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A Christmas Morning

Show, animation, and meeting Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus

Information: 514-457-1605

Registration: before November 23rd at the Recreation Department or the Library | Limited place.

A morning where children will be transported into the Santa Claus’s world. Don’t forget your camera! Animation, surprises and a meeting with Santa and Mrs Claus.

Clientele: Family | Children ages 2-7 with parents | Resident only
Location: Centre Harpell 
Schedule: Saturday, December 1st | 9:30 am to 11 am
Cost per person: Free with Carte loisirs, $5 without card

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Acting Classes for Children - Hullaballoo Theatre



In a class with a maximum of 12 actors, we play games and theatre exercises from September to December. January to April is devoted to rehearsing a play for the beginning of May. We focus on becoming familiar with performing in front of an audience while working with, respecting and supporting each other.

11-15 years old | Tuesday 4 – 6 pm
7-10 years old | Thursday 4 – 6 pm 
COST : $350 (September 2018 – May 2019) 
START DATE : Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 or Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 
CONTACT : SUSAN BAIN 514-967-5428

Arts and Crafts | Steampunk Mobile

Make an original mobile using various metal objects. Materials provided.

Clientele: 6 to 12 years old | Bilingual
Location: Library
Schedule: Saturday, February 23rd | 10 am to 11:15 am
Animator: Linda Champagne

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Board Game evening

For information and required registration: 514-457-1940
Cost: Free with membership card $5 without membership card

A great opportunity to discover new board games from our collection or revisit the classics. It is also an opportunity to have a good time with friends or to meet over a game. We have over a hundred games for your enjoyment (puzzles, strategy games, cards, memory games, speed games, etc.).

Clientele: Family | Bilingual
Location: Library
Schedule: First Friday of each month | 7 pm to 9 pm

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Christimas Arts and Crafts | Ornaments creation

Material included. Limited places. Registration is required 514-457-1940

Clientele: 6 years and older | Bilingual
Location: Library
Schedule: Sunday, December 9th | 10 am to 11 am 
Cost: Free with library membership card | $5 without membership card 
Animator: Linda Champagne

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Family Matinees

Special time includes storytelling, crafts and many organized activities.

Information and registration is required : 514-457-1940
Cost : Free with membership card, $5 without membership card

Clientele : Families with children from 0 to 5 years old and child care centres
Location : Library
Schedule : Every 1st Wednesdays of each month | 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Animator : Linda Champagne

Girl Guides Canada

Information : Wendy Hauck, 514-457-4575
Registration : or 1-800-565-8111

Big fun, new adventures, great friends. Register online or by paper ! It’s never too late to join us !

Clientele : Sparks (5-6) & Brownies (7-8)
Location : Chalet Peter-Williamson (300, rue Cypihot)
Schedule :  Wednesdays | 6 pm – 7 pm

For older girls : Guides (9-11), Pathfinders (12-15), Rangers (15-17). We're also looking for female adult leaders ! Are you looking for ways to contribute to your community ? Or ready to
join with your daughter & get a chance to play together, learn new things, explore ?
Contact us today !

Halloween Home Contest

Information andregistration: before Friday, October 27th, at 514-457-1605 or by email at  Please leave your name, address and phone number on our voice mail.

If you are a resident we invite you to register for this contest. Don’t hesitate to nominate your neighbours as well. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Judges will visit houses on October 30th and winners will be announced on October 31st on the Halloween page!

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Halloween at the Library

Distribution of candy to children wearing costumes during opening hours.

Location : Library
Schedule : Wednesday, October 31st | 10 am to 1:30 pm

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Halloween at the zoo

Date: October 27th-28th

Memberships: Rebates available to residents. Find out more at the information desk.

Come celebrate Halloween with the Ecomuseum Zoo’s animals. Special presentations and contest.


Halloween | The Pumpkin House

Our lovely witch invites you to visit her house and stop for some hot chocolate and candies.  Visit the pumpkin garden, featuring decorated pumpkins.  There will also be an inflatable ride for the children to enjoy.    

Clientele: 2 years and older
Location: Chalet Peter-Williamson, Parc Aumais 
Schedule: Wednesday, October 31st | 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Cost: Free for everyone!

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Halloween | Workshop | Paper Mache Lantern

Registration required: 514-457-1940. Limited place. Materials provided.

Clientele: 6 to 12 years old | Bilingual
Location: Library
Schedule: Sunday, October 21st | 10 am to 11:30 am
Cost: Free with library membership card, $5 without the membership card
Animator: Linda Champagne

Holiday Magic at the Zoo

Date: December 22nd 2018 to January 6th 2019

Memberships: Rebates available to residents. Find out more at the information desk.

Come walk in Santa's reindeers' footsteps and enjoy Holiday magic at the zoo!

