Jamaica Day 2016 July 9
Jamaica Association of Montreal Inc. invites all Montrealers to a celebration of J’can music food and cultural explorations at  the 35th annual Jamaica Day on Saturday, July 9, at Parc Jean Drapeau starting at 2pm. Non stop music with performances by Chelsea Stewart, Roen “Blu R’va Higgins, Robin & Uprising Ras Out, Jason Brown, Face-T & Solid Ground Band, King Shadrock & The Untouchables Band, Westcan Folk Performers, DJ TLC, James Bond. Hosted by Nadine, Sampaloo & VibeTime. Free Admission.. Info 514 737-8229

SVG Picnic at  Browns Bay on JULY 16
On Saturday July 16, tens of thousands of Vincies, their friends and supporters will gather at Brown’s Bay in Thousand Islands for the annual St. Vincent and The Grenadines Family Picnic.
They will be there in their numbers from New York, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and other Canadian and US cities . For  514 364 3299;  438 238-2001 450 676 7508

Trini Day on Sunday,  July 17, at Parc Jean Drapeau
Trini Day is accepted by all to be one of the biggest outdoor parties in Montreal. So on Sunday July 17 the gathering will be at Parc Jean Drapeau for another pot-pourie of calypso, soca and chutney music together with sweet sound of steelpan music.
Special guests this year will be Destiny Band from Toronto, Mr. Vic and The Scene, Leisa, Soca Kid and a strong line up of other local performers. Trini food and folklore in ample supply.
Trini Day in the Parc gets underway at 1 PM and runs until 11 PM. 514 334 0270 514 967 9235

Cornucopia BBQ
Cornucopia Association of Canada Inc. invites you all to their BBQ Party on Saturday June 18, 2pm-2am. Rain or shine it’s an indoor and outdoor event at U.N.I.A Hall, 2741, Notre Dame West. Come and enjoy music by DJ Lenky and special guest artist King Shadrock. A meal and one beverage of your choice are included (food will only be served 4-8pm). Advance tickets are $20, $25 at the door and children under 12 is $12. For dance only is $10 after 8pm. Info and tickets: (514) 792-4775, (514) 971-2406, (514) 807-1985.

Oldies Dance
The Club Social Antillais Inc. invites all you party people to an Oldies Dance, June 11. Happening at Le Manoir Ballroom, 5319 Ave. Notre Dame de Grace, from 9pm to 3am. Come and enjoy fishcakes, a solid bar, and music by DJ Austin. There will be door prizes… Ladies will receive one free drink before 11pm.

Caribbean Voices Breakfast
Caribbean Voices invite you to their 5th annual Breakfast and Entertainment event on Saturday, June 25. From 10am-1pm. Held at St. Philip’s Anglican Church, 7505 Sherbooke St., West. Donation is $15. Children 6yrs-12yrs $5.  Come and enjoy a variety of delicious and healthy morning foods! For info: call (514) 484-6111, (514) 368-7008  (514) 334-2831.

Red and Blue Affair
C.Y. & Friends presents “Bring Back The Love” Red and Blue Affair on Saturday, July 2, 10pm. The party will be held at MCSO, 7401 Newman Blvd and invites all Montrealers to enjoy a night dedicated to the love for real school music delivered by Dj Smokey, FireT and Marvelous. Tickets available at Jah B Restaurant, Princessa and Carribbean Curry House. Food and refreshments on sale all night!

Montserratian  Brunch
The Montserrat Association of Montreal invites you 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.

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: juliegauris@gmail.com. Deadline for applications is July 8, 2016.

CARIBBEAN PIONEER WOMEN OF CANADA EVENTS FOR 2016:
Annual Tea Party
Caribbean Pioneer Women of Canada invites you to enjoy some tea and sweets at their 27th annual tea party Sunday, July 10, 4pm. At Centre Loisirs, 1375 Grenet Street (corner Grenet and Thimens).

Trip to Ottawa/Casino
Caribbean Pioneer Women of Canada invites you all on a trip to Ottawa/Casino on Saturday, August 13. Lunch is included and supper starts at 5pm at the Richelieu Carlton. The Bus departs from Queen Mary road and Decarie Boulevard at 8:30am. Tickets are $65.

Day Trip day To Mont Tremblant
Caribbean Pioneer Women of Canada invites all Montrealers to spend the day at Mont Tremblant to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the colorful fall foliage on Saturday, October 15. Tickets cost__ and lunch is included. Two pick-up locations: Bus departs from Queen Mary road and Decarie Boulevard at 8:30am. The second bus departs from Chateauguay in front of Archambault music store at 9:30am.

Trip to Jamaica
Caribbean Pioneer Women of Canada invites you to an all-inclusive trip to Jamaica from September 17-24, 2016 at the Royal DeCameron in Runway Bay. For prices and info contact:  Thelma (514) 744-5216 or Fay (514) 624-15

CommunityCONTACT Gala
Montréal Community CONTACT will pay tribute to some of those who help built our community  at our Anniversary Gala on Sunday, September 11 from 5:30 PM-11 PM.
It will be an opportunity to recognize and celebrate individuals, who through their efforts and achievements helped to make our community stronger and Montreal a better place.  The event takes place at the Crown Plaza Hotel, 6600 Cote De Liesse. Tickets can be purchased and reserved by calling (514) 489-4540.