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Westmount Here & There
June 20, 2019

A look at events happening in and around Westmount

FÊTE NATIONALE DU QUÉBEC

fete st-jean westmountmag.caOn Friday, June 21 in Westmount Park (south of the playground), celebrate the arrival of summer with Fête nationale du Québec festivities!

Grab a bite to eat from the Dim Sum Montréal and Winneburger food trucks, enjoy a magic show, and join the Storywalk® launch. When the sun goes down, stay for cake and a free outdoor concert.

 

PROGRAMME

5 pm – Magic show with Jody M from Montrealmagic
Crafts, games and activities. Face painting by Studio D.

5:30 pm – Picnic Time
Dim Sum Montréal and Winneburger food trucks. Cotton Candy and cash bar.

6 pm – Special craft
Decorate a bear cookie

6:30 pm – Storywalk® Lauch
How to Catch a Bear Who Loves to Read with authors Andrew Katz and Juliana Léveillé-Trudel

7 pm – Cake for all

7:30 pm – Concert: Marc Angers et les Fils du diable
Marc Angers et les Fils du diable will get you dancing with their lively show mixing traditional folk music and Irish instrumental pieces!

Rain venue: Victoria Hall (4626 Sherbrooke W)
More information at 514 989-5226

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WESTMOUNT CANADA DAY

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On Monday, July 1, activities for the whole family await you: BBQ, Splash Bash at the Westmount Pool, cake for everyone, music and entertainment!

PROGRAMME

11 am – Canadian Citizenship Ceremony
In Victoria Hall

Noon – BBQ Lunch
Hamburgers, hot-dogs and beverages
Organized by the Westmount YMCA Teen Zone
At the Westmount Recreation Centre

2 pm – Splash Bash
Games and prizes
At the Westmount Pool

3 pm – Canada Day Cake
At the Westmount Recreation Centre

More information at 514 989-5353

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SUMMER CONCERTS 2019

summer concerts 2019 - WestmountMag.caEnjoy jazz, classical and popular music on Sundays at 2 pm by the lagoon in Westmount Park – bring your picnic and a chair!

July 7 – Juliana & Jesse
Funk, R&B

July 14 – Handmade Journey/Marcel A Trio
Brazilian jazz

July 21 – Sam Kirmayer Trio
Jazz

July 28 – Duo Contra-Danza
Classical

August 4 – Lady and the Tramps
Blues

August 11 – Words and Music

Rain venue: Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W.
More information at 514 989-5226.

Centre Greene Activities

Centre Greene westmountmag.caCentre Greene, 1090 Greene, is host to a wide variety of activities for young and old, including a Caregiver’s Tea, Themed Activity Nights, Drop-in Daycare, After School Program, Kids’ Kitchen, Tumbling Tots Playgroup, Seniors’ Lunches, and more!

Centre Greene Summer Day Camp
For children 5 to 11 years old. Runs from June 25 to August 16.
Summer Day Camp Info Brochure

For more information, call 514 931-6202 or visit centregreene.org 

Image: courtesy of Centre Greene

Activities at Contactivity

contactivity centreContactivity Centre, 4695 de Maisonneuve W, is a non-profit community centre that provides a welcoming, caring and safe place for autonomous seniors 60+, where a sense of community and social engagement can be fostered. The centre hosts various courses and interest groups that encompass the mind, body and soul. For information on the Centre’s activities call 514 932-2326 or consult contactivitycentre.org

Image: courtesy of Contactivity Centre


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Events at Westmount Public Library

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Events are free but registration is required.
Register at the Adult Desk or call 514 989-5299.

Fridays until June 21 from 1 pm to 3 pm
Tales & Travels Series. A weekly activity for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Registration is required and spaces are limited. Full details at 514 989-5530 or dmiguez@westmount.org. In the Westmount Room.

Tuesday, June 25 from 7 pm to 9 pm
English Book Club – Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. A lively discussion ensues over coffee. In the Westmount Room.


 

Westmount Library’s Events and Programs for Kids

photo: Westmount Library mascotRegistration is required for all events. To register, present your child’s library card at the Children’s Desk. For more information, call 514 989-5229.

From June 17 to June 22
Read away your fines!
Get Your Summer Read On is the official registration kick-off for the 2019 TD Summer Reading Club across Canada. For kids: Every 15 minutes of reading is worth $1.00. You can read down any or all of your fines that week. Replacement charges for lost or damaged items are not eligible. Registration required.

Thursday, June 20 from 3 pm to 4 pm
Celebrate the Library’s 120th Birthday in the Library courtyard with cake and lemonade.

Friday, June 21 to Sunday, September 8
StoryWalk® with How to Catch a Bear Who Loves to Read. With authors Andrew Katz and Juliana Léveillé-Trudel. A StoryWalk® is a fun activity that places a children’s book along a path in the park. Share your photos with us using the hashtag #WPLStorywalk. In Westmount Park.

Friday, June 21 from 6 pm to 7 pm
Launch – StoryWalk® with How to Catch a Bear Who Loves to Read. Special launch with authors Andrew Katz and Juliana Léveillé-Trudel. A StoryWalk® is a fun activity that places a children’s book along a path in the park. Share your photos with us using the hashtag #WPLStorywalk. In Westmount Park.

Wednesday, July 3 from 4 pm to 4:45 pm
The Natural World: Art and StoriesBackyard Birds. in the Storytime Room  (3 to 6 years)

Wednesdays, July 3 to August 21 from 10:30 am to 11 am
Family Storytime and Songs. No registration is necessary. Participants will be welcomed on a first-come, first-served basis. In the Storytime Room.  (6 months to 36 months)

Thursday, July 4 at 4 pm
Movie Day: Ferngully, The Last Rainforest. A rainforest is in danger of being cut down, so one of its residents takes it upon herself to show a worker the damage he is causing. In the Westmount Room. (6 years +)



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And over at the Atwater Library…

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1200 Atwater, Westmount
Information at 514 935-7344.
Image: Frédéric Ryan – instagram (@feddomtl


ATWATER LIBRARY CONNECT TO A DIGITAL LIFESTYLE PROJECT

Thursdays, June 20 and June 27 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Digital Help Hub. A computer instructor will be in the main lobby to provide 20-30 minutes of FREE help with your cell phone, tablet or computer. Please register in advance with Richard Cassidy at 514 935-7344 or richard@atwaterlibrary.ca


SIMPLY HILARIOUS

Saturday, June 22 from 1 pm to 3 pm
Actress Fanny Lacroix and author Monique Polak host a seniors storytelling event. Attendees have a chance to win a $500 prize! Presented by the Blue Metropolis Foundation in collaboration with the Atwater Library. For more info and to register, phone 514 932-1112 ext. 33 or email frederick.gaudin-laurin@metropolisbleu.org


ATWATER LIBRARY FINANCIAL LITERACY PROGRAM

Thursday, June 27 from 1 pm to 3 pm
Leah Gardner, lawyer and legal plain language specialist with Éducaloi, conducts an information session on Protect Your Money from Financial Fraud and Abuse. Discussion with Q&A.


SEED LIBRARY

Calling Gardeners! The Seed Library has resources to get you started this season with packets of seeds for planting indoors – beans, peas, tomatoes, lettuce and other vegetables – as well as a growing collection of books on gardening and seed saving. One example is Starting Seeds: How To Grow Healthy, Productive Vegetables, Herbs and Flowers From Seed by Barbara W. Ellis.


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Consult our community calendar for more events.

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