J’ca Assoc Food Bank
The Jamaica Association would like to inform the community that the food bank is back in operation at 4065 Jean Talon West. Food will be distributed every Tuesday, starting at 11a.m. For info. Call Jamaica Association at (514) 737-8229.
Maguy Métellus and H. Nigel Thomas will co-host the monthly Kola Readings/Lectures Kola on Monday August 10, 7-9 p.m. @ 2741 Notre-Dame, West. Invited guests are Clarence Bayne, Novel Thomas, and Roma Bross. Open mic also. For more info (450) 465-5209 or thomasnigelhgmail.com
Be at the Atlantide Golf Course, 2201 Blvd. Don Quichotte, in Notre-Dame-l’Ile-Perrot on Friday, August 14, for the Dr. Oliver Jones golf tournament. Participate in the various contests. Registration at 10 a.m. Tee-off at 12:30 p.m. This is a fundraising event for Union United Church’s building project. For registration and more www.unionunitedchurchmtl.ca, (514) 932-8731, or www.golfatlantide.com
Black Coalition Remembrance Event
The Black Coalition of Quebec commemorates the International Day of Remembrance of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and its Abolition on August 22, with a cocktail at 6 p.m. and a show at 7:30 p.m. at Ciné Théatre Le Château 6956 Saint-Denis (Metro Jean-Talon.) Remember, living our history through dance, songs and theatrical performances by Veeby, David Mezy, Ihozo and others. With MC Keithy Antoine.
For info (514) 489-3830.
G’da Nationals Mr. and Mrs. 40 Plus
The Grenada nationals Assoc. of Montreal is looking for males and females of Caribbean descent, 40 years and over, to partake in its 50th Anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. 40 Plus Caribbean Pageant. For more info. Call Karen (514) 369-5788 or Nicole (514) 240-8990.
Guyana Assoc. Gala
The Guyana Cultural Association of Montreal invites the public to their 48th Anniversary Gala at Eveagreen Reception Hall, 5011 Buchan, on Saturday, September 12. Cocktails from 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Entertainment by Hilton “Bamboo Fire” Hemerding, Guyana’s number 1 folk singer. There will be an open bar, formal attire. Music by DJ Calm. For info Leebert (540) 445-0747 or Mariette (514) 969-7416.
A Tea Party
On Saturday, September 12, beginning at 2 p.m., be at the LEAP (Lifestyle Empowerment Advancement Program), at 6767 Cote Des Neiges. Prizes for the best shoes, hats and lots of giveaways… Admission $20. For info (514) 952-2741 or (514) 572-4724.
Antigua & Barbuda Banquet
The Antigua & Barbuda Association of Montreal Inc. invites the general public to their 34th Independence Anniversary Banquet at IL Gabbiano, 1550 rue Lapierre on Saturday November 14 at 6 p.m. For info (514) 233-3589 or (450) 670-3286.