Rhonda’s Best of the West as seen on Global TV – April 2016


by Rhonda Massad


April is fun filled!!! It was tough to choose my top picks for things to do in the West this month.  I presented them on Global TV for the first time on April 7.  Click  Global TV to watch the segment.  You can expect to see West Island Blog on Global the first Wednesday of every month to get caught up on the best events on the West Island.


  1. Light  a Dream Spaghetti Fundraiser

    Thursday, April 14 at 11:30 AM – 8 PM

    two seatings 11:30 to 1:30 and again between 4:30 and 8 pm

    Students and Alumni will be on-hand to make your dining experience an enjoyable one.There will be raffles, entertainment , and a Light a Dream product table full of super specials. Tickets- $10

    location: Excellent Ice Kirkland- NTR

    2950 Edmond Street Kirkland Quebec, Montreal, Quebec H9H 5J5

  2. The Wellness Fair  hosted by WICWC


    Saturday April 9, 2016

    9 am – 5 pm

    Holiday Inn & Suites Pointe-Claire

    This is a full day event. Guests will be able to attend free of charge. All attendees will have the opportunity to walk around the fair and visit up to 40 tables of local vendors showcasing products & services related to Health & Wellness.

    Attendees will also be able to participate in workshops & conferences (for a small fee) throughout the day.

    Speakers will speak on various health topics such as how to spring clean your life.   Yoga therapy combined with health therapy, Therapeutic Touch table for guests to try.

    For more information contact Maggie Costa 514 695-9355 or maggie@wicwc.org

  3. Frog Call night at the Eco Museum in St. Annes 

    Listen to the wildest choir in town! Each spring, Mother Nature offers us the opportunity to hear the most beautiful melodies in unison. It is the only time of year where you can hear a chorus of male frogs calling females to the pond, as Spring Peepers breed in early spring.Rhonda's Best of the West on Global TV - April 2016

    During the event all your senses will be heightened! At dusk, you will leave in the company of a zoologist to discover our marsh frogs. Bring boots and flashlights to find as many frogs as possible and allow our expert zoologists to help you identify your discoveries.

    April 24 or April 29 in English, French dates available cost  20.00 for  non-members $16 for members –  minimum 3 yrs old

    It is  an activity you won’t soon forget! Check it out at the Eco Museum

    I need to mention that Breakfast with the Bears is also a great activity that should not be missed but is sold out in april.  Its time to register for the May Breakfast with the bears right now.

  4. Annual Benefit Breakfast for West Island Palliative Care

     Start your morning off with a FREE buffet breakfast when you give a donation at the door to the

    West Island Palliative Care Residence.

    Friday, April 29, 2016

    6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

    Table 09

    9 Place Frontenac, Pointe-Claire (Intersection of St-Jean Blvd & Brunswick Blvd.)

     Information: Jessica Newey 514 693-1718, ext. 227 or jnewey@wipcr.ca

  5. Shopping from the heart

    This is the 6th year of SFTH! My, how time flies!

    Just before Mother’s Day!! Get your gifts for the mamas in your life!

    Women in business will showcase their goods and services, raffle prizes all night long, an incredible silent auction, sweet table and coffee & a few surprises!

    All proceeds go to the three hospital foundations for children and women.

    Thursday, April 28 at 7 PM – 10 PMShopping from the Heart, Julia aka Ask Mama Moe, Rhonda Massad, Global TV

    Holiday Inn & Suites Pointe-Claire Montréal Aéroport

    6700, route Transcanadienne, Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 1C2

    hosted by Julia aka ask Mama moe

    For more details, visit www.shoppingfromtheheart.ca

    All proceeds will be going to the following charities:

    The Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation

    The Lakeshore Hospital Foundation, Maternity Ward 

    The Royal Victoria Foundation, NICU

    $10 entrance fee gives you 5 raffle tickets

  6. AJOI Talent Show Action Jeunesse de l’Ouest de L’Ile                                                                  This coming April 9th, AJOI is organizing their annual fundraiser at the College Beaubois theatre.AJOI brings about the 4th edition of their fundraising campaign called “Tonight we rock, we dance!”.For this occasion, Public Security Minister, Martin Coiteux, and  Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough Mayor, Jim Beis, will help our youth by lending their voices and by plucking  the strings of their guitars.Also, singer and songwriter Tina-Ève Provost will be performing for you.
    The welcome cocktail will start at 6:45 pm.
    For tickets information to  “Tonight we rock, we dance! at www.AJOIDON.org 
     AJOI’s objective is to provide support and much needed help to the West Island youth community. In the last year, AJOI created more than 4,300 interventions and has supported over 9,500 free participations to diversified sport events near the youth residences. Our main goal is to raise $10,000 in order to build free recreational areas on the West Island territory for the kids and teenagers to enjoy freely and securely.

Watch the segment by clicking here

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