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ART EXHIBITION: McClure Gallery Student Exhibition
Mar 31 @ 12:00 – Apr 15 @ 17:00

McClure Gallery students exhibition WestmountMag.caThe McClure Gallery of the Visual Arts Centre, 350 Victoria, presents its Annual Student Exhibition from Friday, March 31 to Saturday, April 15.

Students registered in the winter session of the Centre’s School of Art are invited to exhibit their work. The exhibition includes a variety of media and gives students the opportunity to exhibit in the context of a professional gallery. It’s also a chance to appreciate the great diversity of creative activity that takes place at the Centre.

Vernissage: Thursday, March 30 at 6 pm
Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Friday, noon to 6 pm; Saturday, noon to 5 pm

More information at 514 488-9558 or go to visualartscentre

Montreal Camera Club
Apr 17 @ 19:30

The Montreal Camera Club meets every Monday at Westmount Park Church. Everyone is welcome.

National Canadian Film Day 150
Apr 19 @ 13:00 – 14:00

national canadian film day WestmountMag.caWestmount is proud to participate in National Canadian Film Day 150 (NCFD 150) with a screening of the film Mambo Italiano on Wednesday, April 19 at 1 pm in Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W.

National Canadian Film Day 150 (NCFD 150) is a massive one-day celebration of Canadian cinema in honour of our nation’s sesquicentennial. On April 19, 2017, great Canadian movies will be available on air, online and on foot at over 1,700 screenings in cinemas, libraries, public squares and anywhere you can show a film. With free events happening across every province and territory, NCFD 150 – a Canada 150 Signature Project – promises to be the largest film festival in the world. Ever.

Free admission – tickets required (available at Victoria Hall and the Library).
More information at 514 989-5226.

WHA Talk – Women Volunteers in Westmount during World War II
Apr 20 @ 19:00

Westmount Historical Association logo WestmountMag.caOn Thursday, April 20, from 7 pm to 9 pm at the Westmount Public Library, 4574 Sherbrooke W, the Westmount Historical Association presents, as part of its Winter/Spring 2017 Lecture Series, guest speakers Sandra Stock, QAHN and WHA member, and Doreen Lindsay, Past President of WHA.

In 2015, the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN) sponsored an exhibition on the contribution of housewives to the war effort during World War II. Sandra Stock, from QAHN, will describe the project as a whole, while Doreen Lindsay of the WHA will tell the stories of three Westmount women she interviewed for the project.

Doors open at 6:30 pm.
Free for members and $5 for non members.
Additional information at

ART EXHIBITION – City of Westmount employees
Apr 21 @ 10:00 – May 18 @ 19:00

gallery at victoria hallThe Gallery at Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W, presents the works of the City of Westmount employees from Friday, April 21 to Thursday, May 18.

Vernissage: Friday, April 21, from noon to 2 pm.
Gallery hours – Monday to Friday: 10 am to 9 pm; Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm.

More information at 514 989-5521.

Climate Café at Westmount Park United Church
Apr 21 @ 19:00

dawson gardens WestmountMag.caOn Friday, April 21, from 7 pm to 9 pm, the public is invited to attend a Climate Café at Westmount Park United Church, 4695 Maisonneuve W.

The Climate Café is a non-religious event open to everyone, organized by Westmount Park United Church as part of its Faith in Nature Centre, a community committed to building lasting relationship and partnerships for the well-being of the environment. Come to meet the growing number of neighbours who are concerned and want to make a difference!

This month the topic is Dawson College Living Campus. Learn about its great green projects that include rooftop gardesns, ponds, butterflies and bees. The presentation will be followed by a question period.

Entrance is free. Cash-bar with snacks (please bring cash, no cards accepted).
For more information contact Shelagh McNally at 514 937-1146 or go to

Image: courtesy of Dawson College

WHC Smart Living Day – Health, Safety, and Prevention
Apr 22 @ 11:00 – 15:30

healthy city project logo WestmountMag.caOn Saturday, April 22 from 11 am to 3:30 pm at Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W, over 23 exhibitors will present Smart Living Day with expert advice on health, technology, security, green living and more – everything you need to help you live better and smarter. Presented by the Westmount Healthy City Project.

Free admission.
More information at 514 989-5226

CONCERT: Orpheus Singers – A Canadian Choral Tapestry
Apr 22 @ 19:30

orpheus singersOn Saturday, April 22 at 7:30 pm at the Church of St. John the Evangelist (“The Redroof Church”), 137 President-Kennedy, Montreal (Metro Place-des-Arts, 80 bus), the Orpheus Singers present A Canadian Choral Tapestry: Discovering Canada’s rich and diverse musical heritage.

To commemorate the 375th anniversary of the founding of Montreal and the 150th anniversary of the birth of our country, discover the rich and diverse musical heritage this country offers, with music by Canadian composers. With works by Karen Young, David Scott Lytle, Claude Vivier, Gabriel Cusson, Lionel Daunais, Healey Willan & Sydney Perceval.

Adults: $20 – Seniors and students: $15
More information at 514-693-1634 or

Image: courtesy of the Orpheus Singers

Montreal Camera Club
Apr 24 @ 19:30

The Montreal Camera Club meets every Monday at Westmount Park Church. Everyone is welcome.

HCP-MUHC Lecture Series: Innovation, Technology & Medicine
Apr 27 @ 19:00

MUHC Glen Campus WestmountMag.caOn Thursday, April 27 at 7 pm in the Westmount Room of the Westmount Public Library, 4574 Sherbrooke W, the Westmount Healthy City Project and the MUHC Foundation will present Innovation, Technology & Medicine, the second in their 3-part joint venture Spring lecture series.

Penny Chipman, Manager of Oncology Research at the Centre for Innovative Medicine at the MUHC’s Research Institute, will describe how participating in a clinical trial can offer patients the opportunity to be treated with novel, state-of-the art therapies and how, with the new equipment available to the research community and patients, diagnoses and treatments can be discovered and treated faster.

Free and open to all. Register at or at 514 843-1543.
Read the article WHC/MUHC Lecture Series Invitation.

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ART EXHIBITION: Frédérique Ulman-Gagné at the McClure
Apr 28 @ 12:00 – May 20 @ 17:00

Frederique Ulman-GagneThe McClure Gallery of the Visual Arts Centre, 350 Victoria, presents Les choses, featuring the recent works of Frédérique Ulman-Gagné.

For the exhibition Les Choses, the gallery will be taken over by large-scale paintings that open up a dialogue with the exhibition. Les Choses will be comprised of visual scenes without characters and stories. Instead, the scenes focus on the vitality of seemingly endless colours and abstract forms.

Vernissage: Thursday, April 27 at 6 pm
Exhibition: April 28 to May 20
Artist’s Talk: Thursday, May 4 at 7 pm
Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Friday, noon to 6 pm; Saturday, noon to 5 pm

More information at 514 488-9558 or go to visualartscentre

Household Hazardous Waste Collection
Apr 29 @ 09:00 – 17:00

hazardous waste résidus domestiques dangereux westmountmag.caThe Household Hazardous Waste Collection will be held on Saturday, April 29 from 9 am to 5 pm in the Westmount Public Library parking lot, 4574 Sherbrooke W.

The City of Westmount hosts a special collection day each spring and fall when residents may bring products for safe disposal. Bring your paint cans, solvents, batteries, old electronics, used clothing, and more.

Click to consult the complete list of accepted items under the tab Household Hazardous Waste.
More information at  514 989-5390

Image: courtesy of the City of Westmount

BENEFIT CONCERT: Sweet Familiar Sounds
Apr 29 @ 14:00

A Benefit Concert for St-Margaret’s Day Center will take place Saturday, April 29 at 2 pm at Westmount Park United Church, 4695 de Maisonneuve.

General admission: $ 25. Donations appreciated.
For more information contact Linda Lemay at 514 932-3630 ext. 3051 or Elizabeth Mourelatos at 514 932-3630 ext. 3047.

Image: courtesy of Westmount Park United Church

FILM – Expo 67: Mission Impossible
Apr 29 @ 19:00

expo67 WestmountMag.caOn Saturday, April 29 at 7 pm in Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W, there will be the English Premiere of the documentary film Expo 67: Mission Impossible with guest speakers and a pop-up ‘ecomuseum’ segment that will permit the audience to share their Expo 67 memories and mementos.

Cash bar. Free tickets available at Victoria Hall and the Library.
More information at 514 989-5226 and

Lac-Mégantic: Life Loss Legacy
Apr 30 @ 19:00

lac megantic train disaster WestmountMag.caOn Sunday, April 30 at 7 pm, an evening on the theme of Lac-Mégantic: Life Loss Legacy will take place at the Atwater Library, 1200 Atwater. Featuring Donald Winkler (Forty-seven Stations for a Ravaged Town); George Elliott Clarke, Canada’s Poet Laureate; a presentation by Bruce Campbell, Lac-Mégantic: Public Betrayal, Corporate Negligence, Justice Denied; a photo exhibition by Michel Huneault, The Long Night of Megantic; and more. With support from the Union of Canadian Transport Employees.

For more information contact Jack Locke at 514 484-0254.

Image: courtesy of the Sureté du Québec

Montreal Camera Club
May 1 @ 19:30

The Montreal Camera Club meets every Monday at Westmount Park Church. Everyone is welcome.

Westmount Council Meeting
May 1 @ 20:00

Westmount Council sessions generally take place the first Monday of the month at City Hall, 4333 Sherbrooke W.

Everyone is welcome.

LECTURE: Women’s Canadian Club of Montreal – Kelly Hawke Baxter
May 2 @ 12:30

microphone westmountmag.caOn Tuesday, May 2 at 12:30 pm, at Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W, The Women’s Canadian Club of Montreal presents What does it mean to live sustainably? with Kelly Hawke Baxter, Founding Executive Director and Board member, The Natural Step Canada.

Preceded by a presentation of  the Public Speaking winners and their prize-winning speeches from the EMSB and the Quebec Association of Independent Schools.

A sandwich lunch is served at cost with tea/coffee from 11:45 am to 12:15 pm
Women’s Canadian Club of Montreal members free.
Annual membership $50, individual lecture $10.

A question and answer period will follow the presentation.
For more information contact Carolyn Roper (Publicity) at 514 932-4005 or Pamela Brydges (President) at 514 488-7891.

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DANCE: Ballroom Blitz Dance Evening
May 6 @ 20:00

swing dancers westmountmag.caOn Saturday, May 6, from 8 pm to midnight, at Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W, it’s the Ballroom Blitz. Enjoy an evening of dance – ballroom, swing, rumba, and more – accompanied by a big band with 17 musicians. Cash bar.

Tickets: $25 at the door / $20 in advance (1 drink included). Available at Victoria Hall and the Library, and online at
More information at 514 989-5226.

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MUSIC: Fundraiser for NDG Food Depot
May 6 @ 20:00

burton street singers westmountmag.caThe Burton Street Singers will host their eight musical cabaret night on Saturday, May 6 at Kensington Presbyterian Church Auditorium, 6225 Godfrey, corner of Kensington in NDG, to raise funds for the NDG Food Depot.

To commemorate Canada’s birthday, this year’s show features works by Canadian composers and/or lyricists. Performing as an octet as well as in smaller ensembles, these talented singers will cover French-Canadian folk songs and modern works by composer Stephen Chatman, classics by Neil Young, Gordon Lightfoot and Leonard Cohen, and originals from the group’s very own Isabel Belina. Come and celebrate Canadian music!

Show is at 8 pm, doors open at 7:30 pm.
Tickets are $15; $5 for children 12 and under.
Snacks and drinks will be for sale.

For more information contact Phillipa Rispin at 514 481-9861 or

Image: courtesy of the Burton Street Singers

MUHC/Cycle Neron CycleSwap
May 7 @ 08:00 – 15:30

Cycle Swap logo WestmountMag.caOn Sunday, May 7 from 8 am to 3:30 pm in the parking lot of 5100 de Maisonneuve W, there will be a CycleSwap, a fundraising event organized by the Friends of the MUHC and Cycle Neron.

Have you outgrown your old bike, want a different type of bike or have one to sell? You can buy or sell a bike! Twenty percent of the proceeds from the sale of all bikes will go towards improving patient welfare at the MUHC.

More information at

WMA – Monthly General Meeting
May 8 @ 19:00

The Westmount Municipal Association is an independent, non-partisan volunteer organization devoted to promoting good, responsive local government. Board meetings are held every second Monday of the month (unless otherwise specified) and are open to all.
Meetings are open to all Westmount citizens.

Montreal Camera Club
May 8 @ 19:30

The Montreal Camera Club meets every Monday at Westmount Park Church. Everyone is welcome.

WHS Talk: Create a Beautiful Environment-Friendly Garden
May 9 @ 19:00

shady garden - westmountmag.caOn Tuesday, May 9, from 7 pm to 9 pm, at the Westmount Public Library, 4574 Sherbrooke W, the Westmount Horticultural Society presents guest speaker Elaine Sanders, garden and landscape designer, coach and writer.

Learn top tips and design choices for creating a garden that will be healthy, productive and stunning.

Doors open 6:30 pm for tea, coffee and homemade cookies.
Entrance: members free, guests $5.
Everyone welcome.
More information at 514 233-2788.

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WMA Annual General Meeting
May 10 @ 19:00

logo WMA WestmountMag.caThe Annual General Meeting of the Westmount Municipal Association (WMA) will take place on Wednesday, May 10 from 6:30 pm in Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W.

Reception: 6:30 pm
Meeting: 7 pm
Special guest speaker: Peter F. Trent “Westmount: Shaping the course ahead”
Awarding of the Derek Walker Volunteer of the Year Award.

A reminder to WMA members that annual membership fees of $10 for individuals and $15 for families, are due by the date of the Annual General Meeting. You can join or renew via Paypal or mail your cheque to: PO Box 653, Succursale Victoria, Westmount, Qc H3Z 2Y7.

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