Community Events April 16

Community Events April 16

Teen Pageant Contestants
Looking for contestants to enter Miss Teen Carnival Pageant from the ages of 13-18yrs old.  Info (514) 691-8054 or (514) 735-6936

 Carnival Pageant contestants
The Montreal Carnival pageant sponsored by and Ghost Coiffure is looking for young ladies between the ages of 18 to 25. The pageant takes place on May 30.  Info (514) 951-3194 or (514) 779-5628.

Horizon Spring Brunch
The Chateauguay Horizon Community association invites all to their spring brunch Caribbean style on Saturday April 18 from 10am to 3pm. the event will be held at Maison de Jeunesse 180 Mercier (behind the library.)  Info Mr. Ritchie (450) 692-1962

Socalypso Elite Tent
Come out on Sunday April 19 at 6pm for the Calypso Tent grand opening with Raga Flixit, Doggies, Skippy, Sweet, Loveman and many, many more performances at Caribbean Paradise 8080 Newman. Music by DJ 610 and DJ Jerry.
For more info (438) 937-1924, (514) 685-5379, (514) 363-8080 or (514) 804-0548.

Hairoun Dance
On Saturday May 2 from 10pm groove with Quebec’s best netballers at La Manoir 5319 NDG ave. (Corner Decarie) for their fundraising dance. Doors open at 10pm. Music ranging from reggae, soca, R&B to Hip Hop from New Concept Crew and Colour Squad.

 “I Am Special” Concert
On Sunday May 3, join Caribbean Voices and the Philip E. Layton School for their I Am Special fundraising concert. At 4pm, Stefin Noel, Martin Albino, Constantine Greenaway, Jenna Noel, West-Can Folk Performing Company, Caribbean Voices and many others will be at 4350 Saint Catherine Street West (Bus 90). All proceeds go to the Philip E. Layton School for the visually impaired.
For tickets and info (514) 484-6111, (514) 482-0001 ext. 1610, (514) 756-8490 or (514) 368-7008.

St. Kitts & Nevis Gospel Concert
On Sunday May 17, from 5 to 8:30pm it will be Gospel music galore at Caribbean Paradise Restaurant 8080 Newman Blvd. hosted by St. Kitts & Nevis Cultural Association of Montreal.

Caribbean Night Extravaganza
On Saturday, May 23, Cote-des-Neiges Child Care Centre Inc. invites all Montrealers  to their annual “Caribbean Night Extravaganza” at Schofield Hall 90 Roosevelt Ave. As usual the evening will be a cultural and social gem with the best presentation food, music and dance.
Best Bite Catering will offer a culinary adventure and several of the city’s top performers will be pm hand to entertain.. Music provided by TnT Styles from 6pm to 2am with cocktails from 6 to 7pm.
Tickets at C.P.E Cote-des-Neiges (514) 733-1397, Mr. Allen (514) 620-5876 or Triple AAA (514) 344-5353.

An Evening of Classics
It’s a the long anticipated coming of Khai Lewis-Welsh, an emerging soprano of world class potential.  She will on stage on Sunday, May 24 at 6767 Cote-des-Neiges Road from 6pm. She will be joined by  Janusz Wolny (Baritone), and Magdelena Wolny (Pianist). It’s a show not to be missed. Tickets $25, available at Le Spot (514) 737-0606, Curry House (514) 733-0828 and for more info (514) 735-6936 or (514) 618-2745.

SVG’s 50th
St. Vincent & the Grenadines Association of Montreal inc. invite Montrealers to their banquet and ball celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the SVGAM on Saturday May 30 at the Schofield Hall 90 Roosevelt Ave. Banquet and Ball will be $75 while ball along $40(open bar.) Cocktails from 6:30 to 7:30pm and music by New Concept Crew while entertainment by Gideon James (formerly of “Touch”) and Pete Douglas. Info (514) 364-3299, (514) 626-1355, (514) 369-8002, (514) 271-2371, (514) 481-2897, (438) 868-3808 or (450) 676-7508.

Oldies Dance 2015
The Club Social Antillais Inc. invites all you party fans on June 6th for the Oldies Dance. From 9pm to 3am, enjoy fishcakes, a solid bar and music by DJ Austin at Le Manoir Ballroom, 5319 Avenue Notre Dame de Grace.  Tickets are $15.

West Island Blues Fest
This year the 12th anniversary of West Island Blues Fest will be at Parc Dollard-des-Ormeaux (Salaberry boulevard in DDO.)
It  takes place on Saturday, June 20.
Featured performances by Freddie James, Carolyn Fe, Clarksdale Moan and others. The event will run from 2:30 to 11pm and will be free.

BBQ, Bourbon & Blues Fest

Louis Fairbain and Paul Laflamme are giving Montrealers the opportunity to experience the best BBQ, Bourbon and Blues Festival like no other at Pac Drapeau on June 20 and 21.
The day features several favorite restaurants such as Rubs Smokehouse, Black strap BBQ, Bofinger, Diablos, Smoked Meat Pete and Anancy will bring a variety of smoked delights.  It promises to be a family affair.
Montserrat Assoc.  Breakfast

On Saturday April 25, the Montserrat Association of Montreal invites families from far and wide to their spring breakfast where they will enjoy a delicious selection of foods at the Westmount Baptiste Church Hall, from 9am to 1pm, 411 Roslyn (entrance Sherbrooke). The eating and good-natured camaraderie of the day will be punctuated by performances from local artists. Info (514) 744-1058, (514) 368-1006
(438) 876-2386.

WIBCA Annual Tea Party

WIBCA Seniors invites the public to their annual tea party featuring “fancy hats and unique cups” extravaganza on Sunday April 26 from 1 to 4pm at Pierrefonds Cultural Centre 13850 Gouin Blvd. west. There will be lots of entertainment, raffles and door prizes. Admission will be $20.
For tickets and info (514) 696-6131, (514) 683-3925 or (514) 630-0288.