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Old Port offers fun skating activities

The Bonsecours Basin is offering many fun skating activities this winter with music, fireworks and more

Always clear off snow before starting a car

After a snowstorm, have you ever put your child in a car seat, started the vehicle to warm it up

Coupons can be an awesome holiday gift

Kids will get a kick out of coupons that gives them a day off school or unlimited screen time

What parents need to know about vaping

At this free lecture, find out about why vaping isn't safe and how it may even be a gateway for youth to take up smoking cigarettes

Families can win a decorated Christmas tree with gifts

At this family friendly event, kids can have a photo taken with Santa and enjoy a treat from the baked goods table

Snow pass allows kids to ski for free

Approximately 125 hills offer this deal to youngsters in the hopes they will develop a love of skiing and snowboarding from a young age

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Fair celebrates English-language books

If you are interested in giving the gift of reading this holiday season, head down to this book fair at Concordia University

Watch a free family movie on December 7

Get into the holiday spirit on Cineplex Community Day where money raised from food and candy go to charity

Nostalgic fun at playable pop-up art installation

You can toss fuzzy balls at a wall filled with velcro circles, go in a ball pit and check out neon art and giant Lego bricks

Cirque du Soleil offers new show for the holidays

Axel features acrobatic ice-skating, live music, graphics and projections

Three chances to see The Nutcracker this season

This holiday classic will be performed by Les Grand Ballets Canadiens and Ballet Ouest, and there will be a film screening in Hudson

Caillou comes to Montreal during the holidays

Young kids can watch this musical event happening Theatre Desjardins in Lasalle

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Montreal Christmas Guide

The information in the Montreal Christmas Guide is for November, 2019 through January, 2020. Check back often as this Guide

Families can cut their own Christmas tree

There are several farms that invite families to kick off the holiday season by choosing a tree in the forest and sawing it down

Family activities abound at the McCord Museum

Kids can take in Ogilvy's traditional Christmas window as well as some literary and musical events

Send a letter to Santa…and get one back!

Learn how to send a letter to Santa Claus, through his helper elves at Canada Post, and receive a letter back in time for Christmas.

Brightly lit holiday train sure to delight young kids

The CP Holiday Train will be pulling into Montreal West and Beaconsfield train stations

A calm visit with Santa for kids with autism

The Pama Foundation is organizing a fun day for kids with a bake sale, treats, and bouncy castles

Free public transportation for kids during the holidays

With all the construction happening around Montreal, who wants to drive anymore? Well, the truth is you don’t have to

Santa Claus parades a great way to kick off the holiday season

Santa and his gang will be strolling down the streets of downtown Montreal and Hudson to the delight of hundreds of enthralled young kids

Canada’s Wonderland is hosting a winter festival

Decorated with dozens of Christmas trees and millions of lights, families can enjoy ice-skating, live entertainment and interactive activities

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Terrific toboggan runs around Montreal

We’ve done some research to help you find the nearest tobogganing hill to grab your sled, dress the kids warmly and head for the hills

What to do if your child gets sick this holiday season

Knowing when to seek medical care for your child and which resource to consult can save your family lengthy wait times in the hospital

Introducing kids to downhill skiing

Find out what is a good age to let kids try out this sport and learn more about a place in Montreal that is offering ski and snowboard lessons

3 young-adult books that promote diversity

3 young-adult books that promote diversity

One mother’s journey through postpartum depression

My husband knew there was something wrong but I just insisted I needed more sleep

Why is myopia on the rise in children?

There are several factors but ultimately kids need to spend more time outdoors