Summer in the West Island is all about fun and fundraising! Rhonda’s Best of the West for June 2018 rounds up some of the West Island’s “cant’ miss” summer activities!
3rd Annual Family Fun Day
Come for a day filled with bouncy castles, face painting, a BBQ and more! Fun for the whole family! There will be raffle prizes, so buy your tickets! You do NOT have to be present to win a prize. This event is free to attend, just a small cost for our BBQ (everything for $1!) and raffle tickets. All money made on this day will go towards new toys and educational materials for the classrooms.
When: Saturday, June 2nd 6:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Where: Academie des Petites Mains, 477-F Rue Delmar, Pointe-Claire
You are invited to start the day on the right foot with Energizen and NOVA. This yoga class will be gentle and all levels are welcome.
Light refreshments will be served and door prizes to be won. A minimum donation of $20 per person. Spots are limited so reserve your place now!
When: Saturday, June 2nd from 10: 00 AM – 11:30 AM
Where: Centre Harpell, 60 St-Pierre, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
LaveOthon des Grands Brûlé
Fire Station 59 will be hosting their second annual car wash in our community. Join the fun and have your car washed by our local firefighters and give back to recent burn victims through the Foundation des Pompiers du Quebec pour Les Grands Brûlés. Bring the kids, enjoy a BBQ and get that car clean!!
When: Sunday, June 3rd from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: RONA Pierrefonds, 3933 Boul St-Charles
Come out to L’Oeufrier and enjoy a delicious breakfast while supporting a fantastic cause.
Tickets are $20 in advance and can be purchased by contacting Louise Apa at 514-626-7572 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Spaces are limited.
When: Wednesday, June 6th 6:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Where: L’Oeufrier 4313 St-Jean Blvd., D.D.O.
Fun Day 2018 with West Island Mommies! Come enjoy inflatables, mini electric cars, face painting, and a fire truck event. The Costello Irish Dancers and a delicious barbecue and treats will make this a fun day indeed! All proceeds will benefit the Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation.
When: Saturday, June 9th from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where: Plaza Pointe-Claire
Celebrate your love of knitting at this public “knit-in”, which will take place on the grounds of the Dorval Library. The event concept is “BYOK” (Bring Your Own Knitting!) and knitters of all ages and levels are welcome to drop in, no registration required. Members of the Surrey Knitters will be on hand to help beginners. Refreshments will be served. In case of poor weather, the activity will be moved inside the Library.
When: Saturday, June 9th from 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Where: Dorval Library
The West Island’s Latin Zumba machine, Lisbeth Mora will lead an 8-week outdoor Zumba party with some of her favourite Zumba friends. This event brought to you by the Art Saving Life Foundation (ASLF) guarantees 90 minutes of heart-pounding, music-pumping, hip-shaking fun for the whole family.
When: Every Tuesday from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM from June 12th until July 31st
Where: Parc Jacques-Cardinal, 16037 Boul. Gouin O., Sainte-Geneviève, QC H9H 1C7
OBSTAFUN – Obstacle course for kids
OBSTAFUN invites children to take part in an obstacle course that is designed specifically for them. Obstacles are installed in the woodlot and adjacent park. Although children of all ages are welcome to OBSTAFUN, our obstacles are designed for children under 10 years old.
When: Saturday, June 16 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Where: Cedar Park Heights, Pointe-Claire
The West Island Blues Fest is back for its 15th edition! Come and enjoy a day of free outdoor concerts by Brothers in Blues, Miche Love & Louis Janelle Band Riot & The Blues Devils with guest, Dwane Dixon, Brian Greenway’s Blues Bus and 5 Avenues.
When: Saturday, June 16 from 2:30 PM – 11:00 PM
Where: D.D.O. Park, 12000 Boulevard Salaberry
Kirkland Day, which takes place mid-June, is a big outdoor annual festival celebrating the inauguration of the Town of Kirkland on March 24, 1961. Come out and enjoy an amazing day filled with inflatables, face painting, music and entertainment, food and beverages($), food trucks ($), a Bon Jovi tribute band and fireworks! All activities are free.
When: Saturday, June 16 from 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Where: Des Bénévoles Park, 18180 Elkas
WICA Garden Tour
This year, the tour will be held in the Dorval region featuring private gardens. One stop on the garden tour includes the Dorval Museum, a hidden gem in the community where refreshments will be served. It is also where a BBQ fundraiser will take place as well as a workshop on sprouts, courtesy of Covenant Springs Farm. Tickets are $25 and all proceeds will benefit WICA.
When: Saturday, June 16 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Where: Dorval (see link for details)
What’s in the Pond?
Join Sarah Dixon on a tour of the pond as a habitat for aquatic creatures. Using a net, we’ll scoop, search, and look through the muck to find insect larva, tadpoles, and maybe even a newt! Be sure to wear appropriate outdoor clothing including waterproof boots. Cost (tax and parking included): Adults: $15 / Children: $10. Call to reserve your spot!
When: Sunday, June 17 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Where: Morgan Arboretum
Animation and activities, themed photo booth, street performers, photo rally, giant board games, temporary tattoos, distribution of mini flags and balloons.
When: Saturday, June 23rd from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Sainte-Anne Town Hall Parking lot. In case of rain: Centre Harpell
Many outdoor activities for children, such as arts and crafts, face painting, art mural, inflatable games and more. Do not miss our shows on stage including traditional folk music, a show for children and a music performance by Palmarès (Masterpiece).
When: Saturday, June 23rd from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: DDO Civic Center
*****All activities are subject to scheduling changes – please call prior to attending.*****