Rhonda’s Best of the West April 2019


April means longer and warmer days and time to get outdoors! Dust off your spring jacket and get ready to enjoy some wonderful local talent and many more exciting events!

A Taste of Amcal

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This year will mark the 11th edition of the Annual Taste of AMCAL event. This event, designed to raise funds for the ever-present needs of the community we serve, consists of local restaurants and caterers offering a tasting of their menus, coupled with a silent auction.

When: Monday, April 8th, 2019 from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Where: Royal St-Lawrence Yacht Club, 1350 Lakeshore Dr, Dorval, QC H9S 2E3

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/239261603616235/


MLWUC ‎BINGO Scholarship Fundraiser

The Montreal Lakeshore University Women’s Club is holding its first Bingo Bonanza to raise funds for their annual scholarship.

When: Friday, April 12, 2019, from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Where: Alexander von Humboldt German International School Montreal, 216 rue Victoria, Baie-d’Urfé

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1179540022208063/


Empty Bowls

Choose your bowl, a West Island potter’s original piece, enjoy some delicious soup and leave with your bowl! A fundraising event to the benefit of Bread Basket Lac St-Louis which is a community organization working for food security in the West Island. $ 25 / adult, $ 5 / child (soup only).

When: Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Where: St Columba By The Lake, 11 Rodney Ave., Pointe-Claire

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2109037019158072/


Intercultural Youth Music & Dance Festival

The festival’s main goal is to promote intercultural exchanges through music & dance workshops, panel discussions and a showcase and to provide accessibility for the youth of all communities who cannot afford to participate in traditional festivals due to overwhelming registration fees. The festival is a family event open to the public and geared towards youth between the ages of 6 and 20.

When: Saturday, April 13th at 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Where: Riverdale High School, 5060 Sources Blvd, Pierrefonds

Info: http://youthstarsfoundation.org/festival/


Montreal Media Celebrity Hockey Marathon 2019 16th Edition

The 16th Annual, Montreal Media Celebrity Hockey Marathon in aid of the Otis Grant and Friends Foundation. Spring is in the air, Join us Saturday, April 13th Pierrefonds Sportplexe.

When: Saturday, April 13th, 2019 7:30 AM to 9:30 PM

Where: Pierrefonds Sportplexe, 14700 Pierrefonds Blvd

Info: http://www.mmhm.ca/info.html


10 Year Anniversary Fundraiser – Overture with the Arts

Celebrate Overture with the Arts at the Olympia Reception Halls as they celebrate 10 years of success with a Comedy Night Fundraiser! Guests will enjoy a 4-course meal, drinks, comedy, and a live music performance by youth who participated in our Girls Unite program; a female empowerment music production program.

When: Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 6:00 PM – 12 AM

Where: Salles De Reception Olympia, 3855A Saint-Jean Blvd, D.D.O.



Centre KIZMET’s “
6 à Huîtres” Fundraiser

This unique event features an oyster bar, specialty cocktails, a 3-course dinner service, guest speakers, and a silent auction of wonderful prizes. It is part of a series of events in our 2018 McHappy Day campaign, with the participation of McDonald’s West Island. To buy tickets, please call Linda at 514-694-7090. Tickets are $275 each (including a $150 tax receipt).

When: Monday, April 15th, 2019 at 6:00 PM

Where: 40 Westt, 2305 Trans-Canada Hwy, Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 5Z5

Info: https://bit.ly/2FyXTxM


TQSOI’s Earth Day Celebration 

The theme of this year’s event is The Butterfly Effect – our small actions can have a big impact when everyone participates. Come out for a chance to network and hear about innovative sustainability projects happening in our community. Wine and finger food will be provided.

When: Wednesday, April 17th. 2019 from 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Where: Westside Gathering Church, 820 Rue Tecumseh

Info: https://bit.ly/2YwO1NU


Spring Dinner Dance

Tickets are $30 tax & tip included. Part of the proceeds will go towards opening an orphanage in Bombay for the CHILDREN.  Call for tickets now at 514 833 5689 before April 5th. After April 5th Tickets are $35.

When: Saturday, April 20th, 2019 from 7:00 PM

Where: Panera Select, 4694 Sources, D.D.O.

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/496417187555427/