Community News and Events

Community News and Events

MCSO Fundraising Brunch

On Sunday, January 25, the Montreal Caribbean Social Organization invites you to a fundraising brunch. Beginning at 1 p.m., enjoy a Caribbean-style meal with music, live entertainment and more at the MCSO hall, 7401 35-B Newman, LaSalle. For tickets and info (514) 364-5113.

Rockhead’s Memorial Tourney

Sunday, January 25, is the third annual Ken Rockhead’s memorial pool tournament. Come out and support this benefit for the ALS Society at the Skratch, 7803 Newman Boulevard, LaSalle. The fun begins at 12 p.m. There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Ladies are welcome. All donations accepted. There will be finger food.

CCFA  Brunch

On Sunday, January 25, all are invited to the Carifiesta Team’s 1st family fundraising Caribbean- style Sunday Brunch. From 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., enjoy an array of Caribbean foods such as fry bake, sweet bread, eggs, salt fish and ackee, smoked herring, fried plantain, pancakes, sausages, fruits, coffee, tea, fruit punch, sorrel and more. Hungry yet? Bring the whole family. There will be lots of door prizes and raffles… At the Nelson Mandela Center, 4320 Ave. Vezina (beside Bill Durnan Arena, on Vezina). For tickets and info (514) 216-8653, (514) 928-5825 or (438) 933-8445.

Grenada Independence Events

DJ Party
On Saturday, February 7, there will be a Grenada Independence party. Grenadian DJs will host this event at 5215 de la Savane.
Church Service
The Grenada Nationals Association/Grenada Honorary Consul for Montreal invites you on Sunday, February 8, for the Independence church service. At St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 3970 Cote Sainte Catherine, 11 a.m.

Award Show and Dance
On Saturday, February 21, it’s the Independence Awards Ceremony Show and Dance to celebrate Grenada-Carriacou-and Petite Martinique’s 41st Anniversary of Independence. Enjoy a wonderful evening, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the EveaGreen Reception Hall, 5011 Buchan.
featuring entertainment by Elimus Gilbert “Inspector”, then dance the night away with music by DJ 20/20. At the EveaGreen Reception Hall, 5011 Rue Buchan (Namur Metro/bus #92 & #165). Dress formal. For tickets and info (514) 369-5788, (514) 483-2178 or (514) 561-8546.

Mother & Daughter

On Saturday, March 28, come out for a mother and daughter concert featuring six-time Canada Calypso Monarch, Tara Macomere Fifi Woods and her daughter, Mandy Woods a reggae music award winner. They will be in concert here  in Montreal. For info (438) 937-1924 or (514) 487-4918.
BCQ Youth program

The Black Coalition of Quebec is offering youth between the ages of 16 and 30 an opportunity to participate in a program “Integration Jeunesse.” Courses begin Monday, February 2 and run for twelve weeks. Successful participants will be placed with companies for expected permanent employment. For details and info (514) 489-3830.

Alzheimer’s info @ Guyana Assoc.

On Sunday, January 25, the Guyana Cultural Association invites the public to an information session on Alzheimer’s disease. Beginning at 4:30 p.m., learn about this disease and early recognition with counselor-coordinator of the Alzheimer Groupe Incorporated, Karin Derouaux, at St. Paul’s Church, 3970 Cote St Catherine Road (Bus 129 metro Cote St. Catherine.


The West Island Black Community Association free legal clinic is open. Lawyer Herbert M. Brownstein B.A., B.CL. L.L.B. is there to help you with legal advice, at 48 C, 4th Avenue, Roxboro. By appointment only. Contact (514) 683-3925.