Beres and Shabba for Reggae Fest

Shabba Ranks, Beres Hammond, Cocoa Tea, Lady Saw are lined up to headline the Montreal International Reggae Fest 2015 edition. All taking place at the Old Port of Montreal on August 14 to 16
For tickets www.ticketpro.ca, www.montrealreggaefest.com.

Faycil’s BBQ on May 18

Enjoy some nice BBQ at Restaurant and Bakery “Faycil” 500 rue Provost, Lachine for ‘Victoria Day” on May 18 from 12 noon to 9pm.
Scrumptious BBQ pork ($10) and BBQ chicken ($7) served with homemade sauce will have you licking your fingers. Info (514) 538-6710.

St. Kitts & Nevis Gospel
On Sunday May 17 from 5 to 8:30pm, will be Gospel music galore at Caribbean Paradise Restaurant 8080 Newman Blvd. hosted by St. Kitts & Nevis Cultural Association of Montreal.

Barbados House Events
Social Evening
On Saturday, May 16 at St. Mark’s Church Hall 1650 Decelles St. from 2 to 6 p.m., join them for their social evening with food, drinks and games. There will be that famous Barbados pudding and souse, coconut bread, pone, cakes, turnovers, fish cakes, mauby, sorrel and soft drinks.
Bus Trip
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 at 6:30 a.m., Van Horne Shopping Centre 7 a.m. and Newman Shopping Centre (LaSalle) 7:30 a.m.
For more info. Lynette (514) 634-4359, Susanne (514) 513-2778, Sean (514) 969-5371 or email barbadoshousemtl@gmail.com.

Cote-des-Neiges Child Care Centre
Caribbean Night Extravaganza  

On Saturday, May 23, Montrealers will join Mr. Osborne Allen and his staff at Cote-des-Neiges Child Care Centre for their Third Annual “Caribbean Night Extravaganza” at Schofield Hall 90 Roosevelt Ave.
It will be an evening of celebration that will include music, dance and food with catering from Best Bite Catering.
Several top performers including Mierelle Philosca, CeCe Walker, Cleopatra Marshall and Pete Douglas will be on hand to entertain what usually guests of the evening. Music also by TnT Styles from 6pm to 2am with cocktails from 6 to 7pm.
Info:  C.P.E Cote-des-Neiges (514) 733-1397, Mr. Allen (514) 620-5876 or Triple AAA (514) 344-5353.

Guyana Assoc. Events

On May 24, from 3 to 6pm at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 3970, Cote- Ste. Catherine, the Guyana Cultural Association of Montreal invites everyone to their “Tea Party With A Flair.”
Bring your own teacup and best hat for there will be a special prize in the teacup and hat category.
It will be lots of fun.
Info. (514) 365-1198, (514) 697-9823, (450) 445-0747.

Caribbean Pioneer Women events

Join the Caribbean Pioneer Women of Canada on May 16 for their trip to Ottawa/ Rideau Carlton Casino Tulip Festival. (Lunch will be included)
Then on Sunday June 7, for their 26th Annual Tea Party at 4pm at Centre Loisirs 1375 Grenet Street (Corner Grenet and Thimens,)
Their trip to Western Canada to explore the Rockies will be from August 12 to August 17., For more info (514) 744-5216

Lorraine Klaasen in Concert

On May 23 from 8pm, it will be an intimate concert at Caribbean Restaurant 8080 Newman. Lorraine Klaasen will perform with Juno Award winning musicians, singing her Mother’s South Africa Jazz and a surprise guest. Dinner and concert will be $35 and concert only $20. Info (514) 363-8080.

Khai’s Evening of Classics

On Sunday May 24 at 6767 Cote-des-Neiges road from 6pm, enjoy an evening of classics with Khai Lewis-Welsh (Soprano). She will be joined by  Janusz Wolny (Baritone), and Magdelena Wolny (Pianist).
Info (514) 735-6936 or (514) 618-2745.

Oldies Dance on June 6

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.
SVG Banquet

St. Vincent & the Grenadines Association of Montreal inc. invite Montrealers to their banquet and ball celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the SVGAM on Saturday May 30 at the Schofield Hall 90 Roosevelt Ave. Banquet and Ball will be $75 while Ball alone $40 (open bar.) Cocktails from 6:30 to 7:30pm and music by New Concept Crew while entertainment by Gideon James (formerly of “Touch”) and Pete Douglas.
For tickets and info (514) 364-3299, (514) 626-1355, (514) 369-8002, (514) 271-2371, (514) 481-2897, (438) 868-3808 or (450) 676-7508.

Miss Montreal

On Saturday June 6, Caribbean Promotions invites the public to a Dinner and Dance at Le Manoir 5319 Notre-Dame-de-Grace at 8pm. with a special guest appearances by  C-Koo Slim and  Aphtanan. Music by DJ Nicholas and DJ Blaze
For more info Dawn (514) 591-3194 or (514) 779-5628.

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.
For info (514) 744-1058, (514) 368-1006 or (438) 876-2386.

Caribbean Splendor for Carifiesta 2015

Montreal Carnival Associates together with bandleader Dave Marshall introduce their Carifiesta 2015 presentation “Caribbean Splendor” on July 4 on St-Catherine Street. Music by DJ Calm and David SuperSound. Ther are looking  for both kiddies and adult players. For costumes info (514) 344-9742, (514) 983-9742, (438) 404-8419  or (514) 739-8484 for costumes.

Father’s Day Comedy

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.
For more info (438) 937 1924, (514) 363 8080.