Community Events Sept 1, 2016

Community Events Sept 1, 2016

Festival of Music and Art at Vinet Park

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Firebrand performer Dawn Tyler Watson headlines a line-up of exciting Montreal performers to hit the stage on Saturday, September 10, at Vinet Park for the Festival Vivre Ensemble, a day of music and art staged by Youth In Motion.
Also performing will be West Can Folk Performers, Aldo Villani, Skipper Dean, Jah Cutta, Lengaia Salsabrava, Mellow G, Uprising, Bollywood Blast, The Nils, People Gospel Choir and the combined Union United Church Choir, Debopriya Kar Ruma, Les Rochers, Kola Mondir Nrittangon, Un Don en La Sangre, Tafsut, Bope, Friend of All The world, and many more.
Award winning performer Tyler Watson, who has come to be known far and wide as Montreal’s Queen of the Blues, brings a commanding presence to the event.
She is a four-time consecutive winner of the Quebec Lys Blues Award for Best Female Artist, and on two occasions walked away with the Canadian Maple Blues Award for Female Vocalist of the Year.
Festival Vivre Ensemble is geared to be a day of family fun for the over thirty ethnic groups that live in the area and will feature circus performances, children animation, face painting, sport activities, food kiosks and a photo exhibit of personalities in the South-West borough and a historical tent with DVD.
For more information call 514-931-5510.

Oldies Dance at the Manoir
The Club Social Antillais Inc is hosting another Oldies Dance 2016 at Le Manoir  5319 Avenue, Notre-Dame-De-Grace on November 05, 2016 from 9pm-3am. Admission $15. One free drink for ladies before 11pm. Door prizes. Solid Bar and Fish Cakes. Music by DJ Austin.

Health Expo 2016
Are you healthy as you think? Come to our Health Expo 2016 on Sunday 11th September 2016 at 11:00 am to 6:00 pm located on Westhaven-Elmhurst Community Recreation Association, 7405 Ave Harley (NDG) Montreal QC H4B 1L5. We offer; Blood Pressure Check, Glucose Test, Computer Health Age Appraisal, Harvard Step Test, Body Fat Scale, Chair Massage, Health Counseling, Vegetarian Food Samples, Food Demonstration, Vegetarian Cooking. Onsite Registered Nurse, Nutritionists and Massage Therapists. All services are free. For more information contact 450-451-1084 or 438-995-3799 or 514-481-9554.

Barbados House (Mtl.) Inc.
Barbados House (Mtl.) Inc. cordially invites you to celebrate under the distinguished Patronage of the Hugh Commissioner of Barbados, Yvonne Walker SCM JP Barbados 50th Anniversary of Independence Gala, Pride and Industry 1966-2016 on October 15, 2016 at Schofield Hall, 90 Roosevelt Avenue, Town of Mount Royal. Evening highlights will be a delicious gourmet dinner, a keynote address and live entertainment by Caribbean Thunderbolt along with D.J. Leslie.  Cocktails from 6pm to 6:30pm Dinner 7:30pm. Gala Tickets $85 per person, Dance $40. For tickets contact Albert 514 808 3521, Andy 514 367 0250, Jean 438 876 7507, Ken 514 331 0628, Louise 514 345 8456 and Nigel 514 894 3856.

Uptown Reggae Nights – Queens of Reggae Edition
The Jamaica Association of Montreal presents Uptown Reggae Nights – Queens of Reggae edition on Friday 2nd September 2016 at 9 PM. Taking place at Jamaican’s Association of Montreal in Montreal, Quebec. Featuring Juliet Nelson and The Blessed Band, Kaisha Lee and Sweetz. Musical entertainment by James Bond, Little Thunder and Dynamic Sounds. Hosted by Nadine from Positive Vibes. Tickets $10.

Guyana  Anniversary Gala
The Guyana Cultural Association of Montreal cordially invites you to its 49th Anniversary Gala on Saturday 10th September 2016. Held at Eveagreen Reception Hall, 5011 Buchan Montreal. Cocktails start at 6pm and dinner begins at 7pm. Entertainment by actors Andre Wiltshire and Howard Lorrimer and music provided by DJ Toney! Open bar all night and formal attire. Cost: $75 per person and $40 for dance only. For tickets/reservations call: (450) 445-0747, (514) 969-7416 & (514) 365-1198.

Cocktails and Creativity
March 8 Media Ent presents Cocktails and Creativity on Saturday 10th September 2016 from 5pm to 10pm at Espace Urbaine, 5926 Rue Saint-Hubert. A night filled with Montreal’s creative artists, giveaways, food and fun. $15 gets you in the door plus the signature drink for the night. Come check it out…tickets available on

Bus Trip to Watertown  
Loyal Mizpah Lodge #11 cordially invite you to their Bus Trip to Watertown, U.S.A. on Saturday 10th September 2016. Bus leave from –Newman Mall, LaSalle (front of maxi) at 7:00a.m. –Van Horne Shopping Center at 7:30 a.m. –West Island Mall (front of maxi) at 8:00a.m. “Limited seats, Book Early” Donation; $45.00 bring traveling documents. For further info please call: Alexis 514-594-5443 George 514-582-1434 Mervyn 514-296-7568 Geoffrey 514-219-8257

Kola Readings
The next Kola Readings will be held on September 12, 2016, 7-9 pm at 2741 Notre-Dame West. The confirmed Guest readers are Christopher Di Raddo, Fred Anderson, and Jerry Alexandre, followed by an open mic.

Ladies Night Out
Mr. Luck Dog from Crystal Sounds and Sharlene First Lady present Ladies Night Out starring Ragashanti and DJ Criss Cross on Saturday 24th September 2016 at Catalogna Lounge, 775 1st Ave Montreal.

Savoys Toute Bagay
Savoys present Toute Bagay on Sunday 25th September 2016 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 or 514-223-6296.

Ziggy Marley on Tour
On Tuesday 27th September 2016 at L’Olympia, 004 St. Catherine Est Montréal, Ziggy Marley would take the stage. For more info contact 514-845-3524 or visit

I-Octane Live
Onenation & Tri-City Ent proudly presents I-Octane Live

Rip The Runway
Fashion For a Cause and Caribbean Promotion Presents Rip The Runway Montreal on Thanksgiving Saturday October 8. Held at TMR Schofield Hall 90 Roosevelt Ave. Doors open at 7:45pm and Showtime starts at 8:30pm. Hosted by Breakfast TV’S Catherine Verdon Diamond & The Malik Saheed Show’s Malik Saheed. TICKETS: Adv $30 / Door $40 & Online If you haven’t been… This is one to attend! Info: call 514 690-0836, 514 951-3194 & 514 232-1947