This Just In: La Semaine Quebecoise des Familles
La Semaine Québécoise des Familles (Quebec Family Week) is on through Sunday, May 16, with events ranging from musical shows to family picnics.
The event hosts about 350 family activities throughout the week, all over Quebec. Click here to see the full schedule, or keep reading to get some of the weekend highlights in greater Montreal.
Friday, May 14 at 6 p.m.: Family Picnic and a screening of the movie Old Dogs at Saules Park, Laval. For more information, call Kelly Soucy-Levasseur, 450-662-4906.
Friday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m.: Yves Nadeau Trio performs a jazz show for families, with a discussion after the show, at Vaudreuil Dorion Municipal Library. For more information, call Denise Clément at 450-455-5588.
Saturday, May 15, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Family Festival at Billings Park, Châteauguay. Face-painting, arts and crafts, gardening workshop, car-seat installation clinic, children’s show, picnic and cotton candy. For more information, call Julie Mailhot, 450-692-5757.
Saturday, May 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Family Picnic at Marc-Aurèle-Fortin Park, Ste. Rose/Fabreville (Rain date: May 16). Event includes shows, Zumba presentation, a magician, Japanese drumming, inflatables and more than 20 information kiosks, mascots, facepainting, etc. For more information, call Jacynthe Dubé at 450-978-8905.
Saturday, May 15 at 2 p.m.: Interactive music show with Linda Dumouchel, at Vaudreuil-Dorion Municipal Library. For more information, call Denise Clément at 450-455-5588.
Saturday, May 15, 4 to 6 p.m.: Family Picnic in Verdun, organized by La Maison des Familles de Verdun. (Rain date: May 16) For more information, call Danielle Brouillard at 514-762-3399.
Sunday, May 16, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.: Burletta du Théâtre de l’Aubergine, a clown show for age 5 and up, at TOHU, 2345 Jarry St. E., (corner d’Iberville). For more information, call Veronica Islas at 514-721-2003.