September 2016

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Art festival heads to the West Island

Art festival heads to the West Island

Arts Alive Quebec will be hosting a number of kid-friendly activities in Pointe-Claire
Programs for young kids on Mount Royal

Programs for young kids on Mount Royal

Les Amis de la Montagne has created two new courses that will give youngsters a hands-on approach to learning about nature
Entertainment centre opens on West Island

Entertainment centre opens on West Island

The Rabbids Amusement Centre offers several play zones and is geared to kids ages 12 and under
Symposium being held for Syrian refugees

Symposium being held for Syrian refugees

Temple Emanu-El Beth Sholom will host a seminar with a panel of various experts
Westmount High creates first gender-neutral bathroom in the EMSB

Westmount High creates first gender-neutral bathroom in the EMSB

Montreal high school makes simple, yet important change to address transgender issues
Kids can learn to make lunch – for free!

Kids can learn to make lunch – for free!

Participants learn about ingredients and create nutritional meals during Boîte à Lunch sessions
Magic shop pops up in Montreal West

Magic shop pops up in Montreal West

Experience a magical afternoon at the grand opening of Todsky’s Magic Shop
Move over boys – the girls are taking to the ice!

Move over boys – the girls are taking to the ice!

Ringuette is a popular sport with girls who want a fast-paced, dynamic game on skates
McGill hosts parenting lecture series

McGill hosts parenting lecture series

The department of Educational and Counselling Psychology will discuss a broad range of topics from childhood anxiety to effective homework techniques
 Extreme archery – a new (safe) activity for kids

Extreme archery – a new (safe) activity for kids

Organization has adapted this game to make it fun and safe for kids to play
A festival of all things Ukrainian

A festival of all things Ukrainian

The Montreal Ukrainian Festival is packed with family-friendly activities
Peur Depot dedicated to terror at the Old Port

Peur Depot dedicated to terror at the Old Port

Designed for kids 12 and older, this multi-sensory experience at the Jacques Cartier Pier is bound to frighten the life out of almost everyone who dares to be scared
Verdun hosts annual outdoor puppet festival

Verdun hosts annual outdoor puppet festival

Festival Marionettes Plein La Rue will be held along the Promenade Wellington in Verdun
 Social media: what parents need to know about popular apps

Social media: what parents need to know about popular apps

Discussing apps like Instagram, Snapchat and Kik
Local teacher develops math apps

Local teacher develops math apps

New apps help students with trigonometry, exponents and more
Best apple picking orchards around Montreal

Best apple picking orchards around Montreal

We've compiled a list of some of the more well-known apple orchards around Montreal
St. Mary's opens a sexual health clinic for young people

St. Mary's opens a sexual health clinic for young people

Young adults can speak comfortably about their sexual health with no judgement
A great way to teach kids about tolerance

A great way to teach kids about tolerance

Through pictures and words, these books will explain to kids why it is important to respect our fellow human beings and about the role tolerance can play in procuring peace worldwide.
New bike trail opens in Dorval

New bike trail opens in Dorval

The Surrey Trail features ramps, slopes and drops for BMX bikers and regular cyclists alike
Bilingual elementary school opens in Griffintown

Bilingual elementary school opens in Griffintown

École la Nouvelle Vague prioritizes bilingualism while keeping kids active
Quebec farms will open their doors to the public

Quebec farms will open their doors to the public

Families are invited for a free visit to learn more about Quebec’s farming and agriculture
 Music festival has activities just for kids

Music festival has activities just for kids

Kids POP offers FREE workshops, lessons, and events for children of all ages
Website helps families with grief

Website helps families with grief

Mygrief.ca provides free expert advice for families suffering with a difficult loss
When motherhood is far from marvellous

When motherhood is far from marvellous

Starting a family is supposed to be an exciting, happy time. But for many women, the feelings are downright debilitating
What kids need every day to be healthy

What kids need every day to be healthy

ParticipACTION's annual report shows that levels of physical activity among young people is low
Agricultural fair has entertainment for the whole family

Agricultural fair has entertainment for the whole family

The agricultural fair invites kids to learn about agriculture and horticulture – all while having fun
Free talk about ADHD

Free talk about ADHD

Discover the best ways to help children with this condition
A centre for women offers various workshops

A centre for women offers various workshops

The West Island Women's Centre is offering different activities and workshops for their fall session
Raising the engineers of the future

Raising the engineers of the future

Children can put their creative minds to work in Robotics, Math, Engineering, and Digital Media programs
Math program helps kids calculate quickly

Math program helps kids calculate quickly

The UCMAS mental math program teaches kids how to solve long equations with an abacus instead of a calculator
Geordie Productions launches new theatre lineup

Geordie Productions launches new theatre lineup

The theatre group will be putting on performances on their main stage and at high schools and elementary schools across Quebec
Miniature train exhibition rolls into town

Miniature train exhibition rolls into town

The expo takes place Sept. 24 and 25 at the Sun Youth Centre
Circus school reopens at permanent home

Circus school reopens at permanent home

Courses are offered for the fall session in juggling, acrobatics, gymnastics and much more
Illuminated nighttime trail in Coaticook

Illuminated nighttime trail in Coaticook

​Foresta Lumina is a two-kilometre pathway in the Easter Townships that is lit up by 200,000 lights
Make trick-or-treating accessible to kids with allergies

Make trick-or-treating accessible to kids with allergies

The Teal Pumpkin Project encourages families to hand out other products apart from candy
Top tips for carving the perfect Halloween pumpkin

Top tips for carving the perfect Halloween pumpkin

Top tips for carving the perfect Halloween pumpkin
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