• Earth Day Events in the Boroughs

    A few boroughs on the island have some Earth Day activities planned for their citizens.  There are probably more near you… check with local libraries and cultural centers.

    St. Anne de Bellevue, Saturday, April 22:
    8 pm to 9:30 pm: Film: Pipelines; need and democracy (French with English subtitles)

    Clientele: Adults & youth
    Location: Centre Harpell
    Free admission | Complementary refreshments and popcorn provided.

    Baie d’Urfe, Saturday, April 22:
    9 am – 1pm: Free trees and other events.
    @ the Red Barn

    Pointe Claire, Friday, April 21:
    7pm: Plastic, the puppet show. Free but passes required. Ages 5 and up. in French.
    @ Stewart Hall

    Dorval, Saturday, April 22:
    1 pm to 3 pm: Free conference on climate change and overconsumption. On-site environmental kiosks.
    @ Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre

    Laval,  Earth WEEK:
    LOTS of activies throughout the region from April 17 to 23.

    ALSO… As part of the Montreal 375 celebrations:

    This year, April 22 will be festive in five eco-neighborhoods of Montreal as part of Earth Day and the 375th anniversary of the metropolis!

    Five neighborhood festivals will highlight our urban culture and environment:

    • Éco-quartier Ahuntsic-Cartierville: Ecological path, play workshops, animations, games and local gourmet stands;
    • Éco-quartier Lachine: Great cleaning of the banks of the St. Lawrence, convivial collation and awarding of prizes for participants in the cleaning of the banks, workshops, animations and exchange of seedlings and distribution of trees;
    • Éco-quartier Parc-Extension: DIY workshops for manufacturing and creation, animation and sale of used bikes;
    • Éco-quartier Villeray: creative and playful workshops, information and awareness booths, events;
    • House of the environment of Verdun: cleanings of the banks, picnic, family rally and workshops.

    Earth Day will also have a thing at the Chalet du Mont-Royal at 6 pm for In Canopée, with conferences and performances with Francis Hallé, botanist and Pierre Thibault, architect. Let’s celebrate together the Earth!

     

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