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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, March 10:

 

March Break at ZigZagZoo

There will be fun activities including face painting, games and contests (from 1pm to 4pm) as well as a visit from Zooky the ZigZagZoo mascot. On this Friday, March 10th, there will be free admission for dads as well as free snacks served in the afternoon for all.

Where: ZigZagZoo, 980 St.Charles Ave., Vadureuil-Dorion

Time: 9:30am to 8:00pm

Cost: Adults $6, Children 6-11mths $1, 1-2yrs old $8 and 3-12yrs old $14

Age: 12yrs old and younger

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

 

Bird Feeding Workshop

Looking for something to do with the kids during Spring Break? This workshop is designed for families. Come and learn about some of our winter birds, build a feeder and have the opportunity to have chickadees feed right out of your hand! We will begin the workshop with a presentation in the Conservation Centre, followed by a bird feeder craft activity and finally a short walk down to Blossom Corner to hang up our feeders and look for birds. This workshop is designed for kids ages 3-10, accompanied by an adult. Space is limited, please reserve your spot. Please wear appropriate attire.

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

Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm (French), 1:00pm to 3:00pm (English)

Cost: Adults $7, children $3 (reduced cost for members)

Age: 3 to 10yrs old, accompanied by an adult

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

 

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 is required.

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

Time: 10:15am to 11:00am

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

Age: 18mths and under with parent/caregiver

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

 

Monster Story Hour

A bilingual story hour with monsters and other strange creatures. A craft will follow. Library membership and registration are required for this activity.

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

Time: 10:15am to 11:15am

Cost: Free for library members

Age: 3 to 6yrs old

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

 

Angry Birds Can’t Fly

Create your own Angry Birds costume and try to get rid of the bad green piggies. Online registration is required.

Where: Beaconsfield Library, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd., Beaconsfield

Time: 10:30am to 11:30am

Cost: Library members $2, non-members $5

Age: 3 to 6yrs old

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

 

L’Histoire de Babar (Musical theatre)

Featuring the music of Francis Poulenc, one of France’s greatest composers, this show presents the remarkable story of King Babar. Majestic, entertaining, and moving, this show captures the adventures of the little elephant while presenting an evocative array of musical forms: the lullaby sung by Babar’s mother, the Musette waltz of the pastries, the wedding march and polka, and the lovely finale – a nocturne bathed in moonlight. Presented by Jeunesses Muscales du Canada.

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

Time: 11:00am to 11:45am

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

Age: 3 to 7yrs old

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

 

Cineplex March Break Movies

Movie playing today is Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”

Where: Cineplex Colisee Kirkland

Time: 11:00am

Cost: $2.99

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.cineplex.com/promos/marchbreakmovies

 

Intro to Film Dubbing

Join Bataclan Productions and, using a short animation film clip, children will perform as if they were the characters by adding their voices to the character’s lip movements and by following the text under the screen. Library membership and registration required.

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

Time: 1:00pm

Cost: Free for library members

Age: 8 to 12yrs old

Additional Info: http://city.ddo.qc.ca/

 

Free Indoor Skating

Spend the afternoon skating with family and friends.

Where: Pierrefonds Sportplexe, 14700 Pierrefonds Blvd., Pierrefonds

Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Cost: Free

Age: All ages

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

 

Expo for Kids: The Size of Ideas

How does an artwork take form? From the original spark to public presentation, kids will learn about the various stages of the creative process through the work of Randall Anderson. A father, educator and teacher, Anderson is a multidisciplinary artist who is influenced by the world of childhood. His artworks, which are both fun and educational, reflect the accuracy of his observations.

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

Time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Cost: Free

Age: 5yrs old and up

Additional Info: http://www.pointe-claire.ca/en/calendar/the-size-of-ideas/

 

Candy Sushi

Do you like sushi? What if it was made of candy? Come create some deceptively yummy treats using fruity candies. Online registration is required.

Where: Beaconsfield Library, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd., Beaconsfield

Time: 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Cost: Library members $2 and non-members $5

Age: 6 to 12 yrs old

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

 

F4: Food, Fun & Family Film

Why cook when you could enjoy a homemade meal, followed by a family movie and activities for the kids. Everyone is welcome. Reservations are required. Book your space cpuc.f4@gmail.com .

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

Time: 5:30pm to 9:00pm

Cost: Donations accepted

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.cedarparkunited.org/

 

Toddler Cooking Class: Apples

You and your little one will use apples to make squash and apple soup and hand-held apple pies. Advance registration is required. Please be advised that the cooking school is not an allergy free zone.

Where: Provigo Le Marche Kirkland

Time: 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Cost: $9.00 (complimentary for parent/caregiver)

Age: 2 to 6yrs old

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

 

Family Cooking Class

Under the direction of our chef, you and your young chefs will team up to create a mouth-watering spring-themed menu, featuring a scrumptious Roasted Spring Vegetable Phyllo Tart; deliciously different Apple & Cranberry Slaw; and for your sweet finish, a luscious Lemon Mousse for dessert. Please be advised that the Cooking Schools are not allergy-free zones.

Where: Provigo Le Marche Pierrefonds

Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Cost: $15 per person

Age: 6 to 11yrs old (with parent)

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

 

Family Movie Night

Come and enjoy great movies and popcorn. Movie titles will be announced two weeks in advance at the library. Library membership and registration are required.

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

Time: 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Cost: Free for library members

Age: All ages

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

 

Mario Kart Wii Tournament

How’s your driving? Come find out in this Mario Kart tournament at the library. Online registration required.

