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Planetarium offers special viewing of partial solar eclipse

Planetarium offers special viewing of partial solar eclipse

Free admission to the Planetarium Rio Tinto Alcan will be given to those who attend a viewing party
Jean-Doré beach a hub of summer activity

Jean-Doré beach a hub of summer activity

From a giant inflatable obstacle course to free Wednesdays for kids, there are many reasons to check out Montreal's beach on Parc Jean Drapeau
Quebec arts festival to stop in six cities across the province

Quebec arts festival to stop in six cities across the province

The event in Hudson will feature plenty of kid-friendly art workshops
Free plays for kids all summer long in Montreal parks

Free plays for kids all summer long in Montreal parks

Montreal's Theatre La Roulotte will be hosting outdoor performances of Bras de fer, which tells the story of an 11-year-old robot boy
Exhibit reveals forgotten stories of orphans in Canada

Exhibit reveals forgotten stories of orphans in Canada

Standing in the Light: Life Stories of British Home Children gives visitors a glimpse into the lives of orphans and paupers brought to Canada from Great Britain between 1869 and the late 1930s.
Downtown Montreal to host family-friendly events

Downtown Montreal to host family-friendly events

Jardins Gamelin in the Quartier des Spectacles will host several free, daily activities for kids
Ste. Anne de Bellevue boosting its summer activities

Ste. Anne de Bellevue boosting its summer activities

Family Thursdays will offer various activities and theme-related events for kids of all ages
Tons of kid-friendly fun at international balloon festival

Tons of kid-friendly fun at international balloon festival

Feast your eyes upon 125 balloons from around the world and take part in several kid-friendly activities in St. Jean-sur-Richelieu
Parks Canada celebrates Archaeology Month with kid-friendly workshops

Parks Canada celebrates Archaeology Month with kid-friendly workshops

From exploring trails to battle demonstrations, children will have plenty to do at numerous National Historic Sites
Mile End to celebrate summer every weekend with activities

Mile End to celebrate summer every weekend with activities

Marché des possibles will celebrate its fourth edition with a pop-up playground, live music and other family-friendly activities
Historic CP train offers fun activities for kids

Historic CP train offers fun activities for kids

The CP Canada 150 Train will make stops across the country and will offer tons of family-friendly activities
West Island event celebrates Canadian heritage

West Island event celebrates Canadian heritage

The Community JamFest in Beaconsfield will have dance and mosaic workshops, live music, inflatables and more
Face-painting, mini tennis and more at Rogers Cup Family Weekend

Face-painting, mini tennis and more at Rogers Cup Family Weekend

The three-day event will host tons of free family-friendly activities at the Uniprix Stadium before the Rogers Cup Tennis Tournament takes over
Would you like your child to do volunteer work?

Would you like your child to do volunteer work?

The NDG/MTL-O Volunteer Recruitment Committee is hosting a fair to present various opportunities to young people and adults
St. Hyacinthe Expo a massive event with family activities

St. Hyacinthe Expo a massive event with family activities

The annual expo will be hosting tons of friendly-family activities at its farm on the South Shore over 10 days this summer
Celebrate Scottish culture fun at Highland Games

Celebrate Scottish culture fun at Highland Games

The annual Highland Games will return to Montreal on August 6 with tons of competitions, activities and live entertainment that reflect Scottish culture.
Italian week offers food, fun and inflatables

Italian week offers food, fun and inflatables

Kids can participate in the annual drawing contest or roam around the streets brimming with Italian culture during this week-long event
Kid-friendly parade a highlight of Montreal First Peoples' Festival

Kid-friendly parade a highlight of Montreal First Peoples' Festival

The 27th annual festival will take place in Montreal's Quartier des Spectacles and will feature Indigenous artwork, concerts, dances, art displays and a parade
Free drop-in family gardening workshops this summer

Free drop-in family gardening workshops this summer

From July 10 to Aug. 9, the BASE Green Initiative is offering free, weekly summer drop-in gardening workshops at three Montreal-area elementary schools.
Montreal native brings luxury baby boutique to Canada

