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Redpath Discovery – Greek and Roman Culture

ON AUGUST 28 – (In English) Check out the Greek and Roman exhibits in the World Cultures Gallery (3rd Floor) and learn how to write your name in ancient Greek and make a simple mosaic. Animated by students from both Concordia and McGill University Classics Departments. FREE with admission to Museum. Everyone welcome. No reservation…

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Redpath Film Series – “The Sustainable City”

ON AUGUST 28 – Today, the way ecology is being incorporated into architecture has evolved considerably. Sustainable architecture, or green architecture, aims to minimize the negative impact of buildings on the environment by enhancing efficiency and moderating the use of materials, energy, and space. Spewing carbon dioxide, generating masses of waste, and consuming alarming quantities…

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Marionnettes Plein la Rue

AUGUST 27 & 28 – The Festival Marionnettes plein la rue (FMPR) will be in full swing. Entrancing puppet shows will be presented in ten outdoor spots along Promenade Wellington: the Parc des Madelinots, the Bene lux brasserie, the space in front of Notre-Dame-des-Sept-Douleurs church, and the parking lot on rue Éthel, to name just…

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NDG Arts Week

AUGUST 22 TO 28 – For one full week, the neighbourhood of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce will showcase the world-class talent of local artists with free performances and workshops for all ages. Exciting new additions to this year’s programming include a circus performance by Vague de cirque under a big top in Benny Park as well as a…

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Girl Guides: A Way to Do It All!

The beginning of the school year is almost upon us and it’s time to start thinking about extracurricular activities. There’s so much to pick from: soccer, dance, gymnastics, skating, hockey, language classes, robotics, and the list goes on. How can anyone possibly be expected to choose? What if I told you there is one activity…

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Nature Park Saturdays

AUGUST 20 TO SEPTEMBER 17 – Every Saturday, discover your nature parks through a series of events sure to please the entire family. Discover your Nature Parks and the activities list: Cap-Saint-Jacques Île-de-la-Visitation Bois-de-l’Île-Bizard Bois-de-Liesse Pointe-aux-Prairies Anse-à-l’Orme Free shows and entertainment, free corn on the cob to kick-start your picnic, and free shuttle bus connecting…