Community Events July 7, 2016

Community Events July 7, 2016

 Coconut Bread Competition

The ongoing discussion, as to who makes the best coconut bread can now be or at least contribute more to debate. With the creation of the “Coconut Bread Competition” the best baked Caribbean coconut bread can now be proclaimed for a period time. Consequently, with the potential success of the competition, bakers orparticipants will up their game for the next competition. Play Mas Montreal Cultural Association presents Coconut bread competition on Sunday 24th July 2016 at 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Le Centre, 6767 Cote Des Neiges. Admission: Adult $15 Children $5. Lots of entertainment and fun with DJ. Mission to crown the best Montreal Coconut Sweet Bread Maker in the Caribbean Diaspora. For more info contact 514-893-6643, 514-620-6612 or visit

Montserrat Brunch

The Montserrat Association of Montreal invites Montrealers to their annual brunch on Sunday, July 16, 1pm. At Le Manoir, 5319 Notre Dame. Donation is $20, Children between 6-12 is $10. Tickets and info.: (514) 744-1058, (514) 368-1006, (438) 876-2386.

Pioneer Women Tea Party

This year, the  much anticipated Annual Tea Party of the  Caribbean Pioneer Women of Canada on  Sunday, July 10, 4pm.  at Centre Loisirs, 1375 Grenet Street (corner Grenet and Thimens). All of Montreal are invited to enjoy some tea and sweets for the  27th annual staging of this event.

Teen Talent Contest

Members of Prince Hall Grand Lodge will be hosting their annual Teen Talent Contest on August 5. The event will take place at The Holiday Inn Montreal Airport, 6500 Cote de Liesse at 7:30pm. If you sing, dance, play an instrument or have any other talent and are between the ages of 12 -19, we invite you to come and participate in this worthwhile competition! Please contact Irvine Smith at 1-450-581-5057 or

Cornucopia Gala

Cornucopia Association of Canada will be hosting its 36th Annual Benefit Gala Dinner and Scholarship Presentations on August 20, 6pm. Happening at the Bocci’s Banquet Hall, 1756 Av. Dollard. Students wishing to apply for the scholarship can do so by requesting an application form at: Deadline for applications is July 8, 2016.

MCSO Cultural Day July 30

M.C.S.O presents their fifth Annual Cultural Day Celebration on the weekend of July 30-31. Located at 7401, Newman parking lot. Live performances by Montreal’s top artists. With great Caribbean dishes and rich culture you wont want to miss it! Party continues right after inside the M.C.SO.  Info: (514) 364-5113.

Savoys Toute Bagay Sept. 25

Savoys present Toute Bagay on Sunday, September 25. At 5:30pm-9pm.  Montrealers are encouraged to enjoy an evening of steelpan music, calypsonians and other performers at Le Manoir, 5319 N.D.G. Donation is $13. Info: call (514) 363-8080 & (514) 223-6296.

Whale of A Tour

A Whale of A Tour, whale watching cruise Riviere-Du-Loup on Saturday, July 30th 2016 from 7AM to 10PM. There will be a luxury bus from downtown Montreal (Meals and gratuities not included). For more information contact Dr. Brian Gazzard at (514) 487-8317.

The Jamaica Independence celebration.

The Jamaica Association Of Montreal Inc. proudly presents an Independence Day Celebration Cocktail 2016 on Saturday, August 6 at the Jamaican Association, 4065 Jean Talon West. from 7:00pm to 3:00am There will be cocktails, music, culture and dance featuring DJ TLC. Members $25 Guests $35. Contact (514) 737-8229.

Organizers are inviting Montrealers to get on the bus for the trip to Jam Day in Ottawa on August 6. The day will feature a line up of international reggae stars including Baby Cham,  Glen Washington, Kafinal, Little John, Tiger, Johnny P and Montreal’s Black Parents in a massive showcase of talent.
And they are offering a special deal for the bus ride and admission to the show at only $65 per person.
The event will be held at  Mooney’s Bay Beach, 2960 Riverside Drive, Ottawa. For more info contact Clyde 514-572-6122 or Pat 514-571-9552.

Casting call for Miss Naturalista 2016

Organizers are looking for Miss Naturalista Canada 2016.
The casting all is going out to candidates who are sporting   natural, wavy, curly, frizzy hair or dred locks and who are  between 18 and 26 years old by October 14.
Candidates must be residents of Canada. Send two pictures (1 portrait & full body) with a two minute amateur video explaining why YOU should be Miss Naturalista Canada 2016. . Dateline July 32, 2016Info: 1-844-335-0644 or visit and

Chutney Invasion Pt2

The Chutney Crew will be at Le Manoir, 5319 N.D.G (2nd floor) on Saturday, July 16 for Chutney Invasion Pt2. For another massive featuring the undisputed King of Chutney straight out of T&T, Raymond Ramnarine together with Hemiata Dindial,  Randy Recklezz Ramdin  from NY  together and Montreal’s own  Dj Mr.Vik Dj Productions Sounds, Dj Jerry and host Shivana. A Caribbean Sports Club and Maharai Productions presentation. Info: (438) 880-0243, (514) 814-3849 & (514) 733-0828.

80’s vs 90’s jam

If you’re into dancing then the invitation is for you to be part of  The Best Of The 80’s vs 90’s Jam on Saturday 16th July  at M.C.S.O, 7401 Newman. Music by Johnny Black & James Bond. Come out and enjoy a timeless journey with music that will take you back in time. This is a Music Promotion presentation.

All White Affair

C.Y. & Friends present All White Affair on Saturday, September 3rd  at MCSO, 7401 Newman Blvd. The night will feature classic melodies from the 70s-90s with music by Dj Smokey, 20/20 and James Bond! . Tickets available at Jah B Restaurant,  Princessa and Caribbean Curry House. Food and refreshments on sale all night!