What's Happening October 2009
ARTOctober 13: The Women’s Art Society of Mtl. presents M. Waschal Seeing the Unspeakable
October 20: Claire Holden Rothman on the Heart Specialist: Facts and Fiction. October 27: Jackie Rae Wloski on Art is my Lifestyle. All events take place Tuesdays 1:30pm at McCord Museum, 690 Sherbrooke W.
Until October 18: Of Time and Place: Works by Rita Briansky, recent and of the nineties at 4259 Ste. Catherine St. W. west of Greene near Clarke. Info: 514-658-7214.
Thursday October 15 – Saturday October 17 St. Paul’s Anglican Church hosts its annual art show and sale at 377 4th Avenue in Lachine. Works of 70 artists from Montreal. Info: 514-634-1965
Saturday October 15 9am–3pm St. Thomas More Womens Club holds a flea market and craft sale in the church hall, 978 Moffat. Info: 514-768-4741
Saturday October 17, 10am–5pm and Sunday October 18, 11am–4pm Beaconsfield library presents their 8th annual book sale in the lawn bowling annex, 303 Beaconsfield. Info: 514-697-4662
Saturday October 17, 10am–2pm, 50 Plus club of N.D.G. holds their annual bazaar at Rosedale Queen Mary United Church, 6870 Terrebonne. Books, baked goods, crafts, jewellery, white elephant tables. Info: 514-872-1764
Saturday November 7, 9:30am–2:30pm the Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul host their fall fair at 3417 Redpath. Donation of a non-perishable food item. All proceeds go to local charities. Saturday, November 7 from 9:00am–3:00pm the Sons of Scotland Benevolent Association will host their 39th annual bazaar featuring delicious homemade sweets and new and used items at bargain prices. The bazaar will be held at the Scottish Centre of Montreal, Champlain corner Verdun, Montreal.
Thursday, October 15, 11am–2pm, The Helvetia Seniors Clubs invites all to a lecture on financial planning by Ernst Blaser, followed by a luncheon and meeting at Restaurant Monkland Grill, 6151 Monland. Info: 514- 481-2928
Thursdays at 2pm Centre Greene will hold Ballroom Dance Classes for People Living with Parkinson’s. Physiotherapist Ellen Rubin and instructor Malcolm MacRae provide social dance classes for those with stage 2 Parkinson’s and their able-bodied partners. Info: 514-484-2016
Volunteer West Island offers free beginner bridge and warm-up & stretch class at 1 de l’Eglise, Sainte-Anne de Bellevue. Info: 514-457-5445 x228.
Saturday October 10 at 1:30pm, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 94 will host their monthly Crib Tournament at 205 Empire, Greenfield Park. Registration: 11:30-1:00. $20 a team of two.
Saturday, October 10 from 10am to 1pm the city of Montreal is hosting a fall compost giveaway in Kent Park, at Côte-des-Neiges and Kent. Along with proof of residency, people should bring a shovel and containers for taking the compost home. Info: ville.montreal.qc.ca/environnement
October 14 and October 28 at 12:15pm the Seniors’ Luncheon Club will host a nutritious home-cooked three-course benefit luncheon in the Sunroom at Centre Greene, 1090 Greene Avenue. 5$. Info: 514-931-6202
Thursday October 15 at 7pm Yellow Door hosts a poetry and prose reading at 3265 Aylmer. Info: 514-398-6243
Tuesday, October 20 from 2–4pm Centre Greene host their Caregiver’s Tea at Centre Greene, providing support, information and resources for caregivers. Info 514-931-6202
Thursday, October 22 from 5pm–8pm, Montreal Black Resource Centre presents the launch of Shirley Small’s book of poems Tribute at 6767 Côte des Neiges. Info: 514-342-2247 or 450-465-5209
Wednesday, October 28 at 7:30pm, Legacy of Learning presents the book launch of If We Could Hear Them Now: Encounters with Jewish Heroines of the Past by Alice Becker Lehrer at the Jewish Public Library, 5151 Côte St-Catherine. $5 students + members/$10 non-members. Info: 514-345-6416
Wednesday, October 28 9am–9pm, McGill presents their annual book fair at 3461 McTavish St. (Terrace Entrance)
Saturday November 7: McGill holds an eye screening clinic at Royal Victoria Hospital in E4. Free parking available, medicare card required. Call for an appointment: 450-923-2383 9am-4pm
Wednesday, October 7 at 7pm Ronald Cohen discusses Churchill and the Jews by Martin Gilbert at Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom, 395 Elm. $10 Info: 514-937-3575
Saturdays, October 10 to December 19 at 3pm St.Clement’s Anglican Church will host a bi-weekly recital series consisting of six piano concerts. Free will offering. 4322 Wellington. Info: 514-769-5373
Wednesday, October 14 at 12:30pm, Atwater Library hosts a lecture by Michele Nadeau, who will talk about her grandmother, Therese Casgrain, suffragist and first woman party leader in Canada. 1200 Atwater. Info: 514-935-7344 Tuesday, October 20 at 1:30pm Beaconsfield Library hosts a free lecture, Women Photographers: Then and Now featuring speaker Dr. Janice Anderson at 303 Beaconsfield. Info: 514-428-4460.
Thursday, October 22 at 5pm, John Molson School of Business presents Capitalizing on culture: competitiveness, sustainability and sense of place in post-boom Ireland, a lecture by Dr. Jim Kennell. Rm MB 02-210, 1450 Guy. Info: 514-848-5131.
Sunday, October 25 at 9:30am Beth Zion Congregation presents Memory and Aging at 5740 Hudson. $5, includes breakfast. Info: 514-489-8411
theatre Sunday, October 25, a staged play reading in Hebrew of Pull the Plug, the Water is Boiling will be performed at 7:30 pm at 5151 Côte Ste-Catherine. $10 members/$15 non-members. To reserve: 514-345-6416 or jewishpubliclibrary.org