Rhonda’s Best of the West -January 2017

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Rhonda's Best of the West

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

HUDSON VILLAGE THEATREscreen-shot-2016-12-21-at-1-02-06-am

L.O.N.G. Ladies Only No Gentlemen Evening

Dinner & A Movie Night presents : The Meddler 

Staring Susan Sarandon & Rose Byrne

When: January 19th, 2017 

Cost: $29 plus tax and service includes Dinner and a Film-Free Parking

Info: http://villagetheatre.ca/events/l-o-n-g-the-meddler/ 

POINTE-CLAIRE ICE BREAKER ACTIVITYscreen-shot-2016-12-23-at-12-00-09-am

Outdoor fun for the whole family to enjoy, with pre-novice hockey games, ice sculpting, taffy on the snow, dog-sled rides, horse wagon rides, inflatable games, music, BBQ, s’mores and hot chocolate.

Dates: January 21, 11:00 am

Location: Northview Park, 111 Viking ave.

Cost: Free

Info: http://www.pointe-claire.ca/en/calendar/ice-breaker-activity/

BEACONSFIELD CRAZY SCIENCEscreen-shot-2016-12-22-at-11-58-34-pm

Fun science experiments, this month will be featuring Salty Science Experiment

Preregistration for this activity required

When: Sunday Jan 22 from 2-3pm 6-12 yr olds

Where: Beaconsfield Library, 303 Beaconsfield Boulevard, H9W 4A7

Info: 514-428-4460

MATSU TAKE ENSEMBLE – THE SOUNDS OF THE BAMBOO: JAPANESE MUSIC

Amazing music and serene dancing are brought to us by the only Japanese chamberscreen-shot-2016-12-21-at-11-51-15-pm music ensemble in Quebec. These works, from a culture that dates back thousands of years, are shaped by a fascinating musical tradition characterized by purity and spirituality.

Sacred and Geisha dances and songs and works for shakuhachi, koto, and percussions

When: January 22 at 3:00 pm

Where: Stewart Hall Cultural Center, 176 Lakeshore Road, H9S 4L7

*PASSES REQUIRED (AVAILABLE AT THE CULTURAL CENTRE)

 

ECOMUSEUM ZOOKEEPER FOR A DAY

Here is what awaits participants of the Zookeeper-for-a-Day activity:

  • Prepare meals and feed some of the animals;
  • Invent enrichment toys for the animals and observe their reaction to these discoveries;screen-shot-2016-12-22-at-11-57-15-pm
  • Participate in a scientific workshop as participants dissect a raptor pellet;
  • Enjoy up-close encounters with some of the most popular animal ambassadors.
  • And other exciting surprises!

RESERVATION REQUIRED.BILINGUAL ACTIVITY

When: 22 January 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Where: Ecomuseum 21125 Chemin  Sainte-Marie, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC

Ages:  7 TO 12 YEARS OLD

Cost: NON-MEMBERS : $60

           MEMBERS : $48

Info: http://www.zooecomuseum.ca/en/zookeeper-for-a-day-7-to-12-years-old-1/

WEST ISLAND CITIZEN ADVOCACY PHOTO CONTEST

“In the Spirit of Winter” Photo Contest

1- Take a picture of you and your protégé doing a winter activityChristmas, West Island Citizen Advocacy, Volunteers, altruism, non-profit organization, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, News
2 – Send it to
vgrenier-deschenes@wica-pcbo.com
We will send you a photo release form before we upload your picture on facebook.

SELECTION PROCESS:
The match picture with the most likes on Facebook will receive a gift card and will be granted an interview that we will forward to local newspapers.

UNTIL:
Please send us your picture no later than January 31st, 2017
The voting period will take place from February 6th, 2017 to February 10th, 2017. The winner will be announced during the following week.

 

KIRKLAND CARNIVAL

Come celebrate the joys of winter at the Kirkland Winter Carnival! From January 26 to screen-shot-2016-12-22-at-11-47-15-pm29, a winter storm of activities await you and your family at Meades Park and at the Sports Complex: amazing survivor races, sleigh rides, inflatable games, mascots, family bingo, carnival supper and much more. It’s an event you don’t want to miss!

When: January 26th to 29th

Where: At Meades Park (16950 Hymus Blvd.)

Info: For a complete list of daily activities visit  http://www.ville.kirkland.qc.ca/culture-and-recreation/events/winter-carnival

 

 

WEST ISLAND COMMUNITY SHARES RED WHITE BENEFIT EVENING

Please join us and our Red & White Benefit Evening Co-Chairs for a very special evening that includes a networking cocktail, an oyster bar, a gourmet meal, fine wines and lscreen-shot-2016-12-21-at-11-31-20-pmive & silent auctions.

When: Monday, January 30 th @ 5: 30 pm

Where: 40WESTT STEAKHOUSE

 2305 TransCanada Pointe-Claire (QC)  H9R 5Z5

To register online, click HERE.

To download the registration form, click HERE

Beyond the West Island

luminotherapieLUMINOTHERAPIE

This winter the Place des Festivals Luminotherapie theme is Loop. Thirteen giant interactive cylinders that light up and make fairy tale-inspired images come to life when activated.  Fun for all ages

Where: At the Quartier des Spectacles (beside Place Des Arts)

Dates: Now until January 31st, 2017       See website for details

Website: http://www.quartierdesspectacles.com/en/activity/11295/luminotherapie#

LA FETE DES NEIGES

This is Montreal’s Annual winter festival which goes on for four weekends at Parc Jean Drapeau. Fun activities include tube slides, an ice slide, rides on a dog-sled, zip-lines, ice screen-shot-2016-12-22-at-11-52-41-pmskating, a ferris wheel,and much more for the whole family. As part of Montreal’s 375 Anniversary this years Fete des Neiges will be better than ever and will feature new (still unreleased) events. Sneak peak? An massive interactive pirate ship made of ice!

When: January 16th to February 7th

Where: Parc Jean Drapeau

Info: www.parcjeandrapeau.com/events/fete-des-neiges-de-montreal

MONTREAL’S OLD PORT NATREL SKATING RINKscreen-shot-2016-12-22-at-11-50-58-pm

With breathtaking views of the city,the beautiful Old Port as a backdrop and jazz music playing, this skating rink is beyond magical. Skates can be rented for $10 and lockers on site to store your valuables.

When: Now  until March 12, 2017

Where: Natrel Skating Rink, Bonsecours Basin, Old Port

Hours: 10:00am to  10:00pm every day of the week

Cost: $6.95 for adults, $4.60 for kids and $18 for families.

Info: Old Port’s Natrel Skating Rink

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