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Join an impactful 1-hour yoga session with Cynthia Maher at the Harpell Community Center on May 4 and support Nova West Island. Note that snacks and door prizes will also be offered. Click here to register as spaces are filling up!

The Beaurepaire community is collaborating once again this year with the NOVA West Island community for the Big Beau Garage Sale on May 11! Join a wonderful community initiative with 100+ Garage Sales from 9-2 and enjoy free musical performances. Sign up here to host a garage sale on your driveway.

Join the Alzheimer Society of Montreal for the 20th edition of the Walk for Alzheimer’s on May 26. Click here to get the details and register!

Events

Community Kitchens

Part workshop and part community meal, this program allows West Island residents to cook and eat together, and best of all, take home the leftovers! Click here to access the schedule. Register prior by sending an email to [email protected].

Executives Available is offering free workshops and personalized career counseling on May 14 & 28 for executives and professionals over the age of 35 who are looking for employment. Contact them at 514-697-2227 or [email protected] to register.

Literacy Unlimited is hosting a free workshop for 55+ from 12:30-1:30 pm on May 21 at Literacy Unlimited in Pointe-Claire. Learn how to sprout super-healthy seeds and legumes and grow microgreens all year long. To sign up, call 514-694-0007. 

The West Island Youth Symphony Orchestra is hosting a flute concert at St. Thomas High School on May 26 at 3pm. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online

Carrefour jeunesse-emploi de l’Ouest-de-l’Île invites all job seekers in the West Island between the ages of 16-35 years old to join them on May 30 to meet local employers on-site looking to hire. More information to come on their website.

Did You Know?

The West Island Crisis Centre will be offering a support group focusing on communication and interpersonal relationships in June. Registration is open throughout the month of May! Contact them to register 514-684-6160

The West Island Citizen Advocacy is proud to launch the Warren Wilfred Thomas Award for Extraordinary Service to the Community. This award will recognize an individual who exhibits extraordinary service to the community over time. Learn more here.

Psychoeducational Mentorship Program

AMCAL Family Services’ Psychoeducational Mentorship Program is a one-on-one coaching session, tailored for young adults aged 18 to 30, addressing aspects of daily living, social interactions, and communication needs. Learn more here.

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