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Friday, March 17:

 

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

 

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/

 

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

 

Mexican Fiesta

Today, we’ll take your youngsters on a culinary voyage to the land of fabulous flavours…Mexico. We’ll help them prepare include Warm Mexican Cheese Dip; crisp, golden Fried Bean & Cheese-Stuffed Flautas (pan-fried rolled tortillas); a hearty Tortilla Chip Ground Beef Casserole; and delectable Cherry Cheesecake Flautas for dessert! 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 per person

Age: 6 to 11yrs old

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

 

Spaghetti Dinner and Family Game Night

Families are invited to enjoy a fun-filled evening of great food, fun games and a silent auction. All proceeds will benefit Little Brothers, a local organization that helps to break senior social isolation in the West Island.

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

Time: 5:30pm

Cost: $15 adults, $5 children 12yrs old and under

Age:  All ages

Additional Info: http://www.petitsfreres.ca/ouestdelile/

 

Super Spuds : Toddler Cooking Class

You and your little one will prepare hearty potato and ham soup and baked parmesan fries. Please be advised that the cooking school is not an allergy free zone.

Where: Provigo Le Marche Pierrefonds

Time: 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Cost: $9 per person

Age: 2 to 6yrs old

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

 

Journaling Circle for Tweens

Learn writing techniques through exercises exploring the journaling process. Library membership and registration required.

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

Time: 7:00pm

Cost: Free for library members

Age: 9 to 12yrs old

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

 

Saturday, March 18:

 

Urban Cabane a Sucre and Activities

Enjoy an urban sugar shack experience with taffy on snow ($), and sale of maple products from La Sucrerie Huot, face painting (free), cookie decorating workshop for kids ages 3-17 with Sweet Isabelle (free).

Where: Marche de l’Ouest, 11600 de Salaberry Blvd., D.D.O.

Time: 10:00am to 3:00pm

Cost: Free admission

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.marchedelouest.com/en/evenements/cabane-a-sucre/

 

Circus Fun : Toddler Cooking Class

You and your little one can work together to make baked corn dogs on a stick and clown-decorated cupcakes. Please be advised that the cooking school is not an allergy free zone.

Where: Provigo Le Marche Vaudreuil-Dorion

Time: 10:00am to 11:00am

Cost: $9 per person

Age: 2 to 6yrs old

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

 

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 http://quinnfarm.qc.ca/family-fun-at-the-farm.htmladmission, 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

 

Cineplex Family Favorites

This week’s movie is “The Wizard of Oz”

Where: Cineplex Kirkland

Time: 11:00am

Cost: $2.99

Age: All ages

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

 

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 Info: http://bit.ly/2itCFEN

 

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The day will showcase the myriad of talent the city has to offer, including countless floats, dancers, musicians and much more. The parade has a grand marshal and will select an Irishman of the year and a Parade Queen. The parade will begin at the corner of Cote St-Charles Rd. and Main St., and end in front of Cunninghams Pub.

Where: 69 Cote St.Charles, Hudson

Time: 1:00pm

Cost: Free

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://hudsonparade.ca/

 

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/

 

Make a Button Tree

Using many different buttons and old wooden spools of thread, children will create a tree to suit their fancy. Library membership and registration are required.

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

Time: 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Cost: Free for library members

Age: 8 to 12yrs old

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

 

Sunday, March 18:

 

French Food Fun

Children will learn to make caramelized onion & cheese dip with sliced baguette, croque monsieur, upside-down apple cake and apple cider. 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: $15 per person

Age: 6 to 11yrs old

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

 

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

 

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Head down to Ste. Catherine Street to enjoy all things Irish. Floats, marching bands, dancers and loads of fun.

The day will showcase the myriad of talent the city has to offer, including countless floats, dancers, musicians and much more. Trophies and prizes are handed out annually to the different parade entries, including Best Celtic Dancing Unit, and Best Band.

The parade will start at the corner of Fort and Ste. Catherine Sts.

.Where: Ste. Catherine St. between du Fort and St. Urbain
Montreal, QC

Time: 12:00pm

Cost: Free

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://montrealirishparade.com/parade

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/

 

Crazy Science: Secret Codes and Invisible Ink

A fun series of scientific experiments. Library membership and registration are required.

Where: Beaconsfield Library, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd., Beaconsfield

Time: 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Cost: Free for library members

Age: 6 to 12yrs old

Additional Info: http://beaconsfield.ca/

 

St.Patrick’s Day Crafts

Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day by making a fun, Irish-themed craft. Library membership and registration required.

Where: Kirkland Library, 17100 Hymus Blvd., Kirkland

Time: 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Cost: Free for library members

Age: 7 to 12yrs old

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