Rhonda’s Best of the West- May 2017


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

Dorval Community Treasure Hunt

In an effort to promote the reuse and recycling of household items, we are encouraging residents to place their unwanted yet functioning and useful items curbside by 9 a.m. on that day for free pickup by other members of the community. It is a garage sale without permits and price tags – all items are given away! 

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When: Saturday, May 6, 2017

Where: All around the city, refer to website for participating adresses

Info: Register as of today by sending us your home address at treasurehunt@ville.dorval.qc.ca or by calling 514 633-4040.

Health Challenge-Bicycling For Your Health

Get a leg up on summer! Sue-Anne Hickey, naturopath and avid cyclist, will demonstrate the benefits cycling can have on your health.

When: Tuesday, May 2 at 10:00 am in English

Where: Herb Linder Annex 303 Beaconsfield Boulevard, Beaconsfield, Québec H9W 4A7

Info: 514-428-4480

Stay Safe- Safeguarding Your Property

An information session with the SPVM – FREE – Bilingual – Open to all

Officers Giovanni Dilegge and Jean-Pierre Levis present tips, tricks, and answer questions about safeguarding your property.

When: Wednesday, May 3 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Where: Herb Linder Annex 303 Beaconsfield Boulevard, Beaconsfield, Québec H9W 4A7

Tel: 514 428-4480


Health Challenge: Happy Sporty Feet

Dr. David Paris, Sports therapist, presents a workshop on how to choose the right shoes for your sport. Good shoes, good sports

When: Tuesday, May 9 at 1:30 p.m. in English

Where: Herb Linder Annex 303 Beaconsfield Boulevard, Beaconsfield, Québec H9W 4A7

Tel: 514-428-4480


Community Garage Sale

Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue invites all citizens to organize a garage sale at their house on May 13 without having to purchase a permit. Registration is necessary. No permit is required for this date, but it is mandatory to register before May 10th by phone (514 457-1605) or by email (loisirs@sadb.qc.ca). Please mention your name, address and phone number.A listing of all participating addresses will be posted on our website the day before the event.

When: Saturday, May 13th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Where: All around the city of Ste-Anne’s

Info: https://app.cyberimpact.com/click-tracking

Tel: 514-457-1605

Bike Safety Day

A day to get families out on their bikes and promote cycling as a safe, sustainable and fun way to get around.

Four Main Stations: Helmet Checks, Kids Cycle Safety Course, ABC Bike Mechanical Checks, Family Bike Rides, Pit Stop Activities, Lots of Prizes

All children must be accompanied by an adult
All riders must bring and wear a helmet
All participants or their parents must sign a waiver

When: Saturday, May 13 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Where: Windermere Park,  303 Sherbrooke, Beaconsfield

Info: https://www.beaconsfield.ca/fr/publications/Publication%20Contact-1/3445-contact-avril-2017/file

Tel: 514-428-4520

Techno Squad- A Program By Seniors,For Seniors

Starting this spring, the Beaconsfield Library will offer FREE hands-on Tech workshops for ages 55+! A program where senior volunteers and Library staff team up to initiate seniors to new technologies.

The first series of four weekly workshops will start on Wednesday, May 17 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in English:

All about Smartphones

When: May 17: Understanding the basics (settings, contacts, texting, etc.)

May 24: Getting organized (calendar, e-mail, camera, online synchronization)

May 31: Broadening your horizons (Apps for: communicating, finding your way, playing, and staying healthy)

Where: Beaconsfield Library 303 Beaconsfield Boulevard, Beaconsfield, Québec H9W 4A7

Info: 514-428-4520

The Sainte-Anne Farmers’ Market

First outdoor market of the year!The countdown has begun. On Saturday, May 6th, the Sainte-Anne Farmers’ Market will return to its outdoor location on Lalonde Street

When: Saturdays starting  May 6 from 9:00am to 2:00 pm

Where: Rue Lalonde, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC H9X 1L6

Info: http://www.marchesainteanne.ca/eng_Historique.html

Releasing the Grip of Anger

Those tormented by the pain of anger, Never know tranquility of mind— Strangers they will be to every pleasure; They will neither sleep nor feel secure– Shantideva, Way of the BodhisattvaPlease join us for a public talk by Vajrayana Master Anyen Rinpoche & Allison Choying Zangmo on a Tibetan Buddhist approach to dealing with anger and other strong emotions.

When: Thursday May 11, 7:00am-8:30pm (In English)

Where: Orgyen Khamdroling Buddhist Meditation Centre 37 Rue Ste-Anne, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue(entrance door is on Montée Ste-Marie)

Cost: 10$ donation at the door

Info: orgyenkhamdroling.cajohanna.oklcanada@gmail.com

Felicity Falls- Pyjama Story Time

Felicity means happiness. In the imaginary animal village of Felicity Falls, one little rabbit can’t sleep, another one loses a teddy bear, and others see a hot air balloon that changes everything. Sweet, funny stories about families, told with stuffed animal puppets. Come in your pyjamas and bring your teddy bear! Presented by the Rag and Bone Theatre

When: May 12 at 7:00 pm

Where: Stewart Hall – Kids’ Corner Passes Required (Available at the Cultural Centre)

Ages: Age 4 and Up


Dollard des Ormeaux Giant Yard Sale

Take this opportunity to sell used items, or to buy treasures sold by your neighbours. To reserve a table for $20, in cash only, please come to the Sports, Recreation and Culture Department. Our office hours are Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Proof of residency is mandatory as our 60 tables are reserved for Dollard-des-Ormeaux residents. Only one table is permitted

When: Saturday May 20 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm  in the Lake Road Parking, rain or shine.

Where: Lake Road Parking lot, rain or shine.

Info: 514-684-1012, local 632 or 633

Duo Concertante-Sonatas: From Bach to Gougeo

Newfoundland-based Duo Concertante, winner of a 2011 JUNO award, has won loyal followers across Canada and abroad through their dazzling artistry and genuine connection with audiences. Violinist Nancy Dahn and pianist Timothy Steeves bring to life glorious sonatas by Bach and Franck, as well as works by Italy’s Luigi Dallapiccola and Canada’s Denis Gougeon.

When: May 21 at 3:00 pm  (Passes required)

Where: Stewart Hall Cultural Center 176 Bord de Lac, Pointe-Claire, QC H9S 5T5




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