Montreal native brings luxury baby boutique to Canada

DBbabies offers high-end feeding and sleeping items for newborns and little ones
Downtown to host massive street arts festival

Downtown to host massive street arts festival

We're Acting Out is an event that will feature 800 free street performances
Free kid-friendly events to celebrate new walkway

Free kid-friendly events to celebrate new walkway

The Promenade Fleuve-Montagne is a new walkway that will showcase some of Montreal's most iconic sites
Montreal organization working on a transgender doll for kids

Montreal organization working on a transgender doll for kids

Sam aims to help parents teach kids about what it means to be transgender
Acting workshops for kids taking place this summer

Acting workshops for kids taking place this summer

Shakespeare-Before-the-Show will teach kids and teens all about acting and the world of Shakespeare
Several ways to explore Mount Royal

Several ways to explore Mount Royal

There are many family-friendly guided tours to help visitors get to know one of the city's most coveted green spaces
Keep kids safe at the playground

Keep kids safe at the playground

The CPS Injury Prevention Committee has a number of tips for parents about how to keep your children from getting injured at the park
Bust travel boredom with activity bags

Bust travel boredom with activity bags

A local entrepreneur created a business out of making educational activity bags to keep kids busy and entertained while travelling
Books to inspire every girl to feel like a superhero

Books to inspire every girl to feel like a superhero

With the recent release of the movie Wonder Woman, now is a good time to introduce kids to books all about female superheroes
La Ronde offers one-day discount in August

La Ronde offers one-day discount in August

Everyone can take advantage of $26.50 entrance fee and one adult accompanying a child with autism will have free admission
Horse-themed festival returns to St. Lazare

Horse-themed festival returns to St. Lazare

On July 8 and 9, the 3rd annual Au Galop festival will feature horses with riding demonstrations, horse shows, live music and children's activities.
Kids help kids at obstacle course fundraiser

Kids help kids at obstacle course fundraiser

OBSTAFUN was created by 10-year-old Danielle Pugsley and will help raise money for 40 charities on the West Island.
What you should know about sunscreen

What you should know about sunscreen

With so many sunscreen products on the market, how do we know which one is best and which brand to trust? A good bet is to go with the guidelines from the Canadian Dermatology Association
10 Canada Day Party Ideas

10 Canada Day Party Ideas

Here are some fun crafts for the kids to do in celebration of our national day
Free learn-to-camp event offers fun activities

Free learn-to-camp event offers fun activities

Parks Canada, in conjunction with Mountain Equipment Coop, will have experts on hand to teach families all about camping
Fun for all ages at Montreal Comiccon

Fun for all ages at Montreal Comiccon

Montreal Comiccon will bring your favourite characters from the world of anime, sci-fi and fantasy together for a weekend on July 7-9.
Train tickets for kids cost $15 all summer

Train tickets for kids cost $15 all summer

VIA Rail is offering special $15 kids' economy class tickets for children aged 2-11 on all routes across Canada.
Free admission and special events at all Parks Canada locations this summer

Free admission and special events at all Parks Canada locations this summer

The 2017 Parks Canada Discovery Pass gives you free access to national parks, historic sites and marine conservation areas across the country
Car race downtown offers family activities

Car race downtown offers family activities

The Family Zone will feature a play area, interactive workshops, and bumper cars.
Fancy cars impress kids while supporting a good cause

Fancy cars impress kids while supporting a good cause

West Island siblings Alexandria and Michael Tremis started the Karz 4 Kidz fundraiser after they befriended a 14-year-old boy named Christopher, who had been suffering from brain cancer
Free app aims to help kids cope with cancer

Free app aims to help kids cope with cancer

"A Little App About Cancer" is free app that aims to help kids cope with cancer through exercises and activities
Circus festival to take over Quartier des Spectacles

Circus festival to take over Quartier des Spectacles

The annual Complètement cirque event is returning to Montreal's Quartier des Spectacles with circus performances and acts from around the world.
Be aware of tick bites this summer

Be aware of tick bites this summer

When Lyme disease is suspected, it is important to see a doctor promptly to prevent complications. The faster treatment begins, the easier it is to cure. ​
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