Rhonda’s Best of the West- September 2017


West Island Community Shares – Community Breakfast Campaign Launch

LIVE HERE. GIVE HERE.  MAKING A DIFFERENCE TOGETHER!  Join West Island Community Shares for the launch of their annual campaign with a Community Breakfast. The event was created so that people can come together and show our collective support for our community. Come for good food, good coffee, and a great cause!

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When: Thursday, September 7th (any time from 7 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.)

Where: Les 3 Brasseurs in Pointe-Claire


International Literacy Day

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Please 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 6 from 4 p.m.- 9 p.m.

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

Info: http://www.literacyunlimited.ca/support-literacy-by-shopping-at-chapters-pointe-claire-on-september-6th/


Drop by Plaza Pointe-Claire to meet the many services, agencies and groups that play a vital role in enriching the lives of the people in the West Island community. All donations will benefit the Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation.

Car Wash

Kid’s Car Seat Inspection

The Suburban Makeover Contest Launch

Meet The Jewel 106.7

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

When: Saturday September 9th, 2017

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

Info: http://plazapointeclaire.com/community-awareness-day-september-9-2017/



Naturally, Sainte-Anne

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!

FREE SHUTLLE BUS : a complimentary shuttle bus will run between all of the locations from 10 am to 6 pm

Where: All over Ste-Anne de Bellevue.

When: Saturday, September 16, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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


Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation Duck Race
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Who in the West Island does not know or has not heard of the famous little yellow duck? The Duck Race is a unifying, family-oriented, festive, fun-filled event with lots of surprises. It is sure to please youth and seniors alike, and the funds raised are used to improve services and health care for the West Island community.

Join us this year, at the West Island Mommies Family Fun Fair on Sunday and enjoy the “yellow ducky” play zone, face painting, mascots and much more! Purchase your ticket and get a chance to win one of the 7 fabulous prizes!

When: Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where: Holiday Inn Pointe-Claire, 6700 Trans-Canada Hwy, Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 1C2

Info: https://fondationlakeshore.ca/about-us/annual-campaign/duck-race/


CORN MAZE at Verger Labonte

Three corn mazes catering to different age groups, each filled with discoveries,adventure and scavenger hunts.Screen Shot 2016-08-31 at 4.48.52 PM

Younger children must be accompanied by an adult

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

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


Masquerade Ball Benefiting West Island Community Shares

Enjoy an evening of elegance featuring stylish performances, delicious food, glamour and grace. Don your most magnificent formal attire, mask, and sense of history and enter the Black & White themed setting of the 2nd Grand Bal Masqué designed by Maddy K. You will be swept away in moments – from the second you walk into the property. Enjoy hauntingly beautiful musical performances, delicious savoury bites alongside a bubbly bar and many more surprises!

Where: Montreal Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel, Dorval

When: Saturday, September 23rd at 6:00 p.m.

Info: http://www.communityshares.ca/fra/events/masquerade-ball