February 2016

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Love hockey but hate math? There’s an app for that!

Love hockey but hate math? There’s an app for that!

Hockey Scholar is a game created in partnership with the NHL and its players’ association that takes math concepts and applies them to hockey using various activities.
Magnet aims to encourage patience with young drivers

Magnet aims to encourage patience with young drivers

A Montreal company is creating "Élève au volant" stickers for new drivers who need a little space on the road
Pickleball: a racket sport the whole family can take up

Pickleball: a racket sport the whole family can take up

This relatively new racquet sport is being offered at the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex for people of all ages and skill levels
Verdun opens its doors to breastfeeding moms

Verdun opens its doors to breastfeeding moms

A number of municipal buildings in Verdun will now provide free, welcoming spaces for breastfeeding moms to feed their children.
Family activities at Montreal en Lumiere festival

Family activities at Montreal en Lumiere festival

Kids can take turns having fun on an illuminated slide as part of one of city's many winter festivals
Marionette theatre showcasing the Sound of Music

Marionette theatre showcasing the Sound of Music

The Salzburg Marionette Theater brings its version of the classic musical to the Place des Arts stage in Montreal
Kids can hip-hop for a good cause

Kids can hip-hop for a good cause

To kick off Black History month, a non-profit organization is holding a dancing fundraiser and proceeds will go towards an all-expense paid prom experience for a girl graduating from high school
Kids can try games from centuries past

Kids can try games from centuries past

The Stewart Museum will have old-fashioned curling, checkers and other games for sports and history enthusiasts
Festival lets kids see the world through films

Festival lets kids see the world through films

The Festival international du film pour enfants de Montreal is taking place from Feb. 27 to March 6, 2016
Montrealer invents sturdy backyard snow structures

Montrealer invents sturdy backyard snow structures

Climbing wall gets new home at Royal Vale

Climbing wall gets new home at Royal Vale

Students at Royal Vale in N.D.G. are stepping up their game with an indoor climbing wall, the newest addition to its expanding athletics program.
A camp for kids with Crohn’s and colitis

A camp for kids with Crohn’s and colitis

Camp Got2Go welcomes kids and teens ages 9 to 17 who get a chance to spend time with others who have the same medical condition
JPPS school to move elementary students to Bialik building

JPPS school to move elementary students to Bialik building

The JPPS-Bialik School has sold its building on Van Horne Ave. to The Donald Berman YALDEI Developmental Center for children with special needs, and JPPS students will now attend school at the Bialik campus.
Talk offers tips on how to instill healthy eating habits in kids

Talk offers tips on how to instill healthy eating habits in kids

Clare Lord is the founder of WISE Philosophy and will give a talk at the Eleanor London Cote St. Luc Public Library about teaching kids healthy attitudes about food.
Books to teach kids about the plight of refugees

Books to teach kids about the plight of refugees

As Syrian refugees make their way to communities across Canada, it is our chance to offer a warm welcome. The following books will help your children understand the refugee experience.
Cinémathèque québécoise screening family-friendly French films

Cinémathèque québécoise screening family-friendly French films

Montreal’s museum dedicated to moving images is inviting families to drop by Sunday afternoons and enjoy classic French films until May 29.
Play explores the impact of AIDS

Play explores the impact of AIDS

For Black History Month this year, Montreal’s Black Theatre Workshop chose to present Binti's Journey, a play that brings the impact of the AIDS/HIV epidemic into focus.
Montreal Joue festival is a gamer’s delight

Montreal Joue festival is a gamer’s delight

Now in its fourth year, this annual festival is growing in popularity with everyone who loves playing games
The butterflies are back in town

The butterflies are back in town

The Butterflies Go Free exhibit the Botanical Gardens showcases thousands of butterflies from around the world.
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