Indoor open skating

Clientèle : For the whole family | A helmet is compulsory for ages 13 and under.
Location : McGill Arena
Schedule : Saturdays from 7 pm to 9 pm | from October 6th, 2018 to March 2rn, 2019 (closed December 22nd and 29th, February 9th)
Cost : Free with Carte loisirs and for McGill employees and students, presenting a valid ID from McGill
Without Carte loisirs : Children $2 | Adults $3

Initiation to Knitting

Want to learn to knit? On Tuesday afternoons after school, we offer two sessions of three workshops each on the basics of knitting. A different achievable project per session. Materials provided.

Clientele: 6 years and older | Bilingual
Location: Library
Schedule: Tuesdays | 4:30 pm to 6 pm
Dates: Headband project: November 27th, December 4th and 11th
Washcloth project: January 22nd and 29th, February 5th
Animator: Linda Champagne

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Karate classes

Information & registration: 514 442-9124 Pholly Ishmael                  

The Yamato Karate School teaches the Shotokan style, one of the founding styles from which all the other styles of karate practiced today originate. Yamato is a member of the Japan Karate Association (JKA).  The JKA learning approach and philosophy is the result of many years of practice and study of this martial art by numerous renowned instructors and masters. 

Instructor : Trevor Ishmael (Instructor, 3rd Dan Black Belt, accredited by the "Japan Karate Association", provincial and national champion of Canada)

Clientele : Children ages 5 and up, and adults

Purchase of uniform is mandatory, see the instructor. 

Location: Centre Harpell
Schedule: 15 weeks | September 4th to December 13th | Tuesday 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm and Thursday 6:30 pm to 8 pm
Cost: $120, residents | $125, non-residents

Location: Centre Harpell
Schedule: 12 weeks | January 8th to March 28th | Tuesday 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm and Thursday 6:30 pm to 8 pm
Cost: $90, residents | $95, non-residents

Lip Sync Battle :: 2nd Edition:: Concert and Contest

Free, before November 2nd 2018

If you’ve always wanted to be on the stage and have fun while singing or imitating one of your favourite songs, now’s the time! Include the three songs you would like to perform, your name and the name of each participant (if you’re accompanied) as well as your phone number.

Clientele: Ages 10 to 17 | bilingual
Location: Centre Harpell
Schedule: Saturday, November 17th | 4 pm (pre-teens) and 7 pm (teens)
Audience: Free for residents, $3 non-residents | Come enjoy these magical and funny moments.

Marché Sainte-Anne | Halloween

October 27 - 10 am to 1 pm - St-Georges Church

Free Hot chocolate for costumed Kids

Pumpkin Decorating activity

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Marché Sainte-Anne | Waterfront

Website | Facebook

Phone: 514 831-3333

Every Saturday, rain or shine, Marché Sainte-Anne should be your weekend’s first foodie stop. Here you’ll meet local farmers offering farm fresh eggs, artisanal cheeses, fresh baked breads and pastries, heirloom varieties of fruits and vegetables, several organic produce and many artisanal products. Don’t forget the regular special events like culinary workshops held throughout the summer and the annual Garlic Festival at the end of August.

Click here to consult special events

Rue Lalonde (at the corner of Rue Sainte-Anne and Rue Saint-Pierre) | To get there
9 am to 2 pm

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Montreal Aviation Museum

Campus Macdonald de l’Université McGill 
21 111, chemin Lakeshore 
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (Québec) H9X 3V9
514 398-7948 | How to get there?

The only one of its kind in Quebec, the Montreal Aviation Museum is dedicated to preserving our rich aeronautical history with a particular focus on Quebec contributions. The collection presents the history of civil and military aviation through its 5 aircrafts, artifacts and memorabilia as well as remarkable paintings by renowned Canadian artists. It is also possible to attend conferences and organize tours for schools, seniors and businesses. 

Contact and reservation: 514 398-7948 | | Website

Summer schedule: Until September 3rd 2018 inclusively, open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10 am to 3 pm

Regular schedule: Starting on September 8th: Monday, Tuesday and Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm

Admission (credit and debit cards accepted)
  • Adults: $ 8
  • Students: $ 8
  • Children: $ 5
Free parking
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Morgan Arboretum

Campus Macdonald of McGill University 
150 Chemin des Pins (corner chemin Sainte-Marie) 
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (Québec) H9X 3V9
Information: 514 398-7811 |

The Morgan Arboretum is a 245 hectare forested reserve, situated on the McGill University Macdonald Campus in Ste. Anne de Bellevue on the western tip of the island of Montreal. The Arboretum is open daily throughout the year from 9 am to visitors who can walk and ski its trails in season. The public contributes to the development and maintenance of the Arboretum through the Morgan Arboretum Association, a non-profit organization.

