Friday, November 29, 2019

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Things to do this coming holiday season:

This free, two-day celebration encourages booklovers of all ages and interests to browse, buy and get books signed, just in time for holiday gift-giving. With Quebec publishers and authors on hand, expect hundreds of new titles for sale, along with readings and other events happening throughout the fair.
TIME: 10:00 - 17:00, 30 November - 1 December
LOCATION: Concordia University, McConnell Building—1400 Blvd. Maisonneuve West, MTL

Nutcracker Market benefitting the Nutcracker Fund for Children - Les Grands Ballets de Montréal

The 10th edition of the Nutcracker Market will take place from November 28 to December 8, 2019. Over 100 exhibitors will come together in the Palais des Congrès shopping mall to offer a wide range of goods and give you a head start on your holiday celebrations.



Everything you need to know about the 2019 CBC Sing-In:

On Sunday, Dec. 8, join us for the city's biggest and oldest sing-along at the Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul and Bourgie Hall— the CBC Sing-In. Now in its 40th year, the Sing-In presents beloved carols, with an audience of 1,500 singing along. The concert will feature the Choir of the Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul, the Sing-In brass and percussion ensemble, organist Jonathan Oldengarm and conductor Jean-Sébastien Vallée. Tickets for the event are free and will be available once again through Eventbrite on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. ET. Enter for "CBC Christmas Sing-In 2019".

If you don't get a ticket, you can still watch the live stream at

MMFA during the holidays:

Everyone during the holiday season, from Saturday, December 21, 2019, to Sunday, January 5, 2020!
Museum VIP members; People aged 20 and under; People aged 65 and up every Thursday.
Persons with reduced mobility and their caregivers (in addition to free admission to the major exhibition on view); The general public: the first Sunday of every month; Holders of a ticket for a major exhibition.
Families taking part in the activities will receive a dated pass; Underprivileged groups taking part in the Sharing the Museum programme, which benefits from the support of sponsors.
All holders of membership cards from our cultural partners will enjoy the same discounts as applicable to admission to Major Exhibitions.


Monday, November 18, 2019

WASM newsletter for November 18, 2019

Details for the Holiday Luncheon:
  • Doors open at 11:15. For those of you who are new this year, if you have any items in good condition around your home that you may no longer be using, please bring them as we hold a silent auction. Proceeds of this go back to the WASM and help bring you the fabulous programming that we offer. If you are bringing items, please come anytime between 11:15 and 12:30 to set them out.
  • A short speech and ceremony will take place at 12:45
  • Lunch service will begin at 1pm sharp and end at 3pm.
  • The silent auction bids will close at 3:15 and all guests should have departed by 3:45 at the latest.
  • If you have a gift that you would like to bring as a gift  exchange for the members, please bring that too, as there are never enough to go around. It need not be expensive, it is just for the pleasure of having something to open. Please gift wrap these items. These will be put into a draw along with the gifts offered by WASM this year. 
Reminder - the show is on until December 22nd, 2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019

WASM members in the spotlight

Eileen donated two paintings to the Centaur Theatre for their Annual Gala and Auction Fundraiser. The sale of the two works brought in an additional $1000.00, going directly to the needs of the theatre.    

Monday, November 4, 2019

WASM Newsletter for November 4, 2019


The Royal Montreal Regiment Museum Exhibit about the war in Afghanistan:
The exhibition is on now until November 10, 2019, at the RMR’s armoury on Sainte-Catherine Street. 
Location: 4625 St-Catherine St. West, Westmount.
Mon / Tues, 10 AM to 7 PM
Wed, 10 AM to 9 PM
Thurs / Fri, 10 AM to 7 PM
Sat / Sun, 10 AM to 5 PM
For more information: