Rhonda’s Best of the West – September 2018


The weather is cooling off, but our event calendar certainly isn’t. With activities every weekend this month, there is something for everyone in our BOW September roundup!


Vaudreuil-Soulanges SOUP Festival

For a seventh edition, the SOUP Festival celebrates the culture of the five continents in an atmosphere of Openness and Union of Peoples at the Pointe-du-Moulin Historical Park.

With activities for everyone, the Festival is for the whole family and the FESTIVAL IS COMPLETELY FREE !!!

When: Sunday, September 2nd from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Where: Parc historique de la Pointe-du-Moulin, Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot



Pointe-Claire Community Awareness Day

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.

When: Saturday, September 8 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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

Info: http://plazapointeclaire.com/community-awareness-day-2018/


Beaconsfield Pet Fair & Animal Adoption Day

Animal rescue groups with adoptable animals on site, business exhibitors, a parade of adoptable dogs, blessing of the pets, photo ops with mascot, dog agility demonstrations, free face painting, music, free giveaways, and a pop-up vegan food kiosk. ($)

When: Saturday, September 8 at 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Where: Centennial Park, Beaconsfield

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/648011228912179/


TD Community BBQ

Come and join us for the 18th annual fundraiser in partnership with TD to benefit West Island Community Shares! We will have many activities such as the following iSaute, face painting and glitter tattoos, clowns and balloon animals, Reptizoo, SPVM Car and FliK the Police Bear, firetruck and firefighters, Chalk It Up, Squish candy, hot dogs, corn and beverages and raffles!

Get your tickets now so you don’t miss out on the IMMENSE amounts of fun that will be had!

When: Sunday, September 9 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Where: Georges-Springate Park, 4788 Rue Richmond, Pierrefonds

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/912265078965437/

17th Annual AMCAL “Family Matters” Golf Tournament

AMCAL will be hosting its 17th Annual “Family Matters” Golf Tournament on Monday, September 10th, 2018 at the Beaconsfield Golf Club.

When: Monday, September 10 at 10:30 AM – 9:30 PM

Where: Beaconsfield Golf Club

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/207579543299443/


West Island Community Shares – Community Breakfast 

Join us and our campaign co-chair Jacques Garceau, Senior Vice-President, Broadband Networks Engineering of Telus, for our Community Breakfast on September 14th to kick-off our annual fundraising campaign!

Our partners, donors, volunteers, and the community groups we support will all be there. Come with your friends, family or colleagues to celebrate and to support our community.

When: Friday, September 14 at 7 AM – 9:30 AM

Where: Les 3 Brasseurs Canada, 46A Brunswick Blvd

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/974622829366995/


Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation Duck Race
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The Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation invites you and your family to participate in the 22nd edition of the Duck-Fest, which will be held Sunday, September 16, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.at theHoliday Inn – Pointe-Claire, in collaboration with the West Island Mommies Family Fun Fair.

This fun-filled family-oriented event offers a host of activities and will be your last chance to purchase a Duck Race ticket for $10! You might be one of the lucky winners of the seven fabulous prizes, including a seven-day Caribbean cruise for 2.

Funds raised will go to improving health care for the West Island community. Purchase your ticket now by visiting fondationlakeshore.ca

When: Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 10:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m

Where: Holiday Inn Pointe-Claire, 6700 Trans-Canada Hwy



West Island Mommies 7th Annual Family Fun Fair

On Sunday, September 16th, 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. The event is FREE, so come on out and enjoy the day with us!

When: Sunday, September 16 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Where: Holiday Inn Pointe-Claire, 6700 Trans-Canada Hwy

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/475831499551267/


WIBCA’s Annual Fundraiser Banquet – “Together We Are Stronger”

Please join us in celebrating a WAKANDA themed event named ‘Together We Are Stronger’ enjoying an evening filled with entertainment, music, art and fashion noting all profits generated from this event will be allocated to the organizations operating costs and current programs support the community.

Where: Marcel Morin Community Center, 14068 Gouin Ouest

When: Saturday, September 29 from 6:00 PM – 1:00 AM

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/262260371039175/                                                    





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