We work hard to make every effort to ensure the accuracy of these events. Before attending any event, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

Friday, February 3:

Baby Rhyme Time

Babies and their caregivers will enjoy a session of rhymes, songs, and books, followed by free play with toys for the little ones and coffee for the grown-ups.

Space is limited, Advance registration required.

Where: Dorval Library, 1401 Lakeshore Rd., Dorval.

Time: 10:15am to 11:00am

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

Age: 18 months & under, with a parent/caregiver

Additional Info: http://bit.ly/2iT3OW9

Tales N’ Tunes

Discover the magic of words and reading through stories, songs and crafts.

This activity runs weekly, every Friday, from January 27th to May 5th. (No class March 10th and April 14th )

Library membership and registration required.

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

Time: 1:15pm to 2:00pm

Cost: FREE for library members.

Age: 2 to 5yrs old, with parent/caregiver

Additional Info: http://biblio.pointe-claire.ca/home/kidzone/programs-for-children.dot

Mammouth Village

Located on the Esplanade Sun Life Financial, at the foot of the Olympic Stadium, this site allows visitors to enjoy the winter day and night. Among the main attractions of the Mammouth Village, there is a skating rink respecting NHL dimensions, a slide of more than 24 meters and a restaurant area with a bar and two restaurants designed specifically for the site. With relaxation areas heated and DJ, the Village will certainly be a fixture in the city!

Where: Parc Olympique, 4141 ave. Pierre de Coubertin, Montreal

Time: 4pm to 10 pm

Cost: Various prices check the website.

Age: All ages

Additional Info: www.villagemammouth.com

First Fridays at St.Columba

Snow forts are built with walls to keep people out. The walls melt when the sun comes out. Melting walls allows people in. Let’s melt the walls that keep us apart. Come join us at our First Fridays Community Supper on Fri. Feb. 3rd. All ages are welcome!

We begin at 17h30 (but come when you can), with snacks and lots of fun winter activities for the kids. Dinner is served around18h30. Kids who finish quickly can continue with the activities or watch a movie. Parents can relax! Kids rejoin their parents for dessert. It is BYOB with juice, water and coffee always available as well as vegetarian options. The suggested donation is $8 per adult, but give what you can

So hurry and join our snow fort jam before Frosty melts!

Where: St. Columba, 11 Rodney Ave. Pointe-Claire, QC | H9R 4L8

Time: 17h30 to 20h00 but come when you can

17h30 – children’s activities   18h30 – meal is served

Cost: suggested donation – $8 per adult but give what you can. Free for kids

BYOB – juice, water and coffee are always available

Vegetarian options also available

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://stcolumba.ca/2015/01/first-fridays/

Valentine’s Day Baking

Children will learn to create sweetheart cinnamon rolls, heart-shaped mini-cherry pies, and white chocolate crunchies.

Please be advised that the cooking schools are not allergy-free zones.

Where: Provigo Le Marche Kirkland

Time: 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Cost: $15

Age: 6 to 11 years old

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

Shiver Fest Family Dance

A dance for all ages. DJ, Entertainment, Kids Crafts

Where: Stephen F. Shaar Community Center, Hudson

Time: 7pm to 10pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://hudson.quebec/en/events/festi-neiges/

Saturday, February 4:

Introduction to Ice Fishing

Discover the joys of ice fishing under the guidance of an expert. All equipment is provided. Dress appropriately for the weather. Free hot chocolate will be served.

Ice conditions and weather permitting.

Where: Canal Sainte-Anne, 170 Sainte-Anne St., Ste.Anne de Bellevue

Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm

Cost: Free

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.ville.sainte-anne-de-bellevue.qc.ca/en/211/winter-carnaval-

Fetes Des Neiges

Montreal’s Annual winter festival! It runs for four weekends and includes activities such as tube sliding, a super ice slide, dog-sled rides, zip-lining, skating, a ferris wheel, fun entertainment with great characters, and much, much more for the entire family.

Where: Parc Jean-Drapeau

Time: 10:00am to 8:00pm

Cost: Entrance is free, but there are costs for certain activities

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://bit.ly/1wzAq1i

LEGO Club

On their own or with friends, kids build something that is related to the given theme or just follow their imagination.

