G’da Picnic at St. Zotique Beach

The Grenada National Association of Montreal will be holding their annual picnic at Saint Zotique Beach on Sunday July 22nd. Buses will be leaving Walkley Community Centre and Van Horne Shopping Centre at 8 a.m. Adults pay $35; $10 for children under 12. Tickets must be reserved by July 15. Info. @ 514-240-8990.

Round Robin Tournament

The Montreal United Sports and Cultural Association is calling all card lovers to the 8th Annual All-fours round robin tournament on August 11th and 12th at CEGEP André Laurendeau, 1111 Rue Lapierre, LaSalle. Register early to ensure your spot. Info. 514-487-8953.

WESTCAN BANQUET

West-Can Folk Performing Co. would like to invite you to their banquet on July 14 at Greenspon Auditorium, 5801 Cavendish Blvd., Cote Saint-Luc. Guests of honor will be members of the Trinidad and Tobago contingent for Expo ’67. Cocktails: 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Dinner and entertainment will follow. Tickets are $70. For more info. call: 514-641-9149. Or westcanfolk@gmail.com.

JERK FOOD FESTIVAL

Chateauguay Horizon and Crystal Sounds International are extending an invitation to their Jerk food festivals on Saturday August 4th at Agora, 15 Maple Boulevard in Chateauguay. Featuring a variety of jerk meals, including jerk chicken. Live artist performances and local DJs.

IBEND RIGHT OVA

For a night of laughter, good music and food, come to Mr. Keys for the city’s Bend Right Ova event at Caribbean Paradise, 8080 Newman Boulevard. With music from DJ Jolie Jey, among other great acts. Limited tickets at $15. Info. 514-7771453.

IVORY AND STEEL

Come and delight yourself with an evening of live entertainment, dubbed Ivory and Steel, on July 22nd from 6 p.m. at 6767 Cote Des Neiges. Enjoy pan music from Mr. Pong and Panman Wayne, as well as AJ Music and Ezra Lewis and Fiona.

Guyana Picnic at Voyageur Park

The Guyana Cultural Associations of Montreal and Ottawa invite you to their annual family day picnic on July 14 at Voyageur Provincial Park. The day promises to be a fun-filled one with activities, folk songs, limbo dancing and lots of family fun. Pick-up will be at Place Portobello at 8 a.m., and Fairview Shopping Centre 9 a.m. The charges are $30 for adults and $20 for children under 12. To book call: 514-365-1195, 450-926-1797

Barbados House BBQ on July 6

Barbados House has launched its 2018 Bursary project. In support of the project, Goldies Bar at 7425 St. Jacques West, will host Charity BBQ’s on July 6, July 13 and July 28 from 3 PM to 8 PM. Drop in, buy a drink, make a donation, and have a bite. The food is free and 5.00 will go a long way.

Montserrat Honors Sylvan Duncan

Come and enjoy an afternoon at the Montserrat Association of Montreal’s annual brunch on Sunday July 8th from 1 PM to 6 PM. Mr. Sylvan Duncan will be guest of honor. Saxophonist Julian MacIntosh will supply the music, as well as Romatt Sounds. Info: 450-678-5595, Rosalind 514-833-8716.

Celebrating Swaylan Stoute

Come and join friends and family as they celebrate the life of Swaylan Stoute with a concert on July 7th from 5 p.m. at Trinity Pentecostal Church, 1050 Boul. Shevchenko, LaSalle. Featuring music by Perpetual Praise Choir. Then the party moves to Share The Warmth Hall, 625 Fortune St., in Pointe St. Charles. From 9 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., featuring DJ Dru. Admission is $10.

SVG FAMILY PICNIC

It’s the annual SVG picnic/trip to
Browns Bay 1000 Islands in Ontario, on Saturday, July 21st for an enjoyable family picnic with the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Association of Montreal. Buses will leave from Plamondon Metro at 7:30 a.m. Prices are $45; $20 for children under 12.
Bridget Blucher will be performing at the Picnic for the third time. This year she would be celebrating her 20th Anniversary of Gospel music and will be launching her new CD.  Also expected to perform among others is Winston Soso known as the Rolls Royce of calypso. More artistes to be announced. Children’s games and the Bouncing Castle will be featured.
A large gathering is expected as usual where people take the time to renew acquaintances agreed in a family atmosphere.
Ticket prices are $35 for those 12 years and under and $45 for 13 years and over. For more info. call 514-364-3299, 514-690-8002, 438-868-3808 514-626-1355.