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, October 21:

Giant Corn Mazes

Other than the 20 varieties of ecologically grown apples you can pick yourself, every year, the Orchard offers a guided educational clue hunt through three corn mazes, including a gigantic one.

Where: Vergé Labonté, 2291 Perrot Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot Blvd., NDIP

Time: 9am to 5pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: Adults $12.75, children $9.75 $

Additional Info: http://vergerlabonte.com/labyrinth-of-the-season/?lang=en

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

Haunting Halloween

This is your opportunity to enjoy a frightful amount of food fun with your youngster. Together, you’ll have a scary good time creating our two terrifying treats of the day – Mini Spider Pizzas and Chocolate-Dipped Spooky Bananas with Eyes. Be sure to book early, because this popular class fills up quickly.

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 5  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: 6:30 to 8:00pm

Cost: FREE for library members. Registration required

Ages: 9 to 12yrs old

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

Musical Theatre: The great Rhythmobile

The Great Rhythmobile Adventure – This theatrical performance features percussionists creating different rhythms using all sorts of everyday objects. This makes for extraordinary choreography involving balls, rackets, garbage cans, and other unexpected items.

Ticket sale begins September 12th

Part of Les Jeunesses musicales du Canada.

Where: Centre Communautaire de l’Est, 9665 Gouin Blvd. W.,Pierrefonds-Roxboro

Time: 7pm

Cost: 2$

Ages: 6 to 12yrs old

Additional Info: http://jmcanada.ca/en/concerts/7/lrexpedition-de-la-rythmobile

Saturday, October 22:

Giant Corn Mazes

Other than the 20 varieties of ecologically grown apples you can pick yourself, every year, the Orchard offers a guided educational clue hunt through three corn mazes, including a gigantic one.

Where: Vergé Labonté, 2291 Perrot Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot Blvd., NDIP

Time: 9am to 5pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: Adults $12.75, children $9.75 $

Additional Info: http://vergerlabonte.com/labyrinth-of-the-season/?lang=en

SAINTE-ANNE-DE-BELLEVUE FARMER’S MARKET

Farmers Market with over 30 food vendors plus artisans.

Where: Waterfront in Sainte-Annes- Rue Lalonde

Ages: All ages

Time: 9am to 2pm

Cost: Free admission

Additional Info.: http://bit.ly/1WAQa6s

Kidcon

KidCon is an event for children where they can explore, discover and play in a uniquely exciting and engaging environment.

We gather everything fun that kids love and encourage them to interact with their favourite forms of entertainment, including television, toys, video games, tabletop games, movies, books, food, technology and more.

With tons of activities, attractions and special surprises, kids 3 to 12 (and all kids at heart) can enjoy the creative freedom of being a child and inspire the imagination of the entire family.

Where: Uniprix Stadium, 285 Gary Carter St. (at Faillon), Montreal

Time: 9am to 6pm

Cost: Starting at $18.63 per person

Ages: Geared to ages 3 to 12 yrs old

Additional Info: http://kidconmtl.com/

Make a Book Sculpture

Using an old book and folding techniques, create a unique sculpture.

Library card and registration required. Spaces are limited.

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

Time: 10:00am

Cost: FREE for library members. Registration required

Ages: 9 to 12 yrs old

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

Fall into Autumn- Crafters and Vendor Fair

A community event to help raise funds for ProSet Autism, an organization dedicated to bringing fun activities to autistic children through their tennis program.

There will be vendors and crafters promoting great items and services.

There will also be face painting (for a small fee), a craft station and free goodie bags for the kids.

Where: Stathmore United Church, 310 Brookhaven Ave.,Dorval

Time: 10:00am to 3:00pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: Free Entrance

Additional Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1117265755014122/

Fall Foliage

Discover the natural phenomena of leaf color change. Discover why it happens, and how, and determine which trees produce your favorite autumn highlights.

Bring your boots, water and camera.

Registration Required.

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

Time: English 10 am – 12 pm
French 1 pm – 3 pm

Cost: $10 adult, $5 child. Registration Required.

Ages: All ages

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

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

New Minecraft Club

Calling all Minecraft lovers out there! Imagination, creativity and logic are all you need to bring – we supply the rest. Join us for a fun morning.

No registration required, but places are limited. First come, first served.

Where: Kirkland Library, 17100 Hymus Blvd., Kirkland

Time: 10:30am to 12:00pm

Cost: Free Entrance

Ages: 7 to 12 yrs old

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

Spooky Shadow Theatre Workshop

This workshop will initiate children to the work of a puppeteer. Each participant will create a Halloween themed shadow theatre silhouette and will present it on stage with professional lighting.

Registration required.

Where: Pierrefonds Cultural Centre, 13850 Gouin Blvd. W., Pierrefonds

Time: 10:45am and 1pm

Cost: FREE. Registration required.

Ages: 5 to 9 yrs old

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

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/

Pepe & Colori Tour

Brought on by the success of the animated television show aired on YOOPA since 2015, Pepe & Colori will visit the mall this weekend and offer families kids’ music, a scavenger hunt, avatars and the chance to take pictures with the mascots.

Where: Fairview Mall, 6801 Trans Canada Highway, Pointe-Claire

Time: 11am to 3pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://bit.ly/2dpvCK0

CINEPLEX FAMILY FAVORITES- Community Day

Free movies with discounts on concessions. Variety of movies playing. Check local listings.

Where: Cineplex Kirkland

Ages: Rated PG

Time: 11 am

Cost: Free movies with discounts on concessions

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

Halloween Art Workshop

Get ready for Halloween by making crafts to take home.

Library membership and registration required.

Where: Saul-Bellow Library, 3100 St. Antoine St. Lachine,

Time: 2pm to 4pm

Cost: Free

Ages: 4 and up

Additional Info: http://ville.montreal.qc.ca/lachine

Make a 3d Bearded Dragon

Kids will have fun making a 3D dragon using beads.

Children under 9 years must be accompanied by an adult who remains in the library during event.

Library membership and registration required.

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

Time: 3pm to 4pm

Cost: FREE for library members. Registration required

Ages: 8 to 12yrs old

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

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

PumpkIninferno

Come and stroll through a hauntingly beautiful and spellbinding outdoor exhibit of close to 7,000 hand-carved pumpkins, set against a stirring night-time backdrop just inside the gates of historic Upper Canada Village

Where: Upper Canada Village, 13740 County Road #2, Morrisburg, ON

Time: 7pm to 10pm

Cost: Adults $14, seniors $12, youth (6-12) $10, children under 5 FREE

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.uppercanadavillage.com/events/pumpkinferno/

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: 7pm to 8:15pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: free

Additional Infohttp://www.ville.kirkland.qc.ca/

Sunday, October 23:

Giant Corn Mazes

Other than the 20 varieties of ecologically grown apples you can pick yourself, every year, the Orchard offers a guided educational clue hunt through three corn mazes, including a gigantic one.

Where: Vergé Labonté, 2291 Perrot Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot Blvd., NDIP

Time: 9am to 5pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: Adults $12.75, children $9.75 $

Additional Info: http://vergerlabonte.com/labyrinth-of-the-season/?lang=en

Kidcon

KidCon is an event for children where they can explore, discover and play in a uniquely exciting and engaging environment.

We gather everything fun that kids love and encourage them to interact with their favourite forms of entertainment, including television, toys, video games, tabletop games, movies, books, food, technology and more.

With tons of activities, attractions and special surprises, kids 3 to 12 (and all kids at heart) can enjoy the creative freedom of being a child and inspire the imagination of the entire family.

Where: Uniprix Stadium, 285 Gary Carter St. (at Faillon), Montreal

Time: 9am to 5pm

Cost: Starting at $18.63 per person

Ages: Geared to ages 3 to 12 yrs old

Additional Info: http://kidconmtl.com/

Pepe & Colori Tour

Brought on by the success of the animated television show aired on YOOPA since 2015, Pepe & Colori will visit the mall this weekend and offer families kids’ music, a scavenger hunt, avatars and the chance to take pictures with the mascots.

Where: Fairview Mall, 6801 Trans Canada Highway, Pointe-Claire

Time: 11am to 3pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://bit.ly/2dpvCK0

Puppet Theatre- Prince Dung Beetle

Prince Dung Beetle is an interactive puppetry and storytelling show adapted from a long-lost Bavarian folk tale about a young girl, Barbara, and her love for all things great and small.

Children are invited to wear a costume!

Presented by Flying Box Theatre.

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

Time: 11am to 11:30am

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

Ages: 3 and up

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

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 3:30pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: free

Additional Infohttp://www.ville.kirkland.qc.ca/

Science Workshop: Monster Slime

Take part in a fun series of scientific experiments whee you can make Monster Slime, just in time for Halloween.

Library card and pre-registration required.

Where: Beaconsfield Library, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd., Beaconsfield

Time: 2pm

Cost: FREE for library members. Registration required

Ages: 6 to 12 yrs old

Additional Info: http://beaconsfieldbiblioyouth.blogspot.ca