Rhonda’s Best of The West -November 2018


November doesn’t only bring colder temperatures and shorter days, it also brings lots of opportunities to give back to our community. Fundraisers, food drives and the CN Holiday Train can all be found in our Best of The West for this month.

Our Community Rocks Fundraiser 

Join Caisses Desjardins West Island for great eats, cool music, a huge kids game zone and all the space you need to chill out, play on, give back and celebrate with your friends, family and neighbours.  3 DAYS. 3 THEMES. 1 AMAZING CELEBRATION!

November 2, 3 and 4, 2018
Where: 16932 Route Transcanadienne, Kirkland

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/546379622489969/

Neighbours for Neighbours Food Drive

Stephanie Koury and Rhonda Massad have joined forces for the third year in a row to help banish food insecurity on the West Island.

On Sunday, November 4th they will be at Provigo Le Marché Kirkland from 9 am to 4 pm to receive non-perishable items for those in need in our community. 

The “Neighbours for Neighbours Food Drive” is meant to include and unite everyone in our community to help those less fortunate. Donations made will be divided between On Rock, West Island Assistance Fund, West Island Mission, St. Anne’s Food Bank and John Abbott College Food Bank.

When: Sunday, November 4, 2018, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Where:  Provigo Le Marché Kirkland

Info:   https://www.westislandblog.com/n4n-food-drive-november-4-2018/

Beauty Meets the Beast Cocktail Dînatoire Fundraiser

Come enjoy an evening of delicious food, fun and festivities (raffle, silent auction & more) in the cool and inviting setting that is La Belle et La Boeuf. The proceeds of this popular event will help the West Island Cancer Wellness Centre continue to offer its services free of charge to anyone living with cancer.

When: Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Where: La Belle et La Boeuf, 100-37, boul. Cité des Jeunes, Vaudreuil

Info: https://wicwc.com/events-cocktail-dinatoire-2018/

Exposcience at Stewart Hall Pointe-Claire

The 35th edition of Exposcience, which will take place on Saturday, November 10 and Sunday, November 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Stewart Hall Cultural Centre. This interactive science exhibition presented in collaboration with Concordia University aims to demystify science and teach the general public. Admission is free.

When: Nov 10 – Nov 11, 2018 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

WhereStewart Hall, Pointe-Claire

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/555431051568074/

Jez Elite Sample Sale & Fundraiser

Jez Elite is proud to partner with Ricochet for a sample sale to combat homelessness in the West Island. For one day only, shop best-selling styles for the cold season ahead and support local youth with your purchase. Proceeds from every purchase will be donated to providing resources for young people experiencing residential instability.

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018, at 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Where: Keller Williams Prestige, 101 Amherst Rd, Beaconsfield

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/489596508190016/


CP Holiday Train

screen-shot-2016-10-22-at-9-49-24-pmWhen: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Train arrives at 8:20 PM and the show will last until 9:00 PM

Where: Beaconsfield EXO Commuter train station

Info: http://www.cpr.ca/holiday-train/canada

West Island Montreal Wine Tastings – Autumn 2018 Season

The Autumn 2018 wine tasting season at Stewart Hall in Pointe-Claire is on! Sit back, soak in the facts, and taste around 6 wines in each 3-hour tasting session. Hone your senses and discover your preferences!

When: Every Thursday in November from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Where: Stewart Hall, 176 Lakeshore Dr, Pointe-Claire

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/297905311010144/


Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation Ball

The Lakeshore Ball is a unique networking opportunity and a great way to spend an evening while supporting the mission of the Foundation to improve the quality of patient care at the Lakeshore General Hospital. Cocktail, champagne, open bar, five-course meal, live band, DJ, high-end silent auction and other surprises await you! Join us, participate in large numbers and make a difference!

Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 6:00 PM

Where: Montreal Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel.

Tickets & Info: https://fondationlakeshore.ca/about-us/annual-campaign/gala-ball/


An Evening of Love & Sugar Benefitting the JDRF

Come out for a fun night in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The evening will include the following a cash-bar cocktail, 4-Course dinner with half a bottle of wine per person, DJ/MC Entertainment, sweet table, raffle/silent auction. All tickets must be purchased on or before Nov 13t,h 2018 to attend the event.

When: Saturday, November 17th, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM

Where: Sheraton Montreal Airport, 555 boul McMillan, Dorval

Info: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/love-sugar-amour-sucre-tickets-48434520956


Looking for artisan and craft fairs this month? Check out our Ultimate Guide to the West Island’s Fall and Holiday Craft Fairs.



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