Where: Pointe Claire Library (Main branch), 100 Douglas-Shand Ave., Pointe-Claire

Time: 10:00am to 11:30am (ages 5 to 9)

1:00pm to 2:30pm (ages 5 to 9)

3:00pm to 4:30pm (ages 8 to 12)

Cost: Free for library members. Registration is required

Age: 5 to 12 yrs old

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

Library Story Time

Enjoy stories, songs and crafts to encourage children to discover the magic of words and reading.

Library membership and registration required.

Where: Dollard-des-Ormeaux Library, 12001 de Salaberry Blvd., DDO

Time: 10:15am to 10:45am for 2yr olds, (accompanied by an adult)

11:00am to 11:45am for ages 3 to 5, (parent must stay in the library during the activity)

1:00pm to 2:00pm for ages 5 to 8, (5yr olds must be attending kindergarten, and parent must stay in the library during the activity)

Cost: Free for library members. Registration required

Age: 2 to 8yrs old, accompanied by an adult

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

 

Weekly Story Time Club – All You Need is Love!

Little ones are invited to enjoy fun themes with bilingual stories, songs, and crafts.

Advance registration is required.

Where: Dorval Library, 1401 Lakeshore Rd., Dorval, QC

Time: 10:15am to 11:00am

Cost: Free for library members and $3 for non-members

Age:18mths to 5yrs old, with a parent/caregiver

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

Mammouth Village

Located on the Esplanade Sun Life Financial, at the foot of the Olympic Stadium, this site allows visitors to enjoy the winter day and night. Among the main attractions of the Mammouth Village, there is a skating rink respecting NHL dimensions, a slide of more than 24 meters and a restaurant area with a bar and two restaurants designed specifically for the site. With relaxation areas heated and DJ, the Village will certainly be a fixture in the city!

Where: Parc Olympique, 4141 ave. Pierre de Coubertin, Montreal

Time: 11:00am to 10:00 pm

Cost: Various prices check the website.

Age: All ages

Additional Info: www.villagemammouth.com

Family Skating Day

Family skating day with inflatables, music, hot chocolate and more. (Event will be cancelled if the weather is not suitable for outdoor skating)

Where: Hermitage Park, 400 Hermitage Ave., Pointe-Claire

Time: 11:00am to 3:00pm

Cost: Free

Age: All ages

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

Cineplex Family Favorites

This week’s movie is ‘Stand By Me’

Where: Cineplex Kirkland

Time: 11:00am

Cost: $2.99

Age: All ages

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

Winter Carnival

Enjoy a day of outdoor activities. Sliding, dog sledding, snow sculptures and walking trails.

There will be free hot chocolate served and for a small cost you can enjoy the on-site BBQ and taffy on the snow.

Where: Morgan Arboretum, 150 chemin des Pins, Ste. Anne de Bellevue

Time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Cost: Free entry and hot chocolate. BBQ ($) and taffy on the snow ($)

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.ville.sainte-anne-de-bellevue.qc.ca/en/211/winter-carnaval-

Hudson Shiver Fest

Join Local Chainsaw carver for a carving demonstration. Old Fashioned Skating party as well.

Where: Benson Park- 34 rue du Yacht Club, Hudson

Time: 1pm to 4pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://hudson.quebec/en/culture-and-tourism/shiver-fest-2017/

Winter Carnival Fun and Fireworks

There will be a variety of activities as well as special and promotions being offered by local merchants. Stroll the boardwalk, watch the carnival bed race, dance and listen to music and see the fireworks show starting at 8 p.m. on the boardwalk (in collaboration with Parks Canada).

Where: The Ste. Anne’s boardwalk, 170 Sainte-Anne St., Ste. Anne de Bellevue

Time: 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Cost: Free admission. Cost for food and beverages

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.ville.sainte-anne-de-bellevue.qc.ca/en/73/catalogue-of-activities

 

Family Skate Night

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

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

Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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

Age: All ages

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

Nature Walk : Nocturnal Animals

Join an educator-naturalist from GUEPE for a nighttime walk and learn about the animals that inhabit the park at night. Afterwards, head indoors to see a discovery table on the traces left by the animals.

