Carnival Queens Go forth on June 6

The Miss Montreal Carnival Queen show is produced by Dawn McNichols.
The show provides young women with a platform to display their talents, build self-confidence, self-esteem and social skills. The contestants range from ages 18-25 years. They will compete in five categories  with thousands of dollars and other prizes at stake.
The contestants are either in college or about to enter college.  They all have aspirations  to further their education and go on to university. The PRIZE monies will  assist them in doing so.
Two of our community best entertainers C-Koo Slim and Aphatanan will be on hand to serenade the Queens and the audience.
Cocktail hour at 7 PM and Showtime 8pm.Info. Dawn 514-951-3194

Golf Tournament

At Atlantide Golf Course 2201 Blvd. Don Quichotte, Notre-Dame-L’Ile-Perrot on Friday August 14, join Dr. Oliver Jones for his golf tournament. There will be various contests. Registration at 10am and tee-off time 12:30pm. This is a fundraising event for Union United church building project.

Father’s Day Comedy Show

On Sunday, June 21 at Caribbean Paradise 8080 Newman LaSalle from 6:30pm, Nato will be hosting a Father’s day Comedy Show. Come out and see performances by Nato, Lady Joyce, Joyce Mcrae, Carlos, Julian McIntosh, Jaalle, Ezra and Kemba.
Advance Tickets are $10 and at the door $15.
For more info (438) 937 1924, (514) 363 8080.
For registration and more www.unionunitedchurchmtl.ca, (514) 932-8731, or www.golfatlantide.com

Jump For A Cure J’Ouvert

Carnival Freaks Mas Band presents “Jump for a cure J’Ouvert” on Saturday July 4. Music will be by North America’s Top Deejays such as Boom Champions, Energy Squad, DJ Webstar and more.
A registration fee of $50 is mandatory to take part.
Part of the proceeds will be donated to the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation.
For more info Anthony G (647) 821-4522, carnivalfreaksmas@gmail.com (Montreal) or Corey Howard (647) 980-7715, infoblacksage@gmail.com (Toronto.)

Montreal Int’l Reggae Fest

Once more, the Montreal International Reggae Fest would be holding their annual event at the Old Port of Montreal this August 14 to 16 with Reggae classics and dancehall phenomenon. Enjoy music from Shabba Ranks, Beres Hammond, Cocoa Tea, Lady Saw and more.For tickets www.ticketpro.ca, (514) 790-1111, 1 (866) 908-9090 and for more info www.montrealreggaefest.com.

Caribbean Splendor for Carifiesta 2015

Montreal Carnival Associates brings you Carifiesta 2015 under theme “Caribbean Splendor” on July 4 on St-Catherine Street. Music by DJ Calm and David SuperSound and you will have your bandleader Dave Marshall.
For costumes info (514) 344-9742, (514) 983-9742 or (514) 739-8484.

Madge Bus Trip to Watertown
On Saturday July 11 there would be a bus trip to Watertown for a small fee of $45. Departure will be at Van Horne Shopping Centre at 7am sharp. Drop-offs at Fairview Shopping Centre and Lionel-Groulx Metro station upon return. Info Madge (514) 341-3803.

I Heart #Reggae

On Saturday May 30, join renowned Reggae artiste Kaisha Lee for her CD launch at Les Bobards 4328 Blvd. St- Laurent starting at 10pm.. Admission is $10.  Info www.kaishalee.ca or www.iheartreggae.ca.

Oldies Dance 2015
The Club Social Antillais Inc. invites all you party fans on Saturday June 6 for the Oldies Dance. From 9pm to 3am, enjoy fishcakes, a solid bar and music by DJ Austin at Le Manoir Ballroom, 5319 Avenue Notre Dame de Grace. Tickets are $15.

Caribbean Expressions Tent opening

On Sunday June 7 at 6767 Cote-des-Neiges road, join Caribbean Expressions tent opening for “I Love Calypso” at 6pm. Listen to the talents from Spivey, Jaalie, Handy Andy, Kemba, Sheryl, Lady B, Signing Designer, Ezra and ACD Drummers. Music will be by Master J Productions.
For more info (514) 369-2082, (514) 595-3901 or (514) 812-9135.

Guyana Cultural Assoc. Brunch
On Saturday June 13 at St. Paul’s Anglican Church Hall (metro: Cote-St. Catherine, bus: 129) join the Guyana Cultural assoc. of Montreal for their family brunch from 10am to 3pm.  Come and enjoy tasty Guyanese cuisine.
Info.: (514) 365-1198, (514) 697-9823, (514) 746-6557, (514) 969-7416, (450) 445-0747 or (514) 626-7557.

LEAP Concert
LEAP (Lifestyle Empowerment Advancement Program) will be holding a free Gospel concert on June 19 at 6767 Cote Des Neiges at 7pm.
All are invited.

Montserrat Assoc. Brunch
Montserrat Assoc. of Montreal invites the public for their Annual Brunch on Sunday June 28 at 2pm at La Manoir 5319 Notre-Dame. The event would be honoring Joseph Edwards and Lucille Galloway.
Donation: Adults: $20 Children: (6-12) $10
For tickets or more info (514) 744-1058, (514) 368-1006 or (438) 876-2386.
Kola Readings

Kola Readings/Lectures Kola, co-hosted by Maguy Métellus and H Nigel Thomas, June 8, 7 to 9 pm. 2741 Notre-Dame West. Invited guests include Horace Goddard, Jeanine James, and Ehab Lotayef. Open mic as well.

Barbados House Events

Tapas and culinary demo with chef Jae Anthony
On Saturday June 13 from 1 to 3pm at 6767 Cote-des-Neiges road, Barbados House Montreal inc. invites the public to their live and learn session with Jae-Anthony. Come out and indulge in a culinary and learning experience. Tapas and a demonstration will be provided. To reserve Susanne (514) 513-2778.
Meet the high commissioner
On Sunday June 21 from 6 to 9pm, it will be a s
ocial evening with the High Commissioner of Barbados Her Excellency, Ms. Yvonne Walkes at Hampton Inn and Suites 1900 Trans- Canada Highway Dorval. Sponsored by Best Bite Catering.

Shopping in Conway

In the week of June 27-28, join them for their bus trip to North Conway with shopping in North Conway, Concord and Lebanon. Bus departs Maxi Fairview 6:30am, Van Horne Shopping Centre 7am and Newman Shopping Centre (LaSalle) 7:30am.
For more info Lynette (514) 634-4359, Susanne (514) 513-2778, Sean (514) 969-5371 or email barbadoshousemtl@gmail.com.

Kiddies and Adult Carnival

Looking for members for both kiddies and adult carnival. Contact Nifa (438) 404-8419 for kiddies’ costumes.

Roots Cultural Assoc.

Celebrating its 38th Anniversary Roots Cultural Association presents “From North to South.”
For costumes info (514) 884-0488, (514) 927-0450, (438) 933-8445, (514) 880-7837, (438) 935-5266, www.rootsculturalassociation.com, mascamp@rootsculturalassociation.com or visit their mascamp at 5131 Decarie Blvd. (between Queen Mary and Isabella) bus 51 from Snowdon Metro.