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 25:

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

Holiday Book & Toy Fair

First annual holiday book & toy fair with a great selection of English & French books for children & adults, and unique toy & gift ideas. There will also be a local authors meet & greet, prizes to be won. Children will be entertained by activities, costumed characters and visits from Snow White and Clifford the Big Red Dog.

Where: Hampton Inn & Suites Dorval, 1900 Autoroute Transcanadienne, Dorval

Time: 12pm to 8pm

Cost: Free admision

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://bit.ly/2f4Zp0y

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

Go Christmas Tree Crazy at Plaza Pointe Claire

The Plaza and West Island Community Shares are going Christmas tree crazy! Join us at Plaza Pointe Claire Friday, November 25th from 4 to 7pm. Vote for your favourite tree and see what surprises await you.Then, join us and the Pointe Claire City Councillors at our tree lighting ceremony and enjoy a cup of hot cider and cookies.

Where: Plaza Pointe Claire- 269 blvd Saint-jean Pointe Claire

Time: 4pm to 7pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1871589646393384/

Over the Top Tacos

Kids love hand held foods, and tacos are one of the tastiest and most versatile. In this creative, fun-filled class we’ll help your little ones take tacos to the next level, as they create Taco-Stuffed Pizza Rolls; Taco Stuffed-Mini Peppers; Fish Tacos with Sweet Corn Salsa; and scrumptious Dessert Tacos with Strawberries.

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

Where: Provigo Le Marche Kirkland

Time: 5:30pm to 7:00 pm

Ages: 6 to 11  yrs old

Cost: $15 per person

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

Write a Letter to Santa

Families are invited to the library where volunteers will be on hand to help children write their letter to Santa Claus. All material provided.

Library membership required. Registration required.

Where: Guy-Godin Library, 120 Perrot Blvd.,Ile Perrot

Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: FREE for library members. Registration required

Additional Info: http://www.ile-perrot.qc.ca

Pyjama Stories and Crafts

Put on your pyjamas and join a storyteller for an evening of favourite stories, rhymes, and delightful crafts.

Space is limited; advance registration required.

Where: Dorval Library, 1401 Lakeshore Rd., Dorval

Time: 6:30 to 7:30

Ages: All ages

Cost: FREE for library members. Registration required

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

Saturday, November 26:

Westwood Craft Fair

Come to Westwood for a gym full of crafters and artisans’ creations including jewelry, woolen and hand-sewn clothes, pottery and much more.

Win fabulous prizes at our huge raffle table.

Lunch and refreshments are available for purchase.

Where: Westwood High School, Junior Campus, 2800 Rue du Bordelais. St. Lazare

Time: 10am to 3pm

Cost: Free admission

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.facebook.com/events/1660330337618069/

Hudson Christmas Craft Show

This juried craft show will host about 25 local Artisans. Each one specifically chosen to represent their catagory. One of the truly amazing features of this show is that is it the one stop shop for everything local. From food to wood decor, hand crafted jewellery to Holiday wreaths, hand sewn baby items to pottery and of course, Susan’s wonderfully popular hand sewn pyjamas.

Where: 394 Main St. Hudson

Time: 10am to 4pm

Cost: Free admission

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/506811372850666/

Pointe Claire Artisan Fair

Forty juried artisans offering original creations: jewelry, wooden objects, clothing, and more. You can also visit our tea salon and tots to tweens holiday boutique.

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

Time: 10am to 5pm

Cost: Free admission

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://ville.pointe-claire.qc.ca

Marche de Noel

Marche des Saveurs hosts its first annual Christmas Fair with a variety of local artisans and products. A great weekend to buy special holiday food and discover a multitude of gift ideas.

Where: Paul-Emile-Lepine Community Centre, 150 Perrot Blvd., Ile Perrot

Time: 10am to 4pm

Cost: Free Admission

Ages: All ages

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

Build a Christmas Ornament at Home Depot

Kids will learn how to build a Christmas Picture Frame Ornament with easy to follow step-by-step instructions.

Registration required. Choose the Home Depot location nearest you.

Where: Various Home Depot Locations

Time: 10am to 12pm

Cost: Free

Ages: 5 to 12yrs

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

Holiday Book & Toy Fair

First annual holiday book & toy fair with a great selection of English & French books for children & adults, and unique toy & gift ideas. There will also be a local authors meet & greet, prizes to be won. Children will be entertained by activities, costumed characters and visits from Snow White and Clifford the Big Red Dog.

