Category Archives: Outdoors


Botanical Gardens Great Gardening Weekend

The theme for 2015 is “Gardens of Shade, Gardens of Light“. From May 22 to 24, the Botanical Gardens expects close to 20,000 visitors to enjoy: learn all about growing your plants, thanks…


2nd Annual Nature Days Weekend

A weekend of free outdoor activities open to all taking place across the province of Quebec, 38 in the Montreal area alone! Please consult our website for the program (online as…


Do You “Know” Where You Live?

Jane’s Walks are free, locally organized walking tours, in which people get together to explore, talk about and celebrate their neighbourhoods. Where more traditional tours are a bit like walking…

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Aire Libre in the Village

Starting April 30 and running through September 7, the section of St. Catherine St. from St. Hubert to Papineau will once again be closed off to cars and become a pedestrian promenade….


Pointe-à-Callière Port Symphony, Feb. 22 & March 8, 2015

Have you ever heard boats and ships taking part in a symphony? If not, you’re in for a treat if you visit the Old Port of Montreal to listen to…


Ice Canoe Challenge, 2015

For those who aren’t familiar with ice canoe racing (such as yours truly, to be honest), the extreme sport pits teams of canoeists against each other, running through freezing cold puddles across…