In addition to an expanse of natural woodland containing examples of most of Quebec's native trees, the property supports 18 collections of trees and shrubs, from across the world, that include fir, oak, birch, maple, linden, spruce and flowering trees. The Arboretum is also home to 30 species of mammals, 20 species of reptiles and amphibians, and over 170 species of migratory and overwintering birds.

Many special events throughout the 

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Paddle Mac

Located on the waterfront of McGill’s Macdonald Campus in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, directly across from the 211 STM bus stop, Paddle Mac provides paddlers and would-be paddlers with a chance to enjoy the waters of lac St. Louis on a kayak, paddle board (SUP) or canoe. Hourly rentals, paddling instruction and paddle board yoga classes are available to the general public and McGill and John Abbott communities. 

Reservations, bookings and class registration can be made online or download the McGill Rec app in the App Store or Google Play to book from your mobile device. 

Wet suits (shorty-style), dry bags, waterproof phone cases and waterproof speakers are available to rent on site. Lockers are available free of charge. 


  • Weekdays 12 pm - dusk
  • Weekends 11 am - dusk

For more information and online registration, visit: or the Facebook page

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School break - Ecomuseum Zoo

Date: March 2nd-10th

Come enjoy activities with your loved ones!

Zoo Ecomuseum – 21125, Chemin Ste-Marie, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue

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Skating with Santa Claus

Skate across the ice with Santa and Mrs. Claus! Festive music, animation and free hot chocolate on the agenda!

Clientele: Family – A helmet is mandatory for ages 13 and under. 
Location: Glenfinnan Arena, McGill
Schedule: Saturday, December 15th | 7 pm to 9 pm 
Cost: Free for all!

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Stewart Fitness Centre - McGill University

Macdonald Campus Membership & courses | 514-398-7789
Macdonald Campus of McGill University
21111, Rue Lakeshore, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
(Quebec) H9X 3V9
Email :

Located at the Macdonald Campus of McGill University, the Mac Sports Complex is a full-service fitness centre in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue. Residents are welcome to enjoy any of the many services including :

  • A fully equipped fitness centre and functional training space
  • Fitness courses
  • Outdoor sand volleyball court
  • Outdoor “TrekFit” gym
  • A full-sized gymnasium
  • Fitness/spinning studio
  • Rec gym time (soccer, volleyball,badminton, basketball)
  • Paddle Mac – canoe, kayak, SUP rentals and classes

Consult the website for schedules and prices and for a map of the Mac Campus

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Story Time | Halloween

Registration is required, 514-457-1940. Limited seats

Clientele: 3 to 7 years old | Bilingual
Location: Library
Schedule: Sunday, October 28th | 10 am to 10:45 am
Cost: Free with library membership card, $5 without the membership card
Animator: Linda Champagne

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Story hour in pajamas: A Magical Christmas

Limited places. Registration is required 514-457-1940

Clientele: 3 to 7 years old | Bilingual
Location: Library
Schedule: Sunday, December 16th | 10 am to 11 am 
Cost: Free with library membership card | $5 without membership card 
Animator: Linda Champagne

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Story telling time

Information and registration is required : 514-457-1940
Cost : Free with membership card, $5 without membership card

Language : Bilingual
Clientele : 3 to 6 years old
Location : Library
Schedule : 10 am to 10:45 am
Dates : Sunday, October 28th, November 18th, December 16th; Saturday, February 2nd, March 23rd
Animator : Linda Champagne

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The Haunted House | Halloween night

A horrifying trail for the brave at heart! Our local teens have worked very hard in order to create this frightening experience for your pleasure. You are invited to come see the final results of their work….if you dare!

Clientele: recommended for 6 years and older
Location: Chalet Peter-Williamson, Parc Aumais
Schedule: Wednesday, October 31st | 6 pm to 8:30 pm 
Cost: Free for everyone!

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Workshop | Halloween Science

Registration: before Friday, October 19th, at 514-457-1605, or Limited place.

Join us for fun themed filled science experiments  

Clientele: 5 to 12 year old
Location: Chalet Peter-Williamson, Parc Aumais
Schedule: Sunday, October 28th | 1 pm to 2:30 pm 
Cost: Free with Carte loisirs, $5 without the card

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Youth book club

Come read, listen and share books with us. Cookies and milk provided!

Clientele: 7 to 11 years old | Minimum of 5 participants
Location: Library
Schedule: 10 am to 11 am | 7 consecutive weeks
Animator: Linda Champagne

French | La quête de Despereaux
Dates: On Saturdays, starts on October 13th

English | The Borrowers
Dates: On Sundays, starts on January 27th (Break on March 3rd)

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Zootherapy Workshop with “A+ Peluche”

This zootherapist and animal lover offers an educational workshop in the form of a tale, combined with motor and sensory activities. A star animal will be present!

Clientele: 6 to 12 years old | French
Location: Library
Schedule: Saturday, January 26th | 10 am to 11:15 am
Animator: Nathalie Racine

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