November 2017

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American author to speak at Jewish library

American author to speak at Jewish library

Boys, girls and adults are invited to hear Jennifer E. Smith talk about her new novel called Windfall
CP Holiday Train illuminates the holidays

CP Holiday Train illuminates the holidays

The CP Holiday Train will make stops in the Montreal area, spreading cheer and collecting donations for local food banks this holiday season.
Santa Claus parade set for Nov. 18

Santa Claus parade set for Nov. 18

Ready or not, Santa Claus will be making his Montreal debut downtown for the 67th annual parade and festivities
Upper Canada Village lights up at night

Upper Canada Village lights up at night

Discover life in the 1860s with a holiday twist: horse-drawn carriage rides, a train ride, holiday music, fresh baked treats and more
Concordia offers kids free sports clinics

Concordia offers kids free sports clinics

Kids can choose either multisports, flag football or soccer and can expect a focus on growth and individual improvement rather than competition.
New play blends hockey and musical theatre

New play blends hockey and musical theatre

The Hockey Sweater: A Musical has been extended due to popular demand
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.
Lecture aims to empower young people

Lecture aims to empower young people

The talk is geared towards teens and parents and will feature motivational speaker Shane Feldman
Kids in grades 4 & 5 can hit the slopes for free (almost)

Kids in grades 4 & 5 can hit the slopes for free (almost)

The Canadian Ski Council’s SnowPass allows kids to ski and snowboard for free at more than 150 hills across the country
Quebec urges people to get the flu shot

Quebec urges people to get the flu shot

A video by the Canadian Pediatric Society encourages families to get vaccinated and debunks the three most common myths
YA author Maggie Stiefvater comes to West Island

YA author Maggie Stiefvater comes to West Island

Kids can meet the author, ask questions, have some refreshments and get their book signed
Marvel Universe characters coming to Montreal

Marvel Universe characters coming to Montreal

Superheroes will be descending upon the Place Bell amphitheatre in Laval for six shows in November
Parents warned about the dangers of sports drinks

Parents warned about the dangers of sports drinks

The Canadian Paediatric Society say that the sugars in sports drinks are linked to obesity and dental cavities in children and many contain high levels of caffeine
Geordie Theatre announces new lineup

Geordie Theatre announces new lineup

A comedy, a Christmas carol and a Bollywood hip-hop show will take centre stage in 2017-2018
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
A sensory-friendly way to take a picture with Santa

A sensory-friendly way to take a picture with Santa

Pama Claus Day offers children with Autism Spectrum Disorder a stress-free photo session with Santa Claus
New children’s bookstore opens in Mile End

New children’s bookstore opens in Mile End

La Petite Librairie Drawn & Quarterly will offer Saturday morning workshops and book club meetings
Beurling Academy students raise their level of French

Beurling Academy students raise their level of French

Thirty students took an international test that measures how well students understand and communicate, not just their ability to memorize grammar and verb conjugation
Film festival features new francophone movies

Film festival features new francophone movies

There are three movies in particular that have been identified as good picks for adults to watch with their older children or teenagers
New activity centre opens in N.D.G.

New activity centre opens in N.D.G.

Peek-A-Boo, which occupies the former 4Cats Art Studio on Decarie Blvd., offers art workshops, storytelling, yoga classes and more
Exhibit celebrates a century of hockey

Exhibit celebrates a century of hockey

Families can look at more than 250 artefacts, photos, videos, player equipment, jerseys and pieces of memorabilia
Santa Claus takes over a museum

Santa Claus takes over a museum

The Montreal Stewart Museum will be offering daily holiday-themed activities for kids
Cut your own Christmas tree: a great family tradition

Cut your own Christmas tree: a great family tradition

Gifts that teach kids about charity

Gifts that teach kids about charity

If you want to teach your children about helping others, why not buy presents that will help the less fortunate.
Holiday traditions: why not adopt a new one this year?

Holiday traditions: why not adopt a new one this year?

Montreal parents share their traditions that help make the holiday season special
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