I 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, November 18:

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. Registration required

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

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

Join the Christmas 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 admision

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

Mexican Flavour Fiesta

Most kids are quickly drawn to Mexican cuisine because of its bright colours, fabulous flavours and delightful aromas! Today we invite you and your little one to join us for a fun-filled fiesta where you’ll create Mini Fajita Wraps with Sour Cream Dip and delectable Baked Churros (Mexican-style donuts).

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

Where: Provigo Le Marche Kirkland

Time: 5:30pm to 6:30 pm

Ages: 2 to 6  yrs old

Cost: $9 per person

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

Science Laboratory

Become a scientist in a workshop offered by Honours Science students from John Abbott College. Hands-on experiments and short lessons to explain the theory behind what was observed.

Library card and registration required. Spaces are limited.

Where: Dollard-des-Ormeaux Public Library, 12 001 Salaberry Blvd., Dollard-des-Ormeaux

Time: 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Ages: 9 to 12

Cost: FREE for library members. Registration required

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

Saturday, November 19:

Santa Arrives at Fairview Shopping Center

The man in red is back in town and he can’t wait to see you again! Come see Santa while he’s visiting from the North Pole and have your picture taken together. And be sure to book online so that you can skip the lineup.

A Visit with Santa is FREE, picture prices vary depending on the package purchased.

All proceeds from A Visit with Santa will go to The Children’s Wish Foundation.

Where: Fairview Shopping Center, 6801 Trans Canada Highway, Pointe Claire

Time: 9am to 4:30pm

Cost: FREE to visit. Cost for photos

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://bit.ly/2f2uW1a

St. Edmund Holiday Fair

Fun day for the whole family!

Local artisans are set up in the gym for your holiday shopping, while the kids will be entertained for hours with fun games and silly prizes on the second floor. Santa will be stopping by for a photo op and you can grab a bite to eat at the bake sale or lunch cafe.

Entrance is free. Unlimited access to kids games and prizes is $10.

Where: St. Edmund Elementary,115 Beaconsfield Blvd.,Beaconsfield

Time: 10:00am to 3pm

Cost: Free Entrance

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/356569238009800/

Merry Noel Artisans Fair

An exhibition of 40 juried crafters – decorative painting, jewelry, photography, woodworking, fused glass, sewing, knitting, crocheting, animal products, greeting cards, chocolatier, soaps and much more.

Local charity SPCA Ouest de L’ile to benefit.

Where: Centre Sportif Multisports, 3093 de la Gare Blvd. 2nd floor, Vaudreuil-Dorion

Time: 10am to 4pm

Cost: Free admission

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1733673473550196/

Dollard Centre for the Arts Craft Show

An exhibition and sale by over 80 artisans and 30 artists!
Recycled leather handbags and fur accessories, clothing made from bamboo, crocheted and beaded jewelry, magical wands and fairy dolls, warm woolen mittens, as well as fabulous fudge, artisanal teas, pies and yummy dog cookies.

Don’t forget to take a break in the Tea Room organized by the West Island Black Community Association and pick up some deliciously decorated cupcakes from the West Island Cake Club.

Free parking available.

Where: Dollard Civic Centre, 12001 de SalaberryD.D.O.

Time: 10am to 4pm

Cost: Free admission

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.dollardartcentre.com

Edgewater Craft Fair

Edgewater’s Home & School Association will be holding their ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR. Lots of artisans, vendors and activities for the whole family.

Fun-filled day will include:
– Over 50 artisans and vendors, one of which will be bringing a face painter
– Kids Activities including Bingo and Christmas crafts
– 2 Professional photographers from ADAM&KOOKS will be there to take great photos for your Holiday cards
– Catering with a carribean twist by GOURMET BY DESIGN
This will include both traditional options as well as some caribbean flavour, so come out and try their chicken sliders, jamaican patties and jerk chicken!!!
– Raffle Table: We have over 30 prizes for our raffle table so far! Want to win some hockey tickets? How about an aquarium starter kit or gift certificates for a multitude of spas, stores, activities and MUCH MORE!!!
– Bake Sale
– Used Book Sale

Where: Edgewater School, 220 Cardinal Leger, Pincourt

Time: 10am to 3pm

Cost: Free admission

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1285252324842023/

St.Michael & all Angels Christmas Emporium

Come and join us for our annual Christmas Emporium. Vendors, bake table, soup lunch, Jarbola, face painting, manicures, mini-massage and more !!

Where: St. Michael & all angels Church, 15556 Cabot St. Pierrefonds

Time: 10am to 3pm

Cost: Free admission

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1620694078222975/

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 FAMILY FAVORITES

This week’s Movie is: The Secret Life of Pets

Where: Cineplex Kirkland

Ages: Rated PG

Time: 11 am

Cost: $2.99

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

Saturday Morning Storytime

This parent-child activity introduces youngsters to the joys of reading.  Fun and simple stories, with rhymes and songs, followed by a coloring activity on the themes of the day.

No registration required. First come first served.

Where: Kirkland Library, 17100 Hymus Blvd.,Kirkland

Time: 11am to 11:45am

Cost: Free

Ages: 2 to 5 yrs old

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

The Santa Clause Parade Downtown

The most popular Christmas event in Quebec. A not-to-miss kick-off of the Holiday festivities, the parade has become a genuine tradition.

The Montreal Santa Claus parade will amaze, tickle the senses, bring back precious childhood memories for some and create keepsakes for others, in a unique ambiance all along the way. The Santa Claus parade gives the opportunity to children, teenagers and parents to relive the joys surrounding the preparations of that magical celebration. In that spirit, the crowd will feverishly attend to welcome Santa Claus with immense joy.

Presented by Destination centre-ville, the Santa Claus parade will exhibit some twenty large floats as well as a thousand singers, dancers and street performers.

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

Time: 11am

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.destinationcentreville.com/en/santa-claus-parade

Join the Christmas 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 admision

Ages: All ages

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

Zig Zag Zoo 10th Anniversary Party

Help ZigZagZoo celebrate it’s 10th anniversary. There will be many activities, door prizes, gifts, etc.

Where: Zigzagzoo, 980 St.Charles Ave., Vaudreuil-Dorion

Time: 2pm to 4pm

Cost: Adults $5, children 3-12 $10, ages 1-2 $8, ages 6-11 months $1

Ages: 12 and under

Additional Infohttp://www.zigzagzoo.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

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: McGill Arenda
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

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.

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/

Sunday, November 20:

Dollard Centre for the Arts Craft Show

An exhibition and sale by over 80 artisans and 30 artists!
Recycled leather handbags and fur accessories, clothing made from bamboo, crocheted and beaded jewelry, magical wands and fairy dolls, warm woolen mittens, as well as fabulous fudge, artisanal teas, pies and yummy dog cookies.

Don’t forget to take a break in the Tea Room organized by the West Island Black Community Association and pick up some deliciously decorated cupcakes from the West Island Cake Club.

Free parking available.

Where: Dollard Civic Centre, 12001 de SalaberryD.D.O.

Time: 10am to 4pm

Cost: Free admission

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.dollardartcentre.com

AVH Christmas Bazaar

Come discover a Christmas Bazaar which will feature German specialties, arts & crafts, handmade gifts, live entertainment and activities for the kids.

Where: Alexander von Humboldt German International School
216 Victoria Dr.
Baie d’Urfe

Time: 10am to 4pm

Cost: Free admission

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.avh.montreal.qc.ca

Join the Christmas 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 admision

Ages: All ages

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

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/