Rhonda’s Best of the West – February 2019


February is the month of love, and boy do we  all of the wonderful fun there is to be had in and around the West Island this month! So many winter carnivals for the young and young at heart, and of course fundraisers like Sammy’s Valentine’s Gala Fundraiser for Cure SMA make this a month of winter fun and giving back.

Sainte-Anne’s Winter Carnival

Take out your hats and scarves and come enjoy the free programming at the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Winter Carnival, from February 1st to 3rd! Three days of fun for the whole family!  Here is what awaits you: a family hockey night, an outdoor day at the Morgan Arboretum; winter fun in the Village; PUB CUNNINGHAMS Carnival Bed Race; an outdoor disco & winter festive bar; FAE Pyrotechnics presents: “Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Dance Club”; Fête des Neiges at Parc Aumais.

When:  February 1st to 3rd, 2019

Where: Various locations throughout Sainte-Anne’s. Click the link below for details.

Info: https://www.ville.sainte-anne-de-bellevue.qc.ca/en/211/winter-carnaval-


Kirkland Winter Carnival

Come celebrate the joys of winter at the Kirkland Winter Carnival! From January 31 to February 2, a storm of winter activities await you and your family at Meades Park and at the Sports Complex: Family outdoor challenge, sleigh rides, inflatable games, mascots, family bingo, comedy night and much more.

When: Thursday, January 31 – Sunday, February 2nd, 2019

Where: At Meades Park (16950 Hymus Blvd.)

Info: http://www.ville.kirkland.qc.ca/culture-and-recreation/events/winter-carnival


Dollard Winter Carnival

The perfect event to skate on a large rink with friends and family, to the rhythm of the music from a live DJ, with light effects. You will enjoy a heated igloo to put your skates on, taffy on snow ($), and tasting various food options offered by food trucks on site ($). Don’t miss the illuminated path, a first in the Park, as well as different associations present.

When: Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 from 4:00 am – 10:00 pm

Where: Centennial Park, D.D.O.

Info: https://ville.ddo.qc.ca/en/events/winter-carnival-0


Dorval Winter Festival

This year, Jet, the City’s official mascot, has decided to extend the fun and invites you to a new and improved formula for Dorval’s popular Winter Festival. The 2019 edition will, therefore, span over more than two weeks!

When: February 6 to 23, 2019

Where: Various locations, check info link for details

Info: http://www.ville.dorval.qc.ca/en/events/event/2019-winter-festival


West Island Palliative Care Residence 20th Annual Valentine’s Ball

Black tie, Evening gown and decorations. Silent Auction throughout the evening.

When: Friday, February 8th, 2019 beginning at 6:30pm

Where: Château Vaudreuil, Pavillon sur le lac

Info: http://residencesoinspalliatifs.com/en/annual-valentines-ball/


Sammy’s Valentine’s Gala Fundraiser

Sammy’s Valentine’s Gala, one of the most exciting events of the year is back!  This evening of fantastic food and entertainment aims to raise funds to help find a cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), the number one genetic killer of children under the age of two. Come and dance away to 90’s sensation La Bouche! Tickets are $175 per person and can be purchased via the link below.

When: Saturday, February 9th, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Where: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 6600 Chemin de la Côte-de-Liesse, Saint-Laurent

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/537751490059182/


Pierrefonds-Roxboro Winter Fun

Come celebrate winter at the largest winter happening organized in Pierrefonds-Roxboro on Saturday, February 9, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., outside the Borough Hall. This year, we’re going all out for you and offering you a brand new program with a host of activities to have fun with family and friends! Here are some of the fun that will be had: free skating, Fatbikes, soccer bubble, Snow scooter, ice sculpting (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.), inflatable games, inflatable igloo, sugar shack (maple toffees, pea soup, hot chocolate, donuts), and many surprises! Free activities and open to all.

When: Saturday, February 9th, 2019 from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Where: Pierrefonds Hotel de Ville



Plaza Pointe Claire & WIM Present Kid’s Cupid Cookie Cafe

Grab the kids and head down to Plaza Pointe Claire for a fun Valentine Activity. Come join us at Kid’s Cupid Cookie Café. For 5$ per child each child will get: To decorate their own Heart Sugar Cookie with icing and sprinkles;
Hot Cocoa; Face Painting; Colouring; a Meet and Greet with Peppa Pig!

When: Saturday, February 9th, 2019 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Where: Plaza Pointe-Claire

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1029471630570988/


Big Brothers Big Sisters WI Valentine’s Breakfast

It’s the 19th Annual Valentines Day Breakfast! Everyone is invited to a special breakfast upon donation: all proceeds raised are in support of BBBS West Island. They will also be accepting item/clothing donations on behalf of Value Village. Please bring any items that you would like to donate or get rid of as Village des Valeurs will pay BBBS for all donations received. Give your used items a second life!

When: Thursday, February 14th, 2018 from 6:00 am to 10:00 am

Where: Jack Astor’s Dorval, 3051 Sources Blvd.

Info: https://jewel1067.com/event/19th-annual-big-brothers-big-sisters-valentines-day-breakfast/


IndigoKids – Lego Family Day Event

Join us in-store on February 16 at 11 AM for our LEGO® Family Day Event. Bring the family for an interactive building and Scholastic story time inspired by THE LEGO® MOVIE 2™ and DUPLO®. Find out what happens when imaginations collide. Plus, take home THE LEGO® MOVIE 2™ stickers! Please contact store for more details

When: Saturday, February 16, 2019, from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Where: Chapters Pointe-Claire



Montreal Families’ Camp Fair

If you are one of the thousands of parents who are trying to figure out which camps to send their children to this summer, make sure to drop by the 18th annual Montreal Families’ Camp Fair.

When: Sunday, February 17th, 2019 from 12:00 pm  to 4:00 pm

Where: Holiday Inn – Pointe Claire, 6700 Trans Canada Hwy.

Info: http://www.montrealfamilies.ca/Montreal-Families/December-2016/Visit-Montreal-Families-Camp-Fair/


AJOI and Avocats Charron Poker Tournament

For the third consecutive year, AJOI and Charron Avocats are hosting their annual poker tournament to raise funds for Ricochet. Come and have fun for a great cause!

When: Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 from 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Where: Centre Communautaire Sarto-Desnoyers, 1335 Lakeshore Dr, Dorval

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/305693923488521/


On Rock’s The Coldest Night of the Year

The Coldest Night of the Year is a family-friendly walk that raises money for charities serving hungry, homeless, and hurting people in our community. Between 6-8 pm a warm, light meal will be served to all walkers and volunteers

When: Saturday, February 23, 2019, at 4:00 PM

Where: On Rock Community Services, 9554 Gouin West, Pierrefonds

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/277878326238223/


*****All activities are subject to scheduling changes – please call prior to attending.*****


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