Rhonda’s Best of the West – July 2017


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

City of D.D.O. Proud to be Canadian (Canada 150)

Proud to be CanadianBe part of Dollard-des-Ormeaux’s community gathering as the city celebrates Canada’s 150th anniversary. The list of activities includes bagpipes, battle of the bands for youth, a traditional native show, and a comedy show to name a few. Cool off in the arena for a free indoor skate. You can also enjoy interactive and arcade games on the streets. Dress in red and white.

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When: Sunday July 2 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where: D.D.O. Civic Centre 12001 de Salaberry Blvd

Info: http://ville.ddo.qc.ca/en/events/proud-be-canadian-canada-150


OBSTAFUN invites kids to take part in an obstacle course that is designed specifically for them by kids just like them. Hosting the race in Cedar Park Heights in Pointe-Claire will offer a safe environment (no car traffic) and the path ensures that no one gets lost. The goal is to make sure that everyone who comes has fun! Most children will be able to go through every obstacle. If you are younger than 6 years old, a grown-up must be with you to hold your hand if you need to. Registration is required.

When: Saturday July 8 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where: Cedar Park Heights, Pointe-Claire

Info: www.obstafun.ca

Benefit Concert for WIAIH

Anthony Roach WIAIHJoin steel pannist vocalist Anthony Roach & Friends for an evening of great music and giving back. The benefit concert includes music from Derek Falls, The Scheming Dreamers and Le Whiskey Trench. Door prizes, draws, raffle, and a silent auction all aim to raise funds for the West Island Association for the Intellectually Handicapped (WIAIH).

When: Saturday July 8 starting at 7:00 p.m.

Where: Le Pionnier, 86 Lakeshore Road, Pointe-Claire

Cost: $20 Tickets are available at WIAIH or by contacting www.anthonyroach.ca

Info: www.anthonyroach.ca

La Grande Tournée arrives in Ile-Bizard

A major 375th event, La Grande Tournée, presented by Cirque Éloize, will be travelling from one end of the city to the other all summer long to celebrate its history and its people, have fun and live it up in our communities. It will give everyone who loves Montréal the chance to discover the city’s charms and secrets, celebrate with their families and get to know their neighbours. The fun will also spill out onto an adjacent street or back alley where other events also await.  This is a fantastic chance to experience the dynamism and energy of the city’s boroughs during Montréal’s 375th and Canada’s 150th.

When: July 14 – 16, 2017

Where: Park Eugène-Dostie, L’île-Bizard

Info: http://www.375mtl.com/en/programming/la-grande-tournee-a-lile-bizard-sainte-genevieve-111/


Eid Fest West Island

Hilm Community Matters presents #EidFest 2017.  Come enjoy bouncy castles, face painting, henna, BBQ, bazaar and so much more!

When: Saturday July 15 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Where: John Abbott College 21275 Lakeshore, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue

Cost: Tickets are $6 and can be purchased online

Info: http://www.hilm.ca/2017/07/14/eid-fest-west-island/


Shakespeare in the Park – Kirkland

Shakespeare in the ParkIn collaboration with Le Conseil des arts de Montréal en Tournée, Repercussion Theatre presents William Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’. The characters in this dark love story learn that real love requires unmasked vulnerability. Featuring a wonderful cast of 11 actors, a blend of playfulness and pathos, and a dynamic design.

When: Wednesday July 19 at 7:00 PM

Where: Ecclestone Park, Kirkland

Cost: Admission is by donation

Info: http://www.repercussiontheatre.com/muchado/


Karz 4 Kids

Karz4kidz 2017Come and check out the 8th edition of KARZ4KIDZ. This event showcases some of today’s hottest cars as well as classics from the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s. All proceeds raised will be donated to the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation. In addition to some sweet rides there will be food, prizes and music. 

When: Saturday July 22 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where: Canadian Tire Kirkland, 16821 Route Transcanadienne

Info: http://www.karz4kidz.ca/


Free salsa dancing on the Sainte-Anne Boardwalk

boardwalk salsaCome and join Baila Productions Latin dance school for a night of hot latin rhythms under the stars. Start the night with a free salsa lesson at 7:00 p.m. No partner needed!

In case of rain the party will be moved to Centre Harpell located at 60 St-Pierre, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue

When: Friday July 28 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Where: Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal Boardwalk

Info: https://bailaproductions.com/en/event/salsa-boardwalk-free-ste-anne-de-bellevue/


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