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Westmount Here & There
December 26, 2019

A look at events happening in and around Westmount

LET’S TALK OPERA!

Opéra de Montréal logo WestmountMag.caOn Sunday, January 12 at 2 pm at Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W, there will be a discussion on Written on Skin by George Benjamin.

Opéra de Montreal offers a stimulating exploration of each opera of the season, featuring singers and guests. Plot, music, voices, cultural context, composer – everything you ever wanted to know! Hosted by musicologist Pierre Vachon, PhD.

Presented in English by L’Opéra de Montréal.
Free event. For more information and to register go to operademontreal.com

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!

NEW – Seniors’ Fitness Program starting in the new year!
Please reserve at 931-6202.

NEW – Simple Eats! Seniors’ Cooking Program with MaryLynn
A series of monthly culinary workshops starting on Wednesday, January 15 from 10 am to 1 pm. Cost is $20 per workshop.
Please reserve at 931-6202.

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

Bibliothèque de Westmount library, Westmount QC _WestmountMag.ca4574 Sherbrooke W, Westmount
Events are free but registration is required.
Register at the Adult Desk or call 514 989-5299.

Wednesday, January 8 from 10:15 am to 12:15
Poetry Workshop with Ann Lloyd
. The Westmount Poetry Group meets to compose poetry together. Members propose themes at the beginning of each session and every two weeks after that. Everyone is welcome! In the Boardroom.

Wednesday, January 8 from 7 pm to 9 pm
Film Club – Documentary – Un journaliste au front (2016). From Egypt to Turkey and Iraq by way of Israel and Palestine, filmmaker Santiago Bertolino captures the ups and downs of a new kind of journalism in action. In French. Discussions are led by Katherine Kasirer, NFB librarian. Tickets available at the Main Desk four weeks prior for library members, remaining tickets one week prior for the general public. 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.

Friday, December 27 from 2 pm to 3:30 pm
Holiday Film
 – Abominable. In the Westmount Room. (4 years +)

Friday, January 3 from 2 pm to 3:30 pm
Holiday Film
 – Mr. Poppers Penguins. In the Westmount Room. (4 years +)

Saturday, January 11
LEGO®CLUB
From 2 pm to 3 pm (4 to 6 year olds)
From 3 pm to 4 pm (7 to 12 year olds)
In the Storytime Room.



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And over at the Atwater Library…

Atwater Library - WestmountMag.ca

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

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

Closed until Thursday, January 2 at 10 am.

LUNCHTIME SERIES

The Atwater Library Lunchtime Series features once-a-week presentations by leading writers, musicians, intellectuals, scientists, and many more people sharing their knowledge and experience with the Atwater Library community. Lunchtime Series events usually take place on Thursdays (but sometimes are on other days), from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Admission is free though donations are appreciated! Everyone is welcome and coffee and biscuits are served.

Thursday, January 9 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Dr. Anja Borck gives a presentation on the Emile Berliner Musée des Ondes, which is housed in the RCA Building in Saint-Henri.


ATWATER LIBRARY CONNECT PROJECT

Mondays from noon to 3 pm
Internet Peer Café, a series of gatherings of seniors and young people working on digital media projects. Come and enjoy collaboratively creating digital stories, blogspots and podcasts for part or all of the afternoon. ADVANCE REGISTRATION is required: Richard Cassidy at 514-935-7344 or richard@atwaterlibrary.ca
With funding from the Government of Canada.

Thursdays from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Digital Help Hub. A computer instructor will be in the main lobby to provide 20 to 30 minutes of FREE help with your cell phone, tablet or computer. ADVANCE REGISTRATION is required: Richard Cassidy at 514-935-7344 or richard@atwaterlibrary.ca
With funding from the Government of Canada.


Feature image: Andrew BurloneBouton S'inscrire à l'infolettre – WestmountMag.ca

Consult our community calendar for more events.

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