Best of the West – June 2019

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It’s hard to believe that we’re in the month of June with these cooler temperatures. That won’t stop us from enjoying all the great activities that are taking place on the West Island this month tho! From yard sales to the West Island Blue’s Fest, to all the St-Jean-Baptiste celebrations, there is fun for everyone in this month’s roundup.

1

Trivia Brunch Charity Event

With the purchase of your ticket, the event will include an all you can eat breakfast and lunch buffet as well as desserts and drinks! After your meal, we will begin with the trivia game that will be played on Kahoot (so make sure to have an electronic device on you!) The winner of the trivia will win get first pick on their desired prizes.
When: Saturday, June 2, 2019, 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Where: Olympia Hall, 3855 Boul Saint-Jean #A, Dollard-des-Ormeaux
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/865072947200573/

2

Valois Community Yard Sale

Valois United Church’s annual yard sale is back! (weather permitting, check facebook for updates). All kinds of items can be found, from furniture to toys, books, records, and everything for the home. Coffee or tea, hot dogs, chips and drinks are served over lunch. All funds raised go to the flat roof replacement of the building. Donations welcome! Dropoff available Sunday, May 26 or June 2 between 4 and 6 pm. No TVS or clothes, please.
When: Saturday, June 8, 2019, from 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Where: Valois United Church
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2456132754406483/

3

Home Alone Safety for Kids – Montreal 

Is your child prepared to take the first steps towards staying home alone? The Home Alone Safety for Kids program helps children gain the confidence and skills to stay at home alone successfully. This safety program is designed for children aged 9 through 12 years old. Safety and awareness are common themes in this program. All information is current so it reflects what today’s children are facing when home alone.
When: Saturday, June 8, 2019, from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: YMCA Ouest-de-l’île
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/833383473727257/

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Pierrefonds-Roxboro Mayor’s Walk 2019

Come take up the challenge for this years’ cause: mental health. The day begins with an 8:30 AM warm-up and the 10 km walk takes off at 9:00 AM with a departure from the Borough Hall (13665 Pierrefonds Boulevard). There will be refreshment and snacks stations on site. Free activity, open to all!
When: Sunday, June 9, 2019, from 8:30 AM to 12 PM
Where: 13665 Boul de Pierrefonds
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/477365479671905/

5

West Island Palliative Annual Benefit Breakfast Residence  

Come out to L’Oeufrier and enjoy a delicious breakfast while supporting a fantastic cause. Four choices of seating : 7:00, 8:15, 9:30, 10:30. For information and tickets: Giovanna Chaudhary 514 941-2400 or giovanna.chaudhary@gmail.com. Please note that places are limited.
When: Wednesday, June 12, 2019, starting at 7:00 AM
Where: L’Oeufrier DDO Dollard-des-Ormeaux
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1010138609331650/

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The West Island Blues Fest

The West Island Blues Fest is back for its 16th edition! Come and enjoy a day of free outdoor concerts by Deacon George, Third Stone, Big J and the All-Star, Sylvie Desgroseillers and Freddie James.
When: Saturday, June 15, 2019, 2:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where: D.D.O. Park, 12000 Boulevard Salaberry
Info: https://www.westislandbluesfestival.com/home

7

Cruisin’ at the Boardwalk

Nearly 400 classic old cars, “muscle cars”, “hot rods” exhibited directly on Sainte-Anne Street. Admire the new “Pick-up” and truck zones. Music and animation along more than 1 km of road, gleaming bodywork and flamboyant mechanics, from the 1900s to today; it’s fun for the whole family!
When: Saturday, June 15, 2019, from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where: Sainte-Anne Street, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue
Info: http://cruisinattheboardwalk.com/wp/fr/

8

6th Annual Beaurepaire Village Artisan Fair

6th annual Artisan Fair showcasing local artists selling homemade and handmade items.
When: Saturday, June 15, 2019, from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: Boulevard Beaconsfield
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/558048414708550/

9

Kitchen Kids – Celebrating Fathers

Hands-on cooking class for kids ages 6-12 years. On the menu: loaded nacho fries, guacamole, cheeseburger, chocolate caramel bars. Cost $15 + tax per child
When: Saturday, June 15, 2019, from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Where: Provigo Le Marché Pierrefonds
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/434010154051335/

10

Marché de l’Ouest’s Family Day

A carnival themed event not to be missed all under an outdoor tent! FREE activities!
When: Saturday, June 15, 2019, from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where: Provigo Le Marché Pierrefonds
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/791295694597302/

11

MTL Eid Fest 2019

Come on out to Eid Fest 2019. There will be bouncy castles, face painting, wall-climbing, henna, BBQ, cotton candy, bazaar and so much more! A fun event for the entire family!
When: Saturday, June 15, 2019, from 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Where: John Abbott College
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/352327882110474/

12

Kirkland Day

This can’t miss event of the summer is always fun for the whole family. Enjoy BBQ & refreshments, games and rides, entertainment, and a fireworks show. All activities are FREE!
When: Saturday, June 15, 2019, from 12:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Where: Park Des Benevoles
Info: http://www.ville.kirkland.qc.ca/culture-and-recreation/events/kirkland-day

13

Pointe-Claire Desjardins Half-Marathon

A running event for all levels, ideal for established athletes and active families: 1k-2k-5k-10k-21.1k. Invite your family and friends and come support the Alzheimer Society of Montreal!
When: Sunday, June 16, 2019, from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Where: Edgewater Park
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/336192953644348/

14

Fête Nationale du Québec – Dollard-des-Ormeaux

Many outdoor activities for children, such as arts and crafts, face painting, inflatable games, sports activities and more! Do not miss our shows on stage including traditional folk music with Grande Déraille, a show for children and a music performance by 100% Pur Laine. In case of rain, the festivities will be held on June 24th
When: Sunday, June 23, 2019, from 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Where: D.D.O. Civic Center
Info: https://ville.ddo.qc.ca/en/events/fete-nationale-du-quebec-1

15 Saint-Jean-Baptiste celebrations

City of Pointe-Claire Celebrates Quebec’s National Holiday

Come celebrate the beauty and vitality of Québec. Free for all. In case of rain, festivities will take place on Tuesday, June 25.

When: Sunday, June 23, 2019, starting at 2:00 PM
Where: Alexandre-Bourgeau Park
Info: https://www.pointe-claire.ca/en/calendar/quebec-national-holiday/

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