Community News May 24, 2018

Community News May 24, 2018

BellA Forte launches ‘Hear Me Out’

The invitation goes out  to  music lovers in Montreal to join BellA Forte  and her  impressive roster of  musicians on Thursday May 31st for the launch of her recently released EP,  “Hear Me Out”  at Club Petit Campus, 57 Rue Prince Arthur E, Montréal, QC H2X 1B4. The $10 ticket price includes the CD or a download code for the EP. Tickets are available online or at the door on the day of the show.

Go to Jamaica with Hilltoppers

Hilltoppers say to join them as they embark on a week of ‘fun and relaxation’ in the exhilarating Ocho Rios, Jamaica.
Trip leaves October 7 for seven nights. The price includes one low round trip all-inclusive fare of $1,495 per person (double occupancy). Non-refundable deposit of $200 is due by May 25.
Contact: Kello: (450) 638-5057, Rodney (438) 877-7062, Joel (514) 944-0618, Mike at (514) 364-1258, Junior (514) 660-7865, Adlai (514) 567-9427.

Evangelist Gerry Thompson on May 26
Evangelist Gerry Thompson comes to Montreal with his powerful message of hope and courage as he headlines a strong line up of Gospel performers for the massive benefit concert at the St. Ignatius of Loyola Parish 4455 West Broadway in NDG, Montreal on May 26.
He will share the stage with Zina Edwards, Testify, The Diamond Sisters, Stacy and Family, Elaine, Sophia and Vision of Truth.
It promises to be an evening of inspiration and warm fellowship ands all of Montreal is invited. Doors open at 6PM and tickets are only $20.
Call 438 992 6432

JERK FOOD FEST: June 23- 24

This year,  organizers say food will be in plentiful supply with more than 14 outlet on site providing jerk chicken, jerk pork, fish hamburgers and every other delicious Jamaican and Caribbean treat for the 2nd Annual Montreal Jerk Food  Festival
The two day affair will feature a  Pre-Party on  Saturday,  June 23 and the jerk food  extravaganza  on Sunday June 24 all at the Catalogna Soccerplex, 755 1st Avenue in  Lachine.
The Pre Party will feature live performances by  Serani, Kevin Little, Stone Love, Sustaine and Tony Matterson together with some of  Montreal top sound systems and deejays.
Then on Sunday enjoy music from Mr. Vegas, Stone Love,  Panta Son, Sustane, Saboo, Lachelle and Sampaloo and some the biggest deejays in town as you yam on jerk food.
There will be a Kid’s Village for the little ones.  Also the Montreal Children’s Hospital  will benefit from  donations made on site.  The Annual Montreal Jerk Food  Festival is a presentation of Crystal Sounds International and Friends. Info: 514-231-2004.

The Council for The Black Aging Community of Montreal  invites  members and aspiring members to participate in  the  Annual General Meeting and election of officers to be held on
Thursday 7th June 2018 at 1:00pm Venue: 7401 Newman Boulevard, suite 6, LaSalle H8N 1X3

Oldies Dance 2018 ON JUNE 2ND
Come and relive the good old days at Le Manoir 5319 Avenue Notre-Dame de Grace as we present the Oldies Dance party with music from,
DJ Nicholas and DJ Austin. On June 2nd from 9:00PM-3:00AM.  We are offering, one free drink for each lady before 11PM, there will be door prizes and much more fun. Admission is $15.  at 514-733-1397, 514-620-5876.

WIBCA C’bean brunch
A sumptuous meal and a day full of fun is what the West Island Black Community Association promises to all its attendees for the Caribbean Brunch on Saturday June 2nd FROM 11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. at WIBCA Centre 48-C 4th Avenue South Roxboro Quebec H8Y 2M2. Admission is $20 for adults and $10 for children between 6-12years and free for children aged 5 and under. A portion of all the proceeds will go to WIBCA’s scholarship fund.
For more information call; 514-683-3925/514-624-5037 or visit

Rhema the Hairdresser  is  inviting Montrealers  to the Comedy On The Move show on Friday June 22nd starting at 8:30 at MCSO 7401 Newman Boulevard, LaSalle. With delicious Caribbean dishes by Doreen and live DJs. Tickets are $15.00 for more information call 514-364-5113 or 514-485-5225

The Caribbean Pioneer Women of Canada are open calling applications for their annual scholarships. Open to college and university students up to $1000 in scholarships. For more information please call; 514-932-8731

The Caribbean Pioneer Women of Canada will be having their 29th annual tea party on Sunday 3rd, 2018 at 4 PM at Center Loisirs 1375 Grenet street, Ville St. Laurent. Cost is $25. All are welcome. 514-932-8731

Play mas with ROOTS
The Roots  Cultural Association is  calling on  masqueraders, young and old to come and be a part of Carifiesta 20018 presentation, Survivor. They have costumes for children as well as mature individuals.  This year the band will be an all-inclusive, on the road are food and drinks. For more information visit the Facebook page @Roots cultural association or the website