May 2019

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Climb aboard 18th century replica ships

Climb aboard 18th century replica ships

These ships at the Old Port offer an array of activities including high-flying aerial courses and climbing walls
Young adult book festival coming to town

Young adult book festival coming to town

Teens will have a chance to mingle with authors and learn about the writing process
Parc Safari welcomes a cute (and tall) new addition

Parc Safari welcomes a cute (and tall) new addition

A baby giraffe named Stella will soon enjoy a larger habitat as the zoo undergoes major renovations
Creative festival all about comics

Creative festival all about comics

Families are invited to take part in free workshops, exhibits, lectures, and discussion panels at the Montreal Comic Arts Festival
How to live the Olympic dream in Montreal

How to live the Olympic dream in Montreal

Exhibit highlights the lives of Canadian elite athletes and gives visitors a chance to try out various sports
La Ronde is introducing a new thrill ride

La Ronde is introducing a new thrill ride

Adventure seekers can try out Chaos, which is a seven-storey ride with lots of loops, twists and turns
Kids get in free at national parks

Kids get in free at national parks

The Government of Canada no longer charges youth 17 and under to enjoy the country's green spaces
Tulip-picking festival in full bloom

Tulip-picking festival in full bloom

This spring, families can head to Laval and pick from half a million tulips that are ready to be plucked
Program aims to improve English language skills

Program aims to improve English language skills

The Caterpillar Club wants kids to master strategies for learning that will boost confidence so they perform better in school
A new centre offers family yoga

A new centre offers family yoga

Classes are tailored to kids of all ages to make sure they can benefit from yoga in a less structured setting
Program helps pregnant teens and young moms finish high school

Program helps pregnant teens and young moms finish high school

An adapted high school program and other support makes it possible for young moms to continue their studies
Family & foodie fun at Olympic Park

Family & foodie fun at Olympic Park

Several food trucks and fun activities for kids on offer this summer
Bike-a-thon raises money for kids with special needs

Bike-a-thon raises money for kids with special needs

Participants can choose between a 50-kilometre bike ride or a five-kilometre walk/ride
Four new camps for kids who love music

Four new camps for kids who love music

The West Island Music Academy will bring kids together to form bands and offer intensive guitar, piano and singing lessons
Westmount Music Therapy opens in Beaconsfield

Westmount Music Therapy opens in Beaconsfield

Families with kids who have autism or other special needs now have another option for services on the West Island
Shopping for a cause

Shopping for a cause

The annual fundraising event puts a spotlight on local business women and entrepreneurs with proceeds going towards the Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation
Bicycle swap helps cancer patients

Bicycle swap helps cancer patients

The third annual CycleSwap raises money for the Oncology department at the MUHC
Model train exhibition rolls into Dorval

Model train exhibition rolls into Dorval

The exhibition will showcase more than 40 train and railway tracks, as well as remote-controlled cars and boats that children can try out
New birthday package lights up the party

New birthday package lights up the party

Kids can use a flashlight to draw shapes or write words on a photograph
Visit museums for  FREE on May 26!

Visit museums for FREE on May 26!

At this annual event, more than 30 museums invite families to discover the city's cultural institutions
Workshops focus on ways to reduce anxiety

Workshops focus on ways to reduce anxiety

A U.S. psychotherapist will be giving a workshop to parents, and one to teachers and health care professionals
Books that will get kids excited about cooking

Books that will get kids excited about cooking

It's never to early to start teaching kids how to help out in the kitchen and about food preparation
New event raises money for suicide prevention

New event raises money for suicide prevention

This dawn-to-sunrise walk began 10 years ago in Ireland and has spread across the world
Free tennis for young kids at Olympic Park

Free tennis for young kids at Olympic Park

Smaller courts make learning easier for little ones
Bike rentals in Montreal

Bike rentals in Montreal

Our city has become well known as a great place to see on two wheels. Here are some options for locals and visitors
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