Where: Hampton Inn & Suites Dorval, 1900 Autoroute Transcanadienne, Dorval

Time: 10am to 9pm

Cost: Free admision

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1499551476728277/?active_tab=discussion

Turkey-Licious Breakfast

This fun-filled class is sure to have your little ones laughing as we work with them to create a “turkey” breakfast that’s actually turkey-free. Their tasty turkey-like treats will include gobble-worthy Turkey-Shaped Pancakes with Scrambled Eggs & Bacon “feathers”; a refreshing and beautifully presented Fanned Turkey-Tail Fruit Salad with Yogurt; and scrumptious Turkey-Decorated Cake Pops.

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

Where: Provigo Le Marche Vaudreuil-Dorion

Time: 10am to 11:30am

Ages: 6 to 11  yrs old

Cost: $15 per person

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

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: Home Alone

Where: Cineplex Kirkland

Ages: Rated PG

Time: 11 am

Cost: $2.99

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

Santa’s Arrival at Les Jardins Dorval

Help greet Santa to the Magic Kingdom with many fun activities. There will be a a holiday show (popcorn will be served), face painting, a magician, balloon sculptors, and more (SAQ hallway).

The Christmas Train is also back during Santa’s hours.

Where: Les Jardins Dorval, 352 Dorval Ave., Dorval

Time: 11am to 4pm

Cost: Free entrance

Ages: All ages

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

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/

Santa’s Arrival to Les Avenues Vaudreuil

Rain or shine, Santa Claus is coming to Avenue Mode on Saturday, November 26th from 12 to 5 PM! He’ll be arriving on his sleigh with his elfs and a bag full of presents and surprises!

Yup! Santa will distribute free gifts to kids that will come and meet him! Parade, marching band, animation, crafts and more!

Parents, what a wonderful way to start your Christmas Shopping at Avenue Mode’s Black Friday week-end!

Where: 3120, boulevard de la Gare (Near HomeSense), Vaudreuil-Dorion

Time: 12pm to 5pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1181135001968111/

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

Write a Letter to Santa

Families are invited to the library where volunteers will be on hand to help children write their letter to Santa Claus. All material provided.

Library membership required. Registration required.

Where: Guy-Godin Library, 120 Perrot Blvd.,Ile Perrot

Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: FREE for library members. Registration required

Additional Info: http://www.ile-perrot.qc.ca

Light up the Village

Enjoy caleche rides, inflatable games and free hot chocolate (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.), a special choir performance (3:30 p.m.), a fire show (4:30 p.m.), and lighting of the Christmas tree at the corner of Ste. Anne and Lakeshore (5 p.m.).

Where: Pointe Claire Village Bord du Lac (between Cartier and Golf Ave.)

Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: Free

Additional Info: http://www.pointe-claire.ca/en/calendar/light-up-the-village

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/

CP Holiday Train

The CP Holiday Train is North America’s longest rolling food bank fundraiser and since it started in 1999, the program has raised close to $9.5 million and 3.3 million pounds of food. Over the three weeks of the program, musicians will play more than 150 concerts from a boxcar that has been turned into a traveling stage.

The concerts are free, but visitors are encourage to bring a donation for a local food bank — either a non-perishable food item or a cash donation. All contributions will stay in your community.

Don’t be late. Be sure to be there when the train pulls into the station all lit up – it’s an amazing sight!

Where: Beaconsfield Train Station, 104 Elm St., Beaconsfield

Time: 8pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All agees

Additional Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/253946141669060/

Sunday, November 27:

Westwood Craft Fair

Come to Westwood for a gym full of crafters and artisans’ creations including jewelry, woolen and hand-sewn clothes, pottery and much more.

Win fabulous prizes at our huge raffle table.

Lunch and refreshments are available for purchase.

Where: Westwood High School, Junior Campus, 2800 Rue du Bordelais. St. Lazare

Time: 10am to 3pm

Cost: Free admission

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.facebook.com/events/1660330337618069/

Holiday Book & Toy Fair

First annual holiday book & toy fair with a great selection of English & French books for children & adults, and unique toy & gift ideas. There will also be a local authors meet & greet, prizes to be won. Children will be entertained by activities, costumed characters and visits from Snow White and Clifford the Big Red Dog.

Where: Hampton Inn & Suites Dorval, 1900 Autoroute Transcanadienne, Dorval

Time: 10am to 5pm

Cost: Free admision

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1499551476728277/?active_tab=discussion

Marche de Noel

Marche des Saveurs hosts its first annual Christmas Fair with a variety of local artisans and products. A great weekend to buy special holiday food and discover a multitude of gift ideas.

Where: Paul-Emile-Lepine Community Centre, 150 Perrot Blvd., Ile Perrot

Time: 10am to 4pm

Cost: Free Admission

Ages: All ages

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

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/