Westmount Here & There
June 27, 2019
A look at events happening in and around Westmount
WESTMOUNT CANADA DAY
On Monday, July 1, activities for the whole family await you: BBQ, Splash Bash at the Westmount Pool, cake for everyone, music and entertainment!
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
SUMMER CONCERTS 2019
Enjoy 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
July 14 – Handmade Journey/Marcel A Trio
July 21 – Sam Kirmayer Trio
July 28 – Duo Contra-Danza
August 4 – Lady and the Tramps
August 11 – Words and Music
Rain venue: Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W.
More information at 514 989-5226.
Centre Greene Activities
Centre 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 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
Events at Westmount Public Library
4574 Sherbrooke W, Westmount
Events are free but registration is required.
Register at the Adult Desk or call 514 989-5299.
Tuesday, July 9 from 2 pm to 4 pm
Summer Film Club – Love & Friendship (2016). Movies are free and do not require a ticket. In Victoria Hall.
Westmount Library’s Events and Programs for Kids
Registration 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.
Wednesday, July 3 from 4 pm to 4:45 pm
The Natural World: Art and Stories – Backyard 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 +)
Tuesday, July 9 from 4 pm to 4:30 pm
Findlay’s Campout – photos! Join Findlay’s Campout and get a picture of you and your favourite book with mascot Findlay Featherton! Next Photo Booth Day: Tuesday, August 6 from 4 pm to 4:30 pm.
Wednesday, July 10 from 4 pm to 4:45 pm
The Natural World: Creepy Crawlies. In the Storytime Room (3 to 6 years)
Thursday, July 11 from 4 pm to 5 pm
Examining Owl Pellets. With Dawn of Imagination. Have fun dissecting the owl pellets and learn about the digestion of owls, their diet, and food webs. In the Storytime Room (5 years +)
And over at the Atwater Library…
1200 Atwater, Westmount
Information at 514 935-7344.
Image: Frédéric Ryan – instagram (@feddomtl
ATWATER LIBRARY CONNECT TO A DIGITAL LIFESTYLE PROJECT
Thursday, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday July 9 from 1 pm to 3 pm
Liz Perrin shows how to take control of the SETTINGS and PREFERENCES on your smartphones and tablets, for accessibility, security, and convenience. Participants may use their own device or one of our tablets. ADVANCE REGISTRATION is required: Richard Cassidy at 514 935-7344 or email@example.com
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.
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.