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New workshops offered to empower girls

New workshops offered to empower girls

For the first time, the One Girl organization will be offering monthly workshops in Montreal to help girls feel good about themselves
Valentine’s Day event supports kids in need

Valentine’s Day event supports kids in need

Fundraiser supported by P.K. Subban promises to be a gala night of good food and music all for a great cause
Free winter fun at Olympic Park Village

Free winter fun at Olympic Park Village

New activities have been added to the roster in an effort to help families enjoy quality time outside this season
Montreal en Lumière brightens up winter nights

Montreal en Lumière brightens up winter nights

This festival features gourmet dining events, free children’s activities, and more than 100 shows featuring music, dance, circus arts and theatre artists.
Discover a skating trail in the country

Discover a skating trail in the country

About an hour and a half from Montreal, families can explore a three-kilometre skateway through the forest
Introducing kids to downhill skiing

Introducing kids to downhill skiing

Discover the best age to start, whether you should rent or buy equipment and which hills are good for little ones
Terrific toboggan runs around Montreal

Terrific toboggan runs around Montreal

Hills that cater to families who love to go sledding
Stellar cross-country ski trails

Stellar cross-country ski trails

There are many parks in Montreal that offer kilometres of great trails for families who want to be active in the winter
Illuminated night-walk returns to Kingston

Illuminated night-walk returns to Kingston

Lumina Borealis combines digital lighting and audio effects with imposing structures to create a multi-level experience.
Olympic-size pools transform into aquatic jungle gym

Olympic-size pools transform into aquatic jungle gym

On Sundays, two Olympic Park pools will be home to giant inflatable structures kids can jump on, climb over and slide down into the water
Why do some private schools offer Grade 12?

Why do some private schools offer Grade 12?

With this educational option, students can apply directly to university and skip the CEGEP system.
Fêtes des Neiges introduces new ice slides

Fêtes des Neiges introduces new ice slides

There are plenty of free activities including inflatables, giant foosball, boot hockey, axe-throwing and more
Teens can learn how to become entrepreneurs

Teens can learn how to become entrepreneurs

At this weekend-long workshop, students will learn about sales, design, marketing, finance and product development
New ‘Makerspace’ opens in N.D.G.

New ‘Makerspace’ opens in N.D.G.

Owners of this new business are hoping to revive an interest in people to make objects by hand
Expos Fest celebrates sports and family

Expos Fest celebrates sports and family

The third edition of this fundraiser is raising money to help find a cure for an inoperable, aggressive brain tumour
Program gets children to sing, dance and play drums

Program gets children to sing, dance and play drums

This pilot project will give kids a platform to express themselves through music, dance and performance.
New support group for those who have lost a loved one to addiction

New support group for those who have lost a loved one to addiction

The meetings are held weekly on Wednesdays in Beaconsfield
The DANGERS of Fortnite

The DANGERS of Fortnite

The popular game has become an easy way for scammers to trick kids into sharing way too much information and has even become the basis for sexual-extortion cases near Montreal
Geordie Theatre to host interactive play for babies

Geordie Theatre to host interactive play for babies

This drama company sets out to prove it's never too early to introduce little ones to the world of live performances
New texting support service launched for kids in distress

New texting support service launched for kids in distress

With many kids preferring to reach out in non-verbal ways, Kids Help Phone now has trained volunteers who answer text messages
Fairies’ offer sage advice on lice

Fairies’ offer sage advice on lice

When all else failed, I called in the experts to get rid of these pesky creatures
Free fitness program gets kids up and moving

Free fitness program gets kids up and moving

Many schools around Montreal are signing up for this program in an effort to help kids get more exercise
Free workshops offered at the McCord Museum

Free workshops offered at the McCord Museum

Discover some hidden treasures, listen to storytimes and check out the famous Ogilvy's Xmas displays this holiday season
Bursary program supports free theatre education

Bursary program supports free theatre education

Geordie Theatre School is raising money to give low-income families a chance to have their kids participate in drama classes
After-school program hosts production of Annie

After-school program hosts production of Annie

Students will learn vocal warm-ups and exercises, improv, scene studies and more
Canadian schools get international kudos

Canadian schools get international kudos

In a recent test, Canadian teens scores in math, science and reading were among the highest in the world
Parents urged to talk to teens about the risks of sexting

Parents urged to talk to teens about the risks of sexting

Sharing intimate photos can have very serious ramifications when they aren't kept between two consensual partners
Four U.S. ski resorts offer discounts or at-par pricing

Four U.S. ski resorts offer discounts or at-par pricing

Thinking of going skiing, snowboarding, or tubing this winter? These family-friendly ski resorts will help make our weak dollar feel a little stronger
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