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Weekly Activities

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, April 7:

Expo for Kids:The Continuity of Movement – Take 2

n the fall of 2016, students from Pointe-Claire elementary schools discovered 17 artworks from their city’s permanent collection when they visited The Continuity of Movement exhibition.

Teachers joined in the process by adopting one of these artworks so that their students might experience it on a daily basis. Over a period of eight weeks, students became familiar with it, looked it over from every possible angle, and were inspired by it.

The Continuity of Movement…. Take 2 is the result of their daily contact with art.

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

Easter Sweets

We invite you and your tot to hop right into this class, where you’ll make some tasty treats that would make Peter Cottontail jump with joy! You’ll both have fun creating yummy Chocolate Cookie & Easter Egg Bark and scrumptious Iced Easter Bunny Cupcakes,

both of which you’ll want to add to your regular repertoire at home.

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

Where: Provigo Le Marche Kirkland

Time: 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Cost: $9 per person

Age: 2 to 6 yrs old with a parent

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

First Fridays at St. Columba

This month’s theme: Rainbows – All the Colours of the World

Rainbows have inspired humans the world over for generations. Join us for a rainbow of fun on Fri., April 7th – St. Columba’s First Fridays Community Supper. Young and old – all ages are welcome. No registration necessary. Suggested donation is only $8 per adult, but give what you can.

Come and taste a rainbow of food beginning with snacks and activities for the youngsters at 17h30 (but come when you can).

Dinner is served around 18h30. It is BYOB with juice, water, coffee and vegetarian options always available.

Kids who finish quickly can continue with the activities or watch a movie. Parents can relax! Kids rejoin their parents for dessert and the draw for our lovely, colourful floral centerpieces donated by Fleurifik in the Valois Village.

So come show your colours at our RAINBOW Dinner, found “somewhere over the rainbow”!

Where: St. Columba, 11 Rodney Ave. Pointe-Claire, QC | H9R 4L8

Time: 5:30 to 9pm but come when you can

5:30- children’s activities   630 – meal is served

Cost: suggested donation – $8 per adult but give what you can. Free for kids ,BYOB – juice, water and coffee are always available

Vegetarian options also available

Ages: All ages

Additional Infohttp://stcolumba.ca/2015/01/first-fridays/

Easter Egg Hunt

The Easter Bunny is coming to the library early this year. Listen to an Easter story, then try to find where he has hidden the eggs.

Where: Beaconsfield Library
303 Beaconsfield Blvd.
Beaconsfield

Time: 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Ages: all ages

Cost: FREE drop-in activity

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

Saturday, April 8:

Spring into Wellness Fair

The Wellness Fair is a full day event. Guests will be able to attend FREE OF CHARGE. All attendees will have the opportunity to walk around the fair and visit up to 40 exhibitors of their choice. Attendees will also be able to participate in workshops & conferences (for a small fee) throughout the day.

Where: Holiday Inn Pointe Claire

Time: 10am to 5pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: Free Entrance

Additional Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/260457217693038/

Build a Bunny Basket

Kids will learn how to build a Bunny Basket with easy to follow step-by-step instructions.

Kids’ projects can be painted in-store. Please dress appropriately for painting.

Where: Various Home Depot Locations

Time: 10am to 12pm

Ages: 5 to 12 yrs old

Cost: Free

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

Dorval Elementary School Spring Fling

This event includes a bake sale, craft fair, children’s games, used book sale & flea market.

There are great prizes up for grabs in the raffle and the online auction (view the items at the link below). Bidding starts on March 31st.

All proceeds to Dorval Elementary’s Home & School Association, funding school-wide projects and activities.

Where: Dorval Elementary School
1750 Carson Ave.
Dorval

Time: 10am to 3pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://dorvalspringfling2017.eflea.ca/view

Easter Sweets

We invite you and your tot to hop right into this class, where you’ll make some tasty treats that would make Peter Cottontail jump with joy! You’ll both have fun creating yummy Chocolate Cookie & Easter Egg Bark and scrumptious Iced Easter Bunny Cupcakes,

both of which you’ll want to add to your regular repertoire at home.

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

Where: Provigo Le Vaudreuil-Dorion

Time: 10am to 11am

Cost: $9 per person

Age: 2 to 6 yrs old with a parent

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 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

Easter Activities at Chapters

Easter is upon us! Come have fun with us on Saturday April 8th at 11am. We have a bunch of fun activities planned for you guys! Arts and crafts, Easter Storytime and wacky games are on the menu!
Call the store to reserve your spot and for more details!

Where: Chapters Pointe Claire

Time: 11am to 12pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1797607803899380/

Cineplex Family Favorites

This week’s movie is “The Land Before Time”

Where: Cineplex Kirkland

Time: 11:00am

Cost: $2.99

Age: All ages

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

Welcome back Spring 

Spend the day with SABi the bunny and Madame Michou the storyteller. There will be many family activities being offered, including:

  • small farm and pony rides
  • clown balloon sculptor
  • face painting
  • storyteller
  • games stalls

There will also be local artisans on site as well as a photographer who will be taking souvenir photos with SABi the bunny ($5).

In case of rain, event will be held on Sunday, April 9th.

Where: Lalonde Park
corner of Lalonde St. and Ste. Anne St.
Ste. Anne de Bellevue, QC

Time: 11:30am to 5:00pm

Cost: Free entrance- fee for some activities

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.ville.sainte-anne-de-bellevue.qc.ca/en/calendar?month=2017-04#navMonth

Expo for Kids:The Continuity of Movement – Take 2

n the fall of 2016, students from Pointe-Claire elementary schools discovered 17 artworks from their city’s permanent collection when they visited The Continuity of Movement exhibition.

Teachers joined in the process by adopting one of these artworks so that their students might experience it on a daily basis. Over a period of eight weeks, students became familiar with it, looked it over from every possible angle, and were inspired by it.

The Continuity of Movement…. Take 2 is the result of their daily contact with art.

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/

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: Mon 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

Sunday, April 9:

Walk for Wildlife: Birds Galore at the Arboretum

Do you love getting outside to play and to explore nature? We do too! To celebrate CWF’s National Wildlife Week and Walk for Wildlife, we’ll be taking a look at the bird life of the Morgan Arboretum with Bird Protection Quebec. Le Nichoir and Arboretum naturalists. Come and learn about our new Wild Family Nature Club program and how you can start up your own club and receive a free Canadian Wildlife Federation backpack full of activity cards and gear. Bring a picnic lunch and explore more on your own afterwards!

If you’d like to donate to the Walk for Wildlife campaign, please click here.

We’ll meet in front of the Conservation Center (2nd parking lot). Please dress for the weather, wear waterproof boots or shoes that can get very wet and muddy, and bring binoculars if you have them. There are bathrooms but there is no drinking water on site.

Online registration required.

Where: Morgan Arboretum
Macdonald Campus, McGill University
150 Pines Rd.
Ste. Anne de Bellevue, QC  H9X 3V9

Time: 9:45am to 12pm

Cost: Adults $7, students/seniors $4.50, children (4-14) $3.50, families $17.50

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: http://cwf.tiged.org/wfnc/calendar/event/33979

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 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

Paul’s Annual Free Family Day!

Petting Zoo, Face painting, specialty coffees for Parents and MORE!

Where: L’espace Beaconsfield, 40 H St. Charles Beaconsfield QC H9W5Z6

Time: 11am to 3pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/195748087583733/

Expo for Kids:The Continuity of Movement – Take 2

n the fall of 2016, students from Pointe-Claire elementary schools discovered 17 artworks from their city’s permanent collection when they visited The Continuity of Movement exhibition.

Teachers joined in the process by adopting one of these artworks so that their students might experience it on a daily basis. Over a period of eight weeks, students became familiar with it, looked it over from every possible angle, and were inspired by it.

The Continuity of Movement…. Take 2 is the result of their daily contact with art.

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/

Easter Workshop: Goose Egg Art

If the saying is true: you’ve got to crack a few eggs to make an omelet, in our workshop, our eggs will become work of art. Come and decorate your own goose egg which you will be able to hang for Easter.

Where: Kirkland Library
17100 Hymus Blvd.
Kirkland, QC  H9J 2W2

Time: 2pm to 3:30pm

Cost:FREE for library members. Online registration required

Ages: 7 to 12yrs old

Additional Info: http://www.ville.kirkland.qc.ca/culture-and-recreation/municipal-library/youth-corner

Mini Easter Crafts

Make several little crafts just in time for Easter!

Library membership and registration required.

Where: Beaconsfield Library
303 Beaconsfield Blvd.
Beaconsfield, QC  H9W 4A7

Time: 2pm to 3pm

Cost: FREE for library members. Registration required

Ages: 4 and Up

Additional Info: http://www.beaconsfield.ca/en/living-in-beaconsfield/upcoming-events/icalrepeat.detail/2017/04/09/690/-/mini-easter-crafts

Expo for Kids:The Continuity of Movement – Take 2

n the fall of 2016, students from Pointe-Claire elementary schools discovered 17 artworks from their city’s permanent collection when they visited The Continuity of Movement exhibition.

Teachers joined in the process by adopting one of these artworks so that their students might experience it on a daily basis. Over a period of eight weeks, students became familiar with it, looked it over from every possible angle, and were inspired by it.

The Continuity of Movement…. Take 2 is the result of their daily contact with art.

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/

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 31:

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

Raise a Food Lover : Passport to Italy

In this interactive, hands-on class, you and your child will learn proper cooking techniques and healthy ingredient choices so that you can create nutritious, family-friendly dishes at home.

This month, travel to Italy and learn about it’s culture, sample some foods unique to the region, and learn to cook some of these dishes.

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 12yrs old with a parent

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

Teen Cooking : Easter Dinner

In this interactive, hands-on class, teens will learn to make turkey meatloaf with cranberry sauce, served with herbed bread dressing, mashed potatoes, glazed carrots, and decorated Easter cupcakes.

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

Where: Provigo Le Marche Pierrefonds

Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Cost: $18 per person

Age: 12 to 16yrs 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/

Short Films for Young Children : Tchou-Tchou

A girl and a boy are having fun in a cube, cone and cylinder city that they built themselves. This animated short film uses a construction set to explore kids’ imaginary world. No words.

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

Time: 7:00pm

Cost: Free, passes required

Age: 3 to 5yrs old with a parent/caregiver

Additional Info: http://www.pointe-claire.ca/en/calendar/short-films-for-young-children/

Saturday, April 1:

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 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

 

Cineplex Sensory Friendly Movie: Beauty and the Beast

Enjoy lower sounds, increased lighting, spacious seating, bring your own snacks, and a quiet Calming Zone separate room throughout the movie. SPECIAL: MOVIE-GOERS WILL RECEIVE ONE FREE AUTISM SPEAKS CANADA BLUE SILICONE BRACELET TO CELEBRATE WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY, COURTESY OF TOYS”R”Us Babies”R”Us (while quantities last)

Where: Cineplex Kirkland

Time: 10:30am to 12:00pm

Cost: Children’s admission price for all

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.cineplex.com/Theatres/SensoryFriendly

Cineplex Family Favorites

This week’s movie is “Looney Tunes Shorts”

Where: Cineplex Kirkland

Time: 11:00am

Cost: $2.99

Age: All ages

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

Games & Toys Day At Chapters Pointe Claire

They are inviting you to bring your kids to our store and try out a bunch of different games and toys! This is not and April’s Fool! We’ll have demo stations available so that everyone can try everything! Board games, Paw Patrol toys, Lego, Magformer constructions and even our new Anki Overdrive will be available!

Where: 6321 Aut. Transcanadienne, Pointe Claire

Time: 11am to 1pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages

Additional Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1376232065770426/

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/

Sunday, April 2:

Sensory-Friendly Shopping Hour

Celebrate World Autism Awareness Day this year at Toys “R” Us. On Sunday April 2nd, locations will open one hour early for families to enjoy our Sensory Friendly Shopping Hour. In-store product demos and activites, no in-store music or announcements, dimmed lighting as well as designated quiet areas
Enjoy the Sensory Friendly Shopping Hour on Sunday April 2nd, one hour prior to regular store hours.

Where: Check your local Toys R Us location

Time: 9:00am to 10:00am

Age: All ages

Additional Info: http://www.toysrus.ca/shop/index.jsp?categoryId=3373022

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 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

Bunny Breakfast & Dancing

Enjoy exciting parent-child activities such as decorating your own Easter egg, and learning the bunny hop. Hip-hop and jazz shows will be performed by youth students. Hot coffee will be available for mom and dad, juice for kids, and continental breakfast for all. Reservations required.

Where: San Tropez Dance Centre, 54 Brunswick Blvd. W., Pointe-Claire

Time: 11:30am to 1:30pm

Cost: Adults $7 and children $5

Age: All ages

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

Sugaring Off at Morgan Arboretum

Celebrate the return of springtime in our sugar maple grove, one of the few remaining on the Island of Montreal. Enjoy a wagon ride to our sugar house and learn how syrup is made in the traditional way: on a wood fire, from sap collected in buckets. German sausages, hotdogs, drinks and, of course, taffy on snow will be sold at a nominal charge. Freshly made maple syrup will also be sold onsite! This is, for the most part, an outdoor event. No reservations. First come, first served.

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

Time: 12:00pm to 3:30pm

Cost: Adults $7, seniors & students $4.50, children $2.50, families $17

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/

 

Library Murder Mystery

A murder has been committed in the library. Older kids are invited to search for clues and solve the mystery.

Library membership and online registration required.

Where: Kirkland Library, 17100 Hymus Blvd., Kirkland

Time: 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Cost: Free for library members

Age: 9 to 13yrs old

Additional Info: http://www.ville.kirkland.qc.ca/culture-and-recreation/municipal-library/youth-corner

Crazy Science: Magic Coffee Filters

Boom! Yuck! Boing! WOW!!! A fun series of scientific experiments. Library membership and registration 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/

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 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

 

This Saturday March 4th is Customer appreciation day at Baskin Robins in Kirkland.

The Kirkland location and its newest franchisee, Feng Jiang, will welcome friends and neighbours on Saturday, March 4 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. for Customer Appreciation Day as a token of their gratitude to the community! Invite your friends and loved ones for this special event, during which Baskin-Robbins will be offering 31 cent junior scoops to all. Grab the kids and let’s ring in spring with a nice Ice Cream treat this saturday in Kirkland.

Community party with entertainment, and promotions for the entire family to enjoy, including 31 cent junior scoops!

Baskin-Robbins

2752 Boulevard Saint-Charles,

Kirkland, QC H9H 3B6

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March Break is upon us, are you looking for something to do with the kids? If so, we’ve gathered a bunch of information for you! Here are links to all the local activities that will be taking place throughout the West Island:

Chapters Pointe Claire

Lots of fun activities happening over at Chapters Pointe Claire during March Break.

Each event will start at 11am and last until the activities run their courses. Parents should always call the store in advance to signup their kids to the activities as they will have limited space for all of them.

 

Monday March 6th: Qixels Craft and Games!

Tuesday March 7th: Klutz arts and crafts!

Wednesday March 8th: Board Games and Shopkins day!

Thursday March 9th: Dr. Seuss and animal day!

Friday March 10th: Kitchen fun with Playd’oh!

Click here to see all the events listed.

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES:

 

You will find below a list of other places you can visit to keep yourself busy in and outside of the West Island:

 

West Island:

Ecomuseum Zoo

21125 Chemin Ste-Marie

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue

ZigZagZoo

980 ave. St-Charles

Vaudreuil-Dorion

Bricolo Café Céramique

1001 Emile-Bouchard

Vaudreuil-Dorion

WooHoo

25 blvd. Cité des Jeunes

Vaudreuil-Dorion

Artista

15757 blvd. Pierrefonds

Pierrefonds

Skytag

77 blvd. Brunswick

DDO

Centre D’amusement Lapins Cretins

2315-H Trans Canadienne

Pointe Claire

 

Further Out:

Granby Zoo

1050 Boulevard David Bouchard Nord

Granby

Atrium 1000

1000 Rue de la Gauchetière Ouest

Montreal

Village du Pere Noel

987 Morin St.

Val-David

Espace Pour la Vie

4777, avenue Pierre-De Coubertin

Montreal

Montreal Science Centre

2 Rue de la Commune Ouest

Montreal

Montreal Children’s Museum

3802 Curé-Labelle blvd.

Chomedey, Laval

Aquadome

1411 Rue Lapierre

Lasalle

iSaute

2045 Boulevard Dagenais Ouest

Laval

Disney on Ice: Follow your Heart

From March 9th to 12th

Bell Centre, Montreal