Rhonda’s Best of the West- September 2016

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Rhonda's Best of the West

INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY

Screen Shot 2016-08-31 at 4.34.54 PMPlease join Literacy Unlimited in celebrating International Literacy Day.  During this event Chapters Pointe-Claire will donate 20% of sales to Literacy Unlimited, a community organization dedicated to empowering adults through improved literacy.

When: Wednesday, September 7 from 4pm-9pm

Where: Chapters Pointe-Claire, 6321, autoroute Transcanadienne, Pointe-Claire

 

STAR PARTY! —-STARS, TELESCOPES, AND FUN

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) Montreal Centre is holding a Star Party. Come and join enthusiastic stargazers for some spectacular views of the night sky, through the 14″ telescope in the Bellevue Observatory and many of the other telescopes made available to you by RASC members.

When: Saturday, September 10, 2016, 7:30 pmScreen Shot 2016-08-31 at 4.31.59 PM

Where: Bellevue Observatory @ Morgan Arboretum    150 chemin des Pins
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC, Canada H9X 3V9

*Free Admission, NO RESERVATION REQUIRED

**Meet at the Conservation Center and wear appropriate outdoor clothing

RASC : http://www.rascmontreal.org

Morgan Arboretum:http://www.morganarboretum.org/upcoming-events.html

 

POINTE-CLAIRE COMMUNITY AWARENESS DAY 

Pointe Claire Plaza will be hosting its Community Awareness Day on Saturday September 10. Come meet the many groups, agencies, and services that help enrich the lives of people living in the entire West Island Community.Screen Shot 2016-08-31 at 4.53.28 PM

Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Island, AMCAL Family Services, Christian Action Food Bank, Action Jeunesse de L’Ouest de L’ile, City of Pointe-Claire (various departments), Friends for Mental health, Le Nichoir, West Island Cancer Wellness Center, Scouts Canada, Girl Guides Pointe-Claire, Literacy Unlimited, NOVA Health, Pointe-Claire Aid for Senoirs, West Island Citizen Advocacy, West Island Women Centre, VOBOC  and MANY MANY more!!!!  

There will be something of interest for the entire family – kids, parents and grandparents.

When: Saturday September 10, 2016

Where: Plaza Pointe-Claire 269 Boulevard St-Jean, Pointe-Claire

for more info: plazapointeclaire.com

 

 

SAINTE-ANNE-DE-BELLEVUE NATURE FAMILY DAY-NATURALLY STE-ANNE’S

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, invites you for a FULL ( and I mean FULL!) DAY of  family fun and activities ALL AROUND  Ste-Anne’s. Take a nature walk at the Morgan Arboretum, tour the Montreal Aviation Museum, see the animals at McDonald’s Farm, visit the Ecology Day info kiosk to see the Monarch butterflies, join a scavenger hunt, watch street performers, reenergize at one of the outdoor terraces, and end the day with a show from Offenbach.  Nobody will be bored at this event!Screen Shot 2016-08-31 at 4.36.17 PM

Below is a Schedule of workshops and musical performances along Rue Sainte-Anne:

11:30 am | Conference  with  Georges  Brossardentomologist and founder of the Montreal Insectarium – Cunninghams Pub Stage

1 :00 pm | Break City Dancers (mini show and workshops) – Town Hall stage

2 :00 pm | The Record Breakers  (musical performance)- Cunninghams Pub stageScreen Shot 2016-08-31 at 4.47.40 PM

3 :30 pm | Made in Canada – (musical performance)  Cunninghams Pub Stage

5 :00 pm | Throw 2 Catch (acrobatic show)Town  Hall stage

6 :00 pm | Duck Race – Lakeshore Hospital Foundation-  Parks Canada lock

6 :00 pm | Euphorbia (musical performance) – Close to the Parks Canada lock

7 :00 pm | Musical performance –special  guest, to be announced – Cunninghams Pub stage

8 :30 pm | Offenbach (musical  performance) Cunninghams Pub

*Please visit the info site below for all the event details.

**A Free shuttle bus service will take event goers to the different locations from 10am-10pm 

Where: All over Ste-Anne de Bellevue….see info

When: Saturday, September 17, 2016, 10 am-10 pm

Details and Info: http://www.ville.sainte-anne-de-bellevue.qc.ca/en/259/naturally-sainte-anne

 

 

20TH EDITION OF THE NATIONAL BANK DUCK RACE

Purchase your ticket today and get a chance at winning one of 7 fabulous prizes!The Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation, National Bank, Duck Race, Spinelli, Cora Pointe-Claire,Montreal Airport Marriott, West Island Blog, Rhonda Massad

The Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation invites you to participate enthusiastically in the 20th edition of the National Bank Duck Race, which will be held Saturday, September 17, at 6 pm at the lock in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue. A $10 ticket gives you a chance to win one of seven prizes, worth $1,000 to $4,000. Funds raised at this festive family activity will go to improving health care in the West Island community. Please be generous!

For more information, visit fondationlakeshore.ca or call 514 630-2081.

 

CORN MAZE at Verger Labonte

Three corn mazes catering to different age groups, each filled with discoveries,adventure and scavenger hunts.

This year the theme is “Wassala, the invisible world of nature”

Younger children must be accompanied by an adultScreen Shot 2016-08-31 at 4.48.52 PM

When: Saturday and Sunday

Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm * last depatrure is at 3:00pm

Place: Vergé Labonté, 2291 Perrot Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot Blvd., NDIP

$ : Adults $12.75, children $9.75 $

Info:  http://vergerlabonte.com/activities/labyrinthes-2016/?lang=en

ZOOKEEPER FOR A DAY

Does your family love animals? Would they love to learn how the zookeepers care for them? Come spend the day with the expert zoologists at  the Ecomuseum and learn how to prepare meals, feed the animals, participate in a workshop, dissect a raptor pellet, and enjoy up-close encounters with some of our animal ambassadors. It will surely be a unforgettable and fun time.

 The activity is taking place in French, but all the zoologists are bilingual.Screen Shot 2016-08-31 at 4.38.18 PM

Where: Ecomuseum, St-Anne-de-Bellevue

Date: OCTOBER 2  9:00am-4:00pm

NON-MEMBERS : $60 per participant 
MEMBERS : $48 per participant

*RESERVATION IN ADVANCE REQUIRED SPOTS FILL UP QUICKLY*

*This activity is not refundable or exchangeable

http://www.zooecomuseum.ca

                                                              

 

 

 

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