Registration by phone or in person at the park reception by 4 p.m. on Feb. 4th required.

Where: Cap St.Jacques Nature Park, 20099 Gouin Blvd. W, Pierrefonds

Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Cost: $7 per person, $21 per family (2 adults and up to 3 children aged 6-17yrs old)

Age: 6yrs old and older

Additional Info: http://guepe.qc.ca/

Sunday, February 5:

Fetes Des Neiges

Montreal’s Annual winter festival! It runs for four weekends and includes activities such as tube sliding, a super ice slide, dog-sled rides, zip-lining, skating, a ferris wheel, fun entertainment with great characters, and much, much more for the entire family.

Where: Parc Jean-Drapeau

Time: 10:00am to 5:00pm

Cost: Entrance is free, but there are costs for certain activities

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://bit.ly/1wzAq1i

Mammouth Village

Located on the Esplanade Sun Life Financial, at the foot of the Olympic Stadium, this site allows visitors to enjoy the winter day and night. Among the main attractions of the Mammouth Village, there is a skating rink respecting NHL dimensions, a slide of more than 24 meters and a restaurant area with a bar and two restaurants designed specifically for the site. With relaxation areas heated and DJ, the Village will certainly be a fixture in the city!

Where: Parc Olympique, 4141 ave. Pierre de Coubertin, Montreal

Time: 11:00am to 8:00pm

Cost: Various prices check the website.

Age: All ages

Additional Info: www.villagemammouth.com

Winter Carnival

Activities for the whole family including dogsledding, carriage rides, sledding, shinny hockey and free skating (bring your skates, helmet and sled), snowshoeing, tobogganing, hot chocolate, taffy on the snow, and more.

Where: Parc de la Rive-Boisee, ch. De la Rive-Boisee, Pierrefonds

Time: 11:00am to 3:00pm

Cost: Free

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://ville.montreal.qc.ca/pierrefonds-roxboro

Puppet Theatre: The Last Polar Bears

The Last Polar Bears is the funny, moving story of a grandfather’s unlikely trip to the Arctic with his opinionated dog, Roo. It features live action, live music and puppets – including 20 knitted penguins and of course, a talking dog. Presented by Rag and Bone Puppet Theatre.

Where: Kirkland Library, 17100 Hymus Blvd., Kirkland

Time: 11:00am to 11:45am

Cost: Free. Space is limited, first come first served

Age: 3 to 9yrs old

Additional Info: http://www.ville.kirkland.qc.ca/

Winter Carnival

Enjoy the outdoor pleasures of winter such as skating, inflatable rides, games, snow sculptures, sledding and more. Warm up with some free hot chocolate, try some taffy on the snow, or some tasty BBQ ($).

Visit le Cercle de Fermièrs in the chalet for some arts & crafts.

Where: Parc Aumais, 300 Cypihot St., Ste. Anne de Bellevue

Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Cost: Free admission

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.ville.sainte-anne-de-bellevue.qc.ca/en/211/winter-carnaval-

Hudson Shiver Fest

Join Local Chainsaw carver for a carving demonstration. Old Fashioned Skating party as well.

Where: Benson Park- 34 rue du Yacht Club, Hudson

Time: 1pm to 4pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://hudson.quebec/en/culture-and-tourism/shiver-fest-2017/

Harry Potter’s Escape Room

The secret of the horcruxes is out and all o f Hogwarts is looking for them. Join the VolunTeens and help solve the mystery of the missing horcruxes. Library membership and registration required.

Where: Pointe Claire Library (Main branch), 100 Douglas-Shand Ave., Pointe-Claire

Time: 1:30pm to 2:30pm for ages 8 to 10
3:00pm to 4:00pm for ages 10 to 12

Cost: Free for library members.

Age: 8yrs old and up

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

 

 

Valentines for Veterans

Create a special Valentine’s card to send to a Canadian war veteran. Advance registration and library card are required.

Where: Beaconsfield Library, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd., Beaconsfield

Time: 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Cost: Free for library members

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://beaconsfield.ca/