Rhonda’s Best of the West April 2018


There is so much fun to be had around the West Island this April. So dust off your spring jacket and get ready to enjoy some wonderful local talent and many more exciting events!

AJOI’s 6th Annual Amateur Talent Show Fundraiser 

The 6th edition of AJOI’s fundraising AJOI talent show is being prepared once again. For the third time, the show will be hosted at the wonderful Collège Beaubois theatre. Come early and enjoy a welcome cocktail and meet AJOI’s amazing AJOI staff and participating artists! As usual, many fundraising activities and draws as well as a bar and a coat check will be available for you. This year’s show is themed after “Les Années 70”!  Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.

When: Saturday, April 7th from 6:45 PM – 10:00 PM

Where: Théâtre Beaubois, 4901 Rue du Collège – Beaubois, Pierrefonds, QC H8Y 3T4

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1626938717392590/


Centre KIZMET’s “6 à Huîtres” Fundraiser

This unique event features an oyster bar, specialty cocktails, a 3-course dinner service, guest speakers, and a silent auction of wonderful prizes. It is part of a series of events in our 2018 McHappy Day campaign, with the participation of McDonald’s West Island. To buy tickets, please call Linda at 514-694-7090. Tickets are $275 each (including a $150 tax receipt)

When: Monday, April 9 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Where: 40 Westt, 2305 Trans-Canada Hwy, Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 5Z5

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/335321903626968/


Montreal Media Celebrity Hockey Marathon 2018 15th Edition

The 15th Annual, Montreal Media Celebrity Hockey Marathon in aid of the Otis Grant and Friends Foundation. Spring is in the air, Join us Saturday, April 14th Pierrefonds Sportplexe.

When: Saturday, April 14th 7:30 AM to 9:30 PM

Where: Pierrefonds Sportplexe, 14700 Pierrefonds Blvd

Info: http://www.mmhm.ca/


Empty Bowls / Bols du Partage 2018

During this unique and animated event, guest will be able to choose and enjoy a savoury homestyle soup served in a handmade ceramic bowl made by local potters. In exchange for the entrance fee, participants can keep their chosen bowl as a symbol of all the empty bowls throughout the world. The “Empty Bowls” movement is an International project created to fight hunger. Profits from this event will be given to Bread Basket Lac St-Louis in order for them to help the West Island’s vulnerable population by promoting and educating people about food security.
Tickets for this fundraising activity are on sale at the cost of $25 per adult, which includes the meal and a handmade ceramic bowl. Kids can join the fun for $5 for the meal only.

When: Saturday, April 14th two servings (lunch at 11:30 AM and dinner at 5:00 PM)

Where: St-Columba-By-The-Lake Church, 11 rue Rodney, Pointe-Claire

Info: https://www.facebook.com/CorbeilleDePainBreadBasketLacSaintLouis/


A Taste of Amcal

This year will mark the 10th edition of the Annual Taste of AMCAL event. This event, designed to raise funds for the ever-present needs of the community we serve, consists of local restaurants and caterers offering a tasting of their menus, coupled with a silent auction.

When: Monday, April 16th from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Where: Royal St-Lawrence Yacht Club, 1350 Lakeshore Dr, Dorval, QC H9S 2E3

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/556910117996231/


MLWUC 60th Anniversary Gala Dinner

The Montreal Lakeshore University Women’s Club will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a Gala Dinner at Olympia Reception Hall, on April 18th, 2018 at 6:30p.m. Comedian Lorne Elliott will entertain.  Tickets $60.

When: Wednesday, April 18th at 6:30 PM

Where: Olympia Reception Hall, 3855 Boul. St Jean, DDO, H9G1X2

Info and tickets: www.mluwc.com

Price per ticket: $60


Intercultural Youth Music & Dance Festival

The festival’s main goal is to promote intercultural exchanges through music & dance workshops, panel discussions and a showcase and to provide accessibility for the youth of all communities who cannot afford to participate in traditional festivals due to overwhelming registration fees.The festival is a family event open to the public and geared towards youth between the ages of 6 and 20.

When: Saturday, April 28th at 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Where: Riverdale High School, 5060 Sources Blvd, Pierrefonds

Info: http://youthstarsfoundation.org/festival/


Art Vernissage Fundraiser

Local artists have been kind enough to donate art to help raise funds for AHT in a Vernissage auction.Tickets are $15.00 each and include admission and appetizers. Chateau du Lac will also put together a wine selection for the evening that you can purchase at your discretion. Live music will start at 9:00 once the auction has closed.Please contact Elaine at elainemclean99@gmail.com to purchase your tickets or click below to purchase tickets online.

When: Saturday, April 28th from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Where: Château du Lac, 460 Rue Main, Hudson, QC J0P 1H0

Info: http://ahtrescue.org/en/event/art-vernissage/




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