Rhonda’s Best Of The West -August 2016

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DORVAL CELEBRATES IN FULL SWING! 

When: Sunday, August 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: On the grounds surrounding the Library and the Peter B. Yeomans Cultural Centre

(1401 Lakeshore Drive)

Free parking is available at the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre (1335 Lakeshore Drive) and at the Dorval Arena (1450 Dawson Avenue).

    At 10:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.: Mr. Smythe (Clowning around)Bouchardanse

    At 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.: Kif-Kif Sisters (Sweet and silly circus)

    At noon and 2:30 p.m.: Bouchardanse (Comical choreography from Toronto)

    At 3 p.m.: Singin’ Rendez-vous (Songs from yesteryear)

Also available on site, throughout the day:

    Lots of fun activities for kidsKifKif Sisters

    Art and artisan exhibits

    A kiosk to vote for your favorite photo from the Dorval Annual Photography contest

    Discovery workshops offered by various Dorval associations

    Snacks ($)

    And much more…

In case of rain, the event will be held indoors, at the SDCC.

MONTREAL RIBFEST IN PIERREFONDS

For the second year in a row,  Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Island will host a family friendly RibScreen Shot 2016-07-29 at 12.59.35 AM Fest!  A three-day family funScreen Shot 2016-07-29 at 12.59.29 AM event filled with delicious food, fantastic live entertainment on two stages and plenty of games for the kids.  More than 35,000 people came out last year, to try slow roasted ribs from five different award-winning rib vendors from as far away as Las Vegas, Alabama and Ontario.

When: August 12 &13  (Friday & Saturday): From 11 am to 9pm  AND August 14 (Sunday): From 11am to 7 pm

Where: Pierrefonds-Roxboro Borough Hall

13665 boul. De Pierrefonds, Pierrefonds, Qc H9A 2Z4

Montreal Ribfest Website: www.montrealribfest.com

Big Brothers Big Sisters Website: www.westislandmentors.com, Montreal Ribfest Website: www.montrealribfest.com

STEWART HALL SUMMER EVENINGS IN THE PARK

LE GROS ORTEIL – HISSE et HOLe Gros Orteil His and Ho

When: Wednesday, August 3, 7:30 p.m.

Circus and clown theatre Hisse et Ho are a sailboat captain

and a shiphand who set off on a trip around the world. Hisse tries

to make Ho accountable by getting the children to help. Trapeze

numbers, juggling, breakdancing, clown acts and songs are all part

of the performance.

YORDAN MARTINEZ & THE CUBAN MARTINEZ SHOW

When: Wednesday, August 10, 7:30 p.m.

YORDAN MARTINEZ & THE CUBAN MARTINEZ SHOWWorld music Yordan Martinez, trombone and artistic director;

Yojan Vargas-Rodriguez, electric bass; Javier Chacon, keyboard;

Joe Alexis Torres, congas; Antonio Modesto, bongo; Lisandro Martinez, vocals, small percussions; Reynel Almeida, vocals, small percussions

Yordan Martinez founded the Cuban Martinez Show during the 2010

Montreal en lumière festival. In 2011, he and his orchestra won a Syli d’Or award. Yordan composes in a variety of styles influenced by salsa, funk, Latin jazz, and his Cuban origins.

THE PAUL DESLAURIERS BAND

When: Wednesday, August 17, 7:30 p.m. Blues

Paul DesLauriers, vocals, guitar; Greg Morency, bass; Sam Harrisson, drums Three pillars of the Quebec blues scene present an exciting

and at times even mind-blowing concert that is always magical.

Be ready to experience a phenomenal performance!

GARLIC FEST IN ST. ANNES 

Our 10th Annual Garlic Festival is fast approaching – only five weeks away. We’ll be pulling out all the stops for this 10th anniversary day. More new vendors than ever with garlic preparations, garlic cookbooks and great workshops by the experts!

When:  Saturday August 27thScreen Shot 2016-07-29 at 12.59.23 AM

Where: Rue Lalonde, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC, Canada

9:30   WORKSHOP Growing Great Garlic Dan Brisebois, Tourne-Sol Farm

10:45 WORKSHOP Garlic Braiding Léticia Cuevas – Les Jardins Sol-Ail

12:45 WORKSHOP Garlic Variety Tasting Daniel Brisebois, Tourne-Sol Farm

13:45 CULINARY DEMO Black Garlic Andrew Craig, Major Craigs

15:00 Music – Mario Starnino Jazz Trio

In the Small Tentnevine elchibini

10:00 CULINARY DEMO Luxurious Roasted Garlic Kate McGreggor

11:15 WORKSHOP Garlic Braiding Guylaine Myre

13:00 CULINARY DEMO Garlic 101 Everything You Wanted to Know About Garlic Nevine Eichibini

14:00 WORKSHOP Garlic Braiding Myriam Beaulieu, La Prucheraie

15:00 CULINARY DEMO Garlic Traditions for HEALTH, in my heritage recipes: Egyptian foods Nevine Eichibini

INTERNATIONAL DAY, DOLLARD DES ORMEAUX  international day

When: Sunday August 21

Where: Centennial Park from noon to 4 pm

Join us to celebrate our different cultures. Rain or shine.

Represent your favourite country by wearing thematic colours or traditional costumes. The culturally diverse dances and shows on stage will fascinate you. There will also be a presentation of fun facts, the sampling of traditional food and a chance to discover interesting treasures from different communities.

More information can be found at www.ville.ddo.qc.ca

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