Down below is a list that composes of great activities you can do this weekend from Thursday, April 27th until Sunday, April 30th! It's officially almost the end of April and May is rapidly approaching brining sunshine to our city.It's time to embrace spring and start those summer activities early by enjoying all the insane things you can do this weekend!
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For Thursday, April 27th - 2017, Click "NEXT"
Thursday, April 27th, 2017:
1. Enjoy This Weekend And Go Swinging On The 21 Balançoires
Spring is awesome for many reasons. Budding plants, beautiful sunshine, and the super fun 21 Balancoires exhibit that takes place in the Quartier Des Spectacles annually.
When: April 10 through May 28, 2017
Where: Quartier Des Spectacles
2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Last Weekend Of "Passage à Découvert"
"Passage à découvert" is an opportunity to discover the works of tomorrow’s contemporary artists and teachers who will take their place in museums, galleries and schools. The exhibition illustrates the students’ creative vitality, curiosity and freedom and bears witness to recent graduates’ professionalism and the excitement that their projects stir up. Presented each year, this exhibition also reveals the wealth and diversity of the programs offered by the École des arts visuels et médiatiques, which favours a multidisciplinary education.
Where: Galerie de l'UQAM
When: April 20, 2017 to April 29, 2017
3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Bar Darling
Forget about those average places that just serve dinner and then transform into a bar and check out Bar Darling where you can enjoy all of life's wonder... Coffee and Alcohol. This Plateau cafe-bar is officially changing the game in Montreal!
Where:4328 St Laurent Blvd
4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To La Diperie
Why not quench your sweet tooth this weekend with some delicious ice cream from La Diperie! They are probably the most famous ice cream shop in all of Montreal, so spring wouldn't be complete without it. It is going to be 27 degrees!
Where: 68 Ave des Pins E
5. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To La Belle Et Le Boeuf For Sangria
Like I said, this Thursday is going to be 27 degrees so celebrate the summer weather with a nice pitcher or Sangria with your BFFs!
Price: Pitcher = $22
Types: Over 7 fruity flavors!!!
Ambiance: Lowkey restaurant vibes with good music, great for a first date!
For Friday, April 28th - 2017, Click "NEXT"
Friday, April 28th - 2017:
1. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See The First Showing Of The Movie The Circle
When Mae (Emma Watson) is hired to work for the world’s largest and most powerful tech & social media company, she sees it as an opportunity of a lifetime. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company’s founder, Eamon Bailey (Tom Hanks), to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every decision she makes begin to affect the lives and future of her friends, family and that of humanity.
When: In Theaters Friday, April 28th, 2017
2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The LAST WEEKEND Of tHE Butterflies Go Free Exhibit
Step into the almost spa-like setting of the Main Exhibition Greenhouse, where the heat and the flowers’ sweet fragrance help you forget winter. All around you, hundreds of colorful butterflies flit joyously about amidst the lush greenery, filling you with a sense of lightness and inviting you to relax.
When: February 23 to April 30, 2017
Where: Montreal Botanical Gardens - 4101, rue Sherbrooke Est
3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Nini's Meatball House
Nini Meatball House is the absolute most adorable restaurant for a date night! The decor it subtle and the food is absolutely amazing. Of course they are most known for their mouth watering meatballs and Mac and Cheese balls!
Where: 752 Notre-Dame St W
4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To B-312 Gallery
The Gallery B-312 invites artists from all disciplines in visual and media arts, as well as commissioners or artists' collectives, to submit an exhibition, performance, video or any other type of project, In and off-site events for its next calendar of activities.
When: April 22, 2017 to May 13, 2017
Where: 372, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest
5. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To SAT’s Audio-Visual Exhibit
The SAT presents Displacement, a new audiovisual piece from a collaboration between the artists TiND and Création Ex Nihilo, on the original soundtrack 'La Vision' by FROID.The video will be shown every day (free admission) during the opening hours of the culinary lab (3rd floor).
When: All Month!
