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!
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
The Westmount Public Library offers a variety of activities and events for all tastes and interests including Film Clubs, Poetry Workshops, Let’s Talk Opera, Knitting Club, Book Clubs and more!
Westmount Library’s events and programs for kids and teens
The Library also offers a host of activities for children and teens including Book Clubs, Gaming at the Library, Movies, Arts and Crafts, Storytimes and much more!
Visit westlib.org to view the events calendar.
And over at the Atwater Library…
1200 Atwater, Westmount
Information at 514 935-7344.
Image: Frédéric Ryan – Instagram (@feddomtl
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 30 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
A special event to mark the 100th anniversary of the opening of the library building. Consultant, teacher and author Nancy Dunton traces the building’s history and comments on its architectural significance. Architect Nathan Bonneville gives a short presentation on the current elevator-accessibility project and answers questions.
Friday, February 7 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm
To celebrate Black History Month, the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series features a concert by the IMANI Gospel Singers, directed by Marcia Bailey.
Thursday, February 13 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm
Dr. Jordan LeBel, chocolate and food marketing expert, presents The Pleasures of Chocolate, a short history with a tasting of local artisanal chocolates!
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
With funding from the Government of Canada.
Tuesday, February 11 from 1 pm to 3 pm
A Hands-on Workshop on Using the Internet to Build Your Community. Liz Perrin introduces you to apps and websites such as Meetup to link you to people with similar interests. ADVANCE REGISTRATION is required: Richard Cassidy at 514-935-7344 or email@example.com
Friday, January 31 from 4 pm to 6 pm
Bodies in Lyric – Tanya Evanson on Spoken Word. A co-presentation at Concordia University’s 4th Space, LB 103, 1400 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W, of the Atwater Writers Exhibition, SpokenWeb, and the Atwater Poetry Project. This talk will examine some current states in spoken word and look at the work of artists Kaie Kellough, Moe Clark and Cat Kidd. With a live performance featuring Tanya Evanson on vocals, Jahsun on percussion and Jean-Michel Frédéric on keys.
Saturday, February 1 from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm
The Page with Ears Open – A Spoken Word Workshop, a co-presentation of the Atwater Writers Exhibition, SpokenWeb, and the Atwater Poetry Project. Space is limited and ADVANCE REGISTRATION is required: Elise Moser at firstname.lastname@example.org
ATWATER LIBRARY FINANCIAL LITERACY PROGRAM
Wednesday, February 5 from 1 pm to 3 pm
Landlords and Tenants: Rights and Responsibilities: Leah Gardner, lawyer and legal plain language specialist with Éducaloi, conducts an information session on rental housing. Presentation with Q&A.
Wednesday, February 12 from 1 pm to 3 pm
Your 2019 Income Tax Return: Lynn Bennett, Certified Financial Planner, gives an overview of 2019 provisions of federal and provincial income tax, particularly pertaining to seniors. We’ll look at tax treatment for different types of income and expenses, and some of the credits and strategies you may use to optimize your tax bill. Moderated Q&A with discussion.
ATWATER LIBRARY BOOK CLUB
The Atwater Library Book Club is led with intelligence and skill by author Mary Soderstrom.
Wednesday, February 12 from 7:30 pm to 9 pm
A discussion on Songs for the Cold of Heart by Éric Dupont, translated from the French by Peter McCambridge.