports Complex, 16950 Hymus Blvd., Kirkland, QC

Time: 11:00am

Cost: FREE. (must be a member of the Kirkland library) Space is limited, registration onine

Age: 3yrs old and up

Addition Info: http://bit.ly/2gk4rVT

 Santa & His Reindeer Come to Town

Bring the kids for free pictures with Santa Claus and free reindeer rides.

There will also be a food drive to benefit the West Island Mission – please give generously.

Where: Plaza Pointe-Claire Shopping Centre

Time: 11:00am to 4:00pm

Cost: Free

Age: All ages

Additional Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/742570199239204/

 Holiday Craft Fair

Artisans, crafts, baked sale, used books, clothing and toys.

Where: Christmas Park Elementary School, 422 Beaconsfield Blvd., Beaconsfield, QC

Time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Cost: Free

Age: All ages

Additional Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1195586470520318/

 Christmas Children’s Concert

The Lakeshore Concert Band presents a Christmas Band Concert for children.

The program includes Christmas music for children and demonstrations of musical instruments.

Proceeds from money donations at the door and the sale of refreshments will be donated to WIAIH.

Don’t miss a very special invited guest, visiting from the North Pole!

Where: Valois United Church

Time: 3:00pm

Cost: Money donations at the door

Age: 2 to 8 yrs old

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

 Free Public Skating

Description: The rink is open and skating is FREE today. All children must be accompanied by an adult on skates. Mittens and helmet mandatory for children ages 11 & under

Limit of 150 skaters on the ice.

Don’t forget your helmet!

Where: Kirkland Arena , 16950 Hymus Blvd. Kirkland

Time: 7pm to 8:15pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: free

Additional Infohttp://www.ville.kirkland.qc.ca/

 Family Skate Night

 The rink is open and families are invited to spend an evening skating. A helmet is compulsory for ages 13 & under.

Please note: rink is closed on Dec. 24 & 31, and January 14

Where: McGilll Arena
Macdonald Campus, McGill University
2111
Ste. Anne de Bellevue

Time: 7pm to 9pm

Cost: FREE with Carte Loisirs, $2-$3 without Carte Loisirs

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.ville.sainte-anne-de-bellevue.qc.ca/en

Sunday, December 11:

Gingerbread House Decorating for Kids

Start a new tradition! Join us at the Cooking School to decorate your very own gingerbread house. We provide the pre-assembled house, royal icing, and all the candies, and you have a blast decorating. When your masterpiece is complete, we‘ll wrap it in cellophane ready for you to take home to display! Maximum two people per house.

Where: Provigo Le Marche Kirkland

Time: 9:00am – 10:00am

Cost: $18 per house

Age: 6 to 11 yrs old

Additional Info: http://bit.ly/2gBYVM0

 Creative Holiday Trees

Fun and creativity are what this class is all about. We’ll help your young chefs create a sensational selection of holiday tree-shaped treats, including yummy Rice Crisp Trees; delectable Brownie Trees; tasty Iced Strawberry Trees; scrumptious Oreo Tree Pops; and a Veggie, Grape and Cheese Tree displayed on a cutting board, and served with crackers and apple slices.

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

Where: Provigo Le Marche Vaudreuil-Dorion

Time: 10:00pm – 11:30am

Cost: $15 per person

Ages: 6-11 yrs old

Additional Info: http://bit.ly/2h2AAzJ

 Quinn Farm Old Fashioned Craft Fair

Many local producers will present a variety of handmade crafts for your holiday gift giving.  There will also be some hands-on activities for children, such as build your own wooden reindeers.

Enjoy farm & barnyard activities, wagon ride & Christmas tree plantation as well.

Where: La Ferme Quinn, 2495 Perrot Blvd., Notre-Dame de l’Ile Perrot

Time:10am to 4pm

Cost: FREE admission to Craft Fair. Farm & Barnyard Activities $5 per person

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.quinnfarm.qc.ca/christmas-craft-fair.html

Free Public Skating

The rink is open and skating is FREE today.

All children must be accompanied by an adult on skates. Mittens and helmet mandatory for children ages 11 & under

Limit of 150 skaters on the ice.

Where: Kirkland Arena , 16950 Hymus Blvd. Kirkland

Time: 2pm to 3:30 pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: free

Additional Infohttp://www.ville.kirkland.qc.ca/