Where: 1201, boulevard Saint-Laurent
For Saturday, April 29th - 2017, Click "NEXT"
Saturday, April 29th - 2017:
1. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Montreal's Record Convention
Brought to you by Aux 33 Tours and Disques Beatnick, the Montreal Record Convention is back and it's in great shape! This time, entrance will be free startin at 10am. There will also be guest DJs playing records all afternoon in order to set the mood.
The Montreal Record Convention is no less than 40 independent merchants, selling records from their personal collections. Many rarities will be available only for this occasion!
Those of you who are interested can always arrive earlier in order to scrutinize the selection before everyone else with the famous "early bird" tariff. Starting at 8am, for the cost of $20, you will be able to scrutinize the records before everybody else.
When: Saturday April 29th, 2017
Where: 5035 Rue St-Dominique
Price: FREE Admission
2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Paddle Board Yoga
Discover a quite new practice which reminds us that of the SUP yoga (paddle board yoga). A wooden minimalist board with cradles which allow certain degree of movement to whom(which) we chain postures of yoga. What gives us the sensation to be on the water on a board with paddle (stand(pit) up paddle board). This will help develop your balance!
When: Saturday, April 29th - 12:15 PM
Where: Centre Kinesphère, 1565 Avenue du Mont-Royal Est
3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To A DIY Natural Face Mask and Bath Salt Course
Need a moment of rest and interested to learn more about natural alternatives? Relax and learn how to make your body treatments 100% natural, with simple ingredients. The founder of Ecoderma, a Montreal company that offers natural and vegan care, will give this workshop at Anticafé Montréal. These products will be perfect for pampering and taking care of one's skin, naturally.
When: Saturday, April 29th - 11:00 - 12:30 PM
Where: Anticafé Montréal / 294 Rue Sainte-Catherine
Price: $15- $25
4. Enjoy This Weekend At The Gay Village
It's official, this Saturday the Gay village goes car free for terrasses, touring, and window shopping! Oh, and of course we can't forget the rainbow balls they install every year from April to September.
When: Saturday April 29, 2017
Where: Gay Village / St. Cathrine
5. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To TRH-Bar
For all those skaters out there, why not skate your heart away at 2 AM with a beer and all your buddies! And don't you sweat it, anyone can go to TRH-Bar even if you don't skate! Just put on your Vans and walk out the door! You can have a great time just by standing by the bowl and watching the skaters do their thing. Plus, there are two floors, and each play different music!
Where: 699 Boul St-Laurent
For Sunday, April 30th - 2017, Click "NEXT"
Sunday, April 30th - 2017:
1. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts For FREE
Enjoy visiting the collection and discovery exhibitions and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts! I've been almost every month since 2017 and I can honestly say that you never get bored. The art is beautiful and you can literally spend a whole day there!
When: Sunday, April 30th 2017
Where: 1380 Sherbrooke Street West
2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Free Yoga With Lolë St-Denis
Through a series of postures, learn to stretch gently while allowing your body to gain strength and flexibility. The practice of yoga makes it possible to unite the soul, the body, the breath and improves the mental, physical, spiritual and emotional equilibrium.
When: Sun, April 30th, 2017 / 12 PM – 1:00 PM
Where: Belém Café & Yoga / 4409 Blvd Saint-Laurent
3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go Rock Climbing
Enjoy the massive rock climbing walls at Allez Up this weekend with some of your closest friends! On Sunday, you are your buddies and rock climb, boulder, and much more! It's a great workout and a lot of fun.
When: Sunday, April 16th , from 1-5 pm
4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Brunch At TOPSHOP
What would it be like to start your day with a little bite-sized breakfast and a glass of mimosa for a relaxing shopping experience. During this V.I.P conference event you will have the chance to discover the latest spring / summer trends, beauty tips and much more.
When: Sunday, April 30th - 11:30 - 2:00 PM
Where: La Baie d'Hudson / 585 Rue Sainte-Catherine
5. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Arthurs Nosh Bar For Brunch
This super cool restaurant has a modern ambience and amazing food. They are most famous for their latkes that are totally LIT. When you want a simple but delicious lowkey morning then this is the place for you!
Where: 4621 Rue Notre-Dame O