Rhonda’s Best of the West – September 2019


Summer 2019 has come and gone and you know what that means? Time for sweater-weather and events that make us feel warm and cozy like the S.O.U.P.E. Festival or TD’s Spaghetti Lunch. Grab a light jacket and check out the Ecomuseum’s free admission day or take in the parade as la Maison de Naissance Lac Saint Louis Celebrates 25 years!

1Art By The Lake

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The Lakeshore Association of Artists invites you to an Outdoor Art Exhibition and Sale on the shore of Lac St-Louis. Part of the sales from the event will be donated to On Rock Community Services – FREE ADMISSION
When: September 7th and 8th from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Stewart Hall, 176 chemin du Bord-du-Lac, Pointe-Claire

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/360439054906514/

2Pointe-Claire Community Awareness Day

Meet the helping hands in our community. Drop by the Plaza to meet the many services, agencies and groups that play such a vital role in enriching the lives of the entire West Island community. Plus, a food drive benefiting On Rock Community Services.
When: Saturday, September 7th from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Plaza Pointe-Claire 269 Boulevard St-Jean, Pointe-Claire

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/375041173175785/

3Sponsor A Dream

Make a girls’ dream come true by sponsoring a dress for a bride in need, or purchase a gown for yourself. Sizes from 2-24. All welcome. $10 entrance reimbursed with the purchase of a dress
When: Saturday, September 7th at 3:00 PM
Where: 320 Avenue Charron, Ile-Bizard
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/435199207093882/

4Vaudreuil-Soulanges SOUP Festival

Come out to celebrate the eight annual S.O.U.P.E. festival. There are activities for everyone and the FESTIVAL IS COMPLETELY FREE !!!
When: Sunday, September 8th from 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Where: Parc historique de la Pointe-du-Moulin, Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/507690583338136/

5West Island Mommies 8th Annual Family Fun Fair

On Sunday, September 8th, families will have the opportunity to visit with close to 40 local vendors from the West Island to see what kinds of products and services they offer. It’s a great opportunity for moms and dads to learn about what is available to them in their local area and perhaps to do a little shopping. Admission is FREE.
When: Sunday, September 8th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Where: Holiday Inn Pointe-Claire, 6700 Trans-Canada Hwy
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/400410190833016/

6West Island Community Shares – TD Spaghetti Lunch

TD Bank hosts a fun-filled family Spaghetti Lunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Moe’s benefitting West Island Community Shares. A lot of fun for the entire family! Moe’s Spaghetti Lunch will be served from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Buy your tickets here: http://weblink.donorperfect.com/TDevent2019
When: Sunday, September 8th, 2019 from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: Moe’s Bar and Grill
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/413260762632149/

7Hudson Porchfest

This year’s 2019 Balconfête Hudson Porchfest will feature six hours of free, live music from local bands on 11 porches throughout downtown Hudson.
When: Saturday, September 14th, 2019 from 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Where: Parc 69 Rue McNaughten, Hudson
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1437611006421506/

8Kirkland Day – Coldplay Tribute

Kirkland celebrates its special day with a tribute to Coldplay. Come and enjoy lots of free family fun, food trucks and this special musical tribute.
When: Saturday, September 14th, 2019 from 1:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Where: Parc des Bénévoles
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/264299417785195/

918th Annual AMCAL “Family Matters” Golf Tournament

AMCAL will be hosting its 18th Annual “Family Matters” Golf Tournament on Monday, September 9th, 2019 at the Beaconsfield Golf Club.
When: Monday, September 9th from 10:30 AM – 9:30 PM
Where: Beaconsfield Golf Club
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/611964969292635/

10IGA Community Breakfast

Join the West Island Community Shares team, their corporate partners and donors and help to kick-off their annual fundraising campaign!
When: Friday, September 13th, 2019 from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Where: 3 Brasseurs Canada (Pointe-Claire)
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2382410701877291/

11Ecomuseum Zoo’s Free Admission Day for Kids

As part of the “Naturally, Sainte-Anne” event, the Ecomuseum Zoo wishes to invite families to (re)discover the only outdoor zoo on the island by offering a free admission day for kids on Saturday, September 14th! Admission will be free of charge for each child under 15 years of age accompanied by a paying adult.
When: Saturday, September 14th from 2:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Where:  Zoo Ecomuseum
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/374910450102476/

12Maison de Naissance Lac Saint Louis Celebrates 25 years

Welcome to the families (and babies) from 1994-2019 as la Maison de Naissance Lac Saint Louis celebrates 25 wonderful years of beautiful births, creating families, and breaking boundaries.
When: Saturday, September 14th from 2:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Where:  Maison de Naissance Lac Saint Louis
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1703036786508169/

13Casino Royale Fundraiser Benefitting the West Island Women’s Shelter

Royal LePage Village Pointe-Claire is proud to be hosting a Casino Royale Night in support of the West Island Women’s Shelter.
When: Friday, September 27th beginning at 7:00 PM
Where: Sarto Desnoyers Community Centre
Info: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/casino-royale-lepage-village-west-island-womens-shelter-refuge-tickets-70276293285

14WIBCA’s Masquerade Fundraiser

The West Island Black Community Association’s (WIBCA) annual fall fundraiser is back!
Come out and show your support by attending their Masquerade Ball taking place on Saturday, September 28th. Admission is $50 and proceeds generated from the event will contribute towards current efforts to get their Youth Drop-In Center up and running in 2020.
When: Saturday, September 28th from 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Where: Marcel Morin Community Center, 14068 Gouin Ouest
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/471751863671114/