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Montreal Families

Downtown Montreal Street Party Welcomes Families

QuartierEnMouvementA downtown street festival being that’s being held Saturday, July 17 (that’s tomorrow!) and on the next two Saturdays has TONS on the program for families.

As reported by Mike Boone in today’s Gazette, Neighbourhood on the Move wants to bring downtowners together with a series of gatherings on Pierce St., which is between Ste. Catherine St. and de Maisonneuve Blvd., near Guy St.

Tomorrow, there’s a full program of activities for all ages from 2 p.m. till midnight, including shows, workshops, volleyball, street hockey, capoeira and a movie screening. The theme is health and well-being.

Here’s what’s on for kids:

2 to 3 p.m.: Puppet show
2 to 6 p.m.: Face-painting and games, alleyway art gallery, creative workshops by Montreal Children’s Library
4 to 6 p.m.: Puppet-making workshop
3 to 6 p.m.: Juggling workshop
3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Street hockey

If you can’t make it to tomorrow’s street party, put the next two on your schedule.

Each Neighbourhood on the Move gathering has a different theme and varied activities. The theme on July 24 is Art and Culture (activities include a bubble-making and paint-making workshop), and the theme for July 31 is Nutrition (activities include a jewelry-making workshop and treasure hunt).

In case of rain, the puppet show and some workshops will be held indoors or under tents.
There are bathrooms available on the site, plus sunscreen, water and iced coffee.

For more information: go to Neighbourhood on the Move.

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