Where: Beaconsfield Library, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd., Beaconsfield

Time: 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Cost: Library members $2 and non-members $5

Age: All ages

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

 

Saturday, March 11:

 

Maple Syrup Experience at Quinn Farm

Take a tractor and wagon ride and learn about how Maple Syrup is produced and on your return enjoy one stick of Maple Taffy on snow. Afterward, visit the animal barn and play yard.

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

Time: 10:00am to 3:00pm

Cost: $2 per person (2 years and over) for the HYPERLINK “http://quinnfarm.qc.ca/family-fun-at-the-farm.html”admission, and $7 per person (2 years and over) to participate in the activity.

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.quinnfarm.qc.ca/maple-syrup-experience.html

 

Build a Rain Gauge at Home Depot

Kids will learn how to build a Rain Gauge with easy to follow step-by-step instructions. Projects can be painted in-store. Please dress appropriately for painting. Registration required. Call the Home Depot location nearest you.

Where: Home Depot, Various Montreal locations

Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Cost: Free

Age: 5 to 12yrs old

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

 

Cineplex Family Favorites

This week’s movie is “Kubo and the Two Strings”

Where: Cineplex Kirkland

Time: 11:00am

Cost: $2.99

Age: All ages

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

 

Curious George Storytime

Sit back, relax and enjoy some stories featuring the popular character, Curious George. Library membership required.

Where: Kirkland Library, 17100 Hymus Blvd., Kirkland

Time: 11:00am to 11:45am

Cost: Free for library members

Age: 7yrs old and younger

Additional Infohttp://bit.ly/1PUkTne

 

Saturday Morning Storytime

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

Where: Kirkland Municipal Library, 17100 Hymus Blvd., Kirkland

Time: 11:00am to 11:45am

Cost: Free

Age: 2 to 5yrs old

Additional Infohttp://bit.ly/2itCFEN

 

Sugaring Off at Morgan Arboretum

Take a trip through time and discover the early origins of sugaring. You will have the chance to visit the Arboretum’s sugar house to experience the current process of boiling down sap into a delightful golden treat, while learning about tree biology and the importance of climate in affecting the yield of sap produced by trees. Included in the visit are two separate wagon rides through the maple grove, and to top it all off, a stop at our serving tables to enjoy a taste of pure maple taffy. Reservations are required.

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

Time: 12:00pm to 1:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Cost: $8 per person

Age: All ages

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

 

Expo for Kids: The Size of Ideas

How does an artwork take form? From the original spark to public presentation, kids will learn about the various stages of the creative process through the work of Randall Anderson. A father, educator and teacher, Anderson is a multidisciplinary artist who is influenced by the world of childhood. His artworks, which are both fun and educational, reflect the accuracy of his observations.

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

Time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Cost: Free

Age: 5yrs old and up

Additional Info: http://www.pointe-claire.ca/en/calendar/the-size-of-ideas/

 

West Island Art Hive

A community art studio that offers the public an opportunity to create, connect, collaborate.

This non-profit program provides a space and art supplies for people of all ages to come together and express themselves in various forms of art.

This is not an art course with instruction but, instead, an opportunity for children, teens, parents, grandparents and groups to spend the afternoon creating together, letting their imaginations run free, in a welcoming environment that fosters community amongst artists of all ages and skills levels.

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

Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Cost: Free

Age: All ages

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

 

Creative Workshop: The size of an Idea

A colourful and creative workshop in which children are invited to discover Randall Anderson’s work and participate in every step of the creation of a work of art, from the initial idea to public presentation.

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

Time: 1:30pm

Cost: Free, passes required

Age: 5yrs old and older

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

 

Sunday, March 12:

 

******Daylight Saving Time begins******

Sunday, March 12 at 2 am clocks are turned forward 1 hour to Sunday, March 12 th, 3 am local daylight time instead

 

Beth Tikvah Youth’s Annual Purim  Carnival

Join us for carnival games, inflatables, a costume parade, pizza & crafts. All welcome. Registration recommended.

Where: Congragation Beth Tikvah, 136 Westpark Blvd., Dollard-Des-Ormeaux

Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm

Cost: $5 for 12 carnival booth tickets. Rsvp in advance

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.facebook.com/events/1721352574862134/

 

Maple Syrup Experience at Quinn Farm

Take a tractor and wagon ride and learn about how Maple Syrup is produced and on your return enjoy one stick of Maple Taffy on snow. Afterward, visit the animal barn and play yard.

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

Time: 10:00am to 3:00pm

Cost: $2 per person (2 years and over) for the HYPERLINK “http://quinnfarm.qc.ca/family-fun-at-the-farm.html”admission, and $7 per person (2 years and over) to participate in the activity.

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.quinnfarm.qc.ca/maple-syrup-experience.html

 

Expo for Kids: The Size of Ideas

How does an artwork take form? From the original spark to public presentation, kids will learn about the various stages of the creative process through the work of Randall Anderson. A father, educator and teacher, Anderson is a multidisciplinary artist who is influenced by the world of childhood. His artworks, which are both fun and educational, reflect the accuracy of his observations.

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

Time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Cost: Free

Age: 5yrs old and up

Additional Info: http://www.pointe-claire.ca/en/calendar/the-size-of-ideas/

 

Children’s Theatre: Fine Mouche et les Petites Gouttes d’Or

Curious and adventurous to the tips of her wings, our heroine Fly Mouche – a fly – leaves her village to discover the world. During a picnic, she falls into the water and injures a wing. Luckily, throughout her funny and sometimes scary adventures, she is helped by many good friends.

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

Time: 3:00pm

Cost: Free, passes required

Age: 4 to